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Thrones, Dominations

By: Sayers, Dorothy L & Jill Paton Walsh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1998

Edition: First U.S. Edition..

Seller ID: 019459

Condition: Near Fine


Book spine ends lightly bumped with light rubbing to jacket spine ends. Dorothy L. Sayers began this Lord Peter Wimsey & Harriet Vane mystery in 1936. Now it is completed by award winning author Jill Paton Walsh. "Portrait of two very different marriages." View more info

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She Walks in Beauty

By: Shankman, Sarah

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books.: 1991

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019920

Condition: Very Good


Book is tight with bright text. Spine lean. Former owner's name on top corner of front free endpaper and eight initials printed on top left of rear pastedown endpaper. The author's 2nd Samantha Adams mystery. The Atlanta ace crime reporter us sent by her editor to Atlantic City to cover the Miss America Paneant. He has to be kidding... View more info

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African Trio: Talatala, Tropic Moon, & Aboard the Aquitaine

By: Simenon, Georges (1903-1989)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.: 1979

Edition: First American Edition..

Seller ID: 019715

Condition: Fair


Crack at half title page. Repaired. Remainder of text is tight & clean. Price clipped dust jacket edge rubbed with tiny chips to edges. View more info

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Maigret Sets a Trap

By: Simenon, Georges (1903-1989)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.: 1970

Edition: First American Edition..

Seller ID: 019809

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Very light soil to top edge. Text bright in solid binding. Jacket is edge rubbed with tiny chips to tips. Translated from the French by Daphne Woodward. First published in France as "Maigret Tend un Piege" Paris, 1969. "One of Maigret's most complex and difficult cases..." View more info

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Peking Duck: A Moses Wine Detective Novel

By: Simon, Roger L

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1979

Edition: First U. K. Edition.

Seller ID: 019338

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. The 3rd Mose Wine mystery. Set in China. Moses accompanies his aging activist aunt Sonia to the People's Republic where they are both accused of stealing a priceless Han Dynasty art work (a Peking Duck). Mayhem ensues. View more info

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The Night She Died

By: Simpson, Dorothy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1981

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 019906

Condition: Very Good


Book binding tight with clean text. Foxing to top edge. Former owner's name on top corner of front free endpaper and four initials printed on top left of rear pastedown endpaper. Light wear to ends of front jacket flaps and small chips to spine ends. This is the author's 2nd mystery novel and the first to feature Detective Inspector Luke Thanet. A pretty young woman is murdered with a kitchen knife. What was her secret? View more info

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Doomed to Die

By: Simpson, Dorothy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1991

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019907

Condition: Very Good


Book binding tight with clean text. Slight spine lean. Former owner's name on top corner of front free endpaper and six initials printed on top left of rear pastedown endpaper. This is Detective Inspector Luke Thanet mystery. A young artist, babysitting for a friend, lies murdered on her friend's kitchen floor. Why did she think that she would die young? It is up to Thanet to discover why this young woman has lost faith in herself & the world. View more info

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Once Too Often

By: Simpson, Dorothy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1998

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019908

Condition: Very Good


Book in tight binding & clean text. Slight spine lean. Former owner's name on top corner of front free endpaper and six initials printed on top left of rear pastedown endpaper.This is a Detective Inspector Luke Thanet mystery novel. A woman journalist for the regional newspaper is found dead with a broken neck at the foot of her staircase. Was it an accident or was she pushed? View more info

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Dead By Morning

By: Simpson, Dorothy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1989

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019909

Condition: Very Good


Book binding tight with clean text. Former owner's name on top corner of front free endpaper and five initials printed on top left of rear pastedown endpaper. Light wear & small chips to jacket spine ends & corner tips. Featuring Detective Inspector Luke Thanet. A long-lost brother comes home to claim his inheritance from his sister & her husband. Very soon the brother is found dead in a snowdrift with what looks like a hit-and-run driver. View more info

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A Day for Dying

By: Simpson, Dorothy

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1995

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019910

Condition: Very Good


Book binding tight with clean text. Spine lean. Former owner's name on top corner of front free endpaper and nine initials printed on top left of rear pastedown endpaper. Light bump to jacket bottom spine end. Featuring Detective Inspector Luke Thanet. A young man drowns in an indoor swimming pool during his own engagement party. Not all in either family is too upset. View more info

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Dead and Gone

By: Simpson, Dorothy

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 2000

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019911

Condition: Very Good


Book binding tight with clean text. Spine lean. Light bumps to jacket spine ends. Featuring Detective Inspector Luke Thanet. The wife of a prominent barrister destined to become a high-court judge is found at the bottom of a garden well. Her outrageous flirting had made her many enemiies. View more info

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No Laughing Matter

By: Simpson, Dorothy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1993

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019912

Condition: Very Good


Book binding tight with clean text. Spine lean. Former owner's name on top corner of front free endpaper and nine initials printed on top left of rear pastedown endpaper. Snall tear to jacket bottom spine end. Featuring Detective Inspector Luke Thanet. Expert winemaker & vineyard owner is murdered and Thanet's investigation reveals that his life was not as idyllic as it appeared to be. View more info

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Last Seen Alive

By: Simpson, Dorothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1985

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019913

Condition: Very Good


Book is tight with clean text. Solid square binding. Former owner's name on top corner of front free endpaper and five initials printed on top left of rear pastedown endpaper. The 5th novel featuring Detective Inspector Luke Thanet. A former resident revisiting Sturrenden is murdered. Is the murderer an old home town friend or a London connection? View more info

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Close Her Eyes

By: Simpson, Dorothy

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1984

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019914

Condition: Very Good


Book is tight with clean text. Spine lean. Former owner's name on top corner of front free endpaper and four initials printed on top left of rear pastedown endpaper.The 4th novel featuring Detective Inspector Luke Thanet. A 15-year-old girl, from a "Children of Jerusalem" family disappears. Has she run away? Or is there foul play? View more info

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Miss Melville Returns

By: Smith, Evelyn E

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Donald I. Fine: 1987

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019471

Condition: Near Fine


The 2nd Miss Melville mystery. Set in the New York City art world. Light foxing to edges. Book is square, tight & clean. View more info

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Why Aren't They Screaming?

By: Smith, Joan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1989

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019484

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. The author's 2nd mystery novel & the 2nd to feature Loretta Lawson. The impressive English feminist academic returns. Set near Oxford in the country home of a famous children's book author & illustrator whose life is in chaos. View more info

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The Doorbell Rang: A Nero Wolfe Novel

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1965

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019323

Condition: Fine


Nero Wolfe & Archie Goodwin are hired by a very rich woman to rid her of alleged FBI harassment. View more info

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The Marine Corpse

By: Tapply, William G

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's.: 1986

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019633

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square & tight. Very light foxing just starting on fore edges. Jacket wear to spine with crease to rear flap. The author's 4th lawyer Brady Coyne mystery. Set in Boston. What police thought was a case of another drunken bum frozen to death on Boston streets turns out to be wealthy heir & author Stu Carver gathering material for a book. Brady is hired to find out if Stu was murdered. View more info

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The Spotted Cats

By: Tapply, William G (1940-2009)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019841

Condition: Very Good


Book is tight & text is clean. Slight spine lean. Former owner's name on top corner of front free endpaper with set of seven initials on left top corner of rear pastedown endpaper. Jacket edge rubbed with chip to head of spine. Price printed on front endpaper. A lawyer Brady Coyne mystery. Visiting a friend, a former big game hunter, Brady becomes involved in a case of the theft of seven solid gold pre-Columbian jaguars. View more info

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Muscle Memory

By: Tapply, William G (1940-2009)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019842

Condition: Near Fine


Book is tight & text is clean. Slight spine lean and single initial printed on rear pastedown endpaper. A lawyer Brady Coyne mystery. Brady is representing a former professional basketball player in a divorce suit brought by man's wife. Quickly the player's wife is found brutally murdered. Brady is sure that his client is innocent. But he must prove it. View more info