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Jolie Blon's Bounce

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster.: 2006

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019972

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Appears to be unread. Rubbing to jacket edges. Dave Robicheaux investigates two murders of young girls. Tries to keep a local mafia boss from taking justice into his own hands. And Clete Purcel comes home for a visit! View more info

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Light of the World

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster.: 2013

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019973

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Appears to be unread. Dave Robicheaux & his friend Clete Purcel are vacationing in Montana with their daughters. And trouble follows all four of them. "A harrowing novel that examines the nature of evil..." View more info

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Creole Belle

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster.: 2013

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019974

Condition: Very Good


Book is square, tight & clean. Bump to head of spine. Dave Robicheaux with the help of his friend Clete Purcel hunt for a missing woman whom many think has been dead for quite a while. But, of course, there's a lot more to it than that. 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

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The Second Chandler Omnibus: The Little Sister, The Long Good-bye, Playback

By: Chandler, Raymond (1888-1959)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1962

Edition: First U. K. Edition.

Seller ID: 019810

Condition: Very Good


Introduction from "The Simple Art of Murder" including the spelling error on page 8 (Premiss" instead of premise. Book is square, tight & clean. Slight spine lean. Jacket bright with edge rubbing & closed tears on spine ends. Three full length novels of Chandler at his best. View more info

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Farewll, My Lovely

By: Chandler, Raymond.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cleveland and New York, World Publishing Co.: 1946

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019329

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards. Binding tight & square. Text toned as is usual with this publisher. Rubbing to extremities. Jacket bright with photos from the film on front & rear panels. Front flap clipped at top corner. Edge worn with 1/2" chip at head of spine. This is a movie tie-in for the 1944 film-noir classic "Murder My Sweet" starring Dick Powell, Claire Trevor & Mike Mazurki. Directed by Edward Dmytryk. (The 1st film version of Farewell, My Lovely). View more info

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Evil Angels Among Them

By: Charles, Kate ( pseudonym of Carol A Chase)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1996

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019461

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny dot of soil to book fore edge. Book is square & tight. Appears to be unread. The author's 5th mystery novel to feature amateur sleuth Lucy Kingsley and solicitor David Midddleton-Brown. Set in a small Norfolk village, terrifying phone calls are attacking the local rector's young bride. View more info

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Four Faultless Felons

By: Chesterton, G(ilbert) K(eith) (1874-1936)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1930

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019610

Condition: Good


Bright boards front & rear. Sunning & foxing to spine. Brown top edges. Crack at half title page. Binding holding. Bookseller stamp at top corner of front free endpaper. Former owner's name, town & date (11/29/35) on title page. Text clean & illustrated endpapers. Four mystery short stories with prologue. "The Moderate Murderer," The Honest Quack," The Ecstatic Thief," & "The Loyal Traitor." View more info

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Endless Night

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead & Co.: 1967

Edition: First U.S. Edition..

Seller ID: 019636

Condition: Very Good


Text bright in solid binding. Stain to top of front cover. Jacket price clipped with 1" chip to head of spine & edge wear. A non-series novel. A newly-wed couple are threatened after building their dream home on the cursed Gypsy's Acre. Basis for the 1972 film directed by Sidney Gilliat and starring Hayley Mills, & George Sanders. View more info

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I'll Be Seeing You

By: Clark, Mary Higgins

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster.: 1993

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019423

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. Small address stamp on both endpapers. Tiny chip at head of spine. A television news reporter makes a startling discovery while covering the emergency room in a large metropolitan hospital. View more info

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The Cinderella Murder: An Under Suspicion Novel

By: Clark, Mary Higgins & Alafair Burke

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster.: 2014

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019654

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square & tight. Tiny initials in top corner of front free endpaper. The two author's first collaboration. Featuring characters from Clark's bestseller "I've Got You Under My Skin." Laurie Moran, creator of the true crime drama television show, investigates the murder of a beautiful UCLA student and asks why was she missing on of her shoes when she was killed. View more info

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Six Seconds of Darkness

By: Cohen, Octavus Roy (1891-1959)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Floyd, VA, Black Curtain Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition thus.

Seller ID: 020023

Condition: Near Fine


The author's 4th novel. Features sleuth David Carroll. Carroll's probe of police corruption has made him unpopular. He is put in charge of the investigation into the shooting murder of a civic reformer - and the three people trying to confess to the crime. A nice copy. Light rubbing to black wrappers. Appears to be unread. View more info

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Death of a Writer

By: Collins, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bloomsbury USA: 2006

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019603

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket corners & rubbing to rear cover. A one time literary prodigy is now a depressed college professor. His unsuccessful suicide leaves him in a barely conscious state. A novel is found in his basement describing a local child murder. Blend of suspense & psychological complexity & yes even humor. View more info

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Body of Evidence

By: Cornwell, Patricia D(aniels).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1990

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019439

Condition: Very Good


Light curl to wrapper tips. Solid unread copy of the Advance, Uncorrected Reading Copy of the 2nd Dr. Kay Scarpetta novel. The Chief Medical Examiner becomes involved in the case of a stalker turned murderer? View more info

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The Frightened Fiancee

By: Coxe, George Harmon (1901-1984)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf.: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019616

Condition: Very Good


Book bound in orange patterned paper-wrapped boards. Rubbing to extremities with small tear to bottom of fore edge. Text clean in solid binding. Jacket worn with large chip to bottom of spine. Front flap loose. Wear to all edges. The author's first mystery to feature Sam Crombie. A bride to be looses two prospective husbands to death. Now the third is slumped in a chair with a bullet hole in his chest. View more info

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No Word From Winifred

By: Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn G Heilbrun) (1926-2003)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton.: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019981

Condition: Very Good


Book is tight with bright text. Slight spine lean. Former owner's name on front free endpaper and six initials on top left corner of rear pastedown endpaper. Jacket bright with light bumps to spine ends. The award winning author's 8th mystery novel. Professor-sleuth Kate Fansler searches for the young biographer a noted British novelist. She has vanished leaving a trail from Oxford to New York City. View more info

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A Trap for Fools

By: Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn G Heilbrun) (1926-2003)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019982

Condition: Very Good


Book is tight with bright text. Slight spine lean. Former owner's name on front free endpaper and nine initials on top left corner of rear pastedown endpaper. Jacket bright with light bumps to spine ends. The award winning author's 9th mystery novel. Professor-sleuth Kate Fansler is asked to solve the murder of an unpopular professor who jumped or was pushed from his seven story office window. View more info

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The Collected Stories

By: Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn G Heilbrun) (1926-2003)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019983

Condition: Very Good


Book is square & tight with bright text. Former owner's name on front free endpaper and five initials on top left corner of rear pastedown endpaper. Jacket bright with light bump to head of spine. Ten short stories plus an introduction by the author. All of the author's short fiction collected in one volume. View more info

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An Imperfect Spy

By: Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn G Heilbrun) (1926-2003)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019984

Condition: Very Good


Book is tight with bright text. Slight spine lean. Former owner's name on front free endpaper and 11 initials on top left corner of rear pastedown endpaper. Jacket bright with light bump to head of spine. Kate Fansler & her husband Reed decide to teach a semester at Schuyler Law School where they meet an extraordinary secretary who patterns her life after John le Carre's charact George Smiley. View more info