12 Most Anticipated Fall Thrillers

Happy Wednesday Savvy Readers! This week’s featured read was one of August’s most-anticipated thrillers, and it got my thinking, what other thrilling reads are right around the corner? So today, I’m rounding up 12 of our most-anticipated thrillers hitting shelves this fall!

Coming this September…


Confessions on the 7:45 by Lisa Unger

From the master of suspense Lisa Unger, comes a riveting thriller about a chance encounter that unravels a stunning web of lies and deceit.

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When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole

Sydney Green is Brooklyn born and raised, but her beloved neighbourhood seems to change every time she blinks. Condos are sprouting like weeds, FOR SALE signs are popping up overnight, and the neighbours she’s known all her life are disappearing. When does coincidence become conspiracy? Where do people go when gentrification pushes them out? Can Sydney and her neighbour Theo trust each other—or themselves—long enough to find out before they too disappear?

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The Killings at Kingfisher Hill by Sophie Hannah

The world’s greatest detective, Hercule Poirot—the legendary star of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile—returns to solve a delectably twisty mystery

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To Tell You The Truth by Gilly Macmillan

The acclaimed author of The Nanny and What She Knew returns with another serpentine thriller that cleverly blends atmosphere, tarnished memories, mystery, and twisty secrets from the past into a potent read that will leave you questioning everything.


The Talented Miss Farwell by Emily Gray Tedrowe

Catch Me If You Can meets Patricia Highsmith in this electrifying page-turner of greed and obsession, survival and self-invention that is a piercing character study of one unforgettable female con artist.


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The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton

New from the bestselling author of The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle! Take Stephen King horror, a Sherlock Holmes-esque detective, and add a dash of Pirates of the Caribbean for an utterly unique murder mystery on the high seas.


Snow by John Banville

The incomparable Booker Prize winner’s next great crime novel—the story of an aristocratic family whose secrets resurface when a parish priest is found murdered in their home.

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The Perfect Couple by Lisa Hall

When Emily applies for a job as a housekeeper for widower Rupert, it’s a chance to start over. Soon there’s a spark between them; Rupert likes Emily and invites her to stay. For good.To the outside world, they really seem to be a perfect match. There’s just the small issue of what really happened to Rupert’s first wife…

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The Choice by Alex Lake

Matt and his wife Annabelle are horrified when their three young children are kidnapped. They can’t involve the police, or their children will be killed. Which means they have to choose: Annabelle, or their children. Either option is unthinkable. But one is inevitable. And they have only hours to make their decision…

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The Girl in the Mirror by Rose Carlyle

Written with the chilling, twisty suspense of The Wife Between Us and Something in the Water, a seductive debut thriller about greed, lust, secrets, and deadly lies involving identical twin sisters.

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Goodnight, Beautiful by Aimee Molloy

From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Perfect Mother, comes an irresistible psychological thriller featuring a newly married woman whose life is turned upside down when her husband goes missing.


Truth Be Told by Kia Abdullah

Kamran Hadid feels invincible. He attends an elite all-boys boarding school in London, he comes from a wealthy family, and he has a place at Oxford next year. The world is at his feet. And then a night of revelry leads to a drunken encounter and he must ask himself a horrific question. With the help of assault counsellor, Zara Kaleel, Kamran reports the incident in the hopes that will be the end of it. But it’s only the beginning…

Well, Savvy Readers, which of these fall thrillers are you most excited to pick up?! Tell me in the comments below or tweet us @SavvyReader.

Happy reading!

4 thoughts on “12 Most Anticipated Fall Thrillers

  1. Oh yes also excited for Confessions on the 7:45 and The Devil and the Dark Water. Not very familiar with most of these other ones so I’m going to need to add them to my TBR. I’m a huge thriller lover.

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