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In Need Of A New Series To Binge? Here Are 10 Nail-Biting Thrillers That’ll Have You Hooked

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There is no more rewarding feeling than the one that comes from finishing your favourite psychological thriller and finally getting answers (well, most of the time). 

From Netflix’s Behind Her Eyeswhich took us on the twisted journey of a body-swapping love triangle, to Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant’s epic The Undoing, a murder mystery unlike any other, there’s nothing that leaves us on the edge of our seats quite like those nail-biting series. 

And if you enjoy the nerve-wracking, bone-chilling results that come from diving headfirst into such a show, you’ll be happy to know that we’ve taken matters into our own hands, scouring far and wide for the very best (and underrated) series that’ll have you hooked from the minute you press play. Trust us. 

Read on to discover the most addictive, yet twisted, series—which you can find across Netflix, BINGE, Stan and more. 

Sharp Objects 

If you loved Gone Girl, you’re going to love Sharp Objects, another of Gillian Flynn’s captivating works, the author behind Ben Affleck’s 2014 thriller. Based on the book of the same name, the series follows crime reporter Camille Preaker, who returns to her hometown to solve the murder of two young girls after grappling with her own mental health. While attempting to track down the girls’ killer, she is forced to deal with her own demons too. The series stars Amy Adams and Australian actress Eliza Scanlan

Watch it on BINGE here.

Sign up to the streaming service to be the first to watch, and catch up on series like Big Little Lies and Sex And The City. 

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The Stranger 

Sure to have you gripped (and only a little spooked), Netflix’s The Stranger is based on Harlan Coben’s novel of the same name. It follows the story of Adam Price—played by Richard Armitage—a man who is disturbed when a stranger delivers a secret that could ruin his life, which also leads to the devastating disappearance of his wife. 

Watch it on Netflix here.

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Deadwater Fell

For all the mystery lovers out there. Deadwater Fell tells the tragic story of a close-knit community in Scotland who are left devastated by a house fire that leaves a beloved family, including a mother and her three children, succumbed to the flames. The only catch? They were drugged and their father, the community’s local doctor, is the sole survivor. 

Watch it on BINGE here.

Sign up to the streaming service to be the first to watch, and catch up on series like Big Little Lies and Sex And The City. 

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Tell Me Your Secrets 

Amazon’s latest thriller is an absolute must-watch, following three characters—Lily Rabe as Emma, Amy Brenneman as Mary, and Hamish Linklater as John—each with their own troubling backstories, who are pushed to the edge as the truth about their pasts (and motives) become murkier. 

Watch it on Prime Video here. 

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Mare of Easttown 

If you are yet to watch Kate Winslet’s gripping Mare of Easttownstop what you’re doing immediately and prepare to be hooked. It follows Mare (Winslet), a detective with the legendary moniker “Lady Hawk”, who investigates the recent murder of a teenage mother while trying to keep her own life from falling apart, which includes grappling with the tragic loss of her son to suicide. 

Watch it on BINGE here.

Sign up to the streaming service to be the first to watch, and catch up on series like Big Little Lies and Sex And The City. 


The Girlfriend Experience 

Prepare to be spooked by Stan’s The Girlfriend Experience. Created by Steven Soderbergh, the anthology series explores different types of complex dynamics in transactional relationships, all through the guise of a sexual and emotional girlfriend-like experience. The streaming platform also has three entire series of the gripping show, so you don’t have to worry about running out (at least, not too quickly!). 

Watch it on Stan here


Behind Her Eyes

Based on Sarah Pinborough’s bestselling novel of the same name, Behind Her Eyes follows a single mother who enters a world of twisted mind games when she begins an affair with her psychiatrist boss while secretly befriending his mysterious wife. Fans of the book will know that the ending twist is one of the world’s most remembered (and even went viral long before the series went into production). No spoilers here, but be warned! 

Watch it on Netflix here

The Sinner 

Less of a ‘whodunnit’ and more of a ‘whydunnit’, Jessica Biel’s The Sinner was equally as captivating as it was terrifying, following a young mother who inexplicably stabs a stranger to death at the beach in front of her husband and young son. Bill Pullman plays the detective tasked with unlocking her motivations, with the series based on the bestselling novel by Petra Hammesfahr. The best part? The series has since released two more seasons. 

Watch it on Netflix here

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From the creators of Skins and set in Australia, Stan’s latest thriller series should be on the top of your must-watch list. Its official synopsis reads: “The mystery of Eden unfolds in an idyllic coastal town, where the disappearance of a young woman triggers a devastating chain of events which lays bare the dark and hidden heart of the community. Long-buried secrets are dragged into the open as lives and deeds intersect over one fractured summer and its aftermath.”

Watch it on Stan here


The Pact 

This British thriller follows five friends in the aftermath of an unexplained death, caused by a drunk prank on their boss. Left with a secret that could alter the course of their lives forever, the friends are bound together forever. Laura Fraser, of Breaking Bad fame, leads the cast alongside Julie Hesmondhalgh and Eddie Marsan. Trust us when we say you’ll devour this series in one go. 

Watch it on Stan here

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