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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
Tremayne, Peter  
Sister Fidelma #27: Penance of the Damned
671 CE: Sister Fidelma and her companion Eadulf are dispatched to investigate when the king's loyal chief bishop and adviser is murdered in an old enemy's fortress.  
Novel, 338 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250119642 / 9781250119643  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037593 $27.99
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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