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Uncle Edgar's April 2016 Arrivals


 
 
Hirahara, Naomi  
Mas Arai #6: Sayonara Slam
Japan is facing Korea in the World Baseball Classic at Dodger Stadium. Curmudgeonly gardener Mas Arai finds himself embroiled in a murder case when a Japanese tabloid writer drops dead on the field.  
Novel, 230 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Prospect Park - 2016 - ISBN: 1938849736 / 9781938849732  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034322 $16.00
Hughes, Andrew  
The Convictions of John Delahunt
Dublin, 1841: The murder of a small boy leads to public outcry when the apparent culprit turns out to be an informant in the pay of the authorities at Dublin Castle.  
Novel, 342 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pegasus - 2016 - ISBN: 1681771314 / 9781681771311  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034134 $14.95
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
Kessler, Kate  
Audrey Harte #1: It Takes One
When Audrey was thirteen, she and her friend Maggie killed Maggie's abusive father. Back home after seven years, Audrey ends up fighting with a drunken Maggie. When Maggie turns up dead, Audrey has to find out who the killer is before everyone blames her.  
Novel, 389 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Redhook - 2016 - ISBN: 0316302503 / 9780316302500  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034094 $14.99
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 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
Masterman, Becky  
Brigid Quinn #2: Fear the Darkness
Retired FBI agent Brigid Quinn agrees to help a local couple by investigating the death of their son. When dangerous things start to happen, she begins to wonder if she can trust anyone.  
Novel, 322 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250073936 / 9781250073938  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033713 $15.99
Maxwell, Edith (aka Day, Maddie)  
Local Foods #3: Farmed and Dangerous
Cam investigates when a cantankerous resident at the local assisted living facility dies after eating some of Cam's produce. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 307 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 0758284683 / 9780758284686  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034605 $7.99
McCreight, Kimberly  
Where They Found Her
Journalist Molly Sanderson investigates when a newborn's body is found in the woods near a university campus in a well-to-do New Jersey town.  
Novel, 323 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper Perennial - 2016 - ISBN: 0062225472 / 9780062225474  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033576 $15.99
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 #8: 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
Oates, Joyce Carol  
Jack of Spades
When a venerated mystery writer is accused of plagiarism by a strange woman from his small town, his life and sanity begin to unravel.  
Novel, 224 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Mysterious Press - 2016 - ISBN: 0802125050 / 9780802125057  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034292 $15.00
Pearl, Matthew  
The Last Bookaneer
In the 19th century, when US copyright laws did not protect foreign authors, US publishers reaped enormous profits selling books without compensating the authors. With a new international treaty about to put an end to this windfall, a pair of literary pirates set out for the island of Samoa to get their hands on Robert Louis Stevenson's final manuscript.  
Novel, 386 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0143108093 / 9780143108092  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033516 $16.00
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
Reilly, Matthew  
The Great Zoo of China
Forty years ago, the Chinese found a species of animal no one believed existed. Now they are ready to unveil their discovery within the greatest zoo ever constructed. VIPs and journalists are invited, including Dr. C.J. Cameron, a writer for National Geographic and an expert on reptiles. The visitors are assured by their Chinese hosts that they are perfectly safe - and that nothing can go wrong.  
Novel, 442 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pocket - 2015 - ISBN: 1476749574 / 9781476749570  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034682 $9.99
Rendell, Ruth  
The Girl Next Door
When a London construction project uncovers a tin box containing two skeletal hands, the investigation reunites a group of people who played in an earthen tunnel there in the summer of 1944. Is the truth buried among these aging friends and their memories?  
Novel, 272 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Scribner - 2015 - ISBN: 1476784345 / 9781476784342  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034681 $16.00
Robb, Candace  
Kate Clifford #1: The Service of the Dead
1399 CE: Determined to be independent after her husband's death, Kate Clifford opens a guest house in York, and also rents bedchambers where wealthy men can discreetly entertain their mistresses. When a guest is murdered and his female companion disappears, can Kate discover those responsible before the scandal ruins her business?  
Novel, 233 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Pegasus - 2016 - ISBN: 1681771276 / 9781681771274  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034130 $25.95
Rowland, John  
Inspector Shelley #16: Calamity in Kent
Newspaper reporter Jimmy London teams up with Inspector Shelley to investigate when a dead body is found inside a locked railway carriage in a peaceful seaside town.  
Novel, 266 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1950)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2016 - ISBN: 1464205779 / 9781464205774  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034253 $12.95
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


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