Thriller genre books (24)


1.

Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell EN

Rating: 3.5     105 Votes
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
A #1 international bestseller: This “exquisite novel of mesmerizing depth” launched the acclaimed Wallander Mysteries and BBC series starring Kenneth Branagh (Los Angeles Times). Early one morning, a small-town farmer discovers that his neighbors have been victims of a brutal attack during the night: An old man has been bludgeoned to death, and his tortured wife lies dying before the farmer’s eyes. The only clue is the single word she utters before she dies: “foreign.” In charge of the investigation is Inspector Kurt Wallander, a local detective whose personal life is in a shambles. His family... continue
Recommended: 02 Mar 2018

2.

HEX by Thomas Olde Heuvelt EN

Rating: 3.5     25 Votes
Country: Europe / Netherlands flag Netherlands
Description:
"Originally published as Hex in 2013 by Luitingh-Sijthoff in Amsterdam"--Colophon.

3.

Himself by Jess Kidd EN

Rating: 4     17 Votes
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
Description:
A BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice Shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards 2016Shortlisted for the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award 2017Longlisted for the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 20171950. A teenage girl is brutally murdered in a forest. But, somehow, her baby survives.1976. A mysterious and charming young man returns to the remote coastal village of Mulderrig, seeking answers about the mother who, it was said, had abandoned him on the steps of a Dublin orphanage.With the help of its oldest and most eccentric inhabitant, he will force the village to give up its ghosts. Nothing, not even ... continue
Recommended: 03 Mar 2018

4.

In the Heat of the Moment by Viveca Sten EN

0 Ratings
Country: Europe / Sweden flag Sweden
Description:
What's a lie among friends? It's murder--in this riveting thriller by Viveca Sten, bestselling author of Tonight You're Dead... It's Midsummer's Eve, the celebration of the longest day of the year, and on Sandhamn it's the longest party of the year. But the fun comes to a dead halt when a young reveler is murdered, a teenage girl is found drugged and dazed on the beach, and other young women vanish. So far, what links the victims is a mystery. For Nora Linde and her new boyfriend, Jonas Sköld, the crimes are personal: one of the missing girls is Wilma, Jonas's daughter. And her disappearance c... continue
Recommended: 20 Nov 2022

5.
Mrs Mohr Goes Missing

Mrs Mohr Goes Missing by Maryla Szymiczkowa EN

Rating: 3     3 Votes
Country: Europe / Poland flag Poland

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Neidot by Alex Michaelides EN

0 Ratings
Recommended: 26 Jul 2022

7.

Night Driver by Marcelle Perks EN

0 Ratings
Country: Europe / Germany flag Germany
Description:
A most unlikely heroine, pregnant Frannie must stay one step ahead of her murderous pursuer on the darkest of roads in order to survive.
Recommended: 11 Aug 2018

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No Ordinary Girl by Cheryl Elaine EN

0 Ratings
Recommended: 28 Jan 2018

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November

November by Thomas Olde Heuvelt NL

Rating: 4.5     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Netherlands flag Netherlands
Description:
Welkom in Lock Haven, Washington, waar de gelukkigste straat van de Verenigde Staten zich bevindt. Als je door Bird Street zou wandelen, zou je zien dat het de bewoners voor de wind gaat, want er staan kasten van huizen. En als je de bewoners zou ontmoeten, dan valt het op dat ze allemaal oprecht gelukkig zijn. Ze hebben succesvolle carrières, doen precies de dingen die ze altijd al wilden doen en ze zijn allemaal gezond. Fysiek, mentaal én spiritueel: het zijn stuk voor stuk vitale, weldenkende en – de meesten van hen althans – ruimhartige mensen. En hun kinderen? Die zijn perfect. Ieder van ... continue

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Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Australia flag Australia
Description:
St. Valentine's day 1900 and a party of schoolgirls go for a picnic at Hanging Rock, some never return.; This title is also available as a film.


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