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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #19: Feet of Clay
Who's murdering harmless old men? Who's poisoning the Patrician? Sam Vimes and the City Watch search for answers. Maybe the golems know something - but the clay creatures, who work day and night and never cause trouble, have started to commit suicide. And there's a scheme afoot to resurrect the monarchy - and put Corporal Nobbs on the throne.  
Novel, 392 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1996)  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 0062275518 / 9780062275516  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026218 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #20: Hogfather
It's the night before Hogswatch. And it's too quiet. There's a notable lack of the big fat man who delivers the toys. Death's granddaughter Susan has to find him before morning, otherwise the sun won't rise. And her only helpers are a raven with an eyeball fixation, the Death of Rats, and the oh god of hangovers. Meanwhile, someone very tall and bony has decided to fill in for the missing Hogfather.  
Novel, 402 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1996)  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 006227628X / 9780062276285  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026219 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #21: Jingo
An island rises in the Circle Sea, leading to a dispute over its ownership. Then war is declared after someone tries to murder a Klatchian diplomat in Ankh-Morpork. When hot pursuit of a suspect brings Sam Vimes and the Watch to the desert of Klatch, they find themselves honored, albeit unwilling, guests of the fierce D'regs. Can Vimes bring his suspect to justice? And why is a most unlikely trio from Ankh-Morpork undercover in Klatch, looking for the army's high command?  
Novel, 455 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1997)  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 0062280201 / 9780062280206  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026454 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #22: The Last Continent
There's big trouble at Unseen University. A professor is missing - and the one person who can find him is currently stranded on the unfinished down-under continent of Fourecks. As the UU faculty tries to bring him back, inept wizard Rincewind is having troubles of his own, thanks to a pushy mystical kangaroo trickster named Scrappy and a mob of hooligans who are out to hang him.  
Novel, 392 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1998)  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 0062280198 / 9780062280190  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026455 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #23: Carpe Jugulum
In a fit of diplomatic thinking, King Verence has invited the Magpyrs, a vampire family, to Lance to celebrate his daughter's birth. And these thoroughly modern vampires plan to stay, with Verence as their puppet ruler. Now it's up to Lancre's witches to sort things out, with a bit of help from the Nac Mac Feegle and Omnian priest Mightily Oats.  
Novel, 409 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1998)  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 0062280147 / 9780062280145  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026456 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #24: The Fifth Elephant
When Lord Vetinari makes Sam Vimes head of Ankh-Morpork's delegation to the crowning of the Low King of the Dwarves, an apparently senseless crime in Ankh-Morpork provides clues to the disappearance of an important dwarf artifact in Uberwald. Sam will need all his skills as a copper to uncover a conspiracy.  
Novel, 455 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 0062280139 / 9780062280138  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026457 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #34: Raising Steam audiobook
When Lord Vetinari puts him in charge of Ankh-Morpork's new steam train, Moist von Lipwig must grapple with gallons of grease, goblins, a fat controller with a history of throwing employees down the stairs, and some very angry dwarfs to keep everything from going off the rails.  
Novel, Audio CD(s), Unabridged - 10 CDs, 12.5 hours, performed by Stephen Briggs  
Random House Audio - 2014 - ISBN: 0804164533 / 9780804164535  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025572 $40.00
Pratchett, Terry / Simpson, Jacqueline  
Discworld: The Folklore of Discworld
An irreverent and illuminating look at the myths and folklore that are reflected, celebrated, and affectionately libeled in the Discworld universe.  
Nonfiction, 518 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Anchor - 2014 - ISBN: 0804169039 / 9780804169035  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025618 $15.95
Price, Cate  
Deadly Notions #2: A Dollhouse to Die For
When local collector Harriet Kunes tries to strong-arm Daisy into selling a dollhouse, and an intruder breaks in and tries to steal it, Daisy comes to suspect that the miniature Victorian holds the key to an unsolved murder.  
Novel, 310 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425258807 / 9780425258804  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026374 $7.99
Priest, Cherie  
Clockwork Century: Clementine
A government transport dirigible with a top secret load of military essentials is being violently pursued. The Union Army suspects Captain Hainey, an escaped slave wanted for felonies on both sides of the Mason-Dixon line, and sends Confederate spy turned Pinkerton agent Maria Boyd in pursuit.  
Novel, 199 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Subterranean - 2011 - ISBN: 1596064951 / 9781596064959  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026392 $16.95
Raybourn, Deanna  
City of Jasmine
1920: Evie lost her husband when the Lusitania sank - at least, that's what she thought until someone sent her a recent photo of him. She heads for Damascus, where she finds him undercover at a dig; they set off across the desert in search of an ancient relic.  
Novel, 354 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
MIRA - 2014 - ISBN: 0778316211 / 9780778316213  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025454 $14.95
Reed, Mary / Mayer, Eric  
John the Lord Chamberlain #10: Ten for Dying
548 CE: As an Egyptian magician tries to raise Empress Theodora from the dead, demons vanish with one of the city's holiest relics. Before Felix, Captain of the Palace Guard, can begin to hunt for it, someone deposits a corpse at his house. It seems half the city wants to possess the relic, see Felix dead, or both. As he fights for survival, unsure who his enemies are, or even if they are human, the exiled John lends a hand from afar.  
Novel, 295 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2014 - ISBN: 146420229X / 9781464202292  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025432 $14.95
Rennison, Nick  
Carver's Quest
London, 1870: Amateur archaeologist Adam Carver and his loyal but obdurate retainer Quint find themselves pitched headlong into a mystery involving a lost text in ancient Greek that may reveal the treasure hoard of Philip II of Macedonia. They join forces with Adam's former Cambridge tutor and travel to Greece in search of the elusive text.  
Novel, 436 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Corvus UK - 2013 - ISBN: 1782390359 / 9781782390350  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026607 $12.95
Rickman, Phil  
Dr. John Dee #2: The Heresy of Dr. Dee
1560: Queen Elizabeth sends Robert Dudley and Dr. John Dee, astrologer royal and adviser on the Hidden, to Dee's family home on the Welsh Border in pursuit of a crystal credited with supernatural properties. They travel with a London judge sent to try a Welsh brigand with a legacy dating back to the Battle of Brynglas. After the battle, many of the English bodies were, according to legend, obscenely mutilated. Now, on the same haunted hill, another dead man has been found, similarly slashed.  
Novel, 446 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Corvus UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0857897705 / 9780857897701  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026602 $12.95
Riordan, Rick  
Heroes of Olympus #3: The Mark of Athena
Ages 10 and up. Plus bonus story 'The Staff of Serapis', an Annabeth Chase / Sadie Kane adventure. After banding together to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, the Greek and Roman demigods set sail for Greece to find the Doors of Death.  
Novel, 652 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Disney Hyperion - 2014 - ISBN: 1423142004 / 9781423142003  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026296 $9.99
Robb, J.D. (aka Roberts, Nora)  
Eve Dallas #37: Thankless in Death
Lt. Eve Dallas investigates the brutal slayings of a couple; the evidence points to their adult son. Now, with the money he's stolen and a long list of grievances, he's planning to make his mark on the world.  
Novel, 371 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Berkley - 2014 - ISBN: 051515413X / 9780515154139  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025362 $7.99
Robeson, Kenneth (Davis, Harold A. / Dent, Lester)  
Doc Savage #69: The Munitions Master / The King of Terror
The Munitions Master: With the world on the brink of war, its leaders order Doc Savage's arrest after he is framed for 'the burning death'.

The King of Terror: After narrowly escaping an assassination attempt, Doc Savage is abducted to the South Pacific, where a bizarre plot is being hatched.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1938 / 1943)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771210 / 9781608771219  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026130 $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth (Dent, Lester)  
Doc Savage #70: The All-White Elf / The Wee Ones
Plus Cap Fury comic strip 'Looking for Trouble' by Jon L. Blummer

The All-White Elf: The Elf's blinding light inflicts severe illness on Monk and Ham.

The Wee Ones: Reports set Doc on the trail of a strange miniaturized woman.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1941 / 1945)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771237 / 9781608771233  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026131 $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth (Bogart, William G. / Dent, Lester)  
Doc Savage #71: The Angry Ghost / The Disappearing Lady
The Angry Ghost: America's security is threatened by horrific destruction to the coastal defenses.

The Disappearing Lady: Doc Savage unravels a million-dollar blackmail and murder scheme.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1940 / 1946)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771288 / 9781608771288  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026140 $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth (Davis, Harold A. / Dent, Lester)  
Doc Savage #72: The Purple Dragon / Colors for Murder
Plus Doc Savage radio script 'Journey Into Oblivion' by Edward Gruskin.

The Purple Dragon: Graduates of Doc Savage's Crime College revert to their evil ways, leading the Man of Bronze into a deadly confrontation.

Colors for Murder: A murder attempt and a gorgeous damsel set Doc, Monk, and Ham on the trail of an evil mastermind.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1940 / 1946)  
Sanctum Books - 2013 - ISBN: 1608771318 / 9781608771318  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026141 $14.95
Robinson, Kim (editor) / Canavan, Gerry (editor)  
Green Planets: Ecology and Science Fiction
Contemporary visions of the future have been shaped by hopes and fears about the effects of human technology and global capitalism on the natural world. In an era of climate change, mass extinction, and oil shortage, such visions have become increasingly catastrophic, even apocalyptic. Exploring the close relationship between science fiction, ecology, and environmentalism, these essays consider how science fiction writers have been working through this crisis. Includes an extended interview with Kim Stanley Robinson and an annotated list for further exploration of ecological sf and related works of fiction, nonfiction, films, television, comics,animation, video games, music, and more.  
Nonfiction, 295 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Wesleyan - 2014 - ISBN: 0819574279 / 9780819574275  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026405 $27.95
Robinson, Peter  
Alan Banks #20: Watching the Dark
When a DI is murdered and compromising photos are found in his room, DCI Banks finds a link that takes him to Estonia to search for the truth about an English girl's disappearance there six years ago. Back in Eastvale, other clues lead DI Cabbot to a migrant labor scam involving corrupt bureaucrats and a loan shark.  
Novel, 354 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
William Morrow - 2014 - ISBN: 0062283979 / 9780062283979  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025243 $14.99
Robotham, Michael (editor)  
If I Tell You . . . I'll Have to Kill You
Top Australian crime writers share the secrets of their success, their best writing tips, and their favorite must-reads.
    Contents
  • You've Been Warned (introduction) == Michael Robotham
  • Keep the Bodies Coming == Shane Maloney
  • The Three C's == Marele Day
  • What Else Is There to Do? == Peter Corris
  • I Know It's Only Noir (But I Like It) == Lenny Bartulin
  • Keeping It Real == Liz Porter
  • I'm Writing a Crime Novel == Garry Disher
  • Ned Kelly Diary == Malla Nunn
  • Scenes from a Life == Kerry Greenwood
  • What's the Worst Thing That Can Happen? == Geoffrey McGeachin
  • Writing Gives Me Wings == Angela Savage
  • A Stripping Feminist Private Eye == Leigh Redhead
  • First Find Some Atmosphere == Barry Maitland
  • Beauty and Death == Tara Moss
  • Take a Little Time for the Country to Know You == Adrian Hyland
  • Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know == Leah Giarratano
  • The Secret Formula == Michael Robotham
  • The Art of Suspense == Katherine Howell
  • Gitmo Here I Come == Lindy Cameron
  • A Writing Life == Gabrielle Lloyd
  • The Facts, Ma'am, Nothing But the Facts == Lindsay Simpson
  • The Ned Kelly Awards == Peter Lawrance
  • Authors' Must-Reads
 
Nonfiction, 319 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Allen & Unwin AU - 2013 - ISBN: 1743313489 / 9781743313480  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026617 $16.95
Ross, Barbara  
Maine Clambake #2: Boiled Over
When the townspeople want to pin a murder on the clambake company's new employee, who has disappeared, Julia has to cook up a proper investigation to find the real killer. Includes recipes.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 310 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2014 - ISBN: 0758286872 / 9780758286871  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026388 $7.99
Ryan, Annelise  
Mattie Winston #5: Board Stiff
Wisconsin deputy coroner Mattie Winston investigates the death of a nursing home board member; rumor has it he was offing residents who cost him too much.  
Novel, 360 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2014 - ISBN: 0758272766 / 9780758272768  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025477 $7.99


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