GOLDEN GATE MYSTERIES: A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CRIME FICTION
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Abbott, Jeff.
Downfall. New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2013. 453 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Abramson, Mark.
Love rules. Maple Shade, N.J.: Lethe Press, 2013. 250 pp. (Beach Reading #7) [Summary (from author’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. [forthcoming, June 2014] [Summary]

Blackwell, Juliet.
* Home for the haunting. New York: Obsidian, 2013. (A Haunted Home Renovation Mystery #4) [Summary (from author’s website)]
* A vision in velvet. New York: Obsidian, 2014. (A Witchcraft Mystery #6) [forthcoming, July 2014] [Summary (from author’s website)]

Burke, Zoe.
Jump the gun. Scottsdale, Ariz.: Poisoned Pen Press, 2013. 180 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Carlisle, Kate.
A cookbook conspiracy. New York: Obsidian, 2013. (A Bibliophile Mystery #7) 305 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Carroll, Grace.
Murder after a fashion. New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2013. (An Accessories Mystery #3) 272 pp. [Summary (from publisher’s website)]

Castleman, Michael.
* Killer weed. Petaluma, Calif.: MP Publishing, 2013. 269 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Conrad, Hy.
Mr. Monk helps himself. New York: Obsidian, 2013. 286 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Doctorow, Cory.
Homeland. New York: Tor Teen, 2013. 396 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

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

Estes, Jeri.
* Stilettos and steel. Studio City, Calif.: WordSmith Productions, Inc., 2013. 218 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Finstein, Edward.
* Pinot envy. Baltimore, Md.: Bancroft Press, 2013. 200 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Fitzstephen, Owen.
Hammett unwritten. Amherst, N.Y.: Seventh Street Books, 2013. 176 pp. [Summary]

Gilmartin, Katie.
* Blackmail, my love. Berkeley, Calif.: Cleis Press, 2014. [forthcoming, November 2014]

Goins, John.
* A portrait in the Tenderloin. San Francisco: Ithuriel’s Spear, 2013. 193 pp. [Summary (from publisher’s website)]

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]

Gran, Sara.
Claire DeWitt and the Bohemian highway. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. 288 pp. [Summary]

Grant, M. C.
Devil with a gun. Woodbury, Minn.: Midnight Ink, 2013. [Summary (from publisher’s website)]

Gummere, Mark.
* Nola’s future. San Francisco: Mark Gummere, 2014. 306 pp.

Hammett, Dashiell.
* The hunter and other stories. New York: Mysterious Press, 2013. 291 pp.

Harwood, Seth.
* In broad daylight. Las Vegas, Nev.: Thomas & Mercer, 2013. 234 pp.

Hurwitz, Gregg Andrew.
Tell no lies. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2013. 371 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Jacobs, Jonnie.
* Lying with strangers. Waterville, Me.: Five Star, 2013. 347 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Kirschman, Ellen.
* Burying Ben. New York: Aakenbaaken & Kent, 2013. 244 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Lancet, Barry.
Japantown. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2013. 400 pp. [Summary]

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

Lescroart, John.
The Ophelia cut. New York: Atria Books, 2013. 418 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Lewis, Robert K.
Untold damage. Woodbury, Minn.: Midnight Ink, 2013. [Summary]

Locke, M. Louisa.
* Bloody lessons. [San Diego, Calif.: Self-published], 2013. 318 pp. [Summary]

Lutz, Lisa.
The last word: a Spellman novel. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2013. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Lynch, Sean.
Wounded prey. Long Island City, New York: Exhibit A, 2013. 376 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Mann, Avery.
Angel Landing. Indianapolis: Dog Ear Publishing, 2013. 126 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Messel, Greg.
San Francisco secrets. [Edmonds, Wash.]: Sunbreaks Press, 2013. [Summary]

Michaels, Jesse.
Whispering bodies: a Roy Belkin disaster. Berkeley, Calif.: Soft Skull Press, 2013. 224 pp. [Summary]

Moyer, Jamie Lee.
Delia’s shadow. New York: Tor, 2013. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Muller, Marcia.
* The night searchers. New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2014. [forthcoming, July 2014]

Muller, Marcia, and Bill Pronzini.
The spook lights affair. New York: Forge, 2013. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Murphy, D. C.
Rooster: a badge, gun and heartache. Bloomington, Ind.: AuthorHouse, 2013. [Summary]

Nisbet, Jim.
Snitch World. Oakland, Calif.: PM Press; San Francisco: The Green Arcade, 2013. 192 pp. [Summary]

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

O’Dell, Kathleen.
Lost in the city: a Julie mystery. Middleton, Wis.: American Girl Publishing, Inc., 2013. 143 pp.

Orgain, Diana.
* Nursing a grudge. San Francisco: Diana Orgain, 2013. (A Maternal Instincts Mystery #4) [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.
12th of never. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2013. [Summary (from author’s website)]
* Unlucky 13. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2014. 416 pp. [forthcoming, May 2014] [Summary (from author’s website)]

Peterson, Linda Lee.
The Devil’s interval. Pasadena, Calif.: Prospect Park Books, 2013. 352 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Pronzini, Bill.
* Strangers. New York: Forge, 2014. [forthcoming, July 2014]

Richtel, Matt.
The Cloud. New York: Harper, 2013. 420 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Robinson, Thatcher.
White ginger. Amherst, N.Y.: Seventh Street Books, 2013. 290 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Shea, Susan C.
The king’s jar. Oak Park, Ill.: Top Five Books, 2013. 282 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Schulz, Monte.
* Naughty. Seattle, Wash.: Fantagraphic Books, 2013. 438 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Smith, Lachlan.
* Bear is broken. New York: Mysterious Press, 2013. 256 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]
* Lion plays rough. New York: Mysterious Press, 2014. 247 pp. [Summary (from author’s website)]

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

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

Thompson, Joyce.
How to greet strangers. Maple Shade, N.J.: Lethe Press, 2013. 246 pp. [Summary]

Toland, Jim.
Once were wolves. San Francisco: Rico Press, 2013. 299 pp. [Summary]

Trwst, Nicola.
Bolinas bongo. San Francisco: NgH Press, 2013. [Summary (from author’s website)]

Wallace, William E.
* The Judas hunter. Berkeley, Calif.: William E. Wallace, 2013. 164 pp.
* I want to die! Berkeley, Calif.: William E. Wallace, 2013. 82 pp. [Summary]
* The jade bone jar. Berkeley, Calif.: William E. Wallace, 2014. 234 pp. [Summary]
 

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OBSCURITIES, or, TITLES MISSED THE FIRST TIME AROUND

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

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

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

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. [United States]: Two Black Sheep, 2012.

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]

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]

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.

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

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

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

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

Tomasi-Dubois, Mary.
* Danger in the jeweled city. Los Gatos, Calif.: Robertson Publishing, 2007.


 
 

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