Poisoned Pen Staff Best of 2022

There may be more to come…

Barbara Peters

Hardcover books

Isabel Cañas, The Hacienda

Agatha Christie. Marple

William Christie. The Double Agent

JH Gelernter. Captain Grey’s Gambit

Katy Hays. The Cloisters

Grace D. Li. Portrait of a Thief

Hallett, Janice. The Appeal

Ellery Lloyd. The Club

Nita Prose. The Maid

Jason Rekulak. Hidden Pictures

AC Rosen. Lavender House

AND reference work

Martin Edwards. The Life of Crime

Paperback Originals

Poppy Alexander. The Littlest Library

Tom Benjamin. The Hunting Season

Beth Cowan-Erskine. Loch Down Abbey

KJ Dell’Antonia. In Her Boots

Jane Shemlit. The Patient

Patrick Millikin

Michael Connelly. Desert Star.

S.A. Cosby. Razorblade Tears

Ramona Emerson. Shutter

Loren Estleman. Paperback Jack

Dan Fesperman. Winter Work

Sara Gran. The Book of the Most Precious Substance

Gabino Iglesias. The Devil Takes You Home

Deon Meyer. The Dark Flood

Gary Phillips. One-Shot Harry.

Boston Teran. Crippled Jack

John Vercher. After the Lights Go Out.

Karen Shaver

When You Are Mine, by Michael Robotham

Where the Wandering Ends, by Yvette Manessis Corporon

The Enigma of Room 622, by Joel Dicker

The Zero Night by Brian Freeman

All the Broken Places by John Boyne

John Charles

Katie Hays. The Cloisters

Ann Claire. Dead and Gondola.

Taj McCoy. Savvy Sheldon Feels Good

Nita Prose. The Maid

Timothy Janovsky. Never Been Kissed.

Lev AC Rosen. Lavender House

Jacqueline Firkins. Marlowe Banks, Redesigned

Ali Brady. The Beach Trap.

Patrick King

Blitz by Daniel O’Malley

Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi

Dance Among the Flames by Tori Eldridge

We are All the Same in the Dark by Julia Heaberlin

We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker

Spare Man by Mary Robinette Kowal

Nona the Ninth by Tasmyn Muir

Still Waters by Viveca Sten

Box 88 by Charles Cumming

Murder Rule by Dervla McTiernan

Sharon Leonard

Anthony Doerr. Cloud Cuckoo Land

Catherine Adel West. Saving Ruby King

Jason Mott. Hell of a Book

Karen Joy Fowler. Booth

Hanya Yanagihara. To Paradise

Hernan Diaz. Trust

Gabrielle Zevin. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow and Tomorrow

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