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New this month-September 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.

Alan, Isabella | Murder, Plain & Simple | 7.99 | SB | Amish quilts|

Albert, Susan Wittig | Darling Dahlias & The Texas Star | 25.95 | SB | Darling Dahlias|

Arjouni, Jakob | Brother Kemal | 14.95 | SHOT | Turkey|

 

Bailey, Frankie | Red Queen Dies | 24.99 | IA| Hannah McCabe | Alice in Wonderland|

Bain, Donald | Domestic Malice | 7.99 | SB | Murder She Wrote|

Baldacci, David | Hit | 15.00 | EOS | Will Robie |

Barry, Dave | Insane City | 16.00 | OTW |

Bass, Jefferson | Cut To the Bone | 26.99 | MED | Body Farm|

Beaton, M.C. | Something Borrowed, Something Dead | 24.99 | SB | Agatha Raisin|

Benn, James | Blind Goddess|  26.95 | ONCE | Billy Boyle | WWII|

Berensen, Laurien | Gone With The Woof | 24.00 | CHER | Melanie Travis|

Bingham, Harry | Talking To The Dead |  15.00 | YB | DC Fiona Griffiths|

Boneham, Sheila | Money Bird | 14.95 | SB | Photography|

Brady, Jacklyn | Cakes Of Wrath | 7.99 | SB | Cake Shop|

Brandman, Michael | Damned If You Do | 26.95 | HB | Jesse Stone|

Bush, Nancy | Nowhere Safe | 7.99 | TALL|

Butcher, Jim | Cold Days | 9.99 | IA|

 

Cabot, Meg | Bride Wore Size 12 |14.99 | WW | Heather Wells|

Carlotto, Massimo | Colombian Mule | 15.00 | SHOT | Italy|

Carnoy, David | Big Exit | 15.95 | NOIR |

Carnoy, David | Knife Music | 15.95 | NOIR|

Child, Lee | Never Go Back|  28.00 | HB | Jack Reacher|

Christie, Agatha | Grand Tour | 19.99 | GOLD | Memoir|

Christie, Agatha | Hercule Poirot: Complete Short Stories | 19.99 | GOLD | Poirot|

Coel, Margaret | Buffalo Bill's Shadow | 7.99 | SHOT | Wind River|

Coel, Margaret | Killing Custer | 25.95 | SHOT | Wind River|

Collins, Michael | ACT OF FEAR |r| 13.95 | HB | Dan Fortune|

Cornwell, Patricia | Bone Bed | 9.99 | MED | Kay Scarpetta|

Crane, Cheryl | Dead & The Beautiful | 25.95 | WW | Nikki Harper|

Cronin, Justin | Twelve | 9.99 | IA|

Cussler, Clive | Mayan Secrets | 27.95 | EOS | Fargo|

Davidson, Diane Mott | Whole Enchilada | 26.99 | CHER | Goldy Schulz|

DeMille, Nelson | Quest | 26.00 | EOS | Holy Grail|

DeSmet, Christine | First Degree Fudge | 7.99 | SB | Fudge Shop|

 

Easley, Warren | Matters Of Doubt | 14.95 | HOME | Cal Claxton| Portland|

 

Faye, Lyndsay | Seven For A Secret | 26.95 | ONCE | Timothy Wilde | Underground Railroad|

Finnigan, Judy | Eloise |  16.00 | CHER|

Folger, Joni | Grapes Of Death | 14.95 | SB | Vineyards|

Fowler, Christopher| Memory Of Blood | 15.00 | YB | Peculiar Crimes Unit|

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

Freydont, Shelley | Silent Knife |  7.99 | SB | Celebration Bay|

 

Gerritsen, Tess | Last To Die | 9.99 | MED | Rizzoli & Isles|

Grafton, Sue | W Is For Wasted | 28.95 | CHER | Kinsey Millhone|

Grant, Ellie | Plum Deadly | 15.00 | SB | Pies|

Grimm| Grimm: Aunt Marie's Book Of Lore | 19.95 | PTC | Grimm tv show

Grisham, John | Racketeer | 9.99 | RD|

Gruber, Michael | Return | 28.00 | CRIM|

Haddam, Jane | Hearts Of Sand | 25.00 | SB | Gregor Demarkian|

Hamilton, Barbara | Sup With The Devil |r| 7.99 | ONCE | Abagail Adams|

Hamilton, Virginia | Bran New Death | 7.99 | SB | Muffins|

Havill, Steven | Nightzone | 14.95 | FC | Posadas County|

Haynes, Elizabeth | Into The Darkest Corner | 7.99 | CHER|

Hirahara, Naomi | Blood Hina | 15.00 | SHOT | Mas Araii | Japan|

Hlasko, Marek | Graveyard | 15.95 | SHOT | Poland|

Huber, Anna Lee | Mortal Arts | 16.00 | ONCE | Lady Darby|

 

Indridason, Arnaldur | Black Skies | 25.99 | SHOT | Insp. Erlendur | Iceland|

Izner, Claude | Strangled In Paris | 24.99 | ONCE | Victor Legris|

Jacka, Benedict | Chosen | 7.99 | IA | Alex Verus|

Jance, J.A. | After The Fire |r| 15.99 | HOME | Poetry|

Jance, J.A. | Second Watch | 26.99 | HOME | J.P. Beaumont|

Johnson, D.E. | Detroit Shuffle | 25.99 | ONCE | 1910 Detroit|

 

Keller, Julia | Bitter River | 24.99| CHER | Bell Elkins|

Kent, Hannah | Burial Rites | 26.00 | SHOT | Iceland|

Kent, Kathleen | Outcasts | 26.00 | ONCE |19th century Western|

King, Laurie R. | Bones Of Paris | 26.00 | ONCE | Harris Stuyvesant|

King, Laurie R. | Garment Of Shadows | 16.00 | SHER | Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes|

King, Stephen | Doctor Sleep | 30.00 | HOR | The Shining sequel|

 

Lansdale, Joe R. | Thicket | 26.00 | HB|

Le Carre, John | Spy Who Came In From the Cold |r| 15.00 | EOS | George Smiley|

Lemaitre, Pierre | Alex | 24.99 | SHOT | Camille Verhoeven | France|

Levine, Laura | Death Of A Neighborhood Witch | 7.99 | WW | Jaine Austen|

Limon, Martin | Nightmare Range | 26.95 | SHOT | Sueno & Bascom | Short stories|

Locke, Attica | Cutting Season | 15.99 | CRIM|

Lord, Christopher | Edwin Drood Murders | 13.95 | HOME | Dicken's Junction|

 

MacDonald, John D. | Dreadful Lemon Sky |r| 16.00 | HB | Travis McGee|

MacDonald, John D. | Empty Copper Sea |r| 16.00  | HB | Travis McGee|

MacInnes, Helen | While Still We Live |r| 9.95 | EOS | Polish invasion|

Maloney, Leo | Silent Assassin | 7.99 | EOS|

Mann, George |  Casebook of Newbury & Hobbes | 12.95 | IA | Steampunk|

Marklund, Liza | Lifetime | 15.00 | SHOT | Annika Bengtzon | Sweden|

Mayor, Archer | Paradise City | 14.99 | FC | Joe Gunther|

McRae, K.C. | Shotgun Moon | 14.95 | CHER | Merry McCoy|

Messum, J. Kent | Bait | 15.00 | CRIM|

Miley, Mary | Impersonator|  24.99 | ONCE | Vaudeville|

Milton, Nina | In The Moors | 14.95 | YB|

Muir, T. Frank | Hand For A Hand | 14.95 | SHOT |  DCI Gilchrist | Scotland|

Murphy, Shirley Rousseau | Cat Bearing Gifts | 7.99 | IA | Joe Grey|

Mussa, Alberto | Mystery Of Rio | 16.00 | SHOT | Brazil|

Neville, Stuart | Ratlines | 14.95 | SHOT  | Ireland|

O'Donohue, Clare | Double Wedding Ring | 15.00 | SB | Someday Quilts|

 

Patterson, James | Confessions Of A Murder Suspect | 10.00 | Kids |Teen mystery|

Pattison, Eliot | Original Death | 25.00 | ONCE | Colonial America|

Penny, Louise | How The Light Gets In | 25.99 | SHOT |3 Pines|

Perry, Anne | Blind Justice | 26.00 | ONCE | William Monk|

Perry, Anne | Sunless Sea |  16.00 | ONCE | William Monk|

Perry, Leigh | Skeleton In The Family | 7.99 | IA | Paranormal cozy|

Potzch, Oliver | Ludwig Conspiracy | 26.00 | ONCE | Ludwig II|

Price, Cate | Going Through The Notions | 7.99 | SB | Sewing|

 

Quinn, Spencer | Sound & The Furry | 25.00 | OTW | Chet & Bernie|

 

Rich, David | Caravan Of Thieves | 7.99 | EOS|

Rich, David | Middle Man | 26.95 | FC|

Robb, J.D. | Thankless In Death | 27.95 | TALL | Eve Dallas|

Rohmer, Sax | Trail Of Fu Manchu |r| 9.95 | GOLD | Fu Manchu|

Rollins, James/Cantrell, Rebecca | 9.99 | Blood Of The Gospel | EOS|

Rosenheim, Andrew | Fear Itself |  15.95 | ONCE | WWII|

Rosenheim, Andrew | Little Tokyo Informant | 26.95 | ONCE | WWII|

Ross, Barbara | Clammed Up | 7.99 | SB | Maine clambake|

Rowland, Laura Joh | Shogun's Daughter | 25.99 | ONCE | Sano Ichiro |1700's Japan

Rutherford, Anne | Scottish Play Murders | 15.00 | ONCE | Restoration London|

Ryan, Hank Phillippi | Wrong Girl | 24.99 | TALL | Jane Ryland|

 

Sayers, Dorothy L. | Dorothy L. Sayers: Complete Short Stories | 19.99 | GOLD|

Searles, John | Help For The Haunted | 26.99 | IA|

Sears, Michael | Black Maps | 9.99 | CRIM|

Sharp, Deborah | Mama Gets Trashed | 14.95 | WW | Mace Bauer|

Sheehan, James | Law Of Second Chances |r|1 5.00 | RD | Jack Tobin|

Sheehan, James | Mayor Of Lexington Avenue |r| 15.00 | RD |Jack Tobin|

Shoham, Liad | Lineup | 25.95 | SHOT | Israel|

Siger, Jeffrey | Murder After Mykonos | 14.95 | SHOT | Insp. Kaldis | Greece|

Stewart, David | Lincoln Deception | 15.00 | ONCE | John Wilkes Booth|

 

Todd, Charles | Question Of Honor | 25.99 | ONCE | Bess Crawford|

Trent, Gayle | Battered To Death | 7.99 | SB | Daphne Martin|

 

Weinman, Sarah EDT. | Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives | 16.00 | NOIR | Short stories|

White, Randy Wayne | Deceived | 26.95 | HB | Hannah Smith|

White, Stephen | Compound Fractures | 27.95 | HB | Alan Gregory|

Woodrell, Daniel | Maid's Version | 25.00 | NOIR|

Woods, Stuart | Collateral Damage | 9.99 | CRIM | Stone Barrington|

 

Yu, Ovidia | Aunty Lee's Delights | 14.99 | SHOT | Singapore|

 

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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