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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
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
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
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
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 $24.99
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
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
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
Daly, Elizabeth  
Henry Gamadge #11: The Wrong Way Down (alternate title: Shroud for a Lady)
After a visit by professional medium Iris Vance, an etching in the Ashbury mansion has suddenly acquired an inscription dated 1793. Are the dead sending messages? And will Henry Gamadge, who is pretty certain the answer does not lie in the supernatural realm, solve the mystery before a murder occurs?  
Novel, 191 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1946)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2013 - ISBN: 193738473X / 9781937384739  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022865 $14.95
Dawson, Janet  
California Zephyr #1: Death Rides the Zephyr
1952: The California Zephyr is stopped cold by a rockslide in a Colorado Canyon. There's a murderer on board, who will kill again unless stopped. Can Zephyrette Jill McLeod crack the case in time?  
Novel, 226 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2013 - ISBN: 1564745309 / 9781564745309  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024931 $15.95
Disher, Garry  
Hal Challis #6: Whispering Death
DI Challis is in trouble for speaking out about police budget cuts, and lonely, since Ellen Destry is overseas on a study tour. But he'll have plenty to keep him busy: a rapist in a police uniform is stalking Australia's Mornington Peninsula; a serial armed robber is headed that direction; and a mysterious female cat burglar may or may not be planning something on his patch.  
Novel, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Soho Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 1616952962 / 9781616952969  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024659 $14.95
Fowler, Christopher  
Bryant & May Peculiar Crimes Unit #09: The Memory of Blood
A seemingly impossible locked-room murder at a theatrical cast party sends Bryant, May, and the Peculiar Crimes Unit delving into the history of the London theater and the disturbing origins of Punch and Judy as the detectives race to find a maniacal killer before he reaches his even deadlier final act.  
Novel, 333 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Bantam - 2013 - ISBN: 0345528646 / 9780345528643  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024609 $15.00
Gentile, Joe (editor) / Hancock, Tommy (editor)  
Spider: Extreme Prejudice
Twelve original stories featuring the ruthless crime-fighter.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Joe Gentile
  • Scourge of the Giggling Ghosts == Howard Hopkins
  • Clutch of the Blue Reaper == Will Murray
  • The Screaming Death == Eric Fein
  • The Steel Tsars == James Chambers
  • Demon Slaves of the Red Claw == Gary Phillips
  • Death Ghost from the Future War == Rik Hoskin
  • Fear the Dark == Bobby Nash
  • Spider Trap == Ron Fortier
  • Prey of the Mask Reaper == I.A. Watson
  • Terror of the Rangoon Raiders == Don Roff
  • Just Wonderful == C.J. Henderson
  • The Gray Reapers == Matthew Baugh
  • Author Biographies
 
Anthology, 276 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Moonstone - 2013 - ISBN: 1936814463 / 9781936814466  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023638 $18.95
Grant, M.C. (aka McKenzie, Grant)  
Dixie Flynn #2: Devil with a Gun
A story about a missing father turns deadly serious for San Francisco reporter Dixie Flynn when she discovers a link to a dangerous Russian mobster. She turns to ex-hitman Pinch for help with a dangerous rescue mission.  
Novel, 299 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738734993 / 9780738734996  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024805 $14.99
Groundwater, Beth  
Claire Hanover #3: A Basket of Trouble
When a stable hand is found dead in a stall at her brother's new riding stable, Claire must track down the killer.  
Novel, 293 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738727032 / 9780738727035  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024807 $14.99
Hamilton, Barbara (aka Hambly, Barbara)  
Abigail Adams #3: Sup with the Devil
Abigail's nephew Horace, hired by a mysterious woman to translate some Arabic, survives an attempt to kill him, and returns with a tale of pirate treasure. The Sons of Liberty want the rumored gold, but Abigail heads to Harvard to investigate the attempt on Horace's life, and the subsequent murder of a student loyal to the King.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 323 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 Trade PB  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425257266 / 9780425257265  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024034 $7.99
Hicks, Deron R.  
Shakespeare Mysteries #1: Secrets of Shakespeare's Grave
Ages 9 and up. When a malicious relative threatens to seize control of the family publishing business, twelve-year-old Colophon Letterford must discover the link between her family's literary legacy and Shakespeare's tomb before it's too late. Antique paintings, secret passages, locked mausoleums, a four-hundred-year-old treasure, and a cast of quirky (and sometimes ignoble) characters all figure in her search.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 273 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Sandpiper - 2013 - ISBN: 0544105044 / 9780544105041  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024771 $7.99
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
Peters, Elizabeth  
Amelia Peabody #01: The Crocodile on the Sandbank
1884: When thirty-two-year-old spinster Amelia Peabody inherits her father's fortune, she sets out to visit the great sites of antiquity, armed with keen intelligence, unshakable self-confidence, and a sturdy parasol. A trip up the Nile to the Emerson brothers' archaeological dig leads to strange visitations, suspicious accidents, and a kidnapping attempt that convinces Amelia there is a plot afoot to harm her companion Evelyn.  
Novel, 337 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1975)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 1455572357 / 9781455572359  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022660 $10.00
Peters, Elizabeth  
Amelia Peabody #02: The Curse of the Pharaohs
1892: Amelia and Emerson return to Egypt to help a widow in distress. Sir Henry Baskerville died after uncovering what may be a royal tomb in Luxor, causing rumors of a curse. Emerson is determined to continue with the excavation - and Amelia is determined to get to the bottom of the strange goings on at the site.  
Novel, 374 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1981)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 1455572365 / 9781455572366  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022661 $10.00
Peters, Elizabeth  
Amelia Peabody #06: The Last Camel Died at Noon
1897: Amelia and Emerson agree to search for an English aristocrat and his wife, who disappeared years ago. Armed with a map and a cryptic note, they mount an expedition into the Egyptian desert on a quest that will lead them to a hidden city and change their lives forever.  
Novel, 495 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1991)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 1455572373 / 9781455572373  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022662 $10.00
Peters, Elizabeth  
Amelia Peabody #07: The Snake, the Crocodile, and the Dog
1898: With Nefret and Ramses in England pursuing their studies, Amelia and Emerson return to Amarna for a dig that promises to be just like old times - more so than they planned. When Emerson is kidnapped, Amelia and Abdullah manage to rescue him, but he has lost his memory. Tantalizingly close to discovering a tomb that may have been Nefertiti's, Amelia must turn her attention to restoring Emerson's memory.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 1992 Agatha Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 498 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1992)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 1455572381 / 9781455572380  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023195 $10.00
Peters, Elizabeth  
Amelia Peabody #08: The Hippopotamus Pool
1900: Amelia and Emerson are intrigued when a masked stranger offers to lead them to an Egyptian queen's lost tomb. When the guide disappears before revealing his secret, they follow his trail to Thebes, and soon find themselves risking their lives to foil murderers, kidnappers, grave robbers, and ancient curses.  
Novel, 495 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1996)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 145557239X / 9781455572397  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023196 $10.00
Peters, Elizabeth  
Amelia Peabody #09: Seeing a Large Cat
1903: The Emersons are set to dig in the Valley of the Kings. Amelia is intrigued when they receive an ominous message to stay away from tomb Twenty-A, which turns out to contain a mummy - one that's less than ten years old, and wearing silk unmentionables.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 1997 Agatha Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 494 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1997)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 1455572403 / 9781455572403  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023197 $10.00
Ritt, Brian  
Paperback Confidential
132 profiles of the men and women - some famous, some obscure - who wrote the books that became the backbone of the pulp and paperback era from the 1930s to through the 1960s.  
Nonfiction, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Stark House - 2013 - ISBN: 1933586613 / 9781933586618  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024733 $19.95
Ross, Barbara  
Maine Clambake #1: Clammed Up
Julia Snowden returned to her Maine hometown to rescue her family's struggling clambake business, not to solve crimes. But that was before a catering job turned into a reception for murder. Includes recipes.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 375 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 0758286856 / 9780758286857  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024394 $7.99
Rowe, Rosemary  
Libertus #14: Dark Omens
At an important feast, the sacrifice is spoiled when an aged priest lets go of the sacrificial ram. When news arrives that the Emperor is dead, it seems that dark omens are being realized. The subsequent discovery of two mutilated corpses makes matters worse. Libertus attempts to solve the mysteries against a backdrop of superstitious fear and rioting.  
Novel, 232 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Severn House - 2013 - ISBN: 0727882996 / 9780727882998  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024307 $28.95
Sandford, John  
Virgil Flowers #06: Mad River
Virgil joins a growing army of cops trying to stop three teenagers whose crime spree is cutting a murderous swath through rural Minnesota.  
Novel, 419 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley - 2013 - ISBN: 042526131X / 9780425261316  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024053 $9.99
Sayers, Dorothy L.  
The Complete Stories
All her short mystery fiction.
    Contents
  • Introduction == James Sandoe
    Lord Peter Wimsey Stories
  • The Abominable History of the Man with Copper Fingers
  • The Entertaining Episode of the Article in Question
  • The Fascinating Problem of Uncle Meleager's Will
  • The Fantastic Horror of the Cat in the Bag
  • The Unprincipled Affair of the Practical Joker
  • The Undignified Melodrama of the Bone of Contention
  • The Vindictive Story of the Footsteps That Ran
  • The Bibulous Business of a Matter of Taste
  • The Learned Adventure of the Dragon's Head
  • The Piscatorial Farce of the Stolen Stomach
  • The Unsolved Puzzle of the Man with No Face
  • The Adventurous Exploit of the Cave of Ali Baba
  • The Image in the Mirror
  • The Incredible Elopement of Lord Peter Wimsey
  • The Queen's Square
  • The Necklace of Pearls
  • In the Teeth of the Evidence
  • Absolutely Everywhere
  • Striding Folly
  • The Haunted Policeman
  • Tallboys
    Montague Egg Stories
  • The Poisoned Dow '08
  • Sleuths on the Scent
  • Murder in the Morning
  • One Too Many
  • Murder at Pentecost
  • Maher-shalal-hashbaz
  • A Shot at Goal
  • Dirt Cheap
  • Bitter Almonds
  • False Weight
  • The Professor's Manuscript
    Other Stories
  • The Man Who Knew How
  • The Fountain Plays
  • The Milk-Bottles
  • Dilemma
  • An Arrow o'er the House
  • Scrawns
  • Nebuchadnezzar
  • The Inspiration of Mr. Budd
  • Blood Sacrifice
  • Suspicion
  • The Leopard Lady
  • The Cyprian Cat
  • Afterword == John Curran
 
Collection, 810 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Harper Bourbon Street - 2013 - ISBN: 0062275496 / 9780062275493  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024334 $19.99
Schweizer, Mark  
Liturgical Mystery #12: The Cantor Wore Crinolines
Signed by the author on the title page. Hayden Konig is a wannabe mystery writer, a church organist, and Chief of Police of a small town in North Carolina. Groundhog Day isn't usually a liturgical holiday, but when the new Anglo-Catholic priest decides that a Candlemas Evensong on February 2nd is in order, what can the choir do but comply? As 'St. Groundlemas' approaches, three dead bodies turn up, and the clues point to a trashy murder mystery being read by the Blue Hill Bookworms. Will the St. Germaine Police Department get everything wrapped up before the groundhog sees his shadow?  
Novel, 207 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
St. James Music Press - 2013 - ISBN: 0984484671 / 9780984484676  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024969 $12.95
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
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
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
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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