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  • Brink, Andre.
    AN ACT OF TERROR.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Summit Books, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Suspenseful novel about a small group of South Africans who plot to assasinate the president of their country, but in addition to the suspense this is a thoughtful meditation on the ethics of violence. Glossary. A massive book at 834 pp. ISBN: 0-671-748580.

    Condition: Very good in a near fine dj. (tape on front endpaper, rem line bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 12777
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  • AN ACT OF TERROR. by Brink, Andre.
    Brink, Andre.
    AN ACT OF TERROR.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Summit Books, 1991. First edition - Suspenseful novel about a small group of South Africans who plot to assasinate the president of their country, but in addition to the suspense this is a thoughtful meditation on the ethics of violence. Glossary. A massive book at 834 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed blue wrappers.

    Book ID: 46456
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  • SEIZE THE STORM. by Cadnum, Michael.
    Cadnum, Michael.
    SEIZE THE STORM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - Sailing the family yacht from California to Hawaii, cousins Martin and Susannah, along with her parents and a crewman are driven by a storm into the path of a drifting powerboat - one which carries the bodies of two men and a stash of money.. . "a chilling depiction of a family adventure gone very, very wrong." 223 pp. ISBN: 9780374367053.

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

    Book ID: 61224
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  • NEPTUNE LAUGHED. by Clark, Denis.
    Clark, Denis.
    NEPTUNE LAUGHED.

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Lutterworth Press, (1949). Hardcover first edition - Suspense story for young adults: two boys have joined their parents in the Mediterranean for a holiday - and they become engrossed with spear fishing - but then they witnessed a murder and they became the hunted. Color frontispiece. 215 pp

    Condition: Very good in a fair only dust jacket (price-clipped, edges were reinforced by tape, several small chips and tears).

    Book ID: 70097
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  • GOLDEN BUDDHA. by Cussler, Clive and Craig Dirgo.
    Cussler, Clive and Craig Dirgo.
    GOLDEN BUDDHA.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Berkley, (2003.). First edition - First novel in the Oregon Files series, featuring Juan Cabrillo. 420 pp. ISBN: 0-425-191729.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 41680
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  • Cussler, Clive with Jack Du Brul
    PLAGUE SHIP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fifth novel in the Oregon Files series, featuring Juan Cabrillo. 515 pp. ISBN: 970399154973.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61379
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  • HAULIN' by Finch, Peter.
    Finch, Peter.
    HAULIN'

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1975. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel - at 49, J. W. Pickett has been a long distance truck driver for too many years and he wants out - but can't afford to quit - but then on a haul to Boston he and his partner meet Frank, who has been given 24 hours by the mob to find a way to deliver a shipment of drugs to California, and so he takes a gamble that can risk everything. 225 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (previous owner's name, some short edgetears to the dj)

    Book ID: 74804
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  • JACKDAWS. by Follett, Ken.
    Follett, Ken.
    JACKDAWS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Dutton, (2001). First edition - Thriller set during World War II in the days before D-Day. "It is 1944 and the Allies are preparing for the invasion of Europe. In the occupied town of Sainte-Cecile, the French Resistance is preparing to blow up the chateau that now houses the crucial telephone exchange connecting the French telephone system to that of Germany." 451 pp plus brief historical note. An uncommon advance issue, especially for a title which had a reported 500,000 copy first printing.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (as new).

    Book ID: 78266
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  • RACING THROUGH THE TALL GRASS. by Givon, Thomas.
    Givon, Thomas.
    RACING THROUGH THE TALL GRASS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins / Reagan Books, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel - one many years in the writing, and which drew on his personal experiences raised in a commune in Palestine and as a member of the Israeli Army in the Suez War - "a powerful study of the cruelty and obsession that lurk just beneath the surface of civilized men. Robert Aron, an Algerian Jew caught up in the savage fighting for his homeland, and his comrade-in-arms, Jojo, share a bond forged in the hellfires of war. But when Robert, weary of battle, falls in love with Marie, a young Catholic girl, and attempts to escape both his bloody past and…

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    New York: Harper Collins / Reagan Books, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel - one many years in the writing, and which drew on his personal experiences raised in a commune in Palestine and as a member of the Israeli Army in the Suez War - "a powerful study of the cruelty and obsession that lurk just beneath the surface of civilized men. Robert Aron, an Algerian Jew caught up in the savage fighting for his homeland, and his comrade-in-arms, Jojo, share a bond forged in the hellfires of war. But when Robert, weary of battle, falls in love with Marie, a young Catholic girl, and attempts to escape both his bloody past and Jojo's ever-tightening grip, he becomes the target of Jojo's deadly obsession." SIGNED on the half title page. 274 pp. ISBN: 0-060392002.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (crease to front flap of dj)

    Book ID: 67002
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  • FOUR CORNERS OF NIGHT. by Holden, Craig.
    Holden, Craig.
    FOUR CORNERS OF NIGHT.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Delacorte, (1999). SIGNED first edition - His third hightly praised literary thriller, the story of the search for the truth behind the abduction of a young girl. SIGNED on the title page and dated in October 98, before publication. 180 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76610
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  • MATALA: A Novel of Deceit. by Holden, Craig.
    Holden, Craig.
    MATALA: A Novel of Deceit.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - "A harrowing tale of sex, deception, and international smuggling." SIGNED on the title page and dated 10-6-07, before publication. 180 pp. ISBN: 0-7432-74997.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 44853
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  • MATALA: A Novel of Deceit. by Holden, Craig.
    Holden, Craig.
    MATALA: A Novel of Deceit.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - "A harrowing tale of sex, deception, and international smuggling." INSCRIBED on the title page and dated 10-6-07, before publication. 180 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 44854
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  • MATALA: A Novel of Deceit. by Holden, Craig.
    Holden, Craig.
    MATALA: A Novel of Deceit.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - "A harrowing tale of sex, deception, and international smuggling." INSCRIBED on the title page and dated 10-6-07, before publication. 180 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76518
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  • FOUR CORNERS OF NIGHT. by Holden, Craig.
    Holden, Craig.
    FOUR CORNERS OF NIGHT.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Delacorte, (1999). SIGNED first edition - His third hightly praised literary thriller, the story of the search for the truth behind the abduction of a young girl. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated 10-3-98, before publication. 180 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 64700
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  • WHERE ALL LIGHT TENDS TO GO. by Joy, David.
    Joy, David.
    WHERE ALL LIGHT TENDS TO GO.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Putnam, (2015). First edition - Southern author's very highly praised first novel, a Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best First Novel. "The area surrounding Cashiers, North Carolina, is home to people of all kinds, but the world that Jacob McNeely lives in is crueler than most. His father runs a methodically organized meth ring, with local authorities on the dime to turn a blind eye to his dealings. Having dropped out of high school and cut himself off from his peers, Jacob has been working for this father for years, all on the promise that his payday will come eventually." 260 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers with self flaps, letter from publisher bound in (some toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 78699
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  • THE POYDRAS PROJECT. by Lawhon, Margaret.
    Lawhon, Margaret.
    THE POYDRAS PROJECT.

    Edition: First printing.

    Baton Rouge, LA: Two Ones Publishing, (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, an account of "how a bioterrorist plot could become one of America's worst nightmares. . an attack America thought is woefully ill-prepared to handle." INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper. 220 pp plus a page of references and resources. Errata slip pasted on the verso of the dedication page. ISBN: 0-974428507.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78762
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  • Macdonald, Elisabeth.
    THE HOUSE AT GRAY EAGLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1976.) dj. First edition - Romantic suspense novel set on a remote ranch in the Colorado mountains. ISBN: 0-684-145561.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder dot, 'very good' written on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 32332
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  • THE LEOPARD'S WIFE. by Pickering, Paul.
    Pickering, Paul.
    THE LEOPARD'S WIFE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2010.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fifth novel by this writer who was selected as one of the 10 best young British novelists by bookseller W H Smith. "Weaves Congolese politics, suspense and classical music into an exotic tapestry." 308 pp. ISBN: 9781439168530.

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

    Book ID: 54363
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  • THE BLUE GATE OF BABYLON. by Pickering, Paul.
    Pickering, Paul.
    THE BLUE GATE OF BABYLON.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Random House, (1989) dj. Hardcover first edition - Third novel by this writer who was selected as one of the 10 best young British novelists by bookseller W H Smith. Set in Berlin in 1960 at the height of the Cold War, this is a satirical spy comedy in the tradition of Evelyn Waugh. 289 pp. ISBN: 0-394-576373.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65061
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  • AGATITE. by Reynolds, Clay.
    Reynolds, Clay.
    AGATITE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1986). The author's second novel, set in the quiet town of Agatite, Texas, once known as the jewel of the prairie, but now used up and gradually dying - "until the discovery of a dead body hanged in an abandoned outhouse sets into motion a series of events that alters the town forever. Shock follows shock in quick succession as Reynolds relentlessly develops his tale of murder and mob action, focusing on Able Newsome, the county sheriff, and Roy Breedlove, a former high school football star turned drifter, but involving the fate of the town and all its citizens." (Library Journal) 374 pp. ISBN: 0-312011709.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80248
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  • EASY TO MURDER. by Rutledge, Nancy.
    Rutledge, Nancy.
    EASY TO MURDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1951. dj. Hardcover first edition - A woman with an insatiable need for power finds her brother-in-law, a reporter, and his fiancee in her way, and determines that murder is the simplest solution to her problem,

    Condition: Fair condition only in a fair dust jacket (small round indentation on front cover affecting the first few pages, rather severe toning to the pages, dust jacket is missing a large chip at the top of the spine, extending onto the back cover, other smaller chips and edgewear).

    Book ID: 71936
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  • THE FOUR HUNDRED. by Sheppard, Stephen.
    Sheppard, Stephen.
    THE FOUR HUNDRED.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Summit Books, (1979.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel based on a crime that shook the Victorian world of Charles Dickens - a daring robbery of 400,000 Pounds Sterling from the Bank of England . The ingenious plot was the work of four young Americans - the Bidwell brothers, George 'Mac' MacDonald and Edwin Noyes. Includes appearances by the Baron Rothschild and the famous American detective, Pinkerton. 414 pp. ISBN: 0-671400711.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 41845
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  • THE GREAT LOS ANGELES FIRE. by Stewart, Edward.
    Stewart, Edward.
    THE GREAT LOS ANGELES FIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1980.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A suspenseful story that could all too easily become reality - fourteen wild fires raging through the tinder-dry terrain of the hills surrounding and running through Los Angeles create a flaming hell on earth. 315 pp. ISBN: 0-671-25135x.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (one corner slightly bumped, small stray black mark on top edge of text block.)

    Book ID: 48078
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