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The Girl at the Halfway House "Hough, 12, E."
1 12, E." The Girl at the Halfway House "Hough
New York D. Appleton & Company 1900 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue/grey cover with gold lettering. 
Price: 14.97 USD
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2 Ade, George Fables in Slang
New York , NY Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Clyde J Newman 
Greenish cover wtih vine impression that has blue blackground. Corners dented. Otherwise Excellent condition. George Ade was known as The Aesop of Indiana. Scarce. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Woodcuts; 
Price: 18.22 USD
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Speak Ill of the Living  (Author Signed), Arsenault, Mark
3 Arsenault, Mark Speak Ill of the Living (Author Signed)
Scottsdale, AZ Poisoned Pen Press 2005 1590581393 / 9781590581391 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Beautiful book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Shamus Award Nominee. Everybody thought the banker surprised by car-jackers was dead and buried until a photograph of him taken by his captors turns up. If the banker is alive, then whose ashes are buried in his grave? Eddie's chase after the story takes him across many neighborhoods of his home and crime beat, Lowell, Massachusetts, and deep into his own famiy's dark secrets. What he hears are the echoes of a forgotten crime. What he finds are bodies blocking his path.... Someone is killing off his sources. High tension, dark doings, and a real surprise mark this exciting novel. Rare. ; 1.02 x 8.66 x 5.59 Inches; 256 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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For the Honor of the School, ,, Barbour, Ralph Henry
4 Barbour, Ralph Henry For the Honor of the School, ,
Grosset & Dunlap 1900 First Edition; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Green cloth cover with dark green lettering. Dust has chips at edges. Dust covered with brodart cover. Former owners name in front otherwise clean and tight. Ralph Henry Barbour (November 13, 1870 - February 19, 1944) was an American novelist, who primarily wrote popular works of sports fiction for boys. In collaboration with L. H. Bickford, he also wrote as Richard Stillman Powell, notably Phyllis in Bohemia. Other works included light romances and adventure. uring his career, Barbour produced more than 100 novels as well as a number of short stories. Scarce if not rare with dust. Photo/scan of book is actual book being sold.; Every Boy's Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages 
Price: 15.97 USD
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The Devil's Own Rag Doll  (Author Signed), Bartoy, Mitchell
5 Bartoy, Mitchell The Devil's Own Rag Doll (Author Signed)
St. Martin's Minotaur 2005 0312340885 / 9780312340889 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on title page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.1940+s Detroit: the war effort is in full swing and racial tensions are running high. When a vivacious white heiress is murdered in the black part of town, the city threatens to erupt into mob violence, bringing the factories to a grinding halt and imperiling Allied forces around the world. Newly minted Detective Pete Caudill is charged with covering up the crime in the interests of civic peace and finding some kind of justice for the dead girl. Odds are the girl was killed by her black boyfriend, but some whisper of a communist plot. Or is Detroit+s shadowy political machine manipulating events to its own ruthless ends? As he delves deeper, Caudill soon learns the hard way that friends are rarely what they seem, family ties are often deceptive, and sometimes the bravest thing a man can do is think for himself. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. ; 1.2 x 8.4 x 5.6 Inches; 304 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.97 USD
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The Practice of Deceit  A Novel (Author Signed), Benedict, Elizabeth
6 Benedict, Elizabeth The Practice of Deceit A Novel (Author Signed)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2005 0618563717 / 9780618563715 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. When Eric Lavender meets the attorney Colleen O'Brien Golden, his position as one of Manhattan's chic psychotherapists and most eligible bachelors suddenly loses its appeal. The sexy, stylish Colleen lures him to live with her and her young daughter in the exclusive suburb of Scarsdale. To his amazement, Eric is besotted and soon settles into the unexpected bliss of marriage and domesticity with their new baby and his loving stepdaughter. He even becomes a local hero when the police turn to him for help in resolving a hostage crisis. But Eric's transformation comes to an abrupt halt when the police knock on his door again -- this time with handcuffs. He and Colleen are caught up in an explosive conflict of interest involving their clients. When Eric discovers that Colleen has gone to extreme lengths to conceal her secret past, she retaliates with horrendous charges against him. Eric must uncover the truth before his children, his career, and his freedom are taken from him forever. As she did in her bestseller Almost, Elizabeth Benedict navigates the turbulent waters of love, law, psychology, and ethics with biting wit and penetrating insight. The Practice of Deceit is a razor-sharp novel of marriage -- and divorce -- gone awry. ; 1.2 x 9 x 6.2 Inches; 288 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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Checkmate  (Author Signed), Bodman, Karna Small
7 Bodman, Karna Small Checkmate (Author Signed)
Forge Books 2007 0765315424 / 9780765315427 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author. Dr. Cameron Talbot has invented a breakthrough technology to defend against cruise missiles. But she needs support from skeptical company officers, funding from a reluctant Congress, and help from the White House to develop her life-saving project. Lt. Col. Hunt Daniels, detailed from the Pentagon to the White House National Security Council to investigate Dr. Talbots work, sees the potential of the invention. The fact that hes attracted to the brilliant scientist adds one more dimension to his interest in her work. But disaster is brewing overseas as militants in the disputed Kashmir region of India steal a series of missiles from sympathizers in the Pakistani military and launch one against India. At the same time, they send one of their agents to Washington, D.C., to steal Dr. Talbots technology so they can protect themselves when their enemies retaliate. The scientist and the NSC staffer find themselves enmeshed in terrorist plots and political wrangling at the highest levels. With scenes in the Oval Office, the Situation Room, Capitol Hill, Georgetown restaurants, and Washington dinner parties, as well as action in Kashmir, New Delhi, and at the Taj Mahal, the tension and intrigue escalate until two nuclear-armed countries stand at the brink of war.; 1.2 x 9.4 x 6.3 Inches; 336 pages; Signed by Author 
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To Die in Provence, Bogner, Norman
8 Bogner, Norman To Die in Provence
New York , NY Tom Doherty Associations 1998 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Gold paperback. Author signed. Rare signed paperback. Book now in archival sleeve to protect conditionWe provide delivery tracking on US orders.; Author Signed; Signed by Author 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Remember  (Author Signed), Bradford, Barbara Taylor
9 Bradford, Barbara Taylor Remember (Author Signed)
New York , NY Random House 1991 0394559584 / 9780394559582 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
White and Red cover with gold print. Inscribed by author. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo; 381 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Fat Tuesday  (Author Signed), Brown, Sandra
10 Brown, Sandra Fat Tuesday (Author Signed)
New York Warner Books 1997 0446516325 / 9780446516327 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown's latest romantic thriller is set against the lively and decadent backdrop of New Orleans--where, to avenge the acquittal of his partner's murderer, a policeman kidnaps the defense lawyer's wife. Scarce. ; 1.5 x 9.1 x 6.1 Inches; p; Signed by Author 
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South Beach Shakedown  The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed), Bruns, Don
11 Bruns, Don South Beach Shakedown The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed)
Oceanview Publishing 2006 1933515023 / 9781933515021 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks new. Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. "A hearty welcome to musician-turned-novelist Don Bruns, whose South Beach Shakedown offers readers a high-energy romp through the uncomfortably parallel worlds of the pop music industry and the criminal underbelly of Miami. Entertainment journalist Mick Sever owes his career to pop star Gideon Pike. Pike allowed Sever into his inner circle back when Sever was a fledgling reporter, and that entrée put Sever on the map. Fame went to Sever’s head (not to mention his liver and his neural synapses) as he lived in the shadow of the pop idol; his excesses cost him his marriage, and very nearly his career as well. Now Gideon Pike is in a jam, and through a mutual acquaintance (Sever’s ex-wife, for whom Sever still carries an Olympic-size torch) he has summoned the writer to help bail him out. It will not be easy, though, for when Sever arrives in Miami, he finds that Gideon Pike has disappeared, and that Pike’s compadres are dropping like flies. A Korean mobster adds a bit of Asian! spice to the dish, and Sever’s ex, Ginny, supplies the sizzling heat. The banter, particularly between Sever and Ginny, is relaxed and believable, just what you’d expect from old lovers who are still friends. With the relentlessly action-packed South Beach Shakedown, Bruns has crafted what may be this season’s quintessential suspense read." Someone is about to make a killing in the music industry.

Why would songwriting legend Gideon Pike mysteriously disappear just when he is about to turn his 30-year career into a multi-million dollar profit?

Music columnist Mick Sever is back in Don Bruns’ third suspense masterpiece. This time he’s looking for answers and his missing friend in the gritty backrooms of South Beach’s biggest nightclubs, dodging suicide speedboats and running from sniper fire. What surfaces is how the major players in the music industry are not making the headlines, they’re just pulling the strings that create them. Hit it right, and the royalties – even someone else’s – can rake in millions for the rest of your life. The key is finding Gideon before Korean mobster Jimmy Shinn does. Jimmy is ready to cash in on the one secret that will bring Gideon to his knees and strip away what’s left of his career, his fortune, and his life. Whoever gets to Gideon first will either save him or pull the trigger. The deadly race is on. Tami Brady, TMC Reviews "Gideon Pike goes missing. Nobody knows if the man killed his gay lover and fled, if he’s hiding from the real killer, or if he’s skipped town on one of his occasional trips that usually happen when Pike owes someone money. "Even after I read this book, I still wasn’t sure whether I liked Gideon Pike or not. The guy seemed like such a sleaze at times, had so many secrets, and had layer upon layer of hidden lives that I wasn’t really sure if I ever got to see the real man behind all the smoke and mirrors. Moreover, when finally faced with the complex realities and dynamic personality of the man, I wasn’t sure how much of the made up situations and fantasies that Pike actually believed. "Despite this, or more likely because of these aspects, I couldn’t seem to put this book down. I was so eager to figure out if Pike was still alive, who had committed the murders, and the real truth behind all the deceptions that I had to keep turning the pages." Cathy Yanda for Readers Views "This is not the first time these characters meet in one of Don Bruns’ books. You may not have met them before, but it will not take you long to become well acquainted with them. In this adventure, Mick Sever, an entertainment writer, teams up with his ex-wife Ginny (did I mention he is still in love with her?) to solve the disappearance of Gideon Pike in South Miami Beach. While trying to locate the missing music icon, Gideon Pike, Ginny and Mick find themselves in more situations than you would find in a Jackie Chan movie. South Beach Shakedown is lean, fast paced and complex. There are murders, blackmail, dirty deeds, mobsters, near-death misses, speedboats, a cast of interesting people and plenty of scantily-clad women. If this book is not made into a movie, Bruce Willis will have certainly missed a great entertainment opportunity. "If you are looking for a book that will leave you with a great deal more knowledge than you already had, skip this one. However, if you are looking for a book that is absolutely a hoot to read and will leave you laughing and wanting more, you cannot miss with South Beach Shakedown. Once you finish, you will want to check out Don Bruns’ other books as well."; 1.2 x 9.3 x 6.1 Inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
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12 Bryant, William Cullen Poems of William Cullen Bryant
New York, NY Thomas Y. Crowell 1981 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Beautiful decorative Green cloth cover with gold print. Some foxing to end papers otherwise very clean and bright. ; 532 pages 
Price: 11.45 USD
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Talking Peace (Author Signed)  A Vision for the Next Generation, Carter, Jimmy
13 Carter, Jimmy Talking Peace (Author Signed) A Vision for the Next Generation
New York, NY Dutton Juvenile 1993 0525449590 / 9780525449591 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
blue grey cover. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Signed by President Carter on title page "J. Carter". Scarce. ; Maps; 1 x 9.25 x 6.5 Inches; 208 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 89.97 USD
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The Old Buzzard Had It Coming  (Author Signed), Casey, Donis
14 Casey, Donis The Old Buzzard Had It Coming (Author Signed)
Scottsdale, AZ Poisoned Pen Press 2005 1590581490 / 9781590581490 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. One winter evening in 1912, in the woods outside of Boynton, Oklahoma, abusive and drunken Harley Day surprises his son John Lee and the neighbor girl Phoebe Tucker in a lovers' tryst. An hour later, when John Lee walks his beloved home, Phoebe's mother, Alafair Tucker, suspects that something is amiss. How could she know her daughter has been involved in a violent confrontation that will make Phoebe and her beau murder suspects?At supper that evening, over bowls of soupy beans and buttery cornbread, Alafair, her husband Shaw, and their nine lively children, much amused that Phoebe has a boyfriend, discuss the unfortunate Day family. The Days are tormented by their evil father, who beats his wife, mistreats his children, and wastes their money. The mother is helpless, and the eldest daughter, Maggie Ellen, has run away, leaving only 19-year-old John Lee and his 13-year-old sister Naomi to care for the younger children and keep the family from destitution.Then... well, the old buzzard had it coming!This Best Unpublished Mystery of 2004 (The Oklahoma Writers' Federation, Inc.) is the first in a new series. ; An Alafair Tucker Mystery; 0.9 x 8.6 x 5.6 Inches; 226 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 13.97 USD
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15 Cawood, Chris; Seale, Gaynell The Spring of '68 (Author Signed)
Magnolia Hill Press 1998 0964223155 / 9780964223158 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Like new. Autographed and numbered copy. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover ; 0.9 x 9.35 x 6.28 Inches; 216 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 9.97 USD
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What will he do with it?, Caxton, Pisistratus, Sir E. Bulwer Lytton Bart
16 Caxton, Pisistratus, Sir E. Bulwer Lytton Bart What will he do with it?
New York, NY Harper & Brothers, Publishers 1861 Later Printing; First Edition Hardcover Fair with No dust jacket as issued 
Leather binding has wear at edges and corners with chips to top and bottom of spine. Contents show browning to pages due to age. Contains books 1-12 which seems to be the total book in one volume. Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton PC, was an English novelist, poet, playwright, and politician. Born: May 25, 1803, London, United Kingdom. Lytton was a florid, popular writer of his day, who coined such phrases as "the great unwashed", "pursuit of the almighty dollar", "the pen is mightier than the sword", and the infamous incipit "It was a dark and stormy night."He was the youngest son of General William Earle Bulwer of Heydon Hall and Wood Dalling, Norfolk and Elizabeth Barbara Lytton, daughter of Richard Warburton Lytton of Knebworth, Hertfordshire. He had two brothers, William Earle Lytton Bulwer (1799–1877) and Henry, afterwards Lord Dalling and Bulwer. Lord Lytton's original surname was Bulwer, the names 'Earle' and 'Lytton' were middle names. On 20 February 1844 he assumed the name and arms of Lytton by royal licence and his surname then became 'Bulwer-Lytton'. His widowed mother had done the same in 1811. His brothers were always simply surnamed 'Bulwer'. Died: January 18, 1873, Torquay, United KingdomAwards: Chancellor's Gold Medal. .....The opening chapters really compel one into reading on and on when Bulwer-Lytton unfolds the story of the angelic little Sophy and her grandfather, who is known as Gentleman Waife and who is forced to earn his living as an actor and to make his grandchild, too, appear on the stage amidst a group of itinerant actors under the guidance of the tyrannic Lorenzo Rugge. The yarn itself is brilliant and compelling, and the main motif is the difference between a man who sacrificed everything in order to keep his family’s good name unsullied and another who sacrificed his own name in order to give somebody he loves another chance. First was published in 1859 so this may be a second? ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 311 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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The Hunt for Red October, Clancy, Tom
17 Clancy, Tom The Hunt for Red October
Naval Institute Press 1984 0870212850 / 9780870212857 First Edition; Sixteenth Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Clancy's first book. Inscribed and signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. We provide free delivery tracking on U. S. orders. Rare.; 9.06 X 6.06 X 1.10 inches; 387 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 269.97 USD
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Secret Life of E. Robert Pendleton  (Author Signed), Collins, Michael
18 Collins, Michael Secret Life of E. Robert Pendleton (Author Signed)
England WEIDENFELD & NICOLSO 2006 0297850830 / 9780297850830 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Book looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover .; 0.94 x 9.06 x 6.06 Inches; 355 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Manstenen, Utkastad I Varlden, Homo Sum Eller Den Forsvunna Diamanten  , Utkastad I Valrden and Homo Sum, Collins, Wilkie, Hector Malot, Georg Ebers
19 Collins, Wilkie, Hector Malot, Georg Ebers Manstenen, Utkastad I Varlden, Homo Sum Eller Den Forsvunna Diamanten , Utkastad I Valrden and Homo Sum
Stockholm Beijers Bokforlagsaktiebolag 1907 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Boards are worn as is leather 1/4 spine. Decorative boards and endpapers. Clean contents. Hinges an corners show wear and cracking. Written entirely in Swedish. The Moonstone (1868) by Wilkie Collins is a 19th-century British epistolary novel, generally considered the first detective novel in the English language. The story was originally serialized in Charles Dickens' magazine All the Year Round. The Moonstone and The Woman in White are considered Wilkie Collins' best novels. Besides creating many of the ground rules of the detective novel, The Moonstone also reflected Collins' enlightened social attitudes in his treatment of the Indians and the servants in the novel. Collins adapted The Moonstone for the stage in 1877, but the production was performed for only two months. Also has in same Volume Utkastad I Varlden by Malot, and Homo Sum by Ebers.Scarce if not rare Swedish printing in one volume. ; Book 1 & 2 in one volume, Swedish 
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The Narrows  (Author Signed), Connelly, Michael
20 Connelly, Michael The Narrows (Author Signed)
Little, Brown and Company 2004 0316155306 / 9780316155304 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. FBI agent Rachel Walling finally gets the call she's dreaded for years.The Poet has returned.Years earlier she worked on the famous case tracking the serial killer who wove lines of poetry into his hideous crimes. Rachel has never forgotten the Poet-and apparently he has not forgotten her. Former LAPD detective Harry Bosch gets a call, too, from an old friend whose husband recently died.The death appeared natural, but this man's ties to the hunt for the Poet make Harry dig deep.What he finds leads him into the most terrifying situation he has ever encountered. So begins the most deeply compelling, frightening, and masterful novel Michael Connelly has ever written, placing Harry Bosch squarely in the path of the most ruthless and ingenious murderer in Los Angeles's history. This spectacularly dramatic and shocking novel will have Michael Connelly's readers desperately hungry for the next book from 'one of America's best writers' (Cleveland Plain Dealer). ; 1.5 x 9 x 6.5 Inches; 416 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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