Mystery and thriller books are a great way to keep readers on the edge of their seats and guessing until the very end. Here are of the best mystery and thriller books that are sure to keep you captivated and entertained.
This gripping thriller follows journalist Mikael Blomkvist as he teams up with computer hacker Lisbeth Salander to solve the mystery of a wealthy family’s missing heiress. The two uncover a web of deceit and corruption that will leave you breathless.
This psychological thriller tells the story of a wife who goes missing on the day of her fifth wedding anniversary. The twisty plot will keep you guessing until the very end, and Flynn’s writing is both clever and addictive.
This classic thriller follows FBI agent Clarice Starling as she hunts down the infamous serial killer known as Buffalo Bill. With a captivating protagonist and a chilling villain, “The Silence of the Lambs” is a must-read for fans of the thriller genre.
This bestselling thriller follows symbologist Robert Langdon as he races against time to unravel the mystery of a powerful secret society and the truth behind the Holy Grail. With a mixture of history, art, and suspense, “The Da Vinci Code” is a thrilling read.
This classic mystery follows detective Sherlock Holmes as he investigates the mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville, which may have been caused by a legendary hound from hell. With its twists and turns, “The Hound of the Baskervilles” is a must-read for fans of mystery and suspense.
This classic mystery follows detective Hercule Poirot as he investigates the murder of a wealthy widower in the sleepy town of King’s Abbot. With a cast of suspicious characters and a clever plot, “The Murder of Roger Ackroyd” is a standout in Christie’s impressive body of work.
This gripping thriller follows defense attorney Mickey Haller as he takes on a case that seems too good to be true. But as the trial progresses, Haller begins to realize that he may have bitten off more than he can handle. With Connelly’s signature twists and turns, “The Reversal” is a must-read for fans of the legal thriller.
This thrilling follow-up to “The Da Vinci Code” follows symbologist Robert Langdon as he wakes up in a hospital with amnesia and must race against time to save the world from a deadly virus. With its mix of history, art, and science, “Inferno” is a fast-paced and exciting read.
This collection of short stories follows detective Sherlock Holmes as he solves a variety of intriguing cases. From the classic “A Scandal in Bohemia” to the suspenseful “The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” this collection is a must-read for fans of mystery and suspense.
This classic thriller follows an assassin as he sets out to kill French President Charles de Gaulle. With its intricate plot and relentless pace, “The Day of the Jackal” is a thrilling and suspenseful read that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
This legal thriller follows defense attorney Mickey Haller as he takes on the case of a wealthy real estate mogul accused of murder. With its twists and turns and its portrayal of the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles, “The Lincoln Lawyer” is a must-read for fans of the legal thriller.
This chilling psychological thriller follows reporter Camille Preaker as she returns to her hometown to cover the murders of two young girls. With its haunting atmosphere and its flawed but compelling protagonist, “Sharp Objects” is a standout in Flynn’s impressive body of work.
This classic thriller follows Tom Ripley as he becomes enmeshed in a dangerous game of deceit and murder. With its masterful plot and its morally ambiguous protagonist, “The Talented Mr. Ripley” is a must-read for fans of the psychological thriller.
This classic spy thriller follows British agent Alec Leamas as he is sent to East Germany on a dangerous mission. With its bleak and realistic portrayal of the Cold War, “The Spy Who Came in from the Cold” is a must-read for fans of the spy thriller.
This classic science thriller follows a team of scientists as they race against time to stop a deadly virus that has swept across a small town in the Nevada desert. With its mix of science and suspense, “The Andromeda Strain” is a must-read for fans of the medical thriller.
This legal thriller follows prosecutor Rusty Sabich as he is charged with the murder of his colleague and mistress. With its twists and turns and its portrayal of the inner workings of the legal system, “Presumed Innocent” is a must-read for fans of the legal thriller.
This gripping thriller follows detective Harry Hole as he investigates a series of murders that seem to be connected to the first snowfall of the winter. With its twists and turns and its vivid portrayal of life in Norway, “The Snowman” is a must-read for fans of the police procedural.
This psychological thriller follows Rachel Watson as she becomes embroiled in the investigation of a missing woman and the secrets of her own past. With its twists and turns and its unreliable narrator, “The Girl on the Train” is a must-read for fans of the psychological thriller.
This romantic thriller follows FBI agent Emma Sharpe as she investigates a series of murders that seem to be connected to a legendary treasure. With its mix of mystery, suspense, and romance, “The Silence of the Sea” is a must-read for fans of the romantic thriller.
This historical thriller follows two sisters in Nazi-occupied France as they fight for survival and freedom during World War II. With its mix of history, suspense, and emotion, “The Nightingale” is a must-read for fans of the historical thriller.
These mystery and thriller books are sure to keep you captivated and entertained with their twists and turns, suspenseful plots, and captivating characters.
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