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Aunt Erma's Cope Book: How to Get from Monday to Friday in 12 Days

By: Bombeck, Erma

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 603415

ISBN: 0070064520

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


1 x 8.9 x 5.9 Inches. 180 pages View more info

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The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank

By: Bombeck, Erma

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill: 1976

Our Product Number: 603416

ISBN: 0070064504

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Bump at tail of spine.. 0.9 x 9 x 5.9 Inches. 175 pages View more info

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Family: The Ties That Bind and Gag!

By: Bombeck, Erma

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw-Hill: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 600021

ISBN: 0070064601

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart cover. Blue boards and spine with spine imprinted in gold with author and title. Full number line. Clean, tight book. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 199 pages. With love, perception, and irreverence, Erma presents an American family -- challenged in a way no one would ever have thought possible to survive. 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 murdering Evan’s father several years earlier is suspected of murder once again. Tried as a juvenile for Evan’s father’s deat... View more info

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Foul Play: A Sofie Metropolis Novel

By: Carrington, Tori

Price: $11.45

Publisher: New York, Forge Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608237

ISBN: 0765317435

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Black boards imprinted on spine with title and author in metallic red. Full number line 0 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 320 pages. A Sofie Metropolis Novel. Like Janet Evanovich or Jennifer Crusie, Tori Carrington mixes humor with danger and stealth with sex. The intrepid Sofie, a good Greek girl from working-class Astoria, Queens, is finding her feet as a budding private investigator and as a single gal in the big city. In Foul Play, Sofie's searching for a couple of hot prospects, one in her personal life and one professionally. The New York Me... View more info

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Foul Play: A Sofie Metropolis Novel

By: Carrington, Tori

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Forge Books: 2007

Edition: Book Club Edition

Our Product Number: 606057

ISBN: 0765317435

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Black binding with title and author on spine in gold. 320 pages. A Sofie Metropolis Novel. Like Janet Evanovich or Jennifer Crusie, Tori Carrington mixes humor with danger and stealth with sex. The intrepid Sofie, a good Greek girl from working-class Astoria, Queens, is finding her feet as a budding private investigator and as a single gal in the big city. In Foul Play, Sofie's searching for a couple of hot prospects, one in her personal life and one professionally. The New York Mets might just be on their way to the World Series, but the... View more info

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The Strange Files of Fremont Jones

By: Day, Dianne

Price: $3.80

Publisher: New York, Crimeline / Bantam: 1996

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 601516

ISBN: 055356921X

Condition: As New


No spine crease. . 0.78 x 6.89 x 4.18 Inches. 272 pages. A Fremont Jones Mystery, No. 1. Brave, resourceful, adventurous Fremont Jones is a woman ahead of her time. Hungry for independence, she's traded in her conventional life in Boston for a career as a "type-writer" in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. But Fremont soon discovers that her clients aren't always what they appear to be, and that in doing her job she's transcribing her way into a wealth of mystery--and mortal danger.... Dashing lawyer Justin Cameron well-nigh sweeps Fremont Jones off her feet--and into a situation rip... View more info

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Thursday Next: First Among Sequels

By: Fforde, Jasper

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 604565

ISBN: 0670038717

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. White boards with black spine imprinted in silver with title and author. Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 . 384 pages. The Thursday Next Series, No. 5. Literary sleuth Thursday Next is out to save literature in the fifth installment of Jasper Fforde’s wildly popular series. Beloved for his prodigious imagination, his satirical gifts, his literate humor, and sheer silliness, Jasper Fforde has delighted book lovers since Thursday Next first appeared in The Eyre Affair, a genre send-up hailed as an instant classic. Since the no-no... View more info

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Maggody and the Moonbeams

By: Hess, Joan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: Book Club Edition

Our Product Number: 604939

ISBN: 0743202295

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


256 pages. An Arly Hanks Mystery, No. 13. Arly Hanks -- the wiliest chief of police in the Ozarks -- is back on the case in Joan Hess's latest comedy-filled whodunit. And this time around, our intrepid sleuth may have met her match: she's just been pressed into service as chaperone for the church youth group. Ten hormonally challenged teenage boys and girls are spending a week at Camp Pearly Gates, accompanied by the formidable wife of the mayor, the high school shop teacher, and preacher Brother Verber. It's bad enough that Arly has to bunk with this crew, but when, on a dark and stormy night... View more info

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Jim Hewitson's Scottish Miscellany

By: Hewitson, Jim

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, SCT, Black & White Publishing: 2004

Our Product Number: 607418

ISBN: 1902927842

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


192 pages. Jim Hewitson's Scotland is a strange place. And this broth of off-cuts from the past, contemporary attitudes, outlandish lists, absurd tables, historical and hysterical trivia and off-the-wall observations is certainly one of the most curious Scottish books of the new millennium. In it, facts and figures collide with couthy anecdotes and unlikely yarns, all of which are shot through with that mystical ingredient which Jim has been trying to drag to the surface for thirty years: Scottishness View more info

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The Mistletoe Murder

By: James, P. D,

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 2016

Our Product Number: 608868

ISBN: 1101973803

Condition: Fine


Deckle-edged pages. 136 pages. Throughout her illustrious career as the Queen of Crime, P. D. James was frequently commissioned by newspapers and magazines to write a special short story for Christmas. Now, for the first time, four of the best are collected here. In “The Twelve Clues of Christmas,” James’s iconic Scotland Yard detective, Adam Dalgliesh, is drawn into a case that is pure Agatha Christie. In “A Very Commonplace Murder,” a respectable clerk’s secret taste for pornography is only the first reason he finds for not coming forward as a witness to a terrible crime. “The ... View more info

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Fax Me a Bagel: A Novel Introducing Ruby, the Rabbi's Wife

By: Kahn, Sharon

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 605052

ISBN: 068484737X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


SIGNED by the AUTHOR. 256 pages. A Ruby, the Rabbi's Wife Mystery, No. 1. Signed by Author. Follow the bagel crumbs as this savvy, heartwarming new series welcomes an enchanting sleuth, Ruby, the Rabbi's Wife, who dodges a cunning killer from her favorite bakery in Eternal, Texas, to the streets of New York's Lower East Side. Ruby has been a widow for more than a year now, since the hit-and-run death of her beloved husband, Stu. She should be free to start a new life, but once a rabbi's wife, always a rabbi's wife, at least in Eternal. You never graduate. Ruby can't even escape her least favo... View more info

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Don't Cry for Me, Hot Pastrami

By: Kahn, Sharon

Price: $3.30

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2002

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 608756

ISBN: 0425187152

Condition: Fine


No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 228 pages. Grab the Dramamine. When Essie Sue's latest fundraiser transports Ruby and the congregants of Temple Rita from Eternal, Texas, to a Caribbean cruise ship commanded by a Jewish sea captain, seasickness is the least of their worries. Essie Sue has conducted a scientific poll that would put Dick Morris to shame, revealing that her beloved Rabbi Kapstein's job approval rating has fallen to an all-time low at Temple Rita. In a last-ditch attempt to improve the rabbi's "charisma quotient" (in answer to the question "I... View more info

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Cut, Paste, Kill: A Lomax & Biggs Mystery

By: Karp, Marshall

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 606048

ISBN: 031237822X

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


304 pages. A Lomax & Biggs Mystery, No. 4. When Eleanor Bellingham-Crump---a socialite responsible for the death of a ten-year-old boy---turns up murdered on the floor of a Hollywood hotel bathroom, Lomax and Biggs are confronted with a crime of artistic brutality. Along with the scissors sticking out of Eleanor’s lifeless body, the two detectives find a meticulous scrapbook documenting a motive for vengeance in lurid detail. As more bodies are discovered, each one connected by the intricate scrapbooks left at the murder scenes, Mike and Terry are on the hunt for a vigilante stalking unpun... View more info

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Shopaholic & Baby

By: Kinsella, Sophie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The Dial Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 603159

ISBN: 0385338708

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


1.26 x 8.43 x 5.67 Inches. 368 pages. A Shopaholic Novel, No. 5. Becky's life is perfect, with a job at London's biggest new store, house-hunting with husband Luke, a baby on the way, and the enjoyment of shopping for the perfect nursery, but when she discovers that her new celebrity obstetrician is Luke's glamorous ex-girlfriend, Becky feels like her perfect world is crumbling around her. View more info

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A Bad Day for Scandal: A Crime Novel

By: Littlefield, Sophie

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 606307

ISBN: 0312648375

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 304 pages. A Stella Hardesty Mystery, No. 3. When Prosper homegirl turned big-city businesswoman Priss Porter returns to town with a body in her trunk, she calls Stella Hardesty to dispose of it. Her uppity ways don’t convince Stella to take the job, and Priss attempts to blackmail her with a snapshot of Stella doing what she does best: curing woman-beaters by the use of force. Stella refuses to cooperate and goes home, only to hear later that Priss and her brother, Liman, have gone missing after calling in a disturbance. Stella is implicated when... View more info

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Quiet Murder

By: Livingston, Nancy

Price: $3.80

Publisher: Toronto, CA, Worldwide Library: 1995

Our Product Number: 601606

ISBN: 0373261861

Condition: Very Good


Crease on back cover. No spine crease.. 0.75 x 6.71 x 4.14 Inches. 253 pages. A G.D.H. Pringle Mystery. It's Christmas on Inkerman Street and retired tax inspector G. D. H. Pringle is all set to enjoy some quiet, and perhaps romantic, time with his lady friend, Mavis Bignell, when a shocking murder is committed. To kill a harmless old man for such little money must be the work of a psychopath. The police focus their attention on one likely suspect, but peculiarities complicate the investigation, including a possible connection between the murder and a savage attack on a woman in London's South... View more info

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The Spellman Files: A Novel

By: Lutz, Lisa

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 603992

ISBN: 1416532390

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


368 pages. A Spellman Mystery, No. 1. Meet Isabel "Izzy" Spellman, private investigator. This twenty-eight-year-old may have a checkered past littered with romantic mistakes, excessive drinking, and creative vandalism; she may be addicted to Get Smart reruns and prefer entering homes through windows rather than doors -- but the upshot is she's good at her job as a licensed private investigator with her family's firm, Spellman Investigations. Invading people's privacy comes naturally to Izzy. In fact, it comes naturally to all the Spellmans. If only they could leave their work at... View more info

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The New Yorker Book of Golf Cartoons

By: Mankoff, Robert

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Bloomberg Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608325

ISBN: 1576601196

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


100 pages. New Yorker Book of Cartoons View more info

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Pure Drivel

By: Martin, Steve

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 602424

ISBN: 0786864672

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cream boards and cream cloth spine imprinted with title and author in gold. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 0.7 x 8.6 x 5.6 Inches. 112 pages. From a re-imagining of the Schroedinger's Cat conundrum to a skit entitled "I Love Loosely", in which Lucy and Ricky Ricardo play the parts of Hillary and President Clinton, this collection by comic genius Steve Martin--some pieces of which have appeared in "The New Yorker"--is both hilariously funny and intelligent in its skewering of the topic at hand. Teleprint conference. View more info