August 5th, 2014 Paperbacks

Codex Born Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780756408398
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Published: Daw Books - August 5th, 2014

Hugo winner Jim C. Hines's hilarious and clever Magic ex Libris series, where books come alive and libriomancer Isaac Vainio combats magical threats that spring from the page


Walking in the Midst of Fire Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451465467
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Published: Roc - August 5th, 2014

Once he was known as the angel Remiel, but generations ago, Boston PI Remy Chandler chose to renounce Heaven and live on Earth, where he found a secure place among ordinary humans....


Downfall Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451465290
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Published: Roc - August 5th, 2014

I let it go--all of it. Everything I'd been saving up all my life, building and growing inside me, too much to hold in one half-human body. It pushed and fought to be free with a force that turned me into a bomb with a timer vibrating on zero. I was free.
But so was everything I'd fought so hard not to be....


W Is for Wasted Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425271575
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Published: Berkley Books - August 5th, 2014

The first victim was a local PI of suspect reputation who d been gunned down near the beach at Santa Teresa. The other body was found on the beach six weeks later a homeless man with Kinsey Millhone's name and number written on a slip of paper in his pants pocket.
Two seemingly unrelated deaths, one a murder, the other apparently of natural causes.


The Wrong Girl Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765369147
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Published: Forge - July 29th, 2014

Award-winning and "Boston Globe" bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan presents a spine-chilling, heart-wrenching suspense novel that explores a terrifying scenario striking at the heart of every family.


Strong Rain Falling Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765368393
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Published: Forge - July 29th, 2014


Jon Land's bestselling series featuring Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong continues in "Strong Rain Falling. "


Deceived Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425270158
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Published: Berkley Books - August 5th, 2014

An almost twenty-year-old unsolved murder from Florida's pot-hauling days gets Hannah Smith's attention, but so does a more immediate problem. A private museum devoted solely to the state's earliest settlers and pioneers has been announced, and many of Hannah's friends and neighbors in Sulfur Wells are being pressured to make contributions.


The Kill List Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451467638
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Published: Signet Book - August 5th, 2014

An extraordinary cutting-edge suspense novel from the "king of the pack" (The Washington Times), #1 New York Times bestselling author Frederick Forsyth.


It Happens in the Dark Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425270875
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Published: Berkley Books - August 5th, 2014

The reviews called it "A Play to Die For" after a woman was found dead in the front row. It didn't seem so funny the next night when another body was found--this time the playwright himself, his throat slashed. Detective Kathy Mallory of the NYPD Special Crimes Unit takes over, but isn't getting a straight answer from anyone.


Vicious Circle Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250051134
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 29th, 2014

Internationally bestselling author Wilbur Smith returns with "Vicious Circle"--a heart-racing story of family secrets, greed, and revenge.

Hector Cross left behind a career of high risks and warfare when he married his beloved Hazel Bannock. But after his new life is tragically upended, he recognizes the ruthless hand of an old enemy behind the attack.


The Mystery of the Pirate's Treasure Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781606845172
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Published: Egmontusa - August 5th, 2014

New in paperback A fun interactive mystery with a hunt for pirate treasure. Crack codes along with the multicultural cast of characters. Common Core and STEM connections make for easy classroom use.


The Howling Ghost Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481410526
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - August 5th, 2014

Go on a ghostly hunt for a missing boy in this second book in New York Times bestselling author Christopher Pike's Spooksville series--now on TV


The Mystery in the Forbidden City Cover Image
By Harper Paris, Marcos Calo (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781481402996
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Published: Little Simon - August 5th, 2014

Ethan and Ella find an ancient map and explore a Chinese palace in the fourth book of Greetings from Somewhere, a chapter book series about mystery, travel, and adventure.


Ship of Secrets Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781442490451
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - August 5th, 2014

Frank and Joe solve a mystery on the high seas in this Hardy Brothers Secret Files adventure.


The Hardy Boys Secret Files Collection, Books 1-5: Trouble at the Arcade; The Missing Mitt; Mystery Map; Hopping Mad; A Monster of a Mystery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481414739
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - August 5th, 2014

It's five times the mysteries--and five time the fun--with this paperback boxed set of The Hardy Boys Secret Files adventures

When there's trouble brewing in Bayport, brothers Frank and Joe Hardy are the go-to guys for solving cases. Help crack the first five cases in the Hardy Boys chapter book series


The Book of Lost Things Cover Image
By Cynthia Voigt, Iacopo Bruno (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780307976826
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Published: Yearling Books - August 5th, 2014

Newbery medalist Cynthia Voigt presents a rollicking mystery in three acts

Max's parents are missing. They are actors, and thus unpredictable, but sailing away, leaving Max with only a cryptic note, is unusual even for them. Did they intend to leave him behind? Have they been kidnapped?


A Blind Goddess Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616953775
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Published: Soho Crime - August 5th, 2014

March, 1944: US Army Lieutenant Billy Boyle, back in England after a dangerous mission in Italy, is due for a little R&R, and also a promotion. But the now-Captain Boyle doesn't get to kick back and enjoy his leisure time because two upsetting cases fall into his lap at once.


What We See When We Read Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804171632
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Published: Vintage Books - August 5th, 2014

A San Francisco Chronicle and Kirkus Best Book of the Year
A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading--how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader.


Alex Cover Image
By Pierre Lemaitre, Frank Wynne (Translator)
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ISBN: 9781623651244
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Published: Maclehose Press Quercus - August 5th, 2014

Upon winning the prestigious 2013 Crime Writers Association International Dagger Award, the judges praised Alex by saying, "An original and absorbing ability to leash incredulity in the name of the fictional contract between author and reader...


The October List Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455576678
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - August 5th, 2014

One of Kirkus Review's "Best Books of 2013"

The shocking end is only the beginning . . .

#1 bestselling author Jeffery Deaver has created the most riveting and original novel of the year-a race-against-the-clock mystery, told in reverse.

THE OCTOBER LIST


The Blackhouse Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781623659998
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Published: Quercus Books - August 5th, 2014

From acclaimed author and dramatist Peter May comes the Barry award-winning The Blackhouse, the first book in the Lewis Trilogy--a riveting mystery series set on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland's Outer Hebrides.


An Old Betrayal Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250049100
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 5th, 2014

In An Old Betrayal, the seventh book of Charles Finch's bestselling series of Victorian mysteries, a case of mistaken identity has Charles Lenox playing for his highest stakes yet: the safety of Queen Victoria herself.


After the Funeral Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062357311
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Published: William Morrow & Company - August 5th, 2014

Hercule Poirot is called on to investigate the murder of a brother and sister, in this classic Agatha Christie mystery now available in an updated edition with a foreword Sophie Hannah.

"He was murdered, wasn't he?"


The Resurrectionist Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393348811
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 4th, 2014

At South Carolina Medical College, Dr. Jacob Thacker is on probation for Xanax abuse. His interim career--working university public relations--takes an unnerving detour into the past when the bones of African American slaves are unearthed on campus.


The Gifted Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780771009990
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Published: McClelland & Stewart - August 5th, 2014

A national bestseller in hardcover, the 14th Joanne Kilbourn novel is as rich in human drama as all the series: Jo and Zack's young daughter's precocious artistic talent draws the attention of people who may not be at all what they seem. A treat for readers of Louise Penny's Inspector Gamache series as well as Gail Bowen's devoted fans.


Rest and Be Thankful Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781781161579
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Published: Titan Books (UK) - August 5th, 2014

They were worlds apart. Sarah Bly, a sophisticated career woman on a chauffeur-driven tour of America with the wealthy Mrs Margaret Peel. Jim Brent, a tough, old-fashioned cowboy, ill at ease away from his rugged mountain ranch. Yet a wrong turn on a remote road in Wyoming unexpectedly brings them together.


Blood Games Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451415202
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Published: New American Library - August 5th, 2014

-IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A VAMPIRIC ROLE MODEL, YOU COULDN'T DO ANY BETTER THAN MERIT....CHICAGO IS LUCKY TO HAVE HER.---#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Charlaine Harris


An Apple for the Creature Cover Image
By Charlaine Harris (Editor), Toni L. P. Kelner (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780425257043
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Published: Ace Books - August 5th, 2014

Includes an original Sookie Stackhouse story
TALES OUT OF SCHOOL BY ILONA ANDREWS - AMBER BENSON - RHYS BOWEN - MIKE CAREY - CHARLAINE HARRIS - DONALD HARSTAD - STEVE HOCKENSMITH - NANCY HOLDER - FAITH HUNTER - TONI L. P. KELNER - MARJORIE M. LIU - JONATHAN MABERRY - THOMAS E. SNIEGOSKI


The Counterfeit Lady Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425266618
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Published: Berkley Publishing Group - August 5th, 2014

"The new mystery set in Victorian England from the author of "The Vanishing Thief...
"Who would suspect antiquarian bookseller Georgia Fenchurch of leading a double life as a private investigator for the clandestine Archivist Society in Victorian London? When England's national security is compromised, Georgia must pose as a titled lady to root out a spy "


The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451414731
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Published: New American Library - August 5th, 2014

NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED
In the latest Pink Carnation novel from New York Times bestselling author Lauren Willig, rumors spreading among the ton turn deadly as a young couple unites to solve a mystery....


Seven for a Secret Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425270882
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Published: Berkley Publishing Group - August 5th, 2014

One of The Wall Street Journal's Ten Best Mysteries of the Year
"Amazing...This is a series for the ages, it's so spectacular."--Gillian Flynn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Gone Girl

1846: In New York City, slave catching isn't just legal--it's law enforcement.


By My Hand: The Christmas of Commissario Ricciardi Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609452063
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Published: Europa Editions - August 5th, 2014

The Objects of Her Affection Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781402294242
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - August 12th, 2014

"'Similarly thrilling' to Gone Girl...Smart social commentary meets taut heist when mom Sophie dips her toe into the black market art world, just so her family can have a nice home." -- Better Homes & Garden

Her Heists Paid the Bills.
Her Family Paid the Price.


Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781451645170
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 5th, 2014

The New York Times bestselling, authoritative account of the life of Charles Manson, filled with surprising new information and previously unpublished photographs: "A riveting, almost Dickensian narrative...four stars" (People).


Anarchy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781451661682
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Published: Atria Books - August 5th, 2014

The second novel in an astonishingly imaginative fantasy trilogy that began with the critically acclaimed and "supernaturally entertaining" (Kirkus Reviews) Advent. Look for the thrilling series conclusion, Arcadia, coming soon


Just One Evil Act Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451467843
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Published: New American Library - August 5th, 2014

#1 New York Times bestselling author of The Punishment She Deserves Elizabeth George delivers another masterpiece of suspense in her Inspector Lynley series: a gripping child-in-danger story that tests Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers as never before.


Night at the Vulcan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781937384593
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Published: Felony & Mayhem - June 7th, 2014

Swing, Brother, Swing Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781937384586
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Published: Felony & Mayhem - June 7th, 2014

Final Curtain Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781937384579
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Published: Felony & Mayhem - June 7th, 2014

Died in the Wool Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781937384562
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Published: Felony & Mayhem - June 7th, 2014

Blotto, Twinks and the Bootlegger's Moll Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781937384920
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Published: Felony & Mayhem - March 21st, 2014