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Contents Under Pressure.

By: Buchanan, Edna.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Hyperion.: 1992.

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18718

Condition: Fine in wraps.


Inscribed and dated by the author. "Edna Buchanan (9/26/92) After the storm!" Advance Reading Copy. A Britt Montero mystery. View more info

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A Murder of Crows.

By: Buchanan, Patrick (pseudonym of Edwin Corley & Jack Murphy).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Stein and Day.: 1970.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 14882

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Slight spine lean. Book is clean in tight binding. Jacket rubbed with wear to spine ends. Price sticker shadow on lower right corner of front panel. Price intact on front flap.


The author's first mystery novel and the first featuring Ben Shock & Charity Tucker. Set in Kentucky. 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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The Killing Zone.

By: Burns, Rex.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Viking.: 1988.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18293

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Light dust soil to top edge.


A Gabe Wager mystery. Set in Denver Colorado. View more info

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Roman Nights.

By: Burns, Ron.

Price: $17.50

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

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18640

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket with light rubbing at head of spine.


The author debut mystery novel. Set in 180 A.D. Rome. Livinius Severus is a minor nobleman, lawyer & stoic. The emperor Marcus Aurelius is away from Rome fighting on the northern front while Rome is slipping back into debauchery & intrigue. 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

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Coffin and the Paper Man

By: Butler, Gwendoline (1922-2013)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., St. Martin's Press. A Thomas Dunne Book.: 1991

Edition: First U. S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019085

Condition: Fine


Book is square, tight & clean. Slight bump to head of jacket spine. A Detective John Coffin mystery. Set in London's Docklands. An anonymous letter-writer who calls himself "the Paper Man" claims to be a most sought after serial killer. View more info

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In Such Dark Places

By: Caldwell, Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019643

Condition: Very Good


Evidence of tape removal on front free endpaper. Foxing to edges. Former owner's stamp to top & fore edges. Text bright & clean in square, solid & tight binding. Jacket edge rubbed. No tears or chips. The playwright's first novel. Murder during a Good Friday street procession in New York's Lower East Side. View more info

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Juice

By: Campbell, Robert (1927-2000)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Poseidon Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition..

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019550

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed by the author on the top corner of the title page. Book square & tight. Light soil to top edge with top corner tip bumps. Text bright in solid binding. Light rubbing to jacket corner tips. Entertaining novel about the juicemen (loan sharks) of Los Angeles and the losers who need them. Campbell's usual shocking & sometimes hilarious style. View more info

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Thinning the Turkey Herd.

By: Campbell, Robert.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., New American Library.: 1988.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 17674

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Very light wear to jacket edges. Remainder mark on top edge.


A Jimmy Flannery mystery set in the Chicago world of politics. View more info

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The Lion's Share.

By: Campbell, Robert.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Mysterious Press.: 1996.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18631

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. A crossed out "To" on the front free endpaper. I guess that the gift giver changed their mind.


A Jimmy Flannery mystery set in the Chicago world of politics. Congressman Leo "the Lion" Lundatos wants to run for mayor with Jimmy's help. Then all hell breaks loose. View more info

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Magic in Fiction: A Short-Title Checklist.

By: Canick, Michael (Compiled by).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Volcanick Press.: 1998.

Seller ID: 17508

Condition: Fine in wraps.


Organized by genre: Literary, Mystery/Detective/Thriller, Science/Speculative/Horror and Fantasy, Children's, Misc. Magic Fiction, Circus/Carnival/Side-show Fiction, Gambling/Cheating/Fraud and Con Fiction, Hypnotism Fiction, Ventriloquism Fiction, and Occult Fiction. View more info

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Mum's the Word

By: Cannell, Dorothy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019454

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to head of jacket spine. No tears or chips. The 3rd Ellie Haskell mystery. Ellie is with child. Receives a gypsy curse. Goes on a trip to America where her husband is invited compete for membership in a secret society of chefs. A haunted mansion full of balmy characters. Sounds like fun! View more info

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Panthers' Moon.

By: Canning, Victor (1911-1986).

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York., M. S. Mill Co. and William Morrow & Co.: 1948.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 18210

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Boards corner bumped. Light soil to top edge. Text bright in solid binding. Jacket edge worn with chips at extremities. Price ($3.00) on front flap.


Canning's third mystery novel. While Roger Quain escorts two zoo-bound black panthers on the train from Milan to Paris the train derails and the panthers escape in the Swiss Alps. And he has been persuaded by a western agent to hide microfilm in one the panther's collar. The chase is on to beat enemy agents in finding the animals. The basis for the 1950 Universal International film directed by George Sherman. View more info

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The Spy Who Jumped off the Screen

By: Caplan, Thomas (Introduction by President Bill Clinton)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019478

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder mark on bottom edge. Slight bump to jacket spine ends. A former covert operative is now the number one film star in the world. Now he is called upon to prevent an enigmatic billionaire & his protege from delivering nuclear warheads into rogue hands. View more info

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Hoffman's Row.

By: Carnahan, Walter.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis., Bobbs-Merrill.: 1963.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 7887

Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed.


A mystery featuring Abe Lincoln. View more info

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A Scienfific Forger or Nick Carter, Expert

By: Carter, Nicholas.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Street & Smith Corporation: 1901

Edition: New Magnet Library No. 1139

Seller ID: 019545

Condition: Fair


Text complete in solid binding. Pages age toned as usual. Wear to front panel with small tear to illustration. Top corner rubbed with no effect on text. View more info

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All the Old Lions

By: Caverly, Carol

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Aurora, Colorado, Write Way Publishiing: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019344

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. As new. Appears to be unread. "Set in the wide, lonely expanses of Wyoming...history of an era as well as a modern-day murder mystery." View more info

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Brief Tales From the Bench: Eight Courtroom Vignettes.

By: Cecil, Henry.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York., Simon & Schuster / An Inner Sanctum Mystery Special.: 1968.

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 9890

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Former owner's signature on front free endpaper. Slight spine slant. Jacket lightly rubbed with inked mark thru price on front flap and new price inked in.


Four stories based on actual cases Mr. Cecil has tried and four others that are fiction. View more info

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The Day the Thames Caught Fire.

By: Chambers, Peter (pseudonym of Dennis Phillips)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., St. Martin's Press. A Thomas Dunne Book.: 1990

Edition: First U.S. Edition.

Seller ID: 019093

Condition: Very Good


Book is tight & clean in solid binding. Foxing starting on edges. Jacket edge rubbed. The plot centers around the theft of 10 million pounds from a Thameside warehouse in the City of London. View more info