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Death of a Mystery Writer

By: Barnard, Robert

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Dell:

Our Product Number: 601448

ISBN: 044012168X

Condition: Near Fine. 1985. Reissue


224 pages. Sir Oliver Fairleigh-Stubbs, overweight and overbearing, collapses and dies at his birthday party while indulging his taste for rare liquors. He had promised his daughter he would be polite and charitable for the entire day, but the strain of such exemplary behavior was obviously too great. He leaves a family relieved to be rid of him, and he also leaves a fortune, earned as a bestselling mystery author. To everyone's surprise, Sir Oliver's elder son, who open... View more info

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The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man

By: Cameron, W. Bruce

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, A Tom Doherty Associates Book:

Our Product Number: 608408

ISBN: 0765377489

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket. 2014. First Edition


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Blue boards with title and author in gold. Bright yellow endpapers. Full number line 0 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 334 pages. Ruddy McCann Series, No. 1. Ruddy McCann, former college football star, is now Kalkaska, Michigan's full-time repo man and part-time bar bouncer. His best friend is his basset hound Jake, with whom he shares a simple life of stealing cars. Simple, that is, until Ruddy starts hearing the voice of dead realt... View more info

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The Fable of Mable With the Ladle at the Table

By: Carlson, Lavelle

Price: $8.45

Publisher: Georgetown, TX, Children's Pub:

Our Product Number: 604994

ISBN: 097258031X

Condition: As New. Hardcover in As New dust jacket. 2003. First Edition


32 pages. Phonemic Awareness Tales, 2. This is the second in the Phonemic Awareness Tales series that through the use of fun and humorous storybooks teaches the critical early reading skills of phonemic awareness and language. On the first day of school the intimidated children say "Good Morning" to Mable, the cafeteria work. She in turn offers them ridiculous and absurd choices of rice or mice, cake or snake. The children learn to make good choices and at the... View more info

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Doctors and Lawyers and Such

By: Cooper, Susan Rogers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St Martins Pr:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 605016

ISBN: 0312134681

Condition: Very Good in Fine dust jacket. Two lower corners bumped . 1995. First Edition


SIGNED by the AUTHOR. 232 pages. A Milt Kovak Mystery, No. 6. Signed by Author. Susan Rogers Cooper's Oklahoma law officer Milt Kovak is a character so humorous toward himself and his blunders, and toward the rest of the world as well, that he almost seems a figure of fun. His complexities, however, slowly reveal themselves as the story unfolds. He is warm and down-to-earth, with small human failings and large integrity - a person of genuine depth. In Doctors and Lawyers... View more info

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Snake Dreams

By: Doss, James D.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books:

Our Product Number: 606308

ISBN: 0312364601

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


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover; Black boards with title and author on spine in copper; .Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 336 pages. A Charlie Moon Mystery, Book 13. With his Southwestern series, bestselling author James D. Doss and his dryly humorous, no-nonsense Native American sleuth, Charlie Moon, have brought law and what’s going to have to pass for order to Charlie’s Columbine Ranch and the nearby Ute reservation. Now the seven-foot ranc... View more info

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Jeeves and the Wedding Bells: An Homage to P. G. Wodehouse

By: Faulks, Sebastian

Price: $12.99

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

Our Product Number: 608081

ISBN: 1250047595

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket. 2013. First Edition


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Red boards and spine imprinted in silver with title and author. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 243 pages View more info

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Bet Your Bottom Dollar: A Bottom Dollar Girls Novel

By: Gillespie, Karin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster:

Our Product Number: 602422

ISBN: 0743250109

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


First Edition with full number line. . 1.1 x 8.6 x 5.7 Inches. 304 pages. For Elizabeth, Mavis, and Attalee -- the Bottom Dollar Girls -- logging nine to five at the Bottom Dollar is not just work time, it's family time. So when news gets out that the Super Saver Dollar Store chain plans to set up shop and run the Bottom Dollar out of town, things go catawampus. Manager Elizabeth, who has a good head for business even though she flunked pin-curling in beauty school, team... View more info

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The Huckleberry Murders: A Sheriff Bo Tully Mystery

By: McManus, Patrick F.

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster:

Our Product Number: 606061

ISBN: 1439190844

Condition: New in New dust jacket. 2010


272 pages. Sheriff Bo Tully Mysteries. Sheriff Bo Tully is the brand of western lawman who uses as much cunning and guile on the ladies as he does solving his cases. He’s a man with a sense of humor and a hunch for the truth, which comes in handy when trying to capture killers and establish order in Blight County. As the novel opens, Sheriff Tully is following up on one of his famous hunches: he suspects the murder of local retiree Orville Poulson by his ranch caretake... View more info

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Bell, Cook, and Candle: An Angie Amalfi Mystery

By: Pence, Joanne

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Avon Books:

Our Product Number: 605201

ISBN: 0061030848

Condition: Fine. 2002. First Paperback Edition


No spine crease.. 336 pages. An Angie Amalfi Mystery, No. 9. For once Angie Amalfi's newest culinary venture, "Comical Cakes," seems to be a roaring success! There's nothing funny, however, about her homicide detective boyfriend Paavo Smith's latest case. Paavo's investigating a series of baffling murders that may be rooted in satanic ritual. And when Angie is called upon to deliver a humorous confection to the mysterious owner of a decadent after-hours goth clu... View more info

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The Dog Who Knew Too Much: A Chet and Bernie Mystery

By: Quinn, Spencer

Price: $9.44

Publisher: New York, Atria Paperback:

Our Product Number: 608595

ISBN: 1439157103

Condition: Fine. 2011. 1st Atria Paperback


308 pages. A Chet and Bernie Mystery, No. 4. Combining suspense and intrigue with a wonderfully humorous take on the link between man and beast, Spencer Quinn’s exceptional mystery series has captured widespread praise since its New York Times bestselling debut, Dog On It. The Dog Who Knew Too Much marks the duo’s triumphant return in a tale that’s full of surprises. Bernie is invited to give the keynote speech at the Great Western Private Eye Convention, but it’... View more info

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A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Lore, and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books

By: Rabinowitz, Harold; Kaplan, Rob; Bradbury, Ray

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Three Rivers Press:

Our Product Number: 605800

ISBN: 0812931130

Condition: Very Good. Trade Paperback. Inventory mark on top of text block . 2001. First Paperback Edition


384 pages. "When I have a little money, I buy books. And if any is left, I buy food and clothing."--Desiderius Erasmus Those who share Erasmus's love of those curious bundles of paper bound together between hard or soft covers know exactly how he felt. These are the people who can spend hours browsing through a bookstore, completely oblivious not only to the passage of time but to everything else around them, the people for whom buying books is a necessit... View more info

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Bone Dry: A Blanco County, Texas, Novel

By: Rehder, Ben

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 605710

ISBN: 0312291329

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


Inscribed and SIGNED by the AUTHOR. Date added in another ink. Full number line.. 339 pages. Game Warden John Marlin, 2. Signed by Author. Life can get a little wild from time to time for John Marlin, the game warden in Blanco County, Texas. For instance, Marlin didn't even bat an eyelash when a local resident's amorous encounter with a white-tailed deer came to light last year-on videotape. Aside from that, however, few incidents compare to the stories flying around tow... View more info

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Bone Dry: A Blanco County Mystery

By: Rehder, Ben

Price: $3.50

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

Our Product Number: 604146

ISBN: 0312994605

Condition: Very Good. Spine creases. 2004. First Paperback Edition


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 352 pages. A Blanco County Mystery, No. 2. The opening of deer season always brings a Texas-sized wave of excitement to sleepy Blanco County, but this year, game warden John Marlin is finding mysteries as thick as ticks on a whitetail's rump. First, there are reports of a blonde bombshell who's been raising Cain with hunters, scaring away wildlife and trashing vehicles. Then, there's the tragic discovery of a local man shot to dea... View more info

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Urban Legends: The Truth Behind All Those Deliciously Entertaining Myths That Are Absolutely, Positively, 100% Not True

By: Roeper, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Franklin Lakes, NJ, Career Press:

Our Product Number: 602392

ISBN: 1564144186

Condition: Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. 1999


0.94 x 8.53 x 5.9 Inches. 287 pages. Now available in paperback, this book has been updated to include more humorous, entertaining myths that keep the rumor mills churning. Richard Roeper, the current co-host of Ebert & Roeper and the Movies, knows a lot about urban legends-tales so deliciously tasty that you desperately want it to be true. Find out: Does the "bonsai kitten" Web site celebrate cruelty to animals -- or is it just a tasteless joke? What's ... View more info

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The Autograph Man

By: Smith, Zadie

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Vintage:

Our Product Number: 603910

ISBN: 037570387X

Condition: As New. 2003


368 pages. Alex-Li Tandem sells autographs. His business is to hunt for names on paper, collect them, sell them, and occasionally fake them—all to give the people what they want: a little piece of Fame. But what does Alex want? Only the return of his father, the end of religion, something for his headache, three different girls, infinite grace, and the rare autograph of forties movie actress Kitty Alexander. With fries.The Autograph Man is a deeply ... View more info

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The Reptile Room

By: Snicket, Lemony; Helquist, Brett & Kupperman, Michael

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins:

Our Product Number: 602857

ISBN: 0064407675

Condition: Very Good. Hardcover. 1999. First Edition


0.79 x 7.09 x 5.2 Inches. 190 pages. A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 2 View more info

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Summer Moonshine

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Our Product Number: 607911

ISBN: 0140025472

Condition: Near Fine. Mild spine crease. 1972


282 pages View more info

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Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves

By: Wodehouse, P. G.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster:

Our Product Number: 606783

ISBN: 0743203607

Condition: Fine. 2008. First Edition Thus


221 pages. In this reissue of a classic, Bertie's newt-breeding friend must marry Madeline Bassett or Bertie will be obliged to take his place. It seems like certain suicide, but Jeeves must find a way to save his employer from the clutches of the drippy Madeline. View more info

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Leave It to Psmith

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books:

Our Product Number: 607768

ISBN: 1400079608

Condition: Fine. (1924) 1952. 2nd Vintage Edition


328 pages. A debononair young Englishman, Psmith (" the p is silent, as in phthisis, psychic, and ptarmigan" ) has quit the fish business, " even though there is money in fish, " and decided to support himself by doing anything that he is hired to do by anyone. Wandering in and out of romantic, suspenseful, and invariably hilarious situations, Psmith is in the great Wodehouse tradition View more info

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Full Moon

By: Wodehouse, P.G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Arrow:

Our Product Number: 606857

ISBN: 0099513854

Condition: Very Good+. Reading crease on front cover; Spine creasing. 2008. First Edition Thus


256 pages. Blandings View more info