- The Cutting Season by Attica Locke
- The Absent One by Jussi Adler-Olsen
- The Dead Season by Christobel Kent
- And When She Was Good by Laura Lippman
Four new crime novels reviewed by Marilyn Stasio. What she has to say about new books by Attica Locke, Jussi Adler-Olsen, Christobel Kent and Laura Lippman – find out at nytimes.com.