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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Marston, Edward  
Daniel Rawson #5: A Very Murdering Battle
1709: With the French starving, and their army weakened by desertions, King Louis XIV is at the Hague, searching for peace on almost any terms. Captain Daniel Rawson is sent to Paris to seek out vital information that could secure an advantageous peace treaty for England.  
Novel, 382 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0749011548 / 9780749011543  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020359 $16.95
Marston, Edward  
Home Front Detective #1: A Bespoke Murder
1915: As zeppelin bombs fall on London and the Lusitania is sunk, anti-German hysteria reaches fever pitch, and attacks on German immigrants surge. Jacob Stein's bespoke tailoring business comes under brutal attack, leaving his safe ransacked, his daughter Ruth raped and traumatized, and Jacob dead. Inspector Harvey Marmion is detailed to the case and faces an uphill struggle to track down the perpetrators, even up to the chaos of the Front Line. But was the murder as opportunistic as it first appears, or did someone with a deadly grudge plan the attack?  
Novel, 318 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0749011440 / 9780749011444  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020360 $16.95
McClure, James  
Kramer & Zondi #7: The Artful Egg
Afrikaner Lt. Tromp Kramer and Bantu DS Mickey Zondi investigate the murder of a wealthy, controversial woman whose novels had been banned in South Africa. Was she killed for money, politics, or some other reason? And why was her naked corpse strewn with flowers and herbs?  
Novel, 316 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1984)  
Soho Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 1616952458 / 9781616952457  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021188 $14.95
McKinlay, Jenn  
Library Lover's #3: Book, Line, and Sinker
When the Briar Creek tourism director hires a salvage company to dig up treasure buried over three hundred years ago, then turns up murdered, Lindsey Norris must do some digging of her own, before the killer buries the truth for good. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 283 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2012 - ISBN: 0425251764 / 9780425251768  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020861 $7.99
McLaughlin, Staci  
Blossom Valley #2: All Natural Murder
To clear her sister's name, Dana must find out who really murdered Ashlee's philandering, Monster Truck-driving boyfriend.  
Novel, 332 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758275013 / 9780758275011  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020843 $7.99
Meier, Leslie  
Lucy Stone #18: Chocolate Covered Murder
Assigned to write a puff piece about an upscale chocolate shop, Lucy discovers that the sultry store manager is leaving a throng of jealous women in her wake. So it's not too surprising when the woman turns up dead.  
Novel, 284 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758229348 / 9780758229342  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021062 $7.99
Millett, Larry  
Shadwell Rafferty #3: Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery
Signed by the author on the title page. Holmes and Watson head to Minnesota to retrieve the newly discovered Kensington Rune Stone. But the farmer who found it is murdered and the stone is stolen on the day they arrive. They'll need the help of Shadwell Rafferty to find the stone and the killer.  
Novel, 317 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
University of Minnesota Press - 2012 - ISBN: 0816677042 / 9780816677047  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020821 $14.95
Millett, Larry  
Shadwell Rafferty #4: Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Alliance
On the day before President McKinley is due to visit Minneapolis, a union activist is found hanged, naked, outside a ruined mansion. Shadwell Rafferty searches for answers, putting himself in danger. Luckily, his old friends Holmes and Watson are on the way.  
Novel, 322 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2001)  
University of Minnesota Press - 2012 - ISBN: 0816677050 / 9780816677054  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020822 $14.95
Millett, Larry  
Shadwell Rafferty #5: The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes
Signed by the author on the title page. An old foe is back, has kidnapped a widow, and is now impersonating Holmes. Holmes and Watson chase the kidnapper from London to New York to Chicago. But they'll need some assistance from Shadwell Rafferty to settle the score once and for all - before Holmes winds up framed for the crime.  
Novel, 340 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
University of Minnesota Press - 2012 - ISBN: 0816669937 / 9780816669936  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020823 $14.95
Mina, Denise  
Alex Morrow #2: The End of the Wasp Season
Heavily pregnant with twins, DI Alex Morrow investigates the savage murder of a young woman in a wealthy suburb of Glasgow.  
Novel, 309 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Back Bay Books - 2013 - ISBN: 0316069345 / 9780316069342  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New019331 $15.00
Mosley, Walter  
Leonid McGill #4: All I Did Was Shoot My Man
Seven years ago, Zella Grisham came home to find her man in bed with her friend. The weekend before, $6.8 million had been stolen from a company across the street from where Zella worked. Zella didn't remember shooting her man, but she didn't deny it. The DA was inclined to call it temporary insanity - until the police found $80,000 from the heist hidden in her storage space. For reasons of his own, Leonid McGill is convinced of Zella's innocence. But as he begins his investigation, his life begins to unravel.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 326 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
NAL (New American Library) - 2013 - ISBN: 0451239164 / 9780451239167  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020573 $15.00
Nadel, Barbara  
Cetin Ikmen #14: Dead of Night
Istanbul inspectors Ikmen and Suleyman are sent to a policing conference in Detroit. When an elderly man of Turkish descent approaches them to crack his son's long-unsolved murder, the pair find themselves immersed in a world of intergang drug wars and racial prejudice, and in mortal danger.  
Novel, 373 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Headline UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0755371666 / 9780755371662  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020250 $13.95
Paretsky, Sara  
V.I. Warshawski #15: Breakdown
Carmilla, Queen of the Night, is a shape-shifting raven whose fictional exploits thrill girls all over the world. When tweens in the Carmilla Club hold a ritual in a cemetery, they stumble on a corpse: a man stabbed through the heart, vampire-slayer style. The club includes girls from some of Chicago's most powerful families. Is the killing linked to a hostile media campaign against Senate candidate Sophy Durango? Or wealthy Chaim Salanter's childhood in Nazi-occupied Lithuania? As V.I. Warshawski struggles for answers, she finds herself fighting enemies who are all too human.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2013 UK Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger (Best Novel)
 
Novel, 470 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Signet - 2012 - ISBN: 045123880X / 9780451238801  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020874 $9.99
Parks, Brad  
Carter Ross #3: The Girl Next Door
Planning to do a story about a woman killed by a hit-and-run while delivering newspapers, Ross heads to her wake to gather anecdotes, only to learn that the victim's sister thinks the death was murder.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2013 Lefty Award for Most Humorous Mystery
 
Novel, 323 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2013 - ISBN: 1250013402 / 9781250013408  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020716 $15.99
Parris, S.J.  
Giordano Bruno #3: Sacrilege
London, 1584: Radical philosopher, ex-monk, and spy Giordano Bruno suspects he is being followed by an old enemy. His pursuer is in fact a young woman with whom he was once in love, who has been accused of murdering her magistrate husband. Bruno agrees to do anything he can to help clear her name.  
Novel, 423 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Anchor - 2013 - ISBN: 0307947467 / 9780307947468  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021174 $15.95
Paul, Steve (editor)  
Kansas City Noir
Fourteen original stories set in Kansas City.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Part I: Heartland
  • Missing Gene == J. Malcolm Garcia
  • Cat in a Box == Kevin Prufer
  • Mission Hills Confidential == Grace Suh
  • Come Murder Me Next, Babe == Daniel Woodrell
  • The Softest Crime == Matthew Eck
  • You Shouldn't Be Here == Philip Stephens
    Part II: Crazy Little Women
  • The Incident == Catherine Browder
  • The Good Neighbor == Linda Rodriguez
  • Thelma and Laverne == John Lutz
  • Lightbulb == Nancy Pickard
    Part III: Smoke & Mirrors
  • Yesterdays == Andres Rodriguez
  • Last Night at the Rialto == Mitch Brian
  • Charlie Price's Last Supper == Nadia Pflaum
  • The Pendergast Musket == Phong Nguyen
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 218 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic Books - 2012 - ISBN: 1617751286 / 9781617751288  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020323 $15.95
Pearce, Michael  
Mamur Zapt #01: The Mamur Zapt and the Return of the Carpet
1908: When the attempted assassination of a veteran politician raises fears of a terrorist attack during a major Moslem religious festival, it's up to Captain Owen, head of Cairo's Political CID, to get to the bottom of things.  
Novel, 225 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1988)  
Poisoned Pen - 2012 - ISBN: 1464200645 / 9781464200649  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New019421 $14.95
Pearce, Michael  
Mamur Zapt #02: The Night of the Dog
The body of a dog has been discovered in a Coptic tomb, a supreme Moslem insult that could touch off a furor among the Christian community. Captain Owen attempts to deal with the situation while enduring a visit from an English MP who is intent on inspecting the administration's account books. What's more, Captain Owen is commanded to show the MP's niece the sights; however, this was not meant to include seeing a dervish stabbed right before her eyes.  
Novel, 225 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1989)  
Poisoned Pen - 2012 - ISBN: 1464200653 / 9781464200656  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New019422 $14.95
Perry, Thomas  
Jane Whitefield #7: Poison Flower
After Jane spirits James Shelby, a man unjustly convicted of his wife's murder, out of the heavily guarded criminal court building in downtown Los Angeles, men posing as police officers kidnap her. Her captors work for the real murderer, who believes he won't be safe until Shelby is dead. But Jane is willing to die rather than betray Shelby's location.  
Novel, 274 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Mysterious Press - 2013 - ISBN: 0802155111 / 9780802155115  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021131 $14.00
Purser, Ann  
Lois Meade #11: Foul Play at Four
After a series of robberies, including one at her daughter Josie's grocery shop, Lois and her daughter's policeman fiance must figure out who's cleaning out Long Farnden.  
Novel, 312 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2012 - ISBN: 0425251772 / 9780425251775  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020862 $8.99
Quinn, Anthony  
Celcius Daly #1: Disappeared
Decades ago, Oliver Jordan went missing at the hands of the IRA. Now retired Special Branch agent David Hughes has disappeared after looking into the case. Next a former spy is found bludgeoned to death the day after placing his own obituary in the newspaper.Inspector Celcius Daly, a Catholic detective in Protestant Northern Ireland, must reach decades into the past to solve a string of murders.  
Novel, 252 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road / Mysterious Press - 2012 - ISBN: 1453260978 / 9781453260975  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020533 $14.99
Ramsay, Frederick  
Jerusalem #2: Holy Smoke
29 CE: Uproar ensues when a badly scorched body is found behind the veil of the Holy of Holies, the Jews' most sacred space. Gamaliel, the Rabban of the Sanhedrin, and the physician Loukas must unravel a web of intrigue and murder.  
Novel, 247 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2013 - ISBN: 1464200920 / 9781464200922  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020960 $14.95
Reed, Mary / Mayer, Eric  
John the Lord Chamberlain #01: One for Sorrow
A knight from Britain, a soothsayer, and two ladies from Crete stir up events and old memories for John the Eunuch, Emperor Justinian's Lord Chamberlain, who must ask how the visitors link to the death of Leukos, Keeper of the Plate. And an Egyptian brothel keeper and a Christian stylite know more than they are telling.  
Novel, 258 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (revised from 1999 edition)  
Poisoned Pen - 2012 - ISBN: 1464200505 / 9781464200502  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New019400 $14.95
Robb, J.D. (aka Roberts, Nora)  
Eve Dallas: Time of Death
Reprints novellas 'Eternity in Death', 'Ritual in Death', and 'Missing in Death'.  
Collection, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007 / 2008 / 2009)  
Jove - 2012 - ISBN: 0515152803 / 9780515152807  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020856 $7.99
Robinson, Peter  
Before the Poison
Chris Lowndes buys a mansion in the Yorkshire dales, and learns it was the scene of a murder decades ago. The doctor who owned it was supposedly poisoned by his young wife Grace, who was hanged for the crime. As he learns more about the crime, his belief that Grace may have been innocent disturbs a web of deadly secrets.  
Novel, 358 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
William Morrow - 2013 - ISBN: 0062204688 / 9780062204684  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021007 $14.99


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