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Backstrom: He Who Kills the Dragon

(Available January 20, 2015)
Backstrom: He Who Kills the Dragon
Written by Leif GW Persson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307950383
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Backstrom: He Who Kills the Dragon

Written by Leif GW Persson


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $15.95

From a master of Scandinavian crime fiction--the first in a brilliant series of novels centered around the investigations of one irascible, obdurate, and very thirsty Swedish police officer: Detective Superintendent Evert Bäckström of the National Murder Squad.
 
Detective Bäckström is Persson's persistently repulsive yet undeniably brilliant comic creation--an unforgettable cop winding his... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Backstrom: He Who Kills the Dragon

Written by Leif GW Persson


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $9.99

From a master of Scandinavian crime fiction--the first in a brilliant series of novels centered around the investigations of one irascible, obdurate, and very thirsty Swedish police officer: Detective Superintendent Evert Bäckström of the National Murder Squad.
 
Detective Bäckström is Persson's persistently repulsive yet undeniably brilliant comic creation--an unforgettable cop winding his... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Ghost Shift

(Available January 20, 2015)
The Ghost Shift
Written by John Gapper
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345527929
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Ghost Shift
A Novel
Written by John Gapper


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $26.00

In the tradition of Gorky Park, John Gappers new thriller takes readers inside the secretive and dangerous world of modern China, as a young woman makes a haunting discovery—one that forces her to choose between duty to her government and a desperate desire to learn the truth about herself.
 
This... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Ghost Shift
A Novel
Written by John Gapper


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $12.99

In the tradition of Gorky Park, John Gappers new thriller takes readers inside the secretive and dangerous world of modern China, as a young woman makes a haunting discovery—one that forces her to choose between duty to her government and a desperate desire to learn the truth about herself.
 
This... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Veronica Mars (2): An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas
Mr. Kiss and Tell
Written by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $9.99

In the second book in the New York Times bestselling mystery series, Veronica Mars is back with a case that will expose the hidden workings of one of Neptune’s most murderous locations.

The Neptune Grand has always been the seaside town’s ritziest hotel, despite the shady dealings and high-profile scandals that seem... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
Veronica Mars (2): An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas
Mr. Kiss and Tell
Written by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
Read by Rebecca Lowman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $20.00

In the second book in the New York Times bestselling mystery series, Veronica Mars is back with a case that will expose the hidden workings of one of Neptune’s most murderous locations.

The Neptune Grand has always been the seaside town’s ritziest hotel, despite the shady dealings and high-profile scandals that seem... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Veronica Mars (2): An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas

(Available January 20, 2015)
Veronica Mars (2): An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas
Written by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804170727
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Veronica Mars (2): An Original Mystery by Rob Thomas
Mr. Kiss and Tell
Written by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $14.95

In the second book in the New York Times bestselling mystery series, Veronica Mars is back with a case that will expose the hidden workings of one of Neptune’s most murderous locations.

The Neptune Grand has always been the seaside town’s ritziest hotel, despite the shady dealings and high-profile scandals that seem... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
The Boy in the Suitcase (Nina Borg #1)

(Available January 13, 2015)
The Boy in the Suitcase (Nina Borg #1)
Written by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616954918
Our Price: $9.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Boy in the Suitcase (Nina Borg #1)

Written by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $9.99

Nina Borg, a Red Cross nurse, wife, and mother of two, is a compulsive do-gooder who can’t say no when someone asks for help—even when she knows better. When her estranged friend Karin leaves her a key to a public locker in the Copenhagen train station, Nina gets suckered into her...

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City of Liars and Thieves
A Novel
Written by Eve Karlin


Format: eBook, 266 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $2.99

A crime that rocked a city. A case that stunned a nation. Based on the United States’ first recorded murder trial, Eve Karlin’s spellbinding debut novel re-creates early nineteenth-century New York City, where a love affair ends in a brutal murder and a conspiracy involving Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr erupts... Read more >
The Honest Folk of Guadeloupe

(Available January 13, 2015)
The Honest Folk of Guadeloupe
Written by Timothy Williams
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616953850
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Honest Folk of Guadeloupe

Written by Timothy Williams


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $26.95

April 1990: French-Algerian judge Anne Marie Laveaud has been living and working in the French Caribbean département of Guadeloupe for more than a decade, but her days are still full of surprises. She is only just starting to investigate the suspicious suicide of a high-profile environmental activist and media personality when... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Honest Folk of Guadeloupe

Written by Timothy Williams


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $26.95

April 1990: French-Algerian judge Anne Marie Laveaud has been living and working in the French Caribbean département of Guadeloupe for more than a decade, but her days are still full of surprises. She is only just starting to investigate the suspicious suicide of a high-profile environmental activist and media personality when... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Near Enemy

(Available January 13, 2015)
Near Enemy
Written by Adam Sternbergh
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385349024
Our Price: $24.00
 Quantity: 1 
Near Enemy
A Spademan Novel
Written by Adam Sternbergh


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $24.00

The Taut, Unflinching New Thriller from Adam Sternbergh, Author of the Critically-Acclaimed Shovel Ready
 
New York is toxic—decimated by a dirty bomb years ago.  The limnosphere is a virtual safe haven—if you’re rich enough to buy in.  Spademan is a hit man—box-cutter at the ready.

His latest job is to... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
Near Enemy
A Spademan Novel
Written by Adam Sternbergh


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $11.99

The Taut, Unflinching New Thriller from Adam Sternbergh, Author of the Critically-Acclaimed Shovel Ready
 
New York is toxic—decimated by a dirty bomb years ago.  The limnosphere is a virtual safe haven—if you’re rich enough to buy in.  Spademan is a hit man—box-cutter at the ready.

His latest job is to... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Near Enemy
A Spademan Novel
Written by Adam Sternbergh
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $20.00

The Taut, Unflinching New Thriller from Adam Sternbergh, Author of the Critically-Acclaimed Shovel Ready
 
New York is toxic—decimated by a dirty bomb years ago.  The limnosphere is a virtual safe haven—if you’re rich enough to buy in.  Spademan is a hit man—box-cutter at the ready.

His latest job is to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Up-Down

Written by Barry Gifford


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $23.95

A novel of violence, of love, and introspection, The Up-Down follows a man who leaves home and all that’s familiar, finds true love, loses it, and finds it again. Pace’s voyage is outward, among strangers, and inward into the fifth direction that is the up-down, in a sweeping, voracious human tale... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Up-Down

(Available January 13, 2015)
The Up-Down
Written by Barry Gifford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609805777
Our Price: $23.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Up-Down

Written by Barry Gifford


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $23.95

A novel of violence, of love, and introspection, The Up-Down follows a man who leaves home and all that’s familiar, finds true love, loses it, and finds it again. Pace’s voyage is outward, among strangers, and inward into the fifth direction that is the up-down, in a sweeping, voracious human tale... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Ways of Evil Men

(Available January 13, 2015)
The Ways of Evil Men
Written by Leighton Gage
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616954772
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Ways of Evil Men

Written by Leighton Gage


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $14.95

The Awana tribe, who live in the remote Amazon jungle in the Brazilian state of Pará, have dwindled to only 41 members—and now 39 of them have dropped dead of what looks like poison. The neighboring white townsfolk don’t seem to be mourning the genocide much—in fact, the only person who... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
All That Glitters
A Jake & Laura Mystery
Written by Michael Murphy


Format: eBook, 266 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $2.99

In Michael Murphy’s rollicking new Jake & Laura mystery, the hard-boiled writer and the aspiring movie star head for sun-drenched Los Angeles, where a cold-blooded murderer lurks behind the scenes.
 
Just arrived from New York, Broadway actress Laura Wilson is slated to star in Hollywood’s newest screwball comedy. At her... Read more >
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust

(Available January 6, 2015)
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust
Written by Alan Bradley, Read by Jayne Entwistle
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449807613
Our Price: $35.00
 Quantity: 1 
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust
A Flavia de Luce Novel
Written by Alan Bradley
Read by Jayne Entwistle


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $35.00

Flavia de Luce—“part Harriet the Spy, part Violet Baudelaire from Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events” (The New York Times Book Review)—takes her remarkable sleuthing prowess to the unexpectedly unsavory world of Canadian boarding schools in the captivating new mystery from New York Times bestselling author Alan Bradley.

Banished! is how... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust
A Flavia de Luce Novel
Written by Alan Bradley
Read by Jayne Entwistle


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $20.00

Flavia de Luce—“part Harriet the Spy, part Violet Baudelaire from Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events” (The New York Times Book Review)—takes her remarkable sleuthing prowess to the unexpectedly unsavory world of Canadian boarding schools in the captivating new mystery from New York Times bestselling author Alan Bradley.

Banished! is how... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust
A Flavia de Luce Novel
Written by Alan Bradley


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $12.99

Flavia de Luce—“part Harriet the Spy, part Violet Baudelaire from Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events” (The New York Times Book Review)—takes her remarkable sleuthing prowess to the unexpectedly unsavory world of Canadian boarding schools in the captivating new mystery from New York Times bestselling author Alan Bradley.

Banished! is how... Read more >
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust

(Available January 6, 2015)
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust
Written by Alan Bradley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345539939
Our Price: $25.00
 Quantity: 1 
As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust
A Flavia de Luce Novel
Written by Alan Bradley


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $25.00

Flavia de Luce—“part Harriet the Spy, part Violet Baudelaire from Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events” (The New York Times Book Review)—takes her remarkable sleuthing prowess to the unexpectedly unsavory world of Canadian boarding schools in the captivating new mystery from New York Times bestselling author Alan Bradley.

Banished! is how... Read more >
The Blue Journal

(Available January 6, 2015)
The Blue Journal
Written by L.T. Graham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781633880603
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Blue Journal
A Detective Anthony Walker Novel
Written by L.T. Graham


Format: Trade Paperback, 367 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $15.95

When one of Randi Conway’s psychotherapy patients is found dead of a gunshot wound, the investigation is turned over to Lieutenant Anthony Walker.

Formerly a New York City cop, Walker now serves on the police force of an affluent community in Fairfield County, Connecticut.  He lives among the privileged gentry, where he... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Blue Journal
A Detective Anthony Walker Novel
Written by L.T. Graham


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $11.99

When one of Randi Conway’s psychotherapy patients is found dead of a gunshot wound, the investigation is turned over to Lieutenant Anthony Walker.

Formerly a New York City cop, Walker now serves on the police force of an affluent community in Fairfield County, Connecticut.  He lives among the privileged gentry, where he... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Death of a Nightingale (Nina Borg #3)

(Available January 6, 2015)
Death of a Nightingale (Nina Borg #3)
Written by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis, Translated by Elisabeth Dyssegaard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616954512
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Death of a Nightingale (Nina Borg #3)

Written by Lene Kaaberbol and Agnete Friis
Translated by Elisabeth Dyssegaard


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $15.95

From the Nordic noir duo who brought you The New York Times bestseller The Boy in the Suitcase comes a chilling new thriller with a mystery seventy-years in the making.

Nina. Natasha. Olga. Three women united by one terrifying secret. But only one of them has killed to keep it.

Natasha Doroshenko, a... Read more >
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