S.A. Cosby is a Virginia-based writer of crime novels, whose books are sometimes described as ‘Southern Noir.’ The combination of gruesome crimes, communities struggling with poverty and racism, tortured and yet sympathetic main characters, as well as humour, make for memorable thrillers.
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Looking for a fantastic new thriller to read? We asked Tosca Lee, the bestselling author, to talk us through the International Thriller Writers 2021 shortlist. With their amazing characters, palpable tension, unique voices and incredible plot twists these thrillers achieve what every reader is looking for: a book they can’t put down.
Every year, the International Thriller Writers—an honorary organisation of authors—showcases the best new books in the genre at their annual awards. Here, bestselling author and the organisation’s vice-president Tosca Lee talks us through the six-strong shortlist of books, and explains why ‘Southern noir’ writer S.A. Cosby won the title for the best thriller of 2022—only a year on from his last triumph.
Birnam Wood: A Novel
by Eleanor Catton & Saskia Maarleveld (narrator)
All the Sinners Bleed
by S.A. Cosby
Vera Wong's Unsolicited Advice for Murderers
by Jesse Q. Sutanto and narrated by Eunice Wong
The Secret Hours
by Mick Herron
I Have Some Questions for You
by Rebecca Makkai and narrated by Julia Whelan and JD Jackson
It’s a lot of fun listening to mystery books or crime novels as audiobooks, with good narrators adding suspense and enjoyment to the reading experience. Editors at AudioFile magazine, who specialize in reviewing audiobooks, pick out the best ones of 2023, good books made even better by being read aloud by a skilled narrator.