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Recently Received & Forthcoming Books
Alphabetical by Author


 
 
Limon, Martin  
Sueno & Bascom #1: Jade Lady Burning
1970s: When a young Korean woman is found murdered in a torched apartment in Seoul's red-light district, her American soldier boyfriend is a suspect; military policemen George Sueno and Ernie Bascom investigate.  
Novel, 254 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1991)  
Soho Crime - 2011 - ISBN: 1616950900 / 9781616950903  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015532 $9.99
Lowell, Virginia (aka Woodworth, Deborah)  
Cookie Cutter Shop #2: A Cookie Before Dying
Olivia and her Yorkie discover a corpse - who looks suspiciously like an intruder seen fleeing Charlene Critch's health food store. Could Charlene be hiding a secret serious enough to kill for?  
Novel, 295 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Berkley Prime Crime - 2011 - ISBN: 0425245012 / 9780425245019  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016506 $7.99
Ludlow, Jack (aka Donachie, David)  
Roads to War #1: The Burning Sky
1935: British officer turned soldier of fortune Cal Jardine is hired by a mysterious group of British anti-Fascists to smuggle guns to the Abyssinians for their fight against Mussolini's Italian army.  
Novel, 446 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Allison & Busby UK - 2011 - ISBN: 0749009543 / 9780749009540  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014925 $16.95
Ludlow, Jack (aka Donachie, David)  
Roads to War #2: A Broken Land
1936: When a favor to a friend leaves Cal Jardine caught up in the Spanish Civil War, he finds himself among an interesting assortment of fighters. But a communist fanatic in the ranks is inciting trouble, and a murderous betrayal lies ahead.  
Novel, 366 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Allison & Busby UK - 2011 - ISBN: 0749008377 / 9780749008376  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014924 $29.95
Malloy, Mary  
Lizzie Manning #1: The Wandering Heart
Assigned to find a Tlingit Indian corpse robbed from its grave two hundred years ago during Captain Cook's Pacific voyage, first accident, then compulsion, pull historian Lizzie Manning deeper into the past, through thirty generations of one British family. Documents, artifacts, paintings, architecture, and even the landscape draw her into her own family's history of insanity, and into a search for a Crusader's disembodied heart.  
Novel, 390 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Leapfrog Books - 2009 - ISBN: 0981514855 / 9780981514857  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014957 $15.95
Malloy, Mary  
Lizzie Manning #2: Paradise Walk
Chaucer may have based his Wife of Bath on a real woman, whose descendant holds certain artifacts, but will historian Lizzie Manning's investigation lead to something more sinister? Are the bones of St. Thomas Becket, believed to have been destroyed nearly six hundred years ago, hidden in Canterbury Cathedral, and is someone willing to kill to protect the secret?  
Novel, 283 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Leapfrog Press - 2011 - ISBN: 1935248219 / 9781935248217  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014956 $15.95
Marston, Edward  
Home Front Detective #1: A Bespoke Murder
1915: As zeppelin bombs fall on London and the Lusitania is sunk, anti-German hysteria reaches fever pitch, and attacks on German immigrants surge. Jacob Stein's bespoke tailoring business comes under brutal attack, leaving his safe ransacked, his daughter Ruth raped and traumatized, and Jacob dead. Inspector Harvey Marmion is detailed to the case and faces an uphill struggle to track down the perpetrators, even up to the chaos of the Front Line. But was the murder as opportunistic as it first appears, or did someone with a deadly grudge plan the attack?  
Novel, 319 pages, Hardcover, 1st Edition  
Allison & Busby UK - 2011 - ISBN: 074900990X / 9780749009908  
Book Condition: New. Jacket Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014926 $29.95
McClure, James  
Kramer & Zondi #5: The Sunday Hangman
After a bank robber is found executed without benefit of judge or jury, Afrikaner Lt. Tromp Kramer and Bantu DS Mickey Zondi search for a killer who knows far too much about the hangman's craft.  
Novel, 264 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1977)  
Soho Crime - 2012 - ISBN: 1616951052 / 9781616951054  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016430 $14.00
McDermid, Val (V.L.)  
A Darker Domain
Fife, Scotland: Cold Case Review Team head Karen Pirie investigates two 1980s cases: a missing strikebreaker and the death of a kidnapped heiress.  
Novel, 355 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2009 HC  
Harper - 2011 - ISBN: 0061688991 / 9780061688997  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016084 $14.99
Meier, Leslie  
Lucy Stone #17: English Tea Murder
A trip to England is disrupted when tour leader George Temple suffers a fatal asthma attack; Lucy learns the other tour members were all victims of a financial fraud Temple perpetrated twenty years ago.  
Novel, 265 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Kensington - 2012 - ISBN: 0758229321 / 9780758229328  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016592 $7.99
Meyer, Deon  
Benny Griessel #2: Thirteen Hours
A teenage girl's body has been found on the street, her throat cut. She was an American - a PR nightmare in Cape Town, #1 tourist destination in South Africa. And her traveling companion Rachel is missing. Detective Griessel races against the clock, trying to bring Rachel home safe and solve the murder of her friend in a single day. Meanwhile, he gets pulled into a second case, the murder of a South African music executive.  
Novel, 587 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Grove Press - 2011 - ISBN: 0802145450 / 9780802145451  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015299 $7.99
Montalban, Manuel Vazquez  
Pepe Carvalho #03: The Angst-Ridden Executive
The Barcelona police have decided a pimp was responsible for playboy Antonio Jauma's murder; his widow hires PI Pepe Carvalho to find the real killer.  
Novel, 229 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1990)  
Melville International Crime - 2012 - ISBN: 1612190383 / 9781612190389  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015596 $14.95
Montalban, Manuel Vazquez  
Pepe Carvalho #05: Murder in the Central Committee
At a meeting of the central committee, in a locked and guarded room, the general secretary of Spain's Communist Party is stabbed to death, but the Party refuses to believe it was an inside job. They turn to former party member PI Pepe Carvalho for help.  
Novel, 203 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1984)  
Melville International Crime - 2012 - ISBN: 1612190367 / 9781612190365  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015597 $14.95
Mosley, Walter  
Leonid McGill #3: When the Thrill Is Gone
The economy has hit the PI business hard. So how can McGill say no to the beautiful young woman who walks into his office with a stack of cash?  
Novel, 359 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
NAL (New American Library) - 2012 - ISBN: 0451235657 / 9780451235657  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016553 $15.00
Moyes, Patricia  
Inspector Tibbett #01: Dead Men Don't Ski
Chief Inspector Henry Tibbett and his wife Emmy are in Italy for a spot of skiing, and to look into a little matter of interest to Interpol - Fritz Hauser. When Hauser is found on the chair-lift with a bullet through his heart, Tibbett discovers that most of the resort guests and staff had reason to want Hauser dead.  
Novel, 223 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1959)  
Rue Morgue - 2011 - ISBN: 1601870604 / 9781601870605  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015079 $14.95
Mulligan, Andy  
Trash
Ages 12 and up. In an unnamed Third World country, in the not-so-distant future, three boys make a living picking through the mountains of garbage on the outskirts of a large city. One unlucky-lucky day, they find something very special and very mysterious. So mysterious that they decide to keep it, even when the city police offer a handsome reward for its return. They'll need all of their cunning and courage to stay ahead of their pursuers, solve a mystery, and right a terrible wrong.  
Novel, 232 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Ember - 2011 - ISBN: 0385752164 / 9780385752169  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015572 $8.99
Murphy, J.J.  
Algonquin Round Table #2: You Might As Well Die
1920s New York City: When a second-rate illustrator's works triple in value following his apparent suicide, Dorothy Parker smells something fishy. She and Harry Houdini attend a seance held by the dead man's mistress, where the illustrator's ghostly voice seems all too real.  
Novel, 309 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Edition  
Obsidian - 2011 - ISBN: 0451235320 / 9780451235329  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016520 $7.99
Murphy, Shirley Rousseau  
Joe Grey #16: Cat Coming Home
Feline PI Joe Grey and his pals discover that the prison tomcat who brought a message to the local cops has a personal agenda, and that their new neighbor Maudie is hiding a secret about her son's killer - who has followed her to town.  
Novel, 354 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2010 HC  
Avon - 2011 - ISBN: 0061806951 / 9780061806957  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015187 $7.99
Nesbo, Jo  
Harry Hole #04: Nemesis
Detective Harry Hole investigates the death of his old flame Anna, while also trying to track down a gang of robbers who are getting more ruthless with each hit.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2010 Edgar Award for Best Novel

 
Novel, 480 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2009 HC  
Harper - 2012 - ISBN: 0062119699 / 9780062119698  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016841 $7.99
O'Donnell, Peter (writer) / Romero, Enric Badia (artist)  
Modesty Blaise: Million Dollar Game: Butch Cassidy Rides Again / Million Dollar Game / The Vampire of Malvescu
Reprints classic black & white comic strips featuring three adventures of detective Modesty Blaise and her trusty henchman Willie Garvin.  
Graphic Novel, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Titan - 2011 - ISBN: 1848566751 / 9781848566750  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New013778 $19.95
O'Hara, Gerry  
Sherlock Holmes and the Affair in Transylvania
Having resolved a delicate matter in Bucharest, Holmes and Watson are about to return home when Watson receives a distressing letter from his niece Mina, now living in Budapest. It seems her lawyer husband Janos has not returned from a business trip to Castle Dracula.  
Novel, 239 pages, Trade Paperback, Print on Demand  
MX Publishing - 2011 - ISBN: 1780920369 / 9781780920368  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016888 $16.95
Oates, Joyce Carol (editor)  
New Jersey Noir
Nineteen original stories set in New Jersey.
    Contents
  • Introduction
    Part I: Inner-City New Jersey
  • Live for Today == S.A. Solomon
  • Soul Anatomy == Lou Manfredo
  • New Day Newark == S.J. Rozan
  • Newark Black: 1940-1954 == C.K. Williams
    Part II: Romance & Nostalgia
  • Lola == Jonathan Santlofer
  • The Enigma of Grover's Mill == Bradford Morrow
  • Broken Glass == Gerald Stern
  • Wunderlich == Sheila Kohler
  • Atlantis == Richard Burgin
  • August: Feeding Frenzy == Alicia Ostriker
    Part III: Commerce & Retribution
  • A Bag for Nicholas == Hirsh Sawhney
  • Glass Eels == Jeffrey Ford
  • Meadowlands Spike == Barry N. Malzberg and BIll Pronzini
  • Kettle Run == Robert Arellano
  • Noir, NJ == Paul Muldoon
    Part IV: Garden State Underground
  • Too Near Real == Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Excavation == Edmund White and Michael Carroll
  • Long Brand Underground == Robert Pinsky
  • Run Kiss Daddy == Joyce Carol Oates
  • About the Contributors
 
Anthology, 274 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition  
Akashic Books - 2011 - ISBN: 1617750263 / 9781617750267  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New014943 $15.95
Parker, Ann  
Silver Rush #4: Mercury's Rise
1880: Tuberculosis victims are flocking to the health resort of Manitou, Colorado. But Inez Stannert is headed there to reunite with her son and her sister. On the stagecoach, East Coast businessman Edward Pace dies mysteriously. His widow begs Inez to make inquiries into his untimely death.

Awards:
♦  Finalist for the 2011 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel
♦  Winner of the 2012 Bruce Alexander Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery

 
Novel, 364 pages, Trade Paperback, 1st Edition (simultaneous HC)  
Poisoned Pen Press - 2011 - ISBN: 1590589637 / 9781590589632  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New015853 $14.95
Parker, I.J.  
Akitada #8: The Fires of the Gods
11th-century Japan: After losing his job, Akitada ends up suspected of murdering the nobleman responsible for his dismissal. With no income and a growing family to support, Akitada desperately plunges into the investigation of this crime, aided by his faithful servant Tora, inadvertently placing not only his own life, but also the lives of his wife and child, in grave danger.  
Novel, 247 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
Severn House - 2011 - ISBN: 1847513212 / 9781847513212  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New017053 $15.95
Parks, Brad  
Carter Ross #2: Eyes of the Innocent
When a fire in Newark, New Jersey, kills two young boys left home alone, their mother spins investigative reporter Carter Ross a tale of woe, but he soon discovers she isn't what she seems - and neither was the fire.  
Novel, 292 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2011 HC  
St. Martin's Minotaur - 2012 - ISBN: 1250002281 / 9781250002280  
Book Condition: New.  
Already Received   ID: #New016263 $14.99


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