With Halloween coming up at the end of the month, October is a great time to get into some creepy thrillers and scary stories. I love reading thrillers year-round, but especially in October. I’ve rounded up 7 of my favorite creepy thrillers to dive into this month.
Before She Knew Him by Peter Swanson
Hen and her husband Lloyd move into a new neighborhood that they love. That is until they meet their new neighbors. Hen finds a trophy in the den that she suspects is connected to a murder. She won’t stop until she gets to the bottom of it.
Find Her by Lisa Gardner
Flora Dane was kidnapped 7 years ago and held captive for over a year before she was found. When she disappears from her apartment, Detective D.D. Warren is determined to find her before it’s too late.
Forget You Know Me by Jessica Strawser
When Liza witnesses a stranger break into her friend Molly’s house via Skype, she tries to reach out to her. When Molly doesn’t respond, she continues to follow up until eventually giving up feeling like her friend is hiding something from her.
The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter
Twenty-eight years after a traumatic family event, Charlie Quinn has followed in her father’s footsteps and is now a lawyer in small town Pikeville. She moved back and decided she wanted to help normal, everyday people who found themselves in trouble and didn’t have someone smart enough, or even who cared enough to try to get them out of trouble.
The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney
The book alternates between the perspectives of Emma (Before) and Jane (After) as they move into the techno-minimalist apartment at One Folgate Street. The landlord and famous architect, Edward Monkford, requires that his tenants follow some very strict rules. Both women soon find themselves caught up in a love affair with Edward. When Jane discovers that Emma died in the apartment, she can’t help investigating further.
You by Caroline Kepnes
When Joe meets Beck in a book store, he stops at nothing to track her down. Once he successfully makes his way into her life, he’s determined to make her as committed to him as he is to her. Even if that means killing.
The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
Lo Blacklock is on a press trip on a luxury cruise. It’s the trip of a lifetime until Lo witnesses a passenger being thrown overboard. Despite Lo’s insistence that she saw something, all of the passengers are accounted for and no one is reported missing. Lo presses on to find out what happened.
What are some of your favorite thrillers that I should add to my reading list?