Publication: Dennis McMillan, 1983, San Francisco, 1929
First edition thus. Author's first book. Non-authorial gift inscription on front paste down sheet partially covered by the front flap else a fine copy in dust jacket. Limited edition of 1000 copies. A first-rate thriller about an American millionaire who owns the House of Cain. The owner himself is a threefold murderer and offers his lodgings as a haven for murderers wanted by the law. It is with this man that Austiline Thorpe, the beautiful fiancee of Martin Sherwood, becomes involved. How this happens and the final dissolution of the murder settlement make for a fascinating story.
Inventory Number: 36311