Category: THRILLER


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The Manipulators.


Price: £6.00

Publisher: Brighton: Angus & Robertson, 1978. 0207958130:

Seller ID: 10629

ISBN: 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

A Requiem of Sharks. (A Novel of Suspense).

By: BUCHANAN, Patrick.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London: Hamish Hamilton, 1975.:

Seller ID: 33044

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

High Jinx.

By: BUCKLEY, William F. Jr.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London: Century, 1986. 0712614435:

Seller ID: 32797

ISBN: 0712614435

1st ed. Seventh spy novel featuring Blackford Oates. Pp.216. Red cloth, d/w. VG/VG. View more info

The Saint Meets the Tiger.

By: CHARTERIS, Leslie.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London: Brown, Watson Ltd (Digit Books), nd. 0:

Seller ID: 36944

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

A Choice of Nightmares.

By: DORNER, Marjorie.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Michael Joseph, 1987. 0718127986:

Seller ID: 32791

ISBN: 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.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: Methuen, 1988. 0413140407:

Seller ID: 38466

ISBN: 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 cloth, dustwrapper has minor edge wear. G+/VG. View more info

A State of Corruption.

By: GEDDES, Paul.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: The Bodley Head, 1985. 0370308549:

Seller ID: 32792

ISBN: 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

Captain Incognito.

By: GIBSON, George.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Lymington: Nautical,1977. 0245530401:

Seller ID: 33027

ISBN: 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

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A Northern Crack.

By: GOULD, Nat.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London: John Long, nd.:

Seller ID: 40812

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 that he spent in Australia, deeply etched themselves in the minds of his readers. Indeed it has been asserted that they were res... View more info

Fire Falcon.


Price: £9.00

Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1983. 0224020803:

Seller ID: 33045

ISBN: 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

The Dirty Area.

By: LUARD, Nicholas.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Hamish Hamilton, 1979. 0241101301:

Seller ID: 37642

ISBN: 0241101301

1st edition. "He was called Ross Callum and in the Tangier straits he was a legend. A flamboyant hell-raising womaniser who, until he disappeared, had owned the fastest launch on the coast and made a fortune running guns to the Sahel rebels and contraband to anyone who would buy it....At least that was what people believed..." Pp.233, owner's armorial bookplate (H.C.D.Laing) to inside front board. Black cloth, dustwrapper slightly sunned to spine. VG/VG. View more info

The Orion Line.

By: LUARD, Nicholas.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London: Secker & Warburg,1976.:

Seller ID: 37643

1st edition. "Underground cells of men and women, heroes, traitors, patriots and criminals, running a wartime network that spanned Europe from Belgium to the Spanish border. That was the Orion Line. But the Orion Line had been penetrated and smashed by the Germans in 1944. Why then was Gareth Owen now being asked to return to the field and trace the Line back to its end?" Pp.217, owner's armorial bookplate (H.C.D.Laing) to front free endpaper. Brown cloth, dustwrapper has some sunning to spine and a 3cm tear to top edge and a couple of other smaller tears but now has a removable clear... View more info

Where the East Wind Blows.

By: MAIR, Alistair.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London: Heinemann, 1972. 0434441031:

Seller ID: 38435

ISBN: 0434441031

1st edition. "The slow, timeless rhythm of the Western Isles is beautifully evoked to form the backgrounde to this story of suspense as it deftly builds up to a pitch of excitement and expectancy." Pp.233. Blue cloth, dustwrapper has chip to top of spine. VG/VG. View more info

The President's Brother.


Price: £8.00

Publisher: Australia: Macdonald Futura, 1985. 0867710071:

Seller ID: 33024

ISBN: 0867710071

1st ed. ""Eddie Lee Webster is a loud-mouthed drunkard, a bully and a boor. Worse, he is the brother of the President of the United States. That he is an embarrassment to the Administration is no secret. But as the cheif suspect in the brutal murder of four black women, he has suddenly become a political liability that can no longer be tolerated..." Pp.210. Blue boards, d/w designed by Adrian Young. VG/VG. View more info

No City of Angels.

By: NOYE, Nick.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Robert Hale, 1983. 0709013108:

Seller ID: 32837

ISBN: 0709013108

1st ed. "An explosive mixture of vice, avarice, chicanery and lust set among Bankok's bars, brothels and restaurants." Pp.224. Black cloth, dustwrapper is in a removable clear protective wrap. VG/VG. View more info

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Explosion! A Peter Gayleigh Story.


Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Ward, Lock & Co.Ltd, 1945.:

Seller ID: 40793

1st edition. A Uranium Bomb Sttory. "Peter Gayleigh's old antagonist and friend, Chief Inspector Herrington of Scotland Yard, sets Gayleigh the task of frustrating the famous Nazi spy's attempts to obtain details of the extraordinary new explosive which Government scientists are perfecting. The result is almost as shattering as that astonishing bomb which brought the war in the Far East so quickly to an end." Pp.224, top edge dusty. Orange cloth, dustwrapper has edge chips. G+/G+. View more info

The Ginger Jar.

By: ROBINSON, Jeffrey.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Sevenoaks: New English Library, 1987. 0450406571:

Seller ID: 33035

ISBN: 0450406571

1st ed. "Who needs the kind of nuclear material which could, correctly processed, make a nuclear bomb?..Richard Holbrook stumbles on the link between his now obsessive search, and the valuable item of antique porcelain purchased by a Hong Kong bank..." Pp.271, slight toning to pages. Black cloth, d/w. VG/VG. View more info

The Hamburg Switch.

By: ROSS, Angus.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London: John Long,1980. 0091405009:

Seller ID: 33041

ISBN: 0091405009

1st ed. "Mark Farrow is given the job of getting out an elderly scientist, working on laser development in East Berlin, who lets it be known that he wants to defect..." Pp.185, spotting to closed page edges. Yellow cloth, d/w. G+/VG. View more info

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Clubfoot The Avenger.

By: WILLIAMS, Valentine.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, nd.(c.1924).:

Seller ID: 40818

5th printing. Being Some Further Adventures of Desmond Okewood, of the Secret Service. "Clubfoot, the sinister and masterful German secret agent, is again on the warpath to wreak his vengeance on the men in the British secret service, who have thwarted his plans. Chief of his enemies are the brothers Francis and Desmond Okewood, who crop up at every turn of this truculent agent's career." Pp.312/8(ads for other publications), spotting to closed page edges. Orange cloth with black title and illustrations to front and spine, slight sunning to spine, slightly cocked. G+. View more info