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Seattle Mystery Bookshop

117 Cherry Street
Seattle, WA 98104

United States

(206) 587-5737; staffseattlemystery.com

Type: Bookstore — new books, used books

Web site: http://www.seattlemystery.com/

Catalog URL: http://www.seattlemystery.com/

Twitter account: @SeattleMystery

Description: For Mystery Lovers Who Know What They Want, And For Those Who Haven't A Clue.

We Carry Whodunits, Detectives, Suspense, Thrillers, Spies and True Crime. As Well As New, Used, Signed, Rare and Collectible First Edition Mysteries.

Open: 10 - 5 Monday, 10 - 6 Tuesday- Saturday, 12 - 5 Sunday and 24/7 On Our Website!

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While we only carry mysteries, we can order almost anything!
November 2013 by SeaMystery

Upcoming events

Feb
15
Diana Renn signs Blue Voyage (Monday, February 15 at 12pm)
Monday February 15th at Noon Diana Renn signs Blue Voyage

Zan is a politician's daughter and an adrenaline junkie. She gets more of a rush than she bargained for on a forced mother daughter bonding trip to Turkey, where she finds herself in the crosshairs of an antiquities smuggling ring. These criminals believe that Zan can lead them to an ancient treasure that's both priceless and cursed. Until she does so, she and her family are in grave danger. But it seems that nowhere is safe, and there's only so high she can climb before everything comes tumbling down. Amber Recommends this author! (SeaMystery)… (more)
Feb
17
Rob Hart signs City of Rose (Wednesday, February 17 at 12pm)
Wednesday February 17th at Noon - Rob Hart signs City of Rose

Ash McKenna has left the heartache and violence of NYC for the quirk and calm of Portlandia. He’s a bouncer at a vegan stripclub. One of the dancers asks him to help find her daughter. She doesn’t want to go to the cops. The girl’s father, a junkie thug, doesn’t scare Ash but he doesn’t want to get involved. Ash turns her down. Soon the dancer is dead and Ash is on his knees in an alley with a gun to his head being warned to stay out of it. Wrong, wrong, wrong… 2nd in this new and entertaining hardboiled series. (SeaMystery)… (more)
Feb
19
Andrew Chapman signs The King of Fear (Friday, February 19 at 12pm)
Friday February 19th at Noon - Andrew Chapman signs The King of Fear

Numbers savant Garrett Reilly rescued the world’s economies (Highly recommended by Fran) but now he’s exposed. And threatened. While trying to stay out of view, he finds tendrils of a logic bomb buried deep in the nation’s computer system and if he can’t dig it out and stop it, the monetary system of the US will come to a halt. (SeaMystery)… (more)
Feb
20
Matt Ruff signs Lovecraft Country (Saturday, February 20 at 12pm)
Saturday February 20th at Noon - Matt Ruff signs Lovecraft Country

22-year old Army vet Atticus Turner heads off on a strange journey. His father is missing. Clues point to an estate once owned by his great-grandmother. With him on this trip are his Uncle George – devotee of pulps jammed with strange stories – and his childhood friend, Letitia. Just as strange are the events and people they encounter – a trio of Negroes traveling from Chicago, through white, Wonderbread America in 1954, to Maine, to where the answers lie. Once there, it gets weirder. (SeaMystery)… (more)
Mar
5
J. C. Nelson signs The Reburialists (Saturday, March 5 at 12pm)
Saturday March 5th at Noon - J. C. Nelson signs The Reburialists

At the Bureau of Special Investigations, agents encounter all sorts of paranormal evils. So for Agent Brynner Carson, driving a stake through a rampaging three-week-old corpse is par for the course. Except this cadaver is different. It’s talking—and it has a message about his father, Heinrich. Heinrich Carson stole the heart of Ra-Ame, the long-dead god of the Re-Animus. And she wants it back. The only problem is Heinrich took the secret of its location to his grave. Now, with the arrival of Ra-Ame looming and her undead army wreaking havoc, Brynner and BSI Senior Analyst Grace Roberts must race to find the key to stopping her. (SeaMystery)… (more)
Mar
8
Lisa Lutz signs The Passenger (Tuesday, March 8 at 12pm)
Tuesday March 8th at Noon - Lisa Lutz signs The Passenger

Forty-eight hours after leaving her husband's body at the base of the stairs, Tanya Dubois cashes in her credit cards, dyes her hair brown, demands a new name from a shadowy voice over the phone, and flees town. It's not the first time.She meets Blue, a female bartender who recognizes the hunted look in a fugitive's eyes and offers her a place to stay. With dwindling choices, Tanya-now-Amelia accepts. An uneasy and dangerous alliance is born.

It's "almost" impossible to live off the grid today, but Amelia-now-Debra and Blue have the courage, the ingenuity, and the desperation, to try. Hopscotching from city to city, Debra especially is chased by a very dark secret can she outrun her past?

Something very different from the creator of the Spellmans. (SeaMystery)
… (more)
Mar
17
J.A. Jance signs Clawback (Thursday, March 17 at 12pm)
Thursday March 17th at Noon - J.A. Jance signs Clawback

After they lose their life’s savings when an old friend is exposed as running a ponzi scheme, Ali Reynolds’ father goes to confront the financial “wizard” and stumbles into a murder scene – and into the gunsights of the police. (SeaMystery)
Mar
19
Glen Erik Hamilton signs Hard Cold Winter (Saturday, March 19 at 12pm)
Saturday March 19th at Noon – Glen Erik Hamilton signs Hard Cold Winter

When an old crony of Van Shaw's late grandfather calls in a favor, the recently-discharged Ranger embarks on a dangerous journey to the Olympic Mountains, in search of a missing girl tied to Van's own criminal past. What he finds instead is a brutal murder scene, including a victim from one of Seattle's most influential families.But the dead bodies are only the start of Van's troubles. A fellow Ranger from Afghanistan turns up at Van's doorstep, seeking support from his former sergeant even as Van wrestles with his own reemerging symptoms of PTSD. The murder investigation leads to heavy pressure, with a billionaire businessman on one side and vicious gangsters on the other, each willing to play dirty to get what they want.The price of his survival may be too high, demanding moral compromises that could destroy Van's relationship with his iron-willed girlfriend, Luce. And when a trusted friend's betrayal pushes him to the edge, Van has to enlist help from some unexpected places including someone he believed was lost forever. (SeaMystery)… (more)
Mar
21
Owen Laukkanen signs The Watcher in the Wall (Monday, March 21 at 12pm)
Monday March 21st at Noon - Owen Laukkanen signs The Watcher in the Wall

5th with violent task force partners Kirk Stevens and Carla Windermere. They’re pulled into an investigation of an on-line site that encourages teen suicide. As if they are not disturbingly enough contagious, they begin to see the fingerprints of a predator at the center of the madness, a fiend who enters into fake suicide pacts in order to get kids to kill themselves. Based on an actual case from 2009. (SeaMystery)… (more)
Mar
21
C.J. Box signing Off the Grid (Monday, March 21 at 12pm)
Recuperating from wounds and past crimes, Nate Romanowski is approached by an elite government team with an offer – help them take down a domestic terrorist group active nearby and they’ll clear his criminal record. Sounds great, almost too good to be true. And that’s something Joe Pickett discovers is accurate. 16th Pickett. (SeaMystery)
Apr
5
Philip Kerr signs The Other Side of Silence (Tuesday, April 5 at 12pm)
Tuesday April 5th at noon - Philip Kerr signs The Other Side of Silence

It’s now 1956 and Bernie Gunther’s living a quiet life on the Riviera under a new identity. He’s the unmemorable consierge at a hotel. But quiet and Bernie don’t mix well and an acquantance asks for help. Somehow he knows of Bernie’s past as a Berlin cop. The man’s a well-known author and he’s being blackmailed for not only his lifestyle but his background in espionage. Fellow by the name of Somerset Maugham. 11th in this dynamite series, highly recommended by Bill, JB and Janine. (SeaMystery)… (more)
Apr
23
Renee Patrick signs Design For Dying (Saturday, April 23 at 12pm)
Saturday April 23rd at Noon - Renee Patrick signs Design For Dying

Debut by a happily married couple from Seattle, Rosemarie and Vince Keenan. Hollywood, 1937. Party girl Ruby Carroll is found dead in a gown she stole from the Paramount wardrobe department of Edith Head. Ms. Head is not yet famous and, if we can speak candidly, is barely hanging onto her job. A scandal just might sink her. Ruby’s ex-roommate, Lillian Frost, is a suspect in the death. The two women didn’t part friends. To get themselves out of trouble, Edith and Lillian join forces to find out who killed the starlet. To do so, they’ll have to guard against handsy directors, a crooked shamus, and a snooty Hungarian princess, and get some help from a couple of movie stars, one named Hope and the other Stanwyck. (SeaMystery)… (more)
May
21
Steve Martini signs Blood Flag (Saturday, May 21 at 12pm)
Saturday May 21st at Noon - Steve Martini signs Blood Flag

Law partners Madriani and Hinds go to work for a recent widow accused of mercy killing her elderly father. In going over what took place before the man’s death, she tells them of a package he received shortly before. In it were a note and a slip of paper. She can’t say why but the woman is sure this had something to do with what followed. As they investigate, they find that other members of the man’s WWII unit also received such packages, and all then died. Clues will lead them to a Nazi relic, a thing known as the “Blood Flag”. (SeaMystery)… (more)
Jun
18
Bill Cameron signs Property of the State: The Legend of Joey (Saturday, June 18 at 12pm)
Saturday June 18th at Noon - Bill Cameron signs Property of the State: The Legend of Joey

Start of an edgy teen series by this Portland author. Joey is near his 18th birthday and looks forward to leaving State care. After a fight with his foster father, Joey secretly moves into Huntzel Manor where he works part time. Soon things get ugly when a classmate is injured by a hit-and-run driver and Joey becomes the prime suspect. He’d had an altercation with the fellow student the year before, and he has a police record. Somehow he’s got to prove himself innocent. (SeaMystery)… (more)
Jun
27
Martin Walker signs Fatal Pursuit (Monday, June 27 at 12pm)
Monday June 27th at Noon - Martin Walker signs Fatal Pursuit

In his 9th book, Dordogne’s Police Chief Bruno has his hands fun. The annual race and vintage car parade – something which normally brings only the problems of rich drunks – is complicated by rumors that a legendary Bugatti car, one of only four made and missing since the defeat of Germany, has been located. The car with worth a fortune and, to some, worth killing over. (SeaMystery)… (more)

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