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Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem / Waterhouse, Anna  
Mycroft Holmes #1: Mycroft Holmes
1870: Word reaches London of strange occurrences in Trinidad, leading Georgiana Sutton to set sail for her home there. Her fiance Mycroft Holmes decides to follow her, and persuades his best friend Cyrus Douglas, a man of African descent who was born on Trinidad, to accompany him. The two men find a web of dark secrets that grows more treacherous with each step they take.  
Novel, 337 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Titan - 2018 - ISBN: 1785658077 / 9781785658075  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New040364 $7.99
Adams, Ellery  
Nora Pennington #1: The Secret, Book & Scone Society
If strangers don't find the cure they're hoping for at the Miracle Springs spa, they often find their way to Nora's bookstore, where they tell her their stories. In exchange, she prescribes the perfect novel to lighten their burden. When a visitor reaches out to Nora for guidance, then turns up dead, Nora and her companions are determined to uncover the truth behind his demise.  
Novel, 285 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Kensington - 2018 - ISBN: 1496712382 / 9781496712387  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New040500 $15.95
Adnan, Yassin (editor)  
Marrakech Noir
Original crime stories set in Marrakech.  
Anthology, 299 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2018 - ISBN: 1617754730 / 9781617754739  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New040290 $15.95
Alem, Raja  
The Dove's Necklace
When a dead woman is discovered in a Mecca alley, no one will claim the body because of her nakedness. As Detective Nassir investigates, the secret life of the holy city is revealed - a city both beholden to brutal customs and reckoning uneasily with new traditions.  
Novel, 474 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Overlook - 2018 - ISBN: 1468316222 / 9781468316223  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New040076 $18.95
Baker, Bree  
Seaside Cafe #1: Live and Let Chai
Everly loves sun, sand, tea, and her batty beekeeping great-aunts, so returning to her coastal North Carolina hometown to open a cafe makes perfect sense. Everything is peachy until a body turns up on the boardwalk outside her home. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 344 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Sourcebooks - 2018 - ISBN: 1492664758 / 9781492664758  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New041443 $7.99
Bateson, John  
The Education of a Coroner
Ken Holmes, who spent over three decades in the Marin County, California, coroner's office, talks about the skills he learned on the job, including finding hidden clues at death scenes, interviewing witnesses effectively, forensics (not much like what you see on TV shows), preparing testimony for court, and much more.  
Nonfiction, 358 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Scribner - 2018 - ISBN: 1501168231 / 9781501168239  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New040242 $18.00
Benn, James R.  
Billy Boyle #12: The Devouring
1944: Billy and Kaz are dispatched to Switzerland to work with the OSS, investigating Swiss banks that are laundering looted Nazi gold.  
Novel, 332 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Soho Crime - 2018 - ISBN: 1616959525 / 9781616959524  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New040503 $15.95
Black, Lisa  
Gardiner & Renner #3: Perish
Joanna Moorehouse, founder of Sterling Financial, has been murdered. To crack the case, Maggie and Jack will have to infiltrate the cutthroat world of high-stakes finance.  
Novel, 366 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2018 HC  
Kensington - 2018 - ISBN: 1496713559 / 9781496713551  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New040367 $9.99
Bolton, Ginger  
Deputy Donut #2: Goodbye Cruller World
Emily is asked to design a donut wall for a wedding reception. The job goes sour when the groom dies of poisoning. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 295 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2018 - ISBN: 1496711890 / 9781496711892  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New041246 $15.95
Bowen, Peter  
Gabriel Du Pre #15: Solus
As a guard at a Kabul prison, Hoyt Poe witnessed abuse of inmates. His testimony threatens to expose the military contractor handling the interrogations. Poe and his family need someplace to hide, and Gabriel Du Pre is the man to take care of them.  
Novel, 213 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road - 2018 - ISBN: 1504050916 / 9781504050913  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New041130 $14.99
Bradley, Alan  
Flavia de Luce #09: The Grave's a Fine and Private Place
A trip on the river in a punt becomes much more exciting for Flavia when she finds a human corpse in the water.  
Novel, 358 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2018 HC  
Bantam - 2018 - ISBN: 034554000X / 9780345540003  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New041242 $16.00
Brook, Allison  
Haunted Library #1: Death Overdue
When she took a job running programs and events for her local library, Carrie didn't expect a retired homicide detective to keel over dead, poisoned, at her first event. She's determined to investigate, with some help from a friendly library ghost.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Mystery
 
Novel, 327 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Crooked Lane - 2018 - ISBN: 1683317262 / 9781683317265  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New041111 $15.99
Bryan, Beverley  
Heart of the Race
This book reclaims and records black women's place in British history, documenting their day-to-day struggles, their experiences of education, work and health care, and the personal and political struggles they have waged to preserve a sense of identity and community. It is a testimony to the collective experience of black women in Britain, and their relationship to the British state throughout its long history of slavery, empire, and colonialism.  
Nonfiction, 285 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1985)  
Verso - 2018 - ISBN: 1786635860 / 9781786635860  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New040510 $19.95
Buchholz, Simone  
Chastity Riley #1: Blue Night
After convicting a superior for corruption and shooting a gangster, hard-bitten state prosecutor Chastity Riley has been transferred to the tedium of witness protection. However, when she is assigned an anonymous man lying under police guard in a hospital - bones broken, a finger cut off, and speaking only in riddles - she senses a big, exciting case.  
Novel, 182 pages, Trade Paperback  
Orenda - 2018 - ISBN: 1912374013 / 9781912374014  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New041048 $14.95
Buckley, Julia  
Writer's Apprentice #3: A Dark and Twisting Path
When someone tries to frame Lena's boyfriend Sam for murder, Lena and Camilla work on a suspect list; a threatening note and a violent intrusion prove that the killer has decided to write them into the plot.  
Novel, 273 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2018 - ISBN: 0425282627 / 9780425282625  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New040363 $7.99
Budewitz, Leslie  
Food Lovers' Village #5: As the Christmas Cookie Crumbles
Merrily Thornton, a local girl gone wrong, has managed to turn her life around. But her parents have publicly shunned her, and they nurse a bitterness that chills Erin. When Merrily is murdered, can Erin nab the killer? Includes recipes.  
Novel, 271 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2018 - ISBN: 073875241X / 9780738752419  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New040292 $15.99
Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane  
Little Library #2: She Stopped for Death
When Jenny Weston's Little Library starts receiving poetry written by reclusive poet Emily Sutton, she's drawn into Sutton's mysterious world and yet another murder case.  
Novel, 328 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Crooked Lane - 2018 - ISBN: 1683317246 / 9781683317241  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New041107 $15.99
Camilleri, Andrea  
The Sacco Gang
Novel based on a true story. Italy, 1920s: The Sacco brothers have strong ideas about socialism and the State. Their lives change radically when the local Mafia demands protection money from their father. He tells the police, who don't know what to do - no one has dared denounce the Mafia before. Now the Saccos must defend themselves from the Mafia and the forces of order, from their collaborators, from traitors, and from the village leaders, as they are assailed by murder attempts, false accusations, and false testimony.  
Novel, 141 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Europa - 2018 - ISBN: 1609454235 / 9781609454234  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New040261 $14.00
Canadeo, Anne  
Black Sheep Knitters #09: Knit to Kill
A relaxing getaway weekend on Osprey Island, famous for its cliff walk, proves anything but when a local resident is found dead below the cliffs.  
Novel, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Kensington - 2018 - ISBN: 1496708938 / 9781496708939  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New041247 $15.95
Carofiglio, Gianrico  
The Cold Summer
1992: Fenoglio, a member of the Italian Carabinieri, must deal with the new gang wars raging around Bari, and solve a boy's murder, in a world where the prosecutors are hard to distinguish from the prosecuted.  
Novel, 349 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Bitter Lemon - 2018 - ISBN: 1912242036 / 9781912242030  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New041062 $14.95
Christie, Agatha - of interest: Hannah, Sophie  
Hercule Poirot: The Mystery of Three Quarters
Someone is sending letters in Poirot's name, accusing different people of murdering Barnabas Pandy. With the help of Scotland Yard's Edward Catchpool, Poirot investigates.  
Novel, 344 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
William Morrow - 2018 - ISBN: 0062792342 / 9780062792341  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New040681 $27.99
Connelly, Michael  
Renee Ballard #1: The Late Show
Detective Ballard works the night shift in Hollywood, each morning turning her cases over to day shift detectives. But one night she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with, and decides not to give up at dawn.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2018 Anthony Award for Best Mystery Novel
 
Novel, 400 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Grand Central - 2018 - ISBN: 1455524220 / 9781455524228  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New040102 $9.99
Conte, Cate (aka Mugavero, Liz)  
Cat Cafe #2: Purrder She Wrote
When one of the island's richest residents is found dead on her private beach, an organic catnip toy shoved down her throat, Maddie investigates.  
Novel, 310 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's - 2018 - ISBN: 1250072077 / 9781250072078  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New039973 $7.99
Cook, Robin  
Charlatans
Chief resident Noah Rothauser investigates a string of anesthesia-related deaths at his hospital.  
Novel, 481 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Putnam - 2018 - ISBN: 0735212503 / 9780735212503  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New040369 $9.99
Copperman, E.J. (aka Cohen, Jeffrey)  
Mysterious Detective #2: Edited Out
Her fictional creation Duffy may have somehow taken flesh-and-blood form and started taking missing person cases. That doesn't mean Rachel wants to see him. Especially when he tries to talk her into working a case with him.  
Novel, 323 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Crooked Lane - 2018 - ISBN: 1683318463 / 9781683318460  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New041108 $15.99


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