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  • A ROYAL PAIN. by Bowen, Rhys.
    Bowen, Rhys.
    A ROYAL PAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second novel in the Royal Spyness series, set in the 1930s. and featuring Lady Georgiana, "34th in line to the throne and everyone's favorite penniless heiress." Finalist for the Agatha Award and winner of the 2009 Macavity Award for Best Historical Mystery. SIGNED on the title page. 307 pp. ISBN: 978-0425221631.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (light crease on spine of dj)

    Book ID: 75007
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  • THE LINCOLN LAWYER. by Connelly, Michael.
    Connelly, Michael.
    THE LINCOLN LAWYER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (2005.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First legal thriller by this Edgar-award winning author of the Harry Bosch series, set in Los Angeles county. Winner of the 2006 Macavity Award, and basis for the movie of the same name. SIGNED on the title page. 404 pp. ISBN: 0-316-734934.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket (dust jacket beginning to delaminate.)

    Book ID: 43551
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  • THE LINCOLN LAWYER. by Connelly, Michael.
    Connelly, Michael.
    THE LINCOLN LAWYER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (2005.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First legal thriller by this Edgar-award winning author of the Harry Bosch series, set in Los Angeles county. Winner of the 2006 Macavity Award, and basis for the movie of the same name. SIGNED on the title page. 404 pp. ISBN: 0-316-734934.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 40901
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  • THE STRANGE FILES OF FREMONT JONES. by Day, Dianne.
    Day, Dianne.
    THE STRANGE FILES OF FREMONT JONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first book in a wonderful series of historical mysteries, set in 1905 turn-of-century San Francisco. Introduces us to Fremont Jones, who has come West to embark on a career as an independent "type-writer" but who winds up involved in sleuthing, something a properly brought up young Bostonian should never do. Winner of the Macavity award for best first novel. 229 pp. ISBN: 0-385-475497.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73985
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  • THE STRANGE FILES OF FREMONT JONES. by Day, Dianne.
    Day, Dianne.
    THE STRANGE FILES OF FREMONT JONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first book in a wonderful series of historical mysteries, set in 1905 turn-of-century San Francisco. Introduces us to Fremont Jones, who has come West to embark on a career as an independent "type-writer" but who winds up involved in sleuthing, something a properly brought up young Bostonian should never do. Winner of the Macavity award for best first novel. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. 229 pp. ISBN: 0-385-475497.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59159
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  • THE STRANGE FILES OF FREMONT JONES. by Day, Dianne.
    Day, Dianne.
    THE STRANGE FILES OF FREMONT JONES.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Doubleday, (1995). First edition - The first book in a wonderful series of historical mysteries, set in 1905 turn-of-century San Francisco. Introduces us to Fremont Jones, who has come West to embark on a career as an independent "type-writer" but who winds up involved in sleuthing, something a properly brought up young Bostonian should never do. Winner of the Macavity award for best first novel. 229 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy wrappers (offsetting from the ink on the frontispiece illustration to the title page) .

    Book ID: 59684
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  • THE RITUAL BATH. by Kellerman, Faye
    Kellerman, Faye
    THE RITUAL BATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arbor House, (1986.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel - a mystery introducing the Orthodox Jewish widow Rina Lazarus and Los Angeles police detective Peter Decker. Winner of the Macavity Award for best first novel. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. 282 pp. ISBN: 0-877957711.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (just a few specks of foxing on the upper edge of the text block.)

    Book ID: 49504
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  • THE RITUAL BATH. by Kellerman, Faye
    Kellerman, Faye
    THE RITUAL BATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arbor House, (1986.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel - a mystery introducing the Orthodox Jewish widow Rina Lazarus and Los Angeles police detective Peter Decker. Winner of the Macavity Award for best first novel. 282 pp. ISBN: 0-877957711.

    Condition: Very near fine in a good dustjacket (rather noticeable rubbing to the back cover of the dust jacket.)

    Book ID: 49793
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  • FOLLY. by King, Laurie.
    King, Laurie.
    FOLLY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - After being hit by several tragedies, a woman goes to a remote San Juan island off the coast of Washington in an attempt to rebuild her life and her sanity by rebuilding the house (the 'folly') her great-uncle had created 60 years before. A gripping story, with a very real woman at the center, and an interweaving of the old mysteries surrounding her great uncle and the dangers she is currently facing. Winner of the Macavity Award for best novel. SIGNED on the title page. 400pp. ISBN: 0-553-11035.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81766
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  • CONSPIRACY OF PAPER. by Liss,David.
    Liss,David.
    CONSPIRACY OF PAPER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, set in early 18th century England, winner of the Edgar Award for best first novel and of the Barry and Macavity awards. Kirkus Reviews calls it "A well-researched and highly entertaining historical mystery debut. Liss's fiendishly intricate tale of financial skulduggery and multiple murder, set in a solidly realized early-eighteenth-century London, has as its redoubtable protagonist and narrator one Benjamin Weaver. The very model of a modern historical mystery." Also named a New York Times Notable Book for 2000. 442 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-78622665X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36161
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  • CONSPIRACY OF PAPER. by Liss,David.
    Liss,David.
    CONSPIRACY OF PAPER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book, set in early 18th century England, winner of the Edgar Award for best first novel and of the Barry and Macavity awards. Kirkus Reviews calls it "A well-researched and highly entertaining historical mystery debut. Liss's fiendishly intricate tale of financial skulduggery and multiple murder, set in a solidly realized early-eighteenth-century London, has as its redoubtable protagonist and narrator one Benjamin Weaver. The very model of a modern historical mystery." Also named a New York Times Notable Book for 2000. SIGNED on the title page. 442 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-78622665X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52446
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  • CONSPIRACY OF PAPER. by Liss,David.
    Liss,David.
    CONSPIRACY OF PAPER.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: Ballantine, (2001.). The author's first book, set in early 18th century England, winner of the Edgar Award for best first novel and of the Barry and Macavity awards. Kirkus Reviews calls it "A well-researched and highly entertaining historical mystery debut. Liss's fiendishly intricate tale of financial skulduggery and multiple murder, set in a solidly realized early-eighteenth-century London, has as its redoubtable protagonist and narrator one Benjamin Weaver. The very model of a modern historical mystery." Also named a New York Times Notable Book for 2000. 439 pp. plus a Reader's Guide. ISBN: 0-78622665X.

    Condition: Very good.

    Book ID: 36538
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  • DEATH COMES AS AN EPIPHANY. by Newman, Sharan
    Newman, Sharan
    DEATH COMES AS AN EPIPHANY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Forge/TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1993.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, and the first in the highly praised series of mysteries set in 12th century France; introduces young novice-scholar, Catherine LeVendeur, at the convent of the Paraclete. SIGNED on the title page. Winner of the Macavity Award for the best first novel, and shortlisted for the Agatha and Anthony awards. 319 pp. ISBN: 0-312-854196.

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

    Book ID: 63164
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  • DEATH COMES AS AN EPIPHANY. by Newman, Sharan
    Newman, Sharan
    DEATH COMES AS AN EPIPHANY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Forge/TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1993.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, and the first in the highly praised series of mysteries set in 12th century France; introduces young novice-scholar, Catherine LeVendeur, at the convent of the Paraclete. Winner of the Macavity Award for the best first novel, and shortlisted for the Agatha and Anthony awards. SIGNED on the title page. 319 pp. ISBN: 0-312-854196.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (inked circles on rear endpaper.)

    Book ID: 55828
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  • INNER CITY BLUES: A Charlotte Justice Novel. by Woods, Paula L
    Woods, Paula L
    INNER CITY BLUES: A Charlotte Justice Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First in this series featuring a black female homicide detective in the Los Angeles Police Department Set during the LA riots - nominated for the Edgar award and winner of the Macavity award. SIGNED on the title page. 314 pp. ISBN: 0-393-04680x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44270
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