Psychological Chillers by Women

Books with a dramatic chilling story focused on people's emotions, with flawed characters and twists and turns that keep you guessing who to trust. They might involve a crime but are NOT focused on the police investigation but on the victims or perpetrators.
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450 books · 644 voters · list created January 31st, 2013 by Jan (votes) .
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Jan 2231 books
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Gill 8 books
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Isabella 218 books
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Mandy 6675 books
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Madeline 2420 books
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Paula 301 books
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Jody 2299 books
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Jessica 155 books
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Ann at the Beach Before I Go To Sleep -- author S.J. Watson --not a female


Ann at the Beach A Thousand Splendid Suns -- author Khaled Hosseini is not a female


message 3: by Linda (new)

Linda Wright Why are there cookbooks on this list? And alot of books listed are NOT psychological chillers! Don't get it.


message 4: by Jan (new)

Jan I started the list and people have added stupid non relevant books and I have no idea how to remove them.


message 5: by Jackie (new)

Jackie Roche There seem to be some books on this list that do not fir the criteria.


message 6: by Jackie (new)

Jackie Roche Why are there men on this list?


message 7: by Ana (new)

Ana Beadyjan wrote: "I started the list and people have added stupid non relevant books and I have no idea how to remove them."

Hi all! I deleted all books by male authors (there were so many of them), but if you see I missed a few, do let me know & I will remove them.


message 8: by Ana (new)

Ana Oh, I also removed duplicates as there were many of them on the list too. Hope you don't mind. Love the list!


message 9: by Semira (new)

Semira Added Mo Hayder's Jack Caffrey novels and the stand-alone books "Tokyo"/"The Devil Of Nanking" and "Hanging Hill" because she writes terrifying crime/thriller novels and got me into the genre.


message 10: by Ann at the Beach (new)

Ann at the Beach Ananda wrote: "Beadyjan wrote: "I started the list and people have added stupid non relevant books and I have no idea how to remove them."

Hi all! I deleted all books by male authors (there were so many of them)..."


Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson not a woman


message 11: by Ana (new)

Ana Now removed from the list, thanks Ann.


message 12: by Ann at the Beach (new)

Ann at the Beach Ananda wrote: "Now removed from the list, thanks Ann."

thanks!


message 13: by Carol (new)

Carol and the cookbook? #99 - please remove


message 14: by Jenny Baker (new)

Jenny Baker #98 - Bird by Bird is a writing book
#98 (the second one) - Room - is a duplicate to #18
#78 - Gone Girl is a duplicate to #1


message 15: by Fiona (new)

Fiona Hurley Removed Blood River: A Journey to Africa's Broken Heart, a non-fiction travel book written by a male author.


message 16: by Jenene (new)

Jenene "The Help" is NOT a psychological chiller!


message 17: by [deleted user] (last edited Nov 11, 2017 10:51AM) (new)

When you find a book that shouldn't be here, post on the Librarians Group: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/... Name the book, explain how it doesn't fit the list description and what # it is on the list at the time of your posting. Hopefully a librarian can remove it for you. (You must be a member of the group to post but anyone can join)

Removed Bird by Bird and The Help


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