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Donally, Claire  
Sunny & Shadow #2: Cat Nap
Sunny agrees to help vet Jane Rigsdale confront her ex Martin about his money-grubbing ways. When Martin is murdered, Sunny and her cat Shadow team up to sniff out the killer and clear Jane's name.  
Novel, 296 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425252132 / 9780425252130  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022083 $7.99
Douglas, Ian (aka Keith, William H.)  
Star Carrier #4: Deep Space
Twenty years after the fragile truce with the Sh'daar, Koenig is now President of the USNA, and Gray is soon to be promoted to commander of the entire battle group - a position he might not be ready for. The truce with the alien Sh'daar is unraveling, and humankind still knows little about them.  
Novel, 355 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Harper Voyager - 2013 - ISBN: 006218380X / 9780062183804  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022241 $7.99
Downing, David  
John Russell #5: Lehrter Station
Paris, November 1945: Soviet agent Yevgeny Shchepkin and John Russell are entangled in a Soviet intelligence net. Their only way out is to come up with something important enough to make a deal with the Americans.  
Novel, 378 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Soho Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 1616952202 / 9781616952204  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021191 $15.95
Druon, Maurice  
Accursed Kings #1: The Iron King
Philip the Fair governs his realm with an iron hand. A web of scandal, murder, and intrigue is weaving itself around him, but his downfall will come from an unexpected quarter: he sentences Jacques Molay, Grand Master of the Knights Templar, to be burned at the stake, thus drawing down upon himself a curse that will destroy his entire dynasty.  
Novel, 340 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1956)  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0007491263 / 9780007491261  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022216 $14.99
Edwards, Ruth Dudley  
Robert Amiss #10: Carnage on the Committee
The judges for a prestigious literary prize are whittling away at the shortlist when the chair of the committee dies in suspicious circumstances. Robert Amiss (the token sane member of the judging panel) wastes no time in summoning Baroness Jack Troutbeck to step into the chair. A killer targeting the judges doesn't worry the baroness - it's the prospect of modern literature that fills her with dread. But as the judges resume their task, the killer also resumes work.  
Novel, 219 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2004)  
Poisoned Pen - 2012 - ISBN: 1464201188 / 9781464201189  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020954 $14.95
Ekman, Stefan  
Here Be Dragons: Exploring Fantasy Maps and Settings
A scholarly look at what fantasy maps can tell us about what is important in their fictional worlds and the stories that take place there. Discusses works by Tolkien, Brust, Nix, Holdstock, Pratchett, de Lint, Mieville, McKillip, Powers, Goldstein, Donaldson, Jordan, and Gaiman and Vess.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Mythopoeic Scholarship Award in Myth and Fantasy Studies
 
Nonfiction, 284 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Wesleyan - 2013 - ISBN: 081957323X / 9780819573230  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022302 $27.95
Ellison, Harlan  
Web of the City
Reprints the novel inspired by Ellison's experiences going undercover inside a 1950s street gang, plus three thematically-related short stories.
    Contents
  • Web of the City
  • No Way Out (alternate title: Gutter Gang)
  • No Game for Children
  • Stand Still and Die!
 
Novel, 284 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1958)  
Hard Case Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 1781164207 / 9781781164204  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021207 $9.95
Esslemont, Ian C.  
Malazan Empire #5: Blood and Bone
Saeng grew up listening to the voices out of her land's forgotten past. And when the magus Thaumaturgs mount an invasion of the neighboring jungle, those voices send her and her brother on a desperate mission. To the south, the desert tribes are united by the arrival of a foreign warleader known as the Grey Ghost. Meanwhile, word comes to the Crimson Guard of a mercenary contract in Jacuruku. Their employer: Ardata herself.  
Novel, 586 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Tor - 2013 - ISBN: 0765330016 / 9780765330017  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022328 $18.99
Fehervari, Peter  
Warhammer 40,000: Fire Caste
Fresh Imperial Guard forces from the Arkhan Confederates are sent to the jungles of the Dolorosa Coil to annihilate the xenos. But the Confederates soon find themselves broken and scattered, fighting a desperate guerrilla war.  
Novel, 409 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Black Library - 2013 - ISBN: 1849703094 / 9781849703093  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021329 $11.99
Feist, Raymond E.  
Chaoswar #2: A Crown Imperiled
The Kesh's invading hordes have descended upon Krondor, but the Conclave and its followers face an even more powerful enemy. Treachery and betrayal threaten the alliance from within, and Pug's magic and wisdom may not be enough to save them.  
Novel, 407 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Harper Voyager - 2013 - ISBN: 0061468428 / 9780061468421  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021045 $7.99
Flint, Eric / Huff, Gorg / Goodlett, Paula  
Ring of Fire: 1636: The Kremlin Games
Grantville has bounced back and established its new mission and identity - leaving Bernie Zeppi unable to figure out what to do with himself. Then a Russian emissary arrives and hires him to travel to Moscow and bring the future to a Russia mired in serfdom and convoluted imperial plots. Bernie figures it will be an easy gig. He didn't expect to find his sense of purpose there, from fighting needless typhoid deaths to building Russia's first dirigible. Or to find himself, and the Russian noblewoman he's come to love, embroiled in deadly Kremlin politics.  
Novel, 548 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Baen - 2013 - ISBN: 1451638906 / 9781451638905  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021320 $7.99
Fluke, Joanne  
Video Kill
Each victim resembles a Hitchcock star, each killing echoes one of the legendary director's films, and the only clue left behind is a gruesome video of the killer's handiwork. Allison knows her screenwriter husband has been extra busy lately. Katy knows her detective ex is hunting for the killer. Each senses something unusual about the men's behavior. But as they attempt to find the truth, they unwitting draw closer to a madman searching for his next leading lady.  
Novel, 400 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1989)  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758289693 / 9780758289698  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022114 $7.99
Ford, G.M.  
Leo Waterman #07: Thicker than Water
Rebecca was the love of Leo's life, but she married someone else. Now she has vanished. Together with his motley crew of homeless drunks and reprobates, Leo sets out to find her. The stink in the case emanates from none other than Rebecca's new husband, whose lies put Leo in the path of a ruthless gang that will stop at nothing to protect what's theirs.  
Novel, 260 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Thomas & Mercer - 2012 - ISBN: 1612183786 / 9781612183787  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021892 $14.95
French, Tana  
Dublin Murder Squad #4: Broken Harbor
A man and his two young children are dead, and his wife is in intensive care. Mick Kennedy and his rookie partner think the case will be easy, but too many small things can't be explained. The half-dozen baby monitors, their cameras pointing at holes smashed in the family's walls. The files erased from the family computer. The story the wife told her sister about a shadowy intruder who was slipping past all locks.  
Novel, 450 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Penguin - 2013 - ISBN: 0143123300 / 9780143123309  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022170 $16.00
Friedman, Daniel  
Buck Schatz #1: Don't Ever Get Old
When Buck, an eighty-seven-year-old retired Memphis cop, learns that an old adversary may have escaped Germany with a fortune in stolen gold, he decides to hunt down the fugitive and claim the loot. His investigation quickly attracts unfriendly attention from a Mississippi loan shark, a seven-foot-tall Hasidic Jew, and a bloodthirsty maniac bent on rubbing out everybody involved.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Thriller Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 294 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2013 - ISBN: 1250028922 / 9781250028921  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022346 $14.99
Frommer, Sara Hoskinson  
Joan Spencer #7: Her Brother's Keeper
With her daughter's wedding just a few days away, the last thing Joan needs is something else to worry about. Then her mother-in-law, whose mind is failing fast, lands smack in the middle of a murder.  
Novel, 235 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2013 - ISBN: 1564745252 / 9781564745255  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022322 $15.95
Gaiman, Neil  
Make Good Art
The text of his 2012 speech to the graduating class of the University of Arts in Philadelphia.  
Nonfiction, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2013 - ISBN: 0062266764 / 9780062266767  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New022213 $12.99
Gaiman, Neil (editor) / Headley, Maria Dahvana (editor)  
Unnatural Creatures
Ages 13 and up. This anthology to benefit literacy nonprofit 826DC reprints sixteen stories of fantastical creatures, ranging from the whimsical to the terrifying.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Neil Gaiman
  • (untypeable title) == Gahan Wilson
  • The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees == E. Lily Yu
  • The Griffin and the Minor Canon == Frank R. Stockton
  • Ozioma the Wicked == Nnedi Okorafor
  • Sunbird == Neil Gaiman
  • The Sage of Theare == Diana Wynne Jones
  • Gabriel-Ernest == Saki
  • The Cockatoucan; or, Great-aunt Willoughby == E. Nesbit
  • Moveable Beast == Maria Dahvana Headley
  • The Flight of the Horse == Larry Niven
  • Prismatica == Samuel R. Delany
  • The Manticore, the Mermaid, and Me == Megan Kurashige
  • The Compleat Werewolf == Anthony Boucher
  • The Smile on the Face == Nalo Hopkinson
  • Or All the Seas with Oysters == Avram Davidson
  • Come Lady Death == Peter S. Beagle
 
Anthology, 455 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Harper Collins - 2013 - ISBN: 006223630X / 9780062236302  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022233 $10.99
Gorodischer, Angelica  
Trafalgar
Don't rush Trafalgar Medrano when he starts telling you about his latest intergalactic sales trip. No one knows whether he actually travels to the stars, but he tells the best tall tales in the city, so why doubt him?  
Novel, 183 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Small Beer Press - 2013 - ISBN: 1618730320 / 9781618730329  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020335 $16.00
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #066: Death Clue / Xitli, God of Fire
Plus Shadow radio script 'The Face of Death' by Alfred Bester.

Death Clue: A clue concealed by Joe Cardona prevents the Dark Avenger from stopping serial murders.

Xitli, God of Fire: The Shadow journeys from Mexico City to New Orleans to defeat a murderous Aztec cult.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1933 / 1937)  
Sanctum Books - 2012 - ISBN: 160877094X / 9781608770946  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021887 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow #067: The Ghost of the Manor / Foxhound
The Ghost of the Manor: The bizarre terms of a dead man's will lead to a series of murders that could condemn an innocent man.

Foxhound: The Dark Avenger hunts a sadistic blonde murderess and a masked supervillain.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1933 / 1937)  
Sanctum Books - 2012 - ISBN: 1608770966 / 9781608770960  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021886 $14.95
Grant, Teresa  
Suzanne & Malcolm Rannoch #3: The Paris Affair
In the wake of the Battle of Waterloo, the French royalists are quick to exact vengeance for everything since the Revolution. In this seething atmosphere, British spy Malcolm Rannoch learns that his murdered half-sister may have left behind a secret child; he and his wife Suzanne set out for Paris to find the girl.  
Novel, 431 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758283938 / 9780758283931  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021060 $15.00
Gray, Alex  
Lorimer #08: Sleep Like the Dead
There's a hitman in Glasgow, unpaid and angry, who's decided to settle his own debts. Without witnesses or much evidence, DCI Lorimer and his team struggle to solve the string of seemingly unconnected professional killings. Solly Brightman is off the case due to budget cuts, but is more closely connected to the murders than he could possibly know.  
Novel, 464 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Sphere UK - 2011 - ISBN: 0751543799 / 9780751543797  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022279 $11.95
Gray, Alex  
Lorimer #09: A Pound of Flesh
Two serial killers in Glasgow is a nightmare come to life. Is there a link between the brutal slayings of prostitutes and the methodical killings of businessmen? Psychologist Solly Brightman is helping with the cases, but someone on DCI Lorimer's team is sabotaging the investigation by leaking confidential police information.  
Novel, 464 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Sphere UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0751543845 / 9780751543841  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020253 $15.95
Grecian, Alex  
Murder Squad #1: The Yard
1889: Scotland Yard has only 12 detectives in the Murder Squad. When one of them turns up dead, the squad's newest hire, Walter Day, is assigned the case. He finds an ally in Dr. Bernard Kingsley, the Yard's forensic pathologist. Together they track the killer, who is clearly not finished with the Murder Squad.

Recommended by Elizabeth: Very enjoyable, not too bloody, with an interesting and well-developed cast of characters. I'm delighted that there will be a sequel.  
Novel, 422 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley - 2013 - ISBN: 0425261271 / 9780425261279  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020550 $16.00


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