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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
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
Fowler, Christopher  
Bryant & May Peculiar Crimes Unit #11: Bryant & May and the Bleeding Heart
A teenager sees a dead man rise from his grave, then is killed in a hit-and-run. Seven ravens housed in the Tower of London vanish without a trace - and legend has it that when the ravens leave, the city will fall. London's wiliest and oldest detectives, Arthur Bryant and John May of the Peculiar Crimes Unit, must figure out how these seemingly unrelated mysteries fit together as they begin an investigation that finds them congronting a group of modern-day body snatchers and exploring the corridors of an eerie funeral parlor.  
Novel, 383 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Bantam UK - 2015 - ISBN: 0857502344 / 9780857502346  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033451 $15.99
Goddard, Robert  
Sea Change
1721: London is reeling from the effects of an enormous financial scandal. To discharge his debts, mapmaker William Spandrel agrees to convey a secret package to Amsterdam, only to find he has become a pawn in a very dangerous game.  
Novel, 465 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Mysterious Press - 2016 - ISBN: 0802124771 / 9780802124777  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034284 $16.00
Golemon, David L.  
Event Group #10: The Mountain
When a mission to find the remnants of Noah's Ark runs into trouble, it's up to Major Jack Collins and his team to rescue them from forces that will kill to keep the artifacts in Turkey.  
Novel, 585 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250057655 / 9781250057655  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033745 $8.99
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow #099: Mardi Gras Mystery / City of Fear
Mardi Gras Mystery: The Shadow must assume a variety of identities to solve a puzzling mystery arising from carnival festivities.

City of Fear: The Dark Avenger must unmask a master of disguise who can impersonate anyone.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1935 / 1940)  
Sanctum Books - 2015 - ISBN: 1608771970 / 9781608771974  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033973 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore / Elliott, Bruce)  
Shadow #100: The Death Triangle / The Crimson Death / The Seven Deadly Arts
The Death Triangle: The Master of Darkness must unmask a murderous mastermind.

The Crimson Death: A dizzy dance of murder draws The Shadow into its deadly arms.

The Seven Deadly Arts: A mysterious cult resurrects an ancient curse.  
Omnibus, 160 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1933 / 1941 / 1946)  
Sanctum Books - 2015 - ISBN: 1608771903 / 9781608771905  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033974 $15.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow #101: Gangdom's Doom / The Golden Grotto
Gangdom's Doom: The Shadow rushes to Chicago to avenge an agent's death.

The Golden Grotto: Piracy on the high seas lures the Dark Avenger into a deadly confrontation.  
Omnibus, 143 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1931 / 1933)  
Sanctum Books - 2015 - ISBN: 160877192X / 9781608771929  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033975 $15.95
Hamilton, Glen Erik  
Van Shaw #1: Past Crimes
Van Shaw was raised to be a thief, but broke all ties to that life and joined the military. Now he's been summoned home by his grandfather, only to find the old man shot through the head. To find the killer, Van plunges back into the underworld.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author
♦  Winner of the 2016 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Nero Award
 
Novel, 418 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062344560 / 9780062344564  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033593 $9.99
Hardisty, Paul E.  
Clay Straker #2: The Evolution of Fear
Clay is wanted by the CIA for acts of terrorism he didn't commit, his best friend has just been murdered, and the woman he loves has disappeared. Tracking her to Cyprus, he is drawn into a violent struggle between Russian mobsters, Greek Cypriot extremists, and Turkish developers.  
Novel, 389 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Orenda UK - 2016 - ISBN: 1910633240 / 9781910633243  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034306 $14.95
Hargla, Indrek  
Apothecary Melchior #1: Apothecary Melchior and the Mystery of St. Olaf's Church
15th century CE: Tallinn, at the edge of the Christian world, is a town of foreign merchants and engineers. When a murder occurs at the castle, Melchior, respected for his arcane knowledge and scientific curiosity, is called in to help find the killer.  
Novel, 285 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st UK Edition  
Peter Owen UK - 2016 - ISBN: 0720618444 / 9780720618440  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032932 $16.95
Harris, C.S.  
Sebastian St. Cyr #10: Who Buries the Dead
London, 1813: The vicious decapitation of a wealthy, socially ambitious plantation owner draws Sebastian St. Cyr into a macabre and increasingly perilous investigation. Inquiries take Sebastian and his wife Hero from the back alleys of Fish Street Hill to the ballrooms of Mayfair, with suspects ranging from an eccentric Chelsea curiosity collector to the brother of brilliantly observant spinster Jane Austen.  
Novel, 360 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451418123 / 9780451418128  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033417 $7.99
Harris, Sherry  
Sarah Winston #3: All Murders Final!
When one of her virtual garage sale clients is murdered, Sarah turns to her police chief ex for help solving the crime.  
Novel, 338 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1617730211 / 9781617730214  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034607 $7.99
Hearon, Leigh  
Carson Stables #1: Reining in Murder
After rehabilitating an injured thoroughbred she rescued from a road accident, horse trainer Annie Carson delivers the animal to its owner, only to discover the woman has been murdered.  
Novel, 342 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1496700333 / 9781496700339  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034599 $7.99
Houston, Victoria  
Loon Lake #01: Dead Angler
Lew Ferris is the new chief of police in Loon Lake, Wisconsin, and a fly-fishing wonder. When she and her fishing student Doc Osborne find a body floating in the moonlight, she enlists Doc and his buddy Ray to help her investigate.  
Novel, 265 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
Tyrus - 2014 - ISBN: 144058219X / 9781440582196  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034021 $16.99
Japp, Andrea  
Lady Agnes #3 / #4: The Lady Agnes Mystery Volume 2: The Divine Blood / Combat of Shadows
Normandy, 1304 CE: Agnes de Souarcy has survived the Inquisition, but remains the focus of an ancient quest, with many hidden enemies. 'Five women, in the centre the sixth' is the enigmatic prophecy of her destiny, but will she choose to fulfill that role?  
Omnibus, 623 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus  
Gallic - 2015 - ISBN: 1910477176 / 9781910477175  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032968 $18.95
Jennings, Maureen  
Tom Tyler #3: No Known Grave
Summer, 1942: At a Shropshire convalescent hospital, staffed by Anglican nuns devoted to helping victims of war, DI Tom Tyler investigates a horrifying double murder.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for Canada's 2015 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 341 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2014)  
McClelland & Stewart - 2016 - ISBN: 0771043465 / 9780771043468  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034574 $17.95
Johnson, Craig  
Walt Longmire #12: Dry Bones
After the largest, most complete fossil of a Tyrannosaurus rex ever found is discovered in Absaroka County, the Cheyenne rancher who claims it is found face down in a turtle pond. As a number of parties dispute the ownership of the priceless remains, including the family of dead rancher Danny Lone Elk, the Cheyenne tribe, Wyoming's Deputy Attorney General, and a cadre of FBI men, sheriff Walt Longmire recruits Vic Moretti, Henry Standing Bear, and Dog to investigate a sixty-six-million year-old cold case that's heating up fast.  
Novel, 306 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0143108182 / 9780143108184  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033518 $16.00
Jonasson, Jonas  
Hitman Anders and the Meaning of It All
In a brothel turned low-rent hotel, a fired female priest, a receptionist, and a murderer just out of prison form an unusual new business, quickly building a clientele of rich Swedish gangsters. Things take an unexpected turn when the killer finds Jesus.  
Novel, 298 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Ecco - 2016 - ISBN: 0062458175 / 9780062458179  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033577 $15.99
Jones, Peter  
Veni, Vidi, Vici
A look at the ancient Romans, covering each major period and aspect of the Roman world.  
Nonfiction, 400 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
Atlantic UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1782393900 / 9781782393900  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034311 $14.95
Kerr, Philip  
Bernie Gunther #10: The Lady from Zagreb
A beautiful actress, a rising star of the giant German film company UFA, now controlled by the Propaganda Ministry. The clever, dangerous Propaganda Minister, ambitious schemer, and flagrant libertine. And Bernie Gunther, forced to do favors for Joseph Goebbels at the Propaganda Minister's command. Set down amid the killing fields of Ustashe-controlled Croatia, Bernie finds himself in a world of mindless brutality where everyone has a hidden agenda.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 420 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 1101982519 / 9781101982518  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033508 $16.00
Kiely, Tracy  
Nic & Nigel #2: Killer Cocktail
When Nic and Nigel attend an Academy Awards afterparty, they discover behind the scenes footage from a film known for backstage love triangles and the tragic death of its star. Includes cocktail recipes.  
Novel, 229 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2016 - ISBN: 0738745235 / 9780738745237  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034438 $14.99
King, Stephen  
Bill Hodges #2: Finders Keepers
Young Pete Saubers has found a treasure trove: cash and notebooks stolen from iconic author John Rothstein, who was murdered years ago. It's up to Bill Hodges, Holly Gibney, and Jerome Robinson to rescue Pete and his family from Rothstein's deranged and vengeful killer.  
Novel, 525 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 1501100122 / 9781501100123  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034204 $9.99
Knoll, Jessica  
Luckiest Girl Alive
With a glamorous job, expensive wardrobe, and handsome blueblood fiance, Ani is close to the perfect life she's worked so hard to achieve. But something buried in her past still haunts her. Will breaking her silence destroy everything she's worked for - or will it at long last set her free?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2016 - ISBN: 1476789649 / 9781476789644  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034312 $15.99
Lansdale, Joe R.  
Hap & Leonard: Hap and Leonard
All the short stories and tall tales about crime-fighting duo Hap Collins, a liberal good ol' boy, and Leonard Pine, a conservative gay black Vietnam veteran.
    Contents
  • An Appreciation of Joe R. Lansdale == Michael Koryta
  • Hyenas
  • Veil's Visit == written with Andrew Vachss
  • Death by Chili
  • Dead Aim
  • The Boy Who Became Invisible
  • Not Our Kind
  • Bent Twig
  • Joe R. Lansdale Interviews Hap Collins and Leonard Pine
  • The Care and Feeding and Raising Up of Hap and Leonard
 
Collection, 230 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tachyon - 2016 - ISBN: 1616961910 / 9781616961916  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034282 $15.95
Larson, Nathan (editor) / Edenborg, Carl-Michael (editor)  
Stockholm Noir
Thirteen original crime stories.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Part I: Crime & Punishment
  • Stairway from Heaven == Åke Edwardson
  • Still in Kallhäll == Johan Theorin
  • The Smugglers == Martin Holmén
  • The Splendors and Miseries of a Swedish Crime Writer == Malte Persson
  • Horse == Anna-Karin Selberg
    Part II: Fear & Darkness
  • From the Remains == Inger Edelfeldt
  • Northbound == Lina Wolff
  • Kim == Torbjörn Elensky
  • Black Ice == Inger Frimansson
    Part III: The Brutality of Beasts
  • The Wahlberg Disease == Carl Johan De Geer
  • Nineteen Pieces == Carl-Michael Edenborg
  • Death Star == Unni Drougge
  • 10/09/03 == Nathan Larson
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 250 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2016 - ISBN: 1617752975 / 9781617752971  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New032955 $15.95


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