Best Domestic Thrillers Books
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1. Her Last Breath
Author: by Hilary Davidson
July 1, 2021
From the bestselling author of One Small Sacrifice comes a suspenseful thriller about a dead woman who predicted her own murderand the sister who won’t let the truth be buried. When her beloved sister Caroline dies suddenly, Deirdre is heartbroken.
However, her sorrow turns to bone-chilling confusion when she receives a message Caroline sent days earlier warning that her death would be no accident. Long used to being a pariah to her family, Deirdre covers her tattoos and heads to Manhattan for her sister’s funeral.
The message claimed Caroline’s husband, Theo, killed his first wife and got away with it. Reeling from the news, Deirdre confronts Theo on the way to the cemetery, and he reveals both his temper and his suspicion that Deirdre’s perfect sister was having an affair.
Paranoid and armed with just enough information to make her dangerous, Deirdre digs into the disturbing secrets buried with Caroline. But as she gets closer to the truth, she realizes that her own life may be at riskand that there may be more than one killer in the family.
2. The Plot
Author: by Jean Hanff Korelitz
May 11, 2021
From the author of The Undoing’Remarkable.’ Stephen King’Breathtakingly suspenseful.’ Megan AbbottWhen a young writer dies before completing his first novel, his teacher, Jake, (himself a failed novelist) helps himself to its plot. The resulting book is a phenomenal success.
But what if somebody out there knows?Somebody does. And if Jake can’t figure out who he’s dealing with, he risks something far worse than the loss of his career. What readers are saying’It builds to a legitimately great ending that I may never forget.
Highly recommended.”This book is thrilling, exciting and totally nerve-racking! It definitely had me on the edge of my seat and reading well past my bedtime.”Addictive … I read it quickly without coming up much for air.”Wow! This book blew me away- I read it so fast and the ending is so good!
No spoilers- just read it.”I was pleasantly surprised to find that the best plot ever really is THAT good.’
3. The Good Sister: The gripping domestic page-turner perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty
Author: by Sally Hepworth
April 15, 2021
‘There’s only been one time that Rose couldn’t stop me from doing the wrong thing and that was a mistake that will haunt me for the rest of my life.’Fern Castle works in her local library. She has dinner with her twin sister Rose three nights a week.
And she avoids crowds, bright lights and loud noises as much as possible. Fern has a carefully structured life and disrupting her routine can be …Dangerous. When Rose discovers that she cannot fall pregnant, Fern sees her chance to pay her sister back for everything Rose has done for her.
Fern can have a baby for Rose. She just needs to find a father.Simple. Fern’s mission will shake the foundations of the life she has carefully built for herself and stir up dark secrets that she long thought were buried.
Praise for Sally Hepworth:’Women’s fiction at its finest’ LIANE MORIARTY’Clever, chilling and beautifully crafted’ ADELE PARKS’The characters are so beautifully drawn and it was an emotional read, but I couldn’t put it down’ HEIDI PARKS’Sally demonstrates that you don’t need outlandish situations and monstrous characters to write a thoroughly engrossing, suspenseful thriller, and her writing feels so effortless’ EMMA CURTIS’It’s not often that such a gripping page-turner can be so moving’ SARAH NAUGHTON’Cleverly plotted and completely compelling’ NICOLA MORIARTY
4. The Silent Patient
Author: by Alex Michaelides
THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*”An unforgettableand Hollywood-boundnew thriller… A mix of Hitchcockian suspense, Agatha Christie plotting, and Greek tragedy.”Entertainment WeeklyAlex Michaelides’s The Silent Patient is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman’s act of violence against her husbandand of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive.
Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas. One evening her husband Gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word.
Alicia’s refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety. The price of her art skyrockets, and she, the silent patient, is hidden away from the tabloids and spotlight at the Grove, a secure forensic unit in North London.
5. The Last Flight: A Novel
Author: by Julie Clark
May 4, 2021
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY BESTSELLER, & INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER!”The Last Flight is thoroughly absorbingnot only because of its tantalizing plot and deft pacing, but also because of its unexpected poignancy and its satisfying, if bittersweet, resolution. The characters get under your skin.”The New York Times Book ReviewTwo women.Two flights.
One last chance to disappear. Claire Cook has a perfect life. Married to the scion of a political dynasty, with a Manhattan townhouse and a staff of ten, her surroundings are elegant, her days flawlessly choreographed, and her future auspicious.
But behind closed doors, nothing is quite as it seems. That perfect husband has a temper that burns bright and he’s not above using his staff to track Claire’s every move. What he doesn’t know is that Claire has worked for months on a plan to vanish.
A plan that takes her to the airport, poised to run from it all. But a chance meeting in the airport bar brings her together with a woman whose circumstances seem equally dire. Together they make a last-minute decision. The two women switch tickets, with Claire taking Eva’s flight to Oakland, and Eva traveling to Puerto Rico as Claire.
6. Local Woman Missing: A Novel
Author: by Mary Kubica
May 18, 2021
“Dark and twisty, with white-knuckle tension and jaw-dropping surprises.” Riley Sager, New York Times bestselling author of Home Before DarkIn this smart and chilling thriller, master of suspense Mary Kubica takes domestic secrets to a whole new level, showing that some people will stop at nothing to keep the truth buried.
People don’t just disappear without a traceShelby Tebow is the first to go missing. Not long after, Meredith Dickey and her six-year-old daughter, Delilah, vanish just blocks away from where Shelby was last seen, striking fear into their once-peaceful community.
Are these incidents connected? After an elusive search that yields more questions than answers, the case eventually goes cold. Now, eleven years later, Delilah shockingly returns. Everyone wants to know what happened to her, but no one is prepared for what they’ll findLook for these other riveting thrillers by Mary Kubica:The Good GirlPretty BabyDon’t You CryEvery Last LieWhen the Lights Go OutThe Other Mrs.
7. The Push: A Novel
Author: by Ashley Audrain
A Good Morning America Book Club Pick | A New York Times bestseller!Utterly addictive. Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train Hooks you from the very first page and will have you racing to get to the end.
Good Morning America A tense, page-turning psychological drama about the making and breaking of a familyand a woman whose experience of motherhood is nothing at all what she hoped forand everything she fearedBlythe Connor is determined that she will be the warm, comforting mother to her new baby Violet that she herself never had.
But in the thick of motherhood’s exhausting early days, Blythe becomes convinced that something is wrong with her daughtershe doesn’t behave like most children do. Or is it all in Blythe’s head? Her husband, Fox, says she’s imagining things. The more Fox dismisses her fears, the more Blythe begins to question her own sanity, and the more we begin to question what Blythe is telling us about her life as well.
Then their son Sam is bornand with him, Blythe has the blissful connection she’d always imagined with her child. Even Violet seems to love her little brother. But when life as they know it is changed in an instant, the devastating fall-out forces Blythe to face the truth.
8. The Guilty Husband: An utterly gripping psychological thriller with a jaw-dropping twist!
Author: by Stephanie DeCarolis
March 19, 2021
USA TODAY BESTSELLER! I couldn’t tear myself away from the rollercoaster of events!’ NetGalley Reviewer, 5 StarsIt only takes one lie to destroy a marriage. THE PERFECT HUSBAND Vince Taylor has everything he could dream of. He’s the CEO of a tech firm in New York City, owns a beautiful home, and most importantly, he is married to Nicole the woman who stole his heart the first moment he set eyes on her.
Together they have built the perfect life. ONE GUILTY SECRETBut when Layla, a stunning young intern at Vince’s company is found dead, all eyes are suddenly on him. Vince has a secret that threatens to tear their perfect world apartHe was having an affair with Layla.
And he’ll do anything to cover his tracks.DO YOU BELIEVE HIM? When the police discover Vince lied about their relationship, they are convinced they have found Layla’s killer. If Vince kept quiet about the affair what else is he guilty of?
A totally unputdownable thriller, this book will have you gripped from the very first page until the jaw-dropping final twist. Fans of The Perfect Couple, My Perfect Wife and The Undoing will love this novel! Readers LOVE The Guilty Husband!AMAZING!
9. No Way Out: A Gripping Novel of Suspense
Author: by Fern Michaels
March 30, 2021
A riveting new read that will thrill you from #1 New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels, perfect for fans of Nora Roberts, Rachel Caine, and J.D.Robb. Ellie Bowman barely remembers the incident that put her into a coma.
When she awoke, filled with unease, all she knew for certain was that her boyfriend, Rick, was missing. She knew she needed to get away from her old life and recover in safety. With the proceeds of a video game she helped develop, Ellie starts over in rural Missouri, working from her cottage and trusting no one except her friend and business partner.
Yet even in this quiet small town, it’s impossible to completely isolate herself. Especially when a curious eight-year-old boy, smitten with Ellie’s pup, stops by every day to talk to him over the fence. Little by little, Ellie is being drawn back into the world through the neighbors and community around her, realizing that everyone has their own fears and obstacles to contend with.
But when Ellie hears that Rick has resurfaced, her nightmares return, and with them, small snippets of memory. No one has heard from Rick since before the incident, so why is he back now? Ellie wants to move forward with her life, but first she must find the courage to look into her past, no matter what she finds there …
10. Nine Perfect Strangers
Author: by Liane Moriarty
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERSoon to be a Hulu original seriesIf three characters were good in Big Little Lies, nine are even better in Nine Perfect Strangers. Lisa Scottoline, The New York Times Book ReviewFrom the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little LiesCould ten days at a health resort really change you forever?
In Liane Moriarty’s latest page-turner, nine perfect strangers are about to find out… Nine people gather at a remote health resort. Some are here to lose weight, some are here to get a reboot on life, some are here for reasons they can’t even admit to themselves.
Amidst all of the luxury and pampering, the mindfulness and meditation, they know these ten days might involve some real work. But none of them could imagine just how challenging the next ten days are going to be. Frances Welty, the formerly best-selling romantic novelist, arrives at Tranquillum House nursing a bad back, a broken heart, and an exquisitely painful paper cut.
She’s immediately intrigued by her fellow guests. Most of them don’t look to be in need of a health resort at all. But the person that intrigues her most is the strange and charismatic owner/director of Tranquillum House. Could this person really have the answers Frances didn’t even know she was seeking?
11. The Family Upstairs: A Novel
Author: by Lisa Jewell
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A GOOD MORNING AMERICA COVER TO COVER BOOK CLUB PICK Rich, dark, and intricately twisted, this enthralling whodunit mixes family saga with domestic noir to brilliantly chilling effect. Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author A haunting, atmospheric, stay-up-way-too-late read.
Megan Miranda, New York Times bestselling author From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone comes another page-turning look inside one family’s past as buried secrets threaten to come to light. Be careful who you let in.
Soon after her twenty-fifth birthday, Libby Jones returns home from work to find the letter she’s been waiting for her entire life. She rips it open with one driving thought: I am finally going to know who I am. She soon learns not only the identity of her birth parents, but also that she is the sole inheritor of their abandoned mansion on the banks of the Thames in London’s fashionable Chelsea neighborhood, worth millions.
12. The Moonlight Child
Author: by Karen McQuestion
I cannot recommend this book highly enough! It’s a definite must read. Goodreads Reviewer A gripping and emotional novel that will leave you wondering about the neighbors next door… On a cold January night, Sharon Lemke heads outside to see a lunar eclipse when she notices something odd at the house behind her backyard.
Through her neighbor’s kitchen window, she sees what appears to be a little girl washing dishes late at night. But the Fleming family doesn’t have a child that age, and even if they did, why would she be doing housework at this late hour?
It would be easy for Sharon to just let this go, but when eighteen-year-old Niki, a former foster child, comes to live with Sharon, she notices suspicious activity at the Flemings’ house as well. When calling social services doesn’t result in swift action, the two decide to investigate on their own.
13. The Darkest Flower (Allison Barton Book 1)
Author: by Kristin Wright
June 1, 2021
You’ll never believe the terrible things being said about the perfect president of the PTA.Attempted murder? Inexplicable accident? Either way, a PTA mom struggled for her life in an elementary school cafeteria, poisoned by a wolfsbane-laced smoothie at the fifth-grade graduation party.
Now all eyes are on the accused, the victim, and a woman hired to look deeper. Ambitious defense attorney and single mother Allison Barton is anxious to escape the shadow of the low-down dog of a marquee partner carrying their renowned Virginia law firm.
A win for her high-profile new client will give Allison the career she deserves. And PTA president Kira Grant certainly appears innocentexcept for the toxic bloom in her backyard and perhaps a bit of a malicious streak. But no one said the innocent had to be likableor entirely honest.
Besides, with an image as carefully cultivated as her garden, Kira would be insane to risk everything on something as outrageous as the attempted murder of one of her closest friends. What about those in Kira’s orbit, a sunny suburb of moms behaving badly?
14. Watching You: A Novel
Author: by Lisa Jewell
Quickly and assuredly, Jewell builds an ecosystem of countervailing suspicionsTricky, clever, unexpected. New York Times Book Review Brace yourself as Jewell stacks up the secrets, then lights a long, slow fuse. People A seize-you-by-the-throat thriller and a genuinely moving family drama.A.J.
Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window The instant New York Times and #1 Sunday Times bestselling author of the Then She Was Gone delivers another suspenseful page-turner about a shocking murder in a picturesque and well-to-do English town, perfect for fans of Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train, and Luckiest Girl Alive (Library Journal).
You’re back home after four years working abroad, new husband in tow. You’re keen to find a place of your own. But for now, you’re crashing in your big brother’s spare room. That’s when you meet the man next door.
He’s the head teacher at the local school.Twice your age. Extraordinarily attractive. You find yourself watching him.All the time. But you never dreamed that your innocent crush might become a deadly obsession. Or that someone is watching you.