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20 best thrillers you won’t be able to put down

Looking for a gripping thriller to get stuck into? We asked our readers to tell us the best thriller they’ve ever read and why – and we’ve collated the responses to produce this list of must-read titles for your next break. Enjoy.

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1. Those Bones Are Not My Child
1. Those Bones Are Not My Child
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Those Bones Are Not My Child, by Toni Cade Bambara. The story unfolds with the disappearance of a 12-year-old boy and his mother’s tireless search to find him. Throughout the pages of the novel, Bambara enveloped me into the mindset of a community turned upside-down by violence and grief. From beginning to end, her words simultaneously offered me a heartrending portrayal of a family altered by tragedy and an unflinching excavation of America’s past. It's a compelling and urgent story about love, justice and loss. – RD Reader Helen Schulz
 



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