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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
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
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
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
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
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
Mayhew, Jenny  
A Wolf in Hindelheim
1926: The disappearance of a baby calls Constable Theodore Hildenbrandt and his son Klaus to a remote German village. Tensions rise as everyone falls under suspicion, rumors begin, and secrets emerge.  
Novel, 342 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Windmill UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0099558971 / 9780099558972  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029142 $16.95
McCrumb, Sharyn  
Ballad: Nora Bonesteel's Christmas Past
Nora Bonesteel is glad to see folks buy the old Honeycutt house, even if they are summer people. But when they decide to spend Christmas there, they find more than old memories in the wall. On Christmas Eve, Sheriff Spencer Arrowood and Deputy Joe LeDonne are called to arrest an elderly man for a minor offense. Can they do their duty while doing the right thing for a neighbor?  
Novella, 157 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Abingdon - 2014 - ISBN: 1426754213 / 9781426754210  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028749 $18.99
McDermott, Andy  
Wilde & Chase #09: The Valhalla Prophecy
When thieves steal an enormous runestone from a Stockholm museum, archaeologist Nina Wilde and her ex-mercenary husband Eddie Chase learn that the stone might be one of two keys revealing the location of Valhalla.  
Novel, 502 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Dell - 2014 - ISBN: 0345537041 / 9780345537041  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029018 $9.99
McHugh, Mary  
Happy Hoofers #1: Chorus Lines, Caviar, and Corpses
After posting a video of their tap dancing on the internet, the five middle-aged members of the Happy Hoofers are hired to perform on a cruise up the Volga River. When a crew member is murdered and a passenger disappears, they'll need some fancy footwork to catch a killer.  
Novel, 268 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2014 - ISBN: 1617733598 / 9781617733598  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028305 $7.99
McKinlay, Jenn  
Library Lover's #5: On Borrowed Time
When her playboy brother Jack, a consultant for a coffee company, disappears, Lindsey's quest for her brother embroils her in a strange case. It'll take help from her library book club and both her suitors to keep Jack from ending up in hot water. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 271 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425260739 / 9780425260739  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028269 $7.99
Muller, Marcia / Pronzini, Bill  
Carpenter & Quincannon #2: The Spook Lights Affair
San Francisco, 1895: Debutantes don't commit suicide at parties, particularly under the eye of Sabina Carpenter, but one evidently did, leaping from a foggy parapet in a shimmer of ghostly light. The disappearance of her body creates an even more serious problem for the detectives.  
Novel, 251 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Forge - 2014 - ISBN: 0765331780 / 9780765331786  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028040 $14.99
Nabb, Magdalen  
Guarnaccia #10: The Monster of Florence
When Marshal Guarnaccia is assigned to work with the police, tracking down a serial killer who targets unmarried couples, he feels out of his league. And he must report to Simonetti, who drove an innocent man to suicide several years ago in a blind quest for a conviction.  
Novel, 345 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (UK edition published in 1996)  
Soho Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1616954507 / 9781616954505  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029010 $14.95
Nablo, James Benson  
The Long November
A tale of rum running, Chicago beer trucks, Bay Street sharpshooters, the mines of northern Ontario, fighting Nazis, and many women, as Joe Mack struggles to make something of his life and win over a wealthy blonde beauty.  
Novel, 191 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1946)  
Vehicule - 2014 - ISBN: 1550653776 / 9781550653779  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029154 $13.95
Nesbø, Jo  
Harry Hole #06: The Redeemer
Harry Hole, the Oslo police department's best investigator and worst civil servant, pursues a desperate, faceless contract killer on a chase that leads to the darkest corners of the former Yugoslavia.  
Novel, 500 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2014 - ISBN: 0307742989 / 9780307742988  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New025637 $14.95
Olsen, Gregg  
Waterman & Stark #1: The Girl in the Woods
Forensic pathologist Birdy Waterman and Sheriff Kendall Stark are on the trail of a psychopath whose powers of persuasion seem to have no end.  
Novel, 396 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pinnacle - 2014 - ISBN: 0786029943 / 9780786029945  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028307 $9.99
Oppenheim, E. Phillips  
The Great Impersonation
1913: English aristocrat Everard Dominey stumbles out of the East African bush only to come face-to-face with his double, the German Baron von Ragastein. When Dominey returns to London, suspicions rise: is this Dominey, or a German agent infiltrating high society on the eve of war?  
Novel, 288 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1920)  
British Library - 2014 - ISBN: 0712357211 / 9780712357210  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028681 $15.00
Pajer, Bernadette  
Professor Bradshaw #4: The Edison Effect
1903: When an electrician is found dead in a store window, clutching a festoon of Thomas Edison's holiday lights, Professor Benjamin Bradshaw suspects a dangerous game has been set in motion.  
Novel, 246 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2014 - ISBN: 1464202524 / 9781464202520  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028746 $14.95


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