What’s New

Authors and Characters Added in February 2017

Jane Harper: non-series

Leslie Karst: Sally Solari, a former lawyer, helping run her dad’s Italian restaurant, in Santa Cruz, California

Arthur Kerns: Hayden Stone, a retired FBI agent now working for the CIA to combat international terrorism

New Lynn Chandler Willis series: Ava Logan, a young widow with two children who owns the local newspaper in Jackson Creek, North Carolina


Authors and Characters Added in January 2017

Flynn Berry: non-series psychological thriller

Sarah M. Chen: non-series

Marla Cooper: Kelsey McKenna, a wedding planner in the San Francisco, California, Bay Area, in the Destination Wedding mysteries

Shawn Corridan & Gary Waid: non-series thrillers

Dianne Dixon: non-series

Jessica Estevao: Ruby Proulx, a psychic with a questionable past, in the late 1890s, in the Change of Fortune mysteries (Jessie Crockett)

Alexia Gordon: Gethsemane Brown, an African-American classical musician from Virginia, stranded in an Irish seaside village haunted by the irascible ghost of a famous native composer

Noah Hawley: non-series suspense

Nat Hentoff: Noah Green, a homicide detective in Greenwich Village and Alphabet City, New York City

Clark Howard: non-series mysteries and true crime

Joe Ide: Isaiah Quintabe, called IQ, a young black man who solves crimes using his intellect and Sherlock Homes-like observations, in east Long Beach, California

Cynthia Kuhn: Lila Maclean, an English professor at exclusive Stonedale University, near Denver, Colorado

Nadine Nettmann: Katie Stillwell, a wine taster (“The Palate”) working on certification, and amateur sleuth, in the wine country of Northern California, in the Sommelier mysteries

Nick (Nicholas) Petrie: Peter Ash, an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran with post-traumatic stress challenges

Lisa Preston: non-series thrillers

Lili Wright: non-series

Heather Young: non-series


Authors and Characters Added in December 2016

Trey R. Barker: Jace Salome, a rookie correctional officer at the Zachary County Jail, in west Texas

Sarah Cain: Danny Ryan, a journalist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

New Maia Chance series: Agnes Blythe, helping her eccentric Great Aunt Effie to salvage the condemned Stagecoach Inn, in a small town in New York

New Alys Clare series: Gabriel Taverner, a former ship’s surgeon trying to establish a medical practice in his home county of Devon, beginning in 1603

Hugh Dutton: non-series set in Florida

Cate Holahan: non-series psychological thrillers

New Kate Kingsbury series: Melanie West, after a messy divorce, running a B&B with her grandmother at a purportedly haunted mansion on the Oregon coast, in the Merry Ghost Inn mysteries

New R.J. Koreto series: Alice Roosevelt, the bright, unconventional daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt, in early 1900s New York City

Pol Koutsakis: Stratos Gazis, a “conscientious fixer” (hitman), in Athens, Greece

Karen Pullen: Stella Lavender, an agent with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation

Jonathan F. Putnam: Joshua Speed, second son of a wealthy plantation owner, and freshly minted lawyer Abraham Lincoln, in late 1830s Springfield, Illinois

New Sarah Rayne series: Phineas Fox, a music researcher based in London

Carrie Smith: Claire Codella, a homicide detective and cancer survivor, in New York City

David Swinson: Frank Marr, a former cop, a drug addict, and now a private investigator, in Washington, DC

E.S. Thomson: Jem Flockhart, a young apocathary in beginning in 1846 Victorian London, England