November 22


Newsletter 110
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author

Bedford, Jacey  
Psi-Tech #2: Crossways
To the Trust and Alphacorp, psi-tech navigator Ben and telepath Cara are wanted criminals: murder, terrorism, armed insurrection, hijacking, grand theft, and kidnapping are at the top of the long list of charges they'll face. So they'd better not get caught.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 536 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
DAW - 2015 - ISBN: 0756410177 / 9780756410179  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030787 $7.99
Bell, Gertrude  
A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert
Gertrude Bell turned her back on Victorian society to study at Oxford and travel the world. Mountaineer, archaeologist, Arabist, writer, poet, linguist, and spy, she championed the Arab cause, and became chief architect of British policy in the Middle East after World War I. This volume brings together her letters, military dispatches, diary entries, and travel writing.  
Nonfiction, 272 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0143107372 / 9780143107378  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029747 $17.00
Benn, James R.  
Billy Boyle #09: The Rest Is Silence
1944: When an unidentified corpse washes ashore on England's southern coast, US Army Captain Billy Boyle and his partner Kaz are assigned to investigate. The beach is home to the top-secret rehearsal for the upcoming D-Day invasion, the area is restricted, and no one seems to know where the body could have come from.  
Novel, 325 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Soho Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 1616955708 / 9781616955700  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031796 $15.95
Black, Holly / Clare, Cassandra  
Magisterium #1: The Iron Trial
Ages 8 and up. Warned by his father to stay away from magic, if Call succeeds at the Iron Trial, he is sure it can only mean bad things for him. So he tries to do his worst, but fails at failing. Now the Magisterium awaits him, a place both sensational and sinister, with dark ties to his past and a twisty path to his future.  
Novel, 295 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Scholastic - 2015 - ISBN: 0545522269 / 9780545522267  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031241 $7.99
Bowen, Rhys  
Royal Spyness #08: Queen of Hearts
On a voyage to America, Georgie's mother is offered a role by a Hollywood mogul, while Georgie and her beau Darcy investigate a suspected jewel thief. The trail leads to the mogul's Hollywood home - where the mogul winds up dead.

♦  Winner of the 2014 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Bruce Alexander Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery
Novel, 284 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 042526064X / 9780425260647  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030845 $7.99
Box, C.J.  
Cassie Dewell #2: Badlands
Publisher's signed edition with signature on front free endpaper; 'Signed Copy' sticker on front of jacket. Cassie Dewell is the new deputy sheriff of Grimstad, a tiny town now booming as the oil capital of North Dakota. When the temperature drops to 30 below and a gang war heats up, Cassie realizes she may be in over her head - and the key to it all might be twelve-year-old Kyle Westergaard, who has been written off as 'slow' - and who keeps showing up where he doesn't belong.  
Novel, 278 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 0312583214 / 9780312583217  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031144 $26.99
Brooks, Liana  
Time & Shadows #1: The Day Before
A corpse is found in the Alabama wilderness - but it's a clone, so technically it's not a homicide. That doesn't stop agent Samantha Rose and coroner Linsey Mackenzie from investigating when something about the body raises questions.  
Novel, 387 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Later Printing  
Harper Voyager - 2015 - ISBN: 0062407678 / 9780062407672  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031943 $6.99
Brown, Eric / McCormack, Una  
Weird Space #3: The Baba Yaga
Delia Walker, a senior analyst in the Expansion's intelligence bureau, protests the new policies and is drummed out. Desperate for a sign of hope, she charters a decrepit freighter and heads into Satan's Reach, following rumors of a world where humans and the Weird live peacefully side by side. She will uncover secrets about both the Weird and the Expansion that could prevent the seemingly inevitable war.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 332 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Abaddon - 2015 - ISBN: 1781083649 / 9781781083642  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031509 $7.99
Brown, Jeffrey  
Star Wars: Darth Vader and Friends
Full color. More cartoon fun with daddy Darth Vader, his twin kids Luke and Leia, and their friends.  
Humor, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Chronicle - 2015 - ISBN: 1452138109 / 9781452138107  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New031894 $14.95
Brown, Pierce  
Red Rising #2: Golden Son
Darrow becomes a Gold, infiltrating their privileged realm so that he can destroy it from within. He must confront the treachery arrayed against him, overcome his desire for retribution - and strive not for violent revolt, but for a hopeful rebirth.  
Novel, 442 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Del Rey - 2015 - ISBN: 0345539834 / 9780345539830  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031720 $15.00
Brozek, Jennifer (editor)/ Smith?, Robert (editor) / Pearson, Lars (editor)  
Chicks Dig Gaming
Female writers, industry professionals, and fans celebrate gaming - board, rpg, video, and online - and examine the characters and games they love.
  • Editors' Foreword
  • Thank You, Mario, but Our Princess Is in Another Castle == Catherynne M. Valente
  • Round the World with Nellie Bly == Rosemary Jones
  • Select Hero or Heroine == Dawn Foran
  • How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Numbers: A Girl, a Rulebook and Arithmetic == Seanan McGuire
  • Look Behind You! A Three-Headed Monkey! == L.M. Myles
  • So You Want to Start a Fight == Dorothy Ail
  • Who in the Hell Is Carmen Sandiego? == Teresa Jusino
  • An Interview with Lisa Stevens
  • Intuition, Gaming and the Laboratory Scientist == Kelly Swails
  • Saving the Galaxy in Cute Shoes == Zoe Estrin-Grele
  • The Silence of the Games == Sarah Groenewegen
  • Raising Gamers == Filamena Young
  • Game Change == Linnea Dodson
  • The Evolution of a LARPer in Three Acts == Johanna Mead
  • Black Windows == E. Lily Yu
  • Another Puzzle Solved? Professor Layton and the Passive Princess == Mags L. Halliday
  • An Axe Up My Sleeve == Cheryl Twist
  • A Chick Who Doesn't Dig Games Plays Portal == Fiona Moore
  • An Interview with Margaret Weis
  • How to Design Games for Boys == Lynnea Glasser
  • The Grace and Dice and Glossy Cardstock == Lucy A. Snyder
  • THAC0 of a Gamer Girl ==Jaleigh Johnson
  • Let Us Play == Lene Taylor
  • The Hero in My Story == Caitlin Sullivan
  • When the Stars Are Right == Wendy N. Wagner
  • A Vicarious Tale of Getting into Video Games for the Plot == Hannah Rothman
  • We Play to Lose == Emily Care Boss
  • It's Five O'Clock Somewhere == Amy Hanson
  • Saving Throws == Jody Lynn Nye
  • Go for the Eyes, Gamer Girls, Go for the Eyes! == Sam Maggs
  • Looking for Group == G. Willow Wilson
  • Refuge == Mary Anne Mohanraj
  • Leopards at the Wedding: Finding Love in a Glitchy Landscape == Miriam Oudin
  • Blood on the Hull: Gender, Dominion and the Business of Betrayal in Eve == Jen J. Dixon
  • Castling == Racheline Maltese
Nonfiction, 233 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Mad Norwegian - 2014 - ISBN: 1935234188 / 9781935234180  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031929 $14.95
Bullington, Jesse (ed)  
Letters to Lovecraft
Eighteen original stories inspired by quotes from Lovecraft's essay 'Supernatural Horror in Literature'.
  • Introduction
  • Past Reno == Brian Evenson
  • Only Unity Saves the Damned == Nadia Bulkin
  • __________ == Paul Tremblay
  • Allochthon == Livia Llewellyn
  • Doc's Story == Stephen Graham Jones
  • The Lonely Wood == Tim Lebbon
  • Help Me == Cameron Pierce
  • Glimmer in the Darkness == Asamatsu Ken
  • The Order of the Haunted Wood == Jeffrey Ford
  • Only the Dead and the Moonstruck == Angela Slatter
  • That Place == Gemma Files
  • The Horror at Castle of the Cumberland == Chesya Burke
  • Lovecrafting == Orrin Grey
  • One Last Meal, Before the End == David Yale Ardanuy
  • There Has Been a Fire == Kirsten Alene
  • The Tree == Robin D. Laws
  • Food from the Clouds == Molly Tanzer
  • The Semi-Finished Basement == Nick Mamatas
  • Biographies
Anthology, 273 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Stone Skin - 2014 - ISBN: 1908983108 / 9781908983107  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031947 $13.99
Burke, Alafair  
Ellie Hatcher #5: All Day and a Night
NYPD detective Ellie Hatcher and her partner JJ Rogan are tapped to reassess the investigation that led to Anthony Amaro's murder conviction. The case takes them, and Amaro's lawyer, to the dead woman's hometown, where a brutal attack makes it clear that someone has gotten too close to the truth.  
Novel, 350 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 006220839X / 9780062208392  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030904 $15.99
Carlson, Caroline  
Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates #2: The Terror of the Southlands
Ages 8 and up. Despite Hilary's magical know-how and daring, the VNHLP is not convinced she is worthy to be the Terror of the Southlands. When Miss Pimm disappears, Hilary and her crew set off on a high seas adventure to find the missing Enchantress and protect Augusta's magic.  
Novel, 319 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 0062194372 / 9780062194374  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031931 $6.99
Carriger, Gail  
Parasol Protectorate #1: Soulless
A comedy of manners set in Victorian London, featuring werewolves, vampires, mad scientists, and Alexia Tarabotti, a preternatural woman formidably armed with a parasol.  
Novel, 370 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2009)  
Orbit - 2014 - ISBN: 0316402419 / 9780316402415  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031389 $15.00
Cates, Bailey (aka Cattrell, Bailey aka McRae, Cricket)  
Magical Bakery #5: Magic and Macaroons
Katie investigates when a meeting of the spellbook club is interrupted by a stranger collapsing on the shop floor, mumbling about a voodoo talisman. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 304 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 0451467426 / 9780451467423  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030834 $7.99
Christie, Agatha - of interest: Hannah, Sophie  
Hercule Poirot: The Monogram Murders
Authorized by the Christie estate. Poirot plunges into a mystery in 1920s London, a diabolically clever puzzle that will test his brilliant skills.  
Novel, 302 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062297228 / 9780062297228  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030902 $14.99
Clark, Simon (editor)  
The Mammoth Book of Sherlock Holmes Abroad
Holmes and Watson pursue truth and justice in fifteen original stories set around the globe, from searing deserts to the backstreets of Paris to a sultan's palace to the long Arctic night.
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction == Simon Clark
  • The Monster of Hell's Gate == Paul Finch
  • The Case of the Maltese Catacombs == William Meikle
  • The Adventure of the Colonel's Daughter == Denis O. Smith
  • The Mystery of the Red City == Alison Littlewood
  • The Doll Who Talked to the Dead == Nev Fountain
  • A Concurrence of Coincidences == David Moody
  • The Strange Death of Sherlock Holmes == Andrew Darlington
  • The Climbing Man == Simon Clark
  • The Curse of Guangxu == Sam Stone
  • The Case of the Revenant == Johnny Mains
  • The Adventure of the Mummy's Curse == Cavan Scott
  • The Case of the Lost Soul == Paul Kane
  • The Lunacy of Celestine Blot == Stephen Volk
  • The Crimson Devil == Mark Morris
  • The Draugr of Tromsø == Carole Johnstone
  • The Contributors
Anthology, 476 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Running Press - 2015 - ISBN: 0762456175 / 9780762456178  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030591 $14.95
Clarke, Neil (editor)  
Twenty-six original sf stories featuring cyborgs.
  • Introduction == Neil Clarke
  • Always the Harvest == Yoon Ha Lee
  • A Cold Heart == Tobias S. Buckell
  • The Sarcophagus == Robert Reed
  • Oil of Angels == Chen Qiufan (aka Stanley Chan)
  • What I've Seen With Your Eyes == Jason K. Chapman
  • No Place to Dream, But a Place to Die == Elizabeth Bear
  • Married == Helena Bell
  • Come from Away == Madeline Ashby
  • Negative Space == Amanda Forrest
  • Fusion == Greg Mellor
  • Taking the Ghost == A.C. Wise
  • Honeycomb Girls == Erin Cashier
  • The Regular == Ken Liu
  • Tender == Rachel Swirsky
  • Tongtong's Summer == Xia Jia
  • Musée de L'âme Seule == E. Lily Yu
  • Wizard, Cabalist, Ascendant == Seth Dickinson
  • Memories and Wire == Mari Ness
  • God Decay == Rich Larson
  • Small Medicine == Genevieve Valentine
  • Mercury in Retrograde == Erin Hoffman
  • Coastlines of the Stars == Alex Dally MacFarlane
  • The Cumulative Effects of Light Over Time == E. Catherine Tobler
  • Synecdoche Oracles == Benjanun Sriduangkaew
  • Collateral == Peter Watts
  • Seventh Sight == Greg Egan
  • About the Authors
  • About the Editor
  • Acknowledgments

♦  The Regular: Finalist for the 2014 Nebula Award for Best Novella
Anthology, 354 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
Wyrm - 2014 - ISBN: 1890464309 / 9781890464301  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031356 $16.95
Coe, David B.  
Justis Fearsson #1: Spell Blind
Cop turned PI Justis Fearsson is a weremyste, with a wizard's gifts and the ability to see into the paranormal world - and an unfortunate tendency to go crazy during the full moon. He's on the trail of a serial killer who uses magic to burn out his victim's eyes.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 415 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Baen - 2015 - ISBN: 147678082X / 9781476780825  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031453 $7.99
Collins, Paul  
Duel with the Devil
Manhattan, 1799: When Quaker Elma Sands was found murdered, suspicion fell on one of her suitors, carpenter Levi Weeks. Bitter rivals Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr teamed up to defend him.

♦  Finalist for the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime
Nonfiction, 289 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Broadway - 2015 - ISBN: 0307956466 / 9780307956460  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031350 $16.00
Conroy, Robert  
Liberty: 1784
After the American Revolution collapses, the British begin a bloody reign of terror. Heading west, a group of rebels set up a colony where they will make a last stand against a large British force.  
Novel, 493 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Baen - 2015 - ISBN: 1476780730 / 9781476780733  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031459 $7.99
Cooke, Ronald J.  
The Mayor of Cote St. Paul
Depression-era Montreal: Struggling writer Dave Manley's luck turns, for good and bad, when he meets Cherie, a looker who does dirty work for a crime boss. It isn't long before Dave is learning all there is to know about the slot machine and liquor rackets. Dave and Cherie both want out, but there is no easy escape from The Mayor.  
Novel, 127 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1950)  
Vehicule / Ricochet - 2015 - ISBN: 1550653857 / 9781550653854  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030626 $13.95
Cotterill, Colin  
Jimm Juree #3: The Axe Factor
Several local women have left the rural Thai village of Maprao without a word, leaving their possessions behind. These include Dr. Sumlak, who never returned from a conference, and the Thai wife of Conrad Coralbank, an Englishman who writes award-winning crime novels. All of which looks a bit suspicious, especially to Jimm's ex-cop grandfather, who notices Coralbank's interest in Jimm with a very jaundiced eye.  
Novel, 312 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Quercus UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1780877005 / 9781780877006  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031904 $16.99
Cottrell, Brett  
The End of the World Is Rye
What would you do for the perfect sandwich? Kill? Die? Well, if you were a rogue angel, you might cause the Apocalypse. Now it's up to the rest of God's divine posse, including Jesus and Lucifer, to save all of existence.  
Novel, 181 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Rosarium - 2014 - ISBN: 0990319105 / 9780990319108  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030625 $14.95

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