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A Whiff of Sulphur

By: Linscott, Gillian

Price: $10.00

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

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019662

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket tips. No tears or chips. The author's 3rd Birdie Linnet mystery. Leading an Adventure Holiday group to an inhospitable Caribbean island, Birdie is responsible for the incorrigible poor-little-rich-boy son of a British politician. And the rest of the party who are feuding with each other aren't helping. 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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With Extreme Prejudice

By: Mather, Berkely (pseudonym of John Evan Weston Davies)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1975

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019629

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Text bright. Light soil to top edge. Light rubbing to jacket edges. No tears or chips. The author's 2nd British agent Peter Feltham mystery. Fast-paced suspense. Set in the Suez Canal Zone and Cyprus circa early 1970s. On the hunt for terrorists. 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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And All Throught the House

By: McBain, Ed (pseudonym of Evan Hunter)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Nelson Doubleday, Inc.: 1984

Edition: Reprint..

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019657

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. A single 87th Precinct story set during the Christmas season. 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

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Blood on the Street

By: Meyers, Annette

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, A Perfect Crime Book. Doubleday.: 1992

Edition: First Edition..

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019345

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author under her name on the title page. Slight pull at head of spine.The author's 4th mystery novel to feature Wall Street executive search specialists Xenia Smith & Leslie Wetzon. A fortune-teller sees "blood on the street" while reading Leslie's palm. She's right! View more info

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A Walk Through the Fire

By: Muller, Marcia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019440

Condition: Fine


A nice unread copy of the Advance Reading Copy with copy of editor's letter laid in. A Sharon McCone mystery. Set in Hawaii, McCone takes a job with a documentary filmmaker. A series of accidents & sabotage plague the film. Then there is a murder. View more info

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A Very Venetian Murder: A Reuben Frost Mystery

By: Murphy, Haughton (pseudonym of James Henry Duffy)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019284

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. A touch of rubbing to jacket extremities. The author's 7th Reuben Frost mystery. Reuben & his wife are enjoying a Venetian holiday. Their fellow guest at a posh hotel is a temperamental celebrity fashion designer who is murdered by a handsome young male prostitute. A suspenseful tale with the author's usual amusing and satiric commentary. View more info

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Blood on Snow

By: Nesbo, Jo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2015

Edition: Uncorrected proof copy. First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019418

Condition: Near Fine


Wrappers lightly rubbed. Translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith. The author's first Olav Johansen novel. Olav is a fixer for an Oslo crime boss. Written under the pen-name of Tom Johansen. View more info

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Wicked Designs

By: O'Donnell, Lillian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1980

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019557

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Very light foxing to top edge. Light edge rubbing to jacket with bump to head of spine. The author's 3rd Mici Anhalt mystery novel. The murder of a New York dowager leads Mici from a Park Avenue fortune-teller to the scion of a New York Mafia family. Newspaper book review of the title laid in on the half title page. View more info

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Death Goes on Retreat

By: O'Marie, Sister Carol Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019513

Condition: Very Good


Small inked remainder mark on bottom edge. Page wrinkle caused by remainder mark. Light rubbing to jacket. No tears or chips. The 6th Sister Mary Helen mystery. Sister Mary Helen & Sister Eileen arrive for a retreat only to discover that they are a week early and instead there is a priests retreat in progress. Unable to leave until morning they stubble upon a body. View more info

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Mysterious Mr. Sabin.

By: Oppenheim, E(dward) Philips (1866-1946)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1905

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 17927

Condition: Good


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