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Newsletter 108
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Doughty, Louise  
Apple Tree Yard
Yvonne was happily married, a successful scientist. Now she is charged with murder, in the witness box facing the gaze of her alleged accomplice, a man who is also her lover. As Yvonne faces hostile questioning, she must piece together the story of her affair. Here in the courtroom, everything hinges on one night in a dark alley called Apple Tree Yard.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2014 UK Crime Writers' Association Steel Dagger (Best Thriller)
 
Novel, 317 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Picador - 2015 - ISBN: 1250062039 / 9781250062031  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030088 $16.00
Douglas, Carole Nelson  
Midnight Louie #26: Cat in a Yellow Spotlight
When the Las Vegas reunion show of a groundbreaking band revives a deadly duel between its two divas, PR powerhouse Temple Barr and her feline roommate Midnight Louie, assisted by the Vegas Cat Pack, must sniff out clues to save the Crystal Phoenix hotel's reputation as murder stalks the rehearsing band members.  
Novel, 313 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Wishlist - 2014 - ISBN: 0974474266 / 9780974474267  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030090 $18.99
Drake, David  
Books of the Elements #3: Monsters of the Earth
The city of Carce faces supernatural events caused by a struggle between two powerful magicians. One of them wants to destroy the world, and the other wishes to prevent that. But which is which?  
Novel, 418 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Tor - 2014 - ISBN: 0765360470 / 9780765360472  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028098 $8.99
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
Duriez, Colin  
The Oxford Inklings
The lives, writings, ideas, and influence of the Oxford literary group that included J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and others.  
Nonfiction, 288 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Lion UK - 2015 - ISBN: 0745956343 / 9780745956343  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030027 $16.95
Egan, Greg  
Axiomatic
Reprints eighteen sf short stories.
    Contents
  • The Infinite Assassin
  • The Hundred Light-Year Diary
  • Eugene
  • The Caress
  • Blood Sisters
  • Axiomatic
  • The Safe-Deposit Box
  • Seeing
  • A Kidnapping
  • Learning to Be Me
  • The Moat
  • The Walk
  • The Cutie
  • Into Darkness
  • Appropriate Love
  • The Moral Virologist
  • Closer
  • Unstable Orbits in the Space of Lies
 
Collection, 300 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1995)  
Night Shade - 2014 - ISBN: 1597805408 / 9781597805407  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029074 $15.99
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  
Schild's Ladder
In the last few centuries, the novo-vacuum has consumed at least two thousand inhabited systems. Those studying the phenomenon are split into two groups: Preservationists hypothesizing on how to destroy it, and Yielders who believe it holds a purpose in reinvigorating civilization. Childhood friends Tchicaya, a Yielder, and Mariama, a Preservationist, will put their beliefs and their history to the test when violence breaks out between the two groups.  
Novel, 306 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Night Shade - 2015 - ISBN: 1597805440 / 9781597805445  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029643 $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
Epstein, Adam Jay / Jacobson, Andrew  
Familiars #4: Palace of Dreams
Ages 8 and up. When a birthday celebration at the palace goes dreadfully wrong, and Queen Loranella falls victim to a curse, familiars Aldwyn the cat, Skyler the blue jay, and Gilbert the tree frog are the prime suspects. After narrowly escaping the palace dungeons, they embark on a quest to clear their names.  
Novel, 323 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 006212031X / 9780062120311  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029941 $6.99
Estep, Jennifer  
Elemental Assassin #11: Black Widow
Gin faces a new nemesis, the mysterious M.M. Monroe, who is trying to frame her for murder.  
Novel, 357 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket - 2014 - ISBN: 1476774544 / 9781476774541  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028408 $7.99
Faraday, Jess (editor)  
Death and the Detective
Eleven stories featuring a variety of investigators, including PIs, cops, ex-cops, and more.
    Contents
  • Foreword == Jess Faraday
    Doublecross
  • Happy Valentine's == H. Tucker Cobey
  • Dirty Cop == Michael Mallory
    Revenge
  • White Devil == Sarah M. Chen
  • Detecting for Dummies == Mark Hague
    Something to Prove
  • Not So Lucky == Carol Leininger
  • Burnout == Robert D. Hughes
    They Needed Killin'
  • Golden Handcuffs == Jess Faraday
  • Rough Justice / Tender Mercies == Leonhard August
    Second Chances
  • Helpless == Devin Wood
  • Foot in the Trashcan == Lee Mullins
  • The Cat == Gay Toltl Kinman
  • Contributors
 
Anthology, 257 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Elm - 2013 - ISBN: 0988611627 / 9780988611627  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029287 $14.95
Faraday, Jess (editor)  
Undeath and the Detective
Nine otherworldly mysteries featuring zombies, extraterrestrials, vampires, shapeshifters, and ghosts.
    Contents
  • Foreword == Jess Faraday
  • Secrets == Charlie Cochrane
  • Constance and Conspiracy == Helen Angove
  • Majestic-12 == Gay Toltl Kinman
  • Juanita and the Cave of Winds == Leonhard August
  • S Is for Succubus == Angelia Sparrow
  • Undeath of a Salesman == H. Tucker Cobey
  • Taking a Bite Out of Crime == Mark Hague
  • A Second Death == Emily Baird
  • The Seer and the Seen == Lynn Finger
  • Contributors
 
Anthology, 261 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Elm - 2013 - ISBN: 0988611678 / 9780988611672  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029286 $14.95
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
Ferris, Monica (aka Pulver, Mary Monica)  
Needlecraft #17: The Drowning Spool
Betsy jumps at the opportunity to teach a class at the local senior complex; her sleuthing skills are called for when a woman's body is found floating in the therapy pool.  
Novel, 299 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425270092 / 9780425270097  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029800 $7.99
Flanagan, John  
Ranger's Apprentice #11: The Royal Ranger
Ages 10 and up. Will, now full-grown, has lost his beloved wife. The Rangers are desperate for leadership and new energy, which arrives in the form of the headstrong Maddie. Will reluctantly agrees to take her under his wing - at last the Ranger's Apprentice has an apprentice of his own.  
Novel, 455 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Puffin - 2014 - ISBN: 0142427314 / 9780142427316  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029267 $8.99
Fluke, Joanne  
Hannah Swensen #19: Blackberry Pie Murder
After Hannah hits a man with her cookie truck, the autopsy reveals he dead before she hit him, his shirt covered with blackberry pie stains. Now Hannah's on the trail of a baker with a penchant for murder. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 376 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 0758280386 / 9780758280381  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029593 $7.99
Forward, Toby  
Dragonborn #2: Fireborn
Ages 10 and up. Bee is an apprentice wizard, and tomorrow, on her twelfth birthday, she will learn her true name. Bee's is Flame, a powerful name that her greedy master wants to steal. But doing so will disturb the universe, and it's hard to say what might be born out of the fire that results  
Novel, 421 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Bloomsbury - 2015 - ISBN: 1619634392 / 9781619634398  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029504 $8.99
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
Frost, Jeaniene  
Night Prince #3: Bound by Flames
Vlad and his newly turned bride Leila are at odds with each other - and vulnerable to the one vampire powerful enough to end the Dark Prince's reign.  
Novel, 342 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Avon - 2015 - ISBN: 0062076086 / 9780062076083  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029916 $7.99
Frost, Kimberly  
Southern Witch #5: Casually Cursed
Tammy Jo learns her mother Marlee is a prisoner of the Seelie fae, but the plot to free her is foiled when Tammy Jo and her companions are caught by the fae queen. And the only chance the queen gives them to save Marlee's life may be an impossible quest.  
Novel, 332 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2015 - ISBN: 0425267830 / 9780425267837  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029777 $7.99


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