10 Mystery Thriller You Will Fall In Love With
“He couldn’t move. Running would get him killed. Fighting would get him killed. …Standing where he was, trembling and sweating, would get him killed.” … Don’t panic. It is just a quote from the mystery thriller I am currently reading named “Dragonslayer No More?” by Ruth Ford Elward.
So are you a lover of Mystery Thriller books like me? Then you have to check out this list…
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
It is a crime novel by the late Swedish author and journalist Stieg Larsson. It is the first book of the Millennium trilogy, which, when published posthumously in 2005, became a best-seller in Europe and the United States. The crimes committed are particularly heinous, delving into deep psychological depravity. But it’s also about solving those crimes
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brow
An ingenious code hidden in the works of Leonardo da Vinci. A desperate race through the cathedrals and castles of Europe. An astonishing truth concealed for centuries . . . unveiled at last.
Naked in Death
Eve Dallas is a New York police lieutenant hunting for a ruthless killer… In a world of danger and deception, she walks the line–between seductive passion and scandalous murder…
Mystery Girl by David Gordon
Sam Kornberg’s life is in shambles, so he decides to take a job as an assistant to morbidly obese private detective Solar Lonsky. The gig: Following the “mystery girl.” The result: A complicated, darkly comedic ride through L.A. with shootouts, murder and a little romance.
Death of a Nightingale by Lene Kaaberbøl and Agnete Friis
From the Danish duo behind the best-selling The Boy in the Suitcasecomes a standout tale of overlapping, tragic lives. When Natasha Doroshenko, a Ukrainian woman convicted of the attempted murder of her fiancé, escapes police custody while on her way to Copenhagen, she has one thought on her mind: Get her daughter back. Danish Red Cross nurse Nina Borg, while trying to keep Natasha’s daughter safe, unveils a bloody history that traces back to Stalinist Ukraine in 1934.
And Then There Were None
First, there were ten – a curious assortment of strangers summoned as weekend guests to a private island off the coast of Devon. Their host, an eccentric millionaire unknown to all of them, is nowhere to be found. All that the guests have in common is a wicked past they’re unwilling to reveal – and a secret that will seal their fate. For each has been marked for murder. One by one they fall prey. Before the weekend is out, there will be none. And only the dead are above suspicion.
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl is a thriller novel by American writer Gillian Flynn. Crown Publishing Group published the novel in June 2012 and it soon made the New York Times Best Seller list. The novel’s principal suspense comes from uncertainty about the main character, Nick Dunne, and whether he is involved in the disappearance of his wife. The book is an example of the literary subgenre called Domestic Noir.
One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
Pestered by her close New Jersey family, Stephanie Plum offers to catch high-school crush Joe Morelli, cop turned bail jumper, for her cousin Vinnie’s company. She questions “working girls” to find the missing girlfriend of vicious prize fighter Benito Ramirez while Joe secretly watches her back. Ranger mentors her and supplies vehicles when hers explode.
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
It is a 2001 novel and a worldwide bestseller. The book was translated into English in 2004 by Lucia Graves and sold over a million copies in the UK after already achieving success on mainland Europe, topping the Spanish bestseller lists for weeks. It was published in the United States by Penguin Books and in Great Britain by Weidenfeld & Nicolson and by Orion Books. It is believed to have sold 15 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling books of all time.
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle
How can I not include Sherlock Holmes in the list? Holmes and Watson are faced with their most terrifying case yet. The legend of the devil-beast that haunts the moors around the Baskerville families’ home warns the descendants of that ancient clan never to venture out in those dark hours when the power of evil is exalted. Now, the most recent Baskerville, Sir Charles, is dead and the footprints of a giant hound have been found near his body. Will the new heir meet the same fate?
So which book are you picking up to spend your next lazy Sunday?
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