Selected 2017 Paperback Releases

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

January 2017

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

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

Dreamless [r] [Odd Singsaker #2] by Jørgen Brekke

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

The Return of the Raven Mocker [s] [Alafair Tucker #9] by Donis Casey

Because You’re Mine [s] [NS] by Colleen Coble

Mystery in the Channel [r] [Joseph French #7] by Freeman Wills Crofts

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

The Fireman [r] [NS] by Joe Hill

Child’s Play [Elle Harrison #3] by Merry Jones


The Language of Secrets [r] Rachel Getty & Esa Khattak #2] by Ausma Zehanat Khan

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

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

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 prequel] by Terry Shames

Two Days Gone [NS] by Randall Silvis

Where I Can See You [NS] by Larry D. Sweazy

The Silence of the Sea [r] [Thora Gudmundsdottir #6] by Yrsa Sigurdardóttir

February 2017

Murder on a Summer's Day [r] [Kate Shackleton #5] by Frances Brody

A Falling Knife [Hollow City #2] by Andrew Case

Brighton [r] [NS] by Michael Harvey

The Winter Over [NS] by Matthew Iden

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

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

Copper Kettle [Ike Schwartz prequel] by Frederick Ramsay


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

From the Devil’s Farm [Greek Islands #3] by Leta Serafim

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

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

The Mine [NS] by Antti Tuomainen

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

March 2017

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

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

The Cheltenham Square Murder [r] [William Meredith #3] by John Bude

When the Grits Hit the Fan [Country Store #3] by Maddie Day

The Widow’s House [NS] by Carol Goodman

The First City [Dominion #3] by Joe Hart

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

Black Fall [Jessica Blackwood #3] by Andrew Mayne


The Midas Legacy [Nina Wilde & Eddie Chase #12] by Andy McDermott [1st US edition]

Police at the Station And They Don’t Look Friendly [Sean Duffy #6] by Adrian McKinty

Road to Ithaca [Martin Bora #5] by Ben Pastor

Wrath [Faith McMann #3] by T.R. Ragan

Signature Wounds [Paul Grale #1] by Kirk Russell

Imperial Valley [Jimmy Veeder #3] by Johnny Shaw

A Climate of Fear [Commissaire Adamsberg #8] by Fred Vargas [1st US edition]

Tightening the Threads [Mainely Needlepoint #5] by Lea Wait

The Secrets that You Keep [NS] by Kate White

April 2017

Fortune’s Fool [Pliny the Younger #6] by Albert Bell

The Secret Room [Zoe Goldman #3] by Sandra Block

No Charm Intended [Cora Crafts #2] by Mollie Cox Bryan

Shallow End [Stonechild & Rouleau #4] by Brenda Chapman

A Clash of Spheres [s] [Sir Robert Carey #8] by P.F. Chisholm

Executive Order [Reeder & Rogers #3] by Max Allan Collins

Water Signs [Jeri Howard #12] by Janet Dawson

Blood and Belonging [Ray Robertson #3] by Vicki Delany

A Good Day To Buy [Garage Sale #4] by Sherry Harris

Give the Devil His Due [Tarot #3] by Steve Hockensmith & Lisa Falco

The Devil’s Country [NS] by Harry Hunsicker

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


Athenian Blues [Stratos Gazis #1] by Pol Koutsakis

Stockholm Delete [Teddy & Emelie #2] by Jens Lapidus

The Curse of La Fontaine [Antoine Verlaque & Marine Bonnet #6] by M.L. Longworth

Called to Justice [Quaker Midwife #2] by Edith Maxwell

Penance [NS] by Kanae Minato

The Measure of the Moon [NS] by Lisa Preston

The Day I Died [NS] by Lori Rader-Day

The Ridge [NS] by John Rector

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

Baby, Take a Bow [s] [Grace Street #5] by Jane Tesh

A Welcome Murder [NS] by Robin Yocum

Oakland Noir [SS] edited by Jerry Thompson & Eddie Muller

May 2017

Killer Characters [Books by the Bay #8] by Ellery Adams

Aunt Dimity and the Buried Treasure [r] [Aunt Dimity #21] by Nancy Atherton

Books of a Feather [r] [Bibliophile #10] by Kate Carlisle

Ultimatum [David Sarac #2] by Anders de la Motte

A Killer Ball at Honeychurch Hall [r] [Honeychurch Hall #3] by Hannah Dennison

Crimes of Winter [Inspector Sebag #3] by Philippe Georget

Not a Sound [s] [NS] by Heather Gudenkauf


The Girl on the Bridge [McCabe & Savage #5] by James Hayman

Kiss the Bricks [Kate Reilly #5] by Tammy Kaehler

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

Uncorking a Lie [Sommelier #2] by Nadine Nettmann

The Play of Death [Hangman’s Daughter #6] by Oliver Pötzsch

Beneath a Scarlet Sky [NS] by Mark Sullivan

Trinidad Noir [SS] edited by Earl Lovelace & Robert Antoni

June 2017

The Owl Always Hunts at Night [Holger Munch & Mia Krüger #2] by Samuel Bjørk

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

Lowcountry Bonfire [s] [Liz Talbot #6] by Susan M. Boyer

The Weight of Night [Monty Harris #3] by Christine Carbo

Hacked [Aloysius Tucker #4] by Ray Daniel

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

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

Blood for Wine [s] [Cal Claxton #5] by Warren C. Easley

The House of Memory [Pluto’s Snitch #2] by Carolyn Haines


Grace to the Finish [Manor House #8] by Julie Hyzy

The Ragtime Traveler [Ragtime #4] by Larry Karp & Casey Karp

Enforcing the Paw [Paw Enforcement #7] by Diane Kelly

French Fried [Ethnic Eats #2] by Kylie Logan

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

Dead Certain [NS] by Adam Mitzner

Guilt Game [The Extractor #1] by L.J. Sellers

Cast the First Stone [Ellie Stone #5] by James W. Ziskin

Continental Crimes [SS] edited by Martin Edwards

July 2017

A Toast to Murder [Mack’s Bar #5] by Allyson K. Abbott

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

Bring Her Home [NS] by David Bell

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

The Lockpicker [NS] by Leonard Chang

Glass Souls [Commissario Ricciardi #8] by Maurizio de Giovanni

Local Girl Missing [NS] by Claire Douglas [1st US edition]

Addressed to Kill [Postmistress #3] by Jean Flowers

Dark Saturday [Frieda Klein #7] by Nicci French [1st US edition]


Muffin to Fear [Merry Muffin #5] by Victoria Hamilton

The Inside Dark [NS] by James Hankins

The Rogue Agent [Agent #2] by Daniel Judson

Played! [NS] by Michael A. Kahn

Knot What You Think [Quilting #5] by Mary Marks

Murder at the Male Revue [Bucket List #3] by Elizabeth Perona

Ruined Stones [Grace Baxter #2] by Eric Reed

Betrayal at Iga [Hiro Hattori #5] by Susan Spann

Night Work [Michael Cassidy #2] [r] by David Taylor

Fire and Ashes [Angela Richman #2] by Elaine Viets

August 2017

Path into Darkness [County Clare #3] by Lisa Alber

Tahoe Payback [Owen McKenna #15] by Todd Borg

Crowned and Dangerous [r] [Royal Spyness #10] by Rhys Bowen

Macrame Murder [Cora Crafts #3] by Mollie Cox Bryan

A Nest of Vipers [Salvo Montalbano #21] by Andrea Camilleri

Oh, Fudge! [Candy-Coated Mystery #5] by Nancy Coco

All Signs Point to Murder [Zodiac #2] by Connie di Marco

Assaulted Caramel [Amish Candy Shop #1] by Amanda Flower

Family Values [Leo Waterman #10] by G.M. Ford


The Girl with Kaleidoscope Eyes [Stewart Hoag #9] by David Handler

A Tangled Yarn [Yarn Retreat #5] by Betty Hechtman

Chime and Punishment [Clock Shop #3] by Julianne Holmes

Blood & Gold [George Zafiris #2] by Leo Kanaris

The Sorbonne Affair [Hugo Marston #7] by Mark Pryor

Echoes in Death [r] Eve Dallas #44] by J.D. Robb

Brooklyn Wars [Erica Donato #4] by Triss Stein

A Promise To Kill [s] [Clyde Barr #2] by Erik Storey

Atlanta Noir [SS] edited by Tayari Jones

New Haven Noir [SS] edited by Amy Bloom

September 2017

Death of a Busybody [r] [Thomas Littlejohn #3] by George Bellairs

Death of an Avid Reader [r] [Kate Shackleton #6] by Frances Brody

The Downside [NS] by Mike Cooper

Win, Lose or Draw [Cliff Hardy #42] by Peter Corris

Whipped [Arthur Beauchamp #7] by William Deverell

That Last Weekend [NS] by Laura DiSilverio

Close to Home [Tracy Crosswhite #5] by Robert Dugoni

Whispers of Warning [Change of Fortune #2] by Jessica Estevao

Idyll Fears [Thomas Lynch #2] by Stephanie Gayle

To Funk and Die in LA [D Hunter #4] by Nelson George

When They Come for You [Harper McDaniel #1] by James W. Hall

A Christmas Peril [Theater Cop #1] by J.A. Hennrikus


This Side of Murder [Verity Kent #1] by Anna Lee Huber

March of Crime [Murder-By-Month #11] by Jess Lourey

Purring Around the Christmas Tree [Pawsitively Organic #6] by Liz Mugavero

The Names of Dead Girls [Frank Rath #2] by Eric Rickstad

Deadly Alibi [Geraldine Steel #9] by Leigh Russell [1st US edition]

Call Down the Hawk [Latouche County #4] by Sheila Simonson

Dead in the Water [Welcome Back to Scumble River #1] by Denise Swanson

A Conspiracy in Belgravia [Lady Sherlock #2] by Sherry Thomas

Hell Bay [r] [Barker & Llewelyn #8] by Will Thomas

A Most Novel Revenge [r] [Avery Ames #3] by Ashley Weaver

Montana Noir [SS] edited by James Grady & Keir Graff

October 2017

Hide and Seek [Helen Grace #6] by M.J. Arlidge [1st US edition]

Double Barrel Bluff [Shake Bouchon #3] by Lou Berney

Teetotaled [r] [Discreet Retrieval Agency #2] by Maia Chance

Quarry’s Climax [Quarry #14] by Max Allan Collins

The Question of the Absentee Father [Asperger’s Mystery #4] by E.J. Copperman & Jeff Cohen

Death Comes to Lynchester Close [r] [Francis Powerscourt #15] by David Dickinson

Mining for Justice [Chloe Ellefson #8] by Kathleen Ernst

The Deep Dark Descending [Max Rupert #4] by Allen Eskens

The Inheritance [r] [Charles Lenox #10] by Charles Finch

The Couturier of Milan [Ava Lee #10] by Ian Hamilton

Reconciliation for the Dead [Claymore Straker #3] by Paul E. Hardisty

Familiar Motives [Witch’s Cat #3] by Delia James

Fixing To Die [Southern Ladies #4] by Miranda James

Death, Taxes, and a Shotgun Wedding [Tara Holloway #12] by Diane Kelly

Dead and Breakfast [r] Merry Ghost Inn #1] by Kate Kingsbury


The Naturalist [NS] by Andrew Mayne

The Ninja’s Illusion [s] [Jaya Jones #5] by Gigi Pandian

An Empty Coast [NS] by Tony Park

The Appraisal [NS] by Anna Porter

Her Last Day [Jessie Cole #1] by T.R. Ragan

Little Secrets [NS] by Anna Snoekstra

The Dog Walker [r] [Detective’s Daughter #5] by Lesley Thomson

Out of the Ice [NS] by Ann Turner [1st US edition]

Speak for the Dead [John Santana #7] by Christopher Valen

Thread the Halls [Mainely Needlepoint #6] by Lea Wait

Hunting the Five Point Killer [Bitter Wind #1] by C.M. Wendelboe

Brokeheart [NS] by Kevin Wolf

The Best American Mystery Stories 2017 [SS] edited by John Sandford

The Big Book of Rogues and Villains [SS] edited by Otto Penzler

The Obama Inheritance: Fifteen Stories of Conspiracy Noir [SS] edited by Gary Phillips

November 2017

Of Murder and Men [Cat Latimer #3] by Lynn Cahoon

Eaves of Destruction [Fixer-Upper #5] by Kate Carlisle

Potions and Pastries [Magical Bakery #7] by Bailey Cates

A Late Frost [Orchard #11] by Sheila Connolly

Not a Creature Was Purring [Paws and Claws #5] by Krista Davis

Hark the Herald Angels Slay [Year-Round Christmas #3] by Vicki Delany

In Cave Danger [Pacific Northwest #5] by Kate Dyer-Seeley

The Big Book of the Continental Op [SS] by Dashiell Hammett

It Happened at Two in the Morning [NS] by Alan Hruska


A Fatal Collection [Keepsake Cove #1] by Mary Ellen Hughes

Disturbed [NS] by Jennifer Jaynes

The Woman in the Camphor Trunk [Anna Blanc #2] by Jennifer Kincheloe

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

Velvet on a Tuesday Afternoon [Eddie Collins #3] by Clive Rosengren

Outside the Wire [Pacific Homicide #2] by Patricia Smiley

Buenos Aires Noir [SS] edited by Ernesto Mallo

Montreal Noir [SS] edited by John McFetridge

December 2017

The Missing Guests of the Magic Grove Hotel [Ethical Chiang Mai Detective Agency #2] by David Casarett

Too Big To Die [Odelia Grey Mystery #12] by Sue Ann Jaffarian

A Lady in Shadows [Madeleine Karno #2] by Lene Kaaberbøl

16th Seduction [r] [Women’s Murder Club #16] by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro


Stowed Away [Maine Clambake #6] by Barbara Ross

Comic Sans Murder [Dangerous Type #3] by Paige Shelton

Colorado Boulevard [s] [Crush #3] by Phoef Sutton

The Love of a Bad Man [SS] by Laura Elizabeth Woollett

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