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Murder for Christmas
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Murder for Christmas

By Godfrey, Thomas (editor); Marsh, Ngaio; Bowen, Marjorie; Chekhov, Anton; Hoch, Edward; Rinehart, Mary Roberts; Dickson, Carter; Kendrick, Baynard; Stevenson, Robert Louis; Runyon, Damon; Sayers, Dorothy; De La Torre, Lillian; Stout, Rex; Lewis, DB Wyndham

New York: Avenel. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0517690403 . Red boards with silver lettering, 465 pp. Corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. Jacket in new Brodart, price clipped, a little edge wear. An attractive copy. ; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 465 pages; Illustrated with cartoons by Gahan Wilson. "Another perfect stocking stuffer for the person who has everything -- and plans to leave it to you. It's been said that Christmas brings out the best in everyone. This is certainly true of mystery writers, who seem to have been inspired to their best work by the holiday season. "Come and celebrate. Burn a Yule log with a gang of master detectives: the likes of Nero Wolfe (Christmas Party) , Roderick Alleyn (Death on the Air) , and Lord Peter Wimsey (The Necklace of Pearls). Share a criminous laugh with Woody Allen and Damon Runyon. And enjoy some surprise appearances by O. Henry, Anton Chekov, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Mary Roberts Rinehart. Within these covers are stories for every nasty taste: tales of murder, robbery, kidnapping, and espionage. They'll help to make the season bright. "Merry Christmas. And God help us, every one. " .

$9.95

They Do it with Mirrors (Original Title: Murder with Mirrors) (A Miss  Marple Murder Mystery)
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They Do it with Mirrors (Original Title: Murder with Mirrors) (A Miss Marple Murder Mystery)

By Christie, Agatha

New York: Signet. Very Good. 2000. 1st Signet Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0451199901 . Spine slightly slanted, a bit creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. ; Jane Marple; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; 213 pages; " Responding to her friend Carrie's urgent invitation, Miss Jane Marple has arrived at her sprawling estate. To Miss Marple's surprise, Carrie's remote 'Gothic monstrosity' has been turned into a home for delinquent boys. What's more, Carrie's own children and grandchildren have taken up residence - and few of them are thrilled at how mother is squandering the family fortune. Then a brutal murder proves that philanthropy is the least of Carrie's problems - and Miss Marple finds that where there's smoke, there's mirrors. " .

$4.50

The Clocks
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The Clocks

By Christie, Agatha

New York, NY: Harper Paperbacks. Very Good-. 1991. Sixth Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0061002798 . Spine slightly slanted, a bit creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, front cover has a little damp staining and crease to bottom corner. A nice copy. ; Hercule Poirot; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; 275 pages; "Why was the body discovered in the sitting room of the elderly and eminently respectable Miss Millicent Petmarsh? Why were four strange clocks set at 4: 13 precisely? Indeed, why were the clocks there at all? The sudden appearance of an unidentified corpse at No. 19 Wilbraham Crescent has the police utterly baffled. But pity the villain who matches wits with the dapper and relentless Belgian detective -- Hercule Poirot." .

$4.25

Hallowe\'en Party
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Hallowe'en Party

By Christie, Agatha

New York: Pocket Books. Good. 1970. Eleventh Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0671415956 . Spine slanted, creased, corners worn, minor edge wear, some creasing and rubbing to covers, dampstain at the bottom of a number of pages. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. ; Hercule Poirot; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 255 pages; "The guests included ghoulies, ghosties, and long-leggedy beasties. But the scariest ingredient of the party was the little girl who claimed to have witnessed a murder. Of course, no one believed the child . . . Until she was drowned that very night. Now the great detective, Hercule Poirot, must unmask the murderer amongst the things that go bump in the night . . . " .

$4.44

And Then There Were None (also published as Ten Little Indians)
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And Then There Were None (also published as Ten Little Indians)

By Christie, Agatha

New York: Berkley Books. Very Good-. 1991. 27th Edition; Twenty-Fourth Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0425129586 . Spine a bit slanted, corners chipped, minor edge wear and rubbing. A nice copy. ; Also published as Ten Little Indians. ; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; 204 pages; "Perhaps the greatest mystery novel of all time, 'And Then There Were None' is Agatha Christie's acclaimed masterpiece of murder and suspense. Ten strangers are gathered together on an isolated island by a mysterious host. One by one, the guests share the darkest secrets of their wicked pasts. And one by one, they die. . . " .

$3.95

By the Pricking of My Thumbs
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By the Pricking of My Thumbs

By Christie, Agatha

New York: Pocket Books. Good+. 1969. 27th Edition; 1st Pocket printing. Mass Market Paperback. Spine a bit slanted, creased, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, store stamp on first page. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 208 pages; "There was nothing remarkable about Mrs. Lancaster's departure from the Sunny Ridge establishment for elderly ladies. Except for the painting she left behind - and a single, disturbing question that echoed in Tuppence Beresford's mind. . . Tommy and Tuppence Beresford never looked for danger, but it always found them nonetheless. How could they know that a dreadful secret from the past was all too murderously alive?" .

$4.25

Black Coffee: A Hercule Poirot Novel
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Black Coffee: A Hercule Poirot Novel

By Christie, Agatha; Osborne, Charles

New York: St. Martin's Press. Very Good. 1999. 27th Edition; 1st Paperback printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0312970072 . Corners bumped, slight edge wear, store sticker on back cover. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; While not stated, the print here is larger than normal. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 290 pages; "Created in 1930 as a stage play and faithfully adapted by Charles Osborne, Black Coffee brings back beloved detective Hercule Poirot to exercise his 'little grey cells' one more deliciously deductive time: An urgent call from physicist Sir Claud Amory sends famed detective Hercule Poirot rushing from London to a sprawling country estate. Sir Claud fears a member of his own household wants to steal a secret formula destined for the Ministry of Defense. But Poirot arrives too late. The formula is missing. Worse, Sir Claud has been poisoned by his after-dinner coffee. Poirot soon identifies a potent brew of despair, treachery, and deception amid the mansion's occupants. Now he must find the formula and the killer. . . While letting no poison slip 'twix his own lips." .

$3.95

Cat Among the Pigeons
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Cat Among the Pigeons

By Christie, Agatha

New York, NY: Berkley Books. Very Good. 2005. 27th Edition; Sixth Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0425205967 . Corners bumped, a little edge wear. A nice copy. ; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; 352 pages; "Welcome to Meadowbank, an exclusive institution for privileged young ladies. A fine lot. A dangerous one, too. First, a tyrannical teacher is found shotto death in the pavilion. Then, an illustrious headmistress bites the dust, making it clear that someone has set out to scratch Meadowbank's respectable veneer. And who better than Hercule Poirot - a detective schooled in crime - to declaw the killer? " .

$3.75

Cards on the Table
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Cards on the Table

By Christie, Agatha

New York, NY: Dell Publishing. Very Good. 1977. New Dell Edition; First Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0440110521 . Corners bumped, minor edge wear, light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A fairly tight, attractive copy. ; Spine/covers a bit creased, slight darkening, corners bumped. Slightly shelf-cocked, minor shelf wear. ; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 190 pages; The dinner party was the most diabolical evening ever planned-complete with a scheming host and a menu of menace. Poirot was told beforehand that each of the invited guests was a murderer who had successfully escaped detection-and the occasion promised proof that committing the perfect crime paid. Then, at the height of the fiendish fun, an unexpected guest arrived. Death had come to dinner-but Poirot vowed that this time the killer would get his just deserts. . . .

$3.75

By the Pricking of My Thumbs
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By the Pricking of My Thumbs

By Christie, Agatha

New York: Pocket Books. Very Good+. Twenty-Fourth Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Minor edgewear. A bright, attractive copy. "There was nothing remarkable about Mrs. Lancaster's departure from the Sunny Ridge establishment for elderly ladies. Except for the painting she left behind - and a single, disturbing question that echoed in Tuppence Beresford's mind. . . Tommy and Tuppence Beresford never looked for danger, but it always found them nonetheless. How could they know that a dreadful secret from the past was all too murderously alive?"; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$2.25

So Many Steps to Death (Original title: \
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So Many Steps to Death (Original title: "Destination Unknown")

By Christie, Agatha

New York: Pocket Books. Good. 1968. Mass Market Paperback. Pocket No. 50458, 168 pp. Spine a bit creased, slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear, chipping at base of spine, some soiling and darkening to covers, reading crease, small crease across upper right corners. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked. "Lovely red-haired Hilary Craven wanted to die. The sleeping pills were ready on her bedside table, when a knock sounded on the hotel-room door. . . . With that knock, and the entrance of a cheerful, owlish young man, her plans for self-imposed death were dramatically altered. After hearing the strange story of a disappearing scientist, Hilary agreed to take on another woman's identity-and a daring secret mission into the African desert-without the slightest chance of coming back alive!" Original British title: Destination Unknown; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

$3.45

Sparkling Cyanide
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Sparkling Cyanide

By Christie, Agatha

New York, NY: HarperCollins. Fine. 1992. Mass Market Paperback. 0061003794 . Slight shelf wear. "Rosemary, that's for remembrance.' Six people are thinking about beautiful Rosemary Barton, who died nearly a year before. There's the loving sister, the long-suffering husband, the devoted secretary, the lovers, and the betrayed wife. None of them can forget Rosemary. But did one of them murder her?"; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall .

$4.45

Sleeping Murder
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Sleeping Murder

By Christie, Agatha

New York: Bantam Books. Very Good. 1977. Fourth Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 0553107062 . Spine, covers a bit creased. Slightly shelf-cocked, minor shelf wear. "Many years ago Agatha Christie wrote two novels for posthumous publication: 'Curtain', Hercule Poirot's last case, and 'Sleeping Murder', in which Miss Jane Marple now makes her final appearance. And so this book is a double farewell, first to Dame Agatha, one of the greatest mystery writers of all time, and second to that universally beloved spinster, Miss Jane Marple." "Soon after Gwenda moved into her new home, odd things started to happen. Despite her best efforts to modernise the house, she only succeeded in dredging up its past. Worse she felt an irrational sense of terror every time she climbed the stairs.In fear, Gwenda turned to Miss Marples to exorcise her ghosts. Between them, they were to solve a 'perfect' crime committed many years before."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

$3.25

The Pale Horse
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The Pale Horse

By Christie, Agatha

New York, NY: Pocket Books. Very Good. 1978. Eleventh Printing. Mass Market Paperback. 067142095X . Spine/covers slightly creased. Minor shelf wear, slightly shelf-cocked, Pub date approx (not specified). "The dying woman turned to father Gorman with agony in her eyes. 'Stopped . . . it must be stopped . . . You will . . .' The priest spoke with reassuring authority. 'I will do what is necessary. You can trust me.' Father Gorman tucked the list of names she had given him into his shoe. It was a meaningless list: the names were of people who had nothing in common. On his way home, Father Gorman was murdered. But the police found the list and when Mark Easterbrook came to inquire into the circumstances of the people listed, he began to discover a connection between them, and an ominous pattern. . . Every name on that list was either already dead or, he suspected, marked for murder."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall .

$4.00

A Caribbean Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries Ser.)
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A Caribbean Mystery (Miss Marple Mysteries Ser.)

By Christie, Agatha

New York, NY: Signet. Good+. 2000. Mass Market Paperback. 0451199928 . Front cover has a crease in center, starting at bottom edge extending half-way up cover. Corners bumped, front cover bowed out, text clean and bright. "'Would you like to see a picture of a murderer?' So asks a stranger of Miss Jane Marple while she is vacationing on luxurious St. Honore. Before she has a chance to answer, the mystery man vanishes, only to be found dead the following day. Now Miss Marple is asking the questions: What happened to the curious photo? Why is the hotelier prone to nightmares? Why doesn't the most-talked-about guest, a reclusive millionaire, ever leave his room? And why is Miss Marple fearing for her own life?"; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall .

$3.25

The Boomerang Clue
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The Boomerang Clue

By Christie, Agatha

New York: Berkley Books. Near Fine. 1984. Mass Market Paperback. A bright, attractive copy. "It started when a false step from a misty footpath sent a mysterious stranger plummeting to his death. How was Bobby Jones to know that witnessing the dying man's last words-"Why didn't they ask Evans?"-would send him on a death-defying chase? Bobby and his unlikely partner in detection, the Lady Frances Derwent, end up in pursuit of a hauntingly beautiful woman-and a cunning killer who is out to do them in!"; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

$3.35

Hallowe\'en Party
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Hallowe'en Party

By Christie, Agatha

New York: Berkley Books. Very Good. 1992. Special Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Special Sales edition, 198 pp. Spine slightly creased and rolled, corners bumped, slight edge wear, some rubbing. A nice copy. ; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; "The guests included ghoulies, ghosties, and long-leggedy beasties. But the scariest ingredient of the party was the little girl who claimed to have witnessed a murder. Of course, no one believed the child . . . Until she was drowned that very night. Now the great detective, Hercule Poirot, must unmask the murderer amongst the things that go bump in the night . . . " .

$5.55

Third Girl
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Third Girl

By Christie, Agatha

New York: Pocket Books. Very Good. 1970. Mass Market Paperback. Spine slightly creased and slanted, a little edge wear, covers have just a bit of creasing and rubbing. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. "Two friends. . . would advertise for a third girl to help with the rent. And it is the 'third girl,' Norma Restarick, who is the subject of the baffling mystery that here engages Hercule Poirot. What is wrong with Norma? She walks in on Poirot at the breakfast table and announces that she 'may have committed a murder' and then walks out again, leaving Poirot to battle his way to the truth. Has there been a murder? It would seem not. But Poirot repeats patiently and with increasing pressure: 'I want a murder.' In time the pattern fits together; many random and puzzling events become logical once the underlying design has been understood. Though the clues are there, it will be a very perceptive reader who detects the truth before Poirot reveals it."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

$2.90

The Pale Horse
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The Pale Horse

By Christie, Agatha

New York: Pocket Books. Near Fine. 1987. Mass Market Paperback. 067142095X . Pocket Book #70600. Pub date approx (not specified). Spine slightly slanted, very minor shelfwear. A bright, attractive copy. "The dying woman turned to father Gorman with agony in her eyes. 'Stopped . . . it must be stopped . . . You will . . .' The priest spoke with reassuring authority. 'I will do what is necessary. You can trust me.' Father Gorman tucked the list of names she had given him into his shoe. It was a meaningless list: the names were of people who had nothing in common. On his way home, Father Gorman was murdered. But the police found the list and when Mark Easterbrook came to inquire into the circumstances of the people listed, he began to discover a connection between them, and an ominous pattern. . . Every name on that list was either already dead or, he suspected, marked for murder."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall .

$4.25

Poirot Loses a Client
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Poirot Loses a Client

By Christie, Agatha

New York, NY: Dell Publishing. Good+. 1980. Mass Market Paperback. 0440169844 . Spine/covers a bit creased, slight shelf war. "Hercule Poirot opened the envelope and read death between the lines. Unfortunately, the terrified message came too late. The lady who had written it was already in her grave, her bizarre will had been approved by law, and the case was officially closed. . . until the greatest detective of them all lifted the lid on a viper's nest of greed, deception, and jealousy. Poirot vowed that this time he would not be too late to stop a brilliant and baffling killer who was about to strike again. . . ."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall .

$3.75

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