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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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  • Adamson, Lydia.
    A CAT ON STAGE LEFT.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Dutton, 1998. dj. Hardcover - An Alice Nestleton mystery. 166 pp. ISBN: 0-525-941192.

    Condition: Near fine in very good+ dust jacket (chip to upper edge of dj.)

    Book ID: 21212
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  • A CAT ON JINGLE BELL ROCK: An Alice Nestleton Mystery. by Adamson, Lydia.
    Adamson, Lydia.
    A CAT ON JINGLE BELL ROCK: An Alice Nestleton Mystery.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Dutton, 1997. dj. Hardcover - 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: 53525
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  • Adamson, Lydia.
    A CAT OF ONE'S OWN.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Dutton, 1998. dj. Hardcover - An Alice Nestleton mystery. ISBN: 0-525944281.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 19146
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  • A CAT ON JINGLE BELL ROCK: An Alice Nestleton Mystery. by Adamson, Lydia.
    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: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 53562
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  • THROWN AWAY CHILD: A Neil Hockaday Mystery. by Adcock, Thomas.
    Adcock, Thomas.
    THROWN AWAY CHILD: A Neil Hockaday Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fifth novel in the Edgar award series featuring NYC police detective Neil Hockaday who has traveled to New Orleans, the hometown of his new wife, black actress Ruby Flagg. SIGNED on title page 340 pp. ISBN: 0-671519859.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81201
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  • DROWN ALL THE DOGS: A Neil Hockaday Mystery. by Adcock, Thomas.
    Adcock, Thomas.
    DROWN ALL THE DOGS: A Neil Hockaday Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1994) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third novel in the Edgar award series featuring NYC police detective Neil Hockaday who journeys to Ireland twith Ruby Flagg to try and get more information about his father who disappeared in World War II. He visits "his last remaining relative, terminally ill Uncle Liam. But as Neil and Ruby fly into Dublin airport, back home in Hell's Kitchen, explosive events occur. A retired priest, a family friend from Neil's youth, shoots himself; a young Irish copper plunges naked to his death from an apartment; and Neil's cop pal Davy Mogaill, being interrogated about the bombing death of his Irish wife, answers by placing his own handgun…

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    New York: Pocket Books, (1994) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third novel in the Edgar award series featuring NYC police detective Neil Hockaday who journeys to Ireland twith Ruby Flagg to try and get more information about his father who disappeared in World War II. He visits "his last remaining relative, terminally ill Uncle Liam. But as Neil and Ruby fly into Dublin airport, back home in Hell's Kitchen, explosive events occur. A retired priest, a family friend from Neil's youth, shoots himself; a young Irish copper plunges naked to his death from an apartment; and Neil's cop pal Davy Mogaill, being interrogated about the bombing death of his Irish wife, answers by placing his own handgun to his ear. While Hockaday dreams about a heroic father he never met (he died in WW II), his flesh-and-blood da's past is gradually revealed, disclosing how the Irish hatred for England allowed a group of wartime academics to embrace fascist principles." (PW) SIGNED on title page. 341 pp. ISBN: 0-671770411.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 84170
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  • DEVIL'S HEAVEN. by Adcock, Thomas Larry.
    Adcock, Thomas Larry.
    DEVIL'S HEAVEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A gritty novel in the Edgar award series featuring NYC police detective Neil Hockaday who is now, he hopes, a recovering alcoholic. Still on furlough, he investigates a series of grisly murders in the gay community. SIGNED on title page 322 pp. ISBN: 0-671897780.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 81084
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  • Adler, Warren.
    AMERICAN QUARTET.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arbor House, 1981. dj. Hardcover first edition - Features Fiona Fitzgerald, homicide detective on the Washington DC police force who is investigating 3 random murders - and links these to the deaths of 3 American Presidents - and a 4th?. ISBN: 0-87795-365-1.

    Condition: Very good+ in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 17229
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  • AMERICAN SEXTET. by Adler, Warren.
    Adler, Warren.
    AMERICAN SEXTET.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Arbor House, (1983) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Homicide Dectective Fiona FitzGerald returns in a novel about the carnal link between six marked Washington officials." 256 pp. ISBN: 0-87795-4143.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket.

    Book ID: 71434
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  • THE SCARRED WOMAN: A Department Q Novel. by Adler-Olsen, Jussi.
    Adler-Olsen, Jussi.
    THE SCARRED WOMAN: A Department Q Novel.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2017) dj. Hardcover first edition - The seventh thriller by this award-winning Danish writer in the Department Q series. It features chief detective Carl Morck, who was one on Copenhagen's best homicide detectives, until a bullet almost took his life and left one of his teammates dead, the other paralyzed, and who is now running Department Q, a special investigations division formed to look at cold cases. Translated by William Frost. 470 pp. ISBN: 978-0525952480.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (a bit of crinkling to the upper corner of the front endpaper and several pages)

    Book ID: 84725
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  • THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES. by Adler-Olsen, Jussi.
    Adler-Olsen, Jussi.
    THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2011) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first thriller by this award-winning Danish writer to be published in the US, and the first Department Q Novel. It introduces chief detective Carl Morck, who was one on Copenhagen's best homicide detectives, until a bullet almost took his life and left one of his teammates dead, the other paralyzed. To solve the problem of what to do with him, he is "promoted" to run Department Q, a new special investigations division to take a look at cold cases that turns out to be a department of one (and his assistant/driver, a Syrian immigrant named Hassan). Translated by Lisa Hartford. Definitely worth reading. 395 pp. ISBN: 978-0525952480.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78146
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  • Aellen, Richard.
    REDEYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, a suspense story involving twin brothers.

    Condition: Very good+ in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 13269
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  • Aiken, Joan.
    CASTLE BAREBANE

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Viking, 1976. dj. Hardcover - A novel of suspense set in London and Scotland in the 1880's.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 10113
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  • AFTER EFFECTS. by Aird, Catherine (pseudonym of Kinn Hamilton McIntosh)
    Aird, Catherine (pseudonym of Kinn Hamilton McIntosh)
    AFTER EFFECTS.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    London: Macmillan, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Detective novel featuring Inspector C. D. Sloan of the Calleshire County Constabulary and his assistant, D. C. William Crosby. INSCRIBED on the title page "For --- with good wishes from the author" and SIGNED and dated in the year of publication. Aird's novels have been described as witty and literate, straddling the line between cozies and police procedurals. She received the Crime Writers' Association 'Golden Handcuffs' Award for lifetime achievement. 167 pp. ISBN: 0-333-660102.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71205
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  • AMENDMENT OF LIFE. by Aird, Catherine (pseudonym of Kinn Hamilton McIntosh)
    Aird, Catherine (pseudonym of Kinn Hamilton McIntosh)
    AMENDMENT OF LIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Macmillan, (2002) dj. Hardcover first edition - Detective novel featuring Inspector C. D. Sloan of the Calleshire County Constabulary and his assistant, D. C. William Crosby A body of a young woman is found in the center of a maze at a stately home. Aird's novels have been described as witty and literate, straddling the line between cozies and police procedurals. She received the Crime Writers' Association 'Golden Handcuffs' Award for lifetime achievement. 196 pp. ISBN: 0-333-593839.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72592
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  • RIVER OF DARKNESS. by Airth, Rennie
    Airth, Rennie
    RIVER OF DARKNESS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, (1999). First edition - Novel introducing Detective Inspector John Madden of Scotland Yard, a book which is both a meticulously chronicled police procedural set in 1921, as the police were adjusting to the new forensic science, and use of the insights provided by psychology, and also a look at how the effects of the Great War continue long after its end. Winner of the Grand Prix de Litterature Policiere for best international crime novel in 2000 and was nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, and Macavity awards in the United States, Highly recommended. 386 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 83977
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  • Akenson, Don.
    THE EDGERSON AUDIT, a Bahamian Adventure.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - An unusual mystery based on off-shore banking in the Caribbean by this Canadian historian. ISBN: 0-8027-09915.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 3968
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  • TANGLED JUNE. by Albert, Neil
    Albert, Neil
    TANGLED JUNE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Sixth mystery featuring disbarred Philadephia attorney and private investigator Dave Garrett. Based on the author's own search for his birth parents. SIGNED on the title page. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-802733050.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62297
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  • APPOINTMENT IN MAY. by Albert, Neil
    Albert, Neil
    APPOINTMENT IN MAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring disbarred Philadephia attorney and private investigator Dave Garrett. SIGNED on the title page. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-32798.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52167
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  • THE JANUARY CORPSE by Albert, Neil
    Albert, Neil
    THE JANUARY CORPSE

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Walker, (1991.) dj. Hardcover - Author's first mystery - introduces disbarred Philadephia attorney and private investigator Dave Garrett - suspenseful, and with a surprising ending. 195 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-32062.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 42727
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  • CRUEL APRIL. by Albert, Neil
    Albert, Neil
    CRUEL APRIL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fourth mystery featuring disbarred Philadephia attorney and private investigator Dave Garrett. SIGNED on the title page. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-525-957196.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62358
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  • THE JANUARY CORPSE by Albert, Neil
    Albert, Neil
    THE JANUARY CORPSE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1991.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's first mystery - introduces disbarred Philadephia attorney and private investigator Dave Garrett - suspenseful, and with a surprising ending. SIGNED on the title page. 195 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-32062.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82770
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  • THE FEBRUARY TROUBLE. by Albert, Neil.
    Albert, Neil.
    THE FEBRUARY TROUBLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1992) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's second highly praised Dave Garrett mystery. SIGNED on the title page. 235 pp. Walker is known for its small printings. ISBN: 0-8027-12444.

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

    Book ID: 62129
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  • Albert, Neil
    THE JANUARY CORPSE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first mystery - introduces disbarred Philadephia attorney and private investigator Dave Garrett - suspenseful, and with a surprising ending. 195 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-32062.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual flaws, including some spine slant, but a good reading copy of a really good mystery, and in a near fine dustjacket (value is in dj.)

    Book ID: 6981
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  • BURNING MARCH. by Albert, Neil
    Albert, Neil
    BURNING MARCH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring disbarred Philadephia attorney and private investigator Dave Garrett. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-525-937188.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 58926
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  • THE JANUARY CORPSE by Albert, Neil
    Albert, Neil
    THE JANUARY CORPSE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first mystery - introduces disbarred Philadephia attorney and private investigator Dave Garrett - suspenseful, and with a surprising ending. 195 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-32062.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58969
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  • CHILE DEATH. by Albert, Susan Wittig
    Albert, Susan Wittig
    CHILE DEATH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A China Bayles mystery, set in the small Texas town of Pecan Springs. Includes several recipes for chili. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-425-165396.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 33141
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  • NIGHTSHADE. by Albert, Susan Wittig
    Albert, Susan Wittig
    NIGHTSHADE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2007.). dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in the small town of Pecan Springs, Texas, featuring former attorney and now herbalist, China Bayles, and her new husband, former Houston homicide detective and now private investigator Mike McQuaid. Notes on herbs, reading list and recipes. 289 pp. ISBN: 9780425219560.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55849
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  • Albert, Susan Wittig.
    INDIGO DYING.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Berkley, (2003.). First edition - A China Bayles mystery, one set in a small town in Texas which is undergoing a revival as artists flock there.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 22718
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