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Deep South

By: Barr, Nevada

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3602


Signed by Barr on the title page. When park ranger Anna Pigeon stumbles on the corpse of a girl with a noose around her neck, she is plunged into a murder investigation with serious racial overtones in the heart of the Deep South. ; Signed by Author View more info

Liberty Falling (Includes Uncorrected Proof)

By: Barr, Nevada

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3603


Signed by Barr on the title page. Includes an Uncorrected Proof of this title. Intrepid park ranger Anna Pigeon takes up temporary residence on Liberty and Ellis Islands in New York Harbor.; Signed by Author View more info

Flashback (Includes Uncorrected Proof)

By: Barr, Nevada

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3647


Signed by Barr on the title page. Taking a temporary post as ranger in Dry Tortugas National Park to escape dealing with a marriage proposal, Anna Pigeon investigates a mysterious boating accident that leads her to uncover sinister local crimes from the past. An Uncorrected Proof in illustrated wrappers is included.; Signed by Author View more info

A Superior Death (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By: Barr, Nevada

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20584


Signed by Barr on the title page. Park ranger Anna Pigeon is assigned to the frigid North Shore of Lake Superior and hears two divers' tales of finding six bodies in the Kamloops, a sunken 1927 wreck where there are supposed to be only five. A signed Uncorrected Proof is included. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Endangered Species (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By: Barr, Nevada

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22076


Signed by Barr on the title page. Includes a signed copy of the Uncorrected Proof. In this fifth in the series, National Park Service Ranger Anna Pigeon is on temporary assignment at drought-ridden Cumberland Island National Seashore off the Georgia coast, on presuppression fire duty.; Signed by Author View more info

Amateur Night

By: Beck, K.K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 820


Signed by Beck on the title page. Amateur detective Jane da Silva searches for a missing witness of a pharmacy murder, a crime for which the wrong man may have been arrested. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Full Cry

By: Brown, Rita Mae

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22206


Signed by Brown on the title page. The third book in the "Sister" Jane Arnold series. ; Signed by Author View more info

Deep Sleep

By: Fyfield, Frances

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1992

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17150


Signed by Fyfield on the title page. Amateur sleuth Helen West and Constable Geoffrey Bailey worry about their pharmacist friend, who seems to be getting involved with a man they suspect of killing his first wife. ; Signed by Author View more info

Trail of the Dragon

By: Kelly, Susan

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Walker & Co.: 1988

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 956


Signed by Kelly on the title page. Liz Connors, a writer and occasional amateur sleuth, is asked by a professor to help him track down a female colleague who conned him out of some money, but the woman turns up dead, and Liz herself becomes a target. ; Signed by Author View more info

The House on Bloodhound Lane

By: Lanier, Virginia

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15337


Foxing to the page edges. Jo Beth Sidden finds herself facing six law enforcement officers in need of training in the use of bloodhounds, a violent ex-husband of hers out on parole, and a high-profile kidnapping trail that may be too cold for her bloodhounds to track. View more info

Bird Lives!

By: Moody, Bill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13121


Signed by Moody on the title page. When a saxophone player is fatally stabbed, jazz pianist Evan Horne is called in by his best friend, Santa Monica homicide detective Danny Cooper, to decipher the clues left at the concert-hall crime scene.; Signed by Author View more info

The Dandelion Murders

By: Rothenberg, Rebecca

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16295


Signed by Rothenberg on the title page. Two tiny stains to the back cover. Publisher's promotional botanical card is laid in. After finding a dead reporter in a drainage ditch, microbiologist Claire Sharples is unenthusiastic about solving the murder until two migrant workers are also killed, sending Claire into the heart of California's agricultural society. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Peanut Butter Murders

By: Sawyer, Corinne Holt

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Donald I. Fine: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 906


Signed by Sawyer on the title page. Widows Angela Benbow and Caledonia Wingate, residents of Camden-sur-Mer retirement home, help San Diego police lieutenant Martinez investigate the death of neighbor Alexander Lightfoot, who was crushed by a train.; Signed by Author View more info

Hardscape

By: Scott, Justin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 21050


Signed by Scott on the title page. Creasing to the top corner, and a faint smudge to the bottom page edges. Benjamin Abbot III, a former investigator for Naval Intelligence and a Wall Street bond trader who served time in prison for insider trading, now runs the family real estate agency in his hometown of Newbury, Conn. The first book in this amateur detective series. ; Signed by Author View more info

Tourist Trap

By: Smith, Julie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Mysterious Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 909


Signed by Smith on the title page. Slight foxing to the dust jacket flaps. Lawyer-sleuth Rebecca Schwartz is horrified when a man identifying himself as the Trapper begins murdering tourists in order to destroy the city's tourism. ; Signed by Author View more info

Echoes of Zero

By: Spencer, Ross H.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21497


A small chip to the front panel, and light edgwear. A mystery introducing a retired baseball player turned newspaper reporter. View more info

Homemade Sin

By: Trocheck, Kathy Hogan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18208


Signed by Trocheck on the title page. Light tanning to the page edges. Inquisitive cleaning lady and amateur sleuth Callahan Garrity faces the opposition of her own family when she investigates the carjacking death of her cousin, and uncovers a host of dark family secrets.; Signed by Author View more info

Death Gets a Time-Out

By: Waldman, Ayelet

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3808


Signed by Waldman on the title page. A review copy with publisher's material laid in. Former public defender Juliet Applebaum escapes the trials of being a stay-at-home mother when her old friend, actress Lily Green, asks for her assistance to help clear her brother's name after he is accused of killing their stepmother. ; Signed by Author View more info

A Playdate With Death

By: Waldman, Ayelet

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16972


Signed by Waldman on the title page. The front board is slightly bowed. The challenges of motherhood don't hold a candle to the challenge of sleuthing for Juliet Applebaum, the heroine of Waldman's third "mommy-track" mystery. ; Signed by Author View more info