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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
Williams, Timothy  
Anne Marie Laveaud #2: The Honest Folk of Guadeloupe
1990: When the naked body of a white woman is discovered on a Guadeloupe beach, judge Anne Marie Laveaud is assigned to investigate. As always, the story of a murdered white woman attracts international media attention, and the pressure is on to solve the case before the publicity affects tourism.  
Novel, 322 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Soho Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 1616956224 / 9781616956226  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033808 $15.95
Winspear, Jacqueline  
Maisie Dobbs #02: Birds of a Feather
London, 1930: Private detective Maisie Dobbs has been hired to find a runaway heiress. The case becomes increasingly complicated when three of the woman's friends are found dead.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2004 Agatha Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2005 Bruce Alexander Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 304 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2004)  
Soho Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 1616956321 / 9781616956325  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034022 $15.95
Wynne, Anthony  
Murder of a Lady (alternate title: The Silver Scale Mystery)
Mary Gregor was stabbed to death in her bedroom at Duchlan castle, but the room was locked from within, and the windows are barred. Inspector Dundas is dispatched to investigate. Then more deaths, equally impossible, occur. Luckily for Dundas, gifted amateur sleuth Eustace Hailey is on the scene to lend a hand.  
Novel, 297 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1931)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2016 - ISBN: 146420571X / 9781464205712  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033314 $12.95


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