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24 short stories mystery romance intrigue Poised Like a Knife book + Ellery Queen Magazine May 84

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Lot of 2 fiction publications- Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine May 1984 edition, used acceptable copy shows handling, minor stains and blemishes, pages yellowed, text still sharp and clear. Scarring on front cover from removal of original address label. Fragile thin covers have some tears and small missing areas. 14 short stories, see photos for listings, Also poems on the inside back cover by Isaac Asimov. No writing on interior. Book Poised Like a Knife, new, first printing with minor errors.

First Printing, so marked on title page.
Poised Like a Knife - 10 stories of mystery, romance and intrigue by Deborah DR Kralich including 2 Lt. Plate in Sand Waves Mysteries-
1. Poised Like a Knife- a hurricane threatens the community but a murderer is a bigger threat as the storm approaches.
2. The Simple Way- Lt. Plate must determine which of two similar fiancees a wealthy oil man finally chose between because the spurned girlfriend was driven to murder.
3. Glorious Love and Legitimate Death- On the eve of World War I a young American man is recruited to serve his country as a spy and his mission takes him into the world of British aristocracy.
4. A Business Deal - As France faces revolution, I8th century intrigue sets a dangerous path for a young girl determined to go her own way regardless of world chaos.
5. Lucretia: A Ghost from the Past- a man faces truth about his past on a city street when he encounters a woman he never expected to see again.
6. Goodbye to Anna Maria: A lost man returns home from war to find nothing as he remembers it, an unknown woman in place of his wife, and everyone else deny any war is taking place.
7. The Iced Trap - A couple cannot escape evil by hiding in the snow.
8. Ginger- Evading adulthood damages a woman, her family, and her little boy.
9 the Wounded Man- an angry wife flees her home and husband only to encounter another man desperately needing help with no one but her to come to his aide.
10. Ghost Stories- the long dead wife of a wealthy rancher haunts his new city-bred bride as she tries to adjust to life on a vast Texas ranch.
All 10 stories in one 6 by 9 paperback, 12 pt font, 151 pages. ISBN 9781942542162

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Book may have been updated to correct errors since printing. May contain minor typographical errors which will not inhibit the story at all. Selling out of print copies at low prices allows for a bargain copy at free shipping. Book will be like new and will have no marks, writing, or other damage. Limited supply.


    • ISBN 9781942542162
    • Brand Ruskras Corner
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