Spine slightly slanted, some edgewear/bumping, small hole punched in front cover. A clean, unmarked copy.
"Shell Scott in Xanadu? No, only Palm Desert, California, but Ormand Monaco's new hotel, the Kubla Khan, was designed to transport people to the fabled kingdom. Knowing his customers, Monaco had decreed that there be a beauty contest to help celebrate the opening of his posh resort. What he hadn't counted on, from his customers, or anyone else, was a couple of murders. That's when Shell Scott gets called in. Who else would you call on in a case like this? And in his own very special way, Scott begins to unravel the knots. (The one holding Lyssa Weldon's towel on unravels by itself!) The Kubla Khan may have been designed as a stately pleasure dome, but it was turning into a blood-bath - and Shell Scott finds himself in a very unique position to bring the caper to an end. . . if he can only get out from under."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall