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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
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O'Brien, Kevin  
Hide Your Fear
Caitlin and her kids have moved into an old house. The place was a bargain, but as weeks pass, Caitlin starts receiving messages - first friendly, then unsettling, hinting at the property's dark past.  
Novel, 550 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Pinnacle - 2017 - ISBN: 0786038837 / 9780786038831  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037784 $9.99
Overstreet, Jason  
Harlem Renaissance #1: The Strivers' Row Spy
When Sidney Temple is tapped to be the FBI's first Black agent, he sees a chance to secure real justice, and uses his knack for deception and undercover work to thwart the Bureau's biased investigation in Harlem and provide insider information to Black leaders.  
Novel, 367 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Dafina - 2017 - ISBN: 1496712358 / 9781496712356  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037920 $15.00
Penzler, Otto (editor)  
Bibliomysteries
Stories of crime in the world of books and bookstores.  
Anthology, 526 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Pegasus - 2017 - ISBN: 1681774585 / 9781681774589  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038001 $26.95
Perry, Anne  
William Monk #22: Revenge in a Cold River
London, 1869: When a man Monk has no recollection of attempts to frame him for a series of murders, Monk must rely on his wife Hester and his friend Oliver Rathbone to free him from the charges.  
Novel, 306 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Ballantine - 2017 - ISBN: 1101886374 / 9781101886373  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037922 $16.00
Petrie, Nick  
Peter Ash #2: Burning Bright
On a trip to Northern California, veteran Peter Ash stumbles across investigative journalist June Cassidy, who is on the run from men who tried to kidnap her. She needs time to figure out what they're after, and help from someone with Peter's skills.  
Novel, 459 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Putnam - 2017 - ISBN: 0735217386 / 9780735217386  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037783 $9.99
Pressey, Rose  
Haunted Vintage #5: If the Haunting Fits, Wear It
Cookie is excited about providing vintage hats for a Kentucky Derby party. Her enthusiasm is dampened when a jockey's ghost insists she find his killer.  
Novel, 286 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Kensington - 2017 - ISBN: 1496705556 / 9781496705556  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037763 $7.99
Quinn, Spencer (aka Abrahams, Peter)  
Bowser & Birdie #3: Bow Wow
Ages 8 and up. When Snoozy, the clerk at the Gaux family fishing store, disappears, young Birdie Gaux and her dog Bowser are determined to find him and bring him safely home.  
Novel, 296 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Scholastic - 2017 - ISBN: 1338091344 / 9781338091342  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037513 $16.99
Rendon, Marcie  
Murder on the Red River
So there Cash and Sheriff Wheaton are, staring at the dead Indian lying in the field. Soon Cash is dreaming the dead man's cheap house on the Red Lake Reservation. She has that kind of power. That's the place to start looking, but there's a long and dangerous way to go to find the men who killed him.  
Novel, 202 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Cinco Puntos - 2017 - ISBN: 1941026524 / 9781941026526  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New035560 $15.95
Ribchester, Lucy  
The Amber Shadows
Bletchley Park, 1942: As reports filter in about Hitler's pillaging of Russian artwork, Honey Deschamps receives a package, postmarked in Russia, containing a small piece of amber. Other packages follow; as Honey examines them together, she realizes someone is sending a message, relying on her ability to unravel codes.  
Novel, 451 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Pegasus - 2017 - ISBN: 1681774488 / 9781681774480  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038000 $25.95
Robb, J.D. (aka Roberts, Nora)  
Eve Dallas #44: Echoes in Death
Eve investigates when a surgeon is found dead in his obsessively organized townhouse.  
Novel, 387 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
St. Martin's - 2017 - ISBN: 1250123135 / 9781250123138  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037543 $8.99
Robinson, Peter  
Alan Banks #23: When the Music's Over
Newly promoted Detective Superintendent Alan Banks investigates when a woman claims she was assaulted decades earlier by a man now regarded as a national treasure. Meanwhile, DI Annie Banks investigates when a girl is found dead on a remote roadside.  
Novel, 421 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
William Morrow - 2017 - ISBN: 006239505X / 9780062395054  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037963 $15.99
Sánchez, Mamen  
The Altogether Unexpected Disappearance of Atticus Craftsman
Madrid: Inspector Manchego gets to work unraveling the mystery of an English publisher's disappearance, but there to block him at every turn are the five Spanish women who run the magazine the publisher planned to shut down.  
Novel, 324 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Washington Square - 2017 - ISBN: 1501118889 / 9781501118883  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037678 $16.00
Schmitt, Gerry  
Afton Tangler #1: Little Girl Gone
In a Minneapolis suburb, a baby is abducted and her babysitter is violently assaulted. Family liaison officer Afton Tangler comes to suspect that whoever did this has taken babies before. Can she crack the case before more children go missing?  
Novel, 325 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0425281779 / 9780425281772  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037910 $16.00
Schmitt, Gerry  
Afton Tangler #2: Shadow Girl
Signed by the author on the title page. An ailing businessman's hope for a heart transplant is lost when the helicopter carrying his donor heart is shot out of the sky over Minneapolis. Family liaison officer Afton Tangler is drawn into the case.  
Novel, 309 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0425281787 / 9780425281789  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037892 $26.00
Scottoline, Lisa  
Rosato & Associates #13: Betrayed
Judy Carrier investigates the sudden death of a woman - an undocumented farm worker - who was taking care of Judy's aunt while she went through chemo.  
Novel, 356 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2014 HC  
St. Martin's - 2017 - ISBN: 1250027691 / 9781250027696  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037534 $8.99
Sefton, Maggie  
Knitting #14: Knit to Be Tied
New knitter Nancy is pregnant, but the father of her baby isn't quite the man she dreamed he was. When he dies in a hit-and-run, the knitters are determined to chase down the culprit. Includes a knitting pattern.  
Novel, 256 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0425282511 / 9780425282519  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037743 $7.99
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #36: Maigret at Picratt's (alternate titles: Maigret and the Strangled Stripper / Maigret in Montmartre)
A dancer at a Montmarte club reports to the police that she heard two men planning to kill a countess. The police ignore her claim - until the dancer is found strangled. To get to the truth, Maigret must dive into the seedy underbelly of Paris.  
Novel, 187 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1951 )  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 024124028X / 9780241240281  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037927 $12.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #37: Maigret Takes a Room (alternate title: Maigret Rents a Room)
When a man is killed outside a boarding house, Maigret moves into the boarding house to solve the case.  
Novel, 172 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1951 )  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0241206847 / 9780241206843  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037928 $13.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #38: Maigret and the Tall Woman (alternate title: Maigret and the Burglar's Wife)
A woman Maigret arrested years ago turns to him for help when her safecracker husband discovers a dead body while committing a burglary.  
Novel, 171 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1951 )  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0241277388 / 9780241277386  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037929 $13.00
Simenon, Georges  
Maigret #39: Maigret, Lognon and the Gangsters (alternate title: Maigret and the Killers)
When Maigret learns that his hapless colleague Lognon is being menaced by mobsters from the US, he makes it his mission to bring them to justice.  
Novel, 180 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (new translation of a novel originally published in 1952)  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0241250668 / 9780241250662  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037930 $13.00
Smith, Alexander McCall  
Isabel Dalhousie #11: A Distant View of Everything
Publisher's signed edition with signature page tipped in; 'Signed Copy' sticker on front of jacket. An old acquaintance has engaged in some possibly ill-advised matchmaking; Isabel agrees to look into the background of the man in question, but soon starts to wonder if she's investigating the wrong party.  
Novel, 240 pages, Hardcover, 1st US Edition  
Pantheon - 2017 - ISBN: 0307908941 / 9780307908940  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037887 $25.95
Smith, Alexander McCall  
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #17: Precious and Grace
Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi usually see eye to eye on professional matters, but when a Canadian woman asks for help in recovering memories of her Botswana childhood, differences of opinion arise between the two friends.  
Novel, 227 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Anchor - 2017 - ISBN: 1101972815 / 9781101972816  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037900 $15.00
Summerscale, Kate  
The Wicked Boy
East London, 1895: Thirteen-year-old Robert Coombes confessed to stabbing his mother, but his lawyers argued that he was insane, telling of his severe headaches, his fascination with violent criminals, and his fondness for penny dreadfuls. Summerscale provides a deeply researched and richly detailed narrative of the crime and its aftermath.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime
♦  Finalist for the 2017 Anthony Award for Best Critical or Nonfiction Work
♦  Shortlisted for the 2017 UK Crime Writers' Non-Fiction Dagger
 
Nonfiction, 378 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Penguin - 2017 - ISBN: 0143110462 / 9780143110460  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037899 $17.00
Sund, Erik Axl  
The Crow Girl
An apathetic prosecutor and a bureaucratic police force are uninterested in solving the murder of an immigrant child. When two more bodies are found, Detective Superintendent Jeanette Kihlberg teams up with therapist Sofia Zetterlund to track down a serial killer.  
Novel, 866 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2017 - ISBN: 0345805097 / 9780345805096  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037913 $17.95
Swanson, Denise  
Dime Store #6: Lions and Tigers and Murder, Oh My
PI Jake Del Vecchio has rented office space above the dime store, and it isn't long before Dev finds herself embroiled in his first case.  
Novel, 270 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0451477774 / 9780451477774  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037765 $7.99


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