Browse Our Books
by Author
Jeff Abbott
Peter Abrahams
Susan Wittig Albert
Steve Alten
Nancy Atherton
David Baldacci
Nevada Barr
Allison Hoover Bartlett
Raymond Benson
Steve Berry
Lawrence Block
Alice Borchardt
Rhys Bowen
C. J. Box
Alan Bradley
Dan Brown
Rita Mae Brown
Sandra Brown
Edna Buchanan
D. W. Buffa
Flavia Bujor
Jan Burke
Lee Child
Lincoln Child
Derek Ciccone
Carol Higgins Clark
Mary Higgins Clark
James Clemens
Harlan Coben
Tim Cockey
Margaret Coel
Eoin Colfer
Michael Connelly
John Connolly
Stephen Coonts
Bernard Cornwell
Catherine Coulter
Robert Crais
Deborah Crombie
Clive Cussler
Diane Mott Davidson
Jeffery Deaver
Nelson Demille
William Dietrich
Tim Dorsey
James D. Doss
Carol Nelson Douglas
David Drake
Robert Dugoni
John Dunning
Barry Eisler
Aaron Elkins
Earl Emerson
K. J. Erickson
Janet Evanovich
Linda Fairstein
Robert Ferrigno
Dan Fesperman
Jasper Fforde
Joseph Finder
Vince Flynn
Ken Follett
Alan Dean Foster
Kinky Friedman
Alan Furst
Lisa Gardner
Elizabeth George
Tess Gerritsen
Mark Gimenez
Terry Goodkind
Chris Grabenstein
Sue Grafton
Andrew Grant
Tim Green
Martha Grimes
James Grippando
Andrew Gross
James W. Hall
Parnell Hall
Laurell K. Hamilton
Steve Hamilton
Charlaine Harris
Joanne Harris
Carolyn Hart
John Twelve Hawks
Sparkle Hayter
David Hewson
Tami Hoag
Jilliane Hoffman
Anthony Horowitz
Katherine Howe
Harry Hunsicker
Stephen Hunter
Gregg Andrew Hurwitz
Greg Iles
John Jakes
Dean James
J. A. Jance
Stephany Kane
Joseph Kanon
Jesse Kellerman
Jonathan Kellerman
Jack Kerley
Laurie King
Michael Koryta
Elizabeth Kostova
Jayne Ann Krentz
Joe R. Lansdale
Dr. Denis Leary
Donna Leon
John Lescroart
David Lindsey
Laura Lippman
David Liss
Peter Lovesey
Margaret Maron
George R. R. Martin
Steve Martini
Sujata Massey
Bill McBride
Val McDermid
Michael McGarrity
Brad Meltzer
Kyle Mills
Chris Mooney
David Morrell
Bob Morris
Walter Mosley
John J. Nance
Newman, Sharan
Carol O'connell
Robin Paige
Chuch Palahniuk
Palmer, Michael
Sara Paretsky
Barbara Parker
Robert B. Parker
T. Jefferson Parker
Ridley Pearson
Ridley Pearson, Writing as Dr. Joyce Reardon
Geoge Pelecanos
Sharon Kay Penman
Otto Penzle
Anne Perry
Thomas Perry
Preston, Douglas, Child, Lincoln
Douglas Preston
Ian Rankin
Ben Rehder
Kathy Reichs
Matthew Reilly
Anne Rice
Kat Richardson
Rick Riordan
Nora Roberts
James Rollins
Karen Rose
David Rosenfelt
Ann B. Ross
S. J. Rozan
Ann Rule
John Sandford
Jonathan Santlofer
Steven Saylor
Lisa Scottoline
Diane Setterfield
Sheldon Siegel
Daniel Silva
David Skibbins
Karin Slaughter
Alexander McCall Smith
Dana Stabenow
James Swain
Keith Thomson
Brad Thor
P. J. Tracy
Jess Walter
Martha Wells
Randy Wayne White
Stephen White
Jaqueline Winspear

Back To Top Of Page

s

B is for Burglar by Sue Grafton

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 1985
ISBN: 9780805016321
ID: Mar0390

BCE. Signed! Hardcover bookclub edition. Fine book in fine jacket, Signed on the title page and is author's signature only. Minimum scuffing and edge wear. No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature.

Price in US $ 100.00

Summary: Although business has been slow lately for P.I. Kinsey Millhone, she’s reluctant to take on the case of locating Beverly Danziger’s sister Elaine Boldt. It’s a small matter that Beverly should be able to handle herself. So why is she enlisting Kinsey’s services? Beverly claims she needs Elaine’s signature on some documents so that she can collect a small inheritance. But the whole affair doesn’t sit well with Kinsey. And if there’s something she’s learned in her line of work, it’s to always follow your instincts… Kinsey’s hunch proves true when she begins her inquiries into Elaine’s whereabouts and discovers that the attractive widow was last seen in a flashy lynx coat boarding a plane for Boca Raton. But the more Kinsey searches for Elaine the more questions she encounters. Is Elaine’s disappearance tied in to the brutal murder several months ago of one of her bridge partners? And what happened to Elaine’s Persian cat who seems to have also vanished? Things take a turn for the worse when a stranger vandalizes the home of one of Elaine’s neighbors and another neighbor turns up murdered. With her reputation and career on the line, Kinsey risks all to find a missing woman and a killer who’s waiting in the shadows to strike again…

s

D Is for Deadbeat by Sue Grafton

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 1987
ISBN: 9780805002485
ID: Mar0389

BCE. Signed! Hardcover bookclub edition. Fine book in fine jacket, Signed on the title page and is author's signature only. Minimal scuffing, bumped corners and some edge wear. No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature.

Price in US $ 225.00

Summary: He called himself Alvin Limardo, and the job he had for Kinsey was cut-and-dried: locate a kid who'd done him a favor and pass on a check for $25,000. It was only later, after he'd stiffed her for her retainer, that Kinsey found out his name was Daggett. John Daggett. Ex-con. Inveterate liar. Chronic drunk. And dead. The cops called it an accident--death by drowning. Kinsey wasn't so sure. Pulled into the detritus of a dead man's life, Kinsey soon realizes that Daggett had an awful lot of enemies. There's the daughter who grew up with a cheating drunk for a father, and the wife who's become a religious nut in response to an intolerabe marriage. There's the lady who thought she was Mrs. Daggett--and has the bruises to prove it--only to discover the legal Mrs. D. And there are the drug dealers out $25,000. But most of all, there are the families of the five people John Daggett killed, victims of his wild, drunken driving. The D.A. called it vehicular manslaughter and put him away for two years. The families called it murder and had very good reason to want John Daggett dead.

s

E is for Evidence by Sue Grafton

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 1988
ISBN: 9780805004595
ID: Mar0388

BCE. Signed! Hardcover bookclub edition. Fine book in fine jacket, Signed on the title page and is author's signature only. Minimum scuffing and edge wear. Jacket has wrinkle on edge at bottom of front. No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature.

Price in US $ 200.00

Summary: It was the silly season and a Monday at that, and Kinsey Millhone was bogged down in a preliminary report on a fire claim. Something was nagging at her, but she couldn't pin it. The last thing she needed in the morning mail was a letter from her bank recording an erroneous $5,000 deposit in her account. Kinsey had never believed in Santa Claus and she wasn't about to change her mind now. Resigning herself to a morning of frustration, she phoned the bank and, assaulted by canned carols, waited on hold for an officer to clear up the snafu. mIt was with something less than Christmas cheer that Kinsey faced off only minutes later with California Fidelity's Mac Voorhies. Voorhies was smart, humorless, stingy with praise, and totally fair. He was frowning now.

s

F Is for Fugitive 1ST Edition by Sue Grafton

Publisher: HENRY HOLT & CO @, 1989
ISBN: 9780805010855
ID: Mar0387

BCE. Signed! Hardcover bookclub edition. Fine book in fine jacket, Signed on the title page and is author's signature only. Minimum scuffing and edge wear. No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature.

Price in US $ 34.95

Summary: Baily Fowler was convicted of murder and then went missing. 16 years later he's found by the police and Kinsey Millhone is hired by Fowler's father to clear his name.

s

G is for Gumshoe by Sue Grafton

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 1990
ISBN: 9780805004618
ID: Mar0386

BCE. Signed! Hardcover bookclub edition. Fine book in fine jacket, Signed on the title page and is author's signature only. Minimum scuffing and edge wear. Pages have mild age yellowing.
No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature.

Price in US $ 38.00

Summary: A rich, complex, and gripping tale in which Kinsey's grit is tested to its utmost as she unearths the gruesome truth about a long-buried betrayal and, in the process, comes face-to-face with the grisly fact of her own mortality. "G" is for guilt and guile, for greed and grief and the Grim Reaper. And "G" is for good: very, very good, indeed.

s

I is for Innocent by Sue Grafton

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 1992
ISBN: 9780805010855
ID: Mar0385

BCE. Signed! Hardcover bookclub edition. Fine book in fine jacket, Signed on the title page and is author's signature only. Minimum scuffing and edge wear. No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature.

Price in US $ 29.95

Summary: Lonnie Kingman is in a bind. He's smack in the middle of assembling a civil suit, and the private investigator who was doing his pretrial legwork has just dropped dead of a heart attack. In a matter of weeks the court's statute of limitations will put paid to his case. Five years ago David Barney walked when a jury acquitted him of the murder of his rich wife, Isabelle. Now Kingman, acting as attorney for the dead woman's ex-husband and their child (and sure that the jury made a serious mistake), is trying to divest David Barney of the profits of that murder. But time is running out, and David Barney still swears he's innocent. When Kinsey Millhone agrees to take over Morley Shine's investigation, she thinks it is a simple matter of tying up the loose ends. Morley might have been careless about his health, but he was an old pro at the business. So it comes as a real shock when she finds his files in disarray, his key informant less than credible, and his witnesses denying ever having spoken with him. It comes as a bigger shock when she finds that every claim David Barney has made checks out. But if Barney didn't murder his wife, who did? It would seem the list of candidates is a long one. In life, Isabelle Barney had stepped on a lot of toes.

s

A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982
ISBN: 9780805013344
ID: Mar0384

BCE. Signed! Hardcover bookclub edition. Fine book in fine jacket, Signed on the title page and is author's signature only. Minimum scuffing and edge wear. No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature.

Price in US $ 250..00

Summary: When Laurence Fife was murdered, few mourned his passing. A prominent divorce attorney with a reputation for single-minded ruthlessness on behalf of his clients, Fife was also rumored to be a dedicated philanderer. Plenty of people in the picturesque southern California town of Santa Teresa had a reason to want him dead. Including, thought the cops, his young and beautiful wife, Nikki. With motive, access, and opportunity, Nikki was their number-one suspect. The jury thought so, too. Eight years later and out on parole, Niki Fife hires Kinsey Millhone to find out who really killed her late husband. A trail that is eight years cold. A trail that reaches out to enfold a bitter, wealthy, and foul-mouthed old woman and a young boy, born deaf, whose memory cannot be trusted. A trail that leads to a lawyer defensively loyal to a dead partner--and disarmingly attractive to Millhone; to an ex-wife, brave, lucid, lovely--and still angry over Fife's betrayal of her; to a not-so-young secretary with too high a salary for too few skills--and too many debts left owing: The trail twists to include them all, with Millhone following every turn until it finally twists back on itself and she finds herself face-to-face with a killer cunning enough to get away with murder.

s

A Is for Alibi by Sue Grafton

Publisher: Im-Press, 2001
ISBN: 9780762188604
ID: Mar0383

BCE. Signed! Hardcover Book of the Month Impress Mysteries, Best Mysteries of all Times special edition. Fine book in fine jacket, Signed on the title page and is author's signature only. Minimum scuffing and edge wear. No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature.

Price in US $ 250.00

Summary: A tough-talking former cop, private investigator Kinsey Millhone has set up a modest detective agency in a quiet corner of Santa Teresa, California. A twice-divorced loner with few personal possessions and fewer personal attachments, she’s got a soft spot for underdogs and lost causes.  Eight years ago, Nikki Fife was convicted of killing her philandering husband. Now she’s out on parole and needs Kinsey’s help to find the real killer.  If there's one thing that makes Kinsey feel alive, it's playing on the edge. When her investigation turns up a second corpse, more suspects, and a new reason to kill, Kinsey discovers that the edge is closer—and sharper—than she imagined.

s

J is for Judgment by Sue Grafton

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 1993
ISBN: 9780805019353
ID: Mar0382

Flat Signed! Hardcover first edition / first printing. Fine book in fine jacket, not price clipped, Signed on the title page and is author's signature only. Minimum scuffing and edge wear. Shows some aging. No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature.

Price in US $ 29.95

Summary: "J" is for Jaffe: Wendell Jaffe, dead these past five years. Or so it seemed until his former insurance agent spotted him in the bar of a dusty little resort halfway between Cabo San Lucas and La Paz. Five years ago, when Jaffe's thirty-five-foot Fuji ketch was found drifting off the Baja coast, it seemed a sure thing he'd gone overboard. The note he left behind admitted he was flat broke, his business bankrupt, his real estate gambit nothing but a huge Ponzi scheme about to collapse, with criminal indictment certain to follow. When the authorities soon after descended on his banks and his books, there was nothing left: Jaffe had stripped the lot. But Jaffe wasn't quite without assets. There was the $500,000 life insurance policy made out to his wife and underwritten by California Fidelity. With no corpse to prove death, however, the insurance company was in no hurry to pay the claim. Dana Jaffe had to wait out the statutory five years until her missing husband could be declared legally dead. Just two months before Wendell Jaffe was sighted in that dusty resort bar, California Fidelity finally paid in full. Now they wanted the truth. And they were willing to hire Kinsey Millhone to dig it up.

s

L is for Lawless by Sue Grafton

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 1995
ISBN: 9780805019377
ID: Mar0381

Flat Signed! Hardcover first edition / first printing. Fine book in fine jacket, not price clipped, Signed on the title page and is author's signature only. Minimum scuffing and edge wear. No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature.

Price in US $ 29.95

Summary: Henry Pitt, her longtime landlord asks her to help a fellow neighbor find evidence that his grandfather served in the military during the Second World War. With such proof, the man can be decently buried, courtesy of the U.S. government. It seems such a simple thing, but with Kinsey, it rarely is. Before long she finds herself entangled with an eccentric and quarrelsome family as well as a long lost buddy who has turned up just in time to get himself beaten up in a robbery attempt of the alleged veteran's apartment. It seems there is a reason the Armed Services have no record of the dead man's service. Kinsey sets out to determine what he might have been doing instead of fighting against the Japanese and why someone might think his shabby apartment worth a burgle.

s

M is for Malice by Sue Grafton

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 1996
ISBN: 9780805036374
ID: Mar0380

Flat Signed! Hardcover first edition / first printing. Fine book in fine jacket, not price clipped, Signed on the title page and is author's signature only. Minimum scuffing and edge wear. No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature.

Price in US $ 29.95

Summary: "Every investigation has a nature of its own, but there are certain shared characteristics," explains private eye Kinsey Millhone in her 13th alphabetic outing. "Here's what you hope for: a chance remark from the former neighbor on a skip-trace, a penciled notation on the corner of a document, an ex-spouse with a grudge, the number on an account, an item overlooked at the scene of a crime. Here's what you expect: the dead ends, bureaucratic bullheadedness, the cul-de-sacs, trails that go nowhere or simply fade into thin air, denials, prevarications, the blank-eyed stares from all the hostile witnesses. Here's what you know: that you've done it before and you have the toughness and determination to pull it off again. Here's what you want: justice. Here's what you'll settle for: something equivalent, the quid pro quo." All of the above are on display in Grafton's latest entry in her increasingly popular series set in a thinly-disguised Santa Barbara, as the virtually ageless Kinsey finds and loses a missing heir and gets back an old lover.

s

N is for Noose by Sue Grafton

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 1998
ISBN: 9780805036503
ID: Mar0379

Flat Signed! Hardcover first edition / first printing. Fine book in fine jacket, not price clipped, Signed on the title page and is author's signature only. Minimum scuffing and edge wear. No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature.

Price in US $ 29.95

Summary: "Suppose we could peer through a tiny peephole in time and chance upon a flash of what was coming up in the years ahead?" The questioner is Kinsey Millhone, middle-aged, two-time divorcee detective and junk food junkie star of Sue Grafton's popular "alphabet" mysteries; the book is "'N' Is for Noose". If Kinsey had had just a smidgen of foresight, she would never have taken her current case, handed down to her from her on-again, off-again flame and comrade in arms, Robert Dietz. We encounter the two this time out after Deitz's knee surgery, as Kinsey drives his "snazzy little red Porsche" back to Carson City, where she checks out his digs for the first time. To her surprise, he lives in a palatial penthouse, which--under the unspoken bylaws of investigative etiquette--she qualmlessly snoops through. They sit around for a fortnight playing gin rummy and eating peanut butter and pickle sandwiches together, but perennially single Kinsey grows wary: "It was time to hit the road before our togetherness began to chafe. She heads off to meet Dietz's former client, Mrs. Selma Newquist, a devastated widow whose makeup tips seem to come from Tammy Faye Baker. Her husband Tom Newquist, a detective himself, had been working on a mysterious case when he abruptly died of a heart attack. Selma suspects foul play, but bless her, she isn't the brightest star in the sky and can't figure out what Tom was working on even though he's left behind enough paper to fill a recycling truck. Kinsey digs right in and roams the sleepy, one-horse town of Nota Lake for clues, interviewing a colorful cast of in-laws and locals. Beneath the quaint, quiet, country veneer, she unearths a bubbling hotbed of internal strife and familial double-dealing. Was Tom covering up for his partner? Is Selma protecting someone? Grafton's knack for gritty details and realistic characters ("[Selma's] skin tones suggested dark coloring, but her hair was a confection of white-blond curls, like a cloud of cotton candy.--Rebekah Warren, Bestsellers editor

s

O is for Outlaw by Sue Grafton

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 1999
ISBN: 9780805059557
ID: Mar0378

Flat Signed! Hardcover first edition / first printing. Fine book in fine jacket, not price clipped, Signed on the title page and is author's signature only. Minimum scuffing and edge wear. No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature.

Price in US $ 29.95

Summary: Wise-cracking, staunchly independent, and chronically curious, Grafton's gritty gumshoe Kinsey Millhone is back. This time, the alphabet series star will take on the toughest case to date: her past. What begins as a random phone call from a "storage space scavenger" (someone who buys the contents of defaulted storage units) leads Kinsey to a box of old papers and personal effects that her ex-husband, Mickey Magruder, left behind. Inside, she finds a 15-year-old unsent letter from a bartender that, among other things, reveals her former hubby was having an affair. The letter also contains details about the murder of a transient--a crime for which Mickey was blamed. Although never convicted, Mickey was ruined--losing his job, wife, and friends. But 15 years later, Kinsey realizes that foul play may have been involved in the murder, a deadly temptation for her."--Rebekah Warren"

s

"P" Is For Peril by Sue Grafton

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons/Bookspan, 2001
ISBN: 9780739418222
ID: Mar0377

Signed! Hardcover first edition / first printing. Fine book in fine jacket, not price clipped, Signed on a custom designed bookplate and is author's signature only. Minimum scuffing and edge wear. No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature.

Price in US $ 24.95

Summary: In her latest adventure, Kinsey Millhone enters the world of noir. A shadowland in which the mysterious disappearance of a prominent physician leads Kinsey into a danger-filled maze of duplicity and double-dealing... It is now nine weeks since Dr Dowan Purcell vanished without trace. The sixtynine-year-old doctor had said goodnight to his colleagues at the Pacific Meadows nursing home, had climbed into his car and driven away - never to be seen again. His embittered first wife Fiona is convinced he is still alive. His second wife, Crystal - a former stripper forty years his junior - is just as sure he is dead. Enter private investigator Kinsey Malone, hired by Fiona to find out just what has happened to the man they loved. Enter also Tommy Hevener, an attractive flame-haired twenty-something who has set his romantic sights on Kinsey. And Tommy is a man with a very interesting past...

s

T is for Trespass (Kinsey Millhone Mysteries) by Sue Grafton

Publisher: Berkley (2008), Edition: Reprint, Mass Market Paperback, 384 pages, 2008
ISBN: 9780425224847
ID: Mar0376

Signed! Hardcover first edition / first printing. Fine book in fine jacket, not price clipped, Signed on a custom designed bookplate and is author's signature only. Minimum scuffing and edge wear. No writing or marks Comes with Certificate of Authenticity for author's signature.

Price in US $ 24.95

Summary: Private Investigator Kinsey Millhone embarks on a terrifying but all-too-real ride that will reveal not everyone is who they say they are.