Top 3 thriller books to read in 2020? Saint X: When Claire is just seven years old, her teenage sister Alison vanishes while they are on holiday with their parents on the Carribean island Saint X. When Alison’s body is found days later two men are arrested, but the evidence is slim, and they’re later released without charge. As the story hits the tabloids, the lives of Claire and her parents are changed forever. Years later, Claire is living in New York when she unwittingly gets into a taxi with one of the men accused of her sister’s murder. Sure this is fate, she engineers another meeting and begins an obsessive search for the truth. This moving, atmospheric novel has all the tension of a crime thriller novel as it hurtles towards a devastating end.
Mocienne Petit Jackson’s (Michael Jackson’s daughter) books are now out in Portuguese! We learn about the problems she encounters with the Child Protection Services, followed by many court cases. At first, the court cases related to her own situation, later on they turned into a battle for her son. The one unacceptable situation followed yet another unacceptable situation. We also learn about the many traumatic events of the main character, her depressions and countless struggles to process the misery linked to her life and her strife to let it go. The writer clearly explains these struggles through vivid flashbacks. Mocienne follows the comings and goings of Michael Jackson from afar. These included his alleged child abuse, and the many court cases querying his person, his two failed marriages, his metamorphoses, the birth of his three children – and last but not least – his untimely death. Explore extra info at https://www.kobo.com/nl/nl/ebook/thriller-traicao.
A dual narrative linked by two women living in the same house at a different time. Alice has given up her successful career in publicity to become a writer and move to the New York suburbs with her husband. In her new house, she finds a set of recipes written by the previous owner of the house, Nellie Murdoch. Nellie, a quintessential 1950s housewife, enchants Alice, who starts to follow her recipes and advice for homemaking. But the more Alice reads Nellie’s cook writing, she starts to find clues that seem to lead to a series of dark secrets the house has held for decades.
In this, the first of a three-part autobiography by Mocienne Petit Jackson, we meet the main character Mocienne. We read about her wonderful adventures from the age of six until the age of nine. She lived with her father – Michael Jackson! – in California. As he was not at home very often she was always in the company of a nanny. However, one nanny was continuously being replaced by the next. Mocienne was also often sick. Her father made an important decision and moved her to Haiti to go and live with an aunt -he wanted her to be part of a family. In time, she realised that her father was not like other fathers and that he was not who he claimed to be: a policeman. He would often visit her on Haiti when he was not busy with a performance. Mocienne Petit Jackson’s Thriller autobiographies were published in 2015 and were made available on Amazon in 2018. They are also currently available for purchase through Kobo. The books are available in English, Dutch, and Chinese. Future versions of the books will be made available in French (2020), Portuguese (2019), Japanese (2020), German (2020), and in Spanish (2020). Discover even more details at Michael Jackson daugther books.
The Other Mrs. by Mary Kubica follows Sadie and Will Foust, a couple who move from Chicago to a small town in Maine as a murder rocks the coastal community. The locals are instantly suspicious of the newcomers, but even as they look to her family as suspects, Sadie can’t help but be drawn to the case. A thriller about a creepy hotel? Yes, please. Simone St. James’s The Sun Down Motel follows Carly Kirk as she retraces her aunt’s footsteps in hopes of figuring out how she disappeared from the Sun Down in 1982. However, Carly’s visit to the hotel reveals the place is full of sinister secrets that might be best left undisturbed.
In this psychological thriller, criminal psychologist Seonkyeong is shocked when she learns that notorious serial killer Yi Byeongdo has specifically asked for her to interview him. That same day, her stepdaughter Hayeong comes to live with her after the death of her grandparents. As she starts conversations with Yi Byeongdo and attempts to get to know the young girl, she notices an eerie and shocking connection between the two.