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Once a Spy

By: Airth, Rennie

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15710

ISBN: 0224019023

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight edge wear to DJ, short crease bottom back edge of dust jacket. ; A bright solid, book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages; This is Airth's scarce second book, his first being 'Snatch'. View more info

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When the Sun Goes Down

By: Blackstock, Cynthia & Hofbauer jacket art

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10832

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Price clipped DJ has a short tear bottom back edge, a little sticker residue on FFEP ; DJ in Mylar, a tight solid book. ; 254 pages; A young woman goes to Thailand to investigate her brother's death View more info

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Crime Machine (signed)

By: Blunt, Giles

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Toronto, Random House Canada: 2010

Edition: 1st; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18722

ISBN: 0679314334

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Only light edge wear, light residue on front cover (barely noticeable). ; Signed by author on the title page. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; A John Cardinal Mystery; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.20 inches; 304 pages; "A year after the death of his beloved and troubled wife, Catherine, John Cardinal has moved into a new, but very humid, condo. He has fallen into an easy routine of work on cold case files and platonic movie nights with friend and colleague Lise Delorme. The quiet of a snow-covered Algonquin Bay is shattered when the decapitated bodies of two peop... View more info

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Sick Heart River

By: Buchan, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Musson Book Company: 1941

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 18259

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Price clipped DJ shows shelf wear with creasing, scuffing, tears and chipping. Sunfaded. Previous owner's name in front free end paper ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Blue cloth covered boards with blindstamp on front cover and gilt titles on spine, blue publisher topstain on top page edges with a little bleeding down onto pages. Fore and bottom page edges untrimmed. Prologue by Howard Swiggett ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 322 pages; This is one of the books utilising characters from the classic mystery 'The Thirty-nine Steps'. Sir Edward Leithen, one of Richard... View more info

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Casing the Promised Land

By: Carr, Caleb

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9972

ISBN: 0060107073

Condition: Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket


2 inch tear top front DJ panel with attendant crease , light chipping, price clipped ; DJ in Mylar, bright solid, book ; 265 pages; This is the first book by the author of 'Alienist'. View more info

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Bottled in Blonde; The Peter Kane Detective Stories

By: Cave, Hugh B.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Fedogan & Bremer: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15932

ISBN: 1878252488

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


As new ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 8.70 X 5.80 X 1 inches; 241 pages; This is one of the 1000 copy first trade editions. View more info

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Cold Earth

By: Cleeves, Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19018

ISBN: 1447278186

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Small ding on front panel of dustjacket; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Shetland #7; 9.2 X 6.3 X 1.6 inches; 387 pages; "In the dark days of a Shetland winter, torrential rain triggers a landslide that crosses the main Lerwick-Sumburgh road and sweeps down to the sea. At the burial of his old friend, Magnus Tait, Jimmy Perez watches the flood of mud and peaty water smash through a croft house in its path. Everyone thinks the croft is uninhabited, but in the wreckage he finds the body of a dark-haired woman wearing a red silk dress. In his mind she shares his Mediter... View more info

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Night Probe!

By: Cussler, Clive

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, McClelland & Stewart: 1981

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 16240

ISBN: 0771025033

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ chipped with scuffing and short tears, some creasing, bottom corners lightly bumped. Some fading to top edge of blue paper covered boards, blue cloth spine shows only light wear. ; Price clipped DJ in protective Mylar sleeve. A tight solid book. ; Dirk Pitt ; 344 pages; This is the Canadian edition of the fifth Dirk Pitt adventure. "He proved invincible in Raise the Titanic! Now, with the future of virtually every person in the world at stake, he is enlisted to spearhead his most daring mission yet—the rescue of a vital document for the United States. To an energy-starved, economical... View more info

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The Charm School

By: Demille, Nelson

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19382

ISBN: 0446513059

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show shelf wear, creasing head and tail of DJ spine. Previous owner's name stamped on FFEP and last page of text. Light soil on page fore edges ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.1 X 6.3 X 1.4 inches; 533 pages; "On a dark road deep inside Russia, a young American tourist picks up a most unusual passenger a U.S. POW on the run with an incredible secret to reveal to an unsuspecting world. The secret concerns "The Charm School," a vast and astounding KGB conspiracy that stands poised against the very heartland of America. Arrayed against this ren... View more info

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Feel the Force

By: Donnelly, Patricia

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, The Crime Club / Collins: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14676

ISBN: 0002324547

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light edge wear, crease to bottom corner front flap of DJ ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book, number line 1-9 ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 188 pages; After a riot on an inner London multi-racial estate, a young man is found dead in an overturned car. His death is no accident but murder. A tense situation escalates as the police fight to contain the trouble and find the killer. View more info

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Two for the Dough

By: Evanovich, Janet

Price: $34.50

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11925

ISBN: 0684825929

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Light edge wear to DJ, remainder mark bottom page edges, bottom edge of spine a little bumped ; Signed by the author on the title page. A bright solid, book DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Stephanie Plum #2; 1.1 x 9.3 x 6.2 Inches; 301 pages; Stephanie's back, armed with attitude -- not to mention stun guns, defense sprays, killer flashlights, and her trusty .38. With her bounty hunter pal Ranger stepping in occasionally to advise her, Stephanie staggers kneedeep in corpses and caskets as she traipses through back streets, dark alleys, and funeral parlors. Fast-t... View more info

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Flashman and the Dragon

By: Fraser, George MacDonald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Collins Harvill: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18801

ISBN: 0002712458

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Flashman; 8.19 X 5.28 X 1.26 inches; 352 pages; This is the eighth book written but eleventh chronologically. "Flashman is tricked by a woman into accompanying a shipment of opium into Canton; en route he discovers that instead of opium he is carrying guns to the Taiping rebels. He is subsequently put onto the British embassy intelligence staff in Shanghai. He then travels to the mouth of the Peiho to join Lord Elgin's staff for his march to Peking. During the course of the march he is captured by Qing imperial troops... View more info

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Flashman's Lady From the Flashman Papers, 1842-1845

By: Fraser, George MacDonald

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19225

ISBN: 0214203883

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear, previous owner's name on front free end paper. Price-clipped. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Flashman #3 (chronological); 8.3 X 5.7 X 1.2 inches; 328 pages; "A game of cricket lands Flashman in thrall to a mad barbarian queen in Madagascar in Volume VI of the Flashman Papers. Flashman accepts an invitation from his old enemy, Tom Brown of Rugby, to join in a friendly cricket match, little suspecting that he is letting himself in for the most desperate game of his scandalous career. What follows is a deadly struggle tha... View more info

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Lethal White

By: Galbraith, Robert

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Mulholland Books: 2018

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19329

ISBN: 0316422738

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Light edge wear; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Cormoran Strike Series #4; 9.3 X 6.2 X 2.0 inches; 650 pages; "Lethal White is the fourth book in the Cormoran Strike series from the international bestselling author Robert Galbraith.When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike’s office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike is left deeply unsettled. While Billy is obviously mentally distressed, and cannot remember many concrete details, there is something sincere about him and his story. But bef... View more info

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KARAOKE RAP

By: Gough, Laurence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, McClelland & Stewart: 1997

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 1178

ISBN: 0771034032

Condition: Very Good


Trade PB; Willows and Parker mystery ; 358 pages; ARC Uncorrected galley proof, small stain on title page. Trade paper with clear plastic front cover. Willows and Parker are back in this Vancouver based mystery. Ozzie believes he’s planned the perfect crime. Wealthy stock promoter Harold Wismer is having an affair with a woman named Melanie Martel. Ozzie and his buddy Dean will kidnap Harold as he leaves Melanie’s apartment, and then demand a five-million-dollar ransom from Harold’s loving wife, Joan. Harold is famous locally for his loud mouth, endless cigars, and banana-yellow suits. ... View more info

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DEATH ON A NO. 8 HOOK (WILLOWS AND PARKER)

By: Gough, Laurence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1988

Edition: First British Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4083

ISBN: 0575039361

Condition: Good in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Dust jacket in Mylar. Ex-library, light edgewear, slight stain base of spine, bright and clean. Book is a reader's copy, all the usual markings (withdrawn stamp included) , has a lean, tape stains on book etc.; Signed by author on title page. A bright solid, book. ; Ex-Lib; 189 pages; This is the second of the Jack Willows and Claire Parker mysteries set in Vancouver, BC. - a great read. "For professional killer Mannie Katz, it’s two down and one to go. Detective Jack Willows is enjoying a much-needed vacation – until his fishing line hooks the hand of a very dead yo... View more info

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A Cloud of Suspects

By: Gough, Laurence

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, McClelland & Stewart: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6878

ISBN: 0771035128

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed by Author; Signed by author. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. As new. Author's signature witnessed by dealer ; A Willows and Parker Mystery #13; 273 pages; Harvey is finally out of prison, with a whole lot of living to do – and a burning desire to pull off a monstrous score that will save him from the workaday world. He also wants his old life back. But his wife, Kim, has been doing some living of her own. To supplement the returns from her tattoo business, she has taken on a little crime, in partnership with Harvey’s old friend, Matt Singh. In fact, they are planning a ... View more info

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The Goldfish Bowl

By: Gough, Laurence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1987

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 11562

ISBN: 0575039353

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


DJ in Mylar, unclipped. Book has light wear and shelf soiling, lightly yellowed pages. DJ has some creasing.; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 192 pages; This is the first Willows and Parker Vancouver based mystery "At first, the targets of Vancouver's serial killer seem totally unrelated, except for the engine of their deaths a Winchester 460 Magnum rifle. But one of the victims is detective David Atkinson, and that makes it very personal for the Vancouver police, and especially for Jack Willows and his new partner, Claire Parker, who take over the investigation, learning about each o... View more info

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A Cloud of Suspects

By: Gough, Laurence

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, McClelland & Stewart: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15735

ISBN: 0771035128

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Top fore corners a little bumped ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. Author's signature on title page witnessed by dealer ; A Willows and Parker Mystery #13; 273 pages; Harvey is finally out of prison, with a whole lot of living to do – and a burning desire to pull off a monstrous score that will save him from the workaday world. He also wants his old life back. But his wife, Kim, has been doing some living of her own. To supplement the returns from her tattoo business, she has taken on a little crime, in partnership with Harvey’s old friend, Matt Singh. In fac... View more info

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The Dashiell Hammett Omnibus The Thin Man ; the Maltese Falcon ; the Glass Key ; the Dain Curse ; Red Harvest & Four Short Stories

By: Hammett, Dashiell

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1950

Edition: First thus

Seller ID: 19366

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show shelf wear, Dj shows tears, chipping and creasing. Light foxing present on endpapers and flaps. ; A tight solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; A Crime Connoisseur Book; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 955 pages; The book contains the five Hammett classic mysteries: The Thin Man, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, The Dain Curse and Red Harvest - complete and unabridged as well as four short stories: House Dick, Dead Yellow Women, The Golden Horseshoe and Who Killed Bob Teal? These short stories have appeared in digest form previously. View more info