Easy Street: A Lillian Byrd Crime Story (Nov., $13.95) by Elizabeth Sims. A home renovation unearths hidden cash and a corpse.
Left Alive (Sept., $14.95) by Graciela Limón details the struggles of Rafael Cota, whose mother was convicted of murdering his three older siblings.
Now You See Me... (Oct., $13.95) by Rochelle Krich. An ardent fan draws writer Molly Blume into a dicey search for his missing daughter. Ad/promo.
BITTER LEMON PRESS
In Matto's Realm (Jan., $13.95) by Friedrich Glauser, trans. by Mike Mitchell, is a new Struder mystery about a child murderer who escapes an asylum in Switzerland.
By the Sword (Jan., $14.99) by Mike Yorkey. Reporter Amber Robbins must expose the Islamic terrorists trying to expunge all other faiths.
The Sherlock Holmes Mysteries (Oct., $14.95) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle collects the great detective's cases. Ad/ promo.
When Skylarks Fall (Oct., $13.99) by John Robinson trails PI Joe Box as he hunts the stalker of a country music legend.
JOHN DANIEL COMPANY
Crimson Snow: A Hilda Johansson Mystery (Sept., $13.95) by Jeanne M. Dams. Swedish maid Hilda becomes involved in an Indiana murder in 1904.
Already Dead (Sept., $12.95) by Charlie Huston prowls Manhattan's Vampyre clans with renegade undead PI Joe Pitt in search of a missing girl. Ad/promo.
Crime on the Move (Sept., $18.95), edited by Martin Edwards, tackles tales of murder and mayhem centered on transit.
The Best American Mystery Stories 2005 (Oct.; $14, cloth $27.50), edited by Joyce Carol Oates, gathers the year's finest suspense writing. 75,000 first printing.
HUTCHINSON (dist. by Trafalgar Square)
Outside Chance (Sept., $15) by Lyndon Stacey.Journalist Ben Copperfield must find out who kidnapped a promising racehorse.
High Heels and Homicide (Dec., $14) by Kasey Michaels. During the filming of Maggie Kelly's novel, someone murders the scriptwriter.
The Grail Conspiracy (Sept., $14.95) by Lynn Sholes. The grail and the blood of Christ surface in the war-torn Middle East.
Whiskey on the Rocks (Sept., $13.95) by Nina Wright kicks off a series about amateur sleuth Whiskey Mattimoe.
Killing Me Softly: A Novel of Obsession (Jan., $12.95) by Nicci French. Alice Loudon's impulsive marriage to a heroic mountain climber may be turning sour in a big way. Ad/promo.
Honey West: This Girl for Hire (Sept., $13.95) by G.G. Fickling. Nervy and curvy, the platinum blonde detective investigates murders in Hollywood. Ad/ promo.
PEMBERLEY (dist. by IPG)
K.O.'d in the Rift (Sept., $14.95) by Victoria Heckman. Police office Katrina Ogden confronts violence in the Hawaiian Sovereignty movement.
Freaky Deaky and Killshot (Sept., $13.95 each) by Elmore Leonard spotlight a group of 1960s radicals intent on bombing Detroit and Carmen and Wayne's flight from two murderous thugs, respectively. 25,000 first printing each.
The Blood Price (Oct., $13.95) by Jon Evans follows Paul Wood's life-threatening attempt to navigate the underworld of body smuggling.
RED DRESS INK
The Jinx (Dec., $12.95) by Jennifer Sturman rejoins banker/investigator Rachel Benjamin in Boston, where a serial killer's rampage distracts her from a new boyfriend.
Boo Hiss (Sept., $12.99) by Rene Gutteridge. An ambitious soccer mom plots to turn a tiny town into a hip suburb, but quirky locals foul her plans.