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Nesbø, Jo  
Harry Hole #11: The Thirst
Publisher's signed edition with signature page tipped in; 'Signed First Edition' sticker on front of jacket. Harry is drawn back into the Oslo police force when a serial murderer begins targeting Tinder daters - a murderer whose MO reignites Harry's hunt for a nemesis from his past.  
Novel, 462 pages, Hardcover, Later Printing  
Knopf - 2017 - ISBN: 0385352166 / 9780385352161  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037387 $26.95
Parker, Robert B. - of interest: Atkins, Ace  
Spenser #45: Slow Burn
Hired to look into a deadly apartment building fire, Spenser learns that, not only was it arson, but it might be tied to similar fires plaguing one of Boston's oldest neighborhoods. He follows the trail through a mire of corruption and greed.  
Novel, 329 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0425283194 / 9780425283196  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037302 $9.99
Patrick, Renee  
Frost & Head #1: Design for Dying
Los Angeles, 1937: Lilian Frost is a suspect in the murder of her former roommate, who died wearing a gown stolen from Edith Head's wardrobe department. To clear Lillian's name and save Edith's career, the two women join forces.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Agatha Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 317 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Forge - 2017 - ISBN: 0765381850 / 9780765381859  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036719 $15.99
Pattison, Eliot  
Duncan McCallum #4: Blood of the Oak
1765: Duncan McCallum investigates ritualistic murders that are strangely connected to both the theft of an Iroquois artifact and a series of murders and kidnappings in the network of runners supporting the recently formed Committees of Correspondence.  
Novel, 417 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Counterpoint - 2017 - ISBN: 1619029073 / 9781619029071  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037087 $15.95
Pattison, Eliot  
Shan Tao Yun #9: Skeleton God
Shan Tao Yun, now the reluctant constable of a remote Tibetan town, has learned to expect the impossible at the roof of the world, but nothing has prepared him for what he discovers when he investigates a report that a nun has been savagely assaulted by ghosts.  
Novel, 309 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250067626 / 9781250067623  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036702 $25.99
Pegau, Cathy  
Charlotte Brody #3: Murder on Location
1920: When a local Native group grows angry at how they're being portrayed in a motion picture, fights break out. Then the inebriated director ends up in a crevasse and dies of exposure. Coroner Michael Brody suspects that nature was not responsible for the man's death, and Charlotte's report on the filming turns into a crime story.  
Novel, 273 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 1496700589 / 9781496700582  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037395 $15.00
Penny, Louise  
Armand Gamache #12: A Great Reckoning
A strange old map found in the walls of the bistro in Three Pines eventually leads Armand Gamache to shattering secrets, and to places even he is afraid to go. And there he finds four cadets in the Quebec police academy, and a dead professor.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
♦  Winner of the 2017 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 575 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's - 2017 - ISBN: 1250130743 / 9781250130747  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037137 $9.99
Penny, Louise  
Armand Gamache #12: A Great Reckoning
A strange old map found in the walls of the bistro in Three Pines eventually leads Armand Gamache to shattering secrets, and to places even he is afraid to go. And there he finds four cadets in the Quebec police academy, and a dead professor.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2016 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel
♦  Winner of the 2017 Anthony Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, 386 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 1250022118 / 9781250022110  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037131 $16.99
Petrie, Nick  
Peter Ash #1: The Drifter
When a friend from the Marines commits suicide, traumatized veteran Peter Ash helps the man's widow with some home repairs. Under her porch, he finds the ugliest, meanest dog he's ever encountered - and a suitcase stuffed with cash and explosives.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Edgar Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2016 Hammett Prize
♦  Winner of the 2017 Thriller Award for Best First Novel
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Anthony Award for Best First Novel
 
Novel, 431 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0735215200 / 9780735215207  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037262 $8.99
Ponti, James  
Florian Bates #1: Framed!
Ages 8 and up. You're only half done with your homework, but the Director of the FBI keeps texting you for help. Do you save your grade, or your country? If you're Florian Bates, you figure out a way to do both.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery
 
Novel, 292 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Aladdin - 2017 - ISBN: 1481436317 / 9781481436311  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037201 $7.99
Preston, Douglas / Child, Lincoln  
Pendergast #16: The Obsidian Chamber
After an otherworldly confrontation, Pendergast is missing, presumed dead. His ward Constance retreats to her chambers beneath the family mansion only to be taken captive by a shadowy figure from the past. Pendergast's longtime bodyguard Proctor pursues Constance's captor through cities, across oceans, and into wastelands unknown, but by the time he discovers the truth, a terrifying engine has stirred, and it may already be too late.  
Novel, 437 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Grand Central - 2017 - ISBN: 145553689X / 9781455536894  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036885 $9.99
Pronzini, Bill  
The Violated
Suspicion falls on the friends and relatives of recent rape victims when a registered sex offender's mutilated corpse is found in a small California town. The police face increasing pressure from the public in a case that has no easy solution.  
Novel, 252 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Bloomsbury - 2017 - ISBN: 1632866609 / 9781632866608  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036696 $26.00
Quentin, Patrick  
The Puzzles of Peter Duluth
Lost Classics Volume 37. Two previously uncollected novellas plus two short stories featuring detective Peter Duluth, who finds himself in perilous situations from which he can only extricate himself (and his actress wife Iris) by solving the crime.  
Collection, 197 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Crippen & Landru - 2017 - ISBN: 1936363143 / 9781936363148  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036840 $19.00
Quinn, Spencer (aka Abrahams, Peter)  
Bowser & Birdie #2: Arf
Ages 8 and up. Bowser has questions. Why is Birdie looking worried? Who broke into their house? Why is the new girl in town digging into the mystery of what happened to Birdie's dad, a policeman killed in the line of duty? Bowser better keep his ears perked and his paws ready, because a cold case is heating up.  
Novel, 293 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Scholastic - 2017 - ISBN: 054564335X / 9780545643351  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036962 $7.99
Rader-Day, Lori  
The Day I Died
Anna knows people better than they know themselves with only a glance at their handwriting. She likes to keep the mess of other people's lives at arm's length and on paper. But when she's asked to use her expertise on a ransom note found at a murder scene in her small town, she can't help getting involved.  
Novel, 406 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
William Morrow - 2017 - ISBN: 0062560298 / 9780062560292  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037040 $14.99
Reilly, Linda  
Deep Fried #3: A Frying Shame
When the winner of the summer festival cooking contest winds up murdered, it's up to Talia to catch the killer. Includes recipes.  
Novel, 292 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0425274152 / 9780425274156  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037275 $7.99
Ribchester, Lucy  
The Hourglass Factory
1912: When a famous trapeze artist disappears in the middle of her act, Fleet Street reporter Frances George teams up with Inspector Frederick Primrose to investigate. The trail leads to a secret society with ties to both London's glittering socialites and its criminal underworld.  
Novel, 502 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Pegasus - 2017 - ISBN: 1681773368 / 9781681773360  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036457 $15.95
Rickman, Phil  
Merrily Watkins #14: All of a Winter's Night
It begins with a bleak village funeral. In the early hours of the following morning, Merrily and her daughter Jane are made aware that Aidan Lloyd will not be resting in peace: a rural tradition is displaying its sinister side as an old feud reignites.  
Novel, 487 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Corvus UK - 2017 - ISBN: 1782396977 / 9781782396970  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036991 $27.95
Riggs, Cynthia  
Martha's Vineyard #13: Trumpet of Death
Dead bodies are cropping up on Martha's Vineyard. The police have questions about the killer's identity, and turn to 92-year-old poet / sleuth Victoria Turnbull, who knows the island and its inhabitants intimately. Will she be able to find the truth and clear the name of someone close to her?  
Novel, 295 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2017 - ISBN: 125012266X / 9781250122667  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037129 $25.99
Robb, Candace  
Kate Clifford #2: A Twisted Vengeance
1399 CE: Kate's mother has returned to York under suspicious circumstances, and settled next door to establish a house of beguines. When one of the women is set upon in the night, Kate know that for the safety of her young wards she must investigate.  
Novel, 296 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Pegasus - 2017 - ISBN: 1681774526 / 9781681774527  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036964 $25.95
Rolls, Anthony  
Family Matters
Robert is an eccentric failure of a man, hunting for Roman artifacts and devoting himself to bizarre mystical beliefs. Robert's wife Bertha thinks he is dreadful. Everything is wrong, and with the entrance of a bohemian bachelor from London who catches Bertha's eye, they take a turn for the worse.  
Novel, 237 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1933)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2017 - ISBN: 1464207429 / 9781464207426  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037095 $12.95
Rolls, Anthony  
Scarweather
In 1913, John Farringdale and his cousin Eric Foster visit a famous archeologist at his home on the coast. Eric is attracted to the man's much younger wife, and matters soon take a dangerous turn. Fifteen years later, the final scene of the drama is enacted.  
Novel, 243 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1934)  
Poisoned Pen / British Library - 2017 - ISBN: 1464207402 / 9781464207402  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037094 $12.95
Rosett, Sara  
Ellie Avery #9: Marriage, Monsters-in-Law, and Murder
After agreeing to help plan a wedding on a Georgia barrier island, organizer Ellie Avery investigates when a member of the wedding party is murdered.  
Novel, 284 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 161773148X / 9781617731488  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037258 $7.99
Runcie, James  
Grantchester #6: Sidney Chambers and the Persistence of Love
1970s: Archdeacon Sidney Chambers investigates a man's murder, a missing religious text, art-world corruption, and his nephew's disappearance.  
Collection, 344 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Bloomsbury - 2017 - ISBN: 1632867958 / 9781632867957  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037134 $17.00
Ryan, Robert  
John Watson #4: The Sign of Fear
1917: Watson's friend Sir Gilbert Hardy has been kidnapped; the ransom demand declares Sir Gilbert and four others will face terrible mutilation unless the demands are met. Help comes in the form of an unlikely partnership with enemy spy Miss Pillbody.  
Novel, 436 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Simon & Schuster - 2016 - ISBN: 1471135128 / 9781471135125  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037206 $16.00


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