If you are on the hunt for a good book this fall, we’ve got you covered! Nothing is better than curling up with a great read. Be sure to check out some of the titles listed below and don’t forget to support your local bookstore!
Billy Summers– Stephen King
No thriller list is complete without good ol’ Stephen King. His newest release Billy Summers is full of unpredictable twists and turns. Billy Summers is the best killer for hire in the game, a decorated Iraq war vet and an incredible sniper shooter. But what happens when everything goes wrong? What happens when Billy wants out? He has one last shot to avenge the crime of an evil man… Can he do it?
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz
Another classic that has been haunting young readers and adults alike for years. A timeless anthology of short spooky stories will keep you feeling ghoulish all month long!
I’ll be Gone in the Dark by Michele McNamara
This incredible read is not for the faint of heart. This book chronicles one woman’s quest to find answers in the Golden State Killer case; an evil man who terrorized California in the ‘70s and ‘80s, resulting in 10 murders and over 50 sexual assaults. This book is spine-chilling and later became the subject of the HBO documentary series of the same name. A must-read for any true crime fan!
Chase Darkness with Me by Billy Jensen
If you read I’ll be Gone in the Dark, then it would be a crime to not follow it up with Chase Darkness with Me. Billy Jensen spent years as a journalist covering unsolved murders, and realized one common thread amongst all of them. Was the killer was still on the loose? This book is a great guide to learn how to solve cold cases from a citizen perspective.
The Girl from Widow Hills by Megan Miranda
Arden was a small child when she was swept away by a rainstorm, only to be found clutching to a storm drain. Her mother wrote a book and fame followed, forcing Arden to change her name to Oliva. But what happens when she feels like she’s being followed and her old life comes back to haunt her?
Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam
A couple, Amanda and Clay, rent a house in a remote part of Long Island for a week to get out of Manhattan. But one night, homeowners Ruth and G.H. knock on the door with the unexpected news of a blackout – no power, no cell service or internet. What happened in New York and who can really be trusted?
Let us know what you think of any of the books listed below and be sure to leave a recommendation of our own in the comments down below!
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