The Silent Patient is one of the most compelling psychological thriller releases in recent memory. Alex Michaelides’ debut novel, about a famous artist’s act of violence and the forensic psychotherapist determined to understand her motive, was an instant New York Times bestseller and won Best Mystery & Thriller in the 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards. If that weren’t enough, The Silent Patient is also headed for the silver screen courtesy of Annapurna and Brad Pitt’s production company, Plan B Entertainment.
While we eagerly await news about the movie – and the June 2021 publication of Michaelides’ next thriller, The Maidens – we compiled a list of books like The Silent Patient that will satisfy your hunger for suspense. Here are 13 taut and twisty tales that fans of The Silent Patient are sure to enjoy.