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AUTOBIOGRAPHY

By: AGATHA CHRISTIE

Price: $18.04

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM26947


Millions of fans the world over got to know her beloved characters, Hercule Poirot, Miss Jane Marple, and the rest, yet for decades little was known about their creator. Dame Agatha Christie was a woman who scrupulously kept her private life hidden from view, dodging the press, granting no interviews, and even, for a brief time, famously disappearing. But shortly after the great lady's death, the silence was broken when An Autobiography was finally published.The wi... View more info

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GRAND TOUR

By: AGATHA CHRISTIE

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

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In 1922 Agatha Christie set sail on a ten-month voyage around the world. Her husband, Archibald Christie, had been invited to join a trade mission to promote the British Empire Exhibition, and Christie was determined to go with him. It was a life-changing decision for the young novelist, a true voyage of discovery that would inspire her future writing for years to come.Placing her two-year-old daughter in the care of her sister, Christie set sail at the end of Janu... View more info

HOW GOOD A DETECTIVE ARE YOU?

By: AUSTIN RIPLEY

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM11662


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TATTOOED GIRL : THE ENIGMA OF STIEG LARS

By: DAN BURSTEIN

Price: $14.24

Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM78336


The fascinating stories behind what have been rightly called the "hottest books on the planet": "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, "and "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" Through insightful commentary and revealing interviews, you will enter the unique world of Lisbeth Salander, Mikael Blomkvist---and of Stieg Larsson himself---discovering the fascinating real-life experiences and incidents involving Swedish politics, violence aga... View more info

DASHIELL HAMMETT A Life

By: DIANE JOHNSON

Price: $8.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM122429


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MURDER INK : MYSTERY READER'S COMPANION

By: DILYS WINN

Price: $8.00

Publisher: WORKMAN PUBLISHING COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM310860


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SUCH A STRANGE LADY

By: JANET HITCHMAN

Price: $5.00

Publisher: AVON BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM106780


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TALENTED MISS HIGHSMITH

By: JOAN SCHENKAR

Price: $12.00

Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM74489


A 2010 "New York Times" Notable BookA 2010 Lambda Literary Award WinnerA 2009 Edgar Award NomineeA 2009 Agatha Award NomineeA "Publishers Weekly" Pick of the Week Patricia Highsmith, one of the great writers of twentieth-century American fiction, had a life as darkly compelling as that of her favorite "hero-criminal," the talented Tom Ripley. Joan Schenkar maps out this richly bizarre life from her birth in Texas to Hitchcock's filming of her first novel,... View more info

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SEARCH FOR ANNE PERRY

By: JOANNE DRAYTON

Price: $13.00

Publisher: ARCADE PUBLISHING:

Seller ID: IM400207


In 1994, director Peter Jackson released the movie "Heavenly Creatures," based on a famous 1950s matricide committed in New Zealand by two teenage girls embroiled in an obsessive relationship. The movie launched Jackson's international career. It also forever changed the life of Anne Perry, an award-winning, bestselling crime writer, who at the time of the movie's release was publicly outed at Juliet Hulme, one of the murderers. A new light was now cast, not only on Anne... View more info

LIFE OF IAN FLEMING

By: JOHN PEARSON

Price: $25.00

Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM424197


JAMES BOND SCIBBLING ON TOP EDGE. DJ HAS WEAR AT EDGES TEAR ON TOP EDGE OF BACK COVER. View more info

MYSTERY TRIVIA QUIZ BOOK

By: KITTY REESE

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BELL PUBLISHING:

Seller ID: IM491962


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HARDBOILED AND HIGH HEELED : THE WOMAN D

By: LINDA MIZEJEWSKI

Price: $15.00

Publisher: ROUTLEDGE HOLDINGS INC.:

Seller ID: IM131682


Can a gumshoe wear high heels? In a genre long dominated by men, women are now taking their place-as authors and as characters-alongside hard-boiled legends like Sam Spade and Mike Hammer. Hardboiled and High Heeled examines the meteoric rise of the female detective in contemporary film, television, and literature. Richly illustrated and written with a fan's love of the genre, Hardboiled and High Heeled is an essential introduction to women in detective fiction, from... View more info

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JIM THOMPSON : SLEEP WITH THE DEVIL

By: MICHAEL MCCAULEY

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MYSTERIOUS PRESS:

Seller ID: IM310374


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SHERLOCK HOLMES ENCYCLOPEDIA

By: ORLANDO PARK

Price: $6.50

Publisher: CAROL PUBLISHING GROUP:

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DELTA SOLUTION

By: PATRICK ROBINSON

Price: $4.00

Publisher: VANGUARD PRESS:

Seller ID: IM388615


"New York Times" bestselling author Patrick Robinson is back with the third thriller in his page-turning Mack Bedford series: "The Delta Solution."For years, heavily armed Somali pirates have been capturing and holding for ransom massive cargo ships, violently demanding millions of dollars for their return. Each time an owner pays big for the return of their ship, the pirates immediately capture again, enraging the Pentagon. That is, until the "Somali Marines" make a ... View more info

SAVAGE ART : A BIOGRAPHY OF JIM THOMPSON

By: ROBERT POLITO

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Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

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AGATHA CHRISTIE COMPANION

By: SANDERS / LOVALLO

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BERKLEY PUBLISHING GROUP:

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CAT WHO...COMPANION

By: SHARON A FEASTER

Price: $6.50

Publisher: BERKLEY PUBLISHING GROUP:

Seller ID: IM133647


Do you know where Qwilleran's fortune comes from...what the term "Down Below" refers to...what Polly Duncan calls her cat? Even if you don't know the ins and outs of Lilian Jackson Braun's multimillion-selling mystery series, the fans do...and they want to know more With this comprehensive compendium, they'll discover with more depth than ever the world of the sleuthing Siamese, quiz themselves on Cat Who legend and lore, and meet "The Lady Who", in an exclusive inter... View more info

CAT WHO...COMPANION : COMPLETE GUIDE TO

By: SHARON A. FEASTER

Price: $6.50

Publisher: BERKLEY PUBLISHING GROUP:

Seller ID: IM133431


Do you know where Qwilleran's fortune comes from...what the term "Down Below" refers to...what Polly Duncan calls her cat? Even if you don't know the ins and outs of Lilian Jackson Braun's multimillion-selling mystery series, the fans do...and they want to know more With this comprehensive compendium, they'll discover with more depth than ever the world of the sleuthing Siamese, quiz themselves on Cat Who legend and lore, and meet "The Lady Who", in an exclusive inter... View more info

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DECODING THE LOST SYMBOL : THE UNAUTHORI

By: SIMON COX

Price: $7.50

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM231711


Available four weeks after Brown's "The Lost Symbol" hits the market, Simon Cox, author of "Cracking the Da Vinci Code" and "Illuminating Angels and Demons," offers the definitive--and first--guide to the eagerly awaited follow-up to "The Da Vinci Code," featuring Robert Langdon. .Dan Brown and his phenomenally bestselling books often send readers searching for more information on secret societies, forgotten history, and more. Featuring eight pages of color photograph... View more info