The charming first novel in a new comic crime series, from one of Britain's most-loved writers, the incomparable Lynne TrussBrighton, 1957. Inspector Steine rather enjoys his life as a policeman by the sea. No criminals, no crime, no stress.So it's really ... read more
|Author:||Arthur Conan Doyle|
|Reading Level:||very good|
The first story to feature Sherlock Holmes, wherein the detective resolves to solve the mystery of a corpse found at a derelict house with the word "RACHE" scrawled in blood on the wall beside the body. A story of lost love, revenge, and myster... read more
1986. A near fine copy.
|Series:||Inspector Montalbano Mysteries|
A Voice in the Night is the twentieth compelling crime novel in the phenomenally successful Inspector Montalbano mysteries by Andrea Camilleri. It occurred to him that he might not have had anything to do with Strangio's death. It was a voice in the night, an a... read more
2001. A paperback copy in near fine, unmarked condition.
At a dinner party given by his parents-in-law Comissario Brunetti meets Franca Marinello, the wife of a prosperous Venetian businessman. He's charmed - perhaps too charmed, suggests his wife Paola - by her Signora Marinello's love of Virgil and Cicero, but shocked by her appearance... read more
William Heinemann, 2009. A trade paperback copy in very good condition.
A glamorous cruise on a luxurious ocean liner turns deadly in this thrilling novel from the 'Queen of Suspense' and international bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark. Fleeing the humiliating arrest of her husband-to-be on the eve of their wedding, Celia Kilbride, a gems ... read more
Simon and Shuster, 2017. A trade paperback copy in near fine condition.
'As scarily plausible as it is utterly captivating, this is an absorbing and unforgettable debut.' Heat
'Raw, powerful, compassionate and deeply moving, with page-turning tension to the end. A stunning debut.' Karen Robinson, Sunday Times Crime Club
'You'll b... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2014.|
An intelligent, erotically charged thriller with deep moral implications
Yvonne Carmichael, renowned geneticist, public authority, happily married mother of two, sits in the accused box. The charge is murder. Across the courtroom, not meeting her eye, sits her alleged a... read more
A Massachusetts state investigator is called home from Knoxville, Tennessee, where he is completing a course at the National Forensic Academy. His boss, the district attorney, attractive but hard-charging, is planning to run for governor, and as a showcase she's planning to use a n... read more
2006. First UK edition. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine, unclipped d/w.
2018. A trade paperback copy in fine, unmarked condition.
2015. A proof copy in fine, unread condition.
nd (c 1945). First edition. A near fine copy only marked by a previous owners name to the front free endpaper. The d/w is unclipped and in good condition with edge wear, one repaired tear to the rear panel and light rubbing to the panels.