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Chile Death: A China Bayles Mystery

By: Albert, Susan Wittig.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crlime: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019401

Condition: Near Fine


Small red smudge (remainder mark?) to top edge. Light bumps to jacket spine ends. No tears or chips. The award nominated author's 7th China Bayles mystery. China agrees to marry Mike McQuaid who is then paralyzed in the line of duty. And then China's mother moves back in with her. What can happen next? View more info

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The Hand or The Confession of an Executioner

By: Aleshkovsky, Yuz ( pseudonym of Joseph Aleshkovsky)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019576

Condition: Fine


Unrevised uncorrected proof. Translated by Susan Brownsberger with an introduction by Joseph Brodsky. Publisher's author bio laid in. Handwritten publishing date and price on front panel. Translation of "Ruka." Russia, 1980. England: Halban, 1989. View more info

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Fantomas

By: Allain, Marcel (1885-1970) and Pierre Souvestre (1874-1914)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1986

Edition: First Morrow Edition

Seller ID: 019570

Condition: Fine


Introduction by John Ashbery. Review copy with publisher's promos laid in. First published in 1911. First English edition published by Brentano's in 1915. Basis for a silent film by Gaumont in 1913. This revised edition features the evil genius of crime, Fantomas and his nemesis Inpector Juve. View more info

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The Butcher's Wife

By: Ang, Li (pen name of Shih Shu-tuan)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: San Francisco, North Point Press: 1986

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019648

Condition: Near Fine


Light dust soil to top edge. A bit of rubbing to jacket top corners with crease to bottom tip of front flap. Translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt & Ellen Yeung. With author's preface & translators' note. The author's first work to be translated into English. View more info

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Anne Thornton, Wetamoo

By: Anthony, Lotta Rowe

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Company: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019298

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards with black titles. Rubbing to extremities. Crack at page 14. Binding still solid. Text bright. Three full page illustrations including frontispiece. The 2nd book in the Woodcraft League Series. In the first novel, Anne Thornton became a Yellow Quill Girl and won her ceremonial name of Watamoo. View more info

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Avenging Angel

By: Appiah, Anthony

Price: $12.00

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

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019538

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to black background of dust jacket. First published in Great Britain by Constable & Company Ltd. A fifty-year-old secret leads to murder among the members of an elite Cambridge University society. The author's first novel. View more info

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Daphne du Maurier: Haunted Heiress

By: Auerback, Nina

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press.: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019276

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. Fine portrait of du Maurier's career. Following in her father's (actor & creator of the role of Captain Hook in Peter Pan) & grandfather's (author of the novel Trilby) footsteps. With list of du Maurier's works, notes, acknowledgments & index. View more info

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Hunting Season

By: Barr, Nevada

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019531

Condition: Fine


Small closed tear at foot of jacket spine. Nevada Barr's 10th Anna Pigeon mystery. Map of the Historic Route of the Natchez Trace Parkway on endpapers. A man is found murdered in a Mount Locust inn. He is the brother of a local undertaker & candidate for sheriff. The circumstances of the death raises questions in this God-fearing part of the country. View more info

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Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor: Being the First Jane Austen Mystery

By: Barron, Stephanie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019433

Condition: Fine


Light bump to jacket spine ends. Fascinating tale. "If Jane Austin had turned her formidable wit and powers of observation to sleuthing ..." View more info

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Watchdog

By: Berenson, Laurien

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Kensington Books: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019481

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder mark on bottom edge. Light rubbing to jacket rear panel & foot of spine. A Melanie Travis mystery. A wealthy business man who is bankrolling Melanie's brother's trendy coffee bar is murdered & brother Frank is the main suspect. Melanie again becomes the family "watchdog." View more info

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The Genesis Files

By: Biderman, Bob (1940-2018)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Co.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019491

Condition: Fine


Book is square & tight. Appears to be unread. Jacket bright with light bumps to spine ends. No tears or chips. Originally published in Great Britain by Gollancz in 1988. The author's 1st mystery novel to feature reporter Joseph Radkin. Set in San Francisco. View more info

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Field of Fire

By: Born, James O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019688

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. Book is square, tight & clean with light bumps to the spine ends. Jacket is price clipped & contains a round "Autographed Copy" sticker. Light bump to head of spine. No tears or chips. The law enforcement special agent author's 4th mystery novel. A fine novel of corruption, fraud, and murder by explosives. View more info

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The Down East Murders

By: Borthwick, J .S. (pseudonym of Jean Scott Creighton)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019658

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square & tight with light soil to front free endpaper. Jacket edge worn with closed tears to bottom of front panel & top of rear panel. The author's 2nd mystery novel & the 2nd to feature Sarah Deane, the English teacher cum amateur detective. Set on the coast of Maine. Sarah & friend Alex investigate the possible murder of a cantankerous local artist, View more info

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Royal Blood: A Royal Spyness Mystery

By: Bowen, Rhys

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019497

Condition: As New


Very nice copy. Appears to be unread. The author's 4th Royal Spyness Mystery. "A wedding in Transylvania. Wonderful characters." View more info

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Yellow Bird: A Doc Adams Mystery

By: Bowyer, Rick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Columbine: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019353

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. Seventh Doc Adams mystery by the Edgar Award Winning author. Doc & his wife Mary visit an old friend in Cape Cod. Another old friend from the past is found murdered and the friend he is visiting disappears. View more info

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Dorothy L. Sayers: A Biography

By: Brabazon, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019543

Condition: Very Good


Book is square tight & clean. Crack just starting at top of title page. Bright jacket is price clipped. Preface by Anthony Fleming. Foreword by P.D. James. The first authorized life of Dorothy L. Sayers. Twenty seven years in the making. View more info

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The Complete War of theWorlds. Mars' Invastion of Earth from H.G. Wells to Orson Welles.

By: Brian Holmsten & Alex Lubertozzi (Editors)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naperville, Illinois, Sourcebooks MediaFusion: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019297

Condition: Fine


Foreword by Ray Bradbury. Afterword by Ben Bova. Narration by John Callaway. CD included. Photos throughout. View more info

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Fire Touched: A Mercy Thompson Novel

By: Briggs, Patricia

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Ace Books: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019385

Condition: Fine


Mercey, the coyote shape shifter & her werewolf mate Adam, protect a human child no matter what the cost. Jacket illustration by Daniel Dos Santos. View more info

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Breach of Trust

By: Buffa, D(udley). W.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019706

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the first blank page before the half title page. A nice copy. The Edgar Award winning author's 6th novel featuring attorney Joseph Antonelli. A law school reunion is the setting for an unsolved death and political intigue. View more info

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Long Way From Home

By: Bush, Frederick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Ticknor & Fields: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019714

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Light rubbing to jacket corners. No tears or chips. A woman abandons her family to search for her biological mother. This leads to a terrible nightmare of her son being kidnapped and a family under siege. View more info