2009 Hardcover Releases

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

January 2009

The Leopard’s Prey [Jade del Cameron #4] by Suzanne Arruda

Nemesis: The Final Case of Eliot Ness [NS] by William Bernhardt

Three Weeks To Say Goodbye [NS] by C.J. Box

Dark of Night [Troubleshooter #14] by Suzanne Brockmann

On the Grind [Shane Scully #8] by Stephen J. Cannell

The Sky Took Him [Alafair Tucker #4] by Donis Casey

The Joys of My Life [Hawkenlye Abbey #12] by Alys Clare

Cat Sitter on a Hot Tin Roof [Dixie Hemingway #4] by Blaize Clement

Shotgun Wedding [Milt Kovak #9] by Susan Rogers Cooper

Nuclear Jellyfish [Serge Storms #14] by Tim Dorsey

Never Tell a Lie [NS] by Hallie Ephron

Plum Spooky [Stephanie Plum] by Janet Evanovich

Honestly Dearest, You’re Dead [Dek Ekstrom #2] by Jack Fredrickson

Lost River [Valentin St. Cyr #4] by David Fulmer

Buried Strangers [Mario Silva #2] by Leighton Gage

The Last Gig [Alessandra Martillo #1] by Norman Green

Devil’s Game [Ackroyd & Thackeray #15] by Patricia Hall

A Darker Place [Sean Dillon #16] by Jack Higgins


Revenge [Larry Cole #10] by Hugh Holton

The Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death [NS] by Charlie Huston

Bright Futures [Lew Fonesca #6] by Stuart M. Kaminsky

Roanoke: A Novel of Elizabethan Intrigue [NS] by Margaret Lawrence

Drawing Dead [Rick Redman #2] by Grant McCrea

A Darker Domain [NS] by Val McDermid [1st US edition]

The Wisdom of Father Dowling [SS] by Ralph M. McInerny

Falconer and the Ritual of Death [William Falconer #6] by Ian Morson

Nemesis [Harry Hole #4] by Jo Nesbø [1st US edition]

Eclipse [NS] by Richard North Patterson

A Rule Against Murder [Armand Gamache #4] by Louise Penny (1st US edition) APA: The Murder Stone (Canada)

Runner [Jane Whitefield #6] by Thomas Perry

The Samaritan’s Secrets [Omar Yussef #3] by Matt Beynon Rees

Death Was in the Picture [Kitty Pangborn #2] by Linda L. Richards

Death at Pompeia’s Wedding [Libertus #10] by Rosemary Rowe

Breakneck [NS] by Erica Spindler

Mounting Fears [Will Lee #6] by Stuart Woods

February 2009

Aunt Dimity Slays the Dragon [Aunt Dimity #14] by Nancy Atherton

Pleasing the Dead [Storm Kayama #4] by Deborah Turrell Atkinson

Sucker Punch [Cal Innes #2] by Ray Banks (APA: Donkey Punch)

Bones of Betrayal [Body Farm #4] by Jefferson Bass

Death of a Witch [Hamish Macbeth #25] by M.C. Beaton

The Silent Man [John Wells #3] by Alex Berenson

Probable Claus [NS] by Jon L. Breen

Terminal Freeze [NS] by Lincoln Child

Fed Up [Gourmet Girl #4] by Jessica Conant-Park & Susan Conant

Murder in Four Parts [Dan Rhodes #16] by Bill Crider

Valley of the Lost [Smith & Winters #2] by Vicki Delany

Death of a Pilgrim [Lord Francis Powerscourt #8] by David Dickinson

A Haunt of Murder [Canterbury Tales #6] by Paul Doherty [1st US edition]

Safer [NS] by Sean Doolittle

The Lost Witness [Lena Gamble #2] by Robert Ellis

Cape Disappointment [Thomas Black #12] by Earl Emerson

Lethal Legacy [Alexandra Cooper #11] by Linda Fairstein

Murder at the Academy Awards [Red Carpet #1] by Jerrilyn Farmer with Joan Rivers

Cream Puff Murder [Hannah Swensen #11] by Joanna Fluke

Murder by Ancient Design [Willi Gallagher #5] by Kat Goldring

Spade & Archer: The Prequel to Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon by Joe Gores

Irish Tweed [Nuala Anne McGrail #12] by Andrew M. Greeley

Above the Law [Casey Jordan #2] by Tim Green


The Westminster Poisoner [Thomas Chaloner #4] by Susanna Gregory [1st US edition]

The Other Half Lives [Waterhouse & Zailer #4] by Sophie Hannah

The Big Dirt Nap [Dirty Business #2] by Rosemary Harris

No Lovelier Death [Joe Faraday #9] by Graham Hurley

Off-Street Parking [NS] by Bill James [1st US edition)

Blood and Bone [NS] by William Lashner

Fatal February [Mary Magruder Katz #1] by Barbara Levenson

Under the Radar [Sisterhood #13] by Fern Michaels

Cat Playing Cupid [Joe Grey #14] by Shirley Rousseau Murphy

Batter Off Dead [Pennsylvania-Dutch #17] by Tamar Myers

The Second Opinion [NS] by Michael Palmer

Run for Your Life [NS] by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

Night and Day [Jesse Stone #9] by Robert B. Parker

The Renegades [NS] by T. Jefferson Parker

Can’t Never Tell [Avery Andrews #5] by Cathy Pickens

Promises in Death [Eve Dallas] by J.D. Robb

No More Dying [Edward Corinth & Verity Browne #9] by David Roberts

All the Colors of Darkness [Inspector Banks #18] by Peter Robinson [1st US edition]

Kill for Me [3rd in trilogy] by Karen Rose

The Shanghai Moon [Lydia Chin & Bill Smith #9] by S.J. Rozan

Whisper to the Blood [Kate Shugak #16] by Dana Stabenow

Among the Mad [Maisie Dobbs #4] by Jacqueline Winspear

March 2009

Paths of Glory [NS] by Jeffrey Archer

Wild Sorrow [Jamaica Wild #3] by Sandi Ault

Death and the Crossed Wires [Trudy Roundtree #6] by Linda Berry

Murder in the Latin Quarter [Aimee Leduc #9] by Cara Black

In a Gilded Cage [Molly Murphy #8] by Rhys Bowen

Bahama Burnout [Mick Sever #5] by Don Bruns

She Shoots To Conquer [Ellie Haskell #14] by Dorothy Cannell

Deep Waters [Callie Anson #3] by Kate Charles

Oolong Dead [Tea Shop #10] by Laura Childs

Long Lost [Myron Bolitar #9] by Harlan Coben

Corsair [Oregon Files #6] by Clive Cussler with Jack DuBrul

The Man in the Window [Gunnarstranda & Frolich #3] by K.O. Dahl [1st US edition]

Manna from Hades: A Cornish Mystery [NS] by Carola Dunn

Fault Line [NS] by Barry Eisler

Grave Goods [Adelia #3] by Ariana Franklin

In the Dark [Jonathan Stride #4] by Brian Freeman (1st US edition of The Watcher)

Until It’s Over [NS] by Nikki French [1st US edition]

The Bellini Card [Yashim #3] by Jason Goodwin

Glasgow Kiss [Lorimer & Brightman #6] by Alex Gray

Murder in the Dark [Phryne Fisher #16] by Kerry Greenwood [1st US edition]

Don’t Look Twice [NS] by Andrew Gross

Dare to Die [Death on Demand #19] by Carolyn Hart

False Step [Bea Abbot #3] by Veronica Heley

Torched [NS] [YA] by April Henry

Smoke & Whispers [NS] by Mick Herron

Dante’s Numbers [Nic Costa and Gianni Peroni #7] by David Hewson [1st US edition]

The Risk of Darkness [Simon Serrailler #3] by Susan Hill [1st US edition]

Malice [Rick Bentz #6] by Lisa Jackson

Sun, Sea and Murder [Inspector Alvarez #33] by Roderic Jeffries

Flipping Out [Mike Lomax & Terry Biggs #3] by Marshall Karp


True Detectives [Alex Delaware #24] by Jonathan Kellerman

A Quiet Flame [Bernie Gunther #5] by Philip Kerr [1st US edition]

Run a Crooked Mile [NS] by Janet LaPierre

Illegal [NS] by Paul Levine

Life Sentences [NS] by Laura Lippman

Revenge of the Spellmans [Spellmans #3] by Lisa Lutz

Evil Justice [Anna Winthrop #2] by Evan Marshall

Lords of Corruption [NS] by Kyle Mills

The Long Fall [Leonid McGill #1] by Walter Mosley

The Last Dickens [NS] by Matthew Pearl

Execution Dock [William Monk #16] by Anne Perry

Schemers [Nameless #36] by Bill Pronzini

The Mao Case [Inspector Chen #6] by Qiu Xiaolong

Shatter [Joseph O’Loughlin #4] by Michael Robotham

A Knife Edge [Vincent Cooper #2] by David Rollins [1st US edition]

Magnolias, Moonlight, and Murder [Mom Zone #4] by Sara Rosett

Blackstone and the New World [Inspector Blackstone #7] by Alan Rustage

Drood [NS] by Dan Simmons

The Cold Hand of Malice [Neil Paget #7] by Frank A. Smith

Cracker Bling [NS] by Stephen Solomita

The Tourist [NS] by Olen Steinhauer

Bleeding Heart Square [NS] by Andrew Taylor (1st US edition)

Blood Moon [High Priestess Iliona #2] by Marilyn Todd

The Birthday Present [NS] by Barbara Vine [1st US edition]

White Riot [Joe Donovan #3] by Martyn Waites (1st US edition)

Dead Silence [Doc Ford #16] by Randy Wayne White

Feelers [NS] by Brian M. Wiprud

Sherlock Holmes in America [SS] edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Jon L. Lellenberg, and Daniel Stashower

April 2009

Wormwood [China Bayles #18] by Susan Wittig Albert

Devil’s Garden [NS] by Ace Atkins

Madison Avenue Shoot [Murder She Wrote #31] by Donald Bain

First Family [Maxwell & King #4] by David Baldacci

Borderline [Anna Pigeon #15] by Nevada Barr

No Such Creature [NS] by Giles Blunt [1st US edition]

Rogue Forces [NS] by Dale Brown

Turn Coat [Dresden Files #11] by Jim Butcher

The Frightened Man [NS] by Kenneth Cameron

Cursed [Regan Reilly #15] by Carol Higgins Clark

Just Take My Heart [NS] by Mary Higgins Clark

Killer Keepsakes [Josie Prescott #4] by Jane K. Cleland

Neptune Avenue [Jack Leightner #3] by Gabriel Cohen

Fatally Flaky [Goldy Bear #15] by Diane Mott Davidson

Blood Moon [Hal Challis #5] by Garry Disher

The Darkening Glass [Mathilde #3] by Paul Doherty

Wrongful Death [David Sloane #2] by Robert Dugoni

The Trail of the Wild Rose [English Garden #4] by Anthony Eglin

A Pure and Perfect Death [Peterson & Heffernan #13] by Kate Ellis

Patterns in the Sand [Seaside Knitters #2] by Sally Goldenbaum

A Visible Darkness [Hanno Stiffeniis #3] by Michael Gregorio

New River Blues [Sarah Burke #2] by Elizabeth Gunn

Living Witness [Gregor Demarkian #24] by Jane Haddam

Dead Man’s Puzzle [Puzzle Lady #10] by Parnell Hall

Plea of Insanity [NS] by Jilliane Hoffman

Deadlock [NS] by Iris Johansen

Murder in Paradise [Jeremy Faro #14] by Alanna Knight

About Face [Guido Brunetti #18] by Donna Leon


Killer Cruise [Jaine Austen #8] by Laura Levine

Mating Season [Frank Coffin #2] by Jon Loomis

Buried in Clay [NS] by Priscilla Masters [1st US edition]

Tea Time for the Traditionally Built [No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency #10] by Alexander McCall Smith

Fifty Grand [NS] by Adrian McKinty

Mother’s Day Murder [Lucy Stone #15] by Leslie Meier

Woman with a Birthmark [Inspector Van Veeteren #4] by Håkan Nesser [1st US edition]

The 8th Confession [Women’s Murder Club #8] by James Patterson with Maxine Paetro

The Perfect Poison [Arcane Society #6] by Amanda Quick

Ghost Song [NS] by Sarah Rayne

Death and Honesty [Martha’s Vineyard #8] by Cynthia Riggs

Miss Julia Delivers the Goods [Miss Julia #10] by Ann B. Ross

Walking Dead [Atticus Kodiak #7] by Greg Rucka

Look Again [NS] by Lisa Scottoline

Palos Verdes Blue [Jack Liffey #9] by John Shannon

My Soul To Take [Thora Gudmundsdottir #2] by Yrsa Sigurdardottir [1st US edition]

Probable Claws [Theda Krakow #4] by Clea Simon

The Venetian Judgment [Micah Dalton #3] by David Stone

Triple Cross [NS] by Mark T. Sullivan

The Pain Nurse [Will Borders #1] by Jon Talton

Death in Pacific Heights [Paladino and Lang #1] by Ronald Tierney

Liars Anonymous [NS] by Louise Ure

Face of Betrayal [Triple Threat #1] by Lis Wiehl and April Henry

Loitering with Intent [Stone Barrington #16] by Stuart Woods

The Prosecution Rests: New Stories about Courtrooms, Criminals, and the Law edited by Linda Fairstein

Black Noir: Mystery, Crime, and Suspense Stories by African-American Writers edited by Otto Penzler

May 2009

Man Corn Murders [NS] by Lou Allin

The Killings on Jubilee Terrace [Charlie Peace #9] by Robert Barnard

Whispers of the Dead [David Hunter #3] by Simon Beckett

Cold Choices [Jerry Mitchell #2] by Larry Bond

Sanctuary [Jack Taylor #7] by Ken Bruen [1st US edition]

Gone Tomorrow [Jack Reacher #13] by Lee Child

The Scarecrow [NS] by Michael Connelly

Alexandria [Marcus Didius Falco #19] by Lindsey Davis

Strangle a Loaf of Italian Bread [Ellie Bernstein #4] by Denise Dietz

Cecilian Vespers [Monty Collins #4] by Anne Emery

Dark Places [NS] by Gillian Flynn

Thicker than Water [NS] by Anthea Fraser

Devil’s Food [Corinna Chapman #3] by Kerry Greenwood [US due May 2009]

Wild Justice [Inspector Peach #13] by J.M. Gregson

To Hell in a Handbasket [Claire Hanover #2] by Beth Groundwater

Dead and Gone [Sookie Stackhouse #9] by Charlaine Harris

The Last Child [NS] by John Hart

Server Down [Mad Dog & Englishman #5] by J.M. Hayes

The Increment [NS] by David Ignatius

The King of Thieves [Knights Templar #26] by Michael Jecks

The Dark Horse [Walt Longmire #5] by Craig Johnson


The Language of Bees [Mary Russell #9] by Laurie R. King

Hard Stop [Sam Acquillo #4] by Chris Knopf

Road Dogs [NS] by Elmore Leonard

Paper Butterfly [Mei Wang #2] by Diane Wei Liang [1st US edition]

Jelly’s Gold [Mac McKenzie #6] by David Housewright

Brimstone [Virgil Cole & Everett Hitch #3] by Robert B. Parker

Chasing the Bear: A Young Spenser Novel [Spenser prequel YA] by Robert B. Parker

Stone’s Fall [NS] by Iain Pears

The Way Home [NS] by George Pelecanos

Cemetery Dance [Pendergast #9] by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Diamondhead [NS] by Patrick Robinson

Blind Sight [Cat Saint Clare #3] by Terri Persons

The Devlin Diary [NS] by Christi Phillips

Wicked Prey [Lucas Davenport #19] by John Sandford

The Dance of Death [Roger the Chapman #19] by Kate Sedley

The Secret Speech [Leo Demidov #2] by Tom Rob Smith

The Unseen [NS] by Alexandra Sokoloff

Informed Consent [Hennessey & Yellich #19] by Peter Turnbull

Killer Cuts [Dead-End Job #8] by Elaine Viets

Covenant Hall [Bay Tanner #9] by Kathryn R. Wall

Embarking on Murder [Beanie and Cruiser #3] by Sue Owens Wright

June 2009

Brewed, Crude and Tatooed [Maggy Thorsen #4] by Sandra Balzo

Diamonds in Disguise [Gregory Crowne #6] by Tessa Barclay

Below Zero [Joe Pickett #9] by C.J. Box

The Lovers [Charlie Parker #9] by John Connolly

The Fate of Katherine Carr [NS] by Thomas H. Cook

KnockOut [NS] by Catherine Coulter

Medusa [NUMA #8] by Clive Cussler with Paul Kemprecos

The Alpine Uproar [Emma Lord #21] by Mary Daheim

Roadside Crosses [Kathryn Dance #2] by Jeffery Deaver

Finger Lickin’ Fifteen [Stephanie Plum] by Janet Evanovich

The Tehran Conviction [Jack Teller #3] by Tom Gabbay

The Neighbor [D.D. Warren #3] by Lisa Gardner

The Memory Collector [Jo Beckett #2] by Meg Gardiner

The Odds [Richard Christie #4] by Kathleen George

Mind Scrambler [John Ceepak #5] by Chris Grabenstein

Skin Trade [Anita Blake #17] by Laurell K. Hamilton

All the Dead Voices [NS] by Declan Hughes

Death Wore White [Peter Shaw #1] by Jim Kelly

Crowner Royal [Crowner John #13] by Bernard Knight

Relentless [NS] by Dean Koontz

Vanilla Ride [Hap Collins & Leonard Pine #7] by Joe R. Lansdale

A Plague of Secrets [Dismas Hardy & Abe Glitsky #15] by John Lescroart

The Bourne Deception [Bourne #7] by Eric Van Lustbader (AKA: Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Deception)


Jump [Sam McGowan #1] by Tim Maleeny

Fugitive [Amanda Jaffe #4] by Phillip Margolin

Razor Sharp [Revenge of the Sisterhood #14] by Fern Michaels

Woman Strangled—News at Ten [Aspen Wicklow #1] by Laurie Moore

Southern Peril [Jersey Barnes #3] by T. Lynn Ocean

Swimsuit [NS] by James Patterson with Maxine Paetro

The Lord of Death [Shan Tao Yun #6] by Eliot Pattison

Killer Summer [Walt Fleming #3] by Ridley Pearson

The Little Victim [Antonia Darcy & Hugh Payne #4] by R.T. Raichev

The Doomsday Key [Sigma Force #6] by James Rollins

The Cheater [Lily Forrester #3] by Nancy Taylor Rosenberg

Dropped Dead Stitch [Knitting #7] by Maggie Sefton

The Extra [Rita Farmer #2] by Elizabeth Sims

The Second Death of Goodluck Tinubu [Inspector Kubu #2] by Michael Stanley

Capture [Butch Karp #21] by Robert K. Tanenbaum

A Little Learning [Mac Maclin #3] by Jane Tesh

Murder on Waverly Place [Gaslight #11] by Victoria Thompson

The Apostle [Scot Harvath #8] by Brad Thor

Die for You [NS] by Lisa Unger

Angel with Two Faces [Josephine Tey #2] by Nicola Upson

Thriller 2: Stories You Just Can’t Put Down edited by Clive Cussler

July 2009

Trust Me [NS] by Jeff Abbott

The Dead of Winter [John Madden #3] by Rennie Airth

Swan for the Money [Meg Langslow #11] by Donna Andrews

DeKok and the Mask of Death [DeKok #25] [r] by A.C. Baantjer [1st US edition]

Shadow of Betrayal [Jonathan Quinn #3] by Brett Battles

Breaking Faith [Faith Zanetti #4] by Anna Blundy [1st US edition] APA: Double Shot

Royal Flush [Lady Georgiana #3] by Rhys Bowen

Hot Pursuit [Troubleshooters #15] by Suzanne Brockmann

Rain Gods [Hack Holland #2] by James Lee Burke

Jericho’s Fall [NS] by Stephen L. Carter

A Slice of Murder [Eleanor Swift #1] by Chris Cavender

Out of the Dawn Light [Lassair #1] by Alys Clare

Dying for Mercy [Sunrise Suspense Society #3] by Mary Jane Clark

Faces [NS] by Martina Cole [1st US edition]

The Magician’s Death [r] [Hugh Corbett #14] by Paul Doherty

Persona Non Grata [Gaius Petreius Ruso #3] by Ruth Downie

Civil Twilight [Darcy Lott #3] by Susan Dunlap

Playing with Bones [Joe Plantagenet #2] by Kate Ellis

Whiskey Gulf [Charlie Noble #3] by Clyde W. Ford

Mr. Monk and the Dirty Cop [Mr. Monk #8] by Lee Goldberg

The Durham Disappearance [Thomas Ansell #2] by Philip Gooden

Ravens [NS] by George Dawes Green

Murder on a Midsummer Night [Phryne Fisher #17] by Kerry Greenwood [1st US edition]

A Vein of Deceit [Matthew Bartholomew #15] by Susanna Gregory

Greedy Bones [Sarah Booth Delaney #9] by Carolyn Haines

Murder in House [Ellie Quicke #10] by Veronica Heley

The Crack in the Lens [Holmes on the Range #4] by Steve Hockensmith

Burn [NS] by Linda Howard

All the Dead Voices [Ed Loy #4] by Declan Hughes

The Devil’s Punchbowl [Penn Cage #3] by Greg Iles


Fire and Ice [Beaumont & Brady] by J.A. Jance

Storm Cycle [NS] by Iris Johansen & Roy Johansen

Cherry Bomb [Jack Daniels #6] by J.A. Konrath

Missing Mark [Riley Spartz #2] by Julie Kramer

The Lost Throne [Payne & Jones #4] by Chris Kuzneski

Deadly Intent [Anna Travis #4] by Lynda La Plante [1st US edition]

The Girl Who Played with Fire [Millenium #2] by Stieg Larsson [1st US edition]

House Secrets [Joe DeMarco #4] by Mike Lawson

Where the Dead Lay [Frank Behr #2] by David Levien

The Devil’s Company [Benjamin Weaver #4] by David Liss

Guardian of Lies [Paul Madriani #10] by Steve Martini

The Stolen Voice [Gil Cunningham #6] by Pat McIntosh

The Shimmer [NS] by David Morrell

Londongrad [Artie Cohen #8] by Reggie Nadelson

Deadly Quarrel [Anne Cartier #8] by Charles O’Brien

Leaden Skies [Inez Stannert #3] by Ann Parker

Last Known Address [NS] by Theresa Schwegel

The Defector [Gabriel Allon #9] by Daniel Silva

The Veils of Venice [Urbino McIntyre #9] by Edward Sklepowich

Undone [Grant County #7] by Karin Slaughter [APA: Genesis]

Shanghaied [Ray Sharp #4] by Eric Stone

And Then Everything Unraveled [YA] by Jennifer Sturman

Dead On [Marcus Rydell & Kat Holley #1] by Robert W. Walker

Total Immunity [NS] by Robert Ward

Get Real [John Dortmunder #15] by Donald E. Westlake

The Innocent Spy [NS] by Laura Wilson [1st US edition] APA: Stratton’s War

Two of the Deadliest: New Tales of Lust, Greed, and Murder from Outstanding Women of Mystery [SS] edited by Elizabeth George

Uncage Me [SS] edited by Jen Jordan

August 2009

Down in the Flood [Danny Chaisson #3] by Kenneth Abel

The Power of One [Rina Martin #3] by Jane A. Adams

Jigsaw Guilt [NS] by Jeffrey Ashford

Fear the Worst [NS] by Linwood Barclay

Service Dress Blues [Rep and Melissa Pennyworth #5] by Michael Bowen

Smash Cut [NS] by Sandra Brown

Intervention [Jack Stapleton and Laurie Montgomery #8] by Robin Cook

Rude Awakening [Milt Kovak #10] by Susan Rogers Cooper

The Merry Misogynist [Siri Paiboun #6] by Colin Cotterill

The Riesling Retribution [Wine Country #4] by Ellen Crosby

The Fitzgerald Ruse [Sam Blackman #2] by Mark de Castrique

Cat in a Topaz Tango [Midnight Louie #21] by Carole Nelson Douglas

Devil at the Crossroads [Bill Channon #3] by Olive Etchells

Heart of the Assassin [Assassin #3] by Robert Ferrigno

The Arms Maker of Berlin [NS] by Dan Fesperman

Vanished [Nick Heller #1] by Joseph Finder

The Water’s Edge [Konrad Sejer #8] by Karin Fossum [1st US edition]

Even Money [NS] by Dick Francis & Felix Francis

The Venona Cable [Volk #3] by Brent Ghelfi

The Deputy [NS] by Victor Gischler

Menu for Murder [Honey Driver #4] by J.G. Goodhind

As If by Magic [Jack Haldean #3] by Dolores Gordon-Smith

The Hanging Hill [Zack and Judy #2] [YA] by Chris Grabenstein

The Traffickers [Badge of Honor #9] by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV


Breathing Water [Poke Rafferty #3] by Timothy Hallinan

Mortal Friends [NS] by Jane Stanton Hitchcock

Inspector Ghote’s First Case [prequel] by H.R.F. Keating [1st US edition]

Blindman’s Bluff [Decker & Lazarus #18] by Faye Kellerman

The Silent Hour [Lincoln Perry #4] by Michael Koryta

Sand Sharks [Deborah Knott #15] By Margaret Maron

Blood Safari [NS] by Deon Meyer [1st US edition]

Alex Cross’s Trial [Alex Cross #15] by James Patterson with Richard Dilallo

Inherent Vice [NS] by Thomas Pynchon

Rules of Vengeance [Dr. Jonathan Ransom #2] by Christopher Reich

206 Bones [Temperance Brennan #12] by Kathy Reichs

Vanished [Greywalker #4] by Kat Richardson

I Can See You [NS] by Karen Rose

New Tricks [Andy Carpenter #7] by David Rosenfelt

Chambers of Death [Prioress Eleanor #6] by Priscilla Royal

The Amateurs [NS] by Marcus Sakey

Second Sight [Sherry Moore #4] by George D. Shuman

Panic Attack [NS] by Jason Starr

Kitty Hitter [Frank Pavlicek #4] by Andy Straka

Without a Grave [Hannah Ives #8] by Marcia Talley

A Duty to the Dead [Bess Crawford #1] by Charles Todd

Blood Atonement [Nigel Barnes #2] by Dan Waddell

The Siege [Alan Gregory #17] by Stephen White

September 2009

The Tale of Applebeck Orchard [Beatrix Potter #6] by Susan Wittig Albert

Tears of Pearl [Lady Emily #4] by Tasha Alexander

Treasure of the Golden Cheetah [Jade del Cameron #5] by Suzanne Arruda

13 1/2 [NS] by Nevada Barr

There Goes the Bride [Agatha Raisin #20] by M.C. Beaton

Evil for Evil [Billy Boyle #4] by James R. Benn

Capitol Offense [Ben Kincaid #17] by William Bernhardt

Seven-Mile Bridge [NS] by Michael Biehl

Intervention [NS] by Terri Blackstock

The Lost Symbol [Robert Langdon #3] by Dan Brown

Evil at Heart [Archie Sheridan & Gretchen Lowell #3] by Chelsea Cain

Assassin [Samuel Carver #3] by Tom Cain

Red Bones [Shetland Island #3] by Ann Cleeves

The Silent Spirit [Wind River Reservation #14] by Margaret Coel

Spartan Gold [Sam & Remi Fargo #1] by Clive Cussler with Grant Blackwood

Sheer Folly [Daisy Dalrymple #18] by Carola Dunn

A Wee Christmas Homicide [Liss MacCrimmon #3] by Kaitlyn Dunnett

Skull Duggery [Gideon Oliver #16] by Aaron Elkins

The Hidden Man [NS] by David Ellis

A Quiet Belief in Angels [NS] by R.J. Ellory [1st US edition]

Between the Plums [omnibus] by Janet Evanovich

Scary Stuff [Jane Wheel #6] by Sharon Fiffer

Plum Pudding Murder [Hannah Swensen #12] by Joanne Fluke

While My Guitar Gently Weeps [JP Kincaid #2] by Deborah Grabien

Race for the Dying [NS] by Steven F. Havill

Crush [Karen Vail #2] by Alan Jacobson

Pix [Harpur & Iles #24] by Bill James [1st US edition]

No Law in the Land [Simon Puttock & Baldwin Furnshill #27] by Michael Jecks

Heaven’s Keep [Cork O’Connor #9] by William Kent Krueger

Dexter by Design [Dexter #4] by Jeff Lindsay


Double Exposure [NS] by Michael Lister

Skeleton Hill [Peter Diamond #10] by Peter Lovesey

Blind Eye [Logan McRae #5] by Stuart MacBride

Dark Mirror [Brock & Kolla #10] by Barry Maitland

The Owl Killers [NS] by Karen Maitland

The Silver Locomotive Mystery [Railway Detective #6] by Edward Marston

The Price of Malice [Joe Gunther #20] by Archer Mayor

The Lost Art of Gratitude [Isabel Dalhousie #6] by Alexander McCall Smith

Gallows Lane [Inspector Devlin #2] by Brian McGilloway [1st US edition]

Her Deadly Mischief [Tito Amato #5] by Beverle Graves Myers

Hardball [V.I. Warshawski] #14 by Sara Paretsky

The Spire [NS] by Richard North Patterson

The Brutal Telling [Armand Gamache #5] by Louise Penny

The Cavalier in the Yellow Doublet [Captain Diego Alatriste #5] by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

You’re Nobody ’Til Somebody Kills You [Rat Pck #4] by Robert J. Randisi

The Price of Love and Other Stories [SS] by Peter Robinson

A Fool There Was [Sukey Reynolds #10] by Betty Rowlands

Working Stiff [Mattie Winston #1] by Annelise Ryan

Rough Country [Virgil Flowers #3] by John Sandford

The Cuckoo Clock Scam [Michael Angel #14] by Roger Silverwood

The Night Monster [Jack Carpenter #3] by James Swain

Dark Tiger [Stoney Calhoun #3] by William G. Tapply

Elvis and the Grateful Dead [Southern Cousins #2] by Peggy Webb

Serpent in the Thorns [Crispin Guest #2] by Jeri Westerson

Ground Zero [Repairman Jack #13] by F. Paul Wilson

Hothouse Orchid [Holly Barker #5] by Stuart Woods

Between the Dark and the Daylight and 28 More of the Year’s Finest Crime and Mystery Stories [SS] edited by Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg

October 2009

Hypothermia [Erlendur #8] by Arnaldur Indridason [1st US edition]

Loot the Moon [Billy Povich #2] by Mark Arsenault

A Fatal Feast [Murder She Wrote #32] by Donald Bain

True Blue [NS] by David Baldacci

I Am Not a Psychic! [Richard Belzer #2] by Richard Belzer with Michael Black

Death Message [Tom Thorne #7] by Mark Billingham [1st US edition]

The Chocolate Cupid Killings [Chocoholic #9] by JoAnna Carl

Tragic Magic [Scrapbooking #7] by Laura Childs

Nine Dragons [Harry Bosch #14] by Michael Connelly

The Gates [NS] by John Connolly

The Scarpetta Factor [Kay Scarpetta #17] by Patricia Cornwell

Necessary as Blood [Duncan Kincaid & Gemma Jones #13] by Debrorah Crombie

Typhoon [NS] by Charles Cumming [1st US edition]

Snow Job [Arthur Beauchamp #3] by William Deverell

The Widow’s Revenge [Charlie Moon #14] by James D. Doss

Blackwork [Needlecraft #13] by Monica Ferris

Pursuit of Honor [Mitch Rapp #10] by Vince Flynn

The Hadrian Memorandum [NS] by Allan Folsom

Trick or Treat [Corinna Chapman #4] by Kerry Greenwood [1st US edition]

The Test [Laura Nelson #3] by Patricia Gussin

Grave Secret [Harper Connelly #4] by Charlaine Harris

Merry, Merry Ghost [Bailey Ruth Raeburn #2] by Carolyn Hart

Doubleback [Georgia Davis #2] by Libby Fischer Hellmann

Midnight Fugue [Dalziel & Pascoe #22] by Reginald Hill

The Vows of Silence [Simon Serrailler #4] by Susan Hill [1st US edition]


The Violet Hour [NS] by Daniel Judson

Black Friday [Maggie O’Dell #7] by Alex Kava

Grave Stones [Joanna Piercy #9] by Priscilla Masters

Chinese Whispers [China #6] by Peter May [1st US edition)

Abandoned [Smoky Barrett #4] by Cody McFadyen

Stained Glass [Father Dowling #27] by Ralph M. McInerny

The Double-Jack Murders [Bo Tully #3] by Patrick F. McManus

Paying Back Jack [Vincent Calvino #10] by Christopher G. Moore

A Rumpole Christmas [SS] by John Mortimer

Locked In [Sharon McCone #28] by Marcia Muller

Cat Striking Back [Joe Grey #15] by Shirley Rousseau Murphy

The Long Division [NS] by Derek Nikitas

The Body in the Sleigh [Faith Fairchild #18] by Katherine Hall Page

The Professional [Spenser #38] by Robert B. Parker

A Christmas Promise [Christmas #7] by Anne Perry

The Monster in the Box [Inspector Wexford #22] by Ruth Rendell

The Cloud Pavilion [Sano Ichiro #14] by Laura Joh Rowland

House of Reckoning [NS] by John Saul

Earthway [Ella Clah #17] by Aimée and David Thurlo

The Council of the Cursed [Sister Fidelma #19] by Peter Tremayne [1st US edition]

Huckleberry Finished [Literary Tour #2] by Livia J. Washburn

Death Will Help You Leave Him [Bruce Kohler #2] by Elizabeth Zelvin

American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny from Poe to the Pulps [SS] edited by Peter Straub

American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny from the 1940s Until Now [SS] edited by Peter Straub

November 2009

The Poisoning in the Pub [Fethering #10] by Simon Brett

Mrs. Jeffries and the Yuletide Weddings [Mrs. Jeffries #26] by Emily Brightwell

London Boulevard [NS] by Ken Bruen [1st US edition]

Stuff to Spy For [Skip Moore & James Lessor #3] by Don Bruns

The Charm Stone [Jean Fairbairn & Alasdair Cameron #4] by Lillian Stewart Carl

The Big Wake-Up [August Riordan #5] by Mark Coggins

Holiday Grind [Coffeehouse #8] by Cleo Coyle

A Catered Birthday Party [Bernie and Libby Simmons #6] by Isis Crawford

The Wrecker [Isaac Bell #2] by Clive Cussler & Justin Scott

Winter of Secrets [Molly Smith & John Winters #3] by Vicki Delany

The Fleet Street Murders [Charles Lenox #3] by Charles Finch

Bryant & May on the Loose [Peculiar Crimes #7] by Christopher Fowler

Slammer [NS] by Allan Guthrie

What Remains of Heaven [Sebastian St. Cyr #5] by C.S. Harris

The Sting of Justice [Mara of Burren #3] by Cora Harrison [1st US edition]

The Mirror and the Mask [Jane Lawless #17] by Ellen Hart


Red, Green, or Murder [Posadas County #16] by Steven F. Havill

The End of the Road [Maxie & Stretch #4] by Sue Henry

Where Armadillos Go To Die [Jeremiah Spur #3] by James Hime

Ice [NS] by Linda Howard

Breathless [NS] by Dean Koontz

G.I. Bones [George Sueno & Ernie Bascom #6] by Martin Limón

The Murdered House [Séraphin Monge #1] by Pierre Magnan [1st US edition]

I, Alex Cross [Alex Cross #16] by James Patterson

The Crisis [Dan Lenson #12] by David Poyer

Kindred in Death [Eve Dallas #30] by J.D. Robb

The Morning Show Murders [Billy Blessing #1] by Al Roker and Dick Lochte

The Dead Hand of History [Monika Paniatowski #1] by Sally Spencer

Haiku [NS] by Andrew Vachss

Hollywood Moon [Hollywood Station #3] by Joseph Wambaugh

Fold and Die [Jordan Lacey #8] by Stella Whitelaw

Bad Karma [Bill Shannon #2] by Dave Zeltserman

December 2009

Final Exam [Murder 101 #4] by Maggie Barbieri

The Paris Vendetta [Cotton Malone #5] by Steve Berry

The Bone Chamber [Sydney Fitzpatrick #2] by Robin Burcell

Dusted to Death [Charlotte Larue #8] by Barbara Colley

The Disciple [Tommy Carmellini #4] by Stephen Coonts

The 13th Hour [NS] by Richard Doetsch

Dancing for the Hangman [NS] by Martin Edwards [1st US edition]

Alone [Valentino #2] by Loren D. Estleman

Sizzle [NS] by Julie Garwood

Faces in the Pool [Lovejoy #24] by Jonathan Gash [1st US edition]

Mr. Monk in Trouble [Mr. Monk #9] by Lee Goldberg

Ticket To Ride [Sam McCain #8] by Ed Gorman

U Is for Undertow [Kinsey Millhone #21] by Sue Grafton

Crawlspace [Home Repair Is Homicide #13] by Sarah Graves

The Honor of Spies [Honor Bound #5] by W.E.B. Griffin


The Disappeared [Jenny Cooper #2] by M.R. Hall

Divine Misdemeanors [Meredith Gentry #8] by Laurell K. Hamilton

Writ in Stone [Burren #4] by Cora Harrison

Fell Purpose [Bill Slider #12] by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Deeper Than the Dead [NS] by Tami Hoag

I, Sniper [Bob Lee Swagger #6] by Stephen Hunter

Trial by Fire [Alison Reynolds #5] by J.A. Jance

Village of the Ghost Bears [Nathan Active #4] by Stan Jones

Fired Up [Arcane Society #7] by Jayne Ann Krentz

A Dead Man in Naples [Sandor Seymour #6] by Michael Pearce

Tragedy at Two [Lois Meade #9] by Ann Purser

Predators [NS] by Frederick Ramsay

Dead Air [Sammy Greene #1] by Deborah Shlian and Linda Reid

Altar of Eden [NS] by James Rollins

The Red Door [Ian Rutledge #12] by Charles Todd

Improving the Silence [NS] by Peter Turnbull

Desert Lost [Lena Jones #6] by Betty Webb

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