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The Hireling's Tale

By: Bannister, Jo

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books: 1999-12-13

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031912

ISBN: 0312244002

Condition: Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket, ex-library with usual markings; Scandal hits Castlemere when a prostitute is found dead, naked, and full of crack cocaine, and the crime is linked to an international business convention being held at a local hotel. Detectives Frank Shapiro, Liz Graham and Donovan must once again risk everything, to solve a difficult case. View more info

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The Spy Who Died Twice

By: Bar-Zohar, Michael

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1975-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038517

ISBN: 0395194172

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; View more info

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The Corpse At the Haworth Tandoori: A Crime Novel

By: Barnard, Robert

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1999-04-05

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 031897

ISBN: 0684855321

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; When the body of a partially naked young man is found in a car parked behind one of Haworth's many eating establishments, the town becomes recognized for something much more sinister. View more info

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Death of a Mystery Writer

By: Barnard, Robert

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Dell: 1985-03-01

Seller ID: 039099

ISBN: 044012168X

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; It's with great pleasure that Scribner reissues this beloved novel from one of the most respected names in crime writing. Sir Oliver Fairleigh-Stubbs, overweight and overbearing, collapses and dies at his birthday party while indulging his taste for rare liquors. He had promised his daughter he would be polite and charitable for the entire day, but the strain of such exemplary behavior was obviously too great. He leaves a family relieved to be rid of him, and he also leaves a fortune, earned as a bestselling mystery author. To everyone's surprise, Sir Oliver's elder ... View more info

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Bitter Finish

By: Barnes, Linda

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Fawcett: 1985-04-12

Seller ID: 024646

ISBN: 0449206904

Condition: Good


196 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Michael Spraggue, vineyard owner, actor and sometime private eye, wishes he had stayed in Boston. On his visit to Napa Valley he finds that his co-owner and part-time lover, Kate, is a murder suspect. From a corrupt corporate vineyard to county jail, Michael's entire investigation is a surprise-filled adventure View more info

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The Big Dig: A Carlotta Carlyle Mystery

By: Barnes, Linda

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books: 2002-10-18

Seller ID: 031715

ISBN: 0312282702

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; Carlotta Carlyle, the six-foot-tall redhead private investigator, thought that working undercover searching out fraud on Boston's Big Dig would be a challenging assignment. After all, the Big Dig, the creation of a central artery highway through downtown Boston, is a USD 14 billion project, the largest urban construction undertaking in modern history. But playing a mild-mannered secretary working out of a construction trailer is not quite the thrill ride she had in mind, so Carlotta starts moonlighting, taking on a missing person case. The mysterious death... View more info

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Deep Pockets

By: Barnes, Linda

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books: 2004-03-01

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 031242

ISBN: 0312282710

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; Harvard professor Wilson Chaney's position in life is hanging by a thread; his marriage, his reputation, not to mention his tenure at Harvard are in the hands of a blackmailer, someone willing to sell his secrets at very high prices. His enviable life could disappear into thin air should his indiscretions with a young, white student become public knowledge. So he hires Carlotta Carlyle to track down the blackmailer and put a stop to the scheme. Can she do it? Of course, but should she? The professor, while not a criminal, doesn't inspire much loyalty, and ... View more info

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A Flaw in the Blood

By: Barron, Stephanie

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 2008-02-26

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 035242

ISBN: 055380524X

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; The author of the acclaimed "Jane and the Barque of Frailty" returns with an enthralling suspense novel centered around Queen Victoria's troubled court--and a secret so dangerous it could topple thrones View more info

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Outrun the Dark

By: Bartholomew, Cecilia

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Jove Books: 1979-01-01

Seller ID: 023270

ISBN: 0515046485

Condition: Good


317 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; A four year old boy is dead. His eight year old sister is accused of murder. Here is the story of BillyJean thirteen years later as she makes her journey from madness back to reality. As she gradually peices together the terrifying truth, the real killer makes his move in a heart-stopping climax View more info

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With Baited Breath (The Lotus Bay Mysteries #1)

By: Bartlett, Lorraine

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Polaris Press: 2015-01-06

Seller ID: 035905

ISBN: 1940801079

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Tori Cannon and her grandfather return from her grandma's funeral to find a body jammed in one of their derelict motel units. The victim had no enemies except for maybe the rich woman who wants to level his eyesore of a home, a resentful daughter, and friends who were anything but. Tori's BFF, Kathy, arrives to help spruce up the place and they are soon mixed up in the deadly consequences that murder entails. Can they save the business and find a murderer or will they, too, sleep with the fishes? View more info

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Father's Day: A Novel

By: Batchelor, John Calvin

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co: 1994-10-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031883

ISBN: 0805032665

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; Ever since Batchelor prophesied the Falklands War in The Birth of the People's Republic of Antarctica, there has been no explanation of how he works with the shape of things to come. Now, in Father's Day, his chilling new political thriller set in 2003, Batchelor demonstrates that what's going to happen is far scarier than anything we've seen in this morning's headlines. View more info

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Whispers of the Dead

By: Beckett, Simon

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2009-05-19

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 039365

ISBN: 0385340060

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; In plain black letters were the words Anthropological Research Facility,' but it was better known but another, less formal name. Most people just called it The Body Farm.The victim has been bound and torturer, the body decomposed beyond recognition...A second body is found.In America to escape the violence that nearly killed him, forensics expert David Hunter needs to know whether he is still up to the job of confronting death in all its strange and terrible forms.Then a body is found in a remote cabin out in the woods. And then another...Pushed deep into ... View more info

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The Houdini Girl

By: Bedford, Martyn

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1998

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: kb007022

ISBN: 0375405275

Condition: Good


309 pp. ex-library with usual markings, light general wear; English author Martyn Bedford, whose stylishly creepy Acts of Revision won the Yorkshire Post First Novel Award, returns with a new tale of literary sleight of hand. While working in an Oxford pub, Fletcher Brandon, a.k.a. "Red" the magician, meets Rosa when she volunteers to take part in one of his tricks. Red works a different sort of magic later that night, and Rosa soon moves in with him to stay. For nearly a year, the couple share each other's most intimate secrets. But then Rosa is killed in a freak train accident, and... View more info

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Chain of Vengeance

By: Beechcroft, William

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Dodd Mead: 1986-03-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026381

ISBN: 0396086640

Condition: Very Good


248 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; View more info

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You Get What You Pay For

By: Beinhart, Larry

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1989-12-13

Seller ID: 028196

ISBN: 0345364066

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; In 1984 selfishness and greed lead to corruption in very high places and a New York private eye is drawn into an investigation of Reagan's Attorney General, who may have links with organized crime. Any methods will be used to stop Cassella uncovering the truth. View more info

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Once Wicked Always Dead [Advance Uncorrected Proofs]

By: Benchley, T. Marie

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Tampa, FL, MMWE Publishing House: 2010-09-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033750

ISBN: 0984478701

Condition: Very Good


Advance Uncorrected Proofs to the first edition in trade paperback format; edge wear, bit of light spine damage; Molly Madisonâ??s life is shattered with the sudden death of her beloved parents and the revelation of her husband Phillipâ??s affairâ??with another man. Molly heads west to Montana, resolved to run the family ranch, the Ghost Bear, and to move on with her life. Her attraction to Clayton Leatherbe, the ranch foreman, is instant, but before a romance can blossom, the ranch falls prey to sabotage by wealthy land developers determined to drive Molly out, and Clayton learns of a fami... View more info

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The Burning Road: A Novel (The Plague Tales)

By: Benson, Ann

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Dell: 2000-07-11

Seller ID: 034721

ISBN: 0440225914

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; In 14th-century France, physician Alejandro Canches encounters an alchemist who possesses a valuable manuscript that could help to save the lives of thousands. Meanwhile, in the year 2007, Janie Crowe is struggling to unlock the secret of an unexplained and debilitating genetic disease, risking her future and her life for the sake of a greater good. View more info

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Kill All the Lawyers

By: Berenson, Marc

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Zebra: 1994-09-01

Seller ID: 020441

ISBN: 0821747142

Condition: Good


320 pages; edge wear, small tear in lower edge of back cover; Los Angeles is regularly plagued with crime and corruption, but this time a serial killer has his own special modus operandi. He's targeting lawyers. The killer seems unstoppable, until defense attorney Curt Denmark decides to take the case--and deliver his own brand of justice. View more info

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False Impressions

By: Berne, Karin

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Popular Library: 1986-11-01

Seller ID: 035391

ISBN: 0445201533

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; View more info

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Operation Tropical Affair (Poppy McVie Mysteries #1)

By: Bindschatel, Kimberli A.

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Traverse City, MI, Turning Leaf Productions, LLC: 2015-05-05

Seller ID: 033212

ISBN: 0996189025

Condition: New


"Smart, sassy, and sensational!" She's got a shiny new badge. And a mind of her own. That's the problem. Special Agent Poppy McVie's new partner expects her to look pretty and keep her mouth shut. Not a chance. Not while animals are being trafficked from the steamy jungle of Costa Rica and the bad guys are getting away with it. Even if she has to do some investigating on her own. But when he learns what she's been up to, the sparks fly between them and the real trouble begins. View more info