Unraveling Mysteries and Weaving Histories: The Devil You Knew by Mike Cobb

Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 7th May 2024 – In Mike Cobb’s gripping crime thriller, “The Devil You Knew,” a dynamic cast propels readers through a tale rich in history and fraught with suspense. As praised by Kirkus Reviews, Cobb masterfully intertwines elements of coming-of-age poignancy with the gripping suspense of a noir thriller, leading readers on a journey of twists and turns to an unexpected conclusion.

Set against the backdrop of Atlanta in 1963, the story begins with the disappearance of three adolescent girls and the looming presence of a killer. Eleven-year-old Billy Tarwater becomes entangled in the drama and suspense of the kidnappings, particularly as he harbors an infatuation with one of the missing girls, thirteen-year-old Cynthia Hudspeth.

Fast forward to 1980, and Tarwater, now an up-and-coming newspaperman, is determined to seek justice for the victims and uncover the truth behind the crimes. With a fervent desire to see justice done, Tarwater embarks on a quest to unmask the actual killer and free an innocent victim of injustice.

“The Devil You Knew” is more than just a mystery novel; it is a testament to Cobb’s skillful storytelling and deep understanding of history. By seamlessly weaving historical context into the narrative, Cobb immerses readers in the tumultuous events of the past while delivering a suspenseful and compelling story.

Mike Cobb, a native Atlantan and student of history, brings a wealth of literary experience to his work. With a body of work encompassing fiction and nonfiction, short-form and long-form writing, as well as articles and blogs, Cobb’s versatility shines through in “The Devil You Knew.” His focus on historical fiction, Southern literary fiction, crime fiction, and true crime reflects his passion for storytelling rooted in rigorous research.

Cobb’s background as a scientist lends a unique perspective to his writing process, ensuring accuracy and authenticity in his portrayal of historical events and characters. Splitting his time between Atlanta and Blue Ridge, Georgia, Cobb draws inspiration from his surroundings, infusing his work with the essence of the Southern landscape and culture.

In “The Devil You Knew,” Mike Cobb invites readers on a thrilling journey through time and suspense, where mysteries unravel, histories intertwine, and justice prevails in the most unexpected ways.

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City: Atlanta

State: Georgia

Country: United States

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