5 Thrillers to Look Forward to This Year!


If you’re a fan of adrenaline rushes, fluttering lungs and a story that grabs you by the throat, leaving you thinking about a book for days, the Thriller genre is your new best friend. Thrillers are a great way to get your mind working if you’ve been in a slump, reading or otherwise. The anticipation of a good story keeps you guessing and gets your brain to guess and put clues together. Additionally, they also add human value and allow us to connect with our deeper selves.

Now that we all know Thrillers are a binge-worthy genre, let’s look at some upcoming releases for 2022:

  1. Two Nights in Lisbon by Chris Pavone

American and New York Times best-selling author Chris Pavone is known best for his international thrillers. Like his other intriguing works, Two Nights in Lisbon is a captivating read. When she wakes up in Lisbon, Ariel Price is confused because her husband is nowhere to be found. Trips to the hotel security and the American embassy make her realise how little she knows of her husband. How will she find him? Does desperation lead Ariel to do unimaginable things?

Publication date: 24 May 2022

  1. The Lies I Tell by Julie Clark

New York Times bestselling author Julie Clark’s newest thriller is a con artist’s paradise. Kat Roberts wants revenge. She’s waited a decade to unmask the con artist who derailed her life. Was it Meg, Maggie, Melody or another name they went by? Kat knew she had to find them. When the con artist returns, Kat’s in more trouble than she’d like. Does she succeed in getting her revenge?

Publication date: 21 June 2022

  1. The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager

Drama, mystery and thrill best describe this captivating novel from New York Times bestselling author Riley Sager. The story follows a recently widowed actress who moves to her family’s lake house in Vermont after a heap of negative press. The protagonist, Casey, spends her days spying on her neighbours—rich techie Tom and his wife Katherine, a former model. Casey and Katherine form an unlikely friendship, making Casey realise that Katherine’s life isn’t all rosy and that things only get worse when Katherine goes missing. Is she ever found?

Publication date: 21 June 2022

  1. The It Girl by Ruth Ware

Best selling author Ruth Ware has done it again. She’s captured our interest, and we cannot wait to dive into her newest psychological thriller. In The It Girl, Ruth tells the story of Hannah, who meets April at university. The two become fast friends and have a fun group at Oxford until April is murdered. A decade later, Hannah fears that the recently deceased convicted killer might have been innocent all along. So what will Hannah do to find the real murderer and long-buried secrets?

Publication date: 12 July 2022

  1. Daisy Darker by Alex Feeny

The queen of twists and New York Times bestselling author Alex Feeny returns with another mind-bending novel! Daisy Darker is a thriller with a plot that covers a family reunion turned murder scene. After almost a decade of avoidance, Daisy Darker’s family reunites for Nana’s 80th birthday party. Hosted in a crumbling rustic gothic home on a tiny tidal island, the Darker family is unaware of the chilling future that awaits them. So who died, and who did it?

Publication date: 30 August 2022

How many of these Thrillers will you be adding to your TBR?

With winter fast approaching, make sure that you have a book list filled with exciting novels and don’t waste time searching for you next book by having a long list waiting for you. We cannot wait to indulge into these thriller books and read them as they are released with the rest of the world. By downloading the Carry A Book App, you can start reading these books with news friends you meet via the app and discuss them along the way. With thriller books that leave you worried, at the edge of your seat, there is nothing like debriefing about it with friends or your book club. Now you do not need to waiting for you next book club meeting to discuss the latest plot-twist, you can hop straight onto the Carry A Book app whenever you want to chat about the book, in real-time and from anywhere!

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