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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 103
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Holding, Elisabeth Sanxay  
The Unfinished Crime / The Girl Who Had to Die
Two classic novels of suspense.  
Omnibus, 224 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1935 / 1940)  
Stark House - 2013 - ISBN: 1933586419 / 9781933586410  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024734 $19.95
Housewright, David  
Finders Keepers
Signed by the author on the title page. Ages 13 and up. Thirteen-year-old James Richard McNulty has problems: his mother has just divorced his father; his grades are plummeting; bullies are menacing him on the school bus; the coach is threatening to kick him off the basketball team; and his 'girlfriend' thinks he's gone insane. Then he finds a suitcase filled with cash - and thinks all his problems are over.  
Novel, 134 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Down & Out Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1937495396 / 9781937495398  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023689 $11.95
Hunter, Stephen  
Bob Lee Swagger #08: The Third Bullet
Decades after the event, sniper Bob Lee Swagger turns his forensic skills toward the most baffling rifle crime of all time: What happened on November 22, 1963? With the help of a new clue, Swagger tracks through old records, intelligence archives, and buildings, back to the sniper's nest.  
Novel, 546 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Pocket - 2013 - ISBN: 1451640226 / 9781451640229  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024496 $9.99
Jansson, Anna  
Maria Wern #07: Strange Bird
Panic about the bird flu pandemic spreads on Gotland Island, leading to a hunt for scapegoats by extremists and anti-immigrant groups. When a nurse at a clinic makes a discovery that costs her life, DI Maria Wern must solve the murder.  
Novel, 332 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Stockholm Text - 2013 - ISBN: 9187173956 / 9789187173950  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024917 $14.95
Jardine, Quintin  
Bob Skinner #23: Pray for the Dying
The killing was an expert hit at a public event. The shooters are dead, too, killed at the scene. It's up to Edinburgh Chief Constable Bob Skinner to figure out who sent them. The trail leads to London, where national issues compromise the hunt. Skinner has to rattle the bars of the most formidable cage in the country, and go up against its leading power brokers.  
Novel, 408 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Headline UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0755356985 / 9780755356980  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024849 $26.95
Jungstedt, Mari  
Anders Knutas #4: Killer's Art
When the death of an art dealer in the port town of Visby turns out to be connected to an art theft in Stockholm, Superintendent Anders Knutas faces one of the toughest investigations of his career.  
Novel, 360 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Stockholm Text - 2013 - ISBN: 918717345X / 9789187173455  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024919 $14.95
Kelly, Sofie (aka Ryan, Sofie)  
Magical Cats #05: Final Catcall
A local theater festival has relocated to the library. When the director is found murdered, Kathleen plays detective with the help of her extraordinary cats.  
Novel, 326 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2013 - ISBN: 0451414705 / 9780451414700  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024073 $7.99
King, Laurie R.  
Mary Russell #12: Garment of Shadows
Mary Russell wakes up not knowing where or who she is. Is she a guest, or a prisoner? She discovers she is in Morocco, where tensions are bubbling over. Holmes is working the back channels, trying to stop the conflict before it starts, but he'll need more than the aid of T.E. Lawrence. He'll need Russell with her memory restored.  
Novel, 267 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Bantam - 2013 - ISBN: 055338676X / 9780553386769  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024605 $16.00
Kornetsky, L.A. (aka Gilman, Laura Anne)  
Mallard & Tonica #2: Fixed
When grant funds go missing from the local animal shelter, Ginny convinces her bartender friend Teddy to help her investigate. They discover that something is disturbing the shelter animals at night - and then a dead body shows up. With a little help from shar-pei Georgie and tabby cat Penny, they have to figure out what's going on before the shelter loses everything.  
Novel, 292 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Gallery - 2013 - ISBN: 1451671652 / 9781451671650  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024474 $15.00
Lassman, David / James, Terence  
Jack Swann #1: The Regency Detective
Haunted by his father's murder years ago, Jack Swann has turned his back on his privileged upbringing to become a detective unofficially connected with the Bow Street Runners. After attending his mother's funeral, Swann stays on in Bath to hunt for a man who might lead him to his father's killer, and to do battle with the local criminal boss, who plans to have Swann murdered.  
Novel, 319 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Mystery Press UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0752486101 / 9780752486109  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024850 $15.95
Lawrence, David  
Stella Mooney #1: The Dead Sit Round in a Ring
Detective Stella Mooney has a vicious vodka habit and a shredding love life, but mostly what she has is a case that's driving her crazy: four cult-members who committed ritual suicide, and the thug who apparently went along for the ride.  
Novel, 368 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2004 HC  
Felony & Mayhem - 2013 - ISBN: 1937384691 / 9781937384692  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022868 $14.95
Locke, Attica  
The Cutting Season
When a young woman, her throat cut, is found lying face down in a shallow grave on a Louisiana plantation, the police start compiling suspects, but estate manager Caren Gray has suspicions of her own. The search for answers plunges her into a centuries-old mystery involving the plantation's slave quarters.  
Novel, 372 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Harper Perennial - 2013 - ISBN: 0061802069 / 9780061802065  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024333 $15.99
Logue, Mary  
Claire Watkins #1: Blood Country
Pepin Country deputy sheriff Claire Watkins investigates the death of an elderly neighbor; the trail leads to an unsavory property development group.  
Novel, 313 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
Tyrus - 2011 - ISBN: 1440554013 / 9781440554018  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023740 $16.95
Logue, Mary  
Claire Watkins #2: Dark Coulee
When Pepin Country deputy sheriff Claire Watkins attends a dance in a nearby town, a popular farmer is stabbed to death. Claire's investigation uncovers long-hidden town secrets.  
Novel, 231 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
Tyrus - 2011 - ISBN: 1440554021 / 9781440554025  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023741 $16.95
Logue, Mary  
Claire Watkins #3: Glare Ice
Pepin Country deputy sheriff Claire Watkins can't get a battered local woman to talk - even after the woman's new boyfriend winds up tied in his car and left to sink and drown on the treacherous ice of Lake Pepin. After the woman tries to leave town, she barely survives the next beating.  
Novel, 224 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2001)  
Tyrus - 2011 - ISBN: 144055403X / 9781440554032  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023742 $16.95
Magson, Adrian  
Lucas Rocco #3: Death on the Pont Noir
1963: Inspector Lucas Rocco is sure that several suspicious events in Picardie are connected to recent attempts on the President's life, and that the next attempt will be in the Pont Noir. When his superiors don't agree, Rocco decides to investigate on his own.  
Novel, 412 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749012587 / 9780749012588  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022815 $16.95
McGilloway, Brian  
Benedict Devlin #4: The Rising
When a drug dealer is burned to death in a barn, it's no accident, and suspicion falls on a local vigilante group. When another dealer is killed, Garda Inspector Benedict Devlin realizes there's more involved.  
Novel, 356 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Pan UK - 2011 - ISBN: 0330460854 / 9780330460859  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024855 $12.95
McKinlay, Jenn  
Library Lover's #4: Read It and Weep
Former Broadway actress Violet La Rue is holding auditions for A Midsummer Night's Dream and everyone is trying out for parts. When one of the cast is poisoned, library director Lindsey Norris and her crafternooners take center stage to unmask the culprit.  
Novel, 284 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425260720 / 9780425260722  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024089 $7.99
Merrick, Leonard  
Mr. Bazalgette's Agent
Victorian England: Having fallen on hard times, determined and resourceful Miriam Lea answers an advertisement calling for private agents, and soon finds herself traveling on a train to Hamburg in pursuit of an audacious fraudster. What follows is a journey through some of the great cities of Europe - and eventually to South Africa - as Lea attempts to track down her man.  
Novel, 139 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1888)  
British Library - 2013 - ISBN: 0712357025 / 9780712357029  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024571 $12.00
Murphy, Shirley Rousseau  
Joe Grey #18: Cat Bearing Gifts
A car crash, a missing treasure, a dead thief, and a suspicious blond divorcee have feline PI Joe Grey and his four-legged cohorts clawing for justice.  
Novel, 304 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Avon - 2013 - ISBN: 0061807249 / 9780061807244  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024371 $7.99
Nesbø, Jo  
Harry Hole #01: The Bat
When a Norwegian celebrity is murdered in Sydney, Inspector Harry Hole of the Oslo Crime Squad is dispatched to assist with the case - with firm instructions to stay out of trouble. The death is only the latest in a string of unsolved murders, as a psychopath works his way across Australia.  
Novel, 369 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2013 - ISBN: 034580709X / 9780345807090  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023753 $15.95
Nisbet, Jim  
Snitch World
Klinger hangs out at a San Francisco dive. All he really wants is to make it through the day and find a safe place to sleep, things that can be accomplished by the next easy grift. Little does he know that the rules of the game have changed. Plus a recent interview with Nisbet.  
Novel, 201 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
PM Press - 2013 - ISBN: 1604866810 / 9781604866810  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020212 $14.95
Orczy, Baroness  
Lady Molly of Scotland Yard
1900s: In these twelve stories, Lady Molly, the very capable head of Scotland Yard's Female Department, becomes the police chief's secret weapon for dealing with seemingly unsolvable crimes.
    Contents
  • The Ninescore Mystery
  • The Frewin Miniatures
  • The Irish-Tweed Coat
  • The Fordwych Castle Mystery
  • A Day's Folly
  • A Castle in Brittany
  • A Christmas Tragedy
  • The Bag of Sand
  • The Man in the Inverness Cape
  • The Woman in the Big Hat
  • Sir Jeremiah's Will
  • The End
 
Collection, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1910)  
Academy Chicago - 2013 - ISBN: 0897336038 / 9780897336031  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New009236 $14.95
Penzler, Otto (editor)  
The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries
Reprints fifty-nine holiday whodunits from some of the biggest names of the past one hundred years of crime fiction.  
Anthology, 654 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2013 - ISBN: 0345802985 / 9780345802989  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024617 $25.00
Perdue, Virginia  
Alarums & Excursions
Achilling tale of the struggle to control the formula for a cheap synthetic fuel that could determine the outcome of World War II. Nick Matheny has it, the Nazis want it, and the oil companies want it destroyed. After an attack that leaves him with a fuzzy memory, Matheny gradually realizes he must escape from the hospital to catch a killer and a saboteur.  
Novel, 154 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1944)  
Rue Morgue - 2013 - ISBN: 1601870795 / 9781601870797  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022668 $14.95


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