Klinger, Henry Wanton for Murder
New York Permabooks 1961 Mass Market Paperback Good
Permabook #M-4222. Spine curved, cover creased, some edgewear. Text is yellowed, but clean and unmarked.
"When Joe Adano, ambulance attendant, examined the drunk who had fallen off the tenement house roof he didn't know what he was letting himself in for. Neva Norrell, for example, the drunk's gorgeous wife, who had fewer morals than a female tomcat. Or the drunk, not really a drunk, who would recover but shortly after turn up as a suspect in a murder. Joe wanted to be a doctor. Then why was he trying to make like a detective? Before he realized what was happening he was mixed up in smuggled diamonds, a wanton who didn't recognize murder as one of the major sins and a mob who would sooner kill him than tell him the time of day. It took Lieutenant Shomar, on loan to the New York Police Department by the Israeli Government and the most unconventional of sleuths, to get him out whole."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall