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SCIMITAR

By: Abbott, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1992

Edition: Advance Reader's Copy

Seller ID: 7326

ISBN: 051758705X

Condition: 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 View more info

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OBLIVION

By: Abrahams, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2005

Edition: Advance Reader's Copy

Seller ID: 7325

ISBN: 0060726571

Condition: 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 View more info

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ICARUS: A Thriller

By: Andrews, Russell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2001

Edition: Advance Reader's Copy

Seller ID: 7329

ISBN: 0385498748

Condition: 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 View more info

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SHANK

By: Anscombe, Roderick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1996

Edition: Advance Reader's Copy

Seller ID: 660

ISBN: 0786862394

Condition: 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 View more info

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THE COLLECTED SHORT STORIES

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1998

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 7330

ISBN: 0060192240

Condition: 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 View more info

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HONOR AMONG THIEVES

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1993

Edition: Advance Reader's Copy

Seller ID: 7331

ISBN: 0060179457

Condition: 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 View more info

THE SEA

By: Banville, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2005

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 7343

Condition: Near Fine; Uncorrected Proof in blue paper wraps. Winner of the Booker Prize for Fiction 2005. Some fading along bottom edge of front cover.


Struggling to cope with grief, anger, and loss following the death of his wife, Max, a middle-aged man, returns to his childhood seaside home, where he deals with his memories of his first encounter with the Graces, a wealthy vacationing family, his recollections of his wife, and the emotional upheaval of the present as he comes to an understanding of the profound influence of the past on the his life. ; Trade PB; 195 pages View more info

THE WILLIAM POWELL AND MYRNA LOY MURDER CASE

By: Baxt, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1996

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 7342

ISBN: 0312140711

Condition: 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 View more info

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A DARKER JUSTICE

By: Bissell, Sallie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 2002

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 7348

Condition: 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 View more info

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THE BURGLAR ON THE PROWL

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2004

Edition: Advance Reader's Copy

Seller ID: 987

Condition: 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 View more info

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A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES : A Matthew Scudder Crime Novel

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1992

Edition: Advance Reader's Copy

Seller ID: 1038

Condition: 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 View more info

FADE TO BLACK

By: Borton, Della

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1999

Edition: Advance Reader's Copy

Seller ID: 1656

ISBN: 0449004074

Condition: 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 View more info

GIN LANE : A Novel of Southampton

By: Brady, James

Price: $20.00

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

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 1974

ISBN: 0312185790

Condition: 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 View more info

IN THE DARK

By: Brennan, Carol

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1994

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 1673

ISBN: 0399139400

Condition: 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 View more info

ENDANGERED SPECIES : A Gabe Wagner Mystery

By: Burns, Rex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1992

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 1249

ISBN: 0670846015

Condition: 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 View more info

THE GIFT HORSE'S MOUTH : A Jimmy Flannery Mystery

By: Campbell, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1990

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 690

ISBN: 0671675869

Condition: 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 View more info

HOW TO MURDER YOUR MOTHER-IN-LAW

By: Cannell, Dorothy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1994

Edition: Advance Reader's Copy

Seller ID: 936

ISBN: 0553074938

Condition: 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 View more info

NEW LOTS

By: Clarkson, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Tom Doherty Associates: 1998

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 7051

ISBN: 0312852428

Condition: 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 View more info

BLOOD MUD

By: Constantine, K. C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1999

Edition: Advance Reader's Copy

Seller ID: 3545

ISBN: 0892966475

Condition: 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 View more info

GRIEVANCE : A Rugs Carlucci Novel

By: Constantine, K. C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 2000

Edition: Advance Reader's Copy

Seller ID: 4957

ISBN: 0892966483

Condition: 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 View more info