2010 Paperback Releases

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

January 2010

Original Sin [Seven Deadly Sins #1] by Allison Brennan

A Trace of Smoke [r] [Hannah Vogel #1] by Rebecca Cantrell

The Seventh Witch [Ophelia & Abby #7] by Shirley Damsgaard

Storm Warning [Whisper Lake #1] by Linda Hall

Eggsecutive Orders [White House Chef #3] by Julie Hyzy

Who Killed the Pinup Queen? [Where Are They Now? #2] by Toni L.P. Kelner

Murder Has No Class [Bellehaven House #3] by Rebecca Kent


Death at the Alma Mater [Arthur St. Just #3] by G.M. Malliet

Virtually Dead [s] [NS] by Peter May

Ghost Sudoku [Sudoku #5] by Kaye Morgan

The Bad Book Affair [Mobile Library #4] by Ian Sansom

A Bolt from the Blue [Leonardo da Vinci #3] by Diane A.S. Stuckart

Mexico City Noir [SS] edited by Paco Ignacio Taibo II

February 2010

The Pendragon Murders [Merlin #3] by J.M.C. Blair

If Books Could Kill [Bibliophile #2] by Kate Carlisle

Sleeping with Anemone [Flower Shop #9] by Kate Collins

The Diva Paints the Town [Domestic Diva #3] by Krista Davis

Shadow of the Wolf [r] [Volk #2] by Brent Ghelfi (APA: Volk’s Shadow)

A Stitch in Crime [Crochet #4] by Betty Hechtman

Corpse on the Cob [Odelia Grey #5] by Sue Ann Jaffarian

The Runner [s] [China Thriller #5] by Peter May [1st US edition]

Tattoo [Pepe Carvalho #1] by Manuel Vázquez Montalbán [1st US edition]

Butter Safe than Sorry [Pennsylvania Dutch #18] by Tamar Myers


Broken Places [s] [Rachel Goddard #3] by Sandra Parshall

The Little Death [Louis Kincaid #9] by P.J. Parrish

Drive Time [Charlie McNally #4] by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Drifting Back [NS] by Trevor Scott

Margarita Nights [Sherri Travis #1] by Phyllis Smallman [1st US edition]

Avenging Angels [Beaufort & Co. #3] by Mary Stanton

Vienna Secrets [Max Liebermann #4] by Frank Tallis [1st US edition, APA: Darkness Rising]

No Sleep till Wonderland [Mark Genevich #2] by Paul Tremblay

How to Host a Killer Party [Party Planning #1] by Penny Warner

Truly, Madly [Lucy Valentine #1] by Heather Webber

The Proof Is in the Pudding [Della Cooks #3] by Melinda Wells

March 2010

Plaster and Poison [Do-It-Yourself #3] by Jennie Bentley

Phi Beta Murder [Rex Graves #3] by C.S. Challinor

A Darker God [Leatitia Talbot #3] by Barbara Cleverly

Red Delicious Death [Orchard #3] by Sheila Connolly

Do They Know I’m Running? [NS] by David Corbett

A Long Time Coming [NS] by Robert Goddard

Stealing God [Jimmy Costello #2] by James Green [1st US edition]

The Lie [NS] by Petra Hammesfahr [1st US edition]

Ghouls Gone Wild [Ghost Hunter #4] by Victoria Laurie

Freeze Frame [s] [Enzo Files #4] by Peter May

On Deadly Ground [s] [NS] by Michael Norman


Motherhood Is Murder [Maternal Instincts #2] by Diana Orgain

The Dead Travel Fast [NS] by Deanna Raybourn

Old City Hall [r] [NS] by Robert Rotenberg

Sex in a Sidecar [Sherri Travis #2] by Phyllis Smallman [1st US edition]

Expiration Date [NS] by Duane Swierczynski

Gretchen Greene [Randy Black #3] by C.J. West

Bad Juju & Other Tales of Madness and Mayhem [SS] by Jonathan Woods

Los Angeles Noir 2 [SS] edited by Denise Hamilton

Orange County Noir [SS] edited by Gary Phillips

Richmond Noir [SS] edited by Andrew Blossom, Brian Castleberry, and Tom De Haven

April 2010

Going, Gone [Gail McCarthy #11] by Laura Crum

The Book of the Dead [r] [Henry Gamadge #8] by Elizabeth Daly

Monster in Miniature [Miniature #5] by Margaret Grace

The Leavenworth Case [r] [Ebenezer Gryce #1] by Anna Katharine Green

Not One Clue [Christina McMullen #6] by Lois Greiman

On Thin Ice [Whisper Lake #2] by Linda Hall

The Ragtime Fool [s] [Ragtime #3] by Larry Karp

Murder on the Eightfold Path [Mantra for Murder #3] by Diana Killian

The Significant Seven [s] [Jack Doyle #3] by John McEvoy


Eight for Eternity [John the Lord Chamberlain #8] by Mary Reed & Eric Mayer

A Toast to Murder [Wine Lovers #6] by Michele Scott

Path of the Wicked [Hope Street Church #2] by Jennifer Stanley

The Green Eagle Score [r] [Parker #10] by Richard Stark

Johnny Porno [NS] by Charlie Stella

Murder of a Wedding Belle [Scumble River #12] by Denise Swanson

Memory [NS] by Donald E. Westlake
[written in the 1960s, never published]

Midnight Fires [Mary Wollstonecraft #1] by Nancy Means Wright

May 2010

The Counterfeit Murder in the Museum of Man [Norman de Ratour #3] by Alfred Alcorn

Dead Sleeping Shaman [Emily Kincaid #3] by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli

Death Threads [Southern Sewing Circle #2] by Elizabeth Lynn Casey

Nobody’s Angel [NS] by Jack Clark

When Winter Returns [Rosie Winter #4] by Kathryn Miller Haines

The Biggest Liar in Los Angeles [s] [Tom Hickey #6] by Ken Kuhlken

Thunder Beach [s] [NS] by Michael Lister

The Black Ice Score [r] [Parker #11] by Richard Stark

The Sour Lemon Score [r] [Parker #12] by Richard Stark


Injustice for All [Joe Dillard #3] by Scott Pratt

Photo Snap Shot [Scrap-N-Craft #3] by Joanna Campbell Slan

The Cat, the Professor and the Poison [Cats in Trouble #2] by Leann Sweeney

Deadline Man [s] [NS] by Jon Talton

Killer [NS] by Dave Zeltserman [1st US edition]

Blood, Guts, and Whiskey [SS] edited by Todd Robinson

The Dark End of the Street: New Stories of Sex and Crime by Today’s Top Authors [SS] edited by Jonathan Santlofer and SJ Rozan

Delta Blues [s] [SS] edited by Carolyn Haines

Indian Country Noir [SS] edited by Sarah Cortez & Liz Martinez

June 2010

A Killer Plot [Olivia Limoges #1] by Ellery Adams

Toast Mortem [Hemlock Falls #16] by Claudia Bishop

A Cast-Off Coven [Lily Ivory #2] by Juliet Blackwell

Carnal Sin [Seven Deadly Sins #2] by Allison Brennan

Mrs. Jeffries Speaks Her Mind [Mrs. Jeffries #27] by Emily Brightwell

Our Red Hot Romance Is Leaving Me Blue [Domestic Equalizers #6] by Dixie Cash

A Murder of Crows [Robert Carey #5] by P.F. Chisholm

Night of the Living Deed [Haunted Guesthouse #1] by E.J. Copperman

Vows, Vendettas and a Little Black Dress [Sophie Katz #5] by Kyra Davis

The Cold Light of Mourning [r] [Penny Brannigan #1] by Elizabeth J. Duncan


A Cutthroat Business [Savannah Martin #1] by Bente Gallagher

Forbidden Fruit [s] [Corinna Chapman #5] by Kerry Greenwood [1st US edition]

The Dead Lie Down [Zailer & Waterhouse #5] by Sophie Hannah

Grace Under Pressure [Manor of Murder #1] by Julie Hyzy

Getting Old Is Tres Dangereux [Gladdy Gold #6] by Rita Lakin

Black Moonlight [Marjorie McClelland #4] by Amy Patricia Meade

Vicious [NS] by Kevin O’Brien

Silent Scream [NS] by Karen Rose

Angel with Two Faces [Josephine Tey #2] by Nicola Upson [1st US edition]

Moscow Noir [SS] edited by Natalia Smirnova and Julia Goumen

July 2010

Scorpion’s Bite [s] [Lily Sampson #3] by Aileen Baron

Death in Two Courses [ominbus of Hemlock Falls #3 & #4] by Claudia Bishop

Pepperoni Pizza Can Be Murder [Pizza Lover #2] by Chris Cavender

Tomb with a View [Pepper Martin #6] by Casey Daniels

Diva Las Vegas [Soap Opera #3] by Eileen Davidson

The 13th Hour [r] [NS] by Richard Doetsch

Feline Fatale [Pet Sitter #9] by Linda O. Johnston

Free Form Jazz [NS] by Lee Lamothe

A Glimpse of Evil [Psychic Eye #8] by Victoria Laurie


Last Writes [Forensic Handwriting #4] by Sheila Lowe

Closet Confidential [Charlotte Adams #4] by Mary Jane Maffini

Something Borrowed, Something Bleu [Home Crafting #4] by Cricket McRae

The Panic Zone [Jack Gannon #2] by Rick Mofina

Asia Hand [r] [Vincent Calvino #3] by Christopher Moore

The Eye of the Virgin [s] [Ike Schwartz #6] by Frederick Ramsay

Mama Gets Hitched [Mace Bauer #3] by Deborah Sharp

The Geneva Deception [Tom Kirk #4] by James Twining [1st US edition]

Agents of Treachery [SS] edited by Otto Penzler

August 2010

Chapter and Hearse [Booktown #4] by Lorna Barrett

Crossing the Lion [Reigning Cats & Dogs #9] by Cynthia Baxter

Tahoe Heat [Owen McKenna #8] by Todd Borg

The Grim Reaper’s Dance [s] [Casey Maldonado & Death #2] by Judy Clemens

Slow Recoil [Charlie McKelvey #2] by C.B. Forrest

The Hanging Tree [Gus Carpenter #2] by Bryan Gruley

The Bishop [Patrick Bowers #4] by Steven James


Wilfull Behavior [Guido Brunetti #11] by Donna Leon [1st US edition]

Kiss of Death [Sophie Anderson #5] by P.D. Martin

The Way of the Guilty [Hope Street Church #3] by Jennifer Stanley

Overkill [Jaywalker #4] by Joseph Teller

False Impressions [Stamping Sisters #3] by Terri Thayer

How To Crash a Killer Bash [Party Planning #2] by Penny Warner

The Koala of Death [s] [Zoo #2] by Betty Webb

September 2010

She Felt No Pain [Holly Martin #2] by Lou Allin

Arctic Chill [r] [Erlendur Sveinsson #5] by Arnaldur Indridason

The Crocodile’s Last Embrace [Jade del Cameron #6] by Suzanne Arruda

Jane and the Madness of Lord Byron [Jane Austen #10] by Stephanie Barron

For Richer, for Danger [Broken Vows #2] by Lisa Bork

Bandit Love [Marco Buratti #6] by Massimo Carlotto

Quarry’s Ex [Quarry #9] by Max Allan Collins

A Bobwhite Killing [Birder Murder #3] by Jan Dunlap

The Shadow Woman [Erik Winter #2] by Åke Edwardson [1st English translation]

Beautiful Lie the Dead [Michael Green #8] by Barbara Fradkin

Ghost Moon [Bone Island #3] by Heather Graham

On Target [Gray Man #2] by Mark Greaney

Unholy Awakening [Hanno Stiffeniis #4] by Michael Gregorio

The Paramour’s Daughter [Maggie MacGowen #7] by Wendy Hornsby


Murder in Vein [Fang-in-Cheek #1] by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Deadly Daggers [Renaissance Faire #3] by Joyce and Jim Lavene

Comfort to the Enemy and Other Carl Webster Stories by Elmore Leonard [1st US edition]

Arsenic and Old Paint [Art Lover’s #4] by Hailey Lind

Mister X [Frank Quinn #5] by John Lutz

The Fever of the Bone [Tony Hill #6] by Val McDermid [1st US edition]

Angel Interrupted [Dead Detective #2] by Chaz McGee

The Double Cross [Someday Quilts #3] by Clare O’Donohue

Driven to Ink [Tattoo Shop #3] by Karen E. Olson

Thrilled to Death [Wade Jackson #3] by L.J. Sellers

A Brewski for the Old Man [Sherri Travis #3] by Phyllis Smallman

The Best American Mystery Stories 2010 [SS] edited by Lee Child

The Black Lizard Big Book of Black Mask Stories [SS] edited by Otto Penzler

October 2010

Kismet [Kemal Kayankaya #4] by Jakob Arjouni [1st US edition]

Shroud of Dishonour [Templar Knight #5] by Maureen Ash

The Track of Sand [Salvo Montalbano #12] by Andrea Camilleri

Dirty Rotten Tendrils [Flower Shop #10] by Kate Collins

Fundraising the Dead [Museum #1] by Sheila Connolly

Fatal Undertaking [s] [Buryin’ Barry #5] by Mark de Castrique


The Immortals [Taylor Jackson #5] by J.T. Ellison

Absolute Risk [Graham Gage #2] by Steven Gore

The Keepers [NS] by Heather Graham

Blood Heat [Keira Kelly #4] by Maria Lima

A Very Private Murder [Charlie Priest #13] by Stuart Pawson

Dark Road to Darjeeling [Lady Julia Grey #4] by Deanna Raybourn

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

November 2010

Sinister Sprinkles [Donut Shop #3] by Jessica Beck

Black Wolf [Dreamland #12] by Dale Brown & Jim DeFelice

The Lies That Bind [Bibliophile #3] by Kate Carlisle

Negative Image [s] [Molly Smith #4] by Vicki Delany

Silver Zombie [Delilah Street #4] by Carole Nelson Douglas

Kidnap & Ransom [Kelly Jones #4] by Michelle Gagnon

Night of the Vampires [NS] by Heather Graham

Dead Man’s Chest [s] [Phryne Fisher #18] by Kerry Greenwood

A Butterfly in Flame [s] [Fred Taylor #7] by Nicholas Kilmer


Berried to the Hilt [Gray Whale Inn #4] by Karen MacInerney

Valley of Dry Bones [s] [Eleanor of Tyndal #7] by Priscilla Royal

Double Knit Murders [omnibus Kelly Flynn #1 & #2] by Maggie Sefton

Black Beans & Vice [Supper Club #6] by J.B. Stanley

An Uplifting Murder [Mystery Shopper #6] by Elaine Viets

The Pumpkin Muffin Murder [Fresh-Baked #5] by Livia J. Washburn

By Hook or By Crook and 30 More of the Best Crime and Mystery Stories of the Year [SS] edited by Ed Gorman & Martin H. Greenberg

Lone Star Noir [SS] edited by Bobby Byrd and Johnny Byrd

Philadelphia Noir [SS] edited by Carlin Romano

December 2010

If Walls Could Talk [Sophie Tanner #1] by Juliet Blackwell

Bedeviled Eggs [Cackleberry Club #3] by Laura Childs

A Killer Crop [Orchard #4] by Sheila Connolly

One Grave Less [Diane Fallon #9] by Beverly Connor

The Pink Umbrella [r] [Pat and Jean Abbott #4] by Frances Crane

The Diva Cooks a Goose [Domestic Diva #4] by Krista Davis

A Play of Piety [Joliffe #6] by Margaret Frazer


Ghouls, Ghouls, Ghouls [Ghost Hunter #5] by Victoria Laurie

Critical Condition [Angels of Mercy #4] by CJ Lyons

Déjà Vu [Sisterhood #19] by Fern Michaels

Celebrity Sudoku [Sudoku #6] by Kaye Morgan

Reapers [s] [Botswana #2] by Frederick Ramsay

The Gordian Knot [NS] by Bernhard Schlink

Scared to Death [NS] by Wendy Corsi Staub

South Phoenix Rules [s] [David Mapstone #6] by Jon Talton

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