Category: Fiction (paperback)


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Silver Hearts (signed)

By: Manning, Jackie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harlequin Historical 20954, 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & Signed by Author

We have a man who's not the marrying kind, and we have a woman looking for family and fulfilment. Golly, I wonder if they'll meet each other? This copy warmly inscribed and signed by Manning, on bio page (facing the copyright page). 296 pages + advertisements for other titles published by Harlequin. Signed by Author sticker to front cover, light edgewear, light surface wear, 3/4" diagonal tear to bottom left corner of front cover, thin reading crease to spine. I... View more info

Slave Queen

By: Gant, Norman

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dell 8059, 1970

Edition: First Edition

Paperback original. A thirteen-year-old African princess captured by slavers and transported across the ocean to New Orleans becomes a beautiful woman who uses her body to rule her master, and becomes "queen of a savage voodoo empire of desire." A terrific copy, unread, internally tight and clean. View more info

Song Without Sermon

By: Woolf, James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Avon 304, 1951

Edition: 1st thus

Reissues the 1950 Creative Age Press first edition. A woman who married a man she didn't love in order to give her illegitimate son a name, and who married another man to give him a gentleman's education, has produced a parasite who is ready to accept all favours from men and women alike (I think he's in government, now). Spine roll, impressions, front cover slightly pulled from fore-edge, 1/4" separation to bottom left spine edge, tanning. View more info

Southern Territory

By: Tallant, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pocket 885, 1953

Edition: 2nd Pocket edition

Cdn.; a story about hard-working and hard-drinking travelling salesmen taking their pleasure where they can, and dreaming of a home they hardly ever visit; cover by Tom Dunn; two diagonal creases to front cover, full-length vertical crease to back cover, some slant, moderate edgewear, handling wear; internally tight; View more info

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Stranger and Alone

By: Redding, J. Saunders

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Popular Library 327, 1951

Edition: 1st paperback edition

Abridged from the original hardcover edition published in 1950 by Harcourt, Brace and Company. The son of a white father and a black mother feels alienated from both races, so he does what any alienated young man might do: sets out "to achieve personal success at any cost," even if his "selfish quest was doomed to culminate in a monstrous betrayal of his own people." 222 pages, plus 2 pages of advertisements for other Popular Library titles. Moderate ... View more info

Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2 volumes)

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz,

1922 & 1921 [1892]. A title from the publisher's Collection of British Authors series, these being Volumes 2800 & 2801. Loose cover and a few loose pages to Volume 1, moderate soil, general wear. View more info

The Affairs of Caroline Cherie

By: St. Laurent, Cecil

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dell 852, 1955

Edition: 1st paperback edition

reissues the 1954 Crown Publishers edition; third in the series featuring Caroline Cherie, a "wildly passionate, unpredictable young minx" and her amorous adventures in Napoleonic days; translated by Coburn Gilman; cover by Freeman Elliot; View more info

The Borgia Blade

By: Fox, Gardner F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Belmont 227, 1961

Edition: 1st Belmont edition

Historical fiction featuring a Renaissance rogue, set in the age of Cesare Borgia and the Madonna of the Roses. A nice copy, clean, tight and square. View more info

The Brat

By: Brewer, Gil

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Greenwich, Gold Medal 708,

Edition: 2nd printing

A young woman enduring "the rotting, sun-blasted shack, the one room where they all lived, slept, made love, died," and "the sly, lustful eyes of her father's friends," is willing to use her lovely body to escape to a new life (curious how seldom it turns out that some guy can do the same thing). Cover illustration by Barye Phillips. Slant, uneven 1/4" tear to bottom edge of front cover/first end paper, some mild waviness at spine, light general wear... View more info

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The Brick Foxhole

By: Brooks, Richard

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Toronto, Studio 110,

Edition: 1st Studio edition

No date (circa 1950). Brooks's first novel, tackling the theme of homosexuality in the army, and its repercussions for one man at the hands of another just out of the service. Published before Brooks became a top Hollywood screenwriter/director, and the basis for Crossfire, a film directed by Edward Dmytryk and that starred Robert Young, Robert Mitchum, and Robert Ryan (you didn't *have* to be named Robert to star in this flick, but apparently it helped a whole helluva... View more info

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The Captain's Doll

By: Lawrence, D.H.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley G-43, 1957

Edition: 1st paperback edition

A collection of seven stories by the author of, among others, 'Lady Chatterley's Lover' and 'Sons and Lovers.' The stories are, "The White Stocking," "Goose Fair," "Second Best," "The Blind Man," "The Blue Moccasins," "The Rocking-Horse Winner," and the title story. 190 pages, cover illustration by Robert Maguire. Tanning, light general wear. View more info

The Case History of Comrade V.

By: Sloan, James Park

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Avon Bard 15362, 1973

Edition: 1st Bard edition

A prisoner supplied with a daily printout detailing his constantly shifting history believes that it and his psychiatrist are in league to make him doubt his own sanity. 160 pages. Rubbing, moderate edgewear, tanning. A nice square copy, internally tight and clean. View more info

The Cautious Amorist

By: Lindsay, Norman

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harlequin 211, 1953

Edition: 1st Harlequin edition

Four people -- three men and a woman -- are stranded on a desert island where an uneasy peace (so to speak) is maintained. Some slant, reading creases, full-length vertical crease to front cover, corner crease, general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

The Chain

By: Wellman, Paul I.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Perma P115, 1951

Edition: 1st Perma edition

originally published in 1949 by Doubleday; a story of love, hate and revenge, of a rich, spoiled woman and a man of God with a secret in his past, a secret which, when it comes to light, causes an entire town to turn against him; chipping to spine ends, some roll, light edgewear, previous owner's signature, fading to edges; View more info

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The Dark Stranger

By: Seale, Sara

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Harlequin 870, 1964

Edition: 1st Harlequin edition

When a gypsy fortune teller informs a young woman that a dark stranger will come into her life the young woman is disbelieving, since she has one of those evil stepmothers who keeps her "decidedly in the background." But this being a Harlequin and all, I figure it won't be long before the background becomes the foreground and romance blooms, especially after someone clubs the evil stepmother over the head, sets fire to her, then scatters her ashes to the winds s... View more info