5 Books Like 'Gone Girl' That'll Still Send A Chill Up Your Spine

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5 Books Like 'Gone Girl' If You're Obsessed With Psychological Thrillers Now

If you've read Gone Girl you remember the feeling you had when it was over. How the twist was so shocking and how the characters were so perfectly written. Well, it's hard to find something so great again but we did it, we found a few books like Gone Girl. Perfectly thrilling, written with a keen eye.

The following books are very similar to Gone Girl but bring a life of their own to the psychological thriller genre. Filled with suspense, each book will be hard to put down. So if you're headed out on a vacation or just need a new favorite book to read before bed, try some amazing books that are just like Gone Girl.

1. Other Gillian Flynn Books

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This is an obvious recommendation but one that should not fall on deaf ears. Gillian Flynn is the mastermind behind three spectacular novels. Obviously, she saw immense success with Gone Girl when 20th Century Fox turned it into an Academy Award nominated movie. But, Sharp Objects and Dark Places are wonderful additions to Flynn's resume. They both hold an audience captive with twists and turns and shocking twists you'll never see coming, unlike this cliche of a sentence.

2. Looker

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Laura Sim's Looker came crashing through this year as a highly anticipated and captivating new novel. Obsession and the human psyche are two entities prevalent in this psychological thriller that even the most extreme fans of Gone Girl will obsess over.

3. No Exit

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Four strangers, a missing, child, and a brutal snow storm are part of the thrill in No Exit. Darby Thorne is caught in a blizzard and takes cover in a remote rest stop. Inside, four strangers wait for her. When she finds a kidnapped girl in a van, a game of cat and mouse takes hold and Darby must figure out how to get out of this dangerous situation. If you remember some of the chapters in Gone Girl and how hard it was to put down, No Exit will have you reading with a flashlight late into the night.

4. Watching You

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Secrets are sprinkled throughout the quaint town of Melville Heights, a relatively safe neighborhood on the outskirts of Bristol, England. Don't let the nosy neighbors fool you, everyone is keeping a secret including headmaster Tom Fitzwilliam, a man whose name is found in a dead girls diary. Watching You is the next book like Gone Girl that you've been waiting for.

5. You

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You is so so good. So good. It's a wild ride when you first meet Joe, a young bookkeeper who's obsession for writer, Guinevere Beck becomes deadly. Joe will stop at nothing to get what he wants and unfortunately for Beck, that's her undying love. While You might sound like a typical psychological thriller, it is so much more. Once you're finished with the book make sure to check out the wildly entertaining television adaptation on Netflix.

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