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THE MEDIAN LINE

By William Haggard

New York: Walker & Company. Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0802754333 . HC/DJ - fine/VG+. Hardcover is all intact and clean, with no markings, a little bumping to spine ends. Dustjacket has some scuffing, light soiling, light edge wear, age tanning and a few tiny edge tears. Between intervention and international blackmail, Colonel Russell threads his cool and clever way, bringing order to a horror of deviousness and violence. ; 8vo; From a Reviewer: "Intrigue In Saliya July 17 2002 By Peter Kenney - Published on Format: HardcoverColonel Charles Russell saves the life in London of a visiting head of an Arab state. The visiter is an old friend and currently the president of a country which has a threatening neighbor, Saliya, whose agents are trying to kill him. Soon after this incident, Russell himself is invited to visit a small island state by a former subordinate. It develops that the small state needs Russell's help in preventing an invasion by Saliya. The plot moves quickly and along the way we meet Concerta who is a butcher by trade. She is forty years old with a striking appearance. Although not a native Saliyan, she still manages to gain the favor of the Crown of Saliya. Her one outstanding flaw is a vengeful spirit. THE MEDIAN LINE is a very entertaining novel of foreign intrigue and Haggard is an excellent writer. " (325noto,0914) .

$11.95

Juliette

By Michel Goeldlin

Charlottetown, P. E. I.: Ragweed Press. Very Good+. 1987. First Edition. Softcover. 0920304656 . First English edition 1987. Pages are clean and intact, no markings, slight soiling outer edge of pages. Cover has light age tanning, a few tiny spots and light wear to corners. "A woman lives alone in terror, depriving herself of life's smallest pleasures. Her psychoanalyst will devote years to helping her overcome her terrifying nightmares and the guilt she feels for being brutally abused as a child..." (225os,0914) ; 8vo .

$14.95

THE DANCING MAN
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THE DANCING MAN

By Hubbard, P. M.

Atheneum. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 0333124863 . First U. S. Edition. Atheneum 1971. HC/DJ - VG/near fine. Hardcover has a rear pocket but no other indication of being an ex-library book other than number stamp on endpage and top edge of pages. Endpage also has a date stamp and old price sticker. Interior pages otherwise clean and tight, very light spotting to long outer edge of pages. Jacket excellent other than light wrinkling on front and back flap. Jacket has a white paper liner which is attached to book. "Dick Hawkins (archeologist, adventurer and amorist) has always been resented by his sober brother Mark; but when Dick vanishes and is reported dead in a climbing accident - blood tells.....Mark pursues a twisting, menacing path in search of his brother, tension mounts to the breaking point and passions explode in a climax of chilling horror. " [420]; 8vo .

$8.55

DEBRIS
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DEBRIS

By Brower, Brock

Atheneum. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. HC/DJ - very good. Hardcover is clean and tight other than a green booksale stamp on top edge and a little soiling outer edge of pages. Jacket has light edgewear and a few very small edge tears, price clipped. "The author's first novel, a story of suspense and psychological revelation, about an advertising executive on vacation and a semi-literate fugitive out for revenge on the man who has taken his woman and his land. The two men meet in a duck blind on the Carolina coast. " [415-noto]; 8vo .

$8.05