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  • MIDAS. by Andrews, Russell (pseudonym of Peter Gathers)
    Andrews, Russell (pseudonym of Peter Gathers)
    MIDAS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth thriller written under this pseudonym, set in the Hampton's - the summer playground for New York's big shots - where a local cop becomes involved in investigating the first suicide bomber in the US and a string of unexplained events. SIGNED on the title page as Russell Andrews aka Peter Gethers, and dated 3/30/05 - in the month of publication. 371 pp. ISBN: 0-892967919.

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

    Book ID: 68359
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  • MIDAS. by Andrews, Russell (pseudonym of Peter Gathers)
    Andrews, Russell (pseudonym of Peter Gathers)
    MIDAS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Mysterious Press, (2005). SIGNED first edition - The fourth thriller written under this pseudonym, set in the Hampton's - the summer playground for New York's big shots - where a local cop becomes involved in investigating the first suicide bomber in the US and a string of unexplained events. SIGNED on the title page as Russell Andrews aka Peter Gethers. 371 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. A rather uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 68360
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  • APHRODITE. by Andrews, Russell (pseudonym of Peter Gathers)
    Andrews, Russell (pseudonym of Peter Gathers)
    APHRODITE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third thriller written under this pseudonym, set in a small Long Island town where a local reporter is found dead - but with her murder disguised as an accident. SIGNED on the title page as Russell Andrews aka Peter Gethers, and dated 1/27/05 - in the month of publication. 339 pp. ISBN: 0-892967846.

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

    Book ID: 68362
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  • SUNSET PARK. by Auster, Paul.
    Auster, Paul.
    SUNSET PARK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - A contemporary novel set in the aftermath of the 2008 financial collapse. 308 pp. ISBN: 978-0805092868.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 67153
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  • BROOKLYN FOLLIES. by Auster, Paul.
    Auster, Paul.
    BROOKLYN FOLLIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (2006) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Nathan Glass has come to Brooklyn to die. This is only the latest in a long line of follies." 306 pp. ISBN: 0-805077146.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.(tiny tear to dj at side of spine)

    Book ID: 67592
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  • A PARADE OF COCKEYED CREATURES or Did Someone Murder Our Wandering Boy? by Baxt, George.
    Baxt, George.
    A PARADE OF COCKEYED CREATURES or Did Someone Murder Our Wandering Boy?

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1967.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Missing Persons Bureau Detective, Max Van Larsen, set in New York's Greenwich Village. 209 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (bookplate, some foxing to endpapers, chip to upper corner of dj.)

    Book ID: 52657
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  • TOPSY AND EVIL. by Baxt, George.
    Baxt, George.
    TOPSY AND EVIL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1968.) dj. Hardcover first edition - His third mystery featuring "hip Negro detectives" Pharoah Love and Satan Stagg. 224 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (bookplate, edgewear and chipping to the dust jacket, sunning to the spine.)

    Book ID: 52658
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  • Blakeslee, Mermer.
    IN DARK WATER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second novel, set in a small town in upstate New York in 1958. 292 pp. ISBN: 0-345-417771.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36479
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  • ONCE WERE COPS. by Bruen, Ken.
    Bruen, Ken.
    ONCE WERE COPS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A chilling picture of a sociopathic cop - a member of the Guard in Galway who joins the NYPD as part of an exchange program - told mostly in the first person. 294 pp. ISBN: 0-312-384408.

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

    Book ID: 50923
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  • SCARLET WOMEN. by Christilian, J. D.
    Christilian, J. D.
    SCARLET WOMEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A "thriller about a PI who overcomes a corrupt political system in order to solve a prostitute's murder in 1871 Manhattan." Among those making an appearance are Jim Fisk, Jay Gould and Emma Wells. First novel by this author under this pseudonym. 294 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 1556114753.

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    New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc., (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A "thriller about a PI who overcomes a corrupt political system in order to solve a prostitute's murder in 1871 Manhattan." Among those making an appearance are Jim Fisk, Jay Gould and Emma Wells. First novel by this author under this pseudonym. 294 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 1556114753.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 45303
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  • DEAD IN THE WATER. by Cole, Meredith.
    Cole, Meredith.
    DEAD IN THE WATER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel - "Photographer Lydia McKenzie is taking portraits of prostitutes on the waterfront of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, when her art project takes a deadly turn. She discovers the body of Glenda, the star of her series, floating in the East River." 259 pp. ISBN: 978-0312625047.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 69105
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  • ICE SHEAR. by Cooley, M. P.
    Cooley, M. P.
    ICE SHEAR.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2014). SIGNED first edition - The author's first mystery, set in a rust belt town in upstate New York: "a small town cop's murder investigation turns deadly when she uncovers a web of politics and drugs linked to an outlaw motorcycle gang." SIGNED on the title page and dated in March 2014, before publication. 302 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 68571
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  • SOMETHING FOR THE BIRDS. by Drachman,Theodore S. M.D.
    Drachman,Theodore S. M.D.
    SOMETHING FOR THE BIRDS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, (1958) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second mystery by this Deputy Commissioner of Health featuring a health officer as the protagonist - "Dr. Johnny Mack, health officer of Spencer City in upstate New York, suddenly finds himself with a mystery death on his hands. Not a death by violence. A death by disease, obviously. But what disease? Before Johnny can track down the true cause of this first death, the disease spreads and Johnny himself is threatened." An uncommon plot and rather hard to find in the first edition. 190 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (usual light toning to the pages, some overall minor edgewear to the dj, original price of 2.95 still present).

    Book ID: 67604
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  • INDISCRETION. by Dubow, Charles.
    Dubow, Charles.
    INDISCRETION.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2013). First edition - The author's first novel, the story of a glamorous couple whose life is upended when an impressionable and ambitious young woman becomes part of their circle. 386 pp.

    Condition: Fine in black wrappers with silver lettering.

    Book ID: 67775
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  • THE BONE VAULT. by Fairstein, Linda.
    Fairstein, Linda.
    THE BONE VAULT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring New York assisant DA Alexandria Cooper, Manhattan's top sex crimes prosecutor, set partially at the American Musuem of Natural History. 386 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-23543..

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62608
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  • THE KILLS. by Fairstein, Linda.
    Fairstein, Linda.
    THE KILLS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2004.). dj. Hardcover first edition - The 6th mystery featuring New York assisant DA Alexandria Cooper, Manhattan's top sex crimes prosecutor. ISBN: 0--7432-23551.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 32493
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  • LIKELY TO DIE. by Fairstein, Linda.
    Fairstein, Linda.
    LIKELY TO DIE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Scribner, (1997.). First edition - The 2nd mystery featuring New York assisant DA Alexandria Cooper. As the top sex crimes prosecutor, she gets involved in the murder of a woman neurosurgeon. 395 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 54198
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  • ENTOMBED. by Fairstein, Linda.
    Fairstein, Linda.
    ENTOMBED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2006.). dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring New York assisant DA Alexandria Cooper, Manhattan's top sex crimes prosecutor. SIGNED on the title page. 402 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-54899.

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

    Book ID: 60992
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  • THE KILLS. by Fairstein, Linda.
    Fairstein, Linda.
    THE KILLS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2004.). dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 6th mystery featuring New York assisant DA Alexandria Cooper, Manhattan's top sex crimes prosecutor. SIGNED on the title page. Promotional postcard laid in. 383 pp. ISBN: 0--7432-23551.

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

    Book ID: 60993
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  • LIKELY TO DIE. by Fairstein, Linda.
    Fairstein, Linda.
    LIKELY TO DIE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 2nd mystery featuring New York assisant DA Alexandria Cooper. As the top sex crimes prosecutor, she gets involved in the murder of a woman neurosurgeon. SIGNED on the title page. 393 pp. ISBN: 0-684-814889.

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

    Book ID: 60997
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  • THE BONE VAULT. by Fairstein, Linda.
    Fairstein, Linda.
    THE BONE VAULT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring New York assisant DA Alexandria Cooper, Manhattan's top sex crimes prosecutor, set partially at the American Musuem of Natural History. SIGNED on the title page. 386 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-23543.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 60390
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  • Fairstein, Linda.
    THE BONE VAULT.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Scribner, (2003.) dj. Hardcover - Mystery featuring New York assisant DA Alexandria Cooper, Manhattan's top sex crimes prosecutor, set partially at the American Musuem of Natural History. 386 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-23543.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 38321
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  • THE BONE VAULT. by Fairstein, Linda.
    Fairstein, Linda.
    THE BONE VAULT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring New York assisant DA Alexandria Cooper, Manhattan's top sex crimes prosecutor, set partially at the American Musuem of Natural History. 386 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-23543.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (prev owner's address label, tape repair to back cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 43959
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  • LETHAL LEGACY. by Fairstein, Linda.
    Fairstein, Linda.
    LETHAL LEGACY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (2009) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring New York assisant DA Alexandria Cooper, Manhattan's top sex crimes prosecutor - the first terrified victim in this case is a conservator of rare books - then a woman is found murdered with a rare book believed to have been stolen. 367 pp. ISBN: 978-0385523998.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 74978
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  • THE PORTRAIT OF MRS CHARBUQUE. by Ford, Jeffrey.
    Ford, Jeffrey.
    THE PORTRAIT OF MRS CHARBUQUE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2002) dj. Hardcover first edition - In 1893 New York, a portrait painter receives an intriguing and bizarre - but lucrative - offer - to paint a portrait of a woman without ever seeing her, but based only on her words. Meanwhile "a series of horrific and inexplicable deaths rocks the outside city. On street corners, in the alleys off the bustling shopping areas, and between the crumbling tenements, anonymous women are dying, their lifeblood flowing freely like tears from their eyes. And the deeper Piambo is drawn into Mrs. Charbuque's world, the more he begins to suspect that these terrible events, his impossible task, and his odd "benefactress" are somehow intimately…

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    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2002) dj. Hardcover first edition - In 1893 New York, a portrait painter receives an intriguing and bizarre - but lucrative - offer - to paint a portrait of a woman without ever seeing her, but based only on her words. Meanwhile "a series of horrific and inexplicable deaths rocks the outside city. On street corners, in the alleys off the bustling shopping areas, and between the crumbling tenements, anonymous women are dying, their lifeblood flowing freely like tears from their eyes. And the deeper Piambo is drawn into Mrs. Charbuque's world, the more he begins to suspect that these terrible events, his impossible task, and his odd "benefactress" are somehow intimately connected." A book which is both an atmospheric historical novel and a fascinating thriller by this Edgar and Nebula award winning author. 307 pp. ISBN: 0-066211263.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66896
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  • BUFFALO DAUGHTER. by Frame, Janet.
    Frame, Janet.
    BUFFALO DAUGHTER.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: George Braziller, (1990). The twelfth book by this New Zealand author, but her first novel to be set in America- in New York, where Frame lived off and on for many years - the story of a young doctor who choses to study death. 212 pp. ISBN: 0-8076-12847.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58852
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  • BUFFALO DAUGHTER. by Frame, Janet.
    Frame, Janet.
    BUFFALO DAUGHTER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: George Braziller, (1972) dj. Hardcover first edition - The twelfth book by this New Zealand author, but her first novel to be set in America- in New York, where Frame lived off and on for many years - the story of a young doctor who choses to study death. 212 pp. ISBN: 0-8076-0657x.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (previous owner's name - that of a minor poet)

    Book ID: 58606
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  • THE LOVE SONG OF J. EDGAR HOOVER. by Friedman, Kinky
    Friedman, Kinky
    THE LOVE SONG OF J. EDGAR HOOVER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1996.). First edition - Mystery set in Greenwich Village and Chicago as the eponymous private eye Kinky Friedman rushes to the aid of a young woman and finds the FBI on his tail. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Publisher's letter laid in. 238 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 52158
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  • GOD BLESS JOHN WAYNE. by Friedman, Kinky
    Friedman, Kinky
    GOD BLESS JOHN WAYNE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1995.). First edition - Mystery set in New York City and Miami Beach as the eponymous private eye Kinky Friedman tries to right some wrongs. SIGNED on the title page. 252 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (crease to lower corner of back cover.)

    Book ID: 52179
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  • THE LOVE SONG OF J. EDGAR HOOVER. by Friedman, Kinky
    Friedman, Kinky
    THE LOVE SONG OF J. EDGAR HOOVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1996.) dj. SIGNED first edition - Mystery set in Greenwich Village and Chicago as the eponymous private eye Kinky Friedman rushes to the aid of a young woman and finds the FBI on his tail. SIGNED on the title page and dated in 1998. 238 pp. ISBN: 0-684-803771.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52312
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