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Alison Taylor Bibliography

UK First Edition Books

The following Alison Taylor bibliography contains the criminous titles
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Title   Date Issue Points - Notes
Simeon's Bride Robert Hale 1995 Black cloth, gilt letters, DW 16.99
In Guilty Night Robert Hale 1996 Black boards, silver titles. DJ 16.99
The House of Women Heinemann 1998 Dustwrapper priced 15.99
Unsafe Convictions Heinemann 1999 Black cloth, gilt lettering,  Jacket 10
Child's Play Heinemann 2001 Original price 15.99

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Further Information
Alison G Taylor has one main series character, Superintendent Michael McKenna. The books are collectable and have been well received. The first book, Simeons Bride, is the rarest and most valuable. It was one off the early hyper modern mystery fiction titles to explode in value virtually from publication. A great deal was hype though very modest print runs lead to panic amongst some collectors that they may miss the boat. Things have calmed down somewhat now but the first two titles are still uncommon and do carry something of a premium. The later first editions are all relatively easy to locate.


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