New Hardcover Mysteries for September 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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The Tale of Briar Bank by Susan Wittig Albert

: The Tale of Briar Bank

Beatrix Potter (5th)

Immunity by Lori Andrews

: Immunity

Alex Blake (3rd)

Ashes, Ashes by Charles Atkins

: Ashes, Ashes

Non-series

Bean There, Done That by Sandra Balzo

: Bean There, Done That

Maggy Thorsen (3rd)

The Replacement Child by Christine Barber

: The Replacement Child

Non-series

Too Close to Home by Linwood Barclay

: Too Close to Home

Non-series

A Spoonful of Poison by M. C. Beaton

: A Spoonful of Poison

Agatha Raisin (19th)

The Matters at Mansfield by Carrie Bebris

: The Matters at Mansfield

Mr. and Mrs. Darcy (4th)

Salvation Boulevard by Larry Beinhart

: Salvation Boulevard

Non-series

Tsar by Ted Bell

: Tsar

Alexander Hawke (5th)

Blood Alone by James R. Benn

: Blood Alone

Billy Boyle (3rd)

Doggie Day Care Murder by Laurien Berenson

: Doggie Day Care Murder

Melanie Travis (15th)

Takeover by Lisa Black

: Takeover

Non-series

The Hotel Dick by Axel Brand

: The Hotel Dick

Joe Sonntag (1st)

Oscar Wilde and a Game Called Murder by Gyles Brandreth

: Oscar Wilde and a Game Called Murder

Oscar Wilde (3rd)

Stuff Dreams Are Made Of by Don Bruns

: Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

James Lessor and Skip Moore (2nd)

Angel's Tip by Alafair Burke

: Angel's Tip

Ellie Hatcher (2nd)

The Big O by Declan Burke

: The Big O

Non-series

Sweetheart by Chelsea Cain

: Sweetheart

Archie Sheridan (2nd)

The Chocolate Snowman Murders by JoAnna Carl

: The Chocolate Snowman Murders

Lee McKinney, Chocoholic (8th)

Working Stiff by Tori Carrington

: Working Stiff

Sofie Metropolis (4th)

Death Swatch by Laura Childs

: Death Swatch

Carmela Bertrand, Scrapbooking (6th)

White Nights by Ann Cleeves

: White Nights

Shetland Quartet (2nd)

Different Paths by Judy Clemens

: Different Paths

Stella Crown (5th)

Blood Memory by Margaret Coel

: Blood Memory

Wind River (14th)

Espresso Shot by Cleo Coyle

: Espresso Shot

Clare Cosi, Coffeehouse (7th)

Payback by Clare Curzon

: Payback

Non-series

Implied Consent by Cody Fowler Davis

: Implied Consent

Anderson Parker (2nd)

Bringing Back the Dead by Joe Domenici

: Bringing Back the Dead

Non-series

Cat in a Sapphire Slipper by Carole Nelson Douglas

: Cat in a Sapphire Slipper

Midnight Louie (24th)

Less than Dead by Tim Downs

: Less than Dead

Nick Polchak, Bug Man (6th)

Black Ship by Carola Dunn

: Black Ship

Daisy Dalrymple (17th)

Murder, She Wrote: A Slaying In Savannah by Jessica Fletcher

: Murder, She Wrote: A Slaying In Savannah

Jessica Fletcher (30th)

The Angel of Knowlton Park by Kate Flora

: The Angel of Knowlton Park

Joe Burgess (2nd)

Our Lady of Pain by Elena Forbes

: Our Lady of Pain

Mark Tartaglia (2nd)

Precious Cargo by Clyde W. Ford

: Precious Cargo

Charlie Noble (2nd)

Sudden Death Sudoku by Shelley Freydont

: Sudden Death Sudoku

Katie McDonald (2nd)

The Clinch Knot by John Galligan

: The Clinch Knot

Ned Oglivie, Fly Fishing (3rd)

No Human Enemy by John Gardner

: No Human Enemy

Suzie Mountford (5th)

Heartless by Alison Gaylin

: Heartless

Non-series

The Keepsake by Tess Gerritsen

: The Keepsake

Jane Rizzoli and Maura Isles (7th)

The Devil's Disciples by Susanna Gregory

: The Devil's Disciples

Matthew Bartholomew (14th)

Running from Strangers by C. C. Harrison

: Running from Strangers

Non-series

A Secret and Unlawful Killing by Cora Harrison

: A Secret and Unlawful Killing

Burren (3rd)

Cold in Hand by John Harvey

: Cold in Hand

Resnick (11th)

False Picture by Veronica Heley

: False Picture

Bea Abbot, Abbot Agengy (2nd)

Rainstone Fall by Peter Helton

: Rainstone Fall

Chris Honeysett (3rd)

The Unseen by T. L. Hines

: The Unseen

Non-series

Night of Thunder by Stephen Hunter

: Night of Thunder

Bob Lee Swagger (5th)

The Draining Lake by Arnaldur Indridason

: The Draining Lake

Reykjavik Murder (6th)

Murder on the Eiffel Tower by Claude Izner

: Murder on the Eiffel Tower

Victor Legris (1st)

The 7th Victim by Alan Jacobson

: The 7th Victim

Non-series

The Borrowed and Blue Murders by Merry Jones

: The Borrowed and Blue Murders

Zoe Hayes (4th)

A Matter of Revenge by I. Michael Koontz

: A Matter of Revenge

John Apparite (2nd)

Red Knife by William Kent Krueger

: Red Knife

Cork O'Connor (8th)

The Desert Contract by John Lathrop

: The Desert Contract

Non-series

Die, Decorator, Die by Franklin H. Levy

: Die, Decorator, Die

Buzz and Ally Levin (1st)

The Whiskey Rebels by David Liss

: The Whiskey Rebels

Non-series

The Messengers of Death by Pierre Magnan

: The Messengers of Death

Non-series

Murder on the Brighton Express by Edward Marston

: Murder on the Brighton Express

Robert Colbeck (5th)

The Book of Murder by Guillermo Martinez

: The Book of Murder

Non-series

The Catch by Archer Mayor

: The Catch

Joe Gunther (19th)

Toros & Torsos by Craig McDonald

: Toros & Torsos

Hector Lassiter (2nd)

The Darker Side by Cody Mcfadyen

: The Darker Side

Smoky Barrett (3rd)

Borderlands by Brian McGilloway

: Borderlands

Benedict Devlin (1st)

The Green Revolution by Ralph McInerny

: The Green Revolution

Notre Dame (12th)

The Book of Lies by Brad Meltzer

: The Book of Lies

Non-series

Murder in the Mist by Amy Myers

: Murder in the Mist

Peter and Georgia Marsh (5th)

Southern Poison by T. Lynn Ocean

: Southern Poison

Jersey Barnes (2nd)

A Cure for Night by Justin Peacock

: A Cure for Night

Non-series

Clean Cut by Lynda La Plante

: Clean Cut

Anna Travis (3rd)

The Other Side of Silence by Bill Pronzini

: The Other Side of Silence

Non-series

The Killing Circle by Andrew Pyper

: The Killing Circle

Non-series

Exit Music by Ian Rankin

: Exit Music

Inspector Rebus (17th)

Swann's Last Song by Charles Salzberg

: Swann's Last Song

Henry Swann

Heat Lightning by John Sandford

: Heat Lightning

Virgil Flowers (2nd)

Fleece Navidad by Maggie Sefton

: Fleece Navidad

Kate Doyle, Knitting (6th)

Lost Girls by George D. Shuman

: Lost Girls

Sherry Moore (3rd)

Crucified by Michael Slade

: Crucified

Non-series

The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday by Alexander McCall Smith

: The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday

Isabel Dalhousie, Sunday Philosophy Club (5th)

Dirty Water by Mary-Ann Tirone Smith and Jere Smith

: Dirty Water

Rocky Patel (1st)

The Night Stalker by James Swain

: The Night Stalker

Non-series

Hell Bent by William G. Tapply

: Hell Bent

Brady Coyne (24th)

A Song for You by Betsy Thornton

: A Song for You

Chloe Newcombe (5th)

Coyote's Wife by Aimee Thurlo and David Thurlo

: Coyote's Wife

Ella Clah (14th)

In the Night of the Heat by Blair Underwood

: In the Night of the Heat

Tennyson Hardwick (2nd)

Cross County by Tim Waggoner

: Cross County

Non-series

Kaleidoscope by Darryl Wimberley

: Kaleidoscope

Non-series

Hot Mahogany by Stuart Woods

: Hot Mahogany

Stone Barrington (14th)