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SCIMITAR, Abbott, John
1 Abbott, John SCIMITAR
New York Crown Publishers 1992 051758705X / 9780517587058 Advance Reader's Copy Softcover Near Fine; Advance Reader's Edition in glossy pictorial covers. 
A killer masked in a golden-boy exterior is assigned to hunt down a series of people bound by a small green scimitar tattooed on their chests, while at the same time dodging the advances of an obsessed woman. ; Trade PB; 8.90 X 6.10 X 1.30 inches; 291 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
OBLIVION, Abrahams, Peter
2 Abrahams, Peter OBLIVION
New York William Morrow 2005 0060726571 / 9780060726577 Advance Reader's Copy Softcover Fine; Advance Reader's Edition in glossy pictorial covers. 
Waking up in a hospital with much of his memory missing, Nick Petrov, a private investigator renowned for his ability to reclaim stolen children, pursues clues about his own life and discovers a link to a specific murder case that forces him to question factors about how it was handled and his own role in the investigation. ; Trade PB; 8.90 X 6.30 X 1.10 inches; 352 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
ICARUS:  A Thriller, Andrews, Russell
3 Andrews, Russell ICARUS: A Thriller
New York Doubleday 2001 0385498748 / 9780385498746 Advance Reader's Copy Softcover Near Fine; Advance Reader's Edition in glossy pictorial covers. Browned edges. 
Recovering from a tragedy and its resulting psychological trauma with the help of Kid Demeter, a young man who has served the role of surrogate son, Jack Keller is drawn into a terrifying world of drugs, violence, after-hours clubs, and sex after Kid is found dead, the victim of a supposed suicide, and discovers that he must find a killer before the killer finds him. ; Trade PB; 9.40 X 6.20 X 1.50 inches; 416 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
SHANK, Anscombe, Roderick
4 Anscombe, Roderick SHANK
New York Hyperion 1996 0786862394 / 9780786862399 Advance Reader's Copy Softcover Very Good; Advance Reading Copy in glossy pictorial covers. Cellophane lifting at front spine edge, light edge wear, looks read to page 53. 
Imprisoned for killing his HIV-infected wife in what he claims was an act of mercy, Dan Cody escapes with a prison nurse as a hostage and recounts his life story on a radio call-in show. ; Trade PB 
Price: 15.00 USD
New York Harper Collins 1993 0060179457 / 9780060179458 Advance Reader's Copy Softcover Near Fine; Advance Reader's Edition in glossy pictorial covers. Bottom edge soil. 
An action-packed thriller that blends elements of the political and social upheaval of the Middle East, Mafia intrigues, and the machinations of Saddam Hussein. ; Trade PB; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 416 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
New York Harper Collins 1998 0060192240 / 9780060192242 Uncorrected Proof Softcover Very Good; Uncorrected Proof in blue paper wraps. Small spots on back cover, light reading creases, soil to bottom edge. 
The only comprehensive collection of the internationally popular novelist available contains all thirty-six stories of romance and political intrigue from the three volumes, 12 Red Herrings, A Twist in the Tale, and A Quiver Full of Arrows. ; Trade PB; 9.50 X 6.20 X 2 inches; 608 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
New York St Martins Press 1996 0312140711 / 9780312140717 Uncorrected Proof Softcover Near Fine; Uncorrected Proof in yellow paper wraps. 
William Powell and Myrna Loy bring their film roles as Nick and Nora Charles to life as they investigate a blackmailing Hollywood madam with a customer who will do anything, even murder, to keep his identity a secret. ; Trade PB; 8.30 X 5.70 X 0.90 inches; 196 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
A DARKER JUSTICE, Bissell, Sallie
8 Bissell, Sallie A DARKER JUSTICE
New York Bantam 2002 Uncorrected Proof Softcover Near Fine; Advance Reading Copy in purple paper wraps. /slight lean and small spot on front cover. 
When a brilliant stalker begins murdering federal judges, Judge Irene Hannah refuses protection, forcing the feds to turn to her best friend, Atlanta prosecutor Mary Crow for help, but when Judge Hannah disappears, Mary must go up against a madman and his army in order to save her friend before it is too late. ; Trade PB; 319 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES :  A Matthew Scudder Crime Novel, Block, Lawrence
9 Block, Lawrence A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES : A Matthew Scudder Crime Novel
New York William Morrow 1992 Advance Reader's Copy Softcover Fine; Uncorrected Bound Galleys in glossy pictorial cover. Printing wrinkle at the top of the first couple pages. 
When a heroin kingpin's wife is kidnapped, he haggles over the ransom and receives her back in pieces, leaving Scudder to track down the killers. ; Trade PB 
Price: 35.00 USD
New York William Morrow 2004 Advance Reader's Copy Softcover Near Fine; Uncorrected Proof in pictorial cover with publisher's contact label to front. Has been gently read. 
Antiquarian book dealer and fashionable thief Bernie Rhodenbarr once again indulges his appetite for breaking and entering in his never-ending quest for fun and profit. ; Trade PB 
Price: 25.00 USD
11 Borton, Della FADE TO BLACK
New York Fawcett Crest 1999 0449004074 / 9780449004074 Advance Reader's Copy Softcover Near Fine; Uncorrected Proof in glossy pictorial cover. Light crease front cover near spine, however the book has been unread. 
The author of the Cat Caliban mystery series initiates a new one aimed at movie lovers with a sense of humor and intrigue, featuring the niece of a recently departed screen legend who inherits a family plot. ; Mass Market PB 
Price: 10.00 USD
12 Brady, James GIN LANE : A Novel of Southampton
New York St. Martin's 1998 0312185790 / 9780312185794 Uncorrected Proof Softcover Very Good; Advance Uncorrected Proofs in light purple paper covers. Light reading creases and edge wrinkles. 
After making many enemies in his new, upscale neighborhood, controversial radio personality Leicester Dils almost dies in a hit-and-run accident, and Beecher Stowe must find out who wants Dils dead before the summer season begins on Memorial Day. ; Trade PB 
Price: 20.00 USD
13 Brennan, Carol IN THE DARK
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1994 0399139400 / 9780399139406 Uncorrected Proof Softcover Near Fine; Uncorrected Proof in yellow paper wraps. Faint cover soil. 
As a girl, actress Emily Silver had awakened to a threatening voice and the violent deaths of her parents, and now, twenty years later, she hears the voice again. ; Trade PB 
Price: 35.00 USD
14 Burns, Rex ENDANGERED SPECIES : A Gabe Wagner Mystery
New York Viking 1992 0670846015 / 9780670846016 Uncorrected Proof Softcover Very Good; Uncorrected Proof in red paper covers. Fading to spine, light cover creases, and scuff to back cover. 
When an unrecognizably charred body is found at the scene of a fire, Gabe Wager must team up with the FBI in order to track down the guerilla environmentalist who may be responsible. ; Trade PB 
Price: 20.00 USD
15 Campbell, Robert THE GIFT HORSE'S MOUTH : A Jimmy Flannery Mystery
New York Pocket Books 1990 0671675869 / 9780671675868 Uncorrected Proof Softcover Very Good; Uncorrected Proof in yellow paper wraps. Small horizontal crack spine, crease front top corner, and one tiny smudge back cover. 
The seventh installment of Campbell's acclaimed mystery series. Boss Carrigan asks Jimmy to investigate a murder, leading to a secret buried 40 years in Chicago's past. ; Trade PB 
Price: 20.00 USD
New York Bantam Books 1994 0553074938 / 9780553074932 Advance Reader's Copy Softcover Fine; Advance Reader's Copy in glossy pictorial cover. 
After her obnoxious mother-in-law moves in permanently, Ellie Haskell falls in with three other local women also living with tyrannical mothers-in-law, and their imaginary scheme to solve their problems suddenly turns lethal. ; Trade PB 
Price: 20.00 USD
17 Clarkson, John NEW LOTS
New York Tom Doherty Associates 1998 0312852428 / 9780312852429 Uncorrected Proof Softcover Very Good; Advance Uncorrected Proof in green paper wraps. Book leans, with minor edge wear. 
As the New Lots projects in Brooklyn become a battlefield between the vicious Blue-Tops crack gang and the Muslim Security Company, on a mission to clean out the complex, NYPD Detective Loyd Shaw is called in to stop the war before the toll in human lives becomes too high. ; Trade PB 
Price: 20.00 USD
18 Constantine, K. C. BLOOD MUD
New York Mysterious Press 1999 0892966475 / 9780892966479 Advance Reader's Copy Softcover Good; Advance Reading copy in glossy pictorial wraps. Light spine creases and rubbing; back corner creases. 
Private detective Mario Balzic, whose heart is acting up, returns to investigate the disappearance of guns from a local shop and finds himself confronted with a number of dangerous and powerful suspects, including a local politician and a police chief. ; Trade PB 
Price: 25.00 USD
19 Constantine, K. C. GRIEVANCE : A Rugs Carlucci Novel
New York Mysterious Press 2000 0892966483 / 9780892966486 Advance Reader's Copy Softcover Very Good; Advance Reading Copy in glossy pictorial covers. Light spine creases, some shelf rubbing and edge soil. 
Detective Ruggiero Carlucci, the hero of Brushback, returns to investigate the killing of philanthropist and corporate giant James Deford Lyon, gunned down by a sniper in his own mansion, and finds himself dealing with hundreds of downsized suspects, his unstable mother, a back-stabbing partner, and his relationship with the gorgeous Franny Perfetti. ; Trade PB 
Price: 20.00 USD
20 Crichton, Michael JURASSIC PARK
New York Knopf 1990 0394588169 / 9780394588162 Advance Reader's Copy Softcover Good; Advance Reader's Edition in glossy pictorial cover. Light fore edge stain, reading creases, shelf rubbing. 
Trade PB; 413 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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