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


 
 
Cornwell, Patricia  
Kay Scarpetta #22: Flesh and Blood
Forensic sleuth Kay Scarpetta finds herself in the unsettling pursuit of a serial sniper who leaves no incriminating evidence except fragments of copper.  
Novel, 494 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062325353 / 9780062325358  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030919 $9.99
Corrigan, Maya  
Five-Ingredient #2: Scam Chowder
Val investigates when one of the guests at her granddad's dinner party winds up dead. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 311 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 1617731404 / 9781617731402  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031814 $7.99
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
Crofts, Freeman Wills  
Joseph French #17: Antidote to Venom
As the pressure on zoo director George Surridge increases, he dreams of miracle solutions - but could he commit a devious murder in pursuit of his goals? Inspector French investigates.  
Novel, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1938)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2015 - ISBN: 1464203792 / 9781464203794  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030546 $12.95
Crombie, Deborah  
Kincaid & James #16: To Dwell in Darkness
Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and his Camden murder squad investigate a deadly bombing at St. Pancras Station. And Kincaid is still questioning the reasons behind his transfer; when his former boss is attacked, he sets out to untangle that mystery.  
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 006227161X / 9780062271617  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030903 $13.99
Cumming, Charles  
Tom Kell #2: A Colder War
When seemingly unrelated incidents - the death or imprisonment of Turks and Iranians recently recruited by western intelligence agencies - are followed by a senior agent's death in a puzzling plane crash, MI6 brings disgraced agent Tom Kell in from the cold to find the traitor responsible.  
Novel, 386 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Griffin - 2015 - ISBN: 1250025540 / 9781250025548  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031107 $15.99
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
Davies, David Stuart  
Paul Snow #2: Innocent Blood
Yorkshire, 1980s: A child's death is only the first in a series of apparently motiveless crimes; DI Paul Snow and his team must discover the pattern to stop a desperate murderer.  
Novel, 221 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Mystery Press UK - 2015 - ISBN: 0750960515 / 9780750960519  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030648 $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 $15.99
Disher, Garry  
Bitter Wash Road (alternate title: Hell to Pay)
Demoted from detective and posted to an isolated bush town, Constable Paul Hirschhausen discovers that the stagnant economy and entrenched racism and misogyny make every case a new basket of snakes. Now he must investigate the death of a teenage girl whose murder threatens to set the town ablaze.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for Australia's 2014 Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 309 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Soho Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 1616955392 / 9781616955397  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031794 $15.95
Doherty, Paul  
Brother Athelstan #13: Candle Flame
London, 1381: When unrest over tax demands boils over, and tax collectors and their military escort are murdered at a Southwark tavern, Regent John of Gaunt orders Brother Athelstan to investigate.  
Novel, 231 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Severn House - 2014 - ISBN: 1780295456 / 9781780295459  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028851 $15.95
Duffy, Séamus  
Sherlock Holmes and the Four Corners of Hell
Three new adventures of the Great Detective.
    Contents
  • The Adventure of the Soho Picture Gallery
  • The Adventure of the Edmonton Horror
  • The Adventure of the Rotherhithe Ship-breakers
 
Collection, 222 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Robert Hale UK - 2015 - ISBN: 0719814995 / 9780719814990  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030627 $29.95
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 $16.95
Erickson, Alex  
Bookstore Cafe #1: Death by Coffee
On their very first day in business, bookstore cafe owners Krissy and Vicki wind up investigating when a customer ends up dead. How could there have been peanuts in his coffee? And who stole his emergency allergy medication?  
Novel, 300 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 1617737518 / 9781617737510  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031812 $7.99
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
Fairstein, Linda  
Alexandra Cooper #16: Terminal City
The discovery of a woman's body in Grand Central Station sends assistant district attorney Alexandra Cooper and detective Mike Chapman on the hunt for a killer whose signature is a carving in his victims' flesh that resembles train tracks.  
Novel, 477 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Signet - 2015 - ISBN: 0451417291 / 9780451417299  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030843 $9.99
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
Flett-Giordano, Anne  
Marry, Kiss, Kill
With stars in town for a film festival and powerful business interests at stake, Santa Barbara detective Nola MacIntire and her partner Tony Angelotti must solve a complicated puzzle behind three apparently unrelated deaths.  
Novel, 297 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Prospect Park - 2015 - ISBN: 1938849493 / 9781938849497  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030978 $15.00


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