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Mystery Scene #143
Gregg Hurwitz; Jessica Jones: from page to TV; Ausma Zehanat Khan; reviews; more.  
Magazine, 68 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2016 - ISBN: mystscene143  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034652 $7.50
Beaton, M.C.  
Hamish Macbeth #31: Death of a Liar
When a woman falsely reports being attacked, then winds up dead, Sergeant Macbeth must sort through all of her lies to solve the crime.  
Novel, 273 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grand Central - 2016 - ISBN: 1455504777 / 9781455504770  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033281 $7.99
Bradley, Alan  
Flavia de Luce #7: As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust
Plus bonus Flavia story 'The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse'. After a charred and mummified body tumbles out of a chimney at her boarding school in Canada, amid rumors that the school is haunted, and that several girls have disappeared without a trace, aspiring chemist and sleuth Flavia de Luce goes on the hunt for the victim's identity and time of death, as well as suspects, motives, and means.  
Novel, 423 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Bantam - 2016 - ISBN: 034553994X / 9780345539946  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033813 $15.00
Bude, John  
William Meredith #16: Death on the Riviera
When a counterfeit currency racket comes to light on the French Riviera, DI William Meredith is dispatched from London to investigate.  
Novel, 242 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1952)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2016 - ISBN: 1464205698 / 9781464205699  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033315 $12.95
Burke, James Lee  
Robicheaux #09: Cadillac Jukebox
Aaron Crown comes from a long line of shady Cajuns, rumored to have Klan ties, so his arrest for the murder of a black civil rights leader is no surprise. But when the man who worked hardest to put Crown away ascends to the governor's mansion, detective Dave Robicheaux begins to suspect that Aaron may be innocent.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' 1996 Gold Dagger
 
Novel, 402 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1996)  
Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 1501122126 / 9781501122125  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034215 $9.99
Caldwell, Ian  
The Fifth Gospel
A mysterious exhibit is under construction at the Vatican Museums. When its curator is murdered, his research partner, Father Alex Andreaou, must reconstruct the dead curator's secret: what the four Christian gospels, and a little-know fifth gospel, reveal about the Church's most controversial relic.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Thriller Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 476 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 1501131966 / 9781501131967  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034216 $9.99
Camilleri, Andrea  
Montalbano: Montalbano's First Case and Other Stories
Twenty-one short stories follow the quirky Sicilian cop through highlight cases of his career.
    Contents
  • Author's Preface
  • Montalbano's First Case
  • Fifty Pairs of Hobnailed Boots
  • Neck and Neck
  • Fellow Traveler
  • Dress Rehearsal
  • Amore
  • The Artist's Touch
  • Montalbano's Rice Fritters
  • As Alice Did
  • The Pact
  • Mortally Wounded
  • Catarella Solves a Case
  • Being Here . . .
  • Seven Mondays
  • Judicial Review
  • Pessoa Maintains
  • The Cat and the Goldfinch
  • Montalbano Says No
  • A Kidnapping
  • Montalbano Afraid
  • Better the Darkness
  • Notes
 
Collection, 538 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0143121626 / 9780143121626  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033506 $19.00
Daly, Elizabeth  
Henry Gamadge #15: Death and Letters
Gentleman sleuth Henry Gamadge is summoned to a secluded estate by means of a crossword puzzle - the only means of communication for a widow being held captive by her relatives - to investigate her husband's suspicious death.  
Novel, 166 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1950)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2016 - ISBN: 1631940724 / 9781631940729  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033063 $12.95
Ferris, Monica (aka Pulver, Mary Monica)  
Needlecraft #18: Darned If You Do
When Tom Riordan is injured and then found murdered in his hospital bed, Betsy knows that finding clues to the killer in the clutter Tom left behind will be like looking for a needle in a haystack.  
Novel, 295 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425270114 / 9780425270110  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033390 $7.99
Goddard, Robert  
Sea Change
1721: London is reeling from the effects of an enormous financial scandal. To discharge his debts, mapmaker William Spandrel agrees to convey a secret package to Amsterdam, only to find he has become a pawn in a very dangerous game.  
Novel, 465 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Mysterious Press - 2016 - ISBN: 0802124771 / 9780802124777  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034284 $16.00
Hamilton, Glen Erik  
Van Shaw #1: Past Crimes
Van Shaw was raised to be a thief, but broke all ties to that life and joined the military. Now he's been summoned home by his grandfather, only to find the old man shot through the head. To find the killer, Van plunges back into the underworld.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author
♦  Winner of the 2016 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Nero Award
 
Novel, 418 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062344560 / 9780062344564  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033593 $9.99
Horvath, Polly  
Lord and Lady Bunny - Almost Royalty
Ages 8 and up. Madeleine wants to save money for college, but her impractical parents are broke. When they inherit a sweet shoppe in England, they see an answer to their problems. Meanwhile, Mr. and Mrs. Bunny - formerly detectives - are looking for new professions, and Mrs. Bunny decides she would like to be Queen. Soon they too are headed for England.  
Novel, 293 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Yearling - 2016 - ISBN: 0307980685 / 9780307980687  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033830 $8.99
James, Delia (aka Zettel, Sarah)  
Witch's Cat #1: A Familiar Tail
Annabelle's visit to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, takes an unexpected turn when she follows a smoky gray cat into a cottage: she finds herself suddenly saddled with a witch's wand and a furry familiar, and meets local women who use spells, charms, and potions to try to keep the people of Portsmouth safe. The mystery surrounding the death of the cat's previous owner grows when another local turns up dead. Armed with magic, friends, and a charmed cat, Annabelle sets out to uncover a killer.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 324 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451476573 / 9780451476579  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033402 $7.99
James, Miranda  
Cat in the Stacks #6: Arsenic and Old Books
Plus bonus story 'When Charlie Met Diesel'. Librarian Charlie Harris is asked to authenticate a set of Civil War-era diaries donated by a prominent family. He'll need to be careful, because the more he reads, the closer he might be getting to his final chapter.  
Novel, 308 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425277534 / 9780425277539  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033391 $7.99
Kardos, Michael  
Before He Finds Her
After fifteen years in hiding, Melanie returns to Silver Bay in hopes of doing what the authorities have not: find her murderous father before he finds her.  
Novel, 368 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Mysterious Press - 2016 - ISBN: 0802124704 / 9780802124708  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033921 $14.00
Kerr, Philip  
Bernie Gunther #10: The Lady from Zagreb
A beautiful actress, a rising star of the giant German film company UFA, now controlled by the Propaganda Ministry. The clever, dangerous Propaganda Minister, ambitious schemer, and flagrant libertine. And Bernie Gunther, forced to do favors for Joseph Goebbels at the Propaganda Minister's command. Set down amid the killing fields of Ustashe-controlled Croatia, Bernie finds himself in a world of mindless brutality where everyone has a hidden agenda.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 420 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 1101982519 / 9781101982518  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033508 $16.00
Lansdale, Joe R.  
Hap & Leonard: Hap and Leonard
All the short stories and tall tales about crime-fighting duo Hap Collins, a liberal good ol' boy, and Leonard Pine, a conservative gay black Vietnam veteran.
    Contents
  • An Appreciation of Joe R. Lansdale == Michael Koryta
  • Hyenas
  • Veil's Visit == written with Andrew Vachss
  • Death by Chili
  • Dead Aim
  • The Boy Who Became Invisible
  • Not Our Kind
  • Bent Twig
  • Joe R. Lansdale Interviews Hap Collins and Leonard Pine
  • The Care and Feeding and Raising Up of Hap and Leonard
 
Collection, 230 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tachyon - 2016 - ISBN: 1616961910 / 9781616961916  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034282 $15.95
Larson, Nathan (editor) / Edenborg, Carl-Michael (editor)  
Stockholm Noir
Thirteen original crime stories.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Part I: Crime & Punishment
  • Stairway from Heaven == Åke Edwardson
  • Still in Kallhäll == Johan Theorin
  • The Smugglers == Martin Holmén
  • The Splendors and Miseries of a Swedish Crime Writer == Malte Persson
  • Horse == Anna-Karin Selberg
    Part II: Fear & Darkness
  • From the Remains == Inger Edelfeldt
  • Northbound == Lina Wolff
  • Kim == Torbjörn Elensky
  • Black Ice == Inger Frimansson
    Part III: The Brutality of Beasts
  • The Wahlberg Disease == Carl Johan De Geer
  • Nineteen Pieces == Carl-Michael Edenborg
  • Death Star == Unni Drougge
  • 10/09/03 == Nathan Larson
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 250 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2016 - ISBN: 1617752975 / 9781617752971  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032955 $15.95
Lawton, John  
Sweet Sunday
1969: When New York PI Turner Raines discovers that his oldest friend is dead, the trail of his friend's death leads Raines back to Texas, and into the path of people who know about secret goings-on in Vietnam, stories they may now be willing to tell. Lucky for Raines, he's a good listener.  
Novel, 267 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Grove - 2016 - ISBN: 0802124232 / 9780802124234  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034286 $15.00
Leon, Donna  
Guido Brunetti #24: Falling in Love
Back in Venice to sing at La Fenice, Flavia Petrelli is alarmed by excessive gifts from an anonymous fan. When a young singer who caught Flavia's attention is attacked, Commissario Brunetti must find the obsessive fan before anyone else is harmed.  
Novel, 264 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grove - 2016 - ISBN: 0802124879 / 9780802124876  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034285 $16.00
Lynch, Jack  
You Could Look It Up
An exploration of reference books through time and across cultures, from the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi to Wikipedia.  
Nonfiction, 453 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Bloomsbury - 2016 - ISBN: 080277752X / 9780802777522  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033676 $30.00
MacBride, Stuart  
Logan McRae #09: The Missing and the Dead
Acting DI Logan McRae's latest posting is a 'development opportunity' in rural Aberdeenshire, catching drug dealers, shoplifters, vandals, and the occasional escaped farm animal. Then a girl's body washes up just outside the sleepy town, bringing the Major Investigation Team from Aberdeen. As his old colleagues stomp around the countryside, Logan gets dragged into the investigation.  
Novel, 611 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 0008144907 / 9780008144906  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033568 $15.99
MacLeod, Torquil  
Anita Sundstrom #3: Missing in Malmo
Inspector Sundstrom isn't interested in missing persons cases, but when a pair of them take a sinister turn, she finds herself inextricably involved.  
Novel, 328 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
McNidder & Grace - 2016 - ISBN: 0857161156 / 9780857161154  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032963 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Collected Short Mysteries (alternate titles: The Collected Short Fiction / Alleyn and Others)
Reprints eight short stories (three featuring Inspector Alleyn), a telescript, and two essays by Marsh (one about Alleyn, one about Troy).
    Contents
  • Introduction == Douglas G. Greene
    Essays
  • Roderick Alleyn
  • Portrait of Troy
    The Short Cases of Roderick Alleyn
  • Death on the Air
  • I Can Find My Way Out
  • Chapter and Verse: The Little Copplestone Mystery
    Other Stories
  • The Hand in the Sand
  • The cupid Mirror
  • A Fool About Money
  • Morepork
  • The Figure Quoted
    A Telescript
  • Evil Liver
  • Comments: The Case with Five Solutions
 
Collection, 236 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1989)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2016 - ISBN: 1631940643 / 9781631940644  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031414 $14.95
Nesbø, Jo  
Midnight Sun
Publisher's signed edition with signature page tipped in; 'Signed First Edition' sticker on front of jacket. A wayward hitman, calling himself Ulf, arrives in a tiny town in northern Norway, where the locals ask few questions and supply him with food, shelter, and a gun. Once a fixer for a cruel drug lord, Ulf has become a man his boss needs fixed. Can this strange town offer Ulf a chance at redemption while he awaits the arrival of those hunting him?  
Novel, 275 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Knopf - 2016 - ISBN: 0385354207 / 9780385354202  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033803 $23.95


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