New Release Hardbacks 10/06/2015

The Diamond Caper Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385353908
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 6th, 2015

Bon vivant and expert sleuth Sam Levitt and his partner in love and intrigue, Elena Morales, return in the latest installment of the delightfully sun-splashed Provencal Caper series.


Against a Brightening Sky Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780765331847
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 6th, 2015

By 1919 the Great War has ended, peace talks are under way in Paris, and the world has been forever changed. Delia Martin, apprentice practitioner of magical arts, and her husband, Police Captain Gabriel Ryan, face the greatest challenge of their lives when fragments from the war descend on San Francisco.


Captain in Calico Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802124388
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Published: Mysterious Press - October 13th, 2015

George MacDonald Fraser was famed for his legendary Flashman series, featuring the incorrigible knave Harry Flashman. In the colorful standalone novel Captain in Calico, which has never been published, Fraser introduces another real-life anti-hero: Captain John Rackham, called "Calico Jack," an illustrious eighteenth-century pirate who marauded the Caribbean seas.


Savage Lane Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781940610641
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Published: Polis Books - October 13th, 2015

EVERY TOWN HAS ITS SECRETS


A Song of Shadows Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501118289
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Published: Atria Books - September 29th, 2015

Still recovering from his life-threatening wounds, private detective Charlie Parker investigates a case that has its origins in a Nazi concentration camp during the Second World War.


Ghost to the Rescue Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425276563
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Published: Berkley Books - October 6th, 2015

New York Timesbestselling author Carolyn Hart's ghostly gumshoe Bailey Ruth Raeburn is frequently amusing but this is the first time she's been a muse.


The Haunted Season Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250021441
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Published: Minotaur Books - October 6th, 2015

"A Demon Summer makes the case that Malliet may be the best mystery author writing in English at the moment (along with Tana French). She's certainly the most entertaining," raved The Cleveland Plain Dealer about the fourth Max Tudor Mystery.


Joyland (Illustrated Edition) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781783295326
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Published: Hard Case Crime - September 23rd, 2015

Stephen King's #1 Bestseller As You've Never Seen It Before

Featuring more than 20 illustrations by acclaimed artists Pat Kinsella, Robert McGinnis, and Mark Summers, this brand new edition of JOYLAND brings the carny world to life in all its bright and sinister glory.


The Ville Rat Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616956080
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Published: Soho Crime - October 6th, 2015

How much can murder buy on the black market in 1974 South Korea?


The Grave Soul: A Jane Lawless Mystery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250047700
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Published: Minotaur Books - October 6th, 2015

Ellen Hart was named the 2017 MWA Grand Master, the most distinguished lifetime achievement award offered in the mystery community.


Murder, She Wrote: The Ghost and Mrs. Fletcher Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451477361
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Published: New American Library - October 6th, 2015

In the USA Today bestselling Murder, She Wrote series--make room for Jessica Fletcher as she cleans house to catch a killer who hasn't got a ghost of a chance.

Jessica's friend, Eve Simpson is the town's premier real estate agent and has recently taken on the task of selling one of Cabot Cove's oldest properties--the Spencer Percy House, built in 1805 by a sea captain for his young


Judges Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781623656294
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Published: Maclehose Press Quercus - October 6th, 2015

Incorporating distinct traditions and styles of crime writing, the three novellas in Judges are united by a theme of idealistic judges in an often futile struggle against crime and corruption.


Parchment and Old Lace Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425266687
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Published: Berkley Books - October 6th, 2015

The New York Times bestselling author of Gossamer Ghost returns to the Big Easy and the historic Garden District, where scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand discovers a bride-to-be murdered in the legendary Lafayette Cemetery...


The Hot Countries Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616954468
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Published: Soho Crime - October 6th, 2015

Back when Poke Rafferty first arrived in Bangkok to write a travel guide, some of the old-timers in the Expat Bar on Patpong Road helped him make sense of the city. Now these men--many of whom have been living in Southeast Asia since the Vietnam War--have grown old and, in some cases, frail.


Little Sister Death Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781938103131
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Published: Dzanc Books - October 6th, 2015

David Binder is a young, successful writer living in Chicago and suffering from writer's block. He stares at the blank page, and the blank page stares back--until inspiration strikes in the form of a ghost story that captivated him as a child.


Plantation Shudders: A Cajun Country Mystery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781629532509
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Published: Crooked Lane Books - August 11th, 2015

Check in for some Southern hospitality in "Plantation Shudders," the Cajun Country series debut from Ellen Byron.


November Rain: A Carl Houseman Mystery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781611290493
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Published: Crooked Lane Books - September 15th, 2015

The Mistake I Made Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802124098
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Published: Grove Press - September 15th, 2015

The Mistake I Made is the latest page-turner from one of the England's most captivating new thriller writers. In her provocative and riveting third novel, Paula Daly focuses her masterful eye for psychological suspense and family drama on an indecent proposal that has fatal repercussions.


Swag Bags and Swindlers Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780758294982
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Published: Kensington Publishing Corporation - September 29th, 2015

Haley Randolph's 25th birthday is just around the corner, and the full-time fashionista knows it might be time to edge into being an "adult." All she has to do is ace the upcoming performance review for her hot L.A. event-planning gig, and she can finally quit her credit card-paying job at Holt's Department Store.


Nine Lives Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781629532486
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Published: Crooked Lane Books - October 27th, 2015

Icarus Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802124005
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - October 6th, 2015

South Africa's preeminent crime fiction writer, Deon Meyer is internationally acclaimed for his razor's-edge thrillers, unforgettable characters, and nuanced portrayals of contemporary life in his native country. The fifth pulse-pounder starring Captain Benny Griessel, a lead detective in South Africa's priority crimes unit, delves into the country's burgeoning tech and wine industries.


Speak the Dead Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781940610542
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Published: Polis Books - September 15th, 2015

When Sally Blue was six, a gunshot woke her and subsequently ripped her world apart. Jolted awake, Sally ran to her parents bedroom for comfort. Instead, she found her father myteriously missing and her mother slumped against the headboard, her nightgown shredded by a shotgun blast. Climbing on the bed, Sally cradled her mother's head, mindless of the blood and stench of death.


The Witch of Lime Street: Seance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307451064
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - October 6th, 2015

History comes alive in this textured account of the rivalry between Harry Houdini and the so-called Witch of Lime Street, whose iconic lives intersected at a time when science was on the verge of embracing the paranormal.


Tangled Vines: Greed, Murder, Obsession, and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250033222
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 6th, 2015

A New York Times Bestseller


A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms Cover Image
By George R. R. Martin, Gary Gianni (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780345533487
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Published: Bantam - October 6th, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY LOS ANGELES TIMES AND BUZZFEED - Taking place nearly a century before the events of A Game of Thrones, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R. R. Martin's ongoing masterwork, A Song of Ice and Fire.


Bats of the Republic: An Illuminated Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385539838
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Published: Doubleday Books - October 6th, 2015

"Archetypes of the cowboy story, tropes drawn from sci-fi, love letters, diaries, confessions all abound in this relentlessly engaging tale. Dodson has quite brilliantly exposed the gears and cogs whirring in the novelist's imagination. It is a mad and beautiful thing.
--Keith Donohue, TheWashington Post


Purgatory Gardens Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781632206404
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Published: Skyhorse Publishing - August 25th, 2015

Sammy Dee is a mid-level Long Island mafioso in witness protection. Didier Onyekachukwu was the corrupt minister of finance of the former Upper Volta. Both men find themselves in middle age, living in the Southern California version of genteel poverty in a down-market condo complex called Paradise Gardens. Enter Marcy Gray, a "mature" actress barely getting by on a meager SAG pension.


Stillwater: A Jack McBride Mystery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781634502269
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Published: Skyhorse Publishing - October 6th, 2015

Big secrets run deep.

Former FBI agent Jack McBride took the job as Chief of Police for Stillwater, Texas, to start a new life with his teenage son, Ethan, away from the suspicions that surrounded his wife's disappearance a year earlier.


Painting Death Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781628725933
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Published: Arcade Publishing - October 6th, 2015

Morris Duckworth has a dark past. Having married and murdered his way into a wealthy Italian family, he has become a respected member of Veronese business life. But it's not enough.


The Murder House Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316410984
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Published: Little Brown and Company - September 28th, 2015

It has an ocean-front view, a private beach--and a deadly secret that won't stay buried.


Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501111198
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Published: Scribner Book Company - October 6th, 2015

Collected and introduced by the bestselling author of The Time Traveler's Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry--including her own fabulous new illustrations for each piece, and a new story by Niffenegger--this is a unique and haunting anthology of some of the best ghost stories of all time.


The Bark Before Christmas Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780758284587
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Published: Kensington Publishing Corporation - September 29th, 2015

If you like dogs, you ll love Laurien Berenson's Melanie Travis mysteries Joanne Fluke, New York Times bestselling author

Melanie Travis has her hands full with her two young sons, a part-time job, and a half dozen Poodles to her name. But even with the busy holiday season approaching, she still has time to sniff out a Christmastime killer


The Wilson Deception Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780758290694
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Published: Kensington Publishing Corporation - September 29th, 2015

Terrific Thebook sfun part is its name game, as familiar historic figures mingle with made-up characters The storyline's dangling threads are braided into a tight, clever finish, worthy of a vintage spy caper or 007's own playbook. Now which president will Stewart select for his next escapade? The Washington Post


A Beeline to Murder Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781617739095
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Published: Kensington Publishing Corporation - September 29th, 2015

From peacekeeper to beekeeper
After an injury forced her to leave the police department, Abigail Mackenzie started a second career as a farmer. Raising chickens, harvesting honey from her bee colony, and growing heirloom vegetables on her farmette in the beautiful Bay Area town of Las Flores, Abby has embraced all the benefits of a peaceful life.


Buffalo Trail: A Novel of the American West Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399165429
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 6th, 2015

New York Times bestselling author of The Last Gunfight Jeff Guinn once again brings the Old West to life in the grand follow-up to Glorious.
After barely escaping nemesis Killer Boots in the tiny Arizona Territory town of Glorious, Cash McLendon is in desperate need of a safe haven somewhere anywhere on the frontier.


Robert Kirkman's the Walking Dead: Invasion Cover Image
By Robert Kirkman (Created by), Jay Bonansinga
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ISBN: 9781250058508
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Published: Thomas Dunne Books - October 6th, 2015

Out of the ashes of a devastated Woodbury, Georgia, two opposing camps of ragtag survivors develop - each one on a collision course with the other.


The Secret Chord Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780670025770
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Published: Viking - October 6th, 2015

A page turner. . .Brooks is a master at bringing the past alive. . .in her skillful hands the issues of the past echo our own deepest concerns: love and loss, drama and tragedy, chaos and brutality. Alice Hoffman, The Washington Post


The Outsider: My Life in Intrigue Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399176074
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 6th, 2015

From Frederick Forsyth, the grand master of international suspense, comes his most intriguing story ever his own.

For more than forty years, Frederick Forsyth has been writing extraordinary real-world novels of intrigue, from the groundbreaking The Day of the Jackal to the prescient The Kill List.


The Searcher Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062329721
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Published: William Morrow & Company - October 6th, 2015

The author of the acclaimed Sanctus trilogy conjures an eerie epic of good and evil, retribution and redemption--the first novel in the mesmerizing Solomon Creed series in which a man with no memory of his past must save a lost soul in a small Arizona town.


Saturn Run Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399176951
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 6th, 2015

"Fans of Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers will eat this up." --Stephen King

For fans of THE MARTIAN, an extraordinary new thriller of the future from #1 New York Times-bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Sandford and internationally known photo-artist and science fiction aficionado Ctein.


The Dead Student Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802123374
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Published: Mysterious Press - October 6th, 2015

A master of the psychological thriller, bestselling author John Katzenbach is an unrivaled investigator of that most primal human motive--revenge. A tense, penetrating novel, The Dead Student follows a young man set on avenging his uncle, no matter the consequences.