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Cattrell, Bailey (aka Cates, Bailey aka McRae, Cricket)  
Enchanted Garden #1: Daisies for Innocence
The Enchanted Garden behind Ellie's perfume shop draws people of all ages with its fragrant flowers and lush greenery, and customers are flocking to her shop. When her shop assistant is murdered in the garden, it's up to Ellie to sniff out a killer.  
Novel, 313 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451476883 / 9780451476883  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033380 $7.99
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
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
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
Hargla, Indrek  
Apothecary Melchior #1: Apothecary Melchior and the Mystery of St. Olaf's Church
15th century CE: Tallinn, at the edge of the Christian world, is a town of foreign merchants and engineers. When a murder occurs at the castle, Melchior, respected for his arcane knowledge and scientific curiosity, is called in to help find the killer.  
Novel, 285 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st UK Edition  
Peter Owen UK - 2016 - ISBN: 0720618444 / 9780720618440  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032932 $16.95
Houston, Victoria  
Loon Lake #01: Dead Angler
Lew Ferris is the new chief of police in Loon Lake, Wisconsin, and a fly-fishing wonder. When she and her fishing student Doc Osborne find a body floating in the moonlight, she enlists Doc and his buddy Ray to help her investigate.  
Novel, 265 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
Tyrus - 2014 - ISBN: 144058219X / 9781440582196  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034021 $16.99
Japp, Andrea  
Lady Agnes #3 / #4: The Lady Agnes Mystery Volume 2: The Divine Blood / Combat of Shadows
Normandy, 1304 CE: Agnes de Souarcy has survived the Inquisition, but remains the focus of an ancient quest, with many hidden enemies. 'Five women, in the centre the sixth' is the enigmatic prophecy of her destiny, but will she choose to fulfill that role?  
Omnibus, 623 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus  
Gallic - 2015 - ISBN: 1910477176 / 9781910477175  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032968 $18.95
Ludlum, Robert - of interest: Corleone, Douglas  
Paul Janson #4: The Janson Equation
To prevent a war in Asia - which could quickly spread to the rest of the world - Paul Janson and Jessica Kincaid must learn the truth behind a young woman's murder.  
Novel, 440 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grand Central - 2016 - ISBN: 1455577669 / 9781455577668  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033278 $9.99
MacBride, Stuart  
Logan McRae: 22 Dead Little Bodies and Other Stories
Two novellas and two short stories featuring DI Logan McRae and DCI Roberta Steel.
    Contents
  • The Introduction
  • 22 Dead Little Bodies
  • DI Steele's Bad Heir Day
  • Stramash
  • The 45% Hangover
 
Collection, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 0008141762 / 9780008141769  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033564 $14.99
McAlpine, Gordon  
Woman with a Blue Pencil
On the eve of Pearl Harbor, Sam Sumida was a Japanese-American academic, thrust into the role of amateur PI by his wife's death. Now he is discovering that all signs of his existence have been erased. Unaware that he is a discarded fictional creation, he resumes his investigation. Interspersed are chapters from a spy novel featuring a Korean-American PI with anti-Japanese attitudes, the commercially viable character for whom Sumida has been excised. Behind it all is an ambitious young Nisei author, who has made the changes his editor demanded despite being relocated to an internment camp with his family.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original
 
Novel, 189 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Seventh Street - 2015 - ISBN: 1633880885 / 9781633880887  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034028 $13.95
Nesbø, Jo  
Blood on Snow
1970s: Olav works for Oslo's crime kingpin, 'fixing' anyone who causes the man trouble. But it's becoming clear to Olav that the more you know about what your boss is doing, the more your boss might want you 'fixed' yourself - especially if you've fallen in love with his wife.  
Novel, 180 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2016 - ISBN: 0804172552 / 9780804172554  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033807 $14.00
Orenduff, J. Michael  
Pot Thief #7: The Pot Thief Who Studied Georgia O'Keeffe
In all his travels across New Mexico, searching for prehistoric pottery, Hubie has never been able to get access to Trinity Site, where the first atomic bomb was detonated, and where ruins once occupied by the Tompiro Indians are located. When an old associate claims to have a buyer interested in spending big money on a Tompiro pot, Hubie resolves to find a way into the heavily guarded military installation.  
Novel, 285 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road - 2016 - ISBN: 1504020863 / 9781504020862  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033307 $14.99
Orgain, Diana  
Love or Money #2: A Second Chance at Murder
Georgia and Scott are in a new reality TV show, pitting them against other teams in an athletic journey across the Spanish countryside. The competition turns frightening when Scott disappears in the Pyrenees, leaving behind only his bloody wristwatch - and a woman's dead body.  
Novel, 278 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425271692 / 9780425271698  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033372 $7.99
Pike, Penny (aka Warner, Penny)  
Food Festival #3: Death of a Bad Apple
Darcy and Aunt Abby take the food truck to an apple festival, where the death of a fellow guest proves than an apple a day won't keep a killer away. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 298 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451467833 / 9780451467836  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033381 $7.99
Reichs, Kathy  
Temperance Brennan #18: Speaking in Bones
Plus bonus novella 'Bones on Ice'. Amateur detective Hazel Strike, who mines the internet for cold cases, comes to Tempe with a recording of a girl being held prisoner and terrorized. Strike is convinced the voice belongs to Cora Teague - and that the girl's unidentified bones are stored in Tempe's lab.  
Novel, 465 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Bantam - 2016 - ISBN: 0345544064 / 9780345544063  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033821 $9.99
Robb, J.D. (aka Roberts, Nora)  
Eve Dallas #41: Devoted in Death
A body found in a downtown Manhattan alley puts Lieutenant Eve Dallas and her team on the trail of a thrill-killing couple.  
Novel, 323 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 0425279146 / 9780425279144  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033389 $7.99
Robotham, Michael  
Life or Death
Audie was convicted of a Texas robbery in which four people died, and seven million dollars was never recovered. For a decade, Audie has been beaten, stabbed, and threatened by inmates and guards, all desperate to know the secret. The day before he is due to be released, Audie vanishes. Now the hunt for Audie, and the money, is on. But Audie isn't running to save his life - he's trying to save someone else.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2015 UK Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger (Best Novel)
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 418 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2016 - ISBN: 0316252034 / 9780316252034  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032499 $15.99
Rowling, J.K. (writing as Galbraith, Robert)  
Cormoran Strike #2: The Silkworm
After a novelist completes a manuscript that would ruin lives, then disappears, PI Cormoran Strike is hired to investigate.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Shamus Award for Best P.I. Novel
♦  Shortlisted for the 2015 UK Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger (Best Novel)
 
Novel, 652 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2016 - ISBN: 0316351989 / 9780316351980  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033755 $9.99
Ryan, Annelise  
Mattie Winston #7: Stiff Competition
When a recently arrived real estate developer is found dead in the Wisconsin woods, an arrow through his neck, it's up to deputy coroner Mattie Winston to track down the killer.  
Novel, 360 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1617734101 / 9781617734106  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033852 $7.99
Sansom, C.J.  
Matthew Shardlake #6: Lamentation
Autumn, 1546: King Henry VIII is on his deathbed. When a radical memoir she has written disappears and the printer she had entrusted the manuscript to is murdered, Queen Catherine Parr turns to shrewd lawyer Matthew Shardlake for help.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2015 UK Crime Writers' Association Historical Dagger
 
Novel, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Little, Brown Mulholland - ISBN: 0316254975 / 9780316254977  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032501 $16.99
Scherm, Rebecca  
Unbecoming
Grace restores bric-a-brac, mends teapots, and resets gems in Paris. She calls herself Julie and says she's from California. In truth, her home is a Tennessee town - where two young men have just been paroled after serving time for a heist that Grace planned.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American
 
Novel, 308 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0143128310 / 9780143128311  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034027 $16.00
Shelton, Paige  
Dangerous Type #1: To Helvetica and Back
Clare and her grandfather Chester repair old typewriters and restore old books. When a stranger demands the antique typewriter they're repairing, then turns up dead in an alley, Clare wonders: what makes a typewriter worth killing for?  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425277259 / 9780425277256  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033376 $7.99
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #21: The Cellars of the Majestic (alternate title: Maigret and the Hotel Majestic)
When a wealthy American's wife is found strangled in the basement of a luxury hotel, Maigret's inquiries take him from the hotel's endless corridors to the countryside of the Bois de Boulogne and sun-drenched Cannes, into a world of prostitution, drug addiction, and blackmail.  
Novel, 168 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1942)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 024118844X / 9780241188446  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032295 $11.00
Stewart, Fran  
ScotShop #2: A Wee Dose of Death
Business is booming at Peggy's Vermont ScotShop, but she's at her wit's end trying to keep her 14th-century ghostly companion Dirk in line. When a local professor is murdered, they must set aside their differences to find a killer.  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425270327 / 9780425270325  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033377 $7.99
Stratford, Jordan  
Wollstonecraft Detective Agency #1: The Case of the Missing Moonstone
Ages 8 and up. 1826: Brilliant eleven-year-old Lady Ada Byron and astute, adventurous fourteen-year-old Mary Godwin form a detective agency. Their first case involves a stolen heirloom, a false confession, and an array of fishy suspects.  
Novel, 216 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Yearling - 2016 - ISBN: 0385754434 / 9780385754439  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033829 $6.99


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