New York: St. Martin's Press, 1992. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); green paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; ,11-240pp. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Base of spine gently nudged, else Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket (priced $18.95). The English author's first novel, winner of the CWA John Creasey Award for best debut, and adapted for BBC television in 1996.