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MIDNIGHT PLUS ONE

by Lyall, Gavin

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Published
1966
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Very Good to Near Fine
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First Printing, First U.S. PB Edition.
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New York: Dell, 1966. First Printing, First U.S. PB Edition. . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good to Near Fine. Vintage paperback, Dell 5610; a novel of international intrigue and suspense by an underappreciated British master of the genre; one-reader text is clean, tight, square, slightly age-tanned; black pictorial wrappers show small indentation (less than dime-size) near outside edge… Read more
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THE DESERTER

by DeMille, Nelson & DeMille, Alex

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Published
2019
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Fine
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£25.49

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2019. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. For Nelson DeMille, this is his 21st novel, while for his writing partner and son, Alex, it is his first, though he has won numerous awards for his screen plays and films. The deserter of the title is Capt. Kyle Mercer, trained assassin and keeper of classified information, serving with… Read more
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SKY CASTLE

by Northup, Arthur

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Published
1932
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Good Plus to Very Good
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Chicago & Philadelphia: The Hamlyn Publishing Group, Ltd., 1932. Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good/Fair To Good. This early 20th century, juvenile adventure story for boys features Ted Lucas and Bob Jordan, young reporters for the "Dixon Tribune." The pair are assigned to write a series of historical feature stories about early travel on the upper Mississippi River… Read more
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SHELL GAME

by Paretsky, Sara

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Published
2018
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Very Fine
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£33.99

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New York: HarperCollins, 2018. Hardcover. Very Fine/Fine. With her first novel, "Indemnity Only" in 1982, Paretsky established Chicago private eye, V.I. Warshawski, as a female detective equal to the mystery genre's hardboiled PI's such as Chandler's Marlowe or MacDonald's Archer. "Shell Game" is the 19th book in the series and V.I. Warshawski is now a legend in her… Read more
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WHIP HAND

by Francis, Dick

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Fine
ISBN
9780762188710
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£11.90

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Pleasantville, NY: Impress Mystery/Reader's Digest. Hardcover. Fine. The 18th novel in the award-winning Francis' long-running series of mystery-crime novels with a setting featuring English horse racing. This one features Sid Halley, ex-jockey, now a private detective after a career-ending injury, investigating why promising horses from a top trainer are continually failing in the biggest races. Originally published in… Read more
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THE ICARUS AGENDA

by Ludlum, Robert

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Published
1988
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Very Good to Near Fine
ISBN
9780394543970
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New York: Random House, 1988. Hardcover. Very Good to Near Fine/Very Good. A stand-alone, mid-career novel from master craftsman Ludlum, author of the Jason Bourne bestsellers and numerous other bestselling thrillers. "The Icarus Agenda" features Congressman Evan Kendrick, the quiet, unassuming representative of a remote Colorado Congressional district who is able to end the takeover of a U.S.… Read more
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THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE

by Condon, Richard

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Published
1988
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Very Good to Near Fine
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Camp David, PA: Book Of The Month Club, 1988. Hardcover. Very Good to Near Fine/Very Good. Condon's 1959 satirical political thriller near perfectly reflected the "red scare" paranoia rampant in the U.S. in the late 1950s. During the Korean War, an American POW is secretly transported to Chinese Manchuria where he is brainwashed and turned into a Pavolovian… Read more
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FOUNDATION'S EDGE

by Asimov, Isaac

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Published
1983
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Good Plus to Very Good
ISBN
9780345308986
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£8.28

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New York: Ballantine Books, 1983. Mass Market Paperback. Good Plus to Very Good. Ballantine Books #30898: The fourth of Asimov's Foundation novels, the first in 30 years after the tremendous success of the original trilogy (Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Founation). First printing, first paperback edition and first Ballantine edition (as stated). Mass market paperback with pictorial cover… Read more
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THREE STATIONS

by Smith, Martin Cruz

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Published
2010
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Fine
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2010. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The seventh novel in Smith's bestselling mystery-thriller series set in Russia and featuring Police Inspector Arkady Renko. Although Renjo has been suspended from the Prosecutor's Office, he strives to finish a last case involving the death of an elegant young woman whose body has been found in a construction trailer… Read more
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THE CHOPIN EXPRESS

by Kaplan, Howard

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Published
1978
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780525080404
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£10.83

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New York: E.P. Dutton, 1978. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The second novel by Kaplan is a Cold War spy-thriller featuring Steve Barth, a young American student caught in a deadly espionage operation between the Russian KGB and Israeli intelligence. Unaware of the game, Barth is asked to pick up some Hebrew texts from a London Israeli group and… Read more
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THE LOOKING GLASS WAR

by Le Carre, John

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Published
1965
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Very Good
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London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1965. Hardcover. Very Good. After his bestselling, "The Spy Who Came In From The Cold," LeCarre' reportedly felt he owed himself if no one else, a more honest look at England's intelligence services than he'd presented, with rose-tinted glasses, in "The Spy," a romance the critics loved. That true view is his fourth novel,… Read more
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UNIFORM JUSTICE

by Leon, Donna

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Published
2003
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Fine
ISBN
9780871139030
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£10.83

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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2003. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The 12th book in Leon's highly-praised police procedural series featuring Venetian Commissario Guido Brunetti sees him dealing with the apparent suicide of a young cadet at Venice's elite military academy. Both the military and civilian authorities at the school provide Brunetti with very limited cooperation and, as he begins… Read more
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THE LIGHT OF DAY

by Ambler, Eric

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Published
1978
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Good Plus to Very Good
ISBN
9780345259103
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New York: Ballantine Books, 1978. Mass Market Paperback. Good Plus to Very Good. This book won Ambler, best known for his spy-thrillers, the Edgar Award for best mystery novel in 1964. It is the story of Arthur Simpson, a small-time thief wanted by police for minor crimes in various European countries, who is recruited by a gang of… Read more
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THE DEADLY DECISIONS

by MacInnes, Helen

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Published
1964
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Very Good
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New York: Harcourt Brace & World, Inc., 1964. Hardcover. Very Good/Poor. MacInnes was a very popular, mid-20th century author of romantic spy-thrillers. A librarian, married to British professor, who was also employed by Britain's MI6, MacInnes' novels, though romantic, were noted for their realistic descriptions of Cold War espionage. "The Deadly Decisions" combines two 1960s novels -- "Decision… Read more
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ONE FEARFUL YELLOW EYE

by MacDonald, John D.

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Published
1977
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Very Good
ISBN
9780397011919
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£89.22

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1977. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The eighth novel in the bestselling MacDonald's crime-thriller series featuring Travis McGee, self-styled "salvage consultant" with headquarters on a poker-winnings houseboat in Florida. This time, McGee answers a call for help from a former girlfriend whose husband's estate has been stripped by a blackmailer. First hardcover edition (paperback original… Read more
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NIGHT WALKER

by Hamilton, Donald

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Published
2006
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Fine to Very Fine
ISBN
9780843955866
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£8.45

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New York: Hard Case Crime/Dorchester, 2006. Mass Market Paperback. Fine to Very Fine. Hardcase Crime 016: An early stand-alone mystery-thriller from Hamilton before he began his popular and long-running spy-thriller series featuring American agent Matt Helm. "Night Walker" is the story of Navy Lieutenant David Young who comes to in a hospital bed, his head helmeted in bandages… Read more
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SAIGON SINGER

by Van Wyck Mason, F. (Francis)

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Published
1946
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About Very Good
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New York: Doubleday & Co., 1946. Hardcover. About Very Good/Good Plus to Very Good. The 15th novel in Van Wyck Mason's highly popular, mid-20th century mystery-thriller series featuring U.S. Army Intelligence Maj. Hugh North, this time ordered to the far east to hunt for a young woman known only as the "Black Chrysanthemum," who had escaped Manila during… Read more
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TESTIMONY

by Turow, Scott

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Published
2017
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Fine
ISBN
9781455553549
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New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2017. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The tenth novel in Turow's bestselling Kindle County legal-thriller series features lawyer Bill ten Boom walking out on his wife, career and even his country to accept an invitation to start fresh as a prosecutor for the International Criminal Court. His first assignment is to investigate a suspected war crime,… Read more
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THE MAN WHO WANTED TOMORROW

by Freemantle, Brian

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Published
1978
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Very Good
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New York: Jove Publications, Inc., 1978. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Vintage Paperback, Jove M4437: This is an early work by Freemantle, a former British journalist whose spy novels has been compared to LeCarre. The story begins when a team of six Israeli agents is ambushed on the shore of a European lake where they have just recovered… Read more
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THE PARSIFAL MOSAIC

by Ludlum, Robert

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Published
1982
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Very Good
ISBN
9780394521114
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New York: Random House, 1982. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The 13th spy-thriller novel of the 27 written by Ludlum himself before his death in 2006, and the first after "The Bourne Identity" bestseller in 1980. Since his death, his estate has published 27 novels by eight different writers under the Ludlum brand. "The Parsifal Mosaic" features Michael Havelock,… Read more
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