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  • THE HEARSE YOU CAME IN ON. by Cockey, Tim.
    Cockey, Tim.
    THE HEARSE YOU CAME IN ON.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Hyperion, (2000.) dj. Hardcover - Author's first novel, and the first Hitchcock Sewell mystery, featuring Baltimore's most eligible undertaker. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-65709.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed tear to dj.)

    Book ID: 50486
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  • THE HEARSE YOU CAME IN ON. by Cockey, Tim.
    Cockey, Tim.
    THE HEARSE YOU CAME IN ON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, and the first Hitchcock Sewell mystery, featuring Baltimore's most eligible undertaker. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-65709.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46103
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  • Crow, Michael.
    THE BITE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second thriller featuring Baltimore County narcotics cop Luther Ewing, an edgy, half-black, half Vietnamese, ex special forces soldier. Violent and stereotyped, this is still exciting reading - one reviewer described the first book in the series as a 'devil's bargain, trading in every shred of social conscience for raw,breathless pulp momentum.' The identity of the writer behind this pseudonym has attracted much speculation, with some suggesting it might be Wiliam Vollmann (the publisher describes the author as a prizewinning, critically acclaimed literary writer.) However, if 'Crow' was not deliberately being misleading, in one interview he said he published his first novel in 1995, which eliminates Vollmann - not…

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    New York: Viking, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second thriller featuring Baltimore County narcotics cop Luther Ewing, an edgy, half-black, half Vietnamese, ex special forces soldier. Violent and stereotyped, this is still exciting reading - one reviewer described the first book in the series as a 'devil's bargain, trading in every shred of social conscience for raw,breathless pulp momentum.' The identity of the writer behind this pseudonym has attracted much speculation, with some suggesting it might be Wiliam Vollmann (the publisher describes the author as a prizewinning, critically acclaimed literary writer.) However, if 'Crow' was not deliberately being misleading, in one interview he said he published his first novel in 1995, which eliminates Vollmann - not to mention the fact that even Vollmann's earlier semi-legible signatures bear no resemblence to the signature in this book. ISBN: 0-670-032220.

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    Condition: SIGNED on the half-title page by the author. Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a new, unread copy.)

    Book ID: 27932
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  • AUNT FLOSSIE'S HATS (AND CRAB CAKES LATER.) by Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald; Illustrated by James Ransome.
    Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald; Illustrated by James Ransome.
    AUNT FLOSSIE'S HATS (AND CRAB CAKES LATER.)

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Clarion Books, (1991.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Great Aunt Flossie's collection of hats trigger memories and stories of life in Baltimore in the past, Illustrated with full color paintings by James Ransome, who SIGNED and dated the half title page and added a drawing of a hat and the words "Best wishes - Keep reading!" . Large format. 31 pp. ISBN: 0-395-546826.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 51620
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  • NO GOOD DEEDS. by Lippman, Laura.
    Lippman, Laura.
    NO GOOD DEEDS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the award-winning mystery series featuring former reporter turned private investigator Tess Monaghan, set in Baltimore, Maryland. Author's note. A "limited and signed first editon specially bound by the publisher and SIGNED on that preliminary page. 343 pp. ISBN: 978-0060570729.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77203
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  • Lippman, Laura.
    IN A STRANGE CITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Sixth in the award-winning mystery series featuring former reporter turned private investigator Tess Monaghan, set in Baltimore, Maryland, and revolving around a mysterious figure who places roses and cognac on Edgar Allan Poe's grave each year on the anniversary of his birthday. SIGNED on the title page. 310 pp. ISBN: 0-380-978180.

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

    Book ID: 77204
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  • THE SUGAR HOUSE. by Lippman, Laura.
    Lippman, Laura.
    THE SUGAR HOUSE.

    Edition: Full-size book club edition.

    New York: Morrow, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fifth in the award-winning mystery series featuring former reporter turned private investigator Tess Monaghan, set in Baltimore, Maryland. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-380-978172.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50426
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  • ANOTHER THING TO FALL. by Lippman, Laura.
    Lippman, Laura.
    ANOTHER THING TO FALL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - One of the award-winning mystery series featuring former reporter turned private investigator Tess Monaghan, set in Baltimore, Maryland. Author's note. SIGNED on the title page. 325 pp. ISBN: 9780061128875.

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

    Book ID: 69758
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  • THE SUGAR HOUSE. by Lippman, Laura.
    Lippman, Laura.
    THE SUGAR HOUSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fifth in the award-winning mystery series featuring former reporter turned private investigator Tess Monaghan, set in Baltimore, Maryland. Winner of the Nero Award. SIGNED on the title page. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-380-978172.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. (remainder line)

    Book ID: 39467
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  • NO GOOD DEEDS. by Lippman, Laura.
    Lippman, Laura.
    NO GOOD DEEDS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the award-winning mystery series featuring former reporter turned private investigator Tess Monaghan, set in Baltimore, Maryland. Author's note. SIGNED on the title page. 343 pp. ISBN: 978-0060570729.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70799
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  • ANOTHER THING TO FALL. by Lippman, Laura.
    Lippman, Laura.
    ANOTHER THING TO FALL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - One of the award-winning mystery series featuring former reporter turned private investigator Tess Monaghan, set in Baltimore, Maryland. Author's note. 325 pp. ISBN: 9780061128875.

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

    Book ID: 50228
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  • TO THE POWER OF THREE. by Lippman, Laura.
    Lippman, Laura.
    TO THE POWER OF THREE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2005.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A stand-alone suspense novel, set in an affluent Baltimore suburb where one girl brings a gun to her high school. SIGNED on the title page. 434 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0506725.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket. (some splattering to the top edge of the textblock.)

    Book ID: 43907
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  • IN A STRANGE CITY. by Lippman, Laura.
    Lippman, Laura.
    IN A STRANGE CITY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Sixth in the award-winning mystery series featuring former reporter turned private investigator Tess Monaghan, set in Baltimore, Maryland, and revolving around a mysterious figure who places roses and cognac on Edgar Allan Poe's grave each year on the anniversary of his birthday. SIGNED on the title page. 310 pp. ISBN: 0-380-978180.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 39673
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  • EVERY SECRET THING. by Lippman, Laura.
    Lippman, Laura.
    EVERY SECRET THING.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow, (2003.). SIGNED first edition - Mystery introducing new homicide detective Nancy Porter, set in Baltimore, Maryland - Lippman's first stand-alone novel. Winner of the Anthony Award. SIGNED on the title page. 388 pp. Cover praise from George Pelecanos and Harlan Coben.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 39708
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  • THE POE SHADOW. by Pearl, Matthew.
    Pearl, Matthew.
    THE POE SHADOW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2006) dj. Hardcover first edition - His second book, both literary history - regarding the death of Edgar Allan Poe - and an absorbing mystery. Historical note. 367 pp. ISBN: 1400061032.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57289
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  • THE POE SHADOW. by Pearl, Matthew.
    Pearl, Matthew.
    THE POE SHADOW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2006) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His second book, both literary history - regarding the death of Edgar Allan Poe - and an absorbing mystery. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Historical note. 367 pp. ISBN: 1400061032.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65535
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  • GRACE AFTER MIDNIGHT: A Memoir. by Pearson, Felicia "Snoop" with David Ritz.
    Pearson, Felicia "Snoop" with David Ritz.
    GRACE AFTER MIDNIGHT: A Memoir.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2007). First edition - Felicia Pearson, star of the acclaimed TV series The Wire, reveals her incredible life story, one that dramatically parallels her tv character -born a crack baby and raised in a foster home, she thrived as a baby gangsta until she wound in prison for killing a woman in self-defense, and decided to turn her life around when her mentor was murdered. 233 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 66277
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