Marshal Guarnaccia #09: The Marshal at the Villa Torrini
A well-known writer is found dead in the Villa Torrini near Florence without a mark of violence on her. Marshal Guarnaccia of the carabinieri must solve the mystery while struggling with a new legal system and a strict diet.
Novel, 192 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1993)
A secret marriage, a murdered bride, an aging beauty, and a father driven mad with guilt and grief? The newly-promoted Suleyman tackles the case, with Ikmen (on sick leave) weighing in from the sidelines.
Janek Mitter woke one morning with a brutal hangover and his wife dead in the bathtub. With only the flimsiest defense, he is found guilty and imprisoned in a mental institution. When Mitter is murdered in his bed, Van Veeteren launches an investigation into the two murders.
Novel, 277 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC
Covert agent Sigmund Ausfaller is Earth's secret weapon, humanity's best defense against all conspiracies. But even Sigmund has never imagined how far his investigations will take him - or that his destiny is entwined with the fates of worlds.
Novel, 436 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC
Tor - 2009 - ISBN: 0765357844 / 9780765357847
Book Condition: New.
Vel #1: Centuries Ago and Very Fast
Linked tales from the life of Vel, a gay immortal born in the Paleolithic who jumps time at will, and has had more lovers than he can remember. We encounter him hunting mammoths, playing with reindeer tripping on hallucinogenic mushrooms, negotiating each successive wave of invaders to keep his family and its land intact, living as the minor god of a spring, witnessing the hanging of 'mollies' in 17th-century London as well as the Stonewall riots in 20th-century New York City.
The Sister Who Started It All
The Sister of Us All - Vel's Tale
Queen of the Vid
Blonde and Ivory
Very Minor God in Real Flesh
Blue as Neon but More Stiff
Acid and Stoned Reindeer
The Neolithic Shows Up with Sheep and Goats and Little People
Fourteen Thousand and Some Yules
'Quarreling, We Walked to the Baltic'
Flirting with Death and Old Men
At a Time of Some Difference
Centuries Ago and Very Fast as Rationalism Dawned with Some Religious Madness
Awards: ♦ Finalist for the 22nd Annual Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Science Fiction / Fantasy / Horror
Aboard a British convict ship bound for the New World, Duncan McCallum witnesses a series of murders and apparent suicides among his fellow Scottish prisoners. A strange trail of clues leads Duncan into the New World and eventually thrusts him into the bloody maw of the French and Indian War.
Novel, 460 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC
Signed by the author on the title page. When the knitting shop is trashed and a woman is found drowned in a vat of dye, it seems like a burglary gone wrong, but Kelly suspects there's more to it. Includes recipe and knitting pattern.
Novel, 295 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Mass Market Printing, Reprint of 2008 HC
Berkley Prime Crime - 2009 - ISBN: 0425228363 / 9780425228364
Book Condition: New.
Mace Bauer #2: Mama Rides Shotgun
On a six-day trail ride with her soon-to-be-remarried Mama, Mace investigates when Lawton Bramble, a wealthy rancher and one-time beau of Mama's, keels over dead.
Micro-stories, mostly one paragraph, ranging from humorous to thoughtful to horrific. Shua writes about about monsters, dreams, magic, family, fairy tales, and more, with flashes of insight, cracks of wit, twists of logic, and quirks of language.
Recommended by Elizabeth: Strange, interesting, occasionally scary, frequently funny.
Collection, 196 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition (simultaneous HC)
The death of a journalist leads Israeli spy Gabriel Allon to Russia, where he must stop a former KGB colonel from delivering Russia's most sophisticated weapons to al Qaeda.
Novel, 504 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC
Signet - 2009 - ISBN: 0451227387 / 9780451227386
Book Condition: New.
Sjowall, Maj / Wahloo, Per
Martin Beck #5: The Fire Engine That Disappeared
The roof blows off a Stockholm apartment, interrupting a small, peaceful orgy and nearly killing the inhabitants. Was it terrorism, suicide, or simply a gas leak? And did it have anything to do with a peculiar death earlier that day?
Novel, 213 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1970)