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  • AN ABSENCE OF ANGELS. by Bolitho, Janie.
    Bolitho, Janie.
    AN ABSENCE OF ANGELS.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Constable & Co., Ltd. (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's seventh novel featuring Detective Chief Inspector Ian Roper. set in a small town in Cornwall. Even though an arrest has been made for the murder of a woman in her kitchen, and the case is officially closed, it continues to bother Roper and he is given the go-ahead to search for her missing daughter. 170 pp. Dust jacket art by Terry Pastor. ISBN: 0-094773505.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (light toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 74026
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  • KILLED IN CORNWALL. by Bolitho, Janie.
    Bolitho, Janie.
    KILLED IN CORNWALL.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Allison & Busby, (2002) dj. Hardcover first edition - The sixth suspense novel featuring Rose Trevalyn, a widow making her living in Cornwall as a photographer and artist, and Detective Inspector Jack Pearce. 201 pp. ISBN: 0-749005084.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74401
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  • SNAPPED IN CORNWALL. by Bolitho, Janie (Dust jacket art by Terry Pastor).
    Bolitho, Janie (Dust jacket art by Terry Pastor).
    SNAPPED IN CORNWALL.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Constable & Co., Ltd. (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's seventh book, but the first in a new series featuring Rose Trevalyn, a widow making her living in Cornwall as a photographer and artist. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. 167 pp. Dust jacket art by Terry Pastor and SIGNED on the front flap of the dj by Pastor ((an award-winning illustrator, Pastor is perhaps best known for his iconic album covers for David Bowie.). ISBN: 0-094768803.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66249
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  • AN APPLE A DAY. by Brinton, Henry.
    Brinton, Henry.
    AN APPLE A DAY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Ives Washburn, 1959. dj. Hardcover first edition - Murder at a family reunion on a small island off the coast of Cornwall, as narrated by a doctor who is married to one of the daughters in the family. 223 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68802
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  • WYCLIFFE AND THE DUNES MYSTERY. by Burley, W. J.
    Burley, W. J.
    WYCLIFFE AND THE DUNES MYSTERY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in Cornwall, the 19th feauturing Detective Superintendent Wycliffe - "Cochran Wilder disappeared 15 years ago while on a walking holiday in Cornwall. . . . Now his body has been found buried in the dunes and it is clear that he was murdered." 191 pp. ISBN: 0-312-111002.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (very short tear to upper edge of dj)

    Book ID: 69069
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  • WHEEL OF FORTUNE. by Campbell, Karen.
    Campbell, Karen.
    WHEEL OF FORTUNE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1973) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's third novel: a young woman comes to Cornwall on vacation but instead of the peace she remembers, she encounters laboratories surrounded by high walls, helicopters patroling and an air of tension among the people. A Black Bat Mystery. 181 pp. ISBN: 0-672518686.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 66806
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  • DEATH UNDERTOW. by Casley, Dennis.
    Casley, Dennis.
    DEATH UNDERTOW.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second mystery featuring Chief Inspector James Odhiambo of Kenya, who finds himself investigating a murder on the Cornish coast of England where he was attending a seminar. 199 pp. ISBN: 0-312-136439.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63069
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  • DAPHNE DU MAURIER: The Secret Llife of the Renowned Storyteller. by [du Maurier, Daphne] Forster, Margaret.
    [du Maurier, Daphne] Forster, Margaret.
    DAPHNE DU MAURIER: The Secret Llife of the Renowned Storyteller.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Doubleday, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Meticulously researched" biography of the writer of 'Rebecca', 'Frenchman's Creek,' 'Jamaica Inn' and many other novels and biographies. Photographs on glossy paper. Afterword, notes, appendix, index. xviii, 457 pp. ISBN: 0-385420684.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (Slight spine slant.)

    Book ID: 54441
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  • THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW: A Cornish Mystery. by Dunn, Carola.
    Dunn, Carola.
    THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW: A Cornish Mystery.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2012) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Mystery set in a small town in Cornwall and feauturing Evelyn Trewynn. SIGNED on the title page. 309 pp. ISBN: 9780312600679.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62274
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  • THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW: A Cornish Mystery. by Dunn, Carola.
    Dunn, Carola.
    THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW: A Cornish Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2012) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery set in a small town in Cornwall and feauturing Evelyn Trewynn. SIGNED on the title page. 309 pp. ISBN: 9780312600679.

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

    Book ID: 63671
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  • CARELESS IN RED. by George, Elizabeth.
    George, Elizabeth.
    CARELESS IN RED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Thomas Lynley - Barbara Havers mystery, detailed, complex and set against the changing face of Cornwall in southern England. From the dj: "After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking the bleak and rugged coastline. But no matter how far he walks, no matter how exhausting his days, the painful memories of Helen's death do not diminish. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man who appears to have fallen to his death. The closest town, better known for its…

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    New York: Harper Collins, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Thomas Lynley - Barbara Havers mystery, detailed, complex and set against the changing face of Cornwall in southern England. From the dj: "After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking the bleak and rugged coastline. But no matter how far he walks, no matter how exhausting his days, the painful memories of Helen's death do not diminish. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man who appears to have fallen to his death. The closest town, better known for its tourists and its surfing than its intrigue, seems an unlikely place for murder." SIGNED on the title page. 623 pp. ISBN: 0-06-1160873.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52469
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  • CARELESS IN RED. by George, Elizabeth.
    George, Elizabeth.
    CARELESS IN RED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Thomas Lynley - Barbara Havers mystery, detailed, complex and set against the changing face of Cornwall in southern England. From the dj: "After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking the bleak and rugged coastline. But no matter how far he walks, no matter how exhausting his days, the painful memories of Helen's death do not diminish. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man who appears to have fallen to his death. The closest town, better known for its…

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    New York: Harper Collins, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Thomas Lynley - Barbara Havers mystery, detailed, complex and set against the changing face of Cornwall in southern England. From the dj: "After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking the bleak and rugged coastline. But no matter how far he walks, no matter how exhausting his days, the painful memories of Helen's death do not diminish. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man who appears to have fallen to his death. The closest town, better known for its tourists and its surfing than its intrigue, seems an unlikely place for murder." 623 pp. ISBN: 0-06-1160873.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62723
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  • CARELESS IN RED. by George, Elizabeth.
    George, Elizabeth.
    CARELESS IN RED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Thomas Lynley - Barbara Havers mystery, detailed, complex and set against the changing face of Cornwall in southern England. From the dj: "After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking the bleak and rugged coastline. But no matter how far he walks, no matter how exhausting his days, the painful memories of Helen's death do not diminish. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man who appears to have fallen to his death. The closest town, better known for its…

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    New York: Harper Collins, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Thomas Lynley - Barbara Havers mystery, detailed, complex and set against the changing face of Cornwall in southern England. From the dj: "After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking the bleak and rugged coastline. But no matter how far he walks, no matter how exhausting his days, the painful memories of Helen's death do not diminish. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man who appears to have fallen to his death. The closest town, better known for its tourists and its surfing than its intrigue, seems an unlikely place for murder."SIGNED on the title page. 623 pp. ISBN: 0-06-1160873.

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    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. (some crinkling to upper edge of dj.)

    Book ID: 47878
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  • ELLEN BRAY. by Julian, Jane.
    Julian, Jane.
    ELLEN BRAY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1986.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, a story of romance and of the hardships involved in mining in 19th century Cornwall. 296 pp. Dustjacket art by Honi Werner. ISBN: 0-68806471X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 38979
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  • RACING THE DEVIL: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery. by Todd, Charles.
    Todd, Charles.
    RACING THE DEVIL: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2017) dj. Hardcover first edition - An Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery, set in 1920 along the Sussex coast, in an England still recovering from the Great War - a light-hearted promise to race to Nice made by several officers the night before a big battle leads to death years later. A highly recommended series of historical mysteries. ("Charles Todd" is actually the mother/son writing team of Caroline and Charles Todd.) 341 pp. ISBN: 978-0062386212.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 78612
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  • NO SHRED OF EVIDENCE: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery. by Todd, Charles.
    Todd, Charles.
    NO SHRED OF EVIDENCE: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2016) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery, set in 1920 in Cornwell, in an England still recovering from the Great War. A highly recommended series of historical mysteries.SIGNED by both authors on the title page. ("Charles Todd" is actually the mother/son writing team of Caroline and Charles Todd.) 341 pp. ISBN: 978-0062386182.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (address label and words 'please return' on front endpaper).

    Book ID: 77429
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  • NO SHRED OF EVIDENCE: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery. by Todd, Charles.
    Todd, Charles.
    NO SHRED OF EVIDENCE: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2016) dj. Hardcover first edition - An Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery, set in 1920 in Cornwell, in an England still recovering from the Great War. A highly recommended series of historical mysteries. ("Charles Todd" is actually the mother/son writing team of Caroline and Charles Todd.) 341 pp. ISBN: 978-0062386182.

    Condition: Very good in a fine dustjacket (book slightly "overopened before title page, spot on bottom edge of textblock).

    Book ID: 78145
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  • NO SHRED OF EVIDENCE: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery. by Todd, Charles.
    Todd, Charles.
    NO SHRED OF EVIDENCE: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2016) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An Inspector Ian Rutledge mystery, set in 1920 in Cornwell, in an England still recovering from the Great War. A highly recommended series of historical mysteries.SIGNED by both authors on the title page. ("Charles Todd" is actually the mother/son writing team of Caroline and Charles Todd.) 341 pp. ISBN: 978-0062386182.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 72144
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