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Fatal Fascination: A Choice of Crime

By: Balchin, Nigel; C.S. Forester; Eric Linklater; and Christopher Sykes

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03259


Boards are bumped and have a little shelf wear. The bottom-edge of the page block has a few tiny spots or stains. The jacket is rubbed, slightly chipped around the spine ends, and has a small edge tear to the top of the front panel. Protected now in a new Mylar cover. 200 pages. Author photos on the rear panel of the dust jacket. View more info

Image for Specific Intent: The Chilling True Story of a Sex-Fuled Orgy of Multiple Murder in the Swamps Outside New Orleans!

Specific Intent: The Chilling True Story of a Sex-Fuled Orgy of Multiple Murder in the Swamps Outside New Orleans!

By: De Noux, O'Neil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Pinnacle Books: 1993

Seller ID: 06222


Assumed first edition, no additional printings indicated. 370 pages, with black & white photos. View more info

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Slip-Up: Fleet Street, Scotland Yard, and the Great Train Robbery

By: Delano, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Quadrangle/New York Times Book Co.: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07797


Price-clipped dust jacket. View more info

Image for Sacrifice : The Tragic Cult Murder of Mark Kilroy in Matamoros. A Fathers Determination to Turn Evil into Good

Sacrifice : The Tragic Cult Murder of Mark Kilroy in Matamoros. A Fathers Determination to Turn Evil into Good

By: Kilroy, Jim and Bob Stewart

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Word Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 02205


Small stain on front free endpaper. Personalized inscription from the Kilroys to a previous owner. 202 pages, b&w photos. View more info

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The New Ethnic Mobs: The Changing Face of Organized Crime in America

By: Kleinknecht, William G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 06118


328 pages with Notes and Index. Black and white photos. From the publisher: "The New Ethnic Mobs tells the story of the blood-drenched 1980s when the crack wars introduced an anarchy that had not been seen in the underworld since before Prohibition. View more info

Caryl Chessman, the Red Light Bandit

By: Parker, Frank J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, Nelson-hall: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04043


Light shelf wear. Partially removed bookplate on front free endpaper. Jacket shows rubbing to front and rear panels. A re-examination of the Chessman case. Caryl Chessman was executed in San Quentin's gas chamber in 1960 for a crime spree in 1948 that included armed robbery and rape, but not murder. In 1974, the Supreme Court banned discriminatory imposition of the death penalty. This book examines the Chessman case and a bigger picture of the injustices of administratio... View more info

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Careless Whispers: The Lake Waco Murders

By: Stowers, Carlton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Taylor Publishing Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07996


Light foxing to the top edge of the page block. Spine cocked slightly. Some sticker residue in the upper corner of the half-title page. View more info

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Historical Whodunits

By: Williamson, Hugh Ross

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1956

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 03925


Black cloth, title faded on spine. Light wear, slightly cocked. The jacket's front panel and flap are tipped in, inside the front cover. A portion of the rear panel is pasted on the front free endpaper. 224 pages, 22 plates & frontispiece portrait of Queen Elizabeth I, at age 26. View more info