The Best Mystery, Horror, and Thriller Books of 2020

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By Book Scrolling

Mexican Gothic

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

$27.00 $24.84

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One by One

Ruth Ware

$27.99 $25.75

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The Searcher

Tana French

$27.00 $24.84

7 Lists

Blacktop Wasteland

S. a. Cosby

$26.99 $24.83

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The Devil and the Dark Water

Stuart Turton

$26.99 $24.83

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When No One Is Watching: A Thriller

Alyssa Cole

$16.99 $15.63

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If It Bleeds

Stephen King

$30.00 $27.60

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Squeeze Me

Carl Hiaasen

$28.95 $26.63

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The Boatman's Daughter

Andy Davidson

$17.00 $15.64

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The Guest List

Lucy Foley

$27.99 $25.75

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The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires

Grady Hendrix

$22.99 $21.15

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All the Devils Are Here

Louise Penny

$28.99 $26.67

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Clown in a Cornfield

Adam Cesare

$17.99 $16.55

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Dear Child

Romy Hausmann

$26.99 $24.83

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Plain Bad Heroines

Emily M. Danforth and Sara Lautman

$27.99 $25.75

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Ring Shout

P. Djèlí Clark

$19.99 $18.39

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Survivor Song

Paul Tremblay

$27.99 $25.75

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The Boy from the Woods

Harlan Coben

$16.99 $15.63

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The Kingdom

Jo Nesbo

$28.95 $26.63

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Troubled Blood

Robert Galbraith

$29.00 $26.68

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Winter Counts

David Heska Wanbli Weiden

$27.99 $25.75

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A Shadow Intelligence

Oliver Harris

$25.00 $23.00

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A Song for the Dark Times: An Inspector Rebus Novel

Ian Rankin

$27.00 $24.84

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And Now She's Gone

Rachel Howzell Hall

$27.99 $25.75

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Dead Land

Sara Paretsky

$28.99 $26.67

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Eight Perfect Murders

Peter Swanson

$27.99 $25.75

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Magpie Lane

Lucy Atkins

$26.99 $24.83

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Moonflower Murders

Anthony Horowitz

$28.99 $26.67

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Take Me Apart

Sara Sligar

$27.00 $24.84

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Tender Is the Flesh

Agustina Bazterrica

$16.00 $14.72

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The Darkest Evening: A Vera Stanhope Novel

Ann Cleeves

$27.99 $25.75

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The Dirty South, Volume 18: A Thriller

John Connolly

$28.00 $25.76

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The Golden Cage

Camilla Läckberg

$26.95 $24.79

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The Hollow Places

T. Kingfisher

$16.99 $15.63

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Last Flight

Julie Clark

$26.99

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The Last Trial

Scott Turow

$29.00 $26.68

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The Law of Innocence

Michael Connelly

$29.00 $26.68

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The Missing American

Kwei Quartey

$27.95 $25.71

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The Sentinel: A Jack Reacher Novel

Andrew Child and Lee Child

$28.99 $26.67

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A Castle in the Clouds

Kerstin Gier

$19.98 $18.38

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A Double Life

Charlotte Philby

$15.99 $14.71

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A Time for Mercy

John Grisham

$29.95 $27.55

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All My Lies Are True

Dorothy Koomson

$12.99 $11.95

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All These Monsters

Amy Tintera

$17.99 $16.55

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Amnesty

Aravind Adiga

$26.00 $23.92

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Black Sun Rising

Mathew Carr

$25.95 $23.87

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Blackwood

Michael Farris Smith

$27.00

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Blood Countess (Lady Slayers)

Lana Popovic

$17.99 $16.55

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Boneset & Feathers

Gwendolyn Kiste

$19.99 $18.39

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Broken

Don Winslow

$27.99 $25.75

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Burn Our Bodies Down

Rory Power

$18.99 $17.47

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Catherine House

Elisabeth Thomas

$27.99 $25.75

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Cirque Berserk

Jessica Guess

$7.99

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Death in the East

Abir Mukherjee

$25.95 $23.87

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Don't Look for Me

Wendy Walker

$27.99 $25.75

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Empire of Wild

Cherie Dimaline

$27.99 $25.75

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Execution: A Giordano Bruno Thriller

S. J. Parris

$25.95 $23.87

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Fake Like Me

Barbara Bourland

$28.00 $25.76

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Find Them Dead, Volume 16

Peter James

$27.95 $25.71

1 List

Foul Is Fair

Hannah Capin

$18.99 $17.47

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Good Girl, Bad Girl, 1

Michael Robotham

$17.00 $15.64

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Heaven, My Home

Attica Locke

$16.99 $15.63

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Hexis

Charlene Elsby

$14.95

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Hidden in Plain Sight: A Detective William Warwick Novel

Jeffrey Archer

$28.99 $26.67

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Hide and Seeker

Daka Hermon

$17.99 $16.55

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Horrid

Katrina Leno

$17.99 $16.55

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House of Correction

Nicci French

$27.99 $25.75

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Joe Country

Mick Herron

$16.95 $15.59

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Lady in the Lake

Laura Lippman

$16.98 $15.62

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Lakewood

Megan Giddings

$26.99 $24.83

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Leave the World Behind

Rumaan Alam

$27.99 $25.75

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Malorie: A Bird Box Novel

Josh Malerman

$28.00 $25.76

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Mastering the Process: From Idea to Novel

Elizabeth George

$29.00 $26.68

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Midnight at the Barclay Hotel

Fleur Bradley and Xavier Bonet

$17.98 $16.54

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My Life as a Villainess: Essays

Laura Lippman

$27.99 $25.75

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Negative Space

B. R. Yeager

$14.99

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November Road: A Thriller

Lou Berney

$16.98 $15.62

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One Good Deed

David Baldacci

$16.99 $15.63

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Perfect Kill

Helen Fields

$12.99 $11.95

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Perfect Little Children

Sophie Hannah

$27.99 $25.75

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Piranesi

Susanna Clarke

$27.00 $24.84

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Play the Red Queen

Juris Jurjevics

$27.95

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Robert Ludlum's the Bourne Evolution

Brian Freeman

$28.00 $25.76

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Saint X

Alexis Schaitkin

$26.99 $24.83

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Seven Lies

Elizabeth Kay

$26.00 $23.92

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Sisters

Daisy Johnson

$26.00 $23.92

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Slippery Creatures

Kj Charles

$10.99

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Smoke and Ashes

Abir Mukherjee

$15.95 $14.67

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Snow

John Banville

$27.99 $25.75

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That Time of Year

Marie Ndiaye

$19.95 $18.35

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The Aosawa Murders

Riku Onda

$14.95 $13.75

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The Big Book of Espionage

$26.00 $23.92

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The Book of Lamps and Banners

Elizabeth Hand

$27.00 $24.84

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The Bright Lands

John Fram

$27.99 $25.75

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The Butchers' Blessing

Ruth Gilligan

$25.95 $23.87

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The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne: A Mystery

Elsa Hart

$26.99 $24.83

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The Distant Dead

Heather Young

$27.99 $25.75

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The Forger's Daughter

Bradford Morrow

$26.00 $23.92

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The Girl in the Mirror

Rose Carlyle

$27.99 $25.75

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The Half Sister

Sandie Jones

$33.99

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The Horizontal Man

Helen Eustis

$14.95 $13.75

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The Last Protector (James Marwood & Cat Lovett, Book 4)

Andrew Taylor

$26.99 $24.83

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The Less Dead

Denise Mina

$28.00 $25.76

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The Long Call

Ann Cleeves

$16.99 $15.63

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The Loop

Jeremy Robert Johnson

$26.99 $24.83

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The Order

Daniel Silva

$28.99 $26.67

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The Paladin: A Spy Novel

David Ignatius

$27.95 $25.71

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The PostScript Murders

Elly Griffiths

$25.00 $23.00

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The Rat Began to Gnaw the Rope

C. W. Grafton

$14.99 $13.79

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The Runner

Stephen Leather

$24.99 $22.99

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The Sicilian Method

Andrea Camilleri

$16.00 $14.72

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The Stranger Diaries

Elly Griffiths

$16.99 $15.63

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The Wicked Sister

Karen Dionne

$27.00 $24.84

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The Widening Stain

W. Bolingbroke Johnson

$15.95 $14.67

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The Windsor Knot

Sj Bennett

$27.99 $25.75

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The Wives (Original)

Tarryn Fisher

$16.99 $15.63

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They Threw Us Away: The Teddies Saga

Daniel Kraus and Rovina Cai

$16.99 $15.63

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Things in Jars

Jess Kidd

$27.00 $24.84

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This Is My America

Kim Johnson

$17.99 $16.55

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This Time Next Year We'll Be Laughing

Jacqueline Winspear

$27.95 $25.71

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Three Hours in Paris

Cara Black

$27.95 $25.71

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Unspeakable Things

Jess Lourey

$15.95 $14.67

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V2: A Novel of World War II

Robert Harris

$28.95 $26.63

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Vampires Never Get Old: Tales with Fresh Bite

Zoraida Córdova and Natalie C. Parker

$18.99 $17.47

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Walk the Wire

David Baldacci

$29.00 $26.68

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We Need to Do Something

III Max Booth

$14.95 $13.75

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What You Pay for

Claire Askew

$26.99

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Wobble to Death (Deluxe Edition)

Peter Lovesey

$25.00 $23.00

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Wonderland

Zoje Stage

$28.00 $25.76

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Your House Will Pay

Steph Cha

$17.99 $16.55

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