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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Jance, J.A.  
Ali Reynolds #07: Left for Dead
When violence from the Mexican drug cartel wars crosses the border into Arizona, severely injuring one of Ali's classmates from the Arizona Police Academy, she investigates with some help from her friend Sister Anselm.  
Novel, 417 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Pocket - 2013 - ISBN: 1451628609 / 9781451628609  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020130 $9.99
Janes, J. Robert  
St-Cyr & Kohler #13: Bellringer
1943: Two years ago, two luxurious French resorts were converted into an internment camp for British and American women who failed to leave the country before the German Army invaded. The prisoners have lived quietly, surviving on Red Cross aid packages, but now they are beginning to die. An American woman has been stabbed through the heart with a pitchfork. In her pockets are Cracker Jacks and Hershey bars - bribes intended for one of the guards. To find the killer, Inspectors St-Cyr and Kohler must unravel a conspiracy at the heart of this elegant hell.  
Novel, 320 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road / Mysterious Press - 2012 - ISBN: 1453271120 / 9781453271124  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020534 $14.99
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
Jonasson, Jonas  
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
Just before the party for his 100th birthday, Allan Karlsson climbs out the window of his Swedish nursing home and embarks on an entirely spontaneous journey. As he travels, he encounters a suitcase stuffed with cash, a hospitable thief, some decidedly unpleasant criminals, a friendly hot-dog stand operator, a red-headed woman, and an elephant.  
Novel, 384 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
Hyperion - 2012 - ISBN: 1401324649 / 9781401324643  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021242 $16.00
Kallentoft, Mons  
Malin Fors #1: Midwinter Blood (UK title: Midwinter Sacrifice)
When a man's mutilated, naked body is found hanging from a lone oak tree near Linkoping, Sweden, ambitious superintendent Malin Fors is assigned to the case. She and her team must identify the dead man, and hunt down a killer who has just begun his work.  
Novel, 454 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Atria Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1451642520 / 9781451642520  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020108 $15.00
Kellerman, Faye  
Decker & Lazarus #01: The Ritual Bath
When a Jewish woman is raped while walking home from a ritual bath at a remote yeshiva community, LAPD Detective Peter Decker discovers that young widow Rina Lazarus is the only one in the community willing to speak about the crime; the two grow closer as they work together.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 1987 UK Crime Writers' Association New Blood Dagger
♦  Finalist for the 1987 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 335 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1986)  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 0061999245 / 9780061999246  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020254 $9.99
Kellerman, Faye  
Decker & Lazarus #13: The Forgotten
Rina's storefront synagogue has been desecrated with anti-Semitic graffiti and Nazi death camp photos. The suspect is a rich kid with suspicions about his Polish grandfather's origins. When the kid and his therapist are murdered at an exclusive camp that caters to troubled children, the investigation propels Peter and Rina into a ghastly world of ruthless parents and damaged children.  
Novel, 519 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2001)  
Harper - 2012 - ISBN: 0062088181 / 9780062088185  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New019861 $9.99
Kellerman, Faye  
Decker & Lazarus #16: The Burnt House
When a small commuter plane crashes, the investigation reveals four unidentified extra travelers, and no sign of an airline employee supposedly flying as a passenger. The missing flight attendant's stepfather calls the LAPD to insist she was never on the flight - but has probably been murdered by her abusive husband.  
Novel, 534 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007)  
Harper - 2012 - ISBN: 006208819X / 9780062088192  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New019862 $9.99
Kellerman, Faye  
Decker & Lazarus #17: The Mercedes Coffin (UK title: A Cold Case)
A billionaire genius offers the Los Angeles Police Department a substantial financial incentive to reopen the fifteen-year-old murder of her favorite teacher; the case is eerily similar to a recent execution-style killing.  
Novel, 460 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2008)  
Harper - 2012 - ISBN: 0062088203 / 9780062088208  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New019863 $9.99
Kellerman, Faye  
Decker & Lazarus #18: Blindman's Bluff
When a billionaire philanthropist, known for extending second chances to criminals - including hiring them for his personal security - is gunned down at his fortified home, LAPD detective Peter Decker knows it had to be an inside job. A chance meeting at the courthouse leads Rina Lazarus into the heart of her husband's investigation - and into the path of the killers.  
Novel, 489 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2009)  
Harper - 2012 - ISBN: 0062088211 / 9780062088215  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New019864 $9.99
Kelly, Diane  
Tara Holloway #04: Death, Taxes, and Peach Sangria
At the IRS office, Tara's boss and one of her co-workers are signing up for an online dating service - and so is Tara's secret crush, Nick Pratt. Tara's mood is not improved by the news that her next investigation involves cash-funneling to terrorists.  
Novel, 307 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's - 2013 - ISBN: 1250023068 / 9781250023063  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020788 $7.99
Kelly, Sofie (aka Ryan, Sofie)  
Magical Cats #4: Cat Trick
When a famous former resident returns to town, there are hopes that he'll put Mayville Heights on the map as a tourist destination. When he turns up dead on the boardwalk, it's up to librarian Kathleen Paulson and her cats Hercules and Owen to uncover the truth.  
Novel, 327 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2013 - ISBN: 0451414691 / 9780451414694  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020939 $7.99
Kent, Christobel  
Sandro Cellini #2: A Fine and Private Place (alternate title: A Murder in Tuscany)
When the director of an artists' retreat in the hills outside Florence is found dead, PI Sandro Cellini does not believe it's an accident. As he attempts to uncover the truth, he is drawn into the lives of the retreat's small, highly strung community.  
Novel, 344 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Felony & Mayhem - 2012 - ISBN: 1937384365 / 9781937384364  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020837 $14.95
Läckberg, Camilla  
Patrik Hedstrom #3: The Stonecutter
In the Swedish resort town of Fjallbacka, a little girl's body is found in a fisherman's net. Detective Patrik Hedstrom, who has just become a father, faces the grim task of finding the killer of this child he knew well.  
Novel, 506 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Free Press - 2013 - ISBN: 1451621868 / 9781451621860  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021263 $15.99
Laurie, Victoria  
Ghost Hunter #07: What a Ghoul Wants
A Welsh castle is rumored to be haunted by the Grim Widow, who allegedly drowns guests in the moat. Not long after M.J. and her TV crew arrive, there are two new victims - but someone from the land of the living may have helped them into their watery graves.  
Novel, 328 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2013 - ISBN: 0451238974 / 9780451238979  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020906 $7.99
Lee, Amanda (aka Trent, Gayle)  
Embroidery #05: Thread on Arrival
Embroidery shop owner Marcy Singer gets hung up on an antique tapestry that may lead to sunken treasure - and be a motive for murder.  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2012 - ISBN: 0451238850 / 9780451238856  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020877 $7.99
Lehane, Dennis (editor) / Cotton, Mary (editor) / Clarke, Jaime (editor)  
Boston Noir 2: The Classics
Reprints fourteen stories set in Boston, Massachusetts.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Part I: Broken Families
  • The Marriage Privilege == Chuck Hogan
  • Night-Side == Joyce Carol Oates
  • Home Sweet Home == Hannah Tinti
  • Surrogate == Robert B. Parker
    Part II: Criminal Minds
  • Mushrooms == Dennis Lehane
  • Lucky Penny == Linda Barnes
  • Blanche Cleans Up (excerpt) == Barbara Neely
  • The Balance of the Day == George V. Higgins
  • Bait (excerpt) == Kenneth Abel
    Part III: Voyeurs & Outsiders
  • Townies == Andre Dubus
  • Driving the Heart == Jason Brown
  • The 5:22 == George Harrar
  • Infinite Jest (excerpt) == David Foster Wallace
  • At Night == David Ryan
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 251 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic Books - 2012 - ISBN: 1617751367 / 9781617751363  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020322 $15.95
Leonard, Elmore  
Raylan Givens #3: Raylan
Federal Marshall Raylan Givens hunts down a perp, only to find him naked in a bathtub, doped up and missing his kidneys. Raylan knows there's big money in body parts, but by the time he finds out who's making the cuts, he's naked in a bathtub, with Layla the transplant nurse about to go for his kidneys.  
Novel, 263 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
William Morrow - 2013 - ISBN: 0062119478 / 9780062119476  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021005 $14.99
MacBride, Stuart  
Ash Henderson #1: Birthdays for the Dead
For years, a serial killer has been snatching girls just before their thirteenth birthdays, then sending their families homemade cards showing the girls being tortured to death. Five years ago, he took DC Ash Henderson's daughter, but Ash told people she ran away - because Ash doesn't want to be taken off the investigation before his daughter's killer gets what he deserves.  
Novel, 496 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
William Morrow - 2012 - ISBN: 0007344201 / 9780007344208  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021011 $14.99
MacBride, Stuart  
Logan McRae #07: Shatter the Bones
When Aberdeen's own mother-daughter singing sensations, competitors in a reality TV show, are kidnapped, the public react with grief and rage, and the media demand action. But DS Logan McRae and his colleagues have no forensic evidence, and the investigation is going nowhere.  
Novel, 453 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Harper Collins UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0007344244 / 9780007344246  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021434 $12.99
Mann, George (editor)  
Encounters of Sherlock Holmes
Fourteen original stories, in which the great detective aids a dying Sir Richard Francis Burton, matches wits with gentleman thief A.J. Raffles, crosses paths with H.G. Wells, and more.
    Contents
  • Introduction == George Mann
  • The Loss of Chapter Twenty-One == Mark Hodder
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Indelicate Widow == Mags L. Halliday
  • The Demon Slasher of Seven Sisters == Cavan Scott
  • The Post-Modern Prometheus == Nick Kyme
  • Mrs. Hudson at the Christmas Hotel == Paul Magrs
  • The Case of the Night Crawler == George Mann
  • The Adventure of the Locked Carriage == Stuart Douglas
  • The Tragic Affair of the Martian Ambassador == Eric Brown
  • The Adventure of the Swaddled Railwayman == Richard Dinnick
  • The Pennyroyal Society == Kelly Hale
  • The Persian Slipper == Steve Lockley
  • The Property of a Thief == Mark Wright
  • Woman's Work == David Barnett
  • The Fallen Financier == James Lovegrove
 
Anthology, 351 pages, Trade Paperback  
Titan - 2013 - ISBN: 1781160031 / 9781781160039  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021202 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #02: Enter a Murderer
Inspector Alleyn has been invited to the opening night of a new play, in which two characters quarrel and then struggle for a gun, with tragic results. Particularly since the gun was not, in fact, loaded with blanks.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 201 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1935)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2012 - ISBN: 1934609854 / 9781934609859  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020831 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #06: Artists in Crime
Inspector Alleyn investigates when a model is stabbed to death at the artists' community down the road from his mother's house. And wouldn't you know it: Miss Agatha Troy is one of the community's most outspoken members.  
Novel, 291 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1938)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2012 - ISBN: 1937384276 / 9781937384272  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020832 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #07: Death in a White Tie
Ah, the London Debutante Season. Giggles, tea-dances, white dresses, inappropriate romances, and too much champagne. And, apparently, a blackmailer. But before Inspector Alleyn and his assistant Lord 'Bunchy' Gospell can crack the case, a murder is announced.  
Novel, 323 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1938)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2012 - ISBN: 1937384306 / 9781937384302  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020833 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #08: Overture to Death
Inspector Alleyn's latest case involves two waspish, gossiping snobs. But were they really unpleasant enough to provoke a murderer?  
Novel, 318 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1939)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2012 - ISBN: 1937384322 / 9781937384326  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020834 $14.95


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