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STRIP TEASE

by Hiaasen, Carl

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Published
1993
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Very Good
ISBN
9780679419815
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New York: Knopf, 1993. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The fifth of sixteen crime -thriller novels by one of America's top satirists and humorists, "Strip Tease" features Florida Congressman David Dilbeck, exotic dancer Erin Grant, and assorted blackmailers, and political wheeler-dealers. Dilbeck is trying to avoid an election year scandal brought on by his loss of control around "naked… Read more
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OUT OF SIGHT

by Leonard, Elmore

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Published
1996
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Fine
ISBN
9780385308489
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New York: Delacorte Press, 1996. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The 34th of suspense-thriller mastercraftsman Leonard's forty-some novels features Deputy U.S. Marshall Karen Sisco and celebrity convict Jack Foley, who meet during a prison break in Florida. Sisco becomes part of the ensuing manhunt for Foley, who is planning a major robbery in Detroit, and both race toward a reunion… Read more
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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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GOODBYE, COLUMBUS

by Roth, Philip

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Published
1963
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Very Good
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New York: Bantam Books, 1963. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Vintage Paperback, Bantam S2600: "Goodbye, Columbus," a collection of a novella and five short stories, is the late Roth's first book. It was the National Book Award winner in 1960. The title work is the story of a pair of passionate young lovers whose summer affair ends in… Read more
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GUILT OF A KILLER TOWN

by Patten, Lewis B.

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Published
1971
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Good Plus to Very Good
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New York: Signet/New American Library, 1971. Mass Market Paperback. Good Plus to Very Good. Vintage Paperback, Signet P4491: Patten's 71st western genre novel in a prolific mid-20th century career features Frank Kaily's return to the New Mexico town that hanged his father to learn the town's secret before he became a victim. Paperback original, true first edition, first… Read more
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THE FORSYTE SAGA

by Galsworthy, John

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Published
1935
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Very Good
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Perhaps the most famous trilogy in English literature, in which Galsworthy chronicled the fortunes and fates of lawyer, Soames Forsyte, and his family as it lived its collective lives during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The family was keenly aware of its social status as "new… Read more
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SWF SEEKS SAME

by Lutz, John

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Published
1990
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Fine
ISBN
9780312051655
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£12.75

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Lutz is the award-winning author of four different mystery series and more than four dozen novels but it is this stand-alone mystery-thriller that may well be his best remembered work. It features Allison Jones, who has just thrown out her unfaithful male live-in and placed a newspaper ad for… Read more
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THE EYE OF THE NEEDLE

by Walsh, Thomas

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Published
1961
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Very Good
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The Eye of the Needle," an Inner Sanctum award winner, is the fifth novel of this mid-20th century mystery writer, who got his start, as did many others of his era, with short stories for pulp fiction magazines such as "Black Mask" and "Ellery Queen MM." This book… Read more
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SACKETT

by L'Amour, Louis

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Published
1961
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Very Good
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New York: Bantam Books, 1961. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Vintage Paperback -- Bantam A2236: An early novel from L'Amour's celebrated western series featuring the Sackett family. This one is about Tell Sackett, brother of Tye Sackett, the Mora gunfighter. Tell had to leave Texas after killing a man in a gunfight and now, in "high, lonesome country"… Read more
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A GHOST IN THE MUSIC

by Nichols, John

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Published
1979
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Very Good
ISBN
9780030425769
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New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1979. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The sixth novel of writer and photographer, John Nichols, probably best known for "The Milagro Beanfield War," part of his New Mexico Trilogy. "Ghost" is a story about a father-son relationship. It features Marcel Thompson, bastard son of Bart Darling, sometime actor, stunt man, poet, womanizer and… Read more
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MUTANT 59: THE PLASTIC-EATERS

by Pedler, Kit & Davis, Gerry

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Published
1973
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Very Good to Near Fine
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New York: Bantam Books, 1973. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good to Near Fine. Vintage Paperback. Bantam T7499: Pedler & Davis first created and developed "Mutant 59" as the first episode for a BBC telervision series about a government agency that worked to combat and control environmental and technological disasters. They re-used and re-worked the plot for this 1973… Read more
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HUNDRED-DOLLAR BABY

by Parker, Robert B.

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Published
2006
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Very Good
ISBN
9780399153761
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2006. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. The 35th novel by Mystery Grand Master Parker in his mystery-suspense series featuring Boston private detective, Spenser. This time Spenser is dealing with a familiar character -- April Kyle, a teenaged runaway and prostitute, whom Spenser, in "Ceremony," helped escape the streets of Boston's "Combat Zone" for safer… Read more
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SOPHIE'S CHOICE

by Styron, William

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Published
1979
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780394461090
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New York: Random House, 1979. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good Plus. Styron's fifth novel, the story of the relationship between three people living in a Brooklyn rooming house -- Sophie, a Polish Catholic concentration camp survivor; her lover, Nathan, a Jewish intellectural; and Stringo, the narrator, an ex-Marine trying to become a writer. The book won a Pulitzer Prize and… Read more
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THE GIRL BEFORE

by Delaney, J.P. (Anthony Capella)

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Published
2017
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Near Fine
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New York: Ballantine Books, 2017. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. For Delaney, better known as Anthony Capella, the bestselling author of "The Food of Love," "The Wedding Officer," "The Various Flavours of Coffee" and other novels, his first venture into the crime-thriller novel was successful enough that at least two more psychological thrillers are scheduled. This first, "The Girl… Read more
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ELLERY QUEEN'S WRIGHTSVILLE MURDERS

by Queen, Ellery (Frederic Dannay & Manfred Lee)

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Boston: Little Brown & Co.. Hardcover. Very Good/About Very Good. An Ellery Queen omnibus containing the three mysteries set in the fictional New England town of Wrightsville ("Calamity Town," "The Murderer Is A Fox" and "Ten Days Wonder"). These three novels represent a change in the Queen character from the NYC genius solving his police detective's father's hardest… Read more
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THE BOURNE SUPREMACY

by Ludlum, Robert

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Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780394543963
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£21.24

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New York: Random House, 1986. First Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The second of the three spy-thrillers in the Jason Bourne series written by Ludlum before his death in 2001 (later Bourne novels are by Eric Van Lustbader). Professor David Webb, still recovering mentally and physically from his first time in the role of Jason Bourne, international… Read more
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A NORTH QUARTET

by Lockridge, Frances & Richard

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Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus.
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. First Edition Thus. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. An omnibus edition of four late Lockridge mysteries featuring the husband-and-wife writing team's best-known protagonists, society sleuths, Jerry & Pamela North, who were also the featured characters in movies and a tv series. In "The Long Skeleton" (1958) the Norths find a writer's corpse in their hotel… Read more
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RETURN OF THE THIN MAN

by Hammett, Dashiell

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Published
2012
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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£21.03

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New York: The Mysterious Press, 2012. First Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Often considered the father of hard-boiled mystery and detective fiction, Hammett created among other now legendary characters such as Sam Spade ("The Maltese Falcon"), Nick and Nora Charles, the debonaire husband and wife detective team of "The Thin Man." "The Thin Man" was the basis… Read more
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LAW AND ORDER: CRIME SCENES

by Wolf, Dick

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Published
2003
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Very Good to Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780760741030
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New York: Barnes & Noble, 2003. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good to Near Fine/Issued Without Jacket. Based on the award-winning and long-running "Law and Order" television program, this book was written by Wolf, the program's creator and executive producer, as a means of capturing and documenting the crime scenes which open the show and are the organizing… Read more
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THE SCARLET LETTERS

by Queen, Ellery (Frederic Dannay & Manfred Lee)

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Published
1953
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Very Good
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Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1953. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus. The 27th novel in Ellery Queen's classic series of mystery whodunnits featuring writer and amateur sleuth, Ellery Queen, is set in Queen's beloved New York City. Queen has several problems -- who is the lover of Mrs. Lawrence, the pretty, young, rich Broadway producer? How can she be… Read more
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