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CROWNED HEADS

by Tryon, Thomas

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Published
1976
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Near Fine
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New York: Knopf, 1976. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Crowned Heads," a collection of four novellas about fictional Hollywood movies stars, was Tryon's fourth book, written, according to many reviewers to generate a mega-million-dollar, four-movie deal that was announced the same year the book was published. This copy is from the Book Club edition. About 5 3/4 x 8… Read more
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LADY

by Tryon, Thomas

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Published
1974
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Very Good
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New York: Knopf, 1974. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Tryon's third novel, "Lady," like his bestselling, "The Other," combines elements of mystery and gothic horror in a story about the relationship between an eight-year-old boy and the charming widow with-a-dark-secret who is the leading citizen of a small, 1930s New England town. Book club edition. About 5 3/4 x… Read more
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PREY

by Crichton, Michael

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Published
2002
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Fine
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9780066214122
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New York: HarperCollins, 2002. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The bestselling Crichton's 23rd novel is a science fiction story featuring new developments in nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, genetic algorithms and agent-based computing. An error at a restricted access laboratory in the Nevada desert allows a cloud of nanoparticles -- micro-robots -- to escape. The swarm is self-sustaining and able to reproduce. It… Read more
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GHOST TOWN: TALES OF MANHATTAN THEN AND NOW

by McGrath, Patrick

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Published
2005
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Good Plus to Very Good
ISBN
9781582343129
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£9.29

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New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2005. Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good/Good Plus to Very Good. McGrath's fiction is often compared to works by Poe, Wilde, Kafka, and King and other writers of Gothic horror. Joyce Carol Oates noted his stories are "the nightmares of shattered personalties . bold, original and disquieting tales. told by narrators who are themselves… Read more
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SEA SIEGE

by Norton, Andre (Alice Mary Norton)

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Published
1980
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Very Good
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9780449242933
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New York: Fawcett Crest Books, 1980. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. A mid-career, stand-alone novel from Norton, one of the greatest sci-fi and fantasy writers of the 20th century, the first woman to be named a Gandalf Grand Master of Fantasy, the first named a Science Fiction Writers Association Grand Master and the first inducted into the Science… Read more
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THE RED LAMP

by Rinehart, Mary Roberts

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Published
1925
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Fair
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New York: George H. Doran Company, 1925. Hardcover. Fair. An early Rinehart mystery with supernatural elements. A college professor and his wife inherit an old lakeside estate with a reputation for being haunted. Not believing the ghost stories, they make their first visit to the property and find themselves confronted by a shadowy appartiton holding a lamp with… Read more
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THE BURN PALACE

by Dobyns, Stephen

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Published
2013
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Near Fine
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New York: Blue Rider Press/Penguin, 2013. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The 22nd novel by Dobyns, who has won several awards for his poetry and whose "Saratoga" mystery series featuring private detective, Charlie Bradshaw, has received high praise from the critics. "The Burn Palace" has many features of another Dobyns' freestanding mystery, "The Church of the Dead Girls." Both… Read more
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THE HOUSEHOLD OF BOUVERIE

by Warfield, C.A., Mrs. (Catherine Ann)

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Published
1875
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus.
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New York: F.M. Lupton Publishing Company, 1875. First Edition Thus. . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. This was Warfield's first novel, a Gothic fiction featuring a young woman from England coming to live with her grandmother in the U.S. She discovers her grandfather, long believed to be dead, living secretly on the second floor where he is engaged in… Read more
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THE KINGDOM OF EVIL: A Continuation of the Journal of Fantazius Mallare

by Hecht, Ben

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus.
ISBN
9780156471237
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£23.65

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978. First Edition Thus. . Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Hecht, best remembered today for his prize-winning scripts for movies and plays, usually about crime or comedy, ventured briefly early in his career into horror and fantasy with two short novels, "Fantazius Mallare" and its sequel, "The Kingdom of Evil," which as one… Read more
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INNOCENCE

by Koontz, Dean

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Published
2014
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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New York: Bantam Books, 2014. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Arguably America's greatest author of suspense and the supernatural, Koontz has written in "Innocence," one more masterful story of mystery and destiny. A man and a woman, both living in nearly total isolation from the rest of the world, the result of tragedies in their lives, find… Read more
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TALES OF MYSTERY & IMAGINATION

by Plunkett, James

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Published
1969
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Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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£12.67

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New York: The Heritage Press, 1969. First Edition. . Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good. A limited edition collection of 28 short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, including "Murders in the Rue Morgue," "The Purloined Letter," "The Fall of The House of Usher," "The Masque of the Red Death," "William Wilson," and "The Pit and the Pendulum." Illustrated… Read more
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FREEZER BURN

by Lansdale, Joe R.

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780892967032
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£12.46

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New York: Mysterious Press, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. In this noir novel, a darkly humorous crime caper, the award-winning Lansdale tells the story of East Texas Bill Roberts -- loner, loser, sometime armed robber, whose dead mom's moldering in the back room. Bill can't report her dead or he'll lose her Social Security check… Read more
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A FINE DARK LINE

by Lansdale, Joe R.

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Published
2003
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
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9780892967292
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£14.99

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New York: Mysterious Press, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Edgar Award-winning Lansdale a master craftsman of horror, suspense, crime and western genres, has brought them all together in this novel set in East Texas in 1958 in a town passed over by the post war boom. 13-year-old Stanley Mitchell loses his innocence with… Read more
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WITH THIS RING

by Eberhart, Mignon G.

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
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First Printing, First Edition Thus.
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New York: Popular Library, 1965. First Printing, First Edition Thus. . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Vintage Paperback, Popular Library 60-2128; Eberhart, a master of mystery and suspense, set this suspense-thriller in an old mansion on a former sugar plantation near New Orleans where Eric has brought his new bride to meet his family and be introduced to… Read more
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THE SUMMER OF KATYA

by Trevanian

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Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780517548295
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£6.33

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New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1983. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Trevanian's fifth novel maintains his reputation as a master of the suspense-thriller. Set in 1914 just before the start of World War I, it features Jean-Marc Montjean, a recent medical school graduate assigned as an assistant in a small French Basque village, who… Read more
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THE TOMMYKNOCKERS

by King, Stephen

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Published
1987
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Very Good
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First Edition.
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9780399133145
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1987. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. This is King's novel about what happens to the people of Haven, Maine, when one of them discovers a metal ship buried in the earth for millenia and begins to excavate it. Text is clean, tight, slightly edgeworn; dustjacket shows minimal surface and edgewear. … Read more
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THE REGULATORS

by Bachman, Richard (Stephen King)

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Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing, First Trade Edition.
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9780525941903
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New York: Dutton/Penguin, 1996. First Printing, First Trade Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Stephen King, using his Bachman pseudonymn, presents a story of a quiet summer afternoon on Poplar Street in Wentworth, Ohio, that suddenly and irrevocably becomes a neighborhood in the grip of surreal horror; text and boards are clean, tight, square; dustjacket shows only minimal surface and… Read more
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NO DOORS, NO WINDOWS

by Ellison, Harlan

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Published
1975
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Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780515037999
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New York: Pyramid Books, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. . Mass Market Paperback. Good Plus to Very Good. Vintage paperback, Pyramid A3799; a collection of short stories by one of the grand masters of mystery, suspense and horror, including his 1974 Edgar Award-winning short story, "The Whimper of Whipped Dogs." Paperback Original, First Printing of the True First… Read more
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THE DARK HALF

by King, Stephen

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Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780670829828
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New York: Viking Penguin, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. King's horror-thriller novel and bibliomystery of a bestselling author whose pseudonym is a violent murderer, impossibly alive, leaving a trail of blood and terror around Castle Rock, Maine, as he comes to confront his creator. A remainder mark on bottom edge of text. A collectable… Read more
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EXPIRATION DATE

by Powers, Tim

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Published
1996
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
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9780312860868
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New York: TOR/Tom Doherty Associates, Inc., 1996. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Winner of the 1996 Locus Award for Horror/Dark Fantasy. In "Expiration Date," Powers has populated Los Angeles with ghosts and with unpleasant characters who extend their lives and enhance their power by catching and absorbing the ghosts of the recently dead. Boards and… Read more
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