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The Mammoth Book of Perfect Crimes and Impossible Mysteries

By: Ashley (Ed.), Mike

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers:

Our Product Number: 608679

ISBN: 0786718935

Condition: Fine. 2007. 1st Carroll & Graf Edition


530 pages. From the likes of Robert Randisi, Peter Crowther, and Max Rittenberg, these 30 stories of bizarre and impossible crimes will fascinate and intrigue the reader who grapples with their intricate puzzles. A man alone in an all-glass phone booth, visible on CCTV and with no one near him, is killed by an ice pick. A man sitting alone in a room is shot by a bullet fired only onceā€”over 200 years ago. A man enters a cable-car alone, and is visible for the entire jou... View more info

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The Best American Mystery Stories 2001

By: Block (Editor), Lawrence; Penzler (Series Editor), Otto

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin:

Our Product Number: 602548

ISBN: 0618124918

Condition: Very Good. 2001. First Paperback Edition


0.97 x 8.28 x 6.48 Inches. 352 pages. The Best American Series. Best-selling author Lawrence Block is one of the mystery genre's most prolific authors, with more than fifty books to his name, including Hit List, published in 2000. Block's selections for The Best American Mystery Stories 2001 include stories by: Jennifer Anderson, Russell Banks, Michael Downs, Leslie Edgerton, William Gay, Jeremiah Healy, Steve Hockensmith, ClarkHoward, Michael Hyde, Dan Leon, Thomas Lync... View more info

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Lone Star Noir

By: Bobby Byrd (Editor); Johnny Byrd (Editor)

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, Akashic Books:

Our Product Number: 606635

ISBN: 1936070642

Condition: Fine. 2010


No spine crease.. 276 pages. Texas enters the Akashic Noir Series arena with a dazzling array of terrifying, well-crafted short fiction. View more info

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Cast, in Order of Disappearance

By: Brett, Simon

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Berkley Publishing Corp.:

Our Product Number: 605872

ISBN: 0425041344

Condition: Very Good. 1979. First Paperback Edition


No spine crease.. 170 pages. A middle-aged actor with a taste for wine and women takes to detection to uncover the connection between the murder of a wealthy theatrical tycoon and the killing of a blackmailer with a supply of compromising photographs View more info

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Murder Most Merry

By: Browining, Abigail

Price: $6.84

Publisher: New York, Gramercy:

Our Product Number: 606266

ISBN: 0517221195

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 2002. First Edition Thus


384 pages. A great holiday gift for mystery fans, this new short story collection of over thirty Christmas tales of crime contains contributions from some of the best writers of the genre: Patricia Moyes, John D. MacDonald, Rex Stout, Julian Symons, Georges Simenon, Margery Allingham, Lawrence Block, John Mortimer and many others. These holiday tales with a murderous twist include suspicious Santa's helpers; a Christmas pageant player who assumes the role of a killer; an... View more info

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Murder in Vegas: New Crime Tales of Gambling and Desperation

By: Connelly, Michael

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Forge Books:

Our Product Number: 606207

ISBN: 0765307405

Condition: Very Good. 2005. First Edition


No spine crease.. 352 pages. Las Vegas. Lost Wages. Sin City. An artificial oasis of pleasure, spectacle, and entertainment, the gambling capital of America has reinvented itself so many times that its doubtful that anyone knows for sure what's real and what isn't in the miles of neon and scorching heat. Las Vegas is considered the ultimate players destination-no matter what your game. Almost anything is available-for a price, mind you, and sometimes losers walk awa... View more info

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Wicked Women Whodunit

By: Davidson, MaryJanice; Garvey, Amy; Apodaca, Jennifer; Cohen, Nancy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Kensington:

Our Product Number: 602551

ISBN: 0758210264

Condition: Near Fine. 2005


1 x 8.2 x 5.5 Inches. 320 pages View more info

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A Hot and Sultry Night for Crime

By: Deaver (Editor), Jeffery

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 607680

ISBN: 0425188396

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2003.. First Edition


385 pages View more info

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English Country House Murders: Classic Crime Fiction of Britain's Upper Crust

By: Godfrey, Thomas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press:

Our Product Number: 601946

ISBN: 0892963557

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Small (1/16") tear on dust jacket. . 1988. Reprint


368 pages. Includes stories by Chesterton, Christie, Sayers Allingham, James, Doyle, Collins, Marsh, Carr and others. View more info

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The World's Finest Mystery & Crime Stories: Second Annual Collection

By: Gorman (Ed.), Ed

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Forge / Tom Doherty Assoc.:

Our Product Number: 608680

ISBN: 0765301016

Condition: Fine. 2001. First Edition


684 pages View more info

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The Best American Mystery Stories 1998

By: Grafton (Editor), Sue; Penzler (Series Editor), Otto

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin:

Our Product Number: 601983

ISBN: 0395835852

Condition: Very Good. 1998. First Paperback Edition


1 x 8.2 x 5.5 Inches. 368 pages. The Best American Series. This year's guest editor, Sue Grafton, has put together a wonderfully diverse collection of stories to surprise and satisfy all fans of the genre. In this volume, the authors include: David Ballard, Scott Bartels, Lawrence Block, Mary Higgins Clark, Merrill Joan Gerber, Edward Hoch, Pat Jordan, Stuart Kaminsky, Janice Law, John T Lescroart, John Lutz, Jay McInerney, Walter Mosley, Joyce Carol Oates, Peter Robinso... View more info

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Crimes by Moonlight: Mysteries from the Dark Side

By: Harris (Editor), Charlaine

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 607413

ISBN: 042523911X

Condition: Very Good+. 2011. First Trade Edition


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 418 pages. Stories by Steve Brewer, Dana Cameron, Max Allan Collins / Mickey Spillane, Barbara D'Amato, Brendan Dubois, Jack Fredrickson, Parnell Hall, Charlaine Harris, Carolyn Hart, S. W. Hubbard, Toni L. P. Kelner, Lou Kemp, Harley Jane Kozak, William Kent Krueger, Margaret Maron, Martin Meyers, Terrie Farley Moran, Jeffrey Somers, Elaine Viets, and Mike Wiecek. View more info

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A Classic English Crime

By: Heald (Ed.), Tim

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press:

Our Product Number: 608478

ISBN: 0892964561

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1991. First Edition


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 215 pages View more info

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A Classic Christmas Crime

By: Heald (Ed.), Tim

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 601732

ISBN: 0425171515

Condition: Very Good. Light glass ring mark on front cover . 1999


No reading crease. 0.75 x 7 x 4.5 Inches. 224 pages. Prime Crime Mysteries. Rejoice in this delightfully lethal collection of thirteen original Christmas tales written by today's best mystery writers. Whether set in Yorkshire Dales or sun-baked Florida, these short stories are gift-wrapped with mistletoe and murder--all to celebrate the season of Christmas in the spirit of crime... Contributors include: * P.D. James * Simon Brett * Susan Moody * Catherine Aird * Robert... View more info

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The Oxford Book of American Detective Stories

By: Hillerman, Tony; Herbert, Rosemary

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, USA:

Our Product Number: 601955

ISBN: 0195085817

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1996


2.08 x 8.79 x 5.91 Inches. 696 pages. Edgar Allan Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue" launched the detective story in 1841. The genre began as a highbrow form of entertainment, a puzzle to be solved by a rational sifting of clues. In Britain, the stories became decidedly upper crust: the crime often commited in a world of manor homes and formal gardens, the blood on the Persian rug usually blue. But from the beginning, American writers worked important changes on P... View more info

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Pulp Fiction

By: Jakubowski (Editor), Maxim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Castle Books:

Our Product Number: 607766

ISBN: 078581549X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition Thus


586 pages View more info

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Deadlier Than the Male: Why are Respectable English Women so Good at Murder?

By: Mann, Jessica

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan:

Our Product Number: 602070

ISBN: 0025794604

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. Price-clipped. 1981. First Edition


Protected in a removable archival cover. Facsimile of author's signature on title page. 256 pages View more info

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The Best American Mystery Stories 1999

By: McBain (Editor), Ed & Penzler (Series Editor), Otto

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin:

Our Product Number: 602547

ISBN: 0395939151

Condition: Very Good. 1999. First Paperback Edition


1.2 x 8.1 x 5.5 Inches. 457 pages. In its brief existence, The Best American Mystery Stories has established itself as a peerless suspense anthology. Compiled by the best-selling mystery novelist Ed McBain, this year's edition boasts nineteen outstanding tales by: Lawrence Block, Gary A. Braunbeck, Thomas H. Cook, Jeffery Deaver, Brendan DuBois, Loren D. Estleman, Gregory Fallis, Tom Franklin, Victor Gischler, Ed Gorman, Joseph Hansen, David K. Harford, Gary Krist... View more info

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Never Shake a Family Tree: And Other Heart-Stopping Tales of Murder in New England

By: Mosiman, Billie Sue & Greenberg, Martin Harry

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Nashville, Rutledge Hill Press:

Our Product Number: 601902

ISBN: 1558535772

Condition: Very Good. Edgewear. 1998


0.71 x 9.04 x 6.01 Inches. 212 pages View more info

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The Year's 25 Finest Crime & Mystery Stories

By: Mystery Scene

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf Pub:

Our Product Number: 602391

ISBN: 0786702516

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1995. First Edition


1.5 x 9.5 x 6.25 Inches. 397 pages. Years 25 Finest Crime and Mystery Stories View more info