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1 Walker, Mary Willis THE RED SCREAM
New York Doubleday 1994 038546858X / 9780385468589 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Author's second book; Edgar winner and Macavity nominee. Light wrinkling to jacket. 
Texas reporter Molly Cates, whose book describes the horrifying career of serial killer Louie Bronk, realizes, shortly before Louie's execution, that he may be innocent and that her life is in danger. ; 1.4 x 9.3 x 6.2 Inches; 324 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
2 Wallace, Edgar THE TRAITOR'S GATE: Scotland Yard Edition
Garden City Doubleday, Doran & Co 1927 Hardcover Very Good; Page edges browned; light rubbing to back board. 

Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
3 Walters, Minette THE BREAKER
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1999 0399144927 / 9780399144929 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket; Vertical crease to spine of book. Slight lean. Jacket has minor shelf wear. 
The investigation into the brutal rape and murder of a young woman yields many baffling puzzles--such as why the woman's little daughter, a witness to the crime, was allowed to survive--and suspects, including the victim's husband and a handsome young actor who lied about his relationship with her. ; 351 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
4 Walters, Minette THE BREAKER
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1999 0399144927 / 9780399144929 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket with superficial scratches and light shelf rubbing. 
351 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
5 Wambaugh, Joseph THE SECRETS OF HARRY BRIGHT
New York Perigord Press 1985 0688059589 / 9780688059583 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket shows some shelf wear and the book has a light touch of edge soil. 
When wealthy, young Palm Springs resident Jack Watson is shot and then incinerated in his Rolls Royce, his father seeks revenge by calling on LAPD homicide detective Sidney Blackpool to sort things out. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
6 Wambaugh, Joseph THE SECRETS OF HARRY BRIGHT
New York Perigord Press 1985 0688059589 / 9780688059583 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Book is clean, straight and tight. Jacket has a touch too much shelf wear to be Near Fine. 
When wealthy, young Palm Springs resident Jack Watson is shot and then incinerated in his Rolls Royce, his father seeks revenge by calling on LAPD homicide detective Sidney Blackpool to sort things out. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
7 Warfield, Gallatin SILENT SON
New York Warner Books 1994 0446517259 / 9780446517256 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Light spot of soil to top edge. Jacket is rubbed, especially to raised foil lettering; anti-theft device to blind side of back panel. 
The sole witness to an elderly couple's murder is an eight-year-old boy, struck dumb by the trauma, and courtroom revelations place his life in jeopardy as well. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
8 Warga, Wayne FATAL IMPRESSIONS
New York Arbor House 1989 0877959900 / 9780877959908 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Last page of book is stuck to back board. Jacket lightly browned along edges, lightly rubbed. 
When Rachel Sabin and Jeffrey Dean, owners of a Los Angeles art gallery and rare book shop, purchase a rare Stella print, they inadvertently become ensnarled in an international web of forgery and murder. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
9 Wessel, John THIS FAR, NO FURTHER
New York Simon & Schuster 1996 0684814633 / 9780684814636 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; 1997 Shamus nominee for Best First Novel. Tear to the die-cut "S": the piece wiggles but is attached. 
Harding, a former private investigator and an ex-convict, finds himself involved in a deadly domestic case, as he becomes the prime suspect in the murder of the girlfriend of a straying husband. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
10 Westlake, Donald E. THE AX
New York Mysterious Press 1997 0892965878 / 9780892965878 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket; 1998 Macavity Award nominee for Best Mystery Novel. Appears unread. Jacket protected in mylar cover. 
Eighteen months after being laid off and still unemployed, Burke Devore, a mild-mannered middle manager, transforms himself into a ruthless murderer as he systematically tracks down and kills the seven men who could take the job that rightfully should be his. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
11 Wheat, Carolyn MEAN STREAK
New York Berkley Books 1996 0425153177 / 9780425153178 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Book is clean, straight and tight with light B stamped on top edge. 

Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
12 Wheeler, Thomas THE ARCANUM
New York Bantam Books 2004 055380314X / 9780553803143 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Appears unread. Author's first book. 
A member of a group of early twentieth-century scientists and professionals who solve crimes with links to the occult, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle teams up with Harry Houdini and other comrades when their leader dies under suspicious circumstances. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
13 Wilcox, Collin CALCULATED RISK
New York Henry Holt & Co 1995 0805030034 / 9780805030037 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket; Remainder mark to bottom edge. 
A mystery of psychological intrigue centers on a rising California senator, the husband of a woman from a wealthy and prestigious family, whose secret gay past is about to be exposed by a blackmailer. ; 0.75 x 8.5 x 5.75 Inches; 245 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
14 Wilhelm, Kate SEVEN KINDS OF DEATH : A Charlie Meiklejohn - Constance Leidl Mystery
New York St. Martin's Press 1992 0312082908 / 9780312082901 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Book appears unread. Jacket has small tear back panel at spine edge, light corner wear, and is protected in mylar. 
8vo 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
15 Wilhelm, Kate SWEET, SWEET POISON
New York St. Martin's 1990 031204433X / 9780312044336 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Book has been gently read with light edge toning. Jacket has edge wear and back panel scratches. 
Charlie Meiklejohn and Constance Leidl find themselves in a rural setting, investigating suspects in a series of poisonings directed against a loud but likable pair of lottery winners from the Bronx. ; 262 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
16 Williamson, Penn MORTAL SINS
New York Warner Books 2000 044652154X / 9780446521543 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Remainder stripe to bottom edge. Author's first book. 
When Creole aristocrat Charles St. Claire is found with his throat slashed, with his blood-drenched wife, Hollywood sex goddess Remy Lelourie, next to him, police investigator Daman Rourke must confront old loyalties and his need to find the killer as he follows a deadly trail of betrayal and murder through the dark underside of Jazz Age New Orleans. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
17 Wills, Garry AT BUTTON'S : A Novel of Suspense
Kansas City Andrews and Mcmeel, Inc 1978 0836261089 / 9780836261080 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; 1978 National Book Critics Circle Award. Spine slightly faded; light top edge soil, discoloration on front endpaper from an old price sticker. Jacket has small tears and chips to top edge, scratches to back panel. 
8vo 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
18 Wilson, Gahan EDDY DECO'S LAST CAPER : An Illustrated Mystery
New York Times Books 1987 0812916719 / 9780812916713 First Edition Hardcover Very Good; Remainder mark, light shelf wear, edge soil. 
In words and pictures, the popular 'New Yorker' cartoonist and short story author parodys the classic Sam Spade-type, hard-boiled detective novel in this story of hard-drinking private detective Eddy Deco. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
EVERYBODY'S FAVORITE DUCK, Wilson, Gahan
19 Wilson, Gahan EVERYBODY'S FAVORITE DUCK
New York Mysterious Press 1988 089296295X / 9780892962952 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket has small closed slice on spine panel; enclosed in mylar to prevent further damage. 
The celebrated cartoonist/comic novelist presents a thundering and uproarious adventure with literature's nastiest bad guys and its most heroic good guys battling to the death in today's New York. ; 8vo 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
20 Wilson, John THE DISAPPEARANCE OF LINDSEY BARRATT
New York William Morrow 1998 0688152805 / 9780688152802 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Stain across bottom corner of fore edge. 

Price: 10.00 USD
 
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