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Daughter of Silence

By: West, Morris

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1961

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 034865

Condition: Very Good


edge wear to jacket and boards; tears on jacket spine head and tail; At high noon on a hot summer's day, a beautiful young woman shoots the mayor dead. So begins a story of passion and betrayal in a quiet Tuscan village, leading to a sensational trial. The defense team, headed by the brilliant but unhappy Carlo Rienzi, uncovers a sinister conspiracy of silence that threatens to split the community. Can Carlo persuade the judge to grant clemency in what appears to be an open-and-shut case? Can the law intervene in the brutal tradition of vendetta? View more info

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Summer of the Red Wolf

By: West, Morris L.

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035708

Condition: Very Good


edge wear, small edge tears to jacket, light edge wear to boards; A writer arrives on the Western Isles looking for peace of mind, but his meeting with three strangers completes a magical square that sets off a tale of madness and terror. View more info

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The Best Revenge (Alan Gregory #11)

By: White, Stephen

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Dell: 2003-12-02

Seller ID: 033273

ISBN: 0440237424

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; In a riveting new novel of psychological suspense, Stephen White shines a brilliant light on the darkness that hides just beneath the surface of ordinary lives, on the fears that cripple us and the prisons we create?prisons of the body, mind, and spirit. A thriller of runaway tension, taps into our most closely guarded fears, taking us on a harrowing journey into a realm of terror and pain, of love gone wrong and vengeance gone mad. View more info

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The Program

By: White, Stephen

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Dell: 2002

Seller ID: kb009420

ISBN: 0440237262

Condition: Good


480 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; New Orleans prosecutor Kirsten Lord is forced to enter WITSEC, the U.S. Marshals' witness security program, when her husband is assassinated and her daughter is targeted by a drug kingpin Lord put away. She begins a new life in Boulder, Colorado, under the name Peyton Francis. But she shares information about her real identity with an endearing fellow WITSEC participant, mafioso Carl Luppo, and inexorably finds herself drawn out of hiding into dangerous circumstances. View more info

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Woman Without a Past

By: Whitney, Phyllis A.

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1991

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: kb015409

Condition: Good


247 pages; corners bumped, some edge wear to jacket and boards; New York novelist Molly Hunt is stunned to learn she is the kidnapped daughter of an aristocratic Southern family. At the Mountford family mansion she meets her emotionally imbalanced mother, her twin and a psychic aunt who believes Molly's arrival will unlock the family's past. View more info

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Simple Justice

By: Wilson, John Morgan

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Crimeline: 1997-09-02

Seller ID: 024371

ISBN: 0553575325

Condition: Good


304 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Nominated for the Edgar Award for Best First Novel, "Simple Justice" introduces Benjamin Justice, a hard-drinking West Hollywood crime reporter who's down on his luck. After reluctantly joining a murder investigation, he falls in love, but with the wrong man--the man who becomes his prime suspect. View more info

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Bone Deep

By: Wiltse, David

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley: 1996-06-01

Seller ID: 029082

ISBN: 0425153401

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; The author of Into the Fire presents a tense thriller featuring a cat-and-mouse struggle between agent John Becker and a diabolical killer who seduces his victims before callously murdering them in the throes of passion. With characteristic intensity, Wiltse probes the mind of the killer, as well as the limits of the human psyche. View more info

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Scent of Madness

By: Wiltshire, David

Price: $1.99

Publisher: Worldwide Library: 2012-01-01

Seller ID: 034678

ISBN: 0373062796

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Someone is stalking the halls of University Hospital, torturing and murdering staff members, then leaving their bodies in grisly tableaus. The police are certain the killer is a patient named James Larsson, a soldier who was tortured in Afghanistan. Although James's physical injuries are starting to heal, he is haunted by memories of the pain he endured and his captor's floral perfume?the same scent worn by his doctor, Jean Hacker. View more info

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Germanicus (A Marcus Corvinus Mystery)

By: Wishart, David

Price: $0.99

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2002-05-01

Seller ID: 036108

ISBN: 0340825316

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; Marcus Corvinus feels his heart sink when he is summoned by Empress Livia. Age has not sweetened her and she's about as trustworthy as a snake with a migraine. But Livia has a way of asking a favour that is impossible to refuse - which is how Marcus finds himself investigating the death of her grandson, Germanicus. And uncovering a multi-stranded web of betrayal and deceit that threatens the imperial succession and even Emperor Tiberius himself. View more info

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Permit for Murder (A Josie Pigeon Mystery #2)

By: Wolzien, Valerie

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Fawcett: 1997-03-30

Seller ID: 021777

ISBN: 0449149609

Condition: Very Good


232 pages; light edge wear; Josie Pigeon, proprietor of Island Contracting, is bothered to find she has a double--a gorgeous redheaded carpenter who's being mistaken for her all over the island. And when this mysterious look alike turns up murdered, Josie is highly indignant. View more info

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Quicksand

By: Wood, William P.

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Pinnacle: 1999-02-01

Seller ID: 020555

ISBN: 0786006285

Condition: Good


352 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; After his wife Alison, First Assistant United States Attorney, unwittingly recruits an ex-CIA operative and former international arms dealer to help in an undercover operation, Brock Andrews learns that the man has a dangerous agenda of his own. View more info

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Though I Know She Lies

By: Woods, Sara

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Worldwide Library: 1980-01-01

Seller ID: 024161

ISBN: 0373600003

Condition: Good


186 pages; Spine creasing, edge wear; Why was everyone telling lies? The beautiful redheaded model Barbara Wentworth was on trial for murder. All the evidence pointed to her guilt, but lawyer Anthony Maitland was convinced otherwise. Furthermore, he was certain that no one concerned in the case?not Barbara, nor her employer, nor her relatives?was telling the truth. Yet surely, Maitland reasoned, Barbara wouldn?t sacrifice herself for the sake of a cold-blooded killer. And then he received the small note in a labored, childish scrawl: ?She didn?t? she didn?t? she didn?t!? View more info

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Paris Match (A Stone Barrington Novel)

By: Woods, Stuart

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2014-10-07

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033490

ISBN: 0399169121

Condition: Good


ex-library with usual markings; light edge wear to boards and jacket; Stone Barrington has returned to Paris to attend to some business concerns, and finds himself embroiled in high-stakes trouble on both sides of the pond. An old enemy is still in hot pursuit, and this time he might have a powerful local resource on his side: a gentleman with his own ax to grind against Stone. And back in the United States, the swirling rumor mill threatens to derail a project of vital importance not just to Stone but to the nation. Though Stone is no stranger to peril, never before has he faced threats from ... View more info

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Curiosity Didn't Kill the Cat (A Conan Flagg Mystery)

By: Wren, M. K.

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1988-02-12

Seller ID: 023022

ISBN: 0345350022

Condition: Good


261 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Either way, it was maddeningly mysterious. Captain Harold Jeffries, swaddled in his robe, had settled down for a coqy evening with Crime and Punishment when his wife left the house for bridge party. An hour later he was dead. What could have induced him to dress and go out into the stormy night - much less to walk on the beach, which he hated and never went near? Conan Flagg, proprietor of the Holliday Beach Bookshop and Rental Library, is persuaded by Jeffries's widow to investigate privately; and astonishingly, all the clues lead to Flagg's own Dickensia... View more info

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Sweetsir

By: Yglesias, Helen

Price: $19.99

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: kb006519

ISBN: 0671250922

Condition: Very Good


some light edge wear to jacket and boards. Signed and inscribed by the author "For V__ L______, with my best, Helen Yglesias" It was over so fast that Sally didn't know what happened. There was Sweets lying on the floor with all the color draining out of him and she knew that she had killed him... View more info

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Fifth Passenger

By: Young, Edward

Price: $0.99

Publisher: London, Jill Norman & Hobhouse, Ltd.: 1982-09-01

Seller ID: 024657

ISBN: 0906908892

Condition: Good


218 pages; spine crease, hinge crease, light edge wear; View more info