2020 Hardcover Releases

Codes: [r] reprint, [NS] non-series, [SS] short stories, [YA] young adult, [NF] nonfiction

January 2020

In the Shadow of Vesuvius [Lady Emily #14] by Tasha Alexander

The Secret Guests [NS] by Benjamin Black

From the Grave [Edward Hall #2] by Jay Brandon

Fatal Roots [Country Cork #8] by Sheila Connolly

Sanctuary [NS] by Luca D’Andrea [1st US edition]

There's a Murder Afoot [Sherlock Holmes Bookshop #5] by Vicki Delany

Naked Came the Florida Man [Serge Storms #23] by Tim Dorsey

A View to a Kilt [Liss MacCrimmon #13] by Kaitlyn Dunnett

The Last Sister [NS] by Kendra Elliot

The Mitford Scandal [Mitford Murders #3] by Jessica Fellowes [1st US edition]

House on Fire [Nick Heller #4] by Joseph Finder

When You See Me [NS] by Lisa Gardner

Give the Devil His Due [Rowland Sinclair #7] by Sulari Gentill [1st US edition]

Agency [NS] by William Gibson

Bound for Murder [Blue Ridge Library #4] by Victoria Gilbert

Lost Hills [Eve Ronin #1] by Lee Goldberg

Too Close to Home [Paul McGrath#2] by Andrew Grant

Purgatory Bay [Bleak Harbor #2] by Bryan Gruley

Lady of Perdition [Ben January #17] by Barbara Hambly

Winter of Dispair [Gaslight #2] by Cora Harrison

Into the Fire [Orphan X #5] by Gregg Hurwitz

Hi Five [IQ #4] by Joe Ide

Careless Whiskers [Cat in the Stacks #12] by Miranda James

Hindsight [Kendra Michaels #7] by Iris & Roy Johansen

The Rabbit Hunter [Joona Linna #6] by Lars Kepler [1st US edition]


The Vanishing [Fogg Lake #1] by Jayne Ann Krentz

Death Comes to the Nursery [Kurland St. Mary #7] by Catherine Lloyd

The Janes [Alice Vega #2] by Louisa Luna

Thistles and Thieves [Highland Booksop #3] by Molly MacRae

A Rush of Blood [NS] by David Mark

The Hollows [Kinship #2] by Jess Montgomery

The Hocus Girl [Simon Westow #2] by Chris Nickson

Mortal Music [Silver Rush #7] by Ann Parker

The Art of Dying [Will Raven #2] by Ambrose Parry [1st US edition]

Script for Scandal [Lillian Frost & Edith Head #3] by Renee Patrick

The Wild One [Peter Ash #5] by Nick Petrie

The Missing American [Emma Djan #1] by Kwei Quartey

Many Rivers To Cross [Alan Banks #26] by Peter Robinson [1st US edition]

The Woman in the Veil [Victorian #4] by Laura Joh Rowland

An Incantation of Cats [Witch Cats of Cambridge #2] by Clea Simon

The Look-Alike [NS] by Erica Spindler

Mr. Nobody [NS] by Catherine Steadman

Hunter Killer [Pike Logan #14] by Brad Taylor

The Black Hills [Grand & Batchelor #6] by M.J. Trow

The Other People [NS] by C.J. Tudor

The Committee [NS] by Sterling Watson

The Wife and the Widow [NS] by Christian White [1st US edition]

Trouble in Mind [Sam Kelson #1] by Michael Wiley

Treason [Stone Barrington #52] by Stuart Woods

Waltz into Darkness [NS 1947 reissue] by Cornell Woolrich

Fighters of Fear: Occult Detective Stories [SS] edited by Mike Ashley

February 2020

False Value [Rivers of London #7] by Ben Aaronovitch

Alone in the Wild [Casey Duncan #5] by Kelley Armstrong

The Killing Tide [Georges Dupin #5] by Jean-Luc Bannalec

Follow Me [NS] by Kathleen Barber

The Warsaw Protocol [Cotton Malone #15] by Steve Berry

The Burglar in Short Order [Bernie Rhodenbarr SS] by Lawrence Block

Dreams of Fear [David Vogel #3] by Hilary Bonner

The Third to Die [NS] by Allison Brennan

The Wages of Sin [Matthew Rowsley & Mrs. Faulkner #1] by Judith Cutler

Death in the Garden City [Dorothy Martin #22] by Jeanne M. Dams

Don’t Look Down [Shadows of New York #2] by Hilary Davidson

Dark Queen Waiting [Margaret Beaufort #2] by Paul Doherty [1st US edition]

The Good Killer [NS] by Harry Dolan

The Last Passenger [Charles Lenox prequel #3] by Charles Finch

Origami Man [Gibson Vaughn #5] by Matthew FitzSimmons

Coconut Layer Cake Murder [Hannah Swensen #25] by Joanne Fluke

Thief River Falls [NS] by Brian Freeman

The Dark Corners of the Night [UNSUB #3] by Meg Gardiner

Death by Chocolate Frosted Doughnut [Death by Chocolate #3] by Sarah Graves

One Minute Out [Gray Man #9] by Mark Greaney

The Lantern Men [Ruth Galloway #12] by Elly Griffiths

The Big Lie [Jack Swyteck #16] by James Grippando

The Case of the Reincarnated Client [Vish Puri #5] by Tarquin Hall

Perfect Little Children [NS] by Sophie Hannah [1st US edition]


Play the Red Queen [NS] by Juris Jurjevics

The Museum of Desire [Alex Delaware #35] by Jonathan Kellerman

The Burn [Betty Rhyzyk #2] by Kathleen Kent

Things in Jars [NS] by Jess Kidd [1st US edition]

The Other Mrs. [NS] by Mary Kubica

Pretty as a Picture [NS] by Elizabeth Little

The King’s Justice [Maggie Hope #9] by Susan Elia MacNeal

Terminal Black [Harry Tate #6] by Adrian Magson

A Silent Stabbing [Lady and Lady’s Maid #7] by Alyssa Maxwell

The Holdout [NS] by Graham Moore

Trouble Is What I Do [Leonid McGill #6] by Walter Mosley

Dead to Her [NS] by Sarah Pinborough

Crooked River [Aloysius Pendergast #19] by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

The Heartless [Bruno Johnson #7] by David Putnam

The Siamese Twin Mystery [Ellery Queen #7] by Ellery Queen [1933 reissue]

Golden in Death [Eve Dallas #50] by J.D. Robb

Dead Ringer [Mattie Winston #11] by Annelise Ryan

All the Best Lies [Ellery Hathaway #3] by Joanna Schaffhausen

The Sun Down Motel [NS] by Simone St. James

What Is Time to a Pig? [Cold Storage #3] by John Straley

A Divided Loyalty [Ian Rutledge #22] by Charles Todd

The Absolution [Children’s House #3] by Yrsa Sigurdardottir [1st US edition]

The Old Religion [NS] by Martyn Waites

Salt River [Doc Ford #26] by Randy Wayne White

March 2020

Victim 2117 [Department Q #8] by Jussi Adler-Olsen

Providence [NS] by Max Barry

The Red Lotus [NS] by Chris Bohjalian

The Bramble and the Rose [Henry Farrell #3] by Tom Bouman

Long Range [Joe Pickett #20] by C.J. Box

City of Margins [NS] by William Boyle

Stone Cross [Arliss Cutter #2] by Marc Cameron

Voice with No Echo [Jimmy Vega #5] by Suzanne Chazin

Lavender Blue Murder [Tea Shop #21] by Laura Childs

The Boy from the Woods [NS] by Harlan Coben

Do No Harm [Nate Heller #17] by Max Allan Collins

Journey of the Pharoahs [NUMA #17] by Clive Cussler & Graham Brown

Gone by Midnight [Crimson Lake #3] by Candice Fox [1st US edition]

Running Out of Road [Buck Schatz #3] by Daniel Friedman

The Sea of Lost Girls [NS] by Carol Goodman

The Lady of the Lake [Brighton #7] by Peter Guttridge

Chasing the White Lion [Talia Inger & Adam Tyler #2] by James R. Hannibal

You Are Not Alone [NS] by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen

After Sundown [NS] by Linda Howard & Linda Jones

The Woman in the Mirror [NS] by Rebecca James [1st US edition]

No Stone Unturned [Forensic Instincts #8] by Andrea Kane

Lazarus [Joona Linna #7] by Lars Kepler


A Circle of Dead Girls [Will Rees #8] by Eleanor Kuhns [1st US edition]

Jane Goes North [NS] by Joe R. Lansdale

Hammer to Fall [Joe Wilderness #3] by John Lawton

Stop at Nothing [NS] by Michael Ledwidge

Trace Elements [Guido Brunetti #29] by Donna Leon

A Reasonable Doubt [Robin Lockwood #3] by Phillip Margolin

Your Turn Mr. Moto [Mr. Moto #1, 1935 reissue] by John P. Marquand

The Evil Men Do [P.T. Marsh #2] by John McMahon

The Hook [Raymond Donne #5] by Tim O’Mara [1st US edition]

That Left Turn at Albuquerque [NS] by Scott Phillips

Hour of the Assassin [NS] by Matthew Quirk

A Murderous Relation [Veronica Speedwell #5] by Deanna Raybourn

A Conspiracy of Bones [Temperance Brennan #19] by Kathy Reichs

The Last Odyssey [Sigma Force #15] by James Rollins

The Jerusalem Assassin [Marcus Ryker #3] by Joel C. Rosenberg

The K Team [K Team #1] by David Rosenfelt

The Last Tourist [Milo Weaver #4] by Olen Steinhauer

Eight Perfect Murders [NS] by Peter Swanson

The Now-and-Then Detective [Jack Starkey #3] by William Wells

Hit List [Stone Barrington #53] by Stuart Woods

April 2020

Antiques Fire Sale [Trash ’n’ Treasures #15] by Barbara Allan

Death of a Bean Counter [Maggy Thorsen #12] by Sandra Balzo

The Heights [Crane & Drake #2] by Parker Bilal

Three Hours in Paris [NS] by Cara Black

The Third Sister [Family Secrets #3] by Sara Blaedel

Death and the Chevalier [Cragg and Fidelis #6] by Robin Blake

The Split [NS] by Sharon Bolton

Savage Son [James Reece #3] by Jack Carr

Final Judgment [Samantha Brinkman #4] by Marcia Clark

Death of an American Beauty [Jane Prescott #3] by Mariah Fredericks

Fake Truth [Ian Ludlow #3] by Lee Goldberg

Camino Winds [Camino #2] by John Grisham

Crash [NS] by David Hagberg & Lawrence Light

Who Speaks for the Damned [Sebastian St. Cyr #15] by C.S. Harris

A Shadow Intelligence [Elliott Kane #1] by Oliver Harris

Little Secrets [NS] by Jennifer Hillier

Rough Justice [Grey and Villere #6] by Matt Hilton

Hidden Salem [Bishop, Special Crimes Unit] by Kay Hooper

A Bad Day for Sunshine [Sunshine Vicram #1] by Darynda Jones

No Going Back [Nora Watts #3] by Sheena Kamal

Buried [NS] by Lynda La Plante

The Talented Mr. Varg [Ulf Varg # 2] by Alexander McCall Smith

And the Killer Is… [Savannah Reid #25] by G.A. McKevett


Strike Me Down [NS] by Mindy Mejia

The Last Hunt [Benny Griessel #7] by Deon Meyer [1st US edition]

The New Husband [NS] by D.J. Palmer

Dead Land [V.I. Warshawski #20] by Sara Paretsky

The King’s Beast [Duncan McCallum #6] by Eliot Pattison

One Fatal Flaw [Daniel Pitt #3] by Anne Perry

The Stolen Gold Affair [Sabina Carpenter & John Quincannon #8] by Bill Pronzini

The Secrets They Left Behind [NS] by Lissa Marie Redmond

The Haunted Lady [Hilda Adams #4, 1942 reissue] by Mary Roberts Rinehart

Miss Julia Knows a Thing or Two [Miss Julia #21] by Ann B. Ross

Masked Prey [Prey #30] by John Sandford

The Stolen Letter [Scottish Bookshop #5] by Paige Shelton

Hid from Our Eyes [Clare Fergusson & Russ Van Alstyne #9] by Julia Spencer-Fleming

Murder on Pleasant Avenue [Gaslight #23] by Victoria Thompson

A Star Is Dead [Angela Richman #4] by Elaine Viets

The Marshal and the Mystical Mountain [Nelson Lane #3] by C.M. Wendelboe

The Sword of Shadows [Crispin Guest #13] by Jeri Westerson

Have You Seen Me? [NS] by Kate White

Broken [6 novellas] by Don Winslow

Deadly Anniversaries: A Collection of Stories from Crime Fiction’s Top Authors [SS] edited by Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini

Both Sides: Stories from the Border [SS] edited by Gabin Iglesias

May 2020

The Good Wife [Henry Johnstone #5] by Jane A. Adams

Cold Kill [NS] by Rennie Airth

The Chocolate Cobweb [NS, 1948 reissue] by Charlotte Armstrong

In the Company of Fools [Christine de Pizan #3] by Tania Bayard

The Last Scoop [Clare Carlson #3] by R.G. Belsky

Eagle Station [Patrick McLanahan] by Dale Brown

Furmidable Foes [Mrs. Murphy #29] by Rita Mae Brown

The Scent of Danger [Ursula Blanchard #18] by Fiona Buckley

Fair Warning [Jack McEvoy #3] by Michael Connelly

The Wife Stalker [NS] by Liv Constantine

Beyond Gone [Simon Fisk #4] by Douglas Corleone

Wrath of Poseidon [Sam and Remi Fargo #1] by Clive Cussler & Robin Burcell

The Goodbye Man [Colter Shaw #2] by Jeffery Deaver

Postmark Berlin [Collins & Burke #11] by Anne Emery

Roar Back [Émile Cinq-Mars prequel set in 1978] by John Farrow

This Is How I Lied [NS] by Heather Gudenkauf

Street Music [Poke Rafferty #9] by Timothy Hallinan

The Paladin [NS] by David Ignatius

The Murder of Twelve [Murder, She Wrote continuation] by Jon Land


The Secrets of Bones [Jazz Ramsey #2] by Kylie Logan

The Streel [Deadwood #1] by Mary Logue

Robert B. Parker's Grudge Match [Sunny Randall continuation] by Mike Lupica

Rigged [Jake Longly #4] by D.P. Lyle

Death on Tuckernuck [Merry Folger 36] by Francine Mathews

A Good Marriage [NS] by Kimberly McCreight

Death in the East [Wyndham & Banerjee #4] by Abir Mukherjee

Wildfire [Henry Christie #26] by Nick Oldham

Hard Cash Valley [NS] by Brian Panowich

The 20th Victim [Women’s Murder Club #20] by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro

These Women [NS] by Ivy Pochoda

A Full Cold Moon [Lauren Riley #4] by Lissa Marie Redmond

Edgar Allan Poe and the Empire of the Dead [Poe 7 Dupin #3] by Karen Lee Street [1st US editon]

The Last Trial [Kindle County #11] by Scott Turow

A Shooting at Château Rock [Bruno, Chief of Police #13] by Martin Walker

Bombshell [Teddy Fay #4] by Stuart Woods & Parnell Hall

The End of October [NS] by Lawrence Wright

The Darkling Halls of Ivy [SS] edited by Lawrence Block

June 2020

A Long Night in Paris [NS] by Dov Alfon [1st US edition]

Don’t Turn Around [NS] by Jessica Barry

The Request [NS] by David Bell

The Clutter Corpse [Decluttering #1] by Simon Brett

The Grim Reader [Bibliophile #14] by Kate Carlisle

The Indigo Ghosts [Gabriel Taverner #3] by Alys Clare

The Hour of the Fox [Brother Chandler #1] by Cassandra Clark

The Delightful Life of a Suicide Pilot [Dr. Siri Paiboun #15] by Colin Cotterill

One Last Lie [Mike Bowditch #11] by Paul Doiron

They Did Bad Things [NS] by Lauren A. Forry

The Case of the Baited Hook [Perry Mason 1940 reissue] by Erle Stanley Gardner

The Art of Deception [Daughter of Sherlock Holmes #4] by Leonard Goldberg

Deadly Primrose [Francis Oughterard #7] by Suzette A. Hill

Clean Hands [NS] by Patrick Hoffman

Off Script [Enora Andresson #3] by Graham Hurley

Credible Threat [Ali Reynolds #15] by J.A. Jance

The Persuasion [Eve Duncan #27] by Iris Johansen


The Mist [Hidden Iceland #3] by Ragnar Jónasson

Riviera Gold [Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes #16] by Laurie R. King

You Can’t Catch Me [NS] by Catherine McKenzie

The Girl from Widow Hills [NS] by Megan Miranda

Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars [NS] by Joyce Carol Oates

The Doom List [Tom Collins #2] by Gerard O’Donovan

The Dilemma [NS] by B.A. Paris

Execution [Giordano Bruno #6] by S.J. Parris [1st US edition]

The Summer House [NS] by James Patterson & Brendan DuBois

Hold Your Breath, China [Inspector Chen #10] by Qiu Xiaolong

The Red, Red Snow Colin Anderson & Freddie Costello #11] by Caro Ramsay

The Black Swan of Paris [NS] by Karen Robards

Home Before Dark [NS] by Riley Sager

Lost River [NS] by J. Todd Scott

Remain Silent [Manon Bradshaw #3] by Susie Steiner

The Mountains Wild [Maggie D’arcy #1] by Sarah Stewart Taylor

The Distant Dead [NS] by Heather Young

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