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Mystery Scene #138
Articles about Rizzoli & Isles; Michael Sears; legal thrillers; more.  
Magazine, 68 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2015 - ISBN: mystscene138  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031363 $7.50
 
Mystery Scene #139
Articles about John Sandford; Cara Black; streaming TV crime; more.  
Magazine, 68 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2015 - ISBN: mystscene139  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031959 $7.50
Bai, Xiao  
French Concession
1931: In the wake of a visiting Nationalist Party official's assassination, a Franco-Chinese photographer is coerced into spying for the authorities, and discovers that in the devious world of Shanghai, no one is who they appear to be.  
Novel, 351 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 0062313452 / 9780062313454  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030890 $27.99
Bell, Gertrude  
A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert
Gertrude Bell turned her back on Victorian society to study at Oxford and travel the world. Mountaineer, archaeologist, Arabist, writer, poet, linguist, and spy, she championed the Arab cause, and became chief architect of British policy in the Middle East after World War I. This volume brings together her letters, military dispatches, diary entries, and travel writing.  
Nonfiction, 272 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0143107372 / 9780143107378  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029747 $17.00
Benn, James R.  
Billy Boyle #09: The Rest Is Silence
1944: When an unidentified corpse washes ashore on England's southern coast, US Army Captain Billy Boyle and his partner Kaz are assigned to investigate. The beach is home to the top-secret rehearsal for the upcoming D-Day invasion, the area is restricted, and no one seems to know where the body could have come from.  
Novel, 325 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Soho Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 1616955708 / 9781616955700  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031796 $15.95
Bowen, Rhys  
Royal Spyness #08: Queen of Hearts
On a voyage to America, Georgie's mother is offered a role by a Hollywood mogul, while Georgie and her beau Darcy investigate a suspected jewel thief. The trail leads to the mogul's Hollywood home - where the mogul winds up dead.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2014 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Bruce Alexander Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 284 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 042526064X / 9780425260647  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030845 $7.99
Box, C.J.  
Cassie Dewell #2: Badlands
Publisher's signed edition with signature on front free endpaper; 'Signed Copy' sticker on front of jacket. Cassie Dewell is the new deputy sheriff of Grimstad, a tiny town now booming as the oil capital of North Dakota. When the temperature drops to 30 below and a gang war heats up, Cassie realizes she may be in over her head - and the key to it all might be twelve-year-old Kyle Westergaard, who has been written off as 'slow' - and who keeps showing up where he doesn't belong.  
Novel, 278 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 0312583214 / 9780312583217  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031144 $26.99
Carlson, Caroline  
Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates #2: The Terror of the Southlands
Ages 8 and up. Despite Hilary's magical know-how and daring, the VNHLP is not convinced she is worthy to be the Terror of the Southlands. When Miss Pimm disappears, Hilary and her crew set off on a high seas adventure to find the missing Enchantress and protect Augusta's magic.  
Novel, 319 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 0062194372 / 9780062194374  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031931 $6.99
Cates, Bailey (aka Cattrell, Bailey aka McRae, Cricket)  
Magical Bakery #5: Magic and Macaroons
Katie investigates when a meeting of the spellbook club is interrupted by a stranger collapsing on the shop floor, mumbling about a voodoo talisman. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 304 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 0451467426 / 9780451467423  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030834 $7.99
Christie, Agatha - of interest: Hannah, Sophie  
Hercule Poirot: The Monogram Murders
Authorized by the Christie estate. Poirot plunges into a mystery in 1920s London, a diabolically clever puzzle that will test his brilliant skills.  
Novel, 302 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062297228 / 9780062297228  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030902 $14.99
Clark, Simon (editor)  
The Mammoth Book of Sherlock Holmes Abroad
Holmes and Watson pursue truth and justice in fifteen original stories set around the globe, from searing deserts to the backstreets of Paris to a sultan's palace to the long Arctic night.
    Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction == Simon Clark
  • The Monster of Hell's Gate == Paul Finch
  • The Case of the Maltese Catacombs == William Meikle
  • The Adventure of the Colonel's Daughter == Denis O. Smith
  • The Mystery of the Red City == Alison Littlewood
  • The Doll Who Talked to the Dead == Nev Fountain
  • A Concurrence of Coincidences == David Moody
  • The Strange Death of Sherlock Holmes == Andrew Darlington
  • The Climbing Man == Simon Clark
  • The Curse of Guangxu == Sam Stone
  • The Case of the Revenant == Johnny Mains
  • The Adventure of the Mummy's Curse == Cavan Scott
  • The Case of the Lost Soul == Paul Kane
  • The Lunacy of Celestine Blot == Stephen Volk
  • The Crimson Devil == Mark Morris
  • The Draugr of Tromsø == Carole Johnstone
  • The Contributors
 
Anthology, 476 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Running Press - 2015 - ISBN: 0762456175 / 9780762456178  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030591 $14.95
Collins, Paul  
Duel with the Devil
Manhattan, 1799: When Quaker Elma Sands was found murdered, suspicion fell on one of her suitors, carpenter Levi Weeks. Bitter rivals Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr teamed up to defend him.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime
 
Nonfiction, 289 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Broadway - 2015 - ISBN: 0307956466 / 9780307956460  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031350 $16.00
Cooke, Ronald J.  
The Mayor of Cote St. Paul
Depression-era Montreal: Struggling writer Dave Manley's luck turns, for good and bad, when he meets Cherie, a looker who does dirty work for a crime boss. It isn't long before Dave is learning all there is to know about the slot machine and liquor rackets. Dave and Cherie both want out, but there is no easy escape from The Mayor.  
Novel, 127 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1950)  
Vehicule / Ricochet - 2015 - ISBN: 1550653857 / 9781550653854  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030626 $13.95
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
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
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 $17.95
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
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
French, Tana  
Dublin Murder Squad #5: The Secret Place
An anonymous hint reignites the stalled investigation into a year-old murder case involving a popular boy found dead on the grounds of a girl's boarding school in suburban Dublin.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 452 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0143127519 / 9780143127512  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030730 $17.00
Furst, Alan  
Midnight in Europe
Paris, 1938: Spanish lawyer Cristian Ferrar is asked to help a clandestine agency that is trying desperately to supply weapons to the Spanish Republican Army. Joining Ferrar in this mission is an unlikely group of idealists, gangsters, arms traders, aristocrats, and spies. Across the continent, Ferrar and his allies do battle with the secret agents of Hitler and Franco.  
Novel, 251 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Random House - 2015 - ISBN: 0812981839 / 9780812981834  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031769 $16.00
Wallace, Robert (Daniels, Norman / Greenberg, Charles)  
Phantom Detective #2: Dealers in Death / The Yacht Club Murders
Includes a Phantom Detective comic.

Dealers in Death: The Phantom hurls the law's challenge at a criminal coterie.

The Yacht Club Murders: Muriel Havens is abducted by the Bat.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1936 / 1939)  
Sanctum Books - 2015 - ISBN: 1608771695 / 9781608771691  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031934 $14.95
Goodrich, Clifford (Donovan, Laurence / Hathaway, Alan)  
Whisperer #7: The Death Roses / Murder Brotherhood
Includes Whisperer short story 'Afraid to Die' by Alan Hathaway (writing as Clifford Goodrich), plus a Whisperer comic and a Norgil the Magician comic.

The Death Roses: A concealed map holds that secret that Commissioner Gordon needs to stop a series of strange slayings.

Murder Brotherhood: The Whisperer invades China Hill to stop sadistic killers.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1936 / 1937)  
Sanctum Books - 2015 - ISBN: 1608771628 / 9781608771622  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031933 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #089: Treasures of Death / The Yellow Door
Treasures of Death: Discovery of a theft brings fatal consequences - and The Shadow knows it's only the prelude to greater supercrime.

The Yellow Door: The Man in Black must uncover the deadly secrets behind a sinister portal.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1933 / 1936)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771598 / 9781608771592  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031919 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #090: The Lone Tiger / The Muggers
The Lone Tiger: When the law fails, it's up to the Knight of Darkness and his agents to track down the Tiger Mob's hidden mastermind - a man who may not even exist.

The Muggers: Ruthless night marauders stalk the blacked-out streets of Manhattan, but only The Shadow knows that a hidden plotter is behind the seemingly unrelated murders.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1939 / 1943)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 160877161X / 9781608771615  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031920 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #091: The Red Menace / The Black Circle
The Red Menace: Secrets from the Dark Avenger's wartime activities behind Russian lines are revealed as The Shadow confronts deadly political machinations that threaten the free world.

The Black Circle: Society robberies are being directed by The Voice in this penultimate Shadow novel.  
Omnibus, 144 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1931 / 1949)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771644 / 9781608771646  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031921 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #092: Murder House / Death in the Crystal
Plus Shadow radio script 'Death Is Just Around the Corner' by Alfred Bester.

Murder House: The Knight of Darkness stalks a murderous mastermind.

Death in the Crystal: Margo Lane's visit to a Tibetan fakir results in a criminal mastermind uncovering The Shadow's alter Ego.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1937 / 1944)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771687 / 9781608771684  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031935 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #093: Brothers of Doom / The Three Brothers
Plus an Iron Munro, the Astounding Man comic.

Brothers of Doom: The Knight of Darkness challenges an evil foursome who have made a deadly compact.

The Three Brothers: The Shadow searches for the evil mastermind behind enigmatic murders.  
Omnibus, 127 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1937 / 1939)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771709 / 9781608771707  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031937 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #094: Q / Formula for Crime
Plus Whisperer story 'Lightning Strikes Twice' by Clifford Goodrich, and an Iron Munro, the Astounding Man comic.

Q: The only clue to a deadly Manhattan crime wave is a single wireless message in Morse code.

Formula for Crime: A brilliant mathematician invents a system to predict crimes. Can The Shadow use it to unmask a mysterious crimelord?  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1940 / 1942)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771725 / 9781608771721  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031938 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #095: The China Tapestry / The Jade Dragon
Plus an Iron Munro, the Astounding Man comic.

The China Tapestry: The Dark Avenger investigates the mystery of a dead man who still lives and the secret to a fabulous inheritance.

The Jade Dragon: Lamont Cranston and Margo Lane attempt to prevent an inhuman monster from acquiring occult power in Chinatown.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1935 / 1942)  
Sanctum Books - 2014 - ISBN: 1608771768 / 9781608771769  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031939 $14.95
Hauka, Donald J.  
Hakeem Jinnah #1: Securities
Politically-incorrect reporter Hakeem Jinnah covers Vancouver's crime beat - when he isn't flirting, or seeking investors for a mail-order-bride scheme. As he and another reporter compete to cover a shady stock promoter's death, Jinnah winds up embroiled in a murder investigation.  
Novel, 455 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dundurn - 2001 - ISBN: 0888822316 / 9780888822314  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030530 $10.99
Hauka, Donald J.  
Hakeem Jinnah #2: She Demons
Racing to find a killer and help save his buddy Sergeant Graham's career, reporter Hakeem Jinnah becomes entangled in a cultic web that threatens his friends, his family, and his life.  
Novel, 349 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dundurn - 2010 - ISBN: 1554887631 / 9781554887637  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030531 $11.99
Hauka, Donald J.  
Hakeem Jinnah #3: Pizza 911
The discovery of a charred, dismembered body in a pizza oven puts chain-smoking reporter Hakeem Jinnah on the trail of a killer; the chase leads from Vancouver to Tanzania.  
Novel, 264 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dundurn - 2015 - ISBN: 1459728076 / 9781459728073  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030532 $11.99
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
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
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
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
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.  
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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
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
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.  
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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
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
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.  
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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
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.  
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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.  
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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
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.  
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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
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
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
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, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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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