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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
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
Donally, Claire  
Sunny & Shadow #3: Last Licks
When Ollie lands in a rehab center after breaking his leg, and his roommate Gardner dies unexpectedly, Ollie is convinced it wasn't natural causes, and assigns Sunny to find out who killed the old flirt. Sunny's cat Shadow is taking a peculiar interest in the center's cat Portia, who has an uncanny talent for cozying up to patients right before they die. Is Gardner's death linked to Portia's jinx, or was it his tomcatting around that finally got him fixed?  
Novel, 296 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425252558 / 9780425252550  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026373 $7.99
Doudera, Vicki  
Darby Farr #5: Deal Killer
Darby arrives in Manhattan to search for a dream property for a client, and for a much-anticipated visit with Miles, only to learn that Miles is a suspect in the murder of a Russian businessman. Darby and Miles set out to find the killer.  
Novel, 320 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2014 - ISBN: 0738734292 / 9780738734293  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025406 $14.99
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
Edwardson, Åke  
Erik Winter #07: Room No. 10
A woman is found hanged in a Gothenburg hotel room, leaving behind a puzzling note. As he works the case, Inspector Winter recalls that one of his first cases concerned a young woman who disappeared from the same hotel room. He becomes convinced that the missing woman was also murdered - possibly by the same killer.  
Novel, 447 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2014 - ISBN: 1451608535 / 9781451608533  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026048 $15.99
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
Fairstein, Linda  
Alexandra Cooper #15: Death Angel
A young woman has been found dead in a lake in a secluded part of Central Park; is she a psychopath's first victim, or a clue to other missing women from years past whose remains have never been found? Assistant District Attorney Alexandra Cooper and detective Mike Chapman follow a twisting trail of evidence to find the answer.  
Novel, 466 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Signet - 2014 - ISBN: 0451417283 / 9780451417282  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026367 $9.99
Fluke, Joanne  
Dead Giveaway
Ellen Wingate thought she'd hit the jackpot when an inheritance included a condo in the mountains outside Las Vegas. Now she and her neighbors, trapped by an avalanche, are being stalked by a ruthless killer.  
Novel, 324 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1990)  
Kensington - 2014 - ISBN: 0758289731 / 9780758289735  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026387 $7.99
Freeman, Brian  
Spilled Blood
In affluent Barron, a scientific research corporation enriches its residents, while downriver in blue-collar St. Croix, victims of that company's carcinogenic waste struggle to survive. The bad blood between the communities escalates into open warfare when the daughter of the corporation's president is found shot dead and a St. Croix girl is accused of the crime.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2013 Thriller Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 473 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Quercus - 2014 - ISBN: 1623651271 / 9781623651275  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025653 $14.99
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
Gerritsen, Tess  
Girl Missing (original title: Peggy Sue Got Murdered)
Revised edition. When medical examiner Kat Novak finds a mysterious drug in a corpse, the trail leads to the enigmatic president of Cygnus Pharmaceuticals.  
Novel, 352 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (revised from 1994 edition)  
Ballantine - 2014 - ISBN: 0345549627 / 9780345549624  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026562 $9.99
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
Golemon, David L.  
Event Group #08: Carpathian
When excavation at the ruins of Jericho unearths the petrified remains of a creature that could not exist, the Event Group gathers to discover the truth behind the Exodus in a whirlwind race to save the most valuable treasures and artifacts in history.  
Novel, 665 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's - 2014 - ISBN: 1250012996 / 9781250012999  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025858 $7.99
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
Graves, Sarah  
Home Repair Is Homicide #16: A Bat in the Belfry
When the body of local teenager Karen Hansen is found in the steeple of the Seaman's Church, and evidence seems to point to one of Sam's friends, Jake and her sleuthing partner Ellie get to work.  
Novel, 364 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Bantam - 2014 - ISBN: 0345535006 / 9780345535009  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025707 $7.99
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


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