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D.C. Noir

By: George Pelecanos [Editor]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Akashic Books: 2008

Seller ID: 131021

ISBN: 1888451904

Condition: Very Good


Brand new stories by: George Pelecanos, James Grady, Kenji Jasper, Jim Beane, Jabari Asim, Ruben Castaneda, James Patton, Norman Kelley, Jennifer Howard, Richard Currey, Lester Irby, and others. Mystery sensation Pelecanos pens the lead story and edits this groundbreaking collection of stories detailing the seedy underside of the nation's capital. This is not an anthology of ill-conceived and inauthentic political thrillers. Instead, in "D.C. Noir, " pimps, whores, gangsters, and con-men run rampant in zones of this city that most never hear about. "From the Chevy Chase housewife w... View more info

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D. C. Noir The Classics 2

By: George Pelecanos [Editor]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Akashic Books: 2008

Seller ID: 226547

ISBN: 1933354585

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Classic reprints from: Edward P. Jones, George Pelecanos, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Richard Wright, Langston Hughes, James Grady, Julian Mayfield, Marita Golden, Elizabeth Hand, Julian Mazor, Ward Just, Jean Toomer, Roach Brown, Larry Neal, and others 321 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Mystery Fiction; United States; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781933354583. Inventory No: 226547. Paperback View more info

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Closed in Silence

By: Joan M. Drury

Price: $7.50

Publisher: USA, Spinsters Ink: 1998

Seller ID: 236580

ISBN: 188352329X

Condition: Good Condition


Writer and reluctant sleuth Tyler Jones joins some old friends on an island in Puget Sound, and what begins as a purely nostalgic occasion suddenly turns into murder. A body is found and in their pursuit of the killer, the women share their stories breaking open the circle of silence that keeps women mute, separate and closed in silence. 195 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Mystery Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 188352329X. ISBN/EAN: 9781883523299. Inventory No: 236580. Paperback View more info

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The Cat Who Talked to Ghosts

By: Lilian Jackson Braun

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Jove Books: 1990

Seller ID: 239709

ISBN: 0515102652

Condition: Good Condition


When Mrs. Cobb heard unearthly noises in the antique-filled farmhouse, she called Jim Qwilleran for help. But he was too late. It looked as if his kindly ex-housekeeper had been frightened to death--but by whom? Or what? Now Qwilleran's moved into the historic farmhouse with his two cat companions--and Koko the Siamese is spooked. Is it a figment of feline imagination--or the clue to a murder in Moose County? And does Qwilleran have a ghost of a chance of solving this haunting mystery? 218 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Mystery... View more info

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The Cat Who Said Cheese

By: Lilian Jackson Braun

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Jove Books: 1997

Seller ID: 239710

ISBN: 0515120278

Condition: Good Condition


Everything smells in Pickax when a killer invades the Great Food Expo. Luckily, Qwill is on the scene, his mustache twitching with suspicions. In her 18th Cat Who... mystery, best selling author Lilian Jackson Braun sends Qwill and the cats on a trail that will demand all their feline intuition and mustachioed insight. 264 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Mystery Fiction; United States; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0515120278. ISBN/EAN: 9780515120271. Inventory No: 239710. Paperback View more info

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The Cat Who Lived High

By: Lilian Jackson Braun

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Headline: 1997

Seller ID: 239711

ISBN: 0515120278

Condition: Good Condition


The colorful Casablance apartment building is in danger of demolition--but not if Jim Qwilleran can help it. He's determined to restore the building to its original grandeur. So he moves in with Koko and Yum Yum--and discovers that the Casablanca is steeped in history...and mystery. In Qwill's very apartment, a glamorous art dealer met an untimely fate, and the veteran journalist and his crime-solving cats are about to reach new heights in detection as the evidence builds up...and the Casablanca threatens to crumble down around them! 239 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 ki... View more info

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Goody Hall

By: Natalie Babbitt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England., J M Dent & Sons Limited: 1971

Seller ID: 111409

ISBN: 0460061496

Condition: Very Good


176pages. Black boards with gilt lettering. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Mystery Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0460061496. ISBN/EAN: 9780460061490. Inventory No: 111409. Hardcover View more info

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Surfeit of Lampreys [A Roderick Alleyn Mystery]

By: Ngaio Marsh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana / Collins:

Seller ID: 240765

ISBN: 0006168108

Condition: Good Condition


Ngaio Marsh’s most popular novel begins when a young New Zealander’s first contact with the English gentry is the body of Lord Wutherford - with a meat skewer through the eye.... The Lampreys had plenty of charm - but no cash. They all knew they were peculiar - and rather gloried in it. The double and triple charades, for instance, with which they would entertain their guests - like rich but awful Uncle Gabriel, who was always such a bore. The Lampreys thought if they jollied him up he would bail them out - yet again. Instead Uncle Gabriel met a violent end. And Chief Inspector Alleyn had ... View more info

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Vintage Murder [A Roderick Alleyn Mystery]

By: Ngaio Marsh

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana / Collins: 1983

Edition: Ninth Impression

Seller ID: 240773

ISBN: 0006161529

Condition: Good Condition


When Inspector Roderick Alleyn travels to New Zealand with members of an English comedy company, he stumbles upon a deadly diversion among the company's operatic intrigues, and must investigate. water stain mark to bottom edges of first 50 pages. Foxing to covers. 223 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Mystery Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0006161529. ISBN/EAN: 9780006161523. Inventory No: 240773. Paperback View more info

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Strachey's Folly - A Donald Strachey Mystery

By: Richard Stevenson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, St Martins Press: 1998

Seller ID: 228583

ISBN: 031218669X

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Violence interrupts quiet reflection on tragedy when Donald and Timmy visit Washington to view the AIDS Memorial Quilt. Unexpected stories about a disgraced, conservative congresswoman, and a gay Lothario with designs on Strachey are catalysts for Donald's investigation into a memorial to a man who isn't quite as dead as he seems.(Originally published 1998.) 216 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Mystery Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 031218669X. ISBN/EAN: 9780312186692. Inventory No: 228583. Hardcover View more info