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Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara

By: Alan Vanneman, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf: 2004.

Edition: 1st Carroll & Graf Edition

Our Product Number: 608223

ISBN: 078671297X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Remainder mark on bottom of text block. Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Parchment boards quarterbound in gray and imprinted in red on the spine with title and author. . 318 pages. In a crafty new novel featuring the world’s greatest literary detective, Alan Vanneman extends the boundaries of the Sherlock Holmes canon with a knotty investigation that takes the celebrated sleuth and his cohort, Dr. Watson, far from the cozy Victorian comforts of 221B Ba... View more info

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Person or Persons Unknown

By: Alexander, Bruce

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 602353

ISBN: 0399143092

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Slight cover edgewear at one corner and spine tail . Protected in a removable Brodart cover. Unclipped. First Edition with full number line. . 0.94 x 9.22 x 6.36 Inches. 279 pages. Sir John Fielding Mysteries, No. 4. Eighteenth-century London: prostitutes are being brutally murdered in Covent Garden. Sir John Fielding, the blind magistrate who confounded London's first police force, must call upon his keen intellect and uncommon detecting skills to solve this shocking se... View more info

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A Charitable Body: A Novel of Suspense

By: Barnard, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2012

Our Product Number: 607737

ISBN: 1439177430

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


241 pages. What an honor to become trustee of an English stately home museum. Yorkshire Detective Inspector Charlie Peace's wife, Felicity, is initially thrilled when she's asked to join the board that oversees Walbrook Manor, an eighteenth-century mansion that's now part of a charitable trust. She's in for some surprises. With its shabby salons and drafty hallways, Walbrook shows signs of the financial burden it caused its recent owners, members of the related Quarles a... View more info

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A Flaw in the Blood

By: Barron, Stephanie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 2008

Our Product Number: 605403

ISBN: 055380524X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Remainder dot on bottom . Genealogical table. 304 pages. Windsor Castle, 1861. For the second time in over twenty years, Irish barrister Patrick Fitzgerald has been summoned by the Queen. The first time, he’d been a zealous young legal clerk, investigating what appeared to be a murderous conspiracy against her. Now he is a distinguished gentleman at the top of his profession. And the Queen is a woman in the grip of fear. For on this chilly night, her beloved husband, P... View more info

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Agatha Raisin and the Case of the Curious Curate

By: Beaton, M. C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 600305

ISBN: 0312207689

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected with a removable Brodart cover; cream boards quarterbound in cream with title and author imprinted in purple; Stated First Edition: March 2003 with full number line. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 272 pages. Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 13. Depressed after being humiliated and abandoned by the two men in her life, Agatha Raisin finds a new prospect in curate Tristan Delon, whose untimely death prompts Agatha to investigate strange mysteries surrounding... View more info

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Agatha Raisin and the Day the Floods Came

By: Beaton, M. C.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 601238

ISBN: 0312207670

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Protected with a removable Brodart cover; Dark blue boards with title and author imprinted on spine in silver; Stated First Edition: July 2002 with full number line. . 213 pages. Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 12. Agatha Raisin decides to escape for a holiday on a remote island paradise, and becomes involved in an investigation into strangely similar crimes that took place half a world apart involving the mysterious deaths of young blonde women. View more info

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The Perfect Paragon: An Agatha Raisin Mystery

By: Beaton, M. C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 601421

ISBN: 031230448X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart cover. Stated First Edition: August 2005 with full number line.. 0.9 x 8.2 x 5.5 Inches. 240 pages. Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 16. After being nearly killed by both a hired hit man and her former secretary, Agatha Raisin could use some low-key cases. So when Robert Smedley walks through the door, determined to prove that his wife is cheating, Raisin Investigations immediately offers to help. Trouble is, Agatha hates divorce cases - espe... View more info

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The Skeleton in the Closet

By: Beaton, M. C.

Price: $10.98

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 602310

ISBN: 0312207727

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart cover. Stated First Edition: March 2001 with full number line.. 0.83 x 8.56 x 5.74 Inches. 224 pages. A Fellworth Dolphin Mystery. Poor Fellworth Dolphin has been living under the thumb of his miserly, cold-hearted mother for far too long. Since the death of his father, Fellworth has been supporting both himself and his mother with the meager wages he earns as a waiter in the local hotel. When his mother suddenly dies, Fellworth is shocke... View more info

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Kissing Christmas Goodbye

By: Beaton, M. C.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 603459

ISBN: 0312349114

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Barely visible scratch on front cover.. Protected in a removable Brodart cover. Stated First Edition: October 2007 with full number line.. 1 x 8.2 x 5.5 Inches. 240 pages. Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 18. Bored with the routine cases coming her way, Agatha Raisin finally gets the chance for some excitement with the arrival of her handsome ex, James Lacey, and the poisoning death of a wealthy widow, Mrs. Tamworthy, who had sent Agatha a letter warning that she believed t... View more info

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Death of a Celebrity

By: Beaton, M. C.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 603658

ISBN: 0892966769

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Stated First Printing: January 2002 with full number line.. 224 pages. Hamish Macbeth Mysteries, No. 18.. Blonde, glamorous BBC reporter Crystal French has blown into Lochdubh with Highland Life, a hard-hitting TV show that has more than just the heather shaking. Roaring into town in her bright yellow Porsche, her arrival is heralded by a speeding ticket from Constable Hamish Macbeth, in spite of her attempts at bribery and seduction. Out of revenge, her show first bumps... View more info

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Agatha Raisin and the Love from Hell

By: Beaton, M. C.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 605836

ISBN: 0312207662

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable archival cover. Full number line.. 224 pages. Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 11. Recently married to James Lacey, the witty and fractious Agatha Raisin quickly finds that marriage, and love, are not all they are cracked up to be. Rather than basking in marital bliss, the newlyweds are living in separate cottages and accusing each other of infidelity. After a particularly raucous fight in the local pub, James suddenly vanishes-a bloodstain the only... View more info

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Evan Only Knows: A Constable Evans Mystery

By: Bowen, Rhys

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 605917

ISBN: 0312301138

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Crease on dust jacket flap . Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Green binding withtitle and author imprinted on spine in silver Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 256 pages. A Constable Evans Mystery, No. 7. When Constable Evan Evans and his new fiancée decide to travel south from home in Llanfair, Wales, to visit his mother in Swansea, they’re not expecting the disturbing news that greets them on their arrival: the young thug convicted of murder... View more info

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Cracker: To Say I Love You

By: Brown, Molly; McGovern, Jimmy

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1996

Edition: First US Edition

Our Product Number: 608551

ISBN: 0312139519

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Black book and spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 249 pages. Fitz is an ingenious psychologist who freelances his services to the police as a criminal profiler and master confessor. The police admire his skills, but not his lifestyle: Fitz loves gambling, booze, cigarettes, and pushing his considerable bulk into any situation that intrigues him. When a pair of cop-killer... View more info

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Snobbery with Violence: A Mystery

By: Chesney, Marion

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 601415

ISBN: 031230451X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart cover. Stated First Edition: July 2003 with full number line.. 0.88 x 8.56 x 5.76 Inches. 224 pages. Edwardian Murder Mysteries, No. 1. When the beautiful - if rebellious - Lady Rose Summer is expected to receive a marriage proposal, her father wants to ascertain whether Sir Geoffrey Blandon's intentions are honorable. He calls on Captain Harry Cartwright, the impoverished younger son of a baron, to do some intelligence work. After his su... View more info

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The Unexpected Guest: A Mystery

By: Christie, Agatha; adapted as a novel by Charles Osborne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607802

ISBN: 031224262X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Gray binding with gold title and author imprinted on spine. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 210 pages. In the middle of the night in rural Scotland, Michael Starkwedder has run his car into a ditch and must go to the nearest house to seek help. But downstairs, he discovers a murdered man in a wheelchair and a woman holding a recently fired gun. But what seems obvious isn't and the story that unfolds is classic Chr... View more info

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Necessary as Blood

By: Crombie, Deborah

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, NY, William Morrow: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607065

ISBN: 0061287539

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Map on endpapers. Deckle-edged pages. . 378 pages. Duncan Kincaid/ Gemma James Mysteries, No. 13. Crombie dazzles once more with Necessary As Blood—a relentlessly suspenseful tale of a vanished mother, a murdered father, and a helpless, endangered child. View more info

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To Dwell in Darkness

By: Crombie, Deborah

Price: $12.99

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608289

ISBN: 0062271601

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover; Lighr blue mottled boards with dark blue spine has title on spine in gold; Map on endpapers; Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 324 pages. Duncan Kincaid/ Gemma James Mysteries, No. 16. .Recently transferred to the London borough of Camden from Scotland Yard headquarters, Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and his new murder investigation team are called to a deadly bombing at historic St. Pancras Station. By fortunate ... View more info

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Death Is Now My Neighbor

By: Dexter, Colin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Crown: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 603487

ISBN: 0517707861

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart cover. Gray boards with red spine imprinted with title and author in black. Stated First American Edition with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 1.3 x 8.4 x 5.3 Inches. 347 pages. An Inspector Morse Mystery, No. 12. With the Master of Lonsdale retiring, two senior dons are furiously vying for his position, a competition that Inspector Morse and Sergeant Lewis soon discover may be linked to the shooting of a young woman in her Nort... View more info

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The Remorseful Day

By: Dexter, Colin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Crown: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 603488

ISBN: 0609606220

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart cover. Dark brown boards with dark brown spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Stated First American Edition with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 1.1 x 8.1 x 5.6 Inches. 384 pages. An Inspector Morse Mystery, No. 13. For a year, the murder of Yvonne Harrison at her home in the Cotswold village of Lower Swinstead has baffled the Thames Valley CID. But one man has yet to tackle the case--and it is just the sort of puzzle... View more info

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Death on the Holy Mountain

By: Dickinson, David

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Soho Constable: 2008

Edition: First US Edition

Our Product Number: 605194

ISBN: 1569475032

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable archival cover. Black binding with title and author imprinted on spine. Full Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2number line.. 288 pages. Lord Francis Powerscourt, No. 7. In 1905, Lord Francis Powerscourt investigates a series of art thefts from stately homes of the Protestant gentry in Ireland. Then people begin to vanish. As Powerscourt closes in on the killer, his own life is threatened and his patriotism is questioned. View more info