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New this month-April 2014

 
 

Murder by the Month

A listing of mysteries published in

April 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  |

   
Albert, Susan Wittig | Death Come Quickly | 25.95 | CHER | China Bayles | 

Albert, Susan Wittig | Widow's Tears | 7.99 | CHER | China Bayles | 

Allan, Barbara | Antiques Chop | 7.99 | SB | Trash & Treasures | 

Allen, Beverly | Bloom & Doom | 7.99 | SB | Bridal Bouquet Shop | 

Alpert, Mark | Furies | 25.99 | MED | 

Archer, Connie | Roux of Revenge | 7.99 | SB | Soup Shop | 

Atherton, Nancy | Aunt Dimity & the Lost Prince | 14.00 | SB | Aunt Dimity | 

Atherton, Nancy | Aunt Dimity & the Wishing Well | 25.95 | SB | Aunt Dimity

Atkins, Ace | Wonderland | 9.99 | HB | Robert B. Parker's Spenser |

 

Baldacci, David | Target | 28.00 | EOS | Will Robie | 

Barr, Nevada | Destroyer Angel | 26.99 | CHER | Anna Pigeon | Iron Range|

Bourbon, Melissa | Killing Notion | 7.99 | SB | Dressmaking|

Brett, Simon | Blotto, Twinks & the Bootlegger's Moll | 14.95 | ONCE | Blotto & Twinks | 

Brightwell, Emily | Mrs. Jeffries Pleads the Fifth | r | 17.00 | ONCE | Mrs. Jeffries | Victorian England|

 

Calkins, Susanna | From the Charred Remains | 24.99 | ONCE | 1600s London|

Carmack, Amanda | Murder at Westminster Abbey | 7.99 | ONCE | Kate Haywood | Elizabethan England|

Clark, Mary Higgins | I've Got You Under my Skin | 26.99 | TALL | 

Connelly, Michael | Gods of Guilt | 15.00 | FC | Mickey Haller | 

Cook, J.J. | Death on Eat Street | 7.99 | SB | Food Truck | 

Cotterill, Colin | Axe | 24.99 | SHOT | Jimm Juree | Thailand|

Crompton, Richard | Hour of the Red God | 16.00 | SHOT | Africa|

Cullen, Lynn | Mrs. Poe | 16.00 | ONCE | Edgar Allan Poe|

Culver, Chris | By Any Means | 15.00 | FC | Ash Rashid |

 

Daheim, Mary | Gone With the Win | 7.99 | HOME | Bed & Breakfast | 

Davidson, Hilary | Blood Always Tells | 25.99 | CHER | 

de Giovanni, Maurizo | Day of the Dead | 17.00 | SHOT | Comm. Ricciardi | Italy|

Deaver, Jeffrey | Kill Room | 15.00 | HB | Lincoln Rhyme | 

Deaver, Jeffrey, EDT. | MWA Presents: Ice Cold |  6.00 | ANTH | Cold War|

 

Eriksson, Kjell | Black Ties, Red Blood | 25.99 | SHOT | Ann Lindell | Sweden|

 

Flynn, Gillian| Gone Girl |17.00| HIGH|

French, Nicci | Tuesday's Gone | 16.00 | CHER | Frieda Klein | 

French, Nicci | Waiting for Wednesday | 27.95 | CHER | Frieda Klein | 

Friedman, Daniel | Don't Ever Look Back | 24.99 | HB | Buck Schatz | 

 

Galbraith, Robert | Cuckoo's Calling | 18.00 | HB | Comoran Strike | 

Go, Justin | Steady Running of the Hour | 26.00 | HIGH | 

Goetz, Thomas | Remedy | 27.00 | REF | 

Grant, Teresa | Berkeley Square Affair | 15.00 | ONCE | Malcolm & Suzanne | Vienna 1864|

Griffin, Laura | Far Gone | 18.00 | TALL | 

Griffiths, Elly | Outcast Dead |   | 27.00 | YB | Ruth Galloway | 

Gross, Andrew | No Way Back | 9.99 | CRIM |

 

Harris, Charlaine | Dead Ever After | 7.99 | CHER | Sookie Stackhouse | 

Hart, Jack | Skookum Summer | 34.95 | HOME | 

Hayder, Mo | Poppet | 15.00 | YB | Jack Caffery | 

Haynes, Elizabeth | Under a Silent Moon | 25.99 | YB | DCI Louisa Smith | 

Hirahara, Naomi | Murder on Bamboo Lane | 7.99 | CHER | Ellie Rush | 

Holt, Jonathan | Abomination | 14.99 | SHOT | Venice|

Hutton, Ewart | Dead People | 25.99 | SHOT | DS Glyn Capaldi | Wales|

 

Jaffarain, Sue Ann | Ghost of a Gamble | 7.99 | IA | Granny Apples | 

Johansen, Iris | Live to See Tomorrow | 27.99 | TALL |
 

Kellerman, Faye | Beast | 9.99 | FC | Decker & Lazarus | 

Kerr, Phillip | Man Without Breath | 16.00 | EOS | Bernie Gunther | 

Kuhn, Shane | Intern's Handbook | 25.00 | CRIM | Hit men|

 

Lee, Ashton | Reading Circle | 15.00 | SB | Cherry Cola Book Club | 

Lefebure, Molly | Murder on the Home Front | 14.00 | TRUE | WW II

Leon, Donna | By Its Cover | 26.00 | SHOT | Comm. Guido Brunetti | Italy|

Leon, Donna | Gondola | 26.00 | SHOT | Venetian gondolas|

Lynch, Sean | Fourth Motive | 14.99 | RD | PDA Paige Callen | 

 

Mallock | Cemetery of Swallows | 17.00 | SHOT | France|

Malvaldi, Marco | Game for Five | 15.00 | SHOT | Bar Lume | Italy|

Marklund, Liza | Long Shadow | 15.00 | SHOT | Annika Bengtzon | Sweden|

Matthews, Jason | Red Sparrow | 9.99 | EOS | Russia|

Maxwell, Alyssa | Murder at the Breakers | 15.00 | ONCE | Gilded Age|

McCarry, Charles | Shanghai Factor | 15.00 | EOS | 

McDermid, Val | Northanger Abbey | 25.00 | HIGH | Retelling of Austen|

McKevett, G.A. | Killer Physique | 24.00 | CHER | Savannah Reid | 

McKinlay, Jenn | Sugar & Iced | 7.99 | SB | Cupcake Bakery | 

Moore, Christopher | Serpent of Venice | 26.99 | OTW | Satire

Mugavero, Liz | Biscuit, a Casket | 7.99 | SB | Gourmet pet foods | 

 

Oates, Joyce Carol | High Crime Area | 23.00 | HIGH | Short stories|

 

Palmer, Daniel | Stolen | 9.99 | CRIM | 

Palmer, Lindsey | Pretty in Ink | 15.00 | WW | Publishing|

Patterson, James | Gone | 16.00 | FC | Michael Bennett | 

Pochoda, Ivy | Visitation Street | 15.99 | CHER | Brooklyn|

Purser, Ann | Blackwoods Farm Enquiry | 7.99 | SB | Ivy Beasley |

 

Robards, Karen | Hunted | 7.99 | TALL | 

Rollins, James | Kill Switch | 27.99 | EOS | Tucker Wayne | 

Rose, M.J. | Collector of Dying Breaths | 25.00 | IA | Perfume|

Ryan, Sofie | Whole Cat & Caboodle | 7.99 | SB | Second Chance | 

 

Saville, Guy | Afrika Reich | 15.99|  EOS | 

Scottoline, Lisa | Keep Quiet | 27.99 | RD | 

St. James, Simone | Silence for the Dead | 14.00 | ONCE | WWI England

Stanford, Phil | White House Call Girl | 17.95 | HOME |

 

Tafoya, Dennis | Poor Boy's Game | 25.99 | FC | US Marshal Frannie Mullen | 

Temple, Peter | White Dog | 14.95 | SHOT | Jack Irish | Australia|

 

Vichi, Marco | Death in Sardinia | 25.95 | SHOT | Insp. Bordelli | Italy|

 

Wenger, Christine | Second Helping of Murder | 7.99 | SB | Comfort Food | 

Winspear, Jacqueline | Leaving Everything Most Loved | 15.99 | ONCE | Maisie Dobbs | 

Woods, Stuart | Doing the Hard Time | 9.99 | CRIM | Stone Barrington | 
 
 
 
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