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Subject: psychological thriller recommendations
Date Posted: 8/8/2013 6:16 PM ET
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Looking for a good psychological thriller recommendations. Recently have read or reread Lisa Unger, Chevy Stevens and Jennifer Hillier. Now on to something new. I get a kick out of the impossible to put down page turners even if that means I can't sleep at night. Appreciate any recommendations.

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Date Posted: 8/8/2013 7:49 PM ET
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Gillian Flynn is the queen of mind-messing IMO. Not scary but twisted and dark.

Date Posted: 8/10/2013 6:49 PM ET
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Authors whose books have scared the heck out of me include Tess Gerritsen, Karin Alvtegen, Belinda Bauer, Karin Fossum, Elizabeth Haynes ("Into the Darkest Corner"), Karin Slaughter and Arnaldur Indridason. (What's up with all of these Karins?)

Date Posted: 8/10/2013 9:37 PM ET
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I am reading books by TANIA CARVER. They are written by a couple who are scarry good. The current one, The Creeper is about a serial killer in England. It is so darn good I can hardly put it down. I have also read about three others of theirs which are equally as thrilling. I have their other two on my wish list. This is the kind of book that keeps you up all night. I HIGHLY recommend that you give them a try. You can't go wrong.

Date Posted: 8/10/2013 9:40 PM ET
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I forgot to tell you about J.T. Ellison. Her first three books or so were absolutely great. They seemed to have gone down hill after that. Also, Chelsea Cain, Awesome, scarry, great.

Date Posted: 8/11/2013 10:33 AM ET
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Just came across an article in today's newspaper about "The Silent Wife" by A.S.A. Harrison. It is reportedly in the same vein as Gillian Flynn's "Gone Girl."  Ironically, Harrison, a Canadian author, died on April 14 age age 65 from cancer--just two months before "The Silent Wife" was to be released.

Date Posted: 8/11/2013 11:48 AM ET
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The FBI thriller series by Catherine Coulter are good, and the Laurie King series about Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes is also great.  The first, oh I'd say three of each of these series should be read in order, then the rest are pretty much stand alones. 

Date Posted: 8/15/2013 6:59 PM ET
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Cody McFadyen's Smokey Barrett series.  I also recommend Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes.

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Date Posted: 9/5/2013 10:37 AM ET
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Thanks all. I have made a list. Now maybe I can find some good ones to last me awhile....well, ironically I can't put the good ones down so I may end up flying through them. One of the sadder realities of an avid reader I guess.

Subject: Thriller
Date Posted: 10/3/2013 10:34 PM ET
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Please try Cody McFayden! I am a loyal reader of several authors (Gerritson, Kava, Cornwell, Child, Lincoln& Childetc) and don't easily try someone new. But he is amazing. Scary good with strong characters