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Uncle Edgar's August 2016 Arrivals


 
 
Bowen, Rhys  
Royal Spyness #09: Malice at the Palace
As companion to Princess Marina of Greece, who is to marry Prince George, Georgie expects to live the high life in supposedly haunted Kensington Palace. Instead, while searching the palace for a ghost, Georgie finds the dead body of one of the prince's mistresses.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Historical Mystery
♦  Winner of the 2016 Bruce Alexander Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 278 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425260445 / 9780425260449  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035286 $7.99
Cleeves, Ann  
Vera Stanhope #6: Harbour Street
When Margaret Krukowski is fatally stabbed on the Metro, DI Vera Stanhope and DS Joe Ashworth investigate. Why would anyone harm this reserved woman? When a second woman is murdered, Vera finds herself searching deep into the hidden past, led by clues that keep revolving around Harbour Street. Why are its residents so reluctant to speak?  
Novel, 376 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250104971 / 9781250104977  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035889 $17.99
Cleverly, Barbara  
Joe Sandilands #01: The Last Kashmiri Rose
1922: In English-ruled Calcutta, an Englishwoman has been found dead, her wrists slit, her body floating in a bathtub of blood and water. Suicide, or murder? Scotland Yard inspector Joe Sandilands investigates, and learns that there have been other mysterious deaths.  
Novel, 276 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2001)  
Soho Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 1616958189 / 9781616958183  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036024 $9.99
Flynn, Vince - of interest: Mills, Kyle  
Mitch Rapp #12: The Survivor
CIA director Irene Kennedy sends Mitch Rapp after an operative who has perpetrated a massive theft of classified documents. Rapp dispatches the man, but can the US beat the Pakistanis to the traitor's accomplices, and find where he cached the documents?  
Novel, 440 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 1476783462 / 9781476783468  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036165 $9.99
Gerritsen, Tess  
Playing with Fire
When violinist Julia Ansdell plays the Incendio Waltz, a piece of music that she found in a strange antique shop, she blacks out and awakens to find her small daughter implicated in acts of surprising violence. Traveling to Venice to find the previous owner of the music, she uncovers a heart-stoppingly dark secret.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Thriller Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 275 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Ballantine - 2016 - ISBN: 1101884363 / 9781101884362  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035293 $9.99
Grafton, Sue  
Kinsey Millhone #24: X
Kinsey is up against a serial killer who leaves no trace of his crimes. She can identify him, but can she prove her case against him before she becomes his next victim?  
Novel, 498 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 1101981873 / 9781101981870  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035292 $9.99
Jones, Peter  
Veni, Vidi, Vici
A look at the ancient Romans, covering each major period and aspect of the Roman world.  
Nonfiction, 400 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Atlantic UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1782393900 / 9781782393900  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034311 $14.95
Kellerman, Faye  
Decker & Lazarus #23: The Theory of Death
The body of a nude man is found deep in the woods, apparently a suicide. The search for the dead man's identity takes Peter Decker and Tyler McAdams to the rarified world of mathematical prodigies at Kneed Loft College.  
Novel, 436 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062270222 / 9780062270221  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035652 $9.99
Khan, Vaseem  
Baby Ganesh Agency #2: The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown
While Ashwin Chopra is visiting an exhibition of the British Crown Jewels in Mumbai, the Koh-i-Noor diamond is stolen in a seemingly impossible heist. The hunt is on for the culprits, but it soon becomes clear that only one man - and his elephant - can crack the case.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2017 Shamus Award for Best Paperback Original
 
Novel, 341 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Redhook - 2016 - ISBN: 0316386847 / 9780316386845  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034101 $15.99
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
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
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 $12.95
Wallace, Auralee  
Otter Lake #2: Pumpkin Picking with Murder
At the Otter Lake Fall Festival, Erica Bloom is getting better acquainted with Sheriff Grady Forrester, until a swan boat sails out of the Tunnel of Love with a dead man in it.  
Novel, 338 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250077788 / 9781250077783  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035795 $7.99


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