Psychological Thriller Books
Details: Twenty years ago, four teenagers disappeared in the woods at a summercamp. Now, two decades later, everything is changing... Paul Copeland's sister went missing 20 years ago. Now raising a daughter alone, Cope balances family life with a career as a prosecutor. But when a homicide victim is found with evidence linking him to Cope, the well-buried secrets of the past are threatening everything. Is this body one of the campers who disappeared with his sister? Could his sister be alive...? Confronting his past, Cope must decide what is better left hidden in the dark and what truths can be brought to light... Ideal for: A brilliant thriller with a twist and turn on each page! This paperback book has 441 pages and measures: 19.7 x 12.8 x 2.7cm.
Haley McWaid never gave her parents a moment's worry. Until one morning her mother wakes to find that her seventeen-year-old daughter didn't come home the night before. The community is stunned by her loss. Three months pass without a word and everyone assumes the worst. Wendy Tynes is a reporter on a mission: to identify and bring down sexual predators. Her latest target is a social worker known as a friend to troubled teens. But Wendy soon realises she can't trust her own instincts - or the motives of the people around her - and that this story is more twisted than she could have imagined... Product Information:• ISBN: 9781409179436• Author: Harlan Coben • Publisher: Orion• Format: Paperback• Pages: 380• Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 2.5cm
A suburban wife and mother of two - with a dark and dangerous past. A promising photographer who now panders to celebrity-obsessed rich kids. A detective who can't let go of a cold case... Three ordinary people, who discover that when the past refuses to stay buried, the American dream can be a nightmare... Product Information:• ISBN: 9781409189244• Format: Paperback• Author: Harlan Coben• Publisher: Orion Books• Pages: 405• Dimensions: 19.7 x 13 x 2.4cm
Eva Patterson's life is forever altered by the devastating discovery of her mother, Flora, dead in the bath leaving only a note: 'Forgive Me'. Until Flora's suicide, Eva's world had been secure - but overnight everything changes. For when Flora leaves Eva a London artist's studio in her will, she finds her mother had a secret past. In the studio's attic are Flora's paintings and diaries, and Eva learns her mother was a popular artist in the swinging sixties. Eva's hunt for answers uncovers clues to a shocking crime which led Flora to hide her past. But will discovering the truth destroy Eva's belief in everything she holds dear? And will this journey lead her and those she loves into danger? From the author of international bestseller, Stolen, Forgive Me is an intense and gripping story of love and forgiveness. This paperback book has 496 pages and measures: 18 x 11 x 3cm
It's a year since Tina Evans lost her little boy Danny in a tragic accident. Then a shattering message appears on the blackboard in Danny's old room: NOT DEAD. Is it someone's idea of a grim joke? Or something far more sinister? The search for an answer drives Tina through the neon clamour of Las Vegas nightlife. The sun-scorched desert. The frozen mountains of the High Sierra. People face a dreadful danger as a buried truth struggles to surface. A truth so frightening that its secret must be kept at the price of any life - any man, any woman...any child. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781472240293• Author: Dean Koontz• Publisher: Headline• Format: Paperback• Pages: 336• Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 2.6cm
Journalist Jerry Markham has been found dead, hidden in a boat by the marina. Detective Inspector Willow Reeves is drafted in to investigate... Since the death of his fiancee, Inspector Jimmy Perez has been out of the loop until his interest in this new case comes around. Markham had moved away from the islands years before and in his wake, he left a scandal involving a young girl, Evie Watt, who is now engaged to a seaman. So why is he back? Willow and Jimmy are led to Sullom Voe, the heart of Shetland's North Sea oil and gas industry. It soon emerges that Markham was chasing a story in his final days... one that must have been significant enough to warrant his death. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781447202080• Author: Ann Cleeves• Publisher: Pan Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 402• Dimensions: 19.5 x 13 x 2.5cm
Alex Cross and his family join men and women across the nation lining the streets of Washington DC to mourn the unexpected death of the president. With the county in shock, the assassination of a prominent senator strikes another devastating blow to the heart of the nation's capital. Cross is called on the lead the FBI investigation to find America's most wanted criminal. But what follows will plunge the country into chaos, and draw Cross into the most important case of his life. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781787466029• Author: James Patterson• Publisher: Arrow Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 414• Dimensions: 18 x 11 x 3cm
Details: When Shetland detective Jimmy Perez finds a body in a hut used by fishermen it seems to be a straightforward case of suicide. He recognizes the victim - a stranger with amnesia who had disrupted a local party the night before his death. Yet this is no desperate act of anguish, but the work of a cold and calculating killer. As Perez investigates, he finds himself mired in the hidden secrets of the small Biddista community. Then another body is found. Perez knows he must break the cycle before another death occurs. But this is a crazy time of year when night blurs into day and nothing is quite as it seems... Ideal for: Following on from the award-winning Raven Black, White Nights is the second title in Ann Cleeves' popular Shetland crime series featuring Detective Jimmy Perez. This paperback book has 392 pages and measures: 19.7 x 13 x 2.5cm.
It is a cold January morning and Shetland lies buried beneath a deep layer of snow. Trudging home, Fran Hunter's eye is drawn to a vivid splash of colour on the white ground, ravens circling above. It is the strangled body of her teenage neighbour Catherine Ross. As Fran opens her mouth to scream, the ravens continue their deadly dance... The locals on the quiet island stubbornly focus their gaze on one man - loner and simpleton Magnus Tait. But when police insist on opening out the investigation a veil of suspicion and fear is thrown over the entire community. For the first time in years, Catherine's neighbours nervously lock their doors, whilst a killer lives on in their midst. Raven Black is the first book in Ann Cleeves' Shetland series - filmed as the major BBC1 drama starring Douglas Henshall, Shetland. This paperback book has 376 pages and measures: 19.7 x 13 x 2.5cm.
Gregory Norwood, a rich well-connected Minneapolis businessman, shoots himself on the anniversary of his son's drug overdose. An open-and-shut suicide for detectives Gino and Magozzi until a possible witness if found - dead. Now, investigating what seems to be a double murder, detectives delve into the dark, tragic pasts of the city's most powerful families... Those who pay good money to bury their worst secrets, and who won't tolerate two stubborn cops digging them up... Product Information:• ISBN: 9780241467862• Author: P J Tracy• Publisher: Penguin Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 373• Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 2.5cm
Noah Jake has seen dead bodies before but when a young woman falls to her death from a London tower block, landing in the bonnet of his car, everything changes for him. Has he witnessed an accident, suicide, or something worse? Whichever, it affects him deeply. London's young people are being trafficked into gangs, exploited, and killed. Thirteen-year-old Raffa Jordan was shot in the street, an innocent bystander in a gang war, or so it seems. It looks as if Samantha Haile is just the latest victim in the wave of violence sweeping the city. Only Noah feels the need to treat her differently, to chase down the truth of what happened that day. Marnie Rome wants to help, but even she cannot grasp why Noah is risking so much for the sake of this stranger he never knew. As Marnie finally finds peace with her own past, she is faced with the far harder task of bringing Noah back from the brink of self-destruction. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781472249029• Author: Sarah Hilary• Publisher: Headline• Format: Paperback• Pages: 384• Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 3cm
Londoners Jack and Syd moved into the house a year ago. It seemed like their dream home: tons of space, the perfect location, and a friendly owner who wanted a young couple to have it. So when they made a grisly discovery in the attic, Jack and Syd chose to ignore it. That was a mistake. Because someone has just been murdered outside their back door. Product Information:• ISBN: 9780241990414• Author: Simon Lelic• Publisher: Penguin Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 352• Dimensions: 13 x 2 x 19.6 cm