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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Magno, Alessandro Marzo  
Bound in Venice: The Serene Republic and the Dawn of the Book
In 15th-century Venice, the first publishing houses open, leading to an explosion of the written word and an unprecedented dissemination of human knowledge.  
Nonfiction, 242 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Europa - 2013 - ISBN: 1609451392 / 9781609451394  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023872 $16.00
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
Malliet, G.M.  
Max Tudor #2: A Fatal Winter
Anglican priest, former MI5 agent, and village heartthrob Max Tudor investigates two deaths at Chedrow Castle. The case is complicated by his growing attraction to Awena Owen, and by the presence of a group of greedy relatives, any of whom has a motive for murder.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2012 Agatha Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 364 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2013 - ISBN: 125002904X / 9781250029041  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024227 $15.99
Mankell, Henning  
The Shadow Girls
Jesper Humlin, a poet whose editor insists he must write a crime novel to survive, travels to Gothenburg to give a reading, and ends up with three immigrant women as his unlikely pupils in impromptu writing workshops. Though he had imagined their stories as fodder for his own book, soon their intertwining lives require him to play a much different role.  
Novel, 330 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Vintage - 2013 - ISBN: 0307385930 / 9780307385932  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024618 $15.95
Massey, Sujata  
The Sleeping Dictionary
This portrait of late Raj India is both a saga and a passionate love story. Kamala, born a peasant in West Bengal, makes her way to Calcutta in the 1930s. Haunted by a forbidden love, she is caught between the raging independence movement and the British colonial society she inhabits. ('Sleeping dictionary' was the colonial term coined for young Indian women who slept with British men and educated them in the ways of India.)  
Novel, 496 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Gallery - 2013 - ISBN: 1476703167 / 9781476703169  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024589 $16.00
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #23: Paradise City
Burglaries in Vermont turn out to be connected to an burglary in Boston where an elderly woman ended up murdered. Joe Gunther's team, the Boston police, and the dead woman's vengeful niece are all eager to find the culprits.  
Novel, 306 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2013 - ISBN: 1250036232 / 9781250036230  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024226 $15.99
McDowell, Michael  
Jack & Susan #1: Jack & Susan in 1913
Jack and Susan live just across the river from glamorous Fort Lee, New Jersey, home of the exciting new film industry. When the movies head west, Jack and Susan (and their dog Tripod) decide to move with them, only to discover that not all of the bad guys are on the silver screen.  
Novel, 274 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1986)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2013 - ISBN: 1937384381 / 9781937384388  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020838 $14.95
McDowell, Michael  
Jack & Susan #2: Jack & Susan in 1933
Jack and Susan are both married to the Wrong People. Not so Wrong that they'd bump them off, but when one of them turns up dead, Susan becomes the cops' favorite suspect. Luckily Jack (and the intrepid Scotty and Zelda) are on hand to prevent a terrible miscarriage of justice.  
Novel, 298 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1987)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2013 - ISBN: 193738439X / 9781937384395  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020839 $14.95
McDowell, Michael  
Jack & Susan #3: Jack & Susan in 1953
Jack is engaged to a margarine heiress, Susan has a mysterious suitor, and New York City is at its glamorous best. But when someone tries to poison Susan's uncle, she and Jack (and Woolf the dog) head for Havana to rescue Uncle James, catch the bad guys, and maybe visit a few casinos on the side.  
Novel, 250 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1985)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2013 - ISBN: 1937384403 / 9781937384401  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New020840 $14.95
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
McRae, K.C. (Cricket)  
Shotgun Moon
Merry McCoy is back at her family's ranch in Montana, having served her sentence for killing the man who raped her. When her cousin is accused of killing a cheating boyfriend, Merry sets out to prove her innocence.  
Novel, 302 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738736848 / 9780738736846  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024804 $14.99
McSkimming, Geoffrey  
Phyllis Wong and the Forgotten Secrets of Mr. Okyto
Ages 9 and up. Before his mysterious disappearance, Phyllis Wong's great-grandfather was one of the world's most successful magicians. Now Phyllis lives in his grand old home, converted into apartments, with her father and her dog Daisy. When the city is plagued by a series of incomprehensible robberies, her friend Chief Inspector Inglis may be baffled, but Phyllis realizes there is more to the crimes than meets the eye, and is determined to find out more.  
Novel, 276 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Allen & Unwin AU - 2012 - ISBN: 1742378218 / 9781742378213  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024828 $9.99
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
Meyer, Deon  
Benny Griessel #3: Seven Days
Alleging a cover-up, a man shoots two Cape Town police officers, and threatens more violence unless a cold case - the stabbing death of an ambitious lawyer - is solved. Can homicide detective Benny Griessel crack a case with no apparent motive and no leads?  
Novel, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Grove - 2013 - ISBN: 0802121748 / 9780802121745  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024902 $14.00
Milton, Nina  
Sabbie Dare #1: In the Moors
When the police suggest Cliff, her newest client, is connected to the body of a young boy found buried on the moor, shamanistic counselor Sabbie Dare helps Cliff uncover repressed memories harkening back to a decades-old string of abductions and murders. When another boy disappears, only Sabbie can prove Cliff's innocence and find the real culprit.  
Novel, 395 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738738360 / 9780738738369  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024801 $14.99
Muller, Marcia  
Sharon McCone #29: Looking for Yesterday
Three years ago, Caro Warrick was acquitted of murder, but everyone around her has lingering doubts. Sharon is sure she can get to the truth, but when Caro is attacked on Sharon's doorstep, the investigation takes a whole new course.  
Novel, 287 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 0446573361 / 9780446573368  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023206 $9.00
Muller, Marcia / Pronzini, Bill  
Carpenter & Quincannon #1: The Bughouse Affair
While Sabrina Carpenter searches for a female dip who is working the amusement park, John Quincannon investigates a series of break-ins at the homes of Great Western policy holders. The housebreaker escapes when someone gets in John's way: a man who claims to be Sherlock Holmes.  
Novel, 269 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Forge - 2013 - ISBN: 0765331772 / 9780765331779  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024239 $14.99
Murgatroyd, Tim  
Yun Clan #1: Taming Poison Dragons
Western China, 1196: Yun Cai, an acclaimed poet in his youth, is now a tired old man, exiled to his family estates. When his village is threatened by a vicious civil war, he struggles to free an old friend, the rebels' most valuable hostage, from a hellish prison, and must summon all his wit and courage to confront the warlord General An-Shu and his cruel consort.  
Novel, 604 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Myrmidon UK - 2010 - ISBN: 1905802390 / 9781905802395  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024863 $13.95
Murgatroyd, Tim  
Yun Clan #2: Breaking Bamboo
Central China, 1264: When Mongol armies storm into the Middle Kingdom, the descendants of Yun Cai are trapped in a desperate siege that will determine the fate of the empire. As enemies close in, conflicts threatens to tear apart twin brothers Guang, a heroic soldier, and Shih, a humble doctor.  
Novel, 524 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2010)  
Myrmidon UK - 2013 - ISBN: 1905802765 / 9781905802760  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024864 $13.95
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
Neville, Stuart  
Albert Ryan #1: Ratlines
1963: When a German national is murdered at an Irish guesthouse, Lieutenant Albert Ryan of the Directorate of Intelligence is ordered to investigate. The killers are targeting a group of Nazis granted asylum by the Irish government after World War II - especially Colonel Otto Skorzeny, Hitler's favorite commando. As Ryan closes in on the killers, he is torn. Why must he now protect the very people he fought against?

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2013 UK Crime Writers' Association Steel Dagger (Best Thriller)
 
Novel, 352 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Soho Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 1616953020 / 9781616953027  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024658 $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


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