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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Daniel, John M.  
Hooperman
1972: Hooperman Johnson works as a bookstore cop, catching shoplifters in the act. It's a difficult job for a man with a stammer, but somebody's got to do it, because Maxwell's Books is getting ripped off big-time. And, more and more, it looks like the thief works for the store.  
Novel, 195 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Dark Oak - 2013 - ISBN: 1610090616 / 9781610090612  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026143 $14.95
Daniel, Tony / Drake, David  
Raj Whitehall #09: The Heretic
On a planet being kept at a flintlock level of technology by its controlling AI, uploaded versions of Raj and Center have arrived. Now they need a hero to break the Land's stasis and lead it back from the galactic dark ages. Abel Dashian, the son of a local military commander, is brilliant and courageous, and has just lost his mother to a simple infection. He is ready to dare anything to avenge her death and bring about change.  
Novel, 415 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Baen - 2014 - ISBN: 1476736375 / 9781476736372  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025989 $7.99
de Giovanni, Maurizio  
Ricciardi #4: The Day of the Dead
Naples, 1931: Commissario Ricciardi is investigating the death of a street urchin. His instincts tell him the boy was murdered, but his sixth sense is no help to him: the scene of the crime is silent. Has his gift finally faded? Or is something more sinister at work?  
Novel, 363 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Europa - 2014 - ISBN: 1609451872 / 9781609451875  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025901 $18.00
Dickens, Charles  
Hunted Down: The Detective Stories of Charles Dickens
A collection of his detective stories, plus excerpts from his novels in which the men of the law make their mark.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • Nemesis
  • The Drunkard's Death
  • The Automaton Police
  • The Modern Science of Thief-Taking
  • A Detective Police Party
  • Three 'Detective' Anecdotes
  • The Metropolitan Protectives
  • On Duty with Inspector Field
  • Down with the Tide
  • Inspector Bucket's Job
  • Hunted Down
  • Poor Mercantile Jack
  • The Edwin Drood Syndicate == M.R. James
 
Collection, 223 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1996)  
Peter Owen UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0720610001 / 9780720610000  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026597 $15.95
Doescher, Ian  
Star Wars Shakespeare #5: William Shakespeare's Star Wars: The Empire Striketh Back
Luke Skywalker and his friends have taken refuge on the ice planet of Hoth, where Darth Vader has hatched a plan to capture them. Only with the help of a little green Jedi Master and a swaggering rascal named Lando Calrissian can our heroes escape the Empire's wrath. And then will Lord Vader learn how sharper than a tauntaun's tooth is a Jedi child. Illustrated with black & white Elizabethan-style artwork.  
Humor, 170 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Quirk / LucasBooks - 2014 - ISBN: 1594747156 / 9781594747151  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025574 $14.95
Donachie, David (aka Ludlow, Jack)  
John Pearce #09: A Sea of Troubles
1794: In the wake of the Glorious 1st of June, John Pearce has an urgent commission from Lord Hood: he must track down Midshipman Toby Burns and placate Emily, who is now under his protection. Then, in a series of actions and shore raids, Pearce impresses Horatio Nelson with his bold and brave maneuvers.  
Novel, 350 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749013397 / 9780749013394  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024738 $16.95
Donachie, David (aka Ludlow, Jack)  
John Pearce #10: A Divided Command
Trouble follows John Pearce to the Mediterranean. He has to fight admirals, a duel, and even his beloved Emily Barclay. Meanwhile, back in London, his mortal enemy, Emily's husband Captain Ralph Barclay, is seeking a way to confound him.  
Novel, 319 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749014253 / 9780749014254  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026625 $29.95
Downing, David  
John Russell #6: Masaryk Station
1948: Berlin is still occupied by the four Allied powers and largely in ruins, entangled in the new Soviet/American Cold War. John Russell works for Stalin's NKVD and the newly created CIA, trying his best to cut himself loose from both before his double-agency is discovered. He and his Soviet liaison Shchepkin search for one piece of intelligence so damning it could silence the wrath of one nation and solicit the protection of the other.  
Novel, 330 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Soho Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 161695373X / 9781616953737  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025602 $15.95
Evanovich, Janet / Goldberg, Lee  
Kate O'Hare #1: The Heist
What's FBI agent Kate O'Hare to do, now that she's finally caught Nick Fox, the world's most wanted - and charming - con man? Partner up with him to stop a corrupt investment banker.  
Novel, 372 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Bantam - 2014 - ISBN: 034554305X / 9780345543059  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025695 $8.99
Fabbri, Robert  
Vespasian #1: Tribune of Rome
26 CE: Young Vespasian heads to Rome, planning to find a patron and join his brother in the army. With the city in turmoil, Vespasian is in over his head, making dangerous enemies and even more dangerous friends. When he finds himself ensnared in a conspiracy against the aging emperor Tiberius, he flees the city to become tribune on the Balkan frontier.  
Novel, 479 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC/Trade PB  
Corvus UK - 2011 - ISBN: 1848879113 / 9781848879119  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026614 $12.95
Fabbri, Robert  
Vespasian #2: Rome's Executioner
30 CE: Vespasian's patrons in Rome dispatch him to extract an old enemy from a fortress near the Danube before it falls to the legion besieging it. The mission is a key move in a deadly struggle for the right to rule the Roman Empire.  
Novel, 366 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC/Trade PB  
Corvus UK - 2012 - ISBN: 1848879148 / 9781848879140  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026615 $12.95
Flint, Eric  
Ring of Fire: 1632 - Leatherbound Signed Edition
Signed by the author. When the town of Grantville finds itself relocated from modern-day West Virginia to northern Germany in 1632, Mike Stearn and his friends (including the entire local chapter of the United Mine Workers) find themselves bringing American-style freedom and justice to the middle of the Thirty Years' War.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
Baen - 2014 - ISBN: 1476736413 / 9781476736419  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New026620 $36.00
Flint, Eric / Spoor, Ryk E.  
Boundary #3: Portal
Stuck on Europa, Madeline Fathom, Helen Sutter, A.J. Baker and the team must survive lethal radiation, vacuum, and ice hard as steel while they figure out how to make their ship fly again. And Europa has one more surprise waiting for them - which might be the deadliest trap in the solar system.  
Novel, 398 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Baen - 2014 - ISBN: 1476736421 / 9781476736426  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025991 $7.99
Gaiman, Neil (writer) / Bolton, John (artist) / Hampton, Scott (artist) / Vess, Charles (artist) / Johnson, Paul (artist)  
The Books of Magic
Full color. Collects all four issues of the original comic series. Timothy Hunter could be the most powerful magician in the world - but does he really want to be? A series of magicians, sent to help him decide whether or not to embrace his gift, guide him through the magical world.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1993)  
DC Vertigo - 2014 - ISBN: 1401246869 / 9781401246860  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026528 $16.99
Gaiman, Neil (writer) / Bachalo, Chris (artist) / Buckingham, Mark (artist) / Dringenberg, Mike (artist) / Doran, Colleen (artist) / Russell, P. Craig (artist) / Jones III, Malcolm (artist) / Pennington, Mark (artist) / McKean, Dave (artist) / Jones, Jeff  
Death: The High Cost of Living / The Time of Your Life
Not for kids. Full color. Reprints the solo adventures of Death of the Endless, including two miniseries, several other stories, and a fifty-page gallery of portraits by dozens of artists.  
Graphic Novel, 317 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus  
DC Vertigo - 2014 - ISBN: 1401247164 / 9781401247164  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025659 $19.99
Gannon, Charles E.  
Caine Riordan #1: Fire with Fire
2117: Intelligence analyst Caine Riordan is sent to a newly settled world to investigate whether a primitive native species was once sentient enough to have built a lost civilization. But with assassins and saboteurs dogging his every step, it's clear someone doesn't want his mission to succeed.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Nebula Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 625 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 Trade PB  
Baen - 2014 - ISBN: 1476736324 / 9781476736327  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025988 $7.99
George, Elizabeth  
Thomas Lynley #17: Believing the Lie
DI Thomas Lynley is mystified when he's sent undercover to investigate the death of Ian Cresswell at the request of the man's uncle, the wealthy and influential Bernard Fairclough. The death has been ruled an accidental drowning, and nothing on the surface indicates otherwise. Lynley enlists the help of his friends Simon and Deborah St. James; the trio's digging reveals that the Fairclough clan is awash in secrets, lies, and motives.  
Novel, 608 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Signet - 2014 - ISBN: 0451465490 / 9780451465498  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025380 $7.99
Gibson, Gregory  
The Old Turk's Load
1967: When a five million dollar shipment of heroin disappears, crime lord Angelo DiNoto isn't the only one willing to turn over every rock (and bust some heads, arms, legs, etc.) to locate it.  
Novel, 245 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Mysterious Press - 2014 - ISBN: 0802121144 / 9780802121141  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026334 $15.00
Gladstone, Max  
Craft #2: Two Serpents Rise
Caleb is dispatched to deal with the shadow demons plaguing the Dresediel Lex reservoir; he discovers that his father - last priest of the old gods and leader of the True Quechal terrorists - is wanted in connection with the attacks on the water supply.  
Novel, 347 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Tor - 2014 - ISBN: 0765333139 / 9780765333131  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025758 $15.99
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #076: Death Ship / The Black Dragon
Death Ship: With his alter ego compromised, The Shadow rises from the Pacific deep to confront Japanese agents and retrieve a top-secret US Navy vessel.

The Black Dragon: At the height of World War II, The Shadow and Myra Reldon combat the treacherous plots of a sinister secret society.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1939 / 1943)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771229 / 9781608771226  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026132 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #077: Temple of Crime / The Curse of Thoth
Plus Nick Carter radio script 'Murder in the Crypt, or, Nick Carter and the Jackal God' by Walter B. Gibson.

Temple of Crime: Gods of Ancient Egypt walk in step with vicious killers.

The Curse of Thoth: A violated tomb and a curse pit The Shadow against an ancient deity.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1941 / 1946)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771245 / 9781608771240  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026133 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #078: The Circle of Death / The Sledge-Hammer Crimes
Plus Whisperer story 'Fuel for Murder' by Alan Hathaway (writing as Clifford Goodrich).

The Circle of Death: The Shadow must uncover the strange secret behind a series of savage Times Square killings.

The Sledge-Hammer Crimes: A museum curator is murdered with an ancient Aztec stone hammer, triggering an inexplicable wave of crimes.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1936)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 160877127X / 9781608771271  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026134 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow #079: Crime Circus / Noose of Death
Crime Circus: The Shadow uncovers racketeers behind the glamour and gaiety of a circus.

Noose of Death: A mystery leads The Shadow from a Manhattan rodeo to a dude ranch.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1939)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771296 / 9781608771295  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026138 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #080: Shiwan Khan Returns / The Invincible Shiwan Khan
Shiwan Khan Returns: The master of oriental menace returns from the dead for a rematch with The Shadow.

The Invincible Shiwan Khan: The Shadow and Myra Reldon team up to battle the mesmeric menace.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1939 / 1940)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771326 / 9781608771325  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026139 $14.95
Gray, Alex  
Lorimer #01: Never Somewhere Else
After three young women are discovered strangled and mutilated in a Glasgow park, frustrated by a lack of progress in the investigation,DCI Lorimer enlists the services of Dr. Solomon Brightman, psychologist and criminal profiler. When a homeless man is brought in for questioning the investigation takes a bizarre turn.  
Novel, 308 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Sphere UK - 2009 - ISBN: 0751542911 / 9780751542912  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026136 $18.99


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