2006 Hardcover Releases

Codes: [r] reprint from hardcover or earlier paperback, [NS] non-series

February 2006

The Rainaldi Quartet by Paul Adam

Murder on the Oceanic by Conrad Allen

Death of a Dreamer by M. C. Beaton

Out of Order by Charles Benoit

Nails by Peter Bowen

Oh Danny Boy [Murphy] by Rhys Bowen

Two Minute Rule [NS] by Robert Crais

Prayers for the Assassin by Robert Ferrigno


The Old Wine Shades [Jury] by Martha Grimes

A Necessary Evil by Alex Kava

Sorrow’s Anthem by Michael Koryta

The Ethical Assassin by David Liss

Painted Veil by Beverle Graves Myers

The Summer Snow by Rebecca Pawel

Mourners [Nameless] by Bill Pronzini

March 2006

False Impression by Jeffrey Archer

North by Northanger by Carrie Bebris

Murder in Montmartre by Cara Black

Nicotine Kiss by Loren D. Estleman

Cherry Cheesecake Murder by Joanne Fluke

Statute of Limitations by Steven Havill

Prior Bad Acts by Tami Hoag

Death Without Company by Craig Johnson

Gone [Delaware] by Jonathan Kellerman

A Disguise for Death [Gregory Summers] by Susan B. Kelly

Have Your Cake and Kill Him Too by Nancy Martin

The Skin Gods by Richard Montanari

Orbit by John J. Nance


Days of Rage by Kris Nelscott

The Fallen by T. Jefferson Parker

The Dark Assassin [Monk] by Anne Perry

Nightlife by Thomas Perry

Blood Hunt by Ian Rankin

Good Day in Hell by JD Rhoades

Dirty Blonde by Lisa Scottoline

Death Is No Bargain by Michael W. Sherer

Hello, Stranger by Virginia Swift

Death du Jour by Lou Jane Temple

All In One Piece by Cecelia Tishy

Desert Run by Betty Webb

Dark Light [Ford] by Randy Wayne White

Kill Me by Stephen White

April 2006

Savannah Breeze by Mary Kay Andrews

Out of Cabrini by Dave Case

Our Lady of Pain by Marion Chesney

Blood Orange Brewing [Tea Shop] by Laura Childs

Two Little Girls in Blue by Mary Higgins Clark

Promise Me by Harlan Coben

A Mammoth Murder by Bill Crider

Don’t Look Down by Jennifer Crusie
[with Bob Mayer]

Dark Tort by Diane Mott Davidson

The Big Bamboo by Tim Dorsey

Firetrap by Earl Emerson

Cocaine Blues (1989) [r] [1st American printing] by Kerry Greenwood
APA: Death by Misadventure

Hardscrabble Road [Demarkian] by Jane Haddam

Penumbra by Carolyn Haines

Prisoner of Memory by Denise Hamilton

The Sweet Golden Parachute by David Handler

Dead Days of Summer [Death on Demand] by Carolyn G. Hart


Pig Island by Mo Hayder

The Tooth of Time [McNab] by Sue Henry

Murder Delayed [Alvarez] by Roderic Jeffries

Through a Glass Darkly by Donna Leon

Dead Man Running by Rett MacPherson

Blue Shoes and Happiness by Alexander McCall Smith

A Murderous Innocence by Susan Oleksiw

The Heat of the Moon by Sandra Parshall

Tomb of the Golden Bird [Peabody] by Elizabeth Peters

The Virgin of Small Plains by Nancy Pickard

Miss Julia Stands Her Ground by Ann B. Ross

Cripple Creek by James Sallis

Prodigal Son by Kate Sedley

The Library Paradox by Catherine Shaw

High Priestess by David Skibbins

A Stain on the Silence [NS] by Andrew Taylor

Sweet Humphrey [NS] by Peter Turnbull

The Torso by Helene Tursten

May 2006

Behind the Curtain by Peter Abrahams

White Shadow by Ace Atkins

Dying Flames by Robert Barnard

Heart of the World by Linda Barnes

Buried by Mark Billingham

Feet of Clay by Ruth Birmingham

In Plain Sight by C.J. Box

Whipsaw [NS] by Steve Brewer

Proven Guilty by Jim Butcher

The Hard Way by Lee Child

At Risk [NS] by Patricia Cornwell

See Delphi and Die by Lindsey Davis

The Cold Moon by Jeffery Deaver

The Bookwoman’s Last Fling [Janeway] by John Dunning

Hollywood Stuff by Sharon Fiffer

Killer Instinct by Joseph Finder

The Foreign Correspondent by Alan Furst

A Prayer for the Night [r] by Paul L. Gaus

Mad Mouse by Chris Grabenstein

Lying with Strangers by James Grippando

Definitely Dead [Stackhouse] by Charlaine Harris

Wild Thing by Mike Harrison

Pretty Girl Gone [McKenzie] by David Housewright

In The City of Dark Waters [Monet] by Jane Jakeman

Killer Dreams by Iris Johansen


Shamus in the Green Room by Susan Kandel

The Attack by Yasmina Khadra

The Art of Detection [Martinelli] by Laurie R. King

The Husband by Dean R. Koontz

Second Sight by Jayne Ann Krentz

Corpse Suzette by G.A. McKevett

Murder at the Monks’ Table by Carol Anne O’Marie

The Beach Road [with Peter De Jonge] by James Patterson

The Poe Shadow by Matthew Pearl

Book of the Dead [Pendergast] by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Secrets on Saturday by Ann Purser

Indian Pipes by Cynthia Riggs

Piece of My Heart [Banks] by Peter Robinson

Sullivan’s Evidence by Nancy Taylor Rosenberg

Dead Center by David Rosenfelt

Dead Watch [NS] by John Sandford

The Big Boom [Mancuso] by Domenic Stansberry

Final Truth by Mariah Stewart

Murder in Little Italy by Victoria Thompson

Scorpion Rising by Marilyn Todd

Murder Unleashed by Elaine Viets

Bishop’s Reach by Kathryn R. Wall

Nerds Who Kill by Mark Richard Zubro

June 2006

The Tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood by Susan Wittig Albert

The Bee’s Kiss [Sandilands] by Barbara Cleverly

Dead in Vineyard Sand by Philip R. Craig

Cat in a Quicksilver Caper by Carole Nelson Douglas

Unnatural Selection by Aaron Elkins

The Last Assassin by Barry Eisler

Twelve Sharp [Plum] by Janet Evanovich

Sins and Needles [Devonshire] by Monica Ferris

Never Go Back [Barnett] by Robert Goddard

The Tarnished Chalice [Bartholomew] by Susanna Gregory

Danse Macabre by Laurell K. Hamilton

Cover of Night by Linda Howard

Street Legal by Bill Kent

A Garden of Vipers by Jack Kerley

Two Time by Chris Knopf


The PMS Murder by Laura Levine

No Good Deeds by Laura Lippman

Proof Positive [Jaffe] by Phillip Margolin

Learning to Kill [SS] by Ed McBain
[early pulp stories originally published 1952-57 under Evan Hunter and various pseudonyms]

Liar Liar by Deborah Nicholson

Iron Ties by Ann Parker

Blue Screen [Randall & Stone] by Robert B. Parker

The Crimes of Jordan Wise [NS] by Bill Pronzini

Impulse by Frederick Ramsay

The Skirt Man by Shelly Reuben

Black Order by James Rollins

Too Darn Hot [Quick] by Sandra Scoppettone

Copycat by Erica Spindler

Prey for a Miracle (Sister Agatha) by Aimee and David Thurlo

Cry Baby by Gloria White

July 2006

Killer Deal by Sheryl J. Anderson

Hit Parade [Keller] by Lawrence Block

One Last Breath by Stephen Booth

Pegasus Descending [Robicheaux] by James Lee Burke

Tainted Ground [Langley & Gillard] by Margaret Duffy

Tubby Meets Katrina by Tony Dunbar

The Prisoner of Guantanamo [NS] by Dan Fesperman

The Power Broker by Stephen Frey

Never Fear by Scott Frost

The Casebook of Sidney Zoom by Erle Stanley Gardner

Flying Too High [r] [1st US printing] by Kerry Greenwood

Bones to Pick [Delaney] by Carolyn Haines

Bones of the Barbary Coast by Daniel Hecht

Sleeping with Fear by Kay Hooper

Wolves of Memory [Harpur and Iles] by Bill James


The Sixth Man and Other Stories [SS] [Harpur and Iles] by Bill James

Dead Wrong by J. A. Jance

Dead and Buried [Skinner] by Quintin Jardine

Relentless by Simon Kernick

Rusty Nail by J.A. Konrath

Married to a Stranger by Patricia MacDonald

Resurrection by Tucker Malarkey

The Dead Hour [Paddy Meehan] by Denise Mina

Vanishing Point [McCone] by Marcia Muller

After the Mourning [NS] by Barbara Nadel

Judge and Jury by James Patterson and Andrew Gross

Break No Bones by Kathy Reichs

The Messenger [Allon] by Daniel Silva

The Bullet Trick by Louise Welsh

Everyone’s Dead But Us by Mark Richard Zubro

August 2006

Fear by Jeff Abbott

No Nest for the Wicket by Donna Andrews

Spy by Ted Bell

Evanly Bodies by Rhys Bowen

The Stabbing in the Stables by Simon Brett

White Sister by Stephen J. Cannell

Crisis by Robin Cook

Saks and Violins [B&B] by Mary Daheim

The Queen of the Night [Ancient Rome] by Paul Doherty

Blood on the Bones by Geraldine Evans

The Fourth Bear [Spratt] by Jasper Fforde

Blown Away by G.M. Ford

The Afghan by Frederick Forsyth

The Art of Drowning [NS] by Frances Fyfield

Close Call [Lambert & Hook] by J.M. Gregson

Murder in Jerusalem by Batya Gur

Snowbird’s Walk by Joe Hensley

One Man and His Bomb [Harriet Martens] by H.R.F. Keating

The Garden of Eden and Other Criminal Delights [SS] by Faye Kellerman


Copper River by William Kent Krueger

Winter’s Child [Knott] by Margaret Maron

The Oxygen Murder by Camille Minichino

The Night Gardener [NS] by George P. Pelecanos

Three Days to Never by Tim Powers

Pressing the Bet [Cole Springer] by W.L. Ripley

Triptych by Karin Slaughter

Cattery Row by Clea Simon

Liberation Movements by Olen Steinhauer
APA: The Istanbul Variation

Counterplay (2006) by Robert K. Tanenbaum

Snow Blind by P.J. Tracy

False Knight [Hennessey & Yellich] by Peter Turnbull

Mask Market by Andrew Vachss

Bye-Bye, Black Sheep by Ayelet Waldman

The Devil’s Feather by Minette Walters

Messenger of Truth by Jacqueline Winspear

September 2006

Love, Lies and Liquor by M.C. Beaton

Chow Down by Laurien Berenson

Max Unlocks the Universe by Mark Bouton

Motif for Murder [Scrapbooking] by Laura Childs

Drowning Man [O’Malley & Holden] by Margaret Coel

Stone Butterfly by James D. Doss

Primary Storm [Lewis Cole] by Brendan DuBois

A Single Eye [Darcy Lott] by Susan Dunlap

Gunpowder Plot by Carola Dunn

Under Orders by Dick Francis

The Mephisto Club [Rizzoli] by Tess Gerritsen

Slay Ride [NS] by Chris Grabenstein

Mad Dogs [NS] by James Grady

A Stolen Season [McKnight] by Steve Hamilton

Murder by Bicycle by Veronica Heley

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Choir by Sharon Kahn

The Wrong Man by John Katzenbach

The One from the Other [Bernie Gunther] by Philip Kerr


The Mission Song [NS] by John Le Carre

The Man Who Smiled by Henning Mankell

The Princess of Denmark by Edward Marston

Girl in a Box by Sujata Massey

The Right Attitude to Rain [Isabel Dalhousie] by Alexander McCall Smith

Fear of the Dark [Jones] by Walter Mosley

Cruel Music by Beverle Graves Myers

Fatal Carnival by Charles O’Brien

A Dead Man in Athens [Seymour] by Michael Pearce

The Dark Water [r] by David Pirie

Blackstone and the Balloon of Death [Inspector Blackstone] by Alan Rustage writing as Sally Spencer

Lights Out by Jason Starr

Arizona Dreams by Jon Talton

Out Cold [Brady Coyne] by William G. Tapply

Still as Death by Sarah Stewart Taylor

The Zero [Camden] by Jess Walter

Sleight of Hand by Kate Wilhelm

Harbingers by F. Paul Wilson

October 2006

Silence of the Grave [r] by Arnaldur Indridason
AKA: The Lady in Green

The Hard Way by Carol Lea Benjamin

Monkey Man [Mabry] by Steve Brewer

The Hounds and the Fury by Rita Mae Brown

Kidnapped by Jan Burke

Echo Park [Bosch] by Michael Connelly

Run Afoul [Wiki Coffin] by Joan Druett

Havoc [Philip Mercer] by Jack Du Brul

Motor Mouth by Janet Evanovich

Three Strikes and You’re Dead by Jessica Fletcher

Stripped by Brian Freeman

What Came Before He Shot Her [Thomas Lynley] by Elizabeth George

Glass Tiger [NS] by Joe Gores

Cruel Sister by Deborah Grabien

Murder on the Ballarat Train [r] [1st US edition] by Kerry Greenwood

You Have the Right to Remain Puzzled by Parnell Hall

Strange Candy [SS] [includes Blake] by Laurell K. Hamilton

The Lizard’s Bite [Costa] (US edition) by David Hewson

The River Killings by Merry Jones

Damnation Street [Weiss & Bishop] by Andrew Klavan


Depths [NS] by Henning Mankell

Bone Valley [Lilly Cleary] by Claire Matturro

The Second Mouse by Archer Mayor

The Widow by Carla Neggers

Keeper of the Keys by Perri O’Shaughnessy

Hundred-Dollar Baby [Spenser] by Robert B. Parker

Death Angel by Martha Powers

Everybody Kills Somebody Sometime [NS] by Robert J. Randisi

The Quality of Mercy [Corinth & Browne] by David Roberts

Truth Catcher [NS] by Anna Salter

The Pressure of Darkness by Harry Shannon

Miss Melville Runs for Cover by Evelyn E. Smith (first printing of an unpublished 1993 book)

All Mortal Flesh by Julia Spencer-Fleming

Naked to the Hangman [Lydmouth] by Andrew Taylor

A Whole New Life [NS] by Betsy Thorton

Missing in Precinct Puerto Rico by Steven Torres

Unquiet Spirit [Nathanial Gye] by Derek Wilson

The Winter of Frankie Machine [NS] by Don Winslow

Short Straw [Eagle] by Stuart Woods

November 2006

Gravewriter by Mark Arsenault

Jane and the Barque of Frailty [Jane Austen] by Stephanie Barron

Heart of Ice by Alys Clare

Santa Cruise by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark

Gaits of Heaven [Dogtrainer] by Susan Conant

The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly

The Glass Wall [r] by Clare Curzon

Wild Fire [Corey] by Nelson DeMille

Grave Surprise [Connelly] by Charlaine Harris

Nature Girl by Carl Hiaasen

The Shape Shifter by Tony Hillerman

Always Say Goodbye [Fonesca] by Stuart Kaminsky

The Ragtime Kid by Larry Karp

Capital Crimes by Faye Kellerman and Jonathan Kellerman

Brother Odd by Dean R. Koontz

The Do-Re-Mi [Hickey] by Ken Kuhlken

The Phony Marine by Jim Lehrer

Extraordinary People [NS] by Peter May

Tears of the Giraffe [r] by Alexander McCall Smith

Recoil [Nick Stone] by Andy McNab

Rumpole and the Reign of Terror [Rumpole] by John Mortimer

Murder in Hell’s Corner [Peter and Georgia Marsh] by Amy Myers


The Body in the Ivy by Katherine Hall Page

Cross by James Patterson

A Christmas Secret by Anne Perry

A Case of Two Cities by Qiu Xiaolong

Bleeding Hearts [r] by Ian Rankin (originally published in 1994 under the pseudonym Jack Harvey)

The Water’s Lovely [NS] by Ruth Rendell

Death in the Orchid Garden [Gardening Mystery] by Ann Ripley

Angel’s Share by Mike Ripley

Born in Death by J.D. Robb

Red Chrysanthemum by Laura Joh Rowland

Obsessions Can Be Murder [Charlie Parker] by Connie Shelton

Sins of the Fathers [Charlie Woodend] by Sally Spencer

The Night Lawyer [NS] by Michelle Spring

Ask the Parrot [Parker] by Richard Stark (Donald E. Westlake)

Surrogate Evil [Nez] by Aimee and David Thurlo

Master of Souls by Peter Tremayne

Murder at the Opera by Margaret Truman

Hollywood Station by Joseph Wambaugh

The Hidden Assassins [Javier Falcon] by Robert Wilson

December 2006

Requiem for a Dealer [Brodie Farrell] by Jo Bannister

Treasure of Khan [Pitt] by Clive Cussler with Dirk Cussler

Spider Mountain by P.T. Deutermann

Spinning Dixie by Eric Dezenhall

Death on the Nevsky Prospekt by David Dickinson

The Waxman Murders [Hugh Corbett] by Paul Doherty

Desperately Seeking Sushi by Jerrilyn Farmer

The Machiavelli Covenant by Allan Folsom

Shadow Dance [NS] by Julie Garwood

Trap Door [Jacobia Triptree] by Sarah Graves

Death at Victoria Dock [r] [1st American printing] by Kerry Greenwood

Allah’s Scorpion [Kirk McGarvey] by David Hagberg

Mistral’s Kiss [Gentry] by Laurell K. Hamilton


Hannibal Rising [Hannibal Lecter] by Thomas Harris

Night Vision [Lawless] by Ellen Hart

Why Casey Had To Die [Harry Bronson] by L.C. Hayden

True Evil by Greg Iles

Stalemate [Eve Duncan] by Iris Johansen

Find Me [Mallory] by Carol O’Connell

The Perfect Fake [NS] by Barbara Parker

Homicide 69 by Sam Reaves

In this Rain [NS] by S.J. Rozan

Probable Cause by Theresa Schwegel

McMansion [Ben Abbott] by Justin Scott

The Dark Streets [Jack Liffey] by John Shannon

The Crimson Portrait by Jody Shields

The Black Sun by James Twining

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