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Psycho House

By: Bloch, Robert

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Tor: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001579

Condition: Fine


Here is a fine copy of the third book in Robert Bloch's Psycho series. Both the book and dustjacket are in Fine condition. This copy is signed by Bloch on a small, otherwise blank plate that is affixed to the title page. The tiny plate can hardly be seen because it matches the color of the title page so well. Norman Bates may be gone but the horror that he spawned lives on. In Psycho House Robert Bloch returns to the scene of the crime, The Bates Motel, and unveils a new, spine-tingling Psycho novel. A terrific and scary story. We are pleased to send pictures on request. View more info

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Living Demons, The

By: Bloch, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Belmont Books: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005425

Condition: Very Good


This is the First edition and Printing of a marvelous work by Robert Bloch, the Author who gave us Psycho and it's sequels. It is in Mass Market Paperback format and for it's age it is in excellent condition. The text on the cover reads: 'Feeding on Fear and Gore The Living Demons swarm beyond the boundaries of their Nightmare World'. This copy is signed directly on the title page and the inscription reads 'All the Best, Robert Bloch'. The book shows some wear with a couple of scratches to the wraps and some light soiling to the back panel of the wraps. There is moderate toning to the text but... 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

Condition: Fine


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,disappointments,and triumphs are interconnected by bonds as unbreakable as they are unseen. Lawrence Block is also a Mystery Writers of Ame... 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

Condition: Fine


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 signed directly on the title page by Lawrence Block. It is an advance copy of the hardcover first edition and it still contains... 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

Condition: As New


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 author's third mystery and it takes place in the Victorian era. It stars Oscar Wilde as a detective out to solve a mystery that... View more info

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On a Beam of Light - Advance Copy

By: Brewer, Gene

Price: $39.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition Advance

Seller ID: 002205

Condition: Fine


This is a fantastic work of Science Fiction and is surely destined to become a classic. Published in a dozen countries "K- PAX" introduced readers to a young man named "prot", a mysterious patient in a mental hospital who claims to be from the planet "K-PAX". prot is assigned a psychiatrist who is determined to prove that the stranger is nothing more than a victim of multiple personality disorder. The doctor gradually begins to realize that prot is having a remarkable effect on the mental health of the other patients. In "On a Beam of Light" the sequel to K-PAX,... View more info

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On a Beam of Light

By: Brewer, Gene

Price: $45.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001858

Condition: Fine


This is a fantastic work of Science Fiction and is surely destined to become a classic. Published in a dozen countries "K- PAX" introduced readers to a young man named "prot", a mysterious patient in a mental hospital who claims to be from the planet "K-PAX". prot is assigned a psychiatrist who is determined to prove that the stranger is nothing more than a victim of multiple personality disorder. The doctor gradually begins to realize that prot is having a remarkable effect on the mental health of the other patients. In "On a Beam of Light" the sequel to K-PAX,... View more info

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K-Pax

By: Brewer, Gene

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition Advance

Seller ID: 000854

Condition: Fine


This amazing novel, published in March of 1995 has become a cult classic for fans of Science Fiction with the recent release of the movie, starring Gene Hackman.This Arc is in Fine condition. The covers of the book is actually a three-dimensional stereogram. A new patient is brought to a mental institution claiming to be an inhabitant of a planet called K-PAX. Except for certain otherworldly abilities he appears to be perfectly sane. In taped therapy sessions the man, PROT, is asked about life on K-PAX and he paints a consistent and credible portrait of a utopia painfully unlike our world. Yet... View more info

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K-Pax

By: Brewer, Gene

Price: $99.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000519

Condition: Fine


This amazing novel, published in March of 1995 has become a cult classic for fans of Science Fiction with the recent release of the movie, starring Gene Hackman.This First Edition is in Fine condition as is its dust jacket. The covers of the book is actually a three-dimensional stereogram. A new patient is brought to a mental institution claiming to be an inhabitant of a planet called K-PAX. Except for certain otherworldly abilities he appears to be perfectly sane. In taped therapy sessions the man, PROT, is asked about life on K-PAX and he paints a consistent and credible portrait of a ut... View more info

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Kingdom and the Wicked, The

By: Burgess, Anthony

Price: $99.00

Publisher: New York, Arbor House: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004729

Condition: As New


This is a beautiful, as new, signed volume by the prolific author Anthony Burgess. Published by Arbor House in 1985, it is the first trade edition after a Limited edition by the Franklin Library which I also carry. A satin ribbon bookmark is bound in. Anthony Burgess is the man who brought us A Clockwork Orange and altered our concept of the English language forever. A letter from the publisher is laid in and the book contains a two page special message for the first edition written by Anthony Burgess. This book is absolutely in pristine and unread condition. The Kingdom of the Wicked is a swe... View more info

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In the Moon of Red Ponies

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003880

Condition: As New


This book is brand new and is in Very Fine condition. All corners are square and the textblock and binding are perfect. The dustjacket is also Very Fine and it is not price-clipped. James Lee Burke's novels featuring Billy Bob Holland contain wonderful writing as well as action and suspense. In his last novel featuring this character, Bitterroot, the former Texas Ranger left his home state to help a friend that was threatened by the most dangerous sociopath that Billy Bob had ever faced. After succeeding in that case Billy moved his family to west Montana to start his law practice. But in The ... View more info

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Bitterroot

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003875

Condition: As New


This book is brand new and is in Very Fine condition. All corners are square and the textblock and binding are perfect. The dustjacket is also Very Fine and it is not price-clipped. James Lee Burke's novels featuring Billy Bob Holland contain wonderful writing as well as action and suspense. In Bitterroot, the former Texas Ranger leaves his home state to help a friend that is threatened by the most dangerous sociopath that Billy Bob had ever faced. The Great writer Elmore Leonard has said that "James Lee Burke tells a story in a style all his own, in language that's alive, electric. He's a... View more info

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Stained White Radiance, A

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003853

Condition: Fine


This book is brand new and is in Very Fine condition. All corners are square and the textblock and binding are perfect. The dustjacket is also Very Fine and it is not price-clipped. 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 sweetness of banana trees and stagnant water, taste boudin and fried shrimp. James Lee Burke is first a novelist and... View more info

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Cimarron Rose

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002243

Condition: Fine


In 1997, James Lee Burke, one of America's finest writers, published Cimarron Rose. The book introduced a new series that is full of all the power, beauty, and violence of the American West. This book is in Fine condition but for a Very small scratch to the front pastedown. It really does not detract from the beauty of the book. The textblock shows some slight toning. The book is inscribed by the author directly on the title page "To __ All the best, James Lee Burke".. This is a masterful novel of class warfare and the self-destructive violence of the youth culture. Burke evokes the sp... View more info

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Burning Angel

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004699

Condition: As New


This is the First Edition of Burning Angel signed by the author.This hard cover First Edition is in as new condition and signed by the author on the title page. The book has never been read. The dustjacket is also in As New condition and it is not price-clipped. Burning Angel is James Lee Burke's consummate achievement. It is a story of the South and its tortured history, and of the irrevocable legacy of human cruelty. Burke sweeps you through an incredible story. Burke is from New Orleans and his writing is richly evocative of the modern as well as the old south. We are pleased to send pictur... 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

Condition: Fine


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 character in many of the novels of James Lee Burke. This is a most accomplished and action-packed novel. This book is in excellent... 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

Condition: As New


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 as well. It is not Price-clipped. The story involves a man named Hackberry Holland who has become sheriff of a tiny Texas to... View more info

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White Doves at Morning- a Novel of the American Civil War

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Orion Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005305

Condition: Fine


James Lee Burke is one of our finest living novelists. His books are not just mysteries and this work is completely different. His books are written in a literary style that is both unique and beautiful. This novel is somewhat unusual for Mr. Burke. The volume was acquired in Burke's hometown of New Iberia, Louisiana from the bookstore that he so often mentions in his novels. The book is signed by the author directly on the title page. This is the First United Kingdom Edition as well as the First printing and seems to be fairly scarce. The book is brand new and in very fine condition. The dust... 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

Condition: Fine


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 that Burke often mentions in his books. The book is in Fine condition and has a very slight crease at the extreme fore-edge of ... 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

Condition: As New


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 sweetness of banana trees and stagnant water, taste boudin and fried shrimp". His books are so atmospheric that they reall... View more info