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5 Books With a Twist That You Won't See Coming

Updated: Mar 28

Are you looking for an exciting read that will keep you on the edge of your seat? Books with a twist provide just that and more. Whether it’s a surprise ending, a shocking plot twist, or an unexpected narrative, these books are sure to captivate you. Here are five books with a twist that you won’t see coming.

1. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. This psychological thriller follows Rachel, an alcoholic who takes the same train every day and becomes obsessed with a seemingly perfect couple living in a house that she passes by. As the story unfolds, Rachel discovers a shocking secret and must put the pieces together to reveal the truth.

2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. This highly acclaimed mystery novel centers around Nick and Amy Dunne and the mysterious disappearance of Amy on the couple’s fifth wedding anniversary. As the search for Amy continues, shocking secrets about the couple’s marriage are revealed.

3. We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson. This classic gothic horror novel follows Merricat and her family as they live in their isolated home. As secrets from their past are revealed, Merricat must use her magical powers to protect her family from the townspeople.

4. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty. This New York Times Bestseller tells the story of three mothers whose lives become intertwined as they try to unravel the mystery surrounding a murder that takes place at a school trivia night. As the story progresses, secrets from the past come to light and the truth is revealed.

5. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. This magical love story follows two star-crossed magicians, Celia and Marco, as they compete in a mysterious circus. As they compete against each other, they must also battle the unknown forces of the night circus in order to be together.

Get ready for a wild ride with these five books with a twist. From psychological thrillers to gothic horror novels, these books will keep you guessing until the very end. If you found this list intriguing check out our list of the best dystopian books of all time.

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