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Die a Little: A Novel

By: Abbott, Megan

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, N.Y., Simon & Schuster: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608236

ISBN: 0743261704

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover; Blue-gray boards quarterbound in black with spine imprinted in gilt with title and author. Debut novel.. 241 pages. Shadow-dodging through 1950s Hollywood glamor and its seedy flip-side, "Die a Little" tells the story of a femme fatale costume girl whose masquerade as the perfect housewife is clever enough to fool her detective husband, but not her suspicious sister-in-law. View more info

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The Christie Curse

By: Abbott, Victoria

Price: $3.79

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2013

Edition: Paperback Original

Our Product Number: 608066

ISBN: 042525528X

Condition: Very Good


Mild spine creasing. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 295 pages. A Book Collector Mystery. In 1926, Agatha Christie disappearedNmaking headlines across the world--only to show up 11 days later at a spa under an assumed name. During those 11 days, did she have time to write a play? It's up to Jordan Kelly, who hunts down rare mysteries for an avid book collector, to find out View more info

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The Sayers Swindle

By: Abbott, Victoria

Price: $3.79

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2013

Edition: Paperback Original

Our Product Number: 608067

ISBN: 0425255298

Condition: Very Good


Mild spine creasing. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 296 pages. A Book Collector Mystery. Jordan Kelly is delighted to make money tracking down rare and valuable mystery novels for her employer, Vera Van Alst, an avid collector and the most difficult woman in Harrison Falls, New York. But now her boss's complete set of Dorothy Sayers is missing, and finding them may lead Jordan to a murder suitable for Sayers's esteemed sleuth, Lord Peter Wimsey View more info

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All the Blood Relations

By: Adams, Deborah

Price: $5.30

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 602296

ISBN: 0345403789

Condition: Fine


Paperback Original. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 0.75 x 7.25 x 4.25 Inches. 242 pages. A Jesus Creek Mystery, No. 6. For Meredith Bradley *Jesus Creek's most successful businesswoman *life has been no bed of roses even though she's the proprietor of the Back Door Florist shop. Now, while other Jesus Creekers are partying at the grand opening of her daughter-in-law's NewAge tea room, Meredith Bradley is murdered. Who did it? And why? Warmhearted cop Kay Martin... View more info

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All the Great Pretenders

By: Adams, Deborah

Price: $3.30

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1991

Our Product Number: 602299

ISBN: 0345370759

Condition: Fine


No spine crease.. 0.5 x 6.75 x 4.25 Inches. 215 pages. A Jesus Creek Mystery, No. 1. Twin Elms Inn Was Becoming a Three-Ring Circus... ...featuring the disappearing act of an eccentric rich girl and the psychic hired to find her. Innkeeper Kate Yancy has all she can do just to live there, let alone manage the place -- coping with a beauty-queen chambermaid, a religious-fanatic cook, a handful of eccentric guests, and a yardful of reporters. It's a heady shot of excitemen... View more info

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Dr. Nightingale Races the Outlaw Colt: A Deirdre Quinn Nightingale Mystery

By: Adamson, Lydia

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, N.Y., Signet: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607336

ISBN: 0451188152

Condition: Very Good


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Includes an exerpt from Dr. Nightingale Traps the Missing Lynx . 224 pages. Dr. Deirdre Quinn Nightingale is just setting down to some fun after a long night spent saving some local dairy cows, when a young police officer is gunned down outside a local restaurant. Once again, it's up to Didi to do some moonlighting to solve the mystery. And along the way, she uncovers something even more baffling--a runaway colt mysteriously linked ... View more info

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Here Today, Gone Tamale

By: Adler, Rebecca

Price: $4.05

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2015

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 608753

ISBN: 0425275914

Condition: Very Good


Mild spine creasing. Paperback Original. . 294 pages. A Taste of Texas Mystery, No. 1. in this all-new culinary cozy mystery series, reporter turned Tex-Mex waitress Josie Callahan is about to go from serving queso to solving cases… After losing her newspaper job in Austin and having her former fiancé unfriend her on Facebook, Josie Callahan scoops up her Chihuahua, Lenny, and slinks back to Broken Boot, Texas. Maybe working as head waitress at Milagro—her aunt and ... View more info

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Bleeding Hearts

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $3.55

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2007

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 601835

ISBN: 0425214850

Condition: Near Fine


HInt of spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 1 x 6.7 x 4.1 Inches. 320 pages. China Bayles Mystery, No. 15. When local football coach and hero Tim Duffy is accused of improper behavior, lawyer-turned-herbalist China Bayles investigates, following a trail of obsession and murder that may lead to her own doorstep. View more info

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The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608521

ISBN: 0425260607

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Coral boards with turquoise spine imprinted with title and author in metallic pink. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 285 pages. The Darling Dahlias, Book 5. It’s the spring of 1933 and times are tough all over. The only businessman not struggling is moonshiner Mickey LeDoux, though he still has to steer clear of federal agents. But banks are closing all over the country, and the small town of Darling is no except... View more info

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Nightshade

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2008

Edition: Book Club Edition

Our Product Number: 606070

ISBN: 0425219569

Condition: New in New dust jacket


304 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 16. With her half-brother Miles and her husband determined to investigate the circumstances surrounding her father's death, herbalist China Bayles reluctantly joins in to uncover the truth, but she and McQuaid soon discover that Miles may be hiding more secrets than he apparently is willing to reveal. View more info

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Mourning Gloria

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 606945

ISBN: 0425239136

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


301 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 19. After a woman is killed in an arson-homicide, Jessica Nelson, an intern-reporter at the local paper, is assigned to cover the story. When Jessica disappears, China Bayles is determined to find her, before she becomes a headline herself. View more info

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Chile Death: A China Bayles Mystery

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $3.80

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 1999

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 608450

ISBN: 0425171477

Condition: Near Fine


No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 306 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 7. China Bayles attends a chili cookoff where a womanizing judge dies of an allergic reaction to peanuts And since everyone knows peanuts don t belong in a bowl of Texas chili China knows something suspicious is afoot Includes chili recipes Ex lawyer turned herbalist and amateur sleuth China Bayles attends a chili cookoff where a womanizing judge dies of an allergic reaction ... View more info

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Dead Man's Bones

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $11.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2005.

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608044

ISBN: 0425200175

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Cream boards and spine with titleand author imprinted in gold on spine; Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 329 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 13. For former attorney-turned-herbalist China Bayles, her already busy life is further complicated when her teenage son stumbles upon skeletal remains of the victim of a not-so-accidental death during a dig in a cave and a local community gathering is interrupted by murder. View more info

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Hangman's Root

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $3.30

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 1995

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 602236

ISBN: 042514898x

Condition: Very Good


Fading to spine. No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 0.75 x 6.75 x 4.16 Inches. 272 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 3. When a prominent animal researcher is found hanged in the midst of angry protests against his experiments, suspicion falls on biology professor Dottie Riddle. Known as the Cat Lady of Pecan Springs, Dottie's sympathy for strays--and the victim's distaste for them--gives the police reason to think she may be capable of murder. But... View more info

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Lavender Lies: A China Bayles Mystery

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $3.05

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2000

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 602237

ISBN: 0425177009

Condition: Very Good


Spine creasing. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 1 x 6.7 x 4.1 Inches. 320 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 8. Texas herbalist China Bayles must put her upcoming nuptials on the back burner when a murder investigation entangles her friends and neighbors. View more info

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Rueful Death A China Bayles Mystery

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $3.29

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 1997

Our Product Number: 602238

ISBN: 0425159418

Condition: Very Good


Spine creasing. 0.85 x 6.75 x 4.18 Inches. 304 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 5. In search of respite, China takes off to St. Theresa's Monastery with her friend Maggie, a former nun. The goal is a brief, tranquil retreat—but there's a conflict at the convent. The mother superior has recently died, and a battle over the future of St. Theresa's suggests that her sudden demise might not have been accidental. Now, China's quest for a replenished spirit takes second pl... View more info

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Witches' Bane

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $3.55

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 1994

Our Product Number: 602239

ISBN: 0425144062

Condition: Very Good+


Mild spine crease. 0.78 x 6.89 x 4.19 Inches. 272 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 23.. Herb shop owner China is shocked when Halloween hijinks take a gruesome turn in Pecan Springs, ending in a brutal murder. And China is even more shocked when her friend Ruby, a New Age expert in tarot and astrology, becomes the prime suspect after a minister accuses her of witchcraft. View more info

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Bittersweet

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608522

ISBN: 042525562X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Pale yellow boards with dark green spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 294 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 23.. It’s Thanksgiving in Pecan Springs, and China is planning to visit her mother, Leatha, and her mother’s husband, Sam, who are enthusiastically embarking on a new enterprise—turning their former game ranch into a vacation retreat for birders. She’s als... View more info

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Rosemary Remembered

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $4.79

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 1996

Our Product Number: 603948

ISBN: 042515405X

Condition: Fine


No spine crease.. 304 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 4. China's herb shop in Pecan Springs wasn't a big business, but it kept her busy. So she brought her taxes to Rosemary Robbins, an accountant who reminded China a bit of her former self—preoccupied, distracted, maybe a bit overstressed. Still, Rosemary always seemed pleasant, and China wished she could get to know her better. Now, though, the chance is gone. Driving out to Rosemary's house on an errand, China di... View more info

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Thyme of Death

By: Albert, Susan Wittig

Price: $8.79

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 603949

ISBN: 0425140989

Condition: New


No spine crease. SIGNED by the AUTHOR on the title page. 320 pages. A China Bayles Mystery, No. 1 . Signed by Author. China Bayles has it all - a prestigious Houston law practice, money, power - but it's not enough. She's smart, she's tough, she's confident, and she knows she wants something more out of life than the fast track offers. Something like the Thyme and Seasons herb shop in Pecan Springs, Texas. Realizing that her career is turning her into somebody she doesn'... View more info