“The night is dark and full of terrors,” you say? Perfect. Here are five suspenseful audiobooks that will creep you out even more than you already are, while leaving your hands free to carve pumpkins, bake bat cookies, and fight off a palpable sense of unease.
Claire is a hardworking doctor leading a quiet life in London…and the daughter of the most notorious murder suspect in the country. When her missing father returns, things get complicated, and terrifying, rather quickly. Bonus eerie points for being inspired by one of the most notorious unsolved crimes of the 20th century, and perfect for listening to while rain pelts your windows.
â€śBreathtaking…As shocking as it is satisfying.â€ť—The New York Times Book Review
Listen to an excerptA Double Life
Written by two-time Edgar Award-winning author Lori Roy and read by Sophie Amoss and Audie Award-winning actor Michael Crouch, The Disappearing is a tale of the worst kind of homecoming. If you like stories about small towns gone wrong, serial killers, and lone wolf heroines up against serious baddies, don’t miss this one. Ideal for drives down country roads in the dark.
Listen to an excerptThe Disappearing
From the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Special Topics in Calamity Physics and Night Film comes a Young Adult psychological suspense thriller—narrated by Phoebe Strole—in which fears are physical and memories come alive. This one isn’t just for teens—it’s also for adults who like their audiobooks twisty and addictive.
“Strole expertly balances her pace and intensity to keep listeners on the edge of their seats…”—AudioFile
Listen to an excerptNeverworld Wake
The second audiobook in the #1 internationally bestselling Detective Joona Linna series, The Nightmare finds Joona teaming up with a national security agent to find the link between two mysterious, seemingly unrelated deaths. A fast-paced listen for gray day commutes.
Listen to an excerptThe Nightmare