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1 Billheimer, John THE CONTRARY BLUES
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1998). 0312185650 / 9780312185657 First edition. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Department of Transportation investigator Owen Allison is sent to Contrary, West Virginia to look into the murder of an auditor in the small town. Federal funds for a bus station have been finding their way into the pockets of the city fathers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Eversz, Robert FALSE PROFIT
(New York, New York): Viking, (1990). 0670827746 / 9780670827749 First edition, first printing. Hardcover in dust jacket. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed, SIGNED and dated (1990) on the half-ti
A Marston Cantini mystery by the author of THE BOTTOM LINE IS MURDER. Inscribed, SIGNED and dated (1990) on the half-title by the author. 
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TALKING ABOUT DETECTIVE FICTION, James, P.D.
3 James, P.D. TALKING ABOUT DETECTIVE FICTION
(Oxford): Bodleian Library (2009). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
First edition, first printing. Fine copy in red boards with gilt spine lettering; in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author on the title-page and also SIGNED on the laid in publisher's promotional card. Talking about the craft of detective writing and sharing her personal thoughts and observations on one of the most popular and enduring forms of literature, P.D. James examines the challenges, achievements and potential of a genre which has fascinated her for nearly fifty years as a novelist. From the tenant of 221b Baker Street to the Village Priest from Cubhole in Essex, from the Golden Age of detective writing between the wars to the achievements of the present and a glimpse at the future, P.D. James explores the metamorphosis of a genre which has gripped and entertained the popular imagination like no other type of novel. An essential book for every lover of detective fiction. 
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DARK COMPANION, Nisbet, Jim
4 Nisbet, Jim DARK COMPANION
(Tucson, Arizona): (Dennis McMillan Publications), 2006. First edition in English. (A French edition appeared as SOMBRE COMPLICE in 2005). Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Dust jacket and interior art by Carol Collier. SIGNED by the author!
"A brilliant book on luck, randomness, and the caprices of fortune. The author's acerbic reflexions on our televisual society do not prevent him from evincing a great tenderness for his characters."--Librarie Cdiscount. SIGNED by the author. 
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5 Nolan, William F. and Jason V. Brock; editors THE BLEEDING EDGE ANTHOLOGY: Dark Barriers, Dark Frontiers
Vancouver, Wa.: Cycatrix Press, 2009. 0984167617 / 9780984167616 First trade edition: One of 400 copies printed. Hardcover Fine Fine Octavo SIGNED by the editors!
Sure to be a landmark anthology: contains original, never before published works by Ray Bradbury, Gary A. Braunbeck, Jason V Brock, Christopher Conlon, Norman Corwin, Cody Goodfellow, Earl Hamner, George Clayton Johnson, Nancy Kilpatrick, Joe R. Lansdale, Richard Matheson, Richard Christian Matheson, Lisa Morton, Kurt Newton, William F. Nolan, Dan O'Bannon, Frank M. Robinson, John Shirley, James Robert Smith, Steve Rasnic Tem, and John Tomerlin. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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6 Sharp, Zoe THIRD STRIKE
New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, (2008). 0312358970 / 9780312358976 First edition, first printing. Hardcover in dust jacket. Fine in a fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author!
A Charlie Fox thriller. SIGNED by the author. 
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7 Wheeler, Kim, compilor and contributor LOVES OF THE CAT: An Illustrated Anthology of Old and Modern Cat Poems
(Lincoln, Nebraska): Star City Publications, (1985). 0961593709 / 9780961593704 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. Minor sticker-scar to the front cover, else near fine in illustrated wraps. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by Kim Wheeler to the front endpaper. Enhancing the haiku and senryu poems are a wide variety of cat scenes sensitively portrayed in gouache by Linda Kuhns. Foreword by J.W. Hackett. 101 pages; acknowledgments. 
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