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With This Wedding Ring (Large Print), Alexander, Trisha
1 Alexander, Trisha With This Wedding Ring (Large Print)
Richmond, Surrey, Great Britain Silhouette 2000 037304660x / 9780373046607 Large Print Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 


Spine slightly slanted, ex-library with usual stamps, type is Times Roman 17 on 19 pt., corners slightly bumped. Glossy pictorial boards. A Silhouette Special Edition. A bright, attractive copy.

"Beautiful young widow Emily Pierce had been in love once, only to find it all gone in the blink of an eye. So she was determined never to marry again - until the safety of her unborn child was threatened. And then, with her handsome, supportive boss as her groom, she once again found herself saying 'I do.' To Matt Thompson, having Emily as a wife represented a second chance at all those roles he'd thought were lost to him forever . . . Husband. Father. And yes, they had a deal to keep the marriage in name only. For now. But were some deals made to be broken?"; Ex-Library; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
003590 
Price: 22.75 USD

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The Conspiracy (Animorphs Ser., No. 31), Applegate, K. A.
2 Applegate, K. A. The Conspiracy (Animorphs Ser., No. 31)
New York Scholastic 1999 0439070317 / 9780439070317 Trade Paperback Very Good+ 
Illustrated by Mattingly, David (cover)

Corners bumped, slight edge wear. A tight, attractive copy.

"Jake’s great-grandfather has died. It blows the family away—especially Jake’s mom. So Jake’s parents decide they should all travel to the great-grandfather’s home to help with any arrangements. In another state. For three or four days. This is a very big problem for Jake’s brother, Tom. He can’t be away from the Yeerk pool for that long. So Tom refuses to go—and his father insists. But Tom’s Yeerk will do anything to survive. Including making his father less of a problem. Mow Jake, the other Animorphs, and Ax have to find a way to protect his father without Tom discovering their secret. And without having to choose between his father’s life. . . and Tom’s."
Age Level: Grades 4-10; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall
004135 
Price: 2.95 USD

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3 Asaro, Catherine The Night Bird (Lost Continent Series) [signed]
New York Luna 2008 0373802684 / 9780373802685 First Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine 

Signed by Author
Trade paperback original, first edition. Corners bumped, slight edge wear. An attractive copy. Signed by author on title page at Trinoc*Con '08, and includes a matching 'Night Bird' bookmark laid in.

"For centuries the women of Aronsdale have lived freely among the green and misted valleys. Creatures of exotic beauty and sensuality, they possess powerful skills of enchantment . . . and young Allegro is no different. But her life - and Aronsdale's independence - is threatened when Jazid nomads invade, carrying Allegro into the desert as a prized trophy ... or worse.
"Until an unexpected ally falls under her spell. From the moment feared Jazid warrior Markus Onyx sees the alluring beauty, he knows he has found his queen. But even the promise of love cannot quell Allegro's determination to save her homeland. Summoning her powers, she casts herself north - out of passion's grip - and into the dark heart of conflict . . . "; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; Signed by Author
007694 
Price: 25.00 USD

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The Ruby Dice (Skolian Empire Series), Asaro, Catherine
4 Asaro, Catherine The Ruby Dice (Skolian Empire Series)
New York Baen Books 2008 1416555145 / 9781416555148 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Illustrated by Miller, Kurt (cover)
Signed by Author
New copy, never read, jacket in new Brodart. Signed by author on half title page at Trinoc*Con 2008. Promotional bookmark laid in. An attractive copy.

"Jaibriol ruled the Eubian Concord: over two trillion people across more than a thousand worlds and habitats. Kelric ruled the Skolian Imperialate. War had come before - ten years ago, Jaibriol had lost his parents in the final battle of the Radiance War between the Concord and the Imperialate - and it might come again, devastating vast swathes of the galaxy.
"Neither Jaibriol nor Kelric wanted war, but neither was complete master of his realm. And each hid a secret that, if revealed, might be his downfall.
Jaibriol was a secret psion, with telepathic abilities, and to be a psion in the Eubian Concord was to be a contemptible slave . . . Kelric, years ago, had disappeared for nearly two decades. He had been a prisoner and slave on the planet Coban -- if the Skolian Imperialate knew of his captivity, there would be demands for vengeance . . .
"Neither man knew how much longer he could keep his secret - nor how much longer they could hold back the threat of a war that could incinerate hundreds of inhabited worlds. "; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; Signed by Author
007704 
Price: 37.00 USD

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The Naked Sun, Asimov, Isaac
5 Asimov, Isaac The Naked Sun
New York Doubleday & Company 1957 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Illustrated by Ray, Ruth (cover)

Yellow boards with red lettering on spine, 187 pp. Slight spine slant, slight edge wear, a little darkening along top edge of boards, small spot to top edge, boards just a little bowed. Jacket shows some darkening and edge wear, a little more so along spine. A little chipping at top and base of spine and along lower part of the fold for front flap. 3/4" dampstain on spine. Overall, an attractive copy.

Sequel to "The Caves of Steel". Back cover of the jacket has a photo of the Good Doctor looking quite young.
"Elijah Baley had never had a tougher assignment. One of New York's ablest plainclothes detectives, he had been sent to the planet Solaria to investigate a murder and also to uncover the weakness in Solarian society that would be Earth's weapon on the inevitable day when the Solarians attacked. The hardest part was just being on Solaria: to an Earthman, brought up in the underground Cities, there was nothing more horrifying than empty space under the naked sun. Baley needed help desperately - and got it in the 'person' of R. Daneel Olivaw, a fantastically advanced and complex robot. Together they pitched into the thorny job of tracking down a murderer in a community where social transactions were carried on by means of television viewing. (Solarians accepted nudity as proper, but shrank in horror from the idea of actually 'seeing' one another under any circumstances.) As the teammates frantically narrowed down the number of suspects, Baley fought his terror and groped for Earth's salvation."; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
005462 
Price: 90.00 USD

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The Freedom Trap, Bagley, Desmond
6 Bagley, Desmond The Freedom Trap
Glasgow Fontana 1985 000615266X / 9780006152668 Mass Market Paperback Very Good+ 


Slight crease to spine, corners bumped, chip at base of spine, slight darkening.

"The trap is sprung. The Scarperers, a brilliantly organised gang for getting long-tern prisoners out of gaol, have sprung Slade, notorious Russian double agent. Slade's trail leads British agent Owen Stannard to Malta, where he finds his quarry. . . and the mastermind behind the Scarperers: suave cultured-and a killer."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
001287 
Price: 4.15 USD

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The American Book of the Dead, Billias, Stephen
7 Billias, Stephen The American Book of the Dead
New York Popular Library 1987 0445203358 / 9780445203358 First Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good+ 


Slight shelf wear, corners bumped. Paperback original.

"Nucleomitophobia . . . is an exaggerated fear of being blown to bits by nuclear weapons. Bertie Rupp has it, and it's driving him crazy. He's tried meditation, yoga, vegetarianism, and The Society for the Preservation of Mankind. Nothing works, until he hears about "The American Book of the Dead", a Zen guide to surviving the nuclear holocaust. Convinced that he must find The Book and learn its secrets if the human race is to endure, Bertie sets out on a desperate search that will take him to Las Vegas and back . . . and involve him in the lives of an ex-nun from Kansas who truly loves him, an old tailor who surviv ed the Nazi holocaust, and a mysterious representative from The Society for the Preservation of Outer Space. It is an odyssey that will lead him through the darkness of impending nuclear war and beyond. . . to Enlightenment."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall
000823 
Price: 5.95 USD

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Politics, Popularization and People: A Booklet on the Occasion of the World Year of Physics, Bohr, Niels; Aaserud, Finn (editor)
8 Bohr, Niels; Aaserud, Finn (editor) Politics, Popularization and People: A Booklet on the Occasion of the World Year of Physics
Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc.,U.S. 2005 0444519149 / 9780444519146 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 


vi + 76 pp, pictorial covers. Slight edge wear. An attractive copy.

In 1972 the first volume of The Niels Bohr Collected Works was published, with volumes 2 - 10 appearing over the past 30 years. The final two volumes - 11 and 12 - were scheduled for publication in late 2005.
This booklet contains selected writings from these last two volumes, which cover Bohr's involvements with international politics, the popularization of science, and articles Bohr wrote about scientests and other people. Many of these articles are translated into English for the first time.
The cover photograph is a 1932 planning session for the 1933 Solvay Conference in Brussels, featuring Niels Bohr, Albert Einstein and others. The photographer was Queen Elizabeth of Belguim.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
005240 
Price: 25.00 USD

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Warlord of Mars (Martian Series #3), Burroughs, Edgar Rice
9 Burroughs, Edgar Rice Warlord of Mars (Martian Series #3)
New York Ballantine Books 1979 0345278364 / 9780345278364 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 
Illustrated by Whelan, Michael (cover)

Spine slightly slanted, minor edgewear and bumping. A nice, attractive copy.

Third in the classic Martian adventure series by the immensely gifted Burroughs who "created an entire culture for a vast planet - many races, many peoples, strange creatures, and stranger plants, an entire history stretching back through eons of time and extending itself into the future with scientific inventions only dreamed of even in our own time."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall
006443 
Price: 5.75 USD

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The Heart of Africa, Campbell, Alexander
10 Campbell, Alexander The Heart of Africa
New York Alfred A Knopf 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 


xii + 487 pp + vii (index). Red cloth with gold lettering on spine, index, 16 pp. of b/w photos. Corners bumped, slight edge wear, a couple pages dog-eared, a small scrap of bronw paper used as a bookmark resulting in browned gutters to pp 122/123. Jacket shows minor edge wear with a little chipping, spine sunned, some darkening. An attractive copy.

A survey of Africa south of the Sahara at mid-20th century by a long-time resident who shares his observations and interviews during tens of thousands of mile of travel up and down the continent. Campbell deals with the impact of education, industrialization, detribalization and all the many ethnicities which make up African society.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
005111 
Price: 13.00 USD

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Poison Fruit (Signed) (Agent of Hel Series, #3), Carey, Jacqueline
11 Carey, Jacqueline Poison Fruit (Signed) (Agent of Hel Series, #3)
New York Penguin Group Oct, 2014 0451465318 / 9780451465313 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
Illustrated by Kolesova, Juliana (Cover)
Signed by Author

Black over tan boards with silver lettering. Dust Jacket protected in new Brodart. Signed by author on title page. ; Agent of Hel; 7 ¾" X 9 ¾" Tall; 437 pages;

"The Pemkowet Visitors Bureau has always promoted paranormal tourism--even if it has downplayed the risks (hobgoblins are unpredictable). It helps that the town is presided over by Daisy Johanssen, who as Hel's liaison is authorized by the Norse goddess of the dead to keep Pemkowet under control. Normally, that's easier to do in the winter, when bracing temperatures keep folks indoors. But a new predator is on the prowl, and this one thrives on nightmares. Daisy is on her trail and working intimately with her partner and sometime lover from the Pemkowet PD, sexy yet unavailable werewolf Cody Fairfax. But even as the creature is racking up innocent victims, a greater danger looms on Pemkowet's horizon. As a result of a recent ghost uprising, an unknown adversary-represented by a hell-spawn lawyer with fiery powers of persuasion-has instigated a lawsuit against the town. If Pemkowet loses, Hel's sovereignty will be jeopardized, and the fate of the eldritch community will be at stake. The only one who can prevent it is Daisy-but she's going to have to confront her own worst nightmare to do it."
; Signed by Author
182661 
Price: 35.00 USD

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Fires of Azeroth (Morgaine Cycle Ser.), Cherryh, C. J.
12 Cherryh, C. J. Fires of Azeroth (Morgaine Cycle Ser.)
New York D A W Books, Incorporated 1984 0879979259 / 9780879979256 Fourth Printing Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


Spine is somewhat creased, shelf-cocked, corners bumped. Some darkening, some edge wear/chipping.

Third book in the Morgaine series of the Qhal and the Gates through Time and Space they left behind.
"Morgaine, the closer of world gates, and her henchman Vanye, came to the land called Azeroth from drowned Shiuan. There was a star gate in Azeroth marked by alien fires and this, too, Morgaine must seal. But they brought to that peaceful land devastation and terror. For the hordes of Shiuan were hot on their heels determined to conquer new lands for themselves and to avenge their lost planet upon the legendary White Queen, who was Moraine. In Azeroth, though, there was a new factor besides mankind. In the third planet the pre-human qhal still reigned. And the qhal were beyond and above human science."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
001392 
Price: 4.20 USD

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Death on the Nile, Christie, Agatha
13 Christie, Agatha Death on the Nile
New York, NY Bantam Books 1976 055310022X / 9780553100228 Sixteenth Printing Mass Market Paperback Good+ 


Spine/covers somewhat creased. Shelf-cocked. Minor shelf wear.

"Every woman on the ship envied her cool, blonde beauty, her obvious newlywedded happiness. The men on board agreed she was alarmingly attractive but were equally impressed by her vast fortune and her sharp eye for business details. Only Hercule Poirot saw her for what she really was . . . an irresistible incentive to murder."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
001021 
Price: 2.95 USD

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N or M?, Christie, Agatha
14 Christie, Agatha N or M?
London, UK Fontana 1990 0440162548 / 9780440162544 Fourteenth Printing Mass Market Paperback Near Fine 


Slight shelf wear.

"No outsider could have guessed that the quiet seaside hotel was a human time bomb primed to explode. Then the first corpse was found, and the clock of terror began to tick.
Every man and woman in the resort retreat trembled in fear -- of the danger shadowing them, and of what they suspected about each other. Each one claimed to be innocent, but anyone could be guilty, and it was up to a husband and wife turned sleuths to follow a blood-slick trail of shameful secrets and pick a killer's name from an entire alphabet of evil. . . "; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
001104 
Price: 3.25 USD

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Poirot Investigates, Christie, Agatha
15 Christie, Agatha Poirot Investigates
New York, NY Bantam Books 1975 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 


Spine a bit creased and slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, remainder mark on bottom edge. Detective Book Club postcard bound into center of book -- remember 5 triple volumes for a dollar?

"In Poirot Investigates Agatha Christie challenges her detective and the reader with a series of baffling mysteries. With all the clues plainly revealed, the reader should be able to arrive at the solution as soon as Hercule Poirot -- but few readers do!"; Remainder; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
002036 
Price: 2.95 USD

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Decked : A Regan Reilly Mystery (A Dove Bk.), Clark, Carol Higgins
16 Clark, Carol Higgins Decked : A Regan Reilly Mystery (A Dove Bk.)
New York, NY Warner Books, Incorporated 1993 0446364703 / 9780446364706 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 


Spine a bit creased/shelf-cocked. Covers bowed out a bit.

"The daughter of a successful mystery writer and a P.I. with pizzazz, Regan Reilly is attending her class reunion at St. Polycarp's, England, when the long-dead body of her former roommate turns up under the bushes. It's a case Regan would love to solve, but a prior commitment puts her on a transatlantic cruise.
She shouldn't have fretted. The clues to the crime are following her on the Queen Guinevere. Here, on a ship awash with secret lovers, a fortune hunter, a jewel thief and an assassin, Regan is sailing home -- and into the hands of a young girl's killer."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall
000733 
Price: 3.25 USD

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Pretend You Don't See Her, Clark, Mary Higgins
17 Clark, Mary Higgins Pretend You Don't See Her
New York, NY Pocket Books 1998 0671867156 / 9780671867157 Mass Market Paperback Very Good 


Spine is a bit creased, corners bumped.

"Lacey Farrell, a rising star on the Manhattan real estate scene . . . is witness to a murder -- and to the dying words of the victim . . .the dying woman is convinced that the attacker was after her dead daughter's journal -- which Lacey gives to the police, but not before making a copy for herself. It's an impulse that later proves nearly fatal.
Placed in the witness protection program and sent to live in the Minneapolis area, Lacey must assume a fake identity, at least until the killer can be brought to trial. There she meets Tom Lunch, a radio talk-show host whom she tentatively begins to date -- until the strain of deception makes her break it off. Then she discovers the killer has traced her to Minneapolis. Armed with nothing more than her own courage and clues from the journal, Lacey heads back to New York, determined to answer who's behind the deaths of the two women -- before she's the next casualty."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall
000592 
Price: 3.95 USD

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The Songs of Distant Earth, Clarke, Arthur C.
18 Clarke, Arthur C. The Songs of Distant Earth
New York Ballantine Publishing Group 1987 0345322401 / 9780345322401 Mass Market Paperback Near Fine 


Slight crease/dent on front cover.

Thalassa was a veritable paradise -- home to one of the small colonies founded centuries before when the Sun had gone nova and mankind had fled Earth. Then the Magellan arrived in orbit carrying one million refugees from the last, mad days on Earth. A fascinating novel by one of the masters of science fiction.; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall
000187 
Price: 3.45 USD

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Monster Hunters Legion (Signed) (Monster Hunters Series, #4), Correia, Larry
19 Correia, Larry Monster Hunters Legion (Signed) (Monster Hunters Series, #4)
Riverdale, NY Baen Books 2012 1451637969 / 9781451637960 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
Illustrated by Pollack, Alan (Cover)
Signed by Author

Black cloth over black boards with silver lettering. Dust jacket protected in new Brodart. Signed by author on title page. ; 7 ¾" X 9 ¾" Tall; 377 pages;

"Monster Hunter International might be the premier monster eradication company in the business, but they've got competition. When hunters from around the world gather in Las Vegas for a conference, a creature left over from a World War Two weapons experiment wakes up and goes on a rampage across the desert. A not-so-friendly wager between the rival companies turns into a race to see who can bag the mysterious creature first. Only there is far more to this particular case than meets the eye, and as Hunters fall prey to their worst nightmares, Owen Zastava Pitt and the staff of Monster Hunter International have to stop an ancient god from turning Sin City into a literal hell on earth." ; Signed by Author
182691 
Price: 34.00 USD

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Warbound (Signed) (The Grimnoir Chronicles, Book III), Correia, Larry
20 Correia, Larry Warbound (Signed) (The Grimnoir Chronicles, Book III)
Riverdale, NY Baen Books 2013 1451639082 / 9781451639087 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Illustrated by Pollack, Alan (Cover)
Signed by Author

Black cloth over black boards with silver lettering. Spine very slightly cocked, corners bumped, a little edge wear primarily to base of spine. Dust jacket protected in new Brodart, slight edge wear, corners bumped. A very nice copy, signed by author on title page. ; ; The Grimnoir Chronicles; 7 ¾" X 9 ¾" Tall; 434 pages;

"Only a handful of people in the world know that mankind's magic comes from a living creature, a refugee from another universe. The Power showed up here in the 1850's because it was running from something. Now it is 1933, and the Power's hiding place has been discovered by a killer. The Power's nemesis is a predator that eats magic and leaves destroyed worlds in its wake. Earth is next. Jake Sullivan, former private eye, knows the score. The problem is hardly anyone believes him. The world's most capable active, Faye Vierra, could back him up, but she is hiding from the forces that think she is too dangerous to let live. So Jack has put together a ragtag crew of airship pirates and Grimnoir knights and sets out on a suicide mission to stop the predator before it is too late." ; Signed by Author
182681 
Price: 35.00 USD

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