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Three Recent Psychological Thrillers

3 Recent Psychological Thrillers

Psychological thrillers seem to be having their genre moment of late with seemingly every other book tagged with the “p-word” and all the authors cross-blurbing each other happily. 

When done well, the shifting loyalties, paranoia and creeping sense of dread can make a plot sing with intensity. But it’s not easy. Done poorly, it can yank the reader out of the narrative and the plot can thud along unrealistically.

My recent summer reading included three new thrillers of the moment that ran the gamut from wonderful to very weird. Continue Reading