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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 107
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
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
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
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
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
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
Wade, Stephen  
A Thief in the Night and Other Adventures of the Septimus Society
London, 1890: Five amateur criminologists - a professor, a Lord, a former jockey, a talented rogue, and a society lady - tackle their first cases in these six stories.
    Contents
  • The Septimus Society
  • The Society Welcomes Maria
  • The Canlon Studios
  • A Thief in the Night
  • The Torment of Memory
  • Another Jack
  • The Baron's Passion
  • The Honourable Man
 
Collection, 190 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Mystery Press UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0750956283 / 9780750956284  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029152 $14.95
Wagner, David  
Rick Montoya #2: Death in the Dolomites
Rick's skiing holiday in the Italian Alps is interrupted when the local cops turn to him for help after a US banker goes missing.  
Novel, 229 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2014 - ISBN: 1464202729 / 9781464202728  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027561 $14.95
Wait, Lea  
Antique Print #7: Shadows on a Maine Christmas
Maggie was expecting a storybook Christmas in Maine with her beloved Will and his Great-Aunt Nettie, but winds up investigating blackmail and murder instead.  
Novel, 217 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2014 - ISBN: 1564745473 / 9781564745477  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028857 $15.95
Washburn, Livia J.  
Fresh-Baked #09: Trick or Deadly Treat
Arriving at the vet's clinic with a batch of homemade doggie treats, only to discover the vet being arrested for the murder of his wife, Phyllis and her friends are convinced that the police are barking up the wrong tree, and engage in a dogged pursuit of the real killer. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 280 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2014 - ISBN: 0451416694 / 9780451416698  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028167 $14.00
Webb, Betty  
Lena Jones #8: Desert Rage
After fourteen-year-old Alison and her boyfriend confess to slaughtering Alison's family, an ambitious political candidate asks PI Lena Jones to find out if Alison is telling the truth - and confesses that the girl is her biological daughter.  
Novel, 392 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2014 - ISBN: 1464203121 / 9781464203121  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028752 $14.95
Wein, Elizabeth  
Rose Under Fire
Ages 14 and up. While flying an Allied fighter plane from Paris to England, pilot and poet Rose Justice was captured by the Nazis and sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp. She finds hope in the impossible through the loyalty, bravery, and friendship of her fellow prisoners. But will that be enough, with the fate that's in store for her?  
Novel, 360 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Hyperion - 2014 - ISBN: 1423184696 / 9781423184690  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028596 $9.99
Widmark, Martin  
Whodunit Detective Agency #1: The Diamond Mystery
Ages 7 and up. Several diamonds have gone missing at the local jewelry shop. Everyone who works in the shop seems to have a motive. Can kid detectives Jerry and Maya solve the crime and help save the business?  
Novel, 67 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Grosset & Dunlap - 2014 - ISBN: 0448480662 / 9780448480664  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026911 $5.99
Widmark, Martin  
Whodunit Detective Agency #2: The Hotel Mystery
Ages 7 and up. When a guest's dog disappears at the town hotel, can kid detectives Jerry and Maya track down the valuable hound?  
Novel, 61 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Grosset & Dunlap - 2014 - ISBN: 0448480689 / 9780448480688  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026912 $5.99
Wiebe, Sam  
Vancouver Noir #1: Last of the Independents
Vancouver PI Mike Drayton searches for a junk merchant's missing son, investigates a case involving a necrophile and a funeral home, and tries to keep a psychic from bilking a missing girl's mother.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for Canada's 2015 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Shamus Award for Best First P.I. Novel
 
Novel, 331 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Dundurn - 2014 - ISBN: 1459709489 / 9781459709485  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028747 $17.99
Wilde, James (aka Chadbourn, Mark)  
Hereward #2: The Winter Warrior
1067: In a Fenlands fortress of water and wild wood, Hereward leads an army of outcasts who emerge from the mists and the night to do bloody battle against William the Bastard and his Norman invaders.  
Novel, 378 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Pegasus - 2014 - ISBN: 1605986364 / 9781605986364  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028704 $15.95
Wilson, F. Paul  
Repairman Jack: Quick Fixes
Reprints nine short works featuring urban mercenary Repairman Jack, each with an introduction by the author.
    Contents
  • Foreword
  • A Day in the Life
  • The Last Rakosh
  • Home Repairs
  • The Long Way Home
  • The Wringer
  • Interlude at Duane's
  • Do-Gooder
  • Recalled
  • Piney Power
  • The Secret History of the World
  • Bibliography
 
Collection, 246 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
2011 - ISBN: 1461190746 / 9781461190745  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027842 $16.99
Wilson, F. Paul  
Repairman Jack: The Early Years #2: Dark City
1992: With his favorite bar about to be sold out from under his friend Julio, Jack sets out to see that the biters get bit.  
Novel, 422 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Tor - 2014 - ISBN: 0765368048 / 9780765368041  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028115 $8.99
Winspear, Jacqueline  
Maisie Dobbs #01: Maisie Dobbs
1929: Having started as a housemaid, studied her way to Cambridge, and served as a nurse in the Great War, now Maisie Dobbs is setting up on her own as a private investigator. Her first assignment, an infidelity case, reveals a web of secrets that forces Maisie to revisit the horrors of the Great War and the love she left behind.  
Novel, 292 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2003)  
Soho Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1616954078 / 9781616954079  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027897 $15.95
Wood, Tom (aka Hinshelwood, Tom)  
Victor #4: No Tomorrow (UK title: Better Off Dead)
Called on to search for a Russian gangster's missing daughter, Victor finds himself hunted through the streets of London by a band of ruthless killers.  
Novel, 487 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Signet - 2014 - ISBN: 0451469658 / 9780451469656  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028228 $9.99


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