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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
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
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
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
Staub, Wendy Corsi  
Mundy's Landing #1: Blood Red
Mundy's Landing is famous for its picturesque Hudson Valley setting - and for a century-old string of gruesome unsolved murders. Rowan returned to her hometown years ago, fleeing a mistake that could have destroyed her family. Now an anonymous gift brings her fears to life again.  
Novel, 389 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062349732 / 9780062349736  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032672 $7.99
Steinhauer, Olen  
All the Old Knives
Years ago in Vienna, terrorists took hostages. When the rescue attempt went terribly wrong, the CIA's Vienna station had questions. Had their agent been compromised, and if so, how? Case officers Henry Pelham and Celia Harrison were ending their love affair at the time. Now they're getting together for dinner - but neither can forget those questions.  
Novel, 257 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Picador - 2015 - ISBN: 1250045436 / 9781250045430  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032649 $16.00
Steinhauer, Olen  
The Cairo Affair
At the American embassy in Hungary, minutes after Sophie Kohl confesses to her husband that she had an affair while they were in Cairo, he is shot in the head and killed. Stan Bertolli, a Cairo-based CIA agent, feels his heart skips a beat when he hears the voice of the only woman he ever truly loved, calling to ask why her husband has been assassinated. When the murder of a US diplomat in Hungary sends ripples all the way to Cairo, Egyptian intelligence operative Omar Halawi must follow the fallout wherever it leads. US analyst Jibril Aziz knows more than anyone about a covert operation the CIA rejected. So when it appears someone else has obtained a copy of the blueprints, Jibril alone knows the danger it represents.  
Novel, 545 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's - 2015 - ISBN: 1250069505 / 9781250069504  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032542 $9.99
Stockwin, Julian  
Thomas Kydd #15: Pasha
1807: Fears about French influence over the Turks send Kydd to Constantinople to rescue the British ambassador. Nicolas Renzi engineers a coup in the Topkapi Palace that turns the tables on the French, but winds up in a Turkish prison. Kydd will need superb seamanship and sheer bravado to free his friend.  
Novel, 360 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
McBooks - 2015 - ISBN: 159013687X / 9781590136874  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032912 $17.95
Stockwin, Julian  
Thomas Kydd #16: Tyger
1807: Summoned to bear witness at the trial of Sir Home Popham for his actions at Cape Town and Buenos Aires, Kydd finds himself in hot water with the Admiralty when his opinions about how his old commander was treated become public. As punishment for his indiscretion, he is put in command of a mutiny ship.  
Novel, 338 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
McBooks - 2015 - ISBN: 1590137000 / 9781590137000  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032913 $24.00
Stout, Rex  
The Last Drive and Other Stories
Eleven tales of murder and mayhem.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Ira Brad Matetsky
  • The Last Drive
  • The Paisley
  • Billy Du Mont, Reporter
  • Barnacles
  • The Pickled Picnic
  • Two Kisses
  • Ask the Egyptians
  • This Is My Wife
  • Second Edition
  • It Happened Last Night
  • Old Fools and Young
  • Appendix: The Early Fiction of Rex Stout
 
Collection, 277 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road / Mysterious Press - 2015 - ISBN: 1504011341 / 9781504011341  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032075 $14.99
Stroud, Jonathan  
Lockwood & Co. #2: The Whispering Skull
Ages 9 and up. The Lockwood team is hired to be present at the exhumation of a Victorian doctor who reportedly tried to communicate with the dead. Then the team is summoned to DEPRAC headquarters - the doctor's coffin has been raided, and a strange object buried with the corpse has vanished. Inspector Barnes wants the relic found.  
Novel, 435 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Disney Hyperion - 2015 - ISBN: 1423194624 / 9781423194620  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032522 $7.99
Sundstøl, Vidar  
Minnesota #2: Only the Dead
After four months, the official investigation into a Norwegian tourist's murder near Lake Superior still unresolved - and US Forest Service officer Lance Hansen is uncovering clues disturbingly close to home. His former father-in-law may hold the key to the long-ago murder of Swamper Caribou. And Lance's brother Andy might know more than he should about the recent homicide.  
Novel, 156 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
University of Minnesota - 2015 - ISBN: 0816698996 / 9780816698998  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033159 $14.95
Swanson, Denise  
Scumble River #18: Murder of an Open Book
Skye is peeved when teacher Blaire Hucksford kicks her out of the pool. When he turns up dead in the water, can she find the killer?  
Novel, 247 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 045147211X / 9780451472113  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032368 $7.99
Thomson, Lesley  
Stella Darnell #1: The Detective's Daughter
1981: Kate Rokesmith's body is found by the Thames, her young son nearby, traumatized and mute. DI Darnell cancels a family trip and heads for the crime scene. 2011: When her father dies of a heart attack, Stella Darnell finds the unsolved case file in his attic, and sets out to find Kate's killer.  
Novel, 470 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Head of Zeus UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1781850763 / 9781781850763  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032934 $13.95
Thomson, Lesley  
Stella Darnell #2: Ghost Girl
A stack of old photos in her father's darkroom draws Stella Darnell into an unsolved case from 1966, when young Mary Thornton became the only witness to her brother's murder.  
Novel, 466 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Head of Zeus UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1781857687 / 9781781857687  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032935 $13.95
Todd, Charles  
Ian Rutledge Prequel: A Fine Summer's Day
June, 1914: The death of a widow sets off a series of murders across England, seemingly unconnected, that Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge will race to solve as the clouds of war gather on the horizon.  
Novel, 358 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062237136 / 9780062237132  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032718 $14.99
Todd, Charles  
Tales
Four stories featuring Ian Rutledge or Bess Crawford.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • The Kidnapping
  • The Girl on the Beach
  • Cold Comfort
  • The Maharani's Pearls
  • An excerpt from A Pattern of Lies
  • About the Author
 
Collection, 106 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062443763 / 9780062443762  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032754 $11.99
Tracy, K.A.  
Sam Perry #1: Deadline
When a drifter is found murdered in the desert outside Palm Springs, crime reporter Sam Perry works her way backward to piece together the victim's life. Everyone suspects actress turned mayoral candidate Ellen Konrad. As Sam and Ellen's mutual attraction grow, the clues begin to add up, and the list of people with motives multiplies.  
Novel, 275 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Diversion - 2015 - ISBN: 1626817170 / 9781626817173  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033020 $16.99
Tursten, Helene  
Irene Huss #7: The Beige Man
A speeding car leaves a dead pedestrian in its wake, leading DI Huss and her team to a young girl's corpse in a cellar - and to the chilling world of sex trafficking.  
Novel, 310 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Soho Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 1616956232 / 9781616956233  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032879 $15.95
Tyler, L.C.  
Ethelred & Elsie #5: The Crooked Herring
When a man says that he may have killed someone, hapless mystery writer Ethelred Tressider is inclined to ignore it. After all, the man doesn't look the part, and there isn't a body. But since the possible killer is a successful mystery writer, agent Elsie thinks Ethelred should put some effort into examining the possibility.  
Novel, 245 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Felony & Mayhem - 2015 - ISBN: 1631940562 / 9781631940569  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031417 $14.95
van de Wetering, Janwillem  
Grijpstra & de Gier: The Sergeant's Cat (alternate title: Amsterdam Cops)
Thirteen short stories featuring the Amsterdam cops.
    Contents
  • The Deadly Egg
  • Six This, Six That
  • The Sergeant's Cat
  • There Goes Ravelaar
  • The Letter in the Peppermint Jar
  • Heron Island
  • Letter Present
  • Houseful of Mussels
  • Holiday Patrol
  • Sure, Blue, and Dead, Too
  • Hup Three
  • The Machine Gun and the Mannequin
  • The Bongo Bungler
 
Collection, 247 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1987)  
Soho Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 1616956984 / 9781616956981  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032880 $15.95
Wait, Lea  
Mainely Needlepoint #2: Threads of Evidence
Some say a local mansion is haunted by the ghost of young Jasmine Gardener, who died there under mysterious circumstances. Angie is hired by the mansion's new owner to appraise the estate's needlepoint pictures, but the more she examines them, the more they seem to point toward Jasmine's murder - and the killer.  
Novel, 300 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 1617730068 / 9781617730061  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032886 $7.99
Webb, Betty  
Gunn Zoo #4: The Puffin of Death
On a trip to Iceland to pick up an orphaned polar bear cub, zookeeper Theodora Bentley finds a dead body lying atop a puffin burrow, and gets tangled in the murder investigation.  
Novel, 243 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2015 - ISBN: 1464204160 / 9781464204166  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033040 $15.95


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