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River of Darkness

By: Airth, Rennie

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21424


A tale of serial murder set in post-World War I Britain, featuring the debut of Inspector John Madden, a veteran of the trenches. Shortlisted for the Edgar Award for Best Novel. View more info

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

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Striving With Gods

By: Bannister, Jo

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday: 1984

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21505


Publisher's remainder spray to the bottom page edges. The first book in the Clio Rees and Harry Marsh series. Reissued under the title An Uncertain Death. ; Remainder View more info

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An Embarrassment of Corpses

By: Beechey, Alan

Price: $15.99

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21065


A first state copy, with several of the pages from 204--32 out of order. With the discovery of Oliver Swithin's friend's body floating in a Trafalgar Square fountain, London is practically besieged by corpses, each victim having been killed in a bizarre manner by a serial killer with a twisted sense of humor. View more info

The Nature of Monsters

By: Clark, Clare

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Harcourt: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21492


Briefly inscribed by Clark. Softening to the head of the spine. Set in early 18th century London, a mother sells her pregnant teenage daughter into servitude to an apothecary. ; Signed by Author View more info

All Shall be Well

By: Crombie, Deborah

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2044


Signed by Crombie. When a close friend and neighbor, Jasmine Dent, is found dead from a lethal dosage of morphine, Scotland Yard Superintendent Duncan Kincaid rejects the initial consensus of suicide and implores a reluctant Sergeant Gemma Jones to help him uncover the truth. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Leave the Grave Green

By: Crombie, Deborah

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13645


Warmly inscribed by Crombie in the month of publication to her publisher's sales director, "To Terry-Thanks for all your support-may this be the beginning of a long relationship! Best, Deborah. 2/23/95." An Uncorrected Proof in glossy printed wrappers. Scotland Yard Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and his sergeant Gemma Jones investigate a suspicious drowning in the countryside outside London. ; Signed by Author View more info

Dreaming of the Bones

By: Crombie, Deborah

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20922


Signed by Crombie on the publisher's tipped-in page. Lightly bumped to the head of the spine. Scotland Yard Superintendent Duncan Kincaid investigates two murders in an effort to uncover a killer who will do anything to keep a four decade old secret quiet. Shortlisted for the Edgar Award for Best Novel.; Signed by Author View more info

Shadow Play

By: Fyfield, Frances

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 642


Signed by Fyfield. An Advance Reading Copy with publisher's slip laid in. Solicitor and Crown Prosecutor Helen West, frustrated by the absence of Detective Superintendent Geoffrey Bailey and her failure to convict a child molester, enters a friendship with a tough, likable young woman and a maze of terror and murder. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Rector

By: Gay, Virginia

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21503


Publisher's remainder spray to the bottom page edges. A clean copy with light rubbing to the dust jacket. Publisher's price of $8.95 on the front flap. ; Remainder View more info

A Likeness in Stone

By: Martin, J. Wallis

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1998

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4277


Signed by Martin on the title page. While exploring a reservoir near Oxford, two divers discover the body of a student who disappeared 20 years ago. Shortlisted for the Edgar Award for Best First Novel. ; Signed by Author View more info

Half Moon Street

By: Perry, Anne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1982


Signed by Perry. An Advance Reading Copy in pictorial wrappers. A bizarre murder on the Thames leads Inspector Thomas Pitt and his wife Charlotte into the shadowy underworld around Victorian London's art district for answers. ; 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

Talking to Strange Men

By: Rendell, Ruth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1987

Edition: First U.S. Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1254


Signed by Rendell on the title page. Light rubbing to the dust jacket. A clerk who believes he has decoded the messages of an actual spy ring, instead of a schoolboys' complex game, plans to use the network to find the man who has stolen away his wife. ; Signed by Author View more info

Wednesday's Child

By: Robinson, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Viking: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1327


Signed by Robinson on the title page. A paperback original, with only slight rubbing. Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks investigates the case of Brenda Scupham, a welfare mother who unwittingly hands her seven-year-old daughter, Gemma, over to child abductors claiming to be social workers. ; Signed by Author View more info

Aftermath

By: Robinson, Peter

Price: $16.99

Publisher: Toronto, ON, McClelland & Stewart: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3703


Signed by Robinson on the title page. Inspector Banks is called in to investigate the disappearance of several girls in Yorkshire. ; Signed by Author View more info

Cold Is the Grave

By: Robinson, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 2000

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4979


Signed by Robinson. An Uncorrected Proof in pictorial wrappers. When a nude photo of a teen runaway turns up on a pornographic Web site, the girl's father turns to Yorkshire Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks for help. But the father is Chief Constable Jimmy Riddle, who's been determined to destroy Banks's career and good name. ; Signed by Author View more info

Past Reason Hated

By: Robinson, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Viking: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21054


Signed by Robinson on the title page. Light edgewear to the extremities, and a touch of age toning to the dust jacket flaps. A presentable copy. Chief Inspector Alan Banks explores the turbulent life of a murdered amateur actress. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Dissolution

By: Sansom, C. J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2003

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 22065


A historical novel set in England in 1537 that chronicles Vicar General Thomas Cromwell's efforts to close down monasteries throughout the realm. View more info