Thrillers and mysteries are sort of opposites: one’s like “how are they going to get out of that mess?” and the other’s like “how did they get into that mess?”. However! They’re both gripping. Strange disappearances! Strange apearances! Dead bodies! Who’s done it?! Who’s going to do it?!

  1. Reality Check, Peter Abrahams
  2. Shift, Em Bailey
  3. What I Saw and How I Lied, Judy Blundell
  4. The Dead Boys, Royce Buckingham
  5. Smiling Jack, Ken Catran
  6. The Lady Grace mysteries, Grace Cavendish
  7. The London Eye Mystery, Siobhan Dowd
  8. The Dead I Know, Scot Gardner
  9. The Girl is Murder, Kathryn Miller Haines
  10. The Bloodwater Mysteries, Pete Hautman
  11. The Shattering, Karen Healey
  12. The Name of the Star, Maureen Johnson
  13. The Agency series, Y S Lee
  14. The Silence of Murder, Dandi Daley Mackall
  15. Girl, Missing, Sophie McKenzie
  16. Gentlemen, Michael Northrop
  17. Trapped, Michael Northrop
  18. The Body of Christopher Creed, Carol Plum-Ucci
  19. The Janna Mysteries, Felicity Pulman
  20. Sally Lockhart Mysteries, Philip Pullman
  21. Traces, Malcolm Rose
  22. Tunnel Vision, Susan Shaw
  23. The Enola Holmes mysteries, Nancy Springer
  24. Between, Jessica Warman
  25. The Space Between Trees, Katie Williams
  26. Choker, Elizabeth Woods
  27. All These Things I’ve Done, Gabrielle Zevin