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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #24: Killer Dolphin (alternate title: Death at the Dolphin)
Impresario Peregrine Jay now owns the Dolphin Theatre, and has restored it to its former glory, planning to celebrate the reopening with a new play about the discovery of a true Shakespearean accessory. Inspector Alleyn investigates when murder takes center stage.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 1967 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 270 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1966)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2015 - ISBN: 1631940368 / 9781631940361  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031413 $14.95
Masello, Robert  
The Einstein Prophecy
1944: Army Lieutenant Lucas Athan accompanies an Egyptian sarcophagus to Princeton University, where he and archaeologist Simone Rashid unwittingly release forces for both good and evil while struggling to decipher the strange contents. The fate of the world now hangs on Albert Einstein's research, and on Lucas's ability to defeat a powerful unholy adversary.  
Novel, 327 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
47North - 2015 - ISBN: 1477829407 / 9781477829400  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031903 $14.95
McHugh, Mary  
Happy Hoofers #3: Cancans, Croissants, and Caskets
On the heels of the Hoofers' French debut, dancing the cancan on a sightseeing cruise down the Seine, murder takes center stage when a very important patron is found dead on the top deck.  
Novel, 255 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 1617733636 / 9781617733635  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032888 $7.99
Melander, Jakob  
Lars Winkler #2: The Scream of the Butterfly
When Copenhagen's mayor is found murdered in his home, detective Lars Winkler is assigned the sensitive case, which is further complicated by the victim's family connections.  
Novel, 394 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
House of Anansi - 2015 - ISBN: 1770894411 / 9781770894419  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033007 $15.95
Muir, T. Frank  
Andy Gilchrist #4: Life for a Life
When a woman's half-frozen body is found, DCI Gilchrist investigates. The trail leads to a turf war between human trafficking rings, with links to Scotland's foremost criminal family and the Home Office.  
Novel, 392 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Academy Chicago - 2015 - ISBN: 1613733240 / 9781613733240  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032063 $14.95
Muller, Marcia / Pronzini, Bill  
Carpenter & Quincannon #3: The Body Snatchers Affair
Two missing bodies and two separate cases take Sabina Carpenter and John Quincannon from the heights above San Francisco Bay to the depths of Chinatown's opium dens.  
Novel, 219 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Forge - 2015 - ISBN: 0765331799 / 9780765331793  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032652 $15.99
Parker, Robert B. - of interest: Coleman, Reed Farrel  
Jesse Stone #13: Blind Spot
Jesse's time at his old Triple-A baseball team's reunion in Los Angeles is cut short. A young woman has been murdered, and her boyfriend, from a prominent Paradise family, is missing and presumed kidnapped. And one of Jesse's former teammates may in fact be his main suspect.  
Novel, 393 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Berkley - 2015 - ISBN: 0425276163 / 9780425276167  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032356 $9.99
Pearce, Michael  
Mamur Zapt #18: The Mouth of the Crocodile
The Sudan, 1913: A dead man is fished out of the River Nile. Was it an accident? A visiting Pasha from the Royal Household believes it was murder, and that he himself was the intended target. Now it's up to Captain Owen, the Mamur Zapt, to uncover the truth.  
Novel, 204 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Severn House - 2015 - ISBN: 1847515665 / 9781847515667  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031834 $17.95
Penny, Louise  
Armand Gamache #11: The Nature of the Beast
Publisher's signed edition with signature on front free endpaper; 'Signed 1st Edition' sticker on front of jacket. Young Laurent tells tales, from alien invasions, to walking trees, to winged beast in the woods, to dinosaurs in Three Pines. But when the boy disappears, the villagers are faced with the possibility that one of his tall tales was true. And what they uncover deep in the forest sets off a dark chain of events.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 376 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250022088 / 9781250022080  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032612 $27.99
Perry, Anne  
William Monk #20: Blood on the Water
Although Monk witnessed a terrible bombing, it isn't his case. An Egyptian man is quickly tried, and then murdered in prison. When evidence surfaces that proves the dead man innocent, Monk is tasked with finding out what really happened.  
Novel, 309 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Ballantine - 2015 - ISBN: 0345548450 / 9780345548450  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032860 $16.00
Perry, Carol J.  
Witch City #3: Look Both Ways
At an antique shop, Lee purchases a bureau from a home where a famous murder took place. When the antique shop owner is murdered, the police suspect the business partner, but Lee wonders if there's a connection to the bureau. The answer may be revealed by a mirror in the bureau that allows her to tap into her psychic visions.  
Novel, 342 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 1617733733 / 9781617733734  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032895 $7.99
Preston, Douglas / Child, Lincoln  
Pendergast #15: Crimson Shore
Publisher's signed edition with signature page tipped in. Pendergast and his ward Constance travel to a Massachusetts village to investigate the theft of a priceless wine collection, and discover a bricked-up niche holding a crumbling skeleton. Then a corpse turns up in the marshes. Is there a connection to a legendary 17th-century witches' colony?  
Novel, 337 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Grand Central - 2015 - ISBN: 1455593915 / 9781455593910  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032475 $27.00
Raphael, Kate  
Rania Bakara #1: Murder Under the Bridge
When Palestinian police detective Rania Bakara discovers the body of a foreign woman near her village, no one seems to want her to investigate, but she finds an ally in Chloe, a Jewish-American peace worker. With the help of an annoying Israeli policeman, they work to solve the murder.  
Novel, 329 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
She Writes - 2015 - ISBN: 1631529609 / 9781631529603  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033022 $16.95
Reed, Mary / Mayer, Eric  
John the Lord Chamberlain #11: Murder in Megara
Exiled to his estate in Greece, John finds no lack of mystery and mayhem. Accused of blasphemy and murder, can he find his way out of a labyrinth of lies before exile becomes execution?  
Novel, 250 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2015 - ISBN: 146420408X / 9781464204081  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033038 $15.95
Reichs, Kathy  
Temperance Brennan #01: Deja Dead
Forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan has planned a weekend off to explore Montreal, but an unidentified corpse, meticulously dismembered and stashed in garbage bags, turns her plans upside down.

Awards:
♦  Winner of Canada's 1998 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 612 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1997)  
Pocket - 2015 - ISBN: 1501122118 / 9781501122118  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031531 $9.99
Ricci, Michelle / Bahmanyar, Mir  
Investigating Murdoch Mysteries
An official companion to the first eight seasons of the detective show set in 1890s Toronto, looking at the characters and their relationships, the history of the period, the forensic and scientific advances Murdoch uses, and the most notable cases. Full color throughout.  
Nonfiction, 224 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2015 - ISBN: 1783298367 / 9781783298365  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New032856 $29.95
Rowling, J.K. (writing as Galbraith, Robert)  
Cormoran Strike #1: The Cuckoo's Calling
PI Strike is hired to investigate the death of a supermodel that the police have ruled a suicide.  
Novel, 578 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2015 - ISBN: 0316348643 / 9780316348645  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032431 $9.99
Ryan, Hank Phillippi  
Jane Ryland #3: Truth Be Told
While working on a story about residential evictions and foreclosures, Jane Ryland uncovers a big-bucks scheme - the players behind it will stop at nothing, including murder.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2014 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 438 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Forge - 2015 - ISBN: 0765374943 / 9780765374943  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032536 $7.99
Sanderson, Douglas  
Mike Garfin #1: Hot Freeze
Kicked out of the RCMP for sleeping with a suspect's wife, Mike Garfin reinvents himself as an inquiry agent. He takes what looks like an easy job, shadowing a wealthy teen who is throwing around a lot more money than his allowance. Then the boy disappears, and more disappearances follow.  
Novel, 197 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1954)  
Vehicule - 2015 - ISBN: 1550654004 / 9781550654004  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032909 $13.95
Sandford, John  
Lucas Davenport #11: Easy Prey
The death of a famous fashion model sets off a media firestorm that puts pressure on Lucas Davenport; a series of seemingly unrelated slayings suggests a connection to an ingenious and ruthless killer.  
Novel, 469 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
Berkley - 2015 - ISBN: 0425277135 / 9780425277133  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032392 $9.99
Sandford, John  
Virgil Flowers #08: Deadline
While looking into a dognapping as a favor to a friend, Virgil discovers that thieves are supplying dogs to medical labs. Then a local reporter is found murdered.  
Novel, 406 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Berkley - 2015 - ISBN: 0425275183 / 9780425275184  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032374 $9.99
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
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


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