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New this month-October 2013

Dear Reader,
Following is a list of mysteries announced for publication this month. Although we no longer sell books, we do want to provide you with the latest information on upcoming titles. We have noted the section where MBTB would have shelved each title . Please see the bottom of this window for a key to MBTB's sections.
 
Author |  Title  | Price |  Section | Series | Theme |
 
Adams, Ellery | Poisoned Prose | 7.99 | SB | Books by the Bay|

Alexander, Tasha | Behind the Shattered Glass | 24.99 | ONCE | Lady Emily Hargreaves|

Andrews, Donna | Duck the Halls | 24.99 | SB | Meg Langslow|

 

Barney, James | Joshua Stone | 14.99 |EOS|

Belle, Josie | Buried in Bargains | 7.99 | SB |Bargain hunting|

Block, Lawrence | Hit Me | 16.00 | HB | Keller|

Boyd, William | Solo | 26.99 | HIGH|

Boyne, John | This House is Haunted | 14.95 | IA|

Brandman, Michael | Fool Me Twice | 9.99| HB | Jesse Stone|

Brightwell, Emily | Mrs. Jeffries Sallies Forth | r |16.00 | ONCE | Mrs. Jeffries|

Brown, Rita Mae | Fox Tracks | 15.00 | SB | Jane Arnold|

Brown, Rita Mae | Litter of the Law | 26.00 | SB | Mrs. Murphy|

Bruce, Allison | Backs | 25.00 | YB | DC Gary Goodhew|

 

Camilleri, Andrea | Treasure Hunt |15.00 | SHOT |Insp. Montalbano |Italy|

Carl, JoAnna | Chocolate Moose Motive| 7.99| SB | Chocoholic|

Carmack, Amanda | Murder at Hatfield House| 7.99 | ONCE | Elizabethan|

Carriger, Gail | Curtsies & Conspiracies | 18.00 | IA |Steampunk|

Carriger, Gail | Etiquette & Espionage |10.00 | IA | Steampunk|

Catton, Eleanor | Luminaries | 27.00 | ONCE |1860s New Zealand|

Charbonneau, Joelle | Skating Under the Wire | 25.95 | SB | Rollerskating|

Child, Lee /Box, C.J./& more | Inherit the Dead | 25.99 |HB|

Childs, Laura | Gilt Trip | 25.95 | SB | Scrapbooking|

Childs, Laura | Postcards from the Dead | 7.99 | SB | Scrapbooking|

Christopher, Paul | Lost City of the Templars | 9.99 | EOS|

Collins, Max Allan | Ask Not | 25.99 | HB | NathanHeller|

Connolly, John | Creeps | 22.00 | KID | Samuel Johnson|

Connolly, Sheila | Golden Malicious | 7.99 | SB | Meg Corey|

Crockett, Jessie | Drizzled to Death| 7.99 | SB | Maple syrup making|

Curtis, Waverly | Big Chihuahua | 7.99 |HOME | Barking Detective|

 

Deaver, Jeffrey | October List | 26.00 | HB | Non series|

Doetsch, Richard | Thieves of Legend | 7.99 | CRIM|

Duncan, Elizabeth | Never Laugh as a Hearse Goes By | 24.99 | SB | PennyBrannigan|

 

Ernst, Kathleen | Heritage of Darkness | 14.99 | SB | Chloe Ellefson|

Ewan, Chris | Safe House |15.99 |SHOT | Non series|

 

Faherty, Terence | Eastward in Eden | 26.00 | HB | Owen Keane

Faust, Christa | Fringe-Sins of the Father | 7.99 | IA | Fringe TV show|

Ferrell, Sean | Man in the Empty Suit | 15.00 | IA|

FForde, Jasper | Woman Who Died a Lot | 16.00 | HIGH | Thursday Next|

Fluke, Joanne | Joanne Fluke's Lake Eden Cookbook | r | 7.99 | CHER | Hannah Swensen|

 

Genova, Rosie | Murder & Marinara | 7.99 | SB | Italian Kitchen|

George, Elizabeth | Just One Evil Act | 29.95 |YB | Insp. Lynley|

Grant, M.C. | Devil with a Gun | 14.95 | HB | Dixie Flynn|

Grisham, John | Sycamore Row | 28.95| RD | Sequel to A Time to Kill|

 

Hale, Rebecca | A Foot on St. Croix | 7.99 | SB|

Hamilton, Donald | Ambushers | r | 7.99 | NOIR | Matt Helm|

Harden, Marianne | Malicious Mischief | 14.99 | WW | Rylie Keye|

Harris, Charlaine / Stevens, Amanda | Dead of Night | 11.95 | IA | Paranormal short stories|

Hart, Carolyn | Ghost Gone Wild | 25.95 | CHER | Bailey  Ruth|

Hart, Carolyn | What the Cat Saw | 7.99 | CHER | Non series|

Hart, Ellen | Taken by the Wind | 25.99 | CHER | Jane Lawless|

Henry, Sara J. | Cold & Lonely Place | 15.00 | HIGH | Troy Chance|

Highsmith, Patricia | Two Faces of January | r | 16.00 | NOIR|

Hillerman, Anne | Spider Woman's Daughter | 26.99 | SHOT | Leaphorn & Chee|

Holloway, Emma Jane | Study in Silks | 7.99 | IA | Sherlock Holmes|

Hunter, Stephen | Third Bullet | 9.99 | EOS | Bob Lee Swagger|

 

James, Peter | Dead Man's Time | 25.99 | YB | DS Roy Grace|

James, Peter | Not Dead Yet | 15.99 | YB | DS Roy Grace|

Jance, J.A. | Deadly Stakes | 9.99 | HOME |Ali Reynolds|

Jeter, K.W. | Fiendish Schemes | 25.99 | IA | Steampunk|

Johnson, Craig | Spirit of Steamboat | 20.00 | FC | Walt Longmire|

 

Kaplan, Glenn | Poison Pill | 25.99 | EOS | Corporate espionage|

Kaufmann, Nicholas | Dying is my Business | 15.99 | IA|

Kelly, Sofie | Final Catcall | 7.99 | IA | Magical cats|

Kerrigan, Gene | Dark Time in the City | 17.00 | SHOT | Ireland|

Khoury, Raymond | Rasputin's Shadow | 27.95 | EOS|

Koch, Herman | Dinner |14.99 | SHOT | Amsterdam|

Kornetsky, L.A.| Fixed | 15.00 | CHER | Gin & Tonic|

 

Langley, Philippa | King's Grave | 27.99 | REF | Richard III|

LaPlante, Lynda | Backlash | 14.99 | CHER | Anna Travis|

Lavene, Jim & Joyce | Finder's Fee | 7.99 | SB | Missing Pieces|

Liesche, Margit | Triptych | 14.95 | ONCE |WW II | WASP|

Lindqvist, John | Little Star | 16.99 | SHOT | Swedish supernatural|

Littell, Robert | Young Philby |14.99 | EOS | Cambridge spies|

Logan, Kylie | Chili Con Carnage | 7.99 | SB | Chili cook off|

Lutz, John | Twist | 7.99 | HB | Frank Quinn|

 

MacDonald, John D. | Free Fall in Crimson |r| 16.00 | HB | Travis McGee|

MacDonald, John D. | Green Ripper |r| 16.00 | HB | Travis McGee|

MacInnes, Helen | Double Edge |r| 9.95 | EOS|

Malliet, G.M. | Pagan Spring | 24.99 | SB | Max Tudor|

Mayor, Archer |Three Can Keep a Secret | 25.99 | FC | Joe Gunther|

McDermid, Val | Cross & Burn | 25.00 | YB | Carol Jordan & Tony Hill|

Meir, Leslie | Christmas Carol Murder | 25.00 | CHER | Lucy Stone|

Montillo, Roseanne | Lady & Her Monsters | 15.99 | REF | Mary Shelley|

 

Nabb, Magdalen | Monster of Florence | 26.95 | SHOT | Marshal Guarnaccia | Italy|

Nesbo, Jo | Police | 25.95 | SHOT | Harry Hole | Norway|

Nethercott, Michael | Séance Society | 24.99 | IA | Ghosts|

Nisbet, Jim | Octopus on my Head |r|15.95 | NOIR|

 

O'Brien, Timothy | Lincoln Conspiracy | 15.00 | ONCE | Temple McFadden|

O'Connor, Jane | Almost True Confessions | 14.99 | Tall|

O'Donnell, Peter | Modesty Blaise: The Young Mistress | Graphic Novel | 19.95 | EOS|

O'Mara, Tim | Crooked Numbers | 25.99 | HB | Raymond Donne|

 

Paretsky, Sara | Critical Mass | $26.95 | CHER | V.I. Warshawski|

Parker, Robert B./ Brann, Helen | Silent Night | 24.95 | HB | Spenser|

Patterson, James | Confessions | 22.00 | KIDS | Tandy Angel, Teen detective|

Patterson, James | Gone | 28.00 | FC | Michael Bennett|

Pelecanos, George | Double | 26.00 | HB | Spero Lucas|

Penzler, Otto EDT. | Best American Mystery Stories 2013 | 14.95 | ANTH|

Penzler, Otto EDT. | Big Book of Christmas Mysteries | 25.00 | ANTH|

Plame, Valerie | Blowback | 26.95 | EOS |Vanessa Pierson|

 

Rankin, Ian | Standing in another Man's Grave | 15.00 | SHOT | John Rebus|

Rice, Christopher | Heavens Rise | 26.00 | IA | New Orleans|

Robb, J.D. EDT. | Mirror, Mirror | 7.99 | IA | Paranormal fairytales|

Rosett, Sara | Milkshakes, Mermaids & Murder | 7.99 | CHER |Ellie Avery|

Rule, Ann | Practice to Deceive | 26.99 | TRUE|

 

Sallis, James | Others of my Kind | 24.00 | NOIR|

Sandford, John | Mad River | 9.99 | FC | Virgil Flowers|

Sandford, John | Storm Front | 27.95 | FC | Virgil Flowers|

Sears, Michael | Mortal Bonds | 26.95 | CRIM | Jason Stafford|

Simmons, Dan | Abominable | 29.00 | ONCE | Mt. Everest|

Smith, Alexander McCall | Bertie Plays the Blues | 15.00 |  SHOT | 44 Scotland Street|

Snickett, Lemony | When Did You See Her Last? | 18.00 | KIDS | Lemony Snickett|

Staub, Wendy Corsi | Good Sister | 7.99 | TALL|

Sullivan, Mark | Outlaw | 25.99 | EOS | Robin Monarch|

 

Todd, Charles | Walnut Tree | 9.99 | ONCE | Christmas|

 

Wald, Elissa | Secret Lives of Married Women | 9.95 | NOIR | Hardcase Crime|

Walker, D.B. | Snacking Dead | 19.99 | Cookbook parody|

Webb, Peggy | Elvis & the Blue Christmas Corpse | 7.99 | SB | Southern Cousins|

Westerson, Jeri | Shadow of the Alchemist | 25.99 | ONCE | Crispin Guest | Medieval Noir|

Woods, Stuart | Doing Hard Time | 26.95 | CRIM | Stone Barrington|

 

Yoshida, Shuichi | Parade |15.00 | SHOT | Japan|

 

Key to store sections where MBTB would have shelved each title:

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

CRIM = Criminal Pursuits (Suspense and Crime Fiction)

EOS = Enemies of the State ( Political 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 Sam Spade to Spenser)          

Home = On the Home Front ( Northwest authors or 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 shows)       

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, both foreign and Native American)

TALL = TALL, DARK & DEADLY ( Romantic suspense)    

 YB = Yardbirds ( British police detectives)

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

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