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New this month: March 2014

 

Murder by the Month

A listing of mysteries published in

March 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  |

 

 

Ardai, Charles | Hunt Through the Cradle of Fear | r | 7.99 | NOIR | 

Atkins, Ace | Broken Places |16.00 | HB |Quinn Colson|
 

Bain, Donald | Prescription for Murder |   7.99 | SB | Jessica Fletcher | Murder She Wrote|

Beaton, M.C. | Death of a Policeman | 25.00 | SB | Hamish Macbeth | 

Betto, Frei | Hotel Brasil | 14.95 | SHOT | Brazil |

Black, Benjamin | Black- Eyed Blonde |  27.00 | HB | Phillip Marlowe|

Black, Cara | Murder in Pigalle |  27.95 | SHOT | Aimee Leduc | Paris|

Bolton, S.J. | Lost |  16.99 | YB | DC Lacey Flint | 

Bonner, Brynn | Death in Reel Time |  15.00 | SB | Genealogy|

Bowen, Rhys | City of Darkness and Light |   | 25.99 | ONCE | Molly Murphy | 

Box, C.J. | Breaking Point |   9.99 | FC | Joe Pickett | 

Box, C.J. | Stone Cold |  26.95 | FC | Joe Pickett | 

Bradford, Laura | Shunned and Dangerous |  7.99 | SB | Amish|

Briggs, Patricia | Night Broken |  26.95 | IA | Mercy Thompson | 

Brown, Duffy | Pearls and Poison |  7.99 | SB | Consignment Shop | 

 
Calkins, Susanna | Murder at Rosamund's Gate |  15.99 | ONCE | 17th century London|

Carlson, Alyse | Keeping Mum |  7.99 | SB | Garden Society | 

Childs, Laura | Steeped in Evil |  25.95 | SB | Tea Shop | 

Childs, Laura | Sweet Tea Revenge |  7.99 | SB | Tea Shop | 

Christie, Pamela | Death Among the Ruins |  15.00 | ONCE | Arabella Beaumont | Regency England|

Cochran, Peg | Iced to Death |  7.99 | SB | Gourmet De-Lite | 

Crichton, Michael | Terminal Man | r | 15.95 | MED | 

Crichton, Michael | Great Train Robbery | r | 15.95 | Once | Victorian England|

Cussler, Clive | Striker |  9.99 | EOS | Issac Bell | 

Cussler, Clive/Scott, Justin | Bootlegger   | 27.95 | EOS | Isaac Bell | 

 
Daheim, Mary | Alpine Xanadu |  7.99 | HOME | Emma Lord | 

Davidson, Hilary | Evil in all its Disquises |  15.99 | CHER | Lily Moore | 

Deaver, Jeffrey | Trouble in Mind |  26.00 | HB | Short stories|

DeSilva, Bruce | Providence Rag |  25.99 | HB | Liam Mulligan | 

Dunn, Matthew | Sling Shot |   5.99 | EOS | Spycatcher | 

 
Edwardson, Ake | Room No. 10 |  15.99 | SHOT | Erik Winter | Sweden|

Estleman, Loren | Don't Look For Me |  26.99 | HB | Amos Walker | 

Evanovich, Janet | Back to the Bedroom |  7.99 | WW | Romance|

Evanovich, Janet/Golberg, Lee | Heist |  8.99 | WW | 

 
Fields, Tricia | Wrecked |  25.99 | CHER | Josie Gray | 

Fluke, Joanne | Blackberry Pie Murder |  25.00 | CHER | Hannah Swensen | 

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

 
Garrison, Paul | Janus Option |  28.00 | EOS | Jason Bourne | 

George, Elizabeth | Believing the Lie |  7.99 | YB | Insp. Lynley | 

Gerber, Daryl Wood | Inherit the Word |  7.99 | SB | Cookbook Nook | 

Greene, Thomason | Headmaster's Wife |  25.99 | HIGH | 

 
Hagberg, David | Blood Pact |  25.99 | EOS | 

Hale, Rebecca M. | How to Paint a Cat |  7.99 | SB | Cats & Curios | 

Handler, David | Coal Black Asphalt Tomb |  25.99 | SB | Berger & Mitry | 

Harris, C.S. | What Darkness Brings |  7.99 | ONCE | Sebastian St. Cyr | Regency England|

Harris, C.S. | Why Kings Confess |  24.95 | ONCE | Sebastian St. Cyr Regency England| 

Hart, Erin | Book of Kiloween |  16.00 | SHOT | Cormac Maguire | Ireland|

Henshaw, Mark | Red Cell | 9.99 | EOS | CIA|

 
Kelly, Erin | Burning Air |  16.00 | HIGH | 

Kelly, Mary Louise | Anonymous Sources |   | 16.00 | CHER | 

Kiernan, Denise | Girls of Atomic City | 16.00 | TRUE | WW II codebreaking |

Korelitz, Jean | You Should Have Known | 26.00 | CHER | 
Krueger, William Kent  | Ordinary Grace | 16.00 | HB | Non series|

Kuhns, Eleanor | Death of a Dyer | 15.99 | ONCE | 1790s America|

 
 
LaPlante, Alice | Circle of Wives| 24.00| HIGH|
Laukkanen, Owen | Kill Fee |  26.95 | EOS | Steven & Windermere | 
Leon, Donna | Golden Egg | 14.00| SHOT| Comm. Brunetti | Italy|

Lescroart, John | Ophelia Cut |  15.00 | RD | Dismas Hardy | 

Lutz, Lisa | Spellman Six |  15.00 | CHER | Izzy Spellman | 

 
Mackenzie, Jassy | Pale Horses |  14.95 | SHOT | Jade de Jong | South Africa|

MacRae, Molly | Spinning in her Grave |  7.99 | IA | Haunted Yarn Shop |  

Mason, Jamie | Three Graves Full |  7.99 | HB | 

McBeth, Colette | Precious Thing |  24.99 | HIGH | 

McKevett, G.A. | Killer Honeymoon |  7.99 | WW | Savannah Reid | 

Meir, Leslie | Easter Bunny Murders |  7.99 | CHER | Lucy Stone | 

Morley, Isla | Above | 24.99 | HIGH | 

Mosse, Kate | Citadel |  26.99 | EOS | WW II

 
Ohlsson, Kristina | Disappeared | 25.00 | SHOT | Frederika Bergman | Sweden|

O'Keefe, Patrick | Visitors |  26.95 | HIGH | 

 
Parks, Brad | Player |  25.99 | HB | Carter Ross | 

Patterson, James | Mistress |  16.00 | FC | 

Pyper, Andrew | Demonologist |  15.00 | IA | 

 
Quartey, Kwei | Murder at Cape Three Points | 26.95 | SHOT | Insp. Dawson | Ghana|
 
Reasoner, James | Hunt at the Well of Eternity | r | 7.99 | NOIR | 

Robb, J.D. | Thankless in Death |  7.99 | TALL | Eve Dallas | 

Robinson, Peter | Children of the Revolution | 25.99 | YB | DCI Banks| 

Robotham, Michael | Watching You | 26.00 | YB | Joe O'Loughlin | 

Rose, M.J. | Seduction | 15.00 | HIGH | 

Rosenfelt, David | Without Warning |  25.99 | HB | Non series | 

Ryan, Annelise | Board Stiff |  7.99 | CHER | Mattie Winston | 

 
Scofield, Ted | Eat What You Kill |  25.99 | CRIM | Wall Street|

Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | I Remember You | 15.99 | SHOT | Ghost story | Iceland|

Silva, Daniel | English Girl |  9.99 | EOS | Gabriel Allon | 

Simenon, Georges | Carter of 'La Providence' | r | 10.00 | Shot | Insp. Maigret| France|

Simenon, Georges | Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien | r | 10.00 | SHOT | Insp. Maigret | France|

Steinhauer, Olen | Cairo Affair | 26.99 | EOS | 

Swanson, Denise | Dead Between the Lines |   7.99 | CHER | Dime Store | 

 
Tanenbaum, Robert | Tragic |  9.99 | RD | Butch Karp | 

Thoft, Ingrid | Loyalty |  9.99 | CHER | Fina Ludlow | 

Thompson, James | Helsinki Blood | 15.00 | SHOT | Insp. Kari Vaara | Finland|

Thompson, Vicki | Werewolf in Las Vegas |   7.99 | IA | Paranormal mystery|

 
Vater, Tom | Man With Golden Mind |  7.99 | EOS | 

Viehl, Lynn | Clockwork Wolf |  7.99 | IA | Steampunk|

 
Westlake, Donald | Comedy is Finished | 7.99 | OTW | 

White, Randy Wayne | Bone Deep | 26.95 | HB | Doc Ford | 

Williams, Timothy | Another Sun | 9.99 | SHOT | Guadeloupe|

 
Zouroudi, Anne | Lady of Sorrows | 25.00 | SHOT | Hermes Diaktoros | Greece|
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