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Historical Fiction From Bright Beacon Books


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The First Man in Rome

By Colleen McCullough

Stated 1st Edition. 1st Printing. First book in Life of Caesar series. Maps in both endpapers. Rare errata: mis-cutting of front free endpaper.

$11.00

Caesar
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Caesar

By Colleen McCullough

VG in Near Fine, Unclipped DJ. Beautiful cover with full cover wrap around front to back illustration as ancient fresco; maps in front and back end papers. No marks. No writing. Gently read.

$10.00

Inferno
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Inferno

By Dan Brown

The 4th exciting Robert Langdon mystery . . . .

$8.00

Beach Music
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Beach Music

By Pat Conroy

"Beach Music sings with life's pain and glory." Appears unread. No creases, marks or writing. A nice copy. First Bantam Printing, 1996. Some age tanning.

$5.00

Ode to a Banker
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Ode to a Banker

By Lindsey Davis

Falco becomes a poet, until his publisher is killed and he puts his detective hat on to solve the crime.

$5.00

The Black Dahlia
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The Black Dahlia

By James Ellroy

1st trade printing. SIGNED on title page. Near Fine LA noir. A gripping page turner.

$20.00

A Monstrous Regiment of Women
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A Monstrous Regiment of Women

By Laurie R. King

Trade paperback. Excellent copy.

$14.00

The Poe Shadow
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The Poe Shadow

By Matthew Pearl

Baltimore, 1849. Solving the mystery of Edgar Allen Poe's death . . . .

$13.00

The Dante Club
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The Dante Club

By Matthew Pearl

VG+ Dante scholars become detectives when a series of murders in 1865 Boston are modeled on Dante's Inferno. "A whodunit of unusual class and intellect." The Boston Globe.

$13.00

The Family A Novel
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The Family A Novel

By Mario Puzo

Complete 5 CD Set. Cardboard wrapper in terrific condition.

$17.50

Centennial
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Centennial

By James A. Michener

'The dramatic, sometimes violent events in the history of the legendary West.' January 1987 printing. 1086 pages. Copy is in quite good condition. No writing or markings. Binding intact with all pages. Some yellowing to pages and covers due to age.

$10.00

Wayfaring Stranger
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Wayfaring Stranger

By James Lee Burke

New. Unread, very tight SIGNED copy. Signed on title page, no inscription.

$35.00

Away All Boats

By Dodson, Kenneth

Book Club Edition. (BOMC) Wonderful Illustrated DJ and endpapers. Dedicated to Carl Sandburg, who is quoted on the flyleaf: "This is one of the best sea books ever done, giving wonderful personality to a ship that has rare and strange adventures, bringing into fine focus the vivid human characters on the ship."

$22.00

Mason & Dixon
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Mason & Dixon

By Thomas Pynchon

New. Near Fine, in wrappers, as issued. A clean, crisp and unread copy. Stated First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. VG+. Three-quarters blue paper boards with navy blue cloth spine; tan dust jacket with mylar cover, 773 pp., no illus

$45.00

The Paris Wife
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The Paris Wife

By Paula McLain

New. 320 pages. A Fine copy in Near Fine Dust Jacket. "A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, THE PARIS WIFE captures a remarkable period of time and a love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley."

$45.00