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


 
 
Goddard, Robert  
Max Maxted #1: The Ways of the World
Spring, 1919: Since the murder of a diplomat could be disastrous to the Peace Conference, the French police are claiming Sir Henry Maxted fell to his death. But his son Max has questions, and the search for answers leads to a tangle of secret allegiances, international espionage, and double-crosses at the highest levels of government.  
Novel, 403 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Mysterious Press - 2016 - ISBN: 0802125069 / 9780802125064  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035025 $16.00
Goff, Christine  
Birdwatcher's #6: A Parliament of Owls
When a woman is found murdered near a Colorado prairie dog town she was petitioning to have eradicated, US Fish and Wildlife agent Angela Dimato investigates.  
Novel, 158 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Astor + Blue - 2015 - ISBN: 1941286623 / 9781941286623  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033102 $14.95
Grafton, Sue  
Kinsey Millhone #24: X
Kinsey is up against a serial killer who leaves no trace of his crimes. She can identify him, but can she prove her case against him before she becomes his next victim?  
Novel, 498 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 1101981873 / 9781101981870  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035292 $9.99
Grant, Andrew  
Cooper Devereaux #1: False Positive
When a young boy disappears, Birmingham, Alabama, police detectives Cooper Devereaux and Jan Loflin investigate. The case leads to harrowing discoveries about bloodlines, mass murder, obsession - and what two damaged detectives have in common with the victim they're desperate to save.  
Novel, 360 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Ballantine - 2016 - ISBN: 034554076X / 9780345540768  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035256 $9.99
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
Griffin, W.E.B. / Butterworth IV, William E.  
Badge of Honor #12: Deadly Assets
Homicide is at an all-time high in Philadelphia. When a vocal activist blames homicide sergeant Matt Payne, Payne must deal with death threats and public outrage as he tries to find the pattern behind a series of seemingly unrelated killings.  
Novel, 401 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0515155446 / 9780515155440  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035252 $9.99
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
Hamilton, Victoria (aka Cooper, Amanda)  
Merry Muffin #4: Much Ado About Muffin
When Merry discovers her foe Minnie dead at the post office, suspicion falls on visiting opera singer Roma Toscano. Can Merry clear her guest's name?  
Novel, 296 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425282589 / 9780425282588  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035278 $7.99
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
Harrison, Cora  
Reverend Mother Aquinas #1: A Shameful Murder
Cork, Ireland, 1923: When a body washes up near the convent chapel after a flood, Reverend Mother Aquinas sends for a former pupil, Police Sergeant Patrick Cashman, to investigate.  
Novel, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Severn House - 2016 - ISBN: 1847516149 / 9781847516145  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034235 $17.95
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
Hawker, L.S.  
The Drowning Game
Petty spent her childhood a prisoner in her own home, trained with military precision to be ready for anything. Now her paranoid, domineering father is dead, but his will decrees a terrible future for her. She must escape, by whatever means necessary. On the road, free for the first time, her fight for her life has just begun.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Thriller Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 339 pages, Trade Paperback, Later Printing  
William Morrow - 2015 - ISBN: 0062435183 / 9780062435187  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034881 $11.99
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


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