New York: Harper, 2007-04-24. Advance Uncorrected Proofs. Hardcover. Very Good. 258 pages; light edge wear; Advance Uncorrected Proofs; A series of peculiar and seemingly suspicious events leads Kate to a terrifying conclusion about her mother-in-laws new beau. The truth she uncovers could forever shatter her life and the lives of those she loves, in this eloquent yet suspenseful debut novel.
New York: Signet, 2001-11-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 466 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; spine lean; n January, 1958, America's best hope to catch up with the Russians in the space race sits on a pad at Cape Canaveral. But the launch of the "Explorer I" satellite is delayed due to the weather, even though it is a sunny day. The real reason rests deep in the mind of a NASA scientist who wakes that morning with his memory completely erased--he knows a dark secret someone wants him to forget.
New York: Berkley Hardcover, 2001-11-01. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 590 pages; light edge wear to jacket; One hundred years of suspense--by a host of the best mystery and detective authors--is collected in one timeless anthology. Contributors include Lawrence Block, Harlan Ellison, Patricia Highsmith, Tony Hillerman, John D. MacDonald, and Steve Martini, and many more.
New York: Signet, 1998-11-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 384 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; In a small Wisconsin town, a county D.A., fleeing memories of a painful marriage, finds herself immersed in the investigation of the brutal murder of a four year-old boy--the son of a prominent community member. Complicating matters is a police detective who's as stubborn about his work as he is handsome, a model student-turned suspect whom none of the townspeople can believe is guilty, and the dark secrets of a powerful family that will do anything to keep them hidden.
New York: Putnam Adult, 2001-06-25. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/Good. 291 pages; edge wear and small edge tears to jacket, edge wear to boards, corners bumped; Attorney Paul Madriani has reason to suspect he's representing a guilty man. Dr. David Crone, a respected medical researcher, is charged with the murder of a colleague: twenty-six-year-old Kalista Jordan, whose body washed up on a beach in San Diego Bay. Forensic evidence links her murder with material in Crone's garage. And Crone had motive: Kalista had accused him of sexual harassment, and she'd been angling for his job. When a key prosecution witness dies unexpectedly, leaving an incriminating note behind, it seems the case may be closed. But Madriani won't be satisfied of his client's innocence till he's established just who did murder Kalista Jordan..
New York: Dutton Adult, 2000-12-01. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 306 pages; edge wear to boards, corners lightly bumped; jacket is edge-torn, worn; At Cape Canaveral, a countdown has begun in January 1958. On launch pad 26B sits Explorer 1, America's best hope to match the Soviet Sputnik and regain the lead in the race for the skies above. In the meanwhile, a man wakes to find himself lying on the ground in a railway station. And until he remembers who he is, he may be left powerless to save the launch of Explorer--and with it, America's future.
New York: William Morrow, 1990-09-10. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 399 pages; edge wear to boards, corners bumped, some soiling to boards; Sidney Sheldon's genius as a storyteller has never been more powerfully displayed than in this gripping new novel. Moving from the exotic shores of the Mediterranean to the post-World War II years in Londong, here is a compelling portrayal of one woman's fight against a terrifying destiny.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998-10-19. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 170 pages; corners bumped, some light edge wear to jacket and boards; Alvirah, an amateur detective, and her husband Willy investigate when an after-school shelter for neighborhood kids is prevented from moving into a neighboring building by a couple living there who claim to have inherited it.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995-10-16. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 154 pages; corners bumped, slight edge wear to jacket and boards; Written with warmth, yet set against a backdrop of menace and suspense, Mary Higgins Clark's latest endeavor tells a story about the healing power of love, in Manhattan on Christmas Eve. After his mother's wallet is stolen, as they admire the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center, a young boy pursues the thief onto the subway, and begins a journey that will forever change his life.
New York: William Morrow, 1992-10-05. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/Good. 304 pages; tears in jacket at corners, corners bumped, small stain on lower edge of front of jacket, slight water stain to page ends; The Stars Shine Down is classic Sheldon, featuring his most compelling heroine and his remarkable ability to create the startling shocks and amazing surprises his millions of fans have come to expect and love. Lara Cameron is a young and beautiful self-made tycoon who has worked relentlessly for success, power, and control of her life and relationships. But a discarded lover's act of revenge could cost Lara the empire she has struggled a lifetime to build.
New York: Knopf, 1995-11-15. Book Club. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 437 pages; light edge wear; At a heady moment of triumph in her legal career, Caroline Masters is summoned home to defend her niece who has been charged with the murder of her lover. Caroline soon finds herself engulfed by her own past and struggling to maintain the "withdrawal of feeling" that has been the cornerstone of her professional success. An electrifying new novel by the author of Degree of Guilt and Eyes of a Child.
New York: Pocket Books, 1991-03-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 308 pages; spine crease, edge wear; Collection including the novella of the title and four short stories dealing with such subjects as obsessive love and psychic contact with the dead.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1978-02-15. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/Good. 256 pages; spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, some edge wear and edge tears to jacket; Two years ago, magazine editor Steve Peterson lost his wife Nina to a vicious killer. Now he's trying to rebuild his life; providing for his troubled son, Neil, and allowing romance to blossom with journalist Sharon Martin. In two days time, Ronald Thompson is to be put to death for the murder and Sharon believes she may be able to help the family move on. But there's a problem - they're executing the wrong man ...For the real murderer is still at large. A cunning psychopath who has been patient, very patient - but who can be patient no more. And as he sits, and waits, and watches, a terrible plan is forming ..
New York: Mira, 2003-11-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 376 pages; spine canted a bit, some edge wear, spine creasing; When the owner of a sunken research ship is suspected of murdering his captain, his granddaughter asks one of his friends, an FBI special agent, to help clear his name. Riley and Straker are total opposites, but they share a determination to find the truth--and a passion they're finding harder to ignore.
New York: William Morrow & Co, 1977. Hardcover. Good. 320 pp. edge wear to boards, corners bumped; From master storyteller Sidney Sheldon comes a dazzling tale rich in love, suspense, and high financial intrigue on three continents. The only child of one of the world's richest men, Elizabeth Rolfe has it all - beauty, intelligence, innocence, and youth. But when her father dies, Elizabeth quickly discovers that she has inherited more than his vast pharmaceutical company with offices and factories all over the world. Her legacy also includes an unspeakable terror that threatens to destroy the business. As she struggles to save the company that took her family four generations to build, Elizabeth realizes that she has become an unknown assassin's next target.
New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1973. Book Club. Hardcover. Good/Good. 160 pages; ex-library with usual markings, some edge wear to jacket and boards, damage to pastedowns, spine slightly cocked;
New York: Ballantine Books, 2000-08. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 448 pages; spine creasing, light edge wear; The setting is Steelton, a struggling Midwestern town trying to save its decaying inner city by building a major league baseball stadium. Dark Lady introduces Assistant County Prosecutor Stella Marz, who has escaped her alcoholic father and working class background to become head of the Prosecutor's homicide unit. Her ambition is to become County Prosecutor. But this ambition, indeed her very survival, is threatened when her ex-lover Jack Kovak, a drug lawyer, is murdered, and Stella leads the investigation. There are more deaths and revelations about Jack Kovak's dealings with the city's crime lord, and a trail of wrong-doing, that implicates officers in law enforcement, possibly within her own office. As her inquiry draws her into a re-examination of her own complex past, her certainty that she is being watched and followed, leads her to fear for her own future.
New York: Fawcett Crest, 1959. Mass Market Paperback. Fair. 255 pages; edge wear, spine creasing, corner of front cover taped;
New York: Harper & Row, 1963. Hardcover. Fair. 182 pp; edge wear, rubbing to boards, spine; last two (non-text) pages have a drawing by a young person in green marker; Suspense novel; jacket blurb "She Was Marked for Rape and Death
New York: The Viking Press, 1987. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 280 pp. light edge wear to jacket, remainder mark on page ends; "The five women are dead because, over three decades, they broke the rules for girls, wives, mistresses, mothers, and career women. Charlotte chose Oxford over marriage. Eleanor and Andrea rebelled against respectable men. Ida and Laura confronted the South African establishment. Celia, living alone in a Greek village, remembers them all. The final chapter pulls these six into one, explaining Celia's decision to face England again now that the rules are changing." - Library Journal