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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
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
Gray, Alex  
Lorimer #02: A Small Weeping
When the body of a prostitute is found, her hands placed as if in prayer, psychologist Solomon Brightman is called to assist DCI Lorimer in the murder hunt. When a nurse's corpse is found, carefully arranged, and then a third body turns up, it seems increasingly clear that they have a serial killer on their hands.  
Novel, 334 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2004)  
Allison & Busby UK - 2009 - ISBN: 0749083883 / 9780749083885  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026114 $16.95
Gray, Alex  
Lorimer #03: Shadows of Sounds
When the leader of the Glasgow Orchestra is murdered in his dressing room, DCI Lorimer and psychologist Solomon Brightman investigate, uncovering a tangle of relationships between orchestra members. But did the dead man's dalliances really incite murder?  
Novel, 317 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2005)  
Allison & Busby UK - 2009 - ISBN: 0749082380 / 9780749082383  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026137 $16.95
Grecian, Alex  
Murder Squad #2: The Black Country
When members of a prominent family disappear from a coal-mining village in the British Midlands, the local constable sends for help from Scotland Yard's new Murder Squad. Inspector Walter Day, Sergeant Nevil Hammersmith, and forensics pioneer Dr. Bernard Kingsley respond. But the villagers have intertwined histories, everyone has a secret, and superstition abounds. The more the three investigate, the more they realize they may never be allowed to leave.  
Novel, 383 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Berkley - 2014 - ISBN: 0425267733 / 9780425267738  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026347 $16.00
Greenwood, Kerry  
Phryne Fisher #20: Murder and Mendelssohn
When an orchestra conductor is found dead, DI Jack Robinson needs Phryne's assistance. The man was murdered in a most flamboyant manner by a killer with a point to prove, but how many killers is Phryne really stalking?  
Novel, 327 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2014 - ISBN: 1464202486 / 9781464202483  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026424 $14.95
Greenwood, Kerry  
Phryne Fisher #20: Murder and Mendelssohn
When an orchestra conductor is found dead, DI Jack Robinson needs Phryne's assistance. The man was murdered in a most flamboyant manner by a killer with a point to prove, but how many killers is Phryne really stalking?  
Novel, 327 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Poisoned Pen - 2014 - ISBN: 146420246X / 9781464202469  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026425 $24.95
Griffiths, Elly  
Galloway & Nelson #5: A Dying Fall
After a colleague is murdered, forensic archeologist Ruth Galloway is invited to Lancashire to examine the bones he found. But the campus is living in fear of a right-wing group, and the bones have vanished. Who is willing to kill to keep the bones a secret? DCI Nelson is drawn into the investigation.  
Novel, 390 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Mariner - 2014 - ISBN: 0544227808 / 9780544227804  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025414 $14.95
Harlow, Jennifer  
Midnight Magic #2: Werewolf Sings the Blues
Abducted from a singing gig, Vivian discovers that her werewolf rescuer Jason was sent by the father who abandoned her as a baby. Now they're driving cross-country, on the run from the rival pack that has targeted her.  
Novel, 350 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2014 - ISBN: 0738736120 / 9780738736129  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025405 $14.99
Harris, C.S.  
Sebastian St. Cyr #08: What Darkness Brings
1812: When his ex-lover Kat's husband is accused of murdering a diamond merchant, aristocrat Sebastian St. Cyr and his wife Hero are drawn into the investigation. Sebastian finds his marriage tested by the shadows of his first love, especially when he begins to suspect that Kat is keeping secrets.  
Novel, 348 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Obsidian - 2014 - ISBN: 0451418182 / 9780451418180  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025384 $7.99
Harris, Charlaine  
Southern Vampire #13: Dead Ever After
Eric and his vampires are keeping their distance, and a cold silence. When Sookie learns the reason why, she's devastated. Then a shocking murder rocks Bon Temps, and Sookie is arrested for the crime. The evidence against her is weak, and she makes bail. Investigating the killing, she'll learn that what passes for truth in Bon Temps is only a convenient lie. What passes for justice is more spilled blood. And what passes for love is never enough.  
Novel, 316 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Ace - 2014 - ISBN: 0425256391 / 9780425256398  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025496 $7.99
Hart, Erin  
Gavin & Maguire #4: The Book of Killowen
Archaeologist Cormac Maguire and pathologist Nora Gavin are back in the bogs, investigating a 9th-century body found buried in the trunk of a car. Pinned beneath it is the body of a philosopher who disappeared months ago. Both men were viciously murdered, but centuries apart, so how did they end up buried together? Lodging at a nearby artists' colony, they become entangled in intrigue surrounding the philosopher's death while surrounded by suspects in his murder.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 26th Annual Minnesota Book Award for Genre Fiction
 
Novel, 329 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Scribner - 2014 - ISBN: 1451634854 / 9781451634853  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026047 $16.00
Herron, Mick  
Slough House #1: Slow Horses
A young man is abducted, and his kidnappers threaten to broadcast his beheading live on the Internet. Is the victim who he first appears to be? How are the kidnappers connected with a disgraced journalist? The disgraced MI5 agents of London's Slough House look for answers.  
Novel, 329 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Soho Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1616954167 / 9781616954161  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025605 $9.99
Herron, Mick  
Slough House #2: Dead Lions
When a Cold War-era spy is found dead on a bus outside Oxford, far from his usual haunts, the irascible Jackson Lamb is convinced the man was murdered. As the disgraced MI5 agents of Slough House dig into the case, they uncover a tangle of Cold War secrets leading back to Alexander Popov, who is either a Soviet bogeyman, or the most dangerous man in the world.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2013 UK Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger (Best Novel)

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 347 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Soho Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1616953675 / 9781616953676  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025604 $16.95
Hunter, Stephen  
Bob Lee Swagger #09: Sniper's Honor
Signed by the author on the title page. Swagger uncovers why World War II's greatest sniper was erased from history - and why her disappearance still matters today.  
Novel, 414 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Simon & Schuster - 2014 - ISBN: 1451640218 / 9781451640212  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026040 $27.99
Iles, Greg  
Penn Cage #4: Natchez Burning
Publisher's signed edition with custom signature page tipped in; 'Signed First Edition' sticker on front of jacket. Dr. Tom Cage is accused of murdering Viola Turner, a black nurse he worked with in the early 1960s. Every effort to defend his father unearths secrets from the past, leading Penn to a conspiracy involving a vicious KKK crew headed by one of Mississippi's wealthiest and most powerful men, and to a truth that will forever alter his perception of both his father and himself.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2014 UK Crime Writers' Association Steel Dagger (Best Thriller)
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Thriller Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 788 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2014 - ISBN: 0062311077 / 9780062311078  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026469 $27.99
Jance, J.A.  
J.P. Beaumont #21: Second Watch
Plus bonus novella 'Ring in the Dead', featuring Beaumont as a rookie. After having surgery, a series of dreams takes Beau back to his early days as a Seattle cop, and then to his days in Vietnam. Are they drug-induced hallucinations? He isn't so sure. And when tugging on those threads from long ago leads to present-day murders, his suspicions are confirmed.  
Novel, 452 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 006213468X / 9780062134684  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026458 $9.99
Joel, Maggie  
The Past and Other Lies
Nothing poisons the present like lies from the past. Charlotte and Jennifer have a history of amusing misunderstandings about attempted suicide. Their granny Bertha is wrapped in memories of 1920s London, when she and her sister brought new meaning to betrayal. And Bertha's daughter Deirdre is shaped by the night a Nazi bomb destroyed the entire street, and uncovered one of those poisonous lies.  
Novel, 395 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Felony & Mayhem - 2013 - ISBN: 1937384756 / 9781937384753  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New022867 $14.95
Johnson, Craig  
Walt Longmire #09: A Serpent's Tooth
Signed by the author on the title page. Cord Lynear, a Mormon 'lost boy', is back in Absaroka County to search for his missing mother, but clues are scarce. Sheriff Longmire, Deputy Victoria Moretti, and Henry Standing Bear embark on a high plains scavenger hunt in hopes of reuniting mother and son. The trail leads them to an interstate polygamy group with a stockpile of weapons.  
Novel, 335 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Penguin - 2014 - ISBN: 014312546X / 9780143125464  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026338 $15.00
Jungstedt, Mari  
Anders Knutas #5: The Dead of Summer
With Anders Knutas on vacation, assistant commissioner Karin Jacobsson must lead the investigation into the murder of a young father on a Gotland beach.  
Novel, 327 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Stockholm Text - 2013 - ISBN: 9187173980 / 9789187173981  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025173 $14.95
Karlen, Neal  
Augie's Secrets: The Minneapolis Mob and the King of the Hennepin Strip
Karlen, Augie Ratner's great-nephew, reveals the seamy underside of Minneapolis in the 1940s and 1950s. Jewish mobsters controlled the liquor trade, invented the point spread in sports betting, and ran national sports gambling operations. Even after Mayor Hubert H. Humphrey supposedly cleaned up the town, organized crime quietly flourished. And Augie was at the center, observing it all.  
Nonfiction, 210 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Minnesota Historical Society - 2014 - ISBN: 0873519329 / 9780873519328  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026408 $16.95
Kerr, Philip  
Bernie Gunther #09: A Man Without Breath
1943: When word reaches Berlin of the Katyn Forest massacre of Polish army officers, Bernie is dispatched to gather proof of Russian complicity in the war crime. But in Smolensk, the truth is as much a victim of war as those dead Polish officers.  
Novel, 465 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Penguin - 2014 - ISBN: 0143125133 / 9780143125136  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025921 $16.00


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