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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Schwab, V.E.  
Shades of Magic #1: A Darker Shade of Magic
Kell is a magician with a rare ability to travel between parallel universes. Officially, he carries monthly correspondence between the royals of Grey London, Red London, and White London. Unofficially, he's a smuggler. When he runs afoul of cut-purse Delilah Bard, she robs him, then saves him from an enemy, then forces him to spirit her to another world for a proper adventure - but perilous magic is afoot.  
Novel, 398 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765376466 / 9780765376466  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033658 $15.99
Schweitzer, Darrell  
Awaiting Strange Gods: Weird and Lovecraftian Fictions
Twenty-two short stories.
    Contents
  • Introduction == S.T. Joshi
  • Envy, the Gardens of Ynath, and the Sin of Cain
  • Hanged Man and Ghost
  • Sometimes You Have to Shout About It
  • Stragglers from Carrhae
  • The Eater of Hours
  • The Runners Beyond the Wall
  • On the Eastbound Train
  • Howling in the Dark
  • The Head Shop in Arkham
  • Innsmouth Idyll
  • Class Reunion
  • Why We Do It
  • The Warm
  • Spiderwebs in the Dark
  • The Corpse Detective
  • Jimmy Bunny
  • The Last of the Black Wine
  • In the Old Commoriom
  • The Clockwork King, the Queen of Glas, and the Man with a Hundred Knives
  • The Scroll of the Worm == with Jason van Hollander
  • Those in the Air == with Jason van Hollander
  • Ghost Dancing
 
Collection, 276 pages, Hardcover, 1st Trade Edition  
Fedogan & Bremer - 2015 - ISBN: 1878252755 / 9781878252753  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033209 $39.95
Sharp, Zoë  
Charlie Fox #01: Killer Instinct
Charlie Fox teaches self-defense to women, passing on the finer points of roundhouse kicks, running like hell, and breaking a cheekbone when necessary. Her skills come in handy when a rapist appears to be targeting battered women at a shelter.  
Novel, 330 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2001)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2015 - ISBN: 1631940740 / 9781631940743  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033752 $14.95
Sharp, Zoë  
Charlie Fox #02: Riot Act
Charlie agrees to dog-sit for a friend, only to find that the housing complex is being terrorized by gangs. The residents have hired a security firm whose bully-boy tactics aren't much better. But to help the residents, Charlie is going to have to learn a tough lesson: to trust somebody.  
Novel, 375 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2015 - ISBN: 1631940759 / 9781631940750  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033753 $14.95
Sharp, Zoë  
Charlie Fox #03: Hard Knocks
Einsbaden Manor trains bodyguards in Germany, because the UK government takes a dim view of some of the techniques taught. With her background, Charlie doesn't need the lessons, but she does need to figure out why an old friend ended his studies there with bullets in his back - and how to finish the course without following his example.  
Novel, 373 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2003)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2015 - ISBN: 1631940767 / 9781631940767  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033754 $14.95
She, Lao  
Cat Country
When a Chinese traveler crash-lands on Mars, he finds himself in a country inhabited entirely by Cat People. Befriended by a local, he learns to speak Felinese, masters cat-poetry, and appreciates the narcotic effects of the reverie leaf. But curiosity turns to despair when he ventures further and realizes he is witnessing the bleak decline of a civilization.  
Novel, 222 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1970)  
Penguin Australia - 2013 - ISBN: 0143208128 / 9780143208129  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033925 $12.95
Shearin, Lisa  
SPI Files #3: The Brimstone Deception
Brimstone is the drug du jour - and since it can only be produced with magic and fresh molten brimstone from Hell, that means a rift to the underworld is open somewhere in the city. And when the drug cartel inevitably loses control of the rift? Well, it's going to be hell on Earth.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 0425266931 / 9780425266939  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033340 $7.99
Shelton, Paige  
Dangerous Type #1: To Helvetica and Back
Clare and her grandfather Chester repair old typewriters and restore old books. When a stranger demands the antique typewriter they're repairing, then turns up dead in an alley, Clare wonders: what makes a typewriter worth killing for?  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425277259 / 9780425277256  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033376 $7.99
Shusterman, Neal / Elfman, Eric  
Accelerati #2: Edison's Alley
Ages 10 and up. Even though the missing pieces of Tesla's Far Range Energy Emitter seem to be leading Nick to their current owners, he is encountering plenty of obstacles - and the rogue physicists are still determined to get their hands on the objects.  
Novel, 250 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Disney Hyperion - 2016 - ISBN: 1423155173 / 9781423155171  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032514 $7.99
Simenon, Georges  
The Blue Room
Tony and Andree have no rules when they meet in the blue room at the hotel. Their affair is intoxicating and passionate, but soon turns into a nightmare from which there can be no escape.  
Novel, 156 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1964)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 014139904X / 9780141399041  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033522 $12.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #19: Maigret (alternate title: Maigret Returns)
Now retired, Maigret returns to Paris to defend a younger colleague who is being framed for murder. When the colleague turns up dead, Maigret is forced to return to his vocation to solve the homicides.  
Novel, 140 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1934)  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0141397047 / 9780141397047  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032293 $11.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #20: Cecile is Dead (alternate title: Maigret and the Spinster)
A young woman will not leave Maigret alone, arriving at the squad's door every week with a new crime to report, all falling on deaf ears. So when her aunt is murdered, will anyone believe her? Will she be next?  
Novel, 179 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1942)  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0141397055 / 9780141397054  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032294 $11.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #21: The Cellars of the Majestic (alternate title: Maigret and the Hotel Majestic)
When a wealthy American's wife is found strangled in the basement of a luxury hotel, Maigret's inquiries take him from the hotel's endless corridors to the countryside of the Bois de Boulogne and sun-drenched Cannes, into a world of prostitution, drug addiction, and blackmail.  
Novel, 168 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1942)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 024118844X / 9780241188446  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032295 $11.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #22: The Judge's House (alternate title: Maigret in Exile)
Having offended his superiors, Maigret has been exiled to a remote province. It's dull there, until a murder occurs.  
Novel, 162 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1942)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241188458 / 9780241188453  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033523 $11.00
Sipila, Jarkko  
Helsinki Homicide: Behind Closed Doors
As the game gets tougher for both the authorities and the criminals, Detective Lieutenant Kari Takamaki and his team are put on the defensive. But how do a Finnish gangster living in Bangkok and a Helsinki rape victim fit into the picture?  
Novel, 294 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Ice Cold Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 1937241106 / 9781937241100  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033958 $13.95
Smith, Alexander McCall  
44 Scotland Street #10: The Revolving Door of Life
The eccentric folks of number 44 continue their improbable adventures. Matthew and Elspeth forge ahead with parenting their energetic triplets; young Bertie finds new ways to outwit his domineering mum; Big Lou continues his search for love; and Angus, Domenica, and Cyril the dog settle into the routines of newlywed life.  
Novel, 282 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Anchor - 2016 - ISBN: 1101971916 / 9781101971918  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033814 $15.00
Smith, Clark Ashton  
Collected Fantasies #2: The Door To Saturn
Second of five volumes collecting all of his tales of fantasy, horror, and sf in chronological order.
    Contents
  • Introduction == Tim Powers
  • A Note on the Texts
  • The Door to Saturn
  • The Red World of Polaris
  • Told in the Desert
  • The Willow Landscape
  • A Rendezvous in Averoigne
  • The Gorgon
  • An Offering to the Moon
  • The Kiss of Zoraida
  • The Face by the River
  • The Ghoul
  • The Kingdom of the Worm
  • An Adventure in Futurity
  • The Justice of the Elephant
  • The Return of the Sorcerer
  • The City of the Singing Flame
  • A Good Embalmer
  • The Testament of Athammaus
  • A Captivity in Serpens
  • The Letter from Mohaun Los
  • The Hunters from Beyond
    Appendixes
  • Story Notes
  • Alternate Ending to 'The Return of the Sorcerer'
  • Bibliography
 
Collection, 298 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2007 HC  
Night Shade - 2016 - ISBN: 1597808377 / 9781597808378  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033910 $17.99
Snyder, Maria V.  
Study #5: Night Study
As Yelena desperately searches for a way to reclaim her Soulfinding magic, her enemies are closing in. Valek is determined to protect her, but he's quickly running out of options. The Commander suspects that Valek's loyalties are divided and has been keeping things from him - secrets that put Valek, Yelena, and all their friends in terrible danger.  
Novel, 444 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Mira - 2016 - ISBN: 0778318753 / 9780778318750  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033894 $15.99
Starr, Mel  
Hugh de Singleton #7: Ashes to Ashes
The morning after the Midsummer's Eve bonfire, tenants collecting the ashes to spread on their fields find burned bones. The bones turn out to belong to the missing bailiff from a nearby manor. Was he slain by an angry tenant, or is there a different reason for his murder?  
Novel, 213 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Lion UK - 2015 - ISBN: 1782641335 / 9781782641339  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033140 $14.99
Steinmeyer, Jim  
Charles Fort: The Man Who Invented the Supernatural
Biography of the man who shaped our modern view of the paranormal, a virtuoso at assembling records of bizarre, strange, haunting, and inexplicable anomalies.  
Nonfiction, 332 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2008)  
Tarcher - 2016 - ISBN: 110198323X / 9781101983232  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033482 $16.00
Stevenson, Noelle (creator / writer) / Ellis, Grace (creator / writer) / Watters, Shannon (creator) / Allen, Brooke (creator / artist)  
Lumberjanes Volume 1: Beware the Kitten Holy
Ages 10 and up. Full color. Reprints issues 1-4 of the comic book. Best friends Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley are determined to have an awesome summer at Lumberjane scout camp. That might mean solving a mystery with the fate of the world at stake, but they're not gonna let any kooky quest or supernatural critters stop them!

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
Boom! - 2015 - ISBN: 1608866874 / 9781608866878  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032111 $14.99
Stevenson, Noelle (creator / writer) / Ellis, Grace (creator / writer) / Watters, Shannon (creator) / Allen, Brooke (creator / artist)  
Lumberjanes Volume 2: Friendship to the Max
Ages 10 and up. Full color. Reprints issues 5-8 of the comic book. Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley have stumbled onto a mysterious force wreaking havoc in the Lumberjanes camp. Now it's a race through the woods as they work to save their friends - and maybe the whole world!

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Boom! - 2015 - ISBN: 1608867374 / 9781608867370  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032215 $14.99
Stewart, Fran  
ScotShop #2: A Wee Dose of Death
Business is booming at Peggy's Vermont ScotShop, but she's at her wit's end trying to keep her 14th-century ghostly companion Dirk in line. When a local professor is murdered, they must set aside their differences to find a killer.  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425270327 / 9780425270325  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033377 $7.99
Stockbridge, Grant (Page, Norvell W.)  
Spider #06: City of Flaming Shadows / King of the Fleshless Legion
City of Flaming Shadows: When the 'Darkness' falls upon New York City, the Spider battles to save a populace praying for his destruction.

King of the Fleshless Legion: The Spider is blamed for the crimes of a deadly double, while he struggles to save the city from an epidemic perpetrated by the Skull.  
Omnibus, 141 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1939)  
Sanctum Books - 2015 - ISBN: 1608771733 / 9781608771738  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033225 $14.95
Stockbridge, Grant (Page, Norvell W.)  
Spider #07: The Flame Master / Green Globes of Death
The Flame Master: Recovering from life-threatening injuries, Richard Wentworth confronts the lightning-wielding Lion Man from Mars to save his beloved city.

Green Globes of Death: The Fly and his murderous butchers return.  
Omnibus, 141 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1935 / 1936)  
Sanctum Books - 2015 - ISBN: 1608771792 / 9781608771790  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033226 $14.95


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