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1 Blunt, Giles By the Time You Read This
Toronto Random House Canada 2006 0679312447 / 9780679312444 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Light lean to book, minimal edge wear to dust jacket; Signed by author on title page. A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; A John Cardinal Mystery; 1.04 x 9.26 x 6.07 Inches; 308 pages; Set in remote Algonquin Bay, Ontario, Blunt's compelling fourth crime novel to feature John Cardinal (after Blackfly Season) finds the police detective mourning the death of his wife, an apparent suicide. Then Cardinal starts receiving cold, hate-filled notes gloating over his loss. Stirred and angered into believing that his wife may have been murdered, he sets about looking into who might be refusing to let the dead—or, more particularly, himself—rest easy. Meanwhile, his partner, Lise Delorme, is busy trying to track down the pedophile responsible for a cache of appalling photos featuring a small girl who may live in or near Algonquin Bay. An unexpected yet utterly realistic twist lifts this novel into extremely interesting (and entertaining) territory. Sharp dialogue, complex characters and a satisfying conclusion should help Blunt, who has won Britain's Silver Dagger and Canada's Arthur Ellis Award, win new readers in the U.S. 
Price: 17.50 CDN
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2 MacDonald, John D. The Green Ripper
New York J. B. Lippincott 1979 0397013620 / 9780397013623 1st; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ scuffed, chipped at extremities, boards, lightly bumped, discard stamp on half title page. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. Number line 1-9 ; Travis McGee #18; 0.6 x 8.2 x 4.9 Inches; 221 pages; Beautiful girls always grace the Florida beaches, strolling, sailing, relaxing at the many parties on Travis McGee's houseboat, The Busted Flush. McGee was too smart--and had been around too long--for many of them to touch his heart. Now, however, there was Gretel. She had discovered the key to McGee--to all of him--and now he had something to hope for. Then, terribly, unexpectedly, she was dead. From a mysterious illness, or so they said. But McGee knew the truth, that Gretel had been murdered. And now he was out for blood... 
Price: 11.50 CDN
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3 O'Connell, Carol Stone Angel
New York Putnam Adult 1997 0399142347 / 9780399142345 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Slight fading bottom edge of book; Signed by author on blank page. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; Kathleen Mallory Novels; 1.2 x 9 x 6.1 Inches; 341 pages; New York Police sergeant Kathleen Mallory returns to her Louisiana hometown to find out who was behind her mother's death by stoning seventeen years earlier--a quest that takes her into a dark and murky past that has unexpected and deadly implications. By the author of Killing Critics. 
Price: 13.50 CDN
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Watching the Dark, Robinson, Peter
4 Robinson, Peter Watching the Dark
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 2012 0771076479 / 9780771076473 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; An Inspector Banks Mystery #20; 9.10 X 6.20 X 1.30 inches; 404 pages; DCI Alan Banks is back – and this time he’s investigating the murder of one of his own. A respected officer convalescing at the St. Peter’s Police Treatment Centre, DI Bill Quinn, is killed by a crossbow while on the facility’s tranquil grounds, and the initial investigation uncovers compromising photos in his room. Soon after, Professional Standards Inspector Joanna Passero arrives in Eastvale and insists on working the case alongside a reluctant Banks, who’s convinced a police officer shouldn’t be deemed guilty without proper evidence.But the more they learn, the more likely it seems that Quinn wasn’t all he was reputed to be, that his murder is linked to another vicious crime in Yorkshire and to a cold case – the disappearance of a nineteen-year-old English girl, Rachel Hewitt, in Estonia six years earlier. 
Price: 16.50 CDN
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