If you go to the beach this summer, stay away from sharp objects -– pick up a good book instead. It’ll keep your mind off the long wait you’ve endured since the last season of The Sinner, and help hone your detective skills as you figure out the mysteries central to some of these thrillers. We’ve picked a selection for you based on some of The Sinner’s central themes –- communes, child murderers, and whydunits – but you’ll have to read further if you want to see more of their connections.
From classic science-fiction to studies in psychology, the required reading list for diehard Colony fans runs an eclectic gamut. But trust us when we say that all of the titles below relate somehow to USA's heart-pumping and thought-provoking series from Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal. Here are eight titles to add to your library.