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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 105
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Story, Jack Trevor  
The Trouble with Harry
In a small English town, the body of a middle-aged man has been found in the woods, and three different people think they may be responsible for his death. Free-thinking artist Sam Marlowe becomes a good-natured sleuth, helping the townspeople to bury, dig up, and rebury the corpse in an effort to evade the authorities and discover the truth about Harry.  
Novel, 205 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1949)  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749014628 / 9780749014629  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026624 $16.95
Swanson, Denise  
Dime Store #3: Dead Between the Lines
To keep the store in the black, Dev hosts local clubs, including a book club. Which leads to Dev doing some sleuthing when a visiting poet turns up dead outside the store.  
Novel, 251 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2014 - ISBN: 0451418883 / 9780451418883  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025382 $7.99
Templeton, Aline  
Marjory Fleming #7: Evil for Evil
A skeleton found shackled to the rock in a sea-cave near an isolated Scottish village looks like the relic of some long-ago conflict between rival smuggling gangs - except for the modern watch clasped around the wrist. DI Marjory Fleming investigates.  
Novel, 477 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749014709 / 9780749014704  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026623 $16.95
Thoft, Ingrid  
Fina Ludlow #1: Loyalty
In a family of high-powered lawyers, Fina is a law school dropout who works as the family firm's PI. When her sister-in-law disappears, she is caught up in a case unlike any she's worked before.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Shamus Award for Best First P.I. Novel
 
Novel, 474 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Berkley - 2014 - ISBN: 0425268527 / 9780425268520  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025365 $9.99
Thompson, Victoria  
Gaslight #15: Murder in Chelsea
A woman has inquired after Catherine, the abandoned child Sarah has taken as her daughter, claiming she was Catherine's nursemaid and is acting on behalf of the girl's mother to reunite them. But when Sergeant Frank Malloy tries to verify the woman's identity, he finds she has been murdered.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel
 
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425260453 / 9780425260456  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026368 $7.99
Tope, Rebecca  
Lake District #1: The Windermere Witness
Mark Baxter, a young man from a wealthy family, has been murdered at his sister's wedding. Florist Simmy Brown was one of the last people to talk with him, and becomes further entangled in the case when she witnesses another killing.  
Novel, 414 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749012692 / 9780749012694  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024735 $16.95
Vachss, Andrew  
Dell & Dolly #1: Aftershock
When the star pitcher of the girls' softball team guns down the most popular boy in school, shockwaves reverberate through their small coastal town. Recent arrivals Dell and Dolly - formerly a mercenary and a war-zone nurse - are determined to get to the truth of the incident, and to whatever town secret the shooter is guarding.  
Novel, 354 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2014 - ISBN: 0307950883 / 9780307950888  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025642 $15.95
Viets, Elaine  
Dead-End Job #12: Board Stiff
One of Sunny Jim's customers was killed in a paddle boarding mishap, and he's sure it was no accident. Helen and Phil are going to have to work fast to catch the killer before he pulls another victim under.  
Novel, 282 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Obsidian - 2014 - ISBN: 0451419103 / 9780451419101  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026378 $7.99
Walker, Martin  
Bruno #05: The Devil's Cave
It's spring in the French town of St. Denis, and a dead woman has been found floating in a boat on the river. Evidence suggests the occult may be involved. As questions mount, Bruno and his colleagues draw closer to a showdown in the place the locals call the Devil's Cave.  
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Vintage - 2014 - ISBN: 0345804791 / 9780345804792  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025652 $15.95
Wenger, Christine  
Comfort Food #2: A Second Helping of Murder
When a cottage resident turns up dead, Trixie suspects the crime might be connected to an unsolved disappearance in the picturesque town's past. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 297 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2014 - ISBN: 0451415094 / 9780451415097  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025518 $7.99
Westlake, Donald E.  
The Comedy Is Finished
1977: America is finally getting over the nightmares of Watergate and Vietnam. But not everyone is ready to let go. When radicals kidnap a popular comedian, threatening to kill him unless some of their cohorts are released from prison, the FBI jumps on the case - with bloody consequences.  
Novel, 349 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Hard Case Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1781167818 / 9781781167816  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025698 $7.99
Wilcox, John  
Starshine
1914: British forces are trying to hold off the Germans in France. Jim Hickman and Bertie Murphy are plunged into this nightmare. Jim receives honor after honor, while Bertie sinks into depression. Back home, the girl they both love will have to choose between them - if they ever come back alive.  
Novel, 441 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0749012994 / 9780749012991  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New024737 $16.95
Williams, Charles  
Confidentially Yours (alternate titles: The Long Saturday Night / Finally, Sunday!)
In a backwoods town, two early morning shotgun blasts are the sound of Dan Roberts' death. At first glance, the young man killed himself, but suicide victims seldom shoot twice. Roberts was sleeping with John Warren's wife - and he wasn't her only lover. Warren didn't kill Roberts, but the rumors begin to swirl. In a town where every man is a crack shot, shooting a rival isn't murder. It's target practice.  
Novel, 157 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1962)  
Overlook - 2014 - ISBN: 1468308556 / 9781468308556  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025915 $13.95
Williams, Timothy  
Anne Marie Laveaud #1: Another Sun
Newly assigned to the island of Guadeloupe, French-born judge Anne Marie Laveaud is called in to make a ruling on a seemingly open-and-shut murder case. She must navigate the unfamiliar Caribbean justice system to confirm her suspicions that all is not as it seems.  
Novel, 316 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Soho Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1616953632 / 9781616953638  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025600 $9.99
Winspear, Jacqueline  
Maisie Dobbs #10: Leaving Everything Most Loved
London, 1933: Two month after an Indian immigrant's body was found in a London canal, the woman's brother arrives in England, and asks Maisie to discover the truth about the death.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Bruce Alexander Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Harper Perennial - 2014 - ISBN: 0062049615 / 9780062049612  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025245 $15.99


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