Another from a winner of the John Creasey Memorial Award. In the 1930s young librarian Lucy Merrydew is about to marry into the wealthy Bolsover family when she receives a threatening letteraccompanied by a severed finger. Private detective Johnny Black's enquiries to find out who is behind this blackest of mail takes him firstly to Buckfast Hall, the Bolsover family seat, a seethingbroth of intrigue and emotions. When a body is found floating in the river, the emphasis shifts dramatically, and Black finds himself up to his neck in murder most foul.
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Book Description Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: very good +. First edition. 1st edition. Black cloth boards stamped in gilt on the spine. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust-jacket. Second in the Johnny Black series following 'Black Eye'. Bookseller Inventory # 83749
Book Description Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1990. Book Condition: Good. 1st. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP12743939
Book Description Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1990. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 0297797085