New Hardcover Mysteries for January 2012

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The hardcover mystery, suspense and thriller books listed on this page are scheduled to be published this month. More recently published mystery books can be browsed by selecting the previous/next month links above.

Book(s) may be purchased by clicking on the Amazon.com button.

Bibliographies of many of the mystery authors on this page can be viewed by clicking on the author's name. The series character, if applicable, is also shown.

See also our list of New Paperback Mysteries and for mystery, suspense and thriller ebooks, visit MystereBooks.

A Charitable Body by Robert Barnard

Robert Barnard: A Charitable Body. Charlie Peace (9th)
A Charitable Body by Robert Barnard

The Rope by Nevada Barr

Nevada Barr: The Rope. Anna Pigeon (17th)
The Rope by Nevada Barr

Lunatics by Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel

Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel: Lunatics.
Lunatics by Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel

Cold Comfort by Quentin Bates

Quentin Bates: Cold Comfort. Gunnhildur GŪsladůttir (2nd)
Cold Comfort by Quentin Bates

The Golden Scales by Parker Bilal

Parker Bilal: The Golden Scales. Makana (1st)
The Golden Scales by Parker Bilal

The Crown by Nancy Bilyeau

Nancy Bilyeau: The Crown.
The Crown by Nancy Bilyeau

Shock of War by Larry Bond†and†Jim DeFelice

Larry Bond†and†Jim DeFelice: Shock of War. Red Dragon Rising (3rd)
Shock of War by Larry Bond†and†Jim DeFelice

The Night Swimmer by Matt Bondurant

Matt Bondurant: The Night Swimmer.
The Night Swimmer by Matt Bondurant

Queen Without a Crown by Fiona Buckley

Fiona Buckley: Queen Without a Crown. Ursula Blanchard (9th)
Queen Without a Crown by Fiona Buckley

Vulture Peak by John Burdett

John Burdett: Vulture Peak. Sonchai Jitpleecheep (5th)
Vulture Peak by John Burdett

The Spy Who Jumped Off the Screen by Thomas Caplan

Thomas Caplan: The Spy Who Jumped Off the Screen.
The Spy Who Jumped Off the Screen by Thomas Caplan

Hard Knocks by Howie Carr

Howie Carr: Hard Knocks.
Hard Knocks by Howie Carr

The Whisperer by Donato Carrisi

Donato Carrisi: The Whisperer.
The Whisperer by Donato Carrisi

Mother Love by Maureen Carter

Maureen Carter: Mother Love. Sarah Quinn (2nd)
Mother Love by Maureen Carter

The Way Between the Worlds by Alys Clare

Alys Clare: The Way Between the Worlds. Aelf Fen (4th)
The Way Between the Worlds by Alys Clare

A Parliament of Spies by Cassandra Clark

Cassandra Clark: A Parliament of Spies. Abbess of Meaux (4th)
A Parliament of Spies by Cassandra Clark

The Look of Love by Mary Jane Clark

Mary Jane Clark: The Look of Love. Piper Donovan (2nd)
The Look of Love by Mary Jane Clark

The Cat Sitter's Pajamas by Blaize Clement

Blaize Clement: The Cat Sitter's Pajamas. Dixie Hemingway (7th)
The Cat Sitter's Pajamas by Blaize Clement

Taken by Robert Crais

Robert Crais: Taken. Elvis Cole (12th)
Taken by Robert Crais

The Evil that Men Do by Jeanne M. Dams

Jeanne M. Dams: The Evil that Men Do. Dorothy Martin (11th)
The Evil that Men Do by Jeanne M. Dams

Pineapple Grenade by Tim Dorsey

Tim Dorsey: Pineapple Grenade. Serge A. Storms (14th)
Pineapple Grenade by Tim Dorsey

Gone West by Carola Dunn

Carola Dunn: Gone West. Daisy Dalrymple (20th)
Gone West by Carola Dunn

Those Who Love Night by Wessel Ebersohn

Wessel Ebersohn: Those Who Love Night. Abigail Bukula (2nd)
Those Who Love Night by Wessel Ebersohn

A Quiet Vendetta by R. J. Ellory

R. J. Ellory: A Quiet Vendetta.
A Quiet Vendetta by R. J. Ellory

The Exterminators by Bill Fitzhugh

Bill Fitzhugh: The Exterminators. Bob Dillon (2nd)
The Exterminators by Bill Fitzhugh

Boca Daze by Steven M. Forman

Steven M. Forman: Boca Daze. Eddie Perlmutter (3rd)
Boca Daze by Steven M. Forman

Believing the Lie by Elizabeth George

Elizabeth George: Believing the Lie. Thomas Lynley and Barbara Havers (17th)
Believing the Lie by Elizabeth George

Mr. Monk on Patrol by Lee Goldberg

Lee Goldberg: Mr. Monk on Patrol. Mr. Monk (13th)
Mr. Monk on Patrol by Lee Goldberg

Hard Target by Howard Gordon

Howard Gordon: Hard Target. Gideon Davis (2nd)
Hard Target by Howard Gordon

Blindside by Ed Gorman

Ed Gorman: Blindside. Dev Conrad (3rd)
Blindside by Ed Gorman

The Face Thief by Eli Gottlieb

Eli Gottlieb: The Face Thief.
The Face Thief by Eli Gottlieb

The House at Sea's End by Elly Griffiths

Elly Griffiths: The House at Sea's End. Ruth Galloway (3rd)
The House at Sea's End by Elly Griffiths

Need You Now by James Grippando

James Grippando: Need You Now.
Need You Now by James Grippando

$10,000 in Small, Unmarked Puzzles by Parnell Hall

Parnell Hall: $10,000 in Small, Unmarked Puzzles. Puzzle Lady (13th)
$10,000 in Small, Unmarked Puzzles by Parnell Hall

The Right Guard by Alexandra Hamlet

Alexandra Hamlet: The Right Guard.
The Right Guard by Alexandra Hamlet

The Fear Index by Robert Harris

Robert Harris: The Fear Index.
The Fear Index by Robert Harris

One Perfect Shot by Steven F. Havill

Steven F. Havill: One Perfect Shot. One Perfect Shot (18th)
One Perfect Shot by Steven F. Havill

Four Below by Peter Helton

Peter Helton: Four Below. Liam McLusky (2nd)
Four Below by Peter Helton

A Devil Is Waiting by Jack Higgins

Jack Higgins: A Devil Is Waiting. Sean Dillon (19th)
A Devil Is Waiting by Jack Higgins

A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn Jackson

Joshilyn Jackson: A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty.
A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn Jackson

The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson: The Orphan Master's Son.
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson

The Silent Oligarch by Chris Morgan Jones

Chris Morgan Jones: The Silent Oligarch.
The Silent Oligarch by Chris Morgan Jones

Third Grave Dead Ahead by Darynda Jones

Darynda Jones: Third Grave Dead Ahead. Charlotte "Charley" Davidson (3rd)
Third Grave Dead Ahead by Darynda Jones

Gun Games by Faye Kellerman

Faye Kellerman: Gun Games. Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus (20th)
Gun Games by Faye Kellerman

Midnight Guardians by Jonathon King

Jonathon King: Midnight Guardians. Max Freeman (6th)
Midnight Guardians by Jonathon King

The Secret Crown by Chris Kuzneski

Chris Kuzneski: The Secret Crown. Jonathon Payne and David Jones (6th)
The Secret Crown by Chris Kuzneski

Defending Jacob by William Landay

William Landay: Defending Jacob.
Defending Jacob by William Landay

Raylan by Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard: Raylan. Raylan Givens (3rd)
Raylan by Elmore Leonard

The Hunter by John Lescroart

John Lescroart: The Hunter. Wyatt Hunt, Hunt Club (3rd)
The Hunter by John Lescroart

Dead Low Tide by Bret Lott

Bret Lott: Dead Low Tide.
Dead Low Tide by Bret Lott

The Retribution by Val McDermid

Val McDermid: The Retribution. Tony Hill (7th)
The Retribution by Val McDermid

The Gemini Agenda by Michael McMenamin†and Patrick McMenamin

Michael McMenamin†and Patrick McMenamin: The Gemini Agenda. Bourke Cockran Jr. and Mattie McGary (3rd)
The Gemini Agenda by Michael McMenamin†and Patrick McMenamin

Chocolate Covered Murder by Leslie Meier

Leslie Meier: Chocolate Covered Murder. Lucy Stone (18th)
Chocolate Covered Murder by Leslie Meier

All I Did Was Shoot My Man by Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley: All I Did Was Shoot My Man. Leonid McGill (4th)
All I Did Was Shoot My Man by Walter Mosley

Start Shooting by Charlie Newton

Charlie Newton: Start Shooting.
Start Shooting by Charlie Newton

The Chalk Girl by Carol O'Connell

Carol O'Connell: The Chalk Girl. Kathleen Mallory (10th)
The Chalk Girl by Carol O'Connell

The Rook by Daniel O'Malley

Daniel O'Malley: The Rook.
The Rook by Daniel O'Malley

Breakdown by Sara Paretsky

Sara Paretsky: Breakdown. V. I. Warshawski (16th)
Breakdown by Sara Paretsky

The Jaguar by T. Jefferson Parker

T. Jefferson Parker: The Jaguar. Charlie Hood (5th)
The Jaguar by T. Jefferson Parker

#1 Suspect by James Patterson†and Maxine Paetro

James Patterson†and Maxine Paetro: #1 Suspect. Jack Morgan, Private (2nd)
#1 Suspect by James Patterson†and Maxine Paetro

The Invisible Ones by Stef Penney

Stef Penney: The Invisible Ones.
The Invisible Ones by Stef Penney

Gideon's Corpse by Douglas Preston†and Lincoln Child

Douglas Preston†and Lincoln Child: Gideon's Corpse. Gideon Crew (2nd)
Gideon's Corpse by Douglas Preston†and Lincoln Child

Scarecrow Returns by Matthew Reilly

Matthew Reilly: Scarecrow Returns. Shane "Scarecrow" Schofield (5th)
Scarecrow Returns by Matthew Reilly

Cell 8 by Anders Roslund and Borge Hellstrom

Anders Roslund and Borge Hellstrom: Cell 8. Sundkvist and Grens (3rd)
Cell 8 by Anders Roslund and Borge Hellstrom

Love, Honour, and O'Brien by Jennifer Rowe

Jennifer Rowe: Love, Honour, and O'Brien. Holly Love (1st)
Love, Honour, and O'Brien by Jennifer Rowe

The Darkening Field by William Ryan

William Ryan: The Darkening Field. Alexei Korolev (2nd)
The Darkening Field by William Ryan

Guilt: Stories by Ferdinand von Schirach

Ferdinand von Schirach: Guilt: Stories. Short Story Collecdtion
Guilt: Stories by Ferdinand von Schirach

Fifth Victim by ZoŽ Sharp

ZoŽ Sharp: Fifth Victim. Charlie Fox (9th)
Fifth Victim by ZoŽ Sharp

Agent 6 by Tom Rob Smith

Tom Rob Smith: Agent 6. Leo Demidov (3rd)
Agent 6 by Tom Rob Smith

The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak

Eva Stachniak: The Winter Palace.
The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak

All Necessary Force by Brad Taylor

Brad Taylor: All Necessary Force. Pike Logan (2nd)
All Necessary Force by Brad Taylor

The Confession by Charles Todd

Charles Todd: The Confession. Ian Rutledge (14th)
The Confession by Charles Todd

The Best Bad Dream by Robert Ward

Robert Ward: The Best Bad Dream.
The Best Bad Dream by Robert Ward

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