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5/27/2021: Eight thrillers and mysteries to read this summer [WaPo]

Thrillers and mysteries to read this summer! Chosen by S.A. Cosby [author of staff recommended “Blacktop Wasteland.” His next book, “Razorblade Tears,” is forthcoming July 6.]

As we start to see the possible glimmer of a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, another summer is nearly upon us in all its halcyon glory. Like many people, I’ve found a new appreciation for the written word during these long months of quarantine and isolation. So even as parts of the country begin to reopen, I find myself looking for a quiet spot on my back deck to sit and read an engrossingly good book. Here are a few of this year’s mysteries and thrillers I’m personally looking forward to as the days get longer and the nights get warmer.
These are in no particular order, but every one will keep you on the edge of your lawn chair this summer.

The Washington Post article with his brief reviews, is here.

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Arsenic and Adobo (A Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery #1) Cover Image
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Lives Laid Away (An August Snow Novel #2) Cover Image
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August Snow (An August Snow Novel #1) Cover Image
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The Other Black Girl: A Novel Cover Image
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Bath Haus: A Thriller Cover Image
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Published: Doubleday - June 15th, 2021

The Turnout Cover Image
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Runner (A Chicago Mystery #4) Cover Image
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The Plot: A Novel Cover Image
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Survive the Night: A Novel Cover Image
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Published: Dutton - June 29th, 2021

Blacktop Wasteland: A Novel Cover Image
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Razorblade Tears: A Novel Cover Image
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