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TEMPLE TOWER Yellow Jacket Series
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TEMPLE TOWER Yellow Jacket Series

By Sapper

London: Hodder & Stoughton. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1954. Twenty-First Printing. Hardcover. 1842325590 . HARDCOVER Edition, Hodder & Stoughton, London 1954. Yellow Jacket series. HC/DJ - near fine/VG. Hardcover is clean and unmarked, light age tanning to interior, bumping to spine ends, slight soiling upper edge of pages. Dustjacket has light scuffing, light soiling and several very small edge tears/chips, flaps clipped. A Bulldog Drummond novel. [245-noto]; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; [lower shipping avail to overseas locations] .

$19.95

THE FINAL COUNT Yellow Jacket Series
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THE FINAL COUNT Yellow Jacket Series

By Sapper

London: Hodder & Stoughton. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1949. Hardcover. Hodder & Stoughton, London 1949 reset edition. Yellow Jacket series. HC/DJ - very good/good+. Pages clean and tight. Unfortunately, a previous owner has clipped a small area out of first blank endpage (approx. 2x1") , I assume to remove personal information. This same page has a date written at bottom. Pages are otherwise unmarked. Hardcover has a little wear at corners and very light soiling. Dustjacket has some scuffing and light rubbing of ink and several small edge tears/chips. Front flap is clipped. A Bulldog Drummond mystery. Bulldog and his associates are matched for the last time again arch-criminal Carl Peterson. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; (275-noto) [lower shipping avail to overseas locations] .

$8.95

Five Complete Novels of Murder and Detection Peril At End House, the  Murder At Hazelmoor, Easy to Kill, Ten Little Indians, Evil under the Sun
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Five Complete Novels of Murder and Detection Peril At End House, the Murder At Hazelmoor, Easy to Kill, Ten Little Indians, Evil under the Sun

By Christie, Agatha

Wings Books. Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. 0517037505 . Complete and unabridged. Jacket has some scuffing, light edge crinkling and a couple tiny edge tears. Hardcover has bumping to spine and light soiling to cover. Pages are clean and unmarked. Peril At End House, the Murder At Hazelmoor, Easy to Kill, Ten Little Indians, Evil under the Sun. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 734 pages; [958? ] (*Note - due to heavy weight, extra shipping may be required) .

$19.50

DIVINE INTERVENTION
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DIVINE INTERVENTION

By Tardif, Cheryl Kaye

Trafford Publishing. Very Good+. 2004. First Edition; Second Printing. Softcover. 1412035910 . Signed/inscribed by author on title page: "To ___, Sweet Dreams, Cheryl K. Tardiff, Dec. 2004". Book is clean & unmarked. Cover has light scuffing & light edge rubbing, light wear to spine ends. "CFBI Agent Jasi McLellan leads a psychically gifted team in the hunt for a serial arsonist- a murderer who has already taken the lives of three innocent people. Unleashing her gift as a Pyro-Psychic, Jasi is compelled toward smoldering ashes and enters the killer's mind. A mind bent on destruction and revenge. ..." [302-osl]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 258 pages; Signed by Author .

$13.95

PHOTO-FINISH

By Marsh, Ngaio

London: Collins. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. 0002318571 . Collins, London edition. Hardcover excellent, clean & tight, slight corner wear & partial crease on spine. Jacket is scuffing with light edgewear & two tiny peels on spine area, price clipped. The thirty-second mystery from one of the genre's Grand Masters featuring Marsh's celebrated Chief Superintendent Roderick Alleyn, CID, Scotland Yard, investigating an opera diva's murder in New Zealand. [470]; 8vo .

$11.50

THE LIGHT OF DAY
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THE LIGHT OF DAY

By Ambler, Eric

William Heinemann. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. 0434019712 . Heinemann 1962 First Edition. HC/DJ - very good/good minus. Hardcover is clean and intact, with with no markings, a little fading and bumping to spine to spine ends. Good minus jacket is age tanned, with light soiling and several edge tears and chips, edge rubbing. . ; 8vo; "The Light of Day was the basis for Jules Dassin’s classic film, Topkapi. When Arthur Abdel Simpson first spots Harper in the Athens airport, he recognizes him as a tourist unfamiliar with city and in need of a private driver. In other words, the perfect mark for Simpson’s brand of entrepreneurship. But Harper proves to be more the spider than the fly when he catches Simpson riffling his wallet for traveler’s checks. Soon Simpson finds himself blackmailed into driving a suspicious car across the Turkish border. Then, when he is caught again, this time by the police, he faces a choice: cooperate with the Turks and spy on his erstwhile colleagues or end up in one of Turkey’s notorious prisons..." [354-not] .

$13.95

THE MIDNIGHT MEN
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THE MIDNIGHT MEN

By Fisher, Alan E.

London: Robert Hale. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket;. 1980. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0709186487 . Hardcover has bumping to spine ends, small ink marking upper edge of pages which has seeped into very top edge of a few pages & erased pencilled prices on endpage. Pages are otherwise clean & tight. Jacket has light scuffing, a little edge creasing, light soiling & a few tiny edge tears, not clipped. "Jake writes family histories. He has become increasingly uneasy about his involvement with the Schofield family after he unearths the possible murder of Ursula, the Schofield heiress, 30 years earlier...." (*shipping will be reduced to some locations) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$12.95

THE ILLUMINATI CONSPIRACY Ulverscroft Large Print
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THE ILLUMINATI CONSPIRACY Ulverscroft Large Print

By Rees, Richard

Leicester: Ulverscroft. Very Good+. 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. 0708937837 . Very nice, clean, tight condition. Ex-library book with a few library markings, no jacket as issued. Very light corner wear, interior pages clean & tight. "In 1802, Lieutenant Richard Machen is released from active service in the Navy. He plans to travel to his old home on the Gower Peninsula, where he grew up in the company of the beautiful Jane Ashford. But when he breaks his journey in London, Machen witnesses a cruel murder, and when he arrives in Gower, all is sadly changed. The young officer is drawn into a mystery which will lead him inexorably towards the centre of an astounding plot to overthrow the government. "; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$11.50

GOD IS INEXPERIENCED
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GOD IS INEXPERIENCED

By Mitchell, Yvonne

London: Constable. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. 0094604304 . Hardcover & jacket in excellent condition, only very light wear overall, interior clean & tight, no markings. "Attempting his first novel, Chris almost accidently creates a seedy couple and their backward son, living in Shepherd's Bush. Although Chris can at first manipulate him, the man Ed soon outstrips his creator's intentions and control, and confronted with a choice between violence and mediocrity chooses violence. A powerful and haunting parable..." (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo; 188 pages .

$25.50

CALLING BULLDOG DRUMMOND
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CALLING BULLDOG DRUMMOND

By Fairlie, Gerard

London: Hodder & Stoughton. Good. 1951. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Stated first printing. Fair to good condition. No jacket. Has some ex-library markings to spine and within book, name of previous owner written on page near front. Spine has a clear protective coating. Covers are somewhat bowed out towards outer edges with small paper loss at bottom corners, and moderate staining/spotting to covers, small tear on spine. Outer edge of pages have rather heavy foxing/spotting. Pages are all intact in binding with occasional soiling/spotting. Paper split at spine by title page and inside back cover but no loose pages. The 16th Bulldog Drummond adventure, following Sapper. A solid reading copy of this first edition, albeit with some soiling and foxing. (255-noto) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 255 pages .

$25.95

SLEEP IN A DITCH
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SLEEP IN A DITCH

By Birmingham, Maisie

Charles Scribner. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. 0684159104 . Hardcover is clean & tight, very slight war spine ends/corners, no markings. Jacket has very light edgewear & a couple small tears, not price clipped. A young junkie is found dead in the gutter, at the door of a social worker that he visited one week earlier. Now the social worker must prove that she has no connection with the death. Her inquiries put her life in danger, for someone wanted her dead, and it looks like it must be the one whom she trusted most. (*shipping will be reduced to some locations) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$11.50

ARISTOTLE DETECTIVE
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ARISTOTLE DETECTIVE

By Doody, Margaret

Harper & Row. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0060110864 . HC/DJ - near fine/very good. Hardcover has very light edge & corner wear, slight soiling to outer edge of pages, blue dot from booksale on top edge of pages, interior clean & tight, with no markings. DJ has light edge/corner wear, a couple small tears, one old sticker mark/peel on front, slight soiling, price clipped. 278 pages. 8 vo. " The greatest philosophical mastermind turns detective in this witty and dramatic whodunit which takes place in Athens, 332BC, an unhappy city under the rule of the Macedonian barbarian' Alexander the Great. In the midst of this unrest, Boutades, an eminent citizen, is found brutally murdered. Suspicion falls heavily on young Philemon, and, by Athenian law, his cousin Stephanos is elected to defend his name in court...." ; 8vo .

$20.95

DAY OF JUDGMENT
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DAY OF JUDGMENT

By Jack Higgins

London: Collins. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover is clean, slight soiling outer edge of pages, inscription on endpage, slight bumping/wear to corners & spine ends. Interior unmarked other than above. Jacket has light edgewear & a light edge wrinkling. ".....On the eve of Kennedy's historic visit to Berlin, Ulbricht's commissars plan their propaganda counter-strike from the red side of the Wall. Inside the impregnable fortress of Schloss Neustadt lies Father Sean Conlin, survivor of Dachau and lifelong apostle of human freedom. His jailers must make him admit to being a CIA hireling in the vital minutes when the whole world is watching. The West is determined to save him. Racing against time, gambling with their own survival, a small band of intrepid men take on a rescue mission that could sway the course of history. "; 8vo .

$12.95

PYRAMID OF GREED
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PYRAMID OF GREED

By Kobie, Franklin

Edmonton, AB: Brookview Publishing. Fine. 2004. First Edition. Softcover. 155056997X . Excellent, near new condition. Clean & tight, no markings, slight edgewear. 224 pages. Wily globe-trotting entrepreneur Dr. Zoltan Szabo's latest scam promises to be his biggest score yet, involving a dozen countries - with Canada at ground zero. The Social Credit government of British Columbia has fallen in love with his scheme to develop a complex of pulp & paper mills in northern B. C. , and when Szabo finally ropes in one of Europe's richest men, the gullible feds fall nearly into line with even more public funds. Into this cozy scam walks Inspector Gregory Novak, the RCMP's lates weapon in the war against international white-collar crime. (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo .

$15.50

CLOAK AND DAGGER A Treasury of 35 Great Espionage Stories
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CLOAK AND DAGGER A Treasury of 35 Great Espionage Stories

By Pronzini, Bill (editor)

Avenel. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1988. Hardcover. 0517653516 . Large hardcover and dustjacket in very nice condition, no tears or chips, light scuffing/soiling to DJ and outer edge of pages. Pages clean and tight, with no markings. 580 pages. Includes stories by Isaac Asimov, Brian Garfield, Edward D. Hoch, John Jakes, Michael Gilbert, W. Somerset Maugham, Erle Stanley Gardner, Bruce Cassiday, Mark Twain, O. Henry, Guy de Maupassant, G. K. Chesterton and others. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; "Intriuge, drama, double-cross, secret codes, missing persons, politically sensitive documents - all these elements are found in the spy game. Spies - their dangerous missions and double lives - have always fascinated readers. In Cloak and Dagger, the editors have collected 35 espionage stories that will satisfy the secret spy in every reader...." (*Note: due to heavy weight, there will be an extra shipping charge) [990] .

$9.95

THE SURROGATE THIEF A Joe Gunther Mystery, Advance Reading Copy
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THE SURROGATE THIEF A Joe Gunther Mystery, Advance Reading Copy

By Mayor, Archer

Mysterious Press. Near Fine. 2004. First Edition. Softcover. 089296815X . Clean and unmarked, very light edge/corner wear, light creasing to top edge of cover & first few pages. Publisher's release letter set in. "Mayor delivers the strongest entry yet in his Joe Gunther series with this complex mystery tied to Gunther's personal life. Thirty-two years earlier, with his wife dying of cancer, a distracted Gunther allowed the investigation of a shopkeeper's murder to go cold. A new crime may be tied to it when a woman shoots her ex-husband with a gun the cops trace to the decades-old unsolved killing. Although it isn't Gunther's case now, he determines to find the link between the past and present crimes, in order to understand his younger self and the unresolved traumas of his early marriage and career. Gunther is an intuitive detective, and it's a treat to follow him as he analyzes subtle clues and teases leads from the unwilling or unwitting.... " (*shipping will be reduced to some locations) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.50

FEAR FOR THE HERO!

By Welsh, Ken

London: Eyre Methuen/Magnum. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. 0413483908 . Clean, tight condition. Hardcover is clean & unmarked, slight edgewear, age tanning of pages. Jacket has light edgewear/scuffing, a couple tiny tears & creases, not clipped. 282 pages plus book ads. A journalist's greatest story - of drugs and prostitution....but also a scoop of death. Author's 2nd thriller for Methuen. (400noto) ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

$24.95

LOS ANGELES Advance Reading Copy
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LOS ANGELES Advance Reading Copy

By Smith, Peter Moore

Little, Brown & Company. Fine. 2005. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0316803928 . Excellent, near new condition, slight soiling back cover. Interior clean & unmarked. "It is a hoarse whisper over a crackling cell phone--Angel--then the connection is lost. But Angel Veronchek is convinced that the voice belongs to his mysterious and beautiful new neighbor, Angela--and that she is terrified for her life. So begins Angels dangerous and desperate quest to uncover what happened to Angela, a woman he loves and has become obsessed with, but about whom he knows nearly nothing...." ; 8vo .

$13.50

OUT OF LOVE
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OUT OF LOVE

By MacSkimming, Roy

Cormorant Books. Fine. 1993. First Edition. Softcover. 0920953883 . Signed by author on title page. Excellent condition - slight corner wear, small bookstore stamp on half title page. Pages otherwise unmarked. 211 pages. "....a memorable tale of love and love betrayed, against a backdrop of political upheaval. Part psychological thriller, part retelling of an ancient myth, this novel takes us into a labyrinth of deception and anger. " ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (*lower shipping avail to Cdn & overseas locations) [300-osl]; Signed by Author .

$15.50

SHADOW OF LIES
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SHADOW OF LIES

By McQuinn, Donald E.

Tor Books. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1985. First Edition. Hardcover. 0312937261 . HC/DJ - fine/very good. Hardcover tight and unmarked. Jacket has light edgewear, couple small tears to edge and light scuffing. "One of McQuinn's earlier works, tells a believable spy story with a suitably twisting plot, and excellent character development. Recommended. " ; 8vo .

$12.95

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