Best mystery suspense books 2018
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FAVORITE MYSTERY/THRILLER BOOKS!!
The Best Psychological Thrillers of 2018 Are Guaranteed to Keep You Up at Night
There are many ways to measure the quality of a crime novel, a mystery, or a thriller. Did it follow the rules of the genre? Did it make us feel something? Did it shine a light on a hidden pocket of society? Was the writing spare or rich, hardboiled or poetic? Was it good…or even great? Last week, we asked our contributors to tell us about their favorite books of the year, and boy did they deliver: 62 Books That Captured Our Hearts and Minds in
Mystery, Crime, and Thriller. She is an investigator of the human heart and mind, and Give Me Your Hand is a fine addition to her body of work—one that should cement her position as one of the most intelligent and daring novelists working in the crime genre today. The Witch Elm by Tana French. Why is it in the tree? The result is that you are taken deep into a fragile, damaged yet somehow rationally irrational psyche. November Road by Lou Berney. All that, and he keep things moving at a lively clip … November Road is indeed something different.
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We at Book Riot knew from January that it was going to be a cracking good year for thrillers and suspense books of all kinds. Set across continents and time, these twisty thrillers, novels of suspense, and mysteries laced with page-turning tension reflect the best of the genre today. Edgar Award—winning author Megan Abbott delivers another twisty thriller that centers on female friendships. This glittering, acidic Talented Mr. As her new friend propels Louise to the upper echelons of the intoxicatingly decadent wealthy social scene in New York, can she keep a clear head and not let her obsession turn deadly?
Chief Insp. Kyozo Hayami, of the Tokyo Metropolitan PD, has to figure out how a construction company executive was killed by a crossbow bolt in the unusual figure eight—shaped house that he shared with his parents and two siblings. Abiko combines laugh-out-loud humor with an ingenious murder plot in this extremely clever impossible crime novel. Set in 18th-century China, the superb third novel featuring librarian Li Du centers on the double murder of a factory owner and his wife. Bestseller Forsyth retires on a high note with this enthralling thriller detailing the nuts and bolts of modern espionage. Michael Hudson spends a lot of time reading while awaiting trial for armed robbery in a Washington, D. Edgar finalist Pelecanos delivers an unforgettable novel of crime, redemption, and the transformative power of the written word.