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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Sandford, John  
Lucas Davenport #26: Extreme Prey
The governor is cranking up a presidential campaign, and invites Lucas to join his campaign staff. It's kind of fun, until they find they have a shadow - an armed man intent on killing the governor and anyone who gets in the way.  
Novel, 406 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0399176055 / 9780399176050  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033492 $29.00
Scherm, Rebecca  
Unbecoming
Grace restores bric-a-brac, mends teapots, and resets gems in Paris. She calls herself Julie and says she's from California. In truth, her home is a Tennessee town - where two young men have just been paroled after serving time for a heist that Grace planned.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American
 
Novel, 308 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Penguin - 2015 - ISBN: 0143128310 / 9780143128311  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034027 $16.00
Schumacher, Julie  
Dear Committee Members
Jason Fitger is a professor of creative writing and literature at a small, undistinguished college, endlessly called upon by his students and colleagues to produce letters of recommendations. The results, compiled here, are masterpieces of high dudgeon, low spirits, and passive-aggressive strategies that easily reveal as much (or more) about the writer as about his recommendation subjects.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the Thurber Prize for American Humor
 
Novel, 180 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Anchor - 2015 - ISBN: 0345807332 / 9780345807335  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033984 $14.95
Scott, Cavan  
Sherlock Holmes: The Patchwork Devil
1919: While the world awaits the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Holmes and Watson investigate a severed hand. It belongs to a soldier who supposedly died in the trenches two years earlier - but it's fresh. The mystery puts Holmes on the trail of a descendant of Victor Frankenstein.  
Novel, 296 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 178329714X / 9781783297146  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034577 $14.95
Serong, Jock  
Quota
A small town fisherman has been murdered, and disgraced city lawyer Charlie Jardim is sent to coerce a troubled witness into testifying. But the victim was involved in the illegal abalone trade and the even more illegal drug trade, and witnesses aren't talking.

Awards:
♦  Winner of Australia's 2015 Ned Kelly Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 251 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Text Australia - 2014 - ISBN: 1922147931 / 9781922147936  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033253 $15.95
Sigurdardóttir, Yrsa  
Thora Gudmundsdottir #5: Someone to Watch Over Me
When Jakob, a man with Down's Syndrome, is convicted of burning down his assisted living facility and killing five people, a fellow inmate at the secure psychiatric unit hires Thora to prove Jakob innocent.  
Novel, 328 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250080975 / 9781250080974  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033707 $15.99
Silva, Daniel  
Gabriel Allon #15: The English Spy
An iconic member of the British Royal Family is killed when a bomb explodes on her holiday yacht; British intelligence turns to legendary spy and assassin Gabriel Allon to track down her killer.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 Steel Dagger (best thriller)
 
Novel, 524 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062320149 / 9780062320148  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033594 $9.99
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #23: Signed, Picpus (alternate titles: To Any Lengths / Maigret and the Fortuneteller)
When a fortuneteller is found murdered in her apartment, Maigret must find out not only who committed the crime, but why it was predicted in a note found earlier.  
Novel, 165 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1944)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241188466 / 9780241188460  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033524 $12.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #24: Inspector Cadaver (alternate title: Maigret's Rival)
When a friend's brother-in-law is accused of murder, Maigret heads to the small French town to help. He must face an old enemy, a former cop who seems to be doing everything in his power to obstruct Maigret's investigation.  
Novel, 169 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1944)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241188474 / 9780241188477  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033525 $12.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #25: Felicie (alternate title: Maigret and the Toy Village)
As he investigates an old sailor's murder, Maigret matches wits with Felicie, an adversary as skilled in innuendo and evasion as Maigret is in deduction.  
Novel, 152 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1944)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241188660 / 9780241188668  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033526 $12.00
Slaughter, Karin  
Pretty Girls
Years ago, Claire and Lydia's young sister Julia vanished. The two have not spoken since. Now Claire's husband has been murdered. What could connect the two tragedies? Forming a wary truce, Claire and Lydia look to the past to find the truth, unearthing the secrets that destroyed their family - and uncovering the possibility of redemption, and revenge, where they least expect it.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Thriller Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 573 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062429078 / 9780062429070  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034399 $9.99
Smith, Karen Rose  
Caprice De Luca #5: Silence of the Lamps
When a rival caterer is bludgeoned to death with an antique lamp, Nikki is the #1 suspect. Can Caprice clear her sister's name? Includes recipes.  
Novel, 322 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1617737720 / 9781617737725  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034606 $7.99
Smith, Lachlan  
Leo Maxwell #3: Fox Is Framed
After a judge orders a new trial for Lawrence Maxwell, a prison snitch turns up dead, and Lawrence is the only suspect. Leo teams up with Nina Schuyler to defend Lawrence against murder charges old and new.  
Novel, 244 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Mysterious Press - 2016 - ISBN: 0802125042 / 9780802125040  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034291 $15.00
Smith, S.L.  
Pete Culnane #1: Blinded by the Sight
When a homeless man is found dead near the Mississippi river, veteran St. Paul cop Pete Culane heads the investigation.  
Novel, 265 pages, Trade Paperback, (no indication of edition)  
Sightline - 2011 - ISBN: 0996464018 / 9780996464017  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034018 $14.95
Smith, S.L.  
Pete Culnane #2: Running Scared
While trying to determine if a horrific crash was accidental or deliberate, St. Paul investigators Pete Culnane and Martin Tierney uncover secrets that send more than one person running scared.  
Novel, 225 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Beaver's Pond - 2013 - ISBN: 1592989705 / 9781592989706  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034019 $14.95
Smith, S.L.  
Pete Culnane #3: Murder on a Stick
You can get almost anything on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair. This year, murder is added to the list. As the list of suspects grows, investigators Pete Culnane and Martin Tierney must separate fact from fiction to find the killer.  
Novel, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Sightline - 2014 - ISBN: 0996464077 / 9780996464079  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034020 $14.95
Stewart, Amy  
Constance Kopp #1: Girl Waits with Gun
1914: Constance Kopp towers over most men, and has no interest in marriage or domesticity. When a belligerent factory owner smashes into the Kopp sisters' buggy, her demand that he pay for the damages turns into a war of bricks, bullets, and threats. The sheriff enlists Constance's help in convicting the men responsible.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 410 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Mariner - 2016 - ISBN: 0544800834 / 9780544800830  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034341 $14.95
Stout, Rex - of interest: Goldsborough, Robert  
Nero Wolfe: Stop the Presses!
Archie and Nero are tasked with protecting the most hated columnist in New York City.  
Novel, 240 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road / Mysterious Press - 2016 - ISBN: 1504023579 / 9781504023573  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033306 $14.99
Sundstøl, Vidar  
Minnesota #3: The Ravens
The murder case is now approaching resolution - although not to Lance Hansen's satisfaction. He reluctantly undertakes his own investigation, uncovering troubling connections and grim secrets that will shake him to his core.  
Novel, 283 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
University of Minnesota - 2016 - ISBN: 0816689458 / 9780816689453  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034470 $15.95
Swanson, Denise  
Dime Store #5: Between a Book and a Hard Place
A wealthy benefactor is offering to reopen the town library. When the man is murdered, Dev's runaway mother Yvette is the prime suspect.  
Novel, 272 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451477766 / 9780451477767  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033416 $7.99
Thompson, Victoria  
Gaslight #17: Murder on Amsterdam Avenue
Charles Fairfax has died unexpectedly, but his father believes Charles was poisoned, and would like Sarah and Frank to look into the matter with the utmost discretion. They soon learn that not everyone wants to know more about Fairfax's death, particularly if he was murdered, and find themselves unraveling secrets that reach back to the War Between the States.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 291 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425260488 / 9780425260487  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033438 $7.99
Thomson, Lesley  
Stella Darnell #3: The Detective's Secret
A man has died beneath a late-night train, and Stella Darnell suspects it could have been murder. Now she and Jack Harmon are stirring up the past with questions that no one wants answered - questions leading to an old unsolved case.  
Novel, 406 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Head of Zeus UK - 2015 - ISBN: 1781857717 / 9781781857717  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034305 $14.95
Todd, Charles  
Bess Crawford #7: A Pattern of Lies
1918: An explosion at the Ashton Gunpowder Mill has killed over a hundred workers. When suspicion and rumor lead to the persecution of the Ashton family, Bess follows the only known witness to the Front in France in hopes of learning the truth.  
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062386255 / 9780062386250  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033574 $14.99
Todd, Marilyn  
Swords, Sandals and Sirens
Eleven historical mysteries set in ancient Rome and Greece, many featuring superbitch sleuth Claudia Seferius.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • Bad Day on Mount Olympus
  • Bad Taste
  • Cover Them with Flowers
  • Cupid's Arrow
  • Death at Delphi
  • Girl Talk
  • Honey Moon
  • Stag Night
  • Swan Song
  • The Wings of Isis
  • Trunk Call
  • A Marilyn Todd Checklist
 
Collection, 289 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Trade Edition  
Crippen & Landru - 2015 - ISBN: 1936363119 / 9781936363117  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033979 $19.00
Upson, Nicola  
Josephine Tey #6: London Rain
London, 1937: A BBC radio adaptation of Queen of Scots is part of King George VI's coronation celebration, and playwright Josepine Tey has been invited. She becomes involved in another sort of drama when a venerable newsman is shot to death in his broadcasting booth.  
Novel, 327 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Harper Bourbon Street - 2016 - ISBN: 0062418157 / 9780062418159  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033572 $15.99


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