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The February Trouble

By: Albert, Neil

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Co.: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1607


Signed by Albert. An Uncorrected Proof in gray wrappers. Disbarred lawyer-turned-private investigator Dave Garrett investigates the sabotage of a new Chinese fast-food franchise in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the heart of Amish country. By the author of The January Corpse. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Goodey's Last Stand

By: Alverson, Charles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13918


Inscribed by Alverson on the dedication page, "To Bonnie-a lovely girl and a great photographer. Best, Charles Alverson." A date of June 1978 written above the inscription. Light rubbing, with moderate soiling, primarily to the back cover. Private detective Joe Goodey's career as a San Franciso police detective is cut short when he mistakes the mayor’s cousin for a gunman and shoots him. ; Signed by Author View more info

Burning Moon

By: Barre, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA, Capra Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4091


Signed and dated by Barre, "Until the squall rolled in." Includes a signed pre-publication excerpt from the novel. The sinking of a fishing boat in a squall off the California coast sends PI Hardesty on a quest for justice that leads back decades to the collapse of South Vietnam.; Signed by Author View more info

Blackheart Highway

By: Barre, Richard

Price: $15.99

Publisher: New York, Prime Crime: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4682


Warmly inscribed by Barre in the month before publication, "For ----, with every good wish for your success from your friend and fan, Richard Barre, 5/16/99." Included is an inscribed promotional card for the book. Southern California private investigator Wil Hardesty heads to Bakersfield to help a recently paroled former country music star. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Innocents (Includes Uncorrected Proof)

By: Barre, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11218


Signed by Barre, "Vaya Con Dios. Richard Barre, 4/22/95." California private detective Wil Hardesty searches for the alleged murderer of seven children. The first book in the series. Very slight rubbing to the top edge of the rear board, else fine. An unsigned Uncorrected Proof in orange wrappers is included. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Ghosts of Morning

By: Barre, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14729


Inscribed by Barre, "For Zang Wood, with all ghostly good wishes. 5/24/98." When private investigator Wil Hardesty receives a phone call asking him to investigate the death of his friend Denny, Wil starts to believe his friend is not dead and must prove it before it is too late. By the author of The Innocents.; Signed by Author View more info

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Bearing Secrets (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By: Barre, Richard

Price: $19.99

Publisher: New York, Walker & Co.: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21695


Signed by Barre on the title page. Laid in is a large publisher's postcard that the author has briefly inscribed. California surfer/shamus Wil Hardesty investigates the alleged suicide of a Sixties radical at Lake Tahoe. A signed Uncorrected Proof in orange wrappers is included. ; Signed by Author View more info

A Ticket to the Boneyard

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19982


Signed by Block on the title page. Mild age toning to the rear panel. The streets of New York are never safe, but the release of James Leo Motley, a psychopath who went down swearing revenge on PI Matt Scudder, means death is out there looking for a victim. ; Signed by Author View more info

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A Drop of the Hard Stuff

By: Block, Lawrence

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Mulholland Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21453


Signed by Block on the title page. This 17th installment of Block's long-running series about New York private detective Matthew Scudder has Scudder reflecting on an old case from the 1980s, less than a year after he joined Alcoholics Anonymous. ; Signed by Author View more info

Parts Unknown

By: Burns, Rex

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14214


Signed by Burns on the title page. A review copy with publisher's material laid in. Slight dustiness to the top of the page edges. Denver PI Devlin Kirk and his associate Bunchcroft tangle with a biker gang, a series of missing illegal immigrants and a graphically described business in organ transplants. ; Signed by Author View more info

Underkill

By: Chang, Leonard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Minotaur: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6926


Signed by Chang on the title page. Korean American bodyguard/investigator Allen Choice attempts to help his girlfriend find out why her younger brother wound up dead in a car filled with drug-related chemicals.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Beasts of Valhalla

By: Chesbro, George C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14250


Light rubbing to the spine, and a small discoloration spot to the rear board. A slight crease to the front flap. Asked to investigate the death of his nephew, Mongo soon discovers an insane genius who is performing bizarre experiments with DNA. View more info

The Immortal Game

By: Coggins, Mark

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Berkeley, Poltroon Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 965


Signed and dated by Coggins. Hardboiled detective novel set in Silicon Valley and the seamy underbelly of San Francisco. Includes author photographs of San Francisco locales.; Signed by Author View more info

Shadow of a Tiger

By: Collins, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21523


A closed tear to the head of the spine, and mild rubbing to the dust jacket. Publisher's price of $4.95 on the front flap. A Dan Fortune detective novel. View more info

The Forgotten Man

By: Crais, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5180


Signed by Crais. Six months after the events of The Last Detective, private investigator Elvis Cole learns that the body of a stranger who claimed to be Cole's father has been discovered, a situation that prompts him to team up with partner Joe Pike to unveil dark secrets surrounding Cole's past. ; Signed by Author View more info

L.A. Requiem

By: Crais, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11276


Signed by Crais. An Advance Reading Copy in illustrated wrappers. Slight wear to the bottom page edges, and a tiny crease to the top corner. When P. I. Elvis Cole discovers that his partner, Joe Pike, was once the lover of a murdered woman, he finds himself going beyond normal investigative procedures and starts to pry into the very private realm of the LAPD's elite Robbery-Homicide Division. Shortlisted for the Edgar Award for Best Novel.; Signed by Author View more info

The Watchman

By: Crais, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14344


Signed by Crais. Working as a bodyguard for a spoiled federal witness, Joe Pike hatches a desperate plan to disappear with the woman in the underworld of Los Angeles and turn on her would-be killers, an effort in which he enlists the help of private investigator Elvis Cole. ; Signed by Author View more info

Sunset Express (with Signed ARC)

By: Crais, Robert

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11296


Signed by Crais, "To Bill, Welcome to the latest edition of Elvisworld! Robert Crais." The public's readiness to believe the worst of its police forces is an undercurrent in this case for Southern California PI Elvis Cole. A signed Advance Reading Copy in illustrated covers is included. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Last Detective

By: Crais, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17393


Signed by Crais on the title page. Freewheeling PI Elvis Cole teams up with LAPD Detective Carol Starkey (from Demolition Angel) and longtime sidekick Joe Pike in the search for a missing boy. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Free Fall

By: Crais, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22276


Signed by Crais on the title page. Dust smudges to the page edges, and rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards. L.A. private detective Elvis Cole helps a woman whose fiance is involved with crooked police. ; Signed by Author View more info