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Three Complete Novels: Postmortem; Body of Evidence; All That Remains (complete and unabridged)

By Cornwell, Patricia

NY: Smithmark. VG hardback in VG DJ. (1997). From the master storyteller a one-volume collection of the first three Kay Scarpetta novels in grisly millieu & detail. .


The Overlook

By Connelly, Michael

NY: Little Brown. VG in VG DJ. (2007). 1st edition. A body has been found on the overlook near Mulholland Drive, victim Dr. Stanley Kent has two bullet holes in the back of his . head from what looks like an execution-style shooting. Bosch is called out to investigate. It is the case he has been waiting for, his first since being recruited to the city's Homicide Special squad. .


The Lost Files of Nancy Drew

By Keene, Carolyn

NY: Grosset & Dunlap. (2007). Large size. Whenever Nancy Drew closed the book on a mystery, she always recorded her adventure in her hournal. For many years it was . believed that none of these firsthand accounts existed, but several have been unearthed. Front cover shows Nancy holding a candle and opening the top of an old trunk. Padded, unpaginated, pictorial boards. A behind the scenes look complete with postcards of book covers in rear pocket. There are tears to some of the exhibits. .


Knock on Any Door

By Motley, Willard

NY: Appleton. VG. (1947). Tan binding, brown lettering on front cover and spine. Black writer of 1949 movie starring Humphrey Bogart and John Deerk. . Young man from the slums arrested. Slight edge wear. .


Careless in Red: a novel

By George, Elizabeth

NY: HarperCollins. G in G DJ. (2008). Nice sturdy copy. After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall where he has spent . six solitary weeks hiking the bleak and rugged coast where memories of his wife's death do not diminish. On the 43rd day of her death, he discovers the body of a young man at the base of a cliff where he appears to have fallen to his death. A mysterious, secretive woman's cottage lies not far from the body. DJ edges a bit folded in at the edges, some jottings on front endpaper. .


The After House

By Rinehart, Mary Roberts

NY: Dell. VG PB. (1965). She was a devil ship sailors believed but one man cared nothing for supertitions, he reconverted her into a private yacht. . On July 28th she set sail from New York carrying 19 people on a pleasure cruise. Some tanning spots on endpages. .


Emily Dickinson Is Dead

By Langton, Jane

NY: Penguin. VG PB. (1985). Guests at the Emily Dickinson Memorial symposium are falling off one by one, Winifred has unrequited love of the poetess. . Slight edge wear. .


Murder at the Frankfurt Book Fair

By Monteilhet, Hubert

NY: Doubleday. EX-library hardback DJ taped to book. (1976). 1st ed. A witty novel about the publishing of an international best seller that began as an innocent attempt to embarrass an . avaricious publisher soon escalates out of control and leads to a different kind of killing. .



By Gardner, John

Maine: Thorndike. VG large print. (1988). A routine investigation into a girl's death as she's hauled out from Thames, nasty but well within Scotland Yard's capabilities. . The religious cult to which the girl had belonged was led by Father Valentine. .


Unnatural Deasth

By Sayers, Dorothy L.

NY: Avon. G PB. (1955). By one of the greatest mystery story writers of the century says the Los Angeles Times. Lord Peter calls this the case he . has always been looking for. The case of cases. The murder without discernible means, or motive or clue..." Everyone knew the fiendishly cold-blooded murderess, but Lord Peter had to discover how and exactly why she had killed..." Tanning to beginning pages. .


Ruling Passion

By Hill, Reginald

NY: Harper & Row. VG in G DJ. (1973). BCE. Police Sergeant Peter Pascoe and his girl have been invited to spen a September weekend with old friends at their cottage in . the town of Thornton Lacey but when they arrive the bodies of two men are found lying on the dining room floor. DJ edge wear, owner jottings back endpaper. .


Mystery Mile

By Allingham, Margery, one of world's ten best mystery writers

Baltimore: Penguin Crime. G PB. (1963). Reprint. In the heart of the English countryside a man is followed to the Mystery Mile. Green binding, black cover illustration with . man at the center of a vector. Some edge wear with slight tanning. .


R Is for Ricochet, read by Judy Kay (unabridged)

By Grafton, Sue

Random House audio. 10 compact discs, 11.5 hours in plastic wrappers in box. (2004). Reba was the only child of an adoring father who over the years settled her scrapes with the law but wasn't there when she was . convicted of embezzlement and went to a California institute for women under his watchful eyes. .


A Stranger in the Family

By Barnard, Robert

NY: Scribner. VG in VG DJ (library discard). (2010). 1st ptg. Disoriented as a boy and now recalling vague of his real birth mother Kit grows up as the only child of professional parents in . Glasgow, Scotland. But what does it all mean? Library markings. .


The Red House Mystery

By Milne, A. A.

NY: Dutton/Pocket Books. Fair ex-library. (1922). Complete by the Winnie the Pooh author. Two men appear at door of red brick building as a fatal shot is fired. Well worn. .


Shattered Illusions: Maris Middleton mystery

By Davis, Kaye

np: Naiad Press. VG PB. 1999. 1st edition. When three young girls are brutally slain at a dog grooming shop, a specialist and her lover try to stop the killing. . Slight edge wear. .



By McGinley, Patrick

New Haven: Ticknor & Fields (Joan Kahn). VG PB. (1981). Rosarty was making an omeltte with the mushrooms in the park that morning but also a handful of obnoxious, black-gilled . toadstools. He was hoping that four of them would be enough to poison the bastard. .


Harvest of Murder: a gardening mystery

By Ripley, Ann

NY: Kensington. G in G DJ ex-library. (2001). 1st ptg. Wife, mother, and television gardening show host, Louise finds herself caught up in the chaos of a holiday feast, a new . high-tech job, and a brutal murder in her own barnyard. Library markings. .


The Ebony Bed Murder

By Gillmore, Rufus

NY: Mystery League Inc.. VG in G- DJ. 1932. 1st ed. A shocking and baffling murder in New York for a noted psychologist/criminologist to solve involving a locked room. . Black binding with green lettering on front and spine. DJ shows a woman lying on a black bed with a lighted doorway with a hand on a gun. A true old time mystery. Tan spots to fore-edge, protected DJ with edge wear and tears. .


Take Out: a mystery

By Maron, Margaret

NY: Grand Central. VG in VG DJ. (2017). 1st ed 1st ptg. Stunning new mystery with NYPD Detective Sigrid Harald. Deatg if two harmless men in the West Village. It's first assumed . an overdose but one shows no sign of drug use. But contaners of poisoned take-out food are found nearby. A dusgraced Mafia widow, disgraced grandson, a retired opera star with dark secrets, a hit-and-run, plus the possible discovery of a long-missing painting that will rock the art world. What led a man across the country to the winding mountain road that took his life. Then she meets a man who may hold the answers. .


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