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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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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
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
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
Turner, Lisa  
Billy Able #1: A Little Death in Dixie
A notorious socialite has disappeared. She's either off on another drunken escapade, or the disappearance is something much more frightening. Memphis police detective Billy Able's investigation uncovers a web of tragedy, suspicion, passion, and sordid secrets.  
Novel, 288 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Bell Bridge - 2010 - ISBN: 1935661906 / 9781935661900  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030959 $15.95
Viets, Elaine  
Dead-End Job #13: Catnapped!
The one thing celebrity Trish Barrymore and her husband Mort can agree on in their bitter divorce is shared cat custody. When Mort is found brained by a mahogany cat tower, and their pedigreed show cat goes missing, Trish calls on Helen and Phil. Can they find the feline filcher and save Trish from a murder rap?  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 0451466314 / 9780451466310  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030802 $7.99


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