Fall is here, so you know what that means! Winter is coming! What better way to get through your winter woes than snuggling up with a great book? But not just any book…a book that will grab you by your ears and pull you into its wild and whimsical world of action, adventure, and tragedy. That’s right, we’re talking about thrillers!
These fall thrillers will keep you warm through the next few weeks by pumping your body full of adrenaline. Here are some books we are most excited about reading:
Home by Harlan Coben
Harlan Coben has sold over 70 million books and shows no signs of slowing down. Her novels cover all the things we love most about thrillers: mystery, suspense, and plot twists. Home offers the things we love most about the genre while still being unpredictable.
The Dry: A Novel by Jane Harper
Jane Harper is being haled as an “elite in the mystery world” with her very first novel, The Dry. Her books takes place in a town that is suffering an extreme drought. While the characters are struggling with the mysterious death of Luke, they also struggle to maintain sanity in their dry environment.
Night School by Lee Child
If pure action is more your style, then Lee Child is the author for you. Jack Reacher is a massive man who is strong, smart, and fast. Similar to Chuck Norris, he is able to easily defeat his enemies even when he is massively outnumbered. When he can’t physically overcome his enemies, he resorts to his cunning strategic mind to come out on top.
Beyond the Truth by Anne Holt
“The godmother of Norwegian crime fiction” herself has knocked it out of the park with her 7th novel Beyond the Truth. Holt writes for the reader who really likes to think. Her brilliant detective protagonist is constantly untangling complex narratives in order to discover the truth. Put on your thinking caps for this one, because Anne Holt is absolutely genius.
Hillary by D.W. Buffa
Will there ever be a better time to read a political thriller based on a protagonist named Hillary? The plot follows the mysterious death of fictional President Robert Constable. When the truth is covered up, Hillary starts asking questions. One thing leads to another and she finds herself face to face with a global conspiracy that threatens the entire world.
The Fall Guy by James Lasdun
James Lasdun as described genre writing as being stuck in a “minimum-security prison.” Lasdun successfully breaks free of his self described prison and expands his writing into romance, literary fiction, and thriller/mystery. Looking for a change from the typical thriller? The Fall Guy is your book.