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The Last Good Man [used book]

By: A. J. Kazinski

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Simon & Schuster: 2012

Seller ID: 001245

ISBN: 085720579X

Condition: Good


According to Jewish scripture, there are thirty-six righteous people on earth. Without them, humanity would perish. But the thirty-six do not know that they are the chosen ones. In Beijing, a monk collapses in his chamber. A fiery mark has spread across his back and down his spine. In Mumbai, a man who served the poor dies suddenly. His body shows the same mark. Similar deaths are reported in cities around the world - the victims all humanitarians, all with the same death mark. In Copenhagen, it falls to veteran detective Niels Bentzon to investigate. He is told to find eight 'good people' of ... View more info

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The Sunday Philosophy Club #1 Isabel Dalhousie [used book]

By: Alexander McCall Smith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Little, Brown and Company: 2004

Seller ID: 0316729566

ISBN: 0316729566

Condition: Good


Amateur sleuth Isabel Dalhousie is a philosopher who also uses her training to solve unusual mysteries. Isabel is Editor of the Review of Applied Ethics - which addresses such questions as 'Truth telling in sexual relationships' - and she also hosts The Sunday Philosophy Club at her house in Edinburgh. Behind the city's Georgian facades its moral compasses are spinning with greed, dishonesty and murderous intent. Instinct tells Isabel that the young man who tumbled to his death in front of her eyes at a concert in the Usher Hall didn't fall. He was pushed. The Sunday Philosophy Club marks new ... View more info

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Friends, Lovers, Chocolate #2 Isabel Dalhousie [used book]

By: Alexander McCall Smith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Little, Brown and Company: 2005

Seller ID: 004041

ISBN: 0316729779

Condition: Good


In this second novel in The Sunday Philosophy Club, Isabel Dalhousie's niece, Cat (she of the unsuitable boyfriends) is invited to a wedding in Italy. This means that Isabel is left in charge of Cat's delicatessen - a task to which the redoubtable moral philosopher proves more than equal. She is intrigued by the customers, of course, given her irrepressible tendency to take an interest in the business of others, and one man in particular attracts her attention. He is recovering from heart surgery - a heart transplant in fact - and when Isabel gets to know him a bit better he reveals an extraor... View more info

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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #1 No 1 Ladies' Detective agency [used book]

By: Alexander McCall Smith

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Abacus: 2003

Seller ID: 034911675X

ISBN: 034911675X

Condition: Good


Wayward daughters. Missing Husbands. Philandering partners. Curious conmen. If you've got a problem, and no one else can help you, then pay a visit to Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's only - and finest - female private detective. Her methods may not be conventional, and her manner not exactly Miss Marple, but she's got warmth, wit and canny intuition on her side, not to mention Mr J. L. B. Matekoni, the charming proprietor of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors. And Precious is going to need them all as she sets out on the trail of a missing child, a case that tumbles our heroine into a hotbed of stra... View more info

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15 Seconds [used book]

By: Andrew Gross

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2012

Seller ID: 0007296908

ISBN: 0007296908

Condition: Good


'A total white knuckle stay-up-all-night thrill ride, (Harlan Coben) from the bestselling author of Reckless and Killing Hour. Fifteen seconds can tear a life apart. OUT OF TOWN Dr Henry Steadman has it all: a booming business, a daughter he loves, and plenty of time to enjoy life. But while visiting upstate Florida, a police-stop ends in the shooting of a local cop - with Henry as the prime suspect. OUT OF LUCK Framed for a second murder, this time of a close friend, Henry goes on the run. His only lifeline is state-trooper Carrie Holmes, no stranger to tragedy herself, who can help prove his... View more info

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The Complete Sherlock Holmes Volume 1

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA, Barnes & Noble: 2013

Seller ID: 001619

ISBN: 1435136403

Condition: New


Handsomely produced in hardcover at a very affordable price, Barnes & Noble Signature Editions have been carefully edited and reset in a modern design for greater readability. Each volume includes an introduction, informative notes and a chronology of the writer's life and times to enable the reader to gain a deeper understanding of these enduring works. About the Author Arthur Conan Doyle was born the third of ten siblings on 22 May 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland. His father, Charles Altamont Doyle, was born in England of Irish descent, and his mother, born Mary Foley, was Irish. They were ma... View more info

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The Complete Sherlock Holmes Volume 2

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA, Barnes & Noble: 2013

Seller ID: 001620

ISBN: 1435137396

Condition: New


Handsomely produced in hardcover at a very affordable price, Barnes & Noble Signature Editions have been carefully edited and reset in a modern design for greater readability. Each volume includes an introduction, informative notes and a chronology of the writer's life and times to enable the reader to gain a deeper understanding of these enduring works. About the Author Arthur Conan Doyle was born the third of ten siblings on 22 May 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland. His father, Charles Altamont Doyle, was born in England of Irish descent, and his mother, born Mary Foley, was Irish. They were ma... View more info

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The Complete Stories of Sherlock Holmes

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 2008

Seller ID: 002873

ISBN: 1840220767

Condition: New


It is more than a century since the ascetic, gaunt and enigmatic detective, Sherlock Holmes, made his first appearance in 'A Study in Scarlet'. From 1891, beginning with 'The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes', the now legendary and pioneering Strand Magazine began serialising Arthur Conan Doyle's matchless tales of detection, featuring the incomparable sleuth patiently assisted by his doggedly loyal and lovably pedantic friend and companion, Dr Watson. The stories are illustrated by the remarkable Sydney Paget from whom our images of Sherlock Holmes and his world derive and who first equipped Hol... View more info

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The Complete Sherlock Holmes: Leatherbound Classic Collection

By: Arthur Conan Doyle

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Barnes & Noble: 2015

Seller ID: 004038

ISBN: 1435158105

Condition: New


A master of deductive reasoning who can solve the most difficult crimes by spotting obscure clues overlooked by others, dilettante sleuth Sherlock Holmes was the hero of sixty stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle between 1887 and 1927. He even rose from the dead after Doyle tried to dispatch him in his twenty-fourth adventure, and readers protested. Here, in one volume, are all four full-length novels and fifty-six short stories about the colourful adventures of Sherlock Holmes- every word Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ever wrote about Baker Street's most famous resident. Also included is an int... View more info

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The Barrakee Mystery @ The Lure of the Bush #1 Napoleon Bonaparte

By: Arthur W. Upfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Impring: 2017

Seller ID: A1277

ISBN: 1925416402

Condition: New


Why was King Henry, an aboriginal from Western Australia, killed in New South Wales? What was the feud that led to murder after nineteen long years had passed? Who was the woman who saw the murder and kept silent? This first story of Inspector Bonaparte takes him to the Darling River bush country where he encounters those problems he understands so well - mixed blood and divided loyalties. About the Author: Arthur William Upfield (1 September 1890 – 13 February 1964) was an Australian writer, best known for his works of detective fiction featuring Detective Inspector Napoleon Bo... View more info

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The Sands of Windee #2 Napoleon Bonaparte

By: Arthur W. Upfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint: 2017

Seller ID: A1278

ISBN: 1925416917

Condition: New


Why had Luke Marks driven specially out to Windee? Had he been murdered or had he, as the local police believed, wandered away from his car and been overwhelmed in a dust-storm? When Bony noticed something odd in the background of a police photograph, he begins to piece together the secrets of the sands of Windee. Here is the original background to the infamous Snowy Rowles murder trial. 'Napoleon Bonaparte my best detective.' - Daily Mail About the Author: Arthur William Upfield (1 September 1890 – 13 February 1964) was an Australian writer, best known for his works of detectiv... View more info

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Wings Above the Diamantina #3 Napoleon Bonaparte

By: Arthur W. Upfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint: 2017

Seller ID: A1279

ISBN: 1925416925


The discovery of a stolen red monoplane on the dry, flat bottom of Emu Lake meant many things for different folks. For Elizabeth Nettlefold, the chance to nurse its strangely ill meant renewed purpose in life. For Dr Knowles, brilliant physician and town drunk, it meant the revival of a romantic dream. For some it meant a murder plan gone awry, and for Bonaparte, it meant one of the toughest cases of his career. 'Bony - a unique figure among top-flight detectives.' - BBC About the Author: Arthur William Upfield (1 September 1890 – 13 February 1964) was an Australian writer, best kn... View more info

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Breakaway House

By: Arthur W. Upfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint: 2017

Seller ID: A1285

ISBN: 1925416658

Condition: New


Harry Tremayne, a policeman, goes to an isolated valley in the remote Murchison region of Western Australia to find his brother - who vanished a month earlier while investigating the murder of a police detective. Do the gold smugglers at Breakaway House hold the answers to the mystery? First published as a serial in the Perth Daily News in 1932, the real setting for the book is Mt Magnet, about 150k north of Perth, deep in gold country. It is somewhat less intense and less effective than the books in the Bony series, but it is successful as an early effort of Upfield's treatment of the A... View more info

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The Dying Game #3 Griffin Powell [used book]

By: Beverly Barton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Avon: 2011

Seller ID: 000789967X

ISBN: 000789967X

Condition: Good


It's the ultimate game--the adrenaline surge of the hunt, the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat. For in this game, the rules are simple to win, you only have to kill. To lose, you will have to die. The victims are former beauty queens found with a single rose beside their bodies. Lindsay McAllister has seen this signature before, when she was a rookie detective with the Chattanooga PD investigating the death of Judd Walker's wife, a murder that sent the handsome lawyer off the deep end. Now, Lindsay has the brutal task of telling Judd that his wife's killer has struck again, and she's goi... View more info

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The Dying Game #3 Griffin Powell [used book]

By: Beverly Barton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Avon: 2008

Seller ID: 1847560202

ISBN: 1847560202

Condition: Good


Bolt the doors, turn on the lights and pray for mercy - you'll be up all night with this disturbingly addictive novel - perfect for fans of Karen Rose. It's the ultimate game. To win, you have to kill. To lose, you have to die. If he's chosen you to play, then it's Game Over... A brutal serial killer is on the loose. Each victim is a former beauty queen, a single rose placed next to their mutilated bodies. The scenes of unimaginable carnage have become familiar to Detective Lindsay McAllister. For the last 5 years, dozens of beautiful women have been slain and lives have been... View more info

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Taboo #1 Reilly Steel [used book]

By: Casey Hill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Simon & Schuster: 2011

Seller ID: 001562

ISBN: 0857205668

Condition: Good


Prepare to be chilled to the bone. Forensic investigator Reilly Steel, Quantico-trained and California-born and bred, imagined Dublin to be a far cry from bustling San Francisco, a sleepy backwater where she can lay past ghosts to rest and start anew. She's arrived in Ireland to drag the Irish crime lab into the 21st century, plus keep tabs on her Irish-born father who's increasingly seeking solace in the bottle after a past family tragedy. But a brutal serial killer soon puts paid to that. When a young man and woman are found dead in an apartment, the gunshot wounds on their naked bodies sugg... View more info

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Backfire #16 FBI Thriller [used book]

By: Catherine Coulter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2013

Seller ID: 001558

ISBN: 1921901306

Condition: Good


The brand-new FBI thriller from New York Times bestselling author Catherine Coulter. San Francisco Judge Ramsey Hunt, longtime friend to FBI agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich, is presiding over the trial of Clive and Cindy Cahill - accused in a string of murders - when the proceedings take a radical turn. Federal prosecutor Mickey O'Rourke, known for his relentless style, becomes suddenly tentative in his opening statement, leading Hunt to suspect he's been threatened - suspicions that are all but confirmed when Hunt is shot in the back. Savich and Sherlock receive news of the attack a... View more info

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Double Take #11 FBI Thriller [used book]

By: Catherine Coulter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: USA, Berkley Books: 2008

Seller ID: 051514469X

ISBN: 051514469X

Condition: Good


FBI agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock are joined by one of their own and a Virginia sheriff in an extraordinary case that immerses them in the world of psychic visions, mind benders, and communications with the dead It's been more than six months since her husband's brutal death, and Julia Ransom is just beginning to breathe again. She loved her husband, renowned psychic August Ransom, but the media frenzy that followed his murder sapped what little strength she had left. Now, after dinner with friends, strolling along San Francisco's Pier 39, she realizes that she's happy. Standing a... View more info

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Eleventh Hour #7 FBI Thriller [used book]

By: Catherine Coulter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: USA, Jove: 2004

Seller ID: 0515135739

ISBN: 0515135739

Condition: Good


When FBI agent Dane Carver's twin brother, Father Michael Joseph, is brutally murdered in his San Francisco church, husband-and-wife agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich take a personal interest in the investigation. Then Nicola "Nick" Jones, a homeless woman and the only witness to the shooting, is scared out of her mind because she's trying to hide from her own monsters-who are drawing closer and closer.The chase goes from San Francisco to the Premiere Studios in Los Angeles and its new television hit, a show all about murder. View more info

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The Striker #6 Isaac Bell [used book]

By: Clive Cussler and Justin Scott

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin Books: 2013

Seller ID: 004035

ISBN: 1405911409

Condition: Good


It is 1902, and a bright, inexperienced young man named Isaac Bell, only two years out of his apprenticeship at the Van Dorn Detective Agency, has an urgent message for his boss. Hired to hunt for radical unionist saboteurs in the coal mines, he is witness to a terrible accident. And it begins to become clear that the trouble doesn't stop with the men he's looking for. Much bigger stakes are in play. Little does he know just how big. Given exactly one week to prove his case, Bell quickly finds himself pitted against two of the most ruthless opponents he has ever known, men of staggering ambit... View more info

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Face of Death #2 Smoky Barrett [used book]

By: Cody McFadyen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder and Stoughton: 2007

Seller ID: 001561

ISBN: 0340840099

Condition: Good


How do you catch a killer who believes despair is an art form? A lonely, hunted woman, driven to the edge of insanity by a relentless killer. A killer who is always there, always watching. A killer who has murdered all her friends, her family, anyone who has ever loved her, one by one, until only she if left. In desperation she turns to FBI agent Smoky Barrett. And Smoky is determined to bring the murderer to justice. Whatever the cost. View more info

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Shadow Man #1 Smoky Barrett [used book]

By: Cody McFadyen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder and Stoughton: 2007

Seller ID: 0340840072

ISBN: 0340840072

Condition: Good


FBI agent Smoky Barrett is no stranger to the darker recesses of the human mind. But nothing could have prepared her for the day she had to watch her husband and daughter die at the hands of a serial killer. She bears the scars, mental and physical. Most people would run - from work, from life, from everything associated with the pain of a shattered existence. But Smoky doesn't know how to run - and when the job that has defined her life comes calling once again with the news that her best friend from high school has been brutally murdered, she finds herself back in the firing line, chasing a ... View more info

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The Wench Is Dead #8 Inspector Morse [used book]

By: Colin Dexter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Pan: 1991

Seller ID: 0330313363

ISBN: 0330313363

Condition: Good


In 1856 the body of Joanna Franks was found at Duke's Cut on the Oxford canal. In 1989 Inspector Morse is taken to Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital with a perforated ulcer. As Morse begins his recovery he comes across an account of the investigation of Joanna's death and subsequent murder trial. View more info

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Broken Silence #1 Inspector Jack Brady [used book]

By: Danielle Ramsay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Avon: 2010

Seller ID: 1847562299

ISBN: 1847562299

Condition: Good


Early one morning in the seaside resort of Whitley Bay, the lifeless body of a young girl, Sophie Washington, is found brutally murdered - her face mutilated beyond recognition. Back on active duty after being shot, DI Jack Brady is struggling to deal with his marriage break-up. His problems intensify when his friend and colleague DI James Matthews reveals that he was with the victim on the night of her murder. Brady's loyal deputy, DS Harry Conrad and police psychologist, Amelia Jenkins are assigned with him to crack the case. But as Brady delves deeper into Sophie's life he discove... View more info

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True Blue [used book]

By: David Baldacci

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Pan: 2010

Seller ID: 0330518046

ISBN: 0330518046

Condition: Good


True Blue, David Baldacci's fast-paced stand-alone thriller, is an action-packed race against time as an ex-cop fights to prove her innocence.Mason "Mace" Perry was a maverick cop on the D.C. police force until she was kidnapped and framed for a crime. She lost everything-her career, her liberty-and spent two years in prison. Now back on the outside, Mace is trying to rebuild her life and track down the people who set her up. But even with her police chief sister at her side, she has to work in the shadows: there's a vindictive US attorney on her tail and she's just looking for a reason to sen... View more info

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The Lizard's Bite #4 Nic Costa [used book]

By: David Hewson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Pan Books: 2007

Seller ID: 001135

ISBN: 0330435949

Condition: Good


Life was never black and white in Italy ...Something about the place both disturbed and interested him. Venice reminded him of a bad yet familiar relative, dangerous to know, difficult to let go. As their exile in Venice draws to a close, Roman detectives Nic Costa and Gianni Peroni are ordered to investigate an apparently open-and-shut case, a fire in a glass foundry that has claimed two lives, so all they want is to wrap it up quickly. However, as they dig more deeply into the insular glass-making community on Murano and the strange Arcangeli family, things don't quite add up. With increasin... View more info

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Silent Corner #1 Jane Hawk

By: Dean Koontz

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2017

Seller ID: 9780732298708

ISBN: 0732298709

Condition: New


From #1 New York Times bestselling author of dark psychological suspense and modern classics of mystery and adventure comes a thriller that ventures into science, secrecy and danger. "I very much need to be dead." Chilling last words left by a man who had everything to live for but took his own life. People of talent and accomplishment, people seemingly happy and sound of mind, are committing suicide in surprising numbers. A disturbing pattern is beginning to emerge. FBI agent Jane Hawk, recently widowed, is determined to find out why. Which means going rogue and into ‘the silent corner' –... View more info

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The Dead Hour #2 Paddy Meehan [used book]

By: Denise Mina

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2006

Seller ID: 003829

ISBN: 0593051459

Condition: Good


'A blonde woman with a poodle perm standing in the doorway of the elegant villa with blood dripping from her chin. There was a story. No doubt about it'. Paddy Meehan, Glasgow's aspiring journalist is back on the beat, trawling the streets of Glasgow for a story '',¬" something to prove she can write; that she's better at her job than all her male colleagues; anything that will get her off the terrible night shift that is slowly turning her brains to mush and her insane. And then she meets the woman with the poodle perm at the door of a wealthy suburb in the north of the city. It's just a dom... View more info

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Shutter Island [used book]

By: Dennis Lehane

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam: 2004

Seller ID: 002394

ISBN: 055381382X

Condition: Good


Summer, 1954. US Marshal Teddy Daniels has come to Shutter Island, home of Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminally Insane. Along with his partner, Chuck Aule, he sets out to find an escaped murderess named Rachel Solando as a hurricane bears down upon them. But nothing at Ashecliffe Hospital is what it seems, and neither is Teddy Daniels. Is he there to find a missing patient? Or has he been sent to look into rumours of Ashecliffe's radical approach to psychiatry? Rumours that hint of drug experimentation, surgical trials, and lethal countermoves in the shadow war against Soviet brainwashing...... View more info

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In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner #10 Inspector Lynley [used book]

By: Elizabeth George

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder and Stoughton: 1999

Seller ID: 002088

ISBN: 0340689315

Condition: Good


When the body of Nicola Maiden, the daughter of a retired Scotland Yard undercover officer, is found near an unidentified body in the middle of a pre-historic stone circle in Derbyshire, Inspector Lynley is asked to lead the investigation into the deaths.Lynley must get to the bottom of the crime without the assistance of his long-time partner Sergeant Barbara Havers following her demotion as a result of an internal investigation. But Barbara Havers has plans of her own, and they involve the very case that Lynley is working on ... View more info