1980s > 1988

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    A Thief of Time by Tony Hillerman

A noted anthropologist vanishes at a moonlit Indian ruin where "thieves of time" ravage sacred ground for profit. When two corpses appear amid stolen goods and bones at an ancient burial site, Navajo Tribal Policemen Lt. Joe Leaphorn and Officer Jim Chee must plunge into the past to unearth the astonishing truth behind a mystifying series of horrific murders.

Year: 1988
Genre: Police Procedural

    Alaska by James A. Michener

In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska's fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present. As his characters struggle for survival, Michener weaves together the exciting high points of Alaska's story: its brutal origins; the American acquisition; the gold rush; the tremendous growth and exploitation of the salmon industry; the arduous construction of the Alcan Highway, undertaken to defend the territory during W

Year: 1988
Genre: HistoricalWesterns

    Arrow's Fall by Mercedes Lackey

With Elspeth, the heir to the throne of Valdemar, come of marriageable age, Talia, the Queen's Own Herald returns to court to find Queen and heir beset by diplomatic intrigue as various forces vie for control of Elspeth's future.

Year: 1988
Genre: Epic Fantasy

    Bitter Victory by Carlo D'Este

Using a wealth of original sources, D'Este paints an unforgettable portrait of men at war. From the front lines to the councils of the Axis and Allied high commandsBitter Victory offers penetrating reassessments of the men who masterminded the campaign. Thrilling and authoritative, this is military history on an epic scale.

Year: 1988
Genre: WWII: Mediterranean

    Blood Shot by Sara Paretsky

V.I. Warshawski isn't crazy about going back to her old south Chicago neighborhood, but a promise is something she always keeps. Caroline, a childhood friend, has a dying mother and a problem -- after twenty-five years she wants V.I. to find the father she never knew. But when V.I. starts probing into the past, she not only finds out where all the bodies are buried -- she stumbles onto a very new corpse.

Year: 1988
Genre: Missing PersonPrivate Eye

    Crimson Joy by Robert B. Parker

A serial killer is on the loose in Beantown and the cops can't catch him. But when the killer leaves his red rose calling card for Spenser's own Susan Silverman, he gets all the attention that Spenser and Hawk can give.Spenser plays against time while he tracks the Red Rose killer from Boston's Combat Zone to the suburbs. His trap is both daring and brave, and gives the story a satisfying climax.

Year: 1988
Genre: Private EyeSerial Killer

    Disciples of Dread by Hugh B. Cave

The lush island of Jamaica is a wonderful vacation spot — but Mark Donner's not on vacation. He's running for his life from the Disciples of Dread, an international terrorist organization whose leader wants to use Mark to trap his psychically gifted twin brother, Vincent, an American espionage agent.

Year: 1988
Genre: Thriller

    E is for Evidence by Sue Grafton

It all begins with a $5,000 deposit made into Kinsey's bank account. Problem is she's not the one who deposited the money. But when she's accused of being on the take in an industrial arson case, Kinsey realizes someone is framing her... Now with new evidence--and corpses--surfacing around her, she's going to have to act quickly to clear her name before she loses her career, her reputation--and quite possibly her life...

Year: 1988
Genre: Private Eye

    Eternity by Greg Bear

Forty years later, on Gaia, Rhita Vaskayza recklessly pursues her legacy, seeking an Earth once again threatened by forces from within and without. For physicist Konrad Korzenowski, murdered for creating The Way, and resurrected, is compelled by a faction determined to see it opened once more. And humankind will discover just how entirely they have underestimated their ancient adversaries.

Year: 1988
Genre: Action & Adventure SFHard SF

    Exits and Entrances by Gregory Mcdonald

Year: 1988
Genre: Literature




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1988A Thief of Time by Tony Hillerman Police Procedural, Jim Chee, Joe Leaphorn
1988Alaska by James A. Michener Historical, Westerns, Alaska
1988Arrow's Fall by Mercedes Lackey Epic Fantasy, Valdemar
1988Bitter Victory by Carlo D'Este WWII: Mediterranean, Non-Fiction
The Battle for Sicily, 1943
1988Blood Shot by Sara Paretsky Missing Person, Private Eye, V.I. Warshawski
1988Crimson Joy by Robert B. Parker Private Eye, Serial Killer, Spenser, Boston
1988Disciples of Dread by Hugh B. Cave Thriller
1988E is for Evidence by Sue Grafton Private Eye, Kinsey Millhone
1988Eternity by Greg Bear Action & Adventure SF, Hard SF, The Way
1988Exits and Entrances by Gregory Mcdonald Literature
1988Eye of the Storm by Marcia Muller Suspense, Thriller, Sharon McCone
1988Freaky Deaky by Elmore Leonard Revenge, Detroit
1988Heaven's Prisoners by James Lee Burke Crime Fiction, Dave Robicheaux
1988KOKO by Peter Straub Serial Killer, Blue Rose Triology
1988Mitla Pass by Leon Uris Military, Egypt, Israel
1988Mona Lisa Overdrive by William Gibson Cyberpunk, Kidnapping, Sprawl Trilogy
1988Picture This by Joseph Heller Fantasy
1988Prelude to Foundation by Isaac Asimov Science Fiction, Foundation
1988Red Prophet by Orson Scott Card Fantasy, Alvin Maker
1988Shan by Eric Van Lustbader Suspense, Espionage, Jake Maroc, China
1988Sleeping in Flame by Jonathan Carroll Fantasy, Answered Prayers, Vienna
1988Sourcery by Terry Pratchett Fantasy, Satire, Discworld
1988Story of My Life by Jay McInerney Coming of Age
1988The Big Nowhere by James Ellroy Crime Fiction, L.A. Quartet, Los Angeles
1988The Cardinal of the Kremlin by Tom Clancy Cold War, Espionage, Jack Ryan
1988The Devil's Auction by Robert Weinberg Horror
1988The Dime Detectives by Ron Goulart on Pulp Fiction
A Comprehensive History Of The Detective Fiction Pulps
1988The Doolittle Raid by Carroll V Glines Non-Fiction
1988The Icarus Agenda by Robert Ludlum Action, Terrorist
1988The Last Coin by James P. Blaylock Fantasy, The Christian Trilogy
1988The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris Psychological Thriller, Serial Killer, FBI, Hannibal Lecter
1988There are Doors by Gene Wolfe Speculative
1988Treasure by Clive Cussler Treasure Hunt, Conspiracy, Dirk Pitt
1988Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad by George R. R. Martin Action & Adventure SF, The Puppetman Quartet, Wild Cards
1988Wild Cards V: Down and Dirty by George R. R. Martin Action & Adventure SF, Secret History, The Puppetman Quartet, Wild Cards
1988Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett Fantasy, Witches, Discworld
1988Zodiac by Neal Stephenson Eco-Thriller, Humor
1988Doc Savage: Bantam Omnibus #5 by Kenneth Robeson Doc Savage: Bantam Omnibus
1988Doc Savage: Bantam Omnibus #6 by Kenneth Robeson Doc Savage: Bantam Omnibus
1988Doc Savage: Bantam Omnibus #7 by Kenneth Robeson Doc Savage: Bantam Omnibus





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