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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Nolan, Terri  
Birdie Keane #1: Burden of Truth
Investigative journalist Birdie Keane would give anything, even her Pulitzer, to see Matt Whelan one more time. The sudden death of the LA cop has left her devastated and baffled. Coming from a family of cops, Birdie can't ignore the bizarre coincidences surrounding his 'accidental' death - or her suspicion that he planned it. A trail of clues leads her to a cold case she's always wanted to solve - and to painful secrets about the people she loves most.  
Novel, 373 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738735825 / 9780738735825  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021093 $14.99
Parker, Robert B. - of interest: Atkins, Ace  
Spenser #40: Lullaby
Fourteen-year-old Mattie Sullivan asks Boston PI Spenser to look into her mother's death, pointing him to two toughs who were overlooked in the original investigation. Neither the Boston PD nor the hardened residents of Southie's housing projects are keen on his dredging up the past, but Spenser starts to realize that Mattie may be on to something - and it could get a lot more dangerous.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Shamus Award for Best PI Novel
 
Novel, 381 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley - 2013 - ISBN: 0425260984 / 9780425260982  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022048 $9.99
Purser, Ann  
Ivy Beasley #4: The Sleeping Salesman Enquiry
After the banns of Ivy and Roy's marriage are announced, and an anonymous voice shouts out a protest, the wedding may be off. And with the discovery of a body in a bed in a nearby furniture shop, Ivy and her team of sleuths at Enquire Within may be closer to a dangerous reception than they realize.  
Novel, 291 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425261808 / 9780425261804  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022088 $7.99
Rickman, Phil  
Merrily Watkins #11: The Secrets of Pain
A former SAS trooper turned SAS chaplain, responsible for the spiritual welfare of the hardest men in uniform, is coming close to a breakdown as security reasons force him to try and handle a case that would normally be passed to diocesan exorcist Merrily Watkins. Meanwhile, with recession biting deep, urban crime has spilled into the countryside along the Welsh border, and old barbaric evils are being revived. Merrily is persuaded to venture into areas where neither a priest nor a woman are welcome, to unearth secrets linked with the border's pagan past.  
Novel, 578 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Corvus UK - 2012 - ISBN: 1848872755 / 9781848872752  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022283 $12.95
Robb, J.D. (aka Roberts, Nora)  
Eve Dallas #35: Delusion in Death
When eighty people end up dead in a downtown bar, Lieutenant Eve Dallas tries to sort out the inexplicable event; surviving witnesses report seeing monsters and swarms of bees, and experiencing feelings of fear, rage, and paranoia.  
Novel, 355 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley - 2013 - ISBN: 0425250660 / 9780425250662  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022045 $7.99
Robeson, Kenneth (Ernst, Paul / Tepperman, Emile)  
Avenger #08: House of Death / The Hate Master / A Coffin for the Avenger!
Plus 'Death Paces the Widow's Walk', a Nick Carter story by Bruce Elliott.

House of Death: The Avenger must unravel the mysterious deaths befalling owners of strange gold medallions.

The Hate Master: A satanic weapon becomes part of a treacherous political scheme that The Avenger must stop.

A Coffin for the Avenger!: A single misstep could result in The Avenger's death.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1941 / 1941 / 1942)  
Sanctum Books - 2012 - ISBN: 1608770958 / 9781608770953  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021884 $14.95
Rollins, James (aka Clemens, James)  
SIGMA Force #08: Bloodline
Plus original bonus story 'Tracker'. When a pregnant American woman is kidnapped by Somali pirates, SIGMA Force calls on former Army Ranger Tucker Wayne and his military dog Kane for help in rescuing her from the wartorn jungles of coastal Africa. Meanwhile, a firebombing at a US fertility clinic reveals a group of women collected from around the world and enslaved to bear children. One woman lives long enough to give birth to a stillborn child; a genetic study reveals that the child has a triple helix of DNA.  
Novel, 636 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0061785660 / 9780061785665  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021048 $9.99
Runcie, James  
Grantchester #2: Sidney Chambers and the Perils of the Night
1950s: Full-time priest and part-time sleuth Canon Sidney Chambers, working in tandem with the increasingly exasperated Inspector Geordie Keating, is called on to investigate the unexpected fall of a Cambridge don from a chapel roof; a case of arson in a photographer's studio; and the poisoning of Grantchester's finest spin bowler in the middle of a crucial cricket match.  
Collection, 356 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Bloomsbury - 2013 - ISBN: 1608199517 / 9781608199518  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022350 $17.00
Ryan, Annelise  
Mattie Winston #4: Lucky Stiff
Deputy coroner Mattie Winston and detective Steve Hurley investigate when the body of a paraplegic man who recently won a huge casino jackpot is found in the burnt remains of a house.  
Novel, 366 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758272758 / 9780758272751  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020844 $7.99
Sandford, John  
Lucas Davenport #22: Stolen Prey
In the small Minnesota town of Deephaven, an entire family has been killed - husband, wife, two daughters, dogs. It looks an awful lot like the kind of retribution Lucas has seen in drug killings, but the husband was a banker. It just doesn't seem to fit. Until it does - and leads Lucas into the darkest nightmare of his life.  
Novel, 453 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley - 2013 - ISBN: 0425260992 / 9780425260999  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022076 $9.99
Simmons, Dan  
Flashback
The US is near collapse, but 87% of the population doesn't care: they're addicted to a drug that allows them to re-experience the best moments of their lives. When an addicted ex-detective investigates the murder of a government advisor's son, he becomes the one man who may be able to change the course of an entire nation that is turning away from the future to live in the past.  
Novel, 689 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Little, Brown - 2013 - ISBN: 0316006971 / 9780316006972  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022009 $10.00
Simonson, Sheila  
Latouche County #3: Beyond Confusion
A tribal chief offers an inherited farmhouse for a branch library, but Meg's vengeful rival plans to contest the will. Then the farmhouse is vandalized, the chief's home is firebombed, and, when her rival falls to her death, Meg becomes a murder suspect.  
Novel, 235 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2013 - ISBN: 1564745198 / 9781564745194  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022321 $15.95
Smith, Alexander McCall  
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #13: The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection
The best apprentice at Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors is in trouble with the law and stuck with the worst lawyer in Gaborone. Grace Makutsi and Phuti Radiphuti are building the house of their dreams, but their builder is not completely on the up and up. And, most shockingly, Mma Potokwane has been dismissed from her post as matron at the orphan farm. Can the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency help restore the beloved matron to her rightful position?  
Novel, 257 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Anchor - 2013 - ISBN: 030747299X / 9780307472991  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021954 $14.95
Steinhauer, Olen  
Milo Weaver #2: The Nearest Exit
Before he can get back to the CIA's dirty work, Milo must prove his loyalty to his new bosses, who know little of Milo's background, and less about who is pulling the strings in the government.  
Novel, 543 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
St. Martin's - 2013 - ISBN: 1250025427 / 9781250025425  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020795 $9.99
Stevenson, Richard  
Donald Strachey #13: The Last Thing I Saw
Eddie Wenske, a popular investigative reporter renowned for both his coming out memoir and a frightening book on drug cartels, vanishes while investigating a gay media conglomerate with a controversial owner and dodgy business practices. Gay Albany PI Don Strachey's search for Wenske takes him into a media world that's as deadly as it is unglamorous.  
Novel, 229 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
MLR - 2012 - ISBN: 1608207064 / 9781608207060  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021904 $14.99
Stewart, Trenton Lee  
Mysterious Benedict Society Prequel: The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict
Ages 8 and up. Nine-year-old Nicholas Benedict has more problems than most children his age. Not only is he an orphan with an unfortunate nose, but he also has narcolepsy, a condition that gives him terrible nightmares and makes him fall asleep at the worst possible moments. Now he's being sent to a new orphanage, where he will encounter vicious bullies, selfish adults, strange circumstances - and a mystery that could change his life forever. Luckily, he has one important thing in his favor: he's a genius.  
Novel, 470 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Little, Brown - 2013 - ISBN: 0316176206 / 9780316176200  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022152 $7.99
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
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
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


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