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FINITY

By: Barnes, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001493


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, ... View more info

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NEW YORK NIGHTS

By: Brown, Eric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001621


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 plung... 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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DERVISH IS DIGITAL (SIGNED)

By: Cadigan, Pat

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 001747


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... View more info

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DERVISH IS DIGITAL

By: Cadigan, Pat

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001746


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... View more info

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ARCHANGEL

By: Conner, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tor: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003767


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... 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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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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SPEAKS THE NIGHTBIRD

By: McCAMMON, ROBERT

Price: $10.00

Publisher: River City Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004447


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. 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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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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DOWN THESE DARK SPACEWAYS (SIGNED)

By: Resnick, Mike (ed) and Robert J. Sawyer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Science Fiction Book Club: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003534


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 ... View more info

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CLOSE TO HOME: AN INSPECTOR BANKS' MYSTERY (SIGNED)

By: Robinson, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Co: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003003


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 th... 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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A DARK MATTER (SIGNED)

By: Straub, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004764


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. View more info