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The City in Slang: New York Life and Popular Speech

By: "Allen, Irving Lewis"

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 9780195092653

ISBN: 0195092651

Condition: GOOD


The American urban scene, and in particular New York's, has given us a rich cultural legacy of slang words and phrases, a bonanza of popular speech. Hot dog, rush hour, butter-and-egg man, gold digger, shyster, buttinsky, smart aleck, sidewalk superintendent, yellow journalism, breadline, straphanger, tar beach, the Tenderloin, the Great White Way, to do a Brodie--these are just a few of the hundreds of popular words and phrases that were born or took on new meaning in t... View more info

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The Light in the Ruins (Vintage Contemporaries)

By: "Bohjalian, Chris"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780307743923

ISBN: 0307743926

Condition: very good


From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Midwives" and "The Sandcastle Girls" comes a spellbinding novel of love, despair, and revenge--set in war-ravaged Tuscany. 1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Eighteen-year-old Cristina spends her days swimming in the pool, playing with her young ni... View more info

Mrs. Jeffries on the Ball (Victorian Mystery)

By: "Brightwell, Emily"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425144916

ISBN: 0425144917

Condition: GOOD


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By: "Brightwell, Emily"

Price: $2.75

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425139493

ISBN: 0425139492

Condition: GOOD


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The Italian Secretary: A Further Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

By: "Carr, Caleb"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin:

Seller ID: 9780312352042

ISBN: 0312352042

Condition: GOOD


Caleb Carr's novel, "The Alienest," was a blockbuster international bestseller and positioned its author as a modern master of the historical thriller. Now, Carr reaches back further, to the age of opium dens and Jack the Ripper, when fictional detective Sherlock Holmes made the science of murder as real as the gore on a killer's hands...FOUL WHISPERINGS...Mycroft Holmes's encoded message to his brother, Sherlock, is unsubtle enough even for Dr. Watson to deciph... View more info

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The Angel of Darkness

By: "Carr, Caleb"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345427632

ISBN: 0345427637

Condition: GOOD


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The Iron Hand of Mars: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery

By: "Davis, Lindsey"

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Fawcett:

Seller ID: 9780345380241

ISBN: 034538024X

Condition: GOOD


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SHADOWS IN BRONZE.

By: "Davis, Lindsey."

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Crown Publ. (1991).:

Seller ID: 9780330311847

ISBN: 0330311840

Condition: GOOD


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"Chapel Noir: A Novel of Suspense featuring Sherlock Holmes, Irene Adler, and Jack the Ripper"

By: "Douglas, Carole Nelson"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Forge Books:

Seller ID: 9780765343475

ISBN: 0765343479

Condition: GOOD


Before Caleb Carr and Laurie R. King, Carole Nelson Douglas gave readers a compelling look into Victoriana with a bold new detective character: Irene Adler, the only woman to ever outwit Sherlock Holmes. An operatic diva and the intellectual equal of most of the men she encounters, Irene is as much at home with disguises and a revolver as with high society and haute couture. "Chapel Noir" is the fifth book in Carole Nelson Douglas's critically acclaimed Irene Adler s... View more info

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Truffled Feathers

By: "Fairbanks, Nancy"

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 9780425182727

ISBN: 042518272X

Condition: GOOD


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The Servant's Tale (A Dame Frevisse Mystery)

By: "Frazer, Margaret"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425143896

ISBN: 0425143899

Condition: GOOD


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Evergreen Falls: A Novel

By: "Freeman, Kimberley"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Touchstone:

Seller ID: 9781476799902

ISBN: 1476799903

Condition: very good


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Daughter of the Game

By: "Grant, Tracy"

Price: $2.00

Seller ID: 9780061032066

ISBN: 0061032069

Condition: GOOD


In a world of artifice and infidelity, Charles and Melanie' s marriage seems to be a model of trust and constancy. But when their son is kidnapped, the search to find him rips their perfect jewel-box life asunder and lays open the hard-to-face truths which lurk at the heart of their marriage. View more info

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"Most Extraordinary Pursuit, A"

By: "Gray, Juliana"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425277072

ISBN: 0425277070

Condition: very good


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"Sold Down the River (Benjamin January, Book 4)"

By: "Hambly, Barbara"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553575293

ISBN: 0553575295

Condition: GOOD


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The Jefferson Files

By: "Herman, Martin"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Martin Herman - Writer:

Seller ID: 9780692504932

ISBN: 0692504931

Condition: GOOD


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The Hidden Treasure Files: ...A Will James Mystery (Will James Mysteries) (Volume 2)

By: "Herman, Martin"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: 194 Rodney Press:

Seller ID: 9781945211010

ISBN: 1945211016

Condition: GOOD


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Blood and Orchids (Signet)

By: "Katkov, Norman"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Signet:

Seller ID: 9780451142825

ISBN: 0451142829

Condition: GOOD


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"Game, The"

By: "King, Laurie R."

Price: $1.75

Seller ID: 9780553583380

ISBN: 0553583387

Condition: GOOD


Laurie R. King's bestselling mystery series featuring Mary Russell and her husband and partner, Sherlock Holmes, is beloved by readers and acclaimed by critics the world over. Now the illustrious duo returns for their most dangerous exploit yet, in a rich and atmospheric tale that takes them to India to save the life of one of literature's most fabled heroes. It's the second day of the new year, 1924, and Mary Russell is settling in for a much-needed rest with her hu... View more info

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The Bookman's Tale: A Novel of Obsession

By: "Lovett, Charlie"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780143125389

ISBN: 0143125389

Condition: GOOD


A mysterious portrait ignites an antiquarian bookseller's search through time and the works of Shakespeare for his lost love Guaranteed to capture the hearts of everyone who truly loves books, "The Bookman's Tale" is a former bookseller's sparkling novel and a delightful exploration of one of literature's most tantalizing mysteries with echoes of "Shadow of the Wind" and A.S. Byatt's "Possession." Hay-on-Wye, 1995. Peter Byerly isn't sure what drew him into thi... View more info