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End of Story: A Novel of Suspense

By: Abrahams, Peter

Price: $5.99

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2006-03-28

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037439

ISBN: 0060726652

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; While teaching writing skills to prison inmates, Ivy Seidel discovers Vance Harrow, convicted of a terrible crime, shows tremendous talent. Ivy sets out to investigate his past and to correct an injustice, but someone doesn't want the past disturbed. View more info

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Death Locked in: An Anthology of Locked Room Stories

By: Adey, Robert C. S [editor]; Greene, Douglas G. [editor]

Price: $7.99

Publisher: New York, International Polygonics: 1987-01-01

Seller ID: 026667

ISBN: 0930330757

Condition: Good


553 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Ingenuity faces the impossible in these tales of mystery & murder by such writers as John Dickson Carr, Ngaio Marsh, Ellery Queen, others. View more info

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The Alphabet House

By: Adler-Olsen, Jussi

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 2015-02-24

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036826

ISBN: 0525954899

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; British pilots James Teasdale and Bryan Young have been chosen to conduct a special photo-reconnaissance mission near Dresden, Germany. Intelligence believes the Nazis are building new factories that could turn the tide of the war. When their plane is shot down, James and Bryan know they will be executed if captured. With an enemy patrol in pursuit, they manage to jump aboard a train reserved for senior SS soldiers wounded on the eastern front. In a moment of desperation, they throw two patients off the train and take their places, hoping they can escape l... View more info

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Dive Deep and Deadly

By: Alam, Glynn Marsh

Price: $0.99

Publisher: Pearl River, NY, Avocet Press: 2000-06-01

Seller ID: 034507

ISBN: 0966107292

Condition: Good


ex-library with usual markings; light edge wear; Born in a swamp house, Luanne has returned to the dilapidated structure after her father?s death. She lives on the Palmetto River, between the glass bottomed boat park of Palmetto Spring and the tiny river town of Fogarty Spring. Her nearest neighbor and friend is the octogenarian Cajun, Dorian Pasquin.Luanne?s struggle to repair the house comes to a halt when sheriff?s detective, Tony Amado, asks her to check out one of the deep underwater caves at Palmetto Spring where some boys have reported seeing a body. Luanne, a scuba diver who has a life... View more info

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Without Orders

By: Albrand, Martha

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb018508

Condition: Good


282 pages; edge wear, heavy wear to corners, wear to extremities; Mystery set in Italy during WWII. A man wakes up in an asylum, convinced he is a POW but told he is an Italian citizen. View more info

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Indian Killer

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Grand Central Publishing: 1998-01-01

Seller ID: 025762

ISBN: 0446673706

Condition: Good


420 pages; spine creasing, edge wear, some underlining; A serial killer is stalking Seattle--taking the scalps of white males. Dubbed the "Indian Killer" by the local populace, the murderer's action have thrown the city's Native American community into turmoil. As retaliatory hate crimes against Native Americans escalate, John Smith--a Native American raised by a white family--must confront the violence in the streets--as well as in his own heart. View more info

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Night Train

By: Amis, Martin

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Harmony: 1998-01-12

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 032711

ISBN: 0609601288

Condition: Good


ex-library with library markings; light edge wear to jacket and boards; An exhilarating departure for the bestselling author of "London Fields" and "Time's Arrow", this gritty, credible, totally captivating mystery follows the exploits of American homicide detective Jennifer Rockwell and the intriguing case that gets under her skin. View more info

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Death in the Thames

By: Anderson, John. R. L

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1975-01-01

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 037061

ISBN: 0812818245

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; Vital information is being leaked from top British companies, and with the Cold War intensifying, the Home Office suspects it is travelling east. The leak is traced to the Oxfordshire headquarters of a large scientific engineering group. Thanks to his new-found reputation as an amateur sleuth, Peter Blair is called to investigate. Peter travels undercover as a river-bound holidaymaker. But this is no pleasure cruise - before long Peter finds himself face-to-face with murder. Death in the Thames, the second mystery featuring Peter Blair, and following on fr... View more info

Ballet of Death (Zebra Mystery Puzzler #35)

By: Anthony, Elizabeth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Zebra Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb009931

ISBN: 0890835268

Condition: Good


188 pages; reading copy only of this exceptionally rare title... cover is missing top 1", creasing, some foxing to page edges, pages yellowed; "As the Tippett Ballet Company rehearsed their new production, "American Gun," a series of events proved that violent title to be prophetic. When the overbearing head of the company is found resting in peace in her bloodied bedroom one night, solo dancer Pauling Lyons tries to prove the innocence of Colleen, the suspected dancer she is coaching. View more info

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Coyote Cowgirl

By: Antieau, Kim

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Forge Books: 2003-06-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038412

ISBN: 0765302675

Condition: Good


ex-library with usual markings; light edge wear to boards and jacket; Jeanne Les Flambeaux-you know, the famous Flambeaux clan, the great chefs and restaurateurs of the Southwest-is the black sheep of her very accomplished family. She has a few problems. Like, for one, she can't cook. And she hears voices for another. And she screws up everything she touches for a third. No one, including herself, ever expected her to amount to anything, so she hasn't; she thinks of herself as an idiot savant-if you drop the savant part. When her parents take a much-needed vacation, leaving her in charge of th... View more info

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The Charlotte Armstrong Festival: 3 Novels

By: Armstrong, Charlotte

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan: 1975-01-01

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 034704

ISBN: 0698106962

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; Contains 3 Complete novels: The Gift Shop; Lemon in the Basket; and The Balloon Man. View more info

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The Menehune Murders (Penny Spring and Sir Toby Glendower Mysteries)

By: Arnold, Margot

Price: $1.49

Publisher: Woodstock, VT, The Countryman Press: 1991-02-17

Seller ID: 032644

ISBN: 0881501964

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Spring, an American anthropologist, and Glendower, a British archaeologist, investigate the murder of Professor Giles' archrival, Freyer, in hopes of clearing Giles' name. View more info

Antarctic Navigation

By: Arthur, Elizabeth

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1995-01-15

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027014

ISBN: 0679418954

Condition: Very Good


798 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; several articles on the arctic or antarctic laid-in; This story of an expedition to the South Pole, led by a young, ardent, complicated American woman, is a novel whose authenticity, storytelling force, and metaphorical richness immerses readers in the world of Antarctic exploration. It illuminates both the meaning of the century now ending and the power of the human spirit to navigate the new and the unknown. 4 maps. View more info

The Last Goodbye

By: Arvin, Reed

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 2005

Seller ID: kb008496

ISBN: 0060555521

Condition: Good


386 pp. spine creasing, some edge wear; Relegated to a job in a seedy downtown office after an unfortunate affair, down-on-his-luck attorney Jack Hammond works as a court-appointed attorney until a close friend is found murdered, a case that draws him into the world of a beautiful opera singer. View more info

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Aunt Dimity and the Deep Blue Sea

By: Atherton, Nancy

Price: $1.49

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 2007-02-06

Seller ID: 032490

ISBN: 0143038303

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Lori Shepherd is no stranger to trouble and intrigue. But when Bill, her high-profile attorney husband, receives a number of chilling death threats aimed at his family, danger hits close to home. With Scotland Yard on the case, Bill decides to send Lori and their five-year-old twins to the safety of a remote island off the coast of Scotland. There, another mystery begins to unfold. With Aunt Dimity's help, Lori begins to piece together clues. View more info

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Aunt Dimity's Death

By: Atherton, Nancy

Price: $1.99

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

Seller ID: 034672

ISBN: 0140178406

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Lori thought Aunt Dimity was just a character in a family bedtime story until a law firm summoned her to a reading of her relative's last will and testament. Lori will inherit a sizeable estate--if she can discover the secret hidden in a treasure trove of letters tucked away at Dimity's English country cottage. View more info

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Robert B. Parker's Lullaby (Spenser)

By: Atkins, Ace; Parker, Robert B.

Price: $5.99

Publisher: New York, Putnam Adult: 2012-05-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023717

ISBN: 0399158030

Condition: Very Good


310 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; "Spenser takes up a seemingly open and closed cold case at the behest of a street-wise 16 year old girl, who believes her mother's murderers went free. As Spenser digs deeper into the mystery, he finds a much more dangerous and complex mystery than he bargained for"-- View more info

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Dirty Harriet

By: Auerbach, Miriam

Price: $1.99

Publisher: Harlequin Next: 2006-03-28

Seller ID: 034636

ISBN: 0373880901

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Goodbye mansion, hello Hog. This former Boca Babe is now a Biker Babe with a rap sheet and a license to track down bad guys and solve crimes. Go ahead. Make her day. Harriet ?Dirty Harriet? Horowitz had it all. Money. Plastic Surgery. Servants. Then her husband raised his fist one time too many, and she shot and killed him. Now, she lives in the South Florida swamps, rides a Harley, and owns a private eye agency. Her best friend?the only friend who makes sense anymore?is an alligator named Lana. Then the Contessa von Phul, a woman from Harriet?s society days, hires H... View more info

The Whole Truth

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $1.99

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 2008-04-22

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032844

ISBN: 0446195979

Condition: Good


edge wear to boards and jacket, some light soiling, creases in jacket flap; In this terrifying thriller with a global backdrop, the characters' lives collide head-on as a series of events is set in motion that could change the world. "The Whole Truth" delivers all the twists and turns, drama, and quick pacing that David Baldacci fans expect. View more info

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The Whole Truth (A. Shaw #1)

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Vision: 2009-02-24

Seller ID: 033557

ISBN: 0446539686

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Premium mass market format; Nicolas Creel is a man on a mission. He heads up the world's largest defense contractor, The Ares Corporation. Dick Pender is the man Creel retains to "perception manage" his company to even more riches by manipulating international conflicts. But Creel may have an even grander plan in mind.Shaw, a man with no first name and a truly unique past, has a different agenda. Reluctantly doing the bidding of a secret multi-national intelligence agency, he travels the globe to keep it safe and at peace.Willing to do anything to get back to... View more info