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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
 
The Cozy Cookbook
A cookbook for mystery readers, including recipes from popular series, plus excerpts from the authors' bestselling works.  
Nonfiction, 367 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425277860 / 9780425277867  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029746 $17.00
 
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
Adler-Olsen, Jussi  
Department Q #5: The Marco Effect
When Marco Jameson discovers a dead body - proving the extent of his vicious Uncle Zola's criminal activities - the teen goes on the run. When detective Carl Morck learns that Marco may have answers to the team's missing persons cold case, they set out to solve the mystery and save the boy.  
Novel, 481 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Plume - 2015 - ISBN: 0147516625 / 9780147516626  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029736 $16.00
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
Black, Cara  
Aimee Leduc #14: Murder in Pigalle
1998: Pregnant PI Aimee Leduc is doing computer security work and avoiding dangerous cases. But with a serial rapist targeting teenage girls, when the owner of Aimee's favorite cafe comes to her for help after his teenage daughter disappears, Aimee can't say no.  
Novel, 308 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Soho Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 1616954884 / 9781616954888  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030472 $15.95
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
Block, Lawrence (editor)  
Dark City Lights: New York Stories
Short stories set in New York by both new and acclaimed writers, including several mystery writers.
    Contents
  • Foreword == Lawrence Block
  • Amsterdam in the 90s == Ed Park
  • The Big Snip == Thomas Pluck
  • Bowery Station, 3:15 A.M. == Warren Moore
  • Chloe == Jerrold Mundis
  • The Dead Client == Parnell Hall
  • The Garmento and the Movie Star == Jonathan Santlofer
  • Hannibal's Elephants == Robert Silverberg
  • Jimmy Takes a Trip == Elaine Kagan
  • Knock-Out Whist == David Levien
  • The Lady Upstairs == Jill D. Block
  • Midnight in the Park with Harry == Jane Dentinger
  • Old Hands == Erin Mitchell
  • The Safest Form of Conveyance == Jim Fusilli
  • See/Saw Something == Peter Carlaftes
  • The Soldier, the Dancer, and All That Glitters == Tom Callahan
  • Spit the Truth == Eve Kagan
  • This Pose Is a Problem == Bill Bernico
  • The Tour Guide == Kat Georges
  • Wang Dang Doodle == Annette Meyers
  • Wednesday Is Viktor's == Brian Koppelman
  • Wet Dog on a Rainy Day == S.J. Rozan
  • Why I Took the Job == Peter Hochstein
  • Keller the Dogkiller == Lawrence Block
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 375 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Three Rooms - 2015 - ISBN: 1941110215 / 9781941110218  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030590 $18.95
Bouman, Tom  
Henry Farrell #1: Dry Bones in the Valley
When an elderly recluse finds a corpse on his land, Henry Farrell, the lone policeman in Wild Thyme, Pennsylvania, investigates. His search for the killer will open old wounds, dredge up ancient crimes, and exact a deadly price.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2015 Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author
 
Novel, 281 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Norton - 2015 - ISBN: 0393350789 / 9780393350784  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029698 $14.95
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
Butler, Dori Hillestad  
Haunted Library #4: The Five O'Clock Ghost
Ages 6 and up. Claire and Kaz try to track down a ghost at a friend's house. Could it be Kaz's missing brother?  
Novel, 143 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Grosset & Dunlap - 2015 - ISBN: 0448462486 / 9780448462486  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029629 $4.99
Calkins, Susanna  
Lucy Campion #2: From the Charred Remains
Signed by the author on the title page. London, 1666: In the cleanup after the Great Fire, a murder victim's body is found. Lucy Campion, now apprenticed to a printmaker, uses her free time to help the local constable investigate.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Bruce Alexander Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250060516 / 9781250060518  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029482 $15.99
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


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