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The Fifth Hostage

By Strong, Terence

Bath: Chiver's Press, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. First Hardback Edition. Orig. green cloth, 352pp. Bumping on spine head but o/w very good in d/w. "...A Briton is being held in Teheran, and the secret information he holds has catastrophic implications. The nation's most wanted man - and his devastatingly beautiful girlfriend - must be rescued at all costs.

$21.57

The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu

By Rohmer, Sax

London: Tom Stacey, 1972. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Orig. black cloth, 252pp. Light bruising on spine, o/w fine in d/w. Light sunning on inner flaps but o/w a wonderful reprint of this famous occult thriller.

$23.01

Silence Observed

By Innes, Michael

London: Victor Gollancz, 1976. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 16mo. Orig. red cloth, 192pp. Light rubbing on spine, o/w about fine in d/w. Jacket chipped at foot of spine and small soil on upper cover, o/w very good. Re-issue of Michael Innes famous detective novel.

$17.98

The Valentine Victim
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The Valentine Victim

By McLeish, Dougal

Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1969. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. First printing stated. Full green cloth, gold lettering. Top edge red. 201 pp. Slight fading to top and tail edges, small spot of wear to tail edge of front board. Dust jacket lightly worn and bumped to extremities, a few short tears, creasing to joints. It all started on a snowy February evening when Lori Weston stopped off at the police station on her way to a Valentine party. Her stepdaughters had been frightened by a man who followed them home and lurked outside the house. She had hardly left the station when the call came. Murder is no respecter of Valentine festivities. Aileen Weston had been shot to death in teh hall of her father's house and her sister Ann had narrowly escaped the same fate...can the inspector find the answers to the questions of motive and association in time to prevent the other murder that would complete the killer's design?

$35.95

The Egyptian Cat Mystery
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The Egyptian Cat Mystery

By Blaine, John

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1961. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo. A Rick Brant Science Adventure. Original red cloth. Top edge red. Pictorial endpapers. 182 pp. B&W frontis + illustrations in-text. Light rubbing to spine ends and edges. Very small damp stain to tail edge of text block. Dust jacket is bumped and worn at extremities, tear to head of front joint and short tear to foot of front cover, some damp staining to foot. In Chicago, a man speaks into the telephone: "The cat is ready!" With these four words a chain of harrowing events is set into motion which involves Rick Brant and his pal Don Scott in ten days of danger, intrigue and suspense.

$23.01

The Case of the Moth-Eaten Mink
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The Case of the Moth-Eaten Mink

By Gardner, Earle Stanley

New York: Walter J. Black, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. Orig. grey cloth, 191pp. Light staining to fore-edge, name on ff/ endpaper, spine darkened and a bit cocked with bump at head, some light damp stains on boards o/w very good with Black stamp on spine but in Grosset & Dunlap d/w. Jacket worn and creased, some tears to extremities and spine. "Watch the Old Master give a Murder a new twist...

$21.57

The College League Mystery
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The College League Mystery

By Cooper, John R.

New York: Books Inc, 1953. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo. Mel Martin Baseball Stories. Original aqua cloth boards. 191 p.p. Age toning to pages. Light bumping and rubbing to spine ends and corners. Slight damp staining to top edge. Short tear to head of p. 31. Dust jacket worn and chipped at edges, short tear to foot of rear cover. Here is a bases-loaded story of college life packed with .400-hitting drama and excitement on every page. And to top it off, Mel Martin provides a grand-slam solution to a baffling mystery.

$14.38

In the Shadow of The Wind
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In the Shadow of The Wind

By Hebert, Anne; Fischman, Sheila [translator]

Don Millls, Ontario: Stoddart, 1983. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Brown cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. 184 p.p. Some light wear to spine ends, corners, tail edge, and rear board. Light foxing to edges of text block. Dust jacket has a few stains and spots of light soiling, some bumping to spine ends. With an intense and brooding style that prompted comparisons to Bronte's Wuthering Heights, In the Shadow of the Wind was a runaway betseller in Quebec and also in France, where it won the Prix Femina for 1982.

$21.57

Elephants Can Remember
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Elephants Can Remember

By Christie, Agatha

London: The Crime Club, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Orig. red cloth, 256pp. Light bruising to spine, o/w near fine in a near fine but clipped d/w. The last novel to feature her detective hero, Hercule Poirot.

$18.69

The Mystery of Eagle Lake
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The Mystery of Eagle Lake

By Wyman, L.P.

Akron, Ohio: The Saalfied Publishing Company, 1931. Hardcover. 8vo. Eagle Lake Series, Book 2. Orig. green 243pp. Frontispiece. Pages browned, boards slightly bowed with light wear to edges and spine head, o/w very good in good but chipped d/w, loss to jacket spine and edges, a tape repair to inner jacket cover. "At the camp the boys see ghostly pictures of huge animals appearing over the water, and her the same weird cries that frightened the superstitious Canuck workmen.

$17.98

The Legacy Lenders
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The Legacy Lenders

By Masur, Harold Q.

New York: Random House, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Orig. grey cloth, dollar sign stamped on lower front cover with gilt title on spine. 183pp. Light yellowing to endpapers; cloth a bit soiled and rubbed, light bruising to spine o/w very good in a very good but clipped d/w. A legal thriller 'starring Attorney Scott Jordan in a baffling case of money and murder.'.

$21.57

The Lunatic Fringe
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The Lunatic Fringe

By DeaAndres, William L.

New York: M. Evans Company Inc, 1980. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Original cloth-backed boards. 287pp. Signed on half-title with inscription from author. A small bruise to spine head, o/w fine in a fine d/w. "A novel wherein Theodore Roosevelt Meets the Pink Angel.

$25.17

Mystery House
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Mystery House

By Booker, Jean

Toronto: Overlea House, 1987. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED by author to title page. Original blue cloth. 144 p.p. Bruised at spine head, else fine.

$17.98

The List of Adrian Messenger
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The List of Adrian Messenger

By MacDonald, Philip

Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, 1959. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Crime Club. Black cloth boards, red lettering to spine. 224 p.p. Top edge orange. Dust jacket is price clipped, worn and bumped at extremities, some chafing to covers and creasing to top edge of front cover, small chips and short tears to spine head.

$35.95

Quokka Island
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Quokka Island

By Rees, Leslie

London: Collins, 1957. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Horowicz, Arthur. 12mo. Original red cloth. B&W map endpapers. 254 p.p. B&W illustrations. Slight bumping to spine ends. Dust jacket is worn at edges, a few short tears to joints (repaired with tape to reverse), a few small chips. Quokka Island lay a mile or more off the coast of Australia, and to Jim, believing the sole inhabitant to be the friendly old Walter, it sounded an ideal place for a camping holiday with his friends Jack and Rick. But from the moment they go ashore they gind themselves involved in hazardous adventures The wild undergrowth, steep cliffs, and mysterious caves hold a sinister secret, and the boys have to face many dangers before the truth is discovered and the criminals unmasked.

$21.57

Angel Eyes: An Amos Walker Mystery
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Angel Eyes: An Amos Walker Mystery

By Estleman, Loren D.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1981. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. SIGNED with inscription by author to ffep. First edition. Author's second book. Original black cloth, silver lettering. 203 p.p. Spine slightly tilted. Dust jacket has some light chafing to joints and extremities, bumping to spine ends, small chip to spine head. Amos Walker is hired by a beautiful nightclub dancer whose diamond ring leads to an ex-con who is now the powerful head of the United Steelhaulers Union. The tangle takes us from Detroit's glittering Renaissance Center to the seamier side of the city, to a missing judge, jealous mistress, and vengeful son. It is a trail littered with bodies, a wild ride through a tough world that leaves terror in its wake.

$57.52

Undermajordomo Minor
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Undermajordomo Minor

By DeWitt, Patrick

Toronto: Anansi, 2015. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED by author to title page. Full number line. Black paper boards. Patterned endpapers. 339 p.p. Near fine condition. Undermajordomo Minor is a triumphant ink-black comedy of manners by the Governor General's Award Winning author of The Sisters Brothers. It is an adventure, a mystery, and a searing portrayal of Alpine bad behaviour, but above all it is a love story.

$32.36

Give the Boys a Great Big Hand: An Inner Sanctum 87th Precint Mystery
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Give the Boys a Great Big Hand: An Inner Sanctum 87th Precint Mystery

By McBain, Ed

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Second Printing. Orig. black cloth, 218pp. Bookplate on ff/ endpaper, pages lightly browned. Wear to edges and corners with some bruising to spine ends, o/w very good in a scarce d/w, lightly soiled and cilpped at front inner flap. "...When the break finally came, and several clues turned up t once, they neatly contradicted each other. It was the toughest case the 87th Precinct detectives.

$53.93

Always Tip the Dealer
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Always Tip the Dealer

By Ross, Gary

Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1981. Hardcover. As New/Very Good +. 8vo. Hardcover. 8vo. 322 pp. Cover: Half-bound blue on beige boards with white lettering on spine. Jacket: Small chip on bottom of spine and slight fading, due to time, else in very good condition. A very good copy.

$17.98

Adventures in Murder, Undertaken By Some Notorious Killers in Love
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Adventures in Murder, Undertaken By Some Notorious Killers in Love

By Gribble, Leonard

New York: Roy Publishers Inc. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. Thrilling dramas of passion and violence that made headlines throughout the world and became outstanding in the annals of crime. [N.d., ca. 1955]. Black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. 192 p.p., [7] plates B&W photos. With 25 illustrations. Some damp staining to to boards. Foxing to edges of text block, endpapers, and sporadically throughout the text. Dust jacket is price clipped, sunned at spine, worn at extremities, a few short tears and small chips, small perforation to spine, spot of wear to front cover. In this latest volume of true crime stories, Mr. Gribble has presented twenty cases of murder in which a grim adventure culminates in violence.

$25.17

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