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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Reichs, Kathy  
Temperance Brennan: The Bone Collection
Four novellas starring the forensic anthropologist, including a never-before-seen look at how she got her start in the lab.  
Collection, 384 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Bantam - 2016 - ISBN: 0399593225 / 9780399593222  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035775 $9.99
Ryan, Hank Phillippi  
Jane Ryland #4: What You See
Nine-year-old Gracie has been abducted by her stepdad. Where are they? Is the girl in danger? Reporter Jane Ryland learns to her peril what happens when loved ones are pushed too far. Meanwhile, a stabbing at Faneuil Hall, in front of a crowd of photo-snapping tourists, leads detective Jake Brogan into a dark conspiracy of extortion and stolen lives.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 396 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Forge - 2016 - ISBN: 076537496X / 9780765374967  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035797 $7.99
Savile, Steven / Greenberger, Robert  
Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Murder at Sorrow's Crown
When a naval officer fails to return from the war in South Africa, and is labeled a deserter, his distraught mother turns to Sherlock Holmes for help.  
Novel, 294 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2016 - ISBN: 1783295120 / 9781783295128  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New033817 $9.95
Scarrow, Simon  
Macro & Cato #13: Brothers in Blood
Plus bonus story 'The Red Sail'. 52 CE: Cato and Macro are with the Roman army, pursuing Caratacus and his men through the mountains of Britannia. Defeating Caratacus finally seems within their grasp - but a plot is afoot to sabotage the campaign.  
Novel, 518 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint  
Headline UK - 2015 - ISBN: 0755393961 / 9780755393961  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New051612 $14.99
Scarrow, Simon  
Macro & Cato #14: Britannia
52 CE: The western tribes prepare to make a stand. But can they match the discipline and courage of the legionaries? Wounded Centurion Macro remains behind in charge of the fort as Prefect Cato leads an invasion deep into the hills to crush the Druid stronghold.  
Novel, 453 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Headline UK - 2016 - ISBN: 1472213300 / 9781472213303  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New051611 $14.99
Siger, Jeffrey  
Andreas Kaldis #8: Santorini Caesars
When a young protester is singled out for assassination by trained killers in the heart of Athens, Chief Inspector Kaldis is convinced the killing was meant as a message. But from whom? To whom? And why?  
Novel, 287 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2016 - ISBN: 1464206031 / 9781464206030  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036189 $15.95
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #28: Maigret's Holiday (alternate titles: A Summer Holiday / No Vacation for Maigret)
While on holiday, Maigret is drawn into investigating a case that has left a young woman dead and her brother missing.  
Novel, 199 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1948)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0141980745 / 9780141980744  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036045 $12.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #29: Maigret's Dead Man (alternate title: Maigret's Special Murder)
After receiving a series of mysterious calls from a man who later turns up dead, Maigret plunges into the Parisian underworld to investigate.  
Novel, 226 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1948)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241206375 / 9780241206379  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036046 $12.00
Simenon, Georges  
When I Was Old
A collection of writings from his journals, reflecting on the complexities of aging, relationships, and the life of a writer.  
Nonfiction, 452 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1972)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241213134 / 9780241213131  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036044 $17.00
Smith, Alexander McCall  
Isabel Dalhousie #10: The Novel Habits of Happiness
A young boy has been recounting vivid recollections of a past life, describing an island he's never seen. When his mother asks Isabel to investigate, she and Jamie head to the island, but what they learn only leads to more complicated questions.  
Novel, 257 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Anchor - 2016 - ISBN: 0307949249 / 9780307949240  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036025 $15.00
Smith, Fiona Veitch  
Poppy Denby #1: The Jazz Files
1920: When a senior reporter is killed, novice journalist Poppy Denby is tasked with finishing his story, which involves the mysterious death of a suffragette seven years earlier.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 Historical Dagger
 
Novel, 319 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Lion - 2015 - ISBN: 1782641750 / 9781782641759  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036218 $14.99
Spillane, Mickey / Collins, Max Allan  
Mike Hammer: A Long Time Dead
Stories featuring the tough PI.  
Collection, 224 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Open Road / Mysterious Press - 2016 - ISBN: 1504036093 / 9781504036092  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036187 $14.99
Stewart, Amy  
Constance Kopp #2: Lady Cop Makes Trouble
Constance is working as a deputy sheriff, until a con man escapes from custody on her watch. Now, to clear her name and restore Sheriff Heath's reputation, she's going to do everything she can to track down the criminal and get him back behind bars.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 310 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 0544409949 / 9780544409941  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035542 $26.00
Stockbridge, Grant (Page, Norvell W.)  
Spider #09: The Mad Horde / Slaves of the Laughing Death
The Mad Horde: Rabid creatures are unleashed upon mill towns to undermine America's vital steel industry.

Slaves of the Laughing Death: Munro, the Fiend of 1000 Faces, returns for a rematch, with a weapon that makes victims laugh until they die.  
Omnibus, 127 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934 / 1940)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772063 / 9781608772063  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035413 $14.95
Swanson, Denise  
Scumble River #19: Murder of a Cranky Catnapper
Trying pet therapy to help some socially awkward students gets psychologist Skye Denison in trouble with school board member Palmer Lynch. And things get worse when Lynch is found dead in his home with the therapy cat hidden in his garage.  
Novel, 256 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 0451472128 / 9780451472120  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035719 $7.99
Thomas, Sherry  
Lady Sherlock #1: A Study in Scarlet Women
When London is struck by a trio of unexpected deaths, and suspicion falls on her sister and father, Charlotte Holmes is desperate to find the true culprits and clear the family name. Assuming the name 'Sherlock Holmes', she will match wits with an unseen criminal mastermind.  
Novel, 323 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 042528140X / 9780425281406  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036039 $15.00
Thompson, Victoria  
Gaslight #18: Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue
Wealthy Randolph Pollock's servants have found him bludgeoned to death, with his new wife Una cradling his body. Rendered mute by horror, Una winds up locked away to await trial. With Frank and Sarah away on their honeymoon, Mrs. O'Neill turns to the other members of their household to clear her daughter Una's name.  
Novel, 310 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 0425278980 / 9780425278987  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035770 $7.99
Todd, Charles  
Ian Rutledge #17: No Shred of Evidence
On the north coast of Cornwall, an apparent act of mercy is repaid by an arrest for murder. Four young women have been accused of the crime. Scotland Yard dispatches Inspector Rutledge to review the case. With no evidence to clear the accused, he must delve deep into the village's darkest secrets.  
Novel, 341 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062386190 / 9780062386199  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035649 $14.99
Tremel, Joyce  
Brewing Trouble #2: Tangled Up in Brew
A notoriously nasty critic is a judge at the Brews and Burgers Festival. When the man drops dead after trying one of Jake's burgers, Max and Jake must clear their names. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 281 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 0425277704 / 9780425277706  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035751 $7.99
Turner, Henry  
Ask the Dark
Ages 14 and up. Billy has a story to tell. About being a vandal and petty thief. About missing boys and an elusive killer. And about what happens when a boy who breaks all the rules is the only person who can piece together the truth.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery
 
Novel, 250 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 0544813537 / 9780544813533  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035548 $9.99
Vallere, Diane  
Costume Shop #2: Masking for Trouble
A developer is planning to rezone and push out local businesses like Margo's costume shop. Margo winds up prime suspect when the man turns up dead during a Halloween party. Includes recipes and costume tips.  
Novel, 280 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 0425278298 / 9780425278291  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035750 $7.99
Wait, Lea  
Antique Print #8: Shadows on a Morning in Maine
Moving to Maine meant major changes in Maggie's life. Now someone is shooting seals, and a young fisherman has been murdered, and she's wondering if she's made a big mistake.  
Novel, 234 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Perseverance - 2016 - ISBN: 1564745775 / 9781564745774  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035392 $15.95
Wait, Lea  
Mainely Needlepoint #4: Dangling by a Thread
Hermit Jesse Lockhart has turned his island home into a bird sanctuary, but his cousin Simon is trying to force him to sell. The needlepointers rally to Jesse's defense, and when Angie and Dave find Jesse dead, the search is on for his killer.  
Novel, 321 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1496706269 / 9781496706263  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035765 $7.99
Walker, Martin  
Bruno #08: The Patriarch (UK title: The Dying Season)
Bruno is delighted to attend a World War II flying ace's birthday celebration, but it becomes another day on the job when a friend of the family ends up dead. All signs point to a tragic accident, but Bruno isn't so sure.  
Novel, 320 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Vintage - 2016 - ISBN: 0804173516 / 9780804173513  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036030 $16.00
Wallace, Auralee  
Otter Lake #2: Pumpkin Picking with Murder
At the Otter Lake Fall Festival, Erica Bloom is getting better acquainted with Sheriff Grady Forrester, until a swan boat sails out of the Tunnel of Love with a dead man in it.  
Novel, 338 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250077788 / 9781250077783  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035795 $7.99


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