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Newsletter #100 December, 2012 February, 2013

RECENTLY RECEIVED & FORTHCOMING MYSTERIES

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Barrett, Lorna Murder in Three Volumes: Murder Is Binding / Bookmarked for Death / Bookplate Special (Booktown #1 / #2 / #3: Omnibus reprint; 3 novels featuring the sleuthing owner of a mystery bookstore) $16.00
Block, Lawrence Afterthoughts (Afterwords he wrote for his own books, reflecting on the experiences that brought his fiction to life) $14.99
Boatner, E.B. M-O-T-H-E-R Spells Murder (Gwendolyn escaped her dysfunctional parents years ago. But after her father's death, her mother shows up - and is murdered. Next her father's former mistress arrives, teenage son in tow, but the boy disappears, and the mistress has her throat slashed. Gwendolyn must uncover secrets from the past before she is the next to die; Signed copies) $16.95
Broadbent, Tony The Smoke (Jethro #1: Reissue; 1947: When Cockney cat burglar Jethro pinches some jewelry from the embassy of an Iron Curtain power, his caper brings him to the attention of MI5. They blackmail him into going back to retrieve a code-book and help a beautiful cipher clerk defect) $14.95
Broadbent, Tony Spectres in the Smoke (Jethro #2: Reissue; MI5 once more pushes Jethro onto the London rooftops in defense of the realm. And when he stumbles across a royal cover-up and an extremist plot to topple Britain's new Labour government, he must pull off a very dodgy and dangerous caper to save England) $14.95
Broadbent, Tony Shadows in the Smoke (Jethro #3: PBO; 1949: After Jethro thieves some jewels from a posh flat, the politician he robbed is found dead, a presumed suicide. But when the jewels are missed, the death is deemed a homicide. Jethro sets off through the London underworld to find out who is framing him) $14.95
Brown, Fiona-Jane Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Jacobite Rose (2-act play; one of Mycroft's agents is missing. A woman wants a brooch authenticated. Sherlock Holmes has little interest in either case until he learns the gem is a royal treasure. Three strange clues, found where the missing man was last seen, link the two cases) $10.95
Butler, Robert Olen The Hot Country (Mexico, 1914: War correspondent Kit Cobb witnesses a shooting, but the bullet rebounds from the cross around the priest's neck and leaves him unharmed. Cobb employs a young pickpocket to help him learn the identity of the sniper, and to find out why important German officials are coming into the city in the middle of the night) $25.00
Carofiglio, Gianrico Reasonable Doubts (Guido Guerrieri #3: Reissue; Guerrieri is asked to handle a convicted drug smuggler's appeal. The odds are stacked against his client, a neo-Fascist thug who initially confessed to the crime) $14.95
Childs, Laura Stake & Eggs (Cackleberry Club #4: PBO; When a snowmobile crashes into the woods behind the cafe, Suzanne finds her town's most hated banker has been beheaded by a wire staked in the snow. Now some of her best customers are prime suspects) $7.99
Clason, Clyde B. Blind Drifts (Theocritus Westborough #3: Classic reprint; how did the killer manage to shoot his victim with a nonexistent gun in front of 7 witnesses?) $14.95
Connelly, Michael The Lincoln Lawyer (movie tie-in cover) (Mickey Haller #1: Reissue; With his latest client, a Beverly Hills rich boy arrested for assault, defense attorney Mickey Haller is expecting a nice, long, expensive trial with maximum billable hours. Instead, he finds himself confronted with pure evil and someone who may be truly innocent - and getting justice will mean taking the deadliest risk of all) $9.99
Connolly/Burke (ed) Books to Die For (Nonfiction; 119 of the world's leading mystery writers champion the greatest mystery novels ever written in a series of personal essays) $29.99
Cook, Robin Death Benefit (Two medical residents, working with a top scientist on cutting-edge diabetes research, launch a quiet investigation when their mentor dies suddenly. As they dig deeper, it becomes clear that the scientist's death was not from natural causes) $9.99
Cosse, Laurence An Accident in August (1997: A young woman's life is thrown into turmoil when happenstance places her at the scene of the fatal car crash in which Lady Diana Spencer dies) $15.00
Crane, Frances The Shocking Pink Hat (Pat & Jean Abbott #9: Classic reprint; back home in San Francisco at the end of WWII, the Abbotts investigate when an old friend of Pat's becomes a murder suspect) $14.95
Daeninckx, Didier Murder in Memoriam (Reissue; 1981: Inspector Cadin of the Toulouse prefecture investigates the murder of a history teacher, and discovers a connection to the murder of the man's father during a 1961 political protest; the trail leads all the way back to a French official's complicity in the deportation of Jews from Bordeaux to Auschwitz) $14.95
Dekobra, Maurice The Madonna of the Sleeping Cars (Reissue; Gerard Seliman becomes the personal assistant of Lady Diana Wyndham, and soon finds himself involved in a wild scheme as she tries to save herself from financial ruin by recovering her rights to a Russian oil field now controlled by revolutionaries who don't like capitalists) $15.00
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes audiobook (Unabridged, read by Derek Jacobi) $39.95
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan The Hound of the Baskervilles audiobook (Unabridged, read by Derek Jacobi) $24.95
Ellis, Kate The Cadaver Game (Wesley Peterson #16: While attempting to establish the identity of a murdered woman discovered in a suburban house, DI Peterson has another disturbing case to investigate when two teenagers are found naked at the foot of a cliff, dead of shotgun wounds) $12.95
Estleman, Loren D. Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula (Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Reissue; After a schooner runs aground in an English harbor with no human passengers - only the captain, dead and drained of blood - London experiences a series of bizarre nocturnal crimes. It can only be the work of Count Dracula, and only one man can save the city: Sherlock Holmes) $9.95
Estleman, Loren D. The Perils of Sherlock Holmes (Collection; authorized by the Doyle estate. 8 stories (1 original to this volume), plus expanded versions of 3 previously published essays) $24.95
Ferrars, E.X. The Casebook of Jonas P. Jonas and Other Mysteries (Collection; Lost Classics #34. 17 previously uncollected Golden Age stories) $19.00
Fleming, Ian et al The James Bond Omnibus 004 (PBO; Bond faces enemies both old and new in this collection of black & white comic strip adaptations) $19.95
Gabaldon, Diana The Scottish Prisoner (Lord John Grey #4: London, 1760: When an erstwhile comrade from the Rising shows up, talking about an ancient relic that will rally the Irish, Jamie Fraser's having none of it. Then Lord John Grey arrives, needing a translation for a message in Erse - the tongue favored by Scottish Highlanders - to continue his latest investigation. Soon Lord John and Jamie are unwilling companions on the road to Ireland, whose dark castles hold dreadful secrets, and whose bogs hide the bones of the dead) $16.00
George, Elizabeth With No One as Witness (Lynley #13: Reissue; The third murdered boy - but the first white victim - makes it official: a serial killer is at large. Suddenly the crimes and the potential public relations disaster have Scotland Yard scrambling to find the killer) $9.99
George, Elizabeth What Came Before He Shot Her (Lynley #14: Reissue; The life and times of young Joel Campbell as he's swept along by events, leading up to his fateful involvement in the shooting of a cop's wife) $9.99
George, Elizabeth Careless in Red (Lynley #15: Reissue; Lynley, recovering in lonely Cornwall from the murder of his wife, discovers a body and becomes witness, suspect, and investigator of an almost-perfect crime) $9.99
Gordon, William C. The Ugly Dwarf (Samuel Hamilton #3: Reissue; 1963: A grisly murder leads Samuel Hamilton and his cohorts in Homicide to crooked lawyers, union officials, and bureaucrats, and finally to a dwarf preacher who, along with his dominatrix associate, preys on San Francisco's Latino community) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell The Ribbon Clues / Death Rides the Skyway (Shadow #64: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell Gypsy Vengeance / The Veiled Prophet (Shadow #65: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Teresa Vienna Waltz (Suzanne & Malcolm Rannoch #1: PBO; 1815: During the Congress of Vienna, Princess Tatiana is found murdered during an ill-timed rendezvous with three of her most powerful conquests. Suzanne Rannoch and her new husband Malcolm investigate; in the search for the truth, no one's secrets are safe, and the future of Europe may hang in the balance) $15.00
Grant, Teresa Imperial Scandal (Suzanne & Malcolm Rannoch #2: PBO; 1815: No one knows what Lady Julia Ashton was doing at the chateau where Malcolm and a fellow British spy were ambushed. But now her enigmatic life has been ended by an equally mysterious death. As the conflict with Napoleon marches toward Waterloo, Suzanne and Malcolm search for the truth) $15.00
Gray, Alex Five Ways to Kill a Man (Lorimer #7: An unpredictable killer is loose on the streets of Glasgow. Faced with a string of unconnected victims, DCI Lorimer turns to psychologist and friend Solomon Brightman for his insights) $11.95
Gregory, Susanna The Piccadilly Plot (Thomas Chaloner #7: 1664: Chaloner is summoned to London to look into thefts at the construction site of Clarendon's new house, but soon finds himself investigating threats of assassination, a stolen corpse, and a scheme to frame the Queen for treason. Yet all these events connect somehow to the unfinished Clarendon House) $13.95
Harrison, Jim The Great Leader (Detective Sunderson begins to investigate a hedonistic cult that has set up camp near his home in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. At first their leader seems like a harmless oddball, but as Sunderson digs deeper, the case becomes more sinister) $15.00
Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia Blood Never Dies (Bill Slider #15: A young man is found dead in his bath, exsanguinated. As DI Slider and his team try to identify the man - whose personal papers are missing, along with his wallet and keys - it seems that the more they find out about him, the less they really know) $28.95
Hawken, Sam The Dead Women of Juarez (Since 1993, almost 500 women have been found murdered in Ciudad Juarez. When a new disappearance is reported, a washed-up Texan boxer and a Mexican detective search for the truth about these female casualties of the Mexican border wars) $14.95
Heffernan, William When Johnny Came Marching Home (In the aftermath of the US Civil War, a physically and emotionally damaged young veteran investigates the murder of a childhood friend who returned from the war an unfeeling psychopath) $15.95
Hewson, David Carnival for the Dead (PBO; When forensic specialist Teresa Lupo's adventurous Aunt Sofia vanishes in Venice on the eve of Carnival, the only clues are a letter, a bouquet, and some short stories by an unknown author, in which Sofia and Teresa inexplicably appear. To solve the puzzle, Teresa must immerse herself in the art and history of Venice and of Carnival) $14.95
Hill, Susan The Betrayal of Trust (Simon Serrailler #6: Chief Superintendent Serrailler confronts his most complex case yet when floods in the English town of Lafferton reveal the remains of a missing girl, whose disappearance 20 years ago led to her mother's suicide) $15.95
Houston, Victoria Dead Angler (Loon Lake #1: Reissue; Doc Osborne hasn't fly fished since his wife died. He hasn't had a woman tell him what to do since then either. But in the company of Lew Ferris, he's relearning both. And when he and his lady instructor find a well-dressed body floating in the moonlight, Paul adds 'deputy' to his list of new experiences) $16.95
Houston, Victoria Dead Water (Loon Lake #3: Reissue; Doc Osborne discovers the remains of a woman whose shoulders bear mysterious bite marks. And just as Chief of Police Lew Ferris begins her investigation, another body turns up) $16.95
Houston, Victoria Dead Frenzy (Loon Lake #4: Reissue; Lately Loon Lake has been teeming with competitive bass fisherman and bikers, including too many less-than-savory characters. And there's an old murder case Doc Osborne is bent on solving - even as he himself is stalked by a mysterious visitor) $16.95
Houston, Victoria Dead Hot Mama (Loon Lake #5: Reissue; It's ice-fishing season in Loon Lake, and Doc Osborne is trying to convince police chief and fishing pal Lew Ferris to give it a chance, when the bodies of two snowmobilers are pulled out of a nearby lake. Then a beautiful woman's corpse turns up in a snowdrift. Is it payback for a drug deal gone bad? Or something more sinister?) $16.95
Houston, Victoria Dead Boogie (Loon Lake #7: Reissue; Considering her 'calling' in life, no one was completely surprised when Peg Garmin was found murdered in the company of two exotic dancers - except for Ray Pradt, Peg's dearest friend. The investigation turns up some startling connections to a wealthy family in Chicago, and to a buried secret that could destroy them) $16.95
Houston, Victoria Dead Hot Shot (Loon Lake #9: Reissue; Chief of Police Lew Ferris never even gets the turkey stuffed before the bodies start to surface. And Doc Osborne's hopes of sitting by the fire with Lew (out of uniform) and planning a fly fishing trip to Wyoming are blighted when Gina Palmer turns up in pursuit of a Canadian link to a series of thefts) $16.95
Houston, Victoria Dead Renegade (Loon Lake #10: Reissue; While helping his daughter's elderly client reclaim a chest from an uncooperative antiques dealer, Doc Osborne stumbles over a rug, and human remains tumble onto the floor) $16.95
Howe, Melodie Johnson Shooting Hollywood (Collection; 9 stories featuring amateur sleuth Diana Poole, a 40-something sexy blonde actress) $17.00
Hunter, Stephen Soft Target (Ray Cruz #1: On a Twin Cities shopping trip with his fiancee, ex-Marine sniper Ray Cruz ends up doing battle when murderous terrorists take over America's largest shopping mall on the day after Thanksgiving) $7.99
Hurley, Graham Happy Days (Faraday & Winter #12: With DI Faraday gone, the police are left reeling. As drug baron Bazza McKenzie grows increasingly desperate and violent, DS Jummy Suttle is determined to nail him once and for all, even as ex-cop Paul Winter realizes that, whatever the cost, his time with Bazza must come to an end) $14.95
Janes, J. Robert Bellringer (St. Cyr & Kohler #13: 1943: Two years ago, two luxurious French resorts were converted into an internment camp for British and American women who failed to leave the country before the German Army invaded. Now the prisoners are beginning to die. To find the killer, Inspectors St-Cyr and Kohler must unravel a conspiracy at the heart of this elegant hell) $14.99
Jennings, Maureen Night's Child (Murdoch #5: Reissue; 1895: After 13-year-old Agnes Fisher faints at school, her teacher finds pornographic photographs in the girl's desk. When Agnes doesn't show up at school the next day, the teacher takes them to the police. Outraged at the exploitation of the young girl, Murdoch resolves to put the photographer behind bars) $16.95
Joly, E/Perrignon, J The Eyes of Lira Kazan (A French prosecutor, the head of the Nigerian fraud squad, and a crusading Russian reporter cross paths in London. They find themselves embroiled in violence linked to the world of high finance and low politics, and pursued by secret service operatives, Russian gangsters, and Nigerian goons) $14.95
Jonasson, Jonas The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (Just before his 100th birthday, Allan Karlsson climbs out the window of his Swedish nursing home and embarks on an entirely spontaneous journey. As he travels, he encounters a suitcase stuffed with cash, a hospitable thief, some decidedly unpleasant criminals, a friendly hot-dog stand operator, a red-headed woman, and an elephant) $15.99
Kardos, Michael The Three-Day Affair (Will, Jeffrey, and Nolan are childhood friends who have gone their separate ways as adults - until Jeffrey attempts to rob a convenience store, drags a young woman into Will's car, and tells him to drive. Shaken and confused, Will obeys, and the men find themselves holding a hostage, without the slightest idea of what to do next) $24.00
Kellerman, Faye The Ritual Bath (Decker & Lazarus #01: Reissue; When a Jewish woman is raped while walking home at a remote yeshiva community, LAPD Detective Peter Decker discovers that young widow Rina Lazarus is the only one in the community willing to speak about the crime; the two grow closer as they work together) $9.99
Krajewski, Marek Death in Breslau (Eberhard Mock #1: 1933: In Nazi-occupied Breslau, Inspector Mock and his assistant investigate when two young women are found murdered on a train. The case takes an occult twist when a note found near the bodies points to a ritual killing with roots in the Crusades) $24.95
Law, Janice Fires of London (WWII: When a young man is found dead in the park, his head smashed in, flamboyant painter Francis Bacon and the rest of London's demimonde realize they have more to fear than the war - a killer is hiding in the blacked-out streets) $14.99
Lehane, D et al (ed) Boston Noir 2: The Classics (PBO; Anthology; reprints 14 stories set in Boston, MA) $15.95
Leon, Donna The Jewels of Paradise audiobook (Unabridged) $29.95
Lugar/Phipps (ed) Organizing Crime Classics: The Mystery Company's Guide to Timeless Series (Over 3900 titles in over 200 timeless mystery series, organized into checklists by author; spiral-bound) $16.00
Marsh, Ngaio Enter a Murderer (Roderick Alleyn #2: Classic reprint; Inspector Alleyn investigates when the gun being used in a stage play turns out to be loaded with real bullets) $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio Artists in Crime (Roderick Alleyn #6: Classic reprint; Inspector Alleyn investigates when a model is stabbed to death at the artists' community down the road from his mother's house) $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio Death in a White Tie (Roderick Alleyn #7: Classic reprint; Inspector Alleyn and Lord Bunchy Gospell investigate when the London Debutante Season is disrupted by blackmail and murder) $14.95
Marsh, Ngaio Overture to Death (Roderick Alleyn #8: Classic reprint; Inspector Alleyn's latest case involves two waspish, gossiping snobs. But were they really unpleasant enough to provoke a murderer?) $14.95
Mayo, Michael Jimmy the Stick (After aviator Charles Lindbergh's baby is kidnapped, gunman Jimmy Quinn comes out of retirement when his former partner Walter Spencer, who has married an heiress, needs a bodyguard for his family. It should be easy work, but some old business is about to catch up with Quinn) $14.99
McKinty, Adrian Falling Glass (Killian makes a living collecting debts, dealing out threats, and finding people who don't want to be found. But he finds himself embroiled in something far bigger than he bargained for when he agrees to track down the ex-wife and kids of an Irishman with political connections) $14.95
Meyer, Deon Seven Days (Benny Griessel #3: Alleging a cover-up, a man shoots two Cape Town police officers, and threatens more violence unless a cold case - the stabbing death of an ambitious lawyer - is solved. Can homicide detective Benny Griessel crack a case with no apparent motive and no leads?) $25.00
Millett, Larry Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery (Shadwell Rafferty #3: Reissue; Holmes and Watson head to Minnesota to retrieve the newly discovered Kensington Rune Stone. But the farmer who found it is murdered and the stone is stolen on the day they arrive. They'll need the help of Shadwell Rafferty to find the stone and the killer) $14.95
Millett, Larry Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Alliance (Shadwell Rafferty #4: Reissue; On the day before President McKinley is due to visit Minneapolis, a union activist is found hanged, naked, outside a ruined mansion. Shadwell Rafferty searches for answers, putting himself in danger. Luckily, his old friends Holmes and Watson are on the way) $14.95
Millett, Larry The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes (Shadwell Rafferty #5: Reissue; An old foe is back, has kidnapped a widow, and is now impersonating Holmes. Holmes and Watson chase the kidnapper from London to New York to Chicago. But they'll need some assistance from Shadwell Rafferty to settle the score once and for all - before Holmes winds up framed for the crime) $14.95
Mitchell, Alex The 13th Tablet (Mina Osman #1: PBO; Iraq, 2004: Mina Osman, an American archaeologist of Iraqi descent, stumbles upon a cuneiform tablet with a secret that will play a part in a series of earth-shattering events) $15.00
Nadel, Barbara Dead of Night (Inspector Ikmen #14: Istanbul inspectors Ikmen and Suleyman are sent to a policing conference in Detroit. When an elderly man of Turkish descent approaches them to crack his son's long-unsolved murder, the pair find themselves immersed in a world of intergang drug wars and racial prejudice, and in mortal danger) $12.95
Paul, Steve (ed) Kansas City Noir (PBO; Anthology, 14 original stories set in Kansas City) $15.95
Pearce, Michael The Night of the Dog (Mamur Zapt #2: Reissue; The body of a dog has been discovered in a Coptic tomb, a supreme Moslem insult that could touch off a furor among the Christian community. Captain Owen attempts to deal with the situation while enduring a visit from an English MP intent on inspecting the account books) $14.95
Phillips, Gary Monkology (Collection; 15 hardboiled stories featuring LA PI Ivan Monk) $18.00
Quinn, Anthony Disappeared (Celcius Daly #1: Inspector Celcius Daly, a Catholic detective in Protestant Northern Ireland, must reach decades into the past to solve a string of murders) $14.99
Reed, Mary/Mayer, Eric One for Sorrow (John the Eunuch #1: A knight from Britain, a soothsayer, and two ladies from Crete stir up events and old memories for John the Eunuch, Emperor Justinian's Lord Chamberlain, who must ask how the visitors link to the death of Leukos, Keeper of the Plate. And an Egyptian brothel keeper and a Christian stylite know more than they are telling) $14.95
Rendell/Leavy, Barbara The Fiction of Ruth Rendell: Ancient Tragedy and the Modern Family (A scholarly examination of Rendell's fiction) $19.95
Rother, Caitlin Lost Girls (PBO; Nonfiction; 2 girls disappeared in San Diego County, just 8 miles and 1 year apart. The community's desperate search led authorities to John Albert Gardner, a brutal predator hiding in plain sight) $6.99
Royal, Priscilla Sorrow Without End (Prioress Eleanor #3: Reissue; 1271: Crowner Ralf finds a soldier in the woods, wrapped in a crusader's cloak and stabbed with a dagger of strange design. Was the killer a member of the Assassin sect, or was the weapon meant to mislead? Ralf takes the corpse to nearby Tyndal Priory for advice) $14.95
Sayers, D/Walsh, J Thrones, Dominations (Wimsey & Vane #1: Reissue; Sayers' unfinished last novel, completed by Walsh. 1936: On holiday in Paris, Lord Peter and Harriet are introduced to the Harwells, a rich Englishman and his beautiful young wife. The lives of the two couples begin to intertwine, and ultimately take a dangerous turn) $19.99
Sayers, D/Walsh, J A Presumption of Death (Wimsey & Vane #2: Reissue; 1940: While Lord Peter is abroad on a secret mission, Harriet takes their children to the relative safety of the country. When an air raid drill ends with the murder of a Land Girl, Harriet is determined to find out who killed her, and why) $19.99
Seitz, Stephen Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (When Mina Murray asks Sherlock Holmes to locate her betrothed, the confrontation with Count Dracula threatens Holmes' health, sanity, and life. Will he survive the battle?) $18.95
Sharp, Ronald F. No Regrets, No Remorse (Sydney runs HumanPestControl.com, helping those whose wrongs can't be righted by orthodox means. She's pocketed a hefty fee to rub out sleazy attorney Big Jack - but someone else has just taken care of that. To get the friend of a friend off the hook for the murder, Sydney will have the find the real killer) $14.95
Smith, Patricia (ed) Staten Island Noir (PBO; Anthology; 14 original stories set on Staten Island, NY) $15.95
Smith/Erskine (ed) The Bletchley Park Codebreakers (Nonfiction; essays by some of Britain's foremost historians and academics telling the full history of Britain's main decryption center at Bletchley Park) $17.95
Stevens, Roger The Comic Cafe (PBO; Kids; While their parents are away, Wilf and his sisters decide to renovate the family's run-down cafe, but ghostly sounds in the house, a parade of oddball and inquisitive visitors, and the mysterious links between the previous owner and the local art gallery complicate their efforts) $8.99
Stockbridge/Henderson Shadow of Evil (Spider: Richard Wentworth wonders if his long struggle against the forces of evil has been worth it. Should he continue, or grab for personal happiness while he can? Just as he makes his decision, fate unleashes the most hellish horrors of all time against NYC) $6.99
Stout, Rex Champagne for One audiobook (Nero Wolfe: Unabridged) $19.95
Sturges, P.G. Shortcut Man (Shortcut Man #1: Dick Henry spends his days hunting down con men and his nights fooling around with Lynette. Then he's hired to spy on porn king Artie Benjamin's wife: Lynette. Now he must find a way to satisfy Benjamin's curiosity and end his own addictive affair with Lynette, all without getting himself killed) $15.00
Theroux, Paul Murder in Mount Holly (1960s: A patriotic veteran of three wars convinces his girlfriend and his landlady that they should do something for the nation - like robbing the Mount Holly Trust Company, because it is managed by a small dark man who is probably a communist. There are some complications) $13.00
Thomas, Amy The Detective and the Woman (Finding himself unable to return to England after faking his death at Reichenbach Falls, Holmes is drawn into an investigation of two men with designs on a woman they call Miss A: none other than Irene Adler. Holmes and Adler work together to uncover a plot with transatlantic implications) $16.95
Walters, Charlotte Anne Barefoot on Baker Street (A bright young workhouse orphan turns to a life of crime. A chance meeting with Sherlock Holmes prompts an infatuation, but Red's blossoming criminal career also brings her to the attention of Professor Moriarty, who draws Red into his life, and onto a collision course with Holmes) $18.95
Westlake, D (Stark, R) The Handle audiobook (alternate title: Run Lethal) (Parker #8: Unabridged) $19.95
Westlake, D (Stark, R) The Seventh audiobook (Parker #9: Unabridged) $19.95
Westlake, D (Stark, R) The Rare Coin Score audiobook (Parker #11: Unabridged) $19.95
Westlake, D (Stark, R) The Sour Lemon Score audiobook (Parker #12: Unabridged) $19.95
Westlake, Donald E. The Cutie (alternate title: The Mercenaries) audiobook (Unabridged) $19.95

Expected Early December

Atkins, Ace The Lost Ones (Quinn Colson #2: A child abuse case leads newly elected Sheriff Colson and his deputy Lillie Virgil to a human tracking ring, and a trail of death. And an old buddy running a local gun shop may be in over his head when stolen army rifles start showing up in the hands of a Mexican drug gang) $16.00
Blackwell, Juliet Murder on the House (Haunted Home Renovation #3: PBO; Mel hopes to renovate a historic house, but the new owners have a requirement: first she must spend one night there. When the former owner is murdered, Mel must coax the resident spirits into revealing the killer's identity) $7.99
Bond, Michael Monsieur Pamplemousse Afloat (Pamplemousse #11: Reissue; Monsieur Pamplemousse, along with his faithful bloodhound Pommes Frites, will find skullduggery aplenty among the vineyards of Burgundy, where the increasing use of pesticides is threatening the main ingredient for escargot Bourgignon) $16.95
Bond, Michael Monsieur Pamplemousse on Vacation (Pamplemousse #13: Reissue; Monsieur Pamplemousse is looking forward to a break in the South of France courtesy of his employer. All he has to do is collect a piece of artwork. But when his contact fails to show and a dismembered body is washed up outside the hotel, his holiday mood evaporates) $16.95
Boswell, Joan Cut to the Bone (Hollis Grant #4: Hollis finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation when a tenant who worked for an escort agency is murdered. Life is further complicated by the disappearance of a First Nations tenant, who leaves behind a niece and a message asking Hollis to care for her) $17.99
Britton, Andrew The Operative (Ryan Kealey #5: Among the casualties of a terrorist attack at a Baltimore charity gala is the wife of CIA Deputy Director John Harper. With normal channels of investigation obstructed, he turns to Ryan Kealey, who has the resources, expertise, and freedom from government interference to pursue the truth) $9.99
Brokaw, Charles The Temple Mount Code (Thomas Lourds #3: Summoned to Jerusalem by an old friend, linguist Thomas Lourds must track down an ancient text rumored to contain a secret that will allow its owner to rule all of Islam) $9.99
Brown, D/DeFelice, J Collateral Damage (Dreamland #14: PBO; In post-Gaddafi Libya, NATO intervenes in a new war, but a computer-controlled drone goes rogue, killing civilians. As the weapon's inventor tries to discover if sabotage was involved, Turk Mako takes to the skies to prove that, in the heat of battle, a skilled pilot can do what no computer can) $9.99
Burcell, Robin The Dark Hour (Sydney Fitzpatrick #3: PBO; The murder of a US senator and a killing in Amsterdam, seemingly unrelated, lead FBI agent Sydney Fitzpatrick to the threshold of a conspiracy; her sketch of a killer and possible conspirator reveals the face of a CIA agent thought to be dead) $5.99
Carr, Caleb The Legend of Broken (Medieval Germany: In the kingdom of Broken, legend meets history, science defies all expectation, and a solder struggles to save a fortress city besieged by enemies within and without; Signed copies expected) $28.00
Cavender, Chris Rest in Pizza (Pizza Lovers #4: When a celebrity chef roars into Timber Ridge, NC, for a book signing, he manages to insult quite a few people, including pizzeria owner Eleanor Swift - which puts her on the menu of suspects when he's murdered) $7.99
Charyn, Isaac Under the Eye of God (Isaac Sidel #11: Isaac Sidel, NYC's most beloved mayor - famous for his refusal to surrender his Glock, and for his habit of disappearing to fight crime at street level - is offered the VP slot. After a landslide win, the president-elect's mandate goes off the rails, threatened by corruption, sex, and who knows what else. Tired of being overshadowed by Sidel's popularity, he dispatches his VP to Texas, where Sidel confronts rogue astrologers, accusations of pedophilia, and a dimwitted assassin who doesn't know when to take an easy shot) $14.99
Chase, Erika Read and Buried (Ashton Corners #2: PBO; Hosting an award-winning author is quite a Christmas coup for the book club - until he's murdered in Lizzie Turner's house) $7.99
Clancy, T/Greaney, M Locked On (Jack Ryan Jr. #3: Jack Ryan Jr. and the covert warriors of the Campus fight enemies within the halls of power and beyond the rules of war) $8.99
Clement, Blaize The Cat Sitter's Pajamas (Dixie Hemingway #7: While caring for a football player's cats, Dixie is approached by a fashion model claiming to be the man's wife. The woman is lying, but draws Dixie into the world of high-fashion counterfeits) $7.99
Collins, Max Allan Target Lancer (Nate Heller #16: 1963: Heller had been involved with the Kennedys, the Mafia, and the CIA in the early stages of a plan to assassinate Fidel Castro. Now he realizes that only he knows all the players, so he may be the one person who can stop the web of conspirators targeting JFK) $25.99
Connelly, Michael The Black Box (Harry Bosch #18: Bosch links a bullet from a recent crime to the 1992 killing of a female photographer during the LA riots, a case he originally investigated before it was handed over to the Riot Crimes Task Force and never solved. The ballistics match means her death wasn't random violence. Now he'll need to find the evidence to pull the case together; Signed copies expected; unabridged CDs $39.98) $27.99
Connelly, Michael The Lincoln Lawyer audiobook (Mickey Haller #1: Unabridged) $14.98
Coughlin, J/Davis, D Running the Maze (Sniper #5: A doctor on a relief mission in Pakistan sends a picture of a bridge that reminds him of one in Ohio to his sister - just before his entire team is slaughtered. His sister is a Coast Guard sniper, and teams up with Kyle Swanson to uncover the reason behind the mass murder) $9.99
Coyle, Cleo Holiday Buzz (Coffeehouse #12: PBO; At a holiday bash, Clare discovers the battered body of a baker's assistant. The police suspect it's the latest in a string of attacks. But Clare isn't so sure - especially after she finds a second bludgeoned baker) $7.99
Crawford, Dean Covenant (Shortly after discovering an ancient tomb holding the bones of an unidentified being, archaeologist Lucy Morgan is abducted. War correspondent Ethan Warner joins the desperate effort to find her. Meanwhile, the Washington, DC, cops are baffled by a man who seems to have died of hypothermia in the August heat) $7.99
Cussler, C/Cussler, D Poseidon's Arrow (Dirk Pitt #22: A key element of a prototype attack submarine is missing, and the man who developed it is dead. At the same time, ships have started vanishing mid-ocean. It's up to NUMA director Dirk Pitt and his team to find out what's going on) $28.95
Dahl, K.O. Lethal Investments (Oslo Detectives #1: 1990s: When a beautiful girl working at an Oslo software company is murdered, Inspectors Gunnarstranda and Frolich must navigate a thick web of sexual liaisons and lies to find the girl's killer) $26.99
Daniels, B.J. Unforgiven (PBO; Years ago, when Destry's brother was accused of killing Rylan's sister, high school sweethearts Destry and Rylan broke up. Now Destry is making plans for the future that might include reuniting with Rylan - until her brother returns to clear his name, and the secrets of the past threaten) $7.99
Doherty, Paul C. Bloodstone (Brother Athelstan #11: 1380: When the corpse of Sir Robert Kilverby is discovered in a locked room, Brother Athelstan accompanies the King's coroner to investigate. Sir Robert had in his possession a priceless sacred bloodstone, which has now disappeared. Was he murdered?) $15.95
Donachie, David Enemies at Every Turn (John Pearce #8: Pearce is out of jail, but the smugglers whose boat he stole want bloody revenge, and are prepared to chase him to the ends of the earth to get it. And two of his Pelicans are now back in the Navy and need his help - what fate put them on Ralph Barclay's new ship?) $16.95
Donachie, David A Sea of Troubles (John Pearce #9: 1794: Pearce has an urgent commission from Lord Hood: he must track down Midshipman Toby Burns and placate Emily, who is now under his protection. Then, in a series of actions and shore raids, Pearce impresses Horatio Nelson with his bold and brave maneuvers) $29.95
Donohue, Keith Centuries of June (A man is attempting to tell the story of how he ended up on the floor of the bathroom in an old house, with a hole in his head. But he keeps getting interrupted by a series of suspects - eight women lying in the bedroom just down the hall, each telling a story drawn from five centuries of American myth and legend) $15.00
Drake, Nick Egypt: The Book of Chaos (Rahotep #3: After Tutankhamun dies without an heir, his widow Ankhesenamun sends chief detective Rahotep and royal envoy Nakht on a mission to the Hittites, to arrange a marriage for her with one of the king's sons, a union that would bring peace to the region and consolidate her power. Meanwhile, back in Egypt, General Horemheb is poised to seize control) $14.99
Elkins, Aaron Dying on the Vine (Gideon Oliver #17: The Italian police believe it's murder-suicide, but skeleton detective Gideon Oliver comes to a different conclusion when he examines the remains of a Tuscan vineyard owner and his wife. When another of their relatives meets an unlikely end, it's clear the killer isn't finished) $25.95
Ellis, David The Wrong Man (Jason Kolarich #3: Jason is asked to defend a homeless Iraq war veteran who was caught with a murder weapon and the victim's belongings, but can't remember what happened) $9.99
Evanovich, Janet Wicked Business (Lizzy & Diesel #2: When a Harvard English professor is thrown off his balcony, Lizzy and Diesel take up his quest for the Luxuria Stone, an ancient relic some believe to be infused with the power of lust. But Diesel's no-good cousin is also after the stone) $8.99
Ferris, Monica Threadbare (Needlecraft #15: When an elderly homeless woman is found dead, her last will and testament is embroidered on her blouse, leaving everything to her niece Emily, a Crewel World regular. Emily's aunt turns out to be the second homeless woman found dead recently. It's up to Betsy to discover the common thread between the deaths, and stop a killer from striking again) $7.99
Ferris, Monica And Then You Dye (Needlecraft #16: Hailey Brent supplies beautiful hand-dyed yarns for Betsy's needlework shop. When Hailey is found dead of a gunshot wound, Betsy is determined to find out who killed her. It turns out Hailey was a shady character. But can Betsy find the killer among a bevy of colorful suspects?) $24.95
Goldberg, Lee Mr. Monk Is a Mess (Monk #14: When Monk and Natalie return home from New Jersey, Natalie finds a dead woman in her bed - and investigators find marked money from a Federal sting operation stuffed under the mattress) $7.99
Gordon, Howard Hard Target (Gideon Davis #2: When Gideon Davis discovers evidence of an impending terrorist attack on US soil, he enlists his brother Tillman to infiltrate a group of white supremacists who may be involved) $7.99
Graves, Sarah Dead Level (Home Repair Is Homicide #15: Jake and her friend Ellie are headed for the woods to do some repairs at the cabin. But escaped convict Dewey Hooper has fled to the woods, and seeing Jake - whose testimony led to his murder conviction - has him looking for a way to make revenge look like an accident) $7.99
Hall, James W. Dead Last (Thorn #12: On a cable TV series, a serial killer is using local obituaries as a blueprint for selecting his victims. Mid-season, a real-life killer begins using the same strategy. Thorn teams up with a policewoman to find out if someone connected to the TV show is behind the killings) $14.99
Hooper, Kay The First Prophet (Bishop Files #1: PBO; When Sarah Gallagher woke up from a coma with psychic abilities she couldn't control, it changed her life, and cost her the man she loved. Now someone is playing games with her mind, as a cabal seeks to blind FBI psychics to the evils around them) $9.99
James, Peter Not Dead Yet (Roy Grace #8: DS Grace is charged with protecting a Hollywood superstar while she's on location in Brighton; a clever maniac is determined to kill her) $25.99
Kellerman, Faye The Forgotten (Decker & Lazarus #13: Reissue; Rina's storefront synagogue has been desecrated with anti-Semitic graffiti and Nazi death camp photos. The suspect is a rich kid with suspicions about his Polish grandfather's origins. When the kid and his therapist are murdered at an exclusive camp that caters to troubled children, the investigation propels Peter and Rina into a ghastly world of ruthless parents and damaged children) $9.99
Kellerman, Faye The Burnt House (Decker & Lazarus #16: Reissue; When a small commuter plane crashes, the investigation reveals four unidentified extra travelers, and no sign of an airline employee supposedly flying as a passenger. The missing flight attendant's stepfather calls the LAPD to insist she was never on the flight - but has probably been murdered by her abusive husband) $9.99
Kellerman, Faye The Mercedes Coffin (UK title: A Cold Case) (Decker & Lazarus #17: Reissue; A billionaire genius offers the LAPD a financial incentive to reopen the 15-year-old murder of her favorite teacher; the case is eerily similar to a recent execution-style killing) $9.99
Kellerman, Faye Blindman's Bluff (Decker & Lazarus #18: Reissue; When a billionaire philanthropist, known for extending second chances to criminals - including hiring them for his personal security - is gunned down at his fortified home, LAPD detective Peter Decker knows it had to be an inside job. A chance meeting at the courthouse leads Rina Lazarus into the heart of her husband's investigation - and into the path of the killers) $9.99
Kirwin, Mary Lou (aka Logue, Mary) Killer Librarian (Karen Nash #1: PBO; Minnesota librarian Karen Nash's vacation turns into a murder mystery when a fellow guest dies unexpectedly at the bed & breakfast she's staying at) $7.99
Lavene, Joyce & Jim A Haunting Dream (Missing Pieces #4: PBO; Dae begins to have visions of a local man's death, and of a kidnapped girl crying out for help. When an actual child goes missing, the FBI steps in, but Dae can't ignore her visions - or the fact that her boyfriend's ex might be the only person who can help find the girl) $7.99
Lee, Amanda Thread on Arrival (Embroidery #5: PBO; Embroidery shop owner Marcy Singer gets hung up on an antique tapestry that may lead to sunken treasure - and be a motive for murder) $7.99
Locke, Hillary Bell Jail Coach (When reckless driving earns an actor some jail time, his insurance company's loss prevention specialist, Jay Davidovich, figures the client will need coaching on how to stay out of trouble in the county lockup. Enter Katrina Thompson, whose past includes jail, the Marines, a daughter, and a hustler named Stan. The first will help Jay, the second will impress him, the third will charm him - and the fourth will almost kill him) $14.95
Marston, Edward A Very Murdering Battle (Daniel Rawson #5: 1709: With the French starving, and their army weakened by desertions, King Louis XIV is at the Hague, searching for peace on almost any terms. Captain Daniel Rawson is sent to Paris to seek out vital information that could secure an advantageous peace treaty for England) $16.95
Marston, Edward A Bespoke Murder (Home Front Detective #1: London, 1915: Anti-German hysteria leads to attacks on German immigrants. Jacob Stein's tailoring business is attacked, leaving his safe ransacked, his daughter Ruth raped, and Jacob dead. Inspector Harvey Marmion faces an uphill struggle to track down the perpetrators. But was the murder as opportunistic as it first appears, or did someone with a deadly grudge plan the attack?) $16.95
McKinlay, Jenn Book, Line, and Sinker (Library Lover's #3: PBO; When the Briar Creek tourism director hires a salvage company to dig up treasure buried over 300 years ago, then turns up murdered, Lindsey Norris must do some digging of her own, before the killer buries the truth for good) $7.99
McLean, Margaret Under Fire (A Senegalese Muslim immigrant is arrested for arson and murder after a Boston firefighter is shot and killed while rescuing her and her teenage son from their burning store; her defense attorneys discover that someone is willing to go to great lengths to keep them from winning their case) $7.99
Menzies, Gavin The Lost Empire of Atlantis (Nonfiction; analyzing new geological research, recently unearthed artifacts, and DNA evidence, Menzies demonstrates that Atlantis did exist, and was part of the Minoan civilization) $16.99
Nevala-Lee, Alec City of Exiles (PBO; A gun runner is murdered in his London home and set on fire; a second, identical murder plunges FBI agent Rachel Wolfe and her colleagues into a secret war between two ruthless intelligence factions) $9.99
Paretsky, Sara Breakdown (V.I. Warshawski #15: Carmilla, Queen of the Night, is a shape-shifting raven whose fictional exploits thrill girls all over the world. When tweens in the Carmilla Club hold a ritual in a cemetery, they stumble on a corpse: a man stabbed through the heart, vampire-slayer style. The club includes girls from some of Chicago's most powerful families. Is the killing linked to a hostile media campaign against Senate candidate Sophy Durango? Or wealthy Chaim Salanter's childhood in Nazi-occupied Lithuania? As V.I. Warshawski struggles for answers, she finds herself fighting enemies who are all too human) $9.99
Patterson, J/Pearson, M Private London (Private #4: PBO; In central London, young women are being abducted and mutilated. Dan Carter, head of Private London, puts the agency's full resources into action in a desperate race against time) $14.99
Pattison, Eliot Mandarin Gate (Shan Tao Yun #7: Shan, an exiled Beijing cop, is settling into a menial job inspecting irrigation and sewer ditches in a remote Tibetan township. When the bodies of two unidentified men and a Tibetan nun are found strewn across the grounds of an old Buddhist temple, he suspects the Chinese police plan to cover up the crime) $25.99
Pearce, Michael The Mamur Zapt and the Return of the Carpet (Mamur Zapt #01: Reissue; 1908: When the attempted assassination of a veteran politician raises fears of a terrorist attack during a major Moslem religious festival, it's up to Captain Owen, head of Cairo's Political CID, to get to the bottom of things) $14.95
Pendleton, Don (creator) Blood Vendetta (Executioner #409: PBO; A US hacker becomes a target after accessing the account of a Russian mob boss. Bolan is determined to find her before the Russians do. One problem: no one knows what she looks like) $5.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Choke Point (Stony Man #122: PBO; When a US senator is murdered and several government officials' children disappear, the president calls in Stony Man. The kidnappings point to a human trafficking operation) $6.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) State of War (SuperBolan #154: PBO; Death floods the streets of Florida as rival gangs battle for the rights to distribute a lethal new drug. To keep this drug off the streets, Bolan must face down hard-core mercenaries and cartel bloodlust) $6.99
Penney, Stef The Invisible Ones (Half-Romany PI Ray Lovell veers between paralysis and delirium in a hospital bed. But before the accident that landed him there, he'd been hired to find Rose Janko, who disappeared seven years ago. Touched by tragedy, her hostile Gypsy family is either cursed or hiding a terrible secret - whose discovery Ray can't help suspecting is connected to Rose's disappearance) $16.00
Penrose, Andrea Recipe for Treason (Lady Arianna #3: PBO; 1814: Lady Arianna and her husband are sent to Scotland to pursue an elusive traitor through a network of intrigue involving exotic chocolates, daredevil aviators, a missing inventor, and a secret recipe that must be recovered at all costs) $7.99
Preston, D/Child, L Two Graves (Pendergast #12: Bizarre murders in several Manhattan hotels send NYPD Lt. D'Agosta to Pendergast for help. Pendergast discovers that the killings are a message from his wife's kidnappers, and pursues them to South America) $26.99
Purser, Ann Foul Play at Four (Lois Meade #11: After a series of robberies, including one at her daughter Josie's grocery shop, Lois and her daughter's policeman fiance must figure out who's cleaning out Long Farnden) $7.99
Purser, Ann Found Guilty at Five (Lois Meade #12: When her son brings a young woman cellist to a family wedding, Lois must enlist Inspector Cowgill's help when first the woman's cello and then the woman go missing) $24.95
Reed, Hannah Beeline to Trouble (Queen Bee #4: PBO; Story becomes prime suspect when a guest touring her hives turns up dead) $7.99
Rendell, Ruth (Vine) The Child's Child (Siblings Grace and Andrew share a London house, an ideal arrangement - until Andrew brings home a new boyfriend, James, whose strident comments about Grace's doctoral thesis disturb the idyllic atmosphere. When he and Andrew witness a friend's murder outside a nightclub, James begins to unravel. Grace escapes into reading a 1951 manuscript - never published because of its frank depictions of an unwed mother and a homosexual relationship - whose characters mirror Andrew and Grace. Acts of violence and sex will reverberate through their stories) $26.00
Robb, J.D. Time of Death (Eve Dallas: Reissue; Collection; reprints 3 novellas) $7.99
Roker, Al/Lochte, Dick The Talk Show Murders (Billy Blessing #3: Billy's past life as a con man comes back to haunt him when a former cop tries to blackmail him. Then another person from Billy's past appears - missing his head. As the corpses pile up, Billy must clear his name once and for all) $7.99
Rosen, Delia A Killer in the Rye (Deadly Deli #3: PBO; Gwen winds up a suspect when she finds the bakery delivery guy dead in front of her deli) $7.99
Royal, Priscilla The Sanctity of Hate (Prioress Eleanor #9: When an unpopular newcomer's corpse is found floating in the millpond, a refugee Jew is accused. Was Jacob ben Asser the murderer, or was it Gytha, Prioress Eleanor's maid? This time, Eleanor isn't sure she wants to unmask the killer; hc also available $24.95) $14.95
Royes, Gillian The Man Who Turned Both Cheeks (Shad #2: PBO; Bar owner Eric's estranged son Joseph returns to Largo Bay, but questions about Joseph's sexuality soon arise. Amid the deeply ingrained culture of intolerance that surrounds him, bartender-detective Shad wonders what he will have to do to protect Eric and his family) $16.00
Rule, Ann Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors and Other True Cases (Crime Files #16: PBO; Nonfiction; true-crime stories of people killed by those they trusted) $7.99
Shelton, Paige A Killer Maize (Farmers' Market #4: PBO; When she discovers a murder victim on the county fair grounds, Becca fears that all the evidence will point to her carny ex-husband) $7.99
Shields, Kieran The Truth of All Things (Archie Lean #1: 1892: When a prostitute in Portland, Maine, is murdered by a method traditionally used to kill witches, deputy marshal Archie Lean enlists the help of a historian and an unconventional criminalist. Together they pursue the killer's trail through postmortems and opium dens, into the spiritualist societies and lunatic asylums of New England) $15.00
Stout/Goldsborough Archie Meets Nero Wolfe (Nero Wolfe: Archie Goodwin arrives in NYC hoping for a bit of excitement, and finds work assisting honest sleuth Del Bascom. But it's the kidnapping of Tommie Williamson that introduces Goodwin to Nero Wolfe, the heavyset genius of West Thirty-Fifth Street. Goodwin must prove to Wolfe that he deserves a place at his side) $14.99
Thomson, June The Secret Journals of Sherlock Holmes (Reissue; Collection; 7 tales of the great detective, plus a hypothesis regarding the identity of the second Mrs. Watson) $16.95
Todd, Charles The Confession (Ian Rutledge #14: A man walks into Scotland Yard and confesses that he killed his cousin years ago during the Great War. When Inspector Rutledge presses for details, he reveals only that he hails from Essex. When the man is found with a bullet hole in the back of his head, the only clue is a gold locket around his neck. It leads Rutledge to an insular village that will do anything to protect itself from notoriety) $14.99
Truman, M/Bain, D Experiment in Murder (Capital Crimes #26: When a Washington, DC, psychiatrist is found dead, Mackenzie Smith is called in to defend a patient who has become a suspect; information emerges that links the slain doctor to a rogue CIA mind control project that has created a programmed assassin) $24.99
Wambaugh, Joseph Harbor Nocturne (In the southernmost Los Angeles district of San Pedro, one of the world's busiest harbors, an unlikely pair of lovers - a longshoreman and a Mexican dancer - are unwittingly caught between the two warring sides of the law) $9.99
Wilson, F. Paul Cold City (Repairman Jack: The Early Years #1: A few months after his arrival in NYC, Jack runs afoul of some Dominicans, winds up at the East Side Marriott the night Meir Kahane is shot, gets on the bad side of some Arabs, starts a hot affair, and disrupts the smuggling of preteen sex slaves) $25.99
Winslow, Don The Gentlemen's Hour (Boone Daniels #2: San Diego PI Boone Daniels risks the wrath of his fellow surfers when he agrees to help defend a young man accused of murdering a local surfing legend) $15.00
Woods, Stuart Unnatural Acts (Stone Barrington #23: When a hedge-fund billionaire hires Stone Barrington and Holly Barker to track down his missing son, the case brings them face to face with a dangerous international criminal from their past) $9.99
Zouroudi, Anne The Doctor of Thessaly (Hermes Diaktoros #3: In the backwater Greek village of Morfi, Hermes must investigate a brutal attack on a local doctor, thwart the petty machinations of the town's ex-mayor and his cronies, and try to resolve two sisters' troubled relationship) $24.99

Expected Mid-December

Abbott, Jeff The Last Minute (Sam Capra #2: Ex-CIA agent Sam Capra has one reason to live: to rescue his baby son from the people who abducted him. Now the kidnappers are offering a deal: they'll surrender Sam's child, if Sam finds and murders the one man who can expose them) $7.99
Ambler, Eric The Dark Frontier (Reissue; 1935: When a blow to the head leaves mild-mannered physicist Henry Barstow believing he is Conway Carruthers, international spy, he decides that he is the only one who can stop an arms dealer intent on destabilizing Eastern Europe) $15.00
Ambler, Eric The Levanter (Reissue; Winner, CWA Gold Dagger. Syria, 1970: Michael Howell has kept his family's Middle Eastern business enterprises going through a decade of takeovers, war, and revolution, thanks in part to his office manager Teresa. When they discover men working overtime - producing unauthorized bombs - they are forced to help the terrorists carry out their plans) $15.00
Barbieri, Maggie Extra Credit (Murder 101 #7: When Alison's twin stepdaughters' Uncle Chick is found dead in his apartment, with a quarter of a million dollars stuffed in his mattress, the death is ruled a suicide, but the family suspects otherwise) $24.99
Beaton, M.C. Death of a Cad (Hamish Macbeth #2: Reissue; Constable Hamish Macbeth investigates when a guest at Priscilla Halburton-Smythe's engagement party is murdered; many of the titled guests had reason to snuff out the boorish Captain Bartlett) $7.99
Beaton, M.C. Death of a Perfect Wife (Hamish Macbeth #4: Reissue; A paragon of a housewife has moved to Lochdubh, and convinced the local ladies to embrace low-cholesterol meals and ban tobacco. The town's fish-and-chips-loving men are up in arms. Soon constable Hamish Macbeth must solve the mysterious poisoning of the perfect wife) $7.99
Beaton, M.C. Death of a Kingfisher (Hamish Macbeth #28: The Highland village of Braikie hopes to attract tourists to their beautiful woods; PC Hamish MacBeth investigates when a kingfisher is found hanging from a branch with a noose around its neck. Next a wave of vandalism threatens the town, then violence strikes again - and this time it's murder) $7.99
Buckley, Carla Invisible (PBO; The news that her sister is seriously ill brings Dana back to her Minnesota hometown, where she discovers that what killed Julie may be killing others as well. Dana struggles to uncover the truth, but no one wants to hear it) $15.00
Cleave, Paul The Cleaner (Ned Kelly Award finalist. Joe has his day job at the police dept., and his 'night work'. He knows the Christchurch Carver only killed six women - and when he finds the copycat, he's going to punish him for the seventh woman, then frame him for the other six) $15.00
Cotterill, Colin Slash and Burn (Dr. Siri #8: Dr. Siri is sent to supervise the search for the remains of a US pilot whose plane went down ten years earlier in the jungles of northern Laos. The search party includes high-level politicians and scientists; when one of them is found dead, first of a series of 'accidents', it's up to the feisty old coroner to get to the bottom of the mystery) $15.00
Disher, Garry Whispering Death (Hal Challis #6: A rapist in a police uniform is stalking the Peninsula; a serial armed robber is headed that direction; and a mysterious female cat burglar may or may not be planning something on Inspector Challis' patch) $25.00
Downie, Jill A Grave Waiting (Moretti & Falla #2: DI Ed Moretti and DS Liz Falla investigate when an arms dealer is shot to death aboard his yacht. Why was the man visiting Guernsey? And how are a former Folies Bergere dancer, an ex-spy, and a sax-playing financier involved?) $11.99
Dunn, Carola The Valley of the Shadow (Cornish #3: When a delirious, half-drowned Indian man insists his family is trapped in a cave, the local police inspector figures they are refugees, abandoned by the smugglers who brought them in. While the countryside is being scoured for the family, Eleanor Trewynn heads into a dangerous den of smugglers to get answers from the man responsible) $24.99
Ewan, Chris Safe House (When Rob Hale wakes up in a hospital after a motorcycle crash, his first thought is for the blonde woman who was on the back of his bike. When the doctors and police insist he was alone, he teams up with PI Rebecca Lewis to get some answers) $25.99
Flint, Shamini A Bali Conspiracy Most Foul (Inspector Singh #2: Sent to Bali to help with anti-terrorism efforts after an explosion, Singh investigates when a body discovered in the wreckage turns out to have been killed by a bullet before the bomb went off) $14.95
Gardner, John The Revenge of Moriarty (Reissue; With riches accumulated from an American crime spree, Professor Moriarty sets out to murder the leaders of Europe's underworld one by one, then prepares a most hideous revenge for his nemesis Sherlock Holmes) $25.00
Harvey, John A Darker Shade of Blue (Collection; 18 stories from a master of British crime fiction) $14.95
Holt, Anne Blessed Are Those Who Thirst (Hanne Wilhelmsen #2: An abandoned shed is covered with blood, with a number written on the wall, but no sign of a victim. As more bloody numbers are found around Oslo, Hanne's team discovers that the numbers correspond to filing numbers of immigrants awaiting citizenship - all females, all missing) $15.00
Jagger, R.J. Lawyer Trap (After joining Denver's largest firm, attorney Aspen Wilde learns that an attractive associate vanished several months earlier and is presumed dead. Aspen's dangerous plan to trap the killer entangles her in a complex web of murders) $14.95
Kovacs, Ed Good Junk (Cliff St. James #2: Assisting the New Orleans police after the murder of a US government engineer, PI Cliff St. James uncovers a network of seedy arms dealers and foreign spies who are buying state-of-the art weaponry and high tech) $25.99
McDowell, Michael Jack & Susan in 1913 (Jack & Susan #1: Reissue; Jack and Susan live just across the river from Fort Lee, NJ, home of the exciting new film industry. When the movies head west, Jack and Susan (and their dog Tripod) decide to move with them, only to discover that not all of the bad guys are on the silver screen) $14.95
McDowell, Michael Jack & Susan in 1933 (Jack & Susan #2: Reissue; Jack and Susan are both married to the Wrong People. Not so Wrong that they'd bump them off, but when one of them turns up dead, Susan becomes the cops' favorite suspect. Luckily Jack (and the intrepid Scotty and Zelda) are on hand to prevent a terrible miscarriage of justice) $14.95
McDowell, Michael Jack & Susan in 1953 (Jack & Susan #3: Reissue; Jack is engaged to a margarine heiress, Susan has a mysterious suitor, and NYC is at its glamorous best. But when someone tries to poison Susan's uncle, she and Jack (and Woolf the dog) head for Havana to rescue Uncle James, catch the bad guys, and maybe visit a few casinos on the side) $14.95
Michaels, Anna The Tender Mercy of Roses (After young rodeo star Pony Jones is murdered, her ghost leads her bereaved father Titus to disgraced police detective Jo Beth Dawson. As they pursue Pony's killer, each clue they find reveals dark family secrets) $15.00
Patterson, J/Paetro, M 10th Anniversary (Women's Murder Club #10: A teenage girl has been left for dead, and her newborn baby is missing. There's no trace of the criminals, but the victim may be keeping secrets) $9.99
Tolkien, Simon Orders from Berlin (William Trave Prequel: 1940: The same day he was visited by Thorn, deputy head of MI6, the former chief of MI6 is murdered outside his London apartment. A note is found in his pocket that may provide a clue to a plot to kill Winston Churchill. Could Thorn be involved in the plot? And can Trave stop it in time to save Britain's leader?) $25.99
Van Draanen, Wendelin Sammy Keyes and the Power of Justice Jack (Sammy Keyes #15: Kids; Santa Martina now has a superhero. Well, really just a guy in spandex and a mask, hoping to find some crime to fight. But Sammy thinks he's more a showoff than a crime stopper. And when a real mystery comes along, she finds herself right in the middle of it) $7.99

Expected Early January

Armstrong, Lori Merciless (Mercy Gunderson #3: Mercy is thrown into her first FBI murder case, working with the tribal police on the Eagle River Reservation. Another killing puts Mercy and fellow FBI agent Shay Turnbull at odds over whether the crimes are connected) $15.00
Barry, D/Zweibel, A Lunatics (Philip is a referee for the youth soccer league. Jeffrey is the proud father of a star player, and he's not happy with the ref. The two of them collide in a swiftly escalating series of events that will send them running for their lives, pursued by the police, soldiers, subversives, bears, revolutionaries, pirates, and a black ops team) $15.00
Beaton, M.C. Snobbery with Violence (Summer & Cathcart #1: Reissue; After successfully uncovering the unsavory facts about Lady Rose Summer's latest suitor, Captain Harry Cathcart fashions a career investigating for aristocrats. So when the Marquess of Hedley finds a dead guest at his house party, he knows just the man to call. Caught between his client's desire for discretion and his suspicions of murder, Harry looks for help from Superintendent Kerridge of Scotland Yard and from Lady Rose, who is also a guest at the house party) $14.99
Beaton, M.C. Hasty Death (Summer & Cathcart #2: Reissue; Lady Rose Summer has abandoned her parents' home to become self-supporting, which is drearier than she expected. Then an acquaintance is shot dead in his London flat, and evidence points to the upper class. Rose returns to London high society to help Captain Harry Cathcart and Superintendent Kerridge investigate) $14.99
Beck, Jessica Illegally Iced (Donut Shop #9: PBO; When a spat Suzanne has with the local blacksmith - one that could be solved with a handshake and a dozen donuts - ends with his murder, suddenly everyone in town suspects her) $7.99
Belle, Josie A Deal to Die For (Good Buy Girls #2: PBO; When an unpopular vintage clothing collector turns up dead at the St. Stanley flea market, shop owner Maggie Gerber must sort through the suspects to find the killer) $7.99
Berry, Steve The Columbus Affair (Desperate to save his daughter from a ruthless zealot, disgraced journalist Tom Sagan finds himself on a perilous quest from Florida to Prague to Jamaica in search of a treasure that will change everything we know about Christopher Columbus) $9.99
Bond, L/DeFelice, J Shock of War (Red Dragon Rising #3: US Army Major Zeus Murphy sabotages a Chinese invasion fleet on the eve of a planned assault against Vietnam, while President Greene tries - and fails - to convince Congress and the Pentagon that a Chinese invasion of Vietnam is the first step in their plan to rule Asia) $9.99
Boyd, William Waiting for Sunrise (Vienna, 1913: When the woman he's been having an affair with accuses him of rape, young English actor Lysander Rief escapes with the help of two mysterious British diplomats. Back in London, they recruit him for a lethal mission. And before he can understand where his new life is heading, he finds himself on the trail of a traitor with a bizarre connection to Lysander's family) $15.99
Bryan, Mollie Cox Scrapped (Cumberland Creek #2: PBO; When new member Cookie Crandall, a self-proclaimed witch, becomes prime suspect in a series of bizarre murders, the scrapbookers set out to clear her name) $7.99
Burcell, Robin The Black List (Sidney Fitzpatrick #3: When two accountants for a charity turn up dead, the investigation reveals that funds have been siphoned off to bankroll terrorists. It's up to FBI Special Agent Fitzpatrick and her partner to get to the root of the conspiracy) $5.99
Caplan, Thomas The Spy Who Jumped Off the Screen (Almost by accident, former covert operative Ty Hunter has become the world's top film star. Recruited for a clandestine mission to prevent the theft of nuclear warheads, he'll need every skill he has as an actor, soldier, and spy as he matches wits with an enigmatic billionaire) $16.00
Castle, M.E. Popular Clone (Kids; 12-year-old Fisher created an exact replica of himself to avoid the torment of middle school, but his plans are ruined when his clone is kidnapped) $6.99
Cates, Bailey Bewitched, Bothered, and Biscotti (Magical Bakery #2: PBO; Katie and her aunt's coven pursue a killer who has stolen a deadly spellbook) $7.99
Connolly, John Wrath of Angels (Charlie Parker #11: Charlie Parker fears his name may be on an old list of names concealed in the recently discovered wreckage of a plane, and is drawn into the battle between those who want the list to remain secret, and those who regard it as a crucial weapon in the struggle against the forces of darkness. But someone - something - survived the crash. And is waiting; Signed copies expected) $26.00
Cornwell, Bernard 1356 (A severely outnumbered English army faces off against the French at Poitiers - and what looks to be certain defeat becomes the most decisive English victory of the Hundred Years' War; Signed copies expected) $28.99
Crais, Robert Taken (Cole & Pike #15: When the police tell a wealthy industrialist that her missing son has faked his kidnapping, she hires Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. They discover that the boy and his girlfriend have been taken by professional border kidnappers. When Cole goes undercover to try and buy the boy back, he disappears. Pike must retrace Cole's steps through the murderous world of human traffickers) $9.99
Daeninckx, Didier A Very Profitable War (Reissue; 1920: PI Rene Griffon is hired to investigate the marital infidelities of a war hero's wife. His investigation plunges him into a murky world of blackmail, murder, anarchists, profiteering, and the repercussions of the war's dark secrets) $14.95
de Giovanni, Maurizio I Will Have Vengeance (Ricciardi #1: Shortlisted, CWA 2012 International and Historical Daggers. Naples, 1931: When one of the world's greatest tenors is found murdered in his dressing room, Commissario Ricciardi is called in to investigate) $16.00
Deaver, Jeffery XO (Kathryn Dance #3: Accidents have happened, and people close to popular country singer Kayleigh Towne have died. It's up to Special Agent Dance to identify and stop the stalker who is threatening the young singer) $9.99
Downie, Ruth Semper Fidelis (Ruso #5: Back at his post as legion doctor in Roman-occupied Britain, Ruso notices mysterious injuries and deaths among the army's native recruits. Is Centurion Geminus preying on his weaker soldiers? As Ruso asks questions no one wants to hear, his barbarian wife Tilla is making herself a target by finding some answers) $26.00
Ellis, Warren Gun Machine (After a shootout in a condemned tenement claims the life of his partner, detective John Tallow stumbles across an apartment stacked high with guns. And it turns out that each weapon was used in a different, unsolved murder, stretching back 20 years or more) $25.99
Evanovich, J/Kelly, D The Husband List (NYC, 1894: While her brother Eddie and his friend Jack Culhane are off seeing the world, Caroline is stuck at home, trying to frighten off prospective suitors. She longs for adventure - and for Jack Culhane. But her mother doesn't approve of an Irish-American suitor with new money and no title) $27.99
Fifield, Christy Murder Hooks a Mermaid (Haunted Souvenir Shop #2: PBO; When a diver is found with a gaff hook in his chest, shop owner Glory is enlisted to solve the crime) $7.99
Finder, Joseph The Moscow Club (Reissue; 1991: Charlie Stone made a name for himself as a Cold War CIA analyst. Now his expertise is needed again: a tape foretelling a Kremlin coup has been smuggled out by a mole - and the plot may be linked to an old mystery involving the imprisonment of Stone's father) $9.99
Forbeck, Matt The Con Job (Leverage: PBO; Based on the TV show. Someone is swindling aging comic-book creators out of their rare comics and artwork; Nathan Ford and his team are hired to run a con at Comic-Con, where the crook intends to sell the goods) $7.99
Fowler, Earlene The Road to Cardinal Valley (Ruby McGavin #2: Ruby McGavin brings her brother Nash back to Cardinal, hoping to give him the fresh start he needs. When Nash starts drinking again and causes an accident, she decides to find her estranged mother to help with an intervention. But two states away, Etta Walker harbors a horrible secret that keeps her from reconnecting with the children she deserted years ago) $25.95
Gardner, Lisa Catch Me (D.D. Warren #6: Each year one of her childhood friends has died at the same date and time. Now Charlie Grant is the last one alive, and comes to top Boston detective D.D. Warren to ask her to handle the investigation into her murder. But is Charlie the next victim, or the perfect perp?) $9.99
George, Elizabeth Believing the Lie (Lynley #17: At the request of the man's uncle, the influential Bernard Fairclough, Inspector Lynley is sent undercover to investigate the death of Ian Cresswell, even though it was ruled an accidental drowning. Lynley enlists the help of his friends Simon and Deborah St. James; the trio's digging reveals that the Fairclough clan is awash in secrets, lies, and motives) $16.00
Goldberg, Lee Mr. Monk Gets Even (Monk #15: When criminal mastermind Dale the Whale escapes during a prison transfer, all signs point to Captain Stottlemeyer being his accomplice. It's up to Adrian Monk to clear the captain's name) $23.95
Greenwood, Kerry Unnatural Habits (Phryne Fisher #19: 1929: Pretty golden-haired girls are going missing in Melbourne. Three of them are pregnant, poor girls from the harsh confines of the Magdalene Laundry. And when self-important reporter Polly Kettle decides to investigate, she promptly disappears. The search for the missing girls takes Phryne and Dot to cellars and convents; hc available $24.95) $14.95
Griffin/Butterworth Covert Warriors (Presidential Agent #7: When US embassy personnel are attacked at a Mexican roadblock, the evidence points to the drug cartels, but Charley Castillo and his team have their doubts) $9.99
Harris, Tessa The Dead Shall Not Rest (Dr. Thomas Silkstone #2: PBO; When his unscrupulous rival Dr. John Hunter is implicated in the horrific murder of a young castrato, Thomas must determine how far the increasingly erratic surgeon will go in his obsession with obtaining unusual bodies for his research) $15.00
Haynes, Elizabeth Into the Darkest Corner (Four years after she escaped from the violent, controlling man in her life, Catherine is starting to believe she might be safe from harm. Until one phone call changes everything) $14.99
Hess, Joan Deader Homes and Gardens (Claire Malloy #18: Claire has found the perfect house. Except the realtor disappeared mid-showing, the last owner died mysteriously, and the previous owners are suing the dead owner's lover over the rights to the property. Then the dead owner's lover dies, practically at Claire's feet) $7.99
Holton, Hugh Revenge (Larry Cole #10: Chicago police officer Larry Cole takes on difficult cases involving a dark magician with a secret past, a former pro athlete turned gangster, and a violently obsessed femme fatale) $7.99
Hume, M.K. Battle of Kings (Merlin Prophecy #1: Fathered by a rapist and spurned as a demon seed, Myrddion Merlinus is raised by his grandmother, then apprenticed to an alchemist who hones the boy's remarkable gift of prophecy. But the High King of the Britons is rebuilding the ancient fortress at Dinas Emrys - and according to a prophecy, he must use the blood of a demon seed to make his towers stand firm) $16.00
Hunter, Stephen The Third Bullet (Bob Lee Swagger #8: Decades after the event, sniper Bob Lee Swagger turns his forensic skills toward the most baffling rifle crime of all time: What happened on November 22, 1963? With the help of a new clue, Swagger tracks through old records, intelligence archives, and buildings, back to the sniper's nest; Signed copies expected) $26.99
Hyzy, Julie Fonduing Fathers (White House Chef #6: PBO; Olivia is determined to clear her father's name after she learns he was dishonorably discharged from the Army, then murdered for supposedly selling corporate secrets) $7.99
Iggulden, Conn Conqueror (Khan Empire #5: For decades, the heirs of Genghis clashed for control of his empire. Now comes an heir worthy of the legacy: his educated grandson Kublai, a military genius and master political strategist, who will conquer new lands, unite a vast empire, open China to the west, and lead the Mongol warriors into the modern era) $16.00
Jance, J.A. Left for Dead (Ali Reynolds #7: When violence from the Mexican drug cartel wars crosses the border into Arizona, severely injuring an old classmate, Ali Reynolds investigates with some help from her friend Sister Anselm) $9.99
Kallentoft, Mons Midwinter Blood (UK title: Midwinter Sacrifice) (Malin Fors #1: When a man's mutilated, naked body is found hanging from a lone oak tree near Linkoping, Sweden, ambitious superintendent Malin Fors is assigned to the case. She and her team must identify the dead man, and hunt down a killer who has just begun his work) $15.00
Knox, Tom Lost Goddess (UK title: Bible of the Dead) (Archaeological work in the prehistoric caves of western Europe and in the temples of Angkor Wat lead to discoveries that shadowy forces want kept secret) $16.00
Laurie, Victoria What a Ghoul Wants (Ghost Hunter #7: PBO; A Welsh castle is rumored to be haunted by the Grim Widow, who allegedly drowns guests in the moat. Not long after M.J. and her TV crew arrive, there are two new victims - but someone from the land of the living may have helped them into their watery graves) $7.99
Leather, Stephen False Friends (Dan Shepherd #9: When the source of the leak that led to Osama Bin Laden's death is revealed to be two students - former Islamists recruited by MI5 to pose as British terrorists - Dan Shepherd is drafted to teach the pair how to survive undercover) $11.95
Lentricchia, Frank The Accidental Pallbearer (Washed-up PI Eliot Conte's best friend, Utica police chief Antonio Robinson, involves him in the investigation of a murderous plot that may lead back to a New York State politico and kingmaker - Eliot's father) $14.95
Leonard, Elmore Raylan (Raylan Givens #3: Federal Marshall Raylan Givens hunts down a perp, only to find him naked in a bathtub, doped up and missing his kidneys. Raylan knows there's big money in body parts, but by the time he finds out who's making the cuts, he's naked in a bathtub, with Layla the transplant nurse about to go for his kidneys; unabridged CDs $19.99) $14.99
Lipperman, Liz Murder for the Halibut (Clueless Cook #3: PBO; Wannabe food critic Jordan McAllister accepts a spot as judge in a shipboard cooking competition. She's enjoying the free Caribbean cruise - until a chef falls dead during the first event) $7.99
Logan, Kylie Panic Button (Button Box #3: PBO; Josie is hired to appraise a rare Victorian charm string; the owner, who wants to donate it to a museum because she thinks it's cursed, turns up strangled with it) $7.99
London, C. Alexander We Are Not Eaten by Yaks (Accidental Adventures #1: Kids; When an explorer shows up with a clue to their missing mom's whereabouts, 11-year-old twins Oliver and Celia go with their dad to Tibet to find her. Adventure ensues, and they end up having to save both their parents) $7.99
London, C. Alexander We Dine with Cannibals (Accidental Adventures #2: Kids; On a South American adventure, 11-year-old twins Oliver and Celia will need all their reality TV survival skills to ride a llama, race the rapids, and fly an airplane. Plus they'll be forced to learn the proper etiquette for a cannibal feast, and confronted by the strangest and most brutal rite of passage ever devised: dodgeball) $7.99
Macinnes, Helen Above Suspicion (Reissue; 1939: Richard and Frances Myles are preparing for a European vacation when they are visited at Oxford by an old friend, who has a seemingly simple job for them. But in prewar Europe, no one is above suspicion - shadowy figures are watching them) $9.95
Madison, Ada A Function of Murder (Sophie Knowles #3: PBO; When the commencement speaker is murdered with a Henley College letter opener - a gift each graduate received - it's up to Professor Knowles to use her logic to catch the killer) $7.99
Margolin, Phillip Capitol Murder (Dana Cutler #3: The search for a missing US senator leads PI Dana Cutler into the man's shady past - and uncovers a terrorist plot that could dwarf the 9/11 attacks) $9.99
Mariani, Scott The Hope Vendetta (UK title: The Doomsday Prophecy) (Ben Hope #3: Ben has decided to return to his theology studies. A friend asks Ben to find his missing daughter, but Ben declines, and puts his buddy Charlie Palmer on the case. When Charlie runs into trouble, Ben reluctantly joins him) $7.99
McMahon, Jennifer The One I Left Behind (In 1985, a serial killer known as Neptune would kidnap a women, leave her severed hand on the police department steps, and then 5 days later leave her dead body. Reggie's mom disappeared that summer, her hand was found, but never her body. And Neptune disappeared. Now, Reggie gets a call from a homeless shelter: her mother is alive. But Neptune has returned as well) $14.99
Meier, Leslie Chocolate Covered Murder (Lucy Stone #18: Assigned to write a puff piece about an upscale chocolate shop, Lucy discovers that the sultry store manager is leaving a throng of jealous women in her wake. So it's not too surprising when the woman turns up dead) $7.99
Mims, Lee Hiding Gladys (Cleo Cooper #1: PBO; Discovering a huge and rare granite deposit is geologist Cleo Cooper's dream come true. The multi-million dollar quarry deal will also benefit Cleo's friend Gladys Walton, who owns the rural North Carolina property. So what could go wrong? Finding a dead body in the well, for starters) $14.99
Murphy, J.J. A Friendly Game of Murder (Algonquin Round Table #3: PBO; A starlet is found dead in a bathtub at a New Year's Eve party; along with guests Douglas Fairbanks and Arthur Conan Doyle, Dorothy Parker plays detective to find the killer) $7.99
Neville, Stuart Ratlines (Albert Ryan #1: 1963: When a German national is murdered at an Irish guesthouse, Lt. Albert Ryan of the Directorate of Intelligence is ordered to investigate. The killers are targeting Nazis granted asylum by the Irish government after WWII. As Ryan closes in on the killers, he is torn. Why must he now protect the very people he fought against?) $26.95
Nolan, Terri Burden of Truth (Birdie Keane #1: PBO; Journalist Birdie Keane would give anything to see Matt Whelan one more time. The sudden death of the LA cop has left her devastated and baffled. Coming from a family of cops, Birdie can't ignore the bizarre coincidences surrounding his 'accidental' death - or her suspicion that he planned it. The clues leads her to a cold case - and to painful secrets about the people she loves most) $14.99
Olsen, Gregg Fear Collector (PBO; Serial killer Ted Bundy: for two women, he's an obsession. One is a cop whose sister may have been one of Bundy's victims. The other is a fan, who corresponded with Bundy in prison - and raised her son to carry on Ted's work) $9.99
Palmer, Michael Oath of Office (When a doctor kills his business partner, staff, and two patients, his friend and counselor Dr. Lou Welcome is incredulous. And when he looks into it further, the evidence seems to point to a conspiracy leading directly to the White House) $9.99
Peikoff, Kira Living Proof (2027: Embryonic stem cell work is now considered first-degree murder, and Dr. Arianna Drake's clinic has attracted the attention of the Department of Embryo Preservation. What undercover agent Trent Rowe learns there leaves him questioning everything he believes) $7.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Hostile Force (Executioner #410: PBO; When two US agents are killed and another goes missing, the government can no longer deny that a unit has been compromised. It's up to Bolan to plug the leak and rescue the missing operative) $5.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Ballistic (SuperBolan #155: PBO; Crisis erupts in the South China Sea when Triad pirates seize two of China's new carrier-killer missiles. Bolan must neutralize the pirate base and prevent the sale of the missiles) $6.99
Perry, Marta Home By Dark (Amish #4: PBO; Recently widowed, Rachel is taking her young daughter home to the Amish community she left years ago. But the community is anything but welcoming. The only person happy to see her is her teenage brother - and he's protecting a dark secret that endangers them all) $7.99
Pronzini, B/Muller, M The Bughouse Affair (Quincannon #3: While Sabrina Carpenter searches for a female dip who is working the amusement park, John Quincannon investigates a series of break-ins at the homes of Great Western policy holders. The housebreaker escapes when someone gets in John's way: a man who claims to be Sherlock Holmes) $24.99
Reilly, Matthew Scarecrow Returns (Scarecrow #5: When a terrorist group takes over an island in the Arctic, with plans to destroy the planet, the US president enlists the help of Marine Captain Shane 'Scarecrow' Schofield and his ragtag crew to fight them) $7.99
Robinson, Gina Live and Let Love (Agent Ex #3: PBO; Her husband died two years ago, but Willow's sixth sense tells her Jack is still alive. Now Con Russo has arrived in town, and Willow is convinced he's Jack. She's determined to learn the truth about Con's identity - even if it means seducing him) $7.99
Robinson, Peter Watching the Dark (Alan Banks #20: When a DI is murdered and compromising photos are found in his room, DCI Banks finds a link that takes him to Estonia to find the truth about an English girl's disappearance there six years ago. Back in Eastvale, other clues lead DI Cabbot to a migrant labor scam involving corrupt bureaucrats and a loan shark) $25.99
Robinson, Peter Before the Poison (Chris Lowndes buys a mansion in the Yorkshire dales, and learns it was the scene of a murder decades ago. The doctor who owned it was supposedly poisoned by his young wife Grace, who was hanged for the crime. As he learns more about the crime, his belief that Grace may have been innocent disturbs a web of deadly secrets) $14.99
Rollins, J/Cantrell,R The Blood Gospel (Order of the Sanguines #1: An earthquake at Masada, Israel, reveals a tomb. A military forensic expert, a Vatican priest, and an archaeologist are sent to explore it, but an attack at the site sends the three racing to recover a tome rumored to have been written by Christ's own hand, said to hold the secrets to His divinity, and telling of a time when Christ made a miraculous offer - a pact of salvation for those who had been damned for eternity) $27.99
Rosencrance, Linda House of Lies (PBO; Nonfiction; a petite former prom queen's elegant facade hid a violent and vicious history, culminating in the brutal murder of her attorney husband) $7.99
Rowe, Rosemary A Whispering of Spies (Libertus #13: AD 191: Wealthy Volus is retiring to the town of Glevum. When one of his treasure carts is intercepted, and the guards and horses brutally butchered, Libertus is suspected of involvement in the massacre, and marched to the garrison to await trial. After a daring escape, he embarks on a dangerous quest to discover the truth) $15.95
Rutherford, Anne The Opening Night Murder (Restoration #1: PBO; 1660: Suzanne Thornton secures financing from an old lover, assembles a troupe, and restores London's historic Globe Theatre. But she winds up a murder suspect when a dead body lands on stage during the opening night performance) $14.00
Scott, R/Maynard, L The Girl in the Leaves (PBO; Nonfiction; the Maynard family became captives of a deranged man, who killed all of them except 13-year-old Sarah; she was found in the man's home, laying bound in a bed of leaves) $9.99
Smith, Alexander McCall Unusual Uses for Olive Oil (Professor Dr. von Igelfeld #4: The matchmaking Ophelia Prinzel pushes the professor toward a romance with a charming, wealthy widow. On a trip to the Alps, he plunges 3000 feet into mountaineering history, only to suffer the ignominy of giving inspirational lectures about the experience. And at a dinner party, he is the only kind soul who can help a one-legged dachshund, whose sticky wheels are in need of lubrication) $13.95
Somer, Mehmet Murat The Serenity Murders (Turkish Delight #4: Burcak Veral - kickboxing transvestite, nightclub owner, Audrey Hepburn look-alike, and amateur sleuth - has been invited to strut her stuff on a local TV show. During her appearance, an angry man calls vowing to kill everyone close to her. Later that night, the show's host is shot dead. What's a girl to do?) $15.00
Taylor, Brad All Necessary Force (Pike Logan #2: A terrorist hit is coming, but with traditional intel going nowhere, it falls to veteran Taskforce warrior Pike Logan and his young partner Jennifer Cahill to stop the unknown conspirators) $9.99
Thomas, Samuel The Midwife's Tale (1644: Parliament's armies have risen against the king, laying siege to the city of York. To save a woman from being executed for a murder she didn't commit, midwife Bridget Hodgson and servant Martha Hawkins hunt for the real killer) $24.99
Todd, Charles An Unmarked Grave (Bess Crawford #4: 1918: Overwhelmed with wounded soldiers from the French front, battlefield nurse Bess Crawford must now contend with influenza patients as well. Among the dead waiting for burial, she finds the body of a murdered officer. Before she can report it, she succumbs to the flu. By the time she recovers, the murdered officer has been buried, and the only other person who saw the body has hanged himself. Or did he?) $14.99
Watterson, Kate Frozen (Ellie MacIntosh #1: PBO; In the Wisconsin woods, detective Ellie MacIntosh has a serial killer on her hands. The evidence against Bryce Grantham is almost irrefutable, but Ellie's gut tells her the case is not so cut and dried. She must determine if Bryce is a manipulative killer, or the victim of a madman playing a sickening game) $7.99
Webb, Betty The Llama of Death (Gunn Zoo #3: The owner of the local wedding chapel has been murdered; it seems the 'reverend' was actually an ex-convict, and every wedding he's performed was a fake. Teddy's mom becomes prime suspect - she was married at the chapel twice, and received large financial settlements when the marriages failed; hc available $24.95) $14.95
Willig, Lauren The Garden Intrigue (Pink Carnation #9: 1804: Augustus Whittlesby, an undercover agent posing as an atrocious poet, teams up with Emma Morris Delagardie, the New York-born widow of a Frenchman and an old school friend of Napoleon's stepdaughter, to thwart a French invasion of England) $15.00
Winston, Lois Revenge of the Crafty Corpse (Anastasia Pollack #3: PBO; Anastasia takes a part-time job leading a crafts class for a group of seniors at Sunnyside Assisted Living Center. When one of the residents turns up dead, Anastasia's mother-in-law becomes a prime suspect) $14.99
Wolf, Dick The Intercept (Jeremy Fisk #1: An attempted hijacking has been thwarted, but Jeremy Fisk of the NYPD's Intelligence Division suspects that a devastating attack is imminent. An Arabian national who was on the flight has disappeared into Manhattan, and it's up to Fisk to find him; Signed copies expected) $27.99
Woods, Stuart Collateral Damage (Stone Barrington #25: An unexpected visit from Holly Barker draws Stone into a dangerous game of murder and vengeance, against an enemy with plans bigger than they could ever imagine) $26.95

Expected Mid-January

Ballard, Mignon Miss Dimple Suspects (Miss Dimple #3: WWII: Miss Dimple finds a missing child, too sick to walk, but gets her home safely with the help of artist Mae Martha and her companion Suzy. When Mae Martha is murdered, Suzy becomes a suspect because she's Japanese; Miss Dimple and her fellow teachers set out to prove Suzy's innocence) $24.99
Bates, Quentin Cold Comfort (Gunnhildur #2: Sgt. Gunnhildur hunts for an escaped convict who is violently settling old scores in Reykjavik. As she also investigates the murder of a fitness guru, she learns that the guru and the convict shared some influential friends, and some unsavory secrets) $14.95
Brett, Simon Blotto, Twinks and the Rodents of the Riviera (Blotto & Twinks #3: The noble Blotto and his brilliant sister Twinks head to Paris and the Riviera on the trail of stolen paintings. Will they vanquish dastardly criminal mastermind La Puce, and rescue the kidnapped film star I neglected to mention?) $14.95
Brody, Frances Dying in the Wool (Kate Shackleton #1: 1922: In the Yorkshire village of Bridgestead, nothing exceptional happens - until Joshua Braithwaite goes missing. Now his daughter is getting married and wants a last attempt made to find him. Did he run off with his mistress? Was he murdered? Amateur sleuth Kate Shackleton taps into the villagers' lives, and opens cracks that some would kill to keep closed) $14.99
Canadeo, Anne The Silence of the Llamas (Black Sheep #5: PBO; The fiber festival at Kruger's farm is disrupted when someone douses the farm's llama herd with red paint. Everyone suspects a neighbor who had tried to obtain the property - when he turns up dead, Ben Kruger becomes the prime suspect) $15.00
Carrisi, Donato The Whisperer (Six severed arms are discovered buried in the woods, arranged in a circle. Five of them appear to belong to missing girls between the ages of 8 and 18. The sixth is yet to be identified. Worse still, the girls' bodies, alive or dead, are nowhere to be found. Investigators Mila Vasquez, a celebrated profiler, and Goran Gavila, an eerily prescient criminologist, dive into the case) $14.99
Cash, Wiley A Land More Kind than Home (For a curious boy like Jess Hall, growing up in a small North Carolina town means trouble when your mother catches you spying on grown-ups. When his mute older brother Stump can't help sneaking a look at something he's not supposed to, the catastrophic repercussions shatter the brothers' world) $14.99
Cassidy, Anne The Murder Notebooks: Dead Time (YA; When 17-year-old Rose is reunited with her stepbrother Joshua, they decide to investigate their parents' disappearance 5 years earlier) $9.99
Corby, Gary The Pericles Commission (Nicolaos #1: Working as an agent for promising young politician Pericles, Nicolaos searches for the assassin responsible for the death of Ephialtes, the man who brought democracy to Athens, whose murder has thrown the city into uproar) $14.95
Crais, Robert Suspect (An assault killed his partner, nearly killed him, and left LAPD cop Max Kent unfit for duty. Now he has a new partner: Maggie, a German shepherd who survived three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, and whose PTSD is as bad as Max's. Sidelined, they set out to investigate the one case no one wants them to touch: finding the men who murdered Max's partner; Signed copies expected) $27.95
Dean, Anna A Woman of Consequence (Dido Kent #3: 1806: On a visit to the ruins of an abbey, Penelope Lambe suffers a bad fall. Then a human skeleton is found at the abbey. Is Miss Lambe's accident connected to this? Everyone is relying on inquisitive spinster Dido Kent to find out) $14.99
DePoy, Phillip December's Thorn (Devilin #7: Back home in Georgia, recovering from a coma, Fever is visited by a woman who claims to be his wife and tells him he has a son. His friends think the woman is a hallucination, but when someone starts shooting very real bullets at Fever, he'll have to sort out who is trying to kill him, and why) $25.99
Dorsey, Tim The Riptide Ultra-Glide (Serge Storms #16: A freshly unemployed Wisconsin couple plan to treat themselves to a modest vacation in Florida. When everything goes wrong, they need someone to rescue them, and who better than chipper Floridaphile tour guide - and bighearted psychopath - Serge Storms?) $25.99
Dunn, Carola Gone West (Daisy Dalrymple #20: 1926: The Honourable Daisy heads to Derbyshire, where her school friend Sybil is secretary to a novelist. When the man dies, Daisy must uncover the culprit in a house full of suspects) $14.99
Emmerson, Andrew The London Underground (Nonfiction; slim, illustrated history, from the 1860 construction of the Metropolitan Railway to the 2006 refurbishment of the Waterloo and City lines) $12.95
Estleman, Loren D. The Left-Handed Dollar (Amos Walker #20: Hired to help get a mobster off the hook for an attempted murder, Detroit PI Amos Walker has a problem: the intended victim is his best friend) $15.99
Gerard, Cindy Killing Time (One-Eyed Jacks #1: PBO; Eva Salinas has a theory about what happened to Mike Brown's team - which included her husband - eight years ago in Afghanistan. As they track down the traitor who screwed up both their lives, they discover they can't live without each other - but can they stay alive?) $7.99
Grafton, Sue Kinsey and Me: Stories (Collection; 9 Kinsey Millhone stories (written between 1986 and 1993) plus several stories based on Grafton's own life and written in the decade after her mother died) $27.95
Grindle, Lucretia Villa Triste (1943: When the Nazis occupy Italy, bands of Partisans rise up; Isabella and Caterina Cammaccio are forced to make decisions that will reverberate for decades. Modern day: Alessandro Pallioti agrees to oversee a murder investigation after it is revealed that the victim was once a Partisan hero, and finds himself working to uncover a crime committed over 60 years ago) $14.99
Hall, Parnell Arsenic and Old Puzzles (Puzzle Lady #14: When two elderly men are poisoned with elderberry wine, Cora suspects the killer is copying the movie Arsenic and Old Lace ) $24.99
Hall, Parnell Stakeout (Stanley Hastings #18: Stanley finally felt like a real PI, staking out a motel to get evidence on a cheating husband. Only the husband wasn't cheating, someone killed him, and the cops are trying to pin the murder on the man they apprehended at the scene: Stanley) $25.00
James, P.D. Death Comes to Pemberley (1803: On the eve of Pemberley's annual autumn ball, a coach careens up the drive carrying Lydia, Elizabeth's disgraced sister, who stumbles out of the carriage shrieking that her husband has been murdered) $15.00
Kent, Christobel A Fine and Private Place (alternate title: A Murder in Tuscany) (Sandro Cellini #2: When the director of an artists' retreat in the hills outside Florence is found dead, PI Sandro Cellini does not believe it's an accident. As he attempts to uncover the truth, he is drawn into the lives of the retreat's small, highly strung community) $14.95
Klavan, Andrew A Killer in the Wind (Three years ago, NYPD vice cop Dan Champion shut down a sex slavery ring, but the case broke him. Now he's a small town cop, but when a woman's body washes ashore, his past returns to haunt him) $25.00
Lambdin, Dewey Reefs and Shoals (Alan Lewrie #18: 1805: The Admiralty dispatches Captain Lewrie to the Bahamas to form a small squadron. His orders are to search for French and Spanish privateers, and call upon neutral American seaports to determine if privateers are getting aid and comfort from that quarter) $15.99
Lane, Andrew Black Ice (Young Sherlock #3: YA; Sherlock and his American tutor head to London to have lunch with Sherlock's brother Mycroft. Instead they find a locked room, a dead body, and Mycroft holding a knife. It's up to Sherlock to save Mycroft from the gallows) $17.99
MacInnes, Helen Pray for a Brave Heart (Reissue; 1953: A massive diamond heist - which, in the wrong hands, on the wrong side of the Iron Curtain, could have lethal consequences - takes William Denning to a Swiss village, where he finds his adversaries are the most unlikely people) $9.95
Maltman, Thomas Little Wolves (1987: With a drought pushing family farms to the brink, an act of violence echoes through a Minnesota town. As a father searches for answers after his son commits a heinous murder, a pastor's wife returns to town for mysterious reasons of her own) $25.00
Memminger, Charles Aloha, Lady Blue (Living on a houseboat at a small Hawaiian yacht club, former crime reporter Stryker McBride has been keeping a low profile since being shot while investigating police corruption. But a call from a former classmate convinces him to look into the death of the woman's grandfather) $24.99
Nakamura, Fuminori The Thief (The Thief is a seasoned pickpocket whose past catches up with him when his original partner offers him an easy job: tie up an old man and steal the contents of his safe. Not until the next day does the Thief learn that the old man was a prominent politician, and that he was brutally killed after the theft) $14.95
Neuhaus, Nele Snow White Must Die (von Bodenstein & Kirchhoff #4: When a woman dies after being pushed off a bridge, the investigation leads police detectives Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver von Bodenstein to the woman's home in a German village, where two teenage girls vanished years ago, and the woman's son was convicted based on circumstantial evidence) $24.99
Parker, R/Knott, R Ironhorse (Cole & Hitch #5: Virgil and Everett's first duty as Territorial Marshalls is a train trip escorting a group of Mexican prisoners to the border. Their journey becomes a lot more complicated when the Governor of Texas climbs aboard with his wife, daughter, bodyguards, and a small fortune) $26.95
Parks, Brad The Girl Next Door (Carter Ross #3: Planning to do a story about a woman killed by a hit-and-run while delivering newspapers, Ross heads to her wake to gather anecdotes, only to learn that the victim's sister thinks the death was murder) $15.99
Patterson, J/Paetro, M #1 Suspect (Private #2: When Jack Morgan's former lover is found murdered in his bed, he is the number one suspect. While Jack is under police investigation, one of his most trusted colleagues threatens to leave Private, and Jack realizes he is facing clever and powerful enemies) $14.99
Pavone, Chris The Expats (When her husband is offered a job in Luxembourg, Kate Moore jumps at the chance to leave her own double life behind. But when another American couple arrives, she grows to suspect that they are not who they claim to be. Is her own past catching up with her? Kate begins to dig, and uncovers a mind-boggling long-play con that threatens her family and her life) $15.00
Potzsch, Oliver The Beggar King (Jakob Kuisl #3: 1662: A letter from his sister summons Jakob to Regensberg; when he finds her murdered, he is arrested and framed for the crime. With the help of a group of beggars, a beer-brewing monk, and an Italian playboy, his daughter Magdalena and village doctor Simon work to prove Jakob's innocence) $18.00
Rankin, Ian Standing in Another Man's Grave (John Rebus #18: John Rebus is back on the force, as a retired civilian reviewing cold case files. 10 years ago, Nina Hazlitt's daughter disappeared; with no body and no suspect, the investigation stalled. But two other women have vanished along the same stretch of road, and, unlike his skeptical colleagues, Rebus sees a connection. Pursuing it will put him in the crosshairs) $25.99
Sharp, Zoe Fifth Victim (Charlie Fox #9: Charlie discovers that her charge Dina, the daughter of a wealthy Long Island businesswoman, is fascinated by a clique of girls who have all been kidnapped; she worries that Dina's thrill-seeking will put both of them in danger. Just as her worst fears are realized, Charlie learns that the man who put her partner Sean in a coma is on the loose. She is faced with the choice between loyalty to her client and avenging Sean, but the two goals are soon linked) $15.95
Sharp, Zoe Die Easy (Charlie Fox #10: When a robbery explodes into a hostage situation, the motive may be more complex than simple greed. Someone has a score to settle, and bodyguard Sean Meyer is part of the picture. Only trouble is, he can't remember why. When Charlie finds herself facing a nightmare from her own past, she realizes that this time she's got to fight it out on her own) $25.00
Shields, Kieran A Study in Revenge (Archie Lean #2: 1893: After a thief is killed while delivering a stolen artifact, he is buried, but his body turns up again, badly scorched and surrounded by occult symbols. The investigation leads police detective Archie Lean and ex-Pinkerton agent Perceval Gray on a chase for a relic that takes them from Portland, Maine, to the drawing rooms of Brahmin Boston) $25.00
Smith, Tom Rob Agent 6 (Leo Demidov #3: No longer a member of Moscow's secret police, Leo is suspicious when his wife and daughters are invited on a 'Peace Tour' to NYC. Forbidden to travel with his family, Leo watches helplessly as they are pulled into a web of betrayal that ends in tragedy. In the aftermath, Leo demands only one thing: to investigate the killer who destroyed his family; unabridged CDs $14.98) $14.99
Tursten, Helene Night Rounds (Irene Huss #4: DI Huss investigates when, after a blackout at a Goteborg hospital, one nurse is found dead and another has vanished. The only witness claims to have seen Nurse Tekla doing her rounds - but Nurse Tekla died sixty years ago) $15.95
Vachss, Andrew That's How I Roll (After pleading guilty to a series of homicides, Esau Till sits on death row writing his life story, his one last chance to protect his brother Tory after he's gone. And when it comes to protecting his baby brother, Esau Till is a man without boundaries) $15.00
Ward, Robert The Best Bad Dream (FBI agent Jack Harper gets a phone call from his snitch and sometime girlfriend Michelle, whose sister has been kidnapped. Soon Jack is up to his neck in bikers, Mexican gangs, and a giant pet wild Razorback hog named Ole Big, who may offer a major clue to finding the missing girl) $14.00
Wilson, Laura An Empty Death (Ted Stratton #2: 1944: Called to investigate when a doctor is found dead, DI Stratton soon realizes that someone at the London hospital is on a killing spree) $14.95
Winslow, Emily The Start of Everything (DI Chloe Frohmann investigates a hallowed university, a troubled young woman, and a country manor where three families, two nannies, and one young man were snowed in, and someone unearthed a shattering secret - with deadly consequences) $26.00

Expected Early February

Aames, Avery To Brie or Not to Brie (Cheese Shop #4: PBO; Charlotte's new creation - Brie blueberry ice cream - turned out perfectly. But can she find the killer responsible for the corpse in the ice cream parlor's freezer?) $7.99
Andrus, James The Perfect Scream (John Stallings #4: PBO; The deaths are gruesome, unrelated accidents - at first glance. But a calculating predator is stalking the members of the Tau Upsilon fraternity, and it's up to detective John Stallings to find the killer) $9.99
Arlington, Lucy Every Trick in the Book (Novel Idea #2: PBO; Soon after Lila finds the dead body of an editor, a promising writer is killed, and Lila has a gut feeling the two murders are connected. Now she must hunt down a killer using the clues hidden in a manuscript) $7.99
Barry, Dave Insane City (Headed to Florida for his wedding, Seth and his friends find themselves embroiled with rioters, Russian gangsters, angry strippers, a pimp the size of the Death Star, a Haitian refugee on the run with her kids from some very bad men, and an albino python named Blossom) $26.95
Bartlett, Lorraine One Hot Murder (Victoria Square #3: PBO; A fire in the shopping district may just be a smokescreen - a body is found among the charred wreckage, but the victim was shot. Katie Bonner is hot on the killer's trail) $7.99
Bass, Jefferson The Inquisitor's Key (Body Farm #7: Dr. Brockton's protege Miranda is helping excavate a newly discovered chamber beneath the Palace of the Popes in Avignon, France. There she discovers a chest inscribed with a stunning claim: inside lie the bones of Jesus of Nazareth. Faced with the case of the millennium, Miranda summons Brockton for help proving or refuting the claim) $9.99
Bazell, Josh Wild Thing (Dr. Brnwa #2: It's hard to find work as a doctor when using your real name will get you killed. So when Dr. Peter Brown is offered a job accompanying a paleontologist on the world's worst field assignment, Brown says yes. Even if it means that murderers, mobsters, and international drug dealers - not to mention the occasional lake monster - are about to have a serious Pietro Brnwa problem; unabridged CDs $14.98) $14.99
Beaton, M.C. Sick of Shadows (Summer & Cathcart #3: Reissue; To avoid being sent to India with all the other failed debutantes, Lady Rose Summer has entered into an engagement of convenience with Captain Harry Cathcart. Bored with the social whirl, she befriends society newcomer Dolly Tremaine. When Dolly is found floating in the river, Harry is summoned to investigate her death - and to keep Rose from becoming the murderer's next victim) $14.99
Beaton, M.C. Our Lady of Pain (Summer & Cathcart #4: Reissue; Lady Rose Summer knows her engagement to Captain Harry Cathcart is only a ploy to keep her parents from shipping her off to India to find a husband. But when Harry's latest client, the seductive Dolores Duval, starts appearing everywhere at his side, Rose is jealous, and threatens Dolores, only to be found the very next day, standing over the woman's dead body. Can Harry and Superintendent Kerridge clear Rose's name and catch the real killer?) $14.99
Berenson, Alex The Shadow Patrol (John Wells #6: Concerned that their Kabul station may have been infiltrated by the Taliban, the CIA asks John Wells to investigate. He finds a viper's nest of hostility and mistrust - and clues that hint at a drug-trafficking operation involving the agency, the military, and the Taliban) $9.99
Bilal, Parker The Golden Scales (Makana #1: Makana, a former Sudanese police inspector forced to flee to Cairo, is now struggling to make ends meet as a PI, and takes a case from the notorious mogul Saad Hanafi, owner of a Cairo soccer team whose star player has gone missing) $17.00
Black, Cara Murder at the Lanterne Rouge (Aimee Leduc #12: First Rene's new girlfriend Meizi leaves a Chinatown dinner to take a phone call, and doesn't return. Then a science prodigy's dead body is found, with Meizi's photo in his wallet. Aimee doesn't like this scenario one bit, but she can't figure out how the murder is connected to the disappearance) $14.95
Bradley, Alan Speaking from Among the Bones (Flavia de Luce #5: The English hamlet of Bishop's Lacey is shocked when the church organist's body turns up inside St. Tancred's tomb. Who would want to kill him, and why bury him in that sacred place?) $24.00
Brody, Frances A Medal for Murder (Kate Shackleton #2: 1920s England: Kate's night out at the theatre is anything but relaxing. First she stumbles across a body with a knife sticking out of its chest, then the play's leading lady is kidnapped and held for ransom. It's up to Kate to piece together the clues, and lure the criminals out of their lairs) $25.99
Burton, Mary The Seventh Victim (PBO; Seven years ago, Lara was the Seattle Strangler's only surviving victim. Now she has a home and a job in Austin, Texas, and a chance at a normal life. Until Texas Ranger James Beck brings the shattering news: the Strangler is in Austin) $7.99
Byerrum, Ellen Veiled Revenge (Crime of Fashion #9: PBO; Fashion reporter Lacey Smithsonian doesn't believe her friend's shawl is cursed. So when someone who wears the shawl is found dead, Lacey sets out to unveil the real killer) $7.99
Carr, Carol K. India Black and the Shadows of Anarchy (Madam of Espionage #3: PBO; Victorian London: Prime Minister Disraeli dispatches India Black, a full-time madam and occasional spy, to infiltrate an anarchist group that has been assassinating aristocrats) $15.00
Carr, Howie Hard Knocks (After a client is killed execution-style, Jack Reilly, a dodgy Boston ex-cop turned PI, must uncover the dangerous truth behind the bribery, blood, and backdoor deals that define the highest levels of both organized crime and State House politics) $9.99
Connolly, Sheila Buried in a Bog (County Cork #1: PBO; To honor her late grandmother's wishes, Maura Donovan is visiting the Irish village where Gran was born. But when Maura realizes she may know something about a dead man found in the bog, she gets a sinking feeling that she's about to get in over her head) $7.99
Conway, James The Last Trade (Thanks to Drew, the Rising Fund was the only hedge operation to win out in the mortgage crisis. But now his protege has been murdered, and brokers associated with the fund are turning up dead around the world. And Drew is next on the list to be terminated) $9.99
Copperman, E.J. Chance of a Ghost (Haunted Guesthouse #4: PBO; When questions are raised about her father's death, Alison will need the help of her resident ghosts to get to the bottom of things) $7.99
Craig, Elizabeth Knot What It Seams (Southern Quilting #2: PBO; When quilt show judge and gossiping mail carrier Jo Paxton is murdered, Beatrice and the other quilters will have to piece together the clues to find the killer) $7.99
Daheim, Mary The Alpine Winter (Emma Lord #23: Emma and sheriff Milo Dodge have their holiday festivities interrupted when a decomposed body is discovered in a cave on Mount Sawyer; quite a few people claim it's the remains of a missing loved one) $7.99
Daheim, Mary The Alpine Xanadu (Emma Lord #24: Emma Lord and her staff are working on a feature about a new rehab and mental health facility. And now that fool Wayne Eriks has climbed an electric pole in the middle of a storm and been electrocuted - but Sheriff Dodge doesn't think the death was an accident) $26.00
Davidson, Hilary The Next One to Fall (Lily Moore #2: Just after Lily and her photographer friend Jesse arrive at Machu Picchu, a tourist dies. While witnesses agree that no one was near the woman when she fell, Lily becomes increasingly convinced that the death was no accident; when the Peruvian police show no interest, she decides to investigate) $14.99
Davies, J.D. The Mountain of Gold (Matthew Quinton #2: 1663: Beset by pirates, Knights of Malta, and saboteurs, Captain Matthew Quinton sails to Africa at the behest of King Charles II to lay claim to a fabled mountain of gold) $14.95
DeFelice, Jim The Helios Conspiracy (Rogue FBI agent Andy Fisher is visiting NYC for the first time after saving it from a terrorist attack when he discovers that the only woman he ever loved has been murdered. Fisher disobeys orders and begins investigating) $7.99
Fluke, Joanne Cinnamon Roll Murder (Hannah Swensen #17: The Cinnamon Roll Six jazz band are headed for Lake Eden when their tour bus overturns near town. The keyboard player's minor injuries turn deadly when someone plunges surgical scissors into his chest) $7.99
Gallagher, Stephen The Bedlam Detective (Sebastian Becker investigates wealthy eccentrics who may be too insane to manage their own affairs. His latest case takes him to a small English town, where he discovers that two young girls have been murdered - and that it's not the first time) $15.99
Gaylin, Alison Into the Dark (Brenna Spector #2: Can a stranger share your memories? That question haunts Brenna when she sees footage of a webcam performer telling stories - stories only Brenna and her sister Clea, who disappeared years ago, could know. Brenna takes the case, convinced that the missing performer has ties to her sister) $5.99
Gordon-Smith, Dolores Trouble Brewing (Jack Haldean #6: 1925: When Mark Helston, the rising star of Hunt Coffee Limited, walks out of his flat and disappears, his uncle, old Mr. Hunt, appeals to Jack Haldean for help) $15.95
Greenwood, Kerry Out of the Black Land (Eighteenth Dynasty Egypt is peaceful and prosperous under the dual rule of the Pharaohs Amenhotep III and IV, until the younger Pharaoh begins to dream new and terrifying dreams. The newly-renamed Akhnaten plans to allow the worship of only one god. His horrified court soon realizes that the Pharaoh is irretrievably mad, and that the biggest danger to the land is in the royal palace; hc available $24.95) $14.95
Hamilton, Ian The Disciple of Las Vegas (Ava Lee #1: When $50 million vanishes from a Filipino man's account, he turns to forensic accountant Ava Lee. With the help of her Triad-connected partner Uncle, she follows the money trail from San Francisco to Costa Rica to Las Vegas. A shadowy hitman is close behind her every step of the way) $15.00
Hand, Elizabeth Available Dark (Cass Neary #2: A mysterious job offer sends photographer Cass Neary to Helsinki, where a fashion photographer shows her photos depicting ritual killings. Narrowly escaping death herself, Cass flees to Iceland, but soon unsolved murders are multiplying faster than she can run) $14.99
Harvey, John Good Bait (When a 17-year-old Moldovan boy is found dead on Hampstead Heath, DCI Karen Shields and her unit investigate; the case is tied to a web of gang warfare and organized crime that infiltrates almost every aspect of London society) $25.95
Haywood, B.B. Town in a Pumpkin Bash (Candy Holliday #4: PBO; The annual Pumpkin Bash is coming up; Candy's plans for running the haunted hayride are dashed when she discovers a real dead body near some fake tombstones) $7.99
Henry, Sara J. A Cold and Lonely Place (Troy Chance #2: While photographing the Saranac Lake ice palace, Troy discovers her roommate's boyfriend encased in the ice. How did this happen to a rich kid from Connecticut?) $24.00
Hobbs, Roger Ghostman (Only a few dozen people know that 'Jack' exists, and none know his true identity. Those are closely guarded secrets for this consummate professional. But when he's called in to clean up the mess left by a bungled casino robbery, he becomes increasingly visible as he's pursued by the FBI - and other interested parties) $24.95
Hunter, Maddy Bonnie of Evidence (Passport to Peril #8: PBO; Leading a group of Iowa seniors on a tour of Scotland, Emily also organizes a high-tech scavenger hunt. But when one team brings a cursed dirk into their hotel, a tour group member ends up dead. Was it the curse of the dagger? An allergic reaction? Or is there a killer on the loose?) $14.99
Indridason, Arnaldur Operation Napoleon (When her brother, a rescue volunteer, vanishes, a young woman sets out to discover his fate, which is connected to a WWII German bomber that the US Army is secretly trying to remove from an Icelandic glacier) $9.99
James, Miranda Out of Circulation (Cat in the Stacks #4: PBO; There's been a tiff over the location of this year's library fundraising gala, and it seems everyone, even Charlie's housekeeper Azalea, has it in for Vera Cassity. When Charlie discovers Azalea standing over Vera's dead body, it's up to him - with a little help from his cat Diesel - to catch the real killer) $7.99
Jance, J.A. Deadly Stakes (Ali Reynolds #8: Asked to investigate a grisly murder by the woman charged with the crime, Ali comes to suspect a connection to another case she's working on: a teenage boy who found a body in the desert when he went to retrieve a box buried by his absent father - a box that turned out to contain a fortune in poker chips) $25.99
Johansen, Iris & Roy Close Your Eyes (Blind for the first 20 years of her life, Kendra Michaels honed her other senses. Her ability to pick up the most subtle cues in the world around her made her a law enforcement legend. Her expertise is called for when the next name on a serial killer's hit list is Kendra's ex-lover) $7.99
Johnston, Linda O. Oodles of Poodles (Pet Rescue #4: PBO; When the director of a new movie about a heroic poodle is murdered, pet rescuer Lauren Vancouver is determined to find the killer) $7.99
Jones, Chris Morgan The Silent Oligarch (Hired to ruin Russian oil baron Konstanin Malin, corporate intelligence investigator Benjamin Webster discovers his target's weak spot: Richard Lock, an English lawyer who hides the money from Malin's criminal empire. When Webster applies pressure, Lock's fragile world starts to crumble) $16.00
Kane, Ben Spartacus the Gladiator (Spartacus #1: In writing this novel, Kane returned to historical source materials to create a new vision of the man who was Spartacus - Roman army auxiliary, slave, gladiator, and leader of an army of slaves that nearly brought Rome to its knees) $15.99
Kelly, Diane Death, Taxes, and Peach Sangria (Tara Holloway #4: PBO; At the IRS office, Tara's boss and one of her co-workers are signing up for an online dating service - and so is Tara's secret crush, Nick Pratt. Tara's mood is not improved by the news that her next investigation involves cash-funneling to terrorists) $7.99
Kelly, Sofie Cat Trick (Magical Cats #4: PBO; When a famous former resident returns to town, there are hopes that he'll put Mayville Heights on the map as a tourist destination. When he turns up dead on the boardwalk, it's up to librarian Kathleen Paulson and her cats Hercules and Owen to uncover the truth) $7.99
Kennedy, Elle Midnight Alias (Killer Instincts #2: PBO; Olivia is deeply in a mobster's debt. Luke DuBois and his team of operatives will help her escape, in exchange for intel on a missing agent. Now Olivia will be forced to risk everything - including her heart) $7.99
Kepler, Lars The Nightmare (Joona Linna #2: The forensics team is sure a young woman drowned. Then why is the abandoned pleasure boat she's on still afloat, and why are there no traces of water on her clothes? The next day, a man is found hanging from the ceiling of his Stockholm apartment. It looks like suicide, but the ceiling is high, and there is nothing around he could have climbed on. DI Joona Linna must piece together the two mysteries) $16.00
Kerrigan, Gene The Rage (Winner, CWA 2012 Gold Dagger. Just out of jail, Vincent Naylor starts planning a high-stakes robbery. Honest Dublin cop Bob Tidey is looking into the murder of a banker when a call from an old acquaintance changes the course of his investigation. Retired nun Maura Coady notices something she can't ignore, and makes a phone call that sets in motion a series of fateful events) $17.00
Kirby, Matthew J. Icefall (Kids; Edgar Award winner. Trapped in a hidden fortress - along with her siblings and an army of restless warriors - Solveig awaits news of her father's victory in battle. As winter stretches on, it becomes clear there is a traitor in their midst. Can Solveig expose him before he destroys the kingdom?) $6.99
Lackberg, Camilla The Stonecutter (Patrik Hedstrom #3: In the Swedish resort town of Fjallbacka, a little girl's body is found in a fisherman's net. Detective Patrik Hedstrom has just become a father, and it's his grim task to find the killer of this child he knew well) $15.99
Lescroart, John The Hunter (Wyatt Hunt #3: Raised by loving adoptive parents, San Francisco PI Wyatt Hunt had no interest in his birth family until he got the text message: How did ur mother die? The answer is murder, still unsolved. Curious, he decides to investigate) $9.99
Lilliefors, James Viral (Charles & Jon Mallory #1: Can two brothers, a journalist and a rogue ex-CIA agent, stop a bioterrorist plot?) $15.95
Ludlum/Lustbader The Bourne Imperative (Bourne #10: The man Jason Bourne fishes out of the sea is half-drowned and bleeding from a gunshot wound. He awakens with no memory of who he is or why he was shot. Bourne must learn the man's identity and purpose before both he and Mossad agent Rebeka wind up dead) $9.99
MacKinnon, Douglas Vengeance Is Mine (Years ago, Ian Wallace watched a KGB colonel murder the love of his life. Now the devil is in Boston on a twisted mission, and Wallace has teamed up with CIA agent Kathy Donahue to seek revenge) $7.99
Madormo, John V. The Homemade Stuffing Caper (Charlie Collier #1: Kids; When 7th-grader Charlie Collier takes a case that turns out to involve the entire town, he'll need more than his dad's old trench coat, a battered fedora, and his smarts. It'll take some help from his friend Henry, their client, and a class bully who has some surprising secrets of his own) $6.99
Mason/Hines-Stephens Play Dead (A Dog & His Girl #1: Kids; 12-year-old Cassie Sullivan gets her nose for sleuthing from her police chief mom and coroner dad. German shepherd Dodge has 42 dog years of experience as a police dog, and a network of 4-legged colleagues when he needs more intel. When the richest man in town goes missing, they're on the case) $5.99
McCafferty, Keith The Royal Wulff Murders (Ettinger & Stranahan #1: When a guide reels in the body of a young man from a Montana river, Sheriff Martha Ettinger suspects foul play. While investigating, she crosses paths with PI Sean Stranahan, who has been hired to find a woman's missing brother. The clues lead sheriff and PI to Montana's big business: fly fishing) $15.00
McLaughlin, Staci All Natural Murder (Blossom Valley #2: PBO; To clear her sister's name, Dana must find out who really murdered Ashlee's philandering, Monster Truck-driving boyfriend) $7.99
Meier, Leslie Easter Bunny Murder (Lucy Stone #19: Covering the annual Easter egg hunt is always one of Lucy's favorite assignments, but not this year: a man dressed as the Easter Bunny has just dropped dead) $25.00
Mina, Denise The End of the Wasp Season (Alex Morrow #2: Heavily pregnant with twins, DI Alex Morrow investigates the savage murder of a young woman in a wealthy suburb of Glasgow) $14.99
Mosley, Walter All I Did Was Shoot My Man (Leonid McGill #4: Seven years ago, Zella Grisham came home to find her man in bed with her friend. The weekend before, $6.8 million had been stolen from a company across the street from where Zella worked. Zella didn't remember shooting her man, but she didn't deny it. The DA was inclined to call it temporary insanity - until the police found $80,000 from the heist hidden in her storage space. For reasons of his own, Leonid McGill is convinced of Zella's innocence. But as he begins his investigation, his life begins to unravel) $15.00
O'Ryan, Ellie The Case of the Digital Deception (Club CSI #5: PBO; Kids; Someone has been tampering with Whitney's locker, and unauthorized charges from an internet game are showing up on her parents' credit card bill; Club CSI launches an online investigation) $5.99
Page, Katherine Hall The Body in the Boudoir (Faith Fairchild Prequel: 1990: Faith Sibley prepares to wed the love of her life, Thomas Fairchild - if she can survive a malefactor who's trying to disrupt the ceremony by doing away with the bride) $7.99
Parris, S.J. Sacrilege (Giordano Bruno #3: London, 1584: Spy Giordano Bruno suspects he is being followed by an old enemy, but his pursuer is a young woman with whom he was once in love, who has been accused of murdering her magistrate husband. Bruno agrees to do anything he can to help clear her name) $15.95
Patterson, J/Karp, M Kill Me If You Can (The world's two best assassins hunt a poor art student who took advantage of the chaotic aftermath of a killing at Grand Central Station to steal a duffel bag filled with diamonds) $9.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Cold Fusion (Executioner #411: PBO; A prototype for harnessing cold fusion is scheduled to be sold to the highest bidder, unless Bolan can crash the bidding party) $5.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Perilous Skies (Stony Man #123: PBO; When stealth technology drops to bargain prices, governments and cartels around the world want in on the action. No country is safe unless Stony Man can destroy the tech) $6.99
Perry, Thomas Poison Flower (Jane Whitefield #7: After Jane spirits James Shelby, a man unjustly convicted of his wife's murder, out of the criminal court building in downtown LA, men posing as cops kidnap her. Her captors work for the real murderer, who believes he won't be safe until Shelby is dead. But Jane is willing to die rather than betray Shelby's location) $15.00
Ramsay, Frederick Holy Smoke (Jerusalem #2: AD 29: Uproar ensues when a badly scorched body is found behind the veil of the Holy of Holies, the Jews' most sacred space. Gamaliel, the Rabban of the Sanhedrin, and the physician Loukas must unravel a web of intrigue and murder) $14.95
Ramsland, Katherine The Human Predator (Nonfiction; a chronological analysis of serial killing in the context of specific historical periods) $9.99
Richtel, Matt The Cloud (Nat Idle #3: Something is happening to our children. Technology is changing their brains. It's up to journalist Nat Idle to figure out exactly what's going on) $9.99
Robinson, Jeremy Secondworld (Former Navy SEAL turned NCIS Special Agent Lincoln Miller is sent to a sub-oceanic research facility off the Florida Keys to investigate reports of ocean dumping. Scores of fish are dead and dying, poisoned by strange red flakes that descend from the surface) $7.99
Sandford, Christopher Masters of Mystery: The Strange Friendship of Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini (Nonfiction; the writer and the illusionist first met in 1920, when Doyle was becoming increasingly interested in Spiritualism, and Houdini was conducting regular seances in an attempt to reach his late mother) $17.00
Sax, Elise An Affair to Dismember (PBO; Gladie relocated to the quaint Southern California town of Cannes to learn the family matchmaking business, but she's not doing so well with that. Now a neighbor's death has embroiled her in a murder investigation - and Police Chief Spencer Bolton isn't sure whether to arrest her or kiss her) $7.99
Scottoline, Lisa Look Again (When she sees her adopted son's face on a missing-child flyer, reportor Ellen Gleeson looks for the truth; what she uncovers theatens her life - and her son's) $7.99
Sedley, Kate The Tintern Treasure (Roger the Chapman #21: 1483: On an errand to Hereford, Roger is caught up in Buckingham's rebellion against the new king, Richard III, and takes refuge in Tintern Abbey. On his return to Bristol, a murder and a series of robberies eventually lead him to discover a treasure that was stolen from the abbey on the night he was there) $15.95
Simmons, Dan The Crook Factory (Reissue; 1942: FBI agent Joe Lucas thinks of his assignment - keeping an eye on Ernest Hemingway, who has assembled an amateur espionage ring in the Caribbean - as a demotion. But the writer's life, and the fate of the free world, are in Joe's hands when Hemingway uncovers a critical piece of intelligence) $15.99
Smith, Lachlan Bear Is Broken (When his brother Teddy, a successful if reviled criminal defense attorney, is shot and ends up in a coma, Leo goes on the hunt. Teddy had enemies on the street and within the police department, and as Leo digs deeper, the suspect list gets longer) $24.00
Stashower, Daniel The Hour of Peril (Nonfiction; the true story of a conspiracy to assassinate President Lincoln on the eve of the Civil War) $26.99
Staub, Wendy Corsi Shadowkiller (Allison #3: Allison finally feels safe - unaware that a stranger's brutal murder on a Caribbean island is the first step in an intricate plan to destroy everything in her life) $7.99
Stein, Triss Brooklyn Bones (Erica Donato #1: When her teenage daughter finds a skeleton behind the wall of their crumbling Brooklyn home, Erica Donato begins to ask questions. The answers lead back to the pre-gentrification days. And there are people who know the whole story and plan to make sure it stays buried) $14.95
Stevenson, Steve The Curse of the Pharaoh (Agatha Mistery #1: Kids; With her over-protective butler and her cat Watson, Agatha is off to Egypt, where rumors of a mysterious tablet unearthed in the Valley of the Kings may be just the clue she needs to unlock the secret curse of an ancient pharaoh) $5.99
Stevenson, Steve The Pearl of Bengal (Agatha Mistery #2: Kids; Agatha joins her Uncle Raymond - a wildlife photographer and snake charmer - in India on a mission to find an ancient artifact that was stolen from the temple of Kali) $5.99
Sturges, P.G. Tribulations of the Shortcut Man (Shortcut Man #2: An old girlfriend comes to Dick for help when her rich boyfriend Art cuts off communication. They head to Art's mansion to investigate - and end up fleeing, leaving a very dead Art behind. The next morning, breaking news: Art has just gotten married and gone on his honeymoon. With a conspiracy afoot, Dick must navigate through a motley crew of miscreants in pursuit of justice) $15.00
Tabor, James M. The Deep Zone (As an outbreak threatens to become a pandemic, a government agency asks scientist Hallie Leland to lead a team into the world's deepest cave to search for the cure. But a traitor is willing to go to any lengths to stop them) $7.99
Thompson, James Helsinki White (Kari Vaara #3: Vaara is picked to run a black ops unit, robbing Helsinki's mobsters of their cash, drugs, and firearms. But the team is too good, and their actions have unintended consequences. Then a prominent immigrants' rights advocate is assassinated, and Vaara is assigned to the murder) $15.00
Todd, Charles Proof of Guilt (Ian Rutledge #15: The investigation into a man's death uncovers a link to an incident in the family's past, pitting Inspector Rutledge against the new Acting Chief Superintendent, who is determined to place the blame on one of the dead man's women) $25.99
Tursten, Helene The Golden Calf (Irene Huss #5: DI Huss and her colleagues investigate when three men are found brutally executed in one of Goteborg's most fashionable neighborhoods) $26.95
West, Michael Lee A Teeny Bit of Trouble (Teeny Templeton #2: Teeny witnesses a murder, and learns that her boyfriend may have fathered the victim's 10-year-old child. Now she's trying to gather DNA from a child genius and decode an encrypted diary. Clues in the murder point to trafficking in human organs, but after a suspect is arrested, bodies continue piling up) $15.99
White, Randy Wayne Chasing Midnight (Doc Ford #19: At a reception on a private island, the guests are taken captive, with the perps threatening to kill one hostage an hour until their demands are met. But Doc was on a dive when they struck, and they don't know he's on the loose - or what he's capable of) $9.99
Woodman, Richard For King or Commonwealth (1649: Captain Kit Faulkner has been living in exile for the past four years, among the tiny part of the Royal Navy that remains Royalist. But his loyalties are torn, partly by his old patron, who wishes to return to England, and partly by the predatory nature of Prince Charles, who has his eyes on the beautiful Katherine Villiers) $15.95

Expected Mid-February

Berenson, Alex The Night Ranger (John Wells #7: Wells goes undercover to track four Americans and the Somali bandits who snatched them) $27.95
Bilal, Parker Dogstar Rising (Makana #2: 2001: The mutilated bodies of young boys are turning up in Cairo's backstreets, and the Copts are being blamed. While investigating a case involving a disgruntled travel agent and stolen money, PI Makana meets a woman with a dangerous secret. When she asks for his help, he stumbles upon an unlikely link to the murdered boys) $25.00
Block, Lawrence Hit Me (Keller #5: When the economy tanks, taking his construction business with it, Keller goes back to murder for hire. A visit to NYC to target the abbot of a midtown monastery is followed by a cruise with a government witness. But the high drama comes in Cheyenne, where a recent widow is looking to sell her husband's stamp collection; Signed copies expected) $26.99
Bowen, Rhys Hush Now, Don't You Cry (Molly #11: 1904: Molly's promise to stop sleuthing falls by the wayside when an ambitious New York City alderman is found dead at his Newport estate while Molly and her husband are honeymooning there) $14.99
Carver, Tania The Surrogate (Brennan & Esposito #1: Three women have been murdered, their unborn children cut out of them. When psychologist Marina Esposito is brought in to consult, DI Phil Brennan has to put aside his feelings about their shared past. But can they find the killer before another woman dies?) $15.95
Carver, Tania The Creeper (Brennan & Esposito #2: A killer is stalking young women, insinuating himself into their lives, then torturing them to death. As DI Phil Brennan and psychologist Marina Esposito delve into their quarry's twisted psychology, Phil discovers that the calculating killer is much closer to home than he realized) $25.95
Carver, Tania Cage of Bones (Brennan & Esposito #3: In the basement of a building awaiting demolition, a cage of human bones is found, imprisoning a terrified feral boy. The killer has been operating undetected for thirty years, and wants that boy back. DI Phil Brennan and psychologist Marina Esposito race to expose this predator, who is hiding in plain sight) $25.95
Coben, Harlan Stay Close (A soccer mom who once walked on the wild side, a documentary photographer turned paparazzo, and a detective who can't let go of a cold case will find that the past doesn't recede, as the terrible consequences of long-ago events crash into the present and threaten to ruin lives) $9.99
Collins, Max Allan Seduction of the Innocent (1954: On his way to a Senate hearing, a rabble-rousing social critic who wants the government to ban comic books meets a violent end. Can Jack Starr, PI to the funny-book industry, unravel the secret of Dr. Frederick's demise?) $9.95
Cotterill, Colin The Woman Who Wouldn't Die (Dr. Siri #9: National coroner Dr. Siri Paiboun and his wife Madame Daeng are sent along to supervise the excavation of the long-lost remains of a Lao general's brother, at a location revealed by a clairvoyant. Dr. Siri is obsessed with the pretty medium's abilities, but Madame Daeng doesn't trust the woman. What is the group really digging up?) $25.95
Cox, Christopher R. A Good Death (Sebastian Damon #1: When Linda Watts turns up dead in Bangkok, the Thai authorities say overdose, but her insurance company doesn't buy it. They hire Boston PI Sebastian Damon, which is how he finds himself chasing faint leads through the Bangkok streets) $24.99
Crombie, Deborah The Sound of Broken Glass (Kincaid & James #15: Their first case on a Murder Investigation Team in South London takes DI Gemma James and newly promoted DS Melody Talbot to a seedy hotel where a respected barrister has been found naked, trussed, and apparently strangled) $25.99
Epperson, Tom Sailor (Gina turned in her mobster husband Joey. Now Joey's father wants revenge - and his grandson. Gina takes her son and runs to LA. There they meet Gray, who says he's a sailor, but seems to be hiding a lot. And soon he's the only thing standing between Gina and the grave) $15.99
Fields, Tricia The Territory (Josie Gray #1: Winner of the 2010 Tony Hillerman Prize; police chief Josie Gray battles Mexican drug cartels who have turned her Texas border town into a battlefield) $14.99
Gage, Leighton Perfect Hatred (Mario Silva #6: First there's a suicide bombing, apparently the work of a militant Islamist group. Then a Brazilian political candidate is assassinated at a campaign rally. Could the cases be related? Chief Inspector Silva and his team investigate) $25.00
Kellerman, Jonathan Guilt (Alex Delaware #28: LAPD Lt. Milo Sturgis and psychologist Alex Delaware investigate when the skeletons of two infants, wrapped in 60-year-old newspapers, are found inside a crumbling greenhouse) $28.00
Kent, Graeme One Blood (Kella & Conchita #2: Solomon Islands, 1960: Sgt. Ben Kella's investigation into sabotage against an international logging company and the murder of an American tourist at Sister Conchita's mission seem to be connected - and linked to an upsurge of interest in John F. Kennedy, who served in the area with the US Navy during WWII) $14.95
Lansdale, Joe R. Edge of Dark Water (May Lynn once dreamed of becoming a Hollywood star. Now she's dead. Sue Ellen, May Lynn's strong-willed teenage friend, sets out to dig up May Lynn's body, burn it to ash, and take those ashes to Hollywood to spread around. Only problem is, Sue Ellen has some stolen money that her enemies will do anything to get back) $14.99
Lewis, Simon Border Run (On the China-Burma border, two British backpackers discover their guide is a smuggler. A confrontation with a customs official escalates to murder, and trying to cover up the crime only leads to more trouble) $15.00
MacBride, Stuart Birthdays for the Dead (For years, a serial killer has been snatching girls just before their 13th birthdays, then sending their families homemade cards showing the girls being tortured to death. 5 years ago, he took DC Ash Henderson's daughter, but Ash told people she ran away - because Ash doesn't want to be taken off the investigation before his daughter's killer gets what he deserves) $14.99
Mann, George (ed) Encounters of Sherlock Holmes (Anthology; original stories by horror and steampunk writers) $14.95
Mason, Jamie Three Graves Full (When extraordinary circumstances drive Jason Getty to murder, he buries the body in his backyard, then struggles to come to terms with the reality of his actions. Just when he's finally learning to live with it, a landscaper discovers a body on Jason's property - but it's not the body Jason buried) $24.99
McCafferty, Keith The Gray Ghost Murders (Ettinger & Stranahan #2: When two men are found buried on Sphinx Mountain, Sheriff Martha Ettinger suspects murder, and turns to PI Sean Stranahan for help. Sean already has a case - finding a valuable fishing fly that may have been stolen - and it looks like there may be a connection) $26.95
McClure, James The Artful Egg (Kramer & Zondi #7: Reissue; Afrikaner Lt. Tromp Kramer and Bantu DS Mickey Zondi investigate the murder of a wealthy, controversial woman whose novels had been banned in South Africa. Was she killed for money, politics, or some other reason? And why was her naked corpse strewn with flowers and herbs?) $14.95
Meloy, Maile The Apothecary (Kids; London, 1952: 14-year-old Janie meets an apothecary and his son Benjamin, who dreams of becoming a spy. When his father is kidnapped, Janie and Bejamin must keep the apothecary's secret book out of the hands of Russian spies. Using its secrets to discover and test potions they never believed could exist, they race to save the apothecary and prevent impending disaster) $7.99
Patterson, James Alex Cross, Run (Alex Cross #19: A top plastic surgeon is renowned for his 'industry parties', bringing in underage dancers and models for nights of drugs, drink, and sex. That is, until detective Alex Cross busts one of the soirees. Now the doctor will do anything to avoid prison. And three mutilation murders are keeping Cross so busy that he hasn't noticed he's being stalked) $28.99
Rhodes, Kate Crossbones Yard (Ray and Marie Benson killed 13 women before they were caught. Six years later, psychologist Alice Quentin discovers a woman's body, with wounds that are horrifyingly similar to the Bensons' signature style, and agrees to help the London police profile the killer) $24.99
Rosenfelt, David Airtight (When an Appeals Court judge is shot, a tip leads FBI agent Bryan Robbins to Kevin Franklin, but during the arrest, Bryan kills Kevin in self-defense. When Bryan's brother disappears, a note makes it clear that the only way Bryan can save him is by clearing Kevin's name) $24.99
Scieszka, Jon (ed) Who Done It? (Kids; Anthology; proceeds to benefit literacy non-profit 826nyc. After the murder of a (fictitious) cantankerous book editor, over eighty (real-life) well-known authors learn they are suspects. Each must provide an alibi. The problem is that all of them are liars, and all of them have something to hide) $17.99
Wahloo, Per The Thirty-First Floor (Peter Jensen #1: Reissue; In an unnamed future, at a company known for publishing mindless magazines, Inspector Jensen is brought in to investigate a bomb threat. What he finds is something much more disturbing) $14.00
Wahloo, Per The Steel Spring (Peter Jensen #2: Reissue; Inspector Jensen must find out why his country has lost its government, electricity, and all communication with the outside world - and why no one seems to care) $14.00
White, Kate So Pretty It Hurts (Bailey Weggins #6: True-crime journalist Bailey Weggins immediately suspects foul play when a fellow guest is found dead at a weekend house party. Bailey's search for the truth takes her straight into danger.) $14.99


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