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Child, Lee - of interest: Beahm, George  
The Jack Reacher Field Manual
An unofficial companion to Lee Child's Reacher novels, including a detailed dossier on Reacher, Reacher's rules of engagement, a drifter's roadmap of the US, a biography of Child, and more.  
Nonfiction, 220 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Smart Pop - 2016 - ISBN: 1941631029 / 9781941631027  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033922 $14.95
Child, Lincoln  
Lethal Velocity (original title: Utopia)
Ruthless criminals have infiltrated a cutting-edge theme park and its computer systems. If their demands are met, park visitors won't be harmed; if not, bloodbath. Can the brilliant engineer who designed much of the park find a way to save thousands of innocent lives?  
Novel, 424 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Ballantine - 2016 - ISBN: 0399594965 / 9780399594960  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033826 $9.99
Christie, Agatha  
Tommy & Tuppence #1: The Secret Adversary (TV tie-in edition)
Tommy and Tuppence, two people flat broke and out of work, are restless for excitement. They embark on a daring business scheme: Young Adventurers Ltd., 'willing to do anything, go anywhere'. But their first assignment, for the sinister Mr. Whittington, draws them into a political conspiracy, and they find themselves plunged into more danger than they ever imagined.  
Novel, 308 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1922)  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 006244994X / 9780062449948  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033579 $13.99
Christie, Agatha  
Tommy & Tuppence #3: N or M? (TV tie-in edition)
During World War II, Britain faces threats from Nazis posing as ordinary citizens. With pressure mounting, the intelligence service appoints two unlikely spies, Tommy and Tuppence. Their mission: among the colorful guests at a seaside hotel, they are to seek out a man and a woman who have just murdered Britain's finest agent.  
Novel, 236 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1941)  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062449931 / 9780062449931  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033580 $13.99
Clark, Mary Higgins  
Death Wears a Beauty Mask and Other Stories
Ten short works of suspense fiction.
    Contents
  • Death Wears a Beauty Mask
  • Stowaway
  • When the Bough Breaks
  • Voices in the Coalbin
  • The Cape Cod Masquerade
  • Definitely, a Crime of Passion
  • The Man Next Door
  • Haven't We Met Before?
  • The Funniest Thing Has Been Happening Lately
  • The Tell-Tale Purr
 
Collection, 338 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 1501111000 / 9781501111006  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033884 $7.99
Cleeland, Anne  
Acton & Doyle #3: Murder in Hindsight
Newly promoted DS Kathleen Doyle contends with a series of homicides that point to a vigilante killer - the victims are all criminals who eluded justice. Meanwhile, DCI Acton must outmaneuver an unscrupulous reporter who is being fed information by someone at Scotland Yard.  
Novel, 388 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 075828795X / 9780758287953  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033850 $7.99
Cobley, Michael  
Humanity's Fire #4: Ancestral Machines
Three hundred worlds orbit a single artificial star, three hundred battlefields where different species vie. It is a cage where war is a game, and all must bend the knee to the Lords of Permutation and the ancient sentient weapons with which they have merged. Trapped in this crucible of death, Brannan Pyke, captain and smuggler, must fight his way to freedom.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 446 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Orbit - 2016 - ISBN: 031622118X / 9780316221184  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028513 $15.99
Collins, Max Allan  
Quarry #03: Quarry's Deal (alternate title: The Dealer)
Quarry puts a plan to target other hitmen in motion, following one from Florida to the Midwest. But this killer is a beauty, as dangerous in bed as she is deadly on the job. Has Quarry finally met his match?  
Novel, 222 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1976)  
Hard Case Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 1783298871 / 9781783298877  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033811 $9.95
Cook, J.J. (aka Lavene, Joyce & Jim aka Grant, Ellie)  
Sweet Pepper Fire Brigade #4: Sweet Pepper Hero
Eric, Stella's resident ghost, has vanished. But before she can track down his latest haunt, she's called in to investigate a fire at a local moonshine distillery. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425279235 / 9780425279236  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033378 $7.99
Cornwell, Bernard  
Saxon Tales #08: The Empty Throne
10th century CE: Aethelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Aethelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Aethelred. Widely loved and respected, Aethelflaed has all the makings of a leader - but could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne.  
Novel, 296 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062250728 / 9780062250728  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033582 $15.99
Cornwell, Bernard  
Saxon Tales #08: The Empty Throne audiobook
10th century CE: Aethelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Aethelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Aethelred. Widely loved and respected, Aethelflaed has all the makings of a leader - but could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne.  
Novel, Audio CD(s), Unabridged - 11.25 hours, 10 CDs, performed by Matt Bates  
Harper Audio - 2016 - ISBN: 0062443658 / 9780062443656  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033583 $19.99
Corrigan, Gordon  
Waterloo: Wellington, Napoleon, and the Battle That Saved Europe
A veteran military historian brings fresh life to the final campaign and battle between the Allied armies and Napoleon's army.  
Nonfiction, 341 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Pegasus - 2016 - ISBN: 1605989398 / 9781605989396  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033297 $16.95
Dams, Jeanne M.  
Dorothy Martin #16: The Gentle Art of Murder
A drinks party at the University art department turns sour when a corpse is found at the bottom of the lift shaft. Dorothy and her husband Alan put their local knowledge and sleuthing skills to good use in the ensuing investigation.  
Novel, 216 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Severn House - 2015 - ISBN: 1847515851 / 9781847515858  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033257 $17.95
Davis, Hank (editor)  
Worst Contact
Twenty-one stories (twenty reprints, one original) of alien contact gone wrong
    Contents
  • From First to Worst (introduction) == Hank Davis
  • Puppet Show == Fredric Brown
  • Contact! == David Drake
  • The Flat-Eyed Monster == William Tenn
  • The Power == Murray Leinster
  • Early Model == Robert Sheckley
  • Her Sister's Keeper == Sarah A. Hoyt
  • Plaything == Larry Niven
  • Random Sample == T.P. Caravan
  • No Love in All of Dwingeloo == Tony Daniel
  • First Contact, Sort Of == Karen Haber and Carol Carr
  • Fortitude == David Brin
  • They're Made Out of Meat == Terry Bisson
  • Alien Stones == Gene Wolfe
  • Pictures Don't Lie == Katherine MacLean
  • Backwardness == Poul Anderson
  • Dodger Fan == Will Stanton
  • No Shoulder to Cry On == Hank Davis
  • Hornets' Nest == Lloyd Biggle Jr.
  • Protected Species == H.B. Fyfe
  • The Cage == A. Bertram Chandler
  • Shadow World == Clifford D. Simak
 
Anthology, 362 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476780986 / 9781476780986  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032151 $14.00
Dietz, William C.  
Mutant Files #3: Graveyard
2065: When the Aztec Empire attacks California with a mutant army, LAPD detective Cassandra Lee finds herself caught in the middle of a war. She needs to keep the city safe while unearthing the shady mayor's political secrets.  
Novel, 298 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 0425273350 / 9780425273357  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033341 $7.99
Duane, Diane  
Young Wizards #10: Games Wizards Play
Ages 12 and up. It's time for the Invitational, where the planet's sharpest young wizards show off their best spells. Nita and Kit have been drafted to mentor Penn Shao-Feng, who has a dangerous new take on managing solar weather. And Dairine is mentoring Mehrnaz Farrahi, who specializes in defusing earthquakes, but is struggling with a toxic family bent on using her to further their own agendas. When both candidates make it to the finals, they and their mentors are flung into a final conflict that could change the solar system for the better - or damage Earth beyond wizardly repair.  
Novel, 620 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 054741806X / 9780547418063  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033936 $17.99
Edwards, Martin (editor)  
Murder at the Manor
Classic short stories featuring English country house murders.  
Anthology, 376 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2016 - ISBN: 1464205736 / 9781464205736  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033316 $12.95
Ellison, Harlan  
Can & Can'tankerous
Ten previously uncollected tales from the fifth and sixth decades of Ellison's writing career.
    Contents
  • How Interesting: A Tiny Man
  • Never Send to Know for Whom the Lettuce Wilts
  • Objects of Desire in the Mirror Are Closer than They Appear
  • Loose Cannon, or Rubber Duckies in Space
  • From A to Z, in the Sarsaparilla Alphabet
  • Weariness
  • The Toad Prince, or, Sex Queen of the Martian Pleasure-Domes
  • Incognita, Inc.
  • Goodbye to All That
  • He Who Grew Up Reading Sherlock Holmes
 
Collection, 242 pages, Hardcover, 1st Trade Edition  
Subterranean - 2015 - ISBN: 1596067519 / 9781596067516  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033895 $45.00
Flint, Eric / Spoor, Ryk E.  
Boundary: Castaway #1: Castaway Planet
Half a year into their journey to the colony world of Tantalus, Sakura Kimei, her family, and her best friend, the alien nicknamed Whips, were torn from the safety of their colony ship. In a crippled lifeboat, they had one chance to find a habitable world. But they will find that their apparent salvation is a world of a thousand secrets.  
Novel, 364 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781346 / 9781476781341  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033865 $7.99
Fluke, Joanne  
Hannah Swensen #20: Double Fudge Brownie Murder
Hannah is nervous about the upcoming trial for her involvement in a tragic accident. She's eager to clear her name, but winds up prime suspect when the judge is bludgeoned to death with his own gavel.  
Novel, 376 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 0758280416 / 9780758280411  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033848 $7.99
Foster, Emily  
The Drowning Eyes
When the Dragon Ships ravage the trade lanes and towns of the Jihiri Islands, people hope the Windspeakers can steal the breeze from the raiders' sails and save the islands. But their magic has been stolen, and only young Windspeaker apprentice Shina can bring their power back and save her people. Captain Tazir has seen plenty of storms and pirates, and she's not much interested in getting involved, but Shina has caught her eye. Will that be enough to convince the grizzled sailor to risk her ship, her crew, and her neck?  
Novella, 134 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765387689 / 9780765387684  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033643 $12.99
French, John  
Warhammer 40,000: Ahriman #3: Unchanged
Ahriman, former Chief Librarian of the Thousand Sons, now exile and sorcerer, is finally ready to attempt the most audacious feat of his long life. His goal? Undoing his greatest failure and reversing the Rubric that damned his Legion.  
Novel, 409 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Black Library - 2015 - ISBN: 1784960454 / 9781784960452  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032178 $14.00
Gies, Joseph / Gies, Frances  
Life in a Medieval City
1250 CE: Merchants and bankers from all over Europe gather at Troyes, creating a bustling market center typical of the feudal era. Through the day-to-day life of burghers, we learn how financial transactions were conducted, how medieval cities were governed, and what life was like for a wide range of people.  
Nonfiction, 274 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1981)  
Harper Perennial - 2016 - ISBN: 0062415182 / 9780062415189  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033581 $15.99
Goh, Jaymee (editor) / Chng, Joyce (editor)  
The Sea Is Ours
Twelve original tales of steampunk Southeast Asia.
    Contents
  • On the Consequence of Sound == Timothy Dimacali
  • Chasing Volcanoes == Marilag Angway
  • Ordained == L.L. Hill
  • The Last Aswang == Alessa Hinlo
  • Life Under Glass == Nghi Vo
  • Between Severed Souls == Paolo Chikiamco
  • The Unmaking of the Cuadro Amoroso == Kate Osias
  • Working Woman == Olivia Ho
  • Spider Here == Robert Liow
  • The Chamber of Souls == z.m. qu&ygrave;nh
  • Petrified == Ivanna Mendels
  • The Insects and Women Sing Together == Pear Nuallak
 
Anthology, 208 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Rosarium - 2015 - ISBN: 1495607569 / 9781495607561  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032902 $15.95
Green, Simon R.  
Nightside: Tales from the Nightside
Collects ten urban fantasy stories set in the Nightside, include an original novella.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • The Nightside, Needless to Say
  • Razor Eddie's Big Night Out
  • Lucy, at Christmastime
  • Appetite for Murder
  • The Difference a Day Makes
  • Some of These Cons Go Way Back
  • The Spirit of the Thing
  • Hungry Heart
  • How Do You Feel?
  • The Big Game
 
Collection, 308 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 0425270769 / 9780425270769  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032248 $16.00


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