New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2019 Mystery & Suspense Fiction

Posted August 30, 2019 by meezcarrie in Christian, contemporary, cozy mystery, Most Anticipated Fall 2019, mystery/suspense, romance / 13 Comments

Hi friends! It’s time for a new season of new books! SO MANY GREAT BOOKS! Today we’re looking at Fall 2019 Mystery & Suspense New Releases. My fave genre – hooray!

Here is the schedule of posts for the week so you can zero in on your fave genre!

Tuesday: Contemporary Fiction (non-Amish & non-suspense)
Wednesday: Historical Fiction (non-Amish & non-suspense)
Thursday: Speculative/Young Adult
TODAY: Mystery/Suspense (non-Amish)
Saturday: Amish Fiction
Sunday: Non-Fiction

In my continued quest to streamline these posts and make them less overwhelming for me and for you, too (because, sweet mercy, that’s a lot of covers and links in one place lol) I’m only selecting a few I’m most giddy about to spotlight here and then I’ll also include a link to my Goodreads shelf with ALL the books I’m excited about for Fall. The shelves will stay up until the new year.

Me: Ok … just the ones I’m most giddy about.

<list is out of control>

Me: Ok… just the ones I’m most most giddy about.

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Me: Ok… just the ones I’d brave a full chicken coop to read.


Me: Okaaaaay… just the ones I’d brave a full chicken coop AND a bunch of people in costumes to read.


Me: I tried.

spotlight on titles i’m most most, etc. giddy about

Jessica R. Patch
Love Inspired Suspense / September 1, 2019

Two years after Grace Thackery washed up on a small-town Mississippi riverbank, she has the first clue about the life she doesn’t remember: someone wants her dead. And while search-and-rescue director Hollis Montgomery’s determined to protect her, the secrets of her past are darker than they expected. Can the bond between Grace and Hollis survive her true identity…and an assassin?

(Dive Team Investigations #3)
Lynn H. Blackburn
Revell / September 3, 2019

Investigator Gabe Chavez and Dive Team Captain Anissa Bell have a complicated history. But when Anissa’s fractured past collides with Gabe’s investigation of a shooting, they must work together to catch the murderer before someone else dies.

DiAnn Mills
Tyndale House / September 3, 2019

There’s a killer on the loose in Galveston, targeting law enforcement officials and using a fatal injection of snake venom to take them down. Authorities have reasons to believe the Veneno gang is behind the hits, and FBI Agents Leah Riesel and Jon Colbert team up to track down those responsible. As Leah and Jon check connections among the victims and dig deeper into motives, they discover appearances may be deceiving. Someone is desperate to keep their secrets hidden, and Leah and Jon must face their greatest fears in order to stop the next fatal strike.

Colleen Coble
Thomas Nelson / September 10, 2019

Harper Taylor is used to being alone. The last thing she expects is for the DNA test she took to reveal a likely half-sister. And when she and Annabelle meet, there are striking similarities in their stories. Is it just coincidence that both their mothers died tragically without revealing Harper and Annabelle’s father’s name?

(Uncommon Justice #2)

Elizabeth Goddard
Revell / October 1, 2019

While photographing the Grand Tetons, Harper Reynolds unwittingly captures a murder on film. But when she loses the camera fleeing the scene, can she and rancher Heath McKade find the camera and solve the murder before the killer makes her his next victim?

(Code of Honor #3)

Irene Hannon
Revell / October 1, 2019

Former Army Night Stalker Rick Jordan usually has his camp for foster children to himself during the winter months. But someone has visited recently–leaving a trail of blood. One of the two clues left behind tips Rick off to the identity of his visitor, who soon turns up dead. The police deem it an accident, but Rick isn’t convinced. With the help of private investigator Heather Shields, he sets out to decipher the remaining clue. Except someone doesn’t want them to succeed–and will stop at nothing to keep them from finding the truth.

(Exotic Pet-Sitter #2)

Heather Day Gilbert
Lyrical Press / October 1, 2019

Exotic pet-sitter Belinda Blake is nervous about her new job at the White Pine Wolf Preserve, but it turns out that the care and feeding of wild carnivores may be the least dangerous part of the gig . . . With help from her own “pack”—her pregnant sister, Red the chauffeur/bodyguard, and hunky farmer Jonas—Belinda is hot on a killer’s tail, but if she doesn’t find him soon, he’ll do more than muzzle her to keep the truth from escaping.

(Kate Hamilton Mysteries #2)

Connie Berry
Crooked Lane / October 8, 2019

American antique dealer Kate Hamilton’s Christmastime jaunt to a charming English village leads to an investigation of a missing ruby…and a chain of murders. It’s up to Kate to clear her daughter’s name in Connie Berry’s second Kate Hamilton mystery, a treasure for fans of traditional British mysteries.

(Roughwater Ranch Cowboys #2)

Dana Mentink
Love Inspired Suspense / November 1, 2019

Posing as her sister for Christmas is the only way to save her, but Maggie Lofton needs help—even if it means working with her twin’s cowboy ex-boyfriend, Liam Pike. But between the bull’s-eye on her back and the dangerous connection she’s forming with Liam, Maggie’s mission is harder than expected. Will their tenuous partnership be enough to shield her when the killer closes in?

(Harbored Secrets #2)

Natalie Walters
Revell / November 5, 2019

When journalist Vivian DeMarco’s boss dies under suspicious circumstances, her only hope for finding the truth is Deputy Ryan Frost. The deeper they dig, the more twisted the truth becomes, and someone called The Watcher forces Vivian to decide what she’s willing to lose for the sake of a headline.

(Tanner Hollow #1-4)

Lynette Eason
Revell / November 5, 2019

Lethal Homecoming  – Nolan Tanner never got over Kallie Ainsworth’s sudden, unexplained departure. Now when he comes to her rescue after an attempt on her life, all the old feelings come rushing back. Lethal Conspiracy – When professional fundraiser Lillian Maloney sees her father’s campaign manager commit murder, she goes on the run from the men he hires to kill her. A close call brings firefighter Jason Tanner to the rescue, but the killer is closing in . . .
Lethal Secrets – Someone wants Honor McBride dead. When Eli Murphy helps her change a flat tire and discovers the danger Honor is in, he longs to help–but Eli has secrets of his own that could get them all killed. Lethal Agenda – When Detective Derek St. John rescues a woman he’s met only once before–and has never been able to forget–he finds himself falling for her. But he’ll have to keep Claire Montgomery alive if they’re to have a future together.

Terri Blackstock
Thomas Nelson / November 5, 2019

One father was murdered, and another convicted of his death. All because their children fell in love. Fourteen years ago, Nate was in love with the preacher’s daughter. When Pastor Strickland discovered Brenna had defied him to sneak out with Nate, the fight between Strickland and Nate’s drunken dad was loud—and very public. Strickland was found murdered later that night, and everyone accused Roy Beckett. The events of that night set Brenna’s life on a bad course. She’s barely hanging on, and she’s turned to alcohol to cope. As they deal with the present—including new information about that fateful night and a wildfire that’s threatening their town—their past keeps igniting. Nate is the steady force Brenna has so desperately needed. But she’ll have to learn to trust him again first.

Lynette Eason
Love Inspired / December 1, 2019

A friend is missing and presumed dead, and detective Jade Hollis is determined to track down the killer. To do that she must team up with private investigator Bryce Kingsley—who doesn’t know he is the father of her child. But she’ll have to put personal secrets aside because the killer will strike again to keep the truth from being exposed.

(Homeland Heroes #1)

Susan Sleeman
Bethany House / December 3, 2019

When cybercriminals hack into the U.S. Marshal’s Witness Protection database and auction off personal details to the highest bidder, FBI Agent Sean Nichols begins a high-stakes chase to find the hacker. Trouble is, he has to work with U.S. Marshal Taylor Mills, who knows the secrets of his past, and the seconds are ticking down before someone dies.

Jaime Jo Wright
Bethany House / December 3, 2019

Mystery begins to follow Aggie Dunkirk when she exhumes the past’s secrets and uncovers a crime her eccentric grandmother has been obsessing over. Decades earlier, after discovering her sister’s body in the attic, Imogene Flannigan is determined to find justice. Two women, separated by time, vow to find answers . . . no matter the cost

MY GOODREADS SHELF (fall 2019 mystery & suspense)

Books not on Goodreads yet

Daisy’s Story by Kathy Cretsinger – September 2019
Brink of Danger by Christy Barritt – Fall 2019
Cold Pursuit by Gayla K. Hiss – October 2019
Roar by Linda Rodante – November 2019
Joke and Dagger by Christy Barritt – Fall 2019
Heroes of the Tundra novella by Laurie Wood – December 2019
Wreck the Halls by Christy Barritt – Winter 2019

my fave covers?




What about you? Which Fall 2019 Mystery & Suspense New Releases did you add from my Goodreads shelf to yours? Which covers are your favorites?

If you don’t see your book mentioned here or in my goodreads list, I apologize! It’s impossible to keep up with all the books LOL! Please feel free to leave your release info for Christian / clean fiction in the comments 🙂

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13 responses to “New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2019 Mystery & Suspense Fiction

  1. ??? the only one I have so far is the Coble. Can you guess how many of these I want to read? Huh? Huh? Huh? Yup ALL of them!!! You are blowing up my TBR pile and you know tomorrow is going to be the worst one yet!!! Ugh, I have no control!!!??

  2. Wowzer! You have a great list of reads. I added to my TBR list, Murder in the Family, The Girl Behind the Red Rope, A Legacy of Murder and Dark Ambitions. Thanks. Happy Reading!

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