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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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St. John and the Seven Veils.

By: Babula, William.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., An Irma Heldman / Birch Lane Press Book. Carol Publishing Group.: 1991.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17039

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


Signed by the author on the title page. The 3rd P. I. Jeremiah St. John mystery. Set in San Francisco. View more info

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In the Dead of Winter.

By: Baker, Abbey Pen ( pseudonym of Rebecca Morean).

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019089

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket has rubbing to extremities. The author's first novel. Myrl Adler Norton, daughter of Irene Adler, is a respected professor & is fast becoming a well known consulting detective. During an investigation she discovers that her real father was also a pretty famous consulting detective. View more info

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The Longest Second.

By: Ballinger, Bill S. (1912-1980).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., Harper & Brothers.: 1957.

Seller ID: 18709

Condition: Near fine in good price clipped dust jacket. Book is square, tight & clean. Text bright in solid binding. Gift inscription dated Christmas 1957 on front free endpaper. Blue offset to rear gutter. Jacket edge worn with two closed tears along top edge.


The author's eighth mystery novel. A man is attacked & his throat cut. He survives but cannot talk or remember who he was. His search for answers is the story of this ingenious & tense novel. 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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Twelve Englishmen of Mystery

By: Bargainnier, Earl F. (Ed.).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bowling Green, Ohio., Bowling Green State Univ. Popular Press.: 1984.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18898

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Light jacket edge wear.


Published simultaneously in cloth & paper. Critical commentary of twelve English mystery writers. Wilkie Collins, A.E.W. Mason, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, H.C. Bailey, Anthony Berkeley Cox, Nicholas Blake, Michael Gilbert, Julian Symons, Dick Francis, Edmund Crispin, H.R.F. Keating, & Simon Brett. 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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Unholy Dying.

By: Barnard, Robert

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner.: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019027

Condition: Fine


Black quarter cloth & green paper-wrapped boards. English award winning author's look at murder in a small peaceful town. Features Inspector Mike Oddie & Sergeant Charlie Peace. 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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Too Many Notes, Mr. Mozart.

By: Barnard, Robert (writing as Bernard Bastable).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf.: 1996

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019028

Condition: Fine


Green quarter cloth & blue paper-wrapped boards. English award winning author's alternative history/murder mystery. Set in 1830, Mozart is hired to give piano lessons to the young Princess Victoria and ends up protecting her life. View more info

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Coyote

By: Barnes, Linda

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press.: 1990

Edition: First Edition..

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019186

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. Signed by Linda Barnes on the title page. The award winning author's third novel featuring Boston P.I. Carlotta Carlyle. The plot involves Carlotta's involvement with the "dangerous world of illegal aliens and the deadly "coyotes" who prey on them." View more info

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Endangered species

By: Barr, Nevada

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York., G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019189

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the blank page before the half title page. Nevada Barr's 5th Anna Pigeon mystery. Anna investigates a drug interdiction plane crash on a small island off the coast of Georgia. Map of Cumberland Island on end papers. 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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Bad Eye Blues.

By: Barrett Jr., Neal.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York., Kensington Books.: 1997.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18648

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Light rubbing to top jacket edge. No tears or chips.


A Wiley Moss (who makes illustrations of insects for the Smithsonian) mystery. Wiley is kidnapped to Idaho where a gangster wants "pitchas" of his 18 resident cuties. "Irreverent humor, gonzo characters and page-turning action." (from the dust jacket). 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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Fair Game

By: Bartram, George (pseudonym of Kenneth M. Cameron)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Macmillan Publsihg Co.: 1973

Seller ID: 019091

Condition: Very Good


Book is square in tight binding. Dust soil to edges. Jacket lightly edge worn. No tears or chips. The author's first mystery novel as George Bartram. "...an international conspiracy to infiltrate the Swiss banking systerm..." A lethal game of hide-and-seek. View more info

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In the Night Season

By: Bausch, Richard

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, HarperFlamingo: 1998

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019710

Condition: Very Good


Author has inscribed "For Susan, with love & squalor, from Richard Bausch 1998." Is he paying homage to J. D. Salinger & Esme??? Crack just starting on title page where inscription was made. An exciting thriller featuring a new widow & her young son who are left nearly destitute. And their lives are in jeopardy. View more info

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A Queer Kind of Love: A Pharoah Love Mystery.

By: Baxt, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Otto Penzler Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019103

Condition: Near Fine


A touch of dust soil to top edge. The 4th Pharoah Love mystery by the author and the first since "Topsy and Evil" in 1968. "Manhattan mystery chockablock with wit and weirdness." View more info

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The Pale Blue Eye.

By: Bayard, Louis.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., HarperCollins Publishers.: 2006.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 16038

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Remainder mark on top edge. Jacket lightly shelf worn. Book is square & tight with bright text.


Nominated for the Edgar Award as best mystery novel by the Mystery Writers of America in 2007. Set at West Point in 1830, a retired New York City detective with the help of a young cadet named Edgar Allan Poe set out to solve a gruesome murder at the Academy. By the author of "Mr. Timothy." View more info

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The Forge of God.

By: Bear, Greg.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Tor Books. A Tom Doherty Associates Book.: 1987.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 17185

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Some shelf rubbing to jacket corners. No tears or chips. Jacket art by Alan Gutierrez.


Bear's 9th novel. Hard science fiction. Scientific mystery & alien invasion of Earth. View more info