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Newsletter #101 March May, 2013

RECENTLY RECEIVED AND FORTHCOMING MYSTERIES

ALREADY RECEIVED

Mystery Scene #127 (Articles about Michael Connelly, Nancy Springer, Joanna Carl, courtroom thrillers; reviews; more) $7.50
Aird, Catherine Some Die Eloquent (Inspector Sloan #8: Reissue; As the doctor said, it's not so important what Miss Wansdyke died from as to whom she left a quarter of a million pounds. Inspector Sloan agrees) $14.95
Brown, Fredric The Freakshow Murders / A Cat from Siam (Reissue; Novella set in the shadowy confines of a traveling carnival, complete with freaks, waxworks, grifters, violent murder, and robbery. Plus the story of a spiraling descent into murder, psychosis, mind control, and hallucination) $14.95
Conant, Susan Brute Strength (Dog Lovers #19: Reissue; Lately, it seems wherever Dog's Life columnist Holly Winter turns, things go wrong: an anonymous call turns vicious, her husband is keeping secrets, and acquaintances are dying under mysterious circumstances. Then Holly's own life is threatened. Can the brute strength of her beloved malamutes Rowdy, Kimi, and Sammy protect her?) $8.99
Corwin, C.R. Morgue Mama (Morgue Mama #1: Reissue; Newspaper archivist DolIy Madison Sprowls and cub reporter Aubrey McGinty team up to investigate the poisoning of a TV evangelist; their search through the newspaper's records yields a multitude of suspects) $14.95
Dams, Jeanne M. A Dark and Stormy Night (Dorothy Martin #10: Reissue; When Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired Chief Constable Alan Nesbitt, are invited to a country house weekend, they expect nothing more explosive than the Guy Fawkes fireworks. Having read every Agatha Christie story ever written, Dorothy should have known better) $8.99
Dandrea, Don Orlok (A novel about Subotai, the 13th century leader of Genghis Khan's army, who conquered or overran more territory than any other commander in history, out-generaling the powers of three empires to conquer half the known world) $14.95
Doherty, Paul C. The Straw Men (Brother Athelstan #12: 1381: Guests of the Regent, John of Gaunt, Brother Athelstan and Sir John Cranston are attending a mystery play performed by Gaunt's personal acting troupe when the evening's entertainment is interrupted by the sudden, violent deaths of two of Gaunt's VIP guests) $28.95
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan A Study in Scarlet audiobook (Unabridged, performed by Sir Derek Jacobi; the tale that introduced Holmes and Watson to the world) $24.95
Edwards, Ruth Dudley Carnage on the Committee (Robert Amiss #10: Reissue; The judges for a prestigious literary prize are whittling away at the shortlist when the chair of the committee dies in suspicious circumstances. Robert Amiss (the token sane member of the judging panel) wastes no time in summoning Baroness Jack Troutbeck to step into the chair. A killer targeting the judges doesn't worry the baroness - it's modern literature that fills her with dread. But as the judges resume their task, the killer also resumes work) $14.95
Ellison, Kate The Butterfly Clues (YA; At a flea market, 17-year-old Penelope finds a butterfly necklace that belonged to a murdered girl; she compulsively steals it and becomes obsessed with the murder. As she delves into the girl's life, she finds herself in a violent underworld of crime, drugs and sex) $9.99
Fay, Kim The Map of Lost Memories (Edgar finalist, best first novel. 1925: Irene is given a rare map believed to lead to a set of copper scrolls that chronicle the lost history of Cambodia's ancient Khmer civilization. Finding them would be the archaeological discovery of the century. But as she and her fellow adventurers sweep across borders and make startling discoveries, their quest becomes increasingly dangerous) $26.00
Flynn, Gillian Gone Girl (Edgar finalist, best novel. Amy, a beautiful, clever, perfectionist, disappears on her wedding anniversary. Her husband Nick, the town's golden boy, parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Is he a killer? And if he isn't, where is Amy?) $25.00
Ford, G.M. Thicker than Water (Leo Waterman #7: Rebecca was the love of Leo's life, but she married someone else. Now she has vanished. Together with his motley crew of homeless drunks and reprobates, Leo sets out to find her. The stink in the case emanates from none other than Rebecca's new husband, whose lies put Leo in the path of a ruthless gang that will stop at nothing to protect what's theirs) $14.95
French, Paul Midnight in Peking (Edgar finalist, best fact crime. Nonfiction. Peking, 1937: A British detective and a Chinese detective team up when the mutilated body of a British schoolgirl is discovered) $26.00
Gibbs, Bertram The First Thing We Do . . . (PBO; Someone is killing defense lawyers who represent drug dealers, rapists, pedophiles, and murderers. While Detectives Fine and Costa try to find the killer, they see the victims as bottom-feeders who manipulate the law and allow the guilty to go free. But when Fine's childhood friend, a public defender, is murdered, the search becomes personal) $13.95
Gilbert, Paul The Annals of Sherlock Holmes (Collection; 3 new tales of the great detective) $29.95
Glass, Matthew Trigger Point (2018: Six weeks after the US President's decision to send troops into an area that China considers its African sphere of influence, stock prices on Wall Street are plummeting. Are they being manipulated by the Chinese government? And in the African confrontation between US and Chinese forces, who will blink first?) $14.00
Glynn, Alan Bloodland (Edgar finalist, best paperback original. Hired to write a biography of a dead starlet, Dublin journalist Jimmy Gilroy stumbles upon a bizarre nexus of coincidence that connects his subject with a helicopter crash, a mercenary who started a bloody gun battle in the Congo, and an Irish politician who is attempting to revive his career while protecting his darkest secret. Covering this story could cost Gilroy his life) $16.00
Grant, Maxwell Death Clue / Xitli, God of Fire (Shadow #66: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell The Ghost of the Manor / Foxhound (Shadow #67: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Gregory, Susanna Murder by the Book (Matthew Bartholomew #18: 1358: The University at Cambridge is in turmoil over the opening of a new Common Library, and a body is found in the library's garden on the eve of its opening. Meanwhile, there are rumors of a group of dangerous smugglers lurking in the Fens. Aided by their friend Sheriff Tulyet, Bartholomew and Michael must protect the town from these invaders) $26.95
Gunn, Elizabeth Eleven Little Piggies (Jake Hines #9: Forced to choose between the land they love and the easy money they'd get if they sold it to sand miners for oil drilling, a hard-working Minnesota farm family resorts to loud family fights; Jake Hines investigates when one of the farmers turns up murdered) $27.95
Hayes, J.M. Mad Dog and Englishman (Mad Dog & Englishman #1: Reissue; Reverend Peter Simms takes an early walk in the park; when Sheriff English's part-Cheyenne brother Mad Dog arrives there to meditate, he finds the Reverend's mutilated corpse. Mad Dog is the obvious suspect and begins to hang out in the town jail, while the sheriff widens his net and picks up not only several suspicious characters, but an increasingly dark history for the Simms family) $14.95
Jardine, Quintin Stay of Execution (Bob Skinner #14: Reissue; The body of a respectable businessman is found hanging from a tree, a veteran from a Belgian marching band is killed in a hit-and-run incident, and another person dies of an apparent heart attack. Meanwhile, Edinburgh prepares to celebrate the return of Pope John XXV to his hometown - and the security has to be bulletproof) $13.95
Jones, Holly Goddard The Next Time You See Me (When the hard-drinking and unpredictable Ronnie Eastman disappears and then is found dead in the nearby woods, hers are not the only secrets that threaten to surface in her southern hometown) $24.99
Kelly, Erin The Dark Rose (UK title: The Sick Rose) (19-year-old Paul sits in an interrogation room across from two police officers. What started as petty theft turned into murder; only terror and loyalty keep him silent. When Louisa meets Paul, who is a dead ringer for her long-lost love, she starts to hope she can find happiness again, but neither of them can outrun his violent past) $16.00
Koontz, Dean Odd Interlude (Odd Thomas #4.5: PBO; When Odd Thomas and company stop at Harmony Corners, they discover that there's more to this secluded haven than meets the eye - and that between life and death, there is something more frightening than either) $7.99
Land, Jon Pandora's Temple (Blaine McCracken #11: A deepwater oil rig disaster leads rogue special ops agent Blaine McCracken to the conclusion that dark matter was to blame. McCracken and Johnny Wareagle race to stop a powerful energy magnate and the leader of a Japanese doomsday cult, both of whom want the dark matter at all costs) $16.99
Leon, Donna A Noble Radiance (Brunetti #7: Reissue; The discovery of a badly decomposed corpse reopens an infamous kidnapping case involving one of Venice's oldest aristocratic families) $14.00
Lyle, D.P. More Forensics and Fiction: Crime Writers' Morbidly Curious Questions Expertly Answered (PBO; Edgar finalist, best fact crime. Crime writers' medical and forensic questions, from traumatic injuries to the coroner's office, answered by an M.D.) $14.95
MacBride, Stuart Cold Granite (Logan McRae #1: Reissue; Back on the job after a long recuperation from a stab wound, DS Logan McRae's first case is the ritualistic murder of a young boy. Within hours, another child disappears. Plus Aberdeen CID has a leak - confidential information about the case keeps appearing in the next day's headlines) $9.99
MacBride, Stuart Dying Light (Logan McRae #2: Reissue; Assigned to the 'Screw-up Squad' after a botched raid, DS Logan McRae plans to redeem himself by quickly cracking his latest case: a prostitute beaten to death in Aberdeen's red light district. But despite Logan's best efforts, it won't be long before another prostitute turns up on the slab) $9.99
MacBride, Stuart Broken Skin (US title: Bloodshot) (Logan McRae #3: Reissue; After a blood-drenched body is dumped outside Accident and Emergency, the investigation suggests someone in the local bondage community has developed a taste for violent death, dragging DS Logan McRae into the world of pornographers, sex shops and BDSM) $9.99
MacBride, Stuart Flesh House (Logan McRae #4: Reissue; When body parts show up on the docks of Aberdeen, the police kick off largest manhunt in twenty years, looking for a killer who was acquitted on a technicality) $12.99
MacBride, Stuart Blind Eye (Logan McRae #5: DCI Logan McRae investigates a series of brutal attacks on businessmen from Aberdeen's vibrant Polish community) $12.99
Macintyre, Ben Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies (Edgar finalist, best fact crime. The story of the spies who paved the way for the successful D-Day invasion of Normandy by tricking the Nazis into believing that the Allies would attack Calais and Norway) $26.00
Miloszewski, Zygmunt A Grain of Truth (Teodor Szacki #2: When a woman is brutally murdered with a knife used by Jewish butchers, a wave of anti-Semitism sweeps her Polish hometown. But her husband becomes prime suspect when Prosecutor Szacki learns that the woman had a lover) $14.95
Orenduff, J. Michael The Pot Thief Who Studied Billy the Kid (Pot Thief #6: While illegally digging for Anasazi pots in a cliff dwelling, Hubie grasps a human hand, and is puzzled: the Anasazi did not bury their dead in their living quarters. It takes Hubie, his sidekick Susannah, a coyote, and Billy the Kid to finally figure out who was dead and why) $14.95
Parry, Richard Lloyd People Who Eat Darkness (Edgar finalist, best fact crime. The story of the disappearance and murder of a young British woman in Tokyo in 2000) $16.00
Parshall, Sandra The Heat of the Moon (Rachel Goddard #1: Reissue; When a fragment of traumatic memory from her childhood surfaces, veterinarian Rachel Goddard's search for the truth takes her deep into her own memory as well as halfway across the country) $14.95
Plakcy, Neil S. Mahu (Kimo Kanapa'aka #1: Reissue; Leaving a Honolulu gay bar late one night, closeted homicide detective Kimo Kanapa'aka stumbles onto two men dropping a dead body in an alley; the case may expose his personal life) $14.99
Plakcy, Neil S. Zero Break (Kimo Kanapa'aka #6: A young lesbian mother is murdered in what appears to be a home invasion, leaving behind a complex tangle of family and business relationships. Openly gay Honolulu homicide detective Kimo Kanapa'aka must uncover the true motive behind her death to bring her killer to justice) $14.99
Quirk, Matthew The 500 (Edgar finalist, best first novel. A year ago, fresh out of law school, former con artist Mike Ford landed his dream job. Now he's staring down the barrel of a gun, pursued by two of the world's most dangerous men. To get out, he'll have to do all the things he thought he'd never do again: lie, cheat, steal - and this time, maybe even kill) $25.99
Robeson, Kenneth House of Death / The Hate Master / A Coffin for the Avenger! (Avenger #8: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Scarrow, Simon Centurion (Macro & Cato #8: Parthia is vying with Rome for control of Palmyra, an officially neutral kingdom whose royal household is on the brink of open revolt. A task force under the command of experienced soldiers Macro and Cato is dispatched to defend its king and guard its borders. When Parthia hears of the Roman army's presence, it starts amassing its troops for war) $25.95
Sears, Michael Black Fridays (Edgar finalist, best first novel. An investment firm asks Jason Stafford, a former Wall Street hotshot, to look into possible problems left by a junior trader who recently died in an accident. Jason discovers there are definitely problems - the kind that get you killed) $25.95
Stevenson, Richard The Last Thing I Saw (Donald Strachey #13: Eddie Wenske, renowned for both his coming out memoir and a frightening book on drug cartels, vanishes while investigating a gay media conglomerate with a controversial owner and dodgy business practices. Gay Albany PI Don Strachey's search for Wenske takes him into a media world that's as deadly as it is unglamorous) $14.99
Stout, Rex A Prize for Princes (Reissue; Aline Solini, a beautiful Russian woman, arrives in Marisi on the eve of the Great War. There Richard Stetton, the somewhat dimwitted playboy son of an American millionaire, falls into her clutches. Aline uses him and his money to win her way into fashionable society, where her search for greater conquests moves her closer and closer to the throne) $15.95
Stratmann, Linda The Daughters of Gentlemen (Frances Doughty #2: On her first professional case, Frances is trying to discover who distributed dangerously feminist pamphlets to the girls of Bayswater Academy. She finds that even the most respectable denizens of Bayswater have something to hide, and what began as a simple task soon becomes a case of murder) $14.95
Swan, Thomas The Da Vinci Deception (Inspector Oxby #1: Reissue; When an original Leonardo da Vinci folio goes missing from the Royal Library at Windsor Castle, Inspector Jack Oxby of New Scotland Yard's Art and Antiquities Squad is brought in to investigate. Traveling from London to New York to Lake Como, he discovers that a daring art forger is blackmailing artists into forging da Vincis) $14.99
Swan, Thomas The Cezanne Chase (Inspector Oxby #2: Reissue; A link between the defacing of two Cezanne self-portraits in London's National Gallery and a mysterious death outside London takes Inspector Jack Oxby to St. Petersburg, New York City, Provence, Boston, and Paris) $14.99
Swan, Thomas The Final Faberge (Inspector Oxby #3: Reissue; Legend has it that Grigori Rasputin commissioned a fabulous Faberge imperial egg as a gift for the Tsarina Alexandra, but it mysteriously vanished on the night the mad monk was assassinated. Now Inspector Jack Oxby has been challenged by a renowned art collector to find the missing treasure) $14.99 Takashima, Tetsuo Fallout (A sheet of paper with a diagram for making a nuclear bomb is sent to a California newspaper editor. A political writer in DC finds a message for 'Mr. Curly' awaiting him at work. Later that day, presidential advisor Frank Curly is found dead in a park from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound; in his hotel room is a dead 15-year-old girl, tied naked to the bed. Two men on opposite coasts, investigating seemingly unconnected events, unknowingly share the clues to a conspiracy that could reshape the nation) $14.95
Talley, Marcia Last Refuge (Hannah Ives #11: Hannah joins the cast of a reality show recreating colonial life during the turbulent days leading up to the American Revolution. But there's more drama off camera than on when the crew's dance master is murdered) $15.95
Vance, Jack Desperate Days: The Fox Valley Murders / The Pleasant Grove Murders / The Dark Ocean (Selected Mysteries Volume 2: Omnibus reprint; 3 mystery novels) $45.00
Zubro, Mark Another Dead Republican (Tom & Scott #13: A phone call in the middle of the night, telling him his brother-in-law has been murdered, sets Tom Mason and his lover, baseball player Scott Carpenter, on the trail of a vicious killer in a suburban enclave) $14.99

EXPECTED EARLY MARCH

Abbott, Tony The Mysterious Talent Show Mystery (Goofballs #4: Kids; The Badger Point School is holding a talent show, and the Goofballs are set to be its stars. But there are problems: a giant pink tuba goes missing; the costumes are all the wrong size; and the show's director disappears before the cast's eyes. Good thing that the Goofballs are expert sleuths) $4.99
Abbott, Victoria The Christie Curse (Book Collector #1: PBO; Hired to hunt down rare mysteries for an avid collector, Jordan's first assignment is to find an unpublished play by Agatha Christie. Seems straightforward, until she discovers her predecessor was murdered while looking for it) $7.99
Adams, Ellery Peach Pies and Alibis (Charmed Pie Shoppe #2: PBO; When Ella Mae is asked to handle the dessert buffet at a wedding, a guest becomes seriously ill. It's up to Ella Mae to prove her enchantment-laced pies don't contain a killer ingredient) $7.99
Arend, Vivian High Risk (Adrenaline #1: PBO; Called in to train an elite search-and-rescue team, veteran rescuer Rebecca James reconnects with Marcus Landers, an ex-lover who reawakens not only her passion, but her memories of a horrific event from her past that she can no longer outrun) $7.99
Bain, D/Fletcher, J Trouble at High Tide (Murder, She Wrote #37: Jessica lands in Bermuda for some well-earned relaxation, only to find herself drawn into a case where the brutal murders bear an eerie resemblance to the Jack the Ripper killings) $7.99
Baker, Shannon Tainted Mountain (Nora Abbot #1: PBO; When controversy erupts over Nora's plans to save her northern Arizona ski resort by making snow, she turns to Cole Huntsman for help. But Huntsman seems to be dealing from both sides of the deck - and when a fortune in uranium claims is at stake, double-dealing is a deadly strategy) $14.99
Baldacci, David The Innocent (Will Robie #1: America has enemies - ruthless people that the police, the FBI, even the military can't stop. That's when the US government calls on Will Robie, a hitman who never questions orders and always nails his target. But Will Robie may have just made the first - and last - mistake of his career) $9.99
Bishop, Claudia A Fete Worse than Death (Hemlock Falls #18: PBO; After the chairwoman quits in a huff, the mayor recruits professional organizer Linda Connally to organize the Spring Fete. When Connally's body turns up in the trunk of a used car, Meg and Sarah Quilliam find themselves back in the detecting business) $7.99
Black, Cara Murder Below Montparnasse (Aimee Leduc #13: Her long-time business partner and friend Rene has abandoned her to move to Silicon Valley, her godfather has bullied her into getting involved in a government case against a hacker, and now, to make matters worse, Parisian PI Aimee Leduc has stumbled into what seems to be an art heist gone terribly wrong; Signed copies expected) $25.95
Blair, Peggy The Beggar's Opera (Ramirez #1: Inspector Ricardo Ramirez, head of the Havana Major Crimes Unit, has only 72 hours to secure an indictment and prevent a vicious killer from leaving the island. And Ramirez has another problem: he's dying of the dementia that killed his grandmother, a disease that makes him see the ghosts of victims of his unsolved cases) $16.00
Bolton, S.J. Dead Scared (Lacey Flint #2: Finalist, Mary Higgins Clark Award. When a rash of suicides tears through Cambridge University, DC Lacey Flint is recruited to go undercover as a student to investigate the suspicious deaths) $15.99
Bowen, Rhys The Family Way (Molly #12: Restless and irritable with the enforced idleness of pregnancy, Molly can't resist investigating when she learns that five babies have been kidnapped in the last month) $24.99
Box, C.J. Force of Nature (Joe Pickett #12: Trouble arrives from Nate Romanowski's past, and it may be the battle of his life - and Joe's. Nate was in a secret Special Forces unit abroad, and a colleague did something terrible. Now that man is high up in the government, and out to eliminate anyone with knowledge of his wrongdoing) $9.99
Bradford, Laura Assaulted Pretzel (Claire Weatherly #2: PBO; Claire found the simple life she always wanted when she opened a gift shop in the heart of Amish country. But when murder disrupts her home, it's up to Claire and detective Jakob Fisher to find the not-so-simple truth) $7.99
Camilleri, Andrea The Dance of the Seagull (Montalbano #15: Inspector Montalbano is watching a seagull do an odd dance on the beach outside his home when the bird suddenly drops dead. Then he learns that his right-hand man Fazio is missing, last seen on the docks working on a case. Setting out to find him, Montalbano discovers that the seagull's dance of death may provide the key to understanding a macabre world of sadism, extortion, and murder) $15.00
Child, Lincoln The Third Gate (Jeremy Logan #1: An archaeological team is attempting to locate the tomb of Egypt's King Narmer, and his double crown, which supposedly possesses mystical powers. When harrowing occurrences raise fears that the expedition is cursed, Professor Jeremy Logan is brought in to investigate) $7.99
Childs, Laura Agony of the Leaves (Tea Shop #13: At a party celebrating the opening of Charleston's aquarium, Theodosia's former boyfriend turns up drowned in one of the exhibits. The EMTs think it was an accident, but Theodosia decides to investigate what she's sure is a murder) $7.99
Childs, Laura Sweet Tea Revenge (Tea Shop #14: When a murderer crashes a dear friend's wedding, Theodosia needs to sort out the suspects on the groom's side from the suspects on the bride's side) $25.95
Coonts, Deborah So Damn Lucky (Lucky O'Toole #3: A magician pulls a disappearing act at a Las Vegas resort. Is it a stunt? Or something worse? Lucky chases leads, but someone is trying to put her off the scent) $7.99
Crawford, Isis A Catered St. Patrick's Day (Simmons Sisters #8: Bernie and Libby wade into a Celtic knot of malice and mayhem when a St. Patrick's Day celebration goes terribly wrong, and one of their best customers asks them to clear her accused nephew's name) $7.99
Cronin, Doreen The Trouble with Chickens (J.J. Tully #1: Kids; Search-and-rescue dog J.J. Tully is trying to enjoy his retirement. So he's not too excited when two chicks named Dirt and Sugar and their mama chicken show up demanding his help to find their missing siblings. Driven by the promise of a cheeseburger, J.J. begins to track down clues. Are there dark forces at work, or is J.J. not smelling the evidence that's right in front of him?) $5.99
Cussler, C/Scott, J The Thief (Isaac Bell #5: 1910: A pair of European scientists have a new invention that will revolutionize business and popular culture; Bell must stop an agent intent on stealing it for the Germans) $9.99
Cussler, C/Scott, J The Striker (Isaac Bell #6: 1902: Hired to hunt for radical unionist saboteurs in the coal mines, Bell is witness to a terrible accident that makes him suspect that provocateurs were involved, and finds himself pitted against two ruthless, ambitious, cold-blooded opponents) $27.95
Dare, Lila Wave Good-Bye (Southern Beauty Shop #4: PBO; With Violetta's losing business to a new super salon, Grace becomes prime suspect when her competitor is murdered. It's up to the ladies at Violetta's to save her) $7.99
Davidson, Hilary Evil in All Its Disguises (Lily Moore #3: On a press trip to an Acapulco resort, a deadly trap is set - and travel journalist Lily Moore is the bait) $25.99
DeCandido, Keith R.A. The Zoo Job (Leverage: PBO; Novel based on the TV show. A zoo owner turns to Nate and the team for help when a pair of black rhinos she'd arranged to borrow never arrive) $7.99
Dorgan, B/Hagberg, D Blowout (The US President has created the Dakota District Initiative, a top-secret research team working to produce clean energy from coal. After powerful enemies order a brutal assault on the experimental power station, a war-hero sheriff and a brash journalist search for the attackers) $9.99
Downing, David Lehrter Station (John Russell #5: Paris, November 1945: Soviet agent Yevgeny Shchepkin and John Russell are entangled in a Soviet intelligence net. Their only way out is to come up with something important enough to make a deal with the Americans) $15.95
Edwardson, Ake Room No. 10 (Erik Winter #7: A woman is found hanged in a Gothenburg hotel room, leaving behind a puzzling note. As he works the case, Inspector Winter recalls that one of his first cases concerned a young woman who disappeared from the same hotel room. He becomes convinced that the missing woman was also murdered - possibly by the same killer) $25.99
Evans, Stephanie Jaye Safe from Harm (Sugar Land #2: PBO; A text message brings Texas minister Bear Wells rushing home to find his teenage daughter Jo cradling the dead body of her friend Phoebe. It looks like suicide, but Jo doesn't believe it. When she sneaks out to confront her suspect, Bear prays he'll find her in time - and that he'll be forgiven for what he might have to do to save her) $15.00
Faye, Lyndsay The Gods of Gotham (Timothy Wilde #1: Edgar finalist, best novel. 1845: Timothy Wilde is a member of the brand-new NYC PD, his beat at the edge of the world's most notorious slum. As he's making his rounds one night, he finds a young girl covered in blood, who claims that dozens of bodies are buried in the forest north of 23rd Street) $16.00
Fiedler, Chrystle Scent to Kill (Willow McQuade #2: PBO; Willow's ex becomes prime suspect in the murder of a Long Island TV producer, and turns to her for help. To find the killer, Willow must deal with a haunted mansion, strange accidents, and death threats, while trying to untangle a homicide identical to one committed during Prohibition) $15.00
Fields, Tricia Scratchgravel Road (Josie Gray #2: Josie finds Cassidy Harper nearly dead of heatstroke in the desert, beside the murdered body of a Mexican immigrant. When Josie sees the ominous wounds on the man's body, she knows she needs to find answers fast) $24.99
Fluke, Joanne Red Velvet Cupcake Murder (Hannah Swensen #18: Hannah's Red Velvet cupcakes are being served at the Grand Opening of the refurbished Albion Hotel, but the celebration comes to a screeching halt when a partygoer takes a dive off the building's rooftop garden) $25.00
French, Nicci Blue Monday (Frieda Klein #1: When a young boy is abducted, psychotherapist Frieda Klein cannot ignore the fact that his photo perfectly matches the boy one of her patients describes from his fantasies. Before long, Frieda reluctantly finds herself serving as sidekick to DCI Karlsson in a desperate race to find the kidnapper) $16.00
Gray, Alex A Pound of Flesh (Lorimer #9: Two serial killers in Glasgow is a nightmare come to life. Is there a link between the brutal slayings of prostitutes and the methodical killings of businessmen? And someone on DCI Lorimer's team is sabotaging the investigation by leaking confidential police information) $11.95
Gross, Andrew 15 Seconds (Henry is on his way to a convention when he is stopped for a traffic violation. When the cop is shot by a stranger in a speeding car, Henry is suspected of the killing. He turns to his friend Mike for help - but then Mike is killed, and again the evidence points to Henry. To clear his name, Henry must find out who is behind the plot to destroy him) $9.99
Hamilton, Victoria Bowled Over (Vintage Kitchen #2: PBO; When a former friend is murdered with Jaymie's vintage glass bowl, she'll have to figure out who wants to frame her for murder, and why) $7.99
Harris, C.S. When Maidens Mourn (Sebastian St. Cyr #7: 1812: When Gabrielle Tennyson is murdered, aristocratic investigator Sebastian St. Cyr and his wife Hero Jarvis find themselves involved in an intrigue concerning the myth of King Arthur, Camelot, and a future poet laureate) $7.99
Harris, C.S. What Darkness Brings (Sebastian St. Cyr #8: 1812: When his ex-lover Kat's husband is accused of murdering a diamond merchant, aristocrat Sebastian St. Cyr and his wife Hero are drawn into the investigation. Sebastian finds his marriage tested by the shadows of his first love, especially when he begins to suspect that Kat is keeping secrets) $24.95
Hart, Erin The Book of Killowen (Gavin & Maguire #4: Archaeologist Cormac Maguire and pathologist Nora Gavin are back in the bogs, investigating a 9th-century body found buried in the trunk of a car. Pinned beneath it is the body of a philosopher who disappeared months ago. Both men were viciously murdered, but centuries apart, so how did they end up buried together? Signed copies expected) $26.00
Hathaway, Jill Slide (YA; Vee isn't narcoleptic; when she passes out, she slides into somebody else's mind and experiences the world through that person's eyes. One night, she slides into the mind of someone holding a bloody knife, standing over Sophie's slashed body. Vee must find a way to unmask the killer before anyone else dies) $9.99
Henry, April The Night She Disappeared (YA; When Kayla, a delivery girl at Pete's Pizza, goes missing, Gabie is horrified to learn that the suspected kidnapper had asked if the girl with the Mini Cooper - the car Gabie uses to make deliveries - was working. Gabie and her coworker Drew team up to try to find Kayla before it's too late) $9.99
Hirahara, Naomi Strawberry Yellow (Mas Arai #5: Curmudgeonly Japanese-American gardener Mas Arai returns to the strawberry fields of Watsonville, California, for the funeral of a cousin, and gets entangled investigating the murder of a young woman. Was his cousin murdered too?) $15.00
Jackson, Lisa You Don't Want to Know (For Ava Garrison, the disappearance of her toddler is only the beginning of her nightmare) $7.99
Kellerman, Jesse Potboiler (Edgar finalist, best novel. Arthur is a middle-aged college professor. When his oldest friend, a thriller writer who also married the woman Arthur loved, is lost at sea, Arthur decides to reconnect with the widow. This sets in motion a surreal chain of events that plunges Arthur into a world of intrigue where no one can be trusted - and nothing can be taken seriously) $9.99
King, Gilbert Devil in the Grove (Edgar finalist, best fact crime. Drawing on a wealth of never-before-published material, including the FBI's unredacted case files, as well as unprecedented access to the NAACP's Legal Defense Fund files, King shines new light on civil rights crusader Thurgood Marshall's defense of four young black men accused of raping a white teenage girl in Lake County, Florida, in 1949) $15.99
Kuhns, Eleanor A Simple Murder (Winner of the Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel competition. 1796: The search for his runaway son leads traveling weaver Will Rees to a Shaker settlement in Maine, where one of the elders asks him to investigate a young woman's murder) $14.99
Lamb, Victoria The Queen's Secret (Tudor Court #1: Lucy Morgan is a young African singer and court entertainer who was raised by a spy in London. Employed by Queen Elizabeth to spy on Robert Dudley and his mistress, Lucy uncovers more than she bargained for - including a plot to kill the queen) $16.00
Lambdin, Dewey Hostile Shores (Alan Lewrie #19: 1805: After the British wrest control of South Africa from the Dutch at the Battle of Cape Town, Lewrie and his crew head to South America, where British attacks on the Spanish colonies have not fared so well) $25.99
Landay, William Defending Jacob (Assistant DA Andy Barber is blindsided when his teenage son Jacob is charged with the stabbing death of a fellow student) $7.99
Larsen, K.J. Some Like It Hot (Cat DeLuca #3: When an old friend buys a trenchcoat and opens his own agency, PI Cat DeLuca sees a train wreck. Because everything Billy Bonham knows about being a PI, he learned from Humphrey Bogart. When Billy is gunned down, it's up to Cat to save his outrageous client and nail a murderer) $14.95
Lawrence, Caroline P.K. Pinkerton and the Deadly Desperadoes (Kids; 1862: When twelve-year-old Pinky Pinkerton's foster parents are murdered by a gang of desperadoes, Pinky goes on the run with his Sioux mother's priceless deed to land and silver mines in the Nevada Mountains. But relying on disguises will only keep Pinky hidden for so long, and the desperadoes are closing in) $6.99
Lyons, C.J. Black Sheep (PBO; When the man she holds responsible for her father's death asks her to help find his missing daughter, the search takes Caitlyn back to her North Carolina hometown, and an unknown enemy who will do anything to keep the truth buried) $7.99
Macbain, Bruce The Bull Slayer (Plinius Secundus #2: Pliny, newly appointed governor of Bithynia, pursues one baffling lead after another when a high Roman official is found murdered on a desolate hillside far from the capital; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
MacInnes, Helen Assignment in Brittany (Reissue; Three hours ago he was Martin Hearne, British Intelligence agent. Now he is in Nazi-occupied Brittany, posing as Frenchman Bertrand Corlay. From now on he is one wrong step away from death) $9.95
Mackenzie, Jassy Random Violence (Jade de Jong #1: Reissue; Returning to Johannesburg after 10 years, PI Jade de Jong offers to help Supt. David Patel, her father's former assistant, investigate an apparent car-jacking in which a wealthy woman was murdered) $9.99
McKevett, G.A. Buried in Buttercream (Savannah Reid #17: First their planned wedding hall was damaged by a brushfire. Location number two disappeared under a mudslide. Now plus-size sleuth Savannah Reid and her fiance Dirk find themselves with a murder to solve when their wedding planner is killed on the morning of their wedding) $7.99
Mina, Denise Gods and Beasts (Alex Morrow #3: The search for the gunman who robbed a busy Glasgow post office and murdered a bystander leads DI Alex Morrow to a sinister political network, and the realization that no corner of the city is safe) $25.99
Ohlsson, Kristina Silenced (Fredrika Bergman #2: A girl was assaulted and raped fifteen years ago; a man with no ID is killed in a hit and run; a priest and his wife are found dead, apparent suicides. Inspector Bergman and her colleagues discover that a thread of evil connects the seemingly unrelated cases) $25.00
Olshan, Joseph Cloudland (Near her Vermont home, ex-reporter Catherine Winslow discovers a woman's body leaning against a tree, the latest victim of a serial killer. With the help of a forensic psychiatrist neighbor and a local detective, Catherine starts to research the killings - and comes to realize that friends and acquaintances may be suspects) $14.99
Parker/Penzler (ed) In Pursuit of Spenser: Mystery Writers on Robert B. Parker and the Creation of an American Hero (Edgar finalist, best critical/biographical. Some of today's bestselling mystery authors discuss Parker and his impact) $14.95
Parks, Brad The Good Cop (Carter Ross #4: First Carter is assigned to cover the killing of a Newark cop. Then the story's off because the man committed suicide. But the man's widow doesn't think he killed himself. When Carter's calls to the police and the morgue are repeatedly blocked, it's clear there's something more going on) $24.99
Parrish, P.J. Heart of Ice (Louis Kincaid #10: PBO; Kincaid is vacationing on Mackinac Island with his daughter Lily; when they discover a pile of human bones in an abandoned hunting lodge, the inexperienced police chief asks Kincaid to help with the cold case) $7.99
Patterson, J/Paetro, M 11th Hour (Women's Murder Club #11: A vigilante is killing San Francisco's high-ranking criminals - using a gun from the police evidence locker. And a pair of severed heads have just been found, elaborately displayed in a movie star's garden) $14.99
Patterson, James Angel (Maximum Ride #7: YA; A doomsday cult's threat to the world brings Max, Fang, and friends together in Paris. And this time, it might just be little Angel who is the true heroine) $7.99
Patterson, William Slice (PBO; With her psychopathic husband Emil dead, Jessie is ready to stop running, and return to her hometown with her young daughter Abby. Then the murders start - each victim connected to Jessie. Do the answers lie in her troubled past?) $9.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Night's Reckoning (Executioner #412: PBO; When a Balkan warlord escapes from prison days before his war crimes trial, Bolan is tasked with recapturing the man before the right-wing group that freed him can turn him into a martyr) $5.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Escalation Tactic (SuperBolan #156: PBO; Bolan heads a task force assigned with infiltrating both sides of a bloody drug cartel conflict) $6.99
Phelps, M. William Kiss of the She-Devil (PBO; Nonfiction) $7.99
Quirk, Matthew The 500 (Edgar finalist, best first novel. A year ago, fresh out of law school, former con artist Mike Ford landed his dream job. Now he's staring down the barrel of a gun, pursued by two of the world's most dangerous men. To get out, he'll have to do all the things he thought he'd never do again: lie, cheat, steal - and this time, maybe even kill; unabridged CDs $19.98) $15.99
Renner, James The Man from Primrose Lane (In West Akron, Ohio, there lived an elderly recluse who always wore mittens, even in July. He had no friends and no family - and on a summer day, someone murdered him. Four years later, heartbroken by his wife's suicide, true-crime author David Neff decides to investigate the murder) $16.00
Robb, J.D. Calculated in Death (Eve Dallas #37: When a woman is murdered on Manhattan's Upper East Side and someone steals files from her office, Lt. Eve Dallas must immerse herself in the world of big business to find out who's behind the hit) $27.95
Rohmer, Sax The Mask of Fu-Manchu (Fu-Manchu #6: Reissue; After retrieving the relics buried in the tomb of the Veiled Prophet, archaeologist Sir Lionel Barton blows up the tomb. The heretics faithful to the prophet interpret the fireball as his second coming, and begin a violent uprising.. Meanwhile, the insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu wants to acquire the powerful relics for his own evil ends) $9.95
Ryan, Annelise Lucky Stiff (Mattie Winston #4: PBO; Deputy coroner Mattie Winston and detective Steve Hurley investigate when the body of a paraplegic man who recently won a huge casino jackpot is found in the burnt remains of a house) $7.99
Scottoline, Lisa Come Home (Jill Farrow's life is turned upside down when her ex-stepdaughter Abby turns up on her doorstep with shocking news: Jill's ex-husband is dead. Abby believes he was murdered, and wants Jill to help find the killer) $15.99
Sidebottom, Harry The Caspian Gates (Warrior of Rome #4: 262: After a mighty earthquake, Ephesus lies shattered, and the Goths are sailing there, intent on pillaging the weakened city. Only Ballista knows the ways of the Goths, and how to defeat them) $15.95
Sigurdardottir, Yrsa The Day Is Dark (Thora Godmundsdottir #4: When contact is lost with two Icelanders working in a harsh and sparsely populated area on the coast of Greenland, Thora is hired to investigate) $15.99
Slaughter, Karin Criminal (Grant County #10 / Will Trent #6: The agents of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation dive into a shocking crime from 1975 to prevent an even greater terror from being unleashed on present-day Atlanta) $7.99
Smith, Alexander McCall The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection (The best apprentice at Speedy Motors is in trouble with the law and stuck with the worst lawyer in Gaborone. Grace Makutsi and Phuti Radiphuti are building the house of their dreams, but their builder is not completely on the up and up. And Mma Potokwane has been dismissed from her post as matron at the orphan farm. Can the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency help restore the beloved matron to her rightful position?) $14.95
Soos, Troy Murder at Fenway Park (Mickey Rawlings #1: Reissue; Boston, 1912: Mickey Rawlings finally makes it to the major leagues, only to be fingered for a teammate's murder. If he can't clear his name, it's going to be a short season in the majors and a long one behind bars) $14.00
St. James, Simone An Inquiry Into Love and Death (PBO; 1920s England: A young woman searches for the truth behind her uncle's mysterious death in a town haunted by a restless ghost. The arrival of a handsome Scotland Yard inspector with mysteries of his own leaves her with more questions than answers) $14.00
Stabenow, Dana Bad Blood (Kate Shugak #20: Sergeant Jim Chopin and investigator Kate Shugak find themselves entangled in a murderous tribal rivalry when the body of a young ne'er-do-well is found wedged in a fish wheel and the prime suspect disappears; Signed copies expected) $25.99
Steinhauer, Olen The Nearest Exit (Milo Weaver #2: Before he can get back to the CIA's dirty work, Milo must prove his loyalty to his new bosses, who know little of Milo's background, and less about who is pulling the strings in the government) $9.99
Sturges, P.G. Angel's Gate (Shortcut Man #3: Hired by a woman whose sister is missing, the case leads Dick Henry to an aging, amorous Los Angeles movie mogul who keeps a stable of young starlets, and to a deeper mystery involving a death years earlier) $27.00
Swanson, Denise Nickeled-and-Dimed to Death (Dime Store #2: PBO; When Elise Whitmore is shot and Dev's good friend Boone is taken into custody, Dev must clear his name and find the real killer) $7.99
Talty, Stephan Black Irish (When Jimmy Ryan's mangled corpse is found in a church basement, the sacrilege sends a chill through the working class Irish-American enclave of South Buffalo. But in a town ruled by an old-world code of silence and secrecy, homicide detective Abbie Kearney's search for answers is stonewalled at every turn, even by fellow cops) $26.00
Townsend, Kari Lee Trouble in the Tarot (Fortune Teller #3: PBO; When a local baker gets run over by a big white Cadillac, psychic Sunny Meadows can see nothing good coming from her Granny being found at the crime scene) $7.99
Trent, Christine Lady of Ashes (London, 1861: While managing the undertaking business that her husband has largely abandoned, Violet Morgan begins investigating a series of deaths among the poor) $15.00
Watson, S.J. Before I Go to Sleep (A woman with a damaged memory desperately searches for the truth. Who is she? And who can she trust?) $7.99
White, Randy Wayne Night Moves (Doc Ford #20: Both Doc and his friend Tomlinson have buried secrets - and one of those secrets is about to come alive with a vengeance; Signed copies expected) $26.95
Whittle, Tina Blood, Ash, and Bone (Tai Randolph #3: Tai's plan for a calm trip to the Savannah Civil War Expo is interrupted, first by the search for a missing Civil War artifact, then by murder, this time involving the KKK and Tai's unapologetically unreconstructed kinfolk) $14.95
Wynne-Jones, Tim Rex Zero and the End of the World (Rex Zero #1: Kids; Rex wonders why everyone seems so scared in his new hometown of Ottawa. Is it spies? Kidnappers? A shadowy creature in Adams Park? What's a boy to do?) $6.99
Wynne-Jones, Tim Rex Zero, King of Nothing (Rex Zero #2: Kids; Rex and his friends hatch a plan to replace the nasty 6th grade substitute teacher, but events spin out of control. Meanwhile, Rex's world is full of mysteries. There's the beautiful woman in white. Why does she have a black eye? There's the little black book filled with names. Who could it belong to? And why has Rex's father hidden a letter that begins: 'Mein Liebchen'?) $6.99
Wynne-Jones, Tim Rex Zero, The Great Pretender (Rex Zero #3: Kids; When his family moves again, Rex stumbles into 7th grade in a new school district, pretending to be someone he's not, and using his overactive imagination to resolve one of life's most vexing problems: just when everything is going well, why does it have to change?) $6.99

RXPECTED MID-MARCH

Arnott, Jake The House of Rumour (Larry Zagorski, an sf writer turned US fighter pilot, searches for connections between what seem like disparate events, while conspiracy theories begin to suggest a single force is behind them, in this novel that moves from WWII spy intrigue (featuring Ian Fleming) to occultism (Aleister Crowley) to the West Coast sf set (Philip K. Dick, Robert A. Heinlein, and L. Ron Hubbard) to the 1980s New Wave music scene in the UK) $26.00
Ballantyne, Lisa The Guilty One (London solicitor Daniel Hunter is called in on the case of Sebastian, an 11-year-old boy accused of killing a child. As chilling facts emerge, the case unearths troubling childhood memories that Daniel has long kept buried) $14.99
Bannister, Jo Deadly Virtues (The English town of Norbold is famous for its low crime rate, thanks to the Chief Superintendent's zero-tolerance policy. But numbers never tell the whole story. Jerome knows he is going to die, and that it will look like a mishap. He's determined to let someone know, even if it's only Ash, the concussed man in the next cell. After Jerome is found, beaten to death by an inmate in another cell, Ash is unable to forget Jerome's cryptic last words to him, and is determined to get to the truth. Now police recruit Hazel Best must decide whether pursuing that truth is worth her career) $24.99
Berk, Josh Guy Langman, Crime Scene Procrastinator (YA; When his friend Anoop asked Guy to join the school forensics club with him (and maybe impress some girls), Guy agreed. They certainly weren't expecting to find a real dead body on the simulated crime scene they're assigned to collect evidence from) $8.99
Bonner, Brynn Paging the Dead (PBO; When a client ends up dead and the evidence points to them, genealogist Sophie McClure and her business partner Esme Sabatier must find the killer to clear their names) $15.00
Box, C.J. Breaking Point (Joe Pickett #13: Two EPA employees have been murdered, and all signs point to local businessman Lyle Pendergast as the killer. It looks like Lyle's problems with the EPA just piled up until he snapped, but the more Joe Pickett looks into it, the more he begins to wonder; Signed copies expected) $26.95
Clark, Mary Higgins The Lost Years (A Biblical scholar finds a parchment, stolen from the Vatican library in the 15th century, that might be a letter written by Jesus Christ. When he's found shot to death in his New Jersey home, his wife is hiding in the closet, incoherent and clutching the murder weapon. The police suspect her, but the couple's daughter believes her father's death is tied to the parchment, now missing) $7.99
Coben, Harlan Six Years (Six years have passed since Jake Fisher watched Natalie, the love of his life, marry Todd. So when Jake comes across Todd's obituary, he can't keep himself away from the funeral. But Todd's widow, who was married to Todd for over a decade, is not Natalie. Jake's search for the woman who broke his heart and lied to him soon puts his life at risk) $27.95
Corby, Gary The Ionia Sanction (Nicolaos #2: Hired by Pericles to find out who murdered a diplomat, Nico soon finds himself on a mission to Ephesus to stop a plot to invade and destroy Athens) $14.95
Gould, Sasha Cross My Heart (YA; Venice, 1585: When her sister Beatrice drowns, 16-year-old Laura is ordered to marry Beatrice's betrothed, a repulsive old merchant. Panicked, Laura betrays a powerful man to earn her way into the Segreta, a society of women who deal in secrets. The day after she joins their ranks, the merchant is publicly humiliated and exiled. Soon, however, Laura begins to suspect that her sister's death was murder - and that the women of the Segreta might be involved) $8.99
Grossman, Paul Children of Wrath (1929: Jewish detective Willi Kraus investigates when floodwaters cause the Berlin sewer system to disgorge a burlap sack - full of children's bones with teeth marks on them, and a Bible with a single phrase circled in red) $15.99
Harlow, Jennifer What's a Witch to Do? (Midnight Magic #1: PBO; Mona runs a magic shop and leads a large coven, and now someone is out to kill her. Good thing werewolf Adam Blue has arrived to protect her. When a demon begins stalking her, she and Adam team up to find out who wants her dead) $14.99
Hiaasen, Carl Chomp (Kids; When his animal-wrangler dad takes a job with reality TV show Expedition Survival! , Wahoo figures he'll also have to do some wrangling - to keep his unpredictable father from killing the show's boneheaded star, and to help Tuna hide from her abusive father. They've only been in the Everglades for a day when the star gets bitten by a bat and goes missing in a storm. Search parties head out and promptly get lost themselves. Then Tuna's dad shows up with a gun) $8.99
Jay, Gerald The Paris Directive (Mazerelle #1: Reiner's hit, on an American industrialist vacationing in France, is compromised when innocent people are in the wrong place at the wrong time. All evidence points to a local Arab handyman, but both Inspector Mazarelle and Molly, the daughter of two of the victims, have doubts, forcing Reiner to return to ensure they see things as he arranged them) $15.00
Johansen, Iris Sleep No More (Eve Duncan #14: Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan finds herself on another missing-persons case. A woman named Beth Avery, who has been locked up in a psychiatric facility for years, has vanished. And her connection to Eve is deeper than Eve can imagine) $7.99
Kazinski, A.J. The Last Good Man (Around the world, humanitarians are dying, each with the same strange mark on their back. When the news reaches Copenhagen, veteran detective Niels Bentzon is assigned to find Denmark's 'good people' and warn them. But Bentzon is a man who is trained to see the worst in humanity, and one by one, candidates are crossed off his list. He's about to give up when a brilliant astrophysicist helps him find the pattern to the killings. There are two more to come. They will occur in Venice and Copenhagen. And the time is now) $16.00
Kirk, David Child of Vengeance (16th-century Japan: Bennosuke worships his samurai father, but has been raised by his uncle, a Buddhist monk who urges the boy to forgo the violence of the samurai. When his father returns, gravely injured, Bennosuke is forced to confront truths about his family's history and his own place in it. These revelations soon guide him down the samurai's path, awash with blood, bravery, and vengeance) $25.95
Knight, Alanna Deadly Legacy (Rose McQuinn #7: 1901: Rose agrees to deliver a legacy for a neighbor, but the errand turns dangerous when she's attacked on the train, and returns to Edinburgh to find her neighbor dead) $16.95
Leon, Donna Acqua Alta (Brunetti #5: Reissue; Art historian Dotoressa Brett Lynch, an American who spearheaded a recent exhibition of Chinese pottery, lives with her lover Flavia Petrelli, the reigning diva of La Scala. When Brett is attacked and beaten, Commissario Brunetti's investigation takes him to dark, wet corners of Venice, and into a sinister web of art theft, fakery, and base human desires) $14.00
Leon, Donna Uniform Justice (Brunetti #12: Reissue; When a young cadet is found hanged at Venice's elite military academy, Commissario Brunetti is faced with a wall of silence. Is the military protecting its own, or has he uncovered a sinister conspiracy?) $14.00
Ludlow, Jack A Bitter Field (Roads to War #3: As Hitler sets his sights on the Sudetenland, not everyone in Britain is willing to appease him. Convinced that the Fuehrer's land-hunger is insatiable, the head of the SIS recruits Cal Jardine to help him prove Czechoslovakia is threatened with invasion) $16.95
Mackenzie, Jassy The Fallen (Jade de Jong #3: During their scuba diving holiday in St. Lucia, David Patel breaks up with Jade. But they put their differences aside when their diving instructor is found stabbed to death, the only clue a postcard from Johannesburg) $14.95
Masterman, Becky Rage Against the Dying (Brigid Quinn's experiences hunting sexual predators for the FBI have left her with memories she wishes she didn't have and lethal skills she hopes never to need again. Her early retirement is interrupted when a man confesses to the worst unsolved case of her career - the disappearance and presumed murder of a young associate) $24.99
Mishani, D.A. The Missing File (Avraham Avraham #1: Police detective Avraham Avraham investigates when a 16-year-old boy disappears without a trace on his way to school in suburban Tel Aviv) $25.99
Patterson, J/Ledwidge, M Now You See Her (Nina would do anything to protect the life she's built in New York - including lying about her past. But when an innocent man is framed for murder, she must go back to Florida and confront the murderous evil she fled 18 years ago) $9.99
Perry, Anne Dorchester Terrace (Thomas Pitt #27: Rumors reach Thomas Pitt of a plot to blow up connections on the Dover to London rail line, on which Austrian duke Alois Habsburg is soon to travel to visit his royal English kin. Why would anyone destroy an entire train to kill one obscure Austrian royal? Or are the rumors designed to distract Pitt from an even more devastating plot?) $16.00
Reichs, Kathy Seizure (Virals #2: YA; The Loggerhead Island Research Center is out of funding and might have to shut down. To save it, Tory and her friends go looking for Anne Bonney's pirate treasure - but they aren't the only ones, and this time, their special powers may not be enough to dig them out of trouble) $8.99
Soderberg, Alexander The Andalucian Friend (Sophie Brinkmann likes Hector Guzman's quiet charm and easy smile, and the way he welcomes her into his family. She quickly learns, though, that his smooth facade masks something sinister. Guzman is head of an international crime ring smuggling drugs and weapons, and involved in a deadly turf war) $26.00
Thomas, Donald Death on a Pale Horse: Sherlock Holmes on Her Majesty's Secret Service (The great detective and Dr. Watson go up against an international conspiracy led by disgraced English officer Colonel Hunter Moran) $25.95
Thompson, James Helsinki Blood (Kari Vaara #4: Kari Vaara is approached by an Estonian woman who begs him to find her daughter, a young woman with Down syndrome who was promised work and a better life in Finland, and has since disappeared) $26.95
Thomson, June The Secret Archives of Sherlock Holmes (Collection; 7 original stories of the great detective) $16.95
Wagner, Jan Costin Silence (Kimmo Joentaa #2: A young girl disappears while cycling to volleyball practice. Her abandoned bike is found in exactly the same place as that of another girl, who was murdered 33 years earlier. Finnish detective Kimmo Joentaa calls upon the help of his older colleague Ketola, who worked on the original, unsolved murder) $14.95
Wilcox, John The War of the Dragon Lady (Simon Fonthill #8: China, 1900: The Boxers are rampaging through the countryside, killing foreigners. Retired Army scout Simon Fonthill, his wife Alice, and his comrade 352 Jenkins are caught up in the chaos as they try to escort Alice's missionary uncle and his family to safety) $16.95
Zafon, Carlos Ruiz The Prisoner of Heaven (Cemetery of Forgotten Books #3: Barcelona, 1957: When a stranger visits the Sempere bookshop and threatens to divulge a terrible secret from the city's dark past, Fermin and Daniel are plunged into a dangerous adventure that leads back to the 1940s and the early days of Franco's dictatorship) $14.99

EXPECTED EARLY APRIL

Albert, Susan Wittig Cat's Claw (China Bayles #20: Pecan Spring's computer guru has been shot dead in his kitchen. At first police chief Sheila Dawson believes it's suicide, but further investigation reveals the wound wasn't self-inflicted. When a man who broke into the computer shop before the murder goes missing, she's sure the two crimes are connected) $7.99
Albert, Susan Wittig Widow's Tears (China Bayles #21: While her friend Ruby investigates a supposedly haunted B&B, China walks into a storm of trouble in nearby Pecan Springs when the bank is robbed and a teller is killed. Before she can identify the killers, China is drawn into the mystery of the haunted house, and opens the door on some very real danger) $25.95
Alden, Laura Curse of the PTA (Beth Kennedy #4: PBO; When the consultant hired to advise on a financial windfall is murdered on school property, PTA president Beth Kennedy must catch the killer) $7.99
Allan, Barbara Antiques Disposal (Trash 'n' Treasures #6: When Brandy and her mother Vivian win an abandoned storage unit's contents, the good news is a rare vintage cornet. The bad new is the recently stowed body of Big Jim Bob. When the duo finds another stashed victim, the hunt is on for the killer) $7.99
Archer, Connie A Broth of Betrayal (Soup Lover's #2: PBO; When a local mechanic is murdered and the mayor disappears, Lucky Jamieson puts soup-making on the back burner while she investigates) $7.99
Ashley-Hollinger, Mika Precious Bones (Kids; Florida, 1949: After a storm, 10-year-old Bones uncovers the bodies of two Yankee real estate agents at the edge of the swamp. Earlier, the men had trespassed on her family's land, but her father Nolay had scared them away with his gun. Now the evidence of foul play points to Nolay, and the only person who might help him is Sheriff LeRoy, who is as slow as pond water. So Bones decides to take matters into her own hands) $7.99
Atherton, Nancy Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch (Aunt Dimity #17: Amelia Thistle moves to Finch to work on a riddle: a fragment of family diary hints that one of her ancestors may have been Mistress Meg, the Mad Witch of Finch. Following the clue, Lori Shepherd hunts through Finch's darkest corners, and, with Aunt Dimity's otherworldly help, inches closer to the true story of Meg - and Amelia) $8.99
Atkinson, Kate Life After Life (In 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife, and dies. On that same night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, while the century marches on. Does Ursula's apparently infinite number of lives give her the power to save the world? And if she can, will she?) $27.99
Baldacci, David The Forgotten (John Puller #2: When his aunt is found drowned in her pool, the police rule the death an accident, but a letter she sent just before she died makes John Puller suspect otherwise) $14.99
Barrick, Ella The Homicide Hustle (Ballroom Dance #3: PBO; When a reality dance show comes to Washington, DC, Stacy is first in line to compete. But she'll have to hustle to catch a killer after the show's producer is murdered) $7.99
Beason, Pamela Undercurrents (Summer Westin #3: PBO; Summer jumps at the opportunity to cover a marine survey in the Galapagos Islands. But when her diving partner's air supply is contaminated with carbon monoxide, she fears someone may be trying to sabotage the expedition) $7.99
Beaton, M.C. Death of Yesterday (Hamish Macbeth #29: Sergeant Hamish Macbeth has a crime to investigate, but the only known witness is dead) $23.99
Black, Benjamin Vengeance (Quirke #5: Victor de Courcy takes his boat far out to sea. With him is his business partner's son, who becomes the sole witness when de Courcy shoots himself in the chest. DI Hackett and Quirke are investigating when a second death makes it apparent that some terrible secret is threatening to destroy the lives and reputations of some of Dublin's elite) $16.00
Blake, Daniel City of the Dead (UK title: City of Sins) (Franco Patrese #2: New Orleans homicide detective Franco Patrese and his partner Selma Fawcett track a serial killer who seems steeped in voodoo and linked to a priestess who practices her dark arts in the clear light of day - and the glare of the media) $7.99
Blake, Heather The Good, the Bad, and the Witchy (Wishcraft #3: PBO; An Enchanted Village celebration is cut short when the cake delivery boy is found dead. Now his ghost has imprinted on Darcy - they're bonded until she can untangle the thicket surrounding his murder) $7.99
Bond, Larry Exit Plan (Jerry Mitchell #3: Jerry Mitchell's submarine is ordered to a rendezvous off the Iranian coast, where SEALs are to extract two Iranian nationals with sensitive information about their country's nuclear weapons program. When they find themselves surrounded by Iranian Revolutionary Guards, they must create a bold plan to escape) $9.99
Brightwell, Emily Mrs. Jeffries Takes Tea at Three: Mrs. Jeffries Plays the Cook / Mrs. Jeffries and the Missing Alibi / Mrs. Jeffries Stands Corrected (Mrs. Jeffries #7 / #8 / #9: Omnibus reprint; 3 Victorian mysteries featuring the sleuthing housekeeper of a Scotland Yard inspector) $16.00
Charbonneau, Joelle End Me a Tenor (Glee Club #2: PBO; When a world-renowned tenor drops dead during rehearsal, Paige must find a killer who's no choirboy) $7.99
Cook, J.J. That Old Flame of Mine (Sweet Pepper Fire Brigade #1: PBO; When a dear friend dies in a blaze, new fire chief Stella Griffin suspects arson and foul play. What she doesn't expect is that the ghost of the small town's old fire chief is about to help her smoke out a killer) $7.99
Cosse, Laurence Bitter Almonds (How can a person living in Paris in the 21st century possibly survive without knowing how to read or write? How does she catch a bus, or pay a bill, or withdraw money from the bank? Edith can hardly believe it when she learns that Fadila, her sixty-year-old housemaid, is completely illiterate, and decides to become Fadila's French teacher. During their lessons, the oh-so-Parisian Edith and Moroccan immigrant Fadila begin to understand one another as never before, and from this understanding will blossom friendship) $16.00
Curtis, Waverly Chihuahua Confidential (Barking Detective #2: PBO; In Hollywood to perform on reality TV show Dancing with Dogs , novice PI Geri Sullivan and her sleuthing Chihuahua Pepe investigate when the judge everyone loves to hate becomes the judge someone wanted dead) $7.99
Daheim, Mary The Wurst Is Yet to Come (Bed & Breakfast #27: Judith volunteers to help out at the state B&B booth during Oktoberfest in Little Bavaria. But before the beer begins to flow, she finds a dead body. This time, Judith is determined not to get involved. Unfortunately, her reputation has preceded her) $7.99
DiSilverio, Laura Malled to Death (Mall Cop #3: PBO; With a famous action star for a father, mall cop E.J. Ferris is familiar with Hollywood hullabaloo. She's less than thrilled when her dad arranges to film in her mall - especially after a crew member is killed. Cut the cameras - there's a real gunman on the loose!) $7.99
Dunn, Matthew Sentinel (Will Cochrane #2: A message from an agent operating deep undercover sends CIA special agent Will Cochrane to Russia. His mission: infiltrate a submarine base and unmask a double agent - before the US and Russia end up at war) $9.99
Edwards, Martin The Frozen Shroud (Lake District #6: Daniel Kind, a specialist in the history of murder, becomes fascinated by a pair of murders committed decades apart on Halloween in Ravenbank. He spends Halloween at a party there, only to find death returning to this beautiful but isolated spot. Once again, the victim is a woman, with her damaged face shrouded from view; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
Ellis, Kate The Shadow Collector (Wesley Peterson #17: 18 years ago, Lilith and her mother were rumored to be witches; when they killed two girls and fed their bodies to the pigs, they were swiftly brought to justice. When a young woman is found murdered at a neighboring farm, just as Lilith returns to her old home, DI Wesley Peterson is called in to investigate) $29.95
Ellison, Harlan Web of the City (Reprints the novel inspired by Ellison's experiences going undercover inside a 1950s street gang, plus three thematically-related short stories) $9.95
Ellory, R.J. A Quiet Vendetta (When the governor's daughter disappears in New Orleans, the case quickly grows very strange. The kidnapper doesn't want money, he wants time alone with a minor government functionary. By the time the pieces fall into place, it's already too late) $15.95
Ephron, Hallie There Was an Old Woman (A young woman becomes entangled in a terrifying web of deception and madness involving her elderly neighbor) $25.99
Estleman, Loren D. Alive! (Valentino #3: A hot tip sends film archivist Valentino on the hunt for long-lost footage: Bela Lugosi's screen test for the role of Frankenstein's monster. But someone is willing to kill to get their hands on that reel. Can a crew of steampunk fans find a way to save Valentino and the infamously bad screen test?) $24.99
Fairstein, Linda Night Watch (Alexandra Cooper #14: The distinguished and wealthy Head of the World Economic Bureau has been arrested, accused of attacking a maid in his hotel. As the world watches to see how the scandal will unfold, Alex finds her attention torn between preparing the alleged victim to testify, and a murder case with ties too close to home) $9.99
Farris, Peter Last Call for the Living (When a bank heist turns deadly, young teller Charlie Colquitt is taken hostage. Special Agent Sallie Crews and Sheriff Tommy Lang catch the case. Rescuing Charlie might be the key to salvation for the hard-drinking, despondent Lang) $7.99
Flynn, K/Lavoie, R Notes on a Killing (PBO; Nonfiction) $9.99
Goldenbaum, Sally A Fatal Fleece (Seaside Knitters #6: The death of a local fisherman has the Seaside Knitters casting their net for a killer, before knitter Cass Halloran ends up behind bars) $15.00
Golemon, David L. Ripper (Event Group #7: A small cache of 19th-century notebooks is uncovered, with instructions for creating a mutant gene to turn an ordinary person into an aggressive fighting machine. When the formula is loosed in the Event Group complex, brother will battle brother) $7.99
Grant, Teresa The Paris Affair (Suzanne & Malcolm Rannoch #3: In the wake of the Battle of Waterloo, the French royalists are quick to exact vengeance for everything since the Revolution. In this seething atmosphere, British spy Malcolm Rannoch learns that his murdered half-sister may have left behind a secret child; he and his wife Suzanne set out for Paris to find the girl) $15.00
Grecian, Alex The Yard (Murder Squad #1: 1889: Scotland Yard has only 12 detectives in the Murder Squad. When one of them turns up dead, the squad's newest hire, Walter Day, is assigned the case. He finds an ally in Dr. Bernard Kingsley, the Yard's forensic pathologist. Together they track the killer, who is clearly not finished with the Murder Squad) $16.00
Haas, Wolf The Bone Man (Brenner #2: Brenner investigates a grisly murder at a beloved restaurant where snooty Viennese gourmands go to eat fried chicken) $14.95
Haines, Carolyn Bonefire of the Vanities (Sarah Booth Delaney #12: Sarah Booth is on the trail of a psychic operating from a haunted estate on the edge of town. The medium promises to reunite grieving family members with their dearly departed, but it seems suspicious that she will only accept vulnerable and wealthy clients) $7.99
Hamrick, Janice Death Makes the Cut (Jocelyn Shore #2: When Jocelyn's friend Fred Argus, a fellow teacher, is found dead on campus, the Austin police uncover evidence that he may have been selling drugs. Shocked by the insinuation, Jocelyn starts asking questions that make everyone uneasy. When she's attacked, she realizes someone is determined to keep the secrets behind Fred's death hidden) $7.99
Harris, Charlaine Deadlocked (Southern Vampire #12: A body has shown up in Eric Northman's front yard - the body of a woman whose blood he just drank. It's up to Sookie and Bill, the official Area Five investigator, to solve the murder. Sookie thinks the dead girl's fate has nothing to do with her, but she's wrong - a devious enemy is out to make Sookie's world come crashing down) $7.99
Haynes, Dana Ice Cold Kill (A former Shin-Bet agent now in exile in the US, Daria Gibron works primarily as an interpreter. But she can't resist an occasional freelance job as an operative - a habit that has left a trail of corpses behind her, as well as several very dangerous enemies who would stop at nothing to get revenge) $25.99
Hemingway, Sean The Tomb of Alexander (Alexander's tomb was the most respected shrine in the Roman Empire. And then it disappeared. Centuries later, on a dig in Crete, archaeologist Tom Carr is convinced he's discovered a vital clue. He and artist Victoria Price are prepared to risk everything to find the tomb) $12.95
James, Dan Unsinkable (1912: Aboard luxury liner Titanic , former Special Branch officer Arthur Beck is hoping to escape the demons of his past. Journalist Martha Heaton is hoping to prove herself as a serious reporter. And, as the huge ship nears the middle of the Atlantic, the two are closing in on a murderous criminal) $12.95
Jecks, Michael City of Fiends (Knights Templar #31: 1327: Arriving in Exeter to inform the sheriff that King Edward II has escaped, Sir Baldwin de Furnshill finds himself tasked with uncovering the truth behind the gruesome murder of a young maid) $8.99
Kaehler, Tammy Braking Points (Kate Reilly #2: Kate wrecks her race car, sending a visiting NASCAR star to the hospital, and loses her cool on-camera, then ends the day by discovering her boyfriend with a friend of hers - a dead friend. Her friend's killer is still out there - and aiming at Kate) $14.95
Kellerman, Jonathan When the Bough Breaks (Alex Delaware #1: Reissue; Edgar and Anthony winner, best first novel. Dr. Morton Hander practiced a strange brand of psychiatry, specializing in fraud, extortion, and sexual manipulation. When he's murdered in his apartment, the police have no leads, just a possible witness: 7-year-old Melody Quinn. It's psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware's job to try to unlock the terrible secret buried in Melody's memory) $9.99
Kerr, Philip Prague Fatale (Bernie Gunther #8: September 1941: Reinhard Heydrich is celebrating his appointment as Reichsprotector of Czechoslovakia. All his guests are high-ranking Party members and each is a suspect in a crime yet to be committed: the murder of Heydrich himself. A murder does occur, but the victim is Heydrich's young adjutant, found dead in his room, the door and windows bolted from the inside. Anticipating foul play, Heydrich had already ordered Bernie Gunther to Prague. Now, searching for the killer, Gunther must pick through the lives of some of the Reich's most odious officials) $16.00
Krueger, William Kent Ordinary Grace (In the summer of 1961, Frank Drum was thirteen, living in a small Minnesota town, with his Methodist minister father, artistic mother, talented sister, and kid brother. When tragedy unexpectedly comes to call on his family, Frank finds himself thrust into an adult world full of secrets, lies, adultery, and betrayal; Signed copies expected) $24.99
Leif, Katia The Money Kill (Karen Schaeffer #4: The offer of $30,000 for one day's PI work in London, followed by a family vacation in an exotic locale, seems too good to be true. And, as Mac and Karen soon discover, it is - on the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Sardinia, their children disappear) $7.99
Leon, Donna The Golden Egg (Brunetti #22: To please his wife, Commissario Brunetti investigates the death of a mentally handicapped man who has just died of a sleeping pill overdose. Surprisingly, he finds the man had no birth certificate, no passport - as far as the government is concerned, the man never existed. As secrets unravel, Brunetti suspects an aristocratic family might be connected to the death. But why would anyone want this sweet, simple-minded man dead?) $26.00
Link, Charlotte The Other Child (When a student is murdered in Scarborough, the investigators have no leads. Months later, after a similar murder, they struggle to establish a connection between the victims. Detective Valerie Almond suspects the obvious: a rift within the second victim's family. But there is far more to the case, a dark secret linked to the evacuation of children to Scarborough during WWII) $25.95
London, C. Alexander We Give a Squid a Wedgie (Accidental Adventure #3: PBO; Kids; Oliver and Celia find out their mother is in mortal danger, stranded on an island with an enormous squid. So they reluctantly don their wet suits and take a journey to the Pacific Ocean) $7.99
Lupton, Rosamund Afterwards (The school was on fire, and Grace's last memory is of trying to reach her daughter Jenny. When they awaken in the hospital, they learn that someone set the fire, and Jenny might still be in danger. Grace realizes she may be the only one who can discover the culprit) $14.00
Lyons, David Ice Fire (Jock Boucher #1: US District Judge Jock Boucher goes up against a ruthless global energy company, following a trail of clues to the bottom of the ocean - and finding himself targeted by killers) $7.99
Mark, David The Dark Winter (Aector McAvoy #1: DS Aector McAvoy notices a pattern in a series of suspicious deaths in the northern England port city of Hull: all the victims were sole survivors of various tragedies. As he strives to connect the cases to a single culprit, he is torn between his duties and his desire to spend more time with his family) $15.00
McClure, James The Song Dog (Kramer & Zondi Prequel: Reissue; 1962: Lt. Tromp Kramer has been ordered to a small town in northern Zululand to investigate the death of the town's chief detective, an Afrikaner maverick with many secrets. There he crosses paths with Bantu DS Mickey Zondi, who is trying to locate a multiple killer. Despite their racial differences, the two men sense a kinship - one that might prove dangerous in rural South Africa) $14.95
McKinlay, Jenn Going, Going, Ganache (Cupcake Bakery #5: PBO; When a magazine photo shoot ends up a cupcake-flinging fiasco, Melanie and Angie offer the magazine staff a team-building lesson baking cupcakes for charity. But when the creative director is murdered, they'll have to figure out the killer's identity before anyone else gets frosted) $7.99
McKinty, Adrian The Cold Cold Ground (Troubles #1: Northern Ireland, 1981: With Belfast on the verge of outright civil war, the Thatcher government has flooded the area with soldiers. In the midst of the chaos, Sean Duffy, a Catholic detective in the almost entirely Protestant Royal Ulster Constabulary, is trying to track down a serial killer who is targeting gay men. Then he discovers that one of the victims was involved in the IRA) $15.95
Messner, Kate Capture the Flag (Kids; When they learn that the famous flag that inspired 'The Star-Spangled Banner' has been stolen, 7th-graders Anna, Jose, and Henry pursue suspects while snowed in at a Washington, DC, airport) $6.99
O'Donnell, Peter et al The Girl in the Iron Mask: Fiona / Walkabout / The Girl In The Iron Mask (Modesty Blaise: Reprints classic black & white comic strips featuring three adventures of detective Modesty Blaise and her trusty henchman Willie Garvin) $19.95
Palmer, Daniel Helpless (Back in Shilo, NH, to raise his daughter Jill after his ex-wife Kelly is murdered, Tom Hawkins coaches Jill's high school soccer team. But first a Shilo cop makes it clear he suspects Tom of Kelly's murder, and then an anonymous blog post alleges the coach is sleeping with one of his players. To prove his innocence, Tom must unravel a tangle of lies about his past) $9.99
Parker, R/Atkins, A Lullaby (Spenser #40: 14-year-old Mattie Sullivan asks Boston PI Spenser to look into her mother's death, pointing him to two toughs who were overlooked in the original investigation. Neither the Boston PD nor the hardened residents of Southie's housing projects are keen on his dredging up the past, but Spenser starts to realize that Mattie may be on to something - and it could get a lot more dangerous) $9.99
Parker, T. Jefferson The Jaguar (Charlie Hood #5: Crooked LA deputy Bradley Smith and lawman Charlie Hood must team up to rescue the woman they both love, songwriter Erin McKenna, when she is abducted by a cartel leader who wants her to write a folk ballad recording his exploits as an outlaw) $15.00
Parry, Joshua Alan Virus Thirteen (PBO; James Logan learns that security has been breached at the biotech lab where his wife's research team is on lockdown. To save her he must confront a desperate terrorist, armed government agents, and an invisible killer: Virus Thirteen) $7.99
Patterson, J/Ledwidge, M I, Michael Bennett (Michael Bennett #5: Detective Michael Bennett hunts a master criminal who is terrorizing NYC - and targeting Bennett's 10 children) $14.99
Pearson, Ridley The Risk Agent (Risk Agent #1: Grace Chu is a forensic accountant, educated in the US and a veteran of the Chinese military. John Knox is a civilian trained in both combat and culture. Their mission: find out who is behind a kidnapping in Shanghai, and locate the hostages ahead of the deadline) $9.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Double Cross (Executioner #413: PBO; When a Haitian gang turns the streets of Miami into a death zone, Bolan is sent in to neutralize the situation) $5.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Nuclear Intent (Stony Man #124: PBO; A plot to bomb Israel that threatens to push the US into war sends Phoenix Force to Yemen to track down the bomb while Able Team hunts down the masterminds in the US) $6.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Crisis Diplomacy (SuperBolan #157: PBO; When high-ranking officials are kidnapped at an international conference on WMD, the ransom demands are enough to cripple the world's economies. Bolan goes after the terrorists) $6.99
Petrucha, Stefan Ripper (YA; 1895: There is a killer loose in NYC, but 14-year-old Carver Young, the adopted son of a Pinkerton detective, is the only one who seems to see the connection between the recent string of murders and the Jack the Ripper killings. And time is winding down until the killer claims another victim) $9.99
Rickman, Phil The Secrets of Pain (Merrily Watkins #11: A former SAS trooper turned SAS chaplain, responsible for the spiritual welfare of the hardest men in uniform, is coming close to a breakdown as security reasons force him to try and handle a case that would normally be passed to diocesan exorcist Merrily Watkins. Meanwhile, with recession biting deep in the countryside along the Welsh border, old barbaric evils are being revived. Merrily is persuaded to venture into areas where neither a priest nor a woman are welcome, to unearth secrets linked with the border's pagan past) $12.95
Robb, J.D. Delusion in Death (Eve Dallas #36: When eighty people end up dead in a downtown bar, Lieutenant Eve Dallas tries to sort out the inexplicable event; surviving witnesses report seeing monsters and swarms of bees, and experiencing feelings of fear, rage, and paranoia) $7.99
Robertson, Michael The Baker Street Translation (Heath Brothers #3: Robert Buxton, Reggie Heath's rival for the love of Laura Rankin, has gone missing. Reggie must suss things out before an upcoming royal event. If he doesn't, something very bad will happen to everyone at the event - and to Laura) $24.99
Rollins, James Bloodline (SIGMA Force #8: A firebombing at a US fertility clinic reveals a group of women collected from around the world and enslaved to bear children. One woman lives long enough to give birth to a stillborn child; a genetic study reveals that the child has a triple helix of DNA) $9.99
Ross, Ann B. Miss Julia to the Rescue (Miss Julia #13: Hazel Marie's new husband has gone missing on his latest PI job, and police in West Virginia have detained an injured man fitting his description. Now it's up to Miss Julia and Etta Mae to free him before he cusses himself into a jail cell) $16.00
Shane, Trevor Children of the Underground (Children of Paranoia #2: The secret, endless war between two opposing sides had been raging for as long as anyone could remember. When she was 17, Maria was pulled into this war, and they killed her lover and stole her child. Now they are telling her to go home, to forget all she's lost. But Maria is going to do whatever it takes to get back what belongs to her. And that means starting a war of her own) $15.00
Slan, Joanna Campbell Death of a Dowager (Jane Eyre #2: PBO; In London, Jane and her friend Lucy are snubbed by the Dowager Lady Ingram. Attempting to rebuild good will, they go to see her the next day, only to have her drop dead before their eyes. And Lucy is poised to take the blame, unless Jane can clear her friend's name) $15.00
Soos, Troy Murder at Ebbets Field (Mickey Rawlings #2: Reissue; Brooklyn, 1914: With the race for the pennant heating up, Mickey is dreaming of playing in the World Series. Then he finds the body of a movie star - who happens to be the new owner of the Dodgers - washed up on the beach at Coney Island. He learns that she was poisoned, she may not have been the first victim - and the killer's streak may not be over yet) $14.00
Spurrier, Simon A Serpent Uncoiled (When an elderly eccentric who claims to be a New Age Messiah receives death threats, he hires mob enforcer turned PI Dan Shaper) $13.95
St. James, Dorothy Oak and Dagger (White House Gardener #3: PBO; The gardeners are blamed when important historical documents go missing from the curator's office. When the curator is found dead, the evidence points to chief gardener Gordon Sims. It's up to organic gardener Casey Calhoun to clear Gordon's name) $7.99
Stedman, M.L. The Light Between Oceans (1921: On an isolated island, a boat washes ashore carrying a dead man and a living baby. The lighthouse keeper wants to report the incident immediately, but his wife has lost her third child, and wants to keep the baby. Two years later, they return to the mainland, and are reminded that there are other people in the world - and that one of them is desperate to find her lost baby) $16.00
Stout, Rex Her Forbidden Knight (Reissue; Includes the bonus short story 'An Officer and a Lady'. Stout's first detective novel follows naive Lila Williams, a telegraph operator at New York's swankiest hotel, as she becomes unwittingly enmeshed in the operations of a counterfeiting ring. By chance, the innocent Lila finds herself swept off her pretty feet and into safety - or is it peril?) $12.95
Swerling, Beverly Bristol House (The modern-day search for several long-missing pieces of ancient Judaica proves to be connected to a shadowy world of Tudor intrigue involving Thomas Cromwell, Jewish treasure, and sexual secrets. Historian Annie Kendall and investigative reporter Geoff Harris intend to puzzle out these mysteries - at their own peril) $27.95
Thomas, Ross The Seersucker Whipsaw (Reissue; American Clinton Shartelle is hired to make sure that a British industrialist's favored candidate wins the presidency of a small African country that's about to be cut loose from the British Empire. But the opposition is backed by the CIA, for whom murder is just another political tool) $13.95
Webb, Debra Obsession (Faces of Evil #1: In her determination to stop a serial killer, Jess Harris broke the rules. With her career in need of resuscitation, she jumps at a chance to advise on a case in Birmingham, Alabama, where four young women have gone missing. But the crazed serial killer from her past follows Jess to Birmingham) $3.99
Webb, Debra Impulse (Faces of Evil #2: The Player wants his vengeance, and with each new death Jess becomes more certain that the only way to stop the Player is to give him what he really wants: her) $3.99
Webb, Debra Power (Faces of Evil #3: When a celebrated ballet instructor is found dead, the death is ruled an accident. Still, Jess can't shake the feeling that there's more to the story, and her investigation leads her into the worlds of Birmingham's gang culture and of its powerful elite) $3.99
Williams, Timothy Another Sun (Newly assigned to the island of Guadeloupe, French-born judge Anne Marie Laveaud is called in to make a ruling on a seemingly open-and-shut murder case. She must navigate the unfamiliar Caribbean justice system to confirm her suspicions that all is not as it seems) $25.00
Wilson, Robert Capital Punishment (Charles Boxer #1: Kidnap and recovery specialist Charles Boxer is hired to find an Indian tycoon's daughter, but the man's crooked business empire has made him a lot of enemies, and the kidnappers are looking for payback, not cash. To save the girl, Boxer must dodge religious fanatics, Indian mobsters, and London crime lords) $28.00
Winspear, Jacqueline Leaving Everything Most Loved (Maisie Dobbs #10: London, 1933: Two month after an Indian immigrant's body was found in a London canal, the woman's brother arrives in England, and asks Maisie to discover the truth about the death; Signed copies expected) $26.99
Wolf, Jack The Tale of Raw Head and Bloody Bones (London, 1751: Tristan Hart, a promising young surgeon-in-training, is obsessed with the nature of pain and medically preventing it, but equally strong - and much harder to control - is his obsession with causing it. Desperate to understand his deviant desires before they are his undoing, he uses the new tools of the age - reason and science and skepticism - to plumb the depths of his own dark mind) $16.00
Woods, Stuart Severe Clear (Stone Barrington #24: Stone is in Bel-Air overseeing a fancy hotel's star-studded grand opening - and according to the NSA, the event may have attracted terrorist attention. To ensure the safety of his guests, Stone may call in a few favors from his friends at the CIA) $9.99

 EXPECTED MID-APRIL

Atherton, Nancy Aunt Dimity and the Lost Prince (Aunt Dimity #18: With Aunt Dimity's otherworldly guidance, Lori's search for the true owner of a finely wrought silver sleigh figurine leads her to a tangled web of secrets stretching back to the blood-drenched soil of the Russian Revolution) $25.95
Barber, Christine When the Devil Doesn't Show (Montoya #3: When an unidentified corpse is found at the scene of a house fire, the search for the man's identity takes detective Gil Montoya to the nearby Los Alamos National Laboratory, suspecting that the man's ties to the nuclear testing facility hold the reason for his death) $24.99
Barnes, Linda The Perfect Ghost (Shy Em Moore is the writing half of a celebrity biography team. Her charismatic partner Teddy does the interviewing and schmoozing. When Teddy dies in a car accident, Em honors his memory by deciding to finish the interviews for their current project with a reclusive film director. But she soon hears whispers of skeletons in the director's closet - and then the police begin looking into Teddy's crash) $24.99
Bissell, Sallie Music of Ghosts (Mary Crow #5: PBO; In the Appalachian woods, a cabin that was the scene of a double murder decades ago lures young thrill seekers. When a politician's daughter is murdered there, her flesh mutilated with disturbing symbols, the dead girl's boss finds himself in hot water when evidence points to him as the prime suspect. It's up to attorney Mary Crow to discover the truth) $14.99
Brookmyre, Christopher Where the Bodies Are Buried (McLeod & Sharp #1: Glasgow: When a small-time dealer turns up dead, no one is surprised: he'd been sleeping with a drug trafficker's girlfriend and had made himself enemies. So many, in fact, that Detective Supt. Catherine McLeod doesn't know where to start. Meanwhile, Jasmine Sharp is doing her best to be a PI, but Jim, who was meant to be showing her the ropes, has just disappeared. When she finds out that Jim's disappearance has something to do with the dealer's death, she teams up with Catherine) $15.00
Calkins, Susanna A Murder at Rosamund's Gate (17th century England: Lucy Campion's life is an endless round of household chores, until a fellow servant is killed and Lucy's brother is arrested for the crime. Her quest to identify the true murderer takes Lucy into raucous printing shops, secretive gypsy camps, the foul streets of London, and even the bowels of Newgate Prison) $24.99
Campbell, Colin Jamaica Plain (Resurrection Man #1: When he lands in Boston to extradite a thug, the first thing rogue UK cop Jim Grant does is buy a map. The second is get laid. Third is almost get himself killed interviewing his prisoner) $14.99
Carter, Stephen L. The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln (President Lincoln survives the assassination attempt, only to be faced with impeachment. Abigail, a young black woman, is hired by a law firm to assist in Lincoln's defense. When one of the lead lawyers is murdered, she is plunged into a web of intrigue, politics, and conspiracy) $15.95
Cha, Steph Follow Her Home (A Philip Marlowe buff, Juniper Song jumps at the chance to play detective when her friend Luke asks her to find out if his father is having an affair. Then she's knocked out while investigating a mysterious car, finds a body in her car trunk, and realizes she's becoming embroiled in a crime that goes far beyond child's play) $24.99
Child, Lee (ed) Vengeance (Mystery Writers of America Presents) (Anthology; 21 original stories about crimes and those who avenge them) $15.99
Clark, Mary Higgins Daddy's Gone A Hunting (A dark secret from a family's past threatens the lives of sisters Kate and Hannah Connelly) $26.99
Cotterill, Colin Grandad, There's A Head on the Beach (Jimm Juree #2: Jimm has mixed feelings when a head washes up on the beach near their southern Thailand home. It's tragic, of course, but it could be the sort of sensational murder that would help her journalism career. Now all she has to do is find out who was murdered, and why) $15.99
Crompton, Richard The Hour of the Red God (Nairobi, Kenya, 2007: Detective Mollel, a former Maasai warrior, investigates the brutal murder of a Maasai prostitute) $26.00
Doudera, Vicki Final Settlement (Darby Farr #4: PBO; The Hurricane Harbor police chief's assistant appears to have drowned accidentally, but when Darby discovers that the woman was supplementing her income with blackmail, a lot of the locals suddenly look like murder suspects) $14.99
Frommer, Sara Hoskinson Her Brother's Keeper (Joan Spencer #7: PBO; With her daughter's wedding just a few days away, the last thing Joan needs is something else to worry about. Then her mother-n-law, whose mind is failing fast, lands smack in the middle of a murder) $15.95
Grebe, C/Traff, A Some Kind of Peace (Siri Bergman #1: Psychotherapist Dr. Siri Bergman lives in a cottage outside Stockholm. Terrified of the dark, she leaves the lights on when she goes to bed. When one of her patients is found dead near her cottage, she knows that someone has been watching her. As she begins to investigate with the help of a young policeman, nearly everyone in her inner circle becomes a suspect) $16.00
Grisham, John The Accused (Theodore Boone #3: Kids; There's been a robbery, and Theo is the accused. With his reputation on the line, and the evidence building against him, he'll do whatever it takes to prove his innocence) $7.99
Hall, Gregory The Dark Backward (Reissue; Mary Reynolds was in love and now she's in trouble. Also in Norfolk, where she and her husband Geoffrey bought a house. The ink was hardly dry on the contract when Geoffrey was found dead, and Mary began to learn that she didn't really know her husband. And the secrets he kept, the bits that he'd left out? Those are the ones that could kill her) $14.95
Hutton, Ewart Good People (Capaldi #1: DS Glyn Capaldi has fallen from grace in Cardiff and been exiled to the Welsh countryside. When six men and a young woman disappear after a night of rugby and drink, they don't all reappear. The ones that do are good people with a good explanation. Only Capaldi remains unconvinced) $25.99
Kanon, Joseph Istanbul Passage (1945: Istanbul survived WWII by trafficking in secrets and lies. Now, as the espionage community begins to pack up, expat American Leon Bauer is given a routine assignment. When the job goes fatally wrong, Leon is plunged into a tangle of shifting loyalties and moral uncertainty) $16.00
Kerr, Philip A Man Without Breath (Bernie Gunther #9: 1943: When word reaches Berlin of the Katyn Forest massacre of Polish army officers, Bernie is dispatched to gather proof of Russian complicity in the war crime. But in Smolensk, the truth is as much a victim of war as those dead Polish officers) $26.95
Lewis, Robert K. Untold Damage (Mark Mallen #1: PBO; When his best friend from the police academy is murdered, an address found in the dead man's pocket points to former undercover cop Mark Mallen as the prime suspect) $14.99
Lovesey, Peter Cop to Corpse (Peter Diamond #12: Inspector Peter Diamond must track down a sniper who is murdering policemen) $14.95
Lyndon, Robert Hawk Quest (1072: The Normans have captured England. The Turks have captured a Norman knight. And in order to free him, a soldier named Vallon must capture four rare hawks, braving Arctic seas, Viking warlords, and blood-drenched battlefields) $25.99
MacInnes, Helen North from Rome (Reissue; When American Bill Lammiter saves the mysterious Rosana Di Feo from a kidnapping attempt in Rome, she begs him to stay and help her, drawing him into a hazardous game of international intrigue where allies can be as difficult to identify as enemies) $9.95
Maitland, Barry The Malcontenta (Brock & Kolla #2: Reissue; Winner, Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel) $14.95
Maitland, Barry Silvermeadow (Brock & Kolla #5: Reissue; Finalist, Ned Kelly Award for Best Novel) $14.95
Marklund, Liza Lifetime (Annika Bengtzon #7: A police officer is found naked on his bed, bullets through his head and stomach. His wife is traumatized, rambling about a woman entering the house, killing him, and running off with their son. The evidence implicates the wife, but reporter Annika Bengtzon is determined to clear the wife's name and find the missing boy) $25.00
Parker, T. Jefferson The Famous and the Dead (Charlie Hood #6: Bradley Jones is an LA deputy, and an employee of the Baja Cartel. LA deputy Charlie Hood knows all of Bradley's secrets; the question is what he'll do with the information) $26.95
Perry, Anne Midnight at Marble Arch (Thomas Pitt #28: The horrifying rape and apparent suicide of the wife of a wealthy merchant banker falls outside the new jurisdiction of Special Branch head Thomas Pitt, but so pervasively offensive are the rumors about the victim that Pitt quietly takes a hand in the investigation. And what can be done to avenge another terrible crime, the assault on the teenage daughter of the Portuguese ambassador?) $27.00
Potter, Ellen The Humming Room (Kids; When her parents are murdered, Roo goes to live with her uncle, whose house is teeming with ghost stories and secrets. What are those eerie noises she keeps hearing? And who is that strange boy who lives on the river? People are lying to her, and Roo becomes determined to find the truth) $6.99
Ross, Ann B. Miss Julia Stirs Up Trouble (Miss Julia #14: Miss Julia is less than thrilled when Hazel Marie's no-good uncle shows up. What could he possibly want?) $26.95
Simonson, Sheila Beyond Confusion (Latouche County #3: PBO; A tribal chief offers an inherited farmhouse for a branch library, but Meg's vengeful rival plans to contest the will. Then the farmhouse is vandalized, the chief's home is firebombed, and, when her rival falls to her death, Meg becomes a murder suspect) $15.95
Spillane, M/Collins, M Lady, Go Die! (Mike Hammer: Spillane's lost 1940s novel, completed by Collins and never before published. Hammer and Velda take a vacation at a Long Island beach town; a New York party girl who lives nearby has gone missing. When she turns up naked and dead on a statue in the town square, Hammer investigates) $7.99
Stewart, Trenton Lee The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict (Mysterious Benedict Society Prequel: Kids; 9-year-old Nicholas is being sent to a new orphanage, where he will encounter vicious bullies, selfish adults, strange circumstances - and a mystery that could change his life forever) $7.99
Thurlo, Aimee & David A Time of Change (When Tom Stuart leaves his New Mexico trading post to Josephine Buck, a young Navajo woman, his son Ben is determined to get it back. Then Jo and Ben learn that Tom was murdered - and that the trading post holds many secrets) $24.99
Upson, Nicola Fear in the Sunlight (Josephine Tey #4: 1936: At Josephine's 40th birthday celebration, Alfred Hitchcock has one or two tricks up his sleeve to keep the party entertained - and expose their deepest fears. But things get out of hand when an actress is slashed to death at a nearby cemetery. Inspector Penrose isn't satisfied with the way the case is resolved; several years later, another murder sends him back to the scene of the original crime to uncover the truth) $14.99
Verdon, John Let the Devil Sleep (Dave Gurney #3: Ingenious puzzle solver Dave Gurney examines a notorious murder spree case - one whose motives have been enshrined as law enforcement dogma - and discovers that everyone has it wrong) $15.00
Wait, Lea Shadows on a Cape Cod Wedding (Antique Print #6: PBO; Maggie is on Cape Cod, helping with a friend's wedding preparations. When a neighbor is murdered, Maggie is pressed into service as a counselor and interpreter. After another murder, and a hurricane, Maggie finds she has become a target) $15.95
Waite, Urban The Carrion Birds (Ray is calm, cool, and efficient under pressure, usually with a gun in his hand. Useful skills when you're paid to hurt people who stand in your employer's way. But Ray wants to make a new life far from the violence of the last ten years. One last job will take him there. All he has to do is steal a rival's stash) $25.99
Walker, Martin The Crowded Grave (Bruno #4: When an archaeological dig looking for Cro-Magnon and Neanderthal remains turns up a distinctly modern corpse, Bruno's investigation leads to Europe's recent dark history of terrorist and counterterrorist tactics) $14.95
Woods, Stuart Unintended Consequences (Stone Barrington #26: When Stone awakens in a Paris hospital with no recollection of the past four days, he sets out to learn what happened to him, and why) $26.95

EXPECTED EARLY MAY

Adler-Olsen, Jussi The Absent One (UK title: Disgrace) (Department Q #2: A closed case lands on Detective Carl Morck's desk: a brother and sister were murdered two decades ago, and one of the suspects confessed. Irregularities in the case files lead Morck to a homeless woman with secrets that certain influential people would kill to keep buried) $16.00
Andrews, Donna Some Like It Hawk (Meg Langslow #14: Caerphilly mortgaged its public buildings, and then the lender foreclosed. To thwart them, the town clerk has been barricaded in the courthouse basement for over a year, his stand made possible by an old tunnel leading from the basement to the town's bandstand. Then one of the lender's executives is found shot, apparently from inside the basement. Someone is trying to end the siege by framing the clerk; Meg sets out to find the real killer) $7.99
Baker, J.I. The Empty Glass (1962: Arriving at the home of the world's most famous movie star, Los Angeles County Deputy Coroner Ben Fitzgerald discovers Marilyn Monroe's diary, revealing a doomed love affair with a man she refers to as the General. In the following days, Ben unravels a wide-ranging cover-up in the aftermath of the star's 'suicide', and finds himself trapped in a conspiracy) $16.00
Baldacci, David The Hit (Will Robie #2: When a government assassin turns rogue and begins hunting down members of his unit, Will Robie is called in to stop him) $27.99
Berlin, Eric The Puzzler's Mansion (Winston Breen #3: Kids; Winston and his friends accompany Mr. Penrose for a weekend of puzzles and games at the mansion of a famous musician. When some guests' prizes and belongings inexplicably disappear, some of the guests try to figure out who is stealing things, and others become suspects) $7.99
Bowen, Gail Kaleidoscope (Joanne Kilbourn #13: Joanne and her family and pets are at the lake when they learn that their house has been blown up. And that is just the first of several terrible incidents. Before long she is witness to events even more distressing than a destroyed home, and begins to understand what it's like to live in a world where she can count on nothing) $14.99
Brightwell, Emily Mrs. Jeffries Turns the Tide (Mrs. Jeffries #31: PBO; When beautiful newcomer Ellen Langston-Jones is found dead in the communal gardens, Inspector Witherspoon settles on Lucius Montague as the culprit, but housekeeper Mrs. Jeffries has doubts) $7.99
Brown, Duffy Killer in Crinolines (Consignment Shop #2: PBO; When Reagan's dear friend Chantilly is arrested for Simon Ambrose's murder, Reagan vows to clear her name. Simon may have broken Chantilly's heart, but Reagan knows Chantilly would never kill for love) $7.99
Brown, Rita&Sneaky Pie The Big Cat Nap (Mrs. Murphy #20: Inexplicable car accidents are being attributed to driver error, but Harry suspects that something is amiss, and begins to investigate, aided by her intrepid team of feline, canine, and equine helpers) $7.99
Burdette, Lucy Topped Chef (Key West Food Critic #3: PBO; When Hayley's boss signs her up to help judge the Key West Topped Chef contest, she's both nervous and excited. But after a fellow judge turns up dead, it's up to Hayley to find the killer) $7.99
Cameron, Marc State of Emergency (Jericho Quinn #3: PBO; Quinn and his team of specialists must track down the black-market arms dealer behind a wave of terrorism. When the trail leads to South America, Quinn must join a 6000-mile motorcycle rally that's about to become the most dangerous race in history) $9.99
Carlotto, Massimo At the End of a Dull Day (Giorgio Pellegrini #2: His lawyer has been playing him, and now Giorgio is forced into service as an errand boy for a crime syndicate. To get back to his peaceful life as a successful businessman, he's going to have to find a way to shake off the mob) $16.00
Carlson, Alyse The Begonia Bribe (Garden Society #2: PBO; When a beauty pageant for little girls decides to hold their event in a Roanoke park, Camellia is called in to help with the details. Then one of the judges, a local newsman and Lothario, is found dead, poisoned by some sort of plant. Camellia needs to dig through the evidence to uproot a killer) $7.99
Carman, Patrick Floors (Kids; Each floor of The Whippet Hotel has its own quirks and secrets. Leo should know most of them - he is the maintenance man's son. But a whole lot more mystery gets thrown his way when a series of cryptic boxes are left for him, leading him to hidden floors, strange puzzles, and unexpected alliances) $6.99
Casey, Jane The Reckoning (Maeve Kerrigan #2: Finalist, Mary Higgins Clark Award. Two sex offenders who have served their time have been tortured and killed. Is someone trying his own hand at justice? DC Maeve Kerrigan and DI Josh Derwent have their doubts, until they learn that their killer might be a mobster searching for his missing teenaged daughter) $15.99
Castle, Richard Frozen Heat (Nikki Heat #4: Nikki's latest homicide case turns out to be connected to her mother's unsolved murder. As she and Jameson Rook work to solve the new murder, Nikki is forced to confront unexplored areas of her mother's background) $9.99
Castle, Richard et al Deadly Storm (Derrick Storm GN #1: Graphic novel; this adventure takes our hero from the gritty world of the PI to the globe-hopping intrigue of the CIA) $14.99
Clark, Carol Higgins Gypped (Regan Reilly #15: In LA while Jack attends a conference, Regan is contacted by Zelda, an old friend who suspects she is being gypped by her business manager. Regan and Jack look into Zelda's business deals, and uncover a scam) $7.99
Clark, Marcia Guilt by Degrees (Rachel Knight #2: With no suspects, the homicide of a homeless man is a near-impossible case for DA Rachel Knight, but she's got backup from tough-as-nails Detective Bailey Keller. As Rachel and Bailey stir things up, they uncover a connection to the vicious murder of an LA cop) $7.99
Cleave, Paul Blood Men (Twenty years ago, a serial killer was sentenced to the penitentiary. That man was Edward Hunter's father. Now violence has made an unwelcome appearance in Edward's world, and he's going to need his father's help) $16.00
Cleave, Paul The Killing Hour (Imagine waking up covered in blood - but it's not your blood. You have a bump on your head and can't remember last night. The newspaper reports that two young women were brutally murdered. You recognize their names. And now you're a murder suspect. Welcome to Charlie's world) $16.00
Cleeves, Ann Silent Voices (Vera Stanhope #4: When Inspector Vera Stanhope finds a woman's body in the sauna at her gym, she wonders if for once it's death from natural causes, but a closer inspection reveals bruising on the victim's throat) $24.99
Coes, Ben The Last Refuge (Dewey Andreas #3: With time running out, Andreas must defeat his most fearsome opponent yet to stop Iran from nuking Tel Aviv) $9.99
Colfer, Eoin Plugged (Daniel McEvoy #1: First his girlfriend gets murdered in the casino parking lot. Then lots of people around him start dying, and not of natural causes. Suddenly Irish expat bouncer Dan McEvoy's got half the New Jersey mob, dirty cops and his man-crazy upstairs neighbor after him. And he still doesn't know what's going on) $14.95
Colfer, Eoin Screwed (Daniel McEvoy #2: Daniel McEvoy, a down-on-his-luck Irish bouncer at a seedy New Jersey bar, solved a bizarre string of murders with the help of a motley crew of unlikely characters. But when people around him continue to die mysteriously, Daniel is called into action once again) $25.95
Colquhoun, Kate Murder in the First-Class Carriage: The First Victorian Railway Killing (Nonfiction. Did a small, neat, mild-mannered, Dickens-reading tailor commit the first railway murder in history, an 1864 crime that shocked both America and Britain?) $15.95
Cook, Thomas H. Fatherhood and Other Stories (Short fiction from the acclaimed crime writer) $24.95
Coonts, Stephen Pirate Alley (Jake Grafton #11: A cruise ship has been captured by Somali pirates, but a captured Al Qaeda operative hints at a more dangerous conspiracy. Jake Grafton is assigned to negotiate with the pirate chief, while Tommy Carmellini and a team of operatives plan to save the hostages and keep the US from being maneuvered into war) $26.99
Cox, Greg The Bestseller Job (Leverage: PBO; Novel based on the TV show. The team sets out to keep a dead author's estranged brother from getting his hands on money the author planned to give to human-rights groups) $7.99
Cumming, Charles A Foreign Country (First an elderly French couple are brutally murdered while vacationing in Egypt. Next a young French accountant is kidnapped on the streets of Paris. Then the woman who is about to become head of MI6 disappears in the south of France. Desperate to find her, and to keep the press from learning that she's missing, the British turn to disgraced MI6 officer Thomas Kell) $9.99
de Giovanni, Maurizio Blood Curse (Ricciardi #2: Naples, 1931: An elderly woman has been beaten to death in her apartment. No one wants to talk to the cops, but Commissario Ricciardi and Brigadier Maione gradually learn that the victim was a fortuneteller who manipulated and deceived her clients, among them some of the city's rich and powerful) $17.00
Donally, Claire Cat Nap (Sunny & Shadow #2: PBO; Sunny agrees to help vet Jane Rigsdale confront her ex Martin about his money-grubbing ways. When Martin is murdered, Sunny and her cat Shadow team up to sniff out the killer and clear Jane's name) $7.99
Evans, Bill Blackmail Earth (In a high-stakes collision between extreme weather and international politics, the fate of the whole world hangs in the balance) $9.99
Fanning, Diane Sleep My Darlings (PBO; Nonfiction) $7.99
Flint, Shamini A Deadly Cambodian Crime Spree (Inspector Singh #4: When a key member of the international war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh is murdered, the authorities are determined to write off the incident as a random act of violence. But Inspector Singh, attending as an observer, thinks otherwise, and finds himself caught up in an case with its roots in the Cambodian killing fields) $12.95
Fluke, Joanne Video Kill (Reissue; Each victim resembles a Hitchcock star, each killing echoes one of the legendary director's films, and the only clue left behind is a gruesome video of the killer's handiwork. Allison knows her screenwriter husband has been extra busy lately. Katy knows her detective ex is hunting for the killer. Each senses something unusual about the men's behavior. But as they attempt to find the truth, they unwitting draw closer to a madman searching for his next leading lady) $7.99
Flynn, Gillian Gone Girl (Edgar finalist, best novel. Amy, a beautiful, clever, perfectionist, disappears on her wedding anniversary. Her husband Nick, the town's golden boy, parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Is he a killer? And if he isn't, where is Amy?) $15.00
French, Paul Midnight in Peking (Edgar finalist, best fact crime. Nonfiction. Peking, 1937: A British detective and a Chinese detective team up when the mutilated body of a British schoolgirl is discovered) $16.00
French, Tana Broken Harbor (Dublin Murder Squad #4: A man and his two young children are dead, and his wife is in intensive care. Mick Kennedy and his rookie partner think the case will be easy, but too many small things can't be explained. The half-dozen baby monitors, their cameras pointing at holes smashed in the family's walls. The files erased from the family computer. The story the wife told her sister about a shadowy intruder who was slipping past all locks) $16.00
Friedman, Daniel Don't Ever Get Old (Edgar finalist, best first novel. When Buck, an 87-year-old retired Memphis cop, learns that an old adversary may have escaped Germany with a fortune in stolen gold, he decides to hunt down the fugitive and claim the loot. His investigation quickly attracts unfriendly attention from a Mississippi loan shark, a 7' tall Hasidic Jew, and a bloodthirsty maniac) $14.99
Galbraith, Robert The Cuckoo's Calling (C.M. Strike #1: PI Strike is hired to investigate the death of a supermodel that the police have ruled a suicide) $25.99
Gapper, John A Fatal Debt (Ben Cowper is pressured into discharging an investment banker from the psych ward. Days later, news breaks of a fatal shooting at the banker's mansion. With circumstances conspiring to incriminate Ben, and a conviction-hungry DA closing in, Ben has no choice but to penetrate the banker's inner circle and expose the truth behind a web of malice disguised as madness) $7.99
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) $7.99
Goldsworthy, Adrian True Soldier Gentleman (106th Foot #1: 1808: Hamish Williams is a gentleman volunteer, serving with the ranks but living with the officers, and uncomfortable in both worlds. But he is determined to prove himself worthy of advancement, and with the 106th bound for Portugal to fight the French, he knows his chance is at hand) $12.95
Grabenstein, Chris Fun House (John Ceepak #7: Straight-arrow cop John Ceepak and his wisecracking young partner Danny Boyle are assigned to babysit the cast of a reality TV show, and try to keep the rowdy kids from breaking the law. Then a cast member is murdered, and others are threatened with the same fate) $14.95
Grabenstein, Chris Free Fall (John Ceepak #8: Wise-cracking cop Danny Boyle and straight-arrow Chief of Detectives John Ceepak do their best to help Danny's friend, a young nurse who claims she's been falsely accused of aggravated assault by a prestigious Jersey shore doctor. When one of the nurse's home health care patients turns up dead, Ceepak and Danny have to wonder. Did they just help a friend get away with murder?) $25.00
Graves, Sarah A Bat in the Belfry (Home Repair is Homicide #16: When the body of local teenager Karen Hansen is found in the steeple of the Seaman's Church, and evidence seems to point to one of Sam's friends, Jake and her sleuthing partner Ellie get to work) $26.00
Gray, Alex Sleep Like the Dead (Lorimer #8: There's a hitman in Glasgow, unpaid and angry, who's decided to settle his own debts. Without witnesses or much evidence, DCI Lorimer and his team struggle to solve the string of seemingly unconnected professional killings) $11.95
Hagberg, David Castro's Daughter (Kirk McGarvey #16: On his deathbed, Fidel Castro summons his illegitimate daughter Maria Leon, and makes her promise to contact Kirk McGarvey to help her on a quest to find Cibola, the fabled seven cities of gold. Desperate to find the elusive McGarvey, Leon kidnaps his closest friend) $7.99
Hallinan, Timothy Crashed (Junior Bender #1: Trey Annunziato has blackmailed burglar Junior Bender into acting as a PI on the set of Trey's porn movie, which someone keeps sabotaging. For Thistle Downing, a beloved child actress turned junkie, her starring role doing all that's unwholesome on camera will be a scandalous fall from grace. Junior knows what he should do - get Thistle out and find her help. But doing the right thing will put him on the wrong side of LA's scariest mob boss) $9.99
Hambly, Barbara Good Man Friday (Benjamin January #12: 1838: Benjamin January agrees to accompany sugar planter Henri Viellard and his young wife Chloe on a mission to Washington, DC, to search for their missing friend) $29.95
Hart, Carolyn Death Comes Silently (Death on Demand #22: While hosting a book signing by a popular local writer, Annie gets several voice mails from Gretchen Burkholt, who has scandalous news she's eager to share. When Annie goes to see her, she finds Gretchen dead, with an ax by her side) $7.99
Harvey, Michael The Innocence Game (Three Chicago journalism students, invited to participate in an elite class focused on exonerating the falsely accused, find themselves drawn into a web of distrust, deceit, and corruption when someone sends them two chilling clues to the long-ago murder of a young boy) $24.95
Hayder, Mo Poppet (Jack Caffery #6: After a patient is released from a high-security mental health ward, the staff realizes that he was connected to episodes of self-harm among the ward's patients, and that he was released in error. Will the terrifying little effigies he made provide the clues detective Jack Caffery needs to track down the man before he can kill again?) $25.00
Henshaw, Mark Red Cell (Two CIA outcasts, rookie agent Kyra Stryker and unorthodox analyst Jonathan Burke, must race to stop a secret Chinese weapon that threatens to provoke a world war) $16.00
Herron, Mick Dead Lions (Slough House #2: When a Cold War-era spy is found dead on a bus outside Oxford, far from his usual haunts, the irascible Jackson Lamb is convinced the man was murdered. As the disgraced MI5 agents of Slough House dig into the case, they uncover a tangle of Cold War secrets leading back to Alexander Popov, who is either a Soviet bogeyman, or the most dangerous man in the world) $25.95
Hillier, Jennifer Freak (Abby Maddox, serving time for slashing Jerry Isaac's throat during the harrowing capture of her serial-killer lover, may be the only key to solving a new wave of murders: the killer has been sending her love letters, and carving the message 'Free Abby Maddox' on his victims' bodies. Jerry must coax the truth from isolated, dangerous Abby, before her number-one fan takes another life) $7.99
Hjorth/Rosenfeldt Dark Secrets (Sebastian Bergman #1: When a teenage boy disappears, then is found dead in a marsh, the police ask psychologist and profiler Sebastian Bergman to help with the case. The investigation uncovers disturbing secrets about the boy's past) $14.99
Hooper, Kay Haven (Bishop/Special Crimes #13: An investigator who uses her psychic abilities in her work, Jessie has long been plagued by something that happened to her as a teen. She's come back home to uncover the truth - and the ones responsible. Could her sister Emma's nightmares about girls being tortured and killed be connected to Jessie's quest?) $9.99
Jagger, R.J. A Way with Murder (PI Bryson Wilde finds himself entangled in two deadly assignments, one for a young raven-haired attorney on the run, and the other for a pretty little dollface who is too mysterious to trust and too hypnotic to resist) $14.95
Jance, J.A. Judgment Call (Joanna Brady #15: Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady's personal and professional worlds collide when her daughter Jenny stumbles across the murdered body of the principal from her high school. The ensuing investigation reveals secrets no parent wants to hear) $9.99
Kadare, Ismail The File on H. (Reissue; 1930s: On a trip to the Albanian highlands to research the tradition of the oral epic, two Americans with an early model of a marvelous invention - the tape recorder - are mistaken for spies; their reseach excites suspicion and puts them in the middle of Balkan ethnic strife) $14.95
Kadare, Ismail The Pyramid (Reissue; 26th century BCE: Cheops wants to forgo the construction of his pyramid, but his court sages tell him the pyramid is not a tomb, but a paradox: designed to appease the masses by oppressing them, wasting the country's wealth to keep security and prosperity, ever the fonts of sedition, at bay. As the pyramid begins to rise, rumors multiply, a secret police force is formed, and conspiracies - real and imagined - swirl around the edifice) $14.95
Kadare, Ismail The Successor (Reissue; Mehmet Shehu, the man expected to succeed hated Albanian dictator Enver Hoxha, has died suddenly and mysteriously. Did he commit suicide or was he murdered? That is the burning question) $14.95
Kang, Jay Caspian The Dead Do Not Improve (After his elderly neighbor is murdered, Philip Kim finds himself the focus of an elaborate, violent scheme. In a suddenly menacing San Francisco, he must fend off militant surfers and aggressive creative writing students as he - aided by the laconic cops handling his case - tries to find out who's causing the trouble) $15.00
Kava, Alex Fireproof (Maggie O'Dell #10: Called to DC to investigate a string of fires, Maggie is surprised that the local team suspects an angry young man when everything she sees leads her to believe they're the work of a calcuating and controlled criminal) $7.99
Koontz, Dean Odd Apocalypse (Odd Thomas #5: The magnificent West Coast property known as Roseland is home to a reclusive billionaire and his servants. And at the moment it's also a port in the storm for Odd Thomas and Annamaria. But there's more to Roseland than meets the eye, and Odd soon suspects it may be more hell than haven) $9.99
Krajewski, Marek The End of the World in Breslau (Eberhard Mock #2: 1927, Breslau, Poland: It falls to Criminal Councillor Eberhard Mock to investigate two elaborate and sadistic murders that are discovered within days of each other. The case takes him still further into the Breslau underworld he knows only too well) $24.95
Krueger, William Kent Trickster's Point (Cork O'Connor #12: Cork's wilderness bow hunting trip with Minnesota's first Native American governor-elect, Jubal Little, goes very wrong when Jubal is shot through the heart with one of Cork's arrows. Cork knows he's been set up, and as he works to clear his name and track the real killer, he recalls his long, complex relationship with Jubal, the Native kid who wanted to be a populist politician but grew into a man capable of treachery and murder) $16.00
Lackberg, Camilla The Stranger (Patrik Hedstrom #4: A Fjallbacka woman is killed in a car crash, but it isn't a clear-cut drunk driving case. The victim's blood contains high alcohol levels, but she rarely drank a drop. Meanwhile, a reality TV show begins shooting in the town, and a drunken party ends with an unpopular contestant's murder. Could there be a murderer among the cast and crew?) $25.95
le Carre, John A Delicate Truth (2008: Wildlife, a counter-terrorist operation, is being mounted on the British crown colony of Gibraltar to abduct a high-value jihadist arms-buyer. 2011: A disgraced Special Forces soldier delivers a message from the dead. Was Operation Wildlife the success it was cracked up to be, or a human tragedy that was ruthlessly covered up? Signed copies expected) $28.95
Leon, Donna Beastly Things (Brunetti #21: The body of a man is found in a canal, damaged by tides, carrying no wallet, and wearing only one shoe. Commissario Guido Brunetti has little to work with: no locals have been reported missing, and no hotel guests have disappeared. The only clue comes from the autopsy: the man suffered from a rare disease) $15.00
Lock, Joan Dead Image (Ernest Best #1: 1874: The explosion was heard 20 miles away. It killed boatmen and wrecked an artist's villa. But what caused the Regents Park explosion? Fenian bombs? Sabotage by rival railways? Or was it something personal? And whose was the other body found in the canal? Scotland Yard's Sgt. Ernest Best struggles to find the answers) $14.95
Lovesey, Peter The Tooth Tattoo (Peter Diamond #13: Bath, England: A body is found in the city canal, and the only clue to the dead woman's identity is a musical note tattooed on her tooth. For Head of CID Peter Diamond, who wouldn't know a Stradivarius from a French horn, the investigation is his most demanding ever; Signed copies expected) $25.95
Manfredi, Valerio Massimo The Ancient Curse (Fabrizio, a young archaeologist, has discovered that a famous Etruscan statue contains a mysterious object when a phone call warns him to abandon his research at once. How is this connected to a series of gruesome deaths, where the victims were involved in the desecration of a tomb, and seem to have been torn apart by a beast of unimaginable size?) $10.95
Mark, David Original Skin (Aector McAvoy #2: When a depressed young man is found strung up naked in his East Yorkshire apartment, the authorities are only too happy to call it a suicide, but DS Aector McAvoy soon begins to suspect that someone has gotten away with murder) $26.95
Matthews, Jason Red Sparrow (In Putin-era Russia, a young Russian spy, unwillingly trained as a seductress, and a first-tour CIA officer, handler for America's most valuable mole in Moscow, collide in a charged atmosphere of tradecraft, deception, and a forbidden spiral of carnal attraction) $26.99
McGee, James Hawkwood (UK title: Ratcatcher) (Matthew Hawkwood #1: 1811: Ordered to investigate the double murder of a coachman and a naval courier, Bow Street Runner Matthew Hawkwood wonders about the high-level interest in this ordinary case. Then another body is discovered, revealing ties to a Napoleonic plot against Britain) $15.95
McGee, James Rapscallion (Matthew Hawkwood #3: For a French prisoner of war, there is only one fate worse than the gallows: the prison ships. Few survive their dreadful conditions. Yet reports persist of a sinister smuggling operation within this brutal world. When the officers sent to investigate disappear, the Royal Navy turns to Bow Street for help. It's time to send in Hawkwood) $25.95
Meltzer, Brad (ed) The Mystery Box (Mystery Writers of America Presents) (Anthology; original short stories by top thriller writers: $24.95 hc also available) $15.99
Mogford, Thomas Shadow of the Rock (Spike Sanguinetti #1: When his old school friend Solomon shows up in Gibraltar, accused of a murder in Tangier, lawyer Spike Sanguinetti heads to Tangier to try to delay extradition. Solomon's boss at Dunetech, on the verge of financing an enormous solar-power site in the Sahara, wants the trial delayed. A Bedouin girl insists Dunetech is behind her father's disappearance. Spike must uncover the truth in a world of corruption and murderous lies) $16.00
Mugavero, Liz Kneading to Die (Pawsitively Organic #1: PBO; When she finds the town vet dead under a pile of kibble, and becomes the prime suspect, Stan Connor must find the real killer before she can get back to work baking organic pet treats) $7.99
Myers, Tamar The Girl Who Married an Eagle (Belgian Congo #4: PBO; Young American missionary Julia Newton is teaching at a boarding school for runaway child brides in the Belgian Congo. Escaping an arranged marriage, eight-year-old Early Dusk makes her way to the school. As Congolese independence looms, and Early Dusk's jilted husband seeks revenge, it's up to Julia and Early Dusk to try to save the school, with some help from Cripple, Their Death, and Amanda Brown) $13.99
Nesbo, Jo Phantom (Harry Hole #9: When the boy he helped raise is arrested for murder, Harry returns to Oslo to prove that Oleg isn't a killer. Barred from rejoining the police force, Harry undertakes an increasingly dangerous, solitary investigation) $14.95
O'Shea, Dan Penance (John Lynch #1: An old woman steps out of a confessional and is shot dead by a sniper with what at first appears to be an impossible shot. A team is dispatched from Langley to put the shooter - and anyone else who gets in the way - in a body bag before a half-century of national secrets are revealed. Chicago detective John Lynch finds himself cast into an underworld of political corruption and guilty secrets, as he tries to uncover the truth before another innocent citizen gets killed) $14.99
O'Sullivan, Kathryn Foal Play (Winner of the Malice Domestic Best First Traditional Mystery Novel competition. When a dead body washes up on the shore of their Outer Banks town, fire chief Colleen McCabe is determined to investigate, even though sheriff Bill Dorman makes it clear he doesn't want her poking around) $24.99
Palmer, Daniel Stolen (When their cut-rate insurance won't cover his wife's treatment, John Bodine steals a customer's identity and files a false claim for Ruby's medication. The plan works perfectly - until the customer contacts John and demands they commit crimes. John assumes it's a sick joke, until people start dying) $25.00
Parker, R/Atkins, A Wonderland (Spenser #41: Boxing trainer Henry Cimoli asks Spenser for help: a developer is trying to buy Henry's condo, and sent thugs to move the process along. Spenser and his apprentice Sixkill find a trail leading to a mysterious woman, a Las Vegas kingpin, and a plan to turn a chunk of land north of Boston into a casino) $26.95
Parker, Richard Scare Me (A wealthy businessman gets an anonymous call asking him when he last Googled himself. Online he finds a website has been set up in his name, showing photos of the inside of his house, along with photos of six houses he's never seen before. In the first of those, a gruesome murder has already take place. Then he's told that, to keep his family safe, he has to visit each of the houses in person - before the police discover what has happened there) $14.99
Parra, Nancy J. Gluten for Punishment (Baker's Treat #1: PBO; When a local wheat farmer is murdered outside her gluten-free bakery, Toni is determined to find the killer before bad publicity and vandalism shut her down) $7.99
Patterson, J/Ellis, D Guilty Wives (A dream trip to a luxurious Monte Carlo resort for four days of pampering becomes a nightmare when Abbie and her three best friends are framed for a double murder. Who wants them locked away for life?) $9.99
Patterson, J/Paetro, M 12th of Never (Women's Murder Club #12: After her daughter's birth, Lindsay Boxer returns to work to face two high-profile cases) $27.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Prison Code (Executioner #414: PBO; When a plot to unleash WMD on US soil is discovered in a coded message, all clues lead to a notorious prison in upstate New York; Bolan goes in undercover as an inmate to stop the attack from happening) $5.99
Pitcher, Chelsea The S-Word (YA; Lizzie in bed with Angie's boyfriend? Angie stops talking to her, and doesn't intervene when Lizzie gets branded a slut. But after Lizzie kills herself, photocopies of her diary show up around school. Angry that someone is still targeting Lizzie after her death, Angie uses clues from the diary to investigate. Exactly who made Lizzie feel life was no longer worth living?) $10.99
Purser, Ann The Sleeping Salesman Enquiry (Ivy Beasley #4: PBO; After the banns of Ivy and Roy's marriage are announced, and an anonymous voice shouts out a protest, the wedding may be off. And with the discovery of a body in a bed in a nearby furniture shop, Ivy and her team of sleuths at Enquire Within may be closer to a dangerous reception than they realize) $7.99
Rodriguez, Linda Every Broken Trust (Skeet Bannion #2: A party to celebrate the visit of a Kansas City politician and his entourage rapidly turns to disaster when Skeet's best friend Karen finds a body in the University's storage caves and is attacked herself) $25.99
Sandford, John Stolen Prey (Lucas Davenport #22: In Deephaven, MN, an entire family has been killed - husband, wife, two daughters, dogs. It looks an awful lot like the kind of retribution Lucas has seen in drug killings, but the husband was a banker. It just doesn't seem to fit. Until it does - and leads Lucas into the darkest nightmare of his life) $9.99
Sandford, John Silken Prey (Lucas Davenport #23: When a political fixer disappears, the clues lead troublingly to the Minneapolis police department, and then to a woman who has very definite ideas about the way the world should work, and the money and ruthlessness to make it happen - no matter who gets in the way) $27.95
Santora, Nick Fifteen Digits (After five blue-collar guys who handle mountains of sensitive paperwork for a law firm are approached by an ambitious young attorney looking for information, they decide to use the documents that pass through their hands every day to get rich. But when the massive amounts of money get noticed, they'll find they're in too deep) $14.99
Saylor, Steven The Seven Wonders (Roma Sub Rosa Prequel: 92 BC: 18-year-old Gordianus and his tutor embark on a journey to see the Seven Wonders of the World. At each of the Wonders, they encounter a mystery to challenge their powers of deduction) $14.99
Simmons, Dan Flashback (The US is near collapse, but 87% of the population doesn't care: they're addicted to a drug that allows them to re-experience the best moments of their lives. When an addicted ex-detective investigates the murder of a government advisor's son, he becomes the one man who may be able to change the course of an entire nation that is turning away from the future to live in the past) $9.99
Smith, Alexander McCall A Conspiracy of Friends (Corduroy Mansions #3: There's never a dull moment for the residents of Corduroy Mansions, but uppermost in everyone's mind is terrier Freddie de la Hay, who has disappeared while on a mystery tour around the Suffolk countryside) $15.00
Soos, Troy Murder at Wrigley Field (Mickey Rawlings #3: Reissue; Chicago, 1918: Major League baseball may be suspended for the duration of the war, and anti-German sentiment is running high. When Mickey's best friend, rookie Willie Kaiser, is shot right on the diamond, Mickey doesn't buy the official explanation of a stray bullet, and decides to investigate) $14.00
Spillane/Collins Complex 90 (Mike Hammer: In Moscow with a conservative politician on a fact-finding mission, Hammer is imprisoned by the KGB on a bogus charge, and creates an international incident by getting into a fire fight with Russian agents. A single question dogs him: Why was he singled out to accompany the senator to Russia in the first place?) $22.99
Staab, Rochelle Hex on the Ex (Mind for Murder #3: PBO; After Liz's ex-husband Jarret encounters a death omen, her former best friend Laycee is found dead in Jarret's home. When Liz becomes prime suspect, she turns to occult professor Nick Garfield for help) $7.99
Stanley, Michael Deadly Harvest (Detective Kubu #4: PBO; Kubu and Samantha, the only woman detective on the Botswana police force, investigate a series of disappearances and murders, trying to find out who is using human body parts to make their potions more potent) $14.99
Stuart, Julia The Pigeon Pie Mystery (When Indian Princess Alexandrina is left penniless, Queen Victoria grants her, and her maid Pooki, a home in Hampton Court Palace. Alexandrina is befriended by three eccentric widows, who invite her to a picnic. When one of the guests dies after eating a pie Pooki baked, she becomes the #1 suspect. Alexandrina isn't about to let her faithful servant hang, and begins an investigation of her own) $14.95
Sweeney, Leann The Cat, the Mill, and the Murder (Cats in Trouble #5: PBO; When Jillian volunteered to help relocate a feral cat colony living in an abandoned mill, she never expected to find a woman living there. Jeannie refuses to leave the mill or abandon the ghost of her cat, but ends up being taken out on a stretcher following an accident. Then a body is found concealed in the mill. It's up to Jillian and a mysterious new feline friend to find out who the killer is) $7.99
Swierczynski, Duane Point & Shoot (Charlie Hardie #3: Charlie finds himself trapped inside an orbiting satellite, with a year's supply of air, food, and water, and no way to communicate. He must complete his twelve months' duty, or his family will have an 'accident'. He discovers his prison contains the most dangerous secrets in the world - and to make his family safe, he'll have to use those secrets as leverage against his faceless captors) $14.99
Tanenbaum, Robert K. Bad Faith (Butch Karp #24: When a boy dies of treatable cancer because his parents relied on prayer instead of seeking medical help, New York DA Butch Karp prosecutes the parents for reckless manslaughter. The case develops an unexpected twist: their spiritual advisor is the beneficiary of the boy's life insurance) $9.99
Thompson, Victoria Murder on Fifth Avenue (Gaslight #14: Upper-class Felix Decker opposes his daughter Sarah's involvement with an Irish Catholic policeman. But when a member of the exclusive Knickerbocker Club is killed, Decker forms an uneasy alliance with Detective Sergeant Frank Malloy to discreetly solve the murder) $7.99
Toyne, Simon The Key (Liv Adamsen #2: Liv and Gabriel uncover a revelation dating back to the creation of man. Meanwhile, the Sancti are determined to reclaim the Sacrament and restore their source of power. Liv and Gabriel must elude capture, and journey to the place where all life began to find the answers before it's too late) $9.99
Vachss, Andrew Mortal Lock (PBO; Previously uncollected noir-tinged stories, plus a screenplay) $15.95
Viets, Elaine Final Sail (Dead-End Job #11: To catch a jewel smuggler, Helen goes undercover as a stewardess on a private yacht) $7.99
Waid, Mark et al A Very Civil Armageddon (Steed and Mrs. Peel #1: Full color graphic novel. The Hellfire Club has infiltrated all aspects of British society, and John Steed and Emma Peel can't trust anyone - except one another) $14.99
Webb, Debra Rage (Faces of Evil #4: Jess investigates the dismemberment of a Birmingham cop's wife. The discovery of two more headless victims makes Jess wonder if it's a gang-related slaying, a personal vendetta, or something else) $5.99
Wilson, F. Paul The Touch (Adversary Cycle #3: Reissue; Dr. Alan Bulmer discovers one day that he can cure any illness with the touch of his hand. Although he tries to hide his power, word inevitably leaks out, and his life begins to unravel. Plus bonus story 'Dat-tay-vao') $7.99
Wood, Tom The Enemy (Victor #2: Assassin Victor has joined forces with a CIA special unit. His first assignment: Three strangers. Three hits, fast and clean. It should have been simple, but with each hit he plunges deeper into a conspiracy where no one, least of all the people he knows, can be trusted) $9.99
Xiaolong, Qiu Don't Cry, Tai Lake (Chen Cao #7: Shanghai's Inspector Chen has his vacation at Tai Lake interrupted by the murder of the director of one of the local factories responsible for polluting the lake. The local police suspect the leader of an ecological group, and Chen must tread carefully to uncover the truth) $14.99
Young, Tom The Renegades (Parson & Gold #3: American troops rush to deliver aid after an earthquake hits Afghanistan. But a Taliban splinter group begins shooting medical workers, downing helicopters, and killing anyone who accepts aid. Parson, Gold, and the Afghan aircrews must find a way to strike back) $9.99
Zerries, A.J. Stealing from the Dead (Detective Greta Strasser uncovers a murderous plot to steal millions from Holocaust survivors) $7.99
Zimmerman, Jean The Orphanmaster (New Amsterdam, 1663: Orphans are disappearing, and among those looking into things are 22-year-old trader Blandine van Couvering, herself an orphan, and British spy Edward Drummond. Suspects abound, including the governor's nephew, and the colony's own corrupt orphanmaster) $16.00

EXPECTED MID-MAY

Ahmad, A.X. The Caretaker (Ranjit Singh, a disgraced Indian Army Captain, works as a caretaker on Martha's Vineyard. Needing a place to stay, he moves his family into a senator's empty house. When armed men break in looking for an antique porcelain doll, Singh is drawn into the senator's shadowy world) $24.99
Anderson, Howard Albert of Adelaide (Albert the platypus escapes from the Adelaide Zoo and sets out in search of the fabled 'Old Australia', a land of liberty and peace for animals. On his journey, he encounters a pyromaniac wombat, drunken bandicoots, and gun-slinging kangaroos, and discovers a skill for survival he never knew he had) $14.99
Bonk, John J. Madhattan Mystery (Kids; When Lexi overhears a plot to steal Cleopatra's jewels from New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, she and her brother Kevin join forces with budding investigative journalist Kim, hoping to track down the thieves and rake in the reward money. Can the kids find out who's behind the jewel heist without getting into too much trouble themselves?) $7.99
Brandreth, Gyles Oscar Wilde and the Murders at Reading Gaol (Oscar Wilde #6: France, 1897: Oscar Wilde shares a drink with a mysterious stranger, and recounts the tale of his time in Reading Gaol, where, despite the harsh terms of his confinement, he was asked to investigate the murders of a brutal warder and the prison chaplain) $16.00
Brown, Dan Inferno (Robert Langdon #4: In Italy, symbologist Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on Dante's Inferno , battling a chilling adversary and grappling with an ingenious riddle that pulls him into a landscape of classical art, secret passageways, and futuristic science) $29.95
Buckley, Christopher They Eat Puppies, Don't They? (In an attempt to gain Congressional approval for a top-secret weapons system, lobbyist Bird McIntrye and Neo-Con wonkette Angel Templeton start a rumor that the Chinese secret service is trying to assassinate the Dalai Lama) $14.99
Casey, Jane The Last Girl (Maeve Kerrigan #3: 14-year-old Lydia returns to her London home to discover the bodies of her mother and twin sister in the living room, while her father, barrister Philip Kennford, lies unconscious and bleeding upstairs. DC Maeve Kerrigan and DI Josh Derwent suspect that Kennford might have staged the attack on himself after killing his wife and daughter. But Kennford is a self-possessed, intelligent man who knows criminal law inside out; proving that he's guilty will be difficult) $24.99
Coonts, Deborah Lucky Bastard (Lucky O'Toole #4: The resort is hosting a car show; Lucky's day takes a turn for the worse when a woman's body is found on the hood of a Ferrari with a stiletto heel embedded in her carotid artery) $25.99
Corby, Gary Sacred Games (Nicolaos #3: 460 BCE: Nico's best friend Timodemus is competing at the Olympics in the pankration, a deadly martial art. His only serious rival is Parmonos from Sparta. When Parmonos is found beaten to death, the Judges are sure Timodemus is the killer - who else could have killed such a great fighter? Nico and Diotima have four days to save their friend from a death sentence) $25.95
Corley, Elizabeth Requiem Mass (Andrew Fenwick #1: Twenty years ago, a young woman fell to her death. There were four schoolmates with her at the time, and one or more of them were responsible. Now someone is bent on vengeance, and DCI Andrew Fenwick is caught in a desperate race to stop the killer's vendetta) $24.99
Cronin, Doreen The Legend of Diamond Lil (J.J. Tully #2: Kids; All search-and-rescue dog J.J. Tully wants is to enjoy his retirement. But mama chicken Moosh and chicks Dirt and Sugar are acting strange. A possum keeps finding its way into the chicken coop. And J.J. has questions about Diamond Lil, the fancy new dog next door. He'll have to track down the clues and sniff out the evidence to save the day) $5.99
Davis, Lindsey Master and God (A fire in first-century Rome leads to a lifelong friendship between Gaius Vinius, an imperial bodyguard, and Flavia Lucilla, a member of the imperial court who creates toupees for the balding Emperor Domitian. Together they watch Domitian's once-talented rule unravel into madness and cruelty, until those closest to him conspire to remove him) $16.99
Delaney, Luke Cold Killing (What looks like a straightforward domestic murder ensnares London DI Sean Corrigan in an increasingly dangerous game with a serial killer who changes his MO with each kill and leaves no forensic evidence behind) $14.99
DeSilva, Bruce Cliff Walk (Liam Mulligan #2: At first there appears to be no connection between the discovery of a child's severed arm in the garbage of a pig farm and the murder of an internet pornographer. But as investigative reporter Liam Mulligan digs into Rhode Island's thriving sex business, strange connections emerge. Promised free sex with hookers if he minds his own business - and a beating if he doesn't - Mulligan enlists Thanks-Dad, the newspaper publisher's son, and Attila the Nun, the state's colorful Attorney General, in his quest for the truth) $14.99
Erdrich, Louise The Round House (Winner, 2012 National Book Award. 1988: Geraldine Coutts, an Ojibwe woman living on a North Dakota reservation, is brutally attacked, but refuses to share the details of what happened with the police, or with her husband Bazil, the tribal judge. Bazil searches for clues to the attacker's identity and motives. Meanwhile, their 13-year-old son Joe sets out with three friends to find the truth) $15.99
Fesperman, Dan The Double Game (A few years before the fall of the Berlin Wall, a spook turned novelist reveals to young journalist Bill Cage that he'd once considered spying for the enemy. Two decades later, Cage receives an anonymous note hinting that he should have dug deeper, and sets out to find the truth) $15.95
Gibson, Gregory The Old Turk's Load (1967: When a five million dollar shipment of heroin disappears, crime lord Angelo DiNoto isn't the only one willing to turn over every rock (and bust some heads, arms, legs, etc.) to locate it) $24.00
Goldenbaum, Sally Angora Alibi (Seaside Knitters #7: When the young man who did odd jobs at the doctor's office is murdered, it will take the Seaside Knitters' attention to patterns - and their commitment to bringing Izzy and Sam's baby into a peaceful town - to solve the mystery) $24.95
Grecian, Alex The Black Country (Murder Squad #2: When members of a prominent family disappear from a village in the British Midlands, the local constable sends for Scotland Yard. Inspector Walter Day, Sgt. Nevil Hammersmith, and Dr. Bernard Kingsley respond. But the villagers have secrets, and the more the three investigate, the more they realize they may never be allowed to leave) $26.95
Griffiths, Elly A Room Full of Bones (Galloway & Nelson #4: When Ruth Galloway arrives to supervise the opening of a coffin containing the bones of a medieval bishop, she finds the museum's curator lying dead. Soon after, the museum's owner is also found dead. Ruth and DCI Harry Nelson must discover how Aboriginal skulls, drug smuggling, and the mystery of 'The Dreaming' hold the answers to these deaths) $14.95
Hallinan, Timothy Little Elvises (Junior Bender #2: Having unfortunately developed a reputation as a competent PI for crooks, Junior is now being bullied into proving that an aging music industry mogul didn't murder the nasty tabloid journalist he'd threatened to kill) $14.00
Hanson, Victor Davis The End of Sparta (The battles of one of the greatest generals of ancient Greece, Epaminondas, are seen through the eyes of Melon, a farmer who leaves his fields to serve in the army and help spread democracy) $18.00
Harris, Charlaine Dead Ever After (Southern Vampire #13: A shocking murder rocks Bon Temps, and Sookie is arrested for the crime. The evidence against her is weak, and she makes bail. Investigating the killing, she'll learn that what passes for truth in Bon Temps is only a convenient lie) $27.95
Hart, Carolyn Dead, White, and Blue (Death on Demand #23: On July 4th, two islanders disappear. Annie and Max soon find themselves following a twisted trail marked by adultery, blackmail, and betrayal as they pursue a cold-blooded killer) $25.95
Hunt, Alaric Cuts Through Bone (Winner of the PWA Best First Private Eye Novel competition. A Manhattan heiress has been murdered with a gun belonging to her fiance Greg Olsen. Hired to get Olsen off, PI Clayton Guthrie and his young associate Rachel Vasquez search for an elusive eyewitness while butting heads with the NYPD) $24.99
Jakubowski, Maxim (ed) The Mammoth Book of Best British Mysteries 10 (Anthology) $13.95
Kane, Ben Rebellion (Spartacus #2: After their victories over the Roman army, Spartacus wants to lead his men over the Alps and home, but Castus and Gannicus want to march on Rome and bring the Republic to its knees) $26.99
Krosoczka, Jarrett J. The Frog Who Croaked (Platypus Police Squad #1: Kids; Hotshot rookie Rick Zengo and hard-nosed old-timer Corey O'Malley investigate a crime at the docks involving a missing schoolteacher of the amphibious persuasion and a duffle bag full of illegal fish. All the clues point to Kalamazoo's most powerful businessman) $12.99
Lehane, Dennis Live by Night (Edgar finalist, best novel. Joe Coughlin, the youngest son of a prominent Boston police captain, moves from childhood petty theft up the ladder of organized crime, enjoying the riches, thrills, and notoriety of being an outlaw in the Prohibition era) $16.99
Lipperman, Lizbeth Heard It Through the Grapevine (Dead Sister Talking #1: PBO; The death of her sister Tessa brings Lainey Garcia back to her Texas hometown, where she finds herself confronted by Tessa's ghost. Lainey and her surviving sisters set out to fulfill Tessa's beyond-the-grave wish: finding out who killed her. Hidden among the vines of Tessa's wine-making business is a killer who will stop at nothing to get what he wants) $14.99
Lutz, Lisa Trail of the Spellmans (Spellmans #5: When parents hire Spellman Investigations to follow their daughter, Rae is assigned to the case, but fakes the surveillance reports. A socialite has Izzy follow her husband, despite a conspicuous lack of suspicion. Then a man hires the firm to follow his sister, who turns out to be the socialite) $15.00
MacBride, Stuart Close to the Bone (Logan McRae #8: Someone's leaving little knots of bones outside DI McRae's house, but he has bigger things to worry about. Rival drug gangs are fighting; two teen lovers are missing; someone's crippling Asian immigrants; and Logan's been lumbered with an ambitious new DS, a mountain of paperwork, and unwelcome attention from his superiors and the local crime boss) $24.99
MacInerney, Karen Brush with Death (Gray Whale Inn #5: PBO; When she finds her niece Gwen's mentor dead, innkeeper Natalie Barnes sets out to uncover the truth behind the murder) $14.99
Macintyre, Ben Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies (Edgar finalist, best fact crime. The story of the spies who paved the way for the successful D-Day invasion of Normandy by tricking the Nazis into believing that the Allies would attack Calais and Norway) $15.00
MacNeal, Susan Elia His Majesty's Hope (Maggie Hope #3: PBO; Maggie's first assignment as a member of the elite Special Operations Executive sends her to infiltrate the highest levels of Berlin society, gathering information to pass on to London HQ. But the secrets she unveils will expose a darker, more dangerous side of WWII, and of her own past) $15.00
McKinty, Adrian I Hear the Sirens in the Street (Troubles #2: Northern Ireland, 1982: A torso in a suitcase turns out to belong to an American tourist who once served in the US military. When the trail leads to the doorstep of a beautiful young woman whose husband was recently assassinated by the IRA, detective Sean Duffy finds himself caught between his romantic instincts, gross professional misconduct, and powerful men he should know better than to mess with) $15.95
Moehringer, J.R. Sutton (Novel based on the life of bank robber Willie Sutton) $15.99
Morrell, David Murder as a Fine Art (19th century London: In a series of horrific murders, the killer seems to be imitating Thomas De Quincey's true crime pamphlet. Determined to prevent more atrocities, but crippled by opium addiction, De Quincey searches for the killer, aided by his daughter Emily and two determined Scotland Yard detectives) $25.99
Mosley, Walter Little Green (Easy Rawlins #12: 1967: Easy cruises the hippified streets of the Sunset Strip in search of a missing young black man - and maybe his own rebirth) $25.95
Nesbo, Jo The Redeemer (Harry Hole #6: Harry Hole, the Oslo police department's best investigator and worst civil servant, pursues a desperate, faceless contract killer on a chase that leads to the darkest corners of the former Yugoslavia) $25.95
Nesser, Hakan Munster's Case (Van Veeteren #6: When they win a modest lottery prize, four old men toast their good luck at a celebratory dinner, but one of them ends the day drunk, belligerent - and dead in his bed, stabbed 28 times. The investigation brings more questions than answers, until the man's widow confesses. Case solved - until the man's formidable neighbor disappears and then is found murdered. Van Veeteren's sidekick Detective Munster and his team chase clues that indicate the murders are linked) $15.00
Newsome, Richard The Mask of Destiny (Archer Legacy #3: Kids; Gerald, Sam, and Ruby are at the Old Bailey for the murder trial of Sir Mason Green, hoping their longtime enemy will be put away for good. But just as the trial is about to begin, Green is killed - and Gerald is framed for the murder. Mr. Fry and the kids go on the run to find the third jeweled casket and clear Gerald's name) $6.99
Pajer, Bernadette Capacity for Murder (Professor Bradshaw #3: Famed for its rest-cure, fermented diets, and electrotherapeutics, no one has ever died at Healing Sands Sanitarium. Until now. When Professor Bradshaw is summoned to investigate, his only clue to foul play is as insubstantial as smoke - to anyone other than an electrical engineer) $14.95
Patterson, J/Ledwidge, M Zoo (All over the world, brutal attacks are crippling cities. Biologist Jackson Oz watches the escalating events with a sense of dread, and, with the help of ecologist Chloe Tousignant, races to warn world leaders. Soon there will be no place left for humans to hide) $14.99
Pullman, Philip Two Crafty Criminals! And How They Were Captured by the Daring Detectives of the New Cut Gang (Kids; London, 1894: 11-year-old Benny leads a ragtag gang of neighborhood children who use improbable disguises and crazy ruses to investigate cases involving counterfeit coins and stolen silver) $6.99
Runcie, James Sidney Chambers and the Perils of the Night (Sidney Chambers #2: Cambridge, England, 1950s: Full-time priest and part-time sleuth Canon Sidney Chambers, working in tandem with the increasingly exasperated Inspector Geordie Keating, is called on to investigate several crimes) $16.00
Russell, S. Thomas (Sean) Take, Burn, or Destroy (Charles Hayden #3: 1794: Ordered to destroy a French frigate sailing from Le Havre and gather intelligence from a royalist spy, Hayden learns of French plans to invade England. The enemy is lying in wait as they attempt to return to Portsmouth to give warning, and a dangerous chase out into the Atlantic sends them into the clutches of a French squadron) $27.95
Slan, Joanna Campbell Picture Perfect Corpse (Kiki Lowenstein #6: PBO; Kiki survived the deadly shoot-out, and her unborn baby is right as rain. Detective Chad Detweiler is overjoyed about becoming a father. But their good luck plummets when Chad's ex is found shot to death and the police trace the bullets to Chad's revolver) $14.99
Spencer, S/Guster, B Psych's Guide to Fighting Crime for the Totally Unqualified (PBO; Shawn Spencer shows you how to become a fake psychic - and a real detective - using his field-tested methods of crime-fighting awesomeness) $15.99
Talty, Stephan Agent Garbo (Nonfiction. The little-known WWII espionage story of Juan Pujol, who convinced Hitler's Abwehr that he had a ring of spies in Britain, and pulled off one of the greatest feats of any double agent: he fooled Hitler and disguised D-Day) $15.95
Thompson, Victoria Murder in Chelsea (Gaslight #15: A woman has inquired after Catherine, the abandoned child Sarah has taken as her daughter, claiming she was Catherine's nursemaid and is acting on behalf of the girl's mother to reunite them. But when Sergeant Frank Malloy tries to verify the woman's identity, he finds she has been murdered) $25.95
Tuomainen, Antti The Healer (In the near future, Helsinki is battling climate change. In a city wracked by flooding, disease, and a crumbling social order, Tapani Lehtinen searches for his missing wife Johanna, a journalist who was researching a story about a politically-motivated serial killer. Tapani's search uncovers secrets from Johanna's past that connect her to the murders she was investigating) $25.00
Ulfelder, Steve Shotgun Lullaby (Conway Sax #3: Gus is a wise-ass who drives Conway nuts, but also reminds him of his estranged son. So Conway is helping Gus stay sober. When there's a triple homicide at the halfway house, Conway suspects Gus was the intended victim, and resolves to find the killer) $25.99
Viets, Elaine Board Stiff (Dead-End Job #12: One of Sunny Jim's customers was killed in a paddle boarding mishap, and he's sure it was no accident. Helen and Phil are going to have to work fast to catch the killer before he pulls another victim under) $23.95
Watson, Geoff Edison's Gold (Kids; Tom Edison's only hope to stop his family from moving to Kansas is solving a family mystery. The famous ancestor he's named for had discovered the formula for changing metal into gold. Can Tom and his friends uncover the formula in time, and escape the clutches of an evil billionaire?) $7.99
Wein, Elizabeth Code Name Verity (YA; Edgar finalist, best young adult novel. 1943: A British spy plane crashes in France. One of the girls has a chance at survival. The other has lost the game before it's barely begun. When 'Verity' is arrested by the Gestapo, her Nazi interrogators give her a simple choice: reveal her mission or face execution. As she intricately weaves her confession, Verity uncovers her past, how she became friends with the pilot, and why she left her in the wrecked plane. But will trading her secrets be enough to save her from the enemy?) $9.99
Young, Felicity Antidote to Murder (Dody McCleland #2: PBO; 1911: Autopsy surgeon Dody McCleland finds herself framed for the murder of a scullery maid who died from a bungled abortion) $16.00


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