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


 
 
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
Bolin, Janet  
Threadville #5: Seven Threadly Sins
After agreeing to model for a charity runway show at the Threadville Academy of Design and Modeling, Willow ends up a murder suspect when the academy's nasty director winds up dead.  
Novel, 291 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425268004 / 9780425268001  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030799 $7.99
Bolton, Sharon (S.J.)  
Lacey Flint #4: A Dark and Twisted Tide
Lacey is enjoying life among London's weird and wonderful riverboat community. When she discovers the shrouded body of a young woman in the Thames, the investigation leads her marine policing unit to suspect that it was deliberately left for Lacey to find.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Mary Higgins Clark Award
 
Novel, 444 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250060494 / 9781250060495  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029477 $16.99
Booth, Stephen  
Cooper & Fry #14: The Corpse Bridge
For centuries, mourners in Derbyshire have used the Corpse Bridge to cross the River Dove and reach their village burial grounds. When a developer plans to deconsecrate the land and use it as parking for his resort cottages, bodies begin to litter the road to the Corpse Bridge. Are these warnings to stay away from the sacred plots, or is a serial killer at work?  
Novel, 370 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
William Morrow - 2014 - ISBN: 0062382403 / 9780062382405  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030896 $11.99
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
Bowen, Peter  
Gabriel Du Pre #14: Bitter Creek
A visit to a medicine man's sweat lodge sets Gabriel De Pre on the trail of an unsolved case: the disappearance of a band of Metis who were last seen fleeing from General Black Jack Pershing's troops in 1910.  
Novel, 252 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road - 2015 - ISBN: 1497676584 / 9781497676589  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030538 $14.99
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
Bradford, Laura (aka Casey, Elizabeth Lynn)  
Claire Weatherly #4: Suspendered Sentence
After the Stoltfuz barn burns down, a human skeleton is unearthed, along with half of a friendship bracelet last seen on a missing Amish teen. Detective Jakob Fisher and Claire must dig into the secrets of the past to solve the girl's murder.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425273024 / 9780425273029  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029827 $7.99
Broach, Elise  
Superstition Mountain #3: Revenge of Superstition Mountain
Ages 8 and up. There are still mysteries to solve, so the Barker brothers and their friend Delilah climb up to Superstition Mountain one last time. Is the creepy librarian really the ghost of Julia Thomas from a century before? What was Uncle Hank's role in discovering the gold mine? Can they still get into the mine? Does their cat Josie have mysterious powers? And, most of all, who is trying to kill them?  
Novel, 292 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Square Fish - 2015 - ISBN: 1250056861 / 9781250056863  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029516 $8.99
Brown, Duffy  
Consignment Shop #4: Demise in Denim
When a dead man is found in a bathtub, local lawyer Walker Boone is accused of the dirty deed. Now Reagan and Walker need to put their heads together to find out who is trying to get him out of the picture.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425274705 / 9780425274705  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029853 $7.99
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
Budewitz, Leslie  
Spice Shop #1: Assault and Pepper
Pepper Reece loves running a busy spice and tea shop in Seattle's Pike Place Market - until a panhandler named Doc winds up dead on the shop doorstep. When an employee is arrested for the crime, Pepper decides to sniff out some clues.  
Novel, 289 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425271781 / 9780425271780  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029825 $7.99
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
Cannell, Dorothy  
Florence Norris #1: Murder at Mullings
Edward Stodmarsh makes an ill-advised second marriage to the scheming Regina Stapleton, who insists on bringing her family's 'ornamental hermit' to live on the estate. Strange but harmless, thinks housekeeper Florence Norris - until a sudden, violent death occurs.  
Novel, 247 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Severn House - 2014 - ISBN: 1847515010 / 9781847515018  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027630 $15.95
Carlisle, Kate  
Bibliophile #08: The Book Stops Here
After Brooklyn appraises a valuable rare book on a hit TV show, a man storms onto the set, claiming that the owner of the book found it at his garage sale - and he wants it back, or else. When the owner turns up dead, Brooklyn sets out to find the killer.  
Novel, 313 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 045141599X / 9780451415998  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030801 $7.99
Carter, Stephen L.  
Back Channel
1962: As the Cuban missile crisis unfolds, circumstances lead to a young black woman, Cornell sophomore Margo Jensen, acting as back channel liaison between Soviet Premier Krushchev and US President Kennedy in desperate negotiations to avert nuclear war.  
Novel, 454 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Vintage - 2015 - ISBN: 0345804872 / 9780345804877  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030611 $16.00
Casey, Elizabeth Lynn (aka Bradford, Laura)  
Southern Sewing Circle #10: Wedding Duress
When a member of the sewing circle learns that her former nanny took a fatal fall at her new job, she suspects the death was no accident. Can Tori untangle the rumors and find a killer?  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 042525786X / 9780425257869  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029851 $7.99
Cass, Laurie (aka Alden, Laura)  
Bookmobile Cat #3: Borrowed Crime
When a volunteer dies on the bookmobile's route, the death is ruled a hunting accident, but a growing stack of clues points to murder. Can librarian Minnie Hamilton and her cat Eddie find the killer?  
Novel, 330 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 0451415485 / 9780451415486  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029830 $7.99


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