The Sister by Louise Jensen is this author’s debut novel, and what a cracker it is! A dark psychological thriller, the twists and turns continue in a relentless fashion. I will admit to wanting to smack Grace a couple of times and yell at her because she couldn’t see what I could see!
Faith and the Beloved by Kochery C Shibu opens with a murder of Tony D'Souza by nerdy girl Alice Cherokil. Alice's mother Naithy Cherokil, who lost her husband and marries again to Tony D'Souza, is a young successful businesswoman. Another interesting character is Prem Rolland who comes from a small village Kishanganj and His brother Arun Rolland was killed by police. The lives of these three characters, Alice, Naithy and Prem intersect and the web of love, lust, faith and betrayal begins.
Behind Closed Doors was a psychological thriller/suspense novel and it kept me turning the pages to see what was going to happen next!
Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth; she has charm and elegance. He’s a dedicated attorney who has never lost a case; she is a flawless homemaker, a masterful gardener and cook, and dotes on her disabled younger sister. Though they are still newlyweds, they seem to have it all. You might not want to like them, but you do. You’re hopelessly charmed by the ease and comfort of their home, by the graciousness of the dinner parties they throw. You’d like to get to know Grace better.
But it’s difficult, because you realize Jack and Grace are inseparable.
The psychological thriller, a sub-genre of thriller books that explores the psychology of its characters, who are often unstable. What makes a thriller psychological is that the most important questions of the story are about the minds and behavior. Psychological thriller books often incorporate elements of mystery and include themes of crime, morality, mental disease, drug abuse, multiple realities or a dissolving sense of reality, and unreliable narrators.
Horror movies definitely give us chills and thrills but for real dose of terror you should read these psychological thriller books. They will spin your head and make you realise that real terrors come from the people around us. There is nothing more scary than being unable to trust your own mind.
Here is a list of hair-raising psychological thriller books that are perfect for anyone who wants to mess with their mind.
What an outrageously crazy book Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty is – and I’m saying that in a good way. Hot tempered Mother’s who become too involved in their child’s disputes (and I’m talking about children aged 4-5yrs), to the point of seeking out revenge; threatening other parents, twisting the truth and even signing partitions to have a child expelled. It’s complete madness! But while it all may seem like madness, it’s really not far from the truth.
An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen is a compelling, thrilling, twisted, and rapid-paced read that was so darn entertaining and exciting to read. The intensity level of this novel was so high that my thoughts and feelings never wavered once while reading this book.
Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less by Jeffrey Archer was very well written and had two amazing plot twists near the end. Readers should be prepared for anything or else be sucked into the insane world of plot twists.
A bestselling British author and a former politician, Jeffrey Archer writes 'edge-of-your-seat thriller and drama books. Jeffrey Archer published his first book 'Not A Penny More Not A Penny Less' in 1976 and it was an instant success. Then after Jeffrey Archer went on to write numerous bestselling blockbuster books, including Kane and Abel and First Among Equals; the latter focused on a quartet of impressionable new MPs, which drew on his own political experiences. During his imprisonment for perjury during a libel case, Jeffrey Archer wrote a trilogy of acclaimed Prison Diaries, books about his experience of incarceration.
In 2011 Jeffrey Archer published first book, Only Time Will Tell, of the seven volume long The Clifton Chronicles, which spanned the life and adventures of Harry Clifton. The final installment, This Was a Man, was published in 2016. Jeffrey Archer’s latest novel is Nothing Ventured published in 2011, the opening volume of a new series featuring detective William Warwick, the hero of Harry Clifton’s fictional novels.
I have come to admire Jeffrey Archer and his works. The attention to detail he gives to his characters is something I love. They seem real and not dipped in frivolity. Every detail seems to serve a purpose to propel the story. Here is a complete list of books written by Jeffrey Archer with short summary.
At the heart of Origin by Dan Brown there are two questions: Where do we come from ? Where are we going?
Both equally fascinating but also very much controversial. I'm someone who loves controversial topics. Critical thinking. Stepping outside the box. It fascinates me. And Origin by Dan Brown had all of the above. I totally agree with the author.
The Wife Between Us is an angst driven, clever, gripping, suspenseful and not your typical domestic psychological thriller novel that was an absolutely thrilling and exciting read. Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen have done such a fantastic job here in The Wife Between Us with this complicated, complex and compelling storyline, creating a fascinating unreliable character here with Vanessa.
Told from the Point of Views of Tom, Jake, DI Amanda Beck, and DI Pete Willis, The Whisper Man by Alex North is a deftly crafted and compelling thriller, where the author has grasped the importance of pace, combined with a narrative that wastes not a single word, each word being designed to hook you into the next, ensures that it’s a winner.
Gripping psychological thriller about the disappearance of 15-year-old Ellie Mack. Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell is not about what happened to Ellie, it’s more about the how and the why she disappeared, as well as the after-effects of her disappearance on her family.
A Silent Takeover was intense and suspenseful, and was a thriller to its very core. This book flows so smoothly, at a nice brisk pace. It’s one that you could easily read in a day or two if you were so inclined. There is an intriguing plot, lots of twists, some wonderful characters, plenty of clues, suspects, and a good dose of thrill.
Finding Your Seat at the Table by Teboho Mofokeng is a tremendously valuable book for anyone who is looking not for a job, but a career that offers control, autonomy, and gives you a sense of fulfillment. The subtitle of this book reveals the main theme of the book: “Creating the Ideal Career”. This book will give you the step by step plan to achieve it.
The Martian by Andy Weir is a hard science fiction novel about one man being stranded on Mars and trying not to die. It features such riveting activities as growing potatoes using your own faeces as part of the soil and repair work on multiple pieces of equipment.
Mark Watney was part of a six-person crew that constituted the third manned expedition to Mars. The mission was to remain on the Red Planet for thirty-one days, but six days into their stay, a huge dust storm blew up with ferocious winds that forced the crew to abandon the mission.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society was a really clever gradual unfolding of friendship and the suffering undergone by the captive population of Guernsey during the occupation of the Third Reich during the early 1940's.