Thriller > Psychological Thriller

    The Terminal Man by Michael Crichton

Harry Benson suffers from violent seizures. The surgery is successful, but while Benson is in recovery, he discovers how to trigger the pulses himself. To make matters worse his violent impulses have only grown, and he soon escapes the hospital with a deadly agenda. . .

Year: 1972
Genre: Medical ThrillerPsychological Thriller

    Red Dragon by Thomas Harris

FBI agent Will Graham once risked his sanity to capture Hannibal Lecter, an ingenious killer like no other. Now, he's following the bloodstained pattern of the Tooth Fairy, a madman who's already wiped out two families. To find him, Graham has to understand him. To understand him, Graham has only one place left to go: the mind of Dr. Lecter.

Year: 1981
Genre: Psychological ThrillerSerial Killer

    The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

FBI trainee Clarice Starling is given an assignment. She must visit a man confined to a high-security facility for the criminally insane and interview him. That man, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, is a former psychiatrist with unusual tastes and an intense curiosity about the darker corners of the mind.

Year: 1988
Genre: FBIPsychological ThrillerSerial Killer

    Gerald's Game by Stephen King

When a game of seduction between a husband and wife ends in death, the nightmare has only begun...

Year: 1992
Genre: Psychological Thriller

    Just One Look by Harlan Coben

An ordinary snapshot causes a mother's world to unravel in bestselling author Harlan Coben's shocking thriller.

Year: 2004
Genre: Psychological Thriller

    Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker faces a troubling assignment: she must return to her tiny hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. Dogged by her own demons, she must unravel the psychological puzzle of her own past if she wants to get the story--and survive this homecoming.

Year: 2006
Genre: Psychological Thriller


TitleAuthorSeriesGenres & Tags

Beast in View Margaret Millar Psychological Thriller
Collected Millar: The Master at Her Zenith Margaret Millar Missing PersonNoir FictionPsychological Thriller
Gerald's Game Stephen King Psychological Thriller
Hannibal Thomas Harris Dr. Hannibal LecterPsychological ThrillerVengeance
Hannibal Rising Thomas Harris Dr. Hannibal LecterPsychological Thriller
Jack & Jill James Patterson Alex CrossPsychological Thriller
Just One Look Harlan Coben Psychological Thriller
Mystic River Dennis Lehane Psychological Thriller
Pines Blake Crouch Wayward PinesPsychological Thriller
Pop Goes the Weasel James Patterson Alex CrossPsychological Thriller
Prayers for Rain Dennis Lehane Kenzie and GennaroPrivate EyePsychological Thriller
Red Dragon Thomas Harris Dr. Hannibal LecterPsychological ThrillerSerial Killer
Sharp Objects Gillian Flynn Psychological Thriller
Since We Fell Dennis Lehane ConspiracyPsychological Thriller
Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson Gothic HorrorPsychological Thriller
The Last Town Blake Crouch Wayward PinesPsychological Thriller
The Laws of Our Fathers Scott Turow Kindle CountyPsychological Thriller
The Shining Stephen King GhostsHaunted HousePsychological Thriller, Telepathy
The Silence of the Lambs Thomas Harris Dr. Hannibal LecterFBIPsychological ThrillerSerial Killer
The Terminal Man Michael Crichton Medical ThrillerPsychological Thriller
Wayward Blake Crouch Wayward PinesPsychological Thriller