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New this month- February 2014

Murder by the Month

A listing of mysteries published in

February 2014

 

Following is a list of mysteries announced for publication this month. Although Murder by the Book no longer sells books I want you to have the most current information on upcoming titles. I have noted the section where MBTB would have shelved each title. Abbreviations are as follows:

 

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

 CRIM = Criminal Pursuits (suspense & crime fiction)

EOS= Enemies of the State (political & international 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 Spade to Spenser)

HOME = On the Home Front (Northwest authors/ 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)

 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)

 WW = Wild Women (sassy & a little trashy!)

TALL = Tall, Dark & Deadly (romantic suspense)

 YB = Yardbirds (British police detectives)

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

 

Author  |  Title  |  Price  |  Section  |  Series  |  Theme  |

 

Aames,Avery | Days of Wine & Roquefort | 7.99 | SB | Cheese Shop | 

Aaronovitch, Ben | Broken Homes | 7.99 | IA | Rivers of London | 

Alden, Laura | Poison at the PTA | 7.99 | SB | 

Arlington, Lucy | Books, Cooks & Crooks | 7.99 | SB | Novel Idea |

 

Ballard, Mignon | Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble | 24.99 | ONCE | Miss Dimple | WWI|

Berenson, Alex | Counterfeit Agent | 27.95 | EOS | John Wells | 

Berenson, Alex | Night Ranger | 9.99 |EOS |John Wells| 

Bilal, Parker | Dogstar Rising |25.00 | SHOT | Cairo|

Bilal, Parker | Ghost Runner | 27.00 | SHOT | Cairo|

Bingham, Harry | Love Story, With Murders |27.00 | YB | DI Fiona Griffiths|

Black, Cara | Murder Below Montparnasse |14.95 | SHOT | Aimee LeDuc | France|

Bowen, Rhys | Family Way | 15.99 |ONCE| Molly Murphy | 

Bowen, Rhys | Royal Threesome | r | 17.00 | ONCE | Royal Spyness| 

Brekke, Jorgen | Where Monsters Dwell | 25.99 | SHOT | Edgar Allan Poe|

Briggs, Patricia | Frost Burned | 7.99 | IA | Mercy Thompson | 

Brody, Frances | Murder in the Afternoon | 25.99 | SB | Kate Shackleton | 

Bryan, Molly Cox | Death of an Irish Diva | 7.99 | SB | Cumberland Creek | 

Buckley, Carla | Deepest Secret | 26.00 | HIGH | 

Burdette, Lucy | Murder with Ganache |7.99 | SB |

 

Caputo, Phillip | Equation for Evil| r | 14.99 |HIGH | 

Carr, Carol|India Black and the Gentleman Thief |15.00| ONCE |Madam of Espionage | 

Chang, Janie | Three Souls |16.99 | IA | Chinese ghost story|

Clark, Mary Jane | That Old Black Magic |25.99 | TALL | Piper Donavan | 

Cleeves, Ann | Dead Water | 25.00 | YB | Insp. Jimmy Perez | Shetland Islands|

Coben, Harlan | Six Years | 9.99 | HB | 

Colla, Elliott | Baghdad Central | 14.95 | SHOT | Iraq|

Collins, Kate | Throw in the Trowel | 7.99 | CHER | Flower Shop | 

Connolly, Sheila | Scandal in Skiberdeen | 7.99 | SB | County Cork | 

Cook, Robin | Cell | 26.95 | MED |

 

Daeninckx, Didier | Nazis in the Metro | 14.95 | SHOT | France|

Dobyns, Stephen | Burn Palace | 17.00 | HB | 

Duncan, Glen | By Blood We Live | 25.00 | IA | Werewolves|

Ellison, J.T. | When Shadows Fall | 24.95 | MED | Dr. Samantha Owens | 

Ferris, Monica | Drowning Spool | 24.95 | SB | Betsy Devonshire | Needlecraft|

Finch, Charles | Last Enchantments | 24.99 | ONCE |Non series| 

Fluke, Joanne| Red Velvet Cupcake Murder |7.99 | CHER | Hannah Swensen | 

Frost, Jeaniene | Up From the Grave |7.99 | IA | Night Huntress |

 

Gailey, Samuel | Deep Winter | 25.95 | NOIR | 

Grippando, James | Black Horizon | 25.99 | RD | Jack Swyteck | 

Grossman, Paul | Brotherhood of Fear | 25.99 | EOS | Willi Kraus | Nazi Germany|

 

Hall, Parnell | NYPD Puzzle | 24.99 |SB |Cora Felton | 

Hamilton, Donald | Ravagers | r | 9.95 | NOIR | Matt Helm | 

Hannah, Sophie | Orphan Choir| 25.00 |YB |Non series | 

Harris, Gregory | Arnifour Affair | 15.00 | ONCE | Colin Pendragon | Turn of the century England|

Harrison, Kim | Undead Pool | 27.99 | IA | Rachel Morgan | 

Haywood, B.B.| Town in a Strawberry Swirl | 7.99 | SB | Candy Holliday | 

Hill, Susan | Mist in the Mirror | 15.00 | HIGH | Non series | 

Holmberg, John-Henri | Darker Shade of Sweden |25.00 | SHOT |Swedish anthology|

Jackson, Shirley | Bird's Nest | r | 16.00 | HIGH | 

Jackson, Shirley | Sundial | r | 16.00 | HIGH | 

Jager, Eric | Blood Royal | 29.00 | True | 15th century Paris|

James, Miranda | Silence of the Library | 7.99 | SB | Cat in the stacks | 

Jones, Chris | Jackal's Share | 16.00 | EOS | Corporate espionage|

Jungstedt, Mari | Dead of Summer | 14.95 | SHOT | DS Anders Knutas | Sweden|

 

Kassian, M.R.C. | Mangle Street Murders | 25.95 |ONCE | Victorian London|

Kellerman, Jonathan | Killer | 28.00 | FC | Alex Delaware | 

Kilroy, Claire | Devil I Know | 16.00 | SHOT | Ireland

Kurland, Michael | Who Thinks Evil | 25.99 | SHER | Sherlock Holmes|

 

 

Lee, Elizabeth | Tough Nut to Kill | 7.99 | SB | Family farm | 

Lee, Patrick | Runner | 24.99 | EOS | Special Forces|

Levingston, Steven|Little Demon in the City of Light|26.95 | TRUE |1880s Paris

Lippman, Laura | After I'm Gone |26.00 | CHER | 

Littlefield, Sophie | Hour of Glass |14.95 | CHER | 

Logan, Kylie | Tale of Two Biddies | 7.99 | SB | League of Literary Ladies | 

London, Meg | Fatal Slip | 7.99 | SB | Sweet Nothings |

 

MacDonald, John D. | Key to the Suite | 16.00 | HB |

MacDonald, John D. | Slam the Big Door| r | 16.00|HB | 

MacInnes, Helen | Agent in Place | r | 9.95 | EOS | 

Mann,George |Further Encounters of Sherlock Holmes| |14.95 | SHER | 

Marshall, Michael | We Are Here | 15.00 | CRIM | 

McLaughlin, Staci | Green Living Can Be Deadly |7.99 | SB | Blossom Valley | 

Mina, Denise | Gods and Beasts |15.00 | SHOT | DS Alex Morrow | Scotland|

Mina, Denise | Red Road | 26.00 |SHOT|DS Alex Morrow | Scotland|

Montanari, Richard | Stolen Ones |26.00 | HB | 

Murphy, Shirley Rousseau |Cat, The Devil & Lew Fontana| |19.99 |IA |Non series|

 

Nunn, Kem | Chance | 25.00 | CRIM | 

Page, Katherine Hall | Body in the Piazza | 7.99 | CHER | Faith Fairchild | 

Parsons, Kelly | Doing Harm | 25.99 | MED | 

Passarella, John | Grimm #2 | 7.99 | PTC | Grimm TV show|

Passman, Don | Amazing Harvey |25.99 | HB | Magicians|

Patterson, James | NYPD | 28.00 | FC | Zach Jordan | 

Patterson, James | Private L.A. | 28.00 | FC | Jack Morgan | 

Patterson, James | Second Honeymoon |16.00 | FC | 

Perry, Douglas | Eliot Ness |27.95 | REF | Untouchables|

Perry, Thomas | Boyfriend | 15.00 | HB |

 

Reed, Hannah | Beewitched | 7.99 | SB | Queen Bee | 

Rhodes, Kate | Crossbones Yard |14.99 | YB | Alice Quentin | 

Rhodes, Kate | Killing of Angels | 25.99 | YB | Alice Quentin | 

Robb, J.D. | Concealed in Death | 27.95 | IA | Eve Dallas | 

Robertson, Michael | Baker Street Translation |15.99 | SHER | Sherlock Holmes|

Robinson, Peter | Watching the Dark | 14.99 | YB | DCI Alan Banks | 

Robotham, Michael | Say You're Sorry | 15.00 | YB |

 

Saylor, Steven | Raiders of the Nile | 26.99 | ONCE | Gordianus the Finder | 

Seymour, Gerald | Dealer and the Dead | 26.99 | EOS | Croatia

Shaw, William | She's Leaving Home | 26.00 | YB | DS Cathal Breen | 

Stashower, Daniel | Hour of Peril | 16.99 | TRUE | Civil War|

Stout, David | Carolina Skeletons | r | 13.95 | HIGH, AWD | 

Straley, John | Cold Storage | 26.95 | HOME | Alaska|

Suarez, Daniel | Influx | 26.95 | EOS |

 

Thomas, Rob | Veronica Mars | 15.95 | PTC | Veronica Mars TV show|

Thomson, Keith | Seven Grams of Lead |7.99 | Hb | 

Thurlo, Aimee & David | Pawnbroker | 25.99 | SHOT | Charlie Henry |

 

Vautin, Willy | Free | 14.99 | HIGH |

 

White, Randy Wayne | Night Moves | 9.99 | HB | Doc Ford | 

Williams, Amanda Kyle | Don't Talk to Strangers |26.00 | CHER | Keye Street | 

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