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Aaronovitch, Ben  
Peter Grant #6: The Hanging Tree
In London, the Tyburn gallows once stood where Marble Arch stands today. The walk there, along Oxford Street and past Mayfair mansions, was the last trip of the condemned. The place has a bloody and haunted legacy, and now both blood and ghosts have returned to the mansions of the world's super rich. And blood mixed with magic is a job for Peter Grant.  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st US Edition  
DAW - 2017 - ISBN: 0756409675 / 9780756409678  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035168 $7.99
Adler-Olsen, Jussi  
Department Q #6: The Hanging Girl
The team's latest cold case, the hanging death of a teen girl, takes them to the remote Danish island of Bornholm and a sun-worshipping cult. Carl, Assad, Rose, and Gordon must stop a string of murders and a skilled manipulator who refuses to let anything get in his way.  
Novel, 502 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Dutton - 2017 - ISBN: 1101984228 / 9781101984222  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036582 $16.00
Beverly, Bill  
Dodgers
East works for a Los Angeles drug gang. His uncle sends him and some other teens to kill a witness, connected to a major case, who is hiding out in Wisconsin. The journey takes East out of a city he's never left and into an America that is entirely alien to him.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 Gold Dagger
♦  Winner of the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 New Blood Dagger
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Edgar Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 290 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Broadway - 2017 - ISBN: 1101903759 / 9781101903759  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036585 $15.00
Cavallaro, Brittany  
Charlotte Holmes & James Watson #1: A Study in Charlotte
Ages 13 and up. At a Connecticut prep school, someone is committing crimes based on Arthur Conan Doyle stories, and framing students Charlotte Holmes and James Watson (descendants of the Great Detective and his companion). With danger mounting and no one else they can trust, they set out to uncover the truth.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 321 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Harper - 2017 - ISBN: 0062398911 / 9780062398918  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036515 $9.99
Coleman, Reed Farrel  
Gus Murphy #1: Where It Hurts
When TJ Delcamino's battered body is discovered in the woods, the police don't seem interested in pursuing the killer, so ex-con Tommy Delcamino turns to retired cop Gus Murphy for help. Gus discovers everyone TJ knew seems to have something to hide - and so do the police.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Thriller Award for Best Novel
♦  Winner of the 2017 Anthony Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Shamus Award for Best PI Novel
 
Novel, 353 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0425283275 / 9780425283271  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036584 $16.00
Crofts, Freeman Wills  
Inspector French #11: The 12.30 from Croydon (alternate title: Willful and Premeditated)
We begin with the body of Andrew Crowther, found dead in his seat on the flight from Croydon to Paris. In the ensuing flashback, we are with the killer at every stage, from first thoughts of murder to living with its execution. From the criminal's perspective, Inspector French is simply another character who needs to be dealt with.  
Novel, 350 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2017 - ISBN: 1464206732 / 9781464206733  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036756 $12.95
Duncan, Elizabeth J.  
Shakespeare in the Catskills #1: Untimely Death
When the leading lady in a Catskills resort's production of Romeo and Juliet is first poisoned and then stabbed, costume designer Charlotte Fairfax investigates.  
Novel, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Crooked Lane - 2017 - ISBN: 1629538264 / 9781629538266  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035611 $15.99
Dunn, Carola  
Daisy Dalrymple #3: Requiem for a Mezzo
England, 1923: Daisy's afternoon at the opera with DCI Alec Fletcher is disrupted when one of the singers falls dead on stage, poisoned with cyanide.  
Novel, 215 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1996)  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250120888 / 9781250120885  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036711 $15.99
Greaney, Mark  
Gray Man #5: Back Blast
Court Gentry plans to find out why the Agency put him on their kill list by getting his hands on the men who sent him on his final Agency mission.  
Novel, 730 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0425282848 / 9780425282847  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036398 $9.99
Hart, Ellen  
Jane Lawless #24: Fever in the Dark
After someone posts Annie and Fiona's proposal video on the internet, it goes viral, and the publicity brings Annie's past straight to their door. When a murder occurs, Annie and Fiona are both suspects. It's up to Fiona's old friend Jane Lawless to prove their innocence - but the more she learns, the more she wonders if they actually are.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 30th Annual Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Mystery
 
Novel, 306 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250088631 / 9781250088635  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036699 $25.99
Herron, Mick  
Slough House #3: Real Tigers
Slough House is where disgraced MI5 operatives are reassigned, to spend the rest of their careers pushing paper. When one of them is kidnapped and held for ransom, they must breach the security of MI5 headquarters and steal intel to exchange for their comrade's safety. Along the way, they uncover a larger web of intrigue that involves a group of private mercenaries as well as the highest authorities in the Secret Service.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 Gold Dagger (best novel)
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 Steel Dagger (best thriller)
 
Novel, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Soho Crime - 2017 - ISBN: 1616957980 / 9781616957988  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036583 $15.95
Khan, Ausma Zehanat  
Khattak & Getty #2: The Language of Secrets
Mohsin Dar was working undercover inside a terrorist cell. When he is murdered at the group's training camp, Canada's federal intelligence agency doesn't want their operation exposed, but detective Esa Khattak can't just let this murder slide. He sends his partner, detective Rachel Getty, undercover into the mosque that houses the cell.  
Novel, 326 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250055172 / 9781250055170  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036708 $15.99
Mankell, Henning  
Quicksand: What It Means to Be a Human Being
An autobiographical look at the myriad experiences that shape a meaningful life.  
Nonfiction, 303 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Vintage - 2017 - ISBN: 0525432159 / 9780525432159  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036586 $16.95
McCallum, David  
Once a Crooked Man
Now wealthy and aging, the Bruschettis have decided to retire from their low-profile and successful life of crime. But when young actor Harry Murphy overhears them planning to murder a man in London who knows too much, their plans begin to unravel. After Harry makes the well-intentioned if egregious mistake of trying to warn the intended victim, he finds himself alone in a foreign country, on the wrong side of the law, with a suitcase full of cash and a dangerous man on his trail. And while his good looks, charm, and cheerful persistence may prove assets in the events that follow, none of Harry's past roles have prepared him for what happens next.  
Novel, 337 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250112060 / 9781250112064  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036709 $15.99
Mendoza, Élmer  
Silver Bullets
Culiacan, Mexico: Police detective Lefty Mendieta investigates the murder of a high-powered lawyer with a penchant for cross-dressing and edgy sex.  
Novel, 237 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
MacLehose - 2016 - ISBN: 1681446138 / 9781681446134  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035475 $14.99
Nesbø, Jo  
Midnight Sun
A wayward hitman, calling himself Ulf, arrives in a tiny town in northern Norway, where the locals ask few questions and supply him with food, shelter, and a gun. Once a fixer for a cruel drug lord, Ulf has become a man his boss needs fixed. Can this strange town offer Ulf a chance at redemption while he awaits the arrival of those hunting him?  
Novel, 260 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2017 - ISBN: 0804172579 / 9780804172578  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036588 $15.00
Orgain, Diana  
Love or Money #3: Third Time's a Crime
At a haunted California castle, Georgia and nine other contestants are supposed to solve the 1960 disappearance of a teenager. But one of the contestants has been found drowned at the bottom of the empty swimming pool.  
Novel, 277 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0425271706 / 9780425271704  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036406 $7.99
Parker, Robert B. - of interest: Knott, Robert  
Cole & Hitch #8: Blackjack
There's new trouble in Appaloosa: Boston Bill Black, owner of the new casino. The man vanishes when word comes through he's wanted for murder. It's up to territorial marshals Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch to track him down.  
Novel, 353 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 1101982527 / 9781101982525  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036396 $9.99
Perry, Thomas  
Forty Thieves
Sid and Ronnie Abel are a married detective team. Ed and Nicole Hoyt are married assassins. The couples have little in common, until they're both hired to do damage control on the same murder case. The Abels have been hired to crack the case - and the Hoyts have been hired to make sure that doesn't happen.  
Novel, 356 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Mysterious Press - 2017 - ISBN: 0802126383 / 9780802126382  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036752 $16.00
Robb, J.D. (aka Roberts, Nora)  
Eve Dallas #43: Apprentice in Death
Security videos of a sniper attack reveal that a tactical laser rifle was used, and the shooter could have been miles away. Lt. Eve Dallas turns to her husband Roarke for help pinpointing the location, and learns there were two shooters: expert and student.  
Novel, 343 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 1101987995 / 9781101987995  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036402 $7.99
Ryan, Sofie (aka Kelly, Sofie)  
Second Chance Cat #4: Telling Tails
Rose delivers a customer's purchase just in time to see the man murdered by his wife. She is knocked out, and when she wakes up, the police don't believe her - the wife has evidence showing that he ran off with another woman. It's up to Charlotte's Angels to uncover the truth.  
Novel, 291 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 1101991208 / 9781101991206  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036405 $7.99
Sigurdardóttir, Yrsa  
Thora Gudmundsdottir #6: The Silence of the Sea
A yacht crashes into a Reykjavik pier, but no one is on board. What happened to the crew? And what happened to the family who were aboard when the yacht left Lisbon?  
Novel, 325 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250115558 / 9781250115553  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036712 $15.99
Stratford, Jordan  
Wollstonecraft Detective Agency #2: The Case of the Girl in Grey
Ages 8 and up. 1826: After the success of their first case, all of London knows that Ada and Mary are the girls to go to if you have a problem. Their new case involves a horrible hospital, a missing will, a hasty engagement, and a suspiciously slippery servant.  
Novel, 216 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Yearling - 2017 - ISBN: 0385754477 / 9780385754477  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036598 $6.99
Webb, Betty  
Lena Jones #9: Desert Vengeance
The pedophile who raped Scottsdale PI Lena Jones when she was a foster child has been released from prison. When the man's wife (who knew about his crimes but did nothing) and then the man are found gruesomely murdered, suspicion falls first on Lena, and then on the man's other victims.  
Novel, 273 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2017 - ISBN: 1464205957 / 9781464205958  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036753 $15.95


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