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Rest Area

By: Chapman, Clay Mcleod

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition Advance

Seller ID: 001871

Condition: Fine


This is the advance reading copy of this title and it precedes the first edition. The publisher's promotional sheet is still present with the book. The ARC is in very fine condition and has never been read. This is a debut collection of chilling stories that will truly take hold of your imagination. Very edgy and entertaining! View more info

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City of Bones

By: Connelly, Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown and Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002135

Condition: Fine


This book is in Fine condition and is Signed by the author directly on the title page. Mr. Connelly is the best-selling author of "Void Moon" and "Bloodwork". He has won an Edgar Award as well as the Nero Wolfe prize. We are happy to send pictures on request. View more info

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Void Moon

By: Connelly, Michael

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Little Brown Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000823

Condition: Fine


This book is in fine condition as is the dust jacket. It is signed in Mr. Connelly's inimitable scrawl directly on the title page. The book tells the story of Cassie Black, an ex-criminal who walked away from that life after one disastrous night. As she attempts to build a life for herself selling Porsches in Hollywood, she carries with her a great secret. When that secret is threatened, Cassie must throw her new life away and return to her previous life robbing casino g... View more info

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City of Bones - Limited Edition

By: Connelly, Michael

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Dennis McMillan Publications: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002210

Condition: Fine


This volume is an unsigned copy of the limited edition of City of Bones. This is one of a reported print overrun of twenty-three copies. It does not contain the limitation page or a signature but it is a beautifully produced book. Published by Dennis McMillan Publications, the book sports a completely different dustjacket from the trade first and is far nicer. It is housed in a fine black slipcase and is in very fine condition. Michael Connelly has won an Edgar Award as ... View more info

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A Darkness More Than Night

By: Connelly, Michael

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown and Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007003

Condition: Fine


Here is a beautiful copy of this fascinating Michael Connelly novel. It is in Fine condition and The volume is virtually without flaw. There is a bit of shelfwear and a small crease to the bottom of the spine which will be fairly invisible when I place the book in a mylar book protector before shipping. These things really do not detract. Mr. Connelly is the best-selling author of Void Moon and Bloodwork. He has won an Edgar Award as well as the Nero Wolfe prize. A Darkn... View more info

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Voodoo River

By: Crais, Robert

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1995

Edition: First Edition Proof

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001518

Condition: Near Fine


This is an Advance Copy from the uncorrected Proofs. It is in Near Fine condition and shows only very minimal wear. Robert Crais has established Elvis Cole, his wisecracking private eye with a tough exterior but a warm heart, in the hearts and minds of mystery readers as well as reviewers. It is inscribed directly on the half-title page and the inscription reads: " For Amy, your store is the best! Thanks for a wonderful signing.". This is Robert Crais' 5th Elvi... View more info

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Great Train Robbery, The - UK

By: Crichton, Michael

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004202

Condition: Fine


This is a fine copy of the First British edition of The Great Train Robbery. Michael Crichton is the author of The Andromeda Strain, Prey, Jurassic Park, and other international bestsellers. The book is beautiful with no bumped corners and it appears to be unread. The dustjacket is also fine and it is not price-clipped. There is a tiny price sticker in British Pounds sterling that is overlaid onto the original price on the flap below it. You can almost see through the sm... View more info

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Edge of Doom

By: Cross, Amanda

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002907

Condition: As New


Here is a beautiful unread copy of another Kate Fansler mystery. The book is in Very Fine condition with no flaws to report. This is Amanda Cross' fourteenth novel. The book is signed by the author directly on the title page. The literary whodunits by Amanda Cross are a delight for readers who like their mysteries both Smart and suspenseful. Just when Kate Fansler thinks that life could not possibly hold any more surprises, she receives a phone call from Laurence, the e... View more info

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Spy Hook

By: Deighton, Len

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 000934

Condition: Very Good+


From the author of "The Ipcress File" and "Funeral in Berlin" comes another great book by the master of the Spy Novel, this is the first book of Deighton's Hook, Line, and Sinker trilogy in rare proof format. Fine Proof copy published before the First edition. Very slight toning to the rear wraps. Proofs are printed before the First edition in very limited quantities and are always more rare than the First edition. As are most proofs, this book is in Trad... View more info

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Booked to Die

By: Dunning, John

Price: $49.00

Publisher: London, Allison and Busby: 1993

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002715

Condition: Fine


First UK paperback edition signed by the author. There is a turned corner on front panel to the lower right. Otherwise it is beautiful. This is a Fine copy of this most interesting bibliomystery. Anyone who is a book collecter or who aspires to be one will truly enjoy this book. Dunning has a great way of writing and explaining much about the pursuit of rare books while giving us a suspensefull mystery to enjoy along with the information about being a book scout. The boo... View more info

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Bookman's Wake

By: Dunning, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1995

Edition: 1st/2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001630

Condition: Near Fine


The Bookman's Wake is another bibliomystery and the sequel to Booked to Die. Denver rare bookman Cliff Janeway is back. This book is in near Fine condition with a bump to the lower right corner of the front board. The dust jacket is also near fine and only shows slight shelf-wear. It is not price-clipped. Mr. Dunning has inscribed this volume directly on the title page. It reads 'Best to You, Mike' and it is then signed. Collectors will actually learn something about the... View more info

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Bookman's Wake

By: Dunning, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition Advance

Seller ID: 001454

Condition: Very Good+


Here is the Advance Reading Copy of the bestselling "Bookman's Wake". It was published pre First edition.The Bookman's Wake is another bibliomystery and the sequel to Booked to Die. Denver rare bookman Cliff Janeway is back! This book is in excellent condition and it has never been read. This is also a great book to read. Collectors will actually learn something about the rare book business while reading about the adventures of Cliff Janeway in Mr. Dunning's book... View more info

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Big Nowhere, The

By: Ellroy, James

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002948

Condition: Near Fine


Here is a beautiful copy of a scarce James Ellroy novel. Published in 1988 this copy looks like it was published yesterday with just two exceptions. There is a very small area of discoloration to the front board. Actually it is just a little lighter in tone than the rest of the cover. There is also the tiniest bit of shelf-wear to the bottom of the spine panel on the dustjacket. It is virtually invisible. The novel takes place in 1950's Los Angeles and deals with the ... View more info

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My Dark Places

By: Ellroy, James

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002182

Condition: Near Fine


Jean Ellroy, the author's mother, was murdered in 1958. Her body was dumped on a roadway in a run-down suburb of Los Angeles. The killer was never found and the case was closed. A sordid homicide that nobody remembered, Except her son James Ellroy. He was ten-years-old when his mother died. He grew up obsessed with murdered women and crime which of course led him to a carreer in writing. My Dark Places is the story of Jean and James Ellroy from 1958 to all past points an... View more info

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Betrayal

By: Francis, Clare

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Soho: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition Advance

Seller ID: 002156

Condition: Fine


This book is an advance reader's copy or an ARC. This means that it was published before the first edition. Arc's serve the purpose of allowing the author and the publisher to make any changes or corrections before the final publishing of the first edition. They are produced in very small printings. They are always more rare than the first edition.This book is in the format of a trade paperback as are most arcs and proofs. Clare Francis is a noted author of several previ... View more info

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Living Dead Girl

By: Goldberg, Tod

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Soho: 2002

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 004446

Condition: Fine


Gripping mystery and suspense from the author of 'Fake Liar Cheat'. Fine advance copy published before the first edition and therefore more scarce than the first. There is no trace of Paul Luden's ex-wife at his old home, a two-bedroom log cabin on the shores of Granite Lake. The Summer people are long gone and no one in the community has seen her for days. A friend has alerted Paul, who has driven up from LA with his embarassingly young girlfriend. Together they cross t... View more info

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L is for Lawless

By: Grafton, Sue

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000460

Condition: Fine


Here is another great Kinsey Millhone novel from the prolific Sue Grafton. This book is in Fine, Unread condition and is signed directly on the title page. The dust jacket is also fine and there are no flaws to report. Kinsey's skills are about to be tested. She is about to meet her duplicitous match in a couple of world-class liars who literally take her for the ride of her life. This is Kinsey's twelfth foray into the alphabet of crime. America's borderline delinquent ... View more info

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Designed to Die

By: Green, Chloe

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Kensington: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000617

Condition: Fine


Here is the second Dallas O'Connor mystery from the skilled and perceptive hand of Chloe Green. Dallas is a tall blonde Texan with an eye for quality and a taste for the offbeat. She has a great reputation in the Fashion ad business but lately she is also earning a name as a savvy sleuth with an eye for solving the most baffling mysteries. This book is in As New condition and was signed for me personally at the Texas Festival of the Book in November of last year. The sig... View more info

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Snow Falling on Cedars

By: Guterson, David

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001365

Condition: Near Fine


This is a Trade paperback edition of the international bestseller 'Snow Falling on Cedars'. It is a first-thus edition and it is inscribed by the author. The inscription is written directly on the half-title page and it reads 'To Ruth-' and then it is signed by the author. The book is in excellent condition but for a small crease to the bottom left of the rear wrap and some very slight toning to the text block. This Novel was the winner of the 1996 American Booksellers B... View more info

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Somebody Else's Music

By: Haddam, Jane

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002760

Condition: As New


Jane Haddam's stylishly written novels featuring Gregor Demarkian, retired chief of the FBI's Behavioral Sciences Unit, have delighted an ever-increasing number of readers over the years. This novel is her most compeeling crime novel to date. It is an exploration of how the past affects the present and the twisted workings of the human psyche. This book is in Very Fine condition and has never been read. It is signed by Jane Haddam on the half-title page. A compelling cr... View more info