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Bad Chili

By: Lansdale, Joe R

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press.: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019305

Condition: Very Good


Spine lean. Name & date stamp on top edge. Rubbing to boards. Text clean in solid binding. Jacket bright with rubbing to bottom of spine. The 4th Hap Collins & Leonard Pine mystery. Set in East Texas. A tornado, dead bodies, and a rabid squirrel. Lansdale at his best. View more info

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A Deepe Coffyn

By: Laurence, Janet

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, A Crime Club Book. Doubleday: 1990

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019490

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket extremities with small closed tear at head of spine. Appears to be unread. Hardcover in black cloth boards. The author's 1st mystery featuring caterer & cook Darina Lisle. The author "whips up a mystery as richly satisfying as a four-star dinner." View more info

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Death and the Epicure

By: Laurence, Janet

Price: $10.00

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

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019511

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket extremities. Appears to be unread. Hardcover in black paper-wrapped boards. The author's 5th mystery novel. Features caterer & cook Darina Lisle. Darina has been asked to write a cookery book by a firm that imports exotic gourmet delicacies. Soon tragedy strikes both Darina and the firm in the form of murder. View more info

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A Perfect Spy

By: Le Carre, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019534

Condition: Fine


Closed tear at head of jacket spine and crease to front flap. The story of Magnus Pym, son of a charming con artist, and the complex circumstances that made him "The Perfect Spy." Basis for the BBC mini-series starring Ray McAnally & Peter Egan. View more info

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Absolute Friends

By: Le Carre, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown & Co.: 2003

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019544

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in black quarter & red cloth boards. "...epic tale of loyalty and betrayal that spans the lives of two friends from the riot-torn West Berlin of the '60's to the grimy looking-glass of Cold War Europe to the present day of terrorism and new alliances." One of Le Carre's best. View more info

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The Constant Gardener

By: Le Carre, John (pseudonym of David Cornwell)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019477

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny spot of soil on fore edge. A murder in northern Kenya near Lake Turkana of the young & beautiful wife of an English diplomat. Deception & betrayal. One of Le Carre's best. Basis for the 2005 film starring Ralph Fiennes & Rachel Weisz. View more info

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The Looking Glass War

By: Le Carre, John (pseudonym of David Cornwell)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 019588

Condition: Very Good


Book is square, tight & clean. Green top edge. Pull at head of spine. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Jacket price clipped with light rubbing to extremities. John Le Carre's 4th novel & the 4th to feature George Smiley. View more info

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The Secret Pilgrim

By: Le Carre, John (pseudonym of David Cornwell).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Alfred A. Knopf.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019547

Condition: Fine


Light bump to head of jacket spine. A British Intelligence agent named Ned reflects on his life in the "Circus" and the influence of his mentor George Smiley. One of Le Carre's best. View more info

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The Hot Kid

By: Leonard, Elmore

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2005

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019376

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Elmore Leonard on the title page. Probable remainder mark on top edge. Book is square, tight & clean in fine dust jacket. Set in 1930s Oklahoma. Carl Webster, the hot kid of the marshals service, wants to be America's most famous lawman. Jack Belmont, son of an oil millionaire & bank robber, stands in his way. Classic Elmore Leonard. View more info

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Crown Witness

By: Linscott, Gillian

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1995

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019574

Condition: Fine


Very light rubbing to jacket spine ends. The author's 4th Nell Bray mystery. Set during the period of George V's coronation. Fellow suffragettes ask Nell to watch for trouble during a celebration parade. When a fire breaks out on a float, Nell & her hapless friend Simon Frater are arrested. View more info

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The Spy Game

By: Lovell, Marc (pseudonym of Mark McShane) (1930-2013)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Co. Published for the Crime Club.: 1980

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019346

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder spray on bottom edge. Light rubbing to top jacket edge. The author's first inept British intelligence agent Appleton Porter novel. Porter must protect a Russian defector. Part of a mind-reading team of twin sisters. But which sister? View more info

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The Scarlatti Inheritance

By: Ludlum, Robert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, World Publishing: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019469

Condition: Very Good


Crack to spine/front panel edge. Chips & tears to top edge of clear plastic jacket. Binding solid & text lightly toned with no markings. Ludlum's 2nd novel after The Scarlatti Inheritance. View more info

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The Green Ripper

By: MacDonald, John D

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, J. B. Lippincott.: 1979

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019391

Condition: Near Fine


Green endpapers. Light bumps to spine ends. Jacket lightly edge rubbed. No tears or chips. Travis investigates a religious cult that has a very dangerous goal. View more info

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The Dreadful Lemon Sky

By: MacDonald, John D. (1916-1986)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia & New York, J. B. Lippincott.: 1974

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 019377

Condition: Very Good


Light dust soil to edges. Bump at head of spine. Text clean in solid square binding. Jacket bright with light edge wear. Tear to top of front panel. Travis McGee is holding over $100,000 in cash for a friend. Two weeks later she is dead. Where did the money come from? Was her death accidental? Travis must find out. View more info

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Vintage Murder

By: Marsh, Ngaio (1895-1982)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1972

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019488

Condition: Good


Text is clean & tight in rose colored boards. Slight pull to head of spine. Light soil to edges. Crack at half title page. Binding solid from there. Jacket edge rubbed with 1" tear to bottom of rear panel. The author's 5th mystery featuring Scotland Yard's Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn. Set in New Zealand with a theatrical background. Originally published in England in 1937. View more info

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Fat Ollie's Book

By: McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster.: 2000

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019255

Condition: Fine


Minor rubbing to jacket extremities. McBain's 55th 87th Precinct novel. Fat Ollie Weeks of the 88th Precinct has written a novel. The only copy is stolen from his car. Carella & King of the 87th help Ollie with his investigation. View more info

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Cinderella

By: McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co.: 1986

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019294

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket lightly rubbed. No tears or chips. The 6th Matthew Hope mystery novel. Set on the Florida gold coast. One of McBain's best. View more info

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Blood Relatives

By: McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter) (1926-2005)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1975

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 019363

Condition: Near Fine


Soil to top edge. Jacket edge rubbed. No tears or chips. A 87th Precinct novel. Search for a child molester. Basis for the 1978 Claude Chabrol directed film with Donald Sutherland. View more info

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The Steam Pig

By: McClure James (1939-2006)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1971

Edition: First U.S. Edition..

Seller ID: 019605

Condition: Very Good


Book is clean & tight in solid binding. Spine lean. Jacket bright with light rubbing to corners. Price ($5.95) on front flap. The author's first mystery novel. Originally published by Gollancz in England in the same year. Set in South Africa. Lt. Tromp Kramer and his Zulu assistant, Sgt. Mickey Zondi investigate the murder of a music teacher. The beginning of a great series of novels. View more info

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The Big Killing

By: Meyers, Annette

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition..

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019309

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. With author book mark laid in. The author's 1st mystery novel to feature Wall Street executive search specialists Xenia Smith & Leslie Wetzon. View more info