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A Late Phoenix

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Seller ID: 007505

ISBN: 0553145177

Condition: Very Good


Spine a little creased, slanted, and sunned, slight edge wear and rubbing. Some yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Dangerous moonlight illuminated the English skies the night a German bomb razed the houses in Lamb Lane, Berebury. Then three decades quietly passed before a careless workman's pickaxe struck an old skeleton buried under the wreckage . . . and exhumed a new case of murder for Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan. Time had blacked out ... View more info

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A Late Phoenix

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Seller ID: 008138

ISBN: 0553145177

Condition: Good


Spine rolled, somewhat creased, a little edge wear and darkening, spine cracked through at pp 82-83. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "Dangerous moonlight illuminated the English skies the night a German bomb razed the houses in Lamb Lane, Berebury. Then three decades quietly passed before a careless workman's pickaxe struck an old skeleton buried under the wreckage . . . and exhumed a new case of murder for Detective Inspector C... View more info

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Henrietta Who?

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Seller ID: 000909

ISBN: 0553203045

Condition: Very Good


Spine, covers slightly creased. Slight shelf wear. "The townspeople would have said Larking, with its stone rectory and thatched farmhouses, was typical of a thousand other English villages. As it happened, this was true. And everyone in Larking thought they knew everything about everyone else. In that they found they were mistaken. . . especially the morning the postman found Grace Jenkins murdered. She had lived quietly at Boundary Cottage for twenty-one years,... View more info

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Henrietta Who?

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Seller ID: 007784

ISBN: 0553203045

Condition: Good


Spine slightly creased, rolled, a little edge wear and rubbing. Upper corners of last 30 pages have some moisture related waviness. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "The townspeople would have said Larking, with its stone rectory and thatched farmhouses, was typical of a thousand other English villages. As it happened, this was true. And everyone in Larking thought they knew everything about everyone else. In that they found they were mi... View more info

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Last Respects

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1984

Seller ID: 008139

ISBN: 0553236776

Condition: Very Good


A little edge wear and darkening, binding fairly tight. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "'Found drowned, my foot,' said the pathologist two minutes after looking at the body. The unidentified young man pulled from the salt water near the little fishing village of Edsway hadn't drowned after all. And he hadn't been a bather either, observed Detective Inspector C.D. Sloan. One simply didn't go swimming in a shirt and trousers. Not vol... View more info

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Parting Breath

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1983

Seller ID: 007785

ISBN: 0553236687

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat creased, rolled, reading crease, some edge wear and darkening, some cover creasing, store stamp on front end paper. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "The college dons at the University of Calleshire fully expected trouble when the students planned to shake their ivory tower with a sit-in at Almstone Hall. But no one expected the very peculiar theft from a dormitory room. . . or the very dead body in the college quadrangle... View more info

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Some Die Eloquent

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Seller ID: 007497

ISBN: 0553243179

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit creased and slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "On the pathologists's cold metal table lay the naked body of Beatrice Gwendoline Wansdyke, spinster . . . Dead of perfectly natural causes at age 59. "The problem," mused the good doctor, "is not so much what she died from as what she died with: a quarter of a million pounds, in a bank account no maiden lady of mo... View more info

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The Religious Body

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $4.35

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Seller ID: 008140

ISBN: 0553207768

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat rolled, creased, a little edge wear and darkening, owner's seal on front end paper. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. Catherine Aird's first novel, originally published in 1966. "Sister Anne," said the Mother Superior unperturbed, "died on Wednesday evening some time after supper, probably in the corridor leading from the Great Hall to the kitchens. Her body was put into the broom cupboard and later thrown down... View more info

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The Stately Home Murder

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1980

Seller ID: 008142

ISBN: 0553139509

Condition: Good


Spine rolled, somewhat creased, a little edge wear and chipping, Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "On Sunday the public paid half a crown to view Ornum House's three hundred rooms, its exceptional display of fine china, its authentic Holbein, its dank dungeon complete with suits of armor . . . and a dead body. With Burke's Peerage tucked under one arm and a dictionary under the other, Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan tiptoes throu... View more info