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Uncle Edgar's February 2016 Arrivals


 
 
Sears, Michael  
Jason Stafford #4: Saving Jason
Financial investigator Jason Stafford finds himself embroiled in a grand jury investigation of mob activity on Wall Street, and thrust into witness protection with his autistic son. When his son disappears, Jason will risk everything to save him.  
Novel, 353 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0399166726 / 9780399166723  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033484 $27.00
Segura, Alex  
Silent City
When a co-worker he barely knows asks Pete to locate a missing girl, Pete finds himself dragged into a tale of murder, drugs, and double-crosses in the Miami underworld.  
Novel, 262 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2013)  
Polis - 2016 - ISBN: 1940610710 / 9781940610719  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034288 $14.95
Siciliano, Sam  
Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The White Worm
A client has received a letter warning him that the woman he loves is under a Druidic curse, doomed to take the form of a giant snake. Holmes and his cousin Dr. Henry Vernier travel to Whitby to investigate. The locals speak of a green glow in the woods at night, and a white apparition among the trees. Is there sorcery at work, or is there a human hand behind the terrors?  
Novel, 326 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1783295554 / 9781783295555  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033818 $9.95
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
Smith, Julie (editor)  
New Orleans Noir: The Classics
Reprints eighteen crime stories.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Part I: The Awakening
  • A Marriage of Conscience == Armand Lanusse
  • The Little Convent Girl == Grace King
  • The Story of an Hour == Kate Chopin
  • Whistling Dick's Christmas Stocking == O. Henry
    Part II: Sweet Bird of Youth
  • The Purple Hat == Eudora Welty
  • Desire and the Black Masseur == Tennessee Williams
  • Miss Yellow Eyes == Shirley Ann Grau
  • Pleadings == John William Corrington
  • Ritual Murder == Tom Dent
    Part III: The Thanatos Syndrome
  • Rich == Ellen Gilchrist
  • Spats == Valerie Martin
  • The Man with Moon Hands == O'Neil De Noux
  • Rose == John Biguenet
  • Mussoline and the Axeman's Jazz == Poppy Z. Brite
  • GDMFSOB == Nevada Barr
  • Jesus Out to Sea == James Lee Burke
  • Last Fair Deal Gone Down == Ace Atkins
  • Pie Man == Maurice Carlos Ruffin
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the Contributors
  • Permissions
 
Anthology, 309 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2016 - ISBN: 161775384X / 9781617753848  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032956 $15.95
Spillane, Mickey / Collins, Max Allan  
Mike Hammer: Kill Me, Darling
Months after Velda walked out on him, Hammer learns that an old cop who once worked with her has been murdered - and that Velda is now a gun moll in Florida. Hammer heads for Miami to sort things out.  
Novel, 268 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1783291397 / 9781783291397  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034580 $7.99
Stevenson, Steve  
Agatha Mistery #10: The Crime on the Norwegian Sea
Ages 8 and up. The Mistery cousins are taking a vacation cruise on a transatlantic ship when they get caught up in a spy conspiracy. Can they retrieve a top-secret document and capture a killer without Larry's nosy father catching on?  
Novel, 121 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Grosset & Dunlap - 2016 - ISBN: 0448486814 / 9780448486819  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033954 $5.99
Thynne, Jane  
Clara Vine #1: The Scent of Secrets
Berlin, 1933: Actress Clara Vine, an Anglo-German, uses her unique access to the upper echelons of Nazi society to spy for her native Great Britain, and finds herself enmeshed in a plot to assassinate Hitler.  
Novel, 395 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Ballantine - 2015 - ISBN: 0553393901 / 9780553393903  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034428 $16.00
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
Wenger, Christine  
Comfort Food #5: It's a Wonderful Knife
It's a busy time for Trixie and her crew at the Silver Bullet Diner, with a town pageant and community dinner to cater. But the festivities go sour when the pageant director is found with Trixie's butcher knife in her back. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 281 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451474090 / 9780451474094  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033401 $7.99
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
Winspear, Jacqueline  
Maisie Dobbs #11: A Dangerous Place
1937: Her stepmother has summoned Maisie home to England, but en route from India she realizes she isn't ready, and disembarks in Gibraltar. When a member of the Sephardic Jewish community is murdered, Maisie becomes entangled in the case.  
Novel, 305 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper Perennial - 2016 - ISBN: 006222056X / 9780062220561  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033569 $15.99
Yi, A  
A Perfect Crime
In provincial China, a teen goes about his normal business while planning the brutal murder of his only friend. After committing the crime, he flees town, whereupon a perilous game of cat and mouse begins.  
Novel, 210 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Point Blank - 2016 - ISBN: 1780749295 / 9781780749297  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034287 $15.99
Zander, Joakim  
The Swimmer
A deep-cover CIA agent races across Europe to save the daughter he never knew, who has accidentally seen a laptop containing information so sensitive that some will kill to keep it hidden.  
Novel, 417 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062337262 / 9780062337269  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033567 $15.99


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