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AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By: AGATHA CHRISTIE

Price: $18.04

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM26947

ISBN: 0062204572

Condition: NEW


Millions of fans the world over got to know her beloved characters, Hercule Poirot, Miss Jane Marple, and the rest, yet for decades little was known about their creator. Dame Agatha Christie was a woman who scrupulously kept her private life hidden from view, dodging the press, granting no interviews, and even, for a brief time, famously disappearing. But shortly after the great lady's death, the silence was broken when An Autobiography was finally published.The wi... View more info

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GRAND TOUR

By: AGATHA CHRISTIE

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM26736

ISBN: 0062191225

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


In 1922 Agatha Christie set sail on a ten-month voyage around the world. Her husband, Archibald Christie, had been invited to join a trade mission to promote the British Empire Exhibition, and Christie was determined to go with him. It was a life-changing decision for the young novelist, a true voyage of discovery that would inspire her future writing for years to come.Placing her two-year-old daughter in the care of her sister, Christie set sail at the end of Janu... View more info

HOW GOOD A DETECTIVE ARE YOU?

By: AUSTIN RIPLEY

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM11662

ISBN: 0060804262

Condition: FAIR CONDITION


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TATTOOED GIRL : THE ENIGMA OF STIEG LARS

By: DAN BURSTEIN

Price: $14.24

Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM78336

ISBN: 0312610564

Condition: NEW


The fascinating stories behind what have been rightly called the "hottest books on the planet": "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, "and "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" Through insightful commentary and revealing interviews, you will enter the unique world of Lisbeth Salander, Mikael Blomkvist---and of Stieg Larsson himself---discovering the fascinating real-life experiences and incidents involving Swedish politics, violence aga... View more info

AGATHA CHRISTIE COMPANION

By: DENNIS SANDERS

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BERKLEY PUBLISHING GROUP:

Seller ID: IM132712

ISBN: 0425118452

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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DASHIELL HAMMETT A Life

By: DIANE JOHNSON

Price: $8.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM122429

ISBN: 0394505018

Condition: GOOD TORN DJ/COVER


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SUCH A STRANGE LADY

By: JANET HITCHMAN

Price: $5.00

Publisher: AVON BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM106780

ISBN: 0380308258

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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TALENTED MISS HIGHSMITH

By: JOAN SCHENKAR

Price: $12.00

Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM74489

ISBN: 0312363818

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


A 2010 "New York Times" Notable BookA 2010 Lambda Literary Award WinnerA 2009 Edgar Award NomineeA 2009 Agatha Award NomineeA "Publishers Weekly" Pick of the Week Patricia Highsmith, one of the great writers of twentieth-century American fiction, had a life as darkly compelling as that of her favorite "hero-criminal," the talented Tom Ripley. Joan Schenkar maps out this richly bizarre life from her birth in Texas to Hitchcock's filming of her first novel,... View more info

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SEARCH FOR ANNE PERRY

By: JOANNE DRAYTON

Price: $13.00

Publisher: ARCADE PUBLISHING:

Seller ID: IM400207

ISBN: 1628723246

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In 1994, director Peter Jackson released the movie "Heavenly Creatures," based on a famous 1950s matricide committed in New Zealand by two teenage girls embroiled in an obsessive relationship. The movie launched Jackson's international career. It also forever changed the life of Anne Perry, an award-winning, bestselling crime writer, who at the time of the movie's release was publicly outed at Juliet Hulme, one of the murderers. A new light was now cast, not only on Anne... View more info

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PIGEON TUNNEL

By: JOHN LE CARRE

Price: $16.15

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM492744

ISBN: 0735220786

Condition: NEW


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MYSTERY TRIVIA QUIZ BOOK

By: KITTY REESE

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BELL PUBLISHING:

Seller ID: IM491962

ISBN: 0517476746

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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HARDBOILED AND HIGH HEELED : THE WOMAN D

By: LINDA MIZEJEWSKI

Price: $15.00

Publisher: ROUTLEDGE:

Seller ID: IM131682

ISBN: 0415969719

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Can a gumshoe wear high heels? In a genre long dominated by men, women are now taking their place-as authors and as characters-alongside hard-boiled legends like Sam Spade and Mike Hammer. Hardboiled and High Heeled examines the meteoric rise of the female detective in contemporary film, television, and literature. Richly illustrated and written with a fan's love of the genre, Hardboiled and High Heeled is an essential introduction to women in detective fiction, from... View more info

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JIM THOMPSON : SLEEP WITH THE DEVIL

By: MICHAEL MCCAULEY

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MYSTERIOUS PRESS:

Seller ID: IM310374

ISBN: 0892963921

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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DELTA SOLUTION

By: PATRICK ROBINSON

Price: $4.00

Publisher: VANGUARD PRESS:

Seller ID: IM388615

ISBN: 1593157118

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


"New York Times" bestselling author Patrick Robinson is back with the third thriller in his page-turning Mack Bedford series: "The Delta Solution."For years, heavily armed Somali pirates have been capturing and holding for ransom massive cargo ships, violently demanding millions of dollars for their return. Each time an owner pays big for the return of their ship, the pirates immediately capture again, enraging the Pentagon. That is, until the "Somali Marines" make a ... View more info

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SAVAGE ART : A BIOGRAPHY OF JIM THOMPSON

By: ROBERT POLITO

Price: $10.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM123384

ISBN: 0394584074

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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CAT WHO...COMPANION

By: SHARON A. FEASTER

Price: $6.50

Publisher: BERKLEY PUBLISHING GROUP:

Seller ID: IM133647

ISBN: 0425174255

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Do you know where Qwilleran's fortune comes from...what the term "Down Below" refers to...what Polly Duncan calls her cat? Even if you don't know the ins and outs of Lilian Jackson Braun's multimillion-selling mystery series, the fans do...and they want to know more With this comprehensive compendium, they'll discover with more depth than ever the world of the sleuthing Siamese, quiz themselves on Cat Who legend and lore, and meet "The Lady Who", in an exclusive inter... View more info

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CAT WHO...COMPANION : COMPLETE GUIDE TO

By: SHARON A. FEASTER

Price: $6.50

Publisher: BERKLEY PUBLISHING GROUP:

Seller ID: IM133431

ISBN: 042516540X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Do you know where Qwilleran's fortune comes from...what the term "Down Below" refers to...what Polly Duncan calls her cat? Even if you don't know the ins and outs of Lilian Jackson Braun's multimillion-selling mystery series, the fans do...and they want to know more With this comprehensive compendium, they'll discover with more depth than ever the world of the sleuthing Siamese, quiz themselves on Cat Who legend and lore, and meet "The Lady Who", in an exclusive inter... View more info

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DECODING THE LOST SYMBOL : THE UNAUTHORI

By: SIMON COX

Price: $7.50

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM231711

ISBN: 0743287274

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Available four weeks after Brown's "The Lost Symbol" hits the market, Simon Cox, author of "Cracking the Da Vinci Code" and "Illuminating Angels and Demons," offers the definitive--and first--guide to the eagerly awaited follow-up to "The Da Vinci Code," featuring Robert Langdon. .Dan Brown and his phenomenally bestselling books often send readers searching for more information on secret societies, forgotten history, and more. Featuring eight pages of color photograph... View more info

SILK STALKINGS

By: VICTORIA NICHOLS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: BLACK LIZARD BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM307850

ISBN: 088739096X

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


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HEARTBREAK AND VINE : THE FATE OF HARDBO

By: WOODY HAUT

Price: $8.50

Publisher: SERPENT'S TAIL:

Seller ID: IM406477

ISBN: 1852426780

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


"Hardboiled in Hollywood "tells the story of the tangled relations between the great crime novelists, from Dashiell Hammett to Elmore Leonard, and the Hollywood machine. Haut begins by showing the huge debt Hollywood owed to writers like Hammett, Chandler and James M. Cain, as the film versions of novels like "The Maltese Falcon, The Big Sleep "and "Double Indemnity "came to define film noir. Almost every significant American crime novelist since has served their time... View more info