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McDermott, Andy  
Wilde & Chase #12: The Midas Legacy
Nina and Eddie become embroiled in a case in which a woman has apparently been turned to gold. Can it be related to the legend of Midas?  
Novel, 630 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Dell - 2017 - ISBN: 1101965312 / 9781101965313  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037272 $9.99
McKevett, G.A.  
Savannah Reid #21: Killer Reunion
At her reunion, Savannah finally gets the better of her mean-girl high school nemesis - only to wind up a suspect when the woman's dead body turns up in the swamp.  
Novel, 312 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 1496700805 / 9781496700803  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037280 $7.99
McKinty, Adrian  
Troubles #6: Police at the Station and They Don't Look Friendly
Belfast, 1988: A man has been killed with a crossbow, but it's no hunting accident. Uncovering who is responsible will take detective Sean Duffy down his most dangerous road yet.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 318 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Seventh Street - 2017 - ISBN: 1633882594 / 9781633882591  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037397 $15.95
Mina, Denise  
Alex Morrow #5: Blood, Salt, Water
A wealthy businesswoman disappears from her Glasgow home, leaving her husband and children panicked but strangely resistant to questioning. Tracing the woman's cell phone leads detective Alex Morrow to a sleepy seaside town, and a dead body in a nearby lake.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 Gold Dagger (best novel)
 
Novel, 295 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Back Bay - 2017 - ISBN: 0316380563 / 9780316380560  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035485 $15.99
Miské, Karim  
Arab Jazz
Ahmed is a French Arab, non-observant, unable to reconcile his conflicting identities, and troubled by the past. When a neighbor is murdered, with a joint of pork placed near her body, he finds himself first among many suspects. As the detectives work to untangle the events leading up to the woman's death, Ahmed assists them, determined to clear his name.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2015 UK Crime Writers' Association International Dagger
 
Novel, 242 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
MacLehose - 2017 - ISBN: 1681446057 / 9781681446059  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035484 $16.99
Morton, Mandy  
Hettie Bagshot #1: The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency
Hettie, founder of the No. 2 Feline Detective Agency, and her sidekick Tilly tackle their first case at Furcross, a home for slightly older cats. Is Nurse Mogadon involved in a deadly game? Has the haberdashery department of Malkin & Sprinkle become a mortuary? And what flavor will Betty Butter's pie of the week be? In a haze of catnip and pastry, Hettie steers the case to its conclusion, but will she get there before the body count rises - or the pies sell out?  
Novel, 271 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250097835 / 9781250097835  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036704 $25.99
Orenduff, J. Michael  
Pot Thief #4: The Pot Thief Who Studied Escoffier
Hubie heads to Santa Fe to create some unique chargers for a new restaurant. First one of the cooks turns up dead in the back of Hubie's truck, then things spiral out of control, forcing the eatery to close its doors after the first night. Hubie rallies the staff, and they reopen with a Mexican-Austrian fusion theme. The reviewers rave and the money rolls in, but Hubie soon discovers that no good deed goes unpunished.  
Novel, 268 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2011)  
Open Road - 2014 - ISBN: 1480458813 / 9781480458819  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037458 $15.99
Orenduff, J. Michael  
Pot Thief #5: The Pot Thief Who Studied D.H. Lawrence
Hubie's official reason for visiting the D.H. Lawrence Ranch high on Taos Mountain is to entertain donors with a presentation about ancient pottery. But his real goal is to find the pot Fidelio Duran presented to D.H. Lawrence as a welcoming gift. Then a snowstorm strands Hubie at the Lawrence Ranch Conference Center, and his new goal becomes survival. Are the guests dying of accidents, or is there a murderer among them?  
Novel, 258 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2012)  
Open Road - 2014 - ISBN: 1480458821 / 9781480458826  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037459 $14.99
Orenduff, J. Michael  
Pot Thief #6: The Pot Thief Who Studied Billy the Kid
While illegally digging for Anasazi pots in a cliff dwelling, Hubie grasps a human hand, and is puzzled: the Anasazi did not bury their dead in their living quarters. It takes Hubie, his sidekick Susannah, a coyote, and Billy the Kid to finally figure out who was dead and why.  
Novel, 269 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2013)  
Open Road - 2014 - ISBN: 1480458627 / 9781480458628  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037460 $15.99
Patrick, Renee  
Frost & Head #1: Design for Dying
Los Angeles, 1937: Lilian Frost is a suspect in the murder of her former roommate, who died wearing a gown stolen from Edith Head's wardrobe department. To clear Lillian's name and save Edith's career, the two women join forces.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Agatha Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 317 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Forge - 2017 - ISBN: 0765381850 / 9780765381859  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036719 $15.99
Pattison, Eliot  
Duncan McCallum #4: Blood of the Oak
1765: Duncan McCallum investigates ritualistic murders that are strangely connected to both the theft of an Iroquois artifact and a series of murders and kidnappings in the network of runners supporting the recently formed Committees of Correspondence.  
Novel, 417 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Counterpoint - 2017 - ISBN: 1619029073 / 9781619029071  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037087 $15.95
Pattison, Eliot  
Shan Tao Yun #9: Skeleton God
Shan Tao Yun, now the reluctant constable of a remote Tibetan town, has learned to expect the impossible at the roof of the world, but nothing has prepared him for what he discovers when he investigates a report that a nun has been savagely assaulted by ghosts.  
Novel, 309 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250067626 / 9781250067623  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036702 $25.99
Petrie, Nick  
Peter Ash #1: The Drifter
When a friend from the Marines commits suicide, traumatized veteran Peter Ash helps the man's widow with some home repairs. Under her porch, he finds the ugliest, meanest dog he's ever encountered - and a suitcase stuffed with cash and explosives.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Edgar Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Hammett Prize
♦  Winner of the 2017 Thriller Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 431 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0735215200 / 9780735215207  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037262 $8.99
Pronzini, Bill  
The Violated
Suspicion falls on the friends and relatives of recent rape victims when a registered sex offender's mutilated corpse is found in a small California town. The police face increasing pressure from the public in a case that has no easy solution.  
Novel, 252 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Bloomsbury - 2017 - ISBN: 1632866609 / 9781632866608  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036696 $26.00
Quentin, Patrick  
The Puzzles of Peter Duluth
Lost Classics Volume 37. Two previously uncollected novellas plus two short stories featuring detective Peter Duluth, who finds himself in perilous situations from which he can only extricate himself (and his actress wife Iris) by solving the crime.  
Collection, 197 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Crippen & Landru - 2017 - ISBN: 1936363143 / 9781936363148  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036840 $19.00
Ribchester, Lucy  
The Hourglass Factory
1912: When a famous trapeze artist disappears in the middle of her act, Fleet Street reporter Frances George teams up with Inspector Frederick Primrose to investigate. The trail leads to a secret society with ties to both London's glittering socialites and its criminal underworld.  
Novel, 502 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Pegasus - 2017 - ISBN: 1681773368 / 9781681773360  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036457 $15.95
Rickman, Phil  
Merrily Watkins #14: All of a Winter's Night
It begins with a bleak village funeral. In the early hours of the following morning, Merrily and her daughter Jane are made aware that Aidan Lloyd will not be resting in peace: a rural tradition is displaying its sinister side as an old feud reignites.  
Novel, 487 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Corvus UK - 2017 - ISBN: 1782396977 / 9781782396970  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036991 $27.95
Rosett, Sara  
Ellie Avery #9: Marriage, Monsters-in-Law, and Murder
After agreeing to help plan a wedding on a Georgia barrier island, organizer Ellie Avery investigates when a member of the wedding party is murdered.  
Novel, 284 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 161773148X / 9781617731488  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037258 $7.99
Schutt, Bill / Finch, J.R.  
Hell's Gate
1944: As war rages, US Army intel discovers a Japanese sub marooned and empty in the Brazilian interior. A team of Army Rangers sent to investigate has gone missing, so the military sends Captain R.J. MacCready to learn why the Japanese are there.  
Novel, 397 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
William Morrow - 2017 - ISBN: 0062412531 / 9780062412539  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037045 $9.99
Silva, Daniel  
Gabriel Allon #16: The Black Widow
Gabriel Allon - art restorer, spy, and assassin - is poised to become the chief of Israel's secret intelligence service. But on the eve of his promotion, events conspire to lure him into the field for one final operation. ISIS has detonated a massive bomb in the Marais district of Paris, and a desperate French government wants Gabriel to eliminate the man responsible before he can strike again.  
Novel, 573 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Harper - 2017 - ISBN: 0062320238 / 9780062320230  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037046 $9.99
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #34: Madame Maigret's Friend (alternate titles Madame Maigret's Own Case / The Friend of Madame Maigret)
An anonymous note reports that a body has been burnt in a bookbinder's furnace. Preliminary investigations turn up suspicious details, and two human teeth. Meanwhile, Madame Maigret has had a strange experience while waiting for her dentist appointment. It seems these two events might be related in ways no one could have predicted.  
Novel, 180 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1950)  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0241240166 / 9780241240168  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037420 $12.00
Smith, Lachlan  
Leo Maxwell #4: Panther's Prey
Leo is now working as a public defender in San Francisco. After a client's acquittal, Leo and his co-counsel Jordan get involved. When she's found raped and murdered, Leo is a suspect. The case takes a bizarre turn when their recently acquitted client walks into the police station and offers to confess to Jordan's murder.  
Novel, 244 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Mysterious Press - 2017 - ISBN: 0802126707 / 9780802126702  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037090 $16.00
Spillane, Mickey / Collins, Max Allan  
Mike Hammer: Murder Never Knocks
After a surviving an attempt on his life, Hammer takes a job providing security for a Hollywood producer's party. But violence follows him and Velda into the swankiest of crime scenes.  
Novel, 277 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Titan - 2017 - ISBN: 1783291354 / 9781783291359  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037259 $7.99
Staub, Wendy Corsi  
Mundy's Landing #3: Bone White
Spurred by a cryptic phrase in an old letter, Emerson Mundy heads to her ancestral hometown to trace her past. She finds long-lost relatives - and a closet full of skeletons going back centuries.  
Novel, 373 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2017 - ISBN: 0062349775 / 9780062349774  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037048 $7.99
Stout, Rex - of interest: Goldsborough, Robert  
Nero Wolfe: Murder, Stage Left
Sensing something amiss with his latest production, a theatrical director turns to Nero Wolfe for help. Wolfe sends Archie to impersonate a journalist and gather backstage gossip - a plan that backfires when murder ensues and Archie winds up prime suspect.  
Novel, 232 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road / Mysterious Press - 2017 - ISBN: 1504041119 / 9781504041119  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037083 $14.99


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