New Books by MWA Members – January 2019

Here are the January 2019 books by some of our members. They may all be found at your local Independent Bookstore.  Books make the best presents.  Visit this link to find a store near you:


Sandra Balzo, Murder a la Mocha, Severn House
Stephanie Barron, That Churchill Woman, Ballantine
Lawrence Block, A Time to Scatter Stones, Subterranean
Alafair Burke, The Better Sister, HarperCollins
James Lee Burke, The New Iberia Blues, Simon & Schuster
Sheila Connolly, The Lost Traveller, Crooked Lane
Lynette Eason, Code of Valor, Revell
Linda Fairstein, Blood Oath, Dutton
Lyndsay Faye, The Paragon Hotel, G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Joseph Finder, Judgment, Dutton
Brian Freeman, The Crooked Street, Thomas & Mercer
Samuel W. Gailey, The Guilt We Carry, Oceanview
Amy Gentry, Last Woman Standing, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Eric J. Guignard, Pop the Clutch, Dark Moon Books
Eric J. Guignard, Exploring Dark Short Fiction #3: A Primer to Nisi Shawl, Dark Moon Books
Glen Erik Hamilton, A Fast Full Dark, William Morrow
Sherry Harris, The Gun Also Rises, Kensington
Rob Hart, Take-Out and Other Tales of Culinary Crime, Polis Books
L.S. Hawker, The Throwaways, Vanishing Point Press
Aimee Hix, Dark Streets, Cold Suburbs, Midnight Ink
David Housewright, First, Kill the Lawyers, Minotaur
Edward Humes, Burned: A Story of Murder and the Crime that Wasn’t, Dutton
Harry Hunsicker, Texas Sicario, Thomas & Mercer
Diane Kelly, Dead as a Door Knocker, St. Martin’s Paperbacks
William Lashner, Freedom Road, Thomas & Mercer
John Lescroart, The Rule of Law, Simon & Schuster – Atria
John Lutz, The Havana Game, Kensington
Molly MacRae, Crewel and Unusual, Pegasus
Alyssa Maxwell, A Murderous Marriage, Kensington
Brad Meltzer, The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington, Flatiron Books
Jess Montgomery, The Widows, Minotaur Books
William L. Myers, Jr., A Killer’s Alibi, Thomas & Mercer
Howard Owen, Scuffletown, Permanent Press
Gigi Pandian, The Alchemist’s Illusion, Midnight Ink
James Patterson, The House Next Door, Grand Central
James Patterson, Liar, Liar, Little, Brown
Thomas Perry, The Burglar, Mysterious Press
Nick Petrie, Tear It Down, G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Bill Pronzini, The Flimflam Affair, Forge
Mark Pryor, The Book Artist, Seventh Street Books
Laura Joh Rowland, The Hangman’s Secret, Crooked Lane Books
Annaliese Ryan, Dead Calm, Kensington
Joanna Schaffhausen, No Mercy, Minotaur
Terry Shames, A Risky Undertaking for Loretta Singletary, Seventh Street
Terry Lynn Thomas, Neptune’s Daughter, HarperCollins
Terry Lynn Thomas, Weeping in the Wings, HarperCollins
Tracy Weber, Murder Likes it Hot, Midnight Ink
Elizabeth Wein, A Thousand Sisters, HarperCollins Children’s Books – Balzer + Bray
Ben Winters, Golden State, Mulholland
Hester Young, The Burning Island, G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Short Stories

Michael Bracken, “Wishing Tree,” EQMM
Shelly Dickson Carr, “The Beacon Hill Suicide,” AHMM
David Dean, “Snow Boy,” EQMM
Brendan DuBois, “Sideways Breakfast,” EQMM
Terence Faherty, “The Cardboard Box,” EQMM
John M. Floyd, “On the Road with Mary Jo,” EQMM
Cecilia Fulton, “The Father of the Corpse,” EQMM
Barb Goffman, “Punching Bag,” Flash Bang Mysteries
Steve Hockensmith, “My Christmas Story,” EQMM
Janice Law, “The Man Across the Hall,” AHMM
Steve Lindley, “A Matter of Trust and Surveillance,” AHMM
Robert Lopresti, “Please Do Not Disturb,” EQMM
G.M. Malliet, “Whiteout,” EQMM
Lia Matera, “Snow Job,” EQMM
Mark Thielman, “The Case of the Truculent Avocado,” AHMM