A Well-Written Pageturner please!

(14 Posts)
BaconAndAvocado Sun 10-May-15 22:16:13

Have just finished Saskia Sarginson's "Without You". A taut psychological thriller which I couldn't put down but also, I thought, was well-written.

Any other ideas for books of this ilk?

RitaCrudgington Sun 10-May-15 22:18:10

I think Thomas Harris has a particularly elegant prose style. He lost the plot after Hannibal, but Silence of the Lambs is brilliant if you've never read it.

BikeRunSki Sun 10-May-15 22:25:48

Anything by Douglas Kennedy

southeastdweller Mon 11-May-15 07:11:28

Notes on a Scandal, by Zoe Heller.

PotteringAlong Mon 11-May-15 07:15:33

I am pilgrim by Terry Hayes

DuchessofMalfi Mon 11-May-15 07:59:56

The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert. I loved it.

Clawdy Mon 11-May-15 10:16:01

Aren't We Sisters? by Patricia Ferguson is a wonderful,compulsive read.

TheCountessofFitzdotterel Mon 11-May-15 10:36:50

Mary Torjussen - The Lonely Cool Before Dawn and My Time, Your Time.

runningvixen Mon 11-May-15 14:44:23

In the Canyons of Shadow and Light, by Emily Donoho.

It's a psychological drama/police procedural set in New York. Absolutely incredible book - and the author wasn't afraid to show their characters' failings either.

grahamnortonsbeard Mon 11-May-15 18:52:58

Ooh yes, I've read both of Mary Torjussen's books. Both are really good.

fairfat40 Sun 17-May-15 16:25:24

you should have known, by jean hanff korelitz (sp?). I've read a few books that professed to be the new Gone Girl. They weren't. THis one was well-written - kept me rivetted

Fridaysbookworm Tue 19-May-15 10:04:19

I enjoyed 'daughter' by Jane Shemilt and 'before I go to sleep' by SJ Watson and couldn't put them down till I had finished

Tomodachi Tue 19-May-15 10:06:37

I second "I am Pilgrim".

BaconAndAvocado Tue 19-May-15 19:42:45

Thanks all. I've just bought Girl on a Train and A God in Ruins (not a thriller but I adore Kate Atkinson )

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