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


 
 
Henry, Sue  
Jessie Arnold #1: Murder on the Iditarod Trail
The top competitors in the Iditarod - a grueling 1100-mile Alaskan dogsled race - are dying in bizarre ways. Jessie Arnold, the top female musher, has a shot at winning the race, but as her standing improves, so does her chance of being the killer's next target.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 1992 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 303 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1991)  
Grove - 2015 - ISBN: 0802123392 / 9780802123398  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030604 $14.00
Herriman, Nancy  
Celia Davies #1: No Comfort for the Lost
San Francisco, 1860s: British nurse Celia Davies partners with her half-Chinese cousin Barbara and her housekeeper Addie to open a free medical clinic for women. When one of her Chinese patients is murdered, she and detective Nicholas Greaves set out to discover the killer.  
Novel, 360 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 0451474899 / 9780451474896  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030739 $15.00
Herron, Mick  
Reconstruction
Jaime is trying to find his lover Miro, who is missing - along with a huge sum of money intended for reconstruction work in Iraq. Those outside the nursery school where Jaime has taken hostages would like him silenced.  
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2008)  
Soho Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 1616955872 / 9781616955878  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031792 $14.95
Hilary, Sarah  
Marnie Rome #2: No Other Darkness
DI Marnie Rome and DS Noah Jake investigate when two dead boys are discovered in a bunker beneath a London garden.  
Novel, 406 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0143126199 / 9780143126195  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030731 $16.00
Hockensmith, Steve / Falco, Lisa  
Tarot #2: Fool Me Once
Alanis is keeping busy, carrying on her mom's tarot reading business (minus the scams), and trying to make sure her half-sister Clarice does her homework. But when Marsha Riggs' abusive husband is found bludgeoned to death and Berdache's newest detective arrests Marsha, Alanis figures it's up to her to find out who really did the deed.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 317 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2015 - ISBN: 0738742236 / 9780738742236  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031215 $14.99
Hollis, Lee  
Hayley Powell #06: Death of a Cupcake Queen
At her high school reunion, Hayley dreads seeing the trio of mean girls who used to torment her. Then one of them is murdered. Is someone out to teach the mean girls a lesson? And can Hayley get the scoop without winding up in the obituaries? Includes recipes.  
Novel, 313 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 0758294530 / 9780758294531  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031810 $7.99
Housewright, David  
Mac McKenzie #12: Unidentified Woman #15
Signed by the author on the title page. The nearly lifeless body of a woman is dumped on the road right in front of Mac's car. She awakens with no memory. With few leads, detective Bobby Dunston turns to Mac for help identifying the woman, and finding out who dumped her and why.  
Novel, 291 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250049652 / 9781250049650  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031132 $25.99
Houston, Victoria  
Loon Lake #15: Dead Rapunzel
Police chief Lew Ferris and her friend Doc Osborne investigate when a wealthy woman is shoved in front of a logging truck on an icy street. Malicious family members, a cache of grisly paintings, and strange disturbances near the dead woman's mansion provide plenty of suspects.  
Novel, 208 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Tyrus - 2015 - ISBN: 1440568480 / 9781440568480  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031900 $16.99
Hyzy, Julie  
Manor House #6: Grace Cries Uncle
Grace expects trouble when her estranged sister Liza arrives in town. When a man claiming to be an FBI agent shows up, then turns up dead, the plot thickens, and Grace can't help but wonder if Liza is at the center of it all.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425259684 / 9780425259689  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030824 $7.99
Jackson, Lisa  
New Orleans #8: Never Die Alone
Detective Rick Bentz had doubts about the '21' conviction when he worked the case in Los Angeles. Now the real murderer may be loose in New Orleans - twin sisters have vanished on the eve of their twenty-first birthday.  
Novel, 420 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Zebra - 2015 - ISBN: 1420136054 / 9781420136050  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031805 $9.99
Jackson, Shirley  
Let Me Tell You
Previously uncollected and unpublished stories, essays, lectures, letters, and drawings.
    Contents
  • Biographical Note
  • I Think I Know Her (foreword) == Ruth Franklin
    I. Sudden and Unusual Things Have Happened: Unpublished and Uncollected Short Fiction
  • Paranoia
  • Still Life with Teapot and Students
  • The Arabian Nights
  • Mrs. Spencer and the Oberons
  • It Isn't the Money I Mind
  • Company for Dinner
  • I Cannot Sing the Old Songs
  • The New Maid
  • French Is the Mark of a Lady
  • Gaudeamus Igitur
  • The Lie
  • She Says the Damnedest Things
  • Remembrance of Things Past
  • Let Me Tell You
  • Bulletin
  • Family Treasures
  • Showdown
  • The Trouble with My Husband
  • Six A.M. Is the Hour
  • Root of Evil
  • The Bridge Game
  • The Man in the Woods
    II. I Would Rather Write Than Do Anything Else: Essays and Reviews
  • Autobiographical Musing
  • A Garland of Garlands
  • Hex Me, Daddy, Eight to the Bar
  • Clowns
  • A Vroom for Dr. Seuss
  • Notes on an Unfashionable Novelist
  • Private Showing
  • Good Old House
  • The Play's the Thing
  • The Ghosts of Loiret
  • 'Well?'
    III. When This War Is Over: Early Short Stories
  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice
  • Period Piece
  • 4-F Party
  • The Paradise
  • Homecoming
  • Daughter, Come Home
  • As High as the Sky
  • Murder on Miss Lederer's Birthday
    IV. Somehow Things Haven't Turned Out Quite the Way We Expected: Humor and Family
  • Here I Am, Washing Dishes Again
  • In Praise of Dinner Table Silence
  • Questions I Wish I'd Never Asked
  • Mother, Honestly!
  • How to Enjoy a Family Quarrel
  • The Pleasures and Perils of Dining Out with Children
  • Out of the Mouths of Babes
  • The Real Me
  • On Girls of Thirteen
  • What I Want to Know Is, What Do Other People Cook With?
    V. I'd Like to See You Get Out of That Sentence: Lectures About the Craft of Writing
  • About the End of the World
  • Memory and Delusion
  • On Fans and Fan Mail
  • How I Write
  • Garlic in Fiction
  • Afterword
  • Acknowledgments
 
Collection, 416 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Random House - 2015 - ISBN: 0812997662 / 9780812997668  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031766 $30.00
Kava, Alex  
Ryder Creed #1: Breaking Creed
Called in to search a commercial fishing vessel, Ryder Creed and his search dog discover a secret compartment with human cargo - cartel drug mules. The cartel plans a hit on Creed, but he and his dogs have a few surprises in store at their Florida compound.  
Novel, 343 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley - 2015 - ISBN: 0425277941 / 9780425277942  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030946 $9.99
Keller, Julia  
Bell Elkins #3: Summer of the Dead
A killer is stalking Acker's Gap, West Virginia, and its hard-luck inhabitants, and county prosecutor Bell Elkins and Sheriff Nick Fogelsong are stymied. At the same time, Bell must deal her sister Shirley's return from prison. Like Bell, Shirley carries the indelible scars of a savage past. And then there's Lindy Crabtree, a coal miner's daughter with dark secrets that threaten to explode into even more violence.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Mary Higgins Clark Award
 
Novel, 354 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250044758 / 9781250044754  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031122 $15.99
Kellerman, Faye  
Decker & Lazarus #10: Serpent's Tooth
After a disgruntled ex-employee walks into a trendy restaurant and opens fire with an automatic weapon, Los Angeles homicide detective Peter Decker investigates. Eyewitnesses saw only one gunman, but evidence suggests more than one weapon was fired.  
Novel, 522 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1997)  
Harper - 2012 - ISBN: 0062087886 / 9780062087881  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031962 $9.99
Kellerman, Jonathan / Kellerman, Jesse  
Jacob Lev #1: The Golem of Hollywood
Legend says that the Golem of Prague, fashioned by a 16th-century rabbi to protect his congregation, lies dormant in the garret of a synagogue. But the Golem is dormant no longer. Reassigned to a Special Projects squad he didn't know existed, Los Angeles detective Jacob Lev is at a murder scene with no body, only a head. Seared into the kitchen counter is the Hebrew word for 'justice'. All that Lev has believed to be true is about to be upended, and not only his world, but the world itself, will be changed.  
Novel, 629 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Jove - 2015 - ISBN: 0425276139 / 9780425276136  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030840 $9.99
Kesselman, Bryan  
Paddington Pollaky, Private Detective
Biography of a real-life Victorian super-sleuth.  
Nonfiction, 239 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
History Press UK - 2015 - ISBN: 0750959746 / 9780750959742  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030631 $19.95
Kornetsky, L.A. (aka Gilman, Laura Anne)  
Mallard & Tonica #4: Clawed
Ginny and her shar-pei Georgie head to Portland to plan an event, only to discover a body in the client's house. Unable to resist sleuthing, Ginny uncovers identity theft and forgery with some help from her partner Teddy and Penny the cat.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pocket - 2015 - ISBN: 1476750084 / 9781476750088  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031533 $7.99
Laurie, Victoria  
Psychic Eye #12: Fatal Fortune
When the police show Abby video of her best friend Candice shooting a man, and tell her that the victim has ties to the Las Vegas mob - and Candice may too - Abby can't believe it. With Candice nowhere to be found, Abby heads to Vegas to get some answers.  
Novel, 310 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 0451469259 / 9780451469250  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030817 $7.99
Leather, Stephen  
Spider Shepherd #11: White Lies
When his former apprentice is seized and tortured by extremists in Pakistan, Shepherd embarks on a rescue mission with SAS and Pakistani Special Forces soldiers. Then Shepherd is captured - almost as if someone set a trap.  
Novel, 390 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Hodder UK - 2015 - ISBN: 1444736612 / 9781444736618  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030643 $13.95
Lee, Harper  
Go Set a Watchman
1950s: Returning home to Maycomb for a visit, Jean Louise Finch - Scout - struggles with issues both personal and political, involving her father Atticus, society, and the small Alabama town that shaped her.  
Novel, 278 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 0062409859 / 9780062409850  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031866 $27.99
Leon, Donna  
Guido Brunetti #06: Quietly in Their Sleep (UK title: The Death of Faith)
The nun who once took care of his mother turns up at the Commissario's door, having left her convent following the suspicious deaths of five patients; Brunetti investigates.  
Novel, 258 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1997)  
Grove - 2015 - ISBN: 0802123821 / 9780802123824  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030602 $14.00
Leon, Donna  
Guido Brunetti #15: Through a Glass, Darkly
Commissario Brunetti investigates the murder of a night watchman, whose body is found in front of a blazing furnace at a glass factory - along with an annotated copy of Dante's Inferno.  
Novel, 256 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2006)  
Grove - 2015 - ISBN: 080212383X / 9780802123831  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030603 $15.00
Limón, Martin  
Sueno & Bascom #09: The Iron Sickle
When the head of the US Army Claims office in Seoul is murdered by a Korean man, military CID agents George Sueno and Ernie Bascom go against orders to investigate. How did the civilian get onto the base? And why hasn't anyone been interviewed? It looks like someone doesn't want the case solved.  
Novel, 308 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Soho Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 1616955686 / 9781616955687  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031789 $15.95
Lovegrove, James  
Sherlock Holmes: The Thinking Engine
Oxford, 1895: Professor Quantock claims his new computational device is capable of analytical thought to rival that of the cleverest men. A battle of wits ensues as Holmes and his mechanical counterpart compete to see which of them can be first to solve a series of crimes - and it becomes clear that the Thinking Engine has its own agenda.  
Novel, 301 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2015 - ISBN: 1783295031 / 9781783295036  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031783 $14.95
Lovesey, Peter  
Peter Diamond #14: The Stone Wife
Peter Diamond and his team investigate when the highest bidder on a carved stone is killed during an hold-up attempt at a Bath auction house.  
Novel, 354 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Soho Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 161695566X / 9781616955663  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031797 $15.95


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