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New This Month-September 2014

crow.bmp  Murder by the Month

A listing of mysteries published in September 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  |

Aarons, Kathy | Death is Like a Box of Chocolates | 7.99 | SB | Chocolates and books|

Abbott, Victoria | Wolfe Widow | 7.99 | SB | Book Collector|

Adler-Olsen, Jussi | Marco Effect | 27.95 | SHOT | Department Q | Denmark|

Airth, Rennie | Reckoning | 26.95 | ONCE | John Madden | WW I

Albert, Susan Wittig |Darling Dahlias & the Silver Dollar Death| 25.99| SB | Darling Dahlias|

Albert, Susan Wittig | Darling Dahlias & the Texas Star| | 7.99 | SB | Darling Dahlias|

Bain, Donald | Close-Up on Murder | 7.99 | SB | Murder She Wrote|

Baldacci, David | Target | 16.00 | EOS | Will Robie|

Beaton, M.C. | Blood of an Englishman | 24.99 | SB | Agatha Raisin|

Belle, Josie | Marked Down For Murder | 7.99 | SB | Good Buy Girls|

Benn, James | Rest is Silence | 26.95 | ONCE | Billy Boyle | WW II |

Beukes, Lauren | Broken Monsters | 26.00 | HIGH|

Brady, Jacklyn | Rebel without a Cake | 7.99 | SB | A Piece of Cake|

Brandman, Michael | Damned if You Do | 9.99 | HB | Jesse Stone|

Briggs, Patricia | Shifting Shadows | 26.95 | IA | Mercy Thompson | Short stories|

Cantrell, Janet | Fat Cat at Large | 7.99 | SB | Chase Oliver|

Cash, Wiley | Dark Road to Mercy | 14.99 | HIGH|

Castle, Richard | Raging Heat | 26.99 | PTC | Castle TV show|

Coel, Margaret | Killing Custer | 7.99 | SHOT | Wind River|

Coel, Margaret | Night of the White Buffalo | 26.95 | SHOT | Wind River|

Coleman, Reed Farrel | Blind Spot | 26.95 | HB | Jesse Stone|

Cornwell, Patricia | Dust | 9.99 | MED | Dr. Kay Scarpetta|

Crombie, Deborah | To Dwell in Darkness | 25.99 | YB | Duncan Kincaid/Gemma James|

Cussler, Clive | Mayan Secrets| | 9.99 | EOS | Fargo|

Disher, Gary | Dragon Man | 9.99 | SHOT | Hal Challis | Australia|

Ellroy, James | Perfida | 28.95 | NOIR|

Finch, Paul | Stalkers | 14.99 | YB | DS Heckenberg|

Follett, Ken | Edge of Eternity | 36.00 | EOS | Century Trilogy|

Follett, Ken | Winter of the World | 9.99 | EOS | Century Trilogy|

Force, Marie | Fatal Deception | 7.99 | TALL|

French, Tana | Secret Place | 27.95 | SHOT | Ireland|

Fusco, John | Dog Beach | 24.00 | CRIM|

Gannon, Joe | Night of the Jaguar | 25.99 | SHOT | Nicaragua|

Genova, Rosie | Wedding Soup Murder | 7.99 | SB | Italian Kitchen|

Giltrow, Helen | Distance| | 26.95 | CHER|

Girard, Geoffrey | Cain's Blood | 16.00 | EOS|

Haddam, Jane | Fighting Chance | 26.99 | SB | Gregor Demarkian|

Hannah, Sophie | Monogram Murders | 25.99 | GOLD | Hercule Poirot |

Harper, Karen | Shattered Secrets | 7.99 | TALL|

Harris, Oliver | Deep Shelter | 15.99 | YB | Nick Belsey|

Harrison, Kim | Witch with no Name | 26.99 | IA | Rachel Morgan|

Higashino, Keigo | Salvation of a Saint | 15.99 | SHOT | 'Detective Galileo' | Japan |


Ireland, D.E. | Wouldn't it be Deadly | 24.99 | ONCE | Eliza Doolittle|

Jacka, Benedict | Hidden | 7.99 | IA | Alex Versus|

Johansen, Iris | Live to See Tomorrow | 7.99 | TALL | Catherine Ling|

Johansen, Iris | Perfect Witness | 27.99 | Tall|

Jones, Darynda | Sixth Grave on the Edge | 7.99 | IA | Charley Davidson|

Kallentoft, Mons | Autumn Killing | 16.00 | SHOT | Malin Fors | Sweden|

Kellerman, Faye | Murder 101 | 26.99 | FC | Decker & Lazarus|

Kellerman, Jonathan & Jesse | Golem of Hollywood | 27.95 | IA | Non series|

Kelly, Erin / Chibnall, Chris | Broadchurch | 25.99 | YB | Alec Hardy & Ellie Miller|

Kennedy, Mary | Nightmares Can Be Murder | 7.99 | SB | Friday Night Dream Club|

Kernick, Simon | Ultimatum | 15.00 | YB | DI Bolt|

Knox, Annie | Groomed for Murder | 7.99 | SB | Pet Boutique|

Lancet, Barry | Tokyo Kill | 26.95 | HB | Jim Brodie|

Land, Jon | Strong Darkness | 25.99 | HB | Caitlin Strong|

Ledwidge, Michael | Burn | 28.00 | FC | Michael Bennett|

Lehane, Dennis | Drop | 14.99 | HB|

Leonard, Elmore | Elmore Leonard: Four Novels | r | 35.00 | CRIM |

Leotta, Allison | Speak of the Devil | 14.99 | RD | Anna Curtis|

Lovesey, Peter | Stone Wife | 26.95 | YB | DCI Peter Diamond|

Lyle, Dixie | To Die Fur | 7.99 | IA|

Malliet, G.M. | Pagan Spring | 15.99 | SB | Max Tudor|

McCrumb, Sharyn | King's Mountain | 15.99 | ONCE | American Revolution|

McIlvanney, William | Papers of Tony Veitch | r | 16.00 | SHOT | Glasgow|

Miley, Mary | Impersonator | 15.99 | ONCE | Jessie carr | Vaudeville|

Miley, Mary | Silent Murders | 25.99 | ONCE | Jessie Carr | Vaudeville|

Mosley, Walter | Rose Gold | 25.95 | HB | Easy Rawlins|

Muir, T. Frank | Eye for an Eye | 9.99 | SHOT | DI Gilchrist | Scotland|

Nesbo, Jo | Redeemer| | 14.95 | SHOT | Harry Hole | Norway|

O'Bryan, Laurence | Manhattan Puzzle | 12.99 | EOS|

Oliver, Lauren | Rooms | 25.99 | HIGH|

Paretsky, Sara | Critical Mass | 9.99 | CHER | V.I. Warshawski|

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

Pelecanos, George | Double | 15.00 | HB | Spero Lucas|

Perry, Leigh | Skeleton Takes a Bow | 7.99 | IA | Family Skeleton|

Quinn, Peter | Dry Bones | 15.95 | EOS | WW II|

Reich, Christopher | Prince of Risk | 9.99 | EOS|

Rich, David | Middle Man | 9.99 | EOS | Lt. Rollie Waters|

Robb, J.D. | Festive in Death | 27.95 | IA | Eve Dallas|

Rutherford, Anne | Twelfth Night Murders| | 15.00 | ONCE | Restoration England|

Sakey, Marcus | Good People | r | 7.99 | CRIM|

Schumacher, Tony | Darkest Hour | 25.99 | EOS | WW II|

Scott, A.D. | Low Road | 16.00 | SHOT | John McAllister | 1950s Scotland|

Scottoline, Lisa | Accused | 15.99 | RD | Rosato &Associates|

Sullivan, Mark | Outlaw | 9.99 | EOS|

Swanson, Denise | Murder of a Needled Knitter | 7.99 | CHER | Scumble River|

Thurlo, Aimee & David | Ghost Medicine | 15.99 | SHOT | Ella Clah|

White, Randy Wayne | Haunted | 26.95 | HB | Hannah White|

Wood, Tom | No Tomorrow | 9.99 | EOS | Victor|

Woodrell, Daniel | Maid's Version | 15.00 | NOIR|

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