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Booklists

Here's what's new in our libraries for August 2017 .... in our Mystery, Science Fiction and Fantasy and Short Story collections.

Remember to check out the Mysteries and Science Fiction & Fantasy Recent Picks posts on our news blog for reviews and recommendations.

Mysteries

ALLAN, Barbara
Antiques frame
Kensington Books, 2017

BINGHAM, Harry
The dead house
Orion, 2016

BLACK, Cara
Murder in Saint-Germain
Soho Press, Inc., [2017]

BLAKE, Sam
Little bones
Twenty7 Books, 2016

BOLTON, Robert Philip
Six Murders? : the strange case of the Welly alley strangler
Robert Philip Bolton, [2017]

BOUMAN, Tom
Fateful mornings: a Henry Farrell novel
W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]

BROWN, Rita Mae
A hiss before dying
Bantam Books, [2017]

CASTILLO, Linda
Down a dark road: a Kate Burkholder novel
Minotaur Books, 2017

CHASE, Julie
Car got your diamonds
Crooked Lane Books, 2016

CLARE, Alys
The devil’s cup: a Hawkenlye mystery
Severn House Publishers, [2017]

CONNELLY, Michael
The late show
Allen & Unwin, 2017

CORBY, Gary
Death on Delos
Soho Crime, Inc., [2017]

CROSS, A.J.
A little death
Severn House, 2017

D’ANDREA, Luca
The mountain
Maclehose Press, 2017

DE GIOVANNI, Maurizio
I will have vengeance: the winter of Commissario Ricciardi
Europa Editions, [2016]

EVANOVICH, Janet
Dangerous minds: a Knight and Moon novel
Bantam Books, [2017]

FARROW, John
Perish the day: a thriller
Minotaur Books, 2017

FINLAY, Mick
Arrowood
HarperCollins Publishers, 2017

GREY, Isabelle
Shot through the heart
Quercus, 2016

HAINES, Penelope
Straight and Level
Ithaca Press, [2017]

HAMMER, Lotte
The lake
Bloomsbury, 2017

HAMPTON, Nell
Kale to the Queen
Crooked Lane Books, 2017

HARDIE, Mark
Burned and broken
Sphere, 2017

HAWES, Carolyn
The floating basin
Carolyn Hawes, 2016

HAYMAN, James
The girl on the bridge
William Morrow, [2017]

HEWSON, David
Sleep baby sleep
Macmillan, 2017

HILL, Mark
Two o’clock boy
Sphere, 2017

HORST, Jorn Lier
When it grows dark
Sandstone Press Ltd., 2017

KHAN, Ausma Zehanat
Among the ruins
Minotaur Books, 2017

HAN, Vaseem
The strange disappearance of a Bollywood star
Mulholland Books, 2017

LAWS, Peter
Purged
Allison & Busby, 2017

LEE, Louise
In the name of love
Headline, 2017

LONDON, Kate
Death message
Corvus, 2017

LONGWORTH, M. L.
The curse of La Fontaine
Penguin Books, [2017]

MCGILLOWAY, Brian
Bad blood
Corsair, 2017

MARON, Margaret
Take out
Grand Central Publishing, 2017

MASTERS, Priscilla
Crooked street: a Joanna Piercy mystery
Severn House, 2016

MENDELSON, Paul
The history of blood
Constable, 2016

MEYRICK, Denzil
Well of the winds: a D.C.I. Daley thriller
Polygon, 2017

MYERS, Amy
Dancing with death
Severn House, 2017

O’CONNOR, Carlene
Murder at an Irish wedding
Kensington Boos, 2017

ORR, Jill
The good byline: a Riley Ellison mystery
Prospect Park Books, [2017]

PATRICK, Renee
Dangerous to know
Forge, 2017
PAWSON, Stuart
Chill factor
Read How You Want, [2016]

RAGNAR JONASSON
Rapture
Orenda Books, 2017

ROBINSON, Peter
Sleeping in the ground
Hodder & Stoughton, 2017

ROSENFELT, David
Collared
Minotaur Books, 2017

RUNCIE, James
Sidney Chambers and the persistence of love
Bloomsbury, [2017]

SHAW, William
A book of scars
Riverrun, 2017

SHAW, William
Sympathy for the devil
Riverrun, 2017

STEINER, Susie
Persons unknown
The Borough Press, [2017]

SYKES, Plum
Party girls die in pearls
Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017

TREMAYNE, Peter
Night of the lightbringer
Headline [2017]

WALKER, Martin
The Templars’ last secret
Quercus, 2017

WILSON, Glenis
Dead reckoning
Severn House, 2017

WIRESTONE, Max
The astonishing mistakes of Dahlia Moss
Redhook Books, 2017

YOUNG, David
Stasi wolf
Zaffre Publishing, 2017

Science Fiction and Fantasy

AARONVITCH, Ben
The furthest station
Subterranean Press, 2017

BANNISTER, Andrew
Creation machine: a novel of the Spin
Bantam Press, 2016

BATES, Callie
The waking land
Del Rey, [2017]

FLINT, Eric
The Alexander inheritance
Simon & Schuster, c2017

GRANT, Mira
The waking land
Subterranean Press, 2017

GULUKOVSKY, Dmitry
Metro 2014
Gllancz, 2014

HOLMBERG, Charlie N.
Magic bitter, magic sweet
47North, [2016]

ITATANTA, Emmi
The city of woven streets
Voyager, 2016

MCNEAL, J. Kyle
Birthrights
Elevate Fiction, [2017]

MUNSON, Sam
The war against the assholes
Saga Press, 2015

PARKER, K. J.
Mightier than the sword
Subterranean Press, 2017

PRICE, Daniel
The song of the orphans
Blue River Press, [2017]

SMITH, Darian
Kalanon’s rising
[Wooden Tiger Press], [2016]

SMITH, A. J.
The world raven
Head of Zeus, 2016

WILLIAMS, Tad
The Witchwood crown
DAW Books, [2017]

YUKNAVITCH, Lidia
The book of Joan
Harper, [2017

Short Stories

BEST BRITISH SHORT STORIES
Salt Publishing, 2017
BLACK MARKS ON THE WHITE PAGE
Penguin Random House, 2017

DAVIES, Carys
The redemption of Galen Pike
Biblioasis, [2017]

HEAD LAND; ten years of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize
Edge Hill University Press, 2016

MATCH UP
Simon & Schuster, 2017

OATES, Joyce Carol
Dis mem ber: and other stories of mystery and suspense
Mysterious Press, [2017]

OUR HERITAGE, THE OCEAN: the Samoan Observer Tusitala short stories
The Samoan Observer, 2016

OUT OF THE BLUE: new short fiction from Iceland
University of Minnesota Press, [2017]

ROME STORIES
Alfred A. Knopf, 2017

SHAKEN AND STIRRED: intoxicating stories
Alfred A. Knopf, 2016

STORIES FROM THE KITCHEN
Alfred A. Knopf, 2015

TALES ON TWEET: illustrated short fiction
HarperCollins Publisher India

TRANSLATING LIBYA; in search of the Libyan short story
Darf Publishers, 2015

UNFERTH, Deb Olin
Wait till you see me dance: stories
Graywolf Press, [2017]

WEDDING STORIES
Alfred A. Knopf, 2016

 

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