Crime Fiction Legends - January 2022

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The Flanders Panel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780156029582
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Published: HarperVia - June 7th, 2004

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Julia, an art restorer and evaluator living in Madrid, discovers a painted-over message on a 1471 Flemish masterpiece called La Partida de Ajedrez (The Chess Game) which reads, "Who kills the knight?" With the helped of her old friend and father-figure, an anitques dealer named Cesar, and Munoz, a quiet locak chess master, Julia works to uncover the mystery of a 500-year-old murder.


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The Eight: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780345419088
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 23rd, 1997

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Computer expert Cat Velis is heading for a job in Algeria. Before she goes, a mysterious fortune teller warns her of danger, and an antique dealer asks her to search for pieces to a valuable chess set that has been missing for years... In the South of France in 1790, two convent girls hide valuable pieces of a chess set all over the world because the game that can be played with them is too powerul.


Gentlemen and Players: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060559151
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - December 26th, 2006

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A beautifully-written classic mystery set at a boys school in England by the author of Chocolat.


Mystery Mile (Albert Campion) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781448216659
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Published: Bloomsbury Reader - January 2nd, 2018

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The second in the classic Golden Age Albert Campion mystery series. This one features a chess piece left at the scene of a crime.