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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 116
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Rowland, Laura Joh  
Sarah Bain #1: The Ripper's Shadow
London, 1888: Whitechapel photographer Sarah Bain supplements her meager income by taking illicit 'boudoir photographs' of the local ladies. When two of her models are gruesomely murdered, she suspects it's more than coincidence, and with a motley crew of friends begins delving into the crime of the century.  
Novel, 358 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Crooked Lane - 2017 - ISBN: 1683310055 / 9781683310051  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036761 $25.99
Royal, Priscilla  
Prioress Eleanor #13: The Proud Sinner
1282 CE: Seven abbots are en route to meet a papal legate in Norfolk, but stop at the priory when one of them falls ill. The man dies horribly, and then another falls ill. And another. Can Prioress Eleanor and her associates find out who is responsible?  
Novel, 224 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen - 2017 - ISBN: 1464207275 / 9781464207273  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036754 $15.95
Ryan, Sofie (aka Kelly, Sofie)  
Second Chance Cat #4: Telling Tails
Rose delivers a customer's purchase just in time to see the man murdered by his wife. She is knocked out, and when she wakes up, the police don't believe her - the wife has evidence showing that he ran off with another woman. It's up to Charlotte's Angels to uncover the truth.  
Novel, 291 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 1101991208 / 9781101991206  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036405 $7.99
Scottoline, Lisa  
Don't Go
When his wife dies in an apparent household accident, an Army doctor returns from overseas only to be confronted with a shocking secret. His most important battle faces him on the home front, and he'll have to put it all on the line to save what's dearest to him.  
Novel, 420 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC  
St. Martin's - 2017 - ISBN: 1250117003 / 9781250117007  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036626 $8.99
Searle, Nicholas  
The Good Liar
When veteran con artist Roy meets wealthy widow Betty online, he knows she's an easy mark, and goes to work. He's sure his scheme will be a success. But as long-hidden secrets are forced into the light, there is a reckoning to be made.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 New Blood Dagger
 
Novel, 332 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Harper - 2017 - ISBN: 0062407503 / 9780062407504  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036491 $15.99
Sebestyen, Victor  
1946: The Making of the Modern World
Drawing on new archival material and interviews, journalist Sebestyen reviews major postwar decisions, discussing the economic collapse, starvation, ethnic cleansing, and displacement that followed World War II.  
Nonfiction, 438 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Vintage - 2016 - ISBN: 1101910283 / 9781101910283  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036575 $18.00
Shelton, Paige  
Dangerous Type #2: Bookman Dead Style
The local film festival brings stars galore to town. When Clare sees cinema's hottest superhero being arrested, accused of killing his sister, she decides to clear his name.  
Novel, 276 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0425277267 / 9780425277263  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036415 $7.99
Shelton, Paige  
Scottish Bookshop #1: The Cracked Spine
f. Delaney is excited about starting a new job in Edinburgh, at a rare book and manuscript shop. When a precious artifact goes missing and a coworker's sister is murdered, Delaney decides to apply some American ingenuity to the case.  
Novel, 279 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's - 2017 - ISBN: 1250118220 / 9781250118226  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036631 $7.99
Sheridan, Sara  
Mirabelle Bevan #1: Brighton Belle
1951: Mirabelle's new job at a debt collection agency seems like a step toward a more tranquil life after her wartime experiences as an operative. But as she follows up on a routine loan to a pregnant Hungarian refugee, she becomes suspicious when the woman is reported dead, along with her unborn child. Mirabelle and her feisty sidekick Vesta investigate.  
Novel, 246 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 1496701208 / 9781496701206  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036591 $15.00
Siciliano, Sam  
Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Moonstone's Curse
Charles Bromley's wife has refused an offer to sell a family diamond that is said to be cursed. When a jeweler is murdered and the diamond is stolen, Holmes and Vernier must try to unravel a mystery centuries in the making.  
Novel, 319 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2017 - ISBN: 1785652524 / 9781785652523  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036573 $12.95
Sigurdardóttir, Yrsa  
Thora Gudmundsdottir #6: The Silence of the Sea
A yacht crashes into a Reykjavik pier, but no one is on board. What happened to the crew? And what happened to the family who were aboard when the yacht left Lisbon?  
Novel, 325 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250115558 / 9781250115553  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036712 $15.99
Sigurdardóttir, Yrsa  
The Undesired
Odinn is looking into alleged abuse at a juvenile detention center in rural Iceland, following the unexplained death of the colleague who was previously running the investigation. The more he finds out, the more it looks like there are links to odd events there in the 1970s.  
Novel, 353 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250107407 / 9781250107404  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036701 $25.99
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #30: Maigret's First Case
When a Paris musician witnesses an altercation that may have become a murder, he heads to the nearest police station, and the young Maigret becomes embroiled in his first case.  
Novel, 185 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1949)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241206383 / 9780241206386  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036576 $12.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #31: My Friend Maigret (alternate title: The Methods of Maigret)
While Inspector Pyke of Scotland Yard is staying with Maigret to observe his methods, word comes of the murder of a small-time crook on a Mediterranean island. The mystery takes Maigret and Pyke into the shadowy world of art forgery.  
Novel, 178 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1949)  
Penguin - 2016 - ISBN: 0241206391 / 9780241206393  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036577 $12.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #32: Maigret at the Coroner's
In Arizona on a study tour of America, Maigret spends a day observing the local coroner, and becomes absorbed in the circumstances surrounding a young woman's murder.  
Novel, 174 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1949)  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0241206812 / 9780241206812  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036578 $12.00
Sims, Michael  
Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes
Sims traces the circuitous development of Conan Doyle as the father of the modern mystery.  
Nonfiction, 245 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Bloomsbury - 2017 - ISBN: 1632860392 / 9781632860392  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036693 $27.00
Smith, Alexander McCall  
44 Scotland Street #11: The Bertie Project
Irene has returned from the Middle East, only to discover that her son Bertie has been exposed to the worst of evils: cartoons, movies, and carbonated beverages. Her wrath is about to descend on her unfortunate husband Stuart. Meanwhile, Bruce has fallen in love, Big Lou wants to adopt, Matthew and Elspeth host the Duke of Johannesburg for supper, and Bertie wants to go live with his grandmother Nicola.  
Novel, 291 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Anchor - 2017 - ISBN: 0525433007 / 9780525433002  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036592 $15.00
Smith, Karen Rose  
Caprice De Luca #6: Shades of Wrath
Caprice is helping decorate a women's shelter, and decides to investigate when the shelter's director is murdered. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 298 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2016 - ISBN: 1617737747 / 9781617737749  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036390 $7.99
Smith, Wilbur / Cain, Tom  
Hector Cross #3: Predator
To stop a vengeful old enemy who has resurfaced and hunt down a deadly new nemesis bent on world domination, Cross will have to take the law into his own hands.  
Novel, 514 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
William Morrow - 2016 - ISBN: 006227659X / 9780062276599  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036507 $9.99
Staub, Wendy Corsi  
Lily Dale #1: Nine Lives
A detour takes Bella Jordan to a town populated by spirit mediums, where a woman's unexpected death has left a pregnant cat without an owner and a busy inn without a keeper. After agreeing to help out, it doesn't take Bella long to realize that the woman was murdered.  
Novel, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Crooked Lane - 2016 - ISBN: 1629538256 / 9781629538259  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035606 $15.99
Stevens, Chevy  
That Night
When her sister was murdered years ago, Toni and her boyfriend Ryan went to prison for the crime. Now Toni is on parole in her hometown, trying to avoid being sent back to prison. But nothing is making that easy: not Ryan, who thinks he can figure out the truth; not her mother, who doubts Toni's innocence; and not the women who made Toni's life hell in high school and may have darker secrets than anyone realizes.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2015 Thriller Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 373 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's - 2017 - ISBN: 1250117011 / 9781250117014  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036630 $7.99
Stewart, Fran  
ScotShop #3: A Wee Homicide in the Hotel
When Big Willie, a long-time champion of the Highland Festival, is found dead in his hotel room, Peggy decides it's up to her and her ghostly companion Dirk to suss out the killer.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0425270335 / 9780425270332  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036412 $7.99
Stratford, Jordan  
Wollstonecraft Detective Agency #2: The Case of the Girl in Grey
Ages 8 and up. 1826: After the success of their first case, all of London knows that Ada and Mary are the girls to go to if you have a problem. Their new case involves a horrible hospital, a missing will, a hasty engagement, and a suspiciously slippery servant.  
Novel, 216 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Yearling - 2017 - ISBN: 0385754477 / 9780385754477  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036598 $6.99
Sutton, Phoef  
Crush #2: Heart Attack and Vine
Crush's latest job, acting as bodyguard to a con artist who has reinvented herself as a movie star, draws him into a criminal mess that requires all his brawn, skill, and savvy.  
Novel, 257 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Prospect Park - 2016 - ISBN: 193884968X / 9781938849688  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035557 $16.00
Tate, Clover  
Kite Shop #1: Blown Away
Emmy has moved to the Oregon coast to start her own kite business. When she finds a dead man on the beach, and her best friend becomes a suspect, Emmy is determined to find the real killer.  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0425283542 / 9780425283547  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036416 $7.99


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