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121 Brown, Rita Mae Pawing Through the Past
Bantam 2000 0553107380 / 9780553107388 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Mrs. Murphy Mysteries; 1.11 x 9.31 x 6.3 Inches; 320 pages; It Takes a Cat to Write the Purr-fect Mystery.

From award-winning author Rita Mae Brown and her equally celebrated feline collaborator, Sneaky Pie Brown, comes another delightfully suspenseful mystery featuring that most cunning of creatures and uncanny of sleuths, famed tiger cat Mrs. Murphy. This time out, the irrepressible Mrs. Murphy finds herself paw-deep in a compelling case of old ties, old sins, and all-too-present danger.

Emotions are running high around tiny Crozet, Virginia, among the Class of 1980, as plans get under way for the upcoming twentieth high school reunion. There's nothing like a reunion to stir up memories, rivalries, and insecurities. It's even put Crozet's normally placid postmistress, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen, who's on the organizing committee, on edge, as she wonders if everything will come together on time.

Still, when each member of the class receives an anonymous letter edged in the Crozet High School colors that reads "You'll never get old," Harry takes it as a compliment. Others think it's a joke. But even blitzed out on fresh catnip, Mrs. Murphy senses a much more sinister meaning. And the sly tiger cat is soon proven right...when divinely handsome Charlie Ashcraft, the class womanizer, turns up dead with a bullet between his eyes. At first folks around Crozet figure that when a man is sleeping with other men's wives, trouble is sure to follow. But when another threatening note to the members of the Class of 1980 is followed by the murder of a second classmate, it becomes all too clear that someone is determined to spoil this reunion...someone who has waited twenty years to take bitter revenge.

What could have happened so long ago to trigger such rage? While Harry, whose high school memories consist of football games and first love, tries to make sense of the crimes, it's up to Mrs. Murphy, her feline pal Pewter, and the corgi Tee Tucker to try to sniff out the truth. Yet when ugly rumors surface and Harry herself has a brush with violence, Mrs. Murphy is the first to realize that in the killer's mind, Harry's been chosen Most Likely to Die. And now, unless the daring tiger cat and her animal pals can stop a relentless killer, Crozet High's twentieth reunion may very well be Harry Haristeen's last....

88208

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122 Brown, Rita Mae Sour Puss
Bantam 2006 055380362X / 9780553803624 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Mrs. Murphy Mysteries; 1.1 x 9.1 x 6.1 Inches; 272 pages; In this latest whodunit, Rita Mae Brown and her feline partner-in-crime-detection, Sneaky Pie Brown, return to the scene of their bestselling crimes—picturesque Crozet, Virginia. Love is in the air as spring comes to the small town, but no sooner has Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen remarried than she is rudely interrupted—by murder. And no sooner does the trouble start than curious cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, along with corgi Tee Tucker, sink their claws into the case.…

After an unexpected rekindling of their romance, Harry and her veterinarian ex-husband, Fair Haristeen, have happily remarried. But the excitement of their nuptials is quickly overshadowed by the murder of Professor Vincent Forland, a world-famous grape and fungal expert who was in town visiting the local vineyards.

Within days of giving a lecture on how distilled fungus and cattle diseases are the current basis of chemical warfare, Forland’s decapitated body is discovered. After their initial fright, the residents of Crozet believe that this was a political murder and settle back into their routines–until a local is also found dead, killed in the same gruesome manner as Professor Forland. Now residents can’t help wondering, is this really the work of an
outsider—or one of their own?

No longer working in the post office, Harry had just planted a quarter acre of grapes, which fuels her natural curiosity over just what the two murder victims knew and had in common. Once the warmth of spring arrives, the grapevines blossom and Harry’s furry entourage discovers the first critical clue. But how can they show the humans what they’ve learned? And how can they—or anyone—stop the killing?

88442

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123 Brown, Rita Mae Sudden Death
*** Bantam Books 1988 Paperback 
very good condition; LIB2958010269

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124 Brown, Rita Mae Tail of the Tip-Off: A Sneaky Pie Borwn Mystery
Random House 0553801589 / 9780553801583 Hardcover 
very good condition dustjacket has edgewear and tears but nicely intact; dustjacket has edgewear and tears but nicely intact; LIB2958013471

72990

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125 Brown, Rita Mae The Tail of the Tip-Off
Bantam 2003 0553801589 / 9780553801583 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
1.08 x 9.44 x 6.04 Inches; 320 pages; The Tail of the Tip-Off

When winter hits Crozet, Virginia, it hits hard--and hangs on for months. That’s nothing new to postmistress Mary Minor “Harry” Haristeen and her friends, who keep warm with hard work, hot toddies, and rabid rooting for the University of Virginia’s women’s basketball team at the old stadium affectionately dubbed “The Clam.” But the usual postgame high spirits are laid low when contractor H. H. Donaldson drops dead in the parking lot. And pretty soon word has spread that it wasn’t a heart attack that did him in. It just doesn’t sit right with Harry that one of her fellow fans--perhaps even an acquaintance or neighbor sitting close by in the stands--is a murderer. And as tiger cat Mrs. Murphy is all too aware, things that don’t sit right with Harry make her restless, curious, and prone to poking her not-very-sensitive human nose into dangerous places. So the animals start paying closer attention to what the people around them are doing--and they’re the first ones to realize when the next murder occurs.

It seems obvious to Harry that the deaths are connected--and she intends to find out exactly how. There’s no shortage of suspects, considering that H.H. was a ladies’ man who’d left a trail of broken hearts all over town--the most recent belonging to his wife-- and that the second murder victim was not very popular in Crozet.As the police launch their investigation, Harry picks up clues through savvy questioning of everyone she knows. But it’s the critters who are most attuned to trouble--they scent something wicked wafting Harry’s way on the tail of the next snowstorm. And as Harry draws closer to the truth about a brutal killer, Mrs. Murphy and her friends realize it’s up to them to make sure their intrepid mom lands on her feet.

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126 Brown, Roy Swing Of The Gate
Seabury Press Seabury Press 1978 First Edition hardcover 
B008113; 108 pp hc, contents very good, very good dustjacket

8113

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127 Brown, Sandra Ricochet A Novel
Simon & Schuster 2006 0743289331 / 9780743289337 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
1.42 x 9.37 x 6.06 Inches; 400 pages; Book Club Edition

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR SANDRA BROWN IS BACK WITH A SPINE-TINGLING STORY OF MURDER AND BETRAYAL -- AND A HOMICIDE DETECTIVE'S STRUGGLE WITH HIS OWN RULES OF CONDUCT.

When Detective Sergeant Duncan Hatcher is summoned to the home of Judge Cato Laird in the middle of the night to investigate a fatal shooting, he knows that discretion and kid-glove treatment are the keys to staying in the judge's good graces and keeping his job.

At first glance, the case appears open-and-shut: Elise, the judge's trophy wife, interrupted a burglary in progress and killed the intruder in self-defense. But Duncan is immediately suspicious of Elise's innocent act. His gut feeling is that her account of the shooting is only partially true -- and it's the parts she's leaving out that bother him.

Determined to learn the dead man's connection to the Lairds and get at the truth, Duncan investigates further and quickly finds his career, as well as his integrity, in jeopardy -- because he can't deny his increasing attraction to Elise Laird, even if she is a married woman, a proven liar, and a murder suspect.

When Elise seeks Duncan out privately and makes an incredible allegation, he initially dismisses it as the manipulative lie of a guilty woman. But what if she's telling the truth? Then that single fatal gunshot at her home takes on even more sinister significance, possibly involving Duncan's nemesis, the brutal crime lord Robert Savich.

And then Elise goes missing . . .

Ricochet's plot twists -- as only Sandra Brown can write them -- and palpable suspense combine to create this gripping thriller, in which a decent cop's worst enemy may be his own conscience, and trusting the wrong person could mean the difference between life and death.



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128 Brown, Sandra Standoff
Warner Books 2000 0375430547 / 9780375430541 book club ed hardcover 
very good contents & dustjacket (B544); B047477; 217 pages

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129 Browne, Robert Gregory Kiss Her Goodbye
St. Martin's Press 2007 0312358393 / 9780312358396 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
10 x 18 x 12 Inches; 304 pages;
Kiss Her Goodbye is a smashing good read. It moves at such a breakneck pace that you'll scarcely have time to take a breath.”
—Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author of The Mephisto Club
In a gripping thriller that matches one cop’s love for his only daughter against the diabolical cunning of a charismatic madman, debut novelist Robert Gregory Browne announces his presence in territory long ruled by the likes of Dean Koontz and John Sandford
ATF Agent Jack Donovan has two ambitions: take down cult leader Alex Gunderson after years of violent mayhem, and reconnect with his daughter Jessie, who has somehow managed to slip from his life. But, none of Jack's experience as a stellar cop or an absent father has prepared him for the unthinkable way these two parts of his life are about to collide.

In a desperate act of revenge, Gunderson kidnaps Jessie and buries her alive. But just as Jack’s team is closing in, fate intervenes in the form of a bullet and the secret to Jessie’s location is lost. With only a few precious hours of oxygen to sustain her, and with not a single clue pointing in her direction, Jessie is sure to die—unless Jack can somehow find her. Jack would trade anything in the world for just one shot to save his little girl—even his own life.


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Conned Again, Watson!  Cautionary Tales Of Logic, Math, And Probability, Bruce, Colin & Claire Palmer
130 Bruce, Colin & Claire Palmer Conned Again, Watson! Cautionary Tales Of Logic, Math, And Probability
Perseus Publishing 2000 0738203459 / 9780738203454 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
8.30 X 5.40 X 1 inches; 290 pages

103488

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131 Buchan, John 39 Steps
Popular Library 1963 Paperback Good+ with no dust jacket 
B008426; 142 pp paperback, good contents, good wraps, pages yellowing

8426

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132 Buchanan Contents Under Pressure
Hyperion C. Dickens 1992 
B007809; as new

7809

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133 Buchanan Requiem of Sharks
Dodd Mead Dodd Mead 1973 
B007952; as new

7952

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134 Buchanan, Edna Act of Betrayal
Hyperion Hyperion 1996 hardcover 
B008018; 245 pp Hardcover, Very good contents, good dust jacket, Edge wear/tear

8018

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135 Buchanan, Edna R. Contents Under Pressure
Hyperion 1992 1562829327 / 9781562829322 Hardcover 
very good condition; LIB2958013686

73205

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136 Buchanan, Patrick Requiem of Sharks
Dodd Mead Dodd Mead 1973 book club ed hardcover 
B008267; hardcover, good contents & dustjacket, some wear & fading

8267

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137 Budrys, Algis Rogue Moon
Gold Medal Books Gold Medal Books 1960 paperback 
B008514; 176 pp paperback, good contents, good wraps, pages yellowing, B163

8514

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138 Buffa, D. W. Defense
Henry Holt and Co Henry Holt and Co 1997 softcover 
B008488; 309 pp softcover, good contents & wraps, advanced readers copy, B115

8488

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139 Bugliosi, Vincent Till Death Us Do Part
Bantam Bantam 1979 0553125001 / 9780553125009 softcover 
B007758; 403 pp Softcover, Very Good Contents, No Dustjacket, Wraps Good

7758

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140 Bugliosi, Vincent & Hurwitz, Ken Shadow of Cain
W. W. Norton 1981 0393014665 / 9780393014662 Hardcover 
very good condition dustjacket has minor edgewear and tears; dustjacket has minor edgewear and tears; LIB2958008631

68150

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