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  • THE KEPT MAN by Attenberg, Jami.
    Attenberg, Jami.
    THE KEPT MAN

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2007. First edition - The author's first novel (preceded by a collection of short stories) - the story of a young woman whose artist husband has fallen into a coma, and six years later she is still waiting,still dealing with his legacy and his life. 291 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. Cover art is very different from the final edition.

    Book ID: 59621
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  • EAST OF A. by Atwood, Russell.
    Atwood, Russell.
    EAST OF A.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a "black-lit, neo-noir urban thriller," introducing struggling private eye Peyton Sherwood and set in the lower East Side of New York City. SIGNED on the title page with the words "dangerously yours." Cover praise from Michael Connelly, Ann Beattie and Jeffery Deaver. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-345427769.

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

    Book ID: 67005
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  • WILD INDIGO. by Ault, Sandi.
    Ault, Sandi.
    WILD INDIGO.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Berkley, (2006.). First edition - The award-winning first book in the series featuring Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild, and her wolf Mountain. Set in New Mexico, the culture of the Pueblo Indians is an important part of each novel. 304 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63353
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  • WILD INDIGO. by Ault, Sandi.
    Ault, Sandi.
    WILD INDIGO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The award-winning first book in the series featuring Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild, and her wolf Mountain. Set in New Mexico, the culture of the Pueblo Indians is an important part of each novel. 293 pp. ISBN: 9780425213698.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56316
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  • WILD INDIGO. by Ault, Sandi.
    Ault, Sandi.
    WILD INDIGO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The award-winning first book in the series featuring Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild, and her wolf Mountain. Set in New Mexico - the culture of the Pueblo Indians is an important part of each novel. SIGNED on the title page. 293 pp. ISBN: 9780425213698.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (remainder line.).

    Book ID: 50270
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  • A GLASS OF WATER. by Baca, Jimmy Santiago.
    Baca, Jimmy Santiago.
    A GLASS OF WATER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grove Press, (2009.) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by this award-winning Chicano poet and activist. 215 pp. ISBN: 9780802119223.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57031
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  • THE WINDUP GIRL. by Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    THE WINDUP GIRL.

    Edition: 4th trade paperback printing.

    San Francisco: Night Shade Books, (2010). SIGNED - Early publication of this dystopian novel set in a future Thailand, still managing to hold back the rising seas. The author's first novel, this was the winner of the Nebula, co-winner of the Hugo award, as well as winning The John W. Campbell Award and the 2010 Locus Award for Best First Novel. SIGNED on the title page. 361 pp plus 4 pp of publishers ads. ISBN: 9781597801584.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63919
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  • THE WINDUP GIRL plus 'The Calorie Man' and 'Yellow Card Man.' by Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    THE WINDUP GIRL plus 'The Calorie Man' and 'Yellow Card Man.'

    Edition: First thus- a new trade paperback edition.

    San Francisco: Night Shade Books, (2015). SIGNED first edition - A dystopian novel set in a future Thailand, still managing to hold back the rising seas. The author's first novel, this was the winner of the Nebula, co-winner of the Hugo award, as well as winning The John W. Campbell Award and the 2010 Locus Award for Best First Novel. SIGNED opposite the title page. This edition includes two short stories - 'The Calorie Man' and 'Yellow Card Man' - plus a conversation with the author. 466 pp. ISBN: 978-1597808217.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps. Rather uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 80629
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  • THE WINDUP GIRL. by Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    Bacigalupi, Paolo.
    THE WINDUP GIRL.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    San Francisco: Night Shade Books, (2010). SIGNED - Early publication of this dystopian novel set in a future Thailand, still managing to hold back the rising seas - cover refers to the Nebula nomination, not the fact that it won the Nebula - and was co-winner of the Hugo award, as well as winning The John W. Campbell Award and the 2010 Locus Award for Best First Novel. SIGNED on the title page. 361 pp plus 4pp of publishers ads. ISBN: 9781597801584.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64371
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  • REMAINS SILENT. by Baden, Michael and Linda Kenney.
    Baden, Michael and Linda Kenney.
    REMAINS SILENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by the former New York City chief medical examiner and forensic expert (Baden), and the civil rights attorney and legal commentator (Kenney). 228 pp. ISBN: 1400044197.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 48918
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  • BUNKER 13. by Bahal, Aniruddha.
    Bahal, Aniruddha.
    BUNKER 13.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "A brilliant international thriller, set in contemporary Kashmir, about an investigative journalist, espionage, and the temptations of drugs, sex, and corruption in the Indian Army Our hero, known as MM, is a pleasure-seeking journalist working for an upstart Indian newsweekly." The first novel by this investigative journalist. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 340 pp. ISBN: 0-374-117306.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60659
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  • BUNKER 13. by Bahal, Aniruddha.
    Bahal, Aniruddha.
    BUNKER 13.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2003). First edition - "A brilliant international thriller, set in contemporary Kashmir, about an investigative journalist, espionage, and the temptations of drugs, sex, and corruption in the Indian Army Our hero, known as MM, is a pleasure-seeking journalist working for an upstart Indian newsweekly." The first novel by this investigative journalist. 340 pp. ISBN: 0-374-117306.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 60660
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  • THE BLACK FLOWER: A Novel of the Civil War. by Bahr, Howard.
    Bahr, Howard.
    THE BLACK FLOWER: A Novel of the Civil War.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baltimore: Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel - The story of a brief but bloody encounter on the road to Nashville, in the obscure village of Franklin, Tennessee in the waning days of the Civil War. SIGNED on the title page. ANew York Times Notable Book, and winner of the Howard D. Vursell Award. 267 pp. ISBN: 1-87785350X.

    Condition: Fine in fine first issue dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76928
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  • DOVE ARISING. by Bao, Karen.
    Bao, Karen.
    DOVE ARISING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Everything she knows, she learned on the Moon. . . Everything she has, she will sacrifice for her family.. . Everything she believes is a lie.. . . For Phaet Theta, everything is about to change." Young author's highly praised first novel. INSCRIBED on the title page. 324 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80613
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  • DOVE ARISING. by Bao, Karen.
    Bao, Karen.
    DOVE ARISING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "Everything she knows, she learned on the Moon. . . Everything she has, she will sacrifice for her family.. . Everything she believes is a lie.. . . For Phaet Theta, everything is about to change." Young author's highly praised first novel. SIGNED on the title page. 324 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (some light toning).

    Book ID: 80643
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  • DOVE ARISING. by Bao, Karen.
    Bao, Karen.
    DOVE ARISING.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, (2015). First edition - "Everything she knows, she learned on the Moon. . . Everything she has, she will sacrifice for her family.. . Everything she believes is a lie.. . . For Phaet Theta, everything is about to change." Young author's highly praised first novel. 324 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 62491
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  • THE REPLACEMENT CHILD. by Barber, Christine.
    Barber, Christine.
    THE REPLACEMENT CHILD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, winner of the Tony Hillerman Prize, a mystery set in Santa Fe, New Mexico, introducing editor Lucy Newroe and Detective Sergeant Gilbert Montoya. 271 pp. ISBN: 0-312-385544.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like fine dustjacket (embossed seal of prev owner.)

    Book ID: 65408
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  • THE DAMNATION GAME. by Barker, Clive.
    Barker, Clive.
    THE DAMNATION GAME.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Ace Books / Putnam, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel "by the man Stehen King named as his own successor." 379 pp. ISBN: 0-399-132783.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53077
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  • FINDING CARUSO. by Barnes, Kim.
    Barnes, Kim.
    FINDING CARUSO.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, (2003.). First edition - First novel by this Western author, preceded by two award-winning memoirs. Set in the late 1950's in a small town near the logging camps of Idaho. 303 pp.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 50019
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  • FINDING CARUSO. by Barnes, Kim.
    Barnes, Kim.
    FINDING CARUSO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by this Western author, preceded by two award-winning memoirs. Set in the late 1950's in a small town near the logging camps of Idaho. 302 pp. ISBN: 0-399149678.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 42301
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  • FINDING CARUSO. by Barnes, Kim.
    Barnes, Kim.
    FINDING CARUSO.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, (2003.). SIGNED first edition - First novel by this Western author, preceded by two award-winning memoirs. Set in the late 1950's in a small town near the logging camps of Idaho. SIGNED on the title page. 303 pp.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy) in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 42302
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  • A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S KILLING: A Blanche Hampton Mystery. by Barnes, Trevor.
    Barnes, Trevor.
    A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S KILLING: A Blanche Hampton Mystery.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel introducing Detective Chief Inspector Blanche Hampton of Scotland Yard, who is investigating the murder of man whose headless corpse was found on Hampstead Heath. 248 pp. ISBN: 0-688110479.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69097
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  • THE ROAD TO MAKOKOTA. by Barnett, Stephen.
    Barnett, Stephen.
    THE ROAD TO MAKOKOTA.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: MacAdam / Cage, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by this African American writer, set in a war-torn former British colony in West Africa, this is based, in part, on his Peace Corps experience in Sierra Leone. Described as a 'harrowing and compelling' debut. 202 pp. ISBN: 1931561605.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46112
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  • THE INNOCENTS. by Barre, Richard.
    Barre, Richard.
    THE INNOCENTS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first novel in his award winning series featuring Southern California P.I. Will Hardesty. In 1990 a flash flood unearths the skeletons of seven murdered children. SIGNED on the title page. 234 pp. ISBN: 0-425-169030.

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

    Book ID: 64614
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  • N'ICE SHOWS: A Berrien Gamble Ice Skating Mystery. by Bartlett, Joan.
    Bartlett, Joan.
    N'ICE SHOWS: A Berrien Gamble Ice Skating Mystery.

    Edition: Trade paperback original.

    Lincoln:, NB Writer's Club Press, (2000). SIGNED - The author's first mystery - murder and kidnapping in the world of professional ice skating (a world the author knows well as a coach and judge) SIGNED on the title page. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-595097030.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 69812
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  • THE WIDOW. by Barton, Fiona.
    Barton, Fiona.
    THE WIDOW.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: New American Library - NAL, 2016. First edition - The author's first novel, part pyschological suspense and part examination of what a marriage is, one which explores the question of "how much do the wives of men who commit terrible crimes actually know.?" Told in alternate voices, from the perspective of the widow, the police detective and the reporter. 324 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 68113
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  • CARVED IN BONE. by Bass, Jefferson (pseudonym for Dr Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson)
    Bass, Jefferson (pseudonym for Dr Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson)
    CARVED IN BONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2006) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel in the Body Farm series - "On the campus of the University of Tennessee is a patch of ground unlike any in the world -dedicated to the science of death, where human remains lie exposed to be studied for their secrets. The real-life scientist who founded the "Body Farm" has broken cold cases and revolutionized forensics . . . and now he spins an astonishing tale inspired by his own experiences." Undiscovered for 30 years, a woman's corpse lies hidden in a cave in the Appalachian mountains of East Tennessee, transformed by the chemistry of the cave into a near perfect mummy. 335 pp plus 3 anatomy drawings. ISBN: 978-0060759810.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Uncommon in the first edition and in this condition.

    Book ID: 64284
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  • QUEEN SUGAR. by Baszile, Natalie.
    Baszile, Natalie.
    QUEEN SUGAR.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pamela Dorman Books / Viking, (2014). First edition - The author's first novel, a story of complicated family relationships. When a young African American California woman unexpectedly inherits a sugarcane farm in southern Louisiana, she sees this as a chance to start over. She moves there with her 11 year old daughter determined to succeed, despite a mountain of debt and no idea what she is really getting into. Book was very loosely adapted as the basis for the highly praised Ava DuVernay produced television series for the Oprah Winfrey Network. 372 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 79466
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  • SMALLER AND SMALLER CIRCLES. by Batacan, F.H.
    Batacan, F.H.
    SMALLER AND SMALLER CIRCLES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: SOHO Press, (2015) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, winner of the Philippine National Book Award and considered the first Filipino crime novel. "Payatas, a 50-acre dump northeast of Manilas Quezon City, is home to thousands of people who live off of what they can scavenge there. . . . when the eviscerated bodies of preteen boys begin to appear in the dump heaps, there is no one to seek justice on their behalf. In the rainy summer of 1997, two Jesuit priests take the matter of protecting their flock into their own hands. Father Gus Saenz is a respected forensic anthropologist, one of the few in the Philippines, and has been tapped by…

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    New York: SOHO Press, (2015) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, winner of the Philippine National Book Award and considered the first Filipino crime novel. "Payatas, a 50-acre dump northeast of Manilas Quezon City, is home to thousands of people who live off of what they can scavenge there. . . . when the eviscerated bodies of preteen boys begin to appear in the dump heaps, there is no one to seek justice on their behalf. In the rainy summer of 1997, two Jesuit priests take the matter of protecting their flock into their own hands. Father Gus Saenz is a respected forensic anthropologist, one of the few in the Philippines, and has been tapped by the Director of the National Bureau of Investigations as a backup for police efforts. Together with his protg, Father Jerome Lucero, a psychologist, Saenz dedicates himself to tracking down the monster preying on these impoverished boys." 357 pp. ISBN: 978-1616953980.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73167
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  • THE TWO SISTERS. by Bates, H. E.
    Bates, H. E.
    THE TWO SISTERS.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York & Wallington, Surrey, UK: Severn House. (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - Attractive hardcover reissue of a Bates' first novel (second book) originally published in 1926, with an introduction by Edward Garrett. This is a slowly unfolding story of two sisters who are love with the same man. 219 pp. ISBN: 0-7278-42927.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 61357
    Keywords: Classics, first novel
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