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FINITY, Barnes, John
1 FINITY
Barnes, John
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068906 / 9780575068902

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Harris, John
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first UK edition. (Preceded by the Tor edition published in 1999.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Virtual-reality mystery wrapped inside an alternate history story where American democracy survives in small expatriate groups in a world dominated by 12 "Reichs" which are the legacy of the Axis victory in WWII. "[A] genuine adventure of ideas." - Locus, February 1999, pg. 19. Excellent cover painting in the classic SF style by John Harris.

001493

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NEW YORK NIGHTS, Brown, Eric
2 NEW YORK NIGHTS
Brown, Eric
Gollancz, 2000, 0575068728 / 9780575068728

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Moore, Chris
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. (No US edition published.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Volume One of the Virex Trilogy. In the near future American society is decimated and fractionalized by refugees after a limited nuclear exchange turnes the eastern seaboard into a hot-zone. Two private investigators who specialize finding missing persons in this social chaos pursue a case which plunges them into the Virtual Reality culture, where the question is asked: Which is better? The real world of social chaos or the VR world where you can be a god? "[The Virex Trilogy is] described with a delicacy and precision often reminiscent of Ballard or Bradbury." - Barron, Anatomy of Wonder 5, II-167. "Mystery and SF competently melded." - Paul Di Filippo.

001621

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IN THE ELECTRIC MIST WITH CONFEDERATE DEAD, Burke, James Lee
3 IN THE ELECTRIC MIST WITH CONFEDERATE DEAD
Burke, James Lee
Hyperion, 1993, 1562828827 / 9781562828820

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Tauss, Marc
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Bundled with its original limited edition paperback novella "The Lost Get-Back Boogie". This novella (also in very fine condition) was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. (This paperback follows the hardcover published by Louisiana State University Press in 1986 and is an expansion of the story which originally appeared in 1978 published as "Discharge Day".) A Dave Robicheaux mystery. Electric Mist is Burke's first mystery novel with fantasy overtones. Both are excellent examples of this Edgar award-winning author's talent. Burke won the Edgar Award in 1990 for the novel Black Cherry Blues.

002288

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DERVISH IS DIGITAL, Cadigan, Pat
4 DERVISH IS DIGITAL
Cadigan, Pat
Macmillan, 2000, 0333779533 / 9780333779538

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First Printing, trade paperback and the first world edition. (The first hardcover was published by Tor in July, 2001.) Very fine (unread) condition. Mystery/SF novel with the return of Doré Konstantin, the embattled investigator of the TechnoCrime, Artificial Reality Division first introduced in the novel Tea from an Empty Cup. Tea was called by Salon magazine "a tightly plotted, crisply written novel that fits the classic noir mystery template set down by the likes of Raymond Chandler more comfortably than anything William Gibson has ever written." Cadigan is the two-time winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year.

001746

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DERVISH IS DIGITAL (SIGNED), Cadigan, Pat
5 DERVISH IS DIGITAL (SIGNED)
Cadigan, Pat
Macmillan, 2000, 0333779533 / 9780333779538

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Fine, No Jacket. Book. 
First Printing, trade paperback and the first world edition. (The first hardcover was published by Tor in July, 2001.) Very fine (unread) condition. Signed by Cadigan on the title page. Mystery/SF novel with the return of Doré Konstantin, the embattled investigator of the TechnoCrime, Artificial Reality Division first introduced in the novel Tea from an Empty Cup. Tea was called by Salon magazine "a tightly plotted, crisply written novel that fits the classic noir mystery template set down by the likes of Raymond Chandler more comfortably than anything William Gibson has ever written." Cadigan is the two-time winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year.
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001747

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ARCHANGEL, Conner, Michael
6 ARCHANGEL
Conner, Michael
Tor, 1995, 0312857438 / 9780312857431

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Schmehl, Brad
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Lightly bumped at head and heel of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Fascinating and detailed alternate history and murder-mystery novel set in post-WWI 1920's Minneapolis, after a devastating plague decimates whites and leaves the black population immune and struggling to carry-on civiliation. Against this backdrop vampire-like murders are occuring in the city that are begin hushed-up. A second novel by this Nebula-winning author, it includes rich narratives on jazz music, pirate radio, prejudice and social breakdown. "[A] tour de force." - Publisher's Weekly. "Conner's dystopic vision of a nation wracked by fear and prejudice serves double duty as a modern parable and a taut sf thriller. This disturbingly thought-provoking novel belongs in most sf collections." - Library Journal.

003767

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CRUEL & UNUSUAL, Cornwell, Patricia
7 CRUEL & UNUSUAL
Cornwell, Patricia
Scribner's, 1993, 0684195305 / 9780684195308

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. The fourth Scarpetta mystery/suspense novel. Preceded by Postmortem (1990), Body of Evidence (1991) and All That Remains (1992).

001385

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BOOKMAN'S WAKE [THE]: A MYSTERY WITH CLIFF JANEWAY, Dunning, John
8 BOOKMAN'S WAKE [THE]: A MYSTERY WITH CLIFF JANEWAY
Dunning, John
Scribner's, 1995, 0684800039 / 9780684800035

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing with "1" present in number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Copies well into 5th printings, of which this is a 1st printing. Very faint moisture stain on interior jacket radiating from the head and heel of spine panel. No bleed-through except at lower right tip of rear flap, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Sequel to Dunning's award-winning mystery Booked To Die, and an excellent bibliophile mystery in itself. Award history: 1996 Edgar Award Nominee (lost to Come to Grief by Dick Francis).

003558

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KILLING ME SOFTLY, Eccles, Marjorie
9 KILLING ME SOFTLY
Eccles, Marjorie
Thomas Dunne Books, 1999, 0312204698 / 9780312204693

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Everard, Adam
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Previously published in the UK in 1998.) Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. A Gil Mayo Mystery.

003408

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MOCHE WARRIOR: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL MYSTERY [THE], Hamilton, Lyn
10 MOCHE WARRIOR: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL MYSTERY [THE]
Hamilton, Lyn
Berkley Prime Crime, 1999, 0425168093 / 9780425168097

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Greco, Tony
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Archaelogical murder mystery featuring antiquities dealer Lara McClintoch. By the same author as The Xibalba Murders.

002776

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SMILLA'S SENSE OF SNOW, Hoeg, Peter
11 SMILLA'S SENSE OF SNOW
Hoeg, Peter
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1993, 0374266441 / 9780374266448

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, As New. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US edition, first English translation and Hoeg's first English language book. (Previously published in Danish in 1992.) Mystery novel with science fiction overtones. Not a remainder nor ex-library copy. Very faint handling-related soiling to side edge of textblock, else a fine copy in very fine jacket. A square, straight copy without price-clipping. Turned into an wonderfully haunting film in 1997 starring Julia Ormond. Award History: 1994 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Novel; Winner of the 1994 Dilys Winn Award.

003215

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BESSIE BLUE KILLER [THE] (SIGNED), Lupoff, Richard
12 BESSIE BLUE KILLER [THE] (SIGNED)
Lupoff, Richard
St. Martins Press, 1994, 0312104251 / 9780312104252

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Hardcover first edition, first printing. Presentation copy signed and inscribed on the title page "Richard Lupoff/@WHC 2006/San Francisco." Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A Hobart Lindsey/Marvia Plum mystery. Murder investigation around the filming of a movie about black fighter pilots during WWII.
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000684

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SPEAKS THE NIGHTBIRD, McCAMMON, ROBERT
13 SPEAKS THE NIGHTBIRD
McCAMMON, ROBERT
River City Publishing, 2002, 1880216620 / 9781880216620

First Edition, Hardcover, Poor, Poor. Ex-Library. Dolinger, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Ex-library copy with the usual paste-downs, stickers and stamps. Pages are clean and intact. An excellent reading copy of a break-through book that's a fascinating read. The first Matthew Corbett novel in this highly entertaining mystery series set in early 18th century Colonial America.

004447

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WOLF IN THE SHADOWS, Muller, Marcia
14 WOLF IN THE SHADOWS
Muller, Marcia
Mysterious Press, 1993, 0892965258 / 9780892965250

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Singer, Phil
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A Sharon McCone mystery and the original female private eye. (Muller introduced the female private eye to mystery fiction. Her character creation, Sharon McCone, stands on her own merits.) Award History: 1994 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Novel.

000417

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KILLING OF MONDAY BROWN [THE], Prowell, Sandra West
15 KILLING OF MONDAY BROWN [THE]
Prowell, Sandra West
Walker & Company, 1994, 0802731848 / 9780802731845

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Fine. Remainder. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club or ex-library copy. Except for an unfortunate remainder dot on bottom edge of page block, an unread copy in very fine jacket. A great reading copy of an excellent mystery novel. Prowell's second book and the second Phoebe Siegel mystery.

003776

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DOWN THESE DARK SPACEWAYS (SIGNED), Resnick, Mike (ed) and Robert J. Sawyer
16 DOWN THESE DARK SPACEWAYS (SIGNED)
Resnick, Mike (ed) and Robert J. Sawyer
Science Fiction Book Club, 2005, 1582881642 / 9781582881645

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Giancola, Donato
Book Club edition, first printing and first hardcover edition. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by contributor Robert J Sawyer and dated "13 April 2009" on the contents page. Original publication by the Science Fiction Book Club with "First Science Fiction Book Club printing May 2005" stated on copyright page. Slight wear with corners lightly bumped with moderate bumping at top and bottom edges of spine panel. Original anthology edited by Mike Resnick featuring SF mystery novellas by Mike Resnick, David Gerrold, Catherine Asaro, Robert Reed, Jack McDevitt and Robert J. Sawyer.
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003534

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CLOSE TO HOME: AN INSPECTOR BANKS' MYSTERY (SIGNED), Robinson, Peter
17 CLOSE TO HOME: AN INSPECTOR BANKS' MYSTERY (SIGNED)
Robinson, Peter
William Morrow & Co, 2003, 0060198788 / 9780060198787

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping.Signed by Robinson on tipped-in signature page specially printed by the publisher. A tipped-in sheet is an extra page added by the publisher, usually between the half-title page and the endpapers. The publisher will send a certain number of blank sheets to the author, the author signs the sheets (i.e. pages) and sends them back to the publisher who binds them into the book during the publication process. So, this copy of signed prior to publication by Robinson. A very nice collectible copy. An Inspector Bank's mystery.
Signed by Author(s)
003003

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FADEAWAY, Rosen, Richard
18 FADEAWAY
Rosen, Richard
Harper & Row, 1986, 006015599X / 9780060155995

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Crawford, Robert
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine copy in very fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Basketball mystery, and Rosen's second book, preceded by "Strike Three, You're Dead" which won the 1985 Edgar Award for Best First Novel.

000416

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EVERYTHING YOU HAVE IS MINE, Scoppettone, Sandra
19 EVERYTHING YOU HAVE IS MINE
Scoppettone, Sandra
Little, Brown & Co., 1991, 0316776467 / 9780316776462

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. First book in the mystery series featuring private eye Lauren Laurano. Writing as Jack Early, Scoppettone wrote "[s]ome of the best hard- boiled writing to emerge in the 1980's..." - DeAndrea (ed), Encyclopedia Mysteriosa, pg. 319.

000492

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A DARK MATTER (SIGNED), Straub, Peter
20 A DARK MATTER (SIGNED)
Straub, Peter
Doubleday, 2010, 038551638X / 9780385516389

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Peter Straub on the title page. Jacket lightly crinkled at upper edges especially at spine, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. Award History: 2010 Bram Stoker Award Winner for Best Novel.
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004764

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