Staff picks tagged "thriller and suspense"

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I Let You Go

4

Lives are forever changed in mere seconds in this heavy and emotionally raw book that hooked me at page one and never let go. Read more...

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Black Rabbit Hall

4

It's like an episode of "Downton Abbey"-- set in the 1960s-- and directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Read more...

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Patience

5

"A cosmic timewarp deathtrip to the primordial infinite of everlasting love." Not scared off? Keep reading. Read more...

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The Borden Murders: Lizzie Borden and the Trial of the Century

4

A thrilling trip back in time to one of America's first true crime obsessions. Read more...

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In a Dark, Dark Wood

4

If you love Tana French and Gillian Flynn, and have an affinity for creepy, suspense-filled novels, then this is a must-read!! Read more...

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Illuminae

4

Keep your head, hands, arms, legs and feet inside the ride at all times. Please wait to exit until the ride has come to a full and complete stop. Read more...

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The Nest

4

A creepy middle-grade read about supernatural phenomena and fear. Read more...

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The Ex

3

A compellingly twisty legal thriller that will leave you wondering how well you can truly know a person. Read more...

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We Were Liars

4

A dark secret cloaked in Lily Pulitzer. Read more...

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The Deepest Secret

4

Everyone living on this central Ohio cul-de-sac has secrets-- some are much worse than others. Read more...

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What She Knew

4

A super-tense psychological thriller about a missing child and a seemingly unhinged mother. You won't put it down until you know whodunit. Read more...

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Unbecoming

3

In her debut novel, Rebecca Scherm presents a book as slippery and enigmatic as its cunning protagonist. Read more...

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Pretty Baby

4

No good deed goes unpunished in this sly psychological thriller about another woman on another train. Read more...

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Blindsighted

5

Karin Slaughter writes books you cannot put down. Get them, cancel your plans and settle in. You've been warned! Read more...

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The Fixer

4

Clear your schedule for the next few days. This book is going to make you forget about your to-do list. Read more...

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The Bullet

4

This book immediately starts off with a bang. No pun intended. Read more...

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Finding Jake

5

So tense. So good. So gripping. My eyes hurt from staying awake all night to finish it. Read more...

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The Daughter

3

This psychological thriller about every mother's nightmare will keep you reading until the bitter end. Read more...

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The Whispering Skull

4

If you liked Harry Potter, you should read this. There. I said it. Read more...

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Sharp Objects

4

This twisted thriller has more to offer than your typical mystery novel, and it pulls no punches. This small town has lots of dirty secrets to share. Read more...

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Prisoner of Night and Fog

5

If you're looking for a historical novel with rich settings, strong characters and incredible suspense, you won't be disappointed by this book! Read more...

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Illusive

4

"Ocean's 11" meets "X-Men?" Sign me up. Read more...

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The Girl With All the Gifts

4

Sometimes when you open Pandora's box, you get much more than you bargained for. Read more...

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Panic

4

A suspenseful tale of brutal competition and secrets. Would you risk your own life in order to change it? Read more...

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The Winter People

3

A bone-chilling read that will have you screaming... DO NOT OPEN THE CLOSET DOOR!! EVER! Read more...

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Night Film

4

Fans of Stieg Larsson and Gillian Flynn will enjoy this super-creepy thriller that will keep you up at night! Read more...

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The Naturals

4

Oh, what? You wanted to read a super-fun book that's pretty much the "Criminal Minds" of teen fiction? Look no further! Read more...

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The Screaming Staircase

4

Chomping at the bit for the new season of "Sherlock" to start? Try this for a fix. Read more...

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The Husband's Secret

4

My jaw literally dropped when Cecilia read the secret letter. Then I got to the end and it dropped some more. I did not see that one coming! Read more...

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The Wicked Girls

4

If psychological thrillers are your bag, pick this up and you'll be creeped out in no time! Read more...

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Boy Nobody

4

Teen assassin? Sign me up! Read more...

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The Shining Girls

5

"The Shining Girls" is a genre-bending thriller that hits every important mark with confidence and swagger. Read more...

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Charm & Strange

4

While this book definitely charmed me with its strangeness, it's not for the faint of heart. Read more...

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He's Gone

3

Dark and raw, this book of psychological suspense, love, betrayal and truth will haunt you until the very end. Read more...

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The Dinner

5

Lives are unraveled and madness revealed over dinner. Read more...

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The Rage

5

Expertly plotted and peppered with gritty realism, "The Rage" offers a contemporary crime novel with the perfect blend of street smarts and tension. Read more...

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Reconstructing Amelia

3

A thrilling debut from a writer to watch. Read more...

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Gone Girl

4

A psychological thriller that will keep you guessing until the very last page. Read more...

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The Expats

4

Secrets-- how to keep them and who to keep them from-- lie at the heart of Chris Pavone's riveting new spy thriller. Read more...

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Shadowlands

4

If you like being scared out of your mind by a book, this one won't let you down. Read more...

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Talking to the Dead

4

Harry Bingham's riveting U.S. debut introduces readers to Fionna Griffiths, a Welsh detective with razor-sharp intelligence and a mysterious past. Read more...

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I Hunt Killers

5

Teens and Dexter fans will enjoy this really spooky and suspenseful psychological thriller. Read more...

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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

4

My friends are tired of hearing how creepy this book is. Read more...

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Into the Darkest Corner

4

This page-turning thriller will grab you by the pit of your stomach and will never let you go. Read more...