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Newsletter 103
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Bowen, Rhys  
Royal Spyness #06: The Twelve Clues of Christmas
Georgie is hired as assistant to the hostess of a large Christmas house party in a charming English village, but as soon as she arrives, dead bodies start cropping up. Includes Christmas recipes and traditions.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2012 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Bruce Alexander Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 317 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425252345 / 9780425252345  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024088 $7.99
Bowes, Richard  
The Queen, the Cambion, and Seven Others
Eight stories: modern fairy tales, their fantasy offspring, and their legendary ancestors.
    Contents
  • Seven Smiles and Seven Frowns
  • The Cinnamon Cavalier
  • The Margay's Children
  • The Progress of Solstice and Chance
  • The Lady of Wands
  • The Bear Dresser's Secret
  • Sir Morgravain Speaks of Night Dragons and Other Things
  • The Queen and the Cambion
  • A Secret History of Small Books (afterword)
 
Collection, 141 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Aqueduct - 2013 - ISBN: 1619760282 / 9781619760288  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024962 $12.00
Brett, Peter V.  
Demon Cycle #3: The Daylight War
On the night of the new moon, the demons rise in force, seeking the deaths of two men with the potential to become the fabled Deliverer - Arlen Bales and Ahmann Jardir, once as close as brothers, now bitterest of rivals.  
Novel, 688 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Del Rey - 2013 - ISBN: 0345524152 / 9780345524157  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024707 $8.99
Bujold, Lois McMaster  
Vorkosigan #14: Captain Vorpatril's Alliance
Signed by the author on the title page. Ivan is enjoying his life on Komarr, far from the Byzantine court politics of his home system. But when an old friend in Barrayaran intelligence asks him to protect an attractive young woman who may be on a criminal syndicate's hit list, danger and adventure once again find Captain Vorpatril.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Hugo Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 426 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Baen - 2013 - ISBN: 1451639155 / 9781451639155  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023268 $15.00
Burke, James Lee  
Robicheaux #19: Creole Belle
Dave is in a recovery unit in New Orleans, where a Creole girl visits him, leaving him an iPod with the song 'Creole Belle' on it. When she disappears, Dave becomes obsessed with the song and the memory of the girl. He goes in search of her sister, who later turns up inside a block of ice floating in the Gulf. Meanwhile, an oil well blowout in the Gulf threatens the bayous.  
Novel, 594 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Pocket - 2013 - ISBN: 1451648146 / 9781451648140  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023375 $9.99
Butcher, Jim  
Dresden Files #14: Cold Days
Harry realizes that maybe death wasn't all that bad. Because he is no longer Harry Dresden, Chicago's only professional wizard. He is now Harry Dresden, Winter Knight to Mab, the Queen of Air and Darkness. And her word is his command, no matter what she wants him to do, no matter where she wants him to go - and no matter who she wants him to kill. She wants her newest minion to pull off the impossible: kill an immortal. Harry must gather his friends and allies, prevent the annihilation of countless innocents, and find a way out of his eternal subservience before his newfound powers claim the only thing he has left to call his own: his soul.  
Novel, 614 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Roc - 2013 - ISBN: 045141912X / 9780451419125  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024048 $9.99
Camilleri, Andrea  
Montalbano #16: Treasure Hunt
Hailed as a hero after news cameras film him scaling a building, gun in hand, to capture a pair of unlikely snipers, Inspector Montalbano begins receiving cryptic messages in verse challenging him to a treasure hunt. Treating them as amusing riddles, he accepts, but the messages begin to take a dangerous turn.  
Novel, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Penguin - 2013 - ISBN: 0143122622 / 9780143122623  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023887 $15.00
Campbell, Jack (aka Hemry, John G.)  
The Last Full Measure
Mid-1800s: In an America dominated by plantation owners and kept in line by Southern military forces, Professor Joshua Chamberlain becomes part of a daring plan to foment revolution. But they need a leader to inspire the people - they'll have to break Abraham Lincoln out of prison.  
Novella / Novelette, 98 pages, Hardcover, 1st Trade Edition  
Subterranean - 2013 - ISBN: 1596065680 / 9781596065680  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023652 $20.00
Campbell, Jack (aka Hemry, John G.)  
Lost Stars #1: Tarnished Knight
Betrayed by the brutal Syndicate government, Artur Drakon and Gwen Iceni launch a battle for control of the Midway star system. To succeed, they must prevent the population from rising against them, and ferret out saboteurs determined to reestablish Syndicate rule.  
Novel, 377 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Ace - 2013 - ISBN: 0425262359 / 9780425262351  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024066 $7.99
Carriger, Gail  
Finishing School #1: Etiquette & Espionage
Ages 12 and up. 1851: Fourteen-year-old Sophronia is more interested in dismantling clocks and climbing trees than in proper manners. In desperation, her mother enrolls her in Mademoiselle Geraldine's Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality. But Sophronia soon realizes the school is not quite what her mother might have hoped. Certainly, they learn the fine arts of dance, dress, and etiquette, but they also learn to deal out death, diversion, and espionage - in the politest possible ways, of course.  
Novel, 307 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Little, Brown - 2013 - ISBN: 0316190101 / 9780316190107  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023966 $10.99
Christie, Agatha  
Hercule Poirot: The Complete Short Stories
The Belgian detective uses his little grey cells to solve murders, poisonings, kidnappings, and thefts in these fifty-one stories.  
Collection, 867 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
William Morrow - 2013 - ISBN: 0062251678 / 9780062251671  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024385 $24.99
Coco, Nancy (aka Parra, Nancy J.)  
Candy-Coated #1: All Fudged Up
Allie is busy renovating her family's Mackinac Island hotel and fudge shop. She didn't expect to find a corpse in a closet, or to wind up a suspect.  
Novel, 332 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758287100 / 9780758287106  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024404 $7.99
Conley, Darby  
Get Fuzzy: The Fuzzy Bunch
Black & white, with Sunday strips in color. Comic strips featuring human Rob Wilco, deranged feline Bucky, and mild-mannered, clueless pooch Satchel.  
Graphic Novel, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Andrews McMeel - 2013 - ISBN: 1449429394 / 9781449429393  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024471 $12.99
Connelly, Michael  
Harry Bosch #18: The Black Box
Bosch links a bullet from a recent crime to the 1992 killing of a female photographer during the LA riots, a case he originally investigated before it was handed over to the Riot Crimes Task Force and never solved. The ballistics match means her death wasn't random violence. Now he'll need to find the evidence to pull the case together.  
Novel, 417 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 0446556726 / 9780446556729  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023993 $10.00
Conroy, Robert  
Rising Sun
Summer, 1942: After trouncing the US at the Battle of Midway, the Japanese have invaded Alaska, blockaded Hawaii, and started bombing cities on the west coast. Can a plan to lure the Japanese into an ambush restore the balance in the Pacific?  
Novel, 488 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Baen - 2013 - ISBN: 1476736146 / 9781476736143  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024433 $7.99
Copperman, E.J. (aka Cohen, Jeffrey)  
Haunted Guesthouse #5: The Thrill of the Haunt
Alison's haunted guesthouse business is thriving, but when two deaths land on her doorstep, she'll have to think fast before anyone else checks out for good.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425252396 / 9780425252390  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024093 $7.99
Correia, Larry / Kupari, Mike  
Lorenzo & Valentine #2: Swords of Exodus
Signed by both authors on the title page. Military adventure. Retired master thief Lorenzo needs to rescue his FBI agent brother from the stronghold of a Central Asian warlord. But first he'll need to break mercenary Michael Valentine out of a nearly unassailable foreign prison.  
Novel, 594 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Baen - 2013 - ISBN: 1476736111 / 9781476736112  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024432 $7.99
Daly, Elizabeth  
Henry Gamadge #11: The Wrong Way Down (alternate title: Shroud for a Lady)
After a visit by professional medium Iris Vance, an etching in the Ashbury mansion has suddenly acquired an inscription dated 1793. Are the dead sending messages? And will Henry Gamadge, who is pretty certain the answer does not lie in the supernatural realm, solve the mystery before a murder occurs?  
Novel, 191 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1946)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2013 - ISBN: 193738473X / 9781937384739  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022865 $14.95
Dawson, Janet  
California Zephyr #1: Death Rides the Zephyr
1952: The California Zephyr is stopped cold by a rockslide in a Colorado Canyon. There's a murderer on board, who will kill again unless stopped. Can Zephyrette Jill McLeod crack the case in time?  
Novel, 226 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2013 - ISBN: 1564745309 / 9781564745309  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024931 $15.95
Disher, Garry  
Hal Challis #6: Whispering Death
DI Challis is in trouble for speaking out about police budget cuts, and lonely, since Ellen Destry is overseas on a study tour. But he'll have plenty to keep him busy: a rapist in a police uniform is stalking Australia's Mornington Peninsula; a serial armed robber is headed that direction; and a mysterious female cat burglar may or may not be planning something on his patch.  
Novel, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Soho Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 1616952962 / 9781616952969  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024659 $14.95
Douglas, Ian (aka Keith, William H.)  
Star Corpsman #2: Abyss Deep
Navy Corpsman Elliot Carlyle is deployed on a recon mission to an ocean planet torn by extremes - violent storms on one side, unbroken glacier on the other - where the human research colony has gone ominously silent. When Carlyle's team arrives, they discover a vessel belonging to a warlike alien species hovering above the atmosphere. But below the ice lurks a mystery even more chilling.  
Novel, 373 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Harper Voyager - 2013 - ISBN: 006189477X / 9780061894770  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024379 $7.99
Dryden, Delphine  
Steam & Seduction #1: Gossamer Wing
What could be better for recovering long-lost secret documents from Paris than Charlotte's stealth dirigible? But her spymaster father won't send her without an ironclad cover story. Inventor Dexter Hardison seems an ideal choice for husband-impostor, but from their marriage of convenience comes a passion that complicates the increasingly dangerous mission.  
Novel, 300 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Sensation - 2013 - ISBN: 0425265773 / 9780425265772  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024086 $7.99
Duncan, Dave  
Starfolk #1: King of Swords
Rigel has always known he is not quite human, but the only clue to his origin is the otherworldly bracelet he has worn since childhood. His search for his parentage leads him to the Starlands, where reality and fantasy have changed places.  
Novel, 383 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
47North - 2013 - ISBN: 147780739X / 9781477807392  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024557 $14.95
Egan, Greg  
Orthogonal #2: The Eternal Flame
When a fuel shortage threatens the generation ship's voyage, Tamara the astronomer sees a risky solution in a meteor whose trajectory will bring it within range. Meanwhile, Carlo the biologist searches for a better way to control the ship's population explosion. As the scientists clash with the ship's leaders, they find themselves caught up in two dangerous revolutions, one social, one scientific.  
Novel, 379 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Night Shade - 2013 - ISBN: 1597802948 / 9781597802949  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024951 $14.99
Ellis, Sigrid (editor) / Thomas, Michael Damian (editor)  
Doctor Who: Queers Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the LGBTQ Fans Who Love It
Twenty-eight essays by authors and fans about the TV series.
    Contents
  • Introduction == John and Carole E. Barrowman
  • Editors' Foreword
  • The Monster Queer is Camp == Paul Magrs
  • Time, Space, Love == Emily Asher-Perrin
  • Seven Ways of Looking at Captain Jack == Mary Anne Mohanraj and Jed Hartman
  • Born Again Whovian == David Llewellyn
  • Queer Doctor vs. Straight Trek? == Paul Cockburn
  • Sub Texts: The Doctor and the Masters's Firsts and Lasts == Amal El-Mohtar
  • Nice TARDIS == Jason Tucker
  • The Incredibly True Adventures of an Intellectual Fan Dyke == Sarah J. Groenewegen
  • Bi, Bye == Tanya Huff
  • In Praise of Mature Women, or Why Donna Noble and River Song Totally Need to call Me == Jennifer Pelland
  • We're Here, We're Queer, Rate Us on iTunes == Erik Stadnik
  • Secrets and Lies == Scot Clarke
  • Long Time Companions == Melissa Scott
  • Jack Harkness's Lessons on Memory and Hope for Cranky, Old Queers == Racheline Maltese
  • My Straight Best Friend == Nigel Fairs
  • A Kiss from Romana: Lesbian Subtext in The Stones of Blood == Julia Rios
  • Bothersome Otherness == Martin Warren
  • PVC Made Me a Gay == Gary Russell
  • Torchwood, Camp, and Queer Subjectivity == Brit Mandelo
  • The Doctor: A Strange Love, Or: How I Learned to Stop Hating and Love the Who == Hal Duncan
  • A Man Is the Sum of His Memories == Neil Chester
  • Spoilers: A Letter to Myself, Age 16 == Kaia Landelius
  • The Heterosexual Agenda == John Richards
  • Hey, Mickey, You're So Fine == Naamen Gobert Tihaun
  • Mutants, Monsters, Mutts, and Mentiads == Cody Quinjano-Schell
  • Same Old Me, Different Face: Transition, Regeneration, and Change == Susan Jane Bigelow
  • The Girl Who Waited (for the Guidance Counselor to Get to His Point) == Rachel Swirsky
  • Preview: Space Helmet for a Cow: An Unlikely 50-Year History of Doctor Who == Paul Kirkley


Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Related Work
 
Nonfiction, 238 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Mad Norwegian Press - 2013 - ISBN: 1935234145 / 9781935234142  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022628 $17.95


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