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The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
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The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

By Doyle, Arthur Conan

London: Book Club Associates. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1980. Reprint; Second Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Slight grime to top edge of reading block. ; BCA CN 9244. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. DJ design by Leigh Taylor. ; 264 pages; Twelve cases of the Victorian detective as recorded by the faithful Dr. Watson. With and introduction by C P Snow. .

$13.74

Deadly Decisions
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Deadly Decisions

By Reichs, Kathy

London: Arrow Books. Very Good. 2001. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover design by M Mascaro. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Temperance Brennan Series; Vol. 3; 416 pages; A nine-year-old girl is killed in biker gang crossfire on her way to ballet class. Dr Temperance Brennan knows she shouldn't let emotion get in the way of her role as a scientist, but when the body of the little girl is wheeled into the morgue she cannot help but react. And when an exhumation reveals the bones of yet another innocent in a hidden grave close to a biker gang headquarters, Tempe begins a lone and risky investigation into the lawless underworld of organised crime. .

$6.07

Shakespearean Whodunnits
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Shakespearean Whodunnits

By Ashley, Mike

London: Robinson. Very Good. 1997. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Light reading and cover creases, some shelf wear, light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover design by Senate. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 432 pages; A collection of murder mystery short stories based on the plays of William Shakespeare. .

$13.74

Alias Grace
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Alias Grace

By Atwood, Margaret

London: Bloomsbury Publishing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1996. First British Edition; Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Light shelf to unclipped DJ with tiny ding to spine, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Fourth impression of first UK edition. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork Head of a girl in a green dress by Dante Gabriel Rosetti. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 480 pages; Fictionalised account regarding an actual case from the 19th century. Young housemaid Grace Marks was charged and convicted of the murder of her employer, Thomas Kinnear, and his housekeeper, Nancy Mongomery. Years later, Dr Simon Jordan, an up-and-coming expert in the new field of psychology listens as she tells the story of her life. .

$30.67

Snapshot
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Snapshot

By Barnes, Linda

London: Coronet Books. Very Good. 1994. Reprint; Second Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, light shelf and edge wear. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo uncredited. ; The Carlotta Carlyle Mysteries; Vol. 5; 336 pages; Carlotta Carlyle's garbage had been stolen. Two full wheelie-bins jammed into the trunk of a midnight raiding Pontiac Firebird. Which was why she didn't throw away the snapshot of the new-born baby. No accompanying letter, nothing on the back, posted from a place where she knew nobody. The next week, a second photo of a one-year-old. The third, fourth, fifth. More photos of the same little girl. Only after the sixth did she get the call from the psychiatrist. One of his patients, the mother of a six-year-old who had died in a prestigious Boston hospital of an illness with a 95% survival rate wanted an investigation... .

$5.43

Steel Guitar
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Steel Guitar

By Barnes, Linda

London: Coronet Books. Very Good. 1993. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading creases, possible remainder line to base of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo uncredited. ; The Carlotta Carlyle Mysteries; Vol. 4; 272 pages; Dee Willis is a blues singer whose latest album went double-platinum. She's a hot property surrounded by a growing coterie of execs, minders, managers, and hangers-on. But Dee and Carlotta go way back. Back to college days, playing and singing together, sharing friends and laughter. Until they shared one friend too many and Dee left town with Carlotta's newly ex husband. Now Dee is back - and in trouble. A missing mutual friend, a blackmail letter, and a dead bass player in her bed. Time for Carlotta to investigate all their yesterdays and discover that old hurts are just waiting to be reopened... .

$5.43

A Noble Radiance
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A Noble Radiance

By Leon, Donna

London: Arrow Books. Very Good+. 1999. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading and cover creases, number 10 partially obscurred with red ink at base of page. ; Nice tight, flat copy, no names inside. Cover photo by Ernst Haas. ; The Commissario Brunetti Series; Vol. 7; 304 pages; In a small village at the foot of the Italian Dolomites, the gardens of a deserted farmhouse have lain untouched for decades. But the new owner, keen for renovations to begin, is summoned urgently to the house when his workmen disturb a macabre grave. Wild animals have done their grisly work and the human corpse is badly decomposed. Then a valuable signet ring is found close by, providing the first vital clue. It leads Commissario Guido Brunetti right to the heart of aristocratic Venice, to a family still grieving for its abducted son... .

$4.47

Destination Unknown
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Destination Unknown

By Christie, Agatha

London: The Book Club. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1955. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Some shelf wear and tear to unclipped DJ, with some chipping and slight loss at lightly bumped corners, fly shadows to endpapers, light foxing to edges of reading block. ; Green cloth boards with black lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; 192 pages; An Englishwoman, Hilary Craven, planning suicide in a Moroccan hotel is asked by British secret agent to undertake a dangerous mission as an alternative to taking an overdose of sleeping pills. The task, which she accepts, is to impersonate the wife of a nuclear scientist who has disappeared and may have defected to the Soviet Union. The wife is under surveilance and has also been tracked to Morocco. Before long Hilary finds herself in a odd group of travellers being transported to a destination unknown. .

$10.87

A Deadly Brew
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A Deadly Brew

By Gregory, Susanna

London: Warner Books. Very Good. 2001. Reprint; Second Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading and cover creases, some foxing to endpapers and edge of reading block. ; Second printing, 2001. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Peter Goodfellow. ; The Matthew Bartholomew Chronicles; Vol. 4; 456 pages; Winter 1353, and when three members of Cambridge University die from drinking poisoned wine Matthew Bartholomew is forced to investigate. .

$7.03

Lady Audley's Secret
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Lady Audley's Secret

By Braddon, Mary Elizabeth

Ware, United Kingdom: Wordsworth Classics. Very Good. 1997. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Minor shelf and edge wear with bum to to of spine, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork detail from Evening (The Ball) by Tissot. ; 368 pages; A murder mystery first published as a magazine serial in 1862. Complete and unabridged. Introduction by Catherine Wells-Cole. .

$6.07

The Deep Blue Goodbye
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The Deep Blue Goodbye

By MacDonald, John D.

London: Ted Smart. Very Good. 2002. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Book Club Edition . Minor reading creases and shelf wear. Some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo courtesy of Stone Getty. ; Crime Masterworks; Vol. 4; 208 pages; The first of the Travis McGee novels. Travis McGee, beach bum and 'salvage expert' (he'll retrieve what you've lost for 50 per cent) , lives on a houseboat in Fort Lauderdale. Instead of taking retirement at sixty, he takes it in chunks as he goes along. If he likes you he'll help you, and he likes Cathy Kerr, who has been robbed of everything but her dignity ... .

$7.66

The Appleby File Detective Stories
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The Appleby File Detective Stories

By Innes, Michael

London: Book Club Associates. Fair with no dust jacket. 1975. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Missing DJ and front endpaper, marker pen initials to inside covers, light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Good reading copy, no names inside. ; 208 pages; Collection of fifteen short stories featuring Sir John Appleby split into two sections - The Appleby File and Appleby's Holidays. .

$9.27

Avenging Angel
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Avenging Angel

By Belbin, David

London: Scholastic Children's Books. Very Good. 1994. Second Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Minor cover creases and edge wear, sunned spine, slight foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Second printing. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover design uncredited. ; Point Crime; 224 pages; When Angelo Coppolo is killed in a hit-and-run accident the police fail to find the culprit. But Angelo's sister, Clare, cannot rest until she finds the truth. Who was the driver of the car? And what is the significance of Angelo's last word - "blaze"? And if she does find the killer can she prove it? .

$3.20

School for Death
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School for Death

By Beere, Peter

London: Scholastic Children's Books. Very Good+. 1993. Fourth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Minor shelf and edge wear, lightly sunned spine. ; Fourth printing. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover design uncredited. ; Point Crime; 160 pages; A teacher has drowned in the lake of a girls' boardsing chool. Was it an accident? Or was it murder? Ali and her friends are determined to find out. But the girls soon find themselves caught in a web of intrigue and mystery. A killer is stalking the corridors of Summervale, and anybody could be the next victim... .

$3.20

Driven to Death
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Driven to Death

By Cassidy, Anne

London: Scholastic Children's Books. Very Good-. 1994. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some shelf and edge wear, sunned spine, slight foxing to edges of reading block. ; Paperback original. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover design uncredited. ; Point Crime; 176 pages; When Laurie Drake is found dead in a beaten-up old car in Epping Forest, her school friends Jessie, Bobby and Dodger are devastated. One year on, Bobby starts receiving anonymous notes. Is there more to Laurie's death than meets the eye? Who was the older man involved with Laurie at the time of her death? Jessie and Bobby must find the truth. And what does Dodger know? .

$3.20

The Smoking Gun
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The Smoking Gun

By Rose, Malcolm

London: Scholastic Children's Books. Very Good+. 1993. First British Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Minor shelf wear, slight foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Paperback original. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover design uncredited. ; Point Crime; 208 pages; When Ros Rabin's grandfather suffers a heart attack on Sports Day, everyone assumes he's died of natural causes. Everyone except Ros's brother David. But then David, too, is found murdered. The "smoking gun" is a lethal poison. What, if anything, does Dearing Scientific Laboratories have to do with it? Ros, and her boyfriend Kevin, have to find out, or ese they might become the next victims... .

$3.20

The World's Most Infamous Murders
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The World's Most Infamous Murders

By Boar, Roger; Blundell, Nigel

London: Chancellor Press. Very Good+. 2002. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names inside, appears unread. ; B&W Photographs; 192 pages; Details of 35 murderers, from Son of Sam to the poisonous tea boy. .

$7.66

Mrs McGinty\'s Dead
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Mrs McGinty's Dead

By Christie, Agatha

London: Fontana. Very Good. 1955. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some cover creases and edge wear, some indents to front endpaper, paper starting to tone. ; Fontana no. 41. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by John Rose. ; 192 pages; Mrs McGinty has been murdered and her lodger has been tried and found guilty. But the arresting officer is not happy with the verdict, so he comes to his old friend Hercule Poirot. .

$23.00

They Came to Baghdad
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They Came to Baghdad

By Christie, Agatha

London: Fontana. Very Good. 1954. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some cover creases and edge wear, small splits at spine extremities, paper starting to tone. ; Fontana no. 15. Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside. Cover artwork by Johnston. ; 192 pages; A secret summit of superpowers is taking place in Baghdad. The main topic the development of an, as yet, unidentified and undescribed secret weapon. Only one man has the proof that can confirm that the weapon exists - a British agent named Carmichael. Into this explosive situations stumbles Victoria Jones, a girl with a yearning for adventure who gets more than she bargains for when a wounded Carmichael dies in her arms in her hotel room. Now, if only she could make sense of his last words. .

$7.66

The Apothecary Rose A Medieval Mystery
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The Apothecary Rose A Medieval Mystery

By Robb, Candace

London: Arrow Books. Very Good-. 1998. Reprint; Sixteenth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading creases, tiny sticker ghost with associated surface tear to front cover, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy. Cover artwork by Maria Macey. ; The Owen Archer Mysteries; Vol. 1; 384 pages; In the year of our Lord, 1363, people are dying mysteriously in the city of York. But there seems to be a common thread, all were treated with herbal remedies dispensed by the Master Apothecary, Nicholas Wilton. To discover the truth Owen Archer is sent in disguise to York by the Lord Chancellor as his secret investigator. .

$4.47

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