First U. S. edition. Author's second book. Originally published in the U. K. as PRAY SILENCE. Fine, bright copy in dust jacket with light professional restoration to spine ends and corners. Tommy Hambledon of the British Intelligence Service in his second appearance, as a victim of amnesia caused by the fighting in World War I. In his first book, DRINK TO YESTERDAY, Tommy is an English spy operating behind enemy lines in Germany. This book continues with Tommy operating as a spy in Nazi Germany, and he also continues to experience bouts of amnesia, but as the novel draws to a close he discovers his real identity and looks forward to using his talents in the future to help Scotland Yard. Crime Club mystery novel. A Haycraft/Queen cornerstone title.
Inventory Number: 29536