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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 108
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Seaman, Augusta Huiell  
The Boarded-Up House
Ages 11 and up. Best friends Joyce and Cynthia have always been fascinated by the crumbling mansion with a pair of round windows resembling eyes. When Goliath the cat disappears inside the boarded-up house, the girls follow, uncovering the key to a very old secret.  
Novel, 217 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1915)  
Dover - 2014 - ISBN: 0486781887 / 9780486781884  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028686 $9.99
Shaw, William  
Breen & Tozer #1: She's Leaving Home
London, 1968: When a teenage girl's body is found near the Beatles' Abbey Road recording studio, old-school copper DS Cathal Breen and rambunctious young policewoman Helen Tozer investigate, in a world where conservative tradition is giving way to new freedoms - and troubling new crimes.  
Novel, 419 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2015 - ISBN: 0316246859 / 9780316246859  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028552 $15.00
Sidebottom, Harry  
Warrior of Rome #6: The Amber Road
264 CE: The Roman Empire has been torn in two, and a war is coming between Postumus, who has seized the western provinces, and Emperor Gallienus. Sent to his homeland of Hyperborea to raise an army against Postumus, Ballista must journey along the Amber Road to the far north. A masked warlord brings fire and sword against Ballista's men, and not all in Hyperborea welcome Ballista's return.  
Novel, 444 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Overlook - 2015 - ISBN: 1468309471 / 9781468309478  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028176 $16.95
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #05: A Man's Head (alternate titles: A Battle of Nerves / Maigret's War of Nerves
On the streets of Paris, Inspector Maigret tracks a killer on the run.  
Novel, 169 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1931)  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0141393513 / 9780141393513  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029726 $10.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #08: A Crime in Holland (alternate title: Maigret in Holland)
When a French professor visiting a Dutch coastal town is accused of murder, Maigret is sent to investigate. The locals seem happy to blame the outsider, but there are people closer to home who seem to know much more than they're letting on.  
Novel, 152 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1931)  
Penguin - 2014 - ISBN: 0141393491 / 9780141393490  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028172 $10.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #09: The Grand Banks Cafe (alternate title: The Sailor's Rendezvous)
Maigret investigates when a captain's body is found floating near his fishing trawler.  
Novel, 154 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (new translation of a novel originally published in 1931)  
Penguin - 2014 - ISBN: 0141393505 / 9780141393506  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028173 $10.00
Simmons, Dan  
The Abominable
1926: Three climbers accept funding from a mother whose son fell to his death on Mount Everest two years earlier. She doesn't believe he's dead, and wants them to bring him back alive. As they set off, they encounter others seeking the boy's body. What valuable item could he have been carrying? What is the truth behind the many disappearances on the mountain?  
Novel, 663 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Back Bay - 2014 - ISBN: 0316198846 / 9780316198844  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028547 $18.00
Slaughter, Karin  
Cop Town
Atlanta, 1974: A beloved cop has been gunned down, the police are out for blood, and the city is on the edge of war. When Maggie Lawson and her new partner, rookie Kate Murphy, are pushed out of the citywide search for the cop killer, they pursue their own line of inquiry.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2015 UK Crime Writers' Association Steel Dagger (Best Thriller)
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 431 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Dell - 2015 - ISBN: 0345547500 / 9780345547507  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029996 $9.99
Smith, Alexander McCall  
44 Scotland Street #09: Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers
Angus might be sleepwalking his way to trouble with Animal Welfare when he lets his dog Cyril drink a bit too much lager at the bar. As his seventh birthday party approaches, Bertie dreams of his eighteenth, free of the influence of his domineering mother. Matthew and Elspeth struggle to care for their triplets, contending with Danish au pairs and dubious dukes to boot.  
Novel, 295 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Anchor - 2015 - ISBN: 0804170002 / 9780804170000  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029986 $15.00
Smith, Alexander McCall  
The Forever Girl
Amanda and her daughter Clover live in a close-knit community of expats on Grand Cayman Island. As Clover falls for her first love, and allows her heart to chart her life's course, Amanda realizes that she has fallen out of love with Clover's father, and that her carefully mapped-out future is actually unknown territory. Through the years, mother and daughter are each torn between the dreams they cherish and the reality they face.  
Novel, 316 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Anchor - 2014 - ISBN: 0345804422 / 9780345804426  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029979 $15.95
Smith, Daniel  
The Sherlock Holmes Companion: An Elementary Guide
Full color. Plot summaries of every single Sherlock Holmes story, biographies of Holmes, Moriarty, Watson, and Conan Doyle, plus a look at big and small screen versions of the great detective. Includes interviews with writers, producers, actors, and more.  
Nonfiction, 224 pages, Hardcover, 1st Thus (updated from the 2009 edition)  
Aurum UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1781314047 / 9781781314043  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New029368 $27.99
Smith, Karen Rose  
Caprice De Luca #3: Gilt by Association
Client Louise Downing's romantically decorated house practically staged itself. When Louise is murdered, as Caprice looks for suspects, she discovers the woman had plenty of secrets. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 0758284888 / 9780758284884  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029595 $7.99
Smith, Lachlan  
Leo Maxwell #2: Lion Plays Rough
With his brother Teddy disabled and dependent on him, Leo is on the lookout for a big case that will make his reputation as a lawyer. But the one he chooses lands him in a world of trouble - he finds himself framed for murder and sent to prison with a price on his head.  
Novel, 246 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Mysterious Press - 2015 - ISBN: 080212299X / 9780802122995  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029665 $14.00
Starr, Mel  
Hugh de Singleton #7: The Abbot's Agreement
1368: En route to Oxford, Master Hugh de Singleton discovers a young Benedictine novice, stabbed in the back not half a mile from the nearby abbey. And although the boy has been missing for four days, the corpse is fresh.  
Novel, 240 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Lion - 2014 - ISBN: 1782641092 / 9781782641094  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028685 $14.99
Swanson, Peter  
The Girl with a Clock for a Heart
George Foss is pulled into a whirlpool of betrayal and murder when the woman who broke his heart twenty years ago shows up and ask for his help.  
Novel, 289 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
William Morrow - 2014 - ISBN: 0062267507 / 9780062267504  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028627 $14.99
Thoft, Ingrid  
Fina Ludlow #2: Identity
A client wants to learn the identity of her daughter's sperm donor, so Fina uncovers the man's identity. When the information going public, the man turns up dead. Fina can't walk away from a murder she may have set in motion.  
Novel, 548 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Berkley - 2015 - ISBN: 0425274055 / 9780425274057  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029792 $9.99
Thomas, Donald  
Death on a Pale Horse: Sherlock Holmes on Her Majesty's Secret Service
The great detective and Dr. Watson go up against an international conspiracy led by disgraced English officer Colonel Hunter Moran.  
Novel, 345 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Pegasus - 2014 - ISBN: 1605986216 / 9781605986210  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028703 $15.95
Todd, Charles  
Ian Rutledge #15: Proof of Guilt
1920: The investigation into a man's death uncovers a link to an incident in the family's past, pitting Inspector Rutledge against the new Acting Chief Superintendent, who is determined to place the blame on one of the dead man's women.  
Novel, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
William Morrow - 2013 - ISBN: 0062015699 / 9780062015693  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029302 $14.99
Todd, Charles  
Ian Rutledge #16: Hunting Shadows
1920: A society wedding becomes a crime scene when a man is murdered; when a second body is found, the local constabulary calls in Scotland Yard. As Inspector Rutledge investigates, a clear suspect emerges, but the facts don't add up. The details of the case remind him of a dark episode he witnessed in the Great War. While the memory could lead him to the truth, it also raises a question. To stop a murderer, will the ethical detective choose to follow the letter, or the spirit, of the law?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel
 
Novel, 330 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062237101 / 9780062237101  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029903 $14.99
Tursten, Helene  
Irene Huss #6: The Fire Dance
The murder of a young ballerina, apparently an arson victim, sets off alarm bells for Detective Inspector Irene Huss, who remembers matching details from an unsolved case fifteen years earlier.  
Novel, 306 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Soho Crime - 2014 - ISBN: 1616950129 / 9781616950125  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029011 $15.95
Twin Cities Sisters in Crime  
Festival of Crime
Original crimes stories set at Minnesota festivals, including county fairs, art shows, ice-fishing contests, and more.
    Contents
  • Foreword == Erin Hart
  • Sawbill Checkpoint == Michael Allan Mallory
  • Delusions == Susan Hastings
  • Loco Motive == D.M.S. Fisk
  • No Time Like the Present == E.B. Boatner
  • The Wheelman == Jeanne Mulcare
  • A Killer in the Cornfield == Cathlene N. Buchholz
  • Release == Barbara Merritt Deese
  • Sketches for Cinco == Sheyna Galyan
  • Best of the Fest == Mickie Turk
  • Looney Daze == Cheryl Ullyot
  • Obsession == D.A. Lampi
  • Carpe Diem or Murder at the Carp Fest == M.E. Bakos
  • Iced == Susan Koefod
  • Bobcat Days Medallion Hunt == Christine Husom
  • The Sea Horse Swing Ball == Sharon Leah
  • Corn on the Cob == Colin T. Nelson
  • The Missing Groom == Marlene Chabot
  • The Wooden Boat Show == Michael Kelberer
  • All Sales Final == Douglas Dorow
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 154 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Nodin - 2014 - ISBN: 1935666649 / 9781935666646  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029170 $16.95
Verne, Deirdre  
Sketch in Crime #1: Drawing Conclusions
When her beloved twin brother is murdered, CeCe Prentice uses her sketching abilities and knowledge of their father's company to provide Detective DeRosa with clues.  
Novel, 304 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2015 - ISBN: 0738741310 / 9780738741314  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029864 $14.99
Wait, Lea  
Mainely Needlepoint #1: Twisted Threads
Her mother's murder brings Angie back to Harbor Haven, Maine, where her Gram has started a business with the Mainely Needlepointers. When Angie and Gram become suspects in the death of a shady business associate, Angie finds clues that may connect to her mother's murder.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 303 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 1617730041 / 9781617730047  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029589 $7.99
Walker, Martin  
Bruno #06: The Resistance Man
A veteran of the Resistance dies, leaving behind documents that connect him to a train robbery. A former British spymaster's estate is burglarized. A home is broken into just as the owner is finishing a book on France's nuclear weapons program. An antiques dealer is found murdered, and his former lover, the number one suspect, is on the run. As police chief Bruno investigates, he begins to suspect the crimes are somehow linked; in this part of France, the past is never really past.  
Novel, 321 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Vintage - 2015 - ISBN: 0345804805 / 9780345804808  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029980 $15.95
Weber, Tracy  
Downward Dog #2: A Killer Retreat
Pushed to her breaking point, yoga instructor Kate Davidson threatens to strangle a rude young woman named Monica if she doesn't get her terrible terrier under control. When Monica is found choked with a leash, Kate becomes suspect number one, and must find a way to clear her name.  
Novel, 320 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2015 - ISBN: 0738742090 / 9780738742090  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029860 $14.99


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