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Best Psycho Thriller Books To Read

Our list of some of the best Psycho Thriller books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. The Perfect Family: An unputdownable psychological thriller with a heartstopping twist (2018)

 Best Psycho Thriller Books To Read” is getting ready for work one morning when her eldest child comes running down the stairs, saying the words every mother dreads.The front door is open. And . Frantic with fear, Gemma starts a nail-biting search for her little girl.After what feels like forever, her mother-in-law finds Katie wandering lost a few streets away. Relieved to have her youngest child back in her arms, breathing in the sweet scent of her hair, But then her perfect family starts to fall apart.And she realises it’s only just beginning… ‘ !!!!… and oh my goodness, that tension!… electrifying and . The story…
Author(s): Shalini Boland

2. Psycho: A Novel (2010)

 Best Psycho Thriller Books To ReadThe story was all too real-indeed this classic was inspired by the real-life story of Ed Gein, a psychotic murderer who led a dual life. Alfred Hitchcock too was captivated, and turned the book into one of the most-loved classic films of all time the year after it was released. Norman Bates loves his Mother. She has been dead for the past twenty years, or so people think. Norman knows better though. He has lived with Mother ever since leaving the hospital in the old house up on the hill above the Bates motel. One night Norman spies on a beautiful woman that checks…
Author(s): Robert Bloch

3. Liar: A gripping psychological thriller with a shocking twist (2017)

 Best Psycho Thriller Books To ReadSingle dad Ben is doing his best to raise his children, with the help of his devoted mother Judi. . Everyone thinks this is a perfect match for Ben but Judi isn’t so sure… There’s just something about Amber that doesn’t add up. Ben can’t see why his mother dislikes his new girlfriend. And Amber doesn’t want Judi anywhere near her new family. The further Judi delves into Amber’s personal life, the closer she gets to shocking secrets that could change everything. And Judi must make a decision that could lead to the most disastrous consequences. ‘There is…
Author(s): K. L. Slater

4. American Psycho (1991)

 Best Psycho Thriller Books To ReadThe modern classic, the basis of a Broadway musical, and major motion picture from Lion’s Gate Films starring Christian Bale, Chloe Sevigny, Jared Leto, and Reese Witherspoon, and directed by Mary Harron.In , Bret Easton Ellis imaginatively explores the incomprehensible depths of madness and captures the insanity of violence in our time or any other. Patrick Bateman moves among the young and trendy in 1980s Manhattan. Young, handsome, and well educated, Bateman earns his fortune on Wall Street by day while spending his nights in ways we cannot begin to fathom. Expressing…
Author(s): Bret Easton Ellis

5. Psychos: Serial Killers, Depraved Madmen, and the Criminally Insane (2012)

 Best Psycho Thriller Books To ReadFrom Hannibal Lecter (The Silence of the Lambs) to Patrick Bateman (American Psycho), stories of serial killers and psychos loom large and menacing in our collective psyche. Tales of their grisly conquests have kept us cowering under the covers, but still turning the pages. Psychos is the first book to collect in a single volume the scariest and most well-crafted fictional works about these deranged killers. Some of the stories are classics, the best that the genre has to offer, by renowned writers such as , , , and . Other selections are from the latest and most promising crop of new authors. John…
Author(s): John Skipp

6. In Her Words: A psychological thriller (2019)

 Best Psycho Thriller Books To ReadThis was a really dark thriller that hooked me from the beginning! Goodreads review. One night. One woman. One Man. One Mystery. When Sophie Knight wakes up and sees bruises on her body, she has no recollection of what happened to her, but she knows she has more to hide. Her alcoholism, something she tries to conceal from her husband, and resulting haze, has once again muddied the details of a night out.Even though Sophie seems to have it all—she’s beautiful, lives in a swanky apartment, has a thriving career and a devoted husband—she’s…
Author(s): J.S Ellis

7. Mob Psycho 100 Volume 2 (2019)

 Best Psycho Thriller Books To ReadA cult is starting to form…around Mob! While Mezato tries to dig up info on the shy but powerful psychic for the school paper, Mob gets tricked into an abduction plot designed to force the Body Building Club into a fight with the delinquents from their rival school. But when the other school’s “secret leader” Teru turns out to be a fellow superhuman, it’s going to be a massive but one-sided fight…because super or not, Mob refuses to use his ghost-busting powers against a fellow human!…
Author(s): ONE, Kumar Sivasubramanian

8. Mob Psycho 100 Volume 5 (2020)

 Best Psycho Thriller Books To ReadIn order to save him, Mob and Teru team up with Dimple to infiltrate the mysterious organization…in a psychic battle that will pit middle school kids up against adults with money, resources…and powers of their own! From the creator of One-Punch Man!…
Author(s): ONE, Kumar Sivasubramanian

9. Psycho Pass: Inspector Shinya Kogami Volume 2 (2017)

 Best Psycho Thriller Books To ReadThe manga prequel to the acclaimed anime series! The Psycho-Pass made a better future society possible: a universal fitness app that tracks people’s emotional health. But when crime becomes rare, it also becomes stranger and more dangerous than ever…and in the 22nd century the only “safe” job for a person on the borderline is as a cop–kept on a virtual leash as they hunt down the criminals they may soon become themselves! Kogami’s team has learned that the hospital where patients have died due to a genetic timer set in them decades ago was a “privileged” residence for the emotionally…
Author(s): Midori Gotu, Natsuo Sai

10. Psycho Pass: Inspector Shinya Kogami Volume 1 (2016)

 Best Psycho Thriller Books To ReadIn this prequel to the hit science fiction crime drama anime series, Psycho-Pass: Inspector Shinya Kogami reveals how the legendary Enforcer was once an ace detective! Working within the city-regulating Sybil System, Inspectors must fight crime in a future where a single number measures your criminal tendencies and determines if you are useful to society! An artificial organ with a numbered brand is the key piece of evidence that leads Section 3 to a network of organ smuggling! They must set up a complicated trap in order to catch the culprit! However the real perpetrator may not be who they think it is……
Author(s): Midori Gotu, Natsuo Sai

11. Mob Psycho 100 Volume 4 (2020)

 Best Psycho Thriller Books To ReadMild-mannered Mob has never realized that his younger brother Ritsu, who enjoys all the social success that Mob lacks, nurtures a hidden, desperate envy for the thing Mob possesses that he doesn’t–Mob’s psychic superpowers. But when Ritsu’s own powers awaken at long last, the story turns towards a shocking new direction!From the creator of One-Punch Man!…
Author(s): ONE

Best Psycho Thriller Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some psycho thriller books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

White Lies: a gripping psychological thriller with an absolutely brilliant twist

Author(s): Dawson, Lucy
ID: 2670463, Publisher: Bookouture, Year: 2019;2018, Size: 654 Kb, Format: mobi

The Girl From The Sea: A gripping psychological thriller with a heart-pounding twist

Author(s): Boland, Shalini
ID: 2662625, Publisher: Bookouture, Year: 2019, Size: 433 Kb, Format: azw3

Horror Stories: 51 Sleepless Nights: Thriller short story collection about Demons, Undead, Paranormal, Psychopaths, Ghosts, Aliens, and Mystery

Author(s): Tobias Wade
ID: 2175628, Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Year: 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly chart-busters according to The Wall Street Journal, others are drafted by unknown authors. 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.

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