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Newsletter 107
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Law, Janice  
Francis Bacon #3: Moon Over Tangier
When his lover David heads to Morocco, painter Francis Bacon can't help but follow. After Francis identifies a friend's Picasso as a fake, the police call him in to investigate the forger's demise.  
Novel, 211 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road / Mysterious Press - 2014 - ISBN: 1497641497 / 9781497641495  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028745 $14.99
Lawton, John  
Joe Wilderness #1: Then We Take Berlin
1946: A cat burglar, card sharp, and Cockney wide boy, Joe finds himself drafted, and ends up in occupied Berlin, interrogating ex-Nazis and burgling for MI6. He also teams up with Frank, a US Army captain, to raise the black market scam to a new level. 1963: Joe is scraping by as a gumshoe. Frank is a Madison Avenue bigshot, planning one last Berlin scam. He needs Joe's help, only this time they're smuggling people instead of coffee.  
Novel, 418 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Grove - 2014 - ISBN: 0802122760 / 9780802122766  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029093 $15.00
Leckie, Ann  
Imperial Radch #2: Ancillary Sword
Signed by the author on the title page. Once a warship controlling thousands of minds, Breq now has only a single body, and is a soldier serving the emperor. With a new ship and a troublesome crew, Breq is dispatched to the only place in the galaxy she would agree to go: Athoek Station, to protect the family of a lieutenant she once knew - a lieutenant she murdered in cold blood.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Nebula Award for Best Novel
♦  Shortlisted for the 2014 British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Hugo Award for Best Novel

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 354 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Orbit - 2014 - ISBN: 0316246654 / 9780316246651  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028501 $16.00
Lerner, Edward M.  
Energized
Desperate to escape the economic stranglehold of fossil-fuel dependency, America captures an onrushing asteroid and places it in Earth orbit, planning to mine it and build cheap solar power satellites to beam energy to the ground. Earth's remaining petro powers will do anything to protect their dominance. But NASA engineer Marcus Judson is determined to make the powersat project a success - even though nothing in his job description mentions combating an international cabal, or going into space to do it.  
Novel, 362 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Tor - 2014 - ISBN: 0765366487 / 9780765366481  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028088 $8.99
Levine, Laura  
Jaine Austen #01: This Pen for Hire
Freelance writer Jaine Austen wrote a letter proclaiming geeky Howard Murdoch's undying love for aerobics instructor Stacy Lawrence. When the unlikely Romeo becomes prime suspect after finding Stacy bludgeoned to death with a Thigh Master, Jaine sets out to clear his name.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2003 Lefty Award for Best Humorous Mystery
 
Novel, 218 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Kensington - 2014 - ISBN: 1617735477 / 9781617735479  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028306 $7.99
Levinson, Dan  
Psionic Earth #1: The Fires of Man
In a world where a gifted few can manipulate reality with their minds, the nations of Calchis and Orion employ these psionic powers in a covert war for global superiority. But an archeological find may reveal the history of psionic powers - and a deeper mystery that could shake the foundations of civilization.  
Novel, 390 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Jolly Fish - 2014 - ISBN: 1939967325 / 9781939967329  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027589 $16.99
Leyland, Simon  
A Curious Guide to London
A guide to the unique, the unusual, and the unknown, celebrating the city's forgotten past, strangest traditions, and most eccentric inhabitants.  
Nonfiction, 218 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Bantam UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0593073231 / 9780593073230  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New029121 $18.95
Lies, Brian  
Bats at the Library
Ages 4 and up. Full color. Join the fun at the public library with these book-loving bats! Shape shadows on walls, frolic in the water fountain, and roam the book-filled halls until it's time for everyone, young and old, to settle down for story time.  
Picture Book, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2014 - ISBN: 0544339207 / 9780544339200  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028731 $7.99
Lindsey, Erin (aka Tettensor, E.L.)  
Bloodbound #1: The Bloodbound
When the king is betrayed and left to die at the hands of invading forces, Alix winds up saving him single-handedly. Now instead of a scout serving on the edges of the action, she is head of the king's personal guard, working to help him reclaim his crown while attempting to repel the relentless invaders. When both the king and a fellow scout lay claim to her heart, she may need to choose between the two.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 359 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2014 - ISBN: 0425272680 / 9780425272688  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028200 $7.99
Lo, Malinda  
Inheritance
Ages 15 and up. Reese and David were adapted with alien DNA by the Imria. Now everyone is trying to get to them: the government, the Imria, and a corporation that would do anything for the upper hand against the aliens. Beyond the web of conspiracies, Reese can't reconcile her love for David with her feelings for her Imrian ex-girlfriend Amber. But Reese's choice between two worlds will play a critical role in determining the future of humanity, the Imrians' place in it, and the inheritance she and David will bring to the universe.  
Novel, 470 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Little, Brown - 2014 - ISBN: 0316197998 / 9780316197991  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028584 $10.00
Lock, Joan  
Ernest Best #3: Dead Letters
1880: Inspector Best investigates when an anonymous note threatens a horrific explosion at the Metropolitan Police Annual Fete. When a second note arrives with confusing literary allusions, he seeks help from his friend Helen Franks.  
Novel, 221 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2003)  
Mystery Press UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0750956577 / 9780750956574  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029145 $14.95
Logan, Kylie (aka Daniels, Casey)  
Literary Ladies #3: The Legend of Sleepy Harlow
The Elkhart Ghost Getters plan to film South Bass Island's legendary headless ghost. When their leader turns up dead, Kate becomes prime suspect, and it's up to the other League members to crack the case.  
Novel, 280 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425257770 / 9780425257777  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028260 $7.99
Longworth, M.L.  
Verlaque & Bonnet #4: Murder on the Ile Sordou
On holiday on a Mediterranean island, Judge Antoine Verlaque and law professor Marine Bonnet investigate when a hotel guest is murdered.  
Novel, 303 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Penguin - 2014 - ISBN: 0143125540 / 9780143125549  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028163 $15.00
Lovecraft, H.P. / Klinger, Leslie S. (editor)  
The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft
Twenty-two of Lovecraft's most chilling tales, selected by Leslie S. Klinger, who provides over a thousand annotations. Includes nearly three hundred illustrations, including full-color reproductions of the original artwork and covers from Weird Tales and Astounding Stories.  
Collection, 849 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Liveright - 2014 - ISBN: 0871404532 / 9780871404534  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028688 $39.95
Lovesey, Peter  
Peter Diamond #01: The Last Detective
A woman's nude corpse has been found in a reservoir near Bristol. To solve the killing, DS Peter Diamond must locate two missing letters to Jane Austen, and defy his superiors to exonerate a suspect.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 1992 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 382 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1991)  
Soho Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1616955309 / 9781616955304  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029003 $9.99
Lyndon, Robert  
Vallon #2: Imperial Fire
The mercenary Vallon is sent by the defeated Byzantine emperor on a secret and near-impossible quest to the distant land of Song Dynasty China, seeking the destructive might of a new weapon: gunpowder. He is accompanied by a squadron of highly trained soldiers, the learned physician Hero, hermit-like tracker Wayland, and young, ego-driven upstart Lucas. All have their own reasons for going, all have secrets. The quest takes them across treacherous seas and arid deserts, into the uncharted land of mountains and plains beyond the Silk Road.  
Novel, 512 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Redhook - 2014 - ISBN: 0316219525 / 9780316219525  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028541 $17.00
Maitland, Barry  
Brock & Kolla #12: The Raven's Eye
Vicky Hawks apparently succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning due to a flaw in her narrowboat's heating system, but something about the death bothers DI Kathy Kolla. She and DCI David Brock find themselves trying to find out who the dead woman really was, what she was up to, and how her death might be related to an earlier accidental death.  
Novel, 325 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2014 - ISBN: 1250054672 / 9781250054678  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028056 $15.99
Manchette, Jean-Patrick  
The Mad and the Bad
After gaining control of his nephew Peter's fortune, Michel hires Julie, fresh from an insane asylum, to look after the boy. And then hires a gunman to kill them both. When Julie and Peter escape, hunter and hunted make their way to the remote mountain estate where Michel has retreated. Bullets fly. Bodies accumulate. And the craziness is just getting started.  
Novel, 163 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus  
New York Review - 2014 - ISBN: 1590177207 / 9781590177204  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027504 $14.95
Mann, George  
Doctor Who: The Engines of War
Features the War Doctor as played by John Hurt. The Great Time War has raged for centuries, and a weary, angry Doctor leads Battle TARDISes against the Dalek stronghold. When his TARDIS crashes and he meets a young Dalek hunter, their struggles to discover the Dalek plan set in motion events that will change everything. And everyone.  
Novel, 312 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Broadway / BBC - 2014 - ISBN: 0553447661 / 9780553447668  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028933 $9.99
Marciuliano, Francesco  
I Knead My Mommy
A small, gift-size hardcover with funny poems and full color kitten photos.  
Humor, 111 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Chronicle - 2014 - ISBN: 1452132917 / 9781452132914  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028664 $12.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #13: Died in the Wool
As World War II rages, Inspector Alleyn continues as the Special Branch's eyes and ears in New Zealand. When Flossie Rubrick, an influential Member of Parliament and wife of a sheep farmer, is murdered, Alleyn investigates. Had she made political enemies? Had a mysterious legacy prompted her death? Or could the shadowy world of international espionage have intruded on this quiet farm?  
Novel, 251 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1945)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2014 - ISBN: 193738456X / 9781937384562  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027580 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #14: Final Curtain
Celebrated Shakespearean actor (and pompous bore) Sir Henry Ancred has arranged to have Agatha Troy paint his portrait. When he is killed at his own birthday party, she has an entire family of suspects to contend with until her husband, Inspector Roderick Alleyn, arrives to take over the case.  
Novel, 295 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1947)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2014 - ISBN: 1937384578 / 9781937384579  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027581 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #15: Swing, Brother, Swing (alternate title: Wreath for Rivera)
His wife is not amused when eccentric Lord Pastern and Baggot begins drumming in a jazz band, especially when their daughter falls for band member Carlos Rivera. Rivera is unpopular, so there are quite a few suspects when he is shot during a performance. Happily, Inspector Alleyn is in the audience.  
Novel, 270 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1949)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2014 - ISBN: 1937384586 / 9781937384586  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027582 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #16: Night at the Vulcan (alternate title: Opening Night)
Martyn Tane moved from New Zealand to London to pursue an acting career, but her job as dresser to the leading lady at the shabby Vulcan Theatre gives Martyn a ringside seat for the backstage circus: the aging alcoholic actor, the waspish playwright, the surprisingly gracious grande dame. A murder brings Inspector Alleyn into the scene.  
Novel, 224 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1951)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2014 - ISBN: 1937384594 / 9781937384593  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027583 $14.95
Martel, Jay  
Channel Blue
Earth used to be Galaxy Entertainment's most lucrative show. The wealthy inhabitants of the Western Galaxy just couldn't get enough of the day-to-day details of the average Earthling's life. But now Channel Blue's ratings are flagging and its producers are planning a spectacular finale. In just three weeks, their TV show will go out with a bang. The trouble is, so will Earth.  
Novel, 374 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Head of Zeus UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1781855803 / 9781781855805  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029113 $17.95


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