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Pelecanos, George  
The Martini Shot
Short crime fiction, including an original novella and seven stories (six reprints, one original).
    Contents
  • The Confidential Informant
  • Chosen
  • String Music
  • When You're Hungry
  • Miss Mary's Room
  • Plastic Paddy
  • The Dead Their Eyes Implore Us
  • The Martini Shot
  • Acknowledgments
 
Collection, 293 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Back Bay - 2016 - ISBN: 0316284386 / 9780316284387  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032503 $14.99
Perry, Anne  
Thomas Pitt #30: The Angel Court Affair
Thomas Pitt thinks playing bodyguard to Sofia Delacruz, a controversial British preacher who has been living in Spain, is a waste of Special Branch's time. But when the woman is kidnapped, and two of her companions are murdered, Pitt learns that the message the woman was meant to deliver was far more urgent than he knew.  
Novel, 273 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Ballantine - 2016 - ISBN: 0553391372 / 9780553391374  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034565 $16.00
Reichs, Kathy / Reichs, Brendan  
Virals #5: Terminal
Ages 10 and up. Tory and her team track a pack of rogue Virals who have gained the attention of a shadowy government group intent on learning the secret of their powers.  
Novel, 380 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Puffin - 2016 - ISBN: 0147517869 / 9780147517869  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033956 $10.99
Reilly, Linda  
Deep Fried #2: Out of the Dying Pan
When the nasty owner of a neighboring boutique is found strangled with Talia's scarf, Talia needs to clear her name. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425274144 / 9780425274149  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033411 $7.99
Reilly, Matthew  
The Tournament
1546: Suleiman the Magnificent issues an invitation to the rulers of Europe: send your finest player to compete in a chess tournament. The English send scholar Roger Ascham, who brings along his student Elizabeth Tudor. As barbaric deaths, diplomatic treachery, and depravity unfold before their eyes, they realize the real game is being played within the court itself.  
Novel, 310 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Gallery - 2016 - ISBN: 1476749566 / 9781476749563  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034212 $16.00
Rickman, Phil  
Merrily Watkins #13: Friends of the Dusk
The new owners of a 12th-century house approach Merrily about performing an exorcism, but no one can be told - especially the new bishop, who believes the Church must phase out archaic practices. What Merrily learns about the house's history threatens to expose a more modern cult and its trail of insidious abuse.  
Novel, 458 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Corvus UK - 2015 - ISBN: 1782396942 / 9781782396949  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033927 $27.95
Ross, Ann B.  
Miss Julia #16: Miss Julia Lays Down the Law
When a snobby newcomer spouts nonstop criticism about Abbotsville, then winds up dead, Miss Julia investigates.  
Novel, 307 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0143107925 / 9780143107927  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033512 $16.00
Sanders, J. Aaron  
Speakers of the Dead
1843: Lena Stowe has been hanged for the murder of her husband, but her friend, reporter Walt Whitman, remains determined to exonerate her. The search for the truth leads to a dangerous underworld where resurrection men steal cadavers to sell to medical colleges.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 29th Annual Lambda Award for Best Gay Mystery
 
Novel, 307 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Plume - 2016 - ISBN: 014312871X / 9780143128717  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033509 $16.00
Shelton, Paige  
Scottish Bookshop #1: The Cracked Spine
Delaney is excited about starting a new job in Edinburgh, at a rare book and manuscript shop. When a precious artifact goes missing and a coworker's sister is murdered, Delaney decides to apply some American ingenuity to the case.  
Novel, 294 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250057485 / 9781250057488  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033688 $25.99
Silva, Daniel  
Gabriel Allon #15: The English Spy
An iconic member of the British Royal Family is killed when a bomb explodes on her holiday yacht; British intelligence turns to legendary spy and assassin Gabriel Allon to track down her killer.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 Steel Dagger (best thriller)
 
Novel, 524 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062320149 / 9780062320148  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033594 $9.99
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #23: Signed, Picpus (alternate titles: To Any Lengths / Maigret and the Fortuneteller)
When a fortuneteller is found murdered in her apartment, Maigret must find out not only who committed the crime, but why it was predicted in a note found earlier.  
Novel, 165 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1944)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241188466 / 9780241188460  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033524 $12.00
Smith, Lachlan  
Leo Maxwell #3: Fox Is Framed
After a judge orders a new trial for Lawrence Maxwell, a prison snitch turns up dead, and Lawrence is the only suspect. Leo teams up with Nina Schuyler to defend Lawrence against murder charges old and new.  
Novel, 244 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Mysterious Press - 2016 - ISBN: 0802125042 / 9780802125040  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034291 $15.00
Smith, Lachlan  
Leo Maxwell #4: Panther's Prey
Leo is now working as a public defender in San Francisco. After a client's acquittal, Leo and his co-counsel Jordan get involved. When she's found raped and murdered, Leo is a suspect. The case takes a bizarre turn when their recently acquitted client walks into the police station and offers to confess to Jordan's murder.  
Novel, 244 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Mysterious Press - 2016 - ISBN: 0802125034 / 9780802125033  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034279 $24.00
Stockbridge, Grant (Page, Norvell W.)  
Spider #08: Empire of Doom / The Spider and the Faceless One
Empire of Doom: With the White House itself hanging in the balance, the Spider must thwart a power-mad dictator.

The Spider and the Faceless One: The city burns as Wentworth seeks to unmask the elusive Munro, a murderous master of disguise.  
Omnibus, 144 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1939)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608771997 / 9781608771998  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034663 $14.95
Sundstøl, Vidar  
Minnesota #3: The Ravens
The murder case is now approaching resolution - although not to Lance Hansen's satisfaction. He reluctantly undertakes his own investigation, uncovering troubling connections and grim secrets that will shake him to his core.  
Novel, 283 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
University of Minnesota - 2016 - ISBN: 0816689458 / 9780816689453  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034470 $15.95
Swanson, Denise  
Dime Store #5: Between a Book and a Hard Place
A wealthy benefactor is offering to reopen the town library. When the man is murdered, Dev's runaway mother Yvette is the prime suspect.  
Novel, 272 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451477766 / 9780451477767  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033416 $7.99
Swanson, Peter  
The Kind Worth Killing
Ted and Lily meet on a late night flight, forge an unusual bond, and begin planning to kill Ted's wife. But they both have dark secrets, and what began as a murder scheme turns into a very lethal game of cat and mouse.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2015 UK Crime Writers' Association Steel Dagger (Best Thriller)
 
Novel, 386 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 006245031X / 9780062450319  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033589 $9.99
Sykes, S.D. (Sarah)  
Somershill Manor #1: Plague Land
1350 CE: After years in a monastery, Oswald de Lacy finds himself lord of Somershill Manor when his father and brothers die of the plague. When a young woman is killed, the village priest claims the attack was supernatural, but Oswald's search for the real killer leads him into a maze of political intrigue, family secrets, and violent strife.  
Novel, 336 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pegasus - 2016 - ISBN: 1605989800 / 9781605989808  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033295 $15.95
Taylor, Andrew  
Edward Savill #2: The Silent Boy
1792: Edward Savill is working in London as agent for a wealthy American. Word arrives that his employer's estranged wife was killed in France, and his ten-year-old son Charles is in England with a group of French refugees. Sent to retrieve the boy, Savill discovers Charles is mute. The boy has witnessed horrors beyond his years, but what haunts him so deeply that he is unable to utter a word?

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2015 UK Crime Writers' Association Historical Dagger
 
Novel, 440 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 0008153760 / 9780008153762  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033571 $15.99
Thomson, Lesley  
Stella Darnell #3: The Detective's Secret
A man has died beneath a late-night train, and Stella Darnell suspects it could have been murder. Now she and Jack Harmon are stirring up the past with questions that no one wants answered - questions leading to an old unsolved case.  
Novel, 406 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Head of Zeus UK - 2015 - ISBN: 1781857717 / 9781781857717  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034305 $14.95
Upson, Nicola  
Josephine Tey #6: London Rain
London, 1937: A BBC radio adaptation of Queen of Scots is part of King George VI's coronation celebration, and playwright Josepine Tey has been invited. She becomes involved in another sort of drama when a venerable newsman is shot to death in his broadcasting booth.  
Novel, 327 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Harper Bourbon Street - 2016 - ISBN: 0062418157 / 9780062418159  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033572 $15.99
Webb, Holly  
Maisie Hitchens #2: The Case of the Vanishing Emerald
Ages 7 and up. When actress Sarah Massey loses the emerald necklace her boyfriend gave her, will Maisie and her dog Eddie be able help find it?  
Novel, 169 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 0544668510 / 9780544668515  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034347 $5.99
Wells, Marcia  
Eddie Red #2: Mystery in Mayan Mexico
Ages 10 and up. On a family vacation in Mexico, Eddie's father is accused of stealing. Can Eddie and his best friend Jonah uncover clues and catch the real crook?  
Novel, 203 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 0544668502 / 9780544668508  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034346 $6.99
Winspear, Jacqueline  
Maisie Dobbs #12: Journey to Munich
Publisher's signed edition with signature page tipped in; 'Signed First Edition' sticker on front of jacket. 1938: When the German government agrees to release a British citizen from Dachau, the British Secret Service sends Maisie to collect the man. In the heart of Nazi Germany, she encounters unexpected dangers.  
Novel, 285 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062220608 / 9780062220608  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033558 $26.99
Wortman, Marc  
1941: Fighting the Shadow War
The history of clandestine US involvement in World War II prior to Pearl Harbor, as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt used all the powers at his disposal to battle Hitler from the shadows while working to gain public support for US entry into the war.  
Nonfiction, 409 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Atlantic Monthly - 2016 - ISBN: 0802125115 / 9780802125118  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034280 $27.00


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