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The Nightmare (Detective Inspector Joona Linna)

by Kepler, Lars

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2012
Condition
As New
Edition
1st U.S.
ISBN
9780374115333
Item Price
$27.00

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Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2012. (1st U.S. edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, black covers, very bright silver lettering on spine, 435 pages plus unpaginated pages and Epilogue. Tiny light brown smudge on final page. Ink initials inside front cover. DJ glossy beneath mylar, colorfully designed in white,orange and yellow with color-illustration of knife, praise on back. DJ and… Read more
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$27.00
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The Purity of Vengeance: A Department Q Novel

by Adler-Olsen, Jussi

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2013
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780525954019
Item Price
$14.00

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Dutton, 2013. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, dark red spine, lavender boards, bright silver lettering on spine, 500 pages. DJ gray background with blue shiny design, raised red title and author's name, praise on back. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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$14.00
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Levine

by Westlake, Donald E.

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780892960637
Item Price
$39.00

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The Mysterious Press, 1984. Sturdy book, quality black cloth, silver lettering very bright on spine, light green color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 182 pages. DJ glossy black with illustrations of a detective's badge and EKG reading on front and spine, white back with praise from Los Angeles Times and John D. MacDonald. A series of novellas. DJ and… Read more
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$39.00
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Moord in de Orient-Express

by Christie, Agatha

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9789021824024
Item Price
$19.00

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Amsterdam: Sijthoff, 1987. (Originally published, 1933) Text in Dutch. Larger, very sturdy softcover with heavier stiff wrappers, a color-illustration of elegant couple in train on front, brown spine and borders front and back, 224 stiff pages. Very light crease at bottom back tip. Near Very Fine.. Soft Cover. Fine.
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Alibi: a Superintendent West Story

by Creasey, John

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1971
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684123479
Item Price
$27.00

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971. [A 5.71 C] Sturdy, thinner book, purple cloth spine, red boards, very bright silver edging to title on spine, 182 lighlty browned stiff pages. DJ glossy with with title in silver on front with dripping blood, related titles at top back. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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Avenel Books, 1990. (Complete and Unabridged) Large, thick, sturdy book, black covers, gilt lettering bright on spine, 776 very slightly browned pages. DJ glossy black with color-illustration of bloody dagger, a clown doll and colors of purple and brown at center front. DJ has light scratch at top back edge. Near Fine DJ/Near Fine book.. 2d. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near… Read more
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$18.00
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The Samurai

by MacBeth, George

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1975
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780151792702
Item Price
$19.00

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Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1975. Sturdy book, black cloth spine, deep rose boards, embossed blue Japanese writing down front right, very bright red lettering on spine, lavender color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 242 heavy stiffer pages. Lightly browned inside front cover and adjacent end paper. DJ glossy with color-illustration of bleeding severed head and above femaie lips on front.… Read more
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Inspector West Alone: A Story of Roger West and Scotland Yard

by Creasy, John

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st US
ISBN
9780684100845
Item Price
$14.00

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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. (1st U.S. edition) Sturdy book, quality gray cloth, red lettering very fine on spine, tiny brown spot at top front and top back at the middle, 240 heavy stiffer pages. DJ glossy tan background on front and spine, thick black borders at top and bottom back, an illustration of fingerprint on most of front with tiny… Read more
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$14.00
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"A" is for Alibi" (A Kinsey Millhone Mystery, Book 1)

by Grafton, Sue

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
9th Printing
ISBN
9780805013344
Item Price
$19.00

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Henry Holt, 1982. Sturdy book, light blue covers, very bright red lettering on spine, 274 pages plus character's note. DJ glossy with close-up color photo of playing cards, whiskey glass, pills and telephone on front. DJ has light crease inside front flap and top front, tiny tear and creases at bottom front edge, white back with several light blue spots.… Read more
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$19.00
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Blood's A Rover

by Ellroy, James

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679403937
Item Price
$45.00

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Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. Large, sturdy book, 640 pages. Signed in thin black felt-tip pen on title page: "To Jenn, Blood of the Rmzio (?) Bonno!" with green flourish of "E." DJ glossy with color-photo-illustration of city street, raised light green author's name and title on front, b/w photo of author on most of back. DJ has light creases… Read more
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$45.00
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Spider: A Novel

by McGrath, Patrick

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671665104
Item Price
$11.00

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Poseidon Press, 1990. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, dark red cloth spine, dark blue boards, gilt lettering very bright on spine, dark blue color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 221 pages. DJ glossy white with a color-illustration of factory town, a wall, bridge and riverwalk on front, praise on back from New York Times and John Hawkes, among… Read more
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$11.00
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Swag: A Novel

by Leonard, Elmore

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1976
Condition
G
Edition
1st Ptg.
ISBN
9780440084495
Item Price
$99.00

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Delacorte Press, 1976. Sturdy book, shiny black spine, textured green cloth boards, very bright green lettering on spine, spine very slightly slanted from poor storage, green color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 229 heavy stiff pages. DJ glossy white background, color-illustration of gun barrel and titled shaped from $100 bill on front, praise for "Fifty-Two Pickup" in thin green… Read more
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$99.00
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Ten Days, Mister Cain?

by Freeborn, Brian

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1977
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st US
ISBN
9780312790905
Item Price
$25.00

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St. Martin's Press, 1977. Sturdy book, shiny black cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 183 stiff crisp pages. DJ glossy with close-up photo of a woman's face, images reflected in her glasses of a bottle and ornate building, black spine and back. DJ has tiny tear at top front spine indentation, very slight surface wear to back tips. Fine… Read more
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$25.00
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Tucker's Last Stand: a Blackford Oakes Novel

by Buckley, William F. Jr.

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1990
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394576756
Item Price
$10.00

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Random House, 1990. Large, sturdy book, black cloth spine, blue boards, embossed red facsimile signature at top front, gilt lettering very bright on spine, 259 pages plus Note. DJ glossy black background, blue and gold lettering, a color-illustration of U.S. and USSR flags front, b/w photo at top back. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As… Read more
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$10.00
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Honorable Lies

by Macomber, Robert N.

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2012
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781561643110
Item Price
$24.00

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Pineapple Press, 2012. (10th in Honor Series) Large, sturdy book, silver lettering very bright on spine, light rose spine, red boards, 358 pages, a small illustration at the begnning of each chapter. DJ glossy dark red background front and back, a stunning color-illustration of boat firing upon another, caramel spine, a circle with color photo of author at bottom back… Read more
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$24.00
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Everybody's Favorite Duck: A Novel of Crime & Adventure

by Wilson, Gahan

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780892962952
Item Price
$20.00

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The Mysterious Press, 1988. (1st edition, 1st printing) Sturdy book, black cloth spine, green boards, yellow lettering very fine on spine, green color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 202 heavy stiff pages. DJ glossy green borders to front, spine and back, Wilson art in color on most of front, pink, yellow and white lettering very fine on spine, black… Read more
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Robicheaux: A Novel

by Burke, James Lee

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2018
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781501176845
Item Price
$39.00

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Simon & Schuster, 2018. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, black spine, blue boards with darker water spot near middle front, 447 pages. DJ colorfully designed and illustrated, the dark form of a man in stunning sunset scene above town street on front and spine, blue back with praise from Stephen King, Michael Connelly, New York Times Book Review,… Read more
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The New Iberia Blues: A Dave Robicheaux Novel

by Burke, James Lee

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2019
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781501176876
Item Price
$29.00

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Simon & Schuster, 2019. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, black spine, dark green boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 447 pages. DJ heavy paper colorfully illustrated with man in canoe in swamp on front, red spine, yellow back with much deserved praise. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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$29.00
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Blackout: A Novel

by Elsberg, Marc

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
2017
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781492654414
Item Price
$7.00

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Sourcebooks Landmark, 2017. (Original published in Germany, 2012) Large, sturdy book, black covers, shiny black lettering very fine on spine, black color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 316 pages. DJ glossy in shades of blue, a man running down snowy street illustrated on front, raised yellow title on front and spine, praise on back from Lee Child, The London… Read more
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$7.00
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Waiting for Orders: The Complete Short Stories of Eric Ambler

by Ambler, Eric

Seller
Callaghan Books South
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780892962419
Item Price
$19.00

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Mysterious Press, 1991. (1st edition, 1st printing) DJ beneath mylar taped inside covers, remainder mark at pages' bottom edge, a dark gray background with colorful abstract design at front left and spine, a photo of Ambler at back left with praise on right from Alfred Hitchhock, Grahame Greene, San Francisco Chronicle, New Yorker and others. DJ and book, both Very… Read more
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$19.00