Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 104
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author
One Came Home
Ages 10 and up. Wisconsin, 1871: Georgie is known for her uncanny aim with a rifle, and for speaking her mind. But after she blurts out something she shouldn't, her sister Agatha runs off. When the sheriff returns with an unidentifiable body wearing Agatha's dress, Georgie refuses to believe the facts before her. She will track every last clue and shred of evidence to bring Agatha home.
Awards: ♦ A 2014 Newbery Honor Book ♦ Winner of the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile
Novel, 253 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC
Ages 10 and up. Eleven years ago, young Mo washed ashore in tiny Tupelo Landing, North Carolina, after a hurricane. She found a home with the Colonel - a cafe owner with a forgotten past of his own - and cafe hostess Miss Lana. When the Colonel is implicated in the murder of a grumpy cafe regular, Mo and her best friend Dale jump in to investigate.
Awards: ♦ 2013 Newbery Honor Book ♦ Finalist for the 2013 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery
Recommended by Elizabeth
Novel, 312 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC
Puffin - 2014 - ISBN: 0142426059 / 9780142426050
Book Condition: New.
Irene Huss #5: The Golden Calf
DI Huss and her colleagues investigate when three men are found brutally executed in one of Goteborg's most fashionable neighborhoods, a world of expensive cars, fancy homes, and impressive castles in the air.
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC
Cross and his crew of urban mercenaries are buying up houses on a Chicago block where only a few holdouts against urban decay remain. Both the cops and the underworld are watching closely, but are they the only ones?
Ages 12 and up. When Jason's best friend disappears, the whole town starts searching for her, including Jason. But the insistent voices in Jason's schizophrenic head make it hard to know what is real and what is not. As the chase becomes more panicked, Jason's meds start wearing off, and he looks more and more guilty. But of what, exactly?
Novel, 229 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC
Detective Ellie MacIntosh's attention is divided between a sudden rash of apparently unrelated cop killings, and the discovery of an old, hidden grave on her grandfather's property.
Novel, 326 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition
Tor - 2014 - ISBN: 0765369621 / 9780765369628
Book Condition: New.
Downward Dog #1: Murder Strikes a Pose
Yoga instructor Kate Davidson strikes up a friendship with George, a homeless alcoholic, and his dog Bella. When she finds George dead, the police dismiss it as drug-related, but Kate knows otherwise. With the murderer on her trail, Kate must solve the case fast, or her next Corpse Pose will be for real.
Awards: ♦ Finalist for the 2014 Agatha Award for Best First Novel
Repairman Jack #16 / Adversary Cycle #6: Nightworld
The sun rises late. Then the holes appear, the first in Central Park, near the apartment where Repairman Jack and a man as old as time watch with growing dread. At sundown, the first unearthly, hungry creatures appear. Jack and Glaeken search the Secret History to gather a ragtag army for a last stand against the Otherness and a hideously transformed Rasalom.
Novel, 482 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC (author's definitive edition, substantially revised from the 1992 edition)