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New this month- January 2015

 

                                            Murder by the Month

A listing of mysteries published in January 2015

 

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 ) FAV = MBTB Picks  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) TALL = Tall, Dark & Deadly (romantic suspense) WWWild Women (sassy & a little trashy!)  YB = Yardbirds (British police detectives)

 

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


Abel, James | White Plague | 26.95 | EOS | 

Alexander, Ellie | Meet Your Baker | 7.99 | HOME | Bakeshop | 

Allen, Beverly | For Whom the Bluebell Tolls | 7.99 | SB | Bridal Bouquet | 

 Allende, Isabel | Ripper | 15.99 | HIGH | 


Beauman, Ned | Glow | 25.95 | CRIM | 

Berenson, Alex | Secret Soldier | 15.00 | EOS | John Wells | 

Brennan, Allison | Notorious | 7.99 | CHER | Maxine Revere | 

 

Clark, Mary Jane | That Old Black Magic | 13.99 | CHER | Piper Donovan | 

Cook, J.J. | In Hot Water | 7.99 | SB | Fire Brigade | 


Dorsey, Tim | Shark Skin Suite | 26.99 | OTW | Serge Storms | 

French, Nicci | Waiting for Wednesday | 15.00 | CHER | Frieda Klein | 

Gapper, John | Ghost Shift | 26.00 | SHOT | China

Grahame-Smith, Seth | Last American Vampire | 27.00 | IA | 

Graves, Sarah | Winter at the Door | 26.00 | CHER | Lizzie Snow | 

Griffiths, Elly | Outcast Dead | 14.95 | YB | Ruth Galloway | 

Grippando, James | Cane and Abe | 24.99 | RD | 


Hagberg, David | Blood Pact | 9.99 | EOS | Kirk McGarvey

Hannah, Sophie | Carrier | 27.95 | YB | Zailer& Waterhouse | 

Hardy, Susannah | Feta Attraction | 7.99 | SB | Greek To Me | 

Hawkins, Paula | Girl on the Train | 26.95 | HIGH | 

Hayes, Samantha | Until You're Mine | 15.00 | CRIM | 

Hill, Susan | Soul of Discretion | 26.95 | YB | Simon Serrailler | 

Husom, Christine | Snow Way Out | 7.99 | SB | Snow Globe Shop | 

Hyzy, Julie | All the President's Menus | 7.99 | CHER | White House Chef | 

 
Jaffarian, Sue Ann | Ghost in the Guacamole | 7.99 | IA | Granny Apples | 
James, Miranda | Arsenic and Old Books | 25.95 | SB | Cat in the Stacks | 

Jones, Kelly | Lost and Found in Prague | 16.00 | EOS | Eastern Europe |


Kaaberbol, Lene/Friis, Agnete | Death of a Nightingale | 15.95 | SHOT | Nina Borg | Denmark |

Kava, Alex | Breaking Creed | 26.95 | CHER | Maggie O'Dell | 

Kelly, Diane | Paw and Order | 7.99 | WW | Megan Luz | 

Koontz, Dean | Saint Odd | 28.00 | IA | Odd Thomas | 

Koryta, Michael | Those Who Wish Me Dead | 16.00 | HB | 


La Plante, Lynda | Wrongful Death | 15.99 | YB | DCI Anna Travis | 

Lawson, Mike | Viking Bay | 26.95 | EOS | Kay Hamilton | 

Lee, Elizabeth | Snoop to Nuts | 7.99 | SB | Nut House | 

Lippman, Laura | Baltimore Blues | r |14.99 | CHER | Tess Monaghan | 


Mariaffi, Elisabeth | Devil You Know | 24.99 | CHER | 

O'Malley,Thomas/Purdy, Douglas | Serpents in the Cold | 26.00 | HB | 1950s Boston |

Oswald, James | Hangman's Song | 13.95 | SHOT | DI Tony McLean | Scotland |


Patterson, James | Unlucky 13 | 16.00 | FC | Women's Murder Club | 

Pavonne, Chris | Accident | 15.00 | EOS | 

Pellecanos, George | Martini Shot | 25.00 | HB | Short stories |

Perry, Thomas | String of Beads | $25.99 | HB | Jane Whitefield |

Price, Cate | Lie of the Needle | 7.99 | SB | Deadly Notions | 


Scherm, Rebecca | Unbecoming | 27.95 | CRIM | Art fraud |

Seskis, Tina | One Step | 25.99 | HIGH | 

Shaw, William | Kings of London | 26.00 | YB | DS Cathal Breen | 1960s London |

Shaw, William | She's Leaving Home | 15.00 | YB | DS Cathal Breen | 1960s London |

Slaughter, Karin | Cop Town | 9.99 | FC | Non series | 

Sternbergh, Adam | Near Enemy | 24.00 | IA | Futuristic thriller |

Swanson, Peter | Girl with a Clock for a Heart | 14.99 | CRIM | 


Tartt, Donna | Goldfinch | 20.00 | HIGH | 

Thilliez, Franck | Bred to Kill | 27.95 | SHOT | France |

Todd, Charles | Fine Summer Day | 26.99 | ONCE | Ian Rutledge | 

Torre, A.R. | Girl in 6E | 15.00 | CRIM | 


Williams, Timothy | Black August | 14.95 | SHOT | Comm. Trotti | Italy |

Wisniewski, Mark | Watch Me Go | 26.95 | CRIM | 

Woods, Stuart | Insatiable Appetites | 27.95 | CRIM | Stone Barrington |

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