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Rumple and the Penge Bungalow Murders
by  John Mortimer  
Publisher Viking
Published Date 2004
ISBN 067091522x
First Edition   First Printing  
£12.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine read once very carefully condition. Not price-clipped - shows price of 16.99.
Synopsis
Horace Rumpole - cigar-smoking, claret-drinking, Wordsworth-spouting defender of some unlikely clients - often speaks of the great murder trial which revealed his talents as an advocate and made his reputation down at the Bailey when he was still a young man. Now, for the first time, the sensational story of the Penge Bungalow Murders case is told in full: how, shortly after the war, Rumpole took on the seemingly impossible task of defending young Simon Jerold, accused of murdering his father and his father's friend with a German officer's ......more
 
 
     
REVENGER
by  Rory Clements  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 29 April 2010
ISBN 9781848540835
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£14.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page. Very fine/very fine NEW.
1592. England and Spain are at war, yet there is peril at home, too. The death of her trusted spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham has left Queen Elizabeth vulnerable. Conspiracies multiply. The quiet life of John Shakespeare is shattered by a summons from Robert Cecil, the cold but deadly young statesman who dominated the last years of the Queen's long reign, insisting Shakespeare re-enter government service. His mission: to find vital papers, now in the possession of the Earl of Essex. Essex is the brightest star in the firmament, a man of ambition. He woos the Queen, thirty-three years ......more
 
 
     
Reunion with Murder.
by  Timothy Fuller  
Publisher Penguin
Published Date 1952
ISBN n/a
First Edition  
£6.99
First Penguin edition. VG condition. Number 848....more
 
 
     
Ressurection Men
by  Ian Rankin  
Publisher Orion Books
Published Date 2 January 2002
ISBN 0752821318
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£13.75
Hardback book in dudtjacket. VG+/VG+ read condition. Some pinching and creasing to the top of the spine. Signed by Ian Rankin with his noughts nad crosses motif directly on the title page.
Synopsis
Synopsis Rebus is off the case - literally. A few days into a murder inquiry following the brutal death of an Edinburgh art dealer, Rebus blows up at DCS Gill Templer. He is sent to the Scottish Police College for 'retraining' - in other words, he's in the Last Chance Saloon. Rebus is given an old, unsolved case to work on, in order to teach him and others the merits of teamwork. But there are those in the team who have their own secrets - and they'll stop at nothing to protect them. As ......more
 
 
     
Reputation for a Song
by  Edward Grierson  
Publisher Penguin
Published Date 1955
ISBN n/a
First Edition  
£6.99
First Penguin edition. Number 1083. G- condition. Spine lean. Water mark to bottom right hand corner of front cover and first 100 pages. ...more
 
 
     
Recalled to Life
by  Reginald Hill  
Publisher Collins
Published Date 2 September 1992
ISBN 0002323885
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£21.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Very fine/very fine. Signed by Regilad Hill directly on the title page. Not price-clipped - shows price of 14.99.
A Dalziel and Pascoe novel
Synopsis
1963. It was the year of the Profumo Scandal, the Great Train Robbery, the Kennedy Assassination -- and the Mickeldore Hall Murder. The guests at the Hall that weekend had included a Tory minister, a CIA officer specializing in dirty tricks, a British diplomat with royal connections -- and Cissy Kohler, a young American nanny who had come to England for love. And love kept her in England for nearly thirty years. In jail. For murder. Detective Superintendent Andrew Dalziel is convinced that Cissy ......more
 
 
     
Rebus's Scotland
by  Ian Rankin  
Publisher Orion Books
Published Date 15 September 2005
ISBN 0752852450
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£25.00
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/fine new unread condition. Signed by the author on the title page.
Synopsis
This evocative and stunningly produced book highlights the places that inspired the settings for the Inspector Rebus novels. It is the modern-day Scotland that the tourist never sees. The book is part biography of Rebus, revealing how he came into being, who he is, and what his Scotland is like. It is also partly an autobiography of Ian Rankin, explaining where he comes from and what his inspirations are. Beautifully illustrated throughout, with pictures that reflect the text, this is the perfect gift for anyone interested in Scotland or in the novels of Ian Rankin. ...more
 
 
     
RANDOM
by  Craig Robertson  
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Published Date 1 April 2010
ISBN 9781847379887
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£19.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Very fine/very fine brand new. Signed and dated by the author directly on the title page.
Product Description
Glasgow is being terrorised by a serial killer the media have nicknamed The Cutter. The murders have left the police baffled. There seems to be neither rhyme nor reason behind the killings; no kind of pattern or motive; an entirely different method of murder each time, and nothing that connects the victims except for the fact that the little fingers of their right hands have been severed. If DS Rachel Narey could only work out the key to the seemingly random murders, how and why the killer selects his victims, she would be well on her way to ......more
 
 
     
Port Mortuary
by  Patricia Cornwell  
Publisher Little Brown
Published Date 28 October 2010
ISBN 9781408702353
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£18.99
Hardback in dustjact. Signed by the author directly on the title page. First edition first printing. Verry fine very fine brand new condition.
Product Description
Kay Scarpetta has been training at the Dover Port Mortuary, mastering the art of 'virtual autopsy' - a groundbreaking procedure that could soon revolutionise forensic science. And it is not too long before these new skills urgently need to be put into practice. A young man drops dead, apparently from a heart condition, eerily close to Scarpetta's home. But when his body is examined the next morning, there are stunning indications that he may have been alive when he was zipped inside a pouch and locked inside the ......more
 
 
     
Poisoned Relations
by  Georges Simenon  
Publisher Penguin
Published Date 1958
ISBN n/a
First Edition  
£6.99
First Penguin edition. Number 1219. Good condition...more
 
 
     
Plain Murder
by  C. S. Forester  
Publisher Penguin
Published Date 1951
ISBN n/a
First Edition  
£6.99
First Penguin edition. Good condition. Water stain to top right hand corner of rear cover and first few pages from the back....more
 
 
     
On Beulah Height
by  Reginald Hill  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 16 February 1998
ISBN 0002325268
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£16.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Signed by Reginald Hill directly on the title page. Near fine/VG. Crease to centre of spine of dustjacket. Signed by author. A Dalziel and Pascoe novel. Some tanning to page edges. Not price-clipped - shows price of 16.99. No previous owner inscriptions. Spine good and straight.
A Dalziel and Pascoe novel
Synopsis
Fifteen years ago a community was moved out of Dendale to make way for a new reservoir. Everyone left except for the four inhabitants nobody could find - Benny Lightfoot and the three little girls he was suspected of abducting. Now another girl has disappeared. ...more
 
 
     
My Dark Places
by  James Ellroy  
Publisher Century.
Published Date October 1996
ISBN 0712675884
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£11.99
Hardbck book in dustjacket. Fine/fine used condition. Signed by Ellroy directly on the title page. Not price-clipped - shows price of 16.99. No previous owner inscriptions.
An investigation into the murder of crime writer, James Ellroy's mother. She was murdered in 1958 and the case was never solved, leaving her son to embark on years of petty crime and drinking. Only later, as a writer, did he begin to delve into his past and set out to solve the mystery...more
 
 
     
Morality for Beautiful Girls
by  Alexander McCall Smith  
Publisher Polygon
Published Date 1992
ISBN 022403281x
First Edition   First Printing  
£14.99
Paperback original. First edition first printing. VG+ used condition. Slight bruising to front cover corners. Slight bumping to a few page corners. No reading lines to spine....more
 
 
     
Moonspender
by  Jonathan Gash  
Publisher Collins
Published Date 17 November 1986
ISBN 0002320851
First Edition   First Printing  
£25.00
Hardbck book in dustjacket. Fine/fine used condition. Not price-clipped - shows proce of 8.95 net.
Synopsis
A Lovejoy novel. His friend, George Prentis, is gored to death in a field, and the motive is very shady. Pursued by amorous women, writ-servers and hoodlums, Lovejoy hopes to lure the killer into a field at night, using a fake Roman bronze as bait, but treasure-seekers and witches are in the woods. ...more
 
 
     
Miss Marple and the Thirteen Problems
by  Agatha Christie  
Publisher Penguin
Published Date 1953
ISBN n/a
First Edition  
£6.99
First Penguin edition. VG condition. Number 929....more
 
 
     
Like A Charm
by  Karin Slaughter  
Publisher Century.
Published Date 5 February 2004
ISBN 1844133737
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£13.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near Fine/Near fine unread condition. Some bumping to book and dustjacket at the top of the spine. Signed by Karin Slaughter on the title page.
Synopsis
Karin Slaughter (Editor) - collection of crime stories from some of the finest crime writers.
With each crime writer picking up the story in their usual locale, each of the authors tell a gripping story of murder, betrayal and intrigue. Running through each story is a charm bracelet which brings bad luck wherever it's found. Set in locations ranging from nineteenth-century Georgia to wartime Leeds, the book features stories from contributors such as Peter Robinson (writing about 1940s Leeds), ......more
 
 
     
LazyBones
by  Mark Billingham  
Publisher Little Brown
Published Date 3 July 2003
ISBN 0316724939
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£15.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/fine new unread condition. Small amount of edgewear to the dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page.
Synopsis
Someone - a woman or somebody pretending to be a woman, is writing to convicted rapists in prison, befriending them and then brutally killing them when they are released. DI Tom Thorne must discover the link between these killings and a murder/suicide that took place twenty-five years before; a tragedy to which the only witnesses were two small children, now adults and nowhere to be found. How can you escape a past that will do a lot more than just catch up with you? And how can Thorne catch a killer, when he doesn't ......more
 
 
     
Law Man of Powder Valley.
by  Peter Field  
Publisher Penguin
Published Date 1961
ISBN n/a
First Edition  
£6.99
First Penguin edition. Number 1619. VG....more
 
 
     
Knots and Crosses 20th Anniversary: Signed Limited Edtion in Slipcase.
by  Ian Rankin  
Publisher Orion Books
Published Date 2007
ISBN 9780752888750
Signed   First Edition   First Printing   Limited Edition
£29.99

Hardback book in slipcase (no dustjacket as issued). Signed and numbered by Ian Rankin directly on the page. Limited to 1500 copies only. Special collector's edition of the first Rebus title. Contains previously unpublished material. Very fine condition - still sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap. 

Synopsis
'It was 28th April. Wet, naturally, the grass percolating water as John Rebus walked to the grave of his father, dead five years to the day.' This is our first glimpse of the Scottish policeman with the puzzling name...before Ian Rankin hit the bestseller lists, before Rebus became a national institution...A story of the brutal abduction and murder of ......more

 
 
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