Suspense Thriller Books That Might Give You Sleepless Nights


Suspense Thriller books are bound to send a chill down your spine and make you feel a different type of rush, here are a few thrilling books for you to read

Written By Gladwin Menezes | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Thriller books are something that always leaves us in suspense and send a chill down our spine. That feeling of your heart pounding as you read each line of a book is something you can’t even compare. However, there is an oddly satisfying element to it. Here’s are a few of Thrilling books that you can read.

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Gone Girl

  • By Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl was a bestseller and garnered immense popularity for its incredible writing. The story revolves around the disappearance of Amy Dunne the wife of husband Nick. Nick is suspected with the murder of his wife. However, the story provides numerous twists and turns that keep us far from the truth. A movie adaptation with the same name was also made in 2014, starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, and Neil Patrick Harris.

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

  • By Stieg Larsson

The story of this book is about a Journalist Mikael Blomkvist and prodigy Lisbeth Salander. The book shows various way in which they work to solve the 40-year disappearance of a Swedish heiress. This book was made into a movie with the same name in 2011.


The Silence of the Lambs

  • By Thomas Harris

A film with the same name was made in 1991 starring Jodie Foster. This movie helped bring this thrilling story to life. The story is about an FBI trainee; Clarice Starling who makes various efforts to understand the psyche of serial killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter. She uses the help of Hannibal Lecter, to track down another vile serial killer.

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The Shining

  • By Stephen King

Regarded as one of the best Thriller/Horror writers is Stephen king. The shining was made into a famous movie in 1980 starring Jack Nicholson. The story revolves around, Jack Torrence who moves his family to the Overlook Hotel, where he works as a caretaker. However, as the winter winds approach, Jack is crept up with darkness endangering the life of his wife and son.

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