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!

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