First U. S. edition. Signed by the author. Author's second mystery. Fine in dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends, corners and extremities. The entire neighborhood had been at Patrick Selby's wife's birthday party. They had all witnessed the horrible painting of a girl holding a man's severed head on a platter, as well as the attack of wasps on Patrick. Later that same evening, Patrick died. Had Patrick been stung to death -- after all, wasps aren't the only creatures that kill with poison! Crime Club mystery title.
Inventory Number: 32835