Edition: First printing.
London: Bantam, (1998.) 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. Mina is not yet nearly as well-known as she should be -SIGNED on the title page. 349 pp. ISBN: 0-593-043510.
Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (a better than average copy with a straight spine and only a hint of toning to the pages, but with an inscription on front endpaper.)