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Newsletter #108 November, 2014 February, 2015

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Mystery Scene #136 (Articles about Louise Penny, House of Cards, Ed Gorman's Sam McCain novels, more) $7.50
Allen, Nancy The Code of the Hills (Ozarks #1: PBO; Assigned to prosecute a case in which a father is accused of raping his three young daughters, Elsie Arnold is ready to become the Ozarks' avenging angel. Then the star witness goes missing, the girls refuse to talk, their father terrorizes the courtroom from the moment he enters, and Elsie begins to suspect that their tough mother has ulterior motives) $7.99
Armstrong, Charlotte Night Call and Other Stories of Suspense (Lost Classics Volume 35. 15 tales of suspense featuring everyday settings and characters who could be your neighbors) $20.00
Baldwin, Carey Confession (PBO; Newly minted psychiatrist Faith Clancy gets the shock of her life when her first patient confesses to the grisly Santa Fe Saint murders. By law Faith is compelled to notify the authorities, but is her patient really the Saint? Faith will need all her wits and the help of a powerful adversary, Luke Jericho, if she's to unravel the truth) $6.99
Berry, Julie Gardner All the Truth That's In Me (YA; Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal; Edgar finalist. 4 years ago, Judith and her best friend disappeared from their small town. 2 years ago, only Judith returned, mutilated, and reviled by her friends and family. But when the town is attacked, long-buried secrets come to light) $9.99
Bisker, Jill Finding the Way Back (While helping her mother fix up her dead grandfather's house, Laney experiences ghostly music, then physical attacks that seem to target only her. It seems a spirit in the house may have plans of its own. As the danger escalates, she looks for answers with the help of her cousin Connie and attractive ghosthunter Emmett; Signed copies) $14.95
Block, Lawrence Defender of the Innocent: The Casebook of Martin Ehrengraf (Collection. 12 stories featuring dapper and diabolical defense attorney Martin Ehrengraf, who never sees a courtroom, because all his clients are innocent. Some of them remember pulling the trigger, or holding the bloody blade. But things have a way of working out when Martin Ehrengraf is on the case) $30.00
Booth, Stephen Black Dog (Cooper & Fry #1: Reissue; Anthony Award finalist. The search for Laura Vernon is over - her mutilated body has been found in the forest. When he takes on the case, Ben Cooper is paired with a new partner, Diane Fry. They must learn to work together to apprehend a killer who is hiding in plain sight) $7.99
Booth, Stephen Dancing with the Virgins (Cooper & Fry #2: Reissue; Shortlisted for the Gold Dagger. The body of a young woman is found within a ring of ancient cairns, her arms and legs arranged to look as though she's dancing. Then another young woman is found, wounded and traumatized, but alive. Ben Cooper and Diane Fry must unlock the memories trapped inside her mind before more blood is shed among the stones) $7.99
Booth, Stephen Blood on the Tongue (Cooper & Fry #3: Reissue; The dead woman seems to have simply curled up in the snow and lain there until her heart stopped. There was no one to observe her death. Yet she is riddled with bruises. Is her demise suicide, or suspicious? When two more bodies are found, Ben Cooper and Diane Fry begin to wonder whether these tragedies are connected - and whether they will survive the winter) $7.99
Booth, Stephen Blind to the Bones (Cooper & Fry #4: Reissue; The village of Withens is troubled by theft and vandalism, mostly generated by the Oxley family. Now an Oxley's body has been found on the moors. To crack the case, DC Ben Cooper must break open the clan. DS Diane Fry is also in Withens, where grim new evidence has turned up in the case of a missing student) $8.99
Booth, Stephen Dying to Sin (Cooper & Fry #8: Reissue; While digging the foundation to convert an old farmyard into upscale stables, builders unearth a human hand preserved in clay. Suddenly suspicious, the police explore further and find two bodies. With little to go on but a collection of old bones, detectives Cooper and Fry must look into the past of the eerily named Pity Wood Farm) $11.99
Booth, Stephen Lost River (Cooper & Fry #10: Reissue; A drowning in the village where he is on holiday leads detective Cooper to become involved in the tangled lives of the victim's family. Meanwhile, on a journey back to her roots, detective Fry finds herself drawn into an investigation of her own) $11.99
Booth, Stephen Dead and Buried (Cooper & Fry #12: Reissue; When an intruder breaks into an abandoned pub, DS Ben Cooper is on the case, and swiftly unearths a pair of grim surprises. The first is evidence of a years-old double homicide, and the second is a fresh corpse. What links the three deaths? For Cooper and his rival DI Diane Fry, it's the most twisted investigation of their lives) $11.99
Bruen, Ken Purgatory (Jack Taylor #10: Ex-cop Jack Taylor finds his fragile peace threatened by a vigilante who is killing the scum of Galway - and sending Jack letters trying to goad him into joining the murderous spree) $14.00
Christensen, Loren W. Dukkha: The Suffering (Sam Reeves #1: PBO; Portland cop and martial artist Sam Reeves learns his father, who supposedly died in a POW camp, is alive and has a family in Vietnam. A series of violent events - a vengeful uncle, the destruction of his martial arts school, his father's connection to Vietnamese outlaws - send Sam's life spiraling in a dreadful new direction) $12.95
Christensen, Loren W. Dukkha: Reverb (Sam Reeves #2: PBO; Traveling to Vietnam to visit his newfound relatives, Sam must thwart attacks on his family by a vengeful mob boss, then team up with a group of fighters to rescue kidnapped girls from the sex trade) $12.95
Collard, Paul Fraser The Maharajah's General (Jack Lark #2: Assuming the late Captain Danbury's name and traveling to his new regiment in India, Jack is soon exposed as a fraud. Seeking refuge with the Maharajah of Sawadh, a charismatic leader the British Army must subdue, Jack finds himself training the very army the British may soon have to fight) $13.95
Connelly, Michael The Black Echo (Harry Bosch #1: Reissue; Edgar winner; Anthony finalist. For maverick LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch, this one is personal: the murdered man was a fellow 'tunnel rat' who fought with him in Vietnam. Pitted against enemies inside his own department, Bosch goes on the hunt for a killer whose true face will shock him) $10.00
Connelly, Michael The Black Ice (Harry Bosch #2: Reissue; Anthony and Hammett Prize finalist. LAPD detective Harry Bosch's investigation into the death of a narcotics officer makes some dangerous connections that lead to a string of murders winding from Hollywood Boulevard to back alleys south of the border) $10.00
Connelly, Michael The Last Coyote (Harry Bosch #4: Reissue; Anthony and Hammett Prize finalist. Suspended for attacking his commanding officer, Harry opens up the 30-year-old file on his prostitute mother's unsolved murder. It's clear the case was fumbled, and the smell of a cover-up is unmistakable) $10.00
Connelly, Michael Trunk Music (Harry Bosch #5: Reissue; Hammett Prize finalist. LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch's first case after his suspension starts with the body of a Hollywood producer. It looks like a Mafia hit, but the organized crime unit is curiously uninterested. When Harry follows a trail of gambling debts to Las Vegas, the case suddenly becomes more complex) $10.00
Craig, James London Calling (John Carlyle #1: Metropolitan Police Inspector John Carlyle must navigate the treacherous realm of the British political system to protect the life of the Prime Minister) $11.99
Creasey, John Introducing the Toff (Richard Rollison #1: Reissue; Returning home from a cricket match at his father's country home, the Honourable Richard Rollison - alias The Toff - comes across an accident, which proves to be a mystery as he delves deeper into the matter with his usual perseverance and thoroughness) $14.95
Creasey, John Inspector West Takes Charge (Roger West #1: Reissue; Extortion is the name of the game - and murder anyone who might get in the way. Inspector West has to unravel it all at gun point) $14.95
Dunlap, Jan Swift Justice (Bob White Birder Murder #6: PBO; Bob must go underground (literally!) to solve a puzzle involving out-of-season chimney swifts, urban redevelopment, a ghost story, and murder) $14.95
Faraday, Jess (ed) Death and the Detective (Anthology. 11 stories featuring a variety of investigators, including PIs, cops, ex-cops, and more) $14.95
Faraday, Jess (ed) Death on a Cold Night (Anthology. 8 chilling winter mysteries, with protagonists from every background and walk of life) $14.95
Faraday, Jess (ed) Undeath and the Detective (Anthology. 9 otherworldly mysteries featuring zombies, extraterrestrials, vampires, shapeshifters, and ghosts) $14.95
Fitzgerald, Laura Marx Under the Egg (Kids; 13-year old Theodora spills rubbing alcohol on her late grandfather's painting, and discovers what seems to be an old masterpiece underneath. But her grandfather was a museum guard, and she worries the painting may be stolen. With the help of some unusual new friends, her search for answers introduces her to a side of Manhattan - and her grandfather - that she never knew) $16.99
Flynn, Gillian Dark Places (Shortlisted for the Steel Dagger. Libby was 7 when her mother and two sisters were murdered. She testified that her brother Ben was the killer. 25 years later, when a secret society obsessed with notorious crimes contacts her, insisting her brother is innocent, Libby agrees to reconnect with the players from that night and report her findings. When the unimaginable truth emerges, Libby finds herself right back where she started - on the run from a killer) $9.99
Gilmartin, Katie Blackmail, My Love (PBO; 1951: When her gay brother Jimmy, a PI investigating a blackmail ring targeting lesbians and gays, goes missing, Josie travels to San Francisco to look for him. When his friends claim he had become a police informer, Josie adopts Jimmy's trousers and wingtips, battling to clear his name, halt the blackmailers, and exact justice for the many queer corpses) $16.95
Giuttari, Michele The Death of a Mafia Don (Michele Ferrara #3: After imprisoning Mafioso Salvatore Laprua, Chief Superintendent Ferrara is targeted in a bombing. A week later, another bomb explodes, the same morning Laprua is found dead in his cell. Who is the mysterious influence behind the bombings - someone even the Mafia fear?) $14.95
Giuttari, Michele A Death in Calabria (Michele Ferrara #4: Chief Superintendent Ferrara is tasked with investigating the deaths of several Calabrian citizens. In an isolated mountain village, he must put his life on the line to learn more about the family at the center of a bloody feud) $14.95
Giuttari, Michele The Black Rose of Florence (Michele Ferrara #5: Violent deaths point to a mysterious enemy who manages to control events at every turn, forcing Chief Superintendent Ferrara to confront deadly secrets from his own past) $14.95
Giuttari, Michele The Dark Heart of Florence (Michele Ferrara #6: The people of Florence rejoice at news of an infamous serial killer's death - until a senator is found brutally murdered) $14.95
Gray, Alex The Bird That Did Not Sing (Lorimer #11: In the countdown to the 2014 Commonwealth Games, DCI Lorimer and his team must protect Glasgow from a terrible threat) $13.95
Hambly, Barbara Good Man Friday (Benjamin January #12: 1838: Benjamin January agrees to accompany sugar planter Henri Viellard and his young wife Chloe on a mission to Washington, DC, to search for their missing friend) $15.95
Hannah, Mari The Murder Wall (Kate Daniels #1: In her first case as officer in charge, detective Kate Daniels recognizes the corpse. Eager to prove herself, she decides to keep her connection to the dead man a secret, putting her career in jeopardy. As the killer claims more victims, Daniels unearths baffling clues in her quest to connect the murders) $7.99
Hannah, Mari Settled Blood (Kate Daniels #2: A young girl is found dead at the base of Hadrian's Wall in northern England. Then a local businessman reports his daughter missing, and her description fits the dead girl exactly. Has detective Kate Daniels found the identity of her victim, or is a killer playing a sickening game?) $7.99
Hannah, Mari Deadly Deceit (Kate Daniels #3: On the scene at one of the worst traffic accidents in Northumberland's history, detective Kate Daniels and her partner Hank Gormley soon realize that not all of the deaths occurred as a result of the accident) $7.99
Herren, Greg Murder in the Arts District (Chanse MacLeod #7: PBO; The search for a stolen art collection leads Chanse to a new gallery. When one of the owners turns up dead and the other vanishes, Chanse must find not only the missing art, but a ruthless killer) $16.95
Hill, George Alexander Go Spy the Land (Reissue; Nonfiction. Originally published in 1932. The daring escapades of some of the first members of Britain's secret service are revealed in this account of perilous adventures and audacious missions in imperial and revolutionary Russia) $16.95
Jance, J.A. The Old Blue Line (Joanna Brady: Novella. Butch Dixon lost everything to his ex-wife, left Chicago, and started over in Arizona. Now his ex has been murdered, and the evidence points to him. Luckily, a group of retired legal and law enforcement coots have Butch's back. After the dust settles, Butch's life is again upended when Sheriff Joanna Brady takes a seat at his bar) $3.99
Jennings, Maureen A Journeyman to Grief (Murdoch #7: Reissue; Arthur Ellis Award finalist. 1858: A young woman on her honeymoon is abducted, taken across the border from Canada and sold into slavery. 1896: Detective Murdoch has to find out whether Toronto's small coloured community has a vicious murderer in its midst, an investigation that puts his own life in danger) $16.95
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) $15.00
Lilliefors, James The Psalmist (Bowers & Hunter #1: PBO; Pastor Luke Bowers discovers a dead woman seated in church, her hands clasped as if in prayer. The only lead is a sequence of numbers carved into the victim's hand, which may be a reference to the Book of Psalms. With Bowers' help, state cop Amy Hunter must track down a deranged killer) $11.99
Lippman, Laura Baltimore Blues (Tess Monaghan #1: Reissue; Shamus Award finalist. Unemployed journalist Tess Monaghan turns unorthodox sleuth when her rowing budding Rock becomes prime suspect in a high-profile murder) $9.99
Littell, Robert Legends TV tie-in edition (Reissue; Martin Odum is a CIA field agent turned Brooklyn PI, struggling through a labyrinth of memories and past identities - 'legends' in Agency parlance. But who is Martin Odum? Is he a creation of the Legend Committee at Langley? Is he suffering from multiple personality disorder, brainwashing, or simply exhaustion?) $16.00
Logan, Chuck Fallen Angel (PBO; Seriously banged up when her Blackhawk went down in Iraq, Captain Jesse Kraig deals with issues related to traumatic brain injury. Now highly placed people are trying to silence her about something she witnessed while wounded - but she can't remember what she saw) $15.00
Lugar/Huang/Phipps (ed) Organizing Crime: The Mystery Company's Guide to Series (2015) (Nearly 7000 titles in over 800 popular, active mystery series, organized into checklists by author. Spiral-bound) $20.00
Marshall, Colby Color Blind (Jenna Ramey #1: PBO; FBI forensic psychiatrist Dr. Jenna Ramey's brain punctuates her experiences with flashes of color that she can use to read people and situations, and to profile and catch criminals. The FBI has detained a mass murderer who is obsessed with gaining power over Jenna. His partner is still on the loose, with the power to harm more innocents, and Jenna's unusual mind may be all that can prevent that) $15.00
Martines, Lauro Furies: War in Europe, 1450-1700 (We think of the Renaissance as a shining era of human achievement, yet it was also an age of constant warfare. Renaissance scholar Martines captures the dark reality of the period, when armies shaped the face of Europe as modern nation-states emerged from feudal society) $18.00
McBride, Susan To Helen Back (River Road #1: Milton Grone is dead, and nearly all the suspects have an alibi: they were at the town meeting. With a penchant for puzzles and an ear for innuendo, can 75-year-old Helen Evans finger the culprit before Sheriff Biddle puts the wrong suspect in jail?) $4.99
McBride, Susan Mad as Helen (River Road #2: PBO; When psychotherapist Grace Simpson is found dead on her bedroom floor, and Helen's granddaughter is caught with the murder weapon in hand, Helen investigates, and turns up plenty of folks who aren't grieving a bit now that Grace is dead) $4.99
McBride, Susan Not a Chance in Helen (River Road #3: When Eleanora Duncan is found dead, Sheriff Biddle suspects it isn't from natural causes. She was worth millions, but her bitterness had alienated those around her. When Eleanora's daughter-in-law Jean becomes the prime suspect, Helen sets out to clear Jean's name and find the real killer) $4.99
McDermid, Val (V.L) The Skeleton Road (Karen Pirie #2: Edinburgh: Builders converting a Victorian building into luxury flats are surprised to find human remains. To identify the corpse, cold case detective Karen Pirie will need to dig deep into the tragic history of the Balkans, to war crimes in the former Yugoslavia and their consequences) $25.00
McGilloway, Brian Little Girl Lost (Lucy Black #1: PBO; A child is found wandering through the woods, her hands covered in someone else's blood. And she cannot, or will not, speak. The only adult she seems to trust is Detective Lucy Black. Lucy manages to connect her case to the kidnapped daughter of a local real estate tycoon. As the investigation twists and turns, Lucy is forced to question a range of dangerous suspects - and everything she thought she knew about her own past) $11.99
McGilloway, Brian Someone You Know (UK title: Hurt) (Lucy Black #2: PBO; The body of a 16-year-old girl is found along the train tracks on the outskirts of a small town. As Detective Lucy Black investigates the teenager's last hours, she realizes that some of the victim's friends may have been her most dangerous enemies - and that whoever killed her is ready to kill again) $11.99
Morrow, Bradford The Forgers (When collector Adam Diehl is found dead, hands severed, surrounded by destroyed books and manuscripts, his sister Meghan and her lover Will - a convicted but unrepentant literary forger - struggle to come to terms with the murder. When Will begins receiving threatening letters, seemingly penned by long-dead authors, he realizes his own life is on the line) $24.00
Myers, Kate Kae The Vanishing Game (YA; Jocelyn's twin brother Jack was the only family she had, and now he's dead. Then a cryptic letter arrives, using the code name her brother used when they were children at Seale House, a terrifying foster home that they believed had dark powers. She returns to Seale House, and learns the house's powers are real. And someone is following her. Is Jack still alive? And if he is, what kind of trouble is he in?) $9.99
Nadel, Barbara An Act of Kindness (Hakim & Arnold #2: Nasreen has made friends in the community that she can't tell her husband Abdullah about. And when a murder takes place close to their new home, she suspects Abdullah has something to hide, and turns to Mumtaz Hakim and Lee Arnold's agency for help) $12.95
Nykanen, Harri Behind God's Back (Ariel Kafka #2: Lt. Kafka identifies as a policeman first, then a Finn, then a Jew. Murky circumstances surround his investigation of a Jewish businessman's murder. Then a second killing strikes closer to home, and the Finnish Security Police come knocking. The tentacles of Israeli politics and Mossad once again wrap Kafka in their sticky embrace) $14.95
Orenduff, J. Michael The Pot Thief Who Studied Pythagoras (Pot Thief #1: Reissue; A shady character offers Hubert Schuze big bucks to steal a rare pot. A visit to the museum convinces Hubert it can't be done, but when he returns to his shop, a BLM agent accuses him of the theft. When the theft charge escalates to murder, Hubert must solve the crimes to clear himself) $15.99
Plakcy, Neil S. Accidental Contact and Other Mahu Investigations (Kimo Kanapa'aka: Collection. 9 stories featuring openly gay Honolulu homicide detective Kimo Kanapa'aka) $14.99
Preston, D/Child, L Still Life with Crows (Pendergast #4: Reissue; A small Kansas town has turned into a killing ground. Is it a man with the need to destroy? Or is it a darker force, a curse upon the land? Amid golden fields, FBI Special Agent Pendergast discovers evil in the blood of America's heartland) $10.00
Preston, D/Child, L Brimstone (Pendergast #5: Reissue; A body is found in the attic of a Long Island estate. There is a claw print scorched into the wall, and the stench of sulfur chokes the air. When FBI Special Agent Pendergast investigates, he discovers that 30 years ago, 4 men conjured something unspeakable. Has the devil come to claim his due?) $10.00
Preston, D/Child, L Dance of Death (Pendergast #6: Reissue; Two brothers. One a top FBI agent. The other a brilliant, twisted criminal. An undying hatred between them. Now, a perfect crime, and the ultimate challenge: Stop me if you can) $10.00
Preston, D/Child, L The Book of the Dead (Pendergast #7: Reissue; An FBI agent is in prison for a murder he did not commit. His brilliant, psychotic brother is about to perpetrate a horrific crime. A young woman with an extraordinary past is on the edge of a violent breakdown. And an ancient Egyptian tomb with an enigmatic curse is about to be unveiled at a celebrity-studded New York gala) $10.00
Rayne, Sarah What Lies Beneath (Priors Bramley was emptied of its residents when a Cold War experiment with chemical weapons went wrong. But the nightmares in Priors Bramley have been festering a lot longer. What happened there in the years before the Great War? And what is the source of the eerie music drifting down the crumbling streets?) $14.95
Robertson, Michael Moriarty Returns a Letter (Heath Brothers #4: An exhibition of vintage Sherlock Holmes letters has opened at the Marylebone Hotel. As Reggie and his beloved Laura embark on a pre-wedding trip, someone from Reggie and Nigel's past - someone they thought was long gone - reappears, causing a slew of new problems for the brothers) $24.99
Rosoff, Meg Picture Me Gone (YA; National Book Award finalist. Mila has a talent for reading a room, sensing hidden facts and unspoken emotions from clues that others overlook. When her father's best friend goes missing, Mila collects information about him from his belongings, from his wife and baby, from his dog, and from the ghosts of his past. She's close to solving the mystery when a shocking betrayal calls into question her trust in the one person she thought she could read best) $9.99
Sellar, W.C. / Yeatman, R.J. 1066 & All That (Reissue; A brief, satirical history of England, from Julius Caesar through the Great War) $12.95
Smith, Daniel The Sherlock Holmes Companion: An Elementary Guide (Updated from the 2009 edition. Full color. Plot summaries of every single Sherlock Holmes story, biographies of Holmes, Moriarty, Watson, and Conan Doyle, plus a look at big and small screen versions of the great detective. Includes interviews with writers, producers, actors, and more) $27.99
Templeton, Aline Cradle to Grave (Marjory Fleming #6: Reissue; Accused of murdering the baby in her care, nanny Lisa Stewart maintains her innocence. When she changes her name and tries to flee, terrifying threats continue to follow her. Is she an innocent victim of public anger, or a calculating murderer on the run? Detective Fleming must uncover the truth) $11.99
Todd, Charles Proof of Guilt (Ian Rutledge #15: 1920: The investigation into a man's death uncovers a link to an incident in the family's past, pitting Inspector Rutledge against the new Acting Chief Superintendent, who is determined to place the blame on one of the dead man's women) $14.99
Trent, Christine A Virtuous Death (Lady of Ashes #3: PBO; Widowed Queen Victoria has found solace in John Brown's tarot readings. Undertaker Violet Harper attends one, during which he implies that the palace will soon be shrouded in death's dark veil. Then friends of the queen's daughter begin dying. Is Mr. Brown an innocent court favorite, or does he have a malevolent plan?) $15.00
Twin Cities Sisters in Crime Festival of Crime (PBO; Anthology. Original crimes stories set at Minnesota festivals) $16.95
Waite, Urban Sometimes the Wolf (Sheriff Patrick Drake was hit with money troubles, fell in with some unsavory men, and ended up convicted of one of the biggest crimes in local history. 12 years later, Patrick is on parole under the watchful eye of his son Bobby, a deputy sheriff. But a threat boils up from Patrick's old life - and this time, no one will be spared) $26.99
Williams, Timothy Converging Parallels (alternate title: The Red Citroen) (Piero Trotti #1: Reissue; Shortlisted for the New Blood Dagger. Northern Italy, 1978: Commissario Trotti investigates a dismembered body found in the River Po, and searches for an estranged friend's kidnapped young daughter) $9.99
Williams, Timothy The Puppeteer (alternate title: The Metal Green Mercedes) (Piero Trotti #2: Reissue; Northern Italy, 1982: Commissario Trotti is enjoying his breakfast at a cafe when gunmen drive up and shoot the man at the next table. Was Trotti the intended target? The case falls under the jurisdiction of the local Carabinieri, but Trotti decides to make his own inquiries) $14.95
Wolf, Jennifer Shaw Dead Girls Don't Lie (YA; Jaycee and Rachel were best friends, until that terrible night at the old house. Then Rachel is found dead. The police blame a growing gang problem in their small town, but Jaycee is sure it has to do with that night at the old house) $9.99

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Alan, Isabella Murder, Served Simply (Amish Quilt Shop #3: PBO; An Amish-themed Christmas play takes a deadly turn when an actress falls to her death. The sheriff suspects foul play; can Angie and her quilting circle solve the case?) $7.99
Allingham/Ripley Mr. Campion's Farewell (Albert Campion #22: Based on a 1969 manuscript fragment by Allingham's husband Youngman Carter. When Albert Campion contemplates visiting his niece in Carfax, he is warned that the village isn't as idyllic it seems. And when a missing schoolteacher reappears after nine days, and Campion's car is inadvertently damaged - not to mention Campion himself - all signs point to this being true) $15.95
Berry, Steve The Lincoln Myth (Cotton Malone #9: A call from his former boss pulls Cotton Malone from his Copenhagen bookstore into an adventure involving the history of the Mormon Church, a US Senator's secession plan, and a long-lost letter handed down from president to president until it shocked Abraham Lincoln and changed US history) $9.99
Blackwell, Juliet Keeper of the Castle (Haunted Home Renovation #5: PBO; The reconstruction of an ancient Scottish building is plagued by rumors that the stones are cursed. Mel finds the ghost of a charming Scottish clansman hanging around the site - and a dead body) $7.99
Booth, Stephen Already Dead (Cooper & Fry #13: A man's body has been discovered in shallow water, but flooding is making travel difficult and forensic examination impossible. As they try to track down a car, glimpsed only as a dark outline in the rain, DS Fry's makeshift team is tested to the limit - and that's before it emerges that DC Cooper is not at home recuperating from an arson attack, but has vanished into thin air) $11.99
Britton, Andrew Threatcon Delta (Ryan Kealey #7: In the aftermath of a devastating attack on San Antonio, Texas, Kealey learns of a far greater threat when a radical terrorist group claims possession of an ancient relic that they will use to unleash plagues across the globe) $9.99
Brown, Duffy Geared for the Grave (Cycle Path #1: PBO; When a wealthy Mackinac Island resident dies in a bicycle accident, it turns out her brakes were tampered with, and the police suspect bike shop owner Rudy Randolph. To clear her boss, Evie Bloomfield will have to put the brakes on the real killer) $7.99
Burdette, Lucy Death with All the Trimmings (Key West Food Critic #5: PBO; When a restaurant is set on fire and a body is discovered in the charred wreckage, Hayley needs to smoke out a killer) $7.99
Cash, Wiley This Dark Road to Mercy (Gold Dagger winner. After their mother's unexpected death, Easter and Ruby are adjusting to foster care when their errant father Wade suddenly appears to steal them away in the night. Brady Weller, the girls' court-appointed guardian, turns up information linking Wade to a recent armored car heist, one with a whopping $14.5 million missing. But Weller isn't the only one hunting for Wade - a man nursing a years-old grudge is also determined to find Wade and claim his due) $14.99
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) $7.99
Childs, Laura Scorched Eggs (Cackleberry Club #6: When the County Services office goes up in flames, killing Hannah Venable, and it turns out to be arson, Suzanne, Petra, and Toni vow to smoke out the culprit) $25.95
Clark, MH/Burke, A The Cinderella Murder (Under Suspicion #1: Producer Laurie Moran's reality show, a cold case series that revisits unsolved crimes by recreating them with those affected, is off to a great start when it helps solve a murder in the first episode. Now she has the ideal case for the next episode: the murder of a UCLA student with suspects including Hollywood elite and tech billionaires. But is the killer ready for a close-up?) $26.99
Cleland, Jane K. Blood Rubies (Josie Prescott #9: An investment guru has been murdered, and a priceless Faberge egg snow globe that Josie was hired to appraise has been smashed. But when Josie examines the pieces, she discovers it was a fake. What has happened to the real snow globe, if it even existed? And what does it have to do with the murder?) $25.99
Clements, Rory Revenger (John Shakespeare #2: The Earl of Essex wants to replace Queen Elizabeth; Sir Robert Cecil seeks to protect her. Both will use intelligencer John Shakespeare as a pawn in their deadly battle, where the stakes are England itself) $11.99
Cleverly, Barbara Enter Pale Death (Joe Sandilands #12: When Lady Truelove is crushed to death by a horse at her country estate, the verdict is death by misadventure, but Scotland Yard detective Joe Sandilands suspects foul play) $26.95
Connelly, Michael The Narrows (Harry Bosch #10: Reissue; FBI agent Rachel Walling gets the call she's dreaded for years, telling her the Poet has surfaced. She has never forgotten the serial killer, and apparently he has not forgotten her. Former LAPD detective Harry Bosch gets a call, too, from the widow of an old friend. Her husband's death seems natural, but his ties to the hunt for the Poet make Bosch dig deep. Now Bosch and Walling are at odds with the FBI - and squarely in the path of the Poet) $10.00
Conrad, Hy Mr. Monk Is Open for Business (Monk #18: After a disgruntled employee of a small import business kills three coworkers, then disappears, Lt. Amy Devlin turns to Monk and Natalie for help tracking him down) $7.99
Copperman, E.J. Inspector Specter (Haunted Guesthouse #6: PBO; When hardboiled ghost skeptic Lt. Anita McElone asks for supernatural help solving her partner's murder, and then disappears, Alison and resident guesthouse ghosts Paul and Maxie tackle the case) $7.99
Coyle, Cleo Once Upon a Grind (Coffeehouse #14: When Clare roasts 'magical' beans for Central Park's Fairy Tale Week, she brews up a vision that helps her find a young model's body in the woods, and uncovers a roster of suspects, including a wolf from Wall Street, a New York Giant, and a wicked witch of the West Side) $26.95
Curtis, Waverly The Chihuahua Always Sniffs Twice (Barking Detective #4: PBO; Wealthy widow Lucille Carpenter left her entire fortune to her beloved dogs. When someone tries to poison them, aspiring PI Geri Sullivan and her talking Chihuahua Pepe investigate) $7.99
Daly, Paula Keep Your Friends Close (Shortlisted for the Gold Dagger. When her younger daughter falls ill on a school trip, Natty rushes to her side, leaving her college friend Eve to lend her husband Sean a hand at home. Natty returns home to find that Sean has fallen for Eve. A mysterious note, saying that Eve has done this before, more than once, and that the consequences were fatal, starts Natty on a mission to reveal Eve as a vindictive serial mistress) $25.00
Davies, David Stuart The Devil's Promise (Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: On holiday on the English coast, Holmes and Watson discover a corpse on the beach. They are attacked, and when Watson comes to, months have passed, and Holmes is not the man he remembers. What has happened to his friend? Does it have something to do with a dead devil worshipper?) $9.95
Davis, Krista The Ghost and Mrs. Mewer (Paws & Claws #2: PBO; When Holly's dog Trixie and kitten Twinkletoes find a young woman drowned in the Wagtail Springs Hotel's bathhouse - site of the town's most infamous haunting - the crime scene is eerily similar to the creepy legend. Holly must catch a flesh-and-blood killer $7.99
Deaver, Jeffery Trouble in Mind (Collected Stories #3: Collection. Reprints several of his mystery and thriller stories, plus original stories featuring Lincoln Rhyme, Kathryn Dance, and more) $16.00
Deaver, Jeffery The Kill Room (Lincoln Rhyme #10: When a US citizen is targeted by the US government, and assassinated by an elite sniper in the Bahamas, forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme investigates) $10.00
Doherty, Paul The Last of Days (King Henry VIII is on his deathbed. Only Will Somers, long-time jester and confidant, sees all, and begins a journal that will document his King's last days. Rebellion threatens amid widespread rumors of plots against the King. With few allies remaining, will Henry himself become the final victim of his reckless, bloody reign?) $12.95
Doherty, Paul Roseblood (England, 1455: Deemed unfit for rule, King Henry of Lancaster surely cannot last long on the throne. London alderman Simon Roseblood is one of few loyal servants left to fight for his cause. Richard of York has his eye on the crown and plenty of allies, including Amadeus Sevigny, who asserts law and order at York's command. When Roseblood is summoned by Sevigny to stand trial for a crime he knows he didn't commit, their paths cross in ways that alter them both forever) $14.95
Douglas, Carole Nelson Cat in a Yellow Spotlight (Midnight Louie #26: When the Las Vegas reunion show of a groundbreaking band revives a deadly duel between its two divas, PR powerhouse Temple Barr and her feline roommate Midnight Louie, assisted by the Vegas Cat Pack, must sniff out clues to save the Crystal Phoenix hotel's reputation as murder stalks the rehearsing band members) $18.99
Evanovich/Goldberg The Job (Kate O'Hare #3: FBI Special Agent Kate O'Hare and charming conman Nick Fox team up to track down the brutal leader of a global drug-smuggling empire) $28.00
Fleming, Ian et al The James Bond Omnibus 006 (Bond faces enemies both old and new in this collection of black & white comic strip adaptations) $19.95
Flynn, Gillian Sharp Objects (Winner of the New Blood Dagger and Steel Dagger; Edgar Award finalist. Fresh from a brief stay at a psychiatric hospital, reporter Camille Preaker returns to her hometown to cover the murders of two girls. She must unravel the puzzle of her own past if she wants to get the story - and survive this homecoming) $9.99
Fowler, Christopher Bryant & May and the Bleeding Heart (Bryant & May Peculiar Crimes Unit #11: A teenager sees a dead man rise from his grave, then is killed in a hit-and-run. Seven ravens housed in the Tower of London vanish without a trace - and legend has it that when the ravens leave, the city will fall. London's wiliest and oldest detectives, Arthur Bryant and John May of the Peculiar Crimes Unit, must figure out how these seemingly unrelated mysteries fit together) $26.00
Grippando, James Black Horizon (Jack Swyteck #11: Miami attorney Jack Swyteck investigates the circumstances surrounding a huge oil spill in Cuban waters) $9.99
Hale, Rebecca M. Aground on St. Thomas (Islands #3: PBO; The FBI seizes St. Thomas, hunting the missing governor and two senators wanted for corruption. Senator Julia Sanchez attempts to escape wrongful arrest with the help of eccentric Senator Bobo, only to discover the corruption behind the island's idyllic facade) $7.99
Hannibal, James R. Shadow Catcher (Triple Seven Chase #1: Years ago, Air Force Major Nick Baron was part of a failed mission that left a stealth bomber at the bottom of the Persian Gulf. Now he and his team must find and dispose of it) $9.99
Harris, Sherry Tagged for Death (Sarah Winston #1: PBO; After her husband runs off with a younger woman, Sarah's self-prescribed therapy involves hitting all the yard sales in her small Massachusetts town. When she finds a bloody shirt in her bag that belongs to her ex, and his girlfriend goes missing, it's up to Sarah to prove that her ex is not a cold-blooded killer) $7.99
Harrison, A.S.A. The Silent Wife (Shortlisted for the New Blood Dagger. Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their Chicago condo. He is a cheater. She is in denial. He exists in dual worlds. She likes to settle scores. He decides to play for keeps. She has nothing left to lose) $16.00
Hayes, Terry I Am Pilgrim (Shortlisted for the Steel Dagger. A young woman murdered in a run-down hotel, all identifying characteristics dissolved by acid. A father publicly beheaded in Saudi Arabia. A notorious Syrian biotech expert found eyeless in a Damascus junkyard. Smoldering human remains on a mountainside in Afghanistan. A plot to commit an appalling crime against humanity. One path links them all, and only one man can make the journey: Pilgrim) $16.00
Jackson, L/Bush, N Wicked Ways (PBO; Her mean-spirited boss. A bullying traffic cop. Her cheating husband. Elizabeth had reason to be angry with them all. She didn't mean for them to die. No one will take her fears seriously - except the PI prying into her past. The more scared and angry Elizabeth becomes, the higher the death toll grows) $7.99
James, Steven Checkmate (Patrick Bowers #7: PBO; An elaborate string of murders puts Special Agent Bowers on the trail of two prolific killers from his past, whose web of violence threatens to snare him in one of the deadliest attacks ever on US soil) $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) $9.99
Korman, Amy Killer WASPs (When she and her basset hound Waffles find a body beneath the hydrangeas, antiques dealer Kristin Clark and her friends join forces to solve the crime. Their investigation takes them to cocktail parties, flea markets, and the country club as they uncover Bryn Mawr's secrets) $11.99
Krajewski, Marek Phantoms of Breslau (Eberhard Mock #3: 1919: The deaths of four sailors have disturbing overtones of the supernatural. But as Criminal Assistant Mock searches the brothels and taverns for answers, it seems anyone he questions ends up becoming another victim) $15.95
Laukkanen, Owen Kill Fee (Stevens & Windermere #3: The murder of one of Minnesota's wealthiest men leads state investigator Kirk Stevens and FBI agent Carla Windermere to a flourishing murder-for-hire website) $9.99
Lavene, Joyce & Jim Spell Booked (Retired Witches #1: PBO; Their powers fading, Molly, Elsie, and Olivia must train three new witches to inherit their cherished spellbook. When Olivia is killed and their spellbook is stolen, Molly and Elsie find themselves up against a powerful young witch) $7.99
le Carre, John The First Three Novels: Call for the Dead / A Murder of Quality / The Spy Who Came In from the Cold (Omnibus reprint. 3 classic espionage novels) $30.00
Lee, Patrick Runner (Sam Dryden #1: Out for a run, Sam Dryden helps a girl evade the men pursuing her. He'll need all his special ops skills to protect her from the forces pursuing her - but the girl's unremembered past might be an even deadlier danger. And what is the special skill that makes her so valuable to those pursuers?) $9.99
Levine, Laura The PMS Murder (Jaine Austen #5: Reissue; Freelance writer Jaine Austen joins a women's support group that meets weekly for guacamole and margaritas. When a member drops dead at a meeting, Jaine has to dig up the dirt on the survivors) $7.99
Lloyd, Catherine Death Comes to London (Kurland St. Mary #2: PBO; Lucy and Anna Harrington head to London for the season, and Major Robert Kurland is summoned to the city to accept a baronetcy for his wartime heroism. When the mother of an old army friend is poisoned, Lucy and Robert search for the killer) $15.00
LoTempio, T.C. Meow If It's Murder (Nick & Nora #1: PBO; Crime reporter Nora Charles suspects a local socialite's curious death was murder - and so does Nick, a cat belonging to the PI who vanished while investigating the case) $7.99
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) $9.99
Margolin, Phillip Woman with a Gun (A famous photo, of a woman in a wedding dress holding a gun behind her back, captures novelist Stacey Kim's imagination. Stacey discovers the woman was suspected of killing her husband, but the murder was never solved. Stacey finds everyone involved has a different opinion on the case. But the photographer, who may know the whole story, isn't talking) $26.99
Marston, Edward The Wanton Angel (Nicolas Bracewell #10: Reissue; Elizabethan England: After acquiring a new, but anonymous, benefactor, the company plans to build their own theatre. When one of the troupe is murdered, Bracewell must uncover the hidden identities of both the killer and the benefactor) $16.95
Marston, Edward The Devil's Apprentice (Nicolas Bracewell #11: Reissue; Elizabethan England: Invited to perform at a country house, Westfield's Men fear witchcraft when the leading actor falls mysteriously ill. After an audience member dies during the performance, Bracewell must uncover the cause of the strange events) $16.95
Marston, Edward The Bawdy Basket (Nicolas Bracewell #12: Reissue; Elizabethan England: Actor Francis Quilter has joined the troupe. When Quilter's father is accused of murdering an enemy but denies the charge, Bracewell sets out to prove his innocence) $16.95
McEwen, S/Koloniar, T Target America (Sniper Elite #2: When Chechen terrorists smuggle a Cold War-era nuke across the Mexican-US border, Navy SEAL sniper Gil Shannon and his team are reactivated to deal with the threat) $9.99
Menzies, G/Hudson, I Who Discovered America? (Nonfiction. A radical rethinking of the accepted historical record of how the American continents were settled) $16.99
Monday, T.T. The Setup Man (Johnny Adcock is an aging Major League pitcher who moonlights as a PI. When a teammate confides that he has a problem with his wife, what sounded like a marriage gone sour quickly turns into a deadly case involving murder, porn, Mexican cartels, and pro-ball intrigue) $15.00
Parker, R/Brann, H Silent Night (Spenser #42: A holiday story, unfinished at the time of Parker's death, completed by his longtime agent. Spenser and Hawk go after a drug kingpin who is threatening an organization that shelters and finds jobs for homeless boys) $12.00
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) $9.99
Patterson, James Hope to Die (Alex Cross #22: Detective Alex Cross is being stalked by a psychotic genius. To save the most important people in his life, he must give the madman what he wants) $29.00
Pattison, Eliot Soul of the Fire (Shan Tao Yun #8: Startled to be chosen to fill a vacancy on an international commission investigating Tibetan suicides, Shan Tao Yun soon learns that his predecessor was murdered, and that the commission is presenting self-immolation protests as acts of crime and terrorism. When he discovers that the most recent immolation was actually a murder, he must make a desperate effort to uncover the commission's secrets) $25.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Point Blank (Executioner #433: PBO; When four US marshals are killed, along with the Mafia witness they're protecting, Bolan goes after the Calabrian crime family behind the hit) $5.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Death Dealers (Stony Man #134: PBO; Terrorists from around the world have gathered in Hawaii to bid on stolen missiles. Able Team goes undercover to stop the auction and take down the arms dealer who set up the buy. Meanwhile, Phoenix Force is on the hunt to retrieve the missiles and eliminate the shadowy group behind the theft) $6.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Nightmare Army (SuperBolan #170: PBO; Bolan goes on the hunt for the source of a powerful bioweapon) $6.99
Pressey, Rose If You've Got It, Haunt It (Haunted Vintage #1: PBO; Looking for stock for her boutique, Cookie Chanel attends socialite Charlotte Meadow's estate sale. She gets more than she bargained for: Charlotte's ghost offers her fashion advice, and begs Cookie to find out who murdered her) $7.99
Preston, D/Child, L The Wheel of Darkness (Pendergast #8: Reissue; A luxury ocean liner on its maiden voyage across the North Atlantic, awash in wealth and decadence. An ancient Tibetan box, its contents unknown, sealed with a terrifying warning. An FBI agent destined to confront what he fears most: himself) $10.00
Preston, D/Child, L Cemetery Dance (Pendergast #9: When a Manhattan couple are attacked by their neighbor - a man who died weeks earlier - Pendergast and D'Agosta's investigation leads to an Obeah cult) $10.00
Preston, D/Child, L Fever Dream (Pendergast #10: Special agent Pendergast learns that his wife's rifle, her only protection from the lion who killed her, had been loaded with blanks. Who could have wanted her dead, and why?) $10.00
Preston, D/Child, L Cold Vengeance (Pendergast #11: Devastated by the discovery that his wife was murdered, Pendergast stalks his wife's betrayers even as he digs further into her past. He is stunned to learn that she may have been a collaborator in her own murder, and that the conspiracy is goes back generations) $10.00
Preston, D/Child, L Two Graves (Pendergast #12: Bizarre murders in several Manhattan hotels send NYPD Lt. D'Agosta to Pendergast for help. Pendergast discovers that the killings are a message from his wife's kidnappers, and pursues them to South America) $10.00
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?) $7.99
Purser, Ann Suspicion at Seven (Lois Meade #14: Lois and Inspector Cowgill investigate a pair of murders at the Mill House Hotel) $25.95
Pynchon, Thomas Inherent Vice movie tie-in edition (Reissue; It's the end of the 1960s in LA. PI Doc Sportello's ex-girlfriend shows up with a story about a plot to kidnap the billionaire land developer she's in love with) $17.00
Riffenburgh, Beau Pinkerton's Great Detective (Nonfiction. The story of top agent James McParland, whose cases were so thrilling that Arthur Conan Doyle included the cunning real-life detective in a Sherlock Holmes story) $18.00
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) $7.99
Rule, Ann Lying in Wait (Crime Files #17: PBO; Nonfiction. Accounts of crimes that reveal the dark underside of the American family) $7.99
Sandford, John Certain Prey (Lucas Davenport #10: Reissue; Clara Rinker's latest hit sounds simple: a defense attorney wants a rival eliminated. No problem, until a witness survives. Clara knows how to deal with loose ends, but this time, there's one loose end that's hard to shake. Lucas Davenport has no idea of the toll this case is about to take on him) $9.99
Sayers, Dorothy L. The Five Red Herrings (Peter Wimsey #6: Reissue; In the Scottish village of Kirkcudbright, no one is disliked more than Sandy Campbell. When the painter is found dead at the foot of cliff, his easel standing above, no one is sorry to see him gone, especially six members of the close-knit artists' colony. But which one has a talent for murder? Lord Peter is on the scene to determine the truth) $14.99
Sayers, Dorothy L. Murder Must Advertise (Peter Wimsey #8: Reissue; When Victor Dean dies from a fall down the stairs at Pym's Publicity, a respectable London advertising agency, it looks like an accident. But the victim had hinted to the firm's owner about some scandal in the company. When Mr. Pym asks Lord Peter to investigate, he goes in undercover, posing as a new copywriter) $14.99
Scottoline, Lisa Betrayed (Rosato & Associates #13: Judy Carrier investigates the sudden death of a woman - an undocumented farm worker - who was taking care of Judy's aunt while she went through chemo) $27.99
Seaman, Augusta Huiell The Boarded-Up House (Reissue; Kids; Originally published in 1915. Best friends Joyce and Cynthia have always been fascinated by the crumbling mansion with a pair of round windows resembling eyes. When Goliath the cat disappears inside the boarded-up house, the girls follow, uncovering the key to a very old secret) $9.99
Simenon, Georges A Crime in Holland (alternate title: Maigret in Holland) (Maigret #8: Reissue; When a French professor visiting a Dutch coastal town is accused of murder, Maigret is sent to investigate. The locals seem happy to blame the outsider, but there are people closer to home who seem to know much more than they're letting on) $10.00
Simenon, Georges The Grand Banks Cafe (alternate title: The Sailor's Rendezvous) (Maigret #9: Reissue; Maigret investigates when a captain's body is found floating near his fishing trawler) $10.00
Simmons, Dan The Abominable (1926: Three climbers accept funding from a mother whose son fell to his death on Mount Everest two years earlier. She doesn't believe he's dead, and wants them to bring him back alive. As they set off, they encounter others seeking the boy's body. What valuable item could he have been carrying? What is the truth behind the many disappearances on the mountain?) $18.00
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) $15.95
Takano, Kazuaki Genocide of One (Akili, a 3-year-old boy, is the smartest person on the planet, but his immaturity makes him a dangerous threat to humanity. The US President dispatches a team to kill the boy. But for team leader Jonathan Yeager's desperately ill son, Akili's advanced knowledge may offer the only hope) $26.00
Tursten, Helene The Fire Dance (Irene Huss #6: The murder of a young ballerina, apparently an arson victim, sets off alarm bells for DI Irene Huss, who remembers matching details from an unsolved case 15 years earlier) $15.95
Wilcox, John Bayonets Along the Border (Simon Fonthill #10: North West India, 1897: Former army scout Simon Fonthill, his wife Alice, and their old friend 352 Jenkins are en route to a party when an ambush proves things are not as peaceful as they believed. When Viceroy Elgin tasks Simon with delivering an important letter, the group sets out for the Khyber Pass, with danger dogging their steps) $16.95
Wilkshire, Nick Thin Ice (Jack Smith #1: The media frenzy over the signing and the controversial trades that secured a young hockey sensation are eclipsed by news of his murder. As Ottawa Major Crimes Unit investigator Jack Smith reassembles the player's life, he is surprised at how much it differs from his clean-cut image, and a list of suspects soon emerges) $17.99
Woods, Stuart Carnal Curiosity (Stone Barrington #29: Stone and Dino are drawn into the world of high-end security and fraud, where Manhattan's elite are made vulnerable by the very systems meant to keep them safe) $9.99

EXPECTED MID-DECEMBER

Archer, Ursula Five (DI Beatrice Kaspary and her colleagues pursue a twisted killer, using the map coordinates tattooed on a dead woman's feet to locate a series of gruesome geocaches) $25.99
Aspe, Pieter The Midas Murders (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) $15.95
Bannister, Jo Perfect Sins (Ash & Best #2: When the senior policeman who suggested that Gabriel Ash's sons might still be alive is murdered, Ash is determined to get to the bottom of things. Meanwhile, Hazel Best investigates when an archaeologist digs up a mound of earth and uncovers the bones of a little boy carefully laid to rest with 20th-century toys) $25.99
Cabasson, Armand Memory of Flames (Quentin Margot #3: March, 1814: With the allied armies of Russia, Austria, and Prussia advancing, Paris is in real danger of falling. Captain Quentin Margont must infiltrate a royalist conspiracy to save Bonaparte's empire) $15.95
Connelly, Michael The Closers (Harry Bosch #11: Reissue; Invited to join the elite Open/Unsolved Unit, working murders whose investigations were flawed, stalled, or abandoned, Harry catches the case of a teenager dragged off to her death on Oat Mountain, and traces the DNA on the murder weapon to a small-time criminal. But something bigger and darker beckons, and Harry must battle to fit all the pieces together) $10.00
Estleman, Loren D. You Know Who Killed Me (Amos Walker #24: Just released from a rehab clinic, Detroit PI Amos Walker has to marshal his energies to help solve a murder in Iroquois Heights, his least favorite town) $24.99
Greenwood, Kerry A Question of Death (Phryne Fisher: Collection. 13 short stories featuring the intrepid female PI in 1920s Australia, plus recipes and miscellany. Full color illustrations throughout) $19.95
Horowitz, Anthony Moriarty (Moriarty's death has left a vacuum in the criminal underworld, and there is no shortage of candidates to take his place, including one particularly fiendish mastermind. Pinkerton detective Frederick Chase and Scotland Yard Inspector Athelney Jones must forge a path through the darkest corners of London in pursuit of the man determined to stake his claim as Moriarty's successor) $26.99
Lemaitre, Pierre Irene (Camille Verhoeven #1: Shortlisted for the International Dagger. Happily married and expecting his first child, Verhoeven's bliss is punctured by a murder of unprecedented savagery. And it's not the killer's first - each a homage to a classic crime novel) $26.99
Ludlum/Lustbader The Bourne Ascendancy (Bourne #12: Bourne finds himself face to face with an infamous terrorist who has captured Bourne's friend Soraya Moore and her young daughter. His ultimatum: Bourne must kill the US President, or Soraya and her daughter will die) $10.00
Miller, Carol A Nip of Murder (Daisy McGovern #2: Daisy is trying to convert the diner into a bakery. When a robbery takes place and one of the thieves ends up dead on the bakery floor, Daisy must figure out who the dead man was, and why he was in her bakery, before she becomes the next victim) $25.99
Morris, Marc The Norman Conquest (Nonfiction. Explains why the Norman Conquest was the most significant cultural and military episode in English history, as language, law, architecture, and even attitudes toward life itself were altered) $17.95
Oust, Gail Kill 'Em with Cayenne (Piper Prescott #2: When a top competitor at the annual Brandywine Creek Barbecue Festival is murdered and Maybelle becomes a suspect, Piper and Reba Mae are determined to help clear her name) $25.99
Paris, Harper The Mystery of the Suspicious Spices (Greetings from Somewhere #6: Kids; Twins Ethan and Ella investigate why a spice seller's spices have suddenly gone bad at a market in Mumbai, India) $5.99
Patterson, J/Ledwidge, M Gone (Michael Bennett #6: Sworn to kill Bennett andeveryone dear to him, crime lord Manuel Perrine embarks on a brazen series of killings, until the FBI has no choice but to ask Bennett to come out of hiding to stop Perrine) $10.00
Ramsay, Frederick The Wolf and the Lamb (Jerusalem #3: When Pontius Pilate is accused of murder, Gamaliel and his physician friend Loukas examine evidence and sort through suspects, including assassins, Roman nobles, Pilate's wife, rogue legionnaires, slaves, servants, actors, and a race horse named Pegasus) $14.95
Rowland, Laura Joh The Iris Fan (Sano Ichiro #18: Japan, 1709: When the shogun is attacked in his own palace, stabbed with a fan with sharpened iron ribs, Sano Ichiro is restored to the rank of chief investigator to find the culprit) $25.99
Shoham, Liad Asylum City (Officer Anat Nachmias tackles her first murder investigation, the death of a young social activist. When an African man confesses, Anat's commanders close the case, but the cop isn't convinced, and continues to search for the truth) $25.99
Thomas, Donald Death on a Pale Horse: Sherlock Holmes on Her Majesty's Secret Service (The great detective and Dr. Watson go up against an international conspiracy led by disgraced English officer Colonel Hunter Moran) $15.95
Thomas, Sam The Harlot's Tale (Hodgson & Hawkins #2: 1645: To appease God's wrath and end a heat wave, York's Puritan leaders plan to whip the city's sinners into godliness. But someone is executing them - first a prostitute and her client, then a pair of adulterers. Bridget Hodgson and Martha Hawkins race to find the killer before more deaths occur) $15.99
Williams, Timothy Persona Non Grata (alternate title: The White Audi) (Piero Trotti #3: Reissue; Northern Italy, 1985: The junior detectives Commissario Trotti works with transfer because he's too hard on them. With the city in an uproar after an intruder attacks a girl in her bed, Trotti sets to work, aided by the one junior officer who still listens to him - Brigadier Ciuffi, a dogged and unflinching woman) $14.95

EXPECTED EARLY JANUARY

Aaronovitch, Ben Foxglove Summer (Peter Grant #5: Police constable and apprentice magician Peter Grant, a Londoner to the core, is dispatched to Herefordshire, where children are disappearing and the local police are reluctant to admit that there might be a supernatural element involved. Now Peter will have to deal with the local gods and local cops in a small village where the shops close at 4pm) $7.99
Alexander, Ellie Meet Your Baker (Bakeshop #1: PBO; Returning home to Ashland to help her mom Helen run the family bakeshop, Jules Capshaw winds up looking for a killer when the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's newest board member ends up dead) $7.99
Allen, Beverly For Whom the Bluebell Tolls (Bridal Bouquet #2: PBO; When Audrey's bouquets are featured on a wedding reality show, one of the show's hosts is found dead, and the evidence points to Audrey's ex Brad. Can Audrey weed out the real killer?) $7.99
Arlen, Tessa Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman (England, 1912: When her husband's nephew is found murdered at her annual summer costume ball, and her son becomes a suspect, Lady Montfort teams up with her pragmatic housekeeper Mrs. Jackson to investigate the case) $25.99
Berk, Josh Say It Ain't So (Lenny & the Mikes #2: Kids; When their brilliant new pitcher's perfect streak goes downhill, Lenny suspects foul play - specifically, someone stealing Mike's catcher signals. But who could be responsible, and why?) $7.99
Bertsch, David Riley River of No Return (Jake Trent #2: When his best friend JP's new girlfriend heads back to her native Mexico and then disappears, lawyer turned fishing guide Jake Trent investigates) $26.99
Bourbon, Melissa A Seamless Murder (Magical Dressmaking #6: PBO; Asked to sew aprons for a local women's group, Harlow must get to know each member. When one of them turns up dead, Harlow is determined to cuff the killer) $7.99
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) $15.00
Bradley, Alan As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust (Flavia de Luce #7: After a charred and mummified body tumbles out of a chimney at her boarding school in Canada, amid rumors that the school is haunted, and that several girls have disappeared without a trace, aspiring chemist and sleuth Flavia de Luce searches for answers) $25.00
Brennan, Allison Notorious (Maxine Revere #1: Tough-as-nails reporter Maxine Revere tackles cold cases. Now the death of a high school friends takes her back to an unsolved murder from her own past) $7.99
Brown, Dale Starfire (The US President's plans to militarize and industrialize Earth orbit sparks an arms race in space that thrusts Bradley McLanahan and his team of engineers into the middle of what could become a global battle) $9.99
Camilleri, Andrea The Brewer of Preston (1870s Sicily: Much to the displeasure of the populace, Vigata has been unified under the Kingdom of Italy. They definitely don't like the new Prefect. He's planning to produce an opera in their new theater, and the locals are revving up to wreak havoc on opening night) $15.00
Castle, M.E. Game of Clones (Clone Chronicles #3: Kids; To stop his secret from coming out, Fisher has to figure out a cover story for Two and keep Three from helping Dr. X take over the world. When Three comes to Palo Alto bent on eliminating Fisher and Two, the boys have to pull together their friends and an unlikely ally to stop Three and his clone army) $6.99
Cavender, Chris The Missing Dough (Pizza Lovers #6: Maddy's cheating ex Grant shows up and picks a fight with Maddy's fiance Bob in front of the whole town. When Grant is stabbed to death, and it turns out Maddy stands to inherit a bundle, can Maddy and Eleanor find the killer?) $7.99
Christopher, Lucy The Killing Woods (YA; Ashlee Parker is dead, and Emily Shepherd's dad, a veteran with PTSD, is accused of the crime. Before he's convicted, Emily must find out the truth. Does Ashlee's boyfriend have the answers? Or is he only playing games - the kind that can kill?) $10.99
Christopher, Paul Secret of the Templars (John Holliday #9: PBO; The hunt for a long-lost Dead Sea scroll leads Holliday and Interpol agent Peter Lazarus to a conspiracy linking the Catholic Church to a Nazi art forgery operation) $9.99
Collins, Max Allan Quarry's Choice (Quarry #10: PBO; When a young woman catches hitman Quarry in the act and uses video she shot to force him to carry out a hit for her, he faces a difficult choice: give in to blackmail, or try to take down his beautiful blackmailer?) $9.95
Collins, Wilkie The Dead Secret (Reissue; A forgotten crime took place at the Cornish mansion Porthgenna, all but ruining the life of servant girl Sarah Leeson. 15 years later, it comes back to confuse and haunt Rosamond, the heir to Porthgenna, who is driven to expose the truth) $15.95
Conrad, Hy Mr. Monk and the New Lieutenant (Monk #19: When a judge's death turns out to be murder by poison, and Capt. Stottelmeyer begins showing the same symptoms, Monk will have to put aside his dislike of Lt. Cartledge to crack the case) $23.95
Cook, J.J. (Lavene) In Hot Water (Sweet Pepper Fire Brigade #3: PBO; When a suspicious house fire in a pricey lakeside community claims the life of a retired politician, Stella teams up with the state's arson investigator to investigate) $7.99
Cornwell, Bernard The Pagan Lord (Saxon Tales #7: 910 CE: 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) $15.99
Cornwell, Bernard The Empty Throne (Saxon Tales #8: Aethelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Aethelflaed - sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Aethelred - who has all the makings of a leader. But could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne) $27.99
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) $16.00
Farjeon, J. Jefferson Mystery in White (No one wants to spend Christmas on a snowbound train - especially when it turns out that Death is a passenger on this run) $15.00
Finn, Alan Things Half in Shadow (PBO; Philadelphia, 1869: Crime reporter Edward Clark, son of a famous stage magician, is asked to use his knowledge of illusions to expose fraudulent mediums preying on grief-stricken families of the Civil War dead. His first target is Lucy, a young widow who uses old-fashioned sleight of hand. When they become entangled in the murder of the city's most regarded - and apparently legitimate - medium, Edward and Lucy set out to find the real killer) $16.00
Graves, Sarah Winter at the Door (Lizzie Snow #1: After taking over as Eastport's police chief, Lizzie Snow learns that a perilous piece of her past has followed her from Boston to Maine) $26.00
Griffin/Butterworth The Assassination Option (Clandestine Ops #2: James Cronley's first mission for the new Central Intelligence Directorate has drawn all kinds of attention. When he meets the undercover agent known only as Seven K, he gets a real surprise) $28.95
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?) $9.99
Hagberg, David Blood Pact (Kirk McGarvey #17: The search for a lost 18th-century treasure that the Spanish government, Cuban intelligence, and the Catholic Church are racing to claim pits McGarvey against a foe who has made a blood pact with agents of the devil) $8.99
Hale, Kathleen No One Else Can Have You (YA; The police in Friendship, Wisconsin, are better at finding lost pets than catching killers. So Kippy, armed with tenacious Midwestern spirit and her friend Ruth's secret diary, sets out to find Ruth's murderer) $9.99
Hardy, Susannah Feta Attraction (Greek to Me #1: PBO; Georgie Nikolopatos manages a Greek restaurant in upstate New York, rumored to possess ghosts and hidden treasure. When her husband disappears and a competitor is found dead, can Georgie find her missing husband and catch a killer before someone else's order is up?) $7.99
Harper, Karen Broken Bonds (Cold Creek #3: PBO; Staying in Cold Creek while she figures out her next move, social worker Char Lockwood soon runs afoul of locals who think she's sticking her nose in where it doesn't belong. She's certain something sinister is being covered up, and teams up with Matt Rowan to uncover the truth) $7.99
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) $9.99
Holmberg, John-Henri (ed) A Darker Shade of Sweden (Anthology. 17 crime stories by Swedish writers) $15.00
Hunter, Stephen Sniper's Honor (Bob Lee Swagger #9: Swagger uncovers why WWII's greatest sniper was erased from history - and why her disappearance still matters today) $9.99
Husom, Christine Snow Way Out (Snow Globe #1: PBO; After teaching a group to make snow globes, shop manager Cami Brooks finds an abandoned globe showing a man sleeping on a park bench. When she finds a man stabbed to death on a bench in the local park, can Cami find the backstabber before anyone else gets iced?) $7.99
Hyzy, Julie All the President's Menus (White House Chef #8: PBO; During a tour of the kitchen, a visiting chef collapses and dies. Olivia must figure out if the victim's colleagues are keeping more than their recipes secret) $7.99
Jaffarian, Sue Ann Ghost in the Guacamole (Ghost of Granny Apples #5: PBO; Lucy wants to sell the family business; her sister Rikki is against it. When Emma contacts their deceased father, his ghost drops a bombshell - his death was not an accident, and Rikki's life may be in danger. Now it's up to Emma and Granny Apples to stop a killer) $7.99
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) $9.99
Javorsky, Earl Down Solo (PI Charlie Miner woke up in the morgue with a hole in his head. Just before the shooting, he had been working a case involving fraud, gold, and religious zealots, and Charlie can connect the dots from the case to the attack. When his daughter is abducted, he must find her before the criminals do the same thing to her that they did to him. After that, maybe he'll try to figure out how he's walking around dead) $13.95
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) $16.00
Kaaberbol, L/Friis, A Death of a Nightingale (Nina Borg #3: Natasha is suspected of killing her Danish fiance. Three years ago, her husband in Kiev was killed in the same manner. Danish Red Cross nurse Nina Borg had tried to help Natasha leave her abusive fiance. Now Nina tries to protect Natasha's daughter and discover the truth) $15.95
Kellerman, Jonathan Killer (Alex Delaware #29: After a custody case he testified in erupts in to cold, calculating murder, and the little girl at the center of the dispute disappears, psychologist Alex Delaware teams up with LAPD detective Milo Sturgis to search for the girl) $9.99
King, Maggie Murder at the Book Group (PBO; When her friend Carlene drinks poisoned tea at their book group, there's a suicide note, but Hazel is skeptical. As Hazel unearths the past that Carlene took great pains to hide, her search for the truth produces plenty of motives - most belonging to members of the book group) $7.99
La Plante, Lynda Wrongful Death (Anna Travis #9: Six months ago, London nightclub owner Josh Reynolds' death was ruled a suicide, but new information suggests it might have been murder. DCI Anna Travis must review the case with the help of FBI agent and crime scene expert Jessie Dewar) $15.99
Laurie, Victoria No Ghouls Allowed (Ghost Hunter #9: PBO; After a series of strange accidents at an antebellum mansion, the work crew is convinced the place is cursed. M.J., Heath, and Gilley agree to find out if they're really dealing with some spirited saboteurs and a possessed plantation home) $7.99
Lee, Elizabeth Snoop to Nuts (Nut House #2: PBO; When a contest judge keels over dead after a second taste of Miss Amelia's Pecan Caviar, the evidence points to poison. Can Lindy figure out who framed her meemaw for murder?) $7.99
LePore, J/Davis, C God's Formula (Tolkien & Fleming #2: PBO; 1939: To get his formula for enriching uranium to the US, a German physicist who doesn't support the Nazis encodes it in Tolken's Elvish language. MI-6 officer Ian Fleming, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Albert Einstein work together to find the unwitting messenger, decode the message, and seize control of the nuclear future) $14.95
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) $7.99
Ludlow, Jack Vengeance (Last Roman #1: Byzantine Empire, 5th century: Flavius Belisarius swears vengeance on the man who betrayed and destroyed his father, beginning a journey from which there is no virtuous way back) $16.95
Marston, Edward Five Dead Canaries (Home Front Detective #3: 1916: Five women munitions workers are celebrating a birthday; when all but one are killed in an explosion, Scotland Yard suggests it's the work of a German spy, but Inspector Marmion and Sergeant Keedy suspect the killer is a local) $16.95
McHugh, Laura The Weight of Blood (Despite her family's deep roots in the Ozark Mountain town of Henbane, Lucy Dane is treated like an outsider. Folks still whisper about her mother, a stranger who inspired local myths when she vanished years ago. When one of Lucy's few friends is found murdered, Lucy finds herself drawn into a search for answers) $16.00
McMahon, Jennifer The Winter People (In 1908, Sara was found dead in the field behind her Vermont farmhouse just months after her daughter's tragic death. Now teenager Ruthie and her sister Fawn live in Sara's house with their mother. When their mother vanishes, Ruthie's search for clues uncovers Sara's diary, and she discovers she's not the only person desperately looking for someone they've lost. But she may be the only one who can stop history from repeating) $14.95
Muller, M/Pronzini, B The Body Snatchers Affair (Carpenter & Quincannon #3: Two missing bodies and two separate cases take Sabina Carpenter and John Quincannon from the heights above San Francisco Bay to the depths of Chinatown's opium dens) $25.99
Neuhaus, Nele Bad Wolf (von Bodenstein & Kirchhoff #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) $16.99
Parker, R/Knott, R The Bridge (Cole & Hitch #7: An ominous storm rolls into Appaloosa, and with it a band of night riders with a devious scheme. When the sheriif and his deputies go missing, territorial marshals Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch saddle up to sort things out) $26.95
Patterson, William The Inn (PBO; When Jack and Annabel inherit a ramshackle inn with a history of murders and mysterious disappearances, their arrival stirs the house to life again. Annabel's childhood nightmares are about to come true) $9.99
Pavone, Chris The Accident (A manuscript full of shocking revelations and disturbing truths puts literary agent Isabel Reed, eager to publish it, on a collision course with veteran CIA station chief Hayden Gray, who will stop at nothing to keep it from seeing the light of day. As they try to outwit each other, the anonymous author watches from afar) $15.00
Pelecanos, George The Martini Shot (Collection. Short crime fiction) $25.00
Pendleton, Don (creator) Savage Deadlock (Executioner #434: PBO; When a missing US nuclear scientist resurfaces as a member of a guerrilla women's rights organization in Pakistan, Bolan is tasked with extracting her and bringing her stateside, willing or not) $5.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Critical Exposure (SuperBolan #171: PBO; Around the globe, US missions are compromised when double agents begin identifying and killing cover personnel; Bolan goes after the traitors responsible) $6.99
Perry, Thomas A String of Beads (Jane Whitefield #8: Jimmy, Jane's childhood friend from the reservation, is wanted for the murder of a white man. He's on the run, and as Jane looks for him, she finds the police aren't the only ones after him) $26.00
Price, Cate Lie of the Needle (Deadly Notions #3: PBO; To raise funds, the historical society is producing a Hunky Men of Millbury calendar. When one of Daisy's friends doesn't show up for his photo shoot and the photographer is found murdered, can a cryptic verse on an antique sampler help Daisy pin down the killer?) $7.99
Rickman, Phil Night after Night (A Tudor farmhouse turned luxury hotel was abandoned by its owners at the height of its success. The staff has been paid to keep quiet, but stories seep through. A producer plans to make a reality TV show there: a house isolated by its rural situation and its dark reputation; six people - known to the nation but strangers to one another - locked inside; but this time Big Brother is not in control) $26.95
Rollins, J/Blackwood, G The Kill Switch (Tucker Wayne #1: SIGMA Force turns to former Army Ranger Wayne Tucker and his military working dog Kane to extract a Russian pharmaceutical magnate from Siberia. The scientific genius holds the biological key to a new weapon system engineered from the ancient past) $9.99
Rosen, Delia Fry Me a Liver (Deadly Deli #6: PBO; A van comes plunging through the deli roof, causing an explosion and barricading Gwen inside with her employees and Nashville mayoral candidate Tootsie Pearl. Was this an attack on her, or on Gwen?) $7.99
Sedgwick, Marcus She Is Not Invisible (YA; Laureth is blind, and remarkably skilled at looking for recurring events, patterns, and numbers. When her father goes missing, clues from his notebook take Laureth and her 7-year-old brother Benjamin to NYC, where surviving will take all her skill at spotting the amazing, shocking, and sometimes dangerous connections in a world full of darkness) $9.99
Sidebottom, Harry The Amber Road (Warrior of Rome #6: 264 CE: The Roman Empire has been torn in two, and a war is coming between Postumus, who has seized the western provinces, and Emperor Gallienus. Ballista is sent to his homeland of Hyperborea to raise an army against Postumus) $16.95
Smith, Alexander McCall The Forever Girl (Amanda and her daughter Clover live in a close-knit community of expats on Grand Cayman Island. As Clover falls for her first love, and allows her heart to chart her life's course, Amanda realizes that she has fallen out of love with Clover's father, and that her carefully mapped-out future is actually unknown territory. Through the years, mother and daughter are each torn between the dreams they cherish and the reality they face) $15.95
Starr, Mel The Abbot's Agreement (Hugh de Singleton #7: En route to Oxford, Master Hugh de Singleton discovers a young Benedictine novice, stabbed in the back not half a mile from the nearby abbey. And although the boy has been missing for four days, the corpse is fresh) $14.99
Stratford, Jordan The Case of the Missing Moonstone (Wollstonecraft Detective Agency #1: Kids; 1826: Brilliant 11-year-old Lady Ada Byron and astute, adventurous 14-year-old Mary Godwin form a detective agency. Their first case involves a stolen heirloom, a false confession, and an array of fishy suspects) $16.99
Swanson, Peter The Girl with a Clock for a Heart (George Foss is pulled into a whirlpool of betrayal and murder when the woman who broke his heart 20 years ago shows up and ask for his help) $14.99
Todd, Charles Hunting Shadows (Ian Rutledge #16: 1920: 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) $14.99
Todd, Charles A Fine Summer's Day (Ian Rutledge Prequel: June, 1914: The death of a widow sets off a series of murders across England, seemingly unconnected, that Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge will race to solve as the clouds of war gather on the horizon) $26.99
Vanderpool, Clare Navigating Early (Kids; 1946: After his mother dies, Jack Baker is relocated from Kansas to Maine. There he meets Early Auden, who collects clippings about sightings of a great black bear, and who won't believe what everyone accepts to be the truth about the bear, timber rattlesnakes, and the school hero known as The Fish, who never returned from the war. When the boys find themselves unexpectedly alone at school, they embark on a quest on the Appalachian Trail in search of the great black bear) $7.99
Wait, Lea Twisted Threads (Mainely Needlepoint #1: PBO; Her mother's murder brings Angie back to Harbor Haven, Maine, where her Gram has started a business, the Mainely Needlepointers. When Angie and Gram become suspects in the suspicious death of a shady business associate, Angie finds clues that may connect to her mother's murder) $7.99
Walker, Martin The Resistance Man (Bruno #6: A veteran of the Resistance dies, leaving behind documents that connect him to a train robbery. A former British spymaster's estate is burglarized. A home is broken into just as the owner is finishing a book on France's nuclear weapons program. An antiques dealer is found murdered, and his former lover, the number one suspect, is on the run. As police chief Bruno investigates, he begins to suspect the crimes are somehow linked; in this part of France, the past is never really past) $15.95
Wellington, Duke of Military Dispatches (Nonfiction. Accounts of the British campaigns against Napoleon in Wellington's own words, telling the story of the conflict from its desperate beginnings in Portugal to the final triumph at Waterloo) $17.00
Wenger, Christine Diners, Drive-ins, and Death (Comfort Food #3: PBO; Trixie is helping her friend ACB open a drive-in movie theater. When the groundbreaking turns up the dead body of ACB's missing beau, and the police connect her to the murder weapon, can Trixie clear her friend's name?) $7.99
Woods, Stuart Insatiable Appetites (Stone Barrington #32: When Stone finds himself responsible for distributing the estate of a respected mentor, the process reveals secrets that range from surprising to outright alarming) $27.95
Wright, June Duck Season Death (It seems everyone at a remote inn had a good reason to shoot publisher Athol Sefton. Sefton's nephew Charles hopes to solve the crime by applying the 'rules of the game' he's learned as a reviewer of detective fiction - but the killer doesn't seem to be playing by those rules) $12.95
Wright, June So Bad a Death (Maggie Byrnes #2: When Maggie's landlord, unpopular local bigwig James Holland, is shot, it's no surprise, but Maggies suspects that someone is also trying to poison his infant heir, and turns sleuth to uncover the culprits) $14.95

EXPECTED MID-JANUARY

Axelrod, Steven Nantucket Fivespot (Henry Kennis #2: A threat to bomb the annual Boston Pops Concert could ruin Nantucket's economy as well as its reputation. Homeland Security suspects foreign terrorists, but poetry-writing police chief Henry Kennis believes the truth lies much closer to home) $14.95
Benway, Robin Going Rogue (Maggie Silver #2: YA; When her parents are falsely accused of stealing gold coins, 17-year-old Maggie must use her safecracking skills to try and clear their names. Too bad her efforts only put her, and everyone she loves, in danger) $9.99
Bowen, Rhys City of Darkness and Light (Molly #13: 1905: To keep his family safe from a vengeful gang, Daniel sends Molly and Liam to Paris, where Molly becomes entangled in the murder of an Impressionist artist) $15.99
Brackston, P.J. Gretel and the Case of the Missing Frog Prints (Brothers Grimm #1: Bavaria, 1776: When Albrecht Durer the Much Much Younger's Frog Prints go missing, famous PI Gretel (now 35 and still living with her gluttonous brother Hansel) travels to Nuremberg to investigate) $24.95
Brekke, Jorgen Where Monsters Dwell (UK title: Where Evil Lies) (Odd Singsaker #1: 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) $15.99
Clark, Mary Jane That Old Black Magic (Piper Donovan #4: In New Orleans to perfect her pastry skills at a famous French Quarter bakery, Piper gets drawn into the hunt for the Hoodoo Killer) $13.99
Doughty, Louise Apple Tree Yard (Shortlisted for the Steel Dagger. Yvonne was happily married, a successful scientist. Now she is charged with murder, in the witness box facing the gaze of her alleged accomplice, a man who is also her lover. As Yvonne faces hostile questioning, she must piece together the story of her affair. Here in the courtroom, everything hinges on one night in a dark alley called Apple Tree Yard) $16.00
Gage, Leighton The Ways of Evil Men (Mario Silva #7: When all but two members of a dwindling Amazon jungle tribe drop dead from what looks like poison, Chief Inspector Mario Silva and his team are sent to investigate the genocide) $14.95
Griffiths, Elly The Outcast Dead (Galloway & Nelson #6: Ruth Galloway's recent dig turned up the body of a Victorian murderess. Now Ruth is the reluctant star of TV series 'Women Who Kill'. Meanwhile, three children have been found dead in their home, and DCI Harry Nelson is sure that the mother is responsible, until another child is abducted and a kidnapper dubbed the Childminder claims responsibility. Is the Childminder behind all the deaths?) $14.95
Hall, Parnell Puzzled Indemnity (Puzzle Lady #16: Her attorney friend Becky suspects that her client Brittney's philandering husband plans to murder his wife for the insurance money, so Cora agrees to investigate. When the husband is killed, and the police arrest Brittney, Cora sets out to save her from the clutches of the law) $24.99
Kasasian, M.R.C. 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) $14.95
Kasasian, M.R.C. The Curse of the House of Foskett (Gower Street #2: 1882: Investigating the death of an eccentric member of the Final Death Society takes Sidney Grice and March Middleton to an eerie house in Kew, and the mysterious Baroness Foskett) $25.95
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) $15.00
Khan, Ausma Zehanat The Unquiet Dead (Investigating a local man's death, detectives Esa Khattak and Rachel Getty discover that he may actually have been a war criminal with ties to the 1995 Srebrenica massacre) $25.99
Koontz, Dean Saint Odd (Odd Thomas #7: Odd has returned to Pico Mundo and the people he loves, come to save them - and perhaps humanity - from the evil it is his destiny to face. Stronger and wiser, and with the help of the friends he has made along the way, Odd prepares to confront the terrible forces arrayed against him) $28.00
Laurie, Victoria Death Date (YA; High school student Maddie Fynn knows when people are going to die, but not how. Now young people are disappearing, then turning up dead. Maddie finds herself suspected by the police, targeted by the murderer, and attracting the attentions of a mysterious admirer who may be connected to it all) $17.99
Martin, Andrew Flight by Elephant (Nonfiction. In the summer of 1942, Gyles Mackrell, together with 20 elephants and a team of mahouts, performed rescue missions in the jungles of Japanese-occupied Burma, saving the lives of Indian Army soldiers as well as British civilians and their Indian servants) $15.99
Masterman, Becky Fear the Darkness (Brigid Quinn #2: Retired FBI agent Brigid Quinn agrees to help a local couple by investigating the death of their son. When dangerous things start to happen, she begins to wonder if she can trust anyone) $25.99
Matthews, Jeanne Where the Bones Are Buried (Dinah Pelerin #5: Dinah couldn't be happier. She's living in Berlin with her boyfriend Thor, and has landed a job teaching Native American cultures at the university. Then her Seminole mother shows up with a scheme to blackmail a German tax dodger, and winds up a murder suspect) $14.95
Molay, Frederique The City of Blood (Paris Homicide #3: Three decades after burying the leftovers of a banquet, a renowned artist is inaugurating the first archaeological dig of modern art. When the excavators uncover a skeleton, Chief of Police Nico Sirsky and his team rush to La Villette Park and Museum complex. Could it be the artist's son? And does that death have anything to do with the current string of nightclub murders by the Paris Butcher?) $16.95
Monaghan, Annabel Double Digit (Digit Higgins #2: YA; 18-year-old Digit's math talents are so off the charts that her laptop is under surveillance by both the CIA and an ecoterrorist named Jonas Furnis. So when she thoughtlessly hacks into the DoD database, she lands in serious hot water - inside and outside the law) $7.99
Neuhaus, Nele The Ice Queen (von Bodenstein & Kirchhoff #3: The autopsy of Jossi Goldberg, Holocaust survivor and US citizen, reveals an old tattoo on his arm once used by the Nazi SS. Was he not Jewish after all? Who was he? Two similar murders put Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver von Bodenstein on a trail that leads them back to the end of WWII and an area of Poland that then belonged to East Prussia) $25.99
Oswald, James The Hangman's Song (Tony McLean #3: To the Edinburgh police, the body of a man found hanging in an empty house looks like suicide, but DI McLean thinks there's something off about the scene. Then another body is found, hanging from an identical rope with a noose tied in the identical way) $13.95
Pandian, Gigi The Accidental Alchemist (PBO; When Zoe Faust unpacks her bags in Portland, Oregon, she discovers a stowaway: living, breathing gargoyle Dorian, who needs Zoe's help to decipher an ancient text explaining what he is. Zoe is trying to put her alchemical life behind her, but when someone is murdered on her porch, she realizes she is tangled up in ancient intrigue) $14.99
Patterson, J/Paetro, M Unlucky 13 (Women's Murder Club #13: Deranged killer Mackie Morales is back. The Women's Murder Club must find her - before she finds them first) $16.00
Shaw, William She's Leaving Home (Breen & Tozer #1: London, 1968: When a teenage girl's body is found near the Beatles' Abbey Road recording studio, old-school copper DS Cathal Breen and rambunctious young policewoman Helen Tozer investigate, in a world where conservative tradition is giving way to new freedoms - and troubling new crimes) $15.00
Sidebottom, Harry Iron and Rust (Throne of the Caesars #1: 235 CE: Military hero Maximinus Thrax is the first Caesar risen from the barracks. A simple man of steel and violence, he will fight for Rome unconditionally. The Senators praise the new Emperor with elaborate oratory, but will any of them accept a Caesar who was once a shepherd boy?) $26.95
Thomas, R/Graham, J Mr. Kiss and Tell (Veronica Mars #2: PBO; When a woman claims to have been assaulted at the Neptune Grand, then smuggled out and left for dead by the staff, the owners turn to PI Veronica Mars to disprove the woman's story) $14.95
Weber, Tracy A Killer Retreat (Downward Dog #2: PBO; Pushed to her breaking point, yoga instructor Kate Davidson threatens to strangle a rude young woman named Monica if she doesn't get her terrible terrier under control. When Monica is found choked with a leash, Kate becomes suspect number one, and must find a way to clear her name) $14.99

EXPECTED EARLY FEBRUARY

Aames, Avery As Gouda as Dead (Cheese Shop #6: PBO; Charlotte and Jordan plan to celebrate Valentine's Day by walking down the aisle. Then a beloved bar owner is found murdered on Jordan's farm. The killer has crossed the wrong woman - no one is ruining Charlotte's wedding plans!) $7.99
Abbott, Jeff Inside Man (Sam Capra #4: To avenge a friend's death, Sam goes undercover in one of Miami's most dangerous families, run by an unstable tycoon intent on dividing his business empire between his three children, who each may hold murderous secrets of their own) $6.00
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) $15.99
Arlington, Lucy Played by the Book (Novel Idea #4: PBO; Literary agent Lila Wilkins' preparations for a book-signing garden party turn up a skull in her flowerbed. Then a local gardener is murdered, and Lila must dig through old mysteries and new clues to unearth a killer) $7.99
Balliett, Blue Hold Fast (Kids; Early's father isn't the kind to disappear, but he's gone - and left a whole lot of trouble behind. As danger closes in, Early, her mom, and her brother flee to a city shelter, and Early starts asking questions and looking for answers) $6.99
Barr, Nevada Destroyer Angel (Anna Pigeon #17: Anna's canoe trip in upstate Minnesota goes harrowingly wrong when armed thugs capture her friends) $9.99
Beaton, M.C. Death of a Policeman (Hamish Macbeth #30: Local police stations all over the Highlands are being threatened with closure; DCI Blair sends keen young officer Cyril Sessions to monitor what Sgt. Macbeth does every day. Hamish is prepared to insure that Cyril returns with a full report, but finds himself prime suspect when Cyril is killed) $8.00
Beaton, M.C. Death of a Liar (Hamish Macbeth #31: When a woman falsely reports being attacked, then winds up dead, Sergeant Macbeth must sort through all of her lies to solve the crime) $25.00
Beatty, Jack The Lost History of 1914 (Nonfiction. Offers a different view of WWI, testing the long-dominant assumption that it was inevitable. Chronicling largely forgotten events faced by each of the belligerent countries in the months before the war started in August, Beatty shows how any one of them might have derailed the war or brought it to a different end) $18.00
Beck, W.H. Malcolm at Midnight (Kids; The Midnight Academy is a secret society of classroom pets that keeps the kids safe. When the Academy's leader is kidnapped, Malcolm the rat must prove his innocence - and that rats can be good guys) $6.99
Bell, Ted Warriors (Alex Hawke #8: As the US and China move dangerously close to nuclear war, counterspy Alex Hawke must rescue a kidnapped US scientist) $9.99
Berenson, Alex The Counterfeit Agent (John Wells #9: When a deep source warns that Iran intends to kill a CIA station chief, and it happens, the source's next tip - a nuclear one - is taken very seriously. As the threat level jumps and the government mobilizes, can John Wells get to the truth in time to pull the US back from the brink of war?) $9.99
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?) $16.00
Blaedel, Sara The Forgotten Girls (Louise Rick #7: The search for the identity of a dead woman found in a Danish forest takes Louise Rick, new commander of the Missing Persons Department, ever closer to her own childhood home, where she uncovers more crimes that were committed and hidden in the forest) $26.00
Boothby, Guy A Prince of Swindlers (Reissue; Originally published in 1900. Introduces gentleman rogue Simon Carne, an adventurer, thief, and master of disguise. Aided by his loyal butler Belton, Carne embarks on a crime spree, stealing from London's richest citizens and then making fools of them by posing as a detective investigating the thefts) $15.00
Brightwell, Emily Mrs. Jeffries and the One Who Got Away (Mrs. Jeffries #33: PBO; When a woman is found strangled in a North London cemetery with an old newspaper clipping clutched in her hand, Inspector Witherspoon will need the help of his housekeeper Mrs. Jeffries to revisit an old case that has haunted him for years) $7.99
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) $15.99
Cameron, Marc Day Zero (Jericho Quinn #5: PBO; On the run from a murderous network of conspirators, Special Agent Jericho Quinn and his daughter catch a flight, only to find themselves in peril when a passenger is murdered and a bomb is triggered) $9.99
Campbell, Rick The Trident Deception (A US Trident sub with a full complement of nuclear warheads has received a launch order - but that order didn't come from the US government. Now a team of US attack subs has just 8 days to intercept and neutralize the Trident) $9.99
Carlisle, Kate This Old Homicide (Fixer-Upper #2: PBO; When Shannon finds her elderly neighbor dead of an apparent heart attack, she realizes his home has been ransacked. When the death is ruled homicide and another victim turns up, Shannon must find the killer before anyone else gets nailed) $7.99
Carmack, Amanda Murder in the Queen's Garden (Kate Haywood #3: PBO; 1559: Astrologer Dr. John Dee and his horoscopes are all the rage, but he fails to predict the discovery of a skeleton in the queen's garden, and the victim's identity makes him a suspect. Queen Elizabeth turns to Kate to clear his name) $7.99
Casey, Kathryn Deliver Us (PBO; Nonfiction. An account of the murders of young women in an area the press dubbed the I-45/Texas killing fields) $7.99
Coben, Harlan Missing You (When she finds an old flame's profile on an online dating site, NYPD detective Kat Donovan contacts him. But her romantic hopes darken into suspicion and terror as a conspiracy comes to light that preys upon the most vulnerable, and the body count rises) $9.99
Collins, Kate A Root Awakening (Flower Shop #16: PBO; House-hunters Abby and Marco are checking out a dilapidated Victorian when a builder takes a life-threatening fall. Abby decides to investigate the house's inhabitants, whose off-kilter behavior has raised her suspicions) $7.99
Connolly, Sheila An Early Wake (County Cork #3: PBO; Maura's plans for live music at the pub hit a sour note when she finds a dead musician in the back room) $7.99
Conrad, Hy Toured to Death (Amy's Travel #1: While planning a murder-themed excursion - a road rally near Monte Carlo, with guests competing to solve a murder along the way - Amy and her mother Fanny tackle real-life foul play when the writer scripting the excursion is murdered in his New York apartment) $25.00
Cook, J.J. (Lavene) Fry Another Day (Biscuit Bowl #2: PBO; With a few loyal supporters in tow, Zoe takes the Biscuit Bowl to a nationally televised food truck race. As the competition rolls on, the body count rises, and Zoe must race to catch the killer) $7.99
Donachie, David A Divided Command (John Pearce #10: Trouble follows John Pearce to the Mediterranean. He has to fight admirals, a duel, and even his beloved Emily Barclay. Meanwhile, back in London, his mortal enemy, Emily's husband Captain Ralph Barclay, is seeking a way to confound him) $16.95
Dorsey, Tim Shark Skin Suite (Serge Storms #18: Ruthless at taking down the banks kicking people out of their homes, young lawyer Brook Campanella wins big in a major class-action lawsuit. Her opponents are willing to go to extreme lengths to shut her down. Luckily, freelance fixer Serge Storms is on hand, ready to save a damsel in distress and kick a bunch of shyster butt) $26.99
Ellory, R.J. City of Lies (Discovering that his long-dead father is actually alive but comatose in a Manhattan hospital, John Harper returns to New York, only to find himself seduced by the underworld lifestyle he is inheriting, and entangled in a dark conspiracy) $16.95
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) $7.99
Ferris, Monica Darned If You Do (Needlecraft #18: When Tom Riordan is injured and then found murdered in his hospital bed, Betsy knows that finding clues to the killer in the clutter Tom left behind will be like looking for a needle in a haystack) $24.95
Fluke, Joanne Blackberry Pie Murder (Hannah Swensen #19: After Hannah hits a man with her cookie truck, the autopsy reveals he dead before she hit him, his shirt covered with blackberry pie stains. Now Hannah's on the trail of a baker with a penchant for murder) $7.99
Froetschel, Susan Allure of Deceit (PBO; To win funds from a new foundation, an orphanage and a reproductive health team focus on two women in an Afghan village: a young mother imprisoned for murdering the village leader's son; and a woman with a reputation for providing abortions. When they discover that the first woman abandoned her infant, and the second has no patients, aid workers and lawyers scramble, and the high stakes lead to fraud and murder) $15.95
Gates, Eva By Book or by Crook (Lighthouse Library #1: PBO; After her boyfriend dumps her, Lucy visits her Aunt Ellen and cousin Josie on the Outer Banks, and lands a job at the lighthouse library. When a priceless first edition is stolen and the head of the library board is murdered, Lucy is ensnared in a real-life mystery) $7.99
Gregory, Susanna Murder on High Holborn (Thomas Chaloner #9: 1665: England faces war with the Dutch, and London is awash with rumors of conspiracy and sedition, but the murder of a Groom of the Robes in a brothel favored by the elite brings Thomas Chaloner a whiff of genuine treason) $14.95
Griffin, Laura Beyond Limits (Tracers #8: PBO; FBI agent Elizabeth LeBlanc knows Navy SEAL Derek Vaughn will do anything to unravel a terrorist plot - including seducing her for information. And she's tempted to let him. Can they uncover the truth fast enough to avert a devastating attack?) $7.99
Haines, Carolyn Booty Bones (Sarah Booth Delaney #14: Sarah Booth is supposed to be having a romantic getaway with Graf, but gets talked into investigating a treasure-hunter's murder) $7.99
Hale, Bruce Big Bad Detective Agency (Kids; When the houses of all Three (not so) Little Pigs are ransacked, Prince Tyrone drags in the obvious suspect. Wolfgang has big teeth, sharp claws, and no alibi. With a single day to find the real culprit and clear his big bad name, Wolf teams up with the fourth Pig to crack the case) $4.99
Hanley, C.B. White Sepulchres (Edwin Weaver #3: 1217: Edwin has returned to Conisbrough. With preparations underway for a noble wedding, when the household marshal is murdered and a band of outlaws begins terrorizing the area, the earl asks Edwin to investigate) $14.95
Hannibal, James R. Shadow Maker (Triple Seven Chase #2: Nick and his unit are drawn into battle against an unknown opponent who has resurrected the legendary Hashashin order of assassins) $9.99
Harris, Tessa Shadow of the Raven (Thomas Silkstone #5: PBO; Determined to free a woman from the notorious Bedlam mental hospital, Dr. Thomas Silkstone travels to the Boughton Estate to speak to the custodian of her affairs. Sweeping changes on the estate threaten to leave villagers destitute, and murders lead Silkstone to a sinister conspiracy) $15.00
Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia Star Fall (Bill Slider #17: Antiques expert Rowland Egerton, the darling of daytime TV, has been stabbed to death in his luxurious West London home. Egerton's partner found the body; did he also do the deed? Or was it a burglary gone wrong? A missing Faberge box and Impressionist painting point that way. But as Slider and his team investigate, none of the facts seem to fit) $29.95
Hawkswood, Sarah The Lord Bishop's Clerk (Bradecote & Catchpoll #1: 1143: The Lord Bishop of Winchester's Clerk has been bludgeoned to death, and laid before the altar in the attitude of a penitent. Everyone had reason to dislike him, but who had reason to kill him? Wily thief-taker Serjeant Catchpoll and his new - and unwanted - superior Acting Under Sheriff Hugh Bradecote have to find the answer) $14.95
Haywood, B.B. Town in a Sweet Pickle (Candy Holliday #6: PBO; When jars of poisoned pickles begin to pop up around town, Candy's search for the culprit pulls the lid off a barrel of blackmail, thievery, and revenge) $7.99
Hendricks, G/Lindsay, T The Fourth Rule of Ten (Dharma Detective #4: Bill Bohannon fathered a son while stationed in Bosnia, an aspiring journalist who has disappeared. Then Ten agrees to do some pro bono PI work for a reformed felon, to help him claim a bequest that is being contested by the benefactor's self-serving family. His investigations lead him down the darkest corridors of the internet, and halfway around the globe to Sarajevo) $14.99
Hughes, Mary Ellen License to Dill (Pickled & Preserved #2: PBO; When a rival dill supplier is found dead in local farmer Gerald Standley's field, Piper is determined to clear Gerald's name) $7.99
James, Miranda Arsenic and Old Books (Cat in the Stacks #6: Librarian Charlie Harris is asked to authenticate a set of Civil War-era diaries donated by a prominent family. He'll need to be careful, because the more he reads, the closer he might be getting to his final chapter) $25.95
Kardos, Michael Before He Finds Her (After fifteen years in hiding, Melanie returns to Silver Bay in hopes of doing what the authorities have not: find her murderous father before he finds her) $25.00
Kava, Alex Breaking Creed (Ryder Creed #1: Called in to search a commercial fishing vessel, Ryder Creed and his search dog discover a secret compartment with human cargo - cartel drug mules. The cartel plans a hit on Creed, but he and his dogs have a few surprises in store at their Florida compound) $26.95
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) $14.99
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) $16.99
London, Colette Criminal Confections (Chocolate Whisperer #1: PBO; Hayden is an expert on everything chocolate, helping clients develop new products and revamp recipes until they're irresistible. When a colleague turns up dead at a chocolate-themed resort spa, Hayden searches for a killer among rival chocolatiers) $7.99
Marr, Andrew Head of State (2017: The UK is on the verge of a referendum that will determine, once and for all, if the country remains a member of the European Union. Unknown to all but a handful of the Prime Minister's innermost circle, there is a secret at the very heart of government that could change everything in an instant) $27.95
Marston, Edward Peril on the Royal Train (Robert Colbeck #10: 1858: Torn-up tracks have forced a train off the rails and into a lake near the Scottish border. As Inspector Colbeck investigates, what looked like sabotage by a rival company may in fact be a conspiracy targeting the Queen and Prince Consort en route to Balmoral) $16.95
Marston, Edward Inspector Colbeck's Casebook (Robert Colbeck: Collection. Victorian England: Brand-new short stories featuring the quick-witted railway detective) $16.95
Mathis, D/Smith, G Unlucky Number (PBO; Nonfiction. An account of the murder of Abraham Shakespeare, a homeless man who spent his last dollars on a Florida State lottery ticket and won a fortune) $9.99
McAlpine, Gordon Once Upon a Midnight Eerie (Edgar & Allan Poe #2: Kids; To play their great-great-great-great uncle in a feature film, Edgar and Allan head to New Orleans, a city that holds many delights - and a stranger who has it in for the twins. Can they manage to outwit this menace?) $6.99
McKevett, GA Killer Physique (Savannah Reid #19: When an athlete turned actor is found dead at a Hollywood premiere, plus-sized PI Savannah Reid's search for answers takes her to a world-class gym that may be a front for a lucrative doping ring) $7.99
McKinlay, Jenn At the Drop of a Hat (Hat Shop #3: PBO; Hired to restore a bridal hat and veil their grandmother made, Scarlett and Viv must find the real killer when the bride-to-be ends up a murder suspect) $7.99
Mofina, Rick Full Tilt (Kate Page #2: PBO; The hunt for a killer who has kept a collection of prisoners for years may finally lead reporter Kate Page to the truth about her sister Vanessa, who disappeared 20 years ago) $7.99
Mosley, Walter Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore (After black porn queen Debbie Dare's tomcatting husband dies, leaving her with massive debts that various LA thugs want to collect on, she decides she's done with porn. But executing her exit strategy from the porn subculture is a wrenching and far from simple process) $14.95
Nesbo, Jo The Son (When a young man with uncanny abilities to soothe and absolve, serving time for crimes he didn't commit, learns some long-hidden truths about his dead father, he makes a brilliant prison escape, and begins hunting down the people responsible for the hideous crimes he's paid for) $15.95
Patterson, J/Sullivan, M Private L.A. (Private #7: When mega-celebrities Thom and Jennifer Harlow disappear, Private's Jack Morgan and Justine Smith must breach the Harlows' wall of security and image control to uncover shocking truths. Was the disappearance the Harlows' greatest - and most dangerous - performance ever?) $10.00
Pearce, Michael The Mouth of the Crocodile (Mamur Zapt #18: The Sudan, 1913: A dead man is fished out of the River Nile. Was it an accident? A visiting Pasha from the Royal Household believes it was murder, and that he himself was the intended target. Now it's up to Captain Owen, the Mamur Zapt, to uncover the truth) $28.95
Pendleton, Don (creator) Dragon Key (Executioner #435: PBO; Bolan heads to China to get a dissident and his family out of the country) $5.99
Pendleton, Don (creator) Mind Bomb (Stony Man #135: PBO; Stony Man must find out who is behind a series of attacks involving a mind control drug) $6.99
Reilly, Matthew The Great Zoo of China (40 years ago, the Chinese found a species of animal no one believed existed. Now they are ready to unveil their discovery within the greatest zoo ever constructed. VIPs and journalists are invited, including Dr. C.J. Cameron, a writer for National Geographic and an expert on reptiles. The visitors are assured by their Chinese hosts that they are perfectly safe - and that nothing can go wrong) $26.00
Riches, Anthony The Leopard Sword (Empire #4: Marcus leads his Tungrians from Hadrian's Wall to their original home in Germania, where a bandit chieftain is robbing and killing with impunity - using a sword sharper, stronger, and more deadly than any known to the Romans - and now threatens to destabilize the empire's northern frontier) $12.95
Riches, Anthony The Wolf's Gold (Empire #5: Fresh from their victory in Germania, Marcus and the Tungrians are sent to Dacia to safeguard the gold mines from the marauding Sarmatae tribesmen who threaten the province) $12.95
Riches, Anthony The Eagle's Vengeance (Empire #6: Returning to Hadrian's Wall, where the legions are struggling to hold the northern frontier in the face of increasing resistance, Marcus and the Tungrians are sent into the northern wastes to recover the eagle standard of the Sixth legion) $12.95
Riches, Anthony The Emperor's Knives (Empire #7: Hunting the men who destroyed his family, Marcus returns to Rome, where a senator, a gang boss, a praetorian officer, and a champion gladiator lie in wait) $12.95
Rose, Karen Closer Than You Think (PBO; Desperate to escape a stalker, psychologist Faith Corcoran heads home to Cincinnati. FBI agent Deacon Novak's search for two missing girls leads him to Faith as the case unexpectedly links to dark memories decades in her past) $7.99
Scottoline, Lisa Save Me (Lunchroom volunteer Susan Pressman must uncover what really happened after she finds herself being blamed when an explosion at the school injures the girl who was bullying Susan's daughter) $7.99
Sears, Michael Long Way Down (Jason Stafford #3: Philip Haley has been indicted for insider trading on his own company, but Jason Stafford believes him when he says he's been set up. The deeper Stafford investigates, the more secrets he starts to uncover, secrets people would kill for. And that's exactly what happens) $26.95
Shenon, Philip A Cruel and Shocking Act (Nonfiction. A veteran investigative reporter rewrites the history of the John F. Kennedy assassination, and speaks to the questions that have haunted the nation for decades) $22.00
Simenon, Georges A Man's Head (alternate titles: A Battle of Nerves / Maigret's War of Nerves (Maigret #5: Reissue; On the streets of Paris, Inspector Maigret tracks a killer on the run) $10.00
Slaughter, Karin Cop Town (Atlanta, 1974: A beloved cop has been gunned down, the police are out for blood, and the city is on the edge of war. When Maggie Lawson and her new partner, rookie Kate Murphy, are pushed out of the citywide search for the cop killer, they pursue their own line of inquiry) $9.99
Smith, Karen Rose Gilt by Association (Caprice DeLuca #3: PBO; Client Louise Downing's romantically decorated house practically staged itself. When Louise is murdered, as Caprice looks for suspects, she discovers the woman had plenty of secrets) $7.99
Steinhauer, Olen The Cairo Affair (At the American embassy in Hungary, minutes after Sophie Kohl confesses to her husband that she had an affair while they were in Cairo, he is shot in the head and killed. Stan Bertolli, a Cairo-based CIA agent, feels his heart skips a beat when he hears the voice of the only woman he ever truly loved, calling to ask why her husband has been assassinated. When the murder of a US diplomat in Hungary sends ripples all the way to Cairo, Egyptian intelligence operative Omar Halawi must follow the fallout wherever it leads. US analyst Jibril Aziz knows more than anyone about a covert operation the CIA rejected. So when it appears someone else has obtained a copy of the blueprints, Jibril alone knows the danger it represents) $16.00
Thoft, Ingrid Identity (Fina Ludlow #2: A client wants to learn the identity of her daughter's sperm donor, so Fina uncovers the man's identity. When the information going public, the man turns up dead. Fina can't walk away from a murder she may have set in motion) $9.99
Tope, Rebecca Shadows in the Cotswolds (Thea Osborne #11: While house-sitting for Oliver Meadows as a favor to her mother, Thea discovers a dead body in the garden. She must unravel the secrets being kept by Oliver and his brother Fraser. What lies beneath the surface of their turbulent relationship?) $16.95
Tursten, Helene The Beige Man (Irene Huss #7: A speeding car leaves a dead pedestrian in its wake, leading DI Huss and her team to a young girl's corpse in a cellar - and to the chilling world of sex trafficking) $26.95
White, Randy Wayne Bone Deep (Doc Ford #21: When a Crow Indian acquaintance asks Tomlinson to help recover a stolen relic, Doc Ford is happy to tag along. The search takes them to Central Florida's Bone Valley, where neither the black marketeers nor the phosphate strip-miners tolerate nosy outsiders) $9.99
Whitelock, Anna The Queen's Bed (original title: Elizabeth's Bedfellows) (Nonfiction. Historian Whitelock reconstructs the Queen's quarters and the women who patrolled them, offering a revealing look at the Elizabethan court, a tale of sex, gossip, conspiracy, and intrigue) $18.00
Widmark, Martin The Circus Mystery (Whodunit Detective Agency #3: Kids; Along with the circus, pickpockets have come to town, stealing wallets, phones, and jewelry from the audience. The police chief asks Jerry and Maya to help him collect clues and sniff out suspects) $5.99
Widmark, Martin The Cafe Mystery (Whodunit Detective Agency #4: Kids; Pleasant Valley's best bakery has been robbed, for the third time this year! The police chief turns to Jerry and Maya's super sleuthing skills for help catching the tricky thief) $5.99
Wilde, Tom The Blood of Alexander (Jonathan Blake's job is to steal antiquities back from thieves and looters. He's used to dangerous assignments. But when the US government forces him into a mission involving a missing Napoleonic standard, he finds himself in over his head) $9.99

EXPECTED MID-FEBRUARY

Barbieri, Maggie Lies That Bind (Maeve Conlon #2: At her father's funeral, Maeve learns she might have a sister she's never met, and decides to search for her. Meanwhile, someone is sneaking around Maeve's bakery. Could the vandalism be connected to Maeve's search?) $25.99
Berney, Lou The Long and Faraway Gone (PBO; Years after the movie-theater robbery that left six of his friends dead, a PI gets drawn back into the unsolved case - and gets entangled with an equally obsessed woman trying to solve the mystery of her sister's disappearance) $14.99
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) $16.99
Brekke, Jorgen Dreamless (Odd Singsaker #2: When a singer is murdered and another singer disappears, Chief Inspector Odd Singsaker and the Trondheim police discover both cases are somehow connected to a centuries-old lullaby) $25.99
Brody, Frances A Woman Unknown (Kate Shackleton #4: 1920s England: While investigating where Deirdre Fitzpatrick really goes when she is supposedly caring for her sick mother, amateur sleuth Kate Shackleton gets involved in a more sinister investigation when a philandering banker is found dead in his hotel room) $25.99
Burley, John The Forgetting Place (PBO; At a state correctional psychiatric facility, Dr. Lise Shields uncovers a conspiracy to conceal an injustice) $14.99
Chesterton, R.B. The Seeker (After finding a journal that proves her aunt Bonnie was an intimate companion of Thoreau, Aine Cahill travels to Walden Pond to work on her dissertation. But the further she delves into Bonnie's diary, the more Aine finds herself wondering about her family's sinister legacy, and even her own sanity. Is there really a young girl lurking in the woods?) $14.95
Cleeves, Ann Dead Water (Shetland #5: When a journalist's body is found, Inspector Willow Reeves is called in to head up the investigation, but Inspector Jimmy Perez has the local knowledge needed for the case. They soon realize that the journalist was chasing a story many Shetlanders don't want made public) $16.99
Estleman, Loren D. The Confessions of Al Capone (Biographical novel about the notorious gangster) $16.99
Grady, James Last Days of the Condor (Condor #3: Look in the mirror. You're nobody anybody knows. You know pursuing the truth will get you killed. But you refuse to just fade away. You run your life branded with the code name you made iconic: Condor) $25.99
Handler, David Phantom Angel (Benji Golden #2: Hired by broadway showman Morrie Frankel to track down a potential investor who has vanished, PI Benji Golden winds up in the middle of a high-profile murder investigation when Morrie is gunned down on 42nd Street) $24.99
Herron, Mick Nobody Walks (For the first time since he cut ties years ago, Tom Bettany returns to London to find out the truth about his estranged son's death. More than a few people are interested in his return, from incarcerated mob bosses to the highest echelons of MI5) $26.95
Hopkinson, Deborah The Great Trouble (Kids; Eel is an orphan and a mudlark, spending his days in the filthy River Thames searching for things to sell. When deadly cholera comes to Broad Street, people believe it is spread through poisonous air. But Dr. John Snow has a different theory. It's up to Eel and his friend Florrie to gather evidence to prove the theory before the entire neighborhood is wiped out) $7.99
Kaaberbol, Lene Doctor Death (France, 1894: Madeleine Karno wants to become a pathologist like her father, but autopsies are considered unseemly and ungodly. When a dead woman's family won't permit a full autopsy, Madeleine and her father have only a single clue: in the dead girl's nostrils they found a parasite normally seen only in dogs. When the priest who held vigil by the corpse is murdered, Madeleine must seek answers behind convent walls, in secret diaries, and in the yellow stare of an aging wolf) $25.00
Kerr, Philip (P.B) The Winter Horses (Kids; 1941: Max, the caretaker of an animal preserve, must learn to live with the Nazis. He must also learn to keep secrets, for there is a girl hiding in the park. Kalinka has lost everything but her life. Still, she has gained one gift: a relationship with the rare wild Przewalski's horses that wander the preserve. When a Nazi campaign of extermination nearly wipes them out, Kalinka sets out across the frozen Ukrainian forest to save the only two surviving horses - and herself) $9.99
Lourey, Jess February Fever (Murder by Month #10: PBO; Mira agrees to a trip to Portland, Oregon, to visit her boyfriend Johnny and attend a PI conference, only to discover her friend Mrs. Berns has booked them on the Valentine's Train,where singles meet and mingle. Surprisingly, Mira actually enjoys herself - until a fellow passenger is murdered) $14.99
Murphy, Shirley & Pat The Cat, the Devil, the Last Escape (Misto the Ghost Cat #2: Set up to take the fall for a deadly robbery, Morgan Blake faces life in prison. In need of a friend, his young daughter Sammie turns to Misto the ghost cat. Morgan makes friends with an old con named Lee Fontana, and they plan a wily escape to bring the real killer to justice and clear Morgan's name for good) $24.99
Olshan, Matthew Marshlands (An aging prisoner is released without explanation, expelled into a great city, where he scrounges for scraps, sleeping rough, until a museum curator rescues him from an assault. The museum has just opened a controversial exhibit: a perfect replica of the marshes, a wilderness still wracked by conflict. There the man had spent years as a doctor among the marshmen, who have been colonized but never conquered. As the pieces of his past come together, a great crime and its consequences begin to take shape) $14.00
Price, Richard The Whites (Manhattan Night Watch usually acts as setup crew for the day shift. But Sergeant Billy Graves' investigation of a fatal slashing in Penn Station moves beyond the usual handoff. When he learns the victim was a suspect in an unsolved case from the 1990s, the bad old days are back in Billy's life with a vengeance) $28.00
Quartey, Kwei Murder at Cape Three Points (Darko Dawson #3: Months ago, a married couple, pillars of their coastal community, were murdered. The rural police have made no headway on the case, so the federal police send DI Darko Dawson to investigate) $14.95
Reichs, Kathy Bones Never Lie (Temperance Brennan #17: Years ago, Anique Pomerleau kidnapped and murdered a string of girls in Canada, then narrowly eluded capture. Now Pomerleau has resurfaced in the US. Can Tempe make good on her second chance to stop this psychopath?) $9.99
Robb, J.D. Obsession in Death (Eve Dallas #40: Lt. Eve Dallas has become the object of an obsession. Someone who believes they have a special relationship - and would kill for her, again and again) $27.95
Robotham, Michael Watching You (O'Loughlin & Ruiz #9: Marnie Logan often feels like she's being watched. Now her husband has disappeared, and the police have no leads. Depressed, she turns to psychologist Joe O'Loughlin for help. A look at Marnie's past shows that anyone who got close to her paid a price - a killer is eliminating the people in her life. And now that O'Loughlin is a part of it, he's next in line) $15.00
Rollins, J/Cantrell, R Blood Infernal (Order of the Sanguines #3: The forces of darkness have crowned a new king, a demon named Legion. To save the world, archaeologist Erin Granger and her allies must find the key to salvation, a search that will take them across centuries and around the world, pursued by creatures of uncanny skill and talent) $27.99
Ross, Loretta Death & the Redheaded Woman (Auction Block #1: PBO; When she finds a naked dead man in a house she's supposed to prepare for auction, Wren Morgan teams up with PI Death Bogart to try to solve the murder and find some missing jewels) $14.99
Royal, Priscilla Satan's Lullaby (Prioress Eleanor #11: 1278 CE: Father Davoir has arrived to inspect the priory, from its morals to its roofs. When his clerk dies from a potion prepared by Sister Anne, is it incompetence, or murder? Davoir suspects that Prioress Eleanor ordered the death, to frighten him away before he uncovers the truth behind the accusations that she is unfit for her position) $14.95
Smith, Alexander McCall Bertie's Guide to Life and Mothers (44 Scotland Street #9: Angus might be sleepwalking his way to trouble with Animal Welfare when he lets his dog Cyril drink a bit too much lager at the bar. As his 7th birthday party approaches, Bertie dreams of his 18th, free of the influence of his domineering mother. Matthew and Elspeth struggle to care for their triplets, contending with Danish au pairs and dubious dukes to boot) $15.00
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) $14.00
Spillane, M/Collins, M King of the Weeds (Mike Hammer: Hammer finds himself up against a clever serial killer who is targeting cops) $7.99
Sykes, S.D. (Sarah) Plague Land (14th century: After years in a monastery, Oswald de Lacy finds himself the Lord of Somerhill Manor when his father and brothers die of the plague. When a young woman is killed, the village priest claims the attack was supernatural, but Oswald's search for the real killer leads him into a maze of political intrigue, family secrets, and violent strife) $24.95
Verne, Deirdre Drawing Conclusions (Sketch in Crime #1: PBO; When her beloved twin brother is murdered, CeCe Prentice uses her sketching abilities and knowledge of their father's company to provide Detective DeRosa with clues) $14.99
Wilde, James End of Days (Hereward #3: England, 1071: William the Bastard turns his gaze towards the last stronghold of the English resistance. In their fortress on the Isle of Ely, plans have been put in motion for a bloody uprising to sweep the Norman off the throne, but Hereward is missing. Can the rebels find their leader before William begins his devastating assault?) $25.95
Zander, Joakim The Swimmer (A deep-cover CIA agent races across Europe to save the daughter he never knew, who has accidentally seen a laptop containing information so sensitive that some will kill to keep it hidden) $27.99


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