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What thriller should you read next?

Updated: Aug 26, 2020

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


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,


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