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When Eight Bells Toll

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1966

Seller ID: 000551

Condition: Very Good


Covers show some shelf wear/chipping. Some foxing. Set along the inhospitable northern Scottish coast, this is one of MacLean's more memorable thrillers. "From the moment agent Philip Calvert begins his pursuit of a superbly organized gang of seagoing hijackers, this pulse-pounding yarn slips into high and races with a breathtaking speed that will keep every hair raised and every spine chilled to perfection. "For sheer narrative power, for incredibl... View more info

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Circus

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $3.35

Publisher: New York, NY, Fawcett Crest: 1975

Seller ID: 000796

ISBN: 0449228754

Condition: Good


Spine/covers a bit creased. Slight shelf wear, Small (1/4") tear at bottom of front cover that extends to title page. "When circus aerialist and mentalist Bruno Wildermann is recruited by the CIA for a mission that only someone of his incredible talents could undertake, he is aware that he holds the key to the world's survival in his hands. His assignment is to break into the infamous Lubylan prison in Eastern Europe where a deadly secret is hidden -- a formu... View more info

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The Golden Gate

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $3.35

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1976

Seller ID: 000797

ISBN: 0449231771

Condition: Very Good


Spine/covers a bit creased. Slight shelf wear. "This is the beginning of the most spectacular kidnapping in history. The President of the United States and two Arab leaders are taken hostage in the middle of the Golden Gate Bridge -- and the bridge is wired to explode! A half billion dollars ransom is what master criminal Peter Bransom and his handpicked gang of killers are asking. It appears to be a foolproof scheme. Except for one thing. Agent Paul Re... View more info

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Caravan to Vaccares

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1971

Edition: First American Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001078

ISBN: 0449215091

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers slightly creased, slight shelf wear. Pages bowed out a bit. "Every year, for centuries, the gypsies have gathered in a small French tourist town to honor their patron saint. This time, however, the pilgrimage is not so innocent. This time the caravan is a cover for a sinister conspiracy. Terror, murder, and violence lie in wait for the unwary trespasser. Only a chosen few know of the grim secret the gypsies are hiding. They know, too, that ... View more info

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Seawitch

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $2.90

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1977

Edition: First American Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001079

ISBN: 0449235971

Condition: Near Fine


Slight shelf wear. "There were ten of them. Oil magnates. All in a secret meeting to plot the destruction of Lord Worth, England's famous oil billionaire. They hired the notorious trouble shooter, Cronkite -- violent, ruthless, deadly. Cronkite was not above using nuclear weapons. The target: Seawitch. Lord Worth's massive ocean oil rig. But Lord Worth had a few tricks of his own. The most deadly being two crackerjack private investigators who ju... View more info

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Night Without End

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1984

Seller ID: 001322

ISBN: 0449206270

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers bit creased, corners bumped, slightly shelf-cocked. Slight darkening. "Seconds ago the passengers were sitting in the cozy security of their pressureized cabin with a controlled temperature of 70. Then the crash, the tearing, jagged screeching as the plane ripped along the ice and snow. The tidal wave of the dreadful cold, 40 degrees below zero, swept in and engulfed the survivors -- the dazed, the injured, the unconscious and the dying -- as they sa... View more info

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Puppet on a Chain

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $3.45

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Fawcett Crest: 1970

Seller ID: 001998

Condition: Good+


Spine, covers a bit creased, slight spine slant, corners bumped, some edge wear with a couple very small chips. A clean, tight copy. "The moment the Interpol agent and his lovely assistants landed in Holland they were in Dutch. He was after a drug ring. Who was after him? First someone killed his contact. Then he ran up against a lethal room clerk. Then a bunch of cute Olde Worlde haydancers went for him with pitchforks. Then he got mixed up with some macabre pup... View more info

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Fear is the Key

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $3.90

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Fawcett Gold Medal: 1961

Seller ID: 002001

Condition: Good+


Spine somewhat creased, corners bumped including a few pages, slight edge wear, a little darkening. A clean, fairly tight copy. A classic thriller by Alistair MacLean that will keep you on the edge of your seat. "With the exception of the British frigate De Braak, sunk in a storm off the coast of Delaware in 1798, it was the biggest underwater treasure in the Western Hemisphere: Ten million, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars in gold ingots, emeralds an... View more info

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Fear is the Key

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $3.55

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Fawcett Gold Medal: 1961

Seller ID: 002003

Condition: Good


Spine/covers a bit creased, corners bumped, slight edge wear, some darkening. A classic thriller by Alistair MacLean that will keep you on the edge of your seat. "With the exception of the British frigate De Braak, sunk in a storm off the coast of Delaware in 1798, it was the biggest underwater treasure in the Western Hemisphere: Ten million, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars in gold ingots, emeralds and uncut diamonds, locked in the fuselage of a DC-... View more info

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South By Java Head

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $3.05

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Fawcett Gold Medal:

Seller ID: 002007

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers slightly creased, slight spine slant, corners bumped. Slight yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. "February, 1942: Singapore lay burning and shattered, defenseless before the conquering hordes of Japanese, as the last boat slipped out of the harbor into the South China Sea. On board were a desperate group of people, each with a secret to guard, each willing to kill to keep that secret safe. Who or what was the dissolute Englishman, Farnholme?... View more info

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Caravan to Vaccares

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1970

Seller ID: 002009

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Ex-library with usual markings. Spine slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear. Owner's bookplate inside cover, plus several reader's comments on ffep. Jacket is in protective wraps, taped to boards, showing a little edge wear and darkening. "Every year, for centuries, the gypsies have gathered in a small French tourist town to honor their patron saint. This time, however, the pilgrimage is not so innocent. This time the caravan is a cover for a sinister cons... View more info

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The Way to Dusty Death

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Greenwich, Conn, Fawcett Crest: 1974

Seller ID: 002017

Condition: Very Good


Spine somewhat creased/slanted, corners bumped. A clean, attractive copy. "In this thriller about the violent, high-powered world of racing, Alistair MacLean unfolds the story of a champion on the skids. They told Johnny Harlow that he was responsible for the accident which had killed his friend and crippled the girl he loved. All the evidence pointed to his guilt: the empty bottles of booze in his room, his mysterious disappearances, his shakiness at the trac... View more info

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Goodbye California

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1981

Seller ID: 002021

ISBN: 0449238342

Condition: Very Good


Spine a bit creased, slight spine slant, corners bumped, some edge wear/chipping. A clean, attractive copy. "The reign of terror began with a well planned heist at a nuclear power station. Then came the threat-from a man known only as Morro-to trigger an earthquake that would wash the entire state of California into the sea. Who was this man and what did he want? Detective Sergeant Ryder, whose wife had been taken hostage by the terrorists, began his own campa... View more info

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Seawitch

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1977

Edition: First American Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 002031

ISBN: 0449235971

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers somewhat creased, spine a bit slanted, corners bumped, some edge wear, date stamped on bottom edge, owner's name on title page. "There were ten of them. Oil magnates. All in a secret meeting to plot the destruction of Lord Worth, England's famous oil billionaire. They hired the notorious trouble shooter, Cronkite -- violent, ruthless, deadly. Cronkite was not above using nuclear weapons. The target: Seawitch. Lord Worth's massive ocean o... View more info

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Bear Island

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1971

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002532

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Corners bumped, minor edge wear, spine slightly slanted. Jacket shows some creasing, moderate edge wear and scuffing esp. along flaps and spine, spine sunned. A little yellowing along edges, but a nice copy. "October is no time to be aboard ship in the Barents Sea, 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle. But that's where the cast and crew of Olympus Productions find themselves. And even before they reach their destination, the ship's doctor has his hands full. T... View more info

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When Eight Bells Toll

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1966

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002533

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Corners bumped, minor edge wear, owner's name on front free end paper, dampstain on top edge. A nice copy. Set along the inhospitable northern Scottish coast, this is one of MacLean's more memorable thrillers. "From the moment agent Philip Calvert begins his pursuit of a superbly organized gang of seagoing hijackers, this pulse-pounding yarn slips into high and races with a breathtaking speed that will keep every hair raised and every spine chilled to perfec... View more info

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Caravan to Vaccares

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $6.25

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1970

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 002750

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Corners bumped, spine slightly slanted. Jacket shows minor edge wear, a little rubbing. A bright, clean copy. "Every year, for centuries, the gypsies have gathered in a small French tourist town to honor their patron saint. This time, however, the pilgrimage is not so innocent. This time the caravan is a cover for a sinister conspiracy. Terror, murder, and violence lie in wait for the unwary trespasser. Only a chosen few know of the grim secret the gyps... View more info

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Santorini (Large Print)

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Thorndike, Maine, Thorndike Press: 1987

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 003267

ISBN: 0896218368

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library with usual markings and pocket inside back cover. Spine slightly slanted. Large print edition. An attractive copy. "Santorini was a sleepy island in the Aegean Sea and a routine patrol for Commander Talbot and his ultrasophisticated NATO spyship, HMS Ariadne. But a mundane assignment becomes a storm of danger and sudden death when a luxury yacht explodes and capsizes in nearby waters, followed minutes later by the mysterious crash of an unidentified je... View more info

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Force 10 from Navarone

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Canada, Fontana: 1978

Edition: Nineteenth Printing

Seller ID: 003422

ISBN: 0449230090

Condition: Very Good+


Slight edgewear/bumping. Text beginning to yellow, but clean and tight. Canadian printing. Sequel to 'The Guns of Navorone.' "The guns have been silenced. But the heroic survivors of Navarone are far from still. They are ready for action again -- and headed for even more excitement in this fast-paced novel of adventure by a master storyteller. Their mission: to free an entire Partisan army trapped in the rugged mountains of Yugoslavia. It begins w... View more info

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Partisans

By: MacLean, Alistair

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1984

Edition: First Mass Market Edition

Seller ID: 003453

ISBN: 0449203425

Condition: Very Good-


Corners bumped, slight edge wear, a few pages with corners slightly creased, slight yellowing. A fairly tight, attractive copy. "Although he prefers the simple, direct life, Major Peter Petersen's life is far from simple. Against the backdrop of the Balkan Peninsula during World War II, Peter leads a commando force to deliver a vital message to the Partisans. Peter knows it won't be a smooth operation. That sixth sense a veteran acquires warns him of a set-up. Hi... View more info