Best Suspense Thrillers Books
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1. The Last Thing He Told Me: The No. 1 New York Times Bestseller and Reese's Book Club Pick
Author: by Laura Dave
May 4, 2021
THE INSTANT NO.1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *A REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICKA #1 AMAZON BESTSELLERSOON TO BE A MAJOR TV SERIES STARRING JULIA ROBERTS, FROM THE MAKERS OF BIG LITTLE LIES’The ultimate page turner. There’s so much to love about this roller coaster of a novel’ – REESE WITHERSPOON’A master storyteller.
Gripping, big-hearted and twisty’ – GREER HENDRICKS ‘Powerful, intense and beautifully observed. A thriller with real heart’ – T.M. LOGAN _IT WAS THE LAST THING HE TOLD ME: PROTECT HER Before Owen Michaels disappears, he manages to smuggle a note to his new wife, Hannah: protect her.
Hannah knows exactly who Owen needs her to protect – his sixteen-year-old daughter, Bailey, who lost her mother tragically as a child. And who wants absolutely nothing to do with her new stepmother. As her increasingly desperate calls to Owen go unanswered, his boss is arrested for fraud and the police start questioning her, Hannah realises that her husband isn’t who he said he was.
2. The President’s Daughter: the #1 Sunday Times bestseller
Author: by President Bill Clinton
June 7, 2021
James Patterson and Bill Clinton – the ‘dream team’ (Lee Child) – return with a thriller even more compelling than global number one bestseller The President is Missing. Every detail is accuratebecause one of the authors is President Bill Clinton.
The drama and action never stopbecause the other author is James Patterson. ALL PRESIDENTS HAVE NIGHTMARES. THIS ONE IS ABOUT TO COME TRUE. Matthew Keating, a one-time Navy SEAL and a former US President, has always defended his family as fiercely as he has his country.
Now these defences are under attack.And it’s personal. Keating’s teenage daughter, Melanie, has been abducted, turning every parent’s deepest fear into a matter of national security. As the world watches, Keating embarks on a one-man special-ops mission that tests his strengths: as a leader, a warrior, and a father.
Because Keating knows that in order to save Melanie’s life he will have to put his own on the line… ‘Propulsive, exhilarating, and unnervingly believable. You won’t just read The President’s Daughter, you’ll devour it.’ KARIN SLAUGHTER’A thriller with inside secrets and riveting excitement that only the partnership of Patterson and Clinton could produce.’ WALTER ISAACSON, internationally bestselling author’A smart, taut, utterly fantastic roller coaster that had me holding on for dear life’ CHRIS BOHJALIAN, bestselling author of The Flight Attendant’Highly entertaining’ NEW YORK TIMES’Deftly interweaves action scenes and family dynamics’ SUNDAY TIMES’Clinton and Patterson’s novel puts their respective expertise to good use’ TIME’Rich with the authenticity only a president can deliver’ ROBERT CRAIS, bestselling author of the Elvis Cole series’James Patterson, the grand master of American storytelling, is on fire here and Bill Clinton’s two terms in the White House give the book an authenticity that, quite frankly, the competition will never come even close to matching.’ TONY PARSONS, bestselling author of Your Neighbour’s Wife’So cinematic …Off the chart …So exciting …
3. Project Hail Mary: From the bestselling author of The Martian
Author: by Andy Weir
May 4, 2021
‘THE MOST ENJOYABLE HARD SF I HAVE READ IN YEARS’ – THE GUARDIANOUT NOW from the bestselling author of THE MARTIAN’Weir’s finest work to date… This is the one book I read last year that I am certain I can recommend to anyone, no matter who, and know they’ll love it.’ BRANDON SANDERSON’If you like a lot of science in your science fiction, Andy Weir is the writer for you…
This one has everything fans of old school SF (like me) love.’ GEORGE R.R. MARTIN’Brilliantly funny and enjoyable. One of the most plausible science fiction books I’ve ever read’ TIM PEAKE, astronaut_A lone astronaut. An impossible mission.
An ally he never imagined. Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission – and if he fails, humanity and the earth itself will perish. Except that right now, he doesn’t know that. He can’t even remember his own name, let alone the nature of his assignment or how to complete it.
All he knows is that he’s been asleep for a very, very long time. And he’s just been awakened to find himself millions of miles from home, with nothing but two corpses for company. His crewmates dead, his memories fuzzily returning, Ryland realizes that an impossible task now confronts him.
4. The Maidens
Author: by Alex Michaelides
“Alex Michaelides’s long-awaited next novel, ‘The Maidens,’ is finally here… The premise is enticing and the elements irresistible.” The New York Times”A deliciously dark, elegant, utterly compulsive readwith a twist that blew my mind. I loved this even more than I loved The Silent Patient and that’s saying something!”Lucy Foley, New York Times bestselling author of The Guest ListFrom the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient comes a spellbinding tale of psychological suspense, weaving together Greek mythology, murder, and obsession, that further cements Michaelides as a major player in the field (Publishers Weekly).
Edward Fosca is a murderer. Of this Mariana is certain. But Fosca is untouchable. A handsome and charismatic Greek tragedy professor at Cambridge University, Fosca is adored by staff and students alikeparticularly by the members of a secret society of female students known as The Maidens.
Mariana Andros is a brilliant but troubled group therapist who becomes fixated on The Maidens when one member, a friend of Mariana’s niece Zoe, is found murdered in Cambridge. Mariana, who was once herself a student at the university, quickly suspects that behind the idyllic beauty of the spires and turrets, and beneath the ancient traditions, lies something sinister.
5. Choose Me
Author: by Tess Gerritsen
July 1, 2021
From New York Times bestseller Tess Gerritsen and acclaimed thriller writer Gary Braver comes a sexy murder mystery about a reckless affair and dangerous secrets. Taryn Moore is young, beautiful, and brilliantso why would she kill herself? When Detective Frankie Loomis arrives on the scene to investigate the girl’s fatal plunge from her apartment balcony, she knows in her gut there’s more to the story.
Her instincts are confirmed when surprise information is revealed that could have been reason enough for Taryn’s suicideor a motive for her murder. To English professor Jack Dorian, Taryn was the ultimate fantasy: intelligent, adoring, and completely off limits. But there was also a dark side to Taryn, a dangerous streak that threatened those she turned her affections toincluding Jack.
And now that she’s dead, his problems are just beginning. After Frankie uncovers a trove of sordid secrets, it becomes clear that Jack may know the truth. He is guilty of deception, but is he capable of cold-blooded murder?
6. The Other Black Girl: A Novel
Author: by Zakiya Dalila Harris
Atria Books (June 1, 2021)
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A Good Morning America, Esquire, and Read with Marie Claire Book Club Pick and a People Best Book of Summer Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by Time, The Washington Post, Harper’s Bazaar, Entertainment Weekly, Marie Claire, Bustle, BuzzFeed, Parade, Goodreads, Fortune, and BBC Urgent, propulsive, and sharp as a knife, The Other Black Girl is an electric debut about the tension that unfurls when two young Black women meet against the starkly white backdrop of New York City book publishing.
Twenty-six-year-old editorial assistant Nella Rogers is tired of being the only Black employee at Wagner Books. Fed up with the isolation and microaggressions, she’s thrilled when Harlem-born and bred Hazel starts working in the cubicle beside hers. They’ve only just started comparing natural hair care regimens, though, when a string of uncomfortable events elevates Hazel to Office Darling, and Nella is left in the dust.
Then the notes begin to appear on Nella’s desk: LEAVE WAGNER.NOW. It’s hard to believe Hazel is behind these hostile messages. But as Nella starts to spiral and obsess over the sinister forces at play, she soon realizes that there’s a lot more at stake than just her career.
7. While Justice Sleeps: A Novel
Author: by Stacey Abrams
Doubleday (May 11, 2021)
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER From celebrated national leader and bestselling author Stacey Abrams, a gripping thriller set within the halls of the U.S. Supreme Courtwhere a young law clerk finds herself embroiled in a shocking mystery plotted by one of the most preeminent judges in America.”Abrams follows in Dan Brown’s footprint with this masterfully plotted thriller that unfolds like the ultimate chess matchbold move to bolder move with lives hanging in the balance.”Lisa Gardner, author of Before She Disappeared “A first-class legal thriller, favorably compared to many of the best, starting with The Pelican Brief, which it brings to mind.
It’s fast-paced and full of surprisesa terrific read.”Scott Turow, author of Presumed Innocent Avery Keene, a brilliant young law clerk for the legendary Justice Howard Wynn, is doing her best to hold her life togetherexcelling in an arduous job with the court while also dealing with a troubled family.
When the shocking news breaks that Justice Wynnthe cantankerous swing vote on many current high-profile caseshas slipped into a coma, Avery’s life turns upside down. She is immediately notified that Justice Wynn has left instructions for her to serve as his legal guardian and power of attorney.
8. 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.
9. The Silent Patient
Author: by Alex Michaelides
February 5, 2019
THE INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*”An unforgettableand Hollywood-boundnew thriller… A mix of Hitchcockian suspense, Agatha Christie plotting, and Greek tragedy.”Entertainment WeeklyThe 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.
10. 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.’
11. Tom Clancy Target Acquired (A Jack Ryan Jr. Novel Book 8)
Author: by Don Bentley
June 8, 2021
Jack Ryan, Jr., will do anything for a friend, but this favor will be paid for in blood in the latest electric entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. Jack Ryan, Jr. would do anything for Ding Chavez. That’s why Jack is currently sitting in an open-air market in Israel, helping a CIA team with a simple job.
The man running the mission, Peter Beltz, is an old friend from Ding’s Army days. Ding hadn’t seen his friend since Peter’s transfer to the CIA eighteen months prior, and intended to use the assignment to reconnect. Unfortunately, Ding had to cancel at the last minute and asked Jack to take his place.
It’s a cushy assignment-a trip to Israel in exchange for a couple hours of easy work, but Jack could use the downtime after his last operation. Jack is here merely as an observer, but when he hastens to help a woman and her young son, he finds himself the target of trained killers.
Alone and outgunned, Jack will have to use all his skills to protect the life of the child.
12. 21st Birthday: (Women’s Murder Club 21) (Women's Murder Club)
Author: by James Patterson
March 4, 2021
In the latest book in the globally bestselling Women’s Murder Club series, Sergeant Lindsay Boxer vows to protect a twenty-year-old victim long enough for her to see her twenty-first birthday. THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWhen a distraught mother pleads with San Francisco Chronicle reporter Cindy Thomas to investigate the disappearance of her daughter Tara and baby granddaughter Lorrie, Cindy immediately loops in SFPD Sergeant Lindsay Boxer.
The prime suspect is Tara’s schoolteacher husband, Lucas Burke, but he tells a conflicting story that paints Tara as a wayward wife, not a missing person. While the city’s chief medical examiner, Claire Washburn, harbours theories that run counter to the police investigation of the Burke case, Assistant District Attorney Yuki Castellano sizes up Lucas as a textbook domestic offender – until he puts forward a theory of his own that could connect the dots on a constellation of killings.
As the case grows into something far bigger than any of them could have imagined, the four friends will need each other to help unpick the truth from a web of lies. INCLUDES AN EXTRACT FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DAUGHTER, BY BILL CLINTON AND JAMES PATTERSON – AVAILABLE NOW TO PRE-ORDER
13. A Gambling Man (An Archer Novel Book 2)
Author: by David Baldacci
April 20, 2021
Aloysius Archer, the straight-talking World War II veteran fresh out of prison, returns in this riveting #1 New York Times bestselling thriller from David Baldacci. The 1950s are on the horizon, and Archer is in dire need of a fresh start after a nearly fatal detour in Poca City.
So Archer hops on a bus and begins the long journey out west to California, where rumor has it there is money to be made if you’re hard-working, lucky, criminalor all three. Along the way, Archer stops in Reno, where a stroke of fortune delivers him a wad of cash and an eye-popping blood-red 1939 Delahaye convertibleplus a companion for the final leg of the journey, an aspiring actress named Liberty Callahan who is planning to try her luck in Hollywood.
But when the two arrive in Bay Town, California, Archer quickly discovers that the hordes of people who flocked there seeking fame and fortune landed in a false paradise that instead caters to their worst addictions and fears. Archer’s first stop is a P.I.
14. Personal: (Jack Reacher 19)
Author: by Lee Child
August 28, 2014
“Consistently pulse-raising… An exhilarating ride… Personal wrests back the sheer gusto of the earlier novels; it’s the best Reacher adventure in some considerable time.” (Independent) Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the US military police, now he’s a drifter of no fixed abode.
But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a long-range shot at the French president. Only one man could have done it. And Reacher is the one man who can find him. This new heartstopping, nailbiting book in Lee Child’s number-one bestselling series takes Reacher across the Atlantic to Paris – and then to London.
The stakes have never been higher – because this time, it’s personal. Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, Personal is 19th in the series. And be sure not to miss Reacher’s newest adventure, no. 26, Better off Dead!
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15. 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