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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #27: Night Watch
Commander Sam Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch had it all. But now he's back in his own rough, tough past. Living in the past is hard. Dying in the past is incredibly easy. But he must survive, because he has a job to do. He must track down a murderer, teach his younger self how to be a good copper, and change the outcome of a bloody rebellion. Truth! Justice! Freedom! And a Hard-boiled Egg!

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2003 Prometheus Award
 
Novel, 451 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 0062307401 / 9780062307408  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027417 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #28: Monstrous Regiment
War has come to the Discworld - again. And to no one's great surprise, the conflict centers on the small duchy of Borogravia, which has long prided itself on its aggressiveness. Since her brother Paul marched off to battle, Polly has been running her family's inn - even though the revered national deity has decreed that female ownership of a business is an Abomination (with, among others, oysters, rocks, and the color blue). To keep the inn in the family, Polly must find her brother. So she cuts off her hair, dons masculine garb, and - aided by a well-placed pair of socks - sets out to join this man's army.  
Novel, 457 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2003)  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 006230741X / 9780062307415  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027418 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry / Stewart, Ian / Cohen, Jack  
Science of Discworld #1: The Science of Discworld
The wizards of Discworld have accidentally created a new universe, and are watching it grow. Within this universe is a planet they name Roundworld. Interwoven with Pratchett's original story are entertaining, enlightening chapters by acclaimed science writers Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen which explain scientific principles such as the Big Bang theory and the evolution of life on earth, as well as great moments in the history of science.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2000 Hugo Award for Best Related Book
 
Nonfiction, 414 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Anchor - 2014 - ISBN: 0804168946 / 9780804168946  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027454 $15.95
Preston, Douglas / Child, Lincoln  
Pendergast #03: The Cabinet of Curiosities
In an old tunnel under New York City, thirty-six bodies are discovered, mutilated and murdered over a century ago. As FBI agent Pendergast investigates the old crimes, identical killings terrorize the city. The nightmare has begun again.  
Novel, 662 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Grand Central - 2014 - ISBN: 1455582891 / 9781455582891  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027626 $10.00
Preston, Douglas / Child, Lincoln  
Pendergast #13: White Fire
At an exclusive Colorado ski resort, Pendergast uncovers a connection between a group of long-dead miners and a long-lost Sherlock Holmes story - one that might just offer the key to stopping the attacks of an arsonist who is burning down local homes with the wealthy families locked inside.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Thriller Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 470 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Hachette Vision - 2014 - ISBN: 1455525847 / 9781455525843  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026925 $10.00
Price, Robert M. (editor)  
Acolytes of Cthulhu
Twenty-eight short stories inspired by Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Robert M. Price
  • Doom of the House of Duryea == Earl Peirce Jr.
  • The Seventh Incantation == Joseph Payne Brennan
  • From the Pits of Elder Blasphemy == Hugh B. Cave and Robert M. Price
  • The Jewels of Charlotte == Duane Rimel
  • The Letters of Cold Fire == Manly Wade Wellmann
  • Horror at Vecra == Henry Hasse
  • Out of the Jar == Charles R. Tanner
  • The Earth-Brain == Edmond Hamilton
  • Through the Alien Angle == Elwin G. Powers
  • Legacy in Crystal == James Causey
  • The Will of Claude Ashur == C. Hall Thompson
  • The Final War == David H. Keller M.D.
  • The Dunstable Horror == Arthur Pendragon
  • The Crib of Hell == Arthur Pendragon
  • The Last Work of Pietro De Opono == Steffan B. Aletti
  • The Eye of Horus == Steffan B. Aletti
  • The Cellar Room == Steffan B. Aletti
  • Mythos == John Glasby
  • There Are More Things == Jorge Luis Borges
  • The Horror Out of Time == Randall Garrett
  • The Recurring Doom == S.T. Joshi
  • Necrotic Knowledge == Dirk W. Mosig
  • Night Bus == Donald R. Burleson
  • The Pewter Ring == Peter Cannon
  • John Lehmann Alone == David Kaufman
  • The Purple Death == Gustav Meyrink
  • Mists of Death == Richard F. Searight and Franklyn Searight
  • Shoggoth's Old Peculiar == Neil Gaiman
 
Anthology, 468 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2000 HC  
Titan - 2014 - ISBN: 1781165262 / 9781781165263  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027466 $14.95
Quinn, Spencer (aka Abrahams, Peter)  
Chet & Bernie #6: The Sound and the Furry
Frenchie Boutet, an old criminal friend, turns to canine narrator Chet and his human PI Bernie Little for help. Frenchie's brother, a reclusive inventor, has gone missing, along with his houseboat. At first it appears another bayou family might be responsible, but Chet digs up a clue that points to Big Oil.  
Novel, 311 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Atria - 2014 - ISBN: 1476703248 / 9781476703244  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027344 $16.00
Rader-Day, Lori  
The Black Hour
For sociology professor Amelia Emmet, violence was a research topic, until a student she'd never met shot her, and himself. Now she's back on campus, still trying to find out why. Her new teaching assistant takes on the investigative legwork she can't do, hoping she'll approve his dissertation topic: the student attack on Amelia Emmet. They stumble toward a truth that will explain the attack - and take them both through the darkest hours of their lives.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Mary Higgins Clark Award
♦  Winner of the 2015 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 328 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Seventh Street - 2014 - ISBN: 1616148853 / 9781616148850  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027507 $15.95
Richardson, Kat  
Greywalker #8: Possession
When a comatose woman suddenly wakes up and bizarre phenomena begin to manifest, the patient's sister turns to Harper Blaine to discover who - or what - is possessing her sister's body. Harper discovers other patiens with the same mystifying afflictions, and a disturbing connection to one of the most gruesome stories in Washington's history.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 335 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Roc - 2014 - ISBN: 0451465458 / 9780451465450  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026982 $7.99
Rickman, Phil  
Merrily Watkins #12: The Magus of Hay
When a man's body is found below a waterfall near Hay-on-Wye, what DI Frannie Bliss finds in the dead man's home sends him to Merrily Watkins, the Diocese of Hereford's official advisor on the paranormal, for help.  
Novel, 465 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Corvus UK - 2014 - ISBN: 085789868X / 9780857898685  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027611 $13.95
Ringo, John  
Black Tide Rising #1: Under a Graveyard Sky
When a zombie plague is released, bringing civilization to a grinding halt, it's up to the Smith family and a small band of US Marines to somehow create the refuge that survivors seek.  
Novel, 473 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Baen - 2014 - ISBN: 147673660X / 9781476736600  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027287 $7.99
Robb, J.D. (aka Roberts, Nora)  
Eve Dallas #38: Concealed in Death
When Roarke begins demolition on a long-empty building and finds skeletons in the wall, he turns to his wife, NYPSD Lt. Eve Dallas. The homicides lead back to a makeshift shelter for troubled teens in the mid-2040s.  
Novel, 354 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Berkley - 2014 - ISBN: 0515154148 / 9780515154146  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027019 $7.99
Robeson, Kenneth (Ernst, Paul)  
Avenger #12: The Wilder Curse / Midnight Murder
Plus 'To Kill a Dead Man', an Avenger story by Emile Tepperman.

The Wilder Curse: Justice, Inc., must unmask a serial killer before more innocent victims are destroyed.

Midnight Murder: A deadly plane crash sets Dick Benson on the trail of an incredible new invention.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1942 / 1942)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771261 / 9781608771264  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026658 $14.95
Robeson, Kenneth (Donovan, Laurence / Dent, Lester)  
Doc Savage #73: Land of Long Juju / Se-Pah-Poo
Plus Cap Fury story 'Satan Is a Sailor' by Laurence Donovan (writing as Wallace Brooker).

Land of Long Juju: Renny Renwick's capture by African warriors of the mysterious Shimba propels Doc and Patricia Savage on a daring mission.

Se-Pah-Poo: The bizarre murder of an archaeologist in Arizona and a withered hand lead the Man of Bronze to an ancient lost city.  
Omnibus, 127 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1937 / 1946)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771369 / 9781608771363  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026659 $14.95
Robinson, Kim Stanley  
Shaman
Set during the Ice Age 30,000 years ago. There is Thorn, a shaman who lives to pass down his wisdom and his stories, to teach those who would follow in his footsteps. There is Heather, the healer who, in many ways, holds the clan together. There is Elga, an outsider and a bringer of change. And then there is Loon, the next shaman, who is determined to find his own path. But in a world so treacherous, that journey is never simple, and where it may lead is never certain.  
Novel, 456 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Orbit - 2014 - ISBN: 0316098086 / 9780316098083  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026249 $17.00
Ross, Deborah J.  
Seven-Petaled Shield #3: The Heir of Khored
After the fall of a kingdom and the fall of a hero, the allies who remain must band together to prevent the fall of their world.  
Novel, 451 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
DAW - 2014 - ISBN: 0756409217 / 9780756409210  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026958 $7.99
Rowland, Diana  
Angel Crawford #4: How the White Trash Zombie Got Her Groove Back
When the Saberton Corporation kidnaps members of the Zombie Mafia, Angel and the remnants of her gang claw their way through corporate intrigue, zombie drugs, and undead trafficking to rescue their friends - and expose the traitor responsible for their abduction.  
Novel, 328 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
DAW - 2014 - ISBN: 0756408229 / 9780756408220  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026986 $7.99
Runcie, James  
Grantchester #3: Sidney Chambers and the Problem of Evil
Canon Sidney Chambers attempts to stop a serial killer with a grievance against the clergy, investigates the disappearance of a famous painting, uncovers the fact that a drowning on a film shoot may not have been accidental, and discovers the reasons behind the theft of a baby from a hospital just before Christmas 1963.  
Collection, 287 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Bloomsbury - 2014 - ISBN: 1608199525 / 9781608199525  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027147 $17.00
Russell, Christine & Christopher  
Warrior Sheep #4: The Warrior Sheep Go Jurassic
Ages 7 and up. The Warrior Sheep know a dragon when they see one. Well, they don't. They've never seen one. But when they spot a poster of what they think is a dragon, they just know that they've been called upon to save the whole of Sheepdom once more, this time on the Isle of Wight.  
Novel, 215 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Jelly Pie UK - 2013 - ISBN: 1405267186 / 9781405267182  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027603 $7.99
Ryan, Anthony  
Raven's Shadow #1: Blood Song
The Brothers of the Sixth Order are devoted to battle, and Vaelin will be trained and hardened to the austere, celibate, and dangerous life of a Warrior of the Faith. Vaelin cherishes the memory of his mother, and what he will come to learn of her at the Order will confound him. His father has motives for leaving him with the order that Vaelin will come to understand. But one truth overpowers all the rest: Vaelin is destined for a future that will alter not only the realm, but the world.  
Novel, 630 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Ace - 2014 - ISBN: 0425268284 / 9780425268285  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026977 $8.99
Ryan, Hank Phillippi  
Jane Ryland #2: The Wrong Girl
A tip from an woman searching for her birth mother and an empty cradle at a crime scene send reporter Jane Ryland and homicide detective Jake Brogan down a twisting trail that leads to the heart of a foster care system in crisis, and threatens to blow the lid off an adoption agency scandal.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2013 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 440 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Forge - 2014 - ISBN: 0765369141 / 9780765369147  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027065 $7.99
Sagara, Michelle (aka West, Michelle)  
Elantra #10: Cast in Flame
Teela calls Kaylin to the fief, where a small family disagreement has become a complicated problem: Castle Nightshade's latent magic is waking.  
Novel, 492 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
MIRA - 2014 - ISBN: 0778317080 / 9780778317081  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027207 $14.95
Sakey, Marcus  
Brilliants #2: A Better World
For thirty years the world has struggled with a growing divide between the exceptional brilliants and the rest of us. Now a terrorist network led by brilliants has crippled three cities. Fanatics are burning people alive. As both a brilliant and an advisor to the US president, Nick Cooper is against everything the terrorists represent, but as the US slides toward civil war, Cooper is forced to play a game he dares not lose.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Prometheus Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 376 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Thomas & Mercer - 2014 - ISBN: 1477823948 / 9781477823941  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027264 $14.95
Shaffer, Andrew  
How to Survive a Sharknado and Other Natural Disasters
The official guide to staying alive when B-movie monsters and Mother Nature attack, based on the Syfy movie and Twitter phenomenon.  
Humor, 223 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Three Rivers - 2014 - ISBN: 0553418130 / 9780553418132  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027468 $14.99
Shelton, Paige  
Country Cooking School #4: If Catfish Had Nine Lives
Betts and Gram are offering catfish-frying lessons at the cowboy poetry convention. But when a staged gunfight ends in real death and her brother Teddy becomes a prime suspect, it's up to Betts to clear her brother's name. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 296 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425269280 / 9780425269282  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027031 $7.99


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