Sunday, October 31, 2010

Halloween 2010



The Mysterious Bookshop played to host to dozens of trick or treaters in our neighborhood of Tribeca this Halloween! Here are some of the best costumes!

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
sally@mysteriousbookshop.com


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



EVENTS

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)



SIGNED COPIES NOW AVAILABLE



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



FOR COLLECTORS

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.



Sally

sally@mysteriousbookshop.com

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Party for MOONLIGHT MILE by Dennis Lehane 11/15/10!




The Mysterious Bookshop
is proud to present:

Dennis Lehane
discussing his new novel
Moonlight Mile

It’s been over ten years since the last Kenzie and Gennaro novel from Dennis Lehane. And even though we’re all fans of Shutter Island and The Given Day, we’re doubly happy that he has decided to give us another installment in the series. Moonlight Mile (Morrow, $26.99) picks up the threads of an old case and sets PI’s Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro in search of a missing girl. But Patrick must confront his own demons before the case can be solved.

This is the author’s only New York appearance!

Monday, November 15th
from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Admission is free.

The Mysterious Bookshop
58 Warren Street (Between Church and West Broadway)
New York, NY, 10007
(212) 587-1011
info@mysteriousbookshop.com

Friday, October 22, 2010

Sally's Weekly Update for 10/22/10!

Here's the latest update.

We are always sorry when we get don't have enough copies of a title. Sometimes it is because we have been unable to get the quantities we want, and sometimes it is because we sell out so quickly to our walk-in customers.
In any case, our apologies in advance if you are unable to get the title you want.

Happy reading from all of us in Autumnal New York.

Sally Owen
The Mysterious Bookshop
sally@mysteriousbookchop.com


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 10/22/10




EVENTS

Wednesday, October 27th 6.30p.m. - 8.00p.m.

F. Paul Wilson will read from and discuss his penultimate Repairman Jack novel

Fatal Error $25.99



SIGNED COPIES NOW AVAILABLE

James R. Benn stopped by to sign copies of Rag and Bone, his fifth Billy Boyle WWII mystery. Billy is sent to London to investigate the murder of a Soviet embassy official. Billy’s uncle Ike - General Eisenhower - is taking the murder seriously, wanting to avoid a breach with the Russian allies. $25.00.

The U.S. edition of Worth Dying For by Lee Child has now been signed. This latest Jack Reacher thriller is a Crime Collectors Club Main Selection. $28.00.

We have a few copies (very few) of the novel Roy & Lillie by Loren D. Estleman. This tells of the real-life love story between Judge Roy Bean and Lillie Langtry who never met but who corresponded for more than twenty years. $24.99

A few copies also of The Book of Murdock by Loren D. Estleman. Again, not a mystery, but a Western adventure featuring Page Murdock, a man of the cloth, who keeps one hand on his bible and the other on his revolver. $24.99

The Shimmering Blond Sister is the latest mystery from David Handler featuring film critic Mitch Berger and Connecticut state trooper Des Mitry. A Soft Boiled Crime Club Selection. $24.99

Law of Attraction is a first novel by Alison Leotta introducing Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Curtis who works out of Washington, D.C. At the trial of a batterer, Anna is shocked when the victim, Laprea Johnson lies on the witness stand and frees her boyfriend. Even more shocked when she hears that Laprea’s body has been found in a trash heap. $25.00



The always gracious Alexander McCall Smith was here signing The Charming Quirks of Others, his latest Isabel Dalhousie novel. Isabel is asked to discreetly investigate when one of the three serious candidates for headmaster at the local boy’s school is accused of having a very serious skeleton in his closet. $24.95

Collusion by Stuart Neville is the follow-up to his first novel, The Ghosts of Belfast. Although Gerry Fagan from that first thriller is featured, it is Detective Inspector Jack Lennon who takes center stage here. A Hard Boiled Club Selection. $25.00

We have just a few of the UK edition of Collusion. This is a paperback original but Neville signed them while he was here. If you asked for one of these recently, you will receive it, otherwise it is first come, first served. $35.00

Agents of Treachery, edited by Otto Penzler, has just been published in the UK. This is the first hardcover edition (our edition was a limited, and the first U.S. was a trade paperback). Otto and Lee Child, a contributor, have signed these. Very few. Very very few. $40.00

Same story with The Best American Mystery Stories 2010, just published in the UK. The first hardcover edition and signed by series editor Otto and guest editor, Lee Child. Very few of these. $35.00

The Wilding by Benjamin Percy is a thrilling read. Three generations of the Cave family, Paul, Justin, and Graham go hunting in Echo Canyon, Oregon, one last time before that particular wilderness is claimed by developers. It is man against nature and nature against man. Justin’s wife stays home and it becomes clear that danger also lurks in so-called civilized areas. $23.00



Not Signed but...

The U.S. edition of Our Kind of Traitor by John Le Carre is here. We’re hearing that this is one of the best Le Carre’s in a long time. $27.95



FOR COLLECTORS

Psycho by Robert Bloch, Simon & Schuster, NY. 1959. First Edition. $450.00

Iconic novel, superbly adapted for the screen by Alfred Hitchcock. A fine, tight copy, with pages a bit tanned as usual for the cheap paper used, in a fresh dust jacket with a one-inch closed tear on the front panel, light wear to the top of the spine, and a bit of soiling to the rear panel. A very nice collectable copy of a book generally found in poor condition or priced at double or triple this copy.



The Office by Fredric Brown, McMillan, Miami Beach. 1987. First Edition. $100.00

Limited to 425 copies, numbered and signed by Philip Jose Farmer, who wrote the introduction. Very fine in dust jacket.

Madman’s Holiday by Fredric Brown, McMillan, HI. 1985. First Edition. $600.00

Limited to 350 copies, numbered and signed by Newton Baird, who wrote the introduction. Very fine in dust jacket. Scarce.

Brother Monster by Fredric Brown, McMillan, Miami Beach. 1987. First Edition. $400.00

Limited to 400 copies, numbered and signed by Harry Altshuler, who wrote the introduction. Very fine in dust jacket.

The Poet by Michael Connelly, Little Brown, Boston. 1996. First Edition. SIGNED. $45.00

Fine in fine dust jacket.

Tabernacle by Thomas H. Cook, Houghton Mifflin, Boston. 1983. First Edition. SIGNED. $60.00

A fine copy of this uncommon title by one of today’s greatest crime writers. The dust jacket has very slight wear at the base of the spine.

Best American Noir of the Century, edited by James Ellroy and Otto Penzler, HMH, Boston. 2010. SIGNED. $30.00

This copy has been signed by contributors Thomas H. Cook, Joyce Carol Oates, Elmore Leonard, as well as Otto Penzler.

Red Gold by Alan Furst, Random House, NY. 1999. First Edition. $65.00

A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, which is usually found with severe rubbing to the black background.

Murder By Reflection by H.F. Heard, Vanguard, NY. 1942. First Edition. $75.00

Fine in dust jacket which is lightly rubbed and with minor chipping on the spine.

Poison Is a Bitter Brew by Anne Hocking, Doubleday Crime Club, NY. 1942. First U.S. Edition. $45.00

Endpapers foxed, small ding on spine, else fine and bright in dust jacket, which has a 3/4" chip at the bottom of the spine.

The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon, NY. 1998. First Hard Cover Edition. SIGNED. $50.00

Introduces Precious Ramotswe. Fine in fine dust jacket.

La’s Orchestra Saves the World by Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon, NY. 2008. First Edition. SIGNED. $23.95

Charming stand alone set in wartime England. Fine in fine dust jacket.

The Better Angels by Charles McCarry, Dutton, NY. 1979. First Edition. $35.00

A fine copy in dust jacket of this outstanding thriller about a presidential race in which the allegation against one of the candidates is that he ordered the assassination of a leading Arab leader.

The Last Supper by Charles McCarry, Dutton, NY. 1979. First Edition. $65.00

A fine copy in dust jacket of this superb espionage thriller about McCarry’s series hero, Paul Christopher.

The Doomsters by Ross Macdonald, Knopf, NY. 1958. First Edition. $750.00

A fine copy in a bright dust jacket which has a bit of dust soiling and a closed tear on rear panel and a tiny chip at lower rear hinge. As usual, colors on the spine have faded. Still, an unusually nice copy of a scarce book in collectors’ condition.

Blue City by Kenneth Millar, Knopf, NY. 1947. First Edition. $375.00

Author’s third book before taking the Ross Macdonald pseudonym. Neat date and rubber stamp on front endpaper, else fine in dust jacket, which has a single closed tear at top of front panel and shallow chipping at top of spine.

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet, Random House, NY. 2010. First U.S. Edition. SIGNED. $35.00

U.S. edition of the Booker Prize-nominated book. Fine in fine dust jacket.



Sally

sally@mysteriousbookshop.com

Party for A LILY OF THE FIELD by John Lawton 11/05/10!





The Mysterious Bookshop
is proud to present:

John Lawton
discussing his new novel
A Lily of the Field

Often compared to John le Carre and Alan Furst, John Lawton is one of the best writers working in the espionage genre today.
Accompanied by a cellist (once you read the book you’ll find out why),
the author will talk about writing A Lily of the Field and do a brief Q&A session.
Join us for what will surely be a wonderful evening.


Friday, November 5th
from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

Admission is free.

The Mysterious Bookshop
58 Warren Street (Between Church and West Broadway)
New York, NY 10007
(212) 587-1011
info@mysteriousbookshop.com

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Otto Penzler and Friends at Barnes and Noble Tonight!




Otto Penzler will be at Barnes & Noble (86th St. & Lexington Avenue) at 7:00 p.m. with Thomas H. Cook, Lorenzo Carcaterra, Lyndsay Faye and Bradford Morrow to discuss and sign copies of THE BEST AMERICAN NOIR OF THE CENTURY and THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2010.

Party for THE DEAD DETECTIVE by William Heffernan




The Mysterious Bookshop
is proud to present:

William Heffernan
discussing his new novel
The Dead Detective

Thursday, November 4th
from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

Admission is free.

The Mysterious Bookshop
58 Warren Street
(Between Church and West Broadway)
(212) 587-1011
info@mysteriousbookshop.com

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Woman Around Town at The Mysterious Bookshop


Here's a fun Woman Around Town piece on the store!

Party for YOUNG JUNIUS by Seth Harwood 11/03/10





The Mysterious Bookshop
is proud to present:

Seth Harwood
discussing his new novel
Young Junius

Wednesday, November 3rd
from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

Admission is free.

The Mysterious Bookshop
58 Warren Street
(Between Church and West Broadway)
(212) 587-1011
info@mysteriousbookshop.com

Friday, October 15, 2010

Sally's Weekly Update for 10/15/10

We have a number of signed debut mysteries this week.

All of them are getting excellent reviews.

Happy reading.

Sally Owen
The Mysterious Bookshop
sally@mysteriousbookshop.com


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 10/15/10



EVENTS



Friday, October 22nd 6.20 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Peter Lewis will be reading from and discussing his debut novel

Dead in the Dregs, a trade paperback original.

When a prominent wine critic’s body is found floating in a vat, Babe Stern investigates.

Peter Lewis is a Seattle restaurateur and consultant.



SIGNED COPIES NOW AVAILABLE

Damage Done is the first novel of Hilary Davidson. Lily Moore, a successful travel writer, lives in Spain, but returns to New York when her troubled younger sister, Claudia, is found dead. But the body in the morgue is not that of Claudia, but of a stranger who has been using Claudia’s identity. Great reviews from Ken Bruen, Dennis Tafoya, Linda Fairstein, and Megan Abbott. $24.99

Rogue Island by Bruce DeSilva is also a debut novel, this one set in Providence, Rhode Island. Liam Mulligan is an old-school newspaperman who sets out to find who is behind the systematic burning down of his childhood neighborhood. DeSilva is an old-school newspaperman himself. He recently retired as Associated Press’s writing coach, responsible for training AP journalists worldwide. $24.99

Adam Dunn sets Rivers of Gold in New York City in the very near future. Race riots, unemployment, crime, vacant buildings and a thriving black market define New York City in 2013. Detective Sixto Santiago is part of an experimental new NYPD unit known as the Citywide Anticrime Bureau (CAB), squads of undercover cobs in taxicabs who are meant to hold down the chaos , enough to keep the tourists coming. Santiago must deal with a dangerous city, but his most dangerous foe might just be his new partner. A first novel. $25.00

The Sleepwalkers by Paul Grossman is set in 1932 Berlin. It is the final days of the Weimar Republic and Hitler and his Nationalist Socialist Party are about to assume control of Germany. Willi Kraus is a detective investigating the death of a mysterious young woman who has been pulled from the Havel River. Willi is a jew and is very disturbed at the direction Germany is taking. This first novel is for lovers of the Bernie Gunther series by Philip Kerr clearly. $24.99



The Detroit Electric Scheme by D.E. Johnson is set in the early 1900's. Will Anderson is the prime suspect in the death of his ex-fiancee’s new fiancĂ© who has been crushed by a hydraulic roof press. What follows is a fast-paced ride through Detroit, involving murder, blackmail, and organized crime. Yes, another first novel. $24.99

Elmore Leonard stopped by to sign the trade edition of his latest, Djibouti. This is a Crime Club Main Selection. $26.99

We still have copies of the true first edition of Djibouti. This is a limited edition published by The Mysterious Bookshop. 100 signed numbered editions. $150.00. 26 signed lettered editions. $275.00

Leonard also signed Comfort to the Enemy and Other Carl Webster Stories. The title novella appeared as a serial in the New York Times Sunday Magazine. There are two other Carl Webster stories. This is a Trade Paperback original. $14.99



SIGNED FROM THE U.K.

Dictator is the fourth thriller by Tom Cain to feature Samuel Carver who, this time out, is offered a job by powerful business interests. Carver is to enforce the regime change in an African nation run by a dictator who is killing the citizens while growing rich on the country’s natural resources. $40.00

Fall of Giants by Ken Follett is the first in a trilogy spanning the twentieth century. Five families are brought together through the world-changing dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for votes for women. A British Crime Club Selection. $50.00



FOR COLLECTORS

The 25th Hour by David Benioff, Carroll & Graf, NY. 2000. First Edition. $75.00

Author’s increasingly scarce first book. Since publication of this book, Benioff has gone on to become one of Hollywood’s hottest screenwriters. Very fine in dust jacket.

When the Sacred Ginmill Closes by Lawrence Block, Arbor House, NY. 1986. First Edition. $45.00

A Matt Scudder novel. Very fine in dust jacket.

The Sins of the Fathers by Lawrence Block, Dark Harvest, Arlington Heights. 1992. First U.S. Hardcover Edition. $75.00

First Matt Scudder novel, previously published as a paperback original. This edition has a new introduction by Stephen King. Very fine in dust jacket.

Time to Murder and Create by Lawrence Block, Dark Harvest, Arlington Heights. 1993. First U.S. Hardcover Edition. $75.00

Second Matt Scudder novel, previously published as a paperback original. With a new introduction by Jonathan Kellerman. Very fine in dust jacket.

The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon, HarperCollins, NY. 2007. First Edition. SIGNED. $30.00

Nebula and Hugo Award winner. Very fine in dust jacket.

The Unquiet by John Connolly, Hodder & Stoughton, London. 2007. First Edition SIGNED. $40.00

A very fine copy of this outstanding Charlie Parker novel, with the CD issued with some copies of the book.

Lullaby Town by Robert Crais, Bantam, NY. First Edition. 1992. First Edition. SIGNED. $750.00

An immaculate copy of the author’s scarcest book. As new in like dust jacket.

The Last Detective by Robert Crais, Doubleday, NY. 2003. First Edition. SIGNED. $25.00

Publicity letter from Crais laid in. Very fine in dust jacket.

The Forgotten Man by Robert Crais, Doubleday, NY. 2005. First Edition. SIGNED. $25.00

Publicity letter from Crais laid in. Very fine in dust jacket.

The Bookman’s Wake by John Dunning, Scribner, NY. 1995. First Edition. SIGNED. $35.00

Second Cliff Janeway bibliomystery. Very fine in dust jacket.

The Bookman’s Promise by John Dunning, Scribner, NY. 2004. First Edition. SIGNED. $35.00

Third Cliff Janeway bibliomystery. Very fine in dust jacket.

The Sign of the Book by John Dunning, Scribner, NY. 2005. First Edition. SIGNED. $35.00

Fourth Cliff Janeway bibliomystery. Very fine in dust jacket.

Archangel by Robert Harris, Hutchinson, London. 1998. First Edition. SIGNED. $35.00

Excellent thriller set in modern Moscow. Very fine in dust jacket.

Fifty-Two Pickup by Elmore Leonard, Delacorte, NY. 1974. First Edition. SIGNED. $350.00

A fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket which has very small nicks and tears along edges, corners and spine ends.

The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper by John D. MacDonald, Lippincott, Philadelphia. 1973. First American Hardcover Edition. $400.00

Bookplate, else a fine copy in a beautiful, sharp dust jacket and scarce in this condition.

(Ross Macdonald) Inward Journey edited by Ralph B. Sipper, Cordelia Editions, Santa Barbara. 1984. First Edition. $35.00

Limited to only 1,000 copies. Contains two essays by Macdonald and tributes to the late author by numerous authors including William Goldman, Robert B. Parker, Eudora Welty, and Reynolds Price. Signed (on request) by Otto, who contributed an essay. Very fine in dust jacket.

(Ross Thomas) The Highbinders as by Oliver Bleeck, Morrow, NY. 1974. First Edition. $100.00

Fine in dust jacket.

Blues of a Lifetime by Cornell Woolrich, Popular Press, Bowling Green. 1991. $35.00

Woolrich’s autobiography. Very fine in dust jacket.



Sally

sally@mysteriousbookshop.com

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

October Newsletter

Below are the links to our online newsletter.

http://www.mysteriousbookshop.com/home/newsletter/newsletter.pdf

http://www.mysteriousbookshop.com/home/printnewsletter/print_newsletter.pdf

We always appreciate it when our customers pre-order; it helps us order enough copies for everybody but not so many that we are left with piles of unsold copies. So here are some major titles coming up in the near future:

Djibouti by Elmore Leonard (who is 85 today!). This is a Crime Club Main Selection. $26.99

Worth Dying For by Lee Child is the new Jack Reacher thriller which begins where 61 Hours left off. A Crime Club Main Selection. $28.00



Moonlight Mile by Dennis Lehane brings back PI's Angie Gennaro and Patrick Kenzie. Hooray! A Crime Club Main Selection. $26.00

Field Grey by Philip Kerr is coming from the UK. Another Bernie Gunther mystery. This is a British Crime club Selection. $45.00

The Wilding by Benjamin Percy is a terrific thriller being compared to Deliverance. Three men go hunting in the wilderness, but that's where the similarity ends. No duelling banjos! But a terrific, well-written, story. $23.00

The Edge by Jefferey Deaver is a stand alone thriller from the man who, we understand, has been tapped to write the next James Bond book. $26.99

And, of course, you'll find many more titles, both signed and unsigned, in our newsletter!

We look forward to hearing from you.

...another thing
Many of you receiving this email also receive the Weekly Update. This lists signed and collectable books just received by The Mysterious Bookshop.
If you do not get the Weekly Update and would like to, just drop me a line.

A word to Crime Club Members
If you receive this email and/or the Weekly Update, but DO NOT receive the Monthly Preview or other communications addressed specifically to Crime Club members, please let me know. These communications let you know if we have had to change a selection, as well as suggestions for books that we think you may want to add to your collection, plus any other news that we think important for those of you who receive your selections automatically.

Best to all

Sally Owen
sally@mysteriousbookshop.com

Friday, October 8, 2010

F. Paul Wilson at The Mysterious Bookshop 10/27/10!




The Mysterious Bookshop
will host a party
celebrating the release of

Fatal Error
by F. Paul Wilson

Just in time for Halloween,
bestselling author and fan favorite F. Paul Wilson stops by
to celebrate the release of
his penultimate Repairman Jack novel Fatal Error (Tor, $25.99).
As the battle between the Ally and the Otherness grows closer.
Jack has his hands full protecting the Lady
and helping a man whose family has been kidnapped.
"Repairman Jack is one of the most original and intriguing characters to arise out of contemporary fiction in ages.
His adventures are hugely entertaining."- Dean Koontz.

Wednesday, October 27th
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm.

Admission is Free

The Mysterious Bookshop
58 Warren Street (Bet. Church and West Broadway)
New York, NY 10007
(201) 587-1011
info@mysteriousbookshop.com

If unable to attend, autographed copies will be available for preorder!

Sally's Weekly Update for 10/08/10

We're late today, but well worth the wait I think.

And thanks for your patience while our emails were getting lost in cyberspace. All is well now, I hope.

Sally Owen
The Mysterious Bookshop
sally@mysteriousbookshop.com


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 10/8/10



EVENTS

Tuesday, October 12th 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

A launch party for Rogue Island by Bruce DeSilva

This debut, set in Providence, RI, is receiving great reviews from the likes of Michael Connelly and Harlan Coben. $24.99

Thursday, October 14th 6.30 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

The Sleepwalkers by Paul Grossman

Another debut, this one set in Germany in 1932 $24.99

Reading and discussion.

Kings and Queens of Suspense

Thursday, October 14th at Hunter College Lewis Frumkes and his newly located Writing Center are running a suspense panel featuring Mary Higgins Clark, Carol Higgins Clark, Alan Furst, and Lawrence Block. Frumkes himself will moderate. The event is free and open to the public and will be held in the Faculty Dining Room at 7 PM. There will be refreshments and a books-signing. Limited space.

Please rsvp to 212-772-4292 or 212-772-4294



SIGNED COPIES NOW AVAILABLE



Red Jade by Henry Chang is the third in the series featuring NYPD detective Jack Yu whose usual beat is Chinatown. His latest investigation will take him to another Chinatown - this one in Seattle - as puzzling links between murder and the criminal underworld reveal themselves. $25.00

Lee Child signed the UK edition of Worth Dying For, his follow up to 61 Hours. The UK edition of this Jack Reacher thriller is the true first. Many of you pre-ordered this book and those order will be filled anon, but we do have a few copies left. $48.00



Reed Farrel Coleman was here last night for the launch of his new Moe Prager mystery Innocent Monster. And very successful it was! Again, we have copies left. $24.95

Michael Connelly was also here signing The Reversal which features both Mickey Haller and Harry Bosch. A Crime Collectors Club Main Selection. $27.99

John Lawton signed A Lily of the Field which moves from Vienna and Auschwitz to New Mexico and the rubble strewn streets of post-war London. Lawton’s thrillers are first class which is why he’s our Thriller/Espionage Club Selection. This is the true first edition. $24.00

Gold Boy, Emerald Girl by Yiyun Li is a collection of stories from a young writer who is receiving glowing reviews. She appears in the 20-Under-40 list in The New Yorker and her work is called "brilliant" by Publishers Weekly. $25.00

Joyce Carol Oates signed her collection of stories, Sourland. These stories explore how the power of violence, loss and grief shape both the psyche and the soul. $25.99



S.J. Rozan’s latest Bill Smith and Lydia Chin novel, On The Line, is signed. When Lydia Chin is kidnapped, P.I. Bill Smith must keep her alive by playing, and winning, an elaborate game of the kidnapper’s devising against impossible odds. $24.99



SIGNED FROM THE U.K.

Saints of New York by R.J. Ellory has arrived a little early (it is our November Brit Club selection). Set in New York, the death of a young heroin dealer causes no great concern to NYPD Detective Frank Parrish. But when the dealer’s teenage sister winds up dead, questions are raised that have no clear answers. As the homicides continue - and a disturbing pattern emerges - Frank tries to make some sense of the deaths, while battling his own demons. Ellory is a superb writer and a great favorite here at Mysterious. A British Crime Club Selection. $50.00

Three Seconds by Anders Roslund and Borge Hellstrom was awarded the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers’ Award for Swedish Crime Novel of the Year, previously won by both Henning Mankell and Stieg Larsson. We only have a very few of this thriller, so first come first served. $40.00



FOR COLLECTORS

The Concrete Blonde by Michael Connolly, Little Brown, NY. 1994. First Edition. SIGNED. $35.00

Fine in fine dust jacket.



The Poet by Michael Connolly, Little Brown, NY. 1996. First Edition. SIGNED. $45.00

Fine in fine dust jacket.

Dancing Bear by James Crumley, Random House, NY. 1983. First Edition. $150.00

Fine in dust jacket with slight crease on inside flap.

Rain Fall by Barry Eisler, Putnam, NY 2002. First Edition. SIGNED. $25.00

Author’s first book. Introduces John Rain. Fine in dust jacket with slight crease top of spine. Signed on tipped in page.

Hard Rain by Barry Eisler, Putnam, NY. 2003. First Edition. SIGNED. $25.00

Second John Rain thriller. Fine in fine dust jacket.

Rain Storm by Barry Eisler, Putnam, NY. 2004. First Edition. SIGNED. $25.00

Third John Rain thriller. Fine in fine dust jacket.

The Bus That Vanished by Leon Groc, Macaulay, NY. 1928. First Edition. $50.00

An "impossible" crime set in Paris, in which a bus disappears from a restricted area. Name, else about fine in dust jacket, which is worn at hinge of front flap and is lightly rubbed.

Rumor Hath It by Christopher Hale, Doubleday Crime Club, NY. 1945. First Edition. $45.00

Lt. French. Fine in dust jacket.

The Notched Hairpin by H.F. Heard, Vanguard, NY. 1949. First Edition. $65.00

A Sherlock Holmes pastiche in which the detective has retired and taken the name "Mr. Mycroft." Name stamp on front endpaper, else fine in price clipped dust jacket, which is chipped along the top edge.

The Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg, Pegasus, NY. 2010. First U.S. Edition. SIGNED. $50.00

Scarce. Fine in fine dust jacket.

Walking Back the Cat by Robert Littell, Overlook Press, NY. 1997. First U.S. Edition. $25.00

Fine in fine dust jacket.

Return to the Scene by Q. Patrick, Simon & Schuster, NY. 1941. First Edition. $150.00

A fine, fresh copy in an excellent dust jacket which is bright and clean, with minor wear to the top corners and top of spine. Very scarce in such collectable condition.

(Reference) British Mystery Writers, 1920-1939, edited by Bernard Benstock and Thomas F. Staley. Gale Research, Detroit. 1989. First Edition. $65.00

Important book, Vol. 77 of the Dictionary of Literary Biography. Very fine without dust jacket, as issued.

(Reference) British Mystery Writers Since 1940, First Series, edited by Bernard Benstock and Thomas F. Staley, Gale Research, Detroit. 1989. First Edition. $65.00

Important book, Vol. 87 of the Dictionary of Literary Biography. Very fine without dust jacket, as issued.

Child of Rage by Jim Thompson, Centipede Press, CO., 2008 First Thus. $50.00

Includes title story and A Horse in the Baby’s Bathtub. Limited to 250 numbered copies Signed by Ed Gorman who wrote the introduction and Harry O. Morris who did the artwork. Fine with no dust jacket as issued.

Smoke by Donald E. Westlake, The Mysterious Press, NY. 1995. First Edition. SIGNED. $35.00

Fine in fine dust jacket.

The Hook by Donald E. Westlake, The Mysterious Press, NY. 2000. First Edition. SIGNED. $30.00

Fine in fine dust jacket.

Bad News by Donald E. Westlake, Warner Books, NY. 2001. First Edition. SIGNED. $30.00

Fine in fine dust jacket.

Sally

sally@mysteriousbookshop.com

Reed Farrel Coleman Reads and Discusses INNOCENT MONSTER



Reed Farrel Coleman read from his new novel INNOCENT MONSTER at The Mysterious Bookshop in New York last evening.