London: Hutchinson, 1997. First UK edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 376pp. Large octavo [24 cm] Black cloth covered boards and a gilt stamped title on the spine. Very good. The covers are mildly cocked. The bottom edge of the text block is soiled. Internally, very clean. In a near fine dust jacket, with light creasing. Publisher's large price sticker on the front panel. Item #32224
Signed by the author on the title page. "Carol O'Connell's characters have an individuality and depth often missing from the genre, and she has created a woman detective, Kathy Mallory, with real presence." - Daily Express.