Crawford, William Stryker: Drug Run (Stryker Series #3)
New York Pinnacle Books 1974 052300348X / 9780523003481 First Edition Mass Market Paperback Good+
Spine somewhat creased, slanted, corners bumped, slight edge wear, a little darkening and yellowing, but text is clean and unmarked. Paperback original first edition. A nice copy.
"Mrs. Riel had passed out cold..pulse steady but slow, too slow,. Stryker searched the house for any kind of amphetamine to counteract the downers. In her bedroom he found a half-dozen of the filthiest picture taken of her daughter, Kitty. He had NOT gotten them all, as he had thought. Stryker had intuitively known her story from the first moment he'd seen her. After Kitty had died of an overdose, some far-thinking, ambitious son of a bitch had sent Mr. and Mrs. Riel a selection of the vilest pornographic photos that their nice, young, wholesome, scholarship twirler, homecoming princess daughter had been drugged or forced into posing for. And for someone it had been the greatest possible comfort when Mr. Riel had killed himself. Undoubtedly that person hoped for a double."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall