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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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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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A Small Town in Germany

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

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019760

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean with a touch of to top edge. Jacket edge worn with crease to top front edge. Set in 1960s Bonn. A middle-aged British 2nd secretary disappears with papers that will compromise Britain's entry into the Common Market. 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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The Recycled Citizen

By: MacLeod, Charlotte (1922-2005)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019751

Condition: Fine


Light bumps to jacket spine ends. No tears or chips. A Sarah Kelling mystery. Set in Boston. Murder at a black-tie charity auction. The Kellings are suspected. Leave it to Sarah's husband Max Bittersohn to bail them 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