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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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Hodgson, Antonia  
Tom Hawkins #2: The Last Confession of Thomas Hawkins
London, 1728: Tom Hawkins is headed to the gallows, accused of murder. He may not be much of a gentleman, but he is innocent. He's just adept at finding his way into a spot of bad luck. Now he must scramble to save his life and protect those he loves.  
Novel, 386 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Mariner - 2017 - ISBN: 0544944380 / 9780544944381  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036968 $14.99
Jance, J.A.  
Joanna Brady #17: Downfall
Plus bonus Joanna Brady / Ali Reynolds novella 'Random Acts'. Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady investigates when two women fall to their deaths from a small nearby peak. What's their connection? Is this murder/suicide, or double homicide?  
Novel, 487 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
William Morrow - 2017 - ISBN: 0062297724 / 9780062297723  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037047 $9.99
Janik, Erika  
Pistols and Petticoats
A lively exploration of the struggles faced by women in law enforcement and mystery fiction for the past 175 years.  
Nonfiction, 238 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Beacon - 2017 - ISBN: 0807047880 / 9780807047880  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037426 $20.00
Johnson, Carrie H.  
Muriel Mabley #1: Hot Flash
Muriel sweats every detail as a forensic firearms specialist. When her sister in witness protection receives a terrifying warning, Muriel's long-time partner Laughton reveals he knows more than he should about her and Muriel's past. And when Laughton's ex-wife and her new husband turn up dead, his own secrets send Muriel down a twisted trail of disappeared witnesses and wrenching betrayal.  
Novel, 265 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Dafina - 2016 - ISBN: 1496703995 / 9781496703996  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036949 $15.00
Johnson, Craig  
Walt Longmire: The Highwayman
When Rosey Wayman is transferred to the Wind River Canyon, an area notorious for a lack of radio communication, she starts receiving 'officer needs assistance' calls. The problem? They're coming from Bobby Womack, a legendary Arapaho patrolman who met a fiery death in the canyon decades ago. With an investigation that spans this world and the next, Sheriff Walt Longmire and Henry Standing Bear take on a case that pits them against a legend: The Highwayman.  
Novella, 190 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0735220905 / 9780735220904  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037418 $13.00
Jones, G. Wayman (Daniels, Norman)  
Black Bat #05: The Black Bat's Triumph / Markets of Treason
Plus The Mask comic story 'Bitter Battle Against Crime'.

The Black Bat's Triumph: Murder runs rampant as hunchback killers terrorize the city.

Markets of Treason: The Cowled Crimebuster investigates when ex-bootleggers band together.  
Omnibus, 127 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1940 / 1940)  
Sanctum Books - 2016 - ISBN: 1608772128 / 9781608772124  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036802 $14.95
Kerr, Philip  
Bernie Gunther #11: The Other Side of Silence
French Riviera, 1956: W. Somerset Maugham is being blackmailed. Is it because of his unorthodox lifestyle, or does it hark back to his time with the British Secret Service? He turns to Bernie Gunther for professional advice.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2016 Historical Dagger
 
Novel, 400 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0399185194 / 9780399185199  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037398 $16.00
King, Laurie R.  
Mary Russell #14: The Murder of Mary Russell
Mary Russell is used to her own dark secrets, and those of her partner Sherlock Holmes. But she is shocked when Samuel Hudson arrives, claiming to be Mrs. Hudson's son. The story he tells cannot possibly be true, yet Mary believes him as surely as she believes the threat of the gun in his hand.  
Novel, 361 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Bantam - 2017 - ISBN: 0804177929 / 9780804177924  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037391 $16.00
King, Wesley  
OCDaniel
Ages 8 and up. Daniel spends most of his time hoping no one at school notices his strange habits. He hopes no one notices he's crazy. Then he gets a note: 'I need your help'. And suddenly Daniel is swept up in a mystery that might change everything for him.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery
 
Novel, 294 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Simon & Schuster - 2017 - ISBN: 148145532X / 9781481455329  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037202 $7.99
Koryta, Michael  
Mark Novak #1: Last Words
A girl's body has been pulled from the perilous cave system beneath southern Indiana. When the man who found the girl winds up suspected of killing her, he begs PI Mark Novak to uncover the truth.  
Novel, 490 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 HC  
Little, Brown - 2017 - ISBN: 0316122653 / 9780316122658  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036884 $7.99
Krueger, William Kent  
Cork O'Connor #15: Manitou Canyon
When a man camping in the Boundary Waters goes missing in November, Cork agrees to continue looking for him after the official search ends, and heads into the wilderness alone. As the days pass, Cork's family awaits his return. When they mount a search, they don't find Cork, just his campsite - and a lot of blood.  
Novel, 328 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Atria - 2017 - ISBN: 1476749272 / 9781476749273  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037210 $16.00
Lagercrantz, David  
Fall of Man in Wilmslow
1954: With a witch-hunt for homosexuals raging across Britain, no one is surprised when mathematician Alan Turing is found dead. It's widely assumed he committed suicide, but DS Leonard Corell, who dreamed of a career in higher mathematics, suspects greater forces are involved.  
Novel, 400 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2017 - ISBN: 1101970413 / 9781101970416  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037404 $16.00
Lansdale, Joe R.  
Hap & Leonard: Blood and Lemonade
As a liberal young man in East Texas, Hap Collins is discovering his passion for two-fisted justice in a redneck world. Leonard Pine - black, gay, and the ultimate outsider - is already fighting his own battles against racists and bullies. When Hap sees Leonard demolishing an angry mob with his fists (and taunts), it's immediately clear that these two young men have a lot in common  
Novel, 229 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Tachyon - 2017 - ISBN: 1616962534 / 9781616962531  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037088 $15.95
Latham, Mark A.  
Sherlock Holmes: A Betrayal in Blood
Holmes has acquired the famous 'Dracula Papers'. Why did five men really pursue an innocent Transylvanian nobleman to the ends of the earth? Who was really behind the murders? Holmes will have the truth, though he must overcome the genius of Abraham Van Helsing to get it.  
Novel, 296 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2017 - ISBN: 1783298669 / 9781783298662  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037392 $14.95
Lawton, John  
Joe Wilderness #2: The Unfortunate Englishman
1965: Joe is back Berlin, for what should be a straightforward prisoner exchange, an MI6 agent for a KBG operative, swapped on Berlin's bridge of spies. But, as ever, Joe has lined up something on the side, just to make it interesting and profitable. What could possibly go wrong?  
Novel, 352 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Grove - 2017 - ISBN: 0802126359 / 9780802126351  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037086 $16.00
Lehane, Dennis  
Since We Fell
Publisher's signed edition with custom signature page tipped in; 'Signed First Edition' sticker on front of jacket. After a painful past, Rachel has found happiness. But that is threatened when she sees something she shouldn't - or thinks she does. She's pulled into a plot that will test the limits of her damaged psyche and force her to find a strength she never knew she had.  
Novel, 418 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Ecco - 2017 - ISBN: 0062129384 / 9780062129383  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037035 $27.99
Leon, Donna  
Guido Brunetti #16: Suffer the Little Children
Commissario Brunetti is summoned to the hospital bed of a respected pediatrician. Three men had burst into the doctor's apartment, attacked him, and kidnapped his eighteen-month-old son. What could have motivated an assault so violent that it has left the doctor mute? And could this crime be related to the moneymaking scam run by pharmacists that Brunetti's colleague has recently uncovered? As Brunetti delves deeper into the case, a story of infertility, desperation, and illegal dealings begins to unfold.  
Novel, 272 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2007)  
Grove - 2017 - ISBN: 0802126154 / 9780802126153  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037078 $16.00
Leon, Donna  
Guido Brunetti #17: The Girl of His Dreams
A 10-year-old Romani girl is found dead in a Venetian canal; Commissario Brunetti uncovers a world of prejudice and malefaction surrounding the immigrant Romani communities.  
Novel, 276 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2008)  
Grove - 2017 - ISBN: 080212691X / 9780802126917  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037079 $16.00
Leon, Donna  
Guido Brunetti #25: The Waters of Eternal Youth
At the request of his mother-in-law's best friend, Commissario Brunetti looks into a fifteen-year-old incident, involving a young woman who nearly drowned in a canal. Did she fall in, or was she pushed?  
Novel, 292 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Grove - 2017 - ISBN: 0802126375 / 9780802126375  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037077 $16.00
Leon, Donna  
Guido Brunetti #26: Earthly Remains
Publisher's signed edition with custom signature page tipped in. Needing a break from his work, Brunetti goes to a villa on one of the islands in the lagoon. The recuperative stay goes according to plan until the villa's caretaker goes missing after a storm. Brunetti feels compelled to investigate, to understand what happened to the man who had become his friend.  
Novel, 308 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Atlantic Monthly - 2017 - ISBN: 0802126472 / 9780802126474  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037076 $25.00
Lovelace, Earl (editor) / Antoni, Robert (editor)  
Trinidad Noir: The Classics
Classic crime stories set in Trinidad.  
Anthology, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic - 2017 - ISBN: 1617754358 / 9781617754357  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037098 $15.95
MacBride, Stuart  
Logan McRae #10: In the Cold Dark Ground
When DS McRae's missing persons investigation turns up a dead body in the woods, DCI Steel's Major Investigation team charges up from Aberdeen. And, as usual, she wants him to do her job for her. Plus a new Superintendent is making Logan's life miserable, Professional Standards are gunning for Steel, and the head of Aberdeen's criminal underbelly is dying, so rival gangs are eying his territory.  
Novel, 533 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Harper - 2016 - ISBN: 000749467X / 9780007494675  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037037 $15.99
Marsh, Ngaio  
Roderick Alleyn #32: Light Thickens
The Dolphin Theatre is putting on a magnificent production of the Scottish play - until the night the claymore swings and the dummy's head is more than real: there's been a murder behind the scenes. Luckily, Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn is in the audience.  
Novel, 239 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1982)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2016 - ISBN: 1631940651 / 9781631940651  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036728 $14.95
Mathews, Francine (aka Barron, Stephanie)  
Merry Folger #3: Death in a Mood Indigo
A grisly discovery on Sconset beach brings detective Merry Folger a perplexing case. The crime lab can only tell her that the skeletal remains belong to a woman who was strangled to death between two and ten years ago.  
Novel, 326 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (rewritten from the 1997 edition)  
Soho Crime - 2017 - ISBN: 1616957549 / 9781616957544  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037422 $15.95
Mathews, Francine (aka Barron, Stephanie)  
Merry Folger #4: Death in a Cold Hard Light
Jay Santorski should never have drowned in the frigid Nantucket waters. What was he doing out alone in the storm-churned bay? Merry's investigation is all false leads and dead ends - and her police chief father is behind too many of these roadblocks.  
Novel, 341 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Thus (rewritten from the 1998 edition)  
Soho Crime - 2017 - ISBN: 1616957565 / 9781616957568  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037423 $15.95


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