"There was a desert wind blowing that night.  It was one of those hot dry Santa Anas that come down through the mountain passes and curl your hair and make your nerves jump and your skin itch.  On nights like that every booze party ends in a fight.  Meek little wives feel the edge of the carving knife and study their husbands' necks.  Anything can happen.  You can even get a full glass of beer at a cocktail lounge."
   -- Raymond Chandler, RED WIND





" ..... wanted to record total satisfaction with THE BIG SLEEP 1976 Vintage paperback - the 'age toning' is minimal and inconsequential - the condition is like New to me.  Many thanks.  Dan - New York - May 6, 2020


"I just got my copy of THE STOWAWAY that I ordered from you.  This is a Big Deal.  I've been collecting Georges Simenon books for longer than I can remember.  This is the LAST one.  Yippee.  Mike - California - January 27, 2020


"Thank you very much for the book which has arrived today.  Thanks for the Tracking and the Excellent Service you have provided."     Regards DG - United Kingdom - December 6, 2018



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"Thank you, Ruth, very pleased with the book, better condition than described, and I'm quite picky about my paperbacks.  I still have the 'Scene Of The Crime' mysteries from Dell that I bought new back in the early 80s or thereabouts.  They introduced me (and my Dad) to several authors we had never been exposed to before."           Ed - Florida - March 28, 2018



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"You made my day!  Thank you very much!!  My copy of Slayground just arrived.  Not only is the book as described - actually a bit better, but the careful packaging was nonpareil.  I have been collecting Donald E. Westlake / aka Richard Stark books for about 5 years and I believe that this was the finest packaged book I have ever had the pleasure to receive and unwrap (Christmas came early).  It is great to know that there are other people in the world - like you - that care about books as much as I do.  Thanks again for your fine efforts on my behalf."     Rich - Wisconsin - December 17, 2016



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