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Here's what's new in our libraries for December 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

ACE, Cathy
The case of the unsuitable suitor: a WISE Enquiries Agency mystery
Severn House, Publications, 2017

ANDREWS, Donna
How the finch stole Christmas! : a Meg Langslow mystery
Minotaur Books, 2017

BALSON, Ronald H.
The trust
St. Martin’s Press, 2017

BEATON, M. C.
Agatha Raisin and the witches’ tree
Constable, 2017

BOWEN, Rhys
The ghost of Christmas past
Minotaur Books, 2017

BRETT, Simon
The liar in the library: a Fethering mystery
Crème de la Crime, 23017

BRODY, Frances
Death in the stars
Piatkus, 2017

CARRISI, Dinato
The girl in the fog
Abacus, 2017

CHANCE, Maia
Gin and panic
Minotaur Books, 2017

CHAZIN, Suzanne
A place in the wind
Kensington Books, [2017]

CLARK, Mary Higgins
Every breath you take
Simon & Schuster, 2017

COLE, Martina
Damaged
Headline, 2017

CONNELLY, Michael
Two kinds of truth
Little, Brown and Company, 2017

CROSS, A. J.
Something evil comes
Severn House, 2017
DANIELS, Casey
Smoke and mirrors: a Miss Barnum mystery
Severn House, 2017

DE CASTRIQUE, Mark
Hidden scars: a Sam Blackman mystery
Poisoned Pen Press, 2017

DIAMOND, Katerina
The angel
Avon, 2017

DISHER, Garry
Under the cold bright lights
Text publishing, 2017

DOBBIE, Kaye
Willow Tree Bend
Mira, 2017

DOHERTY, P. C.
The mansions of murder
Crème De La Crime, 2017

DOWLING, Gregory
The four horsemen
Thomas Dunne Books, 2017

Duncan, Elizabeth J.
Much ado about murder
Crooked Lane, 2017

ESTEVAO, Jessica
Whispers of warning
Berkley Prime Crime, 2017

EVANOVITCH, Janet
Hardcore twenty-four
G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2017

GENTILL, Sulari
A dangerous language
Pantera Press, 2017

GERBER, Daryl Wood
A deadly éclair
Crooked Land Books, 2017

HAMBLY, Barbara
Murder in July: a Benjamin January Novel
Severn House Publishers, Ltd., 2017

HART, Carolyn G.
Ghost on the case
Berkley Prime Crime, 2017

HIEKKAPELTO, Kati
The exiled
Orenda Books, [2016]

HILL, Suzette A.
The primrose pursuit
Allison & Busby, 2016

HOLMEN, Martin
Down for the count
Bonnier Publishing Australia, 2017

HUGHES, Andrew
The coroner’s daughter
Pegasus Books Ltd., 2017

IDE, Joe
Righteous
Mulholland Books, 2017

JOHANSEN, Iris
Mind game
St. Martin’s Press, 2017

JONES, Darynda
The trouble with twelfth grave
St. Martin’s Press, 2017

KANE, Andrea
A face to die for
Bonnie Meadow Publishing, [2017]

KELLERMAN, Faye
Killing season: a thriller
William Morrow, [2017]

KENT, L. A.
Broken dove
Willow Orchard Publishing, 2016

KINGSBURY, Kate
Doom with a view: a Merry Ghost Inn mystery
Crooked Land, 2017

LAHLUM, Hans Olav
The Anthill murders
Mantle, 2017

LEES, Julian
The burnings
Constable, 2017

MCBRIDE, Stuart
22 dead little bodies
HarperCollins Publishers, 2015

MCGOWAN, Claire
Blood tide
Headline, 2017

NESSER, Hakan
The darkest day
Mantle, 2017

PATTERSON, James
Murder games
Century, 2017

PATTERSON, JAMES
The people vs. Alex Cross\s
Little, Brown and Company, 2017

PERRY, Anne
A Christmas return: a novel
Ballantine Books, [2017]

ROWSON, Pauline
Lost voyage
Severn Hose, 2017

SIMON, Clea
World enough
Severn House, 2017

SMITH, Carrie
Unholy city
Crooked Lane, 2017

STANLEY, Michael
Dying to live: a Detective Kubu mystery
Minotaur Books, 2017

STRATMANN, Linda
The royal ghost: a Mina Scarletti mystery
The Mysterious Press, 2016

VISKIC, Emma
And fire came down
Echo, 2017

WARD, Sarah
A patient fury
Faber & Faber, [2017]

WESTERSON, Jeri
Season of blood
Severn House Publishers, 2017

WHITAKER, Chris
All the wicked girls
Zaffre Publishing, 2017

WHITE, Kate
Even if it kills her: a Baily Weggins mystery
Harper, [2017]

WHITE, Neil
From the shadows
Zaffre Publishing, 2017

WILEY, Michael
Monument Road: a Frank Dast mystery
Severn House, 2017

Science Fiction and Fantasy

ARYAN, Stephen
Mageborn
London Orbit, 2017

BEAR, Elizabeth
The stone in the skull
Tor, 2017

CHAKRABORTY, S. A.
The city of brass
Harper Voyager, [2017]

DALGLISH, David
Shadowborn
Orbit, 2017

DRAKE, David
The spark
Baen, [2017]

ESSLEMONT, Ian C.
Deadhouse landing
Bantam Press, 2017

FINK, Joseph
It devours!: a welcome to Night Vale
[Harper Perennial], [2017]

GLADSTONE, Max
The ruin of angels
Tom Doherty Associates, 2017

HARKAWAY, Nick
Gnomon
William Heinemann, 2017

HARRIS, Joanne
A pocketful of crows
Gollancz, 2017

HEARNE, Kevin
A plague of giants
Del Rey, [2017]

HOWARD, Jonathan L.
The fall of the house of Cabal
Thomas Dunne Books, 2016

JONES, Holly Goddard
The slat line
G. P. Putnam’s Sons, [2017]

KAHN, Ausma Zehanat
The bloodprint
Harper Voyager, [2017]

MODESITT, L.E.
The mongrel mage
Tor, 2017

ROBERTS, Adam
The real-Town murders
Gollancz, 2017

SANDERSON, Brandon
Oathbringer
Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2017

STEINMETZ, Ferrett
The upload
Angry Robot, 2017

TAYLOR, Jodi
Lies, damned lies, and history
Night Shade Books, 2017

TCHAIKOVSKY, Adrian
Dogs of war
Head of Zeus, 2017

WEIR, Andy
Artemis: a novel
Crown, 2017

Short Stories

ALARCON, Daniel
The king is always above other people: stories
Riverhead Books, 2017

ARCHER, Jeffrey
Tell tale
Macmillan, 2017

THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES 2017
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017

THE BEST HORROR OF THE YEAR. Volume eight
Night Shade Books, [2016]

BOYD, William
The dreams of Bethany Mellmoth
Viking, 2017

BOYLE, T. Coraghessan
The relive box and other stories
Ecco, [2017]

CRUSH
Midnightsun Publishing Pty Ltd., 2017

DEADLIER: 100 of the best crime stories written by women
Head of Zeus, 2017

FFORDE, Katie
The Christmas stocking and other stories
Century, 2017

GARNER, Helen
Stories: collected short fiction
The text Publishing Company, 2017

GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST
John Murray, 2017

HANKS, Tom
Uncommon type: some stories
Alfred A. Knopf, 2017

HARRISON, Christine
Red roses for a blue lady
Parthian, 2017

HILL, Joe
Strange weather: four short novels
William Morrow, [2017]

HUIA SHORT STORIES. 12: Contemporary Maori fiction
Huia, 2017

JAMES, P. D.
Sleep no more: six murderous tales
Faber & Faber ltd., 2017

THE JOURNEY PRIZE: stories: the best of Canada’s new writers
McClelland & Stewart, [2017]

KELMAN, James
That was a shiver: and other stories
Canongate Books Ltd., 2017

MCBRIDE, James
Five-carat soul
Riverhead Books, 2017

MACHADO, Carmen Maria
Her body and other parties
Graywolf Press, [2017]

MIGRATIONS: new short fiction from Africa
New Internationalist Publications ltd., 2017

MORRIS, Paul
False river: stories, essays, secret histories
Penguin Random House New Zealand, 2017

 

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