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


 
 
Eskens, Allen  
The Life We Bury
Assigned to interview a stranger and write a brief biography, Minnesota college student Joe Talbert chooses a dying Vietnam veteran who is also a convicted murderer. Unable to reconcile the heroism of the soldier with the despicable acts of the convict, Joe throws himself into uncovering the truth.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author
♦  Finalist for the 27th Annual Minnesota Book Award for Genre Fiction
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Thriller Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 300 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Seventh Street - 2014 - ISBN: 1616149981 / 9781616149987  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028984 $15.95
Evanovich, Janet / Goldberg, Lee  
Kate O'Hare #2: The Chase
With some help from their ragtag crew, including a flamboyant actor, a Geek Squad techie, and a band of senior mercenaries led by none other than Kate's dad, FBI agent Kate O'Hare and con artist Nick Fox must work under the radar and against the clock to retrieve a rare Chinese artifact stolen from the Smithsonian by a former White House chief of staff.  
Novel, 384 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Bantam - 2014 - ISBN: 0345543092 / 9780345543097  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029020 $8.99
Fletcher, Martin  
Jacob's Oath
1945: Europe's roads are clogged with exhausted refugees walking home. Among them are Jacob and Sarah, Holocaust survivors who meet in Heidelberg. Jacob is determined to kill his brother's murderer, a concentration camp guard. He must choose between revenge and love, between avenging the past and building a future.  
Novel, 323 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's Griffin - 2014 - ISBN: 1250054664 / 9781250054661  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028046 $15.99
Fluke, Joanne  
Cold Judgment
Eight beautiful, talented women, each close to losing her grip on sanity. Dr. Elias is their only hope. But he's dying, and he's decided: those he can't cure, he must kill.  
Novel, 279 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1985)  
Kensington - 2014 - ISBN: 0758289758 / 9780758289759  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028302 $7.99
Flynn, Gillian  
Gone Girl (movie tie-in edition)
Amy, a beautiful, clever, perfectionist, disappears on her wedding anniversary. Under mounting pressure from the police and the media, her husband Nick, the town's golden boy, parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he's definitely bitter, but is he a killer? And if he isn't, where is Amy?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Thriller Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 555 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Broadway - 2014 - ISBN: 0553418351 / 9780553418354  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029017 $9.99
Forrester, Andrew (aka Ware, James Redding)  
The Female Detective
Stories featuring the first fictional female detective, a determined and resourceful figure, skilled in logic and deduction, who works undercover.
    Contents
  • Foreword == Alexander McCall Smith
  • Introduction == Mike Ashley
  • Introduction
  • Tenant for Life
  • Georgy
  • The Unraveled Mystery
  • The Judgment of Conscience
  • A Child Found Dead: Murder or No Murder
  • The Unknown Weapon
  • The Mystery
 
Collection, 316 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1864)  
British Library - 2012 - ISBN: 0712358781 / 9780712358781  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027890 $15.00
Forshaw, Barry  
Euro Noir
A pocket guide to European crime fiction, film, and TV.  
Nonfiction, 192 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1843442450 / 9781843442455  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029125 $16.95
Gardner, Lisa  
D.D. Warren #7: Fear Nothing
With a psychopath known as the Rose Killer on the loose, Boston detective D.D. Warren consults with an institutionalized killer who claims that she can help find the Rose Killer before he strikes again.  
Novel, 460 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Signet - 2014 - ISBN: 0451469399 / 9780451469397  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028267 $9.99
Gazan, S.J.  
Soren Marhauge #1: The Dinosaur Feather
When the arrogant and despised Dr. Lars Helland is found dead in his Copenhagen office, with a copy of biology PhD hopeful Anna Bella Nor's thesis in his lap, the autopsy suggests he was murdered in a fiendishly ingenious way. Police Superintendent Soren Marhauge faces the daunting task of unraveling the interpersonal and intellectual intrigues among the scientists at the university.  
Novel, 431 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Quercus - 2014 - ISBN: 1623658586 / 9781623658588  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028572 $15.99
Genova, Rosie  
Italian Kitchen #2: The Wedding Soup Murder
A catering job at the country club goes off without a hitch until the club's president turns up dead on the beach. Vic must act fast to find the murderer before she's the one who lands in the soup. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 315 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2014 - ISBN: 0451415159 / 9780451415158  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028241 $7.99
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #083: Crime Over Boston / Crime Over Miami
Plus The Shadow radio script 'Hallowe'en in Vermont' by Bob Steel (writing as Catherine B. Stemler).

Crime Over Boston: The Shadow reverts to his true identity of Kent Allard to end crime.

Crime Over Miami: Lamont Cranston teams with his double to unmask the fiend who has organized a mob hurricane.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1938 / 1940)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771393 / 9781608771394  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027871 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #084: City of Shadows / Death in the Stars
City of Shadows: The Knight of Darkness investigates a mysterious series of 'accidents' manipulated by a hidden mastermind.

Death in the Stars: A plea from a former ally lures Lamont Cranston to a California border town, where Professor Scorpio foresees death for The Shadow.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1939 / 1940)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771431 / 9781608771431  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027872 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #085: Masters of Death / Voodoo Death
Plus The Shadow radio script 'The Shadow Challenged' by Jerry Devine.

Masters of Death: The Shadow and Shiwan Khan meet in their ultimate battle.

Voodoo Death: Savage drums promise death for The Shadow and Margo Lane.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1940 / 1944)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771466 / 9781608771462  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027873 $14.95
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
Grimes, Martha  
Candy & Karl #2: The Way of All Fish
Hitmen Candy and Karl have been asked to 'get rid of' literary agent L. Bass Hess. After their initial surveillance, they almost decline, but when they hear that he's suing writer Cindy Sella for a commission on a novel he didn't represent, they decide to help, devising a series of zany capers to drive Hess out of New York City - permanently.  
Novel, 341 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Scribner - 2014 - ISBN: 1476723974 / 9781476723976  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028422 $16.00
Guard, Richard  
Lost London: An A-Z of Forgotten Landmarks and Lost Traditions
A journey through London's past, told through buildings, parks, and places that no longer exist: the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, the Palace of Whitehall, bull rings, ice fairs, plague pits, molly houses, and more.  
Nonfiction, 192 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Michael O'Mara UK - 2012 - ISBN: 1843178036 / 9781843178033  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027756 $15.95
Hall, Parnell  
Stanley Hastings #19: Safari
New York PI Stanley Hastings is on safari in Zambia, and his fellow tourists are being felled by bizarre accidents. But are they really accidents? A stabbing tips the scales - it's murder, and it's up to Stanley to crack the case . . . if he can just avoid being eaten by a lion.  
Novel, 261 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Pegasus - 2014 - ISBN: 1605986372 / 9781605986371  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028694 $25.95
Hall, Tarquin  
Vish Puri #4: The Case of the Love Commandos
When Tulsi, a high-caste young woman, falls in love with Ram, an Untouchable, her father locks her up and threatens to kill her boyfriend. Volunteers dedicated to helping mixed-caste couples manage to free Tulsi, but Ram is missing. The task of finding him falls to PI Vish Puri. He and his team of misfit assistants must infiltrate Ram's village and navigate caste issues shaped by millennia-old prejudices.  
Novel, 310 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2014 - ISBN: 1451613288 / 9781451613285  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028426 $15.99
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
Hamilton, Victoria (aka Cooper, Amanda)  
Vintage Kitchen #4: No Mallets Intended
The local heritage society is restoring a building, and Jaymie is providing the kitchen with Depression-era furnishings - she wasn't expecting the resident historian to be killed with a mallet from her display.  
Novel, 291 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425271390 / 9780425271391  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028273 $7.99
Harper, Karen  
Cold Creek #1: Shattered Secrets
Abducted and held captive as a small child, Tess Lockwood must confront the demons that haunt her and the town of Cold Creek when she inherits her ancestral home. Sheriff Gabe McCord hopes to shed new light on the cold case, especially given his growing feelings for Tess.  
Novel, 392 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
MIRA - 2014 - ISBN: 0778316475 / 9780778316473  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027209 $7.99
Harper, Karen  
Cold Creek #2: Forbidden Ground
Back in Cold Creek for her sister's wedding, anthropologist Kate Lockwood hopes Grant Mason will give her permission to excavate a burial mound on his land. Grant refuses, but when one of his friends is killed, he and Kate join forces to investigate.  
Novel, 346 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
MIRA - 2014 - ISBN: 077831670X / 9780778316701  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028785 $7.99
Harris, Robert  
An Officer and a Spy
Paris, 1895: Recently made head of the counterespionage agency that helped convict Alfred Dreyfus of treason, George Picquart staunchly believes Dreyfus is guilty, but gradually comes to suspect that a spy remains at large in the military. With evidence mounting that points to deceit at the highest levels of government, Picquart has nowhere to turn, and is compelled to question his most deeply held beliefs about his country and himself.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2014 UK Crime Writers' Association Steel Dagger (Best Thriller)
 
Novel, 425 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Vintage - 2014 - ISBN: 0345804856 / 9780345804853  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028985 $15.95
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


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