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Print the Legend
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Print the Legend

By McDonald, Craig

New York: Minotaur Books. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2010. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780312554378 . Signed by McDonald on the title page. Slight tanning to the page edges. Set mostly in Ketchum, ID, the story revolves around a Hemingway scholar who is out to prove that Papa didn't commit suicide but was murdered by his wife, Mary. ; 342 pages; Signed by Author .

$23.00

The Freshour Cylinders (Includes Uncorrected Proof)
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The Freshour Cylinders (Includes Uncorrected Proof)

By Morgan, Speer

Denver: MacMurray & Beck. Very Good in Fine dust jacket. 1998. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 1878448846 . Signed by Morgan. A bump to the bottom corners. Morgan brings back mixed-blood, Choctaw orphan Tom Freshour from 1994's The Whipping Boy and places him as a 45-year-old prosecuting attorney on the Arkansas-Oklahoma border in 1935. An Uncorrected Proof in glossy wrappers (not signed) is included. ; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Toros & Torsos
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Toros & Torsos

By McDonald, Craig

Madison, WI: Bleak House Books. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2008. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9781606480007 . A very slight wrinkle to the top of the front flap. Spanning the years from 1935 to 1959, Edgar-finalist McDonald's second novel to feature crime novelist Hector Lassiter mixes myth, history and a serial killer who arranges dead bodies to resemble surrealistic art. ; 398 pages .

$15.00

Print the Legend
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Print the Legend

By McDonald, Craig

New York: Minotaur Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2010. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780312554378 . Set mostly in Ketchum, ID, the story revolves around Hemingway scholar and Papa poseur Richard Paulson, who is out to prove that Ernest didn't commit suicide but was murdered by his wife, Mary. ; 342 pages .

$13.00

The Devil's Own Rag Doll
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The Devil's Own Rag Doll

By Bartoy, Mitchell

New York: Minotaur Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2005. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0312340885 . Signed by Bartoy. A nick to the top corner. In 1940s Detroit, racial tensions pulse through the investigation of an heiress's murder. A first novel. ; Signed by Author .

$15.00

Hot Springs (Includes Advance Reading Copy)
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Hot Springs (Includes Advance Reading Copy)

By Hunter, Stephen

New York: Simon & Schuster. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2000. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 068486360x . Signed by Hunter on the title page. A review copy with publisher sheets laid in. A scratch to the heel of the spine. In 1946, a troubled lawman fights corruption in Hot Spring, AR, home of flagrant gambling, prostitution, and mob rule. An Advance Reading Copy (not signed) in wrappers is included.; Signed by Author .

$20.00

The Righteous Cut
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The Righteous Cut

By Skinner, Robert

Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 159058029x . Signed by Skinnner. After her husband commands the police to stop investigating the disappearance of their daughter Jessica for unknown reasons, the girl's enraged mother asks ex-boyfriend and Creole club owner Wesley Farrell for help. A tiny spot of rubbing to the rear fold.; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Wilde West
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Wilde West

By Satterthwait, Walter

New York: St. Martin's Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0312059973 . Signed by Satterthwait on the title page. During his lecture tour of the American West, English writer and personality Oscar Wilde discovers that someone in his entourage has been murdering prostitutes, and after he is named a suspect, he is determined to find the madman and clear his name. ; Signed by Author .

$15.00

While I Disappear (Includes Uncorrected Proof)
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While I Disappear (Includes Uncorrected Proof)

By Wright, Edward

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0399151982 . Signed by Wright on the title page. A review copy with publisher's material laid in. A disgraced former movie cowboy and ex-con, John Ray Horn walks the mean streets of post-WWII Los Angeles in search of the brutal killer who snuffed out the life of Rose Galen, a faded leading lady who co-starred in one of Horn's films. An Uncorrected Proof (not signed) is included. Published in the UK under the title The Silver Face. ; Signed by Author .

$40.00

City of Stone
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City of Stone

By Benke, Richard

Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2007. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780826341518 . Signed by Benke on the title page. The U.S.-Mexico border is the setting for this tale of death and deceit involving historical characters and a legendary missing cache of gold. ; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Pale Shadow
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Pale Shadow

By Skinner, Robert

Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 1890208663 . Signed by Skinner on the title page. Wesley Farrell, a 1940s New Orleans private detective, investigates the connection between the murder of a young black woman and the theft of some counterfeit plates. ; Signed by Author .

$20.00

The Strange Files of Fremont Jones
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The Strange Files of Fremont Jones

By Day, Dianne

New York: Doubleday. Fine. 1995. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. Signed by Day. An Uncorrected Proof in white wrappers. Fleeing the confines of her staid Boston upbringing and a potential marriage to a loathsome suitor, the modern-thinking Caroline Fremont Jones opens a typewriting business in San Francisco using the name Fremont. The first book in the series.; Signed by Author .

$35.00

The Disappearing Body (Includes Signed ARC)
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The Disappearing Body (Includes Signed ARC)

By Grand, David

New York: Doubleday. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0385500343 . Signed by Grand and dated in the year of publication. Victor Ribe, an ex-junkie and World War I veteran, returns to a city where prohibition has been repealed and the streets are rife with illegal heroin trafficking, and becomes drawn into the corruption when his old Army buddy reports a murder and then the body vanishes. A signed Advance Reading Copy is included. ; Signed by Author .

$25.00

The Strange Files of Fremont Jones

By Day, Dianne

New York: Doubleday. Very Good. 1995. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. An Uncorrected Proof, fine in white wrappers. Dedicated to Harvey Klinger, whose Literary Agency stamp is on the free endpaper. Fleeing the confines of her staid Boston upbringing and a potential marriage to a loathsome suitor, the modern-thinking Caroline Fremont Jones opens a typewriting business in San Francisco using the name Fremont. .

$17.00

The Last Embrace
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The Last Embrace

By Hamilton, Denise

New York: Scribner. Fine. 2008. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. Signed by Hamilton. An Advance Reading Copy with publisher sheet laid in. A novel based on the actual disappearance of actress Jean Spangler in 1949. ; 386 pages; Signed by Author .

$13.00

In the Deep Midwinter (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy)
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In the Deep Midwinter (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy)

By Clark, Robert

New York: Picador. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1997. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0312151497 . Signed by Clark on the title page. A first novel by the biographer of James Beard recaptures the moral issues of 1950s America, a time when WASPish reticence and conservative social values reigned. A signed Advance Reading Copy is included.; Signed by Author .

$22.50