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  • THE FORGETTING PLACE. by Burley, John,
    Burley, John,
    THE FORGETTING PLACE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2015). SIGNED first edition - A novel of psychological suspense, published as a trade paperback original. SIGNED on the title page and dated 11/24/14 - before publication. "A female psychiatrist at a state mental hospital finds herself at the center of a shadowy conspiracy . . . Menaker State Hospital is a curse, a refuge, a prison, a necessity, a nightmare, a salvation" and corrupted. 344 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 66482
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  • SIMULTANEOUS EQUATIONS. by Halley, Laurence.
    Halley, Laurence.
    SIMULTANEOUS EQUATIONS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1978) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a suspenseful story of a businessman's disintegration as his memories of an "indiscretion" - the rape and murder of a young hitchhiker he picked up - torments him. 218 pp. ISBN: 0-312725957.

    Condition: Good in a good dust jacket (remainder mark, some spotting to outer edge of textblock, tear to lower edge of back cover of dj, etc)

    Book ID: 67284
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  • VICTIM OF THE AURORA. by Keneally, Thomas.
    Keneally, Thomas.
    VICTIM OF THE AURORA.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1978.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in 1910 in the Antarctic, this novel is a combination of polar adventure, murder mystery and an exploration of what men are capable of when faced with intense cold and hunger. SIGNED on the title page with a small doodle. 219 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 0-15-1936315.

    Condition: Good only in a near fine like dustjacket (bookstore stamp, some crinkling to several pages from dampness).

    Book ID: 58806
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  • VICTIM OF THE AURORA. by Keneally, Thomas.
    Keneally, Thomas.
    VICTIM OF THE AURORA.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1978.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in 1910 in the Antarctic, this novel is a combination of polar adventure, murder mystery and an exploration of what men are capable of when faced with intense cold and hunger. 219 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 0-15-1936315.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 76350
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  • THEME MUSIC. by Vandelly, T. Marie.
    Vandelly, T. Marie.
    THEME MUSIC.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (2019) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, an unpredictable - and horror-filled - psychological thriller. When she was just one, Dixie's father butchered her mother and brothers and then slashed his own throat, sparing only Dixie. "Twenty-five years later, when her childhood home goes up for sale, Dixie sets aside all reason and moves in. But as the ghosts of her family seemingly begin to take up residence in the house that was once theirs, Dixie starts to question her own sanity. . . In order to make sense of her present, Dixie becomes determined to unravel the truth of her past and seeks out the detective who originally investigated the murders. But…

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    New York: Dutton, (2019) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, an unpredictable - and horror-filled - psychological thriller. When she was just one, Dixie's father butchered her mother and brothers and then slashed his own throat, sparing only Dixie. "Twenty-five years later, when her childhood home goes up for sale, Dixie sets aside all reason and moves in. But as the ghosts of her family seemingly begin to take up residence in the house that was once theirs, Dixie starts to question her own sanity. . . In order to make sense of her present, Dixie becomes determined to unravel the truth of her past and seeks out the detective who originally investigated the murders. But the more she learns, the more she opens up the uncomfortable possibility that the sins of her father may belong to another." 383 pp. ISBN: 978-1524744700.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85188
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  • I MARRIED A DEAD MAN. by Woolrich, Cornell (William Irish)
    Woolrich, Cornell (William Irish)
    I MARRIED A DEAD MAN.

    Edition: First thus.

    Pleasantville, New York: ImPress Mystery, (2003). Hardcover first edition - A novel originally published in 1948 under the pseudonym of William Irish, a story of mistaken identity by the "father of noir fiction." A title in the Best Mysteries of All Time series. Includes 3 pp about the author. 263 pp. Brochure laid in. ISBN: 0-762188901.

    Condition: Very near fine in burgundy boards with silver lettering and copper decorations on the front cover, copper lettering on the spine (previous owner's name).

    Book ID: 84636
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