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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 115
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
McKinlay, Jenn  
Library Lover's #6: A Likely Story
Plus bonus story 'An Unlikely Meeting'. Library director Lindsey Norris has delivered books to nearby Star Island, and befriended two elderly brothers there. When one of them is killed and the other goes missing, she's determined to get to the bottom of things.  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Berkley - 2016 - ISBN: 1101986832 / 9781101986837  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035769 $7.99
Meier, Leslie  
Lucy Stone #22: Candy Corn Murder
As Tinker's Cove gets ready for their Giant Pumpkin Fest, Lucy's husband Bill and his friend Evan work nonstop on their pumpkin catapult. But Evan is a no-show the day of the contest, until his dead body turns up. With Bill on the hook for the homicide, Lucy has some serious sleuthing to do.  
Novel, 279 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Kensingtson - 2016 - ISBN: 0758277083 / 9780758277084  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035715 $7.99
Meyer, Deon  
Benny Griessel #5: Icarus
Captain Benny Griesel investigates the murder of a man who founded an internet service that provides cover stories for unfaithful partners.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 International Dagger
 
Novel, 372 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Grove - 2016 - ISBN: 0802125514 / 9780802125514  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035609 $16.00
Milford, Kate  
Greenglass #1: Greenglass House
Ages 10 and up. In a rambling old smuggler's inn, Milo, the innkeepers' adopted son, and Meddy, the cook's daughter, must deal with squabbling guests, theft, and an unusual haunting as they decipher clues to untangle a web of mysteries at the inn.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2015 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Agatha Award for Best Children's / Young Adult Mystery
♦  Finalist for the 2014 Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy
 
Novel, 375 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2016 - ISBN: 054454028X / 9780544540286  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035547 $7.99
Millar, Margaret  
Collected Millar: Legendary Novels of Suspense: A Stranger in My Grave / How Like an Angel / The Fiend / Beyond This Point Are Monsters
A Stranger in My Grave: A young housewife's world is upended when a blank spot in her memory and a recurring nightmare link her to an unsolved murder and a decades-old conspiracy.

How Like an Angel: PI Joe Quinn's latest case pits him against California cultists, duplicitous damsels in distress, and dangerously high stakes.

The Fiend: When a young girl disappears, the investigation reveals a web of abusers and victims in her middle-class neighborhood.

Beyond This Point Are Monsters: The investigation into a wealthy California rancher's disappearance brings to light a community's secrets.

Awards:
♦  The Fiend: Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' 1964 Gold Dagger (Best Novel)
♦  The Fiend: Finalist for the 1965 Edgar Award for Best Novel
♦  Beyond This Point Are Monsters: Finalist for the 1971 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Omnibus, 516 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1960 / 1962 / 1964 / 1970)  
Soho Syndicate - 2016 - ISBN: 1681990288 / 9781681990286  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036048 $17.99
Millar, Margaret  
Collected Millar: The Master at Her Zenith: Vanish in an Instant / Wives and Lovers / Beast in View / An Air That Kills (alternate title: The Soft Talkers) / The Listening Walls
Vanish in an Instant: A cynical lawyer uncovers the desperate lives of a group connected only by a gruesome murder.

Wives and Lovers: A novel about the complications of married life.

Beast in View: An heiress is receiving bizarre phone calls. Just pranks, or is something more predatory going on?

An Air That Kills (alternate title: The Soft Talkers): When Ron Galloway never arrives at a weekend fishing retreat, it becomes increasingly clear that something terrible has befallen him. Was he a victim of his own lust? Or of someone else's greed?

The Listening Walls: When his wife goes missing after an ill-fated trip to Mexico, Rupert Kellogg becomes the focus of a paranoid investigation.

Awards:
♦  Beast in View: Winner of the 1956 Edgar Award for Best Novel
 
Omnibus, 553 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1952 / 1954 / 1955 / 1957 / 1959)  
Soho Syndicate - 2016 - ISBN: 168199027X / 9781681990279  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036047 $17.99
Miller, Jax  
Freedom's Child
Freedom has spent eighteen years in witness protection, hiding from her dead husband's vengeful family, and using Facebook to anonymously watch the daughter she surrendered for adoption grow up. When her daughter is kidnapped, Freedom slips her handlers and hits the road, ready to risk everything to save the girl.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 New Blood Dagger
 
Novel, 308 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Broadway - 2016 - ISBN: 0553446878 / 9780553446876  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036054 $16.00
Millikin, Patrick (editor)  
The Highway Kind
Original tales of fast cars, desperate drivers, and dark roads, by top thriller writers.  
Anthology, 325 pages, Trade Paperback  
Little, Brown Mulholland - 2016 - ISBN: 0316394866 / 9780316394864  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035487 $15.99
Mishani, D.A.  
Avraham Avraham #3: The Man Who Wanted to Know Everything
When a widow is found murdered in her home, an eyewitness claims he saw a policeman leave the scene of the crime - a policeman who seems to have since vanished into thin air. Inspector Avraham is determined to follow the lead, no matter the cost.  
Novel, 289 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 0062447904 / 9780062447906  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035648 $15.99
Mizushima, Margaret  
Timber Creek #2: Stalking Ground
Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner Robo track down a missing woman's dead body, but as the investigation develops, Mattie and her colleagues find themselves in the middle of the killer's stalking ground.  
Novel, 307 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Crooked Lane - 2016 - ISBN: 1629538345 / 9781629538341  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035607 $15.99
Montrose, David  
Gambling with Fire
After losing everything in the aftermath of World War II, Austrian aristocrat Franz Loebek begins a new life in Montreal, where he is unwillingly drawn into the violent underworld of illegal gambling  
Novel, 207 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1968)  
Vehicule - 2016 - ISBN: 1550654411 / 9781550654417  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036173 $14.95
Mort, Terry  
The Monet Murders
1930s PI-to-the-stars Riley Fitzhugh finds himself caught up in the case of a missing Hollywood beauty and a stolen Monet.  
Novel, 293 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Pegasus - 2016 - ISBN: 1681772132 / 9781681772134  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035508 $15.95
Moshfegh, Ottessa  
Eileen
1960s: Eileen Dunlop is a disturbed young woman working as a secretary at a boys' prison. When beautiful Rebecca Saint John becomes the new counselor at the prison, Eileen is unable to resist what appears to be a miraculous friendship, but her affection for Rebecca ultimately pulls her into complicity in a crime.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 New Blood Dagger
 
Novel, 260 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0143128752 / 9780143128755  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036056 $16.00
Murphy, Shirley Rousseau  
Joe Grey #19: Cat Shout for Joy
Feline PI Joe Grey and his furry sleuthing pals must unmask a killer preying on Molena Point's elderly residents.  
Novel, 327 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062403508 / 9780062403506  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035656 $7.99
Myers, Ann  
Santa Fe Cafe #3: Feliz Navidead
Chef Rita Lafitte wasn't expecting to discover a dead actor during the premier performance of her teen daughter's Christmas play. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 345 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 0062382314 / 9780062382313  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035657 $7.99
Nesser, Håkan  
Van Veeteren #7: Hour of the Wolf
The police are struggling to decipher clues to an appalling series of crimes, but as the killer becomes increasingly unhinged and unpredictable, Van Veeteren, now retired, is compelled to return to the world he left behind.  
Novel, 309 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2016 - ISBN: 0307946428 / 9780307946423  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036041 $16.00
North, Gil  
Sergeant Cluff #1: Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm
Middle-aged Amy Snowden startled her Yorkshire neighbors by marrying a much younger man. Months later, she is found dead, apparently by her own hand, and her husband is missing. Caleb Cluff must find the truth about the unlikely marriage, and solve the riddle of Amy's death.  
Novel, 155 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1960)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2016 - ISBN: 1464206651 / 9781464206658  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036185 $12.95
North, Gil  
Sergeant Cluff #2: The Methods of Sergeant Cluff
As Caleb Cluff investigates the death of a chemist's assistant in Gunnarshaw, the Yorkshire town's veneer of hardworking respectability begins to crumble.  
Novel, 148 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1961)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2016 - ISBN: 1464206678 / 9781464206672  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036186 $12.95
Olsen, Gregg  
A Cold Dark Place
In a secluded farmhouse, a family has been slaughtered, and a teenage son is missing. Then another family is killed. As she investigates, cop and single mom Emily Kenyon realizes the killer is coming after her and her daughter.  
Novel, 413 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2008)  
Pinnacle - 2016 - ISBN: 0786039698 / 9780786039692  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035731 $9.99
Orgain, Diana  
Roundup Crew #1: Yappy Hour
When her sister Rachel leaves town unexpectedly, Maggie is left in charge of Rachel's pet-friendly bar, only to find a corpse sprawled on the floor. To clear Rachel's name, Maggie investigates with some help from a group of dog-loving bar regulars. Includes cocktail recipes.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
St. Martin's - 2016 - ISBN: 1250096693 / 9781250096692  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035799 $7.99
Parker, Ann  
Silver Rush #5: What Gold Buys
Leadville, Colorado, 1880: When soothsayer Drina Gizzi is found strangled, no one seems to care except saloon owner Inez Stannert, her lover Reverend Sands, and Drina's young daughter. The mystery deepens when Drina's body vanishes.  
Novel, 395 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2016 - ISBN: 1464206252 / 9781464206252  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036188 $15.95
Parker, Robert B. - of interest: Coleman, Reed Farrel  
Jesse Stone #14: The Devil Wins
After a huge storm hits Paradise, a dead body is found in the rubble of an abandoned factory - along with the skeletal remains of two teenage girls who disappeared decades earlier.  
Novel, 386 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Putnam - 2016 - ISBN: 0425282481 / 9780425282489  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035726 $9.99
Pearson, Ridley  
Lock & Key #1: The Initiation
Ages 8 and up. Sent to boarding school at Baskerville Academy, young James Moriarty finds himself with an unexpected roommate: Sherlock Holmes. When the school's heirloom Bible disappears, the two decide to work together to solve the mystery.  
Novel, 371 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Harper Collins - 2016 - ISBN: 0062399012 / 9780062399014  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035675 $17.99
Penzler, Otto (editor)  
The Big Book of Jack the Ripper
Massive anthology of tales featuring the infamous slasher.  
Anthology, 848 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2016 - ISBN: 1101971134 / 9781101971130  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036049 $25.00
Penzler, Otto (editor) / George, Elizabeth (editor)  
The Best American Mystery Stories 2016
Twenty of the best stories published in 2015.  
Anthology, 348 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Mariner - 2016 - ISBN: 0544527186 / 9780544527188  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035544 $14.95


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