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Jake and Mimi

By: Baldwin, Frank

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown Company: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition Advance

Seller ID: 000451


A dazzling erotic thriller about attraction, seduction, and murder. The First Edition Advance reading copy is published before the first edition in very small quantities making it more scarce than the first editon. Mimi is a young professional with a good job and a stable life. She also has a Fiance. That is until her attraction to the most notorious seduction artist at her office. Jake is that man. His attraction to MImi causes him to rethink his life's greatest pleasur... View more info

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Galilee

By: Barker, Clive

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005225


Clive Barker has brought us so many wonderful books like 'Weaveworld' and 'Everville'. He has also written books for young adults that are not quite so scary but more in the fantasy line. This book is in near fine condition and would be rated fine but for a slightly bumped corner on the upper rear board (under the dustjacket). It does not detract from the book. This book is new and unread and it is signed directly on the title page by Clive Barker. The dustjacket is also... View more info

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Sacrament

By: Barker, Clive

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005221


Here is a beautiful offering for the Clive Barker collector. It is a signed copy of Sacrament that is in Fine condition. This is the first edition as well as the first printing. Sacrament is a novel unlike any other that Mr. Barker has written. It is neither horror nor fantasy but delves into both as Clive Barker tells a tale of a wildlife photographer who chronicles the fate of endangered species, including his own. It is a mystical work of fiction dealing with the futu... View more info

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Everville

By: Barker, Clive

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005220


Everville is subtitled 'The Second Book of the Art'. Clive Barker signed this book directly on the title page. The book is filled with Clive Barker's trademark mingling of wild fantasy, eroticism, and visionary horror. The novel takes you through a journey that will awe, arouse, and terrify in equal measure. This new reality will open doors for readers of Fantasy and Horror alike.The book is in Very Fine condition and it has never been read. It is tight and crisp. The co... View more info

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Hunting Season

By: Barr, Nevada

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002584


From the author of the New York Times Bestsellers Blood Lure and Deep South, Hunting Season is another in Barr's award winning series of National Park Mysteries. In this novel human nature proves to be Park Ranger Anna Pigeon's most dangerous foe. Published by Putnam in 2002 this is the latest entry in her best-selling series. This book is in Very Fine condition.The dustjacket is also Very Fine and the volume is signed by the author directly on the second free endpaper. ... View more info

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: Berendt, John

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001986


This is a wonderful and beautiful book written by John Berendt. It is a later printing of this modern classic. The book is inscribed by John Berendt on the FFEP. It reads: "For Lynne - All the Best". And then it is signed and dated by the author. Published in 1994 it became an immediate bestseller and was later made into the motion picture of the same name directed by Clint Eastwood. This particular volume is a rarity both for its Very Near Fine condition and for... View more info

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City of Falling Angels, The

By: Berendt, John

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005429


From the author of 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil' comes a new and terrific story of Venice. This is a First edition and First Printing that is in Fine condition. The endpapers are maps of Venice. The book is fine as is the dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price -clipped. Venice is a city of masks and riddles, where narrow streets and passageways form a giant maze that confounds the uninitiated and deepens the city's sense of mystery. The city teeters in a pre... View more info

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

By: Berendt, John

Price: $199.00

Publisher: Norwalk CT, Easton Press:

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004922


This is a wonderful and beautiful book written by John Berendt. Originally Published in 1994 it became an immediate bestseller and was later made into the motion picture of the same name directed by Clint Eastwood. The book is in as new condition and is still in the publishers original shrink-wrap. This book affords a sublime and seductive reading experience. It is subtitled "A Savannah Story" and it is highly atmospheric, masterfully written and probably destine... View more info

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Small Town

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company Inc: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002947


Lawrence Block is the author of dozens of acclaimed novels including Hope To Die. He is a four-time winner of the Edgar Allan Poe award and has written more than fifty books. This volume is in Very Fine condition and has not been read. Mr. Block has signed this copy directly on the title page. The title Small Town refers to New York City which the author feels is really a small town, filled with men and women from all walks of life. Their aspirations,fears,disappointment... View more info

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Hope to Die

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $59.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company Inc: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001215


Twenty-Five years ago, Lawrence Block, who is a Grand Master of The Mystery Writers of America, introduced his acclaimed unlicensed private investigator, Matt Scudder, to the New York crime scene. This character remains one of the most complex and richly human protagonists in noir fiction as he pursues a faceless adversary with a unique talent and taste for murder. This First edition and First printing of Hope To Die is in fine condition and has never been read. It is si... View more info

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Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man's Smile

By: Brandreth, Gyles

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005511


This volume is new and in very fine condition. It is signed directly on a special page at the front of the book. The book was published with a small rectangle on the signing page that may look like a bookplate in the picture but it is not. It is integral to the page and the author has signed within it. It's really quite unusual. The dustjacket is also very fine and it is not price-clipped.This is the much anticipated 2009 novel of historical crime fiction. This is the au... View more info

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Morning for Flamingos, A

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $275.00

Publisher: New York, Little Brown Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author. Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 005304


James Lee Burke is one of our finest living novelists. His books are not just mysteries. They are written in a literary style that is both unique and beautiful. If you have not read Burke I highly recommend him to you. This book was acquired in the author's home town of New Iberia, Louisiana, deep in Cajun country. This is a Dave Robicheaux novel and it is the First edition and First printing. This is the fourth Robicheaux novel. Robicheaux is a main and continuing chara... View more info

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Rain Gods

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $89.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005301


James Lee Burke is one of our finest living novelists. His books are not just mysteries. They are written in a literary style that is both unique and beautiful. If you have not read Burke I highly recommend him to you. This book was acquired in the author's home town of New Iberia, Louisiana, deep in Cajun country. The book is in Very Fine condition and is signed by the author directly on the title page. All corners are square and the dustjacket is in Very Fine condition... View more info

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Black Cherry Blues

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, Little Brown Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005303


This is a fine copy of an early James Lee Burke Novel. In this masterful novel Burke proves himself both a brilliant storyteller and a prose stylist who ranks with the best in America. This book won the prestigious Edgar Award for best Mystery. This is the third Dave Robicheaux novel and if you have read James Lee Burke, you probably know and love this character. This book was acquired in the Author's home town of New Iberia, Louisiana and purchased from the bookstore th... View more info

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In the Electric Mist with the Confederate Dead

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005508


This is a Very Fine copy of one of James Lee Burke's Finest novels. It is a First Edition and a First Printing. It is signed by James Lee Burke directly on the title page. James Lee Burke's novels featuring the detective David Robicheaux have brought increasing numbers of readers to the dangerous streets of New Orleans and the surrounding bayou country. It is very true when the Washington Post says "He makes you feel the laden air pressing close, smell the peculiar s... View more info

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Dixie City Jam

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $149.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005505


This volume is in fine condition and a great example of this James Lee Burke novel. The dust-jacket is also in very fine condition and it is not price-clipped. It is a First Edition and a First Printing. It is signed directly on the title page by Mr. Burke. This is one of the novels in the 'Dave Robicheaux' series. Each novel stands alone and they do not have to be read in the order in which they were published. James Lee Burke stands head and shoulders over most writers... View more info

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Crusader's Cross

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $99.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005697


This is a brand-new book and there are no flaws to report. In this masterful novel Burke proves himself both a brilliant storyteller and a prose stylist who ranks with the best in America. James Lee Burke's novels featuring the detective David Robicheaux have brought increasing numbers of readers to the dangerous streets of New Orleans and the surrounding bayou country of Louisiana. It is very true when the Washington Post says "He makes you feel the laden air pressi... View more info

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Swan Peak

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005699


This volume is in Very Fine condition and a beautiful example of this James Lee Burke novel. The dust-jacket is also in Very Fine condition and it is not price-clipped. It is a First Edition and a First Printing. It is signed directly on the otherwise blank page following the ffep page by Mr. Burke. This is one of the novels in the 'Dave Robicheaux' series. Each novel stands alone and they do not have to be read in the order in which they were published. James Lee Burke ... View more info

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Jolie Blon's Bounce

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005930


James Lee Burke is one of our finest modern writers. Anyone who has read him will probably know that he stands head and shoulders above most of the contemporary writers. His works are not only fun to read but they are fine literature. He has been called "America's Best Novelist" as well as "A poet of the mystery novel". He is also the recipient of two Edgar Awards for best crime fiction of the year. Mr Burke has announced that he will no longer be doing b... View more info

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Bones

By: Burke, Jan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: First Edition Proof

Seller ID: 004448


Very near fine proof. The seventh book in this popular suspense series. An Irene Kelly Mystery. Uncorrected proofs are published in very small quantities before the first edition and are therefore more scarce than the first edition. A terrific story and a fine uncorrected proof. There is a very slight crease to the top right corner of the front panel. It is almost invisible and very light. Nicholas Parrish kills for pleasure. Now he wants to make a deal: His death senten... View more info