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1 Bartoy, Mitchell The Devil's Own Rag Doll
New York Minotaur Books 2005 0312340885 / 9780312340889 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Bartoy. A nick to the top corner. In 1940s Detroit, racial tensions pulse through the investigation of an heiress's murder. A first novel. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Benke, Richard City of Stone
Albuquerque, NM University of New Mexico Press 2007 0826341519 / 9780826341518 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Benke on the title page. The U.S.-Mexico border is the setting for this tale of death and deceit involving historical characters and a legendary missing cache of gold. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Clark, Robert In the Deep Midwinter (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy)
New York Picador 1997 0312151497 / 9780312151492 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Clark on the title page. A first novel by the biographer of James Beard recaptures the moral issues of 1950s America, a time when WASPish reticence and conservative social values reigned. A signed Advance Reading Copy is included.; Signed by Author 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Fire and Fog, Day, Dianne
4 Day, Dianne Fire and Fog
New York Doubleday 1996 0385475500 / 9780385475501 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Day on the title page. Awakening to find herself in the middle of the Great San Francisco Earthquake, Miss Fremont Jones struggles to escape the ensuing chaos while learning how to drive, avoiding ardent suitors, and investigating two murderous smugglers. ; Signed by Author 
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5 Day, Dianne The Strange Files of Fremont Jones
New York Doubleday 1995 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good 
An Uncorrected Proof, fine in white wrappers. Dedicated to Harvey Klinger, whose Literary Agency stamp is on the free endpaper. Fleeing the confines of her staid Boston upbringing and a potential marriage to a loathsome suitor, the modern-thinking Caroline Fremont Jones opens a typewriting business in San Francisco using the name Fremont. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Strange Files of Fremont Jones, Day, Dianne
6 Day, Dianne The Strange Files of Fremont Jones
New York Doubleday 1995 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine Signed by Author
Signed by Day. An Uncorrected Proof in white wrappers. Fleeing the confines of her staid Boston upbringing and a potential marriage to a loathsome suitor, the modern-thinking Caroline Fremont Jones opens a typewriting business in San Francisco using the name Fremont. The first book in the series.; Signed by Author 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Ellroy, James The Cold Six Thousand
New York Knopf 2001 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
Briefly inscribed by Ellroy. An Advance Reading Copy with publisher's slip laid in. Wayne Tedrow, Jr., a young Vegas policeman with $6,000 in cash, is drawn unwittingly into a conspiracy involving the cover-up of the truth about the assassination of John Kennedy. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Grand, David The Disappearing Body (Includes Signed ARC)
New York Doubleday 2002 0385500343 / 9780385500340 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Grand and dated in the year of publication. Victor Ribe, an ex-junkie and World War I veteran, returns to a city where prohibition has been repealed and the streets are rife with illegal heroin trafficking, and becomes drawn into the corruption when his old Army buddy reports a murder and then the body vanishes. A signed Advance Reading Copy is included. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Last Embrace, Hamilton, Denise
9 Hamilton, Denise The Last Embrace
New York Scribner 2008 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine Signed by Author
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 
Price: 17.50 USD
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10 Harris, Fred Easy Pickin's
New York HarperCollins Publishers 2000 0060183993 / 9780060183998 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed by Harris, "1/16/01 Best wishes to Zang Wood. Fred Harris." A very slight bump to the bottom edge of the front board. Depression-era Oklahoma sheriff Okie Dunn is faced with a corpse dropped from an airplane and a mysterious young heiress to an oil fortune. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Hunter, Stephen Hot Springs (Includes Advance Reading Copy)
New York Simon & Schuster 2000 068486360x / 9780684863603 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Hunter on the title page. A review copy with publisher's material laid in. A tiny scratch, and slight creasing to the tail of the spine. In 1946, a troubled lawman fights corruption in Hot Spring, AR, home of flagrant gambling, prostitution, and mob rule. An Advance Reading Copy (not signed) in wrappers is included.; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Print the Legend, McDonald, Craig
12 McDonald, Craig Print the Legend
New York Minotaur Books 2010 0312554370 / 9780312554378 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by McDonald on the title page. Slight tanning to the page edges. Set mostly in Ketchum, ID, the story revolves around a Hemingway scholar who is out to prove that Papa didn't commit suicide but was murdered by his wife, Mary. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13 McDonald, Craig Print the Legend
New York Minotaur Books 2010 0312554370 / 9780312554378 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Set mostly in Ketchum, ID, the story revolves around Hemingway scholar and Papa poseur Richard Paulson, who is out to prove that Ernest didn't commit suicide but was murdered by his wife, Mary. 
Price: 14.99 USD
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Toros & Torsos, McDonald, Craig
14 McDonald, Craig Toros & Torsos
Madison, WI Bleak House Books 2008 1606480006 / 9781606480007 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A very slight wrinkle to the top of the front flap. Spanning the years from 1935 to 1959, Edgar-finalist McDonald's second novel to feature crime novelist Hector Lassiter mixes myth, history and a serial killer who arranges dead bodies to resemble surrealistic art. 
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15 Morgan, Speer The Freshour Cylinders (Includes Uncorrected Proof)
Denver MacMurray & Beck 1998 1878448846 / 9781878448842 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Morgan. A bump to the bottom corners. Morgan brings back mixed-blood, Choctaw orphan Tom Freshour from 1994's The Whipping Boy and places him as a 45-year-old prosecuting attorney on the Arkansas-Oklahoma border in 1935. An Uncorrected Proof in glossy wrappers (not signed) is included. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Russell, Ona O'Brien's Desk
Santa Fe, NM Sunstone Press 2004 0865344167 / 9780865344167 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Russell on the title page. O'Brien O'Donnell, a prominent, early 20th-century Ohio judge, provides the basis for this historical novel. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.99 USD
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17 Satterthwait, Walter Wilde West
New York St. Martin's Press 1991 0312059973 / 9780312059972 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Satterthwait on the title page. During his lecture tour of the American West, English writer and personality Oscar Wilde discovers that someone in his entourage has been murdering prostitutes, and after he is named a suspect, he is determined to find the madman and clear his name. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Skinner, Robert Pale Shadow
Scottsdale, AZ Poisoned Pen Press 2001 1890208663 / 9781890208660 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Skinner on the title page. Wesley Farrell, a 1940s New Orleans private detective, investigates the connection between the murder of a young black woman and the theft of some counterfeit plates. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Skinner, Robert The Righteous Cut
Scottsdale, AZ Poisoned Pen Press 2002 159058029x / 9781590580295 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Skinnner. After her husband commands the police to stop investigating the disappearance of their daughter Jessica for unknown reasons, the girl's enraged mother asks ex-boyfriend and Creole club owner Wesley Farrell for help. A tiny spot of rubbing to the rear fold.; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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While I Disappear (Includes Uncorrected Proof), Wright, Edward
20 Wright, Edward While I Disappear (Includes Uncorrected Proof)
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 2004 0399151982 / 9780399151989 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Wright on the title page. A review copy with publisher's material laid in. A disgraced former movie cowboy and ex-con, John Ray Horn walks the mean streets of post-WWII Los Angeles in search of the brutal killer who snuffed out the life of Rose Galen, a faded leading lady who co-starred in one of Horn's films. An Uncorrected Proof (not signed) is included. Published in the UK under the title The Silver Face. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 40.00 USD
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