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The Fourth Stage of Gainsborough Brown

By: Watson, Clarissa

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, David McKay Co.: 1977

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001346

Condition: Very Good


204 pp. Dj chipped. No markings in text. A flamboyant artist dies in a suspicious drowning on a Long Island estate, prompting socialite Persis Willum to investigate misdeeds in the art dealer's world. A dust jacket blurb by Judith Crist praises the heroine as "my kind of female detective: a grown-up gal with brains, charm and attractive foibles." View more info

Murder and Mystery in Chicago

By: Waugh, Carol-Lynn Rossel, et al, Eds.

Price: $4.40

Publisher: New York, Dembner Books: 1988

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 005064

ISBN: 0934878986

Condition: Very Good +


258 in. , gift inscription on fep. No other markings. Light spine slant. Numerous brownish spots on rear panel of dust jacket. Otherwise very clean. Co-editors are Martin H. Greenberg and Frank McSherry Jr. A collection of 11 detective tales all set in the Windy City. Writers include Sara Paretsky, Ray Russell, Craig Rice, Dorothy B. Hughes, Frederic Brown, James M. Ullman, Edw. D. Hoch, Howard Browne, Jon L. Breen and Richard Connell. Size: 8vo -- 8.75 in. Tall View more info

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Murder on Route 66

By: Wheat, Carolyn, Ed.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Prime Crime (Berkley): 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005157

ISBN: 0425170640

Condition: Very Good


294 pp. Slight spine slant, light crasing of spine, very tight, no markings. A collection of 16 recent short mysteries with a link to Route 66. Writers include Earlene Fowler, John Lutz, Dick Lochte, Les Roberts, Barbara D'Amato, Gary Phillips, David August, J.A. Jance, Carolyn Hart, Carolyn Wheat et al. View more info

Key West Connection: The first Dusky MacMorgan adventure (Dusky MacMorgan)

By: White, Randy Wayne

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Busted Flush Press: 2006

Edition: Reprint -- Limited Edn.

Inscription: By Author and Editors

Seller ID: 009120

ISBN: 0976715740

Condition: Fine


135 pp. in white leatherette, no jacket as issued. White leatherette slipcase. No. 55 of a 200-copy limited edition. Signed by author and by Tim and Enid Schantz, co-editors of the introduction. A reprint of an adventure yarn first published in 1981 by Signet, with White writing as Randy Striker Size: 8mo --8.75 in Tall View more info

Miami Blues

By: Willeford, Charles

Price: $2.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine Books: 1989

Edition: 7th Printing.

Seller ID: 009997

ISBN: 0345320166

Condition: Good


215 pp., spine slant, some chipping. Text toned but clean. A Hoke Mosely detective story in which the suspect is pursed through Miami's both plush and impoverished districts. Size: 12mo -- 6.75 in. View more info

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Gaudi Afternoon

By: Wilson, Barbara

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Seattle, Seal Press: 1990

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Seller ID: 009216

ISBN: 093118889X

Condition: Very Good +


172 pp. Clean, no markings, stiff, close to new. A case of cross-dressing confusion set in Barcelona amid the architecture of Antoni Gaudi. Part of the Cassandra Reilly mystery series. Cover blurb: "From the seedy bars of Barcelona's red light district to the dreamlike gardens of Gaudi's Parc Guell, Cassandra chases people of all persuasions and motives in this madcap caper where appearances are always deceptive." Winnder of a British Crime Writers' Association A... View more info

Murder in the Collective

By: Wilson, Barbara

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Seattle, The Seal Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009255

ISBN: 0931188237

Condition: Very Good


181 pp. Previous owner's name on inside cover. Spine creasing and diagonal crease on lower right corner of front cover. Text clean. A feminist mystery in which Best Printing, a collective, gets a proposal to merge with lesbian-owned B. Violet Typesetting. The heroine is Pam Nilsen of Best Printing. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In View more info

Twins

By: Wood, Bari and Geasland, Jack

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY ., G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1977

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 002438

Condition: Very Good


282 pp. Moderate edge wear, chipping and water staining on dust jacket. Spine rubbed at top and bottom. No markings in text, binding firm. A murder mystery centering on the death of twin doctors with obsessive, incestuous attractions for each other. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

The Passenger from Scotland Yard: A Victorian Detective Novel

By: Wood, H.F.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Dover Publications: 1977

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010208

ISBN: 0486235238

Condition: Very Good


295 pp. Light wear, rough corners, no marking, binding sturdy. Second edition (facsimile republication) of the original 1888 edition. A popular detective story in which Detective Byde investigates a jewel theft. Introduction by E.R. Bleiler, with commentary on the book's importance in the mystery genre. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

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Everyone's Dead But Us

By: Zubro, Mark Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, St.Martin's Minotaur: 2006

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 005923

ISBN: 0312343450

Condition: Fine


279 pp. Close to new, no markings. Tom & Scott escape to a Greek island for a honeymoon, but then are cut off by a storm and discover a body in their villa. As more corpses accumulate, their R&R becomes a sleuthing challenge. View more info