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Golemon, David L.  
Event Group #3: Ancients
The great weapon of the Ancients, which destroyed Atlantis, is in the hands of men who want to unleash hell on Earth once again; the Event Group must stop them.  
Novel, 456 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
St. Martin's - 2009 - ISBN: 0312942869 / 9780312942861  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New001421 $7.99
Hunt, E. Howard  
House Dick
A detective in a Washington DC hotel investigates a twisty tale of burglary and murder - and learns the price you pay when you trust the wrong people.  
Novel, 206 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1961)  
Hard Case Crime - 2009 - ISBN: 0843961163 / 9780843961164  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New001510 $6.99
Jones, Terry / Ereira, Alan  
Medieval Lives
 
Nonfiction, 224 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2004 HC  
BBC Books UK - 2005 - ISBN: 0563522755 / 9780563522751  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New003725 $16.95
Joseph, Alison  
Sister Agnes #8: A Violent Act
When a young and vulnerable resident at the order's hostel for the homeless is found dead, Sister Agnes wonders what - or who - pushed the girl to end her life.  
Novel, 398 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Allison & Busby UK - 2008 - ISBN: 0749080639 / 9780749080631  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New003700 $29.95
Kaminsky, Stuart M.  
Inspector Rostnikov #15: People Who Walk in Darkness
Investigating a murder at a Siberian diamond mine, Rostnikov uncovers a diamond-smuggling operation involving kidnapped workers and an international conspiracy.  
Novel, 287 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Forge - 2009 - ISBN: 0765318873 / 9780765318879  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New002467 $13.95
King, Laurie R.  
Mary Russell #05: O Jerusalem
Forced to flee England to evade a killer, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes go undercover in British-occupied Palestine to stop an adversary who plans to reduce Jerusalem's most sacred place to rubble and ignite a war.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 425 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
Bantam - 2009 - ISBN: 0553383248 / 9780553383249  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New002610 $15.00
King, Laurie R.  
Mary Russell #06: Justice Hall
A missing diary, a purloined bundle of letters, and a trail of ominous clues call for Holmes' cleverest disguises and Russell's most daring journeys into the unknown - from an English hamlet to the city of Paris to the wild prairies of the New World.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 335 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Bantam - 2009 - ISBN: 0553381717 / 9780553381719  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New002611 $15.00
Klimo, Kate  
Dragon Keepers #1: The Dragon in the Sock Drawer
Ages 8 and up. Ten-year-old cousins Jesse and Daisy have always wanted something magical to happen to them. So it's a wish come true when Jesse's newly found thunder egg hatches and a helpless, tiny, but very loud, baby dragon pops out.  
Novel, 159 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Yearling - 2009 - ISBN: 0375855882 / 9780375855887  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New003134 $6.99
Knight, Bernard  
Crowner John #12: The Manor of Death
1196: County coroner Sir John de Wolfe investigates a murder in the harbor town of Axmouth.  
Novel, Mass Market Paperback  
Simon & Schuster UK - ISBN: 1416525947 / 9781416525943  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New003502 $9.95
Koontz, Dean  
Odd Thomas #4: Odd Hours
Haunted by dreams of a powerful red tide, Odd Thomas and his two otherworldly sidekicks are drawn to a small coastal town  
Novel, 397 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Bantam - 2009 - ISBN: 0553591703 / 9780553591705  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New001344 $9.99
Ligotti, Thomas  
My Work Is Not Yet Done: Three Tales of Corporate Horror
When Frank Domino is suddenly sacked, he prepares to get even, and finds an ally in a malevolent force that grants him supernatural powers - but there will be a price to pay.
    Contents
  • My Work Is Not Yet Done (short novel)
  • I Have a Special Plan for This World (story)
  • The Nightmare Network (story)
 
Collection, 183 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2002 HC  
Virgin - 2009 - ISBN: 0753516888 / 9780753516881  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New002704 $12.95
Mankell, Henning  
The Eye of the Leopard
A wealthy man arrives in Zambia not long after independence, taking over a small farm. Fearful of an underground army of revolutionaries, he ponders the traumatic events that drove him from Sweden.  
Novel, 315 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Vintage - 2009 - ISBN: 030738585X / 9780307385857  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New001705 $14.95
Maravelis, Peter (editor)  
San Francisco Noir 2: The Classics
Reprints seventeen stories.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Part I: Barbarous Coast
  • A Watcher by the Dead == Ambrose Bierce
  • The Third Circle == Frank Norris
  • The Black Hole of San Francisco == Mark Twain
  • South of the Slot == Jack London
    Part II: Shadows in the Fog
  • The Scorched Face == Dashiell Hammett
  • The Collector Comes After Payday == Fletcher Flora
  • Souls Burning == Bill Pronzini
  • The Second Coming == Joe Gores
  • Knives in the Dark == Don Herron
    Part III: Isle of Broken Dreams
  • Christ Walked Down Market Street == Ernest J. Gaines
  • Deceptions == Marcia Muller
  • The King Butcher of Bristol Bay == Marcia Muller
  • Invisible Time == Janet Dawson
    Part IV: Desolation Angels
  • Street Court == Seth Morgan
  • The Numbers Game == Craig Clevenger
  • The Woman Who Laughed == William T. Vollmann
  • Ash == John Shirley
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 330 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2009 - ISBN: 1933354658 / 9781933354651  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New000788 $15.95
Marston, Edward  
Daniel Rawson #1: Soldier of Fortune
1704: Captain Rawson and his men march across the Continent toward the Battle of Blenheim, pursued by the murderous General Salignac and his brigands.  
Novel, 413 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2009 - ISBN: 0749080884 / 9780749080884  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New003698 $15.95
Masters, Priscilla  
Buried in Clay
A dealer bids on a 18th-century jug, and embarks on a romance with another bidder; the jug portrays pictures of his ancestral home, and sinister revelations about his ancestors emerge.  
Novel, 328 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Allison & Busby UK - 2009 - ISBN: 0749079134 / 9780749079130  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New003701 $29.95
Mulgray Twins  
DJ & Gorgonzola #2: Under Suspicion
After the murder of an undercover operation, DJ must infiltrate a suspected money-laundering operation run by a ruthless criminal who's obsessed with his Persian cat; her passport into his empire comes in the form of her unlikely sidekick Gorgonzola, a moth-eaten Persian and sniffer cat extraordinaire.  
Novel, 395 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2009 - ISBN: 0749079630 / 9780749079635  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New003703 $15.95
Page, Katherine Hall  
Faith Fairchild #17: The Body in the Gallery
Faith's friend Patsy discovers that a piece of art she lent to the local museum has been switched with a fake, and wants Faith to snoop around to find the culprit.  
Novel, 307 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Avon - 2009 - ISBN: 0060763701 / 9780060763701  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New001385 $7.99
Pattison, Eliot  
Shan Tao Yun #5: Prayer of the Dragon
Shan is summoned to a remote village in Tibet to save a comatose man from execution for two murders; he learns the man is not Tibetan but Navajo, and that the recent murders are only part of a chain of deaths.  
Novel, 362 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2007 HC  
Soho Crime - 2008 - ISBN: 1569475342 / 9781569475348  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New000524 $14.00
Prineas, Sarah  
Magic Thief #1: The Magic Thief
Ages 10 and up. When he survives picking the wizard Nevery's pocket, Conn becomes his apprentice; together they try to discover who - or what - is stealing the city's magic.

Recommended by Elizabeth: Very enjoyable reading, with an engagingly straightforward and resourceful young protagonist.  
Novel, 422 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Harper Trophy - 2009 - ISBN: 006137590X / 9780061375903  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New002384 $7.99
Pullman, Philip  
His Dark Materials: Once Upon a Time in the North
Ages 12 and up. A novella set in the far frozen Arctic, in which Texan balloonist Lee Scoresby and armored bear Iorek Byrnison meet for the first time. Plus a Peril of the Pole game, complete with spinner, game board, and pieces.  
Novella, 100 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Knopf - 2008 - ISBN: 0375845100 / 9780375845109  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New004206 $12.99
Riordan, Rick  
Percy Jackson & the Olympians #4: The Battle of the Labyrinth
Ages 10 and up. When demonic cheerleaders invade his high school, Percy Jackson hurries to Camp Half Blood, from whence he and his demigod friends set out on a quest through the Labyrinth.  
Novel, 361 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Disney Hyperion - 2009 - ISBN: 1423101499 / 9781423101499  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New002398 $7.99
Salvatore, R.A.  
Forgotten Realms: Legend of Drizzt #12: The Spine of the World
When Wulfgar returns from the Abyss, his friends find him a changed man. The road to redemption is one he must travel on his own, even if it leads to the bottle.  
Novel, 406 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
Wizards of the Coast - 2009 - ISBN: 0786951079 / 9780786951079  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New001590 $7.99
Sanderson, Brandon  
Mistborn #3: The Hero of Ages
Long ago, Ruin - one of the primal beings who created the world - was promised the eventual right to destroy all things. Now that Vin has been tricked into releasing him, Ruin apparently intends to collect.  
Novel, 748 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Tor - 2009 - ISBN: 0765356147 / 9780765356147  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New001434 $7.99
Scalzi, John  
Old Man's War #4: Zoe's Tale
17-year old Zoe Boutin Perry, a colonist stranded on a deadly pioneer world, recounts how she became a pawn in a dangerous interstellar confrontation.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2009 Hugo Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2009 Locus Award for Best Young Adult Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2009 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy


Recommended by Don  
Novel, 406 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Tor - 2009 - ISBN: 0765356198 / 9780765356192  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New001437 $7.99
Sigurdardottir, Yrsa  
Thora Gudmundsdottir #1: Last Rituals
Attorney Thora Gudmundsdottir and her partner Matthew Reich find a connection between a German student's murder and his interest in Iceland's history of torture, execution, and witch hunts.  
Novel, 314 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2007 HC  
Harper - 2009 - ISBN: 0061143375 / 9780061143373  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New001855 $13.99


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