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Sworn to Protect by DiAnn Mills (Tyndale House Publishers, 978-1-4143-2051-9)

New Paperback Mysteries for April 2010

( March 2010 :: May 2010 )

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Trust Me by Jeff Abbott

Mystery Book Review: Trust Me by Jeff AbbottJeff Abbott: Trust Me


Wormwood by Susan Wittig Albert

Susan Wittig Albert: Wormwood

China Bayles (17th)

The Tiger in the Smoke by Margery Allingham

Margery Allingham: The Tiger in the Smoke

Albert Campion (14th)

Meg: Hell's Aquarium by Steve Alten

Steve Alten: Meg: Hell's Aquarium

Jonas Taylor (4th)

The Perfect Woman by James Andrus

James Andrus: The Perfect Woman


Case Closed Vol. 34 by Gosho Aoyama

Gosho Aoyama: Case Closed Vol. 34

Case Closed (34th)

Borderline by Nevada Barr

Nevada Barr: Borderline

Anna Pigeon (15th)

Tre Pound by Jordan Belcher and Q.vB. Wells

Jordan Belcher and Q.vB. Wells: Tre Pound


The Last Testament by Sam Bourne

Sam Bourne: The Last Testament


Below Zero by C. J. Box

C. J. Box: Below Zero

Joe Pickett (9th)

Sanctuary by Ken Bruen

Ken Bruen: Sanctuary

Jack Taylor (7th)

The Twilight Time by Karen Campbell

Karen Campbell: The Twilight Time


Rude Awakening by Veronica Chadwick

Veronica Chadwick: Rude Awakening


The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes by Diane Chamberlain

Diane Chamberlain: The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes


The Armageddon Trade by Clem Chambers

Clem Chambers: The Armageddon Trade


Hello Kitty Must Die by Angela S. Choi

Angela S. Choi: Hello Kitty Must Die


Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express

Hercule Poirot (9th)

Neverland by Douglas Clegg

Douglas Clegg: Neverland


The Night Killer by Beverly Connor

Beverly Connor: The Night Killer

Diane Fallon (8th)

The Fate of Katherine Carr by Thomas H. Cook

Thomas H. Cook: The Fate of Katherine Carr


The Man Burns Tonight by Donn Cortez

Donn Cortez: The Man Burns Tonight


Going, Gone by Laura Crum

Laura Crum: Going, Gone

Gail McCarthy (11th)

The Book of the Dead by Elizabeth Daly

Elizabeth Daly: The Book of the Dead

Henry Gamadge (8th)

Firefly Rain by Richard Dansky

Richard Dansky: Firefly Rain


The Woman from Bratislava by Leif Davidsen

Leif Davidsen: The Woman from Bratislava


Fatally Flaky by Diane Mott Davidson

Diane Mott Davidson: Fatally Flaky

Goldy Schulz (15th)

Dark Deceptions by Dee Davis

Dee Davis: Dark Deceptions


Loser's Town by Daniel Depp

Daniel Depp: Loser's Town

David Spandau (1st)

Silicia, Inc. by Stephen Desberg

Stephen Desberg: Silicia, Inc.

IR$ Graphic Novels (3rd)

Nightwalkers by Peter T. Deutermann

Peter T. Deutermann: Nightwalkers

Cam Richter (4th)

A Deadly Draught by Lesley A. Diehl

Lesley A. Diehl: A Deadly Draught

Hera Knightsbridge (1st)

Tooth And Nail by Craig Dilouie

Craig Dilouie: Tooth And Nail


Blood Moon by Garry Disher

Garry Disher: Blood Moon

Inspector Challis (5th)

Refuge on Crescent Hill by Melanie B. Dobson

Melanie B. Dobson: Refuge on Crescent Hill


A House to Die For by Vicki Doudera

Vicki Doudera: A House to Die For

Darby Farr (1st)

Too Close to Home by Lynette Eason

Lynette Eason: Too Close to Home

Women of Justice (1st)

Fault Line by Barry Eisler

Mystery Book Review: Fault Line by Barry EislerBarry Eisler: Fault Line


The Skeleton Room by Kate Ellis

Kate Ellis: The Skeleton Room

Wesley Peterson (7th)

Obit by Anne Emery

Anne Emery: Obit

Monty Collins (2nd)

Hot Stuff by Janet Evanovich and Leanne Banks

Janet Evanovich and Leanne Banks: Hot Stuff

Cate Madigan (1st)

Full Bloom by Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes

Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes: Full Bloom

Jamie Swift and Max Holt (5th)

Full Scoop by Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes

Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes: Full Scoop

Jamie Swift and Max Holt (6th)

Lead-Pipe Cinch by Christy Evans

Christy Evans: Lead-Pipe Cinch

Georgiana Neverall (2nd)

Apparition Alley by Katherine V. Forrest

Katherine V. Forrest: Apparition Alley

Kate Delafield (6th)

Towards Another Summer by Janet Frame

Janet Frame: Towards Another Summer


Crossing by Andrew Xia Fukuda

Andrew Xia Fukuda: Crossing


The Tehran Conviction by Tom Gabbay

Tom Gabbay: The Tehran Conviction

Jack Teller (3rd)

Grace by Maggie Gee

Maggie Gee: Grace


The Deputy by Victor Gischler

Victor Gischler: The Deputy


Patterns in the Sand by Sally Goldenbaum

Sally Goldenbaum: Patterns in the Sand

Seaside Knitters (2nd)

Menu for Murder by J. G. Goodhind

J. G. Goodhind: Menu for Murder

Honey Driver (4th)

Monster in Miniature by Margaret Grace

Margaret Grace: Monster in Miniature

Geraldine Porter, Miniature (5th)

Dead Docket by Mitchell Graham

Mitchell Graham: Dead Docket

Katherine Adams (2nd)

The Leavenworth Case by Anna Katharine Green and Michael Sims

Anna Katharine Green and Michael Sims: The Leavenworth Case


Not One Clue by Lois Greiman

Lois Greiman: Not One Clue

Chrissy McMullen (6th)

Nightmare Alley by William Lindsay Gresham and Nick Tosches

William Lindsay Gresham and Nick Tosches: Nightmare Alley


Don't Look Twice by Andrew Gross

Andrew Gross: Don't Look Twice

Ty Hauck (2nd)

Wild Pitch by A. B. Guthrie

A. B. Guthrie: Wild Pitch

Sheriff Chick Charleston (2nd)

The Genuine Article by A. B. Guthrie

A. B. Guthrie: The Genuine Article

Sheriff Chick Charleston (3rd)

The Case of the Missing Servant by Tarquin Hall

Tarquin Hall: The Case of the Missing Servant

Vish Puri (1st)

Los Angeles Noir 2: The Classics by Denise Hamilton

Denise Hamilton: Los Angeles Noir 2: The Classics


The Lie by Petra Hammesfahr and Mike Mitchell

Petra Hammesfahr and Mike Mitchell: The Lie


In Harm's Way by Irene Hannon

Irene Hannon: In Harm's Way

Heroes of Quantico (3rd)

Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris

Charlaine Harris: Dead and Gone

Sookie Stackhouse, Southern Vampire (10th)

Blood Ransom by Lisa Harris

Lisa Harris: Blood Ransom

Mission Hope (1st)

Dare to Die by Carolyn Hart

Carolyn Hart: Dare to Die

Death on Demand (19th)

Fire Investigator Nanase by Izo Hashimoto

Izo Hashimoto: Fire Investigator Nanase

Nanase (4th)

The Last Sermon by P. R. Hatfield

P. R. Hatfield: The Last Sermon


The Dante Killings by David Hewson

David Hewson: The Dante Killings

Nic Costa (8th)

Duplicate Death by Georgette Heyer

Georgette Heyer: Duplicate Death

Inspector Hemingway (3rd)

The Friends of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins

George V. Higgins: The Friends of Eddie Coyle


A Darker Place by Jack Higgins

Jack Higgins: A Darker Place

Sean Dillon (16th)

Momma's a Virgin by Travis Hunter

Travis Hunter: Momma's a Virgin


Marine One by James W. Huston

James W. Huston: Marine One


Iron Man 2 by Alexander Irvine

Alexander Irvine: Iron Man 2

Iron Man (Tie-in)

Pilgrim by James H. Jackson

James H. Jackson: Pilgrim


Inhuman Remains by Quintin Jardine

Quintin Jardine: Inhuman Remains

Primavera Blackstone (1st)

Blood Game by Iris Johansen

Iris Johansen: Blood Game

Eve Duncan and Joe Quinn (9th)

Nobody Move by Denis Johnson

Denis Johnson: Nobody Move


The King of Ragtime by Larry Karp

Mystery Book Review: The King of Ragtime by Larry KarpLarry Karp: The King of Ragtime

Scott Joplin (2nd)

The Ragtime Fool by Larry Karp

Larry Karp: The Ragtime Fool

Scott Joplin (3rd)

The Murdered Family by Vernon Keel

Vernon Keel: The Murdered Family


Sparrow Rock by Nate Kenyon

Nate Kenyon: Sparrow Rock


A Philosophical Investigation by Philip Kerr

Philip Kerr: A Philosophical Investigation


Murder on the Eightfold Path by Diana Killian

Diana Killian: Murder on the Eightfold Path

A. J. Alexander, Mantra for Murder (3rd)

The Radix by Brett King

Brett King: The Radix


The Game by Laurie R. King

Laurie R. King: The Game

Mary Russell (7th)

Locked Rooms by Laurie R. King

Laurie R. King: Locked Rooms

Mary Russell (8th)

The Language of Bees by Laurie R. King

Laurie R. King: The Language of Bees

Mary Russell (9th)

The Genesis Secret by Tom Knox

Mystery Book Review: The Genesis Secret by Tom KnoxTom Knox: The Genesis Secret


Relentless by Dean Koontz

Dean Koontz: Relentless


The Six-Liter Club by Harry Kraus

Harry Kraus: The Six-Liter Club


Cut to the Corpse by Lucy Lawrence

Lucy Lawrence: Cut to the Corpse


Lion's Heat by Lora Leigh

Lora Leigh: Lion's Heat

Breeds (20th)

Men of Danger by Lora Leigh, Alexis Grant, Lorie O'Clare, and Red Garnier

Lora Leigh, Alexis Grant, Lorie O'Clare, and Red Garnier: Men of Danger


Road Dogs by Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard: Road Dogs


Pronto by Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard: Pronto

Raylan Givens (1st)

Riding the Rap by Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard: Riding the Rap

Raylan Givens (2nd)

The Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux

Gaston Leroux: The Mystery of the Yellow Room

Joseph Rouletabille (1st)

Rosemary's Baby by by Ira Levin

by Ira Levin: Rosemary's Baby

Rosemary (1st)

Son of Rosemary by Ira Levin

Ira Levin: Son of Rosemary

Rosemary (2nd)

Killer Cruise by Laura Levine

Laura Levine: Killer Cruise

Jaine Austen (8th)

The Devil's Company by David Liss

David Liss: The Devil's Company

Benjamin Weaver (3rd)

Best Intentions by Emily Listfield

Emily Listfield: Best Intentions


Katja from the Punk Band by Simon Logan

Simon Logan: Katja from the Punk Band


Mating Season by Jon Loomis

Jon Loomis: Mating Season

Frank Coffin (2nd)

The Kaisho by Eric Van Lustbader

Eric Van Lustbader: The Kaisho

Nicholas Linnear (4th)

Floating City by Eric Van Lustbader

Eric Van Lustbader: Floating City

Nicholas Linnear (5th)

Second Skin by Eric Van Lustbader

Eric Van Lustbader: Second Skin

Nicholas Linnear (6th)

Code Blue by Richard L. Mabry

Richard L. Mabry: Code Blue

Prescription for Trouble (1st)

The Angel of the Glade by Scott MacKay

Scott MacKay: The Angel of the Glade

Clyde Deacon (1st)

Molly Fox's Birthday by Deirdre Madden

Deirdre Madden: Molly Fox's Birthday


The Pirate Hunters by Mack Maloney

Mack Maloney: The Pirate Hunters


Last Night in Montreal by Emily St. John Mandel

Emily St. John Mandel: Last Night in Montreal


How to Sell by Clancy W. Martin

Clancy W. Martin: How to Sell


Harbor Ice by K. D. Mason

K. D. Mason: Harbor Ice

Jack Beale (1st)

The Significant Seven by John McEvoy

John McEvoy: The Significant Seven

Jack Doyle (3rd)

Alexandra, Gone by Anna McPartlin

Anna McPartlin: Alexandra, Gone


Deadly Deals by Fern Michaels

Fern Michaels: Deadly Deals

Sisterhood (16th)

The Wave by Tom Miller

Tom Miller: The Wave


Sworn to Protect by DiAnn Mills

DiAnn Mills: Sworn to Protect

Call to Protect (2nd)

God Don't Play by Mary Monroe

Mary Monroe: God Don't Play


Hater by David Moody

David Moody: Hater


Unnatural Fire by Fidelis Morgan

Fidelis Morgan: Unnatural Fire

Countess Anastasia Ashby de la Zouche (1st)

The Social Climber of Davenport Heights by Pamela Morsi

Pamela Morsi: The Social Climber of Davenport Heights


Cold Earth by Sarah Moss

Sarah Moss: Cold Earth


Let the Dead Lie by Malla Nunn

Malla Nunn: Let the Dead Lie

Emmanuel Cooper (2nd)

Diamonds for the Dead by Alan Orloff

Alan Orloff: Diamonds for the Dead


'Til Dice Do Us Part by Gail Oust

Gail Oust: 'Til Dice Do Us Part

Kate McCall (2nd)

Alex Cross's Trial by James Patterson and Richard DiLallo

James Patterson and Richard DiLallo: Alex Cross's Trial

Alex Cross (15th)

The Spire by Richard North Patterson

Richard North Patterson: The Spire


Silent Protector by Earl R. Phelps

Earl R. Phelps: Silent Protector

C. Canil (graphic novel)

The Devlin Diary by Christi Phillips

Christi Phillips: The Devlin Diary

Claire Donovan (2nd)

Criminal, Vol. 5: The Sinners by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips

Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips: Criminal, Vol. 5: The Sinners

Criminal Graphic Novels (5th)

Orange County Noir by Gary Phillips and T. Jefferson Parker

Gary Phillips and T. Jefferson Parker: Orange County Noir


Cemetery Dance by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child: Cemetery Dance

Pendergast (9th)

In Pursuit of Justice by Radclyffe

Radclyffe: In Pursuit of Justice


Seven for a Secret by Mary Reed and Eric Mayer

Mystery Book Review: Seven for a Secret by Mary Reed and Eric MayerMary Reed and Eric Mayer: Seven for a Secret

John the Lord Chamberlain (7th)

Eight for Eternity by Mary Reed and Eric Mayer

Mary Reed and Eric Mayer: Eight for Eternity

John the Lord Chamberlain (8th)

Drift by Sharon Carter Rogers

Sharon Carter Rogers: Drift


The Memorist by M. J. Rose

M. J. Rose: The Memorist


Cut to the Quick by Kate Ross

Kate Ross: Cut to the Quick

Julian Kestrel (1st)

Black Petals by Bryan Rostron

Bryan Rostron: Black Petals

Maucauley Vogel (1st)

Rooms by James L. Rubart

James L. Rubart: Rooms


In The Blood by Fay Sampson

Fay Sampson: In The Blood

Suzie Fewings (1st)

A Toast to Murder by Michele Scott

Michele Scott: A Toast to Murder

Nikki Sands, Wine Lover's (6th)

Palos Verdes Blue by John Shannon

John Shannon: Palos Verdes Blue

Jack Liffey (11th)

Farm Fresh Murder by Paige Shelton

Paige Shelton: Farm Fresh Murder

Becca Robins, Farmer's Market (1st)

Fallen by Ann Simko

Ann Simko: Fallen


The Bridge by John Skipp and Craig Spector

John Skipp and Craig Spector: The Bridge


Path of the Wicked by Jennifer Stanley

Jennifer Stanley: Path of the Wicked

Hope Street Church (2nd)

Bedlam at the Brickyard by Brenda R. Stewart and Wanda Lou Willis

Brenda R. Stewart and Wanda Lou Willis: Bedlam at the Brickyard


Murder of a Wedding Belle by Denise Swanson

Denise Swanson: Murder of a Wedding Belle

Scumble River (12th)

Deadline!! Second Block by Paula L. Tutman

Paula L. Tutman: Deadline!! Second Block

P. S. Garrett (2nd)

Die for You by Lisa Unger

Lisa Unger: Die for You


A Criminal to Remember by Michael Van Rooy

Michael Van Rooy: A Criminal to Remember

Monty Haaviko (3rd)

The Price of Revenge by Dennis Vaughn

Dennis Vaughn: The Price of Revenge


Nursery Crimes by Ayelet Waldman

Ayelet Waldman: Nursery Crimes

Mommy Track (1st)

Bruno, Chief of Police by Martin Walker

Martin Walker: Bruno, Chief of Police

Bruno, Chief of Police (1st)

Anywhere She Runs by Debra Webb

Debra Webb: Anywhere She Runs


Sims by F. Paul Wilson

F. Paul Wilson: Sims


Hothouse Orchid by Stuart Woods

Stuart Woods: Hothouse Orchid

Holly Barker (5th)

Midnight Fires by Nancy Means Wright

Nancy Means Wright: Midnight Fires

Mary Wollstonecraft (1st)