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Beaton, M.C.  
Agatha Raisin #21: Busy Body
When a Health and Safety Inspector, who had ruled that all of Carsely's traditional holiday decorations are unsafe, turns up stabbed to death with a kitchen knife, Agatha's detective agency is on the case.  
Novel, 278 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
St. Martin's - 2011 - ISBN: 031253650X / 9780312536503  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014393 $7.99
Block, Lawrence  
The Night and the Music: The Matthew Scudder Stories
Signed by the author on the title page. Eleven stories featuring the unlicensed New York PI.
    Contents
  • Growing Up with Matt Scudder: An Appreciation == Brian Koppelman
  • Out the Window
  • A Candle for the Bag Lady
  • By the Dawn's Early Light
  • Batman's Helpers
  • The Merciful Angel of Death
  • The Night and the Music
  • Looking for David
  • Let's Get Lost
  • A Moment of Wrong Thinking
  • Mick Ballou Looks at the Blank Screen
  • One Last Night at Grogan's
  • About These Stories
 
Collection, 237 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Telemachus Press - 2011 - ISBN: 1937387321 / 9781937387327  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016587 $20.00
Bradley, Alan  
Flavia de Luce #3: A Red Herring Without Mustard
Pedaling Gladys, her faithful bicycle, across the countryside in search of clues, clever and unflappable eleven-year-old sleuth Flavia de Luce investigates a pair of crimes: the bludgeoning of an old Gypsy fortune-teller suspected of abducting a local child years ago; and the murder of a notorious layabout who had been caught prowling about the de Luce drawing room.  
Novel, 391 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Bantam - 2011 - ISBN: 0385343469 / 9780385343466  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016382 $15.00
Burke, James Lee  
Robicheaux #06: In the Electric Mist with the Confederate Dead
The skeletal remains of a black man that have washed up in the Atchafalaya swamp take detective Dave Robicheaux back to an unsolved murder that he witnessed in 1957.  
Novel, 471 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1993)  
Pocket - 2011 - ISBN: 1439167605 / 9781439167601  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015711 $9.99
Carparelli, Felicia  
Murder in the Library
Who killed Hieronymus Wilde? Was it his archenemy, his mistress, his wife, or the women in his past? When his body is found on the floor of Violetta Aristotle's department at the Midwestern University Library, the solution to the murder hinges on one of Sherlock Holmes' most famous cases.  
Novel, 236 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
MX Publishing - 2011 - ISBN: 1908218401 / 9781908218407  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016050 $19.95
Cawthorne, Nigel  
A Brief History of Sherlock Holmes
A full biography of the author as well as his creation, including his resurrection following his unlikely death at the hands of archenemy Moriarty. Also surveys the world of Holmes, looking at Victorian crime, the real characters behind Dr. Watson and Inspector Lestrade, and the world on the doorstep of 221B Baker Street.  
Nonfiction, 280 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Running Press - 2011 - ISBN: 0762444088 / 9780762444083  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015305 $13.95
Christie, Agatha  
Hercule Poirot #07: Peril at End House
On holiday on the Cornish Riviera, Poirot is alarmed to hear a pretty young woman describe her recent accidental brushes with death. The brakes on her car failed, a falling boulder missed her by inches, and an oil painting fell and almost crushed her in bed. Then Poirot finds a bullet hole in her sun hat. Can he find the would-be killer before he hits his target?  
Novel, 226 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1932)  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 0062074024 / 9780062074027  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015150 $12.99
Christie, Agatha  
Hercule Poirot #19: Hercule Poirot's Christmas (alternate title: A Holiday for Murder / Murder for Christmas)
Tthe Lee family's Christmas Eve reunion is shattered by a crash of furniture and a wailing scream. Upstairs, the tyrannical Simeon Lee lies dead in a pool of blood, his throat slashed. When Poirot offers to assist, he finds an atmosphere of mutual suspicion. It seems everyone had a reason to hate the old man.  
Novel, 272 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1938)  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 0062074016 / 9780062074010  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015151 $12.99
Christie, Agatha  
Hercule Poirot #28: Mrs. McGinty's Dead (alternate title: Blood Will Tell)
Mrs. McGinty died from a brutal blow to the back of her head. Suspicion falls on her lodger, yet James Bentley just doesn't seem like a murderer. Could the answer lie in an article clipped from a newspaper two days before the death? With a desperate killer still free, Poirot will have to stay alive long enough to find out.  
Novel, 260 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1952)  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 0062074083 / 9780062074089  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015152 $12.99
Christie, Agatha  
Hercule Poirot #37: Elephants Can Remember
On a clifftop, many years earlier, there had been a fatal accident. This was followed by the grisly discovery of two bodies - a husband and wife who had been shot dead. But who had killed whom? Was it a suicide pact? A crime of passion? Or cold-blooded murder? Poirot delves back into the past to find answers.  
Novel, 224 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1972)  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 0062074032 / 9780062074034  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015153 $12.99
Christie, Agatha  
Hercule Poirot #39: Curtain: Poirot's Last Case
Back at Great Styles, the rambling country house where they solved their first murder together, Poirot and Captain Hastings must stop one of the seemingly harmless guests, a five-time murderer, from claiming a sixth victim.  
Novel, 224 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1975)  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 0062074091 / 9780062074096  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015154 $12.99
Christie, Agatha  
Star Over Bethlehem
Short stories and poems celebrating the holiday season, including a retelling of the Christmas story, the fable of a donkey who carries a mother and child safely to Egypt, the tale of a widow who dislikes people until she meets a particular stranger, and more.  
Collection, 204 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1965)  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 006207430X / 9780062074300  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015155 $12.99
Clare, Alys  
Aelf Fen #4: The Way Between the Worlds
1092: 'Come to me! I need you!' These words bring apprentice healer Lassair awake one morning, certain that one of her loved ones is in danger. When news comes that a nun has been murdered at the abbey where her sister Elfritha lives, Lassair sets off immediately. But the danger she will have to face may be greater than she is ready for.  
Novel, 231 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Severn House - 2011 - ISBN: 0727880977 / 9780727880970  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015236 $28.95
Clark, Mary Jane  
Piper Donovan #1: To Have and to Kill
After agreeing to create a wedding cake for the star of a daytime drama, Piper Donovan finds herself investigating - with the help of a handsome FBI agent - when someone close to the bride-to-be is murdered.  
Novel, 338 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Avon - 2011 - ISBN: 006199555X / 9780061995552  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015173 $7.99
Cleeves, Ann  
Shetland #4: Blue Lightning
Inspector Jimmy Perez takes his fiancee Fran home to Fair Isle to meet his parents. When a local married celebrity, who had an eye for the lads, is murdered, Perez discovers that the suspects are very close to him indeed.  
Novel, 357 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2011 - ISBN: 0312384440 / 9780312384449  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014869 $15.99
Cussler, Clive / Cussler, Dirk  
Dirk Pitt #21: Crescent Dawn
In 327 CE, a Roman galley barely escapes a pirate attack with its extraordinary cargo. In 1916, a British warship mysteriously explodes in the middle of the North Sea. In the present day, a cluster of important mosques in Turkey and Egypt are wracked by explosions. Does anything tie them together? NUMA director Dirk Pitt is about to find out, as Roman artifacts discovered in Turkey and Israel unnervingly connect to the rise of a fundamentalist movement determined to restore the glory of the Ottoman Empire, and to the existence of a mysterious long-lost 'manifest', which, if discovered again, may change the history of the world as we know it.  
Novel, 627 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Berkley - 2011 - ISBN: 0425242390 / 9780425242391  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015371 $9.99
Davis, Lindsey  
Falco #02: Shadows in Bronze
Helena Justina has left him in the dust. So when the Emperor Vespasian calls upon him to investigate an act of treason, Falco is more than ready for a distraction. Disguised as an idle vacationer in the company of his best friend Petronius, Falco travels from the Isle of Capreae to Neapolis and then to the great city of Pompeii, where a whole new series of Herculean events - involving yet another conspiracy, and a fateful meeting with his beloved Helena - are about to erupt.  
Novel, 452 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1990)  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2011 - ISBN: 0312614233 / 9780312614232  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014868 $16.99
Eisler, Barry  
John Rain #7: The Detachment
Colonel Scott Horton tracks Rain down in Tokyo, offering a multi-million dollar payday for the 'natural causes' demise of three ultra-high-profile targets who plan to launch a coup in the US. But for a job this big, Rain will need a detachment of other deniable irregulars: his partner Dox, Ben Treven, and Larison. These four lone wolf killers will have to survive presidential hit teams, secret CIA prisons, and a national security state as obsessed with guarding its own secrets as it is with invading the privacy of the populace. But first, they'll have to survive each other.  
Novel, 296 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Thomas & Mercer - 2011 - ISBN: 1612181554 / 9781612181554  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016588 $14.95
Estleman, Loren D.  
Valentino #2: Alone
Rankin tells Valentino he's being blackmailed by his assistant over a letter Greta Garbo wrote to his late wife; Valentino finds Rankin, gun in hand, by his assistant's dead body.  
Novel, 270 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2009 HC  
Forge - 2011 - ISBN: 0765326914 / 9780765326911  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014807 $15.99
Faust, Christa  
Angel Dare #2: Choke Hold
Angel Dare went into Witness Protection to escape her past - not as a porn star, but as a killer who took down the sex slavery ring that destroyed her life. But sometimes the past just won't stay buried.  
Novel, 251 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Hard Case Crime - 2011 - ISBN: 0857682857 / 9780857682857  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015541 $9.95
Ferey, Caryl  
Utu
When a cop friend supposedly commits suicide, hard on the heels of the death of a Maori healer accused of orchestrating a series of murders, Paul Osborne heads to New Zealand in search of the truth. An expert on Maori culture, Osborne suspects the truth is hidden in the healer's practices and mysterious demise, and retraces his dead friend's steps into a world of occult mystery.  
Novel, 385 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Europa - 2011 - ISBN: 1609450558 / 9781609450557  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014757 $15.00
Fingerman, David  
Playing the Hand She's Dealt
Signed by the author on the title page. Louise Miller, an unemployed ex-cop with a gambling problem, arrives home from the casino to find her front door unlocked and a corpse sitting on her sofa. The dead man is Walter Farkos, a man she arrested shortly before resigning from the Minneapolis Police Department, and his killer is out to draw Miller into a sadistic game of cat and mouse.  
Novel, 259 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
L&L Dreamspell - 2011 - ISBN: 1603183353 / 9781603183352  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016420 $14.95
Gage, Leighton  
Mario Silva #4: Every Bitter Thing
When the son of Venezuela's foreign minister is found dead in his Brasilia apartment, Chief Inspector Mario Silva is called in to investigate, and discovers a chain of murders, all with the same MO, and all passengers from the same plane flight.  
Novel, 281 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Soho Crime - 2011 - ISBN: 1569479984 / 9781569479988  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015529 $14.00
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #49: The Shadow Laughs / Voice of Death
The Shadow Laughs: The Shadow teams with Secret Service agent Vic Marquette to investigate a far-reaching counterfeiting ring.

Voice of Death: How can The Shadow prove that an innocent man is not a murderer when witnesses have identified the accused?  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1931 / 1940)  
Sanctum Books - 2011 - ISBN: 1608770532 / 9781608770533  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016043 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore / Elliott, Bruce)  
Shadow #50: The Man from Shanghai / The Golden Dog Murders / Jabberwocky Thrust
The Man from Shanghai: The Man from Shanghai is caught in the deadly web of a murderous mastermind and his spidery Mongol assassin.

The Golden Dog Murders: Blood sapphires drip a deadly trail across New York City.

Jabberwocky Thrust: Lamont Cranston and Inspector Joe Cardona go undercover as Tweedledee and Tweedledum to investigate murders at an Alice in Wonderland ball.  
Omnibus, 144 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1936 / 1938 / 1947)  
Sanctum Books - 2011 - ISBN: 1608770567 / 9781608770564  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016044 $14.95


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