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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #30: A Grave Mistake
Exhausted from the stresses of family life, wealthy Sybil Foster heads to a local hotel that specializes in soothing shattered nerves. When she's killed, Inspector Alleyn has a real puzzler on his hands.  
Novel, 269 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1978)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2016 - ISBN: 1631940546 / 9781631940545  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036726 $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #31: Photo Finish
On a visit to a lavish island estate in New Zealand, Inspector Alleyn winds up investigating when a diva is murdered. Soprano Isabella Sommita was widely loathed, and Alleyn finds himself with an abundance of suspects.  
Novel, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1980)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2016 - ISBN: 1631940678 / 9781631940675  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036727 $14.95
Marston, Edward  
Home Front Detective #4: Deeds of Darkness
When a young woman is murdered in a darkened cinema, DI Marmion and Sergeant Joe Keedy find themselves pursuing a killer who has no qualms about slaying his victims in public.  
Novel, 381 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
Allison & Busby - 2015 - ISBN: 0749015292 / 9780749015299  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035533 $9.95
Mathews, Francine (aka Barron, Stephanie)  
Merry Folger #1: Death in the Off-season
Rusty Mason, scion of one of Nantucket's wealthy summer families, fled the US under a legal cloud a decade ago. So what was he doing back on Nantucket, and who murdered him? Thirty-two-year-old detective Merry Folger, the daughter and granddaughter of local police chiefs, investigates.

Recommended by Elizabeth  
Novel, 356 pages, Trade Paperback, 2nd Edition (rewritten from the 1994 edition)  
Soho Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 1616957263 / 9781616957261  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036247 $9.99
Mathews, Francine (aka Barron, Stephanie)  
Merry Folger #2: Death in Rough Water
When a fishing boat captain is swept overboard during a spring storm, his death is pronounced an accident. But his daughter Del isn't convinced, and turns to her old friend, police detective Merry Folger, for help.  
Novel, 331 pages, Trade Paperback, 2nd Edition (rewritten from the 1995 edition)  
Soho Crime - 2016 - ISBN: 161695728X / 9781616957285  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036248 $15.95
McCallum, David  
Once a Crooked Man
Now wealthy and aging, the Bruschettis have decided to retire from their low-profile and successful life of crime. But when young actor Harry Murphy overhears them planning to murder a man in London who knows too much, their plans begin to unravel. After Harry makes the well-intentioned if egregious mistake of trying to warn the intended victim, he finds himself alone in a foreign country, on the wrong side of the law, with a suitcase full of cash and a dangerous man on his trail. And while his good looks, charm, and cheerful persistence may prove assets in the events that follow, none of Harry's past roles have prepared him for what happens next.  
Novel, 337 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250112060 / 9781250112064  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036709 $15.99
McDermid, Val (V.L.)  
Karen Pirie #3: Out of Bounds
When a teenage joyrider ends up in a coma, a DNA test reveals a connection to an unsolved murder from twenty-two years ago. As detective Karen Pirie investigates, she also finds herself drawn to another mystery she has no business investigating, rooted in a terrorist bombing two decades earlier.  
Novel, 421 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Atlantic Monthly - 2016 - ISBN: 0802125743 / 9780802125743  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036758 $25.00
Mcdonald, Gregory  
Snatch: Who Took Toby Rinaldi? (alternate title: Snatched) / Safekeeping
Who Took Toby Rinaldi?: Eight-year-old whiz kid Toby Rinaldi, whose father is key to vital negotiations in the Middle East, is put aboard a flight to San Francisco. Then Toby disappears. They have just 48 hours to find him, or tanks will roll across the desert, and the flow of oil from the Persian Gulf will stop.

Safekeeping: During the Battle of Britain, a Duke's son is sent to New York City for safety, but winds up in the hands of the Salvallo family, who have decided he might be worth some money to them. When he witnesses a murdered committed by Tony Salvallo, the boy knows it's time to strike out on his own - with Savallo in hot pursuit.  
Omnibus, 446 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1980 / 1985)  
Hard Case Crime - 2017 - ISBN: 178565182X / 9781785651823  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036594 $12.95
McNamara, Frances  
Emily Cabot #6: Death at the Paris Exposition
After being named the only female US commissioner to the Paris Exposition of 1900, Chicago socialite Bertha Palmer enlists Emily to act as her social secretary. Emily investigates when several young women meet untimely deaths and a member of the Palmer's circle is accused of the crimes.  
Novel, 257 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Allium - 2016 - ISBN: 0996755837 / 9780996755832  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036217 $16.99
Mendoza, Élmer  
Silver Bullets
Culiacan, Mexico: Police detective Lefty Mendieta investigates the murder of a high-powered lawyer with a penchant for cross-dressing and edgy sex.  
Novel, 237 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
MacLehose - 2016 - ISBN: 1681446138 / 9781681446134  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035475 $14.99
Moffat, Steven (writer) / Gatiss, Mark (writer) / Jay. (artist)  
Sherlock: A Study in Pink
Manga adaptation of the TV episode.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2017 - ISBN: 1785856154 / 9781785856150  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036574 $12.99
Mugavero, Liz (aka Conte, Cate)  
Pawsitively Organic #5: Custom Baked Murder
When an unpopular businesswoman is murdered, there's a whole pack of suspects. To get to the truth, Stan will have to unearth some shady secrets. Includes pet food recipes.  
Novel, 375 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 1496700198 / 9781496700193  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036408 $7.99
Muller, Marcia / Pronzini, Bill  
Carpenter & Quincannon #5: The Dangerous Ladies Affair
Private detectives Sabina Carpenter and John Quincannon go after a murderous extortionist.  
Novel, 252 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Forge - 2017 - ISBN: 0765381052 / 9780765381057  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036694 $25.99
Nesbø, Jo  
Midnight Sun
A wayward hitman, calling himself Ulf, arrives in a tiny town in northern Norway, where the locals ask few questions and supply him with food, shelter, and a gun. Once a fixer for a cruel drug lord, Ulf has become a man his boss needs fixed. Can this strange town offer Ulf a chance at redemption while he awaits the arrival of those hunting him?  
Novel, 260 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2017 - ISBN: 0804172579 / 9780804172578  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036588 $15.00
O'Connor, Carlene  
Irish Village #1: Murder in an Irish Village
In County Cork, the O'Sullivans run a family bistro. When they unlock the shop one morning and discover a dead body at one of the tables, Siobhan sets out to solve the crime and restore the bistro's reputation.  
Novel, 344 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 1617738468 / 9781617738463  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036419 $7.99
Ohlsson, Kristina  
Fredrika Bergman #5: The Chosen
When a Jewish teacher is shot to death, and a few hours later two Jewish boys go missing, Fredrika Bergman and Alex Recht of the Stockholm police face their toughest challenge ever.  
Novel, 484 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Washington Square - 2016 - ISBN: 1476734062 / 9781476734064  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036344 $17.00
Olsen, Gregg  
Waterman & Stark #3: Just Try to Stop Me
A serial killer has escaped from prison and is plotting her revenge, determined that this time, detective Kendall Stark and forensic pathologist Birdy Waterman won't be able to stop her.  
Novel, 439 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pinnacle - 2016 - ISBN: 0786029986 / 9780786029983  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036395 $9.99
Orgain, Diana  
Love or Money #3: Third Time's a Crime
At a haunted California castle, Georgia and nine other contestants are supposed to solve the 1960 disappearance of a teenager. But one of the contestants has been found drowned at the bottom of the empty swimming pool.  
Novel, 277 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0425271706 / 9780425271704  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036406 $7.99
Parker, Robert B. - of interest: Knott, Robert  
Cole & Hitch #8: Blackjack
There's new trouble in Appaloosa: Boston Bill Black, owner of the new casino. The man vanishes when word comes through he's wanted for murder. It's up to territorial marshals Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch to track him down.  
Novel, 353 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 1101982527 / 9781101982525  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036396 $9.99
Pattison, Eliot  
Shan Tao Yun #8: Soul of the Fire
Startled to be chosen to fill a vacancy on an international commission investigating Tibetan suicides, Shan Tao Yun soon learns that his predecessor was murdered, and that the commission is presenting self-immolation protests as acts of crime and terrorism. When he discovers that the most recent immolation was actually a murder, he must make a desperate effort to uncover the commission's secrets.  
Novel, 292 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250118611 / 9781250118615  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036714 $15.99
Pavone, Chris  
The Expats
When her husband is offered a job in Luxembourg, Kate Moore jumps at the chance to leave her own double life behind. But when another American couple arrives, she grows to suspect that they are not who they claim to be. Is her own past catching up with her? Kate begins to dig, and uncovers a mind-boggling long-play con that threatens her family and her life.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2013 Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author
♦  Winner of the 2013 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2013 Thriller Award for Best First Novel
♦  Shortlisted for the 2012 UK Crime Writers' New Blood Dagger
 
Novel, 498 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2012 HC  
Broadway - 2016 - ISBN: 0451498941 / 9780451498946  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036392 $9.99
Perry, Anne  
Thomas Pitt #31: Treachery at Lancaster Gate
When a bomb goes off during an important - and secret - police raid, killing several officers, Pitt investigates. The evidence trail leads him straight to a deadly crime in the drawing rooms of London's elite.  
Novel, 288 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Ballantine - 2017 - ISBN: 110188634X / 9781101886342  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036595 $16.00
Perry, Carol J.  
Witch City #4: Murder Go Round
On a trip to an auction, a silver samovar gives Lee visions of murder. Guided by her gift and by her wise tabby cat, Lee sets out to catch the killer. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 367 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 149670715X / 9781496707154  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036411 $7.99
Perry, Thomas  
Forty Thieves
Sid and Ronnie Abel are a married detective team. Ed and Nicole Hoyt are married assassins. The couples have little in common, until they're both hired to do damage control on the same murder case. The Abels have been hired to crack the case - and the Hoyts have been hired to make sure that doesn't happen.  
Novel, 356 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Mysterious Press - 2017 - ISBN: 0802126383 / 9780802126382  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036752 $16.00
Plakcy, Neil S.  
Angus Green #1: The Next One Will Kill You
When his fellow agents find out he was involved in a strip trivia contest at a Miami gay bar, Angus Green is worried it will crash his FBI career. Instead, he's moved from a desk job to a case that brings mayhem at every turn.  
Novel, 265 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
Diversion - 2016 - ISBN: 1682303012 / 9781682303016  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036191 $14.99


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