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From Potter's Field

By: Cornwell, Patricia Daniels

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Berkley Publishing Group: 1996

Seller ID: 000491

ISBN: 0425154092

Condition: Very Good


Spine, covers show a little creasing & ordinary shelf wear. "Upon examining a dead woman found in snowbound Central Park, Scarpetta immediately recognizes the grisly work of Temple Brooks Gault, a bold, brilliant killer from her past. Soon she realizes that Gault's murders are but a violent chain leading up to one ultimate kill: Scarpetta herself. Now she must stay her own fears and keep step with a psychopath who is always one step ahead, both everywhere and nowhere. But even with the help of her FBI and police comrades, Scarpetta knows the endgame is hers alone to play. Having repeat... View more info

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From Potter's Field

By: Cornwell, Patricia Daniels

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Berkley Publishing Group: 1996

Seller ID: 000672

ISBN: 0425154092

Condition: Very Good


Spine/covers show a little creasing, corners bumped. "Upon examining a dead woman found in snowbound Central Park, Scarpetta immediately recognizes the grisly work of Temple Brooks Gault, a bold, brilliant killer from her past. Soon she realizes that Gault's murders are but a violent chain leading up to one ultimate kill: Scarpetta herself. Now she must stay her own fears and keep step with a psychopath who is always one step ahead, both everywhere and nowhere. But even with the help of her FBI and police comrades, Scarpetta knows the endgame is hers alone to play. Having repeatedly pl... View more info

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Gallow's View (An Inspector Banks Mystery)

By: Robinson, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 1997

Edition: First Berkley Prime Crime Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006678

ISBN: 0425156729

Condition: Very Good


Very slight edgewear, 1/3" tear on back. Inscribed by the author: "To _____ -- Thanks for taking the photo. Cheers! Peter Robinson." A bright, tight, attractive copy. "After moving his family from London, Chief Inspector Alan Banks is feeling all too at home in the picturesque market town of Eastvale. A crime wave seems to have followed him north. Teenage thugs are burglarizing the homes of elderly women, culminating in murder. And a Peeping Tom is on the loose, menacing the women of Eastvale. To appease the outraged local feminists, the police bring in psychologist ... View more info

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Get Shorty

By: Leonard, Elmore

Price: $3.90

Publisher: New York, NY, Dell Publishing: 1991

Seller ID: 000481

ISBN: 0440209803

Condition: Very Good


Spine/covers show slight creasing. Slightly cocked/corners bumped. A few pages have a small crease towards the top of the page. 'Miami mob little-guy, loan shark Chili Palmer, is seriously thinking of a career change when a client skips town. Pursuit leads him to L.A. . . . and the rest, as they say, is history. As a crook, Chili has all the qualifications to make it in the movie business. Soon he's hooked up with horror-film producer Harry Zimm and former starlet Karen Flores, a size-D screamer. But hustling Harry has stiffed a backer, some Miami muscle is headed west to break more than C... View more info

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Gideon's Fire

By: Marric, J. J. (John Creasey)

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Medallion: 1961

Seller ID: 001056

Condition: Near Fine


Slight shelf wear, darkening, slight creasing at the hinges. An Edgar award winning mystery novel. "The brutal rape and killing of a young girl -- plus a series of frightening fires -- plus a grave containing the bodies of three women -- plus a fraudulent stock deal -- equal . . .'The best mystery novel of the year' -- Mystery Writers of America. Here is Commander Gideon's most baffling case -- a brisk and suspenseful search for a rapist and pyromaniac -- a madman who must be caught before he sets other fires and murders other women. "; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tal... View more info

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Gideon's Lot

By: Marric, J. J. (John Creasey)

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Berkley Medallion: 1966

Seller ID: 001055

Condition: Near Fine


Minor shelf wear, darkening. Spine has a crease that looks like a publisher's defect. "Gideon's lot is an unenviable one on this lovely May day. To the cases at hand are about to be added troublesome inquiries from the New York police, and information from them about 1) a suspected rapist (American) now in London, and 2) the imminent arrival in that city of a big-league confidence man; the tragic case of Signor Lucci and the orgies on premises owned by him; and the shenanigans of a light-hearted couple named Barnett -- the husband, Barney, is also light-fingered, while his wife is an a... View more info

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Gideon's Lot

By: Marric, J. J. (John Creasey)

Price: $5.25

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1964

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001058

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Boards show a little scuffing, but have chipping all along the bottom edge. Dampstains at bottom inside covers. Corners bumped. Jacket shows some darkening and top and bottom are chipped. Again some dampstains inside jacket. Owner signed inside cover. "Gideon's lot is an unenviable one on this lovely May day. To the cases at hand are about to be added troublesome inquiries from the New York police, and information from them about 1) a suspected rapist (American) now in London, and 2) the imminent arrival in that city of a big-league confidence man; the tragic case of Signor Lucci and t... View more info

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Gideon's Lot

By: Marric, J. J. (John Creasey)

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1964

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002431

Condition: Good in Good+ dust jacket


Ex-library with usual markings and back free end paper torn out. Spine slanted, front board starting to pull away from text block, minor edge wear. Jacket has a couple brownish stains in back and is in protective wraps taped to boards. Text is clean and unmarked. "Gideon's lot is an unenviable one on this lovely May day. To the cases at hand are about to be added troublesome inquiries from the New York police, and information from them about 1) a suspected rapist (American) now in London, and 2) the imminent arrival in that city of a big-league confidence man; the tragic case of Signor... View more info

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Gideon's Vote

By: Marric, J. J. (John Creasey)

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, Berkley Medallion: 1966

Seller ID: 001054

Condition: Near Fine


Slight darkening. "Here Creasey-Marric studies a British general-election campaign, fascinating in its similarities and contrasts to our own, and examines especially its police aspects -- the protection of candidates (from burglars among other things), the dangerous activities of extremists of right and lerft (which go so far as the theft of an atomic device) -- and the regular police problems, which persist no matter what the electoral situation . . . The novel is wholly admirable, and no one else could possibly have written it. " Anthony Boucher; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" t... View more info

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Glass Village

By: Queen, Ellery

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006724

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


281 pp. Rebound in sturdy green library binding, with red and white design on front board. Ex-library with usual stamps and pocket. Corners bumped, spots on a few pages, but overall clean and unmarked. A murder mystery set in a small New England village that challenges the principles of justice and due process.; Ex-Library; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Goldilocks

By: McBain, Ed

Price: $3.05

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1996

Seller ID: 000089

Condition: Very Good


Spine shows some slight creasing. Minor shelf wear. Sticker on back cover stamped with 1997 date.; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall View more info

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Good old Stuff, The

By: MacDonald, John D.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Fawcett Gold Medal: 1983

Seller ID: 000483

ISBN: 0449125637

Condition: Good


Ex-library, with typical markings and stamps. Spine has been taped, although it appears only slight creased. Covers are somewhat creased/bumped with some ordinary shelf war. "The Good Old Stuff" has been selected to give readers a taste of John D. MacDonald's great fiction. 'The Simplest Poison' is a straight detective story. 'Miranda' is psychological suspense. 'Noose for a Tigress' is about a woman who wanted too much. You'll recognize the inimitable MacDonald touch in the portraits of his characters -- professional criminals, city cops, afventurers, and amateur sleuths. "... View more info

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Grand Jury

By: Friedman, Philip

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Ivy Books: 1997

Seller ID: 000447

ISBN: 0804112959

Condition: Good


Spine, covers show some creasing, some shelf wear, scuffs. "The New York police seize more than a million dollars tainted with heroin powder, implicating two elderly and distinguished Chinatown residents. Their case is rushed before the grand jury. Susan Linwood and David Clark are strangers before being asked to serve in the name of justice. Yet as prosecutor Dan Mahoney presents the drug conspiracy case, they soon become completely absorbed with the proceedings -- and increasingly with each other. As Mahoney struggles with facts that refuse to fit the crimes his superiors h... View more info

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Grievance : A Rugs Carlucci Novel

By: Constantine, K. C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Mysterious Press: 2000

Edition: Likely Book Club

Seller ID: 001974

ISBN: 0892966483

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Spine a bit slanted, jacket shows slight edge wear. A clean, attractive copy. "Class war writ in blood colors the Rocksburg streets. . . A brutal regimen of down-sizing had shut down steel production and eliminated 2/3 of the factory's workforce-a policy enforced by steel magnate J.D. Lyons. If Lyons accomplished his business objectives, he has since paid the ultimate price. For J.D. Lyons has just been found in the trunk of his Jaguar, bent over a bag of golf clubs and sporting a small-caliber bullet wound at the base of his skull."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Guardian of the Horizon (Amelia Peabody Mystery #16)

By: Peters, Elizabeth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8692

ISBN: 0066214718

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Ex-library with stamp on front pastedown and pocket on back end paper. Corner bumped, a little edge wear and rubbing. Jacket in new Brodart, does not appear to have been taped, a little edge wear. Overall, a nice copy. ; Sixteenth in the Amelia Peabody Mystery series. ; Amelia Peabody; Ex-Library; 7 ¾" X 9 ¾" Tall; 399 pages; "A hitherto lost journal of the indomitable Amelia Peabody has been miraculously recovered: a chronicle from one of the 'missing years' - 1907-1908 - shedding new light on an already exceptional career, a remarkable family ... And an unexpected te... View more info

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Hand in Glove

By: Marsh, Ngaio

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, Jove/HBJ: 1978

Seller ID: 000605

Condition: Very Good


Spine and covers a bit creased. Corners bumped, some foxing. An Inspector Roderick Alleyn mystery. "Lady Banting had a talent for outrageious parties, but she never dreamed her treasure hunt would end in murder -- with a famous lawyer dead, his skull bashed in by a pipe. Who planned this horrendous happening? Inspector Alleyn probes the alibis of some elegant aristocrats -- for the hidden clue to a particularly deadly guest. "; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Hard Candy

By: Baxter, Mary L.

Price: $2.40

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Canada, Mira: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001648

ISBN: 1551664402

Condition: Very Good+


Slightly shelf-cocked, corners bumped, slight edge wear. "He's crossed the line no homicide cop ever should. He's involved with a suspect. Emotionally and physically. And it's something he knows is wrong. But that's nothing. She's got a whole list-a murdered husband, vicious threats, missing money, a missing will, the fear of losing everyone and everything she loves. . . Falling for the wrong man-that's damn far down the list. Until he arrests her for murder."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall View more info

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Headed for a Hearse [abridged] (Dell Great Mystery Library No. 6)

By: Latimer, Jonathan

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1957

Seller ID: 002282

Condition: Very Good


Slight spine slant, corners bumped, minor edge wear, scuffing along spine. A few pages have the top corner creased, as do a few with creased at the bottom corner. A little darkening but text is clean and unmarked. "He was a wealthy man who'd enjoyed privacy all his life. He had it still: a private cell in the death house, a private knowledge of his innocence of murder, and a very private Doomsday, all his own. Then, with his execution only six days away, he hired a private detective to find the real killer. That was when trouble stopped being his personal property, and murder beca... View more info

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Henrietta Who?

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Seller ID: 000909

ISBN: 0553203045

Condition: Very Good


Spine, covers slightly creased. Slight shelf wear. "The townspeople would have said Larking, with its stone rectory and thatched farmhouses, was typical of a thousand other English villages. As it happened, this was true. And everyone in Larking thought they knew everything about everyone else. In that they found they were mistaken. . . especially the morning the postman found Grace Jenkins murdered. She had lived quietly at Boundary Cottage for twenty-one years, but there was a great deal about Grace the townspeople didn't know. And Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan soon discovered they... View more info

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Henrietta Who?

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1981

Seller ID: 007784

ISBN: 0553203045

Condition: Good


Spine slightly creased, rolled, a little edge wear and rubbing. Upper corners of last 30 pages have some moisture related waviness. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A solid copy. "The townspeople would have said Larking, with its stone rectory and thatched farmhouses, was typical of a thousand other English villages. As it happened, this was true. And everyone in Larking thought they knew everything about everyone else. In that they found they were mistaken. . . especially the morning the postman found Grace Jenkins murdered. She had lived quietly at Boundary Cottage for tw... View more info