5 Underrated Books to give you the Thrills this Winter

5 Underrated Books to give you the Thrills this Winter

Just a blink of an eye and here we are – already entering November! If your year has been monotonous and you find yourself looking for some excitement, we just have the perfect book list for you! As the winter season approaches to give you the chills, we bring to you five underrated books that will leave you enthralled and wanting for more! So get your blankets and hot cuppas ready, as we dive right into the magical land of books.

5 Underrated Books to give you the Thrills this Winter

1. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

One of the most underrated books of Agatha Cristie, this book is a must-read for all detective fiction lovers, ‘The Murder of Roger Ackroyd’ is a baffling thriller and murder mystery that will keep you guessing till the very end. A  murder is committed in the village of King’s Abbot and detective Hercule Poirot is called to solve it. Full of twists and turns and a story that involves blackmail along with suicide and a violent death; this book will catch your attention right from the beginning and you’ll find yourself invested in this intricate thriller.

With its ingenious plot, mysterious characters and an ending you’ll never be able to guess, this book will astound you and make it clear why Agatha Christie is in the upper echelons of the best thriller and mystery writers of all time.

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Cristie


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2. Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson:

A psychological thriller, ‘ Her Every Fear’  is just the book to give you the chills. This book will mess with your mind with its suspenseful plot.  Kate Priddy, the protagonist, is caught in a tight vice of manipulation and betrayal. She becomes a prisoner of her mind. The scare tactics will lead you to explore the darkest parts of the human psyche.

 Downright electrifying, this underrated thriller will cause the hair on your neck to stand and you’ll experience what happens when her ‘every fear’ becomes her ‘reality’.

Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson


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3.The Perfect Child by Lucinda Berry:

The book follows the life of Dr Christopher Bauer and his wife Hannah. The couple has it all – except a child. They take in a young girl, Janie, and their life is never the same. Despite going through unimaginable horrors and trauma, Janie seems to be the perfect child, but is she?

‘The Perfect Child’ is a captivating and a spine chilling thriller that will keep you at the edge of your seats. It will mesmerize you with its intensity and the beautifully tragic stories of the characters. The story won’t let you go once you’re caught in its tight grip.

The Perfect Child by Lucinda Berry


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4. The Secrets of Lost Stones by Melissa Payne

This book revolves around 32-year-old woman, Jess Abbot, who has lost her everything; even her 8-year-old son Chance, to a tragic accident. Jess is a ‘loose end’ who is in need of closure. Star, a teenager with a secret too shameful to share, enters the life of Jess. And then there’s the boy with heart-shaped stones, who comes with a hope of reconciliation and warning. 

The pieces of the book come together beautifully and bring to you an amazing page-turner, which is the perfect blend of emotions, suspense and thriller. Along with a hint of the supernatural, Jess and Star are brought together and are saved by the very thing that destroyed them.

 The Secrets of Lost Stones by Melissa Payne


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5. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

  The book is set in the 1945s in Barcelona, the time of the Spanish Civil War. Daniel, a young boy, is taken to the Cemetery of Forgotten Books where Daniel chooses a book – or perhaps the book chooses him and what ensues is an unforgettable journey. The book touches his soul and Daniel is forever entangled with the fate of the author and the book.

A must-read for all Literature lovers, this book is poetic storytelling with just the right amount of suspense. We experience Gothic literature at it’s finest and with its captivating plot, the book will fade away your reality.

 The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón


Buy the book here: https://www.amazon.in/Shadow-Wind-Cemetery-Forgotten-Books/dp/0753820250/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=the+shadows+of+the+wind&qid=1604583476&sr=8-2

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