Mystery Suspense That Will Make You Rethink Social Media

Mystery Suspense Rethink Social Media _ Novel Suspects

Whether you use it or not, social media is an undeniable part of 21st-century culture. And it’s not all cat videos and harmless memes, either. There’s a dark side to social media, and a growing number of mystery suspense novels are exploring it. Mystery books and suspense novels are uniquely suited to tackle all the nuances of social media: the good, the bad, and the ugly. There’s so much rich potential for creative twists and turns in a mystery that incorporates Twitter, or a novel that blurs the lines between what happens online and what happens in real life. These six books explore social media, and its presence in our lives, in many different ways. Whether you’re looking for a dark thriller about an online-stalker-turned-real-life-stalker, suspense books with plots that revolve around security cameras, cell phone tracker apps, and other tech, or mysteries that explore how social media changes friendships, these books are just the tip of the iceberg.

These novels are sure to keep you turning pages—just be prepared to rethink your social media presence and technology as a whole after you finish reading them.