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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
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
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
Holt, Anne  
Hanne Wilhelmsen #3: Death of a Demon
The steely director of an Oslo orphanage is found stabbed with a kitchen knife, and a twelve-year-old orphan boy is missing. Could the child be the murderer? As police search for him, Chief Inspector Hanne Wilhelmsen orders an investigation of the home's employees.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 26th Annual Lambda Literary Award for Best Lesbian Mystery
 
Novel, 262 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Scribner - 2013 - ISBN: 1451634803 / 9781451634808  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023336 $16.00
Housewright, David  
Mac McKenzie #10: The Last Kind Word
Signed by the author on the title page. When the ATF gets a lead on a cache of illegal guns near the Canadian border, they ask McKenzie to go undercover to help get the gunrunners. What could possibly go wrong?  
Novel, 309 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2013 - ISBN: 125000960X / 9781250009609  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022918 $25.99
Houston, Victoria  
Loon Lake #13: Dead Insider
A grisly discovery shatters the serenity of a summer evening in northern Wisconsin. Loon Lake Police Chief Lew Ferris and her associate Doc Osborne find themselves facing a national media circus when the murder is linked to the US Senate race of a woman who is heir to a Northwoods fortune as well as other, less savory, family traditions.  
Novel, 206 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Tyrus - 2013 - ISBN: 1440533563 / 9781440533563  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023610 $16.95
Hull, Linda Joffe  
Mrs. Frugalicious #1: Eternally 21
While Maddie is researching deals for her bargain-hunting blog, a store manager accuses her of shoplifting. When the manager winds up dead, and evidence point to Maddie the culprit, she must track down the real killer. Includes bargain shopping tips.  
Novel, 342 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738734896 / 9780738734897  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023217 $14.99
Jacques, Jacqueline  
The Colours of Corruption
London, 1893: A desperately poor cleaner named Mary witnesses a murder, and works with Archie, an artist, to provide the police with a drawing of the killer. Archie persuades her to sit for a portrait, but has no idea that this one woman will link his wealthiest clients, the poorest slums, terrible secrets, and a violent thug.  
Novel, 312 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Honno UK - 2013 - ISBN: 1906784531 / 9781906784539  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022493 $16.95
Johnson, Craig  
Walt Longmire #08: As the Crow Flies
Signed by the author on the title page. A trip to the Cheyenne Reservation to find a site for his daughter's wedding turns horrific when Wyoming sheriff Walt Longmire and his friend Henry Standing Bear witness a young woman plummeting from Painted Warrior's majestic cliffs. It's not Walt's turf, but newly appointed tribal police chief Lolo Long talks him into helping with the investigation. Walt is stretched thin as he mentors Lolo, attempts to catch the bad guys, and performs his duties as father of the bride.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 308 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Penguin - 2013 - ISBN: 0143123297 / 9780143123293  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022174 $15.00
Klesk, Scott  
Scalp Lake
Signed by the author on the title page. Follow the mystery of Scalp Lake as Steven Holden learns the way of the American Indian.  
Novel, 189 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
2012 - ISBN: 1482016702 / 9781482016703  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022480 $7.99
Krueger, William Kent  
Cork O'Connor #13: Tamarack County
Signed by the author on the title page. As winter storms isolate Minnesota's sleepy Tamarack County, a vengeful force is at work, spinning a deadly web centered on a murder that occurred over twenty years ago. An innocent man may have been convicted, and Cork was the deputy in charge of the investigation that sent the man to prison.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 26th Annual Minnesota Book Award for Genre Fiction
 
Novel, 309 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Atria - 2013 - ISBN: 1451645759 / 9781451645750  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023315 $24.99
Laurence, Janet  
Ursula Grandison #1: Deadly Inheritance
1903: Chauncey Seldon commissions Ursula Grandison to escort his young daughter Belle to England; once there, Ursula is to discover what is wrong with his daughter Helen's marriage to the Earl of Mountstanton, and what has happened to her dowry. When a missing nursery maid is discovered drowned, neither Ursula nor the Earl's brother believe the death was an accident. Investigating against the Earl's wishes, they uncover a tangle of deception reaching into the past.  
Novel, 413 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Mystery Press UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0752470019 / 9780752470016  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022277 $16.95
Lehane, Dennis  
Kenzie & Gennaro #1: A Drink Before the War
Powerful Boston politicians are willing to pay PIs Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro big money for a seemingly small job: finding the missing cleaning woman who stole some secret documents. But this crime is no ordinary theft - it's about justice.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 1995 Shamus Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 1995 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 323 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1994)  
Harper - 2010 - ISBN: 0061998842 / 9780061998843  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023653 $9.99
Leon, Donna  
Guido Brunetti #13: Doctored Evidence
After a wealthy elderly woman is found murdered in her apartment, the authorities suspect her maid. But when the maid meets an untimely end trying to escape from border police, and it appears that the money she carried may not have been stolen, Commissario Brunetti decides - unofficially - to take the case on himself.  
Novel, 249 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2004)  
Grove - 2013 - ISBN: 0802146015 / 9780802146014  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022810 $14.00
Leonard, Elmore  
Raylan Givens #1: Pronto
Miami bookie Harry Arno once ditched him in an airport; this time, US Marshal Raylan Givens is determined to find the fugitive's Italian hideaway - before a Sicilian hitman does.  
Novel, 373 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1993)  
William Morrow - 2012 - ISBN: 0062120336 / 9780062120335  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022825 $14.99
Leonard, Elmore  
Raylan Givens #2: Riding the Rap
A debt-ridden Palm Beach playboy decided to take somebody rich hostage - and chose bookie Harry Arno. Problem is, US Marshal Raylan Givens is sleeping with Harry's ex-girlfriend Joyce, and she wants Harry found.  
Novel, 326 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1995)  
William Morrow - 2012 - ISBN: 0062122479 / 9780062122476  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022826 $14.99
Lock, Joan  
Ernest Best #2: Dead Born
1878: When babies' bodies are found scattered around Islington, the volatile DS Best is sent undercover to lodge next door to a suspected baby farm. His determination to avenge the death of a young pregnant girl he has befriended and save the life of another becomes a crusade.  
Novel, 191 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2001)  
Mystery Press UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0752464566 / 9780752464565  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023422 $14.95
Ludlow, Jack (aka Donachie, David)  
Crusades #1: Son of Blood
12th century: The newly elected Pope Gregory vents his spleen against the Normans by encouraging them to sail to Byzantium and fight the Turks. Robert de Hauteville's first-born son Bohemund, now seventeen and a formidable warrior, has come to fight in his army. Bohemund seeks to assert his natural right as the heir of Robert's dukedom, but Robert's second son Borsa is now legally entitled to inherit. A battle between the sons is inevitable, and loyalties and blood ties will count for nothing.  
Novel, 446 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749012536 / 9780749012533  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022418 $16.95


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