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Mystery Scene #144
Catriona McPherson; Adrian McKinty; Mod Squad; reviews; more.  
Magazine, 68 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2016 - ISBN: mystscene144  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034689 $7.50
Albert, Susan Wittig  
China Bayles #23: Bittersweet
When her mother's ranch assistant is killed in a car crash and the local veterinarian is shot during a burglary at his clinic, China teams up with game warden Mack Chambers to investigate. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 295 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 042525531X / 9780425255315  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033419 $7.99
Atherton, Nancy  
Aunt Dimity #20: Aunt Dimity and the Summer King
Is a developer planning to turn the cozy village of Finch into an enclave of overpriced weekend homes? Lori will need Aunt Dimity's otherworldly help to save her beloved village.  
Novel, 228 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0143108107 / 9780143108108  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033517 $14.00
Balliett, Blue  
Petra & Calder #4: Pieces and Players
Ages 8 and up. When thirteen extremely valuable pieces of art are stolen from a museum, Calder, Petra, and Tommy are matched with two new sleuths, Zoomy and Early, to investigate. Drawn into the case by the mysterious Mrs. Sharpe, they find she's behaving suspiciously. Plus there's a ghost mingling with the guards, a cat acting like a spy, and bystanders in blue jackets who keep popping up.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Children's/ Young Adult
 
Novel, 303 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Scholastic - 2016 - ISBN: 0545299918 / 9780545299916  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034449 $7.99
Black, Cara  
Aimee Leduc #01: Murder in the Marais
Parisian PI Aimee Leduc handles a top-secret decoding job for an old Jewish woman, but when she goes to drop off her findings at her client's house in the historic Jewish quarter, she finds the woman strangled to death, a swastika carved on her forehead. With the help of her partner Rene, Aimee sets out to solve this horrendous crime, but finds herself in an increasingly dangerous web of ancient secrets and buried war crimes.  
Novel, 354 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
Soho Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 1616957301 / 9781616957308  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034552 $9.99
Brown, Rita Mae / Brown, Sneaky Pie  
Mrs. Murphy #23: Tail Gait
When a beloved history professor is gunned down on the golf course in broad daylight, Harry and her furry cohorts begin nosing into the case.  
Novel, 376 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Bantam - 2016 - ISBN: 055339245X / 9780553392456  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034585 $7.99
Edwards, Martin  
The Golden Age of Murder
A look at how the Detection Club, a social group for British crime writers, transformed crime fiction in the 1930s.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Critical / Biographical
♦  Winner of the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Non-fiction
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Anthony Award for Best Critical or Nonfiction Work
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 Non-fiction Dagger
 
Nonfiction, 481 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Collins Crime Club - 2016 - ISBN: 0008105987 / 9780008105983  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034383 $15.99
Flower, Amanda (aka Alan, Isabella)  
Magical Bookshop #1: Crime and Poetry
Violet Waverly's grandmother Daisy runs Charming Books, where the perfect book tends to fly off the shelf and pick you. When a dead man is discovered clutching a book from the shop, can Violet get Daisy off the suspect list by finding the real killer?  
Novel, 345 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451477448 / 9780451477446  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033428 $7.99
Golemon, David L.  
Event Group #10: The Mountain
When a mission to find the remnants of Noah's Ark runs into trouble, it's up to Major Jack Collins and his team to rescue them from forces that will kill to keep the artifacts in Turkey.  
Novel, 585 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250057655 / 9781250057655  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033745 $8.99
Harris, Sherry  
Sarah Winston #3: All Murders Final!
When one of her virtual garage sale clients is murdered, Sarah turns to her police chief ex for help solving the crime.  
Novel, 338 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1617730211 / 9781617730214  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034607 $7.99
Johnson, Craig  
Walt Longmire #12: Dry Bones
After the largest, most complete fossil of a Tyrannosaurus rex ever found is discovered in Absaroka County, the Cheyenne rancher who claims it is found face down in a turtle pond. As a number of parties dispute the ownership of the priceless remains, including the family of dead rancher Danny Lone Elk, the Cheyenne tribe, Wyoming's Deputy Attorney General, and a cadre of FBI men, sheriff Walt Longmire recruits Vic Moretti, Henry Standing Bear, and Dog to investigate a sixty-six-million year-old cold case that's heating up fast.  
Novel, 306 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0143108182 / 9780143108184  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033518 $16.00
Jonasson, Jonas  
Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All
In a brothel turned low-rent hotel, a fired female priest, a receptionist, and a murderer just out of prison form an unusual new business, quickly building a clientele of rich Swedish gangsters. Things take an unexpected turn when the killer finds Jesus.  
Novel, 298 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Ecco - 2016 - ISBN: 0062458175 / 9780062458179  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033577 $15.99
Jones, Stan  
Nathan Active #5: Tundra Kill
Alaskan cop Nathan Active investigates when a dog musher is killed by a snowmobile. The case sweeps him into the bizarre family affairs and political ambitions of Alaska's governor.  
Novel, 307 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Bowhead - 2016 - ISBN: 0979980380 / 9780979980381  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034684 $25.99
Knoll, Jessica  
Luckiest Girl Alive
With a glamorous job, expensive wardrobe, and handsome blueblood fiance, Ani is close to the perfect life she's worked so hard to achieve. But something buried in her past still haunts her. Will breaking her silence destroy everything she's worked for - or will it at long last set her free?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2016 - ISBN: 1476789649 / 9781476789644  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034312 $15.99
Locke, Attica  
Jay Porter #2: Pleasantville
1996: When a volunteer for a mayoral candidate goes missing on Election Night, in a neighborhood for upwardly mobile blacks in Houston, a local - a candidate's nephew - is arrested. Black lawyer Jay Porter reluctantly finds himself serving as a defense attorney in a case that will also put an electoral process on trial, exposing the dark side of power and those determined to keep it.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2015 UK Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger (Best Novel)
 
Novel, 418 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper Perennial - 2016 - ISBN: 0062259342 / 9780062259349  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033575 $15.99
Ludlum, Robert - of interest: Mills, Kyle  
Covert-One #12: The Patriot Attack
An attack on a Japanese warship brings Japan and China to the brink of war just as Covert-One is trying to recover mysterious material from the wreckage of the Fukushima nuclear reactor.  
Novel, 383 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 Trade PB  
Grand Central - 2016 - ISBN: 1455577642 / 9781455577644  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034048 $9.99
McDermott, Andy  
Wilde & Chase #11: The Revelation Code
After Eddie and Nina are kidnapped, Nina learns her captor has plans for her archaeological skills - hunting down a series of ancient stone figures that he believes will reveal all of God's secrets to him.  
Novel, 463 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Dell - 2016 - ISBN: 1101965290 / 9781101965290  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034583 $9.99
Miranda, Lin-Manuel / McCarter, Jeremy  
Hamilton: The Revolution
Being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new United States. The story of the illegitimate immigrant who became one of our founding fathers, based on the biography by Ron Chernow. Complete lyrics annotated by show creator Miranda, the story and history of the show's development, chapters on cast and crew members, and more. Full color production and behind the scenes photos throughout.

Recommended by Elizabeth: If you love the musical, you'll love this book. Haven't heard it? Check out the complete original Broadway cast recording on Youtube.  
Novel, 288 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Grand Central - 2016 - ISBN: 1455539740 / 9781455539741  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New034679 $40.00
Mosley, Walter  
Leonid McGill #5: And Sometimes I Wonder About You
After a break-in at his office and the murder of a man who tried to hire him, New York City PI Leonid McGill gets reeled into the underbelly of a wealthy old-money family.  
Novel, 272 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2016 - ISBN: 0804172099 / 9780804172097  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034570 $15.00
Quinn, Spencer (aka Abrahams, Peter)  
Bowser & Birdie #1: Woof
Ages 8 and up. When her grammy's stuffed prize marlin is stolen, and a rumor springs up that it's linked to a missing treasure, young Birdie and her dog Bowser start digging into the mystery. There is danger brewing in the Louisiana swamp - Bowser can smell it. Bowser is a very handsome and only slightly slobbery dog, and he can smell lots of things. Like bacon. And rawhide chews! And the sweat on humans when they're lying. And when danger comes straight for Birdie, Bowser knows it's up to him to sic 'em.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Children's/ Young Adult
 
Novel, 293 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Scholastic - 2016 - ISBN: 0545643325 / 9780545643320  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034448 $7.99
Quinn, Spencer (aka Abrahams, Peter)  
Bowser & Birdie #2: Arf
Ages 8 and up. Bowser has questions. Why is Birdie looking worried? Who broke into their house? Why is the new girl in town digging into the mystery of what happened to Birdie's dad, a policeman killed in the line of duty? Bowser better keep his ears perked and his paws ready, because a cold case is heating up.  
Novel, 293 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Scholastic - 2016 - ISBN: 0545643341 / 9780545643344  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034447 $16.99
Sandford, John  
Lucas Davenport #25: Gathering Prey
The Travelers move from city to city, panhandling, committing no crimes. Davenport's daughter Letty has befriended one, and when the woman calls, to say she's hiding out in North Dakota, and that someone is killing her friends, Lucas volunteers to go with Letty to get her.  
Novel, 423 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 0425278859 / 9780425278857  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033433 $9.99
Sandford, John  
Lucas Davenport #26: Extreme Prey
The governor is cranking up a presidential campaign, and invites Lucas to join his campaign staff. It's kind of fun, until they find they have a shadow - an armed man intent on killing the governor and anyone who gets in the way.  
Novel, 406 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0399176055 / 9780399176050  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033492 $29.00
Scott, Cavan  
Sherlock Holmes: The Patchwork Devil
1919: While the world awaits the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Holmes and Watson investigate a severed hand. It belongs to a soldier who supposedly died in the trenches two years earlier - but it's fresh. The mystery puts Holmes on the trail of a descendant of Victor Frankenstein.  
Novel, 296 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 178329714X / 9781783297146  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034577 $14.95
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #24: Inspector Cadaver (alternate title: Maigret's Rival)
When a friend's brother-in-law is accused of murder, Maigret heads to the small French town to help. He must face an old enemy, a former cop who seems to be doing everything in his power to obstruct Maigret's investigation.  
Novel, 169 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1944)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241188474 / 9780241188477  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033525 $12.00


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