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6 Thriller/Mystery Reads That Will Have You Sleeping With The Lights On

Have you ever picked up a book that just gave you a slight chill down your spine from wondering who the murderer could be? If you’re looking for another spine-tingling read this fall, check out these six thrilling books that will have you sleeping with the lights on.

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Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

Jack is a handsome and successful attorney who’s never lost a case and his homemaking wife Grace is the definition of charm and elegance. You’d like to know more about Grace, but you can’t because you realize her and Jack are inseparable. Some might say it’s true love, but no one knows what really goes on once their extravagant dinner parties are over, their guests have gone and the front door closes. This dark and twisted thriller will keep you on your toes and have you wondering exactly what goes on behind your neighbor’s doors.

The Gilded Cage by Lucinda Gray

Sixteen-year-old Katherine Randolph is enjoying her new life as part of the upper class in England in the 1820s when her brother mysteriously drowns. Although her world has been shattered, she is expected to get on with her life even if she can’t help but to feel that his death was no accident. Find out if Katherine can maintain her sanity long enough to discover her brother’s killer in this chilling mystery.

Three Truths and a Lie by Brent Hartinger

When four friends gather for a weekend retreat in the forest, a game of three truths and a lie takes a turn for the worst. This innocent game becomes dangerous when one of the friends does not live to find out which of the three was a lie.

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

In this twisted tale of deception and betrayal, the young couple Marco and Anne Conti appear to have everything together with their seemingly perfect relationship, beautiful home and baby girl Cora. You think that nothing could possibly go wrong, until a terrible crime is committed while they are at a neighborhood dinner party and the Contis are the number one suspects on Detective Rasbach’s list. Inside their home you’ll discover that both Anne and Marco have been keeping disturbing secrets from one another for years that will unravel the family.

The Lost Girls by Heather Young

On a isolated Minnesota Lake in 1935, six-year-old Emily Evans disappears from her family’s vacation home. The grief of dealing with her disappearance destroys her family and her father commits suicide. Her mother and two older sisters live at the lake house for their rest of their lives in hopes of her return. When her middle sister Lucy is nearing death, she leaves a notebook of that devastating summer for her grandniece Justine, who unfolds the tragedies that plagued their family’s legacy.

The Special Power of Restoring Lost Things by Courtney Elizabeth Mauk

This Westside Manhattan thriller tells the story of a broken family through the alternating perspectives of her mother, father and brother after the strange disappearance of a young girl. After a year of suffering, a body is found with undeniable resemblance to hers. This discovery sends her already dysfunctional family into a dangerous, downward spiral. As her mother becomes a vigilante in the night attempting to find her daughter's killer and her father and brother are on the verge of cracking, this book paints a portrait of this family’s struggle to survive.

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