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THE TATTOO MURDER CASE

By: Takagi, Akimitsu; Boehm, Deborah Boliver (Trans)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Soho Press: 1997

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 7108

ISBN: 1569471088

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Light back panel wear.


First published in Japanese in 1948 under the title 'Shisei Satsujin Jiken', and received the Mystery Writers Club Award of Japan. Kenzo Matsuchita, a young repatriated doctor specializing in the study of forensic medicine, joins his brother, the police detective in charge of the case, to investigate the brutal murder of a young woman--Kenzo's secret lover--whose killing may be tied to her beautiful full-body tattoos. ; 1.21 x 9.63 x 6.5 Inches; 324 pages View more info

NAKED CAME THE PHOENIX : A Serial Novel

By: Talley, Marcia (Ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6870

ISBN: 0312251947

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Has been gently read.


"The promise of discretion and pampering draws Caroline Blessing, the young wife of a newly elected congressman, to the fancy Phoenix Spa. But after her first night in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Caroline wakes to find the rich and famous guests in turmoil and under suspicion: the spa's flamboyant and ambitious owner has been murdered". In the tradition of such collaborative classics as Naked Came the Manatee and The Floating Admiral, each chapter in this serial novel is written by one of today's most talented female mystery authors: Nevada Barr, J. D. Robb, Nancy Pickard, Lisa... View more info

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THE VULGAR BOATMAN : A Brady Coyne Mystery

By: Tapply, William G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 239

ISBN: 0684187922

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Book is straight and tight with fading to top edge. Jacket has closed sliced tear to front panel (nearly unnoticeable) and light rubbing; enclosed in mylar protector to prevent further damage.


When his son is arrested for the brutal murder of a local girl, New England politician Tom Baron turns to lawyer-detective Brady Coyne for help. View more info

SHELL GAME

By: Terman, Douglas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Poseidon Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 716

ISBN: 0671532928

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Book with remainder mark and owner's initials in a lightly wrinkled jacket.


Separated by the Cuban revolution and their love for the same woman, two adopted brothers--George Brocassie, on a mission to Cuba for the CIA, and Julio Alvarez, Castro's top agent and secret KGB mole--play key roles in the Cuban missile crisis. ; 8vo View more info

THE LAST RAVEN

By: Thomas, Craig

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6648

ISBN: 0060163895

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Light fading along bottom edge; remainder mark. Jacket lightly rubbed and wrinkled.


Patrick Hyde, a top operative for spymaster Sir Kenneth Aubrey, is hunted by a renegade CIA agent after witnessing the destruction of a Russian airliner designed to kill a prominent Soviet reformer. View more info

OUT ON THE RIM

By: Thomas, Ross

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2606

ISBN: 0892962127

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Strong copy in lightly rubbed and wrinkled jacket.


Hired by moneymen to funnel funds to anti-Aqurno rebels but interested chiefly in lining his own pocket, Booth Stallings seeks the help of the wily Artie Wu, pretender to the Chinese throne, in pulling off his dangerous scam. View more info

SOFT!

By: Thomson, Rupert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 7006

ISBN: 0375402241

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket with light edge wrinkling and vertical crease to front flap.


There is nothing soft about the soft-drink industry. View more info

THURBER ON CRIME

By: Thurber, James; Lopresti, Robert (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1742

ISBN: 0892964502

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Book has a slight lean; light wrinkling to jacket's spine heel.


A collection of Thurber's ruminations on villainy features stories, articles, and essays that include Mr. Prebble Gets Rid of His Wife; Izzy and Moe; A Glimpse of the Flatpaws; Mr. Monroe Holds the Fort; The Man Who Knew Too Little. View more info

WHITEWASHED TOMBS

By: Thurman, A. Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6343

ISBN: 0312011121

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Author's first book. Jacket has sticker ghost to front panel; light soiling.


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CELLULOID GANGS

By: Tolnay, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7105

ISBN: 0802757537

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Light top edge soiling.


Abducted by B-movie-type thugs and whisked off to the 'Big House' for questioning, down-and-out reporter Igor Lopes must prove that he does not have a long-lost film, stolen from the home of a murdered movie mogul. ; 0.75 x 8.5 x 5.75 Inches; 190 pages View more info

RED SNOW

By: Topol, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6835

ISBN: 0525245561

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Glassine jacket with small tear to top edge of back panel. Top seal for the fake snow pocket is fragile .


Anna Kovina, a courageous and sexy policewoman investigating three murders in Siberia where the Russians are laying a pipeline against the Nenets Eskimos' protestation, encounters a Nenets former lover and a brash American power. View more info

WITNESS OF BONES

By: Tourney, Leonard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1597

ISBN: 0312083394

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Book appears unread and still has that "new book" feel when opened. Jacket has a touch of edge wear and a tiny dig to back edge.


Joan and Matthew Stock must use their powers of detection and deduction for self-defense when their return to London embroils them in a very personal case of murder and mystery. View more info

TIME'S FOOL: A Mystery of Shakespeare

By: Tourney, Leonard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Forge: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2254

ISBN: 0765303043

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Has been gently read.


The Dark Lady of the sonnets lures her former lover, prosperous playwright Will Shakespeare, to a reunion tryst. Now wretched with the pox and mired in poverty, she threatens England's literary hero with exposure and disgrace unless he pays her a considerable sum of money. Moments later, a suspicious fire breaks out and she leaps to her death. Bewildered by the whole sordid affair, Will visits royal courts and squalid London byways in an effort to seek out possible enemies who might want to ruin him. Aphorisms from poems and plays are neatly woven into Will's encounters with self-important lum... View more info

DEAD RUN

By: Tracy, P. J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7104

ISBN: 0399152466

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Appears unread.


Breaking down while en route to Wisconsin, Grace MacBride, Annie Belinsky, and deputy Sharon Mueller stumble upon a nearly deserted town fraught with signs of foul play and are horrified to witness a double murder. ; 1.2 x 9.1 x 6.3 Inches; 336 pages View more info

THE ADVENTURES OF EPHRAIM TUTT

By: Train, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner Son's: 1930

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 789

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Servicable copy with bumped front corner, spotting to spine, abrasion back pastedown due to card pocket removal. Front pastedown has library stamp and notation of donation by J. P. Morgan.


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MR. TUTT AT HIS BEST

By: Train, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner Son's: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 821

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Strong copy with frayed tear to back gutter, rubbing to boards, and water spot top edge.


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TUTT AND MR. TUTT

By: Train, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner Son's: 1922

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 839

Condition: Good with no dust jacket; Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone. Straight and tight with darkening to spine title and fading to spine; stains to edges.


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LAMIA

By: Travis, Tristan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1880

ISBN: 0525241132

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Pages browned. Jacket with light rubbing. Author's only book.


Policeman-artist John Valjohn looks for the female murderer of a number of men whose deaths have been caused by strange and inexplicable sexual mutilation. View more info

THE MAH-JONGG SPIES

By: Trenhaile, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 748

ISBN: 0525243917

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket has light wrinkles and flap crease.


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INCIDENT AT TWENTY-MILE

By: Trevanian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4687

ISBN: 0312192339

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Book is clean, straight and tight. Jacket has a touch too much shelf wear to be categorized as Near Fine.


The arrival of a mysterious young stranger at Twenty Mile, a remote and fading town in the middle of nowhere, sets in motion a series of events leading to a dramatic showdown, in a chilling novel that explores the myths of the American West. By the author of The Eiger Sanction. View more info