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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Perry, Anne  
Thomas Pitt #29: Death on Blackheath
1897: When the local police find evidence at a government official's home of what appears to be an ugly crime - no corpse, but a missing maid and signs of a bloody struggle - Thomas Pitt and the Special Branch are called in to investigate.  
Novel, 302 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Ballantine - 2015 - ISBN: 0345548426 / 9780345548429  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030477 $16.00
Perry, Carol J.  
Witch City #2: Tails, You Lose
When the local handyman turns up dead, Lee's clairvoyant capabilities bubble to the surface once again. And as Lee and her students work on a documentary charting the history of Trumbull's Department Store, they uncover family secrets, deathbed whispers, and a labyrinth of tunnels hidden below the streets of Salem.  
Novel, 365 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 1617733717 / 9781617733710  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029608 $7.99
Perry, Douglas  
Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero
A biography of the lawman, notably his work in Prohibition-era Chicago, and in 1930s Cleveland, where he worked to eliminate police corruption.  
Nonfiction, 345 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0143126288 / 9780143126287  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029745 $17.00
Preston, Douglas / Child, Lincoln  
Gideon Crew #1: Gideon's Sword
Rogue operative Gideon Crew is assigned to tail a Chinese scientist and steal the plans for a new weapon of mass destruction. When the scientist is killed and the plans stolen, Gideon follows a trail of clues to an uninhabited island, where he comes face to face with his nemesis - and learns that what he thought was the ultimate weapon is something far more frightening.  
Novel, 379 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2011)  
Grand Central - 2015 - ISBN: 1455588105 / 9781455588107  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030288 $8.00
Preston, Douglas / Child, Lincoln  
Gideon Crew #2: Gideon's Corpse
A top nuclear scientist goes mad and takes an innocent family hostage at gunpoint, killing one and causing a massive standoff. A plume of radiation above New York City leads to a warehouse where, it seems, a powerful nuclear bomb was assembled just hours before. Sifting through the evidence, authorities determine that the unthinkable is about to happen: in ten days, a major American city will be vaporized by a terrorist attack. And Gideon Crew, tracking the mysterious terrorist cell from the suburbs of New York to the mountains of New Mexico, learns the end may be something worse than mere Armageddon.  
Novel, 449 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2012)  
Grand Central - 2015 - ISBN: 1455588083 / 9781455588084  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030289 $8.00
Preston, Douglas / Child, Lincoln  
Gideon Crew #3: The Lost Island
After stealing a page from the priceless Book of Kells, scientist and master thief Gideon Crew discovers that hidden beneath the illuminated image is an ancient treasure map leading to an amazing discovery that could perhaps even save Gideon's life. He and his partner Amy follow a trail of cryptic clues to an unknown Caribbean island.  
Novel, 384 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Grand Central - 2015 - ISBN: 1455525790 / 9781455525799  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030287 $8.00
Quinn, Anthony  
W.B. Yeats #1: The Blood Dimmed Tide
London, 1918: Haunted by the restless spirit of an Irish girl whose body washed ashore in a coffin, W.B. Yeats and his apprentice ghost-catcher Charles Adams undertake a perilous journey to Ireland. Surrounded by spies, occultists, and diehard rebels, they try to piece together the killer's identity.  
Novel, 255 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
No Exit UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1843444658 / 9781843444657  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030638 $16.95
Quinn, Spencer (aka Abrahams, Peter)  
Chet & Bernie #7: Paw and Order
Chet and Bernie head for the nation's capital, where Bernie's girlfriend Suzie is working on a big story she can't talk about. But when her source, a Brit with possibly intelligence connections, runs into trouble, Bernie finds himself under arrest. Meanwhile Chet gets to know a DC operative who may or may not have the goods on an ambitious politician. Most menacing of all is Barnum, a guinea pig with the fate of the nation in his tiny paws.  
Novel, 304 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Atria - 2015 - ISBN: 147670340X / 9781476703404  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030369 $16.00
Reading, Mario  
John Hart #1: The Templar Prophecy
When his father is murdered, photojournalist John Hart discovers it is his family's destiny to be the Guardians of the Holy Lance, which must be protected at all costs. He infiltrates a right-wing German occult group to investigate his father's murder.  
Novel, 383 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Corvus UK - 2014 - ISBN: 178239317X / 9781782393177  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030200 $12.95
Reilly, Linda  
Deep Fried #1: Fillet of Murder
Talia is happy to help her friend Bea by working at Lambert's Fish & Chips. When Bea is suspected of murdering a fellow shop owner, Talia must fish for clues before her friend ends up serving time. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 295 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425274136 / 9780425274132  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030796 $7.99
Robb, J.D. (aka Roberts, Nora)  
Eve Dallas #39: Festive in Death
The murder of a personal trainer leads Lt. Eve Dallas to a lineup of women he had loved and left.  
Novel, 340 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Berkley - 2015 - ISBN: 0515154156 / 9780515154153  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029820 $7.99
Ross, Barbara  
Maine Clambake #3: Musseled Out
An upscale seafood restaurateur is sniffing around Busman's Harbor for a new location. When he's found sleeping with the fishes, the police suspect Julia's brother-in-law Sonny. Julia believes he's innocent, but proving it won't be easy. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 309 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 0758286899 / 9780758286895  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030490 $7.99
Rucka, Greg  
Jad Bell #2: Bravo
Bell is tasked with bringing in the Uzbek, organizer of the terrorist attack that nearly cost Bell his ex-wife and daughter. But the Uzbek's employer, the Architect, has already set in motion an even more devastating attack. At the center of it all are two women under deep cover.  
Novel, 353 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2015 - ISBN: 031618229X / 9780316182294  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029579 $8.00
Runcie, James  
Grantchester #4: Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sins
Cambridge, England, 1960s: Full-time priest and part-time detective Canon Sidney Chambers continues his sleuthing adventures. A stranger seeks sanctuary in Grantchester's church, convinced he has murdered his wife. Sidney and his wife go for a shooting weekend in the country and find their hostess has a sinister burn on her neck. Sidney's friend Amanda receives poison pen letters. A firm of removal men 'accidentally' drop a Steinway piano on a musician's head outside a Cambridge college. During a cricket match, a group of schoolboys blow up their school Science Block. On a family holiday in Florence, Sidney is accused of the theft of a priceless painting.  
Novel, 400 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Bloomsbury - 2015 - ISBN: 1632861038 / 9781632861030  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031106 $18.00
Ryan, Annelise  
Mattie Winston #6: Stiff Penalty
Deputy coroner Mattie Winston investigates when a high school math teacher is stabbed to death with a barbecue fork straight to the heart.  
Novel, 410 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 161773408X / 9781617734083  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029602 $7.99
Ryan, Sofie (aka Kelly, Sofie)  
Second Chance Cat #2: Buy a Whisker
Most of the residents of North Harbor, Maine, are in favor of developing the waterfront, but not baker Lily Carter. When Lily is found murdered, it looks like someone wanted to remove the only obstacle to development. Now, with the help of her cat Elvis and his uncanny ability to detect a lie, Sarah is narrowing down the suspects.  
Novel, 314 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 0451419952 / 9780451419958  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029856 $7.99
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
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
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
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


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