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Lament for a Lounge Lizard A Fiona Silk Mystery

By: Maffini, Mary Jane

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Rendezvous Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: MYS0135

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


271 pp. Light edgewear. Signed by the author on the title page. Fiona SIlk, now a failed romance writer, must cope with the death of her former lover, in a small town of 2000 people. And the murderer is killing off the other suspects. Can Fiona outwit the wily killer? ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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Too Hot to Handle

By: Maffini, Mary Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Rendezvous Crime: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MYS0147

Condition: Very Good+


283 pp. Light edgewear. Appears unread. Fiona Silk is broke, again, and has plans to write an erotic cookbook. But it isn't long before bad things start happening, her home is on flames, and the body count mounts. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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Last Resort

By: Manthorne, Jackie

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Charlottetown Pei, Gynergy Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MYS0108

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


190 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Harriet heads to Florida, where she gets wrapped up in the murder, an inheritance, and intrigue. ; Harriet Hubbley Mystery.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Final Take

By: Manthorne, Jackie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charlottetown Pei, Gynergy Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MYS0114

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


190 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Remainder stripe on bottom edge. Harriet Hubbley starts off her new single life at the Lesbian and Gay Film Festival in San Francisco, and soon finds herself enmeshed in an unusual murder. ; Remainder; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Murder in Jamaica

By: Martin, W. L. (Stan)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Capricornus Enterprises: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: MYS0089

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


359 pp. Edgewear. Corners rubbed. Spine creased. Inscribed and dated by the author on the ffep. A tale of mystery involving Christiana and the Dreadlocks Cop. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Disposable Man (Joe Gunther Mysteries Ser.)

By: Mayor, Archer

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Mysterious Press: 1998

Edition: Advance Reader's Copy

Seller ID: MYS0019

ISBN: 0892966858

Condition: As New


294 pp. Another fine mystery, set in Vermont. Joe Gunter is faced with a mysterious corpse, and the even more mysterious involvement of the FBI and CIA. View more info

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The Spider's Debt: A Detective Story

By: McCulley, Johnston

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Company: 1930

Seller ID: MYS0158

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


288 pp. Undated, cirac 1930. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Edges worn. Covers sunned. Lending library pastedown on front board. Lending library date due pastedown on inside front cover. Library stamp on the title page, page 11. 2 free front endpapers missing front hinge cracked. First few pages foxed. A full length novel featuring McCulley's supervillain, the Spider. ; Ex-Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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The Powers of Darkness

By: Miall, Derwent

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Company , Limited: 1905

Seller ID: MYS0167

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


304 pp. Tissue protected frontis. Spine, corners bumped and worn. Dated gift note (1909) on ffep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Tell No Tales

By: Morgan, Christine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Sabledrake Enterprises: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: MYS0111

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


298 pp. Light edgewear. Appears unread. Signed by tha author on the title page. Contestants on a new historically themed reality show soon find themselves trapped on an isolated Caribbean island, and learn the hard way that alliances, votes and challenges don't matter when sheer survival is at s take. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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A Branch for the Baron

By: Morton, Anthony (John Creasey)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Corgi Books: 1966

Seller ID: MYS0155

Condition: Very Good


157 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Light spine crease. John Mannering, aka The Baron, is back in another adventure. Operating a prosperous business, he finds himself embroiled in a mysterious murder. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Bodycheck

By: Owad, Stephen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Rendezvous Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MYS0091

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


257 pp. Corners rubbed, bumped. Promotional bookmark laid in. An aging hockey player from a minor league Alberta team has has to drown an assailant, and needs to find out why someone is after him. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Hive of Suspects An Irish Village Mystery

By: Pim, Sheila

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boulder, Co, U. S. A., The Rue Morgue Press: 2001

Seller ID: MYS0106

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


155 pp. Edgewear. Corners rubbed. Gift note on ffep. A mining magnate dies from eating the honey from one of his hives, and the local beekepers feel that the bees are feeding on poisonous plants. The mystery deepens as it appears that only the man's hives were affected, not those of other beekeepers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Rich is the Treasure

By: Procter, Maurice

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MYS0115

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


208 pp. Spine, corners bumped, edgewear. Jacket has edgewear, chipped, portions missing from edges, and from spine. British and American investigators on the trail of smuggled currency are drawn into a series of sinister events as the pursued try to cover their tracks. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, No. 400, March 1977

By: Queen, Ellery (Ed. )

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Davis Publications: 1977

Seller ID: MYS0194

Condition: Good+


160 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Small tear to upper cover edges. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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Just Murder A Mystery Novel

By: Rehner, Jan

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Toronto, Sumach Press: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: MYS0160

Condition: Very Good


252 pp. Light edgewear. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Photographer Lily Ross stubles across an underground network that protects abused women, taking the law into their own hands. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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The Temple of the Muses: An SPQR Mystery

By: Roberts, John Maddox

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MYS0032

Condition: As New


215 pp. The fourth in the series. Metellus joins a diplomatic mission to Alexandria, in part to escape his enemies in Rome, but the suspicious death of a philospher pulls the sleuth away from the exotic pleasures of the city. Soon, with the discovery of a corpse in his own bed, he finds himself mixed up in a deadly conspiracy. View more info

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Playing with Fire

By: Robinson, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 2004

Seller ID: MYS0133

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


435 pp. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Book slightly slanted, spine creased. Signed by the author on the title page. An Inspector Banks novel. A couple of derelict barges have burned, and in them are two bodies, with accelerant leading between them. Banks must work his way through a complex, mysterious case. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Your Friendly Neighbourhood Death Pedlar

By: Sangster, Jimmy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Triton Books: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FIC1187

ISBN: 0363000267

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


255 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has light edgewear, small tear to the upper front edge. A hilarious, satirical tale of the international arms industry. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Maigret and the Black Sheep

By: Simenon, Georges

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1976

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: MYS0029

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


123 pp. Slight edgewear to jacket. Maigret is called to investigate the murder of Rene Josselin, shot dead in his armchair with his own revolver. Who had access to the flat, who knew where he kept his revolver, and why would anyone want to kill this retired cardboard box-maker?; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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The Gray Flannel Shroud

By: Slesar, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1959

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: MYS0183

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


212 pp. Spine, corners bumped. Jacket has edgewear. Gift note on the ffep. Dave Robbins, an account executive with a Madison Avenue advertising agency become involved with a murder. Jacket art by Bill English. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info