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The Inferno

By: Creasey, John

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Leicester, Ulverscroft: 1976

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 005112

ISBN: 0854564063

Condition: Good in Good+ dust jacket


Ex-library with usual markings and stamps. Spine slanted, minor edge wear. Jacket in protective wraps, minor edge wear. Overall, a nice copy of this large print edition. "At first the fires looked like natural disasters. Then they spread to the cities and a ghastly pattern began to emerge. Next came the ultimatum, and with it a terror so paralyzing that the governments of the world were prepared to betray Z5 and everything it stood for. But Palfrey fights on, ... View more info

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Cursed to Death (A Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mystery)

By: Crider, Bill

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004538

ISBN: 0802756980

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Some edgewear along bottom, ex-library with usual marks. DJ in protective wraps taped to boards. A bright, attractive copy. "Sheriff Dan Rhodes, of Blacklin County, Texas, is used to bizarre complaints, but they are mostly on the order of a herd of cows loose in the church parking lot, a heavy-metal high-school band rehearsing in a neighbor's back yard, or the holdup man at the Dairy Creem waving a gun and demanding three cheeseburgers and three large orders o... View more info

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Love Lies Bleeding

By: Crispin, Edmund

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, Four Square Books: 1965

Edition: First Four Square Books Edition

Seller ID: 006026

Condition: Fair


Spine slightly slanted, some edgewear, bumping, creasing. Title page loose. Text is clean and unmarked. "End of term at Castrevenford School. The great excitement on the horizon - the production of 'Henry V' for Speech Day. Luscious young Brenda from the nearby Girls' School is playing Katharine. A natural flirt, she is soon leading on her leading man and a surreptitious meeting in the Science Building is planned. But when Williams arrives, Brenda has disap... View more info

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Mystery for Christmas

By: Dalby, Richard (editor)

Price: $10.75

Publisher: New York, Gallery Books: 1990

Seller ID: 8695

ISBN: 0831762942

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. Jacket in new Brodart protective wrap, a little edge wear and rubbing. A bright, attractive copy. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 292 pages; "Ghosts, murder, strange disappearances, , and journeys through time. Every conceivable type of mystery can be found within the pages of Mystery for Christmas, with one thing in common: they all take place during the short days and dark nights, the festivities and tensions, of the Ch... View more info

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Mystery Reader's Walking Guide: England

By: Dale, Alzina Stone; Hendershott, Barbara S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lincolnwood, Illinois, Passport Books: 1988

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 005521

ISBN: 0844295515

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


416 pp., 15 maps; "Special Helps" section of authors, books, and sleuths by walk; Bibliography, Index. Beige boards with gold lettering on a brown spine. PO name on front pastdown. DJ has a little shelfwear along top. A bright, attractive copy. "If you are a mystery lover - or fond of unusual travel experiences - this book if for you. Through 14 wondrous walks in southern England, you will encounter the sights, sounds, sleuths, and characters of many ... View more info

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The House Without the Door

By: Daly, Elizabeth

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1984

Seller ID: 000416

ISBN: 0553246100

Condition: Good


Covers/spine show some creasing. Spine is cocked. First batch of pages are creased at top curner. Bookseller stamp inside front cover. A Henry Gamadge Mystery., originally published in 1942. "The death of Curtis Gregson had left his wife very rich. It had also left her marked in the public's mind as 'the woman who poisoned her husband.' A jury had acquitted her, of course. But the suspicion remained. Now she wanted Gamadge to clear her name -- and to keep he... View more info

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Two for the Lions (a Marcus Didius Falco mystery)

By: Davis, Lindsey

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1998

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006078

ISBN: 0892966939

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ has very slight wear at spine ends. A bright, attractive copy. "Nothing's certain except death and taxes. Catching tax evaders for the Emperor Vespasian looks like a plum position for Marcus Didius Falco, who has teamed up with his old boss, Anacrites, the crotchety chief spy of Rome. Soon, however, Falco is bogged down in bureaucracy, stuck at his stylus, and longing for a good murder to investigate. He gets one when someone kills Leonidas, the Empire's o... View more info

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The Strange Files of Fremont Jones

By: Day, Dianne

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006278

ISBN: 0385475497

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


229 pp., dark brown boards with lighter brown cloth spine and copper gilt lettering. DJ protected in new Brodart. A bright, atractive copy. The series debut which introduces Fremont Jones. "Set in turn-of-the-century San Francisco, whose foggy, gaslit streets still echo with the sounds of horsedrawn carriages as well as the clang of cable-car bells, The Strange Files of Fremont Jones introduces a plucky, independent heroine who might well be the natural ancest... View more info

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14 Peck Slip

By: Dee, Ed

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Warner Books Inc: 1994

Edition: Likely Book Club

Seller ID: 004246

ISBN: 0446517704

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Smal indent on top edge, bottom front corner bumped. A bright, attractive copy. "In the darkness of a December morning in lower Manhattan's Fulton Fish Market a mob rip-off is under way: Thousands of pounds of fish are calmly 'tapped' - stolen - from wholesalers on the street. It's the price of doing business. But detectives Joe Gregory and Anthony Ryan have not come to Peck Slip to stop fish tapping. They've come to watch a fifty-gallon drum being dumped in... View more info

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How Hard to Kill

By: Dewey, Thomas B.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1963

Seller ID: 004081

Condition: Good


Spine slanted, somewhat creased, some edgewear/bumping, small crease at top corner, remainder mark on bottom. Text is yellowing, but clean and unmarked. "Who stuck the pocketknife in Dickie boy's heart? "Cathy, his wife, on whom he had cheated for fifteen years? "Ziggy Paul, a fashion photographer who specialized in nudes and blackmail? "Donald Clarkson, a Washington official who would stop at nothing to preserve his reputation? &#... View more info

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How Hard to Kill

By: Dewey, Thomas B.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1963

Seller ID: 008249

Condition: Good


Permabook M-4291, 149 pp. Spine somewhat creased, slightly slanted, light reading crease, minor edge wear and rubbing. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good copy. "Who stuck the pocketknife in Dickie boy's heart? "Cathy, his wife, on whom he had cheated for fifteen years? "Ziggy Paul, a fashion photographer who specialized in nudes and blackmail? "Donald Clarkson, a Washington official who would stop at nothing to preserve... View more info

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The Wench is Dead

By: Dexter, Colin

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1989

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002047

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket shows a little edge wear, rubbing. "In 1859, the body of a young woman was found floating in the Oxford Canal; her death led to a sensational murder trial. In 1989, Inspector Morse is recovering from an ulcer in Oxford's Radcliffe Hospital. Idly leafing through books in the hospital library, Morse comes across an account of the investigation. He is soon convinced that the two men hanged for the canal murder were innocen... View more info

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The Wench is Dead

By: Dexter, Colin

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 005236

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Corners slightly bumped, slight edge wear, a little speckling to edges. Jacket has slight edge wear. An attractive copy. "In 1859, the body of a young woman was found floating in the Oxford Canal; her death led to a sensational murder trial. In 1989, Inspector Morse is recovering from an ulcer in Oxford's Radcliffe Hospital. Idly leafing through books in the hospital library, Morse comes across an account of the investigation. He is soon convinced that the two... View more info

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The Curse of the Bronze Lamp

By: Dickson, Carter

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Medallion: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 001706

Condition: Poor


Reading copy. Spine is creased and slanted, 3" tear along front base, 2" tear along rear top. Covers are heavily soiled/darkened, and loose at front and back -- paragraphs firmly attached. Insect damage to bottom of text block and covers. Writing on ffep and front cover. Text is slightly yellowed but unmarked and perfectly readable. "The mysterious Middle East was where lovely Lady Helen had just returned from. In defiance of the most dire predictions, s... View more info

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The Curse of the Bronze Lamp

By: Dickson, Carter (aka John Dickson Carr)

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf: 1986

Seller ID: 005945

ISBN: 0881841013

Condition: Good


Spine slanted, edgewear, corners a little bumped. Text yellowing, but clean and unmarked. "The mysterious Middle East was where lovely Lady Helen had just returned from. In defiance of the most dire predictions, she carried back to Severn Hall a gift from the Egyptian government: and ancient bronze lamp. It had come from a tomb that Helen and her father had helped excavate. At the door, Helen stepped out of the car, leaving her friends to follow her into the ... View more info

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Show of Evil

By: Diehl, William

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine Publishing Group: 1996

Seller ID: 000445

ISBN: 034537536x

Condition: Fair


Spine and cover show creasing. some shelf wear. Front cover and first few pages are pulling away from spine. "It begins with a shocking, unsolved murder. In a small town in sourthern Illinois, the butchered body of Linda Balfour -- with a cryptic code printed in blood on the back of her head -- forges a gru;esome link to the brutal murder of Bishop Rushman, the beloved Chicago clergyman who had been dismemberred years before by the angelic-looking altar boy, Aar... View more info

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The Northbury Papers

By: Dobson, Joanne

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1999

Edition: First Bantam Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 006697

ISBN: 0553576615

Condition: Very Good


Spine somewhat slanted and creased, minor edgewear. A bright, attractive copy. "A battered copy of Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre leads Professor Karen Pelletier to the long-forgotten novels of an obscure writer named Serena Northbury. When she decides to pen the author's biography, she sets off a raging controversy. Everyone, from her esteemed colleagues to her tyrannical department head, regards Northbury's 19th century writings as trash. But when the intre... View more info

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Murder is Mutuel

By: Dolph, Jack

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Dell Publishing: 1948

Seller ID: 001169

Condition: Fair


Spine creased and scuffed along edges, shelf-cocked. Covers a bit creased, corners bumped, slight darkening. One paragraph is starting to come loose from the spine -- all pages are present. A Doc Connor, Mapback murder mystery. "What this Mystery is about -- A Percentage Operator, wanted by the police, vanishes in Penn Station . . . Eastern racetracks discover a flourishing racket in phony Pari-Mutuel Tickets . . . a smart Counterfeiter signs off with an acu... View more info

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Hot Tip

By: Dolph, Jack

Price: $8.25

Publisher: New York, Lawrence E. Spivak: 1951

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 004298

Condition: Good


128 pp. A vintage mystery originally published by Doubleday & Co, this complete and unabridged edition is part of the Bestseller Mysteries series (# B 142) published during and shortly after World War II. Covers show some edgewear and a little scuffing; back cover has some tiny chipping along top edge. Text has dampstain in lower corner, but is clean and unmarked. Cover price is 35 cents. "The lean little dead man on the rubbing table was still warm when I g... View more info

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The Shaman Sings

By: Doss, James D.

Price: $18.75

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1995

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 007180

ISBN: 0380724960

Condition: Good


Ex-library with a couple stamps, pocket inside back cover, and 'M' written on top edged. Spine somewhat creased, slanted, corners chipped, minor edge wear and rubbing, reading crease, covers a bit scuffed. Slight browning but text is clean and unmarked. "Daisy Perika has no place in the modern world of cold, rational science. Hers is the realm of the spirit - of ancient and sacred magic. But visions of Coyote and fire have awakened the aged Ute shaman once again ... View more info