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Newsletter 107
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Thompson, Jim  
The Kill-Off
All of Luane Devore's neighbors want her dead. Some, like her young husband Ralph and his girlfriend, want the money she keeps hidden under the mattress she spends her days resting on. Others want to stop her malicious gossip. But who will finally take matters into their own hands, and when?  
Novel, 235 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1957)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316404004 / 9780316404006  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028469 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
The Killer Inside Me
Everyone in the small Texas town loves deputy sheriff Lou Ford, the nicest guy around. But behind his bland surface lurks a monster the likes of which few have seen, with an urge that has already claimed multiple lives. It cost Lou his brother Mike, a construction worker who fell to his death in what was anything but an accident. A murder that Lou is determined to avenge. And if innocent people have to die in the process, well, that's perfectly all right with Lou.  
Novel, 229 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1952)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316404063 / 9780316404068  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028470 $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  
Nothing More Than Murder
Joe can't stand his wife, but he loves her movie theater. Then Joe falls for housemaid Carol, and the two can't keep it a secret. His wife won't leave Joe the theater unless he provides for her, but he's put all his money into the show house. Carol and Joe's only hope is the life insurance they've taken out on each other - if one of them were presumed dead, they'd have more than enough money to solve all their problems.  
Novel, 215 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1949)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403938 / 9780316403931  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028471 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
Now and on Earth
James Dillon is working a menial job, trying to raise a family and support his elderly mother and sister Frankie. He drinks too hard, just like nearly everyone in his family. With so many crammed into one home, sometimes there's so much fighting he can barely stand it. But if James can survive the chaos of everyday life long enough, maybe, just maybe, there's a chance it'll all get better.  
Novel, 271 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1942)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403946 / 9780316403948  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028472 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
Pop. 1280
Nick Corey is a terrible sheriff on purpose. He knows that nobody in Potts County actually wants to follow the law. But two local pimps have been sassing him, ruining his already tattered reputation. His girlfriend Rose is being terrorized by her husband. And Nick's wife and her brother Lenny: are they a little too close for brother and sister? With an election coming up, Nick needs to fix his problems fast.  
Novel, 231 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1964)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403784 / 9780316403788  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028473 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
Recoil
Patrick Cosgrove has spent fifteen years in the reformatory, under the care of a warden whose penchant for violence is legendary - surely nothing could be worse. But when a psychologist he's never met places Cosgrove in the care of Doc Luther, Cosgrove's not so sure he hasn't traded the frying pan for the fire after all.  
Novel, 185 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1953)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403806 / 9780316403801  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028474 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
Rip-Off
Britt never knew he could love a woman as deeply as he does Manuela and be so terrified of her at the same time. The longer he stays with her, the closer to death he seems to come. A vicious dog is let loose in his hotel room. He's threatened at gunpoint. And when he finally ends up in the hospital, someone pushes his wheelchair down the stairs. Is it a rival for Manuela's affection? Is it Manuela herself? Whatever it is, Britt better find out fast.  
Novel, 226 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1985)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316404020 / 9780316404020  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028475 $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
Thompson, Jim  
Savage Night
Mobster Jake Winroy is to be the top witness in a major case against organized crime. So a Mafioso has hired Charlie 'Little' Bigger to infiltrate the Winroy residence and kill Winroy. It seems like the easiest job on Earth, until Little lays eyes on the beautiful and dangerous Fay, and on the housemaid Ruth, a woman as sensual as she is vulnerable.  
Novel, 229 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1953)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403822 / 9780316403825  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028477 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
South of Heaven
When Tommy gets a job working with dynamite, disaster ensues. In a matter of days, Tommy is brutally beaten, and witnesses a cold-blooded murder the law can't be bothered to investigate. Then Carol shows up, and he falls for her. She knows a few things she could do for the pipeline workers to keep afloat, an arrangement that Tommy can't bear for long. As Tommy's about to find out, sometimes the only way out is down.  
Novel, 235 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1967)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403830 / 9780316403832  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028478 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
A Swell-Looking Babe
While Dusty the bellboy has designs on beautiful older woman Marcia Hillis, Marcia has an agenda of her own. One that threatens to pull the hotel inside-out, use Dusty up for all he's worth, and leave him reeling and on the run, the whole world at his heels.  
Novel, 208 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1954)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 031640392X / 9780316403924  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028460 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
Texas by the Tail
To everyone he's every played dice with, Mitch Corley seems like the luckiest guy around. But Corley forgot about one thing: Texans don't forgive easily. And there's nothing they hate more than a cheater.  
Novel, 237 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1965)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316403741 / 9780316403740  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028479 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
The Transgressors
Deputy sheriff Tom Lord is happy to sign a contract to set up oil and gas pipelines on his Texas property, with barely a glance at the paperwork. But when Lord finds out just what is entailed, things start to go sour fast for the man who brought him that contract.  
Novel, 238 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1961)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316404039 / 9780316404037  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028480 $15.00
Thompson, Jim  
Wild Town
When Bugs McKenna drifts his way into Ragtown, Texas, he gets his first job in years, as a hotel detective. But now that Bugs owes deputy sheriff Lou Ford a favor, things are likely to get ugly fast - and odds are it'll have something to do with the bombshell wife of Bugs' new employer.  
Novel, 241 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1957)  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316404047 / 9780316404044  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028481 $15.00
Thurlo, Aimée & David  
Ella Clah #18: Ghost Medicine
A Navajo cop turned PI was tracking down stolen county property. When he's murdered, Ella and county detective Dan Nez investigate, and discover that Navajo artifacts - from an illegal dig somewhere on the Reservation - are being offered for sale.  
Novel, 320 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Forge - 2014 - ISBN: 0765334054 / 9780765334053  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028039 $15.99
Tobin, Paul (writer) / Querio, Joe (artist)  
Witcher GN Volume 1: The House of Glass
Full color. Traveling near the edge of the Brokilon forest, monster hunter Geralt meets a widowed fisherman whose dead and murderous wife resides in a mansion which seems to have endless rooms, nothing to fill them with, and horror around every corner.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dark Horse - 2014 - ISBN: 1616554746 / 9781616554743  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028904 $17.99
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
Vallere, Diane  
Material Witness #1: Suede to Rest
After inheriting her family's long-closed textile store, Poly looks forward to restoring the family business. When a murder occurs behind the shop, she suspects it is tied to a mystery in her family's past that she's determined to solve.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Lefty Award for Most Humorous Mystery
 
Novel, 278 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425270572 / 9780425270578  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028271 $7.99
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
Viets, Elaine  
Josie Marcus #10: A Dog Gone Murder
To clear the name of her mother's new tenant Franklin, Josie must find out who really killed the nasty proprietor of the doggy day-care center Franklin worked at.  
Novel, 280 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2014 - ISBN: 0451465989 / 9780451465986  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028280 $7.99


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