New Release Paperbacks 12/08/2015

In the Company of Sherlock Holmes: Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon Cover Image
By Leslie S. Klinger (Editor), Laurie R. King (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781605989174
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Published: Pegasus Books - December 7th, 2015

Now, Laurie R. King, author of the New York Times-bestselling Mary Russell series (in which Holmes plays a co-starring role), and Leslie S. Klinger, editor of the New Annotated Sherlock Holmes, have assembled a stellar group of contemporary authors from a variety of genres and asked them to create new stories inspired by that canon.


Tartan Noir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781910449080
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Published: Freight Books - July 2015

Celebrated for his incisiveinterviews, an acclaimed critic of crime writing delivers a fascinating study of Scotland's Tartan Noir movement

Fascinating, scholarly, yethighly accessible, thisstudy of the Tartan Noir literary movement examines a number of high profile best-selling crime writers, includingWilliam McIlvaney, Stuart McBride, Caro Rasmay, Ian Rankin, Val McDermid, Quintin Jardine, Lou


The Lying Down Room Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781447244431
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Published: Pan MacMillan - December 2015

The first installment in a stunning debut crime series, set in Paris and featuring Chief Inspector Serge Morel
"At night Armand lay in bed with a sadness in his heart that ballooned until there was room for nothing else. He thought with horror of the lying-down room . . . "


The King's Return Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780552166126
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Published: Corgi Books - July 23rd, 2015

Murder, deceit and lies under a new monarch in 17th century London.

The king's coronation brings hope. Until a murderer strikes.

Spring 1661


Dog Will Have His Day Cover Image
By Fred Vargas, Sian Reynolds (Translator)
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ISBN: 9780099589884
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Published: Vintage Books - May 19th, 2015

How do you solve a murder without a body? A brilliant Three Evangelists novel from France's utterly original bestselling crime writer.
Shortlisted for the CWA International Dagger
HOW DO YOU SOLVE A MURDER WITHOUT A BODY?


Death of a Scholar: The Twentieth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780751549768
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Published: Sphere - August 4th, 2015

In the summer of 1358 the physician Matthew Bartholomew returns to Cambridge to learn that his beloved sister is in mourning after the unexpected death of her husband, Oswald Stanmore.


The Queen's Man Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781848548480
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Published: Hodder & Stoughton - January 12th, 2016

Includes BONUS short story


Guns of Brixton Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781907565809
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Published: Caffeine Nights Publishing - December 4th, 2014

A foul-mouthed, violently comic crime caper, full of gaudy characters and dialogue sharp enough to shave with When London gangster Mad Tony Cook gives aging thugs Big Jim and Kenny Rogan the simple task of collecting a briefcase from northern courier Half-Pint Harry he doesn't suspect that the courier will end up dead in his lock-up, or that Kenny and Big Jim will then dress up in drag to r


Goodbye, Piccadilly: War at Home, 1914 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780751556285
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Published: Sphere - February 3rd, 2015

In 1914, Britain faces a new kind of war. For Edward and Beatrice Hunter, their children, servants and neighbours, life will never be the same again. Perfect for fans of Downton Abbey and Barbara Taylor-Bradford.


MR Scarletti's Ghost: A Mina Scarletti Mystery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780750960502
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Published: History Press - December 2015

The first book in an exciting new Victorian murder mystery series featuring a young female detective


The Mickey Mantle Murder Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781634240314
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Published: Trine Day - July 2015

The 1952 Mickey Mantle baseball card is a treasured artifact: the iconic card, depending on condition, can sell for up to half a million dollars. In "The Mickey Mantle Murder," the card is the centerpiece of an international geopolitical murder.


The Death Seasons: Book 19 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780349403113
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Published: Piatkus - September 15th, 2015

A complex case . . .
When DI Wesley Peterson is summoned to investigate a killing, he assumes that the case is a routine matter. But soon dark secrets and deadly deceptions start to emerge from the victim's past, and Wesley begins to realise that a simple incident of cold-blooded murder is altogether more calculated and complicated that he could ever imagine.


Truly Criminal: A Crime Writers' Association Anthology of True Crime Cover Image
By Martin Edwards (Editor), Peter James (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780750961103
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Published: History Press - July 2015

Real life crimes, famous and forgotten, re-examined by leading crime writers A superb collection of brand new and original essays about famous and obscure real life crimes, Truly Criminal showcases a group of highly regarded, award-winning writers who all share a special passion for crime.


The Kings of London Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316246880
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Published: Mulholland Books - December 8th, 2015

In Breen and Tozer's London, a battle for the soul of the city is being fought between cops and criminals, the corrupt and the corruptible.


The Hitchcock Murders Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781908122858
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Published: Cutting Edge Press - April 2015

There's a serial killer on the loose--he's inspired by Hitchcock, and he's DCI Josa Jilani's problem There's a psycho out there. He's murdering a young woman every Tuesday, killing in gruesome ways identical to Hitchcock death scenes. Forced on a fast-track scheme for ethnic minority officers, Josa Jilani has been rocketed to Detective Superintendent with the London Met.


A Barrow Boy's Cadenza Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781909273962
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Published: Urbane Publications - September 15th, 2015

A double murder, rocket attacks, and a sinister plot have DCI Jack Austin undercover and trying to keep solve a case that goes far above his station


Guns of Brixton Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781907565809
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Published: Caffeine Nights Publishing - December 4th, 2014

A foul-mouthed, violently comic crime caper, full of gaudy characters and dialogue sharp enough to shave with When London gangster Mad Tony Cook gives aging thugs Big Jim and Kenny Rogan the simple task of collecting a briefcase from northern courier Half-Pint Harry he doesn't suspect that the courier will end up dead in his lock-up, or that Kenny and Big Jim will then dress up in drag to r


Land of the Blind Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781472213785
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Published: Headline - August 4th, 2015

Istanbul - in antiquity, called the Land of the Blind - is a city where old and new collide, and the fallout can be deadly...


The Fifth Heart Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316198790
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Published: Back Bay Books - December 8th, 2015


In 1893, Sherlock Holmes and Henry James come to America together to solve the mystery of the 1885 death of Clover Adams, wife of the esteemed historian Henry Adams--member of the Adams family that has given the United States two Presidents. Clover's suicide appears to be more than it at first seemed; the suspected foul play may involve matters of national importance.


The Barchester Murders Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781910208083
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Published: Robert Hale & Company - May 2015

A twist sure to thrill fans of the Chronicles of Barsetshire, Anthony Trollope must solve a mystery linked to Reverand Septimus HardingWhen Anthony Trollope visits Salisbury for the first time he thinks the city is idyllic until an old man called Thomas Rider is found brutally murdered in the almshouse known as Hiram's Hospital.


The Cheapside Corpse Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780751552812
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Published: Sphere - November 24th, 2015

London in the spring of 1665 is a city full of fear. There is plague in the stews of St Giles, the Dutch fleet is preparing to invade, and a banking crisis threatens to leave Charles II's government with no means of paying for the nation's defence.