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Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara

By: Alan Vanneman, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf:

Our Product Number: 608223

ISBN: 078671297X

Condition: Fine. Hardcover in Fine dust jacket. Remainder mark on bottom of text block. 2004.. 1st Carroll & Graf Edition


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 Baker Street. The mystery begins familiarl... View more info

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The Tale of Holly How

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $6.25

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 603906

ISBN: 0425206130

Condition: Fine. 2006. First Paperback Edition


No spine crease .Inscribed and SIGNED by the AUTHOR on the title page. 320 pages. The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, No. 2. Signed by Author. Everyone in Sawrey likes Ben Hornby. So when Beatrix finds the shepherd dead in the meadow and suspects foul play, she wonders who would have done such a thing. A trio of village cats has an idea: When Ben breathed his last, his sheep must have seen his killer before scattering. So they set out to find the far-flung flock. Althou... View more info

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The Tale of Hill Top Farm

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $34.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 608633

ISBN: 0425196348

Condition: Fine. Hardcover in Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition


Blue gray boards with black spine in gold with title and author. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. SIGNED by the AUTHOR on the title page. 286 pages. The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, No. 1. Signed by Author. The author of Peter Rabbit and other tales, Beatrix Potter is still, after a century, beloved by children and adults worldwide. In this first Cottage Tale, Albert introduces Beatrix, an animal lover and Good Samaritan with a knack for solving mysteries. Wit... 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:

Our Product Number: 602353

ISBN: 0399143092

Condition: Fine. Hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket. Slight cover edgewear at one corner and spine tail . 1997. First Edition


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 series of crimes with a plan that is as daring as it is... View more info

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A Fatal Waltz

By: Alexander, Tasha

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, William Morrow:

Our Product Number: 607368

ISBN: 006117422X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Remainder mark on bottom of text block. Date written on free front end page . 2008. First Edition


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Red boards with black spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 296 pages. A deadly dance between two implacable enemies...At her friend Ivy's behest, Lady Emily Ashton reluctantly agrees to attend a house party at the country estate of Lord Fortescue, a man she finds as personally odious as he is politically powerful. But on arrival she finds him to be the least of her prob... View more info

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Portrait in Sepia: A Novel

By: Allende, Isabel; Peden (from the Spanish), Margaret Sayers

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins:

Our Product Number: 604511

ISBN: 0066211611

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition


Medium brown boards quarterbound in darker brown cloth with title and author imprinted in gold on spine. Genealogical table on endpapers. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Deckle-edged pages. 320 pages. Internationally celebrated novelist Isabel Allende has written a magnificent historical novel set at the end of the nineteenth century in Chile, a marvelous family saga that takes up and continues the story begun in her highly acclaimed Daughter of Fortune Rec... View more info

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House of Meetings

By: Amis, Martin

Price: $6.32

Publisher: New York, Vintage:

Our Product Number: 603597

ISBN: 1400096014

Condition: Near Fine. Slight amount of edgewear to tail of spine and corners. 2008. 1st Vintage International Edition


No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 256 pages. Vintage International. A sober tale of love and cynicism set against the grim curtain of Stalin's Russia, "House of Meetings" is an extraordinary, harrowing, endlessly surprising novel from a literary master. View more info

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He Kills Coppers: A Novel

By: Arnott, Jake

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Soho Press:

Our Product Number: 601412

ISBN: 1569472718

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2002. First US Edition


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Pale gray boards with red spine imprinted in silver with title and author. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . . 340 pages. A chance encounter in broad daylight. Three London policemen pull over a car and are gunned down. A number of people are irrevocably affected. Sid, a tabloid journalist who himself harbors more lurid personal scandal than anyone he condemns in print. Detective Sergeant Frank Taylor, officially... View more info

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A Deadly Penance

By: Ash, Maureen

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 605907

ISBN: 0425243362

Condition: Fine. 2011. First Edition


Paperback Original. No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 288 pages. A Templar Night Mystery, No. 6. Templar Bascot de Marins is summoned to Lincoln Castle to learn who murdered a servant engaged in an illicit affair with a married woman. Even though the jealous husband had a motive, Bascot's investigation uncovers a more shocking revelation about the victim that would give him any number of potential enemies... View more info

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The Alehouse Murders: A Templar Knight Mystery

By: Ash, Maureen

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 606868

ISBN: 0425217655

Condition: Fine. 2007. First Edition


Paperback Original. 275 pages. Templar Knight Mysteries, No. 1. After years of captivity in the Holy Land, Templar Bascot de Marins escapes with injuries to his body and soul. Now on sojourn at Lincoln Castle, he hopes to regain his strength, and mend his waning faith-but not even the peace of God's countryside is safe from the mortal crimes of man... When four victims are found slain in the town alehouse, Bascot discovers that what appears to be the grisly end to a dr... View more info

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Hemingway Cutthroat: A Mystery

By: Atkinson, Michael

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books:

Our Product Number: 606060

ISBN: 0312379722

Condition: New in New dust jacket. 2010. Stated First Edition


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 272 pages. There were no bullfights in 1937 Madrid, just bombs, freedom fighters, journalists, and plenty of corpses. Ernest Hemingway, covering the Spanish Civil War for the American press, came looking for stories and danger, and found something else: a friend murdered amid the ruins.          With a new novel stirring in his head and his veins pumping with booze, Hemingw... View more info

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Persuasion

By: Austen, Jane; introduction by Amy Bloom; notes by Audrey Bilger

Price: $5.49

Publisher: New York, Modern Library:

Our Product Number: 607961

ISBN: 0375757295

Condition: Near Fine. 2001.. First Edition Thus


204 pages. Published posthumously with Northanger Abbey in 1817, Persuasion crowns Jane Austen's remarkable career. It is her most passionate and introspective love story. This richly illustrated and annotated edition brings her last completed novel to life with previously unmatched vitality. In the same format that so rewarded readers of Pride and Prejudice: An Annotated Edition, it offers running commentary on the novel (conveniently placed alongside Austen's text) to ... View more info

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Jane and the Stillroom Maid: Being the Fifth Jane Austen Mystery

By: Barron, Stephanie

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam:

Our Product Number: 603600

ISBN: 0553107348

Condition: Near Fine in As New dust jacket. Faint foxing. 2000. First Edition


288 pages. Jane Austen Mysteries, No. 5. Manners, mayhem and suspense abound in this fifth Jane Austen mystery. The beloved author's potential as a brilliant sleuth was delightfully revealed in Barron's four bestselling historical mysteries. In her most tantalizing case yet, Austen must now call on all her skills to unveil a formidable foe. View more info

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The Strange Death of Mistress Coffin

By: Begiebing' Robert J

Price: $6.84

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books:

Our Product Number: 604346

ISBN: 0945575564

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1991. Book Club Edition


184 pages. In the seventeenth-century records of what is now Exeter, New Hampshire, is the account of an unsolved murder. A woman's body, brutally mangled, was found in the Piscataqua River. Robert J. Begiebing happened upon the mystery, began reading everything he could find about it, and became fascinated with what might have happened and with what his research revealed about that long-ago time. The more he read, the less valid seemed the customary stereotypes of iron,... View more info

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A Rather Lovely Inheritance

By: Belmond, C.A.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, NAL Trade:

Our Product Number: 604943

ISBN: 0451220528

Condition: Fine. Trade Paperback. 2007


384 pages. Penny Nichols. Penny Nichols is a historical researcher working on a big budget film in the South of France when she get an urgent call. Her Aunt Penelope has just died, and Penny's presence is required in London for the reading of the will. From a rather lovely inheritance... With slim recall of her eccentric aunt, Penny's astonished to learn that not only is she a bona fide heiress-but she's also been invited to put her research skills to work. This time, th... View more info

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The Silver Swan: A Novel

By: Black, Benjamin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.:

Our Product Number: 608246

ISBN: 0805081534

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2008.. First Edition


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover; Blue gray boards with black spine imprinted in silver with title; Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. 290 pages. A Quirke Book, No. 2. Two years have passed since the events of the bestselling Christine Falls, and much has changed for Quirke, the irascible, formerly hard-drinking Dublin pathologist. His beloved Sarah is dead, his surrogate father lies in a convent hospital paralyzed by a devastating stroke, and Phoebe, ... View more info

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A Death in Summer: A Novel

By: Black, Benjamin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.:

Our Product Number: 608253

ISBN: 0805090924

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket. 2011. First Edition


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover; .Red binding imprinted with title in black on spine; Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. 308 pages. A Quirke Book, No. 4. On a sweltering summer afternoon, newspaper tycoon Richard Jewell—known to his many enemies as Diamond Dick—is discovered with his head blown off by a shotgun blast. But is it suicide or murder? For help with the investigation, Detective Inspector Hackett calls in his old friend Quirke, who has u... View more info

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The Excalibur Murders: A Merlin Investigation

By: Blair, J. M. C.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 607180

ISBN: 0425222535

Condition: Fine. 2008. Paperback Original


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 310 pages View more info

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The Lancelot Murders

By: Blair, J.M.C.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime:

Our Product Number: 606109

ISBN: 0425228134

Condition: Fine. 2009. First Edition


Paperback Original. No spine crease.Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 312 pages. A Merlin Investigation, Book 2. Throughout Camelot, he is whispered to be a magician, a sorcerer, a wizard. But Merlin is merely a scholar, a practitioner of medicine, and King Arthur’s trusted advisor. Though he possesses no otherworldly abilities, his keen intellect grants him certain powers of deduction. Arthur, king of all the Britains, has not been fortunate in his marriage. H... View more info

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Death of Riley : A Molly Murphy Mystery

By: Bowen, Rhys

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Paperbacks:

Our Product Number: 608445

ISBN: 0312989687

Condition: Near Fine. 2003. First Paperback Edition


No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 307 pages. A Molly Murphy Mystery, No. 2. Molly Murphy has finally begun to forget the unpleasant murder of a would-be rapist back in Ireland, not to mention her investigation into the murder of a fellow recent Irish immigrant, and is finally free to begin her life in New York City. Given her experiences so far in the New World, Molly has decided that her first order of business is to become a private investigator... View more info