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Limón, Martin  
Sueno & Bascom #11: Ping Pong Heart
South Korea, 1974: When Major Frederick Schulz is found hacked to death days after accusing a bar girl of stealing some money, CID sergeants Sueno and Bascom discover the major was investigating an Army counterintelligence unit.  
Novel, 361 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Soho Crime - 2017 - ISBN: 161695809X / 9781616958091  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037905 $15.95
Logan, Chuck  
Broker
1979: Broker has contracted with the state crime bureau for a risky undercover job that no cop could do, and it's turned ugly: a former foreign agent has turned up dead in a remote patch of woods, and a ton of contraband is in play that could have international implications.  
Novel, 352 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Conquill - 2017 - ISBN: 0990846164 / 9780990846161  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037687 $16.00
Lovelace, Earl (editor) / Antoni, Robert (editor)  
Trinidad Noir: The Classics
Classic crime stories set in Trinidad.  
Anthology, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2017 - ISBN: 1617754358 / 9781617754357  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037098 $15.95
Lugar, Austin (editor) / Huang, Jim (editor) / Phipps, Nikki (editor)  
Organizing Crime: The Mystery Company's Guide to Series 4th edition
Thousands of titles in hundreds of popular, active mystery series, organized into checklists by author; spiral-bound.  
Nonfiction, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, 4th Edition  
Mystery Company - 2017 - ISBN: 1932325549 / 9781932325546  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037941 $22.00
Lugar, Austin (editor) / Phipps, Nikki (editor)  
Organizing Crime Classics: The Mystery Company's Guide to Timeless Series 2nd edition
Thousands of titles in hundreds of inactive mystery series, organized into checklists by author; spiral-bound.  
Nonfiction, 198 pages, Trade Paperback, 2nd Edition  
Mystery Company - 2016 - ISBN: 1932325514 / 9781932325515  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037940 $18.00
Mathews, Francine (aka Barron, Stephanie)  
Merry Folger #4: Death in a Cold Hard Light
Jay Santorski should never have drowned in the frigid Nantucket waters. What was he doing out alone in the storm-churned bay? Merry's investigation is all false leads and dead ends - and her police chief father is behind too many of these roadblocks.  
Novel, 341 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (rewritten from the 1998 edition)  
Soho Crime - 2017 - ISBN: 1616957565 / 9781616957568  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037423 $15.95
McHugh, Laura  
Arrowood
Arden has inherited Arrowood, an ornate historical home near the Mississippi River in southern Iowa, and returns there determined to finally establish what happened to her twin sisters there twenty years ago.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Thriller Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 270 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Spiegel & Grau - 2017 - ISBN: 0812986415 / 9780812986419  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037902 $16.00
Millar, Margaret  
Collected Millar: Dawn of Domestic Suspense: Fire Will Freeze / Experiment in Spring Time / The Cannibal Heart / Do Evil in Return / Rose's Last Summer
Fire Will Freeze: A busload of skiers snowbound in a Canadian mansion mysteriously start dying.

Experiment In Springtime: A marriage already in trouble is further tested when Charles has to go away for his health and Martha's first love returns.

The Cannibal Heart: Mrs. Wakefield returns to her country home after the mysterious death of her son and the suicide of her husband. Her summer renters have what she lost: a family complete with husband and son. To what lengths will she go to regain what she lost?

Do Evil In Return: Dr. Charlotte Keating's attempt to help her patient Violet plunges her into a mystery. The sinister characters at Violet's shabby rooming house all claim that she has gone, leaving no forwarding address. All too soon poor Violet is found, and a chain of events begins that subjects Charlotte to a harrowing ordeal.

Rose's Last Summer: A faded actress on the skids takes on her most challenging role, but ends up dead in the garden. Was it murder?  
Omnibus, 516 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1944 / 1947 / 1949 / 1950 / 1952)  
Soho Syndicate - 2017 - ISBN: 168199030X / 9781681990309  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037424 $17.99
Mosley, Walter  
Easy Rawlins #14: Charcoal Joe
1960s Los Angeles: Easy's new detective agency investigates when a black student at Stanford is accused of murder.  
Novel, 305 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2017 - ISBN: 0804172102 / 9780804172103  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037412 $15.00
Nesbø, Jo  
Harry Hole #11: The Thirst
Publisher's signed edition with signature page tipped in; 'Signed First Edition' sticker on front of jacket. Harry is drawn back into the Oslo police force when a serial murderer begins targeting Tinder daters - a murderer whose MO reignites Harry's hunt for a nemesis from his past.  
Novel, 462 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Knopf - 2017 - ISBN: 0385352166 / 9780385352161  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037387 $26.95
Parker, Robert B. - of interest: Atkins, Ace  
Spenser #45: Slow Burn
Hired to look into a deadly apartment building fire, Spenser learns that, not only was it arson, but it might be tied to similar fires plaguing one of Boston's oldest neighborhoods. He follows the trail through a mire of corruption and greed.  
Novel, 329 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0425283194 / 9780425283196  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037302 $9.99
Parker, Robert B. - of interest: Atkins, Ace  
Spenser #46: Little White Lies
Spenser's latest client puts him on the trail of a handsome con man who has left behind a trail of angry investors, duped cops, and a team of paramilitary contractors looking for revenge.  
Novel, 304 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0399177000 / 9780399177002  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037386 $27.00
Pearson, Ridley  
Lock & Key #1: The Initiation
Ages 8 and up. Sent to boarding school at Baskerville Academy, young James Moriarty finds himself with an unexpected roommate: Sherlock Holmes. When the school's heirloom Bible disappears, the two decide to work together to solve the mystery.  
Novel, 371 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Harper - 2017 - ISBN: 0062399020 / 9780062399021  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037029 $9.99
Penny, Louise  
Armand Gamache #12: A Great Reckoning
A strange old map found in the walls of the bistro in Three Pines eventually leads Armand Gamache to shattering secrets, and to places even he is afraid to go. And there he finds four cadets in the Quebec police academy, and a dead professor.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
♦  Winner of the 2017 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 575 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's - 2017 - ISBN: 1250130743 / 9781250130747  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037137 $9.99
Penny, Louise  
Armand Gamache #12: A Great Reckoning
A strange old map found in the walls of the bistro in Three Pines eventually leads Armand Gamache to shattering secrets, and to places even he is afraid to go. And there he finds four cadets in the Quebec police academy, and a dead professor.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
♦  Winner of the 2017 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 386 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250022118 / 9781250022110  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037131 $16.99
Persson, Leif G.W.  
The Dying Detective
A retired Swedish homicide detective races against time to solve a cold case from his hospital bed.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2017 UK Crime Writers' International Dagger
 
Novel, 426 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Pantheon - 2017 - ISBN: 0307907635 / 9780307907639  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037873 $27.95
Quinn, Spencer (aka Abrahams, Peter)  
Bowser & Birdie #3: Bow Wow
Ages 8 and up. When Snoozy, the clerk at the Gaux family fishing store, disappears, young Birdie Gaux and her dog Bowser are determined to find him and bring him safely home.  
Novel, 296 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Scholastic - 2017 - ISBN: 1338091344 / 9781338091342  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037513 $16.99
Robb, Candace  
Kate Clifford #1: The Service of the Dead
1399 CE: Determined to be independent after her husband's death, Kate Clifford opens a guest house in York, and also rents bedchambers where wealthy men can discreetly entertain their mistresses. When a guest is murdered and his female companion disappears, can Kate discover those responsible before the scandal ruins her business?  
Novel, 233 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Pegasus - 2017 - ISBN: 1681774534 / 9781681774534  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036965 $15.95
Robb, Candace  
Kate Clifford #2: A Twisted Vengeance
1399 CE: Kate's mother has returned to York under suspicious circumstances, and settled next door to establish a house of beguines. When one of the women is set upon in the night, Kate know that for the safety of her young wards she must investigate.  
Novel, 296 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Pegasus - 2017 - ISBN: 1681774526 / 9781681774527  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036964 $25.95
Runcie, James  
Grantchester #6: Sidney Chambers and the Persistence of Love
1970s: Archdeacon Sidney Chambers investigates a man's murder, a missing religious text, art-world corruption, and his nephew's disappearance.  
Collection, 344 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Bloomsbury - 2017 - ISBN: 1632867958 / 9781632867957  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037134 $17.00
Sands, Kevin  
Blackthorn Key #2: Mark of the Plague
Ages 10 and up. The Black Death has returned to London, but an unknown apothecary has arrived with a cure that actually works. When an assassin threatens the apothecary's life, Christopher and Tom risk their lives to untangle a dark conspiracy.  
Novel, 533 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Aladdin - 2017 - ISBN: 1481446754 / 9781481446754  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037683 $7.99
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #36: Maigret at Picratt's (alternate titles: Maigret and the Strangled Stripper / Maigret in Montmartre)
A dancer at a Montmarte club reports to the police that she heard two men planning to kill a countess. The police ignore her claim - until the dancer is found strangled. To get to the truth, Maigret must dive into the seedy underbelly of Paris.  
Novel, 187 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1951 )  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 024124028X / 9780241240281  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037927 $12.00
Smith, Alexander McCall  
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #17: Precious and Grace
Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi usually see eye to eye on professional matters, but when a Canadian woman asks for help in recovering memories of her Botswana childhood, differences of opinion arise between the two friends.  
Novel, 227 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Anchor - 2017 - ISBN: 1101972815 / 9781101972816  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037900 $15.00
Thompson, Victoria  
Gaslight #19: Murder in Morningside Heights
Abigail Northrup had joined the ranks of the New Women, planning for a life without a husband and working as an instructor at a women's college. When the police declare her death an accident, her parents turn to private detective Frank Malloy. Difficulties arise when Frank and Sarah learn that Miss Northrup lived in a world of secrets and lies.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Agatha Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 296 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 110198709X / 9781101987094  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037283 $7.99
Thompson, Victoria  
Gaslight #20: Murder in the Bowery
New York City, 1890s: When the search for a missing person turns into a murder inquiry, Frank and Sarah Malloy must unearth the dark secrets of the wealthy Longacre family.  
Novel, 295 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 1101987111 / 9781101987117  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037384 $26.00


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