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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
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
Jones, G. Wayman (Daniels, Norman)  
Black Bat #01: Brand of the Black Bat / Murder Calls the Black Bat
Plus The Mask comic story 'The Mask Strikes'.

Brand of the Black Bat: Doomed to blindness by an acid attack, D.A. Tony Quinn makes the night his weapon.

Murder Calls the Black Bat: Tony Quinn struggles to prevent the biggest jewel heist of the century.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1939 / 1939)  
Sanctum Books - 2015 - ISBN: 1608771830 / 9781608771837  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033230 $14.95
Kanaris, Leo  
George Zafiris #1: Codename Xenophon
Athens-based PI George Zafiris investigates murders the police show no interest in. When a professor, a politician, and a journalist all die suspiciously, a gang of Georgian thugs may know why.  
Novel, 255 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Dedalus - 2014 - ISBN: 1909232831 / 9781909232839  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033135 $15.99
Kardos, Michael  
Before He Finds Her
After fifteen years in hiding, Melanie returns to Silver Bay in hopes of doing what the authorities have not: find her murderous father before he finds her.  
Novel, 368 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Mysterious Press - 2016 - ISBN: 0802124704 / 9780802124708  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033921 $14.00
Kava, Alex  
Ryder Creed #2: Silent Creed
A devastating mudslide In North Carolina brings Ryder Creed and his dog Bolo to help with the rescue efforts. When a government scientist's murdered body is found, FBI agent Maggie O'Dell arrives to investigate.  
Novel, 343 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0515155942 / 9780515155945  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033383 $9.99
Kellerman, Jonathan  
Alex Delaware #30: Motive
When bizarre clues left at murder scenes add up to a taunting signature, raising the specter of a serial killer on a mission, LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis turns to psychologist Alex Delaware for help.  
Novel, 367 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Ballantine - 2015 - ISBN: 0345541391 / 9780345541390  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033820 $9.99
Khan, Ausma Zehanat  
Khattak & Getty #1: The Unquiet Dead
Investigating a local man's death, detectives Esa Khattak and Rachel Getty discover that he may actually have been a war criminal with ties to the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

Awards:
♦  Winner of Canada's 2016 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 340 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2015 - ISBN: 1250055180 / 9781250055187  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033702 $16.99
King, Stephen  
Bill Hodges #1: Mr. Mercedes
In a race against time, ex-cop Bill Hodges and a pair of highly unlikely allies try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2015 Edgar Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Hammett Prize
♦  Shortlisted for the 2015 UK Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger (Best Novel)
 
Novel, 527 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Pocket - 2015 - ISBN: 1501125605 / 9781501125607  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032144 $9.99
Lahlum, Hans Olav  
K2 & Patricia #1: The Human Flies
Oslo, 1968: When Harald Olesen, a legendary hero of the Resistance, is murdered in his apartment, DI Kolbjorn 'K2' Kristiansen turns to Patricia, another tenant, for help untangling the web of lies surrounding Olesen's neighbors.  
Novel, 373 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Pan UK - 2015 - ISBN: 1447232763 / 9781447232766  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033930 $14.95
Lake, Deryn  
Nick Lawrence #3: The Moonlit Door
A Medieval Fair in the sleepy Sussex village of Lakehurst, complete with maypole dancing, archers, and Morris dancers, is a great success, but ends in tragedy when a young orphan is found shot through the heart with an arrow and covered with the ribbons from the maypole. It's up to Reverend Lawrence and DI Tennant to find out who committed the horrific crime.  
Novel, 184 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Severn House - 2015 - ISBN: 1847515630 / 9781847515636  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031839 $17.95
Laurie, Victoria  
Ghost Hunter #10: A Ghoul's Guide to Love and Murder
When the local museum arranges an exhibit of supernatural artifacts, Gilley absentmindedly donates a dagger that keeps a dangerous ghost locked in the lower realms. Before M.J. can recover it, it's stolen during a museum heist. Now the ghost and his fiendish friends are coming for M.J. and her crew.  
Novel, 332 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451470125 / 9780451470126  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033379 $7.99
Ludlum, Robert - of interest: Corleone, Douglas  
Paul Janson #4: The Janson Equation
To prevent a war in Asia - which could quickly spread to the rest of the world - Paul Janson and Jessica Kincaid must learn the truth behind a young woman's murder.  
Novel, 440 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grand Central - 2016 - ISBN: 1455577669 / 9781455577668  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033278 $9.99
MacBride, Stuart  
Logan McRae: 22 Dead Little Bodies and Other Stories
Two novellas and two short stories featuring DI Logan McRae and DCI Roberta Steel.
    Contents
  • The Introduction
  • 22 Dead Little Bodies
  • DI Steele's Bad Heir Day
  • Stramash
  • The 45% Hangover
 
Collection, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 0008141762 / 9780008141769  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033564 $14.99
MacLeod, Torquil  
Anita Sundstrom #3: Missing in Malmo
Inspector Sundstrom isn't interested in missing persons cases, but when a pair of them take a sinister turn, she finds herself inextricably involved.  
Novel, 328 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
McNidder & Grace - 2016 - ISBN: 0857161156 / 9780857161154  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032963 $14.95
Mäki, Reijo  
Jussi Vares: The Sheriff
In the coastal city of Turku, the mutilated body of a man wearing only a bridal veil is discovered in a backyard swing; a woman is dead inside the house. When the murders go unsolved, Jussi Vares is hired. The case takes the wisecracking PI and his friends deep inside the Turku underworld.  
Novel, 314 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Ice Cold Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 1937241092 / 9781937241094  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033959 $13.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #25: Clutch of Constables
Inspector Alleyn's wife, painter Agatha Troy, is fond of the paintings of John Constable, and jumps at the chance to take a river cruise through the part of England he painted. Her enthusiasm dims a little when she learns the ticket became available because a previous passenger was murdered in his cabin - it seems by a notorious international art thief.  
Novel, 226 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1968)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2015 - ISBN: 1631940422 / 9781631940422  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033059 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #26: When in Rome
1968: Inspector Alleyn, in Rome assisting the Italian police with an international drug-smuggling case, winds up investigating when a member of a tourist group is murdered.  
Novel, 226 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1970)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2015 - ISBN: 1631940449 / 9781631940446  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033060 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #27: Tied Up in Tinsel
1972: Agatha Troy is painting the host of a country house Christmas party, and enjoying the local holiday pageant. Then one of the players disappears. Was one of the eccentric guests involved? Or one of the servants, all recent prison parolees? Luckily, Agatha's husband Inspector Alleyn arrives to wrap up the questions.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 1973 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1972)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2015 - ISBN: 1631940465 / 9781631940460  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033061 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #28: Black As He's Painted
Inspector Alleyn's old school chum, 'the Boomer', is now president of the new African nation of Ng'ombwana. For his official visit to London, he insists that Alleyn handle his security. When the Ng'ombwanan ambassador is killed, Alleyn investigates with some assistance from rescued cat Lucy Lockett, who proves extremely adept at finding clues.  
Novel, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1974)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2015 - ISBN: 1631940481 / 9781631940484  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033062 $14.95
Marston, Edward  
Home Front Detective #3: Five Dead Canaries
1916: Five women munitions workers are celebrating a birthday; when all but one are killed in an explosion, Scotland Yard suggests it's the work of a German spy, but Inspector Marmion and Sergeant Keedy suspect the killer is a local.  
Novel, 381 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2014 - ISBN: 0749016426 / 9780749016425  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New028870 $16.95
Marston, Edward  
Robert Colbeck #10: Peril on the Royal Train
1858: Torn-up tracks have forced a train off the rails and into a lake near the Scottish border. As Inspector Colbeck and Sergeant Leeming investigate, what looked like sabotage by a rival company may in fact be a conspiracy targeting the Queen and Prince Consort en route to Balmoral.  
Novel, 348 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2015 - ISBN: 0749012498 / 9780749012496  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New027552 $16.95
Mattich, Alen  
Marko della Torre #1: Zagreb Cowboy
Yugoslavia, 1991: The State is crumbling, and in the midst of the political chaos, secret policeman Marko della Torre has been working both sides of the law. With hired Bosnian thugs trying to kill him, della Torre has to run for it.  
Novel, 362 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Spiderline - 2012 - ISBN: 1770891080 / 9781770891081  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033903 $15.95
Mattich, Alen  
Marko della Torre #2: Killing Pilgrim
1991: Croatia and Slovenia have officially declared independence from Yugoslavia, and war is imminent. Marko della Torre gets caught in a web woven by the CIA and Croat nationalists: they want him to make contact with the man who assassinated the former prime minister of Sweden.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for Canada's 2015 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 427 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Spiderline - 2014 - ISBN: 1770891099 / 9781770891098  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033919 $15.95
McCoy, Max  
Ophelia Wylde #3: Giving Up the Ghost
When telegraph keys across the country begin bursting into flames and chattering ghostly nonsense, sleuthing psychic Ophelia Wylde investigates. Are the mishaps messages from beyond? Is there a connection to the poisoning of a telegraph operator?  
Novel, 247 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2015 - ISBN: 0758281978 / 9780758281975  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New029607 $7.99
McKevett, G.A.  
Savannah Reid #20: Killer Gourmet
Plus-sized PI Savannah Reid's friends Ryan and John have opened a chic new restaurant, and hired a temperamental but talented chef. When he ends up sliced and diced in the kitchen, Savannah has her work cut out for her: the cantankerous chef had made plenty of enemies.  
Novel, 312 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 0758276583 / 9780758276582  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033851 $7.99


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