New Paperback Mysteries for September 2013

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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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Murder, Plain and Simple by Isabella Alan

Isabella Alan: Murder, Plain and Simple. Angela Braddock, Amish Quilt Shop (1st)
Murder, Plain and Simple by Isabella Alan

The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose by Susan Wittig Albert

Susan Wittig Albert: The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose. Darling Dahlias (3rd)
The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose by Susan Wittig Albert

Antiques Maul by Barbara Allan

Barbara Allan: Antiques Maul. Brandy Borne, Trash and Treasures (2nd)
Antiques Maul by Barbara Allan

Roxy's Story by V. C. Andrews

V. C. Andrews: Roxy's Story.
Roxy's Story by V. C. Andrews

Brother Kemal by Jakob Arjouni

Jakob Arjouni: Brother Kemal. Kayankaya (5th)
Brother Kemal by Jakob Arjouni

The Hit by David Baldacci

David Baldacci: The Hit.
The Hit by David Baldacci

The Devil's Bones by Jefferson Bass

Jefferson Bass: The Devil's Bones. Bill Brockton, Body Farm (3rd)
The Devil's Bones by Jefferson Bass

Bones of Betrayal by Jefferson Bass

Jefferson Bass: Bones of Betrayal. Bill Brockton, Body Farm (4th)
Bones of Betrayal by Jefferson Bass

The Bone Thief by Jefferson Bass

Jefferson Bass: The Bone Thief. Bill Brockton, Body Farm (5th)
The Bone Thief by Jefferson Bass

The Bone Yard by Jefferson Bass

Jefferson Bass: The Bone Yard. Bill Brockton, Body Farm (6th)
The Bone Yard by Jefferson Bass

Five and a Half Tons by John Bayliss

John Bayliss: Five and a Half Tons. J. F. Springer (1st)
Five and a Half Tons by John Bayliss

Death in the Ashes by Albert A. Bell Jr.

Albert A. Bell Jr.: Death in the Ashes. Pliny the Younger (4th)
Death in the Ashes by Albert A. Bell Jr.

Lawyered to Death by Michael Biehl

Michael Biehl: Lawyered to Death. Karen Hayes (1st)
Lawyered to Death by Michael Biehl

Doctored Evidence by Michael Biehl

Michael Biehl: Doctored Evidence. Karen Hayes (2nd)
Doctored Evidence by Michael Biehl

Nursing a Grudge by Michael Biehl

Michael Biehl: Nursing a Grudge. Karen Hayes (3rd)
Nursing a Grudge by Michael Biehl

Last Light by Terri Blackstock

Terri Blackstock: Last Light. Restoration Series (1st)
Last Light by Terri Blackstock

Night Light by Terri Blackstock

Terri Blackstock: Night Light. Restoration Series (2nd)
Night Light by Terri Blackstock

Dawn's Light by Terri Blackstock

Terri Blackstock: Dawn's Light. Restoration Series (4th)
Dawn's Light by Terri Blackstock

Lowcountry Bombshell by Susan M. Boyer

Susan M. Boyer: Lowcountry Bombshell. Liz Talbot (2nd)
Lowcountry Bombshell by Susan M. Boyer

The Cakes of Wrath by Jacklyn Brady

Jacklyn Brady: The Cakes of Wrath. Rita Lucero (4th)
The Cakes of Wrath by Jacklyn Brady

The Alvarez Journal by Rex Burns

Rex Burns: The Alvarez Journal. Gabe Wager (1st)
The Alvarez Journal by Rex Burns

Treasure Hunt by Andrea Camilleri

Andrea Camilleri: Treasure Hunt. Salvo Montalbano (16th)
Treasure Hunt by Andrea Camilleri

Deadly Heat by Richard Castle

Richard Castle: Deadly Heat. Nikki Heat (5th)
Deadly Heat by Richard Castle

Killer Weed by Michael Castleman

Michael Castleman: Killer Weed.
Killer Weed by Michael Castleman

A Calculated Life by Anne Charnock

Anne Charnock: A Calculated Life.
A Calculated Life by Anne Charnock

The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers

Erskine Childers: The Riddle of the Sands.
The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers

The Black Song Inside by Carlyle Clark

Carlyle Clark: The Black Song Inside.
The Black Song Inside by Carlyle Clark

Joe Victim by Paul Cleave

Paul Cleave: Joe Victim.
Joe Victim by Paul Cleave

Buffalo Bill's Dead Now by Margaret Coel

Margaret Coel: Buffalo Bill's Dead Now. Wind River (16th)
Buffalo Bill's Dead Now by Margaret Coel

What Doesn't Kill Her by Max Allan Collins

Max Allan Collins: What Doesn't Kill Her.
What Doesn't Kill Her by Max Allan Collins

Dead Weight by Susan Rogers Cooper

Susan Rogers Cooper: Dead Weight. E. J. Pugh (10th)
Dead Weight by Susan Rogers Cooper

Sir, I Can Explain by Stephen D. Cork

Stephen D. Cork: Sir, I Can Explain. Jennifer O'Shane (1st)
Sir, I Can Explain by Stephen D. Cork

The Bone Bed by Patricia Cornwell

Patricia Cornwell: The Bone Bed. Kay Scarpetta (20th)
The Bone Bed by Patricia Cornwell

Comeback by Peter Corris

Peter Corris: Comeback. Cliff Hardy (32nd)
Comeback by Peter Corris

The Dunbar Case by Peter Corris

Peter Corris: The Dunbar Case. Cliff Hardy (33rd)
The Dunbar Case by Peter Corris

Death Rides the Zephyr by Janet Dawson

Janet Dawson: Death Rides the Zephyr.
Death Rides the Zephyr by Janet Dawson

The Bittersweet Vine by Marissa de Luna

Marissa de Luna: The Bittersweet Vine.
The Bittersweet Vine by Marissa de Luna

First-Degree Fudge by Christine DeSmet

Christine DeSmet: First-Degree Fudge. Ava Oosterling, Fudge Shop (1st)
First-Degree Fudge by Christine DeSmet

Consequences by Philippe Djian

Philippe Djian: Consequences.
Consequences by Philippe Djian

Black Diamond by John F. Dobbyn

John F. Dobbyn: Black Diamond. Michael Knight and Lex Devlin (3rd)
Black Diamond by John F. Dobbyn

Always Love a Villain on San Juan Island by Sandy Frances Duncan and George Szanto

Sandy Frances Duncan and George Szanto: Always Love a Villain on San Juan Island. Islands Investigations International (4th)
Always Love a Villain on San Juan Island by Sandy Frances Duncan and George Szanto

Matters of Doubt by Warren C Easley

Warren C Easley: Matters of Doubt. Cal Claxton (1st)
Matters of Doubt by Warren C Easley

A Cruise to Die For by Aaron Elkins and Charlotte Elkins

Aaron Elkins and Charlotte Elkins: A Cruise to Die For. Alix London (2nd)
A Cruise to Die For by Aaron Elkins and Charlotte Elkins

A Cruise to Die For DUP by Aaron Elkins and Charlotte Elkins

Aaron Elkins and Charlotte Elkins: A Cruise to Die For DUP. Alix London (2nd)
A Cruise to Die For DUP by Aaron Elkins and Charlotte Elkins

An Accidental Life by Pamela Binnings Ewen

Pamela Binnings Ewen: An Accidental Life.
An Accidental Life by Pamela Binnings Ewen

Secrets of St. Vincent by Charles Farley

Charles Farley: Secrets of St. Vincent. Secrets Trilogy (2nd)
Secrets of St. Vincent by Charles Farley

Shadow Creek by Joy Fielding

Joy Fielding: Shadow Creek.
Shadow Creek by Joy Fielding

Tip of a Bone by Christine Finlayson

Christine Finlayson: Tip of a Bone. Maya Rivers (1st)
Tip of a Bone by Christine Finlayson

Eloise by Judy Finnigan

Judy Finnigan: Eloise.
Eloise by Judy Finnigan

Domestic Malice by Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain

Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain: Domestic Malice. Murder, She Wrote (38th)
Domestic Malice by Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain

Grapes of Death by Joni Folger

Joni Folger: Grapes of Death. Elise Beckett, Tangled Vines (1st)
Grapes of Death by Joni Folger

Designed to Death by Christina Freeburn

Christina Freeburn: Designed to Death. Faith Hunter (2nd)
Designed to Death by Christina Freeburn

Silent Knife by Shelley Freydont

Shelley Freydont: Silent Knife. Liv Montgomery, Celebration Bay (2nd)
Silent Knife by Shelley Freydont

Billboard Man by Jim Fusilli

Jim Fusilli: Billboard Man.
Billboard Man by Jim Fusilli

Beluga by Rick Gavin

Rick Gavin: Beluga. Nick Reid (2nd)
Beluga by Rick Gavin

Midnight Lies by Ella Grace

Ella Grace: Midnight Lies. Midnight Tales (2nd)
Midnight Lies by Ella Grace

Let the Dead Sleep by Heather Graham

Heather Graham: Let the Dead Sleep.
Let the Dead Sleep by Heather Graham

The Night Is Forever by Heather Graham

Heather Graham: The Night Is Forever. Krewe of Hunters (11th)
The Night Is Forever by Heather Graham

Plum Deadly by Ellie Grant

Ellie Grant: Plum Deadly. Maggie Grady, Pie in the Sky (1st)
Plum Deadly by Ellie Grant

Greg Honey by Russ Gregory

Russ Gregory: Greg Honey. Greg Honey, Honey Agency (1st)
Greg Honey by Russ Gregory

Murder by the Book by Susanna Gregory

Susanna Gregory: Murder by the Book. Matthew Bartholomew (18th)
Murder by the Book by Susanna Gregory

Sup With the Devil by Barbara Hamilton

Barbara Hamilton: Sup With the Devil. Abigail Adams (3rd)
Sup With the Devil by Barbara Hamilton

Bran New Death by Victoria Hamilton

Victoria Hamilton: Bran New Death. Merry Wynter (1st)
Bran New Death by Victoria Hamilton

Dead of Night by Charlaine Harris and Amanda Stevens

Charlaine Harris and Amanda Stevens: Dead of Night.
Dead of Night by Charlaine Harris and Amanda Stevens

Dangerous Passage by Lisa Harris

Lisa Harris: Dangerous Passage.
Dangerous Passage by Lisa Harris

The Devil's Sanctuary by Marie Hermanson

Marie Hermanson: The Devil's Sanctuary.
The Devil's Sanctuary by Marie Hermanson

Red Jacket by Joseph Heywood

Joseph Heywood: Red Jacket. Lute Bapcat (1st)
Red Jacket by Joseph Heywood

The Day the Call Came by Thomas Hinde

Thomas Hinde: The Day the Call Came.
The Day the Call Came by Thomas Hinde

Mortal Arts by Anna Lee Huber

Anna Lee Huber: Mortal Arts. Lady Darby (2nd)
Mortal Arts by Anna Lee Huber

Murder on the St. Croix by Glenn Ickler

Glenn Ickler: Murder on the St. Croix. Mitch Mitchell and Al Jeffrey (7th)
Murder on the St. Croix by Glenn Ickler

Auld Lang Syne by Judith K. Ivie

Judith K. Ivie: Auld Lang Syne. Kate Lawrence (6th)
Auld Lang Syne by Judith K. Ivie

No Way Out by Alan Jacobson

Alan Jacobson: No Way Out. Karen Vail (5th)
No Way Out by Alan Jacobson

Strange Bird by Anna Jansson

Anna Jansson: Strange Bird. Maria Wern (8th)
Strange Bird by Anna Jansson

Deadly Business by Quintin Jardine

Quintin Jardine: Deadly Business. Primavera Blackstone (4th)
Deadly Business by Quintin Jardine

Templar's Acre by Michael Jecks

Michael Jecks: Templar's Acre. Knights Templar
Templar's Acre by Michael Jecks

Vices of My Blood by Maureen Jennings

Maureen Jennings: Vices of My Blood. William Murdoch (6th)
Vices of My Blood by Maureen Jennings

A Journeyman to Grief by Maureen Jennings

Maureen Jennings: A Journeyman to Grief. William Murdoch (7th)
A Journeyman to Grief by Maureen Jennings

The Last Camellia by Sarah Jio

Sarah Jio: The Last Camellia.
The Last Camellia by Sarah Jio

Taking Eve by Iris Johansen

Iris Johansen: Taking Eve. Eve Duncan and Joe Quinn (15th)
Taking Eve by Iris Johansen

Miller's Revenge by Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson: Miller's Revenge.
Miller's Revenge by Robert Johnson

The Following Sea by Marcel Jolley

Marcel Jolley: The Following Sea.
The Following Sea by Marcel Jolley

Revealing Us by Lisa Renee Jones

Lisa Renee Jones: Revealing Us. Inside Out Trilogy (3rd)
Revealing Us by Lisa Renee Jones

The Three-Day Affair by Michael Kardos

Michael Kardos: The Three-Day Affair.
The Three-Day Affair by Michael Kardos

The Dead Season by Christobel Kent

Christobel Kent: The Dead Season. Sandro Cellini (3rd)
The Dead Season by Christobel Kent

Rocky Road by Josi S. Kilpack

Josi S. Kilpack: Rocky Road. Sadie Hoffmiller (10th)
Rocky Road by Josi S. Kilpack

Burying Ben by Ellen Kirschman

Ellen Kirschman: Burying Ben. Dot Meyerhoff (1st)
Burying Ben by Ellen Kirschman

Burnt Out by Susan Koefod

Susan Koefod: Burnt Out. Arvo Thorson (3rd)
Burnt Out by Susan Koefod

The Servants of Twilight by Dean Koontz

Dean Koontz: The Servants of Twilight.
The Servants of Twilight by Dean Koontz

Just Gone by William Kowalski

William Kowalski: Just Gone.
Just Gone by William Kowalski

My Brother's Name by Laura Krughoff

Laura Krughoff: My Brother's Name.
My Brother's Name by Laura Krughoff

Defending Jacob by William Landay

William Landay: Defending Jacob.
Defending Jacob by William Landay

The Salinger Contract by Adam Langer

Adam Langer: The Salinger Contract.
The Salinger Contract by Adam Langer

The Devil in Silver by Victor LaValle

Victor LaValle: The Devil in Silver.
The Devil in Silver by Victor LaValle

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carre

John le Carre: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold. George Smiley (4th)
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carre

Death of a Neighborhood Witch by Laura Levine

Laura Levine: Death of a Neighborhood Witch. Jaine Austen (11th)
Death of a Neighborhood Witch by Laura Levine

Delusional by Terry Lewis

Terry Lewis: Delusional.
Delusional by Terry Lewis

Double Exposure by Michael Lister

Michael Lister: Double Exposure.
Double Exposure by Michael Lister

Anything But Civil by Anna Loan-Wilsey

Anna Loan-Wilsey: Anything But Civil. Hattie Davish (2nd)
Anything But Civil by Anna Loan-Wilsey

The Cutting Season by Attica Locke

Attica Locke: The Cutting Season.
The Cutting Season by Attica Locke

Twist by John Lutz

John Lutz: Twist. Frank Quinn (8th)
Twist by John Lutz

The Dreadful Lemon Sky by John D. MacDonald

John D. MacDonald: The Dreadful Lemon Sky. Travis McGee (16th)
The Dreadful Lemon Sky by John D. MacDonald

The Empty Copper Sea by John D. MacDonald

John D. MacDonald: The Empty Copper Sea. Travis McGee (17th)
The Empty Copper Sea by John D. MacDonald

While Still We Live by Helen Macinnes

Helen Macinnes: While Still We Live.
While Still We Live by Helen Macinnes

The Interpretations by David Shaw Mackenzie

David Shaw Mackenzie: The Interpretations.
The Interpretations by David Shaw Mackenzie

Double Dare by Michael Madigan

Michael Madigan: Double Dare.
Double Dare by Michael Madigan

Babel by Barry Maitland

Barry Maitland: Babel. Brock and Kolla (6th)
Babel by Barry Maitland

The Verge Practice by Barry Maitland

Barry Maitland: The Verge Practice. Brock and Kolla (7th)
The Verge Practice by Barry Maitland

A Fatal Winter by G. M. Malliet

G. M. Malliet: A Fatal Winter. Max Tudor (2nd)
A Fatal Winter by G. M. Malliet

Lifetime by Liza Marklund

Liza Marklund: Lifetime. Annika Bengtzon (7th)
Lifetime by Liza Marklund

Paradise City by Archer Mayor

Archer Mayor: Paradise City. Joe Gunther (23rd)
Paradise City by Archer Mayor

The Vanishing Point by Val McDermid

Val McDermid: The Vanishing Point.
The Vanishing Point by Val McDermid

Fatal Strike by Shannon McKenna

Shannon McKenna: Fatal Strike.
Fatal Strike by Shannon McKenna

Shotgun Moon by K. C. McRae

K. C. McRae: Shotgun Moon. Merry McCoy (1st)
Shotgun Moon by K. C. McRae

Seven Days by Deon Meyer

Deon Meyer: Seven Days. Benny Griessel (3rd)
Seven Days by Deon Meyer

In the Moors by Nina Milton

Nina Milton: In the Moors. Sabbie Dare (1st)
In the Moors by Nina Milton

Hand for a Hand by T. Frank Muir

T. Frank Muir: Hand for a Hand. Andy Gilchrist (2nd)
Hand for a Hand by T. Frank Muir

Looking for Yesterday by Marcia Muller

Marcia Muller: Looking for Yesterday. Sharon McCone (30th)
Looking for Yesterday by Marcia Muller

Eternal Empire by Alec Nevala-Lee

Alec Nevala-Lee: Eternal Empire.
Eternal Empire by Alec Nevala-Lee

Ratlines by Stuart Neville

Stuart Neville: Ratlines.
Ratlines by Stuart Neville

Octopus on My Head by Jim Nisbet

Jim Nisbet: Octopus on My Head.
Octopus on My Head by Jim Nisbet

Breed by Chase Novak

Chase Novak: Breed.
Breed by Chase Novak

The Double Wedding Ring by Clare O'Donohue

Clare O'Donohue: The Double Wedding Ring. Nell Fitzgerald, Someday Quilts (5th)
The Double Wedding Ring by Clare O'Donohue

Sugar-Puss on Dorchester Street by Al Palmer

Al Palmer: Sugar-Puss on Dorchester Street.
Sugar-Puss on Dorchester Street by Al Palmer

Confessions of a Murder Suspect by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

James Patterson and Maxine Paetro: Confessions of a Murder Suspect. Angel Family (1st)
Confessions of a Murder Suspect by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Private London by James Patterson and Mark Pearson

James Patterson and Mark Pearson: Private London. Jack Morgan, Private (4th)
Private London by James Patterson and Mark Pearson

Private Berlin by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan

James Patterson and Mark Sullivan: Private Berlin. Jack Morgan, Private (5th)
Private Berlin by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan

A Skeleton in the Family by Leigh Perry

Leigh Perry: A Skeleton in the Family. Georgia Thackery, Family Skeleton (1st)
A Skeleton in the Family by Leigh Perry

The Devil's Interval by Linda Lee Peterson

Linda Lee Peterson: The Devil's Interval. Maggie Fiori (2nd)
The Devil's Interval by Linda Lee Peterson

Stranded by Dani Pettrey

Dani Pettrey: Stranded. Alaskan Courage (3rd)
Stranded by Dani Pettrey

Open Your Heart by Neal Pollack

Neal Pollack: Open Your Heart.
Open Your Heart by Neal Pollack

Going Through the Notions by Cate Price

Cate Price: Going Through the Notions. Daisy Buchanan, Deadly Notions (1st)
Going Through the Notions by Cate Price

Another Bloody Opera by Joan Murphy Pride

Joan Murphy Pride: Another Bloody Opera. Amy Connolly (2nd)
Another Bloody Opera by Joan Murphy Pride

Caravan of Thieves by David Rich

David Rich: Caravan of Thieves. Rollie Waters (1st)
Caravan of Thieves by David Rich

The Trail of Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer

Sax Rohmer: The Trail of Fu-Manchu. Fu Manchu (7th)
The Trail of Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer

Did You Miss Me? by Karen Rose

Karen Rose: Did You Miss Me?.
Did You Miss Me? by Karen Rose

Clammed Up by Barbara Ross

Barbara Ross: Clammed Up. Julia Snowden, Maine Clambake (1st)
Clammed Up by Barbara Ross

Love Gone Mad by Mark Rubinstein

Mark Rubinstein: Love Gone Mad.
Love Gone Mad by Mark Rubinstein

Stop Dead by Leigh Russell

Leigh Russell: Stop Dead. Geraldine Steel (5th)
Stop Dead by Leigh Russell

The Scottish Play Murder by Anne Rutherford

Anne Rutherford: The Scottish Play Murder. Suzanne Thornton, Restoration (2nd)
The Scottish Play Murder by Anne Rutherford

North Sea Requiem by A. D. Scott

A. D. Scott: North Sea Requiem. Joanne Ross (3rd)
North Sea Requiem by A. D. Scott

Black Fridays by Michael Sears

Michael Sears: Black Fridays.
Black Fridays by Michael Sears

Mama Gets Trashed by Deborah Sharp

Deborah Sharp: Mama Gets Trashed. Mace Bauer (5th)
Mama Gets Trashed by Deborah Sharp

The Mayor of Lexington Avenue by James Sheehan

James Sheehan: The Mayor of Lexington Avenue. Jack Tobin (1st)
The Mayor of Lexington Avenue by James Sheehan

Mykonos After Midnight by Jeffrey Siger

Jeffrey Siger: Mykonos After Midnight. Andreas Kaldis (5th)
Mykonos After Midnight by Jeffrey Siger

Darwin's Blade by Dan Simmons

Dan Simmons: Darwin's Blade.
Darwin's Blade by Dan Simmons

Hystera by Leora Skolkin-Smith

Leora Skolkin-Smith: Hystera.
Hystera by Leora Skolkin-Smith

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

Robin Sloan: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore.
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

Running Scared by S. L. Smith

S. L. Smith: Running Scared. Pete Culnane (2nd)
Running Scared by S. L. Smith

A Case of Doubtful Death by Linda Stratmann

Linda Stratmann: A Case of Doubtful Death. Frances Doughty (3rd)
A Case of Doubtful Death by Linda Stratmann

Kings of Midnight by Wallace Stroby

Wallace Stroby: Kings of Midnight. Skye Denison, Scumble River (15th)
Kings of Midnight by Wallace Stroby

Murder of a Stacked Librarian by Denise Swanson

Denise Swanson: Murder of a Stacked Librarian.
Murder of a Stacked Librarian by Denise Swanson

The Russian Endgame by Allan Topol

Allan Topol: The Russian Endgame. Craig Page (3rd)
The Russian Endgame by Allan Topol

Battered to Death by Gayle Trent

Gayle Trent: Battered to Death. Daphne Martin (4th)
Battered to Death by Gayle Trent

Kiss of Death by Debbie Viguie

Debbie Viguie: Kiss of Death. Kiss Trilogy (2nd)
Kiss of Death by Debbie Viguie

Cold Tuscan Stone by David P. Wagner

David P. Wagner: Cold Tuscan Stone. Rick Montoya (1st)
Cold Tuscan Stone by David P. Wagner

Collateral Damage by Stuart Woods

Stuart Woods: Collateral Damage. Stone Barrington (25th)
Collateral Damage by Stuart Woods

Cross Roads by Wm. Paul Young

Wm. Paul Young: Cross Roads.
Cross Roads by Wm. Paul Young

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