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21 Clinch, Jon Kings of the Earth
N. Y. Random House 2010 1400069017 / 9781400069019 First Edition As New/Fine As New/Fine Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread stated first edition with the full number line including the 1, SIGNED by the author with his name only to the title page. Bound in sharp black boards, gold titles stamped to the spine, the fine dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Kings of the Earth is a dark but profound and haunting story of three poverty stricken brothers on an outdated and secluded dairy farm. The death of one of the three is a mystery with immense consequences for all. This beautifully written story will stay with the reader for many days. Clinch is also the author of the acclaimed novel Finn. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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22 Corbett, David Done for a Dime
N. Y. Ballantine Books/Del Rey 2003 0 345 44753 0 / 9780345447531 First Edition As New As New Hardcover SIGNED
Very fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing in fresh brown boards, black spine with gold stamped titles, signed and dated by the author on the title page in the month of publication, fine pictorial dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover.Though the subject is murder Corbett's gift of combining intensity with tenderness delivers a powerfully compelling and worthwhile read. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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23 Cox, Michael The Meaning of Night : A Confession
N. Y. W.W. Norton 2006 0 393 06203 1 / 9780393062038 First Edition In U. S. As New As New Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing with the full number line beginning with the one, SIGNED neatly by the author to the title page with his name only. Bound in deep purple boards that look like leather, the black spine stamped in gold titles, the fine pictorial dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. This thrilling, complex and throughly engaging story of rivalry and secrets, love and deceit will grip the reader in tantalizing suspense right to the final revelation. 
Price: 74.00 USD
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24 Dahlquist, Gordon The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters
N. Y. Delacorte Press 2006 0385340354 / 9780385340359 First Edition Fine Near Fine Hardcover 
Fine first printing with the full number line including the 1, bound in fresh, sharp, bright blue boards, dark blue spine stamped in gold titles, the wraparound pictorial dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. The Glass books is a fabulously bold and inventive Victorian mystery with lavish dollops of eroticism and danger. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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25 Dan Brown Digital Fortress
N. Y. St Martins Press 2004 0 312 33516 4 / 9780312335168 First Edition Thus Very Good Near Fine Hardcover 
First printing of the 2004 Revised Edition in navy boards with silver-stamped titles, scuffed at top board near spine, dust jacket has a superficial scratch to back panel.This is a gripping, timely and topical thriller involving code-breaking and security intelligence weighed against privacy. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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26 Davis, Lindsey Poseidon's Gold: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery
N. Y. Crown Publishers 1994 0 517 59241 x / 9780517592410 First Edition Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
Very good first printing of this fifth of the Marcus Didius Falco mysteries set in Imperial Rome. The book itself quite presentable but with a small first name written on front endpaper. The dust jacket price intact but with two long creases to the front flap. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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27 Davis, Lindsey The Iron Hand of Mars: A Marcvs Didivs Falco Mystery
N. Y. Crown Publishers 1993 0 517 59240 1 / 9780517592403 First Edition In U. S. Near Fine/Very Good Near Fine Hardcover 
Near fine/very good first printing with some dusting to top text-edge and previous owner's last name to front free end-paper, the price-intact pictorial dust jacket with two creases to rear flap, now protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. This is the fourth Marcus Didius Falco Mystery; historical fiction peopled with compelling characters, the intrigue of Imperial Rome and a witty dollop of humor. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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28 Dibdin, Michael Dead Lagoon: An Aurelio Zen Mystery
N. Y. Pantheon Books 1995 0 679 43349 x / 9780679433491 First Edition In U. S. Fine Near Fine Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, clean and crisp first printing, SIGNED neatly to the title page by the author with his name only, in fresh black boards, red cloth spine stamped in black titles, two maps of Venice and it's lagoon, in a nearly fine dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Dibdin is acknowledged as a brilliant crime writer and his Aurelia Zen mysteries masterfully demonstate this. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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29 Donohue, Keith The Stolen Child
N. Y. Nan a Talese/Doubleday 2006 0 385 51616 9 / 9780385516167 First Edition As New As New Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread stated first printing with the full number line beginning with the 1, signed by the author to the title page with his name only, bound in sharp hunter green boards, the brown spine stamped in silver titles and the fine pictorial dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. The Stolen Child is a superior literary fable and an auspicious debut novel. 
Price: 148.00 USD
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30 Dunning, John The Bookman's Promise
N. Y. Scribner 2004 0 7432 4992 5 / 9780743249928 First Edition As New As New Hardcover 
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing in sharp dark blue boards. The fine dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. This is a pristine new copy in the acclaimed Cliff Janeway Bibliomystery series. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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31 Dunning, John The Bookman's Wake, A Mystery with Cliff Janeway
N. Y. Scribner 1995 0 684 80003 9 / 9780684800035 First Edition Fine Fine Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, crisp first printing in burgundy boards, tan cloth spine with metallic titles, burgundy endpapers, SIGNED by Dunning with his name only to the title page, the fine unclipped dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Cliff Janeway returns in another bibliomystery by the acclaimed award-winning author of "Booked To Die." Bookman's Wake is the second in the series. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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32 Dunning, John The Bookman's Wake, A Mystery with Cliff Janeway
N. Y. Scribner 1995 0 684 80003 9 / 9780684800035 First Edition Fine Very Good Hardcover 
Fine, crisp first printing in burgundy boards, tan cloth spine with metallic titles, burgundy endpapers, the unclipped dust jacket has small creases and a very small closed tear at spine head, now protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Cliff Janeway returns in another bibliomystery by the acclaimed award-winning author of "Booked To Die." Bookman's Wake is the second in the series. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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33 Dunning, John The Sign Of The Book: A Cliff Janeway Novel
N. Y. Scribner 2005 0 7432 5505 4 / 9780743255059 First Edition As New As New Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing issued with tipped-in sheet which Dunning has neatly signed with his name only, in fresh mustard colored boards, red spine with gold titles, the equally immaculate dust jacket with a gold autograph sticker protected in a new, clear Brodart cover, the tipped-in page was bound rather tightly which shows at the inner edge. The Sign of the Book is the most recent of the compelling Cliff Janeway Bookman Series, both riveting suspense and a must for collectors of books about books and the mysteries of the book trade. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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34 Dunning, John Two O'Clock, Eastern Wartime : A Novel
N. Y. Scribner 2001 0 7432 0195 7 / 9780743201957 First Edition Fine Fine Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, new, crisp and unread first printing SIGNED by Dunning with his name only to the front free endpaper with his name only in black ink, the fine dust jacket with just a small crease at spine-foot, now protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Dunnings' most recent mystery evokes the very radio thrillers of which it speaks. As always with this author, the story is realistic, suspenseful and compelling. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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35 Ellroy, James Hollywood Nocturnes
N. Y. Otto Penzler Books 1994 1 883402 54 9 / 9781883402549 First Edition Fine Fine Hardcover 
Fine, clean and crisp first printing in black boards, black cloth spine stamped in large white titles, red endpapers, fine pictorial dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover.. Nocturnes elevates Ellroy's distinctive noir style with the novella Dick Contino's Blues and choice selections of short, finely honed crime fiction. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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36 Ellroy, James My Dark Places: An L.A. Crime Memoir
N. Y. Alfred a Knopf Inc 1996 0 679 44185 9 / 9780679441854 First Edition As New Near Fine Hardcover SIGNED
Fine, new, clean and crisp first printing, stated as such and signed by Ellroy with large initials on a tipped-in page, in fresh dark gray boards, black spine with silver stamped titles, the dust jacket is nearly fine with only a few small superficial scratches and rubbing to BACK panel, otherwise quite fine, silver circular sticker to the fine glossy front panel states: Signed by Author, dust jacket now protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Ellroy is the celebrated author of numerous vivid, provocative crime novels including "L.A. Confidential," American Tabloid" White Jazz" and "The Black Dahlia." This is the memoir of his investigation, in partnership with a gifted homicide detective, into his own mother's murder. The movie based on this book has just been released. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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37 Fair, A. A. Bats Fly at Dusk
N.Y. Triangle Books 1947 Blue Boards Fair Fair Hardcover 
First Triangle reprint of the Morrow edition of 1942. This classic mystery is described on the dustjacket as a diabolical, tricky crime solved with startling answers to complex and conflicting puzzles. The book and dustjacket show much wear with damage at spine-foot and large chips to the dust jacket. The flying bat and titles on the front cover still intact and charming. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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38 Fairstein, Linda Likely to Die: A Novel
N. Y. Scribner 1997 0 684 81488 9 / 9780684814889 First Edition Fine Fine Hardcover 
Fine, clean and crisp first printing appears to be new and unread in a fine, bright dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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39 Ferrars, E. X. We Haven't Seen Her Lately
N. Y. Doubleday/Crime Club 1956 First Edition Near Fine Good Hardcover 
Dust jacket shows wear, particularly at tips and head of spine; crease at top with small chips, but intact and now protected in a clear mylar cover. Book itself is fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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40 Fesperman, Dan Lie in the Dark
N. Y. Soho Press, Incorporated 1999 1 56947 153 3 / 9781569471531 First Edition As New As New Hardcover 
New, crisp and unread first printing in cream boards, black spine with silver titles, fine dust jacket is protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. Fesperman won The John Creasey Award for best first crime novel for this brilliant mystery set in Sarajevo during this last anarchic and deadly civil war. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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