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121 (Woolrich, Cornell). Irish, William I MARRIED A DEAD MAN
Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, (1948). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Lower corner tips lightly bumped, mild age-toning to the covers, else near fine; lacking the dust jacket. 
Mistaken identity noir--filmed in 1949 starring Barbara Stanwyck (with Mitchell Leisen at the helm) as NO MAN OF HER OWN, again as J'AI EPOUSE E UNE OMBRE in 1982, and, oddly, as an erstwhile comedy (MRS. WINTERBOURNE) with Ricki Lake in 1996. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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122 (Woolrich, Cornell). Irish, William THE DANCING DETECTIVE
Philadelphia/New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1946). First edition. A Story Press Book. Hardcover. Better than very good plus: very mild fading and soiling to pale apricot cloth covers, light dust soiling to page edges; lacking dust jacket. Comprises the title tale (a rechristened ''Dime a Dance''), seven more noir yarns. 
"Nightmares of a more masochistically pleasant nature await the reader who recognizes in Irish-Hopley-Woolrich the great living master of...the infinite terror of prosaic everyday detail."--Anthony Boucher. Scarce collection, reprinted once only. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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123 Abbot, Anthony, pseudonym of (Charles) Fulton Oursler ABOUT THE MURDER OF GERALDINE FOSTER
New York: Covici Friede Publishers, (1930). B000N7B9WS First edition, third printing. Hardcover. Name to the front pastedown endpaper, else very good plus in bright yellow cloth with black titles; lacking the dust jacket. 
Debut Thatcher Colt detective novel by the American playwright, screenwriter, ventriloquist, journalist, psychic investigator, detective novelist, and undercover agent for the FBI! Vaguely based on the Lizzie Borden case with an axe murderer. Scarce. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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124 Abbott, Jane THE INHERITORS
Chicago: People's Book Club, (1953) Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in very lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
Book club edition. Color illustrated end-papers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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125 Abbott, Megan THE SONG IS YOU
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney: Simon & Schuster, (2007). 0743291719 / 9780743291712 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The Edgar Award-finalist uses a less-celebrated real-life crime, the disappearance of actress Jean Spangler from Los Angeles in 1949, as her hook to spin a downbeat tale about a journalist-turned-studio-flack, Gil "Hop" Hopkins. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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126 Abel, Kenneth BAIT
New York: Delacorte Press, (1994). 0385311907 / 9780385311908 First Edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
"BAIT is a solid debut, a tough-minded, intelligent, complex novel with strong characters and a firm grasp of the way the world really works."--Donald E. Westlake. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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127 Abella, Alex FINAL ACTS
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). 0684859890 / 9780684859897 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Abella, born in Cuba, now living in Los Angeles, has penned a third novel featuring Charlie Morrell, this time with alternating chapters between viewpoints of the accused protagonist, Charlie and his defense attorney, Rita. Set in L.A., Cuba and Mexico. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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128 Abella, Alex THE KILLING OF THE SAINTS
New York: Crown Publisher, Inc., (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The use of melting pot city languages help make this Cuban-American hardboiled thriller realistically up to date. The author's debut novel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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129 Abella, Alex THE KILLING OF THE SAINTS
New York: Crown, (1991). First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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130 Ablow, Keith COMPULSION
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2002). 0312266413 / 9780312266417 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Staple puncture to upper front flap, else fine in glossy wraps. 
"Fast-paced and frightening, COMPULSION is a novel that explores the very nature of evil itself. And psychiatrist Frank Clevenger is a hero with heart, soul--and brains."--Janet Evanovich. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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131 Ablow, Keith PSYCHOPATH
New York: St. Martin's Press, (2003). 0312266715 / 9780312266714 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author to the second blank leaf. 
"Frank Clevenger is a wonderfully flawed hero, as haunted by his own demons as the sociopath he faces, and Ablow writes like a man possessed--with a pace so blistering the pages will all but singe your hands."--Dennis Lehane. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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132 Abrahams, Peter CRYING WOLF
New York: Ballantine Books, (2000). 0345423852 / 9780345423856 First edition, first printing: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in pictorial wraps. 
"My favorite American suspense novelist."--Stephen King. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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133 Abrahams, Peter LAST OF THE DIXIE HEROES
New York: Ballantine Books, (2001). 0345439376 / 9780345439376 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in blue and white glossy wraps. 
A chance encounter with a group of Civil War reenactors sends Roy Hill down a devastating path where the lines between reality and fantasy blur, blanks will be replaced with bullets, and a bloody history will live again. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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134 Abrahams, Peter LAST OF THE DIXIE HEROES
New York: Ballantine Books, (2001). 0345439376 / 9780345439376 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A chance encounter with a group of Civil War reenactors sends Roy Hill down a devastating path where the lines between reality and fantasy blur, blanks will be replaced with bullets, and a bloody history will live again. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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135 Abrahams, Peter REVOLUTION #9
New York: Mysterious, (1992). 0892964812 / 9780892964819 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
An ex-radical who has been living in hiding is found and forced to go on one last "mission." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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136 Abrahams, Peter THE FAN
New York: Warner, (1995). 0446518603 / 9780446518604 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Source for the recent film adaptation with Robert De Niro and Wesley Snipes. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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137 Abrahams, Peter THE TUTOR
New York: Ballantine Books, (2002). 0345439384 / 9780345439383 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Upper corner tips bumped, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
An ordinary family hire an invite a mysterious tutor into their home in this twelfth novel by the Edgar Award-nominee and author of the THE FAN--filmed in 1996 with Robert de Niro in the title-role. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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138 Abrahams, Peter THEIR WILDEST DREAMS
New York: Ballantine Books, (2003). 0345439392 / 9780345439390 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Abrahams is also the author of LAST OF THE DIXIE HEROES, A PERFECT CRIME, and LIGHTS OUT, which was nominated for an Edgar Award. Stephen King proclaimed him to be his "favorite American suspense novelist." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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139 Abrahams, Robert D. THE POT-BELLIED GODS
Philadelphia: Dorrance & Company, Inc., (1932). B00086EZHA First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, a lovely, fresh example, in black cloth with gilt lettering and illustrations, many pages uncut; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket that shows a rumor of fading to the spine panel. Frontispiece by Clayton Whitehill. 
Poetry collection from "the pungent pen of this Philadelphian" author who may now be better known as the progenitor of dimwitted dick Pete Taylor, who appeared in DEATH AFTER LUNCH and DEATH IN 1-2-3, both from Phoenix House. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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140 Abshire, Richard DALLAS DECEPTION
New York: William Morrow, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Lightly bumped lower corner tips, else a near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Jack Kyle mystery. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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