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[1546] Birmingham, John, Without Warning ,(9.78035E+12), Science Fiction, Ballantine, First Edition, Hard Cover, Like New - Stated First Edition; blue boards with sliver lettering on spine; dj protected with Brodart cover; not price clipped. ''In this astounding work of alternate fiction, John Birmingham hurtles us into a scenario that is unimpaginable but shatteringly real: a world of financial ruin where a cloud of noxious waste -- from America's burning cities -- darkens Europe, while men and women in offices around the globe struggle to make decisions that cannot hold and opprotunists unlease their secret demons.'' -- from the dj $15

[1624] Bishop, Anne, Tangled Webs ,(9.78045E+12), Fantasy, Roc, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Cream boards with green tape binding; gold lettering on spine; dj is not price clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover. ''The invitation was signed Jaenelle Angelline, she who hd been both Witch and Queen. It summons her family to an entertainment she has specially prepared. Surrel SaDiablo, former courtesan and assassin, is the first to arrive. But as she and her escort enter the house, the door disappears. Surrel finds herself trapped in a nightmare created by the tangled webs of Black Widow witches -- a nightmare where the monsters are all too real. And if she uses Craft to defend herself, she risks being sealed in the house forever.'' -- from the dj $10

[369] Blair, Leona, A World of Difference ,(0-553-05387-6), Fiction, Bantam, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Cream boards with red tape binding; gold lettering on spine; dj is not price clipped; protected with Brodart cover. '''There were two women in labor that day in Brandon's Gate, one on the flats near the river where the textile workers lived, the other in one of the manions on the heights...' Sio begins this impassioned novel -- a novel that exxplores the many faces of love: erotic, enduring, obsessisve, twisted, and true -- from the author of the bestselling 'Privilege.''' -- from the dj $9

[302] Blair, Leona, Privilege ,(0-553-05132-6), Fiction, Bantam, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - White boards with white tape binding; silver lettering on spine; dj shows some shelf wear; dr not price-clipped; protected with Brodart cover.. ''Privilege...It was what she longed for and fought for through a lifetime filled with ambition, love, and betrayal. Yet, it could not protect her from herself. Privilege...For the young girl, Emalie Bequier, living in a Paris slume as the First World War begins, privilege means more than money. And for the woman of wealth and power she becomes, privilege will demand the greatest sacrifice of all.'' -- from the dj $7.5

[497] Block, Lawrence, A Long Line of Dead Men ,(0-688-12193-4), Thriller, William Morrow & Company, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Black boards with red tape bmding; gold lettering on spine; dj is not price clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover. ''With 'A Long Line of Dead Men,' Scudder is confronted with a fascinating case that turns out to have enormous emotional repercussions for everyone involved. In Manhattan, thirty men have been meeting once a year for years; they form a tontine, a secret, private club, the only purpose of which is to record the passage of time and to give a toast to the joys of life. But then there men start to die at alarming rates -- and it's clear that someone is determined to kill them all.'' -- from the dj $15

[498] Block, Lawrence, Enough Rope ,(60559675), Thriller, Dark Alley, First Edition, Trade Paperback, Very Good - Very nice trade paperback. Spine is unbroken and pages are clean. '''Enough Rope', a collection of superb stories, ,establishes the extraorindary skill, power, and versatility of contemproary Grand Master Lawrence Block. Block's beloved series characters are on hand, including ex-cop Matt scudder, bookselling burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, and the disarming duo of Chip Harrison and Leo Haig. Here, too, are Keller, the wistful hit man, and the natty attorney Martin Ehrengraf. Keeping them company are dozens of other refuggees from Block's dazzling imagination, all caught up in more ingenious plots than you can shake a blunt instrument at.'' -- from the back cover $20

[1565] Block, Thomas H., Mayday ,(399900578), Thriller, Richard Marek Publishers, Hard Cover, Very Good - Yellow boards with black tape binding; gold lettering on spine; dj is not price clipped, has a few minor chips and is protected with Brodart cover; stated second impression; inscription on ffep from previous owner. ''An airliner on a routine flight from San Francisco to Tokyo with 300 passengers and the usual complement of crew is suddenly struck by a bizarre accident. A U.S. Navy fighter pilot on a secret test mission fires a missile at what he thinks is his prescribed target, but hits the Straton 797 instead. The damaged airliner plummets from its subspace cruising altitude and automatically levels out a 11,000 feet over the mid-Pacific. But with the sudden escape of the airliner's pressurized cabin air, all the passengers and crew are either dead, comatose, or brain-damaged and raving mad.'' -- from the dj $50

[499] Blume, Judy, Summer Sisters ,(0-385-32405-7), Fiction, Delacorte Press, Hard Cover, Very Good - White boards with red taoe binding; gold lettering on spine; dj is not price clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover. ''When Victoria Leonard answers the phone in her Manhattan office, Caitlin's voice catches her by surprise. Vix hasn't talked to her oldest friend in months. Caitlin's news takes her breath away -- and Vix is transported back in time, back to the moment she and Caitlin Somers first met, back to the casual betraylas and whispered confessions of their long, complicated friendship, back to the magical island where two friends became summer sisters.'' -- from the dj $5.5

[1034] Bolton, Ivy, Tennessee Outpost Fiction, Longmans, Green and Co., First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Stated First Edition. Red boards with a black design on the front cover; black spine lettering. Minor bumps to edges. Previous owner's book plate on front endpaper. Pages slightly yellowed with age. Spine is tight and pages appear to be all intact. Pictures available upon request. $60

[290] Bond, Larry, Vortex ,(0-446-51566-3), Thriller, Smithmark Publishers, First Edition, Hardcover, Very Good - 1st Edition; Minor Shelf Wear to DJ $5

[471] Bond, Larry and Jim DeFelice, Larry Bond's First Team ,(0-7653-0711-1), Thriller, Tom Doherty Associates, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Red boards with sliver letteriing on spine; dj is not price-clipped and is protected with a Brodart cover; signed on title page: ''To Becky, Best Wishes, Larry Bond'' ''Officially designated with Joint Services Special Demands Project, 'the Team' is a unique unit created to address unconventional threats in an unconventional manner, beyond the bureaucractic restraints of either the U.S. Intelligence or military establishments. With an almost unlimited budget, the Team -- consisting of a CIA officer, two Special Forces commandos, and one outnumbered Marine -- is authorized to acquire vital intelligence and take immediate action, with the field officer calling the shots.'' -- from the dj $15

[1676] Bonnet, Theodore, The Mudlark Fiction, Doubleday & Company, Inc., Hard Cover, Very Good - Blue boards with gold lettering on spine; page ends are yellowing with age; dj has several large dings and missing chunks on the spine; protected with a Brodart cover; not price clipped ($3.00). ''The Mudlark is a delightful tonge-in-cheek story of a little London ragamuffin and the highly improper disturbance he caused in the reign of Victoria.'' -- from the dj $10

[159] Booth, Pat, Malibu ,(0-517-57506-X), Fiction, Crown Publishers, First Edition, Hardcover, Good - 1st Edition $4

[1012] Booth, Pat, Miami ,(345381653), Romance, Ballantine, First Edition, Mass Market Paperback, Very Good - No spine creases. Minor shelf wear to edges. ''Explosive. Sexy. Wild. Miami is the most happening spot on the plant - where the hippest, the hottest, the richest, and the most beautiful come to play and prosper. Here, Christa Kenwood, modeling legend turned mogul, is launching an innovative modeling agency that promises to set the industry on fire.'' - from the back cover. $2

[1398] Bosse, Malcolm, Fire in Heaven ,(671470809), Fiction, Simon and Schuster, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Green boards with orange tape binding; gold lettering on spine; dj protected with Brodart cover; pages slightly yellowed; not price clipped. ''The year is 1948, a time when the passion for independence is catching fire throughout Aisa. Philip Embree, a veteran of campaigns in China and Burma and once an officer in a warlord's army, has witnessed the drive for freedom in India, where hehas gone to escape his past. Twenty years ago, he betrayed the man who trusted him, the mystical warrior General Tang, and deceived the woman he loved, Vera Rogacheva, the General's mistress.'' -- from the dj $10

[240] Boyce, Frank Cottrell, Millions ,(0-06-073330-6), Fiction, HarperCollins, Soft Cover, Like New - Advanced Reading Copy $4

[748] Boyd, Martin, Lucinda Brayford Fiction, E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., Hard Cover, Good - Wear and soil to front and back covers; red printing on front cover and spine $7.5

[95] Bradford, Barbara Taylor, The Women in His Life ,(0-394-55951-7), Fiction, Random House, First Edition, Hardcover, Like New - 1st Edition $5

[769] Brashares, Ann, Girls in Pants ,(385729359), Fiction, Delacorte Press, First Edition, Hard Cover, Very Good - Dings to dj; otherwise nice, clean, tight copy $7

[1002] Bray, Patricia, The First Betrayal ,(553588761), Fantasy, Bantam Spectra, Mass Market Paperback, Like New - Second edition paperback. Minor rubs to edges; no spine creases. ''Orphan, exile, priest, Josan has been posted to a lighthouse on the farthest edge of the kingdon. As a member of the collegium, he once dreamed of making a real contribution to the Learned Breathren, but those dreams died after a mysterious fever shattered him, body and mind. At least that's the story he's been told to explain a past he can't remember. But that past has returned...with a vengeance.'' - from the back cover. $4

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