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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Peters, Ellis  
Brother Cadfael #01: A Morbid Taste for Bones
1137: An expedition to Wales to acquire a saint's remains for Shrewsbury Abbey turns into a murder investigation for Brother Cadfael when a local man who opposed moving the remains is shot dead with a mysterious arrow.  
Novel, 264 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1977)  
Open Road / Mysterious Press - 2014 - ISBN: 1504001931 / 9781504001939  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032071 $14.99
Pressey, Rose  
Haunted Vintage #3: Haunt Couture and Ghosts Galore
A charity fashion show is the perfect chance for Cookie to show off her savvy for a good cause. When a famous fashionista is killed and a PI's ghost asks for Cookie's help, she must untangle a deadly design.  
Novel, 268 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 1617732532 / 9781617732539  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032896 $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
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
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
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
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
Snicket, Lemony  
All the Wrong Questions #3: Shouldn't You Be in School?
Ages 8 and up. While investigating a case of arson, young apprentice Lemony Snicket soon finds himself enveloped in the ever-increasing mystery that haunts the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea. Who is setting the fires? What secrets are hidden in the Department of Education? Why are so many schoolchildren in danger? Is it all the work of the notorious villain Hangfire?  
Novel, 327 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Little, Brown - 2015 - ISBN: 0316380601 / 9780316380607  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032519 $7.00


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