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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Hoag, Tami  
Kovac & Liska #4: The 9th Girl
Minneapolis homicide detectives Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska investigate the death of an unidentifiable woman, the ninth Jane Doe of the year; they fear she may be the victim of a transient serial killer.  
Novel, 479 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Signet - 2014 - ISBN: 0451240561 / 9780451240569  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026961 $9.99
Hoch, Edward D.  
Nothing is Impossible
1930s: Sam Hawthorne, a New England country doctor, solves fifteen seemingly impossible crimes.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Janet Hutchings
  • The Problem of the Graveyard Picnic
  • The Problem of the Crying Room
  • The Problem of the Fatal Fireworks
  • The Problem of the Unfinished Painting
  • The Problem of the Sealed Bottle
  • The Problem of the Invisible Acrobat
  • The Problem of the Curing Barn
  • The Problem of the Snowbound Cabin
  • The Problem of the Thunder Room
  • The Problem of the Black Roadster
  • The Problem of the Two Birthmarks
  • The Problem of the Dying Patient
  • The Problem of the Protected Farmhouse
  • The Problem of the Haunted Tepee
  • The Problem of the Blue Bicycle
  • A Dr. Sam Hawthorne Checklist
 
Collection, 236 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Crippen & Landru - 2014 - ISBN: 1936363038 / 9781936363032  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026639 $19.00
Hockensmith, Steve / Falco, Lisa  
Tarot #1: The White Magic Five & Dime
After inheriting the occult shop in tiny Berdache, Arizona, Alanis McLachlan decides to stay and take over the tarot-reading business in an attempt to find out who killed her con-artist mother.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 326 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2014 - ISBN: 0738740225 / 9780738740225  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026419 $14.99
Hodgson, Antonia  
Tom Hawkins #1: The Devil in the Marshalsea
1727: In the Marshalsea debtor's prison, Tom Hawkins learns that he'll have to pay for his food, bed, and drink. Also, there's a murderer on the loose and a ghost haunting the gaol. He accepts an offer of free room and board from the mysterious Samuel Fleet, only to find out that Fleet's last roommate turned up dead. Tom must get to the truth of the murder - or be the next one to die.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2014 UK Crime Writers' Association Historical Dagger
♦  Shortlisted for the 2014 UK Crime Writers' Association New Blood Dagger
 
Novel, 381 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Mariner - 2014 - ISBN: 0544176677 / 9780544176676  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026916 $15.95
Hooper, Kay  
Bishop/Special Crimes Unit #14: Hostage
Haven operative Luther Brinkman and FBI agent Callie Davis are searching for an escaped felon in the Appalachian mountains. But as night falls, they discover they are the ones being hunted.  
Novel, 307 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Jove - 2014 - ISBN: 0515153737 / 9780515153736  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027023 $9.99
Hornsby, Wendy  
Maggie MacGowen #09: The Color of Light
Maggie discovers that her father had locked away an old home movie that is potential evidence in a decades-old unsolved murder. It quickly becomes clear that there are people who will go to lethal lengths to keep the truth from coming out.  
Novel, 269 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2014 - ISBN: 1564745422 / 9781564745422  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026653 $15.95
Horst, Jorn Lier  
William Wisting #2: Closed for Winter
 
Novel, 321 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st UK Edition  
Sandstone - 2013 - ISBN: 1908737492 / 9781908737496  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027824 $16.95
Hotta, Eri  
Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy
When Japan attacked the United States in 1941, its leaders, in large part, understood they were entering a war they were almost certain to lose. Hotta considers Pearl Harbor from the Japanese perspective, posing essential questions. Why did these men - military, politicians, diplomats, the emperor - put their country and its citizens in harm's way? Why did they make a decision that was doomed from the start?  
Nonfiction, 323 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Vintage - 2014 - ISBN: 0307739740 / 9780307739742  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027519 $17.95
Housewright, David  
Mac McKenzie #11: The Devil May Care
Signed by the author on the title page. Wealthy, powerful Walter Muehlenhaus' granddaughter Riley hires McKenzie when her new boyfriend Juan Carlos Navarre goes missing. Turns out Navarre doesn't own the house and restaurant he claimed to, and apparently has no traceable past - and that McKenzie isn't the only one looking for the man.  
Novel, 294 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2014 - ISBN: 1250009618 / 9781250009616  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027130 $25.99
Houston, Victoria  
Loon Lake #14: Dead Lil' Hustler
It's mid-July, and Police Chief Lewellyn Ferris has her hands full: a murdered graduate student and the skeletal remains of a missing bank executive have been discovered on a hidden river deep in the national forest. She turns to her close friend and fellow flyfisherman Doc Osborne for help with the investigation.  
Novel, 206 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Tyrus - 2014 - ISBN: 1440568405 / 9781440568404  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027568 $16.99
Hyzy, Julie  
Manor House #5: Grace Against the Clock
When Marshfield Manor hosts a charity event, curator Grace Wheaton is happy to lend a hand - until a killer makes an unwanted contribution.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425259676 / 9780425259672  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026994 $7.99
James, Bill  
Harpur & Iles #30: Play Dead
Good detective work allowed Harpur and Iles to arrest a police officer who murdered an undercover operative. But who ordered the execution? Just how high did the conspiracy go?  
Novel, 220 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Creme de la Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1780295383 / 9781780295381  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026872 $15.95
Janes, J. Robert  
St-Cyr & Kohler #15: Carnival
1943: In German-occupied Alsace, where speaking French is all it takes to lose one's freedom, Gestapo agent Hermann Kohler and French inspector St-Cyr investigate a pair of suspicious suicides at a POW camp.  
Novel, 367 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road / Mysterious Press - 2014 - ISBN: 1480468150 / 9781480468153  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027621 $14.99
Jennings, Maureen  
Tom Tyler #2: Beware This Boy
1940: DI Tyler helps out in Birmingham, where an explosion at a munitions factory has killed or maimed several young women. As he talks to factory employees, it begins to seem likely that the explosion was not an accident.  
Novel, 300 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 Trade PB  
McClelland & Stewart - 2014 - ISBN: 0771043198 / 9780771043192  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027500 $17.95
Jungstedt, Mari  
Anders Knutas #6: Dark Angel
A successful event planner has left his wife and children for his new lover. When he turns up murdered, the spurned wife is a natural suspect. But the motive widens when three cottages are set on fire on Gotland Island. Detective Anders Knutas must unravel the truth to catch the killer.  
Novel, 326 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Stockholm Text - 2014 - ISBN: 9175470225 / 9789175470221  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027180 $14.95
Keeley, D.A. (aka Corrigan, John)  
Megan McGinn #1: Bitter Crossing
Hoping for a safe, quiet home for herself and her young son, Border Patrol agent Peyton Cote returns to northern Maine. But when a stakeout to bust a marijuana drop turns up an abandoned baby, Petyon's attempts to find out where the child belongs pull her into a deadly conspiracy.  
Novel, 396 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2014 - ISBN: 0738740683 / 9780738740683  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026420 $14.99
Kelly, Diane  
Tara Holloway #07: Death, Taxes, and Silver Spurs
IRS special agent Tara Holloway is assigned to collect taxes owed by a country music superstar - who happens to be Tara's celebrity crush.  
Novel, 323 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's - 2014 - ISBN: 1250048311 / 9781250048318  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027063 $7.99
King, Laurie R.  
Mary Russell #01: The Beekeeper's Apprentice 20th Anniversary Edition
1910s: A chance encounter on the Sussex downs brings together Sherlock Holmes and brilliant young orphan Mary Russell, and leads to her becoming first apprentice and then sleuthing partner to the legendary irascible detective.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 356 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1994)  
Picador - 2014 - ISBN: 1250055709 / 9781250055705  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027116 $16.00
King, Laurie R.  
Mary Russell #01: The Beekeeper's Apprentice 20th Anniversary Edition
1910s: A chance encounter on the Sussex downs brings together Sherlock Holmes and brilliant young orphan Mary Russell, and leads to her becoming first apprentice and then sleuthing partner to the legendary irascible detective.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 356 pages, Hardcover, Reprint (originally published in 1994)  
Picador - 2014 - ISBN: 1250050111 / 9781250050113  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New027115 $25.00
King, Stephen  
Joyland
1973: College student Devin Jones comes to a North Carolina amusement park to work as a carny for the summer. There he must confront the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original
 
Novel, 309 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 Trade PB  
Hard Case Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1781167699 / 9781781167694  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025709 $7.99
Kingsley, Allison (aka Kingsbury, Kate / aka Kent, Rebecca)  
Raven's Nest Bookstore #4: Extra Sensory Deception
The rodeo is coming to town, and Clara's boyfriend Rick has invited her to meet his high school buddy, calf roper Wes Carlton. When a dead body is found strangled with Carlton's piggin' string, can Clara's Quinn Sense keep the authorities from roping the wrong suspect?  
Novel, 261 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425271382 / 9780425271384  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027035 $7.99
Kingsmill, Suzanne F.  
Cordi O'Callaghan #3: Dying for Murder
Zoologist Cordi O'Callaghan thinks she's in for a relaxing birdsong study at a research station off the coast of South Carolina. But as a hurricane rages, trapping her and the rest of the researchers, the director of the station is found dead under troubling circumstances. Cordi sets out to investigate, and ends up getting a crash course on the life habits of bats, sea turtles, and rattlesnakes - and a refresher on attempted murder.  
Novel, 267 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dundurn - 2014 - ISBN: 1459708180 / 9781459708181  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027565 $11.99
Kornetsky, L.A. (aka Gilman, Laura Anne)  
Mallard & Tonica #3: Doghouse
When a stranger comes to Ginny Mallard with landlord trouble, she convinces her bartender friend Teddy Tonica to help her look into things. Soon they realize they might have got themselves tied up in a dog-fighting ring. With a little help from tabby cat Penny and Ginny's shar-pei Georgie, they have to figure out what's going on before someone else gets hurt.  
Novel, 278 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket - 2014 - ISBN: 1476750041 / 9781476750040  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027345 $7.99
Krueger, William Kent  
Cork O'Connor #13: Tamarack County
As winter storms isolate Minnesota's sleepy Tamarack County, a vengeful force is at work, spinning a deadly web centered on a murder that occurred over twenty years ago. An innocent man may have been convicted, and Cork was the deputy in charge of the investigation that sent the man to prison.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 26th Annual Minnesota Book Award for Genre Fiction
 
Novel, 309 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Atria - 2014 - ISBN: 1451645775 / 9781451645774  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027341 $16.00
Krueger, William Kent  
Cork O'Connor #14: Windigo Island
Signed by the author on the title page. When the body of a teenage Ojibwe girl washes up on the shore of an island in Lake Superior, the residents of the nearby reservation whisper that it was the work of a monstrous Windigo, or a vengeful spirit called Michi Peshu. But such stories don't solve the mystery of how the girl and her friend Mariah disappeared a year ago. Mariah's family asks Cork O'Connor to look for their missing daughter.  
Novel, 339 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Atria - 2014 - ISBN: 147674923X / 9781476749235  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027338 $24.99


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