Cool Canadian Crime

Cool Canadian Crime is...

  • a publication of new releases by CWC authors for the current year
  • updated quarterly, with new books and more details as we have them
  • a great place to find your next great read

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Recent Releases


Debra Purdy Kong, A Toxic Craft, Imajin Books


Carolyn Arnold, Power Struggle, Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.

Linwood Barclay, Parting Shot, Doubleday Canada

Alison Bruce, Ghost Writer, Imajin Books

Jen J. Danna, Lament The Common Bones, Jen Danna

Vicki Delany, Hark the Herald Angels Slay, Penguin Random House

Marcelle Dubé, The Forsaken Man, Falcon Ridge Publishing

Elizabeth J. Duncan, Much Ado About Murder, Crooked Lane

Don Hayward, Murder on the Goderich Local,

Michael Kent, Blood Tail, Mezzo Publications Inc.

Michael Kent, Folded Dreams, Mezzo Publications Inc.

Wayne Kerr, Framed, Imajin Books

Debra Purdy Kong, Knock Knock, Gypsy Moon Press

Loreth Anne White, The Lullaby Girl, Montlake

Nick Wilkshire, The Moscow Code, Dundurn Press



Carolyn Arnold, Halloween is Murder, Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.

Carys Cragg, Dead Reckoning: How I Came to Meet the Man Who Murdered My Father, Arsenal Pulp Press

Sharon A. Crawford, Beyond Faith, Blue Denim Press

Vicki Delany, White Sand Blues, Orca Rapid Reads

Anna Dowdall, The Au Pair, The Wild Rose Press

Stanley Evans, Seaweed Under Fire, Ekstasis Editions

R.J. Harlick, Purple Palette for Murder, Dundurn Press

Hilary MacLeod, Cod Only Knows, Acorn Press

Mesdames of Mayhem, 13 Claws, Carrick Publishing

Lauren Nesbitt-Baggerman, Murder Among Thieves, Volumes

Garry Ryan, Matanzas, NeWest Press

Phyllis Smallman, Last Call, Phyllis Smallman

Colleen Baxter Sullivan, Gritty, Waldorf Publishing



E.C. Bell, Dying on Second, Tyche Books

Mel Bradshaw, Winner's Loss, Iguana Books

Dave Butler, Full Curl, Dundurn Press

Jen J. Danna (writing as Sara Driscoll), Before It's Too Late, Kensington Publishing

Vicki Delany, Body on Baker Street, Crooked Lane Books

Lisa de Nikolits, No Fury Like That, Inanna Publications

Barbara Fradkin, The Trickster's Lullaby, Dundurn Press

Axel Howerton, Con Morte, Coffin Hop Press Ltd

Iona Whishaw, An Old Cold Grave, TouchWood Editions



t.g. brown, Harvest: A Josh Ingram Novel, Thriller Reads

Junie Coffey, Beachbound. Lake Union Publishing

Anna Dowdall, After the Winter, The Wild Rose Press

Gloria Ferris, Skull Garden, Gloria Ferris

Louise Penny, Glass Houses, Minotaur Books, St. Martin’s Publishing Group



Linwood Barclay, Chase,  Puffin Canada

Trine Bronken, The Bloody Business of Luck, Trine Bronken

Janet Kellough, The Heart Balm Tort, Janet Kellough

Sandra Orchard, Over Maya Dead Body, Revell Publishing

Lorna Poplak, Drop Dead: A Horrible History of Hanging in Canada, Dundurn Press

Ilona Salley, Yesterday Is Never Gone, iUniverse

Colleen Baxter Sullivan, Yolk, Waldorf Publishing

Donna Warner and Gloria Ferris, Targeted, Amazon Digital Services



Harold Lea Brown, Deadly Invisible Enemies: Evil Resurrection, Harold Lea Brown

Jill Culiner, Sad Summer in Biarritz, Club Lighthouse Publishing

Robert U. Doyle, Ghosts in the Brothel, APF Press

Joseph A. Lapello, Murder Lost to Time, Joseph A. Lapello

Eve Lazarus, Blood, Sweat, and Fear, Arsenal Pulp Press

Jennifer Soosar, Parent Teacher Association, Black Opal Books

Colleen Baxter Sullivan, Jaded, Waldorf Publishing

Loreth Anne White, The Drowned Girls, Montlake

T.E. Wilson, Mezcalero, Boularderie Island Press



Elizabeth J. Duncan, Murder Is for Keeps, St. Martin's Press

John Farrow, Perish the Day, St. Martin’s Press/Thomas Dunne Books

Patricia Filteau, Traces, Bookbaby

Joanne Guidoccio, Too Many Women in the Room, The Wild Rose Press

George Mercer, Jasper Wild, George Mercer

David A. Poulsen, Dead Air, Dundurn Press

Donna Warner and Gloria Ferris, Death's Footprint, Gloria S. Ferris



Carolyn Arnold, Remnants, Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.

Janet Brons, Measured for Murder, TouchWood Editions

Carolyn Dale, Here Be Dragons, Carrick Publishing

Vicki Delany, Blood and Belonging, Orca Book Publishers

Chris Laing, A Family Matter, Seraphim Editions

Colleen Baxter Sullivan, Lil's Way, Waldorf Publishing

Iona Whishaw, Death In The Darkening Mist, TouchWood Editions

Melissa Yi, Human Remains, Windtree Press



Cathy Ace, The Case of the Curious Cook, Severn House Publishers

Michael Blair, The Evil That Men Do, Linda Leith Publishing

Steve Burrows, A Shimmer of Hummingbirds, Dundurn Press

Brenda Chapman, Shallow End, Dundurn Press

Vicki Delany, Elementary, She Read, Crooked Lane Books

Sarah Fox, For Whom the Bread Rolls, Penguin Random House

R.M. Greenaway, Undertow, Dundurn Press

Lynn McPherson, The Girls' Weekend Murder, Black Opal Books

Linda Wiken, Roux the Day, Berkley Prime Crime



Melodie Campbell, The Bootlegger's Goddaughter, Orca Book Publishers

Jamie Tremain, The Silk Shroud, Black Opal



Susan Calder, Ten Days in Summer, BWL Ltd.

Benni Chisholm, Showman or Shaman, Black Opal Books

J. Thomas Dalby, Canada & Sherlock Holmes, Baker Street Irregulars - New York

F. Stone, Forbidden, Judy Weir

RW Wells, The Saint & The Soul Slayer




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