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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Holm, Chris  
Michael Hendricks #1: The Killing Kind
Once a covert operative, now Michael Hendricks kills people for money, but he only hits other hitmen. He'll make sure whoever is coming for you winds up in the ground instead. Not a bad way for a guy with his skill-set to make a living, until he winds up a target himself.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 306 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2016 - ISBN: 0316259527 / 9780316259521  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035307 $15.99
Holmen, Martin  
Harry Kvist #1: Clinch
1930s Stockholm: After lowlife debt collector Harry Kvist pays a threatening visit to a debtor, he finds himself suspected of murder when the man is found dead. Kvist sets out to track down the only person who can clear his name.  
Novel, 316 pages, Trade Paperback  
Pushkin Vertigo - 2016 - ISBN: 1782271929 / 9781782271925  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035217 $14.95
Holmes, Julianne  
Clock Shop #2: Clock and Dagger
After Ruth discovers a competitor's dead body, the local residents chime in with theories about the crime. Ruth is determined to see that the killer serves time.  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425275531 / 9780425275535  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035280 $7.99
Housewright, David  
Mac McKenzie #13: Stealing the Countess
Signed by the author on the title page. Unlicensed PI Mac McKenzie is brought in to recover a stolen Stradivarius, but no one except the violinist who has been playing it seems to want it found.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 29th Annual Minnesota Book Award for Genre Fiction
 
Novel, 294 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250049660 / 9781250049667  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034806 $25.99
Houston, Victoria  
Loon Lake #16: Dead Loudmouth
When a horrific accident at a local gentleman's club turns out to be double homicide, police chief Lew Ferris and her friend Doc Osborne investigate.  
Novel, 203 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Tyrus - 2016 - ISBN: 1440568448 / 9781440568442  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035059 $16.99
Howells, Debbie  
The Bones of You
A kind, quiet young woman has been found fatally beaten and stabbed. As Kate gets to know the woman's family, she becomes convinced that everything is not as it seems - and then anonymous notes arrive, urging Kate to unravel the mysteries.  
Novel, 365 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pinnacle - 2016 - ISBN: 0786039140 / 9780786039142  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035253 $9.99
Huber, Anna Lee  
Lady Kiera #4: A Study in Death
Scotland, 1831: Hired to paint Lady Drummond's portrait, Kiera comes to suspect the woman is abused. When she finds Lady Drummond dead, the physician called to the house rules the death natural, but Kiera is convinced she was poisoned.  
Novel, 322 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425281248 / 9780425281246  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035260 $7.99
Hunter, Seth  
Nathan Peake #5: The Flag of Freedom
1797: Napoleon's army is poised to invade Britain. To clear himself from an accusation of treason, Captain Peake must uncover the truth about Napoleon's invasion plans.  
Novel, 395 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
McBooks - 2016 - ISBN: 1590137175 / 9781590137178  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034863 $19.95
Hyzy, Julie  
Manor House #7: Grace Sees Red
When a resident of an assisted living facility is found dead under suspicious circumstances, Grace's assistant Frances is a suspect. Can Grace clear her name?  
Novel, 291 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425281620 / 9780425281628  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035261 $7.99
Ingelman-Sundberg, Catharina  
League of Pensioners #1: The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules
When their retirement home starts cutting corners to save money, Martha Andersson and her friends decide to regain their independence and improve their lot by turning to white collar crime. After robbing a luxury hotel and pulling off a heist at the National Museum, with the police baffled and gangsters on their trail, can they stay one walker's length ahead in the game?  
Novel, 390 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062447971 / 9780062447975  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034395 $15.99
Jackson, Lisa  
West Coast #3: After She's Gone
When Allie's double is shot on the set, and Allie disappears, her sister Cassie finds herself a suspect, and ends up in a psych ward. Is she imagining the figure at her bedside, whispering about Allie? Is someone trying to help - or drive her mad?  
Novel, 539 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Zebra - 2016 - ISBN: 142013597X / 9781420135978  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035289 $9.99
Jackson, Shirley  
Let Me Tell You
Previously uncollected and unpublished stories, essays, lectures, letters, and drawings.
    Contents
  • Biographical Note
  • I Think I Know Her (foreword) == Ruth Franklin
    I. Sudden and Unusual Things Have Happened: Unpublished and Uncollected Short Fiction
  • Paranoia
  • Still Life with Teapot and Students
  • The Arabian Nights
  • Mrs. Spencer and the Oberons
  • It Isn't the Money I Mind
  • Company for Dinner
  • I Cannot Sing the Old Songs
  • The New Maid
  • French Is the Mark of a Lady
  • Gaudeamus Igitur
  • The Lie
  • She Says the Damnedest Things
  • Remembrance of Things Past
  • Let Me Tell You
  • Bulletin
  • Family Treasures
  • Showdown
  • The Trouble with My Husband
  • Six A.M. Is the Hour
  • Root of Evil
  • The Bridge Game
  • The Man in the Woods
    II. I Would Rather Write Than Do Anything Else: Essays and Reviews
  • Autobiographical Musing
  • A Garland of Garlands
  • Hex Me, Daddy, Eight to the Bar
  • Clowns
  • A Vroom for Dr. Seuss
  • Notes on an Unfashionable Novelist
  • Private Showing
  • Good Old House
  • The Play's the Thing
  • The Ghosts of Loiret
  • 'Well?'
    III. When This War Is Over: Early Short Stories
  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice
  • Period Piece
  • 4-F Party
  • The Paradise
  • Homecoming
  • Daughter, Come Home
  • As High as the Sky
  • Murder on Miss Lederer's Birthday
    IV. Somehow Things Haven't Turned Out Quite the Way We Expected: Humor and Family
  • Here I Am, Washing Dishes Again
  • In Praise of Dinner Table Silence
  • Questions I Wish I'd Never Asked
  • Mother, Honestly!
  • How to Enjoy a Family Quarrel
  • The Pleasures and Perils of Dining Out with Children
  • Out of the Mouths of Babes
  • The Real Me
  • On Girls of Thirteen
  • What I Want to Know Is, What Do Other People Cook With?
    V. I'd Like to See You Get Out of That Sentence: Lectures About the Craft of Writing
  • About the End of the World
  • Memory and Delusion
  • On Fans and Fan Mail
  • How I Write
  • Garlic in Fiction
  • Afterword
  • Acknowledgments
 
Collection, 416 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Random House - 2016 - ISBN: 0812987322 / 9780812987324  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035204 $18.00
Jance, J.A.  
J.P. Beaumont #22: Dance of the Bones
Includes bonus novella 'Stand Down'. Years ago, sheriff Brandon Walker arrested John Lassiter for the murder of prospector Amos Warren. Now Lassiter wants Brandon to find the real killer and clear his name. When Brandon finds links to an unsolved case in Seattle, he comes to J.P. Beaumont for help.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Shamus Award for Best P.I. Novel
 
Novel, 437 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062297678 / 9780062297679  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034400 $9.99
Johnstone, Doug  
The Jump
Struggling to come to terms with her son's suicide, Ellie lingers near the Forth Road Bridge. One day she talks down another suicidal teen, not realizing it will involve her with a troubled family with some very dark secrets.  
Novel, 268 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Faber & Faber - 2016 - ISBN: 0571321585 / 9780571321582  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035030 $14.95
Jones, G. Wayman (Daniels, Norman)  
Black Bat #02: The Black Bat Strikes Again / Black Bat's Challenge
Plus The Mask comic story 'The Mask Returns'.

The Black Bat Strikes Again: The Cowled Crime-buster pursues a gang of satanic killers.

Black Bat's Challenge: Can he unmask the hidden leader of a vicious gang of beggars?  
Omnibus, 126 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1939 / 1940)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608771938 / 9781608771936  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034662 $14.95
Jones, Peter  
Eureka!
A look at the ancient Greeks, covering each major period, and introducing the major figures of the age, as well as exploring Greek mythology and providing insights into everyday life.  
Nonfiction, 383 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Atlantic UK - 2015 - ISBN: 1782395164 / 9781782395164  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034310 $16.95
Jones, Stan  
Nathan Active #5: Tundra Kill
Alaskan cop Nathan Active investigates when a dog musher is killed by a snowmobile. The case sweeps him into the bizarre family affairs and political ambitions of Alaska's governor.  
Novel, 307 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Bowhead - 2016 - ISBN: 0979980380 / 9780979980381  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034684 $25.99
Keller, Julia  
Bell Elkins #4: Last Ragged Breath
Royce Dillard doesn't remember much about the 1972 Buffalo Creek disaster - he was only two when negligent strip mining and heavy rain produced a raging flood that killed his parents, and nearly killed him. Now he's fighting for his life again, on trial for murder. Prosecutor Bell Elkins faces her toughest challenge yet in a case involving vengeance, greed, and the fierce struggle for social justice.  
Novel, 372 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250044766 / 9781250044761  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034823 $15.99
Kellerman, Jonathan  
The Murderer's Daughter
Plus prequel story 'The Right Thing to Do'. Psychologist Grace Blades has a gift for treating troubled souls and tormented psyches, in part because as a child she witnessed her parents' murder-suicide deaths. She took refuge in her intellect and found comfort with the loving couple who adopted her, but she still has a dark side. When her two worlds converge, her harrowing past returns with a vengeance.  
Novel, 519 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Ballantine - 2016 - ISBN: 1101885335 / 9781101885338  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035259 $9.99
Khan, Vaseem  
Baby Ganesh Agency #2: The Perplexing Theft of the Jewel in the Crown
While Ashwin Chopra is visiting an exhibition of the British Crown Jewels in Mumbai, the Koh-i-Noor diamond is stolen in a seemingly impossible heist. The hunt is on for the culprits, but it soon becomes clear that only one man - and his elephant - can crack the case.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2017 Shamus Award for Best Paperback Original
 
Novel, 341 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Redhook - 2016 - ISBN: 0316386847 / 9780316386845  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034101 $15.99
Kingsmill, Suzanne F.  
Cordi O'Callaghan #4: Crazy Dead
Clinically depressed, Cordi is admitted to a psych ward in Toronto. When one of the patients dies, can Cordi convince the skeptical staff that the woman was murdered?  
Novel, 262 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dundurn - 2016 - ISBN: 1459735528 / 9781459735521  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034716 $11.99
Laurie, Victoria  
Psychic Eye #13: Sense of Deception
Tossed in the slammer for contempt of court, Abby meets Skylar Miller, who is facing the death penalty. Abby's intuition tells her the woman is innocent, but can she find hard evidence before it's too late?  
Novel, 318 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0451473876 / 9780451473875  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035234 $7.99
Lawson, Mike  
Joe DeMarco #10: House Rivals
Congressional fixer Joe DeMarco heads to North Dakota to protect a young blogger who is waging a relentless crusade against a billionaire oil tycoon with influential friends.  
Novel, 285 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grove - 2016 - ISBN: 080212500X / 9780802125002  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035028 $16.00
Leeson, Gayle (aka Trent, Gayle aka Lee, Amanda)  
Down South Cafe #1: The Calamity Cafe
Tired of waiting tables, Amy quits, and then offers to buy to place. When her former employer is murdered, Amy will have to find the real killer to get herself off the suspect list. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 283 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 1101990783 / 9781101990780  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035242 $7.99
Lester, Meera  
Henny Penny #1: A Beeline to Murder
Cop turned farmer Abby Mackenzie is enjoying a peaceful life raising chickens, keeping bees, and growing heirloom vegetables. But when she finds a local pastry chef dead in his shop, her investigative instincts kick in. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 312 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1617739111 / 9781617739118  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035274 $7.99


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