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1st to Die

By: Patterson, James

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Warner Books, Incorporated: 2002

Edition: First American Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001338

ISBN: 0446610038

Condition: Very Good


Spine/covers somewhat creased, corners bumped, slightly shelf-cocked. "In San Francisco newlyweds are being stalked-and slaughtered. Enter four unforgettable women, all friends. . . Lindsay, a homicide inspector in the city's police department. . . Claire, a medical examiner. . . Jill, and assistant D.A. . . . and Cindy, a reporter who has just started working the crime desk of the San Francisco Chronicle. Joining forces, pooling their talents, courage, and brains, they have one goal: to find, trap, and outwit the most diabolical and terrifying killer ever imagined."; 16mo - ove... View more info

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A Case of Need

By: Crichton, Michael (Jeffery Hodson)

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Dutton: 1993

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 001421

ISBN: 0525938028

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Corners bumped, slight scuffing. Jacket has some edge wear/chipping. Michael Crichton writing as Jeffery Hudson. "Was it murder? Was it horribly botched surgery -- accidental malpractice? Was someone in the great Boston medical center violating the Hippocratic oath? No one knows exactly why the beautiful young daughter of an important medical family bled to death on the operating table. But the doctor she helplessly trusted -- a brilliant, compassionate physician -- is accused of murdering her. And as passions and protests volcanically erupt, only one other doctor is willing to pu... View more info

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A Cold Heart

By: Kellerman, Jonathan

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2004

Edition: First American Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 003598

ISBN: 0345452569

Condition: Very Good+


Spine very slightly slanted/creased, very minor edgewear. A bright, attractive copy. "LAPD homicide detective Milo Sturgis summons his friend, psychologist-sleuth Alex Delaware, to a trendy gallery where a promising young artist has been brutally garroted on the night of her first major showing. The details of the murder scene immediately suggest to Alex not an impulsive crime of passion, but the meticulous and taunting modus operandi of a serial killer. Delaware's suspicions are borne out when he and Milo find there's a link between the artist's death and the murder of a noted blue... View more info

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A Cry in the Night

By: Clark, Mary Higgins

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1982

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001380

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Corners slightly bumped, slightly shelf-cocked. End papers inside front board have split at the hinge. Cover shows minor edge wear/chipping. "Jenny is a divorced mother of two girls -- atractive, poor, charming and resourceful, skilled at making ends meet and hardly even daring to hope the right man will come along for her . . . A city girl, Jenny suupports herself and her children by working in a fashinable Manhattan art gallery. It is there that she first becomes aware of the paintings of Erich Krueger . . . when she meets Krueger, a handsome, powerful and elegant man, Jenny in s... View more info

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A Matter of Honor

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Linden Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001511

ISBN: 0671624342

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Corners bumped, coffee ring on front board. Jacket shows minor edge wear. "As Adam listens to the final bequest of his father's will, he knows he will at last learn the unspoken secret that shadowed the peaceful retirement of Colonel Scott and turned him from a WWI hero into a disgraced and broken man. But inside the yellowed envelope Adam finds a far more important secret. The path Adam has to follow leads him first to the innermost vault of a Swiss bank where his real inheritance lies-a priceless work of Russian art, a 14th-century icon, smuggled out of Russia by the last Czar and ... View more info

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A Painted House

By: Grisham, John

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Dell Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 002069

ISBN: 044023722X

Condition: Very Good


Spine somewhat creased and a bit slanted. Covers slight creased, corners bumped, A clean, attractive copy. "Until that September of 1952, Luke Chandler had never kept a secret or told a single lie. But in the long, hot summer of his seventh year, two groups of migrant workers - and two very dangerous men - came through the Arkansas Delta to work the Chandler cotton farm. And suddenly mysteries are flooding Luke's world. A brutal murder leaves the town seething in gossip and suspicion. A beautiful young woman ignites forbidden passion. A fatherless baby is born . . . and someone has beg... View more info

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A Perfect Spy

By: Le Carre, John

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York, Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005083

ISBN: 0394551419

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine a bit sunned, slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear, some scuffing, name blacked out inside cover "Nursed on deceit, schooled in betrayal, incapable of love, Magnus Pym is the perfect spy. He displays charm, energy, and wit so dazzling that no two people ever perceive him in the same way. Even those closest to Pym do not really know him. When he disappears, his superiors, his colleagues, even his wife, are baffled and shaken. He must be found - it's a matter of national security. But how can one search for a man no one really knows? Only Pym holds the clues: a boyhood... View more info

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A Time to Kill

By: Grisham, John

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1992

Edition: Thirty-Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 002388

ISBN: 0440211727

Condition: Very Good+


Spine very slightly slanted, very minor edgewear/bumping. A bright, attractive copy. "Clanton, Mississippi. The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. The mostly white town reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father acquires an assault rifle and takes justice into his own outraged hands. For ten days, as burning crosses and the crack of sniper fire spread through the streets of Clanton, the nation sits spellbound as young defense attorney Jake Brigance struggles to save his client’s life . . . and then h... View more info

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A Time to Kill

By: Grisham, John

Price: $2.45

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1992

Edition: Forty-Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 005368

ISBN: 0440211727

Condition: Good


Spine creased, slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear, price tag on back cover. "Clanton, Mississippi. The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. The mostly white town reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father acquires an assault rifle and takes justice into his own outraged hands. For ten days, as burning crosses and the crack of sniper fire spread through the streets of Clanton, the nation sits spellbound as young defense attorney Jake Brigance struggles to save his client’s life . . . and then h... View more info

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Abduction

By: Cook, Robin

Price: $3.90

Publisher: New York, NY, Berkley Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000708

ISBN: 042517736X

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit creased, corners bumped. "The world's bestselling master of the medical thriller, Robin Cook skillfully combines human drama and high-tech thrills with the latest breakthroughs and controversies of modern medicine. Now, in his most daring novel yet, a mysterious transmission from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean leads a crew of oceanographers and divers to a phenomenon beyond scientific understanding -- and a discovery that will change everything we know about life on Earth. . ."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

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Agreement to Kill (Gold Medal # 670)

By: Rabe, Peter

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Gold Medal Books: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001904

Condition: Fair


Spine somewhat creased/scuffed. Covers well creased and scuffed up. Price written on front cover, some yellowing. Paperback original. "It was a weird partnership of death-death from the gang-death from each other."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Air Battle Force

By: Brown, Dale

Price: $10.75

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004825

ISBN: 0060094095

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted. A bright, attractive copy. "On America's newest combat base, US Air Force aerial warfare expert Major General Patrick McLanahan and his crew of daring engineers are devising the air combat unit of the future. Known as Air Battle Force, it can launch concentrated, stealthy, precision-guided firepower to any spot on the globe within hours. And soon McLanahan and his warriors will have their first target. Chased out of Afghanistan, Taliban fighters are planning to invade the neighboring oil-rich Republic of Turkmenistan, an isolated and incredibly wealthy Centr... View more info

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Amsterdam (A Killmaster Spy Chiller)

By: Carter, Nick

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Award Books: 1968

Seller ID: 005963

Condition: Good


Spine slightly slanted, reading crease, minor edgewear, text starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "Nick Carter had been carefully briefed about the incredible private espionage network that used blonde Amlie de Boer as a special courier; about the audacious thefts of America's nuclear plans that were known to be masterminded by Amlie's boss; about the sleek international diamond cartel that ran a strange school for double and triple agents, with Amlie de Boer's help. Only the beautiful, wanton Amlie could help Nick Carter find and destroy the savage menace - it Nick could keep ... View more info

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Ancient Images

By: Campbell, Ramsey

Price: $9.40

Publisher: New York, Charles Scibner's Sons: 1989

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003297

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Spine very slightly slanted, top corners bumped, book plate on free endpaper. DJ has minor edgewear/bumping along top. A bright, attractive copy. "In Ancient Images, Campbell focuses his nightmarish vision on a long-forgotten 1930s Boris Karloff/Bela Lugosi film, Tower of Fear. For reasons blurred by history, powerful forces suppressed the film and destroyed the prints. Nobody now living had seen the finished film until film researcher Graham Nolan’s two-year search unearthed the sole surviving print. Graham invited colleague Sandy Allan, a film editor at London’s Metropolitan ... View more info

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Assignment Budapest

By: Aarons, Edward S.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Gold Medal:

Seller ID: 004954

Condition: Good+


Ex-library with no markings but pocket glued inside back cover. Spine a little slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear, reading crease, some soiling, binding fairly tight. Edges yellowed but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "My name's Sam Durell I'm troubleshooter for an agency so secret that even the government doesn't know about it. My assignment: track down the traitors, the saboteurs, the secret official killers. And find Ilona before the dread secret police torture and violate her beautiful body"; Ex-Library; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Assignment Karachi

By: Aarons, Edward S.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Gold Medal: 1967

Seller ID: 004955

Condition: Good+


Spine slightly creased, slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, a little soiling, stamp on front end paper. Some yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Bustling Bazaars, Exotic shops, these were the gay facades masking the sinister filth that went on in the tortuous streets, diverting tourists from dim harems where flesh and dope bought and sold like cigarettes, from dark alleys where a man's life can be had for the price of a meal. This was the Middle East Durell knew like the palm of his hand. It was the perfect playground for communist agents and the last plac... View more info

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Atlantis Found (Dirk Pitt Adventure Ser.)

By: Cussler, Clive

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Putnam Publishing Group, The: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000005

ISBN: 0399145885

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, corners slightly bumped. DJ has slight edgewear. A bright, attractive copy.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Balance of Power

By: Patterson, Richard North

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007315

ISBN: 0345450175

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Dark blue boards, 611 pp. Spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, a little edge wear primarily at top and base of spine. Jacket has a little rubbing and edge wear, also primarily at top and base of spine. A nice copy. Conclusion to the Kerry Kilcannon trilogy, which includes "No Safe Place" and "Protect and Defend." President Kerry Kilcannon and his fiancee, television journalist Lara Costello, have at last decided to marry. But their wedding is followed by a massacre of innocents in a letha burst of gunfire, challenging their marriage and his presidency in ways so shat... View more info

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Balance of Power [Large Print]

By: Patterson, Richard North

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday Large Print: 2003

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 007144

ISBN: 0375432086

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Large print edition. Very slight edge wear. Jacket in new Brodart with just a bit of edge wear. An attractive copy. Conclusion to the Kerry Kilcannon trilogy, which includes "No Safe Place" and "Protect and Defend." President Kerry Kilcannon and his fiancee, television journalist Lara Costello, have at last decided to marry. But their wedding is followed by a massacre of innocents in a letha burst of gunfire, challenging their marriage and his presidency in ways so shattering and indelibly personal that Kilcannon vows to eradicate gun violence and crush the most powerf... View more info

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Black Sunday

By: Harris, Thomas

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1990

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 003371

ISBN: 0440206146

Condition: Very Good-


Some edgewear/bumping. Text starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "Michael Lander is the most dangerous man in America. He pilots a television blimp over packed football stadiums every weekend. He is fascinated with explosives. And he happens to be very, very crazy. That’s why a beautiful PLO operative has seduced him. That’s why - on Super Bowl Sunday - the world will witness the bloody assassination of the US president and the worst mass murder in history. Unless someone discovers what Michael Lander plans . . . and can kill him first."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾... View more info