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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
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
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
Gordon, William C.  
Samuel Hamilton #3: The Ugly Dwarf
1963: A grisly murder leads Samuel Hamilton and his cohorts in the Homicide Department to an assortment of crooked lawyers, union officials, and bureaucrats, and finally to a dwarf preacher who, along with his dominatrix associate, preys on San Francisco's Latino community.  
Novel, 239 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2010)  
Bay Tree Publishing - 2012 - ISBN: 0983617945 / 9780983617945  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New019882 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #064: The Ribbon Clues / Death Rides the Skyway
The Ribbon Clues: The Shadow must unravel a baffling mystery to stop a serial killer and unearth hidden millions.

Death Rides the Skyway: To unmask a diabolical supercrook, The Shadow follows a trail of murder leading from San Francisco to Chicago and New York.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1935 / 1936)  
Sanctum Books - 2012 - ISBN: 1608770885 / 9781608770885  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021386 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #065: Gypsy Vengeance / The Veiled Prophet
Plus Nick Carter solves a murder on the set of a Shadow film in 'Case of the Melting Artichokes' by Bruce Elliott.

Gypsy Vengeance: A deadly feud pitting clan against clan can only be ended by The Shadow's justice.

The Veiled Prophet: The Shadow must pierce the mystery behind a silver veil to end a crimewave.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1940)  
Sanctum Books - 2012 - ISBN: 1608770907 / 9781608770908  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021387 $14.95
Grant, Teresa  
Suzanne & Malcolm Rannoch #1: Vienna Waltz
1815: During the glittering Congress of Vienna, Princess Tatiana, the most beautiful and talked about woman in Vienna, is found murdered during an ill-timed rendezvous with three of her most powerful conquests. Suzanne Rannoch and her husband Malcolm set out to investigate; in the search for the truth, no one's secrets are safe, and the future of Europe may hang in the balance.

Recommended by Elizabeth: A pair of smart, capable protagonists face a plot with as many twists, layers, and hidden underpinnings as a lady's toilette; plus a great supporting cast of smart women and real historical figures.  
Novel, 431 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2011 - ISBN: 0758254237 / 9780758254238  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020539 $15.00
Grant, Teresa  
Suzanne & Malcolm Rannoch #2: Imperial Scandal
1815: No one knows what Lady Julia Ashton was doing at the chateau where Malcolm and a fellow British spy were ambushed. But now her enigmatic life has been ended by an equally mysterious death. As the conflict with Napoleon marches toward Waterloo, Suzanne and Malcolm search for the truth, revealing an intricate labyrinth of secrets and betrayal within which no one can be trusted.  
Novel, 478 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2012 - ISBN: 0758254245 / 9780758254245  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020540 $15.00
Graves, Sarah  
Home Repair Is Homicide #15: Dead Level
Jake and her friend Ellie are headed for the woods to do some repairs at the cabin. But escaped convict Dewey Hooper has fled to the woods, and seeing Jake - whose testimony led to his murder conviction - has him looking for a way to make revenge look like an accident.  
Novel, 316 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Bantam - 2012 - ISBN: 0553593439 / 9780553593433  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020074 $7.99
Gray, Alex  
Lorimer #07: Five Ways to Kill a Man
An unpredictable killer is loose on the streets of Glasgow. Faced with a string of unconnected victims, DCI Lorimer turns to psychologist and friend Solomon Brightman for his insights.  
Novel, 418 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Sphere UK - 2010 - ISBN: 0751540781 / 9780751540789  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020249 $11.95
Greenwood, Kerry  
Phryne Fisher #19: Unnatural Habits
1929: Pretty golden-haired girls are going missing in Melbourne. Three of them are pregnant, poor girls from the harsh confines of the Magdalene Laundry. And when Polly Kettle, a self-important reporter with no sense of self-preservation, decides to investigate, she promptly disappears. The search for the missing girls takes Phryne and Dot to cellars and convents - and Phryne finally finds out if it's true that blondes have more fun.  
Novel, 291 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2013 - ISBN: 1464201250 / 9781464201257  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020951 $14.95
Haywood, B.B.  
Candy Holliday #4: Town in a Pumpkin Bash
The annual Pumpkin Bash is coming up; Candy's plans for running the haunted hayride are dashed when she discovers a real dead body near some fake tombstones. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 326 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425251888 / 9780425251881  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020921 $7.99
Houston, Victoria  
Loon Lake #01: Dead Angler
Retired dentist Doc Osborne hasn't fly fished since his wife died. He hasn't had a woman tell him what to do since then either. But in the company of Lew Ferris, he's relearning both. And when he and his lady instructor find a well-dressed body floating in the moonlight, Paul adds 'deputy' to his list of new experiences. Whether the death is accidental, or accidentally on purpose, Lew is determined to reel in the truth. She enlists Doc and his walleye-expert buddy Ray to help her get to the bottom of the murky mystery. Whoever thought small-town retirement could be this dangerous?  
Novel, 265 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
Tyrus - 2012 - ISBN: 1440535310 / 9781440535314  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020483 $16.95
Houston, Victoria  
Loon Lake #03: Dead Water
While out kayaking, Doc Osborne discovers the remains of a woman whose shoulders bear mysterious bite marks. And just as Chief of Police Lew Ferris begins her investigation, another body turns up.  
Novel, 279 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2001)  
Tyrus - 2012 - ISBN: 1440550859 / 9781440550850  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020484 $16.95
Houston, Victoria  
Loon Lake #05: Dead Hot Mama
It's ice-fishing season in Loon Lake, and Doc Osborne is trying to convince police chief and fishing pal Lew Ferris to give it a chance. But fish aren't the only things lurking below the surface. The bodies of two snowmobilers have just been pulled out of nearby Two Sisters Lake. Then a beautiful woman's corpse turns up in a snowdrift. Is it payback for a drug deal gone bad? Or something more sinister?  
Novel, 291 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2004)  
Tyrus - 2012 - ISBN: 1440550875 / 9781440550874  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020486 $16.95
Houston, Victoria  
Loon Lake #07: Dead Boogie
Considering her 'calling' in life, no one was completely surprised when Peg Garmin was found murdered in the company of two exotic dancers - except for Ray Pradt, Peg's dearest friend. The investigation turns up some startling connections to a wealthy family in Chicago, and to a buried secret that could destroy them. Now Lew, Osborne, and Ray must lure the skeletons out of the Garmin family closet before Peg's killer becomes the one who got away.  
Novel, 212 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2006)  
Tyrus - 2012 - ISBN: 1440550913 / 9781440550911  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020514 $16.95
Houston, Victoria  
Loon Lake #09: Dead Hot Shot
Chief of Police Lew Ferris, short-handed thanks to an AWOL coroner, never even gets the turkey stuffed before the bodies start to surface. By the end of the day, credit card theft and dysfunctional families have so muddied the waters that not even fishing guide Ray Pradt can hope to fish the final day of muskie season. And retired dentist Doc Osborne's hopes of sitting by the fire with Lew (out of uniform) and planning a fly fishing trip to Wyoming are blighted when Gina Palmer turns up in pursuit of a Canadian link to a series of thefts.  
Novel, 240 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2008)  
Tyrus - 2012 - ISBN: 1440550891 / 9781440550898  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020827 $16.95
Houston, Victoria  
Loon Lake #10: Dead Renegade
While helping his daughter's elderly client reclaim a chest from an uncooperative antiques dealer, Doc Osborne stumbles over a rug, and human remains tumble onto the floor.  
Novel, 187 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2009)  
Tyrus - 2012 - ISBN: 1440550905 / 9781440550904  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020828 $16.95
Howe, Melodie Johnson  
Diana Poole: Shooting Hollywood
Nine stories featuring amateur sleuth Diana Poole, a 40-something sexy blonde actress.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • Dirty Blonde
  • Another Tented Evening
  • Killing the Sixties
  • Facing Up
  • Tiffany Blue
  • The Talking Dead
  • The Good Daughter
  • What's It Worth?
  • A Hollywood Ending
  • Sources
 
Collection, 167 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Trade Edition  
Crippen & Landru - 2011 - ISBN: 1936363003 / 9781936363001  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020488 $17.00
Hyzy, Julie  
White House Chef #6: Fonduing Fathers
Olivia is determined to clear her father's name after she learns he was dishonorably discharged from the Army, then murdered for supposedly selling corporate secrets. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425251810 / 9780425251812  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020890 $7.99
James, Miranda  
Cat in the Stacks #4: Out of Circulation
There's been a tiff over the location of this year's library fundraising gala, and it seems everyone, even Charlie's housekeeper Azalea, has it in for Vera Cassity. When Charlie discovers Azalea standing over Vera's dead body, it's up to him - with a little help from his cat Diesel - to catch the real killer.  
Novel, 289 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425257274 / 9780425257272  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020923 $7.99
Jennings, Maureen  
Murdoch #5: Night's Child
1895: After thirteen-year-old Agnes Fisher faints at school, her teacher finds pornographic photographs in the girl's desk. When Agnes doesn't show up at school the next day, the teacher takes them to the police. Outraged at the exploitation of the young girl, Murdoch resolves to put the photographer behind bars.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2006 Bruce Alexander Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 370 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2005)  
McClelland & Stewart - 2010 - ISBN: 0771043341 / 9780771043345  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020480 $16.95


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