First Mystery Club

Excellent for collectors interested in hot new voices, but also for readers who want to try something new without just guessing what’s worthwhile. Range is US, UK, or Canadian. 12 selections are made each calendar year. They do not arrive on any regular schedule.


February: Sarah Pearse. The Sanatorium.

January: Julie Carrick Dalton. Waiting for the Night Song.


January: Chris Hauty. Deep State

February: Horby, Gill. Miss Austen

March: Bentley, Don. Without Sanction

April: Sligar, Sara. Take Me Apart

May: Wright, Lawrence. The End of October

June: Serritella, Francesca. The Ghosts of Harvard

July: Clark, Julie. The Last Flight

August: Neubauer, Erica. Murder at the Mena House.

September: Pavesi, Alex. The Eighth Detective

October: Osman, Richard. The Thursday Murder Club

November: Brian Selfon. The Nightworkers

December: Matthew Hart. Russian Pink