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April 2015

Kate Fellowes, “Bargaining Chip” in Fish or Cut Bait, Ramona DeFelice Long, ed., Sisters in Crime Guppies Chapter


March 2015

Nancy Bilyeau, The Tapestry, Touchstone/Simon & Schuster

January 2015

Karen Harper, Broken Bonds, Mira

December 2014

Maggie King, Murder at the Book Group, Simon & Schuster

November 2014

Craig Faustus Buck, “Honeymoon Sweet” in Murder on the Beach, Dana Cameron, ed., Down and Out Books II

Karen Harper, Forbidden Ground, Mira Books

October 2014

Marguerite Ashton, Led By Lies, Criminal Lines Publishing via Smashwords

Sarah Shaber, Louise’s Blunder, Severn House

September 2014

Richard Brawer, Love’s Sweet Sorrow, Vinspire Publishing

Rob Brunet, Stinking Rich, Down & Out Books

Karen Harper, Shattered Secrets, Mira Books

Carol J. Perry, Caught Dead Handed, Kensington

Marcia Talley, Tomorrow’s Vengeance, Severn House,

Mary Miley, Silent Murders, St. Martin’s/Minotaur

C.L. Pauwels, Forty & Out, Deadly Writes Publishing LLC

Lea Wait, Shadows on a Maine Christmas, Perseverance Press,

Wendy Worthington, “A Nice Cup of Homicide” in A Nice Cup of Murder, Jess Faraday, ed., Elm Books

Elizabeth Zelvin, Voyage of Strangers, Lake Union

August 2014

Nancy J. Cohen, Warrior Lord, Wild Rose Press

E. R. Dillon, Ayrshire Murders, Five Star

Norma Lehr, Deadly Shuffle, Camel Press

Margaret Maron, Designated Daughters, Grand Central

Nancy Martin, A Little Night Murder, New American Library, Penguin

Basia Prescott, Planetarium (from the Chicago Book of Prophecies), August Books, Inc.

L.J. Sellers, Deadly Bonds (A Detective Jackson Mystery), Thomas & Mercer


July 2014

Craig Faustus Buck, “Buckshot,” Crooked Shift

Leslie Budewitz, Crime Rib, Berkley Prime Crime

N. M. Cedeno, All in Her Head, Lucky Bat Books

Laurie Cass, Tailing a Tabby, NAL

Dawn Eastman, Be Careful What You Witch For, Penguin/Berkley Prime Crime

Jessie Crockett, Maple Mayhem, Berkley Prime Crime

Anna Loan-Wilsey, A Sense of Entitlement, Kensington Publishing

Lori Rader-Day, The Black Hour, Seventh Street Books

JL Simpson, Lost Cause—A Daisy Dunlop Mystery, Taliesin Publishing

Kate White, Eyes on You, Harper Books

Reba White Williams, Angels, The Story Plant

June 2014

Donis A. Casey, Hell with the Lid Blown Off: An Alafair Tucker Mystery, Poisoned Pen Press

Anna Castle, Murder by Misrule, Anna Castle,

Marlene Chabot, Death at the Bar X Ranch, North Star Press

Christine DeSmet, Hot Fudge Frame-Up, Penguin Random House

Karen Dionne, The Killing: Uncommon Denominator, Titan Books

Regina Fagan, Leave Me on a Sunday, Createspace,

Richard Godwin, Noir City, Atlantis

Judy Howard, Masada’s Marine, Judy Howard Publishing,

Rachel Howzell Hall, Land of Shadows, Forge

Gin Jones, A Dose of Death, Gemma Halliday Publishing

A R Kennedy, Gone But Not Goodbye, Createspace

Jackie King, The Corpse Who Walked in the Door, Deadly Niche Press

Sheila Lowe, Inkslingers Ball, Suspense Publishing

Clare F. Price, Web of Betrayal, CFP Media Group, LLC,

Mark Troy, The Splintered Paddle, Five Star Publishing

James W. Ziskin, No Stone Unturned: An Ellie Stone Mystery, Seventh Street Books


May 2014

Sparkle Abbey, Fifty Shades of Greyhound, Bell Bridge Books

Alan Beechey, This Private Plot: An Oliver Swithin Mystery, Poisoned Pen Press

Rob Brunet, “What Friends Are For” in Exiles: An Outsider Anthology, Paul D. Brazill, ed., Blackwitch Press

Craig Faustus Buck, Psycho Logic, Stark Raving Publishing

R. Barri Flowers, “Vandals 2 (A Young Adult Short Story) and Fractured Trust: A Renee Steele Legal Mystery, Kindle

Toni Goodyear, “Heart Surgery,” in Carolina Crimes: 19 Tales of Lust, Love, and Longing, Karen Pullen, ed., Wildside Press

Elissa Grodin, Death by Hitchcock, Cozy Cat Press

R.J. Harlick, Silver Totem of Shame, Dundurn,

Diane Gilbert Madsen, The Conan Doyle Notes: The Secret of Jack the Ripper, MX Publishing / London

Edith Maxwell, 'Til Dirt Do Us Part, Kensington Publishing

Arlene Kay, “Swann Dive” in The Boston Uncommons Mysteries Book 1, ImaJinn Books

Arthur Kerns, The African Contract, a Hayden Stone Thriller, Diversion Book

Mary Beth Magee, Death in the Daylilies, Smashwords

Catriona McPherson, The Day She Died, Midnight Ink

Cherie O’Boyle, Fire at Will’s, I Street Press

Susan Oleksiw, For the Love of Parvati: An Anita Ray Mystery, Five Star/Gale, Cengage

Katherine Hall Page, Small Plates, Wm Morrow

Barbara Ross, Boiled Over, Kensington

D. E. Royce, Whom Evil Touches, CreateSpace

L.J. Sellers, The Target (An Agent Dallas Thriller), Spellbinder Press

Patricia Skalka, Death Stalks Door County, University of Wisconsin Press/ Terrace Books

Elaine Viets, Catnapped!, Obsidian

April 2014

Connie Archer, A Roux of Revenge, Berkley Prime Crime

Susanna Calkins, From the Charred Remains, St.Martin’s Press/Minotaur Books

Nancy J. Cohen, Hanging by a Hair, Five Star

Janet Feduska Cole, Dead Letter: Addressee Unknown, Pegasus Books

Kimberly Derting, The Taking, Harper Teen

Anne Frasier, Stay Dead, Thomas & Mercer

Debra H. Goldstein, “Early Frost” in The Birmingham Arts Journal, P and “The Rabbi’s Wife Stayed Home” in Mysterical-E

J.M. Hayes, The Spirit and the Skull, Poisoned Pen Press

Naomi Hirahara, Murder on Bamboo Lane, Berkley Prime Crime

James M Jackson, Cabin Fever, Barking Rain Press

Sybil Johnson, “Annual Marriage Test” in Mysterical-E

Arlene Kay, Swann Dive, Belle Bridge Books

Pat Krapf, Brainwash, Thunder Glass Press

Sylvia A. Nash, Benjamin’s Ghosts, CreateSpace, Kindle

Sandra Orchard, Perilous Waters, Love Inspired Suspense

Amy Ray, Dangerous Denial, Barking Rain Press

Clea Simon, Panthers Play for Keeps, Poisoned Pen Press

Marta Tandori, No Hard Feelings, A Kate Stanton Mystery, Amazon

Lea Wait, Uncertain Glory, Islandport Press

Reba White Williams, Fatal Impressions, The Story Plant


March 2014

Shannon Baker, Broken Trust, Midnight Ink

Mike Bove, Stinger Maguire, Mike Bove at CreateSpace

Kait Carson, Murder in the Multiples, Mako Graphics

Vannetta Chapman, Murder Simply Brewed, Zondervan

Annette Dashofy, Circle of Influence, Henery Press

Nancy DeMarco, Saving Gracie, Amazon Kindle, Smashwords

Rebecca Jean Downey, Devil Eye, Tate Publishing

Michele Drier, Book Seven of The Kandesky Vampire Chronicles, SNAP: White Nights, Kindle, Nook, Kobo

Diane Fanning, Chain Reaction, Severn House

Toni Goodyear, “Melting Pot,” Kings River Life

Max Gordon, Live Free or Die, Gallimaufry & Farrago

Molly MacRae, Spinning in Her Grave, NAL/Obsidian

Alyssa Maxwell, Murder at The Breakers, Kensington

Becky Michael, “Romantivores” inEllery Queen Mystery Magazine

Claire A. Murray, “Miss Aggie’s Pigs” in Kings River Life Magazine

Kwei Quartey, Murder at Cape Three Points, Soho Press

Sandra Parshall, Poisoned Ground, Poisoned Pen Press

Clea Simon, Grey Howl, Severn House

H. A. Somerled, Angel’s Betrayal, BTGN

Triss Stein, Brooklyn Graves, Poisoned Pen Press

Anne R. Tan, Raining Men and Corpses, Amazon Kindle

Pamela Turner, The Ripper’s Daughter, BlackWyrm Publishing

William E. Wallace, The Jade Bone Jar, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform


February 2014

Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli, A Tough Nut to Kill, Berkley Prime Crime

Donna Chaffee, Overboard: A Novel, CreateSpace

Nancy J. Cohen, Writing the Cozy Mystery, Orange Grove Press

Sheila Connolly, Scandal in Skibbereen, Berkley Prime Crime

Kim Cooper, The Kept Girl, Esotouric Ink

Deborah Doucette, The Forgotten Roses, Owl Canyon Press

R. Barri Flowers, Out for Blood: Transylvanica High Series, Book 2

Connie Flynn, Know When to Run, CKF Enterprises

Christina Glendenning, The Rattlesnake Vote, Self

Jana Hollifield, The Problem with Goodbye, Martin Brown Publishers

Steve Liskow, Postcards of the Hanging, Create Space

Kori D. Miller, Deadly Sins: A Dezeray Jackson Mini-Series, Back Porch Writer Press

Shirley Rousseau Murphy, The Cat, the Devil, and Lee Fontana, William Morrow

Tempa Pagel, They Danced by the Light of the Moon, Five Star/Gale

Linda Townsdin, Focused on Murder, A Spirit Lake Mystery, Amazon

Camilla Crespi Trinchieri, The Breakfast Club Murder, Five Star

Susan Union, Rode to Death, Koehler Books


January 2014

Susan Bernhardt, The Ginseng Conspiracy, MuseItUp Publishing

Paula Gail Benson, “Ghost of a Chance” in A Tall Ship, a Star, and Plunder, Robert Krog, ed., Dark Oak Press

W.K. Blais, School of the Assassins, Sea Bird Press/Kindle

Bonnie J. Cardone, Murder Dives the Caribbean, Sea Scenes

Joelle Charbonneau, Independent Study, Houhton Mifflin Harcourt for Young Readers and A Chorus Lineup, Berkley Prime Crime

Judith Travis Copek, Festival Madness, Createspace

Jordan Dane, Crystal Fire, Harlequin Teen

Danielle Lenee Davis, The Protector

Sandra de Helen, The Hounding, McCorkle Ink

Catherine Dilts, Stone Cold Dead, Five Star

Mary Anne Edwards, Brilliant Disguise, Sellem Books

Elisabeth Elo, North of Boston, Pamela Dorman Books/Viking

Lisa Fernow, Dead on Her Feet, Booktrope

R. Barri Flowers, Out for Blood: Transylvanica High Series, Book 2, A

Lyn Fraser, Debits and Credits, Mainly Murder Press

Teresa Inge, “Guide to Murder” and “Shopping for Murder” in Virginia is for Mysteries, Koehler Publishing

Maggie King, “A Not So Genteel Murder” in Virginia is for Mysteries, Koehler Books

Harry James Krebs, Vengeance is Mine, Peak City Publishing

G.M. Malliet, “Home for the Holidays” in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

Mary Marks, Forget Me Knot, Kensington

Anne Loader McGee, The Mystery of the Missing Ming, Vendera Publishing/USALori Ryan, Ever Hopeful, Cara Shannon

Bryan Robinson, Limestone Gumption, Gale/Five Star Publishing

Terry Shames, The Last Death of Jack Harbin, Seventh Street Books

Linda Thornburg,, “Obsession” in Virginia is for Mysteries, Koehler Books

Tracy Weber, Murder Strikes a Pose, Midnight Ink

Heather Weidner, “Washed Up” in Virginia is for Mysteries, Koehler Books


December 2013

Jill Amadio, Digging Too Deep, Mainly Murder Press

Maggi Andersen, Taming A Gentleman Spy—The Spies of Mayfair, Knox Robinson Publishing Ltd.

Gail M Baugniet,With Fiery Vengeance Anger Burns Deep

Janis Bolster, Doubles,Reck House Press

Regina Fagan, The Christine Murders, Createspace

S. Furlong-Bolliger, “Murder in Fairview” and “Fairview Fugitive” in Over My Dead Body! Magazine and Murder on Consignment, Martin Sisters Publishing

Tina Glasneck, Angels Cry, Vie La Publishing House, LLC

Jonnie Jacobs, Lying With Strangers, Five Star

Liz Jasper, Underdead with a Vengeance, Liz Jasper

Janice Law, The Prisoner of the Riviera,

Paul Levine, State vs. Lassiter, Nittany Valley Productions, Inc.

Liz Lipperman, Chicken Caccia-Killer, Story Vault

Rosemary & Larry Mild “The Joss at Table Twelve” & “Adrift on Kaneohe Bay”

Gail Baugniet & Laurie Hanan, Mystery in Paradise: 13 Tales of Suspense, CreateSpace

Carolyn Mulford, Show Me the Deadly Deer, Five Star/Gale, Cengage

Patricia Flaherty Pagan “Flooding”in Spry Literary Journal,

Sharon Pape, Sketcher in the Rye, Berkley InterMix

Kate Parker, The Vanishing Thief, Berkley Prime Crime

Martha Reed, “Strangler Fig” in Lucky Charms—12 Crime Tales, Ramona DeFelice Long, ed., Mary Roberts Rinehart Pittsburgh Chapter of SinC, Inc.

Priscilla J. Royal, Covenant with Hell, Poisoned Pen Press

Steve Shrott, Audition for Death, Cozy Cat Press

Marsha Stephens,Edge of Deception, CreateSpace/Amazon

Sandra Tooley, The Tunnel, Full Moon Publishing LLC

Diane Vallere, The Brim Reaper, Polyester Press


November 2013

E.A. Aymar, I’ll Sleep When You’re Dead, Black Opal Books

Lisa Black, The Price of Innocence, Severn House
Bonnie J. Cardone, Murder Dives the Bahamas, Kindle
Sally Carpenter, The Sinister Sitcom Caper, Cozy Cat Press
Michael Cavender, Revenge on the Fly, CreateSpace
Theresa Crater, The Star Family, Crystal Star Publishing
Kathi Daley, Christmas Crazy, KDP Publishing
Marianne H. Donley, “Tomato Blight” in Once Around the Sun, A.E. Decker, ed., Bethlehem Writers Group
Karen Harper, Upon A Winter’s Night, Mira Books
Charlotte Hinger, Hidden Heritage, Poisoned Pen Press

Judy Hogan, Farm Fresh and Fatal, Mainly Murder Press

Joyce Mason, The Crystal Ball, New Inkarnation Media

Edith Maxwell, “Breaking the Silence” in Best New England Crime Stories 2014, Mark Ammons, Kat Fast, Barb Ross, Leslie Wheeler, eds., Level Best Books
Neely Powell, True Nature, The Wild Rose Press
Cathi Stoler, 22, Glenmere Press and Keeping Secrets, Camel Press
E. F. Watkins, Hex, Death & Rock’n’Roll—A Quinn Matthews Haunting Mystery, Amber Quill Press, LLC


October 2013

Peg Brantley, The Sacrifice, Bark Publishing, LLC

Dr. David Ciambrone, Chimera, White Bird Press
Sheila Connolly, Golden Malicious, BerkleyPrime Crime

Carolyn Hughey, Gossip Girl: Murder & Mayhem, Kindle Worlds

K. A. Laity, A Cut-Throat Business: A Chastity Flame Adventure, Tirgearr Publishing
Julie Anne Lindsey, Deceived, Merit Press
M. E. May, “Uncle Vito and the Cheerleader” in Speed City Indiana Chapter Sisters in Crime’s Hoosier Hoops and Hijinx, Brenda Stewart & Tony Perona, eds., Cardinal Publishing

Sue McGinty, Murder in Mariposa Bay, Createspace

Mary Ann Mogus, Hiddwn Alliances, Wings-E Press
Heidi Noroozy, “Trading Places” in Nautilus Magazine
Cathi Stoler, Keeping Secrets**, Camel Press
Kathryn R. Wall, St. John’s Folly, Bella Rosa Books

September 2013

Kathryn J. Bain, Beautiful Imperfection, Pelican Book Group

Christine DeSmet, First-Degree Fudge**, New American Library

Shelley Freydont, Silent Knife, Berkley Prime Crime

Libby Fischer Hellmann, Havana Lost, The Red Herrings Press

Laurie R. King, The Bones of Paris, Bantam Books

Anna Loan-Wilsey, Anything But Civil, Kensington

Barbara Ross, Clammed Up: A Maine Clambake Mystery, Kensington

Hank Philippi Ryan, The Wrong Girl, Forge Books

Eleanor Sullivan, Graven Images, A Singular Village Mystery, Yesteryear, A Wyatt-MacKenzie Imprint

August 2013

Leslie Budewitz, Death al Dente, Berkley Prime Crime

Zoe Burke, Jump the Gun: An Annabelle Starkey Mystery**, Poisoned Pen Press

Sam Cabot, Blood of the Lamb, Penguin Blue Rider

Vicki Delany, A Cold White Sun, Poisoned Pen Press

Dawn Eastman, Pall in the Family, Berkley

Shelley Freydont, Cold Turkey a Celebration Bay Mystery *(novella), Berkley Prime Crime

Michelle Gagnon, Don’t Look Now, Harper Teen

Gigi Pandian, Artifact: A Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt Mystery, Henery Press

Marcia Talley, Dark Passage, Severn House

Maggie Toussaint, Dime if I Know, Five Star

Christine A. Wenger, Do or Diner, Penguin/Obsidian

Lauren Willig, The Passion of the Purple Plumeria, NAL


July 2013

Bonnie Jean Cardone, “The Last of the Recycled Cycads” in SinC/LA’s Last Exit to Murder, Darrell James, Linda O. Johnston,
Tammy Kaehler, eds. p,e

Bonnie Jean Cardone, The Bride Wore Black, Kindle

Jessie Chandler, Pickle in the Middle Murder**, Midnight Ink

Meg Waite Clayton, The Wednesday Daughters, Random House/Ballantine, Dreamscape, Center Point

Kathleen Delaney, Murder by Syllabub**, Camel Press

Kristen Elise Ph.D., The Vesuvius Isotope, Murder Lab Press

S. Furlong-Bolliger, “Another Murder Undone” in Woman’s World Magazine

M. E. May, Inconspicuous, M&B Literary CreationsHelen Macie Osterman, Locked Within, an Emma Winberry Mystery, Oak Tree Press

Helen Macie Osterman, Locked Within, an Emma Winberry Mystery, Oak Tree Press

Terry Shames, A Killing at Cotton Hill, Seventh Street Books/Prometheus


June 2013

Sparkle Abbey, Yip/Tuck, Bell Bridge Books

Mike Befeler, Care Homes Are Murder, Five Star

Dee Brice’s It Takes a Thief** won Ellora’s Cave Sleeping with the Enemy Award.

Warren Bull, Killer Eulogy, Untreed Reads, and “Dream Job” in Dandelions of Mars, Jean Goldstrom, ed., Whortleberry Press

Joelle Charbonneau, The Testing***, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children’s

Sheila Connolly, Monument to the Dead, Berkley Prime Crime

Shelley Costa, You Cannoli Die Once, Simon and Schuster Pocket Books

Lori Rader Day, The Black Hour, Seventh Street Books

Krista Davis, The Diva Frosts a Cupcake, Berkley Prime Crime

Donna Del Oro, Lies in Wait*, Musa Publishing

S. Furlong-Bolliger, Booneville Retribution, Untreed Reads

Beth Groundwater, Fatal Descent, Midnight Ink

Danelle Helget, Destroyed and Detained, North Star Press

Peg Herring, The Lady Flirts with Death, Five Star

Theresa M. Jarvela, Home for the Murder, North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc.,

Kim Kash, Ocean City Lowdown

Karen Keskinen, Blood Orange, Thomas Dunne/ Minotaur Press

Eleanor Kuhns, Death of a Dyer, Minotaur Press

Bette Golden Lamb & J. J. Lamb, Bone Pit, Two Black Sheep Productions

D.A. Lampi, Shadow Play, North Star Press

Jeanne Matthews, Her Boyfriend’s Bones, Poisoned Pen Press

Darden North, Wiggle Room**, Satoris Literary Group

Bernadette Pajer, Capacity for Murder, Poisoned Pen Press

Cora J Ramos, Dance the Dream Awake, Oak Tree Press

Susan Reiss, Tarnished Silver, Ink & Imagination, Amazon

Morgan St. James & Meredith Holland’s Who’s Got the Money? won USA Best Books Award in the Chick Lit category.

Mickie Turk’s The Delilah Case was a 2012 Amazon/Penguin Contest Finalist.

Reba White Williams, Restrike, Delos


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The Docket appears in our quarterly newsletter, the InSinC Quarterly.  Any announcements for new books (please, no reprints), short stories, articles and plays (all relating to mysteries), also nominations and awards, may be submitted to inSinC Editor, Molly Weston, by filling out the new form on this website. You will need ready:

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