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The Top 10 Thrillers to Read This Summer

Jun 01, 2017
Sarah Begley is a staff writer for TIME.

Magpie Murders

By Anthony Horowitz

A book editor tries to solve a murder in this mystery within a mystery.

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Wolf on a String

By Benjamin Black

In Prague in 1599, an arriviste gets mixed up in deadly court drama.

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The Hole

By Hye-young Pyun

This story, about the aftermath of a car crash, is a Korean take on Misery.

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Dark Saturday

By Nicci French

A psychotherapist treats a woman accused of killing her family.

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The Lost Ones

By Sheena Kamal

Fifteen years after giving her up for adoption, a woman searches for her daughter.

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The Child

By Fiona Barton

A journalist tries to confirm the identity of an unearthed child's skeleton.

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Since We Fell

By Dennis Lehane

After an on-air meltdown, a journalist becomes a shut-in and faces new frights.

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The Lying Game

By Ruth Ware

Four childhood friends reunite as adults in the wake of a murder.

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The Destroyers

By Christopher Bollen

A grieving man seeks solace by moving in with a friend--who vanishes.

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The Force

By Don Winslow

A dirty cop in the NYPD comes under investigation by the feds.

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