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The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon

by Dashiell Hammett

The Maltese Falcon, author Dashiell Hammett’s
third novel, set the standard by which all subsequent detective fiction would
be judged. Set in San Francisco in the late 1920s, the novel introduces us to
private detective Sam Spade, who characterizes the archetype of the hard-boiled
detective in his dead-pan pursuit of the recovery of a black figurine. Having
worked for a time for the Pinkerton Detective Agency in San Francisco, Hammett
reportedly drew upon his years as a detective in creating Spade and... Read more
Die Trying

Die Trying

by Lee Child

When a woman is kidnapped, Jack Reacher's in the wrong place at the wrong time. He's kidnapped with her. Now he has to save them both.
Big City Bad Blood

Big City Bad Blood

by Sean Chercover

A disillusioned newspaper reporter turned private detective, Ray Dudgeon isn't trying to save the world. He just wants to do an honest job, and do it well. But when doing an honest job threatens society's most powerful and corrupt, Ray's odds for survival make for a sucker's bet. . . .While working on a movie in Chicago, Hollywood locations manager Bob Loniski saw something he shouldn't have. Now he's a prosecution witness against a suspected member of the Chicago Outfit. Petrified, he comes to Ray for... Read more
The Dream Of Scipio

The Dream Of Scipio

by Iain Pears

In The Dream of Scipio, "Pears's finest book yet" (The Boston Globe), the acclaimed author of An Instance of the Fingerpost intertwines three intellectual mysteries, three love stories—and three of the darkest moments in human history. United by a classical text called "The Dream of Scipio," three men struggle to find refuge for their hearts and minds from the madness that surrounds them...in the final days of the Roman Empire, in the grim years of the Black Death, and in the direst hours of World War II.
Saw Red

Saw Red

by Bob Truluck

The Big Nowhere

The Big Nowhere

by James Ellroy

Danger Zone and Other Stories

Danger Zone and Other Stories

by Erle Stanley Gardner

Black Cherry Blues

Black Cherry Blues

by James Lee Burke

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Byline

by Spillane Mickey

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Kill and Desire

by Stephen As Duke Linton Frances

Hard Boiled Books & Ephemera

Hardboiled Magazine

Hardboiled Magazine

by Anthology Spillane, Mickey, Edward Hoch, Gary Lovisi Et Al

Saw Red

Saw Red

by Truluck, Bob

Tucson, AZ: Dennis McMillan, 2008. 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. 8vo., 220pp. Beautiful Unread First Limited Edition. One of 156 lettered copies published, this being letter T. Bound in original publisher's 1/4 leather over handmade paper covered boards. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear with equally attractive unclipped dust jacket and publisher's slipcase. Signed by the author on the limitation page. All components are As New. A gorgeous... Read more
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$75.00
Branded Woman (Hard Case Crime #11)

Branded Woman (Hard Case Crime #11)

by Miller, Wade

New York: Hard Case Crime, 2005. 1st prtg of this re-issue. Originally published in 1952. Miller was also the author of "Touch of Evil".. 1st Prtg. Mass Market Paperback. Fine. Illus. by Orbik, Glen.
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$7.20
The Men in Her Death

The Men in Her Death

by Marlowe, Piers aka Leonard Gribble

First edition first printing of the second novel in the Superintendent Frank Drury series. There are two 1/4 inch closed tears to the top edge of the dustjacket. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket's rear panel. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition.
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$35.00
Bloodwater

Bloodwater

by Crowe, John aka Dennis Lynds

First edition first printing of the second novel in the Buena Costa County series. Light edge wear. There is a one inch closed tear to the top edge of the dustjacket's front panel. On the first free end page there is a stain from a earlier price sticker. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in very good / very good condition.
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$10.00
Print the Legend

Print the Legend

by McDonald, Craig

First edition first printing of the eighth novel in the Hector Lassiter series. There is a light crease to the top corner to the dustjacket's summary panel. In fine / near fine condition.
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$15.00
An Infinite Number of Monkeys

An Infinite Number of Monkeys

by Roberts, Les

First edition first printing of the first novel by this author and in the Saxon series. In near fine / near fine condition.
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$10.00
Payback

Payback

by Nicol, Mike

First UK edition first printing of the first novel in the Revenge Trilogy featuring Mace and Pylon. In fine unread condition.
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$10.00
Flameout

Flameout

by Peel, Colin D

First US edition first printing of this stand alone spy thriller. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in near fine / near fine condition.
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$15.00
Baby Shark

Baby Shark

by Fate, Robert

Advance Reader's Copy of the first novel in the Kristin Van Dijk series. Inscribed by the author on the title page. It says "Don & Jennifer Best Wishes, Robert Fate." In fine condition.
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$15.00
DeKok and Variations on Murder

DeKok and Variations on Murder

by Baantjer, A C

First English translation edition first printing of the twenty first novel in the Jurrian De Cock (Dekok in the US) series. In fine unread condition.
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$10.00
A Question of Blood

A Question of Blood

by Rankin, Ian

First edition first printing of the fourteenth novel in the John Rebus series. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Light edge wear. In near fine / near fine condition.
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$20.00
Lawdogs Bite

Lawdogs Bite

by Cody, Stetson

First edition first printing of this Cactus Jim Clancy U.S. Marshall western / thriller. Light edge wear. Heavily tanned pages. In very good / very good condition.
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$50.00
Day of Fear

Day of Fear

by Creasey, John aka Gordon Ashe

First US edition first printing of the thirtieth novel in the Patrick Dawlish series. Originally written under the Gordon Ashe name in 1956. Light edge wear. Light rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. Price clipped otherwise in near fine / near fine condition.
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$10.00
Perfidia

Perfidia

by Ellroy, James

Advance Reader's Edition of this stand alone novel. In fine unread condition.
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$20.00
The Deadly Sex

The Deadly Sex

by Webb, Jack

First edition first printing of the seventh novel in the Father Shanley and Sammy Golden series. Moderate edge wear. Rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket. Earlier owners name plate pasted to the first glued down end page. Price clipped otherwise in very good / good condition.
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$25.00
People Who Walk in Darkness

People Who Walk in Darkness

by Kaminsky, Stuart M

First edition first printing of the fifteenth novel in the Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov series. In fine / fine unread condition.
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$20.00
The Loud Adios

The Loud Adios

by Kuhlken, Ken

First edition first printing of the first novel in the Tom Hickey series. SIGNED and dated by the author 10-26-91 on the title page. Winner of the St. Martin's Press Best First Private Eye Award. Light edge wear. In near fine / near fine unread condition.
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$15.00
Vancouver Noir

Vancouver Noir

by Wiebe, Sam (ed), Linda L. Richards, Timothy Taylor, Sheena Kamal, Robin Spano, Carleigh Baker, Dietrich Kalteis, Nathan Ripley, Yasuko Thanh, Kristi Charish, Don English, Nick Mamatas, S.G. Wong, R.M. Greenaway

First tradepaper edition first printing of this collection of short stories written by Vancouver authors. SIGNED, location and date by Sam Wiebe on the title page. Then SIGNED by R.M. Greenaway, Dietrich Kalteis, Linda L. Richards, Robin Spano, Timothy Taylor and S.G. Wong on the title page. In fine unread condition.
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$40.00
Saw Red

Saw Red

by Truluck, Bob

Tucson, AZ: Dennis McMillan Publications. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0939767465 . Signed by Truluck on the title page. An unlettered copy, bound in quarter-morocco and issued in a slipcase. PI Duncan Sloan, who made his debut in Truluck's Street Level (2000), is back in action in this adventure set in Orlando, Florida.; 220 pages; Signed by Author .
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$37.00
Snake Oil

Snake Oil

by Roberts, Les

First edition first printing of the fourth novel in the Saxon series. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Light edge wear. In near fine / near fine condition.
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$20.00
DETECTIVE STORY MAGAZINE #7, February 1990

DETECTIVE STORY MAGAZINE #7, February 1990

by Lovisi, Gary (ed) Includes: Richard A. Lupoff, Herbert Resnicow et al

Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.: Gryphon Books, 1990. 1st ed. A fine, unread copy this magazine, bound in stapled wrappers. February 1990. Includes eight stories by Ernest Leong, P.E. Cook, Herbert Resnicow, Curt Fischer, Tom Reidy, Michael A. Arnzen, Richard A. Lupoff, Peter M. Winkler and column by Marv Lachman and Part II of Will Murray's "The Rise and Fall of the Detective Pulp Magazine". 55ppg. First Edition. Pamphlet. As New/No Jacket. Illus. by Wilber, Ron (cover). Magazine.
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$9.60
Concourse

Concourse

by Rozan, S.J

First edition first printing of the second Bill Smith and Lydia Chin mystery. SIGNED on the title page by the author. There is a spot of edge wear on the right hand top corner of the dustjacket's front panel. In near fine / near fine condition.
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$35.00
DETECTIVE STORY MAGAZINE #2, September 1988

DETECTIVE STORY MAGAZINE #2, September 1988

by Lovisi, Gary (ed) Includes: Michael Avallone, Paul Bishop, C.J. Henderson et al

Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.: Gryphon Books, 1988. 1st ed. A fine, unread copy this magazine, bound in stapled wrappers. September, 1988. Includes stories by Josh Pachter, Jim McCahery, Paul Bishop, Michael Avallone, John Bard Collins, C.J. Henderson, Ralph E. Vaughn, and column by Marv Lachman. 55 ppg. First Edition. Card Covers. As New/No Jacket. Illus. by Wilber, Ron (cover). Magazine.
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$9.60
Broken Boy

Broken Boy

by Blackburn, John

First edition first printing of the third novel by this author. A stand alone mystery / thriller. Light edge wear. There is a 1/4 inch semi closed tear to the top edge of the dustjacket's spine. Moderate rubbing to the surface of the dustjacket's rear panel. Price clipped otherwise in very good / good condition.
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$80.00
The Riddle of Spanish Circus

The Riddle of Spanish Circus

by Corrigan, Mark aka Norman Lee

First edition first printing of the thirtieth novel in the Mark Corrigan series. There is a 1 inch long by 1/2 inch wide U tear to the top edge of the dustjacket's front panel. The tear is complete but someone has tape repaired the spot. At the bottom edge there is a 1/2 inch deep by 1/2 inch wide chip missing. Tape repairs and reinforcements to the chip just mentioned and to the base of the spine. Scuffing to the leading edge of the dustjacket's front panel. Price clipped otherwise in very good / fair... Read more
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$15.00