Books tagged: Psychological Thriller
By Andrée Gratton
Translated by Ian Thomas Shaw
Choosing Eleonore tells the story of a one-way friendship, of tragic loneliness. In it, award-winning Quebec author Andrée A. Gratton explores the syndrome of the delusion of being loved. Centred on two young women: Eleonore and Marianne, this is Marianne's story. From the first ... Read more
By Stan Rogal
A ghostly tale of family ties and madness.
A young man, Ray, returns to where he was born, Weyburn, SK, after several years traveling anonymously around the country. He’s recently been suffering from frightening nightmares and he feels they may have something to do with his ... Read more
By Gina Roitman
Posing the question: who packed the baggage we carry from birth?
Don’t Ask poses the question: who packed the suitcase we carry from birth? In this literary thriller, a woman agonizes over her mother’s suicide and is thrown into turmoil over her attraction to a German. Hannah ... Read more
By Anne Stone
As the world around them collapses under the weight of a slow, creeping virus that erodes memory, fifteen-year-old Dany and her five-year-old sister are on the edge of their own personal apocalypse – fearing separation at the hands of child services. When a dangerous new strain ... Read more
By Larry Tremblay
Translated by Sheila Fischman
Bestselling author Alice Livingstone is dead. She leaves her philosopher husband, Antoine, to deal with her legacy, towards which he feels increasingly estranged. Confronted with his wife’s much-reported disappearance, Antoine revisits their past relationship: open and liberal ... Read more
Arthur Ellis award–winning William Deverell’s 2003 bestseller
In Mind Games, William Deverell returns to the intriguing territory of the law and lawyers and of human psychology and motivation, and he does so in familiar Deverell surroundings: the streets, courtrooms, ... Read more
No Fury Like That is a literary thriller about life and death--and the power of second chances. What is your moral compass? Julia Redner has to die in order to find her answer to this question--but is she really dead or is she being given the opportunity to rethink her life while ... Read more
By J.D. Kurtness
Translated by Pablo Strauss
“Let's be honest: Who hasn't fantasized about shooting someone in the face with a hunting rifle?”
One day, a thirteen-year-old girl decides to startle a classmate. Instead, she accidentally kills him.
And she likes it.
Over the years, she begins experimenting with murder. ... Read more