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Coyote Waits

by Hillerman, Tony

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Published
1990
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Harper & Row, NY, 1990. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. ""The car fire didn't kill Navajo Tribal Policeman Delbert Nez - a bullet did. And the old man in possession of the murder weapon is a whiskey-soaked shaman named Ashie Pinto. Officer Jim Chee is devastated by the slaying of his good friend Del, and confounded by the prime… Read more
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Hunting Badger

by Hillerman, Tony

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Published
1999
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Harper Collins, NY, 1999. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Three men raid the gambling casino run by the Ute nation and then disappear into the maze of canyons on the Utah-Arizona border. When the FBI focuses on a wounded deputy sheriff as a possible suspect, Navajo Tribal Police Sergeant Jim Chee and retired Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn, launch an investigation of… Read more
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Sacred Clowns

by Hillerman, Tony

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Published
1993
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Harper Collins, NY, 1993. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "During a kachina ceremony at the Tano Pueblo, the antics of a dancing koshare fill the air with tension. Moments later, the clown is found bludgeoned to death, in the same manner a reservation schoolteacher was killed only days before. Officer Jim Chee and Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn believe that answers lie… Read more
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A Thief of Time

by Hillerman, Tony

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"At a moonlit Indian ruin where 'thieves of time' ravage sacred ground in the name of profit, a noted anthropologist vanishes while on the verge of making a startling, history-altering discovery. Amid stolen goods and desecrated bones, two corpses are discovered, shot by bullets fitting the gun of the missing scientist.Navajo Tribal Policemen Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee must plunge… Read more
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Hunting Badger

by Hillerman, Tony

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Published
2000
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Harper Collins, NY, 2000. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Three men raid the gambling casino run by the Ute nation and then disappear into the maze of canyons on the Utah-Arizona border. When the FBI focuses on a wounded deputy sheriff as a possible suspect, Navajo Tribal Police Sergeant Jim Chee and retired Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn, launch an investigation of… Read more
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Talking God

by Hillerman, Tony

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Published
1989
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Harper & Row, NY, 1989. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "As Navajo Tribal Police Lt. Joe Leaphorn seeks the identity of a murder victim, Officer Jim is arresting Smithsonian conservator Henry Highhawk for ransacking the sacred bones of his ancestors. As the layers of each case are peeled away, it becomes clear that they are connected, and that Leaphorn… Read more
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The Sinister Pig

by Hillerman. Tony

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2003
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HarperCollins, NY, 2003. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/No jacket. "Sergeant Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police is troubled by the nameless corpse discovered just inside his jurisdiction. More troubling still is the FBI's insistence that the Bureau take over the case, calling the unidentified victim's death a 'hunting accident.' But if a hunter was involved, Chee knows the… Read more
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The Pilgrim of Hate: The Tenth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael

by Peters, Ellis

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1984
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William Morrow and Company, NY, 1984. Hardcover. Fine/No jacket. "In the year of our Lord 1141, civil war over England's throne leaves a legacy of violence - and the murder of a knight dear to Brother Cadfael. And with gentle bud-strewn May, a flood of pilgrims comes to the celebration of Saint Winifred at the Abbey of Saint… Read more
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Crime and Mr. Campion

by Allingham, Margery

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1937?
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Doubleday & Company, NY, 1937?. Hardcover. Near Fine/No jacket. "Margery Allingham was a prolific writer who sold her first story at age eight and published her first novel before turning 20. Allingham went on to become one of the preeminent writers who helped bring the detective story to maturity in the 1920s and 1930s."[Pub. Info] Contents: 'Death of a… Read more
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The Father Brown Omnibus

by Chesterton, G.K.

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Published
1951
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Dodd, Mead & Company , 1951. Hardcover. Fine/No jacket. "Father Brown, one of the most quirky, genial and lovable characters to emerge from English detective fiction. These stories about by G.K. Chesterton's kindly cleric depict an eccentric sleuth. This complete collection of all the Father Brown stories." [Pub. Info] New and Revised Edition.
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The Best of Suspense Ellery Queen

by Gardner, Earl Stanley; Dona Westlake; Ellery Queen et al

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Published
1982
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Galahad Books, NY, 1982. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No jacket. "Standing down near the stream, the roar of the water kept Frank Ames' ears from accurately apprising other sounds, distorting them out of all semblance to reality. The raucous abuse of a mountain jay sounded remarkably like the noise made by a buzz saw ripping through a pine board,… Read more
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Five Times Maigret

by Simenon, Georges

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Published
1964
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Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, NY, 1964. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No jacket. Contents: 'Maigret Right and Wrong'; 'Maigret In Montmartre'; 'Maigret's Mistake'; 'Maigret Has Scruples'; 'Maigret And The Reluctant Witnesses'; Maigret Goes To School'. Very slight fading to cover. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book. STATED 1ST AMERICAN EDITION
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Lord Peter Takes The Case

by Sayers, Dorothy L.

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1989
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Book-of-the-Month Club, NY, 1989. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Four novels featuring Lord Peter Wimsey: 'Clouds of Witness'; 'Unnatural Death'; 'The Five Red Herrings'; and 'The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club'
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The Valley of Fear: A Sherlock Holmes Novel

by Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

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1994
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Book-of-the-Month Club, NY, 1994. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "The Valley of Fear' is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is loosely based on the real-life exploits of the Molly Maguires and Pinkerton agent James McParland. In this tale drawn from the note books of Dr. Watson, the deadly hand of Professor Moriarty once more… Read more
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Victorian Masters of Mystery: From Wilkie Collins to Conan Doyle

by Peterson, Audrey

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Published
1984
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Frederick Ungar Publishing, NY, 1984. Hardcover. Fine/Good. "Briefly traces the origins of the mystery story in England and describes the careers of seven early mystery writers." [Pub. Info] Signs of general wear on dust jacket.
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There Hangs The Knife: A Joanna Stark Mystery

by Muller, Marcia

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Published
1988
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St. Martin's Press, NY, 1988. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. "Joanna Stark can't seem to forgive and forget: what happened twenty years ago still plagues her. She knows the only way it can be resolved is if she gets her revenge. So she devises an intricately plotted plan to entrap and expose Anthony Parducci, an art… Read more
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At Risk

by Cornwell, Patricia

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2006
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G. P. Putnam's Sons, NY , 2006. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "The district attorney, is planning to run for governor, and looking for a way to employ cutting-edge DNA technology as a showcase. She's planning to use a new crime initiative called 'At Risk'. In particular, she's been looking for a way to employ cutting-edge DNA technology, and she thinks… Read more
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The Red Scream: A Novel of Suspense

by Walker, Mary Willis

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Published
1994
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Doubleday, NY, 1994. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. "Texas-based crime reporter Molly Cates has just published her first book, describing the blood-curdling exploits of serial killer Louie Bronk. Now on death row, Louie's sentence is about to be carried out. Molly will be there as a witness, and she wants to write about it--the final coda… Read more
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Cavalier In White: A Joanna Stark Mystery

by Muller, Marcia

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Published
1986
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St. Martin's Press, NY, 1986. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "A Frans Hals painting 'The Cavalier in White', is stolen from the M.H. de Young Museum, and the strange circumstances surrounding its disappearance prompt Joanna Stark to investigate the theft. Her investigation takes her from the hushed corridors of the de Young to a seedy waterfront tavern; from a Seacliff mansion to… Read more
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Murder at the Museum of Natural History: A Bill Donovan Mystery

by Jahn, Michael

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1994
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St. Martin's Press, NY, 1994. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "When the host of a long-awaited archaeological exhibit is murdered on the exhibit's opening night at Manhattan's American Museum of Natural History, Bill Donovan must scour the museum's famous 'Hall of the Dinosaurs' to find the killer. He tracks a murderer who steals a priceless one thousand year-old dagger -… Read more
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