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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Mystery Scene #132
Articles about Alexander McCall Smith, courtroom thrillers, Breaking Bad, Aimee & David Thurlo, more.  
Magazine, 68 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2013 - ISBN: mystscene132  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025166 $7.50
 
Mystery Scene #133
Articles about Laura Lippman, film noir, Chris Pavone, Death & the Maiden: A Genre's Woman Problem, more.  
Magazine, 68 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2014 - ISBN: mystscene133  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026632 $7.50
Aitcheson, James  
Tancred #1: Sworn Sword
1069: On a march into Northumbria, the Normans are ambushed at Durham. Determined to exact vengeance for his lord's death, ambitious knight Tancred uncovers a plot that harks back to the Battle of Hastings.  
Novel, 379 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Sourcebooks Landmark - 2014 - ISBN: 1402287674 / 9781402287671  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025397 $14.99
Atherton, Nancy  
Aunt Dimity #18: Aunt Dimity and the Lost Prince
With Aunt Dimity's otherworldly guidance, Lori's search for the true owner of a finely wrought silver sleigh figurine leads her to a tangled web of secrets stretching back to the blood-drenched soil of the Russian Revolution.  
Novel, 247 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Penguin - 2014 - ISBN: 0143125036 / 9780143125037  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025923 $14.00
Beaton, M.C.  
Hamish Macbeth #29: Death of Yesterday
Sergeant Hamish Macbeth has a crime to investigate, but the only known witness is dead.  
Novel, 274 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Grand Central - 2014 - ISBN: 1455504750 / 9781455504756  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025295 $8.00
Blake, Heather (aka Webber, Heather)  
Wishcraft #4: The Goodbye Witch
Starla's murderous ex Kyle is back in Enchanted Village - but only Starla can see him. The police can't arrest someone they can't see - can Darcy figure out Kyle's disappearing trick before he does something they can't see coming?  
Novel, 299 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2014 - ISBN: 0451465873 / 9780451465870  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026377 $7.99
Box, C.J.  
Joe Pickett #13: Breaking Point
Two EPA employees have been murdered, and all signs point to local businessman Lyle Pendergast as the killer. It looks like Lyle's problems with the EPA just piled up until he snapped, but the more Joe Pickett looks into it, the more he begins to wonder.  
Novel, 428 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Berkley - 2014 - ISBN: 0425264602 / 9780425264607  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025364 $9.99
Burke, James Lee  
Robicheaux #03: Black Cherry Blues
Evil crept into Dave Robicheaux's bayou world one night and destroyed the woman he loved. Now it's threatening the life of his child. Framed for murder, the Cajun ex-cop is traveling to Montana to clear his name, help a friend, and save what remains of his family.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 1990 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 400 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1989)  
Harper - 2012 - ISBN: 0062206745 / 9780062206749  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026214 $9.99
Calkins, Susanna  
Lucy Campion #1: A Murder at Rosamund's Gate
Signed by the author on the title page. 17th century England: Chambermaid Lucy Campion's life is an endless round of household chores, until a fellow servant is killed and Lucy's brother is wrongly arrested for the crime. Her quest to save her brother by identifying the true murderer takes Lucy into raucous printing shops, secretive Romani camps, the foul streets of London, and even the bowels of Newgate Prison.  
Novel, 340 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2014 - ISBN: 1250036992 / 9781250036995  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025800 $15.99
Child, Lee  
Jack Reacher #17: Never Go Back
Returning to Virginia, Reacher finds himself drafted back into the Army, facing a case that digs deep into his past. Plus bonus Reacher story 'High Heat'.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Thriller Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 512 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Dell - 2014 - ISBN: 0440246326 / 9780440246329  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026561 $9.99
Connelly, Michael  
Harry Bosch #07: A Darkness More Than Night
Asked by the Los Angeles police department to help investigate a baffling series of murders, retired FBI agent Terry McCaleb develops a profile of the killer that seems to fit someone he has worked with in the past: homicide detective Harry Bosch.  
Novel, 439 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2001)  
Grand Central - 2014 - ISBN: 1455550671 / 9781455550678  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025303 $10.00
Cornell, Paul  
Shadow Police #1: London Falling
During an investigation, police officers Quill, Costain, Sefton, and Ross come into contact with an artifact that gives them the Sight. Armed with police instincts and procedures, they take on the otherworldly creatures secretly prowling London.  
Novel, 417 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Tor - 2014 - ISBN: 0765368102 / 9780765368102  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025840 $7.99
Corris, Peter  
Cliff Hardy #39: The Dunbar Case
PI Cliff Hardy's latest case has him looking for the connection between a famous 19th century shipwreck and a multi-million dollar heist.  
Novel, 247 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
Allen & Unwin AU - 2013 - ISBN: 1743317514 / 9781743317518  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026601 $14.95
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
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
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
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
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


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