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A Prayer for the Dying

by Higgins, Jack

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9781453200490
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$10.00

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US Reprint of this novel that became the 1987 movie of the same name starring Mickey Rourke and Bob Hoskins. Originally published in 1973. In fine unread condition.
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Cell

by King, Stephen

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780743292337
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$15.00

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First edition first printing of this stand alone horror novel. Made into the 2016 movie of the same name starring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson. Stephen King wasn't happy with the the ending of the book so he changed it in the movie. In fine / fine condition.
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$15.00
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Everything's Eventual

by King, Stephen

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780743235150
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$15.00

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First edition first printing of this collection of 14 short stories. Collects the story 1408 which has been made into the movie starring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson in 2007. Light edge wear. In near fine / near fine condition.
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$15.00
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Waltz into Darkness

by Irish, William aka Cornell Woolrich

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition later printing
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$15.00

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First edition third printing of this "femme fatal" novel. Made into the French movie Mississippi Mermaid in 1969. No dustjacket. Light edge wear. In very good condition.
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$15.00
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The Making of The X Files: Fight the Future

by Duncan, Jody, and, Chris Carter

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780061073113
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$10.00

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First edition first printing of look into the making of the first feature X Files movie. Light edge wear. Remainder marked otherwise in near fine condition.
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$10.00
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Billion Dollar Brain

by Deighton, Len

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition first printing
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$10.00

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First edition first printing of the fourth novel in the Harry Palmer series. No dustjacket. In very good condition.
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$10.00
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Agatha

by Tynan, Kathleen

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780345277183
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$20.00

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First edition first printing of a story that tries to unfold the mysterious temporary disappearance of the great Agatha Christie. Made into the 1979 movie of the same name staring Dustin Hoffman, Vanessa Redgrave and Timothy Dalton. The book is price clipped, otherwise in near fine / near fine condition.
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$20.00
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The Deep

by Benchley, Peter

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First UK edition first printing
ISBN
9780233967936
Item Price
$20.00

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First UK edition first printing of the second fictional novel by this author. In fine / fine condition.
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$20.00
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The Death and Life of Bobby Z

by Winslow, Don

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780712677547
Item Price
$30.00

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First edition first printing a tradepaper with french flaps. SIGNED on the title page by Don at the 2006 Madison Bouchercon. The UK version was released on March 6 1997 while the US hardcover version was released on May 1st 1997 making the UK the true first. Became the movie Bobby Z in 2007 starring Paul Walker and Laurence Fishburne.… Read more
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$30.00
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The Terminal Man ( Playboy March, April, May 1972 )

by Crichton, Michael

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition first printing
Item Price
$40.00

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First edition first printing of this thriller novel. Published here starting in March 1972 and not published in hardcover on April 12th 1972. In 1974 became the movie of the same name starring George Segal. May 1972 has a one inch split at the head of the spine. March and April have light edge wear. May is in good condition.… Read more
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$40.00
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Rush

by Wozencraft, Kim

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780394576718
Item Price
$12.00

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First edition first printing of the first novel by this author. Made into the 1991 movie of the same name starring Jason Patric and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Light tanning to the edges of the pages. In very good / near fine condition.
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$12.00
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Dealing: Or the Berkeley to Boston Forty Brick Lost Bag Blues ( Playboy December 1970, Playboy January 1971, Playboy February 1971 )

by Douglas, Michael aka Michael Crichton & Douglas Crichton

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1970
Condition
Good
Edition
First Appearance
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$50.00

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First appearance first printing of this novel. Serialized over three parts. Later in 1971 it was published in hardcover. Made into the 1972 of the same name starring Howard Gardner, Robert F. Lyons and John Lithgow. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the covers. In good condition.
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Sinister Errand aka Sinister Murders aka Dipomatic Courier

by Cheyney, Peter

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First US edition first printing
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$40.00

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First US edition first printing of the first novel in the Michael Kells series. Republished in 1957 under the title Sinister Murders. Made into the movie Diplomatic Courier in 1952 starring Tyrone Power as Michael Kells and Patricia Neal as Joan Ross. The head of the dustjacket's spine is missing a 1/4 inch of paper. Light spine fading to the… Read more
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Freeway

by Barkley, Deanne

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9780025072107
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$20.00

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First edition first printing of this author's first novel that became the movie of the same name in 1988 starring James Russo and Darlanne Fluegel about a sniper loose in Los Angeles. Often confused with the 1996 movie Freeway starring Kiefer Sutherland and Reese Witherspoon about a juvenile delinquent being hounded by a sexual predator. Light edge wear. Price clipped… Read more
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The Death Kiss

by St. Dennis, Madelon

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1932
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition first printing
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$20.00

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First edition first printing of this murder mystery novel. Made into the 1932 movie of the same name starring Bela Lugosi. No dustjacket. Light edge wear to the boards. In very good condition.
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$20.00
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The Sealed Verdict # 357

by Shapiro, Lionel

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1948
Condition
Fair/Poor
Edition
First paperback edition first printing
Item Price
$8.00

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First paperback edition first printing # 357 of this novel that became of the 1948 movie of the same name starring Ray Milland and Florence Marly. Edge worn. There is a 1/2 inch tear to the head of the spine, front corner. In fair condition.
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$8.00
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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

by Larsson, Stieg

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
2009
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
ISBN
9781906694166
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$20.00

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First edition first printing of the third novel in the Millennium series. There is a 1/2 inch closed tear to the head of the spine. In near fine / good unread condition.
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Tip on a Dead Jockey and Other Stories # S1453

by Shaw, Irwin

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First paperback edition first printing
Item Price
$8.00

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First paperback edition first printing # S1453 of this collection of short stories. Has movie tie in cover starring Robert Taylor and Dorothy Malone in 1957. All the stories here were published earlier in various magazines. Light edge wear. In very good condition.
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$8.00
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The Isotope Man

by Maine, Charles Eric

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition later printing
Item Price
$15.00

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First US edition later printing of the first novel in the Mike Delaney series. Was made into a 1953 television movie called Time Slip. Then in 1955 it was made into the movie Timeslip in the UK and The Atomic Man in the US starring Gene Nelson. Charles Eric Maine wrote the screenplay and then in 1957 converted it over… Read more
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Kitten With a Whip # S845

by Miller, Wade aka Robert Wade and Bill Miller

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Scene of the Crime Books, IOBA
Published
1959
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition first printing
Item Price
$50.00

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First edition first printing # s845 of this stand alone crime novel. SIGNED by Bob Wade aka Wade Miller on the title page. Made into the 1964 movie starring Ann-Margaret. Light edge wear. In near fine condition.
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$50.00