Popular African Thriller Books

Find thriller books written by authors from Africa for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge. (5)



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Lightseekers by Femi Kayode EN

Rating: 5     2 Votes
Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
Description:
Selected as a Best Crime Novel of the Month by The Times, Sunday Times, Independent, Guardian, Observer, Financial Times and Irish Times. Waterstones Thriller of the Month 'Lightseekers is the type of detective crime thriller that should be on everyone's shelves' Dorothy Koomson, author of My Other Husband 'A fast-paced thriller that offers insight into the ever present tensions in a poverty stricken community. An action-packed and spirited debut' Oyinkan Braithwaite, author of My Sister, the Serial Killer Winner of the 2019 UEA Crime Writing Prize, Lightseekers is the start of a major new cri... continue

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My Sister, the Serial Killer : A Novel by Oyinkan Braithwaite EN

Rating: 4     46 Votes
Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
Description:
"Slasher meets satire in this darkly comic novel set in Nigeria about a woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends"--

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The Girl on the Train : A Novel by Paula Hawkins EN

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Country: Africa / Zimbabwe flag Zimbabwe
Description:
The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt. The debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people's lives, from the author of Into the Water and A Slow Fire Burning. “Nothing is more addicting than The Girl on the Train.”—Vanity Fair “The Girl on the Train has more fun with unreliable narration than any chiller since Gone Girl. . . . [It] is liable to draw a large, bedazzled readership.”—The New York Times “Marries movie noir with novelistic trickery. . . hang on tight. You'll be surprised b... continue