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:


Lisa Black, Close to the Bone, Severn House
Craig Faustus Buck, Go Down Hard, Brash Books
Mary Burton, Be Afraid, Zebra
Laura Childs, Ming Tea Murder, Berkley Prime Crime
Ben Coes, Independence Day, St. Martin’s Press
John A. Connell, Ruins of War, Berkley
M.P. Cooley, Flame Out, William Morrow
Colin Cotterill, Six and a Half Deadly Sins, Soho Crime
Julia Dahl, Run You Down, Minotaur
Jeffery Deaver, Solitude Creek, Grand Central
Nelson DeMille, A Quiet End, Grand Central
Hannah Dennison, Deadly Desires at Honeychurch Hall, Minotaur
J.G. Faherty, The Cure, Samhain Publishing
Lyndsay Faye, The Fatal Flame, G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Alex Grecian, The Harvest Man, G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Neal Griffin, Benefit of the Doubt, Forge
Carolyn Haines, Bone to be Wild, Minotaur
Charlaine Harris, Day Shift, Ace
Rachel Howzell Hall, Skies of Ash, Forge
Carolyn Hart, Don’t Go Home, Berkley Prime Crime
Craig Johnson, Dry Bones, Viking
Linda O. Johnston, Bite the Biscuit, Midnight Ink
Andrea Kane, The Silence That Speaks, MIRA
Sherrilyn Kenyon, Born of Defiance, St. Martin’s
Tracy Kiely, Murder with a Twist, Midnight Ink
Mary Lawrence, The Alchemist’s Daughter, Kensington
Allison Leotta, A Good Killing, Simon & Schuster – Touchstone
John Lescroart, The Fall, Simon & Schuster – Atria
Lisa Lutz, How to Start a Fire, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Ellen Frank Mathews, A Match to Die For, Mysterious Lady Press
Jason Matthews, Palace of Treason, Simon & Schuster – Scribner
Catriona McPherson, Come to Harm, Midnight Ink
Walter Mosley, And Sometimes I Wonder About You, Doubleday
Charlie Newton, Traitor’s Gate, Thomas & Mercer
Kathryn O’Sullivan, Neighing with Fire, Minotaur
Katherine Hall Page, The Body in the Birches, William Morrow
Michael & Daniel Palmer, Trauma, St. Martin’s Press
Nancy J. Parra, Flourless to Stop Him, Berkley Prime Crime
Barbara Ross, Musseled Out, Kensington
Sarah Shaber, Louise’s Blunder, Severn House
Clea Simon, Stages of Grey, Severn House
Orest Stelmach, The Altar Girl, Thomas & Mercer
Will Thomas, Fatal Enquiry, Minotaur
Ronald Tierney, Killing Frost, Severn House
Maggie Toussaint, Bubba Done It, Five Star
Elaine Viets, Checked Out, NAL
James W. Ziskin, Stone Cold Dead, Seventh Street

Short Stories

Doug Allyn, “Claire’s Mirror,” EQMM
John M. Floyd, “Dreamland,” AHMM
John Lantigua, “The Gentleman from Shanghai,” EQMM
R.T. Lawton, “Groundhog Day,” AHMM
Robert Mangeot, “Two Bad Hamiltons and a Hirsute Jackson,” AHMM
Margaret Maron, “We on the Train!”, EQMM
Jim Norman, “Pickled Red Herring,” Over My Dead Body
Art Taylor, “Commission,” EQMM



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