November 22


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

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
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-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
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
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
van de Wetering, Janwillem  
Grijpstra & de Gier #01: Outsider in Amsterdam
When the founder of a new religious society/commune is found hanging from a ceiling beam, Detective-Adjutant Gripstra and Sergeant de Gier of the Amsterdam police are sent to investigate.  
Novel, 265 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1975)  
Soho Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 1616953004 / 9781616953003  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023549 $9.99
Westlake, Donald E.  
Dancing Aztecs (alternate title: A New York Dance)
A South American republic plans to capitalize on its national symbol, a gold statue of a dancing Aztec priest, by having a sculptor make copies for sale abroad. The sculptor replaces the original with a fake, and ships the real one to New York City for an illicit sale to a museum. The statues are packed in five crates. Asked to pick up crate 'E' at the airport, Jerry Manelli is confused by his client's Spanish accent and takes crate 'A' instead. The statue disappears into the city, leading him on a baffling chase, which - if he comes up with the wrong Aztec - could cost him his life.  
Novel, 303 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1976)  
Overlook - 2013 - ISBN: 1468306820 / 9781468306828  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022767 $13.95
White, Randy Wayne  
Hannah Smith #1: Gone
Hannah Smith makes her living as a Florida fishing guide, but she's also uncommonly resourceful, so folks come to her with their problems, even though her unorthodox methods sometimes make those on the receiving end very unhappy - even violent. And when she's asked to find a missing girl, that's exactly what happens.  
Novel, 316 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley - 2013 - ISBN: 0425261298 / 9780425261293  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023160 $9.99
Wilcox, John  
Simon Fonthill #09: Fire Across the Veldt
South Africa, 1900: Simon Fonthill, his wife Alice, 352 Jenkins, and tracker Mzingeli are traveling to Pretoria to meet with General Kitchener. When he learns that the next Boer move will be to attack the Cape Colony, Fonthill must race to locate and defeat the enemy forces in time.  
Novel, 349 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749010088 / 9780749010089  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022812 $29.95
Winter, Ariel S.  
The Twenty-Year Death
1931: The body found in the gutter in France led the police inspector to the dead man's beautiful daughter - and to her hot-tempered American husband. 1941: A hardboiled private eye, hired to keep a movie studio's leading lady happy, uncovers the truth behind the brutal slaying of a Hollywood starlet. 1951: A desperate man pursuing his last chance at redemption finds himself with blood on his hands and the police on his trail. Three separate novels, each penned in the style of a different giant of the mystery genre; taken together, they tell the story of an author whose life is shattered when violence and tragedy consume the people closest to him.

♦  Finalist for the 2013 Shamus Award for Best First PI Novel
Novel, 605 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Hard Case Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0857689185 / 9780857689184  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023556 $14.95
Winters, Ben H.  
Hank Palace #2: Countdown City
There are just 74 days to go before a deadly asteroid collides with Earth. With the Concord police force operating under the auspices of the US Justice Department, detective Hank Palace's days of solving crimes are over, until a woman from his past begs for help finding her missing husband. With society falling to shambles, Hank pieces together what few clues he can, on a search that leads him from a college campus turned anarchist encampment to a crumbling coastal landscape where anti-immigrant militia fend off impact zone refugees.

♦  Winner of the 2013 Philip K. Dick Award
Novel, 316 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Quirk - 2013 - ISBN: 1594746265 / 9781594746260  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023514 $14.95

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