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Mr. Fortune Here

By Bailey, H.C.

NY: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1940. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Fading of green buckram along bottom edge, rubbed and faded mid spine, and spine edges. Previous owner's name in light pencil on half-title page. Text clean. Binding firm. Jacket with edge wear, loosely covered in cellophane. "The New Book of Mr. Fortune Stories" with red Crime Club logo on lower right corner and jacket of jacket, sketch of Reggie on spine. Stories are: The Brown Paper, the Bottle Party, the Primrose Petals, the Spider's Web, the Fight for the Crown, the Point of the Knife, the Gilded Girls, the Blue Paint and the Bird in the Cellar..

$47.50

The Twittering Bird Mystery

By Bailey, H.C.

Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1937. Book. Good +. Cloth. 1st Edition Stated. Two quarter-sized rubbed strips in scarlet cloth on front board, near spine. Extraneous bit of paper stuck near top edge of front board. Fading along fore edge, small rip on top edge of spine. Spine has design of bird perched on a skeleton's hand. Crime Club Selection logo on upper right of board. Light foxing on end papers. Binding strong.Text still bright. Previous owner's name in ink near top of front endpaper. No other markings. No jacket. A Joshua Clunk mystery set in England..

$28.50

Bones to Ashes: A Novel (Temperance Brennan Novels)
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Bones to Ashes: A Novel (Temperance Brennan Novels)

By Reichs, Kathy

NY: Scribner, 2007. Book. Fine. Cloth & Leatherette. 1st Edition. 8vo - 9.5 in. . Nearly new, small number in pencil on endpaper's upper corner. No other markings. Protagonist Temperance Brennan wonders if a 30-year-old skeleton is that of her best friend, Evangeline. Part of the series that inspired the "Bones" TV series..

$6.65

Spare Change (Sunny Randall Novels)
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Spare Change (Sunny Randall Novels)

By Parker, Robert B.

NY: G.P Putnam's Sons, 2007. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Tight, close to new. Clear tape closing vertical tear along spine of jacket. No markings in text or endpapers. Likely BCE -- no price on jacket flap. In this 6th Sunny Randall novel, She teams up with her father to investigate a 30-year-old cold case..

$3.66

Fresh Disasters (Stone Barrington)
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Fresh Disasters (Stone Barrington)

By Woods, Stuart

NY: G.P Putnam's Sons, 2007. Book. Near Fine. Cloth & Boards. 1st Edition. 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall. Nearly new, slight beige stain on bottom edge. No markings, text clean, slight edgewear. A Stone Barrington detective novel in which Stone finds himself in a case that leads to a NY Mafia boss..

$7.13

Masterpieces of Mystery -- The Supersleuths

By Queen, Ellery, Ed.

NY: Davis Publications, 1976. Book. Near Fine. Leatherette. First Thus. 8vo - 9.25 in Tall . Nearly new, previous owner's name and note in ink on front endpaper. No other markings. Handsome red leatherette with stamped gilt fleur-de-list scrollwork design on front and back boards. Red endpapers. Text bright and clean. Collection of 14 classic detective stories as selected in a poll of mystery writers.Among the fictional detectives represented: Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, Ellery Queen, Nero Wolfe, Perry Mason, Inspector Maigret, C. Auguste Dupin, Sam Spade, Father Brown, Lord peter Wimsey, Philip Marlowe, Dr. Gideon Fell, Lew Archer and Albert Campion..

$4.75

Dead Man's Effects

By Bailey, H.C.

London: Macdonald & Co. Ltd Book. Good. Hardcover. 12mo -- 7.25 in Tall . Spine cocked, some spine and edge rubbing of black cloth. Text clean. Faint pencil on endpaper with previous price. Front hinge cracked. No publication date but War Economy Standard logo indicates 1940s. Leaf for PP. 15-16, loose, laid in..

$13.30

Meet Mr. Fortune: A Reggie Fortune Omnibus

By Bailey, H.C.

NY: Book League of America, 1942. Book. Very Good. Cloth. Reprint.. 546 pp. Light edgewear on red cloth, some foxing on endpapers, minor chipping. Mylar protector, previous owner's stamping on both front endpapers. Text clean. A collection of Reggie Fortune stories, including the novella "The Bishop's Game," (189 pp) and 12 shorter tales. "Mr. Fortune" introduces the doctor-turned-detective and describes his methods. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$14.25

Shadow on the Wall

By Bailey, H.C.

London: Modern Publishing Book. Good. Cloth. 184 pp., 29 chapters. Red cloth lightly faded along top edge of front board. Boards lightly bowed, dampness spotting on lower right corner of board and 3 preliminary pages.Corners bumped. ight scuffing on rear board. Light foxing on end papers. Text clean. Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall.

$9.50

Eyes of the Innocent
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Eyes of the Innocent

By Parks, Brad

NY: Minotaur (St. Martin's Publishing), 2012. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Thus.. 293 pp. Light wear, no markings, thumbed. Spine uncreased. Sticker remains on rear cover. Investigative reporter Carter Ross probes a fatal fire in Newark and uncovers a house-flipping scandal. A Library Journal blurb says: "Zany characters, witty dialog and a plot that races to a bang-up finish." Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in.

$5.70

A Spectacle of Corruption
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A Spectacle of Corruption

By Liss, David

NY: Random House, 2004. Book. Very Good +. Boards. First Edition Stated.. 381 pp. Slight wear, clean text, small ink smear on rear panel of dust jacket. A historical whodunit set in 18th century England. Sequel to "A Conspiracy of Paper" with boxer/investigator Benjamin Weaver returning as protagonist. Critic Christopher Lehmann-Haupt's cover blurb calls it "an evocation of English history that you can happily get lost in for days." Newsweek adds: "an intricate mystery, a colorful rogues' gallery, and, improbably, a history lesson on the birth of the stock market." Size: 8vo - 9.5 In Tall.

$4.75

The Good Cop
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The Good Cop

By Parks, Brad

NY: Minotaur Books, 2013. Book. Very Good. Cloth. First Edition.. 324 pp. spine slant, library stampings. Mylar protector. Text clean. Binding firm. Reporter Carter Ross is assigned to investigate a suspicious police suicide. Size: 8v-- 9 in Tall.

$4.28

Code of Conduct
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Code of Conduct

By Thor, Brad

NY: Emily Bestler/Atria, 2015. Book. Very Good +. Cloth Strip & Boards. First Edition.. 360 pp. Small initials pencil in corner of endpaper. No other markings Slight bowed textblock. A snippet of video captured and transmitted to Washington DC gives counterrorist Scott Harveth a challenging assignment. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In.

$6.65

The Case of the Murderer's Bridge and Other Stories

By Gardner, Erle Stanley

NY: Davis Publications, 1974. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. 2nd Printing.. 188 pp. in red stiff wraps, titled: "Ellery Queen Presents Erle Stanley Gardner's The Case of the Murderer's Bride and other Stories. Lightly read, spine uncreased. Text lightly toned. No markings. Edited with introduction by Ellery Queen. No. 5 in EQ Presents series. Includes 4 novelets and 3 short stories. Besides the title story, the pieces include The Candy Kid, Death Rides a Boxcar, The Jeweled Butterfly, Only by Running, To Strike a Match and Danger out of the Past. Size: 8mo -- 7.75 in Tall.

$30.40

Mr. Fortune Finds a Pig

By Bailey, H.C.

Garden City , N.Y: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1943. Book. Very Good +. Cloth. First U.S Edition Stated.. 269 pp. Light soil to spine and edges, light rubbing along jacket spien edge. Mylar protector. Pencilled price on endpaper, no other markings. A Crime Club selection, price clipped on jacket. Jacket flap has war bonds ad, and introductory page says printing complied with wartime restrictions. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in..

$33.25

Clues of the Caribbees: Being Certain Criminal Investigations of Henry Poggioli, Ph.D.

By Stribling, T.S.

NY: Dover Publications, 1978. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Reprint.. 314 pp., plus Dover booklist at rear. Stiff glossy wraps, lightly read, slight spine slant. Text clean. Republication of the original 1929 edition. Collection of 5 detective stories set in the Caribbean islands where Prof. Poggioli is spending a sabbatical. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$3.80

Bodies in a Bookshop

By Campbell, R.T.

NY: Dover Publications, 1984. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Reprint.. 178 pp. Thumbed, corners bumped. Spine uncreased. Binding sturdy. Text clean. A botanist prowling bookstores of London in search of an out of print volume discovers two corpses in a back room. A professor, chief inspector and others join in to help solve the crime. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$4.75

The Cask

By Crofts, Freeman Wills

NY: Dover Pubns, 1977. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. Reprint.. 318 pp. Light edgewear and thumbing. Text clean, spine uncreased. 318 pp. A sturdy Dover reprint ot a classic detective yarn first published in the UK in 1920. As wine casks are unloaded from a ship, one breaks open, revealing gold coins and a woman's body. An early title from the Golden Age of the detective story. Size: 8vo -- 8.24 in..

$11.40

Felo De Se (Dr. Thorndyke)
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Felo De Se (Dr. Thorndyke)

By R. Austin Freeman

North Yorkshire, UK: House of Stratus, 2001. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First Thus.. 262 pp. Close to new, no markings, spine uncreased. A mystery in which Dr. Thorndyke solves the death of gambler John Gilliam, caught up in a blackmail plot. Size: 8vo - 8in Tall.

$12.35

Blood on Biscayne Bay

By Halliday, Brett

Chicago: Ziff Davis Publishing, 1946. Book. Very Good. Cloth. Second Printing.. 213 pp. Water stain at bottom inch of spine and part of bottom board. Faint trace of same stain in bottom margin near joint of several pages. Overall, text clean, no markings. Small blue dot on end paper. Jacket has a few chips and small tears on spine edges and along lower edge of front panel. Mylar protector. Binding firm. Jacket art shows outline of woman's head above a pool of blood in a body of water. A Michael Shayne mystery about a woman who tries to sell her jewelry in a hurry and then gets murdered. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$15.20

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