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Uncle Edgar's Newsletter 96
Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Slaughter, Karin  
Grant County #09 / Will Trent #5: Fallen
Will Trent and Sara Linton investigate when Special Agent Faith Mitchell goes to pick up her daughter from her mother's, and finds the child alone in the toolshed, a gangland hostage situation in her mother's bedroom, and her mother vanished into thin air.  
Novel, 463 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Dell - 2012 - ISBN: 0345528212 / 9780345528216  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016467 $7.99
Sobol, Donald J.  
Encyclopedia Brown #26: Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Secret UFOs
Ages 7 and up. With a knack for trivia, Encyclopedia Brown solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his detective agency. But his dad is also the chief of police, and every night Encyclopedia helps him solve his most baffling crimes. Join Encyclopedia as he solves ten confounding new mysteries: stolen stamps, missing medallions, a shipwreck, and more. And with the clues given in each case, you can solve the mysteries too!  
Novel, 84 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Puffin - 2011 - ISBN: 0142419338 / 9780142419335  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015416 $4.99
Stabenow, Dana  
Kate Shugak #18: Though Not Dead
Kate and the rest of the Park rats are stunned by the death of Old Sam, Kate's eighty-seven-year-old uncle and foster father. He leaves Kate a homestead deep in Alaskan gold mining country, and a letter asking her to find his father, an outsider who disappeared long ago, taking a priceless Russian icon. Kate does her best to fulfill Sam's wish, and various people follow her, in search of the icon, Old Sam's gold, or possibly some other secret of his long life.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2012 Nero Award
 
Novel, 464 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
St. Martin's - 2011 - ISBN: 0312559100 / 9780312559106  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016116 $7.99
Stevenson, Richard  
Donald Strachey #12: Red White Black and Blue
Rumors about the Tea Party's opportunistic gubernatorial candidate paint him as an unfaithful, callous exploiter of young men . . . young men that he puts into the hospital, or perhaps the morgue. Gay PI Don Strachey smells truth in those rumors, but his investigation is confounded by a shadowy conspiracy, witnesses' fear, and a grieving family appallingly willing to give up on justice for a brutalized son and brother.

Awards:
♦  Winner of the 24th Annual Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Mystery
 
Novel, 224 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
MLR - 2011 - ISBN: 160820362X / 9781608203628  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014621 $13.99
Thomas, Donald  
Sherlock Holmes and the Ghosts of Bly
Four original tales featuring the great detective.
    Contents
  • The Case of a Boy's Honour
  • The Case of the Ghosts at Bly
  • Sherlock Holmes the Actor
  • The Case of the Matinee Idol
 
Collection, 364 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Pegasus - 2012 - ISBN: 1605982784 / 9781605982786  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015636 $14.95
Thompson, Brian  
Bella Wallis #2: The Sailor's Ransom (HC title: The Captain's Table)
London, 1875: Philip Westland comes to Bella with a problem: his best friend is smitten by Miss Mary Skillane, an heiress whose father has promised her to Robert Judd, a vulgar treasure seeker. Mary is due to inherit the Skillane pearls, but it seems the pearls were ill-gotten. Can Bella and her friends unite the young lovers and escape the attention of the villainous Judd?  
Novel, 232 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2009 HC  
Vintage UK - 2010 - ISBN: 0099539497 / 9780099539490  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015273 $13.95
Todd, Charles  
Ian Rutledge #13: A Lonely Death
1920: In a Sussex village, Scotland Yard's Inspector Rutledge hunts for a murderer who is garroting his victims, all veterans of the Great War, and leaving small ID disks in their mouths.  
Novel, 343 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 0061726206 / 9780061726200  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015112 $14.99
Tursten, Helene  
Irene Huss #1: Detective Inspector Huss
The suspicious death of a wealthy Swedish financier turns out to be the first in a series of murders; DI Huss tangles with street gangs, neo-Nazis, and immigrants in her search for the killer.  
Novel, 371 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2003)  
Soho Crime - 2012 - ISBN: 1616951117 / 9781616951115  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016423 $9.99
Vittachi, Nury  
Master Wong #4: The Feng Shui Detective Goes West (original title: Mr. Wong Goes West)
Feng shui master C.F. Wong has never been to the West, but he knows he doesn't like it. And yet C.F. is going to England. The Family has been having a bad time. The Family needs a feng shui master. Only Wong can bring balance to Buckingham Palace.  
Novel, 226 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st US Edition  
Felony & Mayhem - 2011 - ISBN: 193460979X / 9781934609798  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New013900 $14.95
Westlake, Donald E.  
The Comedy Is Finished
1977: America is finally getting over the nightmares of Watergate and Vietnam. But not everyone is ready to let go. When radicals kidnap a popular comedian, threatening to kill him unless some of their cohorts are released from prison, the FBI jumps on the case - with bloody consequences.  
Novel, 351 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Hard Case Crime - 2012 - ISBN: 0857684086 / 9780857684080  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016407 $25.99
Westlake, Donald E. (writing as Stark, Richard)  
Parker #19: Flashfire
Parker's in West Palm Beach, competing with a crew that has an unhealthy love of explosions; when things go sour, Parker finds himself shot and trapped - and forced to rely on a civilian to survive.  
Novel, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2000)  
University of Chicago Press - 2011 - ISBN: 0226770621 / 9780226770628  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016165 $15.00
Westlake, Donald E. (writing as Stark, Richard)  
Parker #20: Firebreak
His latest heist takes Parker to a palatial Montana hunting lodge where a dot-com millionaire hides a gallery of stolen old masters - which will fetch Parker a pretty penny if his team can just get past the mansion's tight security. The forests of Montana are an inhospitable place for a heister when well-laid plans fall apart, but no matter how untamed the wilderness, Parker's guaranteed to be the most dangerous predator around.  
Novel, 297 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2001)  
University of Chicago Press - 2011 - ISBN: 0226770656 / 9780226770659  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016166 $15.00
White, Randy Wayne  
Doc Ford #18: Night Vision
When an illegal immigrant goes into hiding after witnessing a murder, Doc Ford and his friend Tomlinson must search through the underground, invisible nation of illegal laborers to find her before the killer does.  
Novel, 425 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Berkley - 2012 - ISBN: 0425245756 / 9780425245750  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016732 $9.99
Wilson, F. Paul  
Repairman Jack YA #3: Jack: Secret Vengeance
Ages 13 and up. A popular boy at school takes Weezy on a date, attacks her, and then smears her reputation. Weezy would rather forget it ever happened, but, with the help of the pineys, Jack plans to teach the boy a lesson.  
Novel, 301 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Tor Teen - 2012 - ISBN: 0765358131 / 9780765358134  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016161 $7.99
Wilson, Laura  
The Lover
Fall, 1940: Londoners are being killed by the bombs of the Blitz. But a handful of the dead were killed more personally. The victims were all prostitutes, and it's clear that someone is following in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper.

Awards:
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2004 Gold Dagger (Best Novel)
♦  Shortlisted for the UK Crime Writers' Association 2004 Historical Dagger
 
Novel, 306 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 2004)  
Felony & Mayhem - 2011 - ISBN: 1934609889 / 9781934609880  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015873 $14.95
Winston, Lois  
Anastasia Pollack #2: Death by Killer Mop Doll
Anastasia and her fellow editors get roped into unpaid gigs for a revamped morning TV show; when the producer is murdered, the show's sleazy former co-hosts are top suspects - and Anastasia's snooping puts her in the killer's spotlight.  
Novel, 294 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Midnight Ink - 2012 - ISBN: 0738725854 / 9780738725857  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016648 $14.95
Zarimba, Lance  
Vacation Therapy
Checking into an all-male resort, Taylor and Sergio discover a dead body, which then disappears. When Taylor stumbles over it again, the problems have only started in this tropical paradise. Taylor befriends the hottest male porn star, an angry drag queen, and a mystery novelist, whose new novel is paralleling Taylor's trip. With men dropping dead at his feet, Taylor needs to escape, but Mother Nature has other plans. Now, Taylor must blend in, and with the hindrance of Sergio, he'll be in the spotlight for sure.  
Novel, 342 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
MLR - 2011 - ISBN: 1608202267 / 9781608202263  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016152 $14.99


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