60 Hair-Raising Psychological Thriller Books

60 Hair-Raising Psychological Thriller Books

Psychological thriller books are perfect reads for people who love a great twisty thriller novel! The best psychological thriller books are all on our ultimate list. This list of new and best psychological thriller books has something for everyone. It is definitely one genre to die for! So, get your reading nook ready and see how many of these books will keep you guessing. We recommend them all!


Last Updated: May 7, 2023

Psychological Thriller Books

  1. The Villa by Rachel Hawkins

2. The Only Survivors by Megan Miranda

3. Everyone Here is Lying by Shari Lapena

4. Finlay Donovan is Killing It by Elle Cosimano

5. The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain

6. Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty

7. Not a Happy Family by Shari Lapena

8. The Therapist by B.A. Paris

9. The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth

10. Before She Disappeared by Lisa Gardner

11. The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins

12. Three Perfect Liars by Heidi Perks

13. The Dilemma by B.A. Paris

14. Pretty Things by Janelle Brown

15. Strangers by C.L. Taylor

16. You Are Not Alone by Greer Hendricks

17. Reputation by Sara Shepard

18. The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

19. The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

20. The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth

21. The Perfect Girlfriend by Karen Hamilton

22. Her One Mistake by Heidi Perks

23. The Suspect by Fiona Barton

24. Watching You by Lisa Jewell

25. The Winters by Lisa Gabriele

26. The Exes’ Revenge by Jo Jakeman

27. An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

28. Girls’ Night Out by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke

29. Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell

30. The Lucky Ones by Tiffany Reisz

31. The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor

32. The Child by Fiona Barton

33. So Much Love by Rebecca Rosenblum

34. The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

35. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

36. Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

37. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

38. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

39. The Guest List by Lucy Foley

40. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

41. The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

42. My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing

43. Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

44. Home Before Dark by Riley Sager

45. The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks

46. Rock Paper Scissors by Alice Feeney

47. A Flicker in the Dark by Stacy Willingham

48. Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

49. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

50. In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

51. Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson

52. You by Caroline Kepnes

53. Misery by Stephen King

54. The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

55. The Housemaid by Freida McFadden

56. Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

57. The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

58. The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

59. The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

60. Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

Psychological thriller books are exciting page-turners that keep you guessing. There is nothing better than a book that has you on the edge of your seat. What are some of your favourite psychological thriller books on the list?


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