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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Sharp, Deborah  
Mace Bauer #5: Mama Gets Trashed
When a young librarian turns up dead at the dump, in a leather outfit that screams fetish, the town is scandalized. As Mace secretly investigates her brother-in-law's cheating, she uncovers information about a group of bondage enthusiasts.  
Novel, 341 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738736155 / 9780738736150  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024802 $14.99
Shields, Kieran  
Lean & Grey #2: A Study in Revenge
1893: After a thief is killed while delivering a stolen artifact, he is buried, but his body turns up again in an abandoned house, badly scorched and surrounded by occult symbols and messages. The investigation leads police detective Archie Lean and ex-Pinkerton agent Perceval Gray on a chase for a centuries-old relic that takes them from Portland, Maine, to the drawing rooms of Brahmin Boston.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Nero Award
 
Novel, 369 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Broadway - 2013 - ISBN: 0307985784 / 9780307985781  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024615 $15.00
Smith, Alexander McCall  
44 Scotland Street #07: Bertie Plays the Blues
The residents of Scotland Street face domestic woes: Matthew and Elspeth are wrestling with multiple parenthood; newly engaged Angus and Domenica are negotiating the complex merger of their households; and in the Pollock family, there's a shift in power as Stuart begins standing up to Irene - and Bertie, feeling neglected, puts himself up for adoption on eBay.  
Novel, 310 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Anchor - 2013 - ISBN: 0307948498 / 9780307948496  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024613 $15.00
Smith, Alexander McCall  
Isabel Dalhousie #09: The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds
Isabel is asked to help a wealthy Scottish landowner recover a stolen painting.  
Novel, 259 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Anchor - 2013 - ISBN: 0307949230 / 9780307949233  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023770 $14.95
Smith, Alexander McCall  
Young Precious Ramotswe #2: The Mystery of Meerkat Hill
Ages 7 and up. Precious has made new friends at school, and offers to help find their family's cow, who has wandered off. She gets some help from the family's pet meerkat.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 90 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Anchor - 2013 - ISBN: 0345804465 / 9780345804464  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024692 $6.99
Starr, Mel  
Hugh de Singleton #5: The Tainted Coin
1367: When a traveling merchant is found badly beaten and dying, Master Hugh and his assistant Arthur must hunt for murderous thieves, as well as the origin of an ancient, corroded coin found in the victim's mouth.  
Novel, 238 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Monarch Books - 2012 - ISBN: 0857212508 / 9780857212504  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023684 $14.99
Steinhauer, Olen  
Milo Weaver #3: An American Spy
Weaver is unwillingly drawn into his CIA bosses' plans for revenge against a Chinese mole who orchestrated the death of thirty-three CIA-trained assassins.  
Novel, 506 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
St. Martin's - 2013 - ISBN: 1250036976 / 9781250036971  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024276 $9.99
Stockwin, Julian  
Thomas Kydd #13: Betrayal
1806: Rumors of a hoard of Spanish silver spur Commodore Popham to assemble a makeshift fleet and attack the capital of the Viceroyalty of the River Plate in Buenos Aires.  
Novel, 352 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
McBooks - 2013 - ISBN: 1590136594 / 9781590136591  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024824 $16.00
Stockwin, Julian  
Thomas Kydd #14: Caribbee
1806: Working out of the Leeward Islands station, Kydd and the others make the most of running down prizes and sending off fat convoys of sugar to England. But Bonaparte finds a way to take revenge for Trafalgar, and Kydd is shocked out of his complacency when he is accused of murder.  
Novel, 328 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
McBooks - 2013 - ISBN: 1590136683 / 9781590136683  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024825 $24.00
Stratmann, Linda  
Frances Doughty #3: A Case of Doubtful Death
A doctor has set up a waiting mortuary, where corpses are left to decompose briefly to reassure clients that no one is being buried alive. He collapses and dies, apparently of natural causes, but on the same night his most reliable employee goes missing. Hired to find the missing man, Frances finds indications of blackmail, fraud, and murder, leading to a gruesome exhumation.  
Novel, 286 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Mystery Press UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0752470183 / 9780752470184  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024851 $14.95
Thomas, Paul  
Tito Ihaka #4: Death on Demand
Maori cop Tito Ihaka is no good at department politics, but he's a stubborn investigator with an uncanny instinct for the truth. Following up on a strange twist in an unsolved case, he finds himself on the trail of a hitman, and on a quest to find out whether police corruption was behind the shooting of an undercover cop.  
Novel, 283 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Bitter Lemon - 2013 - ISBN: 1908524170 / 9781908524171  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024920 $14.95
Todd, Charles  
Ian Rutledge #09: A False Mirror
1920: One of Inspector Ian Rutledge's former trenchmates, accused of beating the husband of the woman who jilted him, takes the woman hostage to escape arrest, threatening to kill her and her maid unless Rutledge takes charge of the investigation.  
Novel, 371 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007)  
William Morrow - 2012 - ISBN: 0062103229 / 9780062103222  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023679 $14.99
Todd, Charles  
The Walnut Tree
1914: A social visit to Paris turns into a life-changing experience for a titled young English woman when she is caught up in the events surrounding the German conquest of Belgium and invasion of France. After she manages to make it back to England, she leaves her sheltered life behind, and moves to London to train as a nurse, determined to return to the battlefields of France and do her part - and find the gallant captain who saw her safely to Calais.  
Novel, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
William Morrow - 2013 - ISBN: 0062236873 / 9780062236876  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024338 $9.99
Wald, Elissa  
The Secret Lives of Married Women
Two identical twin sisters - a sexually repressed defense attorney and a libertine turned respectable suburbanite - are about to have their deepest secrets revealed, to the men in their lives and to themselves.  
Novel, 218 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Hard Case Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 178116262X / 9781781162620  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024643 $9.95
Wilson, F. Paul  
Repairman Jack: The Early Years #1: Cold City
A few months after his arrival in New York City, Jack runs afoul of some Dominicans, winds up at the East Side Marriott the night Meir Kahane is shot, gets on the bad side of some Arabs, starts a hot affair, and disrupts the smuggling of preteen sex slaves.  
Novel, 481 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Tor - 2013 - ISBN: 076536803X / 9780765368034  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024281 $7.99
Wood, Tom (aka Hinshelwood, Tom)  
Victor #3: The Game
Contract killer Victor is hired by the CIA for an assignment that will take him to the blood-stained streets of Rome - and straight into hell.  
Novel, 488 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Signet - 2013 - ISBN: 0451417542 / 9780451417541  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024102 $9.99
Woolrich, Cornell  
Deadline at Dawn
Classic thriller in which two characters in a soulless city set out for redemption and a chance at a new life.  
Novel, 271 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1944)  
Centipede - 2012 - ISBN: 1613470347 / 9781613470343  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022836 $18.00
Woolrich, Cornell  
I Married a Dead Man
Classic thriller of identity, second chances, and a past that refuses to go away.  
Novel, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1948)  
Centipede - 2012 - ISBN: 1613470363 / 9781613470367  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022837 $18.00
Yu, Ovidia  
Aunty Lee #1: Aunty Lee's Delights
When a body is found in a Singapore tourist haven and one of her guests fails to show at a dinner party, restaurant owner Aunty Lee knows that the two events are likely connected. The murder and disappearance throws together Aunty Lee's stepson Mark, his social-climbing wife Selina, a gay couple whose love is illegal in Singapore, and an elderly Australian couple whose visit may mask a deeper purpose. The police quickly discover that Aunty Lee's sharp nose for intrigue can sniff out clues that elude law enforcers.  
Novel, 264 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
William Morrow - 2013 - ISBN: 0062227157 / 9780062227157  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024335 $14.99


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