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:


Donna Andrews, Lord of the Wings, Minotaur
Linwood Barclay, Broken Promise, NAL
David Black, Fast Shuffle, Forge
Juliet Blackwell, Spellcasting in Silk, Signet
C.J. Box, Badlands, Minotaur
Ken Bruen, Green Hell, Mysterious Press
Leslie Ann Budewitz, Butter Off Dead, Berkley Prime Crime
Lucy Burdette, Fatal Reservations, Signet
Nancy Bush, You Can’t Escape, Zebra
Dorothy Cannell, Death at Dovecote Hatch, Severn House
C.J. Carpenter, Hidden Vices, Midnight Ink
Bailey Cates, Magic and Macaroons, Signet
Mary Higgins Clark, Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories, Simon & Schuster
Catherine Coulter, The Nemesis, G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Julia Dahl, Run You Down, Minotaur
Lindsey Davis, Deadly Election, Minotaur
Glen Ebisch, The Bad Actor, Five Star
Jack Fredrickson, The Confessors’ Club, Severn House
Julie Garwood, Wired, Dutton
Ed Gorman, The Dangerous Agent, Severn House
Heather Graham, The Silenced, MIRA
Elizabeth Gunn, Noontime Follies, Severn House
Betty Hechtman, Wound Up in Murder, Berkley Prime Crime
Anna Lee Huber, A Study in Death, Berkley Prime Crime
Julie Hyzy, Grace Cries Uncle, Berkley Prime Crime
J.A. Jance, Dance of the Bones, William Morrow
Michael Kahn, Firm Ambitions, Poisoned Pen Press
Patrick Kendrick, Acoustic Shadows, HarperCollins
Patrick Lee, Signal, Minotaur
Laura Levine, Death by Tiara, Kensington
Peter Lovesey, Down Among the Dead, Soho
Virginia Lowell, Dead Men Don’t Eat Cookies, Berkley Prime Crime
Gayle Lynds, The Assassins, St. Martin’s Press
Liesa Malik, Sliced Vegetarian, Five Star
Terrence McCauley, Sympathy for the Devil, Polis
Jenny Milchman, As Night Falls, Ballantine
Terrie Farley Moran, Caught Read-Handed, Berkley Prime Crime
Carla Norton, What Doesn’t Kill Her, Minotaur
Charles O’Brien, Death at Tammany Hall, Kensington
Brian Panowich, Bull Mountain, G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Sara Paretsky, Brush Back, G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Brad Parks, The Fraud, Minotaur
Elizabeth Perona, Murder on the Bucket List, Midnight Ink
Bill Pronzini, Vixen, Forge
Spencer Quinn, Scents and Sensibility, Simon & Schuster – Atria
Lori Rader-Day, Little Pretty Things, Seventh Street Books
Gillian Royes, The Rhythm of the August Rain, Simon & Schuster – Atria
Karin Slaughter, Pretty Girls, Delacorte
Maris Soule, Eat Crow and Die, Five Star
Susan Spann, Flask of the Drunken Master, Minotaur
Chevy Stevens, Those Girls, Minotaur
Wallace Stroby, The Devil’s Share, Minotaur
Ingrid Thoft, Brutality, G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Neely Tucker, Murder, D.C., Viking
Lisa Unger, Crazy Love You, Touchstone
Reba White Williams, Bloody Royal Prints, Tyrus Books
Stuart Woods, Naked Greed, G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Reavis Z. Wortham, Dark Places, Poisoned Pen Press

Short Stories

Albert Ashforth, “Tangled Webs,” AHMM
Bill Cameron, “Heat Death,” AHMM
David Dean, “The Walking Path,” EQMM
Janice Law, “A Domestic Incident,” AHMM
Robert S. Levinson, “Little Miss Somebody,” AHMM
Robert Lopresti, “Shooting at Firemen,” AHMM
William Dylan Powell, “The Seagull and the Skull”, EQMM
Joan Richter, “The Kashmir Enigma,” EQMM


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

Mystery Writers of America Cookbook

On sale – March 24, 2015 – at your favorite independent bookstore: Mystery Writers of America has joined forces to bring this superb collection of over 100 wickedly good recipes.  Contributors are:  Beth Amos, Kathleen Antrim, Connie Archer, Frankie Y. Bailey, Adrienne Barbeau, Raymond Benson, Karna Small Bodman, Rhys Bowen, Susan M. Boyer, SandraContinue Reading