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The Pendragon Caper

By: Smithies, Richard H(ugo) R(ipman)

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, carroll & Graf: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019445

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket extremities with small tear to top of rear panel. Set in a New England village. With town map frontis. A young couple from New York come to vacation there. They soon discover word of a Satanic Cult and a spear dating back to King Arthur (and held in awe by the Nazis). Amusing mystery. View more info

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The Teahouse of the August Moon

By: Sneider, Vern

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019770

Condition: Very Good


Slight spine lean. Light soil to top edge. Light toning just starting on endpapers. Text bright in solid binding. Jacket illustration bright. Chips to extremities. $3.00 price intact on front flap. Los Angels Times clipping laid in on the death of John Patrick who won a Pulitzer for being both playwright and screenwriter of this novel. View more info

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Dies Irae

By: Spinell, Ruby

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sag Harbor, NY, The Permanent Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019415

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. The poet's only novel. A murder in a cloistered New York City monastery. Contains a great cast of characters. Has been compared to John Le Carre. View more info

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Kill the Messenger

By: Squire, Elizabeth Daniels (1926-2001)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019607

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the front free endpaper and also inscribed on a publisher's advance postcard. Jacket corners rubbed with small crease at bottom of rear flap. The author's first mystery novel. Set in North Carolina. The owner of a small-town newspaper is murdered. The owner's son & a reporter rush to save the newspaper from a large & shady corporation. View more info

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No Pity In Death: An Annie Collins Mystery

By: Starbuck, Helen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Arvada, CO., Routt Street Press: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019507

Condition: Fine


Advance Reader Copy. OR nurse helps homicide detective investigate a troubling number of patient deaths. View more info

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The Star of Hollywood

By: Stilgebauer, Edward

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Cleveland and New York, International Fiction Library: 1929

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019665

Condition: Good


Originally published in English in Great Britain in 1927. Translated from the German by E. E. Wilson. Green cloth boards. Spine faded and leaning. Decorated endpapers. Text bright & clean in solid binding. Background is the filming of the story of Cleopatra and the murder of one of the cast. View more info

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The Poison Tree

By: Strong, Tony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019746

Condition: Very Good


Binding square. Text bright. Very light foxing just starting on top edge. The author's first novel. Set in Oxford, a feisty academic is trying to resume her doctorate. She soon discovers that her new home was once the scene of a savage sexual murder. This leads to her uncovering many dark secrets hidden beneath the staid academic facade. View more info

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Crooked Heart

By: Sumners, Cristina

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019452

Condition: Near Fine


Book has solid binding & bright text with slight spine lean. In the author's debut mystery novel, the Chief of Police in an idyllic New Jersey town and the Reverend Kathryn Koerney of the local Episcopal Church team up to unravel the disappearances of two local women. View more info

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Anchor in the Sea: An Anthology of Psychological Fiction

By: Swallow, Alan (Edited by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Swollow Press & William Morrow & Co.: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019771

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to boards. Text bright in solid binding. Jacket spine sunned, small chips to extremities & tear to top front corner. $2.50 price intact on front flap. First Edition (NAP). Stories by John Berryman, Kay Boyle, Jean Stafford, & others with a short novel by Janet Lewis. View more info

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Black Caesar's Clan: A Florida Mystery Story

By: Terhune, Albert Payson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Co.: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019619

Condition: Good


Bound in black cloth boards. No dust jacket. Spine slant. Soil to top edge. Fading to spine. Library pocket on rear paste down endpaper. Former owner's name penciled out on front free endpaper. Text bright in solid binding. The author's 3rd mystery novel. Silent film by Pathe in 1925. Titled "Sunken Silver" (scw: Frank Leon Smitty; dir: George B. Seitz). View more info

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The Thoroughbred: Pictorial Highlights of Breeding and Racing

By: Thayer, Bert Clark

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019299

Condition: Near Fine


Light toning to end papers. Text & photos bright. Binding tight & solid. Dust jacket edge worn with small closed tear at top of front panel. $4.95 price intact on front flap. Small San Francisco bookstore stamp on rear paste down end paper. Unpaginated. "Bert Clark Thayer is undoubtedly the best-known photographer of racing horses in this century." (from the dust jacket). Photos throughout. View more info

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Missing in Manhattan

By: The Adams Round Table

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stamford, CT., Longmeadow Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019501

Condition: Fine


Dust jacket price clipped. Ten short stories with linking (someone or something missing) themes. Authors are Mary Higgins Clark, Justin Scott, Lucy Freeman, Judith Kelman, Stanley Cohen, Warren Murphy, Mickey Friedman, Thomas Chastain, Joyce Harrington & Dorothy Salisbury Davis. View more info

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The Killer Inside Me

By: Thompson, Jim

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Norwalk, CT., The Easton Press.: 2017

Seller ID: 019310

Condition: As New


Dark red leather boards with four raised bands. Titles & decorations gilt. All edges gilt. Ribbon bookmark. Silk moire endpapers. Frontispiece by Dennis Lyall. Easton Press bookmark laid in. View more info

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P.C. Richardson's First Case

By: Thomson, Basil (Home) (1861-1939)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Curzon Street, Mayfair, London, Eldon Press Limited: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019650

Condition: Good


Text bright in solid binding. Black cloth boards with black printed titles on red backgrounds. Spine faded with scuff to foot of spine. Penciled gift inscription on front free endpaper. Vermont Veterans Home Library stamp on front & rear pastedowns. The first of the author's eight P.C. (Supt) Richardson mystery novels. View more info

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The Man on the End of the Rope

By: Townend, Paul

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019625

Condition: Very Good


Light foxing to top edge. Tape residue to boards & free endpapers. Former owner's name & date (1962) at top of front free endpaper. Top corner of copyright page dog eared. Text is bright in solid binding. Jacket bright with light rubbing to head of spine & top front tip. "High up on the north face of the Eiger, a mountain climber, dislodged by a piece of jagged ice, dangling alone, helpless, and wounded on the end of a rope." Who is he? The author's first mystery novel to be published in the U.S. View more info

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Hemlock at Vespers: Fifteen Sister Fidelma Mysteries

By: Tremayne, Peter ( pseudonym of Peter Berresford Ellis)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019747

Condition: Near Fine


Book is unread. A very light touch of rubbing to corner tips. Set in 7th century Ireland, Sister Fidelma is an Eognacht princess and sister to the king of Cashel, a religieuse of the Celtic Church. A great introduction to the characters that lead to the full Sister Fidelma mystery novels. View more info

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His Highness Commands Pendragon

By: Trevelyan, Robert (pseudonym of Robert Forrest-Webb)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Saturday Review Press / E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1976

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019606

Condition: Very Good


Foxing to top edge & very light soil to fore & bottom edges. Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. Text bright in square solid binding. Jacket bright with light rubbing to spine ends. Published in England by Hodder in the same year. Set in 1850 England, this is the author's 2nd John Hawkdale Pendragon novel. Another swashbuckling adventure for Victoria's Special Agent. View more info

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Pendragon...The Montenegran Plot

By: Trevelyan, Robert (pseudonym of Robert Forrest-Webb)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1978

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019645

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket extremities. Published in England by Hodder in 1977. Set in 1850 England, this is the author's 3rd John Hawkdale Pendragon novel. Another swashbuckling adventure for Victoria's Special Agent. View more info

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Lickety-Split

By: Trocheck, Kathy Hogan (aka Mary Kay Andrews)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019464

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. A debut Truman Kicklighter mystery. A retiree, Truman takes his life in his own hands when he sets out to clear an old friend accused of a racetrack murder. Set in Florida. View more info

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Spook

By: Vance, Steve

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Soho Press: 1990

Seller ID: 019535

Condition: Near Fine


Small single remainder dots on top & bottom edges. Light rubbing to jacket. No tears or chips. Set in Georgia. On an isolated parcel of land live a girl & her mother, No one has seen the girl's face. She always wears a hood in public. The locals call her "Spook." The local's fear that she is evil. View more info