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Booklists

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

ADAMS. Jane
Death scene: a Henry Johnstone mystery
Severn House, 2017

ANDREWS, Donna
Gone gull: a Meg Langslow mystery
Minotaur books, 2017

BAILEY, Sarah
The dark lake
Allen & Unwin, 2017

BARKER, J D
The fourth monkey
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017

BILAL, Parker
Dark water
Bloomsbury, 2017

BINGHAM, Harry
The deepest grave
Orion, 2017

BLACK, Benjamin
Prague nights
Viking, 2017

BLACKWELL, Nathan
The sound of her voice: one cop’s descent into darkness
Mary Egan Publishing, 2017

BOOTH, Stephen
Dead in the dark
Sphere, 2017

BOWEN, Rhys
On her majesty’s frightfully secret service
Berkley Prime Crime, 2017

BOX, C. J.
Paradise valley
Minotaur Books, 2017

BRANDI, Mark
Wimmera
Hachette Australia, 2017

BRETT, Simon
Blotto, Twinks and the stars of the silver screen
Constable, 2017

CAMILLERI, Andrea
A nest of vipers
Mantle, 2017
CHANCE, Maia
Bad housekeeping
Crooked Lane, 2017

DAHL, Arne
Watching you
Harvill Secker, 2017

DE GIOVANNI, Maurizio
Glass souls: moths for Commissario Ricciardi
Europa Editions, [2017]

DHAND, A. A.
Girl zero
Bantam Press, 2017

ECCLES, Marjorie
The property of lies: a Herbert Reardon historical mystery
Severn House, [2017]

ESTLEMAN, Loren D.
Nearly Nero: the adventures of Claudius Lyon, the man who would be Wolfe
Tyrus Books, 2017

FAIRSTEIN, Linda A
Deadfall
Dutton, [2017]

FIELDS, Helen
Perfect remains
Avon, 2017

FREE, David
Get poor slow
Picador/Pan Macmillan, 2017

GERRITEN, Tess
I know a secret: a novel
Ballantine Books, [2017]

GIRODANO, Mario
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian lions
John Murry, 2017

GRAFTON, Sue
Y is for yesterday
G. P. Putnam’s Sons

GRANGER, Ann, [2017]
Rooted in evil
Headline, 2017

GRIFFIN, Kate
Kitty Peck and the daughter of sorrow
Faber & Faber, 2017

GUDENKAUF, Heather
Not a sound
Park Roaw Books, [2017]

HALL, Patricia
Cover up
Severn House, 2017

HART, Elsa
The white mirror
Minotaur Books, 2016

HAZEL, James
The mayfly
Zaffre Publishing, 2017

HILL, Suzette
Shot in Southwold
Allison & Busby, 2017

HONDA, Tetsuya
Soul cage
Minotaur Books, 2017

IDE, Joe
IQ
Mulholland Books, 2016

JAGER, Anja De
Cold death in Amsterdam
Constable, 2016

JECKS, Michael
A murder too soon
Crème de la Crime, 2017

JOHNSON, Craig
An obvious fact
Viking, [2016]

KELLER, Julia
Sorrow road
Minotaru Books, 2016

KELLERMAN, Jonathon
Crime scene: a novel
Ballantine Books, [2017]

LAPIDUS, Jens
Stockholm delete
Vintage Crime/Balck Lizard, [2017]

LA PLANTE, Lynda
Good Friday
Zaffre, 2017

LEIGH, Melinda
Say you’re sorry
Montlake Romance, [2017]

LEPIONKA, Kristen
The last place you look
Minotaur Books, 2017

LESTER, Kent
The seventh sun
Forge Books, 2017

LINSKEY, Howard
The search
Penguin Books, 2016

MCCAFFERTY, Keith
Cold hearted river
Viking, [2017]

MACKENZIE, A. J.
The body on the doorstep
Zaffre, 2016

MCPHERSON, Catriona
Dandy Gilver and a spot of toil and trouble
Hodder & Stoughton, 2017

MARSTON, Edward
Date with the executioner
Allison & Busby Limited, 2017

MARTIN, Andrew
Soot
Corsair, 2017

MICHAUD, Andre A.
Boundary: the last summer
Biblioasis, [2017]

MINETT, G. J.
Lie in wait
Zaffre Publishing, 2016

MOGFORD, Thomas
A thousand cuts
Bloomsbury USA, 2017

MOORE, Syd
Strange magic
Point Blank, 2017

MORFOOT, Peter
Impure blood
Titan Books, 2016

MULLER, Marcia
The color of fear
Grand Central Publishing, 2017

NASS, Kristine
Only human
Harvill Secker, 2017

OVERHOLT, Cuyler
A promise of ruin
Sourcebooks Landmark, [2017]

PATTERSON, James
Fifty fifty
Century, 2017

PENROSE, Andrea
Murder on Black Swan Lane
Kensington Books, 2017

PERONA, ELIZABETH
Murder at the male revue
Midnight Ink, [2017]

PETERS, Elizabeth
The painted queen
William Morrow, [2017]

PUTNAM, Jonathan F.
Perish from the earth
Crooked Lane, 2017

QUINCY, D M
Murder in Mayfair
Crooked lane, 2017

REED, Eric
Ruined stones
Poisoned Pen Press, 2017

REICHS, Kathy
Two nights: a novel
Bantam Books, [2017]

ROBB, Candace M.
A twisted vengeance
Pegasus Crime, 2017

ROSS, Jacob
The bone readers
Peepal Tree Press Ltd., 2016

SEFTON, Maggie
Only skein deep
Berkley Prime Crime, 2017

SHARP, Zoe
Fox hunter: a novel
Pegasus Crime, 2017

SMITH, Carrie
Forgotten city
Crooked Lane, [2017]

SULLIVAN, Matthew
Midnight at the Bright Ideas bookstore
William Heinemann, Ltd., 2017

SYKES, S. D.
City of masks
Hodder & Stoughton, 2017

THEILS, Lone
Fatal crossing
Bonnier Publishing Australia, 2017

THIEM, Brian
Shallow grave
Crooked lane, 2017

THOMAS, Julia
Penhale wood: a mystery
Midnight Ink, [2017]

TOPE, Rebecca
The Bowness bequest
Allison & Busby, 2017

TRACY, P. J.
Nothing stays buried
G. P. Putnam’s Sons, [2017]

TUTTLE, Lisa
The curious affair of the somnambulist and
the psychic thief
Jo Fletcher, Books, 2016

VEN LENTE, Fred
Ten dead comedians
Quirk Books, [2017]

VINCENT, Rachel
Spectacle
Mira, [2017]

WALKER, Wendy
Emma in the night
St. Martin’s Press, 2017

WASSMER, Julie
Murder on the Pilgrims Way: A Whitstable way Constable, 2017

WIEHL, Lis W.
The separatists
Thomas Nelson, [2017]

WILDE, Darcie
A purely private matter
Berkley Prime Crime, 2017

WOMACK, Gwendolyn
The fortune teller
Picador, 2017

WOOD, Michael
A room full of killers
Killer Reads, 2017

WOOD, Tom
The final hour
Sphere, 2017

ZISKIN, James W.
Cast the first stone
Seventh Street Books, 2017

Science Fiction and Fantasy

ALDERMAN, Naomi
The power
Viking, 2016

ANDERSON, Taylor
Devil’s due
Ace, 2017

ANDREWS, Ilona
White hot
Avon Books, 2017

BAKKER, R. Scott
The unholy consult
Overlook Press, 2017

BELCHER, R. S.
The queen of swords
Tor, 2017

BENNIS, Robyn
The guns above
Tor, 2017

BENSON, Amber
The end of magic
Ace, 2017

BROWN, Chris N
Tropic of Kansas
Harper Voyager, [2017]

CHANCE, Karen
Ride the storm: a Cassie Palmer novel
Berkley, [2017]

CHEN, Curtis C.
Kangaroo too
Thomas Dunne Books, 2017

CHRISTOPHER, Adam
Killing is my business
Tor, 2017

CONROY, Robert
The day after Gettysburg
Baen Books, [2017]

CORBALLIS, Tim
Our future is in the air
Victoria University Press, 2017

CORLETT, Anne
The space between the stars
Berkley, [2017]

DIETZ, William C.
Seek and destroy
Ace, 2017

DRAYDEN, Nicky
The prey of gods
Harper Voyager, [2017]

DUNNE, Rachel
The bones of the earth
Harper Voyager, 2017

DURST, Sarah Beth
The reluctant queen
Harper Voyager, [2017]

EGAN, Greg
Dichronauts
Night Shade Books, [2017]

ESCALADA
Halls of law
Daw Books, Inc., [2017]

FLYNN, Kathleen
The Jane Austen project
HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]

GOSS, Theodora
The strange case of the alchemist’s daughter
Saga Press, [2017]

GUNN, James E.
Transformation
Tor, 2017

HAIG, Francesca
The forever ship
Harper Voyager, 2017

HENRY, Christina
Lost boy
Berkley, 2017

HOLT, Tom
The management style of the Supreme Beings: a novel
Orbit, 2017

HUFF, Tanya
A peace divided
Daw Books, Inc., [2017]

IRVINE, Ian
The summon stone
Orbit, 2016

IRVINE, Ian
The fatal gate
Orbit, 2017

ISLINGTON, James
The shadow of what was lost
Orbit, 2017

JEMISIN, N K
The stone sky
Orbit, 2017

JETER, K. W.
Grim expectation
Angry Robot, 2017

KENYON, Sherrilyn
Dragonsworn
St. Martin’s Press, 2017

KORPON, Nik
The rebellion’s last traitor
Angry Robot, 2017

KRESS, Nancy
Tomorrow’s kin
Tor, 2017

KRISTOFF, Jay
Nevernight
Harper Voyager, 2016

KUHN, Sarah
Heroine worship
Daw Books, Inc., [2017]

LAM, Laura
Shattered minds
Tor, [2017]

LAMB, Alex
Exodus
Gollancz, 2017

LA VALLE, Victory, D.
The ballad of Tom Black
A Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2016

LA VALLE, Victory, D.
The changeling: a novel
Spiegel & Grau, [2017]

LEE, Yoon Ha
Raven stratagem
Solaris, 2017

LLOYD. Tom
Stranger of Tempest
Gollancz, 2016

LOSTETTER, Marina J.
Noumenom
Harper Voyager, [2017]

LUCAS, Dale
First watch
Orbit, 2017

MACNAUGHTON, Laurence
A kiss before doomsday
Pyr, 2017

MEALING, David
Soul of the world
Orbit, 2017

MERBETH, K. S.
Bite
Orbit, 2016

MEYER, Scott
Run program
14North, [2017]

MODESITT, L E
Assassin’s price
Tor, 2017

MORDEN, Simon
The White City
Gollancz, 2016

MORROW, James
The asylum of Dr. Caligari
Tachyon Publications LLC, 2017

MUELLER, Chelsea
Borrowed souls
Talos, [2017]

NOON, Jeff
A man of shadows: a Nyquist mystery
Angry Robot, 2017

OEDN, Scott
A gathering of ravens
Thomas Dunne Books, 2017

PALMATIER, Joshua
Reaping the aurora
Daw Books, Inc., [2017]

POSEY, Jay
Sungrazer
Angry Robot, 2017

RYAN, Anthony
The legion of flame
Orbit, 2017

SAINTCROW, Lilith
Cormorant run
Orbit, 2017

SCOTT, Cavan
The shining man
BBC Books, 2017

SHAW, Vivian
Strange practice: a Dr. Greta Helsing novel
Orbit, 2017

SHOWALTER, Gena
The darkest promise
Don ills, [2017]

SLATTER, Angela
Corpselight
Jo Fletcher Books, 2017

SMITH, Lindsay
The witch who came in from the cold
Saga Press, 2017

STEPHENS, Anna
Godblind
Harper Voyager, 2017

STROSS, Charles
Delirium brief
Little, Brown, 2017

TIDBECK, Karin
Amatka
Vintage Books, 2017

TINGEY, Sue
Bound
Jo Fletcher Books, 2017

TOMLINSON, Patrick S
Trident’s forge
Angry Robot, 2017

TUCKER, Mike
Doamond dogs
BBC Books, 2017

TURTLEDOVE, Harry
Armistice
Del Rey, [2017]

VAUGHN, Carrie
Bannerless
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017]

WAGNER, Wendy N.
An oath of dogs
Angry Robot, 2017

WAPPLER, Margaret
Neon green: a novel
The Unnamed Press, [2016]

WATSON, Angus
You die when you die
Orbit, 2017

WEEKS, Brent
The blood mirror
Orbit, 2016

WELLS, Martha
All systems red
Tom Doherty Associates, 2017

YAP, Felicia
Yesterday
Mulholland Books, 2017

Short Stories

THE BBC NATIONAL SHORT STORY AWARD 2016
Comma Press, 2016

BIRCH, Tony
Common people
University of Queensland Press, 2017

CHENG, Melanie
Australia Day
Text Publishing, 2017

CLI-FI: Canadian tales of climate change
Exile Editions, [2017]
DARK CITIES
Titan Books, 2017

ÉCLAIR, Jenny
Listening in: stories
Sphere, 2017

GABALDON, Diana
Seven stones to stand or fall: a collection of Outlander fiction
Delacorte Press, [2017]

HALL, Sarah
Madame Zero: 9 stories
Custom House, [2017]

HUNT, Samantha
The dark dark
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017

JANSSON, Tove
Letters from Klara and other short stories
Sort of Books, 2017

NIGHTS OF THE LIVING DEAD: AN ANTHOLOGY
St. Martin’s Griffin, 2017

SHARMA, Akhil
A life of adventure and delight: stories
W. W. Norton & Company, [2017]

SPENCER, William Browning
The unorthodox Dr. Draper and other stories
Subterranean Press, [2017]

VALENTE, Catherynne M.
The refrigerator monologues
Saga Press, [2017]

ZHANG, Jenny
Sour heart: stories
Lenny, [2017]

 

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