New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "A novel of serial murder and endangered species" ranging from Germany to the Philippines and featuring ex-CIA agent James Burlane, who is called in by CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.) INSCRIBED on the title page to the noted book collector Larry Owens with the comment "Obviousl good guy" and dated in the year of publication. 253 pp. ISBN: 0-31293310X.