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New Hardcover Mysteries for October 2009

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.

Click on the book title for a detailed description of the book. To purchase a book, click on the book cover.

Bibliographies of many of the mystery authors on this page can be viewed by clicking on the author's name.

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Loot the Moon by Mark Arsenault

: Loot the Moon

Billy Povich (2nd)

Jigsaw Guilt by Jeffrey Ashford

: Jigsaw Guilt

Non-series

A Fatal Feast by Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain

: A Fatal Feast

Jessica Fletcher (31st)

Neuropath by R. Scott Bakker

: Neuropath

Non-series

True Blue by David Baldacci

: True Blue

Non-series

I Am Not a Psychic! by Richard Belzer

: I Am Not a Psychic!

Non-series

Death Message by Mark Billingham

: Death Message

Tom Thorne (7th)

Breaking the Rules by Barbara Taylor Bradford

: Breaking the Rules

Non-series

Final Approach by Rachel Brady

: Final Approach

Non-series

The Chocolate Cupid Killings by JoAnna Carl

: The Chocolate Cupid Killings

Chocoholic (9th)

Tragic Magic by Laura Childs

: Tragic Magic

Scrapbooking (7th)

Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly

: Nine Dragons

Harry Bosch (14th)

The Gates by John Connolly

: The Gates

Non-series

The Scarpetta Factor by Patricia Cornwell

: The Scarpetta Factor

Kay Scarpetta (17th)

Necessary as Blood by Deborah Crombie

: Necessary as Blood

Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James (13th)

Typhoon by Charles Cumming

: Typhoon

Non-series

Snow Job by William Deverell

: Snow Job

Non-series

The Widow's Revenge by James D. Doss

: The Widow's Revenge

Charlie Moon (14th)

A Wee Christmas Homicide by Kaitlyn Dunnett

: A Wee Christmas Homicide

Liss MacCrimmon (3rd)

The Lazarus Covenant by John Fenzel

: The Lazarus Covenant

Non-series

Blackwork by Monica Ferris

: Blackwork

Needlecraft (13th)

Plum Pudding Murder by Joanne Fluke

: Plum Pudding Murder

Hannah Swensen (13th)

Pursuit of Honor by Vince Flynn

: Pursuit of Honor

Mitch Rapp (10th)

The Hadrian Memorandum by Allan Folsom

: The Hadrian Memorandum

Non-series

Trick or Treat by Kerry Greenwood

: Trick or Treat

Corinna Chapman (4th)

The Test by Patricia Gussin

: The Test

Non-series

The Fingers of One Foot by Gerald Hammond

: The Fingers of One Foot

Non-series

Grave Secret by Charlaine Harris

: Grave Secret

Harper Connelly (4th)

A Touch of Dead by Charlaine Harris

: A Touch of Dead

Sookie Stackhouse (10th)

Doubleback by Libby Fischer Hellmann

: Doubleback

Georgia Davis (2nd)

Midnight Fugue by Reginald Hill

: Midnight Fugue

Dalziel and Pascoe (24th)

The Vows of Silence by Susan Hill

: The Vows of Silence

Simon Serrailler (4th)

Blood Game by Iris Johansen

: Blood Game

Eve Duncan (8th)

The Violet Hour by Daniel Judson

: The Violet Hour

Non-series

Black Friday by Alex Kava

: Black Friday

Maggie O'Dell (7th)

Evidence by Jonathan Kellerman

: Evidence

Alex Delaware (24th)

Grinder by Mike Knowles

: Grinder

Non-series

Rogue Warrior: Seize the Day by Richard Marcinko and Jim DeFelice

: Rogue Warrior: Seize the Day

Rogue Warrior (14th)

Chinese Whispers by Peter May

: Chinese Whispers

Li Yan and Margaret Campbell (6th)

The Vintage Caper by Peter Mayle

: The Vintage Caper

Non-series

Abandoned by Cody McFadyen

: Abandoned

Smoky Barrett (4th)

Stained Glass by Ralph McInerny

: Stained Glass

Father Dowling (29th)

The Double-Jack Murders by Patrick F. McManus

: The Double-Jack Murders

Bo Tully (3rd)

Paying Back Jack by Christopher G. Moore

: Paying Back Jack

Vincent Calvino (10th)

A Rumpole Christmas by John Mortimer

: A Rumpole Christmas

Rumpole (Short Story Collection)

Locked In by Marcia Muller

: Locked In

Sharon McCone (26th)

Murder Takes the Stage by Amy Myers

: Murder Takes the Stage

The Ghosts of Belfast by Stuart Neville

: The Ghosts of Belfast

Non-series

The Long Division by Derek Nikitas

: The Long Division

Non-series

The Professional by Robert B. Parker

: The Professional

Spenser (38th)

A Christmas Promise by Anne Perry

: A Christmas Promise

Christmas Novella (7th)

The Villa Golitsyn by Piers Paul Read

: The Villa Golitsyn

Dan Roman (2nd)

The Monster in the Box by Ruth Rendell

: The Monster in the Box

Inspector Wexford (22nd)

The Price of Love and Other Stories by Peter Robinson

: The Price of Love and Other Stories

Non-series

The Cloud Pavilion by Laura Joh Rowland

: The Cloud Pavilion

Sano Ichiro (14th)

House of Reckoning by John Saul

: House of Reckoning

Non-series

The Midnight Guardian by Sarah Jane Stratford

: The Midnight Guardian

Millennial (1st)

The Hidden Oasis by Paul Sussman

: The Hidden Oasis

Non-series

Earthway by Aimee Thurlo and David Thurlo

: Earthway

Ella Clah (15th)

The Council of the Cursed by Peter Tremayne

: The Council of the Cursed

Sister Fidelma (19th)

Elvis and the Grateful Dead by Peggy Webb

: Elvis and the Grateful Dead

Southern Cousins (2nd)

Death Will Help You Leave Him by Elizabeth Zelvin

: Death Will Help You Leave Him

Bruce Kohler (2nd)