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By: ATKINSON, Hugh.
Publisher: Brighton: Angus & Robertson, 1978. 0207958130,
1st Angus & Robertson ed. Fiction. "A compelling revelation of international power play, where, in a new kind of war, the world's resources of food, oil and minerals are the weapons and unimaginable wealth the prize". Pp. 198, slight toning to pages. Dark blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w, slight rubbing to edges. G/G+. View more info
Publisher: London: Hamish Hamilton, 1975.,
1st ed. "For Ben and Charity it was their most exciting case, a case which involved money, beautiful women, and human killers as savage as the requiem shark and much more dangerously cunning." Pp.212. Red cloth, d/w design by Roger King. VG/VG. View more info
Publisher: London: Brown, Watson Ltd (Digit Books), nd. 0,
The author's third book, but the first in "The Saint" series featuring Simon Templar. Pp.160, repaired tear to top of half-title page, pages browning. Paperback, illustration of a ship piled with gold and the familiar cartoon figure of "The Saint" with his halo standing on the prow. spine edge scuffed, some brown patches to rear cover. Scarce in this imprint. G+. View more info
Publisher: London: The Thriller Book Club, 1960.,
"Chet Carson, an escaped convict, arrives at "Point of No Return", a lonely desert filling station run by a good natured Swede and his avaricious Italian wife. The Swede has a safe full of money. "Open the safe and get me the money or you go back to jail", the wife tells Carson...." Pp.186. Green cloth, dustwrapper has edge wear and tear to top of spine. VG/G+. View more info
Publisher: London: Michael Joseph, 1987. 0718127986,
1st ed. Hardback. "Finely written, taut and atmospheric, 'A Choice of Nightmares' is a gripping psychological thriller which marks the debut of a writer of extraordinary power." Pp.266, slight toning to pages. Blue cloth, d/w illustration by Alun Hood. VG/VG. View more info
By: FOLLETT, James.
Publisher: London: Methuen, 1988. 0413140407,
1st edition. "It is the late 1960's and General de Gaulle has cancelled Israel's order for fifty Mirage 5 jet fighters - a stunning blow for the Israeli Air Force, depleted by SAM missiles after the six-day war....Daniel Kalen, an Israeli fighter pilot grounded after injury, has been given an extraordinary mission by Mossad: to steal the blueprints - all 250,000 of them - so that Israel can build her own version of the fighter." Pp.388, toning to pages. Blue clo... View more info
By: GEDDES, Paul.
Publisher: London: The Bodley Head, 1985. 0370308549,
1st ed. Hardback. "Antonia Strachan was not the Director of the Central Crimes Bureau's firts choice for the delicate inquiry which had landed on his desk. But Antrim could not wait: the Prime Minister had been warned that a major financial scandal implicating the Chancellor of the Exchequor was likely to break..." Pp.219, slight toning to pages. Black cloth, d/w by Les Wies. VG/VG. View more info
By: GIBSON, George.
Publisher: Lymington: Nautical,1977. 0245530401,
1st ed. "In 'Captain Incognito', his second novel, George Gibson portrays the authentic atmosphere of life at sea in a modern freighter, and he builds up drama and suspense in a plot as plausible as his characters are convincing and astutely drawn." Pp.207, scuffed spot to fep. Orange cloth has minor creasing to boards, d/w slightly rubbed - design by Keith Blount LSIA. VG/VG. View more info
By: GOULD, Nat.
Publisher: London: John Long, nd.,
211th thousand. A John Long Four-Square Racing Thriller, originally published in 1917. Pp144, slight toning to pages. Paperback, slightly rubbed with small chip to lower front fore-edge. G+.**Nat Gould (1857-1919) was possibly one of the most prolific of writers on horses and horse racing. Although born in Manchester, he lived and worked in Australia for many years. "Because his books were so widely read, his descriptions of Australian life, based on the eleven years tha... View more info
By: HALIL, Lola.
Publisher: London: Prosperity, 1983. 09055906103,
"Set principally in Cyprus, this realistic first-person novel beginsin 1976 as Isobel Alishan, an Englishwoman, arrives at Ercan Airport in Northern Cyprus for a brief visit. On an island split into two by the 1974 Turkish invasion, memories come flooding back..." Pp.172. Pbk, cover design by Malcolm Young. VG. View more info
Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1983. 0224020803,
1st ed. "Duff Hart-Davis builds his story to a crescendo of suspense and excitement among the great peaks of Knoydart, on the West Coast...The claustrophobia which threatens to destroy a man on the run is brilliantly contrasted with the barren immensity of the Scottish hills." P.287, maps of Scottish hills to endpapers. Green cloth, d/w designed by Bill Botten. VG/VG. View more info
By: KEMP, Sarah.
Publisher: London: Century, 1986. 0712695087,
1st ed. "...Sarah Kemp has brought into play the ancient art of falconry, and the equally ancient art of persuasion, to create a baffling string of cases for Detective Chief Inspector Derek Arkwright and his subordinates at Scotland Yard. So baffling that Tina May's help is recruited in the search for the perpetrator of a series of simulated suicides." Pp.182. Blue cloth, d/w illustration by Alun Hood. VG/VG. View more info