Chilling Winter Thrillers Sure To Keep You Warm and Reading All Night

As the winter chill continues to set in, there’s no better time to pick up the season’s best new suspenseful thrillers. If you’re looking to get swept away by a great new chilling read during your time off this winter,  one or more of this winter’s best thrillers will be just what you need.

The Perfect Girlfriend by Karen Hamilton

Karen Hamilton takes crazy girlfriends to a whole new level in The Perfect Girlfriend. Still reeling from a breakup six months ago, Juliette is now determined to do whatever it takes to show Nate that she is the only girl he will ever need. Becoming a flight attendant on his airline is only the start of the crazy antics Juliette will go through to make sure she ends up with the man of her dreams.

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

To the outside world, it appears that famous painter Alicia has it all but when her husband comes home one night only to be shot and killed by his wife, it’s made painfully aware that there is something wrong within their household. Now declining the invitation to talk about her decision to commit murder, she is locked up in a secure facility where one criminal psychotherapist will take on the case of his life: the silent patient.

The Lost Man by Jane Harper

The barren Australian Outback takes a life in this new release from bestselling author Jane Harper. Having grown up in an isolated area of Australia, brothers Nathan, Bub and Cameron know how to prepare themselves for the harsh weather conditions. But when Cameron’s dead body is found in the middle of nowhere, his brothers know that there has to be another explanation as to how he got there. As Cameron’s family learns what really happened to him, they’ll come to find that loneliness is harsher than any summer heat.

Never Tell by Lisa Gardner

pectant mother and wife Evie Carter has just been caught holding a smoking gun in Never Tell by Lisa Gardner. Carter’s husband has been killed and as Evie is looked into as a suspect, the police must race to find out more about Evie as her past coincides with their investigations too much for her to be completely innocent. As the police get to work figuring out the case, investigators D.D. Warren and Flora Dane will find that there’s much more to this case than they had ever thought.

The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald

For fans of Big Little Lies comes a heartbreaking thriller about secrets and the danger that surrounds them. Abi Knight has just gotten news that her daughter Olivia has jumped off a bridge and is now brain dead in the hospital. But what Abi never expected to hear is that Olivia is pregnant and they’re keeping her body alive for the sake of the child. Unable to accept this tragic news, Abi begins to search for the truth about what happened to Olivia and soon comes to realize the true evil that was behind her tragic fall.

American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson

If you love a suspenseful historical fiction novel, you’ll devour American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson. Inspired by a true story, this novel follows the difficult life of Marie Mitchell during the Cold War and her fight for equality in the workplace. Having been overlooked by everyone in her department, she’ll have to team up with a dangerous enemy within the FBI. Working closely with her enemy will change her overall being for the worse and make her question just how far she’s willing to go to prove herself.

Winter Sisters by Robin Oliveira

It’s the winter of 1879 and a killer snowstorm has just swept Albany, New York, leaving the parents of two girls dead in its wake. But even more devastating is the fact that the girls have now disappeared, sending their worried family friend, Dr. Mary Sutter, into a frantic search for the girls. As Mary gets closer to the truth, she’ll find that getting justice for the girls means turning her back on the entire town and the dark secrets they’re harboring.

The Better Sister by Alafair Burke

Chloe and Nicky Taylor may be sisters but they have very little in common. As Chloe’s ambition led her to a successful career, Nicky became the sister who stayed close to home and married a man she thought was safe. Years later, the two estranged sisters will reconnect under circumstances they never saw coming as Chloe’s new husband has been murdered and her stepson—Nicky’s son—is the prime suspect in the case.

The Au Pair by Emma Rous

This national bestseller and highly anticipated thriller by Emma Rous proves that some family secrets are better left undiscovered. Twins Seraphine and Danny have had to live with their mother’s suicide their entire lives and now that their father has passed too, they begin to delve into their family’s past and find that their parents have been hiding a huge and threatening secret from them. How will they move past this family dilemma and will they ever truly get to the bottom of what really happened the day they were born?

The Wedding Guest by Jonathan Kellerman

Detective Milo Sturgis and his trusty colleague, psychologist Alex Delaware, find themselves on the scene of a gruesome murder at a larger-than-life wedding in The Wedding Guest. While the bride and groom claim to not know the woman who has been killed, Sturgis and Delaware think otherwise. As they question over 100 attendees about the murder, they’ll come to find that the murder isn’t as big a mystery as they had originally thought and that the killer is closer than either had ever expected.


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