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Bannalec, Jean-Luc  
Georges Dupin #1: Death in Brittany (UK title: Death in Pont-Aven)
Commissaire Dupin and his team investigate the murder of an elderly hotel manager in Pont Aven, Brittany; when further incidents muddy the waters, they uncover a web of secrecy and criminality that belies the village's idyllic image.  
Novel, 318 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250088437 / 9781250088437  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034818 $15.99
Blake, Heather (aka Webber, Heather)  
Wishcraft #6: Gone with the Witch
The organizer of the Pawsitively Enchanted pet contest thinks someone is sabotaging the event, and hires Darcy to keep an eye on things. When her lead suspect is found dead and someone starts snatching up pets, can Darcy find the culprit?  
Novel, 320 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 1101990112 / 9781101990117  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033447 $7.99
Cameron, W. Bruce  
Ruddy McCann #1: The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man
Ruddy has a simple life as a repo man and bar bouncer in Kalkaska, Michigan, until a voice in his head introduces itself as Alan Lottner, the dead father of Katie, the girl Ruddy's fallen for. Can a voice in your head demanding you find its murderers be ignored?  
Novel, 374 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765377497 / 9780765377494  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034738 $7.99
Chernow, Ron  
Alexander Hamilton
Massive biography that was the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical, detailing the personal and political life of the illegitimate immigrant who became one of our founding fathers, playing a pivotal role in defining the shape of the federal government.  
Nonfiction, 818 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2004 HC  
Penguin - 2005 - ISBN: 0143034758 / 9780143034759  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034720 $20.00
Cronin, Doreen  
Chicken Squad #2: The Case of the Weird Blue Chicken
Ages 7 and up. When a weird blue bird arrives at Chicken Squad headquarters squawking about a house-napper, it's up to Dirt, Sugar, Sweetie, and Poppy to uncover the clues and solve the case.  
Novel, 103 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Atheneum - 2016 - ISBN: 1442496800 / 9781442496804  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034453 $5.99
Flynn, Vince  
Mitch Rapp #10: Pursuit of Honor audiobook
After a series of explosions tear through Washington, DC, killing and wounding hundreds, three of the terrorists are still at large; Rapp will use any means necessary to find them.  
Novel, Audio CD(s), Unabridged - 11 CDs, 12 hours, performed by George Guidall  
Simon & Schuster Audio - 2016 - ISBN: 1442392428 / 9781442392427  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034884 $19.99
Goff, Christine  
Birdwatcher's #6: A Parliament of Owls
When a woman is found murdered near a Colorado prairie dog town she was petitioning to have eradicated, US Fish and Wildlife agent Angela Dimato investigates.  
Novel, 158 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Astor + Blue - 2015 - ISBN: 1941286623 / 9781941286623  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033102 $14.95
Housewright, David  
Mac McKenzie #13: Stealing the Countess
Signed by the author on the title page. Unlicensed PI Mac McKenzie is brought in to recover a stolen Stradivarius, but no one except the violinist who has been playing it seems to want it found.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 29th Annual Minnesota Book Award for Genre Fiction
 
Novel, 294 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250049660 / 9781250049667  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034806 $25.99
Houston, Victoria  
Loon Lake #16: Dead Loudmouth
When a horrific accident at a local gentleman's club turns out to be double homicide, police chief Lew Ferris and her friend Doc Osborne investigate.  
Novel, 203 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Tyrus - 2016 - ISBN: 1440568448 / 9781440568442  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035059 $16.99
Jance, J.A.  
J.P. Beaumont #22: Dance of the Bones
Includes bonus novella 'Stand Down'. Years ago, sheriff Brandon Walker arrested John Lassiter for the murder of prospector Amos Warren. Now Lassiter wants Brandon to find the real killer and clear his name. When Brandon finds links to an unsolved case in Seattle, he comes to J.P. Beaumont for help.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Shamus Award for Best P.I. Novel
 
Novel, 437 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062297678 / 9780062297679  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034400 $9.99
Jennings, Maureen  
Tom Tyler #3: No Known Grave
Summer, 1942: At a Shropshire convalescent hospital, staffed by Anglican nuns devoted to helping victims of war, DI Tom Tyler investigates a horrifying double murder.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for Canada's 2015 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 341 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2014)  
McClelland & Stewart - 2016 - ISBN: 0771043465 / 9780771043468  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034574 $17.95
Kiely, Tracy  
Nic & Nigel #2: Killer Cocktail
When Nic and Nigel attend an Academy Awards afterparty, they discover behind the scenes footage from a film known for backstage love triangles and the tragic death of its star. Includes cocktail recipes.  
Novel, 229 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2016 - ISBN: 0738745235 / 9780738745237  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034438 $14.99
Maxwell, Edith (aka Day, Maddie)  
Quaker Midwife #1: Delivering the Truth
Massachusetts, 1888: Rose Carroll hears secrets and keeps confidences as she attends rich and poor births alike. When arson threatens the town's carriage factory, and a factory owner's son is killed with Rose's knitting needle, she is drawn into investigating.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Agatha Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 294 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2016 - ISBN: 0738747521 / 9780738747521  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033935 $14.99
May, Peter  
Enzo Files #1: Extraordinary People (alternate title: Dry Bones)
Brilliant teacher Jacques Gaillard vanished ten years ago. Can forensics expert Enzo Macleod figure out what happened by applying new science to the old case? The mystery leads deep into the Paris catacombs, where he unearths disturbing clues deliberately left behind by a killer.  
Novel, 369 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2006)  
Quercus - 2016 - ISBN: 1681443651 / 9781681443652  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034434 $14.99
McConnon, Maggie  
Bel McGrath #1: Wedding Bel Blues
When her cousin indulges in a last one-night stand before her wedding, and then her lover plunges to his death during the reception, Bel McGrath suspects his death was no accident.  
Novel, 311 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250001897 / 9781250001894  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034740 $7.99
McDermid, Val (V.L.)  
Forensics
A history of forensic science, real-world murders, and the people who solve them. Black & white illustrations throughout with a center section in color.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime
♦  Winner of the 2016 Anthony Award for Best Critical or Nonfiction Work
 
Nonfiction, 310 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grove - 2016 - ISBN: 0802125158 / 9780802125156  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035021 $16.00
Oliver, Lauren / Chester, H.C.  
Curiosity House #1: The Shrunken Head
Ages 8 and up. When the Amazonian shrunken head is stolen from Dumfrey's Dime Museum, orphans Philippa, Sam, Thomas, and Max are determined to get it back. Their search leads them to a series of murders and an explosive secret about their pasts.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery
 
Novel, 362 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062270826 / 9780062270825  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034423 $6.99
Parker, Robert B. - of interest: Atkins, Ace  
Spenser #44: Kickback
Judge Joe Scali is leading a 'zero tolerance for minors' movement. But a woman whose son is doing time for setting up a prank Twitter account isn't buying Scali's line. She hires Spenser to find the truth behind the draconian sentencing.  
Novel, 380 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0425278875 / 9780425278871  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033436 $9.99
Parra, Nancy J. (aka CoCo, Nancy)  
Perfect Proposals #3: Newlywed Dead
When the bartender at her sister's wedding drops dead from a lethal nightcap, the authorities think it's a tragic accident, but Pepper suspects murder.  
Novel, 278 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425270378 / 9780425270370  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033441 $7.99
Pearce, Michael  
Mamur Zapt #19: The Women of the Souk
Cairo, 1913: When schoolgirl Marie Kewfik is kidnapped in the Souk, the Khedive insists that the Mamur Zapt take charge of the negotiations for her return. The Kewfiks are one of the wealthiest and most powerful families in Egypt, but Captain Owen discovers that not everyone thinks it's worth the bother of securing the release of a mere girl.  
Novel, 172 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Severn House - 2016 - ISBN: 0727886185 / 9780727886187  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034234 $28.99
Ridpath, Michael  
Conrad de Lancey #2: Shadows of War
October, 1939: There are those who believe the war no one wants to fight should be brought to a swift conclusion, even if it means treachery. The British Secret Service wants Conrad de Lancey to make contact with a group of German officers they believe are plotting a coup. But this is the shadow war, and the shadows are multiplying. And it's not only disaffected Germans who are prepared to betray their country to save it.  
Novel, 428 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Head of Zeus UK - 2015 - ISBN: 1781853339 / 9781781853337  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034304 $13.95
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #25: Felicie (alternate title: Maigret and the Toy Village)
As he investigates an old sailor's murder, Maigret matches wits with Felicie, an adversary as skilled in innuendo and evasion as Maigret is in deduction.  
Novel, 152 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1944)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241188660 / 9780241188668  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033526 $12.00
Stewart, Amy  
Constance Kopp #1: Girl Waits with Gun
1914: Constance Kopp towers over most men, and has no interest in marriage or domesticity. When a belligerent factory owner smashes into the Kopp sisters' buggy, her demand that he pay for the damages turns into a war of bricks, bullets, and threats. The sheriff enlists Constance's help in convicting the men responsible.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 410 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Mariner - 2016 - ISBN: 0544800834 / 9780544800830  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034341 $14.95
Taylor, Art  
On the Road with Del & Louise
Del robs convenience stores, but only for tuition and academic expenses. Louise goes from being a victim to being his lover and accomplice. All they want is a fresh start at an honest life, but fate keeps putting challenges and temptations in their path: a wine heist; a wedding chapel holdup; and more. Can they stay on the right side of the law?

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2015 Agatha Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 267 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Henery - 2015 - ISBN: 1941962890 / 9781941962893  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035306 $15.95
Thompson, Victoria  
Gaslight #17: Murder on Amsterdam Avenue
Charles Fairfax has died unexpectedly, but his father believes Charles was poisoned, and would like Sarah and Frank to look into the matter with the utmost discretion. They soon learn that not everyone wants to know more about Fairfax's death, particularly if he was murdered, and find themselves unraveling secrets that reach back to the War Between the States.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 291 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425260488 / 9780425260487  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033438 $7.99


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