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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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DEATH DU JOUR

by Reichs, Kathy

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Published
1999
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Very Good
ISBN
9780684841182
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£8.45

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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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BOWDRIE'S LAW

by L'Amour, Louis

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Published
1984
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Good Plus to Very Good
ISBN
9780553245509
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£8.23

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New York: Bantam Books, 1984. Mass Market Paperback. Good Plus to Very Good. A collection of 10 short stories featuring Texas Ranger Chick Bowdrie, who knows right from wrong and will make sure you know too, even if it means from the business ends of his .44s. Paperback original, first Bantam paperback edition, first printing. Abourt 4 1/8… Read more
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THE WHEAT FIELD

by Thayer, Steve

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Published
2002
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780399148415
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£14.99

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2002. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Thayer's fifth novel features Pennington, a deputy sheriff in a rural Wisconsin county, who is assigned to lead the investigation into the deaths of a politically and socially prominent husband and wife whose naked, shotgunned bodies are found in a "magic circle" in the middle of a wheat… Read more
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ESCAPE CLAUSE

by Sandford, John (John Camp)

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Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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£13.30

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2016. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The ninth novel in Sandford's crime-thriller series featuring Detective Virgil Flowers of the Minnesota Bureau of Apprehension. This time he's investigating the theft of a pair of rare Amur tigers from the Minnesota Zoo, an investigation that quickly turns into a situation almost as serious as Flowers'… Read more
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SCALES OF JUSTICE

by Marsh, Ngaio

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Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus.
ISBN
9780515054361
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£8.45

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New York: Jove Publications, Inc., 1980. First Edition Thus. . Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. Originally published by Little Brown in 1955, this is the eighteenth novel in Marsh's mystery series featuring British Police Inspector Roderick Alleyn, who finds himself investigating a brutal murder among the gentry in the little English village of Swevenings, a pastoral paradise with… Read more
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BLOOD AND GUILE

by Hoffman, William

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780060197940
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£14.99

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New York: HarperCollins, 2000. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Hammett Award winner Hoffman returns to the West Virginia mountains setting of many of his best mystery-crime thrillers, for a story about the hunting trip-reunion of three men -- Walter, Drake and Cliff -- that becomes a nightmare when Cliff accidentally shoots the fourth member of their hunting… Read more
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THE DEATH OF AN IRISH LOVER

by Gill, Bartholomew (Mark McGarrity)

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Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780380977970
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£13.51

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New York: William Morrow/HarperCollins, 2000. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The 14th novel in McGarrity's (writing as Bartholomew Gill) highly-praised police procedural mystery series featuring Irish Police Inspector Peter McGarr. This time McGarr is called in to investigate the murders of a man and woman, both police officers married to others, found naked and shot to… Read more
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SERPENT'S TOOTH

by Kellerman, Faye

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780688143688
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£11.82

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New York: William Morrow & Co., 1997. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The 10th novel in Kellerman's crime-thriller series featuring Homicide Detective Peter Decker and his wife, Rina Lazarus, this time investigating a mass murder at a trendy Los Angeles restaurant where a lone gunman opened fire on the crowd of diners, killing thirteen and wounding thirty-one before… Read more
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ED McBAIN: THREE COMPLETE 87TH PRECINCT NOVELS

by McBain, Ed (Evan Hunter)

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Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780517064993
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£12.67

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New York: Wings Books, 1992. First Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. An omnibus edition of three 1980s novels from Mystery Grand Master Ed McBain's 87th Precinct police procedural series. "Ice," from 1983 sees the detectives of the 87th, dealing with a murdered diamond dealer, rounding up the con men in a multi-million dollar show biz scam and… Read more
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A THIEF OF TIME

by Hillerman, Tony

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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Pleasantville, NY: Impress Mystery/Reader's Digest, 2005. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Issued Without Jacket. An award-winning 1988 novel from Hillerman's mystery-crime series set in New Mexico and featuring Navaho detectives, Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee. This time they are investigating theft and murder involving ancient Assazi relics and a woman anthropologist. This copy is a First Printing, First Edition… Read more
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DEAD OR ALIVE

by McGarrity, Michael

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Published
2009
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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£14.36

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New York: Dutton/Penguin, 2009. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The twelfth book in McGarrity's crime-thriller series featuring recently-retired Santa Fe police chief Kevin Kerney, who has personal reasons for joining a state-wide manhunt for an escaped murderer on a crazed shooting spree. Boards and text are clean and unmarked, tight and square, not remaindered. The… Read more
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ELLERY QUEEN'S EYES OF MYSTERY

by Queen, Ellery, Editor

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Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
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New York: The Dial Press/Davis Publications, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus. An Ellery Queen mystery anthology of 5 novellas and 16 short stories based on selections from "Best Detective Stories of the Year" from 1963 to 1977 when that series was in its heyday. Authors selected include Symons, Asimov, Highsmith, Treat, Pentecost, Breen,… Read more
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ONE DEAD TORY

by Cook, Stephen

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Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
ISBN
9780881503029
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£11.82

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Woodstock, VT: Foul Play Press/Countryman Press, 1994. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Cook's third mystery-crime novel features newly promoted English Detective Sergeant Judy Best, investigating the murder of a local Tory leader who has recently alarmed and angered a whole range of political opponents. She must find a killer while coming to terms with… Read more
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NO PLACE LIKE HOME

by Olesker, J. Bradford

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Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780399116285
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£14.36

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1976. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. His first novel and the Red Mask mystery which started Jack Olesker on a long-career as a Hollywood producer and director. "No Place Like Home," is set in a luxury Chicago high-rise apartment building where a former national sports hero turns serial killer,… Read more
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BODY SCISSORS

by Simon, Michael

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780670034437
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£13.51

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New York: Viking Penguin, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The second novel in Simon's highly-praised noir crime-thriller series, set in 1980s Texas and featuring the Austin Police Department's only New Yorker, Dan Reles, sees him chasing a gunman across the state as he investigates the bombing of the family of an African-American community leader. Boards… Read more
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DIRTY SALLY

by Simon, Michael

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Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780670033195
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£12.67

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New York: Viking Penguin, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Simon's first novel is this widely-praised crime-thriller, the first of four books featuring Dan Reles, at 15 a refugee from his New York Mafia father and now, in 1988, a homicide detective with the Austin, Texas, police department. Reles has six days to track the killer… Read more
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RED LIGHT

by Parker, T. Jefferson

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780786866007
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£16.68

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New York: Hyperion, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The sequel to the award-winning Parker's highly-praised "The Blue Hour." Once again, detective Marci Rayborn is the lead investigator in a case involving a fellow cop, friend and lover, Mike McNally, suspected of the brutal murder of a young prostitute. Signed by Parker on the title lpage.… Read more
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THE SECRET HANGMAN

by Lovesey, Peter

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Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
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£11.61

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New York: Soho Press, Inc., 2007. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The ninth book in the award-winning Lovesey's police procedural series featuring British Detective Inspector Peter Diamond, this time searching for the serial killer who leaves his victims' bodies hanging in prominent public places. A slight spine lean o/w boards and text are… Read more
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THE BLIND PIG

by Jackson, Jon A.

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780394426136
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£24.28

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New York: Random House, 1978. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/About Very Good. The second and hardest-to-find book in Jackson's highly-praised mystery-crime series featuring Detroit Detective Sgt. Fang Mulheisen, this time dealing with the murders of five railroad trainmen in a spectacular freight train crash and a hijacked boxcar loaded with automatic rifles as well as… Read more
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