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Parallel Lies

By: Pearson, Ridley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002088

Condition: Fine


From the author of The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer on which the miniseries Rose Red was based this book was published in 2001.It is is in Very Fine condition and it has never been read. The dustjacket is also Very Fine. Every six or eight weeks there is another train derailment. Images cover the front pages and the rail company provides the reasons behind the accident. But they are hiding the truth. Umberto Alvarez, a suspected terrorist, blames the railroad for the crossing guard collision that killed his wife and children. He believes that he and his family are the victims of a huge cover-up. Pa... View more info

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First Victim, The

By: Pearson, Ridley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002085

Condition: Fine


"Booklist" magazine has called Ridley Pearson "The best thriller writer alive". He is the bestselling author of The Pied Piper and Beyond Recognition among other great novels. This book is in Very Fine condition with all corner's square and it has never been read. The volume is not price clipped and it is signed by Ridley Pearson directly on the title page. First published in 1999, Pearson here brings back the character of "Lou Boldt". But in this novel "Lou" is entering dark new territory. The New York Times has said of Ridley Pearson that his "grasp of inv... View more info

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Parallel Lies

By: Pearson, Ridley

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002084

Condition: Fine


From the author of The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer on which the miniseries Rose Red was based this book was published in 2001.It is is in Very Fine condition and it has never been read. The dustjacket is also Very Fine. Every six or eight weeks there is another train derailment. Images cover the front pages and the rail company provides the reasons behind the accident. But they are hiding the truth. Umberto Alvarez, a suspected terrorist, blames the railroad for the crossing guard collision that killed his wife and children. He believes that he and his family are the victims of a huge cover-up. Pa... View more info

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Sojourner, The

By: Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan

Price: $849.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004323

Condition: Fine


Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings is also the author of the Beloved story The Yearling. That novel was published in 1938 and has become a part of classic American literature. The Sojourner was published in 1953 and it is a wonderful addition to the work of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.This volume is a First edition and it is also a presentation edition. The printing was limited to 600 copies and this is copy #428. It is signed and numbered on the "Presentation Page" directly opposite the half-title page. I have never seen a better copy of this title. The book itself is in Fine condition with no soi... View more info

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Death Du Jour

By: Reichs, Kathy

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004073

Condition: As New


Death Du Jour is the second 'Temperance Brennan" novel by New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs. Kathy Reichs is the real-life character that the hit television show "Bones" is based on. The show has run for many seasons. These mysteries are gripping stories that are made far more interesting by the forensic procedures and details that Reichs includes in her novels. I have personally read the first three novels and they are great fun as well as being informative as to forensics. Kathy Reichs is forensic Anthropologist for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the St... View more info

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Feast of All Saints, The

By: Rice, Anne

Price: $199.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000583

Condition: Fine


This is Anne Rice's fabulous second book. It is becoming more and more difficult to find in the First Edition. Anne Rice has signed this volume on her trademark bookplate, which pictures her family estate in New Orleans. The plate is attached to the first front endpaper(FFEP). I would rate the book as fine and it has the tiniest bump to the upper right extremity of the front board. It is virtually invisible. Otherwise the text block is completely clean and the binding is very tight. This book has not been read. The dust jacket is in Very Fine condition and The jacket is not price-clipped and t... View more info

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Taltos - Lives of the Mayfair Witches

By: Rice, Anne

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001691

Condition: Near Fine


This is the First edition and First printing of this wonderful novel. This novel is subtitled 'Lives of the Mayfair Witches'. It is signed by Anne Rice directly on the ffep. The book itself is in very near fine condition with an absolutely clean, tight text. The Dustjacket shows light shelfwear and both the inner front flap and the rear flap have very small creases at their top corners. There is one small closed tear to the top of the spine of DJ but the paper is present. All in All this is really quite a nice copy of this horror classic. It looks better than it sounds when I describe it. This... View more info

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Servant of the Bones

By: Rice, Anne

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006150

Condition: Near Fine


This is a novel that is quickly becoming very collectible with Anne Rice's turnaround in her writing towards Christian themes. This novel was Published in 1996. 'Servant of the Bones' was a major departure for Anne Rice in terms of character and theme. Leaving behind her Vampires and Witches she now carries us into new realms of the occult, the mystical, and the magical with a new hero. He is dark, luminous, powerful, witty and smiling. He is a ghost, a demon, and an angel. He is Azriel, the Servant of the Bones. This book is in Fine condition with no bumped corners and an absolutely beautiful... View more info

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Devil Went Down To Austin

By: Riordan, Rick

Price: $59.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001843

Condition: Fine


Rick Riordan, triple-crown winner of the Edgar, Anthony, and Shamus Awards, has already emblazoned his name on the map of crime fiction with his Tres Navarre novels. They are a fast, funny, totally hip series that blends Masterful writing with richly drawn characters and nonstop action. In this new work Mr. Riordan brings his private investigator Tres Navarre to the heart of Texas with a fiercely original thriller. This book is a First Edition in Very Fine condition. It was signed for me personally at the Texas Book Festival in Austin on 11/17/01. It is a beautiful book. A suspense novel of de... View more info

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Melville, a Biography

By: Robertson-Lorant, Laurie

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Potter: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000421

Condition: Near Fine


Herman Melville's towering achievement stands as a timeless monument to the richness and diversity of nineteenth-century American Literature. He employed a particularly American idiom in his writing and his immortal masterpiece, Moby Dick, broke the boundaries of the novel as it was then known and understood. This is a powerful and very accessible biography of this fascinating man and his works. The book is in Fine condition with only some very, very faint soiling to the fore-edge. The dustjacket is fine and it is not price-clipped. The inscription that is written on the half-title page is to ... View more info

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Enchantress of Florence, The - Signed and numbered

By: Rushdie, Salman

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2008

Edition: First Edition Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005430

Condition: As New


This book is in as-new condition and it is very impressive. Salman Rushdie is one of the world's most respected author's and this wonderful novel makes it very clear that this is well deserved. The volume resides in a beautifully illustrated slipcase that is decorated with a floral type pattern both on the front and back as well as the spine. The spine is fully decorated. The original price sticker from the publisher is on the bottom of the slipcase. There are no bumped corners on either the slipcase or the book. No staining, no soiling, and the book has obviously never been read. Salman Rushd... View more info

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Gods and Generals

By: Shaara, Jeff

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition Proof

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004316

Condition: Near Fine


I think just about all Civil War afficionados know of Michael Shaara's classic The Killer Angels. That book was about the people who led the fight in the Battle of Gettysburg and it won the Pulitzer Prize. This book is an epic Civil War novel in which Michael Shaara's son Jeff Shaara writes about the lives of the Great military leaders from the beginning of the Civil War. This book stands very well alongside The Killer Angels. This volume is an uncorrected proof copy. This means that it was published before the first edition. Proofs serve the purpose of allowing the author and the publisher to... View more info

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Silicon Embrace

By: Shirley, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Shingletown ca., Mark V. Zeising Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition Limited

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000068

Condition: Fine


Published by Mark Zeising in 1996, this book is a beautiful Limited Edition. There were 300 copies printed of which this is number 236. The book is in Fine condition as is the dustjacket. John Shirley is the author of many classic works from the dark side of science fiction. He was also the screenwriter of The Crow, an immensely popular film. I do not have a slipcase for this book but the volume is beautiful and striking. This novel takes us to a future where cyberpunk technology and ancient spiritual secrets merge into one Silicon Embrace. We are happy to send pictures on request. View more info

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King of the Fields

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus and Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005420

Condition: Near Fine


Isaac Bashevis Singer migrated from Poland to America in 1935. A great writer by any standards he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1978. The Nobel commitee cited his "impassioned narrative art which, with roots in a Polish-Jewish cultural tradition, brings universal human conditions to life". This Limited edition which was published by Farrar Strauss Giroux in 1988 is in near fine condition. The Limited was published in an edition of 300 signed and numbered copies of which this copy is #239. The beautifully bound dark blue volume is housed in a Fine light blue slipcase tha... View more info

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Night Music, a Mystery

By: Slater, Harrison Gradwell

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt inc.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002900

Condition: As New


This volume is in as new condition but for a very small crease to the inside front flap just above the price. The book is not price-clipped. Harrison Gradwell Slater wrote directly on the title page of the book. It says 'Best Wishes' and then he signs his name. This is a terrific novel of mystery and suspense. It involves Mozart, murder, and international intrigue. The story is played out by a cast of the rich and talented in the glittering cities of Europe. A fine mystery. View more info

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Gabriel's Eye

By: Smith, C.W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Houston, Winedale: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000941

Condition: Fine


This is the latest work from the magical pen of C.W.Smith. The book is As New with no flaws. The book was signed by Mr.Smith at a Dallas booksigning which I attended personally. It was published in a small printing. The story tells of the life and loves of a beautiful art teacher, Susan, who gets involved with a seventeen year old transfer student, Jeff Robbins. With compelling insight, Gabriel's Eye exposes the architecture of the human heart in all its vulnerability and power. We are happy to send pictures on request. View more info

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December 6

By: Smith, Martin Cruz

Price: $59.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002854

Condition: As New


Martin Cruz Smith is also the author of 'Gorky Park' and 'Havana Bay'. December 6 is a novel of exotic locales, intimate intrigues, and the mysteries of the human heart. This is a brand new volume and it is in Very Fine condition. The dustjacket is also very fine. The volume was signed directly onto the first blank page by Martin Cruz Smith. Set in the crazed, nationalistic Tokyo of late 1941, this novel explores the coming world war through the other end of the prism of history. A prism held by the main character, Harry Niles, who is an unforgettable rogue and lover. An Excellent collector's ... View more info

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Depths of Glory

By: Stone, Irving

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004120

Condition: Near Fine


This is lovely copy of the First Trade Edition of this great biographical novel. There had been a limited signed edition published by the Franklin Library previous to the release of the trade edition. The book is in Very Near Fine condition with all corners square. There is a small mark of discoloration to the bottom edge but it really does not detract. The dustjacket is also Very Near Fine with a tiny bit of wear to the bottom of the spine panel. The dustjacket is not price-clipped. The book is inscribed on the ffep (first free endpaper) and in this case the inscription is pertinent to the no... View more info

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Mr. X

By: Straub, Peter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001690

Condition: Fine


From the co-author of Black House and The Talisman and the author of Ghost Story comes an exciting tale of horror and the supernatural. This Fine First Edition is as new as is the dust jacket. It is signed in Mr. Straub's inimitable scrawl directly onto the title page. For more than two decades Peter Straub has been writing great books that have entertained and terrified us. Straub is without peer in the realm of psychological suspense and horror. Very fine copy. We are happy to send pictures on request. View more info

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Unto the Sons

By: Talese, Gay

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001681

Condition: Fine


From the author of Honor Thy Father and The Kingdom and the Power. There is a bold inscription on the first free endpaper and it is signed and dated in the year of publication (1992). The book and dust jacket are in fine condition. This title is often considered to be Mr. Talese's most important and compelling work. It is the epic saga of the millions that emigrated from Italy to America beginning at the turn of the 20th century. Encompassing three generations and two World Wars, Unto the Sons combines the breadth of history with the intimacy of family dreams. We are happy to send pictures on ... View more info