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Newsletter 102
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author

Sayers, Dorothy L.  
Lord Peter: The Complete Lord Peter Wimsey Stories
Collects all twenty-one classic detective stories featuring aristocratic sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey.
  • Introduction == James Sandoe
  • The Abominable History of the Man with Copper Fingers
  • The Entertaining Episode of the Article in Question
  • The Fascinating Problem of Uncle Meleager's Will
  • The Fantastic Horror of the Cat in the Bag
  • The Unprincipled Affair of the Practical Joker
  • The Undignified Melodrama of the Bone of Contention
  • The Vindictive Story of the Footsteps That Ran
  • The Bibulous Business of a Matter of Taste
  • The Learned Adventure of the Dragon's Head
  • The Piscatorial Farce of the Stolen Stomach
  • The Unsolved Puzzle of the Man with No Face
  • The Adventurous Exploit of the Cave of Ali Baba
  • The Image in the Mirror
  • The Incredible Elopement of Lord Peter Wimsey
  • The Queen's Square
  • The Necklace of Pearls
  • In the Teeth of the Evidence
  • Absolutely Everywhere
  • Striding Folly
  • The Haunted Policeman
  • Tallboys
  • Afterword == John Curran
Collection, 488 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1972)  
Harper Bourbon Street - 2013 - ISBN: 0062275488 / 9780062275486  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023061 $16.99
Scarrow, Simon  
Macro & Cato #08: Centurion
1st century CE: Parthia is vying with Rome for control of Palmyra, an officially neutral kingdom whose royal household is on the brink of open revolt. A task force under the command of experienced soldiers Macro and Cato is dispatched to defend its king and guard its borders. When Parthia hears of the Roman army's presence, it starts amassing its troops for war. Macro's cohort must march against the enemy, deep into treacherous territory where they will have to defeat superior numbers in a desperate siege. Plus bonus story 'Blood Debt'.  
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007)  
Overlook - 2013 - ISBN: 1468306707 / 9781468306705  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022764 $15.95
Schaper, Julie (editor) / Horwitz, Steven (editor)  
Twin Cities Noir: The Expanded Edition
Eighteen crime stories set in Minnesota's Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
  • Introduction
    Part I: Star of the North
  • Someday All of This Will Probably Be Yours == John Jodzio
  • 16mm Blues == Peter Schilling Jr.
  • Skyway Sleepless == Tom Kaczynski
    Part II: Minnesota Nice
  • Mai-Nu's Window == David Housewright
  • Smoke Got in My Eyes == Bruce Rubenstein
  • Noir Neige == K.J. Erickson
  • Burns == William Kent Krueger
  • Blind Sided == Ellen Hart
    Part III: Uff Da
  • Better Luck Next Time == Brad Zellar
  • Taking the Bullets Out == Mary Sharratt
  • The Guy == Pete Hautman
  • The Brewer's Son == Larry Millett
  • Loophole == Quinton Skinner
  • Hi, I'm God == Steve Thayer
    Part IV: Funeral Hotdish
  • Eminent Domain == Judith Guest
  • Blasted == Mary Logue
  • If You Harm Us == Gary Bush
  • Chili Dog == Chris Everheart
  • About the Contributors
Anthology, 284 pages, Trade Paperback  
Akashic - 2013 - ISBN: 1617751618 / 9781617751615  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022834 $15.95
Schur, Norman W.  
British English from A to Zed
George Bernard Shaw famously said that the British and Americans were 'two peoples separated by a common language'. This book bridges that gap, containing more than 5500 British terms and their American equivalents, each with a short explanation of the term's history and an example of its use.  
Nonfiction, 466 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2007 edition  
Skyhorse - 2013 - ISBN: 1620875772 / 9781620875773  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023245 $12.95
Schwarz, Viviane  
The Sleepwalkers
Ages 7 and up. Three trainee Sleepwalkers must tackle a series of cliff-hanging dream predicaments as they prepare to help children trapped in nightmares.  
Graphic Novel, 94 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Candlewick - 2013 - ISBN: 0763662305 / 9780763662301  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022830 $9.99
Sefton, Maggie  
Knitting #10: Cast On, Kill Off
Kelly's knitting pal Megan is about to get hitched, and all the planning is falling into place - until the seamstress is found dead. Now it's up to Kelly and her fellow knitters to solve the case. Includes recipes and knitting pattern.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425252175 / 9780425252178  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023101 $7.99
Sefton, Maggie  
Molly Malone #2: Poisoned Politics
Sam turns to her friend Molly for support when photos appear showing Sam with her latest fling, US Representative Quentin Wilson. Before they can investigate who sent the photos, Quentin is found dead in Sam's living room.  
Novel, 229 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738731293 / 9780738731292  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023221 $14.99
Shapiro, B.A.  
The Art Forger
On March 18, 1990, thirteen works of art, worth millions, were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. It remains the largest unsolved art heist in history, and struggling young artist Claire Roth is about to discover that there's more to this crime than meets the eye.  
Novel, 360 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Algonquin - 2013 - ISBN: 1616203161 / 9781616203160  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023634 $14.95
Shelton, Paige  
Country Cooking School #3: If Bread Could Rise to the Occasion
Gram and Betts have two mysteries demanding their attention: a stranger who insists he was accepted to the school; and the ghost of Cylas Gent, a young man who might have a romantic past with Gram. And when one of their new students is murdered, itís up to the country cooks to catch a killer. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 042525223X / 9780425252239  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023169 $7.99
Shepherd, Mike (aka Moscoe, Mike)  
Jump Universe #2: The Price of Peace
On the scattering of planets along the Rim, remnant thugs of the Unity Party still hold power. In the shipping lanes of Rim Space, pirates roam freely. Commander Izzy Umboto and Lieutenant Terrence Tordon will soon learn that enforcing the peace can be just as expensive as fighting the war - and the cost will be counted in human lives.  
Novel, 322 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
Ace - 2013 - ISBN: 0441006957 / 9780441006953  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023655 $7.99
Siegel, Sheldon  
David Gold #1: The Terrorist Next Door
David Gold is a third-generation native of hardscrabble South Chicago, and a decorated homicide detective. His new partner A.C. Battle moved from Mississippi to the penal colony of high rises near the Dan Ryan Expressway. Their first case puts them on the trail of a lone wolf using untraceable cell phones to set off fire bombs all over the city.  
Novel, 286 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2013 - ISBN: 1464201668 / 9781464201660  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023447 $14.95
Sipila, Jarkko  
Helsinki Homicide #07: Cold Trail
Signed by the author on the title page. A convicted wife-murderer escapes from his father's funeral. But why would he flee now, with over half his sentence served? As the manhunt begins, Detective Lt. Kari Takamaki and his homicide team dig into the old evidence. Was the man guilty? Or an innocent man unjustly sentenced to life in prison?  
Novel, 291 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Ice Cold Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0982444982 / 9780982444986  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023657 $13.95
Spencer, Wen  
Elfhome #3: Elfhome
Winter is coming, supplies are running low, and political ties are fraying. Hidden somewhere in Pittsburgh's crumbling neighborhoods, the oni are growing in number and attacking from the shadows. Tinker is determined to make her city a place of freedom. But seven elf children are already missing - and the oni eat their prisoners when they're no longer useful.  
Novel, 525 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Baen - 2013 - ISBN: 1451639120 / 9781451639124  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023272 $7.99
Spencer-Fleming, Julia  
Fergusson & Van Alstyne #5: To Darkness and to Death
Millie van der Hoeven has decided to sell her family's Adirondack estate to a nature conservancy. But on the day of the land transfer, her brother calls the police to report that Millie has disappeared in the cold November forest. Reverend Clare Fergusson joins the search; she and police chief Russ Van Alstyne discover that someone is desperate to stop the sale.  
Novel, 311 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2005)  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2012 - ISBN: 1250016061 / 9781250016065  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New021949 $14.99
Stamboulieh, Katrina  
In Plain Sight
When her best friend Samantha is murdered, Rea suspects Sam's boyfriend Peter, a Russian national, had her murdered to keep his dealings with Afghanistan secret. When the Minneapolis police don't find any evidence, Rea decides to investigate on her own.  
Novel, 211 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
2013 - ISBN: 098896872X / 9780988968721  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022590 $14.95
Stevenson, Steve  
Agatha Mistery #03: The King of Scotland's Sword
Ages 7 and up. Agatha heads to the Highlands to solve the mystery surrounding the disappearance of a priceless sword said to have belonged to Scottish hero Robert the Bruce.  
Novel, 123 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Grosset & Dunlap - 2013 - ISBN: 0448462206 / 9780448462202  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022677 $5.99
Stewart, Mary  
This Rough Magic
Actress Lucy Waring is delighted to spend a holiday with her sister on the Greek island of Corfu, especially when she learns that a nearby house has been rented by Sir Julian Gale, an English theatrical legend. But when a local boy is killed, and someone begins shooting at a tame dolphin in the bay, it becomes clear that all is not sunny in their corner of the island.

♦  Finalist for the 1965 Edgar Award for Best Mystery
Novel, 336 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1964)  
Chicago Review - 2013 - ISBN: 1613744501 / 9781613744505  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022592 $14.95
Stross, Charles  
Laundry Files #4: The Apocalypse Codex
When an American televangelist with the ability to heal miraculously becomes uncomfortably close to the British Prime Minister, The Laundry dispatches the brilliant and entirely unpredictable Persephone Hazard to infiltrate the man's ministry and uncover the preacher's agenda. It's Bob Howard's job to make sure Persephone doesn't cause an international incident. But it's a supernatural incident that Bob needs to worry about - a global threat that even The Laundry may be unable to clean up.  
Novel, 355 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Ace - 2013 - ISBN: 042525643X / 9780425256435  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023142 $7.99
Taber, Deb  
Necessary Ill
Jin designs plagues to bring the world back into balance - between population and resources, creation and destruction, choice and certainty - a balance more important to it than any individual life. Sandy, a young woman thrust violently out of her farm life into the dispassionate science of neuters like Jin, discovers her own need for balance - between safety and adventure, art and science, self-protection and love. But as the world is thrown off balance for all, Jin and Sandy must learn to see in new ways, for the survival of friends and enemies alike.  
Novel, 347 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Aqueduct - 2013 - ISBN: 1619760223 / 9781619760226  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022594 $20.00
TenNapel, Doug  
Tommysaurus Rex
Ages 8 and up. While exploring a cave near his grandpa's house, Ely discovers a full-grown but friendly Tyrannosaurus Rex. As the news of the dinosaur grows around town, so does the friendship between Ely and his Jurassic pet. But Randy, the mean kid down the street, decides he's going to make life miserable for Ely and his dinosaur.  
Graphic Novel, 139 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2004)  
Scholastic Graphix - 2013 - ISBN: 0545483832 / 9780545483834  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023443 $10.99
Todd, Charles  
Ian Rutledge #08: A Long Shadow
1919: When Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge finds a brass cartridge casing with mysterious markings, he pockets it. When he finds another, he realizes someone is hunting him. But who? And will Rutledge live long enough to find out why?  
Novel, 341 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2006)  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 0061208515 / 9780061208515  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022624 $14.99
Tope, Rebecca  
Thea Osborne #10: Malice in the Cotswolds
When a house-sitting assignment takes Thea and her dog to an isolated village, Thea finds herself ill at ease. Her intuition is proved right when a local boy is found strangled. His mother becomes the prime suspect, but Thea believes in her innocence, and investigates.  
Novel, 414 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749012331 / 9780749012335  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022419 $16.95
Tracy, P.J.  
Monkeewrench #6: Off the Grid
On a sailboat off the Florida coast, Grace MacBride thwarts a murder attempt on retired FBI agent John Smith. Back in Minneapolis, homicide detectives Leo Magozzi and Gino Rolseth investigate six murders that occurred in the same neighborhood within twenty-four hours. They learn there have been similar murders in other US cities, and the accumulated evidence points to a suspect that shocks them to the core - and puts the Monkeewrench team in the line of fire.  
Novel, 355 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Signet - 2013 - ISBN: 0451418794 / 9780451418791  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023145 $9.99
Tremayne, Peter  
Sister Fidelma #22: Behold a Pale Horse
664 CE: Fidelma takes a detour on her trip home from Rome when she receives word that Brother Ruadan is dying. She undertakes a treacherous journey to his remote abbey, where one murder follows another and a vicious war is in the offing. It's up to Fidelma to unravel a conspiracy before it's too late.  
Novel, 370 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2013 - ISBN: 125002997X / 9781250029973  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022973 $15.99
Turtledove, Harry  
War That Came Early #4: Coup d'etat
Winter, 1941: As the Germans, with England and France on their side, slam deep into Russia, Stalin's terrible machine fights for its life. Following the suspicious death of Winston Churchill, with his staunch anti-Nazi views, a small cabal begins to imagine the unthinkable in a nation long famous for respecting the rule of law. Meanwhile, in America, a woman who has met Hitler face-to-face urges her countrymen to wake up to his evil.  
Novel, 434 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Del Rey - 2013 - ISBN: 0345524667 / 9780345524669  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023515 $16.00

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