Selected Paperback Releases

Codes: [r] reprint from hardcover or earlier paperback, [SS] short stories,
[s] simultaneous hardcover/paperback release, [NS] non-series

October 2016

The Hammett Hex [Book Collector #5] by Victoria Abbott

The Idol of Mombasa [Vera McIntosh & Justin Tolliver #2] by Annamaria Alfieri

Cometh the Hour [r] [Clifton Chronicles #6] by Jeffrey Archer

Little Boy Blue [Helen Grace #5] by M.J. Arlidge [1st US edition]

Blonde Ice [Gil Mallow #3] by R.G. Belsky

The Killing Forest [r] [Louise Rick & Camilla Lind #8] by Sara Blaedel

The Witch and the Dead [Wishcraft 7] by Heather Blake

Killing Thyme [Spice Shop #3] by Leslie Budewitz

Quarry in the Black [Quarry #13] by Max Allan Collins

Seeds of Deception [Orchard #10] by Sheila Connolly

Death Comes to the Ballets Russes [Francis Powerscourt #14] by David Dickinson [1st US edition]

A Memory of Muskets [Chloe Ellefson #7] by Kathleen Ernst

The Heavens May Fall [Max Rupert #3] by Allen Eskens

Friday on My Mind [Frieda Klein #5] by Nicci French [1st US edition]

Find Her [r] [D.D. Warren #8] by Lisa Gardner

Unlucky Charms [Superstition #3] by Linda O. Johnston

Paws and Effect [Magical Cats #8] by Sofie Kelly


Death Among Rubies [s] [Lady Frances Ffolkes #2] by R.J. Koreto

Putting on the Witch [Retired Witches #3] by Joyce & Jim Lavene

Fatal Frost [Dewberry Farm #2] by Karen MacInerney

The Queen’s Accomplice [Maggie Hope #6] by Susan Elia MacNeal

Jimmy and Fay [Jimmy Quinn #3] by Michael Mayo

Feliz Navidead [Santa Fe Café #3] by Ann Myers

Michelangelo’s Ghost [s] [Jaya Jones #4] by Gigi Pandian

Where Roses Never Die [Varg Veum #18] by Gunnar Staalesen

Masking for Trouble [Costume Shop #2] by Diane Vallere

Dangling by a Thread [Mainely Needlepoint #4] by Lea Wait

The Best American Mystery Stories 2016 [SS] edited by Elizabeth George & Otto Penzler

The Big Book of Jack the Ripper [SS] edited by Otto Penzler

Crime Plus Music: Twenty Stories of Music-Themed Noir [SS] edited by Jim Fusilli

The Highway Kind: Tales of Fast Cars, Desperate Drivers, and Dark Roads [SS] edited by Patrick Millikin

San Juan Noir [SS] edited by Mayra Santos-Febres

November 2016

The Corpse with the Ruby Lips [Cait Morgan #8] by Cathy Ace

Twice Told Tail [Black Cat Bookshop #6] by Ali Brandon

A Voice in the Night [Inspector Montalbano #20] by Andrea Camilleri

Deck the Hallways [Fixer-Upper #4] by Kate Carlisle

Judgment of Murder [Rex Graves #11] by C.S. Challinor

Collision [r] [Sean Falcone #2] by William S. Cohen

The Champagne Conspiracy [Wine Country #7] by Ellen Crosby

Here Comes the Bribe [r] [Bed-and-Breakfast #30] by Mary Daheim

The Singularity Race [s] [NS] by Mark de Castrique

We Wish You a Murderous Christmas [Year-Round Christmas #2] by Vicki Delany

Hooking for Trouble [Crochet #11] by Betty Hechtman

The Primrose Pursuit [r] [Francis Oughterard #6] by Suzette A. Hill

Rhythm & Clues [Odelia Grey #11] by Sue Ann Jaffarian


There Was a Crooked Man [s] [Cat DeLuca #5] by K.J. Larsen

City of Strangers [NS] by Louise Millar [1st US edition]

The Smiling Tiger [Todd McKinnon & Georgine Wyeth #3 republication] by Lenore Glen Offord

The Next One Will Kill You [Angus Green #1] by Neil S. Plakcy

Blackout [r] [NS] by David Rosenfelt

Pacific Homicide [NS] by Patricia Smiley

The Midwife and the Assassin [r] [Midwife #4] by Sam Thomas

December 2016

Dead, Bath, and Beyond [Victoria Square #4] by Lorraine Bartlett & Laurie Cass

That Darkness [NS] by Lisa Black

A Most Curious Murder [r] [Little Library #1] by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli

Spouse on Haunted Hill [Haunted Guest House #8] by E.J. Copperman

Coconut Cowboy [r] [Serge Storms #19] by Tim Dorsey

Prose and Cons [Magical Bookshop #2] by Amanda Flower

Troublemaker [r] [NS] by Linda Howard

Frosty the Dead Man [Snow Globe Shop #3] by Christine Husom

Ghosts of Misty Hollow [Granny Apples #6] by Sue Ann Jaffarian

The Curse of Tenth Grave [r] [Charley Davidson #10] by Darynda Jones

Above the Paw [Paw Enforcement #6] by Diane Kelly


Better Off Thread [Embroidery #10] by Amanda Lee

Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Enigma [r] [Jason Bourne continuation] by Eric Van Lustbader

Walk into Silence [NS] by Susan McBride

The Divided City [Gregor Reinhardt #3] by Luke McCallin

Iced Under [Maine Clambake #5] by Barbara Ross

January 2017

The Hanging Tree [Rivers of London #6] by Ben Aaronovitch

The 14th Colony [r] [Cotton Malone #11] by Steve Berry

This Is Not Over [r] [NS] by Holly Brown

The Fireman [r] [NS] by Joe Hill

Love You Dead [r] [Roy Grace #12] by Peter James

Don’t You Cry [r] [NS] by Mary Kubica


Assault and Beret [Hat Shop #5] by Jenn McKinlay

The House of Secrets [r] [Hazel Nash #1] by Brad Meltzer & Tod Goldberg

My True Love Lies [r] [NS] by Lenore Glen Offord

Third Time’s a Crime [Love or Money Mystery #3] by Diana Orgain

Telling Tails [Second Chance Cat #4] by Sofie Ryan

An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock [Samuel Craddock #6] by Terry Shames

Two Days Gone [NS] by Randall Silvis

Desert Vengeance [r] [Lena Jones #9] by Betty Webb

February 2017

The Trapped Girl [Tracy Crosswhite #4] by Robert Dugoni

Brighton [r] [NS] by Michael Harvey

Death, Taxes, and Sweet Potato Fries [Tara Holloway #11] by Diane Kelly

End of Watch [r] [Bill Hodges #3] by Stephen King


Marriage, Monsters-in-Law, and Murder [r] [Ellie Avery #9] by Sara Rosett

Bookman Dead Style [Dangerous Type #2] by Paige Shelton

A Wee Homicide in the Hotel [ScotShop #3] by Fran Stewart

March 2017

Fatal Thunder [r] [Jerry Mitchell #5] by Larry Bond

The Discourtesy of Death [r] [Father Anselm #5] by William Brodrick


April 2017

A Frying Shame [Deep Fried #3] by Linda Reilly

May 2017

Manitou Canyon [r] [Cork O’Connor #15] by William Kent Krueger


June 2017

Daisy in Chains [r] [NS] by Sharon Bolton

Because I’m Watching [r] [Virtue Falls #3] by Christina Dodd

A Soldier’s Revenge [r] [Will Cochrane #6] by Matthew Dunn


Order to Kill [r] [Mitch Rapp continuation] by Kyle Mills

July 2017

A Terrible Beauty [r] [Lady Emily Ashton #11] by Tasha Alexander

A Ghostly Light [Haunted Home Renovation #7] by Juliet Blackwell