Edition: First US printing.
New York: Dodd, Mead, (1983) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's first mystery introducing William Dougall, an "engaging and unprincipled graduate student" and his girlfriend Amanda as they hunt for a cache of diamonds. Awarded the CWA New Blood Dagger. nominated for the Edgar for best first novel, 234 pp. ISBN: 0-396081495.
Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (slight spine slant, some wear to dj at top of spine)