New Hardcover Mysteries for April 2008

The following hardcover mystery books are scheduled to be published this month. To browse more recently published new mystery books, select the appropriate month from the column on the left.

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Delusion by Peter Abrahams

: Delusion


Nightshade by Susan Wittig Albert

: Nightshade

China Bayles (16th)

Wicked City by Ace Atkins

: Wicked City


The Whole Truth by David Baldacci

: The Whole Truth


Fathers and Sins by Jo Bannister

: Fathers and Sins


Winter Study by Nevada Barr

: Winter Study

Anna Pigeon (14th)

Angels Fall by Baron R. Birtcher

: Angels Fall

Mike Travis (3rd)

Vodka Neat by Anna Blundy

: Vodka Neat

Faith Zanetti (3rd)

Goodbye, Ms. Chips by Dorothy Cannell

: Goodbye, Ms. Chips

Ellie Haskell (13th)

The Enchanter's Forest by Alys Clare

: The Enchanter's Forest

Hawlenlye Abbey (10th)

Zapped by Carol Higgins Clark

: Zapped

Regan Reilly (11th)

Where Are You Now? by Mary Higgins Clark

: Where Are You Now?


Antiques to Die For by Jane K. Cleland

: Antiques to Die For

Josie Prescott (3rd)

Hunting the King by Peter Clenott

: Hunting the King


Hold Tight by Harlan Coben

: Hold Tight


The Unraveling of Violeta Bell by C. R. Corwin

: The Unraveling of Violeta Bell

Maddy Sprowls, Morgue Mama (3rd)

Adam by Ted Dekker

: Adam


Death on the Holy Mountain by David Dickinson

: Death on the Holy Mountain

Lord Francis Powerscourt (7th)

Winter Haven by Athol Dickson

: Winter Haven


The Rosetta Key by William Dietrich

: The Rosetta Key

Ethan Gage (2nd)

Waterloo Sunset by Martin Edwards

: Waterloo Sunset

Harry Devlin (8th)

Barrington Street Blues by Anne Emery

: Barrington Street Blues

Monty Collins (3rd)

The Demon of Dakar by Kjell Eriksson

: The Demon of Dakar

Ann Lindell (3rd)

Frames by Loren D. Estleman

: Frames

Valentino (1st)

I Kill by Giorgio Faletti

: I Kill


In the Wind by Barbara Fister

: In the Wind


Losing You by Nicci French

: Losing You


Lethal Vintage by Nadia Gordon

: Lethal Vintage

Sunny McCoskey (4th)

Sleeping Dogs by Ed Gorman

: Sleeping Dogs


Days of Atonement by Michael Gregorio

: Days of Atonement

Hanno Stiffeniis (2nd)

The Butcher of Smithfield by Susanna Gregory

: The Butcher of Smithfield

Chaloner (3rd)

To Kill or Cure by Susanna Gregory

: To Kill or Cure

Matthew Bartholomew (13th)

Pastures New by J. M. Gregson

: Pastures New

Inspector Peach (12th)

The Forgery of Venus by Michael Gruber

: The Forgery of Venus


Cheating at Solitaire by Jane Haddam

: Cheating at Solitaire

Gregor Demarkian (23rd)

The Sudoku Puzzle Murders by Parnell Hall

: The Sudoku Puzzle Murders

Puzzle Lady (9th)

Janeology by Karen Harrington

: Janeology


The Finder by Colin Harrison

: The Finder


Death Walked In by Carolyn Hart

: Death Walked In

Annie Laurence, Death on Demand (18th)

Sleight of Hand by Robin Hathaway

: Sleight of Hand

Jo Banks (3rd)

Easy Innocence by Libby Fischer Hellmann

: Easy Innocence

Georgia Davis (1st)

Degrees of Separation by Sue Henry

: Degrees of Separation

Jessie Arnold (12th)

Reconstruction by Mick Herron

: Reconstruction


Mummy Dearest by Joan Hess

: Mummy Dearest

Claire Malloy (17th)

Lost Souls by Lisa Jackson

: Lost Souls


The Templar, The Queen and Her Lover by Michael Jecks

: The Templar, The Queen and Her Lover

Medieval West Country (24th)

An Instinctive Solution by Roderic Jeffries

: An Instinctive Solution

Inspector Alvarez (32nd)

Quicksand by Iris Johansen

: Quicksand

Eve Duncan (7th)

Roux Morgue by Claire M. Johnson

: Roux Morgue

Mary Ryan (2nd)

Cold Plague by Daniel Kalla

: Cold Plague


The Genius by Jesse Kellerman

: The Genius


Still Shot by Jerry Kennealy

: Still Shot

Carroll Quint (2nd)

Quiver by Peter Leonard

: Quiver


Perfect Family by Pam Lewis

: Perfect Family


The Stranger from Home by Frederic Lindsay

: The Stranger from Home

Jim Meldrum (8th)

South of Shiloh by Chuck Logan

: South of Shiloh


Headhunters by Peter Lovesey

: Headhunters

Hen Mallin (2nd)

The Chippendale Factor by John Malcolm

: The Chippendale Factor


The Eye of the Leopard by Henning Mankell

: The Eye of the Leopard


Artist's Proof by Lander Marks

: Artist's Proof

D. J. Singer (1st)

The Painted Man by Graham Masterton

: The Painted Man

Sissy Sawyer (2nd)

Trauma by Patrick McGrath

: Trauma


Belly of the Whale by Linda Merlino

: Belly of the Whale


Hoodoo by Susan Cummins Miller

: Hoodoo

Frankie MacFarlane (4th)

City of the Dead by Ian Morson

: City of the Dead

Nick Zuliani (1st)

Sepulchre by Kate Mosse

: Sepulchre


Anatomy Lesson by Raymond Obstfeld

: Anatomy Lesson


The Resurrectionist by Jack O'Connell

: The Resurrectionist


The Warriors by Mark Andrew Olsen

: The Warriors

Abby Sherman (2nd)

The Fire Waker by Ben Pastor

: The Fire Waker

Aelius Spartianus (2nd)

Assassins at Ospreys by R. T. Raichev

: Assassins at Ospreys

Antonia Darcy and Major Hugh Payne, Country House Crime (3rd)

Seven for a Secret by Mary and Eric Mayer Reed

: Seven for a Secret

John the Eunuch (7th)

Road to Nowhere by Paul Robertson

: Road to Nowhere


Unholy Domain by Dan Ronco

: Unholy Domain

Ray Brown (2nd)

Getting Away Is Deadly by Sara Rosett

: Getting Away Is Deadly

Ellie Avery, Mom Zone (3rd)

Separated at Death by Sheldon Rusch

: Separated at Death

Liz Hewitt (3rd)

The Crystal Skull by Manda Scott

: The Crystal Skull


The Devils of Bakersfield by John Shannon

: The Devils of Bakersfield

Jack Liffey (10th)

The Mirror's Edge by Steven Sidor

: The Mirror's Edge


Infected by Scott Sigler

: Infected


The Miracle at Speedy Motors by Alexander Mccall Smith

: The Miracle at Speedy Motors

Precious Ramotswe, No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (9th)

Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith

: Child 44


A Carrion Death by Michael Stanley

: A Carrion Death

David "Kubu" Bengu (1st)

The Ancient Rain by Domenic Stansberry

: The Ancient Rain


Dirty Money by Richard Stark

: Dirty Money

Parker (25th)

The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by Kate Summerscale

: The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher


No Stone Unturned by Peter Turnbull

: No Stone Unturned

Hennessey and Yellich (16th)

The Mercy Oak by Kathryn R. Wall

: The Mercy Oak

Bay Tanner (7th)

Santa Fe Dead by Stuart Woods

: Santa Fe Dead

Ed Eagle (3rd)

Death Will Get You Sober by Elizabeth Zelvin

: Death Will Get You Sober

Bruce Kohler (1st)