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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Jaffarian, Sue Ann  
Odelia Grey #08: Secondhand Stiff
A holiday visit from her fault-finding mother isn't Odelia's favorite thing. But Cousin Ina, who show up with bruises and without her cheating husband, clearly has it worse. When the husband turns up dead in a storage locker, Odelia investigates.  
Novel, 302 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738718882 / 9780738718880  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024808 $14.99
James, Miranda  
Cat in the Stacks #5: The Silence of the Library
A rare public appearance by the author of the beloved Veronica Thane girl detective series draws an unruly swarm of mystery buffs. It's rumored that she penned Veronica Thane stories that remain under wraps, and one rabid fan will stop at nothing - not even murder - to get hold of them.  
Novel, 296 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Later Printing  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425257282 / 9780425257289  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025338 $7.99
Jansson, Anna  
Maria Wern #11: Killer's Island
The tale of the White Sea-Lady - of a young bride who drowns on her wedding night, then returns as a ghost to lure men into the watery depths - resurfaces on the Swedish island of Gotland when a nurse is found murdered in a wedding dress. DI Maria Wern investigates.  
Novel, 364 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Stockholm Text - 2014 - ISBN: 9187173999 / 9789187173998  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025172 $14.95
Kellerman, Jonathan  
Alex Delaware #28: Guilt
Lieutenant Milo Sturgis and psychologist Alex Delaware investigate when the skeletons of two infants, wrapped in sixty-year-old newspapers, are found inside a crumbling Los Angeles greenhouse.  
Novel, 421 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Ballantine - 2014 - ISBN: 0345505743 / 9780345505743  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025680 $9.99
Killeen, Andrew  
Ismail & Abu Nuwas #1: The Father of Locks
9th-century Baghdad: Teenage thief and storyteller Ismail falls in with poet Abu Nuwas, a reluctant agent of the scheming Wazir. Assigned to investigate reports that the Devil is stalking the streets, they uncover forbidden cults, foreign spies, and a mysterious Brass Bottle. Then children start to disappear, giving credence to the rumors of evil spirits and human sacrifice, but the truth they uncover is more shocking still.  
Novel, 332 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dedalus - 2009 - ISBN: 1903517761 / 9781903517765  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024981 $15.99
Killeen, Andrew  
Ismail & Abu Nuwas #2: The Khalifah's Mirror
9th-century Baghdad: When the Khalifah grants Abu Nuwas - about to be executed for treason and murder - one final wish, he asks that his storyteller friend Ismail be allowed to tell the Khalifah how he came to be begging for his life. What follows is the story of the Father of Locks' bitter rivalry with a Roman assassin, gradually revealing a shocking betrayal.  
Novel, 308 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dedalus - 2012 - ISBN: 1903517974 / 9781903517970  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024982 $15.99
Kirk, David  
Samurai #1: Child of Vengeance
16th-century Japan: Bennosuke worships his samurai father, but has been raised by his uncle, a Buddhist monk who urges the boy to forgo the violence of the samurai and embrace the contemplative life. When his father returns, gravely injured, Bennosuke is forced to confront truths about his family's history and his own place in it. These revelations soon guide him down the samurai's path, awash with blood, bravery, and vengeance.  
Novel, 322 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Anchor - 2013 - ISBN: 0345803000 / 9780345803009  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024624 $17.00
Kramer, Julie  
Riley Spartz #5: Shunning Sarah
Signed by the author on the title page. When a murder victim is identified as a young Amish women, the police find it difficult to investigate. No one in the community is talking, and her family won't allow their daughter's picture to be used by the media. But investigative reporter Riley Spartz finds a clue the cops missed, and uncovers a web of fraud and deception in the community, driven by motives as old as the Bible: sex and money.  
Novel, 387 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Pocket - 2014 - ISBN: 1451664648 / 9781451664645  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024502 $7.99
Kramer, Julie  
Riley Spartz #6: Delivering Death
Signed by the author on the title page. When she receives a package of smelly human teeth in the mail at the TV station, investigative journalist Riley Spartz becomes embroiled one in of Minneapolis' odder homicide cases. The police are keeping certain details quiet, but it seems that the killer wants the crime publicized. The trail leads to an identity theft ring linking low-life crooks to white-collar opportunists.  
Novel, 287 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Atria - 2014 - ISBN: 1451664664 / 9781451664669  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024459 $24.99
Kurland, Michael  
Professor Moriarty #5: Who Thinks Evil
London, 1892: When the queen's grandson disappears from a brothel where a prostitute has been murdered, Sherlock Holmes is unavailable, so the royal family turns to Dr. James Moriarty to find the missing prince and clear him of the murder. The killer plans to frame Moriarty for the crimes.  
Novel, 286 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2014 - ISBN: 0312365454 / 9780312365455  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025776 $25.99
Landorff, Max  
Tretjak
Tretjak fixes problems for rich clients, with no scruples. When someone begins committing horrific murders, leaving clues behind that all point to Tretjak, it slowly dawns on him - and the Munich police - that these murders are all linked with his past.  
Novel, 327 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st UK Edition  
Haus - 2013 - ISBN: 1908323248 / 9781908323248  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022842 $15.00
Laurie, Victoria  
Ghost Hunter #08: The Ghoul Next Door
Back home in Boston, psychic medium M.J. Holliday and her crew of ghost busters have to deal with a case of possession by a sinister spirit.  
Novel, 322 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2014 - ISBN: 045124060X / 9780451240606  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025323 $7.99
Lawrence, Caroline  
P.K. Pinkerton #2: P.K. Pinkerton and the Petrified Man
Ages 8 and up. 1862: Martha, a former slave, turns to twelve-year-old P.K. Pinkerton for help after her employer, Virginia City saloon gal Sally Sampson, is murdered. When Martha disappears, P.K. turns to Poker Face Jace for help tracking down the killer.

Awards:
♦  Nominated for the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile
 
Novel, 309 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Puffin - 2014 - ISBN: 0147510333 / 9780147510334  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025492 $7.99
Levine, Laura  
Jaine Austen #04: Shoes to Die For
When freelance writer Jaine Austen arrives at a boutique to pitch her ideas for their magazine ads, she finds one of the clerks dead, stabbed with a stiletto heel. Now all Jaine has to do is figure out who hated the woman the most.  
Novel, 256 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2005)  
Kensington - 2014 - ISBN: 1617730505 / 9781617730504  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025467 $7.99
Levine, Laura  
Jaine Austen #06: Death by Pantyhose
With her bank account hitting new lows, freelance writer Jaine Austen has agreed to write jokes for a stand-up comic. When a heckler is murdered, and the comic is found standing over the body, the police figures they've got the killer; Jaine sets out to find the real culprit.  
Novel, 304 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007)  
Kensington - 2013 - ISBN: 1617730513 / 9781617730511  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024409 $7.99
Logan, Kylie (aka Daniels, Casey)  
Literary Ladies #2: A Tale of Two Biddies
When the town's Bastille Day celebration is cut short by murder, solving the mystery will be a far, far better thing than the Literary Ladies have done before. They'll just have to make sure to keep their heads while they try to stop a killer's reign of terror.  
Novel, 276 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425257762 / 9780425257760  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025344 $7.99
Logue, Mary  
Claire Watkins #9: Lake of Tears
A young woman's bones are found in the ashes of the Burning Boat, a replica of a Norwegian longboat burned at the autumnal equinox on the shores of Lake Pepin. To get to the heart of the mystery surrounding the death, Claire must understand what happened in an attack in the mountains of Afghanistan, which left one man dead, one man wounded, and one man disturbed.  
Novel, 207 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Tyrus - 2014 - ISBN: 1440571511 / 9781440571510  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025396 $16.99
Low, Robert  
Kingdom #2: The Lion at Bay
William Wallace has returned to Scottish soil to face his fate, but Robert the Bruce now stands between him and the crown. Warring factions, intrigue, and battles threaten at every turn, as both men face uncertain futures.  
Novel, 419 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Harper Collins UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0007486049 / 9780007486045  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022853 $17.99
McAlpine, Gordon  
Edgar & Allan Poe #1: The Tell-tale Start
Ages 8 and up. When their black cat is kidnapped, twelve-year-old twins Edgar and Allan, the great-great-great-great-grandnephews of Edgar Allan Poe, convince their guardians that it's time for a road trip; mayhem and mystery ensue. Is Edgar Allan Poe reaching out to them from the Great Beyond? And why has a mad scientist been spying on the family?  
Novel, 178 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Puffin - 2013 - ISBN: 0142423467 / 9780142423462  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025067 $6.99
McDermott, Andy  
Adam Gray #1: The Shadow Protocol (UK title: The Persona Protocol)
Part of an elite team spearheaded by a brilliant neuroscientist, Adam Gray is armed with a device that copies the brain patterns of terrorists and operatives he meets. For twenty-four hours he can recall their memories and know their plans. Now Gray and his team are racing to prevent the release a radioactive isotope that could kill millions.  
Novel, 513 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Dell - 2014 - ISBN: 0345537068 / 9780345537065  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025689 $9.99
McGilloway, Brian  
Benedict Devlin #5: The Nameless Dead
Digging for an informer's body from decades ago, the Commission for Location of Victims' Remains uncovers the skeleton of a murdered baby. Evidence revealed by the commission's activities cannot lead to prosecution, but Garda Inspector Devlin hates to leave a murderer unpunished. When more deaths follow, Devlin follows his conscience.  
Novel, 380 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Pan UK - 2012 - ISBN: 0330460862 / 9780330460866  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024856 $12.95
McLaughlin, Staci  
Blossom Valley #3: Green Living Can Be Deadly
Dana hopes the Green Living Festival will inspire locals to reduce their carbon footprints. When a green energy guru is murdered, Dana needs to stop a killer from turning her big event into a disaster.  
Novel, 366 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2014 - ISBN: 0758275021 / 9780758275028  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025470 $7.99
Mosley, Walter  
Easy Rawlins #12: Little Green
1967: Easy cruises the hippified streets of the Sunset Strip in search of a missing young black man - and maybe his own rebirth.  
Novel, 291 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2014 - ISBN: 0307949788 / 9780307949783  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025634 $14.95
Myers, Beverle Graves  
Tito Amato #6: Whispers of Vivaldi
Venice, 1745: Misfortune has left Tito's voice a husky croak. Fortunately, he can reinvent himself, staging operas at his beloved Teatro San Marco. Unfortunately, that leads to him being accused of murdering Maestro Torani in order to take his place as principal director. Tito's life and the future of the Teatro San Marco now depend on his skills as a sleuth.  
Novel, 288 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2014 - ISBN: 1464202109 / 9781464202100  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025424 $14.95
Nesbø, Jo  
Harry Hole #02: Cockroaches
When the Norwegian ambassador to Thailand is found dead in a Bangkok brothel, Inspector Harry Hole is dispatched from Oslo to help hush things up. Once he arrives, he discovers the case is about much more than one murder.  
Novel, 368 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2014 - ISBN: 0345807154 / 9780345807151  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025649 $15.95


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