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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Corby, Gary  
Nicolaos & Diotima #2: The Ionia Sanction
Hired by Pericles to find out who murdered a diplomat, Nico soon finds himself on a mission to Ephesus to stop a plot to invade and destroy Athens.  
Novel, 335 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Soho Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 1616952520 / 9781616952525  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021193 $14.95
Cotterill, Colin  
Jimm Juree #2: Grandad, There's A Head on the Beach
Jimm has mixed feelings when a head washes up on the beach near their southern Thailand home. It's tragic, of course, but it could be the sort of sensational murder that would help her journalism career. Now all she has to do is find out who was murdered, and why.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2013 - ISBN: 1250025184 / 9781250025180  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020743 $15.99
Crawford, Isis  
Simmons Sisters #08: A Catered St. Patrick's Day
Bernie and Libby wade into a Celtic knot of malice and mayhem when a St. Patrick's Day celebration goes terribly wrong, and one of their best customers asks them to clear her accused nephew's name. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 324 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758247419 / 9780758247414  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021071 $7.99
Cronin, Doreen  
J.J. Tully #1: The Trouble with Chickens
Ages 6 and up. Search-and-rescue dog J.J. Tully is trying to enjoy his retirement. So he's not too excited when two chicks named Dirt and Sugar and their mama chicken show up demanding his help to find their missing siblings. Driven by the promise of a cheeseburger, J.J. begins to track down clues. Are there dark forces at work, or is J.J. not smelling the evidence that's right in front of him?  
Novel, 119 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Harper - 2012 - ISBN: 0061215341 / 9780061215346  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022192 $5.99
Cronin, Doreen  
J.J. Tully #2: The Legend of Diamond Lil
Ages 6 and up. All search-and-rescue dog J.J. Tully wants is to enjoy his retirement. But mama chicken Moosh and chicks Dirt and Sugar are acting strange. A possum keeps finding its way into the chicken coop. And J.J. has questions about Diamond Lil, the fancy new dog next door. He'll have to track down the clues and sniff out the evidence to save the day.  
Novel, 126 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Harper / Balzer + Bray - 2013 - ISBN: 0061779970 / 9780061779978  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022237 $5.99
Cumming, Charles  
Tom Kell #1: A Foreign Country
First an elderly French couple are brutally murdered while vacationing in Egypt. Next a young French accountant is kidnapped on the streets of Paris. Then the woman who is about to become head of MI6 disappears in the south of France. Desperate to find her, and to keep the press from learning that she's missing, the British turn to disgraced MI6 officer Tom Kell.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2012 UK Crime Writers' Association Steel Dagger (Best Thriller)
 
Novel, 429 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
St. Martin's - 2013 - ISBN: 1250029988 / 9781250029980  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021971 $9.99
Curtis, Waverly  
Barking Detective #2: Chihuahua Confidential
In Hollywood to perform on reality TV show Dancing with Dogs, novice PI Geri Sullivan and her sleuthing Chihuahua Pepe investigate when the judge everyone loves to hate becomes the judge someone wanted dead.  
Novel, 280 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758274963 / 9780758274960  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020845 $7.99
Cussler, Clive / Scott, Justin  
Isaac Bell #5: The Thief
1910: A pair of European scientists have a new invention that will revolutionize business and popular culture; Bell must stop an agent intent on stealing it for the Germans.  
Novel, 420 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley - 2013 - ISBN: 0425259293 / 9780425259290  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022013 $9.99
Daheim, Mary  
Bed & Breakfast #27: The Wurst Is Yet to Come
Judith volunteers to help out at the state Bed & Breakfast booth during Oktoberfest in Little Bavaria. But before the beer begins to flow, she finds a dead body right in the middle of an oompah band and a herd of polka dancers. This time, Judith is determined not to get involved. Unfortunately, her reputation has preceded her.  
Novel, 324 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Avon - 2013 - ISBN: 0062089870 / 9780062089878  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021050 $7.99
Dams, Jeanne M.  
Dorothy Martin #10: A Dark and Stormy Night
When Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired Chief Constable Alan Nesbitt, are invited to a country house weekend, they expect nothing more explosive than the Guy Fawkes fireworks. Having read every Agatha Christie story ever written, Dorothy should have known better.  
Novel, 183 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2010)  
Severn House - 2012 - ISBN: 1448360145 / 9781448360147  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021470 $8.99
Davis, Lindsey  
Master and God
A devastating fire in first-century Rome leads to a lifelong friendship between Gaius Vinius, an imperial bodyguard, and Flavia Lucilla, a member of the imperial court who creates toupees for the balding and increasingly paranoid Emperor Domitian. Together they watch Domitian's once-talented rule unravel into madness and cruelty, until those closest to him conspire to remove him.  
Novel, 452 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
St. Martin's Griffin - 2013 - ISBN: 1250021553 / 9781250021557  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022349 $16.99
de Giovanni, Maurizio  
Ricciardi #2: Blood Curse
Naples, 1931: An elderly woman has been beaten to death in her apartment. No one wants to talk to the cops, but Commissario Ricciardi and Brigadier Maione gradually learn that the victim was a fortuneteller who manipulated and deceived her clients, among them some of the city's rich and powerful.  
Novel, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Europa - 2013 - ISBN: 1609451139 / 9781609451134  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022177 $17.00
DeSilva, Bruce  
Liam Mulligan #2: Cliff Walk
At first there appears to be no connection between the discovery of a child's severed arm in the garbage of a pig farm and the murder of an internet pornographer. But as investigative reporter Liam Mulligan digs into Rhode Island's thriving sex business, strange connections emerge. Promised free sex with hookers if he minds his own business - and a beating if he doesn't - Mulligan enlists Thanks-Dad, the newspaper publisher's son, and Attila the Nun, the state's colorful Attorney General, in his quest for the truth.  
Novel, 318 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Forge - 2013 - ISBN: 0765335336 / 9780765335333  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022331 $14.99
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
Doudera, Vicki  
Darby Farr #4: Final Settlement
The Hurricane Harbor police chief's assistant appears to have drowned accidentally, but when Darby discovers that the woman was supplementing her income with blackmail, a lot of the locals suddenly look like murder suspects.  
Novel, 325 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738734284 / 9780738734286  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021099 $14.99
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
Dunn, Matthew  
Will Cochrane #2: Sentinel
A cryptic message from an agent operating deep undercover sends CIA special agent Will Cochrane to Russia. His mission: infiltrate a secret submarine base and unmask a double agent - before the US and Russia end up at war.  
Novel, 389 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0062037943 / 9780062037947  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021049 $9.99
Edwards, Martin  
Lake District #6: The Frozen Shroud
Daniel Kind, a specialist in the history of murder, becomes fascinated by a pair of murders committed decades apart on Halloween in Ravenbank. He spends Halloween at a party there, only to find death returning to this beautiful but isolated spot. Once again, the victim is a woman, with her damaged face is shrouded from view.  
Novel, 276 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2013 - ISBN: 1464201072 / 9781464201073  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020966 $14.95
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
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
Faye, Lyndsay  
Timothy Wilde #1: The Gods of Gotham
Some signed copies expected. 1845: Timothy Wilde is a member of the brand-new New York City Police Department, his beat at the edge of the world's most notorious slum. As he's making his rounds one night, he finds a young girl covered in blood, who claims that dozens of bodies are buried in the forest north of 23rd Street.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Edgar Award for Best Novel

Recommended by Elizabeth: Well researched and full of interesting bits of historical detail, giving a vivid sense of the era and location. And the plot has plenty of twists. I am delighted that there will be a sequel.  
Novel, 432 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley - 2013 - ISBN: 0425261255 / 9780425261255  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020548 $16.00
Fesperman, Dan  
The Double Game
A few years before the fall of the Berlin Wall, a spook turned novelist reveals to young journalist Bill Cage that he'd once considered spying for the enemy. Two decades later, Cage receives an anonymous note hinting that he should have dug deeper, and sets out to find the truth.  
Novel, 356 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2013 - ISBN: 030774440X / 9780307744401  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022397 $15.95
Flint, Shamini  
Inspector Singh #4: A Deadly Cambodian Crime Spree
When a key member of the international war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh is murdered, the authorities are determined to write off the incident as a random act of violence. But Inspector Singh, attending as an observer, thinks otherwise, and finds himself caught up in an case with its roots in the Cambodian killing fields.  
Novel, 310 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
Piatkus UK - 2011 - ISBN: 0749953470 / 9780749953478  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022280 $12.95
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


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