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The Defense

By: Buffa, D.W.

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Fawcett: 1998-08-29

Seller ID: 030031

ISBN: 044900399X

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Defense attorney Joseph Antonelli is a stranger to defeat. Until Judge Rifkin asks Antonelli to defend Johnny Morel, a con man and convicted drug dealer accused of raping his 12-year-old step-daughter, Michelle. The prosecution's case is riddled with inconsistencies. Antonelli never confused the legal system with justice, so it should have been routine to defend a man he knew was guilty. It should have ended there. No one suspected it would end in murder. View more info

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The Judgment

By: Buffa, Dudley W.

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 2001-05-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024321

ISBN: 0446527378

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to jacket and boards; No one had a more brilliant legal mind than Judge Calvin Jeffries. And no one cared less about the law and more about power. That is, until Jeffries is found murdered in a courthouse parking lot. The crime shocks the community, but justice is swift. Jeffries's killer is caught, confesses, and then unexpectedly commits suicide in his jail cell. The case is closed.Soon a second judge is stabbed to death under identical circumstances.This time the suspect is a homeless derelict who doesn't even know hisown name. Like the Jeffries murder, the killing appears t... View more info

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The Judgment

By: Buffa, Dudley W.

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Grand Central Publishing: 2001-05-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037926

ISBN: 0446527378

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; Brilliant, power-hungry, and hated Judge Calvin Jeffries is found murdered in a courthouse parking lot. Soon, his killer is caught, confesses, and then commits suicide in his jail cell. When a second judge is murdered under identical circumstances, defense attorney Joseph Antonelli can't believe these murders aren't somehow linked. His investigation soon reveals a deadly trail of evil, shattered lives, and revenge. View more info

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A Salty Piece of Land

By: Buffett, Jimmy

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown and Company: 2006-11-01

Seller ID: 027472

ISBN: 031601429X

Condition: Good


510 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; If Tully Mars had known what he had gotten himself into when he agreed to help find the lost lens belonging to the lighthouse on Cayo Loco-well, he might never had agreed to help in the first place. Then again, maybe he would just have taken a slightly longer nap before setting off on his wild adventure. And it isn't just Tully-who Buffett fans will remember well from Jimmy's bestselling Tales from Margaritaville-on the madcap quest. There's Ix-Nay, an Indian shaman with a dislike of the media; Mr. Twain, Tully's loyal steed; Cleopatra Highbourne, the 102-... View more info

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The Sufi Fiddle

By: Bulliet, Richard W.

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1991-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038629

ISBN: 0312048521

Condition: Very Good


edge wear to boards and jacket; first edition, first printing; To relieve the tedium of jury duty, recently divorced Castle Winter and a beautiful computer expert named Pansy borrow a piece of evidence, a violin engraved with Arabic writing, and suddenly find themselves pursued by several menacing characters View more info

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Driven to Murder

By: Burke, Alan Dennis

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Boston, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1986-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035711

ISBN: 0871130335

Condition: Good


edge wear and small edge tears to jacket; light edge wear to boards, slight lean to the spine; The murder case is a district attorney's dream. Georgine Goodfellow, middle-aged, still beautiful, and the mother of three, has shot her husband dead, though for no reason she can sensibly explain to the police. Nonetheless, she has confessed and ADA Jack Meehan has the job of mopping up. Meehan, however, smells a rat and, despite discouragement from the highest quarters, pursues his hunch. View more info

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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 Ace of Death (Atlantic City Crime)

By: Callahan, Jay

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Dale Books: 1979

Seller ID: 039438

ISBN: 0895591561

Condition: Good


spine crease, edge wear; Peter Monteleone is a professional gambler and trouble-shooter. He is hard, tough and knows all the tricks. It is to him that the Spindrift Casino owner turns when the beautiful showgirl Clelsea Holiday is murdered. View more info

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It's Different Abroad

By: Calvin, Henry

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1963

Seller ID: kb008343

Condition: Fair


182 pp; edge wear, rubbing to boards, spine; plain blue boards; last two (non-text) pages have a drawing by a young person in green marker; Suspense novel; jacket blurb "She Was Marked for Rape and Death" 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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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 Dead Man's Knock

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $1.49

Publisher: New York, Zebra: 1987-06-01

Seller ID: 039166

ISBN: 0821720996

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear, inked # on cover; John Dickson Carr is back with his most famous detective ever, Dr. Gideon Fell, in this clever concoction of murder, locked rooms, impossible crime, and puzzling clues. View more info