New Hardcovers 09/14/2016

Nutshell Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385542074
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Nan A. Talese - September 13th, 2016

New from the bestselling author of Atonement and The Children Act

Ascension (Alvise Marangon Mysteries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250108524
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Thomas Dunne Books - September 13th, 2016

When a young tour guide, Alvise Marangon, offers to help an English Grand Tourist, little does he know that it will lead to his being embroiled in blackmail and conspiracy. To add to his woes, he is then forcibly recruited into the city's powerful secret service to investigate a murder case. A reluctant spy he may be, but he is a gifted one.

Sun, Sand, Murder: A Mystery (Teddy Creque Mysteries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250088291
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - September 13th, 2016

As a Special Constable, Teddy Creque is the only police presence on the remote, sun-drenched island of Anegada, nestled in the heart of the British Virgin Islands. In all his years on the job, Teddy has never considered the possibility that he might have to address an actual crime on his peaceful island. That is, until he receives a hysterical call about a dead man on the beach.

Sweet Lamb of Heaven Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393285543
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 3rd, 2016

Lydia Millet's chilling new novel is the first-person account of a young mother, Anna, escaping her cold and unfaithful husband, a businessman who's just launched his first campaign for political office. When Ned chases Anna and their six-year-old daughter from Alaska to Maine, the two go into hiding in a run-down motel on the coast.

Foretold by Thunder: A Thriller Cover Image
Email or call 713-524-8597 for price
ISBN: 9781468312966
Availability: Special Order
Published: Overlook Press - August 9th, 2016

When journalist Jake Wolsey stumbles upon a declassified file showing Winston Churchill's interest in the ancient, esoteric Etruscan civilisation his curiosity is piqued--but a series of deadly coincidences seems to surround the file and everyone who knows of its existence. Wolsey soon attracts the unlikely attention of alluring archaeologist Florence Chung--and that of MI6.

The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood: The Spy Who Stole the Crown Jewels and Became the King's Secret Agent Cover Image
Email or call 713-524-8597 for price
ISBN: 9781681771441
Availability: Special Order
Published: Pegasus Books - June 14th, 2016

This man was Colonel Thomas Blood, a notorious turncoat and fugitive from justice. Nicknamed the 'Father of all Treasons, ' he had been involved in an attempted coup d'etat in Ireland as well as countless plots to assassinate Charles II. In an age when gossip and intrigue ruled the coffee houses, the restored Stuart king decided Blood was more useful to him alive than dead.

The Night Bell (Detective Hazel Micallef Mystery) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781681771656
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Pegasus Books - August 9th, 2016

The new novel in this acclaimed series is brilliantly paced, addictively suspenseful--the author's best yet.

Hazel Micallef (played by Susan Sarandon in the recent film of the series' debut, The Calling) has become one of crime writing's most memorable detectives. The Night Bell moves between the past and the present in Port Dundas, Ontario, as two mysteries converge.

The Service of the Dead Cover Image
ISBN: 9781681771274
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Pegasus Books - May 3rd, 2016

Political unrest permeates York at the cusp of the fifteenth century, as warring factions take sides on who should be the rightful king--Richard II or his estranged, powerful cousin in exile, Henry Bolingbroke. Independent minded twenty-year-old Kate Clifford is struggling to dig out from beneath the debt left by her late husband.

Forbidden Love in St. Petersburg: A Thriller Cover Image
By Mishka Ben-David, Dan Gillon (Translator)
ISBN: 9781468310214
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Overlook Press - May 17th, 2016

Yogev Ben-Ari has been sent to St. Petersburg by the Mossad, ostensibly to network and set up business connections. His life is solitary, ordered, and lonely--until he meets Anna. Neither is quite what they seem to be, but while her identity may be mysterious, there is no doubt about the love they feel for each other.

Murder in the Bayou: Who Killed the Women Known as the Jeff Davis 8? Cover Image
Email or call 713-524-8597 for price
ISBN: 9781476793252
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Scribner Book Company - September 13th, 2016



An explosive, true-life southern gothic story, Murder in the Bayou chronicles the twists and turns of a high-stakes investigation into the murders of eight women in a troubled Louisiana parish.

In the Shadow of Frankenstein: Tales of the Modern Prometheus Cover Image
By Stephen Jones (Editor)
ISBN: 9781681771458
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Pegasus Books - July 5th, 2016

Frankenstein... His very name conjures up images of plundered graves, secret laboratories, electrical experiments, and reviving the dead.

Within these pages, the maddest doctor of them all and his demented disciples once again delve into the Secrets of Life, as science fiction meets horror when the world's most famous creature lives again.

The King's Revenge: Charles II and the Greatest Manhunt in British History Cover Image
ISBN: 9781681771687
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Pegasus Books - August 2nd, 2016

When Charles I was executed, his son Charles II made it his role to seek out retribution, producing the biggest manhunt Britain had ever seen, one that would span Europe and America and would last for thirty years.

"We shall pursue and bring to their due punishment those bloody traitors who were either actors or contrivers of that unparalleled and inhuman murder."

I Don't Like Where This Is Going: A Wylie Coyote Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393244687
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 11th, 2016

John Dufresne has been hailed by the New York Times as "an original talent . . . whose] humor is frightfully dark, but . . . dazzling." I Don't Like Where This Is Going continues the misadventures of therapist-on-the-run Wylie "Coyote" Melville. Wylie has witnessed a woman falling to her death outside the Luxor Hotel.

Black Water Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374114015
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sarah Crichton Books - September 13th, 2016

Selected by The New York Times Book Review as one of the 100 Notable Books of 2016

From the author of Apple Tree Yard comes a masterful thriller about espionage, love, and redemption.