Crime Collector’s Book-of-the-Month Club

This club is for the mystery fan who doesn’t like to be pigeon-holed into one particular sub-genre.  We’ll be drawing from a variety of different styles – thrillers, psychological crime novels, hardboiled/noir fiction, police procedurals and more – to provide you with a well-rounded reading experience throughout the year.


January: Hawkins, Rachel. The Heiress

February: Hayes, Terry. The Year of the Locust

March: Ryan, Hank Phillippi. One Wrong Word.

April: Baldacci, David. A Calamity of Souls

May: Graham Moore. The Wealth of Shadows

June: Alex Finlay. If Something Happens to Me

July: Daniel Silva. A Death in Cornwall


January: Reyes, Ana. The House in the Pines

February: Harper, Jane. Exiles.

March: Holmes, Rupert. Murder Your Employer.

April: Adams, Taylor. The Last Word

May: Barry, Dave. Swamp Story

June: Trussoni, Danielle. The Puzzle Master

July: Koryta, Michael. An Honest Man

August: Mejia, Mindy. To Catch a Storm

September: Goldberg, Lee. Malibu Burning

October: David McCloskey. Moscow X

November: Vanessa Lillie. Blood Sisters

December: Tess Gerritsen. The Spy Coast


Jan.:  Koontz, Dean. Quicksilver

Feb: Kistler, Bonnie. The Cage

March: Meltzer, Brad. The Lightning Rod

April: Sandford, John. The Investigator

May: Bohjalian, Chris. The Lioness

June: Pavone, Chris. Two Nights in Lisbon

July: Clark, Julie. The Lies I Tell and Byrne, James. The Gatekeeper

Aug  Iglesias, Gabriel. The Devil Takes You Home

Sept: Raybourn, Deanna. Killers of a Certain Age

Oct: Gentill, Sulari. The Woman in the Library

Nov: O’Connor, Carlene. No Strangers Here

December: Hartov, Stephen. The Last of the Seven (Hanover Square, $26.99).


Jan.:  Tracy, PJ. Deep into the Dark

Feb: Berenson, Alex. The Power Couple

March: Staples, Will. Animals

April:  McClain, Paula. When the Stars Go Dark

May:  Korelitz, Jean Hanff. The Plot

June: Adams, Taylor. Hairpin Bridge

July: Reichs, Kathy. The Bone Code

Aug.: Santlofer, Jonathan. The Last Mona Lisa

Sept. Redmond, Michelle. The Wonder Test

Oct.: Carson, ScottWhere They Wait

Nov: Hall, Rachel Howzell. These Toxic Things


Jan.: Dundas, Chad. The Blaze

Feb. Gardiner, Meg. Dark Corners of the Night

March: Swanson, Peter. Eight Perfect Murders

April:  Black, Cara. Three Hours in Paris

May: Turow, Scott. The Last Trial

June: Young, Heather. The Distant Dead

July: Cosby, SA. Blacktop Wasteland

August: Weiden, David Heska Wanbli. Winter Counts (Ecco $34.99)

Sept: Parish, StanLove and Theft

October: Unger, Lisa. Confessions on the 7:45 6

Nov: Fleishman, Jeffrey. Last Dance

Dec.:  Perry, Thomas. Eddie’s Boy