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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 100
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Cornwell, Bernard  
1356
Publisher's signed edition with custom signature page tipped in; 'Signed First Edition' sticker on front of jacket. September 19, 1356: A severely outnumbered English army faces off against the French at Poitiers - and what looks to be certain defeat becomes the most decisive English victory of the Hundred Years' War. The ingenious planning of Edward the Black Prince and the valor of his forces ultimately lead to the capture of Poitiers - and the French king.  
Novel, 416 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0061969672 / 9780061969676  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020995 $28.99
Cotterill, Colin  
Dr. Siri #08: Slash and Burn
1978: Dr. Siri is sent to supervise the search for the remains of a US pilot whose plane went down ten years earlier in the jungles of northern Laos. The search party includes high-level politicians and scientists; when one of them is found dead, first of a series of 'accidents', it's up to the feisty old coroner to get to the bottom of the mystery.  
Novel, 290 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Soho Crime - 2012 - ISBN: 1616951788 / 9781616951788  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020005 $15.00
Coyle, Cleo  
Coffeehouse #12: Holiday Buzz
At a holiday bash, Clare discovers the battered body of a hard-working baker's assistant. The police suspect it's the latest in a string of attacks. But Clare isn't so sure - especially after she finds a second bludgeoned baker. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 370 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2012 - ISBN: 0425255352 / 9780425255353  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New019635 $7.99
Craig, Elizabeth Spann (aka Adams, Riley)  
Southern Quilting #2: Knot What It Seams
When quilt show judge and gossiping mail carrier Jo Paxton is murdered, Beatrice and the other quilters will have to piece together the clues to find the killer. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 280 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2013 - ISBN: 045123961X / 9780451239617  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020940 $7.99
Crais, Robert  
Cole & Pike #15: Taken
When the police tell a wealthy industrialist that her missing son has faked his kidnapping, she hires Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. They discover that the boy and his girlfriend have been taken by professional border kidnappers. When Cole goes undercover to try and buy the boy back, he disappears. Pike must retrace Cole's steps through the murderous world of human traffickers.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2013 Shamus Award for Best PI Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Watson Award for Mystery Novel with Best Sidekick
 
Novel, 414 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley - 2013 - ISBN: 0425250598 / 9780425250594  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020886 $9.99
Crane, Frances  
Pat & Jean Abbott #08: The Shocking Pink Hat
San Francisco, 1946: When a rich businessman is found murdered in his car, the only clue is a hat on the back seat. The police suspect it belongs to the killer, but the Abbotts have doubts, since the hat belongs to a dear friend of theirs. Pat sticks his nose into the case, and turns up plenty of other likely suspects.  
Novel, 159 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1946)  
Rue Morgue - 2012 - ISBN: 1601870736 / 9781601870735  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020830 $14.95
Daeninckx, Didier  
Murder in Memoriam
1981: Inspector Cadin of the Toulouse prefecture investigates the murder of a history teacher, and discovers a connection to the murder of the man's father during a 1961 political protest; the trail leads all the way back to a French official's complicity in the deportation of Jews from Bordeaux to Auschwitz.  
Novel, 185 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1991)  
Melville International Crime - 2012 - ISBN: 1612191460 / 9781612191461  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New019978 $14.95
Daeninckx, Didier  
A Very Profitable War
1920: PI Rene Griffon is hired to investigate the marital infidelities of a war hero's wife. But what he uncovers is more than shabby behavior, and more than a sex scandal. What he uncovers is a scandal with devastating national implications. And as Griffon's investigation plunges him into a murky world of blackmail, murder, anarchists, profiteering, and the repercussions of the war's dark secrets, he discovers that the people who helped France win the war are being made to pay for the peace.  
Novel, 218 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1994)  
Melville International Crime - 2012 - ISBN: 1612191843 / 9781612191843  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021169 $14.95
Daheim, Mary  
Emma Lord #23: The Alpine Winter
Emma and sheriff Milo Dodge have their holiday festivities interrupted when a decomposed body is discovered in a cave on Mount Sawyer; quite a few people claim it's the remains of their missing loved one.  
Novel, 341 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Ballantine - 2013 - ISBN: 0345502604 / 9780345502605  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021235 $7.99
de Giovanni, Maurizio  
Ricciardi #1: I Will Have Vengeance
Naples, 1931: When one of the world's greatest tenors is found murdered in his dressing room, Commissario Ricciardi is called in to investigate.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2012 UK Crime Writers' Association Historical Dagger and International Dagger

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 216 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Europa - 2012 - ISBN: 1609450949 / 9781609450946  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020589 $16.00
Dean, Anna  
Dido Kent #3: A Woman of Consequence
1806: On a visit to the ruins of an abbey, Penelope Lambe suffers a bad fall. Then a human skeleton is found at the abbey. Is Miss Lambe's accident connected to this? Everyone is relying on inquisitive spinster Dido Kent to find out.  
Novel, 383 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2013 - ISBN: 1250020859 / 9781250020857  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020718 $14.99
Deaver, Jeffery  
Kathryn Dance #3: XO
Accidents have happened, and people close to popular country singer Kayleigh Towne have died. It's up to Special Agent Dance to identify and stop the stalker who is threatening the young singer.  
Novel, 486 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Pocket - 2013 - ISBN: 1439156387 / 9781439156384  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021293 $9.99
Donachie, David (aka Ludlow, Jack)  
John Pearce #08: Enemies at Every Turn
1794: Pearce is out of jail, but the smugglers whose boat he stole want bloody revenge, and are prepared to chase him to the ends of the earth to get it. And two of his Pelicans are now back in the Navy and need his help - what fate put them on Ralph Barclay's new ship?  
Novel, 349 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0749011491 / 9780749011499  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020349 $16.95
Donachie, David (aka Ludlow, Jack)  
John Pearce #09: A Sea of Troubles
1794: In the wake of the Glorious 1st of June, John Pearce has an urgent commission from Lord Hood: he must track down Midshipman Toby Burns and placate Emily, who is now under his protection. Then, in a series of actions and shore raids, Pearce impresses Horatio Nelson with his bold and brave maneuvers.  
Novel, 319 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Allison & Busby UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0749040602 / 9780749040604  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020348 $29.95
Downie, Jill  
Moretti & Falla #2: A Grave Waiting
DI Ed Moretti and DS Liz Falla investigate when an arms dealer is shot to death aboard his yacht. Why was the man visiting Guernsey? And how are a former Folies Bergere dancer, an ex-spy, and a sax-playing financier involved?  
Novel, 362 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dundurn - 2012 - ISBN: 1459706366 / 9781459706361  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New019424 $11.99
Drake, Nick  
Rahotep #3: Egypt: The Book of Chaos
After Tutankhamun dies without an heir, his widow Ankhesenamun sends chief detective Rahotep and royal envoy Nakht on a mission to the Hittites, to arrange a marriage for her with one of the king's sons, a union that would bring peace to the region and consolidate her power. Meanwhile, back in Egypt, General Horemheb is poised to seize control.  
Novel, 334 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Harper Bourbon Street - 2012 - ISBN: 006076595X / 9780060765958  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New019807 $14.99
Dunn, Carola  
Daisy Dalrymple #20: Gone West
1926: The Honourable Daisy heads to Derbyshire, where her school friend Sybil is secretary to a novelist. When the man dies, Daisy must uncover the culprit in a house full of suspects.  
Novel, 289 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2013 - ISBN: 1250021596 / 9781250021595  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020717 $14.99
Ellis, Kate  
Wesley Peterson #16: The Cadaver Game
While attempting to establish the identity of a murdered woman discovered in a suburban house, DI Peterson has another disturbing case to investigate when two teenagers are found naked at the foot of a cliff, dead of shotgun wounds. Both cases become stranger when he finds a connection between a manhunt mirroring events from the Napoleonic era and an online game called Blood Hunt that is popular with the local teens.  
Novel, 377 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Piatkus UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0749953772 / 9780749953775  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020247 $12.95
Estleman, Loren D.  
Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula
After a schooner runs aground in an English harbor with no human passengers - only the captain, dead and drained of blood - London experiences a series of bizarre nocturnal crimes. It can only be the work of Count Dracula, and only one man can save the city: Sherlock Holmes.  
Novel, 186 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1978)  
Titan - 2012 - ISBN: 1781161429 / 9781781161425  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020022 $9.95
Estleman, Loren D.  
The Perils of Sherlock Holmes
Authorized by the Doyle estate. Eight stories (one original to this volume), plus expanded versions of three previously published essays.
    Contents
  • Channeling Holmes
  • The Adventure of the Arabian Knight
  • The Adventure of the Three Ghosts
  • The Riddle of the Golden Monkeys
  • Dr. and Mrs. Watson at Home: A Comedy in One Unnatural Act
  • The Adventure of the Coughing Dentist
  • The Adventure of the Greatest Gift
  • The Devil and Sherlock Holmes
  • The Serpent's Egg
  • On the Significance of Boswells
  • Was Sherlock Holmes The Shadow? (A Trifle)
  • Suggested Reading
  • Acknowledgments
 
Collection, 207 pages, Hardcover, 2nd Printing  
Tyrus - 2012 - ISBN: 144054414X / 9781440544149  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021376 $24.95
Ferrars, E.X.  
The Casebook of Jonas P. Jonas and Other Mysteries
Lost Classics #34. Seventeen previously uncollected Golden Age stories, including the six cases of Jonas P. Jonas, who recounts his sleuthing exploits in the hope that his niece will write his memoirs.
    Contents
  • Introduction == John Cooper
  • The Case of the Two Questions
  • The Case of the Blue Bowl
  • The Case of the Auction Catalogue
  • The Case of the Left Hand
  • Invitation to Murder - On the Party Line
  • A Lipstick Smear Points to the Killer
  • Custody
  • The Trap
  • Stop Thief!
  • The Long Way Round
  • Fly Said the Spy
  • Instrument of Justice
  • Suicide?
  • Look for Trouble
  • Justice in My Own Hands
  • The Handbag
  • Sequence of Events
  • Sources
  • Appendix 1
  • Appendix 2
 
Collection, 193 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Crippen & Landru - 2012 - ISBN: 193636302X / 9781936363025  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020489 $19.00
Ferris, Monica (aka Pulver, Mary Monica)  
Needlecraft #15: Threadbare
An elderly homeless woman is found dead near Lake Minnetonka. Her last will and testament is embroidered on her blouse, leaving everything to her niece Emily, a Crewel World regular. Emily's aunt turns out to be the second homeless woman found dead recently. It's up to Betsy to discover the common thread between the deaths, and stop a killer from striking again. Includes embroidery pattern.  
Novel, 262 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2012 - ISBN: 0425255433 / 9780425255438  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020859 $7.99
Fields, Tricia  
Josie Gray #1: The Territory
Police chief Josie Gray battles Mexican drug cartels who have turned her Texas border town into a battlefield.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2010 Tony Hillerman Prize
 
Novel, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2013 - ISBN: 125002305X / 9781250023056  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020733 $19.99
Flint, Shamini  
Inspector Singh #2: A Bali Conspiracy Most Foul
Sent to Bali to help with anti-terrorism efforts after an explosion, Singh investigates when a body discovered in the wreckage turns out to have been killed by a bullet before the bomb went off.  
Novel, 249 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Felony & Mayhem - 2012 - ISBN: 1937384357 / 9781937384357  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020835 $14.95
Fluke, Joanne  
Hannah Swensen #17: Cinnamon Roll Murder
The Cinnamon Roll Six jazz band are headed for Lake Eden when their tour bus overturns near town. The keyboard player's minor injuries turn deadly when someone plunges surgical scissors into his chest. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 365 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758234945 / 9780758234940  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021066 $7.99


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