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Blind Moon Alley

(Available August 19, 2014)
Blind Moon Alley
Written by John Florio
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616148874
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Blind Moon Alley
A Jersey Leo Novel
Written by John Florio


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

It's Prohibition. It's Philadelphia. And Jersey Leo doesn't fit in.

Jersey is an albino of mixed race. Known as "Snowball" on the street, he tends bar at a speakeasy the locals call the Ink Well. There, he's considered a hero for having saved the life of a young boy. But when... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Blind Moon Alley
A Jersey Leo Novel
Written by John Florio


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $11.99

It's Prohibition. It's Philadelphia. And Jersey Leo doesn't fit in.

Jersey is an albino of mixed race. Known as "Snowball" on the street, he tends bar at a speakeasy the locals call the Ink Well. There, he's considered a hero for having saved the life of a young boy. But when... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Last Detective (Peter Diamond #1)

(Available August 19, 2014)
The Last Detective (Peter Diamond #1)
Written by Peter Lovesey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616955304
Our Price: $9.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Last Detective (Peter Diamond #1)

Written by Peter Lovesey


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.99

Introduction by Louise Penny

A woman's body has been found floating in a large reservoir just south of Bristol.  In order to solve the mystery of the "Lady in the Lake,"  Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond must locate two missing letters attributed to Jane Austen and defy his superiors on the force to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Thief of Glory

(Available August 19, 2014)
Thief of Glory
Written by Sigmund Brouwer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307446497
Our Price: $14.99
 Quantity: 1 
Thief of Glory
A Novel
Written by Sigmund Brouwer


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $14.99

“Brouwer makes you live it...sharing each moment of an exotic and terrifying time and place in a gripping, personal way.”
—Bodie and Brock Thoene, authors of Take this Cup
 
A boy coming of age in a time of war…
the love that inspires him to survive.
 
For ten year-old Jeremiah Prins, the life of privilege... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Thief of Glory
A Novel
Written by Sigmund Brouwer


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.99

“Brouwer makes you live it...sharing each moment of an exotic and terrifying time and place in a gripping, personal way.”
—Bodie and Brock Thoene, authors of Take this Cup
 
A boy coming of age in a time of war…
the love that inspires him to survive.
 
For ten year-old Jeremiah Prins, the life of privilege... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
An Event in Autumn
A Kurt Wallander Mystery
Written by Henning Mankell


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $9.99

After nearly thirty years in the same job, Inspector Kurt Wallander is tired, restless, and itching to make a change. He is taken with a certain old farmhouse, perfectly situated in a quiet countryside with a charming, overgrown garden. There he finds the skeletal hand of a corpse in a shallow... Read more >
An Event in Autumn

(Available August 12, 2014)
An Event in Autumn
Written by Henning Mankell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804170642
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
An Event in Autumn
A Kurt Wallander Mystery
Written by Henning Mankell


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $14.95

After nearly thirty years in the same job, Inspector Kurt Wallander is tired, restless, and itching to make a change. He is taken with a certain old farmhouse, perfectly situated in a quiet countryside with a charming, overgrown garden. There he finds the skeletal hand of a corpse in a shallow... Read more >
An Event in Autumn

(Available August 12, 2014)
An Event in Autumn
Written by Henning Mankell, Read by Simon Vance
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804192675
Our Price: $30.00
 Quantity: 1 
An Event in Autumn
A Kurt Wallander Mystery
Written by Henning Mankell
Read by Simon Vance


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $30.00

After nearly thirty years in the same job, Inspector Kurt Wallander is tired, restless, and itching to make a change. He is taken with a certain old farmhouse, perfectly situated in a quiet countryside with a charming, overgrown garden. There he finds the skeletal hand of a corpse in a shallow... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.
An Event in Autumn
A Kurt Wallander Mystery
Written by Henning Mankell
Read by Simon Vance


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $15.00

After nearly thirty years in the same job, Inspector Kurt Wallander is tired, restless, and itching to make a change. He is taken with a certain old farmhouse, perfectly situated in a quiet countryside with a charming, overgrown garden. There he finds the skeletal hand of a corpse in a shallow... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a trade paperback.
The Hard Way
A Jack Reacher Novel
Written by Lee Child
Read by Dick Hill


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $22.50

In Lee Child’s astonishing new thriller, ex–military cop Reacher sees more than most people would...and because of that, he’s thrust into an explosive situation that’s about to blow up in his face. For the only way to find the truth—and save two innocent lives—is to do it the way Jack Reacher... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Jack Reacher: One Shot
A Novel
Written by Lee Child
Read by Dick Hill


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $22.50

Six shots. Five dead. One heartland city thrown into a state of terror. But within hours the cops have it solved: a slam-dunk case. Except for one thing. The accused man says: You got the wrong guy. Then he says: Get Reacher for me.

And sure enough, ex—military investigator Jack Reacher... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a paperback.
Swamp Bones: A Novella

Written by Kathy Reichs


Format: eBook, 75 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $1.99

Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan returns in a chilling eBook original novella from #1 New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs. In the prequel to Reichs’s upcoming thriller Bones Never Lie, Tempe takes a much-needed vacation—but murder follows wherever she goes.
 
Although a trip to Florida is supposed to be about... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.
Swamp Bones: A Novella

Written by Kathy Reichs
Read by Katherine Borowitz


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $1.99

Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan returns in a chilling eBook original short story from #1 New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs. In the prequel to Reichs’s upcoming thriller Bones Never Lie, Tempe takes a much-needed vacation—but murder follows wherever she goes.
 
Although a trip to Florida is supposed to be about rest... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Yankee Club

Written by Michael Murphy


Format: eBook, 280 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $2.99

In Michael Murphy’s action-packed Prohibition-era novel of suspense, a mystery writer returns to the bright lights and dark alleys of New York City—uncovering a criminal conspiracy of terrifying proportions.
 
In 1933, America is at a crossroads: Prohibition will soon be history, organized crime is rampant, and President Roosevelt promises to... Read more >
A Blind Goddess

(Available August 5, 2014)
A Blind Goddess
Written by James R. Benn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616953775
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
A Blind Goddess

Written by James R. Benn


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $15.95

March, 1944: US Army Lieutenant Billy Boyle, back in England after a dangerous mission in Italy, is due for a little R&R, and also a promotion. But the now-Captain Boyle doesn't get to kick back and enjoy his leisure time because two upsetting cases fall into his lap at once.

The... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Cat on a Cold Tin Roof

(Available August 5, 2014)
Cat on a Cold Tin Roof
Written by Mike Resnick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616148898
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Cat on a Cold Tin Roof
An Eli Paxton Mystery
Written by Mike Resnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 250 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $15.95

Hard-luck gumshoe Eli Paxton is hired to find a missing cat--a very important cat, it turns out, because its collar is studded with diamonds worth a small fortune. What starts as a routine search of animal shelters soon becomes a perilous journey through a murky underworld. The woman who hired Paxton... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Cat on a Cold Tin Roof
An Eli Paxton Mystery
Written by Mike Resnick


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $11.99

Hard-luck gumshoe Eli Paxton is hired to find a missing cat--a very important cat, it turns out, because its collar is studded with diamonds worth a small fortune. What starts as a routine search of animal shelters soon becomes a perilous journey through a murky underworld. The woman who hired Paxton... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Gifted

(Available August 5, 2014)
The Gifted
Written by Gail Bowen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771009990
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Gifted
A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery
Written by Gail Bowen


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $15.95

A national bestseller in hardcover, the 14th Joanne Kilbourn novel is as rich in human drama as all the series: Jo and Zack's young daughter's precocious artistic talent draws the attention of people who may not be at all what they seem. A treat for readers of Louise Penny's Inspector Gamache... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Maxwell Street Blues

Written by Marc Krulewitch


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $2.99

Readers of Robert Crais’s Elvis Cole mysteries will love Jules Landau, a college man turned private eye on the Windy City’s mean streets—a virtual school of hard knocks where graduation means just staying alive.
 
Chicago runs in Jules Landau’s veins. So does the blood of crooks. Now Jules is going... Read more >
La tabla esmeralda

(Available August 5, 2014)
La tabla esmeralda
Written by Carla Montero Maglano
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9788490322413
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
La tabla esmeralda

Written by Carla Montero Maglano


Format: Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.00

A petición de su novio, Konrad, un riquísimo y poderosísimo empresario alemán, Ana va tras la pista de El Astrólogo, un cuadro de Giorgione del s. XV. En su investigación descubre el pasado del París ocupado por los nazis y la saga familiar de los Bauer, encargados de velar el secreto... Read more >
Back Channel

(Available July 29, 2014)
Back Channel
Written by Stephen L. Carter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385349604
Our Price: $27.95
 Quantity: 1 
Back Channel
A novel
Written by Stephen L. Carter


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $27.95

October 1962. The Soviet Union has smuggled missiles into Cuba. Kennedy and Khrushchev are in the midst of a military face-off that could lead to nuclear conflagration. Warships and submarines are on the move. Planes are in the air. Troops are at the ready. Both leaders are surrounded by advisers clamoring... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Back Channel
A novel
Written by Stephen L. Carter


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $13.99

October 1962. The Soviet Union has smuggled missiles into Cuba. Kennedy and Khrushchev are in the midst of a military face-off that could lead to nuclear conflagration. Warships and submarines are on the move. Planes are in the air. Troops are at the ready. Both leaders are surrounded by advisers clamoring... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Ghost Month

Written by Ed Lin


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $26.95

August is Ghost Month in Taiwan—a time to commemorate the dead: burn incense, visit shrines, commemorate ancestors, and avoid unlucky situations, large purchases, and bodies of water. Jing-nan, a young man who runs a food stand in a bustling Taipei night market, doesn't consider himself superstitious, but this August is going... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Ghost Month

(Available July 29, 2014)
Ghost Month
Written by Ed Lin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616953263
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
Ghost Month

Written by Ed Lin


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $26.95

From the author of Waylaid and One Red Bastard comes a big-hearted new mystery series starring Jing-nan, an unlikely sleuth who runs a food stand in the Taipei Night Market.

August is Ghost Month in Taiwan—a time to commemorate the dead: burn incense, visit shrines, honor ancestors, and avoid unlucky situations, large... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Madmen of Benghazi
A Malko Linge Novel
Written by Gérard de Villiers
Read by Nicholas Guy Smith


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $20.00

THE MADMEN OF BENGHAZI, available for the first time in the U.S., is a gripping, racy, ripped-from-the-headlines espionage thriller set in volatile post-Qaddafi Libya. 
 
Gérard de Villiers (1918–2013) spent his five-decade career cultivating connections in the world of international intelligence, which allowed him to anticipate geopolitical events before they occurred—and to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
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