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CHRISTINE FALLS

by Black, Benjamin [John Banville]

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
2006
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Signed by the author on title page. Pseudonym of John Banville; first book published under
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780805081527
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$30.00

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New York: Henry Holt and Co.. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Signed by the author on title page. . Pseudonym of John Banville; first book published under this pseudonym. . 2007 Macavity Award for Best Mystery Novel nominee; 2008 Edgar Award . nominee for Best Mystery Novel. Tiny tear bottom edge back panel.. 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Returning… Read more
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THE MANUAL OF DETECTION

by Berry, Jedediah

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
2009
Condition
Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued; Author's first book. 2009 Hammett Award winner. No dust jacket, as issued. Light r
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781594202117
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$20.00

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New York: Penguin. Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued; Author's first book. 2009 Hammett . Award winner. No dust jacket, as issued. Light rubbing to boards.. 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. In this tightly plotted yet mind-expanding debut novel, an unlikely detective, armed with only an umbrella and a singular handbook, must untangle a string of crimes… Read more
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HOPE TO DIE

by Block, Lawrence

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Signed by the author on the title page. Small tear top edge of back panel.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060198329
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$20.00

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New York: William Morrow. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Signed by the author on the title . page. Small tear top edge of back panel.. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Matthew Scudder, ex-cop, ex-alcoholic, and unlicensed private detective, must draw on all his skills and imagination to find the vicious killer responsible for the robbery and murders… Read more
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CHRISTINE FALLS

by Black, Benjamin [John Banville]

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
2006
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Pseudonym of John Banville; first book published under this pseudonym. 2007 Macavity Award
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780805081527
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$20.00

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New York: Henry Holt and Co.. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Pseudonym of John Banville; first book . published under this pseudonym. 2007 Macavity Award for Best Mystery Novel . nominee; 2008 Edgar Award nominee for Best Mystery Novel. Slight lean.. 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Returning to the morgue where he works after an office party, Dublin … Read more
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A DARKER JUSTICE

by Bissell, Sallie

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine; Advance Reading Copy in purple paper wraps. Author's second book. Slight lean and small spot on front cover.
Edition
Uncorrected Proof
ISBN
9780553801316
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$20.00

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New York: Bantam. Near Fine; Advance Reading Copy in purple paper wraps. Author's second . book. Slight lean and small spot on front cover.. 2002. Uncorrected Proof. Softcover. When a brilliant stalker begins murdering federal judges, Judge Irene Hannah refuses protection, forcing the feds to turn to her best friend, Atlanta prosecutor Mary Crow for help, but when… Read more
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A DANCE AT THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE: A Matt Scudder Novel

by Block, Lawrence

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; 1992 Edgar Award for Best Mystery Novel; 1992 Shamus Award nominee for Best PI Novel. Book
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780688103491
Item Price
$10.00

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New York: William Morrow & Co. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; 1992 Edgar Award for Best Mystery . Novel; 1992 Shamus Award nominee for Best PI Novel. Book has light edge . soil and bumps; jacket with light crinkles.. 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Private investigator Matthew Scudder searches for the missing link between two horrific crimes--the rape-murder… Read more
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THE BIG DIG: A Carlotta Carlyle Mystery

by Barnes, Linda

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Light edge soil.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312282707
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$15.00

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New York: Minotaur Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Light edge soil.. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 0312282702 . Bored with her assignment working undercover to seek out fraud on Boston's Big Dig project, private detective Carlotta Carlyle moonlights by taking on the case of the missing Veronica James, an investigation that goes nowhere until the… Read more
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THE HUMPHREY BOGART MURDER CASE

by Baxt, George

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1995
Condition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Light wear to jacket.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312118280
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$10.00

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New York: St Martins Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Light wear to jacket.. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. 0312118287 . In 1941, as Humphrey Bogart prepares to start filming The Maltese Falcon, a bizarre cast of characters descends upon him, hoping to retrieve a treasure map that Bogie allegedly inherited from his sea captain father-in-law. ;… Read more
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A QUEER KIND OF UMBRELLA: A Pharoah Love Mystery

by Baxt, George

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Slight lean; edge wrinkles to jacket.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684814964
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$10.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Slight lean; edge wrinkles to jacket.. 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. 068481496X . In a new Pharoah Love mystery, the sassy, gay, African-American NYPD detective goes undercover in Chinatown to stop a powerful crimelord involved in Asian slave trade, gambling, prostitution, and protection rackets. ; A… Read more
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FLASHBACK

by Barr, Nevada

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Signed by the author on tipped-in page; publisher's signed edition. Remainder mark; lig
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780399149757
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$20.00

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Signed by the author on tipped-in . page; publisher's signed edition. Remainder mark; light edge wrinkling to . jacket.. 2003. First Edition. Hardcover. Taking a temporary post as ranger in Dry Tortugas National Park to escape dealing with a marriage proposal from Sheriff Paul Davidson, Anna… Read more
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FREQUENT FLYER

by Friedman, Kinky

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1989
Condition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Jacket with light rubbing.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780688081669
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$10.00

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New York: William Morrow & Co. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Jacket with light rubbing.. 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. 0688081665 . At the funeral of his Peace Corps buddy, John Morgan, only Kinky notices that the body in the casket is not that of John, leading him to solve a mystery with origins in the jungles of… Read more
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A PARADE OF COCKEYED CREATURES, Or Did Someone Murder Our Wandering Boy?

by Baxt, George

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; 1968 Edgar Award nominee for Best Mystery Novel; the author's third book. Light fading
Edition
First Edition
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$10.00

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New York: Random House. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; 1968 Edgar Award nominee for Best . Mystery Novel; the author's third book. Light fading to board edges, . topstain faded at edge; jacket with edge wrinkles.. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Wild, weird, way-out and wacky din't begin to describe the strange assignment undertaken by Missing Persons Bureau… Read more
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THE WILLIAM POWELL AND MYRNA LOY MURDER CASE

by Baxt, George

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine; Uncorrected Proof in yellow paper wraps. Sight edge fading.
Edition
Uncorrected Proof
ISBN
9780312140717
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$20.00

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New York: St Martins Press. Near Fine; Uncorrected Proof in yellow paper wraps. Sight edge fading.. 1996. Uncorrected Proof. Softcover. William Powell and Myrna Loy bring their film roles as Nick and Nora Charles to life as they investigate a blackmailing Hollywood madam with a customer who will do anything, even murder, to keep his identity a secret.… Read more
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THE NEON GRAVEYARD

by Baxt, George

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1979
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper. Light wear and tiny tear to top edge of back
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312564124
Item Price
$25.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Inscribed by the author on the front . endpaper. Light wear and tiny tear to top edge of back panel.. 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. George Baxt dips his pen in acid and comes up with a gripping and original thriller set in the decadent, and murderous, world… Read more
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THE BETTE DAVIS MURDER CASE

by Baxt, George

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1994
Condition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Small spot of wear to front panel.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312109394
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$10.00

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New York: St Martins Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Small spot of wear to front panel.. 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. 0312109393 . In 1936 London, British mystery writer Agatha Christie teams up with Hollywood starlet Bette Davis to investigate a bitter feud between rival archaeologists that leads to a series of murders. ; 8.30 X 5.80… Read more
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THE COLLECTED SHORT STORIES

by Archer, Jeffrey

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good; Uncorrected Proof in blue paper wraps. Small spots on back cover, light reading creases, soil to bottom edge.
Edition
Uncorrected Proof
ISBN
9780060192242
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$20.00

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New York: Harper Collins. Very Good; Uncorrected Proof in blue paper wraps. Small spots on back . cover, light reading creases, soil to bottom edge.. 1998. Uncorrected Proof. Softcover. The only comprehensive collection of the internationally popular novelist available contains all thirty-six stories of romance and political intrigue from the three volumes, 12 Red Herrings, A Twist in… Read more
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A RECONSTRUCTED CORPSE : A Charles Paris Mystery

by Brett, Simon

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Has been gently read.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684197005
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$10.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Has been gently read.. 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. 0684197006 . While playing the part of missing property developer Martin Earnshaw on 'Public Enemies, ' a true-crime television series, actor-sleuth Charles Paris begins to uncover the shocking truth about the missing man's disappearanc. E .
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THERE MUST BE SOME MISTAKE

by Babson, Marian

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Book is straight and tight with small spot of soil to bottom of front board. Jacket has two
Edition
First US Edition
ISBN
9780312006938
Item Price
$10.00

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New York: St. Martin's. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Book is straight and tight with small . spot of soil to bottom of front board. Jacket has two small tears with . wrinkling to bottom edge of front panel, light edge wear elsewhere.. 1987. First US Edition. Hardcover. 0312006934 . Karen Randolph is face-to-face with danger after learning… Read more
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THE BURGLAR IN THE LIBRARY : A Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery

by Block, Lawrence

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1997
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket; Fine book in like jacket.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780525943013
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$10.00

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New York: Dutton. Fine in Fine dust jacket; Fine book in like jacket.. 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. For Bernie Rhodenbarr, bookseller and compulsive burglar, a weekend at a country bed & breakfast inn takes an unexpected twist when a valuable book is stolen and dead body turns up in the library. .
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THE PROFESSIONAL

by Buchanan, James David

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Blackbird Bookshop
Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Review copy of the author's first book with publisher's documentation laid in. Book
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780698104778
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$10.00

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New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Review copy of the author's first book . with publisher's documentation laid in. Book has slight lean. Jacket . uniformly toned with edge wrinkling, small tear to top edge of back panel . and fading to spine.. 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. The mission: a secret file that… Read more
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