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  • OFFICE PARTY. by Gilbert, Michael A.
    Gilbert, Michael A.
    OFFICE PARTY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Linden Press / Simon & Schuster, 1981. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a simple but terrifying story. Four people are working overtime on the day after Thanksgiving, when one of them, a quiet, self-effacing 46 year old, takes his three co-workers hostage. 240 pp. ISBN: 0-671436368.

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

    Book ID: 79231
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  • DEADLY PURPOSE. by Hansen, Robert P.
    Hansen, Robert P.
    DEADLY PURPOSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: M. S. Mill Co. & William Morrow & Co, 1958. dj. Hardcover first edition - A Korean War veteran obsessed with the idea of killing a cowardly sergeant travels to where he is living in a town on the coast of California, only to find someone has beaten him to the job - but he is the prime suspect. 224 pp.

    Condition: Very good in bright blue cloth in a rubbed and worn dust jacket (original price of $2.95 still present)

    Book ID: 68697
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  • DEADLY PURPOSE. by Hansen, Robert P.
    Hansen, Robert P.
    DEADLY PURPOSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: M. S. Mill Co. & William Morrow & Co, 1958. Hardcover first edition - A Korean War veteran obsessed with the idea of killing a cowardly sergeant travels to where he is living in a town on the coast of California, only to find someone has beaten him to the job - but he is the prime suspect. 224 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in bright blue cloth (a few library stamps), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68698
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  • A WOMAN RUN MAD. by L'Heureux, John.
    L'Heureux, John.
    A WOMAN RUN MAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1988) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel which is part thriller, part social comedy, part psychological suspense novel. Quinn is a struggling writer, now fired from his college teaching post, who becomes obsessed with Brahmin Sarah Slade, whom he spots shoplifting in Bonwit's and follows home to Louisburg Square. A decade earlier, Sarah had murdered and castrated her lover, and had been found mad. The other "woman run mad" is Quinn's tightly controlled wife, Claire, a successful professor, who is determined to win him back. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-67081752x.

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

    Book ID: 83099
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  • L'Heureux, John.
    A WOMAN RUN MAD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1988) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel which is part thriller, part social comedy, part psychological suspense novel. Quinn is a struggling writer, now fired from his college teaching post, who becomes obsessed with Brahmin Sarah Slade, whom he spots shoplifting in Bonwit's and follows home to Louisburg Square. A decade earlier, Sarah had murdered and castrated her lover, and had been found mad. The other "woman run mad" is Quinn's tightly controlled wife, Claire, a successful professor, who is determined to win him back. INSCRIBED on the half title page to the late noted Oklahoma collector Larry Owens. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-67081752x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83551
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  • BUNKER MAN. by McLean, Duncan.
    McLean, Duncan.
    BUNKER MAN.

    Edition: 1st US trade paperback printing.

    New York: Norton, (1997). Award-winning writer's first novel to be published in the US, a pyschological thriller, a novel of gradually growing horror: "Rob and Karen Catto are a newly married young couple settling into their lives together on the northeast coast of Scotland. Rob's job as a janitor at the local school involves him in both the lives of his students and issues of security. So he takes sharp notice of a hulking figure in a parka lurking around the edges of the school, leering through windows, and squatting in an abandoned concrete bunker. As unpleasant and unsettling incidents multiply, Rob's suspicions tilt into obsession." 297 pp. ISBN: 0-393316165.

    Condition: Near fine (black line on bottom edge).

    Book ID: 74248
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  • MARY, MARY. by Parsons, Julie.
    Parsons, Julie.
    MARY, MARY.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1998) dj. Hardcover first edition - New Zealand born author's first novel, set in London - a psychological thriller of a mother's love and revenge after her daughter is brutally murdered. 299 pp. ISBN: 0-684-853248.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65069
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  • THE FARM. by Smith, Tom Rob
    Smith, Tom Rob
    THE FARM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An intricate psychological thriller, the fourth novel by the author of the award-winning "Child 44" trilogy. "Daniel believed that his parents were enjoying a peaceful retirement on a remote farm in Sweden. But with a single phone call, everything changes. 'Your mother...she's not well,' his father tells him. 'She's been imagining things - terrible, terrible things. She's had a psychotic breakdown, and been committed to a mental hospital.' Before Daniel can board a plane to Sweden, his mother calls: 'Everything that man has told you is a lie. I'm not mad... I need the police... Meet me at Heathrow.'
    Daniel finds himself caught between his parents,…

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    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An intricate psychological thriller, the fourth novel by the author of the award-winning "Child 44" trilogy. "Daniel believed that his parents were enjoying a peaceful retirement on a remote farm in Sweden. But with a single phone call, everything changes. 'Your mother...she's not well,' his father tells him. 'She's been imagining things - terrible, terrible things. She's had a psychotic breakdown, and been committed to a mental hospital.' Before Daniel can board a plane to Sweden, his mother calls: 'Everything that man has told you is a lie. I'm not mad... I need the police... Meet me at Heathrow.'
    Daniel finds himself caught between his parents, and unsure of who to believe or trust." SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 356 pp. ISBN: 978-0446550734.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83220
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  • THE FARM. by Smith, Tom Rob
    Smith, Tom Rob
    THE FARM.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2014). First edition - An intricate psychological thriller, the fourth novel by the author of the award-winning "Child 44" trilogy. "Daniel believed that his parents were enjoying a peaceful retirement on a remote farm in Sweden. But with a single phone call, everything changes. 'Your mother...she's not well,' his father tells him. 'She's been imagining things - terrible, terrible things. She's had a psychotic breakdown, and been committed to a mental hospital.' Before Daniel can board a plane to Sweden, his mother calls: 'Everything that man has told you is a lie. I'm not mad... I need the police... Meet me at Heathrow.'
    Daniel finds himself caught between his parents, and unsure of…

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    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2014). First edition - An intricate psychological thriller, the fourth novel by the author of the award-winning "Child 44" trilogy. "Daniel believed that his parents were enjoying a peaceful retirement on a remote farm in Sweden. But with a single phone call, everything changes. 'Your mother...she's not well,' his father tells him. 'She's been imagining things - terrible, terrible things. She's had a psychotic breakdown, and been committed to a mental hospital.' Before Daniel can board a plane to Sweden, his mother calls: 'Everything that man has told you is a lie. I'm not mad... I need the police... Meet me at Heathrow.'
    Daniel finds himself caught between his parents, and unsure of who to believe or trust." 356 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. An uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 82514
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