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The Empty Bed

By: Adams, Herbert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Seller ID: 2204628

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, lacks front free endpaper, top and bottom page ridges lightly foxed. 1928 Hard Cover. 304 pp. A mystery novel featuring Jimmie Haswell.Herbert Adams (1874–1958) was an English writer of fifty 'cosy' mystery novels, mostly featuring the detective Roger Bennion, which were often set in or around golfing competitions. He also wrote short stories, humorous verse and two other mystery novels under the pseudonym Jonathan Gray.Keywords: HERBERT ADAMS EMPTY BED FICTION MYSTERY THRILLER JIMMIE HASWELL View more info

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Indian Killer

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 1996

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2292381

ISBN: 0446673706

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Light creasing to spine. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 420 pp. A serial killer is stalking Seattle--taking the scalps of white males. Dubbed the Indian Killer by the local populace, the murderer's action have thrown the city's Native American community into turmoil. As retaliatory hate crimes against Native Americans escalate, John Smith--a Native American raised by a white family--must confront the violence in the streets--as well as in his own heart. View more info

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The Loch

By: Alten, Steve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Tor / Tom Doherty Associates: 2009

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2295733

ISBN: 076536302X

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 2009 Mass Market Paperback. 535 pp. Marine biologist Zachary Wallace once suffered a near-drowning experience in legendary Loch Ness, and now, long-forgotten memories of that experience have begun haunting him. The truth surrounding these memories lies with Zachary’s estranged father, Angus Wallace, a wily Highlander on trial for murder. Together the two plunge into a world where the legend of Loch Ness shows its true face. View more info

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The Empty Glass: A Novel

By: Baker, J.I.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Blue Rider Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201987

ISBN: 0399158197

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Page ridges faintly toned.Near Fine. 2012 Hard Cover. 324 pp. In the early-morning hours of August 5, 1962, Los Angeles County deputy coroner Ben Fitzgerald arrives at the home of the world's most famous movie star, now lying dead in her bedroom, naked and still clutching a telephone.  There he discovers The Book of Secrets - Marilyn Monroe's diary - revealing a doomed love affair with a man she refers to only as The General.  In the following days, Ben unravels a wide-ranging cover-up and some heartbreaking truths about the fragile, luminous woman behind the celebrity.  So... View more info

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King and Maxwell

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 2014

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2264501

ISBN: 1455521248

Condition: Good


1st printing. Spine creased, light general wear. 2014 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 440 pp. David Baldacci brings back Sean King and Michelle Maxwell--former Secret Service agents turned private investigators--in their most surprising, personal, and dangerous case ever... It seems at first like a simple, tragic story. Tyler Wingo, a teenage boy, learns the awful news that his father, a soldier, was killed in action in Afghanistan. Then the extraordinary happens: Tyler receives a communication from his father... after his supposed death. Tyler hires Sean and Mic... View more info

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King and Maxwell

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270833

ISBN: 1455521310

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket price clipped. 2013 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 422 pp. 8vo. David Baldacci brings back Sean King and Michelle Maxwell--former Secret Service agents turned private investigators--in their most surprising, personal, and dangerous case ever... It seems at first like a simple, tragic story. Tyler Wingo, a teenage boy, learns the awful news that his father, a soldier, was killed in action in Afghanistan. Then the extraordinary happens: Tyler receives a communication from his father... after his supposed death. Tyler hires Sean and Michelle to sol... View more info

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Zero Day

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271899

ISBN: 0446573019

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor wear to corners. 2011 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 436, [4] pp. 8vo. From David Baldacci--the modern master of the thriller and #1 worldwide bestselling novelist-comes a new hero: a lone Army Special Agent taking on the toughest crimes facing the nation. And Zero Day is where it all begins.... John Puller is a combat veteran and the best military investigator in the U.S. Army's Criminal Investigation Division. His father was an Army fighting legend, and his brother is serving a life sentence for treason in a federal military prison. Puller has ... View more info

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End Game (The Will Robie Series, Book 5) (Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition: Signed Copy)

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 2017

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282735

ISBN: 153871292X

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head very lightly bumped. 2017 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 424 pp. End Game is the fifth book in the thrilling Will Robie series by international number one bestselling author David Baldacci.London is on red alert. Will Robie, as the US government's most lethal assassin, is called in to foil a terrorist attack on the London Underground. An attack serving as a test run for a much larger plot to take place on US soil. Trained to neutralize threats without leaving a trace, he's an indispensable asset to h... View more info

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The Simple Truth

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2295712

ISBN: 0446607711

Condition: Good


Reprint. Faint toning. 1998 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 525 pp. Sizzling David Baldacci's novels have been called sizzling (USA Today) and superior (Houston Chronicle). Now Baldacci is back, with the story of a death row inmate, a Supreme Court clerk, and a crime that is costing people their lives... Terrifying Michael Fiske broke the law when he took Rufus Harms's prison letter from the Supreme Court. But he also sealed his own fate. Now Michael's brother, a cop turned attorney, is coming to Washington to find out why his brother was murdered-and what ... View more info

The Camel Club (Camel Club Series)

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 2296422

ISBN: 0446615625

Condition: Good


Spine creased, general wear. 2006 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 610 pp. Welcome to THE CAMEL CLUB.Existing at the fringes of Washington, D.C., the Club consists of four eccentric members. Led by a mysterious man known as Oliver Stone, they study conspiracy theories, current events, and the machinations of government to discover the truth behind the country's actions.Their efforts bear little fruit-until the group witnesses a shocking murder...and become embroiled in an astounding, far-reaching conspiracy. Now the Club must join forces with a Secret Servic... View more info

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Mrs. Raffles: Being the Adventures of an Amateur Crackswoman

By: Bangs, John Kendrick

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2171959

Condition: Good


First edition. Front hinge starting, light stain to top margin, spine toned, boards lightly soiled. 1905 Hard Cover. v, [3], 179, [1] pp. 16mo. One of two story collections written by Bangs as follow-ups to E.W. Hornung's popular series featuring anti-hero Arthur J. Raffles, a safe cracker. Hornung was the brother-in-law of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and his Raffles series was second only to Sherlock Holmes in popularity during his lifetime. View more info

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Relative Danger

By: Benoit, Charles

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197692

ISBN: 1590580915

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author. Near Fine.Very Good. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 340 pp. Picture a hotel room in 1948 Singapore. Picture a dispute between black marketer and thief Russell Pearce and an associate-an associate who opens fire and murders Russell Pearce. Fast forward to present-day Pottsville, Pennsylvania. Young Doug Pearce, just fired from his steady job in the brewery, has never strayed far from home. But he's always found stories of his Uncle Russ, the family black sheep, fascinating. In comes a letter from an old friend of his dead uncle in... View more info

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The Lincoln Myth: A Novel (Cotton Malone)

By: Berry, Steve

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270434

ISBN: 0345526570

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. Remainder mark. 2014 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 429 pp. September 1861: All is not as it seems. With these cryptic words, a shocking secret passed down from president to president comes to rest in the hands of Abraham Lincoln. And as the first bloody clashes of the Civil War unfold, Lincoln alone must decide how best to use this volatile knowledge: save thousands of American lives, or keep the young nation from being torn apart forever? The present: In Utah, the fabled remains of Mormon pioneers whose nineteenth-cent... View more info

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Line of Duty (Newpointe 911, Book 5)

By: Blackstock, Terri

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Zondervan: 2003

Seller ID: 2201319

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to wrappers, pages toned. 2003 Trade Paperback. 381 pp. At the request of her many fans---Terri Blackstock revisits the heroic cast of characters in this fifth book in her best-selling Newpointe 911 series In Line of Duty, a bomb explodes at the Icon International building in New Orleans while lawyer Jill Clark Nichols is in the top floor boardroom. The thirty-story building goes up in flames and fire departments from all around the area are called in. The firefighters from Newpointe are especially concerned since they know Jill is inside the building. Dan, her husband, rushes in to... View more info

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The Capture of Paul Beck

By: Bodkin, McDonnell

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287488

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket. Front endpaper missing, large stain on frontispiece and tissue guard, rear hinge starting. 1911 Hard Cover. vii, 312 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Matthias McDonnell Bodkin[1] (8 October 1850 – 7 June 1933) was an Irish nationalist politician and MP. in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Anti-Parnellite representative for North Roscommon, 1892–95, a noted author, journalist and newspaper editor, and barrister, King's Counsel (K.C.) and County Court Judge for County Clare, 1907–24. Bodkin earned a place in the history of the detec... View more info

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Murder Goes to the Dogs: Anthony Adams's Third Mystery

By: Brace, Timothy [Pratt, Theodore]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2193855

Condition: Good


Former library copy, usual marks, remnants of jacket flaps on endpapers. Married jacket with intact flaps included. Stain to jacket base.Good. 1938 Hard Cover. 254 pp. 8vo. A mystery novel featuring Anthony Adams, a millionaire crime investigator and sportsman, written pseudonymously by Theodore Pratt. View more info

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Origin: A Novel (Robert Langdon)

By: Brown, Dan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291457

ISBN: 0385514239

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Two 1/4 inch tears to front jacket corners, spine base pushed, small spot on rear endpaper. 2018 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 461, [9] pp. 8vo. Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever.” The evening’s host is Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old billionaire and futurist, and one of Langdon’s first students. But the meticulously orchestrated evening suddenly erupts into chaos, and Kirsch’s prec... View more info

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Castle Gay

By: Buchan, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269680

Condition: Good


First edition. No jacket, lacks front free endpaper, front hinge starting. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 317 pp. Castle Gay is a 1930 novel by the Scottish author John Buchan. It is the second of his three Dickson McCunn novels and is set in the Scottish district of Carrick, Galloway some six years after the events described in Huntingtower. View more info

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Murder Set to Music

By: Campbell, Harriette R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1941

Seller ID: 2260292

Condition: Good


Former library copy--usual markings. No jacket. 1941 Hard Cover. v, 312 pp. The story of Murder Set to Music is taken from a play which I wrote in collaboration with Margot Campbell. The emergency of September 1939 discouraged our hopes of a production and I decided to use the idea in a novel. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Harriette Campbell (August 1817 – 15 February 1841) was a writer. Campbell was born in Stirling in 1817. Her father was Robert Campbell and she took an early interest in books and she was well read whilst still a child.[1] She travelled to the highlands of Scotland and her resulting w... View more info

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The Alienist: A Novel

By: Carr, Caleb

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284243

ISBN: 0679417796

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Board edges lightly rubbed. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 496 pp. 8vo. The year is 1896, the place, New York City. On a cold March night New York Times reporter John Schuyler Moore is summoned to the East River by his friend and former Harvard classmate Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a psychologist, or alienist. On the unfinished Williamsburg Bridge, they view the horribly mutilated body of an adolescent boy, a prostitute from one of Manhattan's infamous brothels. The newly appointed police commissioner, Theodore Roosevelt, in a highly unorthodox move, enl... View more info

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The Alienist

By: Carr, Caleb

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2285127

ISBN: 0812976142

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 498 pp. The year is 1896. The city is New York. Newspaper reporter John Schuyler Moore is summoned by his friend Dr. Laszlo Kreizler—a psychologist, or “alienist”—to view the horribly mutilated body of an adolescent boy abandoned on the unfinished Williamsburg Bridge. From there the two embark on a revolutionary effort in criminology: creating a psychological profile of the perpetrator based on the details of his crimes. Their dangerous quest takes them into the tortured past and twisted mind of a mur... View more info

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Locked Rooms: The Three Coffins / To Wake the Dead / The Skeleton in the Clock (Mystery Guild Lost Classics Omnibus)

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mystery Guild: 1975

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2202568

ISBN: 0739490893

Condition: Very Good


Pages toned.Quarter-inch tear to top edge of jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1975 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 705 pp. Of all the Golden Age crime writers, John Dickson Carr was considered the greatest practitioner of the impossible-crime mystery - a.k.a. the locked-room murder. What many consider his masterpiece, The Three Coffins, was named as the best locked-room mystery of all time by a panel of Carr's peers. It contains Dr. Gideon Fell's famous locked-room lecture,' which set the gold standard for this genre. In To Wake the Dead, mystery writer Chri... View more info

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It Walks by Night

By: Carr, John Dickson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1930

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292852

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Small internal chip from rear endpaper along hinge, minimal wear to jacket corners. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 328 pp. 8vo. Map of crime scene precedes text. A detective novel by the Golden Age mystery author who also wrote under the names Carter Dickson, Carr Dickson, and Roger Fairbairn. Carr was considered a master of the 'locked room' sub-genre. This is his first novel, and the first mystery to feature the detective Henri Bencolin. Carr wrote four more featuring Bencolin, all of which were locked room mysteries. View more info

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Pastor Paul and the Not-So-Sweet Revenge Mystery

By: Carter, Curtis P.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Inspiring Voices: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200458

ISBN: 1462409946

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A paperback original. Near fine. 2014 Trade Paperback. 271 pp. Pastor Paul McGill, with his wife and daughter, contentedly settled down in a small, rural, Central New York community surrounded by wooded hillsides. They enjoy coming to know their friendly, sometimes quirky neighbors, until late one summer when the angry, vengeful attitudes of some residents begin to ferment to the surface. Pastor Paul and the Not-So-Sweet Revenge Mystery invokes the feeling of the British Midsomers Murders transplanted to the rolling hills of New York's Finger Lakes region. It is easy to get invo... View more info

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Death on the Installment Plan

By: Celine, Louis-Ferdinand

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Directions: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2287360

ISBN: 0811200175

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed, spine and edges lightly creased. 1971 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Death on the Installment Plan is a companion volume to Louis-Ferdinand Céline’s earlier novel, Journey to the End of the Night. Published in rapid succession in the middle 1930s, these two books shocked European literature and world consciousness. Nominally fiction but more rightly called “creative confessions,” they told of the author’s childhood in excoriating Paris slums, of service in the mud wastes of World War I and African jungles. Mixing unmitigated despair wit... View more info

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The Blue Dahlia

By: Chandler, Raymond

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Popular Library: 1979

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2278064

ISBN: 0445043539

Condition: Very Good


1st printing of movie tie-in edition. Pages faintly toned. 1979 Mass Market Paperback. A previously unpublished work by Raymond Chandler. Raymond Chandler's screenplay for The Blue Dahlia is a valuable addition to the published canon for the writer who has been called the Shakespeare of hard­boiled fiction. Converted from a never-completed novel, this screenplay is all that survives of the novel Chandler worked on between The Lady in the Lake and The Little Sister. View more info

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The Raymond Chandler Omnibus: The Big Sleep, Farewell My Lovely, The High Window, The Lady in the Lake

By: Chandler, Raymond; Powell, Lawrence Clark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1964

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2277468

Condition: Good


First collected edition. Lacks jacket. Spine toned, boards faintly soiled, ink name on front endpaper. 1964 Hard Cover. 625, [1] pp. 8vo. Four mysteries by the author known for his hard boiled detective stories, several of which inspired films. View more info

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The Saint and Mr. Teal [Originally Published as Once More the Saint] (The Ninth Volume in the Saint Saga)

By: Charteris, Leslie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2287492

Condition: Very Good


Half-inch tear along bottom edge of front jacket panel, half-inch tear along bottom edge of rear jacket panel, small surface tear on jacket spine. 1950 Hard Cover. 317 pp. The ninth volume in the Saint Saga. Originally published as Once More the Saint. Once More the Saint is a collection of three interrelated mystery novellas by Leslie Charteris, first published in the United Kingdom by Hodder and Stoughton in January 1933. This was the tenth book to feature the adventures of Simon Templar, alias The Saint. The first American edition, published in May 1933, changed the title to The Saint and M... View more info

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An Ear to the Ground

By: Chase, James Hadley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274274

ISBN: 070910328X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Quarter inch by quarter inch chip to jacket spine base, jacket faintly toned. Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 191 pp. The Esmaldi necklace was worth about $350,000: one hundred matched diamonds the size of garden peas, set in platinum. The sort of necklace people would murder for... And Al Barney, beachcomber and layabout, knew its history - a tale of hate, jealousy and violence; of beautiful, wanton women and the most cunningly devised jewel robbery ever. View more info

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Shock Treatment

By: Chase, James Hadley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Thriller Book Club: 1959

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2274275

Condition: Near Fine


Quarter inch by quarter inch closed tear along jacket spine, jacket edges very lightly rubbed with a few very minor tears, jacket rear very lightly foxed. Ink date on front endpaper. 1959 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 189 pp. Gilda Delaney had never stopped blaming herself for the accident that crippled her husband. At least, that was the story she told Terry Regan - a story he had no reason to doubt, infatuated as he was with everything about her. It was only afterwards that he began to wonder... View more info