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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Keret, Etgar (editor) / Gavron, Assaf (editor)  
Tel Aviv Noir
Fourteen original stories set in Tel Aviv, by some of Israel's top writers.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Etgar Keret
    Part I: Encounters
  • Sleeping Mask == Gadi Taub
  • Women == Matan Hermoni
  • The Time-slip Detective == Lavie Tidhar
  • Slow Cooking == Deakla Kaydar
    Part II: Estrangements
  • Clear Recent History == Gon Ben Ari
  • Said the Good == Antonio Ungar
  • Swirl == Silje Bekeng
  • My Father's Kingdom == Shimon Adaf
  • Who's a Good Boy! == Julia Fermentto
    Part III: Corpses
  • The Tour Guide == Yoav Katz
  • Death in Pajamas == Alex Epstein
  • The Expendables == Gai Ad
  • Allergies == Etgar Keret
  • Center == Assaf Gavron
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 285 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2014 - ISBN: 1617751545 / 9781617751547  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028826 $15.95
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
King, Laurie R. (editor) / Klinger, Leslie S. (editor)  
In the Company of Sherlock Holmes
Fifteen original stories featuring the great detective.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger
  • The Crooked Man == Michael Connelly
  • The Curious Affair of the Italian Art Dealer == Sara Paretsky
  • The Memoirs of Silver Blaze == Michael Sims
  • Dr. Watson's Casebook == Andrew Grant
  • The Adventure of the Laughing Fisherman == Jeffery Deaver
  • Art in the Blood == Laura Caldwell
  • Dunkirk == John Lescroart
  • The Problem of the Empty Slipper == Leah Moore and John Reppion (writers) / Chris Doherty and Adam Cadwell (artists)
  • Lost Boys == Cornelia Funke
  • The Thinking Machine == Denise Hamilton
  • By Any Other Name == Michael Dirda
  • He Who Grew Up Reading Sherlock Holmes == Harlan Ellison
  • The Adventure of My Ignoble Ancestress == Nancy Holder
  • The Closing == Leslie S. Klinger
  • How I Came to Meet Sherlock Holmes == Gahan Wilson
  • About the Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Supplemental Copyright Page


Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2015 Anthony Award for Best Anthology or Collection
 
Anthology, 253 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Pegasus - 2014 - ISBN: 1605986585 / 9781605986586  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028692 $24.95
Kingsbury, Karen  
Pennyfoot Hotel #21 / Pennyfoot Hotel Christmas #9: Mulled Murder
Cecily scrambles to hire and train new staff in time for the holidays, but one of her guests is beyond assistance, stabbed to death on the beach. The dead man turns out to be a London investigator looking into dark doings involving the hotel. Who among staff and guests was he after, and what secret led to murder?  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 Trade PB  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425262928 / 9780425262924  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028275 $7.99
Knight, Bernard  
Crowner John Prequel: Crowner's Crusade
1192: Back from the Crusades, Sir John de Wolfe discovers a body washed up on the shores of the River Exe with its throat cut, and deduces that is was one of the king's couriers. Tasked by the Chief Justiciar to find out who killed the man and why, de Wolfe finds himself unwillingly drawn into affairs of state.  
Novel, 218 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Severn House - 2014 - ISBN: 1847514588 / 9781847514585  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026875 $15.95
Knox, Annie (aka Watson, Wendy Lyn)  
Pet Boutique #2: Groomed for Murder
Izzy's friend Ingrid is having her wedding at the shop. When the writer boarding above the shop drops dead on Ingrid's wedding day, it's up to Izzy and her friends to find a killer.  
Novel, 296 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2014 - ISBN: 0451241126 / 9780451241122  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028240 $7.99
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
Lehane, Dennis  
The Drop
Novel based on the screenplay he developed from his short story 'Animal Rescue'. A lonely bartender rescues an abused puppy from a trash can, and meets a woman. As their relationship grows, they cross paths with the Chechen mob, a man grown dangerous with age and thwarted hopes, two hapless stick-up artists, a very curious cop, and the original owner of the puppy, who wants his dog back.  
Novel, 207 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
William Morrow - 2014 - ISBN: 0062365444 / 9780062365446  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027759 $14.99
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
Lippman, Laura  
After I'm Gone
A retired Baltimore detective working cold cases for some extra cash discovers a tangled web stretching over three decades that connects five intriguing women - the wife, the mistress, and the three daughters of Felix Brewer, who was facing a prison term when he mysteriously vanished in 1976.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 331 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
William Morrow - 2014 - ISBN: 0062083414 / 9780062083418  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028620 $14.99
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
Lutz, John  
Frank Quinn #09: Frenzy
Ex-cop Frank Quinn gets involved in the hunt for a serial killer he's tangled with before.  
Novel, 550 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pinnacle - 2014 - ISBN: 0786028300 / 9780786028306  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028297 $9.99
Lyle, Dixie  
Foxtrot Lancaster #2: To Die Fur
The rare albino liger in ZZ's private zoo is dead, and there's a houseful of suspects. But since they're wealthy collectors who were all bidding to buy the big cat, who would want him dead? With the help of Whiskey the canine shapeshifter and her cat Tango's feline telepathy, can Foxtrot track down the killer before any more fur flies?

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 333 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's - 2014 - ISBN: 1250031087 / 9781250031082  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028105 $7.99
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
Malliet, G.M.  
Max Tudor #3: Pagan Spring
Spy turned vicar Max Tudor is looking forward to a dinner party that includes village newcomers. When a dinner guest is found dead in the pre-dawn hours, connections to long-ago crimes, some sparked by the paintings of a famous local artist, help Max unravel the clues. But can he restore peace to Nether Monkslip in time to finish his Easter sermon?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
 
Novel, 289 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2014 - ISBN: 1250043263 / 9781250043269  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028049 $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
Manfredi, Valerio Massimo  
Odysseus #1: The Oath
King Eurystheus tells Odysseus the terrible tale of Hercules, who slaughtered his family and was punished by the King to undertake impossible tasks to earn absolution. But a child comes to Odysseus with another, very disturbing version of what happened that fateful night, setting Odysseus on the first of his extraordinary quests.  
Novel, 373 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Overlook - 2014 - ISBN: 1468309218 / 9781468309218  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027944 $26.95
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


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