There are countless Murder Thriller courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
- Mr. Murder: A Thriller (2006)
- The Murder House (2016)
- MURDER ON THE PENINSULA: Irish crime fiction you won’t be able to put down (2019)
- Still Waters (Sandhamn Murders) (2015)
- MURDER AT THE OLD ABBEY: Murder, mystery and suspense in South Wales (2019)
- Buried Secrets: A gripping thriller you won’t be able to put down (2017)
- Once Gone (a Riley Paige Mystery–Book #1) (2017)
- Spare Room: a twisty dark psychological thriller (2019)
- Blind Eye: The Terrifying Story Of A Doctor Who Got Away With Murder (2000)
- Cold Lake (David Wolf) (2014)
Mr. Murder: A Thriller (2006)
A big house. A beautiful wife. Two happy and healthy children. It’s a nice life that writer Martin Stillwater has made for himself. But he can’t shake this feeling of impending disaster.One bad moment on an otherwise fine day has put Marty on a collision course with a killer—a man with a mere shadow of an identity who is desperately searching for something moreMartin’s home.
The Murder House (2016)
Trying to escape her troubled past and rehabilitate a career on the rocks, former New York City cop Jenna Murphy hardly expects her lush and wealthy surroundings to be a hotbed of grisly depravity. But when a Hollywood power broker and his mistress are found dead in the abandoned Murder House, the gruesome crime scene rivals anything Jenna experienced in Manhattan.
MURDER ON THE PENINSULA: Irish crime fiction you won’t be able to put down (2019)
It is with a certain trepidation that the local garda approach a car stuck out on Ballyconneely Beach gradually becoming swamped by the rising tide. And the when they find it contains the body of a young woman.When the post-mortem indicates the , the girl’s family is interviewed and her room searched.
Still Waters (Sandhamn Murders) (2015)
On a hot July morning on Sweden’s idyllic vacation island of Sandhamn, a man takes his dog for a walk and makes a gruesome discovery: a body, tangled in fishing net, has washed ashore.Police detective Thomas Andreasson is the first to arrive on the scene. Before long, he has identified the deceased as Krister Berggren, a bachelor from the mainland who has been missing for months. All signs point to an accident—until another brutalized corpse is found at the local bed-and-breakfast.
MURDER AT THE OLD ABBEY: Murder, mystery and suspense in South Wales (2019)
White Monk Abbey is a local landmark and its resident patriarch, Caradoc Mansell, a foreboding presence. He runs his household and family as if he is still in the army.
Buried Secrets: A gripping thriller you won’t be able to put down (2017)
Newlyweds have just moved into a new home deep in the countryside, and are overjoyed when Emily finds out she’s pregnant. Then they discover human bones in their garden. As the police start to investigate, three things become clear: When the police put three photographs of known criminals on the Larsons’ kitchen table, the couple realize the danger may be closer to home than they think.
Once Gone (a Riley Paige Mystery–Book #1) (2017)
“A dynamic story line that grips from the first chapter and doesn’t let go.”–Midwest Book Review, Diane Donovan (regarding Once Gone)“A masterpiece of thriller and mystery! The author did a magnificent job developing characters with a psychological side that is so well described that we feel inside their minds, follow their fears and cheer for their success. The plot is very intelligent and will keep you entertained throughout the book.
Spare Room: a twisty dark psychological thriller (2019)
Lisa, a troubled young woman with a past, can’t believe her luck when she finds a beautiful room to rent in a large house. The live-in owners are a kind and welcoming couple. Everything is fine until she finds a suicide note hidden in her room.
Blind Eye: The Terrifying Story Of A Doctor Who Got Away With Murder (2000)
A medical thriller from Pulitzer Prize–winning author James B. Stewart about serial killer doctor Michael Swango and the medical community that chose to turn a blind eye on his criminal activities.No one could believe that the handsome young doctor might be a serial killer. Wherever he was hired—in Ohio, Illinois, New York, South Dakota—Michael Swango at first seemed the model physician.
Cold Lake (David Wolf) (2014)
When a fisherman reels in a plastic bag containing a severed human head from the depths of Cold Lake, Colorado, Sheriff David Wolf and his deputies scramble to the scene, and quickly realize there are more surprises to be found below. Their grim discoveries reopen a cold case Wolf’s father worked twenty-two years ago, and Wolf must try to succeed where his father failed before him. Wolf has the advantage on his dad, however, because he has bodies. Lots of them.
Best Murder Thriller Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf
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MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANAL a gripping crime mystery full of twists
Author(s): MARTIN, FAITH
ID: 2720700, Publisher: Joffe Books crime, thriller and mystery, Year: 2017, Size: 535 Kb, Format: azw3
Silent Gull: The Fowey murders - a dark chilling crime thriller. (DI Treloar Cornish Crime Thrillers Book 3)
Author(s): Kent, L A
ID: 3589072, Publisher: WillowOrchard Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub
Broken Dove: The St. Ives murders - a riveting crime thriller with a truly shocking ending. (DI Treloar Cornish Crime Thrillers Book 2)
Author(s): Kent, L A
ID: 3590541, Publisher: WillowOrchard Publishing, Year: 2015, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to Washington Post, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.