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Fiction that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Introduction to the thriller genre

A thriller is a fast-paced novel full of conflict, tension, suspense, unexpected twists, and high stakes. These reads will keep you on your toes and the final result is sure to be a thrill. A thriller wouldn't be a thriller without that!

Staff picks

Watching you by Lisa Jewell
The witch elm by Tana French
The lost man by Jane Harper
The black hour by Lori Rader-Day
Disappearing earth by Julia Phillips
A divided loyalty by Charles Todd

Psychological thrillers

Find you in the dark by Nathan Ripley
Hysteria by Elizabeth De Mariaffi
Woman on the edge by Samantha Bailey
The lost ones by Sheena Kamal
Someone we know by Shari Lapena
The lying room by Nicci French

Romantic suspense

When all the girls have gone by Jayne Ann Krentz
Troublemaker by Linda Howard
The face of deception by Iris Johanson
Inside by Brenda Novak
The collector by Nora Roberts
Heartbreaker by Karen Robards

Classic spy thrillers

The Bourne identity by Robert Ludlum
The spy who came in from the cold by John le Carre
The Berlin game by Len Deighton
Casino royale by Ian Fleming
The cardinal of the Kremlin by Tom Clancy
The eye of the needle by Ken Follett

Action thrillers

Paradise valley by C.J. Box
The last widow by Karin Slaughter
Old bones by Preston and Child
Killing floor by Lee Child
Overkill by Ted Bell
Sandstorm by James Rollins

New to thrillers? Try one of these to start.