Selected 2018 Paperback Releases

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

January 2018

Another One Bites the Crust [Bakeshop #7] by Ellie Alexander

The Night Women [Louise Rick #4] by Sara Blaedel

The Running Girl [Louise Rick #5] by Sara Blaedel

The Stolen Angel [Louise Rick #6] by Sara Blaedel

Dial M for Mousse Emergency Dessert Squad #3] by Laura Bradford

Breaking Point [Lucy Kincaid #13] by Allison Brennan

The Pyramid of Mud [Salvo Montalbano #22] by Andrea Camilleri

Biscuits and Slashed Browns [Country Store #4] by Maddie Day

Body on Baker Street [r] [Sherlock Holmes Bookshop #2] by Vicki Delany

Just Between Us [NS] by Rebecca Drake

Crazy Rhythm [Gunnar Nilson #2] by T.W. Emory


Say No Moor [Passport to Peril #11] by Maddy Hunter

Zack [Zack Herry #1] by Mons Kallentoft

An Engineered Injustice by William L. Myers, Jr.

Dominic [Hollow Man #2] by Mark Pryor

Secrets in Death [r] [Eve Dallas #45] by J.D. Robb

A Reckoning in the Back Country [Samuel Craddock #7] by Terry Shames

Walking the Bones [Ryan DeMarco #2] by Randall Silvis

Mystery Loves Company [John Pickett #7] by Sheri Cobb South

Pre-Meditated Murder [Downward Dog #5] by Tracy Weber

The Long Arm of the Law [SS] edited by Martin Edwards


February 2018

Seeing Red [r] [NS] by Sandra Brown

Enigma [r] [FBI #21] by Catherine Coulter

Color Me Murder [Pen & Ink #1] by Krista Davis

Lethal Licorice [Amish Candy Shop #2] by Amanda Flower

Sticks and Bones [r] [Sarah Booth Delaney #17] by Carolyn Haines

Shallow Grave [s] [South Shores #4] by Karen Harper

I Know What You Bid Last Summer [Garage Sale #5] by Sherry Harris

Betrayal at the Buffalo Ranch [Sadie Walela #4] by Sara Sue Hoklotubbe

The Trouble with Twelfth Grave [r] [Charley Davidson #12] by Darynda Jones

The Holywell Dead [John the Carpenter #3] by Chris Nickson [1st US edition]


The Year of the Gun [Lottie Armstrong #2] by Chris Nickson [1st US edition]

Murder on Black Swan Lane [r] [Wrexford & Sloane #1] by Andrea Penrose

Wild Justice [Medieval #14] by Priscilla Royal

The Fast and the Furriest [Second Chance Cat #5] by Sofie Ryan

House of Spies [r] [Gabriel Allon #17] by Daniel Silva

Asking for Truffle [r] [Charity Penn #1] by Dorothy St. James

Help, I Am Being Held Prisoner! [r] [NS] by Donald E. Westlake

Mister Tender’s Girl [NS] by Carter Wilson

Look for Her [Chloe Frohmann #3] by Emily Winslow [1st US edition]

Prague Noir [SS] edited by Pavel Mandys

March 2018

End Game [r] [Will Robie #5] by David Baldacci

The Woman Who Couldn’t Scream [r] [Virtue Falls #4] by Christina Dodd

Natural Thorn Killer [Rose City #1] by Kate Dyer-Seeley

Murder, She Knit [Knit & Nibble #1] by Peggy Ehrhart

Under the Shadows [Lola Wicks #5] by Gwen Florio

Every Day Above Ground [r] [Van Shaw #3] by Glen Erik Hamilton

Magpie Murders [r] [NS] by Anthony Horowitz

A Brush with Shadows [Lady Darby #6] by Anna Lee Huber


Look Behind You [r] [Kendra Michaels #5] by Iris Johansen & Roy Johansen

Holmes Entangled [NS] by Gordon McAlpine

Haunted [r] [Michael Bennett #10] by James Patterson & James O. Born

The Ultimatum [r] [Bianca St. Ives #1] by Karen Robards

Without Fear or Favor [r] [Butch Karp #29] by Robert K. Tanenbaum

The Boy Who Saw [r] [Solomon Creed #2] by Simon Toyne

The Force [r] [NS] by Don Winslow

April 2018

Murder in the Locked Library [Book Retreat #4] by Ellery Adams

A Magical Match [Witchcraft #9] by Juliet Blackwell

Read Herring Hunt [Mystery Bookshop #2] by V.M. Burns

The Ghost in Roomette Four [California Zephyr #3] by Janet Dawson

Undercurrents [s] [Faye Longchamp #11] by Mary Anna Evans

Flashmob [r] [John Smith #2] by Christopher Farnsworth

The Battered Badge [Nero Wolfe continuation] by Robert Goldsborough

Number 7, Rue Jacob [Maggie MacGowen #11] by Wendy Hornsby

Aurore [r] [War Within #2] by Graham Hurley

The New Neighbors [NS] by Simon Lelic

The Secrets of the Bastide Blanche [Provençal #7] by M.L. Longworth

The Coven [r] [Beatrice Scarlet #2] by Graham Masterton


Turning the Tide [Quaker Midwife #3] by Edith Maxwell

Scot Free [Last Ditch #1] by Catriona McPherson

The Color of Fear [r] [Sharon McCone #34] by Marcia Muller

Cat Shining Bright [r] [Joe Grey #20] by Shirley Rousseau Murphy

A Dying Note [s] [Silver Rush #6] by Ann Parker

The Library of Light and Shadow [r] [Daughters of La Lune #3] by M.J. Rose

The Good Daughter [r] [NS] by Karin Slaughter

Necessary Ends [Tai Randolph #6] by Tina Whittle

A Perfect Shot [NS] by Robin Yocum

Supernatural Sherlocks: Stories from The Golden Age of the Occult Detective [SS] edited by Nick Rennison

Ten Year Stretch: Celebrating a Decade of Crime Fiction at CrimeFest [SS] edited by Martin Edwards & Adrian Muller

May 2018

Yesterday’s News [NS] by R.G. Belsky

A Shimmer of Hummingbirds [Birder Murder #4] by Steve Burrows [1st US edition]

A Sharp Solitude [Glacier #4] by Christine Carbo

Every Single Secret [NS] by Emily Carpenter

The Retreat [NS] by Mark Edwards

Pick & Chews [Barkery & Biscuits #4] by Linda O. Johnston

Unquiet Spirits [r] [Sherlock Holmes Adventure #2] by Bonnie Macbird

Ivory Pearl [unfinished novel from 1996] by Jean-Patrick Manchette [first publication]

Dead Pretty [Aector McAvoy #5] by David Mark [1st US edition]

Pairing a Deception [Sommelier #3] by Nadine Nettmann


Beyond the Pale [World of Spies #1] by Clare O’Donohue

Warlight [NS] by Michael Ondaatje

The Pot Thief Who Studied Edward Abbey [Pot Thief #8] by J. Michael Orenduff

The Council of Twelve [Hangman’s Daughter #7] by Oliver Pötzsch

Blood Orbit [Gattis File #1] by K.R. Richardson

See Also Proof [Marjorie Trumaine #3] by Larry D. Sweazy

Down the Aisle with Murder [Otter Lake #5] by Auralee Wallace

Mystery Tour: CWA Anthology of Short Stories [SS] edited by Martin Edwards

June 2018

The Witches’ Tree [r] [Agatha Raisin #28] by M.C. Beaton

What Happened That Night [NS] by Sandra Block

As the Christmas Cookie Crumbles [Food Lovers’ Village #5] by Leslie Budewitz

Bleeding Darkness [Stonechild & Rouleau #5] by Brenda Chapman

Bought the Farm [Farmer’s Daughter #3] by Peg Cochran

A Steep Price [Tracy Crosswhite #6] by Robert Dugoni

Act of Betrayal [r] [Will Cochrane #7] by Matthew Dunn

The Body Counter [Jude Fontaine #2] by Anne Frasier

A Deadly Éclair [r] [French Bistro #1] by Daryl Wood Gerber

Murder to the Metal [Somebody’s Bound To Wind Up Dead #2] by Annie Hogsett


Dead Firefly [Loon Lake #18] by Victoria Houston

Murder at the Grand Raj Palace [Baby Ganesh Agency #4] by Vaseem Khan

Widows [r] [Dolly Rawlins #1] by Lynda La Plante

Bum Deal [Jake Lassiter #13] by Paul Levine

The Sword of Justice [Evert Bäckström #3] by Leif GW Persson [1st US edition]

Slowly We Die [Jana Berzelius #3] by Emelie Schepp

On the Java Ridge [NS] by Jock Serong [1st US edition]

A Stone’s Throw [Ellie Stone #6] by James W. Ziskin

Lagos Noir [SS] edited by Chris Abani

Santa Cruz Noir [SS] edited by Susie Bright

São Paulo Noir [SS] edited by Tony Bellotto

July 2018

Death in St. Petersburg [r] [Lady Emily Ashton #12] by Tasha Alexander

The Last Thing I Told You NS] by Emily Arsenault

Perish [r] [Maggie Gardiner & Jack Renner #3] by Lisa Black

Dead Woman Walking [r] [NS] by Sharon Bolton

The Last Ballad [r] [NS] by Wiley Cash

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

The Annotated Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
[edited by Owen Hill, Pamela Jackson, Anthony Rizzuto]

Death Over Easy [Country Store #5] by Maddie Day

Soul Survivor [Leo Waterman #11] by G.M. Ford

Day of the Dead [Frieda Klein #8] by Nicci French

Expose [Annabelle Schwartzman #3] by Danielle Girard


The Secrets of Gaslight Lane [r] [Gower Street Detectives #5] by M.R.C. Kasasian

Baby Blue [Stratos Gazis #2] by Pol Koutsakis

Slaughter Park [Harry Belltree #3] by Barry Maitland [1st US edition]

Walk a Crooked Line [Jo Larsen #2] by Susan McBride

Hired to Kill [Nathan McBride #7] by Andrew Peterson

The Forger [Frank Stave #3] by Cay Rademacher

Sleeping in the Ground [r] [Alan Banks #24] by Peter Robinson

Dark in Death [r] [Eve Dallas #46] by J.D. Robb

The Upper Hand [NS] by Johnny Shaw

Trial on Mount Koya [Shinobi #6] by Susan Spann

Still Water [Still #3] by Amy Stuart

Blood on the Tracks [SS] edited by Martin Edwards

August 2018

Tahoe Skydrop [Owen Mckenna #16] by Todd Borg

The Long-Lost Love Letters of Doc Holliday [NS] by David Corbett

Nameless Serenade [Commissario Ricciardi #9] by Maurizio de Giovanni

Tail of the Dragon [Zodiac #3] by Connie di Marco

The Negotiator [NS] by Brendan DuBois

A Long Time Coming [NS] by Aaron Elkins

Hollywood Ending [Dayna Anderson #2] by Kellye Garrett


When You Can’t Stop [Harper McDaniel #2] by James W. Hall

Strong to the Bone [r] [Caitlin Strong #9] by Jon Land

Under a Dark Sky [NS] by Lori Rader-Day

Playing with Bonbon Fire [r] [Southern Chocolate Shop #2] by Dorothy St. James

Blood Highway [NS] by Gina Wohlsdorf

Bagdhad Noir [SS] edited by Samuel Shimon

Marrakech Noir [SS] edited by Yassin Adnan

September 2018

Antiques Ho-Ho-Homicides [Trash ’n’ Treasures #13] by Barbara Allan

The Gods Helps Those [Pliny the Younger #7] by Albert Bell

The Lost Carousel of Provence [NS] by Juliet Blackwell

Death at Sea: Montalbano’s Early Cases [SS] by Andrea Camilleri

The Cold Summer [NS] by Gianrico Carofiglio

Premeditated Peppermint [Amish Candy Shop #3] by Amanda Flower

Idyll Hands [Thomas Lynch #3] by Stephanie Gayle

The Murder of My Aunt [r] [NS] by Richard Hull

Mind Game [r] [Eve Duncan #21] by Iris Johansen

Murder Mile [Jane Tennison #4] by Lynda La Plante


Edinburgh Dusk [Ian Hamilton #2] by Carole Lawrence

Broken Windows [Duke Rogers #2] by Paul D. Marks

The Spear of Atlantis [Nina Wilde & Eddie Chase #14] by Andy McDermott

Lying in Wait [r] [NS] by Liz Nugent

Below the Tree Line [Pioneer Valley #1] by Susan Oleksiw

The Golden Havana Night: A Sherlock Homie Adventure [Gus Corral #3] by Manual Ramos

The First Prehistoric Serial Killer and Other Stories [SS] by Teresa Solana

Big Sister [Varg Veum #20] by Gunnar Staalesen

Rooted in Deceit [Greenhouse #4] by Wendy Tyson

October 2018

The Midnight Witness [Louise Rick #1] by Sara Blaedel

Too Far Gone [Lucy Kincaid #14] by Allison Brennan

Dig Your Grave [Gus Parker & Alex Mills #2] by Steven Cooper

The Question of the Dead Mistress [Asperger’s #5] by E.J. Copperman

Cape Diamond [Frank Yakabuski #2] by Ron Corbett

The Ghost and the Bogus Bestseller [Haunted Bookshop #6] by Cleo Coyle

The Ice Swimmer [Oslo Detectives] by Kjell Ola Dahl

In Her Shadow [NS] by Mark Edwards

The Lacemaker’s Secret [Chloe Ellefson #9] by Kathleen Ernst

Flowers and Foul Play [r] [Magic Garden #1] by Amanda Flower

Prisoners of Hope [Amanda Doucette #3] by Barbara Fradkin

Excellent Intentions [r] [Inspector Fenby #3] by Richard Hull

Virtual Sabotage [NS] by Julie Hyzy


The End of Sunset Grove [Lavender Ladies Detective Agency #3] by Minna Lindgren

Deranged [Jessie Cole #3] by T.R. Ragan

The Red Lamp [NS, 1925 reissue] by Mary Roberts Rinehart

The Spite Game [NS] by Anna Snoekstra

The Hollow of Fear [Lady Sherlock #3] by Sherry Thomas

The Holdouts [Buddy Lock #2] by James Tucker

And Fire Came Down [Caleb Zelic #2] by Emma Viskic [1st US edition]

Thread Herrings [Mainely Needlepoint #7] by Lea Wait

The Lies We Told [NS] by Camilla Way

Hunting the Saturday Night Strangler [Bitter Wind #2] by C.M. Wendelboe

The Best American Mystery Stories 2018 [SS] edited by Louise Penny

The Big Book of Female Detectives [SS] edited by Otto Penzler

November 2018

No Place for Wolverines [Jenny Willson #2] by Dave Butler

Slay in Character [Cat Latimer #4] by Lynn Cahoon

The Coloring Crook [Pen & Ink #2] by Krista Davis

The Cutting Edge [r] [Lincoln Rhyme #14] by Jeffery Deaver

Violet Tendencies [Rose City #2] by Kate Dyer-Seeley

The Mechanical Devil [r] [Wesley Peterson #22] by Kate Ellis

Death by Water [r] [Phryne Fisher #15] by Kerry Greenwood


On the Hook [r] [Crochet #12] by Betty Hechtman

A Vintage Death [Keepsake Cove #2] by Mary Ellen Hughes

Top Dog [Teddy #3] by Jens Lapidus

First the Thunder [NS] by Randall Silvis

Fool’s Moon [Tarot Cats #1] by Diane A.S. Stuckart

Vancouver Noir [SS] edited by Sam Weibe

December 2018

The One That Got Away [NS] by Joe Clifford

The Arsenal Stadium Mystery [1939 reprint] by Leonard Gribble

Cave of Bones [r] [Bernie Manuelito #4] by Anne Hillerman

Final Shadows [Bishop Files #3] by Kay Hooper

Catch Me If Yukon [Passport to Peril #12] by Maddy Hunter

Shattered Mirror [r] [Eve Duncan #22] by Iris Johansen

Money in the Morgue [Roderick Alleyn #33] by Ngaio Marsh, completed by Stella Duffy [1st US edition]

Valentine Candy Murder [ominbus] by Leslie Meier


The Three Secret Cities [Jack West Jr. #5] by Matthew Reilly

A Murdered Peace [Kate Clifford #3] by Candace Robb

Leverage in Death [r] [Eve Dallas #47] by J.D. Robb

Steamed Open [Maine Clambake #7] by Barbara Ross

The Second Goodbye [Davie Richards #3] by Patricia Smiley

Human Face [r] [NS] by Aline Templeton

Hong Kong Noir [SS] edited by Jason Y. Ng & Susan Blumberg

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