Thrilling Thrillers

Fall is the perfect time to cozy up with a good thriller. If you’re looking for your next thrilling read, why not give one of these books a try? 

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

In this domestic thriller, new parents Anne and Marco leave their baby at home to attend their neighbor’s dinner party.  They take the baby monitor with them and take turns running home to check on her often.  Surely she’ll be okay, right? But then, they discover that the unthinkable has happened. Their baby has gone missing.  

In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

Lenora is invited to spend the weekend at a hen party at a cabin in the woods in the English countryside.  The bride? Well, Lenora hasn’t spoken to her since her school days.  As the darkness of night falls amongst the woods, Lenoara begins to realize that they may not be alone and that something is out there lurking in the dark…   

The Other Woman by Sandie Jones

Emily is in love with Adam.  But does she love his mother? Not so much.  And as for his mother, well,  she can’t wait to see Emily gone for good.  The lengths Adam’s mother will go to are just a smidgen short of sinister.  

The Guest List by Lucy Foley 

A wedding is a wonderful time where two people who care deeply about each other celebrate their love and join together as one. In this wedding on a small island off of the Ireland coast, a couple is about to get married. But then the unexpected happens- someone ends up dead. 

Pretty Guilty Women by Gina LaManna

Four women gather for a wedding.  It’s a wonderfully happy occasion until someone is murdered.  Only one person could have committed the crime, but all four women offer confessions. 

These Things Hidden by Heather Gudenkauf 

Allison tried to hide what happened, but in the end she was sent to jail. Her sister faces whispers and rumors down the hallways at school, and wants to forget Allison ever existed. But now that Allison is free, Allison wants to reunite with her sister to tell her the truth behind what happened that night. Their secrets are focused on one little boy, and the secrets hold consequences that his adoptive mother would never believe. 

-Jessica, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian

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