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Newsletter 102
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Ballard, J.G.  
The Unlimited Dream Company
When a light aircraft crashes into the Thames at Shepperton, the young pilot who struggles to the surface minutes later seems to have come back from the dead. Within hours, vultures invade rooftops, tropical vegetation overruns the quiet avenues, and the local inhabitants are propelled by the young man's urgent visions through ecstatic sexual celebrations toward an apocalyptic climax.  
Novel, 233 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1979)  
Liveright - 2013 - ISBN: 0871404192 / 9780871404190  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022575 $15.95
Barclay, Linwood  
Trust Your Eyes
Thomas Kilbride is a reclusive, map-obsessed schizophrenic who uses a computer program to travel the world. In a street view of downtown New York City, he detects an image that looks like a woman being murdered. His brother Ray humors him with a half-hearted investigation, but soon realizes they have stumbled onto a deadly conspiracy - and now they are in the crosshairs.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for Canada's 2013 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel
 
Novel, 561 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Signet - 2013 - ISBN: 0451414179 / 9780451414175  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023144 $9.99
Barrett, Lorna (aka Bartlett, Lorraine)  
Booktown #06: Murder on the Half Shelf
Bookstore owner Tricia Miles was looking forward to a free night's stay at Pippa and John Comfort's Sheer Comfort Inn - until she discovered Pippa murdered in the backyard, and learned that Jon is actually Harry Tyler, a man Tricia loved years ago - and believed dead. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425262731 / 9780425262733  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023131 $7.99
Beaton, M.C.  
Agatha Raisin #23: Hiss and Hers
Agatha foots the bill for a charity ball, just to have a chance to dance with the local gardener. When he doesn't show up, she finds his body in a compost heap, murdered by poisonous snake bite.  
Novel, 318 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
St. Martin's - 2013 - ISBN: 1250021618 / 9781250021618  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022644 $7.99
Beaton, M.C.  
Hamish Macbeth #03: Death of an Outsider
When the most hated man in Cnothan turns up dead in a lobster tank, Constable Hamish Macbeth must contend with a DCI who wants the MO hushed up, a seductive dark-haired lass with an ulterior motive, and a killer who without doubt will strike again.  
Novel, 194 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1988)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 1455524077 / 9781455524075  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022656 $8.00
Beaton, M.C.  
Hamish Macbeth #09: Death of a Travelling Man
Constable Hamish Macbeth has - horrors! - been promoted, his new boss is a dunce, and a self-proclaimed traveler named Sean and his girlfriend have parked their rusty van in the middle of the Scottish village of Lochdubh. When Sean is found beaten to death, Hamish faces the tough task of worming the truth out of the villagers before the killer gets away.  
Novel, 195 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1993)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 0446573515 / 9780446573511  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022657 $8.00
Beaton, M.C.  
Hamish Macbeth #11: Death of a Nag
Constable Hamish Macbeth's holiday at a seaside inn is less than charming: there's an amorous spinster, two tarty girls, a retired military man, a secretive London family, and Bob Harris, who so nags his wife Doris that everyone wants to kill him. Then somebody does.  
Novel, 256 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1995)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 1455572306 / 9781455572304  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022658 $8.00
Benn, James R.  
Billy Boyle #01: Billy Boyle
1942: Family connections earn twenty-two-year-old Irish-American cop Billy Boyle a place on General Eisenhower's London staff. With the Allies working on a plan to liberate Norway, Uncle Ike dispatches Billy to the Norwegian government in exile, where he fears there may be a German spy.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 374 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2006)  
Soho Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 1616953551 / 9781616953553  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023554 $9.99
Benn, James R.  
Billy Boyle #07: Death's Door
When his girlfriend, British spy Diane Seaton, goes missing on an undercover assignment at the Vatican, Billy is determined to help her, and insists on being assigned to investigate the murder of an American monsignor at Saint Peter's Basilica. The fact that the Vatican is neutral territory in Nazi-occupied Rome is only one of the obstacles he must overcome.  
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Soho Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 1616952946 / 9781616952945  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023555 $14.95
Bennett, Christopher L.  
Star Trek: Enterprise: Rise of the Federation #1: A Choice of Futures
Captain Archer and his crew are looking forward to returning to exploration now that the Romulans have retreated behind the Neutral Zone. But will the fragile alliances forged in the heat of war hold?  
Novel, 336 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket - 2013 - ISBN: 1476706743 / 9781476706740  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023357 $7.99
Blackwell, Juliet  
Witchcraft #5: Tarnished and Torn
When a jewelry merchant is killed in a way that suggests an old-fashioned witch hunt, the police suspect Lily's estranged father.  
Novel, 314 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2013 - ISBN: 045124009X / 9780451240095  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023149 $7.99
Blake, Richard  
Aelric #5: The Ghosts of Athens
612 CE: British adventurer Aelric, now a senator of the Roman Empire and fresh from a bloodbath in Egypt, is forced to divert the Imperial galley to Athens. He finds a demoralized and corrupt provincial city threatened by an army rumored to contain 20 million starving barbarians. Not to mention an explosive religious dispute, an unexplained corpse, and hints of something worse than murder. He will have to call upon all his formidable intellect and lethal ingenuity to survive his enemies inside and outside the city walls.  
Novel, 438 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Hodder UK - 2013 - ISBN: 1444709712 / 9781444709711  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023420 $13.95
Bolin, Janet  
Threadville #3: Thread and Buried
When a body shrouded in material from Threadville turns up in Willow's back yard, she'll have to unravel the deadly mystery before she gets tangled up in the killer's string of murders.  
Novel, 309 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425252183 / 9780425252185  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023107 $7.99
Bond, Michael  
Pamplemousse #12: Monsieur Pamplemousse on Probation
Sent to report on Chef Andre Dulac, currently in line for Le Guide's top award, Monsieur Pamplemousse opens a can of worms which threatens the very sanctity of France's premier gastronomic bible. In an attempt to get at the truth, he harnesses a state-of-the-art TV camera to his ever-faithful hound Pommes Frites.  
Novel, 246 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749013907 / 9780749013905  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022813 $16.95
Bond, Michael  
Pamplemousse #14: Monsieur Pamplemousse Hits the Headlines
France's premier TV cookery program ends spectacularly when the chef is killed. Pommes Frites, sniffer dog extraordinaire, has his own views on the matter: Claude Chavignol was a bad egg if ever he's seen one. Soon as he and his master Monsieur Pamplemousse find themselves caught up in murder, blackmail, and unrequited lust in high places.  
Novel, 260 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2003)  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 074901301X / 9780749013011  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022814 $16.95
Box, C.J.  
Cassie Dewell #1: The Highway
Publisher's signed edition with signature on front free endpaper; 'Signed 1st Edition' sticker on front of jacket. When two sisters set out across a remote stretch of Montana road to visit a friend, the women and their car vanish. Cody Hoyt has just lost his job with the police, but when his former rookie partner Cassie Dewell persuades him to look into things, they discover these aren't the first women to disappear in the area.  
Novel, 383 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2013 - ISBN: 0312583206 / 9780312583200  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022937 $25.99
Bradley, Bruce  
Fat Profits
Signed by the author on the title page. Is the food we eat safe? Andrew Hastings thought so, but after watching several of his co-workers at International Food & Milling die, he's not sure of anything anymore. When a colleague leaves him a cryptic voicemail just minutes before her death, Andrew starts asking questions that lead him down a deadly trail of corporate deceit.  
Novel, 337 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Howling Hound - 2012 - ISBN: 1938053079 / 9781938053078  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022456 $26.95
Bradshaw, George  
Bradshaw's Illustrated Hand Book to London And Its Environs 1862
Journey back to Victorian London via this illustrated guide for visitors, first published in 1862. It includes engravings of London attractions, an overview of the city, and information on theaters, hackney carriages, omnibuses, churches, and banks, plus advice on coping with London smog, avoiding pickpockets, and more. The main body of the book focuses on a series of walking tours.  
Nonfiction, 301 pages, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 1861)  
Conway UK - 2012 - ISBN: 1844861821 / 9781844861828  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New023631 $14.95
Brannan, Sandra  
Liv Bergen #3: Widow's Might
FBI agent Streeter Pierce turns to Liv Bergren for her local knowledge after a South Dakota rancher is bludgeoned to death in a style reminiscent of a long-inactive killer known as the Crooked Man.  
Novel, 287 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Greenleaf - 2012 - ISBN: 1608323722 / 9781608323722  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022482 $14.95
Brown, Eric  
Weird Space #2: Satan's Reach
Den Harper did the dirty work for the Expansion, reading the minds of criminals, spies, and undesirables. Unable to take the strain, he stole a starship and headed into a lawless sector of space. For five years he works as a trader among the stars - then discovers that the Expansion had set a bounty hunter on his trail. But what does the Expansion want with a lowly telepath like Harper? Is there truth to the rumors that human space is being invaded by aliens from another realm? Harper learns the answers to both these questions when he rescues an orphan girl from certain death - and comes face to face with the dreaded aliens known as the Weird.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 344 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Abaddon - 2013 - ISBN: 178108131X / 9781781081310  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023288 $7.99
Brown, Jeffrey  
Star Wars: Darth Vader and Son
Full color. Cartoons that answer the question: What if Darth Vader had taken an active role in raising his son Luke?  
Humor, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Chronicle / LucasBooks - 2012 - ISBN: 145210655X / 9781452106557  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New022598 $14.95
Brown, Jeffrey  
Star Wars: Vader's Little Princess
Full color. Cartoons that answer the question: What if Darth Vader had taken an active role in raising his daughter Leia?  
Humor, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Chronicle / LucasBooks - 2013 - ISBN: 1452118698 / 9781452118697  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New022599 $14.95
Brown, Nick  
Agent of Rome #2: The Imperial Banner
Roman Emperor Aurelian has defeated Queen Zenobia and crushed the Palmyran revolt, but now the fragile peace with the Persian Empire is threatened when the hallowed Persian battle standard is stolen. Imperial agent Cassius Corbulo is charged with recovering the flag, a task that takes him across the dangerous Syrian desert to the perilous streets of Antioch, as he and his companions face ruthless brigands, mysterious cults, merciless assassins, and intrigue at every turn.  
Novel, 435 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Hodder & Stoughton UK - 2013 - ISBN: 1444714899 / 9781444714890  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023418 $12.95
Brown, Rita Mae / Brown, Sneaky Pie  
Sneaky Pie for President
Tiger cat Sneaky Pie takes time out from her writing to run for office, with an animal rights agenda that will keep ears perked and tails wagging all over the country. Also on the campaign trail are a frisky flock of animal friends she has picked to fill her cabinet.  
Novel, 261 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Bantam - 2013 - ISBN: 0345530470 / 9780345530479  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023600 $7.99
Budewitz, Leslie  
Food Lovers' Village #1: Death al Dente
When Erin takes over her family's general store in Jewel Bay, Montana, she turns it into a boutique market filled with local delicacies. But her booming business might go rotten when a former employee turns up dead. Includes recipes.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2013 Agatha Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425259544 / 9780425259542  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023168 $7.99


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