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  • MURDER IN MANHATTAN. by Adler, Bill, Jr., editor. ; Thomas Chastain, Mary Higgins Clark, and others, contributors.
    Adler, Bill, Jr., editor. ; Thomas Chastain, Mary Higgins Clark, and others, contributors.
    MURDER IN MANHATTAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - "The talents of eight great mystery writers" - Thomas Chastain, Mary Higgins Clark, Dorothy Salisbury Davis, Lucy Freeman, Joyce Harrington, Warren Murphy, Bernard St. James, and Whitley Strieber - conspire to create a stories of suspense set in New York City. Notes on the authors. 305 pp. ISBN: 0-688064752.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 72334
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2007. by [Antholog-signed] Hiaasen, Carl, editor. Otto Penzler, series editor, signed.
    [Antholog-signed] Hiaasen, Carl, editor. Otto Penzler, series editor, signed.
    THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2007.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2007. SIGNED first edition - SIGNED by Otto Penzler, series editor. Notes on the contributors and a list of other distinguished stories of 2002. xv, 328 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77321
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  • 1ST CULPRIT: An Annual of Crime Stories. by [Anthology] Cody, Lisa and Michael Z. Lewin and Peter Lovesey, editors. Sara Paretsky, signed.
    [Anthology] Cody, Lisa and Michael Z. Lewin and Peter Lovesey, editors. Sara Paretsky, signed.
    1ST CULPRIT: An Annual of Crime Stories.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    London: Chatto & Windus, (1992) dj. SIGNED first edition - True 1st edition of this anthology of the Crime Writers' Association - bound in wrappers with an outer wrapper. Many are original stories by such writers as Ian Rankin, Ruth Rendell, Susan Moody, Reginald Hill, Dick Francis, Robert Barnard, Simon Brett and more. INSCRIBED on the title page by Sara Paretsky. Illustrated with Clewsey's Cliches, biographical notes. 249 pp. ISBN: 0-7011-59235.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 74291
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  • 3RD CULPRIT: An Annual of Crime Stories. by [Anthology] Cody, Lisa; Michael Z. Lewin and Peter Lovesey, editors.
    [Anthology] Cody, Lisa; Michael Z. Lewin and Peter Lovesey, editors.
    3RD CULPRIT: An Annual of Crime Stories.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes stories by Ruth Rendell, Ian Rankin, Bill James, Sara Paretsky, Val McDermid , Susan Kelly, Celia Dale and others 263 pp. ISBN: 0-312117361.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67218
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  • 3RD CULPRIT: An Annual of Crime Stories. by [Anthology] Cody, Lisa; Michael Z. Lewin and Peter Lovesey, editors.
    [Anthology] Cody, Lisa; Michael Z. Lewin and Peter Lovesey, editors.
    3RD CULPRIT: An Annual of Crime Stories.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    London: Chatto & Windus, (1994) dj. First edition - Includes stories by Ruth Rendell, Ian Rankin, Bill James, Sara Paretsky, Val McDermid , Susan Kelly, Celia Dale and others Frontispiece drawing. Biographical notes. 263 pp. ISBN: 0-701161442.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 74288
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  • 3RD CULPRIT: An Annual of Crime Stories. by [Anthology] Cody, Lisa; Michael Z. Lewin and Peter Lovesey, editors. Sara Paretsky, signed.
    [Anthology] Cody, Lisa; Michael Z. Lewin and Peter Lovesey, editors. Sara Paretsky, signed.
    3RD CULPRIT: An Annual of Crime Stories.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    London: Chatto & Windus, (1994) dj. SIGNED first edition - Includes stories by Ruth Rendell, Ian Rankin, Bill James, Sara Paretsky, Val McDermid , Susan Kelly, Celia Dale and others. INSCRIBED on the title page by Sara Paretsky. Frontispiece drawing. Biographical notes. 263 pp. ISBN: 0-701161442.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 74289
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2003. by [Anthology] Connelly, Michael, editor.
    [Anthology] Connelly, Michael, editor.
    THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2003.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003. First edition - The seventh in this series of mystery anthologies includes a Prohibition-era tale of a scorned lover's revenge, a Sherlock Holmes-inspired mystery solved by an actor playing the famous detective onstage, stories of a woman's near-fatal search for self-discovery, a bar owner's gutsy attempt to outwit the mob, and a showdown between double-crossing detectives, and a tale of murder by psychology. Among the contributors are Elmore Leonard, Walter Mosley, James Crumley, Joyce Carol Oates, George Pelecanos, Scott Phillips, Brendan DuBois, Daniel Stashower, Hanna Tinti, Monica Wood and more. Otto Penzler, series editor. Notes on the contributors and a list of other distinguished stories of 2002. xv, 328 pp. ISBN: 0-618-32965X.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (initials on first page, crease to lower corner of front cover).

    Book ID: 73384
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  • WINTER'S CRIMES 20. by [Anthology] Hale, Hilary, editor.
    [Anthology] Hale, Hilary, editor.
    WINTER'S CRIMES 20.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - The 20th anniversary edition of this anthology which focuses on the best British crime writers. Includes nine stories by Simon Brett, Elizabeth Ferrars, Michael Gilbert, Michael Z. Lewin, Peter Lovesey, Jill McGown, D. W. Smith, Jean Stubbs and David Williams. Brief editor's note. 188 pp. ISBN: 0-385262116.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77462
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  • WINTER'S CRIMES 13. by [Anthology] Hardinge, George, editor.
    [Anthology] Hardinge, George, editor.
    WINTER'S CRIMES 13.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Macmillan, (1981) dj. Hardcover first edition - An anthology of all new stories which focuses on the best British crime writers. Includes eleven stories by Elizabeth Ferrars, Ellis Peters, Colin Dexter, James McClure, Margaret Yorke and others. Brief editor's note. 188 pp. ISBN: 0-385262116.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 78706
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  • MURDER IN LOS ANGELES. by [Anthology] Jon L.Breen, William Campbell Gault, William Nolan, and others; concept by Bill Adler; introductory note by Thomas Chastain.
    [Anthology] Jon L.Breen, William Campbell Gault, William Nolan, and others; concept by Bill Adler; introductory note by Thomas Chastain.
    MURDER IN LOS ANGELES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - "The talents of eight great suspense writers combine to create Murder in Los Angeles." Introductory note by Thomas Chastain. Contributors include Jon L. Breen, D. C. Fontana, George Fox, William Campbell Gault, M. R. Henderson, Vincent McConnor, William F. Nolan, and Ray Russell. Notes on the authors. 381 pp. ISBN: 0-688066844.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74164
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  • WOMEN OF MYSTERY. by [Anthology] Manson, Cynthia, editor,
    [Anthology] Manson, Cynthia, editor,
    WOMEN OF MYSTERY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Carroll & Graf, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An anthology containing fifteen stories featuring women sleuths by women authors, Ruth Rendell, Amanda Cross, Sara Paretsky, Mary Higgins Clark, Joan Hess, Faye Kellerman, Anne Perry and others. 260 pp. ISBN: 0-88184-8069.

    Condition: Near fine in a a very good minus dustjacket. (some creasing to the top edge of the back cover of the dj)

    Book ID: 49118
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  • (anthology) Mystery Writers of America
    MAIDEN MURDERS

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952. dj. Hardcover - The first murder stories of the masters of the craft - including August Derleth, Ellery Queen, Kenneth Millar, Simenon and others. Also included are two stories being published for the first time by Anthony Boucher and David Alexander. Includes an introduction by John Dickson Carr, and each story is preceded by a brief discussion by the author.

    Condition: NF/VG (some rubbing and wear to fragile dj.)

    Book ID: 6173
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  • THE LINEUP. by [Anthology] Penzler, Otto, editor. Ian Rankin, signed; John Lescroart, Anne Perry, Ridley Pearson and David Morrell, contributors.
    [Anthology] Penzler, Otto, editor. Ian Rankin, signed; John Lescroart, Anne Perry, Ridley Pearson and David Morrell, contributors.
    THE LINEUP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "The world's greatest crime writers tell the inside stories of their greatest detectives." Includes Ken Bruen, Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Robert Crais, Jonathan and Faye Kellerman, Anne Perry, Robert B. Parker, Ian Rankin and more. . Introduction by Otto Penzler. SIGNED by Ian Rankin at his contribution. 501 pp. ISBN: 9780316031936.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62783
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  • DEADLY ALLIES: PRIVATE EYE WRITERS OF AMERICA, SISTERS IN CRIME COLLABORATIVE ANTHOLOGY by [Anthology] Randisi, Robert J., and Susan Dunlap, editor.
    [Anthology] Randisi, Robert J., and Susan Dunlap, editor.
    DEADLY ALLIES: PRIVATE EYE WRITERS OF AMERICA, SISTERS IN CRIME COLLABORATIVE ANTHOLOGY

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes stories by Sara Paretsky, Max Allan Collins, Joan Hess, John Lutz, Michael Collins, Susan Dunlap, Loren Estleman, Jeremiah Healy, Nancy Pickard, Sue Grafton, Julie Smith and others. Foreword and brief notes preceding each story by the editors. ix, 369 pp. ISBN: 0-385-422350.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 79831
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  • 100 (ONE HUNDRED) MALICIOUS LITTLE MYSTERIES. by [Anthology, signed] Asimov, Isaac; Martin H. Greenberg and Joseph D. Olander, editors. Michael Kurland and William F. Nolan, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Asimov, Isaac; Martin H. Greenberg and Joseph D. Olander, editors. Michael Kurland and William F. Nolan, signed.
    100 (ONE HUNDRED) MALICIOUS LITTLE MYSTERIES.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Barnes and Noble, (1992.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - SIGNED by TWO authors - Michael Kurland and William F. Nolan - at their stories, Also includes stories by Bill Pronzini; Barry N. Malzberg; Carroll Mayers; Michael Gilbert; William F. Nolan; Michael Lutz; Henry Slesar; Judith Garner; Lawrence Treat; Al Nussbaum; Charles M. Plotz; Harold Q. Masur; Elsin Ann Graffam; Ed Dumonte; Francis M. Nevins Jr.; Edward Wellen; Julie Smith; and many others. Wraparound dust jacket art by Jack Eckstein. 430 pp. ISBN: 0-88029-7697.

    Condition: Very good in a fine dust jacket (gift inscription on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 46905
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  • DEATH DINES IN. by [Anthology, signed] Bishop, Claudia and Dean James, editors. Rhys Bowen, Donna Andrews and Carol Nelson Douglas, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Bishop, Claudia and Dean James, editors. Rhys Bowen, Donna Andrews and Carol Nelson Douglas, signed.
    DEATH DINES IN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2004). SIGNED hardcover first edition - An anthology with "sixteen culinary capers" including all-new recipes and author interviews, with stories by Donna Andrews, Claudia Bishop, Rhys Bowen, Don Bruns, Meg Chittenden, Nick DiChario, Marcos Donnelly, Carole Nelson Douglas, Elizabeth Foxwell, Parnell Hall, Lyn Hamilton, Jeremiah Healy, Dean James, Mary Jane Maffini, William Moody, and Anne Perry. SIGNED by THREE authors at their stories: Rhys Bowen, Donna Andrews and Carol Nelson Douglas. Foreword by Claudia Bishop. xiv, 370 pp. ISBN: 0-425192628.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77702
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  • SLEUTHS OF THE CENTURY. by [Anthology, signed] Breen, Jon L. and Ed Gorman, editors. Sara Paretsky, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Breen, Jon L. and Ed Gorman, editors. Sara Paretsky, signed.
    SLEUTHS OF THE CENTURY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Carroll & Graf, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A massive anthology which spans the entire 20th century starting with Jacques Futrelle ("The Phantom Motor" in 1905) followed by stories from classic writers like G. K. Chesterton, Ellery Queen, Dorothy Sayers, and Agatha Christie as well as contemporary authors including Sharyn McCrumb, Walter Mosley, Ed McBain, Lawrence Block, P. D. James, and Ruth Rendell. Other authors represented are Dashiell Hammett, Patricia Highsmith, Tony Hillerman, Rex Stout, Donald E. Westlake, and John D. MacDonald and more.SIGNED by contributor Sara Paretsky on the title page. Introduction by Jon L. Breen. 579 pp. ISBN: 0-786707097.

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

    Book ID: 78791
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  • DUBLIN NOIR: The Celtic Tiger Vs. The Ugly American. by [Anthology, signed] Bruen, Ken, editor; Reed Farrel Coleman and Gary Philips, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Bruen, Ken, editor; Reed Farrel Coleman and Gary Philips, signed.
    DUBLIN NOIR: The Celtic Tiger Vs. The Ugly American.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Akashic Books, (2006). SIGNED first edition - An anthology of original stories on how writers from the US and the UK - as well as Dublin itself - view the city. SIGNED by TWO authors at their stories - Reed Farrel Coleman and Gary Philips. Other authors included are Laura Lippman, Peter Spiegelman, Eoin Colfer and more. 228 pp plus notes on the contributors, ads. ISBN: 978-1888451924.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (significant toning to pages).

    Book ID: 79354
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  • THE NEW MYSTERY: The International Association of Crime Writers' Essential Crime Writing of the Late 20th Century. by [Anthology, signed] Charyn, Jerome, editor. Lawrence Block, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Charyn, Jerome, editor. Lawrence Block, signed.
    THE NEW MYSTERY: The International Association of Crime Writers' Essential Crime Writing of the Late 20th Century.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Collects stories by 42 writers, including Issac Babel, P.D. James, James Ellroy, Sue Grafton, Tony Hillerman, Lawrence Block, Jorge Luis Borges, Sara Paretsky, Stuart M. Haminsky, Walter Mosely, Donald E. Westlake, Don DeLillo, Joyce Carol Oates, Italo Calvino, Paco Ignacio Taibo II, James Ellroy, George C. Chesbro, Harlan Ellison, Andrew Vachss, Graham Greene, Angela Carter, Eric Wright and others. SIGNED by Lawrence Block at his story "The Merciful Angel of Death." Black and white illustrations by Vidal Centero at the head of each story. Introduction by Charyn, notes on the authors. Red ribbon marker bound in. xii, 387 pp. . ISBN: 0-525935169.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (remainder line).

    Book ID: 76968
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  • Mystery Writers of America Presents VENGEANCE. by [Anthology, signed] Child, Lee, editor. Brendan DuBois, signed; Michael Connelly, Dennis Lehane, Darrell James and Michelle Gagnon contributors.
    [Anthology, signed] Child, Lee, editor. Brendan DuBois, signed; Michael Connelly, Dennis Lehane, Darrell James and Michelle Gagnon contributors.
    Mystery Writers of America Presents VENGEANCE.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2013). SIGNED - An anthology collecting 21 stories from some of the top crime writers of today, all dealing with a different kind of justice - swift, effective and personal. SIGNED by Brendon DuBois at his story "The Final Ballot." Other contributors include Michael Connelly, Dennis Lehane, Alafair Burke, Karen Slaughter, Darrell James and Michelle Gagnon. Notes about the authors. 384 pp. ISBN: 978-0316176354.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63801
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  • Mystery Writers of America Presents VENGEANCE. by [Anthology, signed] Child, Lee, editor. Darrell James, Michelle Gagnon, Dennis Lehane and Brendan DuBois, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Child, Lee, editor. Darrell James, Michelle Gagnon, Dennis Lehane and Brendan DuBois, signed.
    Mystery Writers of America Presents VENGEANCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2012) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An anthology collecting 21 stories from some of the top crime writers of today, all dealing with a different kind of justice - swift, effective and personal. SIGNED by FIVE authors - by Lee Chld on the title page and by Michelle Gagnon, Brendan DuBois, Dennis Lehane and Darell James at their stories. Notes about the authors. 384 pp. ISBN: 9780316176347.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62037
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2011. by [Anthology,signed] Child, Lee, editor. Gar Anthony Haywood, signed.
    [Anthology,signed] Child, Lee, editor. Gar Anthony Haywood, signed.
    THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2011.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Boston: Mariner / Houghton Mifflin, 2010. SIGNED first edition - Among the contributors are Jay Brandon, Philip Margolin, Dennis Lehane, Jon Land, Kurt Vonnegut and more. SIGNED by TWO authors: by Lee Child on the title page and by Gar Anthony Haywood at his story "The First Rule Is..." Notes on the contributors and a list of other distinguished stories of 2009. xiv, 402 pp. ISBN: 0-618-32965X.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers (some curling to the edges of the covers) .

    Book ID: 64208
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  • FIRST THRILLS: High Octane Stories from the Hottest Thriller Authors. by [Anthology, signed] Child, Lee. editor, Kelli Stanley, John Lescroart, Rebecca Cantrell, and Gregg Hurwitz, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Child, Lee. editor, Kelli Stanley, John Lescroart, Rebecca Cantrell, and Gregg Hurwitz, signed.
    FIRST THRILLS: High Octane Stories from the Hottest Thriller Authors.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Forge / Tom Doherty Associates, (2010.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - A collection of 25 never-before-published stories, SIGNED by FOUR authors at their stories: by John Lescroart at 'The Gato Conundrum'; Rebecca Cantrell at 'On the Train; Gregg Hurwitz at "The Thief" and Kelli Stanley at 'Children's Day.' Also includes stories by Sean Michael Bailey, Lee Child, Stephen Coonts, Jeffery Deaver, J. T. Ellison, Alex Kava, CJ Lyons, Michael Palmer, Cynthia Robinson, Karin Slaughter, John Lutz, Ken Bruen, Wendy Corsi Staub and others. Afterword by Steve Berry. 367 pp. ISBN: 978-0765326485.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53946
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  • MURDER ON THE AISLE: 1987 Mystery Writers of America Anthology. by [Anthology, signed] Clark, Mary Higgins, editor (Stanley Ellin, Joyce Harrington, William F. Nolan, and others, contributors.)
    [Anthology, signed] Clark, Mary Higgins, editor (Stanley Ellin, Joyce Harrington, William F. Nolan, and others, contributors.)
    MURDER ON THE AISLE: 1987 Mystery Writers of America Anthology.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1987.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Anthology edited and with an introduction by Mary Higgins Clark. In addition to the writers mentioned above, this includes stories by Lawrence Treat, Ron Goulart, Henry Slesar and others. SIGNED by TWO authors: by Clark on the title page and by William Nolan at his story 'Saturday's Shadow' with the comment "My favorite story!" . 214 pp. ISBN: 0-671-634666.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (appears unread, but with a remainder mark.)

    Book ID: 29167
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2011. by [Anthology,signed] Coban, Harlan, editor. Otto Penzler, David Corbett, Brendan DuBois , S, J. Rozan and Max Allan Collins, signed.
    [Anthology,signed] Coban, Harlan, editor. Otto Penzler, David Corbett, Brendan DuBois , S, J. Rozan and Max Allan Collins, signed.
    THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2011.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Boston: Mariner / Houghton Mifflin, 2011. SIGNED first edition - Among the contributors are Lawrence Block, Tom Franklin, Loren D. Estleman and more. SIGNED by FIVE authors: by Otto Penzler, series editor, on the title page with the comment 'These really are the best!." and by 4 authors at their stories - David Corbett, Brendan Du Bois , S, J. Rozan and Max Allan Collins, Notes on the contributors and a list of other distinguished stories of 2010. xv, 412 pp. ISBN: 0-618-32965X.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (remainder line, date on last blank page) .

    Book ID: 64010
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2003. by [Anthology, signed] Connelly, Michael, editor. Otto Penzler, series editor and Brendan DuBois, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Connelly, Michael, editor. Otto Penzler, series editor and Brendan DuBois, signed.
    THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2003.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003. SIGNED first edition - The seventh in this series of mystery anthologies includes a Prohibition-era tale of a scorned lover's revenge, a Sherlock Holmes-inspired mystery solved by an actor playing the famous detective onstage, stories of a woman's near-fatal search for self-discovery, a bar owner's gutsy attempt to outwit the mob, and a showdown between double-crossing detectives, and a tale of murder by psychology. SIGNED by TWO contributors: by Otto Penzler, series editor, on the title page and by Brendan DuBois at his story "Richard's Children." Among the other contributors are Elmore Leonard, Walter Mosley, James Crumley, Joyce Carol Oates, George Pelecanos, Scott Phillips, Daniel Stashower, Hanna Tinti, Monica Wood and more. Notes on the…

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    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003. SIGNED first edition - The seventh in this series of mystery anthologies includes a Prohibition-era tale of a scorned lover's revenge, a Sherlock Holmes-inspired mystery solved by an actor playing the famous detective onstage, stories of a woman's near-fatal search for self-discovery, a bar owner's gutsy attempt to outwit the mob, and a showdown between double-crossing detectives, and a tale of murder by psychology. SIGNED by TWO contributors: by Otto Penzler, series editor, on the title page and by Brendan DuBois at his story "Richard's Children." Among the other contributors are Elmore Leonard, Walter Mosley, James Crumley, Joyce Carol Oates, George Pelecanos, Scott Phillips, Daniel Stashower, Hanna Tinti, Monica Wood and more. Notes on the contributors and a list of other distinguished stories of 2002. xv, 328 pp. ISBN: 0-618-32965X.

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    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77322
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  • [Anthology, signed] Connelly, Michael, editor. Walter Mosley, signed.
    THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2003.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003. SIGNED first edition - The seventh in this series of mystery anthologies includes a Prohibition-era tale of a scorned lover's revenge, a Sherlock Holmes-inspired mystery solved by an actor playing the famous detective onstage, stories of a woman's near-fatal search for self-discovery, a bar owner's gutsy attempt to outwit the mob, and a showdown between double-crossing detectives, and a tale of murder by psychology. SIGNED by Walter Mosley at his story "Lavender." Other contributors include Elmore Leonard, James Crumley, Joyce Carol Oates, George Pelecanos, Scott Phillips, Brendan DuBois, Daniel Stashower, Hanna Tinti, Monica Wood and more. Otto Penzler, series editor. Notes on the contributors and a list of other distinguished stories of 2002. xv, 328 pp. ISBN: 0-618-32965X.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76496
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  • HARDBOILED: Tough, Explicit and Uncompromising Crime Fiction. by [Anthology, signed] Coupe, Stuart and Julie Ogden, editors. Joe Lansdale, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Coupe, Stuart and Julie Ogden, editors. Joe Lansdale, signed.
    HARDBOILED: Tough, Explicit and Uncompromising Crime Fiction.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Sydney, Australia: Allen & Unwin, (1992). SIGNED first edition - "Featuring the best of American crime writing." Collects stories by Chet Williamson, Lawrence Block, Charles de Lint, Julie Smith, Joe R Lansdale, Andrew Vachss, Joyce Harrington, Neal Barrett Jr, Michael A Black, Wayne D Dundee, Rose Dawn Bradford, James Colbert, Gary Lovisi & Joel A Dvoskin. SIGNED twice by Lansdale - on the table of contents and again at his Bram Stoker award winning story "Night They Missed the Horror Show." Each story is preceded by a photograph of the writer and a short biography. xii, 212 pp. ISBN: 1-863732217.

    Condition: Very good overall - rather severe toning to pages, especially at the margins and inside the covers, but no creasing.

    Book ID: 71878
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  • THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2012. by [Anthology,signed] Crais, Robert, editor. T. Jefferson Parker and Peter Beagle, signed.
    [Anthology,signed] Crais, Robert, editor. T. Jefferson Parker and Peter Beagle, signed.
    THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2012.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Boston: Mariner / Houghton Mifflin, 2012. SIGNED first edition - Among the contributors are Peter Beagle, Mary Gaitskill, Thomas McGuane, Charles Todd, Kristine Katherine Rusch, Daniel Woodrell and more. SIGNED by TWO authors at their stories: T. Jefferson Parker at "Vic Primeval" and Peter Beagle at "The Bridge Partner." Otto Penzler, series editor. Notes on the contributors and a list of other distinguished stories of 2011. xiv, 397 pp. ISBN: 0-618-32965X.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63039
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  • THRILLER 2. by [Anthology, signed] Cussler, Clive, editor. R. L Stine, Ridley Pearson and Simon Wood, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Cussler, Clive, editor. R. L Stine, Ridley Pearson and Simon Wood, signed.
    THRILLER 2.

    Edition: First printing.

    Ontario, Canada: Mira, (2009). dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of twenty-three original stories by the most critically acclaimed contemporary authors in this genre, all members of International Thriller Writers Inc. SIGNED by THREE authors at their stories: R. L. Stine, Ridley Pearson and Simon Wood.. Contributors include Jeffrey Deaver, Robert Ferrigno, Lisa Jackson, Jon Land, Philip Margolin, Ridley Pearson, Marcus Sakey and others. Introduction by Clive Cussler, plus a brief introduction to each story, biographical notes on the authors. 506 pp. ISBN: 9780778327233.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (appears unread, but with a remainder line)

    Book ID: 59058
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