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Person or Persons Unknown

By: Alexander, Bruce

Price: $14.99

Publisher: New York, Penguin Group: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3901


Signed by Alexander on the title page. Sir John Fielding, the blind magistrate of the Bow Street Court, and his ward and helper Jeremy Proctor investigate the murders of prostitutes in Covent Garden. ; Signed by Author View more info

Solomon Spring

By: Black, Michelle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Forge Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11367


Inscribed by Black. Small ink stain opposite the title page. An historical mystery set in Kansas in 1878, and a sequel to An Uncommon Enemy. Publisher's promotional brochure laid in. ; Signed by Author View more info

Poseidon's Gold

By: Davis, Lindsey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Century: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2966


Signed by Davis. Light tanning to the page edges, and a tiny crease to the bottom of the front flap. Returning to Rome from the outskirts of the empire, Marcus Didius Falco becomes the prime suspect in his brother's murder, even as he tries to find out whether the scandalous claims against his late kinsman are true. ; Signed by Author View more info

Year Of The Hyenas

By: Geagley, Brad

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4798


Signed by Geagley on the title page. A review copy with publisher's material laid in. A mystery inspired by ancient transcripts documenting the "Harem Conspiracy of Ramses III" finds investigations clerk Semerket of ancient Egypt exploring clues pertaining to the murder of a minor Theban princess and discovering a dangerous link to a web of corruption that threatens the life of Pharaoh Ramses III. A first novel. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Thirteenth Night

By: Gordon, Alan

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13534


Signed by Gordon. Narrator Feste, a 13th-century member of the Fool's Guild (jugglers, jesters, and secret agents), owns up to contriving the main events concerning the Duke of Orsino as subsequently recounted in Twelfth Night. The first book in the series. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Last Embrace

By: Hamilton, Denise

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6145


Signed by Hamilton. An Advance Reading Copy with publisher's material laid in. A novel based on the actual disappearance of actress Jean Spangler in 1949. ; Signed by Author View more info

Dancing in the Dark (Includes an Advance Reading Copy)

By: Kaminsky, Stuart M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3451


Signed by Kaminsky on the title page. Toby Peters, shamus to the stars, is hired by Fred Astaire to keep a mobster's floozy from insisting on private dance lessons. Includes an Advance Reading Copy (not signed) of this title.; Signed by Author View more info

The Fala Factor

By: Kaminsky, Stuart M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3628


Signed by Kaminsky on the title page. Convinced that her famous Scottish terrier, Fala, has been kidnapped and replaced with an inferior pooch, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt asks L. A. Private Eye Toby Peters to find the real Fala. ; Signed by Author View more info

Weighed in the Balance

By: Perry, Anne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3897


Signed by Perry on the title page. One tiny crease to the bottom of the rear flap, else fine. As barrister Oliver Rathbone prepares to defend his client, Countess Zorah Rostova, against a charge of slander, private detective William Monk and nurse Hester Latterly become caught up in a notorious case of royal scandal and murder in nineteenth-century London. ; Signed by Author View more info

Bedford Square

By: Perry, Anne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1999

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3903


Signed by Perry on the title page. Superintendent Thomas Pitt teams up with his wife, Charlotte, to investigate when the corpse of a murdered man turns up on the doorstep of General Brandon Balantyne, who denies all knowledge of the crime or the victim. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Whitechapel Conspiracy

By: Perry, Anne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22037


An Uncorrected Proof in the publisher's blue and white covers. Promotional material is laid in. When Superintendent Pitt delivers the testimony that condemns a prominent man for murder, he is "rewarded" by being shuffled off to the Special Branch, which operates in London's risky East End. View more info

Cottonwood

By: Phillips, Scott

Price: $53.00

Publisher: Tucson, Dennis McMillan Publications: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4632


One of 104 lettered copies bound in quarter-morocco. Fine in dust jacket and slipcase as issued. Signed by Phillips and by the publisher, Dennis McMillan. Frontier Guignol in post–Civil War Kansas of the 1870s and ’80s. By the author of The Ice Harvest and The Walkaway. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Midwife and the Assassin

By: Thomas, Sam

Price: $31.00

Publisher: New York, Minotaur Books: 2016

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22499


Signed by Thomas on the title page. A crease to the heel of the spine. A midwife mystery involving Oliver Cromwell's spymaster. ; 320 pages; Signed by Author View more info