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  • BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN. by Bock, Charles.
    Bock, Charles.
    BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2008). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's highly praised first novel, winner of the Sue Kaufman award and named a New York Times notable book. . . One night in Las Vegas, a twelve year old boy goes out with a friend and never returns, just one child to go missing in our modern world. SIGNED on the title page. Includes a list of resources. 417 pp. ISBN: 978-1400066506.

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

    Book ID: 76941
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  • TRUNK MUSIC by Connelly, Michael
    Connelly, Michael
    TRUNK MUSIC

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Orion, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sixth Harry Bosch novel, set in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. SIGNED on the title page. This UK edition preceded the US edition. 375 pp. ISBN: 0-752807005.

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

    Book ID: 70696
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  • THE NARROWS. by Connelly, Michael.
    Connelly, Michael.
    THE NARROWS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Suspense novel featuring Harry Bosch and FBI agent Rachel Walling - the serial killer who calls himself the Poet has returned. SIGNED on the title page. 405 pp. ISBN: 0-314-155306.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62370
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  • TRUNK MUSIC. by Connelly, Michael,
    Connelly, Michael,
    TRUNK MUSIC.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sixth Harry Bosch novel, set in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. INSCRIBED on the title page. 383 pp. ISBN: 0-316-152447.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 77381
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  • TRUNK MUSIC by Connelly, Michael
    Connelly, Michael
    TRUNK MUSIC

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The sixth Harry Bosch novel, set in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. SIGNED on the title page. 383 pp. ISBN: 0-316-152447.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 67931
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  • WANNA GET LUCKY? by Coonts, Deborah.
    Coonts, Deborah.
    WANNA GET LUCKY?

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Forge / TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in Las Vegas, where Lucky O'Toole is head of customer relations at the plushest megacasino, when a young woman plunges from a sightseeing helicopter. ISBN: 978-0765325433.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 76973
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  • ABOUT A MOUNTAIN. by D'Agata, John.
    D'Agata, John.
    ABOUT A MOUNTAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - A brief but provocative collection of essays, triggered by a move to Las Vegas one summer: D'Agata "begins to follow a story about the federal governmentÕs plan to store high-level nuclear waste at a place called Yucca Mountain, a desert range near the city of Las Vegas" and winds up with a re-examination of the future of human life. Notes. 236 pp. ISBN: 978-0393068184.

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

    Book ID: 66415
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  • A DESERT OF PURE FEELING. by Freeman, Judith.
    Freeman, Judith.
    A DESERT OF PURE FEELING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's fourth novel, which begins at a writer's conference in Las Vegas - the story of "a woman struggling to make peace with herself as a mother, a lover, an artist, and a friend." SIGNED on the title page. 274 pp. ISBN: 0-679-432906.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61109
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  • CASES. by Gores, Joe/
    Gores, Joe/
    CASES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1999). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A semi-authobiographical novel of the detective as a young man, set in 1953. "Pierce Duncan, just out of Notre Dame, sets off for the roads and rails of postwar America. It leads to strange & fateful meetings with individuals along the way; the most influential encounter is with a hard-nosed private eye who changes Pierce's life forever, leading him to San Francisco, where he must decide his ultimate path." SIGNED on the title page, and dated in January 1999, in the month of publication. 354 pp. ISBN: 0-892965932.

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

    Book ID: 77881
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  • Grant, Charles.
    CHARIOT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Book 3 of the Millenium Quartet - each novel in the series describes the effect of one of the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse. In this book, plague - a mutated version of smallpox - has come to the world, striking everywhere except Las Vegas. ISBN: 0-312-862784.

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

    Book ID: 31539
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  • VEGAS DIE: A Quest Mystery by Grogan, Stephen
    Grogan, Stephen
    VEGAS DIE: A Quest Mystery

    Edition: 2nd printing, a trade paperback.

    London: Addison & Highsmith, (2008.). SIGNED - Two mysteries in one - "Someone is killing off the old mobsters of Las Vegas and the Mayor is the #1 suspect" - but also hidden within this books are clues to find a dagger worth $25,000. Boldly SIGNED on the title page with the words "Enjoy! Join the Quest" and dated in 2010. 351 pp plus final maps. ISBN: 0-9801164-06.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (small triangular piece cut out of upper edge of title page.)

    Book ID: 56116
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  • THE DISCRETIONIST. by Hawvermale, Lance.
    Hawvermale, Lance.
    THE DISCRETIONIST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Five Star / Gale, (2014) dj. Hardcover first edition - Unusual thriller set in Las Vegas and the desert around it, featuring a black limousine driver, the son of a cop, brain-damaged in an accidental shooting, and a young woman who came to Vegas to make it big as a dancer. "Limousine driver Micah Donovan prides himself on his discretion. Regardless of what transpires in the back of his car every night, he keeps his eyes on the road and his heart so far away that he can no longer reach it. But something's different tonight in Las Vegas. The driver's wealthy client, Austin Savlodar, is the malicious son of an imprisoned gangster." 338 pp. ISBN: 978-1432828660.

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

    Book ID: 72468
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  • HYPOCRISY OF DISCO: A Memoir. by Hayward, Clane.
    Hayward, Clane.
    HYPOCRISY OF DISCO: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An account of growing up (up to age 13) as the daughter of a wandering hippie mother and an absent father, in Northern California in the 1970's, and in New Mexico. Praise from Peter Coyote (who makes a brief appearance in this as a teacher at a free school) who calls this 'an insightful and riveting book about a hippie child gone bad.' SIGNED on the title page. 240 pp. ISBN: 9780811859455.

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

    Book ID: 39399
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  • MOON MUSIC. by Kellerman, Faye.
    Kellerman, Faye.
    MOON MUSIC.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Detective Sergeant Romulus Poe, set on the glitzy strip of Las Vegas and in the desert surrounding the city - and at the site of the above ground atom bomb tests in the 1950's. 424 pp. ISBN: 0-688-14369-5.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65406
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  • Kellerman, Faye.
    MOON MUSIC.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Detective Sergeant Romulus Poe, set on the glitzy strip of Las Vegas and in the desert surrounding the city - and at the site of the above ground atom bomb tests in the 1950's. 424 pp. ISBN: 0-688-14369-5.

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

    Book ID: 37203
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  • SOUTHWESTERN HOMELANDS. by Kittredge, William
    Kittredge, William
    SOUTHWESTERN HOMELANDS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, (2002.). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page. A volume in the National Geographic Directions series, a series of literary travel book. In this, Kittredge talks about the almost universal urge to travel, and specifically to travel southwards for those who live in the Northern Rockies. The locales change from the solitary spires and mesas of Monument Valley to Cuba, the small town in New Mexico where Eastlake lived for many years, to the teeming towns of the Mexican border, and growing cities like Santa Fe and Las Vegas. He brings to life the past and the present from ancient native American communities like Chaco Canyon to old mining towns to new-age hippie…

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    Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, (2002.). SIGNED first edition - SIGNED on the title page. A volume in the National Geographic Directions series, a series of literary travel book. In this, Kittredge talks about the almost universal urge to travel, and specifically to travel southwards for those who live in the Northern Rockies. The locales change from the solitary spires and mesas of Monument Valley to Cuba, the small town in New Mexico where Eastlake lived for many years, to the teeming towns of the Mexican border, and growing cities like Santa Fe and Las Vegas. He brings to life the past and the present from ancient native American communities like Chaco Canyon to old mining towns to new-age hippie communes. Among those who appear in this book are writers Ed Abbey and Doug Peacock, Abbey's model for Hayduke, William Crumley, and more. 176 pp.

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    Condition: Near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers (small dot on bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 39387
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  • THE DESERT ROSE. by McMurtry, Larry.
    McMurtry, Larry.
    THE DESERT ROSE.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1985.). A novel about a Las Vegas showgirl, who raises peacocks by day - in the new introduction for this novel, McMurtry talks about how this book came to be and how he was able to write it so quickly. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-671-637215.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 41543
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  • THE DESERT ROSE. by McMurtry, Larry.
    McMurtry, Larry.
    THE DESERT ROSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1983.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel about a Las Vegas showgirl, who raises peacocks by day. Dust jacket praise from Hunter Thompson among others. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-671-461435.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 49673
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  • THE DESERT ROSE. by McMurtry, Larry.
    McMurtry, Larry.
    THE DESERT ROSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1983.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel about a Las Vegas showgirl, who raises peacocks by day. Dust jacket praise from Hunter Thompson among others. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-671-461435.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (light stain to dj, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 49674
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  • SWEETER THAN HONEY. by Morrison, Mary B.
    Morrison, Mary B.
    SWEETER THAN HONEY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kensington, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An escort operation in Vegas, a murder and a faked death and reinvention of a new life in Atlanta - Carl Weber called this "the hottest book I've read all year." SIGNED on the title page by the author. 263 pp. ISBN: 9780758215116.

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

    Book ID: 40285
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  • THE OTHER SIDE OF SILENCE. by Pronzini, Bill.
    Pronzini, Bill.
    THE OTHER SIDE OF SILENCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - A stand-alone suspense novel by this award-winning author, set in Death Valley, California and Las Vegas. 206 pp. ISBN: 978-082717139.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64343
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  • LUCK BE A LADY, DON'T DIE. by Randisi, Robert J.
    Randisi, Robert J.
    LUCK BE A LADY, DON'T DIE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second Rat Pack Mystery with Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Sam Giancana and other mobsters on the scene in 1960's Las Vegas, where the film "Oceans 11" is about to have its premiere. Fast moving and fun. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 262 pp. ISBN: 9780312360436.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56397
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  • YOU'RE NOBODY TILL SOMEBODY KILLS YOU. by Randisi, Robert J.
    Randisi, Robert J.
    YOU'RE NOBODY TILL SOMEBODY KILLS YOU.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2009.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth Rat Pack Mystery with Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, and more. In this one, Eddie G.Õs services have been enlisted again, this time to help Marilyn Monroe, who thinks sheÕs being followed. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. bibliography. 278 pp. ISBN: 978-0312376437.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56398
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  • Rayner, Richard.
    THE DEVIL'S WIND.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Collins, (2005.) dj. First edition - A novel set in 1950s Las Vegas and Hollywood - the title refers, in part, to the wind after the testing of an atomic bomb - a spectacle that was considered entertainment in that era. 324 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 72758
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  • THE DEVIL'S WIND. by Rayner, Richard.
    Rayner, Richard.
    THE DEVIL'S WIND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2005.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel set in 1950's Las Vegas and Hollywood - the title refers, in part, to the wind after the testing of an atomic bomb - a spectacle that was considered entertainment in that era. SIGNED on the title page. 338 pp . ISBN: 0-06-6212928.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new, but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 50598
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  • CLUBBED CLASS. by Ronson, Jon.
    Ronson, Jon.
    CLUBBED CLASS.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Pavillion, (1994). Hardcover first edition - The first book by this Welsh journalist and documentary filmmaker. "This is a travel book with a difference. A terrifying , funny, breathtaking journey where Ronson lies and cheats his way around the world, sampling the jet set life that we all deserve but few get to experience" -from South Africa to Las Vegas to the Queen Elizabeth 2. In 2017 on Twitter, Ronson referred to this book as "the child I keep in the attic because I'm so ashamed." 142 pp.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.) Sticker noting that this is distributed by Trafager Square, Vermont, on title page. Clearly they did not distribute a lot of copies in the US since this is quite hard to find, especially in this condition.

    Book ID: 75726
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  • BLACKBALL. by Sangster, Jimmy.
    Sangster, Jimmy.
    BLACKBALL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1987). Hardcover first edition - The second hardboiled thriller set in the seamy California and Las Vegas underworld featuring British expat - and former Scotland Yard investigator - James Reed. 280 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-02278.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 69729
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  • LOADED DICE. by Swain, James.
    Swain, James.
    LOADED DICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth thriller featuring Florida ex-cop Tony Valentine, set in the gambling world of Las Vegas casinos. SIGNED on the title page. 310 pp. ISBN: 0-345-463269.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61130
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  • Vollmann, William T.
    THE ROYAL FAMILY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Massive novel by one of our best and most innovative modern writers - from the front flap: "Henry Tyler is a failing private detective in San Francisco. When the love of his life, a Korean-American woman named Irene - who happens to be married to his brother John - commits suicide, he clings despairingly to her ghost. Struggling to turn grief and guilt into something precious, he employs his professional skills to track down the supernatural Queen of the Prostitutes, who first gives him a false Irene (in reality a heroin-poisoned whore), and then herself." 780 pp. Dust jacket photograph by William Vollmann. ISBN: 0-670891673.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new, but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 37300
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  • THE ROYAL FAMILY. by Vollmann, William T.
    Vollmann, William T.
    THE ROYAL FAMILY.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Penguin, (2001.). Massive novel by one of our best and most innovative modern writers - described by one reviewer as a book with 'wild ambition' - "Henry Tyler is a failing private detective in San Francisco. When the love of his life, a Korean-American woman named Irene - who happens to be married to his brother John - commits suicide, he clings despairingly to her ghost. Struggling to turn grief and guilt into something precious, he employs his professional skills to track down the supernatural Queen of the Prostitutes, who first gives him a false Irene (in reality a heroin-poisoned whore), and then herself." 780 pp. ISBN: 0-670891673.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers..

    Book ID: 45861
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