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Suicide Most Foul., Jeffreys, J. G. (pseudonym of Ben Healey)
Suicide Most Foul.
Jeffreys, J. G. (pseudonym of Ben Healey)
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A Fatal Vineyard Season: A Martha's Vineyard Mystery., Craig, Philip R. (1933-2007).
A Fatal Vineyard Season: A Martha's Vineyard Mystery.
Craig, Philip R. (1933-2007).
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Mean Rooms., Smith, Julie.
Mean Rooms.
Smith, Julie.
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Perish in July., Hardwick, Mollie (1916-2003).
Perish in July.
Hardwick, Mollie (1916-2003).
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The Bandersnatch., Hardwick, Mollie (1916-2003).
The Bandersnatch.
Hardwick, Mollie (1916-2003).
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The Detective and Mr. Dickens., Palmer, William J.
The Detective and Mr. Dickens.
Palmer, William J.
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November Joe: The Detective of the Woods., Prichard, H. Hesketh (1876-1922).
November Joe: The Detective of the Woods.
Prichard, H. Hesketh (1876-1922).
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The Needle That Wouldn't Hold Still., Stone, Hampton (pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein) (1906-1985).
The Needle That Wouldn't Hold Still.
Stone, Hampton (pseudonym of Aaron Marc Stein) (1906-1985).
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Century of Thrillers. Volume II.
1 Century of Thrillers. Volume II.
New York. President Press. 1937. Hardcover in red cloth boards with black titles,  Very good. No dust jacket (as issued?). Authors not listed on contents page so former owner has written them in pencil. Text is clean in solid binding. Toning to endpapers & rubbing to boards with fading to spine. Former owner's bookplate. 8vo. 373 pp. Twenty stories. Contributions by Mary Roberts Rinehart, Ellery Queen, Wilkie Collins, Sheridan Le Fenu, Algernon Blackwood and others. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The World of Elizabeth George: A Reader's Companion.
2 The World of Elizabeth George: A Reader's Companion.
New York. Bantam Books. 1994. Special Limited Edition. Staple bound. Fine in pictorial wrappers. Softcover. 6" x 9". 24 pp. Elizabeth George describes her own perspective on writing. With profiles of key characters & brief guide to each of her novels to that date. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
The Dallas Deception., Abshire, Richard.
3 Abshire, Richard. The Dallas Deception.
New York. Morrow. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover in black quarter cloth & orange paper-w Fine in very good dust jacket. Text is clean in solid binding. Jacket lightly rubbed at spine ends with crease to front flap. No tears or chips. 8vo. 299 pp. The third private eye Jack Kyle mystery. A neoclassic detective novel set in the Dallas underworld of pornographers & drug dealers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Mystery & Detection Annual., Adams, Donald (ed.).
4 Adams, Donald (ed.). The Mystery & Detection Annual.
Beverly Hills. Published by the editor. 1972. First Printing. Hardcover in red cloth boards stamped in gilt. Near fine lacking dust jacket. Light wear to spine ends. 8vo. 264 pp. The edition is dedicated to Poe with essays on Dickens, Futrelle, R. Austin Freeman, Ross Macdonald & Horace McCoy. Reviews by Julian Symons & others. Illustrations. 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
Deadline For Final Art., Adkins, Jan.
5 Adkins, Jan. Deadline For Final Art.
New York. Walker. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover in black paper-wrapped boards with red titles on spine. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Soil to top edge. Book is square & tight. Jacket bright with none of the usual rubbing to white background. Price intact on front flap. 8vo. 185 pp. plus 1 pp. advert. The author's 2nd mystery & the 1st to feature series character Charlie Salt. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Watery Grave., Alexander, Bruce.
6 Alexander, Bruce. Watery Grave.
New York. G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth and paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 265 pp. The third Sir John Fielding mystery. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
Dead Dinosaurs., Alexander, Gary.
7 Alexander, Gary. Dead Dinosaurs.
New York. Doubleday. 1994 First Edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 326 pp. The second Luis Balam novel. 
Price: 7.50 USD
 
 
An Inside Job., Allan, Stella.
8 Allan, Stella. An Inside Job.
New York. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1978. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover in black cloth boards. Fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square & clean in solid binding. Jacket edge worn with tears at head of spine & bottom of front panel. 8vo. 22 pp. Originally published in the U.K. by Collins in the same year. The author's 3rd book. A cool & competent London business woman is seduced into swindling the company she works for out of a million dollars. Tense & swift moving. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Change of Heart., Allen, Jack.
9 Allen, Jack. Change of Heart.
Taylor, Michigan. Burping Frog Publications. 2001. First Edition. Perfect bound. Fine in fine pictorial wrappers. As new. Softcover. 5.5" x 8.5". 313 pp. Signed by the author on the title page. Navy Intelligence operative Joshua McGowan is sent to an island off the Russian western coast to rescue a young woman who once worked for a Kremlin Colonel who is now plotting a return to power. Review copy with publisher's news releases laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
All Creatures Dark and Dangerous., Allyn, Doug.
10 Allyn, Doug. All Creatures Dark and Dangerous.
Norfolk, Virginia. Crippen & Landru Publishers. 1999. First Edition. Perfect bound in pictorial wrappers. fine in fine wrappers. Softcover. 6" x 9". 194 pp. plus 4 pp. co Collection of seven stories featuring small-town Michigan veterinarian Dave Westbrook. Also contains Doug Allyn introduction & checklist. Allyn is an Edgar winner for best Short story. Two of these stories won the Ellery Queen Readers Award. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
Goodey's Last Stand., Alverson, Charles.
11 Alverson, Charles. Goodey's Last Stand.
Boston. Houghton Mifflin Co. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth boards. Very good in very good dust jacket. Slight spine lean & light sunning to top of boards. Text bright in solid binding. Light rubbing to white jacket background with sunning to spine. Bright Ned Glattauer '70s jacket design. 8vo. 232 pp. (a Midnight Novel of Suspense). This is the author's 3rd novel & 2nd mystery. Set in San Francisco & introducing Joe Goodey, former police detective turned P.I. In the Chandler tradition. 
Price: 9.50 USD
 
 
Dirty Story., Ambler, Eric.
12 Ambler, Eric. Dirty Story.
New York. Atheneum. 1967. First Edition. Fine in near fine jacket. Jacket bright with small inked number on upper left of jacket rear. 8vo. 269 pp. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Journey Into Fear., Ambler, Eric.
13 Ambler, Eric. Journey Into Fear.
New York. Pocket Books. 1943. First Printing. Perfect bound. Red edges. Good in pictorial wrappers. Crack at title page but no loosening. Bind is still solid. Text clean. Wraps rubbed. Cover illustrations bright. Softcover. 6.5" x 4.25". 242 pp. plus adv Basis for the 1943 film with screen play by and starring Orson Wells & Joseph Cotton. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Riverside Villas Murder., Amis, Kingsley.
14 Amis, Kingsley. The Riverside Villas Murder.
London. Jonathan Cape. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover in green cloth boards. Near fine in very good edge rubbed & price clipped dust jacket. Spot of soil to bottom page edges. 8vo. 224 pp. The author's 2nd mystery novel. Set in 1930s England. Only a young 14-year-old boy and his friend Reg guess the truth about the killer in their small country town. Book review laid in. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Borderline Murder., Amos, Alan (pseudonym of Kathleen Moore Knight).
15 Amos, Alan (pseudonym of Kathleen Moore Knight). Borderline Murder.
Garden City, N.Y. Doubleday & Co. for the Crime Club. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover in cloth boards. Very good in like dust jacket. Book is square & tight with toning to text as usual. Jacket is price clipped with chips at head of spine & two closed tears to rear panel. 8vo. 188 pp. Set in a Texas-Mexico border town. Larry Winters hunts the man responsible for his unjust conviction as a jewel thief. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Rio Grande Fall., Anaya, Rudolfo.
16 Anaya, Rudolfo. Rio Grande Fall.
New York. Warner Books. 1996. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front free endpaper. "Sherry. Always in our hearts. May the good times roll. From an old friend. Ru Hard cover in cloth and paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 359 pp. The second Sonny Baca mystery set at the Alburquerque Hot Air Balloon Fiesta. 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
Assassin: An Inner Sanctum Mystery., Anderson, James.
17 Anderson, James. Assassin: An Inner Sanctum Mystery.
(1969). Taiwan pirated edition. Hardcover in red cloth boards stamped in gilt. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Light fading to spine. Uncommon. 8vo. 219 pp. Anderson's first mystery & the first featuring series character Mikael Josef Petros. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
My Dead Brother., Anderson, Rex (1937-2015).
18 Anderson, Rex (1937-2015). My Dead Brother.
New York. St. Martin's Press. 1990. First Edition. Hardcover in black cloth boards. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Red dot on top edge. Jacket lightly rubbed with sunned at top edge. No tears or chips. 8vo. 213 pp. The author's third mystery novel. Set in Houston. Writer Mel Mortis's rotten brother is shot dead. His business partner is convicted. Now the police think Mel may be the culprit. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Fault Line., Andrews, Sarah.
19 Andrews, Sarah. Fault Line.
New York. St. Martin's Minotaur. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover in black paper-wrapped boards with gilt titles on spine. Fine in fine dust jacket. 8vo. 307 pp. The seventh forensic geologist Emily Hansen mystery. Set in Salt Lake City during the Olympics. After an earth quake, Em is hired to find the murderer of a fellow geologist. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Dramatic Murder., Anthony, Elizabeth.
20 Anthony, Elizabeth. Dramatic Murder.
London. Hodder and Stoughton. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover in maroon cloth boards. Very good. Lacking dust jacket. Boards lightly rubbed to extremities with small scuff on front panel. Former owner's neat signature on front free endpaper. Text is clean in solid binding. 12mo. 254 pp. plus 2 pp. adverts. The author's first mystery novel. A man hosting a Christmas gathering is murdered. Which of his friends could have suddenly and spectacularly done him in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
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