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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
McKinlay, Jenn  
Cupcake Bakery #08: Vanilla Beaned
Mel and Angie decide to open their first franchise in Las Vegas. When the potential bakery location gets blown up, can Mel figure out who's trying to keep the bakery from cashing in? Includes recipes.  
Novel, 281 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425258947 / 9780425258941  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033420 $7.99
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
Slaughter, Karin  
Pretty Girls
Years ago, Claire and Lydia's young sister Julia vanished. The two have not spoken since. Now Claire's husband has been murdered. What could connect the two tragedies? Forming a wary truce, Claire and Lydia look to the past to find the truth, unearthing the secrets that destroyed their family - and uncovering the possibility of redemption, and revenge, where they least expect it.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Thriller Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 573 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062429078 / 9780062429070  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034399 $9.99
Smith, Karen Rose  
Caprice De Luca #5: Silence of the Lamps
When a rival caterer is bludgeoned to death with an antique lamp, Nikki is the #1 suspect. Can Caprice clear her sister's name? Includes recipes.  
Novel, 322 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1617737720 / 9781617737725  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034606 $7.99
Stout, Rex - of interest: Goldsborough, Robert  
Nero Wolfe: Stop the Presses!
Archie and Nero are tasked with protecting the most hated columnist in New York City.  
Novel, 240 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road / Mysterious Press - 2016 - ISBN: 1504023579 / 9781504023573  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033306 $14.99
Todd, Charles  
Bess Crawford #7: A Pattern of Lies
1918: An explosion at the Ashton Gunpowder Mill has killed over a hundred workers. When suspicion and rumor lead to the persecution of the Ashton family, Bess follows the only known witness to the Front in France in hopes of learning the truth.  
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062386255 / 9780062386250  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033574 $14.99
Vidal, Gore (writing as Kay, Cameron)  
Thieves Fall Out
A down-on-his-luck American is hired to smuggle an ancient relic out of Cairo at a time when revolution is brewing and heads are about to roll.  
Novel, 237 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1953)  
Hard Case Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 1783292490 / 9781783292493  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034568 $9.95
Walker, Martin  
Bruno #07: The Children Return (UK title: Children of War)
Sami, an autistic young man assumed lost to Islamic extremism, returns home to St. Denis. Abducted to Afghanistan and exploited for his technological genius, Sami also used his skills to gather a trove of al-Qaeda intel. Now domestic jihadists aim to silence Sami, even as an international tribunal descends to process Sami's case.  
Novel, 315 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Vintage - 2016 - ISBN: 0804173427 / 9780804173421  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034571 $15.95
Yu, Ovidia  
Aunty Lee #3: Aunty Lee's Chilled Revenge
Sleuthing restaurateur Aunty Lee investigates a pair of murders connected to an animal rescue society that her friend and business partner Cherril used to be involved with.  
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062416499 / 9780062416490  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033573 $14.99


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