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Mystery Scene #142
Women crime writers of the 1940s and 1950s; gifts for mystery lovers; Foyle's War; reviews; more.  
Magazine, 68 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2015 - ISBN: mystscene142  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033968 $7.50
Aaronovitch, Ben (writer) / Cartmel, Andrew (writer) / Sullivan, Lee (artist) / Guerrero, Luis (artist)  
Rivers of London GN #1: Body Work
Full color. New story taking place between novels 4 and 5. The Folly investigates when cars begin taking on lives of their own and killing innocent folk.

Recommended by Elizabeth: More fun with Peter and the gang, to help you while away the days until the next novel arrives.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 178276187X / 9781782761877  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034557 $16.99
Albert, Susan Wittig  
China Bayles #23: Bittersweet
When her mother's ranch assistant is killed in a car crash and the local veterinarian is shot during a burglary at his clinic, China teams up with game warden Mack Chambers to investigate. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 295 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 042525531X / 9780425255315  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033419 $7.99
Arango, Sascha  
The Truth and Other Lies
Only Henry Hayden and his wife know that she is the writer of the novels that made him famous. When Henry's mistress gets pregnant, Henry's solution becomes his most terrible mistake. Now the police are after him, and the past he has painstakingly kept hidden threatens to catch up with him as well.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 International Dagger
 
Novel, 241 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Washington Square - 2016 - ISBN: 1476795568 / 9781476795560  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034213 $16.00
Atherton, Nancy  
Aunt Dimity #20: Aunt Dimity and the Summer King
Is a developer planning to turn the cozy village of Finch into an enclave of overpriced weekend homes? Lori will need Aunt Dimity's otherworldly help to save her beloved village.  
Novel, 228 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0143108107 / 9780143108108  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033517 $14.00
Balliett, Blue  
Petra & Calder #4: Pieces and Players
Ages 8 and up. When thirteen extremely valuable pieces of art are stolen from a museum, Calder, Petra, and Tommy are matched with two new sleuths, Zoomy and Early, to investigate. Drawn into the case by the mysterious Mrs. Sharpe, they find she's behaving suspiciously. Plus there's a ghost mingling with the guards, a cat acting like a spy, and bystanders in blue jackets who keep popping up.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Children's/ Young Adult
 
Novel, 303 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Scholastic - 2016 - ISBN: 0545299918 / 9780545299916  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034449 $7.99
Beaton, M.C.  
Hamish Macbeth #31: Death of a Liar
When a woman falsely reports being attacked, then winds up dead, Sergeant Macbeth must sort through all of her lies to solve the crime.  
Novel, 273 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grand Central - 2016 - ISBN: 1455504777 / 9781455504770  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033281 $7.99
Bentley, Phyllis  
Chain of Witnesses: The Cases of Miss Phipps
Lost Classics Volume 36. Sixteen mystery stories featuring sleuthing mystery novelist Miss Phipps.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • Author in Search of a Character
  • The Crooked Figures
  • The Significant Letter
  • The Incongruous Action
  • The Spirit of the Place
  • Chain of Witnesses
  • A Telegram for Miss Phipps
  • Miss Phipps Goes to School
  • A Midsummer Night's Crime
  • Miss Phipps Improvises
  • Message in a Bottle
  • Miss Phipps Discovers America
  • Miss Phipps Goes to the Hairdresser
  • Miss Phipps and the Nest of Illusion
  • Miss Phipps Exercises Her Metier
  • Miss Phipps on the Telephone
  • A Checklist of the Miss Phipps Stories
 
Collection, 286 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Crippen & Landru - 2015 - ISBN: 1936363089 / 9781936363087  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New031209 $19.00
Berkeley, Anthony  
The Avenging Chance and Other Mysteries from Roger Sheringham's Casebook
Nine mystery stories (one recently discovered) featuring Roger Sheringham and Chief Inspector Moresby.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • Concerning Roger Sheringham
  • The Avenging Chance
  • Perfect Alibi
  • The Mystery of Horne's Copse
  • Unsound Mind
  • White Butterfly
  • The Wrong Jar
  • Double Bluff
  • 'Mr. Bearstowe Says . . . '
  • Discovery
  • A Lost Story about Roger Sheringham
 
Collection, 194 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus  
Crippen & Landru - 2015 - ISBN: 1936363046 / 9781936363049  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033980 $19.00
Bivald, Katarina  
The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend
Sara, a young Swede, and Amy, a middle-aged Iowan, have spent years exchanging books, letters, and thoughts on the meaning of literature and life. When the bookshop she works at closes, Sara decides to visit Amy at last, arriving in Broken Wheel, Iowa, only to discover that Amy has died. To honor her, Sara decides to set up the perfect bookshop in Broken Wheel, with all the books she and Amy shared. And then she watches as the townsfolk are, one by one, transformed in unexpected ways.  
Novel, 388 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
Sourcebooks Landmark - 2016 - ISBN: 149262344X / 9781492623441  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034469 $16.99
Black, Cara  
Aimee Leduc #01: Murder in the Marais
Parisian PI Aimee Leduc handles a top-secret decoding job for an old Jewish woman, but when she goes to drop off her findings at her client's house in the historic Jewish quarter, she finds the woman strangled to death, a swastika carved on her forehead. With the help of her partner Rene, Aimee sets out to solve this horrendous crime, but finds herself in an increasingly dangerous web of ancient secrets and buried war crimes.  
Novel, 354 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1999)  
Soho Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 1616957301 / 9781616957308  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034552 $9.99
Black, Cara  
Aimee Leduc #15: Murder on the Champ de Mars
Paris, 1998: Aimee has her hands full, but when a poor Romani boy insists that his dying mother has an important secret to tell her, something to do with the unsolved murder of Aimee's father, how can she say no?  
Novel, 307 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Soho Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 1616956240 / 9781616956240  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034550 $15.95
Blake, Heather (aka Webber, Heather)  
Wishcraft #6: Gone with the Witch
The organizer of the Pawsitively Enchanted pet contest thinks someone is sabotaging the event, and hires Darcy to keep an eye on things. When her lead suspect is found dead and someone starts snatching up pets, can Darcy find the culprit?  
Novel, 320 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 1101990112 / 9781101990117  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033447 $7.99
Box, C.J.  
Joe Pickett #15: Endangered
When his eighteen-year-old ward April turns up in a ditch, beaten nearly to death, Joe goes after Dallas Cates.  
Novel, 398 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0425280152 / 9780425280157  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033406 $9.99
Brown, Rita Mae / Brown, Sneaky Pie  
Mrs. Murphy #23: Tail Gait
When a beloved history professor is gunned down on the golf course in broad daylight, Harry and her furry cohorts begin nosing into the case.  
Novel, 376 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Bantam - 2016 - ISBN: 055339245X / 9780553392456  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034585 $7.99
Bude, John  
William Meredith #16: Death on the Riviera
When a counterfeit currency racket comes to light on the French Riviera, DI William Meredith is dispatched from London to investigate.  
Novel, 242 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1952)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2016 - ISBN: 1464205698 / 9781464205699  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033315 $12.95
Burke, James Lee  
Robicheaux #09: Cadillac Jukebox
Aaron Crown comes from a long line of shady Cajuns, rumored to have Klan ties, so his arrest for the murder of a black civil rights leader is no surprise. But when the man who worked hardest to put Crown away ascends to the governor's mansion, detective Dave Robicheaux begins to suspect that Aaron may be innocent.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' 1996 Gold Dagger
 
Novel, 402 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1996)  
Pocket - 2016 - ISBN: 1501122126 / 9781501122125  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034215 $9.99
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.  
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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.  
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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
McAlpine, Gordon  
Woman with a Blue Pencil
On the eve of Pearl Harbor, Sam Sumida was a Japanese-American academic, thrust into the role of amateur PI by his wife's death. Now he is discovering that all signs of his existence have been erased. Unaware that he is a discarded fictional creation, he resumes his investigation. Interspersed are chapters from a spy novel featuring a Korean-American PI with anti-Japanese attitudes, the commercially viable character for whom Sumida has been excised. Behind it all is an ambitious young Nisei author, who has made the changes his editor demanded despite being relocated to an internment camp with his family.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original
 
Novel, 189 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Seventh Street - 2015 - ISBN: 1633880885 / 9781633880887  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034028 $13.95
McDermott, Andy  
Wilde & Chase #11: The Revelation Code
After Eddie and Nina are kidnapped, Nina learns her captor has plans for her archaeological skills - hunting down a series of ancient stone figures that he believes will reveal all of God's secrets to him.  
Novel, 463 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Dell - 2016 - ISBN: 1101965290 / 9781101965290  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034583 $9.99
McKinty, Adrian  
Troubles #5: Rain Dogs
Belfast, 1987: When journalist Lily Bigelow is found dead, it looks like suicide. But a few things bother detective Sean Duffy enough to keep the case file open, which is how he finds out that she was investigating corruption and abuse at the highest levels. Who killed her? And what were they trying to hide?

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 Steel Dagger (best thriller)
♦  Finalist for Australia's 2016 Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original
 
Novel, 328 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Seventh Street - 2016 - ISBN: 163388130X / 9781633881303  
Book Condition: New.  
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Nguyen, Viet Thanh  
The Sympathizer
Saigon, 1975: A general and his trusted captain determine who will be aboard the last flights out of the country. As the general and his compatriots begin new lives in Los Angeles, the captain - a communist operative - observes them and sends coded messages to an old friend in the communist administration. Under suspicion, the captain contemplates terrible acts to remain undetected. And when he falls in love, he finds his ideals clash with his loyalties to those close to him.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American
♦  Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction
 
Novel, 382 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grove - 2016 - ISBN: 0802124941 / 9780802124944  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034290 $16.00
Oliver, Lauren / Chester, H.C.  
Curiosity House #1: The Shrunken Head
Ages 8 and up. When the Amazonian shrunken head is stolen from Dumfrey's Dime Museum, orphans Philippa, Sam, Thomas, and Max are determined to get it back. Their search leads them to a series of murders and an explosive secret about their pasts.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery
 
Novel, 362 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062270826 / 9780062270825  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034423 $6.99
Parker, Robert B. - of interest: Atkins, Ace  
Spenser #44: Kickback
Judge Joe Scali is leading a 'zero tolerance for minors' movement. But a woman whose son is doing time for setting up a prank Twitter account isn't buying Scali's line. She hires Spenser to find the truth behind the draconian sentencing.  
Novel, 380 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0425278875 / 9780425278871  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033436 $9.99
Perry, Anne  
Thomas Pitt #30: The Angel Court Affair
Thomas Pitt thinks playing bodyguard to Sofia Delacruz, a controversial British preacher who has been living in Spain, is a waste of Special Branch's time. But when the woman is kidnapped, and two of her companions are murdered, Pitt learns that the message the woman was meant to deliver was far more urgent than he knew.  
Novel, 273 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Ballantine - 2016 - ISBN: 0553391372 / 9780553391374  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034565 $16.00
Quinn, Spencer (aka Abrahams, Peter)  
Bowser & Birdie #1: Woof
Ages 8 and up. When her grammy's stuffed prize marlin is stolen, and a rumor springs up that it's linked to a missing treasure, young Birdie and her dog Bowser start digging into the mystery. There is danger brewing in the Louisiana swamp - Bowser can smell it. Bowser is a very handsome and only slightly slobbery dog, and he can smell lots of things. Like bacon. And rawhide chews! And the sweat on humans when they're lying. And when danger comes straight for Birdie, Bowser knows it's up to him to sic 'em.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Children's/ Young Adult
 
Novel, 293 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Scholastic - 2016 - ISBN: 0545643325 / 9780545643320  
Book Condition: New.  
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Quinn, Spencer (aka Abrahams, Peter)  
Bowser & Birdie #2: Arf
Ages 8 and up. Bowser has questions. Why is Birdie looking worried? Who broke into their house? Why is the new girl in town digging into the mystery of what happened to Birdie's dad, a policeman killed in the line of duty? Bowser better keep his ears perked and his paws ready, because a cold case is heating up.  
Novel, 293 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Scholastic - 2016 - ISBN: 0545643341 / 9780545643344  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
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Reilly, Linda  
Deep Fried #2: Out of the Dying Pan
When the nasty owner of a neighboring boutique is found strangled with Talia's scarf, Talia needs to clear her name. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425274144 / 9780425274149  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033411 $7.99
Ridpath, Michael  
Conrad de Lancey #2: Shadows of War
October, 1939: There are those who believe the war no one wants to fight should be brought to a swift conclusion, even if it means treachery. The British Secret Service wants Conrad de Lancey to make contact with a group of German officers they believe are plotting a coup. But this is the shadow war, and the shadows are multiplying. And it's not only disaffected Germans who are prepared to betray their country to save it.  
Novel, 428 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Head of Zeus UK - 2015 - ISBN: 1781853339 / 9781781853337  
Book Condition: New.  
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Ross, Barbara  
Maine Clambake #4: Fogged Inn
When a dead body is discovered in the diner's walk-in refrigerator, can Julia Snowden figure out who ordered up a side of murder? Includes recipes.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
 
Novel, 309 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1496700376 / 9781496700377  
Book Condition: New.  
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Sandford, John  
Lucas Davenport #25: Gathering Prey
The Travelers move from city to city, panhandling, committing no crimes. Davenport's daughter Letty has befriended one, and when the woman calls, to say she's hiding out in North Dakota, and that someone is killing her friends, Lucas volunteers to go with Letty to get her.  
Novel, 423 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 0425278859 / 9780425278857  
Book Condition: New.  
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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
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
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.  
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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.  
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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.  
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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.  
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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, 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
Vaught, Susan  
Footer Davis Probably Is Crazy
Ages 10 and up. What happened to the kids at the Abrams farm? There was a fire there a few nights ago, and the kids haven't been seen since. What Footer and her best friend Peavine want to know is, who started the fire?

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery
 
Novel, 229 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2016 - ISBN: 1481422774 / 9781481422772  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034231 $7.99
Walker, Martin  
Bruno #07: The Children Return (UK title: Children of War)
Sami, an autistic young man assumed lost to Islamic extremism, returns home to St. Denis. Abducted to Afghanistan and exploited for his technological genius, Sami also used his skills to gather a trove of al-Qaeda intel. Now domestic jihadists aim to silence Sami, even as an international tribunal descends to process Sami's case.  
Novel, 315 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Vintage - 2016 - ISBN: 0804173427 / 9780804173421  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034571 $16.00
Wallace, Auralee  
Otter Lake #1: Skinny Dipping with Murder
When Erica was a teen, she fell prey to an embarrassing practical joke, but it wasn't like anyone got killed - until now. The pranksters are starting to turn up dead, and Erica's recent return to town makes her a prime suspect. Can she dig up the truth?  
Novel, 305 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 125007777X / 9781250077776  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033742 $7.99
Webb, Holly  
Maisie Hitchens #2: The Case of the Vanishing Emerald
Ages 7 and up. When actress Sarah Massey loses the emerald necklace her boyfriend gave her, will Maisie and her dog Eddie be able help find it?  
Novel, 169 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 0544668510 / 9780544668515  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034347 $5.99
Wilde, Darcie (aka Zettel, Sarah)  
Rosalind Thorne #1: A Useful Woman
The influential women of Regency London society have learned they can rely on Rosalind Thorne's wit and discretion. When an aristocratic wastrel is found dead in Almack's ballroom, Rosalind must use her skills and connections to uncover the killer.  
Novel, 357 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425282376 / 9780425282373  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033520 $15.00
Wilson, Laura  
Ted Stratton #4: A Willing Victim
1956: Inspector Stratton ponders a world in turmoil as he investigates the murder of a young man who had recently left a New Age cult in Suffolk.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2012 UK Crime Writers' Association Historical Dagger
 
Novel, 415 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Felony & Mayhem - 2016 - ISBN: 1631940694 / 9781631940699  
Book Condition: New.  
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Winspear, Jacqueline  
Maisie Dobbs #02: Birds of a Feather
London, 1930: Private detective Maisie Dobbs has been hired to find a runaway heiress. The case becomes increasingly complicated when three of the woman's friends are found dead.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2004 Agatha Award for Best Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2005 Bruce Alexander Award for Best Historical Mystery
 
Novel, 304 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2004)  
Soho Crime - 2015 - ISBN: 1616956321 / 9781616956325  
Book Condition: New.  
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Winspear, Jacqueline  
Maisie Dobbs #11: A Dangerous Place
1937: Her stepmother has summoned Maisie home to England, but en route from India she realizes she isn't ready, and disembarks in Gibraltar. When a member of the Sephardic Jewish community is murdered, Maisie becomes entangled in the case.  
Novel, 305 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper Perennial - 2016 - ISBN: 006222056X / 9780062220561  
Book Condition: New.  
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Yu, Ovidia  
Aunty Lee #3: Aunty Lee's Chilled Revenge
Sleuthing restaurateur Aunty Lee investigates a pair of murders connected to an animal rescue society that her friend and business partner Cherril used to be involved with.  
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062416499 / 9780062416490  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033573 $14.99


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