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New this month- December 2013

Dear Readers,
Following is a list of mysteries published this month. I have noted where MBTB would have shelved each title, please see the bottom of this window for a key to MBTB's sections.
 
Author | Title |  Price | MBTB section | Series | Theme |
 

Abbott, Victoria | Sayers Swindle |7.99 | SB | Book Collectors | 

Adler-Olsen, Jussi | Purity of Vengeance | 26.95 | SHOT | Dept. Q | Denmark |

 

Barbieri, Maggie | Once Upon a Lie | 24.99 | CHER | Maeve Conlon | 

Bates, Quentin | Chilled to the Bone | 26.95 | SHOT | Officer Gunnhildur | Iceland |

Becker, James | Lost Testament | 9.99 | EOS | Chris Bronson | 

Benison, C.C. | Ten Lords A Leaping | 25.00 | SB | Father Tom Christmas | 

Bentley, Jennie | Home for the Homicide | 7.99| SB | Home improvement |

Berry, Steve | King's Deception | 9.99 | EOS | Cotton Malone | 

Blackwell, Juliet | Home for the Haunting | 7.99 | IA | Haunted Renovation | 

Block, Lawrence | Burglar Who Counted the Spoons | 14.99 | HB | Bernie Rodenbarr | 

Bradley, Alan | Speaking from Among the Bones | 15.00 | ONCE | Flavia de Luce | 

 

Cass, Laurie | Lending a Paw | 7.99 | SB | Bookmobile | 

Clancy, Tom | Threat Vector | 8.99 | EOS | Jack Ryan Jr. | 

Clemens, Judy | Leave Tomorrow Behind | 14.95 |CHER |Stella Crown | 

Connelly, Michael | Gods of Guilt | 28.00 | FC | Mickey Haller | 

Conrad, Hy | Mr. Monk Helps Himself | 7.99 | PTC | Monk TV show | 

Coyle, Cleo | Billionaire Blend | 25.95 | SB | Coffeehouse | 

Craig, Elizabeth | Quilt Trip | 7.99 | SB | Southern Quilters | 

Crosby, Molly | Great Pearl Heist | 16.00 | ONCE |

 

Davies, David Stuart | Brothers in Blood | 14.95 | CRIM | 

Davis, Krista | Murder She Barked | 7.99 | SB | Pet hotel|

Dilts, Catherine | Stone Cold | 25.95 | SB | Rock shop |

Dunn, Carola | Heirs of the Body | 24.99 | ONCE | Daisy Dalrymple | 

 

Elkins, Aaron | Dying on the Vine | 7.99 | SB | Gideon Oliver | 

Ephron, Hallie | There was an Old Woman | 14.99 | CHER | 

Estleman, Loren D. | Roy and Lillie | 14.99 | ONCE | Judge Roy Bean / Lillie Langtry|

 

Ferris, Monica | And Then You Dye | 7.99 | SB | Needlecraft |

Fowler, Christopher | Invisible Code | 26.00 | YB | Peculiar Crimes Unit | 

 

Gage, Leighton | Perfect Hatred | 14.95 | SHOT | Insp. Mario Silva | Brazil|

Gerritsen, Tess | Body Double | 9.99 | MED | Rizzoli & Isles | 

Grafton, Sue | Kinsey and Me | 9.99 | CHER | Stories|

Greenwood, Kerry | Electra | 14.95 | ONCE | Greek myths

Grippando, James | Blood Money | 9.99 | RD | Jack Swteck | 

 

Haas, Derek | Right Hand | 15.00 | EOS | Austin Clay | 

Hall, James W. | Going Dark | 25.99 | HB | Thorn | Florida|

Halter, Paul | Crimson Fog | 19.99 | SHOT | France |

Hamilton, Donald | Shadowers | r | 7.99 | NOIR | Matt Helm | 

Hart, Carolyn | Cry in the Night | 7.99 | CHER | Non series | 

Haynes, Dana | Ice Cold Kill | 9.99 | HOME | Daria Gibron | 

Hess, Joan | Murder as a Second Language |25.99 | CHER | Claire Malloy | 

Hicks, Jonathan | Demons Walk Among Us | 16.95 | ONCE | WWI|

Holloway, Emma Jane | Study in Ashes | 7.99 | IA | 

 

Jackson, Lisa / Bush, Nancy | Sinister | 7.99 | TALL | 

Jaffarian, Sue Ann | Secondhand Stiff |14.99 | WW | Odelia Grey | 

James, David | Not so Model Home | 7.99 | SB | Amanda Thorne | 

Jardine, Quentin | Pray for the Dying | 26.95 | SHOT | Bob Skinner | Scotland |

 

Katzenbach, John | Traveler | r | 15.00 | CRIM | 

Kellerman, Jonathan | Guilt | 9.99 | FC | Alex Delaware | 

Knott, Robert | Ironhorse |9.99 | HB | Virgil Cole & Everett Hitch | Western |

Koontz, Dean | Innocence | 28.00 | HOR | 

Krajewski, Marek | End of the World in Breslau | 15.95 | SHOT | Eberhard Mock | Poland |

Kramer, Julie | Shunning Sarah | 7.99 | CHER | Riley Spartz |

 

Laukkanen, Owen | Criminal Enterprise | 9.99 | EOS | Carla Windermere | 

Lawson, M.A. | Rosarito Beach | 26.95 | EOS | Kay Hamilton | 

Leon, Donna | My Venice & Other Essays |26.00 | SHOT | Essays | 

Leonard, Elmore | Bounty Hunter | r | 14.99 | CRIM | Western |

Leonard, Elmore | Escape from Five Shadows | r | 14.99 | CRIM | Western |

Leonard, Elmore | Forty Lashes Less One | r | 14.99 | CRIM |Western|

Leonard, Elmore | Law at Randado | r | 14.99 | CRIM | Western|

Levine, Laura | Death by Pantyhose |7.99 | WW | Jaine Austen | 

Lewis, Mitchell Scott | Evil in the 1st House | 14.95 | IA | David Lowell | Astrology

Lloyd, Catherine | Death Comes to the Village | 15.00 | ONCE | Regency England |

Logan, Kylie | Buttoned Up | 7.99 | SB | Button Box | 

Lustbader, Eric Van | Bourne Retribution | 28.00| EOS| Jason Bourne |

 

Mann, Don | Hunt the Falcon | 26.00 | EOS | Seal Team Six | 

McGilloway, Brian | Nameless Dead |12.95 | SHOT | Insp. Devlin | Ireland |

McLean, Margaret | Under Oath | 7.99 | RD | 

Milchman, Jenny | Cover of Snow | 15.00 | CHER | 

Mitzner, Adam | Case of Redemption | 7.99 | RD | Dan Sorenson | 

Motte, Anders de la | Game |16.00 | SHOT | Henrik Petterson | Sweden|

 

Neuhaus, Nele | Snow White Must Die |14.99 | SHOT | Oliver von Bodenstein | Germany|

Ohlsson, Kristina | Silenced | 15.00 | SHOT | Fredrika Bergman | Sweden|

Oust, Gail | Rosemary and Crime | 24.99 | SB | Piper Prescott | Spice shop|

 

Pattison, Eliot | Mandarin Gate | 15.95 | SHOT | Shan | Tibet|

Perry, Anne | Christmas Hope |18.00 | ONCE | William Monk| Christmas|

Pronzini, Bill/Muller, Marcia | Spook Lights Affair |24.99 | HB | Carpenter & Quincannon | 1890s San Francisco|

Purser, Ann | Found Guilty at Five | 7.99 | SB | Lois Meade | 

Purser, Ann | Scandal at Six | 25.95 | SB | Lois Meade |

 

Royal, Priscilla | Covenant with Hell | 14.95 |ONCE | Prioress Eleanor| Medieval|

 

Shelton, Paige | Merry Market Murder | 7.99 | SB | Farmer's market|

Smith, Karen Rose | Staged to Death |7.99 | SB | Home staging|

Stroby, Wallace | Shoot the Women First |24.99 | NOIR |Crissa Stone|

 

Taylor, Mary Ellen | Sweet Expectations | 15.00 | SB | Union Street Bakery | 

Tettensor, E.L. | Darkwalker | 7.99 | IA | Nicolas Lenoir | Victorian fantasy|

Thomas, Samuel | Midwive's Tale | 14.99 | ONCE | 1600s England|

Tinsley, Molly Best | Broken Angels |16.99 | EOS | Ukraine|

 

Woods, Stuart | Unintended Consequences | 9.99 | CRIM | Stone Barrington | 

 

Zouroudi, Anne | Doctor of Thessaly | 15.00 | SHOT|Hermes Diaktoros | Greece|

 
 Key to store sections where MBTB would have shelved each title:

CHER = Cherchez La Femme ( By & about modern women)                           

CRIM = Criminal Pursuits (Suspense and Crime Fiction)

EOS = Enemies of the State ( Political thrillers)                                    

FC= A Fair Cop (American-style police procedurals)  

GOLD = The Butler Did It (Classic writers from Mystery’s Golden Age)

HIGH = HIGH CRIMES ( Literary mysteries )                                                   

HB = Hard-boiled heroes ( From Sam Spade to Jack Reacher)          

Home = On the Home Front ( Northwest authors or locations)                          

HOR = Horrors! ( Supernatural thrillers)                                   

IA = Illegal Aliens ( Science fiction or fantasy mysteries)                        

MED = THE CUTTING EDGE ( Medical mysteries)

NOIR = THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY (Classic and Modern Noir )

ONCE = Once Upon a Crime (Historical mysteries)    

OTW = OFF THE WALL (Offbeat humor )                                                    

PTC= Prime Time Crime ( Related to movies or TV shows)       

RD = A Reasonable Doubt...at a reasonable price! ( Legal thrillers)                   

REF = Reference works

SB = Soft-boiled sleuths (Cozies with amateur detectives)                                 

SHER = Sherlockiana (By Doyle or about Holmes)                 

SHOT= Shot on Location ( Featuring other cultures, both foreign and Native American)

TALL = TALL, DARK & DEADLY ( Romantic suspense)    

 YB = Yardbirds ( British police detectives)

MBTB = MBTB Picks (Our selections of the years’ best paperbacks)

 
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