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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Alexander, Ellie (aka Dyer-Seeley, Kate)  
Bakeshop #4: Caught Bread Handed
Jules delivers a batch of bread to a new restaurant in town, only to find that the owner has been murdered. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 295 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250088038 / 9781250088031  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034747 $7.99
Alexander, Tasha  
Lady Emily #10: The Adventuress
The Duke of Bainbridge's engagement party on the French Riviera is cut short when one of his oldest friends is found poisoned in the Duke's hotel suite, raising the question of who the intended victim was. While Lady Emily puts the pieces of this puzzle together, odd incidents begin to plague both her and the Duke.  
Novel, 288 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250092094 / 9781250092090  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034824 $15.99
Alfieri, Annamaria  
Vera & Tolliver #1: Strange Gods
Kenya, 1911: Vera McIntosh, a Scottish missionary's daughter, and colonial police officer Justin Tolliver investigate when Vera's rakish uncle is murdered.  
Novel, 221 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Felony & Mayhem - 2016 - ISBN: 1631940953 / 9781631940958  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034688 $14.00
Allen, Nancy  
Ozarks #3: The Wages of Sin
A pregnant woman has been killed, the only witness her young daughter. Prosecutor Elsie Arnold is ready to deliver justice, but she's in for more than she bargained for when she argues for a death sentence.  
Novel, 307 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 006243876X / 9780062438768  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034991 $11.99
Andrews, Donna  
Meg Langslow #19: Lord of the Wings
The mayor has turned Caerphilly into Spooky City, USA. After the Haunted House burns down, Meg reluctantly volunteers her house as the replacement, but when a real body mars the town's creepy fun, it's up to Meg to save Halloween.

Awards:
♦  Winner for the 2016 Lefty Award for Best Humorous Mystery
 
Novel, 307 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250049601 / 9781250049605  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034748 $7.99
Ardai, Charles  
The Nice Guys
Novelization of the film. 1970s Los Angeles: A down on his luck PI and a hired enforcer must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star.  
Novel, 288 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Hard Case Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 1785652575 / 9781785652578  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035246 $7.99
Arnason, Eleanor  
Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens
A dozen Hwarhath tales, written after they learned enough about humanity to realize how similar (and how different) we are, with commentary by their translator.
    Contents
  • Introduction
  • Historical Romances
  • The Hound of Merin
  • The Lovers
  • The Actors
  • Dapple
  • Fantastic and Religious Romances
  • The Small Black Box of Morality
  • Origin Story
  • The Gauze Banner
  • The Semen Thief
  • The Woman Who Fooled Death Five Times
  • Scientific Romances
  • The Potter of Bones
  • The Garden
  • A Romance of Investigation
  • Holmes Sherlock
  • Appendix A: On Pronunciation
  • Appendix B: On Time


Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Philip K. Dick Award
♦  2016 Tiptree Award Shortlist
 
Collection, 383 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Aqueduct - 2016 - ISBN: 1619760959 / 9781619760950  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035065 $19.00
Arthur, Keri  
Souls of Fire #3: Flameout
Three local witches have been kidnapped. If their spells fall into the wrong hands, Emberly's powers could be snuffed. Can Emberly and Jackson save the witches and smoke out their nemesis?  
Novel, 360 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Signet - 2016 - ISBN: 0451477901 / 9780451477903  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035163 $7.99
Asprin, Robert  
Three Faces of Asprin: The Cold Cash War / The Bug Wars / Tambu
The Cold Cash War: International conglomerates plot complete domination of the free world, facing off against world governments in a calculated and vicious battle of wits and blood.

The Bug Wars: The reptilian Tzen have battled their way to dominance in a hostile environment, honing their skills as fierce warriors and master strategists. They will need these abilities and more when the Enemy swarms toward the planet of Tzen.

Tambu: For years the mysterious figure known as Tambu has held the settled planets in his iron grip. The fleet under his command has established a reign of terror and extortion, defying all efforts to curb their activities. Now, for the first time, a reporter has been granted an interview with Tambu. The story will finally be told of Tambu's origin, his rise to power, and his philosophies and logic for running his force. If Tambu can be believed. And if the reporter is allowed to leave with the story.  
Omnibus, 592 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1977 / 1979 / 1979)  
Baen - 2016 - ISBN: 1476781648 / 9781476781648  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034902 $16.00
Asprin, Robert - of interest: Nye, Jody Lynn  
Myth #21: Myth-Fits
A job comes up that's worth an absurd amount of gold, but magician Skeeve has an unsettling feeling it might be trickier than it seems - and so it proves.  
Novel, 305 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Ace - 2016 - ISBN: 0425257029 / 9780425257029  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035112 $16.00
Atkins, Ace  
Quinn Colson #5: The Redeemers
County kingpin Johnny Stagg has made sure Colson was voted out of office. Colson has offers in bigger and better places, but before he goes, he has one more job to do: bring down Stagg's criminal operations.  
Novel, 370 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 042528283X / 9780425282830  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035212 $16.00
Atwood, Margaret  
The Heart Goes Last
In the midst of economic and social collapse, job loss has forced Stan and Charmaine to live in their car. The Positron Project seems to be the answer. Everyone gets a comfortable house to live in - for six months of the year. On alternating months, residents must serve as inmates in the prison system. When their month of service in the prison is completed, they can return to their 'civilian' homes. At first it doesn't seem too bad, but with each passing day, Positron looks less like a prayer answered and more like a chilling prophecy fulfilled.  
Novel, 380 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Anchor - 2016 - ISBN: 1101912367 / 9781101912362  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035131 $16.00
Bai, Xiao  
French Concession
1931: In the wake of a visiting Nationalist Party official's assassination, a Franco-Chinese photographer is coerced into spying for the authorities, and discovers that in the devious world of Shanghai, no one is who they appear to be.  
Novel, 351 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper Perennial - 2016 - ISBN: 006231355X / 9780062313553  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034393 $15.99
Bailey, Dave  
Doctor Who: Web in Space
Ages 9 and up. A distress signal calls the TARDIS to a spaceship under attack by the Empire of Eternal Victory. But the robotic scavengers turn out to be the least of the Doctor's worries - something terrifying is waiting to trap him.  
Novel, 149 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2011)  
Puffin - 2016 - ISBN: 1405922583 / 9781405922586  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034464 $9.99
Baldwin, Kathleen  
Stranje House #1: A School for Unusual Girls
Ages 13 and up. 1814: After accidentally starting a fire while performing a scientific experiment, Georgiana is sent to Stranje House. Her parents expect her to be reformed into a proper young lady; instead the headmistress is training her students to use their special powers in the dangerous world of spies, diplomacy, and war.  
Novel, 338 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor Teen - 2016 - ISBN: 0765376016 / 9780765376015  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034696 $9.99
Bannalec, Jean-Luc  
Georges Dupin #1: Death in Brittany (UK title: Death in Pont-Aven)
Commissaire Dupin and his team investigate the murder of an elderly hotel manager in Pont Aven, Brittany; when further incidents muddy the waters, they uncover a web of secrecy and criminality that belies the village's idyllic image.  
Novel, 318 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250088437 / 9781250088437  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034818 $15.99
Barnhill, Kelly  
The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Signed by the author on the title page. Ages 10 and up. When Luna approaches her thirteenth birthday, her magic begins to emerge - but the kind, gentle witch who protected and raised her is far away. When a young man in the nearby Protectorate decides to kill the witch, it's up to Luna to protect those who have protected her.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy
 
Novel, 386 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Algonquin - 2016 - ISBN: 1616205679 / 9781616205676  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035058 $17.95
Bauer, Belinda  
Rubbernecker
Patrick Fort, a medical student with Asperger's, finds the body he is examining in anatomy class is trying to tell him all kinds of things. But no one else hears what he does. Can he solve a murder when no one else believes a crime has taken place?

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2013 UK Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger (Best Novel)
 
Novel, 313 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grove - 2016 - ISBN: 0802125026 / 9780802125026  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035029 $16.00
Bauers, W.C.  
Promise Paen #1: Unbreakable
When pirate raids threaten to destabilize the backwater planet of Montana, the Republic of Aligned Worlds deploys its mechanized armored infantry to deal with the situation. Leading the assault is Marine Lt. Promise Paen, who is in no way happy to be back on her birthworld.  
Novel, 368 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Tor - 2016 - ISBN: 0765375435 / 9780765375438  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034789 $16.99
Bear, Greg  
Ares Rising #2: Killing Titan
Master Sergeant Michael Venn returns to Mars to further his investigation into the Drifters, but another front in the war leads his team to Titan.  
Novel, 326 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Orbit - 2016 - ISBN: 0316223980 / 9780316223980  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034075 $15.99
Beaton, M.C.  
Agatha Raisin #26: Dishing the Dirt
When therapist Jill Davent is murdered two days after Agatha threatened her, Agatha becomes prime suspect. Can she and her team find the real culprit?  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250057434 / 9781250057433  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034746 $7.99
Beaulieu, Bradley P.  
Shattered Sands #1: Twelve Kings in Sharakhai
Sharakhai, the great city of the desert, has been ruled from time immemorial by twelve Kings, cruel and immortal. There is no hope of freedom for any under their rule - until Çeda, a young woman from the slums, defies the law by going outside on the holy night of Beht Zha'ir. What she learns sets her on a path that could finally break the iron grip of the Kings' power.  
Novel, 580 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
DAW - 2016 - ISBN: 0756412587 / 9780756412586  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035127 $18.00
Beckett, Simon  
Where There's Smoke
Single, very independent, and desperate to have a baby, Kate Powell meets a man who seems to be the answer to all her problems. But appearances can be dangerously deceptive.  
Novel, 378 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (revised from 1997 edition)  
Bantam UK - 2015 - ISBN: 085750276X / 9780857502766  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034861 $13.95
Bell, Ted  
Alex Hawke #9: Patriot
Kremlin scientists have developed a weapon that could alter modern warfare, and NATO knows Putin won't hesitate to use it. It's up to British counterspy Alex Hawke to prevent that.  
Novel, 684 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062279432 / 9780062279439  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034404 $9.99
Bellotto, Tony (editor)  
Rio Noir
Fourteen original crime stories set in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Part I: Purgatory of Beauty and Chaos
  • The Hanged Man == Adriana Lisboa
  • Toned Cougars == Tony Bellotto
  • The Cannibal of Ipanema == Alexandre Fraga dos Santos
    Part II: Divided City
  • The Booty == Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza
  • The Return == MV Bill
  • Weekend in São Conrado == Luiz Eduardo Soares
  • RJ-171 == Guilherme Fiuza
    Part III: Murmuring Fountains
  • Argentine Taxi == Arthur Dapieve
  • Blind Spot == Victoria Saramago
  • The Enigma of the Victrola == Arnaldo Bloch
    Part IV: Rio Babylon
  • Tangerine Tango == Marcelo Ferroni
  • The Wait == Flávio Carneiro
  • The Story of Georges Fullar == Raphael Montes
  • The Woodsman == Luis Fernando Verissimo
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 245 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2016 - ISBN: 1617753122 / 9781617753121  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034318 $15.95


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