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Rage of Angels

By: Sheldon, Sidney

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1980-07-08

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037541

ISBN: 0688036872

Condition: Good


edge wear to jacket and boards, some soiling to jacket; Rage of Angels is the one of the most compelling novels Sidney Sheldon has ever written, and Jennifer Parker, his heroine, his most extraordinary creation. Jennifer, the daughter of a small-town lawyer, joined the staff of the District Attorney of Manhattan, to fight for justice as her father had done. But less than twenty-four hours after being sworn in, Jennifers hopes, her dreams, her career, were smashed, and she found herself facing disbarment and a possible prison sentence. So begins the story of a brilliant and beautiful young woma... View more info

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Deadly Gamble: The First Charlie Parker Mystery

By: Shelton, Connie

Price: $0.99

Publisher: Angel Fire, NM, Intrigue Press: 1997-06-01

Seller ID: 026111

ISBN: 1890768006

Condition: Good


275 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Charlie doesn't want to be an investigator. She's simply the accountant for her brother's private investigation firm. When it turns out that Charlie's best friend Stacy has been seeing a man besides her boyfriend, and that man is found murdered, things really heat up. Stacy is accused of the murder, and Charlie feels she must try to find the real killer. View more info

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Island Life

By: Sherer, Michael W.

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Worldwide: 2008-01-01

Seller ID: 035841

ISBN: 0373062621

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Jack Holm begins to find out when his wife of twenty years doesn't return to their suburban Seattle home after a trip to the mall. Her absence is not unusual, given her job as a flight attendant, and it's a respite from recent marital discord. But after a few days with no word, Jack's relief turns to worry?then fear.When he finally reports his wife missing, his world begins to crumble. The police suspect him of foul play. Children and Family Services think he's an abuser. And someone is spying on his teenage daughter and ten-year-old son. Facing life as a single dad,... View more info

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Lines of Defense

By: Siegel, Barry

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2003-04-29

Seller ID: 019381

ISBN: 0345438221

Condition: Good


339 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; When a house fire claims the lives of a kindly local retiree and an 11-year-old girl, Sheriff's detective Douglas Bard has a tough time accepting the district attorney's determination that the blaze was an accident. View more info

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Detour: A Novel

By: Siegel, James

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 2005-03-23

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 035713

ISBN: 0446531855

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; From the author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Derailed" comes the adrenaline-charged story of one man who is forced to transport cocaine from Colombia to a location in the U.S. within 18 hours, or his wife and daughter will be killed. View more info

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Prince of Fire (Gabriel Allon)

By: Silva, Daniel

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley: 2006-02-07

Seller ID: 033264

ISBN: 0451215737

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; In this "New York Times" bestseller--a knife-edged thriller of astonishing intricacy and feeling--Gabriel Allon is pitted against a Palestinian mastermind, as hunter and hunted pursue each other across a landscape drenched with generations of blood. View more info

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The Secret Servant (Gabriel Allon)

By: Silva, Daniel

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Putnam Adult: 2007-07-24

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033707

ISBN: 0399154221

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; Intense, provocative, and filled with breathtaking double and triple plot twists, "The Secret Servant" is not only a fast-paced international thriller but an exploration of some of the most daunting questions of our time View more info

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Eleven Hours

By: Simons, Paullina

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1999-10-01

Seller ID: 020024

ISBN: 0312967004

Condition: Good


308 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; A heavily pregnant young woman is leaving the shopping mall to head home on a horribly hot day in Texas. Her normal life of shopping, husband, children, with the extra excitement of the imminent baby, stretches before her. And then she is bundled into a car and kidnapped by a desperate young man. What does he want? Where are they going? In scenes that alternate between the desperate husband, pursuing by car, the alarmingly laid-back FBI agent tracing her by helicopter - who may or may not be as good as he thinks at rescuing hostages - and the increasingly ... View more info

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Primal Scream

By: Slade, Michael

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Signet: 1998-08-01

Seller ID: 020029

ISBN: 0451195663

Condition: Good


429 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Decades ago, Inspector Robert DeClercq suffered a tragedy when his young daughter was kidnapped and killed after he was unable to save her. Only now, with a young girl named Katt in his life, can he put his demons to rest. Until DeClercq's Special X Team receives a shrunken head, heralding the return of the Headhunter--a psychopath who left a trail of headless bodies in his wake 11 years earlier--or is it a copycat? While the team seeks the answer, Katt is kidnapped, luring DeClercq away from his comrades in a deadly web of revenge! View more info

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Evil Eye

By: Slade, Michael

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Signet: 1997-07-01

Seller ID: kb015859

ISBN: 0451406958

Condition: Good


421 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Someone has murderously targeted the elite members of Canada's Royal Mounted Police, and it's up to two veteran investigators of the Special X division to unravel the most horrifying case of their careers. But this killer, with mystical, supernatural ties half a world away, has vengeance on his mind and death in his heart. And with each step taken toward the truth, he watches, and patiently waits. View more info

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Guilt by Association

By: Sloan, Susan R.

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1996-01-01

Seller ID: kb012194

ISBN: 0446603066

Condition: Good


529 pages; spine and cover creasing, edge wear; Date rape didn't exist in 1962. But thirty years after Karen Kern's life fell apart on a cold New York night, her nemesis returns, hogging the limelight on prime-time TV. Bob, the ex-Harvard man with the fatal charm, is now Senator Robert Drayton Willmont riding high in the polls and running for President. But this is no longer 1962, and times have changed...GUILT BY ASSOCIATION is a searing novel or remarkably sustained pace and power. Brilliantly combining elements of political thriller, courtroom drama and heart-rending emotional narrative, ... View more info

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Stallion Gate

By: Smith, Martin Cruz

Price: $2.49

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1986-03-12

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032746

ISBN: 0394530063

Condition: Very Good


edge wear to jacket and boards, some soiling, particularly at extremities; In a New Mexico blizzard, four men cross a barbed-wire fence at Stallion Gate to select a test site for the first atomic weapon. They are Oppenheimer, the physicist; Groves, the general; Fuchs, the spy. The fourth man is Sergeant Joe Pena, a hero, informer, fighter, musician, Indian. These four men -- and a cast of soldiers, roughnecks and scientists -- will change history forever. View more info

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Stalin's Ghost: An Arkady Renko Novel

By: Smith, Martin Cruz

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2007-06-12

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033459

ISBN: 0743276728

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; Investigator Arkady Renko, the pariah of the Moscow prosecutorâ??s office, has been assigned the thankless job of investigating a new phenomenon: late-night subway riders report seeing the ghost of Joseph Stalin on the platform of the Chistye Prudy Metro station. The illusion seems part political hocus-pocus and also part wishful thinking, for among many Russians Stalin is again popular; the bloody dictator can boast a two-to-one approval rating. Decidedly better than that of Renko, whose lover, Eva, has left him for Detective Nikolai Isakov, a charismati... View more info

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Polar Star

By: Smith, Martin Cruz

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1989-06-13

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 035446

ISBN: 0394578198

Condition: Good


edge wear to jacket, light edge wear to boards, small edge tears and chips in jacket; In the long-awaited sequel to Gorky Park, Arkady Renko returns to Russia to work on the Polar Star, a huge fishing-factory ship. When a young girl is murdered, Renko is asked to investigate . . . and enters a case as chilling and gripping as his previous adventure. View more info

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Red Square

By: Smith, Martin Cruz

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1993-11-01

Seller ID: 035639

ISBN: 0345384733

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Arkady Renko, hero of the #1 bestsellers Gorky Park and Polar Star, returns in a masterly new thriller set in contemporary Moscow and Germany. The Communist party is dead, the ruble is worthless, and the Russian mafia is the only part of the country that works. After the brutal death of a black-market banker, Arkady butts heads with the ruling elite, the mob bosses View more info

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Polar Star

By: Smith, Martin Cruz

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1989

Seller ID: 026099

Condition: Very Good


386 pages; edge wear; "Renko," Volovoi read, as if familiarizing himself with a problem. "Chief Investigator. Dismissed. Expelled from the Party. Psychiatric rehabilitation. You see, I have the same file as the captain has. Assigned to labour in the eastern section of the Russian Republic. Siberia." Arkady Renko is exiled on Polar Star, a Soviet factory ship which trawls the freezing waters from Siberia to Alaska: current status seaman (second class), his movements shadowed by those who know his past. Then Renko is given a chance to reclaim his freedom -- by investigating a lon... View more info

A Simple Plan

By: Smith, Scott B.

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Paperbacks: 1994-08-15

Seller ID: 020047

ISBN: 0312952716

Condition: Good


417 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Every year, on 31 December, Hank and his older brother Jacob make a pilgrimage to their father's grave. They have never been close - indeed, they have never even liked one another - but they keep this promise, made to their father before he died. This year Jacob's friend Lou comes with them. As they drive towards the cemetery in Jacob's truck through the snowbound landscape, a fox runs across the road, and they skid on the ice and crash. Jacob's dog chases the fox through the deep snow. The three men follow him, beating their way through the drifts, until ... View more info

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The Sleep of Reason

By: Snow, C. P.

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1968

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: KB005986

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards; edge wear, light scuffing to dust jacket; 10th novel in Snow's 'Stangers and Brothers' series. Takes place in 1963 in a small town in England (and in London) - Lewis Eliot takes on a particularly shocking murder case - in which two lesbians are charged with the murder of an 8-year-old boy. View more info

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Justice is Served

By: Sole, Linda

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Severn House: 2008

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 032239

ISBN: 072786551X

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket, ex-library with usual markings; Sarah Beaufort's life has settled down since the sinister murders in her grandmother's village of Beecham Thorny - murders which Sarah, childhood pal Larch Henderson and ex-Scotland Yarder Ben Marshall investigated. Sarah is in a successful West End production, proving her doubting father wrong; Larch is off finding inspiration for his paintings around Europe and Ben can finally settle into retirement, caring for his prize-winning Siamese cats. But all is thrown awry when one of Sarah's colleagues is brutally strangled by a ... View more info

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Bless the Child

By: Spellman, Cathy Cash

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1993-04

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: kb013093

ISBN: 044651697X

Condition: Very Good


481 pages; edge wear to boards, corners bumped; jacket is scuffed, edge worn, small edge tears; Still a young woman, Maggie O'Connor is not ready to be a grandmother, and her daughter Jenna is definitely not ready to be a mother to Cody, the baby she thrusts into Maggie's arms before she leaves town. When Jenna returns--addicted to drugs and caught in a satanic cult hell-bent on using Cody as a human sacrifice--only Maggie's faith can save her granddaughter's life. View more info