Selected 2022 Paperback Releases

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

January 2022

Hot and Sour Suspects [Noodle Shop #8] by Vivien Chien

A Deadly Affair: Unexpected Love Stories from the Queen of Mystery [SS] by Agatha Christie

Where There’s a Will [Rowland Sinclair #10] by Sulari Gentill


The Sultan of Sarawak [Ava Lee #14] by Ian Hamilton

One Got Away [r] [Nikki Griffin #2] by S.A. Lelchuk

February 2022

An Ambush of Widows [r] [NS] by Jeff Abbott

Quarry’s Blood [Quarry #16] by Max Allan Collins

The Bounty [r] [Fox & O’Hare #7] by Janet Evanovich & Peter Evanovich

Cold as Hell [Áróra #1] by Lilja Sigurðardóttir


Homicide and Halo Halo [Tita Rosie’s Kitchen #2] by Mia P. Manansala

Silver Pebbles [Peter Hunkeler #1] by Hansjörg Schneider [1st US edition]

The Other Family [NS] by Wendy Corsi Staub

Paris Noir: The Suburbs [SS] edited by Hervé Delouche

March 2022

A Harmless Lie [Louise Rick #10] by Sara Blaedel

Blind Tiger [r] [NS] by Sandra Brown

The Quiet People [NS] by Paul Cleave

The True Confessions of a London Spy [Secret Life of Mary Bennet #2] by Katherine Cowley

The Night Shift [NS] by Alex Finlay

No Accident [Posadas County #25] by Steven F. Havill


A Good Day for Chardonnay [r] [Sunshine Vicram #2] by Darynda Jones

Born for Trouble: The Further Adventures of Hap and Leonard [SS] by Joe R. Lansdale

Palace of the Drowned [r] [NS] by Christine Mangan

Her Perfect Life [r] [NS] by Hank Phillippi Ryan

The Lying Club [NS] by Annie Ward

April 2022

Razorblade Tears [r] [NS] by S.A. Cosby

The Case of the Shoplifter’s Shoe (1938 Perry Mason reissue) by Erle Stanley Gardner

Cleopatra’s Dagger [NS] by Carole Lawrence


The Darkest Game [Tully Jarsdel #3] by Joseph Schneider

The Kindness of Strangers [Amos Parisman #3] by Andy Weinberger

The New Neighbor [NS] by Carter Wilson

May 2022

The Lady with the Gun Asks the Questions: The Ultimate Miss Phryne Fisher Story Collection [SS] by Kerry Greenwood

Deceived [Kelly Pruett #3] by Mary Keliikoa

Goering’s Gold [Ructions O’Hare #2] by Richard O’Rawe


May God Forgive [Harry McCoy #5] by Alan Parks

Inspector Chen and the Private Kitchen Murder [r] [Inspector Chen #12] by Qiu Xiaolong

June 2022

Judgment at Santa Monica [r] [Jersey Girl Legal #2] by E.J. Copperman

No Place To Run [NS] by Mark Edwards

The Girl They All Forgot [Lake District #8] by Martin Edwards

The Woman in the Library [NS] by Sulari Gentill


Finale: The Lost Decades of Uncle Chow Tung [Uncle Chow Tung #4] by Ian Hamilton

Nobody from Somewhere [NS] by Dietrich Kalteis

Vera Kelly: Lost and Found [Vera Kelly #3] by Rosalie Knecht

The Next Time I Die [NS] by Jason Starr

July 2022

The Finalists [NS] by David Bell

Castle Deadly, Castle Deep [Dinner and a Murder Mystery #2] by Veronica Bond

Cabin Fever [NS] by Alex Dahl [1st US edition]

Death of an Ice Cream Scooper [Food and Cocktails #15] by Lee Hollis


The Hunted [NS] by Roz Nay [1st US edition]

Fish Swimming in Dappled Sunlight [NS] by Riku Onda

Abandoned in Death [r] [Eve Dallas #54] by J.D. Robb

August 2022

Till Death Do Us Part [Dr. Gideon Fell #15, 1944 reissue] by John Dickson Carr

The Couple at Number 9 [NS] by Claire Douglas

What She Found [Tracy Crosswhite #9] by Robert Dugoni

Blackout [NS] by Erin Flanagan

A Certain Darkness [Verity Kent #6] by Anna Lee Huber

Whisper Room [Geneva Chase #5] by Thomas Kies

A Treacherous Tale [Cambridge Bookshop #2] by Elizabeth Penney


The Deepest Black [NS] by Randall Silvis

End of Days [r] [Pike Logan #16] by Brad Taylor

Those Who Perish [Caleb Zelic #4] by Emma Viskic

The Gravedigger’s Song [Tom Killgannon #3] by Martyn Waites

Jewish Noir II: Tales of Crime and Other Dark Deeds [SS] edited by Kenneth Wishnia & Chantelle Aimée Osman

September 2022

The Wrong Victim [r] [Quinn & Costa #3] by Allison Brennan

The Lady’s Guide to Death and Deception [Secret Life of Mary Bennet #3] by Katherine Cowley

Five Moves of Doom [Hammerhead” Jed Ounstead #3] by A.J. Devlin

The Mitford Vanishing [r] [Mitford Murders #5] by Jessica Fellowes


Because I Could Not Stop for Death [Emily Dickenson #1] by Amanda Flower

In the War Zone of the Heart: Willie Cuesta Mystery Stories [SS] by John Lantigua

The Final Equinox [Theo Cray & Jessica Blackwood #2] by Andrew Mayne

There Are No Happy Loves [Verónica Rosenthal #3] by Sergio Olguín

October 2022

Found Object [NS] by Anne Frasier

Disaster at the Vendôme Theatre [Provençal #10] by M.L. Longworth

Four for Fogo Island [Sebastian Synard #4] by Kevin Major


Eve’s Rib [NS] by C.S. O’Cinneide

The Flock [NS] by J. Todd Scott

Desolation Canyon [r] [Margaret Nolan #2] by P.J. Tracy

November 2022

Before You Knew My Name [NS] by Jacqueline Bublitz [1st US edition]

Case Study [NS] by Graeme Macrae Burnet [1st US edition]

The Crime that Binds [Bookmobile Cat #10] by Laurie Cass

Blue Like Me [Finn Finnegan #2] by Aaron Philip Clark

Bitter Roots [r] [Wine Country #12] by Ellen Crosby

Kill Her Twice [r] [Dek Elstrom #8] by Jack Fredrickson


An Act of Foul Play [Lady Hardcastle #9] by T.E. Kinsey

These Names Make Clues [1937 reissue] by E.C.R. Lorac

The Quarry Girls [NS] by Jess Lourey

The Fool Dies Last [r] [Fortune Telling #1] by Carol Miller

Such a Beautiful Family [NS] by T.R. Ragan

December 2022

The Deepest of Secrets [r] [Rockton #7] by Kelley Armstrong

Murder in the Basement [Roger Sheringham 1932 reissue] by Anthony Berkeley

Bookclubbed to Death [Mystery Bookshop #8] by V.M. Burns


Desperation in Death [r] [Eve Dallas #55] by J.D. Robb

The Widow [NS] by Kaira Rouda

Hidden in Snow [Åre Murders #1] by Viveca Sten

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