|J & S Books
The Mystery Shop
|Oh, dear. I never realized
what a terrible lot of
explaining one has to do
in a murder.
|Our mystery shop is the place to find the latest books, and
some hard-to-find books, by your favorite authors and
featuring your favorite sleuths. We may add a little mystery
of our own from time to time.
|J & S Books
P.O. Box 1164
Anderson, SC 29622
|Nine-and Death Makes Ten by Carter Dickson. William Morrow, NY, 1940.
First edition. Carter Dickson is the nom-de-plume of John Dickson Carr. A
prolific writer, Dickson is widely regarded as the epitome of the golden age
mysteries, marked by intricate plots of which the puzzle is the most
important element. Jacket and book are in good condition. $325.00
|Hot Six by Janet Evanovich. St. Martin's, NY, 2000. First printing. The sixth
entry in the series with the wonderful Stephanie Plum as bounty hunter and
sleuth nonpareil. Book and jacket in very good condition. $9.50
|Goodnight, Irene by Jan Burke. Simon & Schuster, NY, 1993. First edition.
The introduction of Irene Kelly, reporter and amateur sleuth. Book and
jacket are in very good condition. Flat signed on the second front free end
|Dead Famous by Carol O'Connell. Putnam, NY, 2003. Big Apple police
detective Kathy Mallory (but don't call her Kathy if you know what's good for
you) investigates the serial murders of a trial jury. Nobody wants her on the
case, but that doesn't even slow her down. Book and jacket are in very
good condition. Flat signed on the second front free end paper. $28.00.
|A Grave Denied by Dana Stabenow. St. Martin's Press, NY, 2003. Kate
Shugak is not your ordinary literary detective. Afterall, she homesteads in
the wilds of Alaska, wanting to be left alone but unable to keep trouble from
following her even to this remote spot. Book and jacket are in very good