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181 Pelecanos, George P. HARD REVOLUTION
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company, (2004). 0316608971 / 9780316608978 First edition, first printing: Advance reading copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
A prelude disclosing the early life of Pelecano's series character, Derek Strange set around the time of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. 
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182 Perry, Thomas SLEEPING DOGS
New York: Random House, (1992). 0679741569 / 9780679741565 First U.S. edition: Advance Reading Copy. Correction slip and publisher's newsletter laid in. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
Edgar Award-winning author's fifth mystery, A novel with "Full-throttle action, razor-sharp dialogue, white knuckle suspense, deftly drawn secondary characters and a cold blooded professional killer" that readers nonetheless have empathy for. 
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183 Phillips, Scott THE WALKAWAY
New York: Ballantine Books, (2002). 034544020X / 9780345440204 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
Phillips's first novel, THE ICE HARVEST, garnered a Silver Medal for Best First Fiction, the California Book Award, and was a finalist for the Edgar Award, Anthony Award and the Hammett Prize. This is the author's second mystery. 
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184 Pilpel, Robert H. TO THE HONOR OF THE FLEET
New York: Atheneum, 1979. 0689109326 / 9780689109324 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Faint soiling and a dot of ink to the page edges, and mild age-toning to the wraps and flaps, else near fine in illustrated wraps with flaps. Cover painting by David Christensen. 
An historical novel about the first two years of World War I and America's efforts to resolve the conflict without getting drawn into the war, with real-life characters President Wilson, Colonel House, and Kaiser Wilhelm. Map of Europe and two charts. 
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185 Powers, Martha BLEEDING HEART
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in bright yellow wraps. 
"In the tradition of Mary Higgins Clark, a suspense-filled story in which a young widowed mother unwittingly endangers her child's life as she investigates a menacing criminal."--publisher's blurb. 
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186 Powers, Martha BLEEDING HEART
New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000). First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated glossy wraps. 
BLEEDING HEART focuses on the main character, Maggie Collier, and her struggle to solve the mystery of her father-in-law's murder that may have been a result of his discovering a kidnapper. 
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187 Price, Anthony HERE BE MONSTERS
New York: Mysterious Press, (1986). First U.S. edition. A near fine copy in wraps. 
Advance reading copy in wraps. 
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188 Pyper, Andrew LOST GIRLS
(New York): Delacorte Press, (2000). First U.S. edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
First novel from Pyper is a murder mystery and legal thriller. "Exquisite..."--The Globe and Mail. 
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189 Rankin, Ian THE FALLS
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2001). 0312206100 / 9780312206109 First U.S. edition: Advance Reading Copy with publisher's promotional sheet laid in. Proof. Fine in glossy, black printed wraps. 
The Gold Dagger Award-winner's fourteenth mystery featuring Inspector Rebus, offered here in an early advance state. 
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190 Reed, John THE KINGFISHER'S CALL
Naperville, Illinois Sourcebooks Landmark, (2002). 1570717974 / 9781570717970 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Lower spine edge slightly bumped, else near fine in color illustrated wraps. 
The poet and Vietnam veteran offers an international espionage thriller beginning the story with the CIA's quest to break the secret intelligence barrier surrounding Saddam Hussein and ending with the rescue and romance of a mole in communist China. 
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191 Rees, Celia PIRATES!
New York, New York: Bloomsbury, (2003). 1582348162 / 9781582348162 First U.S. edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
Set in the early 1700s, and written in the form of a memoir by an ordinary young woman who becomes extraordinary as circumstances force her to change. 
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192 Reichs, Kathy FATAL VOYAGE
New York: Scribner, (2001). 0684859726 / 9780684859729 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in pictorial glossy wraps. 
Kathy Reichs, a world-class forensic anthropologist, applies her cutting-edge scientific know-how to this novel of a devastating commercial airplane crash and its horrific investigation. 
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193 Reid Robert Sims WILD ANIMALS
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (1995). 0786702575 / 9780786702572 First edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
Detective Ray Bartell, of the Rozette Police Department in Montana is featured in this ongoing story of two well-matched adversaries who find themselves on the same side. From the author of THE RED CORVETTE. 
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194 Riordan, Rick THE LAST KING OF TEXAS
New York/Toronto/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (2000). 0553801562 / 9780553801569 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in illustrated wraps. 
When a controversial English prof is found dead, P.I. and erstwhile Berkeley Ph.D. is the only academic crazy enough to accept the emergency opening at the U of T San Antonio. "Riordan has a Texas-sized talent for spinning a great story."--Tami Hoag. 
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195 Roberts, Gillian HELEN HATH NO FURY
New York: Ballantine Books, (2000). First edition: Bound Galley. Fine in slick, printed wraps. 
Book ten in the Anthony Award winning series about Amanda Pepper, Philadelphia schoolteacher and amateur gumshoe. This one highlights murder in a book-discussion group! 
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196 Rosenberg, Robert AN ACCIDENTAL MURDER: An Avram Cohen Mystery
(New York): Scribner, 1999. 068485032X / 9780684850320 First edition. Fine in glossy pictorial wrappers. 
Uncorrected proofs by the author of CRIMES OF THE CITY. 
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197 Rowland, Laura Joh THE PILLOW BOOK OF LADY WISTERIA
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 0312979584 / 9780312979584 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
The seventh historical mystery set in 17th century Japan featuring samurai detective, Sano Ichiro. 
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198 Rozan, S.J. STONE QUARRY
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (1999). First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in glossy pictorial wrappers. 
Advance uncorrected proof of the Anthony and Shamus Award-winning author's sixth mystery. SIGNED by Rozan on the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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199 Safire, William SCANDALMONGER
New York/London/Sydney/Singapore: Simon & Schuster, (2000). 0684867192 / 9780684867199 First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in slick, illustrated wraps. 
Radical newspaper editor James Thomson Callender forces Alexander Hamilton to reveal his affair with the enigmatic Maria Reynolds in this historical novel by the language maven. 
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200 Sambrook, Clare HIDE & SEEK
Edinburgh/New York/Melbourne: Canongate, (2005). 1841956538 / 9781841956534 First U.S. edition, first printing: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Fine in color illustrated wraps. 
A precocious nine-year-old boy finds his young, safe and fun life drastically changed after his kid brother vanishes during an outing at an amusement park. The British author's debut novel. 
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