August Mystery & Thriller Good Reads

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It’s Friday and that’s just great in itself.  What are you getting into this weekend?  I hope you’re being productive, staying hydrated, checking in with friends and family, and living well.

Today I’m sharing some Mystery & Thrillers released this month.  I’m still keeping up with my Good Reads Challenge and I’ve already exceeded my planned books, so I’ve added a few new ones.  Black Friday is when I rack up a few more books for my list, and these promise to be some interesting reads.

August Mystery & Thriller Releases

the last housewifeThe Last Housewife
by Ashley Winstead

Good Reads Rating: 4.20
Release Date: August 16th


While in college in upstate New York, Shay Evans and her best friends met a captivating man who seduced them with a web of lies about the way the world works, bringing them under his thrall. By senior year, Shay and her friend Laurel were the only ones who managed to escape. Now, eight years later, Shay’s built a new life in a tony Texas suburb. But when she hears the horrifying news of Laurel’s death—delivered, of all ways, by her favorite true-crime podcast crusader—she begins to suspect that the past she thought she buried is still very much alive, and the predators more dangerous than ever. (More)

daisey darkerDaisy Darker
by Alice Feeney

Good Reads Rating: 4.12
Release Date: August 30th


After years of avoiding each other, Daisy Darker’s entire family is assembling for Nana’s 80th birthday party in Nana’s crumbling gothic house on a tiny tidal island. Finally, back together one last time, when the tide comes in, they will be cut off from the rest of the world for eight hours. (More)

The Family Remains
(The Family Upstairs #2)
by Lisa Jewell

Good Reads Rating: 4.17
Release Date: August 9th


Early one morning on the shore of the Thames, DCI Samuel Owusu is called to the scene of a gruesome discovery. When Owusu sends the evidence for examination, he learns the bones are connected to a cold case that left three people dead on the kitchen floor in a Chelsea mansion thirty years ago. (More)

Stay Awake
by Megan Goldin

Good Reads Rating: 4.03
Release Date: August 9th


Liv Reese wakes up in the back of a taxi with no idea where she is or how she got there. When she’s dropped off at the door of her brownstone, a stranger answers―a stranger who now lives in her apartment and forces her out in the cold. She reaches for her phone to call for help, only to discover it’s missing, and in its place is a bloodstained knife. That’s when she sees that her hands are covered in black pen, scribbled messages like graffiti on her skin: STAY AWAKE. (More)

You’re Invited
by Amanda Jayatissa

Good Reads Rating: 3.63
Release Date: August 9th


When Amaya is invited to Kaavi’s over-the-top wedding in Sri Lanka, she is surprised and a little hurt to hear from her former best friend after so many years of radio silence. But when Amaya learns that the groom is her very own ex-boyfriend, she is consumed by a single thought: She must stop the wedding from happening, no matter the cost. (More)

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