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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Mystery Scene #141
Longmire rides again; Julia Keller: Appalachian tales; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Holmesian all-star; Ida Lupino: groundbreaking noir filmmaker; reviews; more.  
Magazine, 68 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2015 - ISBN: mystscene141  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033232 $7.50
Aird, Catherine  
Inspector Sloan: Last Writes
Twenty-two short stories, many featuring Inspector Sloan and his assistant Crosby.
    Contents
  • Left, Right, Attention!
  • The Hard Lesson
  • Care Plan
  • Sleeping Dogs, Lying
  • Quick on the Draw
  • 1666 and All That
  • Going Quietly
  • La Plume de ma Tante
  • The Language of Flowers
  • The Hen Party
  • Plane Fare
  • Deaf Man Talking
  • Benchmark
  • The Queen of Hearts
  • In the Family Way
  • These for Remembrance
  • Stars in Their Course
  • A Managed Retreat
  • Spite and Malice
  • Business Plan
  • Operation Virtual Reality
  • End Matter
 
Collection, 318 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Allison & Busby - 2015 - ISBN: 0749016272 / 9780749016272  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033854 $16.95
Blackwell, Juliet  
Haunted Home Renovation #6: Give Up the Ghost
A psychic claims that updates to a Victorian mansion have agitated the resident ghost, so contractor Mel Turner is hired to restore some of the original features. But when the psychic is murdered, Mel must use her ghost whispering gift to uncover the house's secrets, and her sleuthing skills to catch a killer.  
Novel, 320 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2015 - ISBN: 0451465814 / 9780451465818  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032425 $7.99
Booth, Stephen  
Cooper & Fry #15: The Murder Road
The English village of Shawhead has one road in and one road out. And on that road this morning is an abandoned vehicle, with an ominous bloodstain inside. Where and who are the driver? Whose blood is it? Why are the villagers so hostile toward detective Ben Cooper?  
Novel, 383 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062439243 / 9780062439246  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033561 $11.99
Bradley, Alan  
Flavia de Luce #7: As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust
Plus bonus Flavia story 'The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse'. After a charred and mummified body tumbles out of a chimney at her boarding school in Canada, amid rumors that the school is haunted, and that several girls have disappeared without a trace, aspiring chemist and sleuth Flavia de Luce goes on the hunt for the victim's identity and time of death, as well as suspects, motives, and means.  
Novel, 423 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Bantam - 2016 - ISBN: 034553994X / 9780345539946  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033813 $15.00
Burke, James Lee  
House of the Rising Sun
Signed by the author on the title page. After a violent encounter that leaves four Mexican soldiers dead, Texas Ranger Hackberry Holland escapes Mexico with a stolen artifact, earning the ire of an Austrian arms dealer who places Hack's estranged son Ishmael in the crosshairs of a plot to recapture the prize, believed to be the mythic cup of Christ.  
Novel, 433 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Simon & Schuster - 2015 - ISBN: 1501107100 / 9781501107108  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032188 $27.99
Cattrell, Bailey (aka Cates, Bailey aka McRae, Cricket)  
Enchanted Garden #1: Daisies for Innocence
The Enchanted Garden behind Ellie's perfume shop draws people of all ages with its fragrant flowers and lush greenery, and customers are flocking to her shop. When her shop assistant is murdered in the garden, it's up to Ellie to sniff out a killer.  
Novel, 313 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451476883 / 9780451476883  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033380 $7.99
Child, Lee - of interest: Beahm, George  
The Jack Reacher Field Manual
An unofficial companion to Lee Child's Reacher novels, including a detailed dossier on Reacher, Reacher's rules of engagement, a drifter's roadmap of the US, a biography of Child, and more.  
Nonfiction, 220 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Smart Pop - 2016 - ISBN: 1941631029 / 9781941631027  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033922 $14.95
Copperman, E.J. (aka Cohen, Jeffrey)  
Haunted Guesthouse #7: Ghost in the Wind
The ghost of Alison's musical idol, 1960s English rock star Vance McTiernan, turns to her for help. Reports claim that Vance's daughter died of an overdose, but Vance thinks she was murdered.  
Novel, 289 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425269272 / 9780425269275  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032424 $7.99
Cornwell, Bernard  
Saxon Tales #08: The Empty Throne
10th century CE: Aethelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Aethelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Aethelred. Widely loved and respected, Aethelflaed has all the makings of a leader - but could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne.  
Novel, 296 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062250728 / 9780062250728  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033582 $15.99
Daly, Elizabeth  
Henry Gamadge #14: And Dangerous to Know
Alice Dunbar was a very proper upper East Side woman. No one can think of any reason she would go missing, and yet she does shortly after the death of an elderly aunt. As Gamadge traces Alice's last trip, he turns up a secret life no one suspected.  
Novel, 170 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1949)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2015 - ISBN: 1631940627 / 9781631940620  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031416 $12.95
Davis, Krista  
Paws & Claws #3: Murder Most Howl
When Wagtail's week-long murder mystery game is interrupted by an actual corpse, it's up to Holly Miller and her pets to dig for clues. Includes recipes for humans and for pets.  
Novel, 282 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 042526257X / 9780425262573  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032419 $7.99
Douglas, Carole Nelson  
Midnight Louie #27: Cat in a Zebra Zoot Suit
When a recent murder echoes a bizarre decades-old slaying, feline PI Midnight Louie and his human Temple must figure out why a abandoned 1950s night club has become a nexus of death and greed.  
Novel, 310 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Wishlist - 2015 - ISBN: 1943175012 / 9781943175017  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033198 $18.99
Emerson, Kathy Lynn  
Rosamond Jaffrey #1: Murder in the Queen's Wardrobe
London, 1582: With Queen Elizabeth's cousin Lady Mary being courted by Ivan the Terrible, Sir Francis Walsingham recruits Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey to serve as lady-in-waiting, and use her talent for languages and knowledge of ciphers to gather intelligence. But there are members of the court willing to do anything to thwart the marriage, putting both Rosamond and Lady Mary in mortal danger.  
Novel, 251 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Severn House - 2015 - ISBN: 1847515606 / 9781847515605  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031837 $17.95
Ferris, Monica (aka Pulver, Mary Monica)  
Needlecraft #18: Darned If You Do
When Tom Riordan is injured and then found murdered in his hospital bed, Betsy knows that finding clues to the killer in the clutter Tom left behind will be like looking for a needle in a haystack.  
Novel, 295 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425270114 / 9780425270110  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033390 $7.99
Gies, Joseph / Gies, Frances  
Life in a Medieval City
1250 CE: Merchants and bankers from all over Europe gather at Troyes, creating a bustling market center typical of the feudal era. Through the day-to-day life of burghers, we learn how financial transactions were conducted, how medieval cities were governed, and what life was like for a wide range of people.  
Nonfiction, 274 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1981)  
Harper Perennial - 2016 - ISBN: 0062415182 / 9780062415189  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033581 $15.99
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #096: The North Woods Mystery / Death About Town
Plus radio script 'The Secret of the Shadow' by Max Ehrlich, and an Iron Munro, the Astounding Man comic.

The North Woods Mystery: The Dark Avenger follows a trail of counterfeit money from Chinatown to the uncharted Canadian wilderness.

Death About Town: Serial killings at a posh gentlemen's club become even more baffling when the murderers themselves are slaughtered.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1936 / 1942)  
Sanctum Books - 2015 - ISBN: 1608771784 / 9781608771783  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033222 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #097: Crime at Seven Oaks / The Northdale Mystery
Crime at Seven Oaks: The Shadow enlists a Great Dane to bring a killer to justice.

The Northdale Mystery: Lamont Cranston and Margo Lane investigate a bizarre bank robbery.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1940 / 1942)  
Sanctum Books - 2015 - ISBN: 1608771806 / 9781608771806  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033223 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #098: Gems of Doom / Tear-drops of Buddha
Plus an Iron Munro, the Astounding Man comic.

Gems of Doom: A Shadowy impersonator leads the Knight of Darkness on a winding trail.

Tear-drops of Buddha: The Shadow unravels a web of intrigue to retrieve a rajah's fabulous jewels.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1940 / 1945)  
Sanctum Books - 2015 - ISBN: 1608771857 / 9781608771851  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033224 $14.95
Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia  
Bill Slider #18: One Under
A middle-aged man jumps under a tube train, and a teenage girl is killed in a hit-and-run, puzzlingly far from her home. As DCI Bill Slider and his team investigate, links to a cold case suggest that the two incidents might be connected.  
Novel, 220 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Severn House - 2015 - ISBN: 0727885561 / 9780727885562  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033041 $29.95
Hays, Tony  
Shakespeare No More
1616: William Shakespeare is mortally ill with a fever, but when Constable Simon Sadler arrives at his bedside, Shakespeare tells him poison is responsible. When Sadler investigates his old friend's death, he finds himself tangled in two murders, and a conspiracy that reaches to the queen's own doorstep.  
Novel, 228 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2015 - ISBN: 156474566X / 9781564745668  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033136 $15.95
Herron, Mick  
The List
Aging spy Dieter Hess is dead, and his MI5 handler is in deep trouble. It seems Hess had been keeping a secret second bank account, and there's only ever one reason for that. The question of whether he was a double agent must be resolved - and its answer may undo an entire career's worth of secrets.  
Novella, 67 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Soho Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 161695745X / 9781616957452  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033805 $7.99
Hill, Suzette A.  
Rosy Gilchrist #2: Venetian Venture
1954: Rosy's boss at the British Museum sends her to Venice to track down a rare book and bring it back for the collection. Rosy hopes to manage some sightseeing, but a bounty is being offered for the item, and Rosy's rivals will stop at nothing, not even murder, to get their hands on it.  
Novel, 317 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Allison & Busby - 2015 - ISBN: 0749016604 / 9780749016609  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033961 $16.95
Hillerman, Anne  
Manuelito & Chee #2: Rock with Wings
While Jim follows clues leading to a missing woman, a cold-blooded thug, and a mysterious mound that could be a grave site, Bernie has her hands full managing the fallout from a drug bust gone wrong.  
Novel, 367 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 0062270524 / 9780062270528  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032676 $9.99
Horvath, Polly  
Lord and Lady Bunny - Almost Royalty
Ages 8 and up. Madeleine wants to save money for college, but her impractical parents are broke. When they inherit a sweet shoppe in England, they see an answer to their problems. Meanwhile, Mr. and Mrs. Bunny - formerly detectives - are looking for new professions, and Mrs. Bunny decides she would like to be Queen. Soon they too are headed for England.  
Novel, 293 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Yearling - 2016 - ISBN: 0307980685 / 9780307980687  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033830 $8.99


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