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Books Like The Silent Patient (10 Books)

The Silent Patient was published by Alex Michaelides in 2019. Here is a list of 10 books like The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides.

Last update: January 11, 2024

1. I Let You Go (2014)

"My steps feel lighter now and I realize it’s because I’m running toward something, and not away from it."

"I Let You Go" by Clare Mackintosh is a gripping psychological thriller that follows Jenna as she tries to escape her painful past, only to be haunted by a tragic hit-and-run. Full of suspense and unexpected twists, this book will leave readers breathless.

  • πŸ“‡ 400 Pages
  • πŸ“ 100,000 - 120,000 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 13 Hours Reading Time

2. The Girl On The Train (2015)

"I have never understood how people can blithely disregard the damage they do by following their hearts."

"The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins is a gripping psychological thriller that takes readers on a dark and twisted journey, immersing them in a world of unreliable narrators, deceit, and secrets. Prepare to be enthralled and constantly guessing until the shocking truth is revealed.

  • πŸ“‡ 336 Pages
  • πŸ“ 84,000 - 100,800 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 11 Hours Reading Time

3. The Couple Next Door (2016)

"Nobody makes that much money without taking advantage of somebody. It's much easier to make money if you don't care who you hurt. If you have scruples, it's much harder to get rich."

In Shari Lapena's gripping thriller, "The Couple Next Door," a seemingly perfect suburban couple's world is shattered when their baby daughter mysteriously disappears during a dinner party, leaving behind a trail of secrets, betrayal, and shocking twists.

  • πŸ“‡ 308 Pages
  • πŸ“ 77,000 - 92,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 10 Hours Reading Time

4. The Last Mrs. Parrish (2017)

"Today she felt especially comforted by the books that climbed the walls. They were a reminder that any knowledge she desired was hers for the asking."

In The Last Mrs. Parrish, Liv Constantine weaves a gripping tale of ambition, betrayal, and psychological manipulation. With unexpected twists and intricate character dynamics, this mesmerizing thriller will keep readers on edge until the very last page.

  • πŸ“‡ 560 Pages
  • πŸ“ 140,000 - 168,000 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 19 Hours Reading Time

5. The Death Of Mrs. Westaway (2018)

"Some situations have no simple resolution; all we can do is steer the course that causes the least harm."

In Ruth Ware's gripping psychological thriller, The Death of Mrs. Westaway, a young tarot card reader receives a mysterious bequest that leads her to an eerie, dilapidated estate and a family with dark secrets, forcing her to confront her own troubled past.

  • πŸ“‡ 368 Pages
  • πŸ“ 92,000 - 110,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time

6. The Hunting Party (2018)

"Some people, given just the right amount of pressure, taken out of their usual, comfortable environments, don’t need much encouragement at all to become monsters."

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley takes readers on a thrilling, atmospheric journey as a group of old friends gather at a remote Scottish lodge for a New Year's celebration. Soon, tensions rise, secrets surface, and one guest is found dead. A chilling, page-turning mystery that will keep you hooked until the very end.

  • πŸ“‡ 406 Pages
  • πŸ“ 101,500 - 121,800 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 14 Hours Reading Time

7. The Wife Between Us (2018)

"I was happy, I think, but I wonder now if my memory is playing tricks on me. If it is giving me the gift of an illusion. We all layer them over our remembrances; the filters through which we want to see our lives."

In this gripping psychological thriller, Greer Hendricks takes readers on a rollercoaster ride through the tangled lives of a seemingly perfect couple, revealing shocking twists and a chilling exploration of secrets and obsessions.

  • πŸ“‡ 346 Pages
  • πŸ“ 86,500 - 103,800 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time

8. The Woman In The Window (2018)

"My head was once a filing cabinet. Now it’s a flurry of papers, floating on a draft."

In "The Woman In the Window" by A.J. Finn, former child psychologist Anna Fox finds herself confined to her home, plagued by fear and uncertainty. When she witnesses a shocking crime from her window, she battles her own internal demons to uncover the truth and the danger lurking outside her door.

  • πŸ“‡ 455 Pages
  • πŸ“ 113,750 - 136,500 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 15 Hours Reading Time

9. The Guest List (2020)

"In my experience, those who have the greatest respect for the rules also take the most enjoyment in breaking them."

In Lucy Foley's gripping thriller, "The Guest List," secrets unravel and tensions rise as a glamorous wedding on a remote Irish island becomes the backdrop for an eerie, unnerving tale of desire, revenge, and dark pasts.

  • πŸ“‡ 319 Pages
  • πŸ“ 79,750 - 95,700 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 11 Hours Reading Time

10. The Other Mrs. (2020)

"A man who is willing to cheat on his wife, she said, will often make promises to you that he can’t keep. When he tells you he loves you, it’s a form of entrapment. Cheating spouses are masters at manipulation, she said. He may tell you things to keep you from ending the affair. He has both a wife and a lover on the side. He has no incentive to change."

In Mary Kubica's heart-stopping psychological thriller, "The Other Mrs.", a troubled family moves into a creepy Maine town where secrets lurk in every corner. As paranoia escalates, an unspeakable murder forces alliances to be questioned and hidden alliances revealed. Hold on tight for this gripping rollercoaster of suspense.

  • πŸ“‡ 416 Pages
  • πŸ“ 104,000 - 124,800 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 14 Hours Reading Time