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The Best Psychological Thriller Books Of All-Time

October 9, 2017
The Best Psychological Thriller Books

“What are the best Psychological Thriller books?” We looked at 208 of the top books, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

Last year, in the run-up to Halloween, we looked at the Scariest Books Of All-Time. This year we decided to look at individual genres that make up the horror genera.

The top 18 books, all appearing on 3 or more, “Best Psychological Thriller” book lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The books include images, descriptions, and links. The remaining 180+ books, as well as the lists we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

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Top 18 Psychological Thriller Books



18 .) Black-Eyed Susans by Julia Heaberlin

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • Waterstones
  • Bookish

“I am the star of screaming headlines and campfire ghost stories. I am one of the four Black-Eyed Susans. The lucky one.

As a sixteen-year-old, Tessa Cartwright was found in a Texas field, barely alive amid a scattering of bones, with only fragments of memory as to how she got there. Ever since, the press has pursued her as the lone surviving “Black-Eyed Susan,” the nickname given to the murder victims because of the yellow carpet of wildflowers that flourished above their shared grave. Tessa’s testimony about those tragic hours put a man on death row.

Now, almost two decades later, Tessa is an artist and single mother. In the desolate cold of February, she is shocked to discover a freshly planted patch of black-eyed susans—a summertime bloom—just outside her bedroom window. Terrified at the implications—that she sent the wrong man to prison and the real killer remains at large—Tessa turns to the lawyers working to exonerate the man awaiting execution. But the flowers alone are not proof enough, and the forensic investigation of the still-unidentified bones is progressing too slowly. An innocent life hangs in the balance. The legal team appeals to Tessa to undergo hypnosis to retrieve lost memories—and to share the drawings she produced as part of an experimental therapy shortly after her rescue.”

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17 .) Room: A Novel by Emma Donoghue

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • Addictive Books
  • Maryse’s Book Blog

“To five-year-old-Jack, Room is the world. . . . It’s where he was born, it’s where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick visits.

Room is home to Jack, but to Ma it’s the prison where she has been held for seven years. Through her fierce love for her son, she has created a life for him in this eleven-by-eleven-foot space. But with Jack’s curiosity building alongside her own desperation, she knows that Room cannot contain either much longer.

Room is a tale at once shocking, riveting, exhilarating–a story of unconquerable love in harrowing circumstances, and of the diamond-hard bond between a mother and her child.”

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16 .) Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith

Lists It Appears On:

  • Addictive Books
  • Refinery 29
  • Waterstones

The world of Patricia Highsmith has always been filled with ordinary people, all of whom are capable of very ordinary crimes. This theme was present from the beginning, when her debut, Strangers on a Train, galvanized the reading public. Here we encounter Guy Haines and Charles Anthony Bruno, passengers on the same train. But while Guy is a successful architect in the midst of a divorce, Bruno turns out to be a sadistic psychopath who manipulates Guy into swapping murders with him. “Some people are better off dead,” Bruno remarks, “like your wife and my father, for instance.” As Bruno carries out his twisted plan, Guy is trapped in Highsmith’s perilous world, where, under the right circumstances, anybody is capable of murder.

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15 .) The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney

Lists It Appears On:

  • Prima
  • Goodreads
  • Book Bub

“EMMA
Reeling from a traumatic break-in, Emma wants a new place to live. But none of the apartments she sees are affordable or feel safe. Until One Folgate Street. The house is an architectural masterpiece: a minimalist design of pale stone, plate glass, and soaring ceilings. But there are rules. The enigmatic architect who designed the house retains full control: no books, no throw pillows, no photos or clutter or personal effects of any kind. The space is intended to transform its occupant—and it does.

JANE
After a personal tragedy, Jane needs a fresh start. When she finds One Folgate Street she is instantly drawn to the space—and to its aloof but seductive creator. Moving in, Jane soon learns about the untimely death of the home’s previous tenant, a woman similar to Jane in age and appearance. As Jane tries to untangle truth from lies, she unwittingly follows the same patterns, makes the same choices, crosses paths with the same people, and experiences the same terror, as the girl before.”

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14 .) The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • Refinery 29
  • Playground Park Bench

“One night, Mia Dennett enters a bar to meet her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when he doesn’t show, she unwisely leaves with an enigmatic stranger. At first Colin Thatcher seems like a safe one-night stand. But following Colin home will turn out to be the worst mistake of Mia’s life.

When Colin decides to hide Mia in a secluded cabin in rural Minnesota instead of delivering her to his employers, Mia’s mother, Eve, and detective Gabe Hoffman will stop at nothing to find them. But no one could have predicted the emotional entanglements that eventually cause this family’s world to shatter.

An addictively suspenseful and tautly written thriller, The Good Girl is a propulsive debut that reveals how even in the perfect family, nothing is as it seems.”

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13 .) The Ice Twins by S.K. Tremayne

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • The ine Up
  • Bookish

A year after one of their identical twin daughters, Lydia, dies in an accident, Angus and Sarah Moorcroft move to the tiny Scottish island Angus inherited from his grandmother, hoping to put together the pieces of their shattered lives. But when their surviving daughter, Kirstie, claims they have mistaken her identity–that she, in fact, is Lydia–their world crashes in once again. As winter encroaches, Angus is forced to travel away from the island for work, Sarah is feeling isolated, and Kirstie (or is it Lydia?) is growing more disturbed. When a violent storm leaves Sarah and her daughter stranded, they are forced to confront what really happened on that fateful day.

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12 .) The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson

Lists It Appears On:

  • Addictive Books
  • Mystery Sequels
  • The Guardian

“Everyone in the small town of Central City, Texas loves Lou Ford. A deputy sheriff, Lou’s known to the small-time criminals, the real-estate entrepreneurs, and all of his coworkers–the low-lifes, the big-timers, and everyone in-between–as the nicest guy around. He may not be the brightest or the most interesting man in town, but nevertheless, he’s the kind of officer you’re happy to have keeping your streets safe. The sort of man you might even wish your daughter would end up with someday.

But behind the platitudes and glad-handing lurks a monster the likes of which few have seen. An urge that has already claimed multiple lives, and cost Lou his brother Mike, a self-sacrificing construction worker fell to his death on the job in what was anything but an accident. A murder that Lou is determined to avenge–and if innocent people have to die in the process, well, that’s perfectly all right with him.”

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11 .) The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • Refinery 29
  • The ine Up

“Forty-eight hours after leaving her husband’s body at the base of the stairs, Tanya Dubois cashes in her credit cards, dyes her hair brown, demands a new name from a shadowy voice over the phone, and flees town. It’s not the first time.

She meets Blue, a female bartender who recognizes the hunted look in a fugitive’s eyes and offers her a place to stay. With dwindling choices, Tanya-now-Amelia accepts. An uneasy―and dangerous―alliance is born.

It’s almost impossible to live off the grid in the twenty-first century, but Amelia-now-Debra and Blue have the courage, the ingenuity, and the desperation, to try. Hopscotching from city to city, Debra especially is chased by a very dark secret. From heart-stopping escapes and devious deceptions, we are left to wonder…can she possibly outrun her past?

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10 .) The Widow by Fiona Barton

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • Maryse’s Book Blog
  • Addictive Books

“There’s a lot Jean hasn’t said over the years about the crime her husband was suspected of committing. She was too busy being the perfect wife, standing by her man while living with the accusing glares and the anonymous harassment.

Now her husband is dead, and there’s no reason to stay quiet. There are people who want to hear her story. They want to know what it was like living with that man. She can tell them that there were secrets. There always are in a marriage.

The truth—that’s all anyone wants. But the one lesson Jean has learned in the last few years is that she can make people believe anything…”

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9 .) I See You by Clare Mackintosh

Lists It Appears On:

  • Book Bub
  • Goodreads
  • Maryse’s Book Blog
  • Maryse’s Book Blog

“Every morning and evening, Zoe Walker takes the same route to the train station, waits at a certain place on the platform, finds her favorite spot in the car, never suspecting that someone is watching her…

It all starts with a classified ad. During her commute home one night, while glancing through her local paper, Zoe sees her own face staring back at her; a grainy photo along with a phone number and a listing for a website called FindTheOne.com.

Other women begin appearing in the same ad, a different one every day, and Zoe realizes they’ve become the victims of increasingly violent crimes—including murder. With the help of a determined cop, she uncovers the ad’s twisted purpose…A discovery that turns her paranoia into full-blown panic. Zoe is sure that someone close to her has set her up as the next target.

And now that man on the train—the one smiling at Zoe from across the car—could be more than just a friendly stranger. He could be someone who has deliberately chosen her and is ready to make his next move…”

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8 .) The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison

Lists It Appears On:

  • Goodreads
  • Refinery 29
  • Bookish
  • Mystery Sequels

Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their beautiful waterfront condo in Chicago, as she, the killer, and he, the victim, rush haplessly toward the main event. He is a committed cheater. She lives and breathes denial. He exists in dual worlds. She likes to settle scores. He decides to play for keeps. She has nothing left to lose. Told in alternating voices, The Silent Wife is about a marriage in the throes of dissolution, a couple headed for catastrophe, concessions that can’t be made, and promises that won’t be kept. Expertly plotted and reminiscent of Gone Girl and These Things Hidden, The Silent Wife ensnares the reader from page one and does not let go.

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7 .) Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane

Lists It Appears On:

  • Addictive Books
  • Goodreads
  • Huffington Post
  • Mystery Sequels
  • The Guardian

The basis for the blockbuster motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Shutter Island by New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane is a gripping and atmospheric psychological thriller where nothing is quite what it seems. The New York Times calls Shutter Island, “Startlingly original.” The Washington Post raves, “Brilliantly conceived and executed.” A masterwork of suspense and surprise from the author of Mystic River and Gone, Baby, Gone, Shutter Island carries the reader into a nightmare world of madness, mind control, and CIA Cold War paranoia and is unlike anything you’ve ever read before.

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6 .) The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Lists It Appears On:

  • For Reading Addicts
  • Goodreads
  • Playground Park Bench
  • Waterstones
  • Maryse’s Book Blog

“EVERY DAY THE SAME
Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. Jess and Jason, she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost.

UNTIL TODAY
And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel goes to the police. But is she really as unreliable as they say? Soon she is deeply entangled not only in the investigation but in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?”

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5 .) Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

Lists It Appears On:

  • Addictive Books
  • For Reading Addicts
  • Maryse’s Book Blog
  • The Guardian
  • Huffington Post
  • Refinery 29

With these words, the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone mansion on the windswept Cornish coast, as the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young bride of a husband she barely knew. For in every corner of every room were phantoms of a time dead but not forgotten—a past devotedly preserved by the sinister housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers: a suite immaculate and untouched, clothing laid out and ready to be worn, but not by any of the great house’s current occupants. With an eerie presentiment of evil tightening her heart, the second Mrs. de Winter walked in the shadow of her mysterious predecessor, determined to uncover the darkest secrets and shattering truths about Maxim’s first wife—the late and hauntingly beautiful Rebecca.

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4 .) Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Lists It Appears On:

  • Early Bird Books
  • Goodreads
  • Refinery 29
  • Waterstones
  • Playground Park Bench
  • Addictive Books

Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker faces a troubling assignment: she must return to her tiny hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. For years, Camille has hardly spoken to her neurotic, hypochondriac mother or to the half-sister she barely knows: a beautiful thirteen-year-old with an eerie grip on the town. Now, installed in her old bedroom in her family’s Victorian mansion, Camille finds herself identifying with the young victims—a bit too strongly. Dogged by her own demons, she must unravel the psychological puzzle of her own past if she wants to get the story—and survive this homecoming.

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3 .) The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

Lists It Appears On:

  • Addictive Books
  • For Reading Addicts
  • Goodreads
  • Mystery Sequels
  • The Guardian
  • Huffington Post

“As part of the search for a serial murderer nicknames “”Buffalo Bill,”” FBI trainee Clarice Starling is given an assignment. She must visit a man confined to a high-security facility for the criminally insane and interview him.

That man, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, is a former psychiatrist with unusual tastes and an intense curiosity about the darker corners of the mind. His intimate understanding of the killer and of Clarice herself form the core of Thomas Harris’ The Silence of the Lambs–an unforgettable classic of suspense fiction.”

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2 .) Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Lists It Appears On:

  • For Reading Addicts
  • Goodreads
  • Huffington Post
  • Waterstones
  • Playground Park Bench
  • Addictive Books
  • Maryse’s Book Blog

On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn’t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife’s head, but passages from Amy’s diary reveal the alpha-girl perfectionist could have put anyone dangerously on edge. Under mounting pressure from the police and the media—as well as Amy’s fiercely doting parents—the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he’s definitely bitter—but is he really a killer?

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1 .) Before I Go To Sleep by S. J. Watson

Lists It Appears On:

  • Mystery Sequels
  • Waterstones
  • Early Bird Books
  • Goodreads
  • Refinery 29
  • The ine Up
  • Huffington Post

S. J. Watson makes his powerful debut with this compelling, fast-paced psychological thriller,reminiscent of Shutter Island and Memento, in which an amnesiac who,following a mysterious accident, cannot remember her past or form newmemories, desperately tries to uncover the truth about who she is—and whoshe can trust.

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The 175+ Additional Best Psychological Thriller Books



 

# Book Author Lists
(Titles Appear On 2 Lists each)
19 A Dark-Adapted Eye Barbara Vine
Addictive Books
Waterstones
20 A Place of Execution Val McDermid
Addictive Books
Early Bird Books
21 A Simple Plan Scott Smith
Addictive Books
Huffington Post
22 All the Missing Girls Megan Miranda Goodreads
Refinery 29
23 And Then There Were None Agatha Christie
For Reading Addicts
Refinery 29
24 Before the Fall Noah Hawley
Early Bird Books
Refinery 29
25 Dark Matter Blake Crouch Refinery 29
The ine Up
26 Dark Places Gillian Flynn Goodreads
Playground Park Bench
27 Dear Daughter Elizabeth Little Waterstones
Maryse’s Book Blog
28 Defending Jacob William Landay Huffington Post
Addictive Books
29 Don’t You Cry Mary Kubica Goodreads
Playground Park Bench
30 Everything You Want Me to Be Mindy Mejia Book Bub
Refinery 29
31 Good Me, Bad Me Ali Land Goodreads
Prima
32 I Let You Go Clare Mackintosh Goodreads
Waterstones
33 In Cold Blood Truman Capote
For Reading Addicts
Refinery 29
34 In the Blood Lisa Unger
Early Bird Books
Goodreads
35 In the Woods Tana French Goodreads
Refinery 29
36 Intensity Dean Koontz
For Reading Addicts
Mystery Sequels
37 Into the Darkest Corner Elizabeth Haynes Goodreads
Mystery Sequels
38 Into the Water Paula Hawkins Goodreads
Prima
39 Marrow Tarryn Fisher
Early Bird Books
Maryse’s Book Blog
40 Pretty Baby Mary Kubica Goodreads
Playground Park Bench
41 Pretty Girls Karin Slaughter
Early Bird Books
Goodreads
42 The Butterfly Garden Dot Hutchison Goodreads
Refinery 29
43 The Consequences Series Aleatha Romig Goodreads
Maryse’s Book Blog
44 The Couple Next Door Shari Lapena Goodreads
Refinery 29
45 The Girl Before Rena Olsen Goodreads
Refinery 29
46 The Kind Worth Killing Peter Swanson Goodreads
Maryse’s Book Blog
47 The Lion, The Lamb, The Hunted Andrew E. Kaufman Hub Pages
Mystery Sequels
48 The Luckiest Girl Alive Jessica Knoll Refinery 29
Waterstones
49 The Shining Stephen King
For Reading Addicts
Goodreads
50 The Woman in Cabin 10 Ruth Ware Goodreads
Refinery 29
51 We Need to Talk About Kevin Lionel Shriver
For Reading Addicts
Waterstones
52 What She Knew Gilly Macmillan Goodreads
Playground Park Bench
53 You Caroline Kepnes Goodreads
Bookish
(Titles Appear On 1 Lists each)
54 A Death in Summer: A Novel Benjamin Black
Addictive Books
55 A Drop of the Hard Stuff Lawrence Block
Addictive Books
56 After the Crash Michel Bussi Waterstones
57 Behind Closed Doors B.A. Paris Goodreads
58 Behind Her Eyes Sarah Pinborough Goodreads
59 Big Little Lies
Playground Park Bench
60 Blacklands Belinda Bauer Waterstones
61 Brighton Rock Graham Greene The Guardian
62 Broken Harbor: A Novel Tana French
Addictive Books
63 Bury Me Tara Sivec
Maryse’s Book Blog
64 Cage of Bones Tania Carver
Early Bird Books
65 Captured Neil Cross
Early Bird Books
66 Child 44 Tom Rob Smith
For Reading Addicts
67 Comfort Food Kitty Thomas
Maryse’s Book Blog
68 Copycat Gillian White
Early Bird Books
69 Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoevsky
Addictive Books
70 Damage Josephine Hart
Early Bird Books
71 Dangerous Girls Abigail Haas
Maryse’s Book Blog
72 Dark Corners Liz Schulte Hub Pages
73 Dead Woman Walking Sharon Bolton Prima
74 Dear Mr. M Herman Koch Book Bub
75 Degree of Guilt Richard North Patterson
Addictive Books
76 Dillinger Jack Higgins The ine Up
77 Dirty Snow Georges Simenon
Addictive Books
78 Disclaimer Renee Knight Waterstones
79 Don’t Try to Find Me Bookish
80 Drowning Ruth: A Novel Christina Schwarz
Addictive Books
81 End of the Wasp Season Denise Mina
Addictive Books
82 Endless Night Agatha Christie Waterstones
83 Enduring Love Ian McEwan
Mystery Sequels
84 Every Dead Thing John Connolly The Guardian
85 Every Secret Thing Laura Lipmann The Guardian
86 Everything We Keep Kerry Lonsdale
Playground Park Bench
87 Exposed Liza Marklund
Addictive Books
88 Fates and Furies Lauren Groff Refinery 29
89 Fever Friedrich Glauser
Addictive Books
90 Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes
Addictive Books
91 Follow You Home Mark Edwards Goodreads
92 Galveston: A Novel Nic Pizzolatto
Addictive Books
93 Gaudy Nights Dorothy L. Sayers
Addictive Books
94 Girl Last Seen Nina Laurin Refinery 29
95 Gone, Baby, Gone: A Novel Dennis Lehane
Addictive Books
96 Good as Gone Amy Gentry Refinery 29
97 Hannibal Thomas Harris Goodreads
98 Harriet Said Beryl Bainbridge
Early Bird Books
99 Here and Gone Haylen Beck Prima
100 I Know What You Did Last Summer Lois Duncan Huffington Post
101 I Saw a Man Owen Sheers Waterstones
102 I’m Thinking of Ending Things Iain Reid Goodreads
103 In a Dark, Dark Wood Ruth Ware Goodreads
104 In Matto’s Realm Friedrich Glauser
Addictive Books
105 Innocent Blood P. D. James
Addictive Books
106 Jane Doe January Bookish
107 Jeremy’s Loss Jeff Menapace Hub Pages
108 Jezebel K. Larsen
Maryse’s Book Blog
109 Just What Kind of Mother Are You? Paula Daly
Mystery Sequels
110 Let Me Die in His Footsteps Lori Roy
Early Bird Books
111 Little Deaths Emma Flint Book Bub
112 Lush Life: A Novel Richard Price
Addictive Books
113 Max D.M. Mitchell Hub Pages
114 Messiah Boris Starling
Mystery Sequels
115 Miracle Man William R. Leibowitz
Maryse’s Book Blog
116 Misery Stephen King Goodreads
117 Moral Defense Marcia Clarke Refinery 29
118 Mortal Memory Thomas Cook
Early Bird Books
119 Mr Clarinet Nick Stone The Guardian
120 Mud Vein Tarryn Fisher
Maryse’s Book Blog
121 Mystic River Dennis Lehane
Addictive Books
122 Nemesis: A Novel Jo Nesbø
Addictive Books
123 Night Film Marisha Pessl Refinery 29
124 No Good Deed M.P. McDonald Hub Pages
125 One Kick: A Novel (Kick Lannigan Book 1) Chelsea Cain
Maryse’s Book Blog
126 Only Daughter Anna Snoekstra Book Bub
127 Primal Fear William Diehl
Addictive Books
128 Psycho Robert Bloch
Addictive Books
129 Quiet River Natasha A. Salnikova Hub Pages
130 Rattle Fiona Cummins Prima
131 Reconstructing Amelia: A Novel Kimberly McCreight
Maryse’s Book Blog
132 Red Dragon Thomas Harris Goodreads
133 Ripley’s Game Patricia Highsmith
Addictive Books
134 Rush of Blood Mark Billingham
Mystery Sequels
135 S J.J. Abrams
Addictive Books
136 Second Life S.J. Watson Goodreads
137 See Jane Run Joy Fielding Huffington Post
138 Serial Killers Case Files R.J. Parker
Addictive Books
139 Shelter Harlan Coben Huffington Post
140 Snow White Must Die Nele Neuhaus
Addictive Books
141 Sometimes I Lie Alice Feeney Prima
142 Still Missing Chevy Stevens Goodreads
143 Storm Boris Starling
Mystery Sequels
144 Swerve Vicki Pettersson
Early Bird Books
145 Taxi Driver Paul Schrader
Addictive Books
146 The 7th Victim Alan Jacobson
Early Bird Books
147 The Alienist Caleb Carr
Addictive Books
148 The Andalucian Friend Alexander Soderberg
Addictive Books
149 The Black Tower P. D. James
Addictive Books
150 The Breakdown B.A. Paris Goodreads
151 The Chemist Stephanie Meyer Refinery 29
152 The Darkest Room: A Novel Johan Theorin
Addictive Books
153 The Dinner Herman Koch
Addictive Books
154 The Dogs of Riga Henning Mankell
Addictive Books
155 The Drowning Pool Ross Macdonald
Addictive Books
156 The Fall Guy James Lasdun Book Bub
157 The Fifth Woman Henning Mankell
Addictive Books
158 The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Steig Larsson Refinery 29
159 The Grownup Gillian Flynn Goodreads
160 The Honeymoon Tina Seskis Prima
161 The House of the Wicked D. M. Mitchell Hub Pages
162 The Husbands Secret
Playground Park Bench
163 The Ice Beneath Her Camilla Grebe Book Bub
164 The Ice Harvest Scott Phillips The Guardian
165 The Inquisitor Peter Clement Hub Pages
166 The Judas Child Carol O’Connell
Early Bird Books
167 The Lake of Darkness Ruth Rendell
Addictive Books
168 The Last Days of Night Graham Moore Refinery 29
169 The Leopard Jo Nesbø
Addictive Books
170 The Life We Bury Allen Eskens
Playground Park Bench
171 The Likeness Tana French Goodreads
172 The Magpies Mark Edwards Goodreads
173 The Man Who Smiled Henning Mankell
Addictive Books
174 The Man Who Watched Trains Go By Georges Simenon
Addictive Books
175 The Moonstone Wilkie Collins
Addictive Books
176 The Murderer Next Door Rafael Yglesias The ine Up
177 The Never List Koethi Zan
Mystery Sequels
178 The Night Visitor Lucy Atkins Prima
179 The Nightwalker Sebastian Fitzek Book Bub
180 The Party Elizabeth Day Refinery 29
181 The Perfect Girl Gilly Macmillan Book Bub
182 The Perfect Neighbors Sarah Pekkanen Book Bub
183 The Round House Louise Erdrich
Addictive Books
184 The Safe Room B. A. Shapiro The ine Up
185 The Shadow of the Wind Carlos Ruiz Zafon Refinery 29
186 The Sister Louise Jensen Goodreads
187 The Strangers in the House Georges Simenon
Addictive Books
188 The Straw Men Michael Marshall The Guardian
189 The Talented Mr. Ripley. Patricia Highsmith
Addictive Books
190 The Tenderness of Wolves: A Novel Stef Penney
Addictive Books
191 The Trespasser Tana French Refinery 29
192 The Woman in White Collins, Wilkie
Addictive Books
193 The Yellow Wallpaper Charlotte Perkins Gilman The ine Up
194 They All Fall Down Tammy Cohen Prima
195 Those Who Walk Away Patricia Highsmith
Addictive Books
196 Tony and Susan: Now the major motion picture Nocturnal Animals Austin Wright Waterstones
197 Tropic Moon Georges Simenon
Addictive Books
198 Truly Madly Guilty
Playground Park Bench
199 Twisted Truth Joanne Clarey Hub Pages
200 Underneath Kealan Patrick Burke Hub Pages
201 Waltz into Darkness Cornell Woolrich
Addictive Books
202 Watching Edie Camilla Way Book Bub
203 We Could Be Beautiful Swan Huntley Book Bub
204 Where They Found Her: A Novel Kimberly McCreight
Maryse’s Book Blog
205 With Malice Eileen Cook Book Bub
206 With Visions of Red: Broken Bonds, Book One Trisha Wolfe
Maryse’s Book Blog
207 Wreckage Emily Bleeker
Playground Park Bench
208 You Will Know Me Megan Abbott Refinery 29


16 Best Psychological Thriller Book Sources/Lists



Source Article
Addictive Books Psychological Thrillers
Book Bub 14 New Psychological Thrillers You Probably Haven’t Read, But Should
Bookish Sophie Hannah’s Six Favorite Psychological Thrillers
Early Bird Books 15 Psychological Thriller Books That Mess with Your Head
For Reading Addicts 10 Best Psychological Thrillers Everyone Should Read
Goodreads Popular Psychological Thriller Books
Hub Pages 10 Best Psychological Thriller Novels
Huffington post 10 Psychological Thrillers That Will Absolutely Terrify You
Maryse’s Book Blog Highly Recommended Psychological Thriller Books
Mystery Sequels 5 Popular Psychological Thriller Books Worth Reading
Playground Park Bench 15 AWESOME PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER BOOK IDEAS FOR BOOK CLUB
Prima The best psychological thrillers you need to read this year
Refinery 29 If You Liked Gone Girl, You’ll Love These Suspense Thrillers
The Guardian Alex Barclay’s top 10 psychological thrillers
The ine Up 8 Psychological Thriller Books That Will Torment You For Days
Waterstones The Thrill is All Mine

 

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