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Death of an Expert Witness

By: James, P. D.

Price: $3.33

Publisher: New York, Popular Library: 1977

Seller ID: 001332

ISBN: 0445043016

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, minor edge wear/scuffing to covers/spine. Slight darkening. "On the surface, Dr. Lorrimer was the picture of a bloodless, coldly efficient scientist. Only when his brutally slain body was discovered and his secret past dissected die this image begin to change. And once again Chief Inspector Adam Dalgliesh learned that there was more to human beings than met the eye. . . and more to solving a murder than the obvious clues."; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall View more info

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Death of an Outsider

By: Beaton, M. C.

Price: $6.25

Publisher: New York, Ivy Books: 1990

Seller ID: 006018

ISBN: 0804104875

Condition: Good


Spine a bit creased, slanted, corners bumped including a few pages, slight edge wear, reading crease. Some yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. "Nobody in the Scottish town of Cnothan had liked the abrasive Englishman, and mow that he has been murdered - in a most original fashion - nobody much minds. Constable Hamish Macbeth's hard luck is that he happens to be on temporary duty in this cloistered Highlands village when the killer strikes. And he has his work cut out for him, dragging from Mainwaring's close-mouthed neighbors enough facts to start solving this peculiar case. B... View more info

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Death on a Quiet Day : A Sir John Appleby Mystery

By: Innes, Michael

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Perennial Library: 1983

Seller ID: 001565

ISBN: 006080677X

Condition: Good+


Spine creased, shelf-cocked. Corners bumped, a few pages dog-eared. Minor edge wear. Some darkening. "Student David Henchman decides to spend a quiet day in the country to escape from his boisterous class mate tormentors but gets more than he bargains for when he comes across a man with a bullet hole in his head. So begins a tale of frenzied pursuit featuring a disappearing corpse, a mad race from a killer on the moots, a panicky girl, a flight by automobile, and an ivy-covered tower that contains the secret of death on a quiet day."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Deck the Halls

By: Clark, Mary Higgins; Clark, Carol Higgins

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2000

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002046

ISBN: 0743212002

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Corners bumped, slight edge wear. "Mary Higgins Clark and her daughter, Carol Higgins Clark, have joined forces for the first time to create a brilliant and exciting story of high-stakes intrigue and detection in a kidnapping played out against a holiday setting." When her father is kidnapped and held for ransom three days before Christmas, Regan Reilly, a dynamic young sleuth, joins forces with Alvirah Meehan, famous lottery winner and amateur detective, to find him before time runs out.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Decked : A Regan Reilly Mystery (A Dove Bk.)

By: Clark, Carol Higgins

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Warner Books, Incorporated: 1993

Seller ID: 000733

ISBN: 0446364703

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit creased/shelf-cocked. Covers bowed out a bit. "The daughter of a successful mystery writer and a P.I. with pizzazz, Regan Reilly is attending her class reunion at St. Polycarp's, England, when the long-dead body of her former roommate turns up under the bushes. It's a case Regan would love to solve, but a prior commitment puts her on a transatlantic cruise. She shouldn't have fretted. The clues to the crime are following her on the Queen Guinevere. Here, on a ship awash with secret lovers, a fortune hunter, a jewel thief and an assassin, Regan is sailing home -- and in... View more info

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Decked : A Regan Reilly Mystery (A Dove Bk.)

By: Clark, Carol Higgins

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Warner Books, Incorporated: 1993

Edition: Twenty-Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 001422

ISBN: 0446364703

Condition: Very Good


Spine/covers slightly creased, corners bumped. Covers bowed out a bit. "The daughter of a successful mystery writer and a P.I. with pizzazz, Regan Reilly is attending her class reunion at St. Polycarp's, England, when the long-dead body of her former roommate turns up under the bushes. It's a case Regan would love to solve, but a prior commitment puts her on a transatlantic cruise. She shouldn't have fretted. The clues to the crime are following her on the Queen Guinevere. Here, on a ship awash with secret lovers, a fortune hunter, a jewel thief and an assassin, Regan is sailing h... View more info

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Desert Sinner (Father Dowling Mysteries)

By: McInerny, Ralph

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, St. Martin's Press: 1992

Edition: Likely Book Club

Seller ID: 001966

ISBN: 0312081774

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Owner's name on ffep. Jacket has bumped corners, slight soiling to back. A clean, tight attractive copy. "A former Las Vegas showgirl named Stacey Wilson is jailed for the murder of her husband, Marvin, a rich playboy whose marriage to the showgirl was a local scandal. Stacey staunchly claims innocence; despite a life sentence, she refuses to disclose her whereabouts on the murder day. While the police see the case as closed, Father Dowling, uncomfortable with the verdict, privately seeks the truth. Sin, innocence, and their linked consequences are played out by a varied cast of cha... View more info

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Dorothy L. Sayers: A Careless Rage for Life

By: Coomes, David

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Oxford, Lion Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003747

ISBN: 0745919227

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


242 pp. plus bibliography, notes author's acknowledgements, index. PO's name on pastedown, light spotting on to edge. A bright, attractive copy. "Known to millions as the creator of Lord Peter Wimsey and the bestselling author of a dozen detective novels, Dorothy Leigh Sayers was in reality a complex woman-moved, she said, by a 'careless rage for life'. The elusive mystery of the real person behind the public figure makes Sayers an attractive choice for the biographer. It is her own distinctive voice, the fact that she is allowed to speak for herself through extensive quotation from... View more info

Double, Double

By: Queen, Ellery

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005840

Condition: Good in Poor dust jacket


215 pp., some edgewear, cracked at back free-endpaper, ex-library with usual stamps and DJ glued to boards. DJ shows considerable edgewear and tears. Text is clean, light and unmarked. "Ellery has never had a more bewitching client than Miss Rima Anderson, who recalls him to Wrightsville. A series of newspaper clippings, sent anonymously, have half-prepared him for Rima's visit, but upon his arrival for 0n-the-spot investigation, he comes up against the most puzzling set of clues in his career: a heart attack, a suicide, a disappearance over a cliff, all quite natural - perhaps - ... View more info

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Dover and the Claret Tappers

By: Porter, Joyce

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont, Foul Play Press: 1992

Seller ID: 005461

ISBN: 0881502456

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat creased, slanted, corners bumped including some pages, a little edge wear, light reading crease, crease across top corner of front cover leaving the first 30 pages with a small corner crease. Text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. Ninth in the Chief Inspector Wilfred Dover series. "Fans of Scotland Yard's least competent detective take note: here for the first time in paperback in the United States is a surprising departure from the series - and the first to depart is none other than Dover himself. When the doubtful detective suddenly vanishes from Scotland Yar... View more info

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Dover One

By: Porter, Joyce

Price: $4.75

Publisher: London, Pan Books: 1966

Seller ID: 005458

Condition: Good


Pan X534, 206 pp. Spine a bit creased, slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear mostly along spine, a little darkening, front cover has a price sticker from a Danish bookstore. Pages browned but text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy. "Dover One" is not only the first in the Chief Inspector Wilfred Dover series, it was Joyce Porter's first publshed book. "Dover is Chief Inspector, moody, lazy, dyspeptic. In company with his Sergeant, a keen boy and a slick dresser, he investigates the disappearance of a sixteen-stone teenage nymphomaniac….The general tone is bawdy, , a... View more info

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Dover Strikes Again

By: Porter, Joyce

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont, Foul Play Press: 1991

Seller ID: 005459

ISBN: 0881502111

Condition: Very Good-


4" Crease across bottom right corner, corners bumped, light reading crease, a little edge wear including a 1" crease at middle of leading edge. Text is bright and unmarked. Sixth in the Chief Inspector Wilfred Dover series. "Sully Martin had probably been a picturesque English village before the earthquake nearly destroyed it. And construction tycoon Walter Chantry might have been taken for another of the many casualties if it hadn't come out that he had been strangled. This time Dover is in for much more than his usual share of bother. For a start, the town's only hotel... View more info

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Dover Two

By: Porter, Joyce

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Fawcett Crest: 1968

Seller ID: 005457

Condition: Good


Fawcett Crest d1103, 176 pp. Spine somewhat creased, a bit slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear and a little chipping, some darkening and rubbing, a couple creases to top edge of front cover. Pages slightly browned but text is clean and unmarked. Second in the series featuring Chief Inspector Wilfred Dove, following "Dover One". "Detective Inspector Wilfred Dover, faced with the fantastic puzzle of the double murder of a single girl, once again proves himself to be the most original and intriguing sleuth to come along in years. In the macabre chiller, Dover, who is und... View more info

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Downtown

By: McBain, Ed

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Morrow/Avon: 1993

Seller ID: 001151

ISBN: 0380707616

Condition: Very Good


Covers slightly creased, corners bumped. "It's Christmas Eve -- and Florida orange grower Michael Barnes is in the Big Apple with a couple of hours to kill. In no time at all, he's scammed by a shady blonde and robbed by a bogus policeman. His rental car is stolen by a "good Samaritan." And he's being framed for the murder of a slimy, two-bit movie producer. Now he's running from the mob, the cops and a hired killer. And a beautiful Oriental bombshell in a white limo is taking him for the ride of his life - showing Barnes a sleazy side of "Fun City" he never d... View more info

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Draw Batons! (A Thane and Moss Mystery)

By: Knox, Bill

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002568

ISBN: 0385036000

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, corners slightly bumped, some darkening at edge of endpapers. DJ shows some bumping/edgewear along top with 1/4" tears at edge & spine. A bright, attractive copy. "Project Community was supposed to be an occasion for good will: a police-sponsored exhibition of the handiworks of Glasgow’s hobby clubs. But as Sergeant Francey Lang discovered when he was "inspecting" the vast model train layout, someone had used it as an occasion for murder. The victim was a used-car dealer, of considerably less than savory reputation, who seemed to devote most of... View more info

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Dress Gray

By: Truscott, Lucian K., IV

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, NY, Fawcett Crest: 1980

Seller ID: 000795

ISBN: 0449241580

Condition: Very Good+


Slight shelf wear, corners bumped. Ry Slaight was a West Point cadet with everything going for him. The respect of his peers. A future military career with no limits. And a passionate love for Irit Dov, an Israeli woman with her own successful New York business. But when a body was found floating in Lake Popolopen at the beginning of June Week, and the academy's official statements were startlingly at odds with what Slaight knew to be true, he was faced with the dilemma of his life. Ry Slaight became obsessed with uncovering the truth. With Irit's help and the aid of a few truste... View more info

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Duplicate Death

By: Heyer, Georgette

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New York, Owl Books: 1985

Edition: 27th Edition; 1st Owl Printing

Seller ID: 8473

ISBN: 0030032997

Condition: Good+


Corners slightly chipping, a little edge wear and rubbing, some discoloration to top edge. A little rippling to first 3 or 4 pages. ; Bantam S5543, 233 pp. Reading copy. Spine a bit creased, slanted, corners creased and chipped, some edge wear and soiling, reading crease. Pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. "That morning, Beulah bought the weapon. Before supper, she had spit out her hatred for the victim in poisonout - and public - words. And at the party, she was the last to see him alive. "They found him slumped in a chair - his handsome head lo... View more info

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Dust and the Heat

By: Gilbert, Henry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Mysterious Press: 1989

Seller ID: 006213

ISBN: 0099598205

Condition: Near Fine


Corners slightly bumped. A bright, tight attractive copy. "The year is 1945. The man is Oliver Nugent, a young Armoured Corps officer seeking a new outlet for his aggressive talents. Soon, he finds a suitable target. On his rise from battlefield to boardroom, Nugent discovers that the tactics for success are remarkably similar. In fifteen years he heads a powerful group of companies. But someone is about to turn the tables - Nugent becomes the victim. And this time the weapon is blackmail."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Dying for Stardom (Take One for Murder Series #3)

By: Fulton, Eileen

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Ivy Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006761

ISBN: 0804102007

Condition: Good


Spine slanted and creased, minor edgewear. Text starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "It's the 20th anniversary of TV's most popular soap, 'The Turning Seasons.' The celebration is in full swing at New York's posh Tavern on the Green when lovely young actress Terri Triano is murdered. She was the winner of a nationwide contest for a coveted new role on the show, and naturally suspicion falls on the first runner-up, also present at the banquet. Nina McFall, never content with the obvious solution, plays amateur sleuth while Detective Lieutenant Dino Rossi and his squad pursue... View more info

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Electric City : A Jane Da Silva Mystery

By: Beck, K. K.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 002727

ISBN: 0892965363

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Ex-library with usual marks, spine slanted, edgewear along bottom, cracked at p. 21. DJ in protective wraps taped to boards. A clean, unmarked copy. "The rather odd couple who appear on Jane da Silva's doorstep are either magazine salespeople-or the answer to her prayer for another hopeless case. It turns out that the bookish man and nervous young woman are worried that Irene March, their co-worker at a news clipping service, has met with foul play. They explain that Irene began acting 'stresses' after she became a contestant on Jeopardy!-and won. The mousy spinster had turned in... View more info