Best thriller books of all time

"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" by Stieg Larsson - This gripping novel follows journalist Mikael Blomkvist and hacker Lisbeth Salander as they investigate a decades-old disappearance and uncover dark secrets within Sweden's wealthiest families.

"Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn - A psychological thriller that explores the complexities of marriage and deception, "Gone Girl" follows Nick Dunne as he becomes the prime suspect in the disappearance of his wife, Amy.

"The Silence of the Lambs" by Thomas Harris - In this iconic thriller, FBI trainee Clarice Starling seeks the help of incarcerated cannibalistic serial killer Hannibal Lecter to capture another serial killer known as Buffalo Bill.

"The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown - Combining elements of mystery, conspiracy, and religious history, "The Da Vinci Code" follows symbologist Robert Langdon and cryptologist Sophie Neveu as they unravel clues to solve a murder and uncover a secret that could shake the foundations of Christianity.

"The Shining" by Stephen King - A classic psychological horror novel, "The Shining" tells the story of Jack Torrance, a writer who takes a job as the winter caretaker of the Overlook Hotel, where he becomes increasingly influenced by its sinister and supernatural forces.