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New this month- October 2014

A listing of mysteries published in October 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 ) 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  |

 

Alexander, Tasha | Counterfeit Heiress | 25.99 | ONCE | Lady Emily|

Andrews, Donna | Duck the Halls | 7.99 | SB | Meg Langslow|

Andrews, Donna | Nightingale Before Christmas | 24.99 | SB | Meg Langslow|

 

Bain, Donald | Death of a Blue Blood | 23.95 | SB | Jessica Fletcher | Murder She Wrote |

Barron, Stephanie | Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas | 25.00 | ONCE | Jane Austen|

Bell, David | Forgotten Girl | 15.00 | HIGH|

Blake, Heather | One Potion in the Grave | 7.99 | IA | Magic Potion|

Brandon, Ali | Literally Murder | 7.99 | SB | Black Cat Bookshop|

Brown, Nathan | Mythology of Grimm | 16.00 | PTC | Grimm TV show |

Buckland, Raymond | Dead for a Spell | 15.00 | ONCE | Bram Stoker|

Butler, Robert Olen | Emoire of Night | 26.00 | ONCE|

 

Castle, Richard | Deadly Heat | 9.99 | PTC | Castle TV show |

Childs, Laura | Gilt Trip | 7.99 | SB | Scrapbooking |

Childs, Laura | Gossamer Ghost | 25.95 | SB | Scrapbooking |

Christer, Sam | Rome Prophecy | 15.95 | EOS|

Cleave, Paul | Five Minutes Alone | 16.00 | SHOT | New Zealand |

Collins, Max Allan | Ask Not | 9.99 | HB | Nathan Heller|

Colquhoun, Kate | Did She Kill Him? | 27.95 | ONCE | 1889 murder trial |

Connolly, John | Wolf in Winter | 26.00 | FC | Charlie Parker|

Connolly, Sheila | Picked to Die | 7.99 | SB | Meg Corey|

Cornwell, Patricia | Bone Bed | 28.95 | MED | Kay Scarpetta|

Cussler, Clive | Havana Storm | 26.95 | EOS | Dirk Pitt|

 

Davidson, Mary Janice | Undead and Unwary | 25.95 | IA | Betsy Taylor|

de Villiers, Gerard | Chaos in Kind | 14.95 | EOS|

Dolan, Harry | Last Dead Girl | 16.00 | HB | David Loogan|

Dugoni, Robert | My Sister's Grave | 14.95 | FC|

Dunn, Matthew | Dark Spies | 26.99 | EOS | Will Cochrane|

 

Francis, Felix | Damage | 26.95 | HB | Horse racing |

 

Geary, Valerie | Crooked River | 26.99 | HIGH|

Georget, Phillippe | Autumn, All the Cats Return | 18.00 | SHOT | Insp. Sebag | France|

Gerber, Daryl | Stirring the Plot | 7.99 | SB | Cookbook Nook|

Grant, Ellie | Treacherous Tart | 7.90 | SB | Pie Shop|

Grisham, John | Gray Mountain | 28.95 | RD|

 

Hall, James W. | Going Dark | 8.99 | HB | Thorn|

Harris, Charlaine | Dead but not Forgotten | 26.95 | CHER | Sookie Stackhouse | Short stories|

Harris, Robert | Officer and a Spy | 15.95 | EOS|

Hart, Carolyn | Ghost Gone Wild | 7.99 | CHER | Bailey Ruth|

Hart, Carolyn | Ghost Wanted | 25.95 | CHER | Bailey Ruth|

Hart, Ellen | Old Deep and Dark | 25.99 | CHER | Jane Lawless|

Hayes, Frank | Death at the Black Bull | 15.00 | FC | Virgil Dalton|

Hess, Joan | Murder as a Second Language | 7.99 | CHER | Claire Malloy|

Higashino, Keigo | Malice | 24.99 | SHOT | Japan |

Howe, Katherine EDT. | Penguin Book of Witches | 17.00 | IA|

 

James, Marlon | Brief History of Seven Killings | 28.95 | SHOT | Jamaica

James, Miranda | Bless Her Dead Little Heart | 7.99 | SB | Southern Ladies|

James, Peter | Dead Simple | 9.99 | YB | DS Grace|

Johnson, Craig | Spirit of Steamboat | 12.00 | FC | Walt Longmire | Novella |

Johnson, Craig | Wait for Signs | 22.00 | FC | Walt Longmire | Short stories |

Jones, Darynda | Seventh Grave and No Body | 25.99 | IA | Charley Davidson|

 

Kadrey, Richard | Dead Set | 14.99 | IA|

Kaplan, Andrew | Saul's Game | 14.99 | EOS | Homeland TV show

Kaplan, Glenn | Poison Pill | 9.99 | CRIM|

Kelly, Sofie | Midwinter's Tail | 7.99 | IA | Magical Cats|

Kent, Kathleen | Outcasts | 16.00 | ONCE | 1800s Texas |

  

Lapidus, Jens | Life Deluxe | 24.95 | SHOT | Sweden |

Lawhon, Ariel | The Wife, the Maid and the Mistress | 15.95 | ONCE | Judge Carter |

Lewis, Ted | Jack Carter's Law | r | 14.95 | NOIR | Carter|

Littell, Robert | Nasty Piece of Work | 15.99 | EOS|

Littlefield, Sophie | Missing Place | 25.99 | CHER|

Logan, Kylie | Legend of Sleepy Harlow | 7.99 | SB | Literary Ladies|

Longworth, M.L. | Murder on the Ile Sordou | 15.00 | SHOT | Verlaque & Bonnet | France|

Lovett, Charlie | First Impressions | 27.95 | ONCE | Jane Austen|

Lynch, Paul | Red Sky in Morning | 15.00 | ONCE|

 

Malliet, G.M. | Demon Summer | 25.99 | SB | Max Tudor|

Margolin, Phillip | Worthy Brown's Daughter | 9.99 | HOME | 1800s Oregon |

Martin, Carol Ann | Weave of Absence | 7.99 | SB | Weaving |

May, Peter | Lewis Man | 26.99 | SHOT | Fin Macleod | Scotland |

Mayor, Archer | Proof Positive | 25.99 | FC | Joe Gunther | Vermont |

McKinty, Adrian | Sun is God | 15.95 | SHOT | New Guinea |

Mosse, Kate | Citadel | 16.99 | HIGH|

Muir, T. Frank | Tooth for a Tooth | 14.95 | SHOT | DCI Gilchrist | Scotland |

Myer, Deon | Cobra | 26.00 | SHOT | South Africa|

 

Nabb, Magdalen | Monster of Florence | 14.95 | SHOT | Marshal Guarnaccia | Italy |

Naughton, James | Madness of July | 26.95 | EOS|

Ndibe, Okey | Foreign Gods, Inc. | 16.00 | SHOT | Nigeria|

Nethercott, Michael | Haunting Ballad | 25.99 | IA|

  

North, Claire | First Fifteen Lives of Harrt | 15.00 | IA | Reincarnation|

Norton, Carla | Edge of Normal | 7.99 | CHER|

 

Oates, Joyce Carol EDT. | Prison Noir | 15.95 | NOIR|

Olsen, Eric | America's Most Haunted | 16.00 | HOR|

Oust, Gail | Rosemary and Crime | 7.99 | SB | Spice Shop|

 

Pajer, Bernadette | Edison Effect | 14.95 | HOME | Professor Bradshaw | 1900s|

Parsons, Tony | Murder Man | 25.99 | YB | Max Wolfe|

Patterson, James | Cross My Heart | 16.00 | FC | Alex Cross|

Penzler, Otto EDT. | Big Book of Locked-Room Mysteries | 25.00 | ANTH | Short Stories|

Plame, Valerie/ Lovett, Sarah | Blowback | 9.99 | EOS | Vanessa Pierson|

Plame, Valerie/Lovett, Sarah | Burned | 26.95 | EOS | Vanessa Pierson|

Reed, Hannah | Off Kilter | 7.99 | SB | Eden Elliott|

Rice, Anne | Prince Lestat | 29.00 | IA | Vampire Chronicles|

Rowland. M.L. | Murder off the Beaten Path | 7.99 | CHER | Search and Rescue|

Ryan, Hank Phillippi | Truth Be Told | 24.99 | TALL|

 

Sandford, John | Deadline | 27.99 | FC | Virgil Flowers|

Sandford, John | Storm Front | 9.99 | FC | Virgil Flowers|

Schwegel, Theresa | Good Boy | 15.99 | FC|

Shephard, Lynn | Pierced Heart | 26.00 | ONCE | Charles Maddox | Victorian|

Shoham, Liad | Lineup | 14.99 | SHOT | Israel|

  

Taylor, Andrew | Scent of Death | 26.99 | ONCE | 1700s London|

Thomas, Rob | Mr. Kiss and Tell | 14.95 | PTC | Veronica Mars TV show|

 

Waite, Urban | Sometimes the Wolf | 26.99 | HOME|

Washburn, Livia | Fatal Funnel Cake | 7.99 | SB | Fresh Baked|

Washburn, Livia | Trick or Deadly Treat | 14.00 | SB | Phyllis Newsom|

Weaver, Ashley | Murder at the Brightwell | 25.95 | ONCE | 1930s England|

Williams, Timothy | Converging Parallels | 9.99 | SHOT | Comm. Trotti | Italy|

Wilson, F. Paul | Dark City | 8.99 | IA | Repairman Jack|

Woods, Stuart | Paris Match | 26.95 | CRIM | Stone Barrington|

Woods, Stuart | Standup Guy | 9.99 | CRIM | Stone Barrington|

 

Yu, Ovidia | Aunty Lee's Deadly Specials | 14.99 | SHOT | Aunty Lee | Singapore|

 

Zeltserman, Dave | Boy Who Killed Demons | 25.95 | HOR|

 

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