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


 
 
Reilly, Matthew  
The Great Zoo of China
Forty years ago, the Chinese found a species of animal no one believed existed. Now they are ready to unveil their discovery within the greatest zoo ever constructed. VIPs and journalists are invited, including Dr. C.J. Cameron, a writer for National Geographic and an expert on reptiles. The visitors are assured by their Chinese hosts that they are perfectly safe - and that nothing can go wrong.  
Novel, 442 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pocket - 2015 - ISBN: 1476749574 / 9781476749570  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034682 $9.99
Rendell, Ruth  
The Girl Next Door
When a London construction project uncovers a tin box containing two skeletal hands, the investigation reunites a group of people who played in an earthen tunnel there in the summer of 1944. Is the truth buried among these aging friends and their memories?  
Novel, 272 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Scribner - 2015 - ISBN: 1476784345 / 9781476784342  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034681 $16.00
Rickman, Phil  
Merrily Watkins #13: Friends of the Dusk
The new owners of a 12th-century house approach Merrily about performing an exorcism, but no one can be told - especially the new bishop, who believes the Church must phase out archaic practices. What Merrily learns about the house's history threatens to expose a more modern cult and its trail of insidious abuse.  
Novel, 458 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Corvus UK - 2016 - ISBN: 1782396950 / 9781782396956  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034862 $13.95
Robb, J.D. (aka Roberts, Nora)  
Eve Dallas #42: Brotherhood in Death
When Edward Mira disappears, NYPSD Lt. Eve Dallas is determined to uncover the man's secrets, and learn what enemies he may have made in his long career as a lawyer, judge, and senator.  
Novel, 366 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 0425279006 / 9780425279007  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035287 $7.99
Robinson, Peter  
Alan Banks #22: In the Dark Places (UK title: Abattoir Blues)
DCI Alan Banks and his team investigate the disappearance of two young men; the inquiry takes a darker turn when, in the wreckage of a crashed truck, they find a body that was dead well before the crash.  
Novel, 326 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062240560 / 9780062240569  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034396 $14.99
Rollins, James (aka Clemens, James)  
SIGMA Force #11: The Bone Labyrinth
A Catholic chapel, hidden for centuries in a Croatian cavern, holds the bones of a Neanderthal woman. And in a nearby cavern, elaborate primitive paintings depict an immense battle between Neanderthals and monstrous shadowy figures. What are they? The search for the truth will take SIGMA Force 50,000 years into the past.  
Novel, 608 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062381652 / 9780062381651  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034406 $9.99
Rosenfelt, David  
Andy Carpenter #13: Who Let the Dog Out?
When a dog is stolen from the Tara Foundation building, lawyer Andy Carpenter tracks its GPS collar, and finds the dog - right next to a man who was shot to death mere minutes earlier. Is the dog theft somehow connected to the killing?  
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2016 - ISBN: 1250056330 / 9781250056337  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034821 $15.99
Rosenfelt, David  
Lessons from Tara
Life advice from Rosenfelt's golden retriever.  
Nonfiction, 227 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
2016 - ISBN: 1250092353 / 9781250092359  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034833 $15.99
Ross, Ian James  
Twilight of Empire #1: War at the Edge of the World
305 CE: Once a soldier in an elite legion from the Danube, Castus is now stuck in Britannia. When an envoy goes to negotiate with the Picts, Castus is chosen to command the bodyguard. The diplomatic mission ends in bloody tragedy, and Castus and his men must fight for their lives.  
Novel, 389 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Overlook - 2016 - ISBN: 1468313053 / 9781468313055  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034128 $16.95
Ross, Ian James  
Twilight of Empire #2: Swords Around the Throne
Summoned back from Britannia, Centurion Aurelius Castus finds himself caught up in a conspiracy to bring down Emperor Constantine. As a reward for saving the emperor's life, he is promoted to the imperial bodyguard, and discovers that the court is as dangerous as the battlefield.  
Novel, 415 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Overlook - 2016 - ISBN: 1468311220 / 9781468311228  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034129 $26.95
Roy, Lori  
Let Me Die in His Footsteps
In 1936, Juna Crowley came of age. Joseph Carl Baine looked into her eyes, and they made him do things that cost innocent people their lives. Sheriff Irlene Fulkerson saw justice served - or did she? In 1952, Annie Holleran comes of age. Her Aunt Juna will come home now to finish what she started. To save herself, her family, and her Kentucky town, Annie must prepare for Juna's return, and the revelation of what really happened all those years ago.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Dutton - 2016 - ISBN: 1101984309 / 9781101984307  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035214 $16.00
Runcie, James  
Grantchester #5: Sidney Chambers and the Dangers of Temptation
Late 1960s: Clergyman Sidney Chambers continues his amateur sleuthing: a student has been divested of a family heirloom; Mrs. Maguire's husband returns from the dead; an arson attack leads to uncovering blackmail; and more.  
Collection, 315 pages, Trade Paperback  
Bloomsbury - 2016 - ISBN: 1632865661 / 9781632865663  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034831 $17.00
Ryan, Robert  
John Watson #2: The Dead Can Wait
1916: Dr. John Watson is in England, helping rehabilitate shellshocked soldiers, when the British government calls on him to find out what caused the deaths of a group of soldiers testing a secret weapon.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2014 UK Crime Writers' Association Historical Dagger
 
Novel, 459 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Simon & Schuster UK - 2014 - ISBN: 1471101193 / 9781471101199  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034972 $15.00
Ryan, Robert  
John Watson #3: A Study in Murder
1917: Dr. John Watson is providing medical assistance to British prisoners in a German POW camp. When his investigation into heinous events at the camp puts him in peril, he'll need some long-distance help from his old friend Sherlock Holmes to escape.  
Novel, 454 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Simon & Schuster UK - 2015 - ISBN: 147113508X / 9781471135088  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034973 $15.00
Satterthwait, Walter  
Miss Lizzie #2: New York Nocturne
New York City, 1924: Amanda is enjoying a summer visit with her uncle. When everything changes in a single brutal night, she finds herself alone and fighting for her life. Fortunately, there's one person she can trust: Miss Lizzie Borden.  
Novel, 287 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road / Mysterious Press - 2016 - ISBN: 1504028120 / 9781504028127  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034878 $14.99
Scottoline, Lisa  
Rosato & Associates #12: Accused
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, 399 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250027675 / 9781250027672  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034751 $8.99
Sefton, Maggie  
Knitting #13: Purl Up and Die
When a young woman accuses Barb's son Tommy of assaulting her, then turns up dead, Kelly and the knitters must unravel the truth from the lies to clear Tommy's name. Includes knitting pattern.  
Novel, 311 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0425258459 / 9780425258453  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035233 $7.99
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #26: Maigret Gets Angry (alternate title: Maigret in Retirement)
Although retired, Maigret is all but ordered to the small town of Orsennes by an elderly woman to investigate her granddaughter's drowning.  
Novel, 151 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1947)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0141397322 / 9780141397320  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035205 $12.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #27: Maigret in New York (alternate title: Maigret in New York's Underworld)
The threat of danger to businessman John Maura takes Maigret to New York; things take an odd turn when Maura's son disappears instead.  
Novel, 182 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1947)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241206367 / 9780241206362  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035206 $12.00
Singh, Avtar  
Necropolis
Delhi police detective Sajan Dayal and his team pursue a serial collector of fingers, encountering would-be vampires and werewolves, and a woman who may or may not be centuries old.  
Novel, 286 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Akashic - 2016 - ISBN: 1617753807 / 9781617753800  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034324 $15.95
Smith, Alexander McCall  
Chance Developments
Short stories on the subjects of love and art, each inspired by an intriguing old photo.  
Collection, 240 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Pantheon - 2016 - ISBN: 1101871253 / 9781101871256  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued.  
Already Received   ID: #New035178 $26.00
Smith, Alexander McCall  
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #16: The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine
Business is slow, so Mma Ramotswe plans to take her first-ever holiday. When a new client arrives just as she's ready to depart, Mma Makutsi insists that she and Charlie can handle the case.  
Novel, 213 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Anchor - 2016 - ISBN: 0804169918 / 9780804169912  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035216 $15.00
Spindler, Erica  
The First Wife
A woman marries a man she barely knows, only to discover that his first wife disappeared mysteriously.  
Novel, 415 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250069750 / 9781250069757  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034750 $7.99
Staub, Wendy Corsi  
Mundy's Landing #2: Blue Moon
A century ago, the Sleeping Beauty Murders terrified Mundy's Landing. The victims and the killer were never identified. Now the town historical society is offering a hefty reward for solving the crimes - and a copycat killer is planning to reenact them.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Mary Higgins Clark Award
 
Novel, 408 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062349759 / 9780062349750  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034405 $7.99
Stewart, Trenton Lee  
Mysterious Benedict Society: Mr. Benedict's Book of Perplexing Puzzles, Elusive Enigmas, and Curious Conundrums
Ages 10 and up. A companion volume to the popular mystery series, featuring new puzzles, riddles, and brainteasers to solve.  
Activity Book, 148 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Little, Brown - 2016 - ISBN: 0316394750 / 9780316394758  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New034121 $8.99


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