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Psychological Thrillers

How Well Do You Know Your Spouse?

Eva Lesko Natiello | Posted 08.26.2016 | Books
Eva Lesko Natiello

Do you ever wonder this? Have you ever asked yourself in the middle of the night, as you turn to look at your husband or wife in bed next to you, "Do I know everything I should about this person?"? This is exactly what makes the "marriage thriller" the hottest, compulsively readable genre right now. It's the page-turning thriller that hits closest to home--both figuratively and literally--and is the most unsettling because of this.

The Joy of Killing: Good, Evil, And Everything Justifiable In Between

Catherine Goldberg | Posted 07.01.2016 | Books
Catherine Goldberg

View post on imgur.comThe paperback edition of The Joy of Killing was released recently, but I wouldn't recommend taking Harry Maclean's first stab at...

Mary Kubica on Motherhood, the Midwest, and Naturally Following the Darkness

Mara White | Posted 05.13.2016 | Books
Mara White

Mary Kubica is a Chicago based writer who hit the New York Times best-sellers list with her compelling debut novel, The Good Girl.

'The Widow,' A Conversation with Fiona Barton

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 02.16.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Fiona Barton is a British journalist who, while working for the Sunday Mail and the Daily Telegraph, spent a great deal of time in court covering trials. This exposure provided the creative spark for Fiona's debut novel.

Caroline Kepnes on Suffering, Categories as Comfort, and the Dissonance Between the Said and the Unsaid

Mara White | Posted 01.29.2016 | Books
Mara White

Caroline Kepnes is the author of the breakout hit, You, and the soon to be released follow-up, Hidden Bodies.

'The Bitter Season,' A Conversation With Tami Hoag

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.12.2017 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Tami Hoag is an internationally bestselling author of more than thirty books. Over forty million copies are in print in thirty languages. She is known for crafting intricate and intense psychological thrillers probing the darkest corners of her characters' minds.

'What She Knew,' A Conversation With Gilly Macmillan

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 12.01.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Gilly Macmillan grew up in England and lived in Northern California during her late teens. She studied art history at Bristol University and at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. She has worked as a lecturer in photography.

Pretty Baby: An Interview With Mary Kubica

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 08.20.2016 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Mary Kubica, author of The Good Girl and the newly released Pretty Baby, takes readers through suspenseful twists and turns after a chance meeting between two women on a train platform. Fans of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl will appreciate this interesting take on the thin line that separates sanity and darker impulses

5 Books to Take on Vacation

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 05.04.2016 | Books
Lois Alter Mark

One of the things I love most about going on vacation is having the luxury to just sit and read. It can be stressful choosing the right books, though, because there's nothing worse than having time, scenery and a comfy lounge chair -- and a so-so story that doesn't hold your attention.

10 Psychological Thrillers That Will Absolutely Terrify You

K.A. Harrington | Posted 10.11.2014 | Books
K.A. Harrington

I have always loved psychological thrillers -- the plot twists, the stunning character reveals, the eerie settings.

Fear Is the Common Denominator

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.30.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

When it comes to fiction, the most frightening depictions are those describing events that could really happen. Those situations resonate deeply because, unlike paranormal experiences, they fall within the realm of possibility.

My Movie Bucket List: Thrilled By Thrillers

Rachel DeChiara | Posted 12.09.2012 | Teen
Rachel DeChiara

There's a key difference between "scary movies" and "psychological thrillers": That difference is brains. Psychological thrillers force you to conceptualize, to deduce, to muddle.

Sacred Teacher and Student Trust in a Fairy Tale World

Kim Michele Richardson | Posted 02.14.2012 | Books
Kim Michele Richardson

The Kingdom of Childhood, by Rebecca Coleman, is a gripping novel, full of suspense and psychological insight into a woman's first adulterous behavior...