Psychological Suspense

Often referred to as “the Girl” books because so many of them reference “girl” in the title, these are domestic thrillers, often with unreliable narrators.  These may burn a little slower than psychological thrillers.

  • Atkins, Lucy.  The Missing One; The Other Child; The Night Visitor
  • Barton, Fiona.   The Child; The Widow
  • Delaney, J.P.   The Girl Before
  • Flynn, Gillian,   Gone Girl
  • Hawkins, Paula.   The Girl on the Train; Into the Water
  • Jewell, Lisa.   Then She Was Gone
  • Knoll, Jessica.   Luckiest Girl Alive
  • Koch, Herman.   The Dinner
  • Kubica, Mary.   The Good Girl
  • Lapena, Shari.   The Couple Next Door
  • Mackintosh, Clare.   I Let You Go
  • MacMillan, Gilly.   What She Knew; The Perfect Girl
  • Messud, Claire.   The Burning Girl
  • Miranda, Megan.   All the Missing Girls
  • Moriarty, Liane.   Big Little Lies
  • Paris, B.A.   Behind Closed Doors
  • Pinborough, Sarah.   Behind Her Eyes
  • Sager, Riley.   Final Girls
  • Ware, Ruth.   In a Dark, Dark Wood; The Woman in Cabin 10; The Lying Game