New Paperback Mystery, Suspense, and Thriller Books

New Paperback Mysteries for December 2016

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The 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 Hanging Girl by Jussi Adler-Olsen

Jussi Adler-Olsen: The Hanging Girl. Carl Mørck, Department Q (6th)
The Hanging Girl by Jussi Adler-Olsen

The Magdalen Girls by V. S. Alexander

V. S. Alexander: The Magdalen Girls.
The Magdalen Girls by V. S. Alexander

Scared to Death by Rachel Amphlett

Rachel Amphlett: Scared to Death.
Scared to Death by Rachel Amphlett

Motherland Hotel by Yusuf Atilgan

Yusuf Atilgan: Motherland Hotel.
Motherland Hotel by Yusuf Atilgan

House of Silence by Sarah Barthel

Sarah Barthel: House of Silence.
House of Silence by Sarah Barthel

Dead, Bath, and Beyond by Lorraine Bartlett and Laurie Cass

Lorraine Bartlett and Laurie Cass: Dead, Bath, and Beyond. Katie Bonner, Victoria Square (4th)
Dead, Bath, and Beyond by Lorraine Bartlett and Laurie Cass

Senior Moments Are Murder by Mike Befeler

Mike Befeler: Senior Moments Are Murder. Paul Jacobson (3rd)
Senior Moments Are Murder by Mike Befeler

The Marriage Lie by Kimberly Belle

Kimberly Belle: The Marriage Lie.
The Marriage Lie by Kimberly Belle

That Darkness by Lisa Black

Lisa Black: That Darkness. Maggie Gardiner and Jack Renner (1st)
That Darkness by Lisa Black

Judicious Murder by Val Bruech

Val Bruech: Judicious Murder.
Judicious Murder by Val Bruech

A Most Curious Murder by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli

Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli: A Most Curious Murder. Jenny Weston, Little Library (1st)
A Most Curious Murder by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli

Field of Fire by Marc Cameron

Marc Cameron: Field of Fire. Jericho Quinn (7th)
Field of Fire by Marc Cameron

Her Last Breath by Linda Castillo

Linda Castillo: Her Last Breath. Kate Burkholder (5th)
Her Last Breath by Linda Castillo

A Cold Tomorrow by Mae Clair

Mae Clair: A Cold Tomorrow. Point Pleasant (2nd)
A Cold Tomorrow by Mae Clair

The Wrath of Angels by John Connolly

John Connolly: The Wrath of Angels. Charlie Parker (11th)
The Wrath of Angels by John Connolly

Dearly Departed by Hy Conrad

Hy Conrad: Dearly Departed. Amy Abel, Travel (3rd)
Dearly Departed by Hy Conrad

Stormfront by Robert Conroy

Robert Conroy: Stormfront.
Stormfront by Robert Conroy

Spouse on Haunted Hill by E. J. Copperman

E. J. Copperman: Spouse on Haunted Hill. Alison Kerby, Haunted Guesthouse (8th)
Spouse on Haunted Hill by E. J. Copperman

The Other Widow by Susan Crawford

Susan Crawford: The Other Widow.
The Other Widow by Susan Crawford

Murder at Christmas by Kathi Daley

Kathi Daley: Murder at Christmas. Sand and Sea Hawaiian (4th)
Murder at Christmas by Kathi Daley

Murder at Cleeve Abbey by Anita Davison

Anita Davison: Murder at Cleeve Abbey. Flora Maguire (2nd)
Murder at Cleeve Abbey by Anita Davison

Hell's Kitchen by Jeffery Deaver

Jeffery Deaver: Hell's Kitchen. John Pellam (3rd)
Hell's Kitchen by Jeffery Deaver

XO by Jeffery Deaver

Jeffery Deaver: XO. Kathryn Dance (3rd)
XO by Jeffery Deaver

Cold Florida by Phillip DePoy

Phillip DePoy: Cold Florida. Foggy Moskowitz (1st)
Cold Florida by Phillip DePoy

Coconut Cowboy by Tim Dorsey

Tim Dorsey: Coconut Cowboy. Serge A. Storms (19th)
Coconut Cowboy by Tim Dorsey

Prose and Cons by Amanda Flower

Amanda Flower: Prose and Cons. Violet Waverly, Magical Bookshop (2nd)
Prose and Cons by Amanda Flower

Forbidden Area by Pat Frank

Pat Frank: Forbidden Area.
Forbidden Area by Pat Frank

Sacrifice by Philip Freeman

Philip Freeman: Sacrifice.
Sacrifice by Philip Freeman

Incident at Elder Creek by Anna Furtado

Anna Furtado: Incident at Elder Creek.
Incident at Elder Creek by Anna Furtado

Dog Beach by John Fusco

John Fusco: Dog Beach.
Dog Beach by John Fusco

The Knife Slipped by Erle Stanley Gardner

Erle Stanley Gardner: The Knife Slipped.
The Knife Slipped by Erle Stanley Gardner

A Decline in Prophets by Sulari Gentill

Sulari Gentill: A Decline in Prophets. Rowland Sinclair (2nd)
A Decline in Prophets by Sulari Gentill

The Dark by Valentina Giambanco

Valentina Giambanco: The Dark. Alice Madison
The Dark by Valentina Giambanco

Don't Tell Anyone by Eleanor Gray

Eleanor Gray: Don't Tell Anyone.
Don't Tell Anyone by Eleanor Gray

The Chelsea Strangler by Susanna Gregory

Susanna Gregory: The Chelsea Strangler.
The Chelsea Strangler by Susanna Gregory

Gone Again by James Grippando

James Grippando: Gone Again. Jack Swyteck (12th)
Gone Again by James Grippando

A Different Lie by Derek Haas

Derek Haas: A Different Lie. Silver Bear (4th)
A Different Lie by Derek Haas

Blood And Blade by Matthew Harffy

Matthew Harffy: Blood And Blade. Bernicia Chronicles (3rd)
Blood And Blade by Matthew Harffy

A Fatal Inheritance by Cora Harrison

Cora Harrison: A Fatal Inheritance. Burren
A Fatal Inheritance by Cora Harrison

Stalked by Elizabeth Heiter

Elizabeth Heiter: Stalked. Evelyn Baine, Profiler (4th)
Stalked by Elizabeth Heiter

Soft Summer Blood by Peter Helton

Peter Helton: Soft Summer Blood. Liam McLusky (4th)
Soft Summer Blood by Peter Helton

The Fall of Moscow Station by Mark Henshaw

Mark Henshaw: The Fall of Moscow Station. Kyra Stryker and Jonathan Burke (3rd)
The Fall of Moscow Station by Mark Henshaw

Bell, Book & Candlemas by Jennifer David Hesse

Jennifer David Hesse: Bell, Book & Candlemas. Keli Milanni, Wiccan Wheel (2nd)
Bell, Book & Candlemas by Jennifer David Hesse

Close To the Broken Hearted by Michael Hiebert

Michael Hiebert: Close To the Broken Hearted. Leah Teal (2nd)
Close To the Broken Hearted by Michael Hiebert

Blood Tracks by Matt Hilton

Matt Hilton: Blood Tracks. Tess Grey and Nicolas "Po" Villere (1st)
Blood Tracks by Matt Hilton

Duplicity by Sibel Hodge

Sibel Hodge: Duplicity.
Duplicity by Sibel Hodge

Hell's Gate by Malcolm Hollingdrake

Malcolm Hollingdrake: Hell's Gate. Cyril Bennett
Hell's Gate by Malcolm Hollingdrake

The Absolution by Jonathan Holt

Jonathan Holt: The Absolution. The Carnivia Trilogy (3rd)
The Absolution by Jonathan Holt

Troublemaker by Linda Howard

Linda Howard: Troublemaker.
Troublemaker by Linda Howard

Frosty the Dead Man by Christine Husom

Christine Husom: Frosty the Dead Man. Camryn Brooks, Snow Globe Shop (3rd)
Frosty the Dead Man by Christine Husom

The Ghosts of Misty Hollow by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Sue Ann Jaffarian: The Ghosts of Misty Hollow. Ghost of Granny Apples (6th)
The Ghosts of Misty Hollow by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Clawback by J. A. Jance

J. A. Jance: Clawback. Ali Reynolds (11th)
Clawback by J. A. Jance

Skeleton Blues by Paul Johnston

Paul Johnston: Skeleton Blues. Quint Dalrymple (7th)
Skeleton Blues by Paul Johnston

The Curse of Tenth Grave by Darynda Jones

Darynda Jones: The Curse of Tenth Grave. Charlotte "Charley" Davidson (10th)
The Curse of Tenth Grave by Darynda Jones

The Edit by J. Sydney Jones

J. Sydney Jones: The Edit.
The Edit by J. Sydney Jones

A Ghostly Reunion by Tonya Kappes

Tonya Kappes: A Ghostly Reunion. Ghostly Southern (5th)
A Ghostly Reunion by Tonya Kappes

The Chaos Project by Nishant Kaushik

Nishant Kaushik: The Chaos Project.
The Chaos Project by Nishant Kaushik

Breakdown by Jonathan Kellerman

Jonathan Kellerman: Breakdown. Alex Delaware (31st)
Breakdown by Jonathan Kellerman

Above the Paw by Diane Kelly

Diane Kelly: Above the Paw. Megan Luz, Paw Enforcement (5th)
Above the Paw by Diane Kelly

Conspiracy of Silence by Ronie Kendig

Ronie Kendig: Conspiracy of Silence. Tox Files (1st)
Conspiracy of Silence by Ronie Kendig

Time of Death by Lucy Kerr

Lucy Kerr: Time of Death. Frankie Stapleton, Stillwater General (1st)
Time of Death by Lucy Kerr

Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

Stephen King: Skeleton Crew.
Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

In the Market for Murder by T. E. Kinsey

T. E. Kinsey: In the Market for Murder. Lady Hardcastle (2nd)
In the Market for Murder by T. E. Kinsey

Hindsight by Jody Klaire

Jody Klaire: Hindsight. Above and Beyond (4th)
Hindsight by Jody Klaire

Bad Road to Nowhere by Linda Ladd

Linda Ladd: Bad Road to Nowhere. Will Novak (1st)
Bad Road to Nowhere by Linda Ladd

Death at St. Vedast by Mary Lawrence

Mary Lawrence: Death at St. Vedast. Bianca Goddard (3rd)
Death at St. Vedast by Mary Lawrence

Better Off Thread by Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee: Better Off Thread. Marcy Singer, Embroidery (10th)
Better Off Thread by Amanda Lee

Live by Night by Dennis Lehane

Dennis Lehane: Live by Night. Joe Coughlin (1st)
Live by Night by Dennis Lehane

Live by Night by Dennis Lehane

Dennis Lehane: Live by Night. Joe Coughlin (1st)
Live by Night by Dennis Lehane

Gumshoe by Rob Leininger

Rob Leininger: Gumshoe. Mortimer Angel
Gumshoe by Rob Leininger

At What Cost by James L'Etoile

James L'Etoile: At What Cost. John Penley (1st)
At What Cost by James L'Etoile

All the Breaking Waves by Kerry Lonsdale

Kerry Lonsdale: All the Breaking Waves.
All the Breaking Waves by Kerry Lonsdale

The Show House by Dan Lopez

Dan Lopez: The Show House.
The Show House by Dan Lopez

Crime and Catnip by T. C. LoTempio

T. C. LoTempio: Crime and Catnip. Nick and Nora (3rd)
Crime and Catnip by T. C. LoTempio

The Bourne Enigma by Eric Van Lustbader

Eric Van Lustbader: The Bourne Enigma. Jason Bourne (13th)
The Bourne Enigma by Eric Van Lustbader

Pot Luck by Kendel Lynn

Kendel Lynn: Pot Luck. Elliott Lisbon (4th)
Pot Luck by Kendel Lynn

Bad Moon Rising by Jonathan Maberry

Jonathan Maberry: Bad Moon Rising. Pine Deep Trilogy (3rd)
Bad Moon Rising by Jonathan Maberry

The Winter Girl by Matt Marinovich

Matt Marinovich: The Winter Girl.
The Winter Girl by Matt Marinovich

Missing by Monty Marsden

Monty Marsden: Missing.
Missing by Monty Marsden

Light Thickens by Ngaio Marsh

Ngaio Marsh: Light Thickens. Roderick Alleyn
Light Thickens by Ngaio Marsh

Buried by Graham Masterton

Graham Masterton: Buried. Katie Maguire
Buried by Graham Masterton

Bitter Poison by Margaret Mayhew

Margaret Mayhew: Bitter Poison. Village Mysteries (5th)
Bitter Poison by Margaret Mayhew

Walk Into Silence by Susan McBride

Susan McBride: Walk Into Silence. Jo Larsen (1st)
Walk Into Silence by Susan McBride

The Divided City by Luke McCallin

Luke McCallin: The Divided City. Gregor Reinhardt (3rd)
The Divided City by Luke McCallin

Narrowing the Field by A. P. McCoy

A. P. McCoy: Narrowing the Field. Duncan Claymore (2nd)
Narrowing the Field by A. P. McCoy

The Envelope by Ron McManus

Ron McManus: The Envelope.
The Envelope by Ron McManus

A Murmuring of Bees by Atlin Merrick

Atlin Merrick: A Murmuring of Bees.
A Murmuring of Bees by Atlin Merrick

Witness by Caroline Mitchell

Caroline Mitchell: Witness.
Witness by Caroline Mitchell

The Poison Artist by Jonathan Moore

Jonathan Moore: The Poison Artist.
The Poison Artist by Jonathan Moore

Murder in Seaview by Anne M. Morin

Anne M. Morin: Murder in Seaview. Experiment: Murder (2nd)
Murder in Seaview by Anne M. Morin

The Red Queen Rules by Bourne Morris

Bourne Morris: The Red Queen Rules. Meredith "Red" Solaris (3rd)
The Red Queen Rules by Bourne Morris

The Taxidermist's Daughter by Kate Mosse

Kate Mosse: The Taxidermist's Daughter.
The Taxidermist's Daughter by Kate Mosse

Custom Baked Murder by Liz Mugavero

Liz Mugavero: Custom Baked Murder. Kristan Connor, Pawsitively Organic Gourmet Pet Food (5th)
Custom Baked Murder by Liz Mugavero

Bloodline by Warren Murphy

Warren Murphy: Bloodline.
Bloodline by Warren Murphy

Say a Little Prayer by Giles O'Bryen

Giles O'Bryen: Say a Little Prayer. James Palatine (2nd)
Say a Little Prayer by Giles O'Bryen

The Chosen by Kristina Ohlsson

Kristina Ohlsson: The Chosen. Fredrika Bergman (5th)
The Chosen by Kristina Ohlsson

The Sound of Rain by Gregg Olsen

Gregg Olsen: The Sound of Rain.
The Sound of Rain by Gregg Olsen

The Body in the Wardrobe by Katherine Hall Page

Katherine Hall Page: The Body in the Wardrobe. Faith Fairchild (23rd)
The Body in the Wardrobe by Katherine Hall Page

Black & Blue by James Patterson with Candice Fox

James Patterson with Candice Fox: Black & Blue. Harriet Blue
Black & Blue by James Patterson with Candice Fox

The Christmas Mystery by James Patterson with Richard DiLallo

James Patterson with Richard DiLallo: The Christmas Mystery. Luc Moncrief
The Christmas Mystery by James Patterson with Richard DiLallo

Come and Get Us by James Patterson with Shan Serafin

James Patterson with Shan Serafin: Come and Get Us.
Come and Get Us by James Patterson with Shan Serafin

The Murder House by James Patterson and David Ellis

James Patterson and David Ellis: The Murder House.
The Murder House by James Patterson and David Ellis

Triple Threat by James Patterson

James Patterson: Triple Threat. Omnibus
Triple Threat by James Patterson

The Royals by James Patterson with Rees Jones

James Patterson with Rees Jones: The Royals. Private
The Royals by James Patterson with Rees Jones

The Altreian Enigma by Richard Phillips

Richard Phillips: The Altreian Enigma. Rho Agenda Assimilation (2nd)
The Altreian Enigma by Richard Phillips

Medusa's Web by Tim Powers

Tim Powers: Medusa's Web.
Medusa's Web by Tim Powers

Tipping Point by David Poyer

David Poyer: Tipping Point. Dan Lenson
Tipping Point by David Poyer

Beyond the Ice Limit by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child: Beyond the Ice Limit. Gideon Crew (4th)
Beyond the Ice Limit by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

The Food of Love by Amanda Prowse

Amanda Prowse: The Food of Love.
The Food of Love by Amanda Prowse

Dark Stars by C. S. Quinn

C. S. Quinn: Dark Stars. Charlie Tuesday, Thief Taker (3rd)
Dark Stars by C. S. Quinn

44 Caliber Funk by Robert J. Randisi and Gary Phillips

Robert J. Randisi and Gary Phillips: 44 Caliber Funk. Short Story Collection
44 Caliber Funk by Robert J. Randisi and Gary Phillips

Even Dogs in the Wild by Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin: Even Dogs in the Wild. John Rebus (20th)
Even Dogs in the Wild by Ian Rankin

Cover Me in Darkness by Eileen Rendahl

Eileen Rendahl: Cover Me in Darkness.
Cover Me in Darkness by Eileen Rendahl

The Barataria Key by J. M. Richardson

J. M. Richardson: The Barataria Key.
The Barataria Key by J. M. Richardson

Hunt the Dawn by Abbie Roads

Abbie Roads: Hunt the Dawn. Fatal Dreams (2nd)
Hunt the Dawn by Abbie Roads

Fatal Fiction by Kym Roberts

Kym Roberts: Fatal Fiction. Book Barn (1st)
Fatal Fiction by Kym Roberts

Strange Affair by Peter Robinson

Peter Robinson: Strange Affair. Alan Banks (15th)
Strange Affair by Peter Robinson

The Falcon Tattoo by Bill Rogers

Bill Rogers: The Falcon Tattoo. National Crime Agency (2nd)
The Falcon Tattoo by Bill Rogers

War Hawk by James Rollins and Grant Blackwood

James Rollins and Grant Blackwood: War Hawk. Tucker Wayne (2nd)
War Hawk by James Rollins and Grant Blackwood

Iced Under by Barbara Ross

Barbara Ross: Iced Under. Julia Snowden, Maine Clambake (5th)
Iced Under by Barbara Ross

Murder Ring by Leigh Russell

Leigh Russell: Murder Ring. Geraldine Steel (8th)
Murder Ring by Leigh Russell

The Team by David Salkin

David Salkin: The Team.
The Team by David Salkin

Perfect Prey by Laura Salters

Laura Salters: Perfect Prey.
Perfect Prey by Laura Salters

Return to Reichenbach by Geri Schear

Geri Schear: Return to Reichenbach.
Return to Reichenbach by Geri Schear

Marked for Life by Emelie Schepp

Emelie Schepp: Marked for Life. Jana Berzelius (1st)
Marked for Life by Emelie Schepp

Everywhere That Mary Went by Lisa Scottoline

Lisa Scottoline: Everywhere That Mary Went. Rosato and Associates (1st)
Everywhere That Mary Went by Lisa Scottoline

Legal Tender by Lisa Scottoline

Lisa Scottoline: Legal Tender. Rosato and Associates (2nd)
Legal Tender by Lisa Scottoline

160 Degrees East by Nigel Seed

Nigel Seed: 160 Degrees East. Jim Wilson
160 Degrees East by Nigel Seed

Creepster by Jessica Seymour

Jessica Seymour: Creepster.
Creepster by Jessica Seymour

The Extra by Michael Shea

Michael Shea: The Extra.
The Extra by Michael Shea

My Friend Maigret by Georges Simenon

Georges Simenon: My Friend Maigret. Inspector Maigret
My Friend Maigret by Georges Simenon

The Ninth Life by Clea Simon

Clea Simon: The Ninth Life. Blackie and Care (1st)
The Ninth Life by Clea Simon

Forgotten City by Carrie Smith

Carrie Smith: Forgotten City. Claire Codella (2nd)
Forgotten City by Carrie Smith

Revenge at Camp Tepeki by Megan Spengler

Megan Spengler: Revenge at Camp Tepeki.
Revenge at Camp Tepeki by Megan Spengler

The Spirit in St. Louis by Mark Everett Stone

Mark Everett Stone: The Spirit in St. Louis. Kal Hakala (6th)
The Spirit in St. Louis by Mark Everett Stone

Without Justice by Carsen Taite

Carsen Taite: Without Justice.
Without Justice by Carsen Taite

Brutality by Ingrid Thoft

Ingrid Thoft: Brutality. Fina Ludlow (3rd)
Brutality by Ingrid Thoft

Kalyug by Anurag Tripathi

Anurag Tripathi: Kalyug.
Kalyug by Anurag Tripathi

Fiora Bellini by Raymond A. Wall

Raymond A. Wall: Fiora Bellini.
Fiora Bellini by Raymond A. Wall

Pathogen by Jessica Webb

Jessica Webb: Pathogen.
Pathogen by Jessica Webb

Escape to Havana by Nick Wilkshire

Nick Wilkshire: Escape to Havana. Foreign Affairs
Escape to Havana by Nick Wilkshire

The Magdalene Scrolls by Barbara Wood

Barbara Wood: The Magdalene Scrolls.
The Magdalene Scrolls by Barbara Wood

Family Jewels by Stuart Woods

Stuart Woods: Family Jewels. Stone Barrington (37th)
Family Jewels by Stuart Woods

A Darker Shore by Malia Zaidi

Malia Zaidi: A Darker Shore. Lady Evelyn (2nd)
A Darker Shore by Malia Zaidi

Orchard Grove by Vincent Zandri

Vincent Zandri: Orchard Grove.
Orchard Grove by Vincent Zandri

The Doctor of Thessaly by Anne Zouroudi

Anne Zouroudi: The Doctor of Thessaly. Hermes Diaktoros, Greek Detective (3rd)
The Doctor of Thessaly by Anne Zouroudi

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