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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
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
Stroud, Jonathan  
Lockwood & Co. #1: The Screaming Staircase
Ages 9 and up. Ghosts, haunts, spirits, and specters are appearing throughout London, and only young people have the psychic abilities to see and eradicate these supernatural foes. Lucy Carlyle teams up with Anthony Lockwood, the leader of a small agency that runs independent of any adult supervision. After an assignment leads to both a grisly discovery and a disastrous end, Lucy, Anthony, and their colleague George are forced to take part in the perilous investigation of one of the most haunted houses in England. Will Lockwood & Co. survive the Hall's legendary Screaming Staircase and Red Room to see another day?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery
 
Novel, 390 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Disney Hyperion - 2014 - ISBN: 1423186923 / 9781423186922  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026302 $7.99
Strout, Anton  
Spellmason #3: Incarnate
When a spell gone awry sets thousands of gargoyles loose upon Manhattan, it's up to Lexi and her faithful protector Stanis to put things right.  
Novel, 306 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2014 - ISBN: 0425273555 / 9780425273555  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028197 $7.99
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
Swanson, Denise  
Scumble River #17: Murder of a Needled Knitter
Newlyweds Skye and Wally are all set to enjoy their honeymoon cruise. Only two things stand in their way - murder, and Skye's mom, who has booked the same cruise with her knitting group.  
Novel, 245 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2014 - ISBN: 0451416511 / 9780451416513  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028239 $7.99
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
Taylor, D.J.  
The Windsor Faction
Autumn, 1939: Everything in history is just as it was. Except that journalists gather like vultures for the funeral of Wallis Simpson, a mournful King Edward VIII sits on the throne, and a secret organization operating at the highest levels of society is determined to derail the war effort against Nazi Germany.  
Novel, 376 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Pegasus - 2014 - ISBN: 1605986194 / 9781605986197  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028690 $14.95
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, James (editor)  
Helsinki Noir
Fourteen original stories by top Finnish crime writers.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Part I: Deep Cuts
  • Jenkem == Pekka Hiltunen
  • Kiss of Santa == Leena Lehtolainen
  • The Hand of Ai == James Thompson
  • St. Peter's Street == Riikka Ala-Harja
  • Hard Rain == Tapani Bagge
    Part II: Broken Blades
  • The Silent Woman == Joe L. Murr
  • Little Black == Teemu Kaskinen
  • Silent Night == Jarkko Sipila
  • Snowy Sarcophagus == Jukka Petaja
  • Dead Cinch == Tuomas Lius
    Part III: Winds of Violence
  • Good Intentions == Jesse Itkonen
  • The Broker == Karo Hamalainen
  • The Script == Antti Tuomainen
  • Stolen Lives == Johanna Holmstrom
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 283 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2014 - ISBN: 161775241X / 9781617752414  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028828 $15.95
Thompson, Jim  
After Dark, My Sweet
Kid Collins is on the run after escaping from a mental institution when he meets Fay, a young widow. She is smart and decent - at least when she's sober. Soon Collins finds himself involved in a scheme gone drastically wrong, because the child they've kidnapped is diabetic - without insulin, he'll die. Not the safest situation for Collins, a man for whom stress and violence have long gone hand-in-hand.  
Novel, 195 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1955)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403849 / 9780316403849  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028461 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
The Alcoholics
Dr. Murphy runs a recovery center for California's worst alcholics. To keep it open, he'll do anything.  
Novel, 170 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1953)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403954 / 9780316403955  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027950 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
Bad Boy
This autobiography-as-novel details the author's formative years. During a childhood spent at the mercy of a father whose schemes put him on the wrong side of the law, and a grandfather who knew the bad parts of town like the back of his hand, young Jim Thompson learned a lot about sin.  
Novel, 207 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1953)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 031640375X / 9780316403757  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028462 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
The Criminal
Everyone knows that Bob Talbert wasn't the one responsible for the brutal crime that ended Josie Eddleman's life. But for an amoral tabloid reporter, a district attorney who'll do anything for a confession, and Bob's parents - who care as little for Bob as they do for each other - guilt and innocence are little more than a matter of perspective.  
Novel, 158 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1953)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403962 / 9780316403962  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028463 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
Cropper's Cabin
Tommy Carver's relationship with Donna, the daughter of a man he hates, has led to more outbursts than anything else in Tommy's firecracker existence. With her unearthly beauty and a passion that rivals Tommy's own, he couldn't help but fall for her. But as everybody knows, the stories of star-crossed lovers never have happy endings.  
Novel, 204 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1952)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403768 / 9780316403764  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028464 $15.00
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 Golden Gizmo
Toddy Kent didn't exactly mean to steal a priceless watch. Who ever knew one lousy watch could bring so much trouble? And how many times can Kent avoid getting killed before his luck runs out for good?  
Novel, 209 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1954)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403989 / 9780316403986  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028466 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
The Grifters
Everyone thinks Roy Dillon is an honest, hardworking salesman. But hidden in his hotel room is the money Roy makes from his grifting. When the simplest con goes wrong, he finds himself critically injured, and at the mercy of the most dangerous woman he ever met: his own mother.  
Novel, 201 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1963)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316404055 / 9780316404051  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028467 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
Heed the Thunder
In Verdon, Nebraska, you can't go ten feet without running into one of the Fargos. So, Grant Fargo argues to his grandfather, it's perfectly all right that he's desperately in love with his first cousin Bella. Before it all plays out, men will be murdered, jailed, tarred and feathered, or worse. And while everyone in the Fargo clan would kill for the family deeds, God might just end up with them instead.  
Novel, 332 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1946)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403776 / 9780316403771  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028468 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
A Hell of a Woman
Dolly Dillon has a job he hates and a wife he can't stand. Mona's being forced to do things she doesn't like, with men she doesn't know, and wants out. Soon Dolly and Mona find themselves involved in a scheme of robbery, murder, and mayhem that makes Dolly's blood run cold. And as Dolly's plans begin to unravel, his mind soon follows.  
Novel, 196 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1954)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403733 / 9780316403733  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028459 $15.00


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