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The Manual of Detection

By: "Berry, Jedediah"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780143116516

ISBN: 0143116517

Condition: GOOD


"This debut novel weaves the kind of mannered fantasy that might result if Wes Anderson were to adapt Kafka." - -"The New Yorker" Reminiscent of imaginative fiction from Jorge Luis Borges to Jasper Fforde yet dazzlingly original, "The Manual of Detection" marks the debut of a prodigious young talent. Charles Unwin toils as a clerk at a huge, imperious detective agency located in an unnamed city always slick with rain. When Travis Sivart, the agency's most illustrious detective, is murdered, Unwin is suddenly promoted and must embark on an utterly bizarre quest for the missing investigator... View more info

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The Burning Girl (Tom Thorne Novels)

By: "Billingham, Mark"

Price: $1.70

Publisher: Sphere:

Seller ID: 9780751534894

ISBN: 0751534897

Condition: GOOD


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Lazybones (Detective Thorne Mysteries)

By: "Billingham, Mark"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Avon:

Seller ID: 9780060560867

ISBN: 006056086X

Condition: GOOD


The first corpse was found hooded, bound, and naked, kneeling ona bare mattress in a seedy hotel room. This was no ordinary murder but rather the work of a killer driven by something special, somethingspectacular. The fact that the dead man was a convicted rapist recently released from prison only increases the bizarre nature of the gruesome crime ... and the police's reluctance to apprehend the perpetrator. It's the body count that troubles Detective Inspector Tom Thorne, as brutal slaying follows brutal slaying, each victim more deserving than the last. Though he has no sympathy for the d... View more info

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Lying with the Enemy: A Novel

By: "Binding, Tim"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Carroll & Graf:

Seller ID: 9780786708093

ISBN: 0786708093

Condition: very good


A novel of exceptional style and momentum, sustained at a high emotional pitch, and beautifully constructed. - Alan Furst, New York Times Book Review. At once a thriller and a moral tale, this taut, heart-stopping novel explores the deadly perils of collaboration on quiet, idyllic Guernsey in the Channel Islands, the only British territory to be occupied by German troops in World War II. It is 1943. The tide of the war is beginning to turn decisively and bloodily against Germany, but on Guernsey life proceeds blithely beyond the reach of brutal combat. Nazi officers party with local girls, lov... View more info

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Steak in Murder (Hemlock Falls Mysteries)

By: "Bishop, Claudia"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425169667

ISBN: 0425169669

Condition: GOOD


Desperate to buy back the Inn at Hemlock Falls, the Quilliam sisters face a devastating setback when a TV producer is murdered on the premises. View more info

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"Murder in Clichy (An Aimee Leduc Investigation, Vol. 5)"

By: "Black, Cara"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Soho Crime:

Seller ID: 9781569474112

ISBN: 1569474117

Condition: GOOD


Praise for the Aimee Leduc series: "The buzz . . . is partly about her heroine's hip, next-generation, cutting-edge investigations and partly about Paris, a setting of unrivaled charm."--"Houston Chronicle" "If the cobblestones could talk, they might tell a tale as haunting as the one Cara Black spins." --"The New York Times Book Review" "Will have readers on pins and needles."--"San Francisco Chronicle" "One of the best new writers in the field today."--"Publishers Weekly" (starred review) "Conveys vividly those layers of history that make the stones of Paris sing for so m... View more info

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Two Down: A New Crossword Mystery with Puzzles Included (Crossword Mysteries)

By: "Blanc, Nero"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Berkley Trade:

Seller ID: 9780425175101

ISBN: 0425175103

Condition: GOOD


In this brain-teasing follow-up to the smash-hit debut, The Crossword Murder, P.I. Rosco Polycrates returns to discover that--up, down, or across--S.O.S. spells danger... When a famous Hollywood actress and her friend set sail off the coast of Nantucket Island--and never return, it sounds like foul play to P.I. Rosco Polycrates and his paramour/crossword editor Belle Graham. They are sharpening their pencils and their minds to solve this case. But the truth is not so easily spelled out, and it will take all their sleuthing skills to fill in the missing blanks. Praise for Nero Blanc's The... View more info

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Done Wrong (Marti MacAlister Mysteries)

By: "Bland, Eleanor Taylor"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780312957940

ISBN: 0312957947

Condition: GOOD


Cops were dying. A killer was going free. A woman with a broken heart was out to make a difference. A mother, a widow, a black woman cop, Marti MacAlister lives and works in a quiet suburb. Part of her died in Chicago when her husband, an undercover cop, was killed by a bullet from his own gun. Now Marti is headed back to the city to find the truth about Johnny MacAlister's death. Another Chicago undercover cop has died in a drug buy gone wrong, and Johnny's name keeps coming up. Guided by informants, scattered clues, and the hard wisdom of the streets, Marti scours the city's underbel... View more info

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Dark Jenny (Eddie LaCrosse Novels)

By: "Bledsoe, Alex"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Tor Books:

Seller ID: 9780765327437

ISBN: 0765327430

Condition: GOOD


Alex Bledsoe's novels featuring detective Eddie LaCrosse have drawn rave reviews for their ingenious blend of classic fantasy and hard-boiled detective fiction. Now with "Dark Jenny," Bledsoe returns with an all-new tale of intrigue and murder. . . . For twenty-five gold pieces a day, plus expenses, Eddie LaCrosse will take on most any case. But the unexpected delivery of a coffin in the dead of winter forces LaCrosse to look back at a bygone chapter in his past--and the premeditated murder of a dream. Ruled by the noble King Marcus Drake, the island kingdom of Grand Braun is an oasis ... View more info

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A Long Line of Dead Men

By: "Block, Lawrence"

Price: $7.25

Publisher: NY, 1996

Edition: ARC

Seller ID: 57P021

ISBN: 0380720248

Condition: NEAR FINE


"""A Matthew Scudder novel"" Advance Reading copy. Tight, bright, clean, slight flare. Faint edgewear & faint spinal creases." View more info

The Girl with the Long Green Heart

By: "Block, Lawrence"

Price: $8.75

Publisher: "Woodstock,VT", 1985

Seller ID: 49P052

ISBN: 0881500429

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, a little yellowing, clean, w/a little tilt. Bump to bottom front outside corner. Bookstore stamp on title page." View more info

The Burglar in the Closet

By: "Block, Lawrence"

Price: $1.25

Publisher: Pocket:

Seller ID: 9780671835811

ISBN: 0671835815

Condition: very good


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Sins Of The Fathers

By: "Block, Lawrence"

Price: $1.35

Publisher: Jove:

Seller ID: 9780515067293

ISBN: 0515067296

Condition: very good


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Sometimes/bite

By: "Block, Lawrence"

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Jove:

Seller ID: 9780515074079

ISBN: 0515074071

Condition: GOOD


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Like a Lamb to Slaughter

By: "Block, Lawrence"

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Jove:

Seller ID: 9780515084139

ISBN: 0515084131

Condition: very good


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Burglars Can't Be Choosers

By: "Block, Lawrence"

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Pocket:

Seller ID: 9780671439378

ISBN: 0671439375

Condition: very good


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8 Million Ways to Die

By: "Block, Lawrence"

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Jove:

Seller ID: 9780515072570

ISBN: 0515072575

Condition: GOOD


Nobody knows better than Matthew Scudder how far down a person can sink in the city of New York. Except a young prostitute named Kim--and she wanted out. Maybe Kim didn't deserve the life fate had dealt her. She surely didn't deserve her death. The alcoholic ex-cop turned P.I. was supposed to protect her, but someone slashed her to ribbons in a seedy hotel room. Now, finding Kim's killer will be Scudder's penance. But there are lethal secrets hiding in the slain hooker's past that are far dirtier than her trade. And there are many ways of dying in this cruel and dangerous town--some quick... View more info

Burglar in Closet

By: "Block, Lawrence"

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Pocket:

Seller ID: 9780671617042

ISBN: 0671617044

Condition: GOOD


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Some Days You Get the Bear

By: "Block, Lawrence"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Avon:

Seller ID: 9780380715688

ISBN: 0380715686

Condition: very good


The bear is on the prowl in many different guises. He may be the master thief stealing into Graceland, an intense young passenger experimenting in terror, or a psychiatrist haunted by his patient's nightmare. Or maybe he's beautiful, lethal woman in a blood-red scarf. So beware of the this huge, dangerous beast. Because first he will enthrall you.. and then he will strike. View more info

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The Canceled Czech (Evan Tanner Mystery)

By: "Block, Lawrence"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Signet:

Seller ID: 9780451194046

ISBN: 0451194047

Condition: GOOD


The second adventure of Evan Michael Tanner -- back in print "The Canceled Czech" finds the sleepless adventurer on a mission to Czechoslovakia to liberate a dying man, who turns out to be a Nazi. For his troubles, he finds himself leaping from a moving train, tangling with an amorous blonde, and playing the role of a neo-Nazi propagandist. Just another typical work day in the life of "the thief who couldn't sleep". View more info