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Follow the Sharks

By: Tapply, William G (1940-2009)

Price: $11.50

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

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019843

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 ten initials on left top corner of rear pastedown endpaper. Jacket lightly edge rubbed. No tears or chips. The author's 3rd Boston lawyer Brady Coyne mystery. A former Red Sox pitcher comes to Brady for help. His 10 year old son has been kidnapped. Here is Brady as his best. View more info

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The Seventh Enemy

By: Tapply, William G (1940-2009)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Otto Penzler Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019844

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 nine initials on left top corner of rear pastedown endpaper. Jacket bright with no tears or chips. Light rubbing to top corner tips. A lawyer Brady Coyne mystery. Brady is putting up pal & celebrity outdoorsman Walt Kinnick before Walt is scheduled to appear as a gun lobby spokesman before the state can pass a gun-control bill. Brady changes Walt's mind and they are both attacked by an unknown gunman. View more info

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Hell Bent

By: Tapply, William G (1940-2009)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2008

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019845

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. A lawyer Brady Coyne mystery. Brady is asked by an ex-girlfriend to represent her brother, a notable photojournalist, in a divorce. Later the brother is found dead of an apparent suicide. Brady is convinced that something is not right. That the suicide was staged. View more info

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The Snake Eater

By: Tapply, William G (1940-2009)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Otto Penzler Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019846

Condition: Very Good


Book is tight & text is clean. Spine lean. Former owner's name on top corner of front free endpaper with set of nine initials on left top corner of rear pastedown endpaper. Jacket bright with no tears or chips. A lawyer Brady Coyne mystery. Brady helps a Vietnam vet who is writing a book of his memoirs. Events turn deadly. Brady finds himself fighting a guerrilla war on the home front. View more info

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Shadow of Death

By: Tapply, William G (1940-2009)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2003

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019847

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. A lawyer Brady Coyne mystery. Brady is asked to check on a political candidate's husband. Is he having an affair? With the help of a former copy turned P.I. what appears to be a simple situation turns deadly. View more info

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Past Tense

By: Tapply, William G (1940-2009)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2001

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019848

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. Slight spine lean. A lawyer Brady Coyne mystery. Brady & his girl friend Evie vacation in Cape Cod. Evie has a stalker. The first morning of their vacation Evie returns from a morning run to find the stalker dead on their doorsteps. Now Evie & Brady are suspects. After returning to Boston Evie disappears. View more info

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One-Way Ticket

By: Tapply, William G (1940-2009)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2007

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019849

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. A lawyer Brady Coyne mystery. A clients son calls in Brady. The son's father is in the emergency room of a local hospital. The mob has threatened & beat him because of the sons gambling debt. Now Brady is in the middle of a situation where he hopes to rescue both the father & the son. View more info

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Gray Ghost

By: Tapply, William G (1940-2009)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2007

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019850

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. The author's 2nd Stoney Calhoun novel. Seven years ago, Stonewall Jackson Calhoun woke up a V.A. hospital. He had lost his memory. Now he starts over as a part-time fishing guide & part owner of a bait-and-tackle shop in Maine. On a fishing trip with a client they stop at a small uninhabited island and find a corpse. Is the corpse a clue to Stoney's past? View more info

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Nervous Water

By: Tapply, William G (1940-2009)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2005

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019856

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. Slight spine lean. A lawyer Brady Coyne mystery. Brady is contacted by an aged relative, a fisherman from Maine, who wants to mend fences with his estranged daughter. But the daughter seems to have just disappeared without a trace. View more info

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A Fine Line

By: Tapply, William G (1940-2009)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2002

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019857

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. Slight spine lean. A lawyer Brady Coyne mystery. Brady's longtime friend, a world-renowned ornithologist & outdoorsman, is murdered and his son is missing. And a notorious ecoterrorist group is taking action in Boston. And the son is still missing. View more info

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Out Cold

By: Tapply, William G (1940-2009)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2006

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019858

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. As new. A lawyer Brady Coyne mystery. On a morning after a snowstorm, Brady discovers the body of a young girl buried underneath the newly fallen snow. The police think that she is just another runaway. But Brady must find out the truth. View more info

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Scar Tissue

By: Tapply, William G (1940-2009)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2000

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019859

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. Very light rubbing to jacket edges. A lawyer Brady Coyne mystery. An old client of Brady's call to tell him that his son & girl friend have had a car accident. Their car went off the road & into a river. The girl is dead and the son is missing, probably swept away by the river's current. When Brady investigates the local police chief seems to want to get rid of him. What's going on??? View more info

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Tight Lines

By: Tapply, William G (1940-2009)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition..

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019860

Condition: Very Good


Signed by the author on the title page below his printed name. Book is tight & text is clean. Spine lean. Former owner's name on top corner of front free endpaper with set of ten initials on left top corner of rear pastedown endpaper. Jacket edge rubbed with chips to bottom corners. A lawyer Brady Coyne mystery. An elderly client is dying. Her only heir is her 30 year-old daughter. The client wants Brady to find her. Brady learns that the daughter's drowned body has been found in a pond in New Hampshire. There are many people with murderous motives. But then several suspects begin turning up d... View more info

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Only Half a Hoax

By: Taylor, L A [ie, Laurie Aylma Taylor Sparer] (1939-1996)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Co: 1983

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019316

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean in solid binding. Light age toning to text. Jacket edge rubbed with a few tiny chips to extremities. Taylor's 3rd mystery novel. The first to feature Joseph Jamison, young computer engineer & family man whose hobby is investigating UFOs. A UFO sighting & two murders stir up his normal family life. View more info

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The Bachelors of Broken Hill

By: Upfield, Arthur W (1888-1964)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, A Scribner Crime Classic. Collier Books. Macmillan Publishing Co.: 1986

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019532

Condition: Very Good


A paperback in solid binding. Rubbing to wrappers. Toning to endpapers. Text clean. A later Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte mystery. Set in the prosperous mining town of Broken Hill. Two men are dead from cyanide poisoning and another dies as the inspector arrives to investigate. With the help of the local constabulary, a professional burglar on vacation, & an amateur quick-sketch artist the case is solved. View more info

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Extenuating Circumstances

By: Valin, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019681

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. The author's 8th Harry Stoner mystery. Set in Cincinnati. An upstanding citizen is missing. Facts turned up in the search for him reveal his secret life. View more info

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Fire Lake

By: Valin, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019682

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket bright with no tears or chips. A nice copy. The author's 7th Harry Stoner mystery. Set in Cincinnati. Someone has taken Stoner's name & tried to commit suicide. Turns out to be Stoner's old college roommate who is in serious danger. Stoner looks to his past to try & help his friend. View more info

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Outsider in Amsterdam

By: Van de Wetering, Janwillem

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1975

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 019572

Condition: Near Fine


Book has slight spine lean. Appears to be unread. Light rubbing to jacket edges. The author's first mystery novel and the first featuring Adjutant Grijpstra and Sgt. Rinus de Gier. Set in a sleazy Amsterdam restaurant-cum-commune. The owner is found hung. Suicide? One of the residents, a former member of the Dutch Constabulary in New Guinea (the outsider) lends his help. View more info

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Hard Rain

By: Van de Wetering, Janwillem

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon.: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019626

Condition: Near Fine


Very light soil to top edge near spine. A Detective-Adjutant Gripstra and Detective-Sergeant de Gier mystery. Set in the Friesland province of Holland. A banker friend of the commissaris is found dead in his home. When there is progress in the investigation, everyone is called off the case. Friends in high places. But Gripstra & de Gier continue on their own. View more info

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Shadows at the Fair: An Antique Print Mystery

By: Wait, Lea

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Scribner.: 2002

Edition: First Edition..

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019278

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. Laid in are promo materials for future titles by Lea Wait. The is Wait's first mystery novel. Nominated for a "Best First Mystery" Agatha award by the Mystery Writer's of America. Introduces antique print dealer Maggie Summer. View more info