Sunday, December 12, 2010

Christmas Mysteries, Crime Fiction Authors A-D

This year for my Crime for the Holidays Christmas Mystery List, I decided to completely repost my list with all the additions. Be sure and add this list to your TBR!  I've divided the list alphabetically and posting on different days. As always I welcome any titles I've forgotten, and I'll update immediately. No surprise, but this list contains more titles than last year.

So today, I'm listing Christmas Crime Fiction, Authors A-D. Enjoy!

Abbot, Anthony. About the Murder on a Startled Lady, About the Murder of Geraldine Foster
Abresch, Peter. The Faltese Malcom
Adamson, Lydia. A Cat in the Manger, A Cat in the Wings, A Cat on Jingle Bell Rock, A Cat Under the Mistletoe
Albert, Susan Wittig. Mistletoe Man, Rueful Death, Holly Blues
Allen, Michael. Spence and the Holiday Murders
Andrews, Donna. Six Geese A-Slaying
Arts, David Jay. Quiet Desperation
Ash, Maureen. Murder for Christ’s Mass
Appignanesi, Agatha.The Dead of Winter
Arsenault, Emily. The Broken Teaglass
Atherton, Nancy. Aunt Dimity's Christmas
Arts, David Jay. Quiet Desperation
Ash, Maureen. Murder for Christ's Mass
Asimov, Isaac (ed) Twelve Crimes of Christmas
Atkins, Ace. Leavin' Trunk Blues
Atherton, Nancy. Aunt Dimity's Christmas
Aubert, Rosemary. The Feast of Stephen
Avocato, Lori. (ed) Sugarplums and Scandal
Babson, Marian. Twelve Deaths of Christmas
Bain, Donald. A Little Yuletide Murder (Murder She wrote/Jessica Fleming)
Baker, North. Dead to the World
Baldacci, David. The Christmas Train
Barron, Stephanie. Jane and the Wandering Eye
Battison, Brian. The Christmas Bow Murder
Baldacci, David. The Christmas Train
Ballard, Mignon F. Deadly Promise, Hark! The Herald Angel Screamed
Barnard, Robert. Death in a Cold Climate, The Habit of Widowhood
Barron, Stephanie. Jane and the Wandering Eye
Battison, Brian. The Christmas Bow Murder
Beaton, M.C. Death of A Snob, A Highland Christmas, Agatha Raisin and Kissing Christmas Goodbye, Death of a Prankster
Beaumont, Cyril. The Mysterious Toyshop
Beechy, Alan. Murdering Ministers
Benison, C.C. Death at Sandringham House
Benrey Ron & Janet. Season of Glory
Berenson, Laurien. Jingle Bell Bark
Bernhardt, William. The Midnight Before Christmas
Berry, Linda. (ed) The Last Noel
Bishop, Claudia. A Carol for a Corpse
Black, Gavin. Dragon for Christmas
Black, Sarah & John Lanyon. I’ll be Dead for Christmas
Blackstock, Charity. Foggy, Foggy Dew
Blake, Nicholas. The Corpse in the Snowman, The Smiler With the Knife, Thou Shell of Death
Blanc, Nero. A Crossworder's Delight, A Crossworder's Gift, A Crossworder's Holiday, Wrapped Up in Crosswords
Borthwick, J. S. Dude on Arrival, The Student Body
Boucher, Anthony. The Night Before Christmas
Boylan, Eleanor. Pushing Murder
Boyle, Thomas. Post-Mortem Effects
Bramble, Forbes. Dead of Winter
Braun, Lilian Jackson. The Cat Who Turned On and Off
Brett, Simon. The Christmas Crimes at Puzzle Manor, The Shooting in the Shop
Brewer, Steve (and others) The Last Noel
Brightwell, Emily. Mrs. Jeffries and the Feast of St. Stephen, Mrs. Jeffries & the Yuletide Weddings
Brockman, Suzanne. All Through the Night.
Brown, Carter. A Corpse for Christmas
Brown, Frederic. Murder Can be Fun
Brown, Rita Mae. Rest in Pieces, Santa Clawed
Browning, Abigail (ed) Murder Most Merry (stories)
Bruce, Leo. Such is Death
Buchanan, Edna. The Ice Maiden
Burton, Tony (ed). By the Chimney with Care, Carols and Crimes/Gifts and Grifters, Dying in a Winter Wonderland
Burke, James. A Present for Santa
Burley, W. J. Death in Willow Pattern, Wycliffe and the Quiet Virgin
Byerrun, Ellen. Grave Apparel
Caine, Leslie. Holly and Homicide
Cairns, Alison. New Year Resolution
Cameron, Dana (and others) Sugarplums and Scandal
Carl, Joanna. The Chocolate Bear Burglary, The Chocolate Snowman Murders
Carrier, Warren. Justice at Christmas
Carter, John Franklin. The Corpse on the White House Lawn
Carter, Nick. The Christmas Kill
Caunitz, William J. Exceptional Clearance
Challinor, C. S. Christmas is Murder
Chaput, W. J. The Man on the Train
Chastain, Thomas. 911
Chaze, Elliott. Goodbye Goliath
Chesbro, George C. Second Horseman Out of Eden
Childs, Laura. The Teaberry Strangler
Christie, Agatha. Hercule Poirot’s Christmas (Also published as Murder for Christmas and Holiday for Murder), The Sittaford Mystery
Christmas, Joyce. Dying Well
Churchill, Jill. Farewell to Yarns, The Merchant of Menace, From Here to Paternity
Clark, Carol Higgins. Iced
Clark, Mary Higgins. All Though the Night, Silent Night, Deck the Halls. With Carol Higgins Clark, He Sees You when Your Sleeping With Carol Higgins Clark, The Christmas Thief. With Carol Higgins Clark, Santa Cruise. With Carol Higgins Clark.
Dashing through the snow. With Carol Higgins Clark.
Coggin, Joan. Who Killed the Curate?
Cohen, Charles. Silver Linings
Collier, Christine. Christmas at Cliffhanger Inn, A Holiday Sampler
Collings, Rex. Clerical Crimes for Christmas
Collins, Max Allen. Blue Christmas and Other Holiday Homicides, No Cure for Death
Colt, Jennifer. The Con Artist of Catalina Island
Conant, Susan. Gone to the Dogs
Constantine, K.C. Upon Some Midnights Clear
Cousins, Caroline. Fiddle Dee Death
Cornish, Constance. Dead of Winter
Cornwell, Patricia. Scarpetta’s Winter Table
Coyle, Cleo. Holiday Grind
Coward, Mat (and others) The Last Noel
Craig, Alisa. Murder Goes Mumming
Constantine, K.C. Upon Some Midnights Clear
Craft, Michael. Body Language
Craig, Alisa. Murder Goes Mumming
Craig, Philip R. A Deadly Vineyard Holiday: A Martha’s Vineyard Mystery, Off Season
Crane, Hamilton. Starring Miss Seeton
Crawford, Isis. A Catered Christmas
Crombie, Deborah. Water Like a Stone
Cross, Amanda. No Word from Winifred
Crowleigh, Ann. Murder Under the Tree (stories)
Daheim, Mary. The Alpine Christmas, Nutty as a Fruitcake
Dalby, Richard. Crime for Christmas
D'Amato, Barbara. Hard Christmas
Dams, Jeanne M. The Body in the Transept, Indigo Christmas, Winter of Discontent
Dane, Joel. The Christmas Tree Murders
Davenport, Chari. The Christmas Party
Davidson, Diane Mott. Sweet Revenge
Davis, Frederick. Drag the Dark
Davis, Krista. The Diva Runs Out of Thyme, The Diva Cooks a Goose
Davis, Mildred B. Tell Them What's Her Name Called, Three Minutes to Midnight
Dawson, Janet. Nobody's Child
Dean, Spencer. Credit for a Murder
DeAndrea, William L. Killed on the Ice
Deeb, Mary Jane. Christmas Mystery in Provence
Delany, Vicki. Winter of Secrets
Dentinger, Jane. The Queen is Dead
Dexter, Colin. The Secret of Annexe 3
Dickson, Carter. The White Priority Murders
Dobson, Joanne. Quieter Than Sleep
Donnelly, Deborah. Died to Match, May the Best Man Die
Douglas, Carole Nelson. Cat in a Golden Garland
Douglas, Charlotte. Holidays are Murder
Downing, Todd. The Last Trumpet
Doyle, Arthur Conan. The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle
Drummond, John Keith. 'Tis the Season to be Dying
Douglas, Carole Nelson. Cat in a Golden Garland: A Midnight Louie Mystery
Duffy, James. The Christmas Gang
Dunbar, Sophie. Shiveree
Dunn, Carola. Mistletoe and Murder, Death at Wentwater Court
Dunnett, Kaitlyn. A Wee Christmas Homicide
Durham, Mary. Keeps Death His Court


Krista said...

Wow, Janet! What a list. You can add my latest release, THE DIVA COOKS A GOOSE, which hit bookstores only five days ago!

~ Krista Davis

Janet Rudolph said...

Just added it. Straight out of the gate, and I missed one :-)

Krista said...

That's understandable. It's only a few days old! : )

~ Krista

Debra Lee said...

I'd love for you to add my second Fay Cunningham Mystery, DEADLY ARROWS. The story takes place between Christmas and New Year.


Libby Hellmann said...

Susan Wittig ALbert has a new one out... HOLLY BLUES. I liked it a lot.

Libby Hellmann said...

Oops.. how could I forget? My new thriller, SET THE NIGHT ON FIRE, begins during the Christmas holidays.

So does Michelle Gagnon's KIDNAP AND RANSOM.

Kristine Kathryn Rusch said...

I'm putting up free fiction on my website every Monday. Two weeks ago I had a Christmas mystery up, and tonight I have one as well. It's at:

You can get five of my Christmas mysteries in the e-book collection, Santa & Other Christmas Criminals.

Thanks for doing this compiliation!

Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Janet Rudolph said...

Thanks, Libby, and I've updated part II of the list. More to come...

Barb Goffman said...

Hi, Janet. Here are three short story anthologies, all edited by Tony Burton, with Christmas themes:

By the Chimney with Care
Carols and Crimes, Gifts and Grifters
Dying in a Winter Wonderland