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SLOW MOTION RIOT (SIGNED)

By: Blauner, Peter

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Morrow: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000463


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Some age-related wear to top edge of text block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine dustjacket. Signed by Blauner on the title page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A startling story of race, crime and the achieving the American Dream. The author's first book and Winner of the 1992 Edgar Award For Best First Novel. View more info

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A DANCE AT THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE (SIGNED)

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Morrow: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003167


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Signed by Block (signature only) in blue ink on the half-title page. Small (0.75 cm) chip on top edge of board, else Near Fine (unread) copy in jacket with very faint crinkling at lower end of front jacket panel. Burnt orange cloth over burnt orange boards. Aside from the stated defects, a clean, square copy in jacket with price intact. Not a book club, ... View more info

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SOME DAYS YOU GET THE BEAR

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Morrow: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003177


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Minor edgewear with faint scuffing on textblock edges with moderate bumping at corners and tips of spine panel. A clean, straight copy without price clipping. Near fine copy in near fine jacket. Collection of 21 short stories published between 1963 and 1993 with short introduction by Block. View more info

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IN THE ELECTRIC MIST WITH CONFEDERATE DEAD

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Hyperion: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002288


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 publish... View more info

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CRUEL & UNUSUAL

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Scribner's: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001385


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). View more info

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BOOKMAN'S WAKE [THE]: A MYSTERY WITH CLIFF JANEWAY

By: Dunning, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Scribner's: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003558


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 ... View more info

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KILLING ME SOFTLY

By: Eccles, Marjorie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003408


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. View more info

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DEAD MAN (SIGNED)

By: Gores, Joe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mysterious Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003179


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated first edition with number line complete. Fine (unread) copy showing only age-related edgewear in fine jacket. Signed by Gores on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Suspense novel by the author of Come Morning and Interface. View more info

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MOCHE WARRIOR: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL MYSTERY [THE]

By: Hamilton, Lyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkley Prime Crime: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002776


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. View more info

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SMILLA'S SENSE OF SNOW

By: Hoeg, Peter

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003215


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. Awar... View more info

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BESSIE BLUE KILLER [THE] (SIGNED)

By: Lupoff, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Martins Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000684


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. View more info

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A LITTLE YELLOW DOG (SIGNED)

By: Mosley, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norton: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001163


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Slight bump with associated jacket crinkling at top edge of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Signed by Mosley on the title page. The sixth novel featuring Easy Rawlins, the on-again, off-again black Private Investigator in 1960's Los Angeles. View more info

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A LITTLE YELLOW DOG (SIGNED)

By: Mosley, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norton: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001165


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Tiny (0.25 cm in size) pen mark on side edge of text block, else fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by Mosley on the title page. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. The sixth novel featuring Easy Rawlins, the on-again, off-again black Private Investigator in 1960's Los Angeles. View more info

RL's DREAM

By: Mosley, Walter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norton: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003173


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder nor ex-library copy. Fiction, and Mosley's award-winning first non-genre novel about an aging blues singer. A novel about coming to terms with the past, and redemption. Award History: 1996 Black Caucus of the American Library Association's Literary Award. View more info

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WOLF IN THE SHADOWS

By: Muller, Marcia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mysterious Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000417


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. View more info

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MALLORY'S ORACLE

By: O'Connell, Carol

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Putnam: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003108


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very small (1cm) area of jacket crinkling at bottom left corner of front jacket panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. O'Connell's first book. Award History: 1995 Edgar Award Nominee for Best First Novel. View more info

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KILLING OF MONDAY BROWN [THE]

By: Prowell, Sandra West

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Walker & Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003776


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. View more info

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FADEAWAY

By: Rosen, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000416


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. View more info

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EVERYTHING YOU HAVE IS MINE

By: Scoppettone, Sandra

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Co.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000492


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. View more info

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HELL GATE: A NOVEL OF SUSPENSE

By: Stout, David and Ruth Furie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mysterious Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003407


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. David Stout's first novel "Carolina Skeletons" received the 1989 Edgar Award for Best First Novel - Stine (ed), The Armchair Detective Book of Lists, 2nd Revised, 1995. View more info