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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!

Followers

Followers

Author: Megan Angelo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

`An eerie masterpiece' Christina Dalcher When everyone is watching you can run, but you can't hide... 2051. Marlow and her mother, Floss, have been handpicked to live their lives on camera, in the closed community of Constellation. Unlike her mother, who adores the spotlight, Marlow hates having her every move judged by a national audience. But she isn't brave enough to escape until she discovers a shattering secret about her birth. Now she must unravel the truth around her own history in a terrifying race against time... An explosive and unsettling novel set in the near-future, perfect for fans of Station Eleven, Black Mirror, The Circle and Friend Request.

Like, Follow, Kill

Like, Follow, Kill

Author: Carissa Ann Lynch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

`Absolutely chilling' Wendy Heard, author of Hunting Annabelle and Kill Club The USA Today Bestseller `One word of advice when reading this book-trust no one' Wendy Heard Badly scarred after the accident that killed her husband, Camilla Brown locks herself away from the world. Her only friendships are online, where everyone lives picture-perfect lives. In private Camilla can follow anyone she likes. And Camilla likes a lot. Especially her old school friend Valerie Hutchens. Camilla is obsessed with Valerie's posts, her sickening joy for life, her horribly beautiful face. But then Camilla spots something strange in one of Valerie's posts - a man's face looking through her window, watching, waiting... And then Valerie goes missing...

Witness Protection Widow / Disruptive Force Witness Protection Widow (A Winchester, Tennessee Thriller) / Disruptive Force (Declan's Defenders)

Witness Protection Widow / Disruptive Force Witness Protection Widow (A Winchester, Tennessee Thriller) / Disruptive Force (Declan's Defenders)

Author: Debra Webb, Elle James Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

Witness Protection Widow Debra Webb Can the Witness Protection Program keep her identity secret? Allison James is the star witness in the case against her deceased husband's powerful crime family. Now it's up to U.S. Marshal Jaxson Stevens, Ali's ex-boyfriend, to keep the widow safe. But as the danger escalates and sparks fly, will Jax be able to help Ali escape her ruthless in-laws? Disruptive Force Elle James They'll have to trust each other in order to survive this mission. CJ Grainger has insider knowledge on a terrorist group's plans, making her a target. She must rely on the help of Cole McCastlain to escape. Yet, CJ and Cole will only make it out alive if they can place their lives in each other's hands.

The Dilemma

The Dilemma

Author: B A Paris Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/01/2020

The million-copy bestselling author returns with another breath-taking book ... It's Livia's 40th birthday and she's having the party of a lifetime to make up for the wedding she never had. Everyone she loves will be there except her daughter Marnie, who's studying abroad. But although Livia loves Marnie, she's secretly glad she won't be at the party. She needs to tell Adam something about their daughter but she's waiting until the party is over so they can have this last happy time together. Adam wants everything to be perfect for Livia so he's secretly arranged for Marnie to come home and surprise her on her birthday. During the day, he hears some terrible news. He needs to tell Livia, because how can the party go on? But she's so happy, so excited - and the guests are about to arrive. The Dilemma - how far would you go to give someone you love a last few hours of happiness? One day that will change a family forever, The Dilemma is the breath-taking, heart-breaking new novel from the million-copy-selling, Sunday Times bestseller, BA Paris PRAISE FOR B A PARIS: `Twists our expectations of the entire psychological thriller genre' The Guardian `Brilliant, chilling, scary and unputdownable' Lesley Pearse `An addictive new voice in suspense fiction' Sophie Hannah `Just finished this BRILLIANT book...Clever, addictive and twisty, I couldn't sleep until I found out the truth...The twist floored me! Utterly compelling from beginning to end' Claire Douglas `A tale of dark secrets, with mystery and intrigue building up and up to an ending with a fabulous twist. I devoured it - I couldn't turn the pages quick enough' Mel Sherratt

Execution

Execution

Author: S. J. Parris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

House on Fire

House on Fire

Author: Joseph Finder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR. Nick Heller, private spy, exposes secrets that powerful people would rather keep hidden. At the funeral of his good friend Sean, an army buddy who struggled with opioid addiction, a stranger approaches Nick with a job. The woman is a member of the Kimball family, whose immense fortune was built on opiates. Now she wants to become a whistleblower, exposing evidence that Kimball Pharmaceutical knew its biggest money-maker was dangerously addictive. Nick agrees instantly - but he soon realizes the sins of the Kimball patriarch are just the beginning. Beneath the surface are the barely concealed cabals and conspiracies: a twisting story of family intrigue and lethal corporate machinations. Praise for Joseph Finder: 'Gripping, trenchant and human. One of the best novels I've read this year' Stav Sherez. 'Stunning ... I cannot remember when I last read a book so gripping and so satisfying' Peter James. 'A masterclass in tension, with complex characters and a twisty plot' J.P. Delaney.

Old Bones

Old Bones

Author: Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

The latest pulse-pounding thriller from New York Times bestsellers Preston & Child. Nora Kelly, a young curator at the Santa Fe Institute of Archaeology, is approached by historian Clive Benton with a once-in-a-lifetime proposal: to lead a team in search of the so-called 'Lost Camp' of the tragic Donner Party. This was a group of pioneers who earned a terrible place in American history when they became snow-bound in the California mountains in 1847, their fate unknown until the first skeletonized survivors stumbled out of the wilderness, raving about starvation, murder-and cannibalism. Benton tells Kelly he has stumbled upon an amazing find: the long-sought diary of one of the victims, which has an enigmatic description of the Lost Camp. Nora agrees to lead an expedition to locate and excavate it - to reveal its long-buried secrets. Once in the mountains, however, they learn that discovering the camp is only the first step in a mounting journey of fear. For as they uncover old bones, they expose the real truth of what happened, one that is far more shocking and bizarre than mere cannibalism. And when those ancient horrors lead to present-day violence on a grand scale, rookie FBI agent Corrie Swanson is assigned the case... only to find that her first investigation might very well be her last.

A Stranger on the Beach

A Stranger on the Beach

Author: Michele Campbell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

`A Stranger on the Beach rides its rising tide of terror to a finale that blanched my knuckles. An exceptionally suspenseful thriller' AJ Finn From the bestselling author of It's Always the Husband comes a novel about a love triangle that begins on a fateful night... There is a stranger outside Caroline's house. Her spectacular new beach house, built for hosting expensive parties and vacationing with the family she thought she'd have. But her husband is lying to her and everything in her life is upside down, so when the stranger, Aidan, shows up as a bartender at the same party where Caroline and her husband have a very public fight, it doesn't seem like anything out of the ordinary. As her marriage collapses around her and the lavish lifestyle she's built for herself starts to crumble, Caroline turns to Aidan for comfort...and revenge. After a brief and desperate fling that means nothing to Caroline and everything to him, Aidan's obsession with Caroline, her family, and her house grows more and more disturbing. And when Caroline's husband goes missing, her life descends into a nightmare that leaves her accused of her own husband's murder. A Stranger on the Beach is Strangers on a Train meets Fatal Attraction in Michele Campbell's edge-of your-seat story of passion and intrigue. Praise for A Stranger on the Beach: `A Stranger on the Beach rides its rising tide of terror to a finale that blanched my knuckles. An exceptionally suspenseful thriller' AJ Finn Praise for Michele Campbell: `Michele Campbell vividly conveys the complexity of teenage years and punctuates the narrative with clues that develop into an explosive conclusion' Woman `You'll be desperate to know what went down at the lake' The Sun `A tale of unrequited love and rule-breaking... Fans of Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng will love the untangling of these seemingly perfect lives' i News `The narrative powers through to a gripping conclusion' Press Association

The Heart Keeper A gripping psychological thriller from the author of The Boy at the Door

The Heart Keeper A gripping psychological thriller from the author of The Boy at the Door

Author: Alex Dahl Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

The new thriller from the author of The Boy at the Door. What would you do to get your daughter back? It's been three months since Alison's world fell apart when her six-year-old daughter, Amalie, died in an accident. Three months of sympathy cards, grief counselling and gritting her teeth, but it's still only the vodka and pills that seem to help. Across town, Iselin's life is finally looking up. Her seven-year-old daughter, Kaia, has survived a life-changing operation. After years of doctors, medication and hope, they can now start thinking about the future. These two mothers couldn't be more different, but fate will bring them together. And when it does, the consequences will be devastating. 'Turns the raw power of maternal feeling into a gripping plot ... The author keeps the reader on tenterhooks with a deft balance of nail-biting tension and pure sympathy for her twisted heroine' SUNDAY TIMES CRIME CLUB. 'Intriguing and believable ... At once a compelling thriller and a beautiful meditation on grief' JANE SHEMILT. What readers are saying about ALEX DAHL: 'Absolutely brilliant ... I was in tears at points. I can't wait for the next story from this gifted writer' 'I was completely overtaken by this book. I couldn't put it down. It held me from the very beginning' 'Cracking story, fully fleshed characters, full of twists and turns and keeps you guessing. Great read and unputdownable. Highly recommended' 'I loved this book. A truly immersive unputdownable novel and a Netflix Original in the making!'

A Stranger on the Beach

A Stranger on the Beach

Author: Michele Campbell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

`A Stranger on the Beach rides its rising tide of terror to a finale that blanched my knuckles. An exceptionally suspenseful thriller' AJ Finn From the bestselling author of It's Always the Husband comes a novel about a love triangle that begins on a fateful night... There is a stranger outside Caroline's house. Her spectacular new beach house, built for hosting expensive parties and vacationing with the family she thought she'd have. But her husband is lying to her and everything in her life is upside down, so when the stranger, Aidan, shows up as a bartender at the same party where Caroline and her husband have a very public fight, it doesn't seem like anything out of the ordinary. As her marriage collapses around her and the lavish lifestyle she's built for herself starts to crumble, Caroline turns to Aidan for comfort...and revenge. After a brief and desperate fling that means nothing to Caroline and everything to him, Aidan's obsession with Caroline, her family, and her house grows more and more disturbing. And when Caroline's husband goes missing, her life descends into a nightmare that leaves her accused of her own husband's murder. A Stranger on the Beach is Strangers on a Train meets Fatal Attraction in Michele Campbell's edge-of your-seat story of passion and intrigue. Praise for A Stranger on the Beach: `A Stranger on the Beach rides its rising tide of terror to a finale that blanched my knuckles. An exceptionally suspenseful thriller' AJ Finn Praise for Michele Campbell: `Michele Campbell vividly conveys the complexity of teenage years and punctuates the narrative with clues that develop into an explosive conclusion' Woman `You'll be desperate to know what went down at the lake' The Sun `A tale of unrequited love and rule-breaking... Fans of Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng will love the untangling of these seemingly perfect lives' i News `The narrative powers through to a gripping conclusion' Press Association

The Widows' Club

The Widows' Club

Author: Amanda Brooke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

There's a murderer in their midst... @thewidowsclub In response to unprecedented media interest, we confirm that the murder victim was a member of our group. We will not be commenting further. When April joins the Widowed Young support group, she's looking for answers after her husband's sudden death. What she finds instead is a group in turmoil. Set up by well-meaning amateurs, the founders are tussling for control of the group, and everyone's on edge. Added to that, secret relationships springing up between members and another new member, Nick, seems more than a little bit shady... But the most dangerous secret of all? Not all members are who they seem to be. And they'll go to any lengths to hide the truth...

House on Fire

House on Fire

Author: Joseph Finder Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/01/2020

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR. Nick Heller, private spy, exposes secrets that powerful people would rather keep hidden. At the funeral of his good friend Sean, an army buddy who struggled with opioid addiction, a stranger approaches Nick with a job. The woman is a member of the Kimball family, whose immense fortune was built on opiates. Now she wants to become a whistleblower, exposing evidence that Kimball Pharmaceutical knew its biggest money-maker was dangerously addictive. Nick agrees instantly - but he soon realizes the sins of the Kimball patriarch are just the beginning. Beneath the surface are the barely concealed cabals and conspiracies: a twisting story of family intrigue and lethal corporate machinations. Praise for Joseph Finder: 'Gripping, trenchant and human. One of the best novels I've read this year' Stav Sherez. 'Stunning ... I cannot remember when I last read a book so gripping and so satisfying' Peter James. 'A masterclass in tension, with complex characters and a twisty plot' J.P. Delaney.