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Death of a Charming Man

By: Beaton, M C (pseudonym of Marion McChesney)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019733

Condition: Fine


A nice copy. The author's 10th Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery. Hamish, to escape the unofficial engagement to Priscilla Halburton-Smythe, investigates a newcomer to nearby Drim. Single, wealthy & terribly attractive, Peter Hynd has thrown the middle-aged matrons of the town into a flutter. And sent the local men into a slow burn. Hamish expects & gets trouble. View more info

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A Head for Poisoning.

By: Beaufort, Simon (pseudonym of Susanna Gregory and Beau Riffenburgh).

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18936

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.


The 2nd book in the Sir Geoffrey Mappestone mystery series. The year is 1101. Sir Geoffrey revisits his home on the Welsh border only to find his father ill and his siblings fighting over the estate. View more info

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Amateur Night.

By: Beck, K. K. ( pseudonym of Kathrine Kristine Beck Marris).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Mysterious Press.: 1993.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 17861

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


The author's second Jane da Silva mystery. View more info

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An Embarrassment of Corpses.

By: Beechey, Alan.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York., St. Martin's Press. A Thomas Dunne book.: 1997.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18117

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. As new.


Alan Beechey's first novel. A comic mystery set in London. Features Oliver Swithin who, with his uncle Detective Superintendent Mallard, follows some quirky clues to solve a series of bazaar murders. View more info

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The Strange Death of Mistress Coffin.

By: Begiebing, Robert J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C., Algonquin Books: 1991.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18701

Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Light soil to edges.


Begiebing's first mystery novel. Set in the 1640s on the New England coast. A young woman is found murdered. Richard Browne, a young Englishman-turned-sleuth is asked to take up the case. Based on an actual unsolved murder. View more info

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A Deadly Place to Stay

By: Bell, Josephine (pseudonym of Doris Bell Ball) (1897-1987)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Co.: 1983

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 019251

Condition: Very Good


Slight spine lean. Crack at title page. Binding still tight & text clean. Jacket edge rubbed with small closed tear at top of front panel and at top rear tip. Originally published in England as "The Innocent" by Hodder in 1983. A young woman from a foster home runs away to London. She is offered haven in the house of a faux religious order only to find that she is a prisoner. View more info

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Watchdog

By: Berenson, Laurien

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Kensington Books: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019481

Condition: Near Fine


Remainder mark on bottom edge. Light rubbing to jacket rear panel & foot of spine. A Melanie Travis mystery. A wealthy business man who is bankrolling Melanie's brother's trendy coffee bar is murdered & brother Frank is the main suspect. Melanie again becomes the family "watchdog." View more info

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The Body Shop.

By: Berlinski, David.

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16002

Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket. Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket edge worn at extremities. Moody Alan Dingman cover illustration bright.


Signed & inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Set in San Francisco. The third Aaron Asherfeld mystery. View more info

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Murder at the Royal Oak.

By: Bernhardt, Jean Alexander.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York., Vantage Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019056

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing to head of jacket spine & top front edge. The author's debut mystery novel. Set in an English inn in the Cotswolds. There have been three murders in as many days. Enter the redoubtable Miss Bunch. View more info

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The Genesis Files

By: Biderman, Bob (1940-2018)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Co.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019491

Condition: Fine


Book is square & tight. Appears to be unread. Jacket bright with light bumps to spine ends. No tears or chips. Originally published in Great Britain by Gollancz in 1988. The author's 1st mystery novel to feature reporter Joseph Radkin. Set in San Francisco. View more info

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The House Without a Key

By: Biggers, Earl Derr

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Co.: 1925

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 18310

Condition: Very Good


The first Charlie Chan novel. Set in Honolulu. The novel was written by Biggers at the Halekulani hotel on Waikiki Beach which features a restaurant named "House Without a Key." Good. Lacking dust jacket. Light fading to spine. Slight spine lean. Tear to top margin beginning with page 303. Text is effected on page 307/308 but is still all readable. Very light toning to text. 12mo. 316 pp. Hardcover in orange cloth boards. View more info

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The House Without a Key

By: Biggers, Earl Derr

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Triangle Books: 1941

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 019240

Condition: Very Good


Binding solid. Toning to text as is usual with this publisher. Jacket bright with light edge rubbing & closed tear at top of front panel. The first Charlie Chan novel. Set in Honolulu. The novel was written by Biggers at the Halekulani hotel on Waikiki Beach which features a restaurant named "House Without a Key." View more info

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Murder in the Palais Royal

By: Black, Cara

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Soho Press.: 2010

Edition: First Edition..

Seller ID: 019074

Condition: Fine


Paris (Louvre) map frontispiece. An Aimee Leduc investigation. Aimee's partner Rene Friant has been shot and Aimee has been witnessed as the culprit. Hardcover in black quarter cloth and black paper-wrapped boards. Light rubbing to jacket extremities. No tears or chips. View more info

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Murder on the Champ de Mars

By: Black, Cara

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Soho Press.: 2015

Edition: First Edition..

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019510

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. Large page size postcard bound in. "One Entry Ticket. Win a killer trip to Paris with Cara Black sweepstakes." Official Rules for killer trip bound into the book as it's last pages. Paris map endpapers. Set in 1999 Paris. Aimee Leduc helps a gypsy boy who insists that his dying mother has an important secret. View more info

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The Tentmaker

By: Blake, Michelle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019121

Condition: Near Fine


Faint letter P stamped on front free end paper. The author's debut mystery. Featuring Lily Connor an Episcopal priest. Lily investigates the death of Boston priest who she has been asked to replace. Great characters & gripping suspense. 274 pp. plus author's note & acknowledgments. View more info

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Recipe For Homicide.

By: Blochman, Lawrence G. (1900-1975).

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia. New York., J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1952.

Edition: Book club edition.

Seller ID: 18935

Condition: Ex. library. Library stamp on top edge. Library page pasted to front free endpaper mostly removed. Dust jacket in mylar pasted to pastedown endpapers. Foxing starting on fore edges. Text clean in solid binding.


The Edgar winning author's first full-length mystery novel featuring Dr. Daniel Webster Coffee. Death strikes in the test kitchen of a soup cannery. View more info

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In Plain Sight.

By: Block, Barbara.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Kensington Books.: 1996.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 17527

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. Remainder mark on bottom edge & light soil to top edge. Book is square, tight & clean. Jacket has small closed tear at top front corner.


The author's third mystery featuring pet shop owner & amateur sleuth Robin Light. View more info

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The Burglar Who Traded Ted Williams

By: Block, Lawrence.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Dutton.: 1994.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18025

Condition: Fine in fine jacket.


Block's sixth Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery. Bernie gets involved with a baseball card robbery. And his landlord has just increased his bookstore rent by ten thousand dollars a month. You know it'll all turn out fine but it sure is fun along the way. View more info

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A Walk Among the Tombstones.

By: Block, Lawrence.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York., Morrow.: 1992.

Edition: First Edition. Uncorrected Bound Galleys.

Seller ID: 17755

Condition: Fine in pictorial wrappers.


A Matthew Scudder mystery. The noir hero tracks a killer through the back streets of Brooklyn. Now a film starring Liam Neeson as Scudder. View more info

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The Burglar in the Rye.

By: Block, Lawrence.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York., Dutton.: 1999.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 18723

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


Block's ninth Bernie Rhodenbarr mystery. Bernie tries to stop the sale of a very private & enigmatic writer's letters by his literary agent. He is arrested trying. That and some missing ruby jewelry further complicate Bernie's life. View more info