New Books by MWA Members – September 2023

Here are the September 2023 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:


Yasmin Angoe, It Ends with Knight, Amazon – Thomas & Mercer
Kelley Armstrong, Hemlock Island, St. Martin’s Press
Sandra Balzo, Any Pot in a Storm, Severn House
Brandon Barrows, The Last Request, Bloodhound Books
James R. Benn, Proud Sorrows, Soho Crime
Lou Berney, Dark Ride, HarperCollins – William Morrow
Christin Brecher, Mugshots of Manhattan, Kensington Cozies
Julia Bricklin, Red Sapphire: The Woman who Beat the Blacklist, Globe Pequot – Lyons
Catherine Bruns, Bake, Batter, and Roll, Gemma Halliday Publishing
Reed Bunzel, Indigo Road, Coffeetown Press
Lynn Cahoon, Death in the Romance Aisle, Lyrical Underground
Tori Eldridge, The Ninja’s Oath, Polis Books – Agora Books
James Ellroy, The Enchanters, Alfred A. Knopf
Allen Eskens, Saving Emma, Hachette Book Group – Mulholland Books
Ken Follett, The Armor of Light, Penguin Random House – Viking
Michael Thomas Ford, Every Star That Falls, HarperCollins
Charlaine Harris, All the Dead Shall Weep, Simon & Schuster – Gallery Books/Saga
Greg Herren, Mississippi River Mischief, Bold Strokes Books
Mick Herron, The Secret Hours, Soho Crime
J.A. Jance, Blessing of the Lost Girls, HarperCollins – William Morrow
Craig Johnson, The Longmire Defense, Penguin Random House – Viking
Arlene Kay, The Mascara Murders, Level Best Books
John Keyse-Walker, Reefs. Royals, Reckonings, Severn House
Angie Kim, Happiness Falls, Crown Publishing
Stephen King, Holly, Simon & Schuster – Scribner
R.J. Koreto, The Turnbull Murders, Level Best Books
William Kent Krueger, The River We Remember, Simon & Schuster – Atria Books
Deborah J. Ledford, Redemption, Amazon Publishing – Thomas & Mercer
Carol Light, Deadlier Than Fiction, Tule Publishing
Vanessa Lillie, Blood Sisters, Penguin Random House – Berkley
Jess Lourey, The Taken Ones, Amazon – Thomas & Mercer
Gail Lukasik, The Darkness Surrounds Us, CamCat
G.M. Malliet, The Washing Away of Wrongs, Constable
Mia P. Manansala, Murder and Mamon, Penguin Random House – Berkley
Nev March, The Spanish Diplomat’s Secret, Minotaur Books
Alyssa Maxwell, Murder at the Elms, Kensington
Terrence McCauley, Born to Hang, Kensington – Pinnacle
DiAnn Mills, Facing the Enemy, Tyndale House Publishers
Korina Moss, Case of the Bleus, Minotaur Books
Erica Ruth Neubauer, Murder Under the Mistletoe, Kensington
James Patterson, 23 ½ Lies, Hachette Book Group – Grand Central Publishing
James Patterson & Mike Lupica, 12 Months to Live, Little, Brown & Company
Carol J. Perry, Now You See It, Kensington Cozies
J.M. Redmann, Transitory, Bold Stroke Books
Kaira Rouda, Beneath the Surface, Amazon – Thomas & Mercer
Katharine Schellman, Murder at Midnight, Crooked Lane Books
R.L. Stine, Scariest, Book. Ever, Scholastic
Sharee Stover, Seeking Justice, Harlequin – Love Inspired Suspense
Charlotte Stuart, Raven’s Grave, Vine Leaves Press
Carsen Taite, Trial Run, Bold Strokes Books
Peggy Townsend, The Beautiful and the Wild, Penguin Random House – Berkley

Short Stories

Donna Andrews, “Not Another Secret Passage Story,” School of Hard Knox, Crippen & Landru
Frankie Y. Bailey, “A Matter of Trust,” School of Hard Knox, Crippen & Landru
Brandon Barrows, “Sleep ‘Rough,” Shotgun Honey
Michael Bracken & Sandra Murphy, “Smitty’s Roadside Diner,” AHMM
Nikki Dolson, “The Dinner Party,” School of Hard Knox, Crippen & Landru
John M. Floyd, “The POD Squad,” AHMM
Jim Fusilli, “Gentlemen’s Agreement,” AHMM
Greg Herren, “The Ditch,” School of Hard Knox, Crippen & Landru
Naomi Hirahara, “Dichondra,” School of Hard Knox, Crippen & Landru
Toni L.P. Kelner, “Baby Trap,” School of Hard Knox, Crippen & Landru
Peter Lovesey, “Knox Vomica,” School of Hard Knox, Crippen & Landru
William Burton McCormick, “Balloon,” EQMM
Richie Narvaez, “The Stolen Tent,” School of Hard Knox, Crippen & Landru
Rob Osler, “Miss Direction,” EQMM
Gigi Pandian, “The Rose City Vampire,” School of Hard Knox, Crippen & Landru
Twist Phelan, “Soon It’ll Be Over,” EQMM
Bill Pronzini, “The Plunderer,” EQMM
S.J. Rozan, “Chin Yong Yun Goes to Church, ,” School of Hard Knox, Crippen & Landru
Jeff Somers, “The Little Birds,” AHMM
Daniel Stashower, “The Forlorn Penguin,” School of Hard Knox, Crippen & Landru
Gabriela Stiteler, “Two Hours West of Nothing,” EQMM
Marcia Talley, “The Island Boy Detective Agency,” School of Hard Knox, Crippen & Landru
Art Taylor, “Ordeals,” School of Hard Knox, Crippen & Landru
Mark Thielman, “The Ties That Bind,” AHMM
Albert Tucher, “The English Major,” AHMM
Elizabeth Zelvin, “Death Will Stream Your Game,” AHMM