Friday, October 29, 2010

Sally's Weekly Update for 10/29/10!

We're beginning to think about the holiday season (gulp!).

There's no better, or more appreciated, gift than a book, so we hope you browse the next few Weekly Updates with your loved ones in mind. We'll try and make the updates exciting and pocketbook friendly.

Meanwhile, we hope your Halloween is full of candy.

Sally Owen
The Mysterious Bookshop

The Mysterious Bookshop

58 Warren Street

New York, NY 10007

Ph: 212-587-1011

Fax: 212-587-1126

Open Seven Days, 11.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.

Weekly Update 10/29/10


Wednesday, November 3rd 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Seth Harwood

Young Junius A Trade Paperback Original $14.95

A tale of vengeance set amid the crumbling housing projects of Cambridge, MA.

Thursday, November 4th 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

William Heffernan

The Dead Detective $24.95

Featuring PI Harry Doyle

Friday, November 5th 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

John Lawton

A Lily of the Field $24.00

Espionage fiction from the creator of Det. Frederick Troy (who makes an appearance in this story)


Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin tells the story of two boyhood friends, Larry Ott and Silas Jones, who share a special bond. Then Larry is accused of a crime. Twenty years later Larry lives in the same small town to which Silas returns as a constable. Then Larry becomes the prime suspect in a similar crime! Otto’s favorite of the month. $24.99

We have signed copies of The Confession by John Grisham. The signature appears on a tipped-in page. $28.95

The Countess by Rebecca Johns is based on a true story - history’s first and, possibly, worst female serial killer. In 1611, Countess Erzsebet Bathory , a powerful Hungarian noblewoman, was walled up inside her castle tower for the gruesome murders of dozens of female servants. In this dramatization of her life, the Countess tells her story in her own words as she writes to her son. Not for the squeamish. $25.00

The limited edition of The Moonlight Mile by Dennis Lehane is here. This is the true first edition of Lehane’s latest Patrick and Angie mystery. It is signed. Numbered copies are limited to 100 copies for $150.00. Lettered copies are limited to 26 copies for $275.00. Published by The Mysterious Bookshop and bound in marbled boards.

P.S. Dennis will be here at The Mysterious Bookshop on Monday, November 15th for the official launch of The Moonlight Mile.

We have received first UK editions of The Lineup edited by Otto Penzler. This Edgar Award-winning collection has been signed by Otto. $25.00

F. Paul Wilson was here signing Fatal Error, his penultimate Repairman Jack novel. $25.99. While he was here, Wilson signed his story which appears in Fear, an anthology of suspense and horror for young adults edited by R.L. Stine. Just a couple of these available. $16.99

Not signed, but...

Outfit by Richard Stark is the second Parker novel to be adapted as a graphic novel by Darwyn Cooke. $24.99

One of our most popular anthologies recently was Damn Near Dead. Now we have Damn Near Dead 2, more original Geezer Noir from Ace Atkins, C.J. Box, Joe R. Lansdale, Denise Mina, S.J. Rozan, Don Winslow, etc. A paperback original. $18.00


Travels in the Scriptorium by Paul Auster, Holt, NY. 2006. First Edition. SIGNED. $25.00

Fine in fine dust jacket.

The Garston Murder Case by H.C. Bailey, Doubleday, NY. 1930. First U.S. Edition. $100.00

A Joshua Clunk novel. Name inside front cover, foxing on fore-edges, else fine in a bright, fresh dust jacket with minor chips at base of spine.

Eclipse by John Banville, Picador, London. 2000. First Edition. SIGNED. $35.00

Fine in fine dust jacket.

Heartsick by Chelsea Cain, Minotaur, NY. 2007. First Edition. SIGNED. $25.00

Author’s first book. Fine in fine dust jacket.

The Accident Man by Tom Cain, Bantam, London. 2007. First Edition. SIGNED. $35.00

Author’s first thriller. Fine in fine dust jacket.

Deal Breaker by Harlan Coben, Dell, NY. 1995. First Edition. SIGNED. $30.00

A paperback original. Author’s first Myron Bolitar mystery. Fine.

Drop Shot by Harlan Coben, Dell, NY. 1996. First Edition. SIGNED. $30.00

A paperback original. Author’s second Myron Bolitar mystery. Fine.

The Black Ice by Michael Connelly, Little Brown, Boston. 1993. First Edition. SIGNED. $125.00

Author’s second book. Very fine, fresh copy in dust jacket.

Trace by Patricia Cornwell, Putnam, NY. 2004. First Edition. SIGNED. $30.00

Fine in fine dust jacket.

Three Lights Went Out by George Robert Dean, Doubleday Crime Club, NY. 1937. First Edition. $125.00

A fine, fresh, bright copy in dust jacket, which has light edge wear.

Whiskey River by Loren D. Estleman, Bantam, NY 1990. First Edition. SIGNED. $30.00

Fine in fine dust jacket.

Poachers by Tom Franklin, Wm. Morrow, NY. 1999. First Edition. SIGNED. $35.00

Author’s first book. Short stories, including the title story which won the Edgar Award. Fine in fine dust jacket.

Six Days of the Condor by James Grady, Norton, NY. 1974. First Edition. $175.00

Iconic espionage novel; the basis for the Robert Redford film, Three Days of the Condor. Very fine in dust jacket.

Mr. Sandeman Loses His Life by Eugene Healy, Holt, NY. 1940. First Edition. $75.00

Fine, crisp copy in price-clipped dust jacket with minor edge wear.

Black is the Fashion for Dying by Jonathan Latimer, Random House, NY. 1959. First Edition. $45.00

A very fine copy by this important hard-boiled writer and noted Hollywood screenwriter, in an exceptionally clean an fresh dust jacket.

Dismas Hardy by John Lescroart, Mysterious Bookshop, NY. 2008. First Edition. SIGNED. $60.00

A 40-page profile of the author’s most famous character. Limited to only 100 hardcover copies. Very fine without dust jacket as issued.

Anatomy of a Killer by Peter Rabe, Abelard-Shuman, NY. 1960. First Edition. $125.00

This hard-boiled author’s only American hardcover edition. Neat date at top of front endpaper, else fine in dust jacket with the merest trace of rubbing at spine ends.

Brother’s Keepers by Donald E. Westlake, Evans, NY. 1975. First Edition. SIGNED. $75.00

A fine, fresh copy in dust jacket of an absurdly funny book.

Kahawa by Donald E. Westlake, Viking, NY. 1982. First Edition. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED. $35.00

The author regarded this as his masterpiece. Very fine in dust jacket which has a hint of sunning.


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