Corners slightly bumped, slight edge wear.
"A smoking room in a house in Daylesford Gardens in the smarter part of London yields a gruesome discovery. The mysterious tenant, Mr. Colin James, who has stood out in a neighborhood of retired professionals for both his employment and his aloofness, has disappeared, leaving behind a corpse. The very determined Inspector Mallett of Scotland Yard is brought in to discover the source of this outrage. And he must unravel a complex of suspicion, and a trail that leads to the City and to the arrangements of well-known and powerful financial firms, before the murder can be resolved."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall