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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Bude, John  
The Cornish Coast Murder
Reverend Dodd spends his evenings reading detective stories. When the quiet village's secretive and ill-tempered magistrate is found with a bullet through his head, Inspector Bigswell is baffled by the complete absence of clues. Luckily, the vicar is ready to put his keen understanding of the criminal mind to the test.  
Novel, 286 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1935)  
British Library - 2014 - ISBN: 0712357157 / 9780712357159  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027260 $15.00
Bude, John  
William Meredith #01: The Lake District Murder
Inspector Meredith faces a complex investigation where every clue leads to another puzzle. Was this a suicide, or something more sinister? Why was the dead man planning to flee the country? And how is this connected to the shady business dealings at an isolated garage?  
Novel, 286 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1935)  
British Library - 2014 - ISBN: 0712357165 / 9780712357166  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027261 $15.00
Burke, James Lee  
Robicheaux #20: Light of the World
Louisiana detective Dave Robicheaux and his longtime friend and partner Clete Purcel are vacationing in Montana's spectacular Big Sky country when a series of suspicious events leads them to believe their lives, and the lives of their families, are in danger.  
Novel, 629 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Pocket - 2014 - ISBN: 1476710775 / 9781476710778  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027354 $9.99
Camilleri, Andrea  
Montalbano #17: Angelica's Smile
The criminals behind a rash of burglaries have grown so brazen that their leader is sending menacing letters to Inspector Montalbano. The police are stumped, but when one of the burglars turn up dead, Montalbano must unmask his challenger.  
Novel, 293 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Penguin - 2014 - ISBN: 0143123769 / 9780143123767  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026848 $16.00
Clark, Henry  
What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World
Ages 8 and up. The discovery of a rare zucchini-colored crayon between the cushions of a mysterious sofa at their bus stop leads three kids on a quest to save the Earth from an alien invasion.

Recommended by Elizabeth: Smart, capable kids, a lively and creative plot, and plenty of humor.  
Novel, 355 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Little, Brown - 2014 - ISBN: 0316206652 / 9780316206655  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026291 $8.00
Cleeves, Ann  
Vera Stanhope #4: Silent Voices
When Inspector Vera Stanhope finds a woman's body in the sauna at her gym, she wonders if for once it's death from natural causes, but a closer inspection reveals bruising on the victim's throat.  
Novel, 314 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2014 - ISBN: 1250049814 / 9781250049810  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027163 $16.99
Coleman, Reed Farrel  
Moe Prager #8: The Hollow Girl
When a shadowy figure from his past begs him to locate her missing daughter, PI Moe Prager discovers that no one involved is quite who they appear to be, especially the missing daughter. Moe finds little proof that anyone is actually missing as he tries to piece together a case from half-truths and lies.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Shamus Award for Best P.I. Novel
 
Novel, 303 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Tyrus - 2014 - ISBN: 1440573018 / 9781440573019  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027567 $16.99
Connelly, Michael  
Harry Bosch #03: The Concrete Blonde
Detective Harry Bosch shoots a suspected serial killer, but the dead man's widow insists he was innocent - an accusation that rings true when a new corpse is found bearing the killer's macabre signature.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 1995 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 505 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1994)  
Grand Central - 2013 - ISBN: 1455550639 / 9781455550630  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027755 $10.00
Connelly, Michael  
Harry Bosch #08: City of Bones
A cold case stirs up memories of his childhood as an orphan for LAPD detective Harry Bosch. When the case takes a few hard turns, putting the city in an uproar, Bosch is driven to the brink of an unimaginable decision.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2003 Anthony Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2003 Edgar Award for Best Novel
♦  Shortlisted for the 2002 UK Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger (Best Novel)
 
Novel, 405 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Grand Central - 2014 - ISBN: 145555068X / 9781455550685  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026932 $10.00
Corbett, Elizabeth Burgoyne  
New Amazonia
Raging against an antifeminist statement signed by ladies opposing the cause of women's suffrage, a writer falls asleep in 1889 and wakens in a future world run by women, learning how this world came to be and discovering its shiny, futuristic marvels as well as its government-administered horrors.  
Novel, 185 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1889)  
Aqueduct - 2014 - ISBN: 1619760487 / 9781619760486  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027186 $15.00
Correia, Larry  
Grimnoir Chronicles #3: Warbound
1933: The Power, a living creature from another universe, is the source of mankind's magic. Now it has been discovered by a predator that eats magic and leaves destroyed worlds in its wake. Former PI Jake Sullivan puts together a ragtag crew of airship pirates and Grimnoir knights, and sets out on a suicide mission to stop the predator before it's too late.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Hugo Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 596 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Baen - 2014 - ISBN: 1476736529 / 9781476736525  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027283 $7.99
Costa, Shelley  
Eve Angelotta #2: Basil Instinct
When her grandmother Maria Pia is invited to join Belfiere, a secret Italian culinary society, Eve and her cousin Landon try to research the group, but all they can find is a warning in an old blog entry. Then Eve's new sous chef turns up dead inside the restaurant's front door - and turns out to have connections to Belfiere. Can Eve and her crew solve the mystery before Maria Pia gets an offer she can't refuse?

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 359 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket - 2014 - ISBN: 147670936X / 9781476709369  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026059 $7.99
Davies, David Stuart  
The Darke Chronicles: Tales of a Victorian Puzzle-Solver
Flamboyant Victorian aristocrat Luther Darke tackles mysteries that have baffled Scotland Yard in these seven stories of deception, murderous sleight of hand, spiritualism, vampires, curses, and phantoms.
    Contents
  • The Curzon Street Conundrum
  • The Puzzle of the Innocent Murderer
  • The Mystery of the Missing Black Pearl
  • The Riddle of the Visiting Angel
  • The Curse of the Griswold Phantom
  • The Vampire Murders Intrigue
  • The Illusion of the Disappearing Man
 
Collection, 191 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Mystery Press UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0752497707 / 9780752497709  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026798 $13.95
Davis, Lindsey  
Flavia Albia #1: The Ides of April
Settled in her father Falco's ramshackle former digs in Fountain Court, Flavia Albia is working as a private informer. Hired to help investigate a fatal accident, she finds herself stuck with a truly awful client, facing a well-heeled, well-connected opponent. When her client dies under suspicious circumstances, it's just one of a series of similar deaths - and Flavia is now a suspect.  
Novel, 341 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2014 - ISBN: 1250048559 / 9781250048554  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027157 $16.99
Denning, Troy  
Star Wars: Crucible
Han, Luke, and Leia have earned the right to rest on their laurels and let the younger generation shoulder the burdens, but fate has another adventure in store for them, a quest only they can tackle and hope to survive.  
Novel, 372 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Del Rey / LucasBooks - 2014 - ISBN: 0345511433 / 9780345511430  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027482 $7.99
Doescher, Ian  
Star Wars Shakespeare #6: William Shakespeare's Star Wars: The Jedi Doth Return
Return to the star-crossed galaxy far, far away as the brooding young hero, a power-mad emperor, and their jesting droids match wits, struggle for power, and soliloquize in elegant and impeccable iambic pentameter. Illustrated with black & white Elizabethan-style artwork.  
Humor, 163 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Quirk / LucasBooks - 2014 - ISBN: 159474713X / 9781594747137  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027451 $14.95
Douglas, Ian (aka Keith, William H.)  
Star Carrier #5: Dark Matter
When highly advanced, seemingly godlike aliens appear through an artificial wormhole in the Omega Centauri Cluster, USNA President Koenig must choose: continue fighting the Sh'daar, or ally with them against the newcomers in a war that will settle the fate of more than one universe.  
Novel, 370 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Harper Voyager - 2014 - ISBN: 0062183990 / 9780062183996  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027413 $7.99
Doyle, Arthur Conan  
Tales of Twilight and the Unseen
Twelve tales of ghosts, obscure scientific experiments, and unexplained phenomena.
    Contents
  • The Brown Hand
  • The Usher of Lea House School
  • B. 24
  • The Great Keinplatz Experiment
  • Cyprian Overbeck Wells
  • Playing with Fire
  • The Ring of Thoth
  • The Los Amigos Fiasco
  • How It Happened
  • Lot No. 249
  • 'De Profundis'
  • The Lift
  • Notes
 
Collection, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1922)  
Alma UK - 2013 - ISBN: 1847493300 / 9781847493309  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027612 $12.95
Dryden, Delphine  
Steam & Seduction #3: Gilded Lily
Wooing a spoiled heiress is not Barnabas' idea of espionage, but when she proves to be both irresistible and the key to the answers he seeks, he finds himself not only entwined in a scandalous mystery involving lethal submersibles and deranged dirigibles, but also in a dangerous game of the heart.  
Novel, 296 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Sensation - 2014 - ISBN: 042526579X / 9780425265796  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026975 $7.99
Earhart, Kristin  
Puppy Powers #3: Take a Bow-wow
Ages 7 and up. Sadie loves walking her new poodle puppy and training it to do tricks. Sadie even entered the school talent show, but now she has a bad case of stage fright. Her puppy has magic to give Sadie confidence, but when the magic goes too far, will Sadie's big night be ruined?  
Novel, 86 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Scholastic - 2014 - ISBN: 0545617618 / 9780545617611  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027267 $4.99
Ellison, Harlan (writer) / Chadwick, Paul (artist)  
7 Against Chaos
In a distant future, Earth is in grave danger. The fabric of reality is unraveling, leading to catastrophic natural disasters, displaced souls appearing from bygone eras, and cases of spontaneous combustion. The only hope for Earth's survival is a force of seven alien warriors, each with special abilities. But can they learn to get along in time to find the source of the gathering chaos?  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
DC - 2014 - ISBN: 1401245552 / 9781401245559  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027469 $16.99
Evanovich, Janet  
Stephanie Plum #21: Top Secret Twenty-one
Signed by the author on the title page. Includes a short story featuring Kate O'Hare and Nick Fox. Jimmy Poletti was caught selling a lot more than used cars out of his dealerships. Now he's out on bail and has missed his date in court, and bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is looking to bring him in. But leads are turning into dead ends - and dead bodies. To top things off, Ranger has been targeted for death. He dodged the bullet this time, but he'll need Stephanie's help to survive the next attempt. Death threats, highly trained assassins, highly untrained assassins, and Stark Street being overrun with a pack of feral Chihuahuas are all in a day's work for Stephanie Plum.  
Novel, 341 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Bantam - 2014 - ISBN: 0345542924 / 9780345542922  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027489 $28.00
Fabbri, Robert  
Vespasian #3: False God of Rome
Vespasian watches young emperor Caligula deteriorate to an all-powerful madman. Caligula plans to bridge the Bay of Neapolis and ride over it wearing Alexander's breastplate; it falls to Vespasian to travel to Alexandria and steal it.  
Novel, 414 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Corvus UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0857897438 / 9780857897435  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027618 $12.95
Feehan, Christine  
Carpathian #22: Dark Wolf
Carpathian Dimitri has spent centuries hunting the undead. Now he has been marked for extermination by the Lycans. But salvation is coming in the unlikely form of Skyler, a human of untested abilities who has something no one else does - she is predestined for Dimitri, as he is for her.  
Novel, 476 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Jove - 2014 - ISBN: 0515154628 / 9780515154627  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027006 $7.99
Fernandes, Fabio (editor) / al-Ayad, Djibril (editor)  
We See a Different Frontier
Sixteen speculative fiction stories on the themes of colonialism and cultural imperialism, from the viewpoints of the colonized.
    Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface == Aliette de Bodard
  • Introduction == Fabio Fernandes and Djibril al-Ayad
  • The Arrangement of Their Parts == Shweta Narayan
  • Pancho Villa's Flying Circus == Ernest Hogan
  • Them Ships == Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Old Domes == J.Y. Yang
  • The Gambiarra Method == Fabio Fernandes
  • A Bridge of Words == Dinesh Rao
  • Droplet == Rahul Kanakia
  • Lotus == Joyce Chng
  • Dark Continents == Lavie Tidhar
  • A Heap of Broken Images == Sunny Moraine
  • Fleet == Sandra McDonald
  • Remembering the Turinam == N.A. Ratnayake
  • I Stole the D.C.'s Eyeglasses == Sofia Samatar
  • Vector == Benjanun Sriduangkaew
  • Forests of the Night == Gabriel Murray
  • What Really Happened in Ficandula == Rochita Loenen-Ruiz
  • Afterword == Ekaterina Sedia
  • Contributors
 
Anthology, 207 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Futurefire - 2013 - ISBN: 0957397526 / 9780957397521  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026634 $19.99


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