What’s New

Authors and Characters Added in March 2023

Michael Bennett: Hana Westerman, a Māori detective with the Auckland CIB, in New Zealand

New Lorenzo Carcaterra series: Nonna Maria, a 70-year-old widow on the Italian island of Ischia

Delilah S. Dawson: non-series

Maria Dong: non-series

Craig Henderson: non-series

New T.C. LoTempio series: Tiffany Austin, returning home to Branson, Georgia, to work as a food critic in the Tiffany Austin Food Blogger series

Lauren Nossett: non-series thrillers

New Peter Swanson series: Henry Kimball, a police officer and then private investigator in Boston, Massachusetts

Rosie Walsh: non-series

Stacy Willingham: non-series thrillers

Erin Young: Riley Fisher, a sergeant in the Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Office, in rural Iowa; historical fiction written as Robyn Young


Authors and Characters Added in February 2023

New Cara Black series: Kate Rees, an American sharpshooter on missions against the Nazis in World War II

Janelle Brown: non-series

Nina de Gramont: non-series

New Barbara Hambly series: Kitty Flint, a glamorous movie star, and her widowed British sister-in-law Emma Blackstone, in 1920s Hollywood in the Sliver Screen series

Adam Hamdy: John Wallace, a photojournalist; Scott Pearce, an ex-MI6 officer

Jennifer Herrera: non-series

New Michael Jecks series: Nick Morris, a British portrait painter, in The Art of Murder series

Brendan Slocumb: non-series

New Betty Webb series: Zoe Barlow, a young painter living in Paris after being banished by her Alabama family for her scandalous behavior, beginning in 1922


Authors and Characters Added in January 2023

Erin E. Adams: non-series

New Mally Becker series: Rebecca Parcell, recently widowed, and Daniel Alloway, an escaped British prisoner, working as spies for General Washington, beginning in 1780, in the Revolutionary War mysteries

Alicia Bessette: Callie Padget, a former reporter turned bookshop clerk on Cattail Island, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina

Valerie Burns: Maddy Montgomery, inheriting her great-aunt Octavia’s house, running her bakery, and caring for a 250-pound English mastiff named Baby, in New Bison, Michigan, in the Baker Street mysteries (V.M. Burns real name)

Katie Gutierrez: non-series

Meredith Hambrock: non-series

Virginia Hartman: non-series

T.G. Herren: Valerie Cooper, inheriting a major interest in New Orleans Fine Antiques, in New Orleans, Louisiana (Greg Herren pseudonym)

Gabino Iglesias: non-series, horror-tinged

Valona Jones: Twins Tabby and Sage Winslow, owners of the Book and Candle Shop, in Savannah, Georgia, in the Magic Candle Shop mysteries (Maggie Toussaint pseudonym)

Claire Kells: Felicity Harland, a 32-year-old former FBI agent now working with the Investigative Services Bureau around the country, in the National Parks mysteries

James L’Etoile: John Penley, and his new partner Paula Newberry, homicide detectives in Sacramento, California; Nathan Parker, a police detective in Maricopa County, Arizona; Emily Hunter and Javier Medina, homicide detectives in Sacramento, California

Joan Long: non-series

M.A. Monnin: Stefanie Adams, a private banker on vacation, in the Intrepid Traveler mysteries

Korina Moss: Willa Bauer, running a cheese shop, Curds & Whey, in fictional Yarrow Glen, California, in the Cheese Shop mysteries

B.R. Myers: non-series

Emilya Naymark: Laney Bird, an NYPD detective turned small town private investigator, in the hamlet of Sylvan, upstate New York

Ashton Noone: non-series

A.R. Torre: Deanna Madden series

Nina Wachsman: Diana, a Talmudic scholar, and Belladonna, a notorious courtesan, are drawn together in 1612 Venice, Italy, in the Venice Beauties mysteries


Authors and Characters Added in December 2022

Samantha Jayne Allen: Annie McIntyre, a young private investigator’s apprentice in the hardscrabble town of Garnett, Texas

New Kelley Armstrong series: Casey Duncan and her husband Sheriff Eric Dalton, relocated from Rockton to Haven’s Rock, a refuge built deep in the Yukon wilderness for people needing to disappear, in the Haven’s Rock series

New Tamara Berry series: Tess Harrow, a recently divorced bestselling thriller writer and her daughter Gertrude, turn an inherited hardware store into a book store, in small-town Winthrop, Washington, in the By the Book mysteries

Lan Samantha Chang: non-series

New Tracy Clark series: Harriet Foster, a detective in the Chicago PD

Bertie Denham: Derek Thyrde, Chief Whip in the British House of Lords

New Juan Gómez-Jurado series: Antonia Scott, a gifted forensic analysis, the daughter of a British diplomat and a Spanish mother, in Bilbao, Spain

Anastasia Hastings: Violet Manville, taking over the Miss Hermione agony aunt column, beginning in 1885 London, England, in the Dear Miss Hermione mysteries (Connie Laux pseudonym)

New Alma Katsu series: Lyndsey Duncan, a CIA intelligence agent, in the Red Widow series

New Kathleen Kent: Melvina (Mel) Donleavey, a young CIA agent, beginning in 1990

Grace D. Li: non-series

Tracey Lien: non-series

New Randye Lordon series: Mary Moody, a “concierge to the rich and the richer” in the Hamptions, New York

New Javier Marías series: Tomás Nevinson, returns to Madrid from Oxford where he has been recruited as a spy, unbeknownst to his wife Berta Isla

New Julie Mulhern series: Poppy Fields, a social influencer and super-secret spy, in Hollywood, California

Hayley Scrivenor: non-series

Charmaine Wilkerson: non-series


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