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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 106
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author

Todd, Charles  
Bess Crawford #5: A Question of Honor
1918: Ten years ago in India, an officer in Colonel Crawford's regiment was discovered to have killed five people, but was never brought to trial, and reportedly died in the Khyber Pass. While tending the wounded in France, Bess learns that the supposed murderer is serving at the Front, and uses her leave to investigate. Conflicting reports of the man and the events leave her determined to find him and let the courts decide.

♦  Winner of the 2013 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Nero Award
Novel, 309 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
William Morrow - 2014 - ISBN: 0062237160 / 9780062237163  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027410 $14.99
Upson, Nicola  
Josephine Tey #5: The Death of Lucy Kyte
When Josephine inherits her godmother's Suffolk cottage, she becomes intrigued by a murder committed on the grounds a century earlier. The old crime still seems to haunt the remote village. Is it superstition, or is a very real threat frightening the locals? And what of the mysterious Lucy Kyte, also named in her godmother's will? No one in the village will admit to knowing her.  
Novel, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Harper Bourbon Street - 2014 - ISBN: 006219545X / 9780062195456  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027408 $15.99
White, Randy Wayne  
Hannah Smith #2: Deceived
A private museum, devoted to Florida's earliest settlers, has been announced, and Hannah's friends and neighbors in Sulfur Wells are being asked for donations. Problem is, it's a scam - a front for a real estate power play that would wipe out the village, and the developers don't plan to let anything stand in their way.  
Novel, 330 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Berkley - 2014 - ISBN: 0425270157 / 9780425270158  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027022 $9.99
Wilcox, John  
Simon Fonthill #09: Fire Across the Veldt
South Africa, 1900: Simon Fonthill, his wife Alice, 352 Jenkins, and tracker Mzingeli are traveling to Pretoria to meet with General Kitchener. When he learns that the next Boer move will be to attack the Cape Colony, Fonthill must race to locate and defeat the enemy forces in time.  
Novel, 380 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0749014644 / 9780749014643  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026739 $16.95
Winters, Ben H.  
Hank Palace #3: World of Trouble
Detective Hank Palace has found sanctuary in the New England woods, in a well-stocked safe house with other onetime members of the Concord police. But with time ticking away before the doomsday asteroid makes landfall, Hank's safety is only relative, and his sister Nico isn't safe. Soon, it's clear that there's more than one earth-shattering revelation on the horizon, and it's up to Hank to solve the puzzle before time runs out for everyone.

♦  Finalist for the 2015 Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original
Novel, 316 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Quirk - 2014 - ISBN: 1594746850 / 9781594746857  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027498 $14.95

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