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Evidence of Blood

By: Cook, Thomas H.

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, J. P. Putnam's Sons: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000549


Jackson Kinley grew up on the town legend of a teenage girl who disappeared and was murdered on a winding mountain road. He moved away to be a true-crime writer, and returned to town to find the murder still waiting for him. The crime, now almost forty years old, had occupied his last weeks there, and for curiosity he decided to poke around. What he discovered changed his life forever. Black binding is fine. The dust jacket has a spot on the inside front flap that looks ... View more info

Hemlock Bay

By: Coulter, Catherine

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Putnam Publishing Group, The: 2001

Seller ID: 001159


FBI agent Dillon Savich is on a challenging case involving the kidnapping of two teenage boys, when trouble boils up in his personal life. His younger sister, Lily, has crashed her Explorer into a redwood in the California town of Hemlock Bay. Is this another suicide attempt, the second since the loss of her young daughter some seven month ago? The DJ has several small rub spots on the front. The corners are slightly worn, as is the spine bottom. 278 pages, no marks or t... View more info

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The Priest's Graveyard

By: Dekker, Ted

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Center Street: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004074


Two abandoned souls are on the hunt for one powerful man. Soon, their paths will cross and lead to one twisted fate, bound by a perilous love. This is the story of an abandoned girl and a strange, vengeful priest whose paths eventually cross - with terrifying consequences. This novel is intense, well written, and completely original. There is a light black mark on the bottom pages near the spine. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Closing Web

By: Harte, Marjorie

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Lenox Hills Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000859


Lucilla, fiction editor of a popular women's magazine, found her career completely satisfying until she succumbed to the charms of a handsome free-lance artist and added matrimony to her agenda. Unhappily, disillusionment soon set in, sorely trying her sense of loyalty, which was still further strained by the advent of a sinister stranger who brought the stark drama to a climax. Jacket has some small chips and bends at the top, and a 1/2" tear near the spine, 1/2"... View more info

Ai! Pedrito! : when Intelligence Goes Wrong

By: Hubbard, L. Ron; Anderson, Kevin J.

Price: $7.82

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, U. S. A., Bridge Pubns: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002072


It has been said that somewhere in the world you have an exact double. This rocket-ride of a novel ignites with the sudden cry of "Ai Pedrito, " as Navel Lieutenant Tom Smith discovers that his exact look-alike is the notorious spy, Pedrito Miraflores. As the intrigue builds and the plot unfolds, New York Times bestselling authors L. Ron Hubbard and Kevin J. Anderson take Smith - and the reader - on a rollicking and unpredictable adventure through the world of sp... View more info

Final Target

By: Johansen, Iris

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Bantam Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001147


The last thing young Cassie Andreas saw was an organized team ruthlessly murder her nanny and the Secret Service agents on duty to protect her. And to free Cassie from the terrors in her own mind, Melissa and Jessica Riley must risk their own safety and sanity and place their trust in a mysterious, charismatic man. But does he really want to help? Or is his show of concern all a treacherous charade? The binding has a bump on the bottom back, and the DJ has a very small t... View more info

Burnout

By: Kadow, Jeannine

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Dutton/Plume: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001106


Lacie Wagner knows fire. She has the scars to prove it. And the nightmares. Nightmares that began with the horrific accident that took her father's life. Nightmares filled with a stranger's face and a taunting voice promising that she too will burn alive. It happens on the heels of a breaking story about another woman's tragedy: a U. S. Navy officer who has plunged to her death in the Bering Sea. Then Lacie's thirteen-year-old daughter, on a visit to her father in New Yo... View more info

Billy Straight

By: Kellerman, Jonathan

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1999

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 000347


This psychological thriller has a 12-year-old boy run away from an abusive home. Without a place to stay, he manages on L. A. 's meanest streets day and night. One night he watches as a man viciously murders a woman. Soon everyone wants him - including the killer. The binding is fine, the jacket is rubbed a bit on the front, with very slight shelf wear on the top front. Price not clipped. The prior owners signature is on the inside end paper. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9Â... View more info

The Light of Falling Stars

By: Lennon, J. Robert

Price: $6.90

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Berkley Publishing Group: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001056


A plane falls from the sky as a couple argues in their yard, the whine of its engines drowns out their voices, parts of the craft shear off the roof of their home. A few miles away, a young man waits for his girlfriend at the airport, while in a long-empty house an old woman anticipates the return of the husband who left her many years ago. The crash of an airplane on the outskirts of Marshall, Montana, takes more than just the lives of those on board. Two days later, a ... View more info

Appointment in Andalusia

By: Mackintosh, May

Price: $9.23

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000983


May Mackintosh has created a fast-paced thriller as rich in atmosphere as it is in characterizations. The lushness of Spain's fabulous southern coast comes to colorful life as the backdrop of desparate criminals and a priceless object that they will stop at nothing to obtain. The skillfully woven plot is spun in this beautiful spot, and is an impeccably crafted story of romantic suspense. Minor wear at two corners. Two small tears at the top front, one tiny tear at the b... View more info

Hunted Past Reason

By: Matheson, Richard

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Forge: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001577


Author of What Dreams May Come, Richard Matheson is one of the twentieth century's acknowledged masters of suspense. Haunted Past Reason is a major literary event: Matheson's first new novel in seven years - and a gripping tale of madness, paranoia and murder. It's supposed to be just an ordinary camping trip, two old acquaintances hiking through the wilderness toward a remote cabin in the woods of northern California. But the enforced isolation of the hike soon exposes ... View more info

In the Cut

By: Moore, Susanna

Price: $5.52

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1995

Seller ID: N-13012


Inside front cover has a stamp "in memory of. " 180 pages, no tears or marks noted. This story is an erotic thriller involving murder (naturually) . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Felix in the Underworld

By: Mortimer, John

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Viking Press: 1997

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001507


An unsettling, continuously entertaining novel. " - The Sunday Telegraph - Felix Morsom has made a decent living as an author. Though his novels no longer hit the bestseller lists, he has been described as the Chekhov of Coldsands-on-Sea, and once was even shortlisted for the Booker Prize. One day, Felix receives a tape in the mail which reveals the sad tale of Gavin, a man whose life was destroyed by PROD, the Parental Rights and Obligations Department. Felix again ... View more info

What I Lived For

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., E P Dutton: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001285


At forty-two, Jerome Corcoran - "Corky" to his friends and associates - is by all appearances a successful real estate developer and broker, a city councilman with a promising future in local politics, a genuine ladies' man, and all-around great guy. His big house, fifteen-hundred-dollar suits, and the ridiculously large tips he hands out all over town reassure him that he's put plenty of distance between himself and the family history (which includes a murdered ... View more info

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The Curve of the World

By: Stevens, Marcus

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Algonquin Books Of Chapel Hill: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000895


After his plane makes an emergency landing in a remote area in the Congo basin and rebels seize the aircraft, Lewis Burkde, a businessman, flees into the rainforest. Suddenly he's lost in a world where no rules apply and with no apparent way out. As he struggles to survive in the unrelenting heat, battling thirst and hunger, he confronts his darkest fears and his greatest disappointments. When his wife discovers that he has disappeared, she makes the daring decision to s... View more info

Shirker : a Novel

By: Taylor, Chad

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Walker & Company: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 000744


Hallucinatory and erotic, Chad Taylor's American debut novel is a terrifying exploration of violent and sexually charged obsessions. Shirker opens with a deadly discovery by Ellerslie Penrose, a part-time futures broker and full-time existentialist; it ends with him facing more questions than he might have imagined. In between, he trawls through a series of events and places as bizarre as they are fascinating, learning the depth of the evil against which he is pitted and... View more info