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Shaft
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Shaft

By Tidyman, Ernest

New York: The Macmillan Company. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1970. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. An exceptionally bright copy, with a trace of edgewear to the top of the front panel. A minor masterpiece, and the basis for the Gordon Parks movie. No remainder mark!; 188 pages .

$199.00

God Save the Child
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God Save the Child

By Parker, Robert B.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1974. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0395199557 . Signed by Parker on the title page, and dated in 1991. A review copy with publisher's slip, and signed author photo laid in. A touch of rubbing to the corners and the top of the page edges. Sunning to the spine. A very presentable copy of the second Spenser novel, which introduced the Susan Silverman character. ; 185 pages; Signed by Author .

$659.00

Fear of the Dark
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Fear of the Dark

By Haywood, Gar Anthony

New York: St. Martin's Press. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. 1988. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0312017960 . Signed by Haywood on the title page. Rubbing to the corners and folds, and mild edgewear. This debut mystery introduces black private investigator Aaron Gunner, hired to find the white man who walked into a bar in South Central Los Angeles to kill the owner.; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Free Fall
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Free Fall

By Crais, Robert

New York: Bantam Books. Very Good in Fine dust jacket. 1993. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0553092421 . Signed by Crais on the title page. Dust smudges to the page edges, and rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards. L.A. private detective Elvis Cole helps a woman whose fiance is involved with crooked police. ; Signed by Author .

$50.00

The Right Madness
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The Right Madness

By Crumley, James

New York: Viking. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2005. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0670034061 . Signed by Crumley on the title page. Rough-and-ready private eye C.W. Sughrue must find out why Montana socialites are succumbing to violent and unnatural deaths.; 289 pages; Signed by Author .

$29.00

Bearing Secrets (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)
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Bearing Secrets (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By Barre, Richard

New York: Walker & Co.. Very Good in Fine dust jacket. 1996. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0802732801 . Signed by Barre on the title page. A bump to the front board. Laid in is a large publisher's postcard that the author has briefly inscribed. California surfer/shamus Wil Hardesty investigates the alleged suicide of a Sixties radical at Lake Tahoe. A signed Uncorrected Proof in orange wrappers is included. ; 302 pages; Signed by Author .

$17.00

Loaded Dice
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Loaded Dice

By Swain, James

New York: Ballantine Books. Very Good in Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0345463269 . Signed by Swain on the title page. A slight bump to the top corner. Tony Valentine, a retired Atlantic City cop who helps gambling casinos catch swindlers, travels to Las Vegas to show three casino owners how blackjack players use a new high-tech device to cheat. ; Signed by Author .

$14.99

Shadow of a Tiger
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Shadow of a Tiger

By Collins, Michael

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1972. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 039606597x . A closed tear to the head of the spine, and mild rubbing to the dust jacket. Publisher's price of $4.95 on the front flap. A Dan Fortune detective novel. .

$25.00

A Drop of the Hard Stuff
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A Drop of the Hard Stuff

By Block, Lawrence

New York: Mulholland Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2011. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780316127332 . Signed by Block on the title page. This 17th installment of Block's long-running series about New York private detective Matthew Scudder has Scudder reflecting on an old case from the 1980s, less than a year after he joined Alcoholics Anonymous. ; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Red Cat
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Red Cat

By Spiegelman, Peter

New York: Knopf. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2007. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0307263169 . Signed by Spiegelman on the title page. New York private detective John March is hired by his own brother to track down a woman who has been stalking him.; Signed by Author .

$25.00

A Ticket to the Boneyard
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A Ticket to the Boneyard

By Block, Lawrence

New York: William Morrow & Company. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1990. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0688090702 . Signed by Block on the title page. Mild age toning to the rear panel. The streets of New York are never safe, but the release of James Leo Motley, a psychopath who went down swearing revenge on PI Matt Scudder, means death is out there looking for a victim. ; Signed by Author .

$15.00

Bad Night Is Falling
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Bad Night Is Falling

By Phillips, Gary

New York: Berkley. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1998. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0425163024 . Signed and dated by Phillips. In the author's third Ivan Monk mystery (after Violent Spring and Perdition, U.S.A.), and first to be published in hardcover, the African American Los Angeles PI, who also owns a donut shop, investigates a fatal firebombing in the Rancho Tajuata housing project. ; 312 pages; Signed by Author .

$13.00

Widow's Walk
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Widow's Walk

By Parker, Robert B.

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0399148450 . Signed by Parker on the publisher's tipped-in page, and additionally inscribed and dated by him on the title page. Spenser is called on to investigate the death of the elder member of a May-December couple.; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Eye of the Cricket
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Eye of the Cricket

By Sallis, James

New York: Walker & Company. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1997. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0802733131 . Signed by Sallis on the title page, and dated in the month of publication. Series protagonist Lew Griffin, fiftyish writer, part-time college instructor, and sometimes sleuth in New Orleans, searches for a client's missing son.; Signed by Author .

$23.00

The Last Detective
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The Last Detective

By Crais, Robert

New York: Doubleday. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0385504268 . Signed by Crais on the title page. Freewheeling PI Elvis Cole teams up with LAPD Detective Carol Starkey (from Demolition Angel) and longtime sidekick Joe Pike in the search for a missing boy. ; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Token of Remorse

By Stone, Michael

New York: Viking. Very Good. 1998. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. An Uncorrected Proof in glossy illustrated wrappers. In the third installment of the Streeter mystery series, the ex-football player-turned-bounty hunter finds himself chasing the mistress and nephew of a sleazy water-bed millionaire to the barrios of Mexico. By the author of The Low End of Nowhere. .

$20.00

Flood

By Vachss, Andrew H.

New York: Donald I Fine. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1985. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0917657438 . Briefly inscribed by Vachss. In his first appearance, Burke, the hard-boiled private eye and self-appointed avenger of abused children, is hired by a beautiful woman to follow a child's murderer through the alleyways and tenements of New York City. A sharp copy with just a trace of rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards, and a small closed tear to the top of the back cover.; Signed by Author .

$45.00

Director's Cut
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Director's Cut

By Simon, Roger L.

New York: Atria Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0743458028 . Signed by Simon on the title page. Hired to provide security for a movie being filmed in Prague whose cast and crew have been plagued by threats, PI Moses Wine stumbles across the corpse of the Grand Rabbi of Prague, who proves to be yet another aspiring screenwriter, clutching a screenplay based on a vicious anti-Semitic tract.; Signed by Author .

$17.50

Bordersnakes
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Bordersnakes

By Crumley, James

New York: Mysterious Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1996. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0892965738 . Signed by Crumley on the title page. The first joint outing of the author's two aging and irascible sleuths, C.W. Sughrue and Milo Milodragovitch.; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Lovers Crossing
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Lovers Crossing

By Mitchell, James C.

New York: Minotaur Books. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0312315309 . Signed by Mitchell. A spot of rubbing to the top corner. Working to restart his career after being shot in the line of duty, former INS agent and private detective Brinker investigates the murder of a local businessman's wife and discovers a possible connection to a smuggling operation. ; 294 pages; Signed by Author .

$12.00

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