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  • BACK ON TUESDAY. by Gilmour, David.
    Gilmour, David.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith Books, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - Canadian author's first novel - "Eugene H. is a failed, womanizing writer from Toronto. After a nasty flare-up with his ex-wife, he snatches their five-year-old daughter from school and flees to Jamaica. Over the next eighteen hours he muddles over his life, fumes, plots, drinks rum, regrets, reminisces, encounters a young woman with grey eyes, a coffin maker, a black Napoleon on his motorcycleand a host of other creatures from the Jamaican night." Cover praise from William S. Burroughs and Northrup Frye, among others. 222 pp. ISBN: 0-879052708.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79230
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  • THE DEADLY ACKEE. by Hadley, Joan (aka Joan Hess)
    Hadley, Joan (aka Joan Hess)

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second mystery featuring Theo Bloomer, a mild-mannered, retired florist with a penchant for categorizing people in botanical terms, set in Jamaica. Hadley is best known for her mysteries written under the pseudonym Joan Hess. 186 pp. ISBN: 0-312-014163.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder mark)

    Book ID: 55418
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  • WHERE EVIL SLEEPS by Wesley, Valerie Wilson
    Wesley, Valerie Wilson

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1996. dj. Hardcover first edition - The third Tamara Hayle mystery; this is set in Jamaica rather than in New Jersey. 208 pp. ISBN: 0-399-141456.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 66027
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