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Kissing the Gunner's Daughter (Inspector Reginald Wexford Mystery Novel Ser.)

By: Rendell, Ruth

Price: $2.60

Publisher: New York, Warner Books, Incorporated: 1993

Seller ID: 000096

ISBN: 0446403342

Condition: Good


Spine and covers show some creases. Top and bottom corner of most pages are curled somewhat.; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall View more info

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Lady Detective

By: Marsh, Rebecca

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Leicester, F. A. Thorpe Publishers: 1995

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 005785

ISBN: 0708978061

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat slanted, cover creased, corners bumped. Ex-library with minimal stamps, small tear on free endpaper. Text is bright, clean and unmarked. "Store detective Elizabeth Parker was a fan of television crime writer and producer Robert Foye. She marveled that a layman could write so knowledgeably of professional criminals. However, she stopped marveling when she caught him stealing from a display counter. In an attempt to bring Foye to heel, Elizabeth accepted his offer of a job as advisor on his show. Unfortunately, she failed to consider that even lady detectives are fir... View more info

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Lady Yesterday (An Amos Walker Novel)

By: Estleman, Loren D.

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004253

ISBN: 039541072x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, PO name inside. DJ has very slight shelfwear. A bright, attractive copy. "Amos Walker follows a cold trail into the great jazz past of Detroit, all to help his friend Iris, she of the golden skin and the profile of an Egyptian princess. But the venture hots up all too fast when unknowns threaten Iris's life - and warn Amos off in no uncertain terms."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Lament for Christabel

By: Peterson, Audrey

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 008239

ISBN: 0671729691

Condition: Good


Paperback original, first printing. Spine rolled and creased, top corner crease, minor edge wear and rubbing. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "The late Piero Marini has been a successful, highly acclaimed composer, whose private life was a happily passionate muddle of wives, ex-wives, mistresses - and a single, cherished daughter, the mesmerizing Tina. "Andrew Quentin was at Casa Marini, outside Florence, to study the composer's brilliant, unfinished 'Christabel', a work that resonated eerily with the composer's own tumultuous existence. Inst... View more info

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Last Respects

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1984

Seller ID: 008139

ISBN: 0553236776

Condition: Very Good


A little edge wear and darkening, binding fairly tight. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "'Found drowned, my foot,' said the pathologist two minutes after looking at the body. The unidentified young man pulled from the salt water near the little fishing village of Edsway hadn't drowned after all. And he hadn't been a bather either, observed Detective Inspector C.D. Sloan. One simply didn't go swimming in a shirt and trousers. Not voluntarily, that is. And then there was the matter of the mysterious copper weight stuffed in the dead man's pocket. . . and t... 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 Taggart of New Politics smells something fishy and decides to do a little investigating on his own account. From Cambridge,... View more info

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Light Thickens

By: Marsh, Ngaio

Price: $7.25

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co: 1982

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 004575

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Spine somewhat slanted. Jacket has 1/2" chip at bottom of spine. A bright, attractive copy. "Light Thickens is the last book by one of the greatest of all mystery writers, the late Dame Ngaio Marsh. It seems that Peregrine Jay, director of London's Dolphin Theatre, has a tricky problem on his hands: how to stage MacBeth successfully with a volatile cast of eccentric actors, and despite some rather sinister goings-in, such as the disembodied head of Banquo's ghost that keeps turning up in strange places, the large swords left where they might kill someone, and several other distu... View more info

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Lights, Camera, Death (Take One for Murder Series #4)

By: Fulton, Eileen

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Ivy Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006762

ISBN: 0804102031

Condition: Good+


Spine slanted and creased, minor edgewear; text yellowing, but clean and unmarked. "Nina McFall, star of 'The Turning Seasons,' America's most popular soap, is always glad to hear from her devoted fans. But lately she's been getting passionate letters from a man calling himself her 'Secret Lover,' and swearing he'll let nobody come between them. Nina doesn't take it seriously - until a delegation of fans arrives at Meyer Studios, and shortly thereafter the actor playing her lover on the show turns up dead in the Hudson River. Now she's sure 'Secret Lover' means business. Detective... View more info

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Lion in the Valley (Amelia Peabody Mystery #4)

By: Peters, Elizabeth

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Tor: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 8523

ISBN: 0812507649

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, a little edge wear, light reading crease. An attractive copy. ; Fourth in the Amelia Peabody Mystery series. ; Amelia Peabody; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall; 310 pages; "The digging season of 1895-96 promised to be a wonderful one: Amelia Peabody, her irascible and doting husband Emerson, and their hell-raising - and precocious - eight-year-old son Ramses were off to Egypt. And true to his word, Emerson was giving Amelia a pyramid (albeit a small one) of her own to excavate. The only shadow was the threat hurled by Amelia into the face of the Master Criminal, the ma... 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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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 disappeared; a cupboard has been broken into; and dangerous chemicals stolen. Then the English master is shot through the eye! T... View more info

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Lovely in Her Bones

By: McCrumb, Sharyn

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1990

Seller ID: 004040

ISBN: 0345360354

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly curved/creased, very minor edgewear/bumping. A bright, attractive copy. "Ever the amateur sleuth and inquisitive student of life, Elizabeth MacPherson has [joined] an archeological dig to help determine if an obscure Indian tribe in the North Carolina hills can lay legal claim to the land they live on. Not everyone in the small town is happy about the college project. And some residents are downright hostile. Elizabeth is anxious to prove herself, but the dig nearly stops when their leader, Professor Lerche, is found murdered in his tent. Even mild-mannered Milo, th... View more info

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Loves Music, Loves to Dance

By: Clark, Mary Higgins; Rubenstein, Julie (editor)

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1992

Seller ID: 001519

ISBN: 0671758896

Condition: Near Fine


Corners bumped. "New York's trendy magazines are a source of peril when a killer enacts a bizarre dance of death, using the personal ads to lure his victims. . . After college, best friends Erin Kelley and Darcy Scott move to the city to pursue exciting careers; Erin is a promising jewelry designer, Darcy finds success as a decorator. On a lark, Darcy persuades Erin to help their TV producer friend research the kinds of people who place personal ads. It seems like innocent fun. . .until Erin disappears. Erin's body is found on an abandoned Manhattan pier-on one foot is her own shoe... View more info

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Lush Life

By: Murphy, Dallas

Price: $8.25

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1992

Seller ID: 004553

ISBN: 0671685554

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


DJ in protective wrap. A bright, tight, attractive copy. "Artie Deemer can't blame Crystal Spivey for once being married to Trammell Weems, blue-blooded black sheep banker, former child star, and ruiner of lives - or for spending her marriage strung out on speed. Hadn't Artie himself let Trammell lead him astray in their long-ago law school days? But Crystal's determined to put the ugly past behind her, until Trammell is reported drowned while fishing on her uncle's boat. Something's fishy - and it's not her ex-husband's missing body. The day after Trammell's alleged drowning. Vis... View more info

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Macpherson's Lament: An Elizabeth Macpherson Mystery

By: McCrumb, Sharyn

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1992

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 005989

ISBN: 0345365763

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Spine slanted. DJ has very slight shelfwear. A bright, attractive copy. "Unflappable Elizabeth MacPherson has returned from England to Danville, Virginia, on two missions of mercy. She must rescue her brother Bill, a novice lawyer, from charges of fraud and a rather nasty jail term..AND try to reconcile her parents, who are unaccountably ending their marriage of more than twenty-five years. (When Elizabeth is away things do fall apart!) As her parents demand divorce and the authorities aim for Bill's head, Elizabeth rallies to save family honor. And in her spare time she solves a... View more info

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Mad Hatter's Holiday

By: Lovesey, Peter

Price: $10.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1973

Seller ID: 001962

ISBN: 0396068359

Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket


Ex-library with usual markings and stamps plus back fep torn out. Spine slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear/chipping. Front board is separated from end papers exposing the webbing. Jacket is enclosed in protective wraps and taped to boards, showing some edge wear/darkening. "Victorian Brighton in 1882 is the setting of this novel of crime and tangled emotions. Albert Moscrop, a visitor whose holiday is dedicated to peering through a telescope at the seaside scene, marches down the Queen's Road to the beach and draws us through a sequence of disarmingly trivial observations into a ... View more info

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Mary, Mary

By: McBain, Ed

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Warner Books, Incorporated: 1994

Seller ID: 001379

ISBN: 0446600547

Condition: Good


Ex-library with stamps and spinal markings. Spine somewhat creased, slightly shelf-cocked, corners bumped. Bookseller stamp on front FEP. "It is Christmas in Florida. The decorations are only slightly more false than the cheer, and a trial is going on -- the kind of trial that grabs headlines and makes people wonder what kind of person could possibly represent the defendant. In this case, the accused, Mary Barton, is charged with killing and burying three innocent young girls. Defense attorney Matthew Hope believes the eccentric Mary Barton would never harm a soul. So does the bea... View more info

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McGarr and the Legacy of a Woman Scorned

By: Gill, Bartholomew

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 1987

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 003712

ISBN: 0140096094

Condition: Good+


Spine somewhat creased/slanted, minor edgewear/bumping, stamp on half-title page. Text is beginning to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "Fionnuala Walton was a legend in her part of Ireland -- strongminded, independent, she had built up a highly successful horse-breeding empire. Now she is lying dead at the bottom of a flight of stairs, and it's up to Chief Inspector Peter McGarr (helped by his lovely wife, Noreen) to discover just who had the most to gain by her death. But when McGarr uncovers some dark secrets from the past, he finds himself struggling to stay alive -- and wondering wh... View more info

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McGarr and the P.M. of Belgrave Square

By: Gill, Bartholomew

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1984

Seller ID: 005635

ISBN: 014007323x

Condition: Good


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear esp. along spine, reading creases, light cup ring on front cover. Some browning but text is clean and unmarked. Black price sticker on back cover. A nice copy. Note: No publication date is listed beyond 'Published by Viking Penguin Inc. 1984', however, the copyright page also states "First published in Great Britain by Penguin Books Ltd. 1986". On the other hand, the blurb on the front end paper speaks of fall 1984 in the future tense. "When a Dublin art dealer is found lying in a pool of blood and a valuable French I... View more info

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McGarr and the P.M. of Belgrave Square

By: Gill, Bartholomew

Price: $20.95

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1984

Seller ID: 006371

ISBN: 014007323X

Condition: Very Good-


Slight spine slant, corners bumped, slight edge wear, light reading crease, some soiling to covers, a couple small tears along top edge of cover. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. Overall, a nice copy. "When a Dublin art dealer is found lying in a pool of blood and a valuable French Impressionist painting is discovered missing, Inspector Peter McGarr must confront a crowd of the dealer's questionabkle cohorts: a double-dealing business partner, a neurasthenic wife, an embittered son, and a gardener/IRA bomb-thrower. McGarr maintains his gutsy composure, aided by his sassy w... View more info