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


 
 
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
Brady, Jacklyn  
Piece of Cake #4: The Cakes of Wrath
When Rita finds a dead woman clutching her stolen pill bottle, it adds another layer to the mysterious death. Finding the killer will be anything but a cake walk. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 295 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425258262 / 9780425258262  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024032 $7.99
Brandon, Ali  
Black Cat Bookshop #3: Words with Fiends
When her karate teacher is murdered, bookstore owner Darla and her black cat Hamlet are on the case.  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425252361 / 9780425252369  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024091 $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
Cain, Paul  
Fast One
1930s: East Coast crime bosses are vying for control of Los Angeles. Caught in the middle is Gerry Kells, a former New York enforcer now living a life of ease on the West coast. As he rejects the appeals of various crime bosses who want to make use of his talents, powerful forces align against him. Being framed for a murder turns out to be the least of his troubles; it's only Kells' nerve and toughness that keep him one step ahead of the law - and the reaper.  
Novel, 194 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1933)  
Gutter Books - 2013 - ISBN: 0982688784 / 9780982688786  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024583 $15.95
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
Carl, JoAnna  
Chocoholic #12: The Chocolate Moose Motive
Town gossip has it that Sissy, the new hire at the chocolate shop, killed her husband. When Sissy finds a dead body, Lee knows she needs to solve this mystery - or start looking for a new employee.  
Novel, 229 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Obsidian - 2013 - ISBN: 0451414802 / 9780451414809  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024075 $7.99
Carmack, Amanda  
Kate Haywood #1: Murder at Hatfield House
1558: England's greatest hope lies in the young Princess Elizabeth, under house arrest at Hatfield House. When an envoy of the queen, sent to sniff out heretics in the household, turns up dead on the Hatfield grounds, musician Kate Haywood searches for the killer.  
Novel, 269 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2013 - ISBN: 0451415116 / 9780451415110  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024076 $7.99
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
Childs, Laura  
Scrapbooking #10: Postcards from the Dead
Someone is leaving strange postcards at Carmela's shop, signed by a murdered TV reporter. Carmela and Ava must find out who's posing as a ghost and expose a killer. Includes recipes and craft tips.  
Novel, 312 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425252272 / 9780425252277  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024056 $7.99
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 $22.99
Christopher, Paul (aka Hyde, Christopher)  
John Holliday #8: Lost City of the Templars
Holliday and his crew discover a centuries-old society descended from the Templar Knights. Hidden in the Amazon basin, they have one purpose: to conceal and protect the Ark of the Covenant.  
Novel, 314 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Signet - 2013 - ISBN: 0451238915 / 9780451238917  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020903 $9.99
Coben, Harlan  
Mickey Bolitar #2: Seconds Away
Ages 12 and up. Mickey and his new friends Ema and Spoon once again find themselves in over their heads as they continue to hunt for pieces to a puzzle they have yet to understand. As the mystery surrounding the death of Mickey's dad unfolds, they may be in more danger than they imagine.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2012 Agatha Award for Best Children's/Young Adult Novel
 
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Penguin Speak - 2013 - ISBN: 0142426350 / 9780142426357  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024016 $9.99
Coben, Harlan  
Myron Bolitar #07: Darkest Fear
An ex-girlfriend tells Myron that he has a teenage son, and that the boy needs a bone marrow transplant. When the donor vanishes without a trace, Myron is determined to find him.  
Novel, 338 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
Dell - 2013 - ISBN: 0440246202 / 9780440246206  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023601 $9.99
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
Coel, Margaret  
Wind River #16: Buffalo Bill's Dead Now
A chief's regalia from the Wild West Show is being returned to the Arapaho museum; Vicky and Father Trevor investigate when the cartons arrive empty. Their suspicions that a local collector knows more than he's telling are confirmed when the man is found murdered.  
Novel, 291 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425252256 / 9780425252253  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024028 $7.99
Collins, Max Allan  
Nate Heller #16: Target Lancer
1963: Several years earlier, Heller had been involved with the Kennedys, the Mafia, and the CIA in the early stages of a plan to assassinate Fidel Castro. Now he realizes that only he knows all the players, so he may be the one person who can stop the web of conspirators targeting President Kennedy for assassination.  
Novel, 301 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Forge - 2013 - ISBN: 0765361477 / 9780765361479  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024279 $7.99
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
Connolly, Sheila  
Orchard #07: Golden Malicious
A mysterious insect infestation is threatening the local woodlands. When Meg stumbles across a murder victim, she must discover who's behind the sudden swarm of trouble. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 295 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 042525710X / 9780425257104  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024059 $7.99
Cooper, John  
The Queen's Agent: Francis Walsingham at the Court of Elizabeth I
Walsingham ran a network of agents across England and Europe, and advised the queen, prepared to do whatever it took to protect his queen from assassination and his country from invasion.  
Nonfiction, 375 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Pegasus - 2013 - ISBN: 1605985333 / 9781605985336  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024761 $16.95
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
Cornwell, Bernard  
1356
September 19, 1356: A severely outnumbered English army faces off against the French at Poitiers - and what looks to be certain defeat becomes the most decisive English victory of the Hundred Years' War. The ingenious planning of Edward the Black Prince and the valor of his forces ultimately lead to the capture of Poitiers - and the French king.  
Novel, 416 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Harper - 2013 - ISBN: 0061969710 / 9780061969713  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024330 $15.99


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