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Appleby's Answer (A Sir John Appleby Mystery)

By: Innes, Michael

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, England, Penguin: 1985

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 004490

ISBN: 0140039813

Condition: Very Good+


Minor edgewear/bumping. A bright, attractive copy. "When Priscilla Pringle, a well-known writer of clerical murder mysteries, learns that the last rector of a West Country village died under questionable circumstances, she decides to see if there's material for a new book. In addition, Priscilla's curiosity is piqued by Captain Bulkington, a peculiar resident of the village who is seeking her advice on an ingenious murder device for a novel he may be writing. As the maniacal plot twist accumulate and Miss Pringle becomes aware of the deadly reality, Sir John Appleby, retired Commiss... View more info

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Appleby's Other Story : A Sir John Appleby Mystery (Crime Ser.)

By: Innes, Michael

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Harmondsworth, England, Penguin: 1986

Seller ID: 000899

ISBN: 0140041591

Condition: Very Good


Spine/covers a bit creased. Slight shelf wear. "Sir John Appleby could never resist the intrigues of the rich and powerful -- especially when they resulted in murder. So when his host at a house party at the elegant Elvedon Court is found dead amid an extraordinary collection of suspects, Sir John sets to work. It's up to him to determine just who had the strongest motive: the prodigal son, the indiscreet second wife, the "loving" mistress, the shady art dealer -- maybe even the butler. With his usual aplomb, Sir John comes up with the solution, and his own special way of ... View more info

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Death at the Chase (Crime Monthly Ser.)

By: Innes, Michael

Price: $4.25

Publisher: Harmondsworth, England, Penguin: 1986

Seller ID: 000898

ISBN: 0140032436

Condition: Very Good+


Spine/covers slightly creased. Minor shelf wear. "Sir John Appleby, retired Chief Commissioner of Metropolitan Police, thinks Martyn Ashmore, the lord of a neighboring manor, is suffering from senile delusions. Ashmore has accused Sir John of wanting to kill him. However, afrter a large stone block falls from a roof and the two men narrowly escape death, Sir John decides to look further. He discovers that Ashmore lives with a terrible guilt -- his cracking under Nazi torture led to the massacre of many Resistance fighters -- and with a terrible threat -- each year on the anniversa... View more info

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Death on a Quiet Day : A Sir John Appleby Mystery

By: Innes, Michael

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Perennial Library: 1983

Seller ID: 001565

ISBN: 006080677X

Condition: Good+


Spine creased, shelf-cocked. Corners bumped, a few pages dog-eared. Minor edge wear. Some darkening. "Student David Henchman decides to spend a quiet day in the country to escape from his boisterous class mate tormentors but gets more than he bargains for when he comes across a man with a bullet hole in his head. So begins a tale of frenzied pursuit featuring a disappearing corpse, a mad race from a killer on the moots, a panicky girl, a flight by automobile, and an ivy-covered tower that contains the secret of death on a quiet day."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Lord Mullion's Secret

By: Innes, Michael

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Harmondsworth, England, Penguin: 1983

Seller ID: 000900

ISBN: 0140065210

Condition: Very Good


Spine/covers a bit creased, slight shelf wear. A few scribblings penned on front FEP. "When Honeybath travels to Mullion Castle to paint a portrait of Lady Mullion (the wife of an old schoolfriend), he finds himself in the midst of a delightfully eccentric family - and some rather intriguing puzzles. Who, for example, has removed the valuable miniature portrait of Lord Mullion's ancestor -- and why? Can it be connected in any way to the recent appearance of some long-forgotten sketches drawn by Lord Mullion's dotty Great-aunt Camilla? And just how does the handsome young gardener (a bi... View more info

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The Case of Sonia Wayward

By: Innes, Michael

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1960

Edition: Possible first Edition

Seller ID: 001303

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Reading copy. Ex-library, with usual markings plus front FEP torn out when retired. Red boards with significant edge wear and chipping to corners. Spine is shelf-cocked and seems to have been repaired with title written on spine in white ink. Covers show some creasing and rippling. FEP have been taped, first signature starting to separate from spine. The Colonel had lived for years on his wife's highly successful novels. But now his wife is accidentally dead; can the Colonel conceal her death, fake the novels himself and continue in the lifestyle to which he has become accustomed?; Ex-Libr... View more info

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The Case of the Journeying Boy (An Inspector Thomas Cadover Mystery)

By: Innes, Michael

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1991

Edition: First Harper-Perennial Edition

Seller ID: 004489

ISBN: 006080632x

Condition: Very Good+


Light crease on spine, very minor edgewear. A bright, attractive copy. "Humphrey Paxton, the rambunctious son of an eminent British physicist, is accompanied by his somewhat fussy tutor to spend his holiday with relatives in Ireland. Even before they can leave London, the spies and villains of the boy's imagination become all too real, following the youngster and his mild-mannered companion on their journey. In Ireland Humphrey encounters a grave threat to his life."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info