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Black Diamond

By: Holtzer, Susan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019365

Condition: Fine


The author's 4th Anneke Haagen mystery. Engaging mystery set in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Computer expert Anneke helps her young student friends investigate the town's lawless past when logging was king and murder, arson were common. View more info

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The Hosanna Shout

By: Irvine, Robert

Price: $10.00

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

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019362

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Tear at top of rear endpapers. No effect on text. The author's 4th Moroni Traveler mystery novel. Moroni & Martin, his adoptive father, search for a 3-year-old child who may or may not be Moroni's son. Meanwhile, a powerful mining company wants to demolish a near ghost town where the child might be. Then things really get out of hand. View more info

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Baptism For the Dead

By: Irvine, Robert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead & Co.: 1988

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019370

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. The author's 1st Moroni Traveler mystery novel. Named for the golden statue of the Angel Moroni on top of the Temple in Salt Lake City, Moroni is asked by a friend to find her mother who had moved away years ago. Letters from the mother had stopped. Moroni wishes he had stayed in bed. View more info

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Poor Butterfly: A Toby Peters Mystery

By: Kaminsky, Stuart

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019571

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Light foxing just starting to top edge & small letter "W" on bottom edge. Remainder mark? Appears to be unread. Set in 1942 San Francisco. A war time version of Puccini's Madame Butterfly with Leopold Stokowski conducting is set to open. But anti-Japanese sentiment is stirred up by local factions. Toby is called in make sure that the show goes on. This is the award winning author's 15th Toby Peters mystery. View more info

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The Man Who Talked Like a Bear

By: Kaminsky, Stuart

Price: $10.00

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

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019604

Condition: Near Fine


Book if square, right & clean. Light foxing just starting on top edge. The Edgar Award winning author's 6th Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov novel. View more info

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The Iciest Sin

By: Keating, H(enry) R(eymond) F(itzwalter) (1926-2011)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019581

Condition: Near Fine


Foxing just starting on top edge. Light bumps to jacket spine ends. An Inspector Ghote mystery set in Bombay. Ghote is assigned the task of stopping a notorious blackmailer which leads to another nest of blackmailers & then murder. View more info

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Silent Partner

By: Kellerman, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books.: 1989

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019494

Condition: Very Good


Light toning to pages just starting. Light wear to extremities. Kellerman's 4th Alex Delaware novel. Delaware's former lover meets Alex again six years later. She asks for help and the next day she is dead. View more info

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A Darker Place

By: King, Laurie R

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books.: 2000

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019455

Condition: Very Good


Light crease to lower page corners of 1st 25 pages. No effect on text. Plus creases to front & rear jacket top tips. This is Laurie R King's 1st stand-alone novel. Respected university professor & secret FBI operative, Anne Waverly, investigates a group home & school in Arizona that is almost too good to be true. View more info

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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 Little Drummer Girl

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

Price: $14.00

Publisher: No Publlisher Stated. Taiwan Piracy Edition?: 1983

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019669

Condition: Very Good


Book is square, tight & clean. Red cloth boards with gilt titles on spine. Rubbing to board tips. Jacket bright with rubbing to extremities. Fading starting on spine. No tears or chips. The author's 10th mystery novel. The story of Charlie. "A promiscuous, unsuccessful, left-wing English actress in her twenties...in search of commitment. But to what, and to whom?" Basis for the 1984 George Roy Hill film starring Diane Keaton and a 2018 TV series. 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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Hanging on the Wire

By: Linscott, Gillian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1993

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019611

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. As new. Publisher's promo piece laid in. The author's 2nd Nell Bray mystery. Nell is asked by an old friend to look into the mysterious goings on at a World War I military hospital. Her investigations lead to sabotage by an anti-Freudian woman & murder. View more info