Publication: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1941, Garden City
First edition. Presentation inscription on the front fly leaf from the author, "For ---- It is the lark that sings so out of tune! Virginia Perdue." Author's second mystery. Moderate shelf wear to the cloth, else very good in price-clipped dust jacket, light faded at the spine, lightly rubbed along front flap fold, and light wear to the spine ends. Family fracas, when young Jacklin who, after the death of her cousin, makes life difficult for the police in an attempt to clear her cousin, Ward, whom she loves. An eccentric household, all leeching off wealthy Grandfather Everard, is the scene for three deaths. Crime Club mystery novel.
Inventory Number: 32785