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Mystery from the 2011 Winter Newsletter

<img src=" align=right hspace=5 />These recommendations from our staff were published in our <a href="">2011 Winter Newsletter</a>.

A Study in Sherlock edited by Laurie R. King & Les Klinger

There are a great many writers out there who are obsessed with Sherlock Holmes, and who can blame them? In this new anthology, writers such as Neil Gaiman, Lee Child, and Jacqueline Winspear share their own take on the greatest detective in the world. The stories are far-reaching and creative, including a modern-day take on Baker Street, and an alternative history that involves President McKinley. You don’t want to miss this stellar lineup of devoted writers. —Kat

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By Laurie R. King (Editor), Leslie S. Klinger (Editor), Lee Child (Contributions by), Neil Gaiman (Contributions by), Alan Bradley (Contributions by)
ISBN: 9780812982466
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Published: Bantam - October 25th, 2011

V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton

Sue Grafton is nearing the end of her “Alphabet” mystery series that feature California private eye Kinsey Millhone, and already we’re becoming nostalgic. Still, we can’t wait to gobble up V is for Vengeance, the 22nd book in the series. A spiderweb of dangerous relationships is at the heart of this tale, in which Kinsey receives a punch in the face for her 38th birthday. V: Victim. Violence. Vengeance.

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ISBN: 9780399157868
Availability: Hard to Find - Contact Store for Availability
Published: Marian Wood Books/Putnam - November 14th, 2011

Stolen Souls by Stuart Neville

If you like your mysteries gritty, a bit terrifying, and very well written, then look no further than Bookshop favorite Stuart Neville (Collusion, The Ghosts of Belfast). His latest Jack Lennon investigation features the detective and a gutsy new heroine who is caught up in the dark world of human trafficking. This streamlined thriller is gripping and full of nonstop action.

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ISBN: 9781569479834
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Soho Crime - October 4th, 2011

Started Early, Took My Dog by Kate Atkinson

This fourth installment in Atkinson’s stellar mystery series starring Jackson Brodie is every bit as good as the previous ones. When Brodie and retired officer Tracy Waterhouse find themselves with unexpected, rescued charges, they find that there are startling repercussions for their good deeds. As with her earlier novels, the best parts of this book are the depth of the emotional and psychological lives of her characters, the intricate plot, and the sharp, dark wit.

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ISBN: 9780316066747
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - October 6th, 2011

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