The best crime and thriller books of 2020

Here’s our edit of the most exciting crime and thriller books of 2020, as well as the best thrillers and crime novels of 2019.

10/01/2020

From edge-of-your-seat psychological thrillers to gripping period crime novels, 2020 is set to be a nail-biting year for crime and thriller books. Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen return with their gripping third novel, another stunning psychological thriller about a group of women who appear to have it all, while David Baldacci's hero Amos Decker returns in a new action-packed crime thriller.  Here, we’ve curated our edit of the best thrillers and crime novels of 2020, and for even more inspiration we look back at the very best crime and thriller books of 2019.

 

The best new crime and thriller books of 2020

 

The best crime and thriller books of 2019

 

For even more edge of your seat recommendations, watch the Book Break episode below, where Emma shares the psychological thrillers everyone is going to be talking about this year: