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Mystery & Crime

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Chile Death: A China Bayles Mystery, Albert, Susan Wittig
1 Albert, Susan Wittig Chile Death: A China Bayles Mystery
New York Berkley (1998). 0425165396 / 9780425165393 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
306 pp. Signed by the author. Dust jacket has a small blemish at the bottom of the rear fold. "This seventh China Bayles mystery offers a surprising climax, beautiful Texas Hill Country atmosphere, solid police procedural details, and lots of information on herbs and chili (including recipes)." - Booklist 
Price: 19.95 USD
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2 Ambler, Eric Journey Into Fear
New York Alfred A. Knopf (1968). Very Good 
Reprint. 184 pp. No dust jacket. A clean copy with little wear. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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The Care of Time, Ambler, Eric
3 Ambler, Eric The Care of Time
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux (1981). 0374118973 / 9780374118976 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Cloth spine with silver lettering. 277 pp. Dust jacket has a couple of short tears. "Robert Halliday, an American free-lance writer is coerced into negotiations between NATO and the 'Ruler,' a powerful Persian Gulf sheik of questionable sanity." 
Price: 18.95 USD
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Knife Under Fire, Andrews, Brian
4 Andrews, Brian Knife Under Fire
San Francisco Caduceus Press (1993). 1881529010 / 9781881529019 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Orange cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 246 pages. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by the author. Jacket has small chips and tears and a crease to spine. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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5 Armstrong, Charlotte Something Blue
New York Ace (1959). First Edition Very Good 
Paperback. Ace G-514. 159 pp. Spine crease. Contents clean and tight. "A story of murder and punishment and changed identities - dead, buried and forgotten, until romance came to an innocent young girl who, without knowing it, was living on borrowed time!" 
Price: 4.95 USD
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Murder at the ABA: A Puzzle in Four Days and Sixty Scenes, Asimov, Isaac
6 Asimov, Isaac Murder at the ABA: A Puzzle in Four Days and Sixty Scenes
New York Doubleday & Co. 0385113056 / 9780385113052 Very Good Very Good 
Later printing. Cloth spine with gilt lettering. 230 pp. Price-clipped dust jacket has a couple of tears. A solid copy. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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Hard Truth, Barr, Nevada
7 Barr, Nevada Hard Truth
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons (2005). 0399152415 / 9780399152412 First Edition Fine Very Good 
324 pp. Signed by the author. Very light wear to edges of jacket. Contents clean and tight. "Assuming a new post as district ranger at Rocky Mountain National Park in the wake of the disappearances of three young girls, newlywed Anna Pigeon is astonished when two of the girls emerge a month later with no memory of their experiences, a case that is complicated by the apparent machinations of a dangerous religious sect." 
Price: 21.95 USD
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Hunting Season, Barr, Nevada
8 Barr, Nevada Hunting Season
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons (2002). 0399148469 / 9780399148460 First Edition Fine Fine 
Map endpapers. 322 pages. Signed by the author. "Signed Copy" sticker. A clean, attractive copy. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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Ill Wind, Barr, Nevada
9 Barr, Nevada Ill Wind
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons (1995). 0399140158 / 9780399140150 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
309 pages. A clean, attractive copy. "The ruins of Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park provide a place of solace for Anna Pigeon until their beauty is tainted by death." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Tricky Business, Barry, Dave
10 Barry, Dave Tricky Business
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons (2002). 0399149244 / 9780399149245 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
xi, 320 pagess. Signed by the author. "Signed Copy" sticker. Minor bump to upper corners. A solid copy. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Who is Teddy Villanova?, Berger, Thomas
11 Berger, Thomas Who is Teddy Villanova?
New York Delacorte/Lawrence (1977). 0440095468 / 9780440095460 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Boards smudged, a few pages dog-eared, light wear to dust jacket. The price is intact. A very funny take on the detective novel by the author of Crazy in Berlin, Reinhart in Love, Little Big Man, more. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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12 Biggers, Earl Derr The Chinese Parrot
New York Grosset & Dunlap (1926). Very Good 
Reprint. Black cloth. 316 pages. No dust jacket. Price sticker, pages yellowing. A solid copy. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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The Silver Swan, Black, Benjamin [John Banville]
13 Black, Benjamin [John Banville] The Silver Swan
New York Henry Holt & Co. (2008). 0805081534 / 9780805081534 First American Edition Very Good Fine 
290 pp. Signed by the author. Some soiling to boards. Contents clean and tight. "In this stunning follow-up to 2007's Christine Falls, Black spins a complex tale of murder and deception in 1950s Ireland." - PW 
Price: 24.95 USD
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14 Black, Cara Murder in Belleville
New York Soho Press (2000). 1569472793 / 9781569472798 Very Good 
Second printing. Paperback. 341 pp. Inscribed by the author. A clean, attractive copy. "At the request of her friend, the wife of a defense minister, Aimee Leduc and her partner, Rene, journey to the working-class Paris district of Belleville to investigate a car bombing and find a neighborhood torn apart by tensions as a group of Islamic fundamentalists take over a church and embark on a hunger strike to protest French immigration laws." 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Murder in Passy, Black, Cara
15 Black, Cara Murder in Passy
New York Soho Press (2011). 1569478821 / 9781569478820 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
273 pages. Map. Inscribed to previous owner (Judith) and signed by the author. A clean copy with only light wear. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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Murder in the Palais Royal, Black, Cara
16 Black, Cara Murder in the Palais Royal
New York Soho Press (2010). 1569476209 / 9781569476208 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
291 pages. Map. Inscribed to previous owner (Judith) and signed by the author. Date in ink to front free endpaper. Number to interior of jacket. A clean, attractive copy. Cara Black bookmark laid in. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Sometimes They Bite, Block, Lawrence
17 Block, Lawrence Sometimes They Bite
New York Arbor House (1983). 0877954852 / 9780877954859 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Quarter cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 285 pages. A clean, nearly Fine copy. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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18 Block, Lawrence The Burglar Who Thought He Was Bogart
New York Dutton (1995). 0525940162 / 9780525940166 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
291 pp. Small ink mark to bottom edges. Contents clean and tight. "A new Bernie Rhodenbarr adventure finds the beloved burglar hounded by his old nemesis, Detective Kirchmann, when Bernie becomes the fall guy in a murder frame-up - and is distracted by beautiful and dangerous dame named Ilona." 
Price: 12.95 USD
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19 Bose, Frank; Barchiesi, Bob; LeMoult, Dolph; Rock Solid: Two Cops' Obsessive Manhunt for One of America's Most Dangerous Criminals
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons (1992). 0399136592 / 9780399136597 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
255 pp. Photos. Number in ink to endpaper. "New York City policemen Bose and Barchiesi spent four years waging their own war on drugs against a major cocaine ring, which resulted in the conviction of ringleader Alejandro Lopez. The gang, using the brand name 'Rock Solid,' operated on the Lower East Side and was implicated in 19 murders." - LJ 
Price: 9.95 USD
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20 Brown, Fredric The Deep End
New York Bantam (1954). Very Good 
Paperback. Bantam 1215. Reprint. Manufacturing flaw to first page and spine cocked. Mystery by the underrated author of The Fabulous Clipjoint; Martians, Go Home; The Screaming Mimi; and more. 
Price: 10.95 USD
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