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


 
 
Spencer, Octavia  
Randi Rhodes #1: The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit
Ages 8 and up. When the Deer Creek Founder's Day Festival's main attraction, a time capsule that people believe hold the town's treasure, goes missing, twelve-year-old Randi Rhodes and her best friend D.C. are determined to solve the case, even if it means investigating a haunted cabin and facing mean old Angus McCarthy.  
Novel, 214 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2015 - ISBN: 1442476826 / 9781442476820  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031404 $7.99
Sprigg, Christopher St. John  
Death of an Airman
On leave in England, Australian bishop Edwin Marriott is learning how to fly. When an aeroplane crashes, killing its pilot, Marriot is not convinced it was an accident, and teams up with Inspector Bray of Scotland Yard to investigate.  
Novel, 253 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2015 - ISBN: 1464204829 / 9781464204821  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031906 $12.95
Stella, Charlie  
Eddie's World
Suffering a midlife crisis, Eddie Senta decides to get involved in a heist. Everything that can go wrong, does.  
Novel, 171 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2001)  
Black Gat - 2015 - ISBN: 1933586761 / 9781933586762  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031911 $9.99
Stevens, Chevy  
That Night
When her sister was murdered years ago, Toni and her boyfriend Ryan went to prison for the crime. Now Toni is on parole in her hometown, trying to avoid being sent back to prison. But nothing is making that easy: not Ryan, who thinks he can figure out the truth; not her mother, who doubts Toni's innocence; and not the women who made Toni's life hell in high school and may have darker secrets than anyone realizes.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Thriller Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 370 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Griffin - 2015 - ISBN: 1250066832 / 9781250066831  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031972 $15.99
Stevens, Taylor  
Vanessa Munroe #5: The Mask
When her lover Bradford is arrested for murder, Vanessa finds out he's been lying to her, but sets out to find the real killer and the company mole who may have framed Bradford and put all this in motion.  
Novel, 339 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Crown - 2015 - ISBN: 0385348967 / 9780385348966  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031759 $24.00
Stockbridge, Grant (Page, Norvell W.)  
Spider #05: The City Destroyer / The Pain Emperor
The City Destroyer: Ruthless racketeers destroy bridges and skyscrapers, slaughtering thousands. Can the Spider unmask the mastermind before more lives are lost?

The Pain Emperor: Women are scarred by tainted cosmetics and families are poisoned at their dinner tables. Only Richard Wentworth can stop the deadly carnage and end the insidious plots.  
Omnibus, 144 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1935)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771601 / 9781608771608  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031922 $14.95
Stratmann, Linda  
Frances Doughty #5: The Children of Silence
London, 1881: When a body is found in the canal basin, Harriet Antrobus claims that the remains are those of her husband, who disappeared three years ago, and hires Frances Doughty to investigate.  
Novel, 284 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Mystery Press UK - 2015 - ISBN: 0750960108 / 9780750960106  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030647 $14.95
Sutton, Phoef  
Crush #1: Crush
When the wild daughter of an unscrupulous billionaire turns to Crush for help, the tough, cool bodyguard will need all of his wits and brawn to stay alive and clean up the mess she's made.  
Novel, 218 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Prospect Park - 2015 - ISBN: 1938849361 / 9781938849367  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030979 $15.00
Swanston, Andrew  
Thomas Hill #3: The King's Return
1661: As England awaits the coronation of King Charles II, Thomas Hill is recruited to decipher coded letters intercepted by the newly reestablished post office, and dragged into the hunt for traitors planning to overthrow the king.  
Novel, 445 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Corgi UK - 2015 - ISBN: 055216612X / 9780552166126  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030653 $14.95
Swarup, Vikas  
The Accidental Apprentice
Sapna Sinha sells electronics in a store in Delhi - until a billionaire industrialist offers to make her CEO of his company if she can pass seven tests from the 'textbook of life'. Sapna's quest takes her to India's backstreets and villages, encountering a host of memorable people. But are the tests real, or is this a game driven by a perverse fantasy?  
Novel, 434 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250067766 / 9781250067760  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031108 $15.99
Sweeney, Leann  
Cats in Trouble #7: The Cat, the Sneak and the Secret
Tom's stepson Finn has fallen for a cat from the animal sanctuary, and Jillian and Tom readily agree to make room. When the kleptomaniac kitty brings home an antique locket, Finn turns to Tom and Jillian for help finding the owner. Their search is sidetracked when they find a dead body.  
Novel, 280 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 0451415434 / 9780451415431  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030854 $7.99
Thurlo, Aimée & David  
Trading Post #1: A Time of Change
When Tom Stuart leaves his New Mexico trading post to Josephine Buck, a young Navajo woman, his son Ben is determined to get it back. Then Jo and Ben learn that Tom was murdered - and that the trading post holds many secrets.  
Novel, 352 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Forge - 2015 - ISBN: 0765324555 / 9780765324559  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031095 $15.99
Todd, Charles  
Ian Rutledge #01: A Test of Wills
1919: Ian Rutledge returned from the battlefields of France shell-shocked, and haunted by a young soldier he ordered executed for refusing to fight. Scotland Yard assigns him to the murder of a popular colonel, who appears to have been killed by a decorated war hero who is a close friend of the Prince of Wales.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 1997 Edgar Award for Best First Novel
♦  Shortlisted for the 1997 UK Crime Writers' Association New Blood Dagger
♦  Finalist for the 1997 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 305 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1996)  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062091611 / 9780062091611  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031960 $14.99
Truman, Margaret - of interest: Bain, Donald  
Capital Crimes #27: Undiplomatic Murder
When a suicide bombing at a Washington, DC, cafe kills his daughter, security agent Robert Brixton follows the bomber's trail to the son of a powerful US senator.  
Novel, 391 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Forge - 2015 - ISBN: 0765369664 / 9780765369666  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031196 $8.99
Vachss, Andrew  
Dell & Dolly #2: Shockwave
When circumstantial evidence leads to a schizophrenic being arrested for killing a man twice his size and half his age, Dell and Dolly team up with Mack, the director of the local mental health problem, to find the real killer.  
Novel, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2015 - ISBN: 0804168873 / 9780804168878  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030479 $15.95
Vallere, Diane  
Material Witness #2: Crushed Velvet
A fabric delivery isn't quite what Poly expected: crushed under a dozen bolts of fabric is Phil Girard. When his wife, Poly's friend Genevieve, becomes prime suspect, can Poly track down the real killer? Includes instructions for a sewing project.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Lefty Award for Best Humorous Mystery
 
Novel, 277 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425270580 / 9780425270585  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030850 $7.99
Vargas, Fred  
Three Evangelists #2: Dog Will Have His Day
When disgraced special investigator Louis Kehlweiler finds a tiny piece of human bone on the Paris pavement, the police are uninterested. With some help from historians Marc and Mathias, he follows the trail to a Breton fishing village in search of a dog - and a killer.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2014 UK Crime Writers' Association International Dagger
 
Novel, 244 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Vintage UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0099589885 / 9780099589884  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030642 $16.95
Walker, Martin  
Bruno #08: The Patriarch (UK title: The Dying Season)
Bruno is delighted to attend a World War II flying ace's birthday celebration, but it becomes another day on the job when a friend of the family ends up dead. All signs point to a tragic accident, but Bruno isn't so sure.  
Novel, 320 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Knopf - 2015 - ISBN: 0385354177 / 9780385354172  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031765 $24.95
Wenger, Christine  
Comfort Food #4: Macaroni and Freeze
Trixie organizes a mac-and-cheese cook-off to raise funds for the library, but she wouldn't mind winning first prize. When someone else wins, and the celebrity judge is found dead, Trixie finds herself in hot water with the police. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 279 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 0451474082 / 9780451474087  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030835 $7.99
White, Randy Wayne  
Hannah Smith #3: Haunted
A historic, supposedly haunted, house is due to be razed and replaced by condos. A wealthy Palm Beach woman hires Hannah to prove that the seller didn't disclose everything he knew about the house when he unloaded it.  
Novel, 349 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Berkley - 2015 - ISBN: 0425275167 / 9780425275160  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030839 $9.99
Whittington, Harry  
A Haven for the Damned
Eight people converge on a ghost town near the Mexican border, each with their own demons and dilemmas. Not all of them will leave alive.  
Novel, 145 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1961)  
Black Gat - 2015 - ISBN: 1933586753 / 9781933586755  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031910 $9.99
Widmark, Martin  
Whodunit Detective Agency #5: The Mummy Mystery
Ages 7 and up. What's going on at the museum in Pleasant Valley? The terrified night watchman claims that he saw the Egyptian mummy walking around the museum. The same night, the most valuable painting in the museum was cut out of its frame. Can young detectives Jerry and Maya get to the bottom of the strange and spooky events?  
Novel, 69 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Grosset & Dunlap - 2015 - ISBN: 0448480743 / 9780448480749  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031230 $5.99
Wilson, Laura  
Ted Stratton #3: The Wrong Man (UK title: A Capital Crime)
Diana Calthrop is looking a bit tarnished, her catastrophic taste in men catching up with her. Could straightforward Inspector Ted Stratton be her rescuer? With his wife dead, his children distant, and a case he just can't shake, he'd have to rescue himself first.  
Novel, 444 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Felony & Mayhem - 2014 - ISBN: 1937384837 / 9781937384838  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031419 $14.95
Winspear, Jacqueline  
The Care and Management of Lies
1914: The ties between girlhood friends Thea and Kezia have been strained by Thea's embrace of women's suffrage and by Kezia's marriage to Thea's brother Tom, who runs the family farm. When Tom enlists and Thea is drawn reluctantly onto the battlefield, the farm becomes Kezia's responsibility. To endure the ensuing turmoil, they hide their despair in letters and cards filled with stories woven to bring comfort.  
Novel, 321 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Harper Perennial - 2015 - ISBN: 0062220519 / 9780062220516  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030905 $15.99
Zobel, Melissa Tantaquidgeon  
Wabanaki #1: Wabanaki Blues
Ages 14 and up. Eighteen years ago, Mia Delaney disappeared from her New Hampshire high school. Now, teen blues musician Mona Lisa Lapierre is searching for the killer, with some help from her reclusive grandfather Grumps and the spirit of her grandmother Bilki.  
Novel, 327 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Poisoned Pencil - 2015 - ISBN: 1929345127 / 9781929345120  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030551 $10.95


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