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If It Bleeds

By: Bonnie Hearn Hill

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Mira: September 2006

Seller ID: 87683

ISBN: 0778323390

Condition: Used - Good


It's a newspaper mantra--the most gruesome stories always run on the front page to get people's attention. But when Corina Vasquez lands a bloody lead story, she attracts the attention of a killer. Newly promoted as the assistant to Matthew Henderson, California's "Valley Voice" investigative reporter, Corina wants only to prove to her boss, her coworkers--and herself--that she's the right choice for the job. When the body of the city's first woman mayor is discovered in a dusty vineyard--and her boss is nowhere to be found--Corina gets her chance. Then a second brutal murder connects... View more info

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Off The Record

By: Bonnie Hill

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Mira: November 2006

Seller ID: 11792

ISBN: 0778323579

Condition: Used - Good


Journalist Geri LaRue is outraged when she loses the paper's "Off the Record" column to an insufferable colleague. To salvage her career and her waning self-confidence, Geri needs a break--and fast. The perfect story comes when successful businesswoman Kathleen Fowler is found dead--her battered body dropped from the balcony of her home to the cliffs below. But Geri doesn't have to chase this story; she inherits it. Somehow she has been named the murdered woman's sole beneficiary, despite never having met her. As Geri sets out to discover why the estate has been left to her, everything lead... View more info

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Off The Record

By: Bonnie Hill

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Mira: November 2006

Seller ID: 11793

ISBN: 0778323579

Condition: Used - Good


Journalist Geri LaRue is outraged when she loses the paper's "Off the Record" column to an insufferable colleague. To salvage her career and her waning self-confidence, Geri needs a break--and fast. The perfect story comes when successful businesswoman Kathleen Fowler is found dead--her battered body dropped from the balcony of her home to the cliffs below. But Geri doesn't have to chase this story; she inherits it. Somehow she has been named the murdered woman's sole beneficiary, despite never having met her. As Geri sets out to discover why the estate has been left to her, everything lead... View more info

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Cutline

By: Bonnie Hill

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Mira: October 2006

Seller ID: 11794

ISBN: 0778323471

Condition: Used - Good


Twenty-two minutes--that's all it takes for reporter Geri LaRue to realize her friend, award-winning journalist Leta Blackburn, is missing. Leta would have been covering the sensational story--and investigating the forensics report that showed the priest was engaged in sexual activities at the time of his murder. With a ruthless colleague suggesting Geri knows more than she'll admit, she turns to a prominent shrink for help, taking with her a folder full of notes that points to the rarest and most deadly of killers: a woman. Therapist Malcolm Piercy is the only one who understands what goes... View more info

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Deadly Harvest (Father Mark Townsend Mystery)

By: Brad Reynolds

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Avon: October 1999

Seller ID: 10521

ISBN: 0380798441

Condition: Used - Good


A dedicated Jesuit priest, Father Mark Townsend is closely involved with the people of St. Joseph, and the young parishioner's letter sounds desperate. Angelina Sandoval Ybarra is a journalist writing a story about the mysterious end-of-the-world preacher Brother Gabriel, and Father Mark loses no time in heading for Yakima Valley where the faithful are gathering.Brother Gabriel's preaching has drawn flocks of converts, many from the Catholic church. There have been tales of visions of the Virgin Mary, the second coming of Christ, and the Rapture that has already begun. Most disturbing is th... View more info

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Don't Ever Tell

By: Brandon Massey

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Pinnacle: July 2008

Seller ID: 47112

ISBN: 078601993X

Condition: Used - Good


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With Full Malice

By: Brenda Hill

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Worldwide Library Suspense: January 2015

Seller ID: 68290

ISBN: 0373189680

Condition: Used - Good


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Sleep with the Fishes

By: Brian M. Wiprud

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dell Publishing: October 2006

Seller ID: 10367

ISBN: 0440243130

Condition: Used - Good


Wiseguy Sid "Sleep" Bifulco doesn't need no stinkin' witness protection program. The mobster-turned-snitch, who always put his victims gently to sleep before whacking them, did his prison time and now has a new rural hideaway and a new avocation: trout fishing in a scenic river valley. Except that a bunch of local yokels won't leave him alone. From a sexy trout dealer in crimson hiking boots to a cop married to a pregnant porn star, everybody in this little town has an angle, a grudge or a crush on somebody. And Sid needs to figure out these yahoos fast--because with a vicious Mafia killer... View more info

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Jack, Knave and Fool (Sir John Fielding)

By: Bruce Alexander

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Berkley: October 1999

Seller ID: 120198

ISBN: 0425171205

Condition: Used - Good


When a jolly earl drops dead and a severed head washes ashore on the banks of the Thames, Sir John Fielding and his assistant embark on an investigation that will take them from the streets of London's seediest neighborhoods to the living rooms of its stateliest mansions... View more info

I Know My Name

By: C. J. Cooke

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: September 2018

Seller ID: 121604

ISBN: 1538747901

Condition: Used - Good


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As Dead As It Gets

By: Cady Kalian

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Forge Books: June 2007

Seller ID: 9512

ISBN: 0765352265

Condition: Used - Good


Maggie Mars used to be a journalist on the East Coast, but now she's come to L.A. to make a name for herself as a screenwriter... and maybe live her fantasy of someday meeting Jack Nicholson. When Roger Urban, her long-time mentor and friend, is found dead--in a splashy red garter and bra--Maggie is determined to find his killer. Helping Maggie are her legal eagle of a boyfriend and her batty father. Not to mention an L.A. cop who thinks Maggie just might identify the killer. Because of her curiosity and stubbornness--or because he is her ex-boyfriend? Maggie's always wanted to see he... View more info

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A Few Good Murders (Maggie Mars Mysteries)

By: Cady Kalian

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Forge Books: September 2008

Seller ID: 69135

ISBN: 0765352273

Condition: Used - Good


Maggie Mars is a struggling screenwriter whose big break is happening now. Her latest script is being filmed and Maggie's on the set. But Maggie thinks that the lead actress is playing her character all wrong and tells her. A screaming match ensues. So when said actress is found dead with her head bashed in with her own Oscar, Maggie is viewed as a "person of interest." She tries to keep a low profile and cooperate with the police. Complicating things is the fact that one of the deputies on the case is a former lover of Joe Camanetti, the sometime/longtime love of Maggie's life. And somewhere ... View more info

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The Italian Secretary: A Further Adventure of Sherlock Holmes

By: Caleb Carr

Price: $4.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks: May 2006

Seller ID: 97599

ISBN: 0312939132

Condition: Used - Good


Mycroft Holmes's encoded message to his brother, Sherlock, is unsubtle enough even for Dr. Watson to decipher: a matter concerning the safety of Queen Victoria herself calls them to Edinburgh's Holyrood House to investigate the confounding and gruesome deaths of two young men--horrific incidents that took place with her highness in residence. The victims were crushed in a manner surpassing human power. And while recent attempts on her majesty's life raise a number of possibilities, these intrigues also seem strangely connected to an act of evil that took place centuries earlier For indeed,... View more info

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Dark Matter

By: Cameron Cruise

Price: $3.50

Publisher: N/A: July 2008

Seller ID: 11125

ISBN: 0778325032

Condition: Used - Good


There are those among us whose mental capacity is so evolved that they are able to tap into abilities that are beyond this world. Often diagnosed as autistic, these medical marvels have led quiet lives, ignored by science. Until now. One by one, these special "Indigo children" are disappearing and turning up dead. Now a boy handcuffed in a basement awaits his turn while two predators fulfill a mission for a madman.Caring for her own autistic brother, FBI agent Carin Barnes is driven to find the missing boy and hunt down his abductors--psychic twins Adam and Evie. At the command of the... View more info

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The Collector

By: Cameron Cruise

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Mira: January 2007

Seller ID: 11126

ISBN: 0778324087

Condition: Used - Good


She lies in a pool of her own blood. More blood decorates one wall in macabre finger paintings. The victim is a fortune teller from the Little Saigon community of Westminster, California--a seemingly random murder. Detective Seven Bushard wonders cynically if she saw it coming. When local artist Gia Moon shows up at the precinct claiming to have had visions of another murder yet to happen, Seven doesn't buy it. Some say Gia's paintings give a glimpse into the next world, but all Seven knows is cold, hard evidence. But when her prediction comes true, his investigation becomes a hunt for a se... View more info

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The Carbon Murder (A Gloria Lamerino Mystery)

By: Camille Minichino

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Worldwide: January 2004

Seller ID: 9320

ISBN: 0373265220

Condition: Used - Good


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The Lady Chapel (An Owen Archer Mystery)

By: Candace M. Robb

Price: $3.50

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks: May 1995

Seller ID: 72846

ISBN: 0312954603

Condition: Used - Good


Owen Archer, the intriguing Welsch archer-turned-sleuth, is back-in another riveting challenge to Ellis Peters High summer, 1365-and York is glorious with pageantry for the Feast of Corpus Christi. But wool merchant Will Crounce, who acts in "The Last Judgement," meets his maker all too soon, his throat slit in the shadow of the great cathedral. When Crounce's severed hand is found in fellow-merchant Gilbert Ridley's tavern lodging, the Archbishop calls in Own Archer. To unravel a second murder, and the grisly warning of another severed hand, Owen will need his sharp mind, his bow and... View more info

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The Riddle of St. Leonard's (Owen Archer Mysteries)

By: Candace Robb

Price: $3.50

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks: November 1998

Seller ID: 53935

ISBN: 0312966512

Condition: Used - Good


Medieval York is wrapped in a dangerous riddle that only Owen Archer can unfurl. The fetid summer heat of 1369 has the citizens of York besieging Owen Archer's apothecary wife, Lucie, for physicks against noxious vapors. But more than pestilence is in the air. Owen is summoned to investigate the theft of rare treasures from St. Leonard's Hospital and the untimely deaths of aging patients. What links a brutal robbery, a fatal fire, a lay sister some still call whore, and a homeless urchin who shoots an arrow as straight as Owen himself? Country lore and town gossip lead him deep into th... View more info

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Murder in the Milk Case (Trish Cunningham Mystery Series #1) (Heartsong Presents Mysteries #2)

By: Candice Miller Speare

Price: $2.49

Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Inc: December 2007

Seller ID: 10454

ISBN: 1597894710

Condition: Used - Good


When mommy and wife, Trish Cunningham, finds the body of pharmacist Jim Bob Jenkins behind the two-percent milk, she knows she' having a bad day. Worse, she's a suspect. Sleuthing to exonerate herself from murder charges, she shakes up a murderer who has nothing to lose by killing any one in the way - including Trish. View more info

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Murder in Belleville (An Aimee Leduc Investigation, Vol. 2)

By: Cara Black

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Soho Crime: April 2002

Seller ID: 68956

ISBN: 1569472793

Condition: Used - Good


Tension runs high in this working-class neighborhood as a hunger strike to protest strict immigration laws escalates among the Algerian immigrants. Aimee barely escapes death in a car bombing in this tale of terrorism and greed in the shadows of Paris. View more info

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Nature Girl

By: Carl Hiaasen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: August 2008

Seller ID: 26484

ISBN: 0446400661

Condition: Used - Good


From "the funniest important writer in America" (Miami Herald) comes a tale that is gleefully zany and incisively sharp and now available in trade paperback for the first time. View more info

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Native Tongue

By: Carl Hiaasen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vision: November 2004

Seller ID: 31442

ISBN: 0446613207

Condition: Used - Good


Now reissued--one of the most beloved novels by the"New York Times" bestselling author in which dedicated, if somewhat demented, environmentalists battle sleazy real estate developers in the Florida Keys. View more info

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Native Tongue

By: Carl Hiaasen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vision: November 2004

Seller ID: 31750

ISBN: 0446613207

Condition: Used - Good


Now reissued--one of the most beloved novels by the"New York Times" bestselling author in which dedicated, if somewhat demented, environmentalists battle sleazy real estate developers in the Florida Keys. View more info

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Basket Case

By: Carl Hiaasen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: January 2003

Seller ID: 51607

ISBN: 044661193X

Condition: Used - Good


Once a hotshot investigative reporter, Jack Tagger now bangs out obituaries for a South Florida daily, "plotting to resurrect my career by yoking my byline to some famous stiff." Jimmy Stoma, the infamous front man of Jimmy and the Slut Puppies, dead in a fishy-smelling scuba "accident" may be just the stiff Jack needs-if only he can figure out what happened. Standing in the way are among others] an editor who wants Jack to "break her cherry," Stoma's ambitious pop-singer widow, and the soulless, profit-hungry newspaper owner Jack once publicly humiliated. As clues from Stoma's music give Jac... View more info

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Native Tongue

By: Carl Hiaasen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vision: November 2004

Seller ID: 55197

ISBN: 0446613207

Condition: Used - Good


Now reissued--one of the most beloved novels by the"New York Times" bestselling author in which dedicated, if somewhat demented, environmentalists battle sleazy real estate developers in the Florida Keys. View more info

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Double Whammy

By: Carl Hiaasen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: June 1987

Seller ID: 70594

ISBN: 0446352764

Condition: Used - Good


R. J. Decker, trailer park resident and neophyte private eye, teams up with a half-blind, half-mad hermit -- and faces down television evangelists, dangerous women, pistol-packing rednecks, and a pit bull -- to solve a fishy murder. Warner has over 425,000 paperback copies in print."A murder sizzler that is everything....It places Hiaasen up there with Ross Thomas and Donald Westlake as a wildly imaginative caper writer....I went for "Double Whammy" hook, line, and sinker". -- Washington Post Book World View more info

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Tourist Season

By: Carl Hiaasen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Warner Books: May 1995

Seller ID: 88969

ISBN: 0446343455

Condition: Used - Good


The only trace of the first victim was his Shriner's fez washed up on the Miami beach. The second victim, the head of the city's chamber of commerce, was found dead with a toy rubber alligator lodged in his throat. And that was just the beginning... Now Brian Keyes, reporter turned private eye, must move from muckraking to rooting out murder, in a caper that will mix football players, politicians, and police with a group of fanatics and a very hungry crocodile. View more info

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Double Whammy

By: Carl Hiaasen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: June 2018

Seller ID: 106480

ISBN: 1538729520

Condition: Used - Good


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Native Tongue

By: Carl Hiaasen

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Fawcett: November 1992

Seller ID: 111724

ISBN: 0449221180

Condition: Used - Good


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Strip Tease

By: Carl Hiaasen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vision: July 1994

Seller ID: 116521

ISBN: 0446600660

Condition: Used - Good


Murder, politics, and G-strings collide in this caper from the bestselling author of Tourist Season. Hilarity and chaos break out in a strip joint when a bachelor party gets out of hand, making the drunken guest of honor a threat to "big money" and "big government." View more info