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Uncle Edgar's December 2016 Arrivals


 
 
Gardner, Erle Stanley  
Cool & Lam: The Knife Slipped
A tale of adultery and corruption, of doublecrosses and triple identities, that was meant to be the second in the series, but was shelved when the publisher objected to (among other things) Bertha Cool's behavior.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Shamus Award for Best Paperback Original
 
Novel, 238 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Hard Case Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 1783299274 / 9781783299270  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036580 $9.95
Giordano, Mario  
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions
Recently widowed, Poldi moved to Sicily to do her drinking with a sea view. But after she finds a young man's corpse on the beach, she falls for Commissario Montana, who is in charge of the case, and they form an investigative - and romantic - partnership.  
Novel, 315 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Bitter Lemon - 2016 - ISBN: 1908524693 / 9781908524690  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036741 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow #109: The Blur / Blue Face
The Blur: The Shadow attempts to rescue Margo Lane from a mysterious super-foe.

Blue Face: Blue Face conducts sadistic attacks for surprisingly small returns, but The Shadow knows there is more to the bizarre crimes than meets the eye.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1941 / 1942)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 160877211X / 9781608772117  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036803 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #110: The House on the Ledge / League of Death
Plus Shadow comic story 'The Sabotage Ring'.

The House on the Ledge: Fleeing from counterfeiters, a young woman and her guardian don't realize their only hope lurks in the shadows.

League of Death: The Shadow investigates the strange riddle of killers who take their own lives along with those of their victims.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1941 / 1941)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772144 / 9781608772148  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036804 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #111: The Radium Murders / The Crystal Skull
Plus Shadow radio script 'The Case of the Flaming Skull' by Alfred Bester.

The Radium Murders: Can The Shadow ferret out a deadly scientific mastermind?

The Crystal Skull: Plundered art treasures from war-torn Europe are offered for sale by a sinister swindler.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1937 / 1944)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772179 / 9781608772179  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036805 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow Annual #2: The Black Master / The Shadow's Shadow / The Death Giver
The Black Master: The invisible hand of a criminal kills the men who serve him, leaving no trace except the promise of future murders.

The Shadow's Shadow: An enemy from his past knows the hidden secrets of the man who became The Shadow.

The Death Giver: Lamont Cranston battles a malefactor who spreads death for the sheer love of killing.  
Omnibus, 191 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1932 / 1932 / 1933)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772160 / 9781608772162  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036806 $19.95
Griffin, Neal  
A Voice from the Field
Former Marine Tia Suarez is a cop in a small Wisconsin town. She's stumbled on a federal operation to stop arms dealer Gunther Kane, but it's riddled with double agents and traitors. Suarez will have one chance to stop Kane. She can't afford to miss.  
Novel, 339 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Tor - 2017 - ISBN: 0765389495 / 9780765389497  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036620 $9.99
Grippando, James  
Jack Swyteck #12: Gone Again
Three years ago a teenage girl went missing; an ex-con is on death row for the murder. Now the teen's mom says the girl has phoned. Jack Swyteck jumps into the investigation, but as the case unfolds, it becomes clear that finding the truth may be even harder than finding the missing girl.  
Novel, 468 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Harper - 2017 - ISBN: 0062368710 / 9780062368713  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036509 $9.99
Haas, Derek  
Silver Bear #4: A Different Lie
Columbus has a new contract: kill Castillo, a brash young assassin who Columbus soon realizes is a younger version of himself.  
Novel, 201 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pegasus - 2016 - ISBN: 1681772558 / 9781681772554  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035513 $14.95
Hagberg, David  
Kirk McGarvey #19: The Fourth Horseman
Kirk McGarvey goes on the hunt for the most heavily protected terrorist alive, a man who is about to hand two hundred Pakistani nukes over to other terrorists.  
Novel, 371 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Forge - 2017 - ISBN: 076537000X / 9780765370006  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036619 $9.99
Henshaw, Mark  
Stryker & Burke #3: The Fall of Moscow Station
Analyst Jonathan Burke and agent Kyra Styrker are up against their most formidable enemy yet when a Russian bureaucrat who was also a CIA asset turns up dead in a German lake, and a top CIA officer defects.  
Novel, 434 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Pocket - 2017 - ISBN: 1501154583 / 9781501154584  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036348 $9.99
Hesse, Jennifer David  
Wiccan Wheel #2: Bell, Book & Candlemas
The owner of a New Age gift shop is being threatened. When things escalate to murder, the Wiccan community turns to Keli for help. Can she stop the harassment and catch the killer, and still maintain her privacy about her religion?  
Novel, 312 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 1496704940 / 9781496704948  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036410 $7.99
Hiebert, Michael  
Leah Teal #2: Close to the Broken Hearted
Convinced that she is being stalked by the man who shot her baby brother years ago, young mother Sylvie Carson turns to Leah Teal, the only detective in their small Alabama town, for help.  
Novel, 382 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 Trade PB  
Pinnacle - 2017 - ISBN: 0786039558 / 9780786039555  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036400 $9.99
Ho-Kei, Chan  
The Borrowed
Legendary Hong Kong detective Kwan Chun-dok's career spans fifty years. Here we learn about six of his major cases, each taking place at a pivotal moment in Hong Kong history, from the 1960s to the present day.  
Novel, 490 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Black Cat - 2017 - ISBN: 0802125883 / 9780802125880  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036750 $16.00
Husom, Christine  
Snow Globe #3: Frosty the Dead Man
The mayor asks Cami to consider taking a seat on the city council - an offer that may not stick after she finds him dead, apparently whacked with the snow globe she sold him earlier in the day.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 0425270823 / 9780425270820  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036385 $7.99
Jaffarian, Sue Ann  
Ghost of Granny Apples #6: The Ghosts of Misty Hollow
On a trip to a Massachusetts farmhouse to help a writer friend with the paranormal elements of his next crime novel, Emma gets a request for help from the ghosts of the house's original owners. Meanwhile, a dead body appears at the house.  
Novel, 291 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 0425282082 / 9780425282083  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036383 $7.99
Jance, J.A.  
Ali Reynolds #11: Clawback
When a man whose Ponzi scheme bankrupted hundreds, including Ali's parents, is murdered, Ali's dad is prime suspect. Ali and her husband work to clear his name while seeking justice for the dead man's impoverished victims.  
Novel, 431 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Pocket - 2017 - ISBN: 1501110799 / 9781501110795  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036347 $9.99
Jones, G. Wayman (Daniels, Norman)  
Black Bat #05: The Black Bat's Triumph / Markets of Treason
Plus The Mask comic story 'Bitter Battle Against Crime'.

The Black Bat's Triumph: Murder runs rampant as hunchback killers terrorize the city.

Markets of Treason: The Cowled Crimebuster investigates when ex-bootleggers band together.  
Omnibus, 127 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1940 / 1940)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772128 / 9781608772124  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036802 $14.95
Kappes, Tonya  
Emma Lee Raines #5: A Ghostly Reunion
Emma Lee's high school nemesis has been found dead, but even as a ghost, she's still a mean girl. Emma Lee is determined to solve the murder and free herself from the former prom queen.  
Novel, 279 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2017 - ISBN: 006246695X / 9780062466952  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036502 $7.99
Kellerman, Jonathan  
Alex Delaware #31: Breakdown
Psychologist Alex Delaware and Los Angeles police lieutenant Milo Sturgis look into the mysterious death of a TV actress. The plot thickens when a second actress turns up dead.  
Novel, 375 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Ballantine - 2017 - ISBN: 0345541421 / 9780345541420  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036397 $9.99
King, Laurie R.  
Mary Russell: Mary Russell's War
Short fiction featuring Mary Russell, including a prequel novella set in 1914, in which a teenage Mary investigates familial mysteries and tracks German spies through San Francisco.  
Collection, 300 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Poisoned Pen - 2016 - ISBN: 146420733X / 9781464207334  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036192 $15.95
Lee, Amanda (aka Trent, Gayle)  
Embroidery #10: Better Off Thread
Marcy agrees to be one of Santa's elves at the local hospital, which puts her right on the spot when an unpopular administrator is murdered.  
Novel, 286 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 045147385X / 9780451473851  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036388 $7.99
Lee, J.M. (Jung-Myung)  
The Investigation
Korea, 1944: As young prison guard Watanbe Yuichi investigates the murder of another guard, he begins to discover what is really going on inside this violent institution which few inmates survive - and becomes determined to protect a poet whose works hold great beauty.  
Novel, 327 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pegasus - 2016 - ISBN: 1681772515 / 9781681772516  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035512 $15.95
Lehane, Dennis  
Joe Coughlin #2: Live by Night
Joe Coughlin, the youngest son of a prominent Boston police captain, moves from childhood petty theft up the ladder of organized crime, enjoying the riches, thrills, and notoriety of being an outlaw in the Prohibition era.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2013 Edgar Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Bruce Alexander Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 531 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
William Morrow - 2017 - ISBN: 0060004894 / 9780060004897  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036511 $9.99
LoTempio, T.C.  
Nick & Nora #3: Crime and Catnip
While catering a gala for a museum, Nora agrees to look into the disappearance of the director's niece.  
Novel, 296 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 042527022X / 9780425270226  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036386 $7.99


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