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Newsletter #92 December, 2010 February, 2011

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Mystery Scene #116 (Articles about Kathy Reichs, murder . . . with recipes, William Kent Krueger, more) $7.50
Allingham, Margery The Beckoning Lady (alternate title: The Estate of the Beckoning Lady) (Albert Campion #15: Reissue; Old William Faraday is dead, apparently of natural causes. Another man has been murdered. Mr. Campion's friends Minnie and Tonker Cassands continue to prepare for their annual garden party, but Minnie has serious problems with the Inland Revenue - and the murdered man was a tax inspector) $14.95
Allingham, Margery Hide My Eyes (alternate title: Tether's End) (Albert Campion #16: Reissue; A spate of murders leaves Inspector Luke and Mr. Campion baffled, with only a glove and a lettercase for clues, until a chain of strange events leads them to an museum of curiosities hidden in a quiet London neighborhood) $14.95
Allingham, Margery The China Governess (Albert Campion #17: Reissue; Aristocratic scion Timothy Kinnit is about to marry the girl of his dreams, until rumors circulate about his parentage, and the bride's father puts a stop to the wedding. When Timothy becomes chief suspect in a housebreaking and a suspicious death, Mr. Campion agrees to look into the situation, and finds that someone is willing to go to some very ugly lengths to keep Timothy from finding the answers he needs) $14.95
Bagley, Desmond Flyaway / Windfall (Omnibus reprint; 2 thrillers plus a short story) $9.99
Bagley, Desmond The Golden Keel / The Vivero Letter (Omnibus reprint; 2 thrillers) $9.99
Bagley, Desmond Running Blind / The Freedom Trap (alternate title: The Mackintosh Man) (Omnibus reprint; 2 thrillers plus a short story) $9.99
Bagley, Desmond The Snow Tiger / Night of Error (Omnibus reprint; 2 thrillers) $9.99
Bagley, Desmond The Spoilers / Juggernaut (Omnibus reprint; 2 thrillers plus a short story) $9.99
Bagley, Desmond The Tightrope Men / The Enemy (Omnibus reprint; 2 thrillers) $9.99
Bagley, Desmond Wyatt's Hurricane / Bahama Crisis (Omnibus reprint; 2 thrillers) $9.99
Barr, Nevada 13-1/2 (Divorced with two daughters, Polly Farmer falls in love with Marshall Marchand, then learns he is really Dylan Raines, incarcerated 25 years ago at the age 11 for the axe-murder of his parents) $7.99
Bear, Greg Mariposa (Rebecca Rose #2: In an America driven to near bankruptcy, the Talos Corporation stands out as a success story, training soldiers and security forces from around the world. But Talos has a more sinister motive - the destruction of the federal government) $7.99
Beaufort, Simon Deadly Inheritance (Sir Geoffrey Mappestone #6: When his unpopular brother Henry is murdered, Sir Geoffrey unwillingly inherits Goodrich Castle in the Welsh Marches, and faces attempts on his own life) $15.95
Bidulka, Anthony Date with a Sheesha (Russell Quant #7: Neil Gupta went to the Middle East looking for antique carpets. When he's found stabbed to death in Dubai's spice souk, his distraught father wants revenge, and hires PI Russell Quant to catch the killer) $16.95
Borg, Todd Tahoe Heat (Owen McKenna #8: PBO; When young Ryan Lear's business partners are murdered, his life is threatened, and someone plots to take over his fast-growing bio-tech company, he calls in PI Owen McKenna) $16.95
Boyle, Gerry Damaged Goods (Jack McMorrow #9: Ex-NY Times reporter Jack McMorrow and his family are targeted by a dangerous man who has lost custody of his two boys due to a child abuse inquiry handled by Jack's wife Roxanne) $24.95
Bramah, Ernest Kai Lung's Golden Hours (Reissue; Ancient China: Accused of treason, wandering storyteller Kai Lung spins a series of fantastical tales in an attempt to intrigue his captor and regain his freedom) $9.95
Brannan, Sandra In the Belly of Jonah (Liv Bergren #1: PBO; Self-published. When a summer intern is murdered at a Colorado limestone mine, mine manager Liv Bergen becomes involved in the investigation; Signed copies) $14.95
Buchan, John Mr. Standfast (Richard Hannay #3: Reissue; Recalled from active service on the Western Front, Richard Hannay is sent undercover disguised as a pacifist to find a German agent at large in Britain during the Great War) $13.95
Byrd, Bobby & John (ed) Lone Star Noir (PBO; Anthology; 14 original stories set in Texas) $15.95
Cantrell, Rebecca A Trace of Smoke (Hannah Vogel #1: In 1931 Berlin, crime reporter Hannah Vogel seeks the murderer of her cross-dressing lounge singer brother and uncovers intrigue and sex scandals in the rising Nazi party) $14.99
Carr, Glyn Murder on the Matterhorn (Abercrombie Lewker #2: Reissue; Lewker's old chief at Department Seven sends him to Zermatt to find out whether Leon Jacot, a French national hero who is entering politics, will be pro-Communist. When Jacot plunges to his death on the Matterhorn, Lewker helps the Swiss police sort through a multitude of murder suspects) $14.95
Carr, John Dickson The Case of the Constant Suicides (Dr. Gideon Fell #13: Reissue; When Angus Campbell falls to his death from his locked bedchamber atop a high tower, his heirs will lose his insurance money if the death is ruled a suicide. Two young distant cousins, Alan and Kathryn Campbell, join Dr. Gideon Fell in trying to solve not one but two locked-room murders) $14.95
Chang, Henry Red Jade (Jack Yu #3: NYPD Detective Jack Yu's investigation of the deaths of a young man and woman in Chinatown reveals links to the criminal underworld, and leads him across the country to Seattle's Chinatown) $25.00
Chaykin/Andrade Die Hard: Year One #1 (Full color graphic novel; rookie cop John McClane takes on terrorists in NYC during the nation's bicentennial) $12.99
Clare, Alys Music of the Distant Stars (Aelf Fen #3: One summer morning, Lassair slips out of her village on a personal mission and discovers the hidden body of a young woman. Why kill a seamstress? Suspicion soon creeps uncomfortably close to home) $28.95
Coleman, Reed Farrel Soul Patch (Moe Prager #4: Reissue; When he investigates the apparent suicide of his old friend, an NYPD Chief of Detectives, ex-cop Moe Prager finds a trail of murder and betrayal stretching back to 1972. Plus original short story 'Gobble') $14.00
Curzon, Clare Devil in the Detail (Mike Yeadings #24: Supt. Mike Yeadings and his team investigate when the body of a young woman is discovered hanging upside down from a tree. The quiet English village whispers of occult practices, and the mystery deepens when the post-mortem reveals that the body has already been dead for a year) $15.95
Dahl, Roald Skin and Other Stories (YA; Collection; 11 stories with surprise-twist endings) $8.99
Dahl, Roald The Umbrella Man and Other Stories (UK title: The Great Automatic Grammatizator) (YA; Collection; 13 macabre stories with bizarre twists) $7.99
Delany, Vicki Winter of Secrets (Molly Smith #3: Autopsy results from a car crash plunge Constable Smith and Sgt. Winters into the world of sexual predators, recreational drugs, privilege, and high living) $14.95
Delany, Vicki Negative Image (Molly Smith #4: PBO; A photographer arrives in Trafalgar, BC, to do a feature on mountain tourism, and to see the woman who refused him 25 years ago - Sgt. Winters' wife Eliza. When the photographer is found dead in his hotel, suspicion falls on Eliza; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
Ellis, Kate The Flesh Tailor (Wesley Peterson #14: DI Wesley Peterson learns that a murdered country doctor had been harboring family secrets. Meanwhile, archaeologist Neil Watson finds skeletons that might be linked to a 16th-century body snatcher - and a set of bones that might be those of a World War II child evacuee) $9.99
Evanovich, Janet et al Troublemaker (Alexandra Barnaby #3: Full color graphic novel; to find a missing man, Alex and Hooker will have to go deep into the underbelly of south Florida, surviving Petro Voodoo, explosions, gift-wrapped body parts, a deadly swamp chase, and Hooker's mom) $17.99
Falconer, Duncan The Hijack (Stratton #2: Reissue; Stratton must stop a group of Islamic fanatics who have captured an oil supertanker and set it on a collision course with an English town - and thwart a former Russian agent who has his own plans for the ship) $12.95
Finch, Charles A Stranger in Mayfair (Charles Lenox #4: Victorian gentleman detective Charles Lenox tries to focus on his new career in Parliament, but is pulled back into his old life by a footman's murder) $24.99
Gage, Leighton Dying Gasp (Mario Silva #3: The search for a politician's granddaughter leads Chief Inspector Silva and his team to a jungle hellhole on the Amazon where an evil female doctor is making snuff films) $14.00
Gage, Leighton Every Bitter Thing (Mario Silva #4: When the son of Venezuela's foreign minister is found dead in Brasilia, Chief Inspector Silva investigates, and discovers a chain of murders with the same MO, all passengers from the same plane flight) $25.00
Giarratano, Leah Black Ice (Jill Jackson #3: DS Jackson goes undercover to investigate Sydney's drug lords) $8.99
Grant, Barry Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Having emerged from a Swiss glacier and solved his first case in more than 90 years, Holmes, along with his roommate James Wilson, sleuths through modern London in search of a stolen letter purportedly written by Shakespeare, and uncovers an international plot to arm terrorists) $27.95
Grant, Maxwell The Crime Clinic / Cards of Death (Shadow #40: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell Chain of Death / Death's Premium (Shadow #41: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Grant, Maxwell Bells of Doom / The Murdering Ghost (Shadow #42: Pulp reprints) $14.95
Greenberg, Martin (ed) The Best Paranormal Crime Stories Ever Told (Anthology; reprints 18 fantasy/mystery stories) $12.95
Gunn, Elizabeth The Ten-Mile Trials (Jake Hines #8: Captain Hines and his team discover that a man found dead in a illicit suburban drug lab may be connected to a ruthless Eastern European gang that has started operating in Minnesota) $15.95
Gunn, Elizabeth New River Blues (Tucson police detective Sarah Burke investigates a double murder in a well-to-do neighborhood) $15.95
Handberg, Ron Deadly Reunion (TV Newsroom #5: PBO; The mystery surrounding the rape/murder of a classmate almost 20 years before puts TV journalist George Barclay in the sights of a psychotic killer; Signed copies) $14.95
Harris, Charlaine Sweet and Deadly (Reissue; Six months after her parents died in a car crash, Catherine Linton returns to her hometown. Her suspicions that it wasn't an accident seem to be confirmed when she stumbles upon the body of her doctor father's long-time nurse) $28.95
Harrison, Cora Writ in Stone (Mara #4: 1509: Mara has accepted King Turlough's offer of marriage. But on the eve of the marriage festivities, a man kneeling in prayer in the abbey church is murdered. Mara must determine who planned to kill the king) $15.95
Havill, Steven F. A Discount for Death (Posadas County #11: Reissue; Undersheriff Estelle Reyes-Guzman investigates the death of a young woman motorcyclist. Was it caused by improper driving on the part of one of the county's traffic officers?) $14.95
Herbert, Rosemary Front Page Teaser (Boston reporter Liz Higgins chafes at being assigned only features and light news. When an acquaintance of hers with ties to the Middle East disappears, Liz snags the assignment, and pursues a tangle of clues to find the missing woman) $14.95
Herren, Greg Vieux Carre Voodoo (Scotty Bradley #4: PBO; When an old family friend apparently commits suicide from his French Quarter balcony, go-go boy turned detective Scotty Bradley sets out to discover who wanted the old man dead, and what they were looking for in his ransacked apartment) $16.95
Heyer, Georgette Detection Unlimited (Inspector Hemingway #4: Reissue; Old Sampson Warrenby got a bullet through his head. Everybody in the village is ready to tell Chief Inspector Hemingway who did it. Add to this the fact that Warrenby was blackmailing someone, and Hemingway has his work cut out for him) $13.99
Heyer, Georgette Penhallow (Reissue; His entire family had assembled for his birthday celebration, so when tyrannical patriarch Adam Penhallow is found murdered, every one of them had opportunity. Backstabbing, accusation, and suspicion are soon the order of the day) $13.99
Hill, Reginald Exit Lines (Dalziel & Pascoe #08: Reissue; The deaths of three old men on the same night appear unconnected, but Andy Dalziel finds links between the elderly gents, some dirty Yorkshire cops, and a pheasant shoot) $14.95
Hill, Reginald Child's Play (Dalziel & Pascoe #09: Reissue; A man appears at an elderly widow's funeral, claiming to be her long-lost son - and entitled to her substantial fortune. Andy Dalziel grapples with that claim as he tries to deal with Sgt. Wield's decision to come busting out of the closet) $14.95
Hornsby, Wendy The Paramour's Daughter (Maggie MacGowen #7: PBO; When a stranger insists she's kin, Maggie assumes the woman is disturbed - until Maggie inherits a fortune from the woman, and discovers that she has an extended family in France, all of whom expect to share in the inheritance) $14.95
Hunter, Seth The Tide of War (Nathan Peake #2: 1795: With Britain and France at war, Peake takes command of the 32-gun Unicorn , and faces off against a 44-gun French warship that is spreading mayhem in the Caribbean) $24.95
Jardine, Quintin Blood Red (Primavera Blackstone #2: Primavera's quiet life in Catalan is disrupted when she finds herself a suspect in the bludgeoning death of a powerful village councilman) $8.99
Jecks, Michael The Bishop Must Die (Knights Templar #28: 1326: The Treasurer of England's life is threatened. He has made many enemies in his long political life; Sir Baldwin and Simon must do all they can to find the would-be assassin) $8.99
Jeffers, Regina The Phantom of Pemberley (PBO; Darcy and Elizabeth have been happily married for over a year when a snowstorm strands a group of travelers at Pemberley; accidents and mysterious deaths begin to plague the manor) $14.95
Keesey, Douglas Neo-noir (PBO; A brief look at contemporary film noir from Chinatown to The Dark Knight ) $19.95
Kilmer, Nicholas A Butterfly in Flame (Fred Taylor #7: PBO; Fred Taylor goes undercover to investigate the disappearance of an instructor and a female student at financially troubled Stillton Academy, while wondering what hidden treasure his boss Clayton Reed is hoping to find there; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
Klavan, Andrew The Identity Man (John Shannon is a thief on the run after being framed for murder. A foreigner who calls himself the Identity Man offers Shannon a chance to start again. Just as Shannon feels within sight of redemption, all hell breaks loose) $25.00
Knight, Bernard A Plague of Heretics (Crowner John #14: 12th-century Exeter: Coroner Sir John de Wolfe must divide his time between visiting his brother, who has been struck down by the 'yellow plague', and dealing with a series of murders apparently linked to a revival of heresy) $8.99
Krogman, Joe Not Above Suspicion (When Missouri state senator Tim Krupp is arrested for his wife's murder, he turns to an old friend, PI John Harwell, for help finding the real killer; signing at Uncle Edgar's December 11) $14.95
Larsson, S-of interest The Girl Who Played with Fire DVD (Millennium #2: Widescreen, full color, 129 minutes, Region 1, Dolby, Swedish with English subtitles and dubbing) $29.95
Lawson, Mike House Secrets (Joe DeMarco #4: Investigating the death of a reporter leads Joe DeMarco to a rising young senator considered a shoo-in for his party's presidential nomination) $7.99
Lawton, John Second Violin (Frederick Troy Prequel: Troy, newly promoted to Scotland Yard's murder squad, is put in charge of rounding up 'enemy aliens', including his Austrian-born brother. Later, as the Blitz begins, he investigates a series of slayings of London rabbis) $14.00
Leather, Stephen Rough Justice (Dan Shepherd #7: Villains across London are being beaten, crippled, and killed by vigilante cops. Crime rates are falling, but the powers that be want Shepherd to bring the wave of rough justice to an end) $15.95
Levin, Ira The Boys from Brazil (Reissue; Classic thriller of Dr. Josef Mengele's nightmarish plot to create the Fourth Reich) $14.95
Limon, Martin G.I. Bones (Sueno & Bascom #6: Sueno and Bascom must go back to the founding of Seoul's red-light district to learn who killed a soldier, who's taking revenge on gangsters, and where an officer's missing daughter is) $14.00
Lind, Hailey Arsenic and Old Paint (Art Lover's #4: PBO; Forger turned investigator Annie Kincaid stumbles across a body at an exclusive Nob Hill men's club, and an insurance adjuster asks her to find a stolen (and forged) erotic painting) $14.95
Lovelace, Merline Now You See Her (Samantha Spade #2: PBO; When military gadget girl USAF Lt. Spade tests the latest experimental goggles, she spots a sniper aiming for Sgt. Diane Roth. The assailant is taken out, but the high-level investigation is just beginning) $7.99
Low, Robert The Prow Beast (Oathsworn #4: As the Oathsworn protect Queen Sigrith, soon to bear the heir to the crown of Sweden, they learn their old enemy Sterki has joined forces with Styrbjorn, who is next in line to the throne. They must fight to defend themselves, their fortunes, and an unborn prince) $12.95
Lowndes, Marie Belloc The Lodger (Reissue; A London family suspects their upstairs lodger is a mysterious killer known as 'The Avenger') $14.95
Maron, Margaret Christmas Mourning (Deborah Knott #16: When a cheerleader dies in a car crash, her North Carolina community is devastated. Deputy Bryant soon learns her death was no accident; more lives may be lost unless he and Deborah can uncover the truth) $25.99
Marston, Edward The King's Evil (Christopher Redmayne #1: Reissue; 1666: When Sir Ambrose Northcott is murdered, Cavalier architect Christopher Redmayne and Puritan constable Jonathan Bale pursue an investigation that takes them from the brothels and gaming houses of London, to Paris, and back to the hedonistic English Court) $16.95
Marston, Edward The Amorous Nightingale (Christopher Redmayne #2: Reissue; 1667: When his favorite mistress is kidnapped, King Charles II summons Christopher Redmayne to resolve the delicate problem. As Redmayne and Puritan constable Jonathan Bale delve into her background, they come to question whether she is the victim, or the guilty party. A brutal murder provides the answer) $16.95
McMenamin, M & P The DeValera Deception (1929: Germany and the USSR hope to divide Poland between them, and to distract Britain from helping the Poles by promoting an IRA coup in the new Irish Free State) $23.95
Miles, Jonathan The Dangerous Otto Katz: The Many Lives of a Soviet Spy (Nonfiction; the activities of this daring spy take us from the Spanish Civil War to Stalin's secret meetings, from Trotsky's murder to the hidden lives of major Western celebrities) $26.00
Mitchell, Gladys Merlin's Furlong (Mrs. Bradley #26: Reissue; Three undergraduates off on a lark try to retrieve an icon for their professor, but find a dead body instead. They have a lot of explaining to do, and the police call in psychoanalyst Mrs. Bradley to consult) $14.95
Monroe, Aly Washington Shadow (Peter Cotton #2: September 1945: Sent to investigate the breakup of America's wartime intelligence agency, British agent Peter Cotton finds himself caught up in a world of shadows) $12.95
Moore, Donna Old Dogs (PBO; Letty and Dora, a pair of ex-hookers turned elderly con artists, have decided to steal a pair of gold, jewel-encrusted Tibetan shih tzu dog statuettes from a Glasgow museum. Unfortunately, a lot of other people are also out to nab the pooches) $15.00
Morson, Ian Falconer's Trial (Falconer #7: Oxford, 1272: The Lady Ann Segrim has been murdered, and William Falconer has been taken at the scene, red-handed. Strangely, he doesn't deny the charges. Symon, using Falconer's own logical methods, sets out to clear his name) $15.95
Muir, Frank Eye for an Eye (Andy Gilchrist #1: PBO; In St. Andrews, Scotland, six wife abusers have been stabbed to death through the left eye. When media criticism over six unsolved murders forces DI Andy Gilchrist off the case, he vows to catch The Stabber on his own) $16.95
Nadel, Barbara After the Mourning (Francis Hancock #2: In the dark days of the Blitz, undertaker Francis Hancock investigates a gypsy girl's murder. The death toll rises and he uncovers a conspiracy, at the heart of which lies something Hitler is prepared to kill for) $8.99
Nadel, Barbara Deep Waters (Inspector Ikmen #04: When a dead Albanian turns up by the Bosphorus, Inspector Ikmen discovers the death was the result of an Albanian blood feud, and that vengeance will require more blood to be shed) $11.99
Nadel, Barbara Harem (Inspector Ikmen #05: The body of a girl is discovered in a cistern underneath Istanbul. Inspector Ikmen is suddenly taken off the case and reassigned to the kidnapping of an aging movie star's wife. The star is hiding something and so, Ikmen fears, are his superiors) $8.99
Nadel, Barbara Petrified (Inspector Ikmen #06: While Inspector Ikmen is handling several strange cases, his protege Suleyman is going dangerously off the rails, threatening to compromise months of painstaking investigation) $8.99
Nadel, Barbara Dance with Death (Inspector Ikmen #08: The body of a young woman, undisturbed for two decades, is discovered in a cave in a remote region of Turkey. Is she the woman who captured Ikmen's heart all those years ago? Someone in this backwater knows who murdered her, and why) $12.95
Nadel, Barbara A Passion for Killing (Inspector Ikmen #09: A man found dead in a hotel room may be the latest victim of a serial killer. The body is delivered to forensics, but is entirely clean. Has it been tampered with? The Turkish Secret Service pressures Inspector Suleyman to keep his findings to himself. Meanwhile, Inspector Ikmen investigates the death of a young dealer who was about to sell a carpet that belonged to Lawrence of Arabia) $8.99
Nadel, Barbara Pretty Dead Things (Inspector Ikmen #10: Inspector Ikmen looks into the disappearance of a flamboyant former hippie, while Inspector Suleyman's case takes him to Istanbul's banking district, where a woman's skeleton has been discovered in a large plant container) $8.99
Nadel, Barbara Death by Design (Inspector Ikmen #12: Documents found in an Istanbul factory point to a terrorist attack in London. Ikmen goes undercover in the North London Turkish community, but what he uncovers there is certainly not what his British colleagues were expecting) $8.99
Nickson, Chris The Broken Token (PBO; 1731: Richard Nottingham, Constable of Leeds, discovers his former housemaid murdered in a particularly sickening manner; more murders follow) $14.95
O'Flynn, Catherine The News Where You Are (On the verge of a mid-life crisis, TV news anchor Frank Allcroft struggles to come to terms with his domineering father's legacy and tries to uncover the truth behind the hit-and-run death of his predecessor) $15.00
Pearce, Michael A Dead Man in Malta (Seymour of Special Branch #7: 1913: Troubleshooter Sandor Seymour looks into the suspicious deaths of two British sailors and a German balloonist at a British naval hospital in Malta) $25.00
Randisi, Robert I'm a Fool to Kill You (Rat Pack #5: When a rumor spreads that Frank Sinatra's ex-wife, Hollywood goddess Ava Gardner, was seen in the Sands Hotel and Casino in a state of distress, sleuth Eddie G. is asked to check it out) $28.95
Reynolds, Bonnie Jones The Truth about Unicorns (Reissue; 1920s: In a small farming community in upstate New York, not much changes. The Parmalee family curse has been in place for ages. Carrie's been evil from the cradle. Red-haired women have never brought anything but trouble to this town. And there's sure nothing new about what teenagers are getting up to in the woods) $14.95
Romano, Carlin (ed) Philadelphia Noir (PBO; Anthology; 15 original stories set in Philadelphia) $15.95
Ross, Adam Mr. Peanut (David Pepin can't imagine living without his wife, yet he obsessively contemplates her demise. When she dies, he's deeply distraught - and the prime suspect when the detectives investigating the case link him to an unusual hitman) $25.95
Royal, Priscilla Chambers of Death (Prioress Eleanor #6: A murder at a manor house leads the sheriff to arrest a servant rather than offend the family; when the servant is murdered, Prioress Eleanor undertakes her own investigation) $14.95
Royal, Priscilla Valley of Dry Bones (Prioress Eleanor #7: PBO; 1274: When envoys arrive to confirm that Tyndal Priory is ready for a visit from the queen, a blackmailing courtier is murdered. Suspects abound, embroiling Eleanor in the dangerous world of power games both secular and religious; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
Russell, Leigh Road Closed (Geraldine Steel #2: PBO; When a man dies in a gas explosion, the police suspect arson. DI Steel's case takes on a new twist when a local villain is viciously attacked and a witness dies in a hit-and-run) $9.99
Shefchik, Rick Frozen Tundra (Sam Skarda #3: PBO; Ex-Minneapolis police detective Sam Skarda is hired by the president of the Green Bay Packers to investigate an insider plot designed to sell the publicly-owned Packers to a private buyer) $14.95
Simon, Clea Shades of Grey (Dulcie Schwartz #1: Dulcie's beloved cat Mr. Grey has been put to sleep, and her new roommate Tim is a jerk. Walking home, she sees a cat exactly like Mr. Grey, and hears a voice say, 'I wouldn't go in just now.' Tim has been stabbed to death with Dulcie's knife. Now she's in the frame for murder - and she hasn't seen the last of Mr. Grey, either) $15.95
Smith, Craig Cold Rain (PBO; Professor David Albo returns from sabbatical to find there is damning evidence that he has sexually harassed his students. Unless he can discover who is out to destroy him, he will lose everything he loves) $12.95
Stevenson, Richard The 38 Million Dollar Smile (Donald Strachey #10: When Gary Griswold and his money disappear into Thailand, his ex-wife wants to know what happened to him. Gay PI Don Strachey and his lover Timmy comb the Land of Smiles for a man with a weakness for the poorest choice possible and a plan to buy 38 million dollars worth of good karma) $14.99
Swanson, James L. Bloody Crimes: The Chase for Jefferson Davis and the Death Pageant for Lincoln's Corpse (Nonfiction; Swanson recounts the April 1865 journey of Lincoln's funeral train through the North, intercut with Davis' flight from Richmond through a disintegrating Confederacy) $27.99
Thayer, Steve Silent Snow (Weatherman #2: Reissue; On the anniversary of the Lindbergh kidnapping, during a Minnesota blizzard, investigative reporter Rick Beanblossom's infant son is stolen from his nursery. To get his son back alive, Rick will have to follow the kidnapper's footsteps from the present back into the past) $14.95
Tope, Rebecca Fear in the Cotswolds (Thea Osborne #7: House-sitting at an isolated farmhouse, Thea finds a dead man in a snowy field, but when the police arrive, the body is gone) $16.95
Tope, Rebecca Grave in the Cotswolds (Thea Osborne #8: When the council worker who opposed a recent burial is murdered, undertaker Drew Slocombe becomes a suspect. As he and Thea hunt for the killer, they unearth secrets beneath the surface of village life) $29.95
Westlake, D (Stark, R) Deadly Edge (Parker #13: Reissue; When Parker robs a rock concert, the heist goes south, and Parker and Claire are menaced by a pair of sadistic, drug-crazed hippies. Parker has a score to settle, Claire's armed with her first rifle, and they're both ready to usher in the end of the Age of Aquarius) $14.00
Westlake, D (Stark, R) Slayground (Parker #14: Reissue; A heist goes sour and Parker finds himself trapped in a shuttered amusement park, besieged by a bevy of local mobsters. He's low on bullets - but that definitely doesn't mean he's defenseless) $14.00
Westlake, D (Stark, R) Plunder Squad (Parker #15: Reissue; Even seasoned professionals can't guarantee against human error in a high-risk scam. Can an art dealer unload a truck of paintings with Parker's aid? Or will luck run out before Parker can get in on the score?) $14.00
Wilcox, John The Shangani Patrol (Simon Fonthill #7: On tribal land at the mercy of ruthless Matabele warriors, Fonthill, his wife Alice, and 352 Jenkins are forced to take sides when friction between Cecil Rhodes and the Matabele tribe develops into one of the bloodiest battles in British history) $12.95
Wright, L.R. Fall from Grace (Karl Alberg #4: Reissue; The vacationing Alberg finds a drowned body on the seashore. Then he returns to his job as Chief of Police in Sechelt, BC, where trouble with a group of violent rednecks almost makes him yearn for his days as a big-city cop) $14.95
Wylie, Philip Ten Thousand Blunt Instruments and Other Tales of Mystery (PBO; Collection; 6 short works of ingenious detective fiction) $19.00

Expected Early December

Allen, Glen Scott The Shadow War (A series of codes, forged documents,and secret family histories point to the existence of a centuries-old militaristic conspiracy; an American historian teams up with a Russian cultural attache to unravel the truth) $25.99
Alleyn, Susanne Palace of Justice (Aristide Ravel #3: Police agent Aristide Ravel must stop a ruthless killer who is terrorizing pre-Revolutionary Paris) $25.99
Anastasia, George Goodfella Tapes (Reissue; Nonfiction; the author draws on transcripts of FBI surveillance tapes take you inside the world of the Philadelphia Mafia in the 1990s) $14.99
Armstrong, Lori No Mercy (On medical leave from the Army, sniper Mercy Gunderson heads home to South Dakota, and investigates the death of a Native American boy whose body is found on her family's land) $7.99
Bakker, R. Scott Disciple of the Dog (The search for a missing girl takes PI Disciple Manning to western Pennsylvania, where a cult believes that Earth is about to be engulfed by the sun, and neo-Nazis are spreading hate through twisted interpretations of the Bible) $24.99
Ballard, Mignon Miss Dimple Disappears (1942: Schoolteacher Charlie Carr and her best friend Annie set out to discover what's behind the disappearance of their Georgia hometown's longtime first-grade teacher) $24.99
Barbieri, Maggie Final Exam (Murder 101 #4: Alison must stay in the dorms until she locates the missing Resident Director she's filling in for; a cache of hidden drugs brings her NYPD boyfriend into the search) $7.99
Barbieri, Maggie Third Degree (Murder 101 #5: Professor Alison Bergeron witnesses a brawl that ends with a death. But when the victim's car explodes, what looked like a crime of passion becomes something far more premeditated) $24.99
Beck, Jessica Sinister Sprinkles (Donut Shop #3: PBO; When Darlene Higgins turns up dead wearing another woman's clothes, Max becomes a murder suspect. Donut shop owner Suzanne Hart is determined to prove her ex didn't do it) $7.99
Benson, Michae Mommy Deadliest (PBO; Nonfiction; Stacy Castor planned to murder her daughter, make it look like suicide, and frame her for the murders of her father and stepfather) $6.99
Berry, Steve The Emperor's Tomb (Cotton Malone #6: An anonymous note leads to a website showing Cassiopeia Vitt being tortured by a man who has an order for Malone: bring me the object she's asked you to keep safe. Malone would - if only he knew what object that is; unabridged CDs $50.00) $26.00
Block, L/Westlake, D Hellcats and Honeygirls: A Girl Called Honey / So Willing / Sin Hellcat (Omnibus reprint; 3 spicy, sleazy vintage mystery novels in which the co-authors gleefully killed off each other's characters) $30.00
Bond, L/DeFelice, J Edge of War (Red Dragon Rising #2: A CIA officer struggles to get a scientist and a young witness to Chinese atrocities out of Hanoi, while a US Army Advisor is tasked with preventing the Chinese from landing on Vietnam's coast) $25.99
Bowden, Oliver Brotherhood (Assassin's Creed: PBO; Based on the video game. Master assassin Ezio seeks to avenge his uncle's death, not realizing this will pit him against the Knights Templar) $9.99
Brown, D/DeFelice, J Black Wolf (Dreamland #12: PBO; When top NATO representatives meet in Kiev to forge a new agreement, powerful factions in Russia want to prevent the alliance. Can the Whiplash SpecWarfare unit stand up to a covert Russian army of genetically enhanced assassins?) $9.99
Burke, James Lee A Stained White Radiance (Robicheaux #5: Reissue; An assassination attempt and the death of a cop draw Cajun detective Dave Robicheaux into the corrupt Sonnier family's dangerous web of madness, murder, and incest) $9.99
Colley, Barbara Dusted to Death (Charlotte LaRue #8: Hired to look after a Victorian home during a movie shoot, sixty-something Charlotte LaRue investigates when a dead body turns up in a star's dressing room) $6.99
Coonts, Stephen The Disciple (Tommy Carmellini #4: Iran is weeks away from acquiring nuclear weapons and plans a first strike; Tommy Carmellini and Jake Grafton must stop this nuclear nightmare) $9.99
Cornwell, Patricia Port Mortuary (Kay Scarpetta #18: As the chief of the new Cambridge Forensic Center, a joint venture of the government and MIT, Scarpetta is confronted with a case that could shut down her new facility and ruin her; unabridged CDs $39.95) $27.95
Cox, Greg Shock Treatment (CSI: PBO; An actor ends up dead on a reality TV show. Was it a botched prank, or a carefully orchestrated murder?) $7.99
Folsom, Allan The Hadrian Memorandum (Barron/Marten #3: An oil exploration company plans to take over a small country in order to control an enormous oil deposit; US President Harris and ex-cop Nicholas Marten are out to stop them) $9.99
Forsyth, Neil Let Them Come Through (Bogus medium Nick Santini's manager is a thief, his TV show has been cancelled, and a crew member died on tour. With the police and his past catching up with him, only his talent as a liar can save him) $15.95
Frazer, Margaret A Play of Piety (Joliffe the Player #6: PBO; 1436: The players must find what work they can while their troupe leader recovers from a fall. Joliffe finds work in a hospital. The unpopular Mistress Thorncoffyn is a very demanding patient - but is she the target of a killer? Signing at Uncle Edgar's December 11) $14.00
Gallo, K/Randazzo, M Breakshot (Nonfiction; after over 20 years as a violent gangster and drug trafficker, Kenny Gallo volunteered to act as an undercover informant for the FBI) $7.99
Gaus, P.L. Clouds Without Rain (Amish-Country #3: Reissue; After a fatal accident involving an Amish buggy and an 18-wheeler, Professor Michael Branden sets out to uncover the links between the crash and a series of disturbing events) $13.00
Grafton, Sue U Is for Undertow (Kinsey Millhone #21: 1988: A 27-year-old man believes he stumbled on a missing little girl's burial 21 years ago, and hires Kinsey to help locate the child's remains and find the killers) $7.99
Graham, C.S. The Babylonian Codex (Jax & Tobie #3: PBO; Iraq War veteran Tobie Guinness and rogue CIA agent Jax Alexander race to unravel the secrets that link a long-lost mosaic to a mysterious Biblical codex, hoping to stop a cabal of powerful zealots plotting to bring on the Second Coming) $7.99
Heyer, Georgette Footsteps in the Dark (Reissue; A trio of siblings inherits a ramshackle estate only to discover their legacy includes a dead body. Does the key to solving the crime lie in the realm of the supernatural? Or is the explanation much more down to earth?) $13.99
Hillenbrand, Laura Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (Nonfiction; the story of Louis Zamperini's World War II ordeal: after being shot down, he spent 47 days on a raft in the Pacific before ending up in a Japanese POW camp) $27.00
James, Peter Dead Like You (Roy Grace #6: After a pair of Brighton women are raped and their shoes taken, Det. Supt. Roy Grace realizes the new cases bear remarkable similarities to an unsolved series of attacks in 1997) $25.99
Koontz, Dean Breathless (After discovering two strange, beautiful furred creatures in the Colorado Rockies, a craftsman and a veterinarian end up on the run with them, as a government dragnet tightens around them and even more powerful forces shadow their every move) $9.99
Larsson, Stieg Millennium Trilogy Deluxe Slipcased Set (Each volume is unjacketed, fully clothbound and stamped, with maps and full-color endpapers. Also includes a slim volume of essays about and correspondence with the author) $99.00
Lawrence, C.E. Silent Victim (Lee Campbell #2: PBO; NYPD profiler Lee Campbell pursues a serial killer who collects a small piece of flesh from each victim) $6.99
Leon, Donna A Question of Belief (Guido Brunetti #19: Cases at the local court are being delayed to the benefit of one of the parties, a creative new trick for corrupting the system. But what can Commissario Brunetti do about it? And just when it looks like he will be able to leave on vacation, a shocking crime keeps him in Venice) $24.00
Littell, Robert Sweet Reason (Reissue; Off the coast of Southeast Asia, a rusted WWII relic patrols the waters to apprehend or annihilate anything suspicious. But someone on board is preaching peace, and the ship's crew is not quite as motivated as its ambitious commander) $15.00
Marcinko, R/DeFelice, J Seize the Day (Rogue Warrior #15: The Rogue Warrior and company head for Cuba, where Castro is on his deathbed, but has planned a catastrophic surprise for the US as his going away present) $9.99
Marshall, Michael Bad Things (On a summer afternoon, 4-year-old Scott walked onto a jetty over a lake and never came back; three years later his father receives an email from a stranger claiming to know the truth) $7.99
Moore, Graham The Sherlockian (When the world's leading expert on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle announces that he's found the author's fabled missing diary, then turns up dead, literary researcher and Holmes enthusiast Harold White takes up the search for the killer and the diary) $24.99
Murphy, Shirley R Cat Striking Back (Joe Grey #15: When he stumbles on a murder scene, feline PI Joe Grey and his friends track the killer - and discover that more mayhem is planned for the neighborhood) $7.99
Patterson, J/DiLallo, R Alex Cross's Trial (Alex Cross #15: In the early 1900s, Abraham Cross assists lawyer Ben Corbett, who's been sent by President Roosevelt to investigate the resurgence of the KKK in Eudora, MS) $9.99
Perry, Marta Murder in Plain Sight (Determined to defend an Amish teenager accused of murder, big-city lawyer Jessica Langdon will need the help of small-town businessman Trey Morgan, who has ties to the Amish community) $7.99
Robb, J.D. et al The Other Side (Anthology; 5 romantic suspense novellas with a supernatural twist, including a new Eve Dallas story) $7.99
Roker, Al/Lochte, Dick The Midnight Show Murders (Billy Blessing #2: Billy is on the West Coast, playing sidekick on a new late-night talk show. When the host is murdered, Billy's sleuthing takes him into Hollywood's back rooms, and into his own past) $26.00
Sarid, Yishai Limassol (An undercover Mossad official befriends Daphna, an Israeli writer, and her friend Hani, a Palestinian poet. The target is Hani's son Yotam, a terrorist leader. The writers awaken feelings the agent thought were long dead, but his sense of duty forces him to lay a trap for Yotam. In the end, the agent will have to choose between his professional loyalties and his new friendships) $15.00
Stabenow, Dana A Night Too Dark (Kate Shugak #17: A bear-chewed body turns out not to belong to the man who left a suicide note in his truck - he stumbles onto Kate's homestead weeks later. She and Trooper Jim Chopin discover that the story of the man and the body is wrapped up in the politics of a gold mine near Niniltna) $7.99
Stabenow, Dana (ed) Unusual Suspects (Anthology) $7.99
Sylvester, Kevin Neil Flambe and the Aztec Abduction (Neil Flambe #2: Kids; Neil is in Mexico City when he learns his friend Isabella has been kidnapped. Each ransom note includes a lock of her hair - which Isabella has rubbed in the smelliest thing she can find. Can the young chef's super-nose follow these clues to rescue his friend?) $9.95
Tapply, William G. The Nomination (Judge Thomas Larrigan is a Vietnam war hero, and seems like the perfect Supreme Court candidate. But he has some skeletons in his closet, and calls on an old Marine buddy, now a hitman, to clean them up) $24.95
Thor, Brad The Athena Project (A new US counter-terrorism unit recruits top-level female athletes to be trained and deployed as elite female warriors) $26.99
Tremayne, Peter The Council of the Cursed (Sister Fidelma #19: AD 670: At a church council at an abbey in Burgundy, Fidelma and Brother Eadulf look into the murder of a delegate, the theft of a priceless reliquary, and rumors of slave trading) $14.99
Van Meter, William Cruel Heart (original title: Bluegrass) (Nonfiction; Bowling Green, KY, is torn apart when two young men are accused of the brutal rape/murder of an 18-year-old university student) $7.99
Washburn, Livia J. Killer on a Hot Tin Roof (Literary Tour #3: Delilah must find the culprit when a trip to the Tennesse Williams Literary Festival in New Orleans with a group of English professors and their spouses - jealousy, greed, adultery, and ambition included - leads to murder) $22.00
Woods, Stuart Lucid Intervals (Stone Barrington #18: Herbie Fisher shows up with $14 million in cash. He says it's lotto winnings, but that he needs a lawyer. After a gunshot breaks the window above his head, Stone and Dino suspect he might need a bodyguard and a PI, too) $9.99

Expected Mid December

Adair, Robin Death and the Running Patterer (1828: Faced with a series of inventive murders, the governor of New South Wales seeks out Dunne, a former Bow Street Runner who was falsely convicted of assault, to find the killer) $15.00
Alan, Douglas Circle of Lies (John Delaney, an ex-NYPD detective turned lawyer, defends a childhood friend charged with a torture/murder who insists he's been set up by a drug company after stumbling across lethal test data for their latest drug) $24.99
Andrew, Christopher Defend the Realm: The Authorized History of MI5 (Nonfiction; the British Security Service MI5 has opened its archives to an independent historian for the first time, without placing any restrictions on the judgments made by the author) $27.50
Barnett, Colleen Mystery Women Vol. 3: An Encyclopedia of Leading Women Characters in Mystery Fiction 1990-2000 (Nonfiction; expanded edition, adding 42 sleuths to the 500 included in the previous original edition) $34.95
Becker, James The Messiah Secret (Chris Bronson #3: On an English estate, museum conservator Angela Lewis discovers a parchment describing the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth. The discovery draws her and her husband Chris Bronson into a centuries-old race for the truth) $9.99
Blackwell, Juliet If Walls Could Talk (Haunted Home Renovation #1: PBO; At her latest historic home project, renovator Melanie Turner is visited by the ghost of a colleague who recently met a bad end with power tools, and sets out to nail his killer) $6.99
Bourne, Sam The Final Reckoning (When a suspected bomber, shot at the UN, turns out to be an apparently harmless old man, Tom Byrne is sent to placate the family. He discovers the old man had ties to a hidden brotherhood with secrets dating back to WWII) $26.99
Brady, Rachel Final Approach (Emily Locke #1: When a PI asks Emily to do reconnaissance at a Texas skydiving establishment, similarities between the PI's case and Emily's past make it difficult for her to stay objective) $14.95
Brady, Rachel Dead Lift (Emily Locke #2: Emily goes undercover at a health club frequented by Houston's debutantes and trophy wives, where 'killer workout' has a whole new meaning; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
Burton, Milton T. Nights of the Red Moon (When the local minister's wife is murdered, Texas sheriff Bo Handel finds himself chasing unfaithful attorneys, drug lords, and the small town's usual suspects to catch the killer) $24.99
Childs, Laura Bedeviled Eggs (Cackleberry Club #3: PBO; When a mayoral candidate is killed by a crossbow bolt outside the cafe, and another murder occurs on the historical society's Quilt Trail, the ladies of the Cackleberry Club must find the killer) $7.99
Ciampoli, Max & Linda Churchill's Secret Agent (PBO; Novel based on a true story. His acquaintance with Prime Minister Winston Churchill leads to Max Hardonniere being recruited and trained as a spy who would work behind enemy lines during WWII) $9.99
Clancy, T/Blackwood, G Dead or Alive (Jack Ryan Jr. and his colleagues and recruits at the Campus are on the trail of the Emir, a sadistic terrorist who has masterminded vicious attacks and eluded law enforcement) $28.95
Connolly, Sheila A Killer Crop (Orchard #4: PBO; When an English professor who was an old friend of her mother's is found dead in a cider house, orchard owner Meg Corey starts to wonder if her own mother could have committed murder) $7.99
Connor, Beverly One Grave Less (Diane Fallon #9: PBO; Forensic anthropologist Diane Fallon discovers an injured man - a coworker from her time as a human rights activist in South America. Left with a bone, a body, and a cryptic message, she must delve into her past to solve the mystery) $7.99
Davis, Krista The Diva Cooks a Goose (Domestic Diva #4: PBO; When a recently separated relative brings a new girlfriend along for the holidays, folks are upset. When murder ensues, it's up to Sophie to find the killer and restore everyone's Christmas spirit) $7.99
Deaver, Jeffery (creator) Watchlist: Two Serial Thrillers in One Killer Book (Omnibus; two thrillers featuring former war crimes investigator Harold Middleton, written by some of the top names in the field) $7.99
Doherty, P.C. The Waxman Murders (Hugh Corbett #15: 1303: A member of the Hanseatic League comes to England, reportedly in possession of a set of valuable maps and sea charts. Sir Hugh Corbett is sent to negotiate for them, but ends up investigating the murder of the man's entire family) $25.99
Estleman, Loren D. The Left-Handed Dollar (Amos Walker #20: Hired to help get a mobster off the hook for an attempted murder, Detroit PI Amos Walker has a problem: the intended victim is his best friend) $24.99
Ferris, Monica Buttons and Bones (Needlecraft #14: While renovating a cabin in the woods of northern Minnesota, Betsy finds a skeleton. She investigates, and discovers the site of a former WWII POW camp, a mysterious crocheted rug, and clues to a decades-old crime) $24.95
Goldberg, Lee Mr. Monk Is Cleaned Out (Monk #10: After being swindled out of his savings in a massive investment fraud, Monk sets out to prove that the investment company CEO is behind the murder of the government's key witness in the case) $7.99
Hale, Bruce Dial M for Mongoose (Chet Gecko #15: Kids; A stink bomb is unleashed, money disappears from the principal's office, and someone is trying to get Chet's mongoose janitor pal fired. Chet must stand up to some shifty school bullies to get to the truth) $5.99
Haney, Eric L. Low Country (Kennesaw Tanner #2: PBO; Hunting through Georgia's coastal swamps for the man who may have killed his friend, ex-operative Tanner gets caught up in a running battle with a ring of sex slavers) $7.99
Hart, Ellen The Cruel Ever After (Jane Lawless #18: Jane's shock is nothing compared to her ex-husband's when he returns to Minneapolis, then wakes up next to the dead body of an art collector) $25.99
Havill, Steven F. Convenient Disposal (Posadas County #12: Reissue; Called to teenager Carmen Acosta's home, undersheriff Estelle Reyes-Guzman arrives to find the girl's father in police custody, and the unconscious girl on the way to the hospital. Estelle must find out who actually beat the girl) $14.95
Hill, Suzette A. A Load of Old Bones (Oughterard #1: The Reverend Francis Oughterard becomes entangled with predatory female parishioners, officious policemen, and accidental murder. It's up to Maurice the cat and Bouncer the dog to save him) $14.00
Hollihan, Keith The Four Stages of Cruelty (A female corrections officer works with a young male inmate to uncover a criminal organization that has taken control of a maximum security prison) $25.99
Jones, D/Gobbell, P A Season of Darkness (PBO; Nonfiction; the 1975 murder of 9-year-old Marcia Trimble is finally resolved over 30 years later) $7.99
Ludlow, Jack Conquest (Conquest #3: In 20 years, the de Hauteville brothers have gone from penniless obscurity to the most powerful warrior family in Christendom. Now, with papal blessing, they undertake the first true crusade of the 11th century) $16.95
Macdonald, Ross The Ferguson Affair (Reissue; Defense lawyer Bill Gunnarson already knew a kidnapping at the million-dollar Foothill Club was tied to a stolen diamond ring. And he suspected that a missing starlet was the key to a crime ring. But he couldn't guess how some big shots and small-timers would all end up with murder in common) $15.00
Macdonald, Ross Meet Me at the Morgue (Reissue; Somebody in Pacific Point is guilty of an abduction that has turned into murder, but the more probation officer Howard Cross pries into the case, the further he slips into a pool of violence and evil) $15.00
Morgan,Kaye Celebrity Sudoku (Sudoku #5: PBO; Small-town Sudoku expert Liza Kelly flies to Los Angeles to appear on TV, and winds up trying to solve the puzzle of a celebrity's death) $6.99
Myers, Tamar Butter Safe than Sorry (Pennsylvania Dutch #18: Witness to a bank robbery by three armed Amish men, their cursing and mustaches make Magdalena Yoder suspect they aren't Amish at all) $6.99
Patterson, J/Rust, N The Gift (Witch & Wizard #2: Kids; After one of their best friends is executed by the ruthless leader of the New Order, teenagers Wisty and Whit Allgood resolve to end the evil regime's occupation and find their missing parents) $17.99
Pendleton, Don Recovery Force (Executioner #385: PBO; When the Sinaloa drug cartel sets up shop in Phoenix, Arizona, it's up to Bolan to clear them out) $4.99
Pendleton, Don Unified Action (Stony Man #110: PBO; Stony Man hunts for a ruthless financier who is plotting an international wave of terror - for profit) $6.99
Pendleton, Don Devil's Mark (SuperBolan #138: PBO; Trouble on the US-Mexico border puts Bolan in the middle of a compromised DEA counter-narcotics operation) $6.99
Penzler, Otto (ed) The Greatest Russian Stories of Crime and Suspense (Anthology; stories by Chekhov, Dostoevsky, Nabokov, Tolstoy, and more) $25.00
Purser, Ann Tragedy at Two (Lois Meade #09: When a man is beaten and left for dead, suspicion falls on a group of traveling gypsies; Inspector Cowgill asks Lois to assist with the investigation) $7.99
Purser, Ann Threats at Three (Lois Meade #10: Detective Cowgill believes a dead body found in the canal is connected to a suspicious fire and the heated dispute over saving the village hall; the ever reliable Lois Meade sorts out the culprits) $23.95
Ramsay, Frederick Predators (Botswana #1: In Botswana, a CEO dreams of building a resort on the Chobe River; a lion, weakened by HIV, loses his place in his pride; their paths cross with tragic consequences) $14.95
Ramsay, Frederick Reapers (Botswana #2: A murder in Chobe National Park leads Game Ranger Sanderson and Inspector Modise first to evidence of local bribery, then to smuggling, and finally to what may well provoke an international incident; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
Rankin, Ian Exit Music (Inspector Rebus #17: Reissue; Nearing retirement, Edinburgh's Detective Inspector John Rebus tackles the case of a dissident Russian poet who has been murdered in what looks like a mugging gone wrong) $14.99
Rankin, Ian A Good Hanging (Inspector Rebus: Reissue; Collection; police procedural mystery stories set in Scotland) $15.99
Redfern, Elizabeth The Music of the Spheres (Reissue; London, 1795: Home Office clerk Jonathan Absey is on the trail of a French spy ring, but is obsessed by a series of murders of red-headed London prostitutes who had been paid with French coins. As he pursues both investigations, Absey stumbles across a strange society of French astronomers looking for a long-lost star) $15.00
Rowland, Laura Joh The Cloud Pavilion (Sano Ichiro #14: Japan, 1701: The motives behind his old rival Yanagisawa's recent behavior begin to emerge; an estranged uncle begs Sano's help in finding his missing daughter) $14.99
Smith, Alexander McCall La's Orchestra Saves the World (Lavander moves to the Suffolk countryside, fleeing the London Blitz and the wreckage of her marriage. But as she starts to feel that she belongs, she detects a sense of isolation, and is inspired to start an orchestra to bring people together) $14.95
Talton, Jon South Phoenix Rules (David Mapstone #6: A New York professor came to Phoenix to research his new book. When he's murdered, police link him to a deadly drug cartel. Problem is, he's been dating historian/deputy David Mapstone's sister, and now she's a target too; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
Thomas, Donald Sherlock Holmes and the Ghosts of Bly and Other New Adventures of the Great Detective (Collection; original stories featuring the great detective) $25.00
Vasquez, Ian Mr. Hooligan (Riley James was small time, running messages and money for the real players. But a slip in judgment left two men dead and landed Riley in the Monsanto brothers' debt, leaving one last big drug run as his only way out) $25.99

Expected Early January

Alt, Madelyn A Witch in Time (Bewitching #6: Something sinister is haunting the hospital; after two unexpected deaths in one night, witch Maggie O'Neill will need help to tie two murders to one killer) $7.99
Alt, Madelyn Home for a Spell (Bewitching #7: Apartment-hunting turns complicated when the manager turns up dead before Maggie can sign the lease, sending her on the trail of a clever killer) $24.95
Baldacci, David Deliver Us from Evil (Shaw #2: Evan Waller has built a fortune from his willingness to buy and sell anything - and anyone. Shaw must prevent him from closing his latest deal - but doesn't know that a vigilante group is hunting Waller as well) $9.99
Barer, Burl Fatal Beauty (Nonfiction; Texas beauty Rhonda Glover murders her long-time boyfriend by shooting him ten times) $6.99
Barnes, John Tales of the Madman Underground (YA; 1973: For years, Karl has been forced to attend group therapy during school. Now he's decided to get out of the Madman Underground for good. He is going to act, and be, Normal) $9.99
Beaton, M.C. Death of a Valentine (Hamish Macbeth #26: Wedding bells are in the air for police sergeant Hamish Macbeth, but he develops pre-nuptial jitters as he and his fiancee, constable Josie McSween, investigate a woman's murder) $6.99
Bentley, Jennie Mortar and Murder (Do-It-Yourself #4: PBO; Renovator Avery Baker uncovers a mystery behind the walls of a centuries-old house on an island with more than its share of deadly secrets) $7.99
Black, Cara Murder in the Marais (Aimee Leduc #01: Reissue; Parisian PI Aimee Leduc handles a top-secret decoding job for an old Jewish woman, but when she goes to drop off her findings at her client's house, she finds the woman strangled to death, a swastika carved on her forehead) $9.99
Blehm, Eric The Only Thing Worth Dying For (Nonfiction; the story of the US Army Special Forces team that conquered the Taliban while protecting Hamid Karzai) $15.99
Brennan, Allison Love Me to Death (Lucy Kincaid #1: PBO; Lucy Kincaid surfs the web undercover to lure sex offenders into the hands of the law. But when the predators she hunts start turning up murdered, she joins forces with security expert Sean Rogan to track the vigilante) $7.99
Burton, Mary Senseless (PBO; 10 years after her sorority party turned into a nightmare, Eva hopes to start over in her hometown. But when each victim in a recent string of killings is linked to her, Detective Garrison isn't sure whether he should protect Eva, or investigate her) $6.99
Callow, Pamela Indefensible (Kate Lange #2: PBO; Lawyer Kate Lange must defend her boss when he's accused of murdering his wife) $7.99
Canadeo, Anne A Stitch Before Dying (Black Sheep #3: Maggie and her knitting club friends must unravel a murder during a weekend getaway at a Berkshires resort) $15.00
Carr, Carol K. India Black (Madam of Espionage #1: When a War Office official has a heart attack in her Victorian brothel, madam India Black is thrust into a deadly game between Russian and British agents seeking the military secrets the man carried) $14.00
Christopher, Paul The Templar Conspiracy (John Holliday #4: PBO; When the pope is assassinated on Christmas Day, Holliday discovers it's just the first step in a deadly plot to extend Templar influence to the highest levels of power) $9.99
Clark, Mary Jane To Have and to Kill (Wedding Cake #1: After agreeing to create a wedding cake for the star of a daytime drama, Piper Donovan finds herself investigating - with the help of a handsome FBI agent - when someone close to the bride-to-be is murdered) $24.99
Clement, Blaize Raining Cat Sitters and Dogs (Dixie Hemingway #5: With two people important to her missing and in great danger, Dixie ends up going it alone to confront the criminals responsible) $7.99
Clement, Blaize Cat Sitter Among the Pigeons (Dixie Hemingway #6: Dixie tries to save a young woman and her baby from murderous con artists who are ready to kill to keep the millions they stole from naive investors) $24.99
Clinch, Wendy Fade to White (Ski Diva #2: When a Hollywood has-been comes to Vermont to shoot a mouthwash commercial, he ends up dead - and the last person to see him alive was Stacey's jealous ex-fiancé) $24.99
Crais, Robert The First Rule (Cole & Pike #13: The murder of a man who once worked as a mercenary with Joe Pike entangles Pike and Cole in a web of ancient grudges, blackmail, double crosses, and cutthroat criminality) $9.99
Cussler, Clive Vixen 03 (Dirk Pitt #05: Reissue; In 1954, Vixen 03 vanished carrying 36 canisters of lethal germs. In 1988, Dirk Pitt discovers the wreckage of Vixen 03 - but two of the canisters are missing. They're in the hands of a terrorist group that's planning to unleash them on Washington, DC) $9.99
Danticat, Edwidge (ed) Haiti Noir (Anthology; original mystery stories set in Haiti) $15.95
Deaver, Jeffery The Devil's Teardrop (Reissue; An assassin is programmed to wreak havoc on Washington, DC, at four-hour intervals until midnight on New Year's Eve. A ransom of $20 million delivered to his accomplice will end the terror. When that accomplice is killed in a freak accident, retired FBI agent Parker Kincaid is called in to track down the madman from the only evidence - the ransom note) $9.99
Dennison, Hannah Thieves! (Vicky Hill #4: PBO; When the local police refuse to investigate, journalist Vicki Hill sets out to prove that a woman's murder is connected to a recent string of thefts in the small town of Gipping-on-Plym) $7.99
Downie, Ruth Caveat Emptor (Gaius Petreius Ruso #4: The disappearance of a Roman tax collector and the money he collected leads Ruso and Tilla to a conspiracy involving theft, forgery, buried treasure, and the legacy of rebel queen Boudica) $25.00
Ellis, David The Hidden Man (Jason Kolarich #1: Attorney Jason Kolarich is hired to defend Sammy Cutler, who is charged with the murder of the man who may have abducted Sammy's sister nearly thirty years ago) $9.99
Falconer, Duncan The Operative (alternate title: The Bomb Surgeon) (Stratton #3: When a friend's widow is murdered in LA, Stratton uncovers an FBI plot to hide the crime, and sets off on a private revenge op that pits him against an Eastern European crime syndicate) $12.95
Fiffer, Sharon Backstage Stuff (Jane Wheel #7: Antiques picker and PI Jane Wheel uncovers secrets to a murder hidden in a decades-old play) $24.99
Flynn, Vince Transfer of Power (Mitch Rapp #1: Reissue; When an attack at the White House leaves terrorists in control of the executive mansion, CIA counter-terrorism operative Mitch Rapp is sent in to take control of the crisis, and discovers that someone within the US government wants his rescue attempt to fail) $9.99
Flynn, Vince The Third Option (Mitch Rapp #2: Reissue; When Dr. Irene Kennedy is named successor to the dying CIA director, her detractors are willing to resort to extreme measures to prevent her appointment. But CIA counter-terrorism operative Mitch Rapp won't be the pawn of the Washington conspirators) $9.99
Gardner, Lisa Live to Tell (D.D. Warren #4: When an entire family is wiped out in a seemingly senseless fit of violence, the investigation brings detective D.D. Warren closer to the edge than ever before) $7.99
Goldberg, Lee Mr. Monk on the Road (Monk #11: Monk takes his agoraphobic brother Ambrose on a motorhome road trip, but as little crimes pop up along the highway, Monk can't resist getting involved) $22.95
Goldberg, Tod The Reformed (Burn Notice: PBO; A former gangbanger, now a famous philanthropist, Father Santiago is being pressured to aid his old gang or have his crimes exposed, and turns to Michael Westen for help) $6.99
Greenberg, Keith Elliot Love Hurts (PBO; Nonfiction; 16-year old Erin Caffey and her boyfriend planned to murder Erin's parents, who had forbidden their relationship) $7.99
Griffin/Butterworth The Honor of Spies (Honor Bound #5: 1943: Cletus Frade recruits a German POW to help the OSS learn about a German plan to establish safe havens for senior Nazi officials in South America) $9.99
Griffin/Butterworth The Outlaws (Presidential Agent #6: Charlie Castillo and his team must track down stolen barrels containing some of the most dangerous biohazard materials on Earth) $27.95
Hautman, Pete How to Steal a Car (YA; Some girls act out by drinking or doing drugs, some by sleeping with guys, some by starving themselves or cutting themselves. Not Kelleigh - she steals cars) $8.99
Havill, Steven F. Red, Green, or Murder (Posadas County #16: Old George Payton ate lunch and then just collapsed on his kitchen floor, dead of a heart attack. But undersheriff Bill Gastner thinks something else triggered the attack. (Chronologically, this book takes place between Bag Limit and Scavengers )) $14.95
Havill, Steven F. Double Prey (Posadas County #17: A boy is found dead in an arroyo, apparently killed by his cartwheeling ATV. But what he had found moments before he died is tied to a five-year-old murder. Estelle and retired undersheriff Bill Gastner find themselves looking for a murderer altogether too close to home; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
Herron, Mick Smoke & Whispers (Oxford #5: Sarah Tucker identifies the body pulled out of the River Tyne as PI Zoe Boehm, but putting a name to the corpse only raises further questions) $14.00
Higgins, Jack The Judas Gate (Sean Dillon #18: Sean Dillon must track down the Irish commander of a Taliban team that ambushed and killed a group of US Army Rangers and a British medical team in Afghanistan) $26.95
Highsmith/Schenkar The Talented Miss Highsmith (Nonfiction; biography covering everything from her unusual personal life to her prolific writing life; nominated for 2010 Edgar Award) $24.00
Hoag, Tami Secrets to the Grave (Tony Mendez #2: Detective Tony Mendez and teacher turned child advocate Anne Leone investigate when a woman is found brutally murdered and the only witness is her young daughter) $26.95
Hosp, David Among Thieves (Scott Finn #3: After 20 years, the Gardner Museum theft case threatens to break wide open; attorney Scott Finn learns one of his clients was involved in the heist and is drawn into the renewed hunt for the missing artwork) $7.99
Hunter, Stephen Dead Zero (Bob Lee Swagger #7: Staff Sgt. Ray Cruz has gone AWOL in Afghanistan. With the FBI and a Taliban warlord on his heels, the clock is ticking on this human time bomb. Can Swagger get to him before he pulls the trigger?) $26.00
Huston, Charlie Sleepless (With the world in the grip of an epidemic of sleeplessness, an LA cop works undercover to stop black market trade of the only drug that helps the sleepless) $15.00
Hyzy, Julie Buffalo West Wing (White House Chef #4: PBO; When a box of take-out chicken mysteriously shows up for the First Kids, Olivia refuses to serve it. Lucky thing, because it turns out to be poisoned. Who's targeting the kids?) $7.99
Iggulden, Conn Empire of Silver (Khan Empire #4: Three sons of Genghis survive, but one misstep will mean the destruction of everything their father left them. They must build a legacy of their own - and a city in the wilderness) $26.00
Iles, Greg Unwritten Laws (Penn Cage #4: Dr. Tom Cage is accused of murdering his former nurse Viola. Every effort to defend his father unearths secrets, as Penn explores Tom and Viola's shared history during the years of the civil rights movement in Mississippi) $26.99
Jance, J.A. Trial by Fire (Ali Reynolds #5: Ali struggles to uncover a hospitalized Jane Doe's identity, then realizes that by locating the relatives, she may be exposing the victim once more to a killer) $7.99
Jance, J.A. Skeleton Canyon (Joanna Brady #5: Reissue; When young Brianna O'Brien is murdered, her family insists her boyfriend was responsible, but the disappearance of a good friend puts Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady on the trail of a nest of lies, greed, and secrets) $9.99
Jance, J.A. Rattlesnake Crossing (Joanna Brady #6: Reissue; A gun dealer has died violently, and his stock of high-powered weapons has been cleaned out. Suspicion falls on an armed separatist rancher, but Sheriff Joanna Brady suspects the solution is not so cut and dried) $9.99
Jance, J.A. Outlaw Mountain (Joanna Brady #7: Reissue; The savage murder of a 71-year-old is only one thread in a bloody tapestry, as death follows death in horrific succession. Sheriff Joanna Brady looks for answers in the shadow of Outlaw Mountain) $9.99
Jance, J.A. Devil's Claw (Joanna Brady #8: Reissue; A Native American woman, an ex-con once jailed for the murder of her husband, is dead, and her teenage daughter has vanished into the canyons. Cochise County Sheriff Joanna Brady follows a twisted trail of hatred and greed to the black heart of the Dragoon Mountains) $9.99
Kaminsky, Stuart M. A Whisper to the Living (Inspector Rostnikov #16: While searching for a serial killer and protecting a UK journalist doing a story on prostitution, Rostnikov and his team uncover a chain of murders that lead to a high official) $13.99
Kennedy, Mary Stay Tuned for Murder (Talk Radio #3: PBO; Maggie's show has been getting a ratings boost from guest appearances by a medium. When two women are killed after a seance, Maggie will have to catch the culprit) $6.99
Koontz, Dean What the Night Knows (After police officer Kirby Wayland finds a stray dog along the highway, he decides to take a road trip with the dog - a trip that brings a series of rapidly escalating adventures and turns into a hair-raising quest) $28.00
Lambdin, Dewey King, Ship, and Sword (Alan Lewrie #16: In Paris rubbing shoulders with soldiers, spies, and Napoleon himself, Capt. Lewrie must depart abruptly when the peace between France and England proves short-lived. He soon finds himself in a sea chase with his former French host) $15.99
Laurie, Victoria Ghouls, Ghouls, Ghouls (Ghost Hunter #5: PBO; MJ and her cable TV crew head to the haunted ruins of Ireland's Dunlow Castle. They're hoping for hidden treasure - if the resident phantom doesn't push them off a cliff first) $7.99
Lescroart, John Damage (A decade ago, Ro Curtlee, heir of a powerful San Francisco family, was convicted of rape and murder. Now he's won a retrial, and been released from prison - and he's out for revenge on those who put him away) $26.95
Lescroart, John Treasure Hunt (Wyatt Hunt #2: Wyatt Hunt and Mickey Dade look into the death of a high-profile San Francisco activist known for his work on a half dozen nonprofit boards) $9.99
Lovelace, Merline Catch Her If You Can (Samantha Spade #3: PBO; When USAF Lt. Spade tests a dog-like robot, it leads her to a pickup truck with a cooler full of human heads, a hefty reward - and run-ins with cash-strapped family and pipe-wielding thugs) $7.99
Maleeny, Tim Greasing the Pinata (Cape Weathers #3: When a former U.S. Senator and his son are found dead on a Mexican golf course, his daughter Rachel hires P.I. Cape Weathers. Cape doesn't like politicians and doesn't know the territory, but when it looks like the daughter may become the next victim, he crosses the border looking for answers) $14.95
Manfredo, Lou Rizzo's War (Joe Rizzo #1: NYPD veteran Joe Rizzo and his ambitious new partner Mike McQueen spend a year riding together as detectives in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn) $14.99
Marston, Edward The Repentant Rake (Christopher Redmayne #3: Reissue; Cavalier architect Christopher Redmayne and Puritan constable Jonathan Bale, embroiled in the hunt for the murderer of Nicholas Cheever, a repentant rake, must find their way through a maze of corruption and political intrigue) $16.95
McCullough, Colleen Naked Cruelty (Carmine Delmonico #3: 1968: Capt. Delmonico investigates when two murders rooted in sex and greed rock the university town of Holloman, CT) $26.00
McKevett, G.A. Wicked Craving (Savannah Reid #15: Plus-sized amateur sleuth Savannah Reid is on the trail of a shady weight-loss therapist when his wife turns up murdered at the bottom of a cliff) $6.99
McKinlay, Jenn Buttercream Bump Off (Cupcake Bakery #2: PBO; When someone ices Baxter Malloy on his first date with Melanie's mom, Mel and Angie need to dig into the man's shady past to get Mom off the suspect list) $6.99
Michaelis, Bo Tao (ed) Copenhagen Noir (Anthology; original mystery stories set in Copenhagen) $15.95
Murphy, J.J. Murder Your Darlings (Algonquin Round Table #1: PBO; When Dorothy Parker discovers a corpse under the Algonquin Round Table, William Faulkner becomes a suspect, and Dorothy decides to dabble in a little detective work, with the help of her literary cohorts) $6.99
Palmer, Michael The Last Surgeon (A doctor and a psych nurse investigate a series of suspicious deaths, and discover that all the victims were in the operating room during a fatally botched surgery) $9.99
Parker, T. Jefferson Iron River (Charlie Hood #3: Hood works with the ATFE, trying to stem the illegal flow of handguns and automatic weapons that fuels the bloody cartel wars south of the California-Mexico border) $14.00
Patterson, James Fang (Maximum Ride #6: YA; The flock receives a cryptic message, 'The sky will fall.' And canny birdkid Angel prophesies that Max's soul mate Fang will be the first to die) $8.99
Preston, Douglas Impact (Wyman Ford #2: A meteorite has passed straight through the Earth. Called in to investigate its mysterious exit hole, Ford discovers an alien doomsday device on a Martian moon, aimed at Earth) $9.99
Puit, Glenn Ghost (PBO; Nonfiction; John Patrick Addis was a state trooper, CSI, bush pilot, ex-con, UFO fanatic, survivalist - and a murderous manipulator of women who left a trail of victims stretching from Alaska to Mexico) $7.99
Raskin, Ellen The Tattooed Potato and Other Clues (Reissue; Kids; Dickory has come to 12 Cobble Lane as a painter's assistant, but inside the town house lurk suspicious characters, multiple mysteries - and a very eccentric portrait artist who is also a crime-solving master of disguise) $6.99
Reilly, Matthew The 5 Greatest Warriors (Jack West Jr. #3: Jack and his team travel from Israel to Japan to Mongolia to the most mysterious island on Earth to uncover the secrets of the five greatest warriors and prevent Armageddon) $7.99
Rollins, James Altar of Eden (The discovery of a group of strangely mutated, super-intelligent animals leads a Texas veterinarian and a US Marshal to a puzzle involving stem cell research and a secret history from the Book of Genesis) $9.99
Sayers, D/Walsh, J The Attenbury Emeralds (In 1921, the recovery of the Attenbury emeralds launched Lord Peter Wimsey's career as a detective. 30 years later, the latest Lord Attenbury seeks Wimsey's help to prove who owns the emeralds) $25.99
Shan, Darren Hell's Horizon (City #2: A murder investigation leads Al Jeery into a mystery that draws in the dead, the City's Incan forefathers, The Cardinal, and an assassin who can apparently kill anyone he chooses without fear of retribution) $19.99
Siger, Jeffrey Prey on Patmos (Andreas Kaldis #3: When a revered monk from an ancient monastery is murdered in the town square during Easter Week, Chief Inspector Kaldis must find the killer; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
Simmons, Dan Drood (When a train journey ends in a violent accident, 53-year-old Charles Dickens becomes obsessed with crypts and cemeteries, stops writing, and wanders the slums and catacombs of London by night) $9.99
Smith, Roger Wake Up Dead (When a carjacking leaves her gunrunner husband dead in a pool of blood, a beautiful woman ends up on the run in the violent badlands of Cape Town, South Africa) $16.00
Staub, Wendy Corsi Scared to Death (PBO; Elsa and Marin, strangers whose perfect lives were cruelly shattered, are bound together by a long-lost child, mutual loneliness - and a cunning stalker driven by vengeance) $7.99
Stroby, Wallace Gone 'til November (When a routine traffic stop ends with a fatal shooting, Florida deputy Sara Cross must decide if her ex-partner - and ex-lover - is lying about the circumstances) $14.99
Suarez, Daniel Freedom (Sequel to Daemon . Humanity's chances for survival are bleak unless the Daemon computer program can be stopped) $9.99
Thompson, Richard A. Big Wheat (It's harvest season, 1919. People and machines move across the landscape, bringing in the wheat - and providing a traveling serial killer with a ready supply of victims; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
Thompson, Richard A. Frag Box (Herman Jackson #2: After the bizarre murder of an acquaintance, Jackson finds out he's the dead man's sole heir. Jackson wants justice for the man, but he also wants the box of cash. Unfortunately, the killers want it too) $14.95
Thor, Brad The Lions of Lucerne (Scot Harvath #1: Reissue; When the US President is kidnapped, apparently by terrorists, Secret Service agent and ex-Navy SEAL Scot Harvath discovers that a group of US businessmen and government officials is actually responsible) $9.99
Todd, Charles The Red Door (Ian Rutledge #12: Lancashire, 1920: A woman's death is linked to the disappearance of a man who never came home from the Great War - for the simple reason that he had never really gone) $14.99
Todd, Charles A Lonely Death (Ian Rutledge #13: 1920: In a Sussex village, Scotland Yard's Inspector Rutledge hunts for a murderer who is garroting his victims, all veterans of the Great War, and leaving small ID disks in their mouths) $24.99
Vonnegut, Norb Top Producer (Grove O'Rourke is a top producer at an investment firm. When his best friend Charlie is murdered, his widow comes to Charlie for help - but she's hiding a dark secret) $9.99
Webb, Betty Desert Lost (Lena Jones #6: PI Lena Jones discovers a shocking secret about a polygamy cult: in a society where 1 man can have 10 wives, 9 men will have none. The cult makes certain these possible rivals don't stick around) $14.95
Willig, Lauren The Betrayal of the Blood Lily (Pink Carnation #6: Plunged into the treacherous court of the Nizam of Hyderabad, Penelope may be the only one who can help Captain Alex Reid stop a dangerous spy known as the Marigold) $15.00

Expected Mid January

Armstrong, Lori Mercy Kill (Mercy Gunderson #2: A former army buddy arrives in South Dakota to try to sell an oil pipeline project to the ranchers, and winds up murdered. Ex-sniper Mercy Gunderson vows to find his killer - even if she has to run for sheriff to do it) $15.00
Axler, James Downrigger Drift (Deathlands #96: PBO; Against the battered shoreline of Lake Michigan, an encounter with an old friend lead Ryan and his group into a battle to save Milwaukee from a force of deadly mutant interlopers) $6.99
Baker, Sgt. J/Rivele, S Vice: One Cop's Story of Patrolling America's Most Dangerous City (Memoir by Compton, California's most-decorated police officer, from 1950 to 2001) $26.99
Balsamo, William & John Young Al Capone: The Untold Story of Scarface in New York, 1899-1925 (Nonfiction; biography focusing on Capone's youth in Brooklyn and the events that shaped him into a notorious criminal) $24.95
Bates, Quentin Frozen Assets (UK title: Frozen Out) (Officer Gunnhildur #1: When a body is found floating in the harbor of a rural fishing village, Gunnhildur's investigation leads her to a web of corruption involving Iceland's business and banking communities) $25.00
Bauer, Belinda Blacklands (Obsessed with finding the body of an uncle who disappeared as a child, twelve-year-old Steven writes a letter to the man convicted of killing him) $14.00
Crais, Robert The Sentry (Cole & Pike #14: Joe Pike and Elvis Cole learn that Dru Rayne and her uncle are not who they seem. Now vengeance from their past is catching up with them, and only Pike and Cole stand in the way) $26.95
D'Amato, Barbara Other Eyes (An international organization that trafficks in drugs sends an enforcer to eliminate a forensic anthropologist who is trying to prove that psilocybin can prevent or cure drug addiction) $25.99
Davis, Lindsey Venus in Copper (Marcus Didius Falco #03: Reissue; Marcus Didius Falco takes on new clients: three newly rich freedmen with two flashy wives are under siege by a clever redhead. Severina Zotica has a foul-mouthed parrot, an odd connection with a snake dancer - and a very suspicious past) $14.99
Ebersohn, Wessel The October Killings (Bukula & Gordon #1: 20 years ago, soldier Leon Lourens saved Abby Bukula from the white security team that killed her anti-apartheid activist parents. Now he has come to Abby for help. Someone is killing members of the team. Abby turns to Yudel Gordon, a white prison psychologist, for help in untangling the web of politics, identity, and history) $24.99
Gordon, Howard Gideon's War (Skilled negotiator Gideon Davis launches an unlikely one-man rescue operation after terrorists seize a southeast Asia oil rig where his brother is working undercover) $24.99
Hall, Parnell The KenKen Killings (Puzzle Lady #12: A man she's never heard of leaves $10,000 to 'his beloved wife Cora Felton'. After Cora cashes the check, her ex Melvin shows up with an attorney, wanting to terminate her alimony on the grounds she remarried. The murder of a key witness at the alimony hearing and a KenKen puzzle left at the scene lead Cora to more murders, more puzzles, and a murder weapon that points to Melvin as the killer. Or it might have, if Cora hadn't suppressed it) $24.99
Helton, Peter Falling More Slowly (Liam McLusky #1: Freshly transferred from Southampton to Bristol, DI Liam McClusky must figure out who is behind a series of maimings and killings caused by explosive devices camouflaged as everyday items) $25.00
Hockensmith, Steve The Crack in the Lens (Holmes on the Range #4: Five years back, Old Red's sweetheart was killed and the case swept under the rug; the brothers return to the Texas hill country, determined to find out what really happened) $14.99
Hockensmith, Steve World's Greatest Sleuth! (Holmes on the Range #5: 1893: Big Red's publisher summons the Amlingmeyer boys to Chicago to compete for the title of World's Greatest Sleuth; soon they're investigating the contest organizer's murder) $24.99
Jones, Stan Village of the Ghost Bears (Nathan Active #4: Alaska State Trooper Nathan Active must figure out what connects a dead hunter on a remote Arctic lake with a year-old fatal plane crash in the Brooks Range and a fire at the Chukchi Recreation Center) $14.00
Koryta, Michael So Cold the River (A documentary filmmaker investigates a mysterious billionaire's past, and finds a connection to a domed hotel, recently restored to its former grandeur, where a long-forgotten evil will stop at nothing to settle a decades-old score) $14.99
Lambdin, Dewey The Invasion Year (Alan Lewrie #17: After returning from Haiti, the roguish Captain Lewrie is sent to the English Channel to help prevent a possible Napoleonic invasion, and test a newfangled weapon called a 'torpedo') $25.99
Lippman, Laura The Girl in the Green Raincoat (Tess Monaghan #11: PBO; Novella; on bed rest for the last two months of her pregnancy, Tess sees a girl with a greyhound at the park every day. When she sees the dog running loose, she becomes obsessed with learning the girl's fate) $11.99
Macdonald, Ross Blue City (Reissue; Johnny Weatherly is home from WWII and determined to solve his father's murder - by pitting his rage, his courage, and his lost illusions against the brutal underworld that has overtaken his hometown) $15.00
Macdonald, Ross The Three Roads (Reissue; Lt. Bret Taylor was drunk when he married Lorraine. He was sober when he found her dead. Out on the street of LA is a man - her lover, her killer. Taylor intended to find him. But first he found something else: an elusive memory so powerful it drove him toward self-destruction) $15.00
Marston, Edward Fire and Sword (Daniel Rawson #3: Flanders, 1707: Captain Rawson investigates in a series of fiery raids on farms, apparently perpetrated by English soldiers) $16.95
Martin, Nancy Foxy Roxy (HC title: Our Lady of Immaculate Deception) (Roxy Abruzzo #1: Mafia princess Roxy is trying to go straight, but when she can't resist stealing a statue, she ends up embroiled in the sordid murder of a Pittsburgh billionaire) $14.99
Meltzer, Brad The Inner Circle (When a young archivist tries to impress an old friend by showing her the secret vault where the US President reviews classified documents, they happen upon a hidden artifact, and end up entangled in a web of conspiracy and murder) $26.99
Nixon, Joan Lowery The Other Side of Dark (Mary Elizabeth #1: Reissue; YA; Stacy wakes up in a hospital room after four years in a coma. Her mother is dead. She is the only eyewitness to the crime. Will Stacy be able to regain a clear memory of that fateful day before the killer reaches her?) $7.99
Oates, Joyce Carol A Fair Maiden (Elegant Marcus Kidder couldn't be more different from working-class 16-year-old Katya Spivak. As she poses for his new painting, she begins to wonder what he really wants from her, and how far he will go to get it) $13.95
Oates, Joyce Carol Give Me Your Heart (Collection; mystery and suspense stories about the obsessive, self-destructive, unpredictable need for love) $25.00
Parker, T. Jefferson The Border Lords (Charlie Hood #4: When undercover ATF agent Sean Ozburn cuts off communication, Charlie Hood must determine if he's gone deeper undercover, or turned away from his mission and his moral compass) $26.95
Pelecanos, George The Way Home (A decade after Chris served time in juvie, Thomas Flynn's rocky relationship with his son is finally moving away from distrust and scorn when a burglary breaks their uneasy detente) $14.99
Pendleton, Don Crucial Intercept (Executioner #386: PBO; Terrorist groups are competing to capture an ex-CIA cryptographer who has created an unbreakable code. It's up to Bolan to keep the code from falling into enemy hands) $4.99
Pendleton, Don Savage Rule (SuperBolan #139: PBO; After the rise of iron-fisted dictators in Mexico and Honduras, Bolan must stop them from taking over Guatemala and attacking the US) $6.99
Peters, Ralph The Officers' Club (Lt. Jessie Lamoureaux's mutilated body turns up at an Army post on the Mexican border. Was she killed by a jealous lover, a drug gang, or someone from past?) $25.99
Revis, Beth Across the Universe (YA; 17-year-old Amy expected to awaken on a new planet, 300 years in the future. Instead, she wakes up 50 years early, because one of the inhabitants of the spaceship tried to kill her) $17.99
Roberts, John Maddox The Year of Confusion (SPQR #13: Julius Caesar decides to revise the Roman calendar, and brings in foreign experts to do it; Decius investigates when two of the foreigners are murdered) $14.99
Rubenfeld, Jed The Death Instinct (1920: When a wagon carrying 500 pounds of explosives detonates in the heart of NYC's financial district, a physician and a police captain are determined to learn the truth about the attack) $26.95
Sansom, C.J. Heartstone (Matthew Shardlake #5: 1545: Asked to investigate claims of monstrous wrongs committed against a young ward of the court, Shardlake uncovers a startling link to a woman incarcerated at Bedlam) $27.95
Shalhoup, Mara BMF: The Rise and Fall of Big Meech and the Black Mafia Family (Nonfiction; in the 1990s, the Flenory brothers rose from the slums of Detroit to build a cocaine empire) $15.99
Shan, Darren Procession of the Dead (UK title: Ayuamarca: Procession of the Dead) (City #1: Capac Raimi comes to the City - a place of exotic dangers, blind Incan priests, and friends who mysteriously disappear - and crosses paths with the Cardinal, the City's absolute ruler) $12.99
Skidmore, Chris Death and the Virgin Queen (Nonfiction; historian Skidmore uses recently discovered forensic evidence from the original 1560 investigation to examine the death of Amy Robsart, wife of Queen Elizabeth I's favorite, Robert Dudley) $27.99
Stack, John Captain of Rome (Masters of the Sea #2: When his inexperienced commander sails the Roman flagship straight into a trap, Atticus defies orders to pull his men back from the brink of defeat. Summoned to Rome to answer for his actions, he returns to the Aquila to face trouble aboard, as well as an ever more ferocious enemy at sea) $12.95
Stroby, Wallace Cold Shot to the Heart (Crissa's mentor is up for parole, but needs money to grease the wheels. She puts together a heist, but one of her crew shoots a man with connections to hitman Eddie the Saint. Just out of prison, Eddie could use the work - not to mention the money) $24.99
Taylor, Kate A Man in Uniform (1890s: A woman approaches bourgeois lawyer Francois Dubon, insisting that only he can rescue her innocent friend, an army captain by the name of Dreyfus who has been convicted of spying) $25.00
Theroux, Paul A Dead Hand (A letter from a wealthy and charming woman draws writer Jerry Delfont into the mystery of a dead boy found on the floor of a cheap hotel) $14.95
von Schirach, Ferdinand Crime: Stories (Collection; stories by a prominent German defense attorney) $25.00
Willig, Lauren The Orchid Affair (Pink Carnation #8: New spy Laura Grey is sent to serve as governess to the children of Andre Jaouen, right-hand man to Bonaparte's minister of police, and makes a startling discovery about him) $25.95
Winston, Lois Assault With a Deadly Glue Gun (Anastasia Pollack #1: Her husband's death left Anastasia with two teenage sons, a mountain of debt, a hateful mother-in-law, and a loan shark demanding 50 grand. And now she's found her murdered boss glued to her office chair) $14.95
Woods, Stuart Strategic Moves (Stone Barrington #19: His undercover dealings with MI6 have brought a big new client to Woodman & Weld, but Stone gets a whiff of an impending scandal: the new client might be another Bernie Madoff) $25.95

Expected Early February

Adam, Paul Paganini's Ghost (Gianni & Guastafeste #2: Violinmaker Giovanni Castiglione searches for a long-lost instrument that was possessed by famed violinist Niccolo Paganini) $14.95
Alexander, Matthew Kill or Capture (Nonfiction; how a Special Operations task force took down a notorious al Qaeda terrorist) $25.99
Allan, Barbara Antiques Bizarre (Trash 'n' Treasures #4: Brandy gets sucked into her mom Vivian's plan to organize a citywide antiques bazaar; when murder enters the mix, they must slip into detective mode to find a killer) $6.99
Atherton, Nancy Aunt Dimity Down Under (Aunt Dimity #15: Lori Shepherd travels to New Zealand to look for the Pym sisters' brother Aubrey, a scoundrel who was banished by his family long ago) $7.99
Ault, Sandi Wild Penance (Jamaica Wild Prequel: Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild wonders if a recent, dramatic death she witnessed was part of a ritual by a secret religious group) $14.00
Bagley, Desmond High Citadel / Landslide (Omnibus reprint; 2 thrillers plus a short story) $9.99
Bartlett, Lorraine A Crafty Killing (Victoria Square #1: PBO; When her business partner is bludgeoned to death, Katie Bonner becomes manager of Artisans Alley. Business had been faltering, but did that provoke someone to murder?) $7.99
Berenson, Alex The Midnight House (John Wells #4: Wells must find out who is killing members of an interrogation team that was disbanded in the wake of public controversy; the trail of blood leads in an unexpected direction) $9.99
Berney, Lou Gutshot Straight (An ex-con and a housewife, on the run from the mob, head for Panama, looking to unload valuable religious artifacts of questionable provenance) $14.99
Blum, Deborah The Poisoner's Handbook (Nonfiction. 1915: A pair of forensic scientists begin their trailblazing chemical detective work, fighting to end an era when untraceable poisons offered an easy path to the perfect crime) $16.00
Boyd, William Ordinary Thunderstorms (A chance encounter in a London bistro leads to a series of malign accidents, through which a young man loses everything; he heads underground to try to figure out what to do with his life) $15.99
Brown, Rita&Sneaky Pie Cat of the Century (Mrs. Murphy #18: The Crozet gang gathers at Aunt Tally's alma mater in Missouri to celebrate her 100th birthday; Harry and her animal sleuths investigate when Inez vanishes from the college library) $7.99
Burton, Mary Merciless (PBO; Detective Malcolm Kier becomes convinced that defense attorney Angie Carlson is being targeted by a serial killer who removes every scrap of flesh from his victims' bodies) $6.99
Byerrum, Ellen Shot Through Velvet (Crime of Fashion #7: PBO; Fashion reporter Lacey Smithsonian finds one of the owners of a failing Virginia velvet factory dead, lashed to a spool of velvet and soaked in blue dye) $7.99
Casey, Donis The Sky Took Him (Alafair Tucker #4: 1915: A dying relative brings Alafair to Enid, OK; the disappearance of another relative brings her face to face with blackmail, murder, and twenty years of family secrets) $14.95
Casey, Donis Crying Blood (Alafair Tucker #5: 1915: An Indian boy trails Shaw Tucker home from a hunting trip, hoping to find the man who killed his brother. Shaw ties the boy up in his barn, then returns to find him with a spear through his heart. Who murdered the boy practically under Shaw's nose?; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
Clancy/Michaels, David The Hunted (Tom Clancy's Endwar: PBO; To capture the Snow Maiden, an operative of a secret group dedicated to world domination, US Special Forces Capt. Brent and his team will have to outmaneuver a terrorist faction bent on killing her) $9.99
Conant-Park, J/Conant, S Cook the Books (Gourmet Girl #5: A job assisting a cookbook writer brings Chloe in contact with her ex's friend Digger; when she later finds him charred in his apartment, she sets about looking for the killer. Includes recipes) $7.99
Coonts, Deborah Wanna Get Lucky? (Lucky O'Toole #1: While overseeing an adult film industry banquet, a spouse-swapping convention, and a high-tech conference, the head of Customer Relations at a Vegas resort sets out to solve a murder) $5.99
Coonts, S/Keith, W.H. Death Wave (Deep Black #9: The NSA's top secret Deep Black unit must prevent an act of geological terrorism that could devastate the east coast of the US) $25.99
Coulter, Catherine Twice Dead: Riptide / Hemlock Bay (FBI Thriller #5 / #6: Omnibus reprint) $15.00
Dare, Lila Polished Off (Southern Beauty Shop #2: PBO; An invitation to be a stylist at the Miss Magnolia Blossom Pageant turns into a nightmare for Grace, with protesters, frantic contestants, and then a very dead contest organizer) $7.99
Dean, Anna Bellfield Hall (Dido Kent #1: 1805: When her niece's fiance disappears after receiving a message at their engagement ball, and a few days later a young woman's body is found near the house, Miss Dido Kent wonders if the two mysteries are connected) $13.99
Dorsey, Tim Electric Barracuda (Serge Storms #13: His mounting body count has put a police task force on his trail, but Serge has a more pressing matter to attend to: his grandfather's old gang is suddenly broke, their life savings vaporized. They have a good idea who's behind it, but it's up to Serge to do something about it. Especially since it involves one of his obsessions: Al Capone's escapades in the Everglades) $24.99
Doyle, Arthur Conan Sherlock Holmes' Guide to Life: Lessons from the World's Smartest Detective (Holmes quotes categorized by topic for easy reference) $12.95
Eastland, Sam Eye of the Red Tsar (Pekkala #1: When the 1917 murders of the Romanovs must be quietly investigated over a decade later, Pekkala, the Tsar's most trusted ally, is brought to the room where they met their fate. He finds that, in a society built on secrets, some secrets are meant to stay buried) $15.00
Ellis, David Breach of Trust (Jason Kolarich #2: Chicago attorney Jason Kolarich's attempt to find out who killed his confidential informant Ernesto Ramirez lands him in the middle of an FBI probe of the corrupt governor of Illinois) $25.95
Estleman, Loren D. The Branch and the Scaffold (Judge Parker inherited a corrupt court and a lawless territory the size of Great Britain. For the next two decades, his implacable justice brought law and order to the West - and made him plenty of enemies) $6.99
Evans, Christy Drip Dead (Georgiana Neverall #3: PBO; When Georgiana crawls under her mother's house to check the pipes, she finds her mother's fiance dead in the dirt. She'll have to crawl into a few more dark spaces to find out what secrets the dead man was hiding) $6.99
Fielding, Joy The Wild Zone (A trio of playboys in South Beach make a bet on who will be first to seduce a mysterious young woman - not knowing that she is searching for the right man to kill her abusive husband) $7.99
Fluke, Joanne Apple Turnover Murder (Hannah Swensen #14: Hannah and her partner set up an apple turnover stand, and Hannah agrees to be a magician's assistant at a talent show. When the show's host is found dead, turnover in hand, it's up to Hannah to uncover a killer) $7.99
Funaro, Gregory The Impaler (Sam Markham #2: PBO; FBI agent Sam Markham pursues a serial killer who leaves victims impaled on wooden stakes in desolate rural areas) $6.99
Gary, Jordan Submerged (Blackpool #3: PBO; The renovation of the Blackpool waterfront turns dangerous as Molly and Michael find themselves embroiled in a board-member scandal, a suspected kidnapping, ransom, and murder) $7.99
George, Elizabeth This Body of Death (Thomas Lynley #16: When a woman's body is found in an unfrequented London cemetery, DI Lynley is called back from compassionate leave to help investigate; he and Havers trace the roots of the crime to a long-ago act of violence) $9.99
Gortner, C.W. The Tudor Secret (1553: Sent to spy on Princess Elizabeth, orphan Brendan Prescott is recruited to work as a double agent by her protector, William Cecil, in exchange for help unraveling the secrets of his past) $14.99
Graysmith, Robert The Girl in Alfred Hitchcock's Shower (Nonfiction; Marli Renfro, who played Janet Leigh's nude body double in Psycho , was raped and murdered in 1988 by a serial killer with a Hitchcock fetish. Or was she?) $7.99
Green, Tim False Convictions (Casey Jordan #3: Defense attorney Casey Jordan takes on the case of an indigent black man sentenced to life for a rape/murder. Her investigation meets with unexpectedly savage resistance) $7.99
Griffiths, Elly The Janus Stone (Galloway & Nelson #2: When the demolition of an old house in Norwich uncovers a child's skeleton - minus the skull - forensic archaeologist Ruth Galloway and detective Harry Nelson investigate) $26.00
Grimes, Martha Fadeaway Girl (Emma Graham #4: Continuing to investigate the strange disappearance of the Slade baby from the Belle Ruin Hotel over 20 years ago, 12-year-old Emma Graham is even more determined to learn the truth when the baby's father suddenly arrives in town) $26.95
Grimes, Martha The Black Cat (Richard Jury #22: Jury is requested on a case where a young woman has been murdered behind the village pub. The victim turns out to be the shy local librarian - and a posh city escort. When more escorts are killed, Jury must find the connection) $9.99
Grippando, James Money to Burn (Seven years after his first wife disappeared on their honeymoon, a successful investment banker discovers his accounts cleared out and his company in ruins - and the signs point to his first wife) $9.99
Gudenkauf, Heather These Things Hidden (PBO; Allison Glenn is sent to prison for a heinous crime, but it's her sister Brynn who carries the burden of what really happened that night. Their legacy of secrets is focused on one little boy, and if the truth is revealed, the consequences will be unimaginable) 15.95 Harris, Robert Conspirata (Cicero #2: Amidst treachery, vengeance, violence, and treason, Cicero continues his struggle to grasp supreme power in Rome) $16.00
Hart, John The King of Lies (Reissue; When North Carolina lawyer Work Pickens finds his father murdered, the investigation pushes a repressed family history to the surface, and he sees his own carefully constructed facade begin to crack) $14.99
Havill, Steven F. Comes a Time for Burning (Dr. Thomas Parks #2: 1892: When his clinic is swamped by an outbreak of Asian cholera, Dr. Thomas Parks is curious about the source of the contagion, especially when it appears that one of his nurses is in some way responsible; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
Haywood, B.B. Town in a Lobster Stew (Candy Holliday #2: PBO; At the Lobster Stew Cook-off, when an award-winning recipe is stolen and a 7-time contest champion mysteriously disappears, Candy must find out who's behind the crimes) $7.99
Hess, Joan The Merry Wives of Maggody (Arly Hanks #16: Mrs. Jim Bob organizes a charity golf tournament with a bass boat as a prize; when the prize winner turns up dead, nearly everyone in town is a suspect) $7.99
Higashino, Keigo The Devotion of Suspect X (A man who plotted to cover up the killing of his neighbor's abusive ex-husband matches wits with a police consultant, nicknamed Professor Galileo, who is convinced he was involved; unabridged CDs $39.99) $24.99
Higgins, Jack The Wolf at the Door (Sean Dillon #17: Someone is targeting members of an elite British intelligence unit; Dillon suspects an old nemesis, but proving it is going to be a difficult task) $9.99
Hogan, Chuck Devils in Exile (Conor Bard #2: A disillusioned Iraqi veteran joins a team of 'sugar bandits', who use their military skills to intercept major drug deals, taking the money and destroying the product; Boston's drug kingpins have put out a bounty on the team) $15.00
Houston, Victoria Dead Deceiver (Loon Lake #11: A woman's body is found wedged under a bridge on a cross-country ski trail; a former nun, now married, complains she's being stalked; and there are some problems at the International Ice Fishing Festival) $24.95
Jance, J.A. Fatal Error (Ali Reynolds #6: When an old friend from her California broadcasting days becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a cyber-sociopath, Ali Reynolds steps in to investigate) $25.99
Jones, Darynda First Grave on the Right (Charley sees dead people, and convinces them to 'go to the light'. But sometimes they're murder victims, and want her to bring the bad guys to justice) $21.99
Kelly, Sofie Curiosity Thrilled the Cat (Magical Cats #1: PBO; Minnesota librarian Kathleen Paulson becomes a murder suspect, and discovers that Owen and Hercules, two stray cats she's taken in, have magical powers. But can they solve a purr-fect murder?) $6.99
Kelner, Toni L.P. Blast from the Past (Where Are They Now #3: PBO; Action star John Laryea used to be on a kid's show. His former co-star Pete Ellis now drives a limo. When someone tries to run Laryea down, it's up to Tilda to clear Ellis' name) $6.99
Kent, Alexander In the King's Name (Bolitho #29: 1819: Captain Adam Bolitho is sent on an urgent and risky mission, making a fast passage from Plymouth to Freetown, West Africa, with secret orders for the senior officer there) $24.95
Knopf, Chris Bad Bird (Jackie Swaitkowski #2: Jackie looks into the death of a female pilot who had a family tree filled with ex-cons and a passenger list packed with Hampton high society) $25.99
Koontz, Dean The Door to December (Reissue; Pediatric psychiatrist Laura McCaffrey lost her daughter six years ago, when her husband kidnapped the little girl. Now he's dead, murdered, but will Laura be able to unravel the terrifying trauma he inflicted on the girl?) $16.00
Koryta, Michael The Cypress House (Arlen Wagner has an awful gift: he sees death in the eyes of men before it strikes. So when he awakens on a train and sees the telltale sign in all his fellow passengers, he tries to warn them. Only one listens. The two abandon the train, but are soon stranded at a boarding house in the path of a hurricane. There they face much deadlier threats than the storm, and Arlen's gift warns that they'll never leave alive) $24.99
Kratman, Tom Countdown: The Liberators (PBO; Wes Stauer and his fellow old soldiers, sailors, and airmen have mission: 'Our leader's heir has been kidnapped. We don't know where he is. The people who have him are numerous and well armed. Money is no object. We need you to get him back.' (Straight military action, not sf)) $7.99
Lambdin, Dewey Think Twice (Rosato & Associates #13: Bennie Rosato's evil identical twin buries her alive, then takes over Bennie's life. Determined to stay alive long enough to exact revenge, Bennie discovers that she is more like her sister than she ever imagined) $14.99
Lane, Andrew Death Cloud (Young Sherlock #1: YA; 1868: 14-year-old Sherlock Holmes and his American tutor investigate when two people die from symptoms that resemble the plague. (Endorsed by the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Literary Estate)) $16.99
Lee, Amanda Stitch Me Deadly (Seven Year Stitch #2: PBO; When an elderly woman brings a piece of antique embroidery into the shop, then promptly dies of unnatural causes, it's up to shop owner Maggie Singer to catch a crafty killer) $6.99
Lelic, Simon A Thousand Cuts (UK title: Rupture) (When a teacher shoots three pupils, another teacher, and then himself, DI Lucia May investigates and uncovers an ugly picture of bullying and harassment) $15.00
Levine, Paul Illegal (Brash lawyer Jimmy Payne helps a Mexican teen search for his mother, missing after crossing the border with a 'coyote', and uncovers a dark current of human trafficking) $7.99
Lowell, Elizabeth Death Echo (St. Kilda #5: Ex-CIA agent Emma Cross and former special ops team leader Mac Durand must put aside their attraction for each other as they work to stop a deadly plot that threatens an American city) $7.99
Lutz, Lisa The Spellmans Strike Again (Spellmans #4: Now head of Spellman Investigations, Izzy sets out to dig up some dirt on ex-cop Rick Harkey; her mom blackmails her into a series of blind dates with promising professionals; Rae launches a grassroots campaign to spring an innocent man from jail) $7.99
Maloney, Mack Operation Caribe (Pirate Hunters #2: PBO; Team Whiskey, Delta Force soldiers turned pirate hunters, go after a gang that has killed wealthy tourists and a boatload of police officers in the Bahamas) $7.99
Mankell, Henning Faceless Killers (Wallander #1: Reissue; Ystad Police Inspector Kurt Wallander must solve the brutal murders of an elderly farmer and his wife before the single tangible clue in the case inflames Sweden's smoldering anti-immigrant sentiments) $7.99
May, Peter Snakehead (China Thrillers #4: Beijing detective Li Yan and American forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell investigate a truck full of dead illegal Chinese immigrants in Texas) $14.95
McKevett, G.A. A Decadent Way to Die (Savannah Reid #16: When the 80-year-old creator of the world-famous Helene doll has several suspicious brushes with death, she hires plus-sized sleuth Savannah Reid to investigate) $24.00
Moore, James Subject Seven (YA; Years ago, scientists began developing the ultimate weapon: sleeper assassins housed in the bodies of teenagers. Now, Subject Seven has escaped, bent on destroying his creators) $9.99
Morrison, Boyd The Ark (Tyler Locke #1: Archaeologist Dilara Kenner and engineer Tyler Locke discover they have just seven days to find Noah's Ark before its secret is used once again to wipe out civilization) $7.99
Mosley, Walter Known to Evil (Leonid McGill #2: A young woman has disappeared, leaving murder in her wake. Alfonse Rinaldo, the power behind the throne at City Hall, hires PI Leonid McGill to track her down, but won't tell McGill his motives) $15.00
Mosse, Kate The Winter Ghosts (1928: In a snowbound village in the French Pyrenees, Freddie unearths a tragic, centuries-old mystery, and discovers his own role in the life of the remote town) $24.95
Myers, Tamar The Headhunter's Daughter (Amanda Brown #2: PBO; 1953: Amanda Brown, Captain Pierre Jardin, and their translator Cripple set out for a tribal village in the Belgian Congo to investigate the rumor that a white girl is living there as a member of the tribe) $13.99
Nesbo, Jo The Devil's Star (Harry Hole #3: Paired with a colleague that he believes is an arms smuggler, Harry is determined to expose him. As they investigate a pair of ritualistic murders, he finds the two investigations melding in unexpected ways) $14.99
Palmer, Daniel Delirious (Charlie Giles is an electronics whiz whose former employers are being murdered. As prime suspect, he turns to his schizophrenic brother for help uncovering the family secrets that lie at the heart of the unfolding terror) $25.00
Parker, Ann Leaden Skies (Silver Rush #3: 1880: Saloon owner Inez Stannart strikes a backroom deal with madam Frisco Flo; when one of Flo's women is murdered, Inez begins to have second thoughts) $14.95
Parker, Robert B. Split Image (Jesse Stone #9: The body in the trunk is just the beginning. What looks like a low-level mob hit takes on new meaning when a high-ranking crime figure is found dead on Paradise Beach. And when PI Sunny Randall comes to Paradise on a case, she and Jesse realize they have much in common) $9.99
Parks, Brad Faces of the Gone (Carter Ross #1: Investigative reporter Carter Ross discovers the connection between four Newark murder victims, which puts him in the path of a very ambitious killer) $14.99
Parks, Brad Eyes of the Innocent (Carter Ross #2: When a fire in Newark, NJ, kills two young boys left home alone, their mother spins reporter Carter Ross a tale of woe, but he discovers she isn't what she seems - and neither was the fire) $24.99
Patterson, J/Ledwidge, M Tick Tock (Michael Bennett #4: A bomb set in one of New York City's busiest places is discovered before it explodes, but relief turns to terror when the police realize it is just a warning of greater devastation to come; unabridged CDs $34.98) $27.99
Patterson, J/Paetro, M Swimsuit (In Hawaii to research the disappearance of a supermodel, LA Times reporter Ben Hawkins gets a shocking visit that pushes him into an irresistible deal with the devil) $9.99
Patterson, Richard North Silent Witness (Tony Lord #2: Reissue; After 28 years, criminal lawyer Tony Lord reluctantly returns to his Ohio hometown when an old friend, track coach Sam Robb, is accused of the death of a female team member who was pregnant with his child) $9.99
Perry, Anne The Sheen on the Silk (13th-century Constantinople: When her brother is accused of a crime, Anastasius works through each level of the city, from her humble neighbors to the emperor himself, seeking the truth) $16.00
Pickard, Nancy The Scent of Rain and Lightning (The man who was convicted of killing her father, and presumably her mother, is returning to Jody's Kansas hometown. His son, convinced his father is innocent, draws her into an investigation that endangers them both) $15.00
Rabkin, William Mind-Altering Murder (Psych: PBO; Gus decides he doesn't want to be a detective anymore, and gets a real job. But when an executive at Benson Pharmaceuticals turns up dead, he'll need Shawn's help to find the killer) $6.99
Robinson, Jeremy Instinct (Chess Team #2: The Chess Team is assigned to protect a CDC detective as she journeys to the Annamite Mountains of Vietnam to find the source of a weaponized new strain of a genetic disease) $7.99
Rosenfelt, David Down to the Wire (A source puts small-time reporter Chris Turley onto a couple of big stories, but Chris learns the tipster has gone to deadly lengths to 'help' him, and now wants something in return - or more people will die) $9.99
Rother, Caitlin Dead Reckoning (PBO; Nonfiction; Tom and Jackie Hawks are murdered by Skylar Deleon and his accomplices) $6.99
Sands, Stella The Good Son (PBO; Nonfiction; in an exclusive Texas community, a greedy son conspires with his girlfriend to murder his wealthy parents) $7.99
Sepulveda, Luis The Shadow of What We Were (Three aging friends, once militant Allende supporters, are called upon by anarchist The Shadow to carry out one final revolutionary gesture. When The Shadow dies on the way to the rendezvous, the three men turn to the most reckless of their former comrades, the bumbling Coco, for guidance) $15.00
Sheeran, James J. No Surrender (Nonfiction; memoir of a US paratrooper who was captured by Germans on D-Day, but escaped, fought with the French Resistance behind enemy lines, and then connected with Patton's advancing army) $25.95
Sims, Michael (ed) The Penguin Book of Victorian Women in Crime (Anthology; stories featuring the era's great crime-fighting females, plus a few choice female crooks) $16.00
Slaughter, Karin Broken (Grant County #8 / Will Trent #4: A young man's death by drowning, supposedly a suicide, turns into a murder investigation for detective Lena Adams and special agent Will Trent) $7.99
Spindler, Erica Blood Vines (In Sonoma, CA, to unearth her mysterious past, Alexandra Owens races to discover the connection between her terrifying visions and a string of ritualistic murders) $7.99
Stabenow, Dana A Cold Day for Murder (Kate Shugak #1: It's December in the Park, and a ranger is missing. But when the man sent to look for him also disappears, Park resident Kate Shugak, former investigator for the Anchorage DA, goes in search of them both) $24.95
Stabenow, Dana Though Not Dead (Kate Shugak #18: Stunned by the death of Old Sam, her 87-year-old uncle and foster father, Kate sets out to discover the fate of Sam's father, an outsider who disappeared long ago, along with a priceless tribal artifact; unabridged CDs $52.99) $25.99
Stace, Wesley Charles Jessold, Considered as a Murderer (England, 1923: Critic Leslie Shepherd recounts the story of composer Charles Jessold, who, on the eve of his new opera's premiere, murdered his wife and her lover, then committed suicide in a scenario that echoes the plot of his opera - which Shepherd helped write) $15.00
Stanley, Kelli The Curse-Maker (Arcturus #2: On holiday in Bath, Roman physician Arcturus and his wife find the sacred spring occupied - by the murdered body of a curse-maker whose curses actually come true) $24.99
Stanton, Mary Angel's Verdict (Beaufort & Company #4: PBO; After three months of handling appeals for condemned souls, Bree jumps at an opportunity to work for a living client. But working on elderly actress Justine Coville's will drags Bree right back into otherworldly troubles) $7.99
Sturges, P.G. Shortcut Man (Dick Henry spends his days hunting down con men and his nights fooling around with Lynette. Then he's hired to spy on porn king Artie Benjamin's wife: Lynette. Now he must find a way to satisfy Benjamin's curiosity and end his own addictive affair with Lynette, all without getting himself killed) $24.00
Taylor, Andrew The Anatomy of Ghosts (1786: Hired to catalogue a dead man's library, bookseller John Holdsworth is instead sent to Cambridge to check on the well-being of the man's son; once there, he is drawn into a mystery involving a woman's death and a secret society) $24.99
Tentler, Leslie Midnight Caller (Radio-show psychologist Rain Sommers is spooked by a caller who's obsessed with her and her murdered mother; FBI agent Trevor Rivette is convinced the caller is a serial killer who is stalking Rain) $7.99
Thomas, Leslie Dangerous Davies: The Last Detective (Dangerous Davies #1: Reissue; 'Dangerous' Davies is never his superiors' first choice for detecting crime, which leaves him plenty of time for picking through the cases that everyone else has forgotten) $14.95
Thompson, James Snow Angels (Inspector Vaara #1: Inspector Kari Vaara investigates when a beautiful Somali's body is found mutilated in a Lapland snowfield; the vicious killing may be a hate crime, a sex crime - or both) $14.00
Thompson, Keith Once a Spy (Drummond Clark #1: Ex-spy Drummond Clark's intricate knowledge of a device is extremely dangerous to have rattling around in his Alzheimer's-addled brain. The CIA wants to 'contain' him - and so do some shady characters) $7.99
Vorhaus, John The California Roll (Radar Hoverlander #1: Radar, a world-class con artist, is still looking for the one big scam that will set him up for life; trouble arrives in the form of Allie - either the last true innocent, or a con artist so slick she makes Radar look like a Quaker) $14.00
Webber, Heather Absolutely, Positively (Lucy Valentine #3: PBO; With her special talent in the news, Lucy's agency is swamped with clients. In between tracking down old flames, Lucy sets out to unmask the mystery man who has been throwing handfuls of cash across Boston Common) $7.99
White, Kate Hush (Warned not to date to avoid giving her husband leverage in a custody battle, Lake Warren has a one-night stand with a doctor. When she finds him dead the next morning, she lies to the police, then begins her own search for the truth) $14.99
Whittle, Tina The Dangerous Edge of Things (Tai Randolph #1: Tai thinks inheriting a Confederate-themed gun shop is her biggest problem - until she finds a murder victim in her brother's driveway. Then her brother flees, leaving her with the suspicions of the Atlanta PD pointed her way; $24.95 hc also available) $14.95
Wilhelm, Kate Heaven Is High (Barbara Holloway #12: Eugene, Oregon, attorney Barbara Holloway must find out the truth about a mute woman's ancestry to keep her from being deported back to Haiti) $24.99
Wilson, F. Paul Jack: Secret Circles (Repairman Jack YA #2: YA; When his five-year-old neighbor goes missing, Jack wonders if the Jersey Devil might be responsible. Or the strange circus that set up outside town) $7.99
Wilson, F. Paul Jack: Secret Vengeance (Repairman Jack YA #3: YA; A popular boy at school takes Weezy on a date, attacks her, and then smears her reputation. Weezy would rather forget it ever happened, but, with the help of the pineys, Jack plans to teach the boy a lesson) $15.99
Zeltserman, Dave Outsourced (When their jobs are outsourced, a group of software engineers comes up with a brilliant plan to use their computing skills to rob a bank. But they weren't expecting trouble with the Russian Mafiya) $14.95

Expected Mid February

Adam, Paul Escape from Shadow Island (Max Cassidy #1: Kids; 14-year-old Max is the world's foremost escape artist. 2 years after his father was murdered and his mother imprisoned for the crime, a mysterious man tells him that his mother is innocent and his father is still alive. A clue he provides takes Max from London to a sinister fortress on the Isla de Sombra in search of the truth) $5.99
Alpert, Mark The Omega Theory (David Swift #2: Science historian David Swift and quantum physicist Monique Reynolds must stop a team of religious fanatics from recreating the Big Bang and destroying humankind) $24.99
Atherton, Nancy Aunt Dimity and the Family Tree (Aunt Dimity #16: William Sr. has moved to Finch, and is renovating Fairworth House. But the estate has a shadowy past, and it'll take Aunt Dimity's otherworldly guidance to put an end to the strange occurrences there) $24.95
Axler, James Cradle of Destiny (Outlanders #56: PBO; Grant is plunged back through the vortex of time, forcing the rebels to lead a rescue party across a parallax to destroy a legendary god beast - before Grant is lost forever) $6.99
Berenson, Alex The Secret Soldier (John Wells #5: With the secret blessing of the CIA, ex-agent John Wells goes undercover to investigate a conspiracy that threatens the Saudi royal family) $25.95
Bowler, Tim Out of the Shadows (Blade #2: YA; Blade wakes up in the hospital. He's unsure who attacked him, but whoever it was will be back to finish him off. Soon Blade is on the run, gravely injured, and this time, if he plays dead, that's how he'll end up) $7.99
Boyd, Noah Agent X (Steve Vail #2: The FBI must track down an intelligence officer from the Russian embassy who has a list of Americans supplying secrets to the Russians; to keep the operation quiet, they turn to ex-agent Steve Vail) $24.99
Bradley, Alan The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (Flavia de Luce #2: A master puppeteer arrives in Bishop's Lacey in a broken van but leaves in a hearse; 11-year-old Flavia pieces together clues to solve what she believes is a murder - and maybe not the only one) $15.00
Bradley, Alan A Red Herring without Mustard (Flavia de Luce #3: The clever and unflappable 11-year-old sleuth uncovers a slew of misdeeds in the hamlet of Bishop's Lacey - mysteries involving a missing tot, a Gypsy fortune-teller, and a corpse in Flavia's own backyard; unabridged CDs $35.00) $23.00
Christie, A/Curran, J Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making (Nonfiction; extracts and reproductions from Christie's 73 long-hidden notebooks, plus two newly discovered Hercule Poirot stories) $16.99
Coonts, Deborah Lucky Stiff (Lucky O'Toole #2: Lucky sets out to discover who turned a less-than-savory Vegas oddsmaker into shark food) $24.99
Davys, Tim Tourquai (Mollisan Town #3: When wealthy Oswald Vulture is found headless in his office, Superintendent Larry Bloodhound and his team hunt for the missing head - it might be possible to reattach it to the victim and discover what happened and who was involved) $19.99
Donachie, David An Ill Wind (John Pearce #6: Toulon, 1793: With the Republican Army at the gates, Lt. Pearce is tasked with evacuating the hospital; he encounters Capt. Barclay, and matters between the men come to a head) $16.95
Donachie, David Blown Off Course (John Pearce #7: In London seeking protection for the Pelicans from a reluctant Admiralty, Pearce is offered employment by a smiling stranger: the very profitable but illegal task of fetching a ship laden with contraband back from France. But is the stranger all he appear to be?) $29.95
Gelardi, Julia P. From Splendor to Revolution: The Romanov Women, 1847-1928 (Nonfiction; follows the lives of four members of the tsarist dynasty during an era of massive change in Russia) $32.50
Gruber, Michael The Good Son (J. McNee #1: When a Scottish farmer's estranged brother is found hanging from a tree, the police claim suicide; PI J. McNee is about to uncover the disturbing truth behind the death) $14.99
Jaffarian, Sue Ann Ghost in a Polka Dot Bikini (Ghost of Granny Apples #2: A young starlet who died on Catalina Island in the 1960s won't cross over until Curtis comes for her. It's up to Emma and Granny to find out who Curtis is and how the starlet died) $14.95
Kent, Graeme Devil-Devil (Kella & Conchita #1: Solomon Islands cop Sgt. Ben Kella discovers American nun Sister Conchita trying to bury a skeleton at a mission station. After someone tries to shoot her, the unlikely pair team up to solve a bizarre series of murders) $25.00
Koehler, John Spies in the Vatican: The Soviet Union's War Against the Catholic Church (Nonfiction; the history of the Soviet Union's espionage and violence against the Catholic Church, from persecution of local priests to an assassination order against Pope John Paul II) $15.95
Logsted, Greg Alibi Junior High (Kids; Having been home-schooled by his dad, who he thinks is a CIA agent, Cody is trained in weapons, explosives, and martial arts. None of this has prepared him for junior high - but he'll need his special skills to protect him from a hidden threat) $5.99
Loweecey, Alice Force of Habit (Falcone & Driscoll #1: Giulia Falcone used to be a nun. Makeup and dating are new to her, and she has a crush on her boss, ex-cop PI Frank Driscoll. The case they're working on puts a stalker on her trail, with more danger ahead) $14.95
Marklund, Liza Red Wolf (Annika Bengtzon #5: Crime reporter Annika Bengtzon suspects that a journalist's murder is linked to an attack against an isolated Swedish air base. A series of murders follows as she tries to discover the truth) $25.99
Marston, Edward Under Siege (Daniel Rawson #4: 1708: After the victory at Oudenarde, Captain Daniel Rawson fights alongside the Duke of Marlborough, pushing further into French territories and laying siege to the fortress of Lille) $29.95
McDonald, Craig One True Sentence (Hector Lassiter #4: Paris, 1924: Literary magazine editors are being murdered; crime novelist Hector Lassiter, his best friend Ernest Hemingway, and mystery novelist Brinke Devlin set out to find the killer) $25.99
Miniter, Richard Mastermind: Inside the Secret World of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed (Nonfiction; the award-winning investigative journalist exposes the al Qaeda mastermind) $25.95
Mullen, Thomas The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers (Bank robbers Jason and Whit Fireson embark on a crime spree across the Depression-era Midwest, ending in a showdown in Indiana on the night they died . . .the first time) $15.00
Palmer, Michael A Heartbeat Away (When a terrorist group unleashes a deadly virus in the Capitol building during the State of the Union address, virologist Griffin Rhodes must unravel the secrets of the virus) $27.99
Parris, S.J. Heresy (Giordano Bruno #1: Giordano Bruno, a monk and scholar, goes to Oxford, officially for a debate on the Copernican theory of the universe, unofficially to gather information about a Catholic plot to overthrow Queen Elizabeth I. His mission is thrown off course by a series of grisly murders) $14.95
Patterson, James Angel (Maximum Ride #7: A doomsday cult's threat to the world brings Max, Fang, and friends together in Paris. And this time, it might just be little Angel who is the true heroine) $17.99
Peace, David Occupied City (1948: At a Tokyo bank, a man claims he is to treat everyone for dysentery. Soon, after ingesting the medicine, 12 employees are dead, the other 4 unconscious, and the man has fled) $15.00
Pelecanos, George Right as Rain (Strange & Quinn #1: Reissue; PI Derek Strange, a black ex-cop, is hired to investigate when a Washington, DC, police officer is shot by white fellow cop Terry Quinn. Although cleared in the official investigation, Quinn joins Strange's investigation to learn if his own prejudices led him to pull the trigger that night) $14.99
Pelecanos, George Hell to Pay (Strange & Quinn #2: Reissue; PIs Derek Strange and Terry Quinn are hired to find a suburban runaway who is now working as a prostitute. The two ex-cops think they know DC's dangers, but nothing in their experience has prepared them for the girl's pimp) $14.99
Pendleton, Don Powder Burn (Executioner #387: PBO; Bolan is dispatched to infiltrate and bring down a ruthless Colombian drug cartel that is targeting DEA agents and US diplomats) $4.99
Pendleton, Don Critical Intelligence (Stony Man #111: PBO; Threats erupt across the globe, exposing the ties and power of a nebulous organization with the strength to leverage the ultimate power play against Stony Man itself) $6.99
Penny, Louise A Fatal Grace (UK title: Dead Cold) (Inspector Gamache #2: Reissue; Chief Inspector Armand Gamache investigates the murder of a much-hated woman who recently moved to Three Pines) $14.99
Rabb, Jonathan The Second Son (Berlin #3: 1936: Half Jewish, Chief Inspector Nikolai Hoffner has been forced out of the police. He has already lost his elder son Sascha, who is fully entrenched in the Nazi regime. When his younger son Georg disappears in Spain, Hoffner is determined to save the one son he can) $26.00
Rees, Matt Beynon The Fourth Assassin (Omar Yussef #4: Arriving to visit his son in a heavily Palestinian area of Brooklyn, Omar Yussef discovers the beheaded body of one of the boy's roommates; his son is arrested as a suspect) $14.00
Rice, Christopher The Moonlit Earth (When her brother is apparently involved in a terrorist bombing, Megan uncovers a trail of secrets that snakes from the beaches of Thailand to the skyscrapers of Hong Kong) $15.00
Robertson, Imogen Instruments of Darkness (Westerman & Crowther #1: 1780: When Harriet Westerman finds a dead man on the grounds of her Sussex manor house, she recruits local anatomist Gabriel Crowther to help her find the murderer) $26.95
Rosenfelt, David On Borrowed Time (Rumor has it no one has ever gone to Kendrick Falls with Jen and come back the same. Richard is no exception - halfway up the mountain, he loses control of the car, and it rolls. Richard is shaken, but Jen is gone. He can't find her, the police can't find her - and no one in Richard's life will confirm Jen's existence) $24.99
Rylander, Chris The Fourth Stall (Kids; Grade-school fixers Mac and Vince agree to help a 3rd grader in need of protection, and end up dealing with a high-school crime boss, a graffiti ninja, the 9 most dangerous bullies at their school, and more) $15.99
Simms, Christopher Hell's Fire (Jon Spicer #4: When a charred corpse and satanic symbols are found in the smoking ruins of a church, Manchester DI Spicer discovers a horrifying religious underworld he didn't know existed) $14.95
Steinhauer, Olen The Nearest Exit (Milo Weaver #2: Before he can get back to the CIA's dirty work, Milo must prove his loyalty to his new bosses, who know little of Milo's background, and less about who is pulling the strings in the government) $14.99
Taylor, Brad One Rough Man (Pike Logan #1: In the black ops group Taskforce, Pike Logan is the best, and he's out to stop an attack by two independent operators with a powerful weapon) $25.95
Waites, Urban The Terror of Living (A smuggler and a sheriff cross paths in the mountains of Washington state when a shipment goes awry; both are forced into a terrifying chase when the suppliers send a hired killer to reclaim what's theirs) $24.99
Waller, Douglas C. Wild Bill Donovan: His Life, His Spies, His Secret Wars (Nonfiction; Waller draws on recently declassified documents in this biography of the father of modern espionage) $30.00
Whyman, Matt Goldstrike (Carl Hobbes #2: YA; Carl and Beth head for London, where Carl hopes the supercomputer at a high-security warehouse can keep them safe. But can the machine outwit the CIA and al Qaeda?) $8.99
Wishnia, Kenneth The Fifth Servant (Prague, 1592: When the body of a young Christian girl is found in a ghetto shop, a young Talmudic scholar must find the killer to save the Jewish community) $14.99
Yancey, Richard The Highly Effective Detective Crosses the Line (Teddy Ruzak #4: When a vicious psychopath targets Teddy's beloved Gal Friday, can Teddy save her without sacrificing everything he believes in?) $24.99

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