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Tales of Topanga
Mary Miller

160 pages, paperback, $9.95
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The Tarnished Shield
A Novel
John J. Delamer
192 pages, paperback, $12.95
ISBN 1-56474-156-7
NYPD Detective Sergeant Jack Harley has seen the rules bent, but his own hands are clean. Now a special prosecutor wants him to dish up dirt on his fellow detectives, and he doesn't care who gets hurt. Harley's two choices: play the game, or go out fighting.

"Delamer has opened the real world of law enforcement--its triumphs and frustrations--with the expertise of a Joseph Wambaugh." —Raymond Lech, author of All the Drowned Sailors
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The Teed-Off Ghost
A Hawaiian Golf Mystery
Lee Tyler
ISBN 1-56474-389-6
192 pages, paperback, $12.95
Golfing sleuths Harry Winslow and June Jacobs are called to the Kohala coast of Kona to solve a mystery: somebody—or something—is disrupting the progress of golf course construction and maintenance at the new Mauna Makai resort. The course is due to open in a week, but things keep going wrong. Win and June are happy to have a chance to work in this romantic island paradise, but paradise gets complicated when their romance gets out of hand. By the time they discover who's behind the pranks, it's almost too late to salvage the hotel's reputation and their own relationship. The Teed-Off Ghost is full of humor, authentic Hawaiian lore, and golf.
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That Air Forever Dark
An Adventure Novel
Bradford Dillman
ISBN 1-56474-371-3
192 pages, paperback, $14.95
This high-stakes adventure novel takes a small group of Americans on an excursion to New Guinea.
Vacation turns to nightmare when their plane is hijacked by a terrorist and makes a forced landing in
a swamp populated by a tribe of small naked headhunters who have never seen white people before.
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Thirst for a Rainbow
A Novel
Edna M. Marstad
224 pages, paperback, $12.95
ISBN 156474-296-2
A novel about the adventures, mishaps, and relationships of the twelve people--eleven women and one man--aboard a cargo freighter bound for Costa Rica. Who is the mysterious woman who always wears a lace mantilla, and why is she so often confined to her room? Can two people push aside the memories of the past and the troubles of the present to rise to a new challenge? By the time their journey ends these passengers will have changed and will never again be the same.
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Thirties Guys
A Novel
Charles Walnut
176 pages, paperback, $12.95
ISBN 1-56474-278-4
Gus and Nukie were high school classmates in the innocent days before World War II. But never have two friends been less alike. Split apart by the events of history, Gus and Nukie nevertheless were determined to keep in touch. And though years elapsed without their seeing each other, the bonds of friendship formed in youth remained with them until they finally met again to reminisce over old times and discuss how the world had changed around them.
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Till I'm With You Again
A Novel
Edna Jeffrey
ISBN 1-56474-452-3
256 pages, paperback, $14.95

Edna, a single mother for over forty years, is surprised by a vision one morning: a young Turkish gentleman whom she knew and loved briefly in the 1940s has now come back to her, across the distance of time. Ali, who may be a spirit but is more than real to Edna, spends time with her every morning, reminding her of the romance she had with him when she was known as Jane Martin, a young would-be model in New York and a jazz singer in San Francisco. That adventure, so long ago, was full of love and intrigue, politics and danger. She now remembers it clearly—both the romantic thrills and the heartbreak of separation. Fortunately for Edna and for Ali, they are now reunited and will always be so, even after Edna joins him on the 'other side.'
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Twenty Questions
A Collection of Short and Very Short StoriesPaul McComas
160 pages, paperback, $10.95
ISBN 1-56474-238-5
The stories in this debut collection about young urbanites raise more questions than answers. Questions about desire, heartbreak, hope, madness, physical scars and emotional healing, the delerium of romance and the fleetingness of youth.
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