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The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

By: (Sherlockiana) Carr, John Dickson (1906-1977)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.: 1990

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019613

Condition: Very Good


Binding solid. Light foxing to top edge & rear cover. Text & 8 pages of illustrations bright. "The combination of Doyle and Carr makes for a notable biography." (from the front free endpaper). View more info

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Journey Into Fear

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf.: 1968

Edition: Repeprint

Seller ID: 019322

Condition: Fine


Basis for the 1943 film with screen play by and starring Orson Wells & Joseph Cotton. View more info

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Aunt Dimity Slays the Dragon

By: Atherton, Nancy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Viking.: 2009

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019325

Condition: Fine


A very nice copy. A rowdy Renaissance festival comes to town & Lori Shepard discovers a dark layer of intrigue lurking beneath the surface. With the advice of her Aunt Dimity, Lori tires to save her beloved village. View more info

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Cover-Up Story

By: Babson, Marian ( pseudonym of Ruth Stenstreem)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press.: 1988

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019420

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder mark on bottom edge. Light rubbing to jacket extremities. Signed & dated '98 by the author on the title page. First published in England by Collins in 1971. The author's first mystery novel. Set in the London public relations firm of Perkins & Tate. A humorous tale featuring a hillbilly music act & the firms Doug Perkins. View more info

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Even Yuppies Die

By: Babson, Marian ( pseudonym of Ruth Stenstreem)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1996

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019465

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. The author's 4th Trixie Dolan mystery novel. Trixie & friend Evangeline Sinclair, both former film stars at leisure (temporarily, of course), move to a suite in a partially remodeled London warehouse. They are fascinated by their new neighbors. Especially when one young woman is pulled out of the river. View more info

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Death Warmed Up

By: Babson, Marian ( pseudonym of Ruth Stenstreem)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Co.: 1982

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019632

Condition: Fine


Jacket wear to extremities with closed tear to top rear corner. First published in England in the same year by Collins. Jean Ainley has a fledgling catering business. Marian Babson provides "a mouth-watering mystery morsel" of eccentric characters & hilarious bumbling antics. View more info

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The Thief-Taker: Memoirs of a Bow Street Runner

By: Banks, T. F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019274

Condition: Fine


The first novel in the Bow Street Runners series. Set in 1815 London. Constable Henry Morton searches for the murderer of an gentleman of unsullied character. Review copy. Publisher letter laid in. View more info

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No Place of Safety

By: Barnard, Robert

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1998

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019426

Condition: Fine


Orange quarter cloth & red paper-wrapped boards. Leeds Detective Constable Charlie Peace looks for two young missing teenagers. Finding them in a hostel for homeless young people he decides that all is not what it seems. View more info

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Political Suicide

By: Barnard, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019463

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. The award winning author's 1st novel to feature Superintendent John Sutcliffe of the London police. A member of Parliament has drowned in the Thames. Is it suicide or was he pushed? Does anyone care? View more info

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A Deadly Place to Stay

By: Bell, Josephine (pseudonym of Doris Bell Ball) (1897-1987)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Co.: 1983

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019251

Condition: Very Good


Slight spine lean. Crack at title page. Binding still tight & text clean. Jacket edge rubbed with small closed tear at top of front panel and at top rear tip. Originally published in England as "The Innocent" by Hodder in 1983. A young woman from a foster home runs away to London. She is offered haven in the house of a faux religious order only to find that she is a prisoner. View more info

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Murder in the Palais Royal

By: Black, Cara

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Soho Press.: 2010

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019074

Condition: Fine


Paris (Louvre) map frontispiece. An Aimee Leduc investigation. Aimee's partner Rene Friant has been shot and Aimee has been witnessed as the culprit. Hardcover in black quarter cloth and black paper-wrapped boards. Light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. View more info

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Murder on the Champ de Mars

By: Black, Cara

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Soho Press.: 2015

Edition: First Edition..

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019510

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. Large page size postcard bound in. "One Entry Ticket. Win a killer trip to Paris with Cara Black sweepstakes." Official Rules for killer trip bound into the book as it's last pages. Paris map endpapers. Set in 1999 Paris. Aimee Leduc helps a gypsy boy who insists that his dying mother has an important secret. View more info

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Monsieur Pamplemousse Takes the Cure

By: Bond, (Thomas) Michael (1926-1917)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1988

Edition: First American Edition..

Seller ID: 019515

Condition: Fine


Jacket rubbing to extremities & small closed tear to top of front panel. The 5th in the Gastronomic Mystery series by the author of Paddington Bear. Sleuth and bon vivant Monsieur Aristide Pamplemousse must loose weight. At the exclusive Chateau Morgue health spa he finds unexplained fatalities, orgies, blackmail and worse. Seems he has bitten off more than he can chew. View more info

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Monsieur Pamplemousse Rests His Case

By: Bond, Michael

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Columbine.: 1991

Edition: First American Edition..

Seller ID: 18855

Condition: Fine


199 pp. 8vo. The eighth in the Gastronomic Mystery series by the author of Paddington Bear. A banquet in Vichy with six famous mystery writers becomes an invitation to death. Fine in fine dust jacket. Hardcover in green quarter cloth & tan paper-wrapped boards. View more info

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Monsieur Pamplemousse Investigates

By: Bond, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Columbine.: 1990

Edition: First American Edition..

Seller ID: 019555

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket lightly bumped to top spine edge & tips. Illustration bright. The seventh in the Gastronomic Mystery series by the author of Paddington Bear. Someone is out to destroy Le Guide, The famous French restaurant directory. View more info

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The Body on the Beach

By: Brett, Simon

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019637

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. A nice copy. Jacket price clipped with light rubbing to extremities. No tears or chips. The first in The Fethering Mysteries featuring the redoubtable Carole Seddon & her worldly wise accomplice Jude. A body on beach that disappears. View more info

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Outfoxed

By: Brown, Rita Mae

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019508

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. Set in a Virginia Blue Ridge Mountain town with a tradition for foxhunting. A new master of the hunt must be chosen to be ready to replace their revered master Jane Arnold who is nearing 70. With the competition for the job all gentility flies out the window. View more info

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Cold Case Squad

By: Buchanan, Edna

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2004

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019358

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. A nice copy.The Pulitzer Prize winning Miami Herald police reporter writes "a new suspense novel that features a special homicide unit that breathes new life into old cases." (from the dust jacket). View more info

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Juice

By: Campbell, Robert (1927-2000)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Poseidon Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition..

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019550

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed by the author on the top corner of the title page. Book square & tight. Light soil to top edge with top corner tip bumps. Text bright in solid binding. Light rubbing to jacket corner tips. Entertaining novel about the juicemen (loan sharks) of Los Angeles and the losers who need them. Campbell's usual shocking & sometimes hilarious style. View more info

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The Four False Weapons

By: Carr, John Dickson (1906-1977)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Tom Stacey: 1973

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019360

Condition: Very Good


Top corners bumped. Text is bright in solid binding. Top line on copyright page inked out. Originally published in the U. S. by Harper in 1937. PUblished in England by H. Hamilton in 1938. Features French criminologist Henri Bencolin & Jeff Marles. Set in Paris. View more info