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Newsletter 104
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Elkins, Aaron  
Gideon Oliver #17: Dying on the Vine
The Italian police believe it's murder-suicide, but skeleton detective Gideon Oliver comes to a different conclusion when he examines the remains of a Tuscan vineyard owner and his wife. When another of their relatives meets an unlikely end, it's clear the killer isn't finished.  
Novel, 296 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425255476 / 9780425255476  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024119 $7.99
Estep, Jennifer  
Elemental Assassin Prequel: The Spider
Gin Blanco works with her mentor Fletcher Lane, learning to use her elemental Stone and Ice powers as well as street smarts to become a fearsome killer.  
Novel, 381 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket - 2014 - ISBN: 1451689012 / 9781451689013  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024488 $7.99
Ferris, Gordon  
Danny McRae #2: The Unquiet Heart
PI Danny McRae is scraping by in ration-card London. Crime reporter Eve Copeland is looking for new angles to bolster her career. It's an alliance made in heaven - until Eve disappears, a contact dies violently, and an old adversary presents McRae with some unpalatable truths. McRae's search for his lover leads to a web of black marketeers, double agents, and assassins, and then to the shattered remains of Berlin.  
Novel, 279 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2008)  
Corvus UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0857895559 / 9780857895554  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024858 $12.95
Ferris, Gordon  
Douglas Brodie #3: Pilgrim Soul
Glasgow, 1947: The Jewish community turns to ex-cop Douglas Brodie to solve a series of burglaries the police don't care about. When the thief is found butchered in a house he was robbing, and then the homeowner is murdered, the case disintegrates into chaos.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2013 UK Crime Writers' Association Historical Dagger
 
Novel, 383 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Corvus UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0857897624 / 9780857897626  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025936 $12.95
Ferris, Monica (aka Pulver, Mary Monica)  
Needlecraft #16: And Then You Dye
Plus bonus short story 'The Naked Thread'. Hailey Brent supplies beautiful hand-dyed yarns for Betsy's needlework shop. When Hailey is found dead of a gunshot wound, Betsy is determined to find out who killed her. It turns out Hailey was a shady character. But can Betsy find the killer among a bevy of colorful suspects? Includes a counted cross-stitch pattern.  
Novel, 315 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425255263 / 9780425255261  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024125 $7.99
Flint, Shamini  
Inspector Singh #6: A Calamitous Chinese Killing
When the son of an official at the Singapore Embassy is bludgeoned to death in a Beijing alley, Chinese security says it was a robbery gone wrong. The young man's mother insists on having Inspector Singh investigate.  
Novel, 309 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
Piatkus UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749957794 / 9780749957797  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024861 $12.95
Fluke, Joanne  
Hannah Swensen #18: Red Velvet Cupcake Murder
Hannah's Red Velvet cupcakes are being served at the Grand Opening of the refurbished Albion Hotel, but the celebration comes to a screeching halt when a partygoer takes a dive off the building's rooftop garden. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 348 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Kensington - 2014 - ISBN: 0758280351 / 9780758280350  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025472 $7.99
Foglio, Phl & Kaja  
Girl Genius #12: Agatha Heterodyne and the Siege of Mechanicsburg
Ages 13 and up. Full color. Agatha and her friends try to save her town from the Wulfenbach Empire's vast armies.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Studio Foglio - 2013 - ISBN: 1890856576 / 9781890856571  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025953 $25.00
Frost, Kimberly  
Southern Witch #2: Barely Bewitched
Welcome to Duvall, Texas, where new witch Tammy Jo Trask has accidentally unleashed Armageddon; to rescue the town, she needs the help of hunky Bryn Lyons.  
Novel, 300 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2009 Trade PB  
Berkley Sensation - 2013 - ISBN: 0425267563 / 9780425267561  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024117 $7.99
Gaiman, Neil  
Neverwhere audiobook
When Richard Mayhew stops to help a girl he finds bleeding on a London sidewalk, his act of kindness propels him into a world he never dreamed existed. He must learn to survive in this city of shadows and darkness, monsters and saints, murderers and angels, if he is ever to return to the London that he knew.  
Novel, Audio CD(s), Unabridged - 10 CDs, 12.5 hours, author's preferred text performed by Neil Gaiman  
Harper Audio - 2013 - ISBN: 0062314319 / 9780062314314  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025139 $19.99
George, Elizabeth  
Becca King #1: The Edge of Nowhere
Ages 12 and up. Becca King is at risk from her ability to hear the thoughts of others. On the run from her stepfather, whose criminal activities she has discovered, she winds up on Whidbey Island. But can she trust the locals who befriend her?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2012 Agatha Award for Best Children's/Young Adult Novel
 
Novel, 440 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Penguin Speak - 2013 - ISBN: 014242675X / 9780142426753  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025491 $9.99
Gerritsen, Tess  
Rizzoli & Isles #04: Body Double
Plus bonus Rizzoli & Isles story 'John Doe'. Boston medical examiner Dr. Maura Isles is shocked to discover that a murdered woman who looks exactly like her is in fact a twin sister she didn't know about. The investigation leads Maura to the icy stranger who gave her life - and who might be planning to take it away.  
Novel, 479 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2004)  
Ballantine - 2014 - ISBN: 0345547713 / 9780345547712  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025682 $9.99
Gladstone, Max  
Craft #1: Three Parts Dead
A god has died, and it's up to Tara, a first-year associate at a necromantic firm, to bring Him back to life before His city falls apart.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature
 
Novel, 333 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Tor - 2013 - ISBN: 0765333112 / 9780765333117  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025080 $17.99
Goldman, Karen  
Jordan and the Dreadful Golem
Ages 9 and up. In an Israeli town, children can bend nature to their will. No one knows the source of their powers, except perhaps the town matriarch, who helps them control their talents using Kabbalah and other Jewish mystical teachings. Now an outsider wants to use the children's powers for sinister purposes; they must use their gifts to defeat an enemy with the power to erase the line between living and dead.  
Novel, 212 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Penlight - 2013 - ISBN: 0983868522 / 9780983868521  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New024826 $15.95
Goscinny, Rene / Uderzo, Alberto  
Where's Asterix?
Ages 9 and up. Full color. Can you find Asterix, Obelix, and their friends in these humorous action-packed scenes?  
Activity Book, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Orion UK - 2012 - ISBN: 1444005545 / 9781444005547  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024587 $9.99
Goscinny, Rene / Uderzo, Alberto  
Where's Dogmatix?
Ages 9 and up. Full color. Dogmatix and his friends are hiding in these humorous action-packed scenes - can you find them amidst the hustle and bustle?  
Activity Book, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Orion UK - 2013 - ISBN: 1444008439 / 9781444008432  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024588 $9.99
Grafton, Sue  
Kinsey and Me: Stories
Nine Kinsey Millhone stories (written between 1986 and 1993) plus thirteen stories based on Grafton's own life written in the decade after her mother died.
    Contents
  • Preface
    Kinsey
  • Introduction
  • Between the Sheets
  • Long Gone
  • The Parker Shotgun
  • Non Sung Smoke
  • Falling Off the Roof
  • A Poison That Leaves No Trace
  • Full Circle
  • A Little Missionary Work
  • The Lying Game
    Entr'acte
  • An Eye for an I: Justice, Morality, the Nature of the Hard-boiled Private Investigator, and All That Existential Stuff
    . . . and Me
  • Introduction
  • A Woman Capable of Anything
  • That's Not an Easy Way to Go
  • Lost People
  • Clue
  • Night Visit, Corridor A
  • April 24, 1960
  • The Closet
  • Maple Hill
  • A Portable Life
  • The Quarrel
  • Jessie
  • Death Review
  • A Letter from My Father
 
Collection, 277 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Berkley - 2013 - ISBN: 0425267792 / 9780425267790  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024113 $9.99
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #072: Intimidation, Inc. / Wizard of Crime
Plus story 'The House That Gaul Built' by Alfred Bester.

Intimidation, Inc.: A city is threatened by murderous extortionists.

Wizard of Crime: The Shadow and Margo Lane unmask the financial mastermind behind two criminal organizations.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1936 / 1943)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771113 / 9781608771110  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025060 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #073: The Seven Drops of Blood / Death from Nowhere
Plus Whisperer story 'The Band of Fear' by Alan Hathaway (writing as Clifford Goodrich).

The Seven Drops of Blood: The Dark Avenger follows a trail of murder to retrieve priceless rubies.

Death from Nowhere: The Shadow must uncover a strange secret to prove the innocence of a man accused of an impossible crime.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1936 / 1939)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771156 / 9781608771158  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025061 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #074: The Crystal Buddha / The Vindicator
Plus Red Dragon graphic story 'Twilight of the Gods' drawn by Edd Cartier.

The Crystal Buddha: The Shadow investigates how a dying man's bequest became a legacy of death.

The Vindicator: The Dark Avenger invades Vreekill Castle to unmask an enigmatic mastermind.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1938 / 1939)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771172 / 9781608771172  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025062 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore / Elliott, Bruce)  
Shadow #075: The Golden Master / Death's Bright Finger / Reign of Terror
The Golden Master: The Shadow confronts Shiwan Khan.

Death's Bright Finger: The Shadow battles The Light.

Reign of Terror: The Master Avenger and his agents seek to end a protection racket.  
Omnibus, 144 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1939 / 1942 / 1948)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771202 / 9781608771202  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025063 $14.95
Gregory, Susanna  
Thomas Chaloner #08: Death in St. James's Park
When growing mistrust of Charles II's court and officials leads to an explosion outside the General Letter Office, intelligencer Thomas Chaloner cannot understand why an incompetent is put in charge of the investigation. He becomes even more suspicious of the Lord Chamberlain's motives when he discovers that the witnesses are likely intercepting mail rather than delivering it.  
Novel, 454 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Sphere UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0751544337 / 9780751544336  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024848 $13.95
Gross, Dave  
Pathfinder Tales: King of Chaos
Novel based on the role-playing game.  
Novel, 425 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Paizo - 2013 - ISBN: 1601255586 / 9781601255587  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025021 $9.99
Hale, Ginn  
Rifter #3: His Sacred Bones
John now has a bounty on his head, and with the Payshmura forces gathering he must do all he can to save his loved ones. But even he may not be able to control the terrible forces hidden within his bones.  
Novel, 414 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Blind Eye - 2013 - ISBN: 1935560263 / 9781935560265  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024934 $14.95
Hambly, Barbara  
James Asher #5: The Kindred of Darkness
When their baby is kidnapped by the Master Vampire of London, James and Lydia must blindly follow the Master's instructions, avoid the humans serving the vampires, destroy the interloper trying to seize control of the London Nest, and find the key to the Nest's inner workings.  
Novel, 248 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Severn House - 2014 - ISBN: 0727883429 / 9780727883421  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025417 $28.95


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