• Mel Leslie

What thriller should you read next?

Updated: Aug 26


Looking for your next spine tingling thriller? New to the genre and not sure where to start? Seasoned veteran who has read it all and has a high bar for shock value? Here are my recommendations on what your next thriller read should be!


[Click the title links to read my reviews.]


Are you fascinated by the after life?


Read: The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James


Do you enjoy a broody, English mystery?


Read: Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware


Read: In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware


Are you searching for a literal mind f*ck of a book that makes you question your reality?


Read: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides


Read: The Looker by Laura Sims


Looking for a twisted couple with hidden secrets?


Read: My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing


Read: The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine


Is horror your love language?


Read: The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones


Read: Devolution by Max Brooks


Read: The Whisper Man by Alex North


Read: No Exit by Taylor Adams


Are you a thriller newbie and looking for something


to wet your whistle, but not keep you up at night?


Read: The Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager


Is Victorian Gothic your scene?


Read: The Poison Thread by Laura Purcell


Read: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell


Read: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Do you enjoy your thriller with a side of amazing character development?


Read: Deacon King Kong by James Mc


Bride


Read: The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld


Read: The Butterfly Girl by Rene Denfeld


Are you seeking the perfect combo of horror and historical fiction?


Read: The Hunger by Alma Katsu


Thriller, but make it true?


Read: Savage Appetites by Rachel Monroe


Read: The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker


Want to cross over into the dystopia genre, but still be creeped out?


Read: Severance by Ling Ma

Read: Lakewood by Megan Giddings


Whatever you decide to read, make sure you post a pic on Insta and tag me @mynightsbooked. I love seeing the books you are all reading!


Happy reading,


Mel


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