Blakeney: Scorpion Press, 1997. First, Limited Edition. Handsome edition of the 17th Inspector Wexford mystery. With an appreciation by author Val McDermid. One of 99 numbered copies signed by the author, this being copy no.50. Octavo; marbled paper over hunter green leather, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; green topstain; publishers original acetate dustjacket; 328pp. Fine in a Fine dustjacket.