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Silent Terror. by James. Ellroy

Silent Terror.

by James. Ellroy

Publication: Blood & Guts Press, 1987, Los Angeles

First edition. Limited edition of 350 signed and numbered copies by the author. This is copy # 315. Additionally a full page inscription on the front fly leaf in an early hand: "To Sol + Patty - This book wants to devour your soul! James Ellroy." Fine in fine dust jacket. In a terrifying look inside the twisted mind of a serial killer, Martin Plunkett finds relief from tormenting fantasies and nightmares in a grisly trail of blood that leads from Los Angeles, to Aspen, to the Utah desert. A masterpiece of crime fiction, narrated in first person by a deviant serial killer. First published as a paperback original in 1986, the Blood & Guts Press edition is the first in hardcover, with a special introduction by mystery author Jonathan Kellerman.

Inventory Number: 43095