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  • Ballard, Mignon F.
    RAVEN ROCK.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, 1986. dj. Hardcover - The author's first book, a novel of suspense, set in a small town in the mountains of North Carolina. ISBN: 0-396-087949.

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

    Book ID: 26243
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  • Cantrell, Lisa W.
    BONEMAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Jackie Swann of the North Carolina Bureau of Investigation and Phoenix City cop Dallas Reid. ISBN: 0-312-853076.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (small blacked over spot on front endpaper, light edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 31604
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  • LOST BOYS. by Card, Orson Scott.
    Card, Orson Scott.
    LOST BOYS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1992.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - This account of a family's move to a small town in North Carolina is a 'powerful, uplifting tale of loss and redemption around an American family's bittersweet triumph over a welter of dark forces, both natural and supernatural.' Very different from Card's other works, and at least partially inspired by his own move to NC with his wife and 3 children. .SIGNED on the half title page. 448 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0166932.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 31858
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  • HOMEBODY. by Card, Orson Scott.
    Card, Orson Scott.
    HOMEBODY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A change of pace for this science fiction writer, a supernatural tale of renovating an old house, set in Greensboro, North Carolina, where Card now lives. 291 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0176555.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket. (toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 43901
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  • LOST BOYS. by Card, Orson Scott.
    Card, Orson Scott.
    LOST BOYS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - This account of a family's move to a small town in North Carolina is a 'powerful, uplifting tale of loss and redemption around an American family's bittersweet triumph over a welter of dark forces, both natural and supernatural.' Very different from Card's other works, and at least partially inspired by his own move to NC with his wife and 3 children. 448 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0166932.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 54794
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  • Davis-Gardner, Angela
    FORMS OF SHELTER

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Southern author's highly praised second novel, with comments from Lee Smith, Clyde Edgerton and more. Attractive dust jacket cover is by Wendell Minor. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-395-593123.

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

    Book ID: 8594
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  • FORMS OF SHELTER by Davis-Gardner, Angela
    Davis-Gardner, Angela
    FORMS OF SHELTER

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Southern author's highly praised second novel, with comments from Lee Smith, Clyde Edgerton and more. Attractive dust jacket cover is by Wendell Minor. 276 pp. ISBN: 0-395-593123.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 8595
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  • THE EMPTY CHAIR. by Deaver, Jeffery.
    Deaver, Jeffery.
    THE EMPTY CHAIR.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000.). First edition - Mystery featuring forensic criminologist Lincoln Rhyme and his partner Amelia Sachs. 427 pp.

    Condition: Good in glossy illustrated wrappers (crease on front cover, other reading wear).

    Book ID: 66279
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  • THE EMPTY CHAIR. by Deaver, Jeffrery.
    Deaver, Jeffrery.
    THE EMPTY CHAIR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring forensic criminologist Lincoln Rhyme and his partner Amelia Sachs. SIGNED on the title page. 411 pp. ISBN: 0-684-855631.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62279
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  • KILLER DILLER by Edgerton, Clyde
    Edgerton, Clyde
    KILLER DILLER

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Wesley's back in trouble... Edgerton's 4th novel. ISBN: 0-945575-53x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (sunning to spine of dj.)

    Book ID: 47263
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  • KILLER DILLER by Edgerton, Clyde
    Edgerton, Clyde
    KILLER DILLER

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1991. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Wesley's back in trouble... Edgerton's 4th novel, set in North Carolina. SIGNED on title page. 247 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 0-945575-53x.

    Condition: Near fine in fine dust jacket (hint of spine slant.)

    Book ID: 44248
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  • KILLER DILLER by Edgerton, Clyde
    Edgerton, Clyde
    KILLER DILLER

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1991. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Wesley's back in trouble... Edgerton's 4th novel, set in North Carolina. SIGNED on title page. 247 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 0-945575-53x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64220
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  • Edgerton, Clyde
    KILLER DILLER

    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (1992.). Wesley's back in trouble... Edgerton's 4th novel. ISBN: 0-345370724.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 42244
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  • KILLER DILLER by Edgerton, Clyde
    Edgerton, Clyde
    KILLER DILLER

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1991. dj. Hardcover - Wesley's back in trouble... Edgerton's 4th novel. ISBN: 0-945575-53x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder dot, slight fading to the dj.)

    Book ID: 27749
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  • WALKING ACROSS EGYPT. by Edgerton, Clyde
    Edgerton, Clyde
    WALKING ACROSS EGYPT.

    Edition: First printing (first state)

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1987. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His second novel, set in North Carolina, this is the story of a spunky woman, a stray dog and a teenage deliquent whom she befriends. INSCRIBED on the title page - "For D. G. Thanks for introducing me to your Mom" and dated in 1988. 215 pp plus 2 pp of the music for the song 'Walking Across Egypt.'. ISBN: 0-912697-512.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (slight spine slant), Photograph of Edgerton at signing laid in.

    Book ID: 44501
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  • IN MEMORY OF JUNIOR. by Edgerton, Clyde
    Edgerton, Clyde
    IN MEMORY OF JUNIOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - North Carolina author's very funny fifth book. From the front flap: "Go by the Baptist Cemetery in Summerlin any Sunday after church and you'll see all kinds of families out there weeding and sweeping the family plots. There's always lots to do-dumping out the potted poinsettias and dusting off the plastic peonies, making sure the kids know everybody dead and how they are kin to everybody living. To most folks, which cemetery, which cemetery plot, which tombstone and what's carved on it are of consequence. And the older you are, the more so. In the Bales-McCord family, two old people are at the point of contemplating their final resting…

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    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - North Carolina author's very funny fifth book. From the front flap: "Go by the Baptist Cemetery in Summerlin any Sunday after church and you'll see all kinds of families out there weeding and sweeping the family plots. There's always lots to do-dumping out the potted poinsettias and dusting off the plastic peonies, making sure the kids know everybody dead and how they are kin to everybody living. To most folks, which cemetery, which cemetery plot, which tombstone and what's carved on it are of consequence. And the older you are, the more so. In the Bales-McCord family, two old people are at the point of contemplating their final resting places-Glenn and Laura Bales. Everybody is wondering which one will go first." 215 pp. ISBN: 1565120108.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44502
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  • IN MEMORY OF JUNIOR. by Edgerton, Clyde
    Edgerton, Clyde
    IN MEMORY OF JUNIOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - North Carolina author's very funny fifth book. From the front flap: "Go by the Baptist Cemetery in Summerlin any Sunday after church and you'll see all kinds of families out there weeding and sweeping the family plots. There's always lots to do-dumping out the potted poinsettias and dusting off the plastic peonies, making sure the kids know everybody dead and how they are kin to everybody living. To most folks, which cemetery, which cemetery plot, which tombstone and what's carved on it are of consequence. And the older you are, the more so. In the Bales-McCord family, two old people are at the point of contemplating their final…

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    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - North Carolina author's very funny fifth book. From the front flap: "Go by the Baptist Cemetery in Summerlin any Sunday after church and you'll see all kinds of families out there weeding and sweeping the family plots. There's always lots to do-dumping out the potted poinsettias and dusting off the plastic peonies, making sure the kids know everybody dead and how they are kin to everybody living. To most folks, which cemetery, which cemetery plot, which tombstone and what's carved on it are of consequence. And the older you are, the more so. In the Bales-McCord family, two old people are at the point of contemplating their final resting places-Glenn and Laura Bales. Everybody is wondering which one will go first." 215 pp. ISBN: 1565120108.

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    Condition: INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44503
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  • RANEY. by Edgerton, Clyde
    Edgerton, Clyde
    RANEY.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1985. dj. SIGNED hardcover - Author's first novel, set in North Carolina and INSCRIBED on the title page - "For - - All best" and dated in 1988. "The story of the first two years, two months, and two days of a modern Southern marriage." 227 pp. ISBN: 0-912697-172.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (hint of foxing to edge of textblock), Photograph of Edgerton at signing laid in.

    Book ID: 44504
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  • WHERE TROUBLE SLEEPS. by Edgerton, Clyde
    Edgerton, Clyde
    WHERE TROUBLE SLEEPS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His seventh novel, set in Listre, North Carolina in 1950, population 511. INSCRIBED on the title page. 260 pp. ISBN: 15651206212.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 44505
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  • Edgerton, Clyde
    KILLER DILLER

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Wesley's back in trouble... Edgerton's 4th novel, set in North Carolina. 247 pp. ISBN: 0-945575-53x.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket

    Book ID: 19162
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  • CHARMS FOR THE EASY LIFE. by Gibbons, Kaye.
    Gibbons, Kaye.
    CHARMS FOR THE EASY LIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her fourth novel, the story of three generations of strong North Carolina women. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-399-137912.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 53679
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  • CHARMS FOR THE EASY LIFE. by Gibbons, Kaye.
    Gibbons, Kaye.
    CHARMS FOR THE EASY LIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her fourth novel, the story of three generations of strong North Carolina women. 254 pp. ISBN: 0-399-137912.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56708
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  • Godwin, Gail.
    THE ODD WOMAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1974. dj. Hardcover first edition - Third novel by this author - mostly set in North Carolina - cover praise from Kurt Vonnegut, Richard Yates (who called her "a strong,witty, resourceful), Joyce Carol Oates and many others. 419 pp. ISBN: 0-394-489284.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (bookplate, remainder mark, price-clipped, some wear to dj.)

    Book ID: 35908
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  • Linney, Romulus.
    HEATHEN VALLEY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1962. dj. Hardcover first edition - Rather uncommon first edition of this author's first novel, based on the history of the Valle Crucis mission in the mountains of North Carolina in the mid-nineteenth century, and of the struggles of the bishop who conceived it and the deacon who ran it. Linney wrote a play with the same title based on his novel, and in 2004, this novel was finally reissued in paperback. 311 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with markings , binding cracked mid-book, but in a very near fine and unmarked dustjacket. Striking dust jacket art by Walter Ferro.

    Book ID: 30268
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  • DEATH ON THE ENO. by Mackay, Amanda.
    Mackay, Amanda.
    DEATH ON THE ENO.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1981.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second mystery featuring Dr. Hannah Land, professor of political science at Duke University, and shrewd amateur sleuth. Set in tobacco growing country. 231 pp. ISBN: 0-316-559938.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 48440
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  • RITUALS OF THE SEASON. by Maron, Margaret
    Maron, Margaret
    RITUALS OF THE SEASON.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (2005.) dj. Hardcover - Mystery featuring North Carolina judge Deborah Knott. 303 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-8095.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39756
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  • HOME FIRES. by Maron, Margaret
    Maron, Margaret
    HOME FIRES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - The 8th mystery by this award-winning writer - features North Carolina judge Deborah Knott. ISBN: 0-89296-6556.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 40308
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  • DEATH'S HALF ACRE. by Maron, Margaret.
    Maron, Margaret.
    DEATH'S HALF ACRE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Boston: Grand Central Publishing, (2008). First edition - Mystery novel set in rapidly changing rural North Carolina featuring sleuth and judge Deborah Knott. 262 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 65072
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  • UNCOMMON CLAY. by Maron, Margaret
    Maron, Margaret
    UNCOMMON CLAY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (2001)
    dj
    . SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring North Carolina judge Deborah Knott. SIGNED by author on title page. 288 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-7201.

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

    Book ID: 60259
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  • WINTER'S CHILD. by Maron, Margaret
    Maron, Margaret
    WINTER'S CHILD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring North Carolina judge Deborah Knott. 324 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-8095.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65131
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