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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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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
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
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
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
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
Indriðason, Arnaldur  
Reykjavik #10: Black Skies
A school reunion leaves Sigurdur Oli unhappy with life in the police force. When a favor to a friend goes wrong and a woman dies before his eyes, Oli has a murder investigation on his hands.  
Novel, 330 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Picador - 2014 - ISBN: 1250055881 / 9781250055880  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028037 $17.00
Jackson, Douglas  
Verrens #4: Sword of Rome
68 CE: Emperor Nero's erratic and bloody reign is in its death throes. This will become known as the Year of the Four Emperors, a time of civil war which will tear Rome apart and test Gaius Valerius Verrens' skills and loyalties to their limits.  
Novel, 506 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Corgi UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0552167916 / 9780552167918  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029130 $14.95
Jaffarian, Sue Ann  
Odelia Grey #09: Hell on Wheels
When they attend a wheelchair rugby match to cheer for their friends, Odelia and her husband Greg aren't expecting to witness a murder on the playing court. It doesn't help that they're friends with the killer - and with the second person who turns up dead.  
Novel, 288 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2014 - ISBN: 0738718874 / 9780738718873  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028804 $14.99
James, Darrell  
Del Shannon #3: Purgatory Key
When dangerous fugitives hold two teens hostage on an island in the Louisiana bayou, PI Del Shannon teams up with her old flame Frank Falconet to rescue them.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Shamus Award for Best Paperback Original
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original
 
Novel, 323 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2013 - ISBN: 0738723711 / 9780738723716  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027892 $14.99
James, Miranda  
Southern Ladies #1: Bless Her Dead Little Heart
When the Ducote sisters' former sorority sister shows up on their doorstep, her unpleasant adult children not far behind, it soon becomes clear that one of them would kill to get their hands on her money. Faced with duplicitous suspects and deep-fried motives, can the sisters catch a decidedly ill-mannered killer?  
Novel, 280 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425273040 / 9780425273043  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028254 $7.99
Jardine, Quintin  
Primavera Blackstone #5: As Serious as Death
Retired cop Ricky Ross is now working for airline owner Jack Weighley. Primavera teams up with him to investigate attacks on Jack's aircraft. Is it just vandalism, or the work of Catalan extremists?  
Novel, 346 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Headline UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0755357140 / 9780755357147  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029153 $12.95
Johnson, Craig  
Walt Longmire: Spirit of Steamboat
Signed by the author on the title page. On Christmas Eve, a young woman with a scar on her forehead arrives with questions about former sheriff Lucian Connally. Walt takes her to see Connally, and she tells them a tale of Christmas Eve, 1988, when three people died in a terrible crash and a young girl had the slimmest chance of survival, when there was a record-breaking blizzard, when a whiskey-soaked World War II vet was ready to fly a decommissioned plane and risk everything to save a life.  
Novella, 146 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Penguin - 2014 - ISBN: 0143125877 / 9780143125877  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028168 $12.00
Johnson, Craig  
Walt Longmire: Wait for Signs
Signed by the author on the title page. Twelve short stories featuring the Wyoming sheriff.
    Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction == Lou Diamond Phillips
  • Old Indian Trick
  • Ministerial Aid
  • Slick-Tongued Devil
  • Fire Bird
  • Unbalanced
  • Several Stations
  • High Holidays
  • Toys for Tots
  • Divorce Horse
  • Thankstaking
  • Messenger
  • Petunia, Bandit Queen of the Bighorns
 
Collection, 183 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Viking - 2014 - ISBN: 0525427910 / 9780525427919  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027942 $22.00
Kallentoft, Mons  
Malin Fors #3: Autumn Killing
Superintendent Malin Fors investigates when notoriously ruthless lawyer Jerry Petersson is found dead in the moat of the castle he bought outside Linkoping.  
Novel, 454 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Washington Square - 2014 - ISBN: 1451642679 / 9781451642674  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027347 $16.00
Kelly, Sofie (aka Ryan, Sofie)  
Magical Cats #6: A Midwinter's Tail
When a guest drops dead at the gala fundraiser for the library's Reading Buddies program, uncanny cats Owen and Hercules will have their paws full helping librarian Kathleen Paulson solve the murder.  
Novel, 325 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2014 - ISBN: 0451414713 / 9780451414717  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028261 $7.99
King, Laurie R.  
Harris Stuyvesant #2: The Bones of Paris
Summer 1929: PI Harris Stuyvesant joins the American expat community in Paris, searching for a missing girl whose disappearance may be one of many - and possibly linked to a string of murders.  
Novel, 415 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Bantam - 2014 - ISBN: 0345531787 / 9780345531780  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028982 $16.00
Lansdale, Joe R.  
The Thicket
1900s: When his sister Lula is kidnapped, young Jack teams up with a bounty hunter and the son of an ex-slave, and sets off the rescue her from the corrupt men who control most of East Texas.  
Novel, 340 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2014 - ISBN: 0316188441 / 9780316188449  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028545 $16.00
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


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