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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 113
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
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
Lippman, Laura  
Tess Monaghan #03: Butchers Hill
Five years ago, Luther Beale shot a boy for vandalizing his car. Now out of prison, Luther says he wants to make amends to the kids who witnessed his crime, and hires PI Tess Monaghan to find them. But as she investigates, the witnesses start dying.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 1998 Agatha Award for Best Novel
♦  Winner of the 1998 Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original
♦  Finalist for the 1999 Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original
♦  Finalist for the 1999 Shamus Award for Best Paperback Original
 
Novel, 340 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1998)  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062400622 / 9780062400628  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034016 $14.99
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
Lynch, Jack  
You Could Look It Up
An exploration of reference books through time and across cultures, from the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi to Wikipedia.  
Nonfiction, 453 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Bloomsbury - 2016 - ISBN: 080277752X / 9780802777522  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033676 $30.00
MacBride, Stuart  
Logan McRae #09: The Missing and the Dead
Acting DI Logan McRae's latest posting is a 'development opportunity' in rural Aberdeenshire, catching drug dealers, shoplifters, vandals, and the occasional escaped farm animal. Then a girl's body washes up just outside the sleepy town, bringing the Major Investigation Team from Aberdeen. As his old colleagues stomp around the countryside, Logan gets dragged into the investigation.  
Novel, 611 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2015 - ISBN: 0008144907 / 9780008144906  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033568 $15.99
Macmillan, Gilly  
What She Knew
Rachel is walking in a Bristol park on a Sunday afternoon. As always, her son Ben runs on ahead of her. Rachel has no reason to worry - until Ben vanishes.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Thriller Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 467 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062413864 / 9780062413864  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034029 $15.99
Maron, Margaret  
Deborah Knott #20: Long Upon the Land
When Judge Deborah Knott's father Kezzie finds a dead man on a remote corner of his farm, the investigation uncovers long-simmering hostility between the two men. After the local newspaper implies her family might be involved in the killing, and that her deputy husband is dragging his feet on the case, Deborah sets out to find answers.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
 
Novel, 270 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grand Central - 2016 - ISBN: 1455545317 / 9781455545315  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033282 $7.99
Marsh, Ngaio  
Collected Short Mysteries (alternate titles: The Collected Short Fiction / Alleyn and Others)
Reprints eight short stories (three featuring Inspector Alleyn), a telescript, and two essays by Marsh (one about Alleyn, one about Troy).
    Contents
  • Introduction == Douglas G. Greene
    Essays
  • Roderick Alleyn
  • Portrait of Troy
    The Short Cases of Roderick Alleyn
  • Death on the Air
  • I Can Find My Way Out
  • Chapter and Verse: The Little Copplestone Mystery
    Other Stories
  • The Hand in the Sand
  • The cupid Mirror
  • A Fool About Money
  • Morepork
  • The Figure Quoted
    A Telescript
  • Evil Liver
  • Comments: The Case with Five Solutions
 
Collection, 236 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1989)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2016 - ISBN: 1631940643 / 9781631940644  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031414 $14.95
Massey, Jeremy  
The Last Four Days of Paddy Buckley
One night, undertaker Paddy Buckley hits a pedestrian crossing the street. When he discovers it's the brother of a Dublin mobster - dead - Paddy drives away. Next day, Paddy finds himself assigned to oversee the funeral arrangements. When events go awry, he is plunged into an unexpected eddy of intrigue, deceit, and treachery.  
Novel, 285 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Riverhead - 2016 - ISBN: 1101983388 / 9781101983386  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033519 $16.00
Masterman, Becky  
Brigid Quinn #2: Fear the Darkness
Retired FBI agent Brigid Quinn agrees to help a local couple by investigating the death of their son. When dangerous things start to happen, she begins to wonder if she can trust anyone.  
Novel, 322 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250073936 / 9781250073938  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033713 $15.99
Mathews, Francine (aka Barron, Stephanie)  
Too Bad to Die
1943: When Hitler's top assassin infiltrates the Tehran Conference, where Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Josef Stalin are finalizing plans for the D-Day invasion, British intelligence officer Ian Fleming goes undercover to stop the killer.  
Novel, 345 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Riverhead - 2016 - ISBN: 1101983361 / 9781101983362  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033510 $16.00
Maxwell, Edith (aka Day, Maddie)  
Local Foods #3: Farmed and Dangerous
Cam investigates when a cantankerous resident at the local assisted living facility dies after eating some of Cam's produce. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 307 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 0758284683 / 9780758284686  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034605 $7.99
Maxwell, Edith (aka Day, Maddie)  
Quaker Midwife #1: Delivering the Truth
Massachusetts, 1888: Rose Carroll hears secrets and keeps confidences as she attends rich and poor births alike. When arson threatens the town's carriage factory, and a factory owner's son is killed with Rose's knitting needle, she is drawn into investigating.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Agatha Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 294 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2016 - ISBN: 0738747521 / 9780738747521  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033935 $14.99
May, Peter  
Enzo Files #1: Extraordinary People (alternate title: Dry Bones)
Brilliant teacher Jacques Gaillard vanished ten years ago. Can forensics expert Enzo Macleod figure out what happened by applying new science to the old case? The mystery leads deep into the Paris catacombs, where he unearths disturbing clues deliberately left behind by a killer.  
Novel, 369 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2006)  
Quercus - 2016 - ISBN: 1681443651 / 9781681443652  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034434 $14.99
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #07: The Ragman's Memory
Joe Gunther deals with an unexplained death, a grisly murder, and a disappearance, all seemingly connected to a web of municipal corruption, blackmail, and industrial espionage. A shell-shocked World War II veteran may hold the key to it all, if Joe can get him to talk.  
Novel, 312 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1996)  
AMPress - 2007 - ISBN: 0979812267 / 9780979812262  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033985 $14.95
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #08: Bellows Falls
Seconded to a small-town police department, Joe Gunther delves deep into a world of deceit, domestic violence, corrupt cops, drugs, and murder.  
Novel, 232 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1997)  
AMPress - 2007 - ISBN: 0979812275 / 9780979812279  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033986 $14.95
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #09: The Disposable Man
Gunther figures a garroted body with bad dental work and Cyrillic tattoos for a Russian mob killing, until the CIA invites him to DC for some friendly 'assistance' with his case.  
Novel, 225 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1998)  
AMPress - 2007 - ISBN: 0979812283 / 9780979812286  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033987 $14.95
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #10: Occam's Razor
The body looks like an unfortunate John Doe, with head and hands obliterated by the train, but Joe Gunther suspects there's more to the case.  
Novel, 306 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
AMPress - 2007 - ISBN: 0979812291 / 9780979812293  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033988 $14.95
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #11: The Marble Mask
When a body is found in a crevasse on Mt. Mansfield, Joe Gunther, head of the newly formed Vermont Bureau of Investigation, and his team discover the corpse is a big-time Canadian crime boss who disappeared after World War II.  
Novel, 254 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
AMPress - 2007 - ISBN: 0979861306 / 9780979861307  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033989 $14.95
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #12: Tucker Peak
Condo burglaries at a luxurious ski resort have Lieutenant Joe Gunther and his VBI team digging for clues; they discover their top suspect has gone missing and his girlfriend has been murdered.  
Novel, 246 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2001)  
AMPress - 2007 - ISBN: 0979861314 / 9780979861314  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033990 $14.95
Mayor, Archer  
Joe Gunther #13: The Sniper's Wife
Joe's colleague Willy heads to New York City to identify his ex-wife's body. The police think she overdosed, but Willy has doubts. His search for answers leads back to his past in Vietnam.  
Novel, 312 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2002)  
AMPress - 2007 - ISBN: 0985427604 / 9780985427603  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033991 $14.95


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