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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Butler, Dori Hillestad  
Haunted Library #7: The Ghost in the Tree House
Ages 6 and up. There's a ghost in a neighbor's tree house. Could it be someone from Kaz's family? Or is someone trying to cause problems for the ghost-busting club? Kaz and Claire are on the case.  
Novel, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Grosset & Dunlap - 2016 - ISBN: 0448489406 / 9780448489407  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033957 $4.99
Caldwell, Ian  
The Fifth Gospel
A mysterious exhibit is under construction at the Vatican Museums. When its curator is murdered, his research partner, Father Alex Andreaou, must reconstruct the dead curator's secret: what the four Christian gospels, and a little-know fifth gospel, reveal about the Church's most controversial relic.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Thriller Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 476 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 1501131966 / 9781501131967  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034216 $9.99
Calkins, Susanna  
Lucy Campion #3: The Masque of a Murderer
1667: Lucy accompanies the local magistrate's daughter to a man's home to record his dying words, but she's unprepared for what he tells her: that someone deliberately pushed him into the path of a horse and cart because of a secret he recently uncovered.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Historical Mystery
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Mary Higgins Clark Award
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Bruce Alexander Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250057396 / 9781250057396  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033711 $15.99
Camilleri, Andrea  
Montalbano: Montalbano's First Case and Other Stories
Twenty-one short stories follow the quirky Sicilian cop through highlight cases of his career.
    Contents
  • Author's Preface
  • Montalbano's First Case
  • Fifty Pairs of Hobnailed Boots
  • Neck and Neck
  • Fellow Traveler
  • Dress Rehearsal
  • Amore
  • The Artist's Touch
  • Montalbano's Rice Fritters
  • As Alice Did
  • The Pact
  • Mortally Wounded
  • Catarella Solves a Case
  • Being Here . . .
  • Seven Mondays
  • Judicial Review
  • Pessoa Maintains
  • The Cat and the Goldfinch
  • Montalbano Says No
  • A Kidnapping
  • Montalbano Afraid
  • Better the Darkness
  • Notes
 
Collection, 538 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0143121626 / 9780143121626  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033506 $19.00
Carlisle, Kate  
Bibliophile #09: Ripped from the Pages
In the caves deep under her parents' commune, a room is unearthed containing artwork, rare books, wine, jewelry - and a perfectly mummified body. Brooklyn sets out to solve the mystery of the treasure trove  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451416015 / 9780451416018  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033449 $7.99
Cartmel, Andrew  
Vinyl Detective #1: Written in Dead Wax
He hunts out rare and elusive LPs; his business card describes him as the 'Vinyl Detective. Now a mysterious woman wants to pay him a large sum to find a priceless lost jazz recording on behalf of a wealthy (and rather sinister) client.  
Novel, 474 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1783297670 / 9781783297672  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034575 $14.95
Castillo, Linda  
Kate Burkholder #7: After the Storm
When a tornado tears through town and unearths human remains, police chief Kate Burkholder finds herself plunged into a decades-old case that takes her into the Amish community to which she once belonged.  
Novel, 352 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250078326 / 9781250078322  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034640 $7.99
Child, Lee  
Jack Reacher #19: Make Me
Plus bonus Reacher story 'Small Wars'. In the tiny town of Mother's Rest, with nothing but wheat fields for miles around, a worried woman named Michelle Chang mistakes Reacher for someone else: her missing partner in a private investigation that she thinks must have turned lethal. Reacher teams up with Chang and starts to ask around. The case leads to Los Angeles, Phoenix, and San Francisco, and then right back to Mother's Rest.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 Steel Dagger (best thriller)
 
Novel, 544 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Dell - 2016 - ISBN: 0804178798 / 9780804178792  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034582 $9.99
Child, Lincoln  
Lethal Velocity (original title: Utopia)
Ruthless criminals have infiltrated a cutting-edge theme park and its computer systems. If their demands are met, park visitors won't be harmed; if not, bloodbath. Can the brilliant engineer who designed much of the park find a way to save thousands of innocent lives?  
Novel, 424 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
Ballantine - 2016 - ISBN: 0399594965 / 9780399594960  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033826 $9.99
Childs, Laura  
Tea Shop#16: Ming Tea Murder
At the gala opening for the Gibbes Museum's exhibit of a genuine 18th century Chinese teahouse, a museum donor is found dead and Max becomes a suspect. To clear her boyfriend's name, Theodosia looks into the philanthropist's life to find out who really wanted him to pay up.  
Novel, 307 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425281655 / 9780425281659  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033407 $7.99
Corby, Gary  
Nicolaos & Diotima #5: Death Ex Machina
It's the time of the Great Dionysia, but there's a problem: a ghost is haunting the grand theater in Athens. Hired to get rid of the ghost so the festival can begin, Nicolaos and Diotima secretly suspect that a human saboteur is the actual culprit.  
Novel, 322 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Soho Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 1616956763 / 9781616956769  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034551 $15.95
Cotterill, Colin  
Dr. Siri #10: Six and a Half Deadly Sins
Laos, 1979: Dr. Siri receives an unmarked package containing a colorful traditional skirt - with a severed human finger stitched into the lining. He's convinced someone is trying to send him a message, and won't let the matter rest until he's figured it out.  
Novel, 242 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Soho Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 1616956380 / 9781616956387  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034553 $15.95
Cronin, Doreen  
Chicken Squad #2: The Case of the Weird Blue Chicken
Ages 7 and up. When a weird blue bird arrives at Chicken Squad headquarters squawking about a house-napper, it's up to Dirt, Sugar, Sweetie, and Poppy to uncover the clues and solve the case.  
Novel, 103 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Atheneum - 2016 - ISBN: 1442496800 / 9781442496804  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034453 $5.99
Daheim, Mary  
Emma Lord #26: The Alpine Zen
A visit from Ren, a strange young woman in search of the mother who abandoned her, sparks Emma's curiosity - especially when sheriff Milo Dodge finds a corpse and Ren claims that the remains are those of her father.  
Novel, 324 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Ballantine - 2016 - ISBN: 0345535367 / 9780345535368  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034579 $7.99
Daly, Elizabeth  
Henry Gamadge #15: Death and Letters
Gentleman sleuth Henry Gamadge is summoned to a secluded estate by means of a crossword puzzle - the only means of communication for a widow being held captive by her relatives - to investigate her husband's suspicious death.  
Novel, 166 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1950)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2016 - ISBN: 1631940724 / 9781631940729  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033063 $12.95
Donally, Claire  
Sunny & Shadow #5: Catch as Cat Can
When an unknown man is found murdered in the seafood shop's freezer, the police suspect the shop owner. Can Sunny get him off the hook?  
Novel, 279 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425276074 / 9780425276075  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033446 $7.99
Dunn, Carola  
Daisy Dalrymple #02: The Winter Garden Mystery
1923: When the body of a pregnant maid is found buried in the winter garden at Occles Hall, where Daisy is researching her lastest article, an under-gardener is arrested for the crime. Daisy is sure of the man's innocence, and convinces Alec Fletcher of Scotland Yard to investigate further.  
Novel, 231 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1995)  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250080746 / 9781250080745  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033710 $15.99
Elkins, Aaron  
Gideon Oliver #18: Switcheroo
A cold case from the 1960s draws forensic anthropologist Gideon Oliver to the Channel Islands to uncover the connection between two men who died there on the same night. No one expected his investigation to turn up fresh bodies.  
Novel, 275 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Thomas & Mercer - 2016 - ISBN: 1477827684 / 9781477827680  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033902 $15.95
Evanovich, Janet / Sutton, Phoef  
Lizzy & Diesel #3: Wicked Charms
To search for the Stone of Avarice, part of a lost pirate treasure, Lizzy and Diesel are going to need a treasure map and a ship.  
Novel, 321 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Bantam - 2016 - ISBN: 0553392735 / 9780553392739  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034581 $8.99
Fantaskey, Beth  
Isabel Feeney, Star Reporter
Ages 9 and up. 1920s Chicago: Obsessed with becoming a reporter, ten-year-old Isabel Feeney can't believe her luck when she stumbles on a real-life murder scene, with her hero, journalist Maude Collier, standing over the body. When Maude is accused of the crime, Isabel is determined to clear her name.  
Novel, 336 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 0544582497 / 9780544582491  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034345 $17.99
Faye, Lyndsay  
Timothy Wilde #3: The Fatal Flame
1840s New York City: When an arsonist with an agenda threatens corrupt and powerful alderman Robert Symmes, Timothy Wylde isn't thrilled to be put on the case. His reservations escalate when his brother Valentine announces he'll be running against Symmes in the upcoming election.  
Novel, 461 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0425276260 / 9780425276266  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033514 $16.00
Finder, Joseph  
The Fixer
When Rick Hoffman loses his job, he sets out to renovate his childhood home, empty since his father's stroke. There he makes a discovery that will put his life in peril, and change everything he though he knew about his father.  
Novel, 450 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Dutton - 2016 - ISBN: 0451472578 / 9780451472571  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033437 $9.99
Flower, Amanda  
Living History Museum #2: The Final Tap
For the Barton Farm Maple Sugar Festival, director Kelsey Cambridge hires a curmudgeonly expert to teach the classes, a decision she regrets when the man is murdered.  
Novel, 276 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2016 - ISBN: 0738745138 / 9780738745138  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034437 $14.99
Flower, Amanda (aka Alan, Isabella)  
Magical Bookshop #1: Crime and Poetry
Violet Waverly's grandmother Daisy runs Charming Books, where the perfect book tends to fly off the shelf and pick you. When a dead man is discovered clutching a book from the shop, can Violet get Daisy off the suspect list by finding the real killer?  
Novel, 345 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451477448 / 9780451477446  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033428 $7.99
Fluke, Joanne  
Eyes
A car salesman, a womanizing bartender, a beloved minister. Minnesota police can't find a connection between their murders, but that's because what links them can't be seen with the naked eye.  
Novel, 366 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1996 under the pseudonym Chris Hunter)  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 0758291108 / 9780758291103  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034601 $7.99


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