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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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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
Daheim, Mary  
Emma Lord #25: The Alpine Yeoman
When a deputy takes a leave of absence and hightails it out of town, his disappearing act reveals a shocking link to an unidentified corpse that leads journalist Emma Lord and Sheriff Milo Dodge down a dangerous road, revealing a dark secret of one of Alpine's own.  
Novel, 337 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Ballantine - 2015 - ISBN: 0345535324 / 9780345535320  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030491 $7.99
Dawson, Janet  
Jeri Howard #11: Cold Trail
When her brother Brian disappears, Oakland PI Jeri Howard uncovers cracks in his marriage and problems with his job. And there's a body on a boat, along with Brian's MedicAlert bracelet, and two cops who think Brian was involved in the homicide.  
Novel, 212 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2015 - ISBN: 1564745554 / 9781564745552  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030982 $15.95
Dennison, Hannah  
Honeychurch Hall #1: Murder at Honeychurch Hall
Kat Stanford is surprised when her mother Iris unexpectedly purchases a carriage house near Honeychurch Hall - and even more surprised to learn that Iris has been penning popular romance novels. The gentry and servants at the Hall regard the newcomers with suspicion. When the nanny goes missing, the housekeeper ends up dead, and Iris is accused of murder, Kat realizes she hardly knows her mother at all, and wonders if she is indeed guilty.  
Novel, 291 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250070430 / 9781250070432  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031112 $15.99
Doyle, Arthur Conan  
Tales of Terror and Mystery
A collection of Doyle's spooky tales.
    Contents
    Tales of Terror
  • The Horror of the Heights
  • The Leather Funnel
  • The New Catacomb
  • The Case of Lady Sannox
  • The Terror of Blue John Gap
  • The Brazilian Cat
    Tales of Mystery
  • The Lost Special
  • The Beetle-Hunter
  • The Man with the Watches
  • The Japanned Box
  • The Black Doctor
  • The Jew's Breastplate
  • The Nightmare Room
  • Note on the Text
  • Notes
 
Collection, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1922)  
Alma Classics UK - 2014 - ISBN: 184749384X / 9781847493842  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030629 $11.95
Fossum, Karin  
I Can See in the Dark
Riktor knows he is guilty of a terrible crime. When a policeman storms into his home, he is sure he's been found out. But the crime he is accused of is one he certainly didn't commit. Can he clear his name without further incriminating himself?  
Novel, 210 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Mariner - 2015 - ISBN: 0544483987 / 9780544483989  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030387 $14.95
Grace, Margaret (aka Madison, Ada aka Minichino, Camille aka Flowers, Jean)  
Minature #8: Manhattan in Miniature
When a SuperKrafts manager takes Gerry and her granddaughter Maddie to New York City for a huge crafts fair, they get to work making miniatures and solving crimes.  
Novel, 227 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2015 - ISBN: 1564745627 / 9781564745620  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030983 $15.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore / Ellliott, Bruce)  
Shadow #086: Treasure Trail / The Crimson Phoenix / Model Murder
Plus Red Dragon comic 'Through the Looking Glass' by Bruce Elliott and Edd Cartier.

Treasure Trail: The Dark Avenger follows an old sea captain's trail to uncover the sunken wealth from a Spanish galleon.

The Crimson Phoenix: The Shadow is entangled in a poisonous net of international intrigue.

Model Murder: Lamont Cranston investigates a grisly killing.  
Omnibus, 160 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1937 / 1938 / 1947)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771520 / 9781608771523  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030179 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow #087: The Pooltex Tangle / Death Turrets
Plus Walter B. Gibson's essay 'Memories of Houdini'.

The Pooltex Tangle: Can The Shadow recover a stolen invention that will change the course of a future war?

Death Turrets: In his true identity of Kent Allard, The Dark Avenger attempts to thwart a serial killer.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1937 / 1937)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771547 / 9781608771547  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030180 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #088: The Creeper / Death's Masquerade
The Creeper: A secret treasure map and a strange ebony casket hold the clues to a hidden fortune, but will it be claimed by its rightful heirs, or by a ruthless stalker?

Death's Masquerade: Can The Shadow unmask the serial killer who is threatening the masked revelers of the Pageant of Progress?  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1935 / 1943)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771571 / 9781608771578  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030181 $14.95
Grecian, Alex  
Murder Squad #3: The Devil's Workshop
London, 1890: When four vicious murderers escape from prison, Walter Day, Nevil Hammersmith, and the rest of the Murder Squad must hunt them down before they can resume their bloody sprees. And another, uncaught killer is prepared to join forces with them - Jack the Ripper.  
Novel, 383 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Berkley - 2015 - ISBN: 0425274853 / 9780425274859  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029742 $16.00
Harris, C.S.  
Sebastian St. Cyr #09: Why Kings Confess
1813: As the gruesome murder of a young French physician draws Sebastian and Hero into a decades-old mystery, Sebastian must face the truth about an incident from his past.  
Novel, 349 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 0451418115 / 9780451418111  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029831 $7.99
Heywood, Joseph  
Harder Ground
Short stories featuring women game wardens and conservation officers in the wilderness of Michigan, dealing with poachers, drug smugglers, violent deaths, and more.
    Contents
  • First Day of the Last Day of the World
  • Gravy and Bear Breath
  • Working the Problem
  • The Roadrunner Should Make You Laugh
  • Bambigumbo Yumyum
  • Leprechauns
  • Reality
  • FTO
  • Midsummer Day's Night
  • The Real Twelve Mike
  • Basket Case
  • Fishing for Glory
  • Gulf of Goths
  • Heads, Tails, and Other Vague Body Parts
  • Dancing Hula in Felony Forest
  • Trailer Fly
  • Three Hours in the Chair of Wisdom
  • One and One Is a Future Crowd
  • Mile-High Humble Pie
  • Facing Perfection
  • Flier's Club
  • Hard as Nails
  • Just One More Second
  • Omaha! Blue!
  • Dogskin, the Olympian
  • Game for Names
  • Two-riffic
  • Facings
  • My Perfect Italian
 
Collection, 246 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Lyons - 2015 - ISBN: 1493009028 / 9781493009022  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030196 $17.95
Hiaasen, Carl  
Bad Monkey
Former Miami cop Andrew Yancy has a human arm in his freezer. He sees a lot of holes in the boating-accident / shark-luncheon explanation for how it was parted from its owner, and if Yancy can prove murder, maybe the Monroe County sheriff will rescue him from his grisly Health Inspector gig. Yancy must negotiate an obstacle course of wildly unpredictable events with a crew of even more wildly unpredictable characters.  
Novel, 413 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Grand Central - 2015 - ISBN: 0446556157 / 9780446556156  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029578 $8.00
Johnson, Craig  
Walt Longmire #10: Any Other Name
Signed by the author on the title page. Gerald Holman is dead, and Lucian wants to know what drove his old friend to take his own life. Sheriff Walt Longmire learns that the by-the-book detective for the neighboring county might have suppressed evidence concerning three missing women, and uncovers an incriminating secret so dark that it may claim other lives.  
Novel, 319 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0143126970 / 9780143126973  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029733 $16.00
Johnson, Craig  
Walt Longmire #11: Dry Bones
Signed by the author on the title page. After the largest, most complete fossil of a Tyrannosaurus rex ever found is discovered in Absaroka County, the Cheyenne rancher who claims it is found face down in a turtle pond. As a number of parties dispute the ownership of the priceless remains, including the family of dead rancher Danny Lone Elk, the Cheyenne tribe, Wyoming's Deputy Attorney General, and a cadre of FBI men, sheriff Walt Longmire recruits Vic Moretti, Henry Standing Bear, and Dog to investigate a sixty-six-million year-old cold case that's heating up fast.  
Novel, 306 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Viking - 2015 - ISBN: 0525426930 / 9780525426936  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030698 $27.95
Johnson, Varian  
The Great Greene Heist
Ages 10 and up. When school bully Keith Sinclair announces he's running for Student Council president, Jackson Greene assembles a crack team. Hashemi Larijani, tech genius. Victor Cho, bankroll. Megan Feldman, science goddess. Charlie de la Cruz, reporter. Together they devise a plan that will take down Keith and make sure the election is done right. If they can pull it off, it will be remembered as the school's greatest con ever.  
Novel, 231 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Scholastic - 2015 - ISBN: 0545525535 / 9780545525534  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031243 $6.99
Johnston, Linda O.  
Barkery & Biscuits #1: Bite the Biscuit
When Carrie opens the Barkery, a shop to make and sell healthy dog treats, a competitor insists she'll find a way to shut Carrie down. When the woman turns up dead with a Barkery biscuit beside her, Carrie must prove she didn't do it.  
Novel, 302 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2015 - ISBN: 0738745030 / 9780738745039  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031212 $14.99
Jonasson, Jonas  
The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden
In 2007, the king and the prime minister of Sweden went missing from a banquet. Later it was said that both had fallen ill, but the real story starts with the birth of Nombeko Mayeki in 1961 Soweto. Fated to die early in her poverty-stricken township, Nombeko takes a different path, eventually making her way up to the helm of one of the world's most secret projects. South Africa developed six nuclear missiles in the 1980s, then voluntarily dismantled them in 1994. This is the story of the seventh missile, the one that was never supposed to have existed. Nombeko knows too much about it, and now she's on the run from both the South African justice system and the most terrifying secret service in the world, with the fate of the planet in her hands.  
Novel, 389 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Ecco - 2015 - ISBN: 0062329146 / 9780062329141  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029912 $15.99


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