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Rampo, Edogawa  
Moju: The Blind Beast
A deranged, scarred, sightless sculptor kidnaps a model, imprisons her, and dismembers her, then goes on a killing spree that culminates in a grisly art exhibition.  
Novel, 125 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Shinbaku Books - 2009 - ISBN: 1840683007 / 9781840683004  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New003405 $13.95
Reichs, Kathy  
Temperance Brennan #11: Devil Bones
Forensic anthropologist Tempe Brennan investigates when relics of religious ceremonies, including a girl's skull, are found in a cellar, and a boy's headless body is found nearby.  
Novel, 382 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Pocket - 2009 - ISBN: 1416525661 / 9781416525660  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New003631 $7.99
Richardson, Kat  
Greywalker #1: Greywalker
PI Harper Blaine was dead - for two minutes. Now she can move between the human world and the zone where the things that go bump in the night exist. And her gift is about to drag her into that realm.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 352 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2006 Trade PB  
Roc - 2009 - ISBN: 0451461320 / 9780451461322  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New003194 $7.99
Robb, J.D. (aka Roberts, Nora)  
Eve Dallas #27: Salvation in Death
Evidence suggests that poisoned priest Father Miguel Flores may not have been the man his parishioners had thought; a second murder knocks Lt. Dallas' investigation sideways.  
Novel, 355 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Berkley - 2009 - ISBN: 042522693X / 9780425226933  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New003163 $7.99
Robeson, Kenneth (Dent, Lester)  
Doc Savage #26: The Annihilist / Cargo Unknown (Bama Cover)
The Annihilist: The Man of Bronze is accused of murder when criminals fall victim to the weird 'pop-eyed death'.

Cargo Unknown: Doc and Renny attempt an undersea rescue when Monk and Ham are trapped inside a disabled submarine.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1945)  
Sanctum Books - 2009 - ISBN: 098220339X / 9780982203392  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New004682 $12.95
Robeson, Kenneth (Dent, Lester)  
Doc Savage #26: The Annihilist / Cargo Unknown (Baumhofer cover)
The Annihilist: The Man of Bronze is accused of murder when criminals fall victim to the weird 'pop-eyed death'.

Cargo Unknown: Doc and Renny attempt an undersea rescue when Monk and Ham are trapped inside a disabled submarine.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1945)  
Sanctum Books - 2009 - ISBN: 0982203381 / 9780982203385  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New004683 $12.95
Robeson, Kenneth (Donovan, Laurence / Dent, Lester)  
Doc Savage #27: Murder Mirage / The Other World
Murder Mirage: What is the connection between a July snowstorm and a woman transformed into a shadow?

The Other World: A mysterious animal pelt leads Doc through a crack in the Earth to primordial dangers.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1936 / 1940)  
Sanctum Books - 2009 - ISBN: 160877001X / 9781608770014  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New004681 $12.95
Sawhney, Hirsh (editor)  
Delhi Noir
Fourteen original stories.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Part I: With You, For You, Always
  • Yesterday Man == Omair Ahmad
  • How I Lost My Clothes == Radhika Jha
  • Last In, First Out == Irwin Allan Sealy
  • Parking == Ruchir Joshi
  • Hissing Cobras == Nalinaksha Bhattacharya
    Part II: Youngistan
  • The Railway Aunty == Mohan Sikka
  • Hostel == Siddharth Chowdhury
  • Small Fry == Meera Nair
  • Fit of Rage == Palash Krishna Mehrotra
  • Just Another Death == Hartosh Singh Bal
    Part III: Walled City, World City
  • Gautam Under a Tree == Hirsh Sawhney
  • The Scam == Tabish Khair
  • The Walls of Delhi == Uday Prakash
  • Cull == Manjula Padmanabhan
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 297 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2009 - ISBN: 193335478X / 9781933354781  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New003438 $15.95
Sefton, Maggie  
Knitting #05: Dyer Consequences
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.  
Already Received   ID: #New003172 $7.99
Sharp, Deborah  
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.  
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2009 - ISBN: 0738713309 / 9780738713304  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New002308 $14.95
Shaw, Catherine  
Vanessa #4: The Riddle of the River
Vanessa must discover the identity of a woman found floating in the River Cam, who may have been a young actress playing the part of Ophelia.  
Novel, 352 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Felony & Mayhem - 2009 - ISBN: 1934609331 / 9781934609330  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New003929 $14.95
Shua, Ana Maria  
Microfictions
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)  
Bison Books - 2009 - ISBN: 0803220901 / 9780803220904  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New004531 $19.95
Silva, Daniel  
Gabriel Allon #08: Moscow Rules
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.  
Already Received   ID: #New003223 $9.99
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)  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2009 - ISBN: 0307390926 / 9780307390929  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New002434 $15.00
Sjowall, Maj / Wahloo, Per  
Martin Beck #6: Murder at the Savoy
When a powerful Swedish industrialist is shot during his after-dinner speech, no one can identify the gunman. Beck finds a web of vice so despicable it's hard to imagine who didn't want the man dead.  
Novel, 216 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1971)  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2009 - ISBN: 0307390918 / 9780307390912  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New002435 $15.00
Smith, Clark Ashton  
Collected Fantasies #4: The Maze of the Enchanter
Nineteen short works, presented chronologically (based on when they were written, not published). Introduction by Gahan Wilson.
    Contents
  • The Mandrakes
  • The Beast of Averoigne
  • A Star-Change
  • The Disinterment of Venus
  • The White Sybil
  • The Ice-Demon
  • The Isle of the Torturers
  • The Dimension of Chance
  • The Dweller in the Gulf
  • The Maze of the Enchanter
  • The Third Episode of Vathek
  • Genius Loci
  • The Secret of the Cairn
  • The Charnel God
  • The Dark Eidolon
  • The Voyage of King Euvoran
  • Vulthoom
  • The Weaver in the Vaults
  • The Flower-Women
 
Collection, 328 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Night Shade - 2009 - ISBN: 1597800317 / 9781597800310  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New004692 $39.95
Stross, Charles  
Freyaverse #1: Saturn's Children
With no humans left to pay for the pleasures she provides, a femmebot agrees to transport a mysterious package from Mercury to Mars - only to become hunted by some very powerful humanoids who will stop at nothing to possess the package.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2009 Hugo Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2009 Locus Award for Best SF Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2009 Prometheus Award
 
Novel, 321 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Ace - 2009 - ISBN: 0441017312 / 9780441017317  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New003219 $7.99
Thompson, Victoria  
Gaslight #10: Murder on Bank Street
1890s New York City: Detective Sergeant Malloy takes up the unsolved murder of midwife Sarah Brandt's husband. What he discovers may destroy Sarah - and Malloy's hopes for a future with her.  
Novel, 326 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2009 - ISBN: 0425228371 / 9780425228371  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New003173 $7.99
Upson, Nicola  
Josephine Tey #1: An Expert in Murder
1934: Traveling from Scotland to London for the final week of her celebrated play Richard of Bordeaux, Josephine is horrified by the murder of a young woman she befriended on the train.  
Novel, 290 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Harper - 2009 - ISBN: 006145155X / 9780061451553  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New002358 $13.99
Vallejo, Boris / Bell, Julie  
The Ultimate Illustrations
The first collection of their sketches in over 15 years, featuring 100 previously unpublished illustrations.  
Art Book, 144 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Collins Design - 2009 - ISBN: 006173358X / 9780061733581  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New002339 $19.99
Vargas, Fred  
Adamsberg #1: The Chalk Circle Man
People are amused when blue chalk circles containing bizarre objects begin to appear on the pavements of Paris - until one contains a woman with her throat slashed.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2009 UK Crime Writers' Association International Dagger
 
Novel, 247 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Penguin - 2009 - ISBN: 0143115952 / 9780143115953  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New002254 $15.00
Waberi, Abdourahman A.  
In the United States of Africa
A satirical short novel. On a re-imagined globe, a stream of humanity flows from the slums of America and the squalor of Europe to escape poverty and desperation in the prosperous United States of Africa. It is in this world that an African doctor on a humanitarian mission to France adopts a child, who later travels to the troubled land of her birth in hope of finding her mother - and perhaps something of her lost self.  
Novel, 123 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Bison Books - 2009 - ISBN: 0803222629 / 9780803222625  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New004530 $19.95
Weber, David  
Safehold #2: By Schism Rent Asunder
As the mercantile kingdom of Charis and its archbishop make the rift with Mother Church explicit, the storm gathers. Schism has come to the world of Safehold.  
Novel, 714 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Tor - 2009 - ISBN: 0765353989 / 9780765353986  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New002845 $8.99
Whittington, Harry  
To Find Cora (Cora is a Nympho!) / Like Mink Like Murder (Passion Hangover) / Body and Passion
Reprints three classic noir novels, plus a Whittington bibliography.  
Omnibus, 319 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1963 / 1965 / 1952)  
Stark House - 2009 - ISBN: 1933586257 / 9781933586250  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New004673 $19.95
Winslow, Don  
Boone Daniels #1: The Dawn Patrol
Surfer / PI Boone Daniels' investigation of an insurance scam leads unexpectedly to a ghost from his past.  
Novel, 303 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2009 - ISBN: 0307278913 / 9780307278913  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New002430 $14.95


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