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The Ranger

By: Ace Atkins

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Corsair: 2013

Seller ID: 240103

ISBN: 1472109759

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Northeast Mississippi is hill country, rugged and notorious for outlaws since the Civil War, where killings are as commonplace as they were in the Old West. To Quinn Colson, just back from a tour of Afghanistan, it's home. But home has changed. Quinn returns to a place overrun by corruption. His uncle, the county sheriff, is dead - officially it was suicide, but others whisper murder. In the days that follow, it will be up to Colson, now an Army Ranger, to discover the truth - not only about his uncle, but also about his family, friends, hometown and himself. But once the truth is uncovered, t... View more info

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Vampyres of Hollywood

By: Adrienne Barbeau and Micahel Scott

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books: 2009

Seller ID: 248928

ISBN: 0312565771

Condition: Very Good Condition


Ovsanna Moore is a Hollywood siren, horror film legend, and cut throat producer. She also happens to be a vampire. When those around her start dropping dead, she teams up with Peter King, a cynical cop who's seen it all. He knows a thing or two about Hollywood, except for the fact that most of the agents, producers, and actors are really bloodthirsty vampires...Fans of legendary scream queen Adrienne Barbeau and readers of vampire fiction will be hooked: when the horror queen and the hunky cop form an unholy alliance to fight the undead, sparks fly and so do the creatures of the night. 325 pag... View more info

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The Mirror Crack'd

By: Agatha Christie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana / Collins: 1981

Seller ID: 242788

ISBN: 0006161359

Condition: Good Condition


One minute, silly Heather Badcock had been gabbling on at her movie idol, the glamorous Marina Gregg. The next, Heather suffered a massive seizure. But for whom was the deadly poison really intended? Marina’s frozen expression suggested she had witnessed something horrific. But, while others searched for material evidence, Jane Marple conducted a very different investigation – into human nature 192 pages. Item Type: Film Tie-in. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0006161359. ISBN/EAN: 9780006161356.... View more info

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Death On The Nile

By: Agatha Christie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana / Collins: 2001

Seller ID: 248581

ISBN: 0007119321

Condition: Very Good Condition


Agatha Christie's most exotic murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway has been shot through the head. She was young, stylish and beautiful, a girl who had everything - until she lost her life. Hercule Poirot recalls an earlier outburst by a fellow passenger: 'I'd like to put my dear little pistol against her head and just press the trigger.' Yet in this exotic setting' nothing is ever quite what it seems..... View more info

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Crooked House

By: Agatha Christie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana / Collins: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 249336

ISBN: 0006137989

Condition: Good Condition


A wealthy Greek businessman is found dead at his London home... The Leonides were one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. That was until the head of the household, Aristide, was murdered with a fatal barbiturate injection. Suspicion naturally falls on the old man's young widow, fifty years his junior. But the murderer has reckoned without the tenacity of Charles Hayward, fiance of the late millionare's granddaughter... 160 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0006137989. ISB... View more info

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One, Two, Buckle My Shoe

By: Agatha Christie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana / Collins: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 249337

ISBN: 0006159524

Condition: Good Condition


A dentist lies murdered at his Harley Street practice... The dentist was found with a blackened hole below his right temple. A pistol lay on the floor near his outflung right hand. Later, one of his patients was found dead from a lethal dose of local anaesthetic. A clear case of murder and suicide. But why would a dentist commit a crime in the middle of a busy day of appointments? A shoe buckle holds the key to the mystery. Now - in the words of the rhyme - can Poirot pick up the sticks and lay them straight? 191 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Ca... View more info

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Good as Gone

By: Amy Gentry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, HQ / HarperCollins: 2017

Seller ID: 246578

ISBN: 0008228124

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Eight years ago, thirteen-year-old Julie Whitaker was kidnapped from her bedroom in the middle of the night. In the years since, her family have papered over the cracks of their grief - while hoping against hope that Julie is still alive. And then, one night, the doorbell rings. 273 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780008228125. Inventory No: 246578. Paperback View more info

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The Silent Partner

By: Anders Bodelsen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Crime / Penguin Books: 1978

Seller ID: 246594

ISBN: 0140050442

Condition: Good Condition


Covers rubbed 221 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0140050442. ISBN/EAN: 9780140050448. Inventory No: 246594. Paperback View more info

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Caroline Minuscule

By: Andrew Taylor

Price: $5.00

Publisher: USA, Penguin Books: 1984

Seller ID: 246129

ISBN: 0140070990

Condition: Good Condition


A medieval script launches a modern treasure hunt lightly dusted with black humor... William Dougal is a postgraduate student of history with expensive tastes and low moral fibre. He is the sort who is as likely to commit murders as to solve them. Thus it is that when he stumbles on the garotted corpse of his detested tutor, he doesn’t call the police. Instead, he slips away, intent on avoiding a row with his girlfriend. Naturally, his actions don’t go undetected. Enter the suave James Hanbury with the reminder that the dead man was an authority on Caroline Minuscule, a Medieval script tha... View more info

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Waiting For The End Of The World

By: Andrew Taylor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1985

Seller ID: 246595

ISBN: 0140080635

Condition: Good Condition


The story opens with the lunatic fringe: a public meeting being addressed by an apostle of apocalyptic doom. But Dougal soon realizes that it's his own doom that may be at hand. He decides not to get involved in another of Hanbury's dangerous plots, but when Zelda, the ravishing black girl who trustingly turns up on his doorstep, is kidnapped by Hanbury, what can Dougal do but follow in hot pursuit? At least he has a trustworthy aide, the conscienceless Malcolm, and together they plan to take Elmny Castle by storm—Elmny being where Zelda is imprisoned. But of course it is not as simple as th... View more info

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Hidden Depths

By: Ann Cleeves

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, MacMillan: 2007

Seller ID: 246396

Condition: Good Condition


On a hot summer on the Northumberland coast, Julie Armstrong arrives home from a night out to find her son murdered. Luke has been strangled, laid out in a bath of water and covered with wild flowers. This stylized murder scene has Inspector Vera Stanhope and her team intrigued. But now, Vera must work quickly to find this killer who is making art out of death. As local residents are forced to share their private lives, sinister secrets are slowly unearthed. And all the while the killer remains in their midst, waiting for an opportunity to prepare another beautiful, watery grave... 371 pages. ... View more info

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Thornwood House

By: Anna Romer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 2016

Seller ID: 241067

ISBN: 1925456250

Condition: Very Good Condition


When you're all that stands between the murderous past and the fate of those you love, how far would you go to save them? When Audrey Kepler inherits an abandoned homestead in rural Queensland, she jumps at the chance to escape her loveless existence in the city and make a fresh start. In a dusty back room of the old house, she discovers the crumbling photo of a handsome World War Two medic - Samuel Riordan, the homestead's former occupant - and soon finds herself becoming obsessed with him. But as Audrey digs deeper into Samuel's story, she discovers he was accused of bashing to death a young... View more info

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Blessed Are Those Who Thirst [A Hanne Wilhelmsen Novel]

By: Anne Holt

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Scribner: 2012

Seller ID: 244143

ISBN: 0857898116

Condition: Very Good Condition


The Oslo police are baffled. Crime scenes are being found covered with blood, but there is no victim. Only an odd series of numbers is left behind. When a girl is brutally raped in her apartment, Detective Hanne Wilhelmsen is charged with solving the case. Hanne quickly notices strange similarities with the blood-stained crime scenes. But the victim's father has started an independent hunt for the rapist...and Hanne will have to race against time to prevent a victim becoming a vigilante. 211 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; United State... View more info

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Tag Man [A Joe Gunther Novel]

By: Archer Mayor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books: 2011

Seller ID: 248105

ISBN: 1250006929

Condition: Very Good Condition


Across Brattleboro, Vermont, rich people (some with dark secrets) are waking up in their high security, alarm-equipped homes to find a Post-it note stuck to their bedside tables reading, "You're it." There is little sign of disturbance anywhere, nothing stolen (that anyone admits, ) and only a bit of expensive food eaten as a signature. The Press loves the story and dubs the burglar the Tag Man. But who is he? And what's he actually doing? In fact, he's quickly running for his life, for what he discovers in one of these houses appears to be proof of a heinous string of murders. But is ... View more info

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A Dark-Adapted Eye

By: Barbara Vine

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1994

Seller ID: 241735

ISBN: 0140086366

Condition: Good Condition


Like most families they had their secrets. And they hid them under a genteelly respectable veneer. No onlooker would guess that prim Vera Hillyard and her beautiful, adored younger sister, Eden, were locked in a dark and bitter combat over one of those secrets. England in the fifties was not kind to women who erred, so they had to use every means necessary to keep the truth hidden behind closed doors, even murder. Small piecve lifted on top of front cover, 300 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 k... View more info

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High Society

By: Ben Elton

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Black Swan: 2003

Seller ID: 247028

ISBN: 0552999954

Condition: Good Condition


The war on drugs has been lost but for want of the courage to face the fact that the whole world is rapidly becoming one vast criminal network. From pop stars and princes to crack whores and street kids. From the Groucho Club toilets to the poppy fields of Afghanistan, we are all partners in crime. HIGH SOCIETY is a story or rather a collection of interconnected stories that takes the reader on a hilarious, heart breaking and terrifying journey through the kaleidoscope world that the law has created and from which the law offers no protection. 378 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1... View more info

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Paradise for Beginners

By: Bruce Clark

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co: 2012

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 235704

ISBN: 161204882X

Condition: New Book


When a young woman in a wetsuit boards a luxury cruiser moored on the Tweed River, just south of the Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise, she is taken captive by two young Middle Eastern brothers. Mysteriously, the woman refers to the men as "princes." We learn that earlier that night, the same woman, Saxony Knight, was interrogated by Australian National Security about an agent who was murdered -- apparently by her. As events unfold, the plot thickens and we find Saxony aboard the cruiser as the "princes'" hostage. With enough explosives beneath their feet to complete a full-blown... View more info

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Vicious Circle

By: C.J. Box

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Head of Zeus: 2017

Seller ID: 237675

ISBN: 1784973149

Condition: Very Good Condition


One man hell-bent on avenging his family, the other dead-set on protecting his... Joe Pickett always knew there'd be a day of reckoning. And now that day has come. Two years ago, his daughter was beaten and dumped by the side of a country road. Joe's determination to avenge her forced him into a catastrophic confrontation with the Cates clan that left three of their number dead and put the two survivors behind bars. Now the youngest son, Dallas, is out of prison and back in town. Joe knows exactly why he's returned - an eye for an eye. All Joe can do is wait for Dallas to make the first move..... View more info