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Fantaskey, Beth  
Isabel Feeney, Star Reporter
Ages 9 and up. 1920s Chicago: Obsessed with becoming a reporter, ten-year-old Isabel Feeney can't believe her luck when she stumbles on a real-life murder scene, with her hero, journalist Maude Collier, standing over the body. When Maude is accused of the crime, Isabel is determined to clear her name.  
Novel, 336 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2017 - ISBN: 0544936965 / 9780544936966  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036974 $7.99
Faye, Lyndsay  
Jane Steele
Jane Steele suffered at the hands of her spiteful aunt and predatory cousin, then at a grim school where she fought for her life before escaping, leaving the corpses of her tormentors behind. Years later, when she learns her childhood home has a new master, she takes a position there as governess. As she falls in love with the gruffly tragic Mr. Thornfield, she faces a dilemma: can she possess him, body, soul, and secrets, without revealing her murderous past?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 420 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0425283208 / 9780425283202  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037401 $16.00
Faye, Lyndsay  
The Whole Art of Detection
Collects her best tales of Sherlock Holmes, from self-taught young upstart to publicly lauded detective.  
Collection, 347 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Mysterious Press - 2017 - ISBN: 0802125921 / 9780802125927  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037075 $25.00
Fesperman, Dan  
The Letter Writer
1942: When a body is found floating in the Hudson River, NYPD cop Woodrow Cain investigates with the help of Danzinger, a man who writes letters for illiterate immigrants and seems to have boundless knowledge of the city and its denizens. The case leads them into a web of corruption and possibly treasonous activity.  
Novel, 372 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2017 - ISBN: 110187399X / 9781101873991  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037403 $16.00
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #112: Death Token / Three Stamps of Death
Plus Shadow radio script 'The Shadow in Danger' by Stedman Coles.

Death Token: A seemingly insignificant French coin leads to murder and mayhem

Three Stamps of Death: Lamont Cranston infiltrates the underground collectors' market after foreign postage stamps cost the lives of three men.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1937 / 1945)  
Sanctum Books - ISBN: 1608772209 / 9781608772209  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037471 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow #113: Legacy of Death / The Devil's Partner
Plus Shadow radio script 'The Great Submarine Mystery' by George Lowther.

Legacy of Death: A multimillion dollar estate threatens doom for an old man's heirs.

The Devil's Partner: The Shadow and Shrevvy investigate a young doctor who has followed in his father's footsteps.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1942 / 1942)  
Sanctum Books - ISBN: 1608772217 / 9781608772216  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037472 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #114: Death by Proxy / Loot of Death
Death by Proxy: The Knight of Darkness stalks a murder ring whose victims die twice.

Loot of Death: The Shadow knows there is a hidden secret behind a million-dollar bank robbery.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1936 / 1937)  
Sanctum Books - ISBN: 1608772225 / 9781608772223  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037473 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #115: The Keeper's Gold / Forgotten Gold
Plus Norgil the Magician story 'The Silver Venus' by Walter B. Gibson (writing as Maxwell Grant).

The Keeper's Gold:The Knight of Darkness hunts a criminal mastermind who framed The Shadow for a theft.

Forgotten Gold: A lost mine leads to bloodshed in a tale of raw greed.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1937 / 1941)  
Sanctum Books - ISBN: 160877225X / 9781608772254  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037474 $14.95
Griffiths, Elly  
Galloway & Nelson #8: The Woman in Blue
Archaeologist Ruth Galloway, her Druid friend Cathbad, and DCI Harry Nelson team up to solve a series of crimes in Little Walsingham, a town famous for religious apparitions.  
Novel, 356 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Mariner - 2017 - ISBN: 0544947118 / 9780544947115  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036969 $14.99
Haines, Carolyn  
Sarah Booth Delaney #16: Rock-a-bye Bones
One cold night, Sarah Booth answers her front door to find a newborn baby in a basket on the porch in a pool of blood. Luckily, the baby is fine. Now it's up to the Delaney Detective Agency to do everything they can to find the mother.  
Novel, 344 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's - 2017 - ISBN: 1250085179 / 9781250085177  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036634 $7.99
Hallinan, Timothy  
Junior Bender #5: King Maybe
Los Angeles' most talented burglar is in the middle of stealing one of the world's rarest stamps from a professional killer when his luck turns sour. An unexpected assist gets him out alive, but Junior's escape sets off a chain reaction of blackmail, strong-arming, and escalating crime.  
Novel, 389 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Soho Crime - 2017 - ISBN: 1616958022 / 9781616958022  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037402 $15.95
Hammer, Joshua  
The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu
Abdel Kader Haidara, an archivist and historian, spent decades tracking down and salvaging ancient Islamic and secular manuscripts. In 2012, when Al Qaeda militants seized control of Timbuktu and threatened to destroy them, Haidara organized a dangerous operation to smuggle all 350,000 volumes out of the city to safety in southern Mali.  
Nonfiction, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2017 - ISBN: 1476777411 / 9781476777412  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037207 $16.00
Harris, C.S.  
Sebastian St. Cyr #11: When Falcons Fall
1813: Sebastian and Hero head to a Shropshire village to honor a slain friend. When the body of a young widow is found on the riverbank, the village's inexperienced young magistrate turns to them for help.  
Novel, 355 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0451471172 / 9780451471178  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037400 $15.00
Haseldine, Jane  
Julia Gooden #1: The Last Time She Saw Him
Julia remembers nothing about the worst night of her life, when her brother Ben was abducted from the room they shared. Thirty years later, she still worries that whoever took him will come back - a fear that is realized when her young son Will is snatched on the anniversary of Ben's disappearance.  
Novel, 334 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Pinnacle - 2017 - ISBN: 0786038772 / 9780786038770  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037263 $9.99
Hesse, Monica  
Girl in the Blue Coat
Ages 12 and up. Amsterdam, 1943: Hanneke secures black market goods for paying customers. When Mrs. Janssen asks her to search for a Jewish teen, who vanished from the secret room where Mrs. Janssen was hiding her, Hanneke is drawn into a web of mysteries.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery
 
Novel, 307 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Little, Brown - 2017 - ISBN: 0316260630 / 9780316260633  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036947 $9.99
Hodgson, Antonia  
Tom Hawkins #2: The Last Confession of Thomas Hawkins
London, 1728: Tom Hawkins is headed to the gallows, accused of murder. He may not be much of a gentleman, but he is innocent. He's just adept at finding his way into a spot of bad luck. Now he must scramble to save his life and protect those he loves.  
Novel, 386 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Mariner - 2017 - ISBN: 0544944380 / 9780544944381  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036968 $14.99
Iles, Greg  
Penn Cage #6: Mississippi Blood
Dr. Tom Cage is about to be tried for murder. Worst of all, he has frozen Penn out of the trial preparations, preferring to risk dying in prison to revealing the truth of the crime to his son.  
Novel, 692 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2017 - ISBN: 0062311158 / 9780062311153  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037032 $28.99
Jackson, Lisa  
Montana #7: Expecting to Die
In Grizzly Falls, someone lurks in the night shadows, watching the local teens, waiting for the right moment, the right victim. When a reality TV show arrives in town, the chaos only makes it harder for Pescoli and Alvarez to distinguish rumor from truth.  
Novel, 440 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Zebra - 2017 - ISBN: 1420136070 / 9781420136074  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037264 $9.99
Jance, J.A.  
Joanna Brady #17: Downfall
Plus bonus Joanna Brady / Ali Reynolds novella 'Random Acts'. Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady investigates when two women fall to their deaths from a small nearby peak. What's their connection? Is this murder/suicide, or double homicide?  
Novel, 487 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
William Morrow - 2017 - ISBN: 0062297724 / 9780062297723  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037047 $9.99
Jones, G. Wayman (Daniels, Norman / Page, Norvell W.)  
Black Bat #06: The Black Bat and the Trojan Horse / The Black Bat's Dragon Trail
The Black Bat and the Trojan Horse: Foreign agents plot a deadly attack on the USA's prewar defenses.

The Black Bat's Dragon Trail: Tony Quinn attempts to prevent the exploitation of China by a war profiteer.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1940 / 1941)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772136 / 9781608772131  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037466 $14.95
Jones, G. Wayman (Daniels, Norman)  
Black Bat #07: The Black Bat's Justice / The Black Bat and the Red Menace
Plus The Mask comic stories 'The Mask' and 'The Mask Returns'.

The Black Bat's Justice: The Nemesis of Crime snarls a corrupt killer's web of doom.

The Black Bat and the Red Menace: Tony Quinn is on the trail of Soviet saboteur intent on undermining the USA's defense effort.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1941 / 1941)  
Sanctum Books - 2017 - ISBN: 1608772195 / 9781608772193  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037468 $14.95
Kappes, Tonya  
Emma Lee Raines #6: A Ghostly Mortality
After a doozy of an argument with her sister, Emma Lee is relieved to see Charlotte Rae back home to make nice - until she realizes her sister is now a ghost, with no idea who murdered her, or why.  
Novel, 258 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2017 - ISBN: 0062466976 / 9780062466976  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037043 $7.99
Kerr, Philip  
Bernie Gunther #11: The Other Side of Silence
French Riviera, 1956: W. Somerset Maugham is being blackmailed. Is it because of his unorthodox lifestyle, or does it hark back to his time with the British Secret Service? He turns to Bernie Gunther for professional advice.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 Historical Dagger
 
Novel, 400 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0399185194 / 9780399185199  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037398 $16.00
King, Laurie R.  
Mary Russell #14: The Murder of Mary Russell
Mary Russell is used to her own dark secrets, and those of her partner Sherlock Holmes. But she is shocked when Samuel Hudson arrives, claiming to be Mrs. Hudson's son. The story he tells cannot possibly be true, yet Mary believes him as surely as she believes the threat of the gun in his hand.  
Novel, 361 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Bantam - 2017 - ISBN: 0804177929 / 9780804177924  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037391 $16.00
Koryta, Michael  
Mark Novak #1: Last Words
A girl's body has been pulled from the perilous cave system beneath southern Indiana. When the man who found the girl winds up suspected of killing her, he begs PI Mark Novak to uncover the truth.  
Novel, 490 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Little, Brown - 2017 - ISBN: 0316122653 / 9780316122658  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036884 $7.99


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