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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
McLaughlin, Staci  
Blossom Valley #5: Murder Most Wholesome
When one of Zennia's old flames is found dead in her garden, the search for clues takes Dana to the commune where the man had been living.  
Novel, 314 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 0758294905 / 9780758294906  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034595 $7.99
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
Rizzolo, S.K.  
John Chase #4: On a Desert Shore
Hired to protect an heiress, Bow Street Runner John Chase must cope with a vicious inheritance dispute and murder.  
Novel, 269 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2016 - ISBN: 1464205477 / 9781464205477  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033313 $15.95
Robinson, Peter  
No Cure for Love
Sarah Broughton is the star of a hit cop show, and lives in a beautiful beach house. She thinks she has put her dark past and her old name behind her, until she begins to receive anonymous letters, and then finds her old name inscribed on the beach - next to a corpse. LAPD detective Arvo Hughes specializes in hunting down stalkers, but nothing has prepared him for the mastermind he's up against.  
Novel, 395 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition (simultaneous HC)  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062405101 / 9780062405104  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033556 $14.99
Ross, Barbara  
Maine Clambake #4: Fogged Inn
When a dead body is discovered in the diner's walk-in refrigerator, can Julia Snowden figure out who ordered up a side of murder? Includes recipes.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
 
Novel, 309 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1496700376 / 9781496700377  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034593 $7.99
Ryan, Sofie (aka Kelly, Sofie)  
Second Chance Cat #3: A Whisker of Trouble
Sarah was hoping for some fabulous finds from the estate of collector Edison Hall. She wasn't expecting her cat Elvis to find a dead appraiser in the kitchen. And when Edison's sister hires Charlotte's Angels to investigate, Sarah knows she and Elvis will be getting deeper into the case.  
Novel, 319 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451419960 / 9780451419965  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033400 $7.99
Sigurdardóttir, Yrsa  
Thora Gudmundsdottir #5: Someone to Watch Over Me
When Jakob, a man with Down's Syndrome, is convicted of burning down his assisted living facility and killing five people, a fellow inmate at the secure psychiatric unit hires Thora to prove Jakob innocent.  
Novel, 328 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250080975 / 9781250080974  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033707 $15.99
Simenon, Georges  
The Blue Room
Tony and Andree have no rules when they meet in the blue room at the hotel. Their affair is intoxicating and passionate, but soon turns into a nightmare from which there can be no escape.  
Novel, 156 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1964)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 014139904X / 9780141399041  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033522 $12.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #22: The Judge's House (alternate title: Maigret in Exile)
Having offended his superiors, Maigret has been exiled to a remote province. It's dull there, until a murder occurs.  
Novel, 162 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1942)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241188458 / 9780241188453  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033523 $11.00
Smith, Alexander McCall  
44 Scotland Street #10: The Revolving Door of Life
The eccentric folks of number 44 continue their improbable adventures. Matthew and Elspeth forge ahead with parenting their energetic triplets; young Bertie finds new ways to outwit his domineering mum; Big Lou continues his search for love; and Angus, Domenica, and Cyril the dog settle into the routines of newlywed life.  
Novel, 282 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Anchor - 2016 - ISBN: 1101971916 / 9781101971918  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033814 $15.00
Vallere, Diane  
Costume Shop #1: A Disguise to Die For
Margo's shop supplies forty costumes for a wealthy man's detective-themed birthday bash. The Sherlock Holmes costume is to die for - literally - when the man wearing it is found dead, and party planner Ebony Welles is accused of the crime. Includes recipes and costume ideas.  
Novel, 283 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 042527828X / 9780425278284  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033398 $7.99
Vaught, Susan  
Footer Davis Probably Is Crazy
Ages 10 and up. What happened to the kids at the Abrams farm? There was a fire there a few nights ago, and the kids haven't been seen since. What Footer and her best friend Peavine want to know is, who started the fire?

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery
 
Novel, 229 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2016 - ISBN: 1481422774 / 9781481422772  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034231 $7.99
Wallace, Auralee  
Otter Lake #1: Skinny Dipping with Murder
When Erica was a teen, she fell prey to an embarrassing practical joke, but it wasn't like anyone got killed - until now. The pranksters are starting to turn up dead, and Erica's recent return to town makes her a prime suspect. Can she dig up the truth?  
Novel, 305 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 125007777X / 9781250077776  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033742 $7.99
Wells, Marcia  
Eddie Red #1: Mystery on Museum Mile
Sixth-grader Eddie has a photographic memory and a talent for drawing anything he sees. When the New York Police Department is stumped by an art thief, Eddie becomes their secret weapon, drawing him deeper into Museum Mile and closer to a dangerous criminal group.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery
 
Novel, 243 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2015 - ISBN: 0544439406 / 9780544439405  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034030 $6.99
White, Randy Wayne  
Doc Ford #22: Cuba Straits
Doc's old friend General Juan Rivera has obtained letters written by Fidel Castro in the early 1960s. When Rivera and the man he sold the letters to both disappear, Doc investigates, convinced the letters contain a secret that some powerful person or agency wants to keep hidden.  
Novel, 371 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0425280098 / 9780425280096  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033386 $9.99
Wilson, Laura  
Ted Stratton #4: A Willing Victim
1956: Inspector Stratton ponders a world in turmoil as he investigates the murder of a young man who had recently left a New Age cult in Suffolk.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2012 UK Crime Writers' Association Historical Dagger
 
Novel, 415 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Felony & Mayhem - 2016 - ISBN: 1631940694 / 9781631940699  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033064 $14.95


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