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Missing Susan

By: McCrumb, Sharyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019885

Condition: Very Good


Book is square, tight & text bright. Former owner's name at top tip of front free endpaper. A list of 6 initials on the left top corner of the rear pastedown endpaper. An Elizabeth MacPherson mystery. She's on a tour to England's most famous murder sites. An American businessman asks the tour guide to commit a murder for a nice fat fee. Can Elizabeth stop this before it begins? View more info

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The Ballad of Frankie Silver

By: McCrumb, Sharyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019886

Condition: Very Good


Book is square, tight & text bright. Former owner's name at top tip of the half title page. A list of 4 initials on the top corner of the rear blank page before the endpaper. Told in alternating viewpoints. A 19th century murder and a one-room cabin deep in the Appalachian wilderness. Can murder be repeated after over a century? A novel of murder, simple faith, and blind truth. View more info

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The PMS Outlaws

By: McCrumb, Sharyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019887

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. Slight spine lean. An Elizabeth MacPherson mystery. Elizabeth is hospitalized for depression over her missing husband. "The partner in her brother's law firm is trying to track down the PMS Outlaws - an escaped convict and her fugitive attorney - who are cruising pickup joints and wreaking a peculiar vengeance on lust-crazed men." View more info

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Once Around the Track

By: McCrumb, Sharyn

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, Kensignton Books: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019888

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. Light rubbing to head of jacket spine. An all women stock-car racing team hires a male driver. Their sponsor is "Vegenya." (Viagra for women). Their driver, crew chief and team manager experience a racing season like none ever before. View more info

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Ghost Riders

By: McCrumb, Sharyn

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019889

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. "... sweeping novel that juxtaposes the legends of the Civil War with the lives of the modern-day mountain folk immortalized in her award-winning books." With bibliography. View more info

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If Ever I Return, Pretty Peggo-O

By: McCrumb, Sharyn

Price: $12.50

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019890

Condition: Very Good


Text bright with spine lean. Jacket lightly edge rubbed. No tears or chips. Former owner's name at top tip of the half title page. A list of 13 initials on the top corner of the rear pastedown endpaper. Winner of the Edgar Award and the Best Appalachian Novel Award. Sharyn McCrumb's 6th mystery novel and the first to feature Spencer Arrowwood. 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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Tender Death

By: Meyers, Annette

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition..

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019737

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. With author book mark laid in. Light rubbing to jacket edges. The author's 2nd mystery novel to feature Wall Street executive search specialists Xenia Smith & Leslie Wetzon. 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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Blanche Cleans Up

By: Neely, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1998

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019900

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. Binding solid & text clean. Former owner's name at top corner of front free endpaper & two initials at top left corner of rear pastedown. The author's 3rd Blanche White mystery. Blanche & her kids have moved to Boston. She finds a job with a Brahmin politician & his do-gooder wife. And soon things have gotten too interesting. Love triangles, teen pregnancy, phony spirituality, environmental skulduggery, homophobia, and one person who doesn't mean her any good. View more info

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Blanche Passes Go

By: Neely, Barbara

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2000

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019901

Condition: Near Fine


A nice bright copy. Binding solid & text clean. Slight spine lean and rubbing to jacket edges. After 3 years in Boston, Blanche if finally coming home to Farleigh, North Carolina. She finds her old friend Ardell and helps her with her catering business. Then someone Blanche would rather forget (he raped her 8 years ago) shows up on her first night back. 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