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Reading Guides: Suspense Fiction

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Suspense Fiction

Suggested Titles

Abbott, Megan / Dare Me --- PS3601.B37D37 2012
After a suspicious suicide, the members of a high school cheerleading squad, along with their new, perfectly cool coach, Colette French, are drawn into the investigation.

Chamberlain, Diane / The Silent Sister --- PS3553.H2485S55 2014
Riley MacPherson discovers her sister’s suicide years ago may have been murder

Child, Lee / A Wanted Man: A Jack Reacher novel --- PS3553.H4838W36 2012
Former military cop Jack Reacher hitches a ride but soon discovers that the people who picked him up may be cold-blooded killers

Coben, Harlan / Caught --- PS3553.O225C38 2010
A TV reporter who exposes sexual predators begins to wonder if she’s targeted an innocent man.

Connelly, Michael / Gods of Guilt --- PS3553.O51165G83 2014
Mickey Haller, the "Lincoln lawyer" works a murder case involving a prostitute he once represented.

Darnielle, John / Universal Harvester --- PS3604.A748U55 2017
Life in a small town takes a dark turn when mysterious footage be gins appearing on VHS cassettes at the local Video Hut.

Flint, Emma / Little Deaths -- PR6106.L55L58 2017
Did Ruth Malone violently kill her own children, is she a victim of circumstance--or is there something more sinister at play?

French, Tana /Secret Place --- PR6106.R457S43 2014
Detectives investigate after someone anonymously pins up a photo claiming to know who murdered a boy found on the grounds of a girls' boarding school

Gay, Roxanne / Untamed State --- PS3607.A98572U58 2014
Mireille Duval Jameson is a rich and self-assured Haitian woman who is kidnapped by a gang of heavily armed men. Held captive by a man who calls himself the Commander, Mireille must endure his torment until her unwilling father pays up.

Harper, Jane / The Dry - PR9619.4.H3645D79 2017 
Federal agent Aaron Falk returns to his hometown to investigate the death of his best friend, Luke.

Haynes, Elizabeth / Into the Darkest Corner --- PR6108.A9677I57 2012
After she makes a new life, a woman's violent past comes back to haunt her.

Lockhart, E / We Were Liars ---- PZ7.L79757We 2014
The story of four friends, the Liars, whose friendship turns destructive.

Lupton, Rosamund / Sister --- PR6112.U77S57 2011
A woman investigates her sister’s death to prove it was not suicide.

McCreight, Kimberly / Reconstructing Amelia --- PS3613.C386444R43 2013
A mother believes her daughter committed suicide at an exclusive prep school – until she gets an anonymous text that says: "She didn't jump…"

Mejia, Mindy / Everything You Want Me to Be --- PS3613.E4443E94 2017
Everything You Want Me to Be reconstructs a year in the life of a dangerously mesmerizing young woman, during which a small town's darkest secrets come to the forefront, and she inches closer and closer to her death.

Moriarty, Liane / The Husband’s Secret --- PR9619.4.M67H87 2013
Discovering a tattered letter that says she is to open it only in the event of her husband's death, Cecelia, a successful family woman, is unable to resist reading the letter and discovers a secret that shatters her life and the lives of two other women.

Paris, B.A. / Behind Closed Doors --- PR9105.9.P34B44 2016
Jack and Grace are a young, successful married couple, but not everything is right with their relationship.

Vallgren, Carl Johan / The boy in the shadows -- PT9876.32.A38S5813 2016
Years after his brother is kidnapped from a crowded train station, a man goes missing.

Ware, Ruth / Woman in Cabin 10--- PR6123.A745W66 2016
Travel writer Lo Blacklock sees a woman thrown overboard on a luxury cruise, but no one believes her.

Watson, S.J. / Before I Go to Sleep --- PR6123.A884B44 2011
An amnesiac attempts to reconstruct her past by keeping a journal and discovers the dangerous inconsistencies in the stories of her husband and her secret doctor

Last Updated: May 2017

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