Evans, Jimmie Ruth: Bring Your Own Poison, (#4 Trailer Park series) (paperback original). Waitress Wanda Nell Culpepper is burning the candle at both ends, but she can't afford to pass up hefty tips from a bachelor party at the Kountry Kitchen. She's prepared to dodge a few roaming hands-but not to witness a murder.
Estleman, Loren D: Gas City. Calling upon his considerable novelistic skills, Loren D. Estleman exposes the black heart of a seemingly stable, well-run city suddenly pitched into violence and chaos. A delicate balance of forces--greed and corruption, ambition and desire--run out of control in the wake of a serial killer's grisly rampage.
Evanovich, Janet: Plum Lucky (Stephanie Plum series) Stephanie Plum is back between-the-numbers and she’s looking to get lucky in an Atlantic City hotel room, in a Winnebago, and with a brown-eyed stud who has stolen her heart.
Fulmer, David: The Blue Door. David Fulmer’s acclaimed Storyville series brought us a New Orleans teeming with jazz. The Dying Crapshooter’s Blues took fans to Atlanta and the blues. The Blue Door now brings us the vibrant city of Philadelphia and the early days of its famous soul.
Gage, Leighton D: Blood of the Wicked. This debut novel is set in the remote Brazilian town of Cascatas do Pontal, where landless peasants are confronting the owners of vast estates, the bishop arrives by helicopter to consecrate a new church and is assassinated. Mario Silva, chief inspector for criminal matters of the federal police of Brazil, is dispatched to the interior to find the killer. The pope himself has called Brazil's president; the pressure is on Silva to perform.
Harper, Julia: Hot (paperback original). For four years, play-by-the-rules bank teller Turner Hastings has brooded over her uncle's wrongful imprisonment. But when two bumbling crooks stumble into her branch (barely disguised in Yoda and Sponge Bob masks) and hold up the place, she sees a chance to do something she's never thought possible: get revenge.
Holms, Joyce: Foreign Body (#2 in the Fizz and Buchanan series) (trade paperback original). When "Fizz" Fitzgerald suggests a connection between two cases, the police can barely conceal their amusement. Fizz takes matters into her own hands, enlisting the reluctant help of lawyer Tam Buchanan. Soon Tam is mingling with the locals, whose friendly banter conceals all manner of secrets. And it begins to look as though Bessie Anderson knew more than was good for her about one of her neighbors.
Hyzy, Julie: State of the Onion (#1 White House Chef) (paperback original). Introducing White House Assistant Chef Olivia Paras, who is rising-and sleuthing-to the top. Never let them see you sweat-that's White House Assistant Chef Olivia Paras's motto, which is pretty hard to honor in the most important kitchen in the world. She's hell-bent on earning her dream job, Executive Chef. There's just one thing: her nemesis is vying for it, too. Well, that and the fact that an elusive assassin wants to see her fry.
Kelner, Toni: Without Mercy. Freelance entertainment reporter Tilda Harper specializes in writing "where are they now?" articles about the formerly famous. One of her favorite subjects and her favorite show as a kid is Kissing Cousins, a cult sitcom. Two of the show’s stars have recently died under suspicious circumstances, and when a third is found murdered, Tilda goes after Mercy, the actress who hasn’t been seen since the show was canceled. She just wished she knew if Mercy was in danger, of if Mercy is herself killing her former cast members.
Martin, Andrew: The Lost Luggage Porter. From the author of The Necropolis Railway and The Blackpool Highflyer comes another ingenious thriller featuring Jim Stringer. It is winter 1906 and Jim has been promoted from sleuth to official railway detective for York station. His first day on the job, the mysterious Lost Luggage Porter, "a human directory to everything in York" tips him off to a group of railway thieves.
Meier, Leslie: St. Patrick’s Day Murder. Not many people in Tinker's Cove, Maine, knew Old Dan Malone. The grizzled barkeep's social circle was limited to the rough-hewn lobstermen and other assorted toughs that frequented his bar, a derelict main street dive called, appropriately, the Bilge. But when his body is found bobbing in the town's icy harbor, Lucy Stone, ace reporter for the Pennysaver newspaper, makes getting to know more about Old Dan a priority.
Morgan, Kaye: Murder By Numbers: A Sudoku Mystery (paperback original). Puzzle master Liza Kelly must sharpen her pencil-and her wits-to solve a calculated killing. Second in the Sudoku mystery series--from the author of Death by Sudoku.
Paretsky, Sara: Bleeding Kansas. Set in the Kaw River Valley where Paretsky grew up, Bleeding Kansas is the story of the Schapens and the Grelliers, two farm families whose histories have been entwined since the 1850s, when their ancestors settled the valley as antislavery emigrants. This is a far cry from Paretsky's V. I. Warshawski novels, and not so much in the style of a traditional mystery.
Read, Cornelia: The Crazy School. From the acclaimed author of A FIELD OF DARKNESS comes another compelling novel featuring the acerbic and memorable voice of ex-debutante Madeline Dare.
Sansom, C J: Winter in Madrid. The playing fields of Rookwood did little to prepare reluctant spy Harry Brett for the moral no man's land of post-Civil War Spain that awaits him in this cinematic historical thriller from British author Sansom.
Seymour, Gerald: Rat Run (trade paperback original). The latest thriller from British author Seymour (THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER), with a complicated plot involving drug trafficking and Mideast terrorism.
Stuckart, Diane A S: The Queen’s Gambit. Travel to the Milan of 1483 with this new new series, starring the legendary Renaissance man himself-Leonardo da Vinci.
Taichert, Pari Noskin: The Socorro Blast: A Sasha Solomon Mystery. Victim or perpetrator? That's what New Mexico public relations maven, Sasha Solomon, can't figure out about her favorite niece. The daughter of Sasha's overbearing sister, Gabi is a grad student at Socorro's New Mexico Tech, where she's studying explosives technology. In town to help boost area tourism, Sasha looks forward to spending time with the young woman. But the PR pro never imagined it would be in the hospital, where Gabi lands after someone rigs her mailbox with a nasty surprise.
Woods, Stuart: Beverly Hills Dead. New York Times-bestselling author Stuart Woods returns with the sequel to The Prince of Beverly Hills--a page-turning novel of murder, political intrigue, and betrayal set in 1940s Hollywood, the era of the "Red Scare," when almost anyone could be a suspect.