If You Like BBC Crime Dramas, You’ll Love These Thrillers

If you are as obsessed with dark, well-written BBC dramas like Luther and Broadchurch as we are, then you’ll be just as obsessed with these dark, well-written crime thrillers.

The Child

An old house in a gentrifying section of London is demolished, and a tiny skeleton is found. Journalist Kate Waters investigates, unearthing connections to a crime that rocked the city decades earlier.
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The Thirst
Author: Jo Nesbo
Read By: John Lee

In this electrifying new thriller from the author of The Snowman, Inspector Harry Hole, having left the police force after his last case, must join the force again to hunt down a serial murderer who targets his victims on Tinder.
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Persons Unknown

In this brilliant crime novel, Detective Manon Bradshaw investigates her most personal case yet, a high-profile murder in which her own family falls under suspicion.
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The Owl Always Hunts at Night
Author: Samuel Bjork
Read By: Laura Paton

A troubled teenage orphan disappears and is then found murdered, her body arranged on a bed of feathers. Veteran investigator Holger Munch and star investigator Mia Kruger jump on the case. They must hunt the killer down before he strikes again.
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UNSUB
Author: Meg Gardiner
Read By: Hillary Huber

A riveting psychological thriller inspired by the never-caught Zodiac Killer. A young detective is determined to apprehend the man who destroyed her family and terrorized a city twenty years earlier.
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Shadow Man
Author: Alan Drew
Read By: Will Damron

Detective Ben Wade has returned to his hometown in search of a quieter life for his family. Suddenly, though, the community finds itself at the mercy of a serial killer who slips into people’s homes at night. Ben and forensic specialist Natasha Betencourt struggle to stay one step ahead of the killer.
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