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Newsletter 107
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Nadel, Barbara  
Hakim & Arnold #1: A Private Business
Ex-cop Lee Arnold and his Muslim assistant Mumtaz Hakim run a detective agency in London's East End, in a community fraught with conflict and tension. As they investigate a woman's fears that someone is following her, what they discover turns the inquiry in an even more sinister direction.  
Novel, 454 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Quercus UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0857387766 / 9780857387769  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029134 $12.95
Naughtie, James  
The Madness of July
Late 1970s: Trained as a spy for a life behind enemy lines, Will Flemying is now rising to the top in politics. But when a bizarre death begins to reveal some of his government's most sensitive secrets, Flemying is drawn back into the dangerous shadows of the Cold War.  
Novel, 392 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Overlook - 2014 - ISBN: 1468309617 / 9781468309614  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027945 $26.95
Nesbø, Jo  
Harry Hole #06: The Redeemer
Harry Hole, the Oslo police department's best investigator and worst civil servant, pursues a desperate, faceless contract killer on a chase that leads to the darkest corners of the former Yugoslavia.  
Novel, 500 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2014 - ISBN: 0307742989 / 9780307742988  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025637 $14.95
Newman, Kim  
Bad Dreams / Bloody Students (original title: Orgy of the Blood Parasites)
In London to investigate the strange death of her sister, US journalist Anne Neilson is sucked into a netherworld of corruption and perversion, hurtling toward a final confrontation where she has only the dead as allies. Plus novel Bloody Students, originally published under his Jack Yeovil pseudonym.  
Novel, 521 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1990 / 1994)  
Titan - 2014 - ISBN: 1781165610 / 9781781165614  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028927 $14.95
Nicolay, Scott  
Ana Kai Tangata
Eight stories and novellas of weird horror, with settings ranging from New Jersey to Easter Island.
    Contents
  • Foreword == Laird Barron
  • alligators
  • The Bad Outer Space
  • Ana Kai Tangata
  • Eyes Exchange Bank
  • Phragmites
  • The Soft Frogs
  • Geschafte
  • Tuckahoe
  • Afterword == John Pelan
 
Collection, Hardcover, 1st Trade Edition  
Fedogan & Bremer - 2014 - ISBN: 1878252089 / 9781878252081  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027885 $30.00
North, Claire (aka Griffin, Kate aka Webb, Catherine)  
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Harry is on his deathbed. Again. No matter what he does, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of the lives he has already lived. Nothing ever changes. But as Harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a girl appears at his bedside; she needs to send a message back with him. This is the story of what Harry does next, and what he did before, and how he tries to save a past he cannot change and a future he cannot allow.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2014 British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Award
 
Novel, 405 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Hachette Redhook - 2014 - ISBN: 0316399620 / 9780316399623  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028519 $16.00
Nye, Jody Lynn  
Imperium #2: Fortunes of the Imperium
Signed by the author on the title page. Lieutenant Lord Thomas Kinago is on a mission for the mysterious Mr. Frank, head of the secret service, to discover how prohibited goods are being smuggled into the Autocracy. His crew's cover assignment is to find out why legitimate shippers are being detained at checkpoints. As usual, Thomas' reputation for sudden enthusiasm and goodhearted mayhem precedes him. And as usual, it's up to his trusted aide Parsons to find a way to keep his hapless master on course - or at least keep him from getting himself killed.  
Novel, 471 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Baen - 2014 - ISBN: 1476736723 / 9781476736723  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027282 $15.00
Oates, Joyce Carol (editor)  
Prison Noir
Fifteen original stories of prison life, written by inmates.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Joyce Carol Oates
    Part I: Ghosts in the Machine
  • Shuffle == Christopher M. Stephen
  • I Saw an Angel == Sin Soracco
  • Bardos == Scott Gutches
  • Trap == Eric Boyd
  • A Message in the Breath of Allah == Ali F. Sareini
    Part II: Caged Birds Sing
  • Tune-Up == Stephen Geez
  • Foxhole == B.M. Dolarman
  • There Will Be Seeds for Next Year == Zeke Caligiuri
  • Immigrant Song == Marco Verdoni
  • Rat's Ass == Kenneth R. Brydon
    Part III: I Saw the Whole Thing, It Was Horrible
  • Milk and Tea == Linda Michelle Marquardt
  • Angel Eyes == Andre White
  • How eBay Nearly Killed Gary Bridgway == Timothy Pauley
  • 3 Block from Hell == Bryan K. Palmer
  • The Investigation == William Van Poyck
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 254 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2014 - ISBN: 1617752398 / 9781617752391  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028825 $15.95
Olsen, Gregg  
Waterman & Stark #1: The Girl in the Woods
Forensic pathologist Birdy Waterman and Sheriff Kendall Stark are on the trail of a psychopath whose powers of persuasion seem to have no end.  
Novel, 396 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pinnacle - 2014 - ISBN: 0786029943 / 9780786029945  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028307 $9.99
Oppenheim, E. Phillips  
The Great Impersonation
1913: English aristocrat Everard Dominey stumbles out of the East African bush only to come face-to-face with his double, the German Baron von Ragastein. When Dominey returns to London, suspicions rise: is this Dominey, or a German agent infiltrating high society on the eve of war?  
Novel, 288 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1920)  
British Library - 2014 - ISBN: 0712357211 / 9780712357210  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028681 $15.00
Pajer, Bernadette  
Professor Bradshaw #4: The Edison Effect
1903: When an electrician is found dead in a store window, clutching a festoon of Thomas Edison's holiday lights, Professor Benjamin Bradshaw suspects a dangerous game has been set in motion.  
Novel, 246 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2014 - ISBN: 1464202524 / 9781464202520  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028746 $14.95
Palliser, Charles  
Rustication
1863: Opium addict Richard Shenstone has been sent down from Cambridge under a cloud of suspicion. Soon after, graphic and threatening letters begin to circulate among his neighbors, and Richard finds himself suspected of crimes ranging from vivisection to murder.  
Novel, 323 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Norton - 2014 - ISBN: 0393349810 / 9780393349818  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028701 $15.95
Parent, B.K.  
Sommerhjem #3: Journey's Seekers
Signed by the author on the half-title page. Chance has been chosen by his family to return to Sommerhjem to retrieve a piece of the oppgave ringe his father hid before the family fled. But what he thought would be a grand adventure turns out to be more than he bargained for. Meanwhile, Yara secures work in the royal library, where she secretly begins researching the whereabouts of a piece of the oppgave ringe her family was once charged with keeping safe. What she uncovers takes her and her fox companion Toki on a dangerous expedition to Sommerhjem's border.  
Novel, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
iUniverse - 2014 - ISBN: 1491726881 / 9781491726884  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027861 $20.95
Paretsky, Sara  
V.I. Warshawski #16: Critical Mass
A favor for a friend leads V.I. to a nest of lies, secrets, and silence dating back to the competition between America, Germany, Japan, and England to develop the first atomic bomb. And the people who guard the secrets today will not let go of them without a fight.  
Novel, 544 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Signet - 2014 - ISBN: 045146818X / 9780451468185  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028227 $9.99
Parker, T. Jefferson  
Full Measure
When his family's avocado ranch is destroyed by a wildfire, Patrick Norris puts his plans on hold to save the family home. After his troubled brother Ted's quest to prove himself goes terribly wrong, Ted tries to disappear. Desperate to find him and salvage what remains of his family, Patrick faces an agonizing choice.  
Novel, 276 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's - 2014 - ISBN: 1250052009 / 9781250052001  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028004 $25.99
Penny, Louise  
Armand Gamache #10: The Long Way Home
Publisher's signed edition with signature on front free endpaper; 'Signed Edition' sticker on front of jacket. Gamache is happily retired in the village of Three Pines, but when Clara Morrow's husband Peter fails to return on schedule, Gamache agrees to help search for the missing artist. Jean-Guy Beauvoir and Myrna Landers join them on a hunt that takes them deeper and deeper into Quebec.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 373 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2014 - ISBN: 1250022061 / 9781250022066  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028008 $27.99
Perry, Anne  
William Monk #19: Blind Justice
Victorian London: When Oliver Rathbone tampers with a case in the name of justice, Police Superintendent William Monk must find a way to make things right without betraying his friend.  
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Ballantine - 2014 - ISBN: 034553672X / 9780345536723  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028981 $16.00
Perry, Carol J.  
Witch City #1: Caught Dead Handed
Hoping for a reporter's job in Salem, Massachusetts, Lee winds up replacing the murdered psychic who hosted the station's late-night horror movies. Now Lee is starting to wonder if she actually has psychic abilities, and the dead woman's cat O'Ryan is exhibiting some strange powers of his own. As Halloween approaches, Lee must unmask a killer.  
Novel, 393 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2014 - ISBN: 1617733695 / 9781617733697  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028292 $7.99
Perry, Leigh (aka Kelner, Toni L.P.)  
Family Skeleton #2: The Skeleton Takes a Bow
While his skull is being used to play Yorick in a high school production of Hamlet, Sid the Skeleton witnesses a murder. Now Georgia and her bony buddy are sticking their necks out to catch a killer.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425255832 / 9780425255834  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028235 $7.99
Pini, Wendy / Pini, Richard  
ElfQuest: The Complete ElfQuest Volume 1
Black & white. Massive collection of all of The Original Quest, plus an extensive gallery of concept art, pinups, and covers, with commentary from series creators Wendy and Richard Pini. Driven from their forest home by the threat of annihilation, Chief Cutter and the Wolfriders wander an ever-changing landscape inhabited by excitable humans - and other odd creatures. They find other elf tribes as well, forging alliances, discovering enemies, and doing battle.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus  
Dark Horse - 2014 - ISBN: 161655407X / 9781616554071  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027471 $24.99
Piro, Sal / Viezo, Larry  
The Rocky Horror Treasury
A tribute to the cult classic stage musical and film, with behind the scenes stories, photos, audio clips from the songs, temporary tattoos, a Time Warp dance chart, and more.  
Nonfiction, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Running Press - 2014 - ISBN: 0762455195 / 9780762455195  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New029049 $27.00
Pitcher, Annabel  
Yours Truly (HC title: Ketchup Clouds)
Ages 14 and up. Zoe has an unconventional pen pal: Mr. Stuart Harris, a convicted murderer on Death Row. She has an unconventional story to tell: how she fell for two boys, betrayed one of them, and killed the other. Mr. Harris may never reply, but at least somebody will know her story - somebody who knows what it's like to kill a person you love. Only through her unusual confession can Zoe hope to atone for her mistakes, and work to put her own life back together.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Young Adult
 
Novel, 261 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Little, Brown - 2014 - ISBN: 0316246786 / 9780316246781  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028595 $9.00
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #29: Going Postal
Lord Vetinari offers con man and forger Moist von Lipwig a choice: suffer a painful death, or get Ankh-Morpork's ancient post office up and running efficiently. Now the former criminal is facing really big problems. There are tons of undelivered mail - and the letters seem to be talking to him. Worst of all, it means taking on the Grand Trunk clacks communication monopoly and its bloodthirsty piratical head.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2006 Nebula Award for Best Novel

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 471 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2004)  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 0062334972 / 9780062334978  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028635 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #30: Thud!
Centuries ago, it was trolls against dwarfs in bloody combat in Koom Valley. Nobody's quite sure why they fought or who actually won, but they still view each other with distrust. Lately, dwarf Grag Hamcrusher has been fomenting unrest in Ankh-Morpork. When he's discovered beaten to death, with a troll club conveniently lying nearby, Commander Vimes knows that the wellbeing of his city depends on solving the crime without delay. But a deadly puzzle will pull Vimes deep into the muck and mire of tradition, hatred, and fear - and all the way to Koom Valley.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 434 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2005)  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 0062334980 / 9780062334985  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028636 $9.99
Pratchett, Terry  
Discworld #31: Making Money
Having exceeded all expectations, including his own, con man turned Postmaster General Moist von Lipwig finds himself summoned by Lord Vetinari and asked to take charge of the Royal Mint. Now he's not only making money, but enemies too. He's got to spring a prisoner from jail, break into his own bank vault, stop the new manager from licking his face, and, above all, find out where all the gold has gone. Otherwise, his life in banking, while very exciting, is going to be quite short.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2008 Nebula Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 473 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007)  
Harper - 2014 - ISBN: 0062334999 / 9780062334992  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028637 $9.99


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