Spine very slightly slanted. DJ shows some bumping/edgewear, two very small tears at bottom edge of spine, and crease on inside flap. A bright, attractive copy.
"Murder by the Tale is the perfect short-story collection for Dell Shannon’s thousands of fans, because it gives them eight never-before-published stories featuring the popular Lieutenant Luis Mendoza of the Los Angeles Police Department as well as six fine non-series tales. We see the full range of Dell Shannon’s diabolical talent as a writer of crime fiction—from the nitty-gritty realism of the Mendoza stories to creepy supernaturalism."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall