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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 111
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
MacNeal, Susan Elia  
Maggie Hope #5: Mrs. Roosevelt's Confidante
December 1941: Posing as Churchill's typist, special agent Maggie Hope accompanies him to Washington, DC. When one of Eleanor Roosevelt's aides is murdered and the First Lady is implicated in the crime, Maggie investigates discreetly.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Historical Mystery
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Bruce Alexander Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 326 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Bantam - 2015 - ISBN: 0804178704 / 9780804178709  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032866 $15.00
Malliet, G.M.  
Max Tudor #4: A Demon Summer
The Earl of Lislelivet has a gift for making enemies, so it's not too surprising that someone has tried to poison him. But how did the poison end up in a fruitcake from Monkbury Abbey? The local bishop asks Father Max Tudor, a former MI5 agent, to investigate.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
 
Novel, 382 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250066255 / 9781250066251  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032639 $15.99
Margolin, Phillip  
Woman with a Gun
A famous photo, of a woman in a wedding dress holding a gun behind her back, captures novelist Stacey Kim's imagination. Stacey discovers the woman was suspected of killing her husband, but the murder was never solved. Stacey finds everyone involved has a different opinion on the case. But the photographer, who may know the whole story, isn't talking.  
Novel, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Harper - ISBN: 0062399586 / 9780062399588  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New030911 $15.99
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #21: False Scent
Inspector Alleyn investigates when Mary Bellamy, sweetheart of the London stage, somehow sprays herself with deadly insecticide instead of her favorite perfume.  
Novel, 226 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1960)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2015 - ISBN: 1631940198 / 9781631940194  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031410 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #22: Hand in Glove
No one could doubt that Mr. Pyke was genuinely distraught to hear that his neighbor Harry Cartell had turned up dead in a ditch. But how did Mr. Pyke come to write the letter of condolence before the body was found? And how did boring, stuffy Mr. Cartell inspire such violence?  
Novel, 201 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1962)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2015 - ISBN: 1631940228 / 9781631940224  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031411 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #23: Dead Water
Emily Pride is pleased to have inherited an island, but appalled by the Pixie Falls spring and its 'miraculous' healing properties. She's determined to put an end to the locals' efforts to make a bit of money off the spring. Could the locals' frustration have bubbled up into murderous rage? Inspector Alleyn will have to sort it out.  
Novel, 227 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1963)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2015 - ISBN: 1631940244 / 9781631940248  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031412 $14.95
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
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #02: Borderlines
The quiet town of Gannet, Vermont, where Lieutenant Joe Gunther spent boyhood summers, is rocked by violence and murder after members of a back-to-nature sect die in a suspicious fire.  
Novel, 308 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1990)  
AMPress - 2007 - ISBN: 0979812216 / 9780979812217  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032098 $14.95
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #03: Scent of Evil
When the body of a fast-living young stockbroker is found in a shallow grave, suspicion first falls on a cuckolded policeman. Lieutenant Joe Gunther investigates the increasingly bizarre details of the crime.  
Novel, 349 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1992)  
AMPress - 2007 - ISBN: 0979812224 / 9780979812224  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032099 $14.95
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #04: The Skeleton's Knee
A reclusive market gardener's death, the result of a decades-old bullet wound, presents Lieutenant Joe Gunther with a cold case to solve; his team discovers a duffle of unmarked bills and a body buried in the garden patch.  
Novel, 283 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1993)  
AMPress - 2007 - ISBN: 0979812232 / 9780979812231  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032100 $14.95
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #05: Fruits of the Poisonous Tree
Selectwoman Gail Zigman, Joe's longtime friend and lover, has been raped in the bed he had left only hours before. The detective finds himself caught between the media, local politicians, and a network of well-meaning victims' rights advocates as he tries to put his feelings aside and follow the evidence.  
Novel, 295 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1994)  
AMPress - 2007 - ISBN: 0979812240 / 9780979812248  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032101 $14.95
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #06: The Dark Root
A brutal home invasion shocks Brattleboro's small Asian community, but no one's talking. The investigation leads Vermont cop Joe Gunther to a smuggling route carrying drugs, contraband, and illegal aliens into and out of Canada.  
Novel, 345 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1995)  
AMPress - 2007 - ISBN: 0979812259 / 9780979812255  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032102 $14.95
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #25: Proof Positive
Joe Gunther and his Vermont Bureau of Investigation team look into the suspicious death of a traumatized Vietnam veteran. The man brought combat photos and negatives back from the war, and someone wants desperately to keep them out of the public eye.  
Novel, 294 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250070333 / 9781250070333  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032640 $15.99
McCarry, Charles  
The Mulberry Bush
Unbeknownst to his handlers, an off-the-books lone wolf spy is loyal to a hidden agenda: avenging his father, who was laughed out of the department years ago.  
Novel, 308 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Mysterious Press - 2015 - ISBN: 0802124100 / 9780802124104  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032995 $26.00
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
Meno, Joe (editor)  
Chicago Noir: The Classics
Reprints fifteen short works of crime fiction set in Chicago.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Part I: The Jazz Age
  • 30 Seconds of Darkness == Harry Stephen Keeler
  • Brothers == Sherwood Anderson
  • Kaddish for the Kid == Max Allan Collins
  • The Man Who Went to Chicago (excerpt) == Richard Wright
    Part II: Noir & Neo-Noir
  • He Swung and He Missed == Nelson Algren
  • I'll Cut Your Throat Again, Kathleen == Fredric Brown
  • The Price of Salt (excerpt) == Patricia Highsmith
  • The Starving Dogs of Little Croatia == Barry Gifford
  • Blue Note == Stuart M. Kaminsky
  • The Whole World Is Watching == Libby Fischer Hellmann
    Part III: Modern Crime
  • Skin Deep == Sara Paretsky
  • Death and the Point Spread == Percy Spurlark Parker
  • One Holy Night == Sandra Cisneros
  • The Thirtieth Amendment == Hugh Holton
  • We Didn't == Stuart Dybek
  • About the Contributors
  • Permissions
  • Acknowledgments
 
Anthology, 249 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Akashic - 2015 - ISBN: 1617752940 / 9781617752940  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032951 $15.95
Meyer, Deon  
Benny Griessel #4: Cobra
Can Cape Town detective Benny Griessel and his team unravel the kidnapping of a famous mathematician and track down a professional killer know as the Cobra?

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2015 UK Crime Writers' Association International Dagger
 
Novel, 344 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Grove - 2015 - ISBN: 0802124224 / 9780802124227  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033002 $15.00
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
Murphy, Shirley Rousseau & Pat  
Misto the Ghost Cat #2: The Cat, the Devil, the Last Escape
Set up to take the fall for a deadly robbery, Morgan Blake faces life in prison. In need of a friend, his young daughter Sammie turns to Misto the ghost cat. Morgan makes friends with an old con named Lee Fontana, and they plan a wily escape to bring the real killer to justice and clear Morgan's name for good.  
Novel, 313 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062269119 / 9780062269119  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032674 $7.99
Myers, Ann  
Santa Fe Cafe #1: Bread of the Dead
When her kindly landlord is found dead, an apparent suicide, cook Rita Lafitte finds evidence of murder, but the police aren't convinced. Rita teams up with her boss Flori, the town's most celebrated snoop, to investigate. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 354 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062382276 / 9780062382276  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032671 $7.99
Neville, Stuart  
Belfast #4: The Final Silence
When Rhea Carlisle discovers a serial killer's journal of victims in the house she has inherited from her uncle, she turns to disgraced Belfast police detective Jack Lennon for help.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 340 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Soho Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 1616956151 / 9781616956158  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032783 $15.95
Ohlsson, Kristina  
Fredrika Bergman #4: Hostage
When an airliner is hijacked and demands are directed at both the Swedish and the US governments, police superintendent Alex Recht, counterterrorism operative Eden Lundell, and investigative analyst Fredrika Bergman team up. Can they save the plane and its passengers?  
Novel, 383 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Atria - 2015 - ISBN: 1476734038 / 9781476734033  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032190 $16.00


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