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9 Suspenseful Listens for Your Summer Vacation

One of our favorite genres to take with us on summer vacations is a spine-tingling, heart-pounding suspense story. Whether it’s a trip to the beach, enduring a long plane ride, or enjoying a low-key staycation, you’ll want to make sure your summer is full of these suspenseful audiobooks.

When a young writer accepts a job at a university in the remote English countryside, it’s meant to be a fresh start. When a troubled student starts turning in chapters that blur the lines between fiction and reality, the professor recognizes herself as the main character in his book–and he has written her a horrific fate. Will she be able to stop life imitating art before it’s too late?

Author: Tana French
Read By: Stephen Hogan

Broken Harbor proves anew that [Tana French] is one of the most talented crime writers alive.”—The Washington Post

On one of the half-abandoned “luxuryˮ developments that litter Ireland, Patrick Spain and his two young children have been murdered. His wife, Jenny, is in intensive care. At first, Scorcher, star of the Dublin Murder Squad, thinks itʼs going to be an easy solve, but too many small things canʼt be explained, and this neighborhood—once called Broken Harbor—holds memories for Scorcher and his troubled sister, Dina: childhood memories that Scorcher thought he had tightly under control.

Author: David Bell
Read By: Robbie Daymond

Joshua Fields takes the same flights every week for work. During yet another layover, he meets Morgan, a beautiful stranger with whom he feels an immediate connection. When it’s time for their respective flights, Morgan kisses Joshua passionately, lamenting that they’ll never see each other again. As soon as Morgan disappears in the crowd, Joshua is shocked to see her face on a nearby TV. The reason: Morgan is a missing person….

Author: Riley Sager
Read By: Dylan Moore

“Move over Rosemary’s Baby, urban paranoia has a deliciously Gothic new address.”—Ruth Ware

Jules Larsen has a new job as an apartment sitter at the Bartholomew, one of Manhattan’s most high-profile and mysterious buildings. As she gets to know the residents and staff of the Bartholomew, Jules finds herself drawn to fellow apartment sitter Ingrid, who comfortingly reminds her of the sister she lost eight years ago. And then Ingrid disappears. Searching for the truth about Ingrid’s disappearance, Jules digs deeper into the Bartholomew’s sordid past and into the secrets kept within its walls.

Author: Chris Pavone
Read By: Mozhan Marnò

The Paris Diversion is the best espionage novel I’ve read this year. Smart, sophisticated and suspenseful, this is Pavone’s finest novel to date—and that’s saying something.”—Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Fool Me Once

Kate Moore is back in a pulse-pounding thriller to discover that a massive terror attack across Paris is not what it seems—and that it involves her family

Memory makes reality. That’s what New York City cop Barry Sutton is learning as he investigates the devastating phenomenon the media has dubbed False Memory Syndrome—a mysterious affliction that drives its victims mad with memories of a life they never lived. As Barry searches for the truth, he comes face-to-face with an opponent more terrifying than any disease—a force that attacks not just our minds but the very fabric of the past.


Author: Cristina Alger
Read By: Kyla Garcia

Girls Like Us is the best of psychological suspense: nuanced, expertly fast-paced, and full of surprises you truly don’t see coming.”—Harlan Coben

Worlds collide when an FBI agent investigates a string of grisly murders on Long Island that raises the impossible question: What happens when the primary suspect is your father?

Author: Jo Nesbo and Neil Smith
Read By: John Lee

Brilliant, audaciously rogue police officer, Harry Hole from The Snowman and The Thirst, is back and in the throes of a new, unanticipated rage–once again hunting the murderer who has haunted his entire career.

When a new family moves in across the street Phoebe finds her dull routine infused with the excitement she’s been missing. But with her head turned she’s doesn’t focus on the woman in the rusty car on the street that seems to be spying on her. And she really should be…


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