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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Slaughter, Karin  
Grant County #10 / Will Trent #6: Criminal
Plus bonus short story 'Snatched'. The agents of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation dive into a shocking crime from 1975 to prevent an even greater terror from being unleashed on present-day Atlanta. The case and its long-buried crimes threaten Will Trent's new life - both personally and professionally - and change everything he thought he knew about his past.  
Novel, 507 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Dell - 2013 - ISBN: 0345528522 / 9780345528520  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022408 $7.99
Smith, Alexander McCall  
Corduroy Mansions #3: A Conspiracy of Friends
There's never a dull moment for the residents of Corduroy Mansions, but uppermost in everyone's mind is terrier Freddie de la Hay, who has disappeared while on a mystery tour around the Suffolk countryside.  
Novel, 261 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Anchor - 2013 - ISBN: 0307948005 / 9780307948007  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022392 $15.00
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
Toyne, Simon  
Liv Adamsen #2: The Key
Liv and Gabriel uncover a revelation dating back to the creation of man. Meanwhile, the Sancti are determined to reclaim the Sacrament and restore their source of power. Liv and Gabriel must elude capture, and journey to the place where all life began to find the answers before it's too late.  
Novel, 526 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0062038346 / 9780062038340  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022240 $9.99
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
Walker, Martin  
Bruno #04: The Crowded Grave
Signed by the author on the title page. The local foie gras producers are being attacked by animal rights activists, a summit between France and Spain is about to take place near St. Denis, and two beautiful, brilliant women are vying for Bruno's attention. But when a local archaeological dig looking for Cro-Magnon and Neanderthal remains turns up a distinctly modern corpse, the police chief's investigation leads to Europe's recent dark history of terrorist and counterterrorist tactics.  
Novel, 314 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Vintage - 2013 - ISBN: 0307744647 / 9780307744647  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022385 $14.95
Wein, Elizabeth  
Code Name Verity
Ages 14 and up. 1943: A British spy plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France. Its pilot and passenger are best friends. One of the girls has a chance at survival. The other has lost the game before it's barely begun. When 'Verity' is arrested by the Gestapo, she's sure she doesn't stand a chance. Her Nazi interrogators give her a simple choice: reveal her mission or face execution. As she intricately weaves her confession, Verity uncovers her past, how she became friends with the pilot Maddie, and why she left Maddie in the wrecked fuselage of their plane. On each new scrap of paper, Verity battles for her life, confronting her views on courage and failure, and her desperate hope to make it home. But will trading her secrets be enough to save her from the enemy?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2012 Agatha Award for Best Children's/Young Adult Novel
 
Novel, 339 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Hyperion - 2013 - ISBN: 1423152883 / 9781423152880  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022153 $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, F. Paul  
Adversary Cycle #3: The Touch
Dr. Alan Bulmer discovers one day that he can cure any illness with the touch of his hand. Although he tries to hide his power, word inevitably leaks out, and his life begins to unravel. Plus short story 'Dat-tay-vao'.  
Novel, 446 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1986)  
Tor - 2013 - ISBN: 076536106X / 9780765361066  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021980 $7.99
Winspear, Jacqueline  
Maisie Dobbs #10: Leaving Everything Most Loved
Publisher's signed edition with custom signature page tipped in; 'Signed First Edition' sticker on front of jacket. London, 1933: Two month after an Indian immigrant's body was found in a London canal, the woman's brother arrives in England, and asks Maisie to discover the truth about the death.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Bruce Alexander Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 338 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0062049607 / 9780062049605  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020996 $26.99
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
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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