First U.K. edition. First hardcover edition. Originally published in U.S. as a PBO. Fine in fine dust jacket. Taylor Adams, a prostitute and artist's model, has committed suicide, or so it appears. The neurotic artist, Roxanne Gautier, had painted an unsettling series of pictures of Adams. Is she involved? As ex-cop, Kevin Bryce, investigates, he is drawn into a nightmare world of corruption, blackmail, and moral decay. Recommended. 1990 Edgar Award nominee.
Inventory Number: 13326