New Hardcover Mysteries for May 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.

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

Antiques Disposal by Barbara Allan

Barbara Allan: Antiques Disposal. Brandy Borne, Trash and Treasures (6th)
Antiques Disposal by Barbara Allan

The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins

Ace Atkins: The Lost Ones. Quinn Colson (2nd)
The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins

Lullaby by Ace Atkins

Ace Atkins: Lullaby. Spenser (40th)
Lullaby by Ace Atkins

Vultures at Twilight by Charles Atkins

Charles Atkins: Vultures at Twilight. Lil Campbell and Ada Strauss (1st)
Vultures at Twilight by Charles Atkins

Emmaus by Alessandro Baricco

Alessandro Baricco: Emmaus.
Emmaus by Alessandro Baricco

The Inquisitor's Key by Jefferson Bass

Jefferson Bass: The Inquisitor's Key. Bill Brockton, Body Farm (7th)
The Inquisitor's Key by Jefferson Bass

White Lies by Jeremy Bates

Jeremy Bates: White Lies.
White Lies by Jeremy Bates

The Black Stiletto: Black & White by Raymond Benson

Raymond Benson: The Black Stiletto: Black & White. Judy Cooper, "Black Stiletto" (2nd)
The Black Stiletto: Black & White by Raymond Benson

The Water Children by Anne Berry

Anne Berry: The Water Children.
The Water Children by Anne Berry

The Columbus Affair by Steve Berry

Steve Berry: The Columbus Affair.
The Columbus Affair by Steve Berry

A Dark Anatomy by Robin Blake

Robin Blake: A Dark Anatomy.
A Dark Anatomy by Robin Blake

Strange Embrace/69 Barrow Street by Lawrence Block

Lawrence Block: Strange Embrace/69 Barrow Street.
Strange Embrace/69 Barrow Street by Lawrence Block

Exit Plan by Larry Bond

Larry Bond: Exit Plan.
Exit Plan by Larry Bond

Getaway by Lisa Brackmann

Lisa Brackmann: Getaway.
Getaway by Lisa Brackmann

Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders by Gyles Brandreth

Gyles Brandreth: Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders. Oscar Wilde (5th)
Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders by Gyles Brandreth

The Berlin Crossing by Kevin Brophy

Kevin Brophy: The Berlin Crossing.
The Berlin Crossing by Kevin Brophy

Love Is Murder by Sandra Brown, editor

Sandra Brown, editor: Love Is Murder. Short Story Collection
Love Is Murder by Sandra Brown, editor

The Chessman by Jeffrey B. Burton

Jeffrey B. Burton: The Chessman.
The Chessman by Jeffrey B. Burton

The Reckoning by Jane Casey

Jane Casey: The Reckoning. Maeve Kerrigan (2nd)
The Reckoning by Jane Casey

Rest In Pizza by Chris Cavender

Chris Cavender: Rest In Pizza. Eleanor Swift (4th)
Rest In Pizza by Chris Cavender

A Pleasure to Do Death With You by Paul Charles

Paul Charles: A Pleasure to Do Death With You. Christy Kennedy (10th)
A Pleasure to Do Death With You by Paul Charles

Guilt by Degrees by Marcia Clark

Marcia Clark: Guilt by Degrees. Rachel Knight (2nd)
Guilt by Degrees by Marcia Clark

Parker: The Score by Darwyn Cooke

Darwyn Cooke: Parker: The Score. Parker Graphic (3rd)
Parker: The Score by Darwyn Cooke

The Sea Witch by Stephen Coonts

Stephen Coonts: The Sea Witch. Three Novellas
The Sea Witch by Stephen Coonts

The Storm by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown

Clive Cussler and Graham Brown: The Storm. NUMA Files (10th)
The Storm by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown

Guilt Trip by Judith Cutler

Judith Cutler: Guilt Trip. Lina Townend (5th)
Guilt Trip by Judith Cutler

The Sadness of the Samurai by Víctor del Árbol

Víctor del Árbol: The Sadness of the Samurai.
The Sadness of the Samurai by Víctor del Árbol

Cliff Walk by Bruce DeSilva

Bruce DeSilva: Cliff Walk. Liam Mulligan (2nd)
Cliff Walk by Bruce DeSilva

The Last Man by Peter T. Deutermann

Peter T. Deutermann: The Last Man.
The Last Man by Peter T. Deutermann

Lehrter Station by David Downing

David Downing: Lehrter Station. John Russell (5th)
Lehrter Station by David Downing

The Family Corleone by Edward Falco

Edward Falco: The Family Corleone.
The Family Corleone by Edward Falco

Last Call for the Living by Peter Farris

Peter Farris: Last Call for the Living.
Last Call for the Living by Peter Farris

Flat Spin by David Freed

David Freed: Flat Spin. Cordell Logan (1st)
Flat Spin by David Freed

Spilled Blood by Brian Freeman

Brian Freeman: Spilled Blood.
Spilled Blood by Brian Freeman

Don't Ever Get Old by Daniel Friedman

Daniel Friedman: Don't Ever Get Old. Buck Schatz (1st)
Don't Ever Get Old by Daniel Friedman

The Road to Hell by Gillian Galbraith

Gillian Galbraith: The Road to Hell. Alice Rice (5th)
The Road to Hell by Gillian Galbraith

Presumed Guilty by Tess Gerritsen

Tess Gerritsen: Presumed Guilty.
Presumed Guilty by Tess Gerritsen

Fault Line by Robert Goddard

Robert Goddard: Fault Line.
Fault Line by Robert Goddard

A Fatal Fleece by Sally Goldenbaum

Sally Goldenbaum: A Fatal Fleece. Seaside Knitters (6th)
A Fatal Fleece by Sally Goldenbaum

Havana Requiem by Paul Goldstein

Paul Goldstein: Havana Requiem. Michael Seeley (3rd)
Havana Requiem by Paul Goldstein

Fun House by Chris Grabenstein

Chris Grabenstein: Fun House. John Ceepak (7th)
Fun House by Chris Grabenstein

Dead Level Mystery by Sarah Graves

Sarah Graves: Dead Level Mystery. Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree, Home Repair is Homicide (15th)
Dead Level Mystery by Sarah Graves

Hush Money by Chuck Greaves

Chuck Greaves: Hush Money.
Hush Money by Chuck Greaves

The Yard by Alex Grecian

Alex Grecian: The Yard. The Murder Squad (1st)
The Yard by Alex Grecian

Least of Evils by J. M. Gregson

J. M. Gregson: Least of Evils. Inspector Percy Peach (16th)
Least of Evils by J. M. Gregson

Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris

Charlaine Harris: Deadlocked. Sookie Stackhouse, Southern Vampire (12th)
Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris

The Unresolved Seventh by Richard Helms

Richard Helms: The Unresolved Seventh.
The Unresolved Seventh by Richard Helms

Red Cell by Mark Henshaw

Mark Henshaw: Red Cell.
Red Cell by Mark Henshaw

Happy Days by Graham Hurley

Graham Hurley: Happy Days. Faraday and Winter (12th)
Happy Days by Graham Hurley

Afraid to Die by Lisa Jackson

Lisa Jackson: Afraid to Die. Regan Pescoli and Selena Alvarez (4th)
Afraid to Die by Lisa Jackson

As the Crow Flies by Craig Johnson

Craig Johnson: As the Crow Flies. Walt Longmire (8th)
As the Crow Flies by Craig Johnson

Istanbul Passage by Joseph Kanon

Joseph Kanon: Istanbul Passage.
Istanbul Passage by Joseph Kanon

Jury Rig by Korey Kaul

Korey Kaul: Jury Rig.
Jury Rig by Korey Kaul

Death's Door by Jim Kelly

Jim Kelly: Death's Door. Peter Shaw (4th)
Death's Door by Jim Kelly

Never Play Another Man's Game by Mike Knowles

Mike Knowles: Never Play Another Man's Game. Wilson (4th)
Never Play Another Man's Game by Mike Knowles

A Simple Murder by Eleanor Kuhns

Eleanor Kuhns: A Simple Murder.
A Simple Murder by Eleanor Kuhns

The Stonecutter by Camilla Lackberg

Camilla Lackberg: The Stonecutter. Bertil Mellberg (3rd)
The Stonecutter by Camilla Lackberg

Fixer by P. F. Lennon

P. F. Lennon: Fixer. Charlie Blanco (1st)
Fixer by P. F. Lennon

Sniper by Nicolai Lilin

Nicolai Lilin: Sniper.
Sniper by Nicolai Lilin

Ice Fire by David Lyons

David Lyons: Ice Fire. Jock Boucher (1st)
Ice Fire by David Lyons

The Prisoner's Wife by Gerard Macdonald

Gerard Macdonald: The Prisoner's Wife.
The Prisoner's Wife by Gerard Macdonald

Vengeance Is Mine by Douglas MacKinnon

Douglas MacKinnon: Vengeance Is Mine.
Vengeance Is Mine by Douglas MacKinnon

The Lola Quartet by Emily St. John Mandel

Emily St. John Mandel: The Lola Quartet.
The Lola Quartet by Emily St. John Mandel

The Providence Rider by Robert McCammon

Robert McCammon: The Providence Rider. Matthew Corbett (4th)
The Providence Rider by Robert McCammon

Hawkwood by James McGee

James McGee: Hawkwood. Matthew Hawkwood (1st)
Hawkwood by James McGee

Dandy Gilver and an Unsuitable Day for a Murder by Catriona McPherson

Catriona McPherson: Dandy Gilver and an Unsuitable Day for a Murder. Dandy Gilver (6th)
Dandy Gilver and an Unsuitable Day for a Murder by Catriona McPherson

Dead of Night by Barbara Nadel

Barbara Nadel: Dead of Night. Cetin Ikmen (14th)
Dead of Night by Barbara Nadel

The Constant Lovers by Chris Nickson

Chris Nickson: The Constant Lovers. Richard Nottingham (3rd)
The Constant Lovers by Chris Nickson

The Body in the Boudoir by Katherine Hall Page

Katherine Hall Page: The Body in the Boudoir. Faith Fairchild (20th)
The Body in the Boudoir by Katherine Hall Page

Fatal Induction by Bernadette Pajer

Bernadette Pajer: Fatal Induction. Benjamin Bradshaw (2nd)
Fatal Induction by Bernadette Pajer

11th Hour by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

James Patterson and Maxine Paetro: 11th Hour. Women's Murder Club (11th)
11th Hour by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Bloodman by Robert Pobi

Robert Pobi: Bloodman.
Bloodman by Robert Pobi

Journey Beyond 2012 by Piero Rivolta

Piero Rivolta: Journey Beyond 2012.
Journey Beyond 2012 by Piero Rivolta

SecondWorld by Jeremy Robinson

Jeremy Robinson: SecondWorld.
SecondWorld by Jeremy Robinson

A Killing Coast by Pauline Rowson

Pauline Rowson: A Killing Coast. Andy Horton, Marine (7th)
A Killing Coast by Pauline Rowson

Alpha by Greg Rucka

Greg Rucka: Alpha.
Alpha by Greg Rucka

Counterfeit Road by Kirk Russell

Kirk Russell: Counterfeit Road. Ben Raveneau (2nd)
Counterfeit Road by Kirk Russell

Stolen Prey by John Sandford

John Sandford: Stolen Prey. Lucas Davenport (22nd)
Stolen Prey by John Sandford

Ministers of Fire by Mark Harril Saunders

Mark Harril Saunders: Ministers of Fire.
Ministers of Fire by Mark Harril Saunders

Louise's Gamble by Sarah R. Shaber

Sarah R. Shaber: Louise's Gamble. Louise Pearlie (2nd)
Louise's Gamble by Sarah R. Shaber

The Rx Factor by J. Thomas Shaw

J. Thomas Shaw: The Rx Factor.
The Rx Factor by J. Thomas Shaw

The Solitary House by Lynn Shepherd

Lynn Shepherd: The Solitary House.
The Solitary House by Lynn Shepherd

Brighton Belle by Sara Sheridan

Sara Sheridan: Brighton Belle. Mirabelle Bevan (1st)
Brighton Belle by Sara Sheridan

Subduction by Todd Shimoda

Todd Shimoda: Subduction.
Subduction by Todd Shimoda

Lady, Go Die! by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins

Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins: Lady, Go Die!. Mike Hammer (17th)
Lady, Go Die! by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins

The Watchers by Jon Steele

Jon Steele: The Watchers.
The Watchers by Jon Steele

Woman Chased by Crows by Marc Strange

Marc Strange: Woman Chased by Crows. Orwell Brennan (2nd)
Woman Chased by Crows by Marc Strange

Dark Magic by James Swain

James Swain: Dark Magic.
Dark Magic by James Swain

Powers of Arrest by Jon Talton

Jon Talton: Powers of Arrest. Will Borders (2nd)
Powers of Arrest by Jon Talton

Murder on Fifth Avenue by Victoria Thompson

Victoria Thompson: Murder on Fifth Avenue. Gaslight (14th)
Murder on Fifth Avenue by Victoria Thompson

The Whole Lie by Steve Ulfelder

Steve Ulfelder: The Whole Lie. Conway Sax (2nd)
The Whole Lie by Steve Ulfelder

Final Sail by Elaine Viets

Elaine Viets: Final Sail. Helen Hawthorne, Dead-End Job (11th)
Final Sail by Elaine Viets

Strindberg's Star by Jan Wallentin

Jan Wallentin: Strindberg's Star.
Strindberg's Star by Jan Wallentin

SEAL Team Six Outcasts by Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin

Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin: SEAL Team Six Outcasts.
SEAL Team Six Outcasts by Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin

Nightworld by F. Paul Wilson

F. Paul Wilson: Nightworld. Adversary Cycle (6th)
Nightworld by F. Paul Wilson

Don't Cry, Tai Lake by Qiu Xiaolong

Qiu Xiaolong: Don't Cry, Tai Lake. Chen Cao (7th)
Don't Cry, Tai Lake by Qiu Xiaolong

Death Will Extend Your Vacation by Elizabeth Zelvin

Elizabeth Zelvin: Death Will Extend Your Vacation. Bruce Kohler (3rd)
Death Will Extend Your Vacation by Elizabeth Zelvin

The Seventh Gate by Richard Zimler

Richard Zimler: The Seventh Gate.
The Seventh Gate by Richard Zimler

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