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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Creasey, John  
Richard Rollison #01: Introducing the Toff
Returning home from a cricket match at his father's country home, the Honourable Richard Rollison - aka The Toff - comes across an accident, which proves to be a mystery as he delves deeper into the matter with his usual perseverance and thoroughness.  
Novel, 177 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1938)  
House of Stratus - 2009 - ISBN: 0755117719 / 9780755117710  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030082 $14.95
Creasey, John  
Roger West #01: Inspector West Takes Charge
Extortion is the name of the game - and murder anyone who might get in the way. Inspector West has to unravel it all at gun point.  
Novel, 186 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1942)  
House of Stratus - 2013 - ISBN: 0755117727 / 9780755117727  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030081 $14.95
Davies, Lesley  
The Celtic Coloring Book
Suitable for adults as well as children, this book contains over 100 Celtic designs to color in.  
Activity Book, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Search - 2015 - ISBN: 1782212159 / 9781782212157  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029351 $9.95
Davis, Krista  
Paws & Claws #2: The Ghost and Mrs. Mewer
When Holly's dog Trixie and kitten Twinkletoes find a young woman drowned in the Wagtail Springs Hotel's bathhouse - site of the town's most infamous haunting - the crime scene is eerily similar to the creepy legend. Holly must catch a flesh-and-blood killer. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 0425262561 / 9780425262566  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028342 $7.99
de Lint, Charles  
The Cats of Tanglewood Forest
Ages 8 and up. Novel-length version of the 2003 picture book A Circle of Cats. When Lillian is bitten by a snake, the magical cats of the forest surrounding her farmstead save her by turning her into a kitten. To turn herself back into a girl, Lillian must undertake a perilous adventure through untamed lands of fabled creatures - from Old Mother Possum to the fearsome Bear People.  
Novel, 287 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Little, Brown - 2014 - ISBN: 0316053597 / 9780316053594  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New026293 $10.99
Delany, Samuel R.  
The American Shore
A scholarly exploration of and commentary upon Thomas M. Disch's sf tale 'Angouleme'.  
Nonfiction, 216 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (author has made corrections to the text of the 1978 edition)  
Wesleyan - 2014 - ISBN: 0819567183 / 9780819567185  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028818 $27.95
Drake, David  
RCN #10: The Sea Without a Shore
The son of Cinnabar's chief spymaster is determined to search for an ancient treasure in the middle of a civil war on a mining planet; Captain Daniel Leary and cyberspy Adele Mundy will have their hands full keeping the boy safe as they try to end the war.  
Novel, 485 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Baen - 2015 - ISBN: 1476780412 / 9781476780412  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030019 $7.99
Dunne, Lexie  
Hostage Girl #1: Superheroes Anonymous
When a villain attacks Gail Godwin and she's rescued by superhero Blaze, it's a great story. Until it happens again. And again. Now the media has dubbed her Hostage Girl. Then she wakes up strapped to a metal table by a mad scientist. After escaping, now more than human herself, she'll have to come to terms with her powers. But there's a new villain on the rise, and she has her sights set on the one and only Hostage Girl.  
Novel, 323 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Harper Voyager - 2014 - ISBN: 0062369121 / 9780062369123  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029914 $6.99
Egan, Greg  
Diaspora
Humanity has reconfigured itself drastically. Most choose immortality as conscious software in the polises, but some opt for renewable robotic bodies. And there are holdouts, fleshers left behind in the muck and jungle of Earth. Then a disaster ravages the fleshers and reveals the possibility that the polises themselves might be at risk from bizarre astrophysical processes. Yatima, a digital being grown from a mind seed, joins a group of citizens and flesher refugees in search of the knowledge that will guarantee their safety.  
Novel, 334 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1998)  
Night Shade - 2015 - ISBN: 1597805424 / 9781597805421  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029641 $15.99
Egan, Greg  
Distress
Sent to cover a scientific conference, wired journalist Andrew Worth finds himself dragged into a maelstrom of plotting, assassination attempts, and rebellion. The world's only hope for survival lies in physicist Violet Mosala's development of a final Theory of Everything, but whether it will lead to the total destruction of life as we know it or the complete remaking of the universe may be a risk too dangerous to take.  
Novel, 387 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1997)  
Night Shade - 2015 - ISBN: 1597805416 / 9781597805414  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029640 $15.99
Egan, Greg  
Teranesia
When his biologist sister sets out to study the peculiar biological evolution on the island of Teranesia, Prabir follows her, and discovers the island is more enchanting, and more dangerous, than he could have ever imagined.  
Novel, 267 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
Night Shade - 2015 - ISBN: 1597805432 / 9781597805438  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029642 $15.99
Elliott, Kate  
The Very Best of Kate Elliott
A retrospective collection of her short fantasy, featuring strong heroines, complex quests, noble sacrifices, and hard-won victories.
    Contents
  • The Landscapes That Surround Us (introduction)
  • Riding the Shore of the River of Death
  • Leaf and Branch and Grass and Vine
  • The Queen's Garden
  • On the Dying Winds of the Old Year and the Birthing Winds of the New
  • The Gates of Joriun
  • The Memory of Peace
  • With God to Guard Her
  • My Voice Is in My Sword
  • Sunseeker
  • A Simple Act of Kindness
  • To Be a Man
  • Making the World Live Again
    Four Essays
  • Introduction
  • The Omniscient Breasts: The Male Gaze Through Female Eyes
  • The Narrative of Women in Fear and Pain
  • And Pharaoh's Heart Hardened
  • The Status Quo Does Not Need World-Building
 
Collection, 367 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tachyon - 2015 - ISBN: 1616961791 / 9781616961794  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029653 $15.95
Feehan, Christine  
GhostWalkers #11: Viper Game
With three little girls to protect, Pepper needs a man like GhostWalker Wyatt Fontenot. Passionately. But her secrets are about to take them deeper into the bayou than either imagined - where desire is the deadliest poison of all.  
Novel, 410 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Jove - 2015 - ISBN: 0515155543 / 9780515155549  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029775 $7.99
Foster, Eugie  
Returning My Sister's Face And Other Far Eastern Tales of Whimsy and Malice
Twelve tales of adventure and magic from the Orient.
    Contents
  • Eugie Foster in Many Dimensions (introduction) == Vonda N. McIntyre
  • Daughter of Botu
  • The Tiger Fortune Princess
  • A Thread of Silk
  • The Snow Woman's Daughter
  • The Tanuki-Kettle
  • Honor Is a Game Mortals Play
  • The Raven's Brocade
  • Shim Chung the Lotus Queen
  • The Tears of My Mother, the Shell of My Father
  • Year of the Fox
  • The Archer of the Sun and the Lady of the Moon
  • Returning My Sister's Face
 
Collection, 208 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Norilana - 2009 - ISBN: 1607620111 / 9781607620112  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029315 $15.95
Friedman, C.S.  
Dreamwalker #1: Dreamwalker
All her life, Jessica has dreamed of other worlds. Her brother Tommy has incorporated some of her dreams into his games. Now someone is asking about her dreams. When Tommy is kidnapped, Jessica and her friends must leave their world behind and confront the source of Earth's darkest legends - as well as the terrifying truth of their secret heritage.  
Novel, 343 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
DAW - 2015 - ISBN: 0756409640 / 9780756409647  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029759 $7.99
Gaiman, Neil (writer) / McKean, Dave (artist)  
Crazy Hair
Ages 4 and up. Full color. Birds, animals, hunters, dancers, explorers, balloonists, water slides, carnivals, and more - all can be found in the narrator's crazy hair.

Recommended by Elizabeth: Delightfully whimsical.  
Picture Book, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2009 HC  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 0060579102 / 9780060579104  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029937 $6.99
Gibson, William  
Burning Chrome
Ten sf short stories.
    Contents
  • Preface == Bruce Sterling
  • Source Code: An Introduction == William Gibson
  • Johnny Mnemonic
  • The Gernsback Continuum
  • Fragments of a Hologram Rose
  • The Belonging Kind == John Shirley and William Gibson
  • Hinterlands
  • Red Star, Winter Orbit == Bruce Sterling and William Gibson
  • New Rose Hotel
  • The Winter Market
  • Dogfight == Michael Swanwick and William Gibson
  • Burning Chrome
 
Collection, 204 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1986)  
Harper Eos - 2014 - ISBN: 0060539828 / 9780060539825  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029358 $13.99
Gonick, Larry  
The Cartoon Guide to Algebra
Using engaging graphics and lively humor, Gonick covers the essentials of algebra, including linear equations, polynomials, quadratic equations, and graphing techniques. He also offers a concise overview of algebra's history and its practical applications in modern life.  
Nonfiction, 233 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062202693 / 9780062202697  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029882 $19.99
Goscinny, Rene / Uderzo, Albert - of interest: Ferri, Jean-Yves (writer) / Conrad, Didier (artist)  
Asterix #35: Asterix and the Picts
Full color. After Asterix and Obelix rescue MacAroon, a mysterious Pict, they travel with him to Caledonia, where a treacherous chieftain plans to claim the throne with some help from the Romans.  
Graphic Novel, 48 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Orion UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1444011693 / 9781444011692  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028817 $12.99
Greenwood, Kerry  
Phryne Fisher: A Question of Death
Thirteen short stories featuring the intrepid female PI in 1920s Australia, plus recipes and miscellany. Full color illustrations throughout.
    Contents
  • On Phryne Fisher
  • Hotel Splendide
  • The Voice Is Jacob's Voice
  • Marrying the Bookie's Daughter
  • The Vanishing of Jock McHale's Hat
  • Puttin' on the Ritz
  • The Body in the Library
  • The Miracle of St Mungo
  • Overheard on a Balcony
  • The Hours of Juana the Mad
  • Death Shall Be Dead
  • Carnival
  • The Camberwell Wonder
  • Come, Sable Night
  • Glossary
 
Collection, 254 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Poisoned Pen - 2014 - ISBN: 1464203628 / 9781464203626  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030060 $19.95
Griffiths, Elly  
Galloway & Nelson #06: The Outcast Dead
Ruth Galloway's recent dig turned up the body of a Victorian murderess. Now Ruth is the reluctant star of TV series 'Women Who Kill'. Meanwhile, three children have been found dead in their home, and DCI Harry Nelson is sure that the mother is responsible, until another child is abducted and a kidnapper dubbed the Childminder claims responsibility. Is the Childminder behind all the deaths?  
Novel, 371 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Mariner - 2015 - ISBN: 0544334523 / 9780544334526  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028718 $14.95
Haldeman, Joe  
Work Done for Hire
Still traumatized by his past as a sniper for the US military, Jack accepts an offer to write a near-future novel about a serial killer, based on a Hollywood script outline. Then a package arrives: sniper rifle, silencer, ammunition, and the first installment of a $100,000 payment to kill a 'bad man'. The people behind the twisted offer have Jack under surveillance. And if he doesn't take the job, they'll kill his girlfriend.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Ace - 2015 - ISBN: 0425256618 / 9780425256619  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029753 $7.99
Hamilton, Laurell K.  
Anita Blake #23: Jason
Jason invites his bisexual lady love J.J. to visit, hoping Anita can help him explain his kink to her, and that J.J. can help Anita sort out her problems with her female lover Jade.  
Novel, 255 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Jove - 2014 - ISBN: 0515156078 / 9780515156072  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029749 $7.99
Hamilton, Virginia (writer) / Dillon, Leo and Diane (artists)  
The People Could Fly
Ages 7 and up. Full color. A fantasy tale of slaves who possessed ancient magic that enabled them to fly away to freedom, and a moving tale of those who could not fly away, who remained slaves with only their imaginations to set them free.  
Picture Book, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2004 HC  
Dragonfly - 2015 - ISBN: 055350780X / 9780553507805  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030001 $7.99
Hawkswood, Sarah  
Bradecote & Catchpoll #1: The Lord Bishop's Clerk
1143: The Lord Bishop of Winchester's Clerk has been bludgeoned to death, and laid before the altar in the attitude of a penitent. Everyone had reason to dislike him, but who had reason to kill him? The Sheriff of Worcestershire's wily thief-taker Serjeant Catchpoll and his new - and unwanted - superior, Acting Under Sheriff Hugh Bradecote, have to find the answer.  
Novel, 255 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Mystery Press UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0750958529 / 9780750958523  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030045 $14.95


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