Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Have Yourself a Mysterious Little Christmas!

These should get you into the proper holiday spirit. I can see a cup of hot chocolate and a roaring fireplace in your future. Curl up and enjoy!

  • Aunt Dimity's Christmas by Nancy Atherton
  • Away in a Manger by Rhys Bowen
  • The Bark Before Christmas by Laurien Berenson
  • Ben Franklin and a Case of Christmas Murder by Robert Lee Hall
  • A Bitter Truth by Charles Todd
  • The Body in the Sleigh by Katherine Hall Page
  • Busy Body by M.C. Beaton
  • Candy Cane Murder, novellas by Joanna Fluke, Laura Levine, and Leslie Meier
  • Cat Crimes for the Holidays, edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Ed Gorman, and Larry Segriff
  • Cat Deck the Halls: a Joe Grey Mystery by Shirley Rousseau Murphy
  • A Cat on Jingle Bell Rock by Lydia Adamson
  • A Catered Christmas: a Mystery with Recipes by Isis Crawford
  • Christmas at The Mysterious Bookshop: 'tis the Season to be Deadly:  Stories of Mistletoe and Mayhem from 17 Masters of Suspense
  • Christmas Caramel Murder by Joanne Fluke
  • A Christmas Escape by Anne Perry
  • Christmas Cookie Murder by Leslie Meier
  • The Christmas Crimes at Puzzel Manor by Simon Brett
  • The Christmas Garden Affair by Ann Ripley
  • Christmas Mourning by Margart Maron
  • Christmas Stalkings: More Tales of Yuletide Murder
  • The Cinderella Killer by Simon Brett
  • Classic Christmas Crime edited by Tim Heald
  • A Cold Christmas by Charlene Weir
  • Cold Snap by Allison Brennan
  • The Con Artist of Catalina Island by Jennifer Colt
  • Corpus Christmas by Margaret Maron
  • A Crossworder's Gift by Nero Blanc
  • Dashing Through the Snow by Mary Higgins Clark
  • The Dons and Mr. Dickens: the Strange Case of the Oxford Christmas Plot by William J. Palmer
  • Eggnog Murder by Leslie Meier
  • Envious Casca by Georgette Heyer
  • The Fat Man: a Tale of North Pole Noir by Ken Harmon
  • Frost at Christmas by R.D, Wingfield
  • The Gingerbread Bump-off: a Fresh-baked Mystery by L. J. Washburn
  • Gingerbread Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke
  • Hard Christmas: a Cat Marsala Mystery by Barbara D"Amato
  • Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie
  • Herald of Death by Kate Kingsbury
  • A Highland Christmas by M.C. Beaton
  • Holiday Grind by Cleo Coyle
  • Holmes for the Holidays edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Jon L. Lellenberg, and Carol-Lynn Waugh
  • I Am Half-sick of Shadows by Alan Bradley
  • Inspector Proby's Christmas by John Gano
  • Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas by Stephanie Barron
  • A Killer’s Christmas in Wales by Elizabeth J. Duncan
  • Kissing Christmas Goodbye: an Agatha Raisin Mystery by M.C. Beaton
  • A Kudzu Christmas: Twelve Mysterious Tales edited by Jim Gilbert & Gail Waller
  • The Last Noel by Heather Graham
  • Mad as the Dickens by Toni L.P. Kelner
  • Merry Christmas, Alex Cross by James Patterson
  • Merry, Merry Ghost by Carolyn Hart
  • The Midnight Before Christmas by William Bernhardt
  • A Midnight Clear by Kathy Hogan Trocheck
  • Mistletoe and Murder by Carola Dunn
  • Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories by P.D. James
  • More Holmes for the Holidays edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Jon L. Lellenberg, and Carol-Lynn Waugh
  • Murder for Christmas edited by Thomas Godfrey
  • Murder for Christmas and Three Other Great Mysteries by Agatha Christie
  • A New York Christmas by Anne Perry
  • The Nightingale Before Christmas: a Meg Langslow Mystery by Donna Andrews
  • Ornaments of Death by Jane K. Cleland
  • Plum Pudding Murder by Joanne Fluke
  • The Queene's Christmas by Karen Harper
  • A Rumpole Chrismas by John Mortimer
  • Santa Clawed by Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown
  • Santa Cruise by Mary Higgins Clark
  • Shakespeare's Christmas by Charlaine Harris
  • Six Geese A-Slaying by Donna Andrews
  • The Snow White Christmas Cookie by David Handler
  • Sweet Revenge by Diane Mott Davidson
  • The Twelve Clues of Christmas by Rhys Bowen
  • The Twelve Deaths of Christmas by Marian Babson
  • The Twelve Dogs of Christmas by David Rosenfelt
  • Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich
  • We Wish You a Murderous Christmas by Vicki Delany
  • A Wee Christmas Homicide by Kaitlyn Dunnett

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Curl Up With A Cozy Homicide

Looking for a touch of murder without the blood and gore? Then Cozies are the way to go. Check out these new releases.
  • Dead, Bath, and Beyond [Victoria Square Mystery] by Lorraine Bartlett with Laurie Cass
  • Egg Drop Dead [Cackleberry Club Mystery] by Laura Childs
  • The Catsitter and the Canary [Dixie Hemingway Mystery] by Blaize & John Clement
  • Spouse on Haunted Hill [Haunted Guesthouse Mystery] by E.J. Copperman
  • Buried in the Country [Cornish Mystery] by Carola Dunn
  • Prose and Cons [Magical Bookshop Mystery] by Amanda Flower
  • Frosty the Dead Man [Snow Globe Shop Mystery] by Christine Husom
  • The Ghosts of Misty Hollow [Ghost of Granny Apples] by Sue Ann Jaffarian
  • Above the Paw [Paw Enforcement] by Diane Kelly
  • Better Off Thread [Embroidery Mystery] by Amanda Lee
  • Crime and Catnip [Nick and Nora Mystery] by T.C. LoTempio
  • Pot Luck [Elliot Lisbon Mystery] by Kendel Lynn
  • The Reek of Red Herrings [Dandy Gilver] by Catriona McPherson
  • The Red Queen Rules [Red Solaris Mystery] by Bourne Morris
  • Trigger Yappy [Roundup Crew] by Diana Orgain
  • Curried Away [Spice Shop Mystery] by Gail Oust

Friday, December 2, 2016

Holidays Are Murder!

In between shopping for the perfect gift, find yourself something suitably mysterious to read. Here are the new releases for December:

Egg Drop Dead [Cackleberry Club] by Laura Childs

The Gentleman from Japan [Inspector O] by James Church

The Cat Sitter and the Canary [Dixie Hemingway] by Blaize & John Clement

Death on the Patagonian Express [Amy’s Travel] by Hy Conrad

Dead Cold Brew [Coffeehouse] by Clea Coyle

Dark Fissures [Rick Cahill] by Matt Coyle

Ill Met by Murder [Shakespeare in the Catskills] by Elizabeth J. Duncan

Buried in the Country [Cornish] by Carola Dunn

Brazen [Valentino] by Loren D. Estleman

Bryant & May: Strange Tide [Peculiar Crimes] by Christopher Fowler

A Decline in Prophets [Rowland Sinclair] by Sulari Gentill

The Ice Beneath Her by Camilla Grebe

Curtain of Death [Clandestine Operations] by W.E.B. Griffin & William E. Butterworth IV

Denny’s Law [Sarah Burke] by Elizabeth Gunn

The Midnight Bell [Sean Dillon] by Jack Higgins

Painted Skins [Grey and Villere] by Matt Hilton

Expecting To Die [Selena Alvarez & Regan Pescoli] by Lisa Jackson

Death Ship [Shaw and Valentine] by Jim Kelly 

Plaid and Plagiarism [Highand Bookshop] by Molly MacRae

A Pinch of Poison [Lady and Lady's Maid] by Alyssa Maxwell

The Reek of Red Herrings [Dandy Gilver] by Catriona McPherson

Renting Silence [Roaring Twenties] by Mary Miley

Don’t Turn Out the Lights [Martin Servaz] by Bernard Minier

Trigger Yappy [Roundup Crew] by Diana Orgain

Curried Away [Spice Shop] by Gail Oust

Onslaught: The War with China [Dan Lenson] by David Poyer

The Seventh Plague
[Sigma Force] by James Rollins

Louise’s Lies [Louise Pearlie] by Sarah R. Shaber

Footprints to Murder [Hannah Ives] by Marcia Talley

Who Watcheth [Irene Huss] by Helene Tursten

 by Carter Wilson