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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Sinisalo, Johanna  
The Blood of Angels
When bee-vanishings of unprecedented scale hit the US, Finnish beekeeper Orvo knows all too well where it will lead. And when he sees the queen dead in his hives one day, it's clear the epidemic has spread to Europe, and the world is coming to an end. Orvo's special knowledge of bees just might enable him to glimpse a solution to catastrophe. But his desperate step onto a path where only he and the bees know the way propels him into conflict with his son, a committed animal activist.  
Novel, 219 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Peter Owen UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0720610044 / 9780720610048  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029115 $16.95
Sipila, Jarkko  
Helsinki Homicide #12: Darling
Signed by the author on the title page. Certain that a man from a murder victim's inner circle is the perpetrator, Takamaki's team arrests him. Spurred by her own motives, the defense attorney sets out to prove the police wrong. Meanwhile, an investigative journalist starts a probe that uncovers new twists.  
Novel, 264 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Ice Cold Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1937241084 / 9781937241087  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029031 $13.95
Smith, Alexander McCall  
Young Precious Ramotswe #3: The Mystery of the Missing Lion
Ages 7 and up. Precious is visiting her Aunty Bee at a safari camp. When an actor-lion escapes from a nearby film crew, Precious and her resourceful new friend Khumo decide to use their detective skills to help track him down.  
Novel, 90 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Anchor - 2014 - ISBN: 0804173273 / 9780804173278  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029028 $6.99
Smith, Lacey Baldwin  
English History Made Brief, Irreverent, and Pleasurable
A history of England that is designed to entertain as well as inform, for the armchair traveler, the tourist, or just about anyone interested in history.  
Nonfiction, 262 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Academy Chicago - 2007 - ISBN: 0897335473 / 9780897335478  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029100 $17.95
Staveley, Brian  
Unhewn Throne #1: The Emperor's Blades
The emperor of Annur has been slain by unknown enemies. His three children, scattered across the world, do what they must to stay alive and unmask the assassins. But each of them also has a destiny entangled with ancient enemies and inscrutable gods.  
Novel, 478 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Tor - 2014 - ISBN: 076533643X / 9780765336439  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027112 $17.99
Stirling, S.M.  
Change #10: The Given Sacrifice
Having led his army to victory over the Church Universal and Triumphant, Rudi must confront the forces behind the Church - the Powers of the Void, who threaten Rudi not only in the present, but also in his children's future.  
Novel, 480 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Roc - 2014 - ISBN: 0451417321 / 9780451417329  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028185 $9.99
Stockbridge, Grant (Page, Norvell W.)  
Spider #03: Return of the Racket Kings / The Spider and the Flame King
Plus Spider story 'Blood Bond' by Norvell W. Page.

Return of the Racket Kings: The Snake, gangland's newest overlord, resurrects Prohibition-era gangsterism.

The Spider and the Flame King: When a Western town is terrorized, The Spider leaves his New York haunts to protect the nation's wartime oil resources.  
Omnibus, 127 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1942 / 1942)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771350 / 9781608771356  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027868 $14.95
Stockwin, Julian  
Thomas Kydd #14: Caribbee
1806: Working out of the Leeward Islands station, Kydd and the others make the most of running down prizes and sending off fat convoys of sugar to England. But Bonaparte finds a way to take revenge for Trafalgar, and Kydd is shocked out of his complacency when he is accused of murder.  
Novel, 328 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
McBooks - 2014 - ISBN: 1590136721 / 9781590136720  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029127 $18.00
Stockwin, Julian  
Thomas Kydd #15: Pasha
1807: Fears about French influence over the Turks send Kydd to Constantinople to rescue the British ambassador. Nicolas Renzi engineers a coup in the Topkapi Palace that turns the tables on the French, but winds up in a Turkish prison. Kydd will need superb seamanship and sheer bravado to free his friend.  
Novel, 360 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
McBooks - 2014 - ISBN: 1590136837 / 9781590136836  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029126 $24.00
Suchet, David  
Poirot and Me
The actor shares his memories of creating the TV series, and reflects on what the detective has meant to him over the years.  
Nonfiction, 373 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Headline UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0755364228 / 9780755364220  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029122 $13.99
Sutherland, Tui T.  
Wings of Fire #4: The Dark Secret
Ages 8 and up. The NightWings have kidnapped their own dragonet of destiny, and Starflight is finally meeting the rest of his tribe - whether he wants to or not. The NightWings have also kidnapped several innocent RainWings. Now the fate of two kingdoms rests in Starflight's talons.  
Novel, 295 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Scholastic - 2014 - ISBN: 0545349265 / 9780545349260  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028708 $6.99
Swanston, Andrew  
Thomas Hill #2: The King's Exile
1648: Falsely arrested and deported to Barbados, Thomas is desperate to return to his family in England after news of the king's execution arrives. He volunteers for the dangerous role of envoy to Admiral Ayscue, commander of the fleet sent to take control of the island for Cromwell.  
Novel, 476 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Corgi UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0552166111 / 9780552166119  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029147 $14.95
Swanston, Andrew (aka Douglas, Andrew)  
Thomas Hill #1: The King's Spy (original title: The King's Codebreaker)
1643: England is at war with itself, King Charles' negotiations with Parliament in shambles. Summoned to Oxford to serve as the king's cryptographer, quiet bookseller Thomas Hill discovers that nothing is straightforward at the court, where brutal murders are occurring. Can he decipher a notoriously unbreakable code to reveal a traitor's identity and prevent more deaths?  
Novel, 461 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2010)  
Corgi UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0552166103 / 9780552166102  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029146 $14.95
Szarlan, Chrysler  
The Hawley Book of the Dead
Reve Dyer is an illusionist with real magical powers. When a stranger alters her trick pistol, Reve kills her husband during their Las Vegas act. Returning to her Massachusetts hometown, Reve delves into her family's legends, and discovers an ancient journal with mysterious power. But the stranger has followed Reve - and she has something he desperately wants.  
Novel, 328 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Ballantine - 2014 - ISBN: 0345545028 / 9780345545022  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028880 $26.00
Tervo, Jari  
Among the Saints
When a hoodlum is killed in his Lapland hometown, no one know the who, why, and how of the murder, not even the victim. Thirty-five characters - ambulance crew, detectives, family members, neighbors, criminals, and more - recount a series of events that connect the dots to finally reveal the killer.  
Novel, 339 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Ice Cold Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0982444990 / 9780982444993  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029032 $13.95
Thompson, Jim  
The Getaway
Doc McCoy is the most skilled criminal alive. But when, for the first time in his long criminal career, his shot doesn't hit the mark, Doc begins to realize that the perfect bank robbery isn't complete without the perfect getaway to back it up.  
Novel, 205 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1958)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403970 / 9780316403979  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028465 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
The Nothing Man
His estranged wife Ellen is ready to do whatever it takes to get Clinton Brown back, even if it means exposing a painful truth Brown keeps hidden. He'd kill a whole lot of people to keep this one thing quiet - and soon enough, the bodies just happen to start piling up around him.  
Novel, 239 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1954)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316404012 / 9780316404013  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027951 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
Roughneck
A larger than life literary memoir - or entertaining tall tale - that chronicles the many jobs, near-criminal escapades, and downright unlawful grifts of Jim Thompson's early adult life.  
Novel, 204 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1954)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403814 / 9780316403818  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028476 $15.00
Tobler, E. Catherine  
Rings of Anubis
Late 19th century: the world looks to a future of revolutionary science and extraordinary machines. Archaeologist Eleanor Folley looks back to Egypt's ancient mysteries and her mother's disappearance. Agent Virgil Mallory, a man with ghosts and monsters of his own, brings evidence of a crime, leading them from Paris to Egypt, and from the present to the ancient past. Uncovering the truth exposes a dangerous game of life, death, and uncanny powers.  
Novel, 349 pages, Trade Paperback  
Prime Masque - 2014 - ISBN: 160701520X / 9781607015208  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027254 $14.95
Truc, Olivier  
Forty Days Without Shadow
An ancient Sami drum has been stolen from a museum in a small village in northern Norway. Hours later, one of the last Sami reindeer herders is found murdered. Are the two crimes connected? Local cops Klemet Nango, an experienced Sami officer, and Nina Nansen, his young partner from southern Norway, investigate.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2014 International Dagger
 
Novel, 463 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Grand Central - 2014 - ISBN: 145554759X / 9781455547593  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028546 $16.00
Tuma, Refe & Susan  
What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night
Full color. Every November, the Tumas work into the night to bring their children scenes from the nighttime antics of their plastic dinosaurs. The dinosaurs wreck bathrooms, destroy vases, rock out, encounter terrifying hot irons, even do the dishes, with hilarious results.  
Humor, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Little, Brown - 2014 - ISBN: 0316294594 / 9780316294591  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028525 $20.00
Urban, Simon  
Plan D
In a Germany where the Wall never came down, West Berlin is thriving, but the GDR is facing bankruptcy. The only hope lies in economic talks with the West, but an ally of the GDR's chairman has been murdered, and all the clues suggest the killer was Stasi. Detective Martin Wegener must work the West German police to find the killer, even if it means investigating the Stasi.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2014 International Dagger
 
Novel, 512 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Vintage UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0099578352 / 9780099578352  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028682 $15.95
Vallejo, Boris / Bell, Julie  
Dreamland
Full color collection featuring recent examples of their fantasy art.  
Art Book, 192 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Harper Design - 2014 - ISBN: 0062242709 / 9780062242709  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028600 $35.00
VanderMeer, Jeff  
Southern Reach #3: Acceptance
It is winter in Area X. A new team crosses the border on a mission to find a member of a previous expedition who may have been left behind. As they press deeper into the unknown, navigating new terrain and new challenges, the threat to the outside world becomes more daunting.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel (entire trilogy)
 
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Farrar, Straus and Giroux - 2014 - ISBN: 0374104115 / 9780374104115  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027979 $15.00
Wade, Stephen  
A Thief in the Night and Other Adventures of the Septimus Society
London, 1890: Five amateur criminologists - a professor, a Lord, a former jockey, a talented rogue, and a society lady - tackle their first cases in these six stories.
    Contents
  • The Septimus Society
  • The Society Welcomes Maria
  • The Canlon Studios
  • A Thief in the Night
  • The Torment of Memory
  • Another Jack
  • The Baron's Passion
  • The Honourable Man
 
Collection, 190 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Mystery Press UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0750956283 / 9780750956284  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029152 $14.95


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