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Wells, Dan  
John Wayne Cleaver #3: I Don't Want to Kill You
John has called a demon - on the phone - and challenged it to a fight. As he wades through his town's darkest secrets, searching for a hint of the demon's identity, it becomes clear that, in a game of cat and mouse with a supernatural killer, the human is always the mouse.  
Novel, 334 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC/Trade PB  
Tor - 2013 - ISBN: 0765362384 / 9780765362384  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022858 $7.99
Westlake, Donald E.  
Dancing Aztecs (alternate title: A New York Dance)
A South American republic plans to capitalize on its national symbol, a gold statue of a dancing Aztec priest, by having a sculptor make copies for sale abroad. The sculptor replaces the original with a fake, and ships the real one to New York City for an illicit sale to a museum. The statues are packed in five crates. Asked to pick up crate 'E' at the airport, Jerry Manelli is confused by his client's Spanish accent and takes crate 'A' instead. The statue disappears into the city, leading him on a baffling chase, which - if he comes up with the wrong Aztec - could cost him his life.  
Novel, 303 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1976)  
Overlook - 2013 - ISBN: 1468306820 / 9781468306828  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022767 $13.95
White, Randy Wayne  
Hannah Smith #1: Gone
Hannah Smith makes her living as a Florida fishing guide, but she's also uncommonly resourceful, so folks come to her with their problems, even though her unorthodox methods sometimes make those on the receiving end very unhappy - even violent. And when she's asked to find a missing girl, that's exactly what happens.  
Novel, 316 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley - 2013 - ISBN: 0425261298 / 9780425261293  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023160 $9.99
Wilcox, John  
Simon Fonthill #09: Fire Across the Veldt
South Africa, 1900: Simon Fonthill, his wife Alice, 352 Jenkins, and tracker Mzingeli are traveling to Pretoria to meet with General Kitchener. When he learns that the next Boer move will be to attack the Cape Colony, Fonthill must race to locate and defeat the enemy forces in time.  
Novel, 349 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749010088 / 9780749010089  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022812 $29.95
Williams, Tad  
Bobby Dollar #1: The Dirty Streets of Heaven
Bobby is a rough-and-tumble angel who's always done his part in the long cold war between Heaven and Hell. But now he's stepped into the middle of something that's got both sides nervous - an unprecedented number of missing souls. Plus someone has summoned a Babylonian demon that's doing its best to track him down and rip him to pieces. And his opposite number on the case is a sexy she-devil, and Bobby has feelings for her that Heaven definitely does not allow.  
Novel, 441 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
DAW - 2013 - ISBN: 0756407907 / 9780756407902  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023155 $7.99
Williamson, Michael Z.  
Freehold: When Diplomacy Fails . . .
World Bureau Minister Joy Highland is a highly-placed bureaucrat with political aspirations. And her assistant wants to publicize every movement and action for the pending campaign. It's a colossal pain for her security team, Alex Marlow and Ripple Creek's finest. Given Highland's status, it's a matter of figuring out how many people want her dead, and what they're bringing to the fight. Her enemies have resources, funding and political cover, but they're going to be getting in each others' way. And Ripple Creek has no qualms about explosions on galactic news.  
Novel, 471 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Baen - 2013 - ISBN: 1451639112 / 9781451639117  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023275 $7.99
Winter, Ariel S.  
The Twenty-Year Death
1931: The body found in the gutter in France led the police inspector to the dead man's beautiful daughter - and to her hot-tempered American husband. 1941: A hardboiled private eye, hired to keep a movie studio's leading lady happy, uncovers the truth behind the brutal slaying of a Hollywood starlet. 1951: A desperate man pursuing his last chance at redemption finds himself with blood on his hands and the police on his trail. Three separate novels, each penned in the style of a different giant of the mystery genre; taken together, they tell the story of an author whose life is shattered when violence and tragedy consume the people closest to him.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Shamus Award for Best First PI Novel
 
Novel, 605 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Hard Case Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0857689185 / 9780857689184  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023556 $14.95
Winters, Ben H.  
Hank Palace #2: Countdown City
There are just 74 days to go before a deadly asteroid collides with Earth. With the Concord police force operating under the auspices of the US Justice Department, detective Hank Palace's days of solving crimes are over, until a woman from his past begs for help finding her missing husband. With society falling to shambles, Hank pieces together what few clues he can, on a search that leads him from a college campus turned anarchist encampment to a crumbling coastal landscape where anti-immigrant militia fend off impact zone refugees.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2013 Philip K. Dick Award
 
Novel, 316 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Quirk - 2013 - ISBN: 1594746265 / 9781594746260  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023514 $14.95


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