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Before Midnight (Nero Wolfe #25)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037598

Condition: Very Good


edge wear; Cheaters never prosper, but Nero Wolfe encounters one who kills trying. At the Pour Amour perfume riddle contest, a million dollars goes to the contestant who can answer five questions. Someone doesn't like the heat of competition, so he murders the contest founder and steals the answers to the riddles. Now Wolfe has to sniff down a trail of clues that leads disturbingly close to home. View more info

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Three For the Chair (Nero Wolfe)

By: Stout, Rex

Price: $1.49

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 1971

Seller ID: 039082

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; One thing is certain to distract Nero Wolfe from his culinary and horticultural pursuits: murder. This time Wolfe and his able assistant, Archie Goodwin, are put in the hot seat when they are called upon to investigate three different murders. View more info

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Billy

By: Strieber, Whitley

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1990

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: kb010723

Condition: Very Good


317 pages; light edge wear to boards and jacket, corners lightly bumped; Billy, a bright young kid with a penchant for computers, is kidnapped by the psychotic Barton Royal. When Billy discovers the corpses of his two predecessors, he realises that time is running out. View more info

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Without a Grave (Hannah Ives Mysteries)

By: Talley, Marcia

Price: $1.99

Publisher: Severn House Publishers: 2009-08-01

Seller ID: 032057

ISBN: 0727867601

Condition: Good


ex-library with usual markings; edge wear to jacket and boards; The new Hannah Ives mystery - Hannah's in paradise, enjoying Bahamian island life. When controversy arises over the construction of a luxury resort that could devastate the coral reef, Hannah dives in. Acts of vandalism, a deadly wildfire, a missing scientist Hannah suspects a connection, but her investigation stalls when Hurricane Luis slams into the island. Before the skies clear, a dynasty is threatened by a venomous sibling rivalry, environmentalists face-off against progressive island fathers, and death pays a call . . View more info

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An Unpardonable Crime

By: Taylor, Andrew

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2004-03-03

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026310

ISBN: 1401301029

Condition: Very Good


485 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; This irresistible literary thriller in the tradition of "The Alienist" and "An Instance of the Fingerpost" is set in early 1800s England and involves young Edgar Allan Poe. View more info

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Syndrome E: A Thriller

By: Thilliez, Franck

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 2014-04-29

Seller ID: 035885

ISBN: 0147509718

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; corner crease on back cover; the classic procedural meets cutting-edge science Lucie Henebelle, single mother and beleaguered detective, has just about enough on her plate when she receives a panicked phone call from an ex-lover who has developed a rare disorder after watching an obscure film from the 1950s. With help from the brooding Inspector Franck Sharko, who is exploring the movie's connection to five unearthed corpses at a construction site, Lucie begins to strip away the layers of what may be the most disturbing film ever made. With more lives on the line, Sharko and L... View more info

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Foreign Influence: A Thriller (Scot Harvath #9 )

By: Thor, Brad

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 2011-05-24

Seller ID: 036832

ISBN: 1416586601

Condition: Good


spine creasing, heavy edge wear; Recruited as a field operative, Scot Harvath has just returned from his first assignment abroad when a bombing in Rome kills a group of American college students. The evidence points to a dangerous colleague from Harvath's past and a plan for further attacks on an unimaginable scale. View more info

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Full Black: A Thriller (Scot Harvath #11)

By: Thor, Brad

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 2012-05-22

Seller ID: 036838

ISBN: 1416586628

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Born in the shadows and kept from heads of state, some missions are so deadly, so sensitive, that they simply don?t exist. When one such mission goes horribly wrong, only former Navy SEAL Team 6 member turned covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath can carry out an audacious plan to prevent one of the biggest terrorist threats the United States has ever faced: complete and total collapse. But as the identities of the perpetrators are laid stunningly bare, Harvath will be left with only one means to save America. Unable to trust anyone, he will be forced to go ... View more info

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The Last Patriot: A Thriller (Scot Harvath #7)

By: Thor, Brad

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 2009-05-19

Seller ID: 036854

ISBN: 1416543848

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; June 632 A.D.: Deep within the Uranah Valley of Mount Arafat in Mecca, the Prophet Mohammed shares with his closest companions a final and startling revelation. Within days, he is assassinated.September 1789: U.S. Minister to France Thomas Jefferson, who is charged with forging a truce with the violent Muslim pirates of the Barbary Coast, makes a shocking discovery√Ę??one that could forever impact the world?s relationship with Islam.Present day: When a car bomb explodes outside a Parisian cafe, Scot Harvath is thrust back into the life he has tried so desperately to ... View more info

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Murder at the National Cathedral

By: Truman, Margaret

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1990-09-12

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032297

ISBN: 0394576039

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; Fresh from her bestselling Murder at the Kennedy Center, Margaret Truman has dreamed up a new and horrific crime that takes place at the cathedral on the hill that overlooks all of Washington. View more info

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Murder at the Library of Congress

By: Truman, Margaret

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1999-11-02

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 037924

ISBN: 0375500685

Condition: Very Good


edge wear to boards and jacket, tear & chip in top left edge of front jacket face; In the depths of the U.S. Library of Congress toil thousands of researchers, chasing down obsessions, breakthroughs, and new contributions to human wisdom. But when amateur D.C. sleuth Annabel Reed-Smith enters this stately American institution, she discovers a hornet's nest of intrigue and murder.After a renowned scholar is bludgeoned to death among the scholarly stacks, an ambitious TV reporter links the case to the heist of a Spanish painting from a Miami museum and a killing in Mexico City. Annabel suspects ... View more info

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Murder in the Supreme Court (Capital Crimes #3)

By: Truman, Margaret

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Fawcett: 1985-05-12

Seller ID: 039025

ISBN: 0449209695

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; When Clarence Sutherland, chief clerk of the Supreme Court, is found dead, Lt. Martin Teller of the DC police and Susanna Pinscher of the Justice Department are pulled together to find the killer. It turns out that Sutherland had a lot of confidential information on important people, and any one of them could be responsible for his death. But one startling clue seems to implicate the high court itself: Sutherland was found slumped over in the chief justice?s chair. Did the clerk know something that the top judge, and perhaps even the president himself, didn?t want re... View more info

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Murder on Embassy Row (Capital Crime Mysteries)

By: Truman, Margaret

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Fawcett: 1985-09-12

Seller ID: 039098

ISBN: 0449206211

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; "Ambassador Geoffrey James might be a British citizen, but when he dies on the night of a gala party, it's up to Captain Sal Morizio of Washington's Metropolitan Police Department to investigate. Despite orders to desist, Morizio and his lady love, fellow officer Connie Lake, know too much. And what they learn on an international search for missing clues tells them a lot about corruption in high places--and the effects of caviar on otherwise rational people View more info

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Murder at the National Cathedral

By: Truman, Margaret

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1990-09-12

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039264

ISBN: 0394576039

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to jacket and boards; first edition, first printing; The brutal murder of a friend drags Mac Smith and Annabel Reed from their newlywed bliss into an unholy web of intrigue and danger. When a second murder is committed in England, which the honeymooners had just visited, the Smiths go back across the seas, and straight into the center of an ungodly plot of secret agents, a playboy priest, a frustrated lover, a choleric cleric...and a murder so perfect it's a sin. View more info

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Presumed Innocent

By: Turow, Scott

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Grand Central Publications: 1988-06-01

Seller ID: 032499

ISBN: 0446350982

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Hailed as the most suspenseful and compelling novel in decades, Presumed Innocent brings to life our worst nightmare: that of an ordinary citizen facing conviction for the most terrible of crimes. View more info

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Limitations

By: Turow, Scott

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, Picador: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: kb002621

ISBN: 0312426453

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR! Life would seem to have gone well for George Mason. His days as a criminal defense lawyer are long behind him. At fifty-nine, he has sat as a judge on the Court of Appeals in Kindle County for nearly a decade. Yet, when a disturbing rape case is brought before him, the judge begins to question the very nature of the law and his role within it. What is troubling George Mason so deeply? Is it his wife's recent diagnosis? Or the strange and threatening emails he has started to receive? And what is it about this horrific case of sexual assault, now on trial in his courtroom,... View more info

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Reversible Errors: a Novel

By: Turow, Scott

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus And Giroux: 2002

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: kb011108

ISBN: 0374281602

Condition: Very Good


433 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; corners bumped; Romeo Gandolph has confessed to a series of murders, but now, on death row, he takes it back--and it looks as if the case might indeed be open to review. His attorney, Arthur Raven, uncovers another suspect, who also confesses--but is this one any more reliable? To complicate the issue, the judge who issued the original sentence is serving time for bribery. A New York Times Notable Book for 2002. View more info

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The Shadow Cabinet

By: Tyler, W. T.

Price: $7.99

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1984-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038609

ISBN: 0060151692

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket, small edge tears to jacket; first edition, first printing; In a fast-paced suspenseful novel about the struggle for influence, power, and prestige during the first year of te Reagan administration, W.T. Tyler focuses his multiple talents as a fiction writer on Washington D. C. and a superb cast of American idealists and rogues.Haven Wilson is a lawyer who has served in the Carter administration and is now on the sidelines biding his time. Quite by accident he finds himself involved simultaneously in the complicated efforts of a colorful West Coast self-mad... View more info

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Die for You

By: Unger, Lisa

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard: 2010-07-27

Seller ID: 028495

ISBN: 0307476340

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Isabel, a novelist, and Marcus Raines, an inventor of high-tech games, enjoy a loving marriage. But after her husband disappears and the FBI reveals that Marcus Raines has been dead for many years, Isabel determines to find the truth about the man she thought she knew View more info

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Fragile (Jones Cooper)

By: Unger, Lisa

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard: 2011-07-26

Seller ID: 029096

ISBN: 0307745260

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Maggie and Jones live with their teenage son, Rick, in The Hollows, a small town outside of New York City. The cozy intimacy of the town is broken when Rick s girlfriend, Charlene, mysteriously disappears. The investigation has Jones, the lead detective on the case, acting strangely and Rick, already a brooding teenager, becomes even more withdrawn. Maggie finds herself drawn in both as a trained psychologist and as a mother, walking a tightrope that threatens the stability of her family. Determined to uncover the truth, Maggie pursues her own leads into Charlene s d... View more info