Best Audible Suspense Books To Enjoy This Halloween



Get stuck in a psychological tornado in October. Pick the best reads, including bestsellers from Stephen King and Richard Osman – perfect with Halloween on the go

Thrillers worth diving into now

If you’d rather lose yourself in a world with your headphones connected, an audiobook is a great way to keep yourself entertained; with the freedom to pursue other tasks. Entertainment on the go and super easy access.

What is audible?

Amazon Audible Company is an online platform used to stream a range of audiobooks and podcasts. Amazon Prime customers have access to some Audible content, but not all of the work.

How to register

If you’re new to Audible, you can sign up for the 30-day free trial, cancel the day before if you don’t want to pay a monthly fee.

Now is the perfect time to get an offer with your new subscription, exclusively for the month of October. The First reads + Prime Day event lets you choose two Kindle books for 99p, or free if you’re a Prime member. You’ll also get early access to Editor’s Top Picks and discounts on print editions.

We’ve rounded up some of the best thrillers to add to your playlist.

Best Audible Suspense Books To Enjoy This Halloween

Since we fell

If you’re looking for a suggestion that will keep you on the edge of your seat and constantly leave the question open for debate, this is it.

Dennis Lehane’s story follows a woman Rachel, who just killed her husband. The tale takes a lot of unsuspecting turns, which says a lot about the protagonists’ unstable state of mind.

It’s by Dennis Lehane and narrated by Katherine Fenton.

Listen now on Audible

The Thursday Murder Club

If a good old-fashioned thriller is more of your cup of tea, Richard Osman’s popular series is a good place to start.

Based in a leafy retirement village, four unlikely friends meet once a week to investigate unsolved murders. When someone from the area is found dead, they must now put their skills as a novice detective to good use.

It is narrated by Lesley Manville and features an exclusive Q&A between Richard Osman and Marian Keyes.

Listen now on Audible

An almost normal family

An almost normal family by MT Edvardsson is an intelligent psychological thriller, told from the perspective of three members of one family.

A mother and father on a mission to protect their daughter from a crime she may or may not have committed. In this all-or-nothing story, you find out how far a parent would be willing to go.

The story is told from three angles and told by Richard Armitage, Emily Watson and Georgia Maguire.

Listen now on Audible

The dead zone

This fan favorite is a chilling read, especially accompanied by narration from academy contender James Franco.

When the protagonist wakes up after a car accident, his entire life is suddenly turned upside down. His fiancee has met someone else and his curse with these futuristic abilities, like being able to see into the future.

Listen now on Audible

The child

Creepily written from the perspective of a 10-year-old serial killer, Sebastian Fitzek’s The Child has chills, chills, and lots of suspense to keep you engaged.

A terminally ill boy is visited by a defense lawyer, claiming to have killed several men in his past life, most shockingly all the bodies are exactly where he says they are.

Listen now on Audible


KL Slater’s Blink is one of the top picks in this category; an outpouring of emotion, big twists and a lot of suspense.

Toni’s five-year-old daughter Evie went missing after leaving school three years ago without a trace. Toni thinks Evie is still alive, but where does she start to try and find her with no evidence to begin with?

The audio book is narrated by Lucy Price-Lewis.

Listen now on Audible

Troubled blood

Troubled Blood is Robert Galbraith’s fifth novel and is considered the most satisfying of all to date; especially if you are looking for something to grab you instantly.

A visiting detective is approached by a woman with a story about a missing mother. Intrigued but not exactly a top contender in his field, the detective decides to tackle the cold 40-year affair, which comes with its own issues.

Listen now on Audible

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