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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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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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A Pocket Full of Rye

By: Agatha Christie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 2009

Seller ID: 249852

ISBN: 0007310900

Condition: Good Condition


A new tie-in edition of one of Agatha Christie's most well-loved Marple mysteries, published to coincide with major ITV series starring Julia McKenzie as Miss Marple. Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his 'counting house' when he suffered an agonising and sudden death. On later inspection, the pockets of the deceased were found to contain traces of cereals. Yet, it was the incident in the parlour which confirmed Miss Marple's suspicion that here she was looking at a case of crime by rhyme! 335 pages. Item Type: TV Tie-In. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating ... 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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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: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1986

Seller ID: 249970

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. 300 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0140086366. ISBN/EAN: 9780140086362. Inve... View more info

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The Face on the Cutting Room Floor

By: Cameron McCabe

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Classic Crime / Penguin Books: 1986

Seller ID: 246011

ISBN: 0140080856

Condition: Fair Condition


First novel by Cameron McCabe (Ernst Julius Bornemann). Published in 1937, it's a fascinating story of murder and intrigue, with the killer dying half-way through, and his narrative picked up by the policeman who'd been trailing him. Unique. And worth it just for the fake quotes by leading literary figures of the day. 271 pages. Pages browned. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0140080856. ISBN/EAN: 9780140080858. Inventory No: 246011. Paperback View more info

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The Drowning

By: Camilla Lackberg

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2012

Seller ID: 243985

ISBN: 0007460848

Condition: Very Good Condition


Christian Thydell's dream has come true: his debut novel, The Mermaid, is published to rave reviews. So why is he as distant and unhappy as ever? When crime writer Erica Falck discovers that Christian has been receiving anonymous threats, she investigates not just the messages but also the author's mysterious past... Meanwhile, one of Christian's closest friends is missing. Erica's husband, Detective Patrik Hedstroem, has his worst suspicions confirmed as the mind-games aimed at Christian and those around him become a disturbing reality. But, with the victims themselves concealing evidence, th... View more info

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The Fourth Stage of Gainsborough Brown

By: Clarissa Watson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: USA, Penguin Books: 1978

Seller ID: 245885

ISBN: 0140047891

Condition: Good Condition


Persis Willum, a well-drawn female amateur detective, sets out to solve the murder of Gainsborough Brown, a famous artist and ass, in a breezy enjoyable read. Stain mark to top corner of first pages. 204 pages. Very light tanning to page edges . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0140047891. ISBN/EAN: 9780140047899. Inventory No: 245885. Paperback View more info

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The Fourth Stage of Gainsborough Brown

By: Clarissa Watson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: USA, Penguin Books: 1978

Seller ID: 246501

ISBN: 0140047891

Condition: Good Condition


Persis Willum, a well-drawn female amateur detective, sets out to solve the murder of Gainsborough Brown, a famous artist and ass, in a breezy enjoyable read. Small piece listed on front endpaper. 204 pages. Tanning to pages. Booksellers stamp on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0140047891. ISBN/EAN: 9780140047899. Inventory No: 246501. Paperback View more info

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A Minute to Midnight [A Atlee Pine Thriller]

By: David Baldacci

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2019

Seller ID: 250064

ISBN: 1509874461

Condition: Very Good Condition


'My sister was abducted from here nearly thirty years ago. The person who took her was never found. And neither was she. Her abductor nearly killed me. So I'm back here now trying to find the truth.' Atlee Pine has spent most of her life trying to find out what happened that fateful night in Andersonville, Georgia. Her six-year-old twin sister, Mercy, was taken and Atlee was left for dead while their parents were apparently partying downstairs. One person who continues to haunt her is notorious serial killer Daniel James Tor, locked away in a Colorado maximum security prison. Does he really k... View more info

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The Guilty [A Will Robie Thriller]

By: David Baldacci

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2015

Seller ID: 250065

ISBN: 1447277813

Condition: Very Good Condition


Special Agent Will Robie left his hometown in Mississippi when he was a teenager. Its residents remember him as a wild sports star and girl-magnet. He left a lot of hearts broken, and a lot of people angry. Now, over twenty years later, he's back. His estranged father, Dan, who is the local judge, has been arrested for murder and Will wonders if it's time to try to heal old wounds. A lot of bad blood has flowed between father and son, but Robie's fellow agent, Jessica Reel, persuades him to stick around and confront his demons. Then another murder changes everything, and stone-cold killer Ro... View more info

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Hell's Corner [A Will Robie Thriller]

By: David Baldacci

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, pan books: 2011

Seller ID: 250066

ISBN: 0330456555

Condition: Good Condition


An attack on the heart of power . . . In sight of the White House . . . At a place known as . . . HELL'S CORNER Oliver Stone - once the country's most skilled assassin - stands in front of the White House, perhaps for the last time. The president has personally requested that Stone serve his country again on a high-risk, covert mission. Though he's fought for decades to leave his past career behind, Stone has no choice but to say yes. But Stone's mission changes drastically before it even begins. It's the night of a state dinner honouring the British prime minister. As he watches the prim... View more info