Publication: Lippincott, 1977, Philadelphia
First U.S. hardcover edition. Fine bright copy in fine, bright dust jacket with red and yellow on the spine lightly sunned. When brilliant, kind, and very wealthy neurosurgeon Dr. Fortner Geis Geis dies after a long illness, his young wife, Glory, discovers that his inheritance has gone missing. Glory quickly learns that her husband liquidated all his assets over the course of the last year of his life. She is now left without money, and her stepchildren accuse her of foul play. Glory asks PI Travis McGee to find out what happened to all the money. Travis discovers that the good doctor has more than a few skeletons in his closet.
Inventory Number: 44345