GOLDEN GATE MYSTERIES: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CRIME FICTION
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Adler, M. A.
In the shadow of lies. Berkeley, Calif.: She Writes Press, 2014. 359 pp. [Summary (from publisher’s website)]

Allende, Isabel.
Ripper. New York: Harper, 2014. 478 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Averbeck, Jim.
A Hitch at the Fairmont. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014. 416 pp. [Summary]

Beaumont, Maegan.
* Sacrificial muse. Woodbury, Minn.: Midnight Ink, 2014. 378 pp. [Summary (from publisher’s website)]
* Promises to keep. Woodbury, Minn.: Midnight Ink, 2015. [Summary (from publisher’s website)] [forthcoming, August 2015]

Belcamino, Kristi.
Blessed are the dead. New York: Witness Impulse, 2014. 288 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]
Blessed are the meek. New York: Witness Impulse, 2014. 330 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Blackwell, Juliet.
A vision in velvet. New York: Obsidian, 2014. (A Witchcraft Mystery #6) [Summary (from author’s website)]
Keeper of the castle. New York: Obsidian, 2014. (A Haunted Home Renovation Mystery #5) [Summary (from author’s website)]

Carlisle, Kate.
The book stops here. New York: Obsidian, 2014. (A Bibliophile Mystery #8) 323 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]
* Ripped from the pages. New York: Obsidian, 2015. (A Bibliophile Mystery #9) 304 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)] [forthcoming, June 2015]

Conrad, Hy.
Mr. Monk gets on board. New York: Obsidian, 2014. 276 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]
Mr. Monk is open for business. New York: Obsidian, 2014. 273 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]
Mr. Monk and the new lieutenant. New York: Obsidian, 2015.

Corbett, David.
* The mercy of the night. Seattle, Wash.: Thomas & Mercer, 2015. [forthcoming, April 2015]

Crouch, Janie.
Primal instinct. Don Mills, Ont.: Harlequin, 2014. 217 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Donoghue, Emma.
Frog music. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2014. 405 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Downing, David.
Jack of spies. New York: Soho, 2014. 338 pp. [Summary]

Draine, Betsy, and Michael Hinden.
The body in Bodega Bay. Madison, Wis.: Terrace Books, 2014.

Ericson, Carol.
The bridge. Don Mills, Ont.: Harlequin, 2014. 220 pp. [Summary (from publisher’s website)]
The district. Don Mills, Ont.: Harlequin, 2014. 219 pp. [Summary (from publisher’s website)]
The wharf. Don Mills, Ont.: Harlequin, 2014. 217 pp. [Summary (from publisher’s website)]
The hill. Don Mills, Ont.: Harlequin, 2014. 216 pp. [Summary (from publisher’s website)]

Estleman, Loren D.
Ragtime cowboys. New York: Forge, 2014. 268 pp.

Gilmartin, Katie.
Blackmail, my love. Berkeley, Calif.: Cleis Press, 2014.

Gordon, William C.
The halls of power. Point Richmond, Calif.: Bay Tree Publishing, 2014. 256 pp.

Grace, Margaret.
Madness in miniature. Palo Alto, Calif.: Perseverance Press/John Daniel & Company, 2014. 244 pp. [Summary]

Grant, M. C.
Beauty with a bomb. Woodbury, Minn.: Midnight Ink, 2014.

Hale, Rebecca M.
How to paint a cat. New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2014. 357 pp.
How to catch a cat. New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2015. 340 pp.

Handler, Daniel.
We are pirates. New York: Bloomsbury, 2015. 288 pp. [Summary (from publisher’s website)]

Hoffman, Patrick.
The white van. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2014. 241 pp. [Summary (from publisher’s website)] | [San Francisco Chronicle review]

Jayne, Hannah.
Under the final moon. New York: Kensington Publishing Corp., 2014. 316 pp.

Kegan, Stephanie.
* Golden State. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2015. 288 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Kirschman, Ellen.
* The right wrong thing. Longboat Key, Fla.: Oceanview Publishing, 2015. [Summary] [forthcoming, October 2015]

Lamb, Bette Golden.
* The organ harvesters. [United States]: Farther Books, 2014. 364 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

LaPlante, Alice.
A circle of wives. New York: Atlantic Monthly Books, 2014. 311 pp. [Summary (from publisher’s website)]

Lescroart, John.
The keeper. New York: Atria Books, 2014. 306 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Lewis, Robert K.
Critical damage. Woodbury, Minn.: Midnight Ink, 2014. 303 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]
Innocent damage. Woodbury, Minn.: Midnight Ink, 2015. 312 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Lynch, Sean.
The fourth motive. New York: Exhibit A, 2014. 378 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

McCulloch, Derek, and Anthony Peruzzo.
Displaced persons. Berkeley, Calif.: Image Comics, 2014. [Summary (from publisher’s website)] | [Review (sfgate.com)]

MacRae, Andrew.
Murder miscalculated. Wethersfield, Conn.: Mainly Murder Press, 2014. 214 pp. [Summary (from publisher’s website)]

Messel, Greg.
* Shadows in the fog. Edmonds, Wash.: Sunbreaks Press, 2014. 462 pp. [Summary]

Monday, T. T.
* The setup man. New York: Doubleday, 2014. 262 pp.

Moyer, Jamie Lee.
A barricade in hell. New York: Tor, 2014. 331 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Muller, Marcia.
The night searchers. New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2014.

Murphy, D. C.
* The elephants graveyard. Bloomington, Ind.: AuthorHouse, 2014. 276 pp.

Nunn, Kem.
Chance. New York: Scribner, 2014. 321 pp. [Summary (from Fantastic Fiction website)]

Orgain, Diana.
* A first date with death. New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2015. 297 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Pandian, Gigi.
Pirate Vishnu. Dallas, Tex.: Henery Press, 2014. 289 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Patterson, James, and Maxine Paetro.
Unlucky 13. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2014. 416 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Pike, Penny.
Death of a crabby cook. New York: Obsidian, 2014. (A Food Festival Mystery 1) 324 pp. [Summary (from publisher’s website)]

Preston, Douglas J.
The Kraken Project. New York: Forge, 2014. 352 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Pronzini, Bill.
Strangers. New York: Forge, 2014.

Richmond, Michelle.
Golden state. New York: Bantam Books, 2014. 288 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Robinson, Thatcher.
Black karma. Amherst, N.Y.: Seventh Street Books, 2014. 247 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Sheldon, Carol.
A sleuth in Sausalito. Sausalito, Calif.: Houghton, 2014. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Smith, Lachlan.
Lion plays rough. New York: Mysterious Press, 2014. 247 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]
* Fox is framed. New York: Mysterious Press, 2015. 244 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Smith, Roland, and Michael P. Spradlin.
Alcatraz. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Sleeping Bear Press, 2014. 272 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Stanley, Kelli.
City of ghosts. New York: Minotaur Books, 2014. 326 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Strand, Joyce T.
* Hilltop sunset. Henderson, Nev.: SMcCloughan and Schmeltz Publishing, 2014. 299 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Taylor, John R.
Only in Berserkley. Castroville, Tex.: Black Rose Writing, 2014. [Summary (from publisher’s website)]

Wallace, William E.
The jade bone jar. Berkeley, Calif.: William E. Wallace, 2014. 234 pp. [Summary]

Wohlforth, Tim.
* The curse of the Chameleon. [Oregon]: Krill Press, 2014. 258 pp.

Wood, Simon.
* The one that got away. Seattle, Wash.: Thomas & Mercer, 2015. 289 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Wren, Richard L.
* Justice for Joshua. Oakland, Calif.: Poor Richard Publishers, 2014. 236 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Zellerbach, Merla.
The A-list murders. San Francisco: Firefall Editions, 2014. 213 pp.
21 Huntington Court. San Francisco: Firefall Editions, 2015.


 

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OBSCURITIES, or, TITLES MISSED THE FIRST TIME AROUND

Abbott, Keith.
Rhino Ritz: an American mystery. Berkeley: Blue Wind Press, 1979.

Beaumont, Maegan.
* Carved in darkness. Woodbury, Minn.: Midnight Ink, 2013. 398 pp. [Summary (from publisher’s website)]

Brush, Carl R.
* The second vendetta. Farmington, Mo.: Solstice Publishing, 2012. 323 pp. [Summary]
* The Maxwell vendetta. Farmington, Mo.: Solstice Publishing, 2013. 420 pp. [Summary]

Borof, Irwin.
Evidence of prejudice. New York: Eloquent Books, 2008.

Caris, John.
Reality inspector. San Francisco: Westgate House, 1982.

Coulter, Catherine.
The target. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1998. 372 pp.

Gregory, Jackson.
* The emerald murder case: the third case of Mr. Paul Savoy. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1934. 329 pp.

Gummere, Mark.
The damage. San Francisco: Mark Gummere, 2013. 280 pp. [Summary]
Dragon hand. San Francisco: Mark Gummere, 2013. 276 pp. [Summary]

Hammett, Dashiell.
Lost stories. San Francisco: Vince Emery Productions, 2005.

Haslett, Court.
* Tenderloin. New York: The Rogue Reader, 2013. 267 pp. [e-book]

Haven, Heather.
Murder is a family business. Pierrefonds, Quebec: MuseItUp Publishing, 2011.
A wedding to die for. Pierrefonds, Quebec: MuseItUp Publishing, 2011.

Lamb, Bette Golden, and J.J. Lamb
Bone dry. Waterville, Me.: Five Star, 2003. 256 pp.
Sin & bone. Novato, Calif.: Two Black Sheep Productions, 2012.
* Bone pit. Novato, Calif.: Two Black Sheep Productions, 2013.

Lawton, Rick.
Chasing Lazarus. San Francisco: Sasha Press, 2010. 276 pp. [Summary]

Locke, M. Louisa.
Uneasy spirits. [San Diego, Calif.: Self-published], 2011. 381 pp. [Summary]

MacArthur, T. E.
* The Yankee must die. Death and the Barbary Coast. [United States]: TreasureLine Publishing, 2013. 119 pp. [Summary]

McCray, Joe.
Elusive wisdom. Portland, Or.: Red Caboose Tales, 2011. 357 pp. [Summary]
The wisdom of rain. Portland, Or.: Red Caboose Tales, 2012. 214 pp. [Summary]
Fool gone missing. Portland, Or.: Red Caboose Tales, 2013. 253 pp. [Summary]

Marcus, Daniel.
* Burn rate. [United States]: Apodis Publishing, Inc., 2009.

Maynard, Joyce.
After her. New York: William Morrow, 2013. [Summary]

Messel, Greg.
* Fog City Strangler. Edmonds, Wash.: Sunbreaks Press, 2013. 496 pp. [Summary]

Moody, Bill.
Shades of blue. Scottsdale, Ariz.: Poisoned Pen Press, 2008.
Fade to blue. Scottsdale, Ariz.: Poisoned Pen Press, 2011.

Phillips, Gary.
High hand. New York: Kensington Books, 2000.

Randall, Gregory C.
Land swap for death. Walnut Creek, Calif.: Windsor Hill Publishing, Inc., 2010.
Containers for death. Walnut Creek, Calif.: Windsor Hill Publishing, Inc., 2011.
Toulouse for death. Walnut Creek, Calif.: Windsor Hill Publishing, Inc., 2011.

Reiter, Adrienne.
* Twist. [California]: [self-published], 2013. 237 pp.

Rittenhouse, Rob.
Slain in San Ramon. Livermore, Calif.: WingSpan Press, 2007.
Dead in Danville. Livermore, Calif.: WingSpan Press, 2011.

Savage, Michael.
* Abuse of power. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2011. 357 pp.

Saxby, Charles.
Death joins the Woman’s Club. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1940.

Sherrell, Susan.
Grace. Seattle, Wash.: Workwomans Press, 2009.

Strand, Joyce T.
* On message. Henderson, Nev.: SMcCloughan and Schmeltz Publishing, 2011. 299 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]
* Open meetings. Henderson, Nev.: SMcCloughan and Schmeltz Publishing, 2012. 307 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]
* Fair disclosure. Henderson, Nev.: SMcCloughan and Schmeltz Publishing, 2013. 313 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Taylor, John.
Days on the beach. Taylorville, Ill.: Oak Tree Press, 2009.

Tomasi-Dubois, Mary.
The mariner’s secret. Los Gatos, Calif.: Robertson Publishing, 2008 [originally published 2006].
Danger in the jeweled city. Los Gatos, Calif.: Robertson Publishing, 2007.

Williams-Fisher, Victoria.
Pescadero Creek. Milwaukee, Wis.: Mirror Publishing, 2010. [Summary (from author’s website)]
Undercover. Milwaukee, Wis.: Mirror Publishing, 2011. [Summary (from author’s website)]
Remembering. Milwaukee, Wis.: Mirror Publishing, 2012. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Wohlforth, Tim.
* No time to mourn. [Oregon]: Krill Press, 2012. 218 pp. [Summary]
* Epitaph for Emily. [Oregon]: Krill Press, 2013. 301 pp.

Wren, Richard L.
* Casey’s slip. Oakland, Calif.: Poor Richard Publishers, 2010. 328 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]
* Joshua’s revenge. Oakland, Calif.: Poor Richard Publishers, 2012. 305 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]


 
 

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