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THE GREEK COFFIN MYSTERY

by Queen, Ellery (Frederic Dannay & Manfred Lee)

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Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
Book Club Edition
ISBN
9780553065046
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New York: Bantam Books. This is the fourth of the Ellery Queen mysteries , originally published in 1932 and reprinted many times since. As one of the first nine Queen mysteries, its title contains a nationality and the now legendary "Challenge to the Reader: "Ungentle reader, you now have in your possession all the facts pertinent to the… Read more
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THE HERON'S CRY

by Cleeves, Ann

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Published
2021
Condition
As New
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781250204479
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£18.58

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New York: Minotaur Books. The second novel in what promises to be Cleeve's newest mystery series featuring British detective Matthew Venn. Venn is called out on a hot summer night in rural North Devon to investigate a carefully staged murder at the home of a group of artists. First U.S. edition, first printing. About 6 3/8… Read more
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ROBERT B. PARKER'S BLOOD FEUD

by Lupica, Mike

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Published
2018
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780525535362
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons/Penguin Group. The seventh novel in Robert B. Parker's mystery-detective series featuring female P.I. Sonny Randlall and the first sense Parker's death in 2010. Parker's estate gave sports writer/columnist Mike Lupica, a longtime friend of Parker's and mystery writer himself, permission to add another chapter to the Sonny Randall series. Randall is trying to… Read more
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THE WORLD WAR FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

by Drinker, Frederick & Allen, Emory Adams, Arrangers

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Published
1919
Condition
Poor
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£25.34

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Clarke Smith. Described on the copyright page as "A New and Richly Illustrated Volume, Giving an Intensely Interesting and Brilliant Narrative of the Greatest War of all History..." is essentially a compendium of news articles, reports and speeches made by others including Gen. John J. Pershing, and President Woodrow Wilson. First edition, no indication of any other printing.… Read more
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THE LUGER BOOK: The Encyclopedia of the Borchardt and Borchardt-Luger Handguns, 1885-1985

by Walter, John

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780806984308
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£31.67

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New York: Sterling Publishing Co.. The Luger is one of perhaps a half-dozen firearms that became legends during 20th century warfare. one of only 2 or 3 handguns to attain that status. Walter's encyclopedia is just that. In addition to tracing the Luger's history, the book also contains an extensive, 1200-entry A-Z directory of manufacturers, distributors, ammunition,… Read more
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FIVE STRANGERS

by Adamson, E.V. (Andrew Wilson)

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Published
2021
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As New
Edition
1st Edition
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£16.89

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New York: Scarlet/Penzler. A psychological thriller by British author Andrew Wilson, writing as "E.V. Adamson." It features disgraced journalist Jen Hunter, one of five people, all strangers to each other, who witness a brutal murder. Hunter, unlike the other four, begins to question what she saw, or thought she saw. Hunter begins to investigate and discovers a… Read more
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STATE OF TERROR

by Clinton, Hillary Rodham & Penny, Louise

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Published
2021
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As New
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781982173678
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New York: Simon & Schuster & St. Martin's Press. Clinton and Penny each bring their special experiences and expertise to this political thriller featuring Ellen Adams, U.S. Secretary of State, who is faced with finding and destroying a terrorist organization that has already wreaked major destruction and chaos in the U.S. First edition, first printing. About 6… Read more
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OLD CHESTER TALES

by Deland, Margaret

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Published
1898
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition.
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New York: Harper & Brothers. A collection of short stories featuring life in small town America in the 1890s from Deland, a popular and bestselliing author in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She wrote a number of books set in Old Chester and populated with many memorably described small-town characters. Second edition, early printing 1899).… Read more
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ALL THE LUCKY ONES ARE DEAD

by Haywood, Gar Anthony

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Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780399145407
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£13.30

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons/Penguin Group. The sixth novel in Haywood's mystery/detective series featuring Los Angeles P.I. Aaron Gunner investigating the suicide of gangsta-rap superstar C.E. Digga Jones while providing bodyguard services for ultra-conservative talk show hostess, Sparkle Johnson. About 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches, 232 pages in black paper-covered boards with red backstrip with black lettering on… Read more
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SERGEANT SANTA, A Joe the Bouncer Tale

by Gordon, David

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Published
2021
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New
Edition
1st Edition
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£11.40

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New York: The Mysterious Bookshop. During the December holidays in 1993, Otto Penzler's Mysterious Bookshop on Warren Street in NYC, commissioned a short story from the mystery writer, Donald E. Westlake, with the condition that at least part of the story had to take place in the bookshop. Copies of the story were then handed out to bookshop customers… Read more
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SARATOGA PAYBACK

by Dobyns, Stephen

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Published
2017
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780399576577
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New York: Blue Rider Press/Penguin Random Housse. The 11th and latest book in Dobyns' mystery series featuring Saratoga , NY, detective Charlie Bradshaw who is trying to adjust to life as a regular senior citizen since his private investigator's license has been revoked. But then a corpse is left right on his front sidewalk and that's just too much… Read more
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Philadelphia: Porter & Coates. The Alta Edition of this mid-19th century book by historian Henry C. Watson describing some 40 battles fought by Napoleon and the French during the first half of the century from the battle of Toulon in 1793 to Waterloo in 1815. About 5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches, 448 pages plus 16 pages of publisher's… Read more
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CAPTIVITY OF THE OATMAN GIRLS

by Stratton, R.B.

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Published
1858
Condition
Good
Edition
3rd Edition
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£63.35

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New York: Printed For The Author. This book is the story of the Qatman family massacre by Native Americans in 1851 near Yuma, Arizona; and the subsequent captivity of Olive and Mary Ann, the Oatman family's 14 and 7-year-old daughters. The youngest, Mary Ann, eventually died of starvation while Olive was sold as a slave from one group of… Read more
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THE MISSING HOURS

by Dahl, Julia

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Published
2021
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781250083722
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£27.87

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New York: Minotaur/St. Martin's. A stand-alone mystery-crime novel by Dahl who's also a journalist and teaches journalism at NYU. The book features Claudia Castro, a young woman with a trust fund, from a distinguished family, beginning her freshman year at NYU, who goes missing after a drunken violent night of which Claudia has only hazy memories. Claudia cuts… Read more
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FILM FLAM: ESSAYS ON HOLLYWOOD

by McMurtry, Larry

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Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
ISBN
9780671643089
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1987. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. Larry McMurtry was a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist but he was also an Oscar winner for his film and tv screenwriting. This collection of 1980s essays is written with both an outsider's cool, ironic view of Hollywood but, with an insider's direct experience. First edition,… Read more
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THE COLONEL AND LITTLE MISSIE

by McMurtry, Larry

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
ISBN
9780743271714
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£15.20

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The subtitle says it all: "Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and the Beginnings of Superstardom in America. One of the American West's best novelists tells the story of the rise to fame, fortune and celebrity of Buffalo Bill Cody and his sharpshooting protegee, Annie Oakley, in… Read more
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VIRGIN HEAT

by Shames, Laurence

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Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
ISBN
9780786862030
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£13.51

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New York: Hyperion , 1997. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The fifth novel in Shames mystery-suspense series set in Key West, FL, this one featuring Angelina Amaro, secretly in love with Sal Martucci, whose testimony sent her Mafia capo father, Paul Amaro, to prison. Sal is now Ziggy Maxx, living with a new name… Read more
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ANOTHER KIND OF EDEN

by Burker, James Lee

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Published
2021
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
ISBN
9781982151713
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£15.20

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2021. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. The Edgar Award-winning Burke's 39th novel and the latest book featuring members of the Holland family. Set in the 1960s, this book is the story of Aaron Holland Broussard, a young aspiring writer who rides into Denver in a boxcar, finds work on a… Read more
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STREETS OF LAREDO

by McMurtry, Larry

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Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
ISBN
9780671792817
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The sequel to McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize winning, "Lonesome Dove," and second of the four novels in the "Lonesome Dove" series. It is the story of Capt. Woodrow F. Call, now retired from the Texas Rangers, hired to track down and kill the brilliant and… Read more
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A GREAT DELIVERANCE

by George, Elizabeth

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Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club Edition 1st Printing
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Pleasantville, NY: Readers Digest Association, 2005. Book Club Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Issued Without Jacket. This is the first novel in George's long-running mystery series featuring Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and Sgt. Barbara Havers. It made an impressive entrance into the genre, winning the 1988 Agatha Award and the 1989 Anthony Award, especially impressive for an… Read more
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