The Villa by Rachel Hawkins is a dual timeline, tightly plotted masterpiece with so many twists and turns.
If you’re in the mood for sinister, moody, arty, dark academia, definitely read The Cloisters, Katy Hays’ debut novel.
This is Indian Matchmaker meets Ocean’s Eleven hijinks. The story is fast and furious with Mira’s deceased, estranged father’s shady dealings coming back to haunt her as multiple people are convinced she knows about the stolen necklace.
In BLOOD SUGAR, Sascha Rothchild’s debut thriller, Ruby finds herself shocked to be questioned about committing four murders. Because she’s only killed three people.
If you’re looking for a quick read of a thriller using the dark academia trope, check out The Hawthorne School!
With its fast pace and revelations and twists throughout the book, NO ONE WILL MISS HER by Kat Rosenfield will definitely appeal to psychological thriller fans.