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  • CRYING WOLF. by Abrahams, Peter.
    Abrahams, Peter.
    CRYING WOLF.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - Psychological thriller set at a small and exclusive New England college, by a writer who has been praised both for the twists and turns of his plots and for his elegant prose (LA Times). Stephen King stated that Abrahams was his 'favorite American suspense novelist.' 329 pp. ISBN: 0-345423852.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 76394
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  • THE FORMS OF WATER. by Barrett, Andrea
    Barrett, Andrea
    THE FORMS OF WATER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, 1993. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An early novel by the 1996 winner of the National Book Award. Set in New England, this is well-written, thoughtful and funny, and one that makes you care about her characters. SIGNED by author on title page. 290 pp. ISBN: 0-17179521x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line, slightly rubbed dj)

    Book ID: 4057
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  • THE MAP OF TRUE PLACES. by Barry, Brunonia.
    Barry, Brunonia.
    THE MAP OF TRUE PLACES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second novel by the author of "The Lace Reader." Set in Salem, Massachusetts, where Barry lives. 403 pp. ISBN: 978-0061624780.

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

    Book ID: 74607
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  • THE MAP OF TRUE PLACES. by Barry, Brunonia.
    Barry, Brunonia.
    THE MAP OF TRUE PLACES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second novel by the author of "The Lace Reader." Set in Salem, Massachusetts, where Barry lives. 403 pp. ISBN: 978-0061624780.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72305
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  • ANOTHER YOU. by Beattie, Ann
    Beattie, Ann
    ANOTHER YOU.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel, set in a small New England college town. SIGNED on the title page. 323 pp. ISBN: 0-679-400788.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (closed tear on back cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 17075
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  • ANOTHER YOU. by Beattie, Ann
    Beattie, Ann
    ANOTHER YOU.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel, set in a small New England college town. SIGNED on the title page. 323 pp. ISBN: 0-679-400788.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64818
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  • A WINTER'S TALE. by Benchley, Nathaniel.
    Benchley, Nathaniel.
    A WINTER'S TALE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: McGraw-Hill, (1964.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A comic novel set on an island resort off the coast of New England during the dead of winter. 214 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (toning to the spine of the dj, other edgewear.)

    Book ID: 53945
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  • Bohjalian, Chris.
    THE LAW OF SIMILARS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harmony, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Another novel exploring the intersection of the world of law and prosecution and alternative medicine - in this case, homeopathy - by the highly praised writer of 'Midwives.' SIGNED on the title page. 275 pp. ISBN: 0-517-705869.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (some spine slant.)

    Book ID: 29423
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  • Bohjalian, Chris.
    THE LAW OF SIMILARS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harmony, (1999.). SIGNED first edition - Another novel exploring the intersection of the world of law and prosecution and alternative medicine - in this case, homeopathy - by the highly praised writer of 'Midwives.' SIGNED on the title page. 275 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 27059
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  • HELLO GOODBYE. by Chenoweth, Emily.
    Chenoweth, Emily.
    HELLO GOODBYE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2009). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's highly praised first adult novel, one which explores a family's struggle with love and loss, as a summer vacation in New Hampshire becomes a time for saying good-bye and an occasion for awakening. SIGNED on the title page. Cover praise from Thom Jones, Ann Hood, Dave King and others. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. 273 pp. ISBN: 978-1400065172.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80947
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  • HELLO GOODBYE. by Chenoweth, Emily.
    Chenoweth, Emily.
    HELLO GOODBYE.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Random House, (2009). SIGNED first edition - The author's highly praised first adult novel, one which explores a family's struggle with love and loss, as a summer vacation in New Hampshire becomes a time for saying good-bye and an occasion for awakening. SIGNED on the title page. Publisher's material laid in with praise from Alice Sebold, Ann Hood and others. 275 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy blue and white printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 80948
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  • THE BEANS OF EGYPT, MAINE. by Chute, Carolyn.
    Chute, Carolyn.
    THE BEANS OF EGYPT, MAINE.

    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: Warner, (1986.). Her first novel, a blackly comic story of America's rural underclass. 238 pp. ISBN: 0-446-300101.

    Condition: Very good (usual toning to the pages, light crease to spine)

    Book ID: 57554
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  • WE'LL MEET AGAIN. by Clark, Mary Higgins (1927-2020)
    Clark, Mary Higgins (1927-2020)
    WE'LL MEET AGAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel of suspense by this master of the genre. Set in Greenwich, Connecticut, where a respected young doctor has been found brutally murdered and his wife was arrested. SIGNED on the title page. 314 pp. ISBN: 0-684-865975.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79693
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  • DAUGHTERS OF THE REVOLUTION. by Cooke, Carolyn.
    Cooke, Carolyn.
    DAUGHTERS OF THE REVOLUTION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. dj. Hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's first novel (preceded by a volume of short stories), set in 1968 at a disintegrating New England prep school which has just admitted - through a clerical error - its first female student - a fifteen year old African-American girl, 173 pp. ISBN: 978-0-307-594730.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (corners slightly bumped, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 59484
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  • OTHER BELLS FOR US TO RING. by Cormier, Robert.
    Cormier, Robert.
    OTHER BELLS FOR US TO RING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1990). Hardcover first edition - A coming-of-age story set during World War II in a French-Canadian neighborhood in Massachusetts where Darcy and her mother come to live, because her father is in the Army at a base nearby. Illustrated with drawings by Deborah Kogan Ray. 136 pp. ISBN: 0-385302452.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket with some rubbing and edgewear .

    Book ID: 71389
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  • THE JAMES JOYCE MURDER. by Cross, Amanda.
    Cross, Amanda.
    THE JAMES JOYCE MURDER.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Dutton, (1982.) dj. Hardcover - Reissue of the second literary murder mystery featuring Kate Fansler, and involving a cache of papers from D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce (including an unpublished manuscript), and other eminent writers found in the estate of a recently deceased publisher. 174 pp. ISBN: 0-525-241019.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (glue remnants under dj flaps and on rear endpaper but no library markings.)

    Book ID: 50507
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  • Cross, Amanda.
    THE JAMES JOYCE MURDER.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Dutton, (1982.) dj. Hardcover - Reissue of the second literary murder mystery featuring Kate Fansler, and involving a cache of papers from D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce (including an unpublished manuscript), and other eminent writers found in the estate of a recently deceased publisher. 174 pp. ISBN: 0-525-241019.

    Condition: Very good in a good only dust jacket (several short closed tears to the dj).

    Book ID: 36911
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  • THE JAMES JOYCE MURDER. by Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn Heilbrun)
    Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn Heilbrun)
    THE JAMES JOYCE MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Macmillan, (1967) dj. Hardcover first edition - True first edition of the second literary murder mystery featuring Kate Fansler, and involving a cache of papers from D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce (including an unpublished manuscript), and other eminent writers found in the estate of a recently deceased publisher. 176 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (original price of 3.95 on dj flap) Uncommon in this condition.

    Book ID: 74402
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  • POETIC JUSTICE. by Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn Heilbrun)
    Cross, Amanda (pseudonym of Carolyn Heilbrun)
    POETIC JUSTICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - The third literary murder mystery featuring Professor Kate Fansler, and her fiance Reed Amhearst of the District Attorney's office. This one finds her in thrall to the poetry of W. H. Auden. 177 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74403
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  • NEVER TELL A LIE. by Ephron, Hallie.
    Ephron, Hallie.
    NEVER TELL A LIE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first mystery, set in a suburb of Boston - "it all started with yard sale" and that should be enough to grab everyone's interest who has ever gone to a yard sale - SIGNED on the title page. 271 pp. ISBN: 978-0061567155.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 64855
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  • SWELL. by Ericson, Corwin.
    Ericson, Corwin.
    SWELL.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Seattle: Dark Coast Press Company, (2011.). SIGNED first edition - The author's first novel, a farcical tale set on (and off) a tiny island in the far Northeast - a story of rival whaling factions, Korean smugglers, and much more. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 386 pp. ISBN: 9780984428847.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers with self-flaps.

    Book ID: 52127
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  • THE TUNNELS. by Gagnon, Michelle.
    Gagnon, Michelle.
    THE TUNNELS.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    MIRA, (2007). SIGNED first edition - Her debut thriller introducing FBI Special Agent Kelly Jones. . "an old abandoned tunnel system beneath a presitigious New England college becomes the gruesome stalking grounds of a serial killer." SIGNED on the title page with the word "best" Promotional book-mark laid in. 299 pp plus 5 pp publisher's ads. ISBN: 978-0778324461.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 64022
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  • THE WIDOWER'S TALE. by Glass, Julia.
    Glass, Julia.
    THE WIDOWER'S TALE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (2010) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fourth novel by this award-winning author (her first novel, "Three Junes," won the National Book Award) - the story of a 70 year old man, a widower for 30 years, who is settling happily into retirement at his historic farmhouse outside Boston, until he starts to re-examine his solitary life and detachment from those around him. SIGNED on the title page. 402 pp. ISBN: 978-0307377920.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 82010
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  • THE WIDOWER'S TALE. by Glass, Julia.
    Glass, Julia.
    THE WIDOWER'S TALE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (2010) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fourth novel by this award-winning author (her first novel, "Three Junes," won the National Book Award) - the story of a 70 year old man, a widower for 30 years, who is settling happily into retirement at his historic farmhouse outside Boston, until he starts to re-examine his solitary life and detachment from those around him. SIGNED on the title page. 402 pp. ISBN: 978-0307377920.

    Condition: Very good in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72015
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  • BREATHING WATER. by Greenwood, T.
    Greenwood, T.
    BREATHING WATER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Vermont born author's first novel, one which begins and ends in the state of Vermont.
    In the summer of 1991, in a suffocating relationship with her volatile and abusive boyfriend, Effie has finally determined to leave him - but when his violence causes the death of a young child, she flees. Now, three years later, after his death from a heroin overdose, she has returned to the small town and the lake hoping to finally find Numbed by her unintentional role in the death of a young black girl, Effie leaves New England and drifts from city to city, until she learns her boyfriend has died, and…

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    New York: St Martin's, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Vermont born author's first novel, one which begins and ends in the state of Vermont.
    In the summer of 1991, in a suffocating relationship with her volatile and abusive boyfriend, Effie has finally determined to leave him - but when his violence causes the death of a young child, she flees. Now, three years later, after his death from a heroin overdose, she has returned to the small town and the lake hoping to finally find Numbed by her unintentional role in the death of a young black girl, Effie leaves New England and drifts from city to city, until she learns her boyfriend has died, and then she returns home to face her demons, and just maybe find absolution. SIGNED on the title page. Winner of the 1999 Sherwood Anderson award for best first novel. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-312202830.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82744
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  • Jennings, Dana Andrew
    WOMEN OF GRANITE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second novel, set in the poverty stricken New England village of Granite. Review copy with author's photograph laid in. ISBN: 0-15-1983674.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 4874
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  • GRAVES IN ACADEME. by Kenney, Susan.
    Kenney, Susan.
    GRAVES IN ACADEME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1985.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second bibliomystery featuring English professor and amateur sleuth Roz Howard. 274 pp. ISBN: 0-670807346.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (small piece torn off upper corner off last two leaves, some general handling wear)

    Book ID: 65451
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  • MAN AND WIFE. by Klavan, Andrew.
    Klavan, Andrew.
    MAN AND WIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel of pyschological suspense, set in a small New England town by this Edgar award winning author. . SIGNED on the title page. 299 pp. ISBN: 0-765-302152.

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

    Book ID: 68076
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  • THE MAN WHO OWNED VERMONT. by Lott, Bret.
    Lott, Bret.
    THE MAN WHO OWNED VERMONT.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    New York: Washington Square Press Books, (1988.). A deceptively simple and moving story of an RC Cola's salesman who throws himself into his work to bury the despair he felt when his wife left him. 231 pp. ISBN: 0-671-645870.

    Condition: Very good+.

    Book ID: 39751
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  • THE MAN WHO OWNED VERMONT. by Lott, Bret.
    Lott, Bret.
    THE MAN WHO OWNED VERMONT.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Washington Square Press Books, (1988.). A deceptively simple and moving story of an RC Cola's salesman who throws himself into his work to bury the despair he felt when his wife left him. 231 pp. ISBN: 0-671-038206.

    Condition: Very good+.

    Book ID: 52933
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