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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Maron, Margaret  
Deborah Knott #19: Designated Daughters
Deborah's dying Aunt Rachel breaks weeks of silence with snippets of seemingly random stories, only to be smothered moments later. As Deborah and Dwight investigate an unlikely set of suspects, they soon realize the key to the case is hidden in Rachel's final words.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
 
Novel, 334 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Grand Central - 2015 - ISBN: 1455545279 / 9781455545278  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030295 $8.00
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #17: Spinsters in Jeopardy (alternate title: The Bride of Death)
Inspector Alleyn heads to the south of France for a family vacation and a little official poking around. But the cultish denizens of a sinister, luxurious chateau aren't fond of being poked, and have an unpleasant way of getting their point across.  
Novel, 272 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1953)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2014 - ISBN: 1937384764 / 9781937384760  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031406 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #18: Scales of Justice
Inspector Alleyn investigates when a local aristocrat turns up dead next to the local trout-stream in a charming little English village.  
Novel, 249 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1955)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2014 - ISBN: 1937384993 / 9781937384999  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031407 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #19: Death of a Fool (alternate title: Off With His Head)
This may be 1957, but the village of South Mardian still has a blacksmith, a village idiot, and an elaborate fertility ritual performed at the winter solstice. Inspector Alleyn investigates when one of the ritual's main players is beheaded with a sword.  
Novel, 273 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1956)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2014 - ISBN: 1631940163 / 9781631940163  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031408 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #20: Singing in the Shrouds
On a ship with a passenger-list and crew fairly littered with the shifty, the twitchy, the peculiar, and the up-to-no-good, a strangler with a romantic streak is leaving his ladies with a flower and a charming little song. Inspector Alleyn comes aboard to investigate.  
Novel, 227 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1958)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2014 - ISBN: 1631940171 / 9781631940170  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031409 $14.95
Martin, Nancy  
Blackbird Sisters #10: A Little Night Murder
While dealing with an array of family dramas, Nora must find out who killed a Broadway composer's beloved daughter.  
Novel, 393 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 0451415280 / 9780451415288  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030856 $7.99
McAndrews, Jennifer  
Stained Glass #2: Death Under Glass
Georgia's best friend Carrie wants her to create a stained glass window for Wenwood's latest bed and breakfast. When Carrie's ex-husband's office burns to the ground and Carrie's own office and apartment are robbed, Georgia is determined to find out who is targeting her friend.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425267962 / 9780425267967  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030832 $7.99
Meier, Leslie  
Lucy Stone #21: French Pastry Murder
In recognition of their charitable work, Lucy and her friends and their husbands are awarded a vacation in Paris, including learning to make French pastries. Lucy winds up having to clear her name after she finds the pastry chef's dead body.  
Novel, 296 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 0758277059 / 9780758277053  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031813 $7.99
Moran, Terrie Farley  
Read Em & Eat #2: Caught Read-Handed
When a veteran with PTSD is accused of murdering a library worker, Sassy and Bridgy set out to clear his name.  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425270297 / 9780425270295  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030830 $7.99
Mosley, Walter  
Easy Rawlins #13: Rose Gold
1970s: A black ex-boxer, leader of a revolutionary cell, has kidnapped the daughter of a weapons manufacturer. The cell is demanding money, weapons, and an apology, or the young woman will die horribly and publicly. The authorities turn to PI Easy Rawlins to resolve this dangerous standoff.  
Novel, 308 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2015 - ISBN: 0307949796 / 9780307949790  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031771 $15.95
Myers, Tamar  
Pennsylvania Dutch #19: The Death of Pie
During the Festival of Pies, an acid-penned novelist falls dead into Magdalena Yoder's prize-winning entry. Who was enraged enough to want to poison the writer?  
Novel, 200 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Severn House - 2014 - ISBN: 1847515126 / 9781847515124  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028852 $15.95
O'Brien, Kevin  
No One Needs to Know
In 1970, an actress, her husband, and her nanny were slain in their rented Seattle mansion. Now a film about the murders is shooting at the mansion. On-set caterer Laurie Trotter ignores the gossip that the production is cursed - but then people start dying.  
Novel, 551 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pinnacle - 2015 - ISBN: 078603162X / 9780786031627  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031806 $9.99
Offord, Lenore Glen  
Todd & Georgine #1: Skeleton Key
San Francisco, 1942: Georgine Wyeth is a widow with a young daughter, paying the rent by typing for a scientific gentleman. When an air raid warden is run down during a blackout, she and pulp writer Todd McKinnon wind up involved in the investigation.  
Novel, 249 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1943)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2015 - ISBN: 1631940325 / 9781631940323  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031418 $14.95
Oppenheim, E. Phillips  
Ghosts & Gamblers: The Further Uncollected Stories
Reprints a romantic thriller, six stories featuring wealthy adventurer Andrew Tresholm, plus twelve tales of espionage, romance, adventure, and comedy.
    Contents
  • E. Phillips Oppenheim and the Love of Books in the Digital Age (introduction) == Daniel Paul Morrison
  • The Modern Prometheus
    The Reluctant Gambler
  • Gambler's Choice
  • A Fool and His Money
  • The Master Cheat of Monte Carlo
  • One Night in Nice
  • The Big Winner
  • The Gambler's Road
    12 Stories
  • Darton's Great Picture
  • The Reformation of Circe
  • The Little Grey Lady
  • The Two Ambassadors
  • The Lord of Crersa
  • One Shall Be Taken
  • A Strange Conspiracy
  • The Girl from Manchester
  • The Storming of Eve
  • The Road to Liberty
  • A Lesson for Mr. Cutts
  • And Mr. Baggs Was Only Twenty-Three!
    Autobiographical Writings
  • My Books and Myself
  • Address to the Boys of Wyggeston School
  • A Collector's Catalog of Oppenheim Works
  • Acknowledgments
 
Collection, 322 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Stark House - 2014 - ISBN: 1933586567 / 9781933586564  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031206 $19.95
Penny, Louise  
Armand Gamache #10: The Long Way Home
Gamache is happily retired in the village of Three Pines, but when Clara Morrow's husband Peter fails to return on schedule, Gamache agrees to help search for the missing artist. Jean-Guy Beauvoir and Myrna Landers join them on a hunt that takes them deeper and deeper into Quebec.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 368 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250022053 / 9781250022059  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031121 $15.99
Perona, Elizabeth (aka Perona, Tony / Dombrosky, Elizabeth)  
Bucket List #1: Murder on the Bucket List
A secret late-night expedition to cross skinny-dipping off their bucket lists takes an unexpected turn when Francine and her 70something friends find a corpse in the pool. For Charlotte, it's a golden opportunity: the top item on her bucket list is 'solve a murder'.  
Novel, 321 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2015 - ISBN: 073874509X / 9780738745091  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031214 $14.99
Pike, Penny (aka Warner, Penny)  
Food Festival #2: Death of a Chocolate Cheater
Aunt Abby and Darcy hope Abby's chocolate raspberry whoopee pies will win them a spot on reality show Chocolate Wars. Things get sticky when one of the judges is murdered. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 314 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 0451467825 / 9780451467829  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030819 $7.99
Plantinga, Adam  
400 Things Cops Know
Nearly everyone has wondered what it's like to be a police officer, but no civilian really understands what happens on the job. This book, written by a veteran police sergeant, shows police work - which can range from rewarding to bizarre to terrifying in the course of a single shift - from the viewpoint of the regular cop on the beat.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction
 
Nonfiction, 194 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
Quill Driver - 2014 - ISBN: 1610352173 / 9781610352178  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031346 $14.95
Pressey, Rose  
Haunted Vintage #2: All Dressed Up and No Place to Haunt
Cookie is providing period outfits for a film being shot at a historic plantation. When the leading lady turns up drowned, Cookie and her psychic cat must find a killer in the cast of suspects.  
Novel, 270 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 1617732516 / 9781617732515  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031816 $7.99
Preston, Douglas / Child, Lincoln  
Pendergast #14: Blue Labyrinth
A long-buried family secret resurfaces when one of Aloysius Pendergast's most implacable enemies shows up on his doorstep as a murdered corpse. The mystery has all the hallmarks of the perfect murder, save for an enigmatic clue: a piece of turquoise lodged in the deceased's stomach.  
Novel, 520 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Hachette Vision - 2015 - ISBN: 145552591X / 9781455525911  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030297 $10.00
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


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