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8 Books You Should Read If You Love "Murder On The Orient Express"

The star-studded movie adaptation of Agatha Christie's famous railway novel has people flocking to theaters to get swept away on the ride.

Murder on the Orient Express stars Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Judi Dench, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe and many more!

If you can't get enough of Christie's murderous thrillers then these novels will satisfy your hunger for more reading this winter.

It's time to curl up on the couch and enjoy some great writing.

1. Concrete Island by J.G. Ballard

After being marooned on a man-made concrete island surrounded by busy traffic, the story of architect, Robert Maitland, teaches you a lot about yourself when you realize you have no way out.

2. Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

11 people, 10 privileged and one down on his luck painter depart Martha's Vineyard and the unspeakable happens. Everyone parishes into the ocean except for the painter and a four-year-old boy.

Evidence starts to mount that this accident is a little too coincidental to just happen and signs start to point at a conspiracy to eliminate the rich passengers on board.

3. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

It's easy to get wrapped up in Agatha Christie's work. When 10 vistors are together on an isolated island and one of them is murdered it sets off a chain reaction of death and secrets.

4. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins

A priceless yellow diamond given to Rachel Verinder on her eighteen birthday was stolen and that's when a series of mystifying events and the history of the priceless gem come into play.

5. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

An 80-year-old mansion has four people freaked out when they visit the Hill House. Inexplicable events continue to happen as the house begins to possess its inhabitants.

6. The Shining by Stephen King

I think by now everyone is familiar with The Shining. Whether you watched Jack Nicholson on the silver screen or you have enjoyed this famous work from Stephen King, this book is definitely worth re-reading if you haven't done so recently.

7. The Locked Room by Maj Sjöwall

A corpse is found shot through the heart in a room locked from within, with no gun in site. Across town a woman robs a bank. Although these incidents seems unrelated, Detective Inspector Martin Beck believes otherwise, and he strives to solve the mystery.

8. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

A journalist who writes of a travel magazine gets the assignment of a lifetime. She boards a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins and gets to spend a week at dinner parties with elegant guests.

It all turns south after she witnesses a woman being thrown overboard. The weird thing is all passengers remain accounted for and the ship continues on as if nothing had happened.

Have you read any of these books before? Share with us in the comments.

Inspiration: EW

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