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Dunn, Carola  
Daisy Dalrymple #02: The Winter Garden Mystery
1923: When the body of a pregnant maid is found buried in the winter garden at Occles Hall, where Daisy is researching her lastest article, an under-gardener is arrested for the crime. Daisy is sure of the man's innocence, and convinces Alec Fletcher of Scotland Yard to investigate further.  
Novel, 231 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1995)  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250080746 / 9781250080745  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033710 $15.99
Essa, Ibrahim  
The Televangelist
TV preacher Hatem el-Shawai - charismatic, quick-witted, and revered by housewives and politicians alike for delivering Islam to the masses - has friends in high places. When he is entrusted with a secret that threatens to wreak havoc across the country, he is drawn into a web of intrigue at the very heart of Egypt's government.  
Novel, 483 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Hoopoe - 2016 - ISBN: 977416718X / 9789774167188  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034472 $16.95
Estleman, Loren D.  
Desperate Detroit and Stories of Other Dire Places
Eighteen crime stories representing forty years of his writing career, featuring gangsters, PIs, killers, feuding families, corrupt cops, and more.
    Contents
  • Preface
  • The Black Spot
  • The Tree on Execution Hill
  • Sincerely, Mr. Hyde
  • You Owe Me
  • A Web of Books
  • State of Grace
  • The Used
  • Bad Blood
  • Cabana
  • Lock, Stock, and Casket
  • Diminished Capacity
  • Saturday Night at the Mikado Massage
  • How's My Driving?
  • The Pioneer Strain
  • Flash
  • Evil Grows
  • The Bog
  • Now We Are Seven
 
Collection, 237 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Tyrus - 2016 - ISBN: 1440596239 / 9781440596230  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034471 $16.99
Fantaskey, Beth  
Isabel Feeney, Star Reporter
Ages 9 and up. 1920s Chicago: Obsessed with becoming a reporter, ten-year-old Isabel Feeney can't believe her luck when she stumbles on a real-life murder scene, with her hero, journalist Maude Collier, standing over the body. When Maude is accused of the crime, Isabel is determined to clear her name.  
Novel, 336 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 0544582497 / 9780544582491  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034345 $17.99
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #103: The Romanoff Jewels / Crime Under Cover
The Romanoff Jewels: The Shadow journeys to Moscow and Paris to undermine a Bolshevik conspiracy.

Crime Under Cover: The Dark Avenger is summoned to Washington to stop a spymaster from acquiring the ultimate weapon of war.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1932 / 1941)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608771989 / 9781608771981  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034666 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow #104: Double Death / The Robot Master
Plus Shadow radio script 'The Case of the Mechanical Monster' by Max Erhlich and an 'Iron Munro: The Astounding Man' comic story by Theodore Sturgeon and Jack Farr.

Double Death: The Dark Avenger investigates when a corpse is murdered a full day after its actual demise.

The Robot Master: The Shadow battles an eight-foot man of steel.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1938 / 1943)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772020 / 9781608772025  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034667 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #105: Doom on the Hill / Clue for Clue
Plus an 'Iron Munro: The Astounding Man' comic story by Theodore Sturgeon and Jack Farr.

Doom on the Hill: Harry Vincent summons the Shadow to track down a vicious killer.

Clue for Clue: The Knight of Darkness follows a winding trail as he searches for Nazi diamonds.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1942)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772047 / 9781608772049  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034668 $14.95
Hamdouchi, Abdelilah  
Whitefly
The traffickers, drug dealers, and smugglers know what it takes to get a gun into Morocco, and so does Detective Laafrit. When the fourth corpse in three days washes up in Tangier with a bullet in the chest, as Laafrit's team hunts for the murder weapon, Laafrit follows a hunch and reveals the killer at the heart of an international conspiracy.  
Novel, 136 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Hoopoe - 2016 - ISBN: 9774167511 / 9789774167515  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034473 $14.95
Harris, C.S.  
Sebastian St. Cyr #10: Who Buries the Dead
London, 1813: The vicious decapitation of a wealthy, socially ambitious plantation owner draws Sebastian St. Cyr into a macabre and increasingly perilous investigation. Inquiries take Sebastian and his wife Hero from the back alleys of Fish Street Hill to the ballrooms of Mayfair, with suspects ranging from an eccentric Chelsea curiosity collector to the brother of brilliantly observant spinster Jane Austen.  
Novel, 360 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451418123 / 9780451418128  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033417 $7.99
Hearon, Leigh  
Carson Stables #1: Reining in Murder
After rehabilitating an injured thoroughbred she rescued from a road accident, horse trainer Annie Carson delivers the animal to its owner, only to discover the woman has been murdered.  
Novel, 342 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1496700333 / 9781496700339  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034599 $7.99
Hodgson, Antonia  
Tom Hawkins #2: The Last Confession of Thomas Hawkins
London, 1728: Tom Hawkins is headed to the gallows, accused of murder. He may not be much of a gentleman, but he is innocent. He's just adept at finding his way into a spot of bad luck. Now he must scramble to save his life and protect those he loves.  
Novel, 386 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 0544639685 / 9780544639683  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034339 $27.00
Hollis, Lee  
Hayley Powell #7: Death of a Bacon Heiress
A bacon heiress offers Hayley a writing gig with a juicy paycheck, but Hayley's good fortune fizzles fast when the heiress is found murdered. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 275 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1496702522 / 9781496702524  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034598 $7.99
Jones, G. Wayman (Daniels, Norman)  
Black Bat #02: The Black Bat Strikes Again / Black Bat's Challenge
Plus The Mask comic story 'The Mask Returns'.

The Black Bat Strikes Again: The Cowled Crime-buster pursues a gang of satanic killers.

Black Bat's Challenge: Can he unmask the hidden leader of a vicious gang of beggars?  
Omnibus, 126 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1939 / 1940)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608771938 / 9781608771936  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034662 $14.95
King, Stephen  
Bill Hodges #2: Finders Keepers
Young Pete Saubers has found a treasure trove: cash and notebooks stolen from iconic author John Rothstein, who was murdered years ago. It's up to Bill Hodges, Holly Gibney, and Jerome Robinson to rescue Pete and his family from Rothstein's deranged and vengeful killer.  
Novel, 525 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 1501100122 / 9781501100123  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034204 $9.99
Leon, Donna  
Guido Brunetti #25: The Waters of Eternal Youth
Publisher's signed edition with custom signature page tipped in. At the request of his mother-in-law's best friend, Commissario Brunetti looks into a fifteen-year-old incident, involving a young woman who nearly drowned in a canal. Did she fall in, or was she pushed?  
Novel, 291 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Atlantic Monthly - 2016 - ISBN: 0802124801 / 9780802124807  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034277 $26.00
Leonard, Elmore  
Charlie Martz and Other Stories
Fifteen short stories from early in his career.
    Contents
  • Foreword == Peter Leonard
  • One, Horizontal
  • Charlie Martz
  • Siesta in Paloverde
  • Time of Terror
  • A Happy, Lighthearted People
  • Arma Virumque Cano
  • Confession
  • Evenings Away from Home
  • For Something to Do
  • The Italian Cut
  • The Only Good Syrian Foot Soldier Is a Dead One
  • The Line Rider
  • The Trespassers
  • The Bull Ring at Blisston
  • Rebel on the Run
 
Collection, 237 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062364936 / 9780062364937  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033570 $15.99
Lindsay, Douglas  
Barney Thomson #1: The Legend of Barney Thomson (alternate title: The Long Midnight of Barney Thomson)
Barney is an awkward, diffident Glasgow barber. However, there is no life so tedious that it cannot be spiced up by inadvertent murder, a deranged psychopath, and a freezer full of neatly packaged meat.  
Novel, 234 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
Freight UK - 2015 - ISBN: 1910449318 / 9781910449318  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034303 $15.95
Logan, Kylie (aka Daniels, Casey)  
Literary Ladies #4: And Then There Were Nuns
B&B owner Bea Cartwright is providing meals for ten nuns on retreat on a nearby island. When the peace of the retreat is shattered by two murders, the Literary Ladies notice eerie parallels to a classic Christie mystery. Can Bea track down the killer?  
Novel, 276 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425282953 / 9780425282953  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033413 $7.99
Maron, Margaret  
Deborah Knott #20: Long Upon the Land
When Judge Deborah Knott's father Kezzie finds a dead man on a remote corner of his farm, the investigation uncovers long-simmering hostility between the two men. After the local newspaper implies her family might be involved in the killing, and that her deputy husband is dragging his feet on the case, Deborah sets out to find answers.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
 
Novel, 270 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grand Central - 2016 - ISBN: 1455545317 / 9781455545315  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033282 $7.99
Mathews, Francine (aka Barron, Stephanie)  
Too Bad to Die
1943: When Hitler's top assassin infiltrates the Tehran Conference, where Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Josef Stalin are finalizing plans for the D-Day invasion, British intelligence officer Ian Fleming goes undercover to stop the killer.  
Novel, 345 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Riverhead - 2016 - ISBN: 1101983361 / 9781101983362  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033510 $16.00
McKinty, Adrian  
Troubles #5: Rain Dogs
Belfast, 1987: When journalist Lily Bigelow is found dead, it looks like suicide. But a few things bother detective Sean Duffy enough to keep the case file open, which is how he finds out that she was investigating corruption and abuse at the highest levels. Who killed her? And what were they trying to hide?

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 Steel Dagger (best thriller)
♦  Finalist for Australia's 2016 Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original
 
Novel, 328 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Seventh Street - 2016 - ISBN: 163388130X / 9781633881303  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034560 $15.95
Myers, Ann  
Santa Fe Cafe #2: Cinco de Mayhem
When a local restaurateur tries to take over all of the food carts in Santa Fe, and winds up dead under Linda's famous tamale truck, Rita and Flori team up to find the killer and clear Linda's name. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 351 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062382292 / 9780062382290  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033596 $7.99
Nguyen, Viet Thanh  
The Sympathizer
Saigon, 1975: A general and his trusted captain determine who will be aboard the last flights out of the country. As the general and his compatriots begin new lives in Los Angeles, the captain - a communist operative - observes them and sends coded messages to an old friend in the communist administration. Under suspicion, the captain contemplates terrible acts to remain undetected. And when he falls in love, he finds his ideals clash with his loyalties to those close to him.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American
♦  Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction
 
Novel, 382 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grove - 2016 - ISBN: 0802124941 / 9780802124944  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034290 $16.00
Orenduff, J. Michael  
Pot Thief #2: The Pot Thief Who Studied Ptolemy
Hubie's plan is perfect: rob a penthouse to recover sacred pots stolen from a closed pueblo. But things go amiss when he's arrested for murder.  
Novel, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2009)  
Open Road - 2014 - ISBN: 1480458791 / 9781480458796  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034656 $15.99
Orenduff, J. Michael  
Pot Thief #3: The Pot Thief Who Studied Einstein
Hubie takes a trip to a reclusive collector's house to appraise a collection to Anasazi pots - which includes three of his own copies. When he returns home, the $2500 the collector paid him is missing. Getting his money back will require finding a place he only visited blindfolded, with his three copies the only way to identify the location. And then a John Doe at the morgue turns out to be the collector . . .

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2011 Lefty Award for Best Humorous Mystery Novel
 
Novel, 236 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2011)  
Open Road - 2014 - ISBN: 1480458805 / 9781480458802  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034657 $14.99


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