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New Paperback Mysteries for January 2010

The trade paperback and mass market paperback mystery books listed on this page are scheduled to be published this month. To browse more recently published new mystery books, select the appropriate month from the column on the left.

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More Mysteries: December 2009 :: February 2010.

More Work for the Undertaker by Margery Allingham

Margery Allingham: More Work for the Undertaker

Albert Campion (15th)

Shame by Karin Alvtegen

Karin Alvtegen: Shame

Non-series

Case Closed Vol. 33 by Gosho Aoyama

Gosho Aoyama: Case Closed Vol. 33

Case Closed (33rd)

Aunt Dimity Slays the Dragon by Nancy Atherton

Nancy Atherton: Aunt Dimity Slays the Dragon

Aunt Dimity (14th)

Crossroad Blues by Ace Atkins

Ace Atkins: Crossroad Blues

Nick Travers (1st)

When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson

Kate Atkinson: When Will There Be Good News?

Jackson Brodie (3rd)

Wild Sorrow by Sandi Ault

Sandi Ault: Wild Sorrow

Jamaica Wild (3rd)

The Telling by Jo Baker

Jo Baker: The Telling

Non-series

Absolute Power by David Baldacci

David Baldacci: Absolute Power

Non-series

Cocaine Nights by J. G. Ballard

J. G. Ballard: Cocaine Nights

Non-series

The Heretic by David Barker

David Barker: The Heretic

Non-series

Bones of Betrayal by Jefferson Bass

Jefferson Bass: Bones of Betrayal

Body Farm (4th)

Death of a Witch by M. C. Beaton

Mystery Book Review: Death of a Witch by M. C. BeatonM. C. Beaton: Death of a Witch

Hamish Macbeth (25th)

The Silent Man by Alex Berenson

Alex Berenson: The Silent Man

John Wells (3rd)

Poisoned Chocolate Case by Anthony Berkeley

Anthony Berkeley: Poisoned Chocolate Case

Roger Sheringham (4th)

The Manual of Detection by Jedediah Berry

Jedediah Berry: The Manual of Detection

Non-series

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

Mystery Book Review: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan BradleyAlan Bradley: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Flavia de Luce (1st)

Black Rain by Graham Brown

Graham Brown: Black Rain

Non-series

The Bone Chamber by Robin Burcell

Robin Burcell: The Bone Chamber

Sydney Fitzpatrick (2nd)

If It Bleeds by Duncan Campbell

Duncan Campbell: If It Bleeds

Non-series

A Trace of Smoke by Rebecca Cantrell

Rebecca Cantrell: A Trace of Smoke

Non-series

Fed Up by Jessica Conant-Park and Susan Conant

Jessica Conant-Park and Susan Conant: Fed Up

Gourmet Girl (4th)

Shotgun Wedding by Susan Rogers Cooper

Susan Rogers Cooper: Shotgun Wedding

Milt Kovak (9th)

Mainely Mysteries by Susan Page Davis and Megan Elaine Davis

Susan Page Davis and Megan Elaine Davis: Mainely Mysteries

America Loves a Mystery (Novellas)

Nuclear Jellyfish by Tim Dorsey

Tim Dorsey: Nuclear Jellyfish

Serge A. Storms (11th)

Waterloo Sunset by Martin Edwards

Mystery Book Review: Waterloo Sunset by Martin EdwardsMartin Edwards: Waterloo Sunset

Harry Devlin (8th)

Blackout by Jason Elam and Steve Yohn

Jason Elam and Steve Yohn: Blackout

Riley Covington (3rd)

The Bone Garden by Kate Ellis

Kate Ellis: The Bone Garden

Wesley Peterson (5th)

Cape Disappointment by Earl Emerson

Earl Emerson: Cape Disappointment

Thomas Black (12th)

Never Tell a Lie by Hallie Ephron

Hallie Ephron: Never Tell a Lie

Non-series

Still Life by Joy Fielding

Joy Fielding: Still Life

Non-series

Driving Force by Dick Francis

Dick Francis: Driving Force

Non-series

The Sculptor by Gregory Funaro

Gregory Funaro: The Sculptor

Non-series

Buried Strangers by Leighton Gage

Mystery Book Review: Buried Strangers by Leighton GageLeighton Gage: Buried Strangers

Mario Silva (2nd)

Scissors by Ray Garton

Ray Garton: Scissors

Non-series

A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick

Robert Goolrick: A Reliable Wife

Non-series

Wild Justice by J. M. Gregson

J. M. Gregson: Wild Justice

Inspector Peach (13th)

Blood Island by H. Terrell Griffin

Mystery Book Review: Blood Island by H. Terrell GriffinH. Terrell Griffin: Blood Island

Matt Royal (3rd)

The Pelican Brief by John Grisham

John Grisham: The Pelican Brief

Non-series

How to Wash a Cat by Rebecca M. Hale

Rebecca M. Hale: How to Wash a Cat

Cats and Curios (1st)

Well and Good by Gerald Hammond

Gerald Hammond: Well and Good

Non-series

All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris

Charlaine Harris: All Together Dead

Southern Vampire (7th)

Colorado Crimes by Lisa Harris

Lisa Harris: Colorado Crimes

America Loves a Mystery (Novellas)

Skin Tight by Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen: Skin Tight

Non-series

Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill

Joe Hill: Heart-Shaped Box

Non-series

The Risk of Darkness by Susan Hill

Susan Hill: The Risk of Darkness

Simon Serrailler (3rd)

Revenge by Hugh Holton

Hugh Holton: Revenge

Larry Cole (10th)

Innocence by David Hosp

David Hosp: Innocence

Non-series

Countdown in Cairo by Noel Hynd

Noel Hynd: Countdown in Cairo

Alexandra LaDuca (3rd)

Eggsecutive Orders by Julie Hyzy

Julie Hyzy: Eggsecutive Orders

White House Chef (3rd)

Trial by Fury by J. A. Jance

Fury by J. A. Jance: Trial

J. P. Beaumont (3rd)

Until Proven Guilty by J. A. Jance

J. A. Jance: Until Proven Guilty

J. P. Beaumont (1st)

Taking the Fifth by J. A. Jance

J. A. Jance: Taking the Fifth

J. P. Beaumont (4th)

The King of Thieves by Michael Jecks

Michael Jecks: The King of Thieves

Medieval West Country (26th)

The Empty Mirror by J. Sydney Jones

J. Sydney Jones: The Empty Mirror

Karl Werthen, Viennese (1st)

Darkness on the Edge of Town by Brian Keene

Brian Keene: Darkness on the Edge of Town

Non-series

Who Killed the Pinup Queen? by Toni L. P. Kelner

Toni L. P. Kelner: Who Killed the Pinup Queen?

Where Are They Now? (3rd)

Dead Air by Mary Kennedy

Mary Kennedy: Dead Air

Maggie Walsh, Talk Radio (1st)

Murder Has No Class by Rebecca Kent

Rebecca Kent: Murder Has No Class

Bellehaven House (3rd)

Disturbing the Peace by P. D. LaFleur

P. D. LaFleur: Disturbing the Peace

Non-series

The Caliphate by Andre Le Gallo

Andre Le Gallo: The Caliphate

Non-series

The Breach by Patrick Lee

Patrick Lee: The Breach

Travis Lee (1st)

Shutter Island Graphic Novel by Dennis Lehane

Dennis Lehane: Shutter Island Graphic Novel

Non-series

Uniform Justice by Donna Leon

Donna Leon: Uniform Justice

Guido Brunetti (12th)

Doctored Evidence by Donna Leon

Mystery Book Review: Doctored Evidence by Donna LeonDonna Leon: Doctored Evidence

Guido Brunetti (13th)

Dearly Devoted Dexter by Jeff Lindsay

Jeff Lindsay: Dearly Devoted Dexter

Dexter Morgan (2nd)

Every Demon Has His Day by Cara Lockwood

Cara Lockwood: Every Demon Has His Day

Constance Plyd (1st)

The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum

Robert Ludlum: The Bourne Identity

Jason Bourne (1st)

Curse of the Spellmans by Lisa Lutz

Lisa Lutz: Curse of the Spellmans

Isabel Spellman (2nd)

The Contractor by Colin MacKinnon

Colin MacKinnon: The Contractor

Non-series

A Grave Breach by James Macomber

Mystery Book Review: A Grave Breach by James MacomberJames Macomber: A Grave Breach

John Cann (3rd)

Death at the Alma Mater by G. M. Malliet

G. M. Malliet: Death at the Alma Mater

St. Just (3rd)

Renegade by Catherine Mann

Catherine Mann: Renegade

Dark Ops (3rd)

Virtually Dead by Peter May

Mystery Book Review: Virtually Dead by Peter MayPeter May: Virtually Dead

Non-series

The Better Angels by Charles McCarry

Charles McCarry: The Better Angels

Non-series

A Body To Die For by G. A. McKevett

G. A. McKevett: A Body To Die For

Savannah Reid (14th)

Valentine Murder by Leslie Meier

Leslie Meier: Valentine Murder

Lucy Stone (6th)

Fidel's Last Days by Roland Merullo

Roland Merullo: Fidel's Last Days

Non-series

American Rust by Philipp Meyer

Philipp Meyer: American Rust

Non-series

Vanishing Act by Fern Michaels

Fern Michaels: Vanishing Act

Sisterhood (15th)

Human Target: Chance Meetings by Peter Milligan, Edvin Biukovic, and Javier Pulido

Peter Milligan, Edvin Biukovic, and Javier Pulido: Human Target: Chance Meetings

Christopher Chance, Human Target (4th)

Queen Victoria: Demon Hunter by A. E. Moorat

A. E. Moorat: Queen Victoria: Demon Hunter

Queen Victoria (1st)

Ghost Sudoku by Kaye Morgan

Kaye Morgan: Ghost Sudoku

Liza Kelly Sudoku (5th)

The League of Night and Fog by David Morrell

David Morrell: The League of Night and Fog

Non-series

Cat Playing Cupid by Shirley Rousseau Murphy

Shirley Rousseau Murphy: Cat Playing Cupid

Joe Grey (14th)

Batter Off Dead by Tamar Myers

Tamar Myers: Batter Off Dead

Pennsylvania Dutch (17th)

On Fire by Carla Neggers

Carla Neggers: On Fire

Non-series

Nemesis by Jo Nesbo and Don Bartlett

Mystery Book Review: Nemesis by Jo Nesbo and Don BartlettJo Nesbo and Don Bartlett: Nemesis

Harry Hole (4th)

Dying for Dana by Jim Patton

Jim Patton: Dying for Dana

Non-series

Kill-Devil and Water by Andrew Pepper

Andrew Pepper: Kill-Devil and Water

Pyke (3rd)

Rutland Place by Anne Perry

Anne Perry: Rutland Place

Thomas Pitt (5th)

Death in the Devil's Acre by Anne Perry

Anne Perry: Death in the Devil's Acre

Thomas Pitt (7th)

Cain His Brother by Anne Perry

Anne Perry: Cain His Brother

William Monk (6th)

Weighed in the Balance by Anne Perry

Anne Perry: Weighed in the Balance

William Monk (7th)

Runner by Thomas Perry

Thomas Perry: Runner

Jane Whitefield (6th)

Night Tides by Alex Prentiss

Alex Prentiss: Night Tides

Non-series

The Call of the Mild by William Rabkin

William Rabkin: The Call of the Mild

Psych TV Tie-In (3rd)

The Hanging Garden by Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin: The Hanging Garden

Inspector Rebus (9th)

Mean Town Blues by Sam Reaves

Sam Reaves: Mean Town Blues

Non-series

Murder on the Run by Joel B. Reed

Joel B. Reed: Murder on the Run

Jazz Phillips (6th)

Dark Horse by Ralph Reed

Ralph Reed: Dark Horse

Non-series

Blind Fall by Christopher Rice

Christopher Rice: Blind Fall

Non-series

Murder at the Academy Awards by Joan Rivers and Jerrilyn Farmer

Joan Rivers and Jerrilyn Farmer: Murder at the Academy Awards

Red Carpet (1st)

Sweet Poison by David Roberts

David Roberts: Sweet Poison

Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne (1st)

A Knife Edge by David Rollins

David Rollins: A Knife Edge

Vin Cooper (2nd)

Conflicts with Interest by Michael Ruddy

Michael Ruddy: Conflicts with Interest

Non-series

The Bad Book Affair by Ian Sansom

Ian Sansom: The Bad Book Affair

Mobile Library (4th)

The Vortex by Alan Savage

Alan Savage: The Vortex

Duncan Morant (3rd)

The House of the Vestals by Steven Saylor

Steven Saylor: The House of the Vestals

Gordianus the Finder (6th)

Vital Force by Trevor Scott

Trevor Scott: Vital Force

Jake Adams (4th)

The Dance of Death by Kate Sedley

Kate Sedley: The Dance of Death

Roger the Chapman (18th)

Murder in Mykonos by Jeffrey Siger

Mystery Book Review: Murder in Mykonos by Jeffrey SigerJeffrey Siger: Murder in Mykonos

Andreas Kaldis (1st)

Assassins of Athens by Jeffrey Siger

Mystery Book Review: Assassins of Athens by Jeffrey SigerJeffrey Siger: Assassins of Athens

Andreas Kaldis (2nd)

Is There a Deadman in the House? by Elizabeth Daniels Squire

Elizabeth Daniels Squire: Is There a Deadman in the House?

Peaches Dann (5th)

Where There's a Will by Elizabeth Daniels Squire

Elizabeth Daniels Squire: Where There's a Will

Peaches Dann (6th)

Mystery by Peter Straub

Peter Straub: Mystery

Non-series

A Bolt from the Blue by Diane A. S. Stuckart

Diane A. S. Stuckart: A Bolt from the Blue

Leonardo da Vinci (3rd)

Bleeding Heart Square by Andrew Taylor

Mystery Book Review: Bleeding Heart Square by Andrew TaylorAndrew Taylor: Bleeding Heart Square

Non-series

Too Hot to Hold by Stephanie Tyler

Stephanie Tyler: Too Hot to Hold

Hard to Hold Trilogy (2nd)

Hold On Tight by Stephanie Tyler

Stephanie Tyler: Hold On Tight

Hard to Hold Trilogy (3rd)

Close-Up by Esther Verhoef

Esther Verhoef: Close-Up

Non-series

Water-Blue Eyes by Domingo Villar

Domingo Villar: Water-Blue Eyes

Non-series

This Is Not a Game by Walter Jon Williams

Walter Jon Williams: This Is Not a Game

Non-series