- Keyword = Romance & romantic suspense
THE HAUNTED PORTRAIT.
Edition: First printing.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1976. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel written using this pseudonym by the author best known for the Phenwick Women series. Set in the Berkshires, this the story of a young heiress who sets out to restore a long unoccupied but once oppulent mansion where a double murder had occurred more than a century before. 188 pp. ISBN: 0-385113633.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (faint remainder spray bottom edge)Book ID: 84109More details Price: $17.50
Edition: Paperback original - first printing.
Palm Beach, FL: Medallion Press, (2004). First edition - Since the day beautiful socialite Afia St. John was born - on Friday the 13th - her life has been plagued with bad luck. 309 pp. ISBN: 0-974363944.
Condition: Fine.Book ID: 82724More details Price: $8.50
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
New York: Pocket Books, (1992). First edition - A novel set in the 1990s in New York City, but one which reaches into the past - "It was her father's dying wish that Samantha Elliot search for her grandmother, who'd disappeared from Louisville when she was a baby. So here she was in New York City...her parents dead, her divorce final, and she was all alone.... Michael Taggert was SamanthaÕs landlord who helps her unravel her grandmotherÕs past - and the dangerous truth about a fateful spring night in 1928 and a seductive jazz singer." 380 pp.
Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. An uncommon advance issue.Book ID: 87549More details Price: $18.00
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Putnam, (1974) dj. Hardcover first edition - When her father, a noted Romanian inventor disappears in a mid-Atlantic plane crash right after World War II, 17 year old Jenny finds herself isolated in her adopted country, until a new sales director at her father's firm appears to offer her security and support. Her marriage is instead 10 years of abuse which drives her to doubt her own sanity. When her husband and his mistress are killed in an automobile accident, an investigation begins into whether or not he was a traitor to his country - and could she have been unaware of that? 444 pp. ISBN: 0-399112553.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (bookplate, ink name and date on title page, some overall light edgewear to dj.)Book ID: 83599
THE DUCHESS OF FIFTH AVENUE.
Edition: Book club edition.
New York: Berkley, (2006). Hardcover - In 1885, a young Irish girl boards a ship to New York City where she finds a job as a maid in a wealthy family but never forgets her goal to save enough money to bring over her friend Siobhan and her son Colin. When tragedy strikes she has to transform herself into a lady - and so she engages a confidence man to teach her what she needs to know. 310 pp plus 2 pp ads. ISBN: 0-739463365.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.Book ID: 87435
THREE GOTHIC NOVELS: Ring of Fear, The Mark of Merlin, The Kilternan Legacy
Edition: First edition.
Underwood-Miller Books, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes three complete contemporary romantic mystery novels, originally issued as paperback originals in the 1970s, and now long out of print, by the author of the Pern and Dragonriders series, and each told by a young, adventurous woman. THE MARK OF MERLIN haunts a young girl in a windswept New England house, THE KILTERNAN LEGACY is set om an Irish estate fraught with danger and intrigue, and RING OF FEAR traps a woman between a dangerous suitor and an unseen killer,. ISBN: 0-887330657.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy, still in the original shrinkwrap.)Book ID: 84444More details Price: $115.00
Edition: First printing.
New York: Lenox Hill Press, 1972. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the San Juan Islands, off the coast of Washington, where a young schoolteacher has taken a job as governess to the young son of a doctor who runs an school for disturbed children. The author's first book under her own name, preceded by two Gothic novels written under the pseudonym of Andrea Delmonico. 192 pp.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.Book ID: 85313
THE AMAZING INTERLUDE
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, n.d, 1918. Hardcover - A novel of romantic suspense set during World War I. Originally published in 1918. This copy has a gift inscription dated 1927. Frontispiece. Original store price sticker (68 cents) still on rear pastedown.
Condition: Very good in gray cloth covered boards, with a blue design, black lettering.Book ID: 5202More details Price: $15.00
THE AMAZING INTERLUDE.
Edition: Early printing.
New York: George H. Doran, (1918). Hardcover - A novel of romantic suspense set during World War I. Frontispiece and three glossy internal plates by the Kinneys. 317 pp.
Condition: Good in beige cloth covered boards, with a blue design, black lettering (previous owner's name dated 1922,wear to the ends of the spine and the corners)Book ID: 86520More details Price: $17.50
CHASING THE COMET.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Walker, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - An historical novel of romantic suspense set in 1910 as Haley's Comet is nearing the earth, at the beginning of the age of flight. 212 pp. ISBN: 0-802709362.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.Book ID: 83689More details Price: $15.00