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Murder, Four Miles High.

By: Braun, R(einhard) A. (1893-1979).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcadia House.: 1954.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14591

Condition: Probably former lending library copy. Tape remnants on boards & endpapers. Sheet removal from rear free endpaper. Spine lean & fading to boards. Text bright in tight binding. A nice reading copy.


Mystery set in California. View more info

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Loose Lips: A Jerry Brogan Mystery.

By: Breen, Jon L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster.: 1990

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019131

Condition: Fine


Light touch of rubbing to extremities. Racetrack announcer/amateur sleuth Jerry Brogan tries to find the killer of the horseracing world's most hated man. View more info

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Hot Air: A Jerry Brogan Mystery.

By: Breen, Jon L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster.: 1992

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019097

Condition: Fine


The author's 4th racetrack announcer/amateur sleuth Jerry Brogan mystery novel. A celebration for a retiring jockey leads to a deadly family feud. View more info

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Murder California Style.

By: Breen, Jon L. and John Ball (Eds.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York., St. Martin's Press.: 1987.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17685

Condition: Near fine in very good price clipped dust jacket. Remainder mark. Jacket edge worn with closed tears at head & heel of spine.


A collection of short stories by the Southern California Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America. SIGNED by nine of the contributors: Jon L. Breen, Maxine O'Callaghan, John Stevenson, Nan Hamilton, John Ball, Helene Juarez Phipps, Harry Price, William F. Nolan, and Gary Brandner. View more info

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Sicken and So Die

By: Brett, Simon

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Scribner.: 1995

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 019066

Condition: Fine


Charles Paris is playing Sir Toby Belch in a festival production of Twelfth Night and he is back with his wife, Frances. Hardcover in paper-wrapped boards. Jacket lightly stained at head of spine. 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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The Hanging in the Hotel

By: Brett, Simon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime.: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019642

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. The 5th novel in the Fethering series featuring Carole Seddon & Jude. Set in a English sea-side hamlet. A murder during an elitist men's group of businessmen meeting. Jude was waitressing. She asks Carole to help her solve the crime. View more info

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Murder Unprompted.

By: Brett, Simon.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Scribner's.: 1982.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 11476

Condition: Fine in near fine jacket. Book is tight and clean with no interior markings. Small crease on front jacket flap.


A Charles Paris mystery. View more info

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Situation Tragedy.

By: Brett, Simon.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York., Scribner's.: 1981.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 11477

Condition: Fine in very good jacket. Evidence of glue on jacket flaps and endpapers..


A Charles Paris mystery. View more info

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Cast, In Order of Disappearance.

By: Brett, Simon.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1975.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 17988

Condition: Near fine in like jacket. Small "B" stamp (remainder mark?) on bottom edge. Jacket has 1/16" closed tear at head of spine. Price intact on front flap.


Author's first book and the first Charles Paris mystery. View more info

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Masquerade in Blue.

By: Brod, D(eborah) C(obban).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Walker & Co.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019051

Condition: Near Fine


Book in navy paper-wrapped boards. Bumps to spine ends in both book & jacket. This is the author's 3rd Private Investigator Quint McCauley mystery. Quint should be picking up his girlfriend at the airport when a local reporter calls from jail asking for help. What a choice. View more info

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Counterweight.

By: Broun, Daniel.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., Holt, Rinehart & Winston.: 1962.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18639

Condition: Fine in near fine lightly rubbed dust jacket.


Daniel Broun's first mystery novel. Set in the Broadway theatre world. A practical joke on an unpopular stage manager backfires. Very well done. View more info

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The Screaming Mimi.

By: Brown, Fredric.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Dutton - Guilt Edged Mystery.: 1949.

Seller ID: 17972

Condition: Book is square and tight with clean text. Lacking dust jacket. Former owner's signature on front free endpaper. Light soil to boards. Text clean in solid binding. A nice reading copy.


Fredric Brown in his prime. Basis for the 1958 film with Anita Ekberg & Gypsy Rose Lee. 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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Hiss of Death: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery.

By: Brown, Rita Mae & Sneaky Pie Brown.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books.: 2011

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 019052

Condition: Fine


An ailing Mary Minor Haristeen (Harry) and her cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter investigate unusual deaths at the hospital where Harry is being treated. View more info

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The Big Cat Nap

By: Brown, Rita Mae & Sneaky Pie Brown.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books.: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019736

Condition: Fine


Light bump to head of jacket spine and tiny soil spots along top of front flap. This is the 20th anniversary Mrs. Murphy mystery. "Harry and her menagerie throw a wrench into the gears of a killer of grease monkeys." View more info

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Rest in Pieces.

By: Brown, Rita Mae.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., Bantam Books.: 1992.

Edition: Uncorrected Proofs.

Seller ID: 10289

Condition: Fine in wrappers.


Drawings in this bound galley are only representative sketches. They are not the finished drawings. A Mrs. Murphy mystery. View more info

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Before and After

By: Brown, Rosellen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux.: 1992

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 18823


369 pp. Softcover. 5.25" x 8.25". Uncorrected Proof. By the author of "Civil Wars," "Tender Mercies," "Cora Fry," & "Street Games." Near fine in wraps. Crease at bottom rear corner. Perfect bound in yellow printed wrappers. View more info

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Before and After

By: Brown, Rosellen

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux.: 1992

Edition: First Edition..

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019339

Condition: Fine


Inscribed by the author on the half title page. "For Samson, with my best wishes. Rosellen Brown, Houston 1992." A couple's son is accused of murder. The family is under siege. Compelling drama. 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