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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

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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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An Easy Day For a Lady

By: Linscott, Gillian

Price: $10.00

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

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019672

Condition: Fine


Light bump to head of jacket spine. A suffragette Nell Bray mystery. Set in the French Alps. A body is found in the ice. An Englishman who disappeared 3 decades ago. Nell is asked to be an interpreter for the dead man's family in England. Was the death accidental? View more info

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Murder, I Presume

By: Linscott, Gillian

Price: $11.50

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

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019684

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean.Appears to be unread. Light rubbing to jacket extremities. The author's 6th mystery novel. Set in 1864 London. Dr. David Livinstone is being laid to rest. Four of the famous explorer's friends return from Africa to attend the funeral. One stays on in England to recover from an amputated leg. He must deal with a former colleague intent ruining the men's reputations. 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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The Arraignment

By: Martini, Steve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019713

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on the first blank before the half title page. Book is square and tight. Light soil to top edge. Light rubbing to jacket edges. No tears or chips. A Peter Madriani mystery. A friend is murdered on a crowded city street. Was his current client involved? The case takes Madriani from California to the Yucatan in Mexico. 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