New Books by MWA Members – August 2022

Here are the August 2022 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:


Colin Alexander, Murder Under Another Sun, Alton Kremer
Donna Andrews, Round Up the Usual Peacocks, Minotaur Books
Jennifer Ashley, The Secret of Bow Lane, Penguin Random House – Berkley
Jennifer Lynn Barnes, The Final Gambit, Little, Brown BFYR
Fleur Bradley, Daybreak on Raven Island, Penguin Young Readers – Viking BFYR
Sandra Brown, Overkill, Grand Central Publishing
Lucy Burdette, A Dish to Die For, Crooked Lane Books
Valerie Burns, Two Parts Sugar, One Part Murder, Kensington
Max Allan Collins, Kill Me If You Can, Titan Books
Krista Davis, A Colorful Scheme, Kensington
Martin Edwards, The Life of Crime: Detecting the History of Mysteries and Their Creators, Collins Crime Club
John Galligan, Bad Day Breaking, Simon & Schuster – Atria Books
Christina Diaz Gonzalez, Invisible, Scholastic
Alan Gratz, Captain America: The Ghost Army, Scholastic – Graphix
Charlaine Harris, The Serpent in Heaven, Simon & Schuster – Gallery Books
Betty Hechtman, Making it Write, Severn House
Anna Lee Huber, A Certain Darkness, Kensington
Gabino Iglesias, The Devil Takes You Home, Hachette Book Group – Mulholland Books
Elle James, Missing Witness at Whiskey Gulch, Harlequin Intrigue
J.A. Jance, Collateral Damage, Simon & Schuster – Gallery Books
Marshall Karp, Snowstorm in August, Blackstone Publishing
Leslie Karst, The Fragrance of Death, Severn House
Thomas Kies, Whisper Room, Poisoned Pen Press
William Kent Krueger, Fox Creek, Simon & Schuster – Atria Books
Cynthia Kuhn, In the Event of Murder, Crooked Lane Books
Jess Lourey, The Quarry Girls, Amazon – Thomas & Mercer
Lauren Magaziner, The Mythics #1: Marina and the Kraken, Katherine Tegen Books
Alyssa Maxwell, Murder at Beacon Rock, Kensington
Walter Mosley, The Thing: The Next Big Thing, Marvel
James Patterson, The Ninth Month, Grand Central Publishing
Elizabeth Penney, A Treacherous Tale, St. Martin’s Paperbacks
Mark Pryor, Die Around Sundown, Minotaur Books
Spencer Quinn, Bark to the Future, Forge Books
Lissa Marie Redmond, Catch Your Death, Severn House
Joanna Schaffhausen, Long Gone, Minotaur Books
E.G. Scott, The Rule of Three, Penguin Random House – Dutton
Karin Slaughter, Girl Forgotten, HarperCollins – William Morrow
Stuart Woods, Black Dog, Penguin Random House – G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Short Stories

Robert Lopresti, “Kill and Cure,” Mystery Magazine
Martin Hill Ortiz, “The Corpse That Couldn’t Lie,” Mystery Magazine
Nina Wachsman, “The Assassin’s Portrait,” Mystery Magazine
Vicki Weisfeld, “The Ring of Truth,” Mystery Magazine