For our latest Team Top Five we’re delving into murky mysteries and spine-chilling suspense to celebrate the Make Us Scared theme of our Summer Writing Competition:


  1. I See You by Claire Mackintosh
  2. Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
  3. All is Not Forgotten by Wendy Walker
  4. Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson
  5. I’m Travelling Alone by Samuel Bjork


  1. The Likeness by Tana French
  2. I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh
  3. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  4. Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes
  5. Eeny Meeny by M.J. Arlidge


  1. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  2. Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane
  3. American Psycho by Brett Easton Ellis
  4. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  5. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro


  1. Rebecca, Daphne Du Maurier
  2. The Secret History, Donna Tartt
  3. Fingersmith, Sarah Waters
  4. The People’s Act of Love, James Meek
  5. The Tenderness of Wolves, Stef Penney

Happy Reading!