In 2007 at the Guardian, she named her top ten psychological thrillers, including:
Every Secret Thing by Laura LippmanRead about the other books on the list.
Children as victims, children as perpetrators - unsettling and expertly handled in this story of two 11-year-olds, one considered the good girl, one the bad. Thrown out of a pool party for misbehaving, they stumble across an unattended child in a buggy. Cut to seven years later when the girls are being released from juvenile detention for their roles in her death, another child goes missing and questions are raised about the true circumstances of the original crime.
Also see Andrew Klavan's 5 best psychological crime novels.