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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 110
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
 
Mystery Scene #138
Articles about Rizzoli & Isles; Michael Sears; legal thrillers; more.  
Magazine, 68 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2015 - ISBN: mystscene138  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031363 $7.50
 
Mystery Scene #139
Articles about John Sandford; Cara Black; streaming TV crime; more.  
Magazine, 68 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2015 - ISBN: mystscene139  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031959 $7.50
Bai, Xiao  
French Concession
1931: In the wake of a visiting Nationalist Party official's assassination, a Franco-Chinese photographer is coerced into spying for the authorities, and discovers that in the devious world of Shanghai, no one is who they appear to be.  
Novel, 351 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 0062313452 / 9780062313454  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030890 $27.99
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
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.

Awards:
♦  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
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
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
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
Creasey, John (aka Marric, J.J.)  
George Gideon #07: Gideon's Fire
Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard has to deal with a mass murderer, a depraved maniac, and the deaths of a family in an arson attack on an old building south of the river.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 1962 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 198 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1961)  
House of Stratus - 2010 - ISBN: 0755114043 / 9780755114047  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030199 $14.95
Creasey, John  
Richard Rollison #04: Here Comes the Toff
As a killer's pace and confidence grow, every social call brings Richard Rollison, aka the Toff, closer to death.  
Novel, 164 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1940)  
House of Stratus - 2012 - ISBN: 0755135725 / 9780755135721  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030198 $12.95
Creasey, John  
Richard Rollison #12: The Toff and the Deadly Priest (alternate title: The Toff and the Curate / The Toff and the Deadly Parson)
Reverend Ronald Kemp went to London's East End with definite ideas of right and wrong, but the East Enders had ideas of their own, and his world was torn apart as he met murderers, prize fighters, and the law-bending Richard Rollison, aka the Toff. Can the Toff save the Reverend, and himself, from an untimely end?  
Novel, 170 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1944)  
House of Stratus - 2012 - ISBN: 0755118553 / 9780755118557  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030263 $12.95
Creasey, John  
Roger West #10: The Creepers (alternate title: Inspector West Cries Wolf)
She lay across the bed, with coagulated blood on and around her. Her husband was in the next bed, his throat cut. Inspector West must come to grips with a spreading web of violence, but where to start? What clues are there?  
Novel, 244 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1950)  
House of Stratus - 2011 - ISBN: 0755123875 / 9780755123872  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030264 $16.95
Creasey, John (aka Marric, J.J.)  
George Gideon #18: No Relaxation at Scotland Yard (alternate title: Gideon's Men)
Gideon deals with a murder, for which a bicycle with a loose-fitting mudguard holds a clue. Moreover, a collapsed building has trapped many, and a man serving a sentence for a crime he hadn't committed is about to receive an unauthorized visitor.  
Novel, 184 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1972)  
House of Stratus - 2012 - ISBN: 0755123409 / 9780755123407  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030265 $14.95
Daly, Elizabeth  
Henry Gamadge #12: Night Walk
When murder intrudes on a small, sedate village in upstate New York, Henry Gamadge arrives to solve the mystery and restore order.  
Novel, 194 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1947)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2014 - ISBN: 1631940007 / 9781631940002  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027584 $14.95
Daly, Elizabeth  
Henry Gamadge #13: The Book of the Lion
It looks like a routine job for Henry Gamadge: examine the papers of a poet and playwright who was murdered in Central Park. But add in a dead witness and the family's odd behavior? Something decidedly criminal is afoot.  
Novel, 185 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1948)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2014 - ISBN: 1631940260 / 9781631940262  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031415 $14.95
Davis, Lindsey  
Flavia Albia #2: Enemies at Home
When two Romans are murdered in their homes, the law decrees that all their slaves will be put to death if the killer can't be identified. When the slaves take refuge at the Temple of Ceres, the authorities turn to Flavia Albia to solve the murders.  
Novel, 342 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250068487 / 9781250068484  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031116 $21.99
Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne  
An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States
Historian and activist Dunbar-Ortiz offers a history of the US, revealing how the Indigenous peoples actively resisted expansion of the US empire, and how US policy was designed to seize territory by displacing or eliminating them.  
Nonfiction, 296 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Beacon Press - 2015 - ISBN: 0807057835 / 9780807057834  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031768 $16.00
Ellroy, James  
Perfidia
1941: The Japanese have bombed Pearl Harbor, the US teeters on the edge of war, and the roundup of allegedly treasonous Japanese Americans is about to begin. In Los Angeles, a Japanese family is found dead. Is it murder or ritual suicide?  
Novel, 701 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Vintage - 2015 - ISBN: 0307946673 / 9780307946676  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031776 $17.95
Evanovich, Janet  
Stephanie Plum #21: Top Secret Twenty-One
Jimmy Poletti was caught selling a lot more than used cars out of his dealerships. Now he's out on bail and has missed his date in court, and bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is looking to bring him in. But leads are turning into dead ends - and dead bodies. To top things off, Ranger has been targeted for death. He dodged the bullet this time, but he'll need Stephanie's help to survive the next attempt. Death threats, highly trained assassins, highly untrained assassins, and Stark Street being overrun with a pack of feral Chihuahuas are all in a day's work for Stephanie Plum.  
Novel, 326 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Bantam - 2015 - ISBN: 0345542932 / 9780345542939  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031798 $8.99
Flanders, Judith  
The Victorian City
Historian Flanders leads us through London, revealing the capital in all its variety, vibrancy, and squalor; no detail is too small or too strange.  
Nonfiction, 520 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Griffin - 2015 - ISBN: 1250068266 / 9781250068262  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031103 $19.99
French, Tana  
Dublin Murder Squad #5: The Secret Place
An anonymous hint reignites the stalled investigation into a year-old murder case involving a popular boy found dead on the grounds of a girl's boarding school in suburban Dublin.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 452 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0143127519 / 9780143127512  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030730 $17.00
Furst, Alan  
Midnight in Europe
Paris, 1938: Spanish lawyer Cristian Ferrar is asked to help a clandestine agency that is trying desperately to supply weapons to the Spanish Republican Army. Joining Ferrar in this mission is an unlikely group of idealists, gangsters, arms traders, aristocrats, and spies. Across the continent, Ferrar and his allies do battle with the secret agents of Hitler and Franco.  
Novel, 251 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Random House - 2015 - ISBN: 0812981839 / 9780812981834  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031769 $16.00


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