If you were captivated by You and Hidden Bodies and are now anxiously awaiting the release of Caroline Kepnes’s Providence later this month, make sure to check out these psychological thrillers!

The Social Affair by Britney King

When the picture-perfect couple strolls into the coffee shop where Izzy Lewis works, she’s mesmerized. So she does what she always does: immediately stalks them on social media and begins scrolling through their photos. This time, she thinks she has found exactly what she’s been looking for, and she’s willing to go to extreme lengths to get it.


The Water is Wide by Natalie Banks

After Sarah Avery’s husband Thomas dies in a drowning accident, it takes years to get her life back on track. Just when she thinks she has everything under control, she sees Thomas on the streets of Wilmington, NC. At least she thinks she does. It turns out it’s his doppelganger, a man named Colin. But the attraction between the two of them is undeniable. Little does she know that Colin has a few secrets of his own that could destroy them both.

Greylock by Paula Cappa

Pianist Alexei Georg believes his music is haunted. That’s right – whenever he performs an old Russian sonata, a dark menacing presence appears in the audience or up on stage with him. It follows him wherever he goes, city to city, country to country. When Alexei’s ballerina wife is found murdered, he is a prime suspect. He flees to Russia, but he cannot escape the supernatural force living within his music. He must either overcome the elusive power or become a prisoner to it forever.


The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll

Sisters Brett and Kelly have agreed to appear on a reality series called Goal Diggers, alongside three other fiercely successful women. Loyalties, dark secrets, contempt and twists result in the shock of the season… cold-blooded murder. As readers navigate this whodunit tale, bestselling author Jessica Knoll seamlessly explores the unrelenting glass ceiling for women in America, along with the societal pressure to stay young and relevant.

One For Sorrow by Sarah A. Denzil

Isabel Fielding was convicted of murder and now she lives at a high-security psychiatric facility. When nurse Leah Smith is appointed to her care, she knows something’s not right. Isabel is sweet and gentle, and could not be capable of such a horrific crime. As she investigates, she learns that she’s not the only one who thinks Isabel is innocent. Could Isabel’s family be involved? Leah is determined to find out – even if it brings up her own sins of the past.


Tangerine by Christine Mangan

Alice Shipley hasn’t spoken to her old roommate Lucy Mason in over a year but soon after she arrives in Tangier with her husband, she comes face-to-face with her old friend. As the two begin to reconnect, Alice can’t help but feel controlled by Lucy. When her husband suddenly goes missing, she begins to question who Lucy really is, and what her relationship with Lucy has meant all these years.

Who Is Vera Kelly? by Rosalie Knecht

Vera Kelly is struggling: struggling to make rent, struggling to fit in, and struggling to get noticed at work. That all changes when a recruiter for the CIA convinces her to work with him, and she is pulled into a political scandal. Before she knows it, she’s in Buenos Aires, neck deep in a world of radicals and a crumbling government. Things take an unexpected turn when she’s left stranded, vulnerable and desperate. The only way she can save herself is to take extreme measures.

The Third Girl by Nell Goddin

After her divorce, Molly sets out to the French countryside for a fresh start. Her new life is picture-perfect until a young girl in the village disappears. The news hits Molly hard and she becomes caught up in the case. The more she digs, the more it stirs up painful childhood emotions that could put her and her new village in danger.

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