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Mizushima, Margaret  
Timber Creek #2: Stalking Ground
Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner Robo track down a missing woman's dead body, but as the investigation develops, Mattie and her colleagues find themselves in the middle of the killer's stalking ground.  
Novel, 307 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Crooked Lane - 2016 - ISBN: 1629538345 / 9781629538341  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035607 $15.99
Montrose, David  
Gambling with Fire
After losing everything in the aftermath of World War II, Austrian aristocrat Franz Loebek begins a new life in Montreal, where he is unwillingly drawn into the violent underworld of illegal gambling  
Novel, 207 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1968)  
Vehicule - 2016 - ISBN: 1550654411 / 9781550654417  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036173 $14.95
Moshfegh, Ottessa  
Eileen
1960s: Eileen Dunlop is a disturbed young woman working as a secretary at a boys' prison. When beautiful Rebecca Saint John becomes the new counselor at the prison, Eileen is unable to resist what appears to be a miraculous friendship, but her affection for Rebecca ultimately pulls her into complicity in a crime.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 New Blood Dagger
 
Novel, 260 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0143128752 / 9780143128755  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036056 $16.00
Newton, Michael (editor)  
Victorian Fairy Tales
Classic tales, imaginatively exploring whimsy and romance, witty satire and uncanny mystery, love, suffering, family, and the travails of identity.  
Anthology, 444 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Oxford - 2016 - ISBN: 0198737599 / 9780198737599  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035040 $14.95
Nix, Garth  
Old Kingdom Prequel: Clariel
Ages 13 and up. Takes places several centuries before the birth of Sabriel. When Clariel is drawn into the efforts to find and capture a dangerous Free Magic creature, she finds hidden sorcery within herself, yet it is magic that carries great dangers. Can she rise above the temptation of power, escape an unwanted marriage, and save the King?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for Australia's 2014 Aurealis Award for Best Young Adult Novel
♦  Finalist for Australia's 2015 Ditmar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 382 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Harper Collins - 2016 - ISBN: 0061561576 / 9780061561573  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035394 $9.99
North, Gil  
Sergeant Cluff #2: The Methods of Sergeant Cluff
As Caleb Cluff investigates the death of a chemist's assistant in Gunnarshaw, the Yorkshire town's veneer of hardworking respectability begins to crumble.  
Novel, 148 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1961)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2016 - ISBN: 1464206678 / 9781464206672  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036186 $12.95
O'Connell, Bishop  
American Faerie Tale #3: The Returned
Caitlin and Edward set out on their long-delayed honeymoon, only to find themselves drawn into a web of dark magic as an otherworldly force brings the dead back to life in New Orleans.  
Novel, 411 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Harper Voyager - 2016 - ISBN: 0062449877 / 9780062449870  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035631 $6.99
Oakley, Mark  
Thieves & Kings Volume 1
Ages 12 and up. Black & white. After an apprenticeship across the sea, Rubel returns to the city of Highborn, and becomes caught up in a life or death adventure, battling knights, sorcerers, and the mysterious Shadow Lady.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1998)  
One Peace - 2016 - ISBN: 1935548972 / 9781935548973  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033134 $19.95
Older, Daniel José  
Shadowshaper #1: Shadowshaper
Ages 14 and up. Sierra Santiago planned a summer of making art and hanging out. But then a corpse crashes the first party of the season, her grandfather starts apologizing over and over, and the neighborhood murals start weeping real tears. With the help of a fellow artist, Sierra discovers shadowshaping, magic that infuses ancestral spirits into paintings, music, and stories. But someone is killing the shadowshapers, and the killer believes Sierra hides their greatest secret. Now she must unravel her family's past, take down the killer, and save the future of shadowshaping.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature
 
Novel, 297 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Scholastic - 2016 - ISBN: 133803247X / 9781338032475  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035572 $9.99
Palecek, Willow  
City of Wolves
Drake doesn't like investigating for the nobility, but hired muscle and ready cash have a way of changing his mind. A lord has been killed, his body covered in bite marks. His will is missing, and not everyone wants Drake to find it.  
Novella, 110 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765389754 / 9780765389756  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034999 $11.99
Pinkwater, Daniel  
Mrs. Noodlekugel #3: Mrs. Noodlekugel and Drooly the Bear
Ages 5 and up. Captain Noodlekugel has given up seafaring to train animals. When Drooly the bear goes missing, can Nick and Maxine figure out where a big, clumsy bear might go?  
Novel, 89 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Candlewick - 2016 - ISBN: 0763690759 / 9780763690755  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035304 $5.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld YA: Tiffany Aching #5: The Shepherd's Crown
Ages 13 and up. Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength. This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, a blurring of edges and a shifting of power. Now Tiffany stands between the light and the dark, the good and the bad. As the fairy horde prepares for invasion, Tiffany must summon all the witches to stand with her to protect her land. There will be a reckoning.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature (entire series)
 
Novel, 276 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper Collins - 2016 - ISBN: 0062429981 / 9780062429988  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035666 $9.99
Rankin, Ian  
John Rebus: The Beat Goes On
All the stories featuring the Scottish detective, including previously unpublished works.
    Contents
  • Author's Note
  • Dead and Buried
  • Playback
  • The Dean Curse
  • Being Frank
  • Concrete Evidence
  • Seeing Things
  • A Good Hanging
  • Tit for Tat
  • Not Provan
  • Sunday . . . .
  • Auld Lang Syne
  • The Gentlemen's Club
  • Monstrous Trumpet
  • My Shopping Day
  • Talk Show
  • Trip Trap
  • Castle Dangerous
  • In the Frame
  • Facing the Music
  • Window of Opportunity
  • Death Is Not the End
  • No Sanity Clause
  • Tell Me Who to Kill
  • Saint Nicked
  • Atonement
  • Not Just Another Saturday
  • Penalty Claus
  • The Passenger
  • A Three-Pint Problem
  • The Very Last Drop
  • Cinders
 
Collection, 471 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Back Bay - 2016 - ISBN: 0316296805 / 9780316296809  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034100 $16.99
Rennison, Nick (editor)  
The Rivals of Dracula
Fifteen classic stories from the golden age of gothic horror.  
Anthology, 287 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Oldcastle - 2015 - ISBN: 1843446324 / 9781843446323  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034853 $18.95
Rickman, Phil  
Merrily Watkins #13: Friends of the Dusk
The new owners of a 12th-century house approach Merrily about performing an exorcism, but no one can be told - especially the new bishop, who believes the Church must phase out archaic practices. What Merrily learns about the house's history threatens to expose a more modern cult and its trail of insidious abuse.  
Novel, 458 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Corvus UK - 2016 - ISBN: 1782396950 / 9781782396956  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034862 $13.95
Riordan, Rick  
Magnus Chase: Hotel Valhalla Guide to the Norse Worlds
Ages 10 and up. A guide to the deities, mythical beings, and fantastic creatures of the nine Norse worlds.  
Nonfiction, 156 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Disney Hyperion - 2016 - ISBN: 1484785541 / 9781484785546  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New035403 $9.99
Russell, Gary  
Doctor Who: Horror of the Space Snakes
People are disappearing from Moonbase Laika, then returning with strange bite marks and no idea where they've been. Can the Eleventh Doctor figure out what's going on?  
Novel, 159 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2012)  
Puffin - 2016 - ISBN: 1405922532 / 9781405922531  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035045 $9.99
Ryan, Hank Phillippi  
Jane Ryland #4: What You See
Nine-year-old Gracie has been abducted by her stepdad. Where are they? Is the girl in danger? Reporter Jane Ryland learns to her peril what happens when loved ones are pushed too far. Meanwhile, a stabbing at Faneuil Hall, in front of a crowd of photo-snapping tourists, leads detective Jake Brogan into a dark conspiracy of extortion and stolen lives.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 396 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Forge - 2016 - ISBN: 076537496X / 9780765374967  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035797 $7.99
Ryan, Robert  
John Watson #3: A Study in Murder
1917: Dr. John Watson is providing medical assistance to British prisoners in a German POW camp. When his investigation into heinous events at the camp puts him in peril, he'll need some long-distance help from his old friend Sherlock Holmes to escape.  
Novel, 454 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Simon & Schuster UK - 2015 - ISBN: 147113508X / 9781471135088  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034973 $15.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #28: Maigret's Holiday (alternate titles: A Summer Holiday / No Vacation for Maigret)
While on holiday, Maigret is drawn into investigating a case that has left a young woman dead and her brother missing.  
Novel, 199 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1948)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0141980745 / 9780141980744  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036045 $12.00
Simenon, Georges  
When I Was Old
A collection of writings from his journals, reflecting on the complexities of aging, relationships, and the life of a writer.  
Nonfiction, 452 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1972)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241213134 / 9780241213131  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036044 $17.00
Smith, Alexander McCall  
Isabel Dalhousie #10: The Novel Habits of Happiness
A young boy has been recounting vivid recollections of a past life, describing an island he's never seen. When his mother asks Isabel to investigate, she and Jamie head to the island, but what they learn only leads to more complicated questions.  
Novel, 257 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Anchor - 2016 - ISBN: 0307949249 / 9780307949240  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036025 $15.00
Smith, Fiona Veitch  
Poppy Denby #1: The Jazz Files
1920: When a senior reporter is killed, novice journalist Poppy Denby is tasked with finishing his story, which involves the mysterious death of a suffragette seven years earlier.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 Historical Dagger
 
Novel, 319 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Lion - 2015 - ISBN: 1782641750 / 9781782641759  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036218 $14.99
Staub, Wendy Corsi  
Lily Dale #1: Nine Lives
A detour takes Bella Jordan to a town populated by spirit mediums, where a woman's unexpected death has left a pregnant cat without an owner and a busy inn without a keeper. After agreeing to help out, it doesn't take Bella long to realize that the woman was murdered.  
Novel, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Crooked Lane - 2016 - ISBN: 1629538256 / 9781629538259  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035606 $15.99
Swanwick, Michael  
Darger & Surplus #2: Chasing the Phoenix
In the distant future, Darger and Surplus travel to what was once China. Pretending to have limited superpowers, they aid an ambitious warlord who dreams of conquering and reuniting China under one ruler. But it seems as if there are other forces at work behind the scenes.  
Novel, 316 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765380919 / 9780765380913  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034794 $17.99


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