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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Vallere, Diane  
Costume Shop #1: A Disguise to Die For
Margo's shop supplies forty costumes for a wealthy man's detective-themed birthday bash. The Sherlock Holmes costume is to die for - literally - when the man wearing it is found dead, and party planner Ebony Welles is accused of the crime. Includes recipes and costume ideas.  
Novel, 283 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 042527828X / 9780425278284  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033398 $7.99
Wait, Lea  
Mainely Needlepoint #3: Thread and Gone
A recently discovered piece of needlepoint, possibly stitched by Mary, Queen of Scots, needs to be protected, but it's a holiday, so Angie has her family lawyer lock it in her office safe. Then the lawyer is found dead, the safe open and ransacked.  
Novel, 289 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1617730084 / 9781617730085  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033844 $7.99
White, Randy Wayne  
Doc Ford #22: Cuba Straits
Doc's old friend General Juan Rivera has obtained letters written by Fidel Castro in the early 1960s. When Rivera and the man he sold the letters to both disappear, Doc investigates, convinced the letters contain a secret that some powerful person or agency wants to keep hidden.  
Novel, 371 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0425280098 / 9780425280096  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033386 $9.99
Williams, Timothy  
Anne Marie Laveaud #2: The Honest Folk of Guadeloupe
1990: When the naked body of a white woman is discovered on a Guadeloupe beach, judge Anne Marie Laveaud is assigned to investigate. As always, the story of a murdered white woman attracts international media attention, and the pressure is on to solve the case before the publicity affects tourism.  
Novel, 322 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Soho Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 1616956224 / 9781616956226  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033808 $15.95
Wishnia, Kenneth (editor)  
Jewish Noir
Thirty-three tales of crime and other dark deeds, exploring such issues as the Holocaust and its effects on subsequent generations, anti-Semitism in the 20th-century US, and the dark side of the Diaspora.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Bitter Herbs
  • Devil for a Witch == R.S. Brenner
  • The Sacrifice of Isaac == Steven Wishnia
  • Living Underwater == B.K. Stevens
  • Quack and Dwight == Travis Richardson
    The Golden Land
  • A Simkhe (A Celebration) == Yente Serdatsky
  • Trajectories == Marge Piercy
  • Lost Pages from the Book of Judith == Kenneth Wishnia
  • The Legacy == Wendy Hornsby
    Night and Fog
  • Blood Diamonds == Melissa Yi
  • The Flowers of Shanghai == S.J. Rozan
  • Feeding the Crocodile == Moe Prager
  • Good Morning, Jerusalem == Michael J. Cooper
    L'Dor V'Dor (from Generation to Generation)
  • Some You Lose == Nancy Richler
  • Baruch Dayan Emet (Blessed Is the True Judge) == M. Dante
  • Yahrzeit Candle == Stephen Jay Schwartz
  • Nakhshon == Robert Lopresti
  • One of Them == Alan Orloff
  • Silver Alert == S.A. Solomon
    Suburban Sprawl
  • Her Daughter's Bat Mitzvah: A Mother Talks to the Rabbi == Adam D. Fisher
  • Sucker's Game == Michele Lang
  • Jewish Easter == David Liss
  • The Golem of Jericho == Jonathan Santlofer
  • Your Judaism == Tasha Kaminsky
    Kaffee Mit Schlock
  • Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die == Charles Ardai
  • Errands == Gary Phillips
  • Doc's Oscar == Eddie Muller
  • Everything is Bashert == Heywood Gould
  • The Drop == Alan Gordon
  • Twisted Shikse == Jedediah Ayres
  • All Other Nights == Jason Starr
  • Something's Not Right == Dave Zeltserman
    Vintage Reprint
  • Idle Thoughts, Fifty-Four Years Later == Harlan Ellison
  • Final Shtick == Harlan Ellison
  • Contributors


Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Anthony Award for Best Anthology or Collection
 
Anthology, 410 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
PM Press - 2015 - ISBN: 1629631116 / 9781629631110  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032911 $17.95
Worsley, Lucy  
The Art of the English Murder (UK title: A Very British Murder)
Worsley looks at English crimes and crime fiction, and the English obsession with murder.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction
 
Nonfiction, 312 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Pegasus - 2015 - ISBN: 1605989096 / 9781605989099  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031849 $15.95
Wynne, Anthony  
Murder of a Lady (alternate title: The Silver Scale Mystery)
Mary Gregor was stabbed to death in her bedroom at Duchlan castle, but the room was locked from within, and the windows are barred. Inspector Dundas is dispatched to investigate. Then more deaths, equally impossible, occur. Luckily for Dundas, gifted amateur sleuth Eustace Hailey is on the scene to lend a hand.  
Novel, 297 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1931)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2016 - ISBN: 146420571X / 9781464205712  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033314 $12.95
Zander, Joakim  
The Swimmer
A deep-cover CIA agent races across Europe to save the daughter he never knew, who has accidentally seen a laptop containing information so sensitive that some will kill to keep it hidden.  
Novel, 417 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062337262 / 9780062337269  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033567 $15.99


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