Psychological thriller

A psychological thriller is a novel that explores the darker side of human psychology through the lens of its characters, who are may be somehow unstable, exhibit pathological behaviours, or are unreliable narrators. Often fast-paced and packed with narrative twists and turns, a good psychological thriller will keep you gripped while you read it and linger long in your memory afterwards. Some bestselling examples of this genre are Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, Unravelling Oliver by Liz Nugent, or the Kay Scarpetta series by Patricia Cornwell. If you’re looking for a great read, browse our selection of the best psychological thrillers here.

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