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