May 18, 2013 — Less than two months into her study abroad program in Italy, Amanda Knox was accused and eventually convicted of murdering her roommate, Meredith Kercher. After her conviction was overturned, Knox returned home to Seattle — and now faces a potential retrial. Knox tells her story in a new memoir.
May 17, 2013 — Appearing at No. 12, Paul French explores a British schoolgirl's murder in Midnight In Peking.
Apr 18, 2013 — A forensic pathologist tracks Jack the Ripper in Alex Grecian's The Yard. It appears at No. 14.
Feb 21, 2013 — Chris Morgan Jones' The Jackal's Share finesses the fundamentals of the spy novel with admirable economy. The clever premise has our detective investigating his own client in order to certify his sterling character. Naturally, complications arise.
Feb 8, 2013 — Speaking From Among the Bones, Alan Bradley's fifth Flavia de Luce mystery, debuts at No. 6.
Feb 6, 2013 — Reporter-turned-novelist Gene Kerrigan sets his story in Ireland after the 2008 financial crisis. The Rage is a boundlessly readable portrait of a country in which ordinary citizens have been hit the hardest and all the old certainties have vanished.
Feb 1, 2013 — Robert Crais' Suspect pairs a grieving cop with a traumatized dog. It debuts at No. 7.
Jan 29, 2013 — In softcover fiction and nonfiction, John Irving explores teen lust; Denise Mina delivers a murder mystery; David Maraniss looks at the young Barack Obama; Robert Kagan defends U.S. sovereignty; and Susan Cain stands up for introverts.
Jan 11, 2013 — Death Comes To Pemberley, P.D. James' whodunit sequel to a Jane Austen classic, appears at No. 10.
Dec 31, 2012 — This week brings mystery writer P.D. James' homage to Jane Austen, a comic novel from Dave Barry and Alan Zweibel, a mountain climbing disaster story from Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan, and Mimi Alford's tale of her affair with President John F. Kennedy.