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Publisher: Tor Books:
Seller ID: 9780812517026
A delightful Victorian adventure novel about the only woman Sherlock Holmes has ever admired: Irene Adler. In this delightful encore to "Good Night, Mr. Holmes," diva-turned-detective Irene Adler engages in a battle of wits with Sherlock Holmes -- and a vicious killer who seeks to hide a traitorous past... View more info
Publisher: Forge Books:
Seller ID: 9780765343475
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 series, which reinvents "the woman" that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle introduced in "A Scandal in Bohemia" as the heroine of her own... View more info
Publisher: "Cleveland, OH", The Arthur Westbrook Company: 1891
Seller ID: 8-7T014
"Tight text block but connection between spine covering and back cover has been re-enforced with clear tape, age soil to exterior, pages clean but age tanned, faintest curl. Covers are chipped, creased, marked and show their age. (127 years).DIME NOVELS - Printed on the cheapest of paper, with lurid cover illustrations, dime novels (which found a name in their ten cent price tag)...were considered ephemeral, to be read, often in secret, passed on to friends, or discarded. Dime novels... targeted a youthful working class audience with their thrilling, stereotyped tales of Wild West adventu... View more info
By: "Dunn, Carola"
Publisher: Minotaur Books:
Seller ID: 9780312672577
In March of 1926, Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher and her friend and collaborator Lucy (a.k.a. Lady Gerald) head off for several days at stately home reputed to have the best grotto in the country. Working on a book of follies (architectural), they plan to research and photograph it. Leaving her husband and young twins behind, Daisy is expecting a productive weekend at Appsworth Hall, with the only potential difficulty being keeping Lucy from offending the current owner, a manufacturer of plumbing products. Alas, it's not to be quite so simple. At the home, they find themselves faced with a curious a... View more info
Publisher: "Garden City, NY", Garden City Publishing #48: gvbfff
Seller ID: 8-7T006
"Tight, age tanned but clean pages, faintest curl. Exterior shows its age: age soil (94 years); a few small edge rips and creases; missing spine paper covering at top and bottom and starting to rip on front hinge edge; missing piece on bottom of back cover and bottom corner of covers and some pages. DIME NOVELS - Printed on the cheapest of paper, with lurid cover illustrations, dime novels (which found a name in their ten cent price tag)...were considered ephemeral, to be read, often in secret, passed on to friends, or discarded. Dime novels... targeted a youthful working class audience ... View more info
By: "Grant, Tracy"
Seller ID: 9780061032066
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
Publisher: "Little, Brown Book Group":
Seller ID: 9780751516951
"A Plague on Both Your Houses" introduces physician Matthew Bartholomew, whose unorthodox but effective treatment of his patients frequently draws accusations of heresy from his more traditional colleagues. Besides his practice, Bartholomew teaches medicine at Michaelhouse, part of the fledgling University of Cambridge. In 1348, the inhabitants of Cambridge live under the shadow of a terrible pestilence that has ravaged Europe and is traveling relentlessly towards England. Bartholomew, however, is distracted by the sudden and inexplicable death of the Master of Michaelhouse, a death University... View more info
By: "Grisham, John"
Seller ID: 9780440246022
Condition: very good
#1 "NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER In 1970, Willie Traynor comes to Clanton, Mississippi, in a Triumph Spitfire and a fog of vague ambitions. Within a year, the twenty-three-year-old finds himself the owner of Ford County's only newspaper, famous for its well-crafted obituaries. While the rest of America is in the grips of turmoil, Clanton lives on the edge of another age--until the brutal murder of a young mother rocks the town and thrusts Willie into the center of a storm. Daring to report the true horrors of the crime, Willie makes as many friends as enemies in Clanton, and over the ... View more info
By: "Herman, Martin"
Publisher: 194 Rodney Press:
Seller ID: 9781945211010
Seller ID: 9780544176676
Condition: very good
It's 1727. Tom Hawkins is damned if he's going to follow in his father's footsteps and become a country parson. Not for him a quiet life of prayer and propriety. His preference is for wine, women, and cards. But there's a sense of honor there too, and Tom won't pull family strings to get himself out of debt--not even when faced with the appalling horrors of London's notorious debtors' prison: The Marshalsea Gaol.Within moments of his arrival in the Marshalsea, Hawkins learns there's a murderer on the loose, a ghost is haunting the gaol, and that he'll have to scrounge up the money to pay fo... View more info