Publication: Hodder & Stoughton Limited, 1945, London
First edition. Fine, tight , bright copy in a bright dust jacket lightly soiled on the rear panel, a small closed tear to bottom edge of rear cover, and with minor nicks to the extremities. Coils of wire and boxes of hand grenades are reported missing from a Home Guard ammunition store in a Cornish coastal village. Soon after an explosion on the beach nearby kills an old man. And then there's another murder! Inspector French investigates.
Inventory Number: 38951