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5 Mystery Thriller Books That'll Keep You Turning the Page

Sometimes you get in the mood for a little suspense, and there's no better way to scratch that itch than with a killer book—literally. Mystery thrillers never fail to get your heart pumping, making you turn the page at warp speed! To add a bit of excitement to your reading list, we found some mystery thriller books that are sure to send chills down your spine.

Deadly Observations by Regan Black

USA Today bestselling author Regan Black delivers another suspense-filled romantic adventure that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

The best Jayne Salter could say for her childhood was that she survived. The hardships clouded her outlook, but she's carved out a fresh start and life is finally good. Until her first coffee date in ages goes all wrong.

Ethan Shelley is certain the Guardian Agency has given him the easiest assignment ever: Watch a beautiful woman, keep his distance, and send in regular updates. Just when he thinks he might actually be bored observing Jayne's perfectly normal routine, her date tries to kidnap her.

Now, with her illusions of security and stability shattered, Jayne must rely on Ethan's expertise as a bodyguard in a race to expose the person targeting her before they both wind up dead.



Mystery by the Sea (A Lady Eleanor Swift Mystery #5) by Verity Bright

A magnificent seaside hotel, striped deckchairs, strawberry ice cream… and a rather familiar dead body? Lady Swift is on the case!

Spring, 1921. Lady Eleanor Swift, explorer extraordinaire and accidental sleuth, hasn’t had a vacation since she arrived in England a year ago. Being an amateur detective can be a rather tiring business and she is determined to escape any more murder and mysteries. So she books into the Grand Hotel in the fashionable resort of Brighton for some fresh air, fish and chips and, of course, a dip in the ocean.

Eleanor is enjoying her view of the waves and trying to find her bathing suit when calamity strikes: a guest has been found dead at her beautiful hotel. The distraught manager, who can’t afford a scandal, asks Eleanor to solve the case as swiftly as possible. Thank goodness she has her partner in crime – Gladstone the bulldog – to help her sniff out the dastardly culprit.

But when Eleanor enters the dead man’s room, she receives a shock big enough to make her forget even the finest ice cream sundae. The body is that of her husband, who supposedly died six years ago on the other side of the world. Has he been alive all these years? Why does he have a copy of their wedding photograph with a cryptic message written on the back? If Eleanor can keep herself safe long enough to find her husband’s killer, she might discover that everything is not quite as it seems beside the seaside…



Murders & Romance (The Touched Series Book 5) by Lashell Collins

Another gruesome set of murders is rocking the city, and Detective Isaac Taylor is on the case. But when danger strikes too close to the woman he loves, Ike fears she's being targeted.

Sidney Fairchild is now the focus of someone's sick mind games. But what her tormentor doesn't realize is that Sid is no longer a victim. She has learned how to fight dirty, and she's not afraid to prove it.

Now, with his psychic powers growing, Ike must act to protect the love of his life and the future they're building together. But will his abilities be enough to save them both before the game turns deadly?



Deep Woods by Helena Newbury

I was barefoot, sobbing, running for my life. But the men hunting me made one mistake: they chased me into *his* woods.

Cal Whittaker. Big, gruff and gorgeous, he’s made his home in the heart of the forest and has barely spoken to another person in six years. He deals with the men chasing me with a brutal efficiency that hints at a dark past. I should be scared...but when I look into his eyes, I feel a soul-deep longing I can’t explain. And the way he looks at me, like he just wants to push me up against a tree and tear my clothes off...

He offers me shelter on his smallholding. I’m used to the big city but I’ll have to learn a whole new way of life: a cow for milk, a wood stove for warmth and no one but the two of us for miles i