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New Paperback Mysteries for August 2010

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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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Stein, Stoned by Hal Ackerman

Hal Ackerman: Stein, Stoned.

Murder in Grub Street by Bruce Alexander

Bruce Alexander: Murder in Grub Street. Sir John Fielding (2nd).

The Beckoning Lady by Margery Allingham

Margery Allingham: The Beckoning Lady. Albert Campion (15th).

Obsessed by Susan Andersen

Susan Andersen: Obsessed.

Death Cruise by Dan Anderson

Dan Anderson: Death Cruise. Chauncey McFadden (2nd).

Swan for the Money by Donna Andrews

Swan for the Money by Donna Andrews (Kindle edition) Donna Andrews: Swan for the Money. Meg Langslow (11th).

Neuropath by R. Scott Bakker

Neuropath by R. Scott Bakker (Kindle edition) R. Scott Bakker: Neuropath.

Chapter & Hearse by Lorna Barrett

Lorna Barrett: Chapter & Hearse. Tricia Miles, Booktown (4th).

Pandemic by James Barrington

James Barrington: Pandemic. Paul Richter (2nd).

Missiles for Islamabad by Jean-Claude Bartoll

Jean-Claude Bartoll: Missiles for Islamabad. Najah Cruz, Insiders (2nd).

Crossing the Lion by Cynthia Baxter

Crossing the Lion by Cynthia Baxter (Kindle edition) Cynthia Baxter: Crossing the Lion. Reigning Cats and Dogs (9th).

There Goes the Bride by M. C. Beaton

There Goes the Bride by M. C. Beaton (Kindle edition) M. C. Beaton: There Goes the Bride. Agatha Raisin (20th).

The Matters at Mansfield: (Or, The Crawford Affair) by Carrie Bebris

Carrie Bebris: The Matters at Mansfield: (Or, The Crawford Affair). Mr. and Mrs. Darcy (4th).

Beneath the Dark Ice by Greig Beck

Beneath the Dark Ice by Greig Beck (Kindle edition) Greig Beck: Beneath the Dark Ice. Alex Hunter (1st).

Fatally Frosted by Jessica Beck

Jessica Beck: Fatally Frosted. Suzanne Hart, Donut Shop (2nd).

The Reapers Are the Angels by Alden Bell

The Reapers Are the Angels by Alden Bell (Kindle edition) Alden Bell: The Reapers Are the Angels.

The Second Glass of Absinthe by Michelle Black

Michelle Black: The Second Glass of Absinthe. Eden Murdoch, Victorian West (3rd).

Breaking Faith by Anna Blundy

Anna Blundy: Breaking Faith. Faith Zanetti (6th).

Noise by Darin Bradley

Noise by Darin Bradley (Kindle edition) Darin Bradley: Noise.

The Atlantis Code by Charles Brokaw

The Atlantis Code by Charles Brokaw (Kindle edition) Charles Brokaw: The Atlantis Code.

Black Sun by Graham Brown

Black Sun by Graham Brown (Kindle edition) Graham Brown: Black Sun. Danielle Laidlaw (2nd).

Evil at Heart by Chelsea Cain

Evil at Heart by Chelsea Cain (Kindle edition) Chelsea Cain: Evil at Heart. Archie Sheridan (3rd).

Blue Knight, White Cross by Colin Campbell

Colin Campbell: Blue Knight, White Cross.

Dead Men's Boots by Mike Carey

Dead Men's Boots by Mike Carey (Kindle edition) Mike Carey: Dead Men's Boots. Felix Castor (3rd).

Poodle Springs by Raymond Chandler and Robert B. Parker

Raymond Chandler and Robert B. Parker: Poodle Springs. Philip Marlowe (9th).

Embrace the Grim Reaper by Judy Clemens

Mystery Book Review: Embrace the Grim Reaper by Judy Clemens Embrace the Grim Reaper by Judy Clemens (Kindle edition) Judy Clemens: Embrace the Grim Reaper. Casey Maldonado (1st).

The Grim Reaper's Dance by Judy Clemens

Judy Clemens: The Grim Reaper's Dance. Casey Maldonado (2nd).

Fade Away by Harlan Coben

Fade Away by Harlan Coben (Kindle edition) Harlan Coben: Fade Away. Myron Bolitar (3rd).

Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly

Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly (Kindle edition) Michael Connelly: Nine Dragons. Harry Bosch (15th).

The Scarpetta Factor by Patricia Cornwell

The Scarpetta Factor by Patricia Cornwell (Kindle edition) Patricia Cornwell: The Scarpetta Factor. Kay Scarpetta (17th).

The Merry Misogynist by Colin Cotterill

Mystery Book Review: The Merry Misogynist by Colin Cotterill Colin Cotterill: The Merry Misogynist. Dr. Siri Paiboun (6th).

Clean Kill by Jack Coughlin and Donald A. Davis

Clean Kill by Jack Coughlin and Donald A. Davis (Kindle edition) Jack Coughlin and Donald A. Davis: Clean Kill. Sniper (3rd).

Eline Vere by Louis Couperus

Louis Couperus: Eline Vere.

Spartan Gold by Clive Cussler and Grant Blackwood

Spartan Gold by Clive Cussler and Grant Blackwood (Kindle edition) Clive Cussler and Grant Blackwood: Spartan Gold. Fargo Adventure (1st).

Alexandria by Lindsey Davis

Alexandria by Lindsey Davis (Kindle edition) Lindsey Davis: Alexandria. Marcus Didius Falco (19th).

In This Way I Was Saved by Brian DeLeeuw

In This Way I Was Saved by Brian DeLeeuw (Kindle edition) Brian DeLeeuw: In This Way I Was Saved.

Redemption by Laurel Dewey

Mystery Book Review: Redemption by Laurel Dewey Redemption by Laurel Dewey (Kindle edition) Laurel Dewey: Redemption. Jane Perry (2nd).

The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens: The Mystery of Edwin Drood.

Resurrecting Midnight by Eric Jerome Dickey

Resurrecting Midnight by Eric Jerome Dickey (Kindle edition) Eric Jerome Dickey: Resurrecting Midnight.

The Rapture of Omega by Stacy Dittrich

Stacy Dittrich: The Rapture of Omega. Ceecee Gallagher (4th).

An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser

An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser (Kindle edition) Theodore Dreiser: An American Tragedy.

Souvenirs of Murder by Margaret Duffy

Margaret Duffy: Souvenirs of Murder. Patrick Gillard and Ingrid Langley (13th).

Devil's Trill by Gerald Elias

Mystery Book Review: Devil's Trill by Gerald Elias Devil's Trill by Gerald Elias (Kindle edition) Gerald Elias: Devil's Trill. Daniel Jacobus (1st).

Skull Duggery by Aaron Elkins

Mystery Book Review: Skull Duggery by Aaron Elkins Skull Duggery by Aaron Elkins (Kindle edition) Aaron Elkins: Skull Duggery. Gideon Oliver (16th).

A Cursed Inheritance by Kate Ellis

Kate Ellis: A Cursed Inheritance. Wesley Peterson (9th).

A Quiet Belief in Angels by R. J. Ellory

A Quiet Belief in Angels by R. J. Ellory (Kindle edition) R. J. Ellory: A Quiet Belief in Angels.

Blood's A Rover by James Ellroy

James Ellroy: Blood's A Rover. Underworld USA (3rd).

Frames by Loren D. Estleman

Frames by Loren D. Estleman (Kindle edition) Loren D. Estleman: Frames. Valentino (1st).

Frozen Fire by Bill Evans and Marianna Jameson

Frozen Fire by Bill Evans and Marianna Jameson (Kindle edition) Bill Evans and Marianna Jameson: Frozen Fire.

Heart of the Assassin by Robert Ferrigno

Heart of the Assassin by Robert Ferrigno (Kindle edition) Robert Ferrigno: Heart of the Assassin. Assassin Trilogy (3rd).

Vanished by Joseph Finder

Joseph Finder: Vanished. Nick Heller (1st).

Pursuit of Honor by Vince Flynn

Pursuit of Honor by Vince Flynn (Kindle edition) Vince Flynn: Pursuit of Honor. Mitch Rapp (10th).

Triple by Ken Follett

Triple by Ken Follett (Kindle edition) Ken Follett: Triple.

Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett

Ken Follett: Eye of the Needle.

Slow Recoil by C. B. Forrest

C. B. Forrest: Slow Recoil. Charlie McKelvey (2nd).

The Water's Edge by Karin Fossum

The Water's Edge by Karin Fossum (Kindle edition) Karin Fossum: The Water's Edge. Konrad Sejer (8th).

Even Money by Dick Francis and Felix Francis

Even Money by Dick Francis and Felix Francis (Kindle edition) Dick Francis and Felix Francis: Even Money.

The Law of Nines by Terry Goodkind

The Law of Nines by Terry Goodkind (Kindle edition) Terry Goodkind: The Law of Nines.

The Twisted Heart by Rebecca Gowers

The Twisted Heart by Rebecca Gowers (Kindle edition) Rebecca Gowers: The Twisted Heart.

London Calling by Deborah Grabien

Deborah Grabien: London Calling. J. P. Kincaid (3rd).

Ghost Moon by Heather Graham

Heather Graham: Ghost Moon. Bone Island (3rd).

Stolen by Jordan Gray

Jordan Gray: Stolen. Mystery Case Files (1st).

The Hanging Tree by Bryan Gruley

The Hanging Tree by Bryan Gruley (Kindle edition) Bryan Gruley: The Hanging Tree. Gus Carpenter (2nd).

The Hunted by Brian Haig

The Hunted by Brian Haig (Kindle edition) Brian Haig: The Hunted.

What Remains of Heaven by C. S. Harris

What Remains of Heaven by C. S. Harris (Kindle edition) C. S. Harris: What Remains of Heaven. Sebastian St. Cyr (5th).

Wicked Games by Ellen Hart

Ellen Hart: Wicked Games. Jane Lawless (8th).

A Twisted Ladder by Rhodi Hawk

A Twisted Ladder by Rhodi Hawk (Kindle edition) Rhodi Hawk: A Twisted Ladder.

Murder in House by Veronica Heley

Veronica Heley: Murder in House. Ellie Quicke (10th).

A Load of Old Bones by Suzette A. Hill

Suzette A. Hill: A Load of Old Bones. Francis Oughterard (1st).

The Town by Chuck Hogan

The Town by Chuck Hogan (Kindle edition) Chuck Hogan: The Town. Original title: Prince of Thieves (reissued as a film tie-in).

Revenge by Hugh Holton

Hugh Holton: Revenge. Larry Cole (10th).

Blood Ties by Kay Hooper

Blood Ties by Kay Hooper (Kindle edition) Kay Hooper: Blood Ties. Blood Trilogy (3rd).

Arctic Chill by Arnaldur Indridason

Arnaldur Indridason: Arctic Chill. Reykjavik Murder (7th).

Breach of Privilege by Graham Ison

Graham Ison: Breach of Privilege. Brock and Poole (8th).

Crush by Alan Jacobson

Crush by Alan Jacobson (Kindle edition) Alan Jacobson: Crush. Karen Vail (2nd).

Murder Past Due by Miranda James

Miranda James: Murder Past Due. Charlie Harris, Cat in the Stacks (1st).

The Bishop by Steven James

The Bishop by Steven James (Kindle edition) Steven James: The Bishop. Patrick Bowers (4th).

Fire and Ice by J. A. Jance

Fire and Ice by J. A. Jance (Kindle edition) J. A. Jance: Fire and Ice. J. P. Beaumont / Joanna Brady (2nd).

Black Friday by Alex Kava

Black Friday by Alex Kava (Kindle edition) Alex Kava: Black Friday. Maggie O'Dell (7th).

Blindman's Bluff by Faye Kellerman

Blindman's Bluff by Faye Kellerman (Kindle edition) Faye Kellerman: Blindman's Bluff. Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus (18th).

The Taking by Dean Koontz

The Taking by Dean Koontz (Kindle edition) Dean Koontz: The Taking.

The Key to Midnight by Dean Koontz

The Key to Midnight by Dean Koontz (Kindle edition) Dean Koontz: The Key to Midnight.

The Silent Hour by Michael Koryta

The Silent Hour by Michael Koryta (Kindle edition) Michael Koryta: The Silent Hour. Lincoln Perry (4th).

Late Rain by Lynn Kostoff

Lynn Kostoff: Late Rain.

Funland by Richard Laymon

Richard Laymon: Funland.

Remedies by Kate Ledger

Remedies by Kate Ledger (Kindle edition) Kate Ledger: Remedies.

The Quick and the Thread by Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee: The Quick and the Thread. Marcy Singer (1st).

A Drink Before the War by Dennis Lehane

A Drink Before the War by Dennis Lehane (Kindle edition) Dennis Lehane: A Drink Before the War. Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro (1st).

Darkness, Take My Hand by Dennis Lehane

Darkness, Take My Hand by Dennis Lehane (Kindle edition) Dennis Lehane: Darkness, Take My Hand. Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro (2nd).

Sacred by Dennis Lehane

Sacred by Dennis Lehane (Kindle edition) Dennis Lehane: Sacred. Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro (3rd).

Gone, Baby, Gone by Dennis Lehane

Gone, Baby, Gone by Dennis Lehane (Kindle edition) Dennis Lehane: Gone, Baby, Gone. Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro (4th).

Prayers for Rain by Dennis Lehane

Prayers for Rain by Dennis Lehane (Kindle edition) Dennis Lehane: Prayers for Rain. Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro (5th).

Willful Behavior by Donna Leon

Donna Leon: Willful Behavior. Guido Brunetti (11th).

Trust Me by Peter Leonard

Trust Me by Peter Leonard (Kindle edition) Peter Leonard: Trust Me.

Dexter by Design by Jeff Lindsay

Dexter by Design by Jeff Lindsay (Kindle edition) Jeff Lindsay: Dexter by Design. Dexter Morgan (4th).

Florida Heat Wave by Michael Lister

Michael Lister: Florida Heat Wave. Short Story Anthology.

Night Kill by Ann Littlewood

Mystery Book Review: Night Kill by Ann Littlewood Night Kill by Ann Littlewood (Kindle edition) Ann Littlewood: Night Kill. Iris Oakley (1st).

Did Not Survive by Ann Littlewood

Ann Littlewood: Did Not Survive. Iris Oakley (2nd).

The Altman Code by Robert Ludlum and Gayle Lynds

The Altman Code by Robert Ludlum and Gayle Lynds (Kindle edition) Robert Ludlum and Gayle Lynds: The Altman Code. Covert One (4th).

The Chalon Heads by Barry Maitland

Barry Maitland: The Chalon Heads. Brock and Kolla (4th).

Kiss of Death by P. D. Martin

P. D. Martin: Kiss of Death. Sophie Anderson (5th).

The Caterpillar Cop by James McClure

The Caterpillar Cop by James McClure (Kindle edition) James McClure: The Caterpillar Cop. Kramer and Zondi (2nd).

A Bad Day's Work by Nora McFarland

A Bad Day's Work by Nora McFarland (Kindle edition) Nora McFarland: A Bad Day's Work. Lilly McFarland (1st).

Entanglement by Zygmunt Miloszewski

Zygmunt Miloszewski: Entanglement.

Friends of the Deceased by Dale Moore

Dale Moore: Friends of the Deceased. Trials of Katrina (1st).

Angel of Darkness by Christopher Nicole

Christopher Nicole: Angel of Darkness. Anna Fehrback (8th).

Kiss of Noir by Clara Nipper

Clara Nipper: Kiss of Noir. Nora Delaney (2nd).

Mirror Image by Dennis Palumbo

Dennis Palumbo: Mirror Image. Daniel Rinaldi (1st).

Sketch Me If You Can by Sharon Pape

Sharon Pape: Sketch Me If You Can. Rory McCain (1st).

The 8th Confession by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

The 8th Confession by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Kindle edition) James Patterson and Maxine Paetro: The 8th Confession. Women's Murder Club (8th).

Listen to the Dead by Randall Peffer

Randall Peffer: Listen to the Dead. Cape Islands (4th).

The Brutal Telling by Louise Penny

The Brutal Telling by Louise Penny (Kindle edition) Louise Penny: The Brutal Telling. Armand Gamache (5th).

Mourn The Living by Henry Perez

Mourn The Living by Henry Perez (Kindle edition) Henry Perez: Mourn The Living. Alex Chapa (2nd).

Fidelity by Thomas Perry

Fidelity by Thomas Perry (Kindle edition) Thomas Perry: Fidelity.

The War After Armageddon by Ralph Peters

The War After Armageddon by Ralph Peters (Kindle edition) Ralph Peters: The War After Armageddon.

Welcome to Stalk Lake City by Sheralyn Pratt

Sheralyn Pratt: Welcome to Stalk Lake City. Rhea Jensen (2nd).

CSI: Skin Deep by Jerome Preisler

CSI: Skin Deep by Jerome Preisler (Kindle edition) Jerome Preisler: CSI: Skin Deep. CSI tie-in (18th).

A Fatal Frame of Mind by William Rabkin

William Rabkin: A Fatal Frame of Mind. Psych tie-in (4th).

The Falls by Ian Rankin

The Falls by Ian Rankin (Kindle edition) Ian Rankin: The Falls. Inspector Rebus (12th).

Dark Entries by Ian Rankin and Werther Dell'Edera

Ian Rankin and Werther Dell'Edera: Dark Entries. John Constantine (1st).

The Birthing House by Christopher Ransom

The Birthing House by Christopher Ransom (Kindle edition) Christopher Ransom: The Birthing House.

The Monster in the Box by Ruth Rendell

The Monster in the Box by Ruth Rendell (Kindle edition) Ruth Rendell: The Monster in the Box. Wexford (22nd).

Broken Jewel by David L. Robbins

Broken Jewel by David L. Robbins (Kindle edition) David L. Robbins: Broken Jewel.

Heading Home by John Robinson

John Robinson: Heading Home.

Gallows View by Peter Robinson

Peter Robinson: Gallows View. Alan Banks (1st).

Hard Rain by David Rollins

Hard Rain by David Rollins (Kindle edition) David Rollins: Hard Rain. Vin Cooper (3rd).

Valley of the Scarecrow by Gord Rollo

Gord Rollo: Valley of the Scarecrow.

Red April by Santiago Roncagliolo

Red April by Santiago Roncagliolo (Kindle edition) Santiago Roncagliolo: Red April.

The Human Bobby by Gabe Rotter

The Human Bobby by Gabe Rotter (Kindle edition) Gabe Rotter: The Human Bobby.

The Shanghai Moon by S. J. Rozan

S. J. Rozan: The Shanghai Moon. Bill Smith and Lydia Chin (9th).

Working Stiff by Annelise Ryan

Working Stiff by Annelise Ryan (Kindle edition) Annelise Ryan: Working Stiff. Mattie Winston (1st).

Rough Country by John Sandford

John Sandford: Rough Country. Virgil Flowers (3rd).

Artists & Thieves by Linda Schroeder

Linda Schroeder: Artists & Thieves.

Boulevard by Stephen Jay Schwartz

Boulevard by Stephen Jay Schwartz (Kindle edition) Stephen Jay Schwartz: Boulevard.

A Small Death in the Great Glen by A. D. Scott

A Small Death in the Great Glen by A. D. Scott (Kindle edition) A. D. Scott: A Small Death in the Great Glen.

Riot Act by Zoe Sharp

Zoe Sharp: Riot Act. Charlie Fox (2nd).

The Breaking Wave by Nevil Shute

The Breaking Wave by Nevil Shute (Kindle edition) Nevil Shute: The Breaking Wave.

Fatal Convictions by Randy Singer

Randy Singer: Fatal Convictions.

Baked by Mark Haskell Smith

Mark Haskell Smith: Baked.

The Dead Hand of History by Sally Spencer

Sally Spencer: The Dead Hand of History. Monika Paniatowski (1st).

The Goliath Bone by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins

The Goliath Bone by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins (Kindle edition) Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins: The Goliath Bone. Mike Hammer (14th).

The Way of the Guilty by Jennifer Stanley

Jennifer Stanley: The Way of the Guilty. Hope Street Church (3rd).

The Throat by Peter Straub

Peter Straub: The Throat. Blue Rose (3rd).

Stalking Horse by Terence Strong

Terence Strong: Stalking Horse.

Six Suspects by Vikas Swarup

Vikas Swarup: Six Suspects.

Overkill by Joseph Teller

Joseph Teller: Overkill. Jaywalker (4th).

False Impressions by Terri Thayer

Terri Thayer: False Impressions. Stamping Sisters (3rd).

Zift by Vladislav Todorov

Vladislav Todorov: Zift.

The Legacy by Kirsten Tranter

The Legacy by Kirsten Tranter (Kindle edition) Kirsten Tranter: The Legacy.

The Geneva Deception by James Twining

The Geneva Deception by James Twining (Kindle edition) James Twining: The Geneva Deception. Tom Kirk (4th).

The Devil Be Damned by Ali Vali

Ali Vali: The Devil Be Damned. Cain Casey (4th).

Windfall by Penny Vincenzi

Windfall by Penny Vincenzi (Kindle edition) Penny Vincenzi: Windfall.

How to Crash a Killer Bash by Penny Warner

How to Crash a Killer Bash by Penny Warner (Kindle edition) Penny Warner: How to Crash a Killer Bash. Presley Parker, Party Planner (2nd).

Slights by Kaaron Warren

Slights by Kaaron Warren (Kindle edition) Kaaron Warren: Slights.

Anteater of Death by Betty Webb

Mystery Book Review: Anteater of Death by Betty Webb Betty Webb: Anteater of Death. Theodora "Teddy" Bentley (1st).

The Koala of Death by Betty Webb

Betty Webb: The Koala of Death. Theodora "Teddy" Bentley (2nd).

The Siege by Stephen White

Mystery Book Review: The Siege by Stephen White The Siege by Stephen White (Kindle edition) Stephen White: The Siege. Alan Gregory (17th).

Fold and Die by Stella Whitelaw

Stella Whitelaw: Fold and Die. Jordan Lacey (8th).

The Hornbrook Prophecy by Robert Wickes

Robert Wickes: The Hornbrook Prophecy.

Bobby's Diner by Susan Wingate

Susan Wingate: Bobby's Diner. Georgette Carlisle (1st).

Kisser by Stuart Woods

Kisser by Stuart Woods (Kindle edition) Stuart Woods: Kisser. Stone Barrington (17th).