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1 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. 
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2 Abshire, Richard TURNAROUND JACK
New York: William Morrow, (1990). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Jack Kyle mystery. 
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3 Baker, Susan MY FIRST MURDER
New York: St. Martin's, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Faint tanning to pages, else a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with traces of shelfwear at the edges. 
The author's first novel. 
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4 Bay, Austin THE COYOTE CRIED TWICE
New York: Arbor, (1985). 0877957282 / 9780877957287 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in price-clipped dust jacket. 
A Vietnam vet. takes a job on a Texas ranch in order to hide out, but finds himself in the middle of a huge, illegal operation. 
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5 Bell, Nancy BIGGIE AND THE DEVIL DIET
New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, (2002). 0312301847 / 9780312301842 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The sixth mystery with gastronomical themes set in Texas and featuring amateur sleuth Biggie Weatherford by the culinary expert and Texas resident, Nancy Bell. 
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6 Boyd, Jack IT IT AIN'T BROKE...
(Lubbock, Texas): Texas Tech University Press, 1991. 0896722708 / 9780896722705 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in sky blue cloth lettered in black; in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Dave Smith. 
The traditional heroics and hijinks continue in this third volume about the citizenry of Cedar Gap, a mythical West Texas community. "Boyd has made successful use of the small town tradition established in Twain's TOM SAWYER ."--Texas Books in Review. 
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7 Carpenter, John Jo SIGNAL GUNS AT SUNUP
(New York): Simon and Schuster, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. Mild wear to spine ends, bookseller's label to the rear pastedown, else a near fine copy; in a pictorial dust jacket with light wear, nicks, and rubbing to the extremities. Jacket illustration by Barye Phillips. 
Ben Lovejoy came from New England to run "The Sunup Gazette" a small paper in a small Texas town. He arrived at a place where law and justice were more about survival than about the truth, and where a man might have to defend an editorial with a gun. 
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8 Gish, Theodore & Spuler, Richard, editors EAGLE IN THE NEW WORLD: German Immigration to Texas and America
College Station: Texas A & M University Press, (1986). 089096260X / 9780890962602 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in burgundy cloth with spine lettering in silver; in an illustrated dust jacket. 252 pages, nineteen b&w illustrations, list of contributors, and an index. 
Foreword by Richard Thoma. A collection of papers on the immigration of Germans to Texas, originally presented at a symposium at the University of Houston in 1983, which cover aspects of the large German influx into the State and its cultural impact. 
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9 Gray, A.W. BINO'S BLUES
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1995). 0671881868 / 9780671881863 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 
A Bino Phillips mystery. "If you haven't met Bino Phillips, you've missed a real character."--Washington Post. "Tough, gritty, unusually absorbing."--NY Times Book Review. 
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10 Hearon, Shelby PAINTED DRESSES
New York: Atheneum, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket missing a small chip from crown of spine. 

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11 Hill, Billy Bob, editor TEXAS SHORT STORIES
Dallas: Browder Springs Publishing, (1997). 1965135918 First edition. Trade paperback original. Inscribed and SIGNED by actress Holly Hunter at a book publication party. Trade Paperback. Fine in pictorial wraps. Thick tall octavo. 549 pages. Also inscribed and SIGNED to the front endpaper by the following contributors: Betsy Berry, Guida Jackson, Jill Patterson, and James Ward Lee. 
TEXAS SHORT STORIES features an astonishing collection of established writers and newcomers, Mr. Hill has gathered 55 previously unpublished short stories exploring the emotional, geographical, historical and textural landscape indigenous to the state. 
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12 Hill, Jim Dan THE TEXAS NAVY: In Forgotten Battles and Shirtsleeve Diplomacy
Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1937. First edition. Blue cloth with spine titles, rules, and publisher's device in gilt; gilt rules to the front panel, and map endpapers. Hardcover. Corner tips gently bumped, spine slightly faded, else a very good plus copy; in a shelfworn illustrated dust jacket lightly chipped at the extremities, and with a short closed tear and associated creases to the lower rear panel. 
Presentation copy, inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. An authentic, carefully documented account of the Lone Star Republic's thirteen men-of-war. 224 pages; illustrated with four plates and two diagrams. Howes H485. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Jameson, Henry B. HEROES BY THE DOZEN
Abilene, Kansas: Shadinger-Wilson Printers, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Lower corner tips lightly bumped otherwise a near fine copy without dust jacket. 
Warmly inscribed by the author in the year of publication, 1961. 
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14 Knight, Phyllis SWITCHING THE ODDS
New York: St. Martin's, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with a short edge tear to front panel and light shelfwear. A Lil Ritchie mystery. 
Review copy with materials laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Landis, Jill Marie SUMMER MOON
New York: Ballantine Books, (2001). 0345440390 / 9780345440396 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid into a glossy blue publisher's folder. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
This hardcover debut by the author with a gift for writing women's fiction is set in 1870s Texas and features a mail order bride, a Texas Ranger, and a wild young commanche boy. 
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16 Lansdale, Joe R. SUNSET AND SAWDUST
London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, (2004). 0375414533 / 9780375414534 First U.K. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The multi-Bram Stoker and Edgar Award-winner sets this wild and woolly mystery in depression-era East Texas; begins with a cyclone and ends with a plague of grasshoppers. "Its peopled by the oddest bunch of characters ever to leap off the page."--P.W. 
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17 Maddox, Muriel LOVE AND BETRAYAL
(Sante Fe, N.M.): Sunstone Press, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A novel of love and violence set in Midland, Texas in 1949 by the author of LLANTARNAM. This copy has been SIGNED by the novelist/screenwriter on the front endpaper. 
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18 Mathis, Edward DARK STREAKS AND EMPTY PLACES
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1986). 0684186780 / 9780684186788 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine; in a somewhat rubbed, illustrated dust jacket that also shows some minor age-toning. 
The second Dan Roman mystery from the late author of FROM A HIGH PLACE. Dan is hired to find the missing granddaughter of a Texas timber tycoon. 
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19 Mathis, Edward FROM A HIGH PLACE
New York: Scribner's, (1985). 0684184923 / 9780684184920 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Nearly fine in an illustrated dust jacket that shows light rubbing and a hint of age-toning. 
Debut mystery by the late author featuring Texas private-eye Dan Roman, who is asked to investigate the recent death of an unassuming assistant librarian. "Dan Roman is a private eye with a heart as big as Texas."--Dorothy Salisbury Davis. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Mathis, Edward FROM A HIGH PLACE
New York: Scribner's, (1985). 0684184923 / 9780684184920 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket that shows light rubbing and a hint of age-toning. 
The first Dan Roman mystery from the late author of NATURAL PREY. Dan goes back to his Texas hometown for some rest, but ends up investigating the murder of a librarian. 
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