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To Die in Provence, Bogner, Norman
1 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 
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The Old Buzzard Had It Coming  (Author Signed), Casey, Donis
2 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 well, the old buzzard had it coming!This Best Unpublished Mystery of 2004 (The Oklahoma Writers' Federation, Inc.) is the first in a new series.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 
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Gallows Thief, Cornwell, Bernard
3 Cornwell, Bernard Gallows Thief
New York HarperCollins 2002 0060082739 / 9780060082734 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. A spellbinding historical drama about an ex-soldier in 1820s London who must help rescue an innocent man from Death Row, by bestselling author Bernard Cornwell It is the end of the Napoleonic Wars and England has just fought its last victorious battle against the French. As Rider Sandman and the other heroes of Waterloo begin to make their way back to England, they find a country where corruption, poverty, and social unrest run rampant, and where "justice" is most often delivered at the end of a hangman's noose. Nowhere in London are the streets as busy as in front of Newgate Prison, its largest penitentiary, where mobs gather regularly to watch the terrible spectacle of the doomed men and women on the gallows' stands. Rider Sandman -- whose reputation on the battlefields of France is exceeded only by his renown on the cricket fields of England -- returns home from war to discover his personal affairs in a shambles. Creditors have taken over his estate, leaving him penniless -- and forcing him to release the woman he loves from her obligations to marry him. Desperate to right his situation, he accepts the offer of a job investigating the claims of innocence by a painter due to hang for murder in a few days' time. The Home Secretary makes it clear that this is pro-forma, and that he expects Sandman to rubber-stamp the verdict.But Sandman's investigation reveals that something is amiss -- that there is merit to the young artist's claims. He further discovers that, though the Queen herself has ordered a reinvestigation of the circumstances, someone else does not want the truth revealed. In a race against the clock, Sandman moves from the hellish bowels of Newgate prison to the perfumed drawing rooms of the aristocracy, determined to rescue the innocent man from the rope. As he begins to peel back the layers of an utterly corrupt penal system, he finds himself pitted against some of the wealthiest and most ruthless men in Regency England. Gallows Thief combines the rich historical texture of Edward Rutherford and the taut suspense of Caleb Carr to create an eviscerating portrait of capital punishment in nineteeth-century London. ; 1.09 x 9 x 6 Inches 
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Eleventh Hour (Author Signed), Coulter, Catherine
4 Coulter, Catherine Eleventh Hour (Author Signed)
Putnam Adult 2002 0399148779 / 9780399148774 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on front free end paper. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. See Scan. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Catherine Coulter has won acclaim for her "fast-paced twists and turns, believable dialogue, and case of well-developed characters" San Francisco Examiner. "Gripping, absorbing," hailed Publishers Weekly, "Coulter keeps the action moving fast." Now Coulter delivers the suspense thriller of her career in Eleventh Hour When FBI agent Dane Carver's twin brother, Father Michael Joseph, is brutally murdered in his San Francisco church, husband-and-wife agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich take a personal interest in the investigation. Then Nicola "Nick" Jones, a homeless woman and the only witness to the shooting, is scared out of her mind because she's trying to hide from her own monsters-who are drawing closer and closer. The chase goes from San Francisco to the Premiere Studios in Los Angeles and its new television hit, a show all about murder. Packed with surprises, Eleventh Hour finds Catherine Coulter at her quintessential best. May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; 2.2 x 9.2 x 6.1 Inches; 384 pages; Signed by Author 
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Logan, the Last of the Race of Shikellemus, Chief of the Cayuga Nation: A Dramatic Piece; to Which Is Added, the Dialogue of the Backwoodsman and the ... at the Buffaloe Seminary, July the 1St, 1821 with an introduction by Otis K. Rice (signed by Rice), Doddridge, Joseph
5 Doddridge, Joseph Logan, the Last of the Race of Shikellemus, Chief of the Cayuga Nation: A Dramatic Piece; to Which Is Added, the Dialogue of the Backwoodsman and the ... at the Buffaloe Seminary, July the 1St, 1821 with an introduction by Otis K. Rice (signed by Rice)
Parsons, WV Mcclain Printing Company 1971 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gold print. There is a 1971 signed inscription by Otis K. Rice who wrote the introduction of this reprint edition of this book originally published in 1868. There is a short biographical statement about Otis K. Rice in front. Rare signed copy. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 76 pages; s; Signed by Contributor 
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Booked to Die   A Mystery Introducing Cliff Janeway (Author Signed), Dunning, John
6 Dunning, John Booked to Die A Mystery Introducing Cliff Janeway (Author Signed)
Charles Scribner's Sons 1992 0684193833 / 9780684193830 First Edition; Fourth Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by Author on Title Page. "To Terry, Best Wishes, John Dunning 4-23-95". Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Convinced that elusive psychopath Jackie Newton is responsible for a rare book dealer's murder, homicide detective Cliff Janeway loses his badge in a act of off-duty justice and infiltrates the rare book underworld. ; 1.3 x 8.4 x 5.5 Inches; 288 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts from January 1, 1799 to Dec 31, 1807 . Vol. IX, Flournoy, H. W.
7 Flournoy, H. W. Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts from January 1, 1799 to Dec 31, 1807 . Vol. IX
Richmond, VA State of Virginia 1890 First Edition; First Impression Hardback Fair with no dust jacket 
First edition. Hardback fair/no dust as issued. Cover detached, but included and uncut pages. Rebind candidate. Fully indexed. Contains Among other subjects will be found the following" Numerous reports of Major John Clarke, the State's superintendent of the building of the Penitentiary, the Manufactory of Arms and the public warehouse- all at Richmond. the State's purchase of arms from Europe, organization of the Militia, the murder of the De Teubeuf family, the Gabriel insurrection,... measures take to establish boundary lines with Maryland, N.C. and Ky. Impressment of American seamen by the British naval commanders and many more such documentation. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 677 pages; 
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Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts from January 1, 1836 to April 15, 1869 Volume XI., Flournoy, H.W.
8 Flournoy, H.W. Calendar of Virginia State Papers and Other Manuscripts from January 1, 1836 to April 15, 1869 Volume XI.
Richmond, VA State of Virginia 1893 First Edition; Various Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Cover almost detached but not missing. Rebind candidate. All content intact and pages uncut. This volume XI covers executive papers of Virginia and includes some events in which the State of Virginia participated in the war with Mexico. Also included is a narrative of the attempt of John Brown to incite an Insurrection of Slaves, the murder of several citizens of Harper's Ferry, the seizure of the Arsenal and the supression of the event by the Federal Government. Brown's trial and his co-conspirators. Many of the papers of Brown. Letters of Randolph Rogers the sculptor concerning the Statues on the Washington Monument. The History of the restored Government of Va by F. H. Pierpoint with the formation of the state of West Virginia, by the same. Administration of Governor H.H. Wells. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; ````````````````````````601 pages; 
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The Last Sanctuary  (Author Signed), Holden, Craig
9 Holden, Craig The Last Sanctuary (Author Signed)
Delacorte Press 1996 0385312091 / 9780385312097 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. From the author whose literary debut, The River Sorrow, was hailed by The New York Times as "a haunting, highly original thriller [with] one powerful surprise after another" comes a riveting new novel that could have come from today's headlines--at once a heart-pounding, chillingly realistic thriller and a dark, complex plunge into the human psyche. Rarely has a first novel received the kind of extraordinary critical acclaim garnered by The River Sorrow, Craig Holden's spellbinding tale of an innocent man accused of murder, caught in a nightmare of terror and survival.With The Last Sanctuary, Holden dazzles us once again with a mesmerizing thriller that introduces another good, ordinary man turned fugitive--this time a Gulf War veteran living on the edge of society, falsely accused of murder and plunged into America's dark underworld of armed militias and terrorist cults, running from the cops, federal agents--and from his own tortured soul. The cat and mouse chase across North America's last wilderness--the soaring mountains and glacier-strewn shores of Alaska--is brilliantly cinematic. The complex relationship between the fugitive, Joe Curtis, and his nemesis, a female Native American ATF agent, is superbly rendered and utterly unpredictable. And the novel, at once nerve-shattering and beautifully written, is as topical as Waco and Oklahoma City--and as universal as our own worst nightmares. ; 1.3 x 9.1 x 4.6 Inches; 370 pages; Signed by Author 
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Law of Gravity  A Novel (Author Signed), Horn, Stephen
10 Horn, Stephen Law of Gravity A Novel (Author Signed)
New York Harpercollins Publishers 2002 0060194413 / 9780060194413 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed to Barb and Jeff and signed by author. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.From the author of the New York Times bestseller In Her Defense comes a riveting new thriller of betrayal and redemption in the nation's capital.Philip Barkley had come far enough in Washington to know where those proverbial bodies were buried, but not so far that he'd lie about it. In the capital, that was no-man's-land, and his fall from grace was swift.When personal tragedy accelerates his downward spiral, all that remains is his integrity, and it's the price of a fresh start. The disappearance of Senate Intelligence Committee aide Martin Green indicates a breach of national security. Senator Warren Young, the party's best chance to keep the White House, needs a credible report that the missing man was no spy. Barkley is required to oversee the investigation and deliver the "right" result.As the case progresses, the signs grow more troubling, and even an FBI agent isn't what she seems. The pursuit of Green leads across generations, a trail of deception and murder that began with a woman's fall from a Bronx rooftop almost fifty years earlier.Barkley's odyssey finally brings him to the door of a retired detective haunted by a case he never solved. Together, the two men seek justice -- and their own renewal. .; 1.3 x 8.9 x 6 Inches; 330 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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11 Kent, Alexander Midshipman Bolitho and the "Avenger"
England Hutchinson 1978 0091320402 / 9780091320409 First American Edition Hardcover; Thirteenth Printing Good in Good dust jacket 
Green cover with gold lettering. Dust soiled, now in brodart mylar cover. Very clean contents. Great read. Scarce. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 144 pages 
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Fatal February  (Author Signed), Levenson, Barbara
12 Levenson, Barbara Fatal February (Author Signed)
Oceanview Publishing 2009 193351552X / 9781933515526 First Edition; First Printing 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. For half Jewish, half Southern Baptist Miami criminal defense attorney Mary Magruder Katz, life starts to spin completely out of control when a minor fender bender turns out to be an unlikely shot from Cupid's bow.The other car's driver, isn't just a distracted driver; he's distracting, not to mention charming, handsome, and mysterious. Hardly before she knows what hit her, Mary breaks off her engagement, jumps into a sizzling new romance, gets fired from her former fiancé's highbrow law firm, starts her own practice, and lands her first client, Lillian Yarmouth.But Lillian isn't just any client; she's the prime suspect in what's become the Miami society murder of the year. While investigating Lillian's alleged crime of passion, Mary finds that this case, like all matters of the heart, is anything but black and white. And Mary has clearly stumbled onto something that has someone seeing red.February may be the shortest month of the year, but Mary's got some long days (and nights) ahead. This month could be a real killer. ; 1.1 x 8.3 x 5.6 Inches; 253 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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Semiautomatic  A Novel, Reuland, Robert
13 Reuland, Robert Semiautomatic A Novel
Random House 2004 0375505024 / 9780375505027 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near 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. Robert Reulands hard-edged yet elegant writing has drawn comparisonsto that of writers as far-flung as Chandler, Hemingway, and T. S. Eliot, but his voice is all his own. With Reuland delivers another fist-in-the-gut novel set inside the courtroom and on the darkened street corners of Brooklyn. Drawing on his experience as a homicide prosecutor, Reuland captures lives on the edge, men and women working and dying in a very real world that most of us never see, although it exists right under our noses.Semiautomatic follows Reulands acclaimed debut, Hollowpoint which introduced antihero Andrew Giobberti, a prosecutor reckoning with his daughters accidental death while investigating a murder case that hits far too close to home. Now, eighteen months later, we find Gio gun-shy, living a rote existence, working in the sleepily academic Appeals Bureau. Then an opportunity comes for personal and professional rebirth: a murder trial.

Gio vows to play this one by the book, yet the difficulty of doing that quickly becomes apparent. He is paired with prosecutor Laurel Ashfield, and the two establish an instant mutual dislike. A key witness disappears. The case detective is conspicuously unavailable. The district attorney himself seems to have far more interest in the trial than the mundane facts would seem to merit. And Gio learns that it was not by chance that he was picked for this case.Gio is swept into the seamy, seedy world of Brooklyn politics and prosecution, caught between decent lives and indecent corruption, between streets that are already too dangerous and a killer who will most certainly kill again. ; (Author Signed); 1 x 9.3 x 6.1 Inches; 256 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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Legalized murder  "Thou shalt not kill" [by] C.T. Riley ... and "Crime and its punishment", Riley, Calvin T
14 Riley, Calvin T Legalized murder "Thou shalt not kill" [by] C.T. Riley ... and "Crime and its punishment"
Parkersburg, Wv The Baptist Banner Publishing 1923 Third Edition; Various Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Reddish cover with black print. Spine area is cracked and looks to have been glued. Very early book includes gun control plea. Author was a medical doctor. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. 
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Psychosomatic  (Author Signed), Smith, Anthony Neil
15 Smith, Anthony Neil Psychosomatic (Author Signed)
Point Blank 2006 0809550911 / 9780809550913 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near 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. "Because Lydia didn't have arms or legs, she shelled out three thousand bucks to a washed up middleweight named Cap to give her ex-husband the beating of his life." But the beating turns to murder, and the murder into lust and desperation between Lydia and an underworld clean-up man. Meanwhile, overgrown frat boy car thieves take up cop killing as a side hobby. When these paths cross, a horror show of violence unfolds as they all slide into a hell of their own design, surrounded by the neon and noise of the casino strip on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Violent, vivid, life at hyper-speed. This debut novel from the editor of Plots with Guns is a noir nightmare that asks how much is too much in a relationship, and what is the cost of leaving? Ken Bruen calls it "the darkest song I've ever read". May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; 1 x 8.6 x 5.6 Inches; 184 pages; Signed by Author 
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Hose Monkey (Author Signed), Spinosa, Tony
16 Spinosa, Tony Hose Monkey (Author Signed)
Bleak House Books 2006 1932557180 / 9781932557183 First Edition; 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near 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. When former NYPD detective Joe Serpe hit bottom, he just kept on going. Having lost his career to charges of corruption, his family to divorce, his partner to suicide, and his fireman brother to the tragedy of 9/11, Serpe's world is nearly empty but for his cat, Mulligan. Living in a basement apartment in a blue collar town on Long Island, Joe spends his days filling tanks with home heating oil and his nights filling his belly with vodka. But when a young retarded man who worked for Joe's oil company is cruelly murdered, Joe Serpe rediscovers purpose and grasps for a last chance at redemption. Along with his former Internal Affairs Bureau nemesis, Bob Healy, and Marla Stein, a brave and beautiful, group home psychologist, Joe wades into the world of street gangs, anti-immigration organizations, and the Red Mafia.Hose Monkey is a rough and tumble ride through a violent, often cruel world, a world where it's hard to tell the bad guys from the good guys without a scorecard. It is a world of murder and extortion, but one in which an innocent Down Syndrome girl may hold the key that unlocks the mystery. At the same time, Hose Monkey is a story of salvation and forgiveness, a tale of justice done. May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; 1.3 x 8.4 x 5.8 Inches; 2992 pages; Signed by Author 
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Lights Out (Author Signed) Those Friday feelings...jealousy, revenge, murder., STARR, Jason
17 STARR, Jason Lights Out (Author Signed) Those Friday feelings...jealousy, revenge, murder.
Great Britain Orion 2006 0752873482 / 9780752873480 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near 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.; 1.26 x 9.21 x 6.3 Inches; 304 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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Murder at the Class Reunion  (Author Signed), Stein, Triss
18 Stein, Triss Murder at the Class Reunion (Author Signed)
New York , NY Walker & Company 1993 0802732321 / 9780802732323 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Red cover with gold print. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! Inscribed by author on title page. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 181 pages; Signed by Author 
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Wintertime, Valtin, Jan
19 Valtin, Jan Wintertime
Rinehart 1950 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Likely a first edition, but not stated. uneven cut pages. Some darkening around edges of endpapers. Dust also shows some fading arount outer edges, now in mylar cover. Novel about effect of Nazis on Germany. Richard Julius Hermann Krebs (December 17, 1905 - January 1, 1951), better known by his alias Jan Valtin, was a German writer during the interwar period. He settled to the United States in 1938, and in 1940 (as Valtin) wrote his bestselling book Out of the Night. In 1926, Krebs entered the United States illegally and settled in California. He spent 38 months in San Quentin State Prison for attempting to murder a merchant navy seaman during a brawl, then was deported to Germany in 1929. He worked as a seaman until 1934, when he was arrested and tortured, and acted as a witness for prosecution in a trial that brought to the conviction of a fellow German seaman accused of treason. Valtin/Krebs married again, before 1941, to Abigail Harris, an American. In November 1942, Krebs was also indicted as a Gestapo agent. He was arrested in December 1942 and found innocent in May 1943. The Los Angeles court record revealed that the 1926 crime had no political purpose.In August 1943, Krebs was drafted as an infantryman and deployed in February 1944 to the Philippines in fighting the Japanese in the Pacific War. In 1946, his book Children of Yesterday, an anecdotal history of the 24th Infantry Division was published, describing in graphic detail the horrors of the fighting and everyday life of the division’s troops. He was granted citizenship in 1947 and died in 1951.; 8.40 X 6 X 1.70 inches; 439 pages 
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