Mystery Thriller

Mystery-thrillers are stories with twists and turns that keep you on your toes guessing about the truth, the POV's truth, and about what will happen next. They can be written from a hero's POV or from a sinister character's POV. Some are scary and make your heart beat faster, making it hard to put down. Some stories make you laugh if you have a witty writer with an unusual sense of humor easy to relate to. Both types can be hard to put down when they're page turners. And you can find many page turners among a variety of styles and writers, depending on what seeks your fancy.

See also mystery.

Something in the Water
Lying in Wait
Neverworld Wake
Social Creature
The Speed of Sound (Speed of Sound Thrillers, #1)
Jar of Hearts
The Anomaly
Three Days Missing
Island of the Mad (Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes #15)
Who Is Vera Kelly?
Any Man
The Real Michael Swann
Invitation to a Bonfire
The Woman in the Window
A Killer's Mind (Zoe Bentley Mystery #1)
The President Is Missing
The Thinnest Air
A Steep Price (Tracy Crosswhite, #6)
The Outsider
Something in the Water
The Fallen (Amos Decker, #4)
My Sister's Grave (Tracy Crosswhite, #1)
Say You're Sorry (Morgan Dane #1)
Bring Me Back
The Wife Between Us
The Couple Next Door
The Death of Mrs. Westaway
Everything We Keep (Everything #1)
I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You by Ally CarterCross My Heart and Hope to Spy by Ally CarterOut of Sight, Out of Time by Ally CarterDon't Judge a Girl by Her Cover by Ally CarterHeist Society by Ally Carter
Teenage Spy Girls
56 books — 107 voters
People Like Us by Dana  MelePrep School Confidential by Kara TaylorPrivate by Kate BrianThe Name of the Star by Maureen JohnsonSchool Monitor by Alex Dunn
Boarding School Mysteries
84 books — 33 voters

The Slush Pile Brigade by Samuel MarquisIn Cold Blood by Truman CapoteThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonFatherland by Robert   HarrisDirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams
Dysfunctional Sleuths
105 books — 42 voters
New Girl by Paige HarbisonSuspicion by Alexandra MonirAlways, Forever by Nancy OhlinMaxine Wore Black by Nora OlsenThe Dead and Buried by Kim Harrington
YA Rebecca Retellings
6 books — 7 voters

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie FordThe Hummingbird by Stephen P. KiernanWhere'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria SempleThe Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth SteinSnow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
Northwest Coast
60 books — 20 voters
Mrs de Winter by Susan HillRebecca's Tale by Sally BeaumanAlways, Forever by Nancy OhlinThe Killing of Kayla Sloane by Kim HarringtonFrost by Marianna Baer
Rebecca Retellings
9 books — 1 voter

Popular Mystery Thriller Books

Gone Girl
The Girl on the Train
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
Angels & Demons  (Robert Langdon, #1)
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
And Then There Were None
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
Dark Places
Sharp Objects
The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)

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