7 Heartpounding Books Just Like All The Missing Girls
If you loved All the Missing Girls, you'll love these 7 thrillers too!
If You Love All the Missing Girls, Check These Books Out!
Megan Miranda's New York Times Bestselling book, All the Missing Girls is the perfect sort of thriller we all want to read: exciting, nail-biting, and a page-turner until the very end. Once you've read it, there are thankfully books like All the Missing Girls that are incredible choices to read next.
Once you finish these novels, your next step is to seek out more books by these same authors, who all have more fantastic thrillers, mysteries, and suspense books in their bibliography. Your Goodreads list will be jampacked with great books for months to come!
Content Warning: Something to keep in mind is that many, if not all, of these novels contain very sensitive topics that may not be for everyone, including death and murder, sexual assault and rape, and more.
1. Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine
In Rachel Caine's Stillhouse Lake, housewife Gina Royal's life gets turned upside when her husband is revealed to be a serial killer. Her now ex-husband gets sent to prison, Gina becomes the victim of online stalkers and trolls who believe she was complicit in her husband's crimes. So she decides to reinvent herself as Gwen Proctor, moving to a remote house on Stillhouse Lake. But that's when threatening letters begin coming threatening to expose Gwen. She must fight for the lives of herself and her kids, and this time, she ready.
2. A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena
Shari Lapena's novel, A Stranger in the House, is about couple whose lives are upended when the wife, Karen, vanishes from the home. The police inform Tom Karen has been found after a car accident in a seedy part of time. She's mostly okay but for the fact she's can't remember "what she was doing or where she was when she crashed," something the cops believed to be convenient. She returns home and realizes something isn't right. Someone has been in their house, bringing forth more questions than answers.
3. Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
You may be more familiar with Gillian Flynn's books, Gone Girl and Sharp Objects, but Dark Places is also an amazing read! It's the story of Libby Day, a woman who survived the brutal murder of her mother and two sisters. Libby's testimony sent her teenage brother to prison. Twenty-five years later, Libby is contacted by a group called the Kill Club who believe Ben may be innocent and want her help. For a paycheck, Libby will help them, a killer unknowingly on her heels.
4. The Scholarship by Jaime Maddox
Jaime Maddox's The Scholarship is about Ella Townes, a woman looking for a little peace in her life. She decides to move to the mountains she spent her summers and soon finds a friend in Cassidy Ryan, a woman with Down syndrome, along with her beautiful sister Reese. Ella becomes part of a memorial scholarship in honor of her childhood friend who was murdered, a girl who also had ties to Reese. After the scholarship is announced, a murderer desperate to keep a secret concealed with stop at nothing, even if it means taking more lives.
5. Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
Karin Slaughter's never fail to take the reader on an exhilarating ride, and Pretty Girls, a story of three sisters, is no different. It's been twenty years since Claire and Lydia's sister Julia disappeared when they were just teenagers. Now, Claire is a trophy wife to a millionaire and Lydia is a single mother trying to make ends meet, and they sisters have no relationship. Then Claire's husband is murdered, but what is his connection to Julia's disappearance so long ago? And what secrets with the sisters uncover along the way?
6. Final Girls by Riley Sager
In Riley Sagers' Final Girls, six college students went on vacation ten years ago, but only one returned, the lone survivor of "a horror movie-scale massacre." Along with Lisa and Sam, Quincy becomes part of a club dubbed by the press as the Final Girls, survivors who have survived similar experiences. Quincy is doing sort-of okay, at least until the first Final Girl, Lisa, winds up dead in her bathtub, and Sam shows up at her home. Now Quincy must try to figure out Sam's truth from her lies, evade both reporters and police, and remember what really happened that night ten years ago.
7. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
Called an "enthralling story reminiscent of Agatha Christie's works," *The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware is about travel journalist Lo Blacklock, who has been given an assignment to cover a story about an exclusive cruise. The trip begins wonderfully, but turns to terror when Lo watches a woman get thrown overboard. However, all passengers are accounted for and the cruise continues on as if nothing happened.
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