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Leon, Donna  
Guido Brunetti #05: Acqua Alta
Art historian Dotoressa Brett Lynch, an American who spearheaded a recent exhibition of Chinese pottery, lives with her lover Flavia Petrelli, the reigning diva of La Scala. When Brett is attacked and beaten, Commissario Brunetti's investigation takes him to dark, wet corners of Venice, and into a sinister web of art theft, fakery, and base human desires.  
Novel, 295 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1996)  
Grove Press - 2013 - ISBN: 0802120288 / 9780802120281  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021133 $14.00
Leon, Donna  
Guido Brunetti #07: A Noble Radiance
The discovery of a badly decomposed corpse reopens an infamous kidnapping case involving one of Venice's oldest aristocratic families.  
Novel, 237 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1998)  
Grove Press - 2013 - ISBN: 0802145795 / 9780802145796  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021132 $14.00
Leon, Donna  
Guido Brunetti #12: Uniform Justice
When a young cadet is found hanged at Venice's elite military academy, Commissario Brunetti is faced with a wall of silence. Is the military protecting its own, or has he uncovered a sinister conspiracy?  
Novel, 258 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2003)  
Grove Press - 2013 - ISBN: 0802120296 / 9780802120298  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021134 $16.00
Leon, Donna  
Guido Brunetti #21: Beastly Things
The body of a man is found in a canal, damaged by tides, carrying no wallet, and wearing only one shoe. Commissario Guido Brunetti must identify him, but has little to work with: no locals have been reported missing, and no hotel guests have disappeared. The only clue comes from the autopsy: the man suffered from a rare disease.  
Novel, 296 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Penguin - 2013 - ISBN: 0143123246 / 9780143123248  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022176 $15.00
Lewis, Robert K.  
Mark Mallen #1: Untold Damage
When his best friend from the police academy is murdered, an address found in the dead man's pocket points to former undercover cop Mark Mallen as the prime suspect. As the police turn up the heat and the dead man's survivors ask him to come up with some answers, Mallen sets out to serve justice to the real killer. But first, he'll have to get clean and face the low-life thugs who want him dead.  
Novel, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738735760 / 9780738735764  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021102 $14.99
Lock, Joan  
Ernest Best #1: Dead Image
1874: The explosion was heard twenty miles away. It killed boatmen and wrecked an artist's villa. But what caused the Regents Park explosion? Fenian bombs? Sabotage by rival railways? Or was it something personal? And whose was the other body found in the canal? An artist's model? A missing barmaid? Or another victim of the Thames murderer? Scotland Yard's Sergeant Ernest Best struggles to find the answers.  
Novel, 191 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
Mystery Press UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0752464558 / 9780752464558  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022278 $14.95
Lovesey, Peter  
Peter Diamond #12: Cop to Corpse
Inspector Peter Diamond must track down a sniper who is murdering policemen.  
Novel, 342 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Soho Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 1616952296 / 9781616952297  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021195 $14.95
Ludlow, Jack (aka Donachie, David)  
Roads to War #3: A Bitter Field
As Hitler sets his sights on the Sudetenland, not everyone in Britain is willing to appease him. Convinced that the Fuehrer's land-hunger is insatiable, the head of the SIS recruits Cal Jardine to help him prove Czechoslovakia is threatened with invasion.  
Novel, 413 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0749012412 / 9780749012410  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022417 $16.95
MacBride, Stuart  
Logan McRae #01: Cold Granite
Back on the job after a long recuperation from a stab wound, DS Logan McRae's first case is the ritualistic murder of a young boy. Within hours, another child disappears. Plus Aberdeen CID has a leak - confidential information about the case keeps appearing in the next day's headlines.  
Novel, 453 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2005)  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 0007419449 / 9780007419449  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021940 $9.99
MacBride, Stuart  
Logan McRae #02: Dying Light
Assigned to the 'Screw-up Squad' after a botched raid, DS Logan McRae plans to redeem himself by quickly cracking his latest case: a prostitute beaten to death in Aberdeen's red light district. But despite Logan's best efforts, it won't be long before another prostitute turns up on the slab. Meanwhile, across the city, six people are burning to death in a petrol-soaked squat, the doors and windows screwed shut from the outside.  
Novel, 421 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2006)  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 0007419457 / 9780007419456  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021941 $9.99
MacBride, Stuart  
Logan McRae #03: Broken Skin (US title: Bloodshot)
After a blood-drenched body is dumped outside Accident and Emergency, the investigation suggests someone in the local bondage community has developed a taste for violent death, dragging DS Logan McRae into the world of pornographers, sex shops and BDSM. Meanwhile, PC Jackie Watson's prime suspect in a series of rapes turns out to be Aberdeen Football Club's star striker, but he has an alibi for every attack. Logan thinks they've got it wrong, but can he get anyone to listen before the real rapist strikes again?  
Novel, 469 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007)  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 0007419465 / 9780007419463  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021942 $9.99
MacBride, Stuart  
Logan McRae #04: Flesh House
When body parts show up on the docks of Aberdeen, the police kick off largest manhunt in twenty years, looking for a killer who was acquitted on a technicality.  
Novel, 483 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2008)  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 0007419422 / 9780007419425  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021943 $12.99
MacBride, Stuart  
Logan McRae #05: Blind Eye
DCI Logan McRae investigates a series of brutal attacks on businessmen from Aberdeen's vibrant Polish community.  
Novel, 549 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2009 HC  
Harper - 2010 - ISBN: 0007342578 / 9780007342570  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021944 $12.99
MacInerney, Karen  
Gray Whale Inn #5: Brush with Death
When she finds her niece Gwen's mentor dead, innkeeper Natalie Barnes sets out to uncover the truth behind the murder. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 322 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738734594 / 9780738734590  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022318 $14.99
MacNeal, Susan Elia  
Maggie Hope #3: His Majesty's Hope
Maggie's first assignment as a member of the elite Special Operations Executive sends her to infiltrate the highest levels of Berlin society, gathering information to pass on to London headquarters. But the secrets she unveils will expose a darker, more dangerous side of World War II, and of her own past.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Bruce Alexander Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Thriller Award for Best Paperback Original
 
Novel, 329 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Bantam - 2013 - ISBN: 0345536738 / 9780345536730  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022395 $16.00
Maitland, Barry  
Brock & Kolla #02: The Malcontenta
On temporary assignment with the Family and Juvenile Crime division, DS Kolla is desperate to escape the second-rate duties assigned to her, so she jumps at the chance to investigate the death of a physiotherapist at an exclusive spa. Is a cover-up taking place to protect the wealthy clients? Or was the death really suicide? Taken off the case before she has the chance to discover the truth, she turns to DCI Brock for help.

Awards:
♦  Winner of Australia's 1996 Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 348 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1995)  
Arcade - 2013 - ISBN: 1611458048 / 9781611458046  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022294 $14.95
Maitland, Barry  
Brock & Kolla #05: Silvermeadow
When he learns that amphetamine-juiced killer and thief Upper North may have surfaced, DCI Brock assembles his team and summons DS Kolla. Their manhunt centers on the mall where North was spotted. To camouflage their search, they take on the case of a missing girl who worked there - and discover rumors of other girls disappearing there. Very quickly, the mall and its colorful cast of characters become key to both investigations.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for Australia's 2000 Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 346 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
Arcade - 2013 - ISBN: 1611458269 / 9781611458268  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022295 $14.95
McKevett, G.A.  
Savannah Reid #17: Buried in Buttercream
First their planned wedding hall was damaged by a brushfire. Location number two disappeared under a mudslide. Now plus-size sleuth Savannah Reid and her fiance Dirk find themselves with a murder to solve when their wedding planner is killed on the morning of their wedding.  
Novel, 298 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758238134 / 9780758238139  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021072 $7.99
McKinlay, Jenn  
Cupcake Bakery #05: Going, Going, Ganache
When a magazine photo shoot ends up a cupcake-flinging fiasco, Melanie and Angie offer the magazine staff a team-building lesson baking cupcakes for charity. But when the creative director is murdered, they'll have to figure out the killer's identity before anyone else gets frosted. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 283 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425252078 / 9780425252079  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022053 $7.99
McKinty, Adrian  
Troubles #1: The Cold Cold Ground
Northern Ireland, 1981: With Belfast on the verge of outright civil war, the Thatcher government has flooded the area with soldiers, but there are nightly riots, bombings, and sectarian attacks. In the midst of the chaos, Sean Duffy, a Catholic detective in the almost entirely Protestant Royal Ulster Constabulary, is trying to track down a serial killer who is targeting gay men. Then he discovers that one of the victims was involved in the IRA.  
Novel, 319 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Seventh Street - 2012 - ISBN: 1616147164 / 9781616147167  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022381 $15.95
McKinty, Adrian  
Troubles #2: I Hear the Sirens in the Street
Northern Ireland, 1982: A torso in a suitcase turns out to belong to an American tourist who once served in the US military. When the trail leads to the doorstep of a beautiful young woman whose husband was recently assassinated by the IRA, detective Sean Duffy finds himself caught between his romantic instincts, gross professional misconduct, and powerful men he should know better than to mess with, including MI5, the FBI, and local paramilitary death squads.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for Australia's 2013 Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 318 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Seventh Street - 2013 - ISBN: 1616147873 / 9781616147877  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022425 $15.95
Monroe, Caleb (script) / Waid, Mark (story) / Bryant, Steve (artist) / Sliney, Will (artist)  
Steed & Mrs. Peel #1: A Very Civil Armageddon
Full color; reprints issues 0-3 of the comic. The Hellfire Club has infiltrated all aspects of British society, and John Steed and Emma Peel can't trust anyone - except one another.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Boom! Studios - 2013 - ISBN: 1608863069 / 9781608863068  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021349 $14.99
Mugavero, Liz (aka Conte, Cate)  
Pawsitively Organic #1: Kneading to Die
When she finds the town vet dead under a pile of kibble, and becomes the prime suspect, Stan Connor must find the real killer before she can get back to work baking organic pet treats. Includes recipes.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Agatha Award for Best First Novel

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 333 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758284780 / 9780758284785  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020846 $7.99
Nesbø, Jo  
Harry Hole #09: Phantom
When the boy he helped raise is arrested for murder, Harry returns to Oslo to prove that Oleg isn't a killer. Barred from rejoining the police force, Harry undertakes an increasingly dangerous, solitary investigation that takes him deep into the world of the most virulent drug to ever hit Oslo, and into the maze of his own past.  
Novel, 470 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2013 - ISBN: 0307951154 / 9780307951151  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022387 $15.95
Nesser, Håkan  
Van Veeteren #6: Munster's Case (UK title: The Unlucky Lottery)
When they win a modest but healthy lottery prize, four old men toast their good luck at a celebratory dinner, but one of them ends the day drunk, belligerent - and dead in his bed, stabbed twenty-eight times. The investigation brings more questions than answers, until the man's widow confesses to the murder. Case solved - until the man's formidable neighbor disappears and then is found gruesomely murdered. Van Veeteren's sidekick Detective Munster and his team chase clues that indicate the murders are linked.  
Novel, 306 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2013 - ISBN: 030794641X / 9780307946416  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022396 $15.00


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