Publication: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1986, Garden City
First U. S. edition. Gift inscription on the front free fly leaf from mystery writer Shannon O'Cork, dated May 1987 presenting the book to the Mystery Writers of America, for its 1st auction. A "ding" to the foot of spine, else a fine, unread copy in dust jacket. An English professor becomes a successful author but her powerfully persuasive publisher insists that she write the biography of another bestselling author, a romance writer whose history is shrouded in mystery and, possibly, murder.
Inventory Number: 47953