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15 Best crime thriller dark fiction books of all time

15 Best crime thriller dark fiction books of all time, such as Into the Water, Behind Her Eyes, The Heist Artist, My Sister, the Serial Killer, Sadie
In today's article, I am going to be recommending the 15 Best crime thriller dark fiction books of all time.

Honestly, I feel like a lot of things come under the thriller genre within the fiction genre there are dark thrillers, psychological thrillers, crime thrillers, mystery thrillers, and so many others. 

15 Best Crime Thriller Dark Fiction Books of All Time

I'm simply going to be recommending the 15 Best thriller dark crime fiction books of all time and they will be mystery, psychological, dark crime fiction everything. 

So grab your popcorn sit back tight and get ready to get some best thriller books of all time and some dark crime fiction recommendations that will move you.

1. Into the Water: A Novel 

The first book that I want to recommend is 'into the water' by Paulo Hokkien and I have recommended this book a lot of times before. I used to be a nonfiction reader but then I got this book as a gift and I was like let me just dive into it especially. 

The story of two sisters one of the sisters has died they used to hurt each other basically they never talked before the sister died and when Jewels the sister that is alive comes to know that her sister is dead she has actually received a message like a voicemail on her phone which says that you know the dead sister really needs to meet her.

And now Jules is afraid she has no idea what is going on and this is the book that demystifies the mystery of how Nell who is the sister died and what happened and what's the whole story. 

This book has a lot of multiple narrations so it's a little confusing to read but I'm telling you I was not a fiction reader when I started reading this and still it was a lot of fun for me so if you are into reading already even if you haven't read a lot of narrations before and something like that.

You can pick it up but you will be a little confused the thrilling part and the mystery is amazing till the last freaking line you don't come to know what actually happened and it goes beyond the whole mystery part it's a very very beautiful story so if you want to read something like that pick it up.

2. Behind Her Eyes: A Suspenseful Psychological Thriller 


Behind Her Eyes: A Suspenseful Psychological Thriller by Sarah Pinborough

This book I read in June and the book is a little expensive but if you can buy it then amazing for you and it is basically just it's like a normal story of a woman who is really suspicious of her husband you know whether he's cheating her. 

So if you want to read something extremely dark and thrilling and you don't want to know what the answer is till the end I'm telling you to want to be able to find out who the answer which is like the question. I'm so confused right now because I can't give away anything there is literally nothing. 

I can say about it but it is very easy to read the language is very easy the entire story is very enjoyable you won't know the mystery till the end but just one thing to remember is that if you are not like if you are very very realistic and you want everything realistic only then you may not enjoy the book or you may not like the ending. 

You will be like what the hell are you, what were those four roses you may be like that but if you're okay with that if you accept the imaginary powers of the author and the entire story did your mother like to love me after reading this book.

3. The Heist Artist 

The next book is 'the heist artist' by Vish Dhamija. this is a story of work perhaps saying who is a con artist and he is trying to like to leave that entire corn industry and he to lead a normal life but he gets an offer to do another Kong project and the money that he gets from that is like huge and he's like if he is able to acquire that money then it will be easy for him to start his new life 

But this new project is not just like any control check it becomes life-threatening and Val has to grow and go through everything but it's such a nice story. I think you know classified as crime fiction though with amnesia is famous for his legal fiction. I think this is crime fiction, it is amazing the writing style is very very easy. 

It's so simple, I'm telling you that when you read it or when you look at it from far away you'll be like it's so simple but there's a lot going on in the book. it is not just about the project it is about a lot more things, if you are a beginner in the thriller war you don't want to be completely mind-boggles trade away and you like crying kind of thrillers then this is the box.

4. My Sister, the Serial Killer: A Novel 

The next book is 'my sister the serial killer' by Oyinkan Braithwaite. This is the story of two sisters the younger sister is a serial killer and the elder sister is always cleaning up her younger sister's mess all the time but things become interesting and go kind of crazy when the younger sister starts dating the crush of the older sister. 

It is very very short to read so if you don't have a lot of time. if you are like you want a very fast-paced book then this is the book for you. the language is very easy if you're completely new to the reading world you may be a little confused but only a little confused not a lot.

5. Murder on the Orient Express 


Murder on the Orient Express: A Hercule Poirot Mystery by Agatha Christie

The next book is 'Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie and you guys know I've talked about this book a lot before also this is the story of the Orient Express where there are 14 passengers. 

One of them dies and the detective that is on the train has to figure out who the killer was because the stray train is stuck in the snow, a very simple plot line but I am telling you you won't be able to guess the killer till the end. The writing style is amazing about acoustic him like she's awesome and it's all those mingled up. 

I'm not able to build up like it's not building up to anything that is happening, I don't understand but in the ending, I was like whoa and I was like what the hell was going through errata Kristi's brain that she was able to write this piece of art except we have stayed you by quoting me summers now.

6. Sadie: A Novel 


Sadie: A Novel by Courtney Summers 

This is the story of Sadie and her younger sister has died who was Maddie and she has been killed and now Sadie wants to find out who the murderer was and she's affected you know very very bad way like mentally. 

So she has she's doing some stuff basically to find out who the killer was and again the thing is that about filler books, guys because I think I'm repeating this thing, again and again, there is not a lot that I can tell you guys about the story because then I will give away a spoiler so again and this is globe but there's a lot going on in the book but why I'm recommending this is again the ending is like it blows your mind and - I'm highly recommending it.

7. I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death 


I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death by Maggie O'Farrell

Next up we have 'I Am, I Am, I Am' by Maggie O'Farrell. This is not a fiction book, it is nonfiction, it is the author's experience with near-death lives, it is the author of 17 near-death experiences. This is not exactly a thriller but it is thrilling because the near-death experiences have been explained with such attention to detail that it boggles your mind. 

You know like every single time like in every single story so this is like a memoir but it is a lot of fun to read and it just becomes more fun because it's all real everything else is fiction this is all real so if you want to read something like that nonfiction it's easy to read but a little complex because of the words that have been used as a few words are difficult so that may be a little troublesome you may have to do a little bit of google search that is it but apart from that if you want to read something real and thrilling this is the book for you.

8. Gone Girl 

The next book is 'Gone Girl' by Gillian Flynn. I hope that's how you take the name again a very very dark book there is a movie also based on the book. The movie is nice, but the movie also has like very very dark. The book is darker of course and it is the story of a woman who disappears one day but like she did suspect. 

The guys are like where is my wife had she been kidnapped has she been how she died what is going on so this is the basic plotline. just hoping I'd not give a giveaway and give spoilers it is one of the darkest books I have ever read I am telling you it is disgusting at certain points so if you can take it to read it.

9. Bird Box: A Novel 

Next up we have 'Bird Box' by Josh Mallerman. This is the story it is very very relatable actually especially during this lockdown because even in that book people are at home they are not going outside because there is a curvature that is you know what like possessing the people because of which people kill themselves. 

So you cannot be possessed by that creature and that is the reason you are not supposed to go out of the house that is basically one thing but then there is this woman and she has children and she has to take care of them and reach a place that is completely safe for all of them. 

I haven't read the book but I have watched the movie so in the book I am pretty sure and one of my friends Angela says that the book is way more than what the movie is so that is the reason I am recommending it again it is dark but more than dark it is extremely thrilling.

10. Sniper's Eye 

Next up we have 'Snipers Eye' by Mainak Dhar. This is the story of a man who was leading a very very normal mundane life until one day he goes out to a theater and somebody gets shot now suddenly his past is coming out of the closet and we see that there are a lot of things that we did not know about this normal man and then he gets involved into it. 

And then it is the whole story of you know what his past was how does affect his future who was the sniper and all those kinds of things I loved this book so much it was also by an Indian author lovely it will send to me as a review copy lovely I loved it a lot so if you want to read something simple yet mysterious this is the book for you.

11. Death and Dishonor: Revenge is Everything 


Death and Dishonor: Revenge is Everything by Abhimanyu Saxena

Next up we have 'Death and Dishonor' by Abhimanyu Saxena. This is the story of a man Alchun who was having like a very nice happy life but then something happens because of which his whole life is disrupted. he's become this portion who is just with demise himself and he is just diving into his loneliness and everything bad. 

However, because of a similar situation, he has to get back up and he has to fight he has to do a lot of things to kind of demystify. 

I'm using nobody mister has so much in this article, do you mystify the mysteries, he wants to know a lot of things so he has to do a lot of things because of it he gets caught up in a middle of a lot of mess and everything.

I loved this book because of how many twists were there every single time when I could, I would feel like okay fine now I am getting a hang of the story that it's going to go this way it would start going on this way so that is one thing that I loved. 

but this is just the first part it is a part of the series everybody knows if you are watching this you better come up with a second book very very soon or me along with everybody else who's gonna read this book it is going to come out for you because this is just the first part so if you're okay with waiting and you know you're okay with series pick this book up the language is very easy.

12. Prisoner of Yakutsk - The Subhash Chandra Bose Mystery 


Prisoner of Yakutsk - The Subhash Chandra Bose Mystery by Shreyas Bhave

The next book is The 'Prisoner of Yakutsk' by Shreyas Bhave. This is the story of how the constancy of how Subash Chandra Bose Netaji died and along with that there is another story going on grandfather. 

I guess grandfather had died now there are two storylines but then they kind of need after a few pages it is a political thriller and again it is easy to read it is but it will take you time to kind of like dive into the book so you know it captures you a little late but I'm pretty sure that you know if you're a very curious portion and you want to know what happens next then you will love the book. 

Once you are sucked into it then you will love the book but it just takes a little bit of time for you to like completely dive into it that is one thing the language is easy but again because of the different timelines and different narrations, it may be a little confusing for you. 

If you are a beginner so these are the two things to keep in mind but apart from that it is a lovely story so if you want to read a political thriller this is the book for you.

13. I Hid My Voice 

This is not exactly a thriller but it is dark fiction it is also known as domestic fiction as I told you there are a lot of fish genres that come under thrillers and I did not want to miss this one out this is the story of who is mute like he doesn't talk and his mother is always supportive but his father and everybody else is always telling him that he's and everything because of that he has a notion in his mind that every single child who was are the children of their mother and every single child who's a super-smart and all that stuff they are the children of their father so he does not accept his father to be his own father, he thinks that his father is the only he is only the father of his brother who was excellent at school but in this is his journey of discovering his own voice as much as.

It is very dark it is very very dark for a child to be like this I loved how the author was able to go inside the brain of such a young child and explain everything. it was dark but it was also very emotional. 

I learned a lot of things about how children can be and you know their psychology so this is can this can also be known as a psychological thriller so if you want to need something like that the language is very very very very very very easy it's a beginner-friendly book you can pick this book.

14. Susanna's Seven Husbands  

But not least I want to recommend 'Susanna's Seven Husbands' by Ruskin Bond. We're asking born this is the story of the seven husbands or just like the title suggests but they are all dying in a very mysterious way. 

That is basically the only thing that I can say about the book and for anybody who doesn't know this book is also adapted into a movie which is son Sarcone's mouth. 

This book is very very dark but it was a lot of fun to read how they're holed up how they're all dying and like that so yeah again of course badass can bond so it is very easy to read.

15. Dan Brown Books

Next up I want to recommend an author which is Dan Brown is very famous for his thriller books. I have only read one book and that was too long back so I don't want to basically recommend a book without reading it but you can need any book by Dan Brown I'm pretty sure you will not be disappointed 'Origen' and for now 'Angels & Demons, 'Da Vinci Code, a lot of people become readers because of that Da Vinci Code.

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