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STRIP TEASE

by Hiaasen, Carl

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Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780679419815
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$13.00

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New York: Knopf, 1993. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The fifth of sixteen crime -thriller novels by one of America's top satirists and humorists, "Strip Tease" features Florida Congressman David Dilbeck, exotic dancer Erin Grant, and assorted blackmailers, and political wheeler-dealers. Dilbeck is trying to avoid an election year scandal brought on by his loss of control around "naked… Read more
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P.D. JAMES: THREE COMPLETE NOVELS

by P.D. James (Phyllis Dorothy)

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H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus.
ISBN
9780517641118
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$21.00

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New York: Avenel Books, 1987. First Edition Thus. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. An omnibus edition collecting three of James' first four novels ("Cover Her Face," (1962), "A Mind To Murder," (1963), and "Shroud for a Nightingale," (1971), with an introduction by the author. First printing, first American edition. About 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches, 760 pages… Read more
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THE LAST TRIAL

by Turow, Scott

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Published
2020
Condition
Fine
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$14.00

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New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2020. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The 12th legal thriller from Turow, a current master of the genre, features 85-year-old Sandy Stern, a brilliant defense lawyer with failing health and about to retire, and his old friend, Dr. Kiril Pafko, Nobel Prize winner in Medicine now charged with insider trading and murder. First edition, first printing… Read more
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OUT OF SIGHT

by Leonard, Elmore

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Published
1996
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780385308489
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$13.00

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New York: Delacorte Press, 1996. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The 34th of suspense-thriller mastercraftsman Leonard's forty-some novels features Deputy U.S. Marshall Karen Sisco and celebrity convict Jack Foley, who meet during a prison break in Florida. Sisco becomes part of the ensuing manhunt for Foley, who is planning a major robbery in Detroit, and both race toward a reunion… Read more
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ONE BY ONE

by Ware, Ruth

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Published
2020
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Very Good
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$15.00

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New York: Scout Press/Simon & Schuster, 2020. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. The sixth psychological suspense-thriller from the British author currently being compared to the legendary Agatha Christie features a winter storm and avalanche in the French Alps that traps the corporate brass of a new tech start-up while they try to decide on a buy-out offer. And then… Read more
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MURDER & OTHER ACTS OF LITERATURE

by Slung, Michele, Editor

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H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
1997
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
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$14.00

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New York: Book Of The Month Club, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. A selection of two dozen short stories about murder and crime by mainstream writers including Alcott, Allende, Cheever, Dinesen, Gilbert, Gordimer, Kipling, Milne, Theroux, Thurber, Walker, Waugh, and Wharton; collected and edited for, and published by, Book-Of-The-Month-Club; boards and text are… Read more
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THE LOCKED ROOM

by Sjowall, Maj & Wahloo, Per

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H.W. Gumaer, Bookseller
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine to Fine
Edition
First Printing, First Edition Thus.
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$9.75

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New York: Vintage Books, 1980. First Printing, First Edition Thus. . Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine to Fine. Vintage V-274: The eighth novel in this award-winning husband and wife's mystery-thriller series that led the way for the many bestselling Scandanavian crime-thriller novels today. Police Inspector Martin Beck is faced with the murder of a retired longshoreman in a… Read more
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WELL BRED AND DEAD

by O'Connell, Catherine

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Published
2007
Condition
About Very Good
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$15.00

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New York: HarperCollins, 2007. Trade Paperback. About Very Good. O'Connell's debut mystery features newly widowed and close-to-broke Pauline Cook, who's just discovered the body of her friend, Ethan Campbell, a writer who chronicled the lives and loves of the elegant ladies of Chicago's Gold Coast. Apparently a suicide and without relatives, Ethan has left his bills and body… Read more
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THE STATEMENT

by Moore, Brian

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Published
1996
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780525941286
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$21.00

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New York: Dutton/Penguin, 1996. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. This late novel from the highly-acclaimed Northern Irish-Canadian Moore features Pierre Brossard, who, during World War II massacred 14 Jews in Vichy France, and who, with the end of the war, became a fugitive, sentenced to death in absentia. Protected by friends in high offices in the French government and the Church,… Read more
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SINS OF THE FLESH

by McCullough, Colleen

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Published
2013
Condition
Fine
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$21.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2013. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. McCullough is best known for her legendary bestselling, "The Thorn Birds," or perhaps her series of historical novels, "Masters of Rome," but she also wrote a series of mystery-thrillers featuring a police officer, Carmine Delmonico, and set in a college town in Connecticut. "Sins of the Flesh" is the… Read more
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TURN OF MIND

by LaPlante, Alice

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Published
2011
Condition
Very Good
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$18.00

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New York: Grove/Atlantic, 2011. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. The award-winning LaPlante has written a stunning literary thriller. It is narrated by Dr. Jennifer White, a retired orthopedic surgeon in the early stages of dementia, who police believe, has murdered her longtime friend and cut off her fingers. Dr. White can't remember and must try to pull together the… Read more
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KISS

by McBain, Ed (Evan Hunter)

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780688102203
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$21.00

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New York: William Morrow & Co., 1992. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The 44th novel in the award-winning McBain's 87th Precinct series, which set the standard for police procedural mystery novels. "Kiss" features Emma Bowles, wife of a successful businessman, who, after two near-fatal accidents, believes someone is trying to kill her even though her husband has hired her a bodyguard.… Read more
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BATS FLY AT DUSK

by Fair, A. A. (Erle Stanley Gardner)

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Published
1942
Condition
Good Plus to Very Good
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$10.50

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New York: Dell, 1942. Mass Market Paperback. Good Plus to Very Good. Vintage Paperback -- Dell 0476: This is the seventh novel in Erle Stanley Gardner's mystery/detective series featuring the private detective firm of Bertha Cool, a very stout, sixtyish woman whose focus is mainly on the money, and Donald Lam, who, at 5'6,'' uses his brains to… Read more
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SEVEN STEPS EAST

by Benson, Ben

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Published
1959
Condition
Very Good
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New York: Mill & Morrow, 1959. Hardcover. Very Good. A late mystery by Benson, a police procedural featuring Massachusetts state trooper Ralph Lindsey, on temporary duty as an instructor at the State Police Academy in Framingham. Lindsey re-establishes contact with an old friend now a recruit at the academy, who suddenly disappears and is then found murdered. Lindsey… Read more
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THE HARDER THEY COME

by Boyle, T. C.

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Published
2015
Condition
Near Fine
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$12.50

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New York: HarperCollins, 2015. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The award-winning Boyle's 15th novel is loosely based on a California man who touched off a massive, 36-day manhunt after murdering two people in 2011. The novel revolves around Adam Stenson, a paranoid shizophrenic spiraling out of control and into increasingly violent confrontations, Sara, his much older lover who is… Read more
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SMALL TOWN

by Block, Lawrence

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Published
2003
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780060011901
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$19.75

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New York: William Morrow/HarperCollins, 2003. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Only the 10th stand-alone novel among the almost 200 books mystery master-craftsman Block can take credit for. "Small Town" is a large story set in New York City with a diverse set of characters targeted by a vicious serial killer. A writer on the edge of a breakthrough, an ex-police commissioner… Read more
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DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

by Leon, Donna

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Published
2011
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2011. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The 20th book in Leon's long-runnning mystery series featuring Venice, Italy's Commissario Guido Brunetti. Called away from dinner to investigate the death of a widow. Brunetti, seeing some evidience of a struggle, is disatisfied with the medical examiner's ruling of a heart… Read more
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THE BETTER SISTER

by Burke, Alafair

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Published
2019
Condition
Fine
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$30.00

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New York: HarperCollins, 2019. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. The Better Sister" is the 14th novel -- the sixth stand-alone -- by the bestselling Burke, the daughter of mystery-thriller master craftsman, James Lee Burke. This is the story of the two Taylor sisters --Nicky, married to promising Cleveland attorney, Adam MacIntosh, with a son, Ethan, and Chloe, an Ivy League… Read more
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NORTH OF NOWHERE

by Hamilton, Steve

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Published
2002
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780312268978
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$14.00

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2002. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The fourth novel in the award-winning Hamilton's mystery series featuring private detective Alex McKnight. Based in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, on the eve of McKnight's 49th birthday, depressed over his failed marriage, failed baseball and law enforcement careers, McKnight agrees to go to a poker game at a posh… Read more
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HERE WE COME A-WASSAILING

by Perry, Thomas

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Published
2019
Condition
Fine
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New York: The Mysterious Bookshop, 2019. Original Paper Wraps. Fine. During the December holidays in 1993, Otto Penzler's The Mysterious Bookshop on Warren Street in NYC commissioned a short story from the late mystery writer Donald E. Westlake. The only conditions were that the story was set at Christmas time and that at least part of the story… Read more
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