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RIVERS OF LONDON

By: Aaronovitch, Ben

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Gollancz: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000043006

ISBN: 0575097582

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. My name is Peter Grant and until January I was just probationary constable in that mighty army for justice known to all right-thinking people as the Metropolitan Police Service (and as the Filth to everybody else). My only concerns in life were how to avoid a transfer to the Case Progression Unit - we do paperwork so real copper... View more info

ESCAPE TO LOVE

By: Aarons, Edward S.

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Fawcett Publications, Inc: 1952

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009605

Condition: Very Good+


A highly collectible first edition of this 1952 Fawcett Gold Medal edition. View more info

FOOL'S PROGRESS

By: Abbey, Edward

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000041188

ISBN: 0380708566

Condition: Good


Long after his Desert Solitaire won him a national readership, Edward Abbey provides the fat masterpiece and operatic plainsong that writers and criti cs have been waiting for. The Fool's Progress is a foil for our culture's c liches and good intentions, and it manages to give meaning to the tumultuou s post-World War II years. View more info

DOES MY HEAD LOOK BIG IN THIS

By: Abdel-Fattah, Randa

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Marion Lloyd Books: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000019373

ISBN: 0439950589

Condition: Very Good+


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Don't panic - I'm Islamic| Amal is a 16-year-old Melbourne teen with all the usual obsessions about boys, chocolate and Cosmo magazine. She's also a Muslim, struggling to honour the Islamic faith in a society that doesn' understand it. The story of her decision to "shawl up" and itsttendent anxieties (like how much eyeliner to wear) is funny, surprising and touching by turns. View more info

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THE KILLING OF THE SAINTS

By: ABELLA, ALEX

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Serpent's Tail: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000018997

ISBN: 1852422750

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout. View more info

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THE FAN

By: Abrahams, Peter

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Time Warner Paperbacks: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000011915

ISBN: 0751516759

Condition: Very Good


This dark suspense novel shows the pathological side of fandom. Gil is a ra bid fan of baseball's Chicago White Sox who hopes that the team's newly acq uired free agent, Bobby Rayburn, will deliver the pennant. Meanwhile, Gil's own life is falling apart. Having lost everything-job, wife, and son-he re tains his memories of his own baseball greatness and his obsession with Ray burn as he drifts into robbery and murder. When Gil meets Rayburn and Raybu rn shows up Gil's pr... View more info

CRYING WOLF

By: Abrahams, Peter

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Fawcett: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000036536

ISBN: 0345435036

Condition: Very Good


For Nat and his new friends, Grace and Izzie Zorn, twin sisters as seductiv e as they are elusive, it was the perfect plan for some quick cash. A bold scheme with an admirable motive: to save the bright future of a deserving y oung man. And the victim, too, was deserving--an arrogant billionaire who w ould hardly notice a financial loss. All the plotters needed was a believab le story, desperate and frightening, but false. Nothing bad was supposed to happen. They were on... View more info

THE NYMPHOS OF ROCKY FLATS

By: Acevedo, Mario

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Harper Voyager: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000038316

ISBN: 0060833262

Condition: Very Good


Felix Gomez went to Iraq a soldier. He came back a vampire. Now he finds himself pulled into a web of intrigue when an old friend promp ts him to investigate an outbreak of nymphomania at the secret government f acilities in Rocky Flats. He'll find out the cause of all these horny women or die trying! But first he must contend with shadowy government agents, E astern European vampire hunters, and women who just want his body . . . Skewering sexual myths, conspiracy fab... View more info

THE LAMBS OF LONDON

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: London: Chatto & Windus, 200: 2004

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: RWARE0000020482

ISBN: 0701177446

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A crisp clean signed first edition no markings throughout, not an ex-lib: A tour de force in the tradition of Peter Ackroyd's Hawksmoor and Chatterton, a gripping novel of betrayal and deceit set in the teeming streets of nineteenth-century London. View more info

DAN LENO AND THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Minerva: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000032448

ISBN: 074939515X

Condition: Good


In this novel the light and the dark sides of 19th-century London flow into each other, attracting the attention of famous names such as Marx and Giss ing, but also of less-well-known characters, who play a significant role in a tale that is a mixture of fable, adventure and Gothic comedy. View more info

THE LAST TESTAMENT OF OSCAR WILDE

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000032267

ISBN: 0140171118

Condition: Good


Oscar Wilde never wrote a last testament during his isolation in Paris. Thi s book takes the known facts about Oscar Wilde and converts them into a fic tional portrait of the artist and memoir of a life of great contrast - a ca reer which ended with a catastrophic fall from public favour. View more info

LOVE AND DEATH ON LONG ISLAND

By: Adair, Gilbert

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000005738

ISBN: 0749336366

Condition: Very Good


A wealthy and renowned author in his middle fifties becomes obsessed with a young American star. One afternoon, a series of seemingly unrelated and in significant irritants contrives to destroy his cool, Olympian existence and he is forced to confront a long dormant truth about his nature. View more info

BUENAS NOCHES, BUENOS AIRES

By: Adair, Gilbert

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000035156

ISBN: 0571206069

Condition: Very Good


Gilbert Adair's extraordinary new novel constitutes both the exuberant cele bration of, and the melancholy elegy for, that poignantly brief period in t he early 1980s when homosexuals marched collectively, arm in arm, out of th e closet. Not all homosexuals, however. Adair's protagonist, Gideon, a lone ly, horny young Englishman who arrives in Paris at the very beginning of th e decade to take up a teaching post in the local Berlitz, is increasingly f ascinated by the in... View more info

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THE RESTAURANT AT THE END OF THE UNIVERSE

By: Adams, Douglas

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Pan Macmillan: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000044433

ISBN: 0330262130

Condition: Good


Having survived, or so it seems, the exigencies of space travel at the merc y of that definitive volume, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Arthur D ent now seeks a decent cup of tea...Ford Prefect is after a good gin and to nic (or jynnan tonnyx, depending on what planet you've encountered)...and Z aphod Beeblebrox wants a good meal. So what do the intrepid travelers disco ver in this second volume installment of the epic quest? That while Reality is frequently inacc... View more info

DROWN ALL THE DOGS

By: Adcock

Price: ¥350.00

Publisher: Pocket: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000036535

ISBN: 0671883291

Condition: Good


New York detective Neil Hockaday, of the S.C.U.M. patrol--Street Crimes Uni t-Manhattan--journeys to Ireland to uncover the truth about his father, who disappeared during World War II. View more info

KISS OF MIDNIGHT

By: Adrian, Lara

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Dell: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000038277

ISBN: 0553589377

Condition: Very Good


"Evocative, enticing, erotic. Enter Lara Adrian's vampire world and be enchanted." ~J.R. Ward More than 17,000 five-star ratings on Goodreads for KISS OF MIDNIGHT! He watches her from across the crowded dance club, a sensual black-haired s tranger who stirs Gabrielle Maxwell's deepest fantasies. But nothing a bout this night--or this man--is what it seems. For when Gabrielle witnesse s a murder outside the club, reality shifts into something dark and ... View more info

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DUTY AND DESIRE

By: Aidan, Pamela

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Wytherngate Press: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000014469

ISBN: 0972852913

Condition: Near Fine


The second installment in Aidan's Fitzwilliam Darcy trilogy has the Pride a nd Prejudice hero wrestling with his infatuation with Elizabeth Bennet. Whi le Aidan's Darcy exhibits the class snobbery and noblesse oblige readers ex pect of him, he also has a purpose: Darcy decides he must find another woma n "of his own station as beautiful and blessed with wit as Elizabeth Bennet , whose charms would banish her from his mind and displace her in his heart ." While se... View more info

RED POPPIES

By: Alai

Price: ¥3,200.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007983

ISBN: 0618119647

Condition: Fine/Fine


A tight clean first edition/printing, protected in a new brodart wrapper, n ot price clipped/ex library or a book of the month edition. The sweeping epic novel Red Poppies, by Tibetan author Alai, is set in eastern Tibet in the middle of the last century. It chronicles the waning days of the once-powerful Tibetan chieftains and the rise of the Communist Chinese state. The tale is narrated by the son of one of the most powerful chieftains, a son considered an idiot by hi... View more info

PERSON OR PERSONS UNKNOWN (SIR JOHN FIELDING MYSTERIES)

By: Alexander, Bruce

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007465

ISBN: 0399143092

Condition: F/F


A highly collectible first edition, tight clean copy, protected in a new br odart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. Eighteenth-century London comes alive in Alexander's (Watery Grave, fourth Sir John Fielding mystery. Here, Sir John, the blind magistrate of the Bow Street Court, and his ward and helper Jeremy Proctor investigate the murders of prostitutes in Covent Garden. After several deaths occur, it becomes ... View more info

JACK KNAVE AND FOOL (SIR JOHN FIELDING MYSTERIES)

By: Alexander, Bruce

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Putnam Pub Group: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007484

ISBN: 0399144196

Condition: Near Fine/Fine


A highly collectible first edition, tight clean copy, protected in a new br odart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. Sir John Fielding returns in Alexander's entertaining fifth fictionalized case (after Person or Persons Unknown, 1997) for the real-life 18th-century English magistrate known as "Blind Beak." A master of character and plot, Alexander also captures the sounds, smells and social undercurrents... View more info