Publication: Permabooks, 1956, New York
First edition. Author's first mystery novel. Fine in dust jacket. Introduces chief medical examiner, Dr. Kay Scarpetta. A serial killer is on the loose ... brutalizing and then strangling women, but leaving very few clues. The killer seems to strike randomly, but always on Saturday mornings. With the latest advances in forensic research, Dr. Scarpetta is determined to unmask the maniac. John Creasey Award winner for 1990.
Inventory Number: 19040