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Johnstone, Doug  
The Jump
Struggling to come to terms with her son's suicide, Ellie lingers near the Forth Road Bridge. One day she talks down another suicidal teen, not realizing it will involve her with a troubled family with some very dark secrets.  
Novel, 268 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Faber & Faber - 2016 - ISBN: 0571321585 / 9780571321582  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035030 $14.95
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
Kingsmill, Suzanne F.  
Cordi O'Callaghan #4: Crazy Dead
Clinically depressed, Cordi is admitted to a psych ward in Toronto. When one of the patients dies, can Cordi convince the skeptical staff that the woman was murdered?  
Novel, 262 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dundurn - 2016 - ISBN: 1459735528 / 9781459735521  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034716 $11.99
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
Leonard, Elmore  
Four Later Novels: Get Shorty / Rum Punch / Out of Sight / Tishomingo Blues
Get Shorty: A small-time hood discovers Hollywood is a lot like the mob: you gotta know who to pitch, who to hit, and how to knock 'em dead.

Rum Punch: A middle-aged flight attendant and an aging bail bondsman match wits with a gun dealer and the Feds.

Out of Sight: Deputy US Marshal Karen Sisco and escaped bank robber Jack Foley find themselves unlikely partners in a high-risk adventure.

Tishomingo Blues: A stunt diver is in the wrong place at the wrong time when the Detroit mob tries to muscle in on the Dixie Mafia.  
Omnibus, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 1990 / 1992 / 1996 / 2002)  
Library of America - 2016 - ISBN: 1598534920 / 9781598534924  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035993 $40.00
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
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
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
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
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
Sweeney, Leann  
Cats in Trouble #8: The Cat, the Collector and the Killer
A woman is found wandering the streets, disoriented and carrying a kitten in a tote. A search of her home reveals many more cats, and a murdered man. The evidence points to the woman, but Jillian sets out to find the real culprit.  
Novel, 284 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451477405 / 9780451477408  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035282 $7.99
Wait, Lea  
Antique Print #8: Shadows on a Morning in Maine
Moving to Maine meant major changes in Maggie's life. Now someone is shooting seals, and a young fisherman has been murdered, and she's wondering if she's made a big mistake.  
Novel, 234 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2016 - ISBN: 1564745775 / 9781564745774  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035392 $15.95


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