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It Begins in Betrayal

by Whishaw, Iona

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Charity Bookstall
Published
2018
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Very Good
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9781771512619
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Canada: Touchwood, 2018. A Lane Winslow Mystery 8vo size trade paperback; 370 pages including a preview from the next Lane Winslow mystery. From back cover: "It's been four years since Flight Lieutenant Darling and his crew were shot out of the sky, crash landing their Lancaster in a field behind enemy lines in occupied France... Darling… Read more
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Murder in Montparnasse: A Mystery of Literary Paris

by Engel, Howard

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Charity Bookstall
Published
1992
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Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9781585670949
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$5.00

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New York: Overlook Press, 1992. First Edition with full numberline 8vo size trade paperback; 300 pages From back cover: "It is autumn 1925, and a killer uncannily like England's Jack the Ripper is stalking the streets of Paris and preying on young women. Michael Ward is a journalist newly arrived to the West Bank. When… Read more
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Was it Murder?

by Hilton, James

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Charity Bookstall
Published
1980
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Good
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First Thus
ISBN
9780060805012
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$5.00

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New York: Perennial, 1980. First Thus 12mo size mass market paperback; 258 pages From back cover: "The boy was asleep when the heavy chandelier dropped and smashed his skull and the school authorities accepted it an an unfortunate accident. The drained swimming pool was dark when the boy's brother dived into it, breaking his neck, and… Read more
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Alive Again: The Launay Case

by Tropp, Martin

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Published
2005
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Good
ISBN
9780595375530
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$25.00

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Lincoln, NE: iUniverse Inc., 2005. A Mordecai (Mike) Levine Mystery Signed by author on a label on the title page 8vo size trade paperback; 255 pages The title page has two label stickers: one contains a typed inscription and the handwritten signature of the author, the other sticker has a quote from Kirkus Reviews. … Read more
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Death's Bright Angel

by Neel, Janet

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Published
2007
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Very Good
ISBN
9781933397917
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$9.00

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New York: Felony & Mayhem Press, 2007. 8vo size trade paperback; 264 pages From back cover: "Lately, Francesca seems almost to be attracting catastrophe, rather than damping it down. An executive at one of her client-companies has been brutally murdered, just steps from Francesca's tidy London flat. One brother has become an overnight pop star, with… Read more
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When Last I Died

by Mitchell, Gladys

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Charity Bookstall
Published
2005
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Very Good
ISBN
9780915230853
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Boulder, CO: Rue Morgue Press, 2005. A Mrs Bradley Mystery 8vo size trade paperback; 190 pages From back cover: "It was quite by accident that Mrs. Bradley found the diary of a women, now dead, who a few years earlier had been arrested, tried and acquitted for murdering a professional ghosthunter." Actress Diana Riggs played the… Read more
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A Brush with Death

by Pim, Shelia

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Published
2002
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Very Good
ISBN
9780915230495
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Boulder, CO: Rue Morgue Press, 2002. an Irish art and gardening mystery 8vo size trade paperback; 156 pages From back: "Who, how and why is someone slowly trying to poison to death Irish artist Fergus Gandon? The Irish Guard rule out accidental poisoning, since neither his wife, Nell, nor their three children show any signs of… Read more
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The Department of Dead Ends

by Vickers, Roy

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Charity Bookstall
Published
1978
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Good
ISBN
9780486236698
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$13.00

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New York: Dover Publications, 1978. Selected and introduced by E.F. Bleiler 8vo size trade paperback; 277 pages From back cover: "The Department of Dead Ends - this special department of (Scotland) Yard collects and store the detritus of unsolved crimes until some future time when the material may be utilized or discarded... In creating this special… Read more
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There Was an Old Woman

by Engel, Howard

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Charity Bookstall
Published
1993
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Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9781585672554
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$6.00

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Woodstock, New York: Overlook Press, 1993. A Benny Cooperman Mystery First Edition Thus with full numberline 8vo size trade paperback; 262 pages From back cover: "Benny Cooperman, the working-stiff private eye ... is back, the time trying to sort out the kerfuffle surrounding the plumbing, a dead old women, and a crooked politician. … Read more
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Murder Loves Company

by Mersereau, John

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Published
2004
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Very Good
ISBN
9780915230693
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$11.00

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Boulder, CO: Rue Morgue Press, 2004. A mystery set at the 1939 San Francisco World's Fair 8vo size trade paperback; 157 pages From back cover: "Professor of horticulture James Yeats Biddle is more comfortable with his tomato plants than with dead bodies - or pretty young women... That alone wouldn't be enough to entice James, the… Read more
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Deadly Secrets

by Crosby, Virginia

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Charity Bookstall
Published
2005
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Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9781424101986
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$21.00

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Baltimore, MD: PublishAmerica, 2005. 8vo size trade paperback; 249 pages. Author biography and photograph on back cover. From back cover: "The summer serenity of the Left Bank in Paris is shattered for retired Professor Ondine Jellicoe and her lover, Pavel Havel, by the arrival of two women from Ondine's past - two former students... Fear of… Read more
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Cripple Creek

by Sallis, James

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Charity Bookstall
Published
2006
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Very Good
ISBN
9780802715203
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New York: Walker & Company, 2006. 8vo size trade paperback; 192 pages A John Turner Mystery From back cover: "One day a young man, arrested on a routine traffic stop, is forcibly sprung from jail after Sheriff Don Lee is brutally assaulted. Throwing caution aside, Turner goes in pursuit, unleashing ghosts he thought he had… Read more
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Speak Now: Married to Mystery

by Dumas, Margaret

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Charity Bookstall
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Very Good
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First Thus
ISBN
9780451216984
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New York: Signet Flat signed on title page First Thus with full numberline 12mo size mass market paperback; 328 pages From back cover: "Charley Van Leeuwen can tell by a kiss whether someone has been drinking Taittinger or Veuve Clicquot... it is shock to her friends when ... she returns with a new husband in tow.… Read more
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The Spoke

by Glauser, Friedrich

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Charity Bookstall
Published
2008
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Very Good
ISBN
9781904738275
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$5.00

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London: Bitter Lemon Press, 2008. A Sergeant Studer Mystery 8vo size trade paperback; 185 pages First English language edition. Originally published in German as Krock & Co. Translated by Mike Mitchell. From back cover: "A murder puts an end to the wedding celebration of Studer's daughter. A man is found with a sharpened… Read more
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Death Dream

by Bova, Ben

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Charity Bookstall
Published
1994
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Good
ISBN
9781561003761
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Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio, 1994. Read by Dick Hill 12mo size integrated card stock and plastic cassette holder Abridged on two cassettes, about 3 hours playing time From back: "Cyber World is destined to be the ultimate adult playground. Using virtual reality, players can fly jet fighters in combat, take part in the gunfight...… Read more
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L is for Lawless

by Grafton, Sue

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Charity Bookstall
Published
1995
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Good
ISBN
9780679424628
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New York: Random House Audiobooks, 1995. Read by Judy Kaye Abridged on two cassettes, about three hours in length. The cassettes are housed in a thin plastic sleeve which slides into the slipcover. From slipcover: "Call it Kinsey Millhone is bad company. Call it a mystery without a murder, a treasure hunt without a map,… Read more
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The House on Charlton Street

by De Jong, Dola

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Published
1962
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Good
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$10.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1962. 8vo size trade paperback; 157 pages with illustrated front cover and black and white illustrations throughout, some full page. From back cover: "Against a background of Greenwich Village in New York City the five Bartletts encounter boarded-up fireplaces, strange drawers, and old letters in unraveling the mystery of their new house." … Read more
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The Messenger

by Silva, Daniel

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Published
2006
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Very Good
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Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio, 2006. Read by Christopher Lane Approximately 11 hours on 9 CDs in individual paper envelopes From back of package: "Gabriel Allon, art restorer and spy, is about to face the greatest challenge of this life. Allon is recovering from his grueling showdown with a Palestinian master terrorist, when terrorism comes to… Read more
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Black As He's Painted

by Marsh, Ngaio

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Charity Bookstall
Published
1974
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Good
Edition
First American
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$11.00

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Boston: Little Brown, 1974. Stated First American Edition 8vo size hardcover with dust jacket; 260 pages From jacket: "Superintendent Roderick Alleyn confronts a particularly delicate situation. The President of the new African republic of Ng'ombwana has announced his plan to visit England, an he adamantly refuses to have any special protection laid out for… Read more
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Accent on Murder: A Captain Heimrich Mystery

by Lockridge, Richard & Frances

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Charity Bookstall
Published
1958
Condition
Good
Edition
Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
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$16.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1958. Book Club Edition (BCE) 8vo size hardcover with illustrated dust jacket; 223 toned deckle edge pages with yellow topstain. From jacket: "It began when Walter Brinkley, emeritus professor of English, gave a cocktail party for the newly-wed Craigs. This amiable little man had no intention of mixing the ingredients for… Read more
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