London: Macmillan, 1992. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (22cm); dark green paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; ,11-240pp. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Scattered foxing to text edges, else Near Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket (priced £13.99 net). The English author's first novel, winner of the CWA John Creasey Award for best debut, and adapted for BBC television in 1996.