6 Books With A Twist You Won’t See Coming

 

With summer holidays being booked and bikini hunting in full swing. It is time to think about what books you want to read by the pool or hidden underneath a waterfall! Sipping on your favorite cocktail, a good book can transform your holiday into a place of magic. If you are like me, I love a book that leaves you shocked with a hidden twist. If you are the same, give these thrilling books a go!

 

Into The Water by Paula Hawkin

Into The Water by Paula Hawkins available here.

The latest release by the best-selling author of ‘Girl On The Train’, this novel follows the aftermath of a woman death by drowning. Nel calls her sister a few days earlier, but Jules ignores her plea, next thing she knows, Nel is dead. However, the police think it’s suicide, but Jules knows it isn’t. This psychological thriller will keep you glued, with an acute understanding of human instincts and beautiful writing. Make sure to check out this novel this summer! Buy it here.

 

The Sister by Louise Jensen

The Sister by Louise Jensen available here.

“I did something terrible Grace. I hope you can forgive me …” Grace’s world was understandably shaken after the death of her best friend, Charlie. She is haunted by Charlie’s last words. Meanwhile, she opens an old memory box of Charlie’s. It soon becomes clear there was a lot she didn’t know about her best friend. Gripping and disturbing, this book will have you lost in your own thoughts for days. Fast-paced and well written, this book will hold your attention. You might even want to skip any sight seeing tours you have planned! Buy it here.

 

Saving Sophie by Sam Carrington

Saving Sophie by Sam Carrington available here.

Sophie Finch comes home accompanied by police after what is supposed to be a harmless night out, drunk with no memories of the night before. However, the seventeen-year-old starts murmuring incoherent things, which mean nothing to the police or her mother. Until they realize her friend Amy has still not returned home and a body of a young woman is found. This thrilling book holds your attention throughout with twists and turns throughout the entire story. Furthermore, this novel will allow you to really get to know the characters and get into their psyche. Buy it here.

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Never Let Me Go Kazuo Ishiguro available here.

This devastating novel on loss, innocence, and knowledge, will make you never let go of this book. Three young children start at a private boarding school in the beautiful countryside of England and are constantly told just how special they are. Consequently, we see them grow and develop personalities and feelings for each other, but why are they special? We are told but not told, left to try and figure it out ourselves. The story makes you consider all your morals and ethics, thus, this story will engross you and put you through a whirlwind of emotions. Buy it here.

 

Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil by John Berendt

Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil by John Berendt available here.

A retelling of a mysterious 1981 shooting in Savannah, Georgia. This nonfiction explores the aftereffects that rocked the small, gossipy, coastal community for years to come. However, this novel fast became a New York Times Best-Seller for over two hundred weeks following its debut! Also, it remains the longest-standing on the list. Ultimately, this book is based on real people the author met in Savannah, the book depicts what happens to characters over time, despite being surrounded by societal norms. Despite its eerie cover, this book is still highly entertaining, a little bit spooky, but filled with unpredictable twists! Definitely worth a read. Buy it here.

 

The Killing Lessons by Saul Black

The Killing Lessons by Saul Black available here.

One for the brave. When the only person holding the key to solving a string of grisly crimes is a 10-year-old child, you know the book’s going to be twisted. Ultimately, that’s exactly what this book is. It has enough heart-racing action and insanity to keep you up way past your bedtime. Buy it here.

Featured photo: Renee Carey

 

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With summer holidays being booked and bikini hunting in full swing. It is time to think about what books you want to read by the pool or hidden underneath a waterfall! Sipping on your favorite cocktail, a good book can transform your holiday into a place of magic. If you are like me, I love a book that leaves you shocked with a hidden twist. If you are the same, give these thrilling books a go!

Into The Water by Paula Hawkin

Into The Water by Paula Hawkins available here.

The latest release by the best-selling author of ‘Girl On The Train’, this novel follows the aftermath of a woman death by drowning. Nel calls her sister a few days earlier, but Jules ignores her plea, next thing she knows, Nel is dead. However, the police think it’s suicide, but Jules knows it isn’t. This psychological thriller will keep you glued, with an acute understanding of human instincts and beautiful writing. Make sure to check out this novel this summer! Buy it here.

The Sister by Louise Jensen

The Sister by Louise Jensen available here.

“I did something terrible Grace. I hope you can forgive me …” Grace’s world was understandably shaken after the death of her best friend, Charlie. She is haunted by Charlie’s last words. Meanwhile, she opens an old memory box of Charlie’s. It soon becomes clear there was a lot she didn’t know about her best friend. Gripping and disturbing, this book will have you lost in your own thoughts for days. Fast-paced and well written, this book will hold your attention. You might even want to skip any sight seeing tours you have planned! Buy it here.

Saving Sophie by Sam Carrington

Saving Sophie by Sam Carrington available here.

Sophie Finch comes home accompanied by police after what is supposed to be a harmless night out, drunk with no memories of the night before. However, the seventeen-year-old starts murmuring incoherent things, which mean nothing to the police or her mother. Until they realize her friend Amy has still not returned home and a body of a young woman is found. This thrilling book holds your attention throughout with twists and turns throughout the entire story. Furthermore, this novel will allow you to really get to know the characters and get into their psyche. Buy it here.

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Never Let Me Go Kazuo Ishiguro available here.

This devastating novel on loss, innocence, and knowledge, will make you never let go of this book. Three young children start at a private boarding school in the beautiful countryside of England and are constantly told just how special they are. Consequently, we see them grow and develop personalities and feelings for each other, but why are they special? We are told but not told, left to try and figure it out ourselves. The story makes you consider all your morals and ethics, thus, this story will engross you and put you through a whirlwind of emotions. Buy it here.

Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil by John Berendt

Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil by John Berendt available here.

A retelling of a mysterious 1981 shooting in Savannah, Georgia. This nonfiction explores the aftereffects that rocked the small, gossipy, coastal community for years to come. However, this novel fast became a New York Times Best-Seller for over two hundred weeks following its debut! Also, it remains the longest-standing on the list. Ultimately, this book is based on real people the author met in Savannah, the book depicts what happens to characters over time, despite being surrounded by societal norms. Despite its eerie cover, this book is still highly entertaining, a little bit spooky, but filled with unpredictable twists! Definitely worth a read. Buy it here.

The Killing Lessons by Saul Black

The Killing Lessons by Saul Black available here.

One for the brave. When the only person holding the key to solving a string of grisly crimes is a 10-year-old child, you know the book’s going to be twisted. Ultimately, that’s exactly what this book is. It has enough heart-racing action and insanity to keep you up way past your bedtime. Buy it here.

Featured photo: Renee Carey

 

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  • Never Let Me Go was one book that really got me thinking. I had all of my family reading it because I wanted to talk about it:) Haven’t read Into The Water yet, but I will add it to my list. I enjoy books with a good plot twist.