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  • THE KILLING OF THE SAINTS. by Abella, Alex.
    Abella, Alex.
    THE KILLING OF THE SAINTS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, (1991.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Described as the first Cuban-American thriller, this is a story of witchcraft, crime and law, set in the Hispanic communities of Los Angeles. Charlie Morrell, himself Cuban, is a court-appointed investigator assigned to take on the case of two marielitos, followers of the santeria cult, who are accused of a vicious killing. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication, 308 pp. ISBN: 0-517-58509X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 64477
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  • THE KILLING OF THE SAINTS. by Abella, Alex.
    Abella, Alex.
    THE KILLING OF THE SAINTS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Crown, (1991.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Described as the first Cuban-American thriller, this is a story of witchcraft, crime and law, set in the Hispanic communities of Los Angeles. Charlie Morrell, himself Cuban, is a court-appointed investigator assigned to take on the case of two marielitos, followers of the santeria cult, who are accused of a vicious killing. SIGNED on the half title page, 308 pp. ISBN: 0-517-58509X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 52360
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  • Correa, Arnaldo.
    COLD HAVANA GROUND.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Akashic Books. (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Second novel to be published in English by one of the three "fathers" of Cuban crime fiction - "Cuban Noir" mystery based on actual events in Cuba involving three Afro-Cuban religions: Santeria, Palo Monte, and the Abakua Secret Society. Based on the Havana police records, this is quthentic look into little-known aspects of Cuban society: when a Chinese cadaver is stolen from a cemetery in Havana, the Cuban police are stumped. Their investigation leads to a priest in the Abakua Secret Society. Translated from the Spanish by Marjorie Moore. Dust jacket praise from Martin Cruz Smith, Lawrence Block and others. Map endpapers. 300 pp. plus 2 pp of publisher's advertisements. ISBN: 1-888451521.

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

    Book ID: 35964
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  • VALLEY OF BONES. by Gruber, Michael.
    Gruber, Michael.
    VALLEY OF BONES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2005) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, featuring Afro-Cuban Miami homicide detective Jimmy Paz, an international thriller, and an exploration of faith, with settings ranging from Florida to the Blue Ridge Mountains to Sudan. SIGNED on the title page and dated 25 Jan 05, in the year of publication. 436 pp. ISBN: 0-060577665.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66444
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