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


 
 
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
Martin, Carol Ann  
Weaving #3: Weave of Absence
Della notices her friend Marnie's fiance in a heated argument with a weaving student, and starts to worry that there may be something wrong with Mr. Right. When the student is shot to death, Della must find the killer.  
Novel, 329 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2014 - ISBN: 0451413628 / 9780451413628  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028264 $7.99
Marwood, Alex  
The Killer Next Door
Everyone who lives at 23 Beulah Grove has a secret, or they wouldn't be renting in the dodgy old building. They mostly keep to themselves, until the summer night when a terrible accident pushes them into an uneasy alliance. But one of them is a killer with a next victim in mind.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original
 
Novel, 387 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Penguin - 2014 - ISBN: 0143126695 / 9780143126690  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028169 $16.00
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
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #24: Three Can Keep a Secret
Joe Gunther and his team tackle a case involving two corpses, a woman who has escaped from a state mental facility, and the long-ago secret that binds them together.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Nero Award
 
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2014 - ISBN: 1250054680 / 9781250054685  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028048 $15.99
McCoy, A.P.  
Taking the Fall
Charlie's career as a horse trainer was destroyed when bitter rivalries got out of hand. With his father's health declining, Charlie's jockey son Duncan is desperate to beat the best - and take down the men behind Charlie's ruin.  
Novel, 303 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Orion UK - 2015 - ISBN: 1409129586 / 9781409129585  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029149 $14.95
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
McDermid, Val (V.L.)  
Hill & Jordan #8: Cross and Burn
Guilt and grief have driven a wedge between long-time crime-fighting partners psychologist Tony Hill and ex-DCI Carol Jordan. Now someone is killing women who bear an unsettling resemblance to Jordan. When the evidence begins to point in a disturbing direction, thinking the unthinkable seems the only possible answer. Cornered by events, Tony and Carol are forced to fight for themselves and each other as never before.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 26th Annual Lambda Literary Award for Best Lesbian Mystery
 
Novel, 438 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Grove - 2014 - ISBN: 0802122779 / 9780802122773  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029089 $15.00
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
McKinty, Adrian (editor) / Neville, Stuart (editor)  
Belfast Noir
Fourteen original stories set in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Adrian McKinty and Stuart Neville
  • Foreword == David Torrans
    Part I: City of Ghosts
  • The Undertaking == Brian McGilloway
  • Poison == Lucy Caldwell
  • Wet with Rain == Lee Child
  • Taking It Serious == Ruth Dudley Edwards
    Part II: City of Walls
  • Ligature == Gerard Brennan
  • Belfast Punk REP == Glenn Patterson
  • The Reservoir == Ian McDonald
    Part III: City of Commerce
  • The Grey == Steve Cavanagh
  • Rosie Grant's Finger == Claire McGowan
  • Out of Time == Sam Millar
  • Die Like a Rat == Garbhan Downey
    Part IV: Brave New City
  • Corpse Flowers == Eoin McNamee
  • Pure Game == Arlene Hunt
  • The Reveller == Alex Barclay
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 250 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2014 - ISBN: 1617752916 / 9781617752919  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028829 $15.95
McPherson, Catriona  
Dandy Gilver #8: A Deadly Measure of Brimstone
1920s Scotland: The Gilver clan's trip to a spa town for a weekend of relaxation is soon disrupted by a slew of mysterious - and deadly - events.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Bruce Alexander Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 291 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2014 - ISBN: 1250053978 / 9781250053978  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028026 $26.99
Milton, Nina  
Sabbie Dare #2: Unraveled Visions
Can shamanic counselor Sabbie Dare make enough sense of her shamanic journeys to help two missing women before it's too late?  
Novel, 441 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2014 - ISBN: 0738740055 / 9780738740058  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028796 $14.99
Mims, Lee  
Cleo Cooper #2: Trusting Viktor
Geologist Cleo Cooper knew investing in an offshore natural gas enterprise would be risky - but she didn't expect the risks to include an assault on her and the murder of another geologist.  
Novel, 300 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2014 - ISBN: 0738734268 / 9780738734262  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028766 $14.99
Molay, Frederique  
Paris Homicide #1: The 7th Woman
Who is preying on women in the French capital, killing again and again without leaving any clues? Chief of Police Nico Sirsky races to solve the murders as they get closer and closer to his inner circle.  
Novel, 249 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Le French - 2014 - ISBN: 1939474035 / 9781939474032  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027896 $16.95
Molay, Frederique  
Paris Homicide #2: Crossing the Line
After dental students discover a message in the tooth of a severed head, Chief of Police Nico Sirsky and his team follow the clues from an apparent suicide to an apparent accident to a murder.  
Novel, 224 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Le French - 2014 - ISBN: 1939474140 / 9781939474148  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028748 $16.95
Muller, Eddie  
The Art of Noir
Oversize full color collection of noir film poster and promotional art, including rare offerings from around the world and background information on the illustrators.  
Art Book, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (expanded from 2002 edition)  
Overlook - 2014 - ISBN: 1468307355 / 9781468307351  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New023884 $35.00
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
Murphy, Shirley Rousseau & Pat  
Misto the Ghost Cat #1: The Cat, the Devil, and Lee Fontana
The night before Lee Fontana is paroled, Satan tempts the thief with the promise of one more successful robbery. But Lee has a secret ally looking out for him. The prison cat, a ghost, will tail the ex-con on his dangerous mission - an adventure that will leave a long legacy for feline PI Joe Grey and his pals.  
Novel, 314 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Avon - 2014 - ISBN: 0062268821 / 9780062268822  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028640 $7.99
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
Nadel, Barbara  
Hakim & Arnold #1: A Private Business
Ex-cop Lee Arnold and his Muslim assistant Mumtaz Hakim run a detective agency in London's East End, in a community fraught with conflict and tension. As they investigate a woman's fears that someone is following her, what they discover turns the inquiry in an even more sinister direction.  
Novel, 454 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Quercus UK - 2013 - ISBN: 0857387766 / 9780857387769  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029134 $12.95


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