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CASA MADRONE

by Eberhart, Mignon G.

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing, First UK Edition.
ISBN
9780002316705
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£21.88

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London: William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., 1980. First Printing, First UK Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. A late historical mystery by this mid-20th century American Grand Master, "Casa Madrone" is set in New York and later in San Francisco at the time of the 1906 earthquake, which reavaged the city. The book features Mallory Bookever, a… Read more
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THE LETTER WRITER

by Fesperman, Dan

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Published
2016
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781101875063
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£12.75

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New York: Knopf, 2016. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. The award-winning Fesperman's tenth novel is a historical mystery set in New York City during World War II. It features a former North Carolina police officer, Woodrow Cain, who has left behind an estranged wife, a young daughter and a career marred by the murder of his police officer partner. Cain… Read more
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SHERLOCK HOLMES DETECTED: The Problems of the Long Stories

by McQueen, Ian

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Published
1974
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780877496151
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£12.75

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New York: Drake Publishers, Inc., 1974. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Ian McQueen was an Irish lawyer, who began reading Conan Doyle's stories about Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson when he was ten though it was only later in life, after he became a solicitor, that he one day thought to imagine that Holmes and Watson were only pretending to… Read more
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SISTERS OF CAIN

by Monfredo, Miriam Grace

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Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780425176726
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£10.20

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New York: Berkley Prime Crime, 2000. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The first book in the award-winning Monfredo's "Cain Trilogy," featuring two sisters from Seneca Falls, NY, -- Bronwen and Kathryn Llyr -- who find themselves in Washington in 1862 at the beginning of the Virginia Peninsular Campaign, a must-win situation for the Union Army after losses at Manassas… Read more
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SHERLOCK HOLMES vs. DRACULA or The Adventures of The Sanguinary Count

by Estleman, Loren D.

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780385140515
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£23.79

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Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1978. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Early in his career, while still holding down a day job as a newspaper editor, Estleman, well-known today for his westerns and his crime novels, especially those featuring Detroit PI, Amos Walker, tried combining mystery and horror in this Sherlock Holmes pastiche in which Holmes… Read more
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WORLD GONE BY

by Lehane, Dennis

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Published
2015
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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£21.03

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New York: HarperCollins, 2015. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The third novel in Lehane's historical mystery-thriller series featuring Joe Coughlin, a Boston mobster who became a crime boss in Tampa, Florida, in the 1930s, then lost everything including his wife in a Mob turf war at the end of Prohibition, and is now serving as a consigliere… Read more
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THE BIG NOWHERE

by Ellroy, James

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Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780892962839
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£19.12

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New York: Mysterious Press, 1988. First Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The second of the four novels of Ellroy's acclaimed "LA Quartet." Set in 1950s Los Angeles, it features three men caught up in a net of ambition, perversion and deceit. Sheriff's Deputy Upshaw is stuck with a bunch of dead bodies and cases no one cares… Read more
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PALACE COUNCIL

by Carter, Stephen L.

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Published
2008
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780307266583
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£12.75

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New York: Knopf, 2008. First Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The third novel in Carter's Elm Grove series of political thrillers. "Palace Council" begins in 1952 with a secret meeting on Martha's Vineyard of twenty prominent men who develop a plan to manipulate the President of the United States. A short time later one of the twenty… Read more
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DROOD

by Simmons, Dan

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Published
2009
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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£16.99

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New York: Little Brown & Co., 2009. First Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The award-winning Simmons is at his best in this mystery-thriller based on Victorian novelist Charles Dickens and his unfinished work, "The Mystery of Edwin Drood." Based on actual events in Dickens' life, Simmons' "Drood," uses fiction to explore some of the unresolved mysteries of… Read more
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BLAIR'S ATTIC

by Lincoln, Joseph C. & Lincoln, Freeman

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Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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£11.90

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New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1929. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Joseph Lincoln, a popular, bestselling novelist, screen and magazine writer of the 1920s and '30s, and his son, Freeman, also a writer and editor, authored three novels together, including the "Blair's Attic" mystery. Set on Cape Cod and employing four different narrators to move the story… Read more
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DREAMING SPIES

by King, Laurie R.

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Published
2015
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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£16.99

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New York: Bantam Books, 2015. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The 13th novel in the award-winning King's historical mystery series featuring Sherlock Holmes and his American wife, Mary Russell. After concluding a long case in India, Holmes and Russell decide on a vacation in Japan before traveling to the U.S., and it is onboard ship, learning Japanese from… Read more
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INVISIBLE JUSTICE: A Story of Klan Violence & Human Reactions

by Wellard, Charles L.

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Published
2002
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780972950909
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£21.24

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Southern Pines, NC: SPW Publishing Co., 2002. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Wellard, author of scientific and technological books and articles, was prompted to write this novel by events he witnessed as a young boy visiting his grandparents' farm in rural Virginia. Though the story of two black men wreaking vengeance after an incident of Klan burning and… Read more
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FAIR BLOWS THE WIND

by L'Amour, Louis

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Published
1978
Condition
About Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780553119671
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£6.80

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New York: Bantam Books, 1978. First Edition. . Mass Market Paperback. About Very Good. Vintage Paperback: Bantam 11967-2; New York, 1978. A change of pace for L'Amour, generally regarded as the most popular, bestselling Western genre writer of the 20th Century. This novel, a historical adventure set in the mid-17th century on the east coast of the U.S.… Read more
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EDENVILLE OWLS

by Parker, Robert B.

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Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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£13.81

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New York: Sleuth/Philomel Books, 2007. First Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Parker's first book for young adults works pretty well for adult readers too. It is the end of WWII. For 14-year-old Bobby Murphy the new school year brings change and challenge. There is leadership of his new basketball team; new feelings for old friend, Joan, who… Read more
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LAURA BLUNDY

by Myerson, Julie

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Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
ISBN
9781573221689
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£12.11

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New York: Riverhead/Penguin, 2000. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The fourth novel from Myerson, a somewhat controversial English journalist and critic, is a noir crime-thriller set in Victorian London. It features Laura Blundy, a woman who beats her husband to death to protect her lover, a married man fifteen years younger than her.… Read more
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RUBICON

by Saylor, Steven

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Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780312205768
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£11.90

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The seventh book in Saylor's 'Roma Sub Rosa' historical mystery series set in ancient Rome and featuring Gordianus the Finder. Julius Caesar and his army is marching on Rome, where his rival for power at the top of the Roman Empire, Pompey, is… Read more
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BURIED CAESARS

by Kaminsky, Stuart M.

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Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780892963744
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£12.75

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New York: Mysterious Press, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. The 14th book in Kaminsky's highly-praised, lightly-humorous, historical mystery series set California during World War II and featuring Hollywood private detective, Toby Peters, This time, Peters is hired by Gen. Douglas MacArthur to retrieve stolen documents that could wreck the General's career. Peters gets… Read more
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THE SUMMER OF THE DANES

by Peters, Ellis (Edith Pargeter)

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
ISBN
9780892964482
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£13.60

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New York: Mysterious Press, 1991. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The eighteenth book in Peters' award-winning historical mystery series set in mediveal England and featuring Benedictine monk, Brother Cadfael. In 1144, on a diplomatic mission to Wales, Cadfael is captured by Danish mercenaries hired by a Welsh prince attempting to win back land he claims… Read more
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THE HERMIT OF EYTON FOREST

by Peters, Ellis (Edith Pargeter)

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Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
ISBN
9780892962907
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£15.08

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New York: Mysterious Press, 1988. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The eighteenth book in Peters' celebrated and award-winning historical mystery series set in 12th century England and featuring Benedictine monk Brother Cadfael. Cadfael must once again leave the peace and quiet of his herb garden to investigate a murder and its connection to… Read more
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THE LEPER OF ST. GILES

by Peters, Ellis (Edith Pargeter)

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Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
ISBN
9780688010973
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£63.52

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New York: William Morrow & Co., 1982. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The fifth novel in the award-winning Peters' celebrated historical mystery series, set in 10th century England and featuring Benedictine monk, Brother Cadfael. This time Cadfael takes up the cause of two thwarted lovers -- a beautiful princess about to be bartered into… Read more
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