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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Erickson, Alex  
Bookstore Cafe #2: Death by Tea
Just before two dueling book clubs are set to square off at the Cafe, one of the competitors turns up dead, bludgeoned with the silver teapot that was to serve as the prize.  
Novel, 301 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 1617737534 / 9781617737534  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033840 $7.99
Fee, Vickie  
Liv & Di in Dixie #1: Death Crashes the Party
Liv is a party planner with a knack for throwing Southern-style events, and her best friend Di mixes a mean daiquiri. While planning a bash for high maintenance clients, Liv inconveniently discovers a corpse in the freezer. Liv and Di must follow a trail of sinister secrets to find a killer. Includes party planning tips.  
Novel, 285 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1496700627 / 9781496700629  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033845 $7.99
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
Fluke, Joanne  
Hannah Swensen #20: Double Fudge Brownie Murder
Hannah is nervous about the upcoming trial for her involvement in a tragic accident. She's eager to clear her name, but winds up prime suspect when the judge is bludgeoned to death with his own gavel.  
Novel, 376 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 0758280416 / 9780758280411  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033848 $7.99
Fluke, Joanne  
Vengeance Is Mine
A local activist has been found, his body frozen and placed in a Winter Carnival display. A hate crime has put a man in the ICU. In the locked ward, a deranged man of the cloth prays for more sinners to be punished. These seemingly random acts lead the St. Cloud police chief to a clinic administrator, who could be the next pawn in a madman's game.  
Novel, 280 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1986)  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 0758289812 / 9780758289810  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033839 $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
Herron, Mick  
Nobody Walks
For the first time since he cut ties years ago, Tom Bettany returns to London to find out the truth about his estranged son's death. More than a few people are interested in his return, from incarcerated mob bosses to the highest echelons of MI5.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2015 UK Crime Writers' Association Steel Dagger (Best Thriller)
 
Novel, 296 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Soho Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 1616956194 / 9781616956196  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033804 $15.95
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
Hjortsberg, William  
Manana
All Tod remembers when he wakes up next to a dead prostitute is that he had his first shot of heroin the night before. He and his wife Linda were partying with their new neighbors, a trio of parole violators who fled to Mexico. Now the place is empty, except for Tod's bloody hunting knife. Did he kill the woman, or was he left behind as the fall guy? And where is Linda?  
Novel, 228 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road - 2015 - ISBN: 1497680735 / 9781497680739  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033221 $13.99
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
Hughes, Mary Ellen  
Pickled & Preserved #3: Scene of the Brine
When her friend Sugar's son Zach is accused of poisoning a man who discredited his mother, Piper is eager to prove his innocence.  
Novel, 289 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425262472 / 9780425262474  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033393 $7.99
Husom, Christine  
Snow Globe #2: The Iced Princess
When former classmate Molly Dalton, now a rich socialite, practically begs for a job, Cami wonders why. When she finds Molly dead in the back of the shop, can Cami find the killer who iced her?  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 0425270815 / 9780425270813  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032420 $7.99
Hyzy, Julie  
White House Chef #9: Foreign Eclairs
News of a bombing and attempted breakout at a federal prison reveals that the brother of a terrorist Ollie helped defeat is back with a vengeance. When a White House staffer is murdered, officials rush to action over a possible security breach. It may be time for Ollie to trade in her apron for a bullet-proof vest. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 295 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425262405 / 9780425262405  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033374 $7.99
Jaffarian, Sue Ann  
Odelia Grey #10: A Body to Spare
Odelia's relaxing day is ruined when she finds a dead body in the trunk of her car, the corpse of a young man who was kidnapped years ago. But why was he put in Odelia's car? And where has he been all these years?  
Novel, 312 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2015 - ISBN: 0738718866 / 9780738718866  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033129 $14.99
James, Delia (aka Zettel, Sarah)  
Witch's Cat #1: A Familiar Tail
Annabelle's visit to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, takes an unexpected turn when she follows a smoky gray cat into a cottage: she finds herself suddenly saddled with a witch's wand and a furry familiar, and meets local women who use spells, charms, and potions to try to keep the people of Portsmouth safe. The mystery surrounding the death of the cat's previous owner grows when another local turns up dead. Armed with magic, friends, and a charmed cat, Annabelle sets out to uncover a killer.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 324 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451476573 / 9780451476579  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033402 $7.99
James, Miranda  
Cat in the Stacks #6: Arsenic and Old Books
Plus bonus story 'When Charlie Met Diesel'. Librarian Charlie Harris is asked to authenticate a set of Civil War-era diaries donated by a prominent family. He'll need to be careful, because the more he reads, the closer he might be getting to his final chapter.  
Novel, 308 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425277534 / 9780425277539  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033391 $7.99
James, Steven  
Patrick Bowers Prequel #2: Every Crooked Path
A mysterious suicide and a series of abductions draw Bowers into a web of intrigue involving an international conspiracy where no one is who they appear to be.  
Novel, 590 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Signet - 2015 - ISBN: 0451467353 / 9780451467355  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032415 $9.99
Japp, Andrea  
Lady Agnes #1 / #2: The Lady Agnes Mystery Volume 1: The Season of the Beast / The Breath of the Rose
1304: The King of France and the Church are locked in a battle for power that will also decide the fate of the Knights Templar and Hospitaller. In the Normandy countryside, young lady of the manor Agnes de Souarcy fights to retain her independent way of life. These two worlds collide when murders take place near Souarcy, and clues are found that implicate Agnes. Unaware of the political and religious agendas behind these events, can Agnes defend herself and keep the Inquisition at bay?  
Omnibus, 600 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2008 / 2009)  
Gallic - 2015 - ISBN: 1910477168 / 9781910477168  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032967 $18.95


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