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The Man in the Queue

By: Tey, Josephine

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Berkley Medallion: 1957

Seller ID: 001915

Condition: Fair


Spine creased, slightly slanted, with a crack that doesn't quite go all the way through. Covers a bit creased and scuffed. Tears at top and base of spine have been repaired with tape. Some edge wear/darkening. Yellowing. No publication date listed, but no later than the early 1960s. "It was the last week of London's most popular musical comedy, 'Didn't You Know?' The tightly packed queue for seats slowly moved ahead. Suddenly a man sank to his knees, then fell o... View more info

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A Long Time Dead

By: Thompson, Monroe

Price: $2.85

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1991

Seller ID: 004432

ISBN: 0553290673

Condition: Very Good


A paperback original. Top corner creased, minor edgewear/bumping. A bright, attractive copy. "Ex-husband, ex-army specialist, ex-everything, Matt Langley has come to New Orleans to lose his past. He's not looking for trouble --- just to make ends meet. But when Matt takes a six-bucks-an-hour security guard job on the waterfront, trouble finds him the first night, leaving him with a bullet hole and a lot of nasty questions. Before he knows what's happened, he'... View more info

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Murder on St. Mark's Place (A Gaslight Mystery)

By: Thompson, Victoria

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2000

Edition: First Berkley Prime Crime Edition

Seller ID: 005972

ISBN: 0425173615

Condition: Good


Spine slanted and creased, cover lightly creased, corners a bit bumped. Text is clean and unmarked. "Thinking she has been summoned by German immigrant Agnes Otto to usher a new life into the world, [midwife] Sarah Brandt is greeted by the news of an untimely death instead. It seems that Agnes' beautiful younger sister, Gerda, had fallen into the life of a 'Charity Girl.' Caught up in the false glamour of the city's nightlife, she would trade her company - and ... View more info

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Agatha Christie Crossword Puzzle Book

By: Toye, Randall; Gaffney Judith Hawkins (compilers)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Wings Books: 1995

Edition: Likely Book Club

Seller ID: 002045

ISBN: 0517123371

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Possible book club edition. Corners slightly bumped, slight spine slant. First puzzle has been filled out, the remainder are blank. A tight, attractive copy. 44 puzzles based entirely on the works of Agatha Christie. There are 20 American-style crosswords, 16 British-style crosswords, and 8 other puzzles. Each puzzle is based on a single novel or collection. Answers are provided at the end. A delight for mystery loving crossword fans.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" ... View more info

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Tut, Tut! Mr. Tutt

By: Train, Arthur

Price: $9.90

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, World Publishing Company: 1945

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001617

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Corners bumped, slight edge wear. Lettering faded a bit on spine and a couple dents to spine about mid-level. Some foxing but text is clean and easy to read. Jacket is price-clipped, with some edge wear/chipping. Slight darkening. Overall an attractive copy. "Mr. Ephraim Tutt is undoubtedly the most famous lawyer in America. Aging, venerable, with a wicked twinkle in his eyes, he has become something of an American institution. And here is a collection of eight o... View more info

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Anatomy of a Murder

By: Traver, Robert

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1958

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 002570

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted and darkened, corners slightly bumped, one chipped, owner's seal on title page. After ten years as the prosecuting attorney for Iron Cliffs County, Paul Biegler was defeated by Mitchell Lodwick and is now struggling to make his way as a defense attorney. It seems like an open and shut case when he is called to defend an Army lieutenant whose wife was raped and beaten and who then shot and killed the rapist in front of a dozen witnesses. Biegler... View more info

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Anatomy of a Murder

By: Traver, Robert

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1959

Seller ID: 004880

Condition: Good+


Spine a bit creased, minor edge wear, crease across top corner of front cover. Dampstains along right hand of top edge from cover to cover, and a small waterstain at bottom corner. Text is not affected, but covers have paperlifts at each corner (1 1/4 x 3/4" at top, small at bottom. Text is clean and unmarked, a good reading copy. After ten years as the prosecuting attorney for Iron Cliffs County, Paul Biegler was defeated by Mitchell Lodwick and is now strugglin... View more info

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Dress Gray

By: Truscott, Lucian K., IV

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, NY, Fawcett Crest: 1980

Seller ID: 000795

ISBN: 0449241580

Condition: Very Good+


Slight shelf wear, corners bumped. Ry Slaight was a West Point cadet with everything going for him. The respect of his peers. A future military career with no limits. And a passionate love for Irit Dov, an Israeli woman with her own successful New York business. But when a body was found floating in Lake Popolopen at the beginning of June Week, and the academy's official statements were startlingly at odds with what Slaight knew to be true, he was faced with the... View more info

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Pleading Guilty

By: Turow, Scott

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books, Incorporated: 1994

Edition: First Mass Market Edition

Seller ID: 000042

ISBN: 0446365505

Condition: Very Good-


Bottom corner creased, spine shows a very small crease, minor edgewear. Upper corner has small crimp throughout most of book. Binding fairly tight. A nice copy. "With Pleading Guilty, Scott Turow has created what may be his most compelling character in his most accomplished story to date. Returning to the now-renowned locale of Kindle County, Turow gives us Mack Malloy, ex-cop, not-quite-ex-drunk, and partner-on-the-wane in one of the county's most high-powered... View more info

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Presumed Innocent

By: Turow, Scott

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books, Incorporated: 1988

Edition: Sixteenth Printing

Seller ID: 000050

ISBN: 0446359866

Condition: Good+


Spine is slanted/creased, minor edgewear/bumping. The book is still fairly tight. "Presumed Innocent brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all crimes. It's the stunning portrayal of one man's all-too-human, all-consuming fatal attraction for a passionate woman who is not his wife, and the story of how his obsession puts everything he loves and values on trial -- including his own life. It's a b... View more info

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Presumed Innocent

By: Turow, Scott

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1988

Seller ID: 000448

ISBN: 0446350982

Condition: Good+


Spine somewhat slanted/creased, shelf wear/corners bumped. "Presumed Innocent brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of all crimes. It's the stunning portrayal of one man's all-too-human, all-consuming fatal attraction for a passionate woman who is not his wife, and the story of how his obsession puts everything he loves and values on trial -- including his own life. It's a book that lays bare a sho... View more info

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Pleading Guilty

By: Turow, Scott

Price: $2.35

Publisher: New York, Warner Books, Incorporated: 1994

Edition: First Mass Market Edition

Seller ID: 000673

ISBN: 0446365505

Condition: Very Good+


Spine/covers very slightly creased. Corners bumped, slight shelf wear. "With Pleading Guilty, Scott Turow has created what may be his most compelling character in his most accomplished story to date. Returning to the now-renowned locale of Kindle County, Turow gives us Mack Malloy, ex-cop, not-quite-ex-drunk, and partner-on-the-wane in one of the county's most high-powered law firms. A longtime ally of the wayward, Mack is on the trail of a colleague, his firm's ... View more info

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The Burden of Proof

By: Turow, Scott

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, Warner Books, Incorporated: 1991

Edition: Sixteenth Printing

Seller ID: 002394

ISBN: 0446360589

Condition: Very Good+


Spine slightly slanted and faintly creased, very minor bumping/edgewear. A bright, attractive copy. "The Burden of Proof shows us a man, Sandy Stern, the brilliant defense attorney from Presumed Innocent, facing an event so emotionally shattering that no part of his life is left untouched. It reveals a family caught in a maelstrom of hidden crimes, shocking secrets, and warring passions. And it will make you walk a tightrope with Sandy Stern between the command... View more info

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Outsider in Amsterdam

By: Van De Wetering, Janwillem

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003521

ISBN: 0395207053

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Ex-library because of glue stain on back end paper and library card laid in, otherwise no library markings at all. Spine a bit slanted, corners bumped, small ink(?) mark in center of front board. Jacket has small tear at base of spine, a little edge wear and rubbing. Overall, an attractive copy. This is the author's first novel, after a couple autobiographical books concerning his experiences with Zen. Laid in is a note from another bookseller who had found this book... View more info

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The Lies That Bind : A Neil Hamel Mystery

By: Van Gieson, Judith

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Paperbacks: 1994

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001574

ISBN: 0061090514

Condition: Near Fine


Corners slightly bumped, slight edge wear. Signed by author on title page, this copy is clean and tight and looks unread. "When an elderly woman accused of murder asks Neil Hamel to defend her, the lawyer and sometime sleuth accepts, mainly because homicide is a lot more interesting than her usual real estate and divorce cases. The Albuquerque police say that Martha Conover intentionally ran over a young woman whose crushed body was found near Martha's dented ca... View more info

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Hotshots: A Neil Hamel Mystery

By: Van Gieson, Judith

Price: $14.35

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004541

ISBN: 0060175125

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, minor edgewear, ex-library with usual stamps, cracking at p. 20. DJ in protective wraps taped to boards. Text is clean and unmarked. "Albuquerque lawyer/sleuth Neil Hamel faces one of humanity's most primal foes --- fire --- when she investigates the death by flames of an elite firefighter in the Colorado wilderness. It is high summer and the Southwest is tinderbox dry when Neil is approached by the parents of Joni Barker, a "hotsho... View more info

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North of the Border (A Neil Hamel Mystery)

By: Van Gieson, Judith

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1993

Seller ID: 006297

ISBN: 0671769677

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit curved with one crease, minor edgewear and bumping. A bright, attractive copy. "On one side of the border, a murder. On the other, a killer. In between stands Neil Hamel, a woman with a passion for the truth."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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The Chinese Bell Murders

By: Van Gulik, Robert

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1958

Seller ID: 001627

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Corners bumped. A clean, tight very attractive copy of this novel originally published in Tokyo 1951. Includes 15 plates drawn by the author in Chinese style. "The Chinese Bell Murders is the first 'Judge Dee Mystery' to appear in the United States. Each 'Judge Dee Mystery' is based upon three original old Chinese plots, rewritten as one continuous story, centering round Judge Dee, one of the most famous ancient Chinese master detectives who lived in the 7th cen... View more info

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Necklace and Calabash

By: Van Gulik, Robert

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1967

Seller ID: 003821

ISBN: 0684163292

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slightly slanted/creased, slight edgewear/bumping. With eight illustrations drawn by the author in Chinese style. A nice, clean, unmarked copy. "Judge Dee’s fishing vacation plans are suddenly shattered when the inn cashier is found slain in a river. When he is summoned to the Emperor’s palace to find the princess’s stolen pearl necklace, he wonders: could the theft be connected to the cashier’s death? And what of Master Gourd and the sinister ... View more info

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The Chinese Bell Murders

By: Van Gulik, Robert

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1980

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 004439

Condition: Very Good-


Novel originally published in Tokyo 1951. One crease on spine, minor edgewear/bumping, PO name inside. Cracked at "Sketch Map of Poo-Yang" in front of book. Includes 15 plates drawn by the author in Chinese style. "The Chinese Bell Murders is the first 'Judge Dee Mystery' to appear in the United States. Each 'Judge Dee Mystery' is based upon three original old Chinese plots, rewritten as one continuous story, centering round Judge Dee, one of the most ... View more info