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Honest Doubt

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

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019985

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket bright. Kate Fansler gets help in her next case. The author introduces a new heroine. Estelle "Woody" Woodhaven. The two solve the murder of a very unpopular professor. View more info

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The Edge of Doom

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

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019986

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean in bright dust jacket. Kate Fansler meets a man who claims to be her father. When more secrets & lies emerge Kate & the Fansler family are pushed close to the edge of doom. This was the author's last mystery novel. View more info

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The Habit of Fear

By: Davis, Dorothy Salisbury

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1987

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 17678


278 pp. 8vo. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Dorothy Salisbury Davis was named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America. This is her 4th novel featuring newspaper columnist & part time sleuth Julie Hayes. Fine in fine dust jacket. As new Hardcover in red quarter cloth & blue paper-wrapped boards. View more info

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Deadline

By: Dewey, Thomas B(lanchard) (1915-1981)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020035

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Light bump to head of spine. Jacket bright with $3.95 price intact on front flap. Edge wear with small tears & bump to head of spine. Featuring the author's series character Mac, the Chicago private eye. Asked to help save a young boy from the electric chair leads him to a small town that wants blood. View more info

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The Love-Death Thing

By: Dewey, Thomas B(lanchard) (1915-1981)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020036

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Blue top edge. Text tight & clean. Light bumps to spine ends. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Jacket bright with $4.95 price intact on front flap. Edge wear with small tears & bump to spine ends. Featuring the author's series character Mac, the Chicago private eye. Mac is sent to Venice, Southern California's Hippieland, to find a runaway girl. View more info

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Death and Taxes

By: Dewey, Thomas B(lanchard) (1915-1981)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020037

Condition: Very Good


Book is square, tight & clean. Text tight & clean. Rubbing to edges. Jacket bright with $3.95 price intact on front flap. Light rubbing to edges with light soil to rear panel. Featuring the author's series character Mac, the Chicago private eye. Mac is asked to help a retired racketeer deliver a million dollars in cash to the man's daughter. But the old man is gunned down before he can get the money to Mac. Now everyone is after Mac. View more info

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The King Killers

By: Dewey, Thomas B(lanchard) (1915-1981)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020047

Condition: Very Good


Book is square, tight & clean. Text bright. Light soil to top edge. Jacket bright with $4.50 price intact on front flap. Light rubbing to edges with light soil & small closed tear to top of rear panel. Featuring the author's series character Mac, the Chicago private eye. A simple collection errand turns deadly when Mac if framed for murder. And accused of selling defective wooden guns. View more info

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The Taurus Trip. An Inner Sanctum Mystery

By: Dewey, Thomas B(lanchard) (1915-1981)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020048

Condition: Very Good


Book is square, tight & clean. Signs of tape removal to front & rear panels & endpapers. Jacket bright with $4.95 price intact on front flap. White background like new. Featuring the author's series character Mac, the Chicago private eye. View more info

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A Long Finish

By: Dibdin, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Canadian Edition..

Seller ID: 019552

Condition: Fine


Nice copy. Light bumping to jacket extremities. An Italian Criminalpol officer Aurelio Zen novel. Back in Rome, Zen is asked by a famous film director to arrange the release of the scion of a great wine-growing family jailed ror the murder of his own father. View more info

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A Long Finish

By: Dibdin, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019699

Condition: Fine


Uncorrected Bound Galleys. Wraps protected by clear plastic. An Italian Criminalpol officer Aurelio Zen novel. Back in Rome, Zen is asked by a famous film director to arrange the release of the scion of a great wine-growing family jailed for the murder of his own father. View more info

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Blood Rain

By: Dibdin, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019700

Condition: Fine


Uncorrected Bound Galleys. Wraps protected by clear plastic. Aurelio Zen is assigned to Sicily. An order that he has been dreading. His new post starts with a gruesome, unidentified, decomposed corpse sealed in a railroad wagon. View more info

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Walking Dead

By: Dickinson, Peter (Malcolm de Brissac) (1927-2015)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books.: 1977

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019622

Condition: Very Good


Book is tight & text clean. Slight spine lean. Former owner's name & date (3/21/78) on front free endpaper. Jacket rubbing to extremities. No tears or chips. Set in a corrupt & backward Caribbean state, Dr. David Foxe trains rats to run through mazes. Foxe is running through his own maze leading him to a a psychotic prime minister, political prisoners attempting to escape by magical means & the crazy mother of the president. View more info

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Saratoga Backtalk

By: Dobyns, Stephen

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019369

Condition: Fine


Inscribed by the author on the title page. Dobyns' 8th Charlie Bradshaw mystery. Charlie is on jury duty. His sidekick, Victor Plotz investigates the death of a wealthy horse owner who was kicked to death by a horse. Luckily Charlie comes to clear up things up. View more info

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The Church of Dead Girls

By: Dobyns, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Books. Henry Holt & Co.: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019961

Condition: Near Fine


Light bump to head of spine. A nice copy. Three girls vanish in a small upstate New York town. With the ruinous effects of suspicion the citizens take the law into their own hands. View more info

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Saratoga Fleshpot

By: Dobyns, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019962

Condition: Very Good


Book is square & tight with clean text. Former owner's name to top corner of front free endpaper. List of nine initials to top left corner of rear pastedown endpaper. The 9th Charlie Bradshaw mystery. Action at the Saratoga horse auctions featuring Charlie's pal Victor Plotz. View more info

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Saratoga Snapper

By: Dobyns, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019963

Condition: Very Good


Book is square, tight & clean. Light wear to jacket corners and crease to bottom front flap. Former owner's name to top corner of front free endpaper. List initials to top left corner of rear pastedown endpaper. The 4th Charlie Bradshaw mystery. Charlie's friend Victor Plotz becomes the Saratoga Snapper taking pictures of tourists...until his camera is stolen. View more info

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Cold Dog Soup

By: Dobyns, Stephen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019964

Condition: Very Good


Book is square, tight & clean. Former owner's name to top corner of front free endpaper. The adventures of Lathmer, an innocent abroad in New York City. He needs to get rid of a dead dog! With the help of a philosophical Haitian cab driver he begins an adventure that he will never forget. View more info

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A Boat Off the Coast

By: Dobyns, Stephen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019965

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Former owner's name to top corner of front free endpaper. "Compelling portrait of the desperation of a place and the people who live there." Drug running. A Vietnam vet who wants to take his 2-year old son to a ghost town where he can make his own rules. And a dockworker who wants a Corvette in the worst way. View more info

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Good Morning, Irene

By: Douglas, Carole Nelson

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, A TOR Book / A Tom Doherty Associates Book.: 1991

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019596

Condition: Near Fine


Light soil to top edge near spine. Otherwise fine in square, tight & clean boards. The author's 2nd Irene Adler novel. Set in 1890s Paris, Irene meets Sarah Bernhardt, investigates the drowning of a tattooed sailor, and, of course, Sherlock Holmes plays a role. View more info

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Family Affair

By: Eberhart, Mignon G (1899-1996)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Random House.: 1981

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019257

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket price clipped with two small closed tears on top edge. Set in New York City. An idyllic family is shocked by the murder of a mean & petty stepson. By the winner of the 1971 Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award. View more info