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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 the streets of New York. In The City in Slang, Irving Lewis Allen traces this flowering of popular expressions that accomp... View more info

The Talk Show Murders

By: "Allen, Steve"

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Dell Pub Co:

Seller ID: 9780440184805

ISBN: 0440184800

Condition: GOOD


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Wake Up to Murder

By: "Allen, Steve"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation:

Seller ID: 9781575662367

ISBN: 1575662361

Condition: GOOD


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The Fashion in Shrouds

By: "Allingham, Margery"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, 1995

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 2NP001

ISBN: 0786702249

Condition: FINE


"Tight, bright and clean. Faintest age tanning to pages. ""An Albert Campion mystery….George Well's suicide was last year's gossip. But Albert Campion stubbornly refused to close his personal books on the affair.""" View more info

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Traitor's Purse

By: "Allingham, Margery"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, 1997

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 97P001

ISBN: 0786704470

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint tilt. ""Albert Campion had had a very bad night…His mind was wiped completely blank, only vague, indistinct nightmares remain…"" 183 pages" View more info

Missing

By: "Alvtegen, Karin"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Felony & Mayhem:

Seller ID: 9781934609286

Condition: GOOD


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A Coffin for Dimitrios (Black Widow Thrillers)

By: "Ambler, Eric"

Price: $22.50

Publisher: NY, 1945

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 5DH008

Condition: GOOD/None


"Slight split to inner hinge, pages yellowing, covers faded(green embossed cloth), clean for age, slight tilt. Worn spine ends and corners. Owners name. Only the front flat of the DJ remains. ""the authors of this book are two psychologists, earnestly and honestly interested in furthering a scientific knowledge of hypnotism" View more info

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A Coffin for Dimitrios

By: "Ambler, Eric"

Price: $4.45

Publisher: Carroll & Graf:

Seller ID: 9780786703647

ISBN: 0786703644

Condition: GOOD


A chance encounter with a Turkish colonel with a penchant for British crime novels leads Charles Latimer, himself the author of a handful of successful mysteries, into a world of sinister political and criminal maneuvers throughout the Balkans in the years between the world wars. At first merely curious to reconstruct the career of the notorious Dimitrios, whose body has been identified in an Istanbul morgue, Latimer soon finds himself caught up in a shadowy web of assassination, espionage, drugs, and treachery. View more info

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"Working Stiff: The Cases of Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. "

By: "Anderson, Kevin J."

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Colorado Springs, CO", 2015

Edition: (Signed)

Seller ID: 6-NT001

ISBN: 1614752044

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! SIGNED by author. ""7 cases…a stolen deck of fortune-telling cards …sealed in a coffin in the back of a truck…hired by Santa…trapped in an unbreakable monster-proof crypt...deciphering a string of mysterious zombie graffiti…the murder of a fan at a scifi convention…a kidnapped hellhound...all in a day's work...""" View more info

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Six Geese A-Slaying: A Meg Langslow Christmas Mystery (A Meg Lanslow Mystery)

By: "Andrews, Donna"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Minotaur Books:

Seller ID: 9780312536114

ISBN: 0312536119

Condition: GOOD


Meg Langslow and Michael's house is serving as the marshaling point for the annual Caerphilly holiday parade. The theme is "The Twelve Days of Christmas," and it features twelve drummers from the school marching band, eleven bagpipers, ten leaping lords costumed in medieval finery from the college drama department, and so on. There are also assorted floats, a live nativity scene on a flatbed truck, the Three Wise Men on Caerphilly zoo camels, and Santa in a bright red horse-drawn sleigh. As organizer, Meg's job is already hard enough. But when her nephew Eric, wide-eyed and ashen-faced, whispe... View more info

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Gideon

By: "Andrews, Russell"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345434784

ISBN: 0345434781

Condition: GOOD


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Cry Mercy (Mercy Hollings)

By: "Andrews, Toni"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Mira:

Seller ID: 9780778326489

ISBN: 0778326489

Condition: GOOD


I just want a normal life...even if I'm not entirely sure I'm human.My name is Mercy Hollings and I'm a successful hypnotherapist in Balboa, California. The problem is, my good fortune is dependent on a dark secret. I can make people do whatever I want using telepathy, a power I call "the press." And that ability has hurt some people I never wanted to hurt, so I try to keep it under wraps.I also try to keep people at a distance...at least, I used to. Recently a group of fearless characters broke through my self-imposed walls and became my friends: Sukey, my receptionist-turned-P.I.; Tino... View more info

Advent of Dying (A Sister Mary Helen Mystery)

By: "Anne, Sister Carol O'Marie"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Dell:

Seller ID: 9780440100522

ISBN: 0440100526

Condition: GOOD


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P.I. Files

By: "anthology, anthology, Grafton, Sue, Paretsky, Sue, Block, Lawrence"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Ivy Books:

Seller ID: 9780804105552

ISBN: 0804105553

Condition: very good


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The Private Eye Writers of America Presents: The Shamus Game

By: "anthology, anthology, Riordan, Rick"

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Signet:

Seller ID: 9780451201294

ISBN: 0451201299

Condition: very good


From the Private Eye Writers of America comes this collection of all-new stories by an all-star lineup of Shamus Award-winners -- and their literary PIs. View more info

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Private Eyes

By: "anthology, anthology, Spillane, Mickey"

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Signet:

Seller ID: 9780451194640

ISBN: 0451194640

Condition: very good


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A Summa of the Summa

By: "Aquinas, Thomas"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Ignatius Press:

Seller ID: 9780898703009

ISBN: 089870300X

Condition: GOOD


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The Doll's House (A Helen Grace Thriller)

By: "Arlidge, M. J."

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780451475510

ISBN: 0451475518

Condition: very good


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Played by the Book (A Novel Idea Mystery)

By: "Arlington, Lucy"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425276631

ISBN: 0425276635

Condition: GOOD


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Mercy Kill: A Mystery

By: "Armstrong, Lori"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Touchstone:

Seller ID: 9781416590972

ISBN: 1416590978

Condition: GOOD


Former Black Ops army sniper Mercy Gunderson isn't adjusting well to the laid-back rhythm of civilian life on her family's ranch in South Dakota. To fill her time, Mercy accepts a temporary bartending gig at a local watering hole. Yet her attempts to settle in back home are tested when Titan Oil, a Canadian company proposing to run an underground pipeline through Eagle River County, sends Jason Hawley, Mercy's former army buddy, to the area to convince ranchers to get behind the project. While local business owners support the pipeline, Hawley's presence riles the landowners, and Mercy is t... View more info