Looking for the best suspense and thriller novels to dive right into? Check out these five novels below that will definitely keep you o the edge of your seat.
1. And Then There Were None By Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie, the queen of suspense writing has come up with many best thriller novels. And Then There Were None is one of her most acknowledged works. The story starts with ten strangers meeting on a deserted isle. But, when they reach there, they find their hosts missing. The real trouble starts when they start dying one by one following the pattern of a children’s nursery rhyme. The author brilliantly keeps up the interest of the readers so much in this murder mystery that they find it irresistible to put the book down.
2. Fingersmith By Sarah Waters
If you love thrillers, you must definitely be familiar with Sarah Waters. Fingersmith is another of her brilliant works where she takes the readers on the mysterious journey of the Victorian story. Set in the Victorian setting, the story revolves around two individuals Sue Trinder and Maud Lily who have been raised in the opposite environment. Maud is a wealthy woman and Sue is hired as a maid to defraud her mistress. The trouble starts when Sue starts getting attracted to Maud. But, what will Sue do when she will realize that Maud is completely different from what she pretends to be.
3. The Silent Patient By Alex Michaelides
If you are into mystery and thriller novels, then you should definitely give The Silent Patient a go. The main protagonist of the novel, Alicia has a life that is the dream of everyone. But, what makes her shoot her husband one day? Why she doesn’t justify her actions or say a single word after she murders her husband? So many questions and only one answer which lies in the novel itself. So, if you want to find out why Alicia shoots her husband, then you should dive right into the book.
4. Memory Man By David Baldacci
David Baldacci is a name not unknown to the fans of mystery and thriller readers. Although he has written many mystery novels, Memory Man is his best work which serves as the icing on the top. The story revolves around a football player named Amos Decker who has taken a sudden interest in being a detective. The story speeds up when his whole family is murdered mysteriously. Will Amos be able to find the culprit and the reason behind the murder of his family? You can find it out by giving this book a go.
5. My Sister, The Serial Killer By Oyinkan Braithwaite
How to deal with an overprotective sister? This murder mystery revolves around the lives of two sisters Ayoola and Korede. Ayoola is stunning and attractive. That’s why Korede tries her best to protect her sister. But, the trouble starts when she gets so carried away in protecting her sister that Ayoola’s boyfriends start dying mysteriously.
So, if you want to spend some quality time, grab any one of these novels and start reading now.