Category: Mystery


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A Nugget of Gold

By: Pople, Maureen

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Henry Holt & Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000809

ISBN: 0805009841

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

The nugget of gold Sally Matthews finds on her friends' farm doesn't look like much at first. But as she examines it more closely, Sally finds the century-old nugget had been made into a brooch. And it is inscribed with "Ann Bird Jem Ever. " Sally is sure the gold piece holds a secret of the past. Determined to shed light on the years that separate the two girls, Sally is led deep into a mystery - and a love story that's a hundred years old. The binding on this retired library book is fine, as is the jacket covered in mylar; the mylar has a few scuffs. Light on library marks. 183 pages... View more info

Boys Against Girls

By: Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, Delacorte Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000500

ISBN: 0385320817

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Caroline's friend/enemy Wally tells her that a strange animal, called an abaguchie, has been seen in the area. He adds that the bones from one were found a few years back in the Bookstore cellar. He warns her not to search for herself, but Caroline will do anything to uncover the secret of those bones. Will Wally be able to foil her plans? The front board is bent back a bit at the spine.141 pages, no marks/tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Monster Hunters: Mystery of the Kidnapped Kidnapper

By: Garden, Nancy

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1994

Seller ID: 000438

ISBN: 0671760084

Condition: As New with no dust jacket

A 'Weekly Reader' book. Casey is a prisoner of a living dinosaur-like creature in the Boston Science Museum! This is a case for the Monster Hunters! Binding is fine. 175 pages, no marks or tears. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Rod Serling's the Twilight Zone

By: Gibson, Walter B. (Adapted by)

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000537

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket

This volume contains 13 new stories from the supernatural, especially written for young people. To give them authenticity, all are based, in varying degrees, on well-recorded incidents or experiences in which many persons have sincerely believed. Stories include Back There, Judgment Night, the Tiger God, Return From Oblivion, The Riddle of the Crypt, Dead Man's Chest, and many others. The binding has light wear at the corners and the bottom edge. Both spine ends are bent in and a bit worn. The jacket has several small to medium tears, some repaired, and is torn at each corner. There are severa... View more info

Someone's Mother is Missing

By: Mazer, Harry

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Delacorte Press: 1980

Seller ID: CH-23026

Condition: Good

Ex-library, Gaylord jacket cover. The jacket is in very good condition, one tiny hole. Spine is tight. Book is for ages 12 and up. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children::General; Children::Mystery. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: CH-23026. Hardcover View more info

The Flying Boys to the Rescue

By: Ellis, Edward S.

Price: $20.24

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Co.: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004026

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

#2 in the Flying Boys series. The illustrated dust jacket shows the Flying Boys galloping through the brush. The frontispiece shows them perilously hanging on to the wing of an airplane. The jacket, in a protective cover, has some repaired folds and tears at the bottom. One tear is 2 1/2" long at the bottom. There are chips at the spine ends and a 1 1/4" tear at the rear bottom. Both flaps have some small missing pieces at the lower edge of the fold. The binding is half red on the cover with an airplane in the middle. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Ghost of Follonsbee's Folly

By: Hightower, Florence

Price: $5.54

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1958

Seller ID: CH-01133

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

Father buys a house in the country and he got a wonderful buy. He's sure the real estate person didn't know the value, from an historic and architectural point of view. Nobody mentioned the ghost. Weekly reader children's book club edition. Binding has very light wear at edges. Pages are fine, no marks or tears; illustrations in black & white. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

The Ghost on Saturday Night

By: Fleischman, Sid

Price: $5.06

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little Brown And Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000412

ISBN: 0316285838

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

A terrific story about a couple of crooks who come to town and claim they're going to raise the ghost of an outlaw that Saturday night. Unfortunately for them, the fog confuses them as they're trying to get out of town and they get caught. It turns out they robbed the bank before their show. Cover is in great condition, light wear at all corners. The cover is bright. 57 pages, no marks or tears. The young boy turns out to be the hero of the story. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

The Golden Door; Red Badge Detective

By: Spicer, Bart

Price: $5.06

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company:

Seller ID: CH-12145

Condition: Very Good Condition

1951; HB. Binding is very good, slight wear on edges, top of spine has a tear in the binding as does the bottom of the spine. Ex-lib. 216 pages, 5.5" x 8.5" high. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children::Mystery; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: CH-12145. Hardcover View more info

The Hardy Boys; The Mystery of the Chinese Junk

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1960

Seller ID: CH-01218

Condition: Very Good

#39 The binding is good; slight wear at bottom edges. Heavy pictoral boards. Ex-lib. Child's bookplate on inside front cover, usual remains from library book. Bright, no marks or tears noted. The inside covers have been recovered to white. The spine is blue with the Hardy Boys in an orange circle. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children::Series; Children::Mystery. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: CH-01218. Hardcover View more info

The Missing Ball of String

By: Robison, Nancy

Price: $8.28

Publisher: Champaign, Illinois, Garrard Pub Co: 1977

Seller ID: 002737

ISBN: 0811643069

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

This book for young readers involves two brothers and a sister searching for a missing ball of string that they just had! It is Spring, and with birds building nests, you never know what will happen! Unpaginated, large print, well illustrated throughout. The covers are a bit lightened at the top and spine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

The Mystery of the Pilgrim Trading Post

By: Molloy, Anne

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Hastings House: 1964

Seller ID: CH-12156

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

Young America Book Club Edition. Pictorial boards. Top of spine has slight wear. 160 pages are tanned. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info