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The Quick Red Fox (Travis McGee Novel Ser.)

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $3.40

Publisher: New York, NY, Fawcett Gold Medal: 1981

Edition: Twenty-Third Printing

Seller ID: 001300

ISBN: 0449142647

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit creased, slightly shelf-cocked, corners bumped. Cover price marked out, some darkening. "From all that Travis McGee could gather, it must have been one hell of a party. Four languid days and all the booze they could drink. . . . Ten playful people swinging wild and free, getting drunk, getting bored, swapping partners in the warmth of sun on naked bodies, miles from civilization. It was a blackmail set-up as old as the hills. McGee-that waterfront gypsy-did not want to touch the deal with a ten-foot pole. Except there was another woman involved, a lovely, longing, tende... View more info

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The Rasp

By: MacDonald, Philip

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1984

Seller ID: 000877

ISBN: 0394724356

Condition: Near Fine


Bottom corner of a few pages are creased. "Introducing British ex-secret service agent Colonel Anthony Gethryn -- attractive, witty, urbane Oxford scholar. In his first private case, Gethryn is faced with the eminent body in the study when he is enlisted by an old friend to solve the mystery of the savage slaying of a Cabinet Minister. "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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The Red House Mystery

By: Milne, A. A.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1959

Seller ID: 002286

Condition: Very Good


Dell D321. Corners bumped, some edge wear esp. along spine. A fairly tight, attractive copy. Number 25 in the Dell Great Mystery Library, and the only mystery by the renowned creator of Winnie the Pooh. "The 'Impossible Murder'. . . It couldn't have happened. . . but it did. He couldn't be a killer. . . but he was. Incredible as it seemed , the always fastidious Mark Ablett had actually murdered his own brother, in cold blood and in broad daylight. . . and then disappeared, before the very eyes of a household of week-end guests. Those were the facts. But what, now, was the future? ... View more info

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The Red Pavilion (A Judge Dee Mystery)

By: Van Gulik, Robert

Price: $9.25

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1994

Seller ID: 007040

ISBN: 0226848736

Condition: Very Good


Small trade paperback (7" x 4.75"), 173 pp, 6 b/w illustrations by van Gulik done in 16th century Chinese illustrated blockprints, sketch map of Paradise Island. Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear and a little rubbing. Interior bright and clean. A nice copy. Three short cases of Judge Dee -- 'The Case of the Callous Courtesan', 'The Case of the Amorous Academician', and 'The Case of the Unlucky Lovers'. "Judge Dee, the bearded detective of ancient China, was only passing through Paradise Island on his way home from the capital when the local magistrat... View more info

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The Reeve's Tale (Dame Frevisse Mystery #9)

By: Frazer, Margaret

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 1999

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 8371

ISBN: 0425172325

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Red over off-white boards, gold lettering. Corners bumped, a little edge wear with a dent to base of spine. Jacket in protective Brodart, slight edge wear and rubbing. A nice copy. ; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 274 pages; Ninth in the Dame (Sister) Frevisse medieval mystery series. "As reeve of the small village of Prior Byfield, Simon Perryn must rule on many local disputes - a task he often shares with the steward of St. Fridewide's nunnery. But when the steward is accused of dishonesty and forced to step aside, the worldly Dame Frevisse is sent in to replace him. "Her ... View more info

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The Religious Body

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $4.35

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Seller ID: 008140

ISBN: 0553207768

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat rolled, creased, a little edge wear and darkening, owner's seal on front end paper. Light tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. Catherine Aird's first novel, originally published in 1966. "Sister Anne," said the Mother Superior unperturbed, "died on Wednesday evening some time after supper, probably in the corridor leading from the Great Hall to the kitchens. Her body was put into the broom cupboard and later thrown down the cellar steps." Who would want to kill a cloistered nun? But, astonishingly, someone had. It was as much of a surpris... View more info

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The Riddle of Samson

By: Garve, Andrew

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1978

Seller ID: 006400

ISBN: 0060804505

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "If a man spends a night on an uninhabited island with another man's beautiful wife, the husband is not apt to be pleased about it. Especially when the husband is notoriously jealous and considerably older than his wife...."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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The Saint in New York

By: Charteris, Leslie

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Curtis Books:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 007361

Condition: Good


224 pp. No publishing date listed but probably late 1960s. Spine a bit creased and rolled, corners bumped, a little edge wear, a bit of rubbing and scuffing. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "The Three Days that Shook Manhattan: The police commissioner of New York City was puzzled when he received a communication from C. E. Teal of the C.I.D., informing him that Simon Templar, better known as 'the Saint,' was at present in the United States and suggesting that 'it would be advisable for you, in your own interests, to observe Templar's activities carefully... View more info

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The Saint Vs. Scotland Yard

By: Charteris, Leslie

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1957

Seller ID: 008247

Condition: Very Good


Avon T-199, 191 pp. A little spine creasing, slight edge wear, binding fairly tight. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "The Saint vs. The Scorpion! "A stack of stolen, illicit love letters adds up to murder - in the hands of - the Scorpion! "A lantern-jawed burglar is sentenced to death by - the Scorpion! "Simon Templar's favorite girl - long-limbed luscious and deadly - does layman service against - the Scorpion! "Those who could have spoken dared not speak, and those who might have spoken died too soon . . . as the Saint and... View more info

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The Second Curtain

By: Fuller, Roy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 1976

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 006770

ISBN: 0140017607

Condition: Good+


Some edgewear and bumping, cover has a few scuffs, PO name inside, text somewhat yellowed, but clean. "For years, ever since the break-up of his marriage, George Garner had cultivated a completely self-contained way of life. He lived alone in his Bayswater flat, dividing his time between reading for Cuffs, the publishers, and working on a new book to bolster up his slightly contracting reputation as a novelist. When he was offered the editorship of a new literary quarterly, he felt even more pleasantly secure in his world of books. Then an old school friend disappeared in curious c... View more info

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The Sempster's Tale (Dame Frevisse Mystery #15)

By: Frazer, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007162

ISBN: 0425207668

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


White boards with gold lettering, 339 pp. Corners slightly bumped, spine slightly cocked, a bit of edge wear, binding tight. Jacket in new Brodart with a little edge wear and rubbing. A bright, attractive copy. Fifteenth in the Dame (Sister) Frevisse medieval mystery series. "Summer 1450 -- Since the death of her husband, Anne Blakhall has carried on their shared business as a tailor and embroiderer in the heart of London. Rather than remarry as prosperous London widows usually do, she has taken a lover - David Weir, a foreign merchant who is secretly a Jew and therefore in consta... View more info

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The Servant's Tale (Sister Frevisse Medieval Mystery #2)

By: Frazer, Margaret

Price: $6.25

Publisher: New York, Jove Books: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007555

ISBN: 0515111635

Condition: Good


Paperback original, first printing, 234 pp. Spine somewhat creased, rolled, a little edge wear, corners bumped. A little tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. Second in the Sister Frevisse Mystery series and nominated for an Edgar award. "It was Christmastime, and the sisters of St. Frideswide cannot turn away travellers . . . even the players knocking at the nunnery door. But along with the motley troupe comes the grievously wounded husband of the cloister's scullery maid, Meg. They swear they found the drunken wastrel in a ditch . . . but the tale sounds like anot... View more info

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The Servant's Tale (Sister Frevisse Mystery #2)

By: Frazer, Margaret

Price: $4.55

Publisher: New York, Berkley Publishing Group: 1993

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 003636

ISBN: 0515111635

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slightly creased, slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear, crease on back corner. A bright, attractive copy. Second in the Sister Frevisse Mystery series and nominated for an Edgar award. "It was Christmastime, and the sisters of St. Frideswide cannot turn away travellers . . . even the players knocking at the nunnery door. But along with the motley troupe comes the grievously wounded husband of the cloister's scullery maid, Meg. They swear they found the drunken wastrel in a ditch . . . but the tale sounds like another song and dance. Especially when two dead bodies are wai... View more info

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The Seventh Commandment

By: Sanders, Lawrence

Price: $5.25

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002578

ISBN: 0399136118

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, speckling along edges, very minor bumping/shelfwear. DJ has very minor shelfwear with slight sunning inside. A bright, attractive copy. "When Hartford insurance snoop Dora Conti comes to New York to investigate the violent street murder of a jewelry magnate, she discovers a ‘Sodom on the Hudson,’ where intimacy is measured in carats and kilos, and greed is the fast food of love."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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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 - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 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 intricate web of double-talk and danger in this gripping and tensely plotted thriller."; Ex-Library; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall 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 to the Dark One's workings amoung the whites of southwestern Colorado. "For Granite Creek police chief Scott Parris,... View more info

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The Shaman's Game

By: Doss, James D.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Avon: 2002

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 007181

ISBN: 0380790300

Condition: Good


Spine creased and slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing, light reading crease. Text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "For the tribes of the American Southwest, the annual Sun Dance is among the most solemn and sacred of rituals. But lately Death has been an univited guest at the hallowed rite. "Ute tribal policeman Charlie Moon is puzzled, The deceased Sun Dancers sustained no visible, life-ending injuries, so he is reluctant to call it murder - though there is surely nothing 'natural' about the sudden, inexplicable deaths of two strong and healthy men. U... View more info

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The Shape of Snakes

By: Walters, Minette

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 2001

Seller ID: 005092

ISBN: 0399147330

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Spine slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket shows a little edge wear and rubbing. An attractive copy. "November 1978. The winter of discontent. Britain is on strike. The dead lie unburied, garbage piles in the streets - and somewhere in West London a black woman dies in a rain-filled gutter. Known as 'Mad Annie,' she was despised by her neighbors. Her passing would have gone unmourned and unnoticed but for the young woman who finds her and who believes - apparently against reason - that Annie was murdered."; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

The Sheriff and the Branding Iron Murders

By: Meredith, D.R.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Thorndike, Maine, G K Hall & Co: 1997

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 005789

ISBN: 0783820445

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat slanted, wraps lightly creased & scuffed, minor edgewear & bumping. Ex-library with minimal stamps. Text is bright, clean and unmarked. "When cowboy artist Willie Russell is brutally slain, Sheriff Matthews hasn't much to go on - only the hoofprints of a spooked horse and Willie's sketches of the beautiful Santiago Crucifix, which had vanished a century before. Frustrated by the bluster of Willie's employer, rancher J.T. Brentwood, and incensed by the possessiveness of the arrogant ranch manager toward J.T.'s beautiful daughter, Angie, the sheriff turns to the story o... View more info