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The Bad Samaritan

By: Barnard, Robert (1936-2013)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1995

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019871

Condition: Very Good


Text bright in solid binding. Very light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tear or chips. Former owner's name on top corner of first blank page. Several initials printed on the last blank page. Detective Sergeant Charlie Peace & his boss Mike Oddie investigate a murder in a parrish where the vicar's wife has lost her faith. View more info

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A Fatal Attachment

By: Barnard, Robert (1936-2013)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1992

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019872

Condition: Very Good


Text bright in solid binding. Very light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tear or chips. Former owner's name on top corner of front free endpaper. Several initials printed on the on rear paste down endpaper. A nationally known writer lives a bleak and lonely life in a Yorkshire village. One bright spot had been her sister's sons. But one died in the Falklands and the other has gone on to an acting career in London. Now she has replaced them with teenage neighbor boys. But the plot turns dark. View more info

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At Death's Door

By: Barnard, Robert (1936-2013)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1988

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019873

Condition: Very Good


Text bright in solid binding. Very light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tear or chips. Former owner's name on top corner of first blank page. Several initials printed on the last blank page. A dying great novelist & rake. His mistress, a temperamental actress & mother of his illegitimate daughter. All end up at the home of the dying writer's schoolmaster son. It had been peaceful there until now. View more info

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Death & the Princess

By: Barnard, Robert (1936-2013)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1995

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019874

Condition: Near Fine


Text bright in solid binding. Former owner's name on top corner of first blank page. Twol initials printed on the last blank page. Voluptuous young Princess Helena's friends & lovers start turning up dead. Buckingham Palace asks Superintendent Perry Trethowan to investigate. It turns out that his assignment is more difficult that anyone expected. View more info

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The Cherry Blossom Corpse

By: Barnard, Robert (1936-2013)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1987

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019875

Condition: Very Good


Text bright in solid binding. Very light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tear or chips. Former owner's name on top corner of first blank page. Four initials printed on the last blank page. Scotland Yard's Perry Trethowan is asked by his sister, a fledgling romance writer, to accompany her to a World Association of Romantic Novelists (WARN) convention. One of the guests ends up murdered in the local fjord. One of Barnard's best. View more info

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A Fall From Grace

By: Barnard, Robert (1936-2013)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2007

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019876

Condition: Fine


Text bright in solid binding. Detective Inspector Charlie Peace & his wife Felicity are surprised when her boorish father moves to their Yorkshire home town. Everything seems to be going pretty well. And then there is a murder. And Felicity may be a suspect. View more info

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Death of a Charming Man

By: Beaton, M C (pseudonym of Marion McChesney)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019733

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. The author's 10th Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery. Hamish, to escape the unofficial engagement to Priscilla Halburton-Smythe, investigates a newcomer to nearby Drim. Single, wealthy & terribly attractive, Peter Hynd has thrown the middle-aged matrons of the town into a flutter. And sent the local men into a slow burn. Hamish expects & gets trouble. View more info

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A Deadly Place to Stay

By: Bell, Josephine (pseudonym of Doris Bell Ball) (1897-1987)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Co.: 1983

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019251

Condition: Very Good


Slight spine lean. Crack at title page. Binding still tight & text clean. Jacket edge rubbed with small closed tear at top of front panel and at top rear tip. Originally published in England as "The Innocent" by Hodder in 1983. A young woman from a foster home runs away to London. She is offered haven in the house of a faux religious order only to find that she is a prisoner. View more info

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Murder in the Palais Royal

By: Black, Cara

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Soho Press.: 2010

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019074

Condition: Fine


Paris (Louvre) map frontispiece. An Aimee Leduc investigation. Aimee's partner Rene Friant has been shot and Aimee has been witnessed as the culprit. Hardcover in black quarter cloth and black paper-wrapped boards. Light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. View more info

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Murder on the Champ de Mars

By: Black, Cara

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Soho Press.: 2015

Edition: First Edition..

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019510

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. Large page size postcard bound in. "One Entry Ticket. Win a killer trip to Paris with Cara Black sweepstakes." Official Rules for killer trip bound into the book as it's last pages. Paris map endpapers. Set in 1999 Paris. Aimee Leduc helps a gypsy boy who insists that his dying mother has an important secret. View more info

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Monsieur Pamplemousse Takes the Cure

By: Bond, (Thomas) Michael (1926-1917)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1988

Edition: First American Edition..

Seller ID: 019515

Condition: Fine


Jacket rubbing to extremities & small closed tear to top of front panel. The 5th in the Gastronomic Mystery series by the author of Paddington Bear. Sleuth and bon vivant Monsieur Aristide Pamplemousse must loose weight. At the exclusive Chateau Morgue health spa he finds unexplained fatalities, orgies, blackmail and worse. Seems he has bitten off more than he can chew. View more info

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Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates

By: Bond, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Columbine.: 1990

Edition: First American Edition..

Seller ID: 019555

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket lightly bumped to top spine edge & tips. Illustration bright. The seventh in the Gastronomic Mystery series by the author of Paddington Bear. Someone is out to destroy Le Guide, The famous French restaurant directory. View more info

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The Cat Who Came To Breakfast

By: Braun, Lilian Jackson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019754

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Light remainder mark on bottom edge. Light rubbing to jacket. No tears or chips. Features Jim Qwilleran, Koko and Yum Yum. The development of a major resort complex on Pear Island has the locals upset. Who is angry enough to murder? View more info

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The Body on the Beach

By: Brett, Simon

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019637

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. A nice copy. Jacket price clipped with light rubbing to extremities. No tears or chips. The first in The Fethering Mysteries featuring the redoubtable Carole Seddon & her worldly wise accomplice Jude. A body on beach that disappears. View more info

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The Hanging in the Hotel

By: Brett, Simon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime.: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019642

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. The 5th novel in the Fethering series featuring Carole Seddon & Jude. Set in a English sea-side hamlet. A murder during an elitist men's group of businessmen meeting. Jude was waitressing. She asks Carole to help her solve the crime. View more info

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Outfoxed

By: Brown, Rita Mae

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019508

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. Set in a Virginia Blue Ridge Mountain town with a tradition for foxhunting. A new master of the hunt must be chosen to be ready to replace their revered master Jane Arnold who is nearing 70. With the competition for the job all gentility flies out the window. View more info

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The Big Cat Nap

By: Brown, Rita Mae & Sneaky Pie Brown.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books.: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019736

Condition: Fine


Light bump to head of jacket spine and tiny soil spots along top of front flap. This is the 20th anniversary Mrs. Murphy mystery. "Harry and her menagerie throw a wrench into the gears of a killer of grease monkeys." View more info

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Cold Case Squad

By: Buchanan, Edna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2004

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019358

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. A nice copy.The Pulitzer Prize winning Miami Herald police reporter writes "a new suspense novel that features a special homicide unit that breathes new life into old cases." (from the dust jacket). View more info

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Juice

By: Campbell, Robert (1927-2000)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Poseidon Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition..

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019550

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed by the author on the top corner of the title page. Book square & tight. Light soil to top edge with top corner tip bumps. Text bright in solid binding. Light rubbing to jacket corner tips. Entertaining novel about the juicemen (loan sharks) of Los Angeles and the losers who need them. Campbell's usual shocking & sometimes hilarious style. View more info

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The Scorpio Letters

By: Canning, Victor (1911-1986)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, William Sloane Associates: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019806

Condition: Very Good


Book is square & tight with bright text. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Light bumps to spine ends. Jacket bright with 1/2" tear to bottom of front panel. Light rubbing to rear panel. $3.95 price intact on front flap. A man crossing a London street is killed. He is carrying four blackmail letters. Mostly set in France, the basis for the 1968 MGM film directed by Richard Thorpe. View more info