The experience of listening to a thriller on audio is a unique one. Hearing the characters in action as they wind their way through the psychological twists and turns makes the tale that much more suspenseful and nail-biting. From body doubles to serial killers to cold cases in Copenhagen, check out our list of the latest and greatest mystery and thriller audiobooks.
The newspaper refers to the body only as Victim 2117â€”the two thousand one hundred and seventeenth refugee to die in the Mediterranean Sea. But to three people, the unnamed victim is so much more, and the death sets off a chain of events that throws Department Q, Copenhagenâ€™s cold cases division led by Detective Carl MĂ¸rck, into a deeply dangerousâ€”and deeply personalâ€”case.
A strange man discovers our nameless narrator, read by Emily Rankin, selling popcorn at a decrepit small-town movie theater and offers her an odd and lucrative position: she will forget her job, her acquaintances, even her name, and move to Los Angeles, where she will become the body double of the famous and troubled celebrity Rosanna Feld. But as she makes her public debut as Rosanna, dining at elegant restaurants, shopping in stylish boutiques, and finally risking a dinner party with Rosanna’s true inner circle, alarming questions begin to arise.
â€śThis auspicious debut will get under the readerâ€™s skin and stay there.â€ť – Publishers Weekly
A mother with nothing left to lose who sets out on an all-consuming quest for justice after her daughter is murdered on the town playground. Sometimes the answers are worse than the questions. Sometimes it’s better not to know.
This new masterpiece of suspense is brought to life by series narrator Kaleo Griffith. Main character Colter Shaw is a career “reward-seeker,” making his living locating missing persons and collecting reward money in return. In the course of his search for a missing woman, he visits the police station in the small Kansas town of Humble, and, is pulled into a puzzling hostage case. As Shaw begins investigating, he begins to realize that nothing about the hostage situation is as it seems, including the hostage himself.
When Katie Straw’s body is pulled from the waters of the local suicide spot, the police are ready to write it off as a standard-issue female suicide. But the residents of the domestic violence shelter where Katie worked disagree. These women have spent weeks or even years waiting for the men they’re running from to catch up with them. They know immediately: This was murder.