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McGarr and the Legacy of a Woman Scorned

By: Gill, Bartholomew

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 1987

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 003712

ISBN: 0140096094

Condition: Good+


Spine somewhat creased/slanted, minor edgewear/bumping, stamp on half-title page. Text is beginning to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "Fionnuala Walton was a legend in her part of Ireland -- strongminded, independent, she had built up a highly successful horse-breeding empire. Now she is lying dead at the bottom of a flight of stairs, and it's up to Chief Inspector Peter McGarr (helped by his lovely wife, Noreen) to discover just who had the most to gain by her death. But when McGarr uncovers some dark secrets from the past, he finds himself struggling to stay alive -- and wondering wh... View more info

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McGarr and the P.M. of Belgrave Square

By: Gill, Bartholomew

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1984

Seller ID: 005635

ISBN: 014007323x

Condition: Good


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear esp. along spine, reading creases, light cup ring on front cover. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked. Black price sticker on back cover. A nice copy. Note: No publication date is listed beyond 'Published by Viking Penguin Inc. 1984', however, the copyright page also states "First published in Great Britain by Penguin Books Ltd. 1986". On the other hand, the blurb on the front end paper speaks of fall 1984 in the future tense. "When a Dublin art dealer is found lying in a pool of blood and a valuable French I... View more info

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McGarr and the P.M. of Belgrave Square

By: Gill, Bartholomew

Price: $20.95

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1984

Seller ID: 006371

ISBN: 014007323X

Condition: Very Good-


Slight spine slant, corners bumped, slight edge wear, light reading crease, some soiling to covers, a couple small tears along top edge of cover. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. Overall, a nice copy. "When a Dublin art dealer is found lying in a pool of blood and a valuable French Impressionist painting is discovered missing, Inspector Peter McGarr must confront a crowd of the dealer's questionabkle cohorts: a double-dealing business partner, a neurasthenic wife, an embittered son, and a gardener/IRA bomb-thrower. McGarr maintains his gutsy composure, aided by his sassy w... View more info

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McGarr and the Politician's Wife

By: Gill, Bartholomew

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 1982

Seller ID: 008196

ISBN: 0140059849

Condition: Good


Ex-library with stamps inside covers. Spine slightly slanted, front corners creased, minor edge wear and rubbing, reading crease. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. First in the Inspector Peter McGarr detective series. "McGarr is called in when Robert Ovens, an eccentric and enigmatic American, has his skull smashed open by a winch handle on board his own schooner, The Virelay. At the yacht club where Ovens was discovered unconscious, both Bill Martin, the ancient and seemingly harmless boat boy, and Horace Hubbard, the plump steward, claim that Ovens' inju... View more info

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McGarr and the Sienese Conspiracy

By: Gill, Bartholomew

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 1986

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 003711

ISBN: 0140085807

Condition: Good


Spine slanted, creased, covers creased, some edgewear/bumping. Text is clean and unmarked. "When separate but identical murders of retired heads of Britain's Secret Intelligence Services threaten the new British Ambassodor to Italy, Inspector Peter McGarr discovers an intricate conspiracy involving tow competitive North Sea oil operations, an ex-Fascist oil baron, and the beautiful wife of the ambassador. Now McGarr must battle British red tape, Italian political intrigue, and a huge Jamaican with a license to kill in order to break a seemingly unsolvable case."; 6¾" - 7¾&#... View more info

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McGarr and the Sienese Conspiracy (A Murder Ink. Mystery)

By: Gill, Bartholomew

Price: $4.45

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1980

Seller ID: 005175

ISBN: 0140085807

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat creased, a little slanted, covers show some creasing and soiling, some paper lifts to back cover, minor edge wear, numbers written on front end paper. A couple pages with brown spots. Text is unobscured. A solid reading copy. "When separate but identical murders of retired heads of Britain's Secret Intelligence Services threaten the new British Ambassodor to Italy, Inspector Peter McGarr discovers an intricate conspiracy involving tow competitive North Sea oil operations, an ex-Fascist oil baron, and the beautiful wife of the ambassador. Now McGarr must battle British r... View more info

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McGarr on the Cliffs of Moher (Crime Monthly Ser.)

By: Gill, Bartholomew

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 1982

Seller ID: 001705

ISBN: 0140061975

Condition: Good


Front cover has several long creases, corners bumped, some edge wear, some scuffing/soiling to covers, darkening inside covers. Ex-library with stamp on ffep. Pages clean and unmarked. "When May Quirk, star reporter for a New York City newspaper, returned home to rural Ireland, it was more than a sentimental journey. May was investigating the IRA's use of funds donated by Americans. Her reception was not exactly what she planned. Shortly after her arrival she is found dead, stabbed through the chest with a pitchfork. Chief Inspector Peter McGarr of the Irish police is soon deep int... View more info

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The Death of a Joyce Scholar (A Peter McGarr Mystery Ser.)

By: Gill, Bartholomew

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Avon: 1990

Seller ID: 000893

ISBN: 038071129X

Condition: Very Good


Spine is creased, shelf-cocked. "Who stabbed Irish author/professor/philanderer Kevin Coyle to death on Bloomsday -- Dublin's annual citywide celebration honoring its most beloved literary figure? Who brought the promising career of the brilliant scholar to an abrupt and bloody end on Joyce's own "Murderers' Ground?" The list of suspects seems endless -- from deceived wives to cuckolded husbands to spike-haired street punks. And Chief Superintendent Peter McGarr is about to discover that the motive for homicide can hide as easily in the pages of a classic book as in the twisted... View more info

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The Death of an Irish Lover : A Peter McGarr Mystery

By: Gill, Bartholomew

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Avon: 2001

Seller ID: 001614

ISBN: 0380808633

Condition: Good+


Spine somewhat creased, shelf-cocked, corners bumped, small discoloration inside front cover. "Chief Inspector Peter McGarr has been called out from Dublin to investigate a troubling double homicide. The nude body of young, pretty, and recently married Eel Policewoman Ellen Gilday Finn has been discovered in the bed of a hot-sheet inn-wrapped around the equally unclothed corpse of her much older boss, Pascal Burke. A crime of passion, perhaps, pointing to Ellen's cuckolded newly wedded husband as the perpetrator. But conflicting clues and false confessions are leading McGarr into da... View more info

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The Death of an Irish Sea Wolf (A Peter McGarr Mystery Ser.)

By: Gill, Bartholomew

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Avon: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001761

ISBN: 0380725789

Condition: Very Good-


Spine somewhat creased, slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear. A clean, tight copy. "In a remote community off the west coast of Ireland, residents inclined to gossip speculate why reclusive Clement Ford, the 'Sea Wolf,' has become such a generous benefactor to his neighbors. Then one night, a mysterious figure from Ford's past arrives on the island, and by morning three people are murdered and Ford has disappeared. In the wake of the tragedy, Chief Superintendent Peter McGarr, and his intuitive wife, Noreen, along with his trusted staff from the Murder Squad, must piece together... View more info

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The Death of an Irish Sinner (Inspector Peter McGarr Mysteries Ser.)

By: Gill, Bartholomew

Price: $10.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2001

Edition: Advanced Reading Copy (ARC)

Seller ID: 002403

ISBN: 0380977982

Condition: Very Good+


Corners bumped including a few pages, slight edge wear. Uncorrected proof in pictorial wraps. A tight, attractive copy. "A priest approaches Chief Superintendent Peter McGarr to report and to make a bizarre request: Could McGarr have the death officially listed as an accident and then pursue the investigation in secret? The answer, of course, is no. Perhaps McGarr would have been wiser to have accepted Father Duggan's offer of covert aid, since McGarr's official investigation is being oddly opposed at every turn. Yet the deeper McGarr digs, the closer he is drawn to a secret order of... View more info