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December 2007:

Be Mine by Laura Kasischke  -Suspense 

The Blade Itself by Marcus Sakey  -Suspense 

Firetrap:  A Novel of Suspense by Earl Emerson  -Thriller

The Hooded Hawke  by Karen Harper  -Historical 

The Hunt by Jennifer Sturman  -Amateur Sleuth

Murder 101 by Maggie Barbieri  -Amateur Sleuth 

Night Vision  by Ellen Hart  -Amateur Sleuth

One Last Scream by Kevin O'Brien -Suspense

The River Killings by Merry Jones  -Amateur Sleuth

Shallow Grave by Lori G. Armstrong  -Private Investigator

The Shape Shifter  by Tony Hillerman  -Investigative 

Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn  -Historical 

 

November 2007:

All the Pretty Girls by J.T. Ellison  -Suspense

Beware False Profits by Emilie Richards  -Cozy

The Blonde  by Duane Swierczynski  -Thriller 

The Body in the Ivy  by Katherine Hall Page  -Amateur Sleuth

Brother Odd  by Dean Koontz  -Suspense 

By Blood Written by Steven Womack  -Suspense

The Harrowing by Alexandra Sokoloff  -Suspense

Ice Storm by Anne Stuart  -Thriller

Jane and the Barque of Frailty by Stephanie Barron  -Historical Mystery

Last Seen Leaving  by Kelly Braffet  -Suspense

Maiden Rock  by Mary Logue  -Mystery

The Night Lawyer  by Michelle Spring  -Suspense

Payback  by Jasmine Cresswell  -Romantic Suspense

Probable Cause  by Theresa Schwegel  -Police Procedural

The Shadow Catchers by Thomas Lakeman  -Suspense

The Tomb of Zeus by Barbara Cleverly  -Mystery

Trouble by Jesse Kellerman  -Suspense

Unmanned by Lois Greiman  -Amateur Sleuth

Village Affairs  by Cassandra Chan  -Amateur Sleuth

The Widow  by Carla Neggers  -Romantic Suspense

 

 

October 2007:

American Skin by Ken Bruen -Mystery

Deadly Laws by Jim Michael Hansen  -Suspense

The Devil's Backbone by Kim Wozencraft  -Suspense

Deceit by James Siegel  -Thriller

Dying to be Thin by Kathryn Lilley  -Amateur Sleuth

Fatal Remedies by Donna Leon  -Detective Series

Find Me by Carol O'Connell  -Suspense

Four Kinds of Rain by Robert Ward  -Suspense

The Fright of the Iguana by Linda O. Johnston  -Amateur Sleuth

The Gardens of the Dead by William Brodrick  -Mystery

The Hidden Assassins by Robert Wilson  -Thriller

Master of Souls by Peter Tremayne  -Historical

Murder on the Rebound by Jeffrey Miller  -Mystery

Paint it Black by Janet Fitch  -Suspense

Red Chrysanthemum  by Laura Joh Rowland  -Historical Mystery

Sisters on the Case ed. Sara Paretsky  -Short Mystery Stories

Some Like it Hot Buttered by Jeffrey Cohen  -Mystery

Still As Death by Sarah Stewart Taylor  -Mystery

Stone Butterfly by James D. Doss  -Mystery

Tapped Out by Natalie M. Roberts  -Cozy

A Tisket, a Tasket, a Fancy Stolen Casket by Fran Rizer  -Amateur Sleuth

 

 

September 2007:

The Artic Event by James H Cobb  -Thriller

Blue Justice by Illona Haus  -Suspense

California Life and Fire by Don Winslow  -Investigative

Capital Crimes  by Jonathan and Faye Kellerman  -Mystery

The Collectors by David Baldacci  -Thriller

Copy Cat by Erica Spindler  -Suspense

Cross  by James Patterson  -Suspense 

Death of a Writer by Michael Collins  -Suspense

Die For Me by Karen Rose  -Suspense

The Drowning Man by Margaret Coel  -Investigative

Exile by Richard North Patterson  -Suspense 

A Fly Has a Hundred Eyes by Aileen G. Baron  -Historical Mystery

Hundred-Dollar Baby by Robert B. Parker  -Private Eye

Innocent in Death by J D Robb  -Suspense

Kidnapped by Jan Burke  -Investigative

Killer Dreams  by Iris Johansen  -Thriller  (Review one Review two)

Memories Are Murder  by Lou Allin  -Mystery

The Mephisto Club by Tess Gerritsen  -Suspense

The Missing by Sarah Langan  -Supernatural Suspense

The Mortician's Daughter by Elizabeth Bloom  -Mystery

One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson  -Suspense

The Pawn by Steven James  -Suspense

A Perfect Grave by Rick Mofina  -Suspense

Pictures by Robert Daley  -Thriller 

Spurred Ambition by Twist Phelan  -Mystery

Sucker Punch by Marc Strange  -Mystery

True Evil  by Greg IIes  -Suspense 

Who's Kitten Who by Cynthia Baxter  -Cozy

 

August 2007:

The Concrete Maze by Steven Torres  -Suspense

Dead Right  by Brenda Novak  -Romantic Suspense

Dying Light  by Stuart MacBride  -Investigative

The Hard Way by Carol Lea Benjamin  -Private Investigator

Keeper of the Keys  by Perri O'Shaughnessy  -Suspense 

Killer Deal by Sheryl J. Anderson  -Amateur Sleuth

Love, Lies, and Liquor  by M. C. Beaton  -Cozy Mystery 

Mr. Lucky by James Swain  -Investigative 

Mask Market by Andrew Vachss  -Thriller

The Night Gardener by George Pelecanos  -Suspense

Prey For a Miracle  by Aimee and David Thurlo  -Amateur Sleuth

Proof Positive by Phillip Margolin  -Thriller

Saks & Violins by Mary Daheim  -Cozy

A Stolen Season by Steve Hamilton  -Suspense

Stripped by Brian Freeman  -Police Procedural

Too Hot to Handle by Mary Jane Maffini  -Amateur Sleuth

Taken by Chris Jordan  -Suspense

Terror Town  by Stuart M. Kaminsky  -Investigative

Traceless by Debra Webb  -Romantic Suspense

Wash This Blood Clean From My Hand by Fred Vargas  -Police Procedural

What Came Before He Shot Her  by Elizabeth George  -Suspense

Winter's Child  by Margaret Maron  -Mystery

You Have the Right to Remain Puzzled by Parnell Hall  -Amateur Sleuth 

 

July 2007:

The Book of the Dead  by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child  -Horror

Brush With Death  by Hailey Lind  -Mystery

Chemistry of Death by Simon Beckett  -Suspense

Cover Your Assets by Patricia Smiley  -Investigative Mystery

Crossfire by Miyuki Miyabe  -Thriller

Darkness and Light  by John Harvey  -Suspense

Echo Park by Michael Connelly  -Investigative

Errors and Omissions  by Paul Goldstein  -Suspense

A Field of Darkness  by Cornelia Read  -Investigative

The Mark by Jason Pinter  -Paranormal Suspense

Never End  by Åke Edwardson  -Police Procedural

The Ruins by Scott Smith  -Horror

The Skin Gods by Richard Montanari  -Suspense

Snow Blind by P. J. Tracy  -Investigative Suspense

A Student of Living Things  by Susan Richards Shreve -Suspense

The Summit  by Kat Martin  -Romantic Suspense

A Thousand Bones by P. J. Parrish  -Police Procedural

TripTych  by Karin Slaughter  -Suspense

Twenty Questions by Alison Clement  -Suspense

Until the Day You Die  by Tina Wainscott  -Suspense

Vanishing Point  by Marcia Muller  -Private Investigator

 

 

June 2007:

The Betrayed by David Hosp  -Thriller

Blue Screen by Robert B. Parker  -Investigative

Christietown by Susan Kandel  -Historical

Cut to the Bone by Shane Gericke  -Police Procedural

Cut to the Quick by Joan Boswell  -Mystery

Dead on Arrival  by Lori Avocato  -Amateur Sleuth

Don't I Know You? by Karen Shepard  -Mystery

Fatal Laws by Jim Michael Hansen  -Suspense

Hannibal Rising by Thomas Harris  -Suspense 

Heart of the World by Linda Barnes  -Private Investigator

Hit Parade by Lawrence Block  -Anthology

In the Dark of Night by John Saul  -Horror

It Might Have Been What He Said  by Eden Collinsworth  -Suspense

The Last Nightingale by Anthony Flacco  -Historical

Leaning To Kill by Ed McBain  -Short Stories

Married to a Stranger by Patricia MacDonald  -Suspense

Messenger of Truth by Jacqueline Winspear  -Mystery

The Midnight Road  by Tom Piccirilli  -Suspense

Mr. Dixon Disappears by Ian Sansom  -Mystery

The Serial Killers Club by Jeff Povey  -Thriller 

Sleeping With Fear by Kay Hooper  -Suspense

Tailed by Brian Wiprud  -Mystery

The Tunnels by Michael Gagnon  -Suspense

Vanished by Karen Robards  -Romantic Suspense

The War Against Miss Winter by Kathryn Miller Haines -Historical Mystery

Wicked Break  by Jeff Shelby  -Private Investigator

Without Consent  by Kathryn Fox  -Mystery

 

May 2007:

Angels Fall by Nora Roberts  -Suspense

The Darkest Place by Daniel Judson  -Suspense

A Dog About Town by J. F. Englert  -Cozy

Gates of Hades by Greg Loomis  -Thriller

Getting Old Is Criminal by Rita Lakin  -Amateur Sleuth

Here She Lies by Kate Pepper -Suspense

The Husband by Dean Koontz  -Suspense

The Interpretation of Murder by Jed Rubenfeld  -Historical

Killer Instinct by Joseph Finder  -Suspense 

Lifeless by Mark Billingham  -Investigative

Like A Dog With A Bone by Lee Charles Kelley  -Mystery

Lucky Strike by Pat Wilson & Kris Wood  -Mystery

Murder Unleashed  by Elaine Viets  -Amateur Sleuth

Never Fear by Scott Frost  -Suspense

Nightlife by Thomas Perry  -Suspense 

Piece of My Heart by Peter Robinson  -May Investigative

In Plain Sight by C. J. Box  -Investigative

The Screaming Room by Thomas O'Callaghan  -Investigative

The Second Horseman by Kyle Mills  -Thriller

See Delphi and Die by Lindsey Davis  -Historical

Shamus in the Green Room by Susan Kandel  -Amateur Sleuth

Stone Rain by Linwood Barclay  -Suspense

Swapping Paint by Joyce and Jim Lavene  -Amateur Sleuths

Too Darn Hot by Sandra Scoppettone  -Private Investigator

Trial and Error by Paul Levine  -Legal Thriller

The Wrong Man by John Katzenbach  -Suspense

 

April 2007:

Above Ground by Don Easton  -Suspense

Beach Road by J. Patterson and P. De Jonge  -Suspense 

Bleeding Hearts by Susan Wittig Albert   -Mystery 

Born In Death  by J D Robb  -Mystery 

Consigned to Death  by Jane K. Cleland  -Mystery

Dead Watch by John Sandford  -Political Intrigue 

Diary of a Serial Killer by Ed Gaffney  -Suspense

The 5th Horseman by J. Patterson and M. Paetro  -April Suspense

Final Sins by Michael Prescott  -Suspense

Ice Blue by Anne Stuart -Suspense

The King of Lies by John Hart  -Suspense

The Lost van Gough by A. J. Zerries  -Investigative

A Necessary Evil by Alex Kava  -Suspense

Night of the Jaguar by Michael Gruber  -Supernatural Thriller

Pretty Girl Gone by David Housewright  -Private Investigator

Promise Not to Tell by Jennifer McMahon -Ghost/Suspense

The Science of Sherlock Holmes by E. J. Wagner  -Non fiction

Second Sight  by Amanda Quick  -Romantic Suspense

Sequence by Lori Andrews  -Thriller

Shadow Man by Cody McFadyen  -Suspense

Short Straw by Stuart Woods  -Mystery

Smoked by Patrick Quinlan  -Thriller

Target by Stella Cameron  -Suspense

Tomb Of The Golden Bird by Elizabeth Peters  -Mystery

Trouble in Bloom by Heather Webber  -Amateur Sleuth
 

 

March 2007:

18 Seconds by George Shuman  -Suspense

The Alpine Recluse by Mary Daheim  -Amateur Sleuth

The Bee's Kiss by Barbara Cleverly  -Historical Mystery

The Big Bamboo by Tim Dorsey  -Mystery

The Bookwoman's Last Fling  by John Dunning  -Mystery

Catalogue of Death by Jo Dereske  -Mystery

Dead Days of Summer by Carolyn Hart  -Amateur Sleuth

Deadly Advice by Roberta Isleib  -Suspense

The Dollmaker by Amanda Stevens  -Suspense

Escape Clause by James O. Born  -Thriller 

The Hard Way by Lee Child  -Thriller

Hello, Stranger by Virginia Swift  -Mystery

Kill Me by Stephen White  -Suspense 

Killed by Clutter by Leslie Caine  -Amateur Sleuth

The Lost Gardens by Anthony Eglin  -Mystery

Mourning Dove by Aimee & David Thurlo  -Investigative

Oh Danny Boy by Rhys Bowen  -Historical 

Prior Bad Acts by Tami Hoag  -Suspense

Prisoner of Memory by Denise Hamilton  -Investigative

Promise Me by Harlan Coben  -Suspense

Sea Change by Robert Parker  -Investigative

The Wrong Kind of Blood by Declan Hughes  -Mystery

 

February 2007:

All In One Piece by Cecilia Tishy  -Domestic Mystery

Dark Assassin by Anne Perry  -Historical

Dead Head by Allen Wyler  -Thriller

Death Without Company by Craig Johnson  -Investigative

End of Story by Peter Abrahams  -Suspense

Final Truth by Mariah Stewart  -Suspense

A Garden of Vipers by Jack Kerley  -Investigative

Hardscrabble Road by Jane Haddam  -Mystery

High Priestess by David Skibbins  - Mystery

Holmes on the Range by Steve Hockensmith  -Historical Mystery

The Interview Room by Roderick Anscombe  -Suspense

Kingdom Come by Tim Green  -Thriller

Midas by Russell Andrews  -Thriller 

Murder Unfolds by Sharon Short  -Amateur Sleuth

No Good Deeds by Laura Lippman  -Private Investigator

Right From the Gecko by Cynthia Baxter  -Amateur Sleuth

Shadows in the Starlight by Elaine Cunningham  -Fantasy

Shiver by Lisa Jackson  -Suspense

Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog  by Boris Akunin -Victorian Mystery

Slipping Into Darkness by Peter Blauner  -Suspense

Speak of the Devil by Richard Hawke  -Noir Thriller

To Love and to Perish by Laura Durham  -Amateur Sleuth 

 

January 2007:

7 Deadly Wonders by Matthew Reilly  -Thriller 

74 Miles Away by J. D. Carpenter  -Mystery

Capitol Murder by William Bernhardt  -Legal Thriller

Dead Giveaway by Brenda Novak  --Romantic Suspense

Deadly Sin by James Hawkins -Investigative

Death of a Dreamer  by M. C. Beaton  -Mystery

Dirty Blonde by Lisa Scottoline  -Legal Thriller

Dying to be Famous by David Hiltbrand  --Investigative 

The Finishing School by Michele Martinez  -Suspense

Gone by Lisa Gardner  -Suspense

A Hole in Juan by Gillian Roberts  -Mystery

How To Seduce A Ghost by Hope McIntyre  -Mystery 

Killing Spree by Kevin O'Brien  -Suspense 4.25 bolts

The Night Journal  by Elizabeth Crook  -Historical Mystery

No Dominion by Charlie Huston  -Vampire Thriller

The Only Pure Thing by Patrick Hyde  -Legal Thriller

Point Blank by Catherine Coulter  -Thriller 

Protector by Laurel Dewey -Suspense

Sight Unseen by Robert Goddard  -Mystery

Smoke by Lisa Miscione  -Suspense 

Sorrow's Anthem by Michael Kortya  -Mystery

Target Earth by Gary W. Babb -Science Fiction

The Two Minute Rule by Robert Crais  -Thriller