Garrett’s Debut of the Month, Alber, Bowen, Mrazek, Steiner, Penny, plus Newcomers Backlund and Johns | Mystery Reviews

Summer reading season is well underway, and this month’s titles offer opportunities to visit Hollywood, tour our nation’s capital, book some murderous European travel, and literally go to the dogs with a pack of ­canine-themed detective novels that are sure to have fans sitting up and begging for more.

World War II Stories | Wyatt’s World

With the trailers arriving for Their Finest and The Zookeeper’s Wife, and the news that the British drama series Home Fires is returning to PBS, it’s a good time to build a World War II display. There are plenty of new books to add to the wealth of backlist titles.

Fiction from Bowen, Cussler & Scott, Douglas, Neugeboren, plus Two Debuts | Xpress Reviews

It’s 1906 in San Francisco and New York, respectively, in works by Bowen and Cussler & Scott; Neugeboren fictionalizes the life of Max Baer; debuter Novey reveals the creative process and Brazil; first-timer Reeves’s historical novel is full of rich details and powerful language

Mystery Sides | August 15, 2013

The latest mystery series releases

Holiday Fiction Reviews | October 15, 2012

A roundup of holiday fiction, including mysteries, Christian fiction, and a romance or two.