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Hand and Ring

By: Green, Anna Katharine (1846-1935)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, A. L. Burt Co.: 1926

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019578

Condition: Good


Hardcover in blue cloth boards with gilt titles. Former owner's 1944 inscription on blank facing title page. Light soil to edges & bumps to corners. Originally published by Putnam in 1883. The author's 3rd Ebenezer Gryce mystery. Compared to Wilkie Collins or EdgarAllen Poe. Featuring a beautiful & mysterious heroine. View more info

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The Case Has Altered

By: Grimes, Martha

Price: $10.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019432

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. A double-murder in the Lincolnshire fens. Featuring both Richard Jury & Melrose Plant. View more info

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Jerusalem Inn

By: Grimes, Martha

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston., Little, Brown & Co.: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019450

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket edge rubbed with chip at head of spine & small tears to top front tip & bottom of spine. Crease to front jacket flap. The author's 5th Insp. Richard Jury novel. In the 5 days before Christmas Jury & Melrose Plant meet eccentric characters, mystery, comedy, and ill fated attachments. View more info

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Dust: A Richard Jury Mystery

By: Grimes, Martha

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019453

Condition: Near Fine


Slight indent to head of spine. Jury investigates the murder of a man in a club named Dust. With the help of Melrose Plant & the interceding of the case's chief inspecting officer, Lu Aguilar, Jury hopes to crack the case. View more info

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Hook or Crook

By: Hammond, Gerald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1994

Edition: First U.S. Edition..

Seller ID: 019402

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. First published in Great Britain by Macmillan London Ltd. Set in the Scottish Highlands. A friend of Keith Calder, master fisherman Wallace James discovers a body in the river with a fish hook embedded in his cheek. View more info

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Hook In Camera

By: Hammond, Gerald

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1992

Edition: First U.S. Edition..

Seller ID: 019427

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. First published in Great Britain by Macmillan London Ltd. Set in the Scottish Highlands. Gunsmith Keith Calder needs an assistant. But when he interviews a new job applicant he is afraid that he might have uncovered an assassination plot. View more info

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Adverse Report

By: Hammond, Gerald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1989

Edition: First U.S. Edition..

Seller ID: 019442

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket bottom edge. Small chip to bottom of rear panel. First published in Great Britain by Macmillan London Ltd. A bemused Londoner meets Calder & friends and becomes embroiled in a Highland whodunit. View more info

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Home To Roost

By: Hammond, Gerald

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press.: 1991

Edition: First U.S. Edition..

Seller ID: 019563

Condition: Fine


Very light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. A Keith Calder mystery novel. His daughter Deborah "takes on rogue-hunting and romance in one fell swoop." View more info

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Sink or Swim

By: Hammond, Gerald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press.: 1996

Edition: First U.S. Edition..

Seller ID: 019569

Condition: Fine


Very light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. A Keith Calder mystery novel. With the help of a friend who has had a recent heart attack, Calder & his friend Wallace James solve the suspicious death of a local landowner. View more info

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Bloodlines

By: Hammond, Gerald

Price: $12.00

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

Edition: First U.S. Edition..

Seller ID: 019664

Condition: Fine


Book is square & very tight. Unread. First published in Great Britain by Macmillan London Ltd. A John Cunningham mystery set in Scotland. A corrupt local official is murdered and John is the chief suspect. View more info

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Dog in the Dark

By: Hammond, Gerald

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019667

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Foxing just starting on fore edge. Former owner's name stamp on front free endpaper. The first of the author's novels to feature John Cunningham, breeder & trainer of gun dogs. A murder upsets his comfortable new life. View more info

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Red Slayer

By: Harding, Paul ( pseudonym of P C Doherty)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1992

Edition: First U.S. Edition..

Seller ID: 019573

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in dark maroon quarter cloth & maroon paper-wrapped boards. Book is square, tight & clean. Top corner wrinkle to two pages near end of book. Very light rubbing to jacket extremities. The author's second novel featuring Brother Athelstan. Set in medieval London. Originally published in Great Britain in the same year as "The House of the Red Slayer." View more info

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Perish in July

By: Hardwick, Mollie (1916-2003)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press.: 1990

Edition: First U.S. Edition..

Seller ID: 18953


205 pp. 8vo. The 5th Doran Fairweather mystery. The local parish's production of a Gilbert & Sullivan operetta is the setting for violence. Fine in fine dust jacket. Hardcover in red cloth boards with gilt titles. View more info

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The Queene's Christmas: An Elizabeth I Mystery

By: Harper, Karen

Price: $10.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019584

Condition: Fine


Jacket price clipped with rubbing to spine ends. No tears or chips. Elizabethan England celebrates Christmas. Murders spoil the holiday. Elizabeth must outfox a diabolical demon behind the outrages. View more info

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Buried Diamonds

By: Henry, April

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press / A Thomas Dunne Book: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16094

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in black paper-wrapped boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. As new. A Claire Montrose mystery. The fourth in the "geometry" series. View more info

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Circles of Confustion

By: Henry, April

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 1999

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019709

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author under her printed name on the title page. Book is square, tight & clean. Tiny (almost invisible) closed tear to bottom of front panel. The author's first novel. A Claire Montrose mystery. A young lady's aunt dies leaving her a trailer full of junk. She finds a painting that she likes. Could it be a long-lost masterpiece? A trip to New York might clear this up. Or maybe it just might change her life. View more info

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Misery Loves Maggody

By: Hess, Joan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1998

Edition: Advance Reading Copy.

Seller ID: 019487

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. Yapped edges. Set in Arkansas. The author's 11th Arly Hanks mystery. Arly investigates murder on an Elvis tour to Memphis. View more info

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Who Guards the Prince?

By: Hill, Reginald

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1982

Edition: First American Edition..

Seller ID: 019317

Condition: Very Good


Crack to binding at half title page. Text is tight & clean. Jacket lightly edge rubbed. Originally published in the same year by Collins in England. In the author's 10th mystery novel, someone is trying to kill Prince Arthur of England. Scotland Yard Inspector McHarg investigates but finds his fellow members of the force, members of Parliament, and the Brotherhood of Freemasons are all trying to stop him. View more info

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Pictures of Perfection

By: Hill, Reginald

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019564

Condition: Fine


Rubbing to jacket extremities. A Dalziel/Pascoe Mystery in five volumes. "Pictures of perfection, as you know, make me sick and wicked." (the author). Set in the Mid-Yorkshire dales in the village of Enscombe. Lust, lying & family feuds. Ancient injuries, frustrated desires, & unbalanced minds. One of Hill's best! View more info

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Finding Moon

By: Hillerman, Tony

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins.: 1995

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 13210

Condition: Fine


In a departure for Hillerman, set in the far East, a moody & exotic adventure. Map endpapers. A nice copy Hardcover in cloth & decorated paper-wrapped boards. View more info