There are countless Psychological Fiction 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.
- The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) (2015)
- The Unbidden Truth (A Barbara Holloway Novel) (2005)
- So Close the Hand of Death (A Taylor Jackson Novel) (2011)
- The Woman Next Door: An unputdownable psychological thriller with a stunning twist (2019)
- Hey, Wait… (2001)
- Paint It Black (Louis Kincaid Mysteries) (2002)
- Don’t Scream (2007)
- Drawer #7 (2018)
- The Gallows Bird (2011)
- Cold Fear (2001)
- Sara’s Game (2012)
- The Girl Who Lived: A Thrilling Suspense Novel (2017)
- Wicked Lies (2011)
- Phantom Limb: A Gripping Psychological Thriller (2016)
- The Best Friend: An utterly gripping psychological thriller with a breathtaking twist (2019)
Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend.
The Unbidden Truth by Kate Wilhelm released on Sep 27, 2005 is available now for purchase.
It’s a hideous echo of a violent past. Across America, murders are being committed with all the twisted hallmarks of the Boston Strangler, the Zodiac Killer and Son of Sam.
Lucy has a kind and adoring husband, a job she loves as a teacher, and a house on Mulberry Avenue with floaty curtains and the softest bed linen. After her troubled childhood, she knows life will never be perfect, but it’s pretty close.She’s also got Amber, right next door. They never run out of things to talk about.
Hey, Wait… (2001)
2002 Harvey Award Winner, Best New Talent: this superbly evocative story by the award-winning Norwegian cartoonist is a tale of childhood friendship and tragedy, and the terrible lingering aftereffects thereof. One of Europe’s most exciting young cartoonists makes his American debut.
Florida’s Gulf Coast community of Sereno Key has been shaken to the core by a grisly ritualistic murder. Though an arrest is quickly made, Detective Louis Kincaid feels strangely unsettled.
Don’t Scream (2007)
In a remote, heavily wooded area near the Berkshires of Massachusetts, Rachel Lorant died on her birthday. But she didn’t die alone. That night, her four sorority sisters make a solemn, trembling pledge. They will never reveal what has just happened in those woods–ever. Instead, they will take their terrible secret to their graves. . . Now, ten years later, their secret is coming back to haunt them as each receives a card in the mail from Rachel: “Happy Birthday to Me.
Drawer #7 (2018)
She comes to life in a place she’d never have been caught dead: The stage of a strip club. Aghast, confounded, she turns to bolt, only to find herself staring into a wall of floor-to-ceiling mirrors. Her heart slams with panic. Because that is not her face!
The Gallows Bird (2011)
The new psychological thriller from No 1 bestselling Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg. A woman is found dead, apparently the victim of a tragic car crash. It’s the first in a spate of seemingly inexplicable accidents in Tanumshede and marks the end of a quiet winter for detective Patrik Hedstrom and his colleagues. At the same time a reality TV show is being shot in the town.
Cold Fear (2001)
When her ten-year-old daughter vanishes on a family camping trip, a full-scale search is launched, and as her daughter struggles to survive in the harsh wilderness, she must race against time to find her before someone else does–someone evil from the past. Original.
Sara’s Game (2012)
Single mother, successful executivetarget for revenge.Two years ago, Sara’s husband left for the gym one morningand never came back.His car was found.
No one believes her story. The police think she’s crazy. Her therapist thinks she’s suicidal. Everyone else thinks she’s a dangerous drunk. They’re all right—but did she see the killer?
Wicked Lies (2011)
For two years, Justice Turnbull has paced his room at Halo Valley Security Hospital, planning to escape. Justice has a mission-one that began with a vicious murder two decades ago. And there are so many others who must be sent back to the hell that spawned them. . . Laura Adderley didn’t plan to get pregnant by her soon-to-be ex-husband, though she’ll do anything to protect her baby.
Emily and Elizabeth spend their childhood locked in a bedroom and terrorized by a mother who drinks too much and disappears for days. The identical twins are rescued by a family determined to be their saviors. But there’s some horrors love can’t erase… Elizabeth wakes in a hospital, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak. The last thing she remembers is finding Emily’s body in their bathroom. Days before, she was falling in love and starting college.
When takes her little boy to his first playdate at a new friend’s house she doesn’t realise life is about to change for her family. Because she’s about to meet .Darcy is a woman who has everything – a dream house, a powerful husband and enviable wealth. ‘ and kept my interest throughout… … I cannot even get over the level of craziness!’ Goodreads Reviewer, 5 stars‘ … So many emotions and frustrations rolled into one!!! a psychological thriller.
Best Psychological Fiction Books That You Need
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 Library Genesis and download some psychological fiction 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.
Author(s): Carl E. Rollyson
ID: 888194, Publisher: Salem Pr Inc, Year: 2012, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf
Textbook of Psychunlogy / MASTER DECREE Thesis
Author(s): Florentin Smarandache
ID: 1201886, Publisher: Info L Quest, Year: 2011, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf
The psychological fictions of J.G. Ballard
Author(s): Francis, Samuel; Ballard, J. G
ID: 1429423, Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic;Continuum, Year: 2011, Size: 1 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are really best-sellers according to Los Angeles Times, 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 links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.