Thrill Me

Here’s looking at you, thriller lovers.

  • Night Film

    Perfect for: Fans of creepy, page-turning horror / thrillers. Readers interested in a story about a wacko cultish film director and his murdered daughter. Lovers of seriously dysfunctional families.


  • Disclaimer

    Book Dumpling Recommends For: Lovers of creepy, psychological thrillers. Readers interested in the story of a filmmaker whose nighttime reading recreates her one, terrible secret in graphic detail. Fans of art imitating life in eerie detail.


  • The Long and Faraway Gone

    Book Dumpling Recommends For: Lovers of a contemporary thriller. Readers interested in two unsolved crimes that come back to haunt the survivors while bringing these two strangers together. Anyone fascinated by the workings of memory and the impact of violence on its survivors.


  • We Could Be Beautiful

    Book Dumpling Recommends For: Fans of slower-paced psychological thrillers. Readers interested in the story of a privileged New Yorker who begins to unravel long-held family secrets. Anyone looking for a nice page-turner.


  • All Things Cease to Appear

    Book Dumpling Recommends for: Lovers of Gone Girl Readers of suspense fiction Anyone up for a good mystery about a missing wife.


  • Luckiest Girl Alive

    Ani FaNelli has the cool job, perfect fiancé, you get the picture. But it wasn't always this way. Because there's a dark, buried secret in Ani's past that haunts her from that time in boarding school... Perfect for: Page-turning, beach reading. Lovers of ‘traumatic youth’ stories that come back to...


  • The Girl on the Train

    Rachel’s life is going downhill: she’s an alcoholic who rides the same train every day, past her old house, looking for signs of action between her ex-husband and the woman he left her for. When the enchanting couple living next door captures her eye, Rachel invents a story for them....


  • The Swimmer

    On one side of the world, the local 'swimmer' (a former spy) spends his days well, swimming. While he does laps, Kalara Walldeen works in Brussels as a political aide. When Klara witnesses something she shouldn't have, there's only one person who can save her: if he can leave his...


  • The Silent Wife

    Life is good for long-term partners, Jodi Brett and Todd Gilbert. Or so they would have you think: through the omniscient narrator we see that not only is their 20-year marriage “approaching a final stage of disintegration” but that, in just a few short months, Jodi will become a killer....


  • The Chairman (Christian Gillette #1)

    An equity fund manager is murdered, and his successor, Christian Gillette, is ready to take the helm. When Gillette escapes an attempt on his life – his limo explodes into fiery shreds – he becomes aware of the risk of his position. But no enemy will hinder his success –...


  • I Am Pilgrim

    The mysterious, Pilgrim, a US spy of all spies (complete with shady history), globe-trots (literally, the book jumps from Thailand to London to Afghanistan) to prevent bad things from happening. This book is so good and well written that to write more just wouldn’t do this riveting plot any justice....


  • Devil Bones (Temperance Brennan #11)

    From the producer of Bones comes another, grisly thriller: when a plumber discovers the skull of a teenage girl, Temperance Brennan is called in. Again. Not for the faint of heart. 


  • Still Missing

    Annie is a normal, modern-day woman who works as a realtor. That is, until the day she holds an open house and is abducted to a remote mountain cabin by a complete psychopath. Once she escapes, Annie battles to regain the normal life she once had. Perfect for: • Those...


  • Into The Darkest Corner

    Catherine falls hard for Lee: he’s charming, good-looking, a ‘real’ catch. When Lee reveals a much darker side, Catherine is sucked into his twisted, controlling and abusive world. Flash forward four years and Lee is behind bars. Catherine lives in constant fear accompanied by agonizing symptoms of OCD and PTSD....


  • The Shining Girls

    The Shining Girls is what you get when you combine a time-traveling serial killer with one of his potential victims hell-bent on outwitting him. Creepy, mesmerizing and well written. Perfect for: • Lovers of sci-fi / serial killer novels. • Those looking for a clever take on a seasoned formula....


  • The Ninth Orphan (The Orphan Trilogy #1)

    Raised from birth to become an assassin, the ninth orphan decides to break free from the government agency that’s ‘raised’ him. Needless to say, severe consequences follow.Perfect for:• Lovers of fast-paced, international thrillers. • Those who usually dislike dystopian books. • Readers of addictive series.


  • Always Watching

    Dr. Nadine Lavoie is at home on the psych ward, mending the lives of her patients. When a new arrival forces Nadine to confront her own demons that have haunted her from childhood – she will discover the true reason behind her memory loss and claustrophobia. Perfect for: • Fans...


  • The Cuckoo’s Calling (Cormoran Strike #1)

    When supermodel Lula Landry is found dead due to an apparent suicide, the case is closed. Smelling foul play, her brother hires tortured P.I. Cormoran Strike to revisit the events that led to her death. With his new sidekick, Robin, and a cast of unsavory characters that has you guessing...


  • The Snowman

    The killer holds the strings in this terrifying novel about a boy who awakens to find his mother gone – the only trace of her being her scarf draped around a snowman in the yard. What ensues is a horrifying quest to find the reasons behind the disappearance of multiple...


  • Before I Go to Sleep

    When a woman wakes up not knowing who she is, or where she is, she spends the rest of the book trying to reconstruct the missing pieces that will fill her in on her own life. To say more would only spoil it. Great for: • Readers who enjoy thrillers....


  • Reconstructing Amelia

    Kate Baron is a high-powered attorney at one of Manhattan’s leading litigation firms. When her beautiful, smart and dutiful daughter, Amelia, commits suicide at her prestigious Brooklyn high school, Kate starts a harrowing journey into the hidden parts of her daughter’s life.  In this riveting book, chapters jump between Kate...


  • Gone Girl

    When Nick's wife, Amy, goes missing, he's the first suspect. Examining a dysfunctional marriage, this book will hold you hostage, whether or not you agree with the ending. Great for: A beach readAnyone who has trouble keeping their attention on a story Reluctant readers (16 and up)