Our Year in Reading: Mystery/Thrillers

by Jamie

Genre fiction has been a lifesaver this year! Escaping into a different world is therapeutic, and one of my favorite genres is mystery/ thrillers. Here are a few you might have missed this year:

Blacktop Wasteland: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250252685
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Published: Flatiron Books - July 14th, 2020

Bug Montage is a former getaway driver who thought he had escaped the criminal life. After a series of setbacks, and with no other options, Bug agrees to one more job. This is the story of a heist gone sideways, of a man ground down by economic desperation, of fast cars and thrilling chases, of identity and love.


When No One Is Watching: A Thriller Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062982650
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 1st, 2020

Sydney has returned to her Brooklyn neighborhood that is changing at a rapid pace. Long-time residents seem to be disappearing overnight, and Sydney is overtaken with paranoia and fear. A new neighbor might prove a useful ally as together they struggle to find the truth of what is going on before they end up disappearing themselves.