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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Mystery Scene #135
Articles about Ben Winters, Justified, Paul Doiron, Katherine Hall Page, more.  
Magazine, 68 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2014 - ISBN: mystscene135  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027877 $7.50
Aarons, Kathy  
Chocolate Covered #1: Death Is Like a Box of Chocolates
Michelle has combined her chocolate shop with her friend Erica's bookstore. They're reaping sweet rewards - until their neighbor turns up dead in the shop, poisoned by Michelle's truffles. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425267237 / 9780425267233  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028233 $7.99
Abbott, Victoria (aka Maffini, Mary Jane / Maffini, Victoria)  
Book Collector #3: The Wolfe Widow
An unexpected visitor seems to have some sort of hold over Vera Van Alst - not to mention designs on Vera's money, property, and collection of Nero Wolfe first editions. When Jordan discovers a deadly connection between the visitor and the Van Alst family, it's up to her to stop a killer. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425255301 / 9780425255308  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028236 $7.99
Abdoh, Salar (editor and translator)  
Tehran Noir
Fifteen original stories set in Tehran, mostly by Iranian writers who still live there.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Part I: The Crime Pages
  • The Fat, Fat Story of the Fat City == Danial Haghighi
  • Fear Is the Best Keeper of Secrets == Vali Khalili
  • A Woman's Geography Is Sacred == Lily Farhadpour
    Part II: When a War's Not Over
  • The Shelf Life of Revenge == Sima Saeedi
  • The Corpse Fixer == Majed Neisi
  • Lariyan's Day in the Sun == Aida Moradi Ahani
  • The Whitest Set of Teeth in Tehran == Salar Abdoh
    Part III: Proper Burial
  • The Restlessness of a Serial Killer at the Finish Line == Javad Afhami
  • My Own Marble Jesus == Mahsa Mohebali
  • In the Flophouse == Farhaad Heidari Gooran
  • A Stoning Before Breakfast == Azardokht Bahrami
    Part IV: The Executioner's Song
  • Bridge of Simon == Yourik Karim-Masihi
  • Not Every Bullet Is Meant for a King == Hossein Abkenar
  • The Groom's Return == Mahak Taheri
  • The Gravedigger's Kaddish == Gina B. Nahai
  • Persian Glossary
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 329 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2014 - ISBN: 1617753009 / 9781617753008  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028827 $15.95
Ace, Cathy  
Cait Morgan #4: The Corpse with the Platinum Hair
Cait and Bud's plan to celebrate his birthday in Las Vegas does not proceed as planned when a security lockdown traps them in a luxurious restaurant with a corpse and ten possible murderers.  
Novel, 228 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
TouchWood - 2014 - ISBN: 1771510870 / 9781771510875  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028794 $14.95
Adams, Ellery (aka Stanley, Jennifer)  
Books by the Bay #6: Lethal Letters
Certain that there's a connection between a young woman's death and a missing item from a recently discovered time capsule, Olivia and her fellow Bayside Book Writers set out to uncover some clues and find a killer.  
Novel, 276 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425270831 / 9780425270837  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028270 $7.99
Adler, M.A.  
Oliver Wright #1: In the Shadow of Lies
California, 1941: A hillside fire that claimed two lives shows signs of Ku Klux Klan involvement, but the US entry into the war takes detective Oliver Wright away from the case. Returning in 1945, Wright investigates the hanging of an Italian POW; the suspects are Black soldiers. With help from a Black MP and an Italian POW captain, Oliver solves the mystery of the fire, and of the prisoner's death, uncovering deceit and violence that stretch back to the Great War.  
Novel, 358 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
She Writes - 2014 - ISBN: 1938314824 / 9781938314827  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027562 $16.95
Alaux, Jean-Pierre / Balen, Noël  
Winemaker Detective #01: Treachery in Bordeaux
Short novel. When some barrels of the prestigious grand cru Moniales Haut-Brion turn, is it negligence or sabotage? Renowned wine critic Benjamin Cooker and his assistant Virgile search the city and the vineyards for answers.  
Novel, 144 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Le French - 2014 - ISBN: 1939474027 / 9781939474025  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027556 $12.95
Alaux, Jean-Pierre / Balen, Noël  
Winemaker Detective #02: Grand Cru Heist
Short novel. From the Loire Valley to Bordeaux, renowned wine critic Benjamin Cooker and his assistant Virgile turn PI to solve two murders and a very particular heist. Who stole those bottles of grand cru classe?  
Novel, 149 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Le French - 2014 - ISBN: 1939474043 / 9781939474049  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027557 $12.95
Alaux, Jean-Pierre / Balen, Noël  
Winemaker Detective #03: Nightmare in Burgundy
Short novel. On a wine-tasting trip to Burgundy, Benjamin Cooker stumbles upon a mystery revolving around messages from another era. What dark secrets from the deep past are haunting the Clos de Vougeot?  
Novel, 140 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Le French - 2014 - ISBN: 1939474051 / 9781939474056  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027558 $12.95
Alaux, Jean-Pierre / Balen, Noël  
Winemaker Detective #04: Deadly Tasting
Can wine expert Benjamin Cooker and his assistant Virgile help the Bordeaux police track down a serial killer who leaves filled wine glasses at the crime scenes?  
Novel, 144 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Le French - 2014 - ISBN: 1939474213 / 9781939474216  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028754 $12.95
Albert, Susan Wittig  
Darling Dahlias #4: The Darling Dahlias and the Texas Star
1930s Alabama: Miss Lily Dare is bringing her Dare Devils Flying Circus - and a whole lot of trouble - to town. The bold flier has made plenty of enemies, and may be involved with one of the town's married men. As she barnstorms into town, Liz Lacy and Verna Tidwell offer to help bring down a saboteur who may be looking for revenge. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 304 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425260593 / 9780425260593  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028231 $7.99
Alford, Stephen  
The Watchers: A Secret History of the Reign of Elizabeth I
Delving deeply into 16th-century archives, Cambridge historian Alford explores the world of Elizabethan espionage.  
Nonfiction, 398 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Bloomsbury - 2014 - ISBN: 160819339X / 9781608193394  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028035 $20.00
Allen, Hania  
Von Valenti #1: Jack in the Box
When members of a hit West End show start dying under mysterious circumstances - much like a decades-old unsolved case - the questions stack up as DCI Von Valenti and her partner DI Steve English hunt for the killer.  
Novel, 402 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Freight UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1908754478 / 9781908754479  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029138 $13.95
Andrews, Donna  
Meg Langslow #16: Duck the Halls
First a cage full of skunks in the Baptist church forces them to move their concert to Trinity Episcopal. Next her grandfather's missing boa constrictor reappears at the concert. Before Meg can track down the pranksters, a fire breaks out at Trinity, and a vestryman is found dead. Meg searches for answers as she rushes to finish her Christmas preparations.  
Novel, 310 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's - 2014 - ISBN: 1250046718 / 9781250046710  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028108 $7.99
Barnes, Jennifer Lynn  
Naturals #1: The Naturals
Ages 14 and up. By piecing together tiny details, seventeen-year-old Cassie can tell who you are and what you want. It's not a skill that she takes seriously, until the FBI asks her to join a group of exceptional teens working cold cases. When a killer strikes, they will need all their gifts to survive.  
Novel, 308 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Disney Hyperion - 2014 - ISBN: 1423168313 / 9781423168317  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028597 $9.99
Bell Jr., Albert A.  
Pliny the Younger #1: All Roads Lead to Murder
When a traveling companion is discovered with his heart cut out, the authorities assume the man's slaves are responsible, but Pliny thinks otherwise. Can Pliny and his friend Tacitus find the real culprit before the slaves are put to death?  
Novel, 242 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Ingalls - 2011 - ISBN: 1932158421 / 9781932158427  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028859 $17.95
Bell Jr., Albert A.  
Pliny the Younger #2: The Blood of Caesar
A workman is discovered dead in the archives of the emperor's palace. Why is this humble man's death important to Rome's ruler? Emperor Domitian assigns Pliny a task that leads to layers of mysteries. Will the answers save the peace of Rome, or mark its doom?  
Novel, 257 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Ingalls - 2008 - ISBN: 1932158820 / 9781932158823  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028860 $17.95
Bell Jr., Albert A.  
Pliny the Younger #3: The Corpus Conundrum
Near his estate in Laurentum, Pliny finds a man's apparently lifeless body. He locks it in a stable, but in the morning it is gone. Pliny summons his friend Tacitus to help discover how and why and who.  
Novel, 279 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Ingalls - 2011 - ISBN: 1932158960 / 9781932158960  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028861 $17.95
Bell Jr., Albert A.  
Pliny the Younger #5: The Eyes of Aurora
While searching the countryside for a missing man, Pliny and his friend Tacitus discover evidence of a horrific murder that leads them into a web of deception and intrigue.  
Novel, 268 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2014 - ISBN: 156474549X / 9781564745491  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028858 $15.95
Black, Tony  
Last Orders
Thirteen short works of hardboiled crime fiction.
    Contents
  • Last Orders
  • Long Way Down
  • R.I.P. Robbie Silva
  • London Calling
  • Hound of Culann
  • Pretty Boy
  • Killing Time in Vegas
  • The Long Drop
  • Daddy's Girl
  • Enough of This Shit Already
  • Too Close to Call
  • Eat Shit
  • I Want Candy
 
Collection, 243 pages, Trade Paperback  
McNidder & Grace - 2014 - ISBN: 0857160567 / 9780857160560  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027176 $12.95
Blake, Adam  
Kennedy & Tillman #1: The Dead Sea Deception
Ambitious cop Heather Kennedy and ex-mercenary Leo Tillman are investigating a series of baffling deaths. When the trail leads to the Dead Sea Scrolls, they find themselves running from a band of assassins who believe themselves descended from Judas Iscariot, who will stop at nothing to expose the secret of the Scrolls: how Christ really died.  
Novel, 552 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
Sphere UK - 2011 - ISBN: 0751545732 / 9780751545739  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026605 $12.95
Blake, Heather (aka Webber, Heather)  
Magic Potion #2: One Potion in the Grave
One of Carly's childhood friends hits town, intent on settling a score with Senator Calhoun, then winds up dead. Carly vows to find her killer.  
Novel, 316 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2014 - ISBN: 0451416317 / 9780451416315  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028262 $7.99
Block, Lawrence  
Catch and Release
The sixteen stories and one stage-play adaptation of a story collected here feature appearances by some of Block's most famous characters, including gentleman burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr and alcoholic PI Matt Scudder, as well as glimpses into the minds of killers, sociopaths, crooked cops, and lost souls whose only chance to find themselves may be on the wrong side of a gun.
    Contents
  • A Burglar's-Eye View of Greed
  • A Chance to Get Even
  • A Vision in White
  • Catch and Release
  • Clean Slate
  • Dolly's Trash and Treasures
  • How Far
  • Mick Ballou Looks at the Blank Screen
  • One Last Night at Grogan's
  • Part of the Job
  • Scenarios
  • See the Woman
  • Speaking of Greed
  • Speaking of Lust
  • Welcome to the Real World
  • Who Knows Where It Goes
  • Without a Body
  • Story Notes
 
Collection, 283 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Lawrence Block - 2013 - ISBN: 1492811785 / 9781492811787  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027902 $18.99
Block, Lawrence  
Matthew Scudder #10: A Walk Among the Tombstones (movie tie-in edition)
Kenan Khoury's wife went out grocery shopping and never came home. Alive, anyway. Because he sells drugs for a living, he avoids the police and turns to ex-cop Matthew Scudder for help.  
Novel, 412 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1992)  
Hard Case Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1783295627 / 9781783295623  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029016 $7.99


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