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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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DEATH WALKER: AN ELLA CLAH MYSTERY (SIGNED)

By: Thurlo, Aimee and David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Forge: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004542


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by both authors and inscribed "Walk in beauty" on the title page. Moderate scuffing on the side edge of page block, with some bumping at corners and upper and lower spine panel edges. Jacket shows moderate crinkling at upper and lower edges of spine panel and at tips. Aside from this noticeable wear, copy is square and jacket is without tears with $23.95 price in... View more info

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STRANGERS [THE]: THE BOOKS OF ELSEWHERE VOLUME FOUR (SIGNED)

By: West, Jacqueline

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dial Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004798


Hardcover first edition, first printing. Number "1" present in complete number line on copyright page. Signed and inscribed "To Whitney / Never talk to strangers" by West on the title page. Specially printed Elsewhere bookmark, in full color and laminated showing the four books in the series, is also enclosed. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Book Four in juvenile mystery-fantasy series which has garnered starred re... View more info