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Thriller / suspense

See below for a selection of the latest books from Thriller / suspense category. Presented with a red border are the Thriller / suspense books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Thriller / suspense books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Heroes In Hot Pursuit: Line Of Duty

Heroes In Hot Pursuit: Line Of Duty

Author: Addison Fox, Janie Crouch, Cindi Myers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2021

Mrs. March

Mrs. March

Author: Virginia Feito Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/08/2021

In this astonishing debut, the venerable but gossipy New York literary scene is twisted into a claustrophobic fun house of paranoia, horror, and wickedly dark humor. George March's latest novel is a smash. No one is prouder than Mrs. March, his doting wife. But one morning, the shopkeeper of her favorite patisserie suggests that his protagonist is based on Mrs. March herself: But . . . -isn't she . . .' Mrs. March leaned in and in almost a whisper said, 'a whore? Clutching her ostrich-leather pocketbook, she flees, that one casual remark destroying her belief that she knew everything about her husband-as well as herself. Suddenly, Mrs. March is hurled into a harrowing journey that builds to near psychosis, one that begins merely within the pages of a book but may uncover both a killer and the long-buried secrets of her past.

The Soul Breaker

The Soul Breaker

Author: Sebastian Fitzek Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2021

International number one bestseller Sebastian Fitzek plunges readers into the depths of their own souls in a new high-concept thriller. The Soul Breaker destroys his victims.He doesn't kill them, or mutilate them. But he leaves them completely dead inside, paralysed and catatonic. His only trace a note left in their hands. There are three known victims when suddenly the abductions stop. The Soul Breaker has tired of his game, it seems. Meanwhile, a man has been found in the snow outside an exclusive psychiatric clinic. He has no recollection of who he is, or why he is there. Unable to match him to any of the police's missing people, the nurses call him Casper. Casper makes little progress regaining his memory, but he grows restless and wants to leave the clinic to piece together the few clues to his life. But the weather has taken a turn for the worse, and the clinic becomes completely cut off to the world outside. No one is able to reach the clinic, and its staff and patients cannot leave. So when the head psychiatrist is found trembling, naked and distraught, with a slip of paper clasped in her hands, it seems somehow the Soul Breaker has returned...

The Turnout

The Turnout

Author: Megan Abbott Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/08/2021

'Abbott creates a dark and mesmerising world ... It makes Black Swan look like a children's story' HARRIET TYCE, bestselling author of BLOOD ORANGE ***The new thriller, set in the hothouse world of a ballet school, from the multi-award-winning writer Megan Abbott*** After the sudden death of their parents, the Durant sisters, Dara and Marie, inherit a ballet school and take over running it with Dara's husband Charlie. The sisters' connection is intense, forged by a glamorous but troubled family history. But after they hire Derek, a charismatic, possibly shady contractor to renovate the studio, Marie throws herself into an intense affair with him that threatens their tight bonds and brings forward family secrets until an act of violence overturns everything. 'So fresh and unexpected, so wholly revelatory ... This is Megan Abbott working at the absolute height of her talent' ATTICA LOCKE 'All one needs to know about a Megan Abbott book is that it's a Megan Abbott book -- dreamy, sexy, a deep dive into a subculture that has been exhaustively researched. The Turnout is all those things and more, taking you so far into the world of a small ballet school that you feel the characters' aches and pains in your joints, your feet and, most dangerous of all, your heart' LAURA LIPPMAN 'Megan Abbott is the perfect storyteller-compelling, confounding and unconventional' VAL MCDERMID

K-9 Recovery / For The Defense

K-9 Recovery / For The Defense

Author: Danica Winters, Maggie Wells Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2021

Win

Win

Author: Harlan Coben Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2021

____________________________ From the #1 bestselling author and creator of the hit Netflix series The Stranger comes a riveting new thriller, starring the new hero Windsor Horne Lockwood III - or Win, as he is known to his (few) friends ... ____________________________ Over twenty years ago, heiress Patricia Lockwood was abducted during a robbery of her family's estate, then locked inside an isolated cabin for months. Patricia escaped, but so did her captors, and the items stolen from her family were never recovered. Until now. On New York's Upper West Side, a recluse is found murdered in his penthouse apartment, alongside two objects of note: a stolen Vermeer painting and a leather suitcase bearing the initials WHL3. For the first time in years, the authorities have a lead not only on Patricia's kidnapping but also on another FBI cold case - with the suitcase and painting both pointing them towards one man. Windsor Horne Lockwood III - or Win as his few friends call him - doesn't know how his suitcase and his family's stolen painting ended up in this dead man's apartment. But he's interested - especially when the FBI tell him that the man who kidnapped his cousin was also behind an act of domestic terrorism, and that he may still be at large. The two cases have baffled the FBI for decades. But Win has three things the FBI does not:: a personal connection to the case, a large fortune, and his own unique brand of justice ...

The Scorpion's Tail

The Scorpion's Tail

Author: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2021

#1 bestselling authors Preston & Child return with the next book in a series featuring archaeologist Nora Kelly and FBI Agent Corrie Swanson. After a shoot-out leaves a senior FBI agent gravely wounded, Corrie Swanson finds herself under investigation. Her supervisor assures her she's not to blame and the black mark on her record will be cleared in short order. But Corrie finds she cannot shake off an overwhelming feeling of guilt. As a distraction, she takes on a new case involving a fifty-year-old, mummified corpse discovered in a hidden enclave at High Lonesome, a long-abandoned New Mexico ghost town. Quickly out of her depth, she realizes she needs the help of her old enemy, archaeologist Nora Kelly. The two women soon uncover a startling truth: the deceased was poisoned, and died clutching a priceless artifact. Can the two women solve the mystery of the scorpion's tail? Or will they - like others before them - die in the attempt?

Dead In The Water / Colton K-9 Target

Dead In The Water / Colton K-9 Target

Author: Janice Kay Johnson, Justine Davis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2021

The Vacancy

The Vacancy

Author: Elisabeth Carpenter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2021

Running from her past, Rachel answers an advert to be a live-in assistant to glamorous and eccentric author Dorothy Winters. But behind the closed doors of Dorothy's house, she quickly discovers that nothing is as it seems. When Dorothy's manuscript throws up striking similarities to events in Rachel's own life, she becomes convinced that the past she's tried to hide is catching up with her. Then the phone calls start. The parcel arrives. The blood shows up in the bathroom. And Dorothy's friend disappears. Terrified of being blamed for murder, Rachel has nobody left to turn to. Because who can she believe when she doesn't even trust herself...?

Michael Mann Project 1

Michael Mann Project 1

Author: Don Winslow Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/08/2021

The Soul Breaker

The Soul Breaker

Author: Sebastian Fitzek Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/08/2021

International number one bestseller Sebastian Fitzek plunges readers into the depths of their own souls in a new high-concept thriller. The Soul Breaker destroys his victims.He doesn't kill them, or mutilate them. But he leaves them completely dead inside, paralysed and catatonic. His only trace a note left in their hands. There are three known victims when suddenly the abductions stop. The Soul Breaker has tired of his game, it seems. Meanwhile, a man has been found in the snow outside an exclusive psychiatric clinic. He has no recollection of who he is, or why he is there. Unable to match him to any of the police's missing people, the nurses call him Casper. Casper makes little progress regaining his memory, but he grows restless and wants to leave the clinic to piece together the few clues to his life. But the weather has taken a turn for the worse, and the clinic becomes completely cut off to the world outside. No one is able to reach the clinic, and its staff and patients cannot leave. So when the head psychiatrist is found trembling, naked and distraught, with a slip of paper clasped in her hands, it seems somehow the Soul Breaker has returned...