Mr. Nobody by Catherine Steadman is a new thriller by the bestselling author of Something in the Water. I would consider this a very tame thriller because while there is some suspense, it’s more of a mystery. I don’t think this one will keep you up at night, but it is very entertaining and a page turner.
The Chestnut Man by Søren Sveistrup was such a good thriller! I first heard about this book on The Popcast podcast when it was Jamie B. Golden’s “green light” one week. (LOVE this podcast and it brings so much joy to my weekly work commutes.)
Conviction by Denise Mina has all the elements of a book I should love: suspense, mystery and crime, but this was a flop for me. This book has been on my waitlist for months, so I assumed because of its high demand and the number of copies available that I would really enjoy this one. Maybe my hopes were too high? I just felt like it was all over the place, but I will say it’s paced well and a quick read. I wasn’t loving it, but I was still wanting to know the outcome of the plot enough to be interested in getting to the end.
Last Day by Luanne Rice is a suspense novel about twin sisters who run an art gallery. The story involves murder, theft, betrayal, jealously…pretty much every element of your typical “thriller.” I put that in quotations because this was just so-so for me. I want to truly be in suspense when I read a thriller and be a little nervous about what the next chapter holds and this one just didn’t do that for me.
If I were to recommend a psychological thriller to a true suspense fan, I would want you to consider the following: