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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 109
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Sandford, John  
Lucas Davenport #24: Field of Prey
When a cistern in an abandoned farmyard near Red Wing, Minnesota, turns out to hold over a dozen corpses, Lucas Davenport is called in to investigate.  
Novel, 421 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Berkley - 2015 - ISBN: 0425275116 / 9780425275115  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030791 $9.99
Sandford, John / Cook, Michele  
Singular Menace #1: Uncaged
Ages 12 and up. After sixteen-year-old Shay gets a frantic call from her brother, who escaped from a disastrous activist raid on Singular's research lab with flash drives and a post-surgical dog, she gets a menacing visit from Singular security. What Singular doesn't know - yet - is that Shay will burn Singular to the ground if that's what it takes to save her brother.  
Novel, 407 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Ember - 2015 - ISBN: 0385753055 / 9780385753050  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030519 $10.99
Scarrow, Simon  
Macro & Cato #07: The Zealot (original title: Eagle in the Sand)
1st century CE: Trouble is brewing in Syria, on the eastern frontier of the Roman Empire, and the troops are in a deplorable state. Centurions Macro and Cato are dispatched to stamp out corruption in the cohort and restore it to fighting fitness. But another challenge faces them as a local tribesman calls for violent opposition to Rome.  
Novel, 312 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2006)  
Overlook - 2015 - ISBN: 1468310151 / 9781468310153  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029740 $16.95
Scarrow, Simon  
Macro & Cato #11: Praetorian
1st century CE: The Praetorian Guard has been infiltrated by traitors, and Emperor Claudius is in danger. Narcissus places Macro and Cato undercover in the Guard to infiltrate the conspirators' plot.  
Novel, 486 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Headline UK - 2012 - ISBN: 075535379X / 9780755353798  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030656 $18.95
Scarrow, Simon  
Macro & Cato #12: The Blood Crows
1st century CE: Opposition from native tribes led by Caratacus threatens to destroy the Roman Empire's hold on Britannia. Governor Ostorius sends a new cavalry cohort, led by Macro and Cato, into the heartland of Wales to destroy the growing resistance.  
Novel, 488 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Headline UK - 2014 - ISBN: 075535382X / 9780755353828  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030657 $16.95
Scofield, Ted  
Eat What You Kill
A young Wall Street analyst, struggling back from disaster, gets an offer. His new job is to short stocks - bet against the market. But when a stock goes up and he finds himself on the brink of ruin once again, another option presents itself: murder. How far will a man go for money and vengeance?  
Novel, 291 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Griffin - 2015 - ISBN: 1250061431 / 9781250061430  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029485 $15.99
Sedgwick, Marcus  
She Is Not Invisible
Ages 12 and up. Laureth is blind, and remarkably skilled at looking for recurring events, patterns, and numbers. When her father goes missing, clues from his notebook take Laureth and her seven-year-old brother Benjamin to New York City, where surviving will take all her skill at spotting the amazing, shocking, and sometimes dangerous connections in a world full of darkness.  
Novel, 216 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Square Fish - 2015 - ISBN: 1250056985 / 9781250056986  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029513 $9.99
Senzai, N.H.  
Saving Kabul Corner
Ages 8 and up. Twelve-year-old tomboy Ariana couldn't be more different from her newly arrived cousin Laila, a proper Afghan girl who can cook, sew, and sing, and is well versed in Pukhtun culture and manners. Can they work together to help make peace when a rival Afghani grocery store opens, rekindling an old-world feud and threatening their family's livelihood?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery
 
Novel, 277 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2015 - ISBN: 1442484950 / 9781442484955  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030954 $7.99
Silva, Daniel  
Gabriel Allon #14: The Heist
Art restorer and occasional spy Gabriel Allon searches for a stolen masterpiece by Caravaggio.  
Novel, 497 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 0062320068 / 9780062320063  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029924 $9.99
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #10: The Dancer at the Gai-Moulin
Maigret observes from a distance as two boys are accused of killing a rich foreigner. Their loyalty, which binds them together through their adventures, is put to the test, and seemingly irrelevant social differences threaten their friendship and their freedom.  
Novel, 153 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (new translation of a novel originally published in 1931)  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0141393521 / 9780141393520  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029727 $10.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #11: The Two-Penny Bar (alternate titles: Guinguette by the Seine / The Bar on the Seine)
When a condemned man reveals the whereabouts of an unpunished murderer, Maigret puts his holiday on hold. His investigation takes him to a bar on the Seine, where the old crime is upstaged by a killing.  
Novel, 149 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (new translation of a novel originally published in 1932)  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 014139417X / 9780141394176  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029728 $11.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #12: The Shadow Puppet (alternate titles: The Shadow in the Courtyard / Maigret Mystified)
Maigret finds a man shot dead in front of a ransacked safe; suspects include a vengeful ex-wife and a son deep in debt.  
Novel, 148 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1932)  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0141394188 / 9780141394183  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029729 $11.00
Stevenson, Steve  
Agatha Mistery #08: The Kenyan Expedition
Ages 8 and up. When a rare white giraffe, worshipped by the Masai tribe, disappears from the African savanna, Agatha and her cousin Dash head there to help solve the mystery.  
Novel, 119 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Grosset & Dunlap - 2015 - ISBN: 0448486792 / 9780448486796  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031228 $5.99
Stewart, Fran  
ScotShop #1: A Wee Murder in My Shop
On a buying trip to Scotland, Peggy can't resist a beautiful old tartan shawl. Her purchase comes with a hidden feature: the specter of a 14th-century Scotsman. Back in Vermont, Peggy finds her ex-boyfriend dead on the floor of her shop. When her cousin is arrested for the crime, Peggy will need some help from her Scottish ghost to find the real killer.  
Novel, 295 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425270319 / 9780425270318  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029823 $7.99
Stockbridge, Grant (Page, Norvell W.)  
Spider #04: Wings of the Black Death / When Satan Came to Town
Wings of the Black Death: A secret society frames The Spider for a series of police killings and plots to depopulate Manhattan.

When Satan Came to Town: The Conqueror's takeover of a big city is only the prelude to plans for state, national, and world domination.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1933 / 1943)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771482 / 9781608771486  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030175 $14.95
Stout, Rex - of interest: Goldsborough, Robert  
Nero Wolfe: Archie in the Crosshairs
Outside Nero Wolfe's stately brownstone, two gunshots ring out, nearly hitting Archie Goodwin. Which of their enemies has decided to strike?  
Novel, 218 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road / Mysterious Press - 2015 - ISBN: 1497690412 / 9781497690417  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030536 $14.99
Sundstøl, Vidar  
Minnesota #3: The Ravens
The murder case is now approaching resolution - although not to Lance Hansen's satisfaction. He reluctantly undertakes his own investigation, uncovering troubling connections and grim secrets that will shake him to his core.  
Novel, 283 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
University of Minnesota - 2015 - ISBN: 081668944X / 9780816689446  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031325 $24.95
Swain, James  
Billy Cunningham #1: Take Down
There are hundreds of casinos in Las Vegas, and Billy know how to scam every one. But even the best plan can go wrong. Now, to keep his team out of jail, Billy agrees to help stop a family of thieves from taking down a casino. But he has no intention of breaking the cheater's code - he's running his own con on the casino's vicious owners.  
Novel, 419 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Thomas & Mercer - 2015 - ISBN: 147782202X / 9781477822029  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030075 $15.95
Swanson, Denise  
Dime Store #4: Dying for a Cupcake
Dev agrees to host a cupcake competition at her shop. When baker Kizzy Cutler's assistant dies, and then Kizzy escapes several near misses, Dev must investigate a not-so-sweet list of suspects to stop a killer.  
Novel, 255 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 0451418891 / 9780451418890  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029829 $7.99
Thomas, Paul  
Tito Ihaka #5: Fallout
Demoted to sergeant for insubordination and pigheadedness, Maori cop Tito Ihaka investigates the killing of a teenage girl at an election night party at a ritzy villa near Auckland.  
Novel, 298 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st UK Edition  
Bitter Lemon - 2015 - ISBN: 1908524499 / 9781908524492  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030972 $14.95
Thomas, Will  
Barker & Llewelyn #6: Fatal Enquiry
Victorian London: Believing they need his help, the British government has granted aristocratic sociopath Sebastian Nightwine immunity for his past crimes. When private enquiry agent Cyrus Barker and his assistant Thomas Llewelyn set out to uncover and thwart Nightwine's real plans, they find themselves in the gravest danger of their lives.  
Novel, 293 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250068509 / 9781250068507  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031111 $15.99
Thompson, Victoria  
Gaslight #16: Murder in Murray Hill
1890s New York City: While trying to keep both his newfound inheritance and his relationship with midwife Sarah Brandt under wraps, Frank Malloy is assigned to find a missing young woman who had been responding to 'lonely hearts' ads in the newspaper. Her father suspects she has eloped with a stranger, but Malloy fears worse, knowing those who place such ads often do much worse to their victims.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel
 
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425260461 / 9780425260463  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030795 $7.99
Todd, Charles  
Bess Crawford #6: An Unwilling Accomplice
Home on leave from the Great War, nurse Bess Crawford is asked to accompany Wilkins, a soldier in a wheelchair, to Buckingham Palace to be decorated by the King. When Wilkins vanishes, the Army and the nursing service blame Bess. When the Shropshire police report that Wilkins has been spotted, and has killed a man, Bess must find Wilkins and uncover the truth.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel
 
Novel, 337 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062237209 / 9780062237200  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030897 $14.99
Tucker, Neely  
Sully Carter #1: The Ways of the Dead
When a powerful Washington, DC, judge's daughter is found dead, three black kids are arrested for her murder, but reporter Sully Carter suspects there's more to the case.  
Novel, 272 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0143127349 / 9780143127345  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030723 $16.00
Turnage, Sheila  
Mo & Dale #2: The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing
Ages 10 and up. When Miss Lana accidentally buys a haunted inn at the Tupelo Landing town auction, Desperado Detective Agency - aka Mo and Dale - opens a paranormal division to solve the mystery of the ghost's identity. They plan interview it for their history assignment (extra credit). As Mo and Dale track down the truth about the ghost (with some help from the new kid in town), they discover the truth about a great many other people, too.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 352 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Puffin - 2015 - ISBN: 0142425710 / 9780142425718  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031226 $7.99


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