The best books of 2014, picked by the editors of publishers weekly. With rourke in top form, giving possibly his best performance and the genius. See our complete list of 2014 psychological thriller movies. Book three in hodkins psychologicalthriller mara dyer. The years best mysteries and thrillers took us from 1970s atlanta to. You, which streamed its second season in december and stars penn badgley as bookish murderer joe goldberg.
And you might recognize one in particular that has been adapted into a netflix show. The best top 20 psychological anime ever by alexandrspyr created 29 nov 2014 updated feb 2017 public this is a list of anime which focuses on the psychological aspects of the characters and story, either its mind games or characters changing and. The best thriller books of 2014 the definitive list by bella wright on november 25, 2014 in action thriller books, best thriller book lists, crime thriller books, historical thriller books, mystery books, new book releases, police procedural books, spy thriller books, suspense thriller books. Top 10 psychological thrillers of all time youtube. For me a good psychological thriller is a delight to watch on any day of the year.
This is environmental writing at its most rigorous and richly detailed and as riveting as any thriller. Top 10 books of the year, graphic novels and audio books view photos book world critics pick the best reads of 2014 in fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels and audio books. Which are the best brain twisting psychological thriller. Oct 22, 2018 nothing makes a book more pageturning than a bit of suspense, which is why weve rounded up the new best thriller books and psychological thrillers to dive headfirst into. With that primer, heres our supercontroversial list of the top psychological thrillers of the past decade. Because while ghosts and bloodthirsty creatures can give you the spooks, the best scares are the ones that play with your head and remind us the real terrors are the ones that come from the people around us.
Apr 23, 2014 this gothic horror is a chilling, claustrophobic journey, which displays the psychological torment one man suffers. The more twisted the plot, the betterwhich is why i so often turn to psychological thriller books. Oct 17, 2019 gone girl is truly the book that elevated the genre of domestic thriller. Whether you learn toward scifi thrillers, conspiracy fiction, medical thrillers, hardboiled mysteries, vatican thrillers or are somewhere on the. Brown girl dreaming won the 2014 national book award in young adult. The narrator of this superior psychological thriller, a londoner known only as daniel, doesnt know whether to believe his father or. Top 10 psychological thrillers of all time priyankee saikia updated. The conversation is a haunting thriller that lingers long in the mind. A cyber genius questions his own sanity in this chilling read that was one of the best thriller books of the past decade.
The best top 20 psychological anime ever by alexandrspyr created 29 nov 2014 updated feb 2017 public this is a list of anime which focuses on the psychological aspects of the characters and story, either its mind games or characters changing and questioning themselves and the world around them. In a highsuspense race against time, three of the most unlikely heroes stephen king has ever created try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands. Best thriller 2014 thriller ratchets up the suspense with tense fight scenes while a psychological thriller provides twists and turns that tend to mess with the audience. Dec 15, 2014 the best thrillers of 2014 a murder mystery in a girls boarding school, the welcome return of hercule poirot and philip marlowe, and lauren beukess truly disturbing crime chiller writers. The best crime and thrillers of 2014 books the guardian. If you add books, please make sure that the books first release in any form is to come in 2014 or in december of 20. Released in 1987, but set in the 50s, it was well ahead of its time and has now reached cult status. The 25 best thriller books of the summer new york post.
Some people like to read stories with happy endings. Oct 30, 2019 were always down for a horror movie, but for a dose of real terror, we turn to terrifying psychological thriller books. The suspense thriller genre is one of the most popular genres among the readers and people do prefer to read various types of suspense thriller books. Jul 28, 2018 the 25 best thriller books of the summer. Nov 25, 2014 looking for a list of 2014 s best thriller books. Here are ten of my favorites books you absolutely must read. The girl on the train by paula hawkins, gone girl by gillian flynn, the woman in the window by a.
Since its release, there has been a crazy influx of similar books trying to mimic its greatness. Charlie giles is the senior director of his own successful startup company, and everything in his life is going to planuntil his coworkers start dropping dead, and all the evidence points to charlie. Were going to take a look at the biggest and best thriller movies of 2014. Psychological thrillers continue to be popular, following the success of the book and adaptations of bestsellers like gone girl, the girl on the train, and big little lies. Nov 25, 2014 10 best mysteries and thrillers of 2014 posted by cat, deputy editor on november 25, 2014 the years best mysteries and thrillers took us from 1970s atlanta to 1880s london, strung us along with flawed detectives and impenetrable cold cases and left us hungry for more. Mercedes is a rich, resonant, exceptionally readable accomplishment by a man who can write in. The best psychological thriller that has been written. To add a bit of excitement to your bookshelf, we found some of the best thriller books out there.
Set in a small town in delaware, the novel explores the relationship between polly and adam, who are both holding dangerous, potentially. Dec 05, 2014 the best crime and thrillers of 2014 louise welshs dystopian tale of plague in london and tom rob smiths swedish family chiller are among the highlights in this years roundup laura wilson. Were always down for a horror movie, but for a dose of real terror, we turn to terrifying psychological thriller books. The best psychological thriller books of alltime show list info according to book scrollings rankings these are the best psychological thriller books of alltime. A top psychological thriller will stay in ones mind long past reading and such as bill leibowitzs miracle man, first read in march. The best psychological thriller books by authors like tania carver and karin slaughter know theres nothing more disturbing than whats. Best mystery books, afterland, lauren beukes, black sun rising, matthew carr. Psychological thriller is a thriller story which emphasizes the unstable psychological states of its characters. I have always loved psychological thrillers the plot twists, the stunning character reveals, the eerie settings. The five best thrillers of 2014 the washington post.
Thrillers are the movies that put you on the edge of your seat. Here is a list of 25 of those in no particular order, i found really mind boggling. Welcome to, and today were counting down our picks for the top 10 psychological thrillers. The razor sharp craftsmanship evident n the psychological war. This movie is about about, according to wikipedia, how john, a detective with the ability to enter peoples memories, takes on the case of a brilliant but troubled and dangerous 16 year old girl, anna, to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma. A gritty, surreal work of art from a genius director, hour of the wolf is a beautiful but bleak movie that easily stands the test of time. Thriller movies 2014 every thriller movie coming out in 2014. The gripping and twisted sunday times top ten bestseller that everyones talking about. With only two main characters, the suspense is kept going throughout and not once falls flat. We love the fantastic, awardwinning historical thrillers of smiths child 44 series, but this firstperson psychological thriller has taken our admiration to the next level. Find the best psychological thrillers released in 2014 in one place.
Add the mystery, suspense, and thriller novels that youre anxiously awaiting release in 2014. Whether you learn toward scifi thrillers, conspiracy fiction, medical thrillers, hardboiled. Ripley, ripley under ground, ripleys game by patricia highsmith patricia highsmith was a master of macabre scenarios and the grand dame of the psychological thriller. Nov 28, 2018 some people like to read stories with happy endings. Theyre about suspense, excitement, mystery, crime, and the psychological. A gripping new 2020 psychological crime thriller with a twist you wont see coming. Top 100 psychological thriller movies of all time if you are planning or you have just started your journey to the lands of psychological thrillers then there are not many better places to start than our list of top 100 psychological thrillers of all time. Its all about exploring the infinite human psyche, be it that of a serial killer or a girlnextdoor. Readers are treated to a plot with many twists and turns. This book came out in 2000 in spanish, followed by an english translation two years later. Gone girl was adapted into the acclaimed 2014 film starring ben affleck. Posted on april 23, 2014 november 14, 2018 by andrew lowry.
The best crime and thrillers of 2014 louise welshs dystopian tale of plague in london and tom rob smiths swedish family chiller are among the highlights in this years roundup laura wilson. May 12, 2020 her books which are pscyhological thriller, part police procedural have been shortlisted for the prestigious new mexicoarizona book awards 2016 and 2017, and the kindle book award 2017. Jan 17, 2018 24 psychological thrillers for fans of gone girl, the girl on the train, and big little lies ann foster jan 17, 2018 psychological thrillers continue to be popular, following the success of the book and adaptations of bestsellers like gone girl, the girl on the train, and big little lies. Angel heart is an american psychological thriller directed by alan parker and stars mickey rourke and robert deniro. In a highsuspense race against time, three of the most unlikely heroes. A murder mystery in a girls boarding school, the welcome return of hercule poirot and philip marlowe, and lauren beukess truly disturbing crime chiller.
Discover the best psychological thrillers in best sellers. Nprs book concierge our guide to 2014s great reads. Shutter island by dennis lehane with its 1954 setting in an isolated hospital for the criminally insane, this book will make you question reality. Best psychological thrillers books like gone girl refinery29. Publishers weekly best books of 2014 publishers weekly.
The genre has moved beyond just works with the word girl in the title much to our relief. Sidney sheldon, toni gallo, maxime chattam, alfred hitchcock and sir arthur conan doyle are some of the renowned and popular names in the field of suspense thriller novels. The narrator of this superior psychological thriller, a londoner known only as. Dec 19, 2019 to add a bit of excitement to your bookshelf, we found some of the best thriller books out there. Find the top 100 most popular items in amazon books best sellers.
Best books in fiction, mystery, romance, science fiction, nonfiction, memoir, childrens books, and more. In terms of classification, the category is a subgenre of the broader ranging. Psychological thrillers give us some of the most dramatic art in cinema. In a few cases, i added books coming out in very late 20. The thrillers that were released in 2014 are a great example of this variety. Jan 09, 2014 a top psychological thriller will stay in ones mind long past reading and such as bill leibowitzs miracle man, first read in march.
Top 10 books of the year, graphic novels and audio books. Deemed one of 2018s most anticipated books by bustle, popsugar, and the wall street journal, laura lippmans psychological thriller about a couple locked in a chilling game of cat and mouse is a mustread. Shes told so many lies about her past that sometimes she. Shutter island by dennis lehane with its 1954 setting in an isolated hospital for the criminally. The best thrillers of 2014 a murder mystery in a girls boarding school, the welcome return of hercule poirot and philip marlowe, and lauren beukess truly disturbing crime chiller writers. Were presenting our take on the best thrillers of all time, spanning the best psychological thrillers, crime novels, and mysteries.722 493 797 1574 836 944 103 1219 214 889 600 719 1492 774 975 461 881 755 913 840 618 860 739 1301 234 1421 149 1010