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1 Burke, James Lee DIXIE CITY JAM
New York: Hyperion, (1994). 0786860197 / 9780786860197 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A near fine copy in an age-toned dust jacket. 
A Dave Robicheaux mystery. Publisher's promotional bookmark laid in. "A dynamite story"--Elmore Leonard. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Colley, Barbara MAID FOR MURDER
(New York): Kensington Books, (2002). 1575668734 / 9781575668734 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Set in the New Orleans Garden District, this novel introduces the mystery-reading maid Charlotte LaRue who cleans up the messy houses and the messy business of murder. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Dunbar, Sophie BEHIND ECLAIRE'S DOORS
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1993). First edition, first printing. Dated and SIGNED by the author. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The author's debut novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Fennelly, Tony THE CLOSET HANGING
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (1987). 0881843067 / 9780881843064 First edition. Hardcover. Page edges lightly stained, mild shelfwear, else a very good plus copy; in a lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket with tiny tears to the extremities. 
The second installment featuring gay sleuth Matt Sinclair. The series debut THE GLORY HOLE MURDERS was nominated by the Mystery Writers of America as Best First Mystery Novel of the year. 
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5 Fennelly, Tony THE GLORY HOLE MURDERS
London: Arlington Books, (1985). First U.K. edition. Bumped spine edge, else a very good plus copy in wraps. 
The author's debut novel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Fennelly, Tony THE GLORY HOLE MURDERS
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., (1985). 0881841803 / 9780881841800 First edition. Hardcover. Top edge lightly spotted, else a near fine copy; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket that is mildly age-toned. 
THE GLORY HOLE MURDERS was nominated by Mystery Writers of America as Best First Mystery Novel of the year. "Impressive... Matt Sinclair's sleuthing is mightily slick and the cast of characters couldn't be more colorful."--Mystery Alley. 
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7 Kane, Harnett T. QUEEN NEW ORLEANS: City by the River
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Faint stain to the upper front cover, else a very nearly fine copy in an illustrated dust jacket with a sticker ghost to the front flap and a small internal chip from the spine. An attractive copy with jacket art by Paul Laune. 374 pages and an index. 
Illustrated endpapers, thirty-four b&w photographs, one map, and four b&w illustrations by Tilden Landry. A history and travel guide to New Orleans by the popular author of NATCHEZ ON THE MISSISSIPPI and DEEP DELTA COUNTRY. 
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8 Leonard, Elmore BANDITS
New York. Arbor House, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with slight wear to one of the raised letters of title to front panel, minimal wear to lower edge of rear panel. 
Set in New Orleans, with the vivid characters, sharp dialogue, subtle humor, and strong and seductive plotting we've come to expect from the old pro, author of many acclaimed and much-filmed crime thrillers. 
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9 Lutz, John THE RIGHT TO SING THE BLUES
New York: St. Martin's, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
P.I. Alo Nudger receives a note from nightclub owner Fat Jack McGee requesting his professional help digging up some dirt on jazz keyboard sensation Willy Hollister. Set in New Orleans. Follow-up to Nudger's appearances in NIGHTLINES and BUYER BEWARE. 
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10 McGaughey, Neil OTHERWISE KNOWN AS MURDER.
New York: Scribner's, (1994). 0684196743 / 9780684196749 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
"McGaughey's debut is an utter joy. He knows his New Orleans. He shares his encyclopedic knowledge of the genre. But most importantly, this mystery critic can write."--Sarah Shankman. "Fresh. Funny. Funky. Fabulous."--Carolyn Hart. 
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11 Pronzini, Bill MASQUES
New York: Arbor House, (1981). 0877953082 / 9780877953081 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
Dated, inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front free endpaper. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 Pronzini, Bill MASQUES
New York: Arbor House, (1981). 0877953082 / 9780877953081 First edition. Hardcover. Corner tip mildly bruised, some pale foxing to paged edges, else an about near fine copy, in a very nearly fine pictorial dust jacket that shows light edgewear. 
New Orleans-set novel of "suspense and terror" from the prolific author/editor. 
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13 Randisi, Robert and Matthews, Christine THE MASKS OF AUNTIE LAVEAU
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 031226898X / 9780312268985 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
A Gil and Claire Hunt mystery. "Hexes, potions and spells interweave with vivid settings, two delightful sleuths and credible supporting characters."--Publishers Weekly. 
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14 Randisi, Robert and Matthews, Christine THE MASKS OF AUNTIE LAVEAU
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 031226898X / 9780312268985 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine in glossy, color illustrated wraps. 
The second installment featuring Gil and Claire Hunt, the husband and wife detecting team who this time travel to New Orleans where voodoo adds additional intrigue to the mystery at hand. Randisi is the founder of the Private Eye Writers of America. 
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15 Rhodes, Jewell Parker VOODOO DREAMS: A Novel of Marie Laveau
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1993). 0312098693 / 9780312098698 First edition. SIGNED by Rhodes and dated in the year of publication to the title-page, with the salutation ''Dreams are meant to come true.'' Hardcover. Lower corner tip to the front cover lightly bumped, else fine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A fictionalized account of Marie Laveau, a real voodooienne from 19th century New Orleans. The book was optioned by Whoopi Goldberg. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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16 Shankman, Sarah NOW LET'S TALK OF GRAVES
New York: Pocket Books, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Sam Adams mystery. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Shuman, M.K. CAESAR CLUE
New York: St. Martin's, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 
A Micah Dunn mystery. Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Shuman, M.K. DEEP KILL
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1991). 0312058543 / 9780312058548 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with mild shelfwear. 
The third Micah Dunn mystery, a follow-up to THE CAESAR CLUE and THE MAYA STONE MURDERS. New Orleans private eye Dunn is called upon to clear a friend's name of some serious charges that may include murder. 
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LOUISIANA LAMENT, Smith, Julie
19 Smith, Julie LOUISIANA LAMENT
New York: A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (2004). 0765305534 / 9780765305534 First edition, first printing. SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. A new book! 
A Talba Wallis Novel. "She has three names and two sets of clothes, four different professions, precious few scruples about breaking the law, and a perennially nagging mama."--Julie Smith. "Smith writes like jazz should sound."--Val McDermid. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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20 Smith, Julie NEW ORLEANS BEAT
New York: Fawcett Columbine, (1994). 0449907430 / 9780449907436 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
A Skip Langdon mystery. "In some ways, Skip is my alter ego--the main way, I think, being the feeling we both have of being an alien in our hometowns. Then, too, I can't really deny having outlaw tendencies"--Julie Smith. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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