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  • PALE KINGS AND PRINCES by Parker, Robert B.
    Parker, Robert B.
    PALE KINGS AND PRINCES

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte Press, 1987. dj. Hardcover first edition - A Spenser mystery - he is called in to investigate when a reporter who was investigating the cocaine trade in central Massachusetts was murdered. 256 pp. ISBN: 0-385-295383.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 64359
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  • CONFESSION. by Pickard, Nancy.
    Pickard, Nancy.
    CONFESSION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1994.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the award winning Jenny Cain mystery series, set in small town Port Frederick, Massachusetts. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 307 pp. ISBN: 0-671-782614.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67577
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  • TWILIGHT. by Pickard, Nancy.
    Pickard, Nancy.
    TWILIGHT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, (1995.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Jenny Cain mystery, set in small town Port Frederick, Massachusetts. 312 pp. ISBN: 0-671-782711.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 47077
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  • CRIMSON SHORE. by Preston, Douglas and Lincoln Child.
    Preston, Douglas and Lincoln Child.
    CRIMSON SHORE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grand Central, (2015.). SIGNED first edition - Thriller featuring FBI Special Agent Pendergast , set in a small village on the shore of Massachusetts, just north of Salem. SIGNED by Douglas Preston on the title page. 337pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 66674
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  • SEE WHAT I HAVE DONE. by Schmidt, Sarah
    Schmidt, Sarah
    SEE WHAT I HAVE DONE.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2017). SIGNED hardcover - Australian author's first novel, one which reimagines one of the most famous unsolved murders of the 19th century, one which inspired the children's rhyme "Lizzie Borden took an axe/ and gave her mother 40 whacks...." Lizzie was arrested and tried for the murder, but acquited by the jury. "On the morning of August 4, 1892, Lizzie Borden calls out to her maid: 'Someone's killed Father.' The brutal ax-murder of Andrew and Abby Borden in their home in Fall River, Massachusetts, left little evidence and many unanswered questions. . . Shifting among the perspectives of the unreliable Lizzie, her older sister Emma, the housemaid Bridget, and the enigmatic stranger Benjamin, the…

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    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2017). SIGNED hardcover - Australian author's first novel, one which reimagines one of the most famous unsolved murders of the 19th century, one which inspired the children's rhyme "Lizzie Borden took an axe/ and gave her mother 40 whacks...." Lizzie was arrested and tried for the murder, but acquited by the jury. "On the morning of August 4, 1892, Lizzie Borden calls out to her maid: 'Someone's killed Father.' The brutal ax-murder of Andrew and Abby Borden in their home in Fall River, Massachusetts, left little evidence and many unanswered questions. . . Shifting among the perspectives of the unreliable Lizzie, her older sister Emma, the housemaid Bridget, and the enigmatic stranger Benjamin, the events of that fateful day are slowly revealed through a high-wire feat of storytelling." SIGNED on the title page. 328 pp. ISBN: 978-0802126597.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71540
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  • QUEEN OF HEARTS. by Shreve, Susan Richards.
    Shreve, Susan Richards.
    QUEEN OF HEARTS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1986.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel about hidden secrets set in a small Massachusetts town. Dust jacket praise from such diverse writers as Larry McMurty, John Edgar Wideman, Shelby Hearon, Annie Dillard (who called this a 'magical book') and more. 354 pp. ISBN: 0-671-601024.

    Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket. (remainder mark)

    Book ID: 39994
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  • QUEEN OF HEARTS. by Shreve, Susan Richards.
    Shreve, Susan Richards.
    QUEEN OF HEARTS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1986.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel about hidden secrets set in a small Massachusetts town. Dust jacket praise from such diverse writers as Larry McMurty, John Edgar Wideman, Shelby Hearon, Annie Dillard (who called this a 'magical book') and more. 354 pp. ISBN: 0-671-601024.

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

    Book ID: 39997
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  • THE MERMAID IN CHELSEA CREEK. by Tea, Michelle.
    Tea, Michelle.
    THE MERMAID IN CHELSEA CREEK.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    McSweeney's McMullens, (2014). "Everyone in the broken-down town of Chelsea, Massachusetts, has a story too worn to repeat - But there's one story they all still tell:. . . the one about the girl who will be able to take their twisted world and straighten it out. The girl who will bring the magic. Could Sophie Swankowski be that girl? With her tangled hair and grubby clothes, her weird habits and her visions of a filthy, swearing mermaid who comes to her when she's unconscious," Zyzzyva called this book "a refreshing breath of air, equal parts eerie, heartbreaking and fantasical." Illustrated by Jason Polan. Includes an excerpt from the sequel. 334 pp.

    Condition: Just about fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 69781
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  • THE MERMAID IN CHELSEA CREEK. by Tea, Michelle.
    Tea, Michelle.
    THE MERMAID IN CHELSEA CREEK.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    McSweeney's McMullens, (2014). SIGNED - "Everyone in the broken-down town of Chelsea, Massachusetts, has a story too worn to repeat - But there's one story they all still tell:. . . the one about the girl who will be able to take their twisted world and straighten it out. The girl who will bring the magic. Could Sophie Swankowski be that girl? With her tangled hair and grubby clothes, her weird habits and her visions of a filthy, swearing mermaid who comes to her when she's unconscious," Zyzzyva called this book "a refreshing breath of air, equal parts eerie, heartbreaking and fantasical." SIGNED on the title page. Illustrated by Jason Polan. Includes an excerpt from the sequel. 334 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 68877
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  • THE IMMEDIATE PROSPECT OF BEING HANGED by Walker, Walter.
    Walker, Walter.
    THE IMMEDIATE PROSPECT OF BEING HANGED

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's fourth mystery, Massachusetts setting. 302 pp. ISBN: 0-670-822477.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line, light toning to pages.)

    Book ID: 59746
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  • HINTERLAND. by Waterbridge, Edmund.
    Waterbridge, Edmund.
    HINTERLAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tulsa, OK: Council Oak Books, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel - a coming of age story. "It's 1957 and things are falling from the sky over the decaying mill town of Thorndam, Massachusetts." 376 pp. ISBN: 0-933031-149.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 50643
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  • NEVER MIND MURDER. by Wosmek, Frances.
    Wosmek, Frances.
    NEVER MIND MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Philadelphia: Westminster Press, (1977) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery for older children and young adults, involving a seemingly abandoned - or haunted? - house on the coast of Massachusetts. 140 pp. ISBN: 0-66432620X.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall good condition in a near fine unmarked dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78192
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