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Beckett, Simon  
Where There's Smoke
Single, very independent, and desperate to have a baby, Kate Powell meets a man who seems to be the answer to all her problems. But appearances can be dangerously deceptive.  
Novel, 378 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (revised from 1997 edition)  
Bantam UK - 2015 - ISBN: 085750276X / 9780857502766  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034861 $13.95
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
Chandler, Raymond - of interest: Williams, Tom  
A Mysterious Something in the Light
A biography of the hardboiled crime writer, drawing on new interviews and previously unpublished letters and archival material.  
Nonfiction, 368 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Chicago Review - 2016 - ISBN: 1613736789 / 9781613736784  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036174 $17.99
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 $16.99
Cleeves, Ann (editor)  
The Starlings & Other Stories
Mystery stories written by the Murder Squad and their six accomplices, each inspired by the Pembrokeshire photos of David Wilson.  
Anthology, 220 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Graffeg - 2015 - ISBN: 1909823740 / 9781909823747  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034308 $19.95
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
Daneshvari, Gitty  
Unexceptional Children #1: The League of Unexceptional Children
Ages 8 and up. Are you average? Normal? Prone to be overlooked? If so, the League of Unexceptional Children wants to train you to be a spy!  
Novel, 240 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Little, Brown - 2016 - ISBN: 031640568X / 9780316405683  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034120 $6.99
Dawson, Janet  
California Zephyr #2: Death Deals a Hand
1953: Zephyrette Jill McLeod has learned to deal with just about anything on the train, from troublesome passengers to long-lost relatives to high-stakes poker games. But the stakes just got higher: Death has a seat at the table.  
Novel, 226 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2016 - ISBN: 1564745694 / 9781564745699  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035390 $15.95
Doyle, Arthur Conan - of interest: Ashley, Mike  
Adventures in The Strand: Arthur Conan Doyle & The Strand Magazine
Ashley examines Doyle's outlook, views, and shifting reputation during his lifetime, and assesses how Doyle's contributions to The Strand fit into his overall output as a writer.  
Nonfiction, 288 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
British Library - 2016 - ISBN: 0712309845 / 9780712309844  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034859 $34.95
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
Grace, Margaret (aka Madison, Ada aka Minichino, Camille aka Flowers, Jean)  
Miniature #9: Matrimony in Miniature
Detective Skip Gowen is trying to keep Gerry and Maddie away from his latest murder investigation, but how can Gerry stay away when the crime scene is the venue for her marriage to Henry Baker?  
Novel, 221 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2016 - ISBN: 1564745759 / 9781564745750  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035393 $15.95
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
Herriman, Nancy  
Celia Davies #2: No Pity for the Dead
San Franciso, 1867: When Owen, an orphan Celia has befriended, finds a dead body in the basement of the office he works at, Celia turns to detective Nick Greaves for help.  
Novel, 356 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451474902 / 9780451474902  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035229 $15.00
Hornsby, Wendy  
Maggie MacGowen #10: Disturbing the Dark
Maggie is shooting a documentary in Normandy when an accidentally excavated skull causes a sensation, dredging up painful memories of the German occupation, when villagers cut the throats of an entire Nazi platoon. And then a young woman is murdered.  
Novel, 236 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2016 - ISBN: 1564745767 / 9781564745767  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035391 $15.95
Hunter, Seth  
Nathan Peake #5: The Flag of Freedom
1797: Napoleon's army is poised to invade Britain. To clear himself from an accusation of treason, Captain Peake must uncover the truth about Napoleon's invasion plans.  
Novel, 395 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
McBooks - 2016 - ISBN: 1590137175 / 9781590137178  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034863 $19.95
Jones, Peter  
Eureka!
A look at the ancient Greeks, covering each major period, and introducing the major figures of the age, as well as exploring Greek mythology and providing insights into everyday life.  
Nonfiction, 383 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Atlantic UK - 2015 - ISBN: 1782395164 / 9781782395164  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034310 $16.95
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
Kellerman, Faye  
Decker & Lazarus #23: The Theory of Death audiobook
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, Audio CD(s), Unabridged - 10 CDs, 12 hours, performed by Richard Ferrone  
Harper Audio - 2016 - ISBN: 0062562304 / 9780062562302  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035651 $19.99
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
Leonard, Elmore  
Fire in the Hole and Other Stories (original title: When the Women Come Out to Dance)
Nine short works of crime fiction, including a story featuring US Marshal Raylan Givens.  
Collection, 228 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
William Morrow - 2012 - ISBN: 0062120344 / 9780062120342  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036221 $14.99
Matsumoto, Seicho  
A Quiet Place
Tsuneo Asai isn't surprised that his wife Eiko had a heart attack, but how did she end up dead in a small shop in Tokyo? What he learns about her leads to murder.  
Novel, 235 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Bitter Lemon - 2016 - ISBN: 1908524634 / 9781908524638  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034327 $14.95
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


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