New Books by MWA Members – August 2015

Looking for something to read this summer – here are the August 2015 books by some of our members.  They can all be found at your local Independent Bookstore.  Visit this link to find a store near you:


Cathy Ace, The Case of the Dotty Dowager, Severn House
Donna Andrews, Lord of the Wings, Minotaur
Kelley Armstrong, Deceptions, Dutton
R.G. Belsky, Shooting for the Stars, Simon & Schuster
Rhys Bowen, Malice at the Palace, Berkley
Lisa Brackman, Dragon Day, Soho
Allison Brennan, Best Laid Plans, Minotaur
Kathleen Bridge, Better Homes and Corpses, Berkley Prime Crime
Sandra Brown, Friction, Grand Central
Ellen Byron, Planation Shudders, Crooked Lane Books
Steph Cha, The Surrogate, Minotaur
John Connolly, A Song of Shadows, Simon & Schuster – Emily Bestler – Atria
Douglas Corleone, Gone Cold, Minotaur
Caroline Crane, Blackout, Fire and Ice
Bill Crider, Between the Living and the Dead, Minotaur
C. Michele Dorsey, No Virgin Island, Crooked Lane Books
Robert Ellis, City of Echoes, Thomas & Mercer
Mary Anna Evans, Isolation, Poisoned Pen Press
Linda Fairstein, Devil’s Bridge, Dutton
David Freed, The Three-Nine Line, Permanent Press
Chris Goff, Dark Waters, Crooked Lane Books
Joseph Goodrich, South of Sunset: Nine Plays, Perfect Crime Books
Sue Grafton, X, G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Julia Heaberlin, Black-Eyed Susan, Ballantine
Nancy Herriman, No Comfort for the Lost, NAL/Obsidian
Harry Hunsicker, The Grid, Thomas & Mercer
Michael Koryta, Last Words, Little, Brown
Sophie Littlefield, The Guilty One, Gallery
Anna Loan-Wilsey, A Deceptive Homecoming, Kensington
Margaret Maron, Long Upon the Land, Grand Central
Jennifer McMahon, The Night Sister, Doubleday
B.B. Oak, Thoreau in Phantom Bog, Kensington
Howard Owen, The Bottom, Permanent Press
Josh Pachter, The Tree of Life, Wildside Press
Sara Paretsky, Brush Back, G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Louise Penny, The Nature of the Beast, Minotaur
James Patterson & David Ellis, The Murder House, Little, Brown
Stefanie Pintoff, Hostage Taker, Bantam
Lynne Raimondo, Dante’s Dilemma, Seventh Street Books
Michael Raleigh, Peerless Detective, Diversion Books
Edward Rand, Blindsided, Amber Quill Press
Michael Ransom, The Ripper Gene, Forge
Sam Reaves, Cold Black Earth, Thomas & Mercer
Clea Simon, Code Grey, Severn House
Phoef Sutton, Crush, Prospect Park Books
Brian Thiem, Red Line, Crooked Lane Books
Charles Todd, A Pattern of Lies, William Morrow
Lea Wait, Threads of Evidence, Kensington
Carter Wilson, The Comfort of Black, Oceanview
Rich Zahradnik, Drop Dead Punk, Camel Press

Short Stories

David Dean, “Mr. Kill-Me,” EQMM
Brendan DuBois,” The Long Withdrawal,” EQMM
John Harvey, “Going Down Slow,” EQMM
William Link, “The Goddaughter,” EQMM
Annette Meyers, “Wang Dang Doodle,” Dark City Lights, Three Rooms Press
Marilyn Todd, “The Longboat Cove Murders,” EQMM

New Books by MWA Members – July 2015

Looking for something to read this summer – here are the July 2015 books by some of our members.  They can all be found at your local Independent Bookstore.  Visit this link to find a store near you: Books Donna Andrews, Lord of the Wings, Minotaur Linwood Barclay, Broken Promise, NAL David Black, FastContinue Reading

MWA Presents Manhattan Mayhem

On sale – June 2, 2015 – at your favorite independent bookstore: Celebrating our 70th Anniversary, via Quirk Books, we have published a special anthology of short stories, edited by Mary Higgins Clark.  Contributors are:  Mary Higgins Clark, Julie Hyzy, Lee Child, Nancy Pickard, Thomas H. Cook, Brendan DuBois, Jon L. Breen, Ben H.Continue Reading

New Books by MWA Members – May 2015

Here are the May 2015 books by some of our members.  They can all be found at your local Independent Bookstore.  Visit this link to find a store near you: Books Lisa Black, Close to the Bone, Severn House Craig Faustus Buck, Go Down Hard, Brash Books Mary Burton, Be Afraid, Zebra Laura Childs, MingContinue Reading

2015 Edgar Banquet – Videos

Missed this year’s Edgar Awards banquet?  Visit our You Tube channel to see all the speeches.  

MWA at Book Expo America – May 27-30, 2015

Mystery Writers of America will be attending BEA once again.  We will be located at Booth #2657 and have a great four days of signings lined up.  Print out our signing schedule – stop by – meet our members and get lots of amazing books. BEA 2015 – Booth Schedule

Missed the Edgar Symposium?

Missed this year’s Edgar symposium?  Wondering what secrets were shared by Lois Duncan and James Ellroy or what research tricks are used by Kevin Cook, Julia Dahl, and William J. Mann?  Or, why location matters and what Best First Winner Tom Bouman and Karin Slaughter had to say about it? Click the following link toContinue Reading

Ruth Rendell has Died.

Ruth Rendell, MWA’s 1997 Grand Master and a 3-time Edgar winner (with 6 other nominations) has died.

2015 Edgar Award Winners

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2014. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at our 69th Gala Banquet, April 29, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.Continue Reading

Annual Mystery Week Reading

Mystery Week in NYC leads up to the Edgar Awards for Best Mystery Writing  This Year’s Annual  Mystery Week Reading by 2015 Edgar Nominees will be held on Monday April 20th, 8-10pm WHAT:  We Three Productions Readings. hosted by mystery writer Tim O’Mara, author of the Raymond Donne Mystery Series (Dead Red recently released) WHERE: d.b.a. –Continue Reading