New Paperbacks 12/01/2016

The Detective's Secret Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781781857717
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Published: Head of Zeus - April 1st, 2016

Jack Harmon craves silence and a bird's eye view. From his new home in Palmyra Tower, he can raise binoculars to watch over west London. If he watches for long enough, he will learn who has secrets. He will learn who plans to kill. But Jack does not see everything. A man has died beneath a late-night train, and Jack's friend Stella, the detective's daughter, suspects it could have been murder.


Modern Crimes Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780750969833
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Published: History Press - January 1st, 2017

1924: still reeling from the effect of World War I, life in the city of Leeds is hard: poverty is rife, work is scarce, and crime is becoming more sophisticated. Bravely entering this maelstrom is one of the city's first policewomen to walk the beat, the resourceful, inquisitive, and practical WPC Lottie Armstrong.


Spouse on Haunted Hill Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780425283387
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Published: Berkley Books - December 6th, 2016

Alison's shady ex needs to use her haunted guesthouse as a hideout in the latest from the national bestselling author of Ghost in the Wind.


Crime and Catnip Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780425270226
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Published: Berkley Books - December 6th, 2016

Nick and Nora aren't just pussyfooting around this time as they deal with a missing person's case and murder.

While catering a gala for the Cruz Museum, Nora Charles agrees to look into the disappearance of director Violet Crenshaw's niece, a case previously undertaken by her frisky feline friend Nick's former owner, a private eye whose whereabouts are also currently unknown.


Family Jewels Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451477248
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 6th, 2016

When Stone Barrington takes on a wealthy heiress as his client, he finds himself handling a whole lot of trouble in this "this glossy, modern take on the classic detective story" (Publishers Weekly).


Dead, Bath, and Beyond Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780425265994
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Published: Berkley Books - December 6th, 2016

The New York Times bestselling series is back, as Katie Bonner owner of Artisans Alley in the quaint shopping district of Victoria Square attempts to solve a murder at a nearby B & B.


The Ghosts of Misty Hollow Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780425282083
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Published: Berkley Books - December 6th, 2016

The author of Ghost in the Guacamole returns as a spiritual medium and her spectral sidekick encounter murder and mystery in a Massachusetts farmhouse--

Mysterious plots abound when spiritual medium Emma Whitecastle offers aid to a famous novelist, but her spectral sidekick Granny Apples will help her write all the wrongs...


Frosty the Dead Man Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780425270820
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Published: Berkley Books - December 6th, 2016

A snow globe becomes a murder weapon in the latest cozy mystery from the national bestselling author of Snow Way Out and The Iced Princess.


Better Off Thread Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780451473851
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Published: Berkley Books - December 6th, 2016

Santa finds himself in a stitch of trouble in the tenth in the series from the national bestselling author of The Stitching Hour...


Prose and Cons Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780451477453
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Published: Berkley Books - December 6th, 2016

Magic, books, and cats collide in a village near Niagara Falls in the latest mystery from the author of Crime and Poetry...

In Cascade Springs, New York, Violet Waverly and her grandma, Daisy, are the proprietors of Charming Books, where the power of the written word is positively enchanting...


Books to Die for: The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels Cover Image
By John Connolly (Editor), Declan Burke (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781476710365
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Published: Atria Books - October 25th, 2016

The world's most beloved mystery writers celebrate their favorite mystery novels in this gorgeously wrought collection, featuring essays by Michael Connelly, Kathy Reichs, Ian Rankin, and more.


Black & Blue Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780316399180
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Published: Bookshots - December 6th, 2016

Is Harriet Blue as great a detective as Lindsay Boxer?
Harriet Blue, the most single-minded detective since Lindsay Boxer, won't rest until she stops a savage killer targeting female university students. But new clues point to a more chilling predator than she ever could have imagined.
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The Christmas Mystery: A Detective Luc Moncrief Mystery Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780316319973
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Published: Bookshots - December 6th, 2016

Have yourself a scary little Christmas.
In the heart of the holiday season, priceless paintings have vanished from a Park Avenue murder scene. Now, dashing French detective Luc Moncrief must become a quick study in the art of the steal--before a coldblooded killer paints the town red. Merry Christmas, Detective.
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The Vanishing Velazquez: A 19th Century Bookseller's Obsession with a Lost Masterpiece Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476762180
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Published: Scribner Book Company - November 8th, 2016

"As compelling and entertaining as a detective novel" (The Economist), the incredible true story--part art history and part mystery--of a Velazquez portrait that went missing and the obsessed nineteenth-century bookseller determined to prove he had found it.


A Study in Murder: A Doctor Watson Thriller Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781471135088
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Published: Simon & Schuster (UK) - August 2nd, 2016

An exciting Dr. Watson thriller perfect for all fans of Sherlock.

The year is 1917, and Dr. John Watson is held in a notorious POW camp deep in Germany to offer medical assistance to British prisoners.

With the Allied blockade, food is perilously scarce, and when a new prisoner is murdered everyone assumes the poor chap was killed for his Red Cross parcel.


Hidden Bodies Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476785639
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Published: Atria Books - November 1st, 2016

"There's something deeply insidious about the storytelling of Caroline Kepnes. As satire of a self-absorbed society, Kepnes hits the mark, cuts deep, and twists the knife." --Entertainment Weekly

"Obsessed." --Jessica Knoll, New York Times bestselling author of Luckiest Girl Alive


Dark Corners Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501119439
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Published: Scribner Book Company - November 15th, 2016

"A spectacularly creepy and macabre tale" (Entertainment Weekly) of blackmail, murders both accidental and opportunistic, and of one life's fateful unraveling--from Ruth Rendell, "one of the most remarkable novelists of her generation" (People), writing at her most mesmerizing. Rendell completed Dark Corners shortly before her death in 2015.


The Winterlings Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781632061096
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Published: Restless Books - November 1st, 2016

"Cristina-Sanchez-Andrade is, simply, one of the best writers in Spain. Her language is vastly rich. A memorable narration. A flawless and unusual novel." --El Correo Gallego


The Facefaker's Game Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781501147753
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Published: Simon & Schuster/ Simon451 - November 1st, 2016

For fans of Brandon Sanderson and Scott Lynch, a fantasy about a clever young beggar who bargains his way into an apprenticeship with a company of thieving magicians and uses his newfound skills in a vendetta against a ruthless crime lord.


The Operator Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501149917
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Published: Pocket Books - November 22nd, 2016

On-the-run ex-agent Peri Reed returns bigger and bolder than ever in this second highly-anticipated installment in #1 New York Times bestselling author Kim Harrison's new suspense trilogy, The Peri Reed Chronicles.

Peri Reed's job eats her mind, but for a special task agent in hiding, forgetting the past can be a blessing.


Every Mountain Made Low Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781781084663
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Published: Solaris - October 25th, 2016

Loxley Fiddleback can see the dead, but the problem is... the dead can see her.


No One Knows Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501118487
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Published: Gallery Books - November 1st, 2016

With the same page-turning suspense as The Girl on the Train and The Husband's Secret, New York Times bestselling author J.T. Ellison's No One Knows is a "riveting...skillfully plotted" (Publishers Weekly) thriller that questions if the narrator's husband really has returned from the dead--or if she's merely losing her mind.


What She Left Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476773902
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 8th, 2016

In this brilliantly modern novel of love, obsession, and revenge, a professor pieces together the life and mysterious death of a former student--and unearths a shocking revelation about her final days. "A deliciously modern take on the psychological thriller" (Daily Telegraph).


Dead Man's Land: A Doctor Watson Thriller Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781849839570
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Published: Simon & Schuster (UK) - July 12th, 2016

A stunning thriller and "a page-turning read" (Daily Mail) set in the trenches of World War I featuring beloved literary character and Sherlock Holmes's sidekick Dr. John Watson.

Deep in the trenches of Flanders Fields, men are dying by the thousands every day...so one more death shouldn't be a surprise.


The Knife Slipped Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781783299270
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Published: Hard Case Crime - December 6th, 2016

Lost for more than 75 years, The Knife Slipped was meant to be the second book in the series, but shelved when Gardner's publisher objected to (among other things) Bertha Cool's tendency to "talk tough, swear, smoke cigarettes, and try to gyp people." But this tale of adultery and corruption, of double-crosses and triple identities--however shocking for 1939--shines today as a glorious pres


Brutality Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101982501
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 6th, 2016

The return of gutsy, relentless Boston PI Fina Ludlow, who faces her most hard-hitting case yet in the critically acclaimed series by Ingrid Thoft.


A Season of Spells Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425272473
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Published: Ace Books - December 6th, 2016

In the latest novel from the author of Lady of Magick, Sophie and Gray Marshall must save the Kingdom of Britain from a tide of dark magic...


The Divided City Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425282915
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Published: Berkley Books - December 6th, 2016

Luke McCallin, author of The Pale House and The Man from Berlin, delivers a dark, compelling thriller set in post-World War II Germany featuring ex-intelligence officer Captain Gregor Reinhardt.