New Books by MWA Members – August 2018

It is the dog days of summer and we know that you are looking for new books to read.  So, here are the August 2018 books by some of our members. They may all be found at your local Independent Bookstore.  Visit this link to find a store near you:


Gary Alexander, Harry Saves the World, Encircle Publications
Donna Andrews, Toucan Keep a Secret, Minotaur
D.A. Bartley, Blessed Be the Wicked, Crooked Lane
Lisa Black, Suffer the Children, Kensington
Rhys Bowen, Four Funerals and a Maybe Wedding, Berkley
Allison Brennan, Abandoned, Minotaur
Sandra Brown, Tailspin, Grand Central
Lucy Burdette, Death on the Menu, Crooked Lane
Judy Clemens, Beyond the Grave, Poisoned Pen Press
Max Allan Collins & A. Brad Schwartz, Scarface and the Untouchable, William Morrow
Colin Cotterill, Don’t Eat Me, Soho Press
William Curatolo, Too Many Hats: Herbal Medicine and the Mob, Bayberry Institute Press
Connie di Marco, Tail of the Dragon, Midnight Ink
Jim Doherty, An Obscure Grave, Pro Se Press
Jennifer Graeser Dornbush, The Coroner, Crooked Lane
Brendan DuBois, The Negotiator, Midnight Ink
Kellye Garrett, Hollywood Ending, Midnight Ink
David Gordon, The Bouncer, Mysterious Press
Howard Michael Gould, Last Looks, Dutton
Eric J. Guignard, That Which Grows Wild, Cemetery Dance
Steve Hamilton, Dead Man Running, G.P. Putnam’s Sons
David Handler, The Man Who Couldn’t Miss, William Morrow
Elsa Hart, City of Ink, Minotaur
Edwin Hill, Little Comfort, Kensington
Cheryl Honigford, Dig Deep My Grave, Sourcebooks Landmark
Roger Johns, River of Secrets, Minotaur
Linda Keir, The Swing of Things, Amazon – Lake Union
Sherrilyn Kenyon, Battle Born, Tor
William Kent Krueger, Desolation Mountain, Simon & Schuster – Atria
Ernest Lancaster, The Jinx, Fiery Seas Publishing
Mark Edward Langley, Path of the Dead, Blackstone
Ward Larsen, Assassin’s Run, Forge
Doc Macomber, River Rat, Floating Word Press
Susan Elia MacNeal, The Prisoner in the Castle, Bantam
Katherine Marsh, Nowhere Boy, Roaring Brook Press
Alyssa Maxwell, Murder at the Ochre Court, Kensington
Marcia Muller, The Breakers, Grand Central
Shirley Rousseau Murphy, Cat Chase the Moon, William Morrow
Gregg Olsen, The Weight of Silence, Thomas & Mercer
T. Jefferson Parker, Swift Vengeance, G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Priscilla Paton, Where Privacy Dies, Coffeetown Press
James Patterson, Texas Ranger, Little, Brown and Company
Lori Rader-Day, Under a Dark Sky, William Morrow
Kathy Reichs, A Conspiracy of Bones, Bantam
J.D. Rhoades, Fortunate Son, Polis
Hank Phillippi Ryan, Trust Me, Forge
Lisa Scottoline, Feared, St. Martin’s Press
Jennie Spallone, Psychobabble, Amazon Digital
Wendy Corsi Staub, Little Girl Lost, William Morrow
Jeri Westerson, The Deepest Grave, Severn House
Stuart Woods & Parnell Hall, The Money Shot, G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Short Stories

Albert Ashforth, “A Tragedy Averted,” AHMM
Michael Bracken, “Suburbia,” Black Cat Mystery Magazine
David Dean, “The Mercy of Thaddeus Burke,” EQMM
Jim Doherty, “Cap Device,” Mystery Weekly
Charlie Drees, “The List,” Black Cat Mystery Magazine
Kevin Egan, “The Movie Lover,” AHMM
Eve Fisher, “Blue Moon,” AHMM
Eve Fisher, “The Sorority House,” Black Cat Mystery Magazine
John M. Floyd, “Diversions,” Black Cat Mystery Magazine
Marvin Kaye, “Post No Bulls,” EQMM
Christopher Latragna, “A Lousy Little Grand,” AHMM
Janice Law, “The Professor,” EQMM
Robert S. Levinson, “Nine Years Later,” AHMM
Peter Lovesey, “Angela’s Alterations,” EQMM
Robert Mangeot, “Book of Hours,” AHMM
Josh Pachter, “Not My Circus,” AHMM
William Dylan Powell, “Curse of the White Armadillo,” EQMM
Art Taylor, “English 398: Fiction Workshop,” EQMM
J.M. Taylor, “Tourist Season,” Black Cat Mystery Magazine
Mark Thielman, “The Black Drop of Venus,” AHMM