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P.D. JAMES: THREE COMPLETE NOVELS

by P.D. James (Phyllis Dorothy)

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Published
1987
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus.
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9780517641118
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New York: Avenel Books, 1987. First Edition Thus. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. An omnibus edition collecting three of James' first four novels ("Cover Her Face," (1962), "A Mind To Murder," (1963), and "Shroud for a Nightingale," (1971), with an introduction by the author. First printing, first American edition. About 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches, 760 pages… Read more
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THE LOCKED ROOM

by Sjowall, Maj & Wahloo, Per

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Published
1980
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Near Fine to Fine
Edition
First Printing, First Edition Thus.
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£8.28

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New York: Vintage Books, 1980. First Printing, First Edition Thus. . Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine to Fine. Vintage V-274: The eighth novel in this award-winning husband and wife's mystery-thriller series that led the way for the many bestselling Scandanavian crime-thriller novels today. Police Inspector Martin Beck is faced with the murder of a retired longshoreman in a… Read more
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WELL BRED AND DEAD

by O'Connell, Catherine

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Published
2007
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About Very Good
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£12.75

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New York: HarperCollins, 2007. Trade Paperback. About Very Good. O'Connell's debut mystery features newly widowed and close-to-broke Pauline Cook, who's just discovered the body of her friend, Ethan Campbell, a writer who chronicled the lives and loves of the elegant ladies of Chicago's Gold Coast. Apparently a suicide and without relatives, Ethan has left his bills and body… Read more
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SINS OF THE FLESH

by McCullough, Colleen

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Published
2013
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Fine
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2013. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. McCullough is best known for her legendary bestselling, "The Thorn Birds," or perhaps her series of historical novels, "Masters of Rome," but she also wrote a series of mystery-thrillers featuring a police officer, Carmine Delmonico, and set in a college town in Connecticut. "Sins of the Flesh" is the… Read more
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KISS

by McBain, Ed (Evan Hunter)

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Published
1992
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Fine
ISBN
9780688102203
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New York: William Morrow & Co., 1992. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The 44th novel in the award-winning McBain's 87th Precinct series, which set the standard for police procedural mystery novels. "Kiss" features Emma Bowles, wife of a successful businessman, who, after two near-fatal accidents, believes someone is trying to kill her even though her husband has hired her a bodyguard.… Read more
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SEVEN STEPS EAST

by Benson, Ben

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Published
1959
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Very Good
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New York: Mill & Morrow, 1959. Hardcover. Very Good. A late mystery by Benson, a police procedural featuring Massachusetts state trooper Ralph Lindsey, on temporary duty as an instructor at the State Police Academy in Framingham. Lindsey re-establishes contact with an old friend now a recruit at the academy, who suddenly disappears and is then found murdered. Lindsey… Read more
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SMALL TOWN

by Block, Lawrence

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Published
2003
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Fine
ISBN
9780060011901
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£16.78

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New York: William Morrow/HarperCollins, 2003. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Only the 10th stand-alone novel among the almost 200 books mystery master-craftsman Block can take credit for. "Small Town" is a large story set in New York City with a diverse set of characters targeted by a vicious serial killer. A writer on the edge of a breakthrough, an ex-police commissioner… Read more
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DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

by Leon, Donna

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Published
2011
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
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£11.68

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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2011. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The 20th book in Leon's long-runnning mystery series featuring Venice, Italy's Commissario Guido Brunetti. Called away from dinner to investigate the death of a widow. Brunetti, seeing some evidience of a struggle, is disatisfied with the medical examiner's ruling of a heart… Read more
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THE BETTER SISTER

by Burke, Alafair

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Published
2019
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Fine
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£25.49

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New York: HarperCollins, 2019. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The Better Sister" is the 14th novel -- the sixth stand-alone -- by the bestselling Burke, the daughter of mystery-thriller master craftsman, James Lee Burke. This is the story of the two Taylor sisters --Nicky, married to promising Cleveland attorney, Adam MacIntosh, with a son, Ethan, and Chloe, an Ivy League… Read more
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NORTH OF NOWHERE

by Hamilton, Steve

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Published
2002
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Very Good
ISBN
9780312268978
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2002. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The fourth novel in the award-winning Hamilton's mystery series featuring private detective Alex McKnight. Based in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, on the eve of McKnight's 49th birthday, depressed over his failed marriage, failed baseball and law enforcement careers, McKnight agrees to go to a poker game at a posh… Read more
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THE GOLDEN EGG

by Leon, Donna

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Published
2013
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Fine
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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2013. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The 22nd novel in Leon's award-winning mystery series featuring Italian police detective, Commissario Guido Brunetti. This time a request from Brunetti's wife, Paola, to learn what caused a mentally disabled man who worked at their drycleaners to commit suicide. Brunetti discovers there is no record the man existed -- no… Read more
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PORT CITY BLACK AND WHITE

by Boyle, Gerry

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Published
2011
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Fine
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Down East, 2011. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The second novel in Boyle's mystery-thriller series featuring Brandon Blake, the newest member of the Portland, Me., Police Department. Blake, a tough, resourceful kid from the Portland waterfront who owes his job in part to finding a cop killer ("Port City Shakedown"), is given the assignment of finding the baby of a drug-addled… Read more
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DEATH DU JOUR

by Reichs, Kathy

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Published
1999
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Very Good
ISBN
9780684841182
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£8.50

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Reichs follows her best-selling, Ellis Award-winning first novel, "Deja Death," with a second featuring forensic anthropologist, Temperance Brennan. First edition, first printing (with complete numberline). About 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, 379 pages in grey paper-covered boards with black backstrip and gold lettering on spine. Dustjacket's front… Read more
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THE BURGLAR WHO TRADED TED WILLIAMS

by Block, Lawrence

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Published
1994
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Very Good
ISBN
9780525938071
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£10.20

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New York: Dutton/Penguin, 1994. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The sixth novel in the award-winning Block's mystery series featuring New York City book seller and burglar, Bernie Rhodenbarr. This time the small profit Bernie coaxes from his bookstore is going to be way short of a rent increase and Bernie returns to burglary at a West Side apartment, lifts… 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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SARATOGA STRONGBOX

by Dobyns, Stephen

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Published
1998
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Very Good
ISBN
9780670876921
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New York: Viking Penguin, 1998. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. A late entry in award-winning novelist and poet Dobyns' mystery-detective series featuring Charlie Bradshaw. The Saratoga Springs private detective must again save his long-time friend, Victor Plotz, from Plotz's own greed. This time Plotz hires on to transport a suitcase across the border from Montreal to Saratoga Springs, a… Read more
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BLACK AND WHITE BALL

by Estleman, Loren D.

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Published
2018
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Very Fine
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New York: Tom Doherty Associates, Inc., 2018. Hardcover. Very Fine/Fine. The 27th book in the award-winning Estleman's long-running mystery-detective series featuring Detroit PI, Amos Walker, this time with a "guest appearance" from another Estleman series -- professional hit man, Peter Macklin. Walker finds himself a target as he serves as bodyguard to Macklin's estranged wife, Laurie, after death… Read more
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SUDDEN MISCHIEF

by Parker, Robert B.

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Published
1999
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Very Good
ISBN
9780425168288
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New York: Berkley Books, 1999. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. The 25th novel in Mystery Grand Master Parker's mystery-detective series featuring Boston private detective Spenser. This time Spenser is asked to investigate Susan Silverman's ex-husband, who has shown up after years of absence, broke and fighting a sexual harassment lawsuit. Spenser finds more sex abused women, crooked fundraising,… Read more
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THE OVERLOOK

by Connelly, Michael

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Published
2007
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Very Good
ISBN
9780316018951
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£10.62

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New York: Little Brown & Co., 2007. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The 13th book in the Anthony and Edgar-winning Connelly's mystery-suspense series featuring Los Angeles police detective Harry Bosch. Bosch has moved to the LAPD's homicide special squad and the first case he's assigned os the murder of a doctor found shot execution style at an overlook on… 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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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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