10 Thrillers: REDMOND/HIAASEN/SOHMER/ROBINSON/GODDARD/BLOCK Some
Softcover, pages unmarked, firmly bound. 404 pages, first edition, Simon and Schuster, 2003.
Something terrible happened at Kirkston Abbey school for boys during 1954. More than 40 years later, Tim Webber is determined to find out the truth. He uncovers a tale of a seemingly innocuous friendship between two boys who embark on psychological power games which escalate with sinister results.
SICK PUPPY / SKIN TIGHT - Carl Hiaasen Omnibus (2 Stories)
2-in-1 softcover, pages unmarked, firmly bound, read once. 964 pages, first omnibus edition, Pan Macmillan Ltd., 2004.
Puppy - When eco-enthusiast Twilly Spree spots someone in a Range Rover dumping litter onto the freeway, he decides to teach him a lesson - only to discover that his target is Palmer Stoat, one of Florida's cockiest and most powerful political fixers, whose current project just happens to be the 'malling' of a Gulf Coast Island.
Skin - Set in South Florida, involves a Mafia-connected plastic surgeon with butter-fingers, a bitchy Hollywood starlet, an inept hit man and a television journalist. An unresolved missing-person case means someone wants retired state investigator Mick Stranaham eliminated.
PATRIOTS - Steve Sohmer
Softcover, scuff mark to top corner, light edgewear and turning creases to cover, bookshop stamp, foxing to endpapers and compressed page edges, toned pages otherwise unmarked, firmly bound. 574 pages, Bantam Press, 1991.
Europe is at peace, but in the high echelons of the American military there is a sense of betrayal, until some officers start a series of events calculated to bring the world to the brink of nuclear war.
KILO CLASS - Patrick Robinson
New softcover, pages unmarked, firmly bound. 539 pages, Arrow Books, 1998.
Silent and undetectable, the Russian-built Kilo-Class submarine is the only true enemy of the American Carrier Battle Groups - and it is up for sale. Having ordered ten from Russia, who are in dire need of foreign currency, China primes its first three, ready to take control of the Taiwan Strait. Desperate to safeguard its ally on China's doorstep and stop the arrival of the Kilo-Class subs, America launches itself into a secret war, led by the President's National Security Advisor, Admiral Arnold Morgan. As the battle over peace, power and money is played out in the icy depths of the world's oceans and the hinterland of Russia's rivers and lakes, it becomes clear that there can only be one victor.
OUT OF THE SUN - Robert Goddard
Softcover, small turning crease to bottom corner of cover, lightly toned pages unmarked, firmly bound. 411 pages, Corgi Books, 1996.
Harry Barnett is shocked to learn that he has a son - David Venning, a brilliant mathematician, now languishing in hospital in a diabetic coma. Is David's condition is due to an accident or a suicide attempt? Harry discovers that his mathematical notebooks are missing from the hotel room where he was found, and two other scientists employed by the same American forecasting institute have died in suspicious circumstances.
THE AFFAIRS OF CHIP HARRISON - Lawrence Block ( 4 stories)
New softcover, black remainder mark on lower compressed page edges, pages unmarked, firmly bound. 640 pages, No Exit press, 2001. The photograph forms part of the description.
Collection of four novels featuring Block's incorrigible Chip Harrison - a private eye with a taste for erotic adventures. Great retro covers, long unavailable, these are fast, funny, terrific novels from an established master.
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- Date Listed:10/03/2014
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