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Lin, Ed  
Taipei Night Market #1: Ghost Month
Jing-nan's high school girlfriend has been found murdered. Why was this intelligent women selling betel nuts to truck drivers, a job almost as taboo as prostitution? The facts don't add up, but the Taipei police have closed the case without asking questions. When the girl's parents ask him to investigate, Jing-nan reluctantly agrees.  
Novel, 316 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2014)  
Soho Crime - 2017 - ISBN: 1616958375 / 9781616958374  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037918 $9.99
Lovesey, Peter  
Peter Diamond #16: Another One Goes Tonight
When a patrol car spins off the road, a civilian cyclist is injured, then revived with CPR. Detective Peter Diamond's investigation of the man leads to a trail of uninvestigated deaths. Have they saved the life of a serial killer?  
Novel, 390 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Soho Crime - 2017 - ISBN: 1616958316 / 9781616958312  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037915 $15.95
Meier, Leslie  
Lucy Stone #23: British Manor Murder
Lucy's trip to a hat exhibition at an English manor house takes a macabre turn when a body, bludgeoned with the chapel's gold-plated reliquary, is found in a sealed hidden room.  
Novel, 282 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 0758277113 / 9780758277114  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037779 $7.99
Muller, Marcia  
Sharon McCone #32: Someone Always Knows
PI Sharon McCone has a new client who wants to get rid of a derelict house that's bothering the local homeowners' association. But the abandoned house holds secrets, and soon Sharon is contending with more than a simple eyesore.  
Novel, 308 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Grand Central - 2017 - ISBN: 1455527963 / 9781455527960  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037987 $7.99
Nettmann, Nadine  
Sommelier #2: Uncorking a Lie
When Katie realizes the contents of a $19,000 bottle of wine don't match what's on the label, the owner asks her to investigate, sending her deep into the world of counterfeit wine.  
Novel, 230 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2017 - ISBN: 073875062X / 9780738750620  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038010 $14.99
O'Brien, Kevin  
Hide Your Fear
Caitlin and her kids have moved into an old house. The place was a bargain, but as weeks pass, Caitlin starts receiving messages - first friendly, then unsettling, hinting at the property's dark past.  
Novel, 550 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pinnacle - 2017 - ISBN: 0786038837 / 9780786038831  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037784 $9.99
Overstreet, Jason  
Harlem Renaissance #1: The Strivers' Row Spy
When Sidney Temple is tapped to be the FBI's first Black agent, he sees a chance to secure real justice, and uses his knack for deception and undercover work to thwart the Bureau's biased investigation in Harlem and provide insider information to Black leaders.  
Novel, 367 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Dafina - 2017 - ISBN: 1496712358 / 9781496712356  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037920 $15.00
Petrie, Nick  
Peter Ash #2: Burning Bright
On a trip to Northern California, veteran Peter Ash stumbles across investigative journalist June Cassidy, who is on the run from men who tried to kidnap her. She needs time to figure out what they're after, and help from someone with Peter's skills.  
Novel, 459 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0735217386 / 9780735217386  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037783 $9.99
Robb, J.D. (aka Roberts, Nora)  
Eve Dallas #44: Echoes in Death
Eve investigates when a surgeon is found dead in his obsessively organized townhouse.  
Novel, 387 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
St. Martin's - 2017 - ISBN: 1250123135 / 9781250123138  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037543 $8.99
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #38: Maigret and the Tall Woman (alternate title: Maigret and the Burglar's Wife)
A woman Maigret arrested years ago turns to him for help when her safecracker husband discovers a dead body while committing a burglary.  
Novel, 171 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1951 )  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0241277388 / 9780241277386  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037929 $13.00
Smith, Alexander McCall  
Isabel Dalhousie #11: A Distant View of Everything
Publisher's signed edition with signature page tipped in; 'Signed Copy' sticker on front of jacket. An old acquaintance has engaged in some possibly ill-advised matchmaking; Isabel agrees to look into the background of the man in question, but soon starts to wonder if she's investigating the wrong party.  
Novel, 240 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Pantheon - 2017 - ISBN: 0307908941 / 9780307908940  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037887 $25.95
Summerscale, Kate  
The Wicked Boy
East London, 1895: Thirteen-year-old Robert Coombes confessed to stabbing his mother, but his lawyers argued that he was insane, telling of his severe headaches, his fascination with violent criminals, and his fondness for penny dreadfuls. Summerscale provides a deeply researched and richly detailed narrative of the crime and its aftermath.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Anthony Award for Best Critical or Nonfiction Work
♦  Shortlisted for the 2017 UK Crime Writers' Non-Fiction Dagger
 
Nonfiction, 378 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0143110462 / 9780143110460  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037899 $17.00
Swanson, Denise  
Dime Store #6: Lions and Tigers and Murder, Oh My
PI Jake Del Vecchio has rented office space above the dime store, and it isn't long before Dev finds herself embroiled in his first case.  
Novel, 270 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0451477774 / 9780451477774  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037765 $7.99
Toner, Jerry  
The Roman Guide to Slave Management
A sly, subversive, uncompromising first-person guide to the realities of slavery and servitude in ancient Rome. Foreword by Mary Beard.  
Nonfiction, 216 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Overlook - 2016 - ISBN: 1468311727 / 9781468311723  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038217 $16.95
Vine, Richard  
SoHo Sins
Philip and Amanda Oliver were the New York art scene's golden couple, until Amanda was found murdered and Philip confessed. But was he a continent away when she died? Art dealer Jackson Wyeth sets out to learn the truth.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Shamus Award for Best First PI Novel
 
Novel, 382 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Hard Case Crime - 2017 - ISBN: 1785655736 / 9781785655739  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037914 $12.95


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