Bestselling thrillers to keep you gripped

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By Head of Zeus

A curated list of bestselling thrillers from psychological and crime to military and espionage - these stories are guaranteed to get your blood pumping and your heart racing.

Playdate

Alex Dahl

£18.98 £17.65

Lucia Blix went home from school for a playdate with her new friend Josie. Later that evening, her mother Elisa dropped her overnight things round and shared a glass of wine with Josie's mother. Then she kissed her little girl goodnight and drove home. That was the last time she saw her daughter.

The Other You

J.S. Monroe

£8.99 £8.36

Kate used to be good at recognising people. Until the accident. At least she has Rob. Until, one day, she looks at Rob anew – and knows, with absolute certainty, that he has been replaced by an impostor.

The Scorched Earth

Rachael Blok

£18.98 £17.65

'This atmospheric tale of guilty secrets revealed during a scorching summer is twisty, evocative and suspenseful' - Roz Watkins.

X Ways to Die

Stefan Ahnhem

£8.99 £8.36

In murder investigations, it pays to keep things simple: motive, method, opportunity. But the case in front of Detective Fabian Risk is a nightmare. A killer who strikes out of nowhere. No apparent motive. No consistent method. After all, there are many ways to die...

The Englishman

David Gilman

£18.98 £17.65

How do you break into a high security prison in the middle of nowhere? More importantly, how do you get out?

The Bitterroots

C.J. Box

£8.99 £8.36

In the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana, twisted family loyalty runs as deep as the ties to the land, and there's always something more to the story. As Cassie attempts to uncover the truth, she must not only confront a family whose roots are tangled and deadly – she must also face the ghosts of her own past.

Spoils of the Dead

Dana Stabenow

£18.98 £17.65

Liam Campbell has arrived in Newenham and is ready for a quiet life with his wife. Two days later, an archaeologist is found dead, murdered on his own dig site. And Liam Campbell is about to learn that he's traded one troubled bush town for another...

Curse the Day

Judith O'Reilly

£8.99 £8.36

At a global tech gala hosted at the British Museum, scientist Tobias Hawke is due to unveil his AI system, which appears to have reached consciousness. When terrorists storm the building, they seize Hawke's masterwork, sparking a chain reaction of explosive events which could end the world as we know it. Michael North, ex-assassin and spy-for-hire, must find the killers and recover the AI.

Death of a Mermaid

Lesley Thomson

£8.99 £8.36

When Freddy Power was eighteen, her father threw her out. Then her first love Mags goes missing, and old secrets – and old passions – are reignited. Freddy is determined to lead the hunt, even if it means confronting the past, and facing up to the truth about her family.

The Woman in the Wood

M.K. Hill

£18.98 £17.65

Three years ago, Danny 'Abs' Cruikshank, star of reality show Laid in Essex!, was living the dream. And then, on the night of the party, everything changed when a local girl goes missing. DI Sasha Dawson and her team must race against the clock to find the killer before they strike again...

Cabin Fever

Alex Dahl

£18.98 £17.65

You are her therapist. She is your client. But out here in the woods, nothing is at it seems...