In the sandy days on the beach or during the cool summer nights, our desire for breathtaking action and tied puzzles rises sharply. The site has selected the best thrillers and crime novels (and a collection of stories) that are part of Amazon’s “The 100 Crime and Thrillers You Need to Read in Your Life.”
The books that follow are classical in the genre, and the film adaptations are long remembered. If you reach them, know that you are most likely to spend the night awake with a nose stuck in exciting reading …
Time to Kill, John Grisham
There is something more difficult than finding the killer. Crimes and perpetrators are clear, but the moral dilemma is hard to resolve. The bet is the life of a man who has faced the law in the name of family honor, and the reputation of a young lawyer who, despite threats and common sense, is dealing with the case.
“Ten Little Negroes,” Agatha Christie
Ten people who have committed crimes but have somehow got out of hand are gathered on a small island to bear the consequences of their deeds. Someone avenues, inspired by … a children’s song.
“Ten Little Negroes” is Agatha Christie’s most popular novel. With over 100 million copies sold to date, it is the world’s best-selling crime novel and the seventh most popular book of all time.
“Before I fall asleep,” Stephen Watson
Stephen Watson’s phenomenal debut engages us in the unusual life of Christine Lucas. Having suffered an accident that deprived her of long-term memory, she wakes up every day with the consciousness of twenty and feels the man in her bed. Christine begins to keep a diary on the recommendation of his psychiatrist. Each day, described in it, is becoming more and more strange, and the future seems more and more frightening.
Cape Fear, John D. McDonald
Sam Bowden is a happy family man. She has a good job, a beautiful wife and two children. His life looks perfect as long as the past does not begin to catch him slowly. Max Cady has served his eight-year sentence and intends to take revenge – slow and painful, to the guilty for his conviction.
“The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes,” Arthur Conan Doyle
“Sherlock Holmes Adventures” is the first book of 12 writer’s story by Arthur Conan Doyle about the legendary Sherlock Holmes, who, with his cool mind and irony professionalism, has over the years proved to be the most popular detective in the literature.
Sherlock Holmes’s figure appears in 56 narratives and 4 novels written between 1887-1927 and to this day inspired many interpertations.
Do not say goodbye, Jillian Flynn
The book follows the story of a young woman who disappeared without a mark on the fifth anniversary of the amolichnostta na born of her wedding. The lies of her husband Nick are gradually coming to light and his life becomes hell, and readers will make sure the truth is always very different from the seeming.
“The Identity of Bourne,” Robert Ludlum
The sea waves throw him on the shore near the little French village, and he does not remember absolutely anything – not his name, his profession, nor his life. He can only trust his own body, which has remembered everything important. “The identity of Bourne” is based on documentary evidence of the crimes of Carlos Chakala.
“Something is waiting … among the trees,” Tara French
Tana French’s novel explores the darkness hidden under the surface of ordinary people. And it brings the reader into the territory of evil beyond human imagination and to the unexplainable. Detective Rob Ryan is forced to return to the ghosts of his childhood to seek answers to buried questions.
“The Men Who Hated Women,” Stig Larsson
In the first part of the Millennium trilogy, wealthy industrialist Henrik Vanger offers Michael Bloomquist a tremendous fee if he can figure out the mystery of the disappearance of his beloved niece. Bloom and Superbiker Lisbeth Salander fall into a circle of dynamic events and trials in a world of family hatred and financial scandal in which killers-psychopaths roam.
“Place to kill,” Lee Child
Margraph is such a perfect city that it scares. Former military policeman Jack Reacher arrives in the city with the intention of staying for only a few days. After Reacher’s arrival, however, a murder was committed in Markgraf for the first time in thirty years, and the suspicions fall on the only foreigner in the city.