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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
 
Mystery Scene #130
Articles about Qiu Xiaolong, Susan Elia MacNeal, private eye parodies; interviews with Peter Lovesey and Elaine Viets; reviews, more.  
Magazine, 76 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2013 - ISBN: mystscene130  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023745 $7.50
Alan, Isabella (aka Flower, Amanda)  
Amish Quilt Shop #1: Murder, Plain and Simple
When she finds an ornery Amish woodworker's body in her quilt shop's storeroom, Angie sets out to find the killer, and realizes that nothing in the small community is as plain as it seems. Includes quilting tips.  
Novel, 347 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2013 - ISBN: 0451413636 / 9780451413635  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024045 $7.99
Alexander, Antonia  
The Fifth Victim
A direct descendant of Jack the Ripper's last victim tells her ancestor's story.  
Nonfiction, 200 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
John Blake UK - 2013 - ISBN: 178219441X / 9781782194415  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024870 $19.95
Allan, Barbara (aka Collins, Max Allan & Collins, Barbara)  
Trash 'n' Treasures #02: Antiques Maul
Brandy hopes opening a booth at the Serenity antiques mall will help keep her mom out of trouble. When a corpse turns up, the police blame the victim's dog, but Brandy and Mother are determined to unmask the real murderer.  
Novel, 263 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007)  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758285442 / 9780758285447  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024398 $7.99
Ashton, David  
McLevy #1: Shadow of the Serpent
Edinburgh, 1880: While the rich and educated argue about politics, near the docks it's a struggle just to stay alive. The murder of a prostitute draws Inspector James McLevy into a murky world of politics, perversion, and deception.  
Novel, 249 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2006)  
Polygon UK - 2011 - ISBN: 1846971934 / 9781846971938  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024818 $14.95
Ashton, David  
McLevy #2: Fall from Grace
Edinburgh, 1880: Inspector McLevy investigates a break-in and murder at the home of Tay Bridge builder Sir Thomas Bouch. With the help of brothel owner Jean Brash, McLevy finds the killer, but more trouble unfolds: murder, arson, sexual obsession, and suicide.  
Novel, 300 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007)  
Polygon UK - 2008 - ISBN: 1846970504 / 9781846970504  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024819 $11.95
Bass, Jefferson (aka Bass, Dr. Bill / Jefferson, Jon)  
Body Farm #1: Carved in Bone
Forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Brockton founded Tennessee's Body Farm, where corpses are left to decay, providing important forensic information. When the mummified corpse of a young woman, dead for thirty years, is discovered in a cave, Brockton's investigation threatens to open old wounds in the remote mountain community.  
Novel, 383 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2006)  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0062277359 / 9780062277350  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023755 $9.99
Bass, Jefferson (aka Bass, Dr. Bill / Jefferson, Jon)  
Body Farm #2: Flesh and Bone
Dr. Bill Brockton is called in by a medical examiner to help unravel a murderous puzzle. But after they re-create the death scene at the Body Farm, a second, unexplained corpse appears in the grisly setting. Accused of the horrific crime, Brockton will need all his forensic skills to prove his innocence.  
Novel, 416 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007)  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0062277375 / 9780062277374  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023008 $9.99
Bass, Jefferson (aka Bass, Dr. Bill / Jefferson, Jon)  
Body Farm #3: The Devil's Bones
Forensic anthropologist Bill Brockton investigates a victim's remains that were found in a burned car; his psychotic nemesis Garland Hamilton escapes from custody.  
Novel, 335 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2008)  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0062277383 / 9780062277381  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024373 $9.99
Bass, Jefferson (aka Bass, Dr. Bill / Jefferson, Jon)  
Body Farm #4: Bones of Betrayal
Bill Brockton and Miranda Lovelady investigate when an elderly physicist dies from a searing dose of radiation in the town that was the key site for the Manhattan Project during WWII.  
Novel, 370 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2009)  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0062277391 / 9780062277398  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024374 $9.99
Bass, Jefferson (aka Bass, Dr. Bill / Jefferson, Jon)  
Body Farm #5: The Bone Thief
Dr. Bill Brockton uncovers a flourishing black market in body parts headed by an unscrupulous funeral director.  
Novel, 385 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2010)  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0062277405 / 9780062277404  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024375 $9.99
Bass, Jefferson (aka Bass, Dr. Bill / Jefferson, Jon)  
Body Farm #6: The Bone Yard
Unidentified remains found in rural Florida lead Dr. Brockton's team to a series of shallow graves at a defunct reform school - and to skeletons in some very prominent closets.  
Novel, 349 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2011)  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0062277413 / 9780062277411  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024376 $9.99
Beaton, M.C.  
Hamish Macbeth #01: Death of a Gossip
When sharp-tongued society widow and gossip columnist Lady Jane Winters is strangled and dumped in the river, Lochdubh constable Hamish Macbeth investigates with the help of the lovely Priscilla Halburton-Smythe.  
Novel, 205 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1985)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 1455501468 / 9781455501465  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023989 $8.00
Beaton, M.C.  
Hamish Macbeth #05: Death of a Hussy
When wealthy Maggie Baird's car catches fire with Maggie in it, Lochdubh constable Hamish Macbeth discovers five likely suspects right on the premises of her luxurious Highlands cottage.  
Novel, 216 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1990)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 044657354X / 9780446573542  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023990 $8.00
Beaton, M.C.  
Hamish Macbeth #06: Death of a Snob
The owner of a health farm on a Scottish island thinks someone is trying to kill her, so she asks constable Hamish Macbeth to spend Christmas there. When another guest meets an untimely end, Hamish investigates.  
Novel, 207 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1991)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 0446573523 / 9780446573528  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023991 $8.00
Bell Jr., Albert A.  
Pliny the Younger #4: Death in the Ashes
His friend Aurelia asks Pliny to help her husband, who has been accused of murder in Naples. Pliny has solved crimes before, but never when so much time has elapsed before he reached the scene. He and his wisecracking sidekick Tacitus uncover a plot involving more murders, and babies switched at birth.  
Novel, 268 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2013 - ISBN: 1564745325 / 9781564745323  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024932 $15.95
Black, Tony  
Doug Michie #1: The Storm Without
Disgraced cop Doug Michie returns to his hometown on the west coast of Scotland. When his old flame's son is accused of murdering a girl, Doug investigates, and becomes embroiled in a complicated web of corrupt politicians, frightened journalists, and a bent police force.  
Novel, 167 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
McNidder & Grace UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0857160400 / 9780857160409  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024911 $12.95
Blake, Heather (aka Webber, Heather)  
Magic Potion #1: A Potion to Die For
After Carly finds a dead man clutching one of her bottles in her magic potion shop, she winds up the object of a witch hunt. She'll need to brew up some serious sleuthing skills to prove her potions aren't literally to die for.  
Novel, 313 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2013 - ISBN: 0451416309 / 9780451416308  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024103 $7.99
Boneham, Sheila Webster  
Animals in Focus #2: The Money Bird
First her boyfriend's Labrador finds a bloodstained bag of cash and an unusual feather at Twisted Lake. Days later, one of Janet's friends turns up dead on a nearby private island. Janet is determined to find out what is hiding in the marsh.  
Novel, 321 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 073873487X / 9780738734873  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024803 $14.99
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
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
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
Cates, Bailey (aka Cattrell, Bailey aka McRae, Cricket)  
Magical Bakery #3: Charms and Chocolate Chips
Between brewing magically spiced treats at the bakery and volunteering with a local conservation group, Katie barely has time to delve into her destiny as a witch, especially after she once again finds herself mixed up in murder. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 329 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2013 - ISBN: 0451240626 / 9780451240620  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024104 $7.99
Chandler, Raymond - of interest: Williams, Tom  
A Mysterious Something in the Light
A biography of the hardboiled crime writer, drawing on new interviews and previously unpublished letters and archival material.  
Nonfiction, 368 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Chicago Review - 2013 - ISBN: 161374840X / 9781613748404  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024822 $29.95
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 $22.99


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