The Best Thriller Audiobooks

The Best Thriller Audiobooks

What is it about listening to something that keeps you on the edge of your seat? Maybe it’s the way an author uses their voice to bring characters to life, or maybe it’s the way they use words to weave an eerie atmosphere. Either way, listening to a good thriller is an excellent way to chill out after a long day. When you need something that will give you goosebumps, here are some of the best thriller audiobooks available now.

Spooky Thrillers

The Last of the Moon Girls

Author: Barbara Davis

Narrator: Sarah Mollo-Christensen

Details: Lizzy is ready to sell the farm and return to New York, until she comes across a journal Althea left for her, a Book of Remembrances meant to help Lizzy embrace her own unique gifts. She resolves to clear her grandmother's name after reconnecting with Andrew Greyson, one of the few people in town who believed in Althea's innocence.

Audible | Apple


Author: Brian Freeman

Narrator: Andrew Eiden

Details: On a rainy night, the unthinkable occurs: Dylan Moran's car plunges off the road into a raging river, drowning his beautiful wife as he tries to swim to safety. Dylan experiences sudden, strange visions in the aftermath of his grief: he is haunted by glimpses of himself wherever he goes. Dylan puts it down to trauma at first, but that changes when he meets a psychiatrist who claims he's one of her patients. She claims he's been undergoing a one-of-a-kind hypnotherapy treatment based on the concept that every decision he makes creates an infinite number of parallel universes.

Audible | Apple

The Outsider

Author: Stephen King

Narrator: Will Patton

Details: The body of an 11-year-old boy was discovered in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints all point to one of Flint City's most well-known residents. Terry Maitland is a Little League coach, an English teacher, and the father of two daughters. Detective Ralph Anderson issues a warrant for an immediate and public arrest. As the investigation progresses, shocking revelations emerge. Terry Maitland appears to be a nice guy, but is he hiding something? The answer will astound you in the way that only Stephen King can.

Political Suspense

The Chemist

Author: Stephenie Meyer

Narrator: Ellen Archer

Details: She used to work for the United States government, but few people knew. She was an expert in her field and one of the darkest secrets of a secretive organization with no name. They came for her without warning when they decided she was a liability.

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The Terminal List

Author: Jack Carr

Narrator: Ray Porter

Details: Lieutenant Commander James Reece's entire team was killed in a catastrophic ambush on his last combat deployment, which also claimed the lives of the aircrew sent in to rescue them. When those closest to him are murdered on the day of his return, Reece discovers that it was not an act of war committed by a foreign enemy, but rather a government-wide conspiracy.

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Safe Houses

Author: Dan Fesperman

Narrator: Dan Fesperman

Details: 1979, West Berlin. Helen Abell is in charge of the CIA's network of safe houses, which provide a rare haven for field agents and case officers in the dangerous environment of a Cold War-era city. Helen's world is turned upside down when she overhears a meeting between two unfamiliar people speaking a coded language that hints at shadowy realities far beyond her comprehension during a routine inspection of an agency property.

Psychological Rollercoasters

Behind Closed Doors

Author: B. A. Paris

Narrator: Georgia Maguire

Details: This could be described as true love. Others might be perplexed as to why Grace never picks up the phone. Or why, despite not working, she is unable to meet for coffee. How does she manage to prepare such elaborate meals while remaining so slim? Or why she never seems to take anything, not even a pen, with her when she leaves the house. Or why all of the downstairs windows have high-security metal shutters.

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The Silent Patient

Author: Alex Michaelides

Narrator: Jack Hawkins, Louise Brealey

Details: The Silent Patient is a chilling psychological thriller about a woman's act of violence against her husband and the therapist obsessed with figuring out why she did it.

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Apples Never Fall

Author: Liane Moriarty

Narrator: Caroline Lee

Details: Would you alert the authorities if your mother went missing? Even if your father was the most obvious suspect? The four grown Delaney siblings are faced with this dilemma.

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