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1 Albert, Susan Wittig Bleeding Hearts
New York Berkley Publishing Group, 2006 0425207994 / 9780425207994 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed by Author
First printing. A fine copy in a fine, priced dust jacket protected by a new mylar cover. Inscribed on the title page "To ____, Susan Wittig Albert." China Bayles investigates the handsome, popular high school football coach and uncovers a perplexing story of forbidden desire, deception, and questionable circumstances surrounding a young woman's death. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Pain Management: A Burke Novel, Andrew Vachss
2 Andrew Vachss Pain Management: A Burke Novel
New York Vintage Crime/ Black Lizard, 2002 0375726470 / 9780375726477 First Edition, thus Paperback Fine Fine Paperback 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
First edition thus, with complete number line. Boldly signed by Vachss on the title page. Clean and sharp trade paperback, appears unread. Pages clean and bright, binding very tight. Stored individually in a protective clear plastic bag. 307 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Getaway Man, Andrew Vachss
3 Andrew Vachss The Getaway Man
New York Vintage Crime/ Black Lizard, 2003 1400031192 / 9781400031191 Paperback Fine Fine Paperback 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed
Boldly signed by Vachss on the title page. Clean and sharp trade paperback, appears unread. Pages clean and bright, binding very tight. Stored individually in a protective clear plastic bag. 193 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Turret Room, Armstrong, Charlotte
4 Armstrong, Charlotte The Turret Room
New York Coward - McCann, Inc., 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
253 pp. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; jacket, with light discoloration to spine, in mylar-wrapped jacket. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The House of the Three Ganders, Bacheller, Irving
5 Bacheller, Irving The House of the Three Ganders
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1928 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. First Edition. Original red cloth with gilt lettering to cover and to spine, rubbed a bit. Bumping to spine head and foot. Interesting mystery novel based on the true events of "a trial famous in the legal annals of New York state." Previous owner's book-plate inside front flap, warm inscription opposite. 315 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Third Truth, Bar-Zohar, Michael
6 Bar-Zohar, Michael The Third Truth
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company, 1973 0395154588 / 9780395154588 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Stated first printing, first American edition. Clean and sharp cloth hardcover, fine. Pages clean and bright, binding secure. Dust jacket bright and clean, fully intact and in a mylar cover. Stored individually in a protective clear plastic bag. 189 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Like a Lamb to Slaughter, Block, Lawrence
7 Block, Lawrence Like a Lamb to Slaughter
New York Arbor House, 0877955263 / 9780877955269 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Author
Sterling condition hardcover copy, gift-quality condition, inscribed by the author at the title page. Tips unbruised, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, paste-downs neat and tidy, and not ex-library; neither underlining nor highlighting. Dust jacket fully intact, not price-clipped, still bright and shiny, now protected by Bro-dart sleeve, and the book is in a plastic bag, too. First Edition, number line saying so. 265 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Shoot the Lawyer Twice, Bowen, Michael
8 Bowen, Michael Shoot the Lawyer Twice
Scottsdale, Arizona Poisoned Pen Press, 2008 1590585291 / 9781590585290 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Signed by the author on the title page. 228 pp. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear, with mylar-wrapped dust jacket. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Close to Death, Crowe, John
9 Crowe, John Close to Death
New York Dodd, Mead & Company, 1979 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, gift-quality condition, protected by a fully intact, still bright and shiny dust jacket, further protected by a mylar coat. Tips unbruised, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, paste-downs neat and tidy, and not ex-library; neither underlining nor highlighting. Dust jacket is showing very, very slight shelf- and edge-wear, but is not price-clipped. First Edition, First Printing, with full number-line present. Yet another fine mystery set in Buena Costa County. 214 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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10 Dean, Amber Something for the Birds
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company, 1959 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Stated First Edition (thus), a selection for the Crime Club, published by Doubleday. Spine and binding tight, pages clean and clear, if a bit age-toned. Illustrated paper wrappers, now protected by mylar. over.The letters MBGE are written in ink on the rear flyleaf. mall. Also, there is a sticker pull on the rear fly. Spine leans a little. The jacket is intact and bright. Dust jacket now in fresh mylar cover. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.20 USD
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Eye of Newt, Denise Dietz
11 Denise Dietz Eye of Newt
Five Star, 2004 1594140960 / 9781594140969 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed
First edition, inscribed by Dietz on the half-title page. In excellent, clean and sharp condition, binding very tight. Dust jacket crisp and clean, in a protective mylar cover. 344 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Broadway Murders: A Night Club Mystery, Doherty, Edward J.
12 Doherty, Edward J. The Broadway Murders: A Night Club Mystery
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Doran, and Co., 1929 Hard Cover Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
Crime Club mystery. Lightly worn black cloth boards with red titles. Lettering is bright on cover, faded on spine. Binding is solid, spine square, text free from markings. Edges are lightly soiled. 298 pages. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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13 Fleming, Barbara Hot Stones, Cold Death, A Matthew Alexander Mystery
Yellow Springs, OH Silver Maple Publications, 2001 0970897006 / 9780970897008 Soft Cover Near Fine Soft Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Author
Trade paperback with tight binding, no markings, and minimal wear. Inscribed by Fleming on the half-title page. Mystery set at the Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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...And Presumed Dead, Fletcher, Lucille
14 Fletcher, Lucille ...And Presumed Dead
New York Random House, 1963 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Jacket is scuffed, with chips at edges. Jacket has been price-clipped. There is a vintage book-plate neatly affixed to the front paste-down, from the William Morris Agency of Beverly Hills, California. Top-edge stained red. First edition, stated first printing. A suspense novel by the author of "Sorry, Wrong Number". 179 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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15 Flower, Pat Shadow Show, A Jubilee Mystery
Briarcliff Manor, NY Stein and Day, 1978 First Edition Thus Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hard Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
First American edition. Black cloth spine over purple boards. Binding tight, text unmarked. Some dust soiling to the edges, and previous owner's name on title page. In a clean, priced dust jacket with minor rubbing and edgewear, and a 3/4 inch closed tear at the top of the front panel which has been mended internally with tape. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 2.50 USD
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A Woman's Struggle, Fortino, Alfred J.
16 Fortino, Alfred J. A Woman's Struggle
New York Vantage Press, 2001 0533136628 / 9780533136629 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Signed by the author on the title page. 181 pp. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; first printing. Very slight wear to jacket, which is wrapped in mylar. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Edge, Francis, Dick
17 Francis, Dick The Edge
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1989 039913414X / 9780399134142 First American Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
First American edition. Clean and sharp hardcover, appears unread. Pages clean and crisp, binding secure. Dust jacket has short tear to foot of rear panel, else crisp and bright; in a protective mylar cover. 324 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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18 Freeman, Lucy The Dream
New York Arbor House, 1971 0877950202 / 9780877950202 Hard Cover Fine Very Good Hard Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
Tightly bound and unmarked, with minimal cover wear. In a clean, priced dust jacket with some wear, creasing and a small tear to the bottom of the front panel. Old price sticker on inside jacket flap. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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19 Gilbert, Harriet Hotels with Empty Rooms
New York Harper and Row, 1973 006011519X / 9780060115197 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Hard Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
First printing. Tight, unmarked copy with no wear to boards, in a near , unclipped dust jacket with a quarter-inch closed tear at the head the spine; protected by a mylar cover. Not a remainder. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 3.75 USD
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Mrs. Pollifax and the Second Thief, Gilman, Dorothy
20 Gilman, Dorothy Mrs. Pollifax and the Second Thief
New York Doubleday, 1993 Uncorrected Proof Softcover Very Good Softcover 8vo 
Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. One closed tear to rear cover. Spine is lightly sunned. Bound in light blue paper. This is an uncorrected proof, housed in a protective bag. 201 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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