Category: Psychological Thriller

  • The Lucky One

    The Lucky One

    Author: Jessica PaynePublisher: BookoutureDate Published: September 14, 2022 The Lucky One is told in multiple timelines. The first is Norah’s memory of what happened 10 years ago, when she and her friend were kidnapped after leaving their high school prom. The second is told as it happens; Norah is called home after her father is found […]

  • Into the Woods

    Into the Woods

    Author: Lorraine MurphyPublisher: Inkubator BooksDate Published: August 21, 2022 Into the Woods a well told story about the disappearance of a little girl and her family’s fight to save her. The author covered everything – the dangers of social media, loss of a child, mental illness, marital issues, parent alienation – with compassion and authenticity. I […]

  • You’re Invited

    You’re Invited

    Author: Amanda JayatissaPublisher: Berkley Publishing GroupDate Published: August 9, 2022 Once again, I enjoyed the perspective that Amanada Jayatissa brings to her novels. We get a wonderful glimpse at Sri Lanken culture and traditions, especially the preparations and intricacies of a Sri Lanken wedding in a privileged family. But this is not just any wedding. It’s […]

  • The New House

    The New House

    Author: Tess StimsonPublisher: Avon Books UK, AvonDate Published: August 4, 2022 So many psychopaths! Psychopaths, sociopaths, enablers, oh my! But as one of the narrators, Mille tells us, there are good and bad psychopaths. She’s one of the good ones. She uses her powers for good as a cardiac surgeon. It what gives he the ability […]

  • The Waitress

    The Waitress

    Author: Nina ManningPublisher: Boldwood BooksDate Published: July 21, 2022 Be warned that this is a slow burn. I found myself checking at the halfway point when the secret that Kit has been hiding has yet to be revealed. But if you stick with it, the book advances through some atmospheric scenes in the large and isolated […]

  • Amen Maxine

    Amen Maxine

    Author: Faith GardnerPublisher: Mirror House PressDate Published: July 23, 2022 I almost didn’t read this book because I thought the AI theme would make it too sci-fi-ish. Boy was I wrong! This is about a machine called Maxine, sort of an Alexa on steroids. Rowena has an almost 1-year old, a mostly absent husband, and Maxine. […]

  • The Insomniac

    The Insomniac

    Author: Miranda RijksPublisher: Inkubator BooksDate Published: July 24, 2022 Disclaimer: I will pretty much gobble up anything Miranda Rijks writes! And this book did not disappoint! I’ve been on a roll with psychological thrillers that take place in (creepy) spa like settings. But this book had the added element of dealing with insomnia. Already in a […]

  • The It Girl

    The It Girl

    Author: Ruth WarePublisher: Gallery Books, Gallery/Scout PressDate Published: July 12, 2022 I jumped over all the other books on my TBR pile to get to review The It Girl. Because…Ruth Ware, ya’ll!! This is decidedly a departure from her earlier books, which had a more gothic, more locked room, Agatha Christie feel, so I had to […]

  • A Perfect Stranger

    A Perfect Stranger

    Author: Shalini BolandPublisher: BookoutureDate Published: July 11, 2022 description Two marriages. Three little lies. Someone’s going to die… I hold my breath as my handsome husband walks through the door. I’ve planned the perfect surprise birthday party for him. Our friends are gathered and the champagne is flowing. But when I catch the look in his deep […]

  • The Lost Boy

    The Lost Boy

    Author: Jane RenshawPublisher: Inkubator BooksDate Published: July 10, 2022 Description One island. Two women. A journey to hell. The Clarke family, Penny, Rod and their two young boys, are delighted when they are offered a holiday in a high-end guest house on a remote and beautiful island. Their hostess Anna seems like a lovely woman. […]