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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
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
Cotterill, Colin  
Dr. Siri #09: The Woman Who Wouldn't Die
1978: With the help of a clairvoyant, a Lao general discovers the location of his brother's long-lost remains. National coroner Dr. Siri Paiboun and his wife Madame Daeng are sent along to supervise the excavation. Dr. Siri is obsessed with the pretty medium's abilities, but Madame Daeng doesn't trust the woman. What is the group really digging up in this remote river on the Thai border? What war secrets are being covered up?  
Novel, 307 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Soho Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1616952970 / 9781616952976  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026644 $15.95
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
de Giovanni, Maurizio  
Ricciardi #5: By My Hand
Naples, 1931: At their luxurious seaside apartment, a fascist militia officer has been stabbed over sixty times, and his wife's throat has been cut. A statue of the patron saint of workers lies in pieces on the floor. Commissario Ricciardi and Brigadier Maione must take to the city streets to uncover the truth.  
Novel, 348 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Europa - 2014 - ISBN: 1609452062 / 9781609452063  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026871 $17.00
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
DeSmet, Christine  
Fudge Shop #2: Hot Fudge Frame-Up
Ava has invited two celebrity chefs to go head-to-head with her in a fudge contest. Everyone is having a tasty time, until a judge for the festival is found dead. Now the sheriff is wondering if Ava fits the mold for a murder suspect. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 324 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2014 - ISBN: 0451416481 / 9780451416483  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026973 $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
Doherty, Paul  
Canterbury Mystery #7: The Midnight Man
As Chaucer's pilgrims shelter for the night, it's the physician's turn to enthrall his fellow travelers with a terrifying tale. When Brother Anselm and his novice Stephen are summoned to the Church of St. Michael's to perform an exorcism, the demons that plague the church appear to have been summoned by an infamous sorcerer known as the Midnight Man. But what has he unwittingly unleashed - and why? Is there any link to the disappearance of young women in the area? Before Anselm can get to the truth, he must first uncover the identity of the mysterious Midnight Man.  
Novel, 217 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Creme de la Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1780295286 / 9781780295282  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026227 $15.95
Donohue, John  
Connor Burke #3: Tengu: The Mountain Goblin
A renegade martial arts Sensei, who believes the West is responsible for destroying the spiritual essence of a once-great culture, has been recruited to train a splinter group of Asian terrorists with links to Al Qaeda. Martial arts scholar Connor Burke and his teacher Yamashita go in search of this most deadly of foes.  
Novel, 286 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
YMMA - 2008 - ISBN: 1594391238 / 9781594391231  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027575 $12.95
Donohue, John  
Connor Burke #4: Kage: The Shadow
Martial arts scholar Connor Burke and his teacher Yamashita must pierce the cloud of mystery surrounding a murdered writer's work and a cryptic manuscript that has captured the deadly interest of rival smuggling gangs along the Arizona border.  
Novel, 287 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
YMMA - 2011 - ISBN: 1594392102 / 9781594392108  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027576 $12.95
Doody, Margaret  
Aristotle & Stephanos #1: Aristotle Detective
Athens, 332 BCE: When an eminent citizen is found murdered, suspicion falls on young Philemon. By Athenian law, his cousin Stephanos is elected to defend his name in court. In desperation, Stephanos seeks assistance from his former mentor Aristotle.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 1978 UK Crime Writers' Association New Blood Dagger
 
Novel, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1978)  
University of Chicago - 2014 - ISBN: 022613170X / 9780226131702  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026732 $17.00
Doody, Margaret  
Aristotle & Stephanos #2: Aristotle and Poetic Justice
330 BCE: When a party being given by wealthy Athenian silver miners is followed by a kidnapping and more than one grisly murder, Stephanos and his mentor Aristotle investigate.  
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
University of Chicago - 2014 - ISBN: 022613198X / 9780226131986  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026733 $17.00
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
Downie, Ruth  
Ruso #5: Semper Fidelis
Back at his post as legion doctor in Roman-occupied Britain, Ruso notices mysterious injuries and deaths among the army's native recruits. Is Centurion Geminus preying on his weaker soldiers? As Ruso asks questions no one wants to hear, his barbarian wife Tilla is making herself a target by finding some answers.  
Novel, 327 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Bloomsbury - 2014 - ISBN: 1620400499 / 9781620400494  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027149 $17.00
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
Dozois, Gardner (editor)  
The Year's Best Science Fiction 31st Annual Collection
Thirty-two of the best sf stories of 2013, plus honorable mentions and a summation of the year in sf.
    Contents
  • Permissions
  • Acknowledgments
  • Summation: 2013
  • The Discovered Country == Ian R. MacLeod
  • The Book Seller == Lavie Tidhar
  • Pathways == Nancy Kress
  • A Heap of Broken Images == Sunny Moraine
  • Rock of Ages == Jay Lake
  • Rosary and Goldenstar == Geoff Ryman
  • Gray Wings == Karl Bunker
  • The Best We Can == Carrie Vaughn
  • Transitional Forms == Paul J. McAuley
  • Precious Mental == Robert Reed
  • Martian Blood == Allen M. Steele
  • Zero for Conduct == Greg Egan
  • The Waiting Stars == Aliette de Bodard
  • A Map of Mercury == Alastair Reynolds
  • One == Nancy Kress
  • Murder on the Aldrin Express == Martin L. Shoemaker
  • Biographical Fragments of the Life of Julian Prince == Jake Kerr
  • The Plague == Ken Liu
  • Fleet == Sandra McDonald
  • The She-Wolf's Hidden Grin == Michael Swanwick
  • Bad Day on Boscobel == Alexander Jablokov
  • The Irish Astronaut == Val Nolan
  • The Other Gun == Neal Asher
  • Only Human == Lavie Tidhar
  • Entangled == Ian R. MacLeod
  • Earth == Stephen Baxter
  • Technarion == Sean McMullen
  • Finders == Melissa Scott
  • The Queen of Night's Aria == Ian McDonald
  • Hard Stars == Brendan DuBois
  • The Promise of Space == James Patrick Kelly
  • Quicken == Damien Broderick
  • Honorable Mentions: 2013
 
Anthology, 705 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
St. Martin's Griffin - 2014 - ISBN: 1250046211 / 9781250046215  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027070 $22.99
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


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