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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Mystery Scene #137
Articles about Fuminori Nakamura; Jeff Cohen & E.J. Copperman Asperger's Mysteries; more.  
Magazine, 68 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2014 - ISBN: mystscene137  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030186 $7.50
Albert, Susan Wittig  
China Bayles #22: Death Come Quickly
Karen Prior was involved with a documentary about a fifteen-year-old murder case, which ended with the suspect's acquittal. When she dies as the result of a mugging, China wonders if the same person could be responsible for both deaths. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 291 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425255328 / 9780425255322  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029846 $7.99
Allingham, Margery - of interest: Carter, Youngman  
Albert Campion #20: Mr. Campion's Farthing
Tourists love Inglewood Turrets, the sort of faux-Victorian genteel hotel that pays homage to a past that never really existed. A Russian diplomat has disappeared after a trip to the Turrets, and Mr. Campion has been asked to sort out the situation.  
Novel, 228 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1969)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2014 - ISBN: 1631940015 / 9781631940019  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027585 $14.95
Allingham, Margery - of interest: Carter, Youngman  
Albert Campion #21: Mr. Campion's Falcon (alternate title: Mr. Campion's Quarry)
First an archeologist is murdered, and then a geologist disappears. The latter has a motley crew of friends, all ham-handedly eager to help Mr. Campion with his inquiries.  
Novel, 228 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1970)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2014 - ISBN: 1631940023 / 9781631940026  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027586 $14.95
Allingham, Margery - of interest: Ripley, Mike  
Albert Campion #23: Mr. Campion's Fox
When his daughter forms an attachment to a most unsuitable young man, the Danish ambassador requests Mr. Campion's help, but before he can act, the girl and her beau disappear without a trace - and a body turns up.  
Novel, 258 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Severn House - 2015 - ISBN: 0727884786 / 9780727884787  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030056 $28.95
Atherton, Nancy  
Aunt Dimity #19: Aunt Dimity and the Wishing Well
After Lori laughingly tosses a coin into a garden's old well and makes a wish, she is baffled when the wish seems to come true. The villagers turn out in droves to make wishes of their own, but soon learn that one person's wish is another person's worst nightmare. With the village thrown into chaos, Lori resolves to find out what's really going on.  
Novel, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0143126989 / 9780143126980  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029732 $14.00
Banyard, Jen  
Riddle Gully #1: Mystery at Riddle Gully
Ages 9 and up. Young reporter-in-training Pollo di Nozi is determined to track down the truth about the weird things happening in Riddle Gully. But is Will, the new boy in town, conspiring with the pushy mayor, the Graffiti Kid, and a strange Transylvanian to send her up the wrong trail?

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 197 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Fremantle AU - 2012 - ISBN: 1921888741 / 9781921888748  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030201 $9.95
Banyard, Jen  
Riddle Gully #2: Riddle Gully Runaway
Ages 10 and up. When junior report Pollo di Nozi implicates the mayor's nephew in a spate of local robberies, she sets in motion a series of mishaps that only she (and her faithful sheep sidekick Shorn Connery) can set right.  
Novel, 180 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Fremantle AU - 2014 - ISBN: 1922089877 / 9781922089878  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030654 $9.95
Best, G.M.  
The Barchester Murders
When an old man is murdered at a Salisbury almshouse, it soon becomes clear to Anthony Trollope that the killing is linked to a long-hidden secret about Warden Reverend Septimus Harding. But would the kindly Warden or one of the old men under his care commit murder to prevent that secret being disclosed? Or is the killer a member of the Warden's family?  
Novel, 224 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Robert Hale UK - 2015 - ISBN: 1910208086 / 9781910208083  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030641 $13.95
Blake, Heather (aka Webber, Heather)  
Wishcraft #5: Some Like It Witchy
When the old Tavistock House goes up for sale, Darcy can't shake the feeling something bad is about to happen. Before long, the real estate agent is dead. The woman had enemies, but there's also a dark legend about the house. To track down the killer, Darcy must unlock the secrets of the deceased and of the estate.  
Novel, 302 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 0451465881 / 9780451465887  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030803 $7.99
Box, C.J.  
Joe Pickett #14: Stone Cold
Everything about the man is a mystery: the massive ranch, the women who live with him, the secret philanthropies, the private airstrip, the sudden disappearances. And the persistent rumors that the man's wealth comes from killing people. Assigned by the governor to find out the truth, Joe Pickett discovers a lot more than he bargained for.  
Novel, 398 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Berkley - 2015 - ISBN: 0425272826 / 9780425272824  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029819 $9.99
Box, C.J.  
Shots Fired
Ten suspense stories set in Wyoming, including four Joe Pickett stories.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • One-Car Bridge
  • Pirates of Yellowstone
  • The End of Jim and Ezra
  • The Master Falconer
  • Every Day Is a Good Day on the River
  • Pronghorns of the Third Reich
  • Dull Knife
  • Le Sauvage Noble (The Noble Savage)
  • Blood Knot
  • Shots Fired: A Requiem for Ander Esti
 
Collection, 281 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Berkley - 2015 - ISBN: 042527540X / 9780425275405  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030790 $9.99
Brown, Rita Mae / Brown, Sneaky Pie  
Mrs. Murphy #22: Nine Lives to Die
The suspicious deaths of two mentors for a youth organization. Severed human fingers in a pencil jar at St. Cyril's Church. Then the animals make a gruesome discovery in the woods. Terrible crimes have been committed in Crozet, and somebody's gone to great lengths to cover them up. Harry and her posse of pet detectives investigate.  
Novel, 311 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Bantam - 2015 - ISBN: 0345530519 / 9780345530516  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030494 $7.99
Bude, John  
William Meredith #02: The Sussex Downs Murder
Brothers John and William Rother live together at Chalklands Farm in the beautiful Sussex Downs. Then John Rother disappears and his abandoned car is found. Has he been kidnapped? Or is his disappearance connected to his growing rather too friendly with his brother's wife? Superintendent Meredith investigates.  
Novel, 233 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1936)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2015 - ISBN: 1464203717 / 9781464203718  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030544 $12.95
Bullard, Lisa  
Turn Left at the Cow
Ages 9 and up. Thirteen-year-old Trav heads for his grandmother's house in rural Minnesota, hoping to learn about his dad. It turns out his dad was involved in a bank robbery right before he disappeared, and the loot was never recovered. Trav embarks on a search for the cash, but someone dangerous is also looking for the money.  
Novel, 297 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2015 - ISBN: 054443918X / 9780544439184  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030396 $7.99
Bunson, Matthew E.  
The Elementary Sherlock Holmes
A miscellany of Sherlockiana, covering the novels, stories, characters, and TV and film adaptations.  
Nonfiction, 160 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Portico UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1909396990 / 9781909396999  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New030628 $16.95
Burke, James Lee  
Wayfaring Stranger
1934: A confrontation with Bonnie and Clyde ends with young Weldon Holland putting a bullet through the rear window of their stolen car. 1944: Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland and Sergeant Hershel Pine survive the Battle of the Bulge, and find Rosita Lowenstein hiding in a deserted Nazi death camp. Eventually, Weldon and Rosita marry, and return to Texas along with Hershel. There, they enter the domain of jackals known as the oil business. They meet Roy Wiseheart - a former Marine aviator haunted with guilt for deserting his squadron leader over the South Pacific - and Roy's wife Clara, a vicious anti-Semite who is determined to make Weldon and Rosita's life a nightmare. It will be the frontier justice upheld by Weldon's grandfather, lawman Hackberry Holland, and the legendary antics of Bonnie and Clyde, that shape Weldon's plans for saving his family from the evil lurking in peacetime America.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Hammett Prize
 
Novel, 444 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Pocket - 2015 - ISBN: 1476710805 / 9781476710808  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030378 $9.99
Camilleri, Andrea  
Montalbano #18: Game of Mirrors
Inspector Montalbano and his colleagues are stumped when two bombs explode outside empty warehouses, one of which is connected to a big-time drug dealer.  
Novel, 271 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0143123777 / 9780143123774  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029734 $16.00
Child, Lee  
Jack Reacher #18: Personal
Plus bonus story 'Not a Drill'. John Kott, a US sniper gone bad, is out after fifteen years in prison. A shot taken at the French president makes it likely that Kott is drawing a bead on a G-8 summit packed with world leaders. If anyone can stop Kott, it's the man who stopped him before: Jack Reacher.  
Novel, 505 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Dell - 2015 - ISBN: 0804178755 / 9780804178754  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030495 $9.99
Connelly, Michael  
Harry Bosch #12: Echo Park
A man accused of two murders is willing to come clean about several others, including an old case Bosch couldn't crack. Discovering that he missed a clue back in 1993 that could have stopped nine other murders just might be the straw that breaks Harry Bosch.  
Novel, 411 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2006)  
Grand Central - 2015 - ISBN: 1455550728 / 9781455550722  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029576 $10.00
Connelly, Michael  
Harry Bosch #13: The Overlook
In his first case for the prestigious Homicide Special squad, Harry Bosch is called out to investigate when a doctor with access to a dangerous radioactive substance is found murdered. Retracing the man's steps, Harry learns that a large quantity of radioactive cesium was stolen shortly before the doctor's death, and fears the murder could be part of a terrorist plot to poison a major American city.  
Novel, 258 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007)  
Grand Central - 2015 - ISBN: 1455550736 / 9781455550739  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030292 $10.00
Corris, Peter  
Cliff Hardy #40: Silent Kill
When a murder and a kidnapping cause a populist politician's campaign to fall apart, Cliff Hardy is hired to investigate the murder, and uncovers hidden agendas among the campaign staff as well as powerful outside influences.  
Novel, 255 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Allen & Unwin AU - 2014 - ISBN: 1760111279 / 9781760111274  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030639 $16.95
Cotterill, Colin  
Dr. Siri #01: The Coroner's Lunch
1978: Seventy-two-year-old Dr. Siri Paiboun has been drafted to be the national coroner of the new socialist Laos. His lab is underfunded, his support staff is unusual, and his boss is a pompous party incompetent. When the body of a prominent politician's wife arrives, Siri suspects the woman has been murdered. Now he and his team must deal with government secrets, spying neighbors, victim hauntings, Hmong shamans, botched romances, and other deadly dangers to get to the truth.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2008 UK Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger (Best Novel)

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 257 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2004)  
Soho Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 1616956496 / 9781616956493  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030949 $9.99
Creasey, John (aka Marric, J.J.)  
George Gideon #01: Gideon's Day (alternate title: Gideon of Scotland Yard)
London is faced with the murder of a little girl and a policeman's murder. George Gideon, a senior officer at Scotland Yard, must try to bring these killers to justice while dealing with a criminal gang that is after one of its own.  
Novel, 194 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1955)  
House of Stratus - 2011 - ISBN: 0755113985 / 9780755113989  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030080 $14.95
Creasey, John (aka Morton, Anthony)  
John Mannering #01: Meet the Baron (alternate title: The Man in the Blue Mask)
Lord Fauntley cannot help showing off both his daughter and the security under which his precious jewels are kept. John Mannering finds himself attracted to both, and plans a burglary, but this fails and unexpected consequences result. The relationship with Lorna Fauntley flourishes, and a series of high profile thefts and adventures ensure Mannering's future, so he believes, until Lorna equates him with 'The Baron'.  
Novel, 261 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1937)  
House of Stratus - 2009 - ISBN: 0755117751 / 9780755117758  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030083 $16.95


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