Shaley's Top 10 Thrillers to Keep You on the Edge of Your Seat

Shaley's Top 10 Thrillers to Keep You on the Edge of Your Seat

Book BloggerShaley Moreira

An aspiring author with a passion for reading. She loves to read books and review them in addition to working on her own novel. Thriller novels are her favorite and she hopes to have one of her own one day.

Books are like windows into different worlds. You can delve into the minds of other people, visit fantasy lands, or even turn back time. Each is a wonderful experience. But there are also books that terrify, thrill, and keep you guessing! If you love a good book that keeps you on the edge of your seat, then you'll especially love this list prepared by book blogger, Shaley (@2reador2write).

She says, "There is nothing like a good book to get your blood pumping, especially a thriller! With pages that practically flip on their own and stories that stay with you long after you put the book down, thrillers have exciting twists and turns you never see coming. 

It’s like riding a roller coaster without ever having to leave your couch. These are my top 10 thriller book recommendations to get your heart racing and your blood pumping!"

  • Last updated: 05-23-2021
Table of Contents

Shaley Moreira's mybest

Megan GoldinThe Night Swim



Alex North, Christopher EcclestonThe Whisper Man



Samantha Downing, David PittuMy Lovely Wife



A. J. FinnThe Woman in the Window



Colleen HooverVerity



Ashley AudrainThe Push



Riley SagerHome Before Dark



Lucy FoleyThe Hunting Party



May CobbThe Hunting Wives



Tarryn FisherThe Wives



Shaley Moreira's mybest Summary

I always turn to thrillers when I need an escape from reality! I love the feeling it gives you, how adrenaline courses through your veins, without you ever having to leave your couch. 

I hope you enjoyed reading a little more about my top ten favorite thrillers that are sure to get your blood pumping and keep you on the edge of your seat. Caution is advised, though, as these are not for the faint of heart. Happy reading!

Popular Expert Picks

Popular Experts

Popular Articles

  • 10 Best Smoothie Recipe Books in 2022 (Nutritionist-Reviewed)
    10 Best Smoothie Recipe Books in 2022 (Nutritionist-Reviewed)
    Smoothies can get boring pretty quickly, especially when you’re using the same combinations over and over. That’s why we set out to find the best smoothie recipe books available. After pouring over reviews, we found that the best recipe books match your goals, include ingredients you can eat and find easily, and offer more information than just ingredient lists.Many books feature recipes that include vegetables as well as fruits and focus on health benefits such as weight management, anti-aging, and gut health. Keeping these factors in mind, we picked out 10 amazing smoothie recipe books, with Green Kitchen Smoothies taking first place. We've also prepared a buying guide and some amazing health tips from nutritionist Kara Swanson to help support you on your health journey!
    Books, CDs, DVDs
  • 10 Best Autobiographies in 2022 (Jonathan Van Ness, Michelle Obama, and More)
    10 Best Autobiographies in 2022 (Jonathan Van Ness, Michelle Obama, and More)
    The power of an autobiography lies in its ability to give you a behind-the-scenes insight into other people’s journeys. Would you love to see the ups and downs of life through the eyes of an influential leader, a famous entertainer, or sports star? Autobiographies can be enlightening and entertaining and should be part of your reading list. However, it can feel overwhelming to choose a book once you hit the bookshelves. But, don't fret! We have researched for you, and our favorite pick is Over the Top by Jonathan Van Ness, because it's a celebration of uniqueness, and deals with serious topics while being a light read. We have compiled 10 of our favorite autobiographies total, and also included a buying guide with tips to help you select the autobiography that will suit you!
    Books, CDs, DVDs
  • 10 Best Books About Space in 2022 (Planetarium Operator-Reviewed)
    10 Best Books About Space in 2022 (Planetarium Operator-Reviewed)
    Are you ready to learn something new or blast off into a unique and fascinating world? A book about space can launch you into your next adventure! Outer space is a vast topic that encompasses all kinds of books—from atlases that map out the solar system to novels that explore fictional galaxies. So, if you're looking to add a book about space to your shelf, we've got you covered.We've done the work to find the top 10 best books about space! At the top of our list is "The Martian" by Andy Weir because of how it incorporates real scientific facts into a fictional story about an astronaut stranded on Mars. Check out the rest of our top 10 list, and read our buying guide for tips on how to find a book you won't be able to put down! 
    Books, CDs, DVDs
  • 10 Best Japanese Horror Movies in 2022 (Ringu, Ju-On, and More)
    10 Best Japanese Horror Movies in 2022 (Ringu, Ju-On, and More)
    Whether you're a horror movie fan or a newcomer to the genre, Japanese horror movies are sure to terrify and entertain you. Japanese horror movies, often shortened to J-horror, take inspiration from Japanese folk tales. The culture, combined with incredible practical and special effects and dreadful, creeping suspense, make these movies unique. As some of the most popular horror films, J-horror movies are found on many popular streaming sites like Amazon Prime, Netflix, Hulu, and more. We searched through popular Japanese horror movies across many different streaming services and compiled a list of our 10 favorites that will shock and terrorize you. Our favorite Japanese horror film is Ringu because its story is full of mystery and scary moments. The film also proved its influence by helping to popularize J-horror across the world, spawning a trend of Hollywood remakes of J-horror films in the early 2000s. Our buying guide goes into more detail on which criteria to keep in mind when selecting the perfect Japanese horror movie!
    Books, CDs, DVDs
  • 10 Best Chinese Cookbooks in 2022 (Katie Chin, Fuchsia Dunlop, and More)
    10 Best Chinese Cookbooks in 2022 (Katie Chin, Fuchsia Dunlop, and More)
    Chinese cuisine is vast. There are so many regional cooking styles and, in America, we've got something else entirely—Chinese-American food. But have you ever wanted to cook orange chicken at home? Or better yet, wanted to make authentic, flavorful Chinese food by hand? If so, then we recommend getting a cookbook.However, maybe you don’t know how to find a cookbook that’s authentic (but easy!), and you don’t know if you want to focus on dishes from a single region or from all over China. Well, we've covered what to consider when finding a book in our top 10 list and buying guide, so keep on reading! For the easiest, most authentic cookbook, however, take a look at Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese.
    Books, CDs, DVDs
  • 10 Best Japanese Grammar Books in 2022 (The Japan Times, Group Jammassy, and More)
    10 Best Japanese Grammar Books in 2022 (The Japan Times, Group Jammassy, and More)
    According to the U.S. Foreign Service Institute, Japanese is perhaps the hardest language for native English speakers to learn. Of course, kanji is a significant barrier, but much of the difficulty actually lies in the fact that the Japanese grammar structure is so different from English’s. That’s why it’s important to have a good book to help you learn all that grammar.Naturally, there are a ton of options, and not every one is going to work for you. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help you cut through the junk and pick the right book for you. In this guide, we’ll give you some tips to figure out what you want from your Japanese grammar book as well as a few of our favorites–separated by level–for you to start your search.
    Books, CDs, DVDs
  • 10 Best Baby Food Cookbooks in 2022 (Stephanie Middleberg, Annabel Karmel, and More)
    10 Best Baby Food Cookbooks in 2022 (Stephanie Middleberg, Annabel Karmel, and More)
    However, are you really sure you're giving the best to your baby? After the big baby food brand that starts with a "G" came under fire for incorporating ingredients that are not nutritionally balanced and scientifically healthy, parents began taking back control as to what goes into their little one's mouth. The challenge now is finding the best baby food cookbook that you will actually use. Don't worry, we've leafed through the books on Amazon and highlighted the best ones for you to purchase. We've also included a buying guide if you want to explore other options for baby food cooking. 
    Books, CDs, DVDs
  • Search by Category