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The Song Dog

By: McClure, James

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Mysterious Press.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 18456

Condition: Fine


274 pp. Softcover. 6" x 9". Signed by the author on a publisher's stamp backing the front panel. Advance Reading Copy. Set in South Africa. A prequel to the Lt. Tromp Kramer & Sgt. Mickey Zondi series set in 1962. Kramer & Zondi's first meeting. And Nelson Mandela's imprisonment. Fine in pictorial wrappers. 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 Gooseberry Fool

By: McClure, James (1939-2006)

Price: $12.00

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

Edition: First U.S. Edition..

Seller ID: 019675

Condition: Very Good


Text is clean & tight in solid binding. Spine lean. Light rubbing to edges. Jacket bright with light rubbing to corners and a crease to front flap. Price ($5.95) on front flap. The author's 4th mystery novel. And the 3rd set in South Africa. Featuring Lt. Tromp Kramer and his Zulu assistant, Sgt. Mickey Zondi. They investigate the murder of a man who was busy mixing himself a cold vodka & orange juice. View more info

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Snake

By: McClure, James (1939-2006)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1976

Edition: First U.S. Edition..

Seller ID: 019683

Condition: Fine


Book is clean & tight in solid binding. Price clipped dust jacket bright with light rubbing head of spine. No tears or chips. The author's 4th mystery novel. Originally published by Gollancz in England in 1975. Set in South Africa. Lt. Tromp Kramer and his Zulu assistant, Sgt. Mickey Zondi investigate deaths of nightclub dancer apparently strangled by her pet snake and a murdered candy store owner. 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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The Cat Who...Cookbook

By: Murphy, Julie & Sally Abney Stempinski

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, A Berkley Prime Crime Book: 2000

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019673

Condition: Fine


With a special note from Lilian Jackson Braun. As new. Unread. Over 200 recipes and menus inspired by the author's bestselling mysteries. 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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The Box With Broken Seals

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

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1919

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 12569

Condition: Very Good


Published in England by Hodder the same year as "The Strange Case of Mr. Jocelyn Thew." Very good. No dust jacket. Book is tight. Text is clean with no browning to pages. Small bookstore stamp on front pastedown & former owner's. Frontis by F. Vaux Wilson. View more info

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The Master Mummer

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

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: Later printing.

Seller ID: 019258

Condition: Good


Basis for a silent film by Edison in 1915 (scw & dir: Walter Edwin). Soil to boards. Spine lean. Spine crack to front end papers. Former owner's name & date (1908) on front free end paper. Eight full page uncredited illustrations. A fairly early mystery novel by the prolific author. View more info

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A Maker of History

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

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1906

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019343

Condition: Good


Crack at page 200. Binding holding & book is square. Text clean. Spine faded. Rubbing to extremities. Frontispiece. One of the author's earlier titles. Set in France. View more info

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Rancho Maria

By: Oster, Jerry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row.: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019141

Condition: Fine


Book in blue quarter cloth & lighter blue paper-wrapped boards. Tight & square binding. Jacket lightly edge rubbed. No tears or chips. The author's 5th novel & 3rd mystery. Set in a rich southern California community. Three bizarre unnatural deaths turn the town upside down. View more info

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Nowhere Man

By: Oster, Jerry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row.: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019281

Condition: Fine


Book in blue quarter cloth & yellow paper-wrapped boards. Jacket lightly rubbed. No tears or chips. Oster's 4th mystery novel and the 2nd to feature NPYD Detective Jake Neuman. A punk-pop star is murdered on the eve of her Broadway debut and a solitary runner is gunned down on a deserted SoHo street. View more info

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The Dollmaker's Daughters

By: Padgett, (Mary) Abigail

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019271

Condition: Fine


The author's child abuse investigator Bo Bradley is assigned to the case of "Fianna," a teen age would-be vampire. And where is her twin sister? View more info

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The Body in the Bouillon

By: Page, Katherine Hall

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019486

Condition: Fine


A nice copy of the award winning author's 3rd mystery novel featuring Faith Fairchild. Faith is asked by her aunt to investigate the death of her friend Howard. Howard had said he might have to "involve the authorities" just before he died at an exclusive retirement home. View more info