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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Rabe, Peter  
Daniel Port #1 / #2 / #3: Dig My Grave Deep / The Out Is Death / It's My Funeral
Three noir novels featuring criminal deal-broker Daniel Port.

Dig My Grave Deep: Port is the brains behind all the crooked deals that have kept Stoker's gang going over the years. But now there's a supposed reform party in town lead by Bellamy. Trouble is, Bellamy's worse than Stoker, and Port wants out of the whole rotten mess. But Stoker won't let him go, and Bellamy wants Port on his side.

The Out Is Death: Dicky Corday is bullying retired safecracker Abe Dalton to help him plan a robbery. Desperate, Dalton turns to his old friend Port to help him get out of the deal. But Corday is obsessed and won't be stopped.

It's My Funeral: Turning his back on his past, Port heads to Los Angeles, where no one know him, but an unpleasant face from his past shows up - Mulnik wants Port to broker a blackmail scheme.  
Omnibus, 357 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1956 / 1957 / 1957)  
Stark House - 2014 - ISBN: 1933586656 / 9781933586656  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031205 $21.95
Rabe, Peter  
Kill the Boss Good-By / Mission of Vengeance
Kill the Boss Good-by: With his boss Fell gone, Pander temporarily took over the rackets in town, with some ideas of his own about how the bookies should operate. Now Fell is back. Pander thinks the big bosses are behind him, but Fell wants his power back, and nobody is going to stop him from taking it.

Mission for Vengeance: Eight years ago they were running guns. Then something went wrong, and they were running for their lives. Farret spent some time in a South American prison, but now he's back, and out to even the score.  
Omnibus, 292 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1956 / 1958)  
Stark House - 2013 - ISBN: 1933586427 / 9781933586427  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031207 $19.95
Reading, Mario  
John Hart #2: The Templar Inheritance
1198: Johannes von Hartelius discovers that the Templars'g most prized possession, the Copper Scroll, has been stolen. 2013: John Hart discovers a message inside the Holy Spear, indicating the possible location of the Copper Scroll in a hollow mountain in Iran, and sets out to retrieve it.  
Novel, 369 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
Corvus UK - 2015 - ISBN: 1782395334 / 9781782395331  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030645 $12.95
Rickman, Phil  
Night After Night
A Tudor farmhouse turned luxury hotel was abandoned by its owners at the height of its success. The staff has been paid to keep quiet, but stories seep through. A producer plans to make a reality TV show there: a house isolated by its rural situation and its dark reputation; six people - known to the nation but strangers to one another - locked inside; but this time Big Brother is not in control.  
Novel, 526 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Corvus UK - 2015 - ISBN: 0857898728 / 9780857898722  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030652 $12.95
Robb, J.D. (aka Roberts, Nora)  
Eve Dallas #40: Obsession in Death
Lt. Eve Dallas has become the object of an obsession. Someone who believes they have a special relationship - and would kill for her, again and again.  
Novel, 353 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley - 2015 - ISBN: 0425278891 / 9780425278895  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030844 $7.99
Rohmer, Sax  
Bat Wing / Fire-Tongue
Two occult mysteries featuring investigator Paul Harley, Rohmer's homage to Poe's C. Auguste Dupin.

Bat Wing: Occult detective Paul Harley faces his toughest case when he is asked to investigate a case of Voodoo magic at an estate in Surrey.

Fire-Tongue: Occult detective Paul Harley investigates when Sir Charles Abingdon, his newest client, dies suddenly from causes that definitely aren't natural.  
Omnibus, 369 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1921 / 1921)  
Stark House - 2014 - ISBN: 1933586494 / 9781933586496  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031204 $19.95
Rollins, James (aka Clemens, James)  
SIGMA Force #10: The 6th Extinction
A remote research station sends out a distress call, ending with a chilling final command: Kill us all! Personnel from the neighboring base discover everyone is already dead - every living thing for fifty square miles. The land is entirely sterile, and the blight is spreading. Commander Gray Pierce and SIGMA must unravel a threat that rises out of the distant past.  
Novel, 565 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0061785695 / 9780061785696  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030915 $9.99
Rowland, Laura Joh  
Sano Ichiro #18: The Iris Fan
Japan, 1709: When the shogun is attacked in his own palace, stabbed with a fan with sharpened iron ribs, Sano Ichiro is restored to the rank of chief investigator to find the culprit.  
Novel, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250068320 / 9781250068323  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031125 $15.99
Sayers, Dorothy L. - of interest: Walsh, Jill Paton  
Wimsey & Vane #4: The Late Scholar
To settle a dispute among the Fellows of St. Severin's College over the disposition of a valuable manuscript, Peter and Harriet head to Oxford. When several of the fellows die unexpectedly, the Wimseys must uncover what is really going on at the college.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2014 UK Crime Writers' Association Historical Dagger
 
Novel, 356 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250068339 / 9781250068330  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031119 $15.99
Shelton, Paige  
Country Cooking School #5: If Onions Could Spring Leeks
Grace the ghost believes she was murdered in 1888, before she could run away with the man she loved. Can Betts and her grandmother solve the mystery behind Grace's demise - and its connection to a modern-day murder? Includes recipes.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425269299 / 9780425269299  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030847 $7.99
Shelton, Paige  
Farmers' Market #6: Bushel Full of Murder
A fleet of food trucks has arrived for a two-week visit at the Farmers' Market. Tensions between truck operators and market vendors over their required licenses reach a crescendo when the town's business manager is murdered. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 289 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425279804 / 9780425279809  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030816 $7.99
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #13: The Saint-Fiacre Affair (alternate title: Maigret Goes Home / Maigret and the Countess / Maigret on Home Ground)
An ominous note, predicting the time and place of a death, takes Maigret back to his birthplace.  
Novel, 151 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1932)  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0141394757 / 9780141394756  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030732 $11.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #14: The Flemish House (alternate title: The Flemish Shop)
A young woman desperate to clear her family of murder brings Maigret to the town of Givet on the Belgian border. The family's well-kept shop, the sleepy community, and its raging river all hide their own mysteries.  
Novel, 146 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (new translation of a novel originally published in 1932)  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0141394773 / 9780141394770  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030733 $11.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #16: The Madman of Bergerac
On his way to a well-earned break in the Dordogne, Maigret is pulled into the pursuit of a madman hiding among the seemingly respectable citizens of Bergerac.  
Novel, 145 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (new translation of a novel originally published in 1932)  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0141394560 / 9780141394565  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030734 $11.00
Smith, Alexander McCall  
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #15: The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe
Mma Ramotswe's partner Mma Makutsi has decided to branch out on her own and open The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe. But when she can't quite manage all the demands of running a business - not to mention the effects of a lightning strike on her building - she will have to accept all the help she can get, even if it comes from a completely unexpected source.  
Novel, 227 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Anchor - 2015 - ISBN: 080416990X / 9780804169905  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031774 $14.95
Smith, Karen Rose  
Caprice De Luca #4: Drape Expectations
Caprice has been hired by a rock star to stage his girlfriend's house, but Alanna is a tough customer who balks at Caprice's ideas. When Alanna is strangled, Caprice sets out to draw back the curtains on the truth.  
Novel, 288 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 1617737704 / 9781617737701  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031818 $7.99
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


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