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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
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
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
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
Delany, Vicki (aka Gates, Eva)  
Molly Smith #6: A Cold White Sun
A high school teacher is gunned down by a sniper on a hiking trail near Trafalgar, British Columbia. Sergeant John Winters and Constable Molly Smith dig deep into the quiet woman's marriage and friendships, searching for a motive. But is it possible this was a random killing or a case of mistaken identity? And if so, who might be next?  
Novel, 304 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2013 - ISBN: 1464201609 / 9781464201608  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023453 $14.95
Downing, David  
John Russell #1: Zoo Station
Berlin, 1939: An acquaintance from his old communist days approaches Anglo-American journalist John Russell to do some work for the Soviets; when the British and the Nazis notice his involvement, Russell is dragged into the murky world of warring intelligence services.  
Novel, 293 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007)  
Soho Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 1616953489 / 9781616953485  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023527 $9.99
Dunnett, Kaitlyn (aka Emerson, Kathy Lynn)  
Liss MacCrimmon #6: Bagpipes, Brides, and Homicides
Moosetookalook is hosting the Western Maine Highland Games, and Liss is getting married this weekend. But when a professor is murdered, she once again finds herself in the center of the mystery.  
Novel, 280 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758272669 / 9780758272669  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022998 $7.99
Eastman, Dawn  
Family Fortune #1: Pall in the Family
Everyone in Crystal Springs knows the Fortune family. Rose reads tarot cards, her sister Vi is a pet psychic, and her daughter Clyde is - a cop. Rose and Vi can't wait for Clyde to embrace her psychic gifts and join the family business. And when a local psychic is killed, leaving behind a traumatized Shih Tzu, it seems to be in the cards for Clyde to get involved.  
Novel, 295 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425264270 / 9780425264270  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023166 $7.99
Fluke, Joanne  
Winter Chill
It starts with a snowmobile accident that leaves a man paralyzed and his daughter dead. Soon there are more horrible accidents in the small Minnesota town. Then the rumors start: this is not coincidence, someone is picking off victims one by one.  
Novel, 309 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1984)  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758289774 / 9780758289773  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023001 $7.99
Flynn, Vince  
Mitch Rapp #11: The Last Man
Rapp heads to Afghanistan to track down a missing CIA agent.  
Novel, 485 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Pocket - 2013 - ISBN: 1416595236 / 9781416595236  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023374 $9.99
Fossum, Karin  
Inspector Sejer #10: The Caller
When Inspector Sejer receives a postcard with the message 'Hell begins now', he sets out to uncover the person behind a string of cruel pranks that have thrown the peaceful town of Bjerkas into unrest.  
Novel, 244 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Mariner - 2013 - ISBN: 0544002180 / 9780544002180  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023434 $15.95
Frazer, Margaret  
Circle of Witches
From the time she was a little girl until the day her mother died, Damaris had seen the fear in her mother's eyes. Now she is afraid, too. She wants more than anything to be happy at the ancient manor owned by her aunt and uncle. But the undeniable fact is that the family which claims to welcome and love her is hiding truths from her. The truth of the Lady Stone. The truth of the Old Ways. The truth of moon and star and witchcraft. The truth of her mother's death.  
Novel, 295 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Dream Machine - 2012 - ISBN: 1481146858 / 9781481146852  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022457 $18.99
Furst, Alan  
Mission to Paris
Late summer, 1938: With Europe about to explode, Hollywood film star Fredric Stahl is on his way to Paris to make a movie. The Nazis know he's coming - a secret bureau within the Reich Foreign Ministry has been waging political warfare against France, using bribery, intimidation, and corrupt newspapers to weaken French morale. For their purposes, Fredric Stahl is a perfect agent of influence, and they attack him. What they don't know is that Stahl, horrified by the Nazi war on Jews and intellectuals, has become part of an informal spy service being run out of the American embassy in Paris.  
Novel, 255 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Random House - 2013 - ISBN: 0812981820 / 9780812981827  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023532 $16.00
Gerritsen, Tess  
Rizzoli & Isles #10: Last to Die
Detective Jane Rizzoli investigates when Teddy Clock's foster family is murdered; when Teddy is threatened, she and Maura Isles hide him at a Maine boarding school for survivors of violence, only to discover that the key to the murders lies within the school.  
Novel, 482 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Ballantine - 2013 - ISBN: 0345515528 / 9780345515520  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023598 $9.99
Goldbach, John  
The Devil and the Detective
Robert James, a PI more interested in chronicling his cases than solving them, gets a call from a young woman whose older husband has been found with a knife in his chest. Murder, corruption, and betrayal ensue as he's drawn into the dark underworld of his client, but hapless Robert and his sidekick, a flower-delivery guy, can't stop drinking, smoking, and philosophizing long enough to keep up.  
Novel, 154 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Coach House - 2013 - ISBN: 1552452697 / 9781552452691  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022548 $16.95
Gordon-Smith, Dolores  
Jack Haldean #7: Blood from a Stone
When Mrs. Paxton is found poisoned in her bedroom, fingers point at her nephew Terence Napier, seen leaving the house the previous evening after a row over her will. Months later, Napier hasn't been found, but a dead man has been discovered in a train compartment, with Mrs. Paxton's sapphire necklace at his feet.  
Novel, 230 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Severn House - 2013 - ISBN: 0727882635 / 9780727882639  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022653 $28.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #068: The Thunder King / The Star of Delhi
Plus The Shadow radio script 'The Witch Drums of Salem'.

The Thunder King: The Shadow and Margo Lane confront deadly lightning.

The Star of Delhi: Lamont and Margo investigate the sinister schemes of the Secret Six.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1941 / 1941)  
Sanctum Books - 2012 - ISBN: 1608771008 / 9781608771004  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022610 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #069: The Garaucan Swindle / The Death Sleep
The Garaucan Swindle: The Dark Avenger attempts to prevent a Wall Street crisis.

The Death Sleep: The Shadow must prevent a criminal plot to crack the US Mint and the Bank of London.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1934)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771016 / 9781608771011  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022611 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #070: The Man from Scotland Yard / Zemba
The Man from Scotland Yard: The Shadow investigates a spy ring.

Zemba: The Dark Avenger's search for missing submarine plans sets him on the trail of a Parisian super-criminal.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1935 / 1935)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771040 / 9781608771042  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022612 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #071: Spoils of the Shadow / House of Silence
Spoils of the Shadow: A mastermind plots five super-crimes, but innocent victims will be slaughtered if The Shadow intervenes.

House of Silence: The Shadow sheds light on a deadly secret.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1937)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771091 / 9781608771097  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022613 $14.95
Haining, Peter  
The Golden Age of Crime Fiction (original title: The Classic Era of Crime Fiction)
Full color. An overview of crime fiction from the 1840s to the 1960s, illustrated with magazine and book cover art.  
Nonfiction, 216 pages, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Prion UK - 2012 - ISBN: 1853758698 / 9781853758690  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023630 $29.95
Handler, David  
Benji Golden #1: Runaway Man
Baby-faced Benji Golden specializes in tracking down teen runaways. Park Avenue's classiest law firm hires him to find a missing student, but the investigation gets dangerous when someone gets killed.  
Novel, 246 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2013 - ISBN: 1250011620 / 9781250011626  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022943 $24.99
Harlow, Jennifer  
FREAKS Squad #3: Death Takes a Holiday
Beatrice can crush a sixty-foot snake with her mind, but she can't take any more of the drama that's tearing apart FREAKS. Should she give up her job as a secret agent, and the possibility of a relationship with Will, the gorgeous werewolf?  
Novel, 280 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738727121 / 9780738727127  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023220 $14.99
Hendricks, Gay / Lindsay, Tinker  
Dharma Detective #1: The First Rule of Ten
Growing up in a Tibetan monastery, Tenzing Norbu dreamed of becoming a modern-day Sherlock Holmes. Sent to Los Angeles ten years ago to teach meditation, he joined the LAPD instead. But as the Buddha says, change is inevitable. One resignation from the police force, two bullet wounds, three suspicious deaths, and a beautiful woman later, Ten learns on his first case as a PI that whenever he breaks his first rule - don't ignore intuitive tickles, lest they reappear as sledgehammers - mayhem follows.  
Novel, 293 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
Hay House Visions - 2012 - ISBN: 1401937764 / 9781401937768  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022478 $14.95


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