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Newsletter 111
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Sandlin, Lisa  
The Do-Right
1973: After years in prison for killing one of the men who raped her, Delpha Ward is out, but no one wants to hire her - until persistence and smarts land her a job with neophyte PI Tom Phelan. Together they pry into the dark corners of Beaumont, Texas.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Shamus Award for Best First P.I. Novel
♦  Winner of the 2015 Hammett Prize
 
Novel, 297 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Cinco Puntos - 2015 - ISBN: 1941026192 / 9781941026199  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032959 $16.95
Saylor, Steven  
Roma Sub Rosa Prequel #2: Raiders of the Nile
Alexandria, 88 BCE: Needing a way to ransom his kidnapped slave Bethesda, twenty-two-year-old Gordianus finds himself involved in a raid to steal the golden sarcophagus of Alexander the Great.  
Novel, 342 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250070341 / 9781250070340  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032641 $16.99
Scanlon, Shya  
The Guild of Saint Cooper
Following ecological destruction, a mysterious group convinces a writer to help salvage Seattle's future by rewriting its past. But the changes become greater than he intended, sending the city unspooling backward into an alternate history.  
Novel, 415 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Dzanc - 2015 - ISBN: 1936873613 / 9781936873616  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028824 $14.95
Schmatz, Pat  
Lizard Radio
Ages 14 and up. Abandoned as a baby and raised by an ardent nonconformist, fifteen-year-old bender Kivali has had a rough time in a gender-rigid culture. Is it true she was deposited on Earth by the mysterious saurians? What are you, people ask, and she isn't sure. Boy/girl? Human/lizard? Both/neither? But she has a gift, the power to enter a trancelike state to harness the 'knowings' inside her.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2015 Tiptree Award
 
Novel, 280 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Candlewick - 2015 - ISBN: 0763676357 / 9780763676353  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032780 $16.99
Schweizer, Mark  
Liturgical Mystery #13: The Maestro Wore Mohair
Signed by the author on the title page. When a skeleton turns up in the autumn woods of St. Germaine, North Carolina, it's all anyone can talk about - until the Maestro and her minions come to town. Now there's another dead body, a decades-old murder mystery, and all the usual suspects. Can Hayden, Nancy, and Dave figure it all out?  
Novel, 206 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
St. James Music Press - 2015 - ISBN: 098448468X / 9780984484683  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032080 $13.95
Scott, A.D.  
Highland Gazette #6: A Kind of Grief
1950s Scotland: When Alice Ramsay, artist and alleged witch, is found dead in her home, the verdict is suicide. But Joanne Ross refuses to believe it. As she investigates, uncovering layers of intrigue, she becomes convinced that someone from Alice's past was involved in her death.  
Novel, 356 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Atria - 2015 - ISBN: 147675618X / 9781476756189  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031526 $16.00
Sedley, Kate  
Roger the Chapman #22: The Christmas Wassail
Christmas, 1483: Roger is looking forward to twelve days of peace and celebration with his wife and children in Bristol. But the murders of two of the town's prominent citizens, both veterans of the French wars, dash Roger's hopes as he is drawn into the hunt for the killer.  
Novel, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Severn House - 2015 - ISBN: 1847514790 / 9781847514790  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031835 $17.95
Serge, Victor  
The Case of Comrade Tulayev
Late 1930s: One cold Moscow night, a high government official is shot dead on the street, and the search for the killer begins. The investigation leads all over the world, netting suspects whose only connection is their innocence - at least of the crime of which they stand accused.  
Novel, 362 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1950)  
New York Review - 2004 - ISBN: 1590170644 / 9781590170649  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032018 $18.95
Shapter, Lisa  
A Day in Deep Freeze
1963: Emran Greene is a successful accountant, a hopeful soon-to-be-father, and an unremarkable husband - except for the lingering effects of an experimental wartime truth serum, his ex-boyfriend, the impossibility of his conceiving a child, and all of the other secrets he keeps from his wife and his employer. One of these, the secret of the lonely grave he visits regularly in Riverport's Castleview Cemetery, holds a tragedy that just won't stay gone.  
Novella, 82 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Aqueduct - 2015 - ISBN: 1619760835 / 9781619760837  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033113 $12.00
Shepherd, Mike (aka Moscoe, Mike)  
Kris Longknife #13: Unrelenting
Unknown aliens are attacking the planetary system of Alwa. All Admiral Kris Longknife knows is that they worship a being known as the Enlightened One, and they are unafraid to sacrifice themselves against her fleet. Meanwhile, a saboteur has unleashed an epidemic in the fleet - and Kris is among the infected.  
Novel, 390 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2015 - ISBN: 0425277372 / 9780425277379  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032332 $7.99
Shinn, Sharon  
Elemental Blessings #3: Jeweled Fire
With nothing to show for a life spent playing the game of court intrigue, fiery Corene stows away on a ship bound for Malinqua with her loyal bodyguard Foley. She must make a play to marry one of the three nephews of the Empress, but discovers that the game she has entered is far more perilous than she imagined.  
Novel, 403 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2015 - ISBN: 0425277054 / 9780425277058  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032232 $26.95
Shinn, Sharon  
Shifting Circle #3: The Turning Season
Shape-shifter Karadel's comfortable life as a rural veterinarian is threatened by two events: an ordinary man touches her heart, and her best friend is forced to shift publicly, with deadly consequences. Who should Karadel trust, her old friends, or her new love?  
Novel, 312 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Ace - 2015 - ISBN: 0425261700 / 9780425261705  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032333 $7.99
Siddell, Thomas  
Gunnerkrigg Court #2: Research
Ages 11 and up. Full color. In their second year at Gunnerkrigg Court, Antimony and Kat find a secret tomb of ancient robots beneath Kat's workshop. Is there a link between the robots and the ghost that attacked Annie the year before? As a new Medium in Training, Annie is able to visit the powerful trickster god Coyote, and learns more than she imagined possible.  
Graphic Novel, 272 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2009 HC  
Archaia - 2015 - ISBN: 1608867625 / 9781608867622  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032220 $16.99
Siger, Jeffrey  
Andreas Kaldis #7: Devil of Delphi
A famous assassin shoots a member of one of Greece's richest, most feared families, drawing chief inspector Andreas Kaldis into the eye of a political and media firestorm that threatens to bring down the government.  
Novel, 262 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2015 - ISBN: 1464204322 / 9781464204326  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033036 $15.95
Siger, Jeffrey  
Andreas Kaldis #7: Devil of Delphi
A famous assassin shoots a member of one of Greece's richest, most feared families, drawing chief inspector Andreas Kaldis into the eye of a political and media firestorm that threatens to bring down the government.  
Novel, 262 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Poisoned Pen - 2015 - ISBN: 1464204306 / 9781464204302  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033037 $26.95
Silvestre, Edney  
Happiness Is Easy
1990s Brazil: PR man Olavo Bettencourt is rich, important, and mired in political corruption, which makes him an obvious target for extortion. And what better leverage than kidnapping his son? Except the child coming home from school in Olavo's car is not Olavo's son.  
Novel, 190 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Black Swan UK - 2015 - ISBN: 0552778869 / 9780552778862  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032933 $14.95
Simak, Clifford D.  
Complete Short Fiction #1: I Am Crying All Inside and Other Stories
Ten stories (one previously unpublished) of mystery and imagination in a world that cannot be.
    Contents
  • Clifford D. Simak: Grand Master Indeed! (introduction) == David W. Wixon
  • Installment Plan
  • I Had No Head and My Eyes Were Floating Way Up in the Air
  • Small Deer
  • Ogre
  • Glreaners
  • Madness from Mars
  • Gunsmoke Interlude
  • I Am Crying All Inside
  • The Call from Beyond
  • All the Traps of Earth
 
Collection, 317 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road - 2015 - ISBN: 1504012674 / 9781504012676  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033016 $15.99
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #15: The Misty Harbour (alternate title: Death of a Harbor-Master)
A distressed man is found wandering the streets of Paris, with no memory of who he is or how he got there. The answers lead Maigret to a small harbor town, whose quiet citizens conceal a poisonous malice.  
Novel, 186 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (new translation of a novel originally published in 1932)  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 014139479X / 9780141394794  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030735 $11.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #17: Liberty Bar (alternate title: Maigret on the Riviera)
Maigret finds himself immersed in the less salubrious side of the Riviera as he tracks the steps of a former spy who likes pretty women and dive bars.  
Novel, 150 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1932)  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0141396091 / 9780141396095  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032291 $11.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #18: Lock No. 1 (alternate title: The Lock at Charenton)
Maigret investigates when a mysterious entrepreneur's past catches up with him in a claustrophobic provincial town.  
Novel, 167 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (new translation of a novel originally published in 1933)  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0141396105 / 9780141396101  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032292 $11.00
Simenon, Georges  
Mr. Hire's Engagement
Hire is a convicted pornographer and a voyeur. And now he's the suspect in a brutal murder . . . that he did not commit.  
Novel, 156 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (new translation of a novel originally published in 1932)  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0141978465 / 9780141978468  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032296 $11.00
Singh, Vandana  
Younguncle in the Himalayas
Ages 8 and up. Younguncle arrives with his family at the gloomy, mysterious Hotel Pine-Away and discovers that their mountain holiday is going to be anything but peaceful. As Younguncle chats with monkeys and debates the true nature of reality with an offbeat sect of the Quantum Banana spiritualists, the fate of the picturesque little valley hangs in the balance.  
Novel, 140 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
Zubaan / Puffin - 2005 - ISBN: 8189013394 / 9788189013394  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031893 $12.00
Smale, Alan  
Clash of Eagles #1: Clash of Eagles
In a world where the Roman Empire never fell, General Gaius Marcellinus invades the newly discovered North American continent. But the Romans have underestimated the fighting prowess of the native inhabitants. When Gaius is caught behind enemy lines and spared, he must reevaluate his allegiances and find a new place in this strange land.

Recommended by Don  
Novel, 439 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Del Rey - 2015 - ISBN: 1101885300 / 9781101885307  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032831 $9.99
Smith, Clark Ashton  
Collected Fantasies #1: The End of the Story
First of five volumes collecting all of his tales of fantasy, horror, and sf in chronological order.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Ramsey Campbell
  • A Note on the Texts
  • To the Daemon
  • The Abominations of Yondo
  • Sadastor
  • The Ninth Skeleton
  • The Last Incantation
  • The end of the Story
  • The Phantoms of the Fire
  • A Night in Malnéant
  • The Resurrection of the Rattlesnake
  • Thirteen Phantasms
  • The Venus of Azombeii
  • The Tale of Satampra Zeiros
  • The Monster of the Prophecy
  • The Metamorphosis of the World
  • The Epiphany of Death
  • A Murder in the Fourth Dimension
  • The Devotee of Evil
  • The Satyr
  • The Planet of the Dead
  • The Uncharted Isle
  • Marooned in Andromeda
  • The Root of Ampoi
  • The Necromantic Tale
  • The Immeasurable Horror
  • A Voyage to Sfanomoë
  • Appendixes
  • Story Notes
  • The Satyr: Alternate Conclusion
  • From the Crypts of Memory
  • Bibliography
 
Collection, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2006 HC  
Night Shade - 2015 - ISBN: 1597808369 / 9781597808361  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032987 $17.99
Smith, Craig  
The Horse Changer
46 BCE: Young Tuscan knight Quintus Dellius distinguishes himself in the Spanish war against Pompey, and looks forward to a glittering career. But when his hero Julius Caesar is assassinated, the Republic is plunged into chaos. In the civil wars that follow, Dellius is caught up in a maelstrom of shifting allegiances.  
Novel, 433 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Myrmidon UK - 2015 - ISBN: 191018313X / 9781910183137  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032944 $14.95


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