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Wayfaring Stranger

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $3.99

Publisher: London, Orbit: 2014

Seller ID: 035886

ISBN: 1409128814

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; A brilliant standalone novel from the crime-writing genius, James Lee Burke. James Lee Burke's new novel begins in West Texas in 1934, and the story begins with a fateful encounter between the narrator, Weldon Avery Holland, and the notorious Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker - a meeting which ends with the sixteen-year-old Holland putting a bullet through the windscreen of Clyde's stolen automobile. Weldon's education in the evils that men - and women - are capable of continues as we move to the Ardennes Forest and the Battle of the Bulge in 1944, where Second Lieutenant Weldon ... View more info

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Coffin Underground (A John Coffin Mystery)

By: Butler, Gwendoline

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Worldwide Library: 1992-11-01

Seller ID: 019797

ISBN: 0373261101

Condition: Good


250 pages; slight spine creasing, light edge wear; John Coffin is now a senior officer and is working underground to bring the local detective branch up to scratch when he is involved in deadly violence which is in fact an early manifestation of cult games. View more info

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The Cat and the Canary

By: Cameron, Margaret

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1908

Seller ID: kb009435

Condition: Good


62 pages; dark green decorated cloth boards, corners bumped, some edge wear to boards and spine; previous owner's label on ffep; illustrated by W. D. Stevens; Decorations by Berta Stuart. This story is elegantly printed in two-color, black text with a large light green border illustration on every page; top gilt, binding is solid; View more info

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A Marked Man

By: Cameron, Stella

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Mira: 2008-02-01

Seller ID: 025991

ISBN: 0778325237

Condition: Good


426 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; After Max Savage opens his practice in a remote bayou town, he hopes it's the start of a new life. He soon discovers he can't escape a past riddled with accusations of murder and the faces of two dead women--especially since another woman is missing, and he had been the last to see her alive. View more info

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A Cold Day In Hell (Bayou Books)

By: Cameron, Stella

Price: $0.99

Publisher: Mira: 2007-11-01

Seller ID: kb019038

ISBN: 0778324958

Condition: Good


410 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; In this latest Bayou novel by "New York Times" bestselling author Cameron, Christmas is coming but all is far from calm in Pointe Judah, Louisiana. As usual, romantic suspense queen Cameron fashions a kinky sexual encounter to out her evildoers. View more info

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Blood Orange

By: Campbell, Drusilla

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Kensington: 2005-07-01

Seller ID: kb016383

ISBN: 0758209215

Condition: Very Good


344 pages; light edge wear; Dana Cabot cannot remember the kind of person she was before May 29th, the day she became angry at God, at her workaholic attorney husband, and herself. The day her seven-year-old daughter. Bailey, disappeared. As the months wear on without a trace of her adorable but troubled child, Dana can't help blaming her husband's controversial defense of an accused abuser for playing a role in the abduction--and it shows in the strain on their marriage. But then a shocking event offers a clue to what really happened to Bailey--and Dana's unwitting part in it. Haunted by the ... View more info

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Come Into My Parlor

By: Campbell, Marilyn

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Pinnacle Books: 1997-06-01

Seller ID: 021192

ISBN: 0786003995

Condition: Good


318 pages; spine creasing, edge wear, scuffing to cover; When unlucky gambler Rico Gambini is found with his throat slashed, police suspect a mob hit, until they uncover his secret history of domestic violence. For Teri, Rico's death means she no longer has to live in fear. But the nightmare is far from over. The successful book cover illustrator cannot begin to guess at the chilling motive behind her husband's murder--and she has just become the prime suspect. View more info

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Pretty Maids in a Row

By: Campbell, Marilyn

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Onyx: 1995-01-01

Seller ID: 020071

ISBN: 0451405714

Condition: Good


384 pages; spine and cover creases, edge wear; A rising star of psychological suspense, Marilyn Campbell returns with an electrifying novel of fatal vengeance. This surprising story straight out of today's headlines centers around five former coeds--victims during their college days of a frat group's cruel seduction game. Now, thirteen years later, the women are seeking revenge. View more info

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Boneyards

By: Campbell, Ramsey

Price: $0.99

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

Seller ID: 021152

ISBN: 067170320X

Condition: Good


298 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Edgar Award-winning author Campbell leads readers down the alleyways of violence . . . through the corridors of power . . . into the soul of Chicago. Rogue police officer Ray Sharkey's taste for shady deals and shady ladies comes back to haunt him in this brilliant, brutal tale. View more info

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How to Murder the Man of Your Dreams

By: Cannell, Dorothy

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 1996-10-01

Seller ID: 021139

ISBN: 0553573608

Condition: Good


272 pages; faint spine crease, light edge wear; As Ellie Haskell arrives for a Chitterton Fells Library meeting, it seems the librarian has had a rendezvous of her own--with death. Ellie's discovery of the corpse, sprawled next to an open copy of The Dream Lover, prompts an unsettling question: Could she have been the victim of the Library ghost, a man with a delusional vendetta against romance novels. View more info

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Mum's the Word

By: Cannell, Dorothy

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Crimeline: 1991-07-01

Seller ID: 021140

ISBN: 0553286862

Condition: Good


263 pages; light spine crease, edge wear; A novel of mystery, romance and humour, featuring the amateur sleuth Ellie Maskell, heroine of "The Widows' Club". The pregnant Ellie travels with her husband to a meeting of a secret society of chefs far away in a remote corner of the colonies - at a Gothic mansion straight out of a horror movie. View more info

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How to Murder Your Mother-in-Law (Ellie Haskell)

By: Cannell, Dorothy

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 1995-04-01

Seller ID: 032492

ISBN: 0553569511

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Having commiserated with friends over their respective mother-in-law problems, inspiring thoughts of devilish intent, Haskell now fears that someone's innocent homicidal fantasies have given way to action and that her problems are only just beginning. View more info

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The First Horseman

By: Case, John

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1999-05-29

Edition: a

Seller ID: 020204

ISBN: 0345435796

Condition: Good


373 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; On the Norwegian sea, an icebreaker forges its way through frozen waters to a remote island in the Arctic, carrying a scientific team that hopes to unearth the bodies of long-dead miners. "Washington Post" reporter Frank Daly has the story of a lifetime. But his plan to join the scientists on their historic mission is ruined by a ferocious storm. When he meets up with the ship upon its return to port in Norway, it is clear that something has gone terribly wrong. Fear haunts the crew, but no one will talk. And someone wants Daly to stop asking quest... View more info

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Thus Was Adonis Murdered

By: Caudwell, Sarah

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Dell: 1994-06-01

Seller ID: 025194

ISBN: 0440212316

Condition: Good


314 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; His was a body to die for...Reduced to near penury by the iniquitous demands of the Inland Revenue, young barrister Julia Larwood spends the last of her savings on an Art Lovers holiday to Venice. But poor, romantic Julia - how could she possibly have guessed that the ravishing fellow Art Lover for whom she conceived a fatal passion was himself an employee of the Inland Revenue? Or that her hard-won night of passion with him would end in murder- with her inscribed copy of the current Finance Act subsequently discovered just a few feet away from the corpse.... View more info

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Cleopatra Gold

By: Caunitz, William

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Crown: 1993-07-27

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027656

ISBN: 0517574985

Condition: Good


ex-library with usual markings; light edge wear to boards and jacket; An authentic yet amazing NYPD tale of drug smugglers and the real war against them. Undercover cop Alejandro Moynahan is assigned to infiltrate the Cleopatra Gold heroine syndicate in this suspenseful tale that mesmerizes readers right up until the explosive climax. View more info

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Suspects

By: Caunitz, William J.

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New, Bantam: 1987-09-01

Seller ID: kb016332

ISBN: 0553267051

Condition: Good


372 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; A random, motiveless crime is committed in New York and the fact that one of the victims was one of the police department's most respected men was just bad luck. But suddenly there was nothing random or routine about the shooting. View more info

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Nothing to Lose (Jack Reacher #12)

By: Child, Lee

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 2008-06-03

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037224

ISBN: 0385340567

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; All Jack Reacher wants is a cup of coffee when he stops in a small town in Colorado. What he gets is big trouble. In Child's electrifying new novel, Reacher--a man with no fear, no illusions, and nothing to lose--goes to war against a town that not only wants him gone, it wants him dead. View more info

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Passenger to Frankfurt

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead, and Company: 1970

Seller ID: 025965

Condition: Very Good


212 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards, small edge tears in jacket; A middle-aged diplomat is accosted in an airport lounge and his identity stolen...Sir Stafford Nye's journey home from Malaya to London takes an unexpected twist in the passenger lounge at Frankfurt - a young woman confides in him that someone is trying to kill her. Yet their paths are to cross again and again - and each time the mystery woman is introduced as a different person. Equally at home in any guise in any society she draws Sir Stafford into a game of political intrigue more dangerous than he could possibly i... View more info

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The Golden Ball and Other Stories

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley: 1985-02-01

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 029173

ISBN: 0425080005

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; In this collection of short stories, the Queen of Crime takes bizarre romantic entanglements, supernatural visitations, and classic murder to inventive new heights. View more info

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Ordeal by Innocence

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books: 2002-05-19

Seller ID: 035183

ISBN: 0312981627

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; While recovering from amnesia, Dr. Arthur Calgary realizes he could have provided an alibi in a scandalous murder trial that ends with the conviction of Jacko Argyle. The victim was Jacko's mother, and to make matters worse, Jacko dies in prison. But the young man's innocence means someone else killed the Argyle matriarch--and this person will certainly kill again to remain in the shadows. View more info