Ferrars, Elizabeth The Pretty Pink Shroud
New York Penguin 1979 0140049940 / 9780140049947 Mass Market Paperback Good
Spine, covers somewhat creased and scuffed. Some shelf wear, foxing. Small dampstain at the bottom of the first 40 or so pages.
"A pink satin dress lay in a crumpled heap on the table. With a bashful half-smile, showing that the gesture was more than she could resist, Clare suddenly draped the dress against her own thin body. The next moment she had flung it from her onto the floor and was screaming. . .
At the ball Leila Guest had waltzed divinely in her exquisite pink satin gown. The next day the gown arrived with her contribution of clothes to be sold for charity at the Economy Centre, but the back of its bodice bore a dark red stain, and, in the middle of the stain was a bullet hole. When the ladies from the Economy Centre telephoned, Leila wasn't at home . . ."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall