R.M. Greenaway, Undertow, Dundurn Press
A heartbreaking set of murders bring RCMP constables Leith and Dion together in the Lower Mainland, where violence flows like a riptide.
RW Wells, The Saint & The Soul Slayer
This an exhilarating, fantastic tale that introduces multi-layered character, Xavier O'Malley, a Canadian police officer. The story plunges into the dark side of life and the evil that resides there.
Cathy Ace, The Case of the Curious Cook, Severn House Publishers
The WISE women face puzzles involving newly discovered works by a murdered artist, an untraceable octogenarian, and an old folks’ home.
Michael Blair, The Evil That Men Do, Linda Leith Publishing
When two sociopaths face off, someone is bound to die.
Steve Burrows, A Shimmer of Hummingbirds, Dundurn Press
In this 4th book in the Birder Murder mystery series, Domenic Jejeune finds that sometimes, the wrong choice is the only choice you have.
Vicki Delany, Elementary, She Read, Crooked Lane Books
The first in the Sherlock Holmes Bookshop and Emporium series.
Sarah Fox, For Whom the Bread Rolls, Penguin Random House
In the seaside town of Wildwood Cove, pancake house owner Marley McKinney is tangling with a salty troublemaker . . . and a ravenous killer.
Linda Wiken, Roux the Day, Berkley Prime Crime
J.J. Tanner loves planning events, like the fundraising Casino Night Dinner Cruise. What she hadn’t planned on was murder.
Melodie Campbell, The Bootlegger's Goddaughter, Orca Books
Even old mobsters retire eventually…don’t they? Gina and Nico work feverishly to keep the latest bungled family caper under wrap.
F. Stone, Forbidden
Year 2047, City of Samarra, Police captain Sharif becomes the reluctant keeper of his city’s bloody secret – and the unfortunate witness, Eliza MacKay.
Susan Calder, Ten Days in Summer, BWL Ltd.
While Calgary celebrates its 10-day Stampede festival, insurance adjuster Paula Savard investigates a suspicious fire that killed a hoarder.
Benni Chisholm, Showman or Shaman, Black Opal Books
Footsteps thundered down the outside stairs. Philomela leaned on the counter for support and nervously gazed at the museum entrance. What if the murderer was returning...?
J. Thomas Dalby, Canada & Sherlock Holmes, Baker Street Irregulars - New York
The latest book in the international series by the BSI - the elite group based in New York devoted to the scholarly analysis of S.H.
Joe Hamilton, Eye on You - The Mississippi Queen
Gabriel Ross and his team are faced with their toughest case yet.Book 3 in the series.
Loreth Anne White, In the Barren Ground, Montlake
A dark, atmospheric romantic thriller set in the remote far north with undertones of horror.
Jen J. Danna (writing as Sara Driscoll), Lone Wolf, Kensington Publishing
FBI K9 handler Meg Jennings and Hawk, her Labrador, must race against time as they zero in on one of the deadliest killers in the country.
Vicki Delany, We Wish You A Murderous Christmas, Berkley Prime Crime
A grinch is spoiling the holiday cheer and causing fear in the latest from the author of Rest Ye Murdered Gentlemen...
A.M. Dellamonica, Child of a Hidden Sea, Tor Books
One minute, Sophie Hansa is in a San Francisco alley, trying to save the life of a strange woman. The next, she is flung into the warm and salty waters of an unfamiliar world.
Kay Stewart and Chris Bullock, Tour de Mort, FriesenPress
Death stalks a thousand-kilometre Cops for Cancer ride down Vancouver Island
Nick Wilkshire, Escape to Havana, Dundurn Press
For Charlie Hillier, a posting to Cuba could be the perfect place to start his new life — if he survives long enough.
Geri Newell Gillen, Quite Perfectly Dead, Deux Voiliers
After multiple deaths occur in Vegas following a poker tournament, a cross-border investigation is launched.
John Worsley Simpson, Stark, a Harry Stark Mystery, Muse It Up Publishing
A killer hides behind the dazzle of blood-soaked gold as Detective Harry Stark seeks answers concealed by the glitter.
Michael Paul Michaud, The Introvert, Black Opal Books
He left without saying anything further, but the way he looked at me as he did gave me the greatest urge to see him red and open.
Sandra Nikolai, Dark Deeds, Vemcort Publishing
Terror blankets a small town as the body count mounts. The killer has had reconstructive surgery. He could be anyone.
Elizabeth J Duncan, Ill Met by Murder, Crooked Lane Books
An outdoor performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream was supposed to include moonlight, not murder.
Victoria Abbott, The Hammett Hex, Berkley Publishing
When, San Francisco turns deadly for book researcher, Jordan Bingham, should she blame Hammett’s noir legacy and trust no one?
Cathy Ace, The Corpse with the Ruby Lips, TouchWood Editions
A stint as a lecturer in Budapest, without Bud, has Cait Morgan investigating a cold case that might have links to the Cold War.
E.C. Bell, Stalking the Dead, Tyche Books
Murder can really put a kink in a Jenner family reunion.
Axel Howerton, Furr, Tyche Books
A modern gothic fairy tale marrying Noir and Urban Fantasy in the Canadian Rockies.
Rick Blechta, Rundown, Raven Books
Toronto might have a crazy on the loose, someone who’s using cars to kill innocent people. It’s up to Pratt and Ellis to figure it out.
Peter Robinson, When the Music’s Over, McClelland & Stewart
When the body of a young girl is found in a remote countryside lane, evidence suggests she was drugged, abused, and thrown from a moving van -- before being beaten to death.
M. H. Callway, Glow Grass and Other Tales, Carrick Publishing
Comedy, suspense and noir: seven gripping stories and two novellas by Arthur Ellis and Derringer finalist, M. H. Callway.
Roy Innes, The Extra Cadaver Murder, NeWest Press
Med students, cadavers and murdered surgeon. RCMP Inspector Coswell is up to his ears again, this time with an unwelcome female corporal at his side.
Eileen Schuh, Operation MaxTracker, Kastle Harbour Publishing
She’s intelligent, powerful and out to save the world from cybercriminals. However, she doesn’t have the skills to keep her children safe.
Iona Whishaw, A Killer in King's Cove, TouchWood Editions
A smart and enchanting postwar mystery that will appeal to fans of the Maisie Dobbs series by Jacqueline Winspear.
Phyllis Smallman, Beach Kill
The second book in the Singer Brown mystery series.
Marcelle Dubé, Shelter, Falcon Ridge Publishing
Shelter is a taut, gothic-tinged suspense novel featuring a young woman running from an abusive husband and who must now confront the mystery surrounding her new home.
Anthony Bidulka, Set Free, Bon Vivant Books
"I would have packed less if I knew I was going to die." Author Jaspar Wills discovers that some kinds of freedom come at too high a cost.
Lisa de Nikolits, The Nearly Girl, Inanna Publications
Amelia Fisher suffers from a rare psychosis. She nearly gets things right but when it comes to accepted behaviours, she fails, with murderous consequences.
Barbara Fradkin, Fire in the Stars, Dundurn Press
A traumatized foreign aid worker battles danger from nature and man as she searches for a fellow trauma survivor in the Newfoundland wilds.
Mike Martin, A Long Ways from Home, Friesen Press
Canada's best-loved Mountie is back on the case. Outlaw bikers out of control and a small town in turmoil. Cool, Canadian crime.
Elle Wild, Strange Things Done, Dundurn Press/Thomas Allen Publishers
As roads snow over in Dawson City, journalist Jo Silver investigates the suicide of a local politician and discovers that nothing in the sleepy town is what it seems.
Carolyn Arnold, In the Line of Duty, Hibbert & Stiles Publishing
A hero has fallen, and hard-edged detective Madison Knight will stop at nothing short of finding justice—even if it means risking her own life.
Merrilee Robson, Murder is Uncooperative, North Star Press
Finding an apartment can be murder. At first Rebecca thinks her new housing co-op is perfect. But then she finds a body.
Nate Hendley, The Big Con, ABC-CLIO
A look at infamous US swindles and hoaxes, from the Victorian-era to today.
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