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Stout, Rex  
A Prize for Princes
Aline Solini, a beautiful Russian woman, arrives in Marisi on the eve of the Great War. There Richard Stetton, the somewhat dimwitted playboy son of an American millionaire, falls into her clutches. Aline uses him and his money to win her way into fashionable society, where her search for greater conquests moves her closer and closer to the throne.  
Novel, 226 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1914)  
Wildside - 2002 - ISBN: 1592240453 / 9781592240456  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021906 $15.95
Stratmann, Linda  
Frances Doughty #2: The Daughters of Gentlemen
On her first professional case, Frances is trying to discover who distributed dangerously feminist pamphlets to the girls of Bayswater Academy. She finds that even the most respectable denizens of Bayswater have something to hide, and what began as a simple task soon becomes a case of murder.  
Novel, 286 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Mystery Press UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0752464752 / 9780752464756  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022273 $14.95
Strom-Martin, Hannah (editor) / Underwood, Erin (editor)  
Futuredaze
Ages 13 and up. Thirty-three original stories and poems that spark the imagination and make us yearn for the possibilities of a world yet to come.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • Things to Consider When Choosing a Name for the Ship You Won in a Poker Game Last Night (poem) == Irving
  • Clockwork Airlock == Nancy Holder
  • Why (poem) == Evelyn Lumish
  • Spirk Station == Chuck Rothan
  • Learning How to Be a Cat (poem) == Jenny Blackford
  • Now With You, But With You == Miri Kim
  • Powerless == Leah Thomas
  • King and Queen (poem) == John Grey
  • The Stars Beneath Our Feet == Stephen D. Covey and Sandra McDonald
  • Out of the Silent Sea == Dale Lucas
  • The Blue Hour (poem) == Brittany Warman
  • Another Prison == Rahul Kanakia
  • Market Day (poem) == Anna Della Zazzera
  • Driven Out == Steve Alguire
  • Pennies (poem) == Irving
  • A Voice in the Night == Jack McDevitt
  • Unwritten in Green == Alex Dally MacFarlane
  • The End of Callie V == Jennifer Moore
  • Speech Lessons (poem) == Alicia Cole
  • The Myriad Dangers == Lavie Tidhar
  • The Fall of Stile City == William John Watkins
  • The Teenage Years of Ed Nimbus (a moral tale) (poem) == Neil Weston
  • String Theory == Danika Dinsmore
  • Hollywood Forever == Llinos Cathryn Thomas
  • Ghost Walkers (poem) == Sandy Cayless
  • The Cleansing == Mark Smith-Briggs
  • Prospect of a World I Dream == Alex Kane
  • Larvae == Gregory Frost
  • The Alien (poem) == Cathy Bryant
  • Over It == Camille Alexa
  • The Ghost Hunter (poem) == E. Kristin Anderson
  • Your Own Way Back == Rich Larson
  • Me and My Army of Me == Katrina Nicholson
  • Author Notes
 
Anthology, 260 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Underwords Press - 2013 - ISBN: 0985893400 / 9780985893408  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022299 $14.95
Sutherland, Tui T.  
Wings of Fire #1: The Dragonet Prophecy
Ages 8 and up. Clay and his friends have grown up under a mountain, secretly raised by the Talons of Peace. The five young dragons are destined to end the war that's been raging between the tribes of Pyrrhia, but how they'll do this, none of them knows. But not every dragonet wants a destiny. When one of their own is threatened, Clay and his friends decide to escape. Maybe they can break free and end the war at the same time - or maybe they'll risk everything.  
Novel, 304 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Scholastic - 2013 - ISBN: 0545349230 / 9780545349239  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022204 $6.99
Swanson, Denise  
Dime Store #2: Nickeled-and-Dimed to Death
When Elise Whitmore is shot and Dev's good friend Boone is taken into custody, Dev must clear his name and find the real killer.  
Novel, 248 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2013 - ISBN: 0451239423 / 9780451239426  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022036 $7.99
Sweeney, Leann  
Cats in Trouble #5: The Cat, the Mill and the Murder
When Jillian volunteered to help relocate a feral cat colony living in an abandoned mill, she never expected to find a woman living there. Jeannie refuses to leave the mill or abandon the ghost of her cat, but ends up being taken out on a stretcher following an accident. Then a body is found concealed in the mill. It's up to Jillian and a mysterious new feline friend to find out who the killer is.  
Novel, 281 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2013 - ISBN: 0451415418 / 9780451415417  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022095 $7.99
Thompson, Victoria  
Gaslight #14: Murder on Fifth Avenue
Sarah Brandt's father Felix Decker takes his position in society very seriously, and opposes his daughter's involvement with an Irish Catholic policeman. But when a member of the exclusive Knickerbocker Club is killed, Decker forms an uneasy alliance with Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy to discreetly solve the murder of a man of means who was no gentleman.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2012 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel
 
Novel, 296 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425255379 / 9780425255377  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022081 $7.99
Thomson, June  
The Secret Archives of Sherlock Holmes
Seven original stories of the great detective. From the gaslit clamor of London's streets to the isolated Welsh countryside, Holmes and Watson face complex cases and old enemies.
    Contents
  • Foreword
  • The Case of the Conk-Singleton Forgery
  • The Case of the Stray Chicken
  • The Case of the One-eyed Colonel
  • The Case of the Three-handed Widow
  • The Case of the Pentre Mawr Murder
  • The Case of the Missing Belle Fille
  • The Case of the Watchful Waiter
 
Collection, 281 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749012439 / 9780749012434  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022421 $16.95
Vance, Jack (aka Vance, John Holbrook)  
Selected Mysteries Volume 2: Desperate Days: The Fox Valley Murders / The Pleasant Grove Murders / The Dark Ocean
The Fox Valley Murders: Ausley Wyett recently returned after sixteen years in prison. Now five men whose testimonies led to his conviction have received threatening letters, and one by one are falling victim to fatal accidents. With no evidence of murder, San Rodrigo County, California, acting sheriff Joe Bain must figure out if Wyett is responsible.

The Pleasant Grove Murders: As sheriff Joe Bain tries to solve three brutal hammer murders, his career is threatened by a political smear.

The Dark Ocean: Aboard a freighter bound for ports in El Salvador, Panama, Venezuela, Spain, and Italy, Betty Haverhill has a short-lived flirtation with the mysterious Mik Finsch. But after a pair of apparent suicides, Betty is convinced Finsch is a murderer, and finds herself fighting for her life.  
Omnibus, 564 pages, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 1966 / 1967 / 1966)  
Subterranean - 2012 - ISBN: 1596064633 / 9781596064638  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New018939 $45.00
Vaughn, Carrie  
Kitty Norville #11: Kitty Rocks the House
A new werewolf shows up in Denver and threatens to split the pack by challenging Kitty's authority - just when she needs all the allies she can muster to go against the ancient vampire Roman.  
Novel, 324 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tor - 2013 - ISBN: 0765368676 / 9780765368676  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021963 $7.99
Viets, Elaine  
Dead-End Job #11: Final Sail
To catch a jewel smuggler, Helen goes undercover as a stewardess on a private yacht.  
Novel, 280 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Obsidian - 2013 - ISBN: 0451237706 / 9780451237705  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022097 $7.99
Wait, Lea  
Antique Print #6: Shadows on a Cape Cod Wedding
Maggie is on Cape Cod, helping with a friend's wedding preparations. When a neighbor is murdered, Maggie is pressed into service as a counselor and interpreter. After another murder, and a hurricane, Maggie finds she has become a target.  
Novel, 236 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2013 - ISBN: 1564745317 / 9781564745316  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022323 $15.95
Weber, David  
Honorverse #5: Shadow of Freedom
Publisher's signed edition with signature page tipped in. According to their messenger, the Mobius Liberation Front is planning to throw off Solarian rule, aided by their powerful ally Manticore. Mike Henke sees a problem: she's never heard of the MLF. They've been duped by the Mesan Alliance in a plot to destroy Manticore's reputation as the champion of freedom. Mike has no orders to help them, but no one is going to send thousands of patriots to their deaths, trusting in Manticoran help that will never come. Not on her watch.  
Novel, 439 pages, Hardcover  
Baen - 2013 - ISBN: 1451637829 / 9781451637823  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020440 $26.00
Wells, Martha  
Emilie #1: Emilie and the Hollow World
Ages 13 and up. While running away from home for reasons that are eminently defensible, Emilie's plans to stow away and reach her cousin in the big city go awry, landing her on the wrong ship. Taken under the protection of Lady Marlende, Emilie learns that the crew hopes to use an experimental engine to journey to the interior of the planet in search of Marlende's missing father. But the ship is damaged on arrival, and evidence points to sabotage. Emilie must take daring action if they are ever to reach the surface world again.  
Novel, 301 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Strange Chemistry - 2013 - ISBN: 1908844493 / 9781908844491  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021213 $9.99
Wilcox, John  
Simon Fonthill #08: The War of the Dragon Lady
China, 1900: The Boxers are rampaging through the countryside, killing foreigners. Retired Army scout Simon Fonthill, his wife Alice, and his comrade 352 Jenkins are caught up in the chaos as they try to escort Alice's missionary uncle and his family to safety in Peking. But the city is no sanctuary. With the foreign legations under siege, Fonthill, Jenkins, and Chang, the missionary's adopted son, must try to slip through the Boxer lines to bring help.  
Novel, 382 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0749012080 / 9780749012083  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022416 $16.95
Wilson, G. Willow  
Alif the Unseen
In a Middle Eastern country, a young Arab-Indian hacker calling himself Alif shields his clients - dissidents, outlaws, Islamists, and other watched groups - from state surveillance, and tries to stay out of trouble. But the woman Alif loves has jilted him for the head of state security, known as 'the Hand of God'. And Alif's computer has just been breached by the state's electronic security. Driven underground, Alif discovers the secret book of the jinn, which both he and the Hand suspect may unleash a new level of information technology. The stakes are raised, and Alif struggles to survive, aided by forces seen and unseen.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2013 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2012 Hammett Prize for Literary Excellence in the Field of Crime-writing
 
Novel, 444 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Grove - 2013 - ISBN: 0802121225 / 9780802121226  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022253 $16.00
Wingrove, David  
Chung Kuo Recast #03: The Middle Kingdom
2196: Chung Kuo has been shaken after more than a century of peace enforced by tyranny. The seven ruling T'ang struggle to maintain Stasis, even as their massive cities descend into chaos. The rebels responsible for assassinating the Minister of the Edict seize the opportunity to effect Change. But the assassination was orchestrated by those far closer to the ruling powers, and this betrayal, the first of many, will lead to the War of Two Directions.  
Novel, 337 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (simultaneous HC)  
Corvus UK - 2013 - ISBN: 1848877315 / 9781848877313  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022267 $14.95
Wood, Tom (aka Hinshelwood, Tom)  
Victor #2: The Enemy
Assassin Victor has joined forces with a CIA special unit. His first assignment: Three strangers. Three hits, fast and clean. It should have been simple, but with each hit he plunges deeper into a conspiracy where no one, least of all the people he knows, can be trusted.  
Novel, 556 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Later Printing  
Signet - 2013 - ISBN: 0451417534 / 9780451417534  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022094 $9.99
Xiaolong, Qiu  
Chen Cao #7: Don't Cry, Tai Lake
Shanghai's Inspector Chen has his vacation at Tai Lake interrupted by the murder of the director of one of the local factories responsible for polluting the lake. The local police suspect the leader of an ecological group, and Chen must tread carefully to uncover the truth.  
Novel, 262 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2013 - ISBN: 1250021588 / 9781250021588  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022347 $14.99
Yu, Charles  
Sorry Please Thank You
In these stories, a big-box store employee is confronted by a zombie during the graveyard shift, a problem that pales in comparison to his inability to ask a coworker out on a date; a fighter leads his band of virtual warriors, thieves, and wizards across a deadly computer-generated landscape; and much more.
    Contents
    Sorry
  • Standard Loneliness Package
  • First Person Shooter
  • Troubleshooting
    Please
  • Hero Absorbs Major Damage
  • Human for Beginners
  • Inventory
  • Open
  • Note to Self
    Thank You
  • Yeoman
  • Designer Emotion 67
  • The Book of Categories
  • Adult Contemporary
    All of the Above
  • Sorry Please Thank You


Awards:
♦  Standard Loneliness Package: 2010 Carl Brandon Society Honor List
 
Collection, 219 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Vintage - 2013 - ISBN: 0307948463 / 9780307948465  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022379 $15.00
Zubro, Mark  
Tom & Scott #13: Another Dead Republican
A phone call in the middle of the night, telling him his brother-in-law has been murdered, sets Tom Mason and his lover, baseball player Scott Carpenter, on the trail of a vicious killer in a suburban enclave.  
Novel, 303 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
MLR - 2012 - ISBN: 1608207315 / 9781608207312  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021905 $14.99


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