A Blood Affair

By: Roberts, Jan

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, Simon And Schuster: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000435

ISBN: 0671744542

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The author's debut novel. India Grey is in a Georgetown beauty salon, when suddenly it is held up, and India is forced into the back by one of the men. She is brutally raped and her only avenue of survival is to black out; she avoids witnessing her own attack and the murder of her assailant. But now there are three groups looking for her, wanting to know what she knows, and as a most valuable witness she becomes a target for murder. The red and black binding is fine. The jacket is bent at the spine top and has a tiny tear at the back top by the flap. 287 pages, no marks or tears. Price not cli... View more info

A Border Station

By: Connaughton, Shane

Price: $5.06

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000383

ISBN: 0140178562

Condition: Very Good


Set in Ireland, this is the story of a young boy's growing up. He has a love-hate relationship with his father, a frustrated sergeant in their almost crime-free village. He adores his tender, doting mother; his parents are the focus of his daily life growing up, highlighted in a series of poignant, humorous and at times frightening, but always absorbing, discoveries. ; 12mo over 6 3/4" - 7 3/4"; 165 pages View more info

A Border Station

By: Connaughton, Shane

Price: $5.52

Publisher: London, England, Penguin Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000384

ISBN: 0140178562

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Set in Ireland, this is the story of a young boy's growing up. He has a love-hate relationship with his father, a frustrated sargeant in their almost crime-free village. He adores his tender, doting mother; his parents are the focus of his daily life growing up, highlighted in a series of poignant, humorous and at times frightening, but always absorbing, discoveries. 165 pages, no marks or tears. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

A Charlie Brown Christmas

By: Namm, Diane (Adapted Text)

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Western Publishing: 1987

Seller ID: 000053

ISBN: 0307137236

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Everyone knows the story of A Charlie Brown Christmas. This book is beautifully illustrated and in fine condition. It is oversized. Story originally written in 1964, but this book came out in 1987 or 1988. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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A Farewell to Arms

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles Scribnerl's Sons: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004068

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


This is Hemingway's second novel, following The Sun Also Rises. It was published first in 1929. The binding is deep blue cloth with gold and silver lettering on the front and spine, with a silver stamp of a quill pen. There is very light wear to the spine ends and corners (shelf wear) . ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Glimpse of Scarlet : and Other Stories

By: Robinson, Roxana

Price: $13.84

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Harpercollins: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000861

ISBN: 0060163313

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


In this collection of short stories, the author probes the pain and joy of raising children, the allure of illicit love, the ordeal of divore, as well as more subtle events - the small but often exquisitely painful betrayals that litter the course of a life. But in her world, grace too can be near at hand, and Robinson balances harrowing portraits with stories that discover the possibility of reunion and renewel, and moments of transcendent loveliness that promise, and deliver, "merely great delight. " 200 pages, no marks or tears; jacket unclipped. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" t... View more info

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A Paradigm of Earth

By: Dorsey, Candas Jane

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Tor Books: 2002

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001593

ISBN: 0312877978

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


This is a science fiction parable about a woman named Morgan and her offbeat household. In the near future, when political and social conservatism dominate society, Morgan inherits a big, century-old mansion in a prairie city and moves there to rebuild her life. She fills the house with misfits and political outcasts - in a sense, orphans like herself. But the final tenant is one she never could have imagined: An alien child. Publisher's Weekly said of this book: "Dorsey has produced a powerful character study filled with color and highly emotive language. Morgan's development from a depre... View more info

A Place to Come To

By: Warren, Robert Penn

Price: $5.01

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000034

ISBN: 0394410645

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


This is a Southern novel involving love, passion, hate, and divorce. Edges of pages have some small undefinable marks. Jacket has 1" tear in back, some bends of top and bottom edges. The Random House mark is stamped on the top of the page edges. Price not clipped. Includes a very short biography of the author. Pages are fine, no tears or marks noted. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

A Season of Secrets

By: Cragin Herzig, Alison, and Lawrence Mali, Jane

Price: $11.07

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1982

Seller ID: CH-23025

Condition: Good


1982; HB. Ex-library. Binding is good, little wear on edges, scuffed on front. The pages are fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction::Mystery and Crime; Children::Juvenile. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: CH-23025. Hardcover View more info

A Stranger in the Dark

By: Smith, Alison

Price: $5.01

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company:

Seller ID: CH-12082

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


1985; HB. Original title A Trap of Gold. Pictoral binding is fine, no wear. Part of the Weekly Reader Especially for Girls series. 133 pages, fine, no marks or tears. 5.25" x 8" high. ; Octavo (standard book size); 133 pages View more info

A Stranger in the Dark

By: Smith, Alison

Price: $5.54

Publisher: Dodd, Mead And Company: 1988

Seller ID: CH-01066

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Weekly Reader Book. Writer is the winner of the International Reading Association Children's Book Award. Binding has a few small bends at spine corners. Former owner's name written in front. Binding tight, pages yellowed at corners. 133 pages, no marks or tears noted. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. View more info

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A Thorn Among the Lilies

By: Hiebert, Michael

Price: $10.12

Publisher: New York, Kensington Books: 2015

Edition: First Trade Edition; First Trade Paper Edition

Seller ID: 004452

ISBN: 1617737372

Condition: New


In this haunting and powerful novel, a long-ago tragedy echoes through small-town Alabama as one woman tries to track down a serial killer. Taut, suspenseful, and rich in Southern atmosphere, this is a mesmerizing novel of loss and vengeance, and the lengths some will go to out of loyalty and love. The cover has heavy flaps. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 292 pages View more info

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A Time for Silence

By: Carr, Philippa

Price: $10.12

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004324

ISBN: 0399136193

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


This is and addition to Carr's popular Cornwall Saga. Secrecy and betrayal haunt two young women after leaving London for finishing school in Europe. They had no idea of the trouble to come, including an out-of-wedlock baby, the German invasion of Belgium, and upon fleeing Europe with the Germans one step behind, blackmail so severe it leads to murder. DJ has a bit of wear at one corner. Philippa Carr also writes as Victoria Holt. ; Octavo (standard book size); 349 pages View more info

A Walk in Wolf Woods A Tale of Fantasy and Magic

By: Stewart, Mary

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004371

ISBN: 0688036791

Condition: As New in Good dust jacket


Magic is the only way to explain how children picknicking in Wolf Wood are sent back into long-ago to rescue a werwolf from his terrible fate (unlike some, this werwolf is very kind). How else but magic could a ruined castle come to life with so much derring-do, so many people, so many flags fluttering from every turret - indeed, so much 14th century eating and drinking! In the end, of course, the wicked enchanter is hideously punished and the lord of the castle and his betrayed friend are reunited; the children come back with an enchanted story to remember always. The jacket has several chips... View more info

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A War of Gifts An Ender Battle School Story

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Tor: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4407

ISBN: 0765312824

Condition: New in New dust jacket


At the Battle School, there is only one course of study: the strategy and tactics of war. Humanity Is fighting an alien race, and we fight as one. Students are drawn from all nations, races and religions from their families as children; there is no room for culturual differences, religion, and no Santa Claus. But some young warriors disagree. When a Dutch student leaves a Sinterklaas Day gift in another Dutch student's shoe, that small act of rebellion sets of a war of wills that the staff never bargained for. The binding is blue with gold stars on the front and gold lettering. ; 16mo 6" ... View more info

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A War of Gifts An Ender Battle School Story

By: Card, Orson Scott

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Tor: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004407

ISBN: 0765312824

Condition: New in New dust jacket


At the Battle School, there is only one course of study: the strategy and tactics of war. Humanity Is fighting an alien race, and we fight as one. Students are drawn from all nations, races and religions from their families as children; there is no room for culturual differences, religion, and no Santa Claus. But some young warriors disagree. When a Dutch student leaves a Sinterklaas Day gift in another Dutch student's shoe, that small act of rebellion sets of a war of wills that the staff never bargained for. The binding is blue with gold stars on the front and gold lettering. ; 16mo 6" ... View more info

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After Life

By: Ellis, Rhian

Price: $11.07

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Viking Penguin: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000621

ISBN: 0670892424

Condition: New in New dust jacket


This is the author's debut novel. It is about a woman named Naomi Ash, and Train Line, the town she lives in. The town is full of psychics, levitators, mind readers and all manner of occult practices. Beautifully written, this is a novel of secrets and lies, of a young woman's vision; of fakery, fraud and hovering spirits. It unveils a world where the secrets of the dead cannot stay buried and where Naomi's past must confront her precarious present. The black jacket is fine, as is the black & white binding. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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After Life: an Ethnographic Novel

By: Hecht, Tobias

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Durham, NC, Duke University Press: 2006

Seller ID: 002803

ISBN: 0822337886

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Bruna Verissimo, a youth from the hardscrabble streets of Recife, in Northeast Brazil, spoke with the author over the course of many years, reliving her early childhood in a raging and destitute home, her initiation into the world of prostitution at a time when her contemporaries had barely started school, and her coming of age against all odds. Tobias Hecht had originally intended to write a biography of Verissimo. But with interviews ultimately spanning a decade, he couldn't ignore his sense that much of what he had been told wasn't, strictly speaking, true. In Verissimo's recounting of her ... View more info

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Ai! Pedrito! : when Intelligence Goes Wrong

By: Hubbard, L. Ron; Anderson, Kevin J.

Price: $7.82

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, U. S. A., Bridge Pubns: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002072

ISBN: 1573181218

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


It has been said that somewhere in the world you have an exact double. This rocket-ride of a novel ignites with the sudden cry of "Ai Pedrito, " as Navel Lieutenant Tom Smith discovers that his exact look-alike is the notorious spy, Pedrito Miraflores. As the intrigue builds and the plot unfolds, New York Times bestselling authors L. Ron Hubbard and Kevin J. Anderson take Smith - and the reader - on a rollicking and unpredictable adventure through the world of spies and double agents, lovers and enemies (often one and the same) . Inspired by a real incident in the life of Hubbard, this... View more info

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All the Lives He Led

By: Pohl, Frederik

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, TOR: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003959

Condition: New in New dust jacket


In A. D. 79 Vesuvius erupted, burying Pompeii under tons of ash, preserving evidence of the city's life before the catastrophe. Now, in 2079, Pompeii is a theme park. In the "new" ancient city, workers act as "authentic" Pompeiians and each morning state-of-the-art virtual reality restores the ruins to their pre-eruption splendor and peoples the city with VR ancients. One of the workers, doing well in Pompeii after Yellowstone Park erupted, spreading ash on much of North America, is searching for his girlfriend. He finds information that terrorists may have killed a coworker, a... View more info

Ambassador of the Dead

By: Melnyczuk, Askold

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Washington, D. C. , U. S.a., Counterpoint: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001294

ISBN: 1582431329

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


A harrowing tale about friendship and love, America and the immigrant's dream, this book introduces Ada Kruk, who is at once Mary and Medea, Sarah and Medusa. A study of ambitions gone awry and appetites too easily gratified, this novel is also an unflinching meditation on exile, assimilation and the price of love. The characters are haunting and vividly drawn. Remainder. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

An Isolated Incident

By: Sloan, Susan R.

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Warner Books: 1998

Seller ID: N-19023

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


DJ has light wear at the top and bottom spine. 354 pages, no tears. Spine is tight. 5.75" x 8.5" high. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

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And all Our Wounds Forgiven

By: Lester, Julius

Price: $7.36

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Harvest Books: 1996

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001566

ISBN: 0156003309

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Publisher's Weekly, in a starred review, said about this book "Lester's emotionally wrenching novel brings about the civil rights movement full circle, and readers will finish the book with a new perspective on the racial divisiveness that plagues America today. This is the multilayered story of the brief, turbulent, charismatic life of John Calvin Marshall, the man who, in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, became first a spokesman, then a leader, and finally a shining symbol of the new generation of blacks who were demanding their full rights as citizens. The novel is told from the ... View more info

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And all Our Wounds Forgiven

By: Lester, Julius

Price: $7.36

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Harvest Books: 1996

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001567

ISBN: 0156003309

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Publisher's Weekly, in a starred review, said about this book "Lester's emotionally wrenching novel brings about the civil rights movement full circle, and few readers will finish the book without a new perspective on the racial divisiveness that plagues America today. This is the multilayered story of the brief, turbulent, charismatic life of John Calvin Marshall, the man who, in the nascent civil rights movement of the 1960s, became first a spokesman, then a leader, and finally a shining symbol of the new generation of blacks who were demanding their full rights as citizens. The novel is... View more info

And Another Thing...: Douglas Adams's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Part Six of Three

By: Colfer, Eoin

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, NY, Hyperion Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003812

Condition: New in New dust jacket


From the author of the Artemis Fowl series is an unexpected, but very welcome, sixth installment of Douglas Adams' hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy series. It features a pantheon of unemployed gods, everyone's favorite renegade Galactic President, a lovestruck green alien, an irritating computer, and at least one very large slab of cheese. Blue binding with gold print on the spine. The jacket has a bit of edgewear at the bottom. Pages i-x, 1-275.; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info