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Twanged

By: Clark, Carol Higgins

Price: $2.45

Publisher: New York, Warner Books, Incorporated: 1999

Seller ID: 003114

ISBN: 0446605360

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slightly creased, minor edgewear/bumping, crease in lower corner. Text is clean & unmarked. "Sleuth Regan Reilly is hired as a bodyguard for singer Brigid O’Neill, a rising country star who has been receiving threatening "love notes." Brigid also possesses a "magical" Irish fiddle said to be cursed--whoever takes it out of Ireland will have an accident or face death. Still, Brigid brings it to the Hamptons, where her band will perform at a Fourth of July concert. Chappy Tinka, heir to a thumbtack fortune, and his ditzy wife, Bettina, are their hosts.; 12mo -... View more info

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Twelve Sharp (Stephanie Plum Mystery Series #12)

By: Evanovich, Janet

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2006

Seller ID: 8339

ISBN: 0312349483

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Navy cloth with gold lettering. Spine slightly cocked, corners bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. Jacket shows a little edge wear with a small crimp to back panel. An attractive copy. ; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 310 pages; "Just when it seems Stephanie Plum’s life may be calming down, a new threat turns up: the wife of her mentor, Ranger. Only it seems this wife isn’t everything she says she is, and with Plum’s usual protector in danger, Stephanie might actually have to look after Ranger for once. Problem is Stephanie’s on-again-off-again boyfriend, Trenton cop Joe Mo... 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 official executioner. Feared by plebeians and citizens alike, Leonidas administered justice with a swift, sure blow. Then he... View more info

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Two-Minute Mysteries

By: Sobol, Donald J.

Price: $3.65

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1994

Seller ID: 004204

Condition: Good


Covers have reading creases, some edgewear/bumping. Text is clean and unmarked. "YOU spot the clues . . . YOU match wits with famous detective Dr. Haledjian . . . YOU solve it! Seventy-nine 'quickie' mysteries, filled with very tricky clues. Answers are given, so you score yourself as a sleuth. Ready, Watson?"; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Tyger By the Tail

By: Riefe

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Popular Library: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001921

Condition: Good+


Covers slightly creased, corners bumped including a few pages, some darkening, slight spine slant, yellowing. "Tyger Decker is a hard-nosed private dick who moves with the savage speed of a big cat and doesn't mind a little blood. Criminals are his prey, women are his favorite game, and he's ever ready to spring into action at the drop of a corpse. Tyger by the Tail sends Tyger leaping the Atlantic to taste the perils of Old World evil and the pleasures of willing young flesh. A man whom everyone loved to hate is dead, his adoring little girl has seduced Tyger into tracking down the... View more info

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Under Contract

By: Cody, Liza

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 1990

Seller ID: 001579

ISBN: 0553283456

Condition: Good+


Spine somewhat creased, shelf-cocked, corners bumped. Initials on ffep. "Everything is hush-hush when Anna Lee is subcontracted to J.W. Protection and sent out on tour as a bodyguard for pop star Shona Una. Anna screens the filthy hare mail and ugly threats that are pushing the high-wired rocker over the edge. But when she finds Shona's dead cat nailed to a wig box in the entertainer's dressing room, the message is clear: Shona's next. . . unless Anna Lee can finger the killer among her debauched hangers-on."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

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Uniform Justice (A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery)

By: Leon, Donna

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 2003

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 004255

ISBN: 0871139030

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted. A bright, tight, attractive copy. "The body of a student has been found hanged in Venice's elite, highly cloistered military academy. The young man is the son of a doctor and former politician, a member of Parliament who had an impeccable integrity all too rare in Italian politics. Dr. Moro is clearly devastated by his son's death, but while both he and his apparently estranged wife seen convinced that the boy's death could not have been suicide, neither appears eager to help in the investigation of the mysterious circumstances in which he died. Bolstered by... View more info

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Wall of Eyes

By: Millar, Margaret

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, International Polygonics, Ltd.: 1986

Seller ID: 004457

ISBN: 0930330420

Condition: Near Fine


Corners very slightly bumped. A bright, attractive copy. "Alice told the psychiatrist about her blind sister. 'She has built a wall of eyes around her, the good eyes of the rest of us, the eyes of the people who hate her and watch her and wait for her to die. That's what she says, that the eyes are watching and waiting.' Soon the waiting would be over."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

Wanton for Murder

By: Klinger, Henry

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, Permabooks: 1961

Seller ID: 005894

Condition: Good


Permabook #M-4222. Spine curved, cover creased, some edgewear. Text is yellowed, but clean and unmarked. "When Joe Adano, ambulance attendant, examined the drunk who had fallen off the tenement house roof he didn't know what he was letting himself in for. Neva Norrell, for example, the drunk's gorgeous wife, who had fewer morals than a female tomcat. Or the drunk, not really a drunk, who would recover but shortly after turn up as a suspect in a murder. Joe wanted to be a doctor. Then why was he trying to make like a detective? Before he realized what was happening he was mixed u... View more info

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Whisper (A Manila Bay Mystery)

By: Marshall, William

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004759

ISBN: 067081959x

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Remainder mark on edge. DJ has very tiny nick at top of front flap. A bright, tight, attractive copy that appears to have never been read. "In Feliciano's Faith Healing House (Psychic Dentistry a Specialty), Benigno Feliciano is blown apart in mid-pull by a man who screams his own name over and over and then shoots himself. At first these deaths seem unrelated to two other equally bizarre murders among Manila's poor and homeless, but leave it to Lieutenant Felix Elizalde to find the connection. What does it have to do with the Gnome Home Acrobatic and One-Ring Sawdust Circus Café ... View more info

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Whitewater [Large Print]

By: Knox, Bill

Price: $11.80

Publisher: Leicester, Ulverscroft Large Print Books: 1978

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 004345

ISBN: 0708900976

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, minor edgewear/bumping, A very gently used ex-library book from a retirement community library. DJ in excellent condition in protective wraps taped to boards. A bright, attractive copy. "Another gripping fast-moving story about the Fishery Protection Service and Chief Office Web Carrick. The traditional wedding flag is flying from a fishing boat as 'Marlin' enters Port MacFarlane, on the west coast of Mull. But this small and prosperous lobster fishing base is no peaceful haven; and the wedding flag becomes a signal which marks the start of murder and violen... View more info

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Who Killed Madcap Millicent?

By: Fuller, Roger

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1964

Seller ID: 004430

Condition: Very Good


Minor edgewear, inside cover starting to yellow. A clean, attractive copy. "'Millicent came down here Thursday evening. Saturday noon she turns up dead. What happened in between?' I leaned over and sniffed the stopper of the Thermos. The odor of almonds was strong. Cyanide!"; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

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Why Shoot a Butler?

By: Heyer, Georgette

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1986

Seller ID: 007486

ISBN: 0425093239

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat creased, rolled, corners worn, a little edge wear and rubbing, light reading crease. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. A writer of many talents, Georgette Heyer was known for her mystery novels as well as historical fiction and Regency romances. "Why Shoot a Butler?" was her second mystery. "The new heir to Norton Manor discovered the difficulty of keeping decent help when the butler got murdered on his night off. But why would anyone shoot a trusted old family retainer? A visiting barrister suspected it involved the mysterious lad... View more info

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Why Shoot a Butler?

By: Heyer, Georgette

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, Arrow Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 008163

ISBN: 0099493721

Condition: Good


Spine rolled, somewhat creased, a little edge wear and rubbing. Slight tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. A writer of many talents, Georgette Heyer was known for her mystery novels as well as historical fiction and Regency romances. "Why Shoot a Butler?" was her second mystery. "The new heir to Norton Manor discovered the difficulty of keeping decent help when the butler got murdered on his night off. But why would anyone shoot a trusted old family retainer? A visiting barrister suspected it involved the mysterious lady at the scene of the crime, the g... View more info

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Widows: A Novel of the 87th Precinct [Large Print]

By: McBain, Ed

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Boston, G K Hall & Co: 1991

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 004359

ISBN: 0816153116

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Very minor wear on bottom edge. Book was gently used in retirement community library with one stamp and pocket. DJ shows edgewear, with a little chipping especially at spine ends. DJ was apparently taped to boards, but no longer is. Text is bright and clean. "When a beautiful 22 year old woman is found stabbed in her luxurious penthouse, leaving no clues except a collection of erotic love letters, the men and women of the 87th are temporarily stumped. The case heats up quickly, however, when the woman's lover - an attorney and an older man - is found shot on the street, and a match... View more info

With No One As Witness (a Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley mystery)

By: George, Elizabeth

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005864

ISBN: 0060545607

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light grey boards with charcoal grey spine and copper lettering, Spine glue appears sparse in one small section. DJ in protective Brodart plastic wrap. One very small closed tear. A bright, attractive copy. "When an adolescent boy's nude body is found mutilated and artfully arranged on the top of a tomb, it takes no large leap for the police to recognize this as the work of a serial killer. This is the fourth victim in three months but the first to be white. Hoping to avoid charges of institutionalized racism in its failure to pursue the earlier crimes to their conclusion, New Sc... View more info