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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All the stories featuring the Scottish detective, including previously unpublished works.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
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
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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