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The Sittaford Mystery A Detective Novel
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The Sittaford Mystery A Detective Novel

By Christie, Agatha

London: Collins. Good with no dust jacket; Missing DJ if issued, some shelf wear to boards . with split to spine, dealer inkstamp to inside rear cover, light foxing, a . few pencil marks to inside front cover and endpaper. ; Red cloth boards . with black lettering and decorations to spine. Good reading copy of ths . early printing of a classic Christie.. 1935. Hardcover. Seventh Printing; 252 pages; It all began as a harmless amusement for six people sat around a table in the dark. But the game turned sour. .

$12.43

Death of Yesterday
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Death of Yesterday

By Beaton, M.C.

London: Constable. Very Good-; Some reading and cover creasing. ; Nice tight flat copy no . names or marks inside. Cover design by Stuart Polson.. 2014. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Third Printing; The Hamish Macbeth Series; Vol. 30; 272 pages; When art student Morag Merrilea, home for the summer and working at the Shopmark Fashions factory, complains to Hamish Macbeth that her sketchbook has been stolen, he doesn't think too much of it. After all she had been drinking and can't quite remember what happened and then turns snippy when he tries to ask more questions. But when she then turns up dead, Hamish is forced to investigate a crime where the only witness has just been murdered. ; 9781780331041 .

$5.49

Faceless Killers
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Faceless Killers

By Mankell, Henning

London: Vintage Books. Very Good; Light reading and cover creases with slight shelf wear, some . foxing to edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. . Cover photo by Arcangel. Translated from the original Swedish bySteven T. . Murray.. 2008. Reprint. Paperback. Ninth Printing; The Kurt Wallander Series; Vol. 1; 304 pages; In the early hours of one frozen January morning, Inspector Kurt Wallander responds to what he believes is a routine call out. When he reaches the isolated farmhouse he discovers a bloodbath. An old man has been tortured and beaten to death, his wife lies barely alive beside his shattered body, both victims of a violence beyond reason. The woman supplies Wallander with his only clue: the perpetrators may have been foreign. When this is leaked to the press, it unleashes a tide of racism. ; 9780099535270 .

$5.77

The Children's Book
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The Children's Book

By Byatt, A S

London: Vintage Books. Good+; Some reading and cover creases with slight shelf wear, skewed . concaved spine, some foxing to edges of reading block. ; Good reading . copy, no names inside. Cover photo of dragonfly woman brooch by Rene . Lalique. Heavy book and priced accordingly.. 2010. Reprint. Paperback. Eighth Printing; 624 pages; Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2009. Famous author Olive Wellwood writes a special private book, bound in different colours, for each of her children. In their rambling house near Romney Marsh they play in a story-book world - but their lives, and those of their rich cousins and their friends, the son and daughter of a curator at the new Victoria and Albert Museum, are already inscribed with mystery. Each family carries its own secrets and the halcyon Edwardian summer days belie the dark days ahead where they will be betrayed unintentionally by the adults who love them. ; 9780099535454 .

$5.77

Fleshmarket Close
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Fleshmarket Close

By Rankin, Ian

London: Orion Books. Very Good; Light reading creases to slightly cocked spine. ; Nice tight . copy, no names inside. Heavy book and priced accordingly.. 2005. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Fourth Printing; The Inspector Rebus Series; Vol. 15; 496 pages; Rebus is drawn into the investigation of the murder of an illigal immigrant in an Edinburgh housing scheme. Racist attack or something else entirely as the man was a Kurdish journalist seeking assylum? Meanwhile Siobhan has problems of her own, a teenager has gone missing, the sister of a dead rape victim, and there is the small matter of the two skeletons found under the concrete cellar floor in Fleshmarket Close. ; 0752865633 .

$5.49

Coroner's Pidgin

By Allingham, Margery

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good; Some shelf and edge wear with a crease to rear cover and slight . water stain to front cover. Some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading . block. ; First printing of the 1973 reissue. Nice tight copy, no names . inside. Cover artwork by Minale/Tattersfield/Provinciali.. 1973. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Sixth Printing; The Albert Campion series; Vol. 12; 256 pages; From the moment Albert Campion steps out of his bathroom to discover that Lugg has brought home with him a Dowager Marchioness with a dead body, this wartime whodunnit is a joy and a delight. ; 0140007369 .

$5.49

The Naming Of The Dead
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The Naming Of The Dead

By Rankin, Ian

London: Orion Books. Very Good; Light reading creases to slightly cocked spine, some foxing to . base of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Heavy book and . priced accordingly.. 2005. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Fourth Printing; The Inspector Rebus Series; Vol. 16; 528 pages; A murder has been committed - but as the victim was a rapist, recently released from prison, no one is too concerned about the crime. That is, until Detective Inspector John Rebus and DS Siobhan Clarke uncover evidence that a serial killer is on the loose...; 9780752881638 .

$5.49

Knots And Crosses
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Knots And Crosses

By Rankin, Ian

London: Orion. Very Good+; Minor reading creases and shelf wear. ; Nice tight copy, no . names or marks inside. Cover photo by Corbis. Includes 16 page addenda of . notes including photographs and maps for reading groups. 2008. Reprint. Paperback. Thiry-Fourth Printing; A Rebus Novel; 256 pages; The first Rebus novel. The city of Edinburgh is afraid following the brutal abduction and murder of two young girls. And now a third is missing, presumably gone to the same sad end. Detective Sergeant John Rebus, smoking and drinking too much, his own young daughter spirited away south by his disenchanted wife, is one of many policemen hunting the killer. But it is to Rebus that the messages begin to arrive: knotted string and matchstick crosses - pieces of a puzzle only he can solve. ; 9780752883533 .

$5.77

Saints of the Shadow Bible
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Saints of the Shadow Bible

By Rankin, Ian

London: Orion. Very Good; Minor reading creases and shelf wear, some grime tor rear cover . and front endpaper. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo by . Russel Styles.. 2014. Reprint. Paperback. Third Printing; A Rebus Novel; 400 pages; Rebus is back on the force, albeit with a demotion and a chip on his shoulder. A 30-year-old case is being reopened, and Rebus's team from back then is suspected of foul play. His old colleagues called themselves 'the Saints', and swore a bond on something called 'the Shadow Bible'. But times have changed and were 'the Saints' really sinners? ; 9781409128847 .

$5.77

The Streetbird
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The Streetbird

By Wetering, Janwillem Van De

Amsterdam: W & L Books. Very Good+; Minor shelf wear, some foxing to edges of reading block. ; . Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Cover . photo from the film De Ratelrat.. 1988. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; The Amsterdam Cop Series; Vol. 9; 288 pages; At a crime scene in Amsterdam's red light district De Gier sees something he never expected to see - a vulture. There shouldn't be vultures in Amsterdam, but neither should there be murders. This time the victim is a pimp, unmourned by his ladies, feared by his rivals, and despised by the authorities. ; 9067560952 .

$15.03

The Japanese Corpse
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The Japanese Corpse

By Wetering, Janwillem Van De

Amsterdam: W & L Books. Very Good+; Minor shelf wear, some foxing to edges of reading block. ; . Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Cover . photo from the film De Ratelrat.. 1988. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; The Amsterdam Cop Series; Vol. 5; 288 pages; A waitress in a Japanese restaurant reports that her boyfriend has gone missing. She's afraid that the Yakusa, the Japanese Mafia are to blame as they'd been using him to sell stolen works of Japanese art to European buyers. By the time Grijpstra and De Gier discover his body they've also discovered that the Yakusa are also using the restaurant as a base for smuggling heroin. Having contacted the Japanese authorities De Gier and the Commissaris are off to Japan posing as Dutch merchants wanting a piece of the action. ; 9067560553 .

$6.93

The Corpse On The Dike
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The Corpse On The Dike

By Wetering, Janwillem Van De

Amsterdam: W & L Books. Very Good+; Minor shelf wear, a couple of pages have minor closed edge . tears. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. . Cover photo from the film De Ratelrat.. 1988. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; The Amsterdam Cop Series; Vol. 3; 192 pages; On a routine call to pick up a petty thief who's escaped from jail Grijpstra and De Gier stumble upon a corpse. What's puzzling is not how the man was killed, but why? Wernekink was a quiet, inoffensive man, a recluse living in a house on the dike who appears to have had no enemies or friends... ; 9067560359 .

$6.93

The Maine Massacre
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The Maine Massacre

By Wetering, Janwillem Van De

Amsterdam: W & L Books. Very Good+; Minor shelf wear, some foxing to edges of reading block. ; . Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Cover . photo from the film De Ratelrat.. 1988. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; The Amsterdam Cop Series; Vol. 7; 264 pages; The aging Commissaris has come to a small town on the coast of Maine to help his sister settle her affairs following the death of her husband. To keep an eye on the old man De Gier is also close at hand under the pretext of studying American police methods. But small town America isn't always what it seems... ; 9067560758 .

$8.39

Death Of A Hawker
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Death Of A Hawker

By Wetering, Janwillem Van De

Amsterdam: W & L Books. Very Good+; Minor shelf wear. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks . inside, appears unread. Cover photo from the film De Ratelrat.. 1988. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; The Amsterdam Cop Series; Vol. 4; 192 pages; The usually quiet city of Amsterdam has gone mad. Rioters are on the streets because an old section of the city is going to be redeveloped, and the residents aren't happy. In the midst of the mayhem a woman phones the police to report her brother's death. Someone has to investigate and Grijpstra and De Gier pull the short straw and have to dodge bricks and bottles to get to a quiet house on a canal where a man has been murdered. Lying in his study with his head bashed in, with no sign of what did it and, according to his sister and a friend, in a house that no one could have entered since he was last seen alive...; 9067560456 .

$8.39

Outsider In Amsterdam
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Outsider In Amsterdam

By Wetering, Janwillem Van De

Amsterdam: W & L Books. Very Good+; Minor shelf wear. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks . inside, appears unread. Cover photo from the film De Ratelrat.. 1988. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; The Amsterdam Cop Series; Vol. 1; 262 pages; Piet Verboom ran the Hindist Society, a restaurant-cum-commune on a narrow Amsterdam street. He was found hanging from a beam of his ceiling. Suicide? Or murder? And many more questions will have to be answered before Grijpstra and De Gier arrive at the truth... ; 9067560154 .

$8.39

The Rattle-rat
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The Rattle-rat

By Wetering, Janwillem Van De

Amsterdam: W & L Books. Very Good+; Minor shelf wear, tiny corner crease to rear cover, some . foxing to edges of reading block. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or . marks inside, appears unread. Cover photo from the film adaptation, De . Ratelrat.. 1988. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; The Amsterdam Cop Series; Vol. 10; 288 pages; Douwe Scherjoen was dead, far from his native Freisland, a part of The Netherlands that is like a foreign country to most of the Dutch, with its own distinct language and traditions. But Detective-Adjutant Grijpstra of the Amsterdam Murder Brigade was born of Frisian parents, and feels himself uniquely qualified to invetigate this murder. But while Grijpstra goes round in circles it is Detective Sergeant de Gier who uncovers the clues and the pivotal significance of Eddy, an asthmatic rat. ; 9067561053 .

$15.03

Mystery Mile
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Mystery Mile

By Allingham, Margery

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Ltd. Very Good; Light reading creases and edge wear, some foxing to covers, . endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. . Cover design by Minale/Tattersfield/Provinciali.. 1973. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Second Printing; 224 pages; Albert Campion steps in to protect an American judge from the infamous Simister gang. ; 014000761X .

$4.92

London Fields
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London Fields

By Amis, Martin

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books Ltd. Very Good+; Minor cover creases and shelf wear. ; Nice tight flat copy, no . names or marks inside, appears unread.. 1990. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Eleventh Printing; 480 pages; Black comic murder mystery regarded by many as Amis' weirdest novel. ; 0140115714 .

$5.77

Dupe
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Dupe

By Cody, Liza

London: Arrow Books Ltd. Fair; Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Missing front . endpaper, some reading and cover creasing, slightly concaved spine, some . foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. Cover protected by clear . library sleeve. ; Reading copy only.. 1991. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 256 pages; Winner of the 1980 John Creasy Memorial Award for best first crime novel. When the bereaved parents of Deirdre Jackson demand an explanation of the car crash which killed her, Brierly Security Private Investigator's youngest and least experiences operative, Anna Lee, is assigned the case. But what seems a dead-end task for the frustrated Anna turns out to be anything but... ; 0099821109 .

$4.62

A Whiff Of Death
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A Whiff Of Death

By Asimov, Isaac

London: Sphere Books Limited. Good; Some reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear with splits . to spine extremities, old ink prices to front cover, small sticker tear to . rear cover. ; Reading copy only.. 1970. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 160 pages; A classic locked room murder mystery, set in a laboratory. .

$4.34

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