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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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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 #5: 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
Mims, Lee  
Cleo Cooper #1: Hiding Gladys
Discovering a huge and rare granite deposit is geologist Cleo Cooper's dream come true. The multi-million dollar quarry deal will also benefit Cleo's friend Gladys Walton, who owns the rural North Carolina property. So what could go wrong? Finding a dead body in the well, for starters. A hitchhiking rattlesnake and a near-fatal accident during the drill test convince Cleo that someone is dead set on halting the project.  
Novel, 242 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738734233 / 9780738734231  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021094 $14.99
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
Myers, Tamar  
Belgian Congo #4: The Girl Who Married an Eagle
Young American missionary Julia Newton is teaching at a boarding school for runaway child brides in the Belgian Congo. Escaping an arranged marriage, eight-year-old Early Dusk makes her way to the school. As Congolese independence looms, and Early Dusk's jilted husband seeks revenge, it's up to Julia and Early Dusk to try to save the school, with some help from Cripple, Their Death, and Amanda Brown.  
Novel, 260 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2013 - ISBN: 0062203851 / 9780062203854  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022219 $13.99
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 $14.95
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
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
Perry, Anne  
Thomas Pitt #27: Dorchester Terrace
Rumors reach Thomas Pitt of a plot to blow up connections on the Dover to London rail line, on which Austrian duke Alois Habsburg is soon to travel to visit his royal English kin. Why would anyone destroy an entire train to kill one obscure Austrian royal? Or are the rumors designed to distract Pitt from an even more devastating plot?  
Novel, 333 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Ballantine - 2013 - ISBN: 0345510631 / 9780345510631  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021176 $16.00
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
Reichs, Kathy  
Virals #2: Seizure
Ages 12 and up. The Loggerhead Island Research Center is out of funding and might have to shut down. To save it, Tory and her friends go looking for Anne Bonney's pirate treasure - but they aren't the only ones, and this time, their special powers may not be enough to dig them out of trouble.  
Novel, 491 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Puffin - 2013 - ISBN: 1595144862 / 9781595144867  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020978 $8.99
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
Sidebottom, Harry  
Warrior of Rome #4: The Caspian Gates
262: After a mighty earthquake, Ephesus lies shattered, and the Goths are sailing there, intent on pillaging the weakened city. Only Ballista knows the ways of the Goths, and how to defeat them.  
Novel, 413 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Overlook - 2013 - ISBN: 1468303406 / 9781468303407  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020595 $15.95
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


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