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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 120
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
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Golakai, H.J.  
Vee Johnson #1: The Lazarus Effect
Vee Johnson, an investigative journalist in Cape Town, and her oddball assistant Chloe Bishop delve into the secrets of the fractured Fourie and Paulsen families. What happened to Jacqui Paulsen, who vanished two years ago?  
Novel, 355 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Cassava Republic - 2017 - ISBN: 1911115081 / 9781911115083  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038587 $14.95
Gooden, Philip  
May We Borrow Your Language?
The English language is a linguistic mongrel, its vocabulary resulting from centuries of borrowing from other tongues: from the Celtic languages of pre-Roman Britain, Norman French, Old Scandinavian, Persian, Sanskrit, Algonquian, Cantonese, Hawaiian, and a host of others. This book explores the stories behind scores of words that the English language has filched.  
Nonfiction, 359 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Head of Zeus - 2017 - ISBN: 1786694557 / 9781786694553  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038297 $12.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #116: Mox / Crime Country
Plus Shadow radio play 'The Stockings Were Hung' by Peter Wright.

Mox: A mysterious mastermind is committing bizarre murders by remote control.

Crime Country: The Dark Avenger returns to Darport to save a legendary lawman from wrongful imprisonment.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1933 / 1940)  
Sanctum Books - 2017 - ISBN: 1608772268 / 9781608772261  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038849 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow #118: Teeth of the Dragon / Jade Dragon
Teeth of the Dragon: The Shadow glides through the deadly mazes of Chinatown to unmask a crime lord.

Jade Dragon: A young woman's purchase leads to serial murders in San Francisco's Chinatown.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1937 / 1948)  
Sanctum Books - 2017 - ISBN: 1608772306 / 9781608772308  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038850 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #119: Crime's Stronghold / Death Diamonds
Crime's Stronghold: The Master Avenger investigates simian burglaries and battles a Super Gorilla.

Death Diamonds: Only The Shadow knows why thieves are ignoring priceless diamonds to purloin lesser gemstones.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1941 / 1942)  
Sanctum Books - 2017 - ISBN: 1608772322 / 9781608772322  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038851 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Tinsley, Theodore / Gibson, Walter B.)  
Shadow #120: The Cup of Confucius / No Time for Murder
Plus The Whisperer short story 'The Iron Buddha' by Alan Hathaway writing as Clifford Goodrich.

The Cup of Confucius: Only The Shadow knows the deadly secret that lurks within it.

No Time for Murder: A feathered figure of the Quetzal promises death to all who possess it until The Shadow intervenes.  
Omnibus, 112 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1937 / 1944)  
Sanctum Books - 2017 - ISBN: 1608772330 / 9781608772339  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038852 $14.95
Grant, Maxwell (Gibson, Walter B. / Tinsley, Theodore)  
Shadow #121: Hidden Death / The Shadow Meets The Mask
Plus Shadow radio play 'Murder in the Ball Park' by Jerry Devine.

Master of Flame: Can a dead man kill? Only The Shadow can unearth the bizarre secret.

The Shadow Meets The Mask: The Knight of Darkness is accused of terrible crimes by a radio crusader.  
Omnibus, 128 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1932 / 1944)  
Sanctum Books - 2017 - ISBN: 1608772365 / 9781608772360  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038853 $14.95
Graves, Sarah  
Jake & Ellie #1: Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake
Jake Tiptree and her best friend Ellie White have decided to open a bakery using Ellie's old family recipes. Their plans take an ugly turn when the health inspector is found murdered in their kitchen.  
Novel, Hardcover  
ISBN: 1496711289 / 9781496711281  
 
Expected Early February   ID: #New039193 $25.00
Gregory, Lena  
Bay Island Psychic #3: Clairvoyant and Present Danger
Communications with a ghost land Cass in the middle of a murder investigation - much to the chagrin of local law enforcement.  
Novel, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
ISBN: 0425282775 / 9780425282779  
 
Expected Early February   ID: #New039133 $7.99
Gregory, Susanna  
Thomas Chaloner #12: The Executioner of St. Paul's
1665 CE: St. Paul's Cathedral is crumbling from neglect. Repair or demolish? Both sides have fanatical adherents. Large sums of money have disappeared, and major players have vanished mysteriously. When a skeleton is found, Chaloner reluctantly returns to London to investigate.  
Novel, 456 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
Sphere - 2017 - ISBN: 0751552844 / 9780751552843  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New038209 $13.99
Gunn, Elizabeth  
Sarah Burke #6: Denny's Law
A murder leads Sarah Burke to investigate a money-laundering ring with connections extending far beyond Tucson. But does the key to solving the case lie closer to home than she realizes?  
Novel, 188 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Severn House - 2017 - ISBN: 1847517501 / 9781847517500  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037102 $17.95
Haddock, Nancy  
Silver Six #3: A Crime of Poison
Nixy is in charge of keeping the Fall Folk Art Festival and Bake Sale running smoothly. When a local troublemaker is found dead, two of the Silver Six are accused of his murder. Includes crafting tips and recipes.  
Novel, 294 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley - 2017 - ISBN: 0425275744 / 9780425275740  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New039100 $7.99
Hambly, Barbara  
Benjamin January #14: Drinking Gourd
When Jubal Cain, the man who coordinates the Underground Railroad in Mississippi, is accused of killing Vicksburg's chief conductor, Benjamin January must track down the real killer.  
Novel, 248 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Severn House - 2017 - ISBN: 1847517080 / 9781847517081  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New036838 $17.95
Hambly, Barbara  
Benjamin January #15: Murder in July
1839: When the body of an Englishman is found floating in a New Orleans canal, January uncovers a link to a killer he failed to catch in Paris nine years earlier. Now he must unravel both killings.  
Novel, 250 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Severn House - 2017 - ISBN: 0727887408 / 9780727887405  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New039050 $28.99
Hammett, Dashiell  
The Big Book of the Continental Op
Collects all twenty-eight stories, the original serialized versions of novels Red Harvest and The Dain Curse, and previously unpublished material, starring the Continental Op, a tough, wry, unglamorous gumshoe.  
Collection, 733 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Vintage Crime / Black Lizard - 2017 - ISBN: 0525432957 / 9780525432951  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New039196 $25.00
Harper, Jane  
The Dry
Twenty years ago, Luke and Aaron were each other's alibis when Aaron was accused of murder. Now Luke has been found dead after committing a terrible crime, and Aaron, a federal investigator in Melbourne, has received a note: 'Luke lied. You lied. Be at the funeral.'

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 2017 UK Crime Writers' Gold Dagger
♦  Winner of the 2017 Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel
 
Novel, Trade Paperback  
ISBN: 1250105625 / 9781250105622  
 
Expected Early January   ID: #New039268 $15.99
Harrison, Cora  
Reverend Mother Aquinas #2: A Shocking Assassination
Cork, 1924: When a young reporter is accused of murder, the Reverend Mother investigates.  
Novel, 244 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2016 HC  
Severn House - 2017 - ISBN: 1847517277 / 9781847517272  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New037103 $17.95
Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia  
Bill Slider #20: Shadow Play
DCI Slider and his team investigate the murder of a man with a decidedly shady past. Whose enforcer was he? And what did he have to do with the blackmailing of an MP?  
Novel, 220 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Severn House - 2017 - ISBN: 0727887513 / 9780727887511  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New039051 $28.99
Haseldine, Jane  
Julia Gooden #2: Duplicity
Julia's husband is about to bring Nick Rossi, Detroit's most devious criminal, to trial. When a courthouse bomb kills the key witness and critically injures her husband, Julia is certain Rossi orchestrated the attack. She'll need all her skills as an investigative journalist to follow a trail of blackmail, payback, and political ambition to the truth.  
Novel, Mass Market Paperback  
ISBN: 0786038799 / 9780786038794  
 
Expected Early January   ID: #New039120 $9.99
Hearon, Leigh  
Carson Stables #3: Unbridled Murder
When Annie finds the sleazy owner of a feedlot trampled in his corral, she must track down a killer while trying to save the feedlot horses from slaughter.  
Novel, Mass Market Paperback  
ISBN: 1496714083 / 9781496714084  
 
Expected Early January   ID: #New039129 $7.99
Herbert, A.L.  
Mahalia Watkins #1: Murder with Fried Chicken and Waffles
Running her soul food restaurant in Maryland, Halia Watkins has her hands full cooking, hosting, and keeping her boisterous young cousin Wavonne from sassing the customers. When a fast-talking entrepreneur turns up dead in her kitchen after hours and Wavonne is a suspect, can Halia serve up the real villain?  
Novel, Mass Market Paperback  
ISBN: 1496705025 / 9781496705020  
 
Expected Early February   ID: #New039135 $7.99
Herron, Mick  
Slough House #4: Spook Street
What happens when an old spook loses his mind? Does the Service have a retirement home for those who know too much? Or does someone take care of the senile spy for good? These are River Cartwright's questions when his grandfather develops dementia. And that's not all the agents of Slough House have to worry about after a bomb goes off in the middle of a busy shopping center.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the 2017 UK Crime Writers' Gold Dagger
♦  Winner of the 2017 UK Crime Writers' Steel Dagger (Best Thriller)
 
Novel, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2017 HC  
ISBN: 1616958693 / 9781616958695  
 
Expected Mid December   ID: #New039199 $15.95
Heywood, Joseph  
Woods Cop #10: Buckular Dystrophy
Game warden Grady Service faces a bizarre string of big cases during deer season.  
Novel, Trade Paperback  
Lyons - ISBN: 1493033603 / 9781493033607  
 
Expected Early February   ID: #New039023 $18.95
Hiebert, Michael  
Leah Teal #3: A Thorn Among the Lilies
After agreeing to take her daughter to a psychic for a reading, detective Leah Teal is startled when the psychic instead hints at a string of gruesome murders and insists that Leah intervene to prevent more.  
Novel, 365 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2015 Trade PB  
Pinnacle - 2017 - ISBN: 0786039884 / 9780786039883  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New039114 $9.99
Higgins, Jack  
Sean Dillon #22: The Midnight Bell
Ripples from events in Ulster, London, and Washington, DC, meet and overlap, creating havoc in their wake. Desperate men will act, secrets will be revealed, and the midnight bell will toll.  
Novel, Mass Market Paperback  
ISBN: 0399185321 / 9780399185328  
 
Expected Early January   ID: #New039118 $9.99


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