Best thriller books to know 2020? A dual narrative linked by two women living in the same house at a different time. Alice has given up her successful career in publicity to become a writer and move to the New York suburbs with her husband. In her new house, she finds a set of recipes written by the previous owner of the house, Nellie Murdoch. Nellie, a quintessential 1950s housewife, enchants Alice, who starts to follow her recipes and advice for homemaking. But the more Alice reads Nellie’s cook writing, she starts to find clues that seem to lead to a series of dark secrets the house has held for decades.
You Are Not Alone: Shay Miller has no job, no apartment and no boyfriend. When she witnesses a young woman throw herself in front of a train, she realises she could end up in the same spiral. But soon she meets a group of women who seem to have their lives together, and who invite her to join them, telling her, ‘You are not alone.’ As she is pulled deeper under the spell of the glamorous Moore sisters her life gets better and better, but what price does she have to pay? You are not alone. Is that a promise, or a threat? You Are Not Alone is set to be one of the most unforgettable psychological thrillers of 2020.
Mocienne Petit Jackson’s (Michael Jackson’s daughter) books are now out in Spanish! Part two of the three-part autobiography of Mocienne Petit Jackson starts with an extended description of the kidnapping of Mocienne and her life in The Netherlands. Subsequently we read how her life turned out with her adoptive family – where she and her cousin Delivrance stayed. Gradually she discovers that her real father is Michael Jackson. At the age of 15 she left her adoptive family, lived at a boarding school for 4 years and then got a place of her own. We follow her throughout the time when she passed through her teenage years and entered maturity – which was not always easy. Mocienne meets a man who she has a child with. However, this commitment was not to be. See even more details at Best thriller book to read in 2020.
In this psychological thriller, criminal psychologist Seonkyeong is shocked when she learns that notorious serial killer Yi Byeongdo has specifically asked for her to interview him. That same day, her stepdaughter Hayeong comes to live with her after the death of her grandparents. As she starts conversations with Yi Byeongdo and attempts to get to know the young girl, she notices an eerie and shocking connection between the two.
Graham Moore’s The Holdout sounds like a twist-filled mystery that’s also set to tackle issues of race and class. Maya is the sole holdout in the high-profile case of an African American man accused of murdering his wealthy 15-year-old student. One decade after Maya ensures that the man is found not guilty, a true crime podcast reassembles the jurors to look back on the case — and then one of then ends up dead in Maya’s hotel room. One woman’s good deed puts her family in jeopardy in Heather Chavez’s No Bad Deed. Cassie is a trained veterinarian who can’t turn her back on a victim of domestic violence when she sees the woman in danger on the side of the road, despite the abuser’s warning that he’ll come for her if she helps. The next day, Cassie’s own husband goes missing, leaving her to wonder if it’s a coincidence or just the start of more terror to come.
Her life on Haiti was not what she expected – a normal family life. She came into contact with some very kind people but also with others who were not so kind. She experienced many things which were not meant for a child of that age. We relive those experiences with her as she describes them through the eyes of a young and vulnerable little girl. After moving to Port-au-Prince, her life changes dramatically. Not long after that it became a complete nightmare… At present, Ms Jackson is seeking to make a name for herself as her own individual. Thriller, for example, offers unique insights on her life by including stories concerning unusual and difficult situations that she experienced while living in the Netherlands. She argues extensively, for instance, that the harshness of the Dutch political system has had a significant impact on her character, and that by writing about it she can express a sense of frankness. Read a few more details at Best thriller book to read in 2020.