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DEAD VOICES

DEAD VOICES

by Hautala, Rick

[New York]: Warner Books, [1990]. First edition. A fine unread copy with a touch of rubbing. (16290). Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. Paperback original. A novel of witchcraft and resurrecting the dead. Pringle (ed), St. James Guide to Horror, Ghost & Gothic Writers, pp. 257-258.
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SGD 48.29
DEAD FOLK'S BLUES   **EDGAR AWARD WINNER**

DEAD FOLK'S BLUES **EDGAR AWARD WINNER**

by Womack, Steven

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Fawcett, 1992. 1st Edition, January 1992, fine, unread copy in wraps of this Paperback Original title. An EDGAR AWARD WINNER. 1st title in Nashville series. Thirtysomething, divorced, and working part-time as a car repossessor to stay out of the poorhouse, ex-newspaperman turned private detective Harry James Denton needs any client he can get. It's just his luck that the first person to waltz into his Nashville office is the woman who stole his heart in college - then was... Read more about this item
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SGD 13.24
TOO BLACK FOR HEAVEN

TOO BLACK FOR HEAVEN

by Keene, Day (pseudonym of Gunnard Hjerststedt)

New York: Zenith Books, Inc., [1959]. First edition. A near fine copy, reading crease at spine edge, faint crease to upper right corner. (12567). Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. Zenith #ZB-31. Paperback original.
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SGD 68.98
ROUND THE CLOCK AT VOLARI'S

ROUND THE CLOCK AT VOLARI'S

by Burnett, W[illiam] R[iley]

Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Publications, Inc., [1961]. First edition. Slight lean, faint reading crease, a few small stress creases, a very good to nearly fine copy. (25102). Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. Gold Medal #s1145. Paperback original. Crime novel. Hubin, p. 120.
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SGD 62.08
PAPERBACK PARADE #44; The Magazine for Paperback Readers and Collectors

PAPERBACK PARADE #44; The Magazine for Paperback Readers and Collectors

by Lovisi, Gary (ed.)

Brooklyn, NY: Gryphon Publications, 1995. A fine unread copy. November, 1995. Digest size. Color covers. 108 pages. Latest issue is dedicated almost entirely to E. C. Tubb and his works and pseudonyms, with checklists and bibliographic study. with a 22 page informative introduction 'Paperback Talk' by Lovisi on the paperback scene with news, letters and more, with reproductions of many scarce paperback covers.. First Edition. Pictorial Wrappers. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" -... Read more about this item
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SGD 19.87
SLAY THE MURDERER: A Sheriff John Ewell Macready  Title

SLAY THE MURDERER: A Sheriff John Ewell Macready Title

by Holman, Hugh

N.Y.: Signet Books / New American Library, 1948. First pbk printing, September 1948, so stated. Signet Books #684. Cover illustration by Jonas. Shallow loss at lower corner else near fine. Features Sheriff John Ewell Macready; South Carolina. Locked room mystery, Adey # 1038. The elder brother of the family winds up dead in locked room, and there's a strong indication that outsider Charles Cole did the deed. Sheriff John Mcready doesn't think so though. The doors and windows have been wiped clean of... Read more about this item
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SGD 19.87
UNFINISHED CRIME

UNFINISHED CRIME

by McCloy, Helen

Hasbrouck Heights: NJ, USA: Graphic Publishing Company, 1955. First paperback printing. Vintage Paperback, A Graphic Mystery #113. [.25 cover price]. Reading crease, very light wear, edges of text block have retained its bright red dye, pages age toning as usual, else a near fine, tight copy. When Sara Dacre comes across a large red pendant at a twenty cent jewellery stall she is tempted to buy it - especially when she bumps into her friend Gerry Hone, who persuades her that it will brighten up her old... Read more about this item
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SGD 26.49
BLUE MURDER

BLUE MURDER

by Bellem, Robert Leslie

Miami Beach: FL: Dennis McMillan, 1987. 1st paperback printing, October 1987, so stated. (Originally published by Phoenix Press in 1938) Trade Paperback. New. Robert Leslie Bellem was among the most prolific of the legion of pulp writers, with a reputed 3,000 stories to his credit. Hundreds of these chronicle the ribald, wacky adventures of private skulk' Dan Turner, who was so popular in the 30's and early 40's that he was given his own magazine, Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective, in 1942.... Read more about this item
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SGD 19.87
THE PATHS ARE THREE

THE PATHS ARE THREE

by Marino, Vic

Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: Chicago Paerback House, Inc, 1962. 1st edition. Vintage Paperback Original, Chicago Paperback House B-110, [.75 cover price]. Covers moderately rubbed else a near fine, tight copy. A powerful story of a young Italian from Wisconsin. As a marine officer, fighting in Korea, learning the hard way, of being quick or dead. And then in Chicago, fighting the power of girl - morphine is girl. With girl, the way down is quick. Without girl, the way up is like dead....All Vintage Paperbacks... Read more about this item
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SGD 11.92
THE HORIZONTAL MAN   --  **EDGAR AWARD WINNER**

THE HORIZONTAL MAN -- **EDGAR AWARD WINNER**

by Eustis, Helen

N.Y.: Avon Classic Crime Collection, 1970. 1st Avon printing, September 1970, so stated. Part of the Avon Classic Crime Series, Avon PN-328, [.95 cover price]. AN EDGAR AWARD WINNER for Best First Novel by an American Author. Spine edge rubbed, reading crease, cover crease at lower corner, edges lightly rubbed. A very good, tight copy of scarce edition. A philandering professor on the faculty of an Ivy League school is found murdered, setting off ripple effects of anxiety, suspicion, and panic... Read more about this item
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SGD 33.11
ONTHE HOOK / KISS AND KILL:  **ACE DOUBLE D-47**

ONTHE HOOK / KISS AND KILL: **ACE DOUBLE D-47**

by Powell, Richard / Barry, Joe

N.Y.: Ace Books, Inc, 1954. 1st edition of Kiss and Kill and 1st pbk printing of On the Hook [orig. title Shark River, 1950]. ACE Double D-47. [.35 cover price]. Vintage paperback. Some cover creases, spine edge rubbed, small scratch, age tonning to pages, else a very good-near fine tight copy. All Vintage Paperbacks come sealed in 2.5 mil plastic bag and taped closed with removable tape which will not tear the covers if it sticks to them when the book is removed.. 1st Edition. Pictorial Wrappers.... Read more about this item
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SGD 33.11
JANISSARIES

JANISSARIES

by Pournelle, Jerry

New York: Ace Books, [1979]. First edition, trade paperback issue. Mild reading crease and a touch of edges rubs, otherwise a fine copy. (25627). Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First book of the Janissaries series. Military SF.
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SGD 34.49
LOVE ON THE RUN

LOVE ON THE RUN

by MacIsaac, Fred

Los Angeles: Bantam Publications, Inc., n.d., [1940]. First edition. Age darkening to text paper, rubbing, split at upper left edge at spine, spine roll, a good copy. (26718). Small octavo, printed wrappers. Bantam No. 18.
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SGD 48.29
SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE TWAIN PAPERS

SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE TWAIN PAPERS

by Riccard, Roger

Cambridge, UK: Irregular Special Press, 2014. A new, unread copy of this trade Paperback. "It may not seem much to you, Mr. Holmes. In fact, it may better gather the sympathies of Dr. Watson here. But, the truth of the matter is, someone has stolen my life."In the silence that followed this extraordinary statement, Clemens pulled out his cigar case and quietly asked, "Do y’all mind if I smoke, gentlemen?" So begins a case where visiting American author, Samuel Clemens, has... Read more about this item
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SGD 18.54
AND THE GIRL SCREAMED

AND THE GIRL SCREAMED

by Brewer, Gill

N.Y.: Crest Books: Fawcett Publications, 1956. 1st edition, October 1956, so stated. Paperback Original. Crest Books #147 [.25 cover price]. Vintage paperback. Cover Illustration by Lu Kimmel. Spine edges rubbed, a few scrapes at rear, lightly soiled, else a very good, tight copy. a 1956 pulp classic by Brewer, who wrote like crazy for many years, churning out top-notch pulp novel after top-notch pulp novel. This one centers around a familiar theme of a man on the run from the law because of a murder... Read more about this item
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SGD 19.87
GEMINI RISING

GEMINI RISING

by Filbrun, J.S

New York: Fawcett Gold Medal, [1971]. First edition. Small scratch to front cover, a fine unread copy. (16325). Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. Paperback original. The author's only SF novel. Secret underground facility experimenting on animal genetics to create weapons.
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SGD 20.69
THE SHEIK: A Novel of Romance  **DELL MAPBACK #174

THE SHEIK: A Novel of Romance **DELL MAPBACK #174

by Hull, E.M

N.Y.: Dell Publishing Company, Inc., 1947. 1st pbk printing, June 1947. Dell Mapback #174. Vintage Paperback. Front cover by William Strohmer. Rear map by Ruth Belew. Map of Europe and Africa with inset view of "Arab Desert Camp as Seen in the Story of 'The Sheik'. wear along edges, a small piece has flaked offt at spine edge, someone has placed a piece of clear tape along the spine to keep more pieces from flaking off. All Vintage Paperbacks come sealed in 2.5 mil plastic bag and... Read more about this item
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SGD 10.60
RAYMOND CHANDLER

RAYMOND CHANDLER

by Chandler] Speir, Jerry

N.Y.: Ungar, 1981. 1st prtg. oversize wraps, lightly soiled. Treats the entire body of chandler's detective fiction. Each of his seven novels is explored in depth. His twenty-plus short stories are well scrutinized. And Chandler's own life, in London and in Los Angeles, is an important part of the story. Includes bibliography.. 1st Prtg. Pictorial Wrappers. Near Fine. Trade Paperback.
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SGD 19.87
KILLER YEAR 2007

KILLER YEAR 2007

by Anonymous

Unknown: Unknown, 2006. This trade paperback Original has no publication data. A fine, unread copy. It is a Limited Edition which was distributed only to independent booksellers. "Composed of 14 debut suspense novelists, Killer Year offers a delicious cross-section of everything the genre has to offer, from pulse-pounding thrillers to atmospheric mysteries to hardboiled noir...what you hold is a sample of what's to come--the first chapter of every Killer Year novel..." from publishers... Read more about this item
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SGD 26.49
KISS AND KILL / ON THE HOOK:  **ACE DOUBLE D-47**

KISS AND KILL / ON THE HOOK: **ACE DOUBLE D-47**

by Barry, Joe / Richard Powell

N.Y.: Ace Books, Inc, 1954. 1st edition of Kiss and Kill and 1st pbk printing of On the Hook [orig. title Shark River, 1950]. ACE Double D-47. [.35 cover price]. Vintage paperback. Some cover creases, spine edge rubbed, small scratch, age tonning to pages, else a very good-near fine tight copy. All Vintage Paperbacks come sealed in 2.5 mil plastic bag and taped closed with removable tape which will not tear the covers if it sticks to them when the book is removed.. 1st Edition. Pictorial Wrappers.... Read more about this item
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SGD 33.11
THE BRASS MONKEY

THE BRASS MONKEY

by Whittington, Harry

Kingston, New York: Quinn Publishing Company, Inc., [1951]. First edition. A very good copy, reading crease to spine, some light rubbing. (9778). Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. Handi-Book #138. Paperback original. Hardboiled mystery.
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SGD 48.29
Dr. Sam: Johnson Detector  (IPL Library of Crime Classics)

Dr. Sam: Johnson Detector (IPL Library of Crime Classics)

by De La Torre, Lillian

N.Y.: International Polygonics, LTD, 1983. 2nd printing, October 1987. Pages lightly age toned else a fine , tight copy. In eighteenth-century England, Dr. Johnson and his biographer, James Boswell, investigate nine mysteries which involve highwaymen, hidden treasure, and murder. These delightful, cerebral mysteries which have more in common with Sherlock Holmes. The stories are related by James Boswell, the real life biographer of Dr. Samuel Johnson. Some are based upon actual events with Johnson... Read more about this item
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SGD 15.89
CARNEY KILL

CARNEY KILL

by Alter, Robert Edmond

N.Y.: Vintage Crime / Black Lizard, 1993. Oversize trade paperback, fine. 1st, thus. A masterpiece of lurid menace from the underbelly of the South. On his first day working for Cochrane's carny, Thaxton found that his new boss was married to his ex-wife. On the second day he found his boss's body--with one of May's throwing knives planted firmly in its chest.With its impeccably rendered carnival setting and its delirously crooked array of spielers, luc-boys, and dancing girls with... Read more about this item
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SGD 26.49
NO CRIB FOR HIS BED:  A DKA Files Story

NO CRIB FOR HIS BED: A DKA Files Story

by Gores, Joe

Norfolk, VA: Crippen & Landru, Publishers, 2004. 1st edition, December 2004. Published in an edition of 353 copies (plus 2 copies for copyright registry registry) as a gift for friends of Crippen & Landru Publishers. Cover design by Deborah Miller. Copies were not for sale. A fine, unread copy in cream colored, stiff covers. 18 pages. Very unusual. First Edition. Pictorial Wrappers, Stapled. New/No Jacket. Illus. by Miller, Deborah. Book.
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SGD 66.22
Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine, Complete Year, 1989

Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine, Complete Year, 1989

Cornwall, Conn.: Mercury Press, 1989. Soft cover. Very Good. 7.75" X 5". The Complete year of Fantasy & Science Fiction, 1989. Here you can read the classic Sci-Fi authors. Wonderful stories. Some mailing labels still attached.
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SGD 34.42