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  • Coleman, Evelyn.
    WHAT A WOMAN'S GOTTA DO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - First mystery by this African American writer (who was already an award winning children's writer). Introduces Atlanta journalist Patricia Conley. Tananarive Due called it 'a gutsy, honest, intelligent and darkly comic thrill ride of a novel.'. ISBN: 0-684-831759.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 22481
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  • RUNNING WITH WILD BLOOD: A Moriah Dru / Richard Lake Mystery. by Finger, Gerrie Ferris.
    Finger, Gerrie Ferris.
    RUNNING WITH WILD BLOOD: A Moriah Dru / Richard Lake Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Five Star / Gale, (2015) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth book in this series featuring Lake and Dru. "Richard Lake of the Atlanta Police Department gets a cold case when a witness suddenly gets his memory back. Lake recruits Moriah Dru to look into the murder of Juliet Trapp sixteen when she died and a student at Winters Farm Academy. Juliet Trapp had told her mother she was going to Bike Week with Wild Blood an outlaw motorcycle gang over the Christmas break." 318 pp. ISBN: 978-1432829667.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 72458
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  • Greene, Melissa Fay.
    THE TEMPLE BOMBING.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Jonathan Cape, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the title page. An examination of a chapter in the history of Civil Rights in the US and in Georgia. In the wake of the US Supreme Court's Brown decision outlawing segregated schools, violence erupted in the South. The young rabbi of Atlanta's oldest synagogue spoke up for racial justice, and in October1958, the synagogue was blown apart by dynamite. Winner of the Southern Critics Nonfiction Award. Photographs, notes, index, 502 pages. ISBN: 0-224-040510.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (donation stamp inside front cover, some rubbing to the dj.)

    Book ID: 21505
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  • LIVING, LOVING, LAUGHING, DYING AND CRYING ON PEACHTREE. by Hudspeth, Ron.
    Hudspeth, Ron.
    LIVING, LOVING, LAUGHING, DYING AND CRYING ON PEACHTREE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, (1980.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A look at the "culture of uprooted rural Southerners, transplanted Yankees, and young and middle-aged singles examing new values and lifestyles" in Atlanta, Georgia. INSCRIBED on the title page. 217 pp. ISBN: 0-931948-142.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket. (line on bottom edge, small chip and other edgewear to the dj.)

    Book ID: 51835
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  • SWEETER THAN HONEY. by Morrison, Mary B.
    Morrison, Mary B.
    SWEETER THAN HONEY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kensington, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An escort operation in Vegas, a murder and a faked death and reinvention of a new life in Atlanta - Carl Weber called this "the hottest book I've read all year." SIGNED on the title page by the author. 263 pp. ISBN: 9780758215116.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 40285
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  • A TURN IN THE SOUTH. by Naipaul, V. S.
    Naipaul, V. S.
    A TURN IN THE SOUTH.

    Edition: First trade edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at the US South - from Atlanta to Jackson, Tuskegee to Charleston, tobacco farms and the birthplace of Elvis, with visits to an old white Charleston family, a black woman minister, and Eudora Welty, by this Trinidadian born author, and Nobel prize winning writer. ISBN: 0-394-564774.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket (some foxing to edges of textblock).

    Book ID: 56579
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  • EPILOGUE FOR MURDER. by Shriner, Lewis.
    Shriner, Lewis.
    EPILOGUE FOR MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, introducing Atlanta professor turned private investigator Bennett Cole, who is hired to investigate the apparent suicide of a noir novelist in a small town in the Florida panhandle. Review copy with publicity material laid in. 249 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-31821.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61181
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  • UP ISLAND. by Siddons, Anne Rivers.
    Siddons, Anne Rivers.
    UP ISLAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Left adrift and angry by the death of her domineering mother, and a husband who leaves her after 20 years of marriage for a younger woman, Molly takes refuge by visiting some friends of Martha's Vineyard - and decides to stay there in a small cottage up island. 342 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0176156.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (a tight and clean copy but with the usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 56343
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  • COP TOWN: A Novel. by Slaughter, Karin.
    Slaughter, Karin.
    COP TOWN: A Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in Atlanta, Georgia in 1974, in a city changed by the civil rights movement, and the end of the Vietnam War, this is the story of a woman in her first week on the force - a force which is not welcoming to women. Meanwhile a serial killer is stalking cops. Nominated for an Edgar award for best novel. SIGNED on a blank preliminary page. 398 pp. ISBN: 97-0804177412.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 71719
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  • TRIPTYCH. by Slaughter, Karin.
    Slaughter, Karin.
    TRIPTYCH.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Delacorte, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Suspense novel set in Atlanta, Georgia (where the author now lives). SIGNED on the title page. 360 pp. ISBN: 0-385-339461.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48777
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  • Trocheck, Kathy Hogan
    HAPPY NEVER AFTER

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth Callahan Garrity mystery (she runs a cleaning service in Atlanta, Georgia, and occasionally gets involved in an investigation). 306 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0176377.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.(review laid in.)

    Book ID: 36184
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  • Trocheck, Kathy Hogan.
    TO LIVE AND DIE IN DIXIE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - The second mystery featuring cleaning lady and sometime sleuth Callahan Garrity
    Set in Atlanta, GA. SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-06-0179244.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 21167
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  • Trocheck, Kathy Hogan
    HEART TROUBLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth Callahan Garrity mystery (she runs a cleaning service in Atlanta, Georgia, and keeps finding herself involved in a murder investigation). 295 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0176377.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36522
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