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Newsletter #104 December, 2013 February, 2014

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Mystery Scene #131 (Articles about Margaret Maron, Mark Billingham, Elmore Leonard; reviews, more) $7.50
Audry, Richard The Karma of King Harald (After his business tanks and his wife leaves him, Andy Skyberg heads back to his hometown of New Bergen. All he wants is a job, a girlfriend, a plasma screen TV, and one loyal dog. But fate has something else in store for Andy when his big mutt King Harald starts sniffing out crime) $12.99
Bass, Jefferson Cut to the Bone (Body Farm Prequel: 1992: Dr. Bill Brockton sets out to create the Body Farm and revolutionize the study of forensics to help law enforcement. But his plans are derailed by a series of murders that are eerily similar to cases he's worked on in the past) $26.99
Befeler, Mike The Back Wing (Harold McCaffrey moves into a retirement home and finds himself living in the Back Wing with a group of aging witches, vampires, and shape-shifters. He bonds with his fellow denizens, especially Bella. They must use all their normal and special skills to solve two murders in this unique retirement community) $14.99
Block, Lawrence Hit Me (Keller #5: When the economy tanks, taking his construction business with it, Keller goes back to murder for hire. A visit to NYC to target the abbot of a midtown monastery is followed by a cruise with a government witness. But the high drama comes in Cheyenne, where a recent widow is looking to sell her husband's stamp collection) $16.00
Boyer, Susan M. Lowcountry Bombshell (Liz Talbot #2: Calista McQueen's life has eerily mirrored Marilyn Monroe's. Fearing that the anniversary of Marilyn's death will also be hers, she turns to PI Liz Talbot for help. Suspicious characters swarm around Calista like mosquitoes, and Liz races to uncover a murder plot in time to save Calista's life - and her own) $15.95
Bradley, Alan The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag audiobook (Flavia de Luce #2: Unabridged) $19.99
Brown, Virginia Divas and Dead Rebels (Divas #4: After Bitty Hollandale quarrels with a professor at Ole Miss, the man turns up strangled in her sons' dorm room closet. It's up to her cousin Trinket and the Divas to clear the family name) $15.95
Chen, Dmitry The Pet Hawk of the House of Abbas (Silk Road #1: 749 CE: In the heart of the world, where empires collide, dashing trader Nanidat Maniakh is the head of a powerful silk dynasty. When his world is torn asunder by murder and revolution, with the fate of his homeland in the balance, he must become a warrior and spy) $18.00
Coben, Harlan Deal Breaker (Myron Bolitar #1: Reissue; Sports agent Myron Bolitar's prize client is rookie quarterback Christian Steele. When Christian gets a phone call from a former girlfriend - a woman everyone, including the police, believes is dead - Myron must try to unravel the truth about a family's tragedy, a woman's secret, and a man's lies) $9.99
Coben, Harlan Drop Shot (Myron Bolitar #2: Reissue; When tennis player Valerie Simpson is shot in cold blood, sports agent Myron Bolitar investigates. He uncovers a connection between Valerie, another star player, and a six-year-old murder at an exclusive club, and finds himself caught between a killer and the truth) $9.99
Coben, Harlan Back Spin (Myron Bolitar #4: Reissue; When kidnappers snatch the son of super-star golfer Linda Coldren and her husband Jack, clues leads sports agent Myron Bolitar from mansions to a cheaters' motel and back in time to a US Open 23 years ago, when Jack Coldren should have won, but didn't) $9.99
Coben, Harlan One False Move (Myron Bolitar #5: Reissue; Sports agent Myron Bolitar has a professional interest in basketball star Brenda Slaughter. And a personal one. But between them lies a chasm of corruption, a vicious young Mafioso on the make, and a secret that some people are killing to protect) $9.99
Cornwell, Bernard 1356 audiobook (Unabridged) $19.99
Crichton, M (Lange, J) Binary (Reissue; Political radical John Wright is plotting an act of mass destruction. When a government computer is hacked and a shipment of nerve gas gets hijacked, federal agent John Graves puts the pieces together - but can he stop Wright in time?) $9.95
Crichton, M (Lange, J) Easy Go (alternate title: The Last Tomb) (Reissue; When a professor of archaeology finds clues to the location of a Pharaoh's lost tomb, he hatches a plan to find the burial site and loot it. But can a team of smugglers and thieves uncover what the centuries have hidden? And then escape with the treasure and their lives?) $9.95
Crichton, M (Lange, J) Grave Descend (Reissue; Edgar Award finalist. James McGregor is used to exploring sunken ships. But there's something strange about the wreck of the Grave Descend . No one who was aboard tells quite the same story - and then there's the mysterious cargo they were carrying) $9.95
Crichton, M (Lange, J) Scratch One (Reissue; A terrorist group has been carrying out assassinations. The US sends one of its best agents to take the killers down, but when he's delayed in transit, lawyer Roger Carr is mistaken for him. With some of the world's deadliest men after him, can Carr survive long enough to prove his identity?) $9.95
Daly, Elizabeth Unexpected Night (Henry Gamadge #1: Reissue; 1940s: On vacation in Maine, bibliophile and gentleman sleuth Henry Gamadge helps the local cops investigate a suspicious death involving a large inheritance) $14.95
Daly, Elizabeth Deadly Nightshade (Henry Gamadge #2: Reissue; 1940s: Detective Mitchell invites gentleman sleuth Henry Gamadge back to Maine to help investigate when three children are poisoned, with no motive linking the cases) $14.95
Dickinson, Peter The Poison Oracle (Reissue; Invited to an Arab kingdom to pursue his work on animal communication, Morris must go into the oil-rich marshes to discover the truth after Dinah - a chimpanzee who is learning to form sentences with plastic symbols - is the only witness to a murder committed there) $16.00
Ferris, Gordon The Unquiet Heart (Danny McRae #2: Reissue; PI Danny McRae is scraping by in ration-card London. Crime reporter Eve Copeland is looking for new angles to bolster her career. It's an alliance made in heaven - until Eve disappears and a contact dies violently) $12.95
Grant, Maxwell Intimidation, Inc. / Wizard of Crime (Shadow #72: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell The Seven Drops of Blood / Death from Nowhere (Shadow #73: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell The Crystal Buddha / The Vindicator (Shadow #74: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell The Golden Master / Death's Bright Finger / Reign of Terror (Shadow #75: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Gregory, Russ Greg Honey (Honey Agency #1: PBO; PI Greg Honey's mother wants him to date debutantes, his new boyfriend is at least four levels higher up on the gay boy food chain, and his best friend Willa has lost her panties. To top it all off, things keep pointing toward trouble at the family estate. Will Greg figure out what's going on in time to help Willa find her panties?) $16.95
Harper, Karen Upon a Winter's Night (PBO; Adopted by loving Amish parents, Lydia's search for answers about her biological parents uncovers dark secrets. It seems that the deaths of two women in her small town might not have been accidents. When her pursuit of the truth brings anonymous threats, she turns to her friend Josh Yoder for help) $7.99
Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia Hard Going (Bill Slider #16: During his week off, Slider is saved from the horrors of a shopping trip with his kids when a well-known local philanthropist is bashed in the head with a bronze statue. The investigation turns up scant evidence, but far too many suspects) $28.95
Hart, Ellen The Cruel Ever After (Jane Lawless #18: Lambda Award finalist. Jane's shock is nothing compared to her ex-husband's when he returns to Minneapolis, then wakes up next to the dead body of an art collector) $14.95
Hay, Mavis Doriel The Santa Klaus Murder (Reissue; Originally published in 1936. When a guest dressed as Santa Klaus discovers the Melbury family patriarch with a bullet in his head, nearly everyone at the holiday gathering stands to benefit from the death. But who had opportunity?) $15.00
Herren, Greg Baton Rouge Bingo (Scotty Bradley #6: PBO; A trip up to Baton Rouge to bail his mother out of jail takes a dire turn when her best friend from college, animal rights activist Veronica Porterie, turns up murdered. Mom hires Scotty (and his sexy boyfriends Colin and Frank) to find out who killed her) $16.95
Herren, Greg Lake Thirteen (PBO; YA; A bored group of vacationing teens decides that a nighttime visit to a nearby cemetery is a great idea. But the cemetery has hidden dark secrets for almost a century - secrets that might be better left undisturbed) $11.95
Heywood, Joseph Hard Ground (PBO; Collection; 29 stories about the conservation officers of Michigan's wilderness) $16.95
Heywood, Joseph Red Jacket (Lute Bapcat #1: 1913: Rough Rider Lute Bapcat has become one of the Michigan's first game wardens. When the mine workers strike, there is a sudden rash of decapitated, spoiled deer, poisoned trout streams and wells, and unusual deforestation. Are the mine owners trying to break the strike by depriving the workers of nature's bounty?) $16.95
Heywood, Joseph Killing a Cold One (Woods Cop #9: When the mutilated bodies of two Native American girls are found at a remote campground, strange animal tracks are found, mayhem ensues, a bloody trail of victims begins to accumulate, and the governor orders DNR detective Grady Service to hunt down and eliminate the killer) $26.95
Hillerman, Tony The Wailing Wind audiobook (Leaphorn & Chee #15: unabridged) $14.99
Hillerman, Tony The Shape Shifter audiobook (Leaphorn & Chee #18: unabridged) $19.99
Housewright, David Penance (Holland Taylor #1: Reissue; Edgar Award winner, best first novel. When the drunk driver who killed Holland Taylor's wife and daughter is shot dead, Taylor is the obvious suspect. He didn't do it, but he means to find out who did) $16.95
Housewright, David Practice to Deceive (Holland Taylor #2: Reissue; St. Paul PI Holland Taylor's parents ask him to investigate when their retired neighbor's investments vanish. He uncovers a real estate scam with roots deep in city politics - and a vicious killer hired to protect the secret) $16.95
Housewright, David Dearly Departed (Holland Taylor #3: Reissue; A woman has disappeared, leaving behind a tape saying that, if she's missing, it's because Raymond Fleck has killed her. Her lawyer hires St. Paul PI Holland Taylor to look for her) $16.95
Kihn, Greg Rubber Soul (Dust Bin Bob runs a second hand shop on Penny Lane. He befriends some blokes by the name of John, Paul, George, and Ringo, becoming their lifelong friend on the rocket ride to Beatlemania. Along the way, he thwarts a plot by Marcos loyalists to assassinate the Beatles after they snub Imelda Marcos) $16.99
Killeen, Andrew The Father of Locks (Ismail & Abu Nuwas #1: PBO; 9th-century Baghdad: Teenage thief and storyteller Ismail falls in with poet Abu Nuwas, a reluctant agent of the scheming Wazir. Assigned to investigate reports that the Devil is stalking the streets, they uncover forbidden cults, foreign spies, and a mysterious Brass Bottle. Then children start to disappear) $15.99
Killeen, Andrew The Khalifah's Mirror (Ismail & Abu Nuwas #2: PBO; 9th-century Baghdad: When the Khalifah grants Abu Nuwas - about to be executed for treason and murder - one final wish, he asks that his storyteller friend Ismail be allowed to tell the Khalifah how he came to be begging for his life. What follows is the story of the Father of Locks' bitter rivalry with a Roman assassin, gradually revealing a shocking betrayal) $15.99
Lemaitre, Pierre Alex (Camille Verhoeven #2: UK Crime Writer's International Dagger winner. Alex Prevost has been kidnapped, beaten, and suspended in a tiny wooden cage. Her abductor appears to want only to watch her die. Will hunger, thirst, or the rats get her first? Commandant Camille Verhoeven of the Paris police has no suspect, no leads, only a shaky eyewitness report of the abduction. As he uncovers the young woman's history, he discovers she is tough and resourceful. Before long, saving Alex's life will be the least of Verhoeven's considerable challenges) $24.95
Landorff, Max Tretjak (Tretjak fixes problems for rich clients, with no scruples. When someone begins committing horrific murders, leaving clues behind that all point to Tretjak, it slowly dawns on him - and the Munich police - that these murders are all linked with his past) $15.00
Loupas, Elizabeth The Flower Reader (PBO; 1560: Entrusted with a casket - full of dark secrets about the Scots nobles, and prophecies prepared by Nostradamus - Rinette demands justice for her husband's murder before she will surrender it to Mary, Queen of Scots. But ruthless men from all over Europe will do anything to gain the casket) $15.00
Loupas, Elizabeth The Second Duchess (1565: Half of Europe is certain the duke of Ferrara murdered his first wife Lucrezia. His new wife Barbara is determined to ignore the rumors, but the whispers she hears about Lucrezia's life and death lead her to ask questions. Finding herself in danger, Barbara must discover the truth, or she will share Lucrezia's fate) $15.00
Low, Robert The Lion at Bay (Kingdom #2: William Wallace has returned to Scottish soil to face his fate, but Robert the Bruce now stands between him and the crown. Warring factions, intrigue, and battles threaten at every turn, as both men face uncertain futures) $17.99
Low, Robert Crowbone (Oathsworn #5: AD 979, Isle of Man: A dying man holds a sworn secret that must be passed on only to Olaf Tryggvasson, also known as Crowbone. When the message finally arrives, so begins a quest to discover its meaning, and for Crowbone to gain what is rightfully his: the crown of Norway) $17.99
Martin, D.R. Smoking Ruin (After failing to prevent a murder, Minneapolis PI Marta Hjelm is ready to quit. But when her ex-husband appears out of nowhere with a gig too good to turn down, she figures one last job can't hurt) $12.99
McAlpine, Gordon The Tell-tale Start (Edgar & Allan Poe #1: Kids; When their black cat is kidnapped, twelve-year-old twins Edgar and Allan, the great-great-great-great-grandnephews of Edgar Allan Poe, convince their guardians that it's time for a road trip; mayhem and mystery ensue. Is Edgar Allan Poe reaching out to them from the Great Beyond? And why has a mad scientist been spying on the family?) $6.99
Morley, Christopher Parnassus on Wheels (Roger Mifflin #1: Reissue; Novella. Book peddler Roger Mifflin believes that selling a person a book also sells that person a whole new life. The book he delivers to Helen McGill provides the romantic comedy that drives this love letter to a life in books) $10.00
Morley, Christopher The Haunted Bookshop (Roger Mifflin #2: Reissue; Novella. In a Brooklyn bookshop, strange things are happening: books disappear and reappear, suspicious characters lurk, and the distant Great War may be encroaching even on this peaceful old brownstone) $12.00
Morse, Dan The Yoga Store Murder (PBO; Nonfiction; an account of a 2011 killing at a lululemon athletica store in Bethesda, MD) $9.99
Neville, Stuart The Ghosts of Belfast (UK title: The Twelve) (Belfast #1: Reissue; Fegan was an IRA killer in Northern Ireland. Now that peace has come, he's being haunted by the ghosts of his victims. To appease them, he'll have to kill the men who gave him his orders) $14.00
Neville, Stuart Collusion (Belfast #2: Reissue; When Belfast DI Jack Lennon tries to track down his former lover Marie McKenna and their daughter, his superiors tell him to back off. As Lennon unravels a conspiracy that links his daughter to a killer named Fegan, the line between friend and enemy blurs) $14.00
Pearl, Matthew The Technologists (Boston, 1868: The daring Massachusetts Institute of Technology is rising, its mission to harness science for the benefit of all and to open the doors of opportunity to everyone of merit. But in Boston Harbor a fiery cataclysm throws commerce into chaos, as ships' instruments spin inexplicably out of control. Soon after, another mysterious catastrophe devastates the heart of the city. Is it sabotage by scientific means, or Nature revolting against man's attempt to control it? With their first graduation and the survival of their school now in doubt, MIT's best and brightest students secretly come together to track down the truth, armed with ingenuity and their unique scientific training) $16.00
Perry, Anne A Christmas Hope (Christmas #11: Victorian London: When a charming young poet at a gala party is accused of killing a streetwalker who was smuggled in, socialite Claudine Burroughs suspects that a wealthy clique is protecting the real killer) $18.00
Pflugfelder/Hockensmith Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab (Nick & Tesla #1: Kids; 11-year-old siblings Nick and Tesla share a knack for science and electronics. When they're sent to stay with their eccentric Uncle Newt, they discover their new neighborhood is full of secrets, and build gadgets to help them find out what's going on) $12.95
Phillips, Helen Here Where the Sunbeams Are Green (Kids; When they receive a strange and creepy letter from their dad, who is studying birds in Central America, young sisters Mad and Roo set out for Lava Bird Volcano to find him; they have no idea what they're about to uncover) $6.99
Porter, Henry Brandenburg Gate (Steel Dagger winner. 1989: With the Communist government in East Germany on the brink of collapse, the Stasi send former agent Rudi Rosenharte to retrieve another agent - not knowing Rudi has concealed her suicide. Can he rescue his family, imprisoned by the Stasi, and get them safely to the West? And is there an informer among those he trusts?) $13.00
Preston, D/Child, L White Fire (Pendergast #13: At an exclusive Colorado ski resort, Pendergast uncovers a connection between a group of long-dead miners and a long-lost Sherlock Holmes story - one that might just offer the key to stopping the attacks of a murderous arsonist) $27.00
Ross, Kate The Devil in Music (Julian Kestrel #4: Reissue; Agatha Award winner. Regency dandy Julian Kestrel becomes fascinated with the unsolved murder of a Milanese aristocrat and the disappearance of his protege, a brilliant young English opera singer) $14.95
Seegert, Scott How to Grow Up and Rule the World (Vordak #1: Kids; From his parents' basement in New Jersey, former supervillain Vordak the Incomprehensible offers undeserving whelps advice on world domination) $13.99
Seegert, Scott Rule the School (Vordak #2: Kids; After Vordak's latest experiment works a little too well, turning him child-sized, he is forced to return to those halls of horror better known as junior high. Can his evil plot to rule the school - and, eventually, the world - possibly succeed?) $13.99
Seegert, Scott Double Trouble (Vordak #3: Kids; Evil mastermind Vordak the Incomprehensible clones a younger version of himself as part of his plan to win first prize at the Supervillain and Son picnic. When his youthful self turns out to be good, will Vordak's evilosity prevail, or will he (shudder) learn to play nice?) $13.99
Seegert, Scott Time Travel Trouble (Vordak #4: Kids; After having yet another evil plan to rule the world foiled by Commander Virtue, Vordak travels back in time in an attempt to defeat a younger version of his archnemesis) $13.99
Shaw, Johnny Big Maria (Anthony winner, best paperback original. Armed with a samurai sword, a severed head, and an impractical amount of optimism, 3 down on their luck guys set out to find a lost gold mine in the Arizona mountains) $14.95
Silver, A/Ursini, J The Noir Style (Reissue; Nonfiction; analyzes the elements of the noir look and their impact on films. Illustrated with black & white stills throughout) $35.00
Smith, David Hale (ed) Dallas Noir (PBO; Anthology; 16 original stories set in Dallas, Texas) $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
Spiller, Robert Radical Equations (Bonnie Pinkwater #4: When math teacher and inveterate busybody Bonnie Pinkwater and her Wiccan sidekick Rhiannon Griffith are out hiking, they find the body of Bonnie's boss. When it disappears, then reappears seated at his desk in the tornado-ravaged high school, Bonnie proclaims things downright weird and decides to nose around) $14.99
Temple, Johnny (ed) USA Noir: Best of the Akashic Noir Series (PBO; Anthology; reprints 37 stories) $16.95
Temple, Peter Black Tide (Jack Irish #2: Reissue; Ned Kelly finalist, best novel. When Des Connors asks for help finding his missing son, Jack is happy to lend a hand to his father's old friend. But sometimes prodigal sons go missing for a reason) $14.95
Thomas, Donald The Lost Casebooks of Sherlock Holmes: The Secret Cases of Sherlock Holmes / Sherlock Holmes and the Voice from the Crypt / The Execution of Sherlock Holmes (Omnibus reprint of three collections) $17.95
Thompson, Richard A. Lowertown (Herman Jackson #3: Someone used St. Paul bail bondsman Herman Jackson's name and license to bail out a vicious killer, who immediately disappeared. The only solid lead Jackson has is a laptop found in the killer's apartment with details of vicious crimes - past and future) $16.95
Viharo, Will Love Stories Are Too Violent for Me (Vic Valentine #1: PI Vic Valentine is hired by a hard-drinking pro ball player to find a vanished lover. The hunt leads down a trail of decadence and danger to the PI's own past) $14.95
Zubro, Mark Richard Pawn of Satan (Paul Turner #11: The intrigue and scandal that swirled around a Chicago bishop while he was alive are nothing compared to the danger and deception that follow his murder. Detective Paul Turner must deal the pressures surrounding the high-profile case) $16.99
Zusak, Markus The Book Thief audiobook (unabridged; YA; Germany, 1939) $29.95

DUE EARLY DECEMBER

Abbott, Victoria The Sayers Swindle (Book Collector #2: PBO; On the trail of a missing set of Dorothy Sayers first editions, Jordan finds an elderly man ready to make a swap. Things get complicated when his entire family disappears and a dead body shows up) $7.99
Armstrong, Kelley Wild Justice (Nadia Stafford #3: PBO; Contract killer Nadia Stafford goes after the man who killed her cousin twenty years ago) $9.99
Arthurson, Wayne A Killing Winter (Leo Desroches #2: Undercover as a homeless man, Leo's news story turns into a crusade. A Native street kid he's befriended is missing. When the boy is found murdered, the trail leads Leo into the depths of Native street culture, delving into secrets that threaten not only the gang members, but Leo's life and sanity) $14.99
Aspe, Pieter The Midas Murders (Inspector Van In #2: Two suspicious deaths are followed by an explosion in downtown Bruges. As Inspector Van In looks for a connection between the incidents, the police receive an anonymous letter threatening more bombings) $25.95
Becker, James The Lost Testament (Chris Bronson #6: An ancient scroll, supposedly in the Vatican archives, turns up in a Cairo market stall. When police detective Chris Bronson and historian Angela Lewis arrive in Egypt to take on the case, they find themselves pursued by assassins) $9.99
Benison, C.C. Ten Lords A-Leaping (Tom Christmas #3: When decades of trouble between members of a local landed family lead first to fisticuffs and then to murder, rumors of bigamy, art forgeries, and upstairs/downstairs intrigue fly) $25.00
Bentley, Jennie Home for the Homicide (Do-It-Yourself #7: PBO; Avery and Derek are renovating a Maine home. When they discover a trunk containing clues to a decades-old missing persons case, it soon becomes clear someone wants these secrets to stay that way) $7.99
Blackwell, Juliet Home for the Haunting (Haunted Home Renovation #4: PBO; Working on a volunteer project, Mel tries to ignore the haunted house next door - until a body shows up on her job site) $7.99
Bond, L/DeFelice, J Blood of War (Red Dragon Rising #4: China's new premier has launched a deadly war with Vietnam. Operating on land and sea, American heroes are caught in a desperate struggle. Are they enough to turn back the might of the rising Red Dragon?) $9.99
Brown, Virginia Divas Do Tell (Divas #5: Dixie Lee Forsythe has written a juicy novel about a town very much like Holly Springs, and a lot of the townsfolk are miffed. When a movie crew arrives to film it, someone is willing to kill locals, actors, and maybe even Divas to stop the story from reaching the big screen) $14.95
Cass, Laurie Lending a Paw (Bookmobile Cat #1: PBO; Their first day of bookmobile duty goes smoothly for librarian Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat Eddie - until Eddie darts outside at the last stop, and leads Minnie to the body of a local man who's reached the last page of his story) $7.99
Clancy, T/Greaney, M Threat Vector (Jack Ryan Jr. #4: Jack Ryan Jr. and his team must stop an attack on US infrastructure launched by Chinese cyber-warfare experts) $8.99
Connelly, Michael The Gods of Guilt (Mickey Haller #5: A murder victim turns out to be a former client, a prostitute Mickey thought he had put on the straight and narrow. He soon finds out that she was back in the sex trade, and that, far from saving her, he may have been the one who put her in danger; Signed copies expected) $28.00
Connolly, John The Wrath of Angels (Charlie Parker #11: Charlie Parker fears his name may be on an old list of names concealed in the recently discovered wreckage of a plane, and is drawn into the battle between those who want the list to remain secret, and those who regard it as a crucial weapon in the struggle against the forces of darkness. But someone - something - survived the crash. And is waiting) $7.99
Conrad, Hy Mr. Monk Helps Himself (Monk #16: While studying for her PI license, Natalie heads to a weekend self-help retreat. When the retreat's charismatic leader jumps off a cliff in full view of everyone, it looks like suicide, but Natalie is sure it's murder) $7.99
Coyle, Cleo Billionaire Blend (Coffeehouse #13: After a car bomb nearly kills a tech whiz billionaire, and Clare comes to his aid, he hires her to create the world's most expensive coffee blend. But lethal events continue to surround the mogul) $26.95
Craig, Elizabeth Quilt Trip (Southern Quilting #3: PBO; An unexpected ice storm leaves a group of quilters trapped in an isolated mansion. When the organizer is murdered, Beatrice and the Village Quilters must piece together the clues to find the killer) $7.99
Crichton, M (Lange, J) Drug of Choice (alternate title: Overkill) (Reissue; On a secret island in the Caribbean, bioengineers have devised a vacation resort like no other, promising the ultimate escape. When Dr. Roger Clark investigates, he discovers the dark secret of Eden Island, and of the shadowy corporation underwriting it) $9.95
Crichton, M (Lange, J) Odds On (Reissue; The plan: to rob a super-luxury hotel off the coast of Spain. The crew: three seasoned criminals with the skills to pull off the heist. The edge: the scheme has been simulated in a computer, down to the last variable. The complication: three beautiful women with agendas of their own, and the sort of variables no computer can fathom) $9.95
Crichton, M (Lange, J) The Venom Business (Reissue; An expert handler of venomous snakes and a smuggler of rare artifacts, Raynaud is accustomed to danger. So acting as bodyguard for an old acquaintance shouldn't make him break a sweat. But when attempts on the man's life nearly get Raynaud killed, he's left wondering: who is the real target?) $9.95
Crichton, M (Lange, J) Zero Cool (Reissue; When Peter Ross meets the beautiful Angela Locke on a Spanish beach, he soon finds himself caught in a murderous crossfire between rival gangs seeking a precious artifact) $9.95
Cumming, Charles The Trinity Six (When academic Sam Gaddis sets out to discover the identity of the sixth man of the Cambridge Spy Ring, people begin dying, MI6 tries to throw Gaddis off the trail, and he finds himself in the crosshairs of a Russian plot) $9.99
Davis, Krista Murder, She Barked (Paws & Claws #1: PBO; The Sugar Maple Inn in Wagtail, Virginia, is a top vacation destination for pet owners who can't bear to leave their furry friends at home. When an inn employee dies in a suspicious accident, Holly Miller and her animals will have to nose out a murderer) $7.99
de la Motte, Anders Game (HP Pettersson #1: HP finds a phone on a train, with messages on it inviting him to play the Game. Tasks range from pranks to criminal acts, with results uploaded so viewers can rate the Players' performances. HP wants to become a superstar, but when the Game threatens the safety of someone close to him, he must make a choice) $16.00
Elkins, Aaron Dying on the Vine (Gideon Oliver #17: The Italian police believe it's murder-suicide, but skeleton detective Gideon Oliver comes to a different conclusion when he examines the remains of a Tuscan vineyard owner and his wife. When another of their relatives meets an unlikely end, it's clear the killer isn't finished) $7.99
Evanovich, Janet Notorious Nineteen (Stephanie Plum #19: When an accused embezzler mysteriously vanishes from the hospital after an emergency appendectomy, Stephanie and Morelli must work together to crack the case. Meanwhile, Stephanie accepts a second job: guarding Ranger from a deadly Special Forces adversary) $8.99
Evanovich, Janet Takedown Twenty audiobook (Stephanie Plum #20: Unabridged) $32.00
Ferris, Monica And Then You Dye (Needlecraft #16: Hailey Brent supplies beautiful hand-dyed yarns for Betsy's needlework shop. When Hailey is found dead of a gunshot wound, Betsy is determined to find out who killed her. It turns out Hailey was a shady character. But can Betsy find the killer among a bevy of colorful suspects?) $7.99
Fleming, Ian et al The James Bond Omnibus 005 (Bond faces enemies both old and new in this collection of black & white comic strip adaptations) $19.95
Flint, Shamini A Calamitous Chinese Killing (Inspector Singh #6: When the son of an official at the Singapore Embassy is bludgeoned to death in a Beijing alley, Chinese security says it was a robbery gone wrong. The young man's mother insists on having Inspector Singh investigate) $12.95
Gage, Leighton Perfect Hatred (Mario Silva #6: First there's a suicide bombing, apparently the work of a militant Islamist group. Then a Brazilian political candidate is assassinated at a campaign rally. Could the cases be related? Chief Inspector Silva and his team investigate) $14.95
Gardner, John The Return of Moriarty (Reissue; What really happened between Moriarty and Holmes in Switzerland in 1891? Why is Holmes curiously uncooperative with Scotland Yard's inquiries? And why has Moriarty planned a grand meeting with the international crime syndicate?) $15.95
Gardner, John The Revenge of Moriarty (Reissue; With riches accumulated from an American crime spree, Professor Moriarty sets out to murder the leaders of Europe's underworld one by one, then prepares a most hideous revenge for his nemesis Sherlock Holmes) $15.95
Grafton, Sue Kinsey and Me: Stories (Collection; 9 Kinsey Millhone stories (written between 1986 and 1993) plus 13 stories based on Grafton's own life written in the decade after her mother died) $9.99
Greenwood, Kerry Electra (Delphic Women #3: Troy has fallen in ruins, and Agamemnon returns home. Clytemnestra has mixed feelings about her husband's return, and his daughter Electra hides a secret of her own which will bring a terrible vengeance) $14.95
Gregory, Susanna Death in St. James's Park (Thomas Chaloner #8: When growing mistrust of Charles II's court and officials leads to an explosion outside the General Letter Office, intelligencer Thomas Chaloner cannot understand why an incompetent is put in charge of the investigation. He becomes even more suspicious of the Lord Chamberlain's motives when he discovers that the witnesses are likely intercepting mail rather than delivering it) $13.95
Grippando, James Blood Money (Jack Swyteck #10: Swyteck takes a controversial case defending a nightclub waitress accused of murdering her young daughter. When the verdict is not guilty, people are outraged. In the frenzy outside the jail, a young woman resembling the defendant ends up in a coma, but the victims' parents don't believe it was random mob violence) $9.99
Hackman, Gene Pursuit (PBO; When Sergeant Juliette Worth takes down a shooter at a Missouri mall, she gets put on cold case duty. Disturbing connections between disappearances years ago send her after a predator still very much in the picture) $7.99
Hall, James W. Going Dark (Thorn #13: Flynn Moss has fallen in with a radical environmental group; when he grows suspicious about their plans for a demonstration at a nuclear power plant, he turns to his father Thorn for help) $25.99
Hamilton, Donald The Shadowers (Matt Helm #7: Reissue; Going undercover to foil a mass assassination plot, Matt Helm must undertake his most dangerous mission: matrimony) $7.99
Hart, Carolyn Cry in the Night (PBO; On a trip to Mexico City to restore a valuable Aztec manuscript to its rightful owners, museum curator Sheila Ramsey encounters treachery and murder) $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) $9.99
Howard, Linda Shadow Woman (Lizette doesn't recognize the face she sees in the mirror - she remembers what she looks like, but her reflection is someone else's - and two years have disappeared from her life. Strange memories begin to surface, along with special skills she doesn't remember acquiring. When she finds herself targeted by killers, she must rely on the mysterious and attractive Xavier. But can she trust him?) $7.99
Isenberg, Jane The Bones and the Book (In 1890, Aliza Rudinsk, an Orthodox Jewish immigrant, arrived in Seattle. In 1965, Aliza's bones turn up in Seattle's underground streets, along with a book written in Yiddish, which Rachel Mazursky offers to translate. Aliza's story compels Rachel to search for the identity of the young woman's murderer; she unearths disturbing secrets about her own past as well as Aliza's) $14.95
Jackson/Bush/Noonan Sinister (PBO; The wealthy patriarch of the Dillinger family has summoned his children home for his upcoming wedding; they'll have more to worry about than their dislike of his bride - a crazed killer is targeting the family) $7.99
Jaffarian, Sue Ann Secondhand Stiff (Odelia Grey #8: A holiday visit from her fault-finding mother isn't Odelia's favorite thing. But Cousin Ina, who show up with bruises and without her cheating husband, clearly has it worse. When the husband turns up dead in a storage locker, Odelia investigates) $14.99
James, David A Not So Model Home (Amanda Thorne #2: Realtor Amanda Thorne is looking to sell a mansion that's the backdrop for a reality TV show. A golden opportunity - until one of the contestants is poisoned) $7.99
Jance, J.A. Deadly Stakes (Ali Reynolds #8: Asked to investigate a grisly murder by the woman charged with the crime, Ali comes to suspect a connection to another case she's working on: a teenage boy who found a body in the desert when he went to retrieve a box buried by his absent father - a box that turned out to contain a fortune in poker chips) $9.99
Johansen, Iris Hunting Eve (Eve Duncan #16: Eve has escaped her abductor and is running for her life in the mountains of Colorado. But now a stranger with ties to her past is closing in, hunting her) $7.99
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) $15.95
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) $15.95
Laukkanen, Owen Criminal Enterprise (Stevens & Windermere #2: When a family man goes on a bank-robbing spree, driven by his new lust for violence, it's up to FBI special agent Carla Windermere and Minnesota state investigator Kirk Stevens to stop him) $9.99
Leon, Donna My Venice and Other Essays (Dozens of her best essays written for European publications over the years, from battles over garbage in the canals, to the problems of rehabbing Venetian real estate, to her love of opera. She also explores her family history and earlier life in New Jersey, and the idea of the Italian man) $26.00
Levine, Laura Death by Pantyhose (Jaine Austen #6: Reissue; With her bank account hitting new lows, freelance writer Jaine Austen has agreed to write jokes for a stand-up comic. When a heckler is murdered, and the comic is found standing over the body, the police figures they've got the killer; Jaine sets out to find the real culprit) $7.99
Lloyd, Catherine Death Comes to the Village (Kurland St. Mary #1: PBO; Regency England: When two serving girls disappear, wounded soldier Robert Kurland and rector's daughter Lucy Harrington struggle to solve the mystery) $15.00
Logan, Chuck Homefront movie tie-in edition (Pryce & Broker #6: Reissue; When former undercover cop Phil Broker finds himself caught between a band of backwoods meth cookers and a hitman bent on revenge, he has no choice but to take justice into his own hands to keep his family safe) $7.99
Logan, Kylie Buttoned Up (Button Box #4: PBO; An eccentric artist turns up dead in the arms of a button-encrusted statue, setting Josie on the trail of a crafty killer) $7.99
Ludlum/Mills The Utopia Experiment (Covert-One #11: Covert-One has assessed a new technology, and determined that it must be kept out of enemy hands. But is the tech really as secure as its creator claims? And what are the secrets about its development that the Pentagon is trying to hide?) $8.00
Maltman, Thomas Little Wolves (1987: With a drought pushing family farms to the brink, an act of violence echoes through a Minnesota town. As a father searches for answers after his son commits a heinous murder, a pastor's wife returns to town for mysterious reasons of her own) $15.00
Maron, Margaret The Buzzard Table (Deborah Knott #18: Agatha Award finalist. In Colleton County to visit an ailing relative, Sigrid Harald and her mother Anne discover that Martin, a long-lost English cousin, is visiting as well. But Anne can't shake the feeling that there's something familiar about Martin, something he doesn't want discovered. When a murderer strikes, Deborah and Dwight work with Sigrid to solve the crime, uncovering her family's long-buried secrets) $9.00
McGilloway, Brian The Nameless Dead (Benedict Devlin #5: Digging for an informer's body from decades ago, the Commission for Location of Victims' Remains uncovers the skeleton of a murdered baby. Evidence revealed by the commission's activities cannot lead to prosecution, but Garda Inspector Devlin hates to leave a murderer unpunished. When more deaths follow, Devlin follows his conscience) $12.95
McLean, Margaret Under Oath (When a gangster from an insular Boston neighborhood is charged with murder, the prosecutor tries to crack the code of silence while battling a criminal defense attorney who counters her every measure) $7.99
Muller, M/Pronzini, B The Spook Lights Affair (Carpenter & Quincannon #2: San Francisco, 1895: Debutantes don't commit suicide at parties, particularly under the eye of Sabina Carpenter, but one evidently did, leaping from a foggy parapet in a shimmer of ghostly light. The disappearance of her body creates an even more serious problem for the detectives) $24.99
Parker, Kate The Vanishing Thief (Victorian Bookshop #1: Victorian London: Georgia Fenchurch is an antiquarian bookseller, and also a member of the Archivist society, a secret group of private investigators. When a frantic woman claims her neighbor has been abducted by a notorious duke, Georgia and the Society agree to take the case) $15.00
Parker, R/Knott, R Ironhorse (Cole & Hitch #5: Virgil and Everett's first duty as Territorial Marshalls is a train trip escorting a group of Mexican prisoners to the border. Their journey becomes a lot more complicated when the Governor of Texas climbs aboard with his wife, daughter, bodyguards, and a small fortune) $9.99
Patterson, James Cross My Heart (Alex Cross #21: A genius, determined to prove that he is the greatest mind in the history of crime, becomes obsessed with detective Alex Cross) $29.00
Pendleton, Don (creator) Hard Targets (Executioner #421: PBO; When his brother's life is threatened, Bolan sets out to deliver a lethal message to a Mafia don) $5.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Revolution Device (Stony Man #128: PBO; Stony Man must shut down a smuggling ring that is distributing IEDs) $6.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Ground Zero (SuperBolan #162: PBO; Bolan must go undercover in Tehran to prevent an imminent attack on the US) $6.99
Purser, Ann Found Guilty at Five (Lois Meade #12: When her son brings a young woman cellist to a family wedding, Lois must enlist Inspector Cowgill's help when first the woman's cello and then the woman go missing) $7.99
Purser, Ann Scandal at Six (Lois Meade #13: When her daughter's store is overrun by insects and reptiles, Lois discovers that a local zookeeper is involved in the illegal animal trade. But is he linked to a suspicious death at the zoo?) $25.95
Reich, Christopher The Prince of Risk (Bobby Astor is on the verge of making his biggest hedge-fund killing ever. Then his father, head of the NYSE, is murdered along with the head of the Federal Reserve. Bobby realizes that a single-word text message from his father offers the only clue to the motive behind the attack) $25.95
Reichs, Kathy Code (Virals #3: Kids; A geocache containing an ornate puzzle box leads Tory and the other virals to a second geocache, but this one contains a fake bomb, and a sinister message that the real game has now begun: another bomb is out there - a real one - and the clock is ticking) $8.99
Royal, Priscilla Covenant with Hell (Prioress Eleanor #10: 1277: On a pilgrimage to an East Anglian Shrine, Prioress Eleanor and Brother Thomas investigate when a nun falls to her death, and discover that the slaying is tainted with treason) $14.95
Shannon, John Chinese Beverly Hills (Jack Liffey #14: PI Jack Liffey's ex-mistress asks for his help finding her missing niece. The hunt leads Liffey to Monterey Park, where he dives into an undercurrent of racial tension that puts the peace of the small suburb in jeopardy) $14.95
Sharp, Zoe Die Easy (Charlie Fox #10: When a robbery explodes into a hostage situation, the motive may be more complex than simple greed. Someone has a score to settle, and bodyguard Sean Meyer is part of the picture. Only trouble is, he can't remember why. When Charlie finds herself facing a nightmare from her own past, she realizes that this time she's got to fight it out on her own) $15.95
Shelton, Paige Merry Market Murder (Farmers' Market #5: PBO; Becca Robbins leaves no clue unturned when a Christmas tree farmer is murdered) $7.99
Siciliano, Sam The Grimswell Curse (Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: When Rose Grimswell breaks off her engagement to Lord Digby, he calls on Sherlock Holmes to visit her ancestral home to find out why. Holmes explores the legend of the Grimswell Curse when a mysterious figure is spotted on the moor accompanied by a large creature) $9.95
Smith, Karen Rose Staged to Death (PBO; Caprice uses her interior design skills to spruce up homes for sale, and is happy to help her high school friend Roz. But when Roz's husband is found skewered with his sword, can Caprice track down a killer?) $7.99
Tursten, Helene The Golden Calf (Irene Huss #5: DI Huss and her colleagues investigate when three men are found brutally executed in one of Goteborg's most fashionable neighborhoods) $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) $14.99
Williams, Amanda Kyle Stranger in the Room (Keye Street #2: As her cop boyfriend investigates a pair of murders with bizarre similarities, Atlanta PI Keye Street realizes that a killer is circling ever closer to her loved ones) $7.99
Williams, Sue Murder with the Lot (Ned Kelly finalist, best first novel. A bloodstained stranger arrives in the outback town of Rusty Bore, seeking food and a hideout. Amateur PI Cass Tuplin, proprietor of the best (only) diner in town, offers to help - but she soon has second thoughts) $14.95
Wolfe, Inger Ash A Door in the River (Hazel Micallef #3: When Henry Wiest turns up stung to death at an Indian reservation, Detective Hazel Micallef investigates. It turns out the killer was a teenaged girl on a murder spree with a strange weapon; a dark and twisted crime slowly begins to emerge) $15.95
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) $9.99

EXPECTED MID-DECEMBER

Barbieri, Maggie Once Upon a Lie (When her cousin Sean is found shot dead and her confused father becomes a suspect, Maeve Conlon is determined to clear his name. But is she prepared to cope with the dark memories and family secrets this might dredge up?) $24.99
Davidson, Diane Mott Dark Tort audiobook (Goldy Schulz #13: Unabridged) $19.99
Davidson, Diane Mott Sweet Revenge audiobook (Goldy Schulz #14: Unabridged) $19.99
Davidson, Diane Mott Fatally Flaky audiobook (Goldy Schulz #15: Unabridged) $19.99
Dunn, Carola Heirs of the Body (Daisy Dalrymple #21: 1920s: The search for the heir apparent to the Dalrymple title turns up four claimants, and Daisy has been asked to represent the family as the lawyer interviews them. When one of them goes missing, Daisy and Alec must uncover a conspiracy and prevent a murder) $24.99
Ephron, Hallie There Was an Old Woman (A young woman becomes entangled in a terrifying web of deception and madness involving her elderly neighbor) $14.99
Estleman, Loren D. Roy & Lillie: A Love Story (For many years, Judge Roy Bean wrote fan letters to celebrated British stage actress Lily Langtry; occasionally, she wrote back; they never met. From this history, Estleman has created a fictionalized account of both their lives) $14.99
Fowler, Christopher The Invisible Code (Bryant & May Peculiar Crimes Unit #10: Two bizarre deaths set Bryant and May on a trail of clues leading from the notorious Bedlam mental hospital to historic Bletchley Park, home of Britain's WWII decryption operations. Drawn into a world of encrypted codes and symbols, concealed rooms and high-society clubs, they must work quickly to catch a killer) $26.00
Haas, Derek The Right Hand (Sent to track down an American operative who was captured in the countryside near Moscow, black ops specialist Austin Clay winds up protecting a woman who believes a mole has penetrated the top levels of the U.S. government) $15.00
Hess, Joan Murder as a Second Language (Claire Malloy #19: Claire's stint as an ESL tutor lands her on the fractious Board of Directors of the Literacy Council. When a student is murdered in the Council offices, Claire's husband Peter asks her to help with the investigation) $25.99
Johnson, Maureen The Madness Underneath (Shades of London #2: YA; A string of inexplicable deaths is threatening London, and Rory has evidence that something unnatural is going on. Can she convince the city's secret ghost-policing squad to listen before it's too late?) $9.99
Koontz, Dean Innocence (He lives in solitude beneath the city, an exile from society, which will destroy him if he is ever seen. She dwells in seclusion, a fugitive from enemies who will do her harm if she is ever found. The bond between them runs deeper than the tragedies that have scarred their lives. Destiny has brought them together in a world whose hour of reckoning is fast approaching) $28.00
Law, Janice The Prisoner of the Riviera (Francis Bacon #2: 1945: Leaving a London gambling club, young painter Francis Bacon and his lover see a man gunned down in the street. Soon afterward, the club owner offers to erase Bacon's gambling debts if the painter delivers a package to the dead man's widow on the Riviera. The problems start when Bacon discovers he's handed over the parcel to an impostor) $14.99
Lucas, Edward Deception: The Untold Story of East-West Espionage Today (Nonfiction; if you think spying ended with the end of the Cold War,think again. Lucas reveals triumphs and disasters of Western intelligence-gathering, providing the background for the new world of industrial and political espionage) $16.00
MacInnes, Helen Horizon (Reissue; 1943: When the Italians surrender to the Allies, British POW Peter Lennox is freed, and assigned to the mountains of the South Tyrol as a liaison to a band of resistance fighters. With little more than courage and knowledge of the local terrain, they must help pave the way for an Allied push that may change the course of the war) $9.95
Meltzer, Brad The Fifth Assassin (Culper Ring #2: Over the years, four men, four lone wolves, have been successful in assassinating US presidents. Beecher White is about to discover the truth: they were working to a plan. But to what purpose, and who is behind it? Beecher's about to find out - and come face-to-face with the fifth assassin) $10.00
Miller, Carol Murder and Moonshine (Daisy McGovern #1: A waitress at a diner in a small Virginia town, Daisy hears plenty of gossip. When a reclusive old man show up one day only to drop dead, she learns that some secrets are more dangerous to keep than others, especially when there's money and moonshine involved) $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) $15.00
Oust, Gail Rosemary and Crime (Piper Prescott #1: Middle-aged Yankee Piper Prescott has dreamed of running a spice shop in her adopted Georgia hometown, but the grand opening goes awry when she becomes a suspect in the stabbing death of a local chef) $25.99
Patterson/Ledwidge 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) $10.00
Rollins, J/Cantrell, R Innocent Blood (Order of the Sanguines #2: Archaeologist Erin Granger joins forces with Army Sergeant Jordan Stone and Father Rhun Korza to protect a boy believed to be an angel given flesh. A powerful enemy seeks the same child, not to save the world, but to hasten its destruction) $27.99
Thomas, Sam The Midwife's Tale (Hodgson & Hawkins #1: 1644: Parliament's armies have risen against the king, laying siege to the city of York. To save a woman from being executed for a murder she didn't commit, midwife Bridget Hodgson and servant Martha Hawkins hunt for the real killer) $14.99

EXPECTED EARLY JANUARY

Abani, Chris The Secret History of Las Vegas (PBO; Before he retires, Detective Salazar is determined to solve a recent spate of murders. When he finds a pair of conjoined twins with a container of blood, he's sure they're the killers, and enlists the help of Dr. Sunil Singh, a South African transplant who studies psychopaths. As Singh tries to crack the twins, the implications of his research grow darker) $16.00
Adams, Ellery Pecan Pies and Homicides (Charmed Pie Shoppe #3: PBO; When an enchanted grove is set ablaze, Ella realizes that, with her magic waning, she's going to have to sleuth from scratch to stop an arsonist who has no respect for sacred ground - or human life) $7.99
Adler-Olsen, Jussi A Conspiracy of Faith (Department Q #3: Detective Carl Morck receives a bottle that contains an old and decayed message, written in blood. It is a cry for help from two young brothers, tied and bound in a boathouse by the sea. Could it be real? Who are these boys, and why weren't they reported missing? Could they possibly still be alive?) $16.00
Adler-Olsen, Jussi The Purity of Vengeance (Department Q #4: While looking into the 1987 disappearance of a brothel owner, Carl Morck's assistants Assad and Rose find that several other people disappeared around that time. The investigation turns up links to a Danish surgeon, part of a 1950s movement to sterilize wayward girls, who is more determined than ever to see his vision of the world take hold) $26.95
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?) $18.00
Berry, Steve The King's Deception (Cotton Malone #8: Cotton Malone and his son Gary are headed to Europe. As a favor to his former boss, Malone agrees to escort a teenage fugitive back to England. But after he is greeted at gunpoint in London, both the fugitive and Gary disappear, and Malone learns that he's stumbled into a high-stakes diplomatic showdown fueled by shocking Tudor secrets) $9.99
Bradley, Alan Speaking from Among the Bones (Flavia de Luce #5: The English hamlet of Bishop's Lacey is shocked when the church organist's body turns up inside St. Tancred's tomb. Who would want to kill him, and why bury him in that sacred place?) $15.00
Britton, Andrew The Courier (Ryan Kealey #6: Kealey forms an unlikely partnership with a nuclear physicist to hunt down a suitcase bomb) $9.99
Buckland, Raymond Cursed in the Act (Bram Stoker #1: PBO; London, 1881: When leading man Henry Irving is poisoned on the opening night of Hamlet , and his understudy is killed the next day, it becomes clear that nefarious - and possibly magical - methods are being employed to shut down the play. Lyceum Theatre business manager Bram Stoker and stage manager Harry Rivers investigate) $15.00
Burcell, Robin The Kill Order (Sydney Fitzpatrick #5: PBO; When a young woman with eidetic memory sees the numbers of the code known as the Devil's Key, FBI special agent Sydney Fitzpatrick and her partner must protect her and what she knows at all costs; if the code falls into enemy hands, it could devastate the US infrastructure and ignite a war) $7.99
Cantrell, Rebecca A City of Broken Glass (Hannah Vogel #4: Finalist, Bruce Alexander Historical award and Mary Higgins Clark award. 1938: Kidnapped by the SS near the Polish border, Hannah is rescued by her son Anton - and her lover Lars, whom she had believed was dead. Injured during the rescue, Hannah works on a plan to escape Berlin, and searches for a Jewish friend's missing toddler) $14.99
Castle, M.E. Cloneward Bound (Clone Chronicles #2: Kids; A field trip to see the Dr. Devilish science show provides 12-year-old Fisher with the opportunity to track down his clone Two, who is in Hollywood looking for his 'mother'; the search for Two turns up trouble, hijinks, and the return of an evil mastermind) $6.99
Chapman, Drew The Ascendant (The US government and economy are under attack by a ruthless enemy. And no one knows. Except Garrett Reilly. He sees patterns no one else can. And when he notices that two hundred billion dollars' worth of US Treasury bonds are being sold off at a terrifying rate, his gift makes him the most wanted man alive) $25.00
Charbonneau, Joelle A Chorus Lineup (Glee Club #3: PBO; Singing coach Paige Marshall needs to find out who's sabotaging groups in the Show Choir national competition before her team gets the boot - or someone ends up dead) $7.99
Childs, Laura Eggs in a Casket (Cackleberry Club #5: The ladies are helping prepare for the Memorial Cemetery's anniversary celebration when they stumble across the prison warden's body lying in someone else's grave) $25.95
Christer, Sam The Venice Conspiracy (Tom Shaman #1: On a last-minute trip to Venice, ex-priest Tom Shaman finds himself in the midst of a series of ritualistic killings, and teams up with investigator Valentina Morassi. The history of the killings leads back through the decadent 18th century to ancient days, to a deadly secret: a mosaic known as the Gates of Hell) $15.95
Collins, Max Allan The Wrong Quarry (Quarry #9: PBO; These days, Quarry only targets other hitmen. His clients get two services: he eliminates the killers targeting them; and he removes whoever put out the contract. So, when he finds himself zeroing in on the grieving family of a missing cheerleader, does he have the wrong quarry in his sights?) $9.95
Conrad, Hy Mr. Monk Gets on Board (Monk #17: Monk insists on going with Natalie to a business conference on a cruise ship. When the cruise director falls overboard, the ship's doctor declares it an accident, but Monk steers the investigation toward murder) $23.95
Cook, J.J. (Lavene) Playing with Fire (Sweet Pepper Fire Brigade #2: PBO; Fire Chief Stella Griffin investigates her predecessor's death, with some help from his ghost) $7.99
Cornwell, Bernard The Pagan Lord (Saxon Tales #7: Alfred the Great is dead and his son Edward reigns. The Danes in the north stand ready to invade. Uhtred, out of favor with the new king, leads a band of outcasts north to recapture his old family home in Northumbria. Loyalties will be divided and men will fall as each Saxon kingdom is drawn into the bloodiest battle yet with the Danes; Signed copies expected) $27.99
de la Motte, Anders Buzz (HP Pettersson #2: Four months after beginning the Game, HP now has freedom, money, and no responsibilities - plus insomnia and paranoia. He misses the rush of the Game, and the attention. At times, he even hopes the Game Master will find him. When he catches the eye of a powerful CEO for all the wrong reasons, he may get his wish) $16.00
Ferris, Gordon Pilgrim Soul (Douglas Brodie #3: Glasgow, 1947: The Jewish community turns to ex-cop Douglas Brodie to solve a series of burglaries the police don't care about. When the thief is found butchered in a house he was robbing, and then the homeowner is murdered, the case disintegrates into chaos) $12.95
Fifield, Christy Murder Sends a Postcard (Haunted Souvenir Shop #3: PBO; When the auditor who is examining the local bank's shady dealings is murdered, Glory and her haunted parrot Bluebeard have to catch a killer and unravel a financial scandal) $7.99
Fowler, Earlene The Road to Cardinal Valley (Ruby McGavin #2: Ruby McGavin brings her brother Nash back to Cardinal, hoping to give him the fresh start he needs. When Nash starts drinking again and causes an accident, she decides to find her estranged mother to help with an intervention. But two states away, Etta Walker harbors a horrible secret that keeps her from reconnecting with the children she deserted years ago) $7.99
George, Elizabeth The Edge of Nowhere (Becca King #1: YA; Agatha Award finalist. Becca King is at risk from her ability to hear the thoughts of others. On the run from her stepfather, whose criminal activities she has discovered, she winds up on Whidbey Island. But can she trust the locals who befriend her?) $9.99
Gerritsen, Tess Body Double (Rizzoli & Isles #4: Reissue; Boston medical examiner Dr. Maura Isles is shocked to discover that a murdered woman who looks exactly like her is in fact a twin sister she didn't know about. The investigation leads Maura to the icy stranger who gave her life - and who might be planning to take it away) $9.99
Griffin/Butterworth Empire and Honor (Honor Bound #7: October 1945: When a German intelligence officer agrees to exchange Soviet nuclear secrets for an Allied escort to safety in Argentina, Cletus Frade and his colleagues are assigned the task) $9.99
Griffin/Butterworth Hazardous Duty (Presidential Agent #8: Mexican drug cartels and Somali pirates are threatening US citizens. Colonel Charley Castillo and his men would be just the solution, except the President had Castillo forcibly retired from the military, and Castillo's men are scattered, many in hiding. How will it all play out?) $27.95
Grimes, Martha The Way of All Fish (Candy & Karl #2: Hitmen Candy and Karl have been asked to 'get rid of' literary agent L. Bass Hess. After their initial surveillance, they almost decline, but when they hear that he's suing writer Cindy Sella for a commission on a novel he didn't represent, they decide to help, devising a series of zany capers to drive Hess out of New York City - permanently) $26.99
Hammett/Cline, Sally Dashiell Hammett: Man of Mystery (Nonfiction; Cline uses fresh research, including interviews with Hammett's family, to reexamine the life and works of the writer who changed the face of crime fiction) $19.95
Harris, Tessa The Devil's Breath (Thomas Silkstone #3: PBO; 1780s: Anatomist Dr. Thomas Silkstone travels to the English countryside to unravel a tangled web of mystery, medicine, and murder) $15.00
Harvey, John Good Bait (When a 17-year-old Moldovan boy is found dead on Hampstead Heath, DCI Karen Shields and her unit investigate; the case is tied to a web of gang warfare and organized crime that infiltrates almost every aspect of London society) $14.95
Higgins, Jack The Death Trade (Sean Dillon #20: An Iranian scientist has made a breakthrough in weapons research, but doesn't want his regime to have it. If he runs, his family dies. It's up to Sean Dillon and his team to come up with a plan) $26.95
Hollis, Lee Death of a Chocoholic (Hayley Powell #4: PBO; When plus-size chocolatier Bessie Winthrop is found dead in her kitchen, Hayley suspects that Bessie's heart attack might actually be a candy-coated murder) $7.99
Hyzy, Julie Home of the Braised (White House Chef #7: PBO; The president is in danger at a state dinner, unless Olivia can get to him before it's too late) $7.99
Johnston, Linda O. Teacup Turbulence (Pet Rescue #5: PBO; With small-dog adoptions skyrocketing in LA, Lauren arranges a flight to bring in teacup pups from a shelter with a surplus. When they're accompanied by a prickly rescue worker who winds up murdered, it's up to Lauren to find out who wanted the woman put down) $7.99
Kellerman, Jonathan Guilt (Alex Delaware #28: LAPD Lt. Milo Sturgis and psychologist Alex Delaware investigate when the skeletons of two infants, wrapped in 60-year-old newspapers, are found inside a crumbling greenhouse) $9.99
King, Laurie R. A Grave Talent (Kate Martinelli #1: Reissue; Edgar and New Blood Dagger winner. Her first homicide case takes inspector Kate Martinelli and her seasoned partner Al Hawkin to a small community outside San Francisco, where three little girls' bodies have been found. One of the residents was once convicted of a heinous crime. But what really happened all those years ago? To bring a murderer to justice, Kate must delve into the woman's dark past) $15.00
King, Laurie R. To Play the Fool (Kate Martinelli #2: Reissue; When homeless people cremate a beloved dog in Golden Gate Park, the San Francisco police overlook a few broken regulations. But when the dog's owner gets the same fiery send-off, and the autopsy suggests homicide, inspectors Kate Martinelli and Al Hawkin have a victim with no positive ID, a group of witnesses with little love for the cops, and a possible suspect who communicates only through quotations) $15.00
King, Laurie R. With Child (Kate Martinelli #3: Reissue; Edgar finalist. When Dio, a homeless boy she befriended in a park, disappears without a word of farewell, twelve-year-old Jules Cameron turns to Kate Martinelli for help. But the search for Dio will prove to be much more than they expected; when Jules disappears, a desperate hunt begins) $15.00
Knox, Annie Paws for Murder (Pet Boutique #1: PBO; Izzy McHale wants her Minnesota pet boutique to be the height of canine couture and feline fashion. But at the store's grand opening, she stumbles across a dead body. When her best friend becomes prime suspect, Izzy is determined to clear Rena's name) $7.99
Konnikova, Maria Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes (Nonfiction; psychologist Konnikova reveals how the mental strategies of the world's greatest detective can help anyone sharpen perception, solve problems, and enhance creative powers) $16.00
Kramer, Julie Shunning Sarah (Riley Spartz #5: When a murder victim is identified as a young Amish women, the police find it difficult to investigate. But TV reporter Riley Spartz finds a clue the cops missed, and uncovers a web of fraud and deception in the community, driven by motives as old as the Bible: sex and money) $7.99
Kramer, Julie Delivering Death (Riley Spartz #6: When she receives a package of smelly human teeth in the mail at the TV station, investigative journalist Riley Spartz becomes embroiled in one of Minneapolis' odder homicide cases. The trail leads to an identity theft ring linking low-life crooks to white-collar opportunists; Signed copies expected) $24.99
L'Amour, Louis The Hills of Homicide (Reissue; Collection; short crime fiction, each story selected and introduced by the author) $5.99
Laurie, Victoria The Ghoul Next Door (Ghost Hunter #8: PBO; Back home in Boston, psychic medium M.J. Holliday and her crew of ghost busters have to deal with a case of possession by a sinister spirit) $7.99
Levine, Laura Shoes to Die For (Jaine Austen #4: Reissue; When freelance writer Jaine Austen arrives at a boutique to pitch her ideas for their magazine ads, she finds one of the clerks dead, stabbed with a stiletto heel. Now all Jaine has to do is figure out who hated the woman the most) $7.99
Levine, Laura Killing Cupid (Jaine Austen #12: Jane lands a job writing for an online matchmaker, but her new boss treats the employees like dirt, and promises her clients results she doesn't deliver. So it's no surprise when the chiselling cupid winds up dead at a Valentine's Day event) $25.00
Lourey, Jess January Thaw (Murder by Month #9: PBO; Tracking down the family that built Prospect House leads PI-in-training Mira James to an 1865 letter that embroils her in a cold case of treachery) $14.99
Marcinko/DeFelice Curse of the Infidel (Rogue Warrior #18: Co-opted into a CIA covert op, the Rogue Warrior winds up in a dire situation only SEAL Team Six can extract him from. Intel about a ship full of explosives and contraband headed for the US leads him to call in members of the original SEAL Team Six for additional help) $26.99
Margolin, Phillip Sleight of Hand (Dana Cutler #4: Charles Benedict - criminal defense lawyer, amateur illusionist, and professional hitman - and PI Dana Cutler are on a collision course set in motion by Benedict's greatest sleight of hand yet: framing a millionaire for the murder of his wife) $9.99
Marks, Mary Forget Me Knot (Quilty Tuesdays #1: PBO; With a fancy quilt show coming to town, Martha and her friends invite newcomer Claire to join their Quilty Tuesdays. When they arrive at Claire's home, they find her dead. And when Claire's prize-winning quilts disappear soon after, Martha decides to investigate) $7.99
Martin, Carol Ann Tapestry of Lies (Weaving #2: PBO; When her good friend Jenny becomes a suspect in the murder of a local coffee shop owner, Della decides to unravel the mystery) $7.99
McCafferty, Keith The Gray Ghost Murders (Sean Stranahan #2: When two men are found buried on Sphinx Mountain, Sheriff Martha Ettinger suspects murder, and turns to PI Sean Stranahan for help. Sean already has a case - finding a valuable fishing fly that may have been stolen - and it looks like there may be a connection) $15.00
McEwen, S/Koloniar, T Sniper Elite: One-Way Trip (A SEAL sniper defies orders and launches a mission to free a helicopter pilot being held by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan) $9.99
McGee, James Resurrectionist (Matthew Hawkwood #2: A new term at London's anatomy schools stokes demand for fresh corpses, and the resurrection men vie for control of the market. Their rivalry takes an ugly turn when a grave robber is murdered and his body displayed as a warning to other gangs. Bow Street Runner Matthew Hawkwood must hunt down those responsible) $14.95
McGee, James Rebellion (Matthew Hawkwood #4: October 1812: With Britain and France still at war, Bow Street Runner Matthew Hawkwood has been seconded to the foreign arm of the Secret Service. He's sent to Paris to help put into motion a daring plan that could end the war) $25.95
Milchman, Jenny Cover of Snow (Nora wakes up one morning to find her husband has committed suicide, leaving no note. Why would a rock-solid police officer suddenly end it all? She searches for an explanation, but no one will answer her questions - a powerful conspiracy intends to keep its dark secrets hidden) $15.00
Miller, Emma Plain Murder (Rachel Mast #1: PBO; 15 years after leaving her Amish home, Rachel has returned to run a B&B nearby. When the body of a prominent businessman is found in her Uncle Aaron's cow pasture, Rachel knows her people won't talk to the police, but they will talk to her) $15.00
Mitzner, Adam A Case of Redemption (New York defense attorney Dan Sorenson agrees to defend a rapper accused of killing his pop star girlfriend) $7.99
Neuhaus, Nele Snow White Must Die (von Bodenstein & Kirchhoff #4: When a woman dies after being pushed off a bridge, the investigation leads police detectives Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver von Bodenstein to the woman's home in a German village, where two teenage girls vanished years ago, and the woman's son was convicted based on circumstantial evidence) $14.99
O'Connor, T.J. Dying to Know (Gumshoe Ghost #1: PBO; After being shot dead in his home with his own service revolver, Tuck returns as a ghost, and sets out to solve his own murder) $14.99
Parker, R/Knott, R Bull River (Cole & Hitch #6: Territorial Marshal Virgil Cole and Deputy Everett Hitch are tasked with investigating the robbery of Comstock Bank, recovering the loot, and bringing the criminals to justice) $26.95
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) $15.00
Pattison, Eliot Mandarin Gate (Shan Tao Yun #7: Shan, an exiled Beijing cop, is settling into a menial job inspecting irrigation and sewer ditches in a remote Tibetan township. When the bodies of two unidentified men and a Tibetan nun are found strewn across the grounds of an old Buddhist temple, he suspects the Chinese police plan to cover up the crime) $15.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Nigeria Meltdown (Executioner #422: PBO; Bolan teams up with the Nigerian military to stop a secret brotherhood that is plotting a revolution) $5.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Jungle Firestorm (SuperBolan #163: PBO; Bolan goes after a Mumbai crime syndicate with terrorist connections) $6.99
Rickman, Phil The Magus of Hay (Merrily Watkins #12: When a man's body is found below a waterfall near Hay-on-Wye, what DI Frannie Bliss finds in the dead man's home sends him to Merrily Watkins, the Diocese of Hereford's official advisor on the paranormal, for help) $24.95
Rother, Caitlin I'll Take Care of You (PBO; Nonfiction; the murder of Newport Beach millionaire Bill McLaughlin by his fiance and her NFL linebacker lover) $7.99
Rowland, M.L. Zero-Degree Murder (Search & Rescue #1: PBO; When her teammate disappears with their radio, Gracie Kinkaid will need all her wits and search & rescue expertise to keep herself and an injured hiker alive during a blizzard in the California mountains) $7.99
Sayers, Dorothy L. Whose Body? (Peter Wimsey #1: Reissue; A financier has vanished from his bedroom. A corpse has been found in the bath of an architect's flat, wearing nothing but a pair of pince-nez. Intrigued by these odd events, gentleman sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey begins his own inquiry) $14.99
Sayers, Dorothy L. Clouds of Witnesses (Peter Wimsey #2: Reissue; When his sister Mary's fiance is found dead outside the Wimsey family shooting lodge and his brother Gerald is charged with the murder, Lord Peter and his friend Inspector Charles Parker investigate. Why are Mary and Gerald behaving strangely? And will the truth save Gerald, or condemn him?) $14.99
Sayers, Dorothy L. Unnatural Death (alternate title: The Dawson Pedigree) (Peter Wimsey #3: Reissue; The wealthy old woman died much sooner than the doctor expected. Did she suddenly succumb to illness, or was it murder? Lord Peter Wimsey begins to investigate, assisted by his trusted manservant Bunter and by Miss Climpson, a shrewd middle-aged woman with a gift for asking the right questions) $14.99
Sayers, Dorothy L. The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (Peter Wimsey #4: Reissue; On November 11, old General Fentiman is found dead in an armchair at the Bellona Club. No one knows exactly when his death occurred - information essential in determining the recipient of a substantial inheritance. Lord Peter Wimsey will need all his sleuthing skills to find the answer to that question) $14.99
Sidebottom, Harry Wolves of the North (Warrior of Rome #5: CE 263: With the Empire in turmoil, Ballista heads north, to try to turn the brutal Heruli against each other. As he and his retinue travel, someone picks them off one by one, leaving behind mutilated corpses and terror) $15.95
Smith, Alexander McCall Trains and Lovers (As they travel by rail from Edinburgh to London, four strangers entertain one another with tales of how trains have changed their lives) $15.95
Timberlake, Amy One Came Home (Kids; Wisconsin, 1871: Georgie is known for her uncanny aim with a rifle, and for speaking her mind. But after she blurts out something she shouldn't, her sister Agatha runs off. When the sheriff returns with an unidentifiable body wearing Agatha's dress, Georgie refuses to believe the facts before her. She will track every last clue and shred of evidence to bring Agatha home) $6.99
Watterson, Kate Buried (Ellie MacIntosh #3: PBO; Detective Ellie MacIntosh's attention is divided between a sudden rash of apparently unrelated cop killings, and the discovery of an old, hidden grave on her grandfather's property) $7.99
Weber, Tracy Murder Strikes a Pose (Downward Dog #1: PBO; Yoga instructor Kate Davidson strikes up a friendship with George, a homeless alcoholic, and his dog Bella. When she finds George dead, the police dismiss it as drug-related, but Kate knows otherwise. With the murderer on her trail, Kate must solve the case fast, or her next Corpse Pose will be for real) $14.99
Williams, Charlotte The House on the Cliff (A visit to a client's mansion on the coast of Wales ensnares therapist Jessica Mayhew in the mystery surrounding the drowning death of one of the family's employees) $14.99
Wolf, Dick The Execution (Jeremy Fisk #2: During United Nations week, NYPD detective Jeremy Fisk works with Mexican detective Cecilia Garza to stop an assassin) $27.99
Woods, Stuart Standup Guy (Stone Barrington #28: Stone gives legal advice to a client, involving money stolen in a famous heist 20 years ago, and sends the man on his way, but it's soon clear that won't be the end of this case - a lot of people are very interested) $26.95

EXPECTED MID-JANUARY

Axelrod, Steven Nantucket Sawbuck (Henry Kennis #1: With some help from the State Police, Chief of Police Henry Kennis, a newcomer from California, solves the murder of a Nantucket homeowner. But Kennis can't shake the feeling that they've missed something, and discovers plenty of scandal and intrigue behind the scenes) $14.95
Bilal, Parker Dogstar Rising (Makana #2: 2001: The mutilated bodies of young boys are turning up in Cairo's backstreets, and the Copts are being blamed. While investigating a case involving a disgruntled travel agent and stolen money, PI Makana meets a woman with a dangerous secret. When she asks for his help, he stumbles upon an unlikely link to the murdered boys) $17.00
Billingham, Mark From the Dead (Tom Thorne #9: When her husband's charred remains were found in his burnt-out car, Donna Langford was found guilty of conspiracy to murder him and sent to prison. Now she's received an anonymous letter with a photo of her husband - he seems to be alive and well. But where is he? Who sent the photo, and why?) $26.00
Bradley, Alan The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches (Flavia de Luce #6: 1951: A cryptic message, from a stranger at the railway station who is killed moments later, starts 11-year-old Flavia along a trail of clues that leads from a reel of film stashed in the attic to the deepest secrets of the de Luce family, involving none other than Winston Churchill) $24.00
Brody, Frances A Medal for Murder (Kate Shackleton #2: 1920s England: Kate's night out at the theatre is anything but relaxing. First she stumbles across a body with a knife sticking out of its chest, then the play's leading lady is kidnapped and held for ransom. It's up to Kate to piece together the clues, and lure the criminals out of their lairs) $15.99
Canadeo, Anne A Dark and Stormy Knit (Black Sheep #6: PBO; The new parking meters on Main Street are found covered with cat-faced cozies - the mysterious Knit Kats have struck again! The stitching graffiti artists' pranks are good fun, until a corpse is found covered in yarn tangles identical to Knit Kat handiwork. The Black Sheep set out to unmask a crafty killer) $15.00
Christer, Sam The Rome Prophecy (Tom Shaman #2: A woman, covered in blood, has been arrested in the streets of Rome. She claims to be an ancient prophet in search of a mystical amulet hidden in the city. As ex-priest Tom Shaman works to unravel the mystery, the woman's deadly visions begin to come true) $26.95
Clark, Mary Jane Footprints in the Sand (Piper Donovan #3: When a body turns up on the Florida beach where her cousin's wedding is supposed to take place, it falls to Piper to unmask a killer) $13.99
Danticat, Edwidge (ed) Haiti Noir 2: The Classics (Anthology; classic crime fiction (short stories and excerpts from longer works) by Haitian authors) $15.95
Delany, Vicki Gold Web (Klondike #4: 1898: As international intrigue abounds and Corporal Richard Sterling of the NWMP searches for a murderer, Fiona's son Angus takes a job as a photographer's assistant, a new dancer almost causes a riot, and Fiona tells herself she is not at all bothered by the amount of attention Richard Sterling is paying to Miss Eleanor Jennings) $17.99
Ellis, Warren Gun Machine (After a shootout in a condemned tenement claims the life of his partner, detective John Tallow stumbles across an apartment stacked high with guns. And it turns out that each weapon was used in a different, unsolved murder, stretching back 20 years or more) $17.00
Hall, Parnell NYPD Puzzle (Puzzle Lady #15: On a trip to NYC, Cora becomes prime suspect in a murder. The real killer is leaving puzzle clues - crosswords that Cora can't solve on her own. To clear her name, Cora must match wits with a gruff - and attractive - New York cop) $24.99
Holmberg, John-Henri (ed) A Darker Shade of Sweden (Anthology; crime stories by Swedish writers) $26.00
Johnson, Deborah The Secret of Magic (1946: A letter from the NAACP sends young attorney Regina Robichard from New York City to the Deep South to look into the murder of a Negro war hero) $26.95
Kallentoft, Mons Summer Death (UK title: Summertime Death) (Malin Fors #2: A teenage girl is found naked and bleeding in a Linkoping park, without any recollection of what has happened to her. Next, a grisly discovery is made on a beach. With the whole town on edge, police superintendent Malin Fors must uncover the secrets behind these crimes) $16.00
Katzenbach, John Red 1-2-3 (Three women with nothing in common, except they have red hair - and have been targeted for murder. The Wolf has sent each of them a letter, and is biding his time, waiting for the perfect moment. He didn't plan on them discovering each other and banding together to turn the tables on him) $27.00
Klavan, Andrew A Killer in the Wind (Three years ago, NYPD vice cop Dan Champion shut down a sex slavery ring, but the case broke him. Now he's a small town cop, but when a woman's body washes ashore, his past returns to haunt him) $15.00
Lawrence, Caroline P.K. Pinkerton and the Petrified Man (P.K. Pinkerton #2: Kids; 1862: Martha, a former slave, turns to 12-year-old P.K. Pinkerton for help after her employer, Virginia City saloon gal Sally Sampson, is murdered. When Martha disappears, P.K. turns to Poker Face Jace for help tracking down the killer) $7.99
Logue, Mary Lake of Tears (Claire Watkins #9: A young woman's bones are found in the ashes of the Burning Boat, a replica of a Norwegian longboat burned on the shores of Lake Pepin. To get to the heart of the mystery surrounding the death, Claire must understand what happened in an attack in the mountains of Afghanistan, which left one man dead, one man wounded, and one man disturbed) $16.99
Malloy, Mary The Wonder Chamber (Lizzie Manning #3: While creating an exhibition for her college's centennial, Professor Lizzie Manning finds an unexpected mummified occupant in a sarcophagus, drawing her into a mystery that reaches back to ancient Egypt, and to German-occupied Italy in the 1940s) $15.95
Margolin, Phillip Worthy Brown's Daughter (Oregon, 1859: Lawyer Matthew Penny agrees to represent newly freed slave Worthy Brown. The lawsuit, to get custody of Worthy's daughter from their former master, sets events in motion that lead to murder charges against Worthy, and creates a dilemma that could send either Worthy or Matthew to the hangman) $26.99
Myers, Beverle Graves Whispers of Vivaldi (Tito Amato #6: Venice, 1745: Misfortune has left Tito's voice a husky croak. Fortunately, he can reinvent himself, staging operas at his beloved Teatro San Marco. Unfortunately, that leads to him being accused of murdering Maestro Torani in order to take his place as principal director; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
Neuhaus, Nele Bad Wolf (von Bodenstein & Kirchoff #6: Two cases - the murder of an unidentified teenage girl, and a near-fatal attack on a journalist investigating a child welfare organization and a child pornography ring involving society's elite - lead police detectives von Bodenstein and Kirchoff to a terrible secret) $25.99
Oates, Joyce Carol Daddy Love (A novel of child abduction and torture from an expert purveyor of psychological horror) $15.00
Patterson, J/Karp, M NYPD Red (When a famous producer is poisoned at a New York City film festival, it's just the first in a series of wildly theatrical killings) $10.00
Pryor, Mark The Blood Promise (Hugo Marston #3: PBO; Hugo Marston is at a French chateau, safeguarding an unpredictable but popular US senator, when someone discovers a 200-year-old chest and the secrets within, and decides that the power and money they promise are worth killing for) $15.95
Rankin, Ian Saints of the Shadow Bible (Inspector Rebus #19 / Malcolm Fox #4: Rebus is back on the force with a demotion and a chip on his shoulder. And a case is being reopened, with his team from 30 years ago suspected of helping a murderer escape justice to further their own ends. Malcolm Fox is tasked with finding out the truth) $26.00
Rhodes, Kate Crossbones Yard (Alice Quentin #1: Ray and Marie Benson killed 13 women before they were caught. Six years later, psychologist Alice Quentin discovers a woman's body, with wounds that are horrifyingly similar to the Bensons' signature style, and agrees to help the London police profile the killer) $14.99
Shepherd, Lloyd The Poisoned Island (Charles Horton #2: 1812: Thames River Police Chief Charles Horton discovers a series of bizarre deaths is connected to the cargo of a research vessel laden with natural specimens from Tahiti. When one of the specimens begins to show frightening changes, Horton wonders just how 'natural' they are) $16.00
Smith, Lachlan Bear Is Broken (Leo Maxwell #1: When his brother Teddy, a successful if reviled criminal defense attorney, is shot and ends up in a coma, Leo goes on the hunt. Teddy had enemies on the street and within the police department, and as Leo digs deeper, the suspect list gets longer) $15.00
Staincliffe, Cath Dead to Me (Scott & Bailey #1: Seasoned homicide detective Janet Scott is teamed up with impulsive, ambitious newcomer Rachel Bailey. A stabbing murder on a North Manchester housing estate forces Janet to face personal demons, while Rachel's actions threaten her future on the Murder Team) $25.99
Temple, Peter Dead Point (Jack Irish #3: Reissue; Ned Kelly winner, best novel. Jack's latest job: finding Robbie Colburn. He finds his target is of great interest to some powerful people with bad habits and little respect for the criminal justice system) $14.95
Todd, Charles Hunting Shadows (Ian Rutledge #16: A society wedding becomes a crime scene when a man is murdered; when a second body is found, the local constabulary calls in Scotland Yard. As Inspector Rutledge investigates, a clear suspect emerges, but the facts don't add up) $25.99
Turnage, Sheila Three Times Lucky (Desperado Detective Agency #1: Kids; Newbery Honor Book. 11 years ago, young Mo washed ashore in Tupelo Landing, NC. She found a home with the Colonel - a cafe owner with a forgotten past - and cafe hostess Miss Lana. When the Colonel is implicated in a murder, Mo and her best friend Dale jump in to investigate) $7.99
Webb, Wendy The Vanishing (Julia Bishop is offered a job caring for a former horror novelist. After arriving at the estate on Lake Superior, she learns of unsettling connections to her own family tree. Why was she really brought to Havenwood? And what secrets are held prisoner there?) $15.99

EXPECTED EARLY FEBRUARY

Aames, Avery Days of Wine and Roquefort (Cheese Shop #5: PBO; A visiting sommelier is staying with Charlotte; when the woman winds up dead, Charlotte finds plenty of suspects) $7.99
Aaronovitch, Ben Broken Homes (Peter Grant #4: Police constable and apprentice magician Peter Grant has three main objectives for the new year: pass the detective exam; work out what his relationship with Lesley is supposed to be; and get through the year without destroying a major London landmark. The prime suspect in a mutilation killing in Crawley may be an associate of the Faceless Man. Now something odd is going on at a housing estate inhabited by the truly desperate. And if it's connected to the Crawley case, Peter might have some jurisdiction problems with the local river spirits) $7.99
Abbott, Jeff Downfall (Sam Capra #3: When a woman walks into ex-CIA agent Sam Capra's bar and whispers an urgent plea for help, Sam is thrust into a fight for his life against a shadowy alliance using wealth and power to bend the world to their will) $8.00
Alden, Laura Poison at the PTA (Beth Kennedy #5: PBO; Beth has been working nonstop, so she lets someone else organize the PTA's 80th anniversary event. But when one of the event speakers is poisoned, Beth's next order of business is catching a killer) $7.99
Allende, Isabel Ripper (The daughter of San Francisco's Deputy Chief of Homicide, Amanda is a natural-born sleuth. A string of strange murders plunges her into her own investigation. But when her mom disappears, she must solve the most complex mystery she's ever faced; Signed copies expected) $28.99
Arlington, Lucy Books, Cooks, and Crooks (Novel Idea #3: PBO; When a celebrity chef is killed during the annual cookbook fair, literary agent Lila Wilkins must scramble to figure out which of her clients is a killer) $7.99
Ballard, Mignon F. Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble (Miss Dimple #4: 1944: When a young woman disappears from their Georgia town, then is found murdered, Miss Dimple and her fellow teachers are determined to find the killer) $24.99
Berenson, Alex The Night Ranger (John Wells #7: Wells goes undercover to track four Americans and the Somali bandits who snatched them) $9.99
Blaedel, Sara Farewell to Freedom (Louise Rick #3: A young woman's murder and an abandoned baby lead Copenhagen detective Louise Rick to a human trafficking ring) $14.95
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) $15.99
Bryan, Mollie Cox Death of an Irish Diva (Cumberland Creek #3: PBO; When an famed Irish dancer is found dead just after the St. Patrick's Day parade, Vera, the owner of a rival dance studio, is prime suspect, and Annie sets out to clear her scrapbooking friend's name) $7.99
Burdette, Lucy Murder with Ganache (Key West Food Critic #4: PBO; Hayley's family has arrived in Key West, and her stepbrother Roby has vanished into the spring break party scene. Hayley goes in search of him, finding him barely conscious - and his female companion dead. She'll have to clear his name before someone else gets iced) $7.99
Cameron, Marc Time of Attack (Jericho Quinn #4: PBO; Searching for the sniper who attacked his family, special agent Jericho Quinn uncovers a cabal of elite assassins) $9.99
Carter, Ally Perfect Scoundrels (Heist Society #3: YA; When Hale inherits his grandmother's billion-dollar corporation, his new role leaves no place for Kat and their old heists. But Kat won't let him go that easily, especially after she gets a tip that his grandmother's will may have been altered in an elaborate con to steal the company's fortune) $9.99
Chisholm, P.F. An Air of Treason (Sir Robert Carey #6: 1590s: Queen Elizabeth orders dashing courtier Sir Robert Carey to investigate the 1560 death of Amy Dudley, a task that makes him deeply uneasy, as the Queen is an obvious suspect and his own father was clearly involved; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
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) $9.99
Collins, Kate Throw in the Trowel (Flower Shop #15: PBO; Back from their honeymoon, Abby and Marco search for the identity of a skeleton found buried in the basement of Marco's bar. If they can't unearth the killer's identity, they may not live to see their first anniversary) $7.99
Connolly, Sheila Scandal in Skibbereen (County Cork #2: PBO; Maura agrees to help a visitor meet with the residents of the local manor house, the most likely location of a long-lost Van Dyck painting the woman is searching for. When the manor gardener is found murdered, Maura wonders what the woman's motives really are) $7.99
Coughlin, J/Davis, D Time to Kill (Sniper #6: With an Islamic terrorist group planning to bring Egypt under Iran's political control, Washington turns to the one man who can restore balance in the region: Marine master sniper Kyle Swanson) $9.99
de la Motte, Anders Bubble (HP Pettersson #3: Convinced that the Game Master and past characters are following him, and that the police are watching him, HP decides he must finish one last Game assignment and expose the Game Master's secrets once and for all) $16.00
Dorsey, Tim Tiger Shrimp Tango (Serge Storms #17: No one can keep Florida safe from invasive criminal species better than its self-appointed Sunshine Sheriff, serial killer Serge Storms. When an internet scam leads to the death of a few innocents and a young woman's disappearance, Serge, his drugged-up sidekick Coleman, and his PI pal Mahoney load up the car for a riotous road trip to set things right) $25.99
Elo, Elisabeth North of Boston (When the fishing boat Pirio is on is rammed by a freighter, she survives four hours in the North Atlantic. But the boat's owner is not so lucky. Pirio can't shake the suspicion that the sinking was no accident. With the help of a journalist, she begins unraveling a lethal plot involving the whaling grounds off Baffin Island) $27.95
Fahy, Warren Pandemonium (Sequel to Fragment . In a Russian tycoon's underground metropolis, biologists Nell and Geoffrey Binswanger are confronted by biological horrors and voracious predators that are rising up from the bowels of the Earth to consume our world) $7.99
Ferris, Monica The Drowning Spool (Needlecraft #17: Betsy jumps at the opportunity to teach a class at the local senior complex; her sleuthing skills are called for when a woman's body is found floating in the therapy pool) $24.95
Finch, Charles The Last Enchantments (After working on a disappointing presidential campaign, William Baker decides to take a year off. A trip to Oxford, England, leads to a whirlwind of unexpected friendships and romantic entanglements) $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) $7.99
Harris, Gregory The Arnifour Affair (Colin Pendragon #1: PBO; Lady Arnifour's husband has been beaten to death and her niece left in a coma. Police suspect the groundskeeper and his son, yet the widow is convinced of their innocence. As Colin Pendragon and his partner Ethan Pruitt delve into the family's muddy history, a street urchin begs their help in finding his missing sister. The truth about these seemingly disparate cases will prove both dangerous and disquieting) $15.00
Harris, Robert An Officer and a Spy (Paris, 1895: Recently made head of the counterespionage agency that helped convict Alfred Dreyfus of treason, George Picquart believes Dreyfus is guilty, but gradually comes to suspect that a spy remains at large in the military, and uncovers evidence that points to deceit at the highest levels) $27.95
Haywood, B.B. Town in a Strawberry Swirl (Candy Holliday #5: PBO; A local berry farmer has been found dead near his strawberry fields. Lydia St. Graves was seen leaving the scene of the crime; she turns to Candy for help finding the real killer) $7.99
Hiaasen, Carl Dance of the Reptiles (PBO; The best of his syndicated columns from the past 12 years, covering topics both local and national) $15.95
James, Miranda The Silence of the Library (Cat in the Stacks #5: PBO; A public appearance by the author of the Veronica Thane girl detective series draws an unruly swarm of mystery buffs. It's rumored that she penned Veronica Thane stories that remain under wraps, and one rabid fan will stop at nothing - not even murder - to get hold of them) $7.99
Johansen, Iris Silencing Eve (Eve Duncan #17: Is Eve's death a hoax designed to ensnare her brutal captor? Or, if Eve is still alive, how much longer can this charade continue before she falls into even greater danger?) $7.99
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) $14.99
Kasasian, Martin The Mangle Street Murders (Gower Street #1: London, 1882: Their investigation of a young woman's murder leads March Middleton and her guardian Sidney Grice to the darkest alleys of the East End; the case threatens to boil over into civil unrest) $24.95
Kinnings, Max Baptism (In the tunnels of the London Underground, DCI Ed Mallory faces the greatest challenge of his unconventional career as a hostage crisis negotiator, a high-stakes showdown with a psychopath who combines religious fanaticism with a chilling disregard for human life) $24.95
Kurland, Michael Who Thinks Evil (Professor Moriarty #5: London, 1892: When the queen's grandson disappears from a brothel where a prostitute has been murdered, Sherlock Holmes is unavailable, so the royal family turns to Dr. James Moriarty to find the missing prince and clear him of the murder. The killer plans to frame Moriarty for the crimes) $25.99
Lambdin, Dewey The King's Marauder (Alan Lewrie #20: 1807: With orders to lead raids along the Spanish Coast, Captain Lewrie leaves England for Gibraltar; the mission is complicated by an incompetent Army officer, and by a Special Branch agent with orders of his own) $25.99
Lawhon, Ariel The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress (A reimagining of a scandalous mystery that rocked the nation in 1930 - Justice Joseph Crater's infamous disappearance - as seen through the eyes of the three women who knew him best) $25.95
Lee, Elizabeth A Tough Nut to Kill (Nut House #1: PBO; Lindy Blanchard has spent years saving the pecan trees on her family's Texas ranch. Now her Uncle Amos has been murdered, and the new seedlings have been stolen. Who is out to ruin the family? With the sheriff stumped, it's up to Lindy and her grandmother to save the ranch and tree a killer) $7.99
Logan, Kylie A Tale of Two Biddies (Literary Ladies #2: PBO; When the town's Bastille Day celebration is cut short by murder, solving the mystery will be a far, far better thing than the Literary Ladies have done before) $7.99
London, Meg A Fatal Slip (Sweet Nothings Lingerie #3: PBO; Emma and her Aunt Arabella are invited to a birthday ball for Hugh Granger, one of Arabella's old flames. When he gets pushed from a balcony, Arabella winds up framed for the murder) $7.99
Long, David Bizarre London: A Guide to the Capital's Secrets & Surprises (A tour of London's strangest and most intriguing locations, ranging from architectural evidence of past incidents and stories of life beneath the city to anecdotes of magic, mystery, and murder) $18.95
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) $17.00
Maloney, Shane Stiff (Murray Whelan #1: Reissue; There's a corpse in the freezer at a suburban Melbourne meatworks. Trust Murray Whelan - minder, fixer, and general dogsbody for the Minister for Industry - to sort this mess out) $14.95
Maloney, Shane The Brush-Off (Murray Whelan #2: Reissue; Ned Kelly winner, best novel. When a disgruntled young artist is found drowned in the ornamental moat outside the National Gallery, the police rule it a suicide, or perhaps an accident, but Murray Whelan, political advisor to the newly appointed Minister of Culture, is not so sure) $14.95
McEvoy, C/Olanoff, L Fatal Jealousy (PBO; Nonfiction; convicted of murder and then paroled, Michael Ballard later stabs four people to death) $7.99
McDermott, Andy The Shadow Protocol (UK title: The Persona Protocol) (Adam Gray #1: Covert agent Adam Gray is armed with a device that copies the brain patterns of terrorists and operatives he meets. For 24 hours he can recall their memories and know their plans. Now Gray and his team are racing to prevent the release a radioactive isotope that could kill millions) $9.99
McLaughlin, Staci Green Living Can Be Deadly (Blossom Valley #3: PBO; Dana hopes the Green Living Festival will inspire locals to reduce their carbon footprints. When a green energy guru is murdered, Dana needs to stop a killer from turning her big event into a disaster) $7.99
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) $14.95
Page, Katherine Hall The Body in the Piazza (Faith Fairchild #20: When Faith Fairchild and her husband celebrate a big anniversary with a trip to Italy, murder and mayhem turn up on the itinerary) $7.99
Patterson, J/Roughan, H Second Honeymoon (John O'Hara #2: FBI Agent John O'Hara is on the trail of a serial killer who is targeting honeymooners, while Special Agent Sarah Brubaker is hunting a serial killer whose victims all have one chilling thing in common) $16.00
Pendleton, Don (creator) Breakout (Executioner #423: PBO; Bolan goes after an organization that is breaking dangerous criminals out of maximum-security prisons) $5.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Pulse Point (Stony Man #129: PBO; An attack on a Hawaiian Coast Guard station puts Stony Man on the trail of a North Korean electronic pulse weapon) $6.99
Pflugfelder/Hockensmith Nick and Tesla's Robot Army Rampage (Nick & Tesla #2: Kids; When their Uncle Newt agrees to engineer animatronics for an amusement park, Nick and Tesla wind up with access to the park. They discover that one of the park employees has a sinister plan; they'll have to build a few robots of their own to foil him) $12.95
Ramsland, Katherine Beating the Devil's Game (Nonfiction; traces the development of forensic investigation from 13th-century Chinese studies of decomposition through the Renaissance and the era of Newtonian physics to the marvels of the present day and beyond) $9.99
Reed, Hannah Beewitched (Queen Bee #5: PBO; A self-proclaimed witch has moved into their Wisconsin town. When the coven shows up for a new moon ritual and one of the witches ends up dead in the corn maze, Story must comb through both fact and fiction, before anyone else is murdered under the guise of magic) $7.99
Rollins, James The Eye of God (SIGMA Force #9: Commander Gray Pierce and SIGMA - joined by a pair of Vatican historians - race to uncover a truth tied to the fall of the Roman Empire, to a mystery bound in the roots of Christianity's origins, and to a weapon hidden for centuries that holds the fate of humanity) $9.99
Rucka, Greg Alpha (Jad Bell #1: When terrorists target a summer theme park, undercover Delta Force Master Sergeant Jad Bell scrambles to assess the threat and protect the visitors - and finds himself up against a villain whose training matches his in every way) $8.00
Scottoline, Lisa Think Twice (Bennie Rosato's evil identical twin buries her alive, then takes over Bennie's life. Determined to stay alive long enough to exact revenge, Bennie discovers that she is more like her sister than she ever imagined) $7.99
Simenon, Georges Pietr the Latvian (alternate title: The Strange Case of Peter the Lett) (Maigret #1: Reissue; New translation. Who is Pietr the Latvian? A gentleman thief? A Russian drinking absinthe? A married Norwegian sea captain? A twisted corpse in a train bathroom? All of these men? Inspector Maigret, tracking a mysterious adversary and a trail of bodies, must bide his time before the answer comes into focus) $10.00
Simenon, Georges The Late Monsieur Gallet (alternate titles: The Death of Monsieur Gallet / Maigret Stonewalled) (Maigret #3: Reissue; New translation. The circumstances of Monsieur Gallet's death all seem fake: the name he was traveling under, his presumed profession, and, suspiciously, his family's grief, which seems to hide ambiguous feelings about the man. Maigret discovers the appalling truth and the real crime hidden beneath the surface of their lies) $10.00
Sissel, Barbara Taylor Evidence of Life (Abby's husband and daughter are on a camping trip. When a storm rips through the region, they vanish. Disturbing clues surface as Abby searches for them; she finds herself caught in a current of lies that challenges everything she believes about her family) $7.99
Slaughter, Karin Unseen (Grant County #11 / Will Trent #7: Will is in Macon, undercover as a scary ex-con. Sara has no idea where he is, but comes to Macon when her cop stepson is gunned down, and unknowingly winds up working the same case Will is. Soon danger swirls around both of them) $7.99
Smith, Lachlan Lion Plays Rough (Leo Maxwell #2: With his brother Teddy disabled and dependent on him, Leo is on the lookout for a big case that will make his reputation as a lawyer. But the one he chooses lands him in a world of trouble - he finds himself framed for murder and sent to prison with a price on his head) $24.00
Stashower, Daniel The Hour of Peril (Nonfiction; the true story of a conspiracy to assassinate President Lincoln on the eve of the Civil War) $16.99
Stephens, Jeffrey S. Targets of Revenge (Jordan Sandor #3: All the scolding in Washington won't stop CIA agent Jordan Sandor when he's out for revenge. His newest target is a Venezuelan drug lord with a taste for slaughtering innocents - including Sandor's close friend) $7.99
Stout, David Carolina Skeletons (Reissue; 1989 Edgar winner, best first novel. 1940s South Carolina: Black teen Linus Bragg knows better, but he follows two white girls into the woods. When he comes to a clearing, both are dead, and Linus is the natural suspect. Forty years later, his nephew returns. Finding the fourth person who visited the clearing that day means reopening a chapter of the town's history that some would like to keep closed) $13.95
Stout/Goldsborough Murder in the Ball Park (Nero Wolfe: Watching the Giants take on the Dodgers, Archie Goodwin and Saul Panzer notice state senator Orson Milbank, a silver-haired scoundrel with plenty of enemies, in the box seats. A sniper takes out the senator during the fourth inning. Nero Wolfe has no interest in investigating the slaying, but Archie is swayed by the senator's lovely widow) $14.99
Straley, John Cold Storage, Alaska (Clive McCahon returns to his tiny Alaska hometown after a jail stint for dealing coke, not realizing the trouble he's bringing home. His vengeful old business partner is hot on his heels, a State Trooper is dying to bust him, and, to complicate everything, lately Clive has been hearing animals talking to him) $26.95
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) $16.00
Temple, Peter Shooting Star (Reissue; Ned Kelly winner, best novel. A teen has been abducted. Her wealthy family has summoned Frank Calder, subject to strict instructions. This is not the first kidnapping in the family, and hard lessons have been learned. But are the two events connected? And what is the motive? To find out, Frank Calder must go beyond his brief) $14.95
Tesh, Jane Bad Reputation (Madeline Maclin #4: When Wendall Clarke is found dead behind his new art gallery, there are plenty of suspects, including his ex-wife and a couple of local artists. PI Madeline Maclin sets out to catch the killer) $14.95
Thurlo, Aimee & David The Pawnbroker (Charlie Henry and his Army buddy Gordon Sweeney are the proud new owners of an Albuquerque pawnshop. When a friend is shot, they discover the shooting is related to the previous owner's questionable morals. The police reluctantly agree to let the two former soldiers help with the investigation) $25.99
Vachss, Andrew Urban Renewal (Cross #2: PBO; Cross and his crew of urban mercenaries are buying up houses on a Chicago block where only a few holdouts against urban decay remain. Both the cops and the underworld are watching closely, but are they the only ones?) $14.95
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) $9.99
Wilson, F. Paul Nightworld (Repairman Jack #16 / Adversary Cycle #6: The holes appear, the first in Central Park, near the apartment where Repairman Jack and a man as old as time watch with growing dread. At sundown, the first unearthly, hungry creatures appear. Jack and Glaeken search the Secret History to gather a ragtag army for a last stand against the Otherness) $8.99
Zimler, Richard The Seventh Gate (Berlin, 1932: When her father and boyfriend become Nazi collaborators, 14-year-old Sophie is forced to live a double life: she shares her dreams about becoming an actress with her beloved elderly neighbor and his friends, most of whom are Jews working secretly against the government. When one of them is sent to Dachau, she realizes there must be a Nazi traitor in the group. But who?) $16.95

EXPECTED MID-FEBRUARY

Baldacci, James 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) $10.00
Blum, Howard Dark Invasion: 1915: Germany's Secret War Against America (Nonfiction; Tom Tunney, head of the NYPD Bomb Squad, hunts for a team of saboteurs recruited by the Germans to bring down vital targets) $27.99
Brekke, Jorgen Where Monsters Dwell (A curator's murder at the Edgar Allan Poe Museum in Richmond, Virginia, is similar to that of an archivist in Trondheim, Norway. Both cases are somehow connected to a 16th-century book, bound in human skin, that appears to be the journal of a serial murderer) $24.99
Broach, Elise Treasure on Superstition Mountain (Superstition Mountain #2: Kids; On a return trip to the mountain, the Barker brothers and their friend Delilah find themselves entangled in a mystery as they uncover a treasure. When they barely survive an avalanche, the question remains: Is someone after them, or is the mountain itself seeking revenge?) $6.99
Brody, Frances Murder in the Afternoon (Kate Shackleton #3: When Harriet and Austin find their father dead in the quarry, they run for help. But when help arrives, there is no sign of the body. Mary Jane, the children's mother, is adamant that only Kate can help. But Mary Jane is hiding something - a secret from Kate's past that raises the stakes, putting both Kate and her family at risk) $25.99
Castle, Richard et al Storm Season (Derrick Storm GN #2: Full color graphic novel. Storm is hired to bug the hotel suite of an African head of state. When he hears a woman's terrified scream over the wire, he investigates, and discovers an international conspiracy - and perhaps the truth about Clara Strike, a CIA agent the world thinks is dead) $14.99
Cleeves, Ann Dead Water (Shetland #5: When a journalist's body is found, DI Willow Reeves is called in to head up the investigation, but DI Jimmy Perez has the local knowledge needed for the case. Willow and Jimmy soon realize that the journalist was chasing a story many Shetlanders don't want made public) $25.99
Colla, Elliot Baghdad Central (Baghdad, 2003: Iraqi police inspector Muhsin al-Khafaji investigates the disappearance of young women translators working for the US Army. The bloody trail leads through battles, bars, and brothels back to the Green Zone, where it all began) $14.95
Dunn, Matthew Slingshot (Will Cochrane #3: Ordered to recover a document stolen by a Russian traitor working for a former Stasi officer, MI6 turned CIA asset Will Cochrane finds himself pitted against a Russian agent with the same objective) $5.99
Gailey, Samuel W. Deep Winter (When Danny, a physically imposing brain-damaged man, is found next to a woman's murdered body, the local bully-turned-deputy figures the case is solved. The murder is the first in a series of crimes that appear to make Danny's guilt undeniable. But as the sheriff and a state trooper investigate each incident, they uncover an intricate web of lies) $25.95
Goodman, R/Soni, J Rome's Last Citizen (Biography of Marcus Porcius Cato: statesman, soldier, Stoic philosopher, and staunch defender of sacred Roman tradition) $16.99
Hart, Carolyn Castle Rock (Reissue; The night before Dan McIntire's riding accident, Selena Mallory overheard him arguing with someone. Since his death, strange accidents have plagued the ranch. Convinced that Dan's accident was anything but, Serena sets out to find the guilty party) $13.95
Horvath, Polly Mr. and Mrs. Bunny - Detectives Extraordinaire! (Kids; When Madeline arrives home from school on Vancouver Island, her hippie parents are missing. When she discovers she can understand animal languages, and that her parents have been kidnapped by foxes, she hires rabbit detectives to find them) $8.99
Jance, J.A. Moving Target (Ali Reynolds #9: While Ali is in England investigating the decades-old murder of Leland Brooks' father, B. turns to Sister Anselm to help him find out who set an incarcerated teen on fire) $25.99
Jansson, Anna Killer's Island (Maria Wern #11: The tale of the White Sea-Lady - of a young bride who drowns on her wedding night, then returns as a ghost to lure men into the watery depths - resurfaces on the Swedish island of Gotland when a nurse is found murdered in a wedding dress. DI Maria Wern investigates) $14.95
Jia, Mai Decoded (An autistic math genius, recruited into a top-secret unit, becomes China's greatest cryptographer, only to discover that the mastermind behind a maddeningly difficult code is his former teacher and friend, now working for an enemy power) $26.00
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) $15.99
Lippman, Laura After I'm Gone (A retired Baltimore detective working cold cases for some extra cash discovers a tangled web stretching over three decades that connects five intriguing women - the wife, the mistress, and the three daughters of Felix Brewer, who was facing a prison term when he mysteriously vanished in 1976) $26.99
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) $15.00
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) $14.99
Murphy, Shirley & Pat The Cat, the Devil, and Lee Fontana (The night before Lee Fontana is paroled, Satan tempts the thief with the promise of one more successful robbery. But Lee has a secret ally looking out for him. The prison cat, a ghost, will tail the ex-con on his dangerous mission - an adventure that will leave a long legacy for Joe Grey and his pals) $19.99
Nesbo, Jo The Cockroaches (Harry Hole #02: When the Norwegian ambassador to Thailand is found dead in a Bangkok brothel, Inspector Harry Hole is dispatched from Oslo to help hush things up. Once he arrives, he discovers the case is about much more than one murder) $14.95
Perry, Douglas Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero (Biography of the lawman, notably his work in Prohibition-era Chicago, and in 1930s Cleveland, where he worked to eliminate police corruption) $27.95
Perry, Thomas The Boyfriend (Former LAPD homicide detective Jack Till now works as a PI. When the parents of a recently murdered young woman ask for his help, Till reluctantly takes the case after the police come up empty, and discovers that the victim is just one of several young female escorts killed in different cities in the exact same way) $15.00
Robb, J.D. Concealed in Death (Eve Dallas #39: When Roarke begins demolition on a long-empty building and finds skeletons in the wall, he turns to his wife, NYPSD Lt. Eve Dallas. The homicides lead back to a makeshift shelter for troubled teens in the mid-2040s) $27.95
Robotham, Michael Say You're Sorry (Three years ago, two teens disappeared. Now a couple has been murdered in the farmhouse where one of the teens lived. The suspect claims he saw a girl that night, being chased by a snowman. Could the missing girls still be alive? Joe O'Loughlin and Vincent Ruiz persuade the police to investigate) $15.00
Rosenfelt, David Without Warning (In her small town's time capsule, Kate Callahan discovers a set of macabre predictions, including a murder and 49 other tragedies, which have been occurring right on schedule for years. Kate and police chief Sean Blaylock race to stop the next predictions from coming true) $25.99
Seymour, Gerald The Dealer and the Dead (A Croatian village is overrun by Serbs after a promised weapons shipment fails to arrive. Eighteen years later, when they learn the identity of the arms dealer, the villagers plot revenge) $26.99
Silva, Daniel The English Girl (Gabriel Allon #13: When a young British woman vanishes on the island of Corsica, a Prime Minister's career is threatened. Allon, the wayward son of Israeli intelligence, is thrust into a game of shadows where the only thing more dangerous than his enemies might be the truth) $9.99
Turnage, Sheila The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing (Desperado Detective Agency #2: Kids; When Miss Lana accidentally buys a haunted inn at the Tupelo Landing town auction, Mo and Dale set out to solve the mystery of the ghost's identity) $16.99
Vaught, Susan Freaks Like Us (YA; When Jason's best friend disappears, the whole town starts searching for her, including Jason. But the insistent voices in Jason's schizophrenic head make it hard to know what is real and what is not. As the chase becomes more panicked, Jason's meds start wearing off, and he looks more and more guilty. But of what, exactly?) $9.99
Walker, Walter Crime of Privilege (A murder on Cape Cod. A rape in Palm Beach. All they have in common is the presence of one of America's most beloved and influential families. But nobody is asking questions) $15.00


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