Edition: First US printing.
New York: Carroll & Graf, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first novel by this young Scots writer, one of the strongest and best new voices in crime fiction - one review described this novel, set in "the grimmest of Glasgow's hilltop neighborhoods" as "the humor's black as coal and the action bright as a switchblade." John Creasey Award Winner for Best First Crime Novel. SIGNED on the title page. 349 pp. ISBN: 0-786706120.
Condition: Ex-library with relatively few markings (only 1 stamp, and small piece cut out from front endpaper), overall tight and clean in a near fine unmarked dust jacket.