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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Daly, Elizabeth  
Henry Gamadge #02: Deadly Nightshade
1940s: Detective Mitchell invites gentleman sleuth Henry Gamadge back to Maine to help investigate when three children are poisoned, with no motive linking the cases. And is the death of a state trooper at about the same time mere coincidence?  
Novel, 228 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1940)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2013 - ISBN: 1937384799 / 9781937384791  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022871 $14.95
Davis, Krista  
Paws & Claws #1: Murder, She Barked
The Sugar Maple Inn in Wagtail, Virginia, is a top vacation destination for pet owners who can't bear to leave their furry friends at home. When an inn employee dies in a suspicious accident, Holly Miller and her animals will have to nose out a murderer. Includes recipes for humans and for dogs.  
Novel, 284 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425262553 / 9780425262559  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024120 $7.99
Delany, Vicki (aka Gates, Eva)  
Klondike #4: Gold Web
1898: As international intrigue abounds and Corporal Richard Sterling of the NWMP searches for a murderer, Fiona's son Angus takes a job as a photographer's assistant, a new dancer almost causes a riot, and Fiona tells herself she is not at all bothered by the amount of attention Richard Sterling is paying to Miss Eleanor Jennings.  
Novel, 322 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dundurn - 2013 - ISBN: 1459707729 / 9781459707726  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025421 $17.99
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
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
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
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
Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia  
Bill Slider #16: Hard Going
During his week off, Slider is saved from the horrors of a shopping trip with his kids when a well-known local philanthropist is bashed in the head with a bronze statue. The investigation turns up scant evidence, but far too many suspects.  
Novel, 236 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Severn House - 2013 - ISBN: 0727883313 / 9780727883315  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024552 $28.95
Hart, Carolyn  
Cry in the Night
On a trip to Mexico City to restore a valuable Aztec manuscript to its rightful owners, museum curator Sheila Ramsey encounters treachery and murder.  
Novel, 242 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2013 - ISBN: 0425269906 / 9780425269909  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024126 $7.99
Hart, Ellen  
Jane Lawless #18: The Cruel Ever After
Jane's shock is nothing compared to her ex-husband's when he returns to Minneapolis, then wakes up next to the dead body of an art collector.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 23nd Annual Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Mystery
 
Novel, 320 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Bywater - 2013 - ISBN: 1612940447 / 9781612940441  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024925 $14.95
Haywood, B.B.  
Candy Holliday #5: Town in a Strawberry Swirl
A local berry farmer has been found dead near his strawberry fields. Lydia St. Graves was seen leaving the scene of the crime; she turns to Candy for help finding the real killer. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 300 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425252469 / 9780425252468  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025339 $7.99
Heywood, Joseph  
Lute Bapcat #1: Red Jacket
1913: Rough Rider Lute Bapcat has become one of the Michigan's first game wardens. When the mine workers strike, there is a sudden rash of decapitated, spoiled deer, poisoned trout streams and wells, and unusual deforestation. Are the mine owners trying to break the strike by depriving the workers of nature's bounty?  
Novel, 473 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Lyons - 2013 - ISBN: 0762788593 / 9780762788590  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025083 $16.95
Hollis, Lee  
Hayley Powell #04: Death of a Chocoholic
When plus-size chocolatier Bessie Winthrop is found dead in her kitchen, Hayley suspects that Bessie's heart attack might actually be a candy-coated murder. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 332 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2014 - ISBN: 0758294492 / 9780758294494  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025465 $7.99
Horvath, Polly  
Mr. and Mrs. Bunny - Detectives Extraordinaire!
Ages 8 and up. When Madeline arrives home from school on Vancouver Island, her hippie parents are missing. When she discovers she can understand animal languages, and that her parents have been kidnapped by foxes, she hires rabbit detectives to find them.  
Novel, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Yearling - 2014 - ISBN: 0375865306 / 9780375865305  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025672 $8.99
Housewright, David  
Holland Taylor #1: Penance
Signed by the author on the title page. When the drunk driver who killed Holland Taylor's wife and daughter is shot dead, Taylor is the obvious suspect. He didn't do it, but he means to find out who did.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 1996 Edgar Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 259 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1995)  
Forty Press - 2013 - ISBN: 1938473116 / 9781938473111  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025128 $16.95
Housewright, David  
Holland Taylor #2: Practice to Deceive
Signed by the author on the half-title page. St. Paul PI Holland Taylor's parents ask him to investigate when their retired neighbor's investments vanish. He uncovers a real estate scam with roots deep in city politics - and a vicious killer hired to protect the secret.  
Novel, 246 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1997)  
Forty Press - 2013 - ISBN: 1938473124 / 9781938473128  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025129 $16.95
Housewright, David  
Holland Taylor #3: Dearly Departed
Signed by the author on the title page. A woman has disappeared, leaving behind a tape saying that, if she's missing, it's because Raymond Fleck has killed her. Her lawyer hires St. Paul PI Holland Taylor to look for her. As he digs into her past, he learns that Fleck was not the only person who wanted her dead.  
Novel, 251 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
Forty Press - 2013 - ISBN: 1938473132 / 9781938473135  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025130 $16.95
Hyzy, Julie  
White House Chef #7: Home of the Braised
The president is in danger at a state dinner, unless Olivia can get to him before it's too late. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425262383 / 9780425262382  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025309 $7.99
Isenberg, Jane  
The Bones and the Book
In 1890, Aliza Rudinsk, a young Orthodox Jewish immigrant from the Ukraine, arrived in Seattle. In 1965, Aliza's bones turn up in Seattle's underground streets, along with a book written in Yiddish, which Rachel Mazursky offers to translate. Aliza's story compels Rachel to search for the identity of the young woman's murderer; she unearths disturbing secrets about her own past as well as Aliza's.  
Novel, 251 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Oconee Spirit - 2012 - ISBN: 0984010920 / 9780984010929  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025970 $14.95


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