Reading can be one of the most productive and fun ways to spend your time. Ask a reader, and they will tell you about the impact of a good book whether on mental health, physically healthy, or emotional well-being, reading is just phenomenal.
Indeed, books can entertain you and give you lots of wisdom and delightful thing.
From psychological thrillers to gripping crimes, such books can keep you occupied and urge you to use your detective skills.
Here is a list of such thrilling books that keeps giving you a twist at every chapter.
The Silent Patient
“An unforgettable―and Hollywood-bound―new thriller… A mix of Hitchcockian suspense, Agatha Christie plotting, and Greek tragedy.”―Entertainment Weekly
It is a number one New York Times bestseller book. This book is a shocking psychological thriller. It is a story of a woman’s act of violence against her husband.
The therapist has been trying very hard in the story and is obsessed with revealing her motive. The woman who did this had a perfect life. She was a famous painter and was married to a fashion photographer. They both lived in a grand house in London’s most desirable areas. One evening her husband returns home late, and she shoots him five times in the face and never ever speaks about it. She never gives any kind of explanation. This is a very mysterious book and a must-read for everyone.
I Am Watching You
An Amazon Charts bestseller.
A woman overhears two attractive men flirting and talking with teenage girls on a train. She doesn’t give much attention to them until she hears that they are fresh out of prison, and her maternal Instinct puts her on high alert. But just when she thinks of helping the girls, something stops her. The next morning when she wakes up, she gets to know no that one of the girls is missing. And a year later, the girl was still missing. Now the woman feels very guilty for not helping the girls at that time, and she is not the only one who cannot forget that incident. There is someone in the story who is threatening her by sending letters and putting her in fear of death. This book is a gripping one.
We Are All the Same in the Dark
“If you only read one thriller this year, let it be this one. Psychologically absorbing, original, and atmospheric. I could not turn the pages fast enough.” Elin Hilderbrand
It’s been a decade, and Branson is nowhere to be found. There is only a bloody handprint which she left behind. The posters with her pretty face still hanging everywhere, including the church wall, the police station, and even in the High School with the words written that we will find you. Meanwhile, her brother lives in the dissolution of the old family house, and he was being tried and sentenced in the court of public opinion. When he finds a lost girl dumped in a field, he believes that this is a sign. The cop who investigates the girl’s case is haunted by her own history while she is finding the missing girl. She was desperate to solve both cases, and she fought to save the lost girl in the present.
Where the Crawdads Sing
For many years there were rumors about the marsh girl. People thought that she Haunted Barkley Cove, which was a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So when a dashing guy named Andrews is found, the locals think that the so-called mass girl killed him. But the girl is not the way people think of her. She is sensitive and intelligent who survives alone in Marsh and calls it her home. She yearns for love and affection. So, when one day two young men from the town get to know about her wild beauty, they start looking for her, and even the girl opens herself to a life of new adventure, but then something unthinkable happens. Now what happened next is to be figured out by you by reading this book.
The Last Thing He Told Me
This is a story about when Owen Michaels disappeared. He smuggles a note to his beloved wife with words to protect her. His words made her confused and afraid, and she knows exactly whom the note refers to, his 16-year-old daughter. The daughter lost her mother as a child, and she had absolutely nothing to do with her new stepmother. Lady tries a lot to reach the girl’s father, but all her calls are unanswered. Soon the lady discovers that her husband is who he said he was, and the girl may know who his father actually was and what was his true identity and why he really disappeared.
Crematorium: A Psychological Thriller
A story of Maggie Bennett, who is a devoted nurse in the emergency department. She works at a hectic Level One trauma center in Charlotte in North Carolina. She was a very caring person and always offered affection to her patients. One night when she was working the night shift, she found out that a homeless patient she was reading was no more. Another worst event takes place where a homicide detective is on the scene, and it says that she is the number one suspect. With her strong will, she was determined to find out who killed her patient. A week later, she finds out that the patient’s body is still there in the morgue and it is still not identified. She takes charge to find out who they are as it was crucial to her case. As she digs deeper, a lot of dark secrets are exposed. It is an amazing story.
The Family Across the Street: A totally unputdownable psychological thriller with a shocking twist
‘Wow, I loved this one so much…. A whole box of tissues was gone in just a few hours. It was so intense that I was sitting at the edge of my seat the whole time. I couldn’t put this one down for the life of me. No bathroom breaks at all.’ Blue Moon Blogger
We see a good family picture and think it is a perfect family but do you know; sometimes the most beautiful and perfect families are hiding the darkest secrets. Everybody dreams of living on Hogarth street due to its beauty. Then the new family of the Wests came to live there. The husband and wife seem so much in love, and their twins race around that area’s beautiful emerald green streets. But when people tried to invite this family for dinners and other parties, they always refused. They also brushed away the offers to babysit their children. There was something strange about their house and the family who never welcomed anyone, and on a hot summer day, the secret came out—no more spoilers.
The Locked Door: A gripping psychological thriller with a jaw-dropping twist
When an eleven-year-old Nora was doing her homework in her bedroom, her father was killing a woman in the basement. And when the police arrived at their door, she was shocked. Some decades later, her father is still spending his life behind bars, and Nora is a successful surgeon now. But she is a very quiet girl with a solitary existence. Nobody knows what her father did in the past, and she never cares to tell anyone. But soon, she discovers that one of her young female patients has been killed in the same horrific manner his father used to kill his victims. But only Nora knows how her father used to kill. But the police cannot pin anything on Nora. You need to read the book to know more.
The Night She Disappeared
On a beautiful summer night, a young woman and her boyfriend disappeared. This happened after the party at a massive country estate of a college friend. Nobody knows about their whereabouts. And later, a writer moves into a cottage near the same state. The writer loves that area due to the dense forest. One day she stumbles upon a mysterious note that simply reads dig here. What do you think will you find the missing couple here, or is there something else but it in the haunted ground. It is one of the best psychological thrillers.
“A compelling story, and only too realistic.” —Lawrence H. Summers, former U.S. Treasury Secretary
This book talks about an escalating crisis where there is a shrinking oasis in the Sahara desert, A stolen US army drone, and an uninhabited Japanese Island. This is an extraordinary novel full of heroes and villains, some malicious prophets and Elite warriors, and multiple revolutionaries. The book delivers a heart-pounding story that takes the readers to think about something unimaginable.