New Paperback Mysteries for December 2011

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The trade paperback and mass market paperback mystery, suspense and thriller books listed on this page are scheduled to be published this month. More recently published mystery books can be browsed by selecting the previous/next month links above.

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Bibliographies of many of the mystery authors on this page can be viewed by clicking on the author's name. The series character, if applicable, is also shown.

See also our list of New Hardcover Mysteries and for mystery, suspense and thriller ebooks, visit MystereBooks.

The Last Word by Ellery Adams

Ellery Adams: The Last Word. Books by the Bay (3rd)
The Last Word by Ellery Adams

Curse the Names by Robert Arellano

Robert Arellano: Curse the Names. Non-Series 
Curse the Names by Robert Arellano

Switch by William Bayer

William Bayer: Switch. Frank Janek (1st)
Switch by William Bayer

Endangered by Pamela Beason

Pamela Beason: Endangered. Sam Westin (1st)
Endangered by Pamela Beason

The Nosferatu Scroll by James Becker

James Becker: The Nosferatu Scroll. Chris Bronson (4th)
The Nosferatu Scroll by James Becker

The Ghost War by Alex Berenson

Alex Berenson: The Ghost War. John Wells (2nd)
The Ghost War by Alex Berenson

The Jefferson Key by Steve Berry

Steve Berry: The Jefferson Key. Cotton Malone (7th)
The Jefferson Key by Steve Berry

Dead Bolt by Juliet Blackwell

Juliet Blackwell: Dead Bolt. Melanie Turner (2nd)
Dead Bolt by Juliet Blackwell

Franky Gets Real by Mel Bossa

Mel Bossa: Franky Gets Real. Non-Series 
Franky Gets Real by Mel Bossa

Double Booked for Death by Ali Brandon

Ali Brandon: Double Booked for Death. Black Cat Bookshop (1st)
Double Booked for Death by Ali Brandon

Getting Lucky by D. C. Brod

D. C. Brod: Getting Lucky. Robyn Guthrie (2nd)
Getting Lucky by D. C. Brod

Bestial by William D. Carl

William D. Carl: Bestial. Non-Series 
Bestial by William D. Carl

Love Bites by Tori Carrington

Tori Carrington: Love Bites. Sofie Metropolis (5th)
Love Bites by Tori Carrington

Hurt Machine by Reed Farrel Coleman

Reed Farrel Coleman: Hurt Machine. Moe Prager (7th)
Hurt Machine by Reed Farrel Coleman

Scoundrel by Bernard Cornwell

Bernard Cornwell: Scoundrel. Non-Series 
Scoundrel by Bernard Cornwell

Stormchild by Bernard Cornwell

Bernard Cornwell: Stormchild. Non-Series 
Stormchild by Bernard Cornwell

Blood of the Reich by William Dietrich

William Dietrich: Blood of the Reich. Non-Series 
Blood of the Reich by William Dietrich

Moscow Sting by Alex Dryden

Alex Dryden: Moscow Sting. Finn (2nd)
Moscow Sting by Alex Dryden

The October Killings by Wessel Ebersohn

Wessel Ebersohn: The October Killings. Abigail Bukula (1st)
The October Killings by Wessel Ebersohn

Deadstick by Terence Faherty

Terence Faherty: Deadstick. Owen Keane (1st)
Deadstick by Terence Faherty

Buttons and Bones by Monica Ferris

Monica Ferris: Buttons and Bones. Betsy Devonshire, Needlecraft (14th)
Buttons and Bones by Monica Ferris

Shadows in the Night by Jane Finnis

Jane Finnis: Shadows in the Night. Aurelia Marcella (1st)
Shadows in the Night by Jane Finnis

A Bitter Chill by Jane Finnis

Jane Finnis: A Bitter Chill. Aurelia Marcella (2nd)
A Bitter Chill by Jane Finnis

Danger in the Wind by Jane Finnis

Jane Finnis: Danger in the Wind. Aurelia Marcella (4th)
Danger in the Wind by Jane Finnis

Hell Train by Christopher Fowler

Christopher Fowler: Hell Train. Non-Series 
Hell Train by Christopher Fowler

A Play of Heresy by Margaret Frazer

Margaret Frazer: A Play of Heresy. Joliffe the Player (7th)
A Play of Heresy by Margaret Frazer

Mr. Monk on the Couch by Lee Goldberg

Lee Goldberg: Mr. Monk on the Couch. Mr. Monk (12th)
Mr. Monk on the Couch by Lee Goldberg

The Durham Deception by Philip Gooden

Philip Gooden: The Durham Deception. Thomas Ansell (2nd)
The Durham Deception by Philip Gooden

Keys to the Kingdom by Bob Graham

Bob Graham: Keys to the Kingdom. Non-Series 
Keys to the Kingdom by Bob Graham

Knockdown by Sarah Graves

Sarah Graves: Knockdown. Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree, Home Repair is Homicide (14th)
Knockdown by Sarah Graves

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

W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV: The Outlaws. Presidential Agent (6th)
The Outlaws by W. E. B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV

The Faces of Angels by Lucretia Grindle

Lucretia Grindle: The Faces of Angels. Non-Series 
The Faces of Angels by Lucretia Grindle

Last to Die by James Grippando

James Grippando: Last to Die. Jack Swyteck (3rd)
Last to Die by James Grippando

Hear No Evil by James Grippando

James Grippando: Hear No Evil. Jack Swyteck (4th)
Hear No Evil by James Grippando

Afraid of the Dark by James Grippando

James Grippando: Afraid of the Dark. Jack Swyteck (9th)
Afraid of the Dark by James Grippando

A King's Ransom by James Grippando

James Grippando: A King's Ransom. Non-Series 
A King's Ransom by James Grippando

The Client by John Grisham

John Grisham: The Client. Non-Series 
The Client by John Grisham

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Deborah Harkness: A Discovery of Witches. All Souls Trilogy (1st)
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Scales of Retribution by Cora Harrison

Cora Harrison: Scales of Retribution. The Burren Mysteries (6th)
Scales of Retribution by Cora Harrison

Learning to Swim by Sara J. Henry

Sara J. Henry: Learning to Swim. Non-Series 
Learning to Swim by Sara J. Henry

Murder in the Irish Channel by Greg Herren

Greg Herren: Murder in the Irish Channel. Chanse MacLeod (6th)
Murder in the Irish Channel by Greg Herren

The Judas Gate by Jack Higgins

Jack Higgins: The Judas Gate. Sean Dillon (18th)
The Judas Gate by Jack Higgins

The Devil's Punchbowl by Greg Iles

Greg Iles: The Devil's Punchbowl. Penn Cage (3rd)
The Devil's Punchbowl by Greg Iles

The Dispatcher by Ryan David Jahn

Ryan David Jahn: The Dispatcher. Non-Series 
The Dispatcher by Ryan David Jahn

The Bishop by Steven James

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

Fatal Error by J. A. Jance

J. A. Jance: Fatal Error. Ali Reynolds (6th)
Fatal Error by J. A. Jance

Without Due Process by J. A. Jance

J. A. Jance: Without Due Process. J. P. Beaumont (10th)
Without Due Process by J. A. Jance

Failure to Appear by J. A. Jance

J. A. Jance: Failure to Appear. J. P. Beaumont (11th)
Failure to Appear by J. A. Jance

Lying in Wait by J. A. Jance

J. A. Jance: Lying in Wait. J. P. Beaumont (12th)
Lying in Wait by J. A. Jance

Name Withheld by J. A. Jance

J. A. Jance: Name Withheld. J. P. Beaumont (13th)
Name Withheld by J. A. Jance

Payment in Kind by J. A. Jance

J. A. Jance: Payment in Kind. J. P. Beaumont (9th)
Payment in Kind by J. A. Jance

Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones

Darynda Jones: Second Grave on the Left. Charlotte Davidson (2nd)
Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones

Voyeur by Daniel Judson

Daniel Judson: Voyeur. Non-Series 
Voyeur by Daniel Judson

A Perilous Conception by Larry Karp

Larry Karp: A Perilous Conception. Non-Series 
A Perilous Conception by Larry Karp

The Drowning River by Christobel Kent

Christobel Kent: The Drowning River. Sandro Cellini (1st)
The Drowning River by Christobel Kent

City of Refuge by Kenzo Kitakata

Kenzo Kitakata: City of Refuge. Non-Series 
City of Refuge by Kenzo Kitakata

Ghoul Interrupted by Victoria Laurie

Victoria Laurie: Ghoul Interrupted. Ghost Hunter (6th)
Ghoul Interrupted by Victoria Laurie

A Spirited Gift by Jim Lavene and Joyce Lavene

Jim Lavene and Joyce Lavene: A Spirited Gift. Missing Pieces (3rd)
A Spirited Gift by Jim Lavene and Joyce Lavene

Silent Kills by C. E. Lawrence

C. E. Lawrence: Silent Kills. Lee Campbell (2nd)
Silent Kills by C. E. Lawrence

Deep Sky by Patrick Lee

Patrick Lee: Deep Sky. Travis Chase (3rd)
Deep Sky by Patrick Lee

A Cookie Before Dying by Virginia Lowell

Virginia Lowell: A Cookie Before Dying. Olivia Greyson, Cookie Cutter Shop (2nd)
A Cookie Before Dying by Virginia Lowell

Trashy Chic by Cathy Lubenski

Cathy Lubenski: Trashy Chic. Bertie Mallowan (1st)
Trashy Chic by Cathy Lubenski

The Burning Sky by Jack Ludlow

Jack Ludlow: The Burning Sky. Non-Series 
The Burning Sky by Jack Ludlow

Sister by Rosamund Lupton

Rosamund Lupton: Sister. Non-Series 
Sister by Rosamund Lupton

The Bourne Dominion by Eric Van Lustbader

Eric Van Lustbader: The Bourne Dominion. Jason Bourne (9th)
The Bourne Dominion by Eric Van Lustbader

The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer by Jennifer Lynch

Jennifer Lynch: The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer. Non-Series 
The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer by Jennifer Lynch

Copout by Dominique Manotti

Dominique Manotti: Copout. Non-Series 
Copout by Dominique Manotti

The Mozart Conspiracy by Scott Mariani

Scott Mariani: The Mozart Conspiracy. Ben Hope (2nd)
The Mozart Conspiracy by Scott Mariani

Trader of Secrets by Steve Martini

Steve Martini: Trader of Secrets. Paul Madriani (12th)
Trader of Secrets by Steve Martini

Frozen Charlotte by Priscilla Masters

Priscilla Masters: Frozen Charlotte. Martha Gunn (3rd)
Frozen Charlotte by Priscilla Masters

The Cross by Sean McCabe

Sean McCabe: The Cross. Vampire Federation (2nd)
The Cross by Sean McCabe

Soul Seeker by Keith McCarthy

Keith McCarthy: Soul Seeker. Eisenmenger-Fleming (8th)
Soul Seeker by Keith McCarthy

Naked Cruelty by Colleen McCullough

Colleen McCullough: Naked Cruelty. Carmine Delmonico (3rd)
Naked Cruelty by Colleen McCullough

El Gavilan by Craig McDonald

Craig McDonald: El Gavilan. Non-Series 
El Gavilan by Craig McDonald

The Other Life by Ellen Meister

Ellen Meister: The Other Life. Non-Series 
The Other Life by Ellen Meister

The Burning Edge by Rick Mofina

Rick Mofina: The Burning Edge. Non-Series 
The Burning Edge by Rick Mofina

Eden by Tony Monchinski

Tony Monchinski: Eden. Non-Series 
Eden by Tony Monchinski

Losing Nicola by Susan Moody

Susan Moody: Losing Nicola. Non-Series 
Losing Nicola by Susan Moody

You Might As Well Die by J. J. Murphy

J. J. Murphy: You Might As Well Die. Dorothy Parker and Robert Benchley (2nd)
You Might As Well Die by J. J. Murphy

Cat Coming Home by Shirley Rousseau Murphy

Shirley Rousseau Murphy: Cat Coming Home. Joe Grey (17th)
Cat Coming Home by Shirley Rousseau Murphy

Garden of the Dead by Andrew Neiderman

Andrew Neiderman: Garden of the Dead. Non-Series 
Garden of the Dead by Andrew Neiderman

Liquid Fear by Scott Nicholson

Scott Nicholson: Liquid Fear. Fear Series (1st)
Liquid Fear by Scott Nicholson

Chronic Fear by Scott Nicholson

Scott Nicholson: Chronic Fear. Fear Series (2nd)
Chronic Fear by Scott Nicholson

Murder on Wheels by Stuart Palmer

Stuart Palmer: Murder on Wheels. Hildegarde Withers (3rd)
Murder on Wheels by Stuart Palmer

Cold Pursuit by T. Jefferson Parker

T. Jefferson Parker: Cold Pursuit. California Crime (11th)
Cold Pursuit by T. Jefferson Parker

California Girl by T. Jefferson Parker

T. Jefferson Parker: California Girl. California Crime (12th)
California Girl by T. Jefferson Parker

The Fallen by T. Jefferson Parker

T. Jefferson Parker: The Fallen. California Crime (13th)
The Fallen by T. Jefferson Parker

Storm Runners by T. Jefferson Parker

T. Jefferson Parker: Storm Runners. California Crime (14th)
Storm Runners by T. Jefferson Parker

Toys by James Patterson and Neil McMahon

James Patterson and Neil McMahon: Toys. Non-Series 
Toys by James Patterson and Neil McMahon

The Cocoa Conspiracy by Andrea Penrose

Andrea Penrose: The Cocoa Conspiracy. Lady Arianna Hadley (2nd)
The Cocoa Conspiracy by Andrea Penrose

All Yours by Claudia Pineiro

Claudia Pineiro: All Yours. Non-Series 
All Yours by Claudia Pineiro

Morgue Drawer Four by Jutta Profijt

Jutta Profijt: Morgue Drawer Four. Martin Gänsewein (1st)
Morgue Drawer Four by Jutta Profijt

Third Degree by Claire Rayner

Claire Rayner: Third Degree. George Barnabas (3rd)
Third Degree by Claire Rayner

Scapegoat by Amy Dawson Robertson

Amy Dawson Robertson: Scapegoat. Rennie Vogel (2nd)
Scapegoat by Amy Dawson Robertson

Instruments of Darkness by Imogen Robertson

Imogen Robertson: Instruments of Darkness. Harriet Westerman (1st)
Instruments of Darkness by Imogen Robertson

Illegal Alien by Robert J. Sawyer

Robert J. Sawyer: Illegal Alien. Non-Series 
Illegal Alien by Robert J. Sawyer

Mausoleum by Justin Scott

Justin Scott: Mausoleum. Ben Abbott (5th)
Mausoleum by Justin Scott

Shadows of Berlin by Trevor Scott

Trevor Scott: Shadows of Berlin. Non-Series 
Shadows of Berlin by Trevor Scott

Crops and Robbers by Paige Shelton

Paige Shelton: Crops and Robbers. Becca Robins, Farmer's Market (3rd)
Crops and Robbers by Paige Shelton

The Boy Who Shoots Crows by Randall Silvis

Randall Silvis: The Boy Who Shoots Crows. Non-Series 
The Boy Who Shoots Crows by Randall Silvis

Hardcase by Dan Simmons

Dan Simmons: Hardcase. Joe Kurtz (1st)
Hardcase by Dan Simmons

Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith

Tom Rob Smith: Child 44. Leo Demidov (1st)
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith

Shortcut Man by P. G. Sturges

P. G. Sturges: Shortcut Man. Dick Henry (1st)
Shortcut Man by P. G. Sturges

No Place to Die by James L. Thane

James L. Thane: No Place to Die. Non-Series 
No Place to Die by James L. Thane

Until Death by James L. Thane

James L. Thane: Until Death. Non-Series 
Until Death by James L. Thane

No Lease on Life by Lynne Tillman

Lynne Tillman: No Lease on Life. Non-Series 
No Lease on Life by Lynne Tillman

A Lonely Death by Charles Todd

Charles Todd: A Lonely Death. Ian Rutledge (13th)
A Lonely Death by Charles Todd

Killer on a Hot Tin Roof by Livia J. Washburn

Livia J. Washburn: Killer on a Hot Tin Roof. Delilah Dickenson (3rd)
Killer on a Hot Tin Roof by Livia J. Washburn

Reprisal by F. Paul Wilson

F. Paul Wilson: Reprisal. The Adversary Cycle (5th)
Reprisal by F. Paul Wilson

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