Riveting πŸ€— Psychological Novels πŸ“˜πŸ“• for Girls Who Love a Good Book πŸ–Š ...

If you like to delve into people’s minds, to try to interpret their behaviors that seem far from the norm you probably love a good psychological thriller. I’m a sucker for this genre. I love the eccentric, the dark, the unconventional. If you’re as fascinated and has horribly intrigues as me, you’ll love this reading list.

1. You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott

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An exciting story of crime and ambition about the mother of a gymnastic prodigy who becomes more and more involved in a recent death in their tight knit community.

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2. The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore

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A high-flying New York City lawyer agrees to take on a case that seems on the outset almost impossible to win. So many twists and turns that you will end up dizzy!

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3. Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

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Jason Dessen is knocked unconscious and wakes up with an entirely new life and entirely different family, but which life is real and which is fake? The one he remembers or the one he’s living now?

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4. The Girl before by Rena Olsen

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A woman’s perfect family life is torn apart when a home invasion leaves her removed from her loved ones with her only memory of the events being her husband saying β€œsay nothing”.

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5. The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

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Anne and Marco have the perfect life together until one tragic night when a dinner party goes wrong, a crime is committed, and their whole world is turned upside down.

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6. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

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A travel writer is sent on a cruise ship assignment when one night a passenger goes overboard and not everything appears to be as it seems.

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7. All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda

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A woman returns to her hometown and is forced to confront the demons that have been hounding her since her best friend disappeared many years ago.

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8. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson

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Journalist Mikael Blomkvist and his unconventional assistant Lisbeth Salander are hired to investigate the disappearance of a high-profile member of Swedish society.

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9. Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith

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An iconic 20th century book about two men who meet on train and decide to β€˜trade murders’ so that neither will be a suspect in the respective crimes.

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10. The Good Girl by Mary Kubica

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An intricate story that is more than what is seems when a woman is abducted by a man who she goes home with for a one-night stand.

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11. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

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The Gone Girl author tells another dark story about a reporter freshly released from a psych ward who returns to her hometown to investigate a string of murders.

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12. The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison

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A crazy story about a mansion with secrets of capturing women, with only one survivor to tell the tale. But is she hiding more than she is sharing?

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13. Good as Gone by Amy Gentry

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A 13 year old girl is kidnapped from her family only to return many years later, but is she really who she is claiming to be? Some family members have their doubts.

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

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A woman with extreme daily amnesia slowly starts to recover some lost memories and realizes that her life may not be as secure and normal as she had long thought.

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15. Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

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The addictive story of a plane that fell 20 minutes after taking off, killing all but two characters. What happened? Why did the plane go down? You’ll be amazed by the outcome.

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16. The Trespasser by Tana French

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A really enjoyable and well written novel about two murder detectives who share great chemistry and greater deduction skills on a hunt that involves many twists and turns.

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17. The Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

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This is a dark novel about a woman who finally has her life together after experiencing torrid high school years, but there is something that she is keeping from the world.

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18. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

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The iconic Truman Capote retraces the steps of one of the America’s most infamous crimes, trying to piece together what really happened to the Clutter family in 1959.

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19. Boy a by Jonathan Trigell

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A really emotional tale about a boy who has spent most of his life in different institutions for a serious crime that he committed during his childhood.

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