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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 114
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #103: The Romanoff Jewels / Crime Under Cover
The Romanoff Jewels: The Shadow journeys to Moscow and Paris to undermine a Bolshevik conspiracy.

Crime Under Cover: The Dark Avenger is summoned to Washington to stop a spymaster from acquiring the ultimate weapon of war.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1932 / 1941)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608771989 / 9781608771981  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034666 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow #104: Double Death / The Robot Master
Plus Shadow radio script 'The Case of the Mechanical Monster' by Max Erhlich and an 'Iron Munro: The Astounding Man' comic story by Theodore Sturgeon and Jack Farr.

Double Death: The Dark Avenger investigates when a corpse is murdered a full day after its actual demise.

The Robot Master: The Shadow battles an eight-foot man of steel.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1938 / 1943)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772020 / 9781608772025  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034667 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #105: Doom on the Hill / Clue for Clue
Plus an 'Iron Munro: The Astounding Man' comic story by Theodore Sturgeon and Jack Farr.

Doom on the Hill: Harry Vincent summons the Shadow to track down a vicious killer.

Clue for Clue: The Knight of Darkness follows a winding trail as he searches for Nazi diamonds.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1942)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772047 / 9781608772049  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034668 $14.95
Grisham, John  
Rogue Lawyer
Lawyer Sebastian Rudd works out of a customized bulletproof van, and defends people other lawyers won't go near. He believes everyone is entitled to a fair trial, even if he has to cheat to secure one.  
Novel, 388 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Dell - 2016 - ISBN: 0553393480 / 9780553393484  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035295 $9.99
Hammet, Dashiell - of interest: Cline, Sally  
Dashiell Hammett: Man of Mystery
Cline uses fresh research, including interviews with Hammett's family, to reexamine the life and works of the writer who changed the face of crime fiction.  
Nonfiction, 236 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Arcade - 2016 - ISBN: 1628726105 / 9781628726107  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035022 $16.99
Hanff, Helene  
The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street
 
Nonfiction, 144 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1973)  
Harper Perennial - 2016 - ISBN: 006244218X / 9780062442185  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034384 $14.99
Harris, Shaun  
The Hemingway Thief
A stolen draft of a Hemingway story puts wannabe novelist Coop and his friend Grady on the trail of a long-lost suitcase full of unpublished Hemingway stories.  
Novel, 238 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Seventh Street - 2016 - ISBN: 163388175X / 9781633881754  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035227 $15.95
Hart, Elsa  
Li Du #1: Jade Dragon Mountain
1708: Exiled librarian Li Du arrives in a town near the Tibetan border, and finds it teaming with travelers, soldiers, and merchants, all come to witness an eclipse of the sun commanded by China's Emperor. When a Jesuit astronomer is found murdered in the local magistrate's home, Tibetan bandits are blamed, but Li Du suspects otherwise and sets out to discover the truth.  
Novel, 321 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250072336 / 9781250072337  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034822 $15.99
Hart, Rob  
Ash McKenna #1: New Yorked
When the woman Ash loves leaves him a voicemail looking for help, he doesn't get it until two hours after her body is found. Now Ash is hunting for her killer with the grace of a wrecking ball, running afoul of a drag queen crime lord, and stumbling into a hardboiled role playing game that might be connected to a hipster turf war.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 291 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Polis - 2016 - ISBN: 1940610400 / 9781940610405  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035308 $14.95
Head, Cheryl A.  
Charlie Mack #1: Bury Me When I'm Dead
When the search for a missing person leads Detroit PI Charlie Mack and her team to Birmingham, Alabama, what looked like a routine case turns into a complex chase for answers involving shady locals and a southern patriarch with dark secrets dating back decades.  
Novel, 284 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Bywater - 2016 - ISBN: 1612940676 / 9781612940670  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034325 $15.95
Hechtman, Betty  
Yarn Retreat #4: Gone with the Wool
Casey is helping out with the local monarch butterfly festival. When the festival queen is found with a knife in her back, can Casey find the killer? Includes patterns.  
Novel, 290 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425282678 / 9780425282670  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035262 $7.99
Herriman, Nancy  
Celia Davies #2: No Pity for the Dead
San Franciso, 1867: When Owen, an orphan Celia has befriended, finds a dead body in the basement of the office he works at, Celia turns to detective Nick Greaves for help.  
Novel, 356 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2016 - ISBN: 0451474902 / 9780451474902  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035229 $15.00
Hesse, Jennifer David  
Wiccan Wheel #1: Midsummer Night's Mischief
A client's family blames attorney Keli Milanni for the loss of a Shakespearean heirloom worth millions, and Keli's career may be on the line. Good thing she has her private practice as a Wiccan to fall back on. With a Renaissance Faire and a literary convention in town, there are plenty of suspicious characters around, and Keli decides to tap into her unique skills to crack the case.  
Novel, 342 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1496704924 / 9781496704924  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035275 $7.99
Hobbs, Roger  
Ghostman #2: Vanishing Games
When a woman from his past calls on Jack for help, he heads to Macau, where they find themselves up to their necks in a conspiracy bigger than they've ever seen and more dangerous than they've ever imagined.  
Novel, 289 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2016 - ISBN: 0804170940 / 9780804170949  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035220 $16.00
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
Ingleman-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


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