New Mysteries – June 2008

The Abyssinian Proof Jenny White – Turkish magistrate Kamil Pasha must deal with the theft of valuable antiquities in nineteenth century Istanbul.

Assassins at Ospreys R.T. Raichev – Hugh and Antonia Darcy try to prevent a murder, but find themselves investigating a gruesome death instead.

Close Call John McEvoy – Celia McCann struggles to keep Chicago racetrack, Monee Park, open, but other forces, including hired thugs, are trying to force her to sell the land to developers.

The Cruelest Month Louise Penny – It’s spring in the tiny Canadian village of Three Pines, but relationships there are less idyllic than they seem.

Dark Tide Andrew Gross – Was a deadly conspiracy behind the explosion at New York City’s Grand Central Station and a suspicious hit-an-run accident in Greenwich, Connecticut?

A Deadly Paradise Grace Brophy – Commissario Cenni investigates the murder of a retired German cultural attaché in the peaceful Umbrian town of Paradiso.

The Death Dealer Heather Graham – Genevieve O’Brien knows about nightmares, but a new menace stalking the streets of New York, is not a dream.

Delusion Peter Abrahams – Twenty years after Nell Jarreau witnessed the murder of her boyfriend, the man who was convicted is being released and has been exonerated on new evidence.

The Devil’s Bones Jefferson Bass – During an investigation into a suspicious death, forensic anthropologist Bill Brockton tries an unorthodox experiment to help solve the case.

Fathers and Sins Jo Bannister – Agnes is drawn into an unknown, complex world of her new fiancé and his strange son.

From Dead to Worse Charlaine Harris – Sookie Stackhouse returns in this tale about the supernatural community in Bon Temps, Louisiana.

The Front Patricia Cornwell – What lies behind the Front? Massachusetts state investigator Win Garano will soon find out.

The Girl of His Dreams Donna Leon – Commissario Guido Brunetti of Venice is faced with the murder of a young gypsy girl in another evocative novel by an increasingly popular author.

Goodbye, Ms. Chips Dorothy Cannell – Ellie Haskell returns to St. Roberta’s boarding school to discover who has stolen an important sports trophy and is seeking to embarrass the school. Can a murder be far behind?

A Grave in Gaza Matt Beynon Rees – Palestinian history teacher, Omar Yussef, travels to the Gaza Strip where is he part of an inspection team of UN schools.

Hold Tight Harlan Coben – Tia and Mike Baye are alarmed to learn that the mother of a young suicide victim believes that their 16-year-old son was involved.

Hollywood Crows Joseph Wambaugh – Seduction, black-market booze, burglary, and murder in Hollywood.

Last Post Robert Barnard – After the death of her mother, Eve McNabb receives a puzzling letter that hints at a mysterious life her mother may have lived.

The Lost Roberta Kray – P.I. Harry Lind doesn’t believe in ghosts, but a brutal murder makes him think again.

The Miracle at Speedy Motors Alexander McCall Smith – The wonderful Precious Ramotswe investigates new problems and discovers that the biggest miracles in life are often the small ones.

Mummy Dearest Joan Hess – Claire Malloy, bookseller from Farberville, Arkansas, has finally married Lt. Peter Rosen of the local police department. Their strange honeymoon in Luxor, Egypt soon has creepy overtones.

The Paper Moon Andrea Camilleri – Italian Inspector Montalbano is beset by some thorny existential problems that have to be put on hold, when a particularly gruesome murder demands his attention.

Seven for a Secret Mary Reed and Eric Mayer – Lord Chamberlain John hopes to find the answer the murder of woman in the smoky streets of Constantinople.

The Sudoku Puzzle Murders Parnell Hall – Cora Felton and her niece, Sherry must solve a puzzle and a murder, before the killer strikes again.

Unknown Means Elizabeth Becka – Forensic specialist Evelyn James is called in to investigate what appears to be a locked-room mystery: a wealthy woman is murdered in a high security penthouse suite.

Vita Nuova Magdalen Nabb – The oldest daughter of the Paoletti family has been killed in their villa outside of Florence. Marshal Guarnaccia is called in.

Wicked City Ace Atkins – An historical crime novel that depicts Phenix City, Alabama, a city that Look magazine called “the wickedest city in America.”

Wild Inferno Sandi Ault – Bureau of Land Management Agent, Jamaica Wild, is deployed to a wildfire on the Southern Ute reservation.

Zapped Carol Higgins Clark – Regan and Jack Reilly return with an adventure that features the New York blackout of 2003.