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Parting Breath

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $10.95

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books:

Our Product Number: 602203

ISBN: 0553254146

Condition: Fine. 1985


No spine crease.. 164 pages. Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan knew there would be trouble when he was called in to the student sit-in at Calleshire University. The dons were nervous, the students excited - a clash of some kind seemed inevitable. But what did happen was totally unexpected. First was a most peculiar theft from a dormitory room and then the discovery of a man found clutching at one of the columns of the Tarsus cloister - bleeding slowly to death and able wit... View more info

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Death of a Ghost

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Felony & Mayhem Press:

Our Product Number: 608702

ISBN: 1933397829

Condition: Very Good. 2007. First Edition Thus


273 pages. An Albert Campion Mystery, No. 6. The first killing took place at a crowded art show, in full view of the cream of London society. For the second killing, only the victim and the murderer were present. Now the scene was set for the third--a lavish dinner party with vintage wines, and with Albert Campion's death as the main course View more info

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Death of an Old Goat

By: Barnard, Robert

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books:

Our Product Number: 608430

ISBN: 0140065377

Condition: Near Fine. (1977) 1983. Reprint


No spine crease.. 190 pages. Professor Belville-Smith had bored university audiences in England with the same lecture for fifty years. Now he was crossing the Australian continent, doing precisely the same. Never before had the reaction been so extreme however, for shortly after an undistinguished appearance at Drummondale University, the doddering old professor is found brutally murdered. As Police Inspector Royle (who had never actually had to solve a crime before) pro... View more info

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The Sirens Sang of Murder

By: Caudwell, Sarah

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Dell:

Our Product Number: 602244

ISBN: 0440207452

Condition: Fine. 1990


No spine crease.. 0.78 x 7.08 x 4.3 Inches. 288 pages. A Hilary Tamar Mystery, No. 3. Young barrsiter Michael Cantrip has skipped of to  the Channel Islands to take on a tax-law case  that's worth a fortune -- if Cantrip's tax-planning  cronies can locate the missing heir. But Cantrip  has waded in way over his head. Strange things are  happening on these mysterious, isolated isles.  Something is going bump in the night -- and bumping... View more info

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Tuesday Club Murders

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books:

Our Product Number: 601867

ISBN: 0425068072

Condition: Very Good+. Mild spine crease. 1985


1 x 7 x 5 Inches. 212 pages. Miss Jane Marple. One of the most recognized sleuths in all of fiction, Miss Marple is the proper English gentlewoman who never misses a chance to gossip. This bright-eyed elderly detective stars in this collection of 13 titles, including: "The Tuesday Night Club, " "The Idol House of Astarte, " "Ingots of Gold, " "The Blood-Stained Pavement, " "Motive Versus Opportunity, " "The Thumb Mark of Saint ... View more info

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Five Little Pigs: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow:

Our Product Number: 608611

ISBN: 0062073575

Condition: Very Good. Trade Paperback. 2011. 1st St Martin's Paperback Edition


266 pages. Previously published as: Murder in retrospect View more info

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Murder on the Orient Express

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books:

Our Product Number: 601739

ISBN: 0425173755

Condition: Fine. 2000


No spine crease.. 0.73 x 6.77 x 4.21 Inches. 256 pages. Hercule Poirot Mysteries. What more can a mystery addict desire than a much-loathed murder victim found aboard the luxurious Orient Express with multiple stab wounds, thirteen likely suspects, an incomparably brilliant detective in Hercule Poirot, and the most ingenious crime ever conceived? View more info

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There is a Tide

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books:

Our Product Number: 608485

ISBN: 042506803X

Condition: Very Good. Mild spine crease; inventory mark on top of text block. (1948) 1984. Reprint


Published in the United Kingdom as Taken at the Flood . 231 pages. A few weeks after marrying an attractive widow, Gordon Cloade is tragically killed by a bomb blast in the London blitz. Overnight, the former Mrs. Underhay finds herself in sole possession of the Cloade family fortune.Shortly afterward, Hercule Poirot receives a visit from the dead man’s sister-in-law who claims she has been warned by “spirits” that Mrs. Underhay’s first husband is still alive. Po... View more info

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Miss Seeton Plants Suspicion

By: Crane, Hamilton

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books:

Our Product Number: 601766

ISBN: 0425137023

Condition: Very Good. Spine creasing; closed tear at spine tail . 1993. First Edition Thus


0.9 x 6.6 x 3.5 Inches. 250 pages. Miss Seeton is a retired art teacher, eccentric English spinster--and an unlikely master of detection. When Nigel Colveden is arrested for murder, the entire village of Plummergen is shocked, and everyone's waiting for Miss Seeton to solve the case and clear the nice young man's name. But she's kidnapped before she can dig up a single clue! View more info

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The Riddle of the Third Mile

By: Dexter, Colin

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Toronto, CAN, Bantam Books:

Our Product Number: 608431

ISBN: 0553273639

Condition: Very Good. Spine crease. 1988


213 pages. The thought suddenly occurred to Morse that this would be a marvellous time to murder a few of the doddery old bachelor dons. No wives to worry about their whereabouts; no landladies to whine about the unpaid rents. In fact nobody would miss most of them at all . . . By the 16th of July the Master of Lonsdale was concerned, but not yet worried. Dr Browne-Smith had passed through the porter's lodge at approximately 8.15 a.m. on the morning of Friday, 11th July.... View more info

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A Fighting Chance

By: Eberhart, Mignon G

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books:

Our Product Number: 602253

ISBN: 0446323500

Condition: Very Good. 1987


No spine crease.. 0.62 x 6.75 x 4.12 Inches. 256 pages. Julie Farnham never stopped believing in Jim's innocence, even though he had been found with a smoking gun, kneeling beside the body. Now, five years later, Jim is back, and unless she tracks down the killer, Julie will lose either him or her own freedom forever. View more info

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To the Hilt

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Jove:

Our Product Number: 605037

ISBN: 0515121487

Condition: As New. 1997. First Paperback Edition


No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 352 pages. Alexander Kinloch, an eccentric artist who lives alone on a Scottish mountainside, receives a card from his mother in London summoning him to the bedside of his dying stepfather. The news takes him by surprise, but the realization that his stepfather is unintentionally about to take Alexander to the grave with him is the shock that draws Alexander out of the untamed wilderness and into the much more p... View more info

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Penhallow

By: Heyer, Georgette

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 601589

ISBN: 0425097781

Condition: Very Good. Back cover has two scrapes . 1987. First Edition Thus


No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 1 x 7 x 4.25 Inches. 312 pages. The death of menacing old man Adam Penhallow, on the eve of his birthday, seems at first to be by natural causes. But Penhallow had ruled his Cornish roost with an iron will and a sharp tongue, playing one relative against another and giving both servants and kin cause to hate him, so that when it emerges that he was poisoned, there are more than a dozen prime suspects. View more info

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Frozen Stiff

By: Mason, Sarah J.

Price: $3.49

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 601612

ISBN: 0425138372

Condition: Very Good. Spine creasing; Reading crease on front cover . 1993. First Paperback Edition


Paperback Original. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 1 x 7 x 5 Inches. 219 pages. A Trewley and Stone Mystery, No. . The offices of the Tesbury's grocery chain are in an uproar. The new computer system is causing chaos, and a meddling management consultant has the staff at wit's end. But when the bureaucratic busybody is found dead under a pile of frozen fish sticks cartons, British detectives Trewley and Stone investigate. View more info

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The Last Judgement

By: Pears, Iain

Price: $5.49

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 608542

ISBN: 0425171485

Condition: Very Good. Spine creasing. 1999. First Paperback Edition


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 278 pages. An Art History Mystery, No. 4. When a tacky painting in his possession is linked to a series of murders, art dealer Jonathan Argyll must investigate the dark secrets in the painting's past -- before someone with truly horrible taste decides to put him out of the picture for good... View more info

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Blood at the Root: An Inspector Banks Mystery

By: Robinson, Peter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Avon Books:

Our Product Number: 608440

ISBN: 0380794764

Condition: Near Fine. 1998.. First Paperback Edition


No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 308 pages. An Inspector Banks Mystery, No. 9. Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks is ordered to run an investigation from his desk without further incident--or find himself on traffic duty. Soon he's outside the investigation and his own department while his own 20-year marriage crumbles around him. On his own, he discovers he's following a trail whose end may lead to his own destruction View more info

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Nothing Venture

By: Wentworth, Patricia

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New York, Warner Books:

Our Product Number: 601743

ISBN: 0446359084

Condition: Good. Spine creasing; Reading crease on front cover; chip to tail of spine; creases to back cover . 1990


0.62 x 6.75 x 4.12 Inches. 256 pages. A British mystery classic from the renowned author of the beloved Miss Silver series. Due to his uncle's diabolical will, Jervis must marry within three months of his uncle's death, or the huge estate and vast fortune will go to his fiance, Rosamund. When Rosamund dumps him just two days before the wedding, Jervis must scramble to find someone else. View more info