abbott-wolfeVictoria Abbott, The Wolfe Widow, Berkley Prime Crime

Visiting villains, missing books and murder: not what you want for Thanksgiving. Jordan Bingham struggles to save her boss from a killer. 


smallman-martiniregretsPhyllis Smallman, Martini Regrets, Touchwood Editions

From alligators and snakes to the men called swamp rats, evil comes in many disguises and offers no second chances for Sherri. 

crawford-beyondbloodSharon A. Crawford, Beyond Blood, Blue Denim Press

Dana Bowman has misgivings about starting the home-based Attic Investigative Agency with her fraternal twin... 

ryan-glycerineGarry Ryan, Glycerine, NeWest Press

With the traumatic events of Foxed behind him, Detective Lane has been promoted to the head of the Calgary Major Crimes Unit, a position that brings new responsibilities, as well as a new partner... 

tappin-killhimagainNigel Tappin, Kill Him Again, Cliff Media

A storm and high seas isolate a house party at Morthead Manor situated in southwest England on a headland connected to the mainland by a narrow neck of land. 

laing-deadlyventureChris Laing, A Deadly Venture, Seraphim Editions

Second novel in this post WWII mystery series featuring Max Dexter and his easy-on-the-eyes assistant, Isabel O'Brien. 

hall-nightwatchLinda Hall, Night Watch, Alexandria Publishing Group

Desolate Maine shores... Murder... And peace slipping away on the outgoing tide...

downie-bloodwilloutJill Downie, Blood Will Out, Dundurn

The apparent suicide of a hermit on the Channel Island of Guernsey triggers a murder investigation complicated by island witches, imaginary vampires...and family secrets. 

kong-deependDebra Purdy Kong, The Deep End, TouchWood Editions

Transit security officer Casey Holland’s latest assignment—to monitor a group of teens riding the M5 bus after shoplifting sprees—spirals out of control when the kids attack her and her colleagues. 

callway-wendigofireM.H. Callway, Windigo Fire, Seraphim Editions

Danny, a young Native Canadian, is lured into an illegal bear hunt that ends in murder. To survive he must rely on his wits and the spirit world. 

fradkin-nonesoblindBarbara Fradkin, None So Blind, Dundurn Press

Twenty years ago, a raw and impressionable Detective Michael Green helped convict a young professor for the murder of an attractive co-ed... 

bell-seeingthelightE.C. Bell, Seeing the Light, Tyche Books Ltd.

Marie Jenner has never had much luck. Her job sucks. Her apartment — the one with the unbreakable lease — has a ghost. 

carrick-worldenoughDonna Carrick (editor), World Enough And Crime, Carrick Publishing

From the dodgy streets of Johannesburg to the hallowed halls of Toronto’s academia, from the heaving swell of the English Channel, to the white sands of Canada’s Bay of Fundy, Crime is indeed a global affair. 

campbell-artfulgoddaughterMelodie Campbell, The Artful Goddaughter, Orca Books

Things are looking up for mob Goddaughter Gina Gallo in smoggy Steeltown. She stands to inherit two million bucks from great-uncle Uncle Seb, a master forger. But there’s a catch... 

ace-corpsewplatinumhairCathy Ace, The Corpse with the Platinum Hair, TouchWood Editions

The bodies pile up, the tension mounts, the list of suspects dwindles... 

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