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Three Blind Mice
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Three Blind Mice

By McBAIN, Ed

New York: Arcade Publishing, 1990. Second printing. Ninth novel in the Matthew Hope mystery series, and it's no fairy tale. Don't be fooled by the nursery rhyme title. Defense lawyer Hope's client is accused of murdering and mutilating three Vietnamese immigrants. Very nice copy with remainder mark in fine dust jacket protected in clear, easily removable, archival polyester cover. Spine has slight cant. 293 bright, clean pages.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.99

Cinderella

By McBAIN, Ed

New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1986. First printing. Sixth in the Matthew Hope series, and it's no fairy tale. A cunning, twisting thriller set on Florida's Gold Coast. Stain on pages 240, 241 and 248. 252-262 very slightly wrinkled at top corner. Dust jacket rubbed, bumped at corners, small stain on front flap.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.95

Shotgun : An 87th Precinct Mystery Novel

By McBAIN, Ed

Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1969. First Edition, 1969. Doubleday hard cover without dust jacket. Ex-library copy with tape residue, pocket scars, stamps. Canted spine. 192 tight pages. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$24.95

There Was a Little Girl
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There Was a Little Girl

By McBAIN, Ed

New York: Warner Books, 1995. First paperback printing. Fine, crisp copy. 339 pages. Eleventh in the Matthew Hope series. Matthew Hope has been shot, and his friends try to find out who wanted him dead. . First Thus. Mass Market Paperback. Fine.

$2.99

AX, An 87th Precinct Mystery Novel
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AX, An 87th Precinct Mystery Novel

By McBAIN, Ed

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1964. In a dark, damp cellar a man is sprawled on the concrete floor, an ax in his head. Detective Steve Carella and Cotton Hawes begin the investigation of one of the weirdest cases on record in the 87th Precinct. 192 tight but browning pages. Tape residue, pocket, etc. The nice dust jacket has a minor bottom front cornor wrinkle, no markings or stickers and is freshly Brodart protected.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$45.00

Candyland : A Novel in Two Parts
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Candyland : A Novel in Two Parts

By HUNTER, Evan, and Ed McBain

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. Fine first printing in flawless dust jacket protected in mylar. 302 pages. Two distinct writing styles from one author, the late Evan Hunter. In part one, a man alone in New York on business is caught up in sordid events; in part two, police track him down.. First Edition. Hard Cover. COLLECTIBLE MINT/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.99

Money, Money, Money, A Novel of the 87th Precinct
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Money, Money, Money, A Novel of the 87th Precinct

By McBAIN, Ed

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001. Steve Carella and Fat Ollie Weeks get the squeal when the lions in the city zoo get an unauthorized feeding of a young woman's body. 269 pages. Dust Jacket protected in Mylar.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.99

Widows, A Novel of the 87th Precinct
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Widows, A Novel of the 87th Precinct

By McBAIN, Ed

New York: William Morrow & Co., 1991. A novel of the 87th Precinct. A beautiful young woman is found murdered in a lush penthouse apartment. The only clues are a steamy collection of erotic letters and 32 separate stab wounds. Spine has slight cant.. Book Club. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.99

Lullaby, An 87th Precinct Novel

By McBAIN, Ed

New York: William Morrow & Co., 1989. Fortieth novel in the 87th Precinct series. Detectives Meyer and Carella find themselves faced with the most violent of crimes: A wealthy young couple return to their apartment to find the babysitter, and their baby, have been savagely murdered. Front end paper removed. Dj slightly edgeworn.. Book Club. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.99

Downtown

By McBAIN, Ed

New York: William Morrow & Co., 1991. Very nice book club copy in like-new dust jacket protected in Mylar cover. 302 fresh-as-new pages. An out-of-town businessman in New York has 24 hours to survive the wildest ride of his life.. Book Club. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.99

Mary, Mary
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Mary, Mary

By McBAIN, Ed

New York: Warner Books, 1993. Tenth in the Matthew Hope series. Hope, the defense attorney who represents only people he believes are innocent, considers the eccentric, hard-talking Mary Barton incapable of harming a soul, but how can he prove she didn't commit the monstrous murder of three innocent young girls? Dj has some wrinkling and a tiny tear at top edge. . Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.99

There Was a Little Girl
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There Was a Little Girl

By McBAIN, Ed

New York: Warner Books, 1994. Eleventh in the Matthew Hope series. Matthew Hope has been shot, and his friends try to find out who wanted him dead. . Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.99

Goldilocks
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Goldilocks

By Ed McBain

First Edition, 1977. Arbor House hard cover. Retired library book in good condition with library stamps and notations, pocket scar on front end paper, in good dust jacket with library sticker on spine, light soiling, chips at spine ends, protected in clear, archival polyester cover. 233 pages. First novel in the Matthew Hope series, about a Florida lawyer whose life is no child's bedtime story. Goldilocks: the other woman, the intruder, the one who comes like a thief in the night, testing the chairs and the porridge and the beds. Sometimes she destroys a marriage. Sometimes she destroys much more.

$19.99

Kiss
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Kiss

By Ed McBain

Quality Paperback Book Club edition, 1992. Willam Morrow soft cover in fine condition. As big and readable as the hard cover. No dust jacket. 45th in the 87th Precinct series. Police procedural.

$12.00

Three Blind Mice

By McBAIN, Ed

New York: Arcade Publishing, 1990. Very nice book club copy in fine dust jacket protected in Mylar cover. Ed McBain's Matthew Hope series of novels takes place in the fictional city of Calusa, Fla. (somewhere in the vicinity of Tampa). The novels, beginning with Goldilocks, all have nursery rhyme or fairy tale titles. Three Blind Mice, ninth in the series, concerns the arrest of three Vietnamese in the rape of the wife of a wealthy land owner. As usual, Hope finds himself involved in a case that is far more complex than he bargained for. . Book Club. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.99