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  • IRON SHADOWS. by Barnes, Steven.
    Barnes, Steven.
    IRON SHADOWS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A thriller about a charismatic cult with a dark underside, SIGNED on the title page. 383 pp. ISBN: 0-312-85708x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56935
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  • THE GREAT DAYS. by Brown, Eli.
    Brown, Eli.
    THE GREAT DAYS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Albany, CA Boaz Publishing (2008). SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, set in the Arizona desert where "a spiritual community . . . prepares for the great days, a period of enlightenment, to arrive. When Papa, the cult leader, takes a ten-year-old girl, Melody, as his fifth and final wife, some followers resist." INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 281 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. Author's business card laid in.

    Book ID: 60756
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  • THE SLEEPING DOLL. by Deaver, Jeffery.
    Deaver, Jeffery.
    THE SLEEPING DOLL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2007) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first thriller featuring Kathryn Dance, a kinesics expert with the California Bureau of Investigation, set in the Monterey area. SIGNED on the title page. 428 pp. ISBN: 9780-743260947.

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

    Book ID: 62285
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  • THE DANCE OF SHIVA. by Deverell. William.
    Deverell. William.
    THE DANCE OF SHIVA.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, (1984.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's fourth thriller. A young attorney in Vancouver is asked to assist in the defence of Shiva Ram Acharaya, the leader of a cult who has been accused of the mass slaughter of his followers on a small island off the coast of British Columbia. 451 pp plus 2 pp on The Legend of Tandiva. ISBN: 0-77102665X.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. (a bit of rubbing and wear to the dj at the folds)

    Book ID: 77518
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  • DARK SPECTRE. by Dibdin, Michael.
    Dibdin, Michael.
    DARK SPECTRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Faber & Faber, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A change of pace for Dibdin, a thriller set in America, involving serial killers who are members of an obscure cult in the Pacific Northwest, dedicated to the study of the poetry of William Blake. SIGNED by Dibdin on the title page. 341 pp. ISBN: 0-571175236.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (some toning to the pages, as is common with UK editions.)

    Book ID: 71323
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  • THE DEVIL'S COUNTRY. by Hunsicker, Harry.
    Hunsicker, Harry.
    THE DEVIL'S COUNTRY.

    Edition: Trade paperback original (no indication of printing)

    Seattle: Thomas & Mercer, (2017). SIGNED - Thriller featuring former Texas Ranger Arlo Baines. He didn't come to the tiny West Texas town of Piedra Springs to cause trouble. After his wife and children were murdered, Arlo just wants to be left alone, taking one bus trip to a small town after another, reading his books to forget. But when a woman attempting to flee a violent cult is found murdered and her two children are missing, he finds himself involved. SIGNED on the title page. 294 pp. ISBN: 978-1503941908.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 77432
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  • THE PROGRAM. by Hurwitz, Gregg..
    Hurwitz, Gregg..
    THE PROGRAM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His fifth thriller, features U.S. Marshall Tim Rackley,who is tasked with retrieving the daughter of a Hollywood producer from a mind-control cult, SIGNED on the title page. 311 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0530405.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63966
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  • THE PROGRAM. by Hurwitz, Gregg..
    Hurwitz, Gregg..
    THE PROGRAM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His fifth thriller, features U.S. Marshall Tim Rackley,who is tasked with retrieving the daughter of a Hollywood producer from a mind-control cult, SIGNED on the title page. 311 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0530405.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (slight spine slant, some soiling to edge of text block, creasing to bottom edge of dj)

    Book ID: 62506
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  • A DARKER PLACE. by King, Laurie.
    King, Laurie.
    A DARKER PLACE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - King's first 'stand-alone book', the story of a woman who lost her husband and child to a cult mass-suicide and has spent the years since in penetrating cults and trying to prevent more such tragedies. SIGNED on the title page. 384 pp. ISBN: 0-553-107119.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59742
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  • King, Laurie.
    A DARKER PLACE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, 1999. SIGNED first edition - King's first 'stand-alone book', the story of a woman who lost her husband and child to a cult mass-suicide and has spent the years since in penetrating cults and trying to prevent more such tragedies. SIGNED on the title page.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 19385
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  • A DARKER PLACE. by King, Laurie.
    King, Laurie.
    A DARKER PLACE.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1999.) dj. Hardcover - King's first 'stand-alone book', the story of a woman who lost her husband and child to a cult mass-suicide and has spent the years since in penetrating cults and trying to prevent more such tragedies. 384 pp. ISBN: 0-553-107119.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (prev owner's name crossed out on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 63962
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  • A DARKER PLACE. by King, Laurie.
    King, Laurie.
    A DARKER PLACE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, 1999. SIGNED first edition - King's first 'stand-alone book', the story of a woman who lost her husband and child to a cult mass-suicide and has spent the years since in penetrating cults and trying to prevent more such tragedies. SIGNED on the title page. 384 pp.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 61066
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  • A DARKER PLACE. by King, Laurie.
    King, Laurie.
    A DARKER PLACE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - King's first 'stand-alone book', the story of a woman who lost her husband and child to a cult mass-suicide and has spent the years since in penetrating cults and trying to prevent more such tragedies. SIGNED on the title page. 384 pp. ISBN: 0-553-107119.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (corners slightly bumped.)

    Book ID: 52004
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  • TEN OF SWORDS. by Levitt, J. R.
    Levitt, J. R.
    TEN OF SWORDS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second mystery featuring Utah private eye Jason Coulter, a former homicide detective. Set in Salt Lake City. The author is himself a former police officer now living in a ski resort town in Utah. 185 pp. ISBN: 0-31205386X.

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

    Book ID: 66648
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  • Naipaul, Shiva
    JOURNEY TO NOWHERE: A New World Tragedy.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1981. dj. Hardcover first edition - Thought provoking book inspired by the mass suicides at Jonestown in Guyana and a serious look at the forces which were influential in the creation of the People's Temple, Shiva Naipual, the brother of Nobel prize winning author V.S. Naipaul and an award winning writer also, was born in Trinidad. Index. 336 pp. Originally published in Great Britain under the title 'Black and White.'. ISBN: 0-671-424718.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (slight spine slant, prev owner's name, price-clipped dj.)

    Book ID: 26975
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  • Ray, David.
    THE ENDLESS SEARCH: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    Brooklyn, NY: Soft Skull Press, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A look at his harrowing childhood in Oklahoma in the 1930's, the abuse he suffered at the hands of a guardian, and his search for the father who abandoned him, for a home, for love and approval, by an award-winning poet and editor. SIGNED on the title page. Photographs. 303 pp. ISBN: 1-887128-522.

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

    Book ID: 30295
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  • THE MARRIAGE PACT. by Richmond, Michelle.
    Richmond, Michelle.
    THE MARRIAGE PACT.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Bantam, (2017). SIGNED first edition - A gripping thriller - one which starts with an unusual wedding gift: an invitation to join Pact, an exclusive and secretive organization dedicated to making marriages succeed. At first the rules seem simple: always take a call from your spouse, exchange thoughtful gifts monthly, plan trips together, and never mention the Pact. But then one of them breaks a rule and discovers that The Pact will go to any length to ensure each couple meets the terms of their contracts; and that no infractions, no matter how minor, are unpunished. SIGNED on the second half title page and dated in April 2017, before publication. 418 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 70360
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  • GOD IS A BULLET. by Teran, Boston.
    Teran, Boston.
    GOD IS A BULLET.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first novel, nominated for the Edgar and winner of the John Creasey Award for Best First Mystery Novel. "The feral wasteland of the southern California desert and the badlands of Mexico: these are the settings for Boston Teran's searing debut novel - a dark, wrenching thriller about personal conviction, retribution, and survival." An uncommon love story which grows out of the collaboration between a cop trying to get back his kidnapped 14 year-old daughter and an ex-cult member, just "getting off the junkie trail." 306 pp. ISBN: 0-375-401881.

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

    Book ID: 42520
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  • GOD IS A BULLET. by Teran, Boston.
    Teran, Boston.
    GOD IS A BULLET.

    Edition: Full size book club edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. dj. Hardcover - Author's first novel, nominated for the Edgar and winner of the John Creasey Award for Best First Mystery Novel. "The feral wasteland of the southern California desert and the badlands of Mexico: these are the settings for Boston Teran's searing debut novel - a dark, wrenching thriller about personal conviction, retribution, and survival." An uncommon love story which grows out of the collaboration between a cop trying to get back his kidnapped 14 year-old daughter and an ex-cult member, just "getting off the junkie trail." 306 pp. ISBN: 0-375-401881.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72816
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