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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!

The Snow Leopard

The Snow Leopard

Author: Roger Pearce Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/05/2021

You Betrayed Me

You Betrayed Me

Author: Lisa Jackson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

'Shiveringly good suspense!' Lisa Gardner THE BRAND NEW NOVEL FROM 30 MILLION COPY SELLING AUTHOR The Cahill family are famous for two things: their wealth, and the scandals that surround them. James Cahill has always tried to make his own way in the world, though he has enjoyed the many women taken in by the easy charms of a handsome, soon-to-be-rich bad boy. Waking up in hospital, bandaged and bruised, James barely recognises the gorgeous blonde at his bedside; Sophia, his mistress. As James' memories gradually return, pieces of a terrifying puzzle begin to slot into place. His girlfriend, Megan, had found out about his affair. Megan is missing. His family is hounding him. The police are asking him questions. James insists he has no idea what happened to Megan. But the betrayal you can't remember may be worse than you can imagine . . . A fast-paced psychological thriller for fans of Martina Cole, Lisa Gardner and Karen Rose, with Lisa Jackson's trademark mix of dark secrets and stunning twists. 'Shiveringly good suspense!' Lisa Gardner 'One of the best' Harlan Coben

You Betrayed Me

You Betrayed Me

Author: Lisa Jackson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

'Shiveringly good suspense!' Lisa Gardner THE BRAND NEW NOVEL FROM 30 MILLION COPY SELLING AUTHOR The Cahill family are famous for two things: their wealth, and the scandals that surround them. James Cahill has always tried to make his own way in the world, though he has enjoyed the many women taken in by the easy charms of a handsome, soon-to-be-rich bad boy. Waking up in hospital, bandaged and bruised, James barely recognises the gorgeous blonde at his bedside; Sophia, his mistress. As James' memories gradually return, pieces of a terrifying puzzle begin to slot into place. His girlfriend, Megan, had found out about his affair. Megan is missing. His family is hounding him. The police are asking him questions. James insists he has no idea what happened to Megan. But the betrayal you can't remember may be worse than you can imagine . . . A fast-paced psychological thriller for fans of Martina Cole, Lisa Gardner and Karen Rose, with Lisa Jackson's trademark mix of dark secrets and stunning twists. 'Shiveringly good suspense!' Lisa Gardner 'One of the best' Harlan Coben

A Bad Bad Thing

A Bad Bad Thing

Author: Elena Forbes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021

'An ending that will leave readers breathless' Booklist 'A master at complex plots' Globe and Mail After a police operation ends in catastrophe, DCI Eve West is suspended. She faces expulsion from the force, until John Duran - a violent criminal Eve incarcerated, still serving his sentence - offers to help clear her name. But nothing comes without a price. Duran wants Eve to help free a fellow prisoner, who he claims has been wrongly convicted of murder. But as her investigationtakes a dark turn, Eve finds that more than just her job is at stake, and realises Duran is a dangerous man to trust . . .

Vanished

Vanished

Author: James Delargy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2021

From the groundbreaking author of 55 comes an extraordinary new thriller... Lorcan and Naiyana are desperate to move their young family far away from the hustle and bustle of modern city life. The abandoned town of Kallayee seems like the perfect getaway: no one has lived there for decades. It will be peaceful. Quiet. Secure. But life in Kallayee isn't quite as straightforward as they hope. Lights flicker at night. Car tracks appear in the dust even when the family hasn't driven anywhere. And six-year-old Dylan is certain he can hear strange sounds. Lorcan and Naiyana refuse to leave. No one can talk sense into them. And now, no one can talk to them at all. They've simply vanished. * * * Readers love 55 by James Delargy* * * 'A pulse-pounding psycho-thriller . . . splendidly-engineered plot and a masterly sense of pace allied to a haunting background make for a powerful debut' Crime Time 'A clever concept for this fast-moving debut, fleshed out with a sympathetic hero haunted by grim memories' Sunday Times Crime Club 'If you liked the Dry you will like this' 5*, Amazon reader 'I enjoy a good psychological thriller and this was up there with the best' 5*, Amazon reader 'I loved this book from start to finish . . . the ending is still on my mind today' 5*, Amazon reader 'A real page-turner. Gets a grip on you from the start. Best book I've read in years!' 5*, Amazon reader 'I found it impossible to tear myself away from this small, isolated community as they stumbled into a territory more hostile and unpredictable than any place on earth. LOVED IT' 5*, Amazon reader

Unavoidable

Unavoidable

Author: Coy Kissee, Geoff Habiger Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2021

The Lady Has a Past

The Lady Has a Past

Author: Amanda Quick Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2021

'Quick's ambitious novel, set during the golden age of Hollywood, sparkles with wit and clever plotting' Publishers Weekly Beauty and glamour meet deception and revenge in this electrifying novel by?New York Times?bestselling?author Amanda Quick. Investigative apprentice Lyra Brazier, the newest resident of Burning Cove, is unsettled when her boss suddenly goes on a health retreat at an exclusive spa and disappears without another word. Lyra knows something has happened to Raina Kirk, and she is the only one who can track her down. The health spa is known for its luxurious offerings and prestigious clientele, and the wealthy, socialite background Lyra desperately wanted to leave behind is perfect for this undercover job. The agency brings in a partner and bodyguard for her, but she doesn't get the suave, pistol-packing private eye she expected. Simon Cage is a mild-mannered antiquarian book dealer with a quiet, academic air, and Lyra can't figure out why he was chosen as her partner. But it soon becomes clear when they arrive at the spa and pose as a couple: Simon has a unique gift that allows him to detect secrets, a skill that is crucial in finding Raina. The unlikely duo falls down a rabbit hole of twisted rumours and missing socialites, discovering that the health spa is a facade for something far darker. With a murderer in their midst, Raina isn't the only one in grave danger - Lyra is next . . . Praise for Amanda Quick 'A master storyteller' The Huffington Post 'Sparkles with wit and clever plotting' Publishers Weekly 'Sexy . . . clever, fun' Kirkus Reviews

The Perfect Couple

The Perfect Couple

Author: Jackie Kabler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2021

THE USA TODAY AND KINDLE BESTSELLER 'An intriguing and gripping psychological thriller that keeps you guessing as you frantically turn the pages' Sunday Times bestselling author C. L. Taylor The perfect couple ... or the perfect lie? A devoted wife... A year ago, Gemma met the love of her life, Danny. Since then, their relationship has been perfect. But one evening, Danny doesn't return home. A missing husband... Gemma turns to the police. She is horrified by what she discovers - a serial killer is on the loose in Bristol. When she sees photos of the victims she is even more stunned...they all look just like Danny. Who would you believe? But the police are suspicious. Why has no one apart from Gemma heard from Danny in weeks? Why is there barely a trace of him in their flat? Is she telling them the truth, or is this marriage hiding some very dark secrets? 'This is a psychological thriller that has everything: intrigue, mystery and constant twists and turns. I couldn't put it down!' Alex Lake, bestselling author of Seven Days 'There is no let-up in this twisty-turny thriller...Just when you think you've cracked its secrets, your expectations are upended again' Kate Riordan, author of The Heatwave Perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty, Shari Lapena and Lisa Jewell What readers are saying about The Perfect Couple: 'This book kept me up all night. So many twists and turns. I just could not get enough' 'Oh my word!! This book was absolutely brilliant!! I cannot even describe how brilliant the plot was and the twists and turns were just amazing!!' 'The perfect read!' 'Jackie Kabler -you have written a thriller beyond words!' 'A page turning, knee trembling read!' 'Suspense, thrills, police procedural, and a good old-fashioned creepy scare await you' 'Amazing, twisty, ride. I was left with a jaw dropped open and asking myself why and how' 'Oh My Gosh what a Head Spinning book!!!!. Kept me on my toes through every chapter'

The Wild Girls

The Wild Girls

Author: Phoebe Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2021

FOUR FRIENDS. A LUXURY RETREAT. IT'S GOING TO BE MURDER. 'A hugely entertaining thriller that turns a dream holiday into a nightmare' Jane Casey, bestselling author of The Cutting Place 'Phoebe's best yet - I read it in a couple of days!' Catherine Cooper, bestselling author of The Chalet In a luxury lodge on Botswana's sun-soaked plains, four friends reunite for a birthday celebration... THE BIRTHDAY GIRL Has it all, but chose love over her friends... THE TEACHER Feels the walls of her flat and classroom closing in... THE MOTHER Loves her baby, but desperately needs a break... THE INTROVERT Yearns for adventure after suffering for too long... Arriving at the safari lodge, a feeling of unease settles over them. There's no sign of the party that was promised. There's no phone signal. They're alone, in the wild. THE HUNT IS ON. Praise for The Wild Girls: 'A hugely entertaining thriller that turns a dream holiday into a nightmare. Morgan is brilliant at building tension and hinting at the characters' secrets. The Wild Girls is fast-paced and very satisfying' Jane Casey 'The Wild Girls is Phoebe's best yet - I read it in a couple of days! Great characters, all with secrets, and a fabulous setting. Unputdownable' Catherine Cooper 'This is great. Kept me gripped!' Jane Fallon 'Highly entertaining and much-needed escapism, I couldn't put it down for two days!' Cass Green 'A deliciously twisty thriller and the perfect escape from all the bleak news!' Sarah J. Harris 'Deliciously twisty. The hairs were standing up on the back of my neck' Emma Curtis 'I LOVED The Wild Girls. Great characterisation and a super twisty, clever plot that kept me guessing to the very end. A proper - if somewhat terrifying - thrill ride of an escape' Cressida McLoughlin 'A fabulous dark, pacy thriller ... Didn't want to stop turning the pages on this one - thoroughly enjoyed it' Nikki Smith 'I devoured The Wild Girls. It was such fun to be transported to a luxury (albeit somewhat murdery) camping lodge in Botswana, and I was desperate to discover the characters' dark secrets and twisted motives' Roz Watkins

Shot Through The Heart / Colton 911: Guardian In The Storm

Shot Through The Heart / Colton 911: Guardian In The Storm

Author: Nicole Helm, Carla Cassidy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2021

Shot Through the Heart by Nicole Helm She's not the trusting type... Willa Zimmerman grew up as the daughter of spies, so she's always known her life could be in danger. That's why, when North Star undercover operative Holden Parker follows her to her home, seeking a lead on a hit man, she captures him. But soon they learn they're actually on the same side-and they're being pursued by the same relentless foe. Together, can they stop a deadly hunter before they end up as the next victims? Colton 911: Guardian in the Storm by Carla Cassidy A murder broke her heart. Can he heal it? While she mourns her father's death, psychology professor Simone Colton is determined to profile his killer. Special Agent Brad Howard wants her to stay away from the case, but an attack on her life convinces him that he needs to keep her close. Hidden away in a secluded cabin, Simone and Brad must confront the desire between them-and the storm raging outside. Can they survive a murderer's lethal threats?

Unsuspecting Target / Colton's Covert Witness

Unsuspecting Target / Colton's Covert Witness

Author: Juno Rushdan, Addison Fox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2021

Unsuspecting Target by Juno Rushdan Can they right past wrongs to fix their future? Ten years ago, Jagger Carr saved Wendy Haas's life. Circumstances pulled them apart soon after, but when an assassin targets her at a Manhattan charity gala, Wendy has no choice but to trust Jagger, who's now deep undercover. Not even their warring feelings can stop desire from reigniting. But the vengeful cartel gunning for them could destroy any hope for a second chance. Colton's Covert Witness by Addison Fox He must protect her at all costs. Detective Troy Colton trusts assistant district attorney Evangeline Whittaker when she says she's witnessed a brutal crime...but why can't CSI find any evidence? To get to the truth, the cop must investigate why someone might gaslight the sole witness...while trying-and failing-to keep his professional distance. As the threats to Evangeline escalate, Troy realizes both their hearts and lives are at stake!

Man on Fire

Man on Fire

Author: Humphrey Hawksley Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2021

A tense firefight on the Russian-American border heralds the start of a terrifying high-stakes mission for special forces agent Major Rake Ozenna in this gripping espionage thriller. Instructed to guide in a speed boat crossing from Russia in the Bering Strait, special forces Major Rake Ozenna watches in horror as the operation culminates in a fatal firefight - and the loss of vital intelligence of a deadly new weapon. A weapon of unimaginable power. A weapon that, if it were unleashed, would cripple civilization as we know it. But who sabotaged the mission? Who possesses the weapon - and what is their ultimate goal? Rake's search takes him to the remote outpost of Uelen on the Russian coast - and the discovery that he is up against a formidable enemy from his past. As world leaders gather in Bonn for the signing of the new European security treaty, Rake enters a desperate race against time to prevent a catastrophe beyond imagining. This fast-paced, impeccably researched, highly topical thriller is perfect for readers of CLIVE CUSSLER, LEE CHILD and ROBERT LUDLUM.