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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Mystery Scene #147
Lee Child; Ed Gorman obituary; great gifts for mystery lovers; reviews; more.  
Magazine, 68 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2016 - ISBN: mystscene147  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036791 $7.50
 
Mystery Scene #148
Belinda Bauer; Ian Rankin; legal thrillers; reviews; more.  
Magazine, 68 pages, Magazine, 1st Edition  
KBS Communications - 2017 - ISBN: mystscene148  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036832 $7.50
Anderson, Frederick Irving  
The Purple Flame and Other Detective Stories
Lost Classics Volume 38. Mystery stories, many set in 1920s and 1930s New York City. Detectives in the stories include manhunter Deputy Parr, and 'extinct author' Oliver Armiston, who stopped writing ingenious crime stories because criminals were copying his gimmicks.  
Collection, 247 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Crippen & Landru - 2017 - ISBN: 193636316X / 9781936363162  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036841 $19.00
Andrews, Donna  
Meg Langslow #20: Die Like an Eagle
When the lookalike brother of petty, vindictive Biff Brown is found murdered, Meg suspects Biff might have been the intended victim.  
Novel, 293 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's - 2017 - ISBN: 1250130670 / 9781250130679  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037139 $7.99
Atherton, Nancy  
Aunt Dimity #21: Aunt Dimity and the Buried Treasure
Decades ago, an unsuccessful suitor gave Dimity a gold and garnet bracelet. When it turns up in the attic, Aunt Dimity tasks Lori with returning it to that long-ago beau.  
Novel, 230 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 1101981318 / 9781101981313  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037416 $15.00
Beaton, M.C.  
Hamish Macbeth #32: Death of a Nurse
Hamish must find out who killed a beautiful private nurse.  
Novel, 270 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Grand Central - 2017 - ISBN: 1455558273 / 9781455558278  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036883 $7.99
Blake, Bethany  
Lucky Paws #1: Death by Chocolate Lab
When the controversial owner of the Blue Ribbon K-9 Academy is murdered, pet sitter Daphne Templeton turns sleuth to clear her sister's name. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 327 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 1496707389 / 9781496707383  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037253 $7.99
Box, C.J.  
Joe Pickett #16: Off the Grid
Nate Romanowski is off the grid, recuperating from wounds and trying to deal with past crimes, when a special ops group approaches him. If he'll help them destroy a domestic terror cell, they'll make his criminal record disappear. But Joe Pickett discovers they're not what they seem, and they have a much different plan in mind.  
Novel, 368 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0399185488 / 9780399185489  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037267 $9.99
Brightwell, Emily  
Mrs. Jeffries #35: Mrs. Jeffries Rights a Wrong
Inspector Witherspoon and his staff have a lengthy list of suspects when a murder victim turns out to be less of an amiable businessman and more of a duplicitous con man, with enemies on both sides of the Atlantic.  
Novel, 289 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 039958420X / 9780399584206  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037415 $16.00
Brown, Rita Mae / Brown, Sneaky Pie  
Mrs. Murphy #24: Tall Tail
Harry's investigation into a woman's suspicious death leads back to 1784 and the hunt for a brutal slaveholder's murderer. Now it's up to Harry and her furry cohorts to expose the bitter truth and corner a callous killer.  
Novel, 395 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Bantam - 2017 - ISBN: 0553392484 / 9780553392487  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037284 $7.99
Bude, John  
William Meredith #03: The Cheltenham Square Murder
Superintendent Meredith investigates a sudden and unusual death - an arrow to the head, shot through an open window.  
Novel, 246 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1937)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2016 - ISBN: 1464206694 / 9781464206696  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037093 $12.95
Cahoon, Lynn  
Cat Latimer #2: Fatality by Firelight
Cat and Seth escort a group of aspiring writers to the local ski resort; one of the writers winds up a murder suspect when a local ski bum is found dead.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 1496704371 / 9781496704375  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037251 $7.99
Cameron, W. Bruce  
Ruddy McCann #2: Repo Madness
Ruddy finds himself missing the one thing he thought he would be happy to be rid of - the voice of Alan Lottner, dead realtor. He starts to investigate the disappearances of women in the area, and Alan's voice returns. Can they stop the killer before he strikes again?  
Novel, 382 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Forge - 2017 - ISBN: 0765377519 / 9780765377517  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036635 $8.99
Camilleri, Andrea  
The Revolution of the Moon
Novel based on a true story. Sicily, 1677 CE: When her husband dies, Donna Eleanora de Moura takes over rule in Palermo, applying her political acumen to alleviate the poverty and misery that have been producing frequent uprisings in the city. Her progressive measures are considered seditious by the conservative city fathers and the Catholic Church, who immediately seek to have her recalled to Spain.  
Novel, 234 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Europa - 2017 - ISBN: 1609453913 / 9781609453916  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037407 $16.00
Child, Lee  
Jack Reacher Prequel: Night School
1996: Reacher is in the army, but as of tonight he's off the grid, working with an FBI agent, a CIA analyst, and Sergeant Frances Neagley. Their mission: identify and track down a US citizen who is conspiring with a Jihadist sleeper cell and the Saudis to perpetrate a horrific act of terrorism.  
Novel, 462 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Dell - 2017 - ISBN: 0804178828 / 9780804178822  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037304 $9.99
Cleverly, Barbara  
Joe Sandilands #13: Diana's Altar
Cambridge, 1933: When a man dies inside the old All Hallows Church on All Hallows' Eve, Scotland Yard sends Sandilands to investigate. Thrown into a deadly ring of cloak and dagger politics and high society hedonism, he must uncover the truth before the Hellfire Club topples institutions and harms the people he has sworn to protect.  
Novel, 387 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Soho Crime - 2017 - ISBN: 1616958057 / 9781616958053  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037408 $15.95
Connolly, John  
Charlie Parker #14: A Time of Torment
Jerome Burnel, a man destroyed by his own heroism, tells his story to PI Charlie Parker. Now Parker is ready to wage war on the men who use intimidation and murder to rule an isolated community in the name of the being they serve - the Dead King.  
Novel, 465 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Atria - 2017 - ISBN: 1501118331 / 9781501118333  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037211 $16.00
Davis, Lindsey  
Flavia Albia #4: The Graveyard of the Hesperides
Rome, 1st century CE: Flavia Albia investigates when her lover Faustus' renovation of a rundown tavern turns up human remains buried in the yard.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Shamus Award for Best PI Novel
 
Novel, 325 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250131154 / 9781250131157  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037133 $16.99
Evanovich, Janet / Goldberg, Lee  
Kate O'Hare #5: The Pursuit
Nick Fox has been kidnapped, and FBI special agent Kate O'Hare is in hot pursuit of the crook who stole her con man.  
Novel, 334 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Bantam - 2017 - ISBN: 0553392794 / 9780553392791  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037261 $8.99
Furst, Alan  
A Hero of France
France, 1941: Ordinary men and women, determined to take down the occupying Nazis, must outmaneuver collaborators, informers, blackmailers and spies, risking everything to fulfill perilous missions. Mathieu leads a group that helps downed British flyers escape back to England. Now the group faces a new threat dispatched by the Reich to destroy them all.  
Novel, 234 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Random House - 2017 - ISBN: 0812986466 / 9780812986464  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037396 $16.00
Gordon, Alexia  
Gethsemane Brown #1: Murder in G Major
Conductor Gethsemane Brown takes a job turning rowdy Irish schoolboys into an award-winning orchestra. She gets to stay in a lovely cottage - haunted by the ghost of the former owner. Falsely accused of killing his wife and himself, he begs Gethsemane to clear his name so he can rest in peace.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Agatha Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 271 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Henery - 2016 - ISBN: 1635110572 / 9781635110579  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036959 $15.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow #109: The Blur / Blue Face
The Blur: The Shadow attempts to rescue Margo Lane from a mysterious super-foe.

Blue Face: Blue Face conducts sadistic attacks for surprisingly small returns, but The Shadow knows there is more to the bizarre crimes than meets the eye.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1941 / 1942)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 160877211X / 9781608772117  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036803 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #110: The House on the Ledge / League of Death
Plus Shadow comic story 'The Sabotage Ring'.

The House on the Ledge: Fleeing from counterfeiters, a young woman and her guardian don't realize their only hope lurks in the shadows.

League of Death: The Shadow investigates the strange riddle of killers who take their own lives along with those of their victims.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1941 / 1941)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772144 / 9781608772148  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036804 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #111: The Radium Murders / The Crystal Skull
Plus Shadow radio script 'The Case of the Flaming Skull' by Alfred Bester.

The Radium Murders: Can The Shadow ferret out a deadly scientific mastermind?

The Crystal Skull: Plundered art treasures from war-torn Europe are offered for sale by a sinister swindler.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1937 / 1944)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772179 / 9781608772179  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036805 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow Annual #2: The Black Master / The Shadow's Shadow / The Death Giver
The Black Master: The invisible hand of a criminal kills the men who serve him, leaving no trace except the promise of future murders.

The Shadow's Shadow: An enemy from his past knows the hidden secrets of the man who became The Shadow.

The Death Giver: Lamont Cranston battles a malefactor who spreads death for the sheer love of killing.  
Omnibus, 191 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1932 / 1932 / 1933)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772160 / 9781608772162  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036806 $19.95


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