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  • THE LINEUP. by [Anthology] Penzler, Otto, editor. Ian Rankin, signed; John Lescroart, Anne Perry, Ridley Pearson and David Morrell, contributors.
    [Anthology] Penzler, Otto, editor. Ian Rankin, signed; John Lescroart, Anne Perry, Ridley Pearson and David Morrell, contributors.
    THE LINEUP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "The world's greatest crime writers tell the inside stories of their greatest detectives." Includes Ken Bruen, Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Robert Crais, Jonathan and Faye Kellerman, Anne Perry, Robert B. Parker, Ian Rankin and more. . Introduction by Otto Penzler. SIGNED by Ian Rankin at his contribution. 501 pp. ISBN: 9780316031936.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62783
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  • THE LINEUP. by [Anthology - signed] Penzler, Otto, editor. Ridley Pearson, signed.
    [Anthology - signed] Penzler, Otto, editor. Ridley Pearson, signed.
    THE LINEUP.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    London: Quercus, (2011). SIGNED - "The world's greatest crime writers tell the inside stories of their greatest detectives." Includes Ken Bruen, Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Robert Crais, Jonathan and Faye Kellerman, Anne Perry, Robert B. Parker, Ian Rankin and more. SIGNED by SIX contributors - by Otto Penzler on the title page with the comment "the Edgar winner!" and by Lee Child, John Connolly, David Morrell, Jeffery Deaver and Ridley Pearson at their contributions. Introduction by Otto Penzler. 501 pp. ISBN: 9781849165228.

    Condition: Fine in red illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 60265
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  • Babula, William
    ST JOHN AND THE SEVEN VEILS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lyle Stuart / Carol Communications, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second mystery featuring San Francisco private eye Jeremiah St. John and his cohorts, Mickey, an ex-policewoman, and Chief Moses, a 'larger than life Seminole Indian.' 208 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 33149
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  • Babula, William
    ST JOHN AND THE SEVEN VEILS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Birch Lane, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - The third mystery featuring San Francisco private eye Jeremiah St. John and his cohorts, Mickey, an ex-policewoman, and Chief Moses, a 'larger than life Seminole Indian.' 208 pp.

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

    Book ID: 3531
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  • BURNING MOON: A Wil Hardesty Novel. by Barre, Richard.
    Barre, Richard.
    BURNING MOON: A Wil Hardesty Novel.

    Edition: First printing.

    Santa Barbara: Capra Press, (2003). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A thriller by this award-winning novelist featuring Southern California surfer-turned-private eye, Wil Hardesty, who is hired by a Vietnamese refugee and fisherman, Vinh Tien who is sure that the disappearance at sea of his son, Jimmy wasn't accidental. One reviewer noted that "Burning Moon ignites slowly, as its underappreciated author outlines the cultural dynamics that are essential to this tale and reintroduces Hardesty. However, Barre's vivid but economical prose and strong character development eventually make this shine." SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 348 pp. ISBN: 1-592660118.

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

    Book ID: 83570
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  • BURNING MOON: A Wil Hardesty Novel. by Barre, Richard (Dennis Lehane, S, J, Rozan, G. M. Ford and Don Winslow, signed)
    Barre, Richard (Dennis Lehane, S, J, Rozan, G. M. Ford and Don Winslow, signed)
    BURNING MOON: A Wil Hardesty Novel.

    Edition: First printing - a signed limited edition.

    Santa Barbara: Capra Press, (2003). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A thriller by this award-winning novelist featuring Southern California surfer-turned-private eye, Wil Hardesty, who is hired by a Vietnamese refugee and fisherman, Vinh Tien who is sure that the disappearance at sea of his son, Jimmy wasn't accidental. One reviewer noted that "Burning Moon ignites slowly, as its underappreciated author outlines the cultural dynamics that are essential to this tale and reintroduces Hardesty. However, Barre's vivid but economical prose and strong character development eventually make this shine." #25 of only 200 copies numbered and SIGNED on the limitation page by Richard Barre, Dennis Lehane, S, J, Rozan, G. M. Ford and Don Winslow (all of whom contributed blurbs to this title) . 348 pp plus limitation page. ISBN: 1-592660118.

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

    Book ID: 83571
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  • BURNING MOON: A Wil Hardesty Novel. by Barre, Richard (Dennis Lehane, S, J, Rozan, G. M. Ford and Don Winslow, signed)
    Barre, Richard (Dennis Lehane, S, J, Rozan, G. M. Ford and Don Winslow, signed)
    BURNING MOON: A Wil Hardesty Novel.

    Edition: First printing - a signed limited edition.

    Santa Barbara: Capra Press, (2003). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A thriller by this award-winning novelist featuring Southern California surfer-turned-private eye, Wil Hardesty, who is hired by a Vietnamese refugee and fisherman, Vinh Tien who is sure that the disappearance at sea of his son, Jimmy wasn't accidental. One reviewer noted that "Burning Moon ignites slowly, as its underappreciated author outlines the cultural dynamics that are essential to this tale and reintroduces Hardesty. However, Barre's vivid but economical prose and strong character development eventually make this shine." #10 of only 200 copies numbered and SIGNED on the limitation page by Richard Barre, Dennis Lehane, S, J, Rozan, G. M. Ford and Don Winslow (all of whom contributed blurbs to this title) . 348 pp plus limitation page. ISBN: 1-592660118.

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

    Book ID: 83572
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  • NO DIAMONDS FOR A DOLL. by Cagney, Peter.
    Cagney, Peter.
    NO DIAMONDS FOR A DOLL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Roy Publishers, (1961) dj. Hardcover first edition - "Mike Strang was a private investigator. Investigating mysteries was his job. And the mysteries he like best were young, attractive and female." 192 pp.

    Condition: Good in very good dust jacket. (foxing to the edges of the textblock, toning to the pages, small chip to rear cover of dj.) Uncommon, especially in dj -

    Book ID: 59533
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  • CONTRACT NULL AND VOID. by Gores, Joe.
    Gores, Joe.
    CONTRACT NULL AND VOID.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A DKA File novel - like Ed McBain, Gores uses an entire team of sleuths - the investigators of the Daniel Kearny Associates - in his gritty realistic novels. One review described the 'private-eye procedural as Gores' specialty, maybe his invention.' Set in San Francisco. 309 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5924.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 34214
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  • CONTRACT NULL AND VOID. by Gores, Joe.
    Gores, Joe.
    CONTRACT NULL AND VOID.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A DKA File novel - like Ed McBain, Gores uses an entire team of sleuths - the investigators of the Daniel Kearny Associates - in his gritty realistic novels. One review described the 'private-eye procedural as Gores' specialty, maybe his invention.' Set in San Francisco. 309 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5924.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 40233
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  • 32 CADILLACS. by Gores, Joe (1931-2011)
    Gores, Joe (1931-2011)
    32 CADILLACS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1992.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A DKA File novel - like Ed McBain, Gores uses an entire team of sleuths - the investigators of the Daniel Kearny Associates - in his gritty realistic novels. One review described the 'private-eye procedural as Gores' specialty, maybe his invention.' SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 338 pp. ISBN: 0-892962984.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80935
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  • CONTRACT NULL AND VOID. by Gores, Joe (1931-2011)
    Gores, Joe (1931-2011)
    CONTRACT NULL AND VOID.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1996.). SIGNED first edition - The fifth DKA File novel - like Ed McBain, Gores uses an entire team of sleuths - the investigators of the Daniel Kearny Associates - in his gritty realistic novels. One review described the 'private-eye procedural as Gores' specialty, maybe his invention.' Set in San Francisco. SIGNED on the title page and with a long inscription on the half title page to the late Oklahoma collector Larry Owens in which Gores says "Don't even try to read this" as he explains why it is so full of typos - he ends with the comment "On readers such as you are writing careers built." Dated in 1998. 309 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (upper corner slightly bumped).

    Book ID: 81236
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  • 32 CADILLACS. by Gores, Joe (1931-2011)
    Gores, Joe (1931-2011)
    32 CADILLACS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1992.). SIGNED first edition - The 4th DKA File novel - like Ed McBain, Gores uses an entire team of sleuths - the investigators of the Daniel Kearny Associates - in his gritty realistic novels. One review described the 'private-eye procedural as Gores' specialty, maybe his invention.' SIGNED on the title page and with a long inscription on the half title page to the late Oklahoma collector Larry Owens in which Gores describes the progress on getting this produced as a movie. Dated in 1998. Nominated for the Edgar Award. 337 pp.

    Condition: Just about fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 81237
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  • 32 CADILLACS. by Gores, Joe (1931-2011)
    Gores, Joe (1931-2011)
    32 CADILLACS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (1992.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A DKA File novel - like Ed McBain, Gores uses an entire team of sleuths - the investigators of the Daniel Kearny Associates - in his gritty realistic novels. One review described the 'private-eye procedural as Gores' specialty, maybe his invention.' SIGNED on the title page and INSCRIBED on the half title page to the late Oklahoma collector, Larry Owens. The comments fill the entire page and describes his working with a director and a producer to try and get a film version. 338 pp. ISBN: 0-892962984.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81968
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  • PAST TENSE. by Greenleaf, Stephen
    Greenleaf, Stephen
    PAST TENSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner's, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring private investigator John Marshall Tanner, set in San Francisco, and involving claims of sexual abuse, buried memories and a police officer who appears to be acting as a vigilante. 282 pp. ISBN: 0-684-832496.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 36754
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  • PAST TENSE. by Greenleaf, Stephen
    Greenleaf, Stephen
    PAST TENSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner's, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring private investigator John Marshall Tanner, set in San Francisco, and involving claims of sexual abuse, buried memories and a police officer who appears to be acting as a vigilante. 282 pp. ISBN: 0-684-832496.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 22529
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  • PAST TENSE. by Greenleaf, Stephen
    Greenleaf, Stephen
    PAST TENSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner's, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring private investigator John Marshall Tanner, set in San Francisco, and involving claims of sexual abuse, buried memories and a police officer who appears to be acting as a vigilante. SIGNED on the title page. 282 pp. ISBN: 0-684-832496.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 56586
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  • Greenleaf, Stephen
    PAST TENSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner's, (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring private investigator John Marshall Tanner, set in San Francisco, and involving claims of sexual abuse, buried memories and a police officer who appears to be acting as a vigilante. 282 pp. ISBN: 0-684-832496.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 23710
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  • SMALL VICES. by Parker, Robert B.
    Parker, Robert B.
    SMALL VICES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Spenser mystery, set in Boston and Manhattan. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-399-142444.

    Condition: Near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 37588
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  • PERDITION, U.S.A. by Phillips, Gary
    Phillips, Gary
    PERDITION, U.S.A.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Berkley, (1997). SIGNED - The second mystery featuring black private eye Ivan Monk. The setting ranges from the dangerous urban streets of Los Angeles to the town of Perdition in the Pacific Northwest. Proof issued in conjunction with the publication of the mass market paperback. SIGNED on the title page. 258 pp.

    Condition: Fine in orange printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 81267
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