New Books by MWA Members – October 2022

Here are the October 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:


Barbara Allan, Antiques Liquidation, Severn House
Todd Allen, The Cursed Apps, Indignant Media
Donna Andrews, Dashing Through the Snowbirds, Minotaur Books
John T. Aquino, The Radio Burglar: Thief Turns Killer in 1920s Queens, McFarland & Co.
Linwood Barclay, Look Both Ways, HarperCollins – William Morrow
Alicia Beckman, Blind Faith, Crooked Lane Books
Kate Belli, Treachery on Tenth Street, Crooked Lane Books
R.G. Belsky, It’s News to Me, Oceanview Publishing
Raymond Benson, The Mad, Mad Murders of Marigold Way, Beaufort Books
Christin Brecher, Photo Finished, Kensington
Catherine Bruns, A Doomful of Sugar, Poisoned Pen Press
Elizabeth C. Bunce, In Myrtle Peril, Algonquin Young Readers
Richard Cass, The Last Altruist, Encircle Publications
Christopher Chambers, Standalone, Three Rooms Press
C. Hope Clark, Badge of Edisto, Bell Bridge Books
Andy Davidson, The Hollow Kind, Farrar Straus and Giroux – MCD
Mark de Castrique, Secret Lives, Poisoned Pen Press
John Desjarlais, The Kill Floor, Torchflame Books
Lynette Eason, Rescue Mission, Love Inspired Suspense
Peggy Ehrhart, Death by Christmas Scarf, Kensington
S.K. Golden, The Socialite’s Guide to Murder, Crooked Lane Books
Chris Grabenstein, Dog Squad 2: Cat Crew, Random House BFYR
Heather Graham, Voice of Fear, MIRA
Alan Gratz, Two Degrees, Scholastic Press
Mark Jones, Shadowed Souls, The Wild Rose Press
Diane Kelly, A Trip with Trouble, St. Martin’s Paperbacks
Jenna Kernan, The Ex-Wives, Bookouture
Laurie Loewenstein, Funeral Train, Akashic Books
Sheila Lowe, The Last Door, Write Choice Ink
Mia P. Manansala, Blackmail and Bibingka, Penguin Random House – Berkley
Jenn McKinlay, The Plot and the Pendulum, Penguin Random House – Berkley
Jode Millman, The Midnight Call, Level Best Books
DiAnn Mills, Concrete Evidence, Tyndale House Publishers
Wanda Morris, Anywhere You Run, William Morrow Paperbacks
P Moss, Dead Ringer, Squidhat Press
Stephen Murphy, Abiding Conviction, Oceanview Publishing
Karen Odden, Under a Veiled Moon, Crooked Lane Books
James Patterson, Triple Cross, Hachette Book Group – Little, Brown & Company
Carol J. Perry, High Spirits, Kensington
Marcie R. Rendon, Sinister Graves, Soho Crime
Raquel V. Reyes, Calypso, Corpses, and Cooking, Crooked Lane Books
Candace Robb, A Fox in the Fold, Severn House
Lev A.C. Rosen, Lavender House, Forge Books
Terry Shames, Murder at the Jubilee Rally, Severn House
Adam Sikes, Landslide, Oceanview Publishing
Michael Stanley, A Deadly Covenant, White Sun Books
Dorothy St. James, A Book Club to Die For, Penguin Random House – Berkley
Wendy Corsi Staub, The Stranger Vanishes, Severn House
J.D. Trafford, Merchants Bridge, Temple Bar Press

Short Stories

James R. Benn, “Irish Tommy,” AHMM
Hal Charles, “Sound Moral Character,” EQMM
John Dziuban, “Down the Mine,” EQMM
Martin Edwards, “No Peace for the Wicked,” EQMM
Kevin Egan, “Becoming Ian Fleming,” AHMM
Jon Matthew Farber, “The Cutthroat World of Academia,” Mystery Magazine
John M. Floyd, “The Donovan Gang,” AHMM
Bruce Harris, “Constable Cover-Up,” Mystery Magazine
James A. Hearn, “When the Dams Break,” AHMM
Sharon Hunt, “A Stranger in the House,” AHMM
Smita Harish Jain, “Publish or Perish,” EQMM
Roger Johns, “Karma is a Thief in the Night,” A Hint of Hitchcock, Black Beacon Books
Christopher Latragna, “The People All Said Beware,” AHMM
Janice Law, “The Bosky Dell,” AHMM
Martin Limón, “Dragon Well,” AHMM
Robert Lopresti, “Murder in Mudville,” Mystery Magazine
Gary Lovisi, Hardcases & Homicide, Boldventure Press
Edith Maxwell, “Peril in Pasadena,” AHMM
William Burton McCormick, “The Celta Wave Conundrum,” EQMM
Martin Hill Ortiz, “The Adventure of the Canny Cabby,” Mystery Magazine
Leigh Perry, “The Skeleton Rides a Horse,” EQMM
Twist Phelan, “The Kindness of Strangers,” EQMM
Anne Swardson, “Uncaged,” EQMM
Art Taylor, “We Are All Strangers Here,” EQMM
Joseph S. Walker, “Cleaning Day,” EQMM
L.A. Wilson, Jr, “Victim of Circumstance,” AHMM