8 Mystery Suspense Books Set in the Suburbs

EightBooksSetInSuburbs_NovelSuspects_Featured ImageThere are plenty of suspense novels and mystery books that take place in big cities. And there are lots of great crime books set in tiny rural villages or isolated farmhouses. But if you’ve had enough of skyscrapers and isolated forest settings for a little while, why not try one of these excellent books about crime in the suburbs? The veneer of perfection so often associated with suburbia makes it a rich setting for crime novels. From stories about psychopaths hiding in plain sight to novels that explore the cost of family secrets, these books all tackle the hidden darkness lurking in the suburbs.