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New Paperback Mysteries for May 2010

( April 2010 < | > June 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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Mystery Book Review by Mysterious Reviewsindicates a review of the book is available from Mysterious Reviews.

The Gnawing by Jason Aaron

Jason Aaron: The Gnawing. Scalped Graphic Novel (6th).

The Counterfeit Murder in the Museum of Man by Alfred Alcorn

Alfred Alcorn: The Counterfeit Murder in the Museum of Man. Norman de Ratour (3rd).

In the Kitchen by Monica Ali

Monica Ali: In the Kitchen.

A Kind of Intimacy by Jenn Ashworth

Jenn Ashworth: A Kind of Intimacy.

Shadow of Betrayal by Brett Battles

Brett Battles: Shadow of Betrayal. Jonathan Quinn (3rd).

Psycho by Robert Bloch

Robert Bloch: Psycho.

Awakening by S. J. Bolton

Mystery Book Review: Awakening by S. J. BoltonS. J. Bolton: Awakening.

The King by Linda Rios Brook

Linda Rios Brook: The King. Reluctant Demon Diaries (3rd).

Flight of Shadows by Sigmund Brouwer

Sigmund Brouwer: Flight of Shadows.

The Overseer by Conlan Brown

Conlan Brown: The Overseer.

Down Among the Dead Men by Robert Gregory Browne

Robert Gregory Browne: Down Among the Dead Men.

Gold of Kings by Davis Bunn

Mystery Book Review: Gold of Kings by Davis BunnDavis Bunn: Gold of Kings.

Rain Gods by James Lee Burke

James Lee Burke: Rain Gods. Hackberry Holland (2nd).

Dead Sleeping Shaman by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli

Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli: Dead Sleeping Shaman. Emily Kincaid (3rd).

Death Threads by Elizabeth Lynn Casey

Elizabeth Lynn Casey: Death Threads. Southern Sewing Circle (2nd).

Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo

Linda Castillo: Sworn to Silence. Kate Burkholder (1st).

Bargain with the Devil by F. J. Chase

F. J. Chase: Bargain with the Devil. Peter Avakian (2nd).

Wired Kingdom by Rick Chesler

Rick Chesler: Wired Kingdom.

Nobody's Angel by Jack Clark

Jack Clark: Nobody's Angel.

While My Pretty One Sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark: While My Pretty One Sleeps.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Dark Sundays by Donn Cortez

Donn Cortez: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Dark Sundays. CSI (TV series tie-in, 5th).

No Warriors, No Glory by Harold Coyle

Harold Coyle: No Warriors, No Glory.

Blue Gold by Clive Cussler and Paul Kemprecos

Clive Cussler and Paul Kemprecos: Blue Gold. NUMA Files (2nd).

Medusa by Clive Cussler and Paul Kemprecos

Clive Cussler and Paul Kemprecos: Medusa. NUMA Files (8th).

Tressed to Kill by Lila Dare

Lila Dare: Tressed to Kill. Grace Terhune, Southern Beauty Shop (1st).

French Leave by Elizabeth Darrell

Elizabeth Darrell: French Leave. Max Rydal (5th).

Darlington Woods by Mike Dellosso

Mike Dellosso: Darlington Woods.

The King James Conspiracy by Phillip DePoy

Phillip DePoy: The King James Conspiracy.

Wonders Never Cease by Tim Downs

Tim Downs: Wonders Never Cease.

Fatal Loyalty by Sue Duffy

Sue Duffy: Fatal Loyalty.

Cherry Electra by Matt Duggan

Matt Duggan: Cherry Electra.

Final Beginnings by John Edward and Natasha Stoynoff

John Edward: Final Beginnings.

The Lost Witness by Robert Ellis

Robert Ellis: The Lost Witness. Lena Gamble (2nd).

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Gillian Flynn: Dark Places.

Executive Power by Vince Flynn

Vince Flynn: Executive Power. Mitch Rapp (4th).

Love Mercy by Earlene Fowler

Earlene Fowler: Love Mercy. Love Mercy Johnson (1st).

Longshot by Dick Francis

Dick Francis: Longshot.

See Venice by Philippe Francq and Jean van Hamme

Philippe Francq and Jean van Hamme: See Venice. Largo Winch (5th graphic novel).

Stealing Kathryn by Jacquelyn Frank

Jacquelyn Frank: Stealing Kathryn. Gatherers (2nd).

At Close Quarters by Eugenio Fuentes

Eugenio Fuentes: At Close Quarters. Ricardo Cupido (4th).

Revenge Served Cold by Jackie Fullerton

Jackie Fullerton: Revenge Served Cold. Anne Marshall (2nd).

Alone in the Crowd by Luiz Alfredo García-Roza

Luiz Alfredo García-Roza: Alone in the Crowd. Inspector Espinosa (7th).

Two of the Deadliest: New Tales of Lust, Greed, and Murder from Outstanding Women of Mystery by Elizabeth George

Elizabeth George: Two of the Deadliest: New Tales of Lust, Greed, and Murder from Outstanding Women of Mystery. Short Story Collection.

Shot by Both Sides by Meisei Goto

Meisei Goto: Shot by Both Sides.

The Atlantis Revelation by Thomas Greanias

Thomas Greanias: The Atlantis Revelation. Conrad Yeats (3rd).

Death By Water by Kerry Greenwood

Kerry Greenwood: Death By Water. Phryne Fisher (15th).

The Traffickers by W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV

W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV: The Traffickers. Badge of Honor (9th).

The Possession of Mr. Cave by Matt Haig

Matt Haig: The Possession of Mr. Cave.

When Winter Returns by Kathryn Miller Haines

Kathryn Miller Haines: When Winter Returns. Rosie Winter (4th).

Robber's Wine by Ellen Hart

Ellen Hart: Robber's Wine. Jane Lawless (7th).

The Cutting by James Hayman

James Hayman: The Cutting. Michael McCabe (1st).

Never Let You Go by Erin Healy

Erin Healy: Never Let You Go.

Indivisible by Kristen Heitzmann

Kristen Heitzmann: Indivisible.

Envious Casca by Georgette Heyer

Georgette Heyer: Envious Casca. Inspector Hemingway (2nd).

Dead Men's Dust by Matt Hilton

Matt Hilton: Dead Men's Dust. Joe Hunter (1st).

The Insider by Reece Hirsch

Reece Hirsch: The Insider. Will Connelly (1st).

French Polished Murder by Elise Hyatt

Elise Hyatt: French Polished Murder. Candyce "Dyce" Dare, Daring Finds (2nd).

The Increment by David Ignatius

David Ignatius: The Increment.

24 Declassified: Death Angel by David Jacobs

David Jacobs: 24 Declassified: Death Angel. 24 (TV series tie-in).

Maps of Hell by Paul Johnston

Paul Johnston: Maps of Hell. Matt Wells (3rd).

Shadows Still Remain by Peter De Jonge

Peter De Jonge: Shadows Still Remain.

A Talent For Murder by R. T. Jordan

R. T. Jordan: A Talent For Murder. Polly Pepper (3rd).

Over the Edge by Jonathan Kellerman

Jonathan Kellerman: Over the Edge. Alex Delaware (3rd).

Joyride by Jack Ketchum

Jack Ketchum: Joyride.

Drawing In the Dust by Zoe Klein

Zoe Klein: Drawing In the Dust.

Death and the Black Pyramid (John Rawlings, Apothecary) by Deryn Lake

Deryn Lake: Death and the Black Pyramid (John Rawlings, Apothecary). John Rawlings (13th).

This Wicked World by Richard Lange

Richard Lange: This Wicked World.

A Timely Vision by Joyce and Jim Lavene

Joyce and Jim Lavene: A Timely Vision. Dae O'Donnell, Missing Pieces (1st).

Road Dogs by Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard: Road Dogs.

Cold Warriors by Rebecca Levene

Rebecca Levene: Cold Warriors. Infernal Game (1st).

The Last Ember by Daniel Levin

Daniel Levin: The Last Ember.

Bad Traffic by Simon Lewis

Simon Lewis: Bad Traffic. Inspector Jian (1st).

Thunder Beach by Michael Lister

Michael Lister: Thunder Beach.

A Bad Day for Sorry by Sophie Littlefield

Mystery Book Review: A Bad Day for Sorry by Sophie LittlefieldSophie Littlefield: A Bad Day for Sorry. Stella Hardesty (1st).

Black Water Rising by Attica Locke

Mystery Book Review: Black Water Rising by Attica LockeAttica Locke: Black Water Rising.

Now You See Her by Merline Lovelace

Merline Lovelace: Now You See Her. Samantha Spade (2nd).

The Killing Room by John Manning

John Manning: The Killing Room.

Wave by Wil Mara

Wil Mara: Wave.

Mirrors by Marianne K. Martin

Marianne K. Martin: Mirrors.

Guardian of Lies by Steve Martini

Steve Martini: Guardian of Lies. Paul Madriani (10th).

Night Souls by L. H. Maynard and M. P. N. Sims

L. H. Maynard and M. P. N. Sims: Night Souls. Department 18 (2nd).

Homicide Related by Norah McClintock

Norah McClintock: Homicide Related. Ryan Dooley (2nd).

No Werewolves Allowed by Cheyenne McCray

Cheyenne McCray: No Werewolves Allowed. Night Tracker (2nd).

Extreme Danger by Shannon McKenna

Shannon McKenna: Extreme Danger. McCloud Brothers (5th).

Mother's Day Murder by Leslie Meier

Leslie Meier: Mother's Day Murder. Lucy Stone (15th).

No Time to Wave Goodbye by Jacquelyn Mitchard

Jacquelyn Mitchard: No Time to Wave Goodbye.

Starfishing by Nicola Monaghan

Nicola Monaghan: Starfishing.

Wolverine Noir by Stuart Moore and C. P. Smith

Stuart Moore and C. P. Smith: Wolverine Noir. Wolverine Noir Graphic Novel (1st).

The Ark by Boyd Morrison

Boyd Morrison: The Ark.

River of the Dead by Barbara Nadel

Barbara Nadel: River of the Dead. Cetin Ikmen (11th).

Citizen One by Andy Oakes

Andy Oakes: Citizen One.

Make Them Cry by Kevin O'Brien

Kevin O'Brien: Make Them Cry.

Killing Critics by Carol O'Connell

Carol O'Connell: Killing Critics. Kathleen Mallory (3rd).

Lady Molly of Scotland Yard by Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Baroness Emmuska Orczy: Lady Molly of Scotland Yard. Lady Molly Robertson-Kirk (Collection).

Shrink Rap by Robert B. Parker

Robert B. Parker: Shrink Rap. Sunny Randall (3rd).

The Tavernier Stones by Stephen Parrish

Stephen Parrish: The Tavernier Stones.

Run for Your Life by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

James Patterson: Run for Your Life. Michael Bennett (2nd).

In the Shadow of Gotham by Stefanie Pintoff

Mystery Book Review: In the Shadow of Gotham by Stefanie PintoffStefanie Pintoff: In the Shadow of Gotham. Simon Ziele (1st).

Injustice For All by Scott Pratt

Scott Pratt: Injustice For All. Joe Dillard (2nd).

The Hangman's Row Enquiry by Ann Purser

Ann Purser: The Hangman's Row Enquiry. Ivy Beasley (1st).

Six Graves to Munich by Mario Puzo

Mario Puzo: Six Graves to Munich.

Almost Forever by Deborah Raney

Deborah Raney: Almost Forever.

Rules of Vengeance by Christopher Reich

Christopher Reich: Rules of Vengeance. Jonathan Ransom (2nd).

Black Hills by Nora Roberts

Nora Roberts: Black Hills.

Diamondhead by Patrick Robinson

Patrick Robinson: Diamondhead.

Subterranean by James Rollins

James Rollins: Subterranean.

Ice Hunt by James Rollins

James Rollins: Ice Hunt.

Excavation by James Rollins

James Rollins: Excavation.

Deep Fathom by James Rollins

James Rollins: Deep Fathom.

Amazonia by James Rollins

James Rollins: Amazonia.

I Can See You by Karen Rose

Karen Rose: I Can See You.

The Cheater by Nancy Taylor Rosenberg

Nancy Taylor Rosenberg: The Cheater. Lily Forrester (3rd).

Dead Man's Wharf by Pauline Rowson

Pauline Rowson: Dead Man's Wharf. Andy Horton (4th).

Wicked Prey by John Sandford

John Sandford: Wicked Prey. Lucas Davenport (19th).

Rubicon by Steven Saylor

Steven Saylor: Rubicon. Gordianus the Finder (7th).

Sylvan Street by Deborah Schupack

Deborah Schupack: Sylvan Street.

Killer Instinct by Zoe Sharp

Zoe Sharp: Killer Instinct. Charlotte "Charlie" Fox (1st).

Bound to Secrecy by Vamba Sherif

Vamba Sherif: Bound to Secrecy.

A Change in Altitude by Anita Shreve

Anita Shreve: A Change in Altitude.

Shades of Grey by Clea Simon

Clea Simon: Shades of Grey. Dulcie Schwartz (1st).

Self Incrimination by Randy Singer

Randy Singer: Self Incrimination.

Photo, Snap, Shot by Joanna Campbell Slan

Joanna Campbell Slan: Photo, Snap, Shot. Kiki Lowenstein (2nd).

Undone by Karin Slaughter

Karin Slaughter: Undone. Grant County (7th).

Texas Pursuit by Debra White Smith

Debra White Smith: Texas Pursuit. Lone Star (2nd).

The Secret Speech by Tom Rob Smith

Tom Rob Smith: The Secret Speech. Leo Demidov (2nd).

The Unseen by Alexandra Sokoloff

Alexandra Sokoloff: The Unseen.

The Black Minutes by Martin Solares

Martin Solares: The Black Minutes.

Low Bite by Sin Soracco

Sin Soracco: Low Bite.

Not to Disturb by Muriel Spark

Muriel Spark: Not to Disturb.

The Consorts of Death by Gunnar Staalesen

Gunnar Staalesen: The Consorts of Death. Varg Veum (15th).

The Green Eagle Score by Richard Stark

Richard Stark: The Green Eagle Score. Parker (10th).

The Coral Thief by Rebecca Stott

Rebecca Stott: The Coral Thief.

President Down by Terence Strong

Terence Strong: President Down.

Blaze of Glory by Jeff Struecker

Jeff Struecker: Blaze of Glory.

The Night Monster by James Swain

James Swain: The Night Monster. Jack Carpenter (3rd).

The Cat, The Professor and the Poison by Leann Sweeney

Leann Sweeney: The Cat, The Professor and the Poison. Jillian Hart, Cats in Trouble (2nd).

When Shadows Turned to Night by Therese Szymanski

Therese Szymanski: When Shadows Turned to Night. Motor City (9th).

Deadline Man by Jon Talton

Jon Talton: Deadline Man.

The Pain Nurse by Jon Talton

Mystery Book Review: The Pain Nurse by Jon TaltonJon Talton: The Pain Nurse. Will Borders (1st).

Bullets & Brimstone by Patrick Thomas and John L. French

Patrick Thomas and John L. French: Bullets & Brimstone.

Apostle by Brad Thor

Brad Thor: Apostle. Scot Harvath (8th).

Broken by Travis Thrasher

Travis Thrasher: Broken.

Informed Consent by Peter Turnbull

Peter Turnbull: Informed Consent. Hennessey and Yellich (18th).

Killer Cuts by Elaine Viets

Mystery Book Review: Killer Cuts by Elaine VietsElaine Viets: Killer Cuts. Helen Hawthorne, Dead-End Job (8th).

Heirs of Cain by Tom Wallace

Tom Wallace: Heirs of Cain.

Valley of Bones by Eric Wilson

Eric Wilson: Valley of Bones. Jerusalem's Undead Trilogy (3rd).

Easy as Pie at Bobby's Diner by Susan Wingate

Susan Wingate: Easy as Pie at Bobby's Diner. Georgette Carlisle (2nd).

Terminated by Simon Wood

Simon Wood: Terminated.

Killer by Dave Zeltserman

Dave Zeltserman: Killer.