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1 The Second Chair
Aitkin, Don Angus & Robertson Publishers Australia 1977 0207134952 / 9780207134951 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Previous owner's name written at the top edge of the front endpaper and there is a forwards lean to the spine. Some foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges. 247pp. First edition of author's first novel. Spine of the dust jacket slightly faded. Some rubs to the dust jacket at the top of the spine and to the top corners. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 303743 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
16 First Family [The 4th book in the King and Maxwell series. 1st UK Edition]
Baldacci, David Macmillan London 2009 0230713955 / 9780230713956 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
First published by Grand Central Publishing (USA) in 2009. This is a first printing of the first UK edition. In very good to near fine condition. There is a small bump in the bottom edge of the front board and some minor bruising to the base of the spine (boards and dust jacket). 452pp. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Unmarked. Dust jacket not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 303748 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
2 Ten Crowded Hours
Alington, C. A. Macdonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd [1944] London 1944 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Date of publication not stated [1944]. Red boards. The boards are quite bent. There is a pale stain to the top of the textblock edge, affecting about an inch of the textblock next to the spine and the very top of the margins of nearly all pages. It is very pale. Previous owner's red ink name and address stamp on the half-title and title pages and also on the last page. A perfectly good, clean copy for reference / reading copy. 152pp. 303742 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
17 Hell's Corner [The Camel Club Series. 1st UK Edition]
Baldacci, David Macmillan London 2010 0230706150 / 9780230706156 First UK Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
First UK edition; was first published by Grand Central Publishing (USA) in 2010. An excellent, fine copy in a very, very near fine dust jacket - just the slightest hint of bruising at the base of the spine. Unmarked. Appears unread. Dust jacket not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 438pp. 303747 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
3 The Riverside Villas Murder
Amis, Kingsley Jonathan Cape London 1973 0224008625 / 9780224008624 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
A very good, clean condition copy. There are just a few foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges and the textblock edges have also darkened / tanned. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 224pp. 303741 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
18 Strangers [1st Edition]
Banks, Carla HarperCollinsPublishers London 2007 0007192126 / 9780007192120 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
First edition, first impression. Black cloth hardback. Excellent FINE condition. Binding tight and square. Unmarked. Not price clipped - the dust jacket is protected in a loose archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 24cm. 100373 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
4 Payback Time
Anderson, Geraint Headline 2012 0755381769 / 9780755381760 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
** NEW ** paperback. Large format trade / airport size paperback. RRP. £12.99. 301700 
Price: 7.99 GBP

 
19 Fear The Worst
Barclay, Linwood Orion Books London 2010 0752897411 / 9780752897417 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Book: Fine; Dust Jacket: Fine. Excellent condition, appears unread. Second printing. RRP £18.99. The dust jacket is protected in a loose archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 24cm. 'The worst day of Tim Blake's life started out with him making breakfast for his seventeen-year-old daughter Sydney. Syd was staying with him while she worked a summer job at the Just Inn Time hotel, and Tim hoped this quality father-daughter time would help her deal with the after-effects of his divorce. When Syd didn't return home at her usual time, Tim thought she'd probably just gone to the mall to hang with her friend. When she didn't answer her phone, he began to worry.' Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 300182 
Price: 11.50 GBP

 
 
5 Easy Kill [A Rhona MacLeod Novel]
Anderson, Lin Hodder and Stoughton London 2009 0340922435 / 9780340922439 Soft cover New Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
NEW paperback. Printed RRP of £6.99 on the back cover, though the current listing price RRP for this title (at time of cataloguing) is £8.99. One grave. Two bodies. How many more? A young woman - a prostitute - has been brutally slain and left across a grave in Glasgow's sprawling cemetery, the Necropolis. Rhona Macleod, called in to carry out forensic investigations, has no doubt that the depraved killer's motives were sexual.When the removal of the girl's corpse from the city of the dead reveals another woman recently buried underneath, the case takes on a disturbing new dimension. This man has killed before - and will again. When another girl is reported missing, Rhona knows she has to track him down and stop the pattern from repeating itself. 390pp. 304587 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
20 Too Close to Home
Barclay, Linwood Orion Books London 2008 0752888625 / 9780752888620 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Later printing. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Appears lightly read. There is a slight lean to the spine and some minor bruising to the edges. Dust jacket not price clipped. 341pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 303745 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
6 Final Cut [First Edition]
Anderson, Lin Hodder & Stoughton London 2009 0340922443 / 9780340922446 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Very slightly darkened / tanned top edge of the dust jacket. An excellent, near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. DJ not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 344pp. 300064 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
21 Paper Chase
Bayer, Oliver Weld Hutchinson's Universal Book Club London Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
n.d. Date of publication not stated. First published in 1943, this edition is likely c. 1945 and is printed on War Economy Standard paper. Book Condition: Good. Red boards - some small stains to the boards. Inside is very good - clean and tight. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 126pp. A mystery novel. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 304385 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
7 White Light
Armstrong, Campbell William Morrow & Company, Inc New York 1988 0688077013 / 9780688077013 Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Some edgewear to dust jacket. No inscriptions. Dust jacket protected in removable clear film sleeve. 381pp. 006110 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
22 The Agatha Raisin Companion
Beaton, M. C. (introduction by) Constable & Robinson London 2010 1849013195 / 9781849013192 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
The slightest of bumps to the base of the spine and a couple of corners. Excellent, near fine condition. Dust jacket not price clipped. 138pp. 303750 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
8 Draw The Teeth of a Dragon
Ashton, Mark Robert Hale Limited London 1979 0709170947 / 9780709170945 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Some pale foxing spots to the top outer closed textblock edge. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Textblock tight and firm. Dust jacket not price clipped. A very short nick to the top edge of the dust jacket's front cover. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 192pp. 303740 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
23 The Calling of The Grave
Beckett, Simon Bantam Press London 2010 0593063457 / 9780593063453 Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
** BRAND NEW ** Hardback. RRP. £12.99. 1st UK edition. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 301322 
Price: 9.99 GBP

 
 
9 Dekok and the Dead Harlequin
Baantjer, A. C. ; Translated into English by H. G. Smittenaar Speck Press Colorado, U.S.A. 2009 1933108274 / 9781933108278 Mass Market Paperback New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
New paperback. RRP £9.99. 218pp. 300062 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
24 Murder Makes Mistakes
Bellairs, George The Thriller Book Club London 1958 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Cream boards; discoloured top edge and spine. Lacks dust jacket. No names or inscriptions. 223pp. 301618 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
 
10 True Murder, A Novel [First Edition]
Badoe, Yaba Jonathan Cape London 2009 0224085026 / 9780224085021 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
An excellent fine copy in a very good to near fine dust jacket, which has a short nick to the top edge of the back cover. Appears unread. Unmarked. Dust jacket not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 262pp. 303739 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
25 Isabella Moon
Benedict, Laura William Heinemann 2008 0434017043 / 9780434017041 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
351pp. Book: Fine. Dust Jacket: Fine. First printing of UK edition. In excellent fine condition. RRP. £12.99. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 037037 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
 
11 Early One Morning
Baily, Virginia Virago Press 2015 0349006482 / 9780349006482 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, condition. Book is fine; dust jacket near fine. Dust jacket not clipped. Binding firm and square. Clean, tight and unmarked. Appears unread. 391pp. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 305137 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
26 The Floating Dutchman
Bentley, Nicolas Michael Joseph London 1950 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Second impression before publication. Previous owner's signature on the front pastedown. Red boards. The dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges, with some short tears to the spine ends and minor loss to the base of the spine. 254pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 303909 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
12 The Chinese Girl
Baker, John Victor Gollancz London 2000 0575070161 / 9780575070165 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
New. Paperback. RRP. £9.99. 230pp. 303887 
Price: 8.99 GBP

 
27 The Emperor's Tomb
Berry, Steve Hodder and Stoughton London 2011 1444709356 / 9781444709353 First UK Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
First printing of the UK edition. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good to near fine, clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 436pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 303799 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
13 Meltdown
Baker, Martin Macmillan London 2008 0230530303 / 9780230530300 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
First printing. Very small bumps to the top corner of the front board. Otherwise very good, clean and tight condition. Unmarked. DJ not price clipped [£10]. 390pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear 303807 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
28 Murder in the Latin Quarter [1st Edition]
Black, Cara Soho Press, Inc New York, USA 2009 1569475415 / 9781569475416 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
First edition, first printing. Excellent FINE condition. Appears unread. Original RRP $24.00. The dust jacket is protected in a loose archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). An Aimée Leduc investigation. 19.5cm. 100313 
Price: 9.50 GBP

 
 
14 Meltdown
Baker, Martin Macmillan London 2008 0230530303 / 9780230530300 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
First printing. Very small bumps to the top corners. Otherwise very good, clean and tight condition. Unmarked. DJ not price clipped [£10]. 390pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear 303806 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
29 Murder in the Rue de Paradis
Black, Cara Soho Press, Inc NY, USA 2009 1569475423 / 9781569475423 Paperback NEW 12mo - 7.5" / 19cm tall 
Brand new paperback. RRP $13.00 USD. 052439 
Price: 5.99 GBP

 
 
15 A Sort of Traitors
Balchin, Nigel Collins St James's Place, London 1949 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Original red boards. Lacks dust jacket. Some pale stains to the spine and some other light marks to the boards. The binding is firm and solid and pages clean. No names or inscriptions. 272pp. Made into the 1960 film, Suspect. Like most of our stock, we have this book at a lower price in our shop premises if you would like to call in. 104373 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
30 Deadlock : A Ryan Lock Thriller [First Edition]
Black, Sean Bantam Press London 2010 0593063392 / 9780593063392 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
First edition, first impression - with 2 to 1 print number sequence on the copyright page. SECONDS. New hardback book, but seconds stock [damaged] - the slightest of bumps to a couple of corners. RRP £12.99. Not previously owned. 350pp. Dust jacket supplied in an archival quality protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 100941 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
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