1: Blue Labyrinth – Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child: the latest Special Agent Pendergast thriller.
2: Ride The Pink Horse – Dorothy B. Hughes: A novel of blackmail, a man named Sailor hitting up his former boss senator Willis Douglass, who’s wife had been the victim in an apparent robbery-gone-wrong. Only Sailor, ex-personal secretary of the senator, knows it was Willis who ordered her murder, and he’s agreed to keep his mouth shut in exchange for a little bit of cash.
3: The Marauders(ARC) – Tom Cooper: When the BP oil spill devastates the Gulf coast, those who made a living by shrimping find themselves in dire straits. For the oddballs and lowlifes who inhabit the sleepy, working class bayou town of Jeannette, these desperate circumstances serve as the catalyst that pushes them to enact whatever risky schemes they can dream up to reverse their fortunes. At the center of it all is Gus Lindquist, a pill-addicted, one armed treasure hunter obsessed with finding the lost treasure of pirate Jean Lafitte.
4: Kings of Delusion(ARC) – E. J. Findorff: In the days before, during, and after the flooding of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans there was a serial killer on the loose and looking for a certain female that got away. Paramedic Evan Pelicano’s true accounts of the storm are weaved into this tale of survival while saddled with the sixteen year old daughter of his slain friend Officer Jeremy Scarlet. At first, the paramedics and police officers navigate the floodwater trying to save residents, but then Evan finds he needs to save himself as well as protect his friend’s daughter from the killer among them, all the while determined to reunite with his girlfriend, the Chief Deputy Coroner of New Orleans.
5: The Marvels Project – ed Brubaker & Steve Epting: James Reasoner posted on this one, a look at Marvel during WWII when it was Timely Comics.
6: Bucky of Belgravia(ARC) – ALden Douglas: In Alden Douglas’ hilarious and heartfelt comic novel, two unlikely partners—one American, one Russian—pool their talents to build and operate London’s most exclusive bordello. Wrapped within this outer story is an unforgettable romantic adventure…
7: The Executioner Mystery Magazine # 4: stories by Richard O. Lewis, John Lutz, Irwin Porges, Gil Brewer, Edward D. Hoch, John Harding, Theordore Matheison, Jim Beard, Harry Dane, Frank Sisk.
and the ebooks:
8: Hannibal For Hire Vol. 2: three Joe Hannibal novels – Wayne D. Dundee
9: The Lawyer: Stay of Execution – Wayne D. Dundee: first of a new western noir series about a lawyer hunting down the murderers of his family.
10: Blaze! – Stephen Mertz: these next three are the fiest entries in Rough Edges Press’s new adult western series. Top notch writers all.
11: The Deadly Guns – robert J. Randisi
12: Bitter Valley – wayne D. Dundee