Psychological Thrillers

All Fall DownAll Fall Down / Ally Carter 

After being hospitalized for insisting that her mother was murdered, not killed in an accidental fire, Grace goes to live with her grandfather for a fresh start, but when she sees her mothers murderer again, her past comes back to haunt her.

 

ComplicitComplicit / Stephanie Kuehn

Jamie’s mother was murdered when he was six, about seven years later his sister Cate was incarcerated for burning down a neighbor’s barn, and now Jamie, fifteen, learns that Cate has been released and is coming back for him, blaming him for all the bad things that led to her arrest.

 

Dear KillerDear Killer / Katherine Ewell

Kit, a seventeen-year-old moral nihilist serial killer, chooses who to kill based on anonymous letters left in a secret mailbox, while simultaneously maintaining a close relationship with the young detective in charge of the murder cases.

 

Desert AngelDesert Angel / Charlie Price

In the California desert, fourteen-year-old Angel is on the run from the man who abused her, killed her mother, and intends to kill her too.

 

FlipFlip / Martyn Bedford

A teenager wakes up inside another boy’s body and faces a life-or-death quest to return to his true self or be trapped forever in the wrong existence.

 

In BetweenThe In-Between / Barbara Stewart

Fourteen-year-old Elanor Moss’s suicide attempt leads her family toward a new start in New York, but tragedy strikes before they arrive and while grieving and recovering Ellie meets Madeline Torus, a mysterious girl who becomes more than a best friend–and worst enemy.

 

Into the GreyInto the Grey / Celine Kiernan

When they must move to an isolated seashore cottage after a fire, twins Dom and Pat see a strange boy, possibly a ghost, and Pat realizes his twin is dying and only he can help by finding clues in his dreams and his grandmother’s memory.

 

Season of the Witch Season of the Witch / Mariah Fredericks

A girl who is bullied experiments with witchcraft in order to get revenge on her attackers

 

 

Space Between TreesThe Space Between Trees / Kate Williams

When the body of a classmate is discovered in the woods, sixteen-year-old Evie’s lies wind up involving her with the girl’s best friend, trying to track down the killer.

 

Twisted FateTwisted Fate / Norah Olson

Told from separate viewpoints, unfolds how sisters Sydney and Ally Tate’s relationship changes as they get involved with their new neighbor, Graham, an artist with a videocamera who has a mysterious–and dangerous–past.

 

Vanishing GirlsVanishing Girls / Lauren Oliver

Reminiscent of E. Lockhart’s We Were Liars, this book begs for a re-read after you finish it. Nick, the main character, is recovering from a devastating trauma. Her family life is turned upside down, and a longtime childhood friendship is strained due to her sister’s exploits.

 

Walls Around UsThe Walls Around Us / Nova Ren Suma

Orianna and Violet are ballet dancers and best friends, but when the ballerinas who have been harassing Violet are murdered, Orianna is accused of the crime and sent to a juvenile detention center where she meets Amber and they experience supernatural events linking the girls together.

 

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