Destination Thrillers

Beautiful places, terrible crimes. Check out these destination thrillers for an escape!
Updated September 19, 2022
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And Then There Were None
Agatha Christie
"If you're one of the few who haven't experienced the genius of Agatha Christie, this novel is a stellar starting point." -- DAVID BALDACCI, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author An exclusive authorized edition of the most famous and beloved stories from the Queen of Mystery. ...
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Patricia Highsmith
It's here, in the first volume of Patricia Highsmith's five-book Ripley series, that we are introduced to the suave Tom Ripley, a young striver seeking to leave behind his past as an orphan bullied for being a "sissy." Newly arrived in the heady world of Manhattan, Ripley meets a wealthy...
The Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF IN A DARK, DARK WOOD Featured in TheSkimm An Entertainment Weekly "Summer Must List" Pick A New York Post "Summer Must-Read" Pick ...
The Guest List
Lucy Foley
A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST THRILLERS OF THE YEAR "I loved this book. It gave me the same waves of happiness I get from curling up with a classic Christie...The alternating points of view keep you guessing, and...
Nine Perfect Strangers
Liane Moriarty
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Now a Hulu original series "If three characters were good in Big Little Lies, nine are even better in Nine Perfect Strangers." --Lisa Scottoline, The New York Times Book Review From the...
The Searcher
Tana French
Best Book of 2020 New York Times |NPR | New York Post "This hushed suspense tale about thwarted dreams of escape may be her best one yet . . . Its own kind of masterpiece." --Maureen Corrigan, The Washington Post "A new Tana French is always cause...
The Expats
Chris Pavone
The international thriller that Patricia Cornwell says is "bristling with suspense" about an American abroad who finds herself in complex web of intrigue.   Can We Ever Escape Our Secrets?   Kate Moore is a working mother, struggling to make...
Leave the World Behind
Rumaan Alam
A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick! Finalist for the 2020 National Book Award (Fiction) One of Barack Obama's Summer Favorites A Best Book of the Year From: The Washington Post * Time * NPR * Elle * Esquire * Kirkus * Library Journal * The Chicago...
One by One
Ruth Ware
"The Agatha Christie of our generation." --David Baldacci, #1 New York Times bestselling author "Diabolically clever." --Riley Sager, author of Final Girls The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Turn of the Key and In a Dark...
Something in the Water
Catherine Steadman
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A shocking discovery on a honeymoon in paradise changes the lives of a picture-perfect couple in this taut psychological thriller debut--for readers of Ruth Ware, Paula Hawkins, and Shari Lapena. "A psychological thriller that...
The Flight Attendant
Chris Bohjalian
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER A USA TODAY BESTSELLER  A NATIONAL INDIEBOUND BESTSELLER  From the author of The Guest Room, a powerful story about the ways an entire life can change in one...
The Sanatorium
Sarah Pearse
REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK | An instant New York Times bestseller! "An eerie, atmospheric novel that had me completely on the edge of my seat." --Reese Witherspoon "This spine-tingling, atmospheric thriller has it all... and twists you'll never see coming." --Richard...
The Paris Apartment
Lucy Foley
THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Told in rotating points of view, this Tilt-A-Whirl of a novel brims with jangly tension - an undeniably engrossing guessing game."  -- Vogue "[A] clever, cliff-hanger-filled thriller." -- People From the New York...
Christine Mangan
NATIONAL BESTSELLER "A juicy melodrama cast against the sultry, stylish imagery of North Africa in the fifties." --The New Yorker The last person Alice Shipley expected to see since arriving in Tangier with her new husband was Lucy Mason. After the accident at Bennington, the two...
Rock Paper Scissors
Alice Feeney
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Feeney lives up to her reputation as the "queen of the twist"...This page-turner will keep you guessing." --Real Simple Think you know the person you married? Think again... Things have...
Searching for Sylvie Lee
Jean Kwok
An Instant New York Times Bestseller! A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick & Emma Roberts Belletrist Book Club Pick! NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK BY New York Times * Time * Marie Claire * Elle * Buzzfeed *...
The Travelers
Chris Pavone
A pulse-racing international thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Expats and The Accident   It's 3:00am. Do you know where your husband is?   Meet Will Rhodes: travel writer, recently married, barely solvent, his...
We Were Never Here
Andrea Bartz
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK * "This book is every suspense lover's dream and it kept me up way too late turning pages. . . . A novel with crazy twists and turns that will have you ditching your Friday night plans for more chapters."--Reese Witherspoon
Reckless Girls
Rachel Hawkins
Instant New York Times and USA Today bestseller Indie Next Pick and LibraryReads Pick From Rachel Hawkins, the New York Times bestselling author of The Wife Upstairs, comes a deliciously wicked gothic suspense, set on an...
Who is Maud Dixon?
Alexandra Andrews
"Part Patricia Highsmith, part All About Eve and pure fun."―Maria Semple Florence Darrow has always felt she was destined for greatness, but after a disastrous affair with her married boss, she starts to doubt herself. All that changes when she sets...
Every Vow You Break
Peter Swanson
"Hitchcockian chills and thrills abound in Swanson's latest mystery, a twisty tale of survival and deception. " - O, the Oprah Magazine A bride's dream honeymoon becomes a nightmare when a man with whom she's had a regrettable one-night stand shows up in this electrifying...
Clare Mackintosh
"Feels like a blockbuster movie."--Lisa Jewell, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone "Mackintosh is a pro...the final scene in the book almost made me sick as I read it. I mean that as a compliment of the highest order."--The New York Times You can save hundreds...
The Safe Place
Anna Downes
Superbly tense and oozing with atmosphere, Anna Downes's debut, The Safe Place, is the perfect summer suspense, with the modern gothic feel of Ruth Ware and the morally complex family dynamics of Lisa Jewell. Welcome to paradise...will you ever be able to leave?...
Allie Reynolds
In this propulsive locked-room thriller debut, a reunion weekend in the French Alps turns deadly when five friends discover that someone has deliberately stranded them at their remote mountaintop resort during a snowstorm. When Milla accepts an off-season invitation to Le Rocher,...
The Vacation: A Novel
T. M. Logan
NOW A MAJOR TV DRAMA on Netflix (UK) and SpectrumTV (US) "T.M. Logan's latest nail-biter...THE VACATION is a virtual holiday."--Washington Post In The Vacation, a captivating thriller from T. M. Logan, the bestselling author of Lies...
Two Nights in Lisbon
Chris Pavone
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND NATIONAL BESTSELLER. "There's no such thing as a book you can't put down, but this one was close." --Stephen King "Smart suspense at its very best." --John Grisham Tautly wound and expertly crafted, Two...
The Guilt Trip
Sandie Jones
In the vein of the Reese's Book Club x Hello Sunshine Book Club pick The Other Woman, Sandie Jones's explosive new novel The Guilt Trip will have readers gripped to the very last page. They went away as friends. They came back as suspects.
They All Fall Down
Rachel Howzell Hall
For fans of thrilling contemporary suspense, Rachel Howzell Hall's brilliant stand-alone novel brings seven sinners to a private island for a reckoning that will leave you breathless. It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime. Delighted by a...
Amy McCulloch
A BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB PICK * A high-altitude thriller that will take your breath away--Cecily Wong is on her most dangerous climb yet, miles above sea level. But the elements are nothing compared to one chilling truth: There's a killer on the mountain.   "A...
Her Dark Lies
J. T. Ellison
"Elegant, propulsive, and utterly unputdownable... The work of one of our most talented thriller writers at the very top of her game." --Lisa Unger, New York Times bestselling author of Confessions on the 7:45 Fast-paced and brilliantly unpredictable, J...
Friends Like These
Kimberly McCreight
A GMA Buzz Pick  "Kim McCreight's thrillers are smart, propulsive and impossible to put down." --Laura Dave, author of The Last Thing He Told Me In this relentlessly twisty literary thriller from New York Times bestselling author Kimberly McCreight, a desperate...
The Wild Girls
Phoebe Morgan
In the vein of Lucy Foley and Ruth Ware, a deliciously wicked and atmospheric thriller about a group of old friends who plan to reconnect on an African safari vacation, but soon learn that their wild pasts have finally caught up with them. "A wonderfully atmospheric thriller of secrets,...
The Weekend Away
Sarah Alderson
The Perfect Escape
Leah Konen
The perfect girls' weekend turns deadly in this twisty unforgettable thriller that is perfect for fans of Shari Lapena and Riley Sager. A girls' weekend to die for. New friends Sam, Margaret and Diana are thrilled to be getting out of the city for a girls'...
The Ex-Husband
Karen Hamilton
From international bestselling author Karen Hamilton comes another pulse-pounding domestic thriller set against a lush, tropical backdrop as a woman fleeing her past as a con artist finds herself trapped aboard a cruise ship with someone who not only knows about that past, but will stop at nothing...

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