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1 Benchley, Peter Rummies
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Random House Inc 1989 0394576675 / 9780394576671 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Beige boards, black cloth covered spine. 257 pages. Dust jacket protected by mylar cover. Very clean book. Stated First Edition. All orders processed and sent within one business day. Proud member IOBA- Independent Online Booksellers Association.Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 22.20 USD
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Whispers from St. Mary's Well, Carol Kenny
2 Carol Kenny Whispers from St. Mary's Well
St. Mary's County Sole Sentinel Press 2009 1449595944 / 9781449595944 First Edition Soft Cover Brand New No Jacket as issued 
"Whispers from St. Mary's Well" is a fictional family saga steeped in mystery and mysticism. It chronicles the life of Caroline Rose Newlyn, who was born in St. Mary's County, Maryland, in 1851-beneath the veil, predicting episodes of clairvoyance. She witnesses her family's painful losses, her mother's descent into deep depression, and a brutal murder that incites decades of racial violence. Virtually orphaned at a young age, she must find a way to raise herself with help from spiritual allies, a supportive community, and her role model, Cappy the Madcap, a character from her favorite book. The books that young Caroline read as a child inspired her, just as this book has inspired many readers. Please join them on a journey into the nineteenth century and into the world beyond. The book is narrated by Caroline's great-granddaughter, Carrie Rose Stillwell. While researching her genealogy she slips into a hypnotic trance and witnesses Caroline's traumatic childhood, discovering truths about her own life by diving into the wellspring of her heritage. She shares this story with you and encourages you to examine your own life through the eyes of your ancestors. You will be amazed by what you'll discover. This novel includes a Reading Group Discussion Guide, and the author, Carol Kenny, a long-time supporter of book clubs, invites your reading group to join her in the discussion of this book. You may visit her at www.carolkenny.com. 
Price: 14.99 USD
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3 Dravis, Lee Key Monster
Frederick, Maryland, U.S.A. Publishamerica Inc 2000 1588511030 / 9781588511034 First Printing Paperback As New Signed
Book is not used, it is brand new and signed. "A burnt-out charter boat captain, a failure at life , Eugene 'winch' Winchell pilots the Stuffed Ham, a 57 foot cruiser he found at an IRS auction. When he encouters a sea- monster in the Chesapeake, Winch snaps and seeks shelter in rum- soaked Key West. But he doesn't know he's being hunted by the vengeful former ownter of the Ham, Big Jim Quinn, who is determined to recover his appropriated yacht even if he has to kill the oblivious captain."Signed by Author. Soft Cover. As New. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 33.30 USD
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Outlander (First Edition), Gabaldon, Diana
4 Gabaldon, Diana Outlander (First Edition)
New York Delacorte Press 1991 0385302304 / 9780385302302 First Hardcover Very good Good 
First edition. Full number line. Solid binding. Some minor shelf wear. Jacket has some crackling, and is not protected by archival quality mylar cover. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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5 Goldman, E.S The Palmer Method: Stories
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A. John Daniel & Co 1995 188028409x / 9781880284094 Paperback Very Good 
Very clean copy.320 ppg. "His writing is wise, and tender, acute in its assault upon social snobbery and other pretensions, shrewd in its even-handed understanding of the business world, absorbing in its insistence upon moral weight and the consequences of greed and heartlessness. This collection of his stories is as striking a testament to the possibilities of the form as will likely be published in America for many a year." fromt he forewrd by C. Michael Curits, Senior Editor, The Atlantic Monthly.Trade Paperback. Very Good. 
Price: 11.10 USD
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Hard Crabs and Cultured Pearls, Jane Vincent
6 Jane Vincent Hard Crabs and Cultured Pearls
0595291864 / 9780595291861 paperback brand new 
When real estate agent Diana Sullivan, raised in affluent in Chevy Chase, steps from her car onto the gravel parking lot of Mattingly's General Store in June 1957, she enters an unfamiliar world--the isolated and rural 7th District of St. Mary's County in Southern Maryland. As she walks toward the store seeking directions, she is jostled by a young man. While Harry helps Diana retrieve the scattered contents of her purse, he gives her a preview of the local vernacular and mannerisms. Although Diana leaves the young waterman in anger after this volatile first meeting, she will welcome Harry's assistance later in the day. In time, Diana grows to love Harry, his family, and the region's culture. She enjoys the warmth and acceptance of the locals, a tightly knit community of watermen and tobacco farmers, many of whose families' roots extent back to Southern Maryland's colonial days. However, she knows that her upper-class family would disapprove of her involvement with these rural people. Soon, critical external pressures buffet the cocoon that Diana and Harry have spun around their relationship, causing the two lovers to question whether their love can survive. 
Price: 32.99 USD
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7 Johansen, Iris Final Target
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Bantam Dell Pub Group 2001 0553800949 / 9780553800944 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover As New As New Jacket 
Still in original shrink wrap! "No sooner does Melissa Riley arrive at her sister's isolated Virginia country home than she finds herself drawn into a drama she never expected. Years earlier, her sister, the renowned Dr. Jessica Riley, had pulled Melissa out of the darkness of severe catatonic trauma. Now she's attempting to do the same for the daughter of the President of the United States." All orders processed within 24 hours.Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 11.10 USD
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8 Julia, H.J. Lunes Wind in Season
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Upper Story 1991 0962618004 / 9780962618000 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Ex- library with normal markings and card envelope attached to rear cover. Pages are clean and bright. 248 pp.Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 22.20 USD
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9 Kemelman, Harry Monday the Rabbi Took Off
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1972 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Black cloth boards. Clean. DJ is somewhat tattered at the edges. 316 ppg. A small stain on rear fep. "The eagerly awaited new novel in the rabbi detective series, featuring Rabbi David Small, who can see the thirds side of any question. Six years has the rabbi labored in the unchanging- certainly unappreciative- vineyards of Barnard's Crossing. But even a rabbi can fall prey to the seven- year itch, and David Small (a rabbi like no other) makes a private exodus to Israel to soothe his soul..."Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 22.20 USD
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10 Kipling, Rudyard The Jungle Books Volume 2
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company 1948 Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket Watson 
Book is very solid. Owners name is written on front and rear pastedown. Some tears to dj. small tear to spine of book on top. Green boards with gray leaves. DJ covered in mylar jacket. 197 pp.Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Watson. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 16.70 USD
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11 Krentz, Jayne Ann Light in Shadow
New York, NY, U.S.A. Putnam Publishing Group, The 2002 0399149384 / 9780399149382 No Jacket Jacket Signed
No jacket. Appears unread.Signed by Author. 
Price: 16.10 USD
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12 Marsh, Ngaio Death in a White Tie
New York Pocketbooks, Inc. 1943 Paperback Good 
Book is in very nice shape. Normal creases and shelf wear. Previous owners name inside and on edge of pages. Red endpapers. Book number 137.Soft Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5" - 6" Tall. 
Price: 22.20 USD
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13 Mitchell, Gladys Uncoffind Clay
Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A. St Martins Pr 1982 0312828578 / 9780312828578 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean pages. Previous owner's name on ffep. Small folds and a few tears and chips to dj, which is now protected by mylar cover. "The tranquil life of the pleasant little town of Strode Hillary is upset when a wealthy Arab buys the nearby country estate." All orders processed and sent within one business day, carefully packaged with confirmation. Proud member IOBA- Independent Online Booksellers Association.Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 27.80 USD
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14 Nguyen, Kien The Tapestries: A Novel
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Little Brown & Co 2002 0316284416 / 9780316284417 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean inside and out. Solid book, unmarked. "The Tapestries is inspired by the true story of the author's grandfather, a tapestry weaver in the last imperial court of Vietnam." We process all orders within 24 hours.Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 16.70 USD
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15 Parrish, Tim Red Stick Men: Stories
Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.A. Univ Pr of Mississippi 2000 1578062632 / 9781578062638 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean book that appears to be unread. Mylar protected dustjacket. Gift quality."Five of these stories follow a family from the face- to- fact racial tensions of the 1960's through the distant CNN blare of the Persian Gulf War. Plotting a family's history- the ups and downs of a Vietnam vet, a mother with lupus, and a sensitive boy striving to undersatnd his parents and neighbors- this quintet has the satisfying arc of a novella." All orders processed and sent within 24 hours.Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Reibel, Paula Morning Moon
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. William Morrow & Co 1985 0688039723 / 9780688039721 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
Signed and inscribed by author on title page.Clean book with slight fading to edges of dj and boards. "In a tradition-ruled Jewish village of Austria- Hungary in the 1890's, it is an outrage for a woman to resist the marriage arranged for her. But the headstrong Mindel Rossner dares to refuse, though her groom-to-be is the much-sought-after Avrum Gentz, who is handsome, educated, and a local hero..."Signed by Author. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 33.30 USD
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17 Swados Nights in the Gardens of Brooklyn
Little, Brown and Company 1960 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Jacket 
Tan and brown boards. Previous owners name marked out with marker on front pastedown. Very clean pages. Some foxing to top edges of pages and top of boards. 248 pp.Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 16.60 USD
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18 Wibberley, Leonard Mrs. Searwood's Secret Weapon
Boston Little, Brown & Company 1954 Hardcover Good No Jacket Jacket Chappell, Warren 
Blue boards, darker blue cloth spine. Pages slightly darkened with age. Corners bumped. 294 pages. Previous owners name on ffep.Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Chappell, Warren. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 44.40 USD
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