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The Seventh Sacrament (Seventh Sacrament Ser., Vol. 1)

By: Bradberry, James

Price: $4.20

Publisher: New York, NY, St. Martin's Press: 1995

Seller ID: 001751

ISBN: 0312956363

Condition: Good+


Spine somewhat creased, slanted, corners bumped, slight shelf wear. 2" square patch of white-out inside front cover. "They are titans of talent and ego: six world-famous architects brought to Renzo Piruzzi's magnificent Italian villa to engage in an extraordinary competition. The prize" $5 million-and a priceless architectural text. Unfortunately, the competitors aren't getting their designs off the table. Instead, they're starting to die."; 16mo ... View more info

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Left, Right and Centre

By: Brandon, Ruth

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Bath, England, Chivers Press: 1991

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 005793

ISBN: 0792704150

Condition: Good


Spine slightly slanted, wraps creased, corners somewhat bumped. Ex-library with minimal stamps. Text is bright, clean and unmarked. "Someone has leaked a top secret Pentagon document to the Monitor newspaper in London. Who? In the bastions of the New Right and the committee rooms of the Peace Movement, rumor buzzes. Will the leak set off the final holocaust? When Inspector Brian King of the Special Branch, rather than a CID officer, is given the case, Andrew... View more info

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Murder in the D.A.'s Office

By: Brauer, Ame Brooks

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericksburg, VA, A/A Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003827

Condition: Very Good+


A "First Edition of Limited Number," possibly a proof copy. Minor edgewear/bumping. A bright, attractive copy.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Cat Who Saw Stars

By: Braun, Lilian Jackson

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1998

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001994

ISBN: 0399144315

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Jacket shows slight edge wear. A clean, tight, attractive copy. "Qwilleran, Koko, and Yum Yum are hoping for a peaceful month of July spent sitting on the porch of their cabin by a lake in Mooseville. It's not so far from home-but far enough away from the hustle and bustle of Pickax that Qwill figures he might actually find some peace and quiet. When rumors begin to circulate that UFOs are responsible for the disappearance of a stray backpacker . . . . as the in... View more info

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The Christmas Crimes at Puzzel Manor

By: Brett, Simon

Price: $6.45

Publisher: New York, NY, Delacorte Press: 1992

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002029

ISBN: 0385308434

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped. Jacket shows minor edge wear. A bright, attractive copy with puzzles at the end of each chapter. "Jack Tarrant is a newly retired Scotland Yard detective recovering from a bullet wound and bored with doing nothing but crossword puzzles. His girlfriend Maria hopes that a festive holiday weekend at the snowbound Country House Hotel, Puzzel Manor, will lift his spirits. But Jack can't seem to get away either from his career ... View more info

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The Christmas Crimes at Puzzel Manor

By: Brett, Simon

Price: $6.45

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1991

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 005932

ISBN: 0385308434

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slanted. Jacket shows minor edge wear. A bright, attractive copy with puzzles at the end of each chapter. "Jack Tarrant is a newly retired Scotland Yard detective recovering from a bullet wound and bored with doing nothing but crossword puzzles. His girlfriend Maria hopes that a festive holiday weekend at the snowbound Country House Hotel, Puzzel Manor, will lift his spirits. But Jack can't seem to get away either from his career or the puzzles he loves... View more info

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A Coffin for Charley

By: Butler, Gwendoline

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Toronto, Canada, Worldwide: 1996

Seller ID: 001697

ISBN: 0373262000

Condition: Good


Spine/covers a bit creased, corners bumped, some edge wear, covers bowed out a bit. Owner's name stamped inside front cover, initials and dates inside back cover. "His wife, actress Stella Pinero, is being stalked. Adding to his worries, London's Second City is terrified by a cunning and inventive serial killer. Coffin has cast a wide net, but the killer is elusive. . . and continuing to kill. Somehow connected is a murder that occurred 20 years before. A youn... View more info

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The Junkyard Dog

By: Campbell, Robert

Price: $3.90

Publisher: New York, NY, Signet: 1986

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 001566

ISBN: 0451158997

Condition: Very Good+


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, a few pages with small creases in upper right corner. "Chicago is Jimmy Flannery's kind of town. A tough Irishman with street smarts, he's part of a political machine that runs on favors and friendships. Flannery's particular piece of the patronage pie is the 27th Ward, and anything that happens there is his business. Even murder. So when an antiabortion demonstration ends with a bomb Blast that kills a pretty young girl and a... View more info

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Apaches (Large print)

By: Carcaterra, Lorenzo

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Thorndike, Maine, Thorndike Press: 1998

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 004966

ISBN: 0786212632

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Large print edition. Corners slightly bumped, spine slightly slanted. a little rubbing. A bright, attractive copy. "It's the early 1980s. Crack cocaine has made its devastating appearance. Violence is escalating, morality is declining. Things are happening that never happened before. One of those things is the brutal kidnapping of an innocent 12-year-old girl. But this kidnapper has made a deadly mistake. He has brought Boomer Frontieri back to life . . . a NYC d... View more info

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Murder on the Matterhorn (Large Print)

By: Carr, Glyn

Price: $87.50

Publisher: Leicester, Ulverscroft:

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 007435

Condition: Good in Good+ dust jacket


Maroon cloth with gold lettering, 238 pp plus two page list of other Ulverscroft large print titles. Ex-library twice so there are many stamps. Back end paper shows evidence of first pocket being removed and current pocket attached. Spine a bit cocked, corners bumped, a little edge wear, boards slightly bowed. Jacket in new Brodart, a little edge wear with some chipping at corners, spine has a 2" x 1" paper lift, likely where original library label has been remov... View more info

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The Problem of the Green Capsule

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 1947

Seller ID: 001590

Condition: Good


Spine has some chipping at top and bottom and has separated from ffep. Corners bumped, some edge wear along with a couple creases to covers. Foxing. Author's biography page at back of book was torn out and a chunk is missing. Published in England as 'The Black Spectacles.' "When a detective falls in love with a beautiful dame who is supposed to be poisoning people-it's not good! And when he discovers that the man she is going to marry isn't doing anything t... View more info

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The Man Who Could Not Shudder

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $2.22

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1964

Seller ID: 007307

Condition: Fair


Reading copy. Bantam F2837, 150 pp. Spine somewhat creased and slanted, a little edge wear, significant soiling and scuffing to covers, some dampstains to the last few pages. Some yellowing but text is not affected. Reading copy only. "Three guests at Martin Clarke's weekend party swore they saw the pistol lifted from the wall, leveled, and shot. Yet no hand held it. It couldn't have happened - but there was a dead body on the floor to prove that it had! For t... View more info

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The Man Who Could Not Shudder

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1964

Seller ID: 007306

Condition: Very Good


Bantam F2837, 150 pp. Minor edge wear, light reading crease, a little darkening, binding tight. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. "Three guests at Martin Clarke's weekend party swore they saw the pistol lifted from the wall, leveled, and shot. Yet no hand held it. It couldn't have happened - but there was a dead body on the floor to prove that it had! For the victim, it was far too late for a doctor. For the clever murderer, how... View more info

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Till Death Do Us Part

By: Carr, John Dickson (aka Carter Dickson)

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Berkley Medallion: 1971

Edition: First Berkley Medallion Edition

Seller ID: 005946

Condition: Good


Some edgewear, corners a bit bumped. Text is starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "Dick Markham was engaged. . . to a murderess? Her victims were always found in a sealed room, Sir Harvey said, with a hypodermic containing the last drops of prussic acid by their side. And was he next? To be done in by this girl with a face of an angel - this girl he loved? 'We must set a trap,' said Sir Harvey. A few hours later Sir Harvey was dead - poisoned - in a s... View more info

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Fire, Burn!

By: Carr, John Dickson (aka Carter Dickson)

Price: $33.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1957

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 006807

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Black cloth over reddish brown cloth, white lettering, 265 pp, 'Notes for the Curious' at end. Spine slightly cocked, corners worn, minor edge wear, some darkening to pastedowns and edges. A bit of tanning but text is clean and unmarked. Jacket in new Brodart with moderate edge wear, some chipping mostly to corners and top and base of spine, some rubbing and darkening. Stated first edition, date code E-G (May, 1957 I believe). Overall a nice copy. "London was wra... View more info

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Independent Witness

By: Cecil, Henry

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Chicago, Academy Chicago Publishers, Limited: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 004493

ISBN: 089733325x

Condition: Fine


A bright, tight, attractive copy. "When a motorcyclist hits his car broadside, Michael Barnes, Member of Parliament, leaves the scene of the accident. Later on, he has second thoughts about what he id and he reports the incident to the police. Although Barnes was innocent of any wrongdoing in the actual cause of the accident, he is prosecuted. Worse yet, many observers who had been in the vicinity of the mishap are prepared to testify against him. All the act... View more info

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Running of the Spies

By: Chance, John Newton

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Bath, England, Chivers Press: 1990

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 005790

ISBN: 0792700740

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slightly slanted, a few creases, corners slightly bumped. Ex-library with minimal stamps. Text is bright, clean and unmarked. "It had been quite a lively party from the start, but when Hilary suggested a wife-swapping night it took quite a different direction. Jo and John did not know their guests very well, so they were relieved when the lottery drew them to spend the night together. But by the morning they discovered that they had two guests fewer - tw... View more info

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The Shadow Before

By: Chance, John Newton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bath, England, Chivers Press: 1989

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 005791

ISBN: 1555048404

Condition: Very Good-


A little creasing, corners slightly bumped. Ex-library with minimal stamps. Text is bright, clean and unmarked. "Keyes, a private investigator, is waiting to meet a business contact in a down-town bar when he overhears a domestic murder being planned in an adjacent booth. When the intended victim shows up at his office she is not the sadistic call-girl that he'd expected. . . far from it! Keyes' fascination with this distressed beauty draws him into an intrica... View more info

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The Hiller Weapon

By: Chance, John Newton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bath, England, Chivers Press: 1992

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 005792

ISBN: 0745183182

Condition: Very Good


Light scuffing, minor edgewear and bumping. Ex-library with minimal stamps. Text is clean and unmarked. "Doctor Hiller's sudden departure for Cornwall was not totally unexpected. He had gone AWOL before, but this time it had been rather more precipitate than usual. 'Make friends with Miss Grayson,' had been my final instruction, and this was where the complications set in. When, the day after my arrival, Miss Grayson and I found Doctor Hill dead - very dead,... View more info

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One Must Survive

By: Charles, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Leicester, F. A. Thorpe Publishers: 1998

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 005781

ISBN: 0708953476

Condition: Good


Spine slanted and slightly creased, corners bumped, corner creased, ex-library with minimal stamps. Text is bright and clean. "When an unmarked fighter with her guns blazing came screaming out of the sun, the pilot of the peaceful airliner en route for Hanoi had no chance of avoiding the murderous fire. The airliner crashed into the trackless wastes of Burma. Amazingly, eleven people survived, and with them was a dying man who told of a fantastic plot to destr... View more info