Publication: Headline, 1996, London
First edition. As new, unread copy in dust jacket. Tim Lacy is asked to install warning devices in the home of a wealthy writer of antiquarian books, who owns the most comprehensive collection of torture instruments in private hands. Despite all the warning alarms, the pride of the collection, Cumberland's Cradle of which the owner has written extensively, is stolen. Two days later, the owner is brutally reunited with his property.
Inventory Number: 43461