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  • INSIDE MAN. by Abbott, Jeff.
    Abbott, Jeff.
    INSIDE MAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2014). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth novel in the award-winning series of thrillers featuring ex-CIA agent turned bar owner, Sam Capra. Set in Miami and Puerto Rico, where Sam has gone undercover in an attempt to find out who was responsible for the death of a friend. SIGNED on the title page, and dated in May 2014, that is, before the official publication date. 388 pp. ISBN: 978-145528455.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82699
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  • ADRENALINE. by Abbott, Jeff.
    Abbott, Jeff.
    ADRENALINE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2011). First edition - An international thriller introducing Sam Capra, CIA agent in London, husband and soon-to-be-father -but when a bomb blows the CIA office to smithereens and he only survives because his wife told him to get outside, he is imprisoned and tortured for months, since he is either a traitor himself or a fool - when he is finally released - set up as bait - he encounters another group dedicated to justice - Enthralling, violent and yet still human. Laid in a card with some cocktail recipes from Sam's bars. 400 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 82669
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  • YOU WILL KNOW ME. by Abbott, Megan.
    Abbott, Megan.
    YOU WILL KNOW ME.

    Edition: 1st mass market paperback printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2018). SIGNED - A novel about family and ambition by this Edgar award winning writer. "How far will you go to achieve a dream? That's the question a celebrated coach poses to Katie and Eric Knox after he sees their daughter Devon, a gymnastics prodigy and Olympic hopeful, compete. For the Knoxes there are no limits--until a violent death rocks their close-knit gymnastics community and everything they have worked so hard for is suddenly at risk." SIGNED on the title page. 360 pp. plus a 20 pp sneak preview of "Give Me Your Hand.". ISBN: 978-0316519021.

    Condition: Good only in illustrated wrappers (creasing and wear to the covers).

    Book ID: 82613
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  • YOU WILL KNOW ME. by Abbott, Megan.
    Abbott, Megan.
    YOU WILL KNOW ME.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2016). SIGNED - A novel about family and ambition by this Edgar award winning writer. "How far will you go to achieve a dream? That's the question a celebrated coach poses to Katie and Eric Knox after he sees their daughter Devon, a gymnastics prodigy and Olympic hopeful, compete. For the Knoxes there are no limits--until a violent death rocks their close-knit gymnastics community and everything they have worked so hard for is suddenly at risk." SIGNED on the title page. 342 pp. ISBN: 978-0316251060.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (some wear to the covers).

    Book ID: 78742
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  • WHITE PLAGUE. by Abel, James (pseudonym of Bob Reiss)
    Abel, James (pseudonym of Bob Reiss)
    WHITE PLAGUE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Berkley, (2014). First edition - The first book in a new series of science-based thrillers, and the first published by Reiss under this pseudonym. "In the frozen waters of the Arctic, Marine bioterror expert Joe Rush races to save a submarine crew from a lethal threat." 324 pp.

    Condition: Fine in embossed white wrappers.

    Book ID: 63496
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  • DEAD OF NIGHT by Abella, Alex
    Abella, Alex
    DEAD OF NIGHT

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's third book and second suspense novel featuring Cuban-American lawyer Charlie Morrell - a story based on the worlds of santeria and the darker one of palo mayombe. SIGNED on the title page. Dust jacket praise from Michael Connelly and T. Jefferson Parker. 300 pp. ISBN: 0-684814269.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 82598
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  • DEAD OF NIGHT by Abella, Alex
    Abella, Alex
    DEAD OF NIGHT

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's third book and second suspense novel featuring Cuban-American lawyer Charlie Morrell - a story based on the worlds of santeria and the darker one of palo mayombe. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Dust jacket praise from Michael Connelly and T. Jefferson Parker. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. 300 pp. ISBN: 0-684814269.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82599
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  • MURDER SUICIDE. by Ablow, Keith.
    Ablow, Keith.
    MURDER SUICIDE.

    Edition: First edition

    New York: St. Martin's Press (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth novel by this forensic psychiatrist writing suspense novels, featuring his alter ego, forensic scientist Dr. Frank Clevenger who takes on a murder case like no other. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-312-323899.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (prev owner's name)

    Book ID: 60165
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  • Ablow, Keith
    DENIAL

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pantheon, 1997. First edition - Author's first novel, a psychological thriller about the pathology of murder. With an indicated first printing of 60,000 copies, this is obviously much less common than the hardcover edition. Ablow is himself a forensic psychiatrist. Cover praise from Jonathan Kellerman, among others.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 6408
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  • Ablow, Keith
    DENIAL

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, a psychological thriller about the pathology of murder. Ablow is himself a forensic psychiatrist. Cover praise from Jonathan Kellerman, among others. 263 pp. ISBN: 0-679-442111.

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

    Book ID: 35856
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  • DENIAL by Ablow, Keith
    Ablow, Keith
    DENIAL

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, a psychological thriller about the pathology of murder. Ablow is himself a forensic psychiatrist. SIGNED on the title page. Cover praise from Jonathan Kellerman, among others. 263 pp. ISBN: 0-679-442111.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80852
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  • THE FAN. by Abrahams, Peter.
    Abrahams, Peter.
    THE FAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of pyschological suspense involving a celebrity baseball player and an obsessed fan. 338 pp. ISBN: 0-446-518603.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68601
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  • Abrahams, Peter.
    TONGUES OF FIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: M. Evans and Company, (1982.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second thriller, a story of the Israeli-Arab conflict and one man's determination to get revenge for the death of his wife and daughter and the destruction of his village. ISBN: 0-87131-374x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 30391
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  • HARD RAIN. by Abrahams, Peter.
    Abrahams, Peter.
    HARD RAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1998) dj
    . SIGNED hardcover first edition - A thriller with its roots in the late sixties and the Woodstock festival. When Jessie Shapiro's daughter and ex-husband disappear, she finds a warning on his answering machine - and then her best friend, wearing Jessie's slicker, is run over. The police dismiss her fears so she sets out to track her daughter across the United States, and in doing so she uncovers a deadly secret from her ex-husband's college days during the Vietnam era. Library Journal called this "a solid mystery/political thriller about a self-reliant average woman thrown without warning into a smoky conspiracy. Riveting." SIGNED on the title page. 374 pp. ISBN: 0-525245812.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 81299
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  • Abrahams, Peter.
    REVOLUTION #9.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - A post-Vietnam novel about people fragmented by their violence during the war. But not Vietnam vets- rather, anti-war radical terrorists. It is a thriller, a mystery, and a compelling novel of love and hate, good and evil, idealism and corruption, all deliberately chosen. ISBN: 0-89296-4812.

    Condition: Very near fine in like dust jacket.

    Book ID: 14001
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  • PRESSURE DROP. by Abrahams, Peter.
    Abrahams, Peter.
    PRESSURE DROP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1989) dj
    . SIGNED hardcover first edition - A thriller in which two different story lines come together - that of a woman, a successful publicist in New York City whose baby is kidnapped from the hospital and a man, owner of a rustic resort in the Bahamas, on the verge of losing it all because of a lawsuit alleging negligence in a diving fatality. SIGNED on the title page. 389 pp. ISBN: 0-525248218.

    Condition: Near fine (usual toning to the pages) in a near fine dust jacket (crease to lower edge of back cover of dj)

    Book ID: 81363
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  • CRYING WOLF. by Abrahams, Peter.
    Abrahams, Peter.
    CRYING WOLF.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - Psychological thriller set at a small and exclusive New England college, by a writer who has been praised both for the twists and turns of his plots and for his elegant prose (LA Times). Stephen King stated that Abrahams was his 'favorite American suspense novelist.' 329 pp. ISBN: 0-345423852.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 76394
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  • REVOLUTION #9. by Abrahams, Peter.
    Abrahams, Peter.
    REVOLUTION #9.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1992. First edition - A post-Vietnam novel about people fragmented by their violence during the war. But not Vietnam vets- rather, anti-war radical terrorists. It is a thriller, a mystery, and a compelling novel of love and hate, good and evil, idealism and corruption, all deliberately chosen. 325 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 40864
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  • BLOODY BONSAI: A Jim Dandy Elderhostel Mystery. by Abresch, Peter.
    Abresch, Peter.
    BLOODY BONSAI: A Jim Dandy Elderhostel Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    Aurora, CO: Write Way Publishing, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel and the first in the series of Elderhostel mysteries. "Unable to generate enthusiasm for anything since his wife's death, retired physical therapist James P. Dandy has let his children cajole him into attending an Elderhostel at the Jersey shore. But the other participants seem indistinguishable except for their name tags - sall but Dodee Swisher, a gallery owner determined to create her own laboratory component for their class in bonsai gardening. . . A bonus in this winsome, if guileless, debut is a short course in how to style a bonsai plant and use it as a murder weapon." (Kirkus Reviews) SIGNED on the title page. 239 pp. ISBN: 1-885173342.

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

    Book ID: 77557
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  • Abshire, Richard.
    THE DALLAS DECEPTION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1992. Hardcover first edition - The third Jack Kyle mystery.

    Condition: F/F (as new.)

    Book ID: 4292
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  • Abshire, Richard.
    DALLAS DROP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, 1989. Hardcover first edition - First solo novel by Abshire, former cop and private investigator - a mystery introducing Texas PI Jack Kyle.

    Condition: F/F (as new.)

    Book ID: 4293
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  • THE CASE OF THE UNSUITABLE SUITOR: A WISE Enquiries Agency Mystery. by Ace, Cathy.
    Ace, Cathy.
    THE CASE OF THE UNSUITABLE SUITOR: A WISE Enquiries Agency Mystery.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    London & USA: Severn House Publishers, (2018). Four women combine their diverse backgrounds and talents to create an enquiry agency based in a small town in Wales. 203 pp. ISBN: 978-1847518545.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (slight spine slant).

    Book ID: 78489
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  • CONTRABAND. by Adams, Cleve F. (aka Franklin Charles and John Spain), 1895-1949, and Robert Leslie Bellem
    Adams, Cleve F. (aka Franklin Charles and John Spain), 1895-1949, and Robert Leslie Bellem
    CONTRABAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1950. dj. Hardcover first edition - Hard-boiled novel featuring federal narcotics agent Reed Smith, published posthumously (although the dust jacket does not give a hint of that), incorporating Adams' pulp novellettes (including one with the same title) and completed by Bellem. Adams was a friend of Raymond Chandler, and wrote in the same noir tradition. 241 pp. Dust jacket art by Bill English.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58973
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  • Adams, Deborah
    ALL THE CRAZY WINTERS

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Ballantine, 1993. First edition - Second mystery - a soft-hearted librarian is murdered.

    Condition: Crease on front cover near spine, otherwise fine in wrappers.

    Book ID: 5602
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  • CAST THE FIRST STONE. by Adams, Jane.
    Adams, Jane.
    CAST THE FIRST STONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Macmillan, (1996). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her second novel, and the second to feature Detective Inspector Mike Croft. SIGNED on the title page. 296 pp. ISBN: 0-333644255.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 78075
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  • NO EXIT. by Adams, Taylor.
    Adams, Taylor.
    NO EXIT.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2019). First edition - The author's third novel - "A brilliant, edgy thriller about four strangers, a blizzard, a kidnapped child, and a determined young woman desperate to unmask and outwit a vicious psychopath. . . On her way to Utah to see her dying mother, college student Darby Thorne gets caught in a fierce blizzard in the mountains of Colorado. With the roads impassable, shes forced to wait out the storm at a remote highway rest stop. Inside are some vending machines, a coffee maker, and four complete strangers.." Outside is a little girl locked in a van. 335 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76275
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  • THE EXODUS QUEST. by Adams, Will.
    Adams, Will.
    THE EXODUS QUEST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second suspense thriller featuring archeologist Daniel Knox and linguist Gaille Bonnard. "On a dusty market street in Alexandria, Egyptologist Daniel Knox stumbles across a Dead Sea jar, a unique find that puts him on the trail of an ancient Jewish sect and a possible explanation for one of the greatest mysteries of all time." 326 pp. ISBN: 978-0446563208.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (light toning to the pages, remainder line)

    Book ID: 63348
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  • Adamson, Lydia.
    A CAT BY ANY OTHER NAME.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Signet, 1992. First edition - The fourth Alice Nestleton mystery.

    Condition: NF.

    Book ID: 5729
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  • Adamson, Lydia.
    A CAT ON STAGE LEFT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - An Alice Nestleton mystery. ISBN: 0-525-941192.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 15805
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  • Adamson, Lydia.
    A CAT ON JINGLE BELL ROCK: An Alice Nestleton Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring professional actress, semi-pro cat-sitter and amateur detective Alice Nestleton. ISBN: 0-525-943757.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 15806
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