Paula Hawkins’ thriller – about an unhappy voyeur who become involved in the lives of the people she watches everyday – has been one of the hottest novels this winter.
Whether you’re eagerly waiting to read “The Girl on the Train,” or already read and loved it, we think you’ll also enjoy these twisty psychological thrillers:
The Other Woman’s House
by Sophie Hannah
It’s past midnight, but Connie can’t sleep. To pass the time, she logs onto a real estate website in search of a particular house, the address of which was mysteriously in the GPS of her car that afternoon. As she clicks through the virtual tour of 11 Bentley Grove, she’s shocked to see the body of a woman, lying face down on the living room floor in a pool of blood. But when she returns to show her husband Kit moments later, there is no body, no blood- only an ordinary beige carpet in an ordinary living room.
by Gillian Flynn
On the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick’s wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police immediately suspect Nick. Amy’s friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn’t true. A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they aren’t his. And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone. So what really did happen to Nick’s beautiful wife?
by Nicci French
A solitary psychotherapist finds herself in the center of the investigation for an abducted child when one of her patients begins having dreams in which he has a hunger for a child – a child he can describe in perfect detail, and who matches the missing five year old.
Die for You
by Lisa Unger
When successful novelist Isabel Raines learns that everyone that her husband worked with is dead–and that her missing husband has been legally dead for some time–she will not rest until she finds the truth about him. Who he was, where he’s gone, and how he was able to deceive her so completely.
Sister: A Novel
by Rosamund Lupton
As one woman risks everything to uncover the truth about her sister’s last moments, this debut novel with a knockout twist shows that nothing is as durable–and as exceptional–as the bond between sisters.
“The Girl on the Train” has also been favorably compared Hitchcock, so check out any of the late 1950s television series, “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.”