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Murder By the Book

Previous Book Selections


Click here to view a synopsis of the book selections for January 2018 through June 2024.

Click here to view a synopsis of the book selections for June 2012 through December 2017.


January 2024 - The Never Game (Colton Shaw #1) by Jeffery Deaver
February 2024 - Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier
March 2024 - Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
April 2024 - Everyone Here Is Lying by Shari Lapena
May 2024 - Strange Sally Diamond by Liz Nugent
June 2024 - Zero Days by Ruth Ware

nuary 2024 - The Never Game (Colton Shaw #1) by Jeffery DeaverFebruary 2024 - Jar of Hearts by Jennifer HillierMarch 2024 - Anxious People by Fredrik BackmanApril 2024 - Everyone Here Is Lying by Shari LapenaMay 2024 - Strange Sally Diamond by Liz NugentJune 2024 - Zero Days by Ruth Ware


JanuarySurvive the Night by Riley Sager

February - The 6:20 Man by David Baldacci

March - The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz

April - The Perfect Marriage by Jeneva Rose

May - A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

June - The Perfect Marriage by Jeneva Rose

July - The Family Upstairs (#1) by Lisa Jewell

August - The Overnight Guest by Heather Gudenkauf

September - The Silent Wife (Will Trent #10) by Karin Slaughter


January - The Whisper Man by Alex North

February - The Magpie Murders (Susan Ryeland #1) by Anthony Horowitz

March - Home Before Dark by Riley Sager

April - The Inheritance Games by Jennifer (Lynn) Barnes

May - The Guest List by Lucy Foley

June - The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

July - Never Look Back by Alison Gaylin

August - The Ruins by Scott B. Smith

September - The Survivors by Jane Harper

October - No Exit by Taylor Adams

November - Gone for Good (Det. Annalisa Vega #1) by Joanna Schaffhausen

December - Lost Hills (Eve Ronin #1) by Lee Goldberg


January - The Chain by Adrian McGinty

February - Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell

March - Dry Bones by Craig Johnson

April - Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson

May - The Last Passenger by Charles Finch

June - All the Missing Girls by Meghan Miranda

July - Long Bright River by Liz Moore

August - Pines (Wayward Pines #1) by Blake Couch

September - The Law of Innocence (Mickey Haller #7) by Michael Connelly

October - In The Dark by Loreth Anne White

November - When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole

December - Stillhouse Lake (Stillhouse Lake #1) by Rachel Caine


January - I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney
February - The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton
March - Our House by Louise Candlish
April - Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke

May - The Defense by Steve Cavanagh and The Snow Killer by Ross Greenwood

June - Death is in the Details (Paynes Creek Thriller, Book1) by Heather Sunseri and Don't Make a Sound:  A Sawyer
            Brooks Thriller
 by T.R. Ragan

July - Find Me (Inland Empire Book 1) by Anne Frasier

August - Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

September - The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly

October - Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King

November - The Lucky One by Lori Rader-Day
December - The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides


January - Just Between Us by Rebecca Drake

February - Monkeewrench by P.J. Tracy

March - Prey by Michael Crichton

April - The Broken Girls by Simone St. James

May - The 7-1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

June - The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens
July - Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson
August - It's Always the Husband by Michele Campbell
September - Bone Music by Christopher Rice
October - Believe Me by J.P. Delaney
November - Redemption Road by John Hart
December - Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight



January - The House of Silk:  A Sherlock Holmes Novel by Anthony Horowitz

February - The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen

March - Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan

April - IQ by Joe Ide

May - A Share in Death by Deborah Crombie

June - The Waters of Eternal Youth by Donna Leon

July - One Kick by Chelsea Cain

August - The Zero Game by Brad Meltzer

September - Tell No One by Harlan Coben

October - The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

November - My Sister's Grave by Robert Dugoni

December - Bad Move by Linwood Barclay


January - Dead Irish by John Lescroart

February - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John LeCarre

March - Never Go Back by Lee Child

April - The Kill Switch by James Rollins

May - Touch & Go by Lisa Gardner

June - The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

July - Wonder by R.J. Palacio

August - NYPD Red by James Patterson

September - Vanishing Act by Thomas Perry

October - The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

November - In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

December - The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon


January - The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

February - The Innocent by David Baldacci

March - Rogue Island by Bruce DeSilva

April - The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

May - Identical by Scott Turow

June - The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen

July - Final Jeopardy by Linda Fairstein

August - The Watchman by Robert Crais

September - The Black Echo by Michael Connelly

October - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

November - Marathon Man by William Goldman

December - The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett


January - The Poet by Michael Connelly

February - Death du Jour by Kathy Reichs

March - The Company by Robert Littell

April - The Quiet Game by Greg Iles

May - Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

June - The Intercept by Dick Wolf

July - The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith

August - The Murder Artist by John Case

September - Ripper by Isabel Allende

October - Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

November - A Tap on the Window by Linwood Barclay

December - When The Bough Breaks by Jonathan Kellerman


January - Triptych by Karin Slaughter

February - Murder One by Robert Dugoni

March - Gone by Mo Hayder

April - Still Life by Louise Penny

May - Defending Jacob by William Landay

June - The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton

July - The Last Child by John Hart

August - Help for the Haunted by John Searles

September - The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

October - The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman

November - The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King

December - And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie


January - Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

February - A Drink Before The War by Dennis Lehane

March - Transfer of Power by Vince Flynn

April - Nancy Martin author visit/book signing

May - In The Woods by Tana French

June - The Redbreast by Joe Nesbo

July - Triple Cross by Mark Sullivan

August - Rules of Prey by John Sandford

September - Drowning House by Elizabeth Black

October - The Bone Collector by Jeffrey Deaver

November - Night Fall by Nelson DeMille

December - The Kill Artist by Daniel Silva


June - Mirror Image by Dennis Palumbo

June - Gone, But Not Forgotten by Philip Margolin

July - Sweet Revenge by Diane Mott Davidson

August - Courting Trouble by Lisa Scottoline

September - Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo

October - Heartsick by Chelsea Cain

November - Open Season by C.J. Box

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