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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 102
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
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, 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
Burke, James Lee  
Robicheaux #04: A Morning for Flamingos
His partner is dead, slain during a prisoner's bloody flight to freedom that left Cajun detective Dave Robicheaux critically wounded and facing the ghosts of his past. After rejoining the New lberia police force, he trails a killer into the Big Easy, and finds himself caught up in the lethal undercurrents of a mob double cross as he confronts his most dangerous enemy - himself.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 383 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1990)  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0062266071 / 9780062266071  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023052 $9.99
Cain, Chelsea  
Archie Sheridan #6: Let Me Go
Publisher's signed edition with signature on front free endpaper; 'Signed 1st Edition' sticker on front of jacket. With escaped serial killer Gretchen Lowell on the loose, the investigation into the murder of a DEA agent demanding his attention, and journalist Susan Ward showing up at his apartment needing a favor, it's going to be a long Halloween weekend for detective Archie Sheridan.  
Novel, 358 pages, Hardcover  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2013 - ISBN: 0312619812 / 9780312619817  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022941 $25.99
Cain, James  
The Cocktail Waitress
A beautiful young widow takes a job at a cocktail lounge, where she meets a handsome young schemer who makes her blood race, and a wealthy but unwell older man who rewards her for her attentions with a $50,000 tip and an unconventional offer of marriage.  
Novel, 283 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Hard Case Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 1781160341 / 9781781160343  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023550 $14.95
Campbell, Mark  
Sherlock Holmes
A look at the iconic fictional detective.  
Nonfiction, 159 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
Pocket Essentials UK - 2013 - ISBN: 1842438875 / 9781842438879  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023417 $14.95
Casey, Elizabeth Lynn (aka Bradford, Laura)  
Southern Sewing Circle #08: Remnants of Murder
The police think Clyde Montgomery died of old age, but with most of the town badgering Clyde to sell his land, his passing seems a little too convenient. Determined to prove that Clyde was murdered, Dixie asks Tori for some sleuthing assistance.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425257843 / 9780425257845  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023170 $7.99
Chandler, Jessie  
Shay O'Hanlon #3: Pickle in the Middle Murder
Shay accompanies her gun-toting cop girlfriend J.T. to the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. While trying to rein in her newest dog's overactive nose, Shay finds a dead man in the privy, with a bullet hole in his skull. When J.T. is arrested for the porta-potty murder, Shay scrambles to prove her innocence.  
Novel, 231 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738725986 / 9780738725987  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023219 $14.99
Chase, Erika (aka Wiken, Linda)  
Ashton Corners #3: Cover Story
When a publisher turns up dead, book club member and former police chief Bob Miller is taken into custody. Lizzie and the readers must find the real killer before he writes off someone else.  
Novel, 284 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425252116 / 9780425252116  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023171 $7.99
Child, Lee  
Jack Reacher #16: A Wanted Man
Plus bonus Reacher short story 'Deep Down'. All Reacher wanted was a ride to Virginia. All he did was stick out his thumb. But he soon discovers he has hitched more than a ride. He has tied himself to a massive conspiracy that makes him a threat - to both the criminals and the FBI.  
Novel, 533 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Dell - 2013 - ISBN: 0440246318 / 9780440246312  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023581 $9.99
Christie, Agatha - of interest: Cook, Cathy  
The Agatha Christie Miscellany
Examines the Queen of Mystery's place in literary history, her books, film and TV adaptations, and her iconic characters, with facts, trivia, and quotes.  
Nonfiction, 190 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
History Press UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0752479601 / 9780752479606  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023426 $16.95
Clason, Clyde B.  
Theocritus Westborough #02: The Death Angel
Professor Westborough is invited to the Wisconsin estate of an old friend, only to be doped with paraldehyde. He awakens from his drugged sleep to the sound of a revolver shot, and discovers his host is missing.  
Novel, 191 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1936)  
Rue Morgue - 2013 - ISBN: 1601870752 / 9781601870759  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022438 $14.95
Cleverly, Barbara  
Joe Sandilands #10: Not My Blood
1933: A phone call from a distressed boy - who might be an illegitimate son Joe never knew he had - takes the Scotland Yard detective to a boarding school in Sussex, where a teacher has been murdered. Once there, Joe learns that a frightening number of boys from wealthy families have gone missing over the years - and that their families have never followed up on their sons' whereabouts.  
Novel, 345 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Soho Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 1616952938 / 9781616952938  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023523 $14.95
Collins, Kate  
Flower Shop #14: Seed No Evil
When an animal rights activist is murdered, Abby's mom becomes a suspect. Abby and Marco and a mutt named Seedy must nose out who wanted the crusader put to sleep.  
Novel, 316 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2013 - ISBN: 0451415493 / 9780451415493  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023180 $7.99
Connolly, Sheila  
Nell Pratt #4: Monument to the Dead
When the philanthropists of Philadelphia start dying of mysterious causes, Nell sets out to trace the connections between the victims, hoping to uncover the murderer before another do-gooder is done in.  
Novel, 309 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425257126 / 9780425257128  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023104 $7.99
Cookman, Lesley  
Libby Sarjeant #10: Murder by Magic
Libby and her friend Fran are asked to look into the sudden death of a devoted churchgoer; the police seem to have lost interest, but the villagers suspect their new lady vicar.  
Novel, 267 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Accent Press UK - 2012 - ISBN: 1908192046 / 9781908192042  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020341 $11.95
Costa, Shelley  
Eve Angelotta #1: You Cannoli Die Once
Philadelphia chef Eve Angelotta and her cousins start their own investigation to clear their grandmother's name after she's arrested for her boyfriend's murder.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Agatha Award for Best First Novel

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 311 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket - 2013 - ISBN: 1476709351 / 9781476709352  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023369 $7.99
Coyle, Cleo  
Coffeehouse #11: A Brew to a Kill
Clare is using a coffee truck to sell her brew throughout New York's five boroughs when a fatal hit-and-run and a coffee bag full of contraband put her on the trail of a killer. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 370 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425255506 / 9780425255506  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023165 $7.99
Crane, Frances  
Pat & Jean Abbott #09: The Cinnamon Murder
1946: On a trip to New York City, Pat and Jean run into a wealthy beauty who fears for her life, and for the life of her young daughter, who has inherited most of the family money.  
Novel, 158 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1946)  
Rue Morgue - 2013 - ISBN: 1601870760 / 9781601870766  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022451 $14.95
Crombie, Deborah  
Kincaid & James #14: No Mark Upon Her
A K9 search and rescue team finds the body of an Olympic rowing hopeful who was also a detective with the Met. Superintendent Kincaid and his team discover that both her ex and her rowing colleagues had reason to want her dead, but the case becomes more complex when someone tries to kill the search and rescue team member who found her body.  
Novel, 369 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
William Morrow - 2013 - ISBN: 0061990620 / 9780061990625  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022450 $13.99
Cussler, Clive / Perry, Thomas  
Fargo #4: The Tombs
Husband-and-wife team Sam and Remi Fargo help an archaeologist friend excavate a top secret historical site. What they find points to the hidden tomb of Attila the Hun, who was reportedly buried with a vast fortune of gold and jewels and plunder that has never been found. The trail leads them not to one tomb, but to five, pitting them against a thieving group of amateur treasure hunters, a Russian businessman, and a ruthless Hungarian who claims direct descent from Attila and will stop at nothing to claim the riches.  
Novel, 439 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley - 2013 - ISBN: 0425265072 / 9780425265079  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023159 $9.99
Davis, Krista  
Domestic Diva #07: The Diva Frosts a Cupcake
For Sophie, planning a cupcake fundraising event turns sour when one of the bakery's partners leaves to open a competing shop. When one of the shop's employees is murdered, Sophie must sift through the clues to find the killer. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 289 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425258130 / 9780425258132  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023102 $7.99


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