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Kuhfeld, Ellen  
Secret Murder: Who Shall Judge?
Alternate history set in a North America settled by Europeans in the Middle Ages. Thorolf Pike was trouble. Declared an outlaw and exiled from his home, he had come from Surtsheim, where his fellow Norsemen lived, to Northlanding, where English settlers lived. Now he was dead, by an unknown hand. Who killed him? And should the murderer be judged by English law, or by Norse law?  
Novel, 154 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
FTL Publications - 2011 - ISBN: 0982523289 / 9780982523285  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016085 $15.95
Lane, Andrew  
Young Sherlock #1: Death Cloud
Ages 12 and up. 1868: Staying in Hampshire with his uncle and aunt, fourteen-year-old Sherlock Holmes and his American tutor investigate when two people die from symptoms that resemble the plague. (Endorsed by the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Literary Estate)  
Novel, 311 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Square Fish - 2011 - ISBN: 031256371X / 9780312563714  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014889 $9.99
Lane, Vicki  
Full Circle Farm #6: Under the Skin
Elizabeth Goodweather and her city-girl sister Gloria couldn't be more different. Elizabeth lives on a farm in the Great Smoky Mountains. Gloria lives in Florida off an ex-husband's fortune. Now Gloria has parked herself at Full Circle Farm, on the run from her latest man, who, she insists, is trying to kill her. Elizabeth thinks this is just another of her sister's fantasies. Besides, Elizabeth has her wedding to plan - if only she can overcome her fear that the man who already shares her life may not be what he appears to be.  
Novel, 385 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Bantam - 2011 - ISBN: 0345533658 / 9780345533654  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016448 $15.00
Lawson, Mike  
Joe DeMarco #1: The Inside Ring
After a failed assassination attempt on the US President, there's some indication that his Secret Service agents might have been compromised. Speaker of the House Dan Mahoney assigns his fixer Joe DeMarco to determine if the Secret Service was really involved.  
Novel, 410 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2005)  
Grove - 2011 - ISBN: 0802145590 / 9780802145598  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015308 $7.99
Leonard, Elmore  
Djibouti
In Djibouti to make a documentary, filmmaker Dara Barr finds more than she expected: pirates, a Saudi diplomat with dubious connections, a billionaire American who loves to fire his 600 caliber elephant gun, and an al Qaeda terrorist from Miami who wants to blow up something big.  
Novel, 279 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 0061735213 / 9780061735219  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015109 $14.99
Limon, Martin  
Sueno & Bascom #1: Jade Lady Burning
1970s: When a young Korean woman is found murdered in a torched apartment in Seoul's red-light district, her American soldier boyfriend is a suspect; military policemen George Sueno and Ernie Bascom investigate.  
Novel, 254 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1991)  
Soho Crime - 2011 - ISBN: 1616950900 / 9781616950903  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015532 $9.99
Lindsay, Jeff  
Dexter #6: Double Dexter
Signed by the author on the title page. Not pleased to discover that someone is shadowing him, observing him, and copying his methods, Dexter plans to deal with the copycat in his own pleasurable way.  
Novel, 337 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Doubleday - 2011 - ISBN: 0385532377 / 9780385532372  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015468 $25.95
Lurie, April  
The Less-Dead
Ages 14 and up. Noah has been getting drunk, getting high, and dissing the religious beliefs of his father, who hosts a Christian radio show, and whom Noah accuses of spreading hate. When two gay teens are murdered, Noah is convinced the killer is a caller on his dad's program, and is drawn into a game of cat and mouse as he investigates.  
Novel, 228 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Ember - 2011 - ISBN: 0375845437 / 9780375845437  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015570 $8.99
Mallo, Ernesto  
Lascano #2: Sweet Money
Superintendent Lascano is drawn into a war between the Buenos Aires chief of police and the Apostles, drug-dealing cops who want to control the city. When the chief of police is murdered, Lascano becomes the Apostles' next target. His only way out of the country is to retrieve the loot from a bungled bank robbery.  
Novel, 223 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st UK Edition  
Bitter Lemon Press - 2011 - ISBN: 1904738737 / 9781904738732  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014946 $14.95
Mankell, Henning  
Daniel
1875: On a scientific expedition in the Kalahari, Hans Bengler adopts a small boy whose tribe has been attacked by European raiders. When they arrive back in Sweden, he finds that raising a child across a vast cultural divide is more difficult than he'd imagined.  
Novel, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Vintage - 2011 - ISBN: 0307385841 / 9780307385840  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015480 $15.00
Maron, Margaret  
Deborah Knott #16: Christmas Mourning
When a young cheerleader dies in a car crash, her rural North Carolina community is devastated. Deputy Bryant soon learns her death was not an accident, and more lives may be lost unless he and Deborah can uncover what really happened.  
Novel, 297 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Grand Central - 2011 - ISBN: 0446555797 / 9780446555791  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015328 $7.99
McDermid, Val  
A Darker Domain
Fife, Scotland: Cold Case Review Team head Karen Pirie investigates two 1980s cases: a missing strikebreaker and the death of a kidnapped heiress.  
Novel, 355 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2009 HC  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 0061688991 / 9780061688997  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016084 $14.99
Meade, Amy Patricia  
Pret' Near Perfect #1: Well-Offed in Vermont
Having just moved from Manhattan to Vermont, Stella and Nick find a dead man in their well, and set out to question the quirky locals. They just might be able to help Sheriff Mills solve a murder.  
Novel, 236 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2011 - ISBN: 0738725900 / 9780738725901  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014133 $14.95
Morrell, David  
The Spy Who Came for Christmas
On Christmas Eve in Santa Fe, agent Paul Kagan feverishly seeks refuge for himself and the baby he holds tightly, who has the power to change the course of global events. Pursued by members of the Russian Mafiya, Kagan finds an unexpected pair of allies: a mother and her young son.  
Novel, 228 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Vanguard Press - 2011 - ISBN: 1593157010 / 9781593157012  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015303 $6.99
Mulligan, Andy  
Trash
Ages 12 and up. In an unnamed Third World country, in the not-so-distant future, three boys make a living picking through the mountains of garbage on the outskirts of a large city. One unlucky-lucky day, they find something very special and very mysterious. So mysterious that they decide to keep it, even when the city police offer a handsome reward for its return. They'll need all of their cunning and courage to stay ahead of their pursuers, solve a mystery, and right a terrible wrong.  
Novel, 232 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Ember - 2011 - ISBN: 0385752164 / 9780385752169  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015572 $8.99
Newman, Kim  
Moriarty: The Hound of the D'Urbervilles
Meet the twisted evil twins of Holmes and Watson: Professor James Moriarty - wily, fiercely intelligent, unpredictable; and Colonel Sebastian 'Basher' Moran - violent, politically incorrect, debauched. Together they run London crime, owning police and criminals alike, and unraveling mysteries for their own gain.  
Novel, 478 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2011 - ISBN: 0857682830 / 9780857682833  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015543 $14.95
Oates, Joyce Carol (editor)  
New Jersey Noir
Nineteen original stories set in New Jersey.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Part I: Inner-City New Jersey
  • Live for Today == S.A. Solomon
  • Soul Anatomy == Lou Manfredo
  • New Day Newark == S.J. Rozan
  • Newark Black: 1940-1954 == C.K. Williams
    Part II: Romance & Nostalgia
  • Lola == Jonathan Santlofer
  • The Enigma of Grover's Mill == Bradford Morrow
  • Broken Glass == Gerald Stern
  • Wunderlich == Sheila Kohler
  • Atlantis == Richard Burgin
  • August: Feeding Frenzy == Alicia Ostriker
    Part III: Commerce & Retribution
  • A Bag for Nicholas == Hirsh Sawhney
  • Glass Eels == Jeffrey Ford
  • Meadowlands Spike == Barry N. Malzberg and BIll Pronzini
  • Kettle Run == Robert Arellano
  • Noir, NJ == Paul Muldoon
    Part IV: Garden State Underground
  • Too Near Real == Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Excavation == Edmund White and Michael Carroll
  • Long Brand Underground == Robert Pinsky
  • Run Kiss Daddy == Joyce Carol Oates
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 274 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic Books - 2011 - ISBN: 1617750263 / 9781617750267  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014943 $15.95
Parker, Ann  
Silver Rush #4: Mercury's Rise
1880: Tuberculosis victims are flocking to the health resort of Manitou, Colorado. But Inez Stannert is headed there to reunite with her son and her sister. On the stagecoach, East Coast businessman Edward Pace dies mysteriously. His widow begs Inez to make inquiries into his untimely death.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2011 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel
♦  Winner of the 2012 Bruce Alexander Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery

 
Novel, 364 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen Press - 2011 - ISBN: 1590589637 / 9781590589632  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015853 $14.95
Penzler, Otto (editor)  
Christmas at The Mysterious Bookshop
Seventeen stories with a holiday theme, each previously published only as a limited-edition chapbook.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Otto Penzler
  • Give Till It Hurts == Donald E. Westlake
  • Schemes and Variations == George Baxt
  • The Theft of the Rusty Bookmark == Edward D. Hoch
  • Murder for Dummies == Ron Goulart
  • As Dark as Christmas Gets == Lawrence Block
  • The Holiday Fairy == Jeremiah Healy
  • I Saw Mommy Killing Santa Claus == Ed McBain
  • The Grift of the Magi == S.J. Rozan
  • My Object All Sublime == Anne Perry
  • Christmas Spirit == Michael Malone
  • The Lesson of the Season == Thomas H. Cook
  • Yule Be Sorry == Lisa Michelle Atkinson
  • The Long Winter's Nap == Rupert Holmes
  • Cold Reading == Charles Ardai
  • The Killer Christian == Andrew Klavan
  • The 74th Tale == Jonathan Santlofer
  • What's in a Name? == Mary Higgins Clark
 
Anthology, 257 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Vanguard Press - 2011 - ISBN: 1593156774 / 9781593156770  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014438 $14.99
Perry, Anne  
Christmas #07 / #08: A Christmas Vigil: A Christmas Promise / A Christmas Odyssey
A Christmas Promise: London, 1895: Thirteen-year-old Gracie and eight-year-old Minnie team up to solve the murder of Minnie's uncle and find her family's missing donkey.

A Christmas Odyssey: An old friend's son has vanished into a sensation-obsessed underworld; Henry Rathbone searches for him, with unexpected help from Squeaky, who works in Hester Monk's medical clinic, and Crow, a doctor who works in the slums of Victorian London.  
Omnibus, 389 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2009 / 2010 HCs  
Ballantine - 2011 - ISBN: 0345524918 / 9780345524911  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015518 $15.00
Perry, Anne  
Thomas Pitt #08: Cardington Crescent
When womanizing aristocrat George March is found dead over his morning coffee, his family decides to deal with the scandal as discreetly and quickly as possible: they accuse March's wife Emily of the murder. Emily's sister Charlotte and her husband, Inspector Thomas Pitt, take on the seemingly irreproachable March clan, and uncover a web of corruption and depravity that leads from the elegant town house to the slums of Victorian London - and to yet another murder.  
Novel, 297 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1987)  
Ballantine - 2011 - ISBN: 0345514076 / 9780345514073  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016385 $15.00
Perry, Anne  
Thomas Pitt #09: Silence in Hanover Close
Asked to conduct a discreet investigation into the unsolved murder of a diplomat, Inspector Thomas Pitt is all too aware that his superiors simply want things smoothed over. It's up to Pitt's wellborn wife Charlotte and her sister Emily to garner information from the man's high society family. Privy to conversations that would never reach the ears of a policeman, they find a secret so shocking it will lead to more deaths - including, quite possibly, Pitt's own.  
Novel, 345 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1988)  
Ballantine - 2011 - ISBN: 0345523733 / 9780345523730  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016386 $15.00
Perry, Anne  
Thomas Pitt #10: Bethlehem Road
Sir Lockwood Hamilton, the kindest of family men and most conscientious member of Parliament, is elegantly attired, tied to the lamppost on Westminster Bridge, and quite dead, his throat cut. Before Inspector Thomas Pitt can even speculate on the reasons, a colleague of Sir Lockwood's meets the same fate in the same spot. Charlotte Pitt scouts society's drawing rooms for clues to these appalling crimes.  
Novel, 313 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1990)  
Ballantine - 2011 - ISBN: 0345514114 / 9780345514110  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016387 $15.00
Perry, Anne  
Thomas Pitt #11: Highgate Rise
Arson results in a woman's death in a quiet London suburb. But was she the intended victim, or was her husband? Or did he set the blaze himself to inherit her fortune? With clues scarce, Inspector Thomas Pitt turns to the woman's distinguished relatives, hoping for answers. Meanwhile, Charlotte retraces the dangerous path the woman walked in the last months of her life, and finds a sinister web that stretches from the lowest slums to the loftiest centers of power.  
Novel, 330 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1991)  
Ballantine - 2011 - ISBN: 0345523768 / 9780345523761  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016388 $15.00
Perry, Anne  
Thomas Pitt #14: The Hyde Park Headsman
Gruesome beheadings in Hyde Park have London in a state of terror, and if newly promoted Police Superintendent Thomas Pitt can't apprehend the perpetrator quickly, he may find himself out of a job.  
Novel, 392 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1994)  
Ballantine - 2011 - ISBN: 0345514157 / 9780345514158  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016389 $15.00


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