Thrillers Featuring Affluent Families


There’s something about watching the way truly rich people live that’s both intriguing and repellent. Especially when there’s crime involved. Then, the money becomes an indispensable component of the narrative… if not the outright cause. If you love a thriller set among an affluent family, check out these six suspenseful novels!

Mary Kay McBrayer is the author of America’s First Female Serial Killer: Jane Toppan and the Making of a Monster. You can find her short works at Oxford American, Narratively, Mental Floss, and FANGORIA, among other publications. She hosts the podcast about women in true crime, The Greatest True Crime Stories Ever Told. Follow Mary Kay McBrayer on Instagram and Twitter, or check out her author site here.