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The Broken Gavel

By: Clemente, Nicholas A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019537

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket edges with small closed tear at foot of jacket spine. Gripping legal mystery. A judge is accused of insurance fraud. He hires a smart young New York attorney to defend him. The D.A. has an ax to grind. Then the judge's law clerk is murdered in a assassination attempt gone wrong. A gripping mystery. View more info

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The Hearse You Came In On

By: Cockey, Tim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019444

Condition: Very Good


Binding solid with a light curl to cover tips. "Gift October 2000" & the number 5 written on half title page along with apartment stamp. "Embury Library" stamp on title page. Front end paper removed. The author's first mystery novel. Features an undertaker who is Baltimore's most eligible and charming bachelors. View more info

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Murder in the Rain: The Chronicle of a Curious Crime

By: Collison, Wilson (1893-1941)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing Co.: 1932

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019589

Condition: Good


Former circulating library copy with stamps on front endpapers. Jacket flaps pasted to front & rear pastedown endpapers. Five checkout notations on rear pastedown. Text clean. Good reading copy. Originally published by McBride (New York) in 1930. Collison is the author of "Up in Mabel's Room" and "Getting Gertie's Garter." This is his 3rd mystery novel. The plot revolves around the murder of matinee idol Barry Malden. View more info

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Matador

By: Conrad, Barnaby

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019530

Condition: Very Good


Bold inscription "For Maria, Amiga y aficianada! Recuerdos de Barnaby" on half title page. Boards bright red & orange. Sunning to top edge. Jacket illustrated by the author. Edge wear & small tears to jacket. Writer, painter, and night club owner (The Matador in San Francisco). View more info

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Dogs Bark, but the Caravan Rolls On: Observations from Then and Now

By: Conroy, Frank

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston & New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019398

Condition: Fine


Price clipped dust jacket lightly rubbed. Crease to front flap. Collection of magazine pieces into an autobiography in "journalistic snapshots." View more info

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Follow the Murder: A Faith Cassidy Mystery

By: Dain, Catherine ( pseudonym of Judith Garwood)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Waterville, Maine, Five Star: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019337

Condition: Fine


Light bump to head of jacket spine. Features actress-turned-therapist Faith Cassidy. The Shaums Award nominee author has created a interesting heroine. And a surprising plot. View more info

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The Grilling Season

By: Davidson, Diane Mott

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019624

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. Jacket lightly rubbed at spine ends. No tears or chips. Review copy with publisher's promos laid in. The author's 7th cordon bleu series mystery. Goldy Schulz is in the middle of a revenge plot. But still provides tantalizing recipes. View more info

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The Last Election

By: Davies, Pete

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019375

Condition: Fine


As new. A look at the future. England is governed by The Money Party. The general public is jobless and kept entertained by snooker, pop music and propaganda. Inventive & rumbustious. View more info

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Plutonium Murders: An Alex Seacourt Thriller

By: Davis, Robert Charles

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan, Horizon Press: 1970

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019565

Condition: Near Fine


Tape residue to boards. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. With plutonium poisoning, Dr. Alex Seacourt races around the world to Russia, Belize, and Las Vagas to find an antidote. View more info

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What Every Young Rabbit Should Know

By: Denison, Carol

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead & Co.: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019265

Condition: Good


Text bright in solid binding. Sunning to board edges. Jacket edge worn with 1.75" chip at foot of spine & closed tear at bottom of front panel. Unpaginated. "A book full of nature lore, fun and beauty." View more info

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The Strange Paper Clue

By: Dressel, E. P. and B. Hirsch-Zino

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Evanston, Illinois & White Plains, New York., Row, Peterson and Company: 1955

Seller ID: 019546

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Modern Adventure Stories series. Young adult series. Text & illustrations bright in solid binding. Light fading & soil to spine. View more info

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A Time For the Death of a King

By: Dukthas, Ann (pseudonym of P. C. Doherty)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019561

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. The author's first Nicholas Segalla mystery. The scholar investigates one of history's most tantalizing puzzles. Did Mary Queen of Scots participate in the murder of her husband Lord Darnley? View more info

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The Time of Murder at Mayerling

By: Dukthas, Ann (pseudonym of P. C. Doherty)

Price: $11.50

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019634

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. The author's 3rd Nicholas Segalla time travel mystery. Set in 1889 Vienna and the political intrigue of the court of the Hapsburgs. Here he investigates the deaths of Archduke Rudolph & his young mistress. View more info

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The Bamboo Bed

By: Eastlake, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019449

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket edges. No tears or chips. Set in Viet Nam. "A blend of heroic epic, gothic mystery and savage modern satire." View more info

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The Bowl of Night: A Bast Mystery

By: Edghill, Rosemary (pseudonym of Eluki bes Shahar)

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, Forge. A Tom Doherty Associates Book: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019585

Condition: Near Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Former owner's bookplate on front free endpaper. The author's 3rd novel featuring an amateur female detective and New York City Wiccan. This one is set in upstate New York at a pagan festival. A local resident is murdered & Bast (a.k.a. Karen Hightower) must solve the crime and save the festival. View more info

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Face Down Among the Winchester Geese

By: Emerson, Kathy Lynn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019412

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket edges. No tears or chips. The 3rd novel in the Susanna, Lady Appleton series. Set in the spring of 1563, a mysterious woman is murdered and Lady Appleton's husband is a suspect. View more info

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Face Down Before Rebel Hooves

By: Emerson, Kathy Lynn

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019516

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder mark to top edge. Light rubbing to jacket spine ends. The 6th novel in the Elizabethan era Susanna, Lady Appleton series. Susanna helps a friend who's wife was involved in a plot to overthrow Queen Elizabeth & replace her with Mary, Queen of Scots. View more info

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Poison for the Prince

By: Eyre, Elizabeth (pseudonym of Jill Staynes & Margaret Storey)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, San Diego & London, Harcourt, Brace & Co.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019621

Condition: Fine


Nice copy. Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket bright with scratch wear to bottom corner of rear panel. Set in 1490s Italy. The author's 3rd mystery novel to feature the Italian Renaissance courtier mercenary, and sleuth Sigismondo. Who would poison Prince Scipione of Viverra? View more info

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Flaming Youth

By: Fabian, Walrner (pseudonym of Samuel Hopkins Adams) (1871-1958)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Boni and Liveright: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019270

Condition: Fair


Worn copy with four page reinforcements. Text complete with a few soil spots. Boards rubbed & soiled. Adams wrote this book (also known as "Yankee Whores") and "Unforbidden Fruit" using a pseudonym chronicling the sexual urges of young women in the Jazz Age. Shocking for its time. Basis for the 1923 silent film starring Colleen Moore & Milton Sills. View more info

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The Woman in the Window

By: Finn, A. J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019602

Condition: Near Fine


Bump to top front corner. Light rubbing to jacket top corners. A recluse woman in New York City spends her time spying on her neighbors. Then new neighbors move in & she sees something she shouldn't. Is it real or imagined? "A diabolically gripping thriller." The author's first novel. View more info