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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow Annual #01: The Crime Crypt / The Green Terror
Plus The Shadow radio script 'Can the Dead Talk'.

The Crime Crypt: The Shadow conceals himself in an ancient sarcophagus to penetrate a criminal lair.

The Green Terror: The Shadow battles a mastermind who paralyzes foes with technological fear.  
Omnibus, 144 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1941)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771415 / 9781608771417  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027895 $14.95
Gunn, James  
Transcendental Machine #1: Transcendental
A spaceship is making a pilgrimage to the far end of the galaxy, its passengers hoping to achieve transcendence. Except Riley: he plans to find and kill the prophet reputed to help others transcend. As the voyage is marred by violence and betrayal, it becomes clear that some of the passengers are not the spiritual seekers they claim to be.  
Novel, 302 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Tor - 2014 - ISBN: 0765335034 / 9780765335036  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027994 $15.99
Guran, Paula (editor)  
Time Travel: Recent Trips
Reprints eighteen stories written in the 21st century.
    Contents
  • Time Travel Orientation (introduction) == Paula Guran
  • With Fate Conspire == Vandana Singh
  • Twember == Steve Rasnic Tem
  • The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary == Ken Liu
  • The Carpet Beds of Sutro Park == Kage Baker
  • Mating Habits of the Late Cretaceous == Dale Bailey
  • Blue Ink == Yoon Ha Lee
  • Two Shot's From Fly's Photo Gallery == John Shirley
  • The Mists of Time == Tom Purdom
  • The King of Where-I-Go == Howard Waldrop
  • Bespoke == Genevieve Valentine
  • First Flight == Mary Robinette Kowal
  • The Time Travel Club == Charlie Jane Anders
  • The Ghosts of Christmas == Paul Cornell
  • The Ile of Dogges == Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette
  • September at Wall and Broad == Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • Thought Experiment == Eileen Gunn
  • Number 73 Glad Avenue == Suzanne J. Willis
  • The Lost Canal == Michael Moorcock
  • About the Authors
  • Acknowledgments
 
Anthology, 376 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Prime - 2014 - ISBN: 1607014343 / 9781607014348  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028670 $16.95
Hairston, Andrea  
Lonely Stardust
Two plays, a speech, and eight essays by the award-winning speculative fiction novelist and playwright.
    Contents
  • Disappearing Natives: The Colonized Body Is Monstrous
  • Octavia Butler - Praise Song to a Prophetic Artist
  • Driving Mr. Lenny
  • Romance of the Robot: From RUR & Metropolis to WALL-E
  • Lord of the Monsters
  • Heretical Connectedness
  • Different and Equal Together: SF Satire in District 9
  • Stories Are More Important than Facts: Imagination as Resistance in Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth
  • Hummingbird Flying Backward
  • Lonely Stardust
  • Guest of Honor Speech, WisCon 36
 
Collection, 337 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Aqueduct - 2014 - ISBN: 1619760517 / 9781619760516  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027845 $20.00
Hambly, Barbara  
Benjamin January #13: Crimson Angel
1838: Jefferson Vitrack, the white half-brother of January's wife, believes that the family's lost treasure is in Haiti. But the world's only Black Republic looks with murderous mistrust upon strangers, and January is reluctant to go. After Vitrack is murdered, and attempts are made on January and his wife, he realizes that he has no choice.  
Novel, 247 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Severn House - 2014 - ISBN: 0727884271 / 9780727884275  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027629 $29.95
Hart, Carolyn  
Bailey Ruth #4: Ghost Gone Wild
Good-hearted ghost Bailey Ruth finds herself in her Oklahoma hometown, where she saves Nick Magruder from taking a bullet. After she materializes to reassure him, she can't vanish - his aunt's ghost has tricked her into coming to his rescue, and now she's trapped unless she can help catch the person who wants Nick dead.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425260763 / 9780425260760  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028256 $7.99
Hart, Ellen  
Jane Lawless #20: Rest for the Wicked
PI Jane Lawless gets a phone message from her partner Nolan's nephew, then discovers the man was knifed just minutes later. When more murders follow, Jane sets out to find the killer.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 25th Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Mystery
 
Novel, 307 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Bywater - 2014 - ISBN: 1612940471 / 9781612940472  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028831 $12.95
Hastings, Milo M.  
City of Endless Night
2041: Since the end of the Great War, Berlin has been an enormous subterranean city, presided over by the autocratic Hohenzollern dynasty and home to 300 million citizens who have never seen the sun. After discovering a way to neutralize Berlin's defenses, US chemist Lyman De Forrest assumes the identity of a dead German and enters the city to discover its secrets.  
Novel, 255 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1919)  
Hesperus UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1843915057 / 9781843915058  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029112 $14.95
Hatke, Ben  
Julia's House for Lost Creatures
Ages 4 and up. When Julia and her walking house come to town, she likes everything except how quiet her new neighborhood is. But soon she's hosting goblins, mermaids, fairies, and even a dragon.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Picture Book, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
First Second - 2014 - ISBN: 1596438665 / 9781596438668  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028058 $17.99
Hayes, J.M.  
The Spirit and the Skull
To the People, a migrating Paleolithic tribe, murder is forbidden. When a member is strangled and evidence of witchcraft is found, aging Spirit Man Raven must solve the crimes and restore the People to harmony with nature, the Spirits, and the mighty Earth Mother.  
Novel, 180 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2014 - ISBN: 1464202850 / 9781464202858  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027560 $14.95
Hayward, William Stephens  
Revelations of a Lady Detective
Tales featuring Mrs. Paschal, the second fictional female detective, who is regularly consulted by the police and works as an undercover agent as well as investigating on her own, throwing herself into cases with verve and no hesitation.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Mike Ashley
  • The Mysterious Countess
  • The Secret Band
  • The Lost Diamonds
  • Stolen Letters
  • The Nun, the Will, and the Abbess
  • Which Is the Heir?
  • Found Drowned
  • Fifty Pounds Reward
  • Mistaken Identity
  • Incognita
 
Collection, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1864)  
British Library - 2013 - ISBN: 071235896X / 9780712358965  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027891 $15.00
Hechtman, Betty  
Crochet #08: For Better or Worsted
At a society wedding, the groom ends up dancing with the Grim Reaper, and the bride's mother is found holding the murder weapon. As the newest addition to a reality TV show, she's happy to fuel the media frenzy. When the distraught bride becomes prime suspect, Molly and the Hookers must identify the killer among the high-profile suspects. Includes crochet patterns and recipes.  
Novel, 295 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425252612 / 9780425252611  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028274 $7.99
Heywood, Joseph  
Woods Cop #09: Killing a Cold One
When the mutilated bodies of two Native American girls are found at a remote campground, strange animal tracks are found, mayhem ensues, a bloody trail of victims begins to accumulate, and the governor orders DNR detective Grady Service to hunt down and eliminate the killer.  
Novel, 439 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Lyons - 2014 - ISBN: 0762791284 / 9780762791286  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028679 $16.95
Hicks, Deron R.  
Shakespeare Mysteries #2: Tower of the Five Orders
Ages 9 and up. With the authenticity of the recently discovered Shakespeare manuscripts in question and her family's publishing business in danger, thirteen-year-old Colophon Letterford travels from Oxford's lofty Tower of the Five Orders to the dank depths of London's sewers in her pursuit of the truth.  
Novel, 310 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2014 - ISBN: 0544336305 / 9780544336308  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028735 $6.99
Hiltunen, Pekka  
Studio #1: Cold Courage
Mari and Lia, two Finnish women in London, strike up a friendship. When Lia shares her plaguing thoughts about an unsolved murder, Mari thinks she and her associates can help where the police have failed. But Mari and Lia are heading into dangerous territory - and Mari is not above using her associates for unscrupulous ends.  
Novel, 433 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Hesperus UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1843914964 / 9781843914969  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029141 $15.95
Hobb, Robin (aka Lindholm, Megan)  
Rain Wilds #4: Blood of Dragons
The dragons and their keepers have found the lost city of Kelsingra. The dragons have learned to use their wings, and their humans have begun transforming into Elderings. But they have not found the silver wells the dragons need to survive. And time is of the essence. Tintaglia has returned, badly wounded, and only the silver can revive her. If she dies, so will the ancient dragon memories she carries - and all hope for the dragons' survival.  
Novel, 481 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Harper Voyager - 2014 - ISBN: 0062116916 / 9780062116918  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028634 $7.99
Hockensmith, Steve  
Holmes on the Range: Dear Mr. Holmes
In these seven stories, Old West cowboys Big Red and Old Red Amlingmeyer crack mysteries using the methods of their hero Sherlock Holmes in these seven stories.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • Dear Mr. Holmes
  • Gustav Amlingmeyer, Holmes on the Range
  • Wolves in Winter
  • Dear Dr. Watson
  • The Water Indian
  • The Devil's Acre
  • Greetings from Purgatory!
  • About the Author
 
Collection, 201 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
2014 - ISBN: 1461077141 / 9781461077145  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028795 $14.99
Holden, Rebecca (editor)  
The WisCon Chronicles Volume 8: Re-Generating WisCon
WisCon is the world's largest feminist science fiction convention, held annually in Madison, Wisconsin. This volume explores some of the issues of interest at WisCon 2013, and more.
    Contents
  • Re-Generating WisCon: What WisCon Has Come (and Not Yet Come) to Be == Rebecca J. Holden
    Speeches
  • Proton Dreams: WisCon 37 Guest of Honor Speech == Joan Slonczewski
  • Characters, Complicity, and Caring: WisCon 37 Guest of Honor Speech == Jo Walton
  • Doing What We Can: James Tiptree Jr. Award Acceptance Speech == Kiini Ibura Salaam
    Who Are We?
  • WisCon Geographies: A Statistical and Spatial Analysis of WisCon Members 1998-2008 == Heather Whipple
    Re-Generating Feminism and Feminist Responses
  • Mayfly == Heather Lindsley
  • Power Begets Power == Nisi Shawl
  • Making Visible the Context of Feminist SF: WisCon and Aqueduct Press == L. Timmel Duchamp
  • Staying with the Trouble with Cyborgs and Goddesses == Joan Haran
  • Reporting Harassment at a Convention: A First-Person How To == Elise Matthesen
  • Dealing with Sexual Harassment == Nancy Jane Moore
    Generating Poetry and Art: The Other Artists of WisCon
  • Blind Faith == Clara Abnet-Holden
  • Women's Speculative Poetry Now == Lesley Wheeler
  • Who Told You == Sofia Samatar
  • Women's Speculative Poetry Now (Or: 'Ode to My Period') == Sofia Samatar
  • The Insanity of Knowing All Things == Clara Abnet-Holden
  • A Hermaphrodite at Menopause == Sandra J. Lindow
  • Speculative Poetry? == Anne Sheldon
  • A Visual Artist's First Experience at WisCon == Kristin Kest
    Re-Generating WisCon: Sacrifices and Outsiders
  • Marie == Kiini Ibura Salaam
  • Living with Inconsistent Consistencies and Consistent Inconsistencies == Janice Mynchenberg
  • Is WisCon Feminist? == Beth Plutchak
  • 'A Way, A Convenience, A Kindness': Fundamentalism and Ecofeminist Utopia in Sheri S. Tepper's Raising the Stones == Naomi Mercer
  • Trans Feminism and Beyond == Rachel Kronick
  • We Are Always Strong, but Never the Babe == Lisa Bolekaja
 
Nonfiction, 227 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Aqueduct - 2014 - ISBN: 1619760614 / 9781619760615  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027846 $15.00
Hollis, Lee  
Hayley Powell #05: Death of a Christmas Caterer
Food critic Hayley Powell planned the office Christmas party. Now she has to figure out who did in the caterer. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 337 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2014 - ISBN: 0758294514 / 9780758294517  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028295 $7.99
Holt, Kay T. (editor)  
Winter Well: Speculative Novellas about Older Women
Four novellas in which older women take center stage. Disaster upon catastrophe forces an unlucky engineer to become someone more adventuresome. A tech-savvy private investigator stalks organ traffickers across a toxic cityscape. International hostilities on an alien planet turn a human architect into a dogged emissary for peace. Enslaved by a monstrous lord, a sage seeks answers in the stars and finds more . . . desirable problems.
    Contents
  • To the Edges == M. Fenn
  • Copper == Minerva Zimmerman
  • This Other World == Anna Caro
  • The Second Wife == Marissa James
  • Author Biographies
 
Anthology, 182 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Crossed Genres - 2013 - ISBN: 0615777090 / 9780615777092  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027829 $14.95
Holt, Kay T. (editor) / Leib, Bart R. (editor)  
Fat Girl in a Strange Land
Fourteen original stories of fat women traveling to distant and undiscovered realms.
    Contents
  • La Gorda and the City of Silver == Sabrina Vourvoulias
  • The Tradeoff == Lauren C. Teffeau
  • Cartography, and the Death of Shoes == AJ Fitzwater
  • Survivor == Josh Roseman
  • The Right Stuffed == Brian Jungwiwattanaporn
  • Tangwystl the Unwanted == Katharine Elmer
  • Flesh of My Flesh == Bonnie Ferrante
  • How Do You Want to Die? == Rick Silva
  • Nemesis == Nicole Prestin
  • Davy == Anna Dickinson
  • Sharks & Seals == Jennifer Brozek
  • Marilee and the S.O.B. == Barbara Krasnoff
  • Blueprints == Anna Caro
  • Lift == Pete 'Patch' Alberti
 
Anthology, 125 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Crossed Genres - 2012 - ISBN: 0615569714 / 9780615569710  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027827 $15.00
Howard, Jonathan L.  
Johannes Cabal #3: The Fear Institute
For millennia, the Dreamlands - a world formed by dreams, but not a dream itself - has been explored only by philosophers, mystics, and poets. Now Johannes Cabal, a necromancer of some little infamy, is coming, leading an expedition to hunt and destroy the dread Phobic Animus, the very source of all the world's fear. They will encounter witches, vile abominations, and far too many zebras. And as they approach their goal, Cabal will have to face his own nightmares.  
Novel, 332 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's Griffin - 2014 - ISBN: 1250054621 / 9781250054623  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027984 $15.99
Hull, Linda Joffe  
Mrs. Frugalicious #2: Black Thursday
A Black Friday shopping trip filmed by the local TV news was meant to give Maddie a chance to share deals with her fans. Instead she winds up in a murder investigation when one of her blog followers is crushed by a pallet of toasters.  
Novel, 313 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2014 - ISBN: 073873490X / 9780738734903  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028802 $14.99
Hunter, Faith  
Jane Yellowrock #08: Broken Soul
Jane has been hired by the Master of New Orleans to improve security before a delegation of European vampires arrives - they want the territory, and Leo needs Jane to prevent a bloodbath. But with a vicious creature stalking the city streets, Jane has more to worry about than greedy vampires.  
Novel, 329 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Roc - 2014 - ISBN: 0451465954 / 9780451465955  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028201 $7.99
Hyde, Langley  
Highfell Grimoires
To avoid debtor's prison or exile, Neil agrees to work as a teacher at a boarding school high in the clouds. But Highfell Hall is not the charity Neil imagines it to be, and the young men there aren't training to be city clerks - machinations and curious devices are at work. And one man, the enigmatic Leofa, holds the key to both the desire that Neil has fled from all his life and a magic as dangerous as treason.  
Novel, 268 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Blind Eye - 2014 - ISBN: 193556028X / 9781935560289  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027187 $15.95


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