New Paperbacks 02/25/2016

The Strangler Vine (A Blake and Avery Novel #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780425280744
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 23rd, 2016

Set in the untamed wilds of nineteenth-century colonial India, this dazzling historical thriller introduces Blake and Avery—an unforgettable investigative pair.


The Lady from Zagreb (A Bernie Gunther Novel #10) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101982518
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - February 23rd, 2016

In this Edgar® Award-nominated novel in Philip Kerr’s New York Times bestselling series, former detective and unwilling SS officer Bernie Gunther is on the hunt for a beautiful femme fatale...
 


A Dangerous Place: A Maisie Dobbs Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062220561
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 23rd, 2016

Four years after she set sail from England, leaving everything she most loved behind, Maisie Dobbs at last returns, only to find herself in a dangerous place . . .  

In Jacqueline Winspear‘s  powerful story of political intrigue and personal tragedy, a brutal murder in the British garrison town of Gibraltar leads Maisie into a web of lies, deceit, and peril.


Falling in Love (Guido Brunetti Mystery) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802124876
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Published: Grove Press - March 8th, 2016

Donna Leon's Death at La Fenice, the first novel in her beloved Commissario Guido Brunetti series, introduced readers to the glamorous and cutthroat world of opera and one of Italy's finest living sopranos, Flavia Petrelli--then a suspect in the poisoning of a renowned German conductor.


Montalbano's First Case and Other Stories (An Inspector Montalbano Mystery) Cover Image
By Andrea Camilleri, Stephen Sartarelli (Translated by)
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143121626
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Published: Penguin Books - February 23rd, 2016

“You either love Andrea Camilleri or you haven’t read him yet. Each novel in this wholly addictive, entirely magical series, set in Sicily and starring a detective unlike any other in crime fiction, blasts the brain like a shot of pure oxygen. Aglow with local color, packed with flint-dry wit, as fresh and clean as Mediterranean seafood — altogether transporting.


Leaving Berlin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476704654
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Published: Washington Square Press - March 1st, 2016

New York Times Notable Book * NPR Best Books 2015 * Wall Street Journal Best Books of 2015


GBH Cover Image
By Ted Lewis, Derek Raymond (Afterword by)
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ISBN: 9781616956462
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Published: Soho Crime - February 23rd, 2016

The lost masterwork of British crime icon Ted Lewis—author of Get Carter—is an unnerving tale of paranoia and madness in the heart of the late 1970s London criminal underworld.


Secrets in the Stones (Dr. Thomas Silkstone Mystery #6) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780758293411
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Published: Kensington - February 23rd, 2016

Within the mysteries of the body, especially those who have been murdered, 18th-century anatomist Dr. Thomas Silkstone specializes in uncovering the tell-tale clues that lead towards justice…


The House of Wolfe: A Border Noir Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780802124746
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Published: Mysterious Press - March 8th, 2016

"Brilliant and uncompromising, Blake again proves why he's one of the best writers working today."--Ace Atkins

James Carlos Blake, widely acclaimed as one of our best authors of historical and contemporary crime fiction, brings us his most striking and fast-paced border noir yet with The House of Wolfe.


An Empty Hell: A Jackson Donne Novel (Jackson Donne Mysteries) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781940610665
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Published: Polis Books - February 9th, 2016

"Dynamite... the characters, the situations, the pacing, the structure, and the writing are so good."
--Publishers Weekly


Sweet Sunday Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802124234
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Published: Grove Press - March 8th, 2016

A standalone from one of England's best-loved literary thriller writers, regularly compared to John Le Carr and Philip Kerr, Sweet Sunday takes the reader back to the hot, sweaty summer of 1969, the American summer in the American year in the American century.


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The Third Wife: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476792194
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Published: Atria Books - February 23rd, 2016

Fans of Liane Moriarty and Jojo Moyes will be captivated by this riveting family drama with a dark mystery at its core, from the New York Times bestselling author of Then She Was Gone.

In the early hours of a summer morning, a young woman steps into the path of an oncoming bus. A tragic accident?


The Dead Lands: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455528233
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - February 23rd, 2016

A MINNESOTA BOOK AWARDS FINALIST IN NOVEL & SHORT STORY


The Edge of Dreams: A Molly Murphy Mystery (Molly Murphy Mysteries #14) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250052056
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Published: Minotaur Books - February 23rd, 2016

From the author of In Farleigh Field...


Someone to Watch Over Me: A Thriller (Thora Gudmundsdottir #5) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250080974
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Published: Minotaur Books - February 23rd, 2016

Bestselling and award-winning Icelandic crime author Yrsa Sigurdardottir is back with the next book in her Thóra Gudmundsdóttir series. SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME, the fifth installment in the Thóra Gudmundsdóttir series, was named Crime Novel of the Year by the Sunday Times.


Linda, As in the Linda Murder: A Backstrom Novel (Backstrom Series #2) Cover Image
By Leif GW Persson, Neil Smith (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307907653
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - February 23rd, 2016

The irascible, obdurate, and very thirsty Detective Superintendent Evert Bäckström of the National Murder Squad returns in a new novel from the reigning master of Scandinavian fiction.


The Murdered Banker (Pushkin Vertigo #6) Cover Image
By Augusto De Angelis, Jill Foulston (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9781782271703
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Published: Pushkin Vertigo - February 23rd, 2016

A body is discovered in a Milan apartment, and Inspector De Vincenzi investigates. The apartment happens to belong to and old university friend of his, Aurigi.


The Well Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476772776
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Published: Washington Square Press - March 1st, 2016

Set in a modern-day Britain where water is running out everywhere except at the farm of one seemingly ordinary family whose mysterious good fortune leads to a shocking act of violence, The Well is "extraordinary...a mesmerizing read...combining a gripping mystery, nuanced psychological drama, and striking prose" (Publishers Weekly, starred review).


Still Mine Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781476790428
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 1st, 2016

The Girl on the Train meets The Silent Wife in this taut psychological thriller.

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU VANISH FROM YOUR LIFE AND LEAVE NO STORY BEHIND?

SOMEONE WILL MAKE ONE UP FOR YOU.

Clare is on the run.


The Bone Tree: A Novel (Penn Cage #5) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062311139
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Published: William Morrow - February 23rd, 2016

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles comes the second novel in his Natchez Burning trilogy—which also includes Natchez Burning and the upcoming Mississippi Blood—an epic trilogy of blood and race, family and justice, featuring Southern lawyer Penn Cage.


Death of a Liar (A Hamish Macbeth Mystery) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455504770
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - February 23rd, 2016

From the author of the Agatha Raisin television series...
DEATH OF A LIAR: A Hamish Macbeth Mystery


Magic Shifts (Kate Daniels #8) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780425270684
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Published: Ace - February 23rd, 2016

Magic is coming and going in waves in post-Shift Atlanta—and each crest leaves danger in its wake in this gripping novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Kate Daniels series.
 


Antiques Swap (A Trash 'n' Treasures Mystery #9) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780758293060
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Published: Kensington - February 23rd, 2016

"A madcap series with non-stop humor." --RT Book Reviews


Mike Hammer - Kill Me, Darling Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781783291397
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Published: Titan Books - February 23rd, 2016

Mike Hammer’s secretary and partner Velda has walked out on him, and Mike is just surfacing from a four-month bender. But then an old cop turns up murdered, an old cop who once worked with Velda. What’s more, Mike’s pal Captain Pat Chambers reveals that Velda is in Florida, the moll of gangster and drug runner Nolly Quinn.


Fogged Inn (A Maine Clambake Mystery #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496700377
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Published: Kensington - February 23rd, 2016

An autumn chill has settled over Busman's Harbor, Maine, but Julia Snowden is warming up the town by offering lobster stew at the local diner. When her landlord discovers a dead body in the walk-in refrigerator, Julia must figure out who ordered up a side of murder.


Shards of Murder (A Webb's Glass Shop Mystery #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781617737626
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Published: Kensington - February 23rd, 2016

"A fresh and original new series!" --Krista Davis, New York Times bestselling author

When a glass-making competition turns deadly, glass shop owner Savannah Webb must search for a window into a criminal's mind…


Past Crimes: A Van Shaw Novel (Van Shaw Novels) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062344564
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Published: William Morrow - February 23rd, 2016

Van Shaw was raised by his Irish immigrant grandfather Donovan to be a thief—to boost cars, beat security alarms, and crack safes. But at eighteen, Van broke all ties to that life and joined the military, serving as an Army Ranger in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now, after ten years of silence, Dono has asked his grandson to come home to Seattle.


Memory Man (Memory Man series #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455559800
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Published: Vision - February 23rd, 2016


With over 110 million copies of his novels in print, David Baldacci is one of the most widely read storytellers in the world. Now he introduces a startling, original new character: a man with perfect memory who must solve his own family's murder.

MEMORY MAN

Amos Decker's life changed forever--twice.


The Good Spy (A Yuri Kirov Thriller #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780786037131
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Published: Pinnacle - February 23rd, 2016

"The excitement never stops . . . high adventure at its very best." --New York Times bestselling author Gayle Lynds

In the icy waters of the northern Pacific, a top-secret mission threatens to explode into a nuclear crisis . . .


Cash Landing Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062295460
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Published: Harper - February 23rd, 2016

The New York Times bestselling author of Cane and Abe and Black Horizon blends Goodfellas and Elmore Leonard in this wild, suspenseful caper inspired by actual events, in which a band of amateur thieves pulls off one of the biggest airport heists in history with deadly consequences.


One Mile Under: A Ty Hauck Novel (Ty Hauck Series #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061656064
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Published: William Morrow - February 23rd, 2016

In New York Times bestselling author Andrew Gross's propulsive thriller, set amid the drought-stricken oil country of Colorado's beautiful high plains, Ty Hauck makes his long-awaited return rallying beaten-down farmers and ranchers against a giant energy company in a deadly confrontation involving murder, retaliation, and cover-up.