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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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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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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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ROBERT FROST AND JOHN BARTLETT: THE RECORD OF A FRIENDSHIP

by Anderson, Margaret Bartlett

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Published
1963
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Very Good
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New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good/Good To Good Plus. In 1907, a young English teacher, Robert Frost, began a friendship with two of his students, John Bartlett and Margaret Abbott (later Bartlett), that endured nearly half a century, in spite of distance and personal hardships. With the Bartletts' deaths in the 1940s, their daughter,… Read more
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WITH PENCIL AND PEN: Language Lessons for Primary Schools -- New York State Edition

by Arnold, Sarah Louise

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Published
1906
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Very Good
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£25.34

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Boston: Ginn & Company, 1906. Hardcover. Very Good/Issued Without Jacket. Sara Louise Arnold, superintendent of schools in Minneapolis and Boston, was also a prolific author of school textbooks, especially for the elementary grades. Her "Stepping Stones to Literature" and "See and Say" series were nationally used textbook series during the early 20th century. "With Pencil and Pen" is… Read more
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RUMBLE, YOUNG MAN, RUMBLE

by Cavell, Benjamin

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Published
2003
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Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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9780375414640
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New York: Knopf, 2003. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Cavell's first book is this collection of nine short stories focused on what it takes for a young American male to find his machismo or, at the very least, to appear to have found it. These stories are comic, their protagonists the tragic figures of our time. First Edition,… Read more
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LIVE BY NIGHT

by Lehane, Dennis

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Published
2012
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Fine
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First Edition.
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£15.20

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New York: HarperCollins, 2012. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. This tenth novel from Lehane won the 2013 Edgar Award for best novel. It's the story of Joe Coughlin, the youngest son of a prominent Boston Police captain. Coughlin turned his back on his polite and proper upbringing to become during Prohibition one of organized crime's most feared… Read more
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ONE-WAY TICKET

by Tapply, William G.

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Published
2007
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Near Fine
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First Edition.
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9780312358297
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2007. First Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The 23rd novel in Tapply's long-running mystery-thriller series featuring Boston lawyer Brady Coyne. This time an old friend of Coyne's has been badly beaten by members of the Boston mob for a gambling debt owed by the friend's son. Coyne tries to intervene and is… Read more
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GATEKEEPER

by Mayor, Archer

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Published
2003
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Very Good
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First Edition.
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9780892967667
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£13.51

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New York: Mysterious Press, 2003. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. The fourteenth novel in Mayor's continually fine, mystery-crime series featuring Vermont state police detective, Joe Gunther. Not all Vermont is maple syrup, green pastures, fall foliage and skiing. This time Gunther takes us cityside, to Brattleboro with its dark alleys, liittered streets and run-down bars and… Read more
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A PERFECT ARRANGEMENT

by Berne, Suzanne

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Published
2001
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Fine
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First Edition.
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9781565122611
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Chapel Hill, N.C.: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2001. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The prize-winning Berne raises intriguing questions about the perfect family and families that "have it all" in this novel featuring Mirella and Howard Cook-Goldman, who both have careers, two children, a golden retriever and an historic colonial house in a quaint New England… Read more
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A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING

by Eggers, Dave

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Published
2012
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Fine
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First Edition.
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£21.12

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San Francisco: McSweeney's Books, 2012. First Edition. . Decorative Cloth. Fine/Issued Without Jacket. The award-winning Eggers' National Book Award finalist, this is the story of a nearly bankrupt American businessman's last-ditch attempt to ward off foreclosure, pay his daughter's college tuition and finally do something "great" by setting up and selling a holographic teleconference system to a Saudi… Read more
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TOWARD THE END OF TIME

by Updike, John

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Published
1997
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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9780375400063
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£20.48

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New York: Knopf, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Updike's 18th novel is a venture into near-future science fiction. The novel is set in 2020, in Massachusetts just north of Boston and in the aftermath of a recent war with China. The war has resulted in social chaos, but has left the life of… Read more
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THE MARRIAGE PLOT

by Eugenides, Jeffrey

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Published
2011
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Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing.
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New York: Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2011. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The Pulitzer Prize-winning Eugenides third novel features a trio of early twenties college graduates -- Madeleine, Leonard and Mitchell -- trying to get a foothold in the real world of America's 1980s while re-evaluating everything they've just learned in college and trying… Read more
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BOX NINE

by O'Connell, Jack

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Published
1992
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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9780892964727
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New York: Mysterious Press, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. O'Connell's first novel is this prize-winning mystery-crime novel featuring Lt. Lenore Thomas, an undercover narcotics detective in a decaying New England factory town, trying to deal with a drug lord, an ex-boyfriend, and her own drug addiction while keeping an eye on her twin… Read more
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MOONLIGHT MILE

by Lehane, Dennis

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Published
2010
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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9780061836923
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£10.14

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New York: HarperCollins, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The sixth novel in the crime-thriller series that first brought the award-winning Lehane to the reading public's attention. Boston private detectives Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro first met Amanda McCready when she was four, after they found her following her disappearance from a dysfunctional home and… Read more
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SIDNEY SHELDON'S MISTRESS OF THE GAME

by Bagshawe, Tilly

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Published
2009
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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New York: HarperCollins, 2009. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Bagshawe, a bestselling author in her own right, has, with the permission of the Sheldon Family Limited Partnership, written sequels to several of the late Sidney Sheldon's blockbuster novels. 'Mistress,' issued in 2009, is the first of these sequels and features the grandchildren of Kate… Read more
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VINEYARD STALKER

by Craig, Philip R.

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Published
2007
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780743270458
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£14.15

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New York: Scribner/Simon & Schuster, 2007. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The 18th book in Craig's well-liked mystery-suspense series featuring retired Boston cop, J.W. Jackson, now living the good life on Martha's Vineyard except those times trouble interrupts his fishing. This time a request from a neighbor to find out who's stalking her brother,… Read more
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VALEDICTION

by Parker, Robert B.

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Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780385293303
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New York: Delacorte Press, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. One of Parker's earlier novels featuring Boston private detective Spenser, this time hired to search for a young woman who may have been kidnapped by a fanatic religious sect. Front cover shows small area with grey-white damp stain (not visible beneath dustjacket), o/w boards… Read more
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LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S PRIVATE TEXT-BOOK - Revised Edition

by Pinkham, Lydia E.

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Lynn, MA: Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co.. Original Wraps. Very Good. This small booklet in plain brown wrappers, published by the Pinkham Medicine Co. between 1900 and 1910, notes, "This little book treats of delicate subjects, and has been sent to you only by request. It is not intended for indiscriminate reading, but for your own private information."… Read more
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CHEATING AT SOLITAIRE

by Haddam, Jane (Orania Papazoglou)

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Published
2008
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The 22nd book in Haddam's mystery-crime series that has quietly and without fanfare made its way to the top of the list for those readers who like inventive plots and imaginative characters and are worth the intellectual exercise they demand. This time, retired FBI… Read more
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