What’s New

Authors and Characters Added in January 2019

James Brydon: non-series

Anthony Bourdain: non-series mysteries

Trudy Nan Boyce: Sarah (“Salt”) Alt, a homicide detective in Atlanta, Georgia

Justin Cartwright: non-series mysteries

Becky Clark: Charlemagne “Charlee” Russo, a mystery author, in Denver, Colorado, in the Mystery Writer’s mysteries; Cassidy Dunne, a candy-loving 50-year-old, and her longtime best friend, Dan Diehl, in Los Angeles, California, and on the way to Denver, Colorado (written with Ted Hardwick)

Eric Clark: non-series spy thrillers

Tracy Clark: Cassandra Raines, a former cop turned private investigator, in Chicago, Illinois

A.J. Devlin: “Hammerhead” Jed Ounstead, a former pro-wrestler working as a bar bouncer and errand boy for his father’s detective agency, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

New Paul Di Filippo series: con artists Glen McClinton, a disbarred Rhode Island lawyer, and Stan Hasso, a former arsonist

Mick Finlay: William Arrowood, a private investigator who despises Sherlock Holmes, and his sidekick Barnett, in 1890s South London, England

A.J. Finn: non-series

New Camilla Grebe series: Hanne Lagerlind-Schön, a psychological profiler in Sweden

New Victoria Hamilton series: Emmeline St. Germaine, a spinster who disguises herself as the Masked Avengeress to rescue sexually abused servants in Regency London

Aimee Hix: Willa Pennington, an apprentice private investigator, in Washington, DC

New Alan Hruska series: Alec Brno, a lawyer in New York City, beginning in 1969

Katja Ivar: Hella Mauzer, a young police sergeant, and the first female homicide detective in Helsinki, beginning in 1952 Finland

You-Jeong Jeong: non-series

New Melissa Scrivner Love series: Lola Vasquez, part of a gang in South Central Los Angeles, California

New Amy Patricia Meade series: Letitia “Tish” Tarragon, a former banker now running the Cookin’ the Books Café in Hobson Glen, Virginia

Judy Penz Sheluk: Arabella Carpenter and Emily Garland, owners of the Glass Dolphin antique shop, in Miakoda Falls, a small town north of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Calamity “Callie” Barnstable, inheriting her father’s Victorian house, in Marketville, a small town near Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Keenan Powell: Maeve Malloy, a former public defender, whose career was ended by a drinking problem, in Anchorage, Alaska

Joanna Schaffhausen: Ellery Hathaway, a young police officer, and Reed Markham, an FBI profiler

New Alexander McCall Smith series: Ulf Varg and other detectives in the Department of Sensitive Crimes, in Malmo, Sweden

J.G. Toews: Stella Mosconi, a newspaper reporter in Nelson, an artsy ski town in south-central British Columbia, Canada

New Helene Tursten series: Embla Nyström, a detective inspector with the Västra Götaland County Bureau of Investigation in Gothenburg, Sweden

Iona Whishaw: Lane Winslow, a former British intelligence agent escaping in 1946 to the rural community of King’s Cove, British Columbia, Canada


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