Publication: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1935, New York and London
First edition. Cloth lightly soiled, else near fine in a fine, bright dust jacket. "To the whip-poor-will: I am alone. Come to me. I need help. The girl on the hill." This advertisement inserted in a small-town Maryland newspaper, leads its young proprietor on a hunt which culminates in a mysterious murder, the trial of an innocent girl, and the uncovering of a horrible plot against her and the hero himself. Set in a little known section of Maryland.
Inventory Number: 32204