Publication: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1929, New York
First edition. Author's first book. Cloth a little rubbed, else near fine in a fine, bright, colorful dust jacket, complete with a promotional wraparound band. Introduces Tommy Rankin of Philadelphia's Homicide Bureau. At the end of a ride on the scenic railway at the Woodlawn Amusement Park, a young girl remains in the front seat. When the guard tries to collect her fare he sees that she is dead ... stabbed through the heart!!! Rankin investigates. Sharp copy.
Inventory Number: 37166