Ex-library with usual markings, plus back FEP torn out when retired. Some edgewear/chipping to boards and jacket. Jacket in protective wraps and taped to the boards. Shelf-cocked. Some darkening.
"Innocent Blood is a novel that goes far beyond the bounds of the mystery story to explore the themes of the growth of love and the search for identity. Philippa Palfrey, adopted as a child, exercises her legal right to apply for a copy of her birth certificate when she becomes eighteen. Although she has always had a fantasy of being the illegitimate daughter of an aristocratic father and now dead mother, she soon learns the shocking truth about her parents-and finds that her mother is about to be released from prison.
With this knowledge, Philippa moves into an alien world that is to prove more dangerous and terrifying than any she could imagine. For there is someone else interested in her mother's release-someone who had dedicated his life to seeking out and destroying her"; Ex-Library; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall