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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Hollis, Lee  
Hayley Powell #07: Death of a Bacon Heiress
A bacon heiress offers Hayley a writing gig with a juicy paycheck, but Hayley's good fortune fizzles fast when the heiress is found murdered. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 275 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1496702522 / 9781496702524  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034598 $7.99
Hollon, Cheryl  
Webb's Glass Shop #2: Shards of Murder
After she finds the winner of a glass-making competition murdered on the festival grounds, Savannah winds up prime suspect.  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1617737623 / 9781617737626  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034594 $7.99
Holt, Hazel  
Mrs. Malory #21: Mrs. Malory and Death Is a Word
Eva Jackson has returned to the village after the death of her journalist husband. When she decides to compile a book of his unpublished work, a fire breaks out in the garage where his papers are stored. And when Eva meets a suspicious end, Sheila wonders if there's a killer at large.  
Novel, 226 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 1101990635 / 9781101990636  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033450 $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
Joy, David  
Where All Light Tends to Go
Jacob's father runs a meth ring in a hardscrabble North Carolina town, and Jacob has worked for him for years. When Jacob botches a murder, he faces a choice: stay and appease his father, or leave town with the girl he loves. Can Jacob muster the strength to rise above the only life he's ever known?

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American
 
Novel, 258 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0425279790 / 9780425279793  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034558 $16.00
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 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
Lawton, John  
Sweet Sunday
1969: When New York PI Turner Raines discovers that his oldest friend is dead, the trail of his friend's death leads Raines back to Texas, and into the path of people who know about secret goings-on in Vietnam, stories they may now be willing to tell. Lucky for Raines, he's a good listener.  
Novel, 267 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Grove - 2016 - ISBN: 0802124232 / 9780802124234  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034286 $15.00
Lee, Harper  
Go Set a Watchman
1950s: Returning home to Maycomb for a visit, Jean Louise Finch - Scout - struggles with issues both personal and political, involving her father Atticus, society, and the small Alabama town that shaped her.  
Novel, 280 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper Perennial - 2016 - ISBN: 0062409867 / 9780062409867  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034388 $15.99
Leon, Donna  
Guido Brunetti #24: Falling in Love
Back in Venice to sing at La Fenice, Flavia Petrelli is alarmed by excessive gifts from an anonymous fan. When a young singer who caught Flavia's attention is attacked, Commissario Brunetti must find the obsessive fan before anyone else is harmed.  
Novel, 264 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grove - 2016 - ISBN: 0802124879 / 9780802124876  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034285 $16.00
Leonard, Elmore  
Charlie Martz and Other Stories
Fifteen short stories from early in his career.
    Contents
  • Foreword == Peter Leonard
  • One, Horizontal
  • Charlie Martz
  • Siesta in Paloverde
  • Time of Terror
  • A Happy, Lighthearted People
  • Arma Virumque Cano
  • Confession
  • Evenings Away from Home
  • For Something to Do
  • The Italian Cut
  • The Only Good Syrian Foot Soldier Is a Dead One
  • The Line Rider
  • The Trespassers
  • The Bull Ring at Blisston
  • Rebel on the Run
 
Collection, 237 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062364936 / 9780062364937  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033570 $15.99
Lindsay, Douglas  
Barney Thomson #1: The Legend of Barney Thomson (alternate title: The Long Midnight of Barney Thomson)
Barney is an awkward, diffident Glasgow barber. However, there is no life so tedious that it cannot be spiced up by inadvertent murder, a deranged psychopath, and a freezer full of neatly packaged meat.  
Novel, 234 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
Freight UK - 2015 - ISBN: 1910449318 / 9781910449318  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034303 $15.95
Locke, Attica  
Jay Porter #2: Pleasantville
1996: When a volunteer for a mayoral candidate goes missing on Election Night, in a neighborhood for upwardly mobile blacks in Houston, a local - a candidate's nephew - is arrested. Black lawyer Jay Porter reluctantly finds himself serving as a defense attorney in a case that will also put an electoral process on trial, exposing the dark side of power and those determined to keep it.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2015 UK Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger (Best Novel)
 
Novel, 418 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper Perennial - 2016 - ISBN: 0062259342 / 9780062259349  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033575 $15.99
Logan, Kylie (aka Daniels, Casey)  
Ethnic Eats #1: Irish Stewed
Determined to perk up business at her aunt's diner, Laurel plans to feature different ethnic cuisines as specials. But first she'll have to figure out who stabbed a local reporter with the diner's receipt spike.  
Novel, 278 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425274888 / 9780425274880  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033443 $7.99
Logan, Kylie (aka Daniels, Casey)  
Literary Ladies #4: And Then There Were Nuns
B&B owner Bea Cartwright is providing meals for ten nuns on retreat on a nearby island. When the peace of the retreat is shattered by two murders, the Literary Ladies notice eerie parallels to a classic Christie mystery. Can Bea track down the killer?  
Novel, 276 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425282953 / 9780425282953  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033413 $7.99
Ludlum, Robert - of interest: Mills, Kyle  
Covert-One #12: The Patriot Attack
An attack on a Japanese warship brings Japan and China to the brink of war just as Covert-One is trying to recover mysterious material from the wreckage of the Fukushima nuclear reactor.  
Novel, 383 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 Trade PB  
Grand Central - 2016 - ISBN: 1455577642 / 9781455577644  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034048 $9.99


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