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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Cleverly, Barbara  
Joe Sandilands #11: A Spider in the Cup
1933: A young woman's body is unearthed on the banks of the Thames, one toe missing and a priceless gold coin in her mouth. When a strange set of coincidences links the body to a visiting US Senator that Joe is assigned to protect, he realizes that the Senator is caught up in a very dangerous game.  
Novel, 346 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Soho Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1616953764 / 9781616953768  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027528 $15.95
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
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
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
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
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
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
Ferris, Gordon  
Douglas Brodie #4: Gallowglass
Douglas Brodie is dead. It says so in the newspaper. A brief editorial staunchly defends him against the unproven charge of murder, and describes the tragic death of their chief crime reporter - Brodie has committed suicide in his prison cell. Is this the sordid end for the distinguished ex-copper and decorated soldier?  
Novel, 359 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Corvus UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1782390782 / 9781782390787  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027606 $12.95
Flanders, Judith  
The Invention of Murder
An exploration of murder in the 19th century, examining some of the cases that fascinated the Victorians and inspired detective fiction.  
Nonfiction, 556 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's Griffin - 2014 - ISBN: 1250048532 / 9781250048530  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027151 $17.99
Fluke, Joanne  
The Other Child
Karen and Mike are excited about restoring their old mansion to its former glory. They didn't believe the rumors about the evil that lived there. It begins with a child's voice beckoning from the rose garden. It wants something from each member of the family.  
Novel, 296 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1983)  
Kensington - 2014 - ISBN: 0758289790 / 9780758289797  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026897 $7.99
Ford, G.M.  
Leo Waterman #08: Chump Change
Hearing a dying stranger call you by name would leave anyone full of questions. When it happens to PI Leo Waterman, the more he learns about the late lottery winner's rags-to-riches-to-ruination life, the more he wants not just answers but justice. That means a road trip to Idaho to find out how a good-hearted young man with millions got skinned - in more ways than one.  
Novel, 233 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Thomas & Mercer - 2014 - ISBN: 1477819754 / 9781477819753  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026410 $14.95
Fossum, Karin  
Inspector Sejer #01: Eva's Eye (UK title: In the Darkness)
A body floats to the icy surface of the river. The dead man, Egil, has been missing for months; Inspector Sejer and his team establish that he succumbed to a violent attack. But the trail has gone cold. It's as puzzling as another unsolved case on Sejer's desk: the murder of a prostitute who was found dead just before Egil went missing.  
Novel, 292 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Mariner - 2014 - ISBN: 0544227816 / 9780544227811  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026918 $14.95
Gardner, Mark Lee  
Shot All to Hell
The story of the legendary James-Younger gang and their raid on the Northfield bank, as well as the two-week chase that followed, and the final shootout on the Watonwan River in southern Minnesota.  
Nonfiction, 309 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
William Morrow - 2014 - ISBN: 0061989487 / 9780061989483  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027412 $15.99


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