Trying to decide what to listen to next? Looking for an audiobook with shocking thrills, twists and turns? Maybe an unreliable narrator or two? Here are some thrillers which may have disappeared from bestseller lists but will still satisfy your craving for edge-of-your-seat suspense.
In Yu-Jong Chong's The Good Son, Yu-Jin wakes up to discover his mother's dead body lying in a pool of blood. He has frequent memory loss due to seizures, so his awareness of the night before is hazy. As he begins to recall brief snatches of color and sensation, he remembers his mother calling his name. Was she asking him for help, or begging for her life?
After suffering through her teenage daughter's death and her own subsequent divorce, Jane moves to the small, scenic town of Half Moon Bay to heal. Just as Jane starts to move past her pain, a child disappears. As more and more children go missing, Jane's behavior becomes erratic and local law enforcement begin to suspect her.
Attica Locke opens The Cutting Season with the discovery of a dead migrant worker in the sugar cane fields at the haunted Belle Vie historical plantation in Louisiana. Caren Gray, general manager of the plantation, oversees school tours, weddings, and other events that take place there. As the police zero in on a suspect, Caren, whose family history is bound up in the tragic history of Belle Vie, begins to pursue her own theory of what happened.
Vivian Miller, the protagonist of Karen Cleveland's Need to Know, juggles her work as a counterintelligence analyst for the CIA with caring for her family. When she comes across classified information about her husband while working, her life is turned upside-down.
Reinvention is nothing new for Tanya, the young woman at the center of Lisa Lutz' The Passenger. Tanya's husband Frank has just suffered a fatal fall, and fearing she'll be blamed, Tanya quickly decides to change her identity and move from Wisconsin to Texas. Lutz keeps the suspense high and the prose brisk.
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