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  • BUNKER 13, by Bahal, Aniruddha.
    Bahal, Aniruddha.
    BUNKER 13,

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003. SIGNED first edition - The first novel by one of India's most famous investigative reporters, described as follows on the back cover: ' MM is a thriller-seeker, a disgraced, self-destructive ex-army cadet with a taste for hard drugs and kinky sex, and a shrewd reporter who will do anything to get a story. His connections reach deep into the heart of India's unsavory political establishment, and into the Army, his current beat where his bravery earns the trust and admiration of even more unsavory sources.Following Special Forces on a series of deadly missions on the Kashmiri border, MM confirms his suspicion that a rogue band of officers is smuggling drugs and captured…

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    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003. SIGNED first edition - The first novel by one of India's most famous investigative reporters, described as follows on the back cover: ' MM is a thriller-seeker, a disgraced, self-destructive ex-army cadet with a taste for hard drugs and kinky sex, and a shrewd reporter who will do anything to get a story. His connections reach deep into the heart of India's unsavory political establishment, and into the Army, his current beat where his bravery earns the trust and admiration of even more unsavory sources.Following Special Forces on a series of deadly missions on the Kashmiri border, MM confirms his suspicion that a rogue band of officers is smuggling drugs and captured weapons out of India's jungle frontier. When a raid on an enemy bunker uncovers an enormous cache of arms and high-grade heroin, the commander in charge taps MM to unload the goods and he finds himself enmeshed in an international net of gun-running , gang warfare, and double-dealing more dangerous than anything he has undertaken so far.Cynical, knowing, highly capable, and deeply motivated, MM is an intriguing new postmodern hero. ' SIGNED on the title page by the author. ARC edition includes a letter from the publisher, Jonathan Galassi, bound in.

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    Condition: Fine in silver illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 82377
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  • BUNKER 13, by Bahal, Aniruddha.
    Bahal, Aniruddha.
    BUNKER 13,

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003. SIGNED first edition - The first novel by one of India's most famous investigative reporters, described as follows on the back cover: ' MM is a thriller-seeker, a disgraced, self-destructive ex-army cadet with a taste for hard drugs and kinky sex, and a shrewd reporter who will do anything to get a story. His connections reach deep into the heart of India's unsavory political establishment, and into the Army, his current beat where his bravery earns the trust and admiration of even more unsavory sources.Following Special Forces on a series of deadly missions on the Kashmiri border, MM confirms his suspicion that a rogue band of officers is smuggling drugs and captured…

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    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2003. SIGNED first edition - The first novel by one of India's most famous investigative reporters, described as follows on the back cover: ' MM is a thriller-seeker, a disgraced, self-destructive ex-army cadet with a taste for hard drugs and kinky sex, and a shrewd reporter who will do anything to get a story. His connections reach deep into the heart of India's unsavory political establishment, and into the Army, his current beat where his bravery earns the trust and admiration of even more unsavory sources.Following Special Forces on a series of deadly missions on the Kashmiri border, MM confirms his suspicion that a rogue band of officers is smuggling drugs and captured weapons out of India's jungle frontier. When a raid on an enemy bunker uncovers an enormous cache of arms and high-grade heroin, the commander in charge taps MM to unload the goods and he finds himself enmeshed in an international net of gun-running , gang warfare, and double-dealing more dangerous than anything he has undertaken so far.Cynical, knowing, highly capable, and deeply motivated, MM is an intriguing new postmodern hero. ' SIGNEDand dated in the year of publication on the half title page ARC edition includes a letter from the publisher, Jonathan Galassi, bound in.

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    Condition: Fine in silver illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 82378
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  • THE GHOST HOUSE. by Berrow, Norman.
    Berrow, Norman.
    THE GHOST HOUSE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1979) dj. Hardcover first edition - Two people seek refuge in a seemingly long abandoned house, not knowing that it was considered haunted - and that it was occupied. A completely rewritten version of a novel originally published in 1940. 190 pp. Dust jacket illustration by Richard Appleby. ISBN: 0-312326513.

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

    Book ID: 80084
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  • Corbett, David.
    DONE FOR A DIME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Second noir novel by this highly praised writer, who combines compassion with a vivid description of the rough side of life - described as being even better than his first book 'The Devil's Redhead.' Set in a small city 'on the northern tip of the San Francisco Bay, beset by drug dealers, arsonists, squatters, and now murder.' SIGNED on the title page. 356 pp. Recommended. ISBN: 0-345-447530.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 27931
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  • THE DEVIL'S REDHEAD. by Corbett, David.
    Corbett, David.
    THE DEVIL'S REDHEAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, the story of freelance photographer and wildcat smuggler Dan Abatangelo who captains a distribution ring for premium Thai marijuana. Among the comments about this book is Martin Smith's that 'Corbett handles both selfless love and unspeakable brutality with a poet's hand. 'The Devil's Redhead' is the best debut novel I've read in years.' SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 373 pp. ISBN: 0-345-447522.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55396
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  • THE DEVIL'S REDHEAD. by Corbett, David.
    Corbett, David.
    THE DEVIL'S REDHEAD.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Ballantine, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - The author's very highly praised first novel, the story of freelance photographer and wildcat smuggler Dan Abatangelo who captains a distribution ring for premium Thai marijuana. Among the comments about this book is Martin Smith's that 'Corbett handles both selfless love and unspeakable brutality with a poet's hand. 'The Devil's Redhead' is the best debut novel I've read in years.' SIGNED on the title page. ISBN: 0-345-447522.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 40099
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  • THE DEVIL'S REDHEAD. by Corbett, David.
    Corbett, David.
    THE DEVIL'S REDHEAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2002.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel, the story of freelance photographer and wildcat smuggler Dan Abatangelo who captains a distribution ring for premium Thai marijuana. Among the comments about this book is Martin Smith's that 'Corbett handles both selfless love and unspeakable brutality with a poet's hand. 'The Devil's Redhead' is the best debut novel I've read in years.' SIGNED on the title page. 373 pp. ISBN: 0-345-447522.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 47899
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  • EVERY MAN A MENACE. by Hoffman, Patrick.
    Hoffman, Patrick.
    EVERY MAN A MENACE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2016) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, the story of a ruthless ecstasy-smuggling ring, from the Golden Triangle of southeast Asia to San Francisco. SIGNED on the title page. Hoffman is both a writer and a private investigator, and his first book - The White Van - was named a Wall Street Journal best book of the year. 278 pp. ISBN: 978-0802125446.

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

    Book ID: 68673
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  • QUEEN OF THE NIGHT. by Jance, J. A.
    Jance, J. A.
    QUEEN OF THE NIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2010.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery set in southern Arizona on the Tohono O'odham nation where this flower blooms just once a year. Features Dr Lani Walker and Dan Pardee, a member of a border patrol group called the Shadow Wolves. SIGNED on the title page. 358 pp. ISBN: 9781453628584.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder mark.)

    Book ID: 56921
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  • QUEEN OF THE NIGHT. by Jance, J. A.
    Jance, J. A.
    QUEEN OF THE NIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2010.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery set in southern Arizona on the Tohono O'odham nation where this flower blooms just once a year. Features Dr Lani Walker and Dan Pardee, a member of a border patrol group called the Shadow Wolves. SIGNED on the title page. 358 pp. ISBN: 9781453628584.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62023
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  • LEFT FOR DEAD. by Jance, J. A.
    Jance, J. A.
    LEFT FOR DEAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2012.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery set in southern Arizona featuring Ali Reynolds. SIGNED on the title page. 293 pp. ISBN: 9781453628584.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 56835
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  • CUTTING FOR SIGN. by Langewiesche, William.
    Langewiesche, William.
    CUTTING FOR SIGN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The border between the United States and Mexico covers 1,951 miles, and in this book Langewiesche attempts to understand and explain this no-man's land that exists between two countries and its effects on the people who live in the area. He "portrays not an imaginary line through the desert, but two distrustful, hopelessly unequal and increasingly zenophobic neighbor countries. 247 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-679411135.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 42173
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  • DEATH IN A DISTANT LAND. by Livingston, Nancy.
    Livingston, Nancy.
    DEATH IN A DISTANT LAND.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1988) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mr G.D.H. Pringle and the irrepressible Mavis Bignell set off for Australia on a bargain-priced camping tour, to try and find any traces of a missing boy, only to find themselves in the middle of revenge by a drug smuggling ring. Enjoyable on many levels including its depiction of Australia and the cross-purposes of all the protaganists, 190 pp. ISBN: 0-312025653.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 82245
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  • Nicholl, Charles.
    THE FRUIT PALACE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of the author's travels through Colombia's cocaine underworld, described by Jay McInerney as both 'hilarious and hair-raising.' The Fruit Palace was the name of the cafe where Nicholl had his first encounter with Columbian drug smugglers back in the 70's - although then it was mostly marijuana. Map. 307 pages. ISBN: 0-312-309260.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket. (publishing flaw? - prelim page used as front pastedown.)

    Book ID: 38040
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  • THE FRUIT PALACE. by Nicholl, Charles.
    Nicholl, Charles.
    THE FRUIT PALACE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of the author's travels through Colombia's cocaine underworld, described by Jay McInerney as both 'hilarious and hair-raising.' The Fruit Palace was the name of the cafe where Nicholl had his first encounter with Columbian drug smugglers back in the 70's - although then it was mostly marijuana. Map. 307 pages. ISBN: 0-312-309260.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 41123
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  • THE CACTUS GARDEN. by Ward, Robert.
    Ward, Robert.
    THE CACTUS GARDEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A noir thriller by the former writer for 'Hill Street Blues' and 'Miami Vice.' Set in Southern California, where daredevil DEA agent Jack Walker finds himself with a chance to get inside a drug smuggling empire. SIGNED on the title page. Cover praise from authors James Crumley, Stephen Hunter among others. 294 pp. ISBN: 0-671-882651.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82066
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  • THE CACTUS GARDEN. by Ward, Robert.
    Ward, Robert.
    THE CACTUS GARDEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A noir thriller by the former writer for 'Hill Street Blues' and 'Miami Vice.' Set in Southern California, where daredevil DEA agent Jack Walker finds himself with a chance to get inside a drug smuggling empire. Cover praise from authors James Crumley, Stephen Hunter among others. 294 pp. ISBN: 0-671-882651.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 53539
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