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  • MOTOWN UNDERGROUND. by Allyn, Doug.
    Allyn, Doug.
    MOTOWN UNDERGROUND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second novel in this interesting series by this Edgar award winning writer featuring Detroit cop Lupe Garcia. Kirkus Reviews called this a "carnage caper - heavy on sex, ammo, showdowns, and car chases." SIGNED and dated opposite the title page. 233 pp. ISBN: 0-312088515.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82083
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  • THE CHEERIO KILLINGS. by Allyn, Doug.
    Allyn, Doug.
    THE CHEERIO KILLINGS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1989) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel (although he had already won several awards for his short stories) introducing Hispanic homicide detective Lupe Garcia. Set in Detroit's music world, one Allyn knows well as a co-leader for a Midwest rock group. SIGNED on the title page. Laid in is a brief typed, signed letter to collector Larry Owens. 252 pp. ISBN: 0-312033028.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82087
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  • THE VANISHING MOON. by Coulson, Joseph.
    Coulson, Joseph.
    THE VANISHING MOON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Archipelago, (2004) dj. Hardcover first edition - Award-winning poet's first novel - an insightful look at the American working-class and the strength and strain of family bonds. "Set in Cleveland and Detroit, the novel chronicles two generations of the Tollman family, opening at the start of the Great Depression and moving forward through five decades to the Vietnam War." 330 pp. ISBN: 0-972869204.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 76417
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  • SILENT THUNDER. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    SILENT THUNDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An Amos Walker mystery, set in Detroit. SIGNED and dated on the title page. ISBN: 0-395-410754.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket. (some toning to the dj flaps)

    Book ID: 79086
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  • DOWNRIVER. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    DOWNRIVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - An Amos Walker mystery, set in Detroit and Michigan's Upper Peninsula. 210 pp. ISBN: 0-395-410738.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 47675
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  • STRESS. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    STRESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fifth novel in his Detroit series, set in Motown in the early 1970s when it has earned the reputation of the Murder Capitol of America - a city where a police crackdown squad (STRESS) had been formed, but the result was more dead young Black men, and a Black community outraged and aggrieved. Although set 50 years ago, the problems this deals with are still occuring today. In his afterword Estleman notes that one of Coleman Young's - the city's first Black mayor - first acts was to disband STRESS and the following year the murder rate declined for the first time in 13 years. SIGNED and dated on the title page. ISBN: 0-892965533.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80141
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  • THE WITCHFINDER. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    THE WITCHFINDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Suspense novel featuring Detroit private investigator Amos Walker. SIGNED on the title page and dated on the year of publication. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-892966637.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80142
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  • GENERAL MURDERS: Amos Walker Mysteries. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    GENERAL MURDERS: Amos Walker Mysteries.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1988) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Ten short stories set in Detroit and featuring detective Amos Walker. SIGNED and dated on the title page. 232 pp. ISBN: 0-395410711.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (crease to rear flap of dj)

    Book ID: 79196
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  • SWEET WOMEN LIE. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    SWEET WOMEN LIE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - An Amos Walker mystery, set in Detroit, Michigan. 193 pp. ISBN: 0-395-537673.

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

    Book ID: 19597
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  • WHISKEY RIVER. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    WHISKEY RIVER.

    Edition: Book of the Month Club edition (same size and quality as trade edition).

    New York: Bantam, (19900 dj. Hardcover - Novel by this award-winning writer, set in Detroit during into the violent era of prohibition, when rum runners ruled and machine-gun toting hoods turned Detroit into a modern-day Dodge City. The first novel in The Detroit Trilogy. 262 pp. ISBN: 0-553070428.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (line on bottom edge of textblock)

    Book ID: 78253
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  • MOTOR CITY BLUE. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    MOTOR CITY BLUE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1980) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing Detroit private investigator, Amos Walker. SIGNED on the title page. 219 pp. ISBN: 0-395294479.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65789
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  • POISON BLONDE. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    POISON BLONDE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A thriller by this award winning writer featuring Detroit private investigator Amos Walker. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 269 pp. ISBN: 0-765304473.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 84594
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  • Estleman, Loren D.
    EVERY BRILLIANT EYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - An Amos Walker mystery, set in Detroit. 252 pp. ISBN: 0-395394287.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 12469
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  • Estleman, Loren D.
    EVERY BRILLIANT EYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - An Amos Walker mystery, set in Detroit. 252 pp. ISBN: 0-395394287.

    Condition: Good overall in a near fine dustjacket (signs of water stains at bottom of textblock, 'not for resale' stamped on endpaper.)

    Book ID: 12470
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  • Estleman, Loren D.
    EVERY BRILLIANT EYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - An Amos Walker mystery, set in Detroit. 252 pp. ISBN: 0-395394287.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 12471
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  • KING OF THE CORNER. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    KING OF THE CORNER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - The third and final book in his Detroit trilogy. Set in 1990, in a city on the brink of disaster where big auto has been replaced by big crime. Doc Miller, a former major leaguer who has just gotten out of prison and driving as an unlicensed cabbie to get by. 294 pp. ISBN: 0-553089269.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 12472
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  • PEEPER. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    PEEPER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1989) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing down-at-the-heels Detroit private eye Ralph Poteet. SIGNED on the title page. 215 pp. ISBN: 0-553-053639.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81047
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  • EVERY BRILLIANT EYE. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    EVERY BRILLIANT EYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An Amos Walker mystery, set in Detroit. SIGNED and dated on a preliminary page. 252 pp. ISBN: 0-395394287.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81938
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  • DON'T LOOK FOR ME: An Amos Walker Novel. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    DON'T LOOK FOR ME: An Amos Walker Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    Norman, OK: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The twenty-third mystery featuring Detroit private investigator Amos Walker by this award-winning writer, and the final book in the Charlotte Sing trilogy. SIGNED on the title page. 283 pp. ISBN: 978-765331212.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79008
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  • KILL ZONE. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    KILL ZONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1984) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first novel in the series featuring Peter Macklin, a "fixer" working for a Detroit Mafia family, who finds himself working with the FBI to secure the release of hundreds of hostages aboard a tour boat on Lake Erie. SIGNED and dated on the title page. 237 pp. ISBN: 0-892960655.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 79009
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  • MOTOWN. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    MOTOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1991) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second novel in his Detroit Trilogy, set in 1966. "Hired by a big car company to spy on a consumer advocate group calling for stricter safety standards, Detroit ex-cop Rick Amery becomes involved in a vicious street war between the mob and a tight-knit African-American community." SIGNED and dated on the title page. Author's historical postscript. 292 pp. ISBN: 0-553074210.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 79014
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  • NEVER STREET. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    NEVER STREET.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The twelfth mystery featuring Detroit private investigator Amos Walker. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 341 pp. ISBN: 0-892966335.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79015
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  • NEVER STREET. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    NEVER STREET.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The twelfth mystery featuring Detroit private investigator Amos Walker. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 341 pp. ISBN: 0-892966335.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81957
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  • SWEET WOMEN LIE. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    SWEET WOMEN LIE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery novel featuring private investigator Amos Walker, set in Detroit, Michigan. SIGNED on the title page. 193 pp. ISBN: 0-395-537673.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79027
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  • EVERY BRILLIANT EYE. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    EVERY BRILLIANT EYE.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. dj. SIGNED hardcover - An Amos Walker mystery, set in Detroit. SIGNED and dated on the title page. 252 pp. ISBN: 0-395394287.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79029
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  • PEEPER. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    PEEPER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1989) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery introducing down-at-the-heels Detroit private eye Ralph Poteet. SIGNED and dated in 1997 on the title page. 215 pp. ISBN: 0-553-053639.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79030
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  • KING OF THE CORNER. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    KING OF THE CORNER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - The third and final book in his Detroit trilogy. Set in 1990, in a city on the brink of disaster where big auto has been replaced by big crime. Doc Miller, a former major leaguer who has just gotten out of prison and driving as an unlicensed cabbie to get by. SIGNED on the front endpaper and dated in the year of publication. 294 pp. ISBN: 0-553089269.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 79043
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  • SUGARTOWN: An Amos Walker Mystery. by Estleman, Loren D.
    Estleman, Loren D.
    SUGARTOWN: An Amos Walker Mystery.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. SIGNED first edition - The fifth suspense novel featuring Detroit private investigator Amos Walker. SIGNED on the half title page. Winner of the Shamus Award. 220 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in printed glossy cream wrappers.

    Book ID: 81023
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  • THE NATURE OF SMOKE. by Harris, Anne.
    Harris, Anne.
    THE NATURE OF SMOKE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in a high-tech near future, and featuring Magnolia, who had grown up in the burnt-out remains of a Detroit slum. 284 pp. ISBN: 0-312-85286x.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 58002
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  • Head, Cheryl A.
    WAKE ME WHEN IT'S OVER: A Charlie Mack Motown Mystery.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Ann Arbor, MI: Bywater Books, 2018. SIGNED first edition - The second in the series of books featuring Black and lesbian Detroit private investigator Charlie Mack - "Born and raised in the city that America forgot, Charlene 'Charlie' Mack has built a highly respected private investigations firm through hard work, smart choices, and relentless ambition - and a crack team of investigators who are highly skilled and trustworthy bolsters her successes. Then Charlie and her team are asked to take on a seemingly impossible task - to identify and thwart an attack on the upcoming Detroit Auto Show." SIGNED on the title page. 295 pp. ISBN: 978-1612941158.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 85015
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