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Parting Breath

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $10.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1985

Our Product Number: 602203

ISBN: 0553254146

Condition: Fine


No spine crease.. 164 pages. Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan knew there would be trouble when he was called in to the student sit-in at Calleshire University. The dons were nervous, the students excited - a clash of some kind seemed inevitable. But what did happen was totally unexpected. First was a most peculiar theft from a dormitory room and then the discovery of a man found clutching at one of the columns of the Tarsus cloister - bleeding slowly to death and able wit... View more info

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Parting Breath

By: Aird, Catherine

Price: $10.75

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1985

Our Product Number: 608812

ISBN: 0553254146

Condition: Near Fine


No spine crease.. 164 pages. The college dons at the University of Calleshire fully expected trouble when the students planned to shake their ivory tower with a sit-in at Almstone Hall. But no one expected the very peculiar theft from a dormitory room...or the very first dead body in the college quadrangle. For Detective Inspector C.D. Sloan the ivied halls hid a host of clues - from the words whispered with the dying man's parting breath to what a madrigal singer saw. S... View more info

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Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara

By: Alan Vanneman, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf: 2004.

Edition: 1st Carroll & Graf Edition

Our Product Number: 608223

ISBN: 078671297X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Remainder mark on bottom of text block. 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 Ba... View more info

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Death of a Ghost

By: Allingham, Margery

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Felony & Mayhem Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 608702

ISBN: 1933397829

Condition: Very Good


273 pages. An Albert Campion Mystery, No. 6. The first killing took place at a crowded art show, in full view of the cream of London society. For the second killing, only the victim and the murderer were present. Now the scene was set for the third--a lavish dinner party with vintage wines, and with Albert Campion's death as the main course View more info

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A Charitable Body: A Novel of Suspense

By: Barnard, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2012

Our Product Number: 607737

ISBN: 1439177430

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


241 pages. What an honor to become trustee of an English stately home museum. Yorkshire Detective Inspector Charlie Peace's wife, Felicity, is initially thrilled when she's asked to join the board that oversees Walbrook Manor, an eighteenth-century mansion that's now part of a charitable trust. She's in for some surprises. With its shabby salons and drafty hallways, Walbrook shows signs of the financial burden it caused its recent owners, members of the related Quarles a... View more info

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Death of an Old Goat

By: Barnard, Robert

Price: $4.79

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: (1977) 1983

Edition: Reprint

Our Product Number: 608430

ISBN: 0140065377

Condition: Near Fine


No spine crease.. 190 pages. Professor Belville-Smith had bored university audiences in England with the same lecture for fifty years. Now he was crossing the Australian continent, doing precisely the same. Never before had the reaction been so extreme however, for shortly after an undistinguished appearance at Drummondale University, the doddering old professor is found brutally murdered. As Police Inspector Royle (who had never actually had to solve a crime before) pro... 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 murder... View more info

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Cracker: To Say I Love You

By: Brown, Molly; McGovern, Jimmy

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1996

Edition: First US Edition

Our Product Number: 608551

ISBN: 0312139519

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Black book and spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 249 pages. Fitz is an ingenious psychologist who freelances his services to the police as a criminal profiler and master confessor. The police admire his skills, but not his lifestyle: Fitz loves gambling, booze, cigarettes, and pushing his considerable bulk into any situation that intrigues him. When a pair of cop-killer... View more info

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Miss Seeton Sings

By: Carvic, Heron

Price: $5.30

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 604463

ISBN: 0425107140

Condition: Very Good


Reading crease on front cover. No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 196 pages. A Miss Seeton Mystery, No. 4. When a flood of perfectly faked banknotes hits the market, retired art teacher Miss Emily Seeton, Scotland Yard’s famed ‘MissEss’, is chosen to investigate a respected Geneva bank. Somehow, the forger is also mixed up in the theft of valuable paintings, so it’s ‘set an artist to catch an artist’. But Miss S. is new to air travel ... View more info

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The Sirens Sang of Murder

By: Caudwell, Sarah

Price: $3.80

Publisher: New York, Dell: 1990

Our Product Number: 602244

ISBN: 0440207452

Condition: Fine


No spine crease.. 0.78 x 7.08 x 4.3 Inches. 288 pages. A Hilary Tamar Mystery, No. 3. Young barrsiter Michael Cantrip has skipped of to  the Channel Islands to take on a tax-law case  that's worth a fortune -- if Cantrip's tax-planning  cronies can locate the missing heir. But Cantrip  has waded in way over his head. Strange things are  happening on these mysterious, isolated isles.  Something is going bump in the night -- and bumping... View more info

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Five Little Pigs: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2011

Edition: 1st St Martin's Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 608611

ISBN: 0062073575

Condition: Very Good


266 pages. Previously published as: Murder in retrospect View more info

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Tuesday Club Murders

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $3.30

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1985

Our Product Number: 601867

ISBN: 0425068072

Condition: Very Good+


Mild spine crease. 1 x 7 x 5 Inches. 212 pages. Miss Jane Marple. One of the most recognized sleuths in all of fiction, Miss Marple is the proper English gentlewoman who never misses a chance to gossip. This bright-eyed elderly detective stars in this collection of 13 titles, including: "The Tuesday Night Club, " "The Idol House of Astarte, " "Ingots of Gold, " "The Blood-Stained Pavement, " "Motive Versus Opportunity, " "The T... View more info

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Murder on the Orient Express

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $9.79

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 2000

Our Product Number: 601739

ISBN: 0425173755

Condition: Fine


No spine crease.. 0.73 x 6.77 x 4.21 Inches. 256 pages. Hercule Poirot Mysteries. What more can a mystery addict desire than a much-loathed murder victim found aboard the luxurious Orient Express with multiple stab wounds, thirteen likely suspects, an incomparably brilliant detective in Hercule Poirot, and the most ingenious crime ever conceived? View more info

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There is a Tide

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: (1948) 1984

Edition: Reprint

Our Product Number: 608485

ISBN: 042506803X

Condition: Very Good


Mild spine crease; inventory mark on top of text block. Published in the United Kingdom as Taken at the Flood . 231 pages. A few weeks after marrying an attractive widow, Gordon Cloade is tragically killed by a bomb blast in the London blitz. Overnight, the former Mrs. Underhay finds herself in sole possession of the Cloade family fortune.Shortly afterward, Hercule Poirot receives a visit from the dead man’s sister-in-law who claims she has been warned by “spirits”... View more info

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The Hollow (Murder After Hours)

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1984

Our Product Number: 608857

ISBN: 042506784X

Condition: Very Good


Spine crease. 264 pages. A Hercule Poirot Mystery, No. 25. A far-from-warm welcome greets Hercule Poirot as he arrives for lunch at Lucy Angkatell’s country house. A man lies dying by the swimming pool, his blood dripping into the water. His wife stands over him, holding a revolver.As Poirot investigates, he begins to realize that beneath the respectable surface lies a tangle of family secrets and everyone becomes a suspect. View more info

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The Unexpected Guest: A Mystery

By: Christie, Agatha; adapted as a novel by Charles Osborne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607802

ISBN: 031224262X

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Gray binding with gold title and author imprinted on spine. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 210 pages. In the middle of the night in rural Scotland, Michael Starkwedder has run his car into a ditch and must go to the nearest house to seek help. But downstairs, he discovers a murdered man in a wheelchair and a woman holding a recently fired gun. But what seems obvious isn't and the story that unfolds is classic Chr... View more info

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A Spider in the Cup

By: Cleverly, Barbara

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Soho Crime: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608977

ISBN: 1616952881

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


Remainder mark on bottom of text block. 346 pages. A Joe Sandilands Investigation, No. 11. London, 1933: An amateur dowsing team searching the Thames for precious metals unearths the body of a young woman with a priceless coin in her mouth. The case falls on Scotland Yard Assistant Commissioner Joe Sandilands, but he has another, very high-profile assignment. London is hosting a massive economic conference to address the global Depression, and political tensions run high... View more info

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Fall of Angels

By: Cleverly, Barbara

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New York, Soho Press: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608959

ISBN: 1616958766

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


372 pages. An Inspector Redfyre Mystery, No. 1. Barbara Cleverly, bestselling author of the Joe Sandilands series, introduces an ingenious new sleuth who navigates 1920s Cambridge, a European intellectual capital on the cusp of dramatic change.England 1923: Detective Inspector John Redfyre is a godsend to the Cambridge CID. The ancient university city is at war with itself: town versus gown, male versus female, press versus the police force and everyone versus the underg... View more info

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Miss Seeton Cracks the Case

By: Crane, Hamilton

Price: $6.80

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 600324

ISBN: 0425126765

Condition: Very Good


Spine creasing. Paperback Original. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 186 pages. A Miss Seeton Mystery, No. 9. A positive crimewave has descended on Miss Seeton’s peaceful home village of Plummergen. There’s the Sherry Gang, who go round offering to help old folk with their shopping then ply them with drugged booze and rob them. And a return to olden times with the Dick Turpin robberies – coaches of people held up on the highway and told to “Stand and de... View more info

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Miss Seeton Plants Suspicion

By: Crane, Hamilton

Price: $2.30

Publisher: New York, Berkley Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 601766

ISBN: 0425137023

Condition: Very Good


Spine creasing; closed tear at spine tail . 0.9 x 6.6 x 3.5 Inches. 250 pages. Miss Seeton is a retired art teacher, eccentric English spinster--and an unlikely master of detection. When Nigel Colveden is arrested for murder, the entire village of Plummergen is shocked, and everyone's waiting for Miss Seeton to solve the case and clear the nice young man's name. But she's kidnapped before she can dig up a single clue! View more info