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A DARKER PLACE

by King, Laurie R.

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Published
1999
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Very Good
ISBN
9780553107111
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New York: Bantam Books, 1999. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The first stand-alone novel by the award-winning King makes use of her studies in theology. It features Anne Waverly, a university professor and expert in alternative religious movements, who occasionally works undercover for the FBI. Waverly penetrates a religious group called "Change," which operates a school for over a… Read more
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THE LINCOLN LEGION: The Story of Its Founder and Forerunners

by Banks, Louis Albert, D.D.

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Published
1903
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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£38.01

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New York: The Mershon Company, 1903. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Arthur I. Keller. The Rev. Banks was a late-19th/early-20th century Boston pastor and author whose books and sermons often dealt with social issues of the day, including alcoholism. The temperance movement in the U.S. began early in the 19th century, then gained momentum in the… Read more
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THE ORIGINAL BELLE

by Roe, Edward P.

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Published
1885
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Good to Good Plus
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First Edition.
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£12.67

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1885. First Edition. . Hardcover. Good to Good Plus. Roe, a late 19th century Presbyterian clergyman, a chaplain during the Civil War, became a bestselling novelist after retiring from the ministry in 1874. His novels, with their strong moral and religious themes, were popular with the middle class in the U.S. and… Read more
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TERRORIST

by Updike, John

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Published
2006
Condition
Fine
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First Edition.
ISBN
9780307264657
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£13.51

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New York: Knopf, 2006. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Though critics and reviewers seldom comment on the religious themes in Updike's work, these themes run strongly through many of his novels, including his last. "Terrorist," is the story of an 18-year-old boy growing up in a dying factory town in New Jersey, disillusioned by the poverty-ridden, materialistic… Read more
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INEZ: A TALE OF THE ALAMO

by Wilson, Augusta Evans

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Published
1888
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Good Plus to Very Good
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£21.96

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New York: G.W. Dillingham, Publisher, 1888. Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. A prominent, bestselling Southern novelist both before and after the Civil War, Wilson wrote "Inez" in 1850, when she was fifteen and living with her parents in San Antonio shortly after the Mexican-American War. It was first published in 1855 and many times since by… Read more
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DEADLY VOWS

by Wright, Leif M.

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Published
2014
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780882824543
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£16.89

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Far Hills, NJ: New Horizon Press, 2014. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A True Crime story about a young, fundamentalist Pentacostal preacher with a secret second wife who stopped her from leaving him by murdering her and leaving her chopped-up body in the Arizona desert. The story is told by one of the preacher's co-workers when both were… Read more
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THE DAY THE SUN STOOD STILL

by Anderson, Poul; Dickson, Gordon R.; Silverberg, Robert

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club (BCE/BOMC).
ISBN
9780525662068
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£10.98

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Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, Inc., 1972. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). . Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus to Very Good. Three original science fiction novellas by three outstanding SciFi writers on a single theme: Exploring the reaction of modern man to a miracle, to scientific proof of God. With a foreword by SciFi master, Lester del Rey. Science Fiction Book Club… Read more
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THE PURITY PLOT

by Smith, E.E. ("Doc") with Stephen Goldin

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Published
1978
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Good Plus to Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780586043394
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£14.78

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London: Panther/Granada, 1978. First Edition, First Printing. . Mass Market Paperback. Good Plus to Very Good. Vintage Paperback, Panther 04339: The sixth novel in Doc Smith"s Family d'Alembert series, this time featuring the new team of Yvette and Pias Abol, who are called upon to stop the religious zealots on planet Purity from launching a holy war with… Read more
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THE PEOPLE OF THE MIST

by Haggard, H. Rider

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Published
1973
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Good Plus
Edition
First Printing, First Paperback Edition.
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£10.14

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New York: Ballantine Books, 1973. First Printing, First Paperback Edition. . Mass Market Paperback. Good Plus. Vintage Paperback, Ballantine 23660: H. Rider Haggard, a prolific writer of adventure fantasy from the late 19th into the early 20th century, is credited with creating the "lost race" sub-genre with the publication of "King Solomon's Mines" in 1885 and "She" in… Read more
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SCORPIUS

by Gardner, John

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Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780399133473
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£9.71

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The seventh of the 16 spy-thrillers featuring the legendary fictional British secret agent, James Bond, which Gardner wrote under the publisher's Ian Fleming "house name" after Fleming's death. Once again Bond returns to action to combat a violent religious cult which serves as… Read more
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THE SCROLLS OF FIRE: A Nation Fighting For Its Life

by Kovner, Abba

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Published
1981
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Near Fine
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First Printing, First Edition Thus.
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£31.88

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Jerusalem: Keter Publishing House, 1981. First Printing, First Edition Thus. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. This book is a reproduction of the original book, a work of art composed of 52 chapters and 52 paintings (written by Kovner, paintings by Dan Reisinger) exhibited at Beth Hatefuhsoth, the Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora, in Tell-Aviv. The pages… Read more
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MARIETTE IN ECSTASY

by Hansen, Ron

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Published
1991
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Fine
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First Edition, Later Printing.
ISBN
9780060182144
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£13.30

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New York: HarperCollins, 1991. First Edition, Later Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The fifth book for Hansen, a master of the historical novel, is set in 1906 when Mariette, a beautiful, seventeen-year-old postulant, enters a convent in upstate New York. When she begins to bleed from her hands, feet and side, the convent community is thrown into confused turmoil.… Read more
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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THE SON

by Mailer, Norman

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780679457831
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£16.68

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New York: Random House, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Mailer's vision of Jesus of the New Testament told by Jesus himself, showing us the son of God who is wholly unlike other men yet still struggling with passion and doubt, a divinity sharing our human condition; boards and text are clean, tight, square; the dustjacket… Read more
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THE SHAMAN'S GAME

by Doss, James D.

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Published
1998
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780380974252
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£13.30

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New York: Avon Books, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The fourth novel in Doss' highly-praised mystery series set in southern Colorado and featuring Ute tribal policeman Charlie Moon and his aunt, Shaman Daisy Perika, this time investigating the unexplained deaths of young men taking part in the annual Sun Dance ritual; remainder mark… Read more
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THE FANATIC

by Levin, Meyer

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Published
1965
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Near Fine to Fine
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First Printing, First Paperback Edition.
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New York: Pocket Books, 1965. First Printing, First Paperback Edition. . Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine to Fine. Vintage Paperback, Pocket Books Cardinal Edition 75054; Levin, the award-winning author of "Compulsion," considered by many to be the most significant American Jewish writer of the first half of the 20th century, made his tenth novel the story of one… Read more
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BROTHER SOLOMON: Martyr of the French Revolution

by Battersby, W. J.

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Published
1960
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Near Fine
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First Edition, Later Printing.
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London: Burns & Oates, Ltd., 1960. First Edition, Later Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/About Very Good. A biography of Nicolas LeClerq, known as Brother Solomon, Abbe' of the Brothers of the Christian Schools in Paris, who was among the clerics murdered in 1792 by the French Revolutionary mobs. The author, Dr. W. J. Battersby, a respected author, educator… Read more
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TO KILL THE POPE

by Szulc, Tad

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Published
2000
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Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780684837819
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£12.46

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Using material gathered during work on his highly-praised biography of Pope John Paul II, Szulc, former foreign and diplomatic correspondent for the "New York Times," has written this fictional account of the real-life assassination attempt on the Pope in 1981, choosing the fictional format to… Read more
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SHE NEEDED ME

by Kirn, Walter

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Published
1992
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Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780671780913
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£11.82

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New York: Pocket Books, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Kirn's first novel, following his highly-praised collection of short stories, "My Hard Bargain," is the story of the relationship between a pregnant young woman seeking an abortion and a bible-toting young man, born again after teenaged years filled with drugs and violence; boards and text are… Read more
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ONE MORE SUNDAY

by MacDonald, John D.

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Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780394536736
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£11.61

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New York: Knopf, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. A major novel from the bestselling MacDonald that details the rise, corruption and downfall of a televangelism empire; a remainder mark on bottom edge of the text, o/w text and boards are clean, tight, square; dustjacket shows only minimal surface and edgewear. Collectable.
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QUEENMAKER

by Edghill, India

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Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus.
ISBN
9780312289188
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£6.33

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2002. First Edition Thus. . Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. Edghill's first novel presents a hard-to-forget portrait of a woman behind the throne, biblical Queen Michal, daughter of King Saul, wife of King David, who became the spiritual foundation for the Kingdom of Israel; First Printing of the First St. Martin's Edition; previous owner's name… Read more
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