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Hart, Elsa  
Li Du #1: Jade Dragon Mountain
1708: Exiled librarian Li Du arrives in a town near the Tibetan border, and finds it teaming with travelers, soldiers, and merchants, all come to witness an eclipse of the sun commanded by China's Emperor. When a Jesuit astronomer is found murdered in the local magistrate's home, Tibetan bandits are blamed, but Li Du suspects otherwise and sets out to discover the truth.  
Novel, 321 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250072336 / 9781250072337  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034822 $15.99
Hart, Rob  
Ash McKenna #1: New Yorked
When the woman Ash loves leaves him a voicemail looking for help, he doesn't get it until two hours after her body is found. Now Ash is hunting for her killer with the grace of a wrecking ball, running afoul of a drag queen crime lord, and stumbling into a hardboiled role playing game that might be connected to a hipster turf war.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 291 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Polis - 2016 - ISBN: 1940610400 / 9781940610405  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035308 $14.95
Holmen, Martin  
Harry Kvist #1: Clinch
1930s Stockholm: After lowlife debt collector Harry Kvist pays a threatening visit to a debtor, he finds himself suspected of murder when the man is found dead. Kvist sets out to track down the only person who can clear his name.  
Novel, 316 pages, Trade Paperback  
Pushkin Vertigo - 2016 - ISBN: 1782271929 / 9781782271925  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035217 $14.95
Howells, Debbie  
The Bones of You
A kind, quiet young woman has been found fatally beaten and stabbed. As Kate gets to know the woman's family, she becomes convinced that everything is not as it seems - and then anonymous notes arrive, urging Kate to unravel the mysteries.  
Novel, 365 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pinnacle - 2016 - ISBN: 0786039140 / 9780786039142  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035253 $9.99
Hyzy, Julie  
Manor House #7: Grace Sees Red
When a resident of an assisted living facility is found dead under suspicious circumstances, Grace's assistant Frances is a suspect. Can Grace clear her name?  
Novel, 291 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425281620 / 9780425281628  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035261 $7.99
Jackson, Shirley  
Come Along with Me
Sixteen stories, three lectures, and an novel fragment, from an icon of U.S. gothic writing.
    Contents
  • Foreword == Laura Miller
  • Preface == Stanley Edgar Hyman
  • Come Along with Me (an unfinished novel)
    Fourteen Stories
  • Janice
  • Tootie in Peonage
  • A Cauliflower in Her Hair
  • I Know Who I Love
  • The Beautiful Stranger
  • The Summer People
  • Island
  • A Visit
  • The Rock
  • A Day in the jungle
  • Pajama Party
  • Louisa, Please Come Home
  • The Little House
  • The Bus
    Three Lectures, with Two Stories
  • Experience and Fiction
  • The Night We All Had Grippe
  • Biography of a Story
  • The Lottery
  • Notes for a Young Writer
 
Collection, 273 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1968)  
Penguin - 2013 - ISBN: 0143107119 / 9780143107118  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035336 $17.00
Jackson, Shirley  
Let Me Tell You
Previously uncollected and unpublished stories, essays, lectures, letters, and drawings.
    Contents
  • Biographical Note
  • I Think I Know Her (foreword) == Ruth Franklin
    I. Sudden and Unusual Things Have Happened: Unpublished and Uncollected Short Fiction
  • Paranoia
  • Still Life with Teapot and Students
  • The Arabian Nights
  • Mrs. Spencer and the Oberons
  • It Isn't the Money I Mind
  • Company for Dinner
  • I Cannot Sing the Old Songs
  • The New Maid
  • French Is the Mark of a Lady
  • Gaudeamus Igitur
  • The Lie
  • She Says the Damnedest Things
  • Remembrance of Things Past
  • Let Me Tell You
  • Bulletin
  • Family Treasures
  • Showdown
  • The Trouble with My Husband
  • Six A.M. Is the Hour
  • Root of Evil
  • The Bridge Game
  • The Man in the Woods
    II. I Would Rather Write Than Do Anything Else: Essays and Reviews
  • Autobiographical Musing
  • A Garland of Garlands
  • Hex Me, Daddy, Eight to the Bar
  • Clowns
  • A Vroom for Dr. Seuss
  • Notes on an Unfashionable Novelist
  • Private Showing
  • Good Old House
  • The Play's the Thing
  • The Ghosts of Loiret
  • 'Well?'
    III. When This War Is Over: Early Short Stories
  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice
  • Period Piece
  • 4-F Party
  • The Paradise
  • Homecoming
  • Daughter, Come Home
  • As High as the Sky
  • Murder on Miss Lederer's Birthday
    IV. Somehow Things Haven't Turned Out Quite the Way We Expected: Humor and Family
  • Here I Am, Washing Dishes Again
  • In Praise of Dinner Table Silence
  • Questions I Wish I'd Never Asked
  • Mother, Honestly!
  • How to Enjoy a Family Quarrel
  • The Pleasures and Perils of Dining Out with Children
  • Out of the Mouths of Babes
  • The Real Me
  • On Girls of Thirteen
  • What I Want to Know Is, What Do Other People Cook With?
    V. I'd Like to See You Get Out of That Sentence: Lectures About the Craft of Writing
  • About the End of the World
  • Memory and Delusion
  • On Fans and Fan Mail
  • How I Write
  • Garlic in Fiction
  • Afterword
  • Acknowledgments
 
Collection, 416 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Random House - 2016 - ISBN: 0812987322 / 9780812987324  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035204 $18.00
Kellerman, Jonathan  
The Murderer's Daughter
Plus prequel story 'The Right Thing to Do'. Psychologist Grace Blades has a gift for treating troubled souls and tormented psyches, in part because as a child she witnessed her parents' murder-suicide deaths. She took refuge in her intellect and found comfort with the loving couple who adopted her, but she still has a dark side. When her two worlds converge, her harrowing past returns with a vengeance.  
Novel, 519 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Ballantine - 2016 - ISBN: 1101885335 / 9781101885338  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035259 $9.99
Lansdale, Joe R.  
Miracles Ain't What They Used to Be
Three stories plus a selection of Lansdale's nonfiction, an interview with him, and a Lansdale bibliography.
    Contents
  • The Parable of the Stick
  • Apollo Red
  • Short Night
  • Miracles Ain't What They Used to Be
  • 'That's How You Clean a Squirrel' (interview)
  • Dark Inspiration
  • The Drowned Man
  • Darkness in the East
  • Doggone Justice
  • The Day Before the Day After
  • Bibliography
 
Collection, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
PM Press - 2016 - ISBN: 1629631523 / 9781629631523  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034860 $13.00
Laurie, Victoria  
Psychic Eye #13: Sense of Deception
Tossed in the slammer for contempt of court, Abby meets Skylar Miller, who is facing the death penalty. Abby's intuition tells her the woman is innocent, but can she find hard evidence before it's too late?  
Novel, 318 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0451473876 / 9780451473875  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035234 $7.99
Lawson, Mike  
Joe DeMarco #10: House Rivals
Congressional fixer Joe DeMarco heads to North Dakota to protect a young blogger who is waging a relentless crusade against a billionaire oil tycoon with influential friends.  
Novel, 285 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grove - 2016 - ISBN: 080212500X / 9780802125002  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035028 $16.00
Leeson, Gayle (aka Trent, Gayle aka Lee, Amanda)  
Down South Cafe #1: The Calamity Cafe
Tired of waiting tables, Amy quits, and then offers to buy to place. When her former employer is murdered, Amy will have to find the real killer to get herself off the suspect list. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 283 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 1101990783 / 9781101990780  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035242 $7.99
Levine, Laura  
Jaine Austen #13: Death by Tiara
Jaine has been hired by a beauty pageant contestant's mother to write lyrics for the girl to sing. When one of the pageant organizers is bludgeoned to death with a tiara, can Jaine find the killer and clear her client's name?  
Novel, 288 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 0758285078 / 9780758285072  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035244 $7.99
Limón, Martin  
Sueno & Bascom #10: The Ville Rat
South Korea, 1970s: US Army CID sergeants George Sueno and Ernie Bascom investigate the strangling death of a young Korean woman and a shooting incident between a young black private and his white superior.  
Novel, 274 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Soho Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 1616956852 / 9781616956851  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035210 $15.95
Lovesey, Peter  
Peter Diamond #15: Down Among the Dead Man
In Sussex to assist on a Home Office internal investigation, Diamond begins to notice unsettling connections between a murder seven years earlier and a recent missing persons case. Could the cases be connected? How many other area disappearances have gone unnoticed and uninvestigated?  
Novel, 373 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Soho Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 1616956399 / 9781616956394  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035211 $15.95
MacBird, Bonnie  
Sherlock Holmes: Art in the Blood
1888: A letter from a French singer, whose illegitimate son by a British earl has disappeared, takes Holmes and Watson to Paris to investigate.  
Novel, 300 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper Collins Crime Club - 2016 - ISBN: 000812969X / 9780008129699  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034386 $15.99
Matthews, Jason  
Egorova & Nash #2: Palace of Treason
SVR agent Dominika Egorova is back in Moscow, but she despises the oligarchs and thugs of Putin's Russia, and is working as a double agent for the CIA. Her romantic involvement with CIA handler Nate Nash adds to her risk. And when a mole in the SVR finds her name on a restricted list of sources, it's a virtual death sentence.  
Novel, 578 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 1501135074 / 9781501135071  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034977 $9.99
McAndrews, Jennifer  
Stained Glass #3: A Shattering Crime
When a local businessman dies after eating a poisoned pastry, the police suspect Rozelle the baker. Can Georgia crack the case?  
Novel, 291 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425267970 / 9780425267974  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035240 $7.99
McKenzie, C.B.  
Bad Country
Arizona PI Rodeo Garnet is hired by an elderly Indian woman to help discover who murdered her grandson.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Shamus Award for Best First P.I. Novel
♦  Winner of the 2013 Hillerman Prize
 
Novel, 292 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250091810 / 9781250091819  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034819 $17.99
Nesbø, Jo  
Harry Hole #07: The Snowman
Irascible Oslo police investigator Harry Hole becomes a pawn in a serial killer's terrifying game.  
Novel, 516 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2016 - ISBN: 1101973730 / 9781101973738  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035255 $9.99
Panowich, Brian  
Bull Mountain
Clayton Burroughs comes from a long line of outlaws, and his clan runs moonshine, pot, and meth over six state lines. To distance himself, he became sheriff in the neighboring town. When a Fed shows up to shut down the Burroughs operation, his hidden agenda could lead Clayton down the path to self-destruction.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Thriller Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 287 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0425282287 / 9780425282281  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035219 $16.00
Paretsky, Sara  
V.I. Warshawski #17: Brush Back
When a high school flame turns to V.I. Warshawski for help, she winds up tangling with Chicago political bosses and digging for buried family secrets.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Shamus Award for Best P.I. Novel
 
Novel, 517 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Signet - 2016 - ISBN: 0451477154 / 9780451477156  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035249 $9.99
Preston, Douglas / Child, Lincoln  
Pendergast #15: Crimson Shore
Pendergast and his ward Constance travel to a Massachusetts village to investigate the theft of a priceless wine collection, and discover a bricked-up niche holding a crumbling skeleton. Then a corpse turns up in the marshes. Is there a connection to a legendary 17th-century witches' colony?  
Novel, 370 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grand Central - 2016 - ISBN: 1455525944 / 9781455525942  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034053 $9.99
Robinson, Peter  
Alan Banks #04: The Hanging Valley


Awards:
♦  Finalist for Canada's 1990 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 357 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1989)  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062416626 / 9780062416629  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035347 $14.99
Roy, Lori  
Let Me Die in His Footsteps
In 1936, Juna Crowley came of age. Joseph Carl Baine looked into her eyes, and they made him do things that cost innocent people their lives. Sheriff Irlene Fulkerson saw justice served - or did she? In 1952, Annie Holleran comes of age. Her Aunt Juna will come home now to finish what she started. To save herself, her family, and her Kentucky town, Annie must prepare for Juna's return, and the revelation of what really happened all those years ago.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Dutton - 2016 - ISBN: 1101984309 / 9781101984307  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035214 $16.00


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