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A Small Deceit [Large Print]

By: Yorke, Margaret

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Thorndike, Maine, Thorndike Press: 1992

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 007336

ISBN: 1560542802

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library with typical stamps and labels, pocket pasted to rear end paper. Spine cocked, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Mylar cover has been removed except for the flaps which were glued to the pastedowns. Interior is clean and unmarked. A nice copy in large print. "Williams Adams is a killer who has never been convicted of murder. He has never confessed, even when convicted of rape and criminal assault. Nor has he admitted to the other attacks upon women. He feels no remorse, no pity for his victims. He despises them. Now, having served his sentence in full, he is free, with no su... View more info

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A Strange Desire

By: Mitchell, Kay

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Leicester, Ulverscroft Large Print Books: 1995

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 004310

ISBN: 0708932444

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Spine somewhat slanted, ex-library but looks like it was never read. Pictorial cover, no jacket as issued. Also published as "Roots of Evil". A bright, attractive copy. "When the young town-planner was found dead after his car careered into a canal, the Coroner's verdict was that he had had a heart attack. But why won't the widow accept the verdict? And why, when she takes her worries to Chief Inspector Morrissey, is an attempt made to frighten her into silence? Morrissey's investigation uncovers a darker side of Malminster. Finally, when the mistress of a powerful town of... View more info

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A Taste for Death

By: James, P. D.

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Warner Books, Incorporated: 1987

Seller ID: 001679

ISBN: 0446323527

Condition: Good


Spine/covers well creased, slightly shelf-cocked. Corners bumped, a fair amount of edge wear/chipping. Store stamp inside front cover, slight yellowing. text in very good condition, still somewhat tight. "Their throats slit, the two men had turned the old vestry of St. Matthew's Church red with blood. In death united, in life no men could have been more disparate: one a Baronet and Minister of the Crown; the other an alcoholic derelict. Commander Adam Dalgliesh believed that to find the killer he had to find the thread that connected the two lives. But he hound himself following a t... View more info

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A Taste of Treason

By: Maling, Arthur

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Leicester, Ulverscroft Large Print Books: 1985

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 005942

ISBN: 0708913385

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library with usual stamps, lightly used. Pictorial boards with no jacket, apparently as issued. Text is clean and unmarked. "Brock Potter of New York's top Brokerage firm of Price, Potter and Petacque, is facing a particularly tense and complex problem. Kevin Rand, an executive of Calthrop Industries, has been found guilty of passing Defence secrets to East Germans; and it was on Brock's strong recommendation that Rand, a family friend, had been appointed to the job. When Rand is murdered in prison, Brock is drawn into a highly dangerous investigation which nearly costs him his... View more info

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A Time to Die

By: Lawrence, Hilda

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1971

Seller ID: 006691

Condition: Very Good-


Author's second book. Spine somewhat curved and creased, corners a bit bumped. Text starting to yellow, but clean, tight, and unmarked. "When lovely Mary Cassidy disappeared from town, a discreet week-end affair seemed much more likely than foul play. But Mark East was a detective who couldn't resist asking questions. And when the answers pointed toward an old well instead of a new lover, Mark knew he had uncovered a case of violent murder - a bizarre crime where the difference between life and more death was only a matter of time."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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A Very Quiet Place

By: Garve, Andrew

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003841

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Spine very slightly slanted, PO name inside, map on front and back pastedowns. DJ price-clipped, minor edgewear with tiny tear. A bright, attractive copy. "Debbie Sheldon was twenty-five, attractive, and a free-lance commercial photographer. She lived back of her studio in a business section of London near Regent Street-which was fine, because at night, when the stores and offices were closed, everything was quiet. Then one night Debbie was awakened by the unusual noise of a car engine in the quiet street below. It was five minutes past four. Puzzled, she peered through the blind... View more info

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A Vow of Penance

By: Black, Veronica

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leicester, Ulverscroft Large Print Books: 1995

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 004663

ISBN: 0708933262

Condition: Very Good+


Pictorial boards with no jacket as issued. Ex-library from a retirement community and very gently used. Spot on p. 1, otherwise text is clean and bright. A quite attractive copy. "On the Cornish moor where Sister Joan lives with other Sisters of the Daughters of Compassion, a shadowy figure is stalking the night, slashing trees. When Father Malone's housekeeper is found dead, suicide is the verdict - but Sister Joan and her old friend, Detective Sergeant Mill, think otherwise. When Sister Joan is sent to the presbytery to work as temporary housekeeper, the stage is set for a race a... View more info

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A Wreath for Rivera

By: Marsh, Ngaio

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1978

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 000789

ISBN: 0425038564

Condition: Good+


Spine, covers somewhat creased, slight shelf wear, darkening. "An eccentric English Lord stages a bizarre 'murder' at a society nightclub, and Inspector Roderick Alleyn is along for the fun. But the joke turns grim when the corpse doesn't laugh -- and it is discovered that the staged murder is the cover for a read one!"; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall 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" tall View more info

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Alfred Hitchcock Presents: More of My Favorites in Suspense

By: Hitchcock, Alfred (editor)

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1962

Seller ID: 005626

Condition: Good


Dell #3620. Spine creased and somewhat slanted, front cover creased, some edgewear and bumping, Text is starting to yellow, but clean. "Six ingenious stories and an exceptional novelette in the inimitable Hitchcock manner," featuring authors Hilda Lawrence, Jack Finney, William Sambrot, Robert Arthur, Wilbur Daniel Steele, Mann Rubin and F. Tennyson Jesse; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall View more info

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Along Came a Spider

By: Patterson, James

Price: $3.20

Publisher: New York, NY, Warner Books, Incorporated: 2001

Seller ID: 000453

ISBN: 0446364193

Condition: Good


Spine/covers show slight creasing/shelf wear. Back bottom cover and last few pages are bumped/chipped. "The double kidnapping of the daughter of a famous Hollywood actress and the young son of the Secretary of the Treasury. And that's only the beginning! Gary Soncji is a murderous serial kidnapper who wants to commit the crime of the century. Alex Cross is the brilliant homicide detective pitted against him. Jezzie Flanagan is the female supervisor of the Secret Service who completes one of the most unusual suspense triangles in any thriller you have ever read."; 16mo - over 5¾... View more info

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Along Came a Spider

By: Patterson, James

Price: $3.40

Publisher: New York, Warner Books, Incorporated: 2001

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 004083

ISBN: 0446364193

Condition: Very Good+


Spine very slightly slanted, corners very slightly bumped. A bright, tight, attractive copy. "The double kidnapping of the daughter of a famous Hollywood actress and the young son of the Secretary of the Treasury. And that's only the beginning! Gary Soncji is a murderous serial kidnapper who wants to commit the crime of the century. Alex Cross is the brilliant homicide detective pitted against him. Jezzie Flanagan is the female supervisor of the Secret Service who completes one of the most unusual suspense triangles in any thriller you have ever read."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾&... View more info

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Always a Body to Trade : A Mario Balzic Mystery (Crime Monthly Ser.)

By: Constantine, K. C.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Penguin: 1984

Seller ID: 000922

ISBN: 0140070591

Condition: Fine


Slight shelf wear. "Rocksburg's new mayor is a 34-year-old physical fitness fanatic, a moralizing do-godder -- and a man very eager to spiff up the police departement. And that's just the beginning of Police Chief Mario Balzic's troubles. An unidentified young woman is shot down on the streets; the apartment of a known drug dealer is torn apart as federal narcotics agents sit idly by; and Balzic finds that his closest ally is the Reverend Rutherford Rufee, a preacher who doubles as Rocksburg's vice lord. As Balzic struggles to get to the bottom of the case, he finds himself in a ... 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 seizes the only chance – persuading the jury that Lt. Manion was acting on an ‘irresistible impulse’ – that he was l... 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 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 w... View more info

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And Baby Will Fall

By: Lewin, Michael Z.

Price: $4.80

Publisher: New York, Worldwide: 1990

Seller ID: 002318

ISBN: 0373260423

Condition: Good


Spine well creased, scuffed, and slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear, chipping, rubbing. A few pages creased, some yellowing. Text is clean and unmarked. "Indianapolis social worker Adele Buffington has her hands full with child welfare, a difficult daughter and a private-eye boyfriend. But when a man breaks into the office, copies a file, then disappears-followed by the discovery of a corpse with an unflattering note to social workers pinned to his lapel-Adele digs for answers. What file had the intruder photocopied? Was it a coincidence the murder victim had a name identical to... View more info

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Angel Death

By: Moyes, Patricia

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart, and Winston: 1980

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002292

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Slight spine slant, slight edge wear. Owner's name and store stamp on front free end paper. Jacket shows some edge wear, chipping, esp. along spine, rubbing. Text is clean and unmarked. "Returning to the Caribbean island of St. Matthew's for a holiday, Chief Superintendent of Scotland Yard Henry Tibbett and his wife, Emmy, looked forward to a relaxing time in the sun. But beneath the calm surface is the menace of a vicious drug ring and a conspiracy to gain a stranglehold on island life. . . When an elderly English spinster vanishes on what should have been the first lap of her homewa... 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 detective forced to retire after being wounded, Boomer thirsts to return to the life he loved. When an old friend turns to him... View more info

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Appleby's Answer (A Sir John Appleby Mystery)

By: Innes, Michael

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, England, Penguin: 1985

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 004490

ISBN: 0140039813

Condition: Very Good+


Minor edgewear/bumping. A bright, attractive copy. "When Priscilla Pringle, a well-known writer of clerical murder mysteries, learns that the last rector of a West Country village died under questionable circumstances, she decides to see if there's material for a new book. In addition, Priscilla's curiosity is piqued by Captain Bulkington, a peculiar resident of the village who is seeking her advice on an ingenious murder device for a novel he may be writing. As the maniacal plot twist accumulate and Miss Pringle becomes aware of the deadly reality, Sir John Appleby, retired Commiss... View more info

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Appleby's Other Story : A Sir John Appleby Mystery (Crime Ser.)

By: Innes, Michael

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Harmondsworth, England, Penguin: 1986

Seller ID: 000899

ISBN: 0140041591

Condition: Very Good


Spine/covers a bit creased. Slight shelf wear. "Sir John Appleby could never resist the intrigues of the rich and powerful -- especially when they resulted in murder. So when his host at a house party at the elegant Elvedon Court is found dead amid an extraordinary collection of suspects, Sir John sets to work. It's up to him to determine just who had the strongest motive: the prodigal son, the indiscreet second wife, the "loving" mistress, the shady art dealer -- maybe even the butler. With his usual aplomb, Sir John comes up with the solution, and his own special way of ... View more info