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Massey, Jeremy  
The Last Four Days of Paddy Buckley
One night, undertaker Paddy Buckley hits a pedestrian crossing the street. When he discovers it's the brother of a Dublin mobster - dead - Paddy drives away. Next day, Paddy finds himself assigned to oversee the funeral arrangements. When events go awry, he is plunged into an unexpected eddy of intrigue, deceit, and treachery.  
Novel, 285 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Riverhead - 2016 - ISBN: 1101983388 / 9781101983386  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033519 $16.00
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
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #19: The Catch
Vermont special agent Joe Gunther investigates the murder of a deputy killed in the line of duty.  
Novel, 194 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2008)  
AMPress - 2016 - ISBN: 1939767156 / 9781939767158  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035033 $14.95
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
McManus, Patrick F.  
Bo Tully #6: Circles in the Snow
When bald eagles start getting picked off by a ghost-like killer, and a local rancher is murdered by an arrow with eagle feather fletching, Blight County, Idaho, sheriff Bo Tully finds he has a vast array of suspects to choose from.  
Novel, 231 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Skyhorse - 2016 - ISBN: 163450836X / 9781634508360  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035023 $14.99
McMillen, R.J.  
Dan Connor #3: Green River Falling
Pipeline employees have been murdered, and a journalist is missing. All the clues point to a Haida man, but Walker is convinced his friend is innocent. When RCMP officer Dan Connor is pulled into the investigation, he and Walker search for the truth.  
Novel, 230 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
TouchWood - 2016 - ISBN: 1771511680 / 9781771511681  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034293 $14.95
O'Malley, Thomas / Purdy, Douglas Graham  
Boston #1: Serpents in the Cold
Boston, 1951: A serial killer is targeting disadvantaged women. When Dante's sister-in-law becomes a victim, he and his friend Cal take it upon themselves to hunt the killer - with dangerous consequences when the trail leads to the highest ranks of city government.  
Novel, 387 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2016 - ISBN: 0316323454 / 9780316323451  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034096 $15.99
Oliver, Lauren  
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
Parry, Leslie  
Church of Marvels
A novel of secrets and hidden identities, moving from the Coney Island seashore to the tenements of the Lower East Side to a brutal asylum in 1895 New York City.  
Novel, 308 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Ecco - 2016 - ISBN: 0062367560 / 9780062367563  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034389 $15.99
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
Ross, Ian James  
Twilight of Empire #1: War at the Edge of the World
305 CE: Once a soldier in an elite legion from the Danube, Castus is now stuck in Britannia. When an envoy goes to negotiate with the Picts, Castus is chosen to command the bodyguard. The diplomatic mission ends in bloody tragedy, and Castus and his men must fight for their lives.  
Novel, 389 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Overlook - 2016 - ISBN: 1468313053 / 9781468313055  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034128 $16.95
Rowland, John  
Inspector Shelley #07: Murder in the Museum
When a professor breathes his last in the British Museum Reading Room, it looks like natural causes, but Inspector Shelley's suspicions are aroused. Museum visitor Henry Fairhurst adds his detective talents to the baffling case.  
Novel, 209 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1938)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2016 - ISBN: 1464205795 / 9781464205798  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034252 $12.95
Rowling, J.K. (writing as Galbraith, Robert)  
Cormoran Strike #3: Career of Evil
PI Strike investigates when a package containing a woman's severed leg is delivered to his assistant Robin Ellacott.  
Novel, 489 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2016 - ISBN: 0316349895 / 9780316349895  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034433 $17.99
Sands, Kevin  
Blackthorn Key #1: The Blackthorn Key
Ages 10 and up. When a mysterious cult begins to prey on London's apothecaries, apprentice Christopher Rowe must use every skill he's learned to uncover the key to a terrible secret.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery
♦  Finalist for Canada's 2016 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Juvenile / Young Adult Mystery
 
Novel, 374 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Aladdin - 2016 - ISBN: 1481446525 / 9781481446525  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034452 $7.99
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
Singh, Avtar  
Necropolis
Delhi police detective Sajan Dayal and his team pursue a serial collector of fingers, encountering would-be vampires and werewolves, and a woman who may or may not be centuries old.  
Novel, 286 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Akashic - 2016 - ISBN: 1617753807 / 9781617753800  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034324 $15.95
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
Thynne, Jane  
Clara Vine #2: The Pursuit of Pearls
On the eve of World War II, Clara Vine goes inside Berlin's Faith and Beauty school - a finishing school that serves as a training ground for the wives of the Nazi elite - to search for the truth behind a startling murder.  
Novel, 485 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Ballantine - 2016 - ISBN: 0553393863 / 9780553393866  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034573 $16.00


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